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Elec 331 -Nervous System Nervous System  

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Left Atrium Right Atrium AV Node Time delay Automaticity · SA Node ­ 70-100 BPM · AV Node ­ 40-60 BPM · Remainder ­ 15-40 BPM #12;Elec 331 - Nervous System 5 Cardiac Vector · When viewed from far away: ­ Sum

Pulfrey, David L.

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Coherence in nervous system design: the visual system of Pantodon buchholzi  

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...by S. P. Collin and N. J. Marshall Coherence in nervous system design: the visual...fusiform cell|Pantodon buchholzi | Coherence in nervous system design: the visual...Relationship Vision, Ocular physiology Coherence in nervous system design: the visual...

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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LOCALIZATION OF FUNCTION IN THE NERVOUS SYSTEM  

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...tissue there is constant discharge of nervous impulses...and there is constant discharge from it to lower motor...lines of preferential discharge toward certain motor...conventional reflex arc the terminal points...fields of ionization or electric polarization, fields...

C. Judson Herrick

1930-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Structure and Organization of the Nervous System in the Trochophore Larva of Spirobranchus  

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...Organization of the Nervous System in the Trochophore Larva of...conservatism of the larval nervous system, i.e. larval nerves change...homologous. The functional operation of the larval nervous system in Spirobranchus is discussed...

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Regeneration and maintenance of the planarian nervous system  

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Planarians can regenerate all tissues, including the central nervous system and the eyes. This process depends on a population of cells in the adult, the neoblasts, that includes pluripotent stem cells. Whether the neoblast ...

Lapan, Sylvain William

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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systems directly inspired... -called GasNets are used as artificial nervous systems for mobile autonomous robots. Detailed comparative... as sensorimotor control ... Source:...

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Medicine 32 Fatty Acid Signaling in the Hypothalamus and the Neural Control of Insulin Secretion Summary: that lipids may alter autonomic nervous system activity in humans...

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Medicine 57 Fatty Acid Signaling in the Hypothalamus and the Neural Control of Insulin Secretion Summary: of lipids decreased sympathetic nervous system activity and led to...

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Evaluation of autonomic nervous system by salivary alpha-amylase level and heart rate variability in patients with schizophrenia  

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Several researches indicate that autonomic nervous system (ANS) dysfunction in patients with schizophrenia. Recently, salivary alpha-amylase (sAA) has been employed as a...

Masa Ieda; Tsuyoshi Miyaoka; Rei Wake

2014-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Early Nervous Systems: Theoretical background and a preliminary model of neuronal processes  

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Early Nervous Systems: Theoretical background and a preliminary model of neuronal processes Ot de cells evolved to connect pre-existing sensors and effectors. This proposal was strongly influenced brain as Holland (2003) called it, without fast and specialized connections between specific sensors

van Elburg, Ronald A.J.

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A histopathologic study of the nervous system after inhalation exposure of 1-bromopropane in rat  

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1-Bromopropane (1-BP) has recently become known as an alternative cleaning material with less damage to the ozone layer. However, its toxicity is not fully evaluated. This study was designed to investigate the repeated inhalation toxicity of 1-BP on the nervous systems in SpragueDawley rats. The experiment was done by repeated exposure of the rats to 0, 200, 500, and 1250 ppm for 6 h per day, 5 days a week, for 13 weeks, respectively. Morphologic studies were done for the central nervous system, sacral and peroneal nerves. The serial sections of the brain and spinal cord of 1-BP inhalation groups revealed no pathological features either in the gray or white matter. The nerve fiber teasing, light and electron microscopic studies of the sacral and peroneal nerve fibers showed no significant difference between 1-BP inhalation groups and the control group. From these results, it is concluded that the nervous system is histologically resistant to the repeated inhalation of 1-BP up to 1250 ppm for 13 weeks. Experiments with higher concentrations of 1-BP and the functional studies are necessary to clarify the 1-BP toxicity.

Yoon-Kyung Sohn; Jang-Soo Suh; Jung-Wan Kim; Hyung-Ho Seo; Ji-Yeon Kim; Hyeon-Yeong Kim; Jun-Yeon Lee; Sung-Bae Lee; Jeong-Hee Han; Yong-Mook Lee; Jong-Young Lee

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of inhalation exposure to 2-bromopropane on the nervous system in rats  

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Exposure to 2-bromopropane (2-BP) is suspected to have adverse effects on the nervous system. The aim of this study was to investigate whether the exposure of rats to 2-BP had neurotoxic effects using histological and electrophysiological studies. Wistar strain male rats were exposed daily to either 100 or 1000 ppm 2-BP or to fresh air for 8 h a day for 12 weeks. Body weight was measured before exposure and every 2 weeks. Motor nerve conduction velocity (MCV) and distal latency (DL) were measured before exposure and every 4 weeks during exposure. Histological examination of the nervous system was also performed. Exposure of rats (n=9) to 1000 ppm resulted in suppression of body weight gain and a significant decrease in brain weight compared to the control (n=9). Electrophysiological measurements showed a significant decrease in MCV in 1000 ppm exposed rats at 8 weeks and significant prolongation of DL at 8 and 12 weeks. Abnormalities of the myelin sheath were detected in the common peroneal nerves. In 100-ppm exposed rats (n=9), no significant changes were noted in body weight and the peripheral nerve. In conclusions, long-term exposure to 1000 ppm of 2-BP may result in peripheral neuropathy in rats.

Xiaozhong Yu; Gaku Ichihara; Junzoh Kitoh; Zhenlin Xie; Eiji Shibata; Michihiro Kamijima; Nobuyuki Asaeda; Naomi Hisanaga; Yasuhiro Takeuchi

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Use of a Marker Organism To Model the Spread of Central Nervous System Tissue in Cattle and the Abattoir Environment during Commercial Stunning and Carcass Dressing  

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...McGinnis, and M. Badoni. 1996. Assessment of the hygienic characteristics...vacuum-hot water cleaning and steam pasteurisation during routine...disruption of central nervous system tissue in beef cattle by different...the spread of central nervous system tissue in cattle and the abattoir...

D. J. Daly; D. M. Prendergast; J. J. Sheridan; I. S. Blair; D. A. McDowell

2002-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Retrospective Analysis of Risk Factors of Central Nervous System Metastases in Operable Breast Cancer: Different Survival by Biological Subtype and Ki67 Overexpression.  

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...Antonio, TX P4-17-11: Central Nervous System Involvement and Clinical Outcome, Review...cancer infiltrates into central nervous system (CNS) with the incidence of 10-20...122 patients received irradiation or operation, and 118 died. While major cause of...

M. Ishihara; H. Mukai; M. Onozawa; K. Nihei; T. Shimada; N. Wada; and S. Nagai

2009-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Childhood nervous system tumors--an evaluation of the association with paternal occupational exposure to hydrocarbons  

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Paternal occupational exposures to hydrocarbons have been associated with childhood nervous system cancer, but study results have not been consistent. This population-based case-control study was designed to examine this association using a large sample size to increase the precision of risk estimates. The birth certificates of 499 children who died in Texas from intracranial and spinal cord tumors were compared with 998 control certificates randomly selected from all Texas live births. Information on parental job title and industry at the time of birth was obtained from the birth certificates. No significant associations were identified for the dichotomized variable of all hydrocarbon-related occupations combined, as variously defined in previous studies, or for most of the specific jobs affiliated with exposures to hydrocarbons. Significant, relatively stable odds ratios (OR) were found for printers and graphics arts workers (OR = 4.5; 95% confidence interval (CI) = 1.4-14.7) and chemical and petroleum workers with high exposure levels (OR = 3.0; CI = 1.1-8.5). A discussion of the biases involved in this type of study design is presented.

Johnson, C.C.; Annegers, J.F.; Frankowski, R.F.; Spitz, M.R.; Buffler, P.A.

1987-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Inhalation of 1-Bromopropane Causes Excitation in the Central Nervous System of Male F344 Rats  

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The present study investigates the effects of 1-bromopropane (1BP) on animal behavior to determine the extent of toxicity to the central nervous system (CNS). We measured the spontaneous locomotor activity (SLA) of rats before and after 3 weeks of exposure to 1BP for 8h per day. In control and 10ppm groups, the SLA values were similar to pre-exposure levels on post-exposure Day 1 and thereafter. However, the SLA values in the 50 and 200ppm groups were higher than pre-exposure levels. Open-field behavior was evaluated after exposure and freezing time decreased with exposure to increasing concentrations of 1BP. Ambulation and rearing scores in the exposed groups were higher than control values, particularly in the 50 and 200ppm groups. The frequency of defecation and urination decreased almost dose-dependently. Exposure to 501000ppm of 1BP did not affect passive avoidance behavior examined using a step-through type apparatus. The amount of time swimming in the water maze test was not affected in the controls, or groups exposed to 50 and 200ppm 1BP, but that in the 1000ppm group was increased compared with control. Exposure at 501000ppm dose-dependently decreased the traction performance of rats, indicating decreased muscle strength. We found that 10200ppm of 1BP exposure did not affect motor coordination determined by rota-rod performance. The increased SLA values and open-field activity support the notion that 1BP has excitatory effects on the CNS of F344 male rats. In addition, 1BP reduced the grip or muscle strength of the rats. Memory function was not disordered and the motor coordination of all four limbs remained normal.

Takeshi Honma; Megumi Suda; Muneyuki Miyagawa

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Daphnia longicephala neuropeptides: Morphological description of crustacean cardioactive peptide (CCAP) and periviscerokinins in the Ctenodaphnia central nervous system  

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Abstract The publication of the Daphnia genome has driven research in this ecologically relevant model organism in many directions. However, information on this organisms physiology and the relevant controlling factors is limited. In this regard, especially neuropeptides are important biochemical regulators that control a variety of cellular processes, which in combination influence physiological conditions and allow the adaptation of the internal physiological state to external conditions. Thus, neuropeptides are prime in understanding an organisms physiology. We here aimed to detect and describe the distribution of evolutionary conserved neuropeptides including the crustacean cardioactive peptide (CCAP) and peptides of the family periviscerokinins (PVKs) in the central nervous system and the periphery of the Daphnia longicephala head region. We were able to identify a large pair of CCAP immunoreactive cells within central nervous system. In addition, in the periphery we found CCAP immunoreactive cells in the epidermis of the head with processes indicating cuticular secretion. Furthermore, we were able to identify and describe a complex neuronal circuit of PVK neuropeptides in the central nervous system. The data obtained in this study will provide important background information for future investigations aiming to unravel the cellular, neuronal and physiological pathways in a highly adaptive organism such as Daphnia.

Linda C. Weiss; Christian Laforsch; Ioanna Ioannidou; Zsofia Herbert; Ralph Tollrian

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Results of primary central nervous system lymphoma treated by radiation and chemotherapy: Retrospective analysis of twelve institutions in the Tokai district of Japan, 19951999  

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We analyzed the therapeutic results and prognostic factors of 46 primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL) patients who were treated at twelve institutions in the Tokai district of Japan between 1995 and...

Toshiki Kawamura M.D.; Tsuneo Ishiguchi; Yuta Shibamoto

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Two classes of neuronal architectures dominate in the ongoing debate on the nature of computing by nervous systems. The first is a  

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Two classes of neuronal architectures dominate in the ongoing debate on the nature of computing of architectures, which is neither feedforward nor locally recurrent and where computations depend on large by nervous systems. The first is a predominantly feedforward architecture, in which local interactions among

Ahissar, Ehud

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Radiation exposure and central nervous system cancers: A case-control study among workers at two nuclear facilities  

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A nested case-control study was conducted among workers employed between 1943 and 1977 at two nuclear facilities to investigate the possible association of primary malignant neoplasms of the central nervous system (CNS) with occupational exposure to ionizing radiation from external and internal sources. Eighty-nine white male and female workers, who according to the information on death certificates dies of primary CNS cancers, were identified as cases. Four matched controls were selected for each case. External radiation exposure data were available from film badge readings for individual workers, whereas radiation dose to lung from internally deposited radionuclides, mainly uranium, was estimated from area and personnel monitoring data and was used in analyses in lieu of the dose to the brain. Matched sets were included in the analyses only if information was available for the case and at least one of the corresponding controls. Thus, the analyses of external radiation included 27 cases and 90 matched controls, and 47 cases and 120 matched controls were analyzed for the effects of radiation from internally deposited uranium. No association was observed between deaths fron CNS cancers and occupational exposure to ionizing radiation from external or internal sources. However, due to the small number of monitored subjects and low doses, a weak association could not be ruled out. 43 refs., 1 fig., 15 tabs.

Carpenter, A.V.; Flanders, W.D.; Frome, E.L.; Crawford-Brown, D.J.; Fry, S.A.

1987-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dose-Dependent Biochemical Changes in Rat Central Nervous System after 12-Week Exposure to 1-Bromopropane  

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1-Bromopropane is used as a cleaning agent or adhesive solvent in the workplace. The present study investigated the long-term effects of exposure to 1-bromopropane on biochemical components in the central nervous system (CNS) of rats. Four groups, each of nine male Wistar rats, were exposed to 200, 400, or 800ppm 1-bromopropane or fresh air only, 8h per day, 7 days a week for 12 weeks. We measured the levels of neuron-specific ?-enolase, glia-specific ?-S100 protein, creatine kinase (CK) subunits B and M, heat shock protein Hsp27 (by enzyme immunoassay), enzymatic activity of CK and levels of glutathione (GSH), oxidized glutathione (GSSG) and sulfhydrul (SH) base in the cerebrum, cerebellum, brainstem and spinal cord. ?-Enolase decreased dose-dependently in the cerebrum, which showed a decrease in wet weight, at 400ppm or over, but no change was noted in ?-S100 protein in any brain region or spinal cord. Hsp27 decreased in the cerebellum, brainstem and spinal cord. Protein-bound SH base, non-protein SH base and total glutathione decreased in every brain region. CK activity decreased dose-dependently at 200ppm or over, and the ratio of CK activity to CK-B concentration tended to decrease in all regions. The decrease in ?-enolase in the cerebrum suggests the involvement of biochemical changes in neurons with decrease in the wet weight of the cerebrum. Glutathione depletion and changes in proteins containing SH base as a critical site might be the underlying neurotoxic mechanism of 1-bromopropane. The biochemical changes in the cerebrum indicate that long-term exposure to 1-bromopropane has effects on the CNS.

Hailan Wang; Gaku Ichihara; Hidenori Ito; Kanefusa Kato; Junzoh Kitoh; Tetsuya Yamada; Xiaozhong Yu; Seiji Tsuboi; Yoshinori Moriyama; Yasuhiro Takeuchi

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstract--Heart rate variability (HRV) is frequently used to measure autonomic nervous system (ANS) activity. However,  

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1 of 4 Abstract--Heart rate variability (HRV) is frequently used to measure autonomic nervous frequency (HF) ratio with little change in mean heart rate. Results suggest that nicotine affects both components may yield erroneous results. Keywords--Autonomic regulation, heart rate variability, Lomb

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Depression: Comfortably numb  

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... the glutamate system could help mentally ill patients. A trial of one NMDA blocker memantine, used to treat Alzheimer's patients found the drug didn't cure depression. ... the drug didn't cure depression. But the study's authors think that is because memantine does not bind as tightly to the NMDA receptor as ketamine does. ...

Erika Check

2006-10-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Nervous breakdown causes  

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Nervous breakdown causes Nervous breakdown causes Name: Renee Nuckols Status: N/A Age: N/A Location: N/A Country: N/A Date: Around 1993 Question: Physiologically, what causes a mental/nervous breakdown besides normal everyday stress? Is it a process that kills neurons? Also please include some internal and external symptoms that occur prior to, during, and after a nervous breakdown. Replies: "Nervous breakdown" may be a misnomer, though. What "breaks down" is not so much the nerves and neurons, but the adrenal glands. A more accurate term would be the "exhaustion phase of the general adaption syndrome," but obviously that is quite a mouthful. Excessive STRESS is what can cause "nervous breakdowns." Stress includes the obvious things like exam pressures, trouble with parents or teachers, peer pressure, but also includes things like a significant personal achievement, making a major purchase, changes in routines of life (sleeping, eating habits), moving to a different part of town - even the change in seasons and temperatures. It can come from almost anything which causes a disturbance in normal living. Stress triggers a number of physiological changes collectively termed "GENERAL ADAPTATION SYNDROME." There are three phases: 1) alarm, 2) resistance, and 3) exhaustion. These phases are controlled and regulated by the adrenal glands. Your adrenal glands lie just above your kidneys and are composed of inner and outer parts. The inner part is called the adrenal medulla, and it secretes the hormones adrenaline and noradrenaline. These hormones help your body deal with stressful situations. If you were alone and met a gang in some back alley, your adrenal glands would flood your body with the hormones, your blood pressure, heart rate, sweat production would shoot way high! Your body is in a "FIGHT or FLIGHT" mode. (Just thinking about getting in such a situation may have caused some stress!) Well, whenever your body deals with smaller stresses, the same hormones are released. The outer part of the adrenal glands is the adrenal cortex. They also produce hormones, but slightly different ones: glucocorticoids and mineralcorticoids. Glucocorticoids can increase blood sugar levels profoundly, while mineralcorticoids affect mineral excretion. These hormones are largely responsible for helping the body deal with prolonged stress. They help provide extra energy and blood supply. For instance, if you had a whole week of finals, your adrenal cortex would work overtime as you burn the midnight oil studying. These instances are the "resistance" phase of the general adaptation syndrome.

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systems directly inspired... -called GasNets are used as artificial nervous systems for mobile autonomous robots. Detailed comparative... states of the cells involved. Important...

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systems directly inspired... -called GasNets are used as artificial nervous systems for mobile autonomous robots. Detailed comparative... The Shifting Network: Volume Signalling...

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systems directly inspired... -called GasNets are used as artificial nervous systems for mobile autonomous robots. Detailed comparative... The Shifting Network: Volume Signalling...

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by the central nervous system (Alexandrowicz, 1932... (3): 242-283 (2006). 19. Wiersma, C.A.G. Reflexes and the central ... Source: Cooper, Robin L. - Department of...

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PART OF A SPECIAL ISSUE ON PLANT MATING SYSTEMS Variation in inbreeding depression and plasticity across native  

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architectural traits measured. The absolute value of plasticity showed the most marked difference between home research has demonstrated that a wide range of envir- onmental factors influence inbreeding depression (e

Dudash, Michele R.

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Depression efter stroke; Depression after stroke.  

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?? Post stroke depression (PSD) r en vanlig komplikation hos patienter som drabbats av stroke och som kan leda till snkt livskvalitet, lidande, frsmrad frmga (more)

Giza, Clarita

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The evolution of the serotonergic nervous system  

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...E. & Thayer, C. W. 1998 Comparison of articulate brachiopod nuclear and mitochondrial gene trees leads to a clade-based rede nition of protostomes (Protostomozoa) and deuteros- tomes (Deuterostomozoa). Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 265, 475^482...

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electroconvulsive Therapy for Depression  

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...poor response to antidepressant medications. ECT for the treatment of depression and other psychiatric disorders involves the application of electricity to the scalp in order to induce seizure activity. This form of therapy has a range of effects on the neurobiologic features of depression. ECT increases... An 82-year-old woman with severe depression, including psychotic symptoms, is referred for consideration of electroconvulsive therapy. She has had four episodes of major depression consisting of crying spells, loss of interest in usual activities, insomnia, loss of appetite and weight, difficulty with concentration, feelings of helplessness and hopelessness, and thoughts of suicide.

Lisanby S.H.

2007-11-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Cognitive deficits in depression  

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COGNITIVE DEFICITS IN DEPRESSION A Thesis MARY ELLEN HAINES Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas ASM University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE August 1993 Major Subject...: Psychology COGNITIVE DEFICITS IN DEPRESSION A Thesis by MARY ELLEN HAINES Submitted to Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE Approved as to style and content by argaret P. orris Chair...

Haines, Mary Ellen

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Short Terms: ECNS: embryonic central nervous system; VNC: ventral nerve cord; EH: embryonic hindgut; EM: embryonic midgut; EDE: embryonic dorsal epidermis; EF: embryonic foregut; EVE: embryonic ventral epidermis; ELMS: embryonic/larval muscle system; EP:  

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ventral epidermis; ELMS: embryonic/larval muscle system; EP: embryonic proventriculus; ELVM: embryonic EM EDE EF EVE ELMS EP ELVM VM EMT LC ELSM ECBN ELPS LCN SNSP 1 CG5545 0.98 1 0 VNC VM SNSP 10 CG17786 0.96 - - 0.99 - 0.97 0.91 1 - 0.99 - - - - - - 0.99 - - EH EDE EF EVE EP ELPS

Peng, Hanchuan

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Caldera Depression | Open Energy Information  

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Caldera Depression Caldera Depression Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Print PDF Caldera Depression Dictionary.png Caldera Depression: Calderas form from the catastrophic eruption of large amounts of felsic lava and ash. Emptying of the magma chamber and subsequent collapse of the overlying volcanic edifice forms a ring-shaped caldera depression up to several kilometers in diameter. The edges of the underlying magma chamber are roughly marked by a ring fracture zone that acts as a conduit for ongoing volcanism and hydrothermal activity. Other definitions:Wikipedia Reegle Topographic Features List of topographic features commonly encountered in geothermal resource areas: Mountainous Horst and Graben Shield Volcano Flat Lava Dome Stratovolcano Cinder Cone Caldera Depression

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A Self-Biasing Pulsed Depressed Collector  

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Depressed collectors have been utilized successfully for many years to improve the electrical efficiency of vacuum electron devices. Increasingly, pulsed, high-peak power accelerator applications are placing a premium on electrical efficiency. As RF systems are responsible for a large percentage of the overall energy usage at accelerator laboratories, methods to improve upon the state-of-the-art in pulsed high-power sources are desired. This paper presents a technique for self-biasing the stages in a multistage depressed collector. With this technique, the energy lost during the rise and fall times of the pulse can be recovered, separate power supplies are not needed, and existing modulators can be retrofitted. Calculations show that significant cost savings can be realized with the implementation of this device in high-power systems. In this paper, the technique is described along with experimental demonstration. (auth)

Kemp, Mark A.; Jensen, Aaron; Neilson, Jeff; /SLAC

2014-05-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Cognitive Function in Late Life Depression: Relationships to Depression Severity, Cerebrovascular  

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Cognitive Function in Late Life Depression: Relationships to Depression Severity, Cerebrovascular depression (LLD). To understand the influence of LLD on cognition, it is important to determine if deficits in a number of cognitive domains are relatively independent, or mediated by depression- related deficits

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Bevacizumab Safety in Patients with Central Nervous System Metastases  

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...using the following search terms: brain; malignant...version 10.1) term intracranial hemorrhage...metastases were allowed to enter the trial after previous...respectively. A search through all reported...38). A database search of clinical trials...

Benjamin Besse; Susan F. Lasserre; Peter Compton; Jane Huang; Stella Augustus; and Ulrich-Peter Rohr

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Applications of nanotechnology to the central nervous system  

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Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine, 3(4):to nanotechnology and its applications to medicine. Surgical

Blumling, James P.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HIV Infection and the Central Nervous System: A Primer  

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NMDA receptor inhibition by memantine. Cell Death andopen-channel blocker memantine are ef- fective withoutand gp120: protection by memantine. Annals of Neurology, 47(

Ellis, Ronald J.; Calero, Patricia; Stockin, Michael D.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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S100A1 Mediated Signaling in the Nervous System  

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of proteins was performed by incubating in primary antibody for one hour at room temperature or overnight at 4C. Primary antibodies included, a mouse monoclonal C-terminal Anti-APP antibody (1-500 dilution of, A8717, Sigma-Aldrich) that detects full length... APP, a rabbit polyclonal Phospho-GSK3? antibody (1-250 dilution of, #9336, Cell Signaling Technology), a rabbit monoclonal GSK3? antibody (1-500 dilution of, # 9315, Cell Signaling Technology). After rinsing three times for five minutes in 20m...

Maza, Ilka

2011-05-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Functional Genomics of Nervous System Development and Disease .  

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??The goal of functional genomics is to elucidate the relationship between an organism's genotype and phenotype. A key characteristic of functional genomics is the use (more)

Miller, Michael Ryan

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Grief, Depression, and the DSM-5  

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...tearfulness, and insomnia. Under the guidelines of the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th edition (DSM-IV), a practitioner would reasonably view these depressive symptoms as grief-related and not diagnose clinical depression: the depressive symptoms are... Though bereaved persons often have depressive symptoms, grief typically runs its course within 2 to 6 months and requires no treatment. But the new edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders may define bereavement as a depressive disorder.

Friedman R.A.

2012-05-17T23:59:59.000Z

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artificial somatic-central nervous Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Biomimetic Underwater Robot Program Joseph Ayers, PIPOC Summary: include sensors, actuators, adaptive logic...

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Definition: Caldera Depression | Open Energy Information  

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Definition Definition Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Definition: Caldera Depression Jump to: navigation, search Dictionary.png Caldera Depression Calderas form from the catastrophic eruption of large amounts of felsic lava and ash. Emptying of the magma chamber and subsequent collapse of the overlying volcanic edifice forms a ring-shaped caldera depression up to several kilometers in diameter. The edges of the underlying magma chamber are roughly marked by a ring fracture zone that acts as a conduit for ongoing volcanism and hydrothermal activity. View on Wikipedia Wikipedia Definition Ret Like Like You like this.Sign Up to see what your friends like. rieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Definition:Caldera_Depression&oldid=699075"

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-News Home Help Chirac defends planned EU arms sales to China to nervous Japan  

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-News Home Help Chirac defends planned EU arms sales to China to nervous Japan Sun Mar 27,11:33 AM Union ( - ) arms embargo on China, telling a nervous Japan the move would not entail transfers ban, acknowledged that Japan was worried about arms sales to its neighbor and growing rival but said

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Bone Mineral Density in Women with Depression  

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...illness and the normal women were individually matched for age, body-mass index, and menstrual status; women with many of the risk factors associated with decreased bone mineral density were excluded; dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry was used to measure bone density at the spine, hip, and radius; and bone... Major depression is a complex disorder reflecting genetic, developmental, and environmental factors. Although its pathophysiology is not clearly understood, depression is associated with hypothalamic dysfunction specifically, hypercortisolism, the ...

Michelson D.; Stratakis C.; Hill L.

1996-10-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Towards the study of functional brain development in depression: An Interactive Specialization approach  

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University in St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO, USA c The Edward Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington: Depression Brain Brain development Interactive Specialization Preschool depression Pediatric depression

Wang, Yan Mei

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Energy and its involvement in depression  

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. Those with current psychotic or bipolar diagnoses were not included in the study. Other DSM- III-R Axis I diagnoses were allowed. as long as the primary diagnosis was major depression. Following this they were asked to complete the assessment battery.... Those with current psychotic or bipolar diagnoses were not included in the study. Other DSM- III-R Axis I diagnoses were allowed. as long as the primary diagnosis was major depression. Following this they were asked to complete the assessment battery...

Duncan, Katherine Dusek

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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at Manoa Collection: Environmental Sciences and Ecology 39 November 4, 2009 6.16 The sonic hedgehog gene is shown by in situ hybridization to be expressed in the chick nervous...

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Cognitive Vulnerability to Depression in Canadian and Chinese Adolescents  

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163. Beck, A. T. (1983). Cognitive therapy of depression:Y. (1988). Testing the cognitive diathesis-stress theoriesIn L. Alloy (Ed. ), Cognitive processes in depression (pp.

Auerbach, Randy P.; Eberhart, Nicole K.; Abela, John R.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of sadness and hostility on depressive attentional allocation processes  

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A large proportion of individuals with unipolar depression experience predominantly hostile as opposed to sad mood. The consideration of hostile mood states has been virtually ignored, however, in depression research. To ...

Gaddy, Melinda Ann

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - angiotensin ii-mediated superoxide Sample...  

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depression of baroreflex function. FASEB J. 2002;16: 1595... by angiotensin II infusion involves increased superoxide produc- tion in the central nervous system. Circ Res......

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Society's Nervous System: Building Effective Government, Energy, and Public Health Systems  

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Drawing on a unique, multi-year collaboration with the heads of major IT, wireless, hardware, health, and financial firms, as well as the heads of American, EU, and other regulatory organizations, and a variety of NGOs ...

Pentland, Alex Paul

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Few tools exist for the system-level investigation of nervous system function, just electroencephalogra-  

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of the dynamic interaction occurring within and among populations. We thus designed an automated simulation electroencephalogra- phy (EEG), functional brain imaging techniques, and large-scale simulation. Of these, simulation has con- tributed the least to our understanding. This is unfor- tunate, as simulation has much

Subramanian, Kalpathi R.

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Depression during exacerbations in multiple sclerosis: the importance of uncertainty  

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The following correlates of depression were examined in a sample of 166 patients with clinically definite relapsing-remitting (n=140) or secondary progressive (n=26) multiple sclerosis: (a) the present state of the patients' ...

Kroencke, Dawn C.; Denney, Douglas R.; Lynch, Sharon G.

2001-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Role of the Central Nervous System in the Integration of Proprioceptive Information  

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________________________________ Carl W. Luchies ________________________________ Sarah L. Kieweg ________________________________ John Keighley Date Defended: September 15, 2011 ii The Dissertation Committee for Joseph S. Soltys certifies that this is the approved... ............................................................................................................................................... 149 Appendix A: Common Abbreviations .............................................................................................. 149 Appendix B: Forms...

Soltys, Joseph S.

2011-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Topotecan Central Nervous System Penetration Is Altered by a Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor  

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...vinblastine showed a slower rate of penetration through MCLs (20%) than...etoposide (30-50%). The rate of penetration of vinblastine and paclitaxel...provides a barrier such that the rate of penetration is at most 50% of that through...

Yanli Zhuang; Charles H. Fraga; K. Elaine Hubbard; Nikolaus Hagedorn; John C. Panetta; Christopher M. Waters; and Clinton F. Stewart

2006-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Study of factors related to childhood leukemia and to central nervous system tumors in California  

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ethnicity" in California birth certificate data. Health Servon California birth certificates. Am J Public Health, 1998.in California birth certificate data. Health services

Oksuzyan, Sona

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mechanisms of behavioral choice in the nervous system of the medicinal leech  

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Single Neurone. J Exp Biol 77:71- Wiersma CA, Ikeda K (1964)to each behavior (Wiersma and Ikeda, 1964; Kupfermann and

Gaudry, Quentin

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pathogens Penetrating the Central Nervous System: Infection Pathways and the Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Invasion  

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...coincides with harsh, dry harmattan winds. It has been hypothesized that these...Fitzsimmons, K Knope, S Martinek, L Mills, C Barry, P Wright, and M Power...2008. Infectious disease. An ill wind, bringing meningitis. Science 320...

Samantha J. Dando; Alan Mackay-Sim; Robert Norton; Bart J. Currie; James A. St. John; Jenny A. K. Ekberg; Michael Batzloff; Glen C. Ulett; Ifor R. Beacham

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Contribution of the Peripheral Nervous System to Instrumental Learning and Performance  

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Previous research has demonstrated that the spinal cord is capable of a simple form of instrumental learning. In this instrumental learning paradigm, rats typically receive a complete spinal transection at the second thoracic vertebra...

Hoy, Kevin

2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

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DEVELOPING METHODS FOR ANTAGONIZING TNF-? AND IL-1? IN THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM  

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are presented as mean + SEM. Analysis of variance (ANOVA) was used to evaluate differences across SDR-antibody and SDR-vehicle conditions. These analyses were followed by post hoc mean comparisons using Duncan's New Multiple Range Test. 11 III... was removed and plain water was added to each cage. On pnd 30, antibody or vehicle was administered daily beginning at 1300 h, and then the stressed animals were administered SDR at from 1700-1900 h. Mice were sacrificed the morning following the last...

Hardin, Elizabeth Ashley

2006-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Nervous system disruption and concomitant behavioral abnormality in early hatched pufferfish larvae exposed to heavy oil  

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Spills of heavy oil (HO) over the oceans have been proven to have an adverse effect on marine life. It has been hypothesized that exposure of early larvae of sinking eggs to HO leads largely to normal morpholo...

Masahumi Kawaguchi; Yuki Sugahara

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Study of factors related to childhood leukemia and to central nervous system tumors in California  

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PMID: 3278171. Kinlen LJ, Stiller C. Population mixing and639-49. Kinlen, L.J. and C. Stiller, Population mixing and22. PubMed PMID: 16879503. Stiller CA, Parkin DM. Geographic

Oksuzyan, Sona

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Formation of appropriate synapses in the nervous system of the medicinal leech  

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mol of MgCl2 and 40 mol of CaCl2 added per liter. Staging WemM): 115 NaCl, 4 KCl, 1.8 CaCl2, 1.5 MgCl2, 10 dextrose, 4.6

Todd, Krista L.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Early Clinical Outcomes Using Proton Radiation for Children With Central Nervous System Atypical Teratoid Rhabdoid Tumors  

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Purpose: Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor (AT/RT) is an uncommon and aggressive tumor that often affects infants. Irradiation improves survival but has traditionally been avoided in patients under the age of 3 due to the increasing risk of neurocognitive side effects. We report the first cohort of AT/RT patients treated with proton therapy. Methods and Materials: All patients with AT/RT treated at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Frances H. Burr Proton Beam Therapy Benter between July 2004 and November 2011 were included in this study. All patients were treated with 3-dimensional conformal proton therapy (3D-CPT). Results: Ten consecutive patients of a median 2.3 years of age and with a median follow-up of 27.3 months (range, 11.3-99.4 months) were identified. Two patients suffered distant relapse; 1 patient was successfully treated with involved field irradiation and chemotherapy, while the second patient died of disease. At last follow-up, 9 patients were alive without evidence of disease. Proton radiation demonstrated increasing sparing of the cerebrum, temporal lobe, cochlea, and hypothalamus. Conclusions: Initial clinical outcomes with proton therapy are favorable. The advantages of proton therapy are particularly suited to the treatment of AT/RT, a tumor that often requires irradiation treatment at an age when avoiding irradiation to healthy tissues is most desirable.

De Amorim Bernstein, Karen; Sethi, Roshan; Trofimov, Alexei; Zeng, Chuan [Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts (United States)] [Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts (United States); Fullerton, Barbara [Department of Otology and Laryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts (United States)] [Department of Otology and Laryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts (United States); Yeap, Beow Y. [Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts (United States)] [Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts (United States); Ebb, David [Department of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts (United States)] [Department of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts (United States); Tarbell, Nancy J.; Yock, Torunn I. [Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts (United States)] [Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts (United States); MacDonald, Shannon M., E-mail: smacdonald@partners.org [Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts (United States)

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A review of nanoparticle functionality and toxicity on the central nervous system  

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...and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Institute...introducing nanomaterials and nanotechnologies in their mainstream products...people now believe that nanotechnology would make things better...2008 Potential impact of nanotechnology on the control of infectious...

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Role of Sialylation in the Nervous System Development of Drosophila melanogaster  

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The sialyltransferase family is a group of enzymes that transfer sialic acid from donor CMP-Neu5Ac onto suitable carbohydrate chains of glycoproteins and glycolipids. In vertebrates, sialylation is implicated in many physiological...

Repnikova, Elena Aleksandrovna

2010-10-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Inducible and Transmissible Genetic Events and Pediatric Tumors of the Nervous System  

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......postulated that carriers of a defective allele of TP53 may be especially...heterozygous for spe- cific defective cancer-related genes have...the available knockout mice. Defective alleles of tumor-related...Perinatal and Multigeneration Car- cinogenesis, Eds. N. P......

Jerry M. Rice

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pathogens Penetrating the Central Nervous System: Infection Pathways and the Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Invasion  

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...contributed equally to this work. SUMMARY The brain is well protected against microbial invasion...cellular barriers, such as the blood-brain barrier (BBB) and the blood-cerebrospinal...pathogens reach the CNS and infect the brain. In particular, we focus on recent data...

Samantha J. Dando; Alan Mackay-Sim; Robert Norton; Bart J. Currie; James A. St. John; Jenny A. K. Ekberg; Michael Batzloff; Glen C. Ulett; Ifor R. Beacham

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The complexities of the brain and nervous system make neuroscience an inherently interdisciplinary  

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neuroscientists focus mostly on representations and processes such as attention and memory. The Oxford Handbook the diverse perspectives that make up this field, The Oxford Handbook of Social Neuroscience brings together O G Y Oxford Handbooks offer authoritative and up-to-date reviews of original research

Kawato, Mitsuo

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Fine-tuning the central nervous system: microglial modelling of cells and synapses  

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...gene encoding the green fluorescent protein (GFP) [93...thin skull preparations led to breakthrough studies...layers of the olfactory bulb (OB) [118]. Within...targeted deletion and green fluorescent protein reporter gene...glutamatergic olfactory bulb interneurons. Nat...

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The role of repulsive guidance molecules in the embryonic and adult vertebrate central nervous system  

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...higher vertebrates comes at an expensive price, i.e. the loss of any significant ability...Ruitenberg, M.J, Holtmaat, A.J, De Wit, J, De Winter, F, Verhaagen, J1999Expression...higher vertebrates comes at an expensive price, i.e. the loss of any significant ability...

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pathogens Penetrating the Central Nervous System: Infection Pathways and the Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Invasion  

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...00368-08 . 229. Sarovich, DS , EP Price, JR Webb, LM Ward, MY Voutsinos, A...Scott, ER Fischer, H Feldmann, and E de Wit. 2012. Rapid Nipah virus entry into the...Frank, DN , LM Feazel, MT Bessesen, CS Price, EN Janoff, and NR Pace. 2010. The...

Samantha J. Dando; Alan Mackay-Sim; Robert Norton; Bart J. Currie; James A. St. John; Jenny A. K. Ekberg; Michael Batzloff; Glen C. Ulett; Ifor R. Beacham

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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[$^{14}$C]deoxyglucose Labelling of Functional Activity in the Cephalopod Central Nervous System  

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...functional organization of cephalopod brains is discussed. | Marine Biomedical Institute, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77550. | Journal Article Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P...

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Extracellular regulators of axonal growth in the adult central nervous system  

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...194-199. doi:10.1016/j.brainres.2004.12.016 . Dergham, P , Ellezam, B, Essagian, C, Avedissian, H, Lubell, W.D, McKerracher, L2002Rho signaling pathway targeted to promote spinal cord repair. J. Neurosci. 22, 6570-6577...

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HIV-Tat Protein mediation of NeuroAIDS central nervous system pathology and behavioral deficits.  

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??This dissertation investigated the role of HIV-Tat protein in mediating behavioral dysfunction and neurodegeneration associated with NeuroAIDS. NeuroAIDS is the syndrome consisting of neuropsychological manifestations (more)

Carey, Amanda Natalie

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Different central nervous system cell types display distinct and nonrandom arrangements of satellite DNA sequences  

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...Digestion was termi- nated by washing sections (3 times for 10 min each) in phos- phate-buffered saline containing 5 mM EDIA, glycine (4 mng/ml), and 0.5 mM phenylmethylsulfonyl fluoride. We also tried several other methods to avoid Pronase...

L Manuelidis

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Confocal analysis of nervous system architecture in direct-developing juveniles of Neanthes arenaceodentata (Annelida, Nereididae)  

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and storage Worms were relaxed in 7.3% MgCl 2 until no movement was observed, and then fixed with 4% formaldehyde in seawater

Winchell, Christopher J; Valencia, Jonathan E; Jacobs, David K

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mechanisms of entry of poliovirus into the central nervous system in a mouse model  

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) Experimental mice did not develop paralysis when Lansing type II poliovirus was injected intravenously, 2) Using electron microscopy nopoliovirus-like particles were detected in either the endothelial cells or inflammatory cells, 3) Using immunofluorescence...

Ting, Jing-Wen

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Brain structural signatures of negative symptoms in depression and schizophrenia  

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with DSM-IV schizophrenia, 24 patients with DSM-IV major depressive 126 disorder , and 20 control participants, were recruited to take part in the study (Table 1). Inclusion 127 criteria were: adequate English proficiency and age between 18 and 65 years... correlates will be associated with different domains of negative symptoms in depression and schizophrenia, respectively. MATERIALS AND METHODS PARTICIPANTS AND RECRUITMENT Twenty-two participants with DSM-IV schizophrenia, 24 patients with DSM-IV major...

Chuang, Jie-Yu; Murray, Graham K.; Metastasio, Antonio; Segarra, Nuria; Tait, Roger; Spencer, Jenny; Ziauddeen, Hisham; Dudas, Robert B.; Fletcher, Paul C.; Suckling, John

2014-08-27T23:59:59.000Z

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A Multidomain Model for Ionic Electrodiffusion and Osmosis with an Application to Cortical Spreading Depression  

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Ionic electrodiffusion and osmotic water flow are central processes in many physiological systems. We formulate a system of partial differential equations that governs ion movement and water flow in biological tissue. A salient feature of this model is that it satisfies a free energy identity, ensuring the thermodynamic consistency of the model. A numerical scheme is developed for the model in one spatial dimension and is applied to a model of cortical spreading depression, a propagating breakdown of ionic and cell volume homeostasis in the brain.

Yoichiro Mori

2014-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Pipeline transportation of high pour point New Zealand crude using pour point depressants  

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The Petroleum Corporation of New Zealand Limited discovered New Zealand's first major oil field in 1980. Production is currently 1590 m/sup 3//d (10,000 bpd), which represents about 14% of the country's requirements. The crude has a high pour point (32/sup 0/C) and a high wax level (35%). A major factor in development of the field was the selection of appropriate technology to overcome transportation problems via a 40 km pipeline from the process plant to port storage with ground temperatures of 11/sup 0/C (52/sup 0/F). Technical and economic considerations resulted in the selection of a chemical pour point depressant rather than thermal cracking, dilution with condensate, or maintaining the crude oil temperature above its pour point. Selection of a suitable pour point depressant was made using laboratory studies done by various prospective suppliers. Product performance was based on pour point and yield value for the crude using a simple simulation of pipeline cooling. The paper discusses how the adoption of pour point depressant technology, in conjunction with pipeline design, has resulted in an essentially trouble-free system which enables the crude to be successfully transported by pipeline.

Slater, G.; Davis, A.

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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National Depression Screening Day: October 10th Come to National Depression Screening Day (NDSD) on Thursday, October 10th from  

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. If necessary, appropriate referrals can be made, and participants may also find information on depression, and provides individuals with feedback, referrals, and resources upon completion. KSU's online screening can

Khan, Javed I.

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The development and validation of the Peradeniya Depression Scale (PDS)A culturally relevant tool for screening of depression in Sri Lanka  

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Background Cultural factors may influence the manner in which a given population interprets and conceptualizes their experience of depression. The aim of this study is to validate the Peradeniya Depression Scale (PDS), a locally created, culturally relevant tool for detection of depression in Sri Lanka. Method Fifty currently depressed patients (diagnosed via the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM Disorders) and 50 (non-depressed) controls were administered the PDS. Results At a score of 10/25 the PDS showed a sensitivity 88.5% and specificity of 85.0% with regards to the detection of depression. Culturally appropriate statements, which referred to international criteria of depression and somatic symptoms, showed significantly higher odds of being positive in depressed patients compared to controls. Limitations The PDS was validated among an outpatient population presenting to a psychiatry clinic in a government hospital in Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. While this is fairly representative of patients presenting to government hospital clinics in this country, further multi-centre studies in different areas of the country maybe useful. Conclusion The PDS is the first screening tool for depression developed and validated in Sri Lanka, written in Sinhalese, taking into account cultural expressions and idioms of the illness. It shows satisfactory sensitivity and specificity as a screening tool for depression. The findings also suggest that it maybe worthwhile for Asian countries to consider adopting scales which are based on internationally accepted diagnostic criteria for depression, but which incorporate expressions that are more appropriate to their own culture and language.

D.R.R. Abeyasinghe; S. Tennakoon; T.N. Rajapakse

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Distinction Technique Between Volcanic And Tectonic Depression Structures  

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Distinction Technique Between Volcanic And Tectonic Depression Structures Distinction Technique Between Volcanic And Tectonic Depression Structures Based On The Restoration Modeling Of Gravity Anomaly- A Case Study Of The Hohi Volcanic Zone, Central Kyushu, Japan Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: A Distinction Technique Between Volcanic And Tectonic Depression Structures Based On The Restoration Modeling Of Gravity Anomaly- A Case Study Of The Hohi Volcanic Zone, Central Kyushu, Japan Details Activities (0) Areas (0) Regions (0) Abstract: In this study, we propose a numerical modeling technique which restores the gravity anomaly of tectonic origin and identifies the gravity low of caldera origin. The identification is performed just by comparing the restored gravity anomalies with the observed gravity anomalies, thus we

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Study of freezing-point depression of selected food extracts  

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The phenomenon of freezing-point depression that accompanies the solute concentration of selected food extracts was investigated to reveal the characteristics of solid-liquid phase equilibrium. The freezing curves of various food extracts did not exhibit ideal solution behavior in the higher concentration range. The experimental data were fitted to new freezing-point depression equations by the method of nonlinear least squares, and the results clearly indicated that the calculated freezing points at various concentrations were in good agreement with the experimental data. Furthermore, by using the determined parameters, the freezing ratio and the activation coefficient were derived.

Tanaka, Fumihiko [Kagoshima Univ. (Japan). Dept. of Agricultural Systems Engineering; Murata, Satoshi; Habara, Kazuhiro; Amaratunga, K.S.P. [Kyushu Univ., Fukuoka (Japan). Dept. of Agricultural Engineering

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Depression in Mexican-American youth: a 4-year follow-up of drug abuse prevention clients  

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focused on white or black opiate and cocaine users, in whom depression is negatively related to treatment success. The current study investigated correlates of depression in 110 Mexican-American youth in a drug prevention program for inhalant use... Population. Theories of Depression Depression in Drug Users Depression as a Predictor in Drug Treatment The Etiology of Depression in Drug Users. . . Inhalant Use. Objectives of This Study. 12 Outcome. . . . . . . 13 . . . . . . . . , . . . . . 15...

Smith, Stephanie Suesan

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Cognitive Processing of Person-Referent Words in Depression and Obesity  

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The purpose of this study was to investigate differences in the cognitive processing of person-referent words in depression and obesity and identify a cognitive marker of depression vulnerability in obesity. Three groups ...

DeMarco, Ashley Christine

2014-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

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The relationship between disability and depression in multiple sclerosis: the role of uncertainty, coping, and hope.  

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The relationship between disability and depression was studied in 188 patients with clinically definite multiple sclerosis (MS). Patients were administered the Zung Self-Rating Depression Scale, Ways of Coping, Uncertainty ...

Lynch, Sharon G.; Kroencke, Dawn C.; Denney, Douglas R.

2001-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Functional Serotonin Transporter Gene Polymorphism and Depressive Effects Associated With Interferon-? Treatment  

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Background Interferon-alpha (IFN-?) treatment frequently induces depression, potentially leading to early dose reductions or a shorter duration of treatment, which can adversely affect outcomes, including quality of life. Objective Defining relevant risk factors for IFN-?-induced depression is essential in order to identify prophylactic treatment strategies. Method The authors examined whether a functional polymorphism (5-HTTLPR) in the gene encoding the serotonin transporter moderates IFN-?-induced depressive symptoms in 1,015 patients with chronic hepatitis C (CHC) receiving pegylated IFN-? and ribavirin. Depressive symptoms were assessed at baseline, 12 weeks, and 20 weeks of treatment Results Depression symptoms increased during antiviral treatment; 5-HTTLPR genotype moderated IFN-?-induced depression symptoms in both non-Hispanic Caucasians and Hispanic patients, although the opposite risk allele was associated with depression in the two populations. Conclusion 5-HTTLPR may moderate risk for the development of depressive symptoms during IFN-? therapy for CHC in a population-specific manner.

Amira Pierucci-Lagha; Jonathan Covault; Herbert L. Bonkovsky; Richard Feinn; Christine Abreu; Richard K. Sterling; Robert J. Fontana; Henry R. Kranzler

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Behavioral assessment of depressive-like symptoms in a rodent model of spinal cord injury  

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of Woodchips Burrowed (Mean ? SEM) by the Depressed and Non-depressed Clusters. ................................................. 28 7 Comparison of the Average Number of Squares Entered (Mean ? SEM) by the Depressed and Non-depressed Clusters in the Open... and placed in the subject?s cage. After 2 hours the woodchips burrowed out of the tube were weighed. The burrowing apparatus was not disinfected between trials of the same subject in order to prevent the burrow from appearing foreign to the subject...

Luedtke, Kelsey 1988-

2011-05-05T23:59:59.000Z

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AVEC 2014: 3D Dimensional Affect and Depression Recognition Challenge  

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Mood disorders are inherently related to emotion. In particular, the behaviour of people suffering from mood disorders such as unipolar depression shows a strong temporal correlation with the affective dimensions valence, arousal and dominance. In addition ... Keywords: affective computing, challenge, emotion recognition, facial expression, speech

Michel Valstar, Bjrn Schuller, Kirsty Smith, Timur Almaev, Florian Eyben, Jarek Krajewski, Roddy Cowie, Maja Pantic

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy conversions of a desert depression  

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This work is concerned with the energy conversions of a developing atmospheric system in subtropical ... and temporal variations of various components of the energy budget are presented in a detailed analysis. T...

H. Abdel Basset

2001-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vegetation of Upper Coastal Plain depression wetlands: Environmental templates and wetland dynamics within a landscape framework.  

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Reference wetlands play an important role in efforts to protect wetlands and assess wetland condition. Because wetland vegetation integrates the influence of many ecological factors, a useful reference system would identify natural vegetation types and include models relating vegetation to important regional geomorphic, hydrologic, and geochemical properties. Across the U.S. Atlantic Coastal Plain, depression wetlands are a major hydrogeomorphic class with diverse characteristics. For 57 functional depression wetlands in the Upper Coastal Plain of South Carolina, we characterized the principal vegetation types and used a landscape framework to assess how local (wetland-level) factors and regional landscape settings potentially influence vegetation composition and dynamics. Wetland sites were stratified across three Upper Coastal Plain landscape settings that differ in soils, surface geology, topography, and land use. We sampled plant composition, measured relevant local variables, and analyzed historical transitions in vegetative cover types. Cluster analysis identified six vegetation types, ranging from open-water ponds and emergent marshes to closed forests. Significant vegetation-environment relationships suggested environmental ''templates'' for plant community development. Of all local factors examined, wetland hydrologic regime was most strongly correlated with vegetation type, but depression size, soil textural type, and disturbance history were also significant. Because hydrogeologic settings influence wetland features, local factors important to vegetation were partly predictable from landscape setting, and thus wetland types were distributed non-randomly across landscape settings. Analysis of long-term vegetation change indicated relative stability in some wetlands and succession in others. We developed a landscape-contingent model for vegetation dynamics, with hydroperiod and fire as major driving variables. The wetland classification, environmental templates, and dynamics model provide a reference framework to guide conservation priorities and suggest possible outcomes of restoration or management.

De Steven, Diane; Toner, Maureen, M.

2004-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Oculomotor System of Decapod Cephalopods: Eye Muscles, Eye Muscle Nerves, and the Oculomotor Neurons in the Central Nervous System  

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...brachio-palliovisceral connective and run perhaps as far as the palliovisceral lobe. | Marine Biomedical Institute, Galveston, Texas. | Journal Article Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S. | EY...

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A social and Biological Approach for Postpartum Depression in Egypt  

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Summary Postpartum depression (PPD) is a major health problem that affects many women worldwide. In Egypt, PPD is neglected despite the expected high prevalence rate among women during the transition period after the Egyptian revolution. This research investigated the prevalence, risk factors, and interventions of postpartum depression in southern rural Egypt. Interviews were conducted with 57 participants recruited from public and private hospitals. Questionnaires and the Arabic version of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale were administered. The prevalence of PPD was found to be 73.7% and is associated with low income and age at childbirth. Most participants regarded screening mothers after childbirth for PPD as an effective way to detect and intervene in PPD; in comparison to, antidepressants that were regarded by most participants as ineffective. Furthermore, in an effort to assess the cultural-suitability of prescribing antidepressants for PPD in such communities, where high pregnancy rate is favored, we examined the biological influence of Sertraline, a widely prescribed antidepressant medication, on the FSH and LH gene expression and discussed its possible effects on fertility based on our results.

Hagar A. Mohamed; Sandra L. Spencer; Abdo H. Al Swasy; Sahar E. Swidan; Mohamed S. Abouelenien

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DATE: Depressed adolescents treated with exercise: Study rationale and design for a pilot study  

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There is an important need for non-medication interventions for depressed youth. The aim of this study is to evaluate the feasibility of using a standardized aerobic exercise regime to treat non-medicated clinically depressed adolescents based on adherence and completion rates, including 1) establishing effect sizes for the primary outcomes including the Chidren's Depression Rating Scale Revised (CDRS-R) and Actical (energy expenditure data) as well as selected secondary outcomes; (e.g., Clinical Global Improvement, depression rating scales, exercise logs, attitudes), and 2) determining whether moderate to strenuous exercise (12kcal/kg/week [KKW]) versus a control stretching activity (<4KKW) for 12 weeks leads to a clinically meaningful reduction in depressive symptoms and/or improved psychosocial functioning. The challenge is to develop an exercise intervention that can motivate a typically sedentary depressed adolescent to exercise on a regular basis. The goal is to demonstrate that exercise alone can provide an important and effective non-medication intervention for adolescent depression. This paper reports on the rationale and design of a pilot study which aims to inform the design of a larger trial to evaluate the efficacy of aerobic exercise to treat adolescent depression. After describing the case for exercise within the broader context of the prevalence of adolescent depression and other treatments, the paper describes the intervention and procedures for data collection.

Carroll W. Hughes; Madhukar H. Trivedi; Joseph Cleaver; Tracy L. Greer; Graham J. Emslie; Beth Kennard; Shauna Dorman; Tyson Bain; Judy Dubreuil; Conrad Barnes

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Cognitive performance of pregnant and postpartum women with and without major depression  

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may conger a selective cognitive advantage. Journal of2006). Differences in cognitive performance during pregnancySweeney, J. A. (1989). Cognitive impairments in depression.

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Information 1. Inclusion & Exclusion Criteria Summary: 120 minutes; d. Meet DSM-IV criteria for major depression (single or recurrent); e. Have had... from those whose...

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The role of alliance and symptomatic change within cognitive behaviour therapy for depression.  

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??This thesis explores the role of alliance processes and symptomatic change within Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for depression (A. T., Beck, Rush, Shaw, & Emery, 1979). (more)

Osborne, Carol Ann

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Hydrocarbon composition of crude oils near the Caspian depression  

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The structural-group composition of hydrocarbons of Mesozoic crude oils near the Caspian depression was investigated by mass-spectrometry, followed by the analysis of the mass-spectra using a computer. The distribution of naphthenic hydrocarbons, according to the number of rings and of aromatic hydrocarbons, according to the degree of hydrogen unsaturation is similar for all the crude oils examined. The hydrocarbon composition of Mesozoic crude oils is characterized by a reduction in the content of aliphatic hydrocarbons and alkyl benzenes.

Botneva, T.A.; Khramova, E.V.; Nekhamkina, L.G.; Polyakova, A.A.

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Psychophysiological Identification of Depression Subtypes in Older Adults: Problematic Diagnostic Heterogeneity in the DSM-III-R and DSM-IV  

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The DSM-IV does not subclassify patients with depression ... may exist in all outcome studies that employ DSM definitions of depression. To establish that objectively ... or Anxious Depressed was...

Ron Acierno; Michel Hersen; Geoffrey Tremont

1999-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Testing a passive revegetation approach for restoring Coastal Plain depression wetlands  

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Abstract Restoration of coastal plain depressions, a biologically significant and threatened wetland type of the southeastern United States, has received little systematic research. Within the context of an experimental project designed to evaluate several restoration approaches, we tested whether successful revegetation can be achieved by passive methods (recruitment from seed banks or seed dispersal) that allow for wetland self-design in response to hydrologic recovery. For 16 forested depressions that historically had been drained and altered, drainage ditches were plugged to reestablish natural ponding regimes, and the successional forest was harvested to open the sites and promote establishment of emergent wetland vegetation. We sampled seed bank and vegetation composition 1 year before restoration and monitored vegetation response for 3 years after. Following forest removal and ditch plugging, the restored wetlands quickly developed a dense cover of herbaceous plant species, of which roughly half were wetland species. Seed banks were a major source of wetland species for early revegetation. However, hydrologic recovery was slowed by a prolonged drought, which allowed nonwetland plant species to establish from seed banks and dispersal or to regrow after site harvest. Some nonwetland species were later suppressed by ponded conditions in the third year, but resprouting woody plants persisted and could alter the future trajectory of revegetation. Some characteristic wetland species were largely absent in the restored sites, indicating that passive methods may not fully replicate the composition of reference systems. Passive revegetation was partially successful, but regional droughts present inherent challenges to restoring depressional wetlands whose hydrologic regimes are strongly controlled by rainfall variability.

De Steven, Diane; Sharitz, Rebecca R.; Singer, Julian H.; Barton, Christopher D.

2006-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Heart . Author manuscript Effects of depressive symptoms and coronary heart disease and their  

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Heart . Author manuscript Page /1 11 Effects of depressive symptoms and coronary heart disease separately in patients with coronary heart disease (CHD) and in populations healthy at study inception and CHD status. OBJECTIVE To examine effects of depressive symptoms and coronary heart disease

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The effects of complementary and alternative medicine on the speech of patients with depression  

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It is well documented that patients suffering from depression exhibit articulatory timing deficits and speech that is monotonous and lacking pitch variation. Traditional remediation of depression has left many patients with adverse side effects and ineffective outcomes. Recent studies indicate that many Americans are seeking complementary and alternative forms of medicine to supplement traditional therapy approaches. The current investigation wishes to determine the efficacy of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) on the remediation of speech deficits associated with depression. Subjects with depression and normal controls will participate in an 8?week treatment session using polarity therapy a form of CAM. Subjects will be recorded producing a series of spontaneous and narrative speech samples. Acoustic analysis of mean fundamental frequency (F0) variation in F0 (standard deviation of F0) average rate of F0 change and pause and utterance durations will be conducted. Differences pre? and post?CAM therapy between subjects with depression and normal controls will be discussed.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Chemical exposures and central nervous system cancers: a case-control study among workers at two nuclear facilities  

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In a nested case-control study of workers employed between 1943 and 1977 at two nuclear facilities, we evaluated the possible association of primary CNS cancers with occupational exposure to chemicals. Seventy-two white male and 17 white female workers who, according to the information on death certificates, died of primary CNS cancers were identified as cases. For each case, four controls were matched on race, sex, facility at which initially employed (cohort), year of birth, and year of hire. Each job title/department combination was subjectively evaluated for potential exposure to each of 26 chemicals or chemical groups. Statistically significant associations were not found between CNS cancer deaths and any of the 26 chemicals. An increased risk of CNS cancer occurrence was observed among subjects employed for more than 20 yr (OR = 7.0, 95% CI = 1.2,41.1, cases = 9).

Carpenter, A.V.; Flanders, W.D.; Frome, E.L.; Tankersley, W.G.; Fry, S.A.

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Laser Capture Microdissection Assessment of Virus Compartmentalization in the Central Nervous Systems of Macaques Infected with Neurovirulent Simian Immunodeficiency Virus  

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...amplify viral RNA from laser capture samples, and...of gp41 increases the fusion activity of the virion by efficient exposure of fusion epitopes followed by binding...for assistance with laser capture microdissection...Gutmann, M Opravil, and HF Gunthard, Swiss HIV Cohort...

Kenta Matsuda; Charles R. Brown; Brian Foley; Robert Goeken; Sonya Whitted; Que Dang; Fan Wu; Ronald Plishka; Alicia Buckler-White; Vanessa M. Hirsch

2013-05-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Incidence of first primary central nervous system tumors in California, 20012005: children, adolescents and teens  

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doi:10.1002/pbc.21129 43. Stiller CA (2007) International3) Steliarova-Foucher E, Stiller C, Lacour B, Kaatsch P (

Brown, Monica; Schrot, Rudolph; Bauer, Katrina; Dodge, Jennifer

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Loss of Heterozygosity on 6q, 16q, and 17p in Human Central Nervous System Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors  

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...MATERIALS AND METHODS The patient material used in this study come from...17p marker loss in 6 PNET. Diagram of al -eleloss patterns among...become dominant during in vitro handling (35). Only one tumor in...PNETs have a loss of genetic material from chromosomes 17p, 6q...

Gregory A. Thomas and Corey Raffel

1991-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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One universal task carried out by the nervous system is the extraction and enhancement of sensory signals that are relevant  

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). Weakly electric fish possess an organ that produces an electric discharge (electric organ discharge; EOD). In Apteronotus, the EOD creates a quasi-sinusoidal electric field with a fundamental frequency of approximately 1 similar to the fish's own EOD, is mediated by tuberous receptors, whereas the low-frequency electrosense

Hartmann, Mitra J. Z.

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A homeotic gene expression map in the central nervous system of larval Drosophila melanogaster: a quest for the holy engrailed  

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. In this study cellular maps of the expression of the homeotic gene engrailed within the thoracic ventral ganglion of Drosophila larvae were created. Additionally, a staining technique used to label both engrailed expressing cells and dividing neuroblasts within...

Evers, Bret Michael

2013-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Ultradian rhythms and temporal coherence in sleep EEG in depressed children and adolescents  

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Background: It has been suggested that a primary ultradian (80120 minute) rhythm disturbance in EEG underlies sleep abnormalities in adults with depression. The present study evaluated ultradian rhythm disturbances in childhood and adolescent depression. Methods: Sleep macroarchitecture and temporal coherence in quantitative EEG rhythms were investigated in 50 medication-free outpatients with major depression (25 children and 25 adolescents) and 15 healthy normal controls (5 children and 10 adolescents). Results: Few of the macroarchitectural measures showed significant group effects. In fact, age and sex effects were stronger than disease-dependent components. Temporal coherence of EEG rhythms during sleep did differentiate those with MDD from controls. Both depressed children and adolescents had lower intrahemispheric coherence, whereas interhemispheric was only lower in depressed adolescents in comparison with controls. Gender differences were evident in adolescents, but not children, with MDD with lowest interhemispheric coherence in adolescent girls. Conclusions: These findings are in keeping with increased risk for depression in females beginning at adolescence and extending throughout adulthood. It was suggested that low temporal coherence in depression reflects a disruption in the fundamental basic rest-activity cycle of arousal and organization in the brain that is strongly influenced by gender.

Roseanne Armitage; Graham J Emslie; Robert F Hoffmann; Warren A Weinberg; Robert A Kowatch; Jeanne Rintelmann; A.John Rush

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Neural network based design of cellular manufacturing systems  

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systems do". The simple elements are called processing units [PU) and are the parallel of the neurons of the nervous system. A simple PU is shown in Figure 3. Between two PU's there is a dzrected interconnection which is the parallel of the synapses... connecting the neurons in the nervous system. The direction of the interconnection between two PU's decide which unit receives input from the other. The inputs to the PU j is the output from other PU's along the interconnections directed towards j or input...

Ramachandran, Satheesh

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Depression of Protein Synthetic Capacity Due to Cloned-Gene Expression in E. coli  

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Depression of Protein Synthetic Capacity Due to Cloned-Gene Expression in E. coli Thomas K. Wood using pulse-labelling and RNA-DNA hybridiza- tions. Specifically, the steady-state level, synthesis rate

Wood, Thomas K.

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Dopamine neurons modulate neural encoding and expression of depression-related behaviour  

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Major depression is characterized by diverse debilitating symptoms that include hopelessness and anhedonia1. Dopamine neurons involved in reward and motivation are among many neural populations that have been hypothesized ...

Tye, Kay

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the use of flyers posted in a wide variety of public locations... 120 minutes; d. Meet DSM-IV criteria for major depression (single or recurrent); e. ... Source: Urry, Heather L....

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On climatic changes due to a deliberate flooding of the Qattara depression (Egypt)  

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A numerical mesoscale model has been applied to make a preliminary evaluation of the mesoscale climatic changes due to a deliberate flooding of the Qattara depression in Egypt. Simulation of a typical summer syno...

M. Segal; R. A. Pielke; Y. Mahrer

1990-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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On climatic changes due to a deliberate flooding of the Qattara depression (Egypt)  

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A numerical mesoscale model has been applied to make a preliminary evaluation of the mesoscale climatic changes due to a deliberate flooding of the Qattara depression in Egypt. Simulation of a typical summer syno...

M. Segal; R. A. Pielke; Y. Mahrer

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Low maximal oxygen uptake is associated with elevated depressive symptoms in middle-aged men  

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A low level of physical activity has been associated with depression, and increased physical activity has been found to have a positive effect on mood. However, the association between maximal oxygen uptake (VO2m...

T. Tolmunen; J. A. Laukkanen; J. Hintikka; S. Kurl

2006-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of Major Depression on the Self-Image of Adolescent Boys and Girls  

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We investigated the specific impact of major depressive disorder (MDD) on the self-image of adolescent boys and girls seeking outpatient treatment. We used the Offer Self-Image Questionnaire (OSIQ) to compare ...

Veijo Korhonen; Eila Laukkanen; Sirkka Peiponen

2001-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Predictive effects of previous episodes on the risk of recurrence in depressive and bipolar disorders  

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Findings from several studies have suggested that the risk of recurrence increases with the number of previous episodes in depressive and bipolar disorders. However, a comprehensive and critical review of the ...

Lars Vedel Kessing MD; DMSc

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - affect inbreeding depression Sample Search...  

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search results for: affect inbreeding depression Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 TRENDS in Ecology & Evolution Vol.17 No.5 May 2002 http:tree.trends.com 0169-534702 see front...

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Depressive and anxiety disorders in primary care: factors affecting physicians' use of screening information  

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DEPRESSIVE AND ANXIETY DISORDERS IN PRIMARY CARE: FACTORS AFFECTING PHYSICIANS' USE OF SCREENING INFORMATION A Thesis by ASHLEY MEREDITH MANER Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas ASrM University in partial fulfillment... of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE December 1999 Major Subject: Psychology DEPRESSIVE AND ANXIETY DISORDERS IN PRIMARY CARE: FACTORS AFFECTING PHYSICIANS* USE OF SCREENING INFORMATION A Thesis by ASHLEY MEREDITH MANER Submitted to Texas A...

Maner, Ashley Meredith

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Intensity of depression as a function of shifts in frequency of reinforcement / by Kimberly Crane Oppenheimer  

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of depression. Specifically, the largest reward decrements produced the greatest performance decrements. In a related area, Hulse ( 1958), Wagner ( 1961), and Roberts ( 1969) independently offer support for a schedule by magnitude of reinforcement... of depression. Specifically, the largest reward decrements produced the greatest performance decrements. In a related area, Hulse ( 1958), Wagner ( 1961), and Roberts ( 1969) independently offer support for a schedule by magnitude of reinforcement...

Oppenheimer, Kimberly Crane

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Control of hardwood regeneration in restored carolina bay depression wetlands.  

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Carolina bays are depression wetlands located in the coastal plain region of the eastern United States. Disturbance of this wetland type has been widespread, and many sites contain one or more drainage ditches. Restoration of bays is of interest because they are important habitats for rare flora and fauna. Previous bay restoration projects have identified flood-tolerant woody competitors in the seedbank and re-sprouting as impediments to the establishment of desired herbaceous wetland vegetation communities. We restored 3 bays on the Savannah River Site, South Carolina, by plugging drainage ditches, harvesting residual pine/hardwood stands within the bays, and monitoring the vegetative response of the seedbank to the hydrologic change. We applied a foliar herbicide on one-half of each bay to control red maple (Acerrubrum), sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua), and water oak (Quercus nigra) sprouting, and we tested its effectiveness across a hydrologic gradient in each bay. Hardwood regeneration was partially controlled by flooding in bays that exhibited long growing season hydroperiods. The findings also indicated that herbicide application was an effective means for managing hardwood regeneration and re-sprouting in areas where hydrologic control was ineffective. Herbicide use had no effect on species richness in the emerging vegetation community. In late-season drawdown periods, or in bays where hydroperiods are short, more than one herbicide application may be necessary.

Moser, Lee, J.; Barton, Christopher, D.; Blake, John, I.

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The therapeutic alliance in a naturalistic psychiatric setting: Temporal relations with depressive symptom change  

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AbstractObjective Numerous studies have reported associations between the therapeutic alliance and depressive symptom improvement in outpatient samples. However, little is known regarding the temporal relationship between the alliance and symptom change among relatively severely depressed patients receiving treatment in naturalistic, psychiatric hospital settings. Method Adult patients with major depression (n=103) receiving combined cognitive behavioral therapy and pharmacological treatment at a psychiatric hospital completed repeated assessments of the therapeutic alliance and depressive symptoms, as well as a pretreatment assessment of their expectation of symptom improvement. Results Results indicated that the alliance and treatment outcome expectancies significantly predicted subsequent depressive symptom change. However, in a model in which prior symptom change and treatment outcome expectancies were statistically controlled, the alliance-outcome association was rendered nonsignificant. The alliance was significantly associated with prior symptom improvement. Conclusions Findings highlight the importance of controlling for plausible third variable and temporal confounds to minimize biased estimates of alliance-outcome associations in future studies. Overall, results were more consistent with the alliance being a consequence, rather than a cause, of symptom change. Finally, findings contribute to a growing body of evidence supporting the role of treatment outcome expectancies in predicting symptom improvement, even within our relatively severely depressed sample.

Christian A. Webb; Courtney Beard; Randy P. Auerbach; Eliza Menninger; Thrstur Bjrgvinsson

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Examining Change in Symptoms of Depression, Anxiety, and Stress in Adults after Treatment of Chronic Cough: A Dissertation.  

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??Background: Chronic cough is a common health problem with variable success rates to standardized treatment. Psychologic symptoms of depression, anxiety, and stress have been reported (more)

French, Cynthia L.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Alliance-Outcome Association in CBT and Usual Care for Youth Depression Delivered in Community Settings.  

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??The child-therapist alliance is believed to be a critical ingredient of successful psychotherapy for youth depression. However, only a few studies have examined the association (more)

Avny, Shelley

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Platelet hyperactivity, neurobehavioral symptoms and depression among Indian women chronically exposed to low level of arsenic  

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Abstract The prevalence of neurobehavioral symptoms (NBS) and depression has been investigated in premenopausal rural women of West Bengal, India enrolled from arsenic (As) endemic (groundwater As 1150?g/L; n=342) and control areas (As level?10?g/L; n=312). The subjective symptoms questionnaire and Beck's 21-point depression inventory-II were used for the detection of NBS and depression, respectively. Platelet P-selectin expression was measured by flow cytometry, plasma neurotransmitter activity with high performance liquid chromatography and groundwater As level by atomic absorption spectroscopy. The As level in groundwater was 2.721.18?g/L in control and 28.313.51?g/L in endemic areas (p0.05) from that of controls. Moreover, women from endemic areas had 2.3-times more P-selectin-expressing platelets in their circulation (pIndian women in their child-bearing age.

Bidisha Mukherjee; Banani Bindhani; Hirak Saha; Dona Sinha; Manas Ranjan Ray

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Implicit and self-attributed affiliation motive congruence and depression: The moderating role of perfectionism  

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The current study further explores Langan-Fox, Canty, and Sankeys (2010) conceptual framework for the moderation of the relationship between implicit and self-attributed motive congruency and psychological well-being. Consistent with this framework, we found evidence for moderation effects in a secondary data analysis of a sample (N=441) drawn from the Eugene-Springfield Community Sample longitudinal dataset. Firstly, the previously unsubstantiated congruent-absent promotion-hypothesis was supported as low/low affiliation motive congruence was associated with decreased depression at high levels of perfectionism. Second, the previously unreported incongruent overclaiming exacerbation-hypothesis was supported with the negative effects (i.e., high depression) of low/high affiliation motive incongruence being exacerbated at high levels of perfectionism. The findings support and extend the motive congruence moderation framework and suggest ways in which depression can be ameliorated.

Janice Langan-Fox; James M. Canty

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Amantadine preserves dopamine level and attenuates depression-like behavior induced by traumatic brain injury in rats  

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Abstract Traumatic brain injury (TBI) often results in multiple neuropsychiatric sequelae, including cognitive, emotional, and behavioral problems. Among them, depression is a common psychiatric symptom, and links to poorer recovery. Amantadine, as an antiparkinsonian, increases dopamine release, and blocks dopamine reuptake, but has recently received attention for its effectiveness as an antidepressant. In the present study, we first induced a post-TBI depression rat model to probe the efficacy of amantadine therapy in reducing post-TBI depression. The DA concentration in the striatum of the injured rats, as well as the degeneration and apoptosis of dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra (SN), were checked along with the depression-like behavior. The results showed that amantadine therapy could significantly ameliorate the depression-like behavior, improving the DA level in the striatum and decreasing the degeneration and apoptosis of dopaminergic neurons in the SN. The results indicated that the anti-depression effect may result from the increase of extracellular DA concentration in the striatum and/or the indirect neuroprotection on the dopaminergic neurons in the SN. We conclude that DA plays a critical role in post-TBI depression, and that amantadine shows its potential value in anti-depression treatment for TBI.

Liang Tan; Gongfei Ge; Jun Tang; Chuhua Fu; Wangsheng Duanmu; Yujie Chen; Rong Hu; Jianfeng Sui; Xin Liu; Hua Feng

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of Strengthening and Dissipating Mesoscale Convective Systems Propagating off the West African Coast  

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A large number of Atlantic tropical depressions are generated in the eastern basin in relation to the African easterly wave (AEW) and embedded mesoscale convective systems (MCSs) coming from the African continent. In this paper, the structures of ...

Abdou L. Dieng; Laurence Eymard; Saidou M. Sall; Alban Lazar; Marion Leduc-Leballeur

2014-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bad money and distributive conflict: is stagflation coming back after the great depression?  

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1 Bad money and distributive conflict: is stagflation coming back after the great depression? Angel is that bad money has been (endogenously) delivered which did not lead to a proportionate increase of real to limit the artificial increase of assets prices, the circulating bad money may trigger a generalized

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Birth Origin Differentially Affects Depressive-Like Behaviours: Are Captive-Born Cynomolgus Monkeys  

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More Vulnerable to Depression than Their Wild-Born Counterparts? Sandrine M.J. Camus1,2 , Ce. Citation: Camus SMJ, Rochais C, Blois-Heulin C, Li Q, Hausberger M, et al. (2013) Birth Origin July 4, 2013 Copyright: ? 2013 Camus et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms

Boyer, Edmond

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Arain garden is a planted depression that is designed to absorb rainwater runoff from  

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rain gardens Arain garden is a planted depression that is designed to absorb rainwater runoff from research opportunities for students and faculty studying urban ecosystems. Campus stormwater projects to the campus environment. Cisterns collect rainfall from buildings and other impervious surfaces for reuse

Scott, Robert A.

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Synaptic Transmission Depressed by Colchicine Blockade of Axoplasmic Flow  

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...AXOPLASMIC FLOW RATES IN MONKEY OPTIC SYSTEM, NEUROLOGY 20 : 607 ( 1970 ). CUENOD, M, IN PRESS . CUENOD, M, INFORMATION TRANSFER . CUENOD, M, ENLARGED SYNAPTIC VESICLES AS AN EARLY SIGN OF SECONDARY DEGENERATION IN OPTIC NERVE TERMINALS...

M. Peri?I?; M. Cunod

1972-03-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Regional variation of formation water chemistry and diagenesis reaction in underpressured system: example from Shiwu depression  

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solid (TDS) content ranges from 1000 to 7600 mg/l and increases with depth. In this halite-free basin or reverse chemical osmosis (Graf, 1982), halite and potash salt dissolution (Hanor, 1987), evaporatively

Jiao, Jiu Jimmy

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An Investigation of Maintenance and the Correlates of Depression: Rumination, Emotion Regulation, Cognitive Inhibition, Sleep and Diet  

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Prior research has shown that depression is highly correlated with rumination, difficulties with emotion regulation and cognitive inhibition, and changes in sleep and appetite. Yet, little information exists regarding ...

Harfmann, Elisabeth

2013-08-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Problem-solving versus cognitive restructuring of medically ill seniors with depression (PROMISE-D trial): study protocol and design  

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of late-life depression (PAA and PJR) and cognitive behav-Authors contributions LS, PAA, MKN, TM and HMC werePST intervention was developed by PAA and PJR and the CBT

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Prospective Evaluation of Pretreatment Executive Cognitive Impairment and Depression in Patients Referred for Radiotherapy  

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Purpose: Cancer patients are at risk of cognitive impairment and depression. We sought to ascertain the prevalence of executive, visuospatial, memory, and general cognitive performance deficits before radiotherapy in a radiation oncology clinic referral population and correlate the neurocognitive measures with the depression symptom burden. Methods and Materials: A total of 122 sequential patients referred for radiotherapy evaluation were administered a test battery composed of the Executive Interview (EXIT25), Executive Clock Drawing Task (CLOX1 and CLOX2), Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE), Memory Impairment Screen (MIS), and Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS). The mean age {+-} standard deviation was 58 {+-} 17 years. Of 122 patients, 24 (20%) had been referred for breast cancer, 21 (17%) for gastrointestinal cancer, 17 (14%) for genitourinary disease, and 8 (7%) for brain lesions; the rest were a variety of tumor sites. The cognitive performance among the tumor cohorts was compared using Bonferroni-corrected analysis of variance and Tukey-Kramer tests. Pearson correlation coefficients were determined between each cognitive instrument and the GDS. Results: Of the 122 patients, 52 (43%) exhibited a detectable executive cognition decrement on one or more test measures. Five percent had poor memory performance (MIS), 18% had poor visuospatial performance (CLOX2), and 13% had poor global cognition (MMSE). Patients with brain tumors performed substantially worse on the EXIT25. No between-group differences were found for CLOX1, CLOX2, MIS, or GDS performance. The EXIT25 scores correlated significantly with the GDS scores (r = 0.26, p = 0.005). Conclusions: The results of this study have shown that patients referred for radiotherapy exhibit cognitive impairment profiles comparable to those observed in acutely ill medical inpatients. Executive control impairment appears more prevalent than global cognitive deficits, visuospatial impairment, or depression.

Fuller, Clifton D. [Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX (United States); Graduate Division of Radiological Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX (United States); Department of Radiation Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR (United States)], E-mail: fullercd@uthscsa.edu; Schillerstrom, Jason E. [Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX (United States); Jones, William E. [Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX (United States); Boersma, Melissa [Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX (United States); Radiation Oncology Consultants, Tulsa, OK (United States); Royall, Donald R. [Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX (United States); Fuss, Martin [Department of Radiation Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR (United States)

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Drugs affecting autonomic functions or the extrapyramidal system  

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Publisher Summary This chapter discusses the drugs that stimulate ?- and ?-adrenoceptors. These drugs include Adrenaline (epinephrine), ephedrine, and pseudoephrine. The effects of ephedrine and pseudoephedrine on the cardiovascular system are presented. Ephedrine and pseudoephedrine also have the potential for neuropsychiatric adverse events. The chapter discusses the adverse effects of levodopa, a drug that acts on dopamine receptors, on the nervous- and psychiatric-system. The adverse effects of dopamine receptor agonists are discussed on cardiovascular-, respiratory-, and nervous system. Most of the dopamine receptor agonists in current use are ergot derivatives, and these are known to cause serosal fibroinflammatory syndromes. The ergot alkaloids and related agents are discussed in the chapter. Despite the advent of the triptans, ergotamine is still used in the treatment of migraine, sometimes with predictable adverse effects.

Michael Schachter

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Children's residential exposures to flame retardants, pesticides and pesticide degradation products, and the relationship of pesticides with autonomic nervous system functioning  

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in urine. Public Health Implications & Future Directions.findings, public health implications and future directions96 Public Health Implications and Future

Quiros Alcala, Lesliam

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Spontaneous and Nitrosourea-induced Primary Tumors of the Central Nervous System in Fischer 344 Rats Exposed to Frequency-modulated Microwave Fields  

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...were 750 pups for distribution into the final...G. Z.). In planning this study, a...fields (25) . Energy absorption levels...modeling verified by electric probe measurements...anionic charge distribution on strands of glycoprotein...fields with absorbed energies below 5 W/kg...

W. Ross Adey; Craig V. Byus; Christopher D. Cain; Robert J. Higgins; Robert A. Jones; Charles J. Kean; Niels Kuster; Anne MacMurray; Robert B. Stagg; and Grenith Zimmerman

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The multiple-channel cochlear implant: the interface between sound and the central nervous system for hearing, speech, and language in deaf peoplea personal perspective  

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...perception that allowed effective use of the device without lip-reading. When the clinical...a young age, being trained to develop listening skills and language, and educated with...people, and the surgical placement of the device. The perception of electrically coded...

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Curr. Med. Chem. Central Nervous System Agents, 2005, 5, 000-000 1 1568-0150/05 $50.00+.00 2005 Bentham Science Publishers Ltd.  

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Bentham Science Publishers Ltd. A Review of Methods for Computational Prediction of Blood-Brain Parti molecules through the blood-brain barrier. Keywords: Blood-brain partition coefficient, computer simulations, QSAR. INTRODUCTION The blood-brain barrier is in essence a mechanism for preventing the entry

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Children's residential exposures to flame retardants, pesticides and pesticide degradation products, and the relationship of pesticides with autonomic nervous system functioning  

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severity in children with sickle cell disease." Clin Autonimpairment for children with sickle cell disease." Jourl ofAmerican children with sickle-cell disease (Pearson, Alkon

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Viscosity depressant  

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n....A substance that, when added in a relatively minor amount to a liquid, lowers its viscosity. Such materials, e.g., ethoxylated ... often incorporated in vinyl plastisols to lower their viscosities

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Central depression in the charge distributions of He3 and He4  

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Recently Ballot and Fabre de la Ripelle pointed out that the central depression in the "empirical" point proton distribution of He3 could be attributed to the two-pion-exchange three-body force. We examine this mechanism by constructing simple phenomenological wave functions of the form of f(x)f(y)f(z)[1-?g(x)g(y)(3 cos2?z-1)]n, where x, y, and z are the interparticle distances, cos?z=x?y?xy, n=12or1, and ? implies the cyclic summation over x, y, and z. The angle dependent term simulates the effect of the two-pion-exchange three-body force. We find that the density near the origin is indeed very sensitive to the angle dependent term of the model wave function, and the central depression can be easily fitted. The analysis is extended to He4, with similar results. We then try to relate the model wave function of He3 to the two-pion-exchange three-body force by a variational calculation. About one third of the phenomenological angle dependent term can be obtained, but the result is quite sensitive to the short-range part of the three-body force.NUCLEAR STRUCTURE Charge distributions of He3 and He4, effect of three-body force.

Y. Nogami; N. Ohtsuka; L. Consoni

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The effects of amount of home meditation practice in Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy on hazard of relapse to depression in the Staying Well after Depression Trial  

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Abstract Few empirical studies have explored the associations between formal and informal mindfulness home practice and outcome in Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT). In this study ninety-nine participants randomised to MBCT in a multi-centre randomised controlled trial completed self-reported ratings of home practice over 7 treatment weeks. Recurrence of Major Depression was assessed immediately after treatment, and at 3, 6, 9, and 12-months post-treatment. Results identified a significant association between mean daily duration of formal home practice and outcome and additionally indicated that participants who reported that they engaged in formal home practice on at least 3 days a week during the treatment phase were almost half as likely to relapse as those who reported fewer days of formal practice. These associations were independent of the potentially confounding variable of participant-rated treatment plausibility. The current study identified no significant association between informal home practice and outcome, although this may relate to the inherent difficulties in quantifying informal home mindfulness practice. These findings have important implications for clinicians discussing mindfulness-based interventions with their participants, in particular in relation to MBCT, where the amount of participant engagement in home practice appears to have a significant positive impact on outcome.

Catherine Crane; Rebecca S. Crane; Catrin Eames; Melanie J.V. Fennell; Sarah Silverton; J. Mark G. Williams; Thorsten Barnhofer

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Post-partum depression in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo: Validation of a concept using a mixed-methods  

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Post-partum depression in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo: Validation of a concept using Agency for International Development (USAID), Democratic Republic of Congo 5 Department of International of Congo, by adapting and validating standard screening instruments. methods Using qualitative interviewing

Scharfstein, Daniel

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TECTONIC VERSUS VOLCANIC ORIGIN OF THE SUMMIT DEPRESSION AT MEDICINE LAKE VOLCANO, CALIFORNIA  

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Medicine Lake Volcano is a Quaternary shield volcano located in a tectonically complex and active zone at the transition between the Basin and Range Province and the Cascade Range of the Pacific Province. The volcano is topped by a 7x12 km elliptical depression surrounded by a discontinuous constructional ring of basaltic to rhyolitic lava flows. This thesis explores the possibility that the depression may have formed due to regional extension (rift basin) or dextral shear (pull-apart basin) rather than through caldera collapse and examines the relationship between regional tectonics and localized volcanism. Existing data consisting of temperature and magnetotelluric surveys, alteration mineral studies, and core logging were compiled and supplemented with additional core logging, field observations, and fault striae studies in paleomagnetically oriented core samples. These results were then synthesized with regional fault data from existing maps and databases. Faulting patterns near the caldera, extension directions derived from fault striae P and T axes, and three-dimensional temperature and alteration mineral models are consistent with slip across arcuate ring faults related to magma chamber deflation during flank eruptions and/or a pyroclastic eruption at about 180 ka. These results are not consistent with a rift or pull-apart basin. Limited subsidence can be attributed to the relatively small volume of ash-flow tuff released by the only known major pyroclastic eruption and is inconsistent with the observed topographic relief. The additional relief can be explained by constructional volcanism. Striae from unoriented and oriented core, augmented by striae measurements in outcrop suggest that Walker Lane dextral shear, which can be reasonably projected from the southeast, has probably propagated into the Medicine Lake area. Most volcanic vents across Medicine Lake Volcano strike north-south, suggesting they are controlled by crustal weakness related to Basin and Range extension. Interaction of dextral shear, Basin and Range extension, and the zone of crustal weakness expressed as the Mount Shasta-Medicine Lake volcanic highland controlled the location and initiation of Medicine Lake Volcano at about 500 ka.

Mark Leon Gwynn

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Tectonic versus volcanic origin of the summit depression at Medicine Lake Volcano, California  

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Medicine Lake Volcano is a Quaternary shield volcano located in a tectonically complex and active zone at the transition between the Basin and Range Province and the Cascade Range of the Pacific Province. The volcano is topped by a 7x12 km elliptical depression surrounded by a discontinuous constructional ring of basaltic to rhyolitic lava flows. This thesis explores the possibility that the depression may have formed due to regional extension (rift basin) or dextral shear (pull-apart basin) rather than through caldera collapse and examines the relationship between regional tectonics and localized volcanism. Existing data consisting of temperature and magnetotelluric surveys, alteration mineral studies, and core logging were compiled and supplemented with additional core logging, field observations, and fault striae studies in paleomagnetically oriented core samples. These results were then synthesized with regional fault data from existing maps and databases. Faulting patterns near the caldera, extension directions derived from fault striae P and T axes, and three-dimensional temperature and alteration mineral models are consistent with slip across arcuate ring faults related to magma chamber deflation during flank eruptions and/or a pyroclastic eruption at about 180 ka. These results are not consistent with a rift or pull-apart basin. Limited subsidence can be attributed to the relatively small volume of ash-flow tuff released by the only known major pyroclastic eruption and is inconsistent with the observed topographic relief. The additional relief can be explained by constructional volcanism. Striae from unoriented and oriented core, augmented by striae measurements in outcrop suggest that Walker Lane dextral shear, which can be reasonably projected from the southeast, has probably propagated into the Medicine Lake area. Most volcanic vents across Medicine Lake Volcano strike north-south, suggesting they are controlled by crustal weakness related to Basin and Range extension. Interaction of dextral shear, Basin and Range extension, and the zone of crustal weakness expressed as the Mount Shasta-Medicine Lake volcanic highland controlled the location and initiation of Medicine Lake Volcano at about 500 ka.

Mark Leon Gwynn

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Blended vs. face-to-face cognitive behavioural treatment for major depression in specialized mental health care: study protocol of a randomized controlled cost-effectiveness trial  

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Depression is a prevalent disorder, associated with a high disease burden and substantial societal, economic and personal costs. Cognitive behavioural treatment has been shown to provide adequate treatment for...

Lisa C Kooistra; Jenneke E Wiersma; Jeroen Ruwaard; Patricia van Oppen

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Treatment of alcohol dependence in patients with co-morbid major depressive disorder predictors for the outcomes with memantine and escitalopram medication  

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Alcohol dependence comorbid with major depressive disorder poses a major challenge in the clinical setting. The results in the treatment with selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors have been conflicting. Thus, ...

Leea H Muhonen; Jari Lahti; David Sinclair

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MAJOR DEPRESSION AND INSULIN RESISTANCE AMONG NONDIABETIC U.S. ADULTS AGED 20-39 YEARS: THE ROLES OF GENDER AND RACE/ETHNICITY  

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The relationship between depression and insulin resistance has been evaluated in previous studies but with conflicting results. No study was found that investigates the role of race/ethnicity in the relationship between ...

Shen, Qiuhua

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Locus of control and spiritual meaning as mediators of relations among religious orientation and anxious symptomatology and depressive symptomatology  

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LOCUS OF CONTROL ANDf SPIRITUAL MEANING AS MEDfIATORS OF RELATIONS AMONG RELIGIOUS ORIENTATION ANDf ANXIOUS SYMPTOMATOLOGY ANDf DfEPRESSIVE SYMPTOMATOLOGY A Dfissertation by ELIZABETH STIRLING WILEY Submitted to the Office... OF RELATIONS AMONG RELIGIOUS ORIENTATION AND ANXIOUS SYMPTOMATOLOGY AND DEPRESSIVE SYMPTOMATOLOGY A Dissertation by ELIZABETH STIRLING WILEY Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment...

Wiley, Elizabeth Stirling

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Hardwood re-sprout control in hydrologically restored Carolina Bay depression wetlands.  

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Carolina bays are isolated depression wetlands located in the upper coastal plain region of the eastern Unites States. Disturbance of this wetland type has been widespread, and many sites contain one or more drainage ditches as a result of agricultural conversion. Restoration of bays is of interest because they are important habitats for rare flora and fauna species. Previous bay restoration projects have identified woody competitors in the seedbank and re-sprouting as impediments to the establishment of herbaceous wetland vegetation communities. Three bays were hydrologically restored on the Savannah River Site, SC, by plugging drainage ditches. Residual pine/hardwood stands within the bays were harvested and the vegetative response of the seedbank to the hydrologic change was monitored. A foliar herbicide approved for use in wetlands (Habitat (Isopropylamine salt of Imazapyr)) was applied on one-half of each bay to control red maple (Acer rubrum L.), sweet gum (Liquidambar styraciflua L.), and water oak (Quercus nigra L.) sprouting. The effectiveness of the foliar herbicide was tested across a hydrologic gradient in an effort to better understand the relationship between depth and duration of flooding, the intensity of hardwood re-sprout pressure, and the need for hardwood management practices such as herbicide application.

Moser, Lee, Justin

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Clinician, Parent, and Child Prediction of Medication or Placebo in Double-Blind Depression Study  

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To evaluate how well a blind is maintained in a double-blind study. Clinicians (n = 66), parents (n = 62), and depressed child/adolescent subjects (n = 62) predicted whether the patient had been on either placebo or active medication at the end of an eight-week double-blind placebo versus fluoxetine trial. Clinician, patient and parents' guesses as to which treatment they had received were at a chance level based on an overall analysis. However, when clinical response and condition assignment were controlled, all were correctly predicting placebo treatment but not medication treatment. The finding that subjects, parents and clinicians predict at a chance level is important for double-blind study design integrity. However, clinicians, parents and subjects were accurately predicting placebo treatment when clinical response and the assigned condition were taken into account but not medication. Since they do not know condition however, all remain essentially blinded, and this is an important finding for design and analysis integrity for double-blind studies.

Carroll W Hughes; Graham Emslie; Robert Kowatch; Warren Weinberg; Jeanne Rintelmann; A.John Rush

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Diagenetic origin of ironstone crusts in the Lower Cenomanian Bahariya Formation, Bahariya Depression, Western Desert, Egypt  

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Abstract In this paper, a new interpretation of the ironstone crusts of the Bahariya Formation as late diagenetic products is provided. The siliciclastic Lower Cenomanian Bahariya Formation outcropping in the northern part of the Bahariya Depression (Western Desert, Egypt) is subdivided into three informal units that are mainly composed of thinly laminated siltstone, cross-bedded and massive sandstone, fossiliferous sandstone/sandy limestone and variegated shale. Abundant ironstone crusts occur preferentially within its lower and upper units but are absent in the middle unit. The ironstone crusts show selective replacement of carbonate components, including calcretes, by iron oxyhydroxides. More permeable parts of the terrigenous beds such as burrow traces, subaerial exposure surfaces, concretionary features and soft-sediment deformation structures led to heterogeneous distribution of the iron oxyhydroxides. A variety of diagenetic minerals, where goethite and hematite are the main end-products, were characterized by mineralogical analysis (XRD), petrography and SEM observation, and geochemical determinations (EMPA). Other diagenetic minerals include Fe-dolomite/ankerite, siderite, manganese minerals, barite, silica, illite/smectite mixed-layer, and bitumen. These minerals are interpreted to be formed in different diagenetic stages. Some minerals, especially those formed during eodiagenesis, show features indicative of biogenic activity. During burial, dolomite and ankerite replaced preferentially the depositional carbonates and infilled secondary porosity as well. Also during mesodiagenesis, the decomposition of organic matter resulted in the formation of bitumen and created reducing conditions favorable for the mobilization of iron-rich fluids in divalent stage. Telodiagenesis of the Cenomanian Bahariya deposits took place during the TuronianSantonian uplift of the region. This resulted in partial or total dissolution of Fe-dolomite and ankerite which was concomitant to iron oxyhydroxide precipitation upon mixing with shallow oxygenated water. Circulation of reducing iron-rich fluids through fractures and inter and intrastratal discontinuities is proposed as an alternative model to explain the controversial source of iron for the ironstone crusts of the Bahariya Formation. The origin of iron-rich fluids is probably related to the basement rocks. The provided model relates the fluid movements through fractures and discontinuities with the preferential replacement of carbonates. This combination of processes is consistent with the heterogeneous geometries and the wide distribution of the ironstones.

A.M. Afify; M.E. Sanz-Montero; J.P. Calvo; H.A. Wanas

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Classical LQG's limitation and modification in stochastic vibration system  

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The function of control force is deduced by stochastic averaging method in shochastic vibration system.It is found that classical LQG is not full optimization because control force from displacement is of no effect to depress stochastic response.A modified vLQG control strategy is proposed . Numerical result shows that vLQG has better control effectiveness comparing with classical LQG control strategy.

Yinmiao Luo

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Development and validation of in vitro systems for measuring norepinephrine-induced luteinizing hormone releasing hormone release from the bovine median eminence  

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and test substances. Neural control of' reproduction, specifically neuro- transmitter control of LHRH is poorly understood in the cow. The central noradrenergic system plays a decisive role in LH release. Since the early work of Markee et al.... In this way, the central nervous system can transfer information to the hypophysis. In the early 1960's several researchers demonstrated the presence of a substance with LH releasing activity in hypothalamic extracts of rats. McCann (1962) formulated...

Case, Kathryn Ann

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Baseline screening tools as indicators for symptom outcomes and health services utilization in a collaborative care model for depression in primary care: a practice-based observational study  

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AbstractObjective Within a practice-based collaborative care program for depression, we examined associations between positive baseline screens for comorbid mental and behavioral health problems, depression remission and utilization after 1 year. Methods This observational study of 1507 depressed adults examined baseline screens for hazardous drinking (Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test score?8), severe anxiety (Generalized Anxiety Disorder 7-item score ?15) and bipolar disorder [Mood Disorders Questionnaire (MDQ) positive screen]; 6-month depression remission; primary care, psychiatric, emergency department (ED) and inpatient visits 1 year postbaseline; and multiple covariates. Analyses included logistic and zero-inflated negative binomial regression. Results At unadjusted baseline, 60.7% had no positive screens beyond depression, 31.5% had one (mostly severe anxiety), 6.6% had two and 1.2% had all three. In multivariate models, positive screens reduced odds of remission versus no positive screens [e.g., one screen odds ratio (OR)=0.608, p=.000; all three OR=0.152, p=.018]. Screening positive for severe anxiety predicted more postbaseline visits of all types; severe anxiety plus hazardous drinking predicted greater primary care, ED and inpatient; severe anxiety plus MDQ and the combination of all three positive screens both predicted greater psychiatric visits (all p<.05). Regression-adjusted utilization patterns varied across combinations of positive screens. Conclusions Positive screens predicted lower remission. Severe anxiety and its combinations with other positive screens were common and generally predicted greater utilization. Practices may benefit from assessing collaborative care patients presenting with these screening patterns to determine resource allocation.

Nathan D. Shippee; Brooke H. Rosen; Kurt B. Angstman; Manuel E. Fuentes; Ramona S. DeJesus; Steven M. Bruce; Mark D. Williams

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Chemical Label Information Chemical Label Information Chemical Name CAS No. NFPA 704 Label Data Hazard Information Health Fire Reactivity Other acetone 67641 1 3 0 Eye, skin and mucous membrane irritatiion. Central nervous system depression. chloroform 67663 2 0 0 CAR [1] and TERAT [2] Liver and kidney disorders. Eye and skin irritation. Central nervous system depression. Cardiac arrythmia. ethanol 64175 0 3 0 Skin and eye irritation. ethyl alcohol 64175 0 3 0 Skin and eye irritation. hydrofluoric acid 7664393 4 0 0 Acute [3] - Skin contact can lead to bone damage. Skin, eye and mucous membrane irritation. hydrogen peroxide (35 to 52%) 7722841 2 0 1 OX Very irritating to the skin, eye and respiratory tract. hydrogen peroxide (> 52%) 7722841 2 0 3 OX Extremely irritating to the skin, eye and respiratory tract.

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Possible superconductivity in nearly antiferromagnetic itinerant fermion systems  

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Strong spin fluctuations arising in itinerant fermion systems close to a magnetic instability may induce or inhibit superconductivity depending on the nesting wave vector q/sub 0/ for which the instability occurs. If chemically bondq/sub 0/chemically bond is small but finite, triplet pairing is favored and singlet pairing is suppressed as efficiently as in nearly ferromagnetic systems (q/sub 0/ = 0). If chemically bondq/sub 0/chemically bond is large, there is a repulsive contribution from backward scattering by which triplet as well as singlet pairings are strongly depressed. The cases of UPt/sub 3/, CePb/sub 3/, and some organic compounds are considered.

Beal-Monod, M.T.; Bourbonnais, C.; Emery, V.J.

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Effect of decimeter waves on functional state of cardiovascular system, some biochemical and immunological parameters of patients recovering from myocardial infarction  

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Optimum localization of decimeter wave (DMW) treatment and its intensity was determined to investigate the effect of DMW on functional state of the cardiovascular system, and clinical biochemical parameters of patients with myocardial infarction in the early posthospitalization period. It is assumed that the effect of DMW via the segmented autonomic system leads to marked changes in the systems. With delivery of treatment to the DI-DV region, the effect on the heart occurs first through the autonomic nervous system which is shown by its vagotropic effect.

Sorokina, Y.I.; Poshkus, N.B.; Tupitsina, Y.Y.; Volkova, L.P.; Shubina, A.V.; Krasnikov, V.Y.

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HIV-1 Tat depresses DNA-PK{sub CS} expression and DNA repair, and sensitizes cells to ionizing radiation  

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Purpose There is accumulating evidence that cancer patients with human immmunodeficiency virus-1/acquired immunodeficency syndrome (HIV-1/AIDS) have more severe tissue reactions and often develop cutaneous toxic effects when subjected to radiotherapy. Here we explored the effects of the HIV-1 Tat protein on cellular responses to ionizing radiation. Methods and Materials Two Tat-expressing cell lines, TT2 and TE671-Tat, were derived from human rhabdomyosarcoma cells by transfecting with the HIV-1 tat gene. Radiosensitivity was determined using colony-forming ability. Gene expression was assessed by cDNA microarray and immunohybridization. The Comet assay and {gamma}-H2AX foci were use to detect DNA double-strand breaks (DSBs) and repair. Radiation-induced cell cycle changes were detected by flow cytometry. Results The radiosensitivity of TT2 and TE671-Tat cells was significantly increased as compared with parental TE671 cells or the control TE671-pCI cells. Tat also increased proliferation activity. The comet assay and {gamma}H2AX foci detection revealed a decreased capacity to repair radiation-induced DNA DSBs in Tat-expressing cells. Microarray assay demonstrated that the DNA repair gene DNA-PKcs, and cell cycle-related genes Cdc20, Cdc25C, KIF2C and CTS1 were downregulated in Tat-expressing cells. Depression of DNA-PKcs in Tat-expressing cells was further confirmed by RT-PCR and immuno-hybridization analysis. Tat-expressing cells exhibited a prolonged S phase arrest after 4 Gy {gamma}-irradiation, and a noticeable delay in the initiation and elimination of radiation-induced G{sub 2}/M arrest as compared with parental cells. In addition, the G{sub 2}/M arrest was incomplete in TT2 cells. Moreover, HIV-1 Tat resulted in a constitutive overexpression of cyclin B1 protein. Conclusion HIV-1 Tat protein sensitizes cells to ionizing radiation via depressing DNA repair and dysregulating cell cycle checkpoints. These observations provide new insight into the increased tissue reactions of AIDS cancer patients to radiotherapy.

Sun Yi [Department of Radiation Toxicology and Oncology, Beijing Institute of Radiation Medicine, Beijing (China); Huang Yuechen [Department of Radiation Toxicology and Oncology, Beijing Institute of Radiation Medicine, Beijing (China); Xu Qinzhi [Department of Radiation Toxicology and Oncology, Beijing Institute of Radiation Medicine, Beijing (China); Wang Huiping [Department of Radiation Toxicology and Oncology, Beijing Institute of Radiation Medicine, Beijing (China); Bai Bei [Department of Radiation Toxicology and Oncology, Beijing Institute of Radiation Medicine, Beijing (China); Sui Jianli [Department of Radiation Toxicology and Oncology, Beijing Institute of Radiation Medicine, Beijing (China); Zhou Pingkun [Department of Radiation Toxicology and Oncology, Beijing Institute of Radiation Medicine, Beijing (China)]. E-mail: zhoupk@nic.bmi.ac.cn

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Suppressors of Cytokine Signaling 1 and 3 Are Upregulated in Brain Resident Cells in Response to Virus-Induced Inflammation of the Central Nervous System via at Least Two Distinctive Pathways  

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...Cytokine Signaling 1 and 3 Are Upregulated in Brain Resident Cells in Response to Virus-Induced...LCMV model, SOCS mRNA was expressed in brain resident cells, including astrocytes and...found SOCS expression to be upregulated in brain resident cells with a peak on day 7 p...

Maria Abildgaard Steffensen; Christina Fenger; Jeanette Erbo Christensen; Carina Krogsgaard Jrgensen; Maria Rosaria Bassi; Jan Pravsgaard Christensen; Bente Finsen; Allan Randrup Thomsen

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Phosphorylation of Herpes Simplex Virus 1 dUTPase Regulates Viral Virulence and Genome Integrity by Compensating for Low Cellular dUTPase Activity in the Central Nervous System  

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...frequency in progeny virus genomes in the brains of mice where endogenous cellular dUTPase...frequency in progeny virus genomes in the brains of mice where endogenous cellular dUTPase...frequency altered by the mutation in the brains of mice. This is the first report, to...

Akihisa Kato; Jun Arii; Yoshio Koyanagi; Yasushi Kawaguchi

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Muscling In on Depression  

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The mental health benefits of physical exercise are well established, and yet the way in which exercise influences the brain to alter mood is not clearly understood. A recent study by Agudelo and colleagues suggests that kynurenine metabolism in skeletal muscle mediates resilience to stress-induced behavior... Physical activity counters anxiety and stress; a recent study in mice uncovers a molecular pathway that underlies this phenomenon.

Harkin A.

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Reversal alterations of amplitude of low-frequency fluctuations in early and late onset, first-episode, drug-naive depression  

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Background It is unclear how patients with early onset depression (EOD) and late onset depression (LOD) differ at the neural level. Using amplitude of low-frequency fluctuations (ALFF) approach, we are to test the hypothesis of the different abnormal neural activities between patients with EOD and LOD. Methods Fifteen patients with EOD, 15 patients with LOD, 15 young healthy subjects (HS) and 15 old HS were enrolled in the study. ALFF approach was employed to analyze the images. Results ANOVA analysis revealed widespread differences in ALFF values among the four groups throughout frontal, parietal, temporal, occipital cortex, cerebellum and limbic regions. Compared to LOD group, EOD group had higher ALFF in bilateral precuneus, superior medial frontal gyrus and superior frontal gyrus, and lower ALFF in left brainstem and left superior temporal gyrus. Compared to young HS, lower ALFF in left superior/inferior temporal gyrus, left lingual gyrus and right middle occipital gyrus and higher ALFF in left medial frontal gyrus and bilateral superior frontal gyrus were seen in the EOD group; in contrast, in the LOD group, lower ALFF in bilateral superior frontal gyrus and higher ALFF in left superior temporal gyrus were observed. Further ROC analysis suggested that the mean ALFF values in the bilateral superior frontal gyrus and left superior temporal gyrus could serve as markers to separate patients with EOD from individuals with LOD. Conclusions Patients with EOD and LOD exhibit reversal pattern of abnormal ALFF in bilateral superior frontal gyrus and left superior temporal gyrus.

Wen-bin Guo; Feng Liu; Guang-lei Xun; Mao-rong Hu; Xiao-feng Guo; Chang-qing Xiao; Hua-fu Chen; Sarah C. Wooderson; Jin-dong Chen; Jing-ping Zhao

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

174

Metering Systems  

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A variety of metering systems are currently on the market for Federal facility implementation. The information below outlines common metering system capabilities and common metering system components.

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Copyright 2001 by the Genetics Society of America Inbreeding Depression in Small Populations of Self-Incompatible Plants  

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of Self-Incompatible Plants Sylvain Gle´min,*, Thomas Bataillon,* Joe¨lle Ronfort,* Agne`s Mignot, France Manuscript received August 8, 2000 Accepted for publication August 10, 2001 ABSTRACT Self-incompatibility of SI systems. SELF-INCOMPATIBILITY (SI) systems provide an secondarily evolve through the breakdown

Bataillon, Thomas

176

Simulation of Monsoon Depressions Using WRF-VAR: Impact of Different Background Error Statistics and Lateral Boundary Conditions  

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In a variational data assimilation system, background error statistics (BES) spread the influence of the observations in space and filter analysis increments through dynamic balance or statistical relationships. In a data-sparse region such as the ...

A. Routray; S. C. Kar; P. Mali; K. Sowjanya

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

177

Computer System,  

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undergraduate summer institute http:institutes.lanl.govistisummer-school 2015 Computer System, Cluster, and Networking Summer Institute Purpose The Computer System,...

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The association between depressive symptoms in the community, non-psychiatric hospital admission and hospital outcomes: a systematic review.  

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- sequent use of health and social services. Arch Gerontol Geriatr 2006;42: 12539. [29] Brown JS, Boardman J, Whittinger N, Ashworth M. Can a self-referral system help improve access to psychological treatments? Br J Gen Pract 2010;60:36571. [30] Wong SY...

Prina, A. Matthew; Cosco, Theodore D.; Dening, Tom; Beekman, Aartjan; Brayne, Carol; Huisman, Martijn

2014-11-08T23:59:59.000Z

179

Supercapacitor energy storage system for fault ride-through of a DFIG wind generation system  

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The doubly fed induction generators (DFIGs) are preferred over other variable speed generators because of their advantages in terms of economy and control. One of the problems associated with high wind power penetration DFIG systems, however, is the inability of their converters to work properly under extreme low voltage conditions. This article presents a decoupled PQ control strategy of a supercapacitor energy storage system, interfaced through a STATCOM, for low voltage ride through as well as damping enhancement of the DFIG system. The STATCOM meets the reactive power need under the depressed voltage condition, while the supercapacitor caters to the real power unbalance. An extensive dynamic model of the DFIG system including a supercapacitor DCDC buckboost converter and the STATCOM circuit has been developed. The fault ride-thorough capability of the generator has been investigated for a severe symmetrical three-phase to ground fault on the grid bus. Simulation results suggest that the proposed decoupled control of the supercapacitor STATCOM control strategy can help the DFIG ride through extreme low voltage conditions for significant duration. The proposed control strategy also damps the electromechanical transients, and thus quickly restores normal operation of the converters.

A.H.M.A. Rahim; E.P. Nowicki

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

180

Systems Synthesis  

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Synthesis. Integration, and Control System synthesis, integration, and control requires creativity and a broad vision of the big picture of the system to be able to select the best...

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181

File Systems  

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File Systems File Systems File Systems For a general description of the different file systems available on PDSF please see Eliza File Systems and Other File Systems. Below is a summary of how STAR uses the various systems: /common The STAR software is installed on /common. For 32sl44 it is under /common/star/star44 and for sl53 it is under /common/star/star53. In both cases the software consists primarily of a STAR-specific ROOT installation on which releases of the STAR libraries are built as shown on the Local STAR Libraries page. /eliza3, /eliza6, /eliza9, /eliza14, /eliza15, /eliza17 STAR has space on 6 elizas as shown in the table below. File System star space (TB) use eliza3 39 production eliza6 9 production eliza9 39 production eliza14 34 production, user space under /eliza14/star/pwg

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Preliminary report on fluid inclusions from halites in the Castile and lower Salado formations of the Delaware Basin, southeastern New Mexico. [Freezing-point depression  

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A suite of samples composed primarily of halite from the upper Castile and lower Salado Formations of the Permian Basin was selected from Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) core for a reconnaissance study of fluid inclusions. Volume percent of these trapped fluids averaged 0.7% to 1%. Freezing-point depressions varied widely and appeared to be unrelated to fluid-inclusion type, to sedimentary facies, or to stratigraphic depth. However, because very low freezing points were usually associated with anhydrite, a relation may exist between freezing-point data and lithology. Dissolved sulfate values were constant through the Castile, then decreased markedly with lesser depth in the lower Salado. This trend correlates very well with observed mineralogy and is consistent with an interpretation of the occurrence of secondary polyhalite as a result of gypsum or anhydrite alteration with simultaneous consumption of dissolved sulfate from the coexisting fluids. Together with the abundance and distribution of fluid inclusions in primary or ''hopper'' crystal structures, this evidence suggests that inclusions seen in these halites did not migrate any significant geographical distance since their formation. 28 refs., 17 figs., 2 tabs.

Stein, C.L.

1985-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

183

E-Print Network 3.0 - abortive infection system Sample Search...  

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infection and survive despite paralytic sequel (6... is a vaccine virus strain, which has lost the property to infect the nervous ... Source: Ecole Polytechnique, Centre de...

184

Advanced Systems  

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Advanced Systems: Advanced Systems: high Performance fenestration systems Research areas: Research activities to improve the performance of windows and other fenestration products must address window systems issues as well as Glazing Materials research. LBNL activities in the area of Advanced Systems include research at both the product level and the building envelope and building systems levels. Highly insulating windows - using non structural center layers Lower cost solutions to more insulating three layer glazing systems, with the potential to turn windows in U.S. heating dominated residential applications into net-energy gainers. Highly Insulating Window Frames In collaboration with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, we are researching the potentials for highly insulating window frames. Our initial work examines European frames with reported U-factors under 0.15 Btu/hr-ft2-F. Future research aims to analyze these designs, verify these performance levels and ensure that procedures used to calculate frame performance are accurate.

185

ABSORBING GAS AROUND THE WASP-12 PLANETARY SYSTEM  

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Near-UV observations of the planet host star WASP-12 uncovered the apparent absence of the normally conspicuous core emission of the Mg II h and k resonance lines. This anomaly could be due either to (1) a lack of stellar activity, which would be unprecedented for a solar-like star of the imputed age of WASP-12 or (2) extrinsic absorption, from the intervening interstellar medium (ISM) or from material within the WASP-12 system itself, presumably ablated from the extreme hot Jupiter WASP-12 b. HIRES archival spectra of the Ca II H and K lines of WASP-12 show broad depressions in the line cores, deeper than those of other inactive and similarly distant stars and similar to WASP-12's Mg II h and k line profiles. We took high-resolution ESPaDOnS and FIES spectra of three early-type stars within 20' of WASP-12 and at similar distances, which show the ISM column is insufficient to produce the broad Ca II depression observed in WASP-12. The EBHIS H I column density map supports and strengthens this conclusion. Extrinsic absorption by material local to the WASP-12 system is therefore the most likely cause of the line core anomalies. Gas escaping from the heavily irradiated planet could form a stable and thick circumstellar disk/cloud. The anomalously low stellar activity index ( log R{sup '}{sub HK}) of WASP-12 is evidently a direct consequence of the extra core absorption, so similar HK index deficiencies might signal the presence of translucent circumstellar gas around other stars hosting evaporating planets.

Fossati, L.; Floeer, L. [Argelander-Institut fuer Astronomie der Universitaet Bonn, Auf dem Huegel 71, D-53121, Bonn (Germany); Ayres, T. R. [Center for Astrophysics and Space Astronomy, University of Colorado, 593 UCB, Boulder, CO 80309-0593 (United States); Haswell, C. A. [Department of Physics and Astronomy, Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes MK7 6AA (United Kingdom); Bohlender, D. [Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics, National Research Council of Canada, 5071 West Saanich Road, Victoria, BC V9E 2E7 (Canada); Kochukhov, O., E-mail: lfossati@astro.uni-bonn.de, E-mail: lfloeer@astro.uni-bonn.de, E-mail: Thomas.Ayres@colorado.edu, E-mail: C.A.Haswell@open.ac.uk, E-mail: david.bohlender@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca, E-mail: oleg.kochukhov@physics.uu.se [Department of Physics and Astronomy, Uppsala University, SE-751 20 Uppsala (Sweden)

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

186

Microfluidic Systems Integrated Microfluidic Systems**  

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Microfluidic Systems Integrated Microfluidic Systems** Rustem F. Ismagilov* Keywords: analytical methods · enzymes · microfluidics · microreactors · protein structures Microfluidic systems use networks of channels thinner than a human hair to manipulate nanoliter volumes of re- agents. The goal of microfluidics

Ismagilov, Rustem F.

187

Carbon Systems  

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The electronic states of a 'quantum dot-graphene monolayer-SiO{sub 2} + n{sup +}-Si substrate' system in an external magnetic field are studied. An analytical expression for charge transfer in this system is obtained. The electronic states of a 'quantum dot-graphene bilayer-SiO{sub 2} + n{sup +}-Si substrate' system are considered. The systems under study are interesting from the viewpoint of controlling the optical properties of a quantum dot by means of an applied electric field.

Alisultanov, Z. Z., E-mail: zaur0102@gmail.com [Russian Academy of Sciences, Prokhorov General Physics Institute (Russian Federation)

2013-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

188

Muon systems  

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The designs of both the GEM and SDC muon systems an the technological choices are reviewed. In particular, the chamber options for the detectors are discussed.

Bensinger, J.

1991-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

189

Neuroendocrine mechanisms for immune system regulation during stress in fish  

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Abstract In the last years, the aquaculture crops have experienced an explosive and intensive growth, because of the high demand for protein. This growth has increased fish susceptibility to diseases and subsequent death. The constant biotic and abiotic changes experienced by fish species in culture are challenges that induce physiological, endocrine and immunological responses. These changes mitigate stress effects at the cellular level to maintain homeostasis. The effects of stress on the immune system have been studied for many years. While acute stress can have beneficial effects, chronic stress inhibits the immune response in mammals and teleost fish. In response to stress, a signaling cascade is triggered by the activation of neural circuits in the central nervous system because the hypothalamus is the central modulator of stress. This leads to the production of catecholamines, corticosteroid-releasing hormone, adrenocorticotropic hormone and glucocorticoids, which are the essential neuroendocrine mediators for this activation. Because stress situations are energetically demanding, the neuroendocrine signals are involved in metabolic support and will suppress the less important immune function. Understanding the cellular mechanisms of the neuroendocrine regulation of immunity in fish will allow the development of new pharmaceutical strategies and therapeutics for the prevention and treatment of diseases triggered by stress at all stages of fish cultures for commercial production.

Gino Nardocci; Cristina Navarro; Paula P. Corts; Mnica Imarai; Margarita Montoya; Beatriz Valenzuela; Pablo Jara; Claudio Acua-Castillo; Ricardo Fernndez

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

190

Power system  

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A power system includes a prime mover, a transmission, and a fluid coupler having a selectively engageable lockup clutch. The fluid coupler may be drivingly connected between the prime mover and the transmission. Additionally, the power system may include a motor/generator drivingly connected to at least one of the prime mover and the transmission. The power-system may also include power-system controls configured to execute a control method. The control method may include selecting one of a plurality of modes of operation of the power system. Additionally, the control method may include controlling the operating state of the lockup clutch dependent upon the mode of operation selected. The control method may also include controlling the operating state of the motor/generator dependent upon the mode of operation selected.

Hickam, Christopher Dale (Glasford, IL)

2008-03-18T23:59:59.000Z

191

telecommunications system management  

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Communications system management applied to telecommunications systems, facilities, equipment, and components. See communications system , comm...

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

192

LRRB Pavement Management Systems Pavement Management Systems  

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LRRB Pavement Management Systems Pavement Management Systems Presented by: Michael Marti SRF for implementing and monitoring research results (RIC) #12;LRRB Pavement Management Systems LRRB Structure LRRB Current Pavement Management System Used ICON (Goodpointe) Year of Pavement Management System

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193

Future Brightening for Depression Treatments  

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...ahead. Charney says the agency is doing a study now with memantine, an NMDA receptor...ahead. Charney says the agency is doing a study now with memantine, an NMDA receptor antagonist used to treat dementia. Another...

Constance Holden

2003-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

194

Natural System  

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Natural System Natural System Evaluation and Tool Development - FY11 Progress Report Prepared for U.S. Department of Energy Used Fuel Disposition Program Yifeng Wang (SNL) Michael Simpson (INL) Scott Painter (LANL) Hui-Hai Liu (LBNL) Annie B. Kersting (LLNL) July 15, 2011 FCRD-USED-2011-000223 UFD Natural System Evaluation - FY11 Year-End Report July 15, 2011 2 DISCLAIMER This information was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the U.S. Government. Neither the U.S. Government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, expressed or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness, of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe

195

Lighting Systems  

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Purple LED lamp Purple LED lamp Lighting Systems Lighting research is aimed at improving the energy efficiency of lighting systems in buildings and homes across the nation. The goal is to reduce lighting energy consumption by 50% over twenty years by improving the efficiency of light sources, and controlling and delivering illumination so that it is available, where and when needed, and at the required intensity. Research falls into four main areas: Sources and Ballasts, Light Distribution Systems, Controls and Communications, and Human Factors. Contacts Francis Rubinstein FMRubinstein@lbl.gov (510) 486-4096 Links Lighting Research Group Batteries and Fuel Cells Buildings Energy Efficiency Applications Commercial Buildings Cool Roofs and Heat Islands Demand Response Energy Efficiency Program and Market Trends

196

System Verification II Systems Engineering  

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in safety critical systems to prevent unsafe values, e.g. high doses of radiation. Remember: not just should be able to: Explain the role & practice of debugging in the software process. Describe in detail the purpose, scope of, and activities comprising each of the three main phases of software testing. Conduct

Bryson, Joanna J.

197

Gyrotron and power supply development for upgrading the electron cyclotron heating system on DIII-D  

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An upgrade of the electron cyclotron heating system on DIII-D to almost 15MW is being planned which will expand it from a system with six 1MW 110GHz gyrotrons to one with ten gyrotrons. A depressed collector 1.2MW 110GHz gyrotron is being commissioned as the seventh gyrotron. A new 117.5GHz 1.5MW depressed collector gyrotron has been designed, and the first article will be the eighth gyrotron. Two more are planned, increasing the system to ten total gyrotrons, and the existing 1MW gyrotrons will subsequently be replaced with 1.5MW gyrotrons. Communications and Power Industries completed the design of the 117.5GHz gyrotron, and are now fabricating the first article. The design was optimized for a nominal 1.5MW at a beam voltage of 105kV, collector potential depression of 30kV, and beam current of 50A, but can achieve 1.8MW at 60A. The design of the collector permits modulation above 100Hz by either the body or the cathode power supply, or both, while modulation below 100Hz must use only the cathode power supply. General Atomics is developing solid-state power supplies for this upgrade: a solid-state modulator for the cathode power supply and a linear high voltage amplifier for the body power supply. The solid-state modulator has series-connected insulated-gate bipolar transistors that are switched at a fixed frequency by a pulse-width modulation regulator to control the output voltage. The design of the linear high voltage amplifier has series-connected transistors to control the output voltage, which was successfully demonstrated in a proof-of-principle test at 2kV. The designs of complete power supplies are progressing. The design features of the 117.5GHz 1.5MW gyrotron and the solid-state cathode and body power supplies will be described and the current status and plans are presented.

Joseph F. Tooker; Paul Huynh; Kevin Felch; Monica Blank; Philipp Borchardt; Steve Cauffman

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

198

Gasification Systems  

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GASIFICATION SYSTEMS GASIFICATION SYSTEMS U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM PLAN PREFACE ii DISCLAIMER This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States Government. Neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights. Reference therein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the United States Government or any

199

Gasification system  

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A method and system for injecting coal and process fluids into a fluidized bed gasification reactor. Three concentric tubes extend vertically upward into the fluidized bed. Coal particulates in a transport gas are injected through an inner tube, and an oxygen rich mixture of oxygen and steam are injected through an inner annulus about the inner tube. A gaseous medium relatively lean in oxygen content, such as steam, is injected through an annulus surrounding the inner annulus.

Haldipur, Gaurang B. (Hempfield, PA); Anderson, Richard G. (Penn Hills, PA); Cherish, Peter (Bethel Park, PA)

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

200

Gasification system  

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A method and system for injecting coal and process fluids into a fluidized bed gasification reactor. Three concentric tubes extend vertically upward into the fluidized bed. Coal particulates in a transport gas are injected through an inner tube, and an oxygen rich mixture of oxygen and steam are injected through an inner annulus about the inner tube. A gaseous medium relatively lean in oxygen content, such as steam, is injected through an annulus surrounding the inner annulus.

Haldipur, Gaurang B. (Hempfield, PA); Anderson, Richard G. (Penn Hills, PA); Cherish, Peter (Bethel Park, PA)

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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201

Integrated System  

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Integrated Window System Our research activities in the field of high performance windows have led us to conclude that even by using high performance insulating glass units, low conductivity frames, and warm edge spacers, there are still untapped sources for improving energy efficiency in the design and use of residential windows. While such high performance windows are a dramatic improvement over conventional units, they do not reduce conductive losses through wall framing around the window, offer guarantees against excessive wall/window infiltration nor do they adapt to the daily and seasonal potentials for night insulation and summer shading. To meet this need, we have been working on the design, development, and prototyping of Integrated Window Systems (IWS) since 1993. Integrated Window Systems are a form of panelized construction where the wall panel includes an operable or fixed window sash, recessed night insulation, integral solar shading, and is built in a factory setting in order to minimize thermal short circuits and infiltration at joints. IWSs can be built in modular lengths to facilitate their installation with conventional wood frame stick construction or other forms of panelized construction.

202

Advanced Systems  

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Optimal gap width for double and triple glazing systems Optimal gap width for double and triple glazing systems Glazing systems in the US are commonly designed with a 1/2 " (12.7 mm) gap. The optimal gap width depends on many factors, such as gas fill (air, argon, krypton), the use of Low-e coatings, the environmental conditions (temperature difference across the window), and the calculation standard used. NFRC standard conditions are -18 C (-0.4 F) outside, and 21 C (69.8 F) inside. The calculation standard used in the US is based on the ISO 15099 standard. European standard conditions are 0 C (32 F) outside, and 20 C (68 F) inside. The calculation standard is based on the EN 673 standard. A number of common glazing configurations both with and without Low-e coatings, and with a variety of gas fills were evaluated using both the North American NFRC standard and the European EN 673 standard. All results were calculated using WINDOW 6.3 from LBNL. All IGU's (Insulated Glazing Units) have a standard height of 1 meter.

203

NETL: Coal Gasification Systems  

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Coal Gasification Systems News Gasifipedia Gasifier Optimization Feed Systems Syngas Processing Systems Analyses Gasification Plant Databases International Activity Program Plan...

204

Systems and Industry Analyses  

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systems and industry analyses News Gasifipedia Gasifier Optimization Feed Systems Syngas Processing Systems Analyses Gasification Plant Databases International Activity Program...

205

Power Systems Engineering  

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and distribution systems; steam, water, fuel, and environmental monitoring systems; alternative energy systems; reliability, availability, and maintainability assessments;...

206

Gasification Systems Project Portfolio  

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2014 Gasification Systems Project Portfolio News Gasifipedia Gasifier Optimization Feed Systems Syngas Processing Systems Analyses Gasification Plant Databases International...

207

Effect on pseudoconditioning of drugs with known central nervous activity  

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Rats were placed in a conventional shuttle-box and submitted to buzzers and shocks presented in random sequence and with no temporal association. These rats made pseudoconditioned barrier-crossing responses to...

Ivan Izquierdo

208

Bearing system  

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A bearing system includes backup bearings for supporting a rotating shaft upon failure of primary bearings. In the preferred embodiment, the backup bearings are rolling element bearings having their rolling elements disposed out of contact with their associated respective inner races during normal functioning of the primary bearings. Displacement detection sensors are provided for detecting displacement of the shaft upon failure of the primary bearings. Upon detection of the failure of the primary bearings, the rolling elements and inner races of the backup bearings are brought into mutual contact by axial displacement of the shaft.

Kapich, Davorin D. (Carlsbad, CA)

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

209

Advanced Systems  

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Glazing Systems Glazing Systems Using Non-Structural Center Glazing Layers Windows in the United States use aproximately 2 quads a year in heating energy, approximately one third of all building space heating energy used and the largest single end use attributed to windows. Even if all existing windows were replaced with today’s ENERGY STAR low-e products (U values < 0.35 Btu/hr-ft2-F), windows related heating would still be over 1 Quad. Because heating loads are strongly tied to conductive losses, technologies which lead to lower window U-factors are the key to reducing heating energy. A 0.1 Btu/hr-ft2-F window is targeted as a product, which will meet the requirements of zero-energy homes. Dynamic control of solar gains will further reduce heating needs by allowing winter solar heat gains to be effectively utilized while limiting cooling season gains. Significant cooling load savings can also be expected from lower U-factor windows in certain climates and from dynamic windows in all climates.

210

Ignition system  

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This patent describes an ignition system of an internal combustion engine which consists of: a permanent magnet supported by a rotary member of the engine adapted to rotate in synchronism with a rotary shaft of the engine; a generating coil for generating an electromotive force to produce an electric current as the permanent magnet acts on the generating coil during the rotation of the rotary member; an ignition capacitor charged by the electric current generated by the generating coil; a thyristor caused to turn on by a counter electromotive force generated by the generating coil to thereby cause the ignition capacitor to begin to discharge; and an ignition coil generating a high voltage as the ignition capacitor begins to discharge, to cause a spark discharge to take place in an ignition plug of the internal combustion engine.

Kondo, T.; Ohno, S.

1986-09-16T23:59:59.000Z

211

Computer Systems Administrator  

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Computer Systems Administrator Fort Collins, CO POSITION A Computer Systems Administrator (Non activities. RESPONSIBILITIES The System Administrator will provide Unix/Linux, Windows computer system or computer science, and three years computer systems administration experience. DURATION The work is planned

212

Solar system  

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An improved solar heat collecting system is described comprising: a collecting means having upper and lower end caps; means for supporting the collecting means in a position generally perpendicular to ambit solar radiation and to permit periodic adjustment thereof; the support means including a base, a first support bar pivotally secured to the base and extending parallel to the ground, and a first support member extending perpendicular from the first support bar to the lower end cap. The support means also includes a second support bar pivotally secured to the base and extending generally parallel to the first support bar, a support leg having a lower portion that extends perpendicularly from the second support bar, an intermediate leg portion slidingly mounted on the lower leg portion and an upper leg portion pivotally secured to the intermediate leg portion, and a second support member extending perpendicularly from the upper leg portion to the upper end cap; lens means disposed above the collecting means for concentrating solar radiation on the collecting means; a pair of reflector means mounted below and on opposite sides of the radiation shadow of the lens means for concentrating solar radiation on the collecting means; mounting means for mounting the lens means and the reflector means. The mounting means includes first and second bracket means rotatively mounted respectively to the first and second support members. A pair of radially extending U-shaped reflector mounts have opposite ends secured to respective bracket means, and a pair of radially extending lens supports secured to respective bracket means; and means for rotating the mounting means and associated lens mean and reflector means to track the source of solar radiation whereby an improved, highly efficient solar heat collecting system is provided.

Gregory, S.T.

1987-02-24T23:59:59.000Z

213

Mercury, to put it plainly, is bad stuff. In people, it causes exhaustion, headaches, memory loss, even brain damage; in birds it appears to have similar nervous system impacts and can harm their eggs; in the environment, there's almost no way to get rid  

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Mercury, to put it plainly, is bad stuff. In people, it causes exhaustion, headaches, memory loss; in the environment, there's almost no way to get rid of it. Mercury in the San Francisco Bay is especially sinister with for cleaning up our bay and mitigating past errors, often make mercury levels worse. But why that is, where it

214

Specific loss power optimization in metal ferrite nanocrystals for radiofrequency stimulation of neurons  

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Neurons serve as the basic unit of computation within the nervous system. As the nervous system is involved with the encoding, transmission, processing, and decoding of information at every level, characterization of the ...

Lachenmyer, Nathan S. (Nathan Scott)

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

215

Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems: Spray Distribution System  

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Spray distribution systems for wastewater are much like lawn sprinkler systems, in that they spray treated wastewater over the surface of a yard. This publication explains how spray distribution systems work, what their design requirements are...

Lesikar, Bruce J.

2008-10-23T23:59:59.000Z

216

Separation system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A separation system for dewatering radioactive waste materials includes a disposal container, drive structure for receiving the container, and means for releasably attaching the container to the drive structure. Separation structure disposed in the container adjacent the inner surface of the side wall structure retains solids while allowing passage of liquids. Inlet port structure in the container top wall is normally closed by first valve structure that is centrifugally actuated to open the inlet port and discharge port structure at the container periphery receives liquid that passes through the separation structure and is normally closed by second valve structure that is centrifugally actuated to open the discharge ports. The container also includes coupling structure for releasable engagement with the centrifugal drive structure. Centrifugal force produced when the container is driven in rotation by the drive structure opens the valve structures, and radioactive waste material introduced into the container through the open inlet port is dewatered, and the waste is compacted. The ports are automatically closed by the valves when the container drum is not subjected to centrifugal force such that containment effectiveness is enhanced and exposure of personnel to radioactive materials is minimized.

Rubin, Leslie S. (Newton, MA)

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

217

Integrated Nanofluidic Systems for Systems Biotechnology  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Integrated Nanofluidic Systems for Systems Biotechnology Wednesday October 28 2009 Burchard 118, 11 in prestigious journals including Science and Nature Biotechnology. Hong's research interests include Bio

Fisher, Frank

218

NREL: Energy Systems Integration Facility - Systems Integration  

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

system components for grid-connected, standalone, and microgrid applications Test large power system components such as inverters, diesel and natural gas generators, battery...

219

Minimal fusion systems.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??We define minimal fusion systems in a way that every non-solvable fusion system has a section which is minimal. Minimal fusion systems can also be (more)

Henke, Ellen

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

220

Object Management Systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Object-Oriented Database Management Systems for EngineeringR. Cassel. Distribution Management Systems: Functions and8-PWR 1988. Network Management Systems 52 Subodh Bapat.

Gollu, Aleks Ohannes

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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221

Environmental Management System  

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Management System Environmental Management System An Environmental Management System is a systematic method for assessing mission activities, determining the environmental impacts...

222

Environmental Management System Plan  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

R-3 Environmental Management System Plan References 30.of Energy, Safety Management System Policy, DOE P 450.4 (E), Environmental Management Systems ? Requirements with

Fox, Robert

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

223

Earth System Modeling  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Earth system models are important research tools for improving understanding ... climate system (and maybe never will), Earth system models nowadays typically focus on specific aspects, for...

Patrick Jckel

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

224

Geographic Information System (GIS)  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The geographic information system is abranch of health information system and public health information system ...developed for the capture, storage, manipulation, analysis, and visualization of geographic ...

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

225

Logical Systems Incorporated The Help Systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Logical Systems Incorporated The Help Systems T A B L E O F C O N T E N T S Introduction ..................................... page 2 HELP/CMD ..................................... page 3 HELPRESx ................................... page 17 #12;LDOS Help System Page 1 The LDOS HELP Systems Introduction This documentation covers all

Mann, Tim

226

System design description cone penetrometer system  

SciTech Connect

The system design description documents in detail the design of the cone penetrometer system. The systems includes the cone penetrometer physical package, raman spectroscopy package and moisture sensor package. Information pertinent to the system design, development, fabrication and testing is provided.

Seda, R.Y., Westinghouse Hanford

1996-08-12T23:59:59.000Z

227

Industrial and Systems engineering  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Industrial and Systems engineering COLLEGE of ENGINEERING DepartmentofIndustrialandSystemsEngineering EDGE Engineering Entrepreneur Certificate Program is a great addition to an industrial and systems to expert clinical recommendations. engineering.wayne.edu/isefaculty Industrial and systems engineering

Berdichevsky, Victor

228

Systems and Industry Analyses  

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Gasifipedia Gasifier Optimization Feed Systems Syngas Processing Systems Analyses Gasification Plant Databases International Activity Program Plan Project Portfolio Project...

229

Gasification Systems Publications  

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Gasifipedia Gasifier Optimization Feed Systems Syngas Processing Systems Analyses Gasification Plant Databases International Activity Program Plan Project Portfolio Project...

230

Gasification Systems Publications  

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Publications News Gasifipedia Gasifier Optimization Feed Systems Syngas Processing Systems Analyses Gasification Plant Databases International Activity Program Plan Project...

231

Hospital Information System  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Ahospital information system is an information system for processing data, information and knowledge in hospital ...

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

232

PIA - Human Resources System/Payroll System | Department of Energy  

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

System PIA - Human Resources SystemPayroll System More Documents & Publications PIA - INL PeopleSoft - Human Resource System PIA - INL SECURITY INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM...

233

Influence strategies for systems of systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Distributed decision making has been identified as a source of managerial complexity for leaders of systems of systems (SoS). A new framework, AIR (Anticipation-Influence-Reaction), is proposed to capture the feedback ...

Shah, Nirav Bharat, 1979-

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

234

Heating System Specification Specification of Heating System  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Appendix A Heating System Specification /* Specification of Heating System (loosely based */ requestHeat : Room ­? bool; 306 #12; APPENDIX A. HEATING SYSTEM SPECIFICATION 307 /* user inputs */ livingPattern : Room ­? behaviour; setTemp : Room ­? num; heatSwitchOn, heatSwitchOff, userReset : simple

Day, Nancy

235

Energy Systems Integration  

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

Systems Integration Systems Integration Ben Kroposki, PhD, PE Director, Energy Systems Integration National Renewable Energy Laboratory 2 Reducing investment risk and optimizing systems in a rapidly changing energy world * Increasing penetration of variable RE in grid * Increasing ultra high energy efficiency buildings and controllable loads * New data, information, communications and controls * Electrification of transportation and alternative fuels * Integrating energy storage (stationary and mobile) and thermal storage * Interactions between electricity/thermal/fuels/data pathways * Increasing system flexibility and intelligence Current Energy Systems Future Energy Systems Why Energy Systems Integration? 3 Energy Systems Integration Continuum Scale Appliance (Plug)

236

Systems Analysis Workshop Purpose  

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National Renewable Energy Laboratory National Renewable Energy Laboratory DOE Hydrogen Program DOE Hydrogen Program Systems Analysis Workshop Systems Analysis Workshop Systems Integration Production Delivery Conversion Application Education Codes & Standards Safety Tech Validation Storage Systems Integration Production Delivery Conversion Application Education Codes & Standards Safety Tech Validation Storage Washington D.C. 28-29 Jul 04 Dale Gardner Systems Integration Operated for the U.S. Department of Energy by Midwest Research Institute * Battelle 2 Systems Analysis Workshop Topics * Meeting Goals * Systems Integration * Roles/Responsibilities of Analysis Participants * Systems Analysis * From this Workshop * Capability Presentations 3 Systems Analysis Workshop Meeting Goals 1) Understand the roles and activities of the DOE Technology Analyst,

237

Rural Intelligent Transportation Systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

System--activates lights on a STOP sign as a vehicle approaches the sign. · Curve Warning System System--records data on vehicle behavior that can be analyzed and used as a design input. Design the systems. Each system is made up of detection nodes that trigger the sign nodes. Results Foderberg

Minnesota, University of

238

Fan System Assessment Tool  

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

The Fan System Assessment Tool (FSAT) is a free online software tool that helps industrial users quantify energy use and savings opportunities in industrial fan systems. Use FSAT to understand how well your fan systems are operating, determine the economic benefit of system modifications, and establish which options are most economically viable when multiple opportunities exist for system modification.

239

Fundamentals of Dynamical Systems  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

For the purposes of control system design, analysis, test, and repair, the most important part of the very broad subject known as system theory is the theory of dynamical systems. It is difficult to give a pre...

William S. Levine

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

240

Analyzing Scrip Systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Scrip systems provide a nonmonetary trade economy for exchange of resources. We model a scrip system as a stochastic game and study system design issues on selection rules to match potential trade partners over time. We ...

Johnson, Kristine Dianne

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241

Hopper System Diagram  

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System Diagram System Diagram Diagram of IO architecture on Hopper Diagram of external IO services on the Hopper system Last edited: 2011-04-14 15:11:1...

242

Development of Operation System  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

We are gradually developing a total hospital information system known as GUNMAS (Gunma University Network for Medical-Hospital- Information Archiving System). an operation system is also being developed as part o...

Seiji Kato M.D.; Yasuharu Kitani M.D.

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

243

A lophotrochozoan-specific nuclear hormone receptor is required for reproductive system development in the planarian  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract Germ cells of sexually reproducing organisms receive an array of cues from somatic tissues that instruct developmental processes. Although the nature of these signals differs amongst organisms, the importance of germlinesoma interactions is a common theme. Recently, peptide hormones from the nervous system have been shown to regulate germ cell development in the planarian Schmidtea mediterranea; thus, we sought to investigate a second class of hormones with a conserved role in reproduction, the lipophilic hormones. In order to study these signals, we identified a set of putative lipophilic hormone receptors, known as nuclear hormone receptors, and analyzed their functions in reproductive development. We found one gene, nhr-1, belonging to a small class of functionally uncharacterized lophotrochozoan-specific receptors, to be essential for the development of differentiated germ cells. Upon nhr-1 knockdown, germ cells in the testes and ovaries fail to mature, and remain as undifferentiated germline stem cells. Further analysis revealed that nhr-1 mRNA is expressed in the accessory reproductive organs and is required for their development, suggesting that this transcription factor functions cell non-autonomously in regulating germ cell development. Our studies identify a role for nuclear hormone receptors in planarian reproductive maturation and reinforce the significance of germlinesoma interactions in sexual reproduction across metazoans.

Marla E. Tharp; James J. Collins III; Phillip A. Newmark

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

244

Steam System Survey Guide  

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

This guide provides technical information for steam system operational personnel and plant energy managers on some of the major opportunities available to improve the energy efficiency and productivity of industrial steam systems. The guide covers five main areas of investigation: (1) profiling a steam system, (2) identifying steam properties for the steam system, (3) improving boiler operations, (4) improving resource utilization in the steam system, and (5) investigating energy losses in the steam distribution system.

245

CONTRACTOR PURCHASING SYSTEM REVIEWS  

Energy Savers (EERE)

PURCHASING SYSTEM REVIEWS RISK ASSESSMENT MATRIX RISK CATEGORY PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE COST HIGH (3) --Performance data casts significant doubt on the ability of the system or key...

246

Abstract: Regularized Boussinesq systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A Boussinesq System for Two-way Propagation of Nonlinear Dispersive Waves. In this report, we study a system which describes approximately the...

247

Control system design method  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A control system design method and concomitant control system comprising representing a physical apparatus to be controlled as a Hamiltonian system, determining elements of the Hamiltonian system representation which are power generators, power dissipators, and power storage devices, analyzing stability and performance of the Hamiltonian system based on the results of the determining step and determining necessary and sufficient conditions for stability of the Hamiltonian system, creating a stable control system based on the results of the analyzing step, and employing the resulting control system to control the physical apparatus.

Wilson, David G. (Tijeras, NM); Robinett, III, Rush D. (Tijeras, NM)

2012-02-21T23:59:59.000Z

248

Flex Fuel Vehicle Systems  

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

& Variable Advanced Management Injection Injection Sensors Control Units Fuel Supply & Plastic Parts Control Transmission Engineering Gasoline Systems GSENS, GSENS-NA System...

249

Umbra's system representation.  

SciTech Connect

This document describes the Umbra System representation. Umbra System representation, initially developed in the spring of 2003, is implemented in Incr/Tcl using concepts borrowed from Carnegie Mellon University's Architecture Description Language (ADL) called Acme. In the spring of 2004 through January 2005, System was converted to Umbra 4, extended slightly, and adopted as the underlying software system for a variety of Umbra applications that support Complex Systems Engineering (CSE) and Complex Adaptive Systems Engineering (CASE). System is now a standard part Of Umbra 4. While Umbra 4 also includes an XML parser for System, the XML parser and Schema are not described in this document.

McDonald, Michael James

2005-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

250

Precision Diagnostic System  

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

Precision Diagnostic System For NIF to reach the goal of ignition, it needs to produce highly shaped pulses that are precisely controlled. NIF's precision diagnostic system (PDS)...

251

NERSC File Systems  

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

Systems Systems NERSC File Systems Overview NERSC file systems can be divided into two categories: local and global. Local file systems are only accessible on a single platform, providing best performance; global file systems are accessible on multiple platforms, simplifying data sharing between platforms. File systems are configured for different purposes. On each machine you have access to at least three different file system Home: Permanent, relatively small storage for data like source code, shell scripts, etc. that you want to keep. This file system is not tuned for high performance from parallel jobs. Referenced by the environment variable $HOME. Scratch: Large, high-performance file system. Place your large data files in this file system for capacity and capability computing. Data is

252

Fusion systems of -type  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

We prove results on 2-fusion systems related to the 2-fusion systems of groups of Lie type over the field of order 2 and certain sporadic groups. The results are used in a later paper to determine the N-systems: the 2-fusion systems of N-groups.

Michael Aschbacher

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

253

SYSTEM DESIGN Lessons Learned  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

· 48% Efficiency PREREFORMER ZNO HDS TURBO EXPANDER FUEL CONDENSER FUEL EXHAUST H2 FUEL H2 A C FUEL Cell Systems High Power Shipboard System 625kW SSFC Demo 45-50% Efficient System Low Power High EfficiencyLow Power, High Efficiency Tactical Power System · Enable 3X improvement in Ship Service Fuel Cell

254

Space System Architecture  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Final Report of SSPARC: the Space Systems, Policy, and Architecture Research Consortium (Thrust II and III)

McManus, Dr. Hugh

255

Medical imaging systems  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A medical imaging system provides simultaneous rendering of visible light and diagnostic or functional images. The system may be portable, and may include adapters for connecting various light sources and cameras in open surgical environments or laparascopic or endoscopic environments. A user interface provides control over the functionality of the integrated imaging system. In one embodiment, the system provides a tool for surgical pathology.

Frangioni, John V

2013-06-25T23:59:59.000Z

256

Mission Operations & Data Systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Mission Operations & Data Systems The LASP Mission Operations & Data Systems (MO&DS) group staffs and instruments. Operational software acts like the health systems in a body, ensuring that temperature, energy. The software monitors the health of on-board systems; anything unusual is flagged and sent to mission operators

Mojzsis, Stephen J.

257

NREL: Systems Engineering - 2015 Wind Energy Systems Engineering...  

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Systems Engineering Wind Research Systems Engineering Printable Version 2015 Wind Energy Systems Engineering Workshop The third NREL Wind Energy Systems Engineering Workshop will...

258

FNAL system patching design  

SciTech Connect

FNAL has over 5000 PCs running either Linux or Windows software. Protecting these systems efficiently against the latest vulnerabilities that arise has prompted FNAL to take a more central approach to patching systems. Due to different levels of existing support infrastructures, the patching solution for linux systems differs from that of windows systems. In either case, systems are checked for vulnerabilities by Computer Security using the Nessus tool.

Schmidt, Jack; Lilianstrom, Al; Romero, Andy; Dawson, Troy; Sieh, Connie; /Fermilab

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

259

ELECTRICAL ENERGY SYSTEMS ELECTRICAL ENERGY SYSTEMS  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

. In its Energy Policy, the Scottish Government stated that it is Scotland's ambition to become a worldMEng ELECTRICAL ENERGY SYSTEMS #12;MEng ELECTRICAL ENERGY SYSTEMS Electrical energy is vital aspects of modern life. One of the biggest challenges facing society is the need for reliable energy

Strathclyde, University of

260

EPICS system: system structure and user interface  

SciTech Connect

This paper present the user's view of and the general organization of the EPICS control system at Fermilab. Various subsystems of the EPICS control system are discussed. These include the user command language, software protection, the device database, remote computer interfaces, and several application utilities. This paper is related to two other papers on EPICS: an overview paper and a detailed implementation paper.

West, R.E.; Bartlett, J.F.; Bobbitt, J.S.; Lahey, T.E.; Kramper, B.J.; MacKinnon, B.A.

1984-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Renovating Residential HVAC Systems HVAC Systems  

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- 1 - LBNL 57406 Renovating Residential HVAC Systems HVAC Systems J.A. McWilliams and I.S. Walker and Air Conditioning), and Stacy Hunt and Ananda Harzell (IBACOS). #12;- 3 - Renovating Residential HVAC Guideline for Residential HVAC Retrofits (http

262

AUTONOMOUS ROBOTIC INSPECTION EXPERIMENTAL SYSTEM  

SciTech Connect

This document contains appendices on these topics: COMPUTERS AND CONTROLS; COMPUTER VISION SYSTEM; ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS; MECHANICAL SYSTEMS; ROBOTIC VEHICLE SYSTEMS; FIELD TRIALS.

David N. Rocheleau, Senior Investigator; Edward A. Hamilton, Associate Director, SCUREF; Jerry L. Hudgins, Senior Investigator; Paul McCarty, Graduate Research Assistant; Robert J. Schalkoff, Senior Investigator; Robert O. Pettus, Project Manager & Principal Investigator

1998-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

263

System Design | Department of Energy  

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

System Design System Design This template is used to define the system design System Design More Documents & Publications Transition Plan Training Plan Feasibility Study Report...

264

Environmental Management System  

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

Management System Management System Environmental Management System An Environmental Management System is a systematic method for assessing mission activities, determining the environmental impacts of those activities, prioritizing improvements, and measuring results. May 30, 2012 The continuous improvement cycle Our Environmental Management System encourages continuous improvement of our environmental performance. Contact Environmental Communication & Public Involvement P.O. Box 1663 MS M996 Los Alamos, NM 87545 (505) 667-0216 Email Managing our effects on the environment We are committed to protecting the environment while conducting our national security and energy-related missions. Laboratory Environmental Governing Policy What is the Environmental Management System? It covers every program in the Laboratory

265

Standard-C hydrogen monitoring system, system design description  

SciTech Connect

Standard-C cabinet arrangement system design description for the Standard Hydrogen Monitoring System.

Schneider, T.C., Westinghouse Hanford

1996-08-29T23:59:59.000Z

266

Fiscal system analysis ?? contractual systems  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Production sharing contracts are one of the most popular forms of contractual system used in petroleum agreements around the world, but the manner in which the fiscal terms and contract parameters impact system measures is complicated and not well understood. The purpose of this paper is to quantify the influence of private and market uncertainty in contractual fiscal systems. A meta-modelling approach is employed that couples the results of a simulation model with regression analysis to construct numerical functionals that quantify the fiscal regime. Relationships are derived that specify how the present value, rate of return, and take statistics vary as a function of the system parameters. The deepwater Girassol field development in Angola is taken as a case study.

Mark J. Kaiser

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

267

Electricity Distribution System Workshop  

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

Discussion Summary Discussion Summary Electricity Transmission System Workshop 1 Grid Tech Team Discussion Summary Electricity Transmission System Workshop 2 Table of Contents INTRODUCTION ............................................................................................................................................. 3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY .................................................................................................................................. 4 Process ...................................................................................................................................................... 4 Synthesized Challenges ............................................................................................................................. 5

268

Supply Systems Analyst  

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

In this position you will serve as a Supply Systems Analyst for Supply Chain Services. The incumbent is responsible for managing and supporting multiple electronic database systems, including Asset...

269

Insulation Monitoring Systems  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

In this chapter there is presented general information on insulation deterioration signalization systems for AC IT networks. Few systems of continuous insulation supervision are described. The old concepts includ...

Piotr Olszowiec

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

270

Modular optical detector system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A modular optical detector system. The detector system is designed to detect the presence of molecules or molecular species by inducing fluorescence with exciting radiation and detecting the emitted fluorescence. Because the system is capable of accurately detecting and measuring picomolar concentrations it is ideally suited for use with microchemical analysis systems generally and capillary chromatographic systems in particular. By employing a modular design, the detector system provides both the ability to replace various elements of the detector system without requiring extensive realignment or recalibration of the components as well as minimal user interaction with the system. In addition, the modular concept provides for the use and addition of a wide variety of components, including optical elements (lenses and filters), light sources, and detection means, to fit particular needs.

Horn, Brent A. (Livermore, CA); Renzi, Ronald F. (Tracy, CA)

2006-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

271

Oxford System 400  

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

Oxford Plasmalab System 400 Sputtering System For questions concerning this machines capabilities, please contact Varshni Singh, at 578-0248. ecr.jpg (48456 bytes)  : ecr1.jpg...

272

Design of assembly systems  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The success of any assembly system depends on the translation of its design into an implemented working facility. The purpose of this chapter is to describe and explain the system elements and how they are com...

Shimon Y. Nof; Wilbert E. Wilhelm; Hans-Jrgen Warnecke

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

273

Energy systems transformation  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Energy systems transformation 10...associated with the incumbent energy economy that is unlikely to...its gatekeepers, such as auditors, analysts, debt-rating...problems generated by the energy system became more visible...

A. T. C. Jrme Dangerman; Hans Joachim Schellnhuber

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

274

Solar powered desalination system  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

17 1.2.4 Reverse Osmosis19 1.345 Chapter 2: Reverse Osmosis System.46 2.1 Reverse Osmosis System Set Up.46 2.2

Mateo, Tiffany Alisa

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

275

Residential Geothermal Systems Credit  

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

A resident individual taxpayer of Montana who installs a geothermal heating or cooling system in their principal dwelling can claim a tax credit based on the installation costs of the system, not...

276

Crowd-powered systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Crowd-powered systems combine computation with human intelligence, drawn from large groups of people connecting and coordinating online. These hybrid systems enable applications and experiences that neither crowds nor ...

Bernstein, Michael Scott

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

277

Systems Analysis Workshop Agenda  

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

Agenda from DOE Systems Analysis Workshop held in Washington, D.C. July 28-29, 2004 to discuss and define role of systems analysis in DOE Hydrogen Program.

278

Energy systems transformation  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...Energy System. The alternative energy system comprises solar, wind, geothermal, and hydro energy; among its associated technologies...lock-in effects. Also, rising costs caused by scarcity of energy sources or expensive and proliferating...

A. T. C. Jrme Dangerman; Hans Joachim Schellnhuber

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

279

Automobile Electrical Systems  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The modern electrical system has been developed, over a period of some fifty years from the days of the early motor-car which usually had only one electrical system, namely, that of the ignition comp...

Arthur W. Judge

1970-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

280

Evolution of Web Systems  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The World Wide Web has led to a new kind of software, web systems, which are based on web technologies. Just like software in other domains, web systems have evolution challenges. This chapter discusses evolution...

Holger M. Kienle; Damiano Distante

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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281

Fuel washout detection system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A system for detecting grossly failed reactor fuel by detection of particulate matter as accumulated on a filter.

Colburn, Richard P. (Pasco, WA)

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

282

Performance Tested Comfort Systems  

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

Showerheads Residential Weatherization Performance Tested Comfort Systems Ductless Heat Pumps New Construction Residential Marketing Toolkit Retail Sales Allocation Tool...

283

Monitoring System Performance (Presentation)  

SciTech Connect

Requirements for a standard test to rate the durability of photovoltaic (PV) modules at system voltage are discussed.

Emery, K.; Smith, R.

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

284

Energy Storage Systems  

SciTech Connect

Energy Storage Systems An Old Idea Doing New Things with New Technology article for the International Assoication of ELectrical Inspectors

Conover, David R.

2013-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

285

Directives System Manual  

Directives, Delegations, and Requirements

This Manual provides detailed requirements to supplement DOE O 251.1A, Directives System, dated 1-30-98.

1998-01-30T23:59:59.000Z

286

Enhanced Geothermal Systems  

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

Below are the project presentations and respective peer review results for Engineered Geothermal Systems, Low Temperature and Exploration Demonstration Projects.

287

Match Pumps to System Requirements  

SciTech Connect

BestPractices Program tip sheet discussing pumping system efficiency matching pumps to system requirements

Not Available

2005-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

288

DOE Systems Engineering Methodology  

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

Computer System Retirement Guidelines Computer System Retirement Guidelines Version 3 September 2002 U.S. Department of Energy Office of the Chief Information Officer Computer System Retirement Guidelines Date: September 2002 Page 1 Rev Date: Table of Contents Section Page Purpose ............................................................................................................................................ 2 Initiation and Distribution ............................................................................................................... 2 Resource .......................................................................................................................................... 2 General Information ........................................................................................................................

289

On Analogue TMR System  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

This chapter presents a reliability model of the TMR Triple Modular Redundancy system based on analogue measurement channels. While reliability modelling of the standard TMR system based on digital channels has been well described in many previous publications, ... Keywords: Fault Detection Voter FDV, Fault-Tolerant System, Redundancy, Reliability, Triple Modular Redundancy TMR

Pavel Kucera

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

290

Energy Systems Laboratory Groundbreaking  

ScienceCinema (OSTI)

INL recently broke ground for a research facility that will house research programs for bioenergy, advanced battery systems, and new hybrid energy systems that integrate renewable, fossil and nuclear energy sources. Here's video from the groundbreaking ceremony for INL's new Energy Systems Laboratory. You can learn more about CAES research at http://www.facebook.com/idahonationallaboratory.

Hill, David; Otter, C.L.; Simpson, Mike; Rogers, J.W.;

2013-05-28T23:59:59.000Z

291

IDC System Specification Document.  

SciTech Connect

This document contains the system specifications derived to satisfy the system requirements found in the IDC System Requirements Document for the IDC Reengineering Phase 2 project. Revisions Version Date Author/Team Revision Description Authorized by V1.0 12/2014 IDC Reengineering Project Team Initial delivery M. Harris

Clifford, David J.

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292

SYSTEM SAFETY PROGRESS REPORT,  

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SYSTEM SAFETY PROGRESS REPORT, ALSEP Array E NO. ATM 1034 1 PAGE REV. NO. OF 3 DATE 26 July 1971 This A TM documents the progress of the System Safety Program for ALSEP Array E. -~/ Prepared by: · /~t:A~.., Approved by: W. · Lavin, Jr System Safety Engineer / /' J. P. ~/ es, Supervisor · , ALSEF Support

Rathbun, Julie A.

293

Plane waves Lumped systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1 Impedance · Plane waves ­ Lumped systems S x y z Impedance · Plane waves ­ Lumped systems · open tube #12;2 Impedance · Plane waves ­ Lumped systems · closed tube Impedance · Cylindrical waves z x y r #12;3 Impedance · Cylindrical waves ­ Circumferential part n=0 n=1 n=2 n=3 Impedance · Cylindrical

Berlin,Technische Universität

294

Transforming our information systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Transforming our information systems and technology Information Systems Development Framework #12 university. In support of this position we are transforming our information systems, servicesDonald Principal and Vice-Chancellor #12;Strategy for transformation Tactical Delivering the services and tools our

Strathclyde, University of

295

Operating System Resource Management  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Operating System Resource Management Date: Monday, September 27, 2010 Time: 2:00 ­ 3:00 pm Location allocation and de-allocation by an operating system of processor cores, memory pages, and various types constrained. This talk will propose a scheme for addressing the operating system resource management problem

296

Offshore wind energy systems  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Wind energy systems deployed in the shallow but windy waters of the southern North Sea have the potential to provide more than 20% of UK electricity needs. With existing experience of windmills, and of aircraft and offshore structures, such wind energy systems could be developed within a relatively short timescale. A preliminary assessment of the economics of offshore wind energy systems is encouraging.

P Musgrove

1978-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

297

Memory Systems Doug Burger  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Memory Systems Doug Burger University of Wisconsin-Madison A computer's memory system and produces. A perfect memory system is one that can supply immediately any datum that the CPU requests. This ideal memory is not practically implementable, however, as the three factors of memory capacity, speed

Burger, Doug

298

MANAGEMENT CONTROL SYSTEM IN PUBLIC  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1 MANAGEMENT CONTROL SYSTEM IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION: BEYOND RATIONAL MYTHS Nicolas Berland of practices around their management control systems. Despite some apparent failures, the implemented systems organizations have developed management control systems. Historically, these systems have been invented

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

299

Distribution System Research Priorities  

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

Mark McGranaghan Mark McGranaghan EPRI ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM WORKSHOP Crystal City, VA September 24, 2012 Distribution System Research Priorities 2 © 2012 Electric Power Research Institute, Inc. All rights reserved. The Power System Roadmaps start with a Vision Future Power System will require new technologies, infrastructure, and control systems 3 © 2012 Electric Power Research Institute, Inc. All rights reserved. R&D Roadmaps - Coordination is Critical Roadmaps are living documents 4 © 2012 Electric Power Research Institute, Inc. All rights reserved. Developing the next generation grid * Industry needs new technologies, communication protocols, and information management methods - More variable generation sources and controllable loads - Aging infrastructure

300

FRIB cryogenic distribution system  

SciTech Connect

The Michigan State University Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (MSU-FRIB) helium distribution system has been revised to include bayonet/warm valve type disconnects between each cryomodule and the transfer line distribution system, similar to the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (JLab) and the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) cryogenic distribution systems. The heat loads at various temperature levels and some of the features in the design of the distribution system are outlined. The present status, the plans for fabrication, and the procurement approach for the helium distribution system are also included.

Ganni, Venkatarao [JLAB; Dixon, Kelly D. [JLAB; Laverdure, Nathaniel A. [JLAB; Knudsen, Peter N. [JLAB; Arenius, Dana M. [JLAB; Barrios, Matthew N. [Michigan State; Jones, S. [Michigan State; Johnson, M. [Michigan State; Casagrande, Fabio [Michigan State

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301

FRIB cryogenic distribution system  

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The Michigan State University Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (MSU-FRIB) helium distribution system has been revised to include bayonet/warm valve type disconnects between each cryomodule and the transfer line distribution system, similar to the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (JLab) and the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) cryogenic distribution systems. The heat loads at various temperature levels and some of the features in the design of the distribution system are outlined. The present status, the plans for fabrication, and the procurement approach for the helium distribution system are also included.

Ganni, V.; Dixon, K.; Laverdure, N.; Knudsen, P.; Arenius, D. [Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (JLab), Newport News, VA 23606 (United States); Barrios, M.; Jones, S.; Johnson, M.; Casagrande, F. [Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB), Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 (United States)

2014-01-29T23:59:59.000Z

302

E-Print Network 3.0 - adrenal gland caused Sample Search Results  

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

Institute of Technology (MIT) Collection: Biology and Medicine 8 The Endocrine System Endocrine and nervous systems work together Summary: - causes muscle contractionmilk...

303

Ethanol exposure impairs glutamatergic synaptic transmission and plasticity in the ca1 hippocampal region during the third trimester-equivalent of human pregnancy : implications for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder results from developmental exposure to ethanol. Although many organ systems are targeted by this teratogen, the central nervous system is exquisitely (more)

Puglia, Michael

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

304

E-Print Network 3.0 - antidiuretic hormone syndrome Sample Search...  

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2 The Endocrine System Endocrine and nervous systems work together Summary: that enter capillaries - antidiuretic hormone - oxytocin 12;4 23-19 Antidiuretic Hormone (ADH)...

305

Business System Planning Project, Preliminary System Design  

SciTech Connect

CH2M HILL Hanford Group, Inc. (CHG) is currently performing many core business functions including, but not limited to, work control, planning, scheduling, cost estimating, procurement, training, and human resources. Other core business functions are managed by or dependent on Project Hanford Management Contractors including, but not limited to, payroll, benefits and pension administration, inventory control, accounts payable, and records management. In addition, CHG has business relationships with its parent company CH2M HILL, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of River Protection and other River Protection Project contractors, government agencies, and vendors. The Business Systems Planning (BSP) Project, under the sponsorship of the CH2M HILL Hanford Group, Inc. Chief Information Officer (CIO), have recommended information system solutions that will support CHG business areas. The Preliminary System Design was developed using the recommendations from the Alternatives Analysis, RPP-6499, Rev 0 and will become the design base for any follow-on implementation projects. The Preliminary System Design will present a high-level system design, providing a high-level overview of the Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) modules and identify internal and external relationships. This document will not define data structures, user interface components (screens, reports, menus, etc.), business rules or processes. These in-depth activities will be accomplished at implementation planning time.

EVOSEVICH, S.

2000-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

306

LM Records Handling System-Fernald Historical Records System...  

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Fernald Historical Records System, Office of Legacy Management LM Records Handling System-Fernald Historical Records System, Office of Legacy Management LM Records Handling...

307

Serotonin and depression: pathophysiological mechanism or  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

. Some have argued that the 5-HT hypoth- esis has been misused by the pharmaceutical industry to promote of an attack on the pharmaceutical industry, which stands accused of using this notion as a marketing ploy of the pharmaceutical industry, expresses a similar view of the 5-HT hypothesis, `This is an idea that has never any

Alford, Simon

308

Does higher government spending depress private investment?  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

This paper explores the implications of military and nonmilitary government expenditures on gross private investment. The empirical investigation of the issue is carried out via cointegration and error-correction analyses. The second type of public spending is disaggregated into infrastructure, consumption and other general government expenditures. The evidence from four emerging European countries namely, Greece, Ireland, Portugal and Spain, suggests that in some cases public capital spending complements and stimulates investment, while in others it discourages it. Moreover, the results tentatively indicate that defense spending does not impact private investment, thus contributing to the continuing debate of the economic effects of military spending.

Nikiforos T. Laopodis

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

309

OPERATING SYSTEM CONCEPTS Avi Silberschatz  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

OPERATING SYSTEM CONCEPTS Avi Silberschatz Department of Computer Sciences University of Texas & Peter Galvin CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION . What is an operating system? . Early Systems . Simple Batch Systems . Distributed Systems . Real­Time Systems Operating System Concepts, Addison­Wesley ? 1994

Schmidt, Douglas C.

310

NEWTON's Metric System Resources  

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

Please select any link below. Search this page, using your web browser's search function. Please select any link below. Search this page, using your web browser's search function. Metric System References Do you have a great metric reference link? Please click our Ideas page. Featured Reference Links: Metric (SI) References Metric (SI) References Having trouble with the metric system? Visit the National Institute of Standards and Technology's site about the rules and style conventions of the International System of Units (SI). The Metric System The Metric System Need another reference? Try this site provided by Wikipedia that discusses the metric system and its history in depth. Metric Converter Metric Converter Need to convert to Metric? OnlineConversion.com allows you to convert just about anything to just about anything else. This will let you easily from metric to US Standard notation, and vice versa.

311

Idaho Explosives Detection System  

SciTech Connect

The Idaho Explosives Detection System was developed at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) to respond to threats imposed by delivery trucks potentially carrying explosives into military bases. A full-scale prototype system has been built and is currently undergoing testing. The system consists of two racks, one on each side of a subject vehicle. Each rack includes a neutron generator and an array of NaI detectors. The two neutron generators are pulsed and synchronized. A laptop computer controls the entire system. The control software is easily operable by minimally trained staff. The system was developed to detect explosives in a medium size truck within a 5-min measurement time. System performance was successfully demonstrated with explosives at the INL in June 2004 and at Andrews Air Force Base in July 2004.

Edward L. Reber; Larry G. Blackwood; Andrew J. Edwards; J. Keith Jewell; Kenneth W. Rohde; Edward H. Seabury; Jeffery B. Klinger

2005-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

312

Heating and cooling system  

SciTech Connect

Heating and cooling of dwelling houses and other confined spaces is facilitated by a system in which thermal energy is transported between an air heating and cooling system in the dwelling and a water heat storage sink or source, preferably in the form of a swimming pool or swimming pool and spa combination. Special reversing valve circuitry and the use of solar collectors and liquid-to-liquid heat exchangers on the liquid side of the system , and special air valves and air modules on the air side of the system, enhance the system's efficiency and make it practical in the sense that systems employing the invention can utilize existing craft skills and building financing arrangements and building codes, and the like, without major modification.

Krumhansl, M.U.

1982-10-12T23:59:59.000Z

313

Oxidative Tritium Decontamination System  

SciTech Connect

The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Tritium Systems Group has developed and fabricated an Oxidative Tritium Decontamination System (OTDS), which is designed to reduce tritium surface contamination on various components and items. The system is configured to introduce gaseous ozone into a reaction chamber containing tritiated items that require a reduction in tritium surface contamination. Tritium surface contamination (on components and items in the reaction chamber) is removed by chemically reacting elemental tritium to tritium oxide via oxidation, while purging the reaction chamber effluent to a gas holding tank or negative pressure HVAC system. Implementing specific concentrations of ozone along with catalytic parameters, the system is able to significantly reduce surface tritium contamination on an assortment of expendable and non-expendable items. This paper will present the results of various experimentation involving employment of this system.

Charles A. Gentile; John J. Parker; Gregory L. Guttadora; Lloyd P. Ciebiera

2002-02-11T23:59:59.000Z

314

NSLS Computer Systems  

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Computer Systems Computer Systems Micro Systems WorkStation Applications Network Configuration Documents The National Synchrotron Light Source facility at the Brookhaven National Laboratory in New York, consists of two storage rings, one for VUV operating at 800 Mev and one for XRAY at 2.8 Gev and a common injection system comprised of a linear accelerator and a Booster ring. Hardware Architecture The hardware architecture of the present control system follows the current trend seen in many accelerator facilities. It is a two-level distributed system consisting of HP/900 series workstations connected by the standard ethernet to VME-based microprocessor subsystems. All the workstations have local disk and sufficient memory for fast response. Workstations are used as file server, back-up file server and for program development and other

315

Building America System Research  

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

Building America System Building America System Research Eric Werling, DOE Ren Anderson, NREL eric.werling@ee.doe.gov, 202-586-0410 ren.anderson@nrel.gov, 303-384-7443 April 2, 2013 Building America System Innovations: Accelerating Innovation in Home Energy Savings 2 | Program Name or Ancillary Text eere.energy.gov Project Relevance 3 | Building Technologies Office eere.energy.gov Building America Fills Market Need for a High-Performance Homes HUB of Innovation

316

Corrosion consultant expert system  

SciTech Connect

The development and use of an expert system to recommend coatings for flue gas desulfurization (FGD) plant is described. The system ranks coatings by their material properties, experimental test and plant performance scores when the component to be coated and its working environment are specified. The user interface, the inference engine, the knowledge base and the implementation of the expert system are presented with comments on its suitability and application for corrosion consultations.

Mo, Y.L. [National Cheng Kung Univ., Tainan (Taiwan, Province of China)

1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

317

Ventilation Air Preconditioning Systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Ventilation Air Preconditioning Systems Mukesh Khattar Michael J. Brandemuehl Manager, Space Conditioning and Refrigeration Associate Professor Customer Systems Group Joint Center for Energy Management Electric Power Research Institute Campus... costs, the small, modular nature of the system allows great flexibility for fitting into retrofit geometries and saves space in new construction. Moreover, a single chiller can serve multiple air-handling units-in stark contrast to packaged...

Khattar, M.; Brandemuehl, M. J.

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

318

Precision displacement reference system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A precision displacement reference system is described, which enables real time accountability over the applied displacement feedback system to precision machine tools, positioning mechanisms, motion devices, and related operations. As independent measurements of tool location is taken by a displacement feedback system, a rotating reference disk compares feedback counts with performed motion. These measurements are compared to characterize and analyze real time mechanical and control performance during operation.

Bieg, Lothar F. (Albuquerque, NM); Dubois, Robert R. (Albuquerque, NM); Strother, Jerry D. (Edgewood, NM)

2000-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

319

Pumping System Assessment Tool  

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

The Pumping System Assessment Tool (PSAT) is a free online software tool to help industrial users assess the efficiency of pumping system operations. PSAT uses achievable pump performance data from Hydraulic Institute standards and motor performance data from the MotorMaster+ database to calculate potential energy and associated cost savings. The tool also enables users to save and retrieve log files, default values, and system curves for sharing analyses with other users.

320

Systems Engineering Handbook Foreword ................................ ................................ ................................ ............................ ix  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

NASA Systems Engineering Handbook SP-610S June 1995 #12;Contents Foreword ................................ ................................ ................................ .... 1 Fundamentals of System Engineering ................................ ............................ 3 Definition of Systems Engineering

Rhoads, James

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321

Fan Systems | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

to save energy in fan systems. Fan Tools Tools to Assess Your Energy System Fan System Assessment Tool (FSAT) Qualified Specialists Qualified Specialists have passed a rigorous...

322

Engineered Geothermal Systems.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

?? Different concepts for Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) are presented and evaluated according to their potential for medium to large scale power production in Norwegian (more)

Drange, Lars Anders

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

323

Norcal Waste Systems, Inc.  

SciTech Connect

Fact sheet describes the LNG long-haul heavy-duty trucks at Norcal Waste Systems Inc.'s Sanitary Fill Company.

Not Available

2002-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

324

Nuclear Energy Systems  

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

Role of Synchrotron Radiation in Solving Scientific Challenges in Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems 27 to 28 January 2010 at Argonne's Advanced Photon Source Scope Third-generation...

325

Technical Publications by System  

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

Technical Publications include Sourcebooks, Handbooks, Market Assessments, and other technical documents. Sourcebooks give the detailed technical information necessary for comprehensive understanding of energy system components, including how to analyze facility needs, optimize performance, and identify and implement energy efficiency and productivity improvements. Handbooks provide the detailed information necessary to assess and squeeze the greatest efficiency out of industrial systems. They provide hands-on advice for engineers and equipment operators. Market assessments describe the state of the market for industrial systems, components, and energy efficiency services; customer awareness of and desire for efficient systems; and the potential market for more efficient technology.

326

Vehicle & Systems Simulation & Testing  

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

penetration of advanced vehicles and systems to displace petroleum consumption, reduce GHG emissions, and achieve vehicle electrification goals. Evaluate technology targets...

327

NETL: SOFC Systems Analysis  

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

systems analysis: Assessment of the Distributed Generation Market Potential for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell PDF Analysis of Integrated Gasification Fuel Cell Plant Configurations...

328

System Benefits Charge  

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

New York's system benefits charge (SBC), established in 1996 by the New York Public Service Commission (PSC), supports energy efficiency, education and outreach, research and development, and low...

329

Remote Systems Design & Deployment  

SciTech Connect

The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) was tasked by Washington River Protection Solutions, LLC (WRPS) to provide information and lessons learned relating to the design, development and deployment of remote systems, particularly remote arm/manipulator systems. This report reflects PNNLs experience with remote systems and lays out the most important activities that need to be completed to successfully design, build, deploy and operate remote systems in radioactive and chemically contaminated environments. It also contains lessons learned from PNNLs work experiences, and the work of others in the national laboratory complex.

Bailey, Sharon A.; Baker, Carl P.; Valdez, Patrick LJ

2009-08-28T23:59:59.000Z

330

Aerial Measuring System  

Directives, Delegations, and Requirements

To establish policy for the Department of Energy's (DOE) Aerial Measuring System (AMS) Program. This directive does not cancel another directive. Canceled by DOE O 153.1.

1991-09-20T23:59:59.000Z

331

Energy Management Systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This presentation will address results from a pilot project with 10 chemical plants on energy management systems and the development of an energy efficiency plant certification program....

Ferland, K.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

332

Ductless Hydronic Distribution Systems  

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

This presentation is from a Building America webinar conducted on November 8, 2011, by the Alliance for Residential Building Innovation (ARBI) about ductless hydronic distribution systems.

333

Sensors, Instrumentation Systems  

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

systems are important to all three of the primary Laboratory missions: reducing global threats, solving energy security challenges, and ensuring the nuclear deterrent. Over...

334

Advanced Reciprocating Engine Systems  

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

The Advanced Reciprocating Engine Systems (ARES) program is designed to promote separate but parallel engine development between the major stationary, gaseous fueled engine manufacturers in the...

335

Advanced CSP Systems Analysis  

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

and sensitivity analyses for assessing system performance and economics of a solar thermal power plant * Acquired tools and methods to develop integrated models to...

336

Thermal Control & System Integration  

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

The thermal control and system integration activity focuses on issues such as the integration of motor and power control technologies and the development of advanced thermal control technologies....

337

Cooling System Analysis.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??ABSTRACT This master thesis report describes the behavior of a cooling system based on the power consumption and power losses during the velocity range. The (more)

Cruz, Joo Pedro Brs da

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

338

Comprehensive Emergency Management System  

Directives, Delegations, and Requirements

The Order establishes policy and assigns roles and responsibilities for the Department of Energy (DOE) Emergency Management System. Cancels DOE O 151.1B.

2005-11-02T23:59:59.000Z

339

Virtual Control System Environment  

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

Control System Environment Sandia National Laboratories is a multi-program laboratory managed and operated by Sandia Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin...

340

Photovoltaic Systems Interconnected onto Secondary Network Distribution Systems Success Stories  

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

This report examines six case studies of photovoltaic (PV) systems integrated into secondary network systems. The six PV systems were chosen for evaluation because they are interconnected to secondary network systems located in four major Solar America Cities.

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341

EXTENSIONS OF LINKING SYSTEMS AND FUSION SYSTEMS BOB OLIVER  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

to construct certain * *types of extensions of abstract fusion and linking systems. The special case shown EXTENSIONS OF LINKING SYSTEMS AND FUSION SYSTEMS BOB extensions of fusion and li* *nking systems by groups of outer automorphisms. Special cases

Oliver, Bob

342

Synchronization through system interconnections  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

......applications, e.g. steel rolling mills, paper plants, and hydraulic press systems (D'Azzo & Houpis 1966), a number of identical...asymptotically stable. Proof. If (cj, Ar) is observable, then cj cArt is a fundamental system of solutions of the differential equation......

S. SCHMID; D. PRTZEL-WOLTERS

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

343

Grinding Wheel System  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A grinding wheel system includes a grinding wheel with at least one embedded sensor. The system also includes an adapter disk containing electronics that process signals produced by each embedded sensor and that transmits sensor information to a data processing platform for further processing of the transmitted information.

Malkin, Stephen (Amherst, MA); Gao, Robert (Amherst, MA); Guo, Changsheng (South Windsor, CT); Varghese, Biju (Worthington, OH); Pathare, Sumukh (Waltham, MA)

2006-01-10T23:59:59.000Z

344

Grinding Wheel System  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A grinding wheel system includes a grinding wheel with at least one embedded sensor. The system also includes an adapter disk containing electronics that process signals produced by each embedded sensor and that transmits sensor information to a data processing platform for further processing of the transmitted information.

Malkin, Stephen (Amherst, MA); Gao, Robert (Amherst, MA); Guo, Changsheng (South Windsor, CT); Varghese, Biju (Worthington, OH); Pathare, Sumukh (Waltham, MA)

2003-08-05T23:59:59.000Z

345

Modular Integrated Energy Systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Honeywell #12;Modular Integrated Energy Systems Task 5 Prototype Development Reference Design DocumentationModular Integrated Energy Systems Prepared for: Oak Ridge National Laboratory P.O. Box 2008 Building 3147 Oak Ridge, TN 37831 April 27, 2006 Prepared by: Honeywell Laboratories 3660 Technology Drive

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

346

Operating Systems Introduction  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

by the environment" 4 Introduction (2) ¿ Examples of real-time systems: ¿ plant control ¿ control of production systems ¿ space missions ¿ household appliances ¿ virtual / augmented reality #12;3 5 Introduction (3 of application: ¿ Automotive: · power-train control, air-bag control, steer by wire, brake by wire ¿ Aircraft

Bogliolo, Alessandro

347

Tip Sheets by System  

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

Two-page tip sheets give engineers and equipment operators advice to quickly make improvements. Learn how to determine air-fuel ratios for burners, evaluate adjustable speed drive efficiency, inspect and repair steam traps, benchmark fuel costs, and handle other system efficiency issues. Available for: pumps, steam, motors, compressed air, process heating, and plant-wide systems.

348

Plant Phenotype Characterization System  

SciTech Connect

This report is the final scientific report for the DOE Inventions and Innovations Project: Plant Phenotype Characterization System, DE-FG36-04GO14334. The period of performance was September 30, 2004 through July 15, 2005. The project objective is to demonstrate the viability of a new scientific instrument concept for the study of plant root systems. The root systems of plants are thought to be important in plant yield and thus important to DOE goals in renewable energy sources. The scientific study and understanding of plant root systems is hampered by the difficulty in observing root activity and the inadequacy of existing root study instrumentation options. We have demonstrated a high throughput, non-invasive, high resolution technique for visualizing plant root systems in-situ. Our approach is based upon low-energy x-ray radiography and the use of containers and substrates (artificial soil) which are virtually transparent to x-rays. The system allows us to germinate and grow plant specimens in our containers and substrates and to generate x-ray images of the developing root system over time. The same plant can be imaged at different times in its development. The system can be used for root studies in plant physiology, plant morphology, plant breeding, plant functional genomics and plant genotype screening.

Daniel W McDonald; Ronald B Michaels

2005-09-09T23:59:59.000Z

349

Cognitive Systems Cognitive Modeling  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1 Cognitive Systems Cognitive Modeling Foundations of Information Processing in Natural Barkowsky, Christian Freksa 2 Cognitive Systems: Topics · Introduction · Perception · Memory and Reasoning · Learning and Action · Communication · Empirical Methods 3 Cognitive Modeling: Topics · Cognitive

Bremen, Universität

350

Class Notes FOUNDATION SYSTEMS  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

CEE 6443 Class Notes FOUNDATION SYSTEMS Applied Geotechnical Analysis and Evaluation by Paul W: 404-894-6226; Fax-2281 January 2004 #12;CEE 6443 FOUNDATION SYSTEMS Paul W. Mayne, PhD, P.E. Professor) ! Shallow Foundations ` Spread Footings ` Structural Mats/Rafts ` Deformations (deflections, displacements

Jacobs, Laurence J.

351

Overview of locking systems  

SciTech Connect

The purpose of this document is to present technical information that should be useful for understanding and applying locking systems for physical protection and control. There are major sections on hardware for locks, vaults, safes, and security containers. Other topics include management of lock systems and safety considerations. This document also contains notes on standards and specifications and a glossary.

Gee, K.T.; Scott, S.H.; Wilde, M.G. [Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States); Highland, S.E. [Albuquerque Safe Co., Albuquerque, NM (United States)

1993-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

352

Solar powered desalination system  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Production Requirements Energy Source Natural Gas Nuclear SolarSolar Energy Calculator using Google Maps 23 Table 1.24: PV System Power ProductionSolar Desalination Systems34 Table 1.20: Energy Requirements of Desalination Methods.35 Table 1.21: PEC Hydrogen Production.

Mateo, Tiffany Alisa

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

353

STRATEGIC FOCUS: Sustainable Systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

to apply sustain- ability principles to building and design, transportation and other fields, to green, presented an ecologically-sustainable sanitation system developed for a small hospital in northern Haiti1010 STRATEGIC FOCUS: Sustainable Systems Biology doctoral student Tanya Lubansky uses quan

354

Secure video communications system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A secure video communications system having at least one command network formed by a combination of subsystems. The combination of subsystems to include a video subsystem, an audio subsystem, a communications subsystem, and a control subsystem. The video communications system to be window driven and mouse operated, and having the ability to allow for secure point-to-point real-time teleconferencing.

Smith, Robert L. (Idaho Falls, ID)

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

355

Residential photovoltaic systems costs  

SciTech Connect

A study of costs associated with the installation and operation of a residential photovoltaic system has been conducted to determine present and projected (1986) status. As a basis for the study, a residential photovoltaic system design projected for 1986 was assumed, consisting of two principal components: a roof-mounted array and a utility-interactive inverter. The scope of the study encompassed both silicon and cadmium sulfide photovoltaic modules. Cost estimates were obtained by a survey and study of reports generated by companies and agencies presently active in each of the subsystem area. Where necessary, supplemental estimates were established as part of this study. The range of estimates for silicon-based systems strongly suggest that such systems will be competitive for new installations and reasonably competitive for retrofit applications. The cadmium-sulfide-based system cost estimates, which are less certain than those for silicon, indicate that these systems will be marginally competitive with silicon-based systems for new construction, but not competitive for retrofit applications. Significant variations from the DOE system price sub-goals were found, however, particularly in the areas of array mounting, wiring and cleaning. Additional development work appears needed in these areas.

Cox, C.H. III

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

356

Radiation safety system  

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......disable this safety function and...circuits and software. Other required...source in case of radiation monitors. Feedback...from other non-safety systems to prevent...write and check software. The expected...logic systems for safety functions can...levels of prompt radiation hazard. ACS......

Vaclav Vylet; James C. Liu; Lawrence S. Walker

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

357

Towards open architecture system  

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The use of diverse standards while developing web and mobile technologies brings new challenges when it comes to flexibility, interoperability, customizability and extensibility of the software systems. In addition, such systems in most of the cases ... Keywords: Open architecture, customizability, evolvability, extensibility, flexibility, model, validation, web and mobile software

Bahtijar Vogel

2013-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

358

Modular Integrated Energy Systems  

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-driven absorption chiller, · Install and monitor the performance of a prototype IES modular system employing consists of a gas turbine-generator, a heat recovery steam generator, and a waste heat fired absorption chiller. The key goals of the project are: · Develop a set of "reference" CAD-based IES modular system

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

359

Systems Integration (Fact Sheet)  

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The Systems Integration (SI) subprogram works closely with industry, universities, and the national laboratories to overcome technical barriers to the large-scale deployment of solar technologies. To support these goals, the subprogram invests primarily in four areas: grid integration, technology validation, solar resource assessment, and balance of system development.

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2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

360

Energy systems transformation  

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...as a consequence, the energy system as a whole more...probably is a time at which reform measures to create a...advisable in both the energy system and the financial...development of atomic energy [see, for example, Japan...platform in the Gulf of Mexico, the New York Stock Exchange...

A. T. C. Jrme Dangerman; Hans Joachim Schellnhuber

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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361

Purge water management system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A purge water management system is described for effectively eliminating the production of purge water when obtaining a groundwater sample from a monitoring well. In its preferred embodiment, the purge water management system comprises an expandable container, a transportation system, and a return system. The purge water management system is connected to a wellhead sampling configuration, typically permanently installed at the well site. A pump, positioned with the monitoring well, pumps groundwater through the transportation system into the expandable container, which expands in direct proportion with volume of groundwater introduced, usually three or four well volumes, yet prevents the groundwater from coming into contact with the oxygen in the air. After this quantity of groundwater has been removed from the well, a sample is taken from a sampling port, after which the groundwater in the expandable container can be returned to the monitoring well through the return system. The purge water management system prevents the purge water from coming in contact with the outside environment, especially oxygen, which might cause the constituents of the groundwater to oxidize. Therefore, by introducing the purge water back into the monitoring well, the necessity of dealing with the purge water as a hazardous waste under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act is eliminated.

Cardoso-Neto, J.E.; Williams, D.W.

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

362

Challenges in Embedded Systems  

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even if AC power available u Harsh environment · Power fluctuations, RF interference, lightning · Heat Can't You Design Embedded Systems Just Like Desktop Systems? #12;10 Case Study: Synthesize A Remote-by-composition tool #12;11 What's A Remote Entry Receiver? u RF receiver for door locks, trunk (boot), latch, etc. · 8

Koopman, Philip

363

WASTEWATER SYSTEMS Henrik Bechmann  

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MODELLING OF WASTEWATER SYSTEMS Henrik Bechmann Lyngby 1999 ATV Erhvervsforskerprojekt EF 623 IMM, N. K. (1998). Control of sewer systems and wastewater treatment plants using pollutant concentration., and Nielsen, M. K. (1999). Grey box modelling of first flush and incoming wastewater at a wastewater treatment

364

WASTEWATER SYSTEMS Henrik Bechmann  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

MODELLING OF WASTEWATER SYSTEMS Henrik Bechmann Lyngby 1999 ATV Erhvervsforskerprojekt EF 623 IMM., and Poulsen, N. K. (1998). Control of sewer systems and wastewater treatment plants using pollutant, N. K., and Nielsen, M. K. (1999). Grey box modelling of first flush and incoming wastewater

365

Liquid Phase Heating Systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

saturation pressure is ju'st under 278 psig. To this, pump head, pump NPSH and static head due to elevated piping must l be added to arrive at total pressure in a steam cushioned HTW system. Nitrogen cushioned systems are more common, and expansion...

Mordt, E. H.

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

366

Energy systems transformation  

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...that at present its energy technologies have...to mitigate the energy systems current...solar, wind, geothermal, heat (jointly 0...1) and hydro energy (2.3%) made up...the basis of IEA research spanning the last 3.5 decades, the development of global TPES suggests...

A. T. C. Jrme Dangerman; Hans Joachim Schellnhuber

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

367

Graduate Studies Transportation Systems Engineering  

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Graduate Studies Transportation Systems Engineering TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS The transportation that transportation systems engineering can promote a thriving economy and a better quality of life by ensuring that transportation systems themselves affect the environment through operations, construction, and maintenance

Jacobs, Laurence J.

368

Fan System Assessment Tool Introduction  

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

This presentation provides an introduction to the Fan System Assessment Tool (FSAT). With FSAT, users can calculate the amount of energy used by their fan system; determine system efficiency; and quantify the savings potential of an upgraded system.

369

Balance-of-System Equipment Required for Renewable Energy Systems |  

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

Balance-of-System Equipment Required for Renewable Energy Systems Balance-of-System Equipment Required for Renewable Energy Systems Balance-of-System Equipment Required for Renewable Energy Systems July 2, 2012 - 8:21pm Addthis Both grid-connected and off-grid home renewable energy systems require additional “balance-of-system” equipment. Both grid-connected and off-grid home renewable energy systems require additional "balance-of-system" equipment. How does it work? With a stand-alone system, depending on your needs, balance-of-system equipment could account for half of your total system costs. For both stand-alone and grid-connect systems, you will need power conditioning equipment, safety equipment, and meters and instrumentation. For stand-alone systems, you will also want batteries and charge controllers.

370

Decision support system to select cover systems  

SciTech Connect

The objective of this technology is to provide risk managers with a defensible, objective way to select capping alternatives for remediating radioactive and mixed waste landfills. The process of selecting containment cover technologies for mixed waste landfills requires consideration of many complex and interrelated technical, regulatory, and economic issues. A Decision Support System (DSS) is needed to integrate the knowledge of experts from scientific, engineering, and management disciplines to help in selecting the best capping practice for the site.

Bostick, K.V.

1995-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

371

NETL: Gasification Systems - Syngas Processing Systems  

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Syngas Processing Systems Syngas Processing Systems Gasification Systems Syngas Processing Systems The various downstream uses of syngas require that most of the contaminants present in raw syngas be removed to very low levels prior to use. Many of these contaminants can contribute to erosion, corrosion, and loss of strength in gas turbine components, and can act as poisons to the catalysts often used in syngas conversion and utilization processes. These same contaminants include or result in regulated air pollutants such as SOx, NOx, particulates, and mercury and other trace metals, which must be removed to increasingly low levels to meet stringent regulatory limits on air emissions. Conventional methods for removing sulfur and other contaminants from syngas typically rely on chemical or physical absorption processes operating at low temperatures. However, after contaminant removal, the gas has to be reheated prior to its use in a gas turbine or other chemical synthesis process; in the case of downstream hydrogen production, additional steam needs to be added back to the syngas. These process swings adversely impact the plant's thermal efficiency and cost. Techno-economic analysis shows that gas-cleaning processes amenable to higher operating temperatures could significantly reduce this efficiency loss and improve the gasification plant's commercial viability. It is also critical that, while improving efficiency and reducing cost, the gas cleaning removes a wide variety of coal contaminants (including hydrogen sulfide, ammonia, hydrogen chloride, and carbonyl sulfide, as well as various forms of trace metals, including arsenic, mercury, selenium, and cadmium) to extremely low levels. Accordingly, the R&D approach in this area focuses on the development of high-efficiency processes that operate at moderate to high temperatures and provide multi-contaminant control to meet the highest environmental standards.

372

Traction Drive Systems Breakout  

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Traction Drive Systems Breakout Traction Drive Systems Breakout John M. Miller, PhD, PE, F.IEEE, F.SAE Oak Ridge National Laboratory Facilitator July 24, 2012 EV Everywhere Grand Challenge Vehicle Technologies Program - Advanced Power Electronics and Electric Motors eere.energy.gov EV Everywhere Traction Drive System * DOE goals for Electric Traction Drive System (TDS) innovations must be disruptive innovation focused to meet the CY2022 price target ($20,000 $25,000) for a mid-sized 5 passenger sedan having 5 year simple payback. Enhanced Efficiency Reduced Cost Traction Drive System EETT Roadmap: "Therefore, research is needed to develop technologies that are less expensive and, at the same time, smaller, lighter, more efficient, and equally reliable as conventional automotive technologies. "

373

Business System Management Review  

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P-004 Business System Management Review Process 11_0304Page 1 of 7 P-004 Business System Management Review Process 11_0304Page 1 of 7 EOTA - Business Process Document Title: Business System Management Review Process Document Number: P-004 Rev 11_0304 Document Owner: Elizabeth Sousa Backup Owner: Melissa Otero Approver(s): Melissa Otero Parent Document: Q-001, Quality Manual Notify of Changes: EOTA Employees Referenced Document(s): F-009, Business System Management Review Template P-004 Business System Management Review Process 11_0304Page 2 of 7 Revision History: Rev. Description of Change A Initial Release 08_0414 Corrective Actions, Preventive Actions, and Improvement Opportunity 09_1124 Edited document for clarity and to better fit the process in use. Added requirement to provide management with

374

Safety System Oversight  

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Safety System Oversight Safety System Oversight Office of Nuclear Safety Home Safety System Oversight Home Annual SSO/FR Workshop DOE Safety Links › ORPS Info › Operating Experience Summary › DOE Lessons Learned › Accident Investigation Program Assessment Tools › SSO CRADS Subject Matter Links General Program Information › Program Mission Statement › SSO Program Description › SSO Annual Award Program › SSO Annual Award › SSO Steering Committee › SSO Program Assessment CRAD SSO Logo Items Site Leads and Steering Committee Archive Facility Representative Contact Us HSS Logo SSO SSO Program News Congratulations to Ronnie L. Alderson of Nevada Field Office, the Winner of the 2012 Safety System Oversight Annual Award! 2012 Safety System Oversight Annual Award Nominees SSO Staffing Analysis

375

Transportation System Requirements Document  

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This Transportation System Requirements Document (Trans-SRD) describes the functions to be performed by and the technical requirements for the Transportation System to transport spent nuclear fuel (SNF) and high-level radioactive waste (HLW) from Purchaser and Producer sites to a Civilian Radioactive Waste Management System (CRWMS) site, and between CRWMS sites. The purpose of this document is to define the system-level requirements for Transportation consistent with the CRWMS Requirement Document (CRD). These requirements include design and operations requirements to the extent they impact on the development of the physical segments of Transportation. The document also presents an overall description of Transportation, its functions, its segments, and the requirements allocated to the segments and the system-level interfaces with Transportation. The interface identification and description are published in the CRWMS Interface Specification.

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1993-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

376

Data acquisition system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A data acquisition circuit for a particle detection system that allows for time tagging of particles detected by the system. The particle detection system screens out background noise and discriminate between hits from scattered and unscattered particles. The detection system can also be adapted to detect a wide variety of particle types. The detection system utilizes a particle detection pixel array, each pixel containing a back-biased PIN diode, and a data acquisition pixel array. Each pixel in the particle detection pixel array is in electrical contact with a pixel in the data acquisition pixel array. In response to a particle hit, the affected PIN diodes generate a current, which is detected by the corresponding data acquisition pixels. This current is integrated to produce a voltage across a capacitor, the voltage being related to the amount of energy deposited in the pixel by the particle. The current is also used to trigger a read of the pixel hit by the particle.

Shapiro, Stephen L. (14228 Amherst Ct., Los Altos Hills, CA 94022); Mani, Sudhindra (1618 17th St., Sacramento, CA 95814); Atlas, Eugene L. (440 De Anza Ct., Oceanside, CA 92057); Cords, Dieter H. W. (526 Cuesta Real, La Honda, CA 94020); Holbrook, Britt (4540 Varsity Ct., Sacramento, CA 95841)

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

377

Thermodynamics of driven systems  

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A geometrical formulation of thermodynamics is carried in this paper to a domain that includes dynamics and driven systems. Let it be known from experience that the behavior of an externally unforced or a driven system is well described in a state space N. The thermodynamics of the system is a geometrical structure in N that arises from an analysis of the time evolution in a more microscopic (i.e., depicting more details) state space M. If in particular the system is externally unforced then the state space N can be chosen to be the state space NET of equilibrium thermodynamics. The geometrical structure in NET, obtained by analyzing the time evolution in a more microscopic state space M, appears to be the geometrical formulation of classical equilibrium thermodynamics. The general formulation of thermodynamics introduced in this paper is illustrated by the example of a k-component system undergoing a chemical reaction.

Miroslav Grmela

1993-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

378

Basic fluid system trainer  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A trainer, mounted and housed within a mobile console, is used to teach and reinforce fluid principles to students. The system trainer has two centrifugal pumps, each driven by a corresponding two-speed electric motor. The motors are controlled by motor controllers for operating the pumps to circulate the fluid stored within a supply tank through a closed system. The pumps may be connected in series or in parallel. A number of valves are also included within the system to effect different flow paths for the fluid. In addition, temperature and pressure sensing instruments are installed throughout the closed system for measuring the characteristics of the fluid, as it passes through the different valves and pumps. These measurements are indicated on a front panel mounted to the console, as a teaching aid, to allow the students to observe the characteristics of the system.

Semans, Joseph P. (Uniontown, PA); Johnson, Peter G. (Pittsburgh, PA); LeBoeuf, Jr., Robert F. (Clairton, PA); Kromka, Joseph A. (Idaho Falls, ID); Goron, Ronald H. (Connellsville, PA); Hay, George D. (Venetia, PA)

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

379

Compressed Air System Control Strategies  

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

This tip sheet briefly discusses compressed air system control strategies as a means to improving and maintaining system performance.

380

Analyzing Your Compressed Air System  

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

This tip sheet outlines the process to analyze industrial compressed air systems and ensure proper system configuration.

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381

Effect of reticuloendothelial system blockade on the biotransformation of methyl mercury in the rat  

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It has been reported that methyl mercury (MeHg) administered to animals is biotransformed to inorganic mercury. Several studies have presented that there are two degradation process, by intestinal microflora and by animal tissues themselves. In a previous paper, the authors reported the biotransformation of MeHg in the rat was enhanced by phenylhydrazine administration, and inhibited by splenectomy or treatment with carrageenan (CAR). They suggested that spleen and liver might be the important sites for formation of inorganic mercury, and that reticuloendothelial system (RES) cells in these organs might play a major role in this biotransformation. The clearance activity of RES cells, mainly located in the liver and spleen, can be depressed by saturating those cells with CAR, colloidal carbon (CC), trypan blue (TB), colloidal iron (CFe), dextran sulfate, silica. The purpose of this study is to confirm the relationship between RES function and biotransformation of MeHg by using four representative blockers, CC, TB, CFe and CAR. The inhibited biotransformation of MeHg in RES-blocker-treated rats was evaluated by measuring the amount of total and inorganic mercury in tissues. On the other hand, RES cell activity was measured by carbon clearance tests.

Suda, Ikuo; Takahashi, Hitoshi (Kumamoto Univ. Medical School (Japan))

1990-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

382

Sustainable Acquisition Coding System | Department of Energy  

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

Sustainable Acquisition Coding System Sustainable Acquisition Coding System Sustainable Acquisition Coding System Sustainable Acquisition Coding System More Documents &...

383

Medical imaging systems  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A medical imaging system provides simultaneous rendering of visible light and fluorescent images. The system may employ dyes in a small-molecule form that remains in a subject's blood stream for several minutes, allowing real-time imaging of the subject's circulatory system superimposed upon a conventional, visible light image of the subject. The system may also employ dyes or other fluorescent substances associated with antibodies, antibody fragments, or ligands that accumulate within a region of diagnostic significance. In one embodiment, the system provides an excitation light source to excite the fluorescent substance and a visible light source for general illumination within the same optical guide that is used to capture images. In another embodiment, the system is configured for use in open surgical procedures by providing an operating area that is closed to ambient light. More broadly, the systems described herein may be used in imaging applications where a visible light image may be usefully supplemented by an image formed from fluorescent emissions from a fluorescent substance that marks areas of functional interest.

Frangioni, John V. (Wayland, MA)

2012-07-24T23:59:59.000Z

384

Systems Integration Methodology  

SciTech Connect

A multi-disciplinary team led by the Advanced Power and Energy Program (APEP) of the University of California at Irvine is defining the system engineering issues associated with the integration of key components and subsystems into power plant systems that meet performance and emission goals of VISION 21. The myriad of fuels, fuel processing, power generation, and emission control technologies are narrowed down to selected scenarios by a screening analysis to identify those combinations that have the potential to achieve the VISION 21 goals consisting of 60% efficiency (HHV) for coal based systems and 75% efficiency (LHV) for gas-based systems. The selected promising cycle scenarios are then analyzed in detail to develop the performance and costs for each. The methodology used in arriving at these promising cases and the preliminary results of the cycle analyses are presented. The technology levels considered are based on projected technical and manufacturing advances being made in industry and on advances identified in current and future government supported research such as the Clean Coal Program, Combustion 2000 (LEBS and HIPPS), Advanced Turbine Systems program, Low-Cost Advanced Fuel Cell programs, and the Flexible Gas Turbine Systems program. Examples of systems included in these advanced cycles are solid oxide and molten carbonate fuel cells, advanced gas turbines, ion transport membrane separation and hydrogen-oxygen combustion.

Samuelsen, Scott; Rao, Ashok

2001-11-06T23:59:59.000Z

385

On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Mound System  

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Septic tank Pump tank Distribution pipe Sand Gravel Geotextile fabric On-site wastewater treatment systems Mound system Bruce Lesikar and Vance Weynand Associate Professor and Extension Agricultural Engineering Specialist, Extension Assistant... The Texas A&M University System L-5414 4-02 Figure 1: A mound system for distributing treated wastewater to the soil. A mound system for wastewater is a soil absorption system placed above the natural surface of the ground. Mound systems are used...

Lesikar, B.; Waynard, V.

386

Automatic TLI recognition system. Part 1: System description  

SciTech Connect

This report describes an automatic target recognition system for fast screening of large amounts of multi-sensor image data, based on low-cost parallel processors. This system uses image data fusion and gives uncertainty estimates. It is relatively low cost, compact, and transportable. The software is easily enhanced to expand the system`s capabilities, and the hardware is easily expandable to increase the system`s speed. This volume gives a general description of the ATR system.

Partin, J.K.; Lassahn, G.D.; Davidson, J.R.

1994-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

387

Cyberspace security system  

SciTech Connect

A system evaluates reliability, performance and/or safety by automatically assessing the targeted system's requirements. A cost metric quantifies the impact of failures as a function of failure cost per unit of time. The metrics or measurements may render real-time (or near real-time) outcomes by initiating active response against one or more high ranked threats. The system may support or may be executed in many domains including physical domains, cyber security domains, cyber-physical domains, infrastructure domains, etc. or any other domains that are subject to a threat or a loss.

Abercrombie, Robert K; Sheldon, Frederick T; Ferragut, Erik M

2014-06-24T23:59:59.000Z

388

Computerized procedures system  

SciTech Connect

An online data driven computerized procedures system that guides an operator through a complex process facility's operating procedures. The system monitors plant data, processes the data and then, based upon this processing, presents the status of the current procedure step and/or substep to the operator. The system supports multiple users and a single procedure definition supports several interface formats that can be tailored to the individual user. Layered security controls access privileges and revisions are version controlled. The procedures run on a server that is platform independent of the user workstations that the server interfaces with and the user interface supports diverse procedural views.

Lipner, Melvin H. (Monroeville, PA); Mundy, Roger A. (North Huntingdon, PA); Franusich, Michael D. (Upper St. Clair, PA)

2010-10-12T23:59:59.000Z

389

Shock destruction armor system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A shock destruction armor system is constructed and arranged to destroy the force of impact of a projectile by shock hydrodynamics. The armor system is designed to comprise a plurality of superimposed armor plates each preferably having a thickness less than five times the projectile's diameter and are preferably separated one-from-another by a distance at least equal to one-half of the projectile's diameter. The armor plates are effective to hydrodynamically and sequentially destroy the projectile. The armor system is particularly adapted for use on various military vehicles, such as tanks, aircraft and ships.

Froeschner, Kenneth E. (Livermore, CA)

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

390

Tokamak Systems Code  

SciTech Connect

The FEDC Tokamak Systems Code calculates tokamak performance, cost, and configuration as a function of plasma engineering parameters. This version of the code models experimental tokamaks. It does not currently consider tokamak configurations that generate electrical power or incorporate breeding blankets. The code has a modular (or subroutine) structure to allow independent modeling for each major tokamak component or system. A primary benefit of modularization is that a component module may be updated without disturbing the remainder of the systems code as long as the imput to or output from the module remains unchanged.

Reid, R.L.; Barrett, R.J.; Brown, T.G.; Gorker, G.E.; Hooper, R.J.; Kalsi, S.S.; Metzler, D.H.; Peng, Y.K.M.; Roth, K.E.; Spampinato, P.T.

1985-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

391

Designing Resilient, Sustainable Systems  

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Although many business enterprises have adopted sustainability goals, the actual development of sustainable systems remains challenging because of the broad range of economic, environmental and social factors that need to be considered across the system life cycle. ... The challenge of boundary definition is evident in a sustainable mobility study being conducted by an international group of automotive and energy companies working with the World Business Council for Sustainable Develop ment. ... Recognizing the scientific challenges of integrated system evaluation, the National Science Foundation has initiated a program in biocomplexity, which addresses the dynamic web of often surprising interrelationships that arise when components of the global ecosystembiological, physical, chemical, and the human dimensioninteract (43). ...

Joseph Fiksel

2003-11-04T23:59:59.000Z

392

Power management system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A method of managing power resources for an electrical system of a vehicle may include identifying enabled power sources from among a plurality of power sources in electrical communication with the electrical system and calculating a threshold power value for the enabled power sources. A total power load placed on the electrical system by one or more power consumers may be measured. If the total power load exceeds the threshold power value, then a determination may be made as to whether one or more additional power sources is available from among the plurality of power sources. At least one of the one or more additional power sources may be enabled, if available.

Algrain, Marcelo C. (Peoria, IL); Johnson, Kris W. (Washington, IL); Akasam, Sivaprasad (Peoria, IL); Hoff, Brian D. (East Peoria, IL)

2007-10-02T23:59:59.000Z

393

Hydrothermal System | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Hydrothermal System Hydrothermal System (Redirected from Hydrothermal Systems) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Print PDF Hydrothermal Systems Geothermal Technologies There are many types of Geothermal Technologies that take advantage of the earth's heat: Hydrothermal Systems Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) Sedimentary Geothermal Systems Co-Produced Geothermal Systems Geothermal Direct Use Ground Source Heat Pumps Dictionary.png Hydrothermal Systems: A hydrothermal system is one that included fluid, heat, and permeability in a naturally occurring geological formation for the production of electricity. Other definitions:Wikipedia Reegle Geothermal production well at Imperial Valley, California. The drilling of production wells, such as this one in southern California, results in

394

FIELD TEST PROGRAM TO DEVELOP COMPREHENSIVE DESIGN, OPERATING, AND COST DATA FOR MERCURY CONTROL SYSTEMS  

SciTech Connect

With the Nation's coal-burning utilities facing the possibility of tighter controls on mercury pollutants, the U.S. Department of Energy is funding projects that could offer power plant operators better ways to reduce these emissions at much lower costs. Mercury is known to have toxic effects on the nervous system of humans and wildlife. Although it exists only in trace amounts in coal, mercury is released when coal burns and can accumulate on land and in water. In water, bacteria transform the metal into methylmercury, the most hazardous form of the metal. Methylmercury can collect in fish and marine mammals in concentrations hundreds of thousands times higher than the levels in surrounding waters. One of the goals of DOE is to develop technologies by 2005 that will be capable of cutting mercury emissions 50 to 70 percent at well under one-half of today's costs. ADA Environmental Solutions (ADA-ES) is managing a project to test mercury control technologies at full scale at four different power plants from 2000--2003. The ADA-ES project is focused on those power plants that are not equipped with wet flue gas desulfurization systems. ADA-ES has developed a portable system that will be tested at four different utility power plants. Each of the plants is equipped with either electrostatic precipitators or fabric filters to remove solid particles from the plant's flue gas. ADA-ES's technology will inject a dry sorbent, such as activated carbon, which removes the mercury and makes it more susceptible to capture by the particulate control devices. A fine water mist may be sprayed into the flue gas to cool its temperature to the range where the dry sorbent is most effective. PG&E National Energy Group is providing two test sites that fire bituminous coals and both are equipped with electrostatic precipitators and carbon/ash separation systems. Wisconsin Electric Power Company is providing a third test site that burns Powder River Basin (PRB) coal and has an electrostatic precipitator for particulate control. Alabama Power Company will host a fourth test at its Plant Gaston, which is equipped with a hot-side electrostatic precipitator and a downstream fabric filter.

Michael D. Durham

2003-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

395

Genomics and Systems Biology  

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Genomics and Systems Biology Genomics and Systems Biology Genomics and Systems Biology Los Alamos scientists perform research in functional genomics and structural genomics, and applications for such work cover diverse fields such as energy, agriculture, and environmental cleanup. Get Expertise Babetta Marrone Biofuels Program Manager Email Cheryl Kuske DOE BER Biological System Science Division Program Manager Email Chris Detter Emerging Threats Program Manager: Email Rebecca McDonald Bioscience Communications Email "We were asked to build a rocket ship," said developer Joel Berendzen, "but instead we built a 10,000 mph motorcycle." - Sequedex team LANL leads the world in computational finishing of microbial genomes Protein research Read caption + In 2013, Los Alamos scientist Richard Sayre and his team genetically

396

NETL: Gasification Systems - Solicitations  

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Shelf > Solicitations Shelf > Solicitations Gasification Systems Solicitations All NETL Solicitations / Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOA) Gasification RSS Feed NETL RSS Feeds: List of available NETL RSS feeds. Business & Solicitations RSS: Subscribe to this to be notified of all NETL solicitations or FOA postings. Gasification RSS: Subscribe to this to be notified of Gasification news, solicitations and FOA postings. Business Alert Notification System Official notification is available through the Business Alert Notification System. *These notifications are provided as a courtesy and there may be a delay between the opportunity announcement and the arrival of the alert. SOLICITATION TITLE / AWARDS ANNOUNCEMENT PROJECT PAGE(S) 12.11.13: Fossil Energy's Request for Information DE-FOA-0001054; titled "Novel Crosscutting Research and Development to Support Advanced Energy Systems." Application due date is January 15, 2014. Applications and/or instructions can be found with this Funding Opportunity Announcement on FedConnect.

397

Integrating Management Systems  

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Mission Execution by Mission Execution by Integrating our Management Systems Integrating our Management Systems 1 W e e k l y O p e r a t i o n s M e e t i n g N o v e m b e r 1 , 2 0 1 1 M i c h a e l J . W e i s Pulling the Pieces Together for Improving DOE Management to Enable Mission Execution 2  Process changes Process changes  Behavioral changes Behavioral changes  System changes System changes Process Change Approach Strengthening and Expediting Decision Making 3 Proposed Outcomes Horizontal Integration Incoming DOE Business Crosscutting Issues (i.e. NLDC input) Hi-level Roadblocks Operations Management Council Associate Deputy Secretary Collaborative Action Process Chief Operating Officer Weekly Operations Council (OMC) Super 8 Secretary (ADS) (CAP) Board (COOB) p Meeting Endorsement / Commitment Super 8 US Meetings COO Meetings

398

Securing Control Systems Modems  

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

Recommended Practice for Securing Recommended Practice for Securing Control System Modems January 2008 iii ABSTRACT This paper addresses an often overlooked "backdoor" into critical infrastructure control systems created by modem connections. A modem's connection to the public telephone system is similar to a corporate network connection to the Internet. By tracing typical attack paths into the system, this paper provides the reader with an analysis of the problem and then guides the reader through methods to evaluate existing modem security. Following the analysis, a series of methods for securing modems is provided. These methods are correlated to well-known networking security methods. iv ACKNOWLEDGEMENT This document was developed for the U.S. Department of Homeland

399

Electricity Distribution System Workshop  

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

Grid Tech Team Grid Tech Team Discussion Summary Electricity Distribution System Workshop 2 Table of Contents INTRODUCTION ............................................................................................................................................. 3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY .................................................................................................................................. 4 Process ...................................................................................................................................................... 4 Common Themes ...................................................................................................................................... 5 Discussion Topic Tables ............................................................................................................................. 8

400

PDSF's Eliza File Systems  

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Eliza File Systems Eliza File Systems Eliza File Systems Storage at PDSF is organized by group and all partitions are exported to all the nodes in the cluster. Please note that files on these file systems are not backed up. It is the responsibility of users to back up their files themselves as necessary. Over the years at PDSF there have been incidents which resulted in a loss of data from disk, often related to aging hardware. Note that the way to display the SGE io units on the command line is "qconf -se global". Disk Vault Experiments SGE io units Disk Space (TB) Directories eliza1 Atlas 400 35 atlas eliza2 Atlas 200 35 atlas eliza5 Cuore, Kamland 400 34 cuore kamland eliza6 Alice, RNC, Star 400 34 alice rnc star eliza7 Dayabay 200 24 dayabay icecube

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401

Power Systems Development Facility  

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In support of technology development to utilize coal for efficient, affordable, and environmentally clean power generation, the Power Systems Development Facility (PSDF), located in Wilsonville, Alabama, has routinely demonstrated gasification technologies using various types of coals. The PSDF is an engineering scale demonstration of key features of advanced coal-fired power systems, including a Transport Gasifier, a hot gas particulate control device, advanced syngas cleanup systems, and high-pressure solids handling systems. This final report summarizes the results of the technology development work conducted at the PSDF through January 31, 2009. Twenty-one major gasification test campaigns were completed, for a total of more than 11,000 hours of gasification operation. This operational experience has led to significant advancements in gasification technologies.

Southern Company Services

2009-01-31T23:59:59.000Z

402

Computerized Maintenance Management Systems  

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

Computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) are a type of management software that perform functions in support of operations and maintenance (O&M) programs. The software automates most of the logistical functions performed by O&M staff.

403

Solar Energy System Exemption  

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

In Louisiana, any equipment attached to an owner-occupied residential building or swimming pool as part of a solar energy system is considered personal property that is exempt from ad valorem...

404

Modular tokamak magnetic system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A modular tokamak system comprised of a plurality of interlocking moldules. Each module is comprised of a vacuum vessel section, a toroidal field coil, moldular saddle coils which generate a poloidal magnetic field and ohmic heating coils.

Yang, Tien-Fang (Wayland, MA)

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

405

INTEGRATING PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

INTEGRATING PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS INTO PUBLIC SECTOR PERFORMANCE CONTRACTS IN DELAWARE FINAL for Energy and Environmental Policy University of Delaware February 2006 #12;INTEGRATING PHOTOVOLTAIC..................................................................................................... 1 1.2 Photovoltaics in Performance Contracts: An Overview

Delaware, University of

406

Idaho Explosive Detection System  

ScienceCinema (OSTI)

Learn how INL researchers are making the world safer by developing an explosives detection system that can inspect cargo. For more information about INL security research, visit http://www.facebook.com/idahonationallaboratory

Klinger, Jeff

2013-05-28T23:59:59.000Z

407

Energy Systems Integration  

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

Presentationgiven at at the Fall 2012 Federal Utility Partnership Working Group (FUPWG) meetingcovers the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF) and its capabilities.

408

Tandem mobile robot system  

SciTech Connect

A robotic vehicle system for terrain navigation mobility provides a way to climb stairs, cross crevices, and navigate across difficult terrain by coupling two or more mobile robots with a coupling device and controlling the robots cooperatively in tandem.

Buttz, James H. (Albuquerque, NM); Shirey, David L. (Albuquerque, NM); Hayward, David R. (Albuquerque, NM)

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

409

Environmental Management System Plan  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Water Discharges) of Introduction Environmental Managementmanagement Water conservation LBNLs approach to sustainable environmentalEnvironmental Management Systems (EMS) to implement sustainable environmental stewardship practices that: Protect the air, water,

Fox, Robert

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

410

Variable buoyancy system metric  

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Over the past 20 years, underwater vehicle technology has undergone drastic improvements, and vehicles are quickly gaining popularity as a tool for numerous oceanographic tasks. Systems used on the vehicle to alter buoyancy, ...

Jensen, Harold Franklin

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

411

Predictive ecology: systems approaches  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...the fluidity of science. Q. Rev. Biol...need for systems approaches. Phil. Trans...Ecology and resource management: a quantitative approach. New York, NY...to develop the science of ecoinformatics along with approaches specific to ecological...

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

412

The Male Reproductive System  

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Toxicologic assessment of the male reproductive system has gained increasing importance over the past two decades because of potential effects on human fertility. This chapter outlines best practice for histop...

Chirukandath Gopinath; Vasanthi Mowat

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

413

OIT geothermal system improvements  

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The Oregon Institute of Technology campus has been heated by the direct use of geothermal fluids since 1964. The 11 building campus uses geothermal energy for space heating/cooling, domestic water heating, the swimming pool and sidewalk snow melt. The hydronic system was designed to use the geothermal fluids directly in heating units. In the 1970s, problems were experienced with the design and operation of the well pumps, buried piping and heating equipment. Beginning in the early 1980`s, many improvements were made to the system due to equipment performance problems and resource management requirements. This paper discusses those improvements that included the distribution system, cooling, well pumps, cascading of geothermal fluids, installation of isolation plate heat exchangers in each building and drilling of two injection wells. Plans for future improvements include better controls to manage energy use and data monitoring systems for individual buildings, and instrumentation to monitor well pump performance.

Lienau, P.J.

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

414

Focused ion beam system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A focused ion beam (FIB) system produces a final beam spot size down to 0.1 {mu}m or less and an ion beam output current on the order of microamps. The FIB system increases ion source brightness by properly configuring the first (plasma) and second (extraction) electrodes. The first electrode is configured to have a high aperture diameter to electrode thickness aspect ratio. Additional accelerator and focusing electrodes are used to produce the final beam. As few as five electrodes can be used, providing a very compact FIB system with a length down to only 20 mm. Multibeamlet arrangements with a single ion source can be produced to increase throughput. The FIB system can be used for nanolithography and doping applications for fabrication of semiconductor devices with minimum feature sizes of 0.1 m or less. 13 figs.

Leung, K.; Gough, R.A.; Ji, Q.; Lee, Y.Y.

1999-08-31T23:59:59.000Z

415

Power System Dispatcher  

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

As a Power System Dispatcher, you will be working in the Operations Center in Springfield, Missouri as part of the Division of Scheduling & Operations, Office of Corporate Operations. You will...

416

Atmospheric Aerosol Systems | EMSL  

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long-term storage of data collected by EMSL... Custodian(s): Ryan Wright, Dave Cowley Cascade Supercomputer The 3.4 petaflop system's 23,000 Intel processors have 184,000...

417

Idaho Explosive Detection System  

SciTech Connect

Learn how INL researchers are making the world safer by developing an explosives detection system that can inspect cargo. For more information about INL security research, visit http://www.facebook.com/idahonationallaboratory

Klinger, Jeff

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

418

Seismic Array Software System  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Seismic Array Software System Sam Irvine, Martin Lukac,of a Portable Broadband Seismic Array Long - Part of theStudy the propagation of seismic waves in Mexico City Line

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

419

Chapter Eleven - Safety Systems  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract This chapter begins by discussing basic protection concepts related to design, and it considers the development of a hazard tree for an upstream oil and gas facility. The chapter then builds upon the hazard tree to develop a safe process by incorporating findings from a hazards analysis such as a failure mode effect analysis (FMEA) or \\{HAZards\\} \\{OPerability\\} study (HAZOPs). The chapter describes the effects of hydrocarbon releases and how safety devices prevent major accidents from occurring. It further discusses the requirements of API RP 14C, which is a modified FEMA. API RP 14C requires a minimum of two independent layers of protection. This is accomplished through the use of a surface safety system and an emergency support system. The elements of a process safety management system are discussed in detail. The chapter ends by covering all aspects of relief devices and then incorporating them into a relief, vent, or flare system.

Maurice I. Stewart Jr.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

420

Earth System Models  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Earth system analysis this term is often associated with the study of the solid Earth with its surrounding spheres, the atmosphere, cryosphere, and hydrosphere. However, within IGBP (the International Geos...

Martin Clussen

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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421

Predictive systems ecology  

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...developed, at least in part, to refine the terrestrial carbon cycle subroutines of general circulation models and the Earth System Models, and to improve the predictive ability of these models [67]. Models like SORTIE, FORMIND, PPA, PICUS and...

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

422

Solar system fault detection  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A fault detecting apparatus and method are provided for use with an active solar system. The apparatus provides an indication as to whether one or more predetermined faults have occurred in the solar system. The apparatus includes a plurality of sensors, each sensor being used in determining whether a predetermined condition is present. The outputs of the sensors are combined in a pre-established manner in accordance with the kind of predetermined faults to be detected. Indicators communicate with the outputs generated by combining the sensor outputs to give the user of the solar system and the apparatus an indication as to whether a predetermined fault has occurred. Upon detection and indication of any predetermined fault, the user can take appropriate corrective action so that the overall reliability and efficiency of the active solar system are increased.

Farrington, Robert B. (Wheatridge, CO); Pruett, Jr., James C. (Lakewood, CO)

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

423

Engineering scalable biological systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Synthetic biology is focused on engineering biological organisms to study natural systems and to provide new solutions for pressing medical, industrial, and environmental problems. At the core of engineered organisms are ...

Lu, Timothy K.

424

Solar system fault detection  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A fault detecting apparatus and method are provided for use with an active solar system. The apparatus provides an indication as to whether one or more predetermined faults have occurred in the solar system. The apparatus includes a plurality of sensors, each sensor being used in determining whether a predetermined condition is present. The outputs of the sensors are combined in a pre-established manner in accordance with the kind of predetermined faults to be detected. Indicators communicate with the outputs generated by combining the sensor outputs to give the user of the solar system and the apparatus an indication as to whether a predetermined fault has occurred. Upon detection and indication of any predetermined fault, the user can take appropriate corrective action so that the overall reliability and efficiency of the active solar system are increased.

Farrington, R.B.; Pruett, J.C. Jr.

1984-05-14T23:59:59.000Z

425

Injection Laser System  

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

Injection Laser System For each of NIF's 192 beams: The pulse shape as a function of time must be generated with a high degree of precision The energy delivered to the target must...

426

Thermodynamics in biological systems  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

... An EMBO-sponsored Workshop on Thermodynamics in Biological Systems was held at the Villa Durazzo at Santa Margherita Ligure under the ... auspices of the University of Genoa on April 5?9, 1976.

A Correspondent

1976-05-27T23:59:59.000Z

427

Sandy Depositional Systems  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Why is the study of sandy depositional systems central to the understanding of sand and sandstone? From earliest times geologists have wanted to know where and under what conditions a sandstone was depositedt...

F. J. Pettijohn; Paul Edwin Potter; Raymond Siever

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

428

Touring the Saturnian System  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The Cassini mission to Saturn employs a Saturn orbiter and a Titan probe to conduct an intensive investigation of the Saturnian system. The orbiter flies a series of orbits, incorporating flybys of the Saturni...

Aron A. Wolf

429

Touring the Saturnian System  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The Cassini mission to Saturn employs a Saturn orbiter and a Titan probe to conduct an intensive investigation of the Saturnian system. The orbiter flies a series of orbits, incorporating flybys of the Saturni...

Aron A. Wolf

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

430

Nanomechanical testing system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An automated testing system includes systems and methods to facilitate inline production testing of samples at a micro (multiple microns) or less scale with a mechanical testing instrument. In an example, the system includes a probe changing assembly for coupling and decoupling a probe of the instrument. The probe changing assembly includes a probe change unit configured to grasp one of a plurality of probes in a probe magazine and couple one of the probes with an instrument probe receptacle. An actuator is coupled with the probe change unit, and the actuator is configured to move and align the probe change unit with the probe magazine and the instrument probe receptacle. In another example, the automated testing system includes a multiple degree of freedom stage for aligning a sample testing location with the instrument. The stage includes a sample stage and a stage actuator assembly including translational and rotational actuators.

Vodnick, David James; Dwivedi, Arpit; Keranen, Lucas Paul; Okerlund, Michael David; Schmitz, Roger William; Warren, Oden Lee; Young, Christopher David

2014-07-08T23:59:59.000Z

431

Thermodynamics of Earth Systems:  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...lower elevations the katabatic wind appears as a vigorous flow of warm...For instance, the Santa Ana winds may lead to extremely hot and dry...important factor characterizing local wind systems. Foehn winds are observed in mountain...

Andreas Bott

432

Solar heating system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An improved solar heating system in which the incident radiation of the sun is absorbed on collector panels, transferred to a storage unit and then distributed as heat for a building and the like. The improvement is obtained by utilizing a storage unit comprising separate compartments containing an array of materials having different melting points ranging from 75.degree. to 180.degree. F. The materials in the storage system are melted in accordance with the amount of heat absorbed from the sun and then transferred to the storage system. An efficient low volume storage system is provided by utilizing the latent heat of fusion of the materials as they change states in storing and releasing heat for distribution.

Schreyer, James M. (Oak Ridge, TN); Dorsey, George F. (Concord, TN)

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

433

Audio Transmission Systems  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Audio transmission systems are the means by which audio signals are routed, processed, and assigned to the desired monitor and recording output channels. In the early days of electrical recording, rarely more ...

John Eargle

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

434

Waste receiving and processing plant control system; system design description  

SciTech Connect

The Plant Control System (PCS) is a heterogeneous computer system composed of numerous sub-systems. The PCS represents every major computer system that is used to support operation of the Waste Receiving and Processing (WRAP) facility. This document, the System Design Description (PCS SDD), includes several chapters and appendices. Each chapter is devoted to a separate PCS sub-system. Typically, each chapter includes an overview description of the system, a list of associated documents related to operation of that system, and a detailed description of relevant system features. Each appendice provides configuration information for selected PCS sub-systems. The appendices are designed as separate sections to assist in maintaining this document due to frequent changes in system configurations. This document is intended to serve as the primary reference for configuration of PCS computer systems. The use of this document is further described in the WRAP System Configuration Management Plan, WMH-350, Section 4.1.

LANE, M.P.

1999-02-24T23:59:59.000Z

435

Ultrasonic flow metering system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A system for determining the density, flow velocity, and mass flow of a fluid comprising at least one sing-around circuit that determines the velocity of a signal in the fluid and that is correlatable to a database for the fluid. A system for determining flow velocity uses two of the inventive circuits with directional transmitters and receivers, one of which is set at an angle to the direction of flow that is different from the others.

Gomm, Tyler J. (Meridian, ID); Kraft, Nancy C. (Idaho Falls, ID); Mauseth, Jason A. (Pocatello, ID); Phelps, Larry D. (Pocatello, ID); Taylor, Steven C. (Idaho Falls, ID)

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

436

Fire alarm system improvement  

SciTech Connect

This document contains the Fire Alarm System Test Procedure for Building 234-5Z, 200-West Area on the Hanford Reservation, Richland, Washington. This Acceptance Test Procedure (ATP) has been prepared to demonstrate that the modifications to the Fire Protection systems function as required by project criteria. The ATP will test the Fire Alarm Control Panels, Flow Alarm Pressure Switch, Heat Detectors, Smoke Detectors, Flow Switches, Manual Pull Stations, and Gong/Door by Pass Switches.

Hodge, S.G.

1994-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

437

Load sensing system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A load sensing system inexpensively monitors the weight and temperature of stored nuclear material for long periods of time in widely variable environments. The system can include an electrostatic load cell that encodes weight and temperature into a digital signal which is sent to a remote monitor via a coaxial cable. The same cable is used to supply the load cell with power. When multiple load cells are used, vast

Sohns, Carl W. (Oak Ridge, TN); Nodine, Robert N. (Knoxville, TN); Wallace, Steven Allen (Knoxville, TN)

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

438

Thermodynamics of Inhomogeneous Systems  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

A self-consistent thermodynamic formalism is developed for the treatment of the equilibrium of systems, some of whose parameters vary continuously from place to place. The method is specially designed for the description of transition interfaces separating two phases. The energy per unit volume is assumed to depend explicitly on the space derivatives of the molecule densities. Equilibrium conditions are obtained for the appropriate internal variables of the system, and all externally measurable intensive variables are uniquely defined by a variational procedure.

Edward W. Hart

1959-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

439

NSTX Electrical Power Systems  

SciTech Connect

The National Spherical Torus Experiment (NSTX) has been designed and installed in the existing facilities at Princeton Plasma Physic Laboratory (PPPL). Most of the hardware, plant facilities, auxiliary sub-systems, and power systems originally used for the Tokamak Fusion Test Reactor (TFTR) have been used with suitable modifications to reflect NSTX needs. The design of the NSTX electrical power system was tailored to suit the available infrastructure and electrical equipment on site. Components were analyzed to verify their suitability for use in NSTX. The total number of circuits and the location of the NSTX device drove the major changes in the Power system hardware. The NSTX has eleven (11) circuits to be fed as compared to the basic three power loops for TFTR. This required changes in cabling to insure that each cable tray system has the positive and negative leg of cables in the same tray. Also additional power cabling had to be installed to the new location. The hardware had to b e modified to address the need for eleven power loops. Power converters had to be reconnected and controlled in anti-parallel mode for the Ohmic heating and two of the Poloidal Field circuits. The circuit for the Coaxial Helicity Injection (CHI) System had to be carefully developed to meet this special application. Additional Protection devices were designed and installed for the magnet coils and the CHI. The thrust was to making the changes in the most cost-effective manner without compromising technical requirements. This paper describes the changes and addition to the Electrical Power System components for the NSTX magnet systems.

A. Ilic; E. Baker; R. Hatcher; S. Ramakrishnan; et al

1999-12-16T23:59:59.000Z

440

2003 Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. Optimizing System Compute  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

© 2003 Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. Optimizing System Compute Density for Deployed HPEC Electronics Engineering Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. rbanton@mc.com Richard Jaenicke, Director, Product Marketing Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. rjaenicke@mc.com #12;2 © 2002 Mercury Computer Systems, Inc.© 2003

Kepner, Jeremy

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INDUSTRIAL&SYSTEMS Industrial and Systems engineers use  

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78 INDUSTRIAL&SYSTEMS Industrial and Systems engineers use engineering and business principles companies compete in today's global marketplace. The Industrial and Systems engineer's task is to take · Industrial and Systems Engineering Bachelor of Science 128 units · Industrial and Systems Engineering

Rohs, Remo

442

INDUSTRIAL & SYSTEMS Industrial and Systems engineers use engineering  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

78 INDUSTRIAL & SYSTEMS Industrial and Systems engineers use engineering and business principles companies compete in todays global marketplace. The Industrial and Systems engineers task is to take limited Industrial and Systems Engineering Bachelor of Science 128 units Industrial and Systems Engineering

Rohs, Remo

443

INDUSTRIAL&SYSTEMS Industrial and Systems engineers use engineering  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

78 INDUSTRIAL&SYSTEMS Industrial and Systems engineers use engineering and business principles companies compete in today's global marketplace. The Industrial and Systems engineer's task is to take · Industrial and Systems Engineering Bachelor of Science 128 units · Industrial and Systems Engineering

Rohs, Remo

444

Institutional Prior Approval System (IPAS) / Organizational Prior Approval System (OPAS)  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Institutional Prior Approval System (IPAS) / Organizational Prior Approval System (OPAS) Guidelines System (IPAS) / Organizational Prior Approval System (OPAS). This system allows BGSU to provide or Project Directors requesting actions which require IPAS/OPAS review and approval should submit the IPAS

Moore, Paul A.

445

Secure control systems with application to cyber-physical systems  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Control systems are computer-based systems with networked units consisting of sensors, actuators, control processing units, and communication devices. The role of control system is to interact, monitor, and control physical processes. Reactive power ... Keywords: SCADA systems, cyber-physical systems, secure control, security

Jin Dong; Seddik. M. Djouadi; James J. Nutaro; Teja Kuruganti

2014-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

446

Student Representation System Policy Student Representation System Policy  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Policy Student Representation System Policy 2013-14 Student Representation System Policy UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM STUDENT REPRESENTATION SYSTEM POLICY #12;Policy Student Representation System Policy 2013-14 Student Representation System Policy Index of points 1. Introduction 2. Purpose 3. Core Principles 4

Birmingham, University of

447

Integrated Micro Nano Systems Integrated Micro Nano Systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

#12;Integrated Micro Nano Systems 2 #12;Integrated Micro Nano Systems 3 Val Jones (Ed.) Symposium on Integrated Micro Nano Systems: Convergence of bio and nanotechnologies, Enschede, The Netherlands, June 2006 Micro Nano Systems 4 #12;Integrated Micro Nano Systems 5 Preface In order to explore the convergence

Al Hanbali, Ahmad

448

NERSC Systems History  

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

History of Systems History of Systems History of Systems Established in 1974 at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, NERSC was moved to Berkeley Lab in 1996 with a goal of increased interactions with the UC Berkeley campus. NERSC Systems System Name Installed System Type CPU Computational Pool Interconnect Disk (TB) Avg. Power Linpack HPL/ Top Rank Peak GFlops/s Type Speed Nodes SMP Size Total Cores Aggregate Memory (GB) Avg. Memory/ CPU Edison 2013 Cray XC30 Xeon 12-Core 2.3 GHz 5,200 24 124,800 332,800 2.67GB Hopper 2010 Cray XE6 Opteron Hex-Core 2.1 GHz 6,384 24 153,216 216,832 1.3 GB Gemini 2,000 1,054,000 (5) 1,054,000 Carver 2010 IBM iDataPlex Intel Nehalem Quad-Core 2.6 GHz 400 8 3,200 9,600 3 GB 4X QDR InfiniBand NGF 36,856 (322) 42,656

449

Boosting the immune system  

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

Boosting the immune system Boosting the immune system Name: Unknown Status: N/A Age: N/A Location: N/A Country: N/A Date: Around 1993 Question: As a biology teacher at Hoffman Estates High School I asked my junior and senior students to fashion a question for the Ask A Scientist board. We are presently studying the immune system and my students want to know if there is any artificial or natural way in which to boost their immune systems? Can you help us with this concept? Thanks from 6th hour biology. Replies: Antioxidants like vitamin C & E would offer protection. Vitamin A strengthens mucus membranes to thwart invaders and enhance total resistance (not necessarily immunity). Being generally physically fit is a huge factor, but studies with professional athletes suggest a faster spread of viruses and other agents through their system. Ginseng, mineral springs (hormesis - low ionizing radiation stimulation), and other agents have not been proven beneficial scientifically. In general, if you minimize damage via UV and other radiation to the immune system, minimize the aging process, you will maximize your immune response. Since Louis Pasteur, we should not forget targeting specific immunity via vaccines. Also, bone marrow transplants will help those that are immunodeficient. It is hoped that biotechnology will produce antibodies and other agents to order, that will be the magic bullets against any immunoinvader.

450

Advanced Microturbine Systems  

SciTech Connect

Dept. of Energy (DOE) Cooperative Agreement DE-FC02-00-CH11061 was originally awarded to Honeywell International, Inc. ?? Honeywell Power Systems Inc. (HPSI) division located in Albuquerque, NM in October 2000 to conduct a program titled Advanced Microturbine Systems (AMS). The DOE Advanced Microturbines Systems Program was originally proposed as a five-year program to design and develop a high efficiency, low emissions, durable microturbine system. The period of performance was to be October 2000 through September 2005. Program efforts were underway, when one year into the program Honeywell sold the intellectual property of Honeywell Power Systems Inc. and HPSI ceased business operations. Honeywell made an internal decision to restructure the existing program due to the HPSI shutdown and submitted a formal request to DOE on September 24, 2001 to transfer the Cooperative Agreement to Honeywell Engines, Systems and Services (HES&S) in Phoenix, AZ in order to continue to offer support for DOE's Advanced Microturbine Program. Work continued on the descoped program under Cooperative Agreement No. DE-FC26-00-CH11061 and has been completed.

None

2005-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

451

Training Management Information System  

SciTech Connect

The Training Management Information System (TMIS) is an integrated information system for all training related activities. TMIS is at the leading edge of training information systems used in the nuclear industry. The database contains all the necessary records to confirm the department's adherence to accreditation criteria and houses all test questions, student records and information needed to evaluate the training process. The key to the TMIS system is that the impact of any change (i.e., procedure change, new equipment, safety incident in the commercial nuclear industry, etc.) can be tracked throughout the training process. This ensures the best training can be performed that meets the needs of the employees. TMIS is comprised of six functional areas: Job and Task Analysis, Training Materials Design and Development, Exam Management, Student Records/Scheduling, Evaluation, and Commitment Tracking. The system consists of a VAX 6320 Cluster with IBM and MacIntosh computers tied into an ethernet with the VAX. Other peripherals are also tied into the system: Exam Generation Stations to include mark sense readers for test grading, Production PC's for Desk-Top Publishing of Training Material, and PC Image Workstations. 5 figs.

Rackley, M.P.

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

452

A method for tradespace exploration of systems of systems  

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Systems of Systems (SoS) are a current focus of many organizations interested in integrating assets and utilizing new technology to create multi-component systems that deliver value over time. The dynamic composition of ...

Chattopadhyay, Debarati

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

453

INDUSTRIAL&SYSTEMS Industrial and Systems engineers use engineering  

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78 INDUSTRIAL&SYSTEMS Industrial and Systems engineers use engineering and business principles companies compete in today's global marketplace. The Industrial and Systems engineer's task is to take of industries including consulting, technology development, software, supply chain manufacturing, engineering

Rohs, Remo

454

Molecular stress response in the CNS of mice after systemic exposureto interferon-alpha, ionizing radiation and ketamine  

SciTech Connect

We previously showed that the expression of troponin T1 (Tnnt 1) was induced in the central nervous system (CNS) of adultmice 30 min after treatment with ketamine, a glutamate N-methyl-D-aspartic acid (NMDA) receptor antagonist. We hypothesized that Tnnt 1 expression may be an early molecular biomarker of stress response in the CNS of mice. To further evaluate this hypothesis, we investigated the regional expression of Tnnt 1 in the mouse brain using RNA in situ hybridization 4 h after systemic exposure to interferon-a (IFN-a) and gamma ionizing radiation, both of which have be associated with wide ranges of neuropsychiatric complications. Adult B6C3F1 male mice were treated with either human IFN-a (a single i.p. injection at 1 x 105 IU/kg) or whole body gamma-radiation (10 cGy or 2 Gy). Patterns of Tnnt 1 transcript expression were compared in various CNS regions after IFN-a, radiation and ketamine treatments (previous study). Tnnt 1 expression was consistently induced in pyramidal neurons of cerebral cortex and hippocampus after all treatment regimens including 10 cGy of ionizing radiation. Regional expression of Tnnt 1 was induced in Purkinje cells of cerebellum after ionizing radiation and ketamine treatment; but not after IFN-a treatment. None of the three treatments induced Tnnt 1 expression in glial cells. The patterns of Tnnt 1 expression in pyramidal neurons of cerebral cortex andhippocampus, which are both known to play important roles in cognitive function, memory and emotion, suggest that the expression of Tnnt 1 may be an early molecular biomarker of induced CNS stress.

Lowe, Xiu R.; Marchetti, Francesco; Lu, Xiaochen; Wyrobek, Andrew J.

2009-03-03T23:59:59.000Z

455

2. System boundaries; Balance equations  

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;5/28 Systems and boundaries /3 An isolated system is a special kind of closed system Pictures: KJ05 Q = heat W Example: an electric hot water heater in a house ­ The electric heater is a closed system ­ The water1/28 2. System boundaries; Balance equations Ron Zevenhoven ?bo Akademi University Thermal and flow

Zevenhoven, Ron

456

ADVANCED TURBINE SYSTEMS PROGRAM  

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Natural gas combustion turbines are rapidly becoming the primary technology of choice for generating electricity. At least half of the new generating capacity added in the US over the next twenty years will be combustion turbine systems. The Department of Energy has cosponsored with Siemens Westinghouse, a program to maintain the technology lead in gas turbine systems. The very ambitious eight year program was designed to demonstrate a highly efficient and commercially acceptable power plant, with the ability to fire a wide range of fuels. The main goal of the Advanced Turbine Systems (ATS) Program was to develop ultra-high efficiency, environmentally superior and cost effective competitive gas turbine systems for base load application in utility, independent power producer and industrial markets. Performance targets were focused on natural gas as a fuel and included: System efficiency that exceeds 60% (lower heating value basis); Less than 10 ppmv NO{sub x} emissions without the use of post combustion controls; Busbar electricity that are less than 10% of state of the art systems; Reliability-Availability-Maintainability (RAM) equivalent to current systems; Water consumption minimized to levels consistent with cost and efficiency goals; and Commercial systems by the year 2000. In a parallel effort, the program was to focus on adapting the ATS engine to coal-derived or biomass fuels. In Phase 1 of the ATS Program, preliminary investigators on different gas turbine cycles demonstrated that net plant LHV based efficiency greater than 60% was achievable. In Phase 2 the more promising cycles were evaluated in greater detail and the closed-loop steam-cooled combined cycle was selected for development because it offered the best solution with least risk for achieving the ATS Program goals for plant efficiency, emissions, cost of electricity and RAM. Phase 2 also involved conceptual ATS engine and plant design and technology developments in aerodynamics, sealing, combustion, cooling, materials, coatings and casting development. The market potential for the ATS gas turbine in the 2000-2014 timeframe was assessed for combined cycle, simple cycle and integrated gasification combined cycle, for three engine sizes. The total ATS market potential was forecasted to exceed 93 GW. Phase 3 and Phase 3 Extension involved further technology development, component testing and W501ATS engine detail design. The technology development efforts consisted of ultra low NO{sub x} combustion, catalytic combustion, sealing, heat transfer, advanced coating systems, advanced alloys, single crystal casting development and determining the effect of steam on turbine alloys. Included in this phase was full-load testing of the W501G engine at the McIntosh No. 5 site in Lakeland, Florida.

Gregory Gaul

2004-04-21T23:59:59.000Z

457

Cygnus Trigger System  

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The Cygnus Dual Beam Radiographic Facility consists of two radiographic sources (Cygnus 1, Cygnus 2) each with a dose rating of 4 rads at 1 m, and a 1-mm diameter spot size. The electrical specifications are: 2.25 MV, 60 kA, 60 ns. This facility is located in an underground environment at the Nevada Test Site (NTS). These sources were developed as a primary diagnostic for subcritical tests, which are single-shot, high-value events. In such an application there is an emphasis on reliability and reproducibility. A robust, low-jitter trigger system is a key element for meeting these goals. The trigger system was developed with both commercial and project-specific equipment. In addition to the traditional functions of a trigger system there are novel features added to protect the investment of a high-value shot. Details of the trigger system, including elements designed specifically for a subcritical test application, will be presented. The individual electronic components have their nominal throughput, and when assembled have a system throughput with a measured range of jitter. The shot-to-shot jitter will be assessed both individually and in combination. Trigger reliability and reproducibility results will be presented for a substantial number of shots executed at the NTS.

G. Corrow, M. Hansen, D. Henderson, C. Mitton

2008-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

458

Mobile systems capability plan  

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This plan was prepared to initiate contracting for and deployment of these mobile system services. 102,000 cubic meters of retrievable, contact-handled TRU waste are stored at many sites around the country. Also, an estimated 38,000 cubic meters of TRU waste will be generated in the course of waste inventory workoff and continuing DOE operations. All the defense TRU waste is destined for disposal in WIPP near Carlsbad NM. To ship TRU waste there, sites must first certify that the waste meets WIPP waste acceptance criteria. The waste must be characterized, and if not acceptable, subjected to additional processing, including repackaging. Most sites plan to use existing fixed facilities or open new ones between FY1997-2006 to perform these functions; small-quantity sites lack this capability. An alternative to fixed facilities is the use of mobile systems mounted in trailers or skids, and transported to sites. Mobile systems will be used for all characterization and certification at small sites; large sites can also use them. The Carlsbad Area Office plans to pursue a strategy of privatization of mobile system services, since this offers a number of advantages. To indicate the possible magnitude of the costs of deploying mobile systems, preliminary estimates of equipment, maintenance, and operating costs over a 10-year period were prepared and options for purchase, lease, and privatization through fixed-price contracts considered.

NONE

1996-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

459

Modeling the earth system  

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The 1990 Global Change Institute (GCI) on Earth System Modeling is the third of a series organized by the Office for Interdisciplinary Earth Studies to look in depth at particular issues critical to developing a better understanding of the earth system. The 1990 GCI on Earth System Modeling was organized around three themes: defining critical gaps in the knowledge of the earth system, developing simplified working models, and validating comprehensive system models. This book is divided into three sections that reflect these themes. Each section begins with a set of background papers offering a brief tutorial on the subject, followed by working group reports developed during the institute. These reports summarize the joint ideas and recommendations of the participants and bring to bear the interdisciplinary perspective that imbued the institute. Since the conclusion of the 1990 Global Change Institute, research programs, nationally and internationally, have moved forward to implement a number of the recommendations made at the institute, and many of the participants have maintained collegial interactions to develop research projects addressing the needs identified during the two weeks in Snowmass.

Ojima, D. [ed.

1992-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

460

Sleeve reaction chamber system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A chemical reaction chamber system that combines devices such as doped polysilicon for heating, bulk silicon for convective cooling, and thermoelectric (TE) coolers to augment the heating and cooling rates of the reaction chamber or chambers. In addition the system includes non-silicon-based reaction chambers such as any high thermal conductivity material used in combination with a thermoelectric cooling mechanism (i.e., Peltier device). The heat contained in the thermally conductive part of the system can be used/reused to heat the device, thereby conserving energy and expediting the heating/cooling rates. The system combines a micromachined silicon reaction chamber, for example, with an additional module/device for augmented heating/cooling using the Peltier effect. This additional module is particularly useful in extreme environments (very hot or extremely cold) where augmented heating/cooling would be useful to speed up the thermal cycling rates. The chemical reaction chamber system has various applications for synthesis or processing of organic, inorganic, or biochemical reactions, including the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and/or other DNA reactions, such as the ligase chain reaction.

Northrup, M. Allen (Berkeley, CA); Beeman, Barton V. (San Mateo, CA); Benett, William J. (Livermore, CA); Hadley, Dean R. (Manteca, CA); Landre, Phoebe (Livermore, CA); Lehew, Stacy L. (Livermore, CA); Krulevitch, Peter A. (Pleasanton, CA)

2009-08-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Intelligent Transportation Systems Deployment Analysis System | Open Energy  

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Intelligent Transportation Systems Deployment Analysis System Intelligent Transportation Systems Deployment Analysis System Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Intelligent Transportation Systems Deployment Analysis System Agency/Company /Organization: Cambridge Systematics Sector: Energy Focus Area: Transportation Resource Type: Software/modeling tools Website: idas.camsys.com/ Country: United States Northern America References: http://idas.camsys.com/ The ITS Deployment Analysis System (IDAS) is software developed by the Federal Highway Administration that can be used in planning for Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) deployments. State, regional, and local planners can use IDAS to estimate the benefits and costs of ITS investments - which are either alternatives to or enhancements of traditional highway

462

Solar Energy Systems - Research - Systems Analysis - Smart Grid...  

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Solar Energy Systems U.S. Department of Energy Search Argonne ... Search Argonne Home > SES Home Research Home Photovoltaics Transparent Conductors Concentrating Sunlight Systems...

463

Alliance Laundry Systems LLC  

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

Alliance Laundry Systems LLC Alliance Laundry Systems LLC Shepard Street, P.O. Box 990 Ripon, WI 54971-0990 Tel 920.748.3121 Fax 920.748.4429 www.comlaundry.com Via E-Mail - GC_comments@hq.doe.gov December 7, 2010 Mr. Scott Blake Harris General Counsel U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Ave., S.W. Washington, DC 20585 Subject: Your Request of 11-30-2010 Regarding Clothes Washer Test Procedure Waivers Dear Mr. Harris: Thank you for asking for our comments. Alliance Laundry Systems LLC (ALS) is knowledgeable of the multiple petitions for waiver to the Department's Clothes Washer Test Procedure, regarding the need for an expanded "test load size" table to account for clothes container capacities beyond the existing test procedure Table 5.1 maximum capacity of 3.5 cubic feet. While we do not manufacture clothes washers

464

COAL & POWER SYSTEMS  

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COAL & POWER SYSTEMS COAL & POWER SYSTEMS STRATEGIC & MULTI-YEAR PROGRAM PLANS U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY * OFFICE OF FOSSIL ENERGY GREENER, SOONER... THROUGH TECHNOLOGY INTRODUCTION .......... i-1 STRATEGIC PLAN ........ 1-1 PROGRAM PLANS Vision 21 .......................... 2-1 Central Power Systems ...... 3-1 Distributed Generation ..... 4-1 Fuels ................................ 5-1 Carbon Sequestration ....... 6-1 Advanced Research ........... 7-1 TABLE OF CONTENTS STRATEGIC & MULTI-YEAR PROGRAM PLANS STRENGTH THROUGH SCIENCE... A "GREENER, SOONER" PHILOSOPHY Coal, natural gas, and oil fuel about 70 percent of the electricity generated in the United States. As promising as renewable and other alternative fuels are, it will be several decades before they can make significant energy contributions to the Nation's

465

Modular Optical PDV System  

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A modular optical photon Doppler velocimetry (PDV) detector system has been developed by using readily available optical components with a 20-GHz Miteq optical detector into eight channels of single-wide modules integrated into a 3U rack unit (1U = 1.75 inches) with a common power supply. Optical fibers were precisely trimmed, welded, and timed within each unit. This system has been used to collect dynamic velocity data on various physics experiments. An optical power meter displays the laser input power to the module and optical power at the detector. An adjustable micro-electromechanical system (MEMS) optical attenuator is used to adjust the amount of unshifted light entering the detector. Front panel LEDs show the presence of power to the module. A fully loaded chassis with eight channels consumes 45 watts of power. Each chassis requires 1U spacing above and below for heat management. Modules can be easily replaced.

Araceli Rutkowski, David Esquibel

2008-12-11T23:59:59.000Z

466

EMDEX II system documentation  

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The EPRI EMDEX 2 system consists of hardware and software for characterizing electric and magnetic field exposures. The EMDEX 2 meter is a computer-base portable unit that samples, at a user-programmable rate, the three vector components of magnetic flux density, and a measure of the average electric field action on the torso of the wearer (if an optional sensor is worn). Modules of the EMCALC software package are used to program the EMDEX 2, retrieve data at the end of a measurement session, analyze EMDEX 2 data, and prepare tabular and graphical data summaries. The User Manual is designed to provide instruction on the use of the exposure system hardware and software. The Technical Reference Manual provides additional, detailed descriptions of the hardware, software and methodologies used in the EMDEX 2 system. 11 refs., 31 figs., 25 tabs.

Silva, J.M. (Enertech Consultants, Campbell, CA (United States))

1991-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

467

EMDEX 2 system documentation  

SciTech Connect

The EPRI EMDEX 2 system consists of hardware and software for characterizing electric and magnetic field exposures. The EMDEX 2 meter is a computer-based portable unit that samples, at a user- programmable rate, the three vector components of magnetic flux density, and a measure of the average electric field acting on the torso of the wearer (if an optional sensor is worn). Modules of the EMCALC software package are used to program the EMDEX 2, retrieve data at the end of a measurement session, analyze EMDEX 2 data, and prepare tabular and graphical data summaries. The User Manual is designed to provide instruction on the use of the exposure system hardware and software. The Technical Reference Manual provides additional, detailed descriptions of the hardware, software and methodologies used in the EMDEX 2 system. 64 figs., 4 tabs.

Silva, J.M. (Enertech Consultants, Campbell, CA (United States))

1991-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

468

Ion mobility sensor system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An ion mobility sensor system including an ion mobility spectrometer and a differential mobility spectrometer coupled to the ion mobility spectrometer. The ion mobility spectrometer has a first chamber having first end and a second end extending along a first direction, and a first electrode system that generates a constant electric field parallel to the first direction. The differential mobility spectrometer includes a second chamber having a third end and a fourth end configured such that a fluid may flow in a second direction from the third end to the fourth end, and a second electrode system that generates an asymmetric electric field within an interior of the second chamber. Additionally, the ion mobility spectrometer and the differential mobility spectrometer form an interface region. Also, the first end and the third end are positioned facing one another so that the constant electric field enters the third end and overlaps the fluid flowing in the second direction.

Xu, Jun; Watson, David B.; Whitten, William B.

2013-01-22T23:59:59.000Z

469

Advanced drilling systems study.  

SciTech Connect

This report documents the results of a study of advanced drilling concepts conducted jointly for the Natural Gas Technology Branch and the Geothermal Division of the U.S. Department of Energy. A number of alternative rock cutting concepts and drilling systems are examined. The systems cover the range from current technology, through ongoing efforts in drilling research, to highly speculative concepts. Cutting mechanisms that induce stress mechanically, hydraulically, and thermally are included. All functions necessary to drill and case a well are considered. Capital and operating costs are estimated and performance requirements, based on comparisons of the costs for alternative systems to conventional drilling technology, are developed. A number of problems common to several alternatives and to current technology are identified and discussed.

Pierce, Kenneth G.; Livesay, Billy Joe; Finger, John Travis (Livesay Consultants, Encintas, CA)

1996-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

470

Hypersonic missile propulsion system  

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Pratt and Whitney is developing the technology for hypersonic components and engines. A supersonic combustion ramjet (scramjet) database was developed using hydrogen fueled propulsion systems for space access vehicles and serves as a point of departure for the current development of hydrocarbon scramjets. The Air Force Hypersonic Technology (HyTech) Program has put programs in place to develop the technologies necessary to demonstrate the operability, performance and structural durability of an expendable, liquid hydrocarbon fueled scramjet system that operates from Mach 4 to 8. This program will culminate in a flight type engine test at representative flight conditions. The hypersonic technology base that will be developed and demonstrated under HyTech will establish the foundation to enable hypersonic propulsion systems for a broad range of air vehicle applications from missiles to space access vehicles. A hypersonic missile flight demonstration is planned in the DARPA Affordable Rapid Response Missile Demonstrator (ARRMD) program in 2001.

Kazmar, R.R.

1998-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

471

Arc fault detection system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An arc fault detection system for use on ungrounded or high-resistance-grounded power distribution systems is provided which can be retrofitted outside electrical switchboard circuits having limited space constraints. The system includes a differential current relay that senses a current differential between current flowing from secondary windings located in a current transformer coupled to a power supply side of a switchboard, and a total current induced in secondary windings coupled to a load side of the switchboard. When such a current differential is experienced, a current travels through a operating coil of the differential current relay, which in turn opens an upstream circuit breaker located between the switchboard and a power supply to remove the supply of power to the switchboard.

Jha, Kamal N. (Bethel Park, PA)

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

472

Corrosion Monitoring System  

SciTech Connect

The Corrosion Monitoring System (CMS) program developed and demonstrated a continuously on-line system that provides real-time corrosion information. The program focused on detecting pitting corrosion in its early stages. A new invention called the Intelligent Ultrasonic Probe (IUP) was patented on the program. The IUP uses ultrasonic guided waves to detect small defects and a Synthetic Aperture Focusing Technique (SAFT) algorithm to provide an image of the pits. Testing of the CMS demonstrated the capability to detect pits with dimensionality in the sub-millimeter range. The CMS was tested in both the laboratory and in a pulp and paper industrial plant. The system is capable of monitoring the plant from a remote location using the internet.

Dr. Russ Braunling

2004-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

473

BNL | CFN Laser System Qualifications  

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Laser System Qualification There are multiple laser systems at the CFN. Users who will be working with the following class 3B or 4 laser systems are required to complete the Laser...

474

Global optimization of hybrid systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Systems that exhibit both discrete state and continuous state dynamics are called hybrid systems. In most nontrivial cases, these two aspects of system behavior interact to such a significant extent that they cannot be ...

Lee, Cha Kun

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

475

THE TPC MAGNET CRYOGENIC SYSTEM  

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Division THE TPC MAGNET CRYOGENIC SYSTEM M.A. Green, W.A.LBL-10552 THE TPC MAGNET CRYOGENIC SYSTEM M. A. Green, W. A.systems. no 9. R. B. Scott, Cryogenic Engineering, D. Van

Green, M.A.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

476

Stick-System Curtain Walls  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Curtain walls can be divided in two main types according to the system of fabrication and installation: stick systems and unitised panels. The traditional curtain-wall construction is the stick system, where m...

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

477

Integrated transportation system design optimization  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Traditionally, the design of a transportation system has focused on either the vehicle design or the network flow, assuming the other as given. However, to define a system level architecture for a transportation system, ...

Taylor, Christine P. (Christine Pia), 1979-

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

478

Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A 124 (1999) 447460 Understanding autonomic sympathovagal balance from short-term  

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; Respiratory sinus arhythmia; Sympathovagal balance; Power spectrum; Autonomic nervous system; Cardiac function to be disrupted. Instead of describing `the' original system, we are studying `a' perturbed system that may or may of the heart mediated by the autonomic nervous system. Because of that, they also encode different types

Altimiras, Jordi

479

Plant immune systems  

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Plant immune systems Plant immune systems Name: stephanie Status: N/A Age: N/A Location: N/A Country: N/A Date: Around 1993 Question: Do plants have an immune system? How does it work? Are plants able to "fight off" infections such as Dutch Elm disease? Replies: In the broadest sense, an immune system is any method an organism has protect itself from succeeding to another organism's efforts to undermine its health and integrity. In this sense, yes, plants have immune systems. Plants do NOT have "active" immune systems, like humans, including macrophages, lymls, antibodies, complements, interferon, etc., which help us ward off infection. Rather, plants have "passive" mechanisms of protection. For instance, the waxy secretion of some plants (cuticle) functions to help hold in moisture and keep out microorganisms. Plants can also secrete irritating juices that prevent insects and animals from eating it. The thick bark of woody plants is another example of a defensive adaptation, that protects the more delicate tissues inside. The chemical secretions of some plants are downright poisonous to many organisms, which greatly enhance the chances of survival for the plant. Fruits of plants contain large amounts of vitamin C and bioflavonoids, compounds which have been shown in the lab to be anti-bacterial and antiviral. So in these ways, plants can improve their chances of survival. Hundreds of viruses and bacteria attack plants each year, and the cost to agriculture is enormous. I would venture to guess that once an organism establishes an infection in a plant, the plant will not be able to "fight" it. However, exposure to the sun's UV light may help control an infection, possibly even defeat it, but the plant does not have any inherent "active" way to fight the infection

480

Ovonic Hydrogen Systems LLC formerly Texaco Ovonic Hydrogen Systems LLC |  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Hydrogen Systems LLC formerly Texaco Ovonic Hydrogen Systems LLC Hydrogen Systems LLC formerly Texaco Ovonic Hydrogen Systems LLC Jump to: navigation, search Name Ovonic Hydrogen Systems LLC (formerly Texaco Ovonic Hydrogen Systems LLC) Place Rochester Hills, Michigan Zip 48309 Sector Hydro, Hydrogen, Vehicles Product It commercializes hydrogen storage technology based on metal-hydrides for portable and stationary power systems as well as fuel-cell vehicles. References Ovonic Hydrogen Systems LLC (formerly Texaco Ovonic Hydrogen Systems LLC)[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Ovonic Hydrogen Systems LLC (formerly Texaco Ovonic Hydrogen Systems LLC) is a company located in Rochester Hills, Michigan . References

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481

Multiphase fluid characterization system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A measurement system and method for permitting multiple independent measurements of several physical parameters of multiphase fluids flowing through pipes are described. Multiple acoustic transducers are placed in acoustic communication with or attached to the outside surface of a section of existing spool (metal pipe), typically less than 3 feet in length, for noninvasive measurements. Sound speed, sound attenuation, fluid density, fluid flow, container wall resonance characteristics, and Doppler measurements for gas volume fraction may be measured simultaneously by the system. Temperature measurements are made using a temperature sensor for oil-cut correction.

Sinha, Dipen N.

2014-09-02T23:59:59.000Z

482

Emission Abatement System  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Emission abatement system. The system includes a source of emissions and a catalyst for receiving the emissions. Suitable catalysts are absorber catalysts and selective catalytic reduction catalysts. A plasma fuel converter generates a reducing gas from a fuel source and is connected to deliver the reducing gas into contact with the absorber catalyst for regenerating the catalyst. A preferred reducing gas is a hydrogen rich gas and a preferred plasma fuel converter is a plasmatron. It is also preferred that the absorber catalyst be adapted for absorbing NO.sub.x.

Bromberg, Leslie (Sharon, MA); Cohn, Daniel R. (Chestnut Hill, MA); Rabinovich, Alexander (Swampscott, MA)

2003-05-13T23:59:59.000Z

483

Infectious waste feed system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An infectious waste feed system for comminuting infectious waste and feeding the comminuted waste to a combustor automatically without the need for human intervention. The system includes a receptacle for accepting waste materials. Preferably, the receptacle includes a first and second compartment and a means for sealing the first and second compartments from the atmosphere. A shredder is disposed to comminute waste materials accepted in the receptacle to a predetermined size. A trough is disposed to receive the comminuted waste materials from the shredder. A feeding means is disposed within the trough and is movable in a first and second direction for feeding the comminuted waste materials to a combustor.

Coulthard, E. James (York, PA)

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

484

Industrial process surveillance system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A system and method are disclosed for monitoring an industrial process and/or industrial data source. The system includes generating time varying data from industrial data sources, processing the data to obtain time correlation of the data, determining the range of data, determining learned states of normal operation and using these states to generate expected values, comparing the expected values to current actual values to identify a current state of the process closest to a learned, normal state; generating a set of modeled data, and processing the modeled data to identify a data pattern and generating an alarm upon detecting a deviation from normalcy. 96 figs.

Gross, K.C.; Wegerich, S.W.; Singer, R.M.; Mott, J.E.

1998-06-09T23:59:59.000Z

485

Integrated system design report  

SciTech Connect

The primary objective of the integrated system test phase is to demonstrate the commercial potential of a coal fueled diesel engine in its actual operating environment. The integrated system in this project is defined as a coal fueled diesel locomotive. This locomotive, shown on drawing 41D715542, is described in the separate Concept Design Report. The test locomotive will be converted from an existing oil fueled diesel locomotive in three stages, until it nearly emulates the concept locomotive. Design drawings of locomotive components (diesel engine, locomotive, flatcar, etc.) are included.

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1989-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

486

Load sensing system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A load sensing system inexpensively monitors the weight and temperature of stored nuclear material for long periods of time in widely variable environments. The system can include an electrostatic load cell that encodes weight and temperature into a digital signal which is sent to a remote monitor via a coaxial cable. The same cable is used to supply the load cell with power. When multiple load cells are used, vast inventories of stored nuclear material can be continuously monitored and inventoried of minimal cost. 4 figs.

Sohns, C.W.; Nodine, R.N.; Wallace, S.A.

1999-05-04T23:59:59.000Z

487

Hybrid powertrain system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A powertrain system is provided that includes a first prime mover and change-gear transmission having a first input shaft and a second input shaft. A twin clutch is disposed between the first prime mover and the transmission. The twin clutch includes a first main clutch positioned between the first prime mover and the first input shaft and a second main clutch positioned between the first prime mover and the second input shaft. The powertrain system also includes a second prime mover operably connected to one of the first and second input shafts.

Hughes, Douglas A. (Wixom, MI)

2007-09-25T23:59:59.000Z

488

E-Print Network 3.0 - adrenal cortex cells Sample Search Results  

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State University Collection: Environmental Sciences and Ecology 28 Autonomic Nervous System and Visceral Reflexes Summary: gland Adrenal cortex Adrenal medulla First lumbar...

489

E-Print Network 3.0 - atherosclerotic cerebrovascular disease...  

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Unauthorized reproduction of this article is prohibited. The complex dynamics of stroke onset and progression Summary: the nervous system and atherosclerosis. Important...

490

E-Print Network 3.0 - acquired cutis laxa Sample Search Results  

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Amyloidogenesis Ji Young Suk, Fuming Zhang, William E. Balch,| Robert J. Linhardt, and Jeffery W. Kelly*, Summary: , blood vessel walls, central nervous system, and the ocular...

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