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  1. Society of Mil. Engineers 

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    2011-08-17

    .......................... 24 1. Line-Lengthening Tuning Stub Configuration.................... 25 2. 6?16 mil? Rectangular Tuning Chips in a Cluster (RTCC).. 30 3. 10?10 mil? RTCC......................................................................... 49 3. Conclusions ......................................................................... 52 E. Recommendations and Conclusions ........................................... 52 1. Summary...

  2. 1 O God thou hast cast us out and | scattered us a | broad : thou hast also been displeased O | turn thee unto | us a | gain.

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    Flynn, E. Victor

    Psalm 60 1 O God thou hast cast us out and | scattered · us a | broad : thou hast also been-pot over Edom will I | cast out · my | shoe : Phi | lis · tia | be thou | glad of me. 9 Who will lead me | into · the strong | city : who will | bring me | into | Edom? 10 Hast not thou | cast us out · O | God : wilt

  3. 1 Plead thou my cause O Lord with | them that | strive with me : and fight | thou a gainst | them that | fight against me.

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    Flynn, E. Victor

    Psalm 35 1 Plead thou my cause O Lord with | them that | strive with me : and fight | thou a · gainst | them that | fight against me. 2 $ Lay | hand upon · the | shield || and | buckler · and | stand

  4. Scholarly publications in Latin America: where, oh index, art thou?

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    Gutierrez, Ruby Meraz

    2013-01-01

    45(8), 620–7. Ruby Meraz Gutierrez studied Latin Americanart thou? Ruby Meraz Gutierrez The author describes theVol. 31 No. 1 March 2013 Gutierrez: Scholarly publications

  5. VPP Interagency Agreement Between DOE and DOL

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    The purpose of thia agreement ie for the U. S. Department Of Labor's (DOL) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Directorate of Federal-State Operation8 (FSO) to provide aeeistance to the U. S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Occupational safety (EH-31) in the development bf the DOE Voluntary Protection Program (DOE-WP) at Government-~ned-or-LeaBed Contractor-Operated (GOCO) facilities.

  6. UGA Instructions for preparation of SEPARATION NOTICE (Form DOL -800)

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    Arnold, Jonathan

    to contest the manner or reason for termination. More specific instructions for the completion for the separation. This notice shall be used where the employer-employee relationship is terminated and shall not be used when partial (DOL-408) or mass separation (DOL-402) notices are filed. Item 1. Enter employee

  7. DOL: Role in EEOICPA – Part B and Part E

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    DOL is tasked with administering the EEOICPA, both Parts B and E. Part B covers current and former workers who have been diagnosed with cancer, chronic beryllium disease, beryllium sensitivity, or...

  8. WWW.G8.ARMY.MIL WWW.G8.ARMY.MIL

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    US Army Corps of Engineers

    2014 WWW.G8.ARMY.MIL 2014 WWW.G8.ARMY.MIL Army EquipmEnt modErnizAtion plAn #12;The estimated cost .......................................................................................... 75 #12;#12;7 www.g8.army.mil The Army Equipment Modernization Plan 2014 describes the Army Research

  9. Mais de dois mil alunos desistiram

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    Instituto de Sistemas e Robotica

    difícil de avaliar PATRÍCIA JESUS Sem direito a bolsa, com propinas e residên- cia para pagar, o os de licenciatura e mestrado, um valor acumulado de mais de um milhão e trezentos mil euros. "Mesmo propinas e residência, devido a mau aproveitamento. Mas tem colegas sem #12;direito a bolsa e que não

  10. 1 mil gold bond wire study.

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    Huff, Johnathon; McLean, Michael B.; Jenkins, Mark W.; Rutherford, Brian Milne

    2013-05-01

    In microcircuit fabrication, the diameter and length of a bond wire have been shown to both affect the current versus fusing time ratio of a bond wire as well as the gap length of the fused wire. This study investigated the impact of current level on the time-to-open and gap length of 1 mil by 60 mil gold bond wires. During the experiments, constant current was provided for a control set of bond wires for 250ms, 410ms and until the wire fused; non-destructively pull-tested wires for 250ms; and notched wires. The key findings were that as the current increases, the gap length increases and 73% of the bond wires will fuse at 1.8A, and 100% of the wires fuse at 1.9A within 60ms. Due to the limited scope of experiments and limited data analyzed, further investigation is encouraged to confirm these observations.

  11. (O EDP Sciences, Les Ulis Dol : 10. 1051/jp4:20030285

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    Mailhes, Corinne

    (O EDP Sciences, Les Ulis Dol : 10. 1051/jp4:20030285 Remobilisation of Zn and Pb in a mountain and the Massif Central, several hundred metal- bearing sites have been working during the two last centuries-gravimetric process) after the confluence with a Bentaillou e e vii mountain creek. The flood event was investigated

  12. Evaluation of Mil-F-28861 filters and suppliers

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    Grieco, S.E. [Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States). Component Information and Management Dept.

    1994-09-01

    Over the last 20 years, a family of lowpass filters has been developed to eliminate electromechanical interference from power and signal lines in weapon systems. Since its inception, Sprague Electric in North Adams, Massachusetts, has produced this family of components on a line dedicated solely to these devices. Although at least seven other companies produce similar filters, suppliers are unwilling to build small quantities of components in a manner that is incompatible with their standard methods and equipment. The ability to fabricate products in small quantities on an occasional basis is an important factor in component development, and compatibility with commercially available devices enhances that ability. The Mil-F-28861/5 specifications, developed by the Defense Electronic Parts Supply Center, describe filters similar to those of the MC family. This report documents the evaluation of Mil-F-28861/5 filters acquired from the eight suppliers and serves as a basis for further development of specifications and suppliers.

  13. Multiphysics Modeling and Simulations of Mil A46100 Armor-Grade Martensitic Steel Gas Metal Arc Welding

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    Grujicic, Mica

    Multiphysics Modeling and Simulations of Mil A46100 Armor-Grade Martensitic Steel Gas Metal Arc-welding of MIL A46100, a prototypical high-hardness armor martensitic steel. The model consists of five distinct) of a prototypical high-hardness armor-grade martensitic steel MIL A46100 (Ref 1). It is hoped that the availability

  14. MIL-L-87177 and CLT:X-10 Lubricants Improve Electrical Connector Fretting Corrosion Behavior

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    AUKLAND,NEIL R.; HANLON,JAMES T.

    1999-10-12

    We have conducted a fretting research project using MIL-L-87177 and CLT: X-10 lubricants on Nano-miniature connectors. When they were fretted without lubricant, individual connectors first exceeded our 0.5 ohm failure criteria from 2,341 to 45,238 fretting cycles. With additional fretting, their contact resistance increased to more than 100,000 ohms. Unmodified MIL-L-87177 lubricant delayed the onset of first failure to between 430,000 and over 20,000,000 fretting cycles. MIL-L-87177 modified by addition of Teflon powder delayed first failure to beyond 5 million fretting cycles. Best results were obtained when Teflon was used and also when both the straight and modified lubricants were poured into and then out of the connector. CLT: X-10 lubricant delayed the onset of first failure to beyond 55 million cycles in one test where a failure was actually observed and to beyond 20 million cycles in another that was terminated without failure. CLT: X-10 recovered an unlubricated connector driven deeply into failure, with six failed pins recovering immediately and four more recovering during an additional 420 thousand fretting cycles. MIL-L-87177 was not able to recover a connector under similar conditions.

  15. Communication POC: Linda Dent-Mitchell 202-685-6181 Linda.dent-mitchell@navy.mil October 16, 2011

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    OCHR NEWS Communication POC: Linda Dent-Mitchell 202-685-6181 Linda.dent-mitchell@navy.mil October careers with the Department of the Navy (DON). "Civilian careers provide opportunities to tackle;OCHR NEWS Communication POC: Linda Dent-Mitchell 202-685-6181 Linda.dent-mitchell@navy.mil October 16

  16. Ballistic-Failure Mechanisms in Gas Metal Arc Welds of Mil A46100 Armor-Grade Steel: A Computational

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    Grujicic, Mica

    -welding of a prototypical high-hardness armor-grade martensitic steel, MIL A46100. The model predictions concerning-tempered, high-hardness, low-alloy martensitic, ar- mor-grade steel). A summary of Johnson-Cook material- modelBallistic-Failure Mechanisms in Gas Metal Arc Welds of Mil A46100 Armor-Grade Steel

  17. Gas Metal Arc Welding Process Modeling and Prediction of Weld Microstructure in MIL A46100 Armor-Grade

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    Grujicic, Mica

    -Grade Martensitic Steel M. Grujicic, A. Arakere, S. Ramaswami, J.S. Snipes, R. Yavari, C-F. Yen, B.A. Cheeseman-metallurgy, to a prototypical high-hardness armor martensitic steel (MIL A46100). The main outcome of this procedure-metallurgy concepts and principles of a prototypical high-hardness armor-grade martensitic steel MIL A46100 [Ref 1

  18. The composite materials handbook (MIL handbook 17). Volume 2: Materials properties

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    Not Available

    1999-01-01

    The Composite Materials Handbook (MIL Handbook 17) is THE source for data and usage guidelines for current and emerging polymer matrix composite materials. It provides you with the tools you will need to design and fabricate end items from polymer matrix composite materials and offers guidelines for how these data should be generated and used. The Handbook is a comprehensive guide of composites technology and engineering, an area that is advancing and changing rapidly. Data obtained and selected according to Volume 1 are published in Volume 2.

  19. MIL-L-87177 Lubricant Bulletproofs Connectors Against Chemical and Fretting Corrosion

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    HANLON, JAMES T.; DE MARQUIS, VIRGINIA K.; TAYLOR, RONALD DEAN

    2002-05-01

    Electrical connectors corrode. Even our best SA and MC connectors finished with 50 to 100 microinches of gold over 50 to 100 microinches of nickel corrode. This work started because some, but not all, lots of connectors held in KC stores for a decade had been destroyed by pore corrosion (chemical corrosion). We have identified a MIL-L-87177 lubricant that absolutely stops chemical corrosion on SA connectors, even in the most severe environments. For commercial connectors which typically have thinner plating thicknesses, not only does the lubricant significantly retard effects of chemical corrosion, but also it greatly prolongs the fretting life. This report highlights the initial development history and use of the lubricant at Bell Labs and AT&T, and the Battelle studies and the USAF experience that lead to its deployment to stop dangerous connector corrosion on the F-16. We report the Sandia, HFM&T and Battelle development work, connector qualification, and material compatibility studies that demonstrate its usefulness and safety on JTA and WR systems. We will be applying MIL-L-87177 Connector Lubricant to all new connectors that go into KC stores. We recommend that it be applied to connectors on newly built cables and equipment as well as material that recycles through manufacturing locations from the field.

  20. Optimization of Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) Process for Maximum Ballistic Limit in MIL A46100 Steel Welded

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    Grujicic, Mica

    welding of MIL A46100 (a prototypical high-hardness armor-grade martensitic steel) workpieces using filler-tempered, high-hardness, low-alloy martensitic, armor-grade steel) and validated by comparing the model Steel Welded All-Metal Armor M. Grujicic, S. Ramaswami, J.S. Snipes, R. Yavari, C.-F. Yen, and B

  1. Engineering Computations Modeling of ballistic-failure mechanisms in gas metal arc welds of mil a46100

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    Grujicic, Mica

    -hardness armor-grade martensitic steel) workpieces using filler-metal electrodes made46100 armor-grade steel Mica Grujicic Subrahmanian Ramaswami Jennifer Snipes Rohan Galgalikar Ramin of mil a46100 armor-grade steel", Engineering Computations, Vol. 32 Iss 3 pp. 705 - 741 Permanent link

  2. Radiative cooling test facility and performance evaluation of 4-MIL aluminized polyvinyl fluoride and white-paint surfaces

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    Kruskopf, M.S.; Berdahl, P.; Martin, M.; Sakkal, F.; Sobolewski, M.

    1980-11-01

    A test facility designed to measure the amount of radiative cooling a specific material or assembly of materials will produce when exposed to the sky is described. Emphasis is placed upon assemblies which are specifically designed to produce radiative cooling and which therefore offer promise for the reduction of temperatures and/or humidities in occupied spaces. The hardware and software used to operate the facility are documented and the results of the first comprehensive experiments are presented. A microcomputer-based control/data acquisition system was employed to study the performance of two prototype radiator surfaces: 4-mil aluminized polyvinyl fluoride (PVF) and white painted surfaces set below polyethylene windscreens. The cooling rates for materials tested were determined and can be approximated by an equation (given). A computer model developed to simulate the cooling process is presented. (MCW)

  3. Sustainability: How Far Are We From Thou?

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    Patzek, Tadeusz W.

    gallons of hydrocarbons as crude oil equivalents My VW Jetta DTI, drives on this amount of energy for 5, there is little we can do about the accelerating global unsustainability We have not developed a meaningful) of an ecosystem occurs when the entropy production inside the ecosystem is balanced by the entropy export from

  4. 3. PROPONENT OF THIS NEWSLETTER: HQUSACE/CECW-EI, 202-761-5545 or DSN-763-5545, and FAX 202-761-0623 and Internet Address: "amitava.ghosh@usace.army.mil".

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    US Army Corps of Engineers

    of construction date of 1 October 2005 (MCP Index = 2276) for an area cost factor (ACF) of 1.00. These unit costs CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM (MCP) INDEX The base cost index for the unit costs herein in Appendix A is for an assumed-761-0623 and Internet Address: "amitava.ghosh@usace.army.mil". FACILITIES UNIT COSTS - MILITARY CONSTRUCTION PAX

  5. DOL: Office of the Ombudsman for EEOICPA

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    The Office of the Ombudsman for the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program is an independent office within the Department of Labor that provides assistance and information to...

  6. Scholarly publications in Latin America: where, oh index, art thou?

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    Gutierrez, Ruby Meraz

    2013-01-01

    Scholarly publications in Latin America: where, oh index,not prevalent in scholarly publications or in general non-2013 Gutierrez: Scholarly publications in Latin America its

  7. Scholarly publications in Latin America: where, oh index, art thou?

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    Gutierrez, Ruby Meraz

    2013-01-01

    in the book Cultura y democracia en América Latina gapgeneral. For Cultura y democracia en América Latina, for

  8. Mil Science Department Officers & Enlisted Men 

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    Unknown

    2011-08-17

    ELECTRIC COMPANY An Internship Report by Bruce Michael Aucoin Submitted to the College of Engineering of Texas A&M Univers ity partia l fu l f i l lment of the requirements for the degree of DOCTOR OF ENGINEERING December 1982 Major Subject: E... for hosting my internshi p. I deeply appreciate the sac r i f i c e and encouragement of my parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elwood Aucoin, and my grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Aucoin, for making my education possible. My thanks goes to Dr. B.D. Russell...

  9. Malwa Industries Ltd MIL | Open Energy Information

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  10. Property:Incentive/PVComFitDolKWh | Open Energy Information

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  12. Property:Incentive/PVResFitDolKWh | Open Energy Information

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  13. FOCUS January 2001 1asdfghjk ENGINEERING

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    Pringle, James "Jamie"

    was due on the president's desk in October. "Look at the effort put into space explo- ration during water for hundreds of mil- lions of people around the world and save the public billions of dol- lars a mouse sick." UV disinfection involves the generation of photons of light energy in the "germi- cidal

  14. Towards a Dialogic Humanist Education: A Cross-Cultural Inquiry of I-Thou Relationships

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    Chen, Jiahong

    2012-01-01

    Figure 1. Plato's Concept of Education as Conversion of Soulfour educational concepts; individualized education, whicheducation includes three steps, learning knowledge, forming concepts, and

  15. Re-using products saves budget dol-lars and reduces waste

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    Vetriani, Costantino

    ) 2,683 barrels of oil 14,825 Mature Trees It cost s $64 /ton to dispose of waste in a landfill It cost nothing to recycle comingled paper and cardboard products. RU Single Stream Recycling?2014 to determine which institution can collect the largest amount of recyclables per capita, the larg- est amount

  16. EpiDOL: Epidemic Density Adaptive Data Dissemination Exploiting Opposite Lane in

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    Özkasap, Öznur

    accidents is massive. For instance, every year just in the United States almost six million traffic accidents, ten thousands of deaths and millions of injuries oc- cur [1]. Certainly, VANETs are expected in providing adaptivity to density. Therefore, the comparison of our approach with state of the art protocols

  17. U.S. DOL @ - Employment Standards Administration Office of Workers' Compensation Programs

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  18. EPJ Web of Conferences 41, 07014 (2013) DOl: 1O.105l/epjconf/201341070l4

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    Mukamel, Shaul

    2013-01-01

    is crucial for the design of artificial photochemical devices. At the heart of photosynthesis are excitation 92697-2025, USA Abstract. We present theoretical modelling of the nonlinear optical response on photosynthetic complexes commonly focus on EET based on the Frenkel exciton Hamiltonian [1]. Realistic models

  19. Postmodernism and Feminism in Mexican Theatre: Aura y las once mil vírgenes by Carmen Boullosa

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    Costantino, Roselyn

    1995-04-01

    " at the play's end can be seen as a political act. The move to foreground the personal as political (the subjective experience of objective systemic shifts) resists one of the limiting differences between postmodernism and feminism: postmodernism's lack...-171. Patán, Federico. "Mejor desaparece de Carmen Boullosa. La fragmentación como estructura." Unomásuno 22 Aug. (1989): 10. Poncela, Anna Fernández. "América Latina: ¿crecimiento con pobreza?" Unomásuno 16 May 1993: 10. Rodríguez, Candelaria. "Cinco...

  20. http://www.lrc.usace.army.mil/Missions/CivilWorksProjects/ANSPortal.aspx Chicago District

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    US Army Corps of Engineers

    at river mile 281.5 near the Rock Run Rookery on the Des Plaines River. Asian carp are consistently using the Kankakee River confluence and deep, backwater pools stemming from the main channel. There has been

  1. http://www.nellis.af.mil/library/factsheets/factsheet_print.asp

    National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

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  2. Andante q=90 Simeon's hymn (Nunc dimittis) PETER BIRD

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    Bird, Peter

    - Lord: Now lett est- Thou Thy ser vant- de - 7 S. A. T. B. lett est- - Thou Thou Thy ser vant- de - vant de part- in peace, ac cord- ing- part in peace, ac cord- ing- to Thy 13 S. A. T. B. Thy ser vant- - de - - part in peace. de - - to Thy word: Now lett est- Thou Thy ser vant- de - word: Now lett est

  3. * rjwatkin@nps.navy.mil; phone: 1-831-656-1146; fax:1-831-656-2313; http://www.aa.nps.navy.mil/~agrawal/srdc/ Optical Beam Jitter Control

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    Jitter Control (LJC) testbed has been constructed to test jitter algorithms. The testbed consists of two to relay laser communications through space and from/to earth could increase available bandwidth and thus of the Optical Relay Mirror Lab ­ Laser Jitter Control (LJC) Testbed, which is located in the Spacecraft Research

  4. 4 IAnewsletter Vol 9 No 2 Fall 2006 http://iac.dtic.mil/iatac SAMATE's Contribution to

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    Black, Paul E.

    with internally developed style or guidelines? If a tool passes a system with no outstanding alarms, how secure. But what if the system being designed includes commercial, off- the-shelf (COTS) packages? How can a contractor thoroughly audit or check large packages from subcontractors? What kinds of flaws does the current

  5. Microsoft PowerPoint - SWDRegional 5-Yr MIL and Ranking Process_20150616_revised.pptx [Read-Only]

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  6. Front. Electr. Electron. Eng.' China 2011, 6(3): 412-423 DOl 1O.1007/s11460-011-0164-9

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    Luh, Peter

    itil=_ Biao SUN, Peter B. LUH, Zheng O'NEILL SPC and Kalman filter-based fault detection and diagnosis

  7. Buildings and Energy in the 1980's (TABLES)

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    in Residential Buildings, 1984 End Uses RSE Row Fac- tors All End Uses Space Heating Water Heating Air Conditioning Appliances Building Characteristics Buildings (thou- sand)...

  8. Buildings and Energy in the 1980's (TABLES)

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

    in Residential Buildings, 1987 End Uses RSE Row Fac- tors All End Uses Space Heating Water Heating Air Conditioning Appliances Building Characteristics Buildings (thou- sand)...

  9. Buildings and Energy in the 1980's (TABLES)

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

    1982 End Uses RSE Row Fac- tors All End Uses Space Heating Water Heating Air Conditioning Appliances Building Characteristics Buildings (thou- sand) Consump- tion...

  10. Buildings and Energy in the 1980's (TABLES)

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

    1980 End Uses RSE Row Fac- tors All End Uses Space Heating Water Heating Air Conditioning Appliances Building Characteristics Buildings (thou- sand) Consump- tion...

  11. Buildings and Energy in the 1980's (TABLES)

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

    1981 End Uses RSE Row Fac- tors All End Uses Space Heating Water Heating Air Conditioning Appliances Building Characteristics Buildings (thou- sand) Consump- tion...

  12. FAC1UTATlON OF LEVODOPA-INDUC&D DYSKINESIAS BY DIETAIt.Y

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    Wurtman, Richard

    triangles). Value. 8bov8 the line In Panel A dlnotl symplOms 01drUg overdose (clysklneslaS). and thou below

  13. A, Science service Feature Relcased on reccipt

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    a comfortable respite. Crops are witliercd, the temperature may riso t o But"a1thouEh the inhabitants arc baked

  14. Wetland Losses and Human Impacts

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    Gray, Matthew

    American Wetlands Peatlands of Alaska and Canada Playa Lakes MAV Prairie Potholes Coastal Wetlands mil ha (89 mil) ·Alaska =69 mil ha United States: =127 mil haCanada: =111 mil ha Manitoba (22.5) Ontario (29.2) = 51.7 mil ha 41% 53% Loss** =238 mil ha Canada 53% Alaska 29% Lower US 18%Lower US 29

  15. OCONUS and OVERSEAS Per Diem Rates: Query Results http://www.defensetravel.dod.mil/pdcgi/pd-rates/opdrates.cgi[1/23/2014 10:31:28 AM

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    Hardy, Christopher R.

    /01/2012 LUALUALEI NAVAL MAGAZINE 01/01- 12/31 177 91 52 23 291 07/01/2013 MOLOKAI 01/01- 12/31 131 58 35 14 203 07

  16. lPACTIlFTI(c OUTHW lEST ]fORlET & RANGlE lEXlPlERlMIlENT TATTION

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    casional accidents resulting from tree failure on recrea- tional sites and by the high proportion was expected. Such situations may pose a con- siderable lo c al hazard - control problem. The plots selected within the type. . This species performs an important function as ground cover on low and medium quality

  17. U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS -HEADQUARTERS REGULATORY COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE http://www.usace.army.mil/Missions/CivilWorks/RegulatoryProgramandPermits.aspx

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    US Army Corps of Engineers

    . The NWPL plays a critical role in wetland determinations under the Clean Water Act and the Wetland Conservation Provisions of the Food Security Act. Wetlands are evaluated using three factors ­ soils, hydrology indicator statuses are: Obligate (OBL) plants that always occur in standing water or in saturated soils

  18. October 11, 2013 9:32 WSPC/INSTRUCTION FILE AngMilSeg A SIR epidemic model structured by immunological variables

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    Milner, Fabio Augusto

    Sciences, Arizona State University, P.O. Box 871804 Tempe, AZ 85287, United States milner@asu.edu LAURENTIU-epidemiological model? In almost all epidemiological models, the death rates and the recovery rates are either constant SEGA Department of Mathematics, Georgia Regents University, 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912, United

  19. Effects of ductile phase volume fraction on the mechanical properties of Ti-Al?Ti metal-intermetallic laminate (MIL) composites

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    Price, Richard David

    2010-01-01

    ductile behavior, and so should have had the highest fracture toughness.fracture toughness of 31.65MPa?m, indicating primarily ductilefracture toughness decreased steadily with decreasing Al volume fraction, indicating a reduction of ductile

  20. An Investigation into the evolution of damage and residual stresses in Ti6Al4V-Al?Ti metal intermetallic laminate (MIL) composites

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    Li, Tiezheng

    2006-01-01

    of ductile- phase reinforcements in the fracture toughnessfracture toughness (up to 2 MPa m ) limit its potential applications and ductiletoughness at lower temperature by modifying their intrinsic fracture properties and by reinforcing intermetallics with ductile

  1. An Investigation into the evolution of damage and residual stresses in Ti6Al4V-Al?Ti metal intermetallic laminate (MIL) composites

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    Li, Tiezheng

    2006-01-01

    efficiency of gas turbine engines. Table 2 Characteristicsand build advanced gas turbine engines [ 69 - 71 ] with

  2. Building a Region How do you form a region out of

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    selected to be one of DOL's original 13 WIRED grantees. A $15M federal grant was awarded, administered

  3. NIOSH comments to DOL on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's proposed rule on the control of hazardous energy sources (lockout/tagout) by R. A. Lemen, June 28, 1988

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Not Available

    1988-06-28

    The testimony presented the position of NIOSH regarding the proposed rule of OSHA concerning lockout/tagout procedures for controlling hazardous energy sources. The proposed rule fills a need for requirements to prevent employee injuries and fatalities due to exposure to such hazards during servicing and maintenance. Specific sections of the rule include the use of the Bureau of Labor statistics work injury report study for accident data; the scope, application and purpose of the suggested rule; definitions applicable to the section; protective materials and hardware; and the verification of isolation. Several questions concerning the appropriateness of the rule for construction, the modification of the rule to make it more responsive to the unique hazards and working conditions found at construction sites, the use of additional accident and injury data for developing proposals in the area, and recommendations concerning record keeping were addressed.

  4. NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health) testimony to DOL (Department of Labor) on Occupational Safety and Health Administration's proposed rule on electrical safety-related work practices

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    Not Available

    1988-08-09

    The testimony summarized information contained in the Proposed Rule on Electrical Safety-Related Work Practices as put forth by OSHA, specifically expanding for clarification the sections dealing with the definition, training, and work practices. NIOSH believes that every worker should be trained to identify and respond appropriately to electrical hazards in the workplace. NIOSH also suggests that the training include a written training program administered by a qualified person. In the selection and use of work practices, NIOSH would recommend that this section also include a specific requirement for the inspect of permanently installed electrical equipment, wiring, and connections, similar to that provided in the section dealing with portable electrical equipment. Modifications of the lockout and tagging procedures are suggested. Regarding definitions, NIOSH suggests that the definition for a qualified person be modified to more appropriately apply to the large range of job classifications covered by Part-S. For the buddy system, a NIOSH definition is offered which stresses the requirement that at least two qualified persons be in the immediate area of work being performed, both of whom have current certifications in cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

  5. NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health) testimony to DOL (Department of Labor) on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's proposed rule on the control of hazardous energy sources (lockout/tagout) by R. W. Niemeier, September 8, 1988

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    Not Available

    1988-09-08

    The testimony addressed the proposed rule on control of hazardous energy sources and was offered in support of the position of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration on this issue. Provisions already in existence for cranes, derricks, and power presses require lockout provisions for electrical connections. The proposed rule will extend these protections to nonelectric power sources and add a requirement for isolating nonelectric hazards. The new rule requires a written procedure and training program. NIOSH opposed the use of tags instead of locks, as tags only provide a warning and are subject to several abuses including removal before maintenance is complete and negligence in removing the tag by the service operator when maintenance is completed. Over 20 electrically related fatalities were noted where a deenergized locked-out electrical circuit would have prevented the fatality. In a review of 160 responses concerning injuries where the equipment was turned off, six indicated the equipment was tagged out. Concern was also expressed over the simple tagout permitted for mechanical power transmission systems. NIOSH recommends that each worker should apply and remove his or her own lock.

  6. www.dol.gov/wb whygreenisyourcolorA Wo m a n 's G u i d e t o a S u s t a i n a b l e C a r e e r

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    Gelfond, Michael

    Energy 18 Environmental Protection 19 Green Building and Energy Efficiency 20 Doing Your Own Research 22 #12;TABLE OF CONTENTS HOW TO USE THIS GUIDE GLOSSARY Why Green Is Your Color: A Woman's Guide Why Is Green Good for Women? Green Occupations Educating Yourself For a Green Career Finding Your

  7. PRELIMINARY PARALLAXES OF 40 L AND T DWARFS FROM THE US NAVAL OBSERVATORY INFRARED ASTROMETRY PROGRAM

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    Golimowski, David A.

    Observatory, Flagstaff Station, P.O. Box 1149, Flagstaff, AZ 86002; fjv@nofs.navy.mil, aah@nofs.navy.mil, cbl@nofs.navy.mil, guetter@nofs.navy.mil, jam@nofs.navy.mil, blaise@nofs.navy.mil A. J. Burgasser2 Division of Astronomy

  8. Three-Dimensional Hydrodynamic Model for Prediction of Falling Cylinder Through Water Column

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    Chu, Peter C.

    Peter C. Chu, chu@nps.navy.mil Chenwu Fan, fan@nps.navy.mil Ashley Evans, ashley.evans@navy.mil Anthony F. Gilles, anthony.gilles@navy.mil Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA 93943 Peter Fleischer, fleischerp@navo.navy.mil Naval Oceanographic Office, Stennis Space Center, MS 39529 1 Abstract--A three

  9. A DESK GUIDE TO THE DAVIS-BACON ACT

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Therefore, owner-operators of equipment such as bulldozers, backhoes, drilling rigs, welding machines, and similar equipment are covered by DBA provisions. (Reference DOL's...

  10. NIOSH: Ombudsman to NIOSH for EEOICPA- Part B

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    The NIOSH Ombudsman directly assists both claimants and petitioners. The Ombudsman reviews a claimants’ entire case file (DOL initial case file, dose reconstruction report and medical records) and...

  11. DOSIMETRY, INSTRUMENTATION AND EXPOSURE CHAMBERS FOR DC MAGNETIC HELD STUDIES

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    Tenforde, T.S.

    2010-01-01

    C. Dols D. Nelson DOSIMETER DEVELOPMENT (Instrumentmagnetic field personnel dosimeter with data acquisitionFIELD BIOMEDICAL AND DOSIMETER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS AT THE

  12. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry 271 (2013) 130131 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect

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    Jayaraman, Sivaguru

    2013-01-01

    was mesmerized by his ingenious ways of explaining complex photo- chemical concepts and from that day I of educating students in a better way. He believed in the concept of "a picture is worth a thou- sand words

  13. Play Texts and Public Practice in the Chester Cycle, 1422-1607

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    Sergi, Matthew John

    2011-01-01

    and fetch anon to mee / an asse and a foale alsoe (linesHow, how! I must have this asse. JANITOR Here thou gettestwon Luce won Camell, won Asse, won dragon, sixe hobby

  14. 1 Be merciful unto me O God for man goeth a | bout to de | vour me : he is | daily | fighting and | troubling me.

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    Flynn, E. Victor

    | fighting · and | troubling me. 2 Mine enemies are daily in hand to | swallow · me | up : for they be many that | fight against · me | O thou · most | Highest. 3 Nevertheless though I am | sometime · a | fraid : yet

  15. Service Oriented Internet Jaideep Chandrashekar

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    Duan, Zhenhai

    . Thomas Hou ¢ £ University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA,¤ jaideepc,zhzhang,duan¥ @cs.umn.edu¦ Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA, thou@vt.edu Abstract. Effective service delivery capabilities

  16. 870 IEEE/ACM TRANSACTIONS ON NETWORKING, VOL. 11, NO. 6, DECEMBER 2003 Service Overlay Networks: SLAs, QoS, and

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    Duan, Zhenhai

    , MN 55455 USA (e-mail: zhzhang@cs.umn.edu). Y. T. Hou is with the Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engi- neering, Virginia Polytechnic and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061 USA (e-mail: thou

  17. Fundamental Trade-Offs in Aggregate Packet Zhenhai Duan, Member, IEEE, Zhi-Li Zhang, Member, IEEE, Yiwei Thomas Hou, Senior

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    Duan, Zhenhai

    , Minneapolis, MN 55455 USA (e-mail: zhzhang@cs.umn.edu). Yiwei Thomas Hou is with the Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061 USA (e-mail: thou@vt.edu). #12

  18. STANFORD HPNG TECHNICAL REPORT TR02-HPNG-031001 Designing Packet Buffers for Router Linecards

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    McKeown, Nick

    maintain fewer queues (less than a thou- sand). For example, the Force 10 E-Series switch [3] has 128 - 720. Some Ethernet switches such as the Foundry BigIron RX-series [5] switches are designed to operate

  19. 109TH CONGRESS S. RES. 595

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    Knowles, David William

    support to thou- sands of scientists each year whose published works con- tinue to consistently enrich, the Molecular Foundry, opened its doors on March 24, 2006, to enable the design, synthesis, and characterization

  20. From Data to Text in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: Using NLG Technology for

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    Reiter, Ehud

    at various points during the day [119]. Similarly, gas turbines often have sev- eral sensors (for example generate predictions of several weather parameters (e.g. wind speed), at thou- sands of different locations

  1. Andante q=90 Andante q=90

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    Bird, Peter

    - L.H. #12;21 S. A. T. B. Org. Now lett est- - Thou est- Thou Thy ser vant- Thy ser vant- de part- in peace, ac cord- - vant de part- in peace, ac cord- ing- 27 B B S. A. T. B. Org. Thy ser vant- - de - de ser - 2 #12;33 S. A. T. B. Org. part- - - part in peace, ac cord- - - vant de part- in peace, ac cord

  2. Revision of FED-STD-209D and MIL-STD-1246B and development of IES (Institute of Environmental Sciences) contamination control recommended practices in the United States of America

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    Mielke, R.L.

    1990-01-01

    In the United States of America, numerous organizations are writing standards and recommend practices for contamination control and cleanroom applications. The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), the Institute of Environmental Sciences (IES), and various US Government agencies are among the organizations with a vested interest in publishing standards and recommended practices on these subjects. In the early years of contamination control and cleanroom technology, significant work was done in the US on standards and recommended practices. Proprietary standards were established by companies and other documents were produced by Federal agencies and technical organizations. In 1982, the IES began to focus on recommended practices, and the US General Services Administration (GSA) commissioned the IES to review and rewrite US Federal Standard 209 (FED-STD-209). The ASTM continues to review and update their standards on cleanroom applications on a periodic basis. Now, in 1990, US military organizations are beginning to review their cleanroom documents as well. This paper will discuss the preparation of IES Recommended Practices and Standards for contamination control and cleanroom applications. It will describe the current status of four IES Recommended Practices and two US Government documents.

  3. IAnewsletter Vol 14 No 4 Fall 2011 http://iac.dtic.mil/iatac 33 s U b j E C T m A T T E R E x P E R T

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    Wang, Yongge

    in this article is Ehab S. Al-Shaer at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC). Dr. Al R T Dr.Ehab S. Al-Shaer by Angela Orebaugh This article continues our profile series of members of the Information Assurance Technology Analysis Center Subject Matter Expert (SME) program. The SME profiled

  4. ATAS REFERENTES AO AO DE 2012 DA 352 AT 364.1 Aos vinte e oito dias do ms de fevereiro de dois mil e doze, as quatorze horas, o Comit Assessor de4

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    Paraná, Universidade Federal do

    presentes os professores: Teresa Cristina César Ogliari do Setor de Ciências10 Biológicas, Armando Luiz Ruppelt Pereira e Carlos Henrique Coimbra de Araújo do Campus Palotina participação via Skype,18 Discentes propostas; 3)32 Comissão Edital Josué de Castro: em janeiro a Comissão reuniu-se e foi divulgado o memorando

  5. 7/3/13 10:04 AM2010 Breast Cancer Highlights, Breast Cancer Research Program, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs Page 1 of 10http://cdmrp.army.mil/bcrp/research_highlights/2010.shtml#top

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    Kowalczykowski, Stephen C.

    7/3/13 10:04 AM2010 Breast Cancer Highlights, Breast Cancer Research Program, Congressionally > Breast Cancer > Research Highlights > 2010 Breast Cancer Highlights 2010 Breast Cancer Research Highlights Successful Isolation of BRCA2 (breast cancer type 2 susceptibility protein) and Elucidation of Its

  6. Paper AAS 99-366 THE NAVAL SPACE COMMAND

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    Danielson, Don

    : dad@nps.navy.mil home page: http://web.nps.navy.mil/~dadaniel #12;2 (i) Pick an initial nominal state

  7. Alternative Energy Development and China's Energy Future

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    Zheng, Nina

    2012-01-01

    Solar Water Heater Geothermal energy Biomass Pellets mil m2 Mtce Mt consumption Biogas and Biomass Gasification Liquid Biofuels Bioethanol Biodiesel mil rural households

  8. RECENT FIELD EXPERIENCE WITH MULTIPLE COOPERATING SOLAR-POWERED AUVS

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    duartecn@npt.nuwc.navy.mil, Gerald R. Martel2 martelgr@npt.nuwc.navy.mil, Denise M. Crimmins2 crimminsdm@npt.nuwc.navy.mil, Michel A. Beliard3 beliardma@npt.nuwc.navy.mil, Robert Nitzel4 rnitzel@technologysystemsinc.com, James C

  9. Vibration sensors utilizing fiber fabry-perot interferometers and permanent magnets 

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    Conkey, Andrew P.

    2009-05-15

    , the effect of the non-linearity can be removed by signal processing. The fiber optic gap sensor (FOGS) developed has a sensitivity of 250 mV/mil for a 30 mil gap to 50 mV/mil for a 65 mil gap and a dynamic range up to 820 Hz. An advantage of the FOGS over...

  10. mm,50 mm) and (90 mm,50 mm). There is an eight-unit cell separation between the two ports.

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    Wai, Ping-kong Alexander

    mm,50 mm) and (90 mm,50 mm). There is an eight-unit cell separation between the two ports reported in Ref. 6. The calculated results are shown in Figure 4. The overall board height h 2.84 mm (112 mil), a 0.51 mm (20 mil), d 8.00 mm (315 mil), g 0.76 mm (30 mil), s 7.24 mm (285 mil), t1 2.36 mm (93

  11. Pear Stocks. Some Parasitic Fungi of Texas. 

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    Brunk, Thomas L; Jennings, H. S. (Herbert Spencer)

    1890-01-01

    loam, and rich bottom lands. The up- PEAR STOCKS. 1 'l lands mainly underlaid with red clay and the bottom land with a lighter col- ored subsoil. G. W. Stoner, Jewella, Louisiana, January 10, 1890: In answering the questions you ask, will first... seedlings are worth there $10 per thousand, which will cost laid down here about $18 per thou- sand. And in the same catalogue I can buy pear stocks at $10 per ten thou- sand, or $1 a thousand. The temptation is great to take the latter. Man is but n...

  12. DOE: Support Implementation of EEOICPA

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    DOE’s primary role in the EEOICPA is to provide records to DOL, NIOSH and DOJ, to support claim processing, dose reconstruction and ultimately claim adjudication. The worker records provided by...

  13. Investigating the pathway of asparagine-linked glycoprotein biosynthesis

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    O'Reilly, Mary K. (Mary Katherine)

    2006-01-01

    The biosynthesis of asparagine-linked glycoproteins, highly conserved throughout all eukaryotes, requires a dolichylpyrophosphate-linked tetradecasaccharide precursor (Dol-PP-GlcNAc2Man9Glc3), from which the tetradecasaccharide ...

  14. Glycosylation by Chinese Hamster Ovary Cells in Dolichol Phosphate-Supplemented Cultures

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    Yuk, Inn Huam Yvonne.

    N-linked glycosylation often imparts important properties to protein therapeutics. An essential step in this intracellular process is the transfer of oligosaccharide from dolichol monophosphate (Dol-P) to a potential ...

  15. Cascaded Finite-State Parsing Steven Abney

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    Abney, Steven P.

    | cdqlx) cd | (cdql | cdqlx)? cd+ cd; doll cdqlx? dol cdx; ci-st nnp+ cma place cma?; mx cdx h) ; name (nnp | nnps | i)+; #12;Noun Chunk PROPER = place | person | name | ci-st | doll; COMMON = nn

  16. Convexity, Topology, Combinatorics and Beyond

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    Vazquez, Mariel

    , UNAM V.L. Dol'nikov, Yaroslavl State University S. Fernandez-Marchant, California State University, Instituto de Matematicas, UNAM Ricardo Strausz, Instituto de Matemáticas, UNAM For more information: contact

  17. Car-Rec: A Real Time Car Recognition System Daniel Marcus Jang and Matthew Turk

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    California at Santa Barbara, University of

    Car-Rec: A Real Time Car Recognition System Daniel Marcus Jang and Matthew Turk University. The resulting system is applied to the domain of car recognition and achieves accurate (> 90%) and real-time performance when searching databases containing thou- sands of images. 1. Introduction Car recognition

  18. Removing GC Synchronisation Andy C. King

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    Kent, University of

    . In the lat­ ter case, synchronisation is necessary between mutator (ap­ plication) and garbage collector state, i.e. that the location of all references be guaranteed, thus enabling the collector to accurately costly where thou­ sands of threads are involved. Table 1 demonstrates the cost for the Sun Labs Virtual

  19. Inspired by Gregor Mendel's cross-breeding experiments with peas, researchers around the world endeavored to track down the mechanisms of inheritance. Elisabeth Schiemann, plant geneticist

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    Falge, Eva

    tricky subject. TEXT ELKE MAIER Strawberry Fields Forever Mara des Bois has an enticing fruity flavor thou- sands of strawberry varieties available - and that despite the fact that plant breeders have long been bewildered by the infuriating- ly complex inheritance patterns of the strawberry plant. Elisa

  20. Microfluidic digital PCR enables rapid prenatal diagnosis of fetal aneuploidy

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    Quake, Stephen R.

    GENETICS Microfluidic digital PCR enables rapid prenatal diagnosis of fetal aneuploidy H. Christina-four amniocentesis and 16 chorionic villus samples were used for microfluidic digital PCR analysis. Three thou- sand to have normal ploidy for the chromosomes tested. CONCLUSION: Microfluidic digital PCR allows detection

  1. We Dwell in POSSIBILITY

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    Wenderholm, Elaine

    in the hands of our thou- sands of students and professors. And the promise of discovery and innovation and plans set forth at SUNY Oswego in 2013-14: We inhabited new buildings, with shimmering windows and solar panels. Students, including our first class of Possibility Scholars, spread wide their minds to grasp new

  2. Evaluation of Canal Lining Projects in the Lower Rio Grande Valley 

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    Karimov, Askar; Leigh, Eric; Fipps, Guy

    2009-01-01

    ?Rubber? A?non?reinforced?EPDM?(ethylene?propylene?diene?monomer),?45?mil? thick.? Polyurethane?? Two?layers?of?3?oz/yd 2 ,?heat?bonded,?non?woven?geotextile?saturated? with?liquid?polyurethane,?40?mil?thick.? ? The...

  3. SUBSIDENCE DUE TO GEOTHERMAL FLUID WITHDRAWAL

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    Narasimhan, T.N.

    2013-01-01

    concrete and rocks, in Pore Pressure and Suction in Soils,"maintained constant and pore pressure discussed Rock TypeI.. Q.. w· . I. - Pore Pressure Mil' a Normal ~IP Mil' a

  4. Alternative Energy Development and China's Energy Future

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    Zheng, Nina

    2012-01-01

    61 Table 24. Five Major Bioethanol Producers inBioethanol Gasification Liquid Biofuels Bioethanol Biodiesel mil rural

  5. Shallow and Deep Current Variability in the Southwestern Japan/East Sea D. Randolph Watts

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Rhode Island, University of

    -5004 phone: (228) 688-4734 fax: (228) 688-5997 email: wteague@nrlssc.navy.mil Zachariah Hallock Naval

  6. Thursday, March 26, 2009 CHONDRITE ACCRETION AND EARLY HISTORY

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    Rathbun, Julie A.

    . * Weirich J. R. Swindle T. D. Rumble D. III Kring D. A. Petrography of MIL05029, the First Accretional

  7. ASEGURANDOSE QUE LOS MERCADOS INCLUYAN A LAS COMUNIDADES Resumen de Polticas

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    actualidad, más de mil millones de personas viven en los 25 focos de biodiversidad de más alto riesgo.2 Los

  8. URGSIM

    Energy Science and Technology Software Center (OSTI)

    002557IBMPC00 Upper Rio Grande Simulation Model (URGSIM)  http://www.spa.usace.army.mil/urgwom/recent.asp 

  9. National Aeronautics and Space Administration Stennis Space Center

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    Command www.navometoccom.navy.mil 228-688-4189 Naval Oceanographic Office https://oceanography.navy.mil/legacy/web/ 228-688-4203 Naval Research Laboratory Detachment www.nrlssc.navy.mil 228-688-5328 Naval Small Craft Boat Team Twenty-Two, U.S. Navy 228-813-4000 Navy Human Resources Service Center Southeast https://www.donhr.navy

  10. The Investigation on Fibrous Veins and Their Host from Mt. Ida, Ouachita Mountains, Arkansas 

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    Chung, Jae Won

    2004-09-30

    , the ?13C and ?18O compositions of the host lithologies range from 1.5 to -3.0 per mil and 7.5 to -14.0 per mil (VPDB), respectively. By contrast, the ?18O composition of the veins is remarkably constant (-13.5 per mil) among veins of starkly different...

  11. Measured and Predicted Rotor-Pad Transfer Functions for a Rocker-Pivot Tilting-Pad Journal Bearing 

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    Wilkes, Jason Christopher

    2012-02-14

    applied to the shaft resulted in a shaft displacement of 25 microns (1 mil), the pad would displace radially 15 microns (0.6 mils), and the fluid film height would only decrease by 10 microns (0.4 mils). The consequence of this pad motion is that fluid...

  12. An Econometric Model of the U.S. Wine Industry. 

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    Wohlgenant, Michael K.

    1985-01-01

    in the U.S. (mil. gal.), SW = quantity of california produced wine sold in all markets (mil. gal.), MW = quantity of imported wine sold in the U.S. (mil. gal.), DPWOb = deflated index of wholesale prices of domestic wines (1967 = 100), QW = production... of California wine (mil. gal.), IW = June 30 inventories of California produced wine (mil. gal.), DPRGC = deflated crush price of raisin type grapes ($/ton), DPTGC = deflated crush price of table type grapes ($/ton), DPWGC = deflated crush price of wine type...

  13. Analysis, modeling and simulation of ring resonators and their applications to filters and oscillators 

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    Hsieh, Lung-Hwa

    2004-09-30

    view and (b) 3D view. .................................................................................................................78 47 Measured results of the tunable bandpass filter with a perturber of r = 10.8 and h = 50 mil... for the parameters: r = 2.33, h = 10 mil, t = 0.7 mil, w = 0.567 mm for a 60-ohms line, µm and g = 108.398 mm. .....33 II Equivalent elements for the parameters: r = 2.33, h = 10 mil, t = 0.7 mil, w = 0.567 mm for a 60-ohms line, µm and glambda...

  14. Classifying and Segmenting Microscopy Images Using Convolutional Multiple Instance Learning

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    Oren Z. Kraus; Lei Jimmy Ba; Brendan Frey

    2015-11-17

    Convolutional neural networks (CNN) have achieved state of the art performance on both classification and segmentation tasks. Applying CNNs to microscopy images is challenging due to the lack of datasets labeled at the single cell level. We extend the application of CNNs to microscopy image classification and segmentation using multiple instance learning (MIL). We present the adaptive Noisy-AND MIL pooling function, a new MIL operator that is robust to outliers. Combining CNNs with MIL enables training CNNs using full resolution microscopy images with global labels. We base our approach on the similarity between the aggregation function used in MIL and pooling layers used in CNNs. We show that training MIL CNNs end-to-end outperforms several previous methods on both mammalian and yeast microscopy images without requiring any segmentation steps.

  15. Alternative Energy Development and China's Energy Future

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    Zheng, Nina

    2012-01-01

    presented in a 2007 Geothermal Energy Association report (Solar Water Heater Geothermal energy Biomass Pellets mil m2an increasingly important geothermal energy user in the last

  16. Type Ia Supernovae M100 in Early 2006

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    Crenshaw, Michael

    ://rsdwww.nrl.navy.mil/7212/montes/snetax.html 2.) http://www.lbl.gov/ScienceArticles/Archive/sabl/2005/October/04supernovae.html

  17. Internacionalismo y nacionalismo: el aeroplano

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    Giucci, Guillermo

    2006-01-01

    el lubrificantes y gasolina en escalas estratégicas. tieneal avión mil litros de gasolina y una llamarada gigantescadespegar con 3,940 litros de gasolina y benzol, 220 litros

  18. Web & Internet NamesWeb & Internet Names Most of the Internet sites have easy names like

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    Murphy, John

    .net .edu berkeley.edu, upenn.edu gov fbi gov cia gov nasa gov.gov fbi.gov, cia.gov, nasa.gov .mil navy

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

    APRIL 9, 2015 1 1393164 | 300019859 Energy Northwest, Washington Bonneville Power Administration, Oregon; Wholesale Electric Credit Profile US329.455 mil columbia generating...

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    SEPTEMBER 25, 2015 1 1455301 | 300019859 Energy Northwest, Washington Bonneville Power Administration, Oregon; Wholesale Electric Credit Profile US43.1 mil proj 1 elec rev rfdg...

  1. The Representation of the Modern Mexican Nation in Contemporary Mexican Chronicles

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    Alfaro Porras, Arianna

    2011-01-01

    Humanidad y contra el Neoliberalismo con 5 mil asistentes deHumanidad y contra el Neoliberalismo y por último, los 1,111

  2. Shallow and Deep Current Variability in the Southwestern Japan/East Sea D. Randolph Watts

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Rhode Island, University of

    -5004 phone: (228) 688-4734 fax: (228) 688-5997 email: wteague@nrlssc.navy.mil Award Number: N000149810246

  3. Deep-Sea Research II 52 (2005) 18021826 Observed deep circulation in the Ulleung Basin

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    Rhode Island, University of

    2005-01-01

    .: +1 228 688 4734; fax: +1 228 688 5997. E-mail address: teague@nrlssc.navy.mil (W.J. Teague). #12;in

  4. Variability of the Kuroshio in the East China Sea, and its Relationship to the Ryukyu Current

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    Rhode Island, University of

    Space Center, MS 39529-5004 Phone: 228-688-4734 Fax: 228-688-5997 E-mail: teague@nrlssc.navy.mil Award

  5. SHALLOW AND DEEP CURRENT VARIABILITY IN THE SOUTHWESTERN JAPAN/EAST SEA D. Randolph Watts

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    Rhode Island, University of

    -5004 Phone: (228) 688-4734 Fax: (228) 688-5997 Email: wteague@nrlssc.navy.mil Award Number: N000149810246

  6. History of SQAS Officers

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

    1995. This standard is based on MIL-STD-498 Software Development and Documentation and ISOIEC 12207 Information Technology Software Life Cycle Processes and defines a set of...

  7. European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering ECCOMAS 2000

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    Löhner, Rainald

    20817-5700, U.S.A. e-mail: noblesse@dt.navy.mil 3Newport News Shipbuilding Arlington, Virginia 22202

  8. University of New Orleans Office of Research and Sponsored Programs Weekly Funding Opportunities April 20, 2015

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    Li, X. Rong

    youth and prevent child labor. Funds support efforts to provide skills training to at-risk youth; supply U.S. Department of Labor (DOL); Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB) Notice seeking applications to support technical assistance projects in El Salvador to improve employment outcomes among at-risk

  9. Equity Options and Stochastic Interest Rates1

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    Ouwehand, Peter

    M Acott February 14, 2006 1 The financial assistance of the Department of Labour (DoL) towards risk of equity options except around the Optimal Exercise Boundary of American options, but displays enhanced convexity (i.e. `Gamma'-type risks) over the stochastic interest rate model. #12;Acknowledgements

  10. Finding Internship and Jobs in The Federal Government

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    Spirtes, Peter

    of Commerce www.doc.gov · Department of Labor www.dol.gov · Department of Energy www.doe.gov · Department of State www.state.gov · Department of Housing & Urban Development www.hud.gov · Department of Education www.gsa.gov · Library of Congress www.loc.gov · National Aeronautics and Space Administration www

  11. IEED Tribal Energy Development to Build Tribal Energy Development Capacity

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    The Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs for the U.S. Department of the Interior, through the Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development, is soliciting grant proposals from Indian tribes to build tribal capacity for energy resource development or management under the Department of the Interior's (DOl's) Tribal Energy Development Capacity (TEDC) grant program.

  12. A Review of Interactions Between Hawaii's Fisheries and Protected Species

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    lose bait and catch to bottlenose dolphins, rough-toothed dol phins, and Hawaiian monk seals. Trollfish fisheries. 55(2),1993 gered species involved in fishery in teractions are the Hawaiian monk seal, Monachus turtles, seabirds, and monk seals take bait and are known to become hooked, and false killer whales may

  13. www.biosciencemag.org June 2007 / Vol. 57 No. 6 BioScience 523 Despite all the arguments over semantics, evolution

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    Barnosky, Anthony D.

    -species evolution in domestic animal breeding programs--think of dogs,cattle,and racehorses.And we have seen natural billions of dol- lars to combat the ever-escalating evolutionary arms race between antibiotics and the new entitled "Evolution and the Environment," organized by the American Institute of Biological Sciences

  14. Carlsbad Field Office

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

    page if more spaces are needed. 0001 0002 0003 0004 0005 0006 0007 D008 0009 DOlO DOll 0018 D019 0021 D022 D026 D027 0028 D029 D030 0032 D033 D034 0035 D036 D037 D038 D039...

  15. Mr. John E. Kieling, Bureau Chief Hazardous Waste Bureau

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

    in the approved waste stream profile form are D004, D005, D006, D007, DOOS, D009, DOlO, DOll, D018, D019, D021, D022, D035, D038, 0039,0040, FOOl, F002, and F005. Because the video...

  16. Notice of Intent to Revise DOE O 341.1, Federal Employee Health Services

    Broader source: Directives, Delegations, and Requirements [Office of Management (MA)]

    To change Bonneville Power Administration's status to being covered by the order, institutionalize a current requirement to use the Department of Labor's (DOL's) "encomp" process to file a workers' compensation claim, and make minor updates, e.g., for organizational titles and internet links.

  17. Notice of Intent to Revise DOE O 341.1, Federal Employee Health Services

    Broader source: Directives, Delegations, and Requirements [Office of Management (MA)]

    2015-11-23

    To change Bonneville Power Administration's status to being covered by the order, institutionalize a current requirement to use the Department of Labor's (DOL's) "encomp" process to file a workers' compensation claim, and make minor updates, e.g., for organizational titles and internet links.

  18. Khesbn no. 117 - Spring 1991 - Journal

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    Admin, LAYCC

    1991-01-01

    px pa'Vxa nirninx ps mu jsnx ¡? aXT nvnnx nnswö px jna "inoxHllX 7XD DOlVlXD rta&Vx inox .aminixa nvsaxa .Dcnuva —v^px'Tin" nnstya nyiaxa px inox VrPTl >3XÜ pX >3X "p3um" ps

  19. D I G E S T Public Works

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    US Army Corps of Engineers

    of the Army, Installations, Energy & Environment: www.army.mil/asaiee ARMY EARTH DAY aec.army.mil/Outreach/PublicInitiatives Installations, by Marnie Miller-Keas 15 Huntsville Center Helps Clean Up Ex-Artillery Range, by William S Initiative on Sampling for Lead in Drinking Water - Part 1, by Richard Morris 21 Restorating of Longleaf Pine

  20. MULTI-SERVICE TACTICS, TECHNIQUES,

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    US Army Corps of Engineers

    , Marine Corps, Navy, and Air Force doctrine commanders directing ALSA to develop MTTP publications to meet Admiral, US Navy Major General, US Air Force Commander Commander Navy Warfare Development Command Curtis E://armypubs.us.army.mil/doctrine/index.html); US Navy at Navy Doctrine Library System (NDLS) (http://ndls.nwdc.navy.smil.mil); and US Air Force

  1. Improving efficiency and simplicity of Tor circuit establishment and hidden services

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    Improving efficiency and simplicity of Tor circuit establishment and hidden services Lasse Øverlier Code 5540, Washington, DC 20375 syverson@itd.nrl.navy.mil, http://chacs.nrl.navy.mil/ / http://www.onion in the Tor anonymizing network by using predistributed Diffie-Hellman values. We eliminate the use of RSA

  2. MAUI HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING CENTER 550 Lipoa Parkway, Kihei-Maui, HI 96753

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    Olsen, Stephen L.

    MAUI HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING CENTER i 550 Lipoa Parkway, Kihei-Maui, HI 96753 (808) 879-5077 · Fax: (808) 879-5018 E-mail: info@mhpcc.hpc.mil URL: www.mhpcc.hpc.mil MAUI HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING This is the fourteenth annual edition of Maui High Performance Computing Center's (MHPCC) Application Briefs which

  3. design and development. The Corps is striving to be a leader in the sustainability movement, building to the USGBC Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

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    US Army Corps of Engineers

    of sustainability never before seen in Army facilities), reducing energy to comply with relevant federal energy.usace.army.mil https://casi.erdc.usace.army.mil/ Energy savings is a big part of the sustainability effortsdesign and development. The Corps is striving to be a leader in the sustainability movement

  4. The effect of static and dynamic misalignment on ball bearing radial stiffness for variable axial preloads 

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    Ertas, Bugra H

    2001-01-01

    , 1,148 N and 1,962 N. Static angular misalignment between the inner and outer race ranged between 0.75 mil/in. and 3.0 -mil/in. misalignment. The dynamic misalignment testing was performed with a negative and a positive taper in the bearing support...

  5. Static characteristics and rotordynamic coefficients of a four-pad tilting-pad journal bearing with ball-in-socket pivots in load-between-pad configuration 

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    Harris, Joel Mark

    2009-05-15

    ), Inc. Though it has a nominal diameter of 101.78 mm (4.0070 in.), measurements indicated significant bearing crush with radial bearing clearances of 99.6 ?m (3.92 mils) and 54.6 ?m (2.15 mils) in the axes 45º counterclockwise and 45º clockwise from...

  6. The Astrophysical Journal, 571:L151L154, 2002 June 1 2002. The American Astronomical Society. All rights reserved. Printed in U.S.A.

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    . Burgasser,1,2 Mark S. Marley,3 Andrew S. Ackerman,3 Didier Saumon,4 Katharina Lodders,5 Conard C. Dahn,6 Observatory, P.O. Box 1149, Flagstaff, AZ 86002-1149; dahn@nofs.navy.mil, hch@nofs.navy.mil. 7 Infrared

  7. Resources for Military Families and Students Military Family Resources: Links to each armed service's support site

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    Kunkle, Tom

    http://www.commissaries.com/stores/html/store.cfm?dodaac=HQCSK5 #12;· Defense Department Family Web Reserve Affairs Family Readiness http://www.defenselink.mil/ra/html/familyreadiness.html Assistance for Mobilized Student Reservists http://www.defenselink.mil/ra/html/student.html Military Spouse Resources http

  8. The skyabs-mgon

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    Sinha, Nirmal Chandra

    1968-07-29

    -vyuha (abbr. Karandaryuha): the d~tailed description of the basket of the qualities of Avalokitesvara. Its first composition dates con­ siderably earlier than the fourth .century while the complete extant text (+3) perhaps belongs to the seventh century. Its... to fourteen successive Sprul-skus of the Sole God of Tibet: Dge-hdun-grub (1391 - r 475) to Bstan-hzin Rgya-mtsho (b. 1935). v "Lord, Thou art the most excellent Refuge to go for" Dam-chos-padma-dkar-po When the hierarch of the Yellow Sect was accepted...

  9. Model Code for the Prevention of Residential HAC Distribution System Leakage and HAC-Induced Building Leakage, 1994 Edition 

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    Wemhoff, P.

    1994-01-01

    program, thou h Its attachment by pi Ing Is analo ous to that opan externa11~-mounte8air conditioner. The AD standards are contained in Part 3280, and the HUD regulations in Part 3282, of 24 CFR Ch. XX installed and site-installed space conditioning...C-:+:-- -' plenum chamber. i 2. Enclosed support platforms conta air stream 3. Through-wall, through-floor, and I ceiling returns. (d) Return Air Requirements (e) HUD-Regulated Manufactured Hon Buildings 1. System design. 2 Closure requirements. (0 Air...

  10. Experimental Evidence Supported by Simulations of a Very High H{sub 2} Diffusion in Metal Organic Framework Materials

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    Salles, F.; Maurin, G.; Jobic, H.; Koza, M. M.; Llewellyn, P. L.; Devic, T.; Serre, C.; Ferey, G.

    2008-06-20

    Quasielastic neutron scattering measurements are combined with molecular dynamics simulations to extract the self-diffusion coefficient of hydrogen in the metal organic frameworks MIL-47(V) and MIL-53(Cr). We find that the diffusivity of hydrogen at low loading is about 2 orders of magnitude higher than in zeolites. Such a high mobility has never been experimentally observed before in any nanoporous materials, although it was predicted in carbon nanotubes. Either 1D or 3D diffusion mechanisms are elucidated depending on the chemical features of the MIL framework.

  11. Federal financial assistance for hydroelectric power

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    Not Available

    1980-09-01

    The Rural Energy Initiative seeks to maximize the effectiveness of Federal programs in developing certain energy resources, including small-scale hydropower. The REI target is to arrange financing for 100 hydro sites by 1981, with about 300 MWe of additional capacity. The REI financial assistance programs for small hydropower development in the US DOE; Economic Development Administration; REA; HUD; Farmers Home Administration; DOI; DOL's CETA programs; and the Community Services Administration are described. (MCW)

  12. U.S. Department of Homeland Security Student and Exchange Visitor Program

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    Fernandez, Eduardo

    Minnesota http://www.dps.state.mn.us/dvs/index.html Mississippi http://www://publicsafety.utah.gov/dld/ Vermont http://www.aot.state.vt.us/dmv/dmvhp.htm Virginia http://www.dmv.state.va.us/ Washington http://www.dol.wa.gov/ Washington, DC http://dmv.dc.gov/main.shtm West Virginia http://www.wvdot.com/6_MOTORISTS/DMV/6g1_licenses

  13. FEDERAL MINIMUM WAGE $7.25BEGINNING JULY 24, 2009

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    Rock, Chris

    -866-487-9243) TTY: 1-877-889-5627 WWW.WAGEHOUR.DOL.GOV EMPLOYEE RIGHTS UNDER THE FAIR LAbOR STANDARDS AcT THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR WAGE AND HOUR DIVISION WHDU.S. Wage and Hour Division U.S. Department of Labor CREDIT ENFORCEMENT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION At least 1½ times your regular rate of pay for all hours worked

  14. Hindawi Publishing Corporation Comparative and Functional Genomics

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    Yanikoglu, Berrin

    , Turkey, Algeria, and Morocco. Olive is the most extensively cultivated fruit crop with its orchards cover about 9.8 mil. ha. in the world. According to the statistics published by FAO, Turkey is the fourth

  15. YEAR-END REPORT: HEAVY ION FUSION PROGRAM

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    Fusion Staff, Heavy Ion

    2010-01-01

    magnetic materials—Allied Metglas 2826 and 2826 MB as wel iB-igSi, material (called Metglas 2605S by Allied Chemical)Loss (joules) too I mil 'Metglas 2605S Induction Linac Test

  16. A Symbolic Representation for 3D Object Feature Detection Pamela J. Neal

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    Shapiro, Linda

    Engineering U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado pamela.neal@usafa.af.mil Linda G. Shapiro Department of Computer mesh data. An abstract symbolic model is used to de­ scribe spatial object classes in terms of parts

  17. JULY 2000 971C H U E T A L . 2000 American Meteorological Society

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    Chu, Peter C.

    temperature profile with the known long timescale parameters: TBD, TTG, and DLS. The U.S. Navy's Master-mail: chu@nps.navy.mil parameter (or coefficient) dataset. The U.S. Navy's Gen- eralized Digital

  18. Invited Talk US Navy Seaweb Development

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    Zhou, Shengli

    Invited Talk US Navy Seaweb Development Joe Rice Naval Postgraduate School Physics Department Monterey, CA 93943 USA Joe.Rice@navy.mil Abstract This talk traces the development of Seaweb through

  19. 2012 PowerPoint Template Version 2.0

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    Institute, Inc. All rights reserved. Project Status: Mo Tubes * Fabricated 8 mil (0.2 mm) tubes of pure Mo and Mo+La 2 O 3 (ML) (Generation 1 tubes) - For coating, testing, and...

  20. Moisture Control | Department of Energy

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

    capillary break and vapor diffusion retarder, consisting of a layer of 6- to 10-mil polyethylene over at least 4 inches of gravel. If you your new or existing home has a...

  1. Published: March 18, 2011 r 2011 American Chemical Society 4734 dx.doi.org/10.1021/la200094x |Langmuir 2011, 27, 47344741

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    Muzzio, Fernando J.

    Published: March 18, 2011 r 2011 American Chemical Society 4734 dx.doi.org/10.1021/la200094x |Langmuir 2011, 27, 4734­4741 ARTICLE pubs.acs.org/Langmuir Structural Transitions in MIL-53 (Cr): View from

  2. IEEE JOURNAL OF OCEANIC ENGINEERING, VOL. 34, NO. 4, OCTOBER 2009 617 Extension of the Rotated Elastic Parabolic Equation

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    transformation techniques. The variable-rotated parabolic equation is among recent advances in this area Laboratory, Washington, DC 20375 USA (e-mail: collins@nrl.navy.mil). Digital Object Identifier 10.1109/JOE

  3. Aqueous Alteration and Silicon and Magnesium Isotope Measurements in CR and CV Chondrites

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    Harju, Ellen Renee

    2015-01-01

    P. (2011) Mineralogy and petrography of MIL 090001, a highlyin CM2 Paris and the petrography of its refractory andWe have attempted to develop a petrography-based sequence of

  4. Thursday, March 26, 2009 POSTER SESSION II: METEORITIC SAMPLES OF THE MOON

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    Rathbun, Julie A.

    mineralogy/petrography/spectroscopy analyses needed to apply them as ground truth and to determine and Petrography of a Lunar Highland Breccia Meteorite, MIL 07006 [#2105] Mineralogy and petrography of a new lunar

  5. THE ONLY SOURCE OF ENERGY

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    Calvin, Genevieve J.

    2011-01-01

    of photosynthesis of energy (the sun) still of mil Teniapast due that we use the sun's energy on a current basis andenergy farm" with the sunshine as the source. The sugar cane captures the sun,

  6. Video analytics for retail A.W. Senior, L. Brown, A. Hampapur, C.-F.Shu, Y. Zhai, R.S. Feris, Y.-L. Tian, S.Borger, C.Carlson

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Senior, Andrew

    .3.3). Cameras Video Management Video storage Object Tracking Face Tracking XML Metadata MILS DatabaseWeb browser- resolution IR sensors for through-store tracking. Haritaoglu and Flickner [5] have also examined the use

  7. Erin Gill, city of Knoxville sustainability director, on Aug...

    Open Energy Info (EERE)

    Erin Gill, city of Knoxville sustainability director, on Aug. 13, 2014, explains a competition entered by the city with a 5 mil Home WikiSysop's picture Submitted by WikiSysop(15)...

  8. AN EVALUATION OF THE FISHERY RESOURCE IN A PORTION OF THE JAMES RIVER, SOUTH DAKOTA

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    The fish populations of a 193 km (120 mil section of the James River between Tacoma Park and Redfield Tacoma Park and Redfield, South Dakota. The fishes use the area primarily as a spawning ground

  9. ATP 4-91 (FMI 4-93.41) Army Field Support Brigade

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    US Army Corps of Engineers

    Digital Library at (www.train.army.mil). #12;Change 1 Army Techniques Publication No. 4-91 Headquarters-1 Role of the Army Sustainment Command (ASC) ............................................... 1-1 Mission NATIONAL-LEVEL PROVIDER FUNCTIONS .................................................. 3-1 Introduction......................................................................................

  10. Performance improvements of ultraviolet/infrared dual-band detectors A.G.U. Perera a,*, G. Ariyawansa a

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    Dietz, Nikolaus

    detection, UV imaging, solar UV detection, as well as applications for industries such as those focusing on mil- itary, agricultural, and automotive products. In the range of infrared, researchers have reported

  11. ERP Eco Sustainability Award'l3 atribui bolsa de estudo

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    Instituto de Sistemas e Robotica

    projeto foi premia- do com bolsas de estudo no valor de seis mil euros para os alunos e de 3500 euros paraERP Eco Sustainability Award'l3 atribui bolsa de estudo A ERP Portugal, Entidade Gestora de

  12. Functionalization of metal-organic frameworks with metalloligands and postsynthetic modification

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    Garibay, Sergio J.

    2011-01-01

    of the methanolysis of styrene oxide utilizing MIL- 53(Al)-AMMal (red), and untreated styrene oxide (black). Figure 5-bipy) (top), methanolysis of styrene oxide (bottom left) and

  13. A Systematic Computational Analysis of Biosynthetic Gene Cluster Evolution: Lessons for Engineering

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    Sali, Andrej

    the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution://www.packard. org/) (MAF), DARPA award HR0011-12-C-0067 (http://www.darpa.mil/) (MAF), and NIH (http

  14. Which Biomarkers Reveal Neonatal Sepsis? Kun Wang1,2

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    O'Hern, Corey S.

    distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use Award No. N66001-11-1-4184 http://www.darpa.mil/. Additional support for this work was provided

  15. Negotiating with Bounded Rational Agents in Environments with Incomplete Information Using an

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    Kraus, Sarit

    Department of Computer Science, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel 52900. bDepartment of Government and Politics issues over which mil- lions of lives are at stake, such as interstate disputes [25] and nuclear

  16. Separation of Carbon Dioxide from Nitrogen and Water in Flue Gas Streams 

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    Mera, Hilda 1989-

    2012-04-12

    coefficients of carbon dioxide, nitrogen, and water in MOFs. The metal-organic frameworks studied are copper trimesate (Cu-BTC), zinc terephthalate (IRMOF1), and MIL-47, which belongs to the Materials of the Institute Lavoisier series. Diffusion coefficients...

  17. Ports on the Texas Gulf Coast -- Economic Importance and Role for Texas and U.S. Grain Crops. 

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    Johnson, Edward Mitch; Fuller, Stephen

    1980-01-01

    t h i s time period, these f a c i l i t i e s received approximately 635.884 mil l ion bushels f o r export. The seven North Texas Gulf e leva to rs have a combined storage capacity of 35.186 mil l ion bushels, while South Texas Gulf por t f... a c i l i t i e s have 15.8 mil l ion bushels of storage. The North Texas Gulf exported 514.318 mil l ion bushels during 1977 a s opposed t o 121.566 mi l l ion bushels f o r the South Texas Gulf. Dividing t o t a l exports by s torage...

  18. Experimental examination of wire mesh dampers subjected to large amplitude displacements 

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    Jones, Adam Matthew

    2009-06-02

    of interest. Next, to verify the results, a second methodology was employed using shaker testing. It was found that both the stiffness and hysteretic damping decrease with increasing displacement. However, they both approached asymptotes around 2 mils...

  19. High compressibility of a flexible metal–organic framework

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    Serra-Crespo P.; Stavitski E.; Kapteijn, F.; Gascon, J.

    2012-03-22

    The metal-organic framework NH{sub 2}-MIL-53(In) shows a very high amorphization resistance (>20 GPa) together with a large compressibility (K{sub 0} = 10.9 GPa).

  20. Organized Workers and the Making of Los Angeles, 1890-1915

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    Stansbury, Jeffrey D

    2008-01-01

    his inability to negotiate a buyout of that company and thethe city to complete its buyout as quickly as possible andonly $1.5 mil- lion on the buyout itself. Organized labor

  1. The accuracy of miniature bead thermistors in the measurement of upper air temperature

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    Thompson, Donald C. (Donald Charles), 1933-

    1967-01-01

    A laboratory study was made of the errors of miniature bead thermistors of 5, 10, and 15 mils nominal diameter when used for the measurement of atmospheric temperature. Although the study was primarily concerned with the ...

  2. Home iG Notcias Economia Esportes Gente Delas Vdeos Mais sites Bate Papo Servios Digitais Acesse seu email enhanced by Google

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    Barbosa, Marcia C. B.

    ganhar 100 mil dólares por seu estudo pioneiro de uma anomalia na água AGORA HOJE 77 pessoas estão lendo Professora brasileira recebe prêmio L'Oréal-Unesco Par... http://ultimosegundo.ig.com.br/ciencia/2012

  3. ORIGINAL ARTICLE Expression of Purinergic Receptors in Non-melanoma Skin

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    Burnstock, Geoffrey

    has risen signi¢cantly over the last 10 y (Holme et al, 2000). An esti- mated 2.75 million cases of NMSC are diagnosed per year world- wide (Strom and Yamamura, 1997), with approximately one mil- lion

  4. Problems with Anger and Violence Among United States Military Service Members

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    Worthen, Miranda E.

    2012-01-01

    U.S. veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. Mil Medin support of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Am J PublicPatients Returning From Iraq and Afghanistan. American

  5. Legal Status of the Internet: Are There Lessons to be Learnt from Domain Names and Trade Marks Disputes?

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    Dubgyur, Lungten

    2002-01-01

    by each individual country. Therefore, domains such as .com, (commerce) .org, (organisation) .net, (networks) .mil, (military) .edu, (the educational Institutes) etc. are referred as Top Level Domains. 9 Recently, the ICANN has proposed and has...

  6. Exploiting Reality with Multicast Groups: A Network Architecture for Large-scale Virtual Environments

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    Zyda, Michael

    Environments Michael R. Macedonia, *Michael J. Zyda, David R. Pratt, Donald P. Brutzman, Paul T. Barham-408-656-2305 {macedonia, zyda, pratt, brutzman, barham}@cs.nps.navy.mil ABSTRACT We describe a network software

  7. New York City- Property Tax Abatement for Photovoltaic (PV) Equipment Expenditures

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    In August 2008 the State of New York enacted legislation allowing a property tax abatement for photovoltaic (PV) system expenditures made on buildings located in cities with a population of 1 mil...

  8. THE ONLY SOURCE OF ENERGY

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    Calvin, Genevieve J.

    2011-01-01

    past due that we use the sun's energy on a current basis andof photosynthesis of energy (the sun) still of mil Teniaenergy farm" with the sunshine as the source. The sugar cane captures the sun,

  9. Managing Wireless Sensor Networks with Supply Chain Strategy

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    Fang, Yuguang "Michael"

    , logistics and inventory management, and mil- itary reconnaissance, etc. While much research has focused to be a good candidate for sensor networks because it does not involve costly topology maintenance and complex

  10. CX-012460: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Technology for Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction & Cost Competitiveness of Mil-Spec Jet Fuel Production Using CTL CX(s) Applied: B3.6Date: 41877 Location(s): AlabamaOffices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  11. CX-012462: Categorical Exclusion Determination

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Technology for Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction & Cost Competitiveness of Mil-Spec Jet Fuel Production Using CTL CX(s) Applied: B3.6Date: 41877 Location(s): UtahOffices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  12. Volume 7 Issue 2 2004 2004 IJAMS

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    Sandborn, Peter

    -military applications depended on Mil-Spec parts, e.g., avionics, oil well drilling, and automotive. Managing the life of electronic parts can result in high sustainment costs for long life systems. In particular, avionics

  13. 1. INTRODUCTION The electronics industry is one of the most dynamic

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    Sandborn, Peter

    sustainment costs for long life systems. In particular, avionics and military systems often encounter part International, Inc., Tucson, Arizona, USA #12;Mil-Spec parts, e.g., avionics, oil well drilling, and automotive

  14. International Capital Flows and Financial Markets in Transition Economies: The Case of Croatia

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    Sohinger, Jasminka; Horvatin, Darko

    2006-01-01

    of portfolio capital inflows to Croatia 1998- Table 4.Portfolio Investment in Croatia 1998-2003 ( in Mil US$) 1.reveals a surprising ratio in Croatia when compared to other

  15. Methodology to Analyze the Sensitivity of Building Energy Consumption to HVAC System Sensor Error 

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    Ma, Liang

    2012-02-14

    (MIL-HDBK-338B, 2008). The report entitled ?Failure Mode/Mechanism Distribution 1997? offers abundant failure mode data defined alternatively for equipment, actuators, etc. In this report, short, open and drift are all considered failure modes..., 2010). The least common failure mode is the shorted circuit, which comprises 15% of thermistor failures. The Electronic Reliability Design Handbook (MIL-HDBK-338B, 2008) uses a different classification system for thermistor failure modes classifying...

  16. Recommendations for erosion-corrosion allowance for Multi-Function Waste Tank Facility tanks

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    Carlos, W.C.; Brehm, W.F.; Larrick, A.P. [Westinghouse Hanford Co., Richland, WA (United States); Divine, J.R. [ChemMet, Ltd., West Richland, WA (United States)

    1994-10-01

    The Multi-Function Waste Tank Facility carbon steel tanks will contain mixer pumps that circulate the waste. On the basis of flow characteristics of the system and data from the literature, an erosion allowance of 0.075 mm/y (3 mil/year) was recommended for the tank bottoms, in addition to the 0.025 mm/y (1 mil/year) general corrosion allowance.

  17. Department of the Navy Civilian Benefits Center

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    Department of the Navy Civilian Benefits Center Benefits Line 888-320-2917 M - F, 7:30 a.m. ­ 7:30 p.m. ET TTY: 866-359-5277 Email: navybenefits@navy.mil http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Benefits Department of the Navy Civilian Benefits Center Benefits Line 888-320-2917 M - F, 7:30 a.m. ­ 7:30 p.m. ET

  18. Highly Selective Adsorption of Ethylene over Ethane in a MOF Featuring the Combination of Open Metal Site and -Complexation

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    Zhang, Yiming; LI, Baiyan; Wu, Zili; Ma, Shengqian

    2015-01-01

    The introduction of the combination of open metal site (OMS) and -complexation into MOF has led to very high ethylene/ethane adsorption selectivity at 318K, as illustrated in the context of MIL-101-Cr-SO3Ag. The interactions with ethylene from both OMS and -complexation in MIL-101-Cr-SO3Ag have been investigated by in situ IR spectroscopic studies and computational calculations, which suggest -complexation contributes dominantly to the high ethylene/ethane adsorption selectivity.

  19. Teatro de Arena de Porto Alegre

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    Andrade, Jairo de

    1981-04-01

    perseguição política se intensificou. O Arena não consegue apoio económico de órgãos públicos. Nestes 5 anos de existência recebe somente 15 mil cruzeiros—verba total—(governos municipal, estadual e federal). Todos os espetáculos acima foram montados em... saída: hipoteca o prédio para a Caixa Económica Federal, obtendo os 150 mil cruzeiros que faltavam. O espetáculo com 16 pessoas—atores e técnicos—viaja alcançando grande sucesso. No Rio de Janeiro recebe por unanimidade o premio "Recomendação especial...

  20. A Review of "John Milton: Life, Work, and Thought" by Gordon Campbell and Thomas N. Corns 

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    Nardo, Anna K.

    2009-01-01

    concise, but rich discussions of many of Milton?s prose treatises, interweaving historical contextualization with artful analysis of Milton?s varying prose styles. Comparing Mil- ton?s contributions to the anti-episcopal debate to others? tracts... in Eikonoklastes, they claim that Mil- ton?s answer to Eikon Basilike was ?powerfully persuasive, reminding [his targeted audience] of the ceremonialism and repressiveness of the Caroline church? (226-27). And deftly explicating the ?allusive and lexical...

  1. NH Agricultural Experiment Station -COLLEGE OF LIFE SCIENCES & AGRICULTURE http://extension.unh.edu/Agric3 3 3 3 3 http://www.colsa.unh.edu/aes/3

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    New Hampshire, University of

    !on!raised!beds! covered!with!embossed!black!plastic!mulch.!!Low!tunnels!made!of!10'!PVC!bows!were!installed!over! the!additional!layer!of!greenhouse!poly!(6mil)!added!on!Dec!16.!The!plastic!was!removed!on!March!14! and!rowcover!was!removed!on!April!5+Tunnel+Environment.!The!low!tunnel!covered!with!1.25!oz/yd2 !rowcover!and!6!mil!plastic! provided

  2. Extrusion of metal oxide superconducting wire, tube or ribbon

    DOE Patents [OSTI]

    Dusek, Joseph T.

    1993-10-05

    A process for extruding a superconducting metal oxide composition YBa.sub.2 Cu.sub.3 O.sub.7-x provides a wire (tube or ribbon) having a cohesive mass and a degree of flexibility together with enhanced electrical properties. Wire diameters in the range of 6-85 mils have been produced with smaller wires on the order of 10 mils in diameter exhibiting enhanced flexibility for forming braided, or multistrand, configurations for greater current carrying capacity. The composition for extrusion contains a polymeric binder to provide a cohesive mass to bind the particles together during the extrusion process with the binder subsequently removed at lower temperatures during sintering. The composition for extrusion further includes a deflocculent, an organic plasticizer and a solvent which also are subsequently removed during sintering. Electrically conductive tubing with an inner diameter of 52 mil and an outer diameter of 87-355 mil has also been produced. Flat ribbons have been produced in the range of 10-125 mil thick by 100-500 mil wide. The superconducting wire, tube or ribbon may include an outer ceramic insulating sheath co-extruded with the wire, tubing or ribbon.

  3. Corrosion investigation of coatings for surface protection of military hardware

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    Lindsey, N.; Vasanth, K.L.

    1996-10-01

    A product improvement program (PIP) for the surface finish of some steel military hardware has been recently initiated by the Navy. Presently the metal cleaning methods, interior and exterior surface finishes and corrosion protection requirements for such hardware are specified in MIL-P-18948. The coated hardware are stored in a warehouse structure for long durations. Because these storage places are not environmentally controlled (that is, no temperature or humidity control) the corrosion protection has not been adequate. The exterior surfaces of the hardware are coated with a corrosion inhibiting alkyd primer coating (TT-P-664) or a rust inhibiting lacquer primer coating (MIL-P-11414) to a thickness of 0.4 to 0.6 mils. The exterior color paint, (MIL-E-52891 or MIL-P11195), is applied to a thickness of 1.5 mils. The investigation of various coatings to replace the present system is an ongoing effort. The coatings have been examined from a corrosion protection vantage point and results have been correlated. The coatings were evaluated by exposing them to natural marine atmosphere and seawater wetdown tests. The coatings were also exposed to a 5.0% sodium chloride solution in a laboratory environmental salt fog chamber for 500 hours. Selected coatings were examined using Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS). The results obtained from field tests, salt fog, and EIS measurements are discussed.

  4. Regulatory Oversight Program, July 1, 1993--March 3, 1997. Volume 2: Appendices

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    1997-12-31

    On July, 1993, a Regulatory Oversight (RO) organization was established within the US DOE, Oak Ridge Operations to provide regulatory oversight of the DOE uranium enrichment facilities leased to the United States Enrichment Corporation (USEC). The purpose of the OR program was to ensure continued plant safety, safeguards and security while the plants were transitioned to regulatory oversight by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). Volume 2 contains copies of the documents which established the relationship between NRC, DOE, USEC, and DOL (Dept of Labor) required to facilitate regulatory oversight transition.

  5. Economic Impacts of Changes in United States Rice Price Variability on Market Efficiency, Marketing Margin and Producer Viability. 

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    Grant, W.R.; Richardson, J.W.; Brorsen, B.W.; Rister, M.E

    1984-01-01

    Station , Texas (Blank P~le fa 0rigiIlat BuDetiDJ "/ ' k ? Econolllic Illlpacts of Changes in United States Rice Price Variability on Market Efficiency, Marketing Margin, and Producer Viability W. R. GRANT, agricultural economist National... recorded. The sharp rise in prices triggered a suspension of domestic marketing quotas for P R I C E DOL/CWT 32.5 - 30.0 - 27.5 25.0 - 22.5 - 20.0 - 17.5 - 15.0 - 12.5 - 10.0 - 7.5 - Texas Mill Thailand Mill , , , , , , the 1974...

  6. Oblique and conical shock similarity laws for non-equilibrium flows 

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    Holster, Jesse Louis

    1968-01-01

    Ratios for Dissociating Air over a 4(-Degree Cone, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 V11 LIST OF SY~i(DOLS C P VIB E eD h kl, k2 L A U Constant, equation ($) Constant, equation (g) Consi. ani. , equation (5) / ft2 Specific heat... the Landau-Teller vibrational relaxation equation v. T' 'Veq v (4) and the hypersonic normal shock relations, the similarity 6 parameter became A P& L exp( B Nl 1 -CE vl B T 1 1 -1/3 Tl ) -2/3, exp(-B i~f Tl 1 (5) -1/3 ) = constant. If the gas...

  7. Monthly

    Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity of Natural GasAdjustments (Billion Cubic Feet) Wyoming Dry NaturalPrices1Markets See(STEO), 19992, 19999,33.0ModelingDOL/

  8. Development length of three-eights inch diameter, seven-wire concrete prestressing cable 

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    George, Jimmy Donnell

    1968-01-01

    in this f LC3d, but none of the findin!&;s have produ(ed. sny conclusive Ie- sults. Xn tile early days of prc-tensioned. pl estre, ' sed con- crete, re. , eaI chere thou~~ht that, 'ihe amount of tension placed in s, pxestressed stI and vvas a factor...brlt7rttt3. j t . I3 tO t;iO G RttGli, i't &lO J. . t Or~6 Ct f ptAl' Ct r'1 f7rC fX t ', . ''Ol I t Of '(''1C 7' . Cr7411 ':I ', . t'i Ltr 7 OF UJ' r. : C 'Cx'O0 Of Ji!raiy Troop l. l. Coors e Ao'u&o s'eel e. e I. o, ' c. vl e 8! i(T o oYl %co...

  9. Nutritive Value of Foods. 

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    Anoymous,

    1982-01-01

    5atu- u .... tu,118d Carbo- Calcium Phos- Iron (e) Pn ant 42 52 37 37 37 79 79 79 82 80 54 48 49 18 18 18 41 72 74 31 37 39 42 43 48 81 81 74 74 energy rated Oleic Lino- hydrate phorul (Iulol/) leic (0) (E) (F) (G...) (H) (I) (J) (K) (L) (M) Coli? C,ams C'olms C,ams C,ams C,ams C'olInS Mil/i- Mil/i- Mil/i ? uri~s g,ams g,ams g'olms 100 115 115 70 455 235 220 205 165 125 100 90 80 455 25 130 100 430 340 110 105 105 95 95 8f) 315 20 470...

  10. Immobilizing Highly Catalytically Active Pt Nanoparticles inside the Pores of Metal-Organic Framework: A Double Solvents Approach

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    Aijaz, Arshad; Karkamkar, Abhijeet J.; Choi, Young Joon; Tsumori, Nobuko; Ronnebro, Ewa; Autrey, Thomas; Shioyama, Hiroshi; Xu, Qiang

    2012-08-29

    Ultrafine Pt nanoparticles were successfully immobilized inside the pores of a metal-organic framework MIL-101 without deposition of Pt nanoparticles on the external surfaces of framework by using a 'double solvents' method. The resulting Pt@MIL-101 composites with different Pt loadings represent the first highly active MOF-immobilized metal nanocatalysts for catalytic reactions in all three phases: liquid-phase ammonia borane hydrolysis; solid-phase ammonia borane thermal dehy-drogenation and gas-phase CO oxidation. The observed excellent catalytic performances are at-tributed to the small Pt nanoparticles within the pores of MIL-101. 'We are thankful to AIST and METI for financial support. TA & AK are thankful for support from the US Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, Division of Chemical Sciences, Geosciences & Biosciences. PNNL is operated by Battelle.'

  11. Law Hall 

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    Unknown

    2011-08-17

    - VI (f) :> Q; i2 120 u.. fI) E. 100 80 60, 0 50 100 150 200 250 300 350 400 450 500 1 EROSION FROM TRAILING EDGE (MILS) FIGURE 13 SOLID PARTICLE EROSION DAMAGE TO CONTROL STAGE 4 defect is for a gap to occur around only a portion... of lost performance. Figure 9 shows the increased a: 0; ? u W c >- rn f- MILS) 1- HPDUMMY .......... LP DUMMY - IP INNER...

  12. Measured Results for a New Hole-Pattern Annular Gas Seal Incorporating Larger Diameter Holes, Comparisons to Results for a Traditional Hole-Pattern Seal and Predictions 

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    Vannarsdall, Michael Lloyd

    2012-10-19

    C Normalized effective damping [F.t/L] * ijC Normalized direct and cross-coupled stiffness [s] dw Incremental work [J] D Diameter of seal [L] D Direct complex dynamic stiffness [F/L] iD Fourier transformation of displacement [L] E Cross... with increasing preswirl causing the seal to become less stable with increasing preswirl. Cross coupled stiffness increased with increasing running speed. Two clearances: 0.1 mm (4 mils) and 0.2 mm (8 mils) were tested. The results demonstrated...

  13. Using Flexible Pipe (poly-pipe) with Surface Irrigation 

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    Peries, Xavier; Enciso, Juan

    2005-10-05

    the Correct Type of Poly-pipe The most important of several pipe-selection char- acteristics are thickness and diameter (see Table 1). Thickness determines pipe durability. Some farmers prefer thinner poly-pipe (6 mil); because poly-pipe is sold by weight..., they can save money by econo- mizing on thickness. Poly-pipes also come in larger thicknesses (15 mil), allowing more pressure to be contained (up to 5 feet of water head or 2.15 psi). Flexible Pipe (poly-pipe) Surface Irrigation...

  14. A review of "Milton and the Jews" by Douglas Brooks 

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    Mulryan, John

    2008-01-01

    church in the testa- ment of the biblical word interpreted by the words written on the hearts of the faithful. Granting, as I do, the premises that De Doctrina Christiana is Mil- ton?s, that his prose and poetry form a coherent pattern of evolution... Metaphorical Jew: The Carnal, the Literal, and the Mil- tonic,? Linda Tredennick defends Milton?s allegory of Sin and Death by claiming that the defining characteristic of Protestantism is an overwhelming sense of sin that can only be alleviated by excising...

  15. Nutrition, Weight Control and Fast Food. 

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    Sweeten, Mary K.

    1980-01-01

    amounts of fruits and '- tables offered on the menus. However, hamburgers which have a limited amount of lettuce and tomatoes provide some valuable nutrients. Calcium is also lacking because mil k or milk shakes are not selected by the consumer... and small amounts of lettuce and to mato on hamburgers. The meal with mil k shake exceeded one-fifth of the U. S. RDA for calcium. This indicates that more of some nutrients and less of others are provided. Thiamin values were consistently lower in "fast...

  16. Impacts of Recreational and Commercial Fishing and Coastal Resource-Based Tourism on Regional and State Economies 

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    Jones, Lonnie L.; Tanyeri-Abur, Aysen

    2001-01-01

    wage and employment in the six estuary systems along the Texas Gulf Coast, 1993-1995 average Estuary Population Wage Employment (persons) ($mils) (jobs) Sabine Neches 374,636 3,201 119,831 Trinity-San Jacinto 3,904,277 46,24 1... 2001 Report Table 1.2 Travel expenditures and employment in the six estuaries, 1995. Estuary Expenditures Employment ($mils) (jobs) Sabine Neches 209 3,240 Trinity-San Jacinto 4,861 88,240 Lavaca-Tres Palacios 101 1...

  17. EARS: Toward Fast Analysis of 3D Human

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    State University 7171 E. Sonaran Arroyo Mall, Mesa, AZ 85212, USA 2. Brian.Corner@us.army.mil Ergonomics, visualize, and evaluate the geometric information of a 3D human body scan. To the best of our knowledge, EARS is the first complete system dedicated to fast evaluation and analysis of the quality of a human

  18. A Sparse Support Vector Machine Approach to Region-Based Image Categorization

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    Chandy, John A.

    Aided Diagnosis and Therapy Solutions Siemens Medical Solutions, Inc. 51 Valley Stream Parkway, Malvern function. Thus the MIL problem becomes solvable by a regular classification algo- rithm. Sparse SVM challeging re- search topic. It finds applications in a variety of fields in- cluding biomedicine, digital

  19. 2006 Nature Publishing Group Arctic hydrology during global warming at the

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    © 2006 Nature Publishing Group Arctic hydrology during global warming at the Palaeocene The Palaeocene/Eocene thermal maximum represents a period of rapid, extreme global warming ,55 million years ago global warming6 . The terrestrial-plant carbon isotope excursion (about 24.5 to 26 per mil

  20. http://www.hnei.hawaii.edu/ Phone: (808) 956-8890 Fax: (808) 956-2336 1680 East-West Road, POST 109 Honolulu, Hawai`i 96822

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    : 9/30/2010 to 9/29/2014 Project Funding: Naval Research Laboratory (NRL): $1.8 million (via the US://www.hnei.hawaii.edu Naval Research Laboratory www.nrl.navy.mil Related Projects: Batteries for Grid Management Hydrogen the Office of Naval Research (ONR), Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), funded by the US Department of Energy

  1. http://www.hnei.hawaii.edu/ Phone: (808) 956-8890 Fax: (808) 956-2336 1680 East-West Road, POST 109 Honolulu, Hawai`i 96822

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    : 9/30/2010 to 9/29/2015 Project Funding: Naval Research Laboratory (NRL): $1.8 million (via the US://www.hnei.hawaii.edu Naval Research Laboratory www.nrl.navy.mil Related Projects: Batteries for Grid Management Hydrogen the Office of Naval Research (ONR), Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), funded by the US Department of Energy

  2. Desiccant Moisture Exchange for Dehumidification Enhancement of Air Conditioners 

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    Cromer, C. J.

    1988-01-01

    amling mil. Bqe surfam is needed to accomplish the heat ex&ange, so lamberenthian anl wrnpted surfaces have been used. Ihe of heat is ~Wlled by duct* & bypaseirq varying armnrts of air 8ud-1 that all air does not casrtact all the heat exdmqe...

  3. ResearchNews Please circulate to

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    Anderson, Paul R.

    to the Department of Energy; and $50 million to the National Endowment for the Arts. These stimulus funds must-003.html) Department of Defense: www.defenselink.mil/ recovery/--$300M to develop energy of Energy: www.energy.gov/recovery/-- Investments in building and renovating laboratories and research

  4. TECHNICAL FEATURE ITORIAL BOA

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    York, Robert A.

    ;mass-producible amplifier with the potential to produce tens of watts of millimeter-wave power demonstrated as a method for producing mil- limeter-wave output powers well in excess of 10 W.4,5 However for portable terminal applica- THE GRID AMPLIFIER: ENABLING HIGH POWER MILLIMETER-WAVE SYSTEMS Reprinted

  5. This journal is c The Royal Society of Chemistry 2013 Chem. Commun. Cite this: DOI: 10.1039/c3cc45935g

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    Granick, Steve

    ) and btc, 1,3,5-benzenetricarboxylic acid (0.2 M), were mixed in a 1 : 4 ratio of dimethylformamide (DMF) and water from which pH = 1 was measured. DMF was selected as cosolvent to completely dissolve the btc of the aluminum-btc metal organic framework (MOF) known as MIL-96(Al). The basic ingredients are the metal

  6. The Navy's Program in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology A Look Ahead

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    Maryland at College Park, University of

    The Navy's Program in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology ­ A Look Ahead Robert Kavetsky Office of Naval Research 800 North Quincy Street, Arlington, VA., USA Robert_Kavetsky@onr.navy.mil ABSTRACT The Navy to building the "Navy After Next". The Office of Naval Research provided a leadership role in exploring those

  7. DCPP Contact Information Assistant for Administration, Office of the Under Secretary of the Navy (AAUSN)

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    DCPP Contact Information Assistant for Administration, Office of the Under Secretary of the Navy (AAUSN) RM 5B546, Pentagon Phone: 703-693-0888 Washington DC 20350-1000 DSN: 223 http://www.donhq.navy-3211 Washington DC 20372-5300 http://www.med.navy.mil/pages/default.aspx Chief of Naval Personnel (OPNAV Staff

  8. Department of the Navy Civilian Benefits Center

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    Department of the Navy Civilian Benefits Center Date: 26 June 2012 From: DON Benefits Officer To of the Navy systems are now ready to accept employee's Roth TSP transactions (regular and catch-up). The TSP available at http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Benefits/resources/Documents/Benefits%20Bulletin%2020 12

  9. Naval Research Laboratory Stennis Space Center

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    Naval Research Laboratory Stennis Space Center Mississippi 39529 www7320.nrlssc.navy.mil/ Ocean Ocean prediction technology The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) is the US Navy corporate laboratory, dedicated to addressing Navy unique problems and enabling the Navy to operate efficiently and safely. Unique

  10. Department of the Navy Civilian Benefits Center

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    Department of the Navy Civilian Benefits Center Date: 28 November 2011 From: DON Benefits Officer and Flexible Spending Account. The Department of the Navy Benefit Civilian Human Resources Web site at http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Benefits/Pages/BenefitsOpenSeason.aspx is an excellent source of Open Season

  11. ARMY, MARINE CORPS, NAVY, AIR FORCE MULTI-SERVICE TACTICS, TECHNIQUES, AND PROCEDURES

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    US Army Corps of Engineers

    ARMY, MARINE CORPS, NAVY, AIR FORCE MULTI-SERVICE TACTICS, TECHNIQUES, AND PROCEDURES WENDI B. CARPENTER THOMAS J. LOFTUS Rear Admiral, US Navy Major General, USAF, MC, CFS Commander, Navy the US Marine Corps Web site (https://www.doctrine.usmc.mil); through the US Navy at Navy Knowledge

  12. Office of the Secretary of the Navy Small and Disadvantaged Business

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    Office of the Secretary of the Navy Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization 720 Kennon Street SE Room 207 Washington DC 20374-5015 Phone: 202/685-6485 Fax: 202/685-6865 http://www.hq.navy.mil/sadbu What it takes to successfully market your product to the Department of the Navy TEN STEPS TO SUCCESS

  13. Department of the Navy Civilian Benefits Center

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    Department of the Navy Civilian Benefits Center Benefits Bulletin 2010-2 DON Civilian Human Resources Web Site: Benefits Information The Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Civilian Human Resources) launched a new Web site at http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr that provides Department of the Navy

  14. Improved gas metal arc welding multi-physics process model and

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    Grujicic, Mica

    -welding of MIL A46100 (a prototypical high-hardness armor-grade martensitic steel) workpieces using fillera, b, c). The present work deals with GMAW of armor-grade martensitic steels. In our prior work-grade steel butt-welds M. Grujicic, J.S. Snipes, R. Galgalikar, S. Ramaswami and R. Yavari Department

  15. Technical Note Methane gas migration through geomembranes

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    PROOFS Technical Note Methane gas migration through geomembranes T. D. Stark1 and H. Choi2 1 flexible geomembranes, and to measure the methane gas transmission rate, permeance, and permeability). The measured methane gas permeability coefficient through a PVC geomembrane is 7.55 3 104 ml(STP).mil/m2.day

  16. A Model of Onion Routing with Provable Joan Feigenbaum1

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    Feigenbaum, Joan

    design, Tor [6], consists of over 750 routers, each processing an average of 100KB/s. Onion routingA Model of Onion Routing with Provable Anonymity Joan Feigenbaum1 , Aaron Johnson1 , and Paul@itd.nrl.navy.mil Abstract. Onion routing is a scheme for anonymous communication that is designed for practical use. Until

  17. Throttling Tor Bandwidth Parasites Rob Jansen Paul Syverson

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    Throttling Tor Bandwidth Parasites Rob Jansen Paul Syverson U.S. Naval Research Laboratory {rob.g.jansen, paul.syverson}@nrl.navy.mil Nicholas Hopper University of Minnesota hopper@cs.umn.edu Abstract Tor of the available network capacity is consumed by a small percentage of Tor users, resulting in severe service degra

  18. LIRA: Lightweight Incentivized Routing for Rob Jansen Aaron Johnson

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    servicing the network. I. INTRODUCTION Onion routing [1], particularly as deployed in Tor [2], [3 Laboratory {rob.g.jansen, aaron.m.johnson, paul.syverson}@nrl.navy.mil Paul Syverson Abstract--Tor, the most popular deployed distributed onion routing network, suffers from performance and scalability prob- lems

  19. Tor: The Second-Generation Onion Router Roger Dingledine

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    Tor: The Second-Generation Onion Router Roger Dingledine The Free Haven Project arma a single multiply encrypted data structure (an onion) to lay each circuit, Tor now uses an incremental@itd.nrl.navy.mil Abstract We present Tor, a circuit-based low-latency anonymous com- munication service. This second

  20. FIVE-YEAR STRATEGIC PLAN 2003-2007 USDA FOREST SERVICE NORTHEAST CENTER FOR URBAN & COMMUNITY FORESTRY

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    Schweik, Charles M.

    FIVE-YEAR STRATEGIC PLAN 2003-2007 USDA FOREST SERVICE NORTHEAST CENTER FOR URBAN & COMMUNITY in the appropriate strategic plans of each participating agency. As outlined in the Forest Services most recent Strategic Plan, "in the next mil- lennium, choosing the path of innovation, integration, and expanded

  1. Thompson March 2003 -1STEREO -Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory Mission STEREO GS PR

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    -www.nrl.navy.mil] ­ S/WAVES Heritage: WIND WAVES [www-lep.gsfc.nasa.gov/waves/waves.html] ­ IMPACT Heritage: WIND 3Dp.sr.unh.edu/data.html] and at UCLA with IMPACT #12;Thompson ­ March 2003 - 7STEREO - Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory MissionThompson ­ March 2003 - 1STEREO - Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory Mission STEREO GS PR

  2. Library Locations Locations other than Main Library

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    Library Locations Locations other than Main Library Example: Feminist Studies HQ1410 .U54 2009 ............................................................2 Central Call Number Main Library Location Main Library Example: Main Library HQ1410 .U54 2009 See Center (ATC) Classroom 1575 Building Operations Main Entrance Map and Imagery Laboratory (MIL

  3. Over the eons, Earth has veered wildly from frozen to baked, from teeming with life to nearly devoid of it. It has survived impact

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    : the rapid development of the Antarctic ice sheets 34 mil- lion years ago. Carbon dioxide levels in the at,asrocksweatheredintotheocean, coolingthingsdownevenmore. While the Earth was locked into a deep freeze, carbon dioxide that spewed from volca- noes. Living creatures were confined to remote nooks such as glacial beds and deep-water vents heated from

  4. Volume 13, Number 11 28 November 2012

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    Bohnenstiehl, Delwayne

    -2027 Acoustics variability of air gun signals recorded at intermediate ranges within the Lau Basin DelWayne R of air gun signals recorded at intermediate ranges within the Lau Basin, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 13 shipping, drilling, mil- itary and civilian use of sonar, and hydrocarbon exploration are chiefly

  5. In recent years, power density in microprocessors has doubled every three years,

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    Huang, Wei

    faster than operating volt- ages. Because a microprocessor consumes energy and converts it into heat reliability and low manufacturing cost. Any design must remove heat from the surface of the microprocessor die of hundreds of microseconds or mil- liseconds. Power-management techniques, to be useful for thermal

  6. Review and Evaluation of Security Threats on the Communication Networks in the Smart Grid

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    Wang, Wenye

    Review and Evaluation of Security Threats on the Communication Networks in the Smart Grid Zhuo Lu Park, NC 27709 Email: cliff.wang@us.army.mil Abstract--The smart grid, generally referred in the smart grid. In this paper, we aim at classifying and evaluating the security threats

  7. Hiding Traffic with Camouflage: Minimizing Message Delay in the Smart Grid under Jamming

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    Wang, Wenye

    Hiding Traffic with Camouflage: Minimizing Message Delay in the Smart Grid under Jamming Zhuo Lu}@ncsu.edu Email: cliff.wang@us.army.mil Abstract--The smart grid is an emerging cyber-physical system that integrates power infrastructures with information technolo- gies. In the smart grid, wireless networks have

  8. The Pump: A Decade of Covert Fun Annual Computer Security Applications Conference, Dec. 2005 Invited Classic Paper

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    1 The Pump: A Decade of Covert Fun 21st Annual Computer Security Applications Conference, Dec. 2005}@itd.nrl.navy.mil Abstract This paper traces the ten plus year history of the Naval Research Laboratory's Pump idea. The Pump. The reason for the Pump is the need to send messages from a "Low" enclave to a "High" enclave, in a secure

  9. Eos, Vol. 87, No. 26, 27 June 2006 The production of heat by radioactive

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    Stein, Seth

    come from nuclear beta decay in the Earth, but they also can be produced by similar processes in the Sun and nuclear reactors. The Earth is glowing with neutrinos. Mil- lions of these uncharged to discover neutrinos from a nuclear reactor: a large vat of clear liquid viewed by inward- looking

  10. Marine Instrumentation & Technology at NOAA's Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory

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    of low cost coastal buoys capable of seabed to sea-surface observations. GLERL MIL staff designed, and Tennessee Reef, FL also include web cameras. All meteorological observation stations measure and record wind speed, wind gust, wind direction, air temperature, and wind chill. In addition, instruments in Muskegon

  11. Thursday, March 15, 2007 POSTER SESSION II: LUNAR METEORITES

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    Rathbun, Julie A.

    2977, and NWA 3160 [#2109] We discuss the petrography, geochemistry, and pairing relationships. A. Russell S. S. Petrography and Bulk Composition of Miller Range 05035: A New Lunar VLT Gabbro 05035: Petrography and Mineralogy [#2103] Characterization of new lunar meteorite MIL05035 and its

  12. Responds to Hurricane Sandy

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    US Army Corps of Engineers

    and Control Vehicle that was parked in Battery Park near the Staten Island Ferry Terminal in the immediate Editing and Design Chris Gardner Christopher.P.Gardner@ usace.army.mil Graphics and Images Daniel Desmet. 29, 2012, I was standing in Battery Park watching the nine-foot swells from Hurricane Sandy barely

  13. SEDIMENT BUDGET ON THE INDIANA SHORE AT BURNS HARBOR, LAKE MICHIGAN

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    US Army Corps of Engineers

    1 SEDIMENT BUDGET ON THE INDIANA SHORE AT BURNS HARBOR, LAKE MICHIGAN ANDREW MORANG1 , ASHLEY E.F.Bucaro@usace.army.mil Abstract: Net sediment transport in the littoral cell extending from Michigan City Harbor, IN, to Burns than most published previous estimates. The volume of sediment now bypassing the lakeward end

  14. PURPOSE: This document summarizes the major activities and findings of a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) workshop entitled "Regional Sediment Management (RSM) and Engineering

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    US Army Corps of Engineers

    missions including innovative engineering and operational practices, modeling, data management://rsm.usace.army.mil/) is a systems-based approach implemented collaboratively with other federal, state, and local agencies of Engineers (USACE) workshop entitled "Regional Sediment Management (RSM) and Engineering With Nature (EWN

  15. Comparison of a Slanted-Tooth See-Through Labyrinth Seal to a Straight-Tooth See-Through Labyrinth Seal for Rotordynamic Coefficients and Leakage 

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    Mehta, Naitik

    2012-07-16

    -a (1015 psi-a), pressure ratios of 0.4, 0.5, and 0.6, rotor speeds of 10,200, 15,350, and 20,200 rpm, and a radial clearance of 0.2 mm (8 mils). The experiments were carried out at zero, medium, and high inlet preswirl ratios. The experimental results...

  16. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON CONTROL SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY, VOL. 10, NO. 5, SEPTEMBER 2002 735 Multivariable Robust Controller Design for a Boiler System

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    Marquez, Horacio J.

    is then distributed through the header system to several steam turbines to generate electricity. The overall plant) integrated energy facility located in Mil- dred Lake, Alberta, utilizes a complex header system for steam). The 6.306-MPa header receives steam from three utility-type (UB) boilers burning refinery gas, three CO

  17. Observing the natural world with Flickr Jingya Wang Mohammed Korayem

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    Crandall, David J.

    regularly and sharing them online. These mil- lions of people taking pictures form a massive social sensor phones and cameras record metadata like geo-tags and time-stamps in addition to the images themselves, giving (noisy) calibra- tion information about how this ad-hoc sensor network is arranged. Social media

  18. DMBC: Domain Names & Web Hosting Domain Names

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    Stowell, Michael

    DMBC: Domain Names & Web Hosting Domain Names Top Level Domains .com .net .org .edu .gov .mil professional or personal life Always aim for a .com Top Level Domain as it is what 99.9% of the web or underscores in the domain name unless there is no other option Web Hosting Web Hosting Providers Web

  19. Classification of Cabo Frio (Brazil) three-dimensional ocean features using single-slice acoustic observations

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    Jesus, Sérgio M.

    Classification of Cabo Frio (Brazil) three-dimensional ocean features using single-slice acoustic-000 Arraial do Cabo, RJ, Brazil, {lcalado, ana.claudia}@ieapm.mar.mil.br Acoustic tomography is now a well for an instantaneous sound speed field constructed from dynamical predictions for Cabo Frio, Brazil. The results show

  20. Marc Bachman Amanda Lawing

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    Bowen, James D.

    ://dtirp.dtra.mil/Products/products/images/941 p-fig7.jpg #12; There are now 436 commercial nuclear power reactors operating in 30 countries 220 reactors power ships and submarines http://www.atomicarchive.com/History/coldwar/images/tmi.jpg #12; British physicist, Ernest Rutherford was called the father of nuclear science because of his

  1. The Riboflavin Content of Some Animal Feeds and Some Human Foods. 

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    Fraps, G. S. (George Stronach); Kemmerer, A. R. (Arthur Russell)

    1945-01-01

    , wheat brown shorts and wheat gray sh Feeds which contained low amounts of riboflavin (below 2.0 p.p.m.) su oil meal, barley, beans, bone meal, citrus pulp, corn and Argentine fish meal, grape nuts, kafir-milo mil1 feed with scl kafir chop and meal...). ..................... ICitrus pulp ..................................... Corn bran ...................................... Cornchop...

  2. JOURNAL OF LIGHTWAVE TECHNOLOGY, VOL. 28, NO. 4, FEBRUARY 15, 2010 1 Fiber-Wireless Networks and

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    Bakaul, Masuduzzaman

    IEEE Proof W eb Version JOURNAL OF LIGHTWAVE TECHNOLOGY, VOL. 28, NO. 4, FEBRUARY 15, 2010 1 Fiber-Wireless Novak, Fellow, IEEE, and Rod Waterhouse, Senior Member, IEEE Abstract--Hybrid fiber-wireless networks incorporating WDM technology for fixed wireless access operating in the sub-mil- limeter-wave and millimeter

  3. Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Computational Linguistics (Coling 2010), pages 215222, Beijing, August 2010

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    . Whilst some countries have advanced sensor net- works, the world remains at risk from the health impacts Organization (WHO) esti- mates that in the future, between 2 to 7.4 mil- lion people could be at risk worldwide- tem exploits a high-throughput semantic process- ing pipeline, converting unstructured news texts

  4. Council Document 2007-19August 2007 Sixth Annual Report to the Northwest Governors

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    totalling $851.7 million to mitigate the impacts of hydropower dams on fish and wildlife of the Columbia revenues that result from dam operations that benefit fish and reduce hydropower genera- tion ($397.4 million); and power purchases to replace the forgone hydropower ($168.2 mil- lion). Tables 2

  5. Comparisons of optical properties of the coastal ocean derived from satellite ocean color and

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    Chang, Grace C.

    Comparisons of optical properties of the coastal ocean derived from satellite ocean color Laboratory, Ocean Optics Section, Code 7333, Stennis Space Center, MS 39529 gould@nrlssc.navy.mil Abstract: Satellite-derived optical properties are compared to in situ mooring and ship-based measurements

  6. Record | Correio da Manh | Sbado | Mxima | Rotas & Destinos | Destak | Automotor Semana Informtica | Assinaturas | Emprego | Classificados | Publicidade

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    Instituto de Sistemas e Robotica

    energia foi avaliada em 8 a 42 mil euros por ano. E quando a factura energética das empresas é elevada universitária tem limites? COTAÇÕES RELACIONADAS Galp Energia 13,280 14:02 14:01 13:45 13:36 13:32 ÚLTIMAS energética das empresas que conheceram. O resultado acaba de ser premiado. O que terão em comum as fábricas

  7. A N U A R I O C I N V E S T A V988 La enfermedad es un desorden neurovas-

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    por un dolor de cabeza unilateral y pulsátil que se acompaña de poca o nula tolerancia a la luz y al tolerancia a la luz y al sonido así como de náusea, vómito y diarrea. Se sabe de ella desde hace 10 mil años

  8. MFR PAPER 1041 One of the nation's oldest fishing

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    '- , I"noln!! Icre \\.tlued .II \\er mIl- 1IIIn ano h\\ 11)-2 the \\illUe ,)1 lilnd lng had lO..:re.t cd tlOJu,llllent ha, heel) illaoe. u'lng Ihe \\ alue \\1( Ihe oollal in 19(,7 d' the ha,e \\ car. allo I, pre,entco III I

  9. Two Multimodal Interfaces to Military Simulations Kenneth Wauchope

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    -5337, USA wauchope~aic, nrl.navy. mil 1 Introduction Eucalyptus and InterLACE are two projects inte- grating with graphical interfaces. 2 Eucalyptus Our first venture into multimodal interface devel- opment was Eucalyptus to the following guidelines and ap- proaches in developing Eucalyptus. · Spoken inputs are normative English

  10. Expresso Online Pas: Portugal

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    Instituto de Sistemas e Robotica

    Unidos, ganhou o prémio, no valor de 15 mil euros, com o trabalho no domínio da inteligência artificial horas | últimos 2 dias | anterior » · Bolsa: Entrada da ISA é selo de garantia para parceiros noutros mercados - presidente 20:05 Terça feira, 19 de junho de 2012, · Bolsa: Entrada da ISA é selo de garantia

  11. COMPARISON TABLES BETWEEN QUALITY ASSURANCE DOCUMENTS

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    ) ! DOE Order 5700.6c (DOE 1991c) ! MIL-Q-9858A (DOD 1963) ! ISO 9000 (ISO 1987) August 2000 K-1 MARSSIM for Measurement Data A8 Project Narrative A9 Special Training Requirements/Certification A10 Documentation

  12. SPECIFICATION FOR A RF SHIELDED ENCLOSURE 1. Scope -This specification covers the general requirements for the design, construction,

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    Groppi, Christopher

    , if the enclosure is to reside in a salt air or other harsh environment, material selection and the management Resistance or Conductance of Moderately Conductive Materials MIL-HDBK-1250 Department of Defense Handbook that the material selected will continue to meet the performance requirements herein for well beyond the warranty

  13. 1. Department, Course Number, Title ORE 607 Water Wave Mechanics

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    1. Department, Course Number, Title ORE 607 Water Wave Mechanics 2. Designation as a Required or Elective Course Core Course 3. Course Catalog Description Governing equations in free surface flow://chl.erdc.usace.army.mil). 2. Water Wave Mechanics for Engineers and Scientists, by R.G. Dean and R.A. Dalrymple, World

  14. A static voltage-current characteristic for the low current DC arc 

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    Moores, Gregory Lee

    1998-01-01

    on bare I8AWG solid copper electrodes in geometries simulating Sow current arcs, between wires of a typical cable bundle (1-6 amps and 12-125mils long). Using multiple linear regression the data was fitted to 18 different models, new or proposed...

  15. Sulfation of metal-organic framework: Opportunities for acid catalysis and proton conductivity

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    Goesten, M.G.; Stavitski, E.; Juan-Alcaniz, J.; Ramos-Fernandez, E.V.; Sai Sankar Gupta, K.B.; van Bekkum, H.; Gascon, J. and Kapteijn, F.

    2011-05-24

    A new post-functionalization method for metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) has been developed to introduce acidity for catalysis. Upon treatment with a mixture of triflic anhydride and sulfuric acid, chemically stable MOF structures MIL-101(Cr) and MIL-53(Al) can be sulfated, resulting in a Broensted sulfoxy acid group attached to up to 50% of the aromatic terephthalate linkers of the structure. The sulfated samples have been extensively characterized by solid-state NMR, XANES, and FTIR spectroscopy. The functionalized acidic frameworks show catalytic activity similar to that of acidic polymers like Nafion{reg_sign} display in the esterification of n-butanol with acetic acid (TOF {approx} 1 min{sup -1} {at} 343 K). Water adsorbs strongly up to 4 molecules per sulfoxy acid group, and an additional 2 molecules are taken up at lower temperatures in the 1-D pore channels of S-MIL-53(Al). The high water content and Broensted acidity provide the structure S-MIL-53(Al) a high proton conductivity up to moderate temperatures.

  16. Symbol Timing Recovery for SOQPSK

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    Chandran, Prashanth

    2008-02-04

    with only negligible performance losses. The S-curves of the proposed TED's are given, which rule out the existence of false lock points. Numerical performance results are given for the two versions of SOQPSK: MIL-STD SOQPSK and SOQPSK-TG. These results show...

  17. Effects of Sand on the Components and Performance of Electric Submersible Pumps 

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    Carvajal Diaz, Nicolas 1985-

    2012-08-15

    of an erosion test rig built at the facilities of the Turbomachinery Laboratory in Texas A&M University. The test rig is capable of introducing 100 mesh (6 mil) sand into the flow loop, measure its concentration and separate it at the exit with minimal water...

  18. An Experimental Investigation of the Static and Dynamic Performance of Horizontal-Application and Vertical-Application Three-Lobe Bearings 

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    Khatri, Rasish

    2014-08-07

    °, 90°, and 100°. This bearing has the following specifications: 100° pad arc angle, 0.52 preload, 70% offset, 101.74 mm (4.0057 in) minimum bore diameter, 0.116 mm (7.55 mils) radial pad clearance, and 76.3 mm (3 in) axial length. The static and dynamic...

  19. Shaped Offset QPSK Capacity

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    Sahin, Cenk

    2012-08-31

    In this work we compute the capacities and the pragmatic capacities of military-standard shaped-offset quadrature phase-shift keying (SOQPSK-MIL) and aeronautical telemetry SOQPSK (SOQPSK-TG). In the pragmatic approach, SOQPSK is treated as a...

  20. Rotordynamic force coefficients of pocket damper seals 

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    Ertas, Bugra Han

    2005-11-01

    RESULTS.................................................208 APPENDIX E: TEST RIG PICTURES AND DRAWINGS............................................272 VITA...:1 Clr Ratio.......................75 Figure 59. Asynchronous Pressure Frequencies 8 Bladed PDS 1:1 Clr Ratio....................76 Figure 60. Stiffness and Damping 8 Bladed 1:1.5 Clr Ratio ~1.2 mils pk-pk ....................77 Figure 61. Stiffness...

  1. College of Agricultural Sciences Agricultural and Biological Engineering

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    Lee, Dongwon

    and Biological Engineering I n 2004, the United States used an average of 20 mil- lion barrels of oil per day decades. Today, the U.S. imports 60% of all the oil that is used for our domestic consumption, whereas as recently as 35 years ago, the U.S. imported just 30%. Our dependency on imported oil is a significant

  2. J. Bot. Res. Inst.Texas 8(1): 253 259. 2014 A QUANTITATIVE STUDY OF THE VEGETATION SURROUNDING

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    POPULATIONS OF ZIGADENUS DENSUS (MELIANTHIACEAE) AT FORT POLK IN WEST CENTRAL LOUISIANA, U.S.A. Jacob Delahoussaye, Charles Allen, Stacy Huskins, and Ariel Dauzart Colorado State University-Fort Polk 1645 23rd Street Fort Polk, Louisiana 71459, U.S.A. charles.m.allen1.ctr@mail.mil aBstract Osceola's plume

  3. J. Bot. Res. Inst.Texas 7(1): 509 513. 2013 NOTES ON THE IDENTIFICATION AND DISTRIBUTION

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    OF THE SPECIES OF THE GENUS GALIUM (RUBIACEAE) IN LOUISIANA Charles M. Allen Colorado State University, Fort Polk Station 1697 23rd St. Fort Polk, Louisiana 71459, U.S.A Charles.M.Allen1.ctr@mail.mil a

  4. Cushing Library - 80 

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    Unknown

    2009-01-01

    -a (1015 psi-a), pressure ratios of 0.4, 0.5, and 0.6, rotor speeds of 10,200, 15,350, and 20,200 rpm, and a radial clearance of 0.2 mm (8 mils). The experiments were carried out at zero, medium, and high inlet preswirl ratios. The experimental results...

  5. Tree mortality in the eastern and central United States: patterns and drivers

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    Moorcroft, Paul R.

    Tree mortality in the eastern and central United States: patterns and drivers M I C H A E L C . D I rate due to the small sample size of deaths within individual studies. Still, life cycle analyses have, such as the loss of >1.2 mil- lion ha of pinyon pine forest in the southwestern United States following the 2002

  6. Wireless Tomography, Part II: A System Engineering Approach

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    Qiu, Robert Caiming

    Wireless Tomography, Part II: A System Engineering Approach R. C. Qiu, Z. Hu, M. C. Wicks, S. J.Wicks@rl.af.mil Abstract--This is the second paper in a series on a new initiative of wireless tomography. The goal is to combine two areas: wireless communication and radio tomography. This paper studies wireless tomography

  7. MATERIALS AND MOLECULAR RESEARCH DIVISION ANNUAL REPORT 1979

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    Authors, Various

    2013-01-01

    Basic Energy Sciences and the Division of Advanced Research and Technologybasic researchers are focused on problems of spe- cific interest in energy technologies.Basic Energy Sciences, which went up from $9 mil- lion to $10 million, while the other half is in Energy Technology

  8. Feed'Pump Hydraulic Performance and Design Improvement, Phase...

    Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

    by means of theoretical 3-3 DISPLACEMENT ( y i L S . P K - P K ) PHASE LAG (DEGREES) JTHi-i y'l q-tr it T3F- :r;i - p ' 111 H O G m I 1-3 tD 05 rt DISPLACEMENT (MILS PK-PK)...

  9. 14 JANUARY 2011 VOL 331 SCIENCE www.sciencemag.org158 PERSPECTIVES

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    Kiehl, Jeff

    that a deepwater parcel that forms in the North Atlantic will reach the southernmost Atlantic after about 1400 "14 to a deepwater 14 C loss of ~250 per mil (). Such old ages and long cycling times are important because . Today, a 50 decrease in global deepwater 14 C corresponds approxi- mately to a 7-µmol/kg rise

  10. JOURNAL OF MICROELECTROMECHANICAL SYSTEMS, VOL. 17, NO. 1, FEBRUARY 2008 85 Vertically-Shaped Tunable MEMS Resonators

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    Rubloff, Gary W.

    -Shaped Tunable MEMS Resonators Brian Morgan, Member, IEEE, and Reza Ghodssi, Member, IEEE Abstract--We report], and vibration-to- electric energy conversion [6]­[8]. Multiple MEMS approaches have been investigated for tuning, Adelphi, MD 20783 USA (e-mail: brian.morgan6@arl.army.mil). R. Ghodssi is with the MEMS Sensors

  11. Furniture Rack Corrosion Coupon Surveillance - 2012 Update

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    Mickalonis, J. I.; Murphy, T. R.; Berry, C. J.

    2012-10-01

    Under the L Basin corrosion surveillance program furniture rack coupons immersed for 14 years (FY2009 coupons) and 16 years (FY2011 coupons) were analyzed and the results trended with coupons exposed for shorter times. In addition, a section harvested from an actual furniture rack that was immersed for 14 years was analyzed for pitting in the weld and heat-affected-zone (HAZ) regions. The L Basin operations maintained very good water quality over the entire immersion period for these samples. These results for FY2009 and FY2011 coupons showed that the average pit depths for the 6061 and 6063 base metal are 1 and 2 mils, respectively, while those for the weld and HAZ are 3 and 4 mils, respectively. The results for the weld and HAZ regions are similar to coupons removed during the period of FY2003 to FY2007. These similarities indicate that the pit development occurred quickly followed by slow kinetics of increase in pit depth. For the actual furniture rack sample average pits of 5 and 2 mils were measured for the HAZ and weld, respectively. These results demonstrate that pitting corrosion of the aluminum furniture racks used to support the spent fuel occurs in waters of good quality. The corrosion kinetics or pit depth growth rate is much less that 1 mil/year, and would not impact long-term use of this material system for fuel storage racks in L Basin if good water quality is maintained.

  12. RIKEN Review No. 50 (January, 2003): Focused on Laser Precision Microfabrication (LPM 2002) Laser direct-write of miniature sensor

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    Arnold, Craig B.

    and devices comprising of metals, ceramics, polymers and composites under ambient conditions on both ceramic printing,2) direct-write of ceramic slurries (Micropen c ),3) laser trimming 4) and laser chemi- cal vapor, for Matrix-Assisted Pulsed-Laser Evap- # e-mail address: pique@nrl.navy.mil oration Direct-Write, has been

  13. Tiragem: 22956 Pas: Portugal

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    Instituto de Sistemas e Robotica

    profissionais de Ciência e Tecnologia (C&T) que há nas empre- sas da região flamenca. "Só para engenheiros há cerca de três mil va- gas, mas, se juntarmos os profissionais do sec- tordaCiênciaeTecnologia vagas no sector das engenharias e tecnologias, a Bélgica decidiu começar a contratar em países onde há

  14. The Limits of Fire Support: American Finances and Firepower Restraint during the Vietnam War 

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    Hawkins, John Michael

    2013-07-12

    ) expenditures, see Brig. Gen. Carleton Preer, Jr., Senior Officer Debriefing Report, 1 January 1968, pp. 36-37, accessed 22 January 2012, available at http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/, document 506706. 4. Dave Richard Palmer, Summons of the Trumpet: US...

  15. Time-dependent seismic tomography and its Application to the Coso geothermal area, 1996-2006

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    Foulger, G. R.

    Time-dependent seismic tomography and its Application to the Coso geothermal area, 1996-2006 Bruce Geothermal Program Office, U. S. Navy, China Lake, CA 93555-6001, francis.monastero@navy.mil Measurements geothermal area, California. The permanent network operated there by the US Navy, supplemented by temporary

  16. Wireless Tomography, Part I: A Novel Approach to Remote Sensing

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    Qiu, Robert Caiming

    Wireless Tomography, Part I: A Novel Approach to Remote Sensing R. C. Qiu, M. C. Wicks, L. Li, Z. Browning.12@us.af.mil Abstract--Wireless tomography, a novel approach to remote sensing, is proposed--radio frequency tomography, remote sensing, cognitive radar, cognitive radio. I. INTRODUCTION The ever increasing

  17. Proving Correctness of the Basic TESLA Multicast Stream Authentication Protocol with TAME

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    Proving Correctness of the Basic TESLA Multicast Stream Authentication Protocol with TAME Presented, Washington, DC 20375 E-mail: archer@itd.nrl.navy.mil The TESLA multicast stream authentication protocol just been revealed. While an informal argument for the correctness of TESLA has been published

  18. Are a Few Neighboring Peers Good Enough? Lili Zhong, Jie Dai, Bo Li, Baochun Li, Hai Jin

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    Li, Baochun

    alleviate challenges caused by peer churn. Our results imply that the communication overhead of typical to peer arrivals and departures, commonly referred to as peer churn. Most real-world peer of quality, the ability to scale to mil- lions of peers, and robustness against peer churn. Surprisingly

  19. Enabling Collaborative Data Sharing in Google+ (Technical Report, SEFCOM, March 2012)

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    Duchowski, Andrew T.

    ,gahn,jan.jorgensen}@asu.edu ABSTRACT Most of existing online social networks, such as Facebook and Twitter, are designed to bias at once. Although Google+ can help mitigate the gap between the individuals' expectations and their actual and become a de facto portal for hundreds of mil- lions of Internet users. Facebook, for example, claims

  20. An Analysis of the Rural Poverty from People’s Perspectives : A Case Study from Amarpur VDC of Panchthar District

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    Pokharel, Binod

    2000-01-01

    . Poklwrel 67 rich households (Rank 'A') in Majhi, Kami, Damai, Magar and Jogi community (see Table 2). Table 2: Population Distribution of the Rural Poor Households on Ihe Basis ofCaste/Ethnicity S. Caste/ethnicity Rank Rank Mil Rank Rank C+D 1'01,,1 N...

  1. The Past and Future of Sociology in Nepal

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    Bhandari, Bishnu

    1990-01-01

    . 1974 Critique on Sociology and Anthropology in Nepal. In Social Science in Nepal. P. R. Shanna. ed. KJrtipur: INAS, Trlbhuvan University. OJha. Y. N., S. P. Adhikary, Y. S. Thapa and R. R. Mil:Ira 1987 Appllcauon of Anthropology and Sociology In Civil...

  2. News: Sergio Arrau en el Concurso Nacional de Dramaturgia Enrique Solari Swayne

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    Bravo-Elizondo, Pedro

    2001-04-01

    ruido y furia, merecedora a cinco mil soles y su publicación. El segundo lugar correspondió a César Vega Herrera con su pieza La cabeza de Lope de Aguirre. La obra de Arrau transcurre en la víspera del año nuevo de 1991, "un momento de nuestra...

  3. Detection of RNA structures in porcine EST data and related mammals

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    Seemann, Stefan E.; Gilchrist, Michael J.; Hofacker, Ivo L.; Stadler, Peter F.; Gorodkin, Jan

    2007-09-10

    information available in the PigEST resource [33] which contains an assembly of more than one mil- lion EST sequences. One-third of these originates from public available cDNA libraries and two-thirds originate from one normalized and 97 non-normalized c...

  4. Blood Types

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    Hacker, Randi; Tsutsui, William

    2007-03-14

    Sox spent a hundred mil to acquire pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka; they probably weren't even aware that he is a Type O and that they make the best bankers, politicians and... you guessed it... professional baseball players. #ceas #hacker #japan #tsutsuien...

  5. JOURNAL OF MICROELECTROMECHANICAL SYSTEMS, VOL. 19, NO. 1, FEBRUARY 2010 99 A Microfabricated Spiral-Groove Turbopump

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    Rubloff, Gary W.

    in hydrocarbons include the following: gas turbine generators [1]­[3], steam engine generators [4], rotary engine sought after in the miniaturized heat engine and fuel cell technologies being developed. Compact liquid 20783 USA (e-mail: cwaits@arl.army.mil). M. McCarthy is with the Department of Mechanical Engineering

  6. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

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    (top) and airborne PHILLS 8 m GSD data (bottom). For scale each white box is approximately 4 km wide@nodc.noaa.gov DISCLAIMER Mention in the Earth System Monitor of commercial companies or commercial products does.davis@nrl.navy.mil -- continued on page 4 such as oil and gas production, ship- ping, and waste water disposal can have

  7. EVALUATION OF TGA AS A QUALITY ASSURANCE TOOL FOR SURFACEMODIFIED ZIRCOLOY-4

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    Korinko, P.; Imrich, K.

    2009-09-21

    Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) and coupled Mass Spectroscopy (MS) were evaluated to determine their suitability as a quality assurance tool for surface modified nickel plated zircaloy-4 liner tubes. Samples with 0, 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, and 0.4 mils of heat treated nickel plate were tested at 330, 370, and 400 C. Not all of the samples exhibited the expected typical parabolic shaped oxidation curve. The measured weight change was consistent for the as received and 0.2 mil and the 0.4 mil surface modified samples. None of the samples were tested under aggressive enough conditions to consume the surface modified materials during the test duration. Use of the Mass Spectrometer in conjunction with the TGA did not produce valuable data and was only used for the 400 C test series; however, the TGA was valuable. The 0.1 and 0.3 mil surface modified Zr-4 samples exhibited thru surface modified layer cracks which could account for the variation in oxidation behavior. TGA tests for periods up to six hours appear viable as a method to ascertain oxidation behavior for consistent results. Additional testing of samples with known variations in surface modified layer thickness and quality is recommended as part of the QA acceptance testing.

  8. MACEDONIA, PRATT, ZYDA A NETWORK ARCHITECTURE FOR LARGE SCALE VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS

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    Zyda, Michael

    MACEDONIA, PRATT, ZYDA A NETWORK ARCHITECTURE FOR LARGE SCALE VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS *Major Michael R. Macedonia, U.S. Army Computer Science Department U.S. Naval Postgraduate School Monterey, California 93943-5118 macedonia@cs.nps.navy.mil David R. Pratt Computer Science Department U.S. Naval Postgraduate School Monterey

  9. Near-normal-incidence extreme-ultraviolet efficiency of a flat crystalline anisotropically etched blazed grating

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    designs for high- resolution EUV spectroscopy in astrophysics where high efficiency in high orders produce more scattered light. Second, deviations in the groove profile from an ideal shape cause power.kowalski@nrl.navy.mil) is with the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Code 7655.3, 4555 Overlook Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20375. R. K

  10. Epigenomics: A Roadmap, But to Where?

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    43 Epigenomics: A Roadmap, But to Where? RECENTLY, THE DIRECTOR OF THE NATIONAL Institutes of Health (NIH) allocated $190 mil- lion for an "Epigenomics" Roadmap initiative (1 to equate the value of this Roadmap initiative with the Human Genome Project, it fails on several grounds

  11. ARMY Energy Security Considerations

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    energy waste in existing facilities; Increase energy efficiency in renovation and new constructionARMY Energy Security Considerations Don Juhasz, PE, CEM HQDA, OACSIM, DAIM-FDF Telephone: (703-FDF (703) 601-0374 (DSN 329) / don.juhasz@hqda.army.mil 5 April 2007 Army Energy · · · · FOREIGN OIL 2

  12. seari.mit.edu 2009 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1 Economics of Human Systems Integration

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    de Weck, Olivier L.

    of Technology 4 PM Concerns about HSI Cost Major Recent UAS Procurement O&MRDT&E MilPers Averaged over 3 years Total Budget >$1B, Costs #12;seari.mit.edu © 2009 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 5seari.mit.edu © 2009 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1 Economics of Human Systems Integration

  13. Westover ARB Fuel Hydrant System Upgrade set to begin

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    US Army Corps of Engineers

    can go to recharge your batteries? Do you know who you will call if you need help getting there? · Do://www.nae.usace.army.mil/news/yankee.htm. ON THE COVER: Congr. Richard Neil speaks at the project announcement at Westover Air Reserve Base. (Photo

  14. 24. Nuclear? Nuclear power comes in two flavours

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    Ernst, Damien

    24. Nuclear? Nuclear power comes in two flavours: 1. Nuclear fission. Split up heavy nuclei into medium-sized nu- clei, thereby releasing energy. 2. Nuclear fusion. Fuse light nuclei into medium-sized nuclei, thereby releasing energy. 1 #12;Nuclear energy available per atom is roughly one mil- lion times

  15. Ahorro EnergAhorro Energticotico

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    Cruz-Pol, Sandra L.

    in Africa due to our emissions which accounts for 25% of all world emissions compared to Africa's 3%. El--20002000 CO2 en atmósfera Años: 1000 -2100 400 mil años de concentración de CO2 Atmosférico y cambio en también está floreciendo y aumentando sus emisiones de CO2\\. Tardó TODA la hist

  16. Mariner's Guide For Hurricane Awareness In The North Atlantic Basin

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    Mariner's Guide For Hurricane Awareness In The North Atlantic Basin Eric J. Holweg eholweg.navy.mil/data/oceans/gulfstream.html Hurricane Preparedness & Tracks: http://www.fema.gov/fema/trop.htm Time Zone Conversions: http.....................................................................................................2 · Tropical Wave · Tropical Disturbance · Tropical Depression · Tropical Storm · Hurricane

  17. Development of DOD Process Energy and Pollution Reduction (PERP) Analysis Tool 

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    Lin, M. C. J.; Northrup, J.; Lorand, R.; Fraser, M.

    1996-01-01

    ~1:!'~ " "..., " ,...,. " 1?'11-4 " G Q G C ,. .. , ., .. ., 9"'1 Army Oep(ll. Yo.ITl.r..OI'Il"ICIGO!J'lO lD.r..-saMP '''''''' "IJll:'6 "12.tf1Q6 " G G C ".. " ? ? " ., " .. .. '" " s: ., .. s."..,..nOep(ll.4h'tty Su'l'DIfI''' AAP """.'llIltT'f... ,.,. 00_ ? . : _. ., OaK1lpUon alPrec.eu tI... "-.,. ,. " '" CO... 0'0... ?'O'ICJIY?"p'??ngrneta!?,..,...roenc::opco.P'(l "'" J*1lI1~.II.nsrr.-lrII.IOD' . .namol -, l-eIO'l" loI""'cDOl4iltna"...t'tCIf..m>' "'..... C'W'lwr..opa'r KecllDaUlOC:el"llllOl'l...

  18. Economics of Citrus Production in the Rio Grande Valley. 

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    Reichardt, Alan W.

    1977-01-01

    I R RIG ~ T ION IN ~ T r:p T R E E ~ r:: P LAC E M[ NT M 1 SC E"XPEN SE MI\\CHINF.RY TR ~CTOR S IRPIGATION MACHINEr.y LABO~(TRACTOO & MACHINERY' L~BOR(IRRIGATION) aT HER L AHOr:< INTEREST ON OPe C~P. SUBTOTAL. PPE-HARVEST H~RVEST COSTS....10 APPL 7.50 ~CRE 9 7 .17 ~PPL 4.00 ACqE to.Of'l ACRE '0.00 ACRE 1 8.60 ACRE 10.81 ACQE 2.5(' HOU~ 2.75 HOUR 2.50 HOUR 2.50 DOL. O. C 9 ACPE ~ ~. 4 3 ~CRE 7.43 AC~~ 5.0(' ACRE 2 2.C" ACRE 2 21') 2. I) 2 ~C~E 1200."0 & 20.00 l...

  19. Review: Miran Štuhec: Žive besede in prodorne misli. Antologija slovenske esejistike prve polovice 20. stoletja

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    Zgoznik, Vita

    2014-06-26

    #3; SRVWD-­ YLO#3; RVQRYR#3; QDGDOMQMLP#3; UD]LVNDYDP#15;#3; NL#3; VH#3;ERGR#3;YHUMHWQR#3;RVUHGRWRþDOH#3;QD#3;R]ND#3; SRGURþMD#3;VORJRYQLK#3;]QDþLOQRVWL#15;#3;ILOR]RI-­ VNLK#3;SRGODJ#3;DOL#3;PRUHELWQR#3;GHOR#3;HVHMLVWN#17;#3; .RW#3;PODGD#3...— 105 — 2FHQH#15;#3;]DSLVNL#15;#3;SRURþLOD#3;±#3;5HYLHZV#15;#3;1RWHV#15;#3;5HSRUWV 0,5$1#3;â78+(#3;ä,9(#3;%(6('(#3; ,1#3;352'251(#3;0,6/,#17;#3;$QWRORJLMD#3; VORYHQVNH#3;HVHMLVWLNH#3;SUYH#3;SRORYLFH#3; #21;#19;#17;#3;VWROHWMD#17;#3...

  20. Review: Besedotvorni tematski blok na petnajstem mednarodnem slvisti?nem kongresu v Minsku (2013)

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    Vorši?, Ines; Breznik, Irena Stramlji?

    2014-06-26

    ; NRPXQLNDFLMH#17;#3; .RW#3; MH#3; XJRWRYLOD#15;#3; LPD#3; OHNVLNDOQD#3; NUHD-­ WLYQRVW#3;Y#3;WRYUVWQLK#3;EHVHGLOLK#3;SUHGYVHP#3; VWLOLVWLþQR#3;YORJR#3; LQ#3; XþLQNXMH#3; ]ODVWL#3; KX-­ PRUQR#3;DOL#3;LURQLþQR#17; 5XVLQMD#3;*DOLQD#3;3#17;#3;1HãþLPHQNR#3; #11...; JD#3; RGUDåDMR#3; WYRUMHQNH#3;Y#3;MH]LNX#3;PHGLMHY#15;#3;]ODVWL#3;Y#3;SX-­ EOLFLVWLþQLK#3; LQ#3; RJODVQLK#3; EHVHGLOLK#17;#3;.RW#3; XJRWDYOMD#3;$UL]DQNRYVND#3;MH#3;IHQRPHQ#3;SX-­ EOLFLVWLþQHJD#3; MH]LND#3; LQ#3; MH]LND#3; RJODVRY#3; — 111 — 2FHQH#15;#3...

  1. Review: Jožica ?eh Steger: Ekspresionisti?na stilna paradigma v kratki pripovedni prozi 1914-1923

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    Moc?ivnik, ?rt

    2014-06-26

    #3;HVHMLVWN#17;#3; .RW#3;PODGD#3; VORYHQLVWND#3; VH#3; VSUDãXMHP#15;#3; NMH#3; Y#3; DQWRORJLML#3; RGPHYD#3; åHQVNL#3; JODV#17;#3; =DQLPLYR#3; EL#3; ELOR#3; SUHEUDWL#3; WXGL#3; HVHML-­ VWLþQH#3; UHIOHNVLMH#3;=RINH#3;.YHGURYH#15;#3;/LOL#3; 1RY\\#3; DOL#3...— #20;#19;#26; — 2FHQH#15;#3;]DSLVNL#15;#3;SRURþLOD#3;±#3;5HYLHZV#15;#3;1RWHV#15;#3;5HSRUWV GDQDãQMLK#3;GQL#17;#3;.DMWL#3;WXGL#3;VDPL#3;VL#3;RE#3;EUD-­ QMX#3;L]EUDQLK#3;HVHMHY#3;ODKNR#3;VNR]L#3;KLVWRULþ-­ QR#3; SHUVSHNWLYR#3; SRQRWUDQMLPR#3...

  2. Final Report For The Erosion And Corrosion Analysis Of Waste Transfer Primary Pipeline Sections From 241-SY Tank Farm

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    Page, J. S.; Wyrwas, R. B.; Cooke, G. A.

    2012-10-04

    Three sections of primary transfer pipeline removed from the 241-SY Tank Farm in Hanford's 200 West area, labeled as SN-285, SN-286, and SN-278, were analyzed for the presence and amount of corrosion and erosion on the inside surface of the transfer pipe. All three sections of pipe, ranging in length between 6 and 8 in., were received at the 222-S Laboratory still in the pipe-in-pipe assembly. The annular spaces were filled with urethane foam injected into the pipes for as low as reasonably achievable (ALARA) purposes. The 3-in. primary transfer pipes were first separated from the outer encasement, 6-in. pipes. The pipes were cut into small sections, or coupons, based upon the results of a non-destructive pipe wall thickness measurement which used an ultrasonic transducer. Following removal of the foam, the coupons were subjected to a series of analytical methods utilizing both optical microscopy and scanning electron microscopy to obtain erosion and corrosion information. The ultrasonic transducer analysis of the SN-285 primary pipe did not show any thinned locations in the pipe wall which were outside the expected range for the 3-in. schedule 40 pipe of 216 mils. A coupon was cut from the thinnest area on the pipe, and analysis of the inside surface, which was in contact with the tank waste, revealed a continuous layer of corrosion ~ 100 11m (4 mils) thick under a semi-continuous layer of tank waste residue ~ 20 11m (1 mil) thick. This residue layer was composed of an amorphous phase rich in chromium, magnesium, calcium, and chlorine. Small pits were detected throughout the inside pipe surface with depths up to ~ 50 11m (2 mils). Similarly, the SN-286 primary pipe did not show, by the ultrasonic transducer measurements, any thinned locations in the pipe wall which were outside the expected range for this pipe. Analysis of the coupon cut from the pipe section showed the presence of a tank waste layer containing sodium aluminate and phases rich in iron, calcium, and chromium. This layer was removed by a cleaning process that left a pipe surface continuous in iron oxide/hydroxide (corrosion) with pockets of aluminum oxide, possibly gibbsite. The corrosion layer was ~ 50 11m (2 mil) thick over non-continuous pits less than ~ 50 11m deep (2 mils). Small particles of aluminum oxide were also detected under the corrosion layer. The ultrasonic transducer analysis of SN-278, like the previous primary pipes, did not reveal any noticeable thinning of the pipe wall. Analysis of the coupon cut from the pipe showed that the inside surface had a layer of tank waste residue that was partially detached from the pipe wall. This layer was easily scraped from the surface and was composed of two separate layers. The underlying layer was ~ 350 11m (14 mils) thick and composed of a cementation of small aluminum oxide (probably gibbsite) particles. A thinner layer on top of the aluminum oxide layer was rich in carbon and chlorine. Scattered pitting was observed on the inside pipe surface with one pit as deep as 200 11m (8 mils).

  3. Water Loss Test Results for the West Main Pipeline United Irrigation District of Hidalgo County 

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    Leigh, E.; Fipps, G.

    2008-01-01

    2481 0.5 2.8 Average 0.082 + 0.053 518 2431 0.6 2.7 Note: Data from Test #4 was not used as it was inconsistent, indicating measurement problems/errors. 2 C R 3 1 5 0 ( I N S P I R A T I O N R D ) CR 1 7300 (MIL E 8 N ) C R 3 3 0 0 N... ( T R O S P E R R D ) F M 6 8 1 ( M O O R E F I E L D R D ) C R 3 2 0 0 N ( L O S E B A N O S R D ) FM 68 1 (F M 2 221 ) CR 1 7400 (MIL E 8 1/2 N ) United Irrigation District of Hidalgo County ? Mission, Texas ission, Texas Legend...

  4. The superior child in public education

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    Vogt, Alice Nadene

    1918-01-01

    fiflt fiyes E II m / ti t : II I J / / 1/ // mn IHJ I nu IN N IHJ mi nun II I F II til MN mum m i IHJ/HI II tui rw I II P * in it mti n i l llll mil III 1 / I I I tt / n i II II i 1 7V-W IS ro 5 90 9S TOO /OS HO US Coefficient... of CorteJolio n •?-2- too txs 130 t3S is>5 B±Q AT tin a tt III fru *ur*n nutki i nu mi m mi mm nut nu / / IHI IHJI H/lll nu i IHI I I mil w II t II t 1 I III i m / 1 Co efft {.tent...

  5. A genome annotation-driven approach to cloning the human ORFeome

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    Collins, John E.; Wright, Charmain L.; Edwards, Carol A.; Davis, Mathew P.; Grinham, James A.; Cole, Charlotte G.; Goward, Melanie E.; Aguado, Begona; Mallya, Meera; Mokrab, Younes; Huckle, Elizabeth J.; Beare, David M.; Dunham, Ian

    2004-09-30

    ?Em:AP000350.C22.3?pGEM.MIF?CR456520??MIL1?Em:AC006285.C22.5?pGEM.MIL1?CR456521??MKL1?dJ1042K10.C22.3?pGEM.MKL1?CR456522??MPST?cE146D10.C22.2?pGEM.MPST?CR456523??MSE55?dJ1177I5.C22.2?pGEM.MSE55.V2?CR456524??MTMR3?dJ394A18.C22.1?pGEM.MTMR3.V2?CR456525??MYH9?dJ68...

  6. Festival Report: VIII Festival Iberoamericano de Teatro de Bogotá, marzo 15 al 31 de 2002

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    Garavito, Lucí a

    2002-10-01

    amenazantes se transmite al espectador gracias a un montaje predominantemente sonoro y estático cuyo dramatismo escala en intensidad. Simultáneamente con el FITB pero fuera de su cobertura se llevaron a cabo el IV Festival de Teatro Alternativo y la Primera... con una variada herencia teatral mundial y del encuentro liberador con la creatividad, no puede ignorarse que el FITB revitalizo significativamente la economía local con un incremento aproximado de seis mil millones de pesos. Las estadísticas...

  7. Grain Sorghum Date-of-Planting and Spacing Experiments. 

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    Karper, R. E. (Robert Earl); Quinby, J. R.; Jones, D. L.; Dickson, R. E.

    1931-01-01

    tation ii' loc?at 'rl in th astern part of Hardeman Co11nty, fi\\t? and n -hnlf mil e.~ ' < u h\\\\? ~t of hilli oth, about midway IH ?I.wc ?Pn t h" ]{pd an

  8. Northrop Grumman Newport News Salaried Employment Department

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    Virginia Tech

    .Huffman@navy.mil (301) 227-4223 Fax: (301) 227-1041 Gibbs & Cox, Inc. 1235 Jefferson Davis Highway Arlington, VA 22202@mrosenblatt.amsec.com (202) 608 8403 Bill Mish (OE Alumnus) mishw@.amsec.com, 202-608-8422 Jeremy West (OE Alumnus) jwest-933-6709 (Fax) 703-933-6774 William Cowardin (OE Alumnus) wcowardin@jjma.com Proteus Engineering 301 Pier One

  9. NO. REV. NO. LMS EXPERIMENT

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    Rathbun, Julie A.

    is restricted to use as called out on the BxA drawings and has been approved by BxA Parts and Materials for use. GEB MIL-P- 807 18177 THERMO PLASTICS Plastic, Mold- GE 707 ing Polycarbon- ate FOAMS CPR-9800 UPJOHN LAMINATED PHENOLIC-GLASS CTL 91LD TUBING Heat Shrink SMT -20 TUZ-XX Heat Shrink STM-9 MISCELLANEOUS Bubble

  10. Precision wire feeder for small diameter wire

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    Brandon, Eldon D. (Albuquerque, NM); Hooper, Frederick M. (Albuquerque, NM); Reichenbach, Marvin L. (Albuquerque, NM)

    1992-01-01

    A device for feeding small diameter wire having a diameter less than 0.04 mm (16 mil) to a welding station includes a driving wheel for controllably applying a non-deforming driving force to the wire to move the free end of the wire towards the welding station; and a tension device such as a torque motor for constantly applying a reverse force to the wire in opposition to the driving force to keep the wire taut.

  11. Precision wire feeder for small diameter wire

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    Brandon, E.D.; Hooper, F.M.; Reichenbach, M.L.

    1992-08-11

    A device for feeding small diameter wire having a diameter less than 0.04 mm (16 mil) to a welding station includes a driving wheel for controllably applying a non-deforming driving force to the wire to move the free end of the wire towards the welding station; and a tension device such as a torque motor for constantly applying a reverse force to the wire in opposition to the driving force to keep the wire taut. 1 figure.

  12. 6, 66276694, 2006 linearized ozone

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    Boyer, Edmond

    ACPD 6, 6627­6694, 2006 CHEM2D-OPP linearized ozone photochemistry J. P. McCormack et al. Title Chemistry and Physics Discussions CHEM2D-OPP: A new linearized gas-phase ozone photochemistry.mccormack@nrl.navy.mil) 6627 #12;ACPD 6, 6627­6694, 2006 CHEM2D-OPP linearized ozone photochemistry J. P. McCormack et al

  13. Algebra Lineal y Geometria Curso 2009/10

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    Ruiz, Jesús M.

    sin estropear la corona. Arqu´imedes meti´o la corona en agua y perdi´o 467 gramos de su peso (es decir, el agua desalojada pes´o 467 gramos). Se sabe que el oro pierde en el agua 52 mil´esimas de su trinitolueno (TNT) C7H5O6N3 y agua. Determinar en qu´e pro- porci´on deben mezclarse estos componentes, es

  14. University of Central Florida Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Programs

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    Wu, Shin-Tson

    agency. The university may accept a contract from a new agency at any time or a contract may end, thus://odeo.hq.nasa.gov/documents/nondiscrimination.pdf U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, OFFICE OF CIVIL RIGHTS AND DIVERSITY http://www.civilrights.energy-ITBP-ACNP-01012010-07-07021-TEXTAD "ask a question" U.S. COAST GUARD http://www.uscg.mil/ "contact us

  15. Basketball - Mens - 1951-1960 - 27 

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    Unknown

    2006-04-18

    ? teae? ? ????? ferce i"; h? ole JA ??^? ' -? ? ?'?'" ?.? ?:?:;''/ ? ;???>*8 V ???????? li ,; ???? !?..???feb'i,.: ; ? ??'.? "5 atT. yaj ] ?.>?;74?:> ????^?'? '-?>??? I St'?.; .? /"? ? ? V.fJ? WG?-i'5 .... .. ? ?. i i'.?- j Vi .".':; v...?. Talebe Ders Kilavuzu Sayi T.C. Ziraat Veka- leti. Ankara. Ann. Agrie, et Hort.?Annuaire Agricole et Horticole. Foire Internationale de Gand. Gand. Ann. Belges M?d. Mil.?Annales Belges de M?de- cine Militaire. Gand. Ann. Biol. Clin.?Annales de Biologie...

  16. 156 IEEE MICROWAVE AND WIRELESS COMPONENTS LETTERS, VOL. 14, NO. 4, APRIL 2004 An Ultra-Low Power InAs/AlSb HEMT Ka-Band

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    Rodwell, Mark J. W.

    156 IEEE MICROWAVE AND WIRELESS COMPONENTS LETTERS, VOL. 14, NO. 4, APRIL 2004 An Ultra-Low Power dc power dissipation of the ABCS LNA was an ultra-low 1.5 mW per stage, or 4.5 mW total. This is less amplifier, mil- limeter-waves. I. INTRODUCTION ULTRA-LOW power millimeter-wave low-noise am- plifiers (LP

  17. MURI 2001: WE Electromagnetic Effects on Integrated Circuits and

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    Anlage, Steven

    MURI 2001: µWE 3 Electromagnetic Effects on Integrated Circuits and Systems at Microwave496200110374 #12;MURI 2001: µWE 3 MIL-STD-464 TABLE IA. External EME for systems capable of shipboard.9G-8G 12,650 810 8G-14G 21,270 1,270 14G-18G 21,270 614 18G-40G 5,000 750 #12;MURI 2001: µWE 3 E3

  18. Critical Infrastructure and Cyber Security 

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    Doll, Abby; Pirrong, Renee; Jennings, Matthew; Stasny, George; Giblin, Andy; Shaffer, Steph; Anderson, Aimee

    2011-01-01

    cyber security. They designated responsibility for cyber-security to the newly formed Department of Homeland Security, a duty that has continued to today 3. The group was tasked with creating a method of protecting the critical components.... 2010. 15 Mar. 2011. http://www.d tic.mil/doctrine/new_pubs/jp1_02.pdf 10 Comments on the Economic and Security Implications Of Recent Developments in the World Oil Market , 107th Cong. (2000) (testimony of Robert E. Ebel). http...

  19. UNIVERSIDADE DE BRASLIA Decanato de Ensino de Graduao

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    Maier, Rudolf Richard

    matriculados na UnB. 4. DURAÇÃO E VALOR DA BOLSA O valor da bolsa é de R$ 3.000,00 (três mil reais) para 1 (um Acadêmica. 2.2 Não ter participado do Programa de Mobilidade Estudantil com pedido de Bolsa do Acordo de da entrevista, conforme item 7 deste Edital; 2.4 Não acumular bolsas de outros programas; 2.5 Ter

  20. MINISTRIO DA EDUCAO UNIVERSIDADE FEDERAL DO PARAN

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    Paraná, Universidade Federal do

    -no-pais/pnpd-capes 2. A bolsa terá o valor mensal de R$ 4.100,00 (quatro mil e cem reais) a ser pago diretamente ao (à. A seleção visa o preenchimento de 01 (uma) cota de Bolsa PNPD/CAPES concedida ao Programa de Pós informações sobre o PNPD/CAPES podem ser consultadas em: http://www.capes.gov.br/bolsas/bolsas

  1. Porous Metal-Organic Frameworks for Energy Storage Applications: Design, Synthesis and Mechanism Studies 

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    Liu, Yangyang

    2014-05-05

    CsF Cesium Fluoride DEF N,N-Diethylformamide DMA N,N-Dimethylacetylamide DME 1,2-dimethoxyethane DMF N,N-Dimethylformamide DMSO Dimethyl Sulfoxide DOE Department of Energy FT-IR Fourier Transform-Infrared Spectroscopy G Guest molecule IAST... Ideal Adsorbed Solution Theory IUPAC International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry LNG Liquefied Natural Gas vii MeOH Methanol MIL Materials from Institut Lavoisier MOF Metal-Organic Framework NG Natural Gas NMR Nuclear Magnetic Resonance...

  2. Literature survey of isotopic abundance data for 1987-1989

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    Holden, N.E. (Brookhaven National Lab., Upton, NY (USA))

    1989-08-09

    I have compiled all of the data on isotopic abundance measurements and their variation in nature for the time period since the last General Assembly. Most of the data deals with the variations in the abundances as given by per mil deviations from some standard. As such, they are not of major interest to the Atomic Weights Commission. However, there were some measurements which are of general interest in this list.

  3. Battery actuation of NITINOL at sub-zero temperatures

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    Goldstein, D.

    1989-04-01

    It is feasible to use batteries to produce rapid shape-memory response in NITINOL wires in sub-zero temperature ambients. Data are presented on lithium thionyl chloride batteries used to joule heat 10-mil-diameter wires of nominal transformation temperatures of 90-105 C. The batteries and wires were jointly tested in a -35C ambient air environment. The wire contracted 5% in length (0.4 inch) and lifted a 1 pound load in 1/2 second.

  4. NH Agricultural Experiment Station!"!COLLEGE&OF&LIFE&SCIENCES&&&AGRICULTURE& !http://extension.unh.edu/Agric& & & & & http://www.colsa.unh.edu/aes/&

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    New Hampshire, University of

    !transplant!trays!and!were! transplanted!outdoors!at!a!spacing!of!6"!apart!in!three!rows!6"!apart!on!raised!beds!covered!with! embossed!black!plastic!mulch! Added&plastic:& Dec!16! Dec!16! Nov!6! Nov!6! Removed&plastic:& Mar!14! Mar!14! Apr!15! Apr!15! Apr!7+Tunnel+Environment.!The!low!tunnel!covered!with!1.25!oz/yd2 !rowcover!and!6!mil!plastic! provided

  5. Prediction of external corrosion for steel cylinders at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant: Application of an empirical method

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    Lyon, B.F.

    1996-02-01

    During the summer of 1995, ultrasonic wall thickness data were collected for 100 steel cylinders containing depleted uranium (DU) hexafluoride located at Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant (PGDP) in Paducah, Kentucky. The cylinders were selected for measurement to assess the condition of the more vulnerable portion of the cylinder inventory at PGDP. The purpose of this report is to apply the method used in Lyon to estimate the effects of corrosion for larger unsampled populations as a function of time. The scope of this report is limited and is not intended to represent the final analyses of available data. Future efforts will include continuing analyses of available data to investigate defensible deviations from the conservative assumptions made to date. For each cylinder population considered, two basic types of analyses were conducted: (1) estimates were made of the number of cylinders as a function of time that will have a minimum wall thickness of either 0 mils (1 mil = 0.00 1 in.) or 250 mils and (2) the current minimum wall thickness distributions across cylinders were estimated for each cylinder population considered. Additional analyses were also performed investigating comparisons of the results for F and G yards with the results presented in Lyon (1995).

  6. Aging, Loss-of-Coolant Accident (LOCA), and high potential testing of damaged cables

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    Vigil, R.A. [Science & Engineering Associates, Inc., Albuquerque, NM (United States); Jacobus, M.J. [Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)

    1994-04-01

    Experiments were conducted to assess the effects of high potential testing of cables and to assess the survivability of aged and damaged cables under Loss-of-Coolant Accident (LOCA) conditions. High potential testing at 240 Vdc/mil on undamaged cables suggested that no damage was incurred on the selected virgin cables. During aging and LOCA testing, Okonite ethylene propylene rubber (EPR) cables with a bonded jacket experienced unexpected failures. The failures appear to be primarily related to the level of thermal aging and the presence of a bonded jacket that ages more rapidly than the insulation. For Brand Rex crosslinked polyolefin (XLPO) cables, the results suggest that 7 mils of insulation remaining should give the cables a high probability of surviving accident exposure following aging. The voltage necessary to detect when 7 mils of insulation remain on unaged Brand Rex cables is approximately 35 kVdc. This voltage level would almost certainly be unacceptable to a utility for use as a damage assessment tool. However, additional tests indicated that a 35 kvdc voltage application would not damage virgin Brand Rex cables when tested in water. Although two damaged Rockbestos silicone rubber cables also failed during the accident test, no correlation between failures and level of damage was apparent.

  7. Prediction of External Corrosion for Steel Cylinders--2002 Report

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    Schmoyer, RLS

    2002-07-31

    The United States Department of Energy (DOE) manages the UF{sub 6} Cylinder Project. The project was formed to maintain and safely manage the depleted uranium hexafluoride (UF{sub 6}) stored in approximately 50,000 carbon steel cylinders. The cylinders are located at three DOE sites: the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP) site in Oak Ridge, Tennessee; the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant (PGDP) in Paducah, Kentucky, and the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant (PORTS) in Portsmouth, Ohio. The System Requirements Document (SRD) (LMES 1997a) delineates the requirements of the project, and the actions needed to fulfill these requirements are specified in the System Engineering Management Plan (SEMP) (LMES 1997b). This report documents activities that in whole or part satisfy specific requirements and actions stated in the UF{sub 6} Cylinder Project SRD and SEMP with respect to forecasting cylinder conditions. The results presented here supercede those presented by Lyon (1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000), and Schmoyer and Lyon (2001). Many of the wall thickness projections made in this report are conservative, because they are based on the assumption that corrosion trends will continue, despite activities such as improved monitoring, relocations to better storage, painting, and other improvements in storage conditions relative to the conditions at the times most of the wall thickness measurements were made. For thin-wall cylinders (design nominal wall thickness 312.5 mils), the critical minimum wall thicknesses criteria used in this report are 0 (breach), 62.5 mils, and 250 mils (1 mil = 0.001 in.). For thick-wall cylinders (design nominal wall thickness 625 mils), the thickness criteria used in this report are 0, 62.5 mils, and 500 mils. The criteria triples are preliminary boundaries identified within the project that indicate (1) loss of material (UF{sub 6}), (2) safe handling and stacking operations, and (3) standards for off-site transport and contents transfer criteria, respectively. In general, these criteria are based on an area of wall thinning. However, the minimum thickness predicted in this report is essentially for a point--an area of about 0.01 square inches--because the thickness measurements on which the predictions are based are essentially for points. For thicknesses criteria greater than zero, conclusions based on minimum point thicknesses are conservative. Because of the interaction of UF{sub 6}, with atmospheric moisture and steel, a point breach would deteriorate in a year to one-inch diameter hole (DNFSB 1995), however, and so small area approximations should be close for the breach criteria. The most recently collected data, entered into the corrosion model database and not available for the previous report (Schmoyer and Lyon 2001), consists of evaluations of wall loss of 48 inch thin-wall cylinders: 301 cylinders at Paducah, 101 at ETTP, and 139 at Portsmouth; 14 thick-wall cylinders at Portsmouth; and 99 model 30A cylinders at Paducah. However, because of missing values, repeated measures on the same cylinders, outliers, and other data problems, however, not all of these measurements are necessarily used in the corrosion analysis. In several cases, difficulty with the data is also due to a mathematical approach to cylinder corrosion modeling that is used in this report, in Schmoyer and Lyon (2001), and in earlier reports by Lyon. Therefore, an alternative approach is also considered in this report. In previous reports, minimum wall thicknesses have been modeled indirectly through separate models of initial thickness and maximum pit depth. In order to estimate minimum wall thicknesses, the initial thickness and maximum pit depth models are combined using mathematics that assumes independence of the statistical distributions of the initial thicknesses and maximum pit depths. Initial thicknesses are modeled from wall thickness maxima measured at relatively uncorroded wall areas of each cylinder. Maximum pit depths for each cylinder are estimated as differences between the initial thickness estimates and me

  8. Prediction of External Corrosion for Steel Cylinders--2007 Report

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    Schmoyer, Richard L [ORNL

    2008-01-01

    Depleted uranium hexafluoride (DUF{sub 6}) is stored in over 62,000 containment cylinders at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant (PGDP) in Paducah, Kentucky, and at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant (PORTS) in Portsmouth, Ohio. Over 4,800 of the cylinders at Portsmouth were recently moved there from the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The cylinders range in age up to 56 years and come in various models, but most are 48-inch diameter 'thin-wall'(312.5 mil) and 'thick-wall' (625 mil) cylinders and 30-inch diameter '30A' (including '30B') cylinders with 1/2-inch (500 mil) walls. Most of the cylinders are carbon steel, and they are subject to corrosion. The United States Department of Energy (DOE) manages the cylinders to maintain them and the DUF{sub 6} they contain. Cylinder management requirements are specified in the System Requirements Document (LMES 1997a), and the activities to fulfill them are specified in the System Engineering Management Plan (LMES 1997b). This report documents activities that address DUF{sub 6} cylinder management requirements involving measuring and forecasting cylinder wall thicknesses. As part of these activities, ultrasonic thickness (UT) measurements are made on samples of cylinders. For each sampled cylinder, multiple measurements are made in an attempt to find, approximately, the minimum wall thickness. Some cylinders have a skirt, which is an extension of the cylinder wall to protect the head (end) and valve. The head/skirt interface crevice is thought to be particularly vulnerable to corrosion, and for some skirted cylinders, in addition to the main body UT measurements, a separate suite of measurements is also made at the head/skirt interface. The main-body and head/skirt minimum thickness data are used to fit models relating minimum thickness to cylinder age, nominal thicknesses, and cylinder functional groups defined in terms of plant site, storage yard, top or bottom row storage positions, etc. These models are then used to compute projections of numbers of cylinders expected to fail various minimum wall thickness criteria. The minimum wall thickness criteria are as follows. For thin-wall cylinders: 0 (breach), 62.5, and 250 mils. For thick-wall cylinders: 0, 62.5, and 500 mils. For 30A cylinders: 0, 62.5, and 100 mils. Each of these criteria triplets are based respectively on (1) loss of DUF{sub 6} (breaching), (2) safe handling and stacking operations, and (3) ANSI N14.1 standards for off-site transport and contents transfer. This report complements and extends previous editions of the cylinder corrosion report by Lyon (1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000), by Schmoyer and Lyon (2001, 2002, 2003), and by Schmoyer (2004). These reports are based on UT data collected in FY03 and before. In this report UT data collected after FY03 but before FY07 is combined with the earlier data, and all of the UT data is inventoried chronologically and by the various functional groups. The UT data is then used to fit models of maximum pit depth and minimum wall thickness, statistical outliers are investigated, and the fitted models are used to extrapolate minimum thickness estimates into the future and in turn to compute projections of numbers of cylinders expected to fail various thickness criteria. A model evaluation is performed comparing UT measurements made after FY05 with model-fitted projections based only on data collected in FY05 and before. As in previous reports, the projections depend on the treatment of outliers.

  9. Adsorption and Separation of Light Gases on an Amino-Functionalized Metal–Organic Framework: An Adsorption and In Situ XRD Study

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    Couck S.; Stavitski E.; Gobehiya, E.; Kirschhock, C.E.A.; Serra-Crespo, P.; Juan-Alcaniz, J.; Martinez Joaristi, A.; Gascon, J.; Kapteijn, F.; Baron, G. V.; Denayer J.F.M.

    2012-02-29

    The NH{sub 2}-MIL-53(Al) metal-organic framework was studied for its use in the separation of CO{sub 2} from CH{sub 4}, H{sub 2}, N{sub 2} C{sub 2}H{sub 6} and C{sub 3}H{sub 8} mixtures. Isotherms of methane, ethane, propane, hydrogen, nitrogen, and CO{sub 2} were measured. The atypical shape of these isotherms is attributed to the breathing properties of the material, in which a transition from a very narrow pore form to a narrow pore form and from a narrow pore form to a large pore form occurs, depending on the total pressure and the nature of the adsorbate, as demonstrated by in-situ XRD patterns measured during adsorption. Apart from CO{sub 2}, all tested gases interacted weakly with the adsorbent. As a result, they are excluded from adsorption in the narrow pore form of the material at low pressure. CO{sub 2} interacted much more strongly and was adsorbed in significant amounts at low pressure. This gives the material excellent properties to separate CO{sub 2} from other gases. The separation of CO{sub 2} from methane, nitrogen, hydrogen, or a combination of these gases has been demonstrated by breakthrough experiments using pellets of NH{sub 2}-MIL-53(Al). The effect of total pressure (1-30 bar), gas composition, temperature (303-403 K) and contact time has been examined. In all cases, CO{sub 2} was selectively adsorbed, whereas methane, nitrogen, and hydrogen nearly did not adsorb at all. Regeneration of the adsorbent by thermal treatment, inert purge gas stripping, and pressure swing has been demonstrated. The NH{sub 2}-MIL-53(Al) pellets retained their selectivity and capacity for more than two years.

  10. Search for correlations between solar flares and decay rate of radioactive nuclei

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    E. Bellotti; C. Broggini; G. Di Carlo; M. Laubenstein; R. Menegazzo

    2013-02-05

    The deacay rate of three different radioactive sources 40K, 137Cs and natTh has been measured with NaI and Ge detectors. Data have been analyzed to search for possible variations in coincidence with the two strongest solar flares of the years 2011 and 2012. No significant deviations from standard expectation have been observed, with a few 10-4 sensitivity. As a consequence, we could not find any effect like that recently reported by Jenkins and Fischbach: a few per mil decrease in the decay rate of 54Mn during solar flares in December 2006.

  11. Cosmic rays through the Higgs portal

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    Rainer Dick; Robert B. Mann; Kai E. Wunderle

    2008-07-16

    We consider electroweak singlet dark matter with a mass comparable to the Higgs mass. The singlet is assumed to couple to standard matter through a perturbative coupling to the Higgs particle. The annihilation of a singlet with a mass comparable to the Higgs mass is dominated by proximity to the W, Z and Higgs peaks in the annihilation cross section. We find that the continuous photon spectrum from annihilation of a perturbatively coupled singlet in the galactic halo can reach a level of several per mil of the EGRET diffuse gamma ray flux.

  12. OTVE combustor wall condition monitoring. Final report, November 1986-September 1988

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    Szemenyei, B.; Nelson, R.S.; Barkhoudarian, S.

    1989-08-01

    Conventional ultrasonics, eddy current, and electromagnetic acoustic transduction (EMAT) technologies were evaluated to determine their capability of measuring wall thickness/wear of individual cooling channels in test specimens simulating conditions in the throat region of an OTVE combustion chamber liner. Quantitative results are presented for the eddy current technology, which was shown to measure up to the optimum 20-mil wall thickness with near single channel resolution. Additional results demonstrate the capability of the conventional ultrasonics and EMAT technologies to detect a thinning or cracked wall. Recommendations for additional eddy current and EMAT development tests are presented.

  13. Los Suelos y la agricultura en los municipios de Alquizar y de Güira de Melena 

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    Banco de Fomento Agrí cola e Industrial de Cuba. Division Agrí cola. Departamento de Diversificací on

    1957-01-01

    de eventos naturales o por actividades humanas. Las concentraciones naturales de ars?nico en la tierra son t?picamente de 0.1 a 40 partes por mil- l?n (ppm), con una concentraci?n media de 5 a 6 ppm. Por medio de la erosi?n, la disoluci?n y el des...- gaste por el clima, el ars?nico se puede liberar de la corteza terrestre al agua subterr?nea o superficial. Las aguas geot?rmicas (por ejemplo, las ?fuentes ter- males?) tambi?n pueden liberar ars?nico en el agua subterr?nea, especialmente en la parte...

  14. Mechanics and Applications of Pressure Adaptive Honeycomb

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    Vos, Roelof

    2009-07-31

    (can be supplied from a high-pressure compressor stage of a gas turbine). In addition, it was shown that a maximum strain of 76% can be achieved and that the maximum blocked stress amounts to 0.82MPa. In the case of a 40kPa drop in atmospheric... that were created to dem- Aerodynamics group Wing group Fuselage group Powerplant group Attach tail hereAttach wing ?A? here Attach wing ?B?here Production engineering group Stress group ? Weight group Unobtanium (1mil) 5 onstrate the workings...

  15. Experimental study of restructurable VLSI techniques 

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    Fanini, Otto Nilson

    1982-01-01

    available a design methodology that gives the designer great flexibility and product per- formance at low costs [2]. In order to make this This thesis follows the format of the PROCEEDINGS OF THE IEEE. possible, additional equipment such as a laser, X... the maximum current of a connected link which has a given width (0. 2, 0. 3 or 0. 4 mil). Manufacturers of large memories (256-Kb) have re- cently used metal silicides (polycides, disilicides) in their designs (58). The laser beam can be used to 44 AV...

  16. Algebra I para bachillerato, CIMAT, ago-dic 2013 Tarea num. 9

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    Bor, Gil

    luz es 300,000 km/seg (esto es, la luz viaja 300,000 kilometros en 1 segundo). ¿Cu´al es la distancia (en kil´ometros) que viaja la luz en en 1 a~no? Nota: esta distancia se llama "un a~no luz"(ojo: es´a a una distancia de 2 a~nos luz; el diametro de la v´ia lactea ("nuestra galaxia") mide 100 mil a~nos luz

  17. Algebra I para bachillerato, CIMAT, ago-dic 2014 Tarea num. 5 -problemas adicionales

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    Bor, Gil

    la luz es 300,000 km/seg (esto es, la luz viaja 300,000 kilometros en 1 segundo). ¿Cu´al es la distancia (en kil´ometros) que viaja la luz en en 1 a~no? Nota: esta distancia se llama "un a~no luz´a a una distancia de 2 a~nos luz; el diametro de la v´ia lactea ("nuestra galaxia") mide 100 mil a~nos luz

  18. Stability of lined and unlined mole drains under compressive force 

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    Allison, William Franklin

    1963-01-01

    of plastic liners have been used. fouss and Donnan (6) classify the liners as the (a) Busch type arch; (b) arch type with 7 I/2- mil plastic floor; (c) Caterpillar-type overlap; (d) Caterpillar-type overlap with "cap"; and (e) the "zipper" type. A fifteen... and improved hydraulic characteristics to the mole drain. Results on failure of the "zipper" type, the overlap type, and the overlap with cap type plastic liners were reported by Fouss and Donnan (6). Conclusive recommendations cannot be made concerning any...

  19. High resolution collimator system for X-ray detector

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    Eberhard, Jeffrey W. (Schenectady, NY); Cain, Dallas E. (Scotia, NY)

    1987-01-01

    High resolution in an X-ray computerized tomography (CT) inspection system is achieved by using a collimator/detector combination to limit the beam width of the X-ray beam incident on a detector element to the desired resolution width. In a detector such as a high pressure Xenon detector array, a narrow tapered collimator is provided above a wide detector element. The collimator slits have any desired width, as small as a few mils at the top, the slit width is easily controlled, and they are fabricated on standard machines. The slit length determines the slice thickness of the CT image.

  20. Study of Impact of Orbit Path, Whirl Ratio and Clearance on the Flow Field and Rotordynamic Coefficients for a Smooth Annular Seal 

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    Sekaran, Aarthi

    2010-10-12

    by using the same seal model but with a reduced clearance of 0.127mm (5mil), which is done by increasing the rotor radius and keeping the other dimensions the same. The mass flow rate used for this case is 0.487 kg/s (i.e. 1/10 the mass flow rate used... and Rotordynamic Coefficients for a Smooth Annular Seal. (August 2009) Aarthi Sekaran, B.E., Vasavi College of Engineering, India Chair of Advisory Committee: Dr. Gerald L. Morrison The study of the effect of different orbit paths and whirl ratios...

  1. Veterinary Science Center - 1 

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    Unknown

    2005-06-30

    cesditicmed spa- may -ling. In all evaluatione, we will use the ARI conlition as state point 1, i.e., 26.7C (80'F) at 50% RH (11.0 q/Iy) as sham in Fig. 2. Given the entering air Conliticm to the mil as state point 1, as the avtus due point (NIP) bemmes... Corporation of Ala-, Florida, that- usee heat pipes to assist misture renwal. There is a residential market for the incorporaticn of desiacants m air dtianer units to artperform heat pipes at a lcrwar axt, t3-e f* -led use of this inprarrPd air mtianer...

  2. Measurements of prompt radiation induced conductivity in Teflon (PTFE).

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    Hartman, E. Frederick; Zarick, Thomas Andrew; Sheridan, Timothy J.; Preston, E.

    2013-05-01

    We performed measurements of the prompt radiation induced conductivity (RIC) in thin samples of Teflon (PTFE) at the Little Mountain Medusa LINAC facility in Ogden, UT. Three mil (76.2 microns) samples were irradiated with a 0.5 %CE%BCs pulse of 20 MeV electrons, yielding dose rates of 1E9 to 1E11 rad/s. We applied variable potentials up to 2 kV across the samples and measured the prompt conduction current. Details of the experimental apparatus and analysis are reported in this report on prompt RIC in Teflon.

  3. The Relation of the Phosphoric Acid of the Soil to Pot Experiments. 

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    Fraps, G. S. (George Stronach)

    1920-01-01

    (ANIR B S Ass~stant Chcrnrst FEED CONTROL SERVICE J' B SMI~ 'B S "~ssistant Chemist F. D. FULLER. M S.. Chief WALDO W~LKFR.';~SS~S~QR~ Chemist - S. D. PEARCE. ~xecutioe Secretary HORTICULTURE FORESTRY H NES'I M. S Chief E. 0. SIECKE. B. S.. Chief... from 8.6 bushels with mils containing 0 to 10 parts per million of acti~e phosphoric acid, to 26.6 bushels for soils containing 40 to 60 parts per million. Serjes 131, 29.. ........... Ser!es 4, 14,30,47. ....... Serles36 ................. Series...

  4. Membranes Improve Insulation Efficiency 

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    Bullock, C. A.

    1986-01-01

    °F Temp. Under One White Membrane 74°F 74°F 73°F 88°F Temp. Inside Box 77°F 78°F 85" F 94" F test and the reason is speculated to be the same as test number 1. Legend: 1 Outside Air Temperature 2 One Clear 2 Mil. Membrane 3 One... suspended in their normal place. These data are plotted on Figure 8. In all cases, the function was a straight line and all points plotted on the line (A-E). Function (F) on Figure 8 is the calculated heat loss through the simulator walls and bottom...

  5. Measurements of prompt radiation induced conductivity of Kapton.

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    Preston, Eric F.; Zarick, Thomas Andrew; Sheridan, Timothy J.; Hartman, E. Frederick; Stringer, Thomas Arthur

    2010-10-01

    We performed measurements of the prompt radiation induced conductivity in thin samples of Kapton (polyimide) at the Little Mountain Medusa LINAC facility in Ogden, UT. Three mil samples were irradiated with a 0.5 {mu}s pulse of 20 MeV electrons, yielding dose rates of 1E9 to 1E10 rad/s. We applied variable potentials up to 2 kV across the samples and measured the prompt conduction current. Analysis rendered prompt conductivity coefficients between 6E-17 and 2E-16 mhos/m per rad/s, depending on the dose rate and the pulse width.

  6. Identifying the Classical Music Composition

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    Reisslein, Martin

    - sampling DetailsApproximations signal coeff. £ ¢ sq çoçoço ç çç å ç çç ç So1 Pa1 So2 Pa2 So3 Pa3 0.60271 So1 Pa1 So2 Pa2 So3 Pa3 0.60271 Men57 Hei52 Mil75 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 So1ivMen57

  7. Paint selection for coating radioactive-waste drums

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    Briggs, J.L.

    1980-07-01

    It is concluded that although the white epoxy Paint Sample E is suitable for coating waste drums, the additional pretreated costs of grit blasting prior to paint application would preclude adoption of that paint system. The specified 10.0-mil coating thickness of that coating would also incur higher costs. The Vorac epoxy-phenolic base paint (buff or yellow) was the only other paint that exhibited suitable corrosion and impact resistance required for coating the waste drums. In addition, that paint does not require a grit-blasted substrate or other costly pretreatment prior to coating.

  8. The Relativity of Reality and Madness in Arlt's 'Escenas de un grotesco'

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    Troiano, James J.

    1985-10-01

    written about Arlt's plays.1 Although Arlt wrote his first play as late in his career as 1932, the theatre became almost his sole interest in his last ten years.2 Arlt's "Escenas de un grotesco" appeared on August 4, 1934, in the Number 2 issue.... "Escenas de un grotesco" begins in an insane asylum as the pompous director of the institution delivers a press conference and declares that many deranged persons walk the streets everyday: "De manera que ya no son diez mil los locos que andan sueltos...

  9. Revista Iguanazul, Number 3

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    Santopietro, Judith

    "'LO (V .. racrul. Verilcnlz) t."Mi~l'la C.ubajal {Xalap~, VeracruotJ Corrtspons~ I .. ~ en "lell lra!tluo Juan Car/os Mieses (SAo Paulo, 8r,,~m Estelle J"'I;.· .. ' (Renne, Franct .. ) JCUANAZUL", una pul>lkildl'>n ItimKlral, su Hra", e..J~ mil ~Jemr... Jencia innecesaria del destino? Quien sabe cua:ndo, el h~ho es que un dia descubri6 que habia perdido la fe". Tal vez Ln noche de /(Is/lOnnigas sea la mejor obra de Pettersson, la mas pulidaen el estilo, la mas poetica, la que sintetiza y da cuenta de su...

  10. Thermal tests of MC3811 rigid/flex printed wiring boards

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    Gentry, F.L.

    1990-10-01

    Rigid/flex multilayer printed wiring boards are more sensitive to thermal environmental changes than conventional printed wiring boards. This is manifested because of a composition of dissimilar materials used within the construction of this type of product. During fabrication and assembly, stresses can develop within the plated-through holes from differences in thermal properties of the rigid and flexible materials, primarily thermal coefficient of expansion. Thermal shock and thermal stress tests and rework simulation as defined in MIL-P-50884 have been performed in this study as indicators of processing quality to detect faults and to verify improvements in board reliability. 3 refs., 17 figs., 3 tabs.

  11. Humility, charity, and poverty in Fielding's The Champion: A key to his clergymen. 

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    Beyer, Betty McFarren

    1968-01-01

    interested' in my education, mil my husband, who hss been a oonstant source of ensoura~, interest, ang patienoa amR hss osrrie4 my hoohs without oomplaintug. XHlRQXCTXCH s a ~ ~ a ~ a ~ e ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ a XX NXLXTYe CSiRXTTe ASKI POVERTT XH THE CAPP... s ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ a ~ ~ ~ ~ e 1 9 sse clksll&m Is smeewe ess g)esca essmsN. . . . , , , . . . ee THE CKJ~EH XH TOM ~a ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 08 XHE CLEEE~R XH @BLXA ~ a 4 ~ a 0 ~ ~ ~ 0 88 A KET TQ ~H8'8 CLSHHXMEH ~ ~ . . ~ SELECTED SXSLXlwmAPKf e ~ ~ ~ a a e ~ ~ ~ ~ 87...

  12. The implications of the Anglo-French military conversations, 1905-1914 

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    Gargotta, Craig Anthony

    1984-01-01

    Englarid, A. M. Gollin's Pro-Corisul in Politics and Mr. Balfour's Poodle, Rene Albrecht - Carrie's A Di lomatic Histor of Europe Since the Congress of Vierina, Pierre Renouvin's La crise euro eenne et la remlere guerre mondiale, Paul Marie de la Goree... the poss1b111ty of intervention in the defense of Belgium. He also believed 1t necessary to d1scuss the logistical cont1ngencies between the British I and French General Staffs and to seek the cooperation of the Belgian General Staff in the mil1tary...

  13. The Imperial Civil Service in Gaul

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    Smith, Mattie F.

    1911-01-01

    .prov.Aquit.• (Beginning of the second century). O.I.L. XIII. 1803. "CAlfidio M.f.Galeria Fido, trib.mil., quaestori provinciae Macedoniae, aedili, praet., leg.Aug.pro pr.provinc.Aquitanicae, viiviro epulonum, sodali Hadrianali, C.E. Praesidi et patrono civitatis... Institutions Romaines. A.Bouehe-Leclercci. Paris,1886. Conrs df Epigraph!e Latino. 2nd. od. Rene" Cagnat. Paris, 1890. Manuel des Antiqnites Roraaines., 9 vols. Th.Mommsen, Marquardt, and Kruger. ' Paris, 1893. Classical Studies in Honor of Henry Drisler...

  14. Weatherization assistance program. Annual report for 1980

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    None

    1980-11-01

    This addresses three major areas of concern relating to weatherization activities: (1) extent of progress being made toward achievement of national energy-conservation goals; (2) adequacy and costs of materials; and (3) need for and desirability of modifying weatherization activities and of extending such activities to a broader range of income groups, including changes to the legislation necessary to accomplish these modifications. The report concentrates on the efforts of the Department of Energy's (DOE) program for Weatherization Assistance for Low-Income Persons. Among the most-significant innovations introduced to the program in 1980 are: performance funding (granting funds on the basis of proven production capability), payment for labor and contractors, inexpensive interim measures, and more flexibility in determining eligibility for multi-family buildings. In addition, the program improved communications with the Department of Labor (DOL) and the Community Services Administration (CSA) as well as with representatives of the local program operators. Headquarters staffing was strengthened in 1980, and a management agreement was signed.

  15. Standard Test Method for Mechanical Hydrogen Embrittlement Evaluation of Plating/Coating Processes and Service Environments

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    American Society for Testing and Materials. Philadelphia

    2010-01-01

    1.1 This test method describes mechanical test methods and defines acceptance criteria for coating and plating processes that can cause hydrogen embrittlement in steels. Subsequent exposure to chemicals encountered in service environments, such as fluids, cleaning treatments or maintenance chemicals that come in contact with the plated/coated or bare surface of the steel, can also be evaluated. 1.2 This test method is not intended to measure the relative susceptibility of different steels. The relative susceptibility of different materials to hydrogen embrittlement may be determined in accordance with Test Method F1459 and Test Method F1624. 1.3 This test method specifies the use of air melted AISI E4340 steel per SAE AMS-S-5000 (formerly MIL-S-5000) heat treated to 260 – 280 ksi (pounds per square inch x 1000) as the baseline. This combination of alloy and heat treat level has been used for many years and a large database has been accumulated in the aerospace industry on its specific response to exposure...

  16. Cathodic Protection of the Yaquina Bay Bridge

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    Bullard, Sophie J.; Cramer, Stephen D.; Covino, Bernard S., Jr.; Holcomb, Gordon R.; Russell, James H.; Laylor, H.M.; Cryer, C.B.

    2001-02-01

    The Yaquina Bay Bridge in Newport, Oregon, was designed by Conde B. McCullough and built in 1936. The 3,223-foot (982 m) structure is a combination of concrete arch approach spans and a steel through arch over the shipping channel. Cathodic protection is used to prevent corrosion damage to the concrete arches. The Oregon Department of Transportation (Oregon DOT) installed a carbon anode coating (DAC-85) on two of the north approach spans in 1985. This anode was operated at a current density of 6.6 mA/m2(0.6 mA/ft2). No failure of the conductive anode was observed in 1990, five years after application, or in 2000, 15 years after application. Thermal-sprayed zinc anodes 20 mils (0.5 mm) thick were applied to half the south approach spans beginning in 1990. Thermal-sprayed zinc anodes 15 mils (0.4 mm) thick were applied to the remaining spans in 1996. These anodes were operated at a current density of 2.2 mA/m2(0.2 mA/ft2). In 1999, four zones on the approach spans were included in a two-year field trial of humectants to improve zinc anode performance. The humectants LiNO3 and LiBr were applied to two zones; the two adjacent zones were left untreated as controls. The humectants substantially reduced circuit resistance compared to the controls.

  17. Effect of sulfur isotopic composition of zinc and lead sulfides on the E. M. F. of electrochemical cells

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    Lusk, J.; Krouse, H.R.; Batts, B.D.

    1988-03-01

    A new effect is reported in which unexpectedly large voltages are produced by electrochemical cells containing sulfides at natural isotopic abundance levels. Room temperature experiments were undertaken to determine whether electrochemical cells employing silver bromide and silver beta alumina as solid electrolytes would be sufficiently sensitive to detect small variations in sulfur isotopic composition for zinc and lead sulfides. Voltages obtained for silver bromide cells tended to increase progressively over at least 20 days, and increased in a regular fashion with increasing differences in isotopic composition between charges. Voltages exceeding 150 mV were obtained for /sup delta/S/sup 3,4/ differences up to 85 per mil for zinc sulfide, but reached only about 20 mV for lead sulfide. Silver beta alumina cells with opposing zinc and lead sulfide charges yielded larger voltages and E.M.F. minimum corresponding to a +8(/plus minus/2) per mil difference. This value shows reasonable agreement with interpolated 20/degrees/C equilibrium values of between +7.5 to +9.8 obtained from the literature. Matured silver bromide cells with opposed zinc and lead sulfide charges behaved similarly but yielded lower voltages. Silver concentration cells of the opposed type are thus able to detect isotopic equilibrium and this will permit calibration of sulfur isotope thermometers down to unexpectedly low temperatures.

  18. Rare, Threatened and Endangered Species of the Rio Grande/ Rio Bravo Basin: A Bibliography 

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    Wilkins, Neal; Gil, Karine

    2003-01-01

    ://wildlife.s t ate.c o .us / T&E/lis t.as p http://www.g m fsh.state.n m .us/PageMil l_Image s/Pub lic ation/esfi sh.p df KILLFIS H ES S S FS ANNOTAT E D RE F E R E N C E WE B P A GE Leon Sp ring s Pupfish Cyprin odo n b o vin u s E E...*T* Da vis a nd Schmidly 1 994 Findle y et al. 1975 http://www.tpwd.s tate.tx .us/animalia.htm httm://www.g m fsh.state.n m .us/PageMil l_I mage s/No nG ame/T&E BR Booklet.pdf B A T S S S F S ANNOTAT ED R E F E R E N C E W E B PAG E...

  19. Prediction of External Corrosion for Steel Cylinders - 1998 Report

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    Lyon, B.F.

    1998-01-01

    The United States Department of Energy (DOE) currently manages the UF, Cylinder Project. The project was formed to maintain and safely manage depleted uranium hexafluoride (UF{sub 6}) stored in approximately 50,000 carbon steel cylinders. The cylinders located at three DOE sites: the K-25 site at Oak Ridge, Tennessee (K-25); the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Paducah, Kentucky (PGDP), and the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant (PORTS) in Portsmouth, Ohio. The System Requirements Document (SRD) (LMES 1997a) delineates the requirements of the project. The appropriate actions needed to fulfill these requirements are then specified within the System Engineering Management Plan (SEMP) (LMES 1997b). The report presented herein documents activities that in whole or in part satisfy specific requirements and actions stated in the UF{sub 6} Cylinder Project SRD and SEMP with respect to forecasting cylinder conditions. The wall thickness projections made in this report are based on the assumption that the corrosion trends noted will continue. Some activities planned may substantially reduce the rate of corrosion, in which case the results presented here are conservative. The results presented here are intended to supercede and enlarge the scope of those presented previously (Lyon 1995,1996, 1997). In particular, projections are made for thin-walled cylinders (nominal initial thickness 312.5 mils) and thick-walled cylinders (nominal initial thickness 625 mils). In addition, a preliminary analysis is conducted for the minimum thickness at the head/skirt interface for skirted cylinders.

  20. Safety evaluation for packaging CPC metal boxes

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    Romano, T.

    1995-05-15

    This Safety Evaluation for Packaging (SEP) provides authorization for the use of Container Products Corporation (CPC) metal boxes, as described in this document, for the interarea shipment of radioactive contaminated equipment and debris for storage in the Central Waste Complex (CWC) or T Plant located in the 200 West Area. Authorization is granted until November 30, 1995. The CPC boxes included in this SEP were originally procured as US Department of Transportation (DOT) Specification 7A Type A boxes. A review of the documentation provided by the manufacturer revealed the documentation did not adequately demonstrate compliance to the 4 ft drop test requirement of 49 CFR 173.465(c). Preparation of a SEP is necessary to document the equivalent safety of the onsite shipment in lieu of meeting DOT packaging requirements until adequate documentation is received. The equivalent safety of the shipment is based on the fact that the radioactive contents consist of contaminated equipment and debris which are not dispersible. Each piece is wrapped in two layers of no less than 4 mil plastic prior to being placed in the box which has an additional 10 mil liner. Pointed objects and sharp edges are padded to prevent puncture of the plastic liner and wrapping.

  1. 55-Gallon Drum Attenuation Corrections for Waste Assay Measurements

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    Casella, V.R.

    2002-04-03

    The present study shows how the percent attenuation for low-level waste (LLW), carbon-steel 55-gallon drums (44 and 46 mil) and for transuranic (TRU) DOT Type 7A 55-gallon drums (approximately 61 mil) changes with gamma energy from 60 keV to 1400 keV. Attenuation for these drums is in the range of 5 to 15 percent at energies from 400 to 1400 keV and from 15 to 35 percent at energies from 120 to 400 keV. At 60 keV, these drums attenuate 70-80 percent of the gamma rays. Correction factors were determined in order to correct for gamma attenuation of a TRU drum if a calibration is performed with a LLW drum. These correction factors increase the activities of the TRU drum by from 10 percent to 2 percent in the energy range of 165 to 1400 keV, with an increase of about 50 percent at 60 keV. Correction factors for TRU drums and for analyses without a drum were used to adjust the percent yield for frequently measured gamma rays, so that the assay libraries could be modified to provide the drum attenuation corrections.

  2. Free-piston Stirling engine experimental program: Part 2. An evaluation of loss mechanisms

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    Moynihan, T.; Berggren, R.; Dochat, G.

    1983-06-01

    A series of experiments is described in which measurements were taken on a free-piston Stirling engine to isolate effects believed to degrade engine performance. The effects examined were: compression-space hysteresis, regenerator losses, displacer seal clearance loss, and displacer appendix gap loss. The experimental data from these experiments are given and represent a valuable resource for validation of Stirling engine analysis methods. The most significant of the above effects was found to be the clearance between the displacer and cylinder wall. Best performance was attained by a close clearance seal of 2 mils. Greater clearances or use of a piston ring degraded performance. Overall efficiency of the engine was raised several points due to this finding.

  3. Standard Guide for Testing Polymer Matrix Composite Materials

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    American Society for Testing and Materials. Philadelphia

    2011-01-01

    1.1 This guide summarizes the application of ASTM standard test methods (and other supporting standards) to continuous-fiber reinforced polymer matrix composite materials. The most commonly used or most applicable ASTM standards are included, emphasizing use of standards of Committee D30 on Composite Materials. 1.2 This guide does not cover all possible standards that could apply to polymer matrix composites and restricts discussion to the documented scope. Commonly used but non-standard industry extensions of test method scopes, such as application of static test methods to fatigue testing, are not discussed. A more complete summary of general composite testing standards, including non-ASTM test methods, is included in the Composite Materials Handbook (MIL-HDBK-17). Additional specific recommendations for testing textile (fabric, braided) composites are contained in Guide D6856. 1.3 This guide does not specify a system of measurement; the systems specified within each of the referenced standards shall appl...

  4. The Great Season Climatic Oscillation and the Global Warming

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    Boucenna, Ahmed

    2008-01-01

    The present earth warming up is often explained by the atmosphere gas greenhouse effect. This explanation is in contradiction with the thermodynamics second law. The warming up by greenhouse effect is quite improbable. It is cloud reflection that gives to the earth s ground its 15 degres C mean temperature. Since the reflection of the radiation by gases is negligible, the role of the atmosphere greenhouse gases in the earth warming up by earth radiation reflection loses its importance. We think that natural climatic oscillations contribute more to earth climatic disturbances. The oscillation that we hypothesize to exist has a long period (800 to 1000 years). The glacier melting and regeneration cycles lead to variations in the cold region ocean water density and thermal conductibility according to their salinity. These variations lead one to think about a macro climate oscillating between maximum hot and minimum cold temperatures. This oscillation is materialized by the passages of the planet through hot, mil...

  5. Durability of Polymeric Glazing and Absorber Materials

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    Jorgensen, G.; Terwilliger, K.; Bingham, C.; Milbourne, M.

    2005-01-01

    The Solar Heating and Lighting Program has set the goal of reducing the cost of solar water heating systems by at least 50%. An attractive approach to such large cost reduction is to replace glass and metal parts with less-expensive, lighter-weight, more-integrated polymeric components. The key challenge with polymers is to maintain performance and assure requisite durability for extended lifetimes. The objective of this task is to quantify lifetimes through measurement of the optical and mechanical stability of candidate polymeric glazing and absorber materials. Polycarbonate sheet glazings, as proposed by two industry partners, have been tested for resistance to UV radiation with three complementary methods. Incorporation of a specific 2-mil thick UV-absorbing screening layer results in glazing lifetimes of at least 15 years; improved screens promise even longer lifetimes. Proposed absorber materials were tested for creep and embrittlement under high temperature, and appear adequate for planned ICS absorbers.

  6. Expected Precision of Higgs Boson Partial Widths within the Standard Model

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    G. Peter Lepage; Paul B. Mackenzie; Michael E. Peskin

    2015-04-22

    We discuss the sources of uncertainty in calculations of the partial widths of the Higgs boson within the Standard Model. The uncertainties come from two sources: the truncation of perturbation theory and the uncertainties in input parameters. We review the current status of perturbative calculations and note that these are already reaching the parts-per-mil level of accuracy for the major decay modes. The main sources of uncertainty will then come from the parametric dependences on alpha_s, m_b, and m_c. Knowledge of these parameters is systematically improvable through lattice gauge theory calculations. We estimate the precision that lattice QCD will achieve in the next decade and the corresponding precision of the Standard Model predictions for Higgs boson partial widths.

  7. OTVE turbopump condition monitoring, task E. 5. Final report, October 1988-September 1989

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    Coleman, P.T.; Collins, J.J.

    1989-08-01

    Recent work has been carried out on development of isotope wear analysis and optical and eddy current technologies to provide bearing wear measurements and real time monitoring of shaft speed, shaft axial displacement and shaft orbit of the Orbit Transfer Vehicle hydrostatic bearing tester. Results show shaft axial displacement can be optically measured (at the same time as shaft orbital motion and speed) to within 0.3 mils by two fiberoptic deflectometers. Evaluation of eddy current probes showed that, in addition to measuring shaft orbital motion, they can be used to measure shaft speed without having to machine grooves on the shaft surface as is the usual practice for turbomachinery. The interim results of this condition monitoring effort are presented.

  8. Application & testing of high temperature materials for solenoid coils

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    Sanchez, R.O.; Archer, W.E.; Zich, J.L.

    1997-08-01

    Sandia National Laboratories has designed and proven-in two new Solenoid coils for a highly-reliable electromechanical switch. Mil-Spec Magnetics Inc., Walnut CA manufactured the coils. The new design utilizes two new materials: Liquid Crystal Polymer (Vectra C130) for the bobbin and Thermal Barrier Silicone (VI-SIL V-658) for the encapsulant. The use of these two new materials solved most of the manufacturing problems inherent in the old Sandia design. The coils are easier to precision wind and more robust for handling, testing, and storage. The coils have some unique weapon related safety requirements. The most severe of these requirements is the 400{degrees}C, 1600 V test. The coils must not, and did not, produce any outgassing products to affect the voltage breakdown between contacts in the switch at these temperatures and voltages. Actual coils in switches were tested under these conditions. This paper covers the prove-in of this new coil design.

  9. Search for time modulations in the decay rate of 40K and 232Th

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    E. Bellotti; C. Broggini; G. Di Carlo; M. Laubenstein; R. Menegazzo; M. Pietroni

    2014-05-13

    Time modulations at per mil level have been reported to take place in the decay constant of about 15 nuclei with period of one year (most cases) but also of about one month or one day. In this paper we give the results of the activity measurement of a 40K source and a 232Th one. The two experiments have been done at the Gran Sasso Laboratory during a period of about 500 days, above ground (40K) and underground (232Th) with a target sensitivity of a few parts over 10^5. We also give the results of the activity measurement at the time of the X-class solar flares which took place in May 2013. Briefly, our measurements do not show any evidence of unexpected time dependence in the decay rate of 40K and 232Th.

  10. Solar cell array interconnects

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    Carey, P.G.; Thompson, J.B.; Colella, N.J.; Williams, K.A.

    1995-11-14

    Electrical interconnects are disclosed for solar cells or other electronic components using a silver-silicone paste or a lead-tin (Pb-Sn) no-clean fluxless solder cream, whereby the high breakage of thin (<6 mil thick) solar cells using conventional solder interconnect is eliminated. The interconnects of this invention employs copper strips which are secured to the solar cells by a silver-silicone conductive paste which can be used at room temperature, or by a Pb-Sn solder cream which eliminates undesired residue on the active surfaces of the solar cells. Electrical testing using the interconnects of this invention has shown that no degradation of the interconnects developed under high current testing, while providing a very low contact resistance value. 4 figs.

  11. Solar cell array interconnects

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    Carey, Paul G. (Mountain View, CA); Thompson, Jesse B. (Brentwood, CA); Colella, Nicolas J. (Livermore, CA); Williams, Kenneth A. (Livermore, CA)

    1995-01-01

    Electrical interconnects for solar cells or other electronic components using a silver-silicone paste or a lead-tin (Pb-Sn) no-clean fluxless solder cream, whereby the high breakage of thin (<6 mil thick) solar cells using conventional solder interconnect is eliminated. The interconnects of this invention employs copper strips which are secured to the solar cells by a silver-silicone conductive paste which can be used at room temperature, or by a Pb-Sn solder cream which eliminates undesired residue on the active surfaces of the solar cells. Electrical testing using the interconnects of this invention has shown that no degradation of the interconnects developed under high current testing, while providing a very low contact resistance value.

  12. Process for electrically interconnecting electrodes

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    Carey, Paul G. (Mountain View, CA); Thompson, Jesse B. (Brentwood, CA); Colella, Nicolas J. (Livermore, CA); Williams, Kenneth A. (Livermore, CA)

    2002-01-01

    Electrical interconnects for solar cells or other electronic components using a silver-silicone paste or a lead-tin (Pb--Sn) no-clean fluxless solder cream, whereby the high breakage of thin (<6 mil thick) solar cells using conventional solder interconnect is eliminated. The interconnects of this invention employs copper strips which are secured to the solar cells by a silver-silicone conductive paste which can be used at room temperature, or by a Pb--Sn solder cream which eliminates undesired residue on the active surfaces of the solar cells. Electrical testing using the interconnects of this invention has shown that no degradation of the interconnects developed under high current testing, while providing a very low contact resistance value.

  13. High-Resolution, Wide-Field Imaging of the Galactic Center Region at 330 MHz

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    Michael E. Nord; T. Joseph W. Lazio; Namir E. Kassim; S. D. Hyman; T. N. LaRosa; C. Brogan; N. Duric

    2004-07-08

    We present a wide field, sub-arcminute resolution VLA image of the Galactic Center region at 330 MHz. With a resolution of ~ 7" X 12" and an RMS noise of 1.6 mJy/beam, this image represents a significant increase in resolution and sensitivity over the previously published VLA image at this frequency. The improved sensitivity has more than tripled the census of small diameter sources in the region, has resulted in the detection of two new Non Thermal Filaments (NTFs), 18 NTF candidates, 30 pulsar candidates, reveals previously known extended sources in greater detail, and has resulted in the first detection of Sagittarius A* in this frequency range. A version of this paper containing full resolution images may be found at http://lwa.nrl.navy.mil/nord/AAAB.pdf.

  14. Measurements of prompt radiation induced conductivity of alumina and sapphire.

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    Hartman, E. Frederick; Zarick, Thomas Andrew; Sheridan, Timothy J.; Preston, Eric F.

    2011-04-01

    We performed measurements of the prompt radiation induced conductivity in thin samples of Alumina and Sapphire at the Little Mountain Medusa LINAC facility in Ogden, UT. Five mil thick samples were irradiated with pulses of 20 MeV electrons, yielding dose rates of 1E7 to 1E9 rad/s. We applied variable potentials up to 1 kV across the samples and measured the prompt conduction current. Analysis rendered prompt conductivity coefficients between 1E10 and 1E9 mho/m/(rad/s), depending on the dose rate and the pulse width for Alumina and 1E7 to 6E7 mho/m/(rad/s) for Sapphire.

  15. Fluorocarbon Adsorption in Hierarchical Porous Frameworks

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    Motkuri, Radha K.; Annapureddy, Harsha V.; Vijayakumar, M.; Schaef, Herbert T.; Martin, P F.; McGrail, B. Peter; Dang, Liem X.; Krishna, Rajamani; Thallapally, Praveen K.

    2014-07-09

    The adsorption behavior of a series of fluorocarbon derivatives was examined on a set of microporous metal organic framework (MOF) sorbents and another set of hierarchical mesoporous MOFs. The microporous M-DOBDC (M = Ni, Co) showed a saturation uptake capacity for R12 of over 4 mmol/g at a very low relative saturation pressure (P/Po) of 0.02. In contrast, the mesoporous MOF MIL-101 showed an exceptionally high uptake capacity reaching over 14 mmol/g at P/Po of 0.4. Adsorption affinity in terms of mass loading and isosteric heats of adsorption were found to generally correlate with the polarizability of the refrigerant with R12 > R22 > R13 > R14 > methane. These results suggest the possibility of exploiting MOFs for separation of azeotropic mixtures of fluorocarbons and use in eco-friendly fluorocarbon-based adsorption cooling and refrigeration applications.

  16. Rev: Field Guide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Bali

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    Brown, Rafe M.

    2008-01-01

    of these snakes s u p p o r t a massive (but p e r h a p s sustainable) offtake of snakes f rom the wild, with an e s t imated 3.8 mil l ion snakes taken each year f rom o n e lake in C a m b o d i a a lone . Murphy has p r o d u c e d a deta i led b o o k... THE QUARTERLY REVIEW OE BIOLOGY VOLUME 8 3 A recurr ing t h e m e in the b o o k is the unusua l tractability o f Morse ' s wonderful study system, in which it is poss ib le to trace the fitness conse­ q u e n c e s (in terms o f survival a n d fecundity...

  17. Physical and computer modeling of military earth grounding practices in a HEMP (high-altitude electromagnetic pulse) environment. Technical memo

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    Cuneo, A.A. Jr.; Loftus, J.J.; Perala, R.A.

    1983-06-01

    Military grounding practices compatible with hardening electronic systems to high-altitude electromagnetic pulse (HEMP) illumination are considered. This study concerns the grounding practices outlined in MIL-STD-188-124, Common Long-Haul/Tactical Communications Systems. Three standard grounding schemes and one new scheme were chosen for study at a 10:1 scale, illuminated by a 59-V/m peak simulated HEMP. There were several significant results: (a) The theoretical technique in general agrees to within a factor of three with the experimental results, (b) The type end of earth ground system does not appear to be important, and (c) Intrasite transients tend to be dominated by electromagnetic coupling to completed conductive loops. When the loop is broken, the transient is characterized by the half-wavelength resonance of the conductor. Grounding paths which do not form part of the loop do not contribute significantly to the transient in the loop.

  18. The USNO-B Catalog

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    D. Monet; S. Levine; B. Canzian; H. Ables; A. Bird; C. Dahn; H. Guetter; H. Harris; A. Henden; S. Leggett; H. Levison; C. Luginbuhl; J. Martini; A. Monet; J. Munn; J. Pier; A. Rhodes; B. Riepe; S. Sell; R. Stone; F. Vrba; R. Walker; G. Westerhout; R. Brucato; N. Reid; W. Schoening; M. Hartley; M. Read; S. Tritton

    2002-10-31

    USNO-B is an all-sky catalog that presents positions, proper motions, magnitudes in various optical passbands, and star/galaxy estimators for 1,042,618,261 objects derived from 3,643,201,733 separate observations. The data were obtained from scans of 7,435 Schmidt plates taken for the various sky surveys during the last 50 years. USNO-B1.0 is believed to provide all-sky coverage, completeness down to V = 21, 0.2 arcsecond astrometric accuracy at J2000, 0.3 magnitude photometric accuracy in up to five colors, and 85% accuracy for distinguishing stars from non-stellar objects. A brief discussion of various issues is given here, but the actual data are available from http://www.nofs.navy.mil and other sites.

  19. Compton Scattered Transition Radiation from Very High Energy Particles

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    M. L. Cherry; G. L. Case

    2002-06-04

    X-ray transition radiation can be used to measure the Lorentz factor of relativistic particles. At energies approaching gamma = E/mc^2 = 10^5, transition radiation detectors (TRDs) can be optimized by using thick (sim 5 - 10 mil) foils with large (5-10 mm) spacings. This implies X-ray energies >100 keV and the use of scintillators as the X-ray detectors. Compton scattering of the X-rays out of the particle beam then becomes an important effect. We discuss the design of very high energy detectors, the use of metal radiator foils rather than the standard plastic foils, inorganic scintillators for detecting Compton scattered transition radiation, and the application to the ACCESS cosmic ray experiment.

  20. Monolithic amorphous silicon modules on continuous polymer substrate

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    Grimmer, D.P. (Iowa Thin Film Technologies, Inc., Ames, IA (United States))

    1992-03-01

    This report examines manufacturing monolithic amorphous silicon modules on a continuous polymer substrate. Module production costs can be reduced by increasing module performance, expanding production, and improving and modifying production processes. Material costs can be reduced by developing processes that use a 1-mil polyimide substrate and multilayers of low-cost material for the front encapsulant. Research to speed up a-Si and ZnO deposition rates is needed to improve throughputs. To keep throughput rates compatible with depositions, multibeam fiber optic delivery systems for laser scribing can be used. However, mechanical scribing systems promise even higher throughputs. Tandem cells and production experience can increase device efficiency and stability. Two alternative manufacturing processes are described: (1) wet etching and sheet handling and (2) wet etching and roll-to-roll fabrication.

  1. Method of producing novel silicon carbide articles. [Patent application

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    Milewski, J.V.

    1982-06-18

    A method of producing articles comprising reaction-bonded silicon carbide (SiC) and graphite (and/or carbon) is given. The process converts the graphite (and/or carbon) in situ to SiC, thus providing the capability of economically obtaining articles made up wholly or partially of SiC having any size and shape in which graphite (and/or carbon) can be found or made. When the produced articles are made of an inner graphite (and/or carbon) substrate to which SiC is reaction bonded, these articles distinguish SiC-coated graphite articles found in the prior art by the feature of a strong bond having a gradual (as opposed to a sharply defined) interface which extends over a distance of mils. A method for forming SiC whisker-reinforced ceramic matrices is also given. The whisker-reinforced articles comprise SiC whiskers which substantially retain their structural integrity.

  2. Thermodynamics of the Oxygen Evolution Electrocatalysis in Metal-Organic Frameworks

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    Musho, Terence; Wu, Nianqiang

    2015-01-01

    Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) provide a versatile and tailorable material platform that embody many desirable attributes for photocatalytic water-splitting. The approach taken in this study was to use Density Functional Theory (DFT) to predict the thermodynamic energy barriers of the oxygen evolution reaction (OER) for three MOF functionalizations. A Zr-MIL-125 MOF design was selected for this study that incorporates three linker designs, a 1,4-benzenedicarboxylate (BDC), BDC functionalized with an amino group (BDC+NH2), and BDC functionalized with nitro group (BDC+NO2). The study found several key differences between homogeneous planar catalyst thermodynamics and MOF based thermodynamics, the most significant being the non-unique or heterogeneity of reaction sites. Additionally, the funcationalization of the MOF was found to significantly influence the hydroperoxyl binding energy, which proves to be the largest hurdle for both oxide and MOF based catalyst. Both of these findings provide evidance that many ...

  3. Determining the Radiation Damage Effect on Glovebox Glove Material.

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    Cournoyer, M. E.; Balkey, J. J.; Andrade, R.M.

    2005-01-01

    The Nuclear Material Technology (NMT) Division has the largest inventory of glove box gloves at Los Alamos National Laboratory. The minimization of unplanned breaches in the glovebox, e.g., glove failures, is a primary concern in the daily operations in NMT Division facilities, including the Plutonium Facility (PF-4) at TA-55 and Chemical and Metallurgy Research (CMR) Facility. Glovebox gloves in these facilities are exposed to elevated temperatures and exceptionally aggressive radiation environments (particulate {sup 239}Pu and {sup 238}Pu). Predictive models are needed to estimate glovebox glove service lifetimes, i.e. change-out intervals. Towards this aim aging studies have been initiated that correlate changes in mechanical (physical) properties with degradation chemistry. This present work derives glovebox glove change intervals based on previously reported mechanical data of thermally aged hypalon glove samples. Specifications for 30 mil tri-layered hypalon/lead glovebox gloves (TLH) and 15 mil hypalon gloves (HYP) have already been established. The relevant mechanical properties are shown on Table 1. Tensile strength is defined as the maximum load applied in breaking a tensile test piece divided by the original cross-sectional area of the test piece (Also termed maximum stress and ultimate tensile stress). Ultimate elongation is the elongation at time of rupture (Also termed maximum strain). The specification for the tensile test and ultimate elongation are the minimum acceptable values. In addition, the ultimate elongation must not vary 20% from the original value. In order to establish a service lifetimes for glovebox gloves in a thermal environment, the mechanical properties of glovebox glove materials were studied.

  4. Hearing Protection Evaluation for the Combat Arms Earplug at Idaho National Laboratory

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    James Lovejoy

    2007-03-01

    The Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is managed by Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC (BEA) for the Department of Energy. The INL Protective Security Forces (Pro Force) are involved in training exercises that generate impulse noise by small arms fire. Force-on-force (FOF) training exercises that simulate real world scenarios require the Pro Force to engage the opposition force (OPFOR) while maintaining situational awareness through verbal communications. The Combat Arms earplug was studied to determine if it provides adequate hearing protection in accordance with the requirements of MIL-STD-1474C/D. The Combat Arms earplug uses a design that allows continuous noise through a critical orifice while effectively attenuating high-energy impulse noise. The earplug attenuates noise on a non linear scale, as the sound increases the attenuation increases. The INL studied the effectiveness of the Combat Arms earplug with a Bruel & Kjaer (B&K) head and torso simulator used with a selection of small arms to create impulse sound pressures. The Combat Arms earplugs were inserted into the B&K head and torso ears, and small arms were then discharged to generate the impulse noise. The INL analysis of the data indicates that the Combat Arms earplug does provide adequate protection, in accordance with MIL-STD-1474C/D, when used to protect against impulse noise generated by small arms fire using blank ammunition. Impulse noise generated by small arms fire ranged from 135–160 dB range unfiltered un-weighted. The Combat Arms earplug attenuated the sound pressure 10–25 dB depending on the impulse noise pressure. This assessment is consistent with the results of previously published studies on the Combat Arms earplug (see Section 5, “References”). Based upon these result, the INL intends to use the Combat Arms earplug for FOF training exercises.

  5. Review of corrosion in 10- and 14-ton mild steel depleted UF{sub 6} storage cylinders

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    Lykins, M.L.

    1995-08-01

    A literature review was conducted to determine the type, extent and severity of corrosion found in the 10- and 14-ton mild steel depleted UF{sub 6} storage cylinders. Also discussed in this review is corrosion found in the valves and plugs used in the cylinders. Corrosion of the cylinders is a gradual process which occurs slowly over time. Understanding corrosion of the cylinders is an important concern for long term storage of the UF{sub 6} in the cylinder yards, as well as the final disposition of the depleted UF{sub 6} tails inventory in the future. The following conclusions are made from the literature review: (1) The general external corrosion rate of the cylinders is about 1 to 2 mils per year (1 mil = 0.001{double_prime}). The highest general external corrosion rate was over 5 mpy on the 48G type cylinders. (2) General internal corrosion from the depleted UF{sub 6} is negligible under normal storage conditions. Crevice corrosion can occur at the cylinder/saddle interface from the retention of water in this area. Crevice corrosion can occur at the cylinder/skirt interface on the older skirted cylinders due to the lack of water drainage in this area. Crevice corrosion can occur on cylinders that have been in ground contact. Crevice corrosion and galvanic corrosion can occur where the stainless steel I.D. nameplates are attached to the cylinder. The packing nuts on the bronze one-inch valves used in the cylinders are susceptible to stress corrosion cracking (SCC). Mechanical damage from routine handling can lead to a breach in a cylinder with subsequent accelerated corrosion of the mild steel due to attack from HF and other UF{sub 6} hydrolysis by-products.

  6. Formation mechanism of the secondary building unit in a chromium terephthalate metal-organic framework

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    Cantu Cantu, David; McGrail, B. Peter; Glezakou, Vassiliki Alexandra

    2014-11-25

    Based on density functional theory calculations and simulation, a detailed mechanism is presented on the formation of the secondary building unit (SBU) of MIL-101, a chromium terephthalate metal-organic framework (MOF). SBU formation is key to MOF nucleation, the rate-limiting step in the formation process of many MOFs. A series of reactions that lead to the formation of the SBU of MIL-101 is proposed in this work. Initial rate-limiting reactions form the metal cluster with three chromium (III) atoms linked to a central bridging oxygen. Terephthalate linkers play a key role as chromium (III) atoms are joined to linker carboxylate groups prior to the placement of the central bridging oxygen. Multiple linker addition reactions, which follow in different paths due to structural isomers, are limited by the removal of water molecules in the first chromium coordination shell. The least energy path is identified were all linkers on one face of the metal center plane are added first. A simple kinetic model based on transition state theory shows the rate of secondary building unit formation similar to the rate metal-organic framework nucleation. The authors are thankful to Dr. R. Rousseau for a critical reading of the manuscript. This research would not have been possible without the support of the Office of Fossil Energy, U.S. Department of Energy. This research was performed using EMSL, a national scientific user facility sponsored by the Department of Energy's Office of Biological and Environmental Research and the PNNL Institutional Computing (PIC) program located at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

  7. Field testing results for the strategic petroleum reserve pipeline corrosion control program

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    Buchheit, R.G.; Maestas, L.M.; Hinkebein, T.E.

    1998-02-01

    Results of two studies conducted as part of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) Pipeline Corrosion Control Program are reported. These studies focused on evaluation of rotary-applied concrete materials for internal pipeline protection against the erosive and corrosive effects of flowing brine. The study also included evaluation of liners applied by hand on pipe pieces that cannot be lined by rotary methods. Such pipe pieces include tees, elbows and flanged pipe sections. Results are reported from a corrosion survey of 17 different liner formulations tested at the-Big-Rill SPR Site. Testing consisted of electrochemical corrosion rate measurements made on lined pipe sections exposed, in a test manifold, to flowing SPR generated fluids. Testing also involved cumulative immersion exposure where samples were exposed to static site-generated brine for increasing periods of time. Samples were returned to the laboratory for various diagnostic analyses. Results of this study showed that standard calcium silicate concrete (API RP10E) and a rotary calcium aluminate concrete formulation were excellent performers. Hand-lined pipe pieces did not provide as much corrosion protection. The focus of the second part of the study was on further evaluation of the calcium silicate, calcium aluminate and hand-applied liners in actual SPR equipment and service. It was a further objective to assess the practicality of electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS) for field corrosion monitoring of concrete lined pipe compared to the more well-known linear polarization technique. This study showed that concrete linings reduced the corrosion rate for bare steel from 10 to 15 mils per year to 1 mil per year or less. Again, the hand-applied liners did not provide as much corrosion protection as the rotary-applied liners. The EIS technique was found to be robust for field corrosion measurements. Mechanistic and kinetic corrosion rate data were reliably obtained.

  8. PLUTONIUM-URANIUM EXTRACTION (PUREX) FACILITY ALARACT DEMONSTRATION FOR FILTER HOUSING

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    LEBARON GJ

    2008-11-25

    This document presents an As Low As Reasonably Achievable Control Technology (ALARACT) demonstration for evaluating corrosion on the I-beam supporting filter housing No.9 for the 291-A-l emission unit of the Plutonium-Uranium Extraction (PUREX) Facility, located in the 200 East Area of the Hanford Site. The PUREX facility is currently in surveillance and maintenance mode. During a State of Washington, Department of Health (WDOH) 291-A-l emission unit inspection, a small amount of corrosion was observed at the base of a high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filter housing. A series of internal and external inspections identified the source of the corrosion material as oxidation of a small section of one of the carbon steel I-beams that provides support to the stainless steel filter housing. The inspections confirmed the corrosion is isolated to one I-beam support location and does not represent any compromise of the structural support or filter housing integrity. Further testing and inspections of the support beam corrosion and its cause were conducted but did not determine the cause. No definitive evidence was found to support any degradation of the housing. Although no degradation of the housing was found, a conservative approach will be implemented. The following actions will be taken: (1) The current operating filter housing No.9 will be removed from service. (2) The only remaining available filter housings (No.1, No.2, and No.3) will be placed in service. These filter housings have new HEPA filters fitted with stainless steel frames and faceguards which were installed in the spring of 2007. (3) Filter housings No.5 and No.10 will be put on standby as backups. To document the assessment of the unit, a draft ALARACT filter housing demonstration for the PUREX filter housing was prepared, and informally provided to WDOH on August 7, 2008. A follow up WDOH response to the draft ALARACT filter housing demonstration for the PUREX filter housing questioned whether deteriorated galvanized filter faceguards discovered during an internal filter housing inspection met American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) AG-l or Military Specification (MIL) 51068 standards. The filter system was designed and installed prior to the issuance of AG-l, February 1986; however, MIL 51068 did require galvanized faceguards. The faceguards are not necessary for filtration or structural purposes; it is concluded that the system is in compliance with the intent of the applicable standard. Appendix B provides supporting information to address this issue.

  9. Corrosion Assessment of Candidate Materials for the SHINE Subcritical Assembly Vessel and Components FY14 Report

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    Pawel, Steven J.

    2014-10-01

    Laboratory corrosion testing of candidate alloys—including Zr-4 and Zr-2.5Nb representing the target solution vessel, and 316L, 2304, 304L, and 17-4 PH stainless steels representing process piping and balance-of-plant components—was performed in support of the proposed SHINE process to produce 99Mo from low-enriched uranium. The test solutions used depleted uranyl sulfate in various concentrations and incorporated a range of temperatures, excess sulfuric acid concentrations, nitric acid additions (to simulate radiolysis product generation), and iodine additions. Testing involved static immersion of coupons in solution and in the vapor above the solution, and was extended to include planned-interval tests to examine details associated with stainless steel corrosion in environments containing iodine species. A large number of galvanic tests featuring couples between a stainless steel and a zirconium-based alloy were performed, and limited vibratory horn testing was incorporated to explore potential erosion/corrosion features of compatibility. In all cases, corrosion of the zirconium alloys was observed to be minimal, with corrosion rates based on weight loss calculated to be less than 0.1 mil/year with no change in surface roughness. The resulting passive film appeared to be ZrO2 with variations in thickness that influence apparent coloration (toward light brown for thicker films). Galvanic coupling with various stainless steels in selected exposures had no discernable effect on appearance, surface roughness, or corrosion rate. Erosion/corrosion behavior was the same for zirconium alloys in uranyl sulfate solutions and in sodium sulfate solutions adjusted to a similar pH, suggesting there was no negative effect of uranium resulting from fluid dynamic conditions aggressive to the passive film. Corrosion of the candidate stainless steels was similarly modest across the entire range of exposures. However, some sensitivity to corrosion of the stainless steels was observed in solutions with 50 wppm iodine (the actual SHINE process expects 0.1–1 wppm) with the highest corrosion rates (up to ~6 mil/year) observed on specimens exposed in the vapor phase. Lower concentrations of iodine species (5 or 28 wppm) proved much less corrosive, and the planned-interval data indicated that metal corrodibility decreased with time for all immersed exposures and, with one minor exception, all vapor exposures. Little change in susceptibility to corrosion was observed as a result of nitric acid additions to the test environment (simulating radiolysis products). The trend toward reduced corrosion (immersion and vapor phase) with decreasing iodine concentration suggests that, at the expected conditions in the SHINE process, it is unlikely that iodine species will generate a general corrosion concern for the candidate stainless steels.

  10. A new approach to low-conductivity, environmentally acceptable thermal insulation. Final report

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    Buckley, B.; Day, J.; Ferrero-Heredia, M.; Shanklin, E.; Varadarajan, G.; Woodruff, L.

    1996-02-01

    The object of this work was to develop a low-conductivity, economical, environmentally benign insulation. Specific objectives were to develop the following: (1) a very low conductivity use as ``super insulation`` in refrigerators, and (2) a general-purpose insulation for buildings and other applications. The technical goals of this work were to minimize gas phase, solid phase, and radiative conductivity. The novel approach pursued to achieve low gas phase conductivity was to blow foam with a removable gas or vapor, encapsulate the foam panel in a pouch made with a barrier film, and introduce a very low conductivity gas as the insulating gas phase. For super insulation and general-purpose insulation, the gases of choice were xenon and krypton, respectively. To control cost, the gases were present at low pressure, and the insulating panel was encapsulated with an impermeable polymeric film. Solid-phase conductivity was minimized by using low-density, open-cell, polyurethane foam. For super insulation, radiative heat transfer was impeded by placing aluminized Mylar films between relatively transparent 70-mil foam slabs. For general-purpose insulation, it was projected to impede radiative heat transfer by achieving the same very small cell size with open-cell CO{sub 2}-blown foam as is now achieved with closed-cell CO{sub 2}-blown foam.

  11. Development of a new feed channel spacer for reverse osmosis elements. Phase 2 final report, October 1, 1994--December 31, 1997

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    Milstead, C.E.; Riley, R.L.

    1998-02-11

    During Phase 1, computer modeling techniques were used as the prime instrument of evaluation of designs for a new feed channel spacer to replace the 30 mil thick standard mesh (Vexar) spacer currently used in ROWPU [Reverse Osmosis Water Processing Unit] spiral-wound elements. A hemispherical peg model, based on a Bed of Nails concept developed in Phase 1, was selected for prototype production of spiral-wound elements for field testing. Evaluation in the See-Thru test cell to observe pressure drops through the spacer, feed mixing patterns and ease of cleaning fouled membrane samples showed considerable benefit over Vexar. This design would be suitable for production by roll embossing (or rotary punching) methods instead of expensive injection molding techniques. A 10{1/2} inch die set was fabricated to prove this concept using a 12 ton press brake. Due to a number of factors, however, the equipment did not work as anticipated and numerous modifications are currently in progress. This work will continue at no cost to the government until completed. A seawater test system has been constructed for field testing of various commercially available feed channel spacers for comparison with the Vexar spacer.

  12. NEW HIGHER PERFORMANCE LOW COST SELECTIVE SOLAR RADIATION CONTROL COATINGS

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    Timothy Ellison; Buddie Dotter; David Tsu

    2003-10-28

    Energy Conversion Devices, Inc., ECD, has developed a new high-speed low-cost process for depositing high quality dielectric optical coatings--Microwave Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition (MPECVD). This process can deposit SiO{sub x} about 10 times faster than the state-of-the-art conventional technology, magnetron sputtering, at about 1/10th the cost. This process is also being optimized for depositing higher refractive index materials such as Si{sub 3}N{sub 4} and TiO{sub 2}. In this program ECD, in collaboration with Southwall Technologies, Inc. (STI), demonstrated that this process can be used to fabricate high performance low cost Selective Solar Radiation Control (SSRC) films for use in the automotive industry. These coatings were produced on thin (2 mil thick) PET substrates in ECD's pilot roll-to-roll pilot MPECVD deposition machine. Such film can be laminated with PVB in a vehicle's windows. This process can also be used to deposit the films directly onto the glass. Such highly selective films, with a visible transmission (T{sub vis}) of > 70% and a shading coefficient of < 60% can significantly reduce the heat entering a car from solar radiation. Consequently, passenger comfort is increased and the energy needed to operate air conditioning (a/c) systems is reduced; consequently smaller a/c systems can be employed resulting in improved vehicle fuel efficiency.

  13. The DICE calibration project: design, characterization, and first results

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    Regnault, N; Schahmanèche, K; Guillou, L Le; Antilogus, P; Astier, P; Barrelet, E; Betoule, M; Bongard, S; Cuillandre, J -C; Juramy, C; Pain, R; Rocci, P -F; Tisserand, P; Villa, F

    2015-01-01

    We describe the design, operation, and first results of a photometric calibration project, called DICE (Direct Illumination Calibration Experiment), aiming at achieving precise instrumental calibration of optical telescopes. The heart of DICE is an illumination device composed of 24 narrow-spectrum, high-intensity, light-emitting diodes (LED) chosen to cover the ultraviolet-to-near-infrared spectral range. It implements a point-like source placed at a finite distance from the telescope entrance pupil, yielding a flat field illumination that covers the entire field of view of the imager. The purpose of this system is to perform a lightweight routine monitoring of the imager passbands with a precision better than 5 per-mil on the relative passband normalisations and about 3{\\AA} on the filter cutoff positions. The light source is calibrated on a spectrophotometric bench. As our fundamental metrology standard, we use a photodiode calibrated at NIST. The radiant intensity of each beam is mapped, and spectra are m...

  14. Interatomic potentials for ionic systems with density functional accuracy based on charge densities obtained by a neural network

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    Ghasemi, S Alireza; Saha, Santanu; Goedecker, Stefan

    2015-01-01

    Based on an analysis of the short range chemical environment of each atom in a system, standard machine learning based approaches to the construction of interatomic potentials aim at determining directly the central quantity which is the total energy. This prevents for instance an accurate description of the energetics of systems where long range charge transfer is important as well as of ionized systems. We propose therefore not to target directly with machine learning methods the total energy but an intermediate physical quantity namely the charge density, which then in turn allows to determine the total energy. By allowing the electronic charge to distribute itself in an optimal way over the system, we can describe not only neutral but also ionized systems with unprecedented accuracy. We demonstrate the power of our approach for both neutral and ionized NaCl clusters where charge redistribution plays a decisive role for the energetics. We are able to obtain chemical accuracy, i.e. errors of less than a mil...

  15. Development of a silicate-nitrite-borate corrosion inhibitor

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    Taylor, P.A.

    1982-11-29

    A corrosion inhibitor consisting of 1000 mg/L nitrite (NO/sub 2//sup -/), 500 mg/L silicate (SiO/sub 2/), 300 mg/L boron as a pH buffer, 50 mg/L of a biocide, and 5 mg/L tolyltriazole in deionized water was developed for use in the machine-cooling water system of the Department of Energy's Gas Centrifuge Enrichment Plant (GCEP) at Portsmouth, Ohio. Corrosion tests in this solution using six different types of metals, including 6061 aluminum, have failed to show any corrosion at the 0.05-..mu../y (0.002-mil/y) detection limit. The use of deionized water for this inhibitor solution is strongly recommended for any system containing aluminum because the presence of 30 mg/L of chloride ions is known to cause pitting in 6061 aluminum. The purity of the corrosion inhibitor can be maintained by using a small mixed-bed demineralizer in the water system. The demineralizer originally loads up with sodium and silicate ions, which then exchange for any contaminating ions-such as calcium, magnesium, or chromate-that might enter the corrosion-inhibitor solution.

  16. Fluid-Structure Interaction Modeling of High-Aspect Ratio Nuclear Fuel Plates Using COMSOL

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    Curtis, Franklin G [ORNL] [ORNL; Ekici, Kivanc [ORNL] [ORNL; Freels, James D [ORNL] [ORNL

    2013-01-01

    The High Flux Isotope Reactor at the Oak Ridge National Lab is in the research stage of converting its fuel from high-enriched uranium to low-enriched uranium. Due to different physical properties of the new fuel and changes to the internal fuel plate design, the current safety basis must be re-evaluated through rigorous computational analyses. One of the areas being explored is the fluid-structure interaction phenomenon due to the interaction of thin fuel plates (50 mils thickness) and the cooling fluid (water). Detailed computational fluid dynamics and fluid-structure interaction simulations have only recently become feasible due to improved numerical algorithms and advancements in computing technology. For many reasons including the already built-in fluid-structure interaction module, COMSOL has been chosen for this complex problem. COMSOL's ability to solve multiphysics problems using a fully-coupled and implicit solution algorithm is crucial in obtaining a stable and accurate solution. Our initial findings show that COMSOL can accurately model such problems due to its ability to closely couple the fluid dynamics and the structural dynamics problems.

  17. Improvement in Thermal-Ionization Mass Spectrometry (TIMS) using Total Flash Evaporation (TFE) method for lanthanides isotope ratio measurements in transmutation targets

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    Mialle, S.; Gourgiotis, A.; Aubert, M.; Stadelmann, G.; Gautier, C.; Isnard, H.

    2011-07-01

    The experiments involved in the PHENIX french nuclear reactor to obtain precise and accurate data on the total capture cross sections of the heavy isotopes and fission products require isotopic ratios measurements with uncertainty of a few per mil. These accurate isotopic ratio measurements are performed with mass spectrometer equipped with multi-collector system. The major difficulty for the analyses of these actinides and fission products is the low quantity of the initial powder enclosed in steel container (3 to 5 mg) and the very low quantities of products formed (several {mu}g) after irradiation. Specific analytical developments are performed by Thermal Ionization Mass Spectrometry (TIMS) to be able to analyse several nanograms of elements with this technique. A specific method of acquisition named Total Flash Evaporation was adapted in this study in the case of lanthanide measurements for quantity deposited on the filament in the order of 2 ng and applied on irradiated fuel. To validate the analytical approach and discuss about the accuracy of the data, the isotopic ratios obtained by TIMS are compared with other mass spectrometric techniques such as Multiple-Collector Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometer (MC-ICPMS). (authors)

  18. Manufacture of Alumina-Forming Austenitic Stainless Steel Alloys by Conventional Casting and Hot-Working Methods

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    Brady, M.P.; Yamamoto, Y.; Magee, J.H. (Carpenter Technol. Corp.)

    2009-03-23

    Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and Carpenter Technology Corporation (CarTech) participated in an in-kind cost share cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) effort under the auspices of the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Technology Maturation program to explore the feasibility for scale up of developmental ORNL alumina-forming austenitic (AFA) stainless steels by conventional casting and rolling techniques. CarTech successfully vacuum melted 30lb heats of four AFA alloy compositions in the range of Fe-(20-25)Ni-(12-14)Cr-(3-4)Al-(1-2.5)Nb wt.% base. Conventional hot/cold rolling was used to produce 0.5-inch thick plate and 0.1-inch thick sheet product. ORNL subsequently successfully rolled the 0.1-inch sheet to 4 mil thick foil. Long-term oxidation studies of the plate form material were initiated at 650, 700, and 800 C in air with 10 volume percent water vapor. Preliminary results indicated that the alloys exhibit comparable (good) oxidation resistance to ORNL laboratory scale AFA alloy arc casting previously evaluated. The sheet and foil material will be used in ongoing evaluation efforts for oxidation and creep resistance under related CRADAs with two gas turbine engine manufacturers. This work will be directed to evaluation of AFA alloys for use in gas turbine recuperators to permit higher-temperature operating conditions for improved efficiencies and reduced environmental emissions.

  19. Long term laboratory corrosion monitoring of calcine bin set materials exposed to zirconia calcine

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    Dirk, W.J.

    1994-06-01

    Corrosion testing of Type 1025 carbon steel, 405, 304, 304L, 316L, and 347 stainless steels, and 6061-T6 aluminum were conducted in synthetic zirconia calcine to model long term corrosion performance of bin set material. Testing was conducted over a period of 17 years. The existing calcine bin set {number_sign}1 is constructed of Type 405 stainless steel, 2 through 4 are constructed of Type 304 stainless steel and 5 through 7 are constructed of Type 304L stainless steel. The highest rate observed for Type 304L stainless steel was 8.1 {times} 10{sup {minus}7} inches per month. This would equal a wall thickness loss of about 5 mils after 500 years of storage. Currently, the established schedule for removal of corrosion test coupons from the calcine storage bins is at the end of the 10th, 100th, 250th, and 450th year of solid storage service. Very low corrosion rates and metal oxide data determined from the long term laboratory test, in conjunction with corrosion rates from the coupon assessment of the second bin set, indicate this schedule should be revised from 10 years to 50 years for the first assessment.

  20. TREKisM Issue 54 

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  1. The future of components for high reliability military and space applications

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    Hanlon, J.T. [Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States). Component Information and Management Dept.

    1996-02-01

    Military specified, ceramic packaged and radiation hardened components will disappear before the end of the century. The only long-term sustainable alternative may well be to use plastic packaged Commercial Components. The material in this report comes from the Defense Logistics Agency sponsored Plastic Package Availability Program and from an AT and T field reliability study. It summarizes Case Studies from companies which have been building and fielding highly reliable commercial and DOD military systems using plastic commercial components. Findings are, that when properly selected commercial components are operated within the true limitations of their design and packaging, they are as reliable as today`s Mil Spec components. Further, they offer cost, space and weight savings, shared manufacturing and field test experience with industry, and access to the most modern technology. Also reported are potential problems that may be encountered when using commercial components, their long term storage and use reliability characteristics, recommended design processes and supplier selection practices, commercial best business practices, and a semiconductor manufacturer`s view of the military`s switch to commercial plastic microcircuits.

  2. Near Surface Leakage Monitoring for the Verification and Accounting of Geologic Carbon Sequestration Using a Field Ready {sup 14}C Isotopic Analyzer

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    Marino, Bruno

    2014-04-14

    Results for the development of a field ready multi-isotopic analyzer for {sup 12}CO{sub 2}, {sup 13}CO{sub 2} and {sup 14}CO{sub 2} and applications for carbon capture and storage (CCS) containment performance are described. A design goal of the field platform was to provide isotopic data with a high data rate, a standardized reference baseline and acceptable precision (e.g., ~ ±50 per mil D{sup 14}CO{sub 2}) for detection and quantification of fossil-fuel CO{sub 2} CCS leakage scenarios. The instrument platform was not designed to replace high precision accelerator mass spectrometry. An additional goal was to combine project scale isotopic data and associated fluxes with unique financial instruments linking CCS containment performance to a publicly traded security providing project revenue to stakeholders. While the primary goals of the project were attained additional work is needed for the instrument platform and deployment within a full scale CCS site that was not available during the project timeframe.

  3. To study of different level of nitrogen manure and density on yield and yield component of variety of K.S.C 704 in dry region of sistan

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    Dahmardeh, M.; Forghani, F.; Khammari, E. [Department of Agronomy, Plant breeding and genetic, Faculty of Agricutlure, Zabol University (Iran, Islamic Republic of)

    2008-01-30

    Out of three grain of the world, Corn is one of the best, About 7 to 10 thousand years ago in south of Mexico corn become domesticated. In the year 1995 culfivation of corn in the world was 130 mil/ha, and to Total production of the world of corn is 507 M/Tons. Average yield of corn in the year 1995 Among Producer countries was 7.78 To 7.60 t/ha in fance and united state was state was 2.36 To 2.20 t/ha, but in Brazil and Mexico Production of corn was different. With this regards, special manner has been arranged for the suitable cultivation or suitable density plants in one heactar on cultivation variety of K.S.C 704 corn. Also suitable level of Nitrogen manure, this Protect in climatic condition of Sistan region done, sith complete block design with 3 replication. Experiment has been selected as split plot, the main plot with 4 different concentration level such as (200-250-3500 and 350 Kg/ha) and sub plot density with 3 different level such as 111000,83000 and 66000 plan/ha respectively. From stage growth up to harvesting of corn in this reache having Data for each treat. ment, After harvesting Analysis of variance and companion of Average of each treatment has been done by DunKan method. Results has been shown, Measurment of characteristics (yield component) seed yield effected different density level of manure, with increasing of manure weight of one thousand seed yield and also in high density showed high significant differente amoung each other. These are with suitable climatic condition of sistan region if enough water will be available ed using Amount of 350 ks/ha Nitrogen manure and with density 111000 plants/ha we can product suitable seed yield Biological yield.

  4. Preliminary evaluation of alternative waste form solidification processes. Volume I. Identification of the processes.

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    Treat, R.L.; Nesbitt, J.F.; Blair, H.T.; Carter, J.G.; Gorton, P.S.; Partain, W.L.; Timmerman, C.L.

    1980-04-01

    This document contains preconceptual design data on 11 processes for the solidification and isolation of nuclear high-level liquid wastes (HLLW). The processes are: in-can glass melting (ICGM) process, joule-heated glass melting (JHGM) process, glass-ceramic (GC) process, marbles-in-lead (MIL) matrix process, supercalcine pellets-in-metal (SCPIM) matrix process, pyrolytic-carbon coated pellets-in-metal (PCCPIM) matrix process, supercalcine hot-isostatic-pressing (SCHIP) process, SYNROC hot-isostatic-pressing (SYNROC HIP) process, titanate process, concrete process, and cermet process. For the purposes of this study, it was assumed that each of the solidification processes is capable of handling similar amounts of HLLW generated in a production-sized fuel reprocessing plant. It was also assumed that each of the processes would be enclosed in a shielded canyon or cells within a waste facility located at the fuel reprocessing plant. Finally, it was assumed that all of the processes would be subject to the same set of regulations, codes and standards. Each of the solidification processes converts waste into forms that may be acceptable for geological disposal. Each process begins with the receipt of HLLW from the fuel reprocessing plant. In this study, it was assumed that the original composition of the HLLW would be the same for each process. The process ends when the different waste forms are enclosed in canisters or containers that are acceptable for interim storage. Overviews of each of the 11 processes and the bases used for their identification are presented in the first part of this report. Each process, including its equipment and its requirements, is covered in more detail in Appendices A through K. Pertinent information on the current state of the art and the research and development required for the implementation of each process are also noted in the appendices.

  5. Liquid-Air Interface Corrosion Testing Simulating The Environment Of Hanford Double Shell Tanks

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    Wiersma, B.; Gray, J. R.; Garcia-Diaz, B. L.; Murphy, T. H.; Hicks, K. R.

    2014-01-30

    Coupon tests on A537 carbon steel materials were conducted to evaluate the Liquid-Air Interface (LAI) corrosion susceptibility in a series of solutions designed to simulate conditions in the radioactive waste tanks located at the Hanford Nuclear Facility. The new stress corrosion cracking requirements and the impact of ammonia on LAI corrosion were the primary focus. The minimum R value (i.e., molar ratio of nitrite to nitrate) of 0.15 specified by the new stress corrosion cracking requirements was found to be insufficient to prevent pitting corrosion at the LAI. The pH of the test solutions was 10, which was actually less than the required pH 11 defined by the new requirements. These tests examined the effect of the variation of the pH due to hydroxide depletion at the liquid air interface. The pits from the current testing ranged from 0.001 to 0.008 inch in solutions with nitrate concentrations of 0.4 M and 2.0 M. The pitting and general attack that occurred progressed over the four-months. No significant pitting was observed, however, for a solution with a nitrate concentration of 4.5 M. The pitting depths observed in these partial immersion tests in unevaporated condensates ranged from 0.001 to 0.005 inch after 4 months. The deeper pits were in simulants with low R values. Simulants with R values of approximately 0.6 to 0.8 appeared to significantly reduce the degree of attack. Although, the ammonia did not completely eliminate attack at the LAI, the amount of corrosion in an extremely corrosive solution was significantly reduced. Only light general attack (< 1 mil) occurred on the coupon in the vicinity of the LAI. The concentration of ammonia (i.e., 50 ppm or 500 ppm) did not have a strong effect.

  6. Voltages across assembly joints due to direct-strike lightning currents

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    Dinallo, M.S. [Quatro Corp., Albuquerque, NM (United States); Fisher, R.J. [Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)

    1994-08-01

    An extensive set of direct-strike lightning tests has been carried out on a set of facsimile assembly joints of the kinds employed in the design of nuclear weapon cases. Taken as a whole, the test hardware included all the conceptual design elements that are embodied, either singly or in combination, in any specific assembly joint incorporated into any stockpiled weapon. During the present testing, the effects of all key design parameters on the voltages developed across the interior of the joints were investigated under a range of lightning stroke current parameter values. Design parameter variations included the types and number of joint fasteners, mechanical preload, surface finish tolerance and coatings, and the material from which the joint assembly was fabricated. Variations of the simulated lightning stroke current included amplitude (30-, 100-, and 200-kA peak), rise time, and decay time. The maximum voltage observed on any of the test joints that incorporated proper metal-to-metal surface contact was 65 V. Typical response values were more on the order of 20 V. In order to assess the effect of the presence of a dielectric coating (either intentional or as a result of corrosion) between the mating surfaces of a joint, a special configuration was tested in which the mating parts of the test assembly were coated with a 1-mil-thick dielectric anodizing layer. First strokes to these test assemblies resulted in very narrow voltage spikes of amplitudes up to 900 V. The durations of these spikes were less than 0.1 {mu}s. However, beyond these initial spikes, the voltages typically had amplitudes of up to 400 V for durations of 3 to 5 {mu}s.

  7. A comparative analysis of the cryo-compression and cryo-adsorption hydrogen storage methods

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    Petitpas, G; Benard, P; Klebanoff, L E; Xiao, J; Aceves, S M

    2014-07-01

    While conventional low-pressure LH? dewars have existed for decades, advanced methods of cryogenic hydrogen storage have recently been developed. These advanced methods are cryo-compression and cryo-adsorption hydrogen storage, which operate best in the temperature range 30–100 K. We present a comparative analysis of both approaches for cryogenic hydrogen storage, examining how pressure and/or sorbent materials are used to effectively increase onboard H? density and dormancy. We start by reviewing some basic aspects of LH? properties and conventional means of storing it. From there we describe the cryo-compression and cryo-adsorption hydrogen storage methods, and then explore the relationship between them, clarifying the materials science and physics of the two approaches in trying to solve the same hydrogen storage task (~5–8 kg H?, typical of light duty vehicles). Assuming that the balance of plant and the available volume for the storage system in the vehicle are identical for both approaches, the comparison focuses on how the respective storage capacities, vessel weight and dormancy vary as a function of temperature, pressure and type of cryo-adsorption material (especially, powder MOF-5 and MIL-101). By performing a comparative analysis, we clarify the science of each approach individually, identify the regimes where the attributes of each can be maximized, elucidate the properties of these systems during refueling, and probe the possible benefits of a combined “hybrid” system with both cryo-adsorption and cryo-compression phenomena operating at the same time. In addition the relationships found between onboard H? capacity, pressure vessel and/or sorbent mass and dormancy as a function of rated pressure, type of sorbent material and fueling conditions are useful as general designing guidelines in future engineering efforts using these two hydrogen storage approaches.

  8. Thermal-sprayed zinc anodes for cathodic protection of steel-reinforced concrete bridges

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    Bullard, Sophie J.; Covino, Bernard S., Jr.; Cramer, Stephen D.; McGill, Galen E.

    1996-01-01

    Thermal-sprayed zinc anodes are being used in Oregon in impressed current cathodic protection (ICCP) systems for reinforced concrete bridges. The U.S. Department of Energy, Albany Research Center, is collaborating with the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) to evaluate the long-term performance and service life of these anodes. Laboratory studies were conducted on concrete slabs coated with 0.5 mm (20 mil) thick, thermal-sprayed zinc anodes. The slabs were electrochemically aged at an accelerated rate using an anode current density of 0.032 A/m2 (3mA/ft2). Half the slabs were preheated before thermal-spraying with zinc; the other half were unheated. Electrochemical aging resulted in the formation at the zinc-concrete interface of a thin, low pH zone (relative to cement paste) consisting primarily of ZnO and Zn(OH)2, and in a second zone of calcium and zinc aluminates and silicates formed by secondary mineralization. Both zones contained elevated concentrations of sulfate and chloride ions. The original bond strength of the zinc coating decreased due to the loss of mechanical bond to the concrete with the initial passage of electrical charge (aging). Additional charge led to an increase in bond strength to a maximum as the result of secondary mineralization of zinc dissolution products with the cement paste. Further charge led to a decrease in bond strength and ultimately coating disbondment as the interfacial reaction zones continued to thicken. This occurred at an effective service life of 27 years at the 0.0022 A/m2 (0.2 mA/ft2) current density typically used by ODOT in ICCP systems for coastal bridges. Zinc coating failure under tensile stress was primarily cohesive within the thickening reaction zones at the zinc-concrete interface. There was no difference between the bond strength of zinc coatings on preheated and unheated concrete surfaces after long service times.

  9. Transfer of Air Force technical procurement bid set data to small businesses, using CALS and EDI: Test report

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    NONE

    1994-08-15

    This report documents a test transfer of three Air Force technical procurement bid sets to one large and twelve small businesses, using the Department of Defense (DoD) Continuous Acquisition and Life-cycle Support (CALS) and ANSI ASC X12 Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) standards. The main goal of the test was to evaluate the effectiveness of using CALS technical data within the context of the DoD`s EDI-based standard approach to electronic commerce in procurement, with particular emphasis on receipt and use of the data by small contractors. Air Force procurement data was provided by the Sacramento Air Logistics Center at McClellan Air Force Base; the manufacturing participants were selected from among McClellan`s ``Blue Ribbon`` contractors, located throughout the US. The test was sponsored by the Air Force CALS Test Network, headquartered at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. The test successfully demonstrated the technical feasibility of including CALS MIL-R-28002 (Raster) engineering data in an EDI Specification/Technical Information transaction set (ANSI ASC X12 841) when issuing electronic requests for quotation to small businesses. In many cases, the data was complete enough for the contractor participant to feel comfortable generating a quote. Lessons learned from the test are being fed back to the CALS and EDI standards organizations, and to future implementors of CALS-EDI based acquisition or contracting systems, which require the transfer of technical information, such as engineering data, manufacturing process data, quality test data, and other product or process data, in the form of a CALS or other digital datafile.

  10. Advanced Heat Exchanger Development for Molten Salts in Nuclear and Non Nuclear Systems

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    Sabharwall, Piyush; Clark, Denis; Sridharan, Kumar; Zheng, Guiqiu; Anderson, Mark

    2014-12-01

    This study addresses present work concerned with advanced heat exchanger development for molten salt in nuclear and non nuclear thermal systems. The molten salt systems discussed herein use alloys, such as Hastelloy N and 242, which show corrosion resistance to molten salt at nominal operating temperatures up to 700°C. These alloys were diffusion welded, and the corresponding information is presented. Test specimens were prepared for exposing diffusion welds to molten salt environments. Hastelloy N and 242 were found to be weldable by diffusion welding, with ultimate tensile strengths about 90% of base metal values. Both diffusion welds and sheet material in Hastelloy N were corrosion tested in?58 mol% KF and 42 mol% ZrF4 at 650, 700, and 850°C for 200, 500, and 1,000 hours. Corrosion rates found were similar between welded and nonwelded materials, typically <10 mils per year. For materials of construction, nickel and alloys with dense nickel coatings are effectively inert to corrosion in fluorides, but not so in chlorides. Hence, additional testing of selected alloys for resistance to intergranular corrosion is needed, as is a determination of corrosion rate as a function of contaminant type and alloy composition with respect to chromium and carbon to better define the optimal chromium and carbon composition, independent of galvanic or differential solubility effects. Also presented is the division of the nuclear reactor and high temperature components per ASME standards, along with design requirements for a subcritical Rankine power cycle heat exchanger that has to overcome pressure difference of about 17 MPa.

  11. Advanced heat exchanger development for molten salts

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    Sabharwall, Piyush; Clark, Denis; Glazoff, Michael; Zheng, Guiqiu; Sridharan, Kumar; Anderson, Mark

    2014-12-01

    This study addresses present work concerned with advanced heat exchanger development for molten salt in nuclear and non nuclear thermal systems. The molten salt systems discussed herein use alloys, such as Hastelloy N and 242, which show corrosion resistance to molten salt at nominal operating temperatures up to 700°C. These alloys were diffusion welded, and the corresponding information is presented. Test specimens were prepared for exposing diffusion welds to molten salt environments. Hastelloy N and 242 were found to be weldable by diffusion welding, with ultimate tensile strengths about 90% of base metal values. Both diffusion welds and sheet material in Hastelloy N were corrosion tested in?58 mol% KF and 42 mol% ZrF4 at 650, 700, and 850°C for 200, 500, and 1,000 hours. Corrosion rates found were similar between welded and nonwelded materials, typically <10 mils per year. For materials of construction, nickel and alloys with dense nickel coatings are effectively inert to corrosion in fluorides, but not so in chlorides. Hence, additional testing of selected alloys for resistance to intergranular corrosion is needed, as is a determination of corrosion rate as a function of contaminant type and alloy composition with respect to chromium and carbon to better define the optimal chromium and carbon composition, independent of galvanic or differential solubility effects. Also presented is the division of the nuclear reactor and high temperature components per ASME standards, along with design requirements for a subcritical Rankine power cycle heat exchanger that has to overcome pressure difference of about 17 MPa.

  12. Reactant gas composition for fuel cell potential control

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    Bushnell, Calvin L. (Glastonbury, CT); Davis, Christopher L. (Tolland, CT)

    1991-01-01

    A fuel cell (10) system in which a nitrogen (N.sub.2) gas is used on the anode section (11) and a nitrogen/oxygen (N.sub.2 /O.sub.2) gaseous mix is used on the cathode section (12) to maintain the cathode at an acceptable voltage potential during adverse conditions occurring particularly during off-power conditions, for example, during power plant shutdown, start-up and hot holds. During power plant shutdown, the cathode section is purged with a gaseous mixture of, for example, one-half percent (0.5%) oxygen (O.sub.2) and ninety-nine and a half percent (99.5%) nitrogen (N.sub.2) supplied from an ejector (21) bleeding in air (24/28) into a high pressure stream (27) of nitrogen (N.sub.2) as the primary or majority gas. Thereafter the fuel gas in the fuel processor (31) and the anode section (11) is purged with nitrogen gas to prevent nickel (Ni) carbonyl from forming from the shift catalyst. A switched dummy electrical load (30) is used to bring the cathode potential down rapidly during the start of the purges. The 0.5%/99.5% O.sub.2 /N.sub.2 mixture maintains the cathode potential between 0.3 and 0.7 volts, and this is sufficient to maintain the cathode potential at 0.3 volts for the case of H.sub.2 diffusing to the cathode through a 2 mil thick electrolyte filled matrix and below 0.8 volts for no diffusion at open circuit conditions. The same high pressure gas source (20) is used via a "T" juncture ("T") to purge the anode section and its associated fuel processor (31).

  13. A Capillary Absorption Spectrometer for Stable Carbon Isotope Ratio (13C/12C) Analysis in Very Small Samples

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    Kelly, James F.; Sams, Robert L.; Blake, Thomas A.; Newburn, Matthew K.; Moran, James J.; Alexander, M. L.; Kreuzer, Helen W.

    2012-02-06

    A capillary absorption spectrometer (CAS) suitable for IR laser isotope analysis of small CO{sub 2} samples is presented. The system employs a continuous-wave (cw) quantum cascade laser to study nearly adjacent rovibrational transitions of different isotopologues of CO{sub 2} near 2307 cm{sup -1} (4.34 {mu}m). This initial CAS system can achieve relative isotopic precision of about 10 ppm {sup 13}C, or {approx}1{per_thousand} (per mil in delta notation relative to Vienna Pee Dee Belemnite) with 20-100 picomoles of entrained sample within the hollow waveguide for CO{sub 2} concentrations {approx}400 to 750 ppm. Isotopic analyses of such gas fills in a 1-mm ID hollow waveguide of 0.8 m overall physical path length can be carried out down to {approx}2 Torr. Overall {sup 13}C/{sup 12}C ratios can be calibrated to {approx}2{per_thousand} accuracy with diluted CO{sub 2} standards. A novel, low-cost method to reduce cw-fringing noise resulting from multipath distortions in the hollow waveguide is presented, which allows weak absorbance features to be studied at the few ppm level (peak-to-rms) after 1,000 scans are co-added in {approx}10 sec. The CAS is meant to work directly with converted CO{sub 2} samples from a Laser Ablation-Catalytic-Combustion (LA CC) micro-sampler to provide {sup 13}C/{sup 12}C ratios of small biological isolates with spatial resolutions {approx}50 {mu}m.

  14. A thermodynamic tank model for studying the effect of higher hydrocarbons on natural gas storage in metal-organic frameworks

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    Zhang, HD; Deria, P; Farha, OK; Hupp, JT; Snurr, RQ

    2015-01-01

    Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) are promising materials for storing natural gas in vehicular applications. Evaluation of these materials has focused on adsorption of pure methane, although commercial natural gas also contains small amounts of higher hydrocarbons such as ethane and propane, which adsorb more strongly than methane. There is, thus, a possibility that these higher hydrocarbons will accumulate in the MOF after multiple operating (adsorption/desorption) cycles, and reduce the storage capacity. To study the net effect of ethane and propane on the performance of an adsorbed natural gas (ANG) tank, we developed a mathematical model based on thermodynamics and mass balance equations that describes the state of the tank at any instant. The required inputs are the pure-component isotherms, and mixture adsorption data are calculated using the Ideal Adsorbed Solution Theory (IAST). We focused on how the "deliverable energy'' provided by the ANG tank to the engine changed over 200 operating cycles for a sample of 120 MOF structures. We found that, with any MOF, the ANG tank performance monotonically declines during early operating cycles until a "cyclic steady state'' is reached. We determined that the best materials when the fuel is 100% methane are not necessarily the best when the fuel includes ethane and propane. Among the materials tested, some top MOFs are MOF-143 > NU-800 > IRMOF-14 > IRMOF-20 > MIL-100 > NU-125 > IRMOF-1 > NU-111. MOF-143 is predicted to deliver 5.43 MJ L-1 of tank to the engine once the cyclic steady state is reached. The model also provided insights that can assist in future work to discover more promising adsorbent materials for natural gas storage.

  15. Optimization of a CNG series hybrid concept vehicle

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    Aceves, S.M.; Smith, J.R.; Perkins, L.J.; Haney, S.W.; Flowers, D.L.

    1995-09-22

    Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) has favorable characteristics as a vehicular fuel, in terms of fuel economy as well as emissions. Using CNG as a fuel in a series hybrid vehicle has the potential of resulting in very high fuel economy (between 26 and 30 km/liter, 60 to 70 mpg) and very low emissions (substantially lower than Federal Tier II or CARB ULEV). This paper uses a vehicle evaluation code and an optimizer to find a set of vehicle parameters that result in optimum vehicle fuel economy. The vehicle evaluation code used in this analysis estimates vehicle power performance, including engine efficiency and power, generator efficiency, energy storage device efficiency and state-of-charge, and motor and transmission efficiencies. Eight vehicle parameters are selected as free variables for the optimization. The optimum vehicle must also meet two perfect requirements: accelerate to 97 km/h in less than 10 s, and climb an infinitely long hill with a 6% slope at 97 km/h with a 272 kg (600 lb.) payload. The optimizer used in this work was originally developed in the magnetic fusion energy program, and has been used to optimize complex systems, such as magnetic and inertial fusion devices, neutron sources, and mil guns. The optimizer consists of two parts: an optimization package for minimizing non-linear functions of many variables subject to several non-linear equality and/or inequality constraints and a programmable shell that allows interactive configuration and execution of the optimizer. The results of the analysis indicate that the CNG series hybrid vehicle has a high efficiency and low emissions. These results emphasize the advantages of CNG as a near-term alternative fuel for vehicles.

  16. Manufacture of Alumina-Forming Austenitic Steel Alloys by Conventional Casting and Hot-Working Methods

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    Brady, M.P.; Yamamoto, Y.; Magee, J.H.

    2009-03-10

    Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and Carpenter Technology Corporation (CarTech) participated in an in-kind cost share cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) effort under the auspices of the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Technology Maturation Program to explore the feasibility for scale up of developmental ORNL alumina-forming austenitic (AFA) stainless steels by conventional casting and rolling techniques. CarTech successfully vacuum melted 301b heats of four AFA alloy compositions in the range of Fe-(20-25)Ni-(12-14)Cr-(3-4)Al-(l-2.5)Nb wt.% base. Conventional hot/cold rolling was used to produce 0.5-inch thick plate and 0.1-inch thick sheet product. ORNL subsequently successfully rolled the 0.1-inch sheet to 4 mil thick foil. Long-term oxidation studies of the plate form material were initiated at 650, 700, and 800 C in air with 10 volume percent water vapor. Preliminary results indicated that the alloys exhibit comparable (good) oxidation resistance to ORNL laboratory scale AFA alloy arc casting previously evaluated. The sheet and foil material will be used in ongoing evaluation efforts for oxidation and creep resistance under related CRADAs with two gas turbine engine manufacturers. This work will be directed to evaluation of AFA alloys for use in gas turbine recuperators to permit higher-temperature operating conditions for improved efficiencies and reduced environmental emissions. AFA alloy properties to date have been obtained from small laboratory scale arc-castings made at ORNL. The goal of the ORNL-CarTech CRADA was to establish the viability for producing plate, sheet and foil of the AFA alloys by conventional casting and hot working approaches as a first step towards scale up and commercialization of the AFA alloys. The AFA alloy produced under this effort will then be evaluated in related CRADAs with two gas turbine engine manufacturers for gas turbine recuperator applications.

  17. Prototype nitinol heat engine. Final report

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    McNichols, J.L. Jr.; Brookes, P.C.; Ginell, W.S.; Cory, J.S.

    1980-11-01

    The principal objective of the program was to demonstrate that Nitinol heat engines can be scaled to higher powers. The approach was to build a series/parallel Nitinol thermoturbine engine based upon the principle of, and scaled up in power from, small (less than or equal to 1 watt) single band thermoturbine engines which had previously been built and operated successfully. Equipment and instrumentation were built up for the measurements of the Nitinol helix force-length-temperature (FLT) behavior (state equation). Nitinol 20 mil diameter wire was wound in the form of 1 mm radius helical engine elements. The Nitinol elements were characterized and design equations, which relate engine performance to the Nitinol FLT properties and to machine dimensions, were used to perform engineering trade-offs to optimize performance and to specify engine component sizes, machine dimensions and heat source/sink requirements for optimal performance. A module engine was built with two series cycles and eighty parallel Nitinol helical bands. The module was instrumented so that performance could be monitored and diagnostic measurements could be made. The module operated successfully according to the design concept principles. The module was tested for sink temperatures from approx. 9/sup 0/C to 20/sup 0/C and with source temperatures from approx. 50/sup 0/C to approx. 75/sup 0/C. Torque, power and frequency were measured. The peak shaft power output obtained during the performance testing of the series/parallel thermoturbine was greater than 32 watts. This power is the largest yet reported for Nitinol heat engines, is more than 30 times greater than the small single band engines previously built, and clearly demonstrated the feasibility of scaling Nitinol heat engines to larger powers.

  18. Paleoenvironment of the Ogallala (Neogene) Formation in west-central Kansas

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    Twiss, P.C.; McCahon, T.J.; Oviatt, C.G. . Geology Dept.)

    1993-02-01

    At Lake Scott (Scott County) in west-central Kansas, the Ogallala Formation unconformably overlies the Niobrara Formation (Cretaceous) and forms the bluffs of the north-trending Ladder Creek valley. Two sections (Devil's Backbone, 23 m thick; Suicide Bluff, 45 m thick) contain fluvial sands that grade upward into probable eolian sands. The lower sections contain poorly cemented, moderately sorted, arkosic sand, some mud gravel, and poorly defined fluvial channels. In the lower part of Devil's Backbone, cross-bedded sand is capped by mud drapes. At Suicide Bluff, beds of cross-bedded and better sorted sand occur high in the section. Paleosols and secondary calcite and opal dominate the sections. Pedogenic calcretes with more than 52% CaCO[sub 3] are especially abundant and range up to morphologic Stage VI. The [delta][sup 13]C and [delta][sup 18]O in the calcretes range from [minus]4.8 to [minus]6.5 and [minus]8.2 to [minus]6.7 per mil (PDB), respectively. Opal-A has replaced most rhizoliths of the Ogallala. Silicified fossil seeds (Celtis sp., Biorbia sp.) and probable fossil mammal burrows also occur in the sections. Rhyolitic tephra, about 10 Ma, occurs 12 m below the calcrete caprock of Suicide Bluff. A massive layer of opal occurs about 8 m above the tephra and below a diatomaceous bed. Siliceous cement occurs throughout each section, possibly originating from opal phytoliths, tephra, and/or diatoms. These sections afford the potential for understanding the stratigraphic succession and paleoclimate during the late Miocene to possibly early Pliocene in the central High Plains region.

  19. EVALUATION OF FLOWSHEET CHANGES FOR THE HIGHLY ENRICHED URANIUM BLENDDOWN PROGRAM

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    Crowder, M.; Rudisill, T.; Laurinat, J.; Mickalonis, J.

    2007-10-22

    H Canyon is considering a flowsheet change for Plutonium (Pu) Contaminated Scrap (PuCS) material. The proposed change is to route dissolved PuCS material directly to a uranium (U) storage tank. As a result, the PuCS solution will bypass Head End and First U Cycle, and will be purified by solvent extraction in Second U Cycle. The PuCS solution contains appreciable amounts of boron (B) and fluoride (F{sup -}), which are currently at trace levels in the U storage tank. Though unlikely, if the B concentration in the U storage tank were to reach 1.8 g B/g U, the entire contents of the U storage tank would likely require a second pass through Second U Cycle to provide sufficient decontamination to meet the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Blend Grade Highly Enriched Uranium (HEU) specification for B, which is 30 {micro}g/g U. In addition, Second U Cycle is expected to provide sufficient decontamination of F{sup -} and Pu regardless of the amount of PuCS solution sent to the storage tank. Though aluminum (Al) is not present in the PuCS solution, B can be credited as a complexant of F{sup -}. Both stability constants from the literature and Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) corrosion studies were documented to demonstrate that B complexation of F{sup -} in nitric acid solutions is sufficient to prevent excessive corrosion. Though B and Al complex F{sup -} to a similar degree, neither completely eliminates the presence of free F{sup -} in solution. Therefore, a limited amount of corrosion is expected even with complexed F{sup -} solutions. Tanks maintained at ambient temperature are not expected to experience significant corrosion. However, the Low Activity Waste (LAW) evaporators may be subjected to a corrosion rate of about 25 mils per year (mpy) as they reach their highest F{sup -} concentrations. The feed adjustment evaporator would only be subjected to the corrosion rate of about 25 mpy in the latter stages of the PuCS campaign. An issue that must be addressed as part of the proposed PuCS flowsheet change is that B has limited solubility in concentrated nitric acid solutions. As the proposed PuCS campaign progresses, the B concentration will increase in the U storage tank, in Second U Cycle feed, and in the 1DW stream sent to the LAW evaporators. Limitations on the B concentration in the LAW evaporators will be needed to prevent formation of boron-containing solids.

  20. Computational Modeling and Assessment Of Nanocoatings for Ultra Supercritical Boilers

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    David W. Gandy; John P. Shingledecker

    2011-04-11

    Forced outages and boiler unavailability in conventional coal-fired fossil power plants is most often caused by fireside corrosion of boiler waterwalls. Industry-wide, the rate of wall thickness corrosion wastage of fireside waterwalls in fossil-fired boilers has been of concern for many years. It is significant that the introduction of nitrogen oxide (NOx) emission controls with staged burners systems has increased reported waterwall wastage rates to as much as 120 mils (3 mm) per year. Moreover, the reducing environment produced by the low-NOx combustion process is the primary cause of accelerated corrosion rates of waterwall tubes made of carbon and low alloy steels. Improved coatings, such as the MCrAl nanocoatings evaluated here (where M is Fe, Ni, and Co), are needed to reduce/eliminate waterwall damage in subcritical, supercritical, and ultra-supercritical (USC) boilers. The first two tasks of this six-task project-jointly sponsored by EPRI and the U.S. Department of Energy (DE-FC26-07NT43096)-have focused on computational modeling of an advanced MCrAl nanocoating system and evaluation of two nanocrystalline (iron and nickel base) coatings, which will significantly improve the corrosion and erosion performance of tubing used in USC boilers. The computational model results showed that about 40 wt.% is required in Fe based nanocrystalline coatings for long-term durability, leading to a coating composition of Fe-25Cr-40Ni-10 wt.% Al. In addition, the long term thermal exposure test results further showed accelerated inward diffusion of Al from the nanocrystalline coatings into the substrate. In order to enhance the durability of these coatings, it is necessary to develop a diffusion barrier interlayer coating such TiN and/or AlN. The third task 'Process Advanced MCrAl Nanocoating Systems' of the six-task project jointly sponsored by the Electric Power Research Institute, EPRI and the U.S. Department of Energy (DE-FC26-07NT43096)- has focused on processing of advanced nanocrystalline coating systems and development of diffusion barrier interlayer coatings. Among the diffusion interlayer coatings evaluated, the TiN interlayer coating was found to be the optimum one. This report describes the research conducted under the Task 3 workscope.

  1. DEPOSITION TANK CORROSION TESTING FOR ENHANCED CHEMICAL CLEANING POST OXALIC ACID DESTRUCTION

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    Mickalonis, J.

    2011-08-29

    An Enhanced Chemical Cleaning (ECC) process is being developed to aid in the high level waste tank closure at the Savannah River Site. The ECC process uses an advanced oxidation process (AOP) to destroy the oxalic acid that is used to remove residual sludge from a waste tank prior to closure. The AOP process treats the dissolved sludge with ozone to decompose the oxalic acid through reactions with hydroxyl radicals. The effluent from this oxalic acid decomposition is to be sent to a Type III waste tank and may be corrosive to these tanks. As part of the hazardous simulant testing that was conducted at the ECC vendor location, corrosion testing was conducted to determine the general corrosion rate for the deposition tank and to assess the susceptibility to localized corrosion, especially pitting. Both of these factors impact the calculation of hydrogen gas generation and the structural integrity of the tanks, which are considered safety class functions. The testing consisted of immersion and electrochemical testing of A537 carbon steel, the material of construction of Type III tanks, and 304L stainless steel, the material of construction for transfer piping. Tests were conducted in solutions removed from the destruction loop of the prototype ECC set up. Hazardous simulants, which were manufactured at SRNL, were used as representative sludges for F-area and H-area waste tanks. Oxalic acid concentrations of 1 and 2.5% were used to dissolve the sludge as a feed to the ECC process. Test solutions included the uninhibited effluent, as well as the effluent treated for corrosion control. The corrosion control options included mixing with an inhibited supernate and the addition of hydroxide. Evaporation of the uninhibited effluent was also tested since it may have a positive impact on reducing corrosion. All corrosion testing was conducted at 50 C. The uninhibited effluent was found to increase the corrosion rate by an order of magnitude from less than 1 mil per year (mpy) for an inhibited waste to a range of 5 to 23.4 mpy, depending on sludge chemistry. F-area-based effluents were, in general, more corrosive. Effective corrosion control measures included evaporation, hydroxide additions and mixing with supernates containing a representative supernate chemistry (5 M hydroxide and 1.5 M nitrite). Corrosion rates with these measures were generally 0.2 mpy. The A537 carbon steel was found to be susceptible to pitting when the corrosion control measure involved mixing the ECC effluent with a supernate chemistry having minimal inhibitor concentrations (0.5 M hydroxide and 0.3 M nitrite). Corrosion rates in this case were near 1 mpy.

  2. NDE reliability and probability of detection (POD) evolution and paradigm shift

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    Singh, Surendra

    2014-02-18

    The subject of NDE Reliability and POD has gone through multiple phases since its humble beginning in the late 1960s. This was followed by several programs including the important one nicknamed “Have Cracks – Will Travel” or in short “Have Cracks” by Lockheed Georgia Company for US Air Force during 1974–1978. This and other studies ultimately led to a series of developments in the field of reliability and POD starting from the introduction of fracture mechanics and Damaged Tolerant Design (DTD) to statistical framework by Bernes and Hovey in 1981 for POD estimation to MIL-STD HDBK 1823 (1999) and 1823A (2009). During the last decade, various groups and researchers have further studied the reliability and POD using Model Assisted POD (MAPOD), Simulation Assisted POD (SAPOD), and applying Bayesian Statistics. All and each of these developments had one objective, i.e., improving accuracy of life prediction in components that to a large extent depends on the reliability and capability of NDE methods. Therefore, it is essential to have a reliable detection and sizing of large flaws in components. Currently, POD is used for studying reliability and capability of NDE methods, though POD data offers no absolute truth regarding NDE reliability, i.e., system capability, effects of flaw morphology, and quantifying the human factors. Furthermore, reliability and POD have been reported alike in meaning but POD is not NDE reliability. POD is a subset of the reliability that consists of six phases: 1) samples selection using DOE, 2) NDE equipment setup and calibration, 3) System Measurement Evaluation (SME) including Gage Repeatability and Reproducibility (Gage R and R) and Analysis Of Variance (ANOVA), 4) NDE system capability and electronic and physical saturation, 5) acquiring and fitting data to a model, and data analysis, and 6) POD estimation. This paper provides an overview of all major POD milestones for the last several decades and discuss rationale for using Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME), MAPOD, SAPOD, and Bayesian statistics for studying controllable and non-controllable variables including human factors for estimating POD. Another objective is to list gaps between “hoped for” versus validated or fielded failed hardware.

  3. A human factors approach towards the design of a new glovebox glove for Los Alamos National Laboratory

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    Oka, Jude M.

    2012-08-06

    Present day glovebox gloves at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) are underdeveloped and ergonomically inaccurate. This problem results in numerous sprain and strain injuries every year for employees who perform glovebox work. In addition to injuries, using the current glovebox glove design also contributes to breaches and contamination. The current glove used today at LANL has several problems: (1) The length of the fingers is incorrect, (2) the web spacing between the fingers is nonexistent, (3) the angles between each digit on the finger are incorrect, (4) the thumb is placed inaccurately, and (5) the length of the hand is incorrect. These problems present a need to correct the current glove design to decrease the risk of injuries, breaches, and contamination. Anthropometrics were researched to help find the best range of hand measurements to fix the current glove design. Anthropometrics is the measure of the human physical variation. Anthropometrics for this study were gathered from the American National Survey (ANSUR) data that was conducted by the U.S Army in 1988. The current glovebox glove uses anthropometrics from the 95th to 105th percentile range which is too large so the new gloves are going to implement data from a smaller range of percentile groups. The 105th percentile range represents measurements that exceed the human population but are needed to fit certain circumstance such as wearing several under gloves within the glovebox gloves. Anthropometrics used in this study include: 105th percentile measurements for joint circumference which was unchanged because the room for under gloves plus ease of hand insertion and extraction is needed, 80th percentile measurements for crotch length to allow workers to reach the web spacing in the glove, 20th percentile measurements for finger length to allow workers to reach the end of the glove, standard 10.5cm hand breadth to allow more room to accommodate under gloves, 45 degrees abduction angle for the thumb for better positioning, 45 degrees extension angle for the thumb for better positioning, and various angles for the other fingers to allow a more relaxed and natural fit. 3D modeling was used to implement the anthropometric data listed above onto an existing scanned solid model of a human hand. SolidWorks 2010 3-D modeling package was utilized to manipulate the hand model to represent the anthropometric data researched. The anthropometrics and modifications were reviewed by the University of New Mexico Department of Orthopedics hand surgeons. After all modifications and reviews were completed the model was printed out using stereolithography. The printed out model of the hand was used as a mold to create a prototype glovebox glove. The new mold was taken to Piercan USA to produce a 20mil Polyurethane/Hypalon glovebox glove. The Minnesota Dexterity test and Purdue Pegboard test were used to measure the dexterity of the prototype glovebox glove against a current 15 mil Hypalon LANL glovebox glove. Using the data from the tests a student t test was used to determine if there was a significant difference between the current hypalon glove results and the new prototype glove results. With a 95% confidence level the prototype showed to have a significantly lower mean difference from the current hypalon glovebox glove with the Minnesota Dexterity test. With a 95% confidence level the prototype showed to have a significantly higher mean difference from the current hypalon glovebox glove with the Purdue Pegboard test. A p value method was also performed to confirm the results of the student t test. A survey was also given to glovebox workers to determine if they preferred the new design. The best reaction from glovebox workers was the new thumb position, 73.2% of the sample population agreed with the new thumb position. Developing a new glovebox glove will improve the ergonomics of the hand for work performed, decrease exposure time, decreasing risk of breaching, increasing productivity, reducing injuries, and improving work performance. In the future the new glovebox

  4. Analysis of failed and nickel-coated 3093 beam clamp components at the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP).

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    Singh, D.; Pappacena, K.; Gaviria, J.; Burtsteva, T.; Nuclear Engineering Division

    2010-10-11

    The U.S. Department of Energy and its contractor, Bechtel Jacobs Company (BJC), are undertaking a major effort to clean up the former gaseous diffusion facility (K-25) located in Oak Ridge, TN. The decontamination and decommissioning activities require systematic removal of contaminated equipment and machinery followed by demolition of the buildings. As part of the cleanup activities, a beam clamp, used for horizontal life lines (HLLs) for fall protection, was discovered to be fractured during routine inspection. The beam clamp (yoke and D-ring) was a component in the HLL system purchased from Reliance Industries LLC. Specifically, the U-shaped stainless steel yoke of the beam clamp failed in a brittle mode at under less than 10% of the rated design capacity of 14,500 lb. The beam clamp had been in service for approximately 16 months. Bechtel Jacobs approached Argonne National Laboratory to assist in identifying the root cause of the failure of the beam clamp. The objectives of this study were to (1) review the prior reports and documents on the subject, (2) understand the possible failure mechanism(s) that resulted in the failed beam clamp components, (3) recommend approaches to mitigate the failure mechanism(s), and (4) evaluate the modified beam clamp assemblies. Energy dispersive x-ray analysis and chemical analysis of the corrosion products on the failed yoke and white residue on an in-service yoke indicated the presence of zinc, sulfur, and calcium. Analysis of rainwater in the complex, as conducted by BJC, indicated the presence of sulfur and calcium. It was concluded that, as a result of galvanic corrosion, zinc from the galvanized components of the beam clamp assembly (D-ring) migrated to the corroded region in the presence of the rainwater. Under mechanical stress, the corrosion process would have accelerated, resulting in the catastrophic failure of the yoke. As suggested by Bechtel Jacobs personnel, hydrogen embrittlement as a consequence of corrosion was also explored as a failure mechanism. Corroded and failed yoke samples had hydrogen concentrations of 20-60 ppm. However, the hydrogen content reduced to 4-11 ppm (similar to baseline as-received yoke samples) when the corrosion products were polished off. The hydrogen content in the scraped off corrosion product powders was >7000 ppm. These results indicate that hydrogen is primarily present in the corrosion products and not in the underlying steel. Rockwell hardness values on the corroded yoke and D-rings were R{sub c} {approx} 41-46. It was recommended to the beam clamp manufacturer that the beam clamp components be annealed to reduce the hardness values so that they are less susceptible to brittle failure. Upon annealing, hardness values of the beam clamp components reduced to R{sub c} {approx} 25. Several strategies were recommended and put in place to mitigate failure of the beam clamp components: (a) maintain hardness levels of both yokes and D-rings at R{sub c} < 35, (b) coat the yoke and D-rings with a dual coating of nickel (with 10% phosphorus) to delay corrosion and aluminum to prevent galvanic corrosion since it is more anodic to zinc, and (c) optimize coating thicknesses for nickel and aluminum while maintaining the physical integrity of the coatings. Evaluation of the Al- and Ni-coated yoke and D-ring specimens indicated they appear to have met the recommendations. Average hardness values of the dual-coated yokes were R{sub c} {approx} 25-35. Hardness values of dual-coated D-ring were R{sub c} {approx} 32. Measured average coating thicknesses for the aluminum and nickel coatings for yoke samples were 22 {micro}m (0.9 mils) and 80 {micro}m (3 mils), respectively. The D-rings also showed similar coating thicknesses. Microscopic examination showed that the aluminum coating was well bonded to the underlying nickel coating. Some observed damage was believed to be an artifact of the cutting-and-polishing steps during sample preparation for microscopy.

  5. Advanced Materials for Mercury 50 Gas Turbine Combustion System

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    Price, Jeffrey

    2008-09-30

    Solar Turbines Incorporated (Solar), under cooperative agreement number DE-FC26-0CH11049, has conducted development activities to improve the durability of the Mercury 50 combustion system to 30,000 hours life and reduced life cycle costs. This project is part of Advanced Materials in the Advanced Industrial Gas Turbines program in DOE's Office of Distributed Energy. The targeted development engine was the Mercury{trademark} 50 gas turbine, which was developed by Solar under the DOE Advanced Turbine Systems program (DOE contract number DE-FC21-95MC31173). As a generator set, the Mercury 50 is used for distributed power and combined heat and power generation and is designed to achieve 38.5% electrical efficiency, reduced cost of electricity, and single digit emissions. The original program goal was 20,000 hours life, however, this goal was increased to be consistent with Solar's standard 30,000 hour time before overhaul for production engines. Through changes to the combustor design to incorporate effusion cooling in the Generation 3 Mercury 50 engine, which resulted in a drop in the combustor wall temperature, the current standard thermal barrier coated liner was predicted to have 18,000 hours life. With the addition of the advanced materials technology being evaluated under this program, the combustor life is predicted to be over 30,000 hours. The ultimate goal of the program was to demonstrate a fully integrated Mercury 50 combustion system, modified with advanced materials technologies, at a host site for a minimum of 4,000 hours. Solar was the Prime Contractor on the program team, which includes participation of other gas turbine manufacturers, various advanced material and coating suppliers, nationally recognized test laboratories, and multiple industrial end-user field demonstration sites. The program focused on a dual path development route to define an optimum mix of technologies for the Mercury 50 and future gas turbine products. For liner and injector development, multiple concepts including high thermal resistance thermal barrier coatings (TBC), oxide dispersion strengthened (ODS) alloys, continuous fiber ceramic composites (CFCC), and monolithic ceramics were evaluated before down-selection to the most promising candidate materials for field evaluation. Preliminary, component and sub-scale testing was conducted to determine material properties and demonstrate proof-of-concept. Full-scale rig and engine testing was used to validated engine performance prior to field evaluation at a Qualcomm Inc. cogeneration site located in San Diego, California. To ensure that the CFCC liners with the EBC proposed under this program would meet the target life, field evaluations of ceramic matrix composite liners in Centaur{reg_sign} 50 gas turbine engines, which had previously been conducted under the DOE sponsored Ceramic Stationary Gas Turbine program (DE-AC02-92CE40960), was continued under this program at commercial end-user sites under Program Subtask 1A - Extended CFCC Materials Durability Testing. The goal of these field demonstrations was to demonstrate significant component life, with milestones of 20,000 and 30,000 hours. Solar personnel monitor the condition of the liners at the field demonstration sites through periodic borescope inspections and emissions measurements. This program was highly successful at evaluating advanced materials and down-selecting promising solutions for use in gas turbine combustions systems. The addition of the advanced materials technology has enabled the predicted life of the Mercury 50 combustion system to reach 30,000 hours, which is Solar's typical time before overhaul for production engines. In particular, a 40 mil thick advanced Thermal Barrier Coating (TBC) system was selected over various other TBC systems, ODS liners and CFCC liners for the 4,000-hour field evaluation under the program. This advanced TBC is now production bill-of-material at various thicknesses up to 40 mils for all of Solar's advanced backside-cooled combustor liners (Centaur 50, Taurus 60, Mars 100, Taurus 70,

  6. A STRUCTURAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF FLAWS DETECTED DURING ULTRASONIC EXAMINATION OF TANK 15

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    Wiersma, B; James Elder, J

    2008-08-21

    Ultrasonic (UT) inspection of Tank 15 was conducted between April and July 2007 in accordance with the Tank 15 UT inspection plan. This was a planned re-inspection of this tank, the previous one was performed in 2002. Ten cracks were characterized in the previous examination. The re-inspection was performed to verify the present models and understanding for stress corrosion cracking. During this re-examination, one indication that was initially reported as a 'possible perpendicular crack <25% through wall' in 2002, was clearly shown not to be a crack. Additionally, examination of a new area immediately adjacent to other cracks along a vertical weld revealed three new cracks. It is not known when these new cracks formed as they could very well have been present in 2002 as well. Therefore, a total of twelve cracks were evaluated during the re-examination. A critical review of the information describing stress corrosion crack behavior for the SRS waste tanks, as well as a summary review of the service history of Tank 15, was performed. Each crack was then evaluated for service exposure history, consistency of the crack behavior with the current understanding of stress corrosion cracking, and present and future impact to the structural integrity of the tank. Crack instability calculations were performed on each crack for a bounding waste removal loading condition in Tank 15. In all cases, the crack behavior was determined to be consistent with the previous understanding of stress corrosion cracking in the SRS waste tank environment. The length of the cracks was limited due to the short-range nature of the residual stresses near seam, repair and attachment welds. Of the twelve cracks, nine were located in the vapor space above the sludge layer, including the three new cracks. Comparison of the crack lengths measured in 2002 and 2007 revealed that crack growth had occurred in four of the six previously measured vapor space cracks. However, the growth remained within the residual stress zone. None of the three cracks beneath the sludge showed evidence of growth. The impact of the cracks that grew on the future service of Tank 15 was also assessed. Tank 15 is expected to undergo closure activities including sludge waste removal. A bounding loading condition for waste removal of the sludge at the bottom of Tank 15 was considered for this analysis. The analysis showed that the combination of hydrostatic, seismic, pump and weld residual stresses are not expected to drive any of the cracks identified during the Tank 15 UT inspection to instability. Wall thickness mapping for general thinning and pitting was also performed. No significant wall thinning was observed. The average wall thickness values were well above nominal. Two isolated pit-like indications were observed. Both were approximately 30 mils deep. However, the remaining wall thickness was still greater than nominal specified for the original construction plate material. It was recommended that a third examination of selected cracks in Tank 15 be performed in 2014. This examination would provide information to determine whether any additional detectable degradation is occurring in Tank 15 and to supplement the basis for characterization of conditions that are non-aggressive to tank corrosion damage. The in-service inspection program is re-evaluated on a three year periodicity. The Type I and II tanks are not active receipt tanks at present, and are therefore not a part of the In-Service Inspection Program for the Type III Tanks [1]. Changes to the mission for Tank 15 and other Type I and II tanks may be considered by the In-Service Inspection Review Committee (ISIRC) and the program adjusted accordingly.