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


1

Traffic air quality index  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract Vehicle emissions are responsible for a considerable share of urban air pollution concentrations. The traffic air quality index (TAQI) is proposed as a useful tool for evaluating air quality near roadways. The TAQI associates air quality with the equivalent emission from traffic sources and with street structure (roadway structure) as anthropogenic factors. The paper presents a method of determining the TAQI and defines the degrees of harmfulness of emitted pollution. It proposes a classification specifying a potential threat to human health based on the TAQI value and shows an example of calculating the TAQI value for real urban streets. It also considers the role that car traffic plays in creating a local UHI.

Zbigniew Bagie?ski

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

2

A simulation model for urban traffic noise  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Urban traffic noise is studied by a simulation model whose main features are the following: effects of traffic lights speed limit possibility of vehicles overtaking and driving styles. In the model there is a basic assumption about driver’s behavior (‘‘follow the leader’’) considering the case of straight and level road with two lanes for every carriageway and two traffic lights. Three driving styles are considered: A (‘‘quiet driver’’): change of gear at 60% of engine speed corresponding to maximum torque B (‘‘normal driver’’): at 80% C (‘‘fast driver’’): at 100%. The behavior rules provide for: keeping of safety distance overtaking if there are vehicles at different speeds deceleration and stop at traffic lights with red synchronization of two traffic lights if requested. From the kinematic side the model was validated by comparison with acceleration distribution of a real vehicle’s flow while the acoustic one was by the comparison with noise levels measured along urban streets. The simulation model lets one take into account the following factors concerning the traffic noise emission: main noise sources of vehicle (tires engine intake and exhaust system) traffic flow and maximum speed allowed traffic mix as regards different driving styles.

A. Di Giulio; F. Mancosu; C. Nucci; L. Zocchi

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

3

Road traffic noise mapping in Guangzhou using GIS and GPS  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract The primary objective of this study is to develop day and night road traffic noise maps for Guangzhou using Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS). First, as speed-density relation is used to estimate the traffic volume from GPS data collected from floating cars. Meanwhile, the attributes of the roads and buildings are automatically exported from GIS. Second, a single vehicle noise emission model is combined with a noise propagation model to formulate a regional traffic noise calculation model that accounts for the traffic noise attenuation in an urban area. The algorithm is optimized by intelligently dividing the computational grids, filtering the traffic noise sources automatically and performing a quick index of the estimation objects. Finally, the day and night road traffic noise levels in Guangzhou are estimated to create two traffic noise maps. The accuracy of the developed algorithm is validated by conducting a traffic noise monitoring experiment in several districts of Guangzhou with different road types. The results show that the average error between the estimated and measured values is below 2.0 dB.

Ming Cai; Jingfang Zou; Jiemin Xie; Xialin Ma

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

4

Numerical prediction of the effect of traffic lights on the vehicle noise at urban street intersections  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Intersections of urban streets are particularly noisy locations due to the addition of the noise from vehicles at different streets a long period of noise emission from queuing vehicles with traffic lights in red and the noise from accelerating vehicles. Besides the traffic lights impose a modulation in the passage of the vehicles so that the subsequent noise variability along time contributes to increase the annoyance degree. This paper presents a code especially developed to simulate both the spatial and temporal distribution of the sound pressure levels induced by the vehicle traffic in street intersections. The algorithm combines a traffic model with vehicles in dynamic motion through the domain with a model for sound propagation based on the method of virtual images in which the determination of the location of the successive image sources was reduced to a reference horizontal plane. Sound emission from each vehicle was established according to the Harmonoise guidelines. After verifying the code predictions by comparison with measurements at several street intersections the method was applied systematically to investigate the effect of varying the regulation parameters of the traffic lights on the Leq and L10 distributions for some particular cases.

Jorge Parrondo; Ruben Zurita; Jose A. Corrales; Joaquin Fernandez

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

5

History of noise quality in the automotive industry  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

This paper will present a brief look at the emerging philosophy of sound quality as viewed from within the automotive engineering community. A few examples of the concepts of sound quality will be discussed focusing on their relevance to noise control in vehicles. The paper will be primarily historical in content relating how the ideas of sound quality came to be recognized as an important factor in noise control for automobiles.

Earl Geddes

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

6

Impact of urban traffic and climate change on water quality from road runoff.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

??Urban traffic and climate change are two phenomena that have the potential to degrade urban water quality by influencing the build-up and wash-off of pollutants,… (more)

Mahbub, S. M. Parvez Bin

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

7

Comparison of detection threshold measurements and modeling for approaching electric cars and conventional cars presented in traffic and pink noise  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

This study investigates the difference in audibility of an approaching conventional car with internal combustion engine and an electric car at various velocities. The goal was to compare the risk that pedestrians do not hear the approaching car in time. Binaural recordings of each of these approaching cars were presented together with either a traffic noise masker or a pink noise masker. In the first detection experiment the threshold level was determined for which the cars could just be detected. In a second reaction time experiment the moment was determined at which the approaching car was first detectable. This measured reaction time should give an indication about how much time a person has to evade an impending collision. Results indicated that slowly approaching electric cars where less audible than cars with a conventional engine. The results also showed that the decrement of reaction times as a function of SNR was halved when pink noise was used instead of traffic noise. A psycho-acoustic masking model [Dau et al. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 99 3615–3622 (1996)] was applied to predict detection thresholds and showed good correspondence with the subjective data.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

8

Comparison of detection threshold measurements and modeling for approaching electric cars and conventional cars presented in traffic and pink noise  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

This study investigates the difference in audibility of an approaching conventional car with internal combustion engine and an electric car at various velocities. The goal was to compare the risk that pedestrians do not hear the approaching car in time. Binaural recordings of each of these approaching cars were presented together with either a traffic noise masker or a pink noise masker. In the first detection experiment the threshold level was determined for which the cars could just be detected. In a second reaction time experiment the moment was determined at which the approaching car was first detectable. This measured reaction time should give an indication about how much time a person has to evade an impending collision. Results indicated that slowly approaching electric cars where less audible than cars with a conventional engine. The results also showed that the decrement of reaction times as a function of SNR was halved when pink noise was used instead of traffic noise. A psycho-acoustic masking model [Dau et. al. (1996) J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 99 3615 - 3622] was applied to predict detection thresholds and showed good correspondence with the subjective data.

Julian Grosse; Reinhard Weber; Steven Van de Par

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

9

A study of acceleration noise as a measurement of the quality of freeway operation  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

A STUDY OF ACCELERATION NOISE AS A MEAS~ OF THE QUALITY OF FREEWAY OPERATION A Thesis CONRAD LOUIS DUDEK Submitted to the Graduate College of the Texas Al&l University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER... offered many constructive criticisms during the course of this study. Special acknowledgment is made to Dr, Donald R. Drew, His initial conception of the importance aud relative merits of the application of' acceleration noise as a measurement...

Dudek, Conrad L

1965-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

10

The sound quality of vehicle interior noise: a challenge for the NVH-engineers  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The sound quality of vehicle interior noise has become a very important task for the acoustic engineers since more than 20 years. As vehicles become more and more quiet, the customer's sensitiveness for the acoustical comfort increases. On the one hand, no disturbing noises should be heard and on the other hand, the perceived sound quality, for example from the powertrain, should fulfill the expectations of the listener with respect to the sound design. The development of a good sound quality is in conflict with other targets. The development time of a new car has to be reduced and the production costs have to be lower, the total weight of the car should not increase â?? without any negative influence on the sound quality. For the acoustical engineer it becomes important to know what kind of tools are available to measure, to analyse and to describe sound quality on the one hand and how to improve it on the other hand.

Klaus Genuit

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

11

Analysis from robust control under environment constraint: application for traffic model  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Traffic management solutions are increasingly called for to address problems of transport and mobility and nowadays, even to address the environmental impact. Traffic control uses strategies to reduce bottlenecks, travel time and costs. Although it is usually assumed that an improved traffic flow will result in lower vehicle emissions, little scientific research has been done concerning the effects of traffic control on emissions. Moreover, because changes in traffic flow do not necessarily influence travel times, noise and air quality in the same way, there is a clear need for a combined approach. The main idea was to apply control strategy on the road under the assumption of ensuring fluid traffic flow. In the following the gas emissions were evaluated as results of this regulation procedure. The proposed control approach is based on non-integer robust methodology. The chosen study case is a macroscopic traffic flow model.

Milka Uzunova; Mohamed Djemai

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

12

PUTTING QUALITY OF SERVICE INTO A NETWORK BY MAKING THE TRAFFIC MARKOVIAN  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

can be implemented so that its assumptions, in this case about Markovian traffic streams, are in fact streams Markovian. 1 INTRODUCTION This paper is really about a way of thinking about the modelling process (in this case stochastic modelling) and how it should be applied to an implementation. Usually a model

Bradley, Jeremy

13

An experimental investigation into the effects of traffic noise on distributions of birds: avoiding the phantom road  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...also recorded temperature, wind speed (Beaufort Scale) and...Laurel, MD: USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center. 49 Francis...understanding noise impacts on wildlife: combining ethology, ecology...Owings. 2006 The effects of wind turbines on antipredator behavior...

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

14

Integration of streaming and elastic traffic: a fixed point approach  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

We present a fixed point approach to evaluate the quality of service of streaming traffic multiplexed with elastic traffic in multi-service networks. First, we handle elastic traffic and streaming traffic separately, and then we derive a general fixed ... Keywords: elastic traffic, fixed point, quality of service, streaming traffic

H. Hassan; O. Brun; J. M. Garcia; D. Gauchard

2008-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

15

Degradation in urban air quality from construction activity and increased traffic arising from a road widening scheme  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract Road widening schemes in urban areas are often proposed as a solution to traffic congestion and as a means of stimulating economic growth. There is however clear evidence that new or expanded roads rapidly fill with either displaced or induced traffic, offsetting any short-term gains in eased traffic flows. What has not been addressed in any great detail is the impact of such schemes on air quality, with modelled impact predictions seldom validated by measurements after the expansion of road capacity. In this study we made use of a road widening project in London to investigate the impact on ambient air quality (particulate matter, NOX, NO2) during and after the completion of the road works. PM10 increased during the construction period up to 15 ?g m? 3 during working hours compared to concentrations before the road works. A box modelling approach was used to determine a median emission factor of 0.0022 kg PM10 m? 2 month? 1, three times larger than that used in the UK emission inventory (0.0007 kg PM10 m? 2 month? 1). Peaks of activity released 0.0130 kg PM10 m? 2 month? 1, three and eight times smaller than the peak values used in the European and US inventories. After the completion of the widening there was an increase in all pollutants from the road during rush hour: 2–4 ?g m? 3 for PM10; 1 ?g m? 3 for PM2.5; 40 and 8 ?g m? 3 for NOX and NO2, respectively. NO2 EU Limit Value was breached after the road development illustrating a notable deterioration in residential air quality. Additionally, PM10, but not PM2.5, glutathione dependent oxidative potential increased after the road was widened consistent with an increase in pro-oxidant components in the coarse particle mode, related to vehicle abrasion processes. These increased air pollution indices were associated with an increase in the number of cars, taxis and LGVs.

Anna Font; Timothy Baker; Ian S. Mudway; Esme Purdie; Christina Dunster; Gary W. Fuller

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

16

Influence of avenue-trees on air quality at the urban neighborhood scale. Part II: Traffic pollutant concentrations at pedestrian level  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract Flow and dispersion of traffic-emitted pollutants were studied in a generic urban neighborhood for various avenue-tree layouts by employing 3D steady RANS simulations with the realizable k-? turbulence model. In comparison to the tree-free situation quantitative and qualitative changes with flow reversal in the wind field were observed. Low to moderate increases (air quality assessment.

Christof Gromke; Bert Blocken

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

17

Environmental Resources of Selected Areas of Hawaii: Climate, Ambient Air Quality, and Noise (DRAFT)  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This report has been prepared to make available and archive background scientific data and related information on climate, ambient air quality, and ambient noise levels collected during the preparation of the environmental impact statement (EIS) for Phases 3 and 4 of the Hawaii Geothermal Project (HGP) as defined by the state of hawaii in its April 1989 proposal to Congress. The US Department of Energy (DOE) published a notice in the Federal Register on May 17, 1994 withdrawing its Notice of Intent of February 14, 1992, to prepare the HGP-EIS. Since the state of Hawaii is no longer pursuing or planning to pursue the HGP, DOE considers the project to be terminated. The report presents a general description of the climate and air quality for the islands of Hawaii (henceforth referred to as Hawaii), Maui, and Oahu. It also presents a literature review as baseline information on the health effects of hydrogen sulfide. the scientific background data and related information is being made available for use by others in conducting future scientific research in these areas. This report describes the environmental resources present in the areas studied (i.e., the affected environment) and does not represent an assessment of environmental impacts.

Lombardi, D.A.; Blasing, T.J.; Easterly, C.E.; Hamilton, C.B.

1994-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

18

Blue whale response to underwater noise from commercial ships  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

to investigate the effect of ship traffic on ambient noiseThis study investigates the effect of ship noise on signalmaneuvering effects on a surface ship underwater acoustic

McKenna, Megan Frances

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

19

Traffic culture human factors & traffic safety  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Traffic culture human factors & traffic safety by Dr.-Ing. Haraldur Sigþórsson and Dr.-Ing. Stefán) Culture, traffic culture and traffic safety culture are interrelated Culture www.hr.is 3 Traffic Culture Traffic safety culture What is culture? · A culture is a collection of behavioral patterns that are found

Karlsson, Brynjar

20

Impacts of Western Area Power Administration`s power marketing alternatives on air quality and noise  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The Western Area Power Administration, which is responsible for marketing electricity produced at the hydroelectric power-generating facilities operated by the Bureau of Reclamation on the Upper Colorado River, has proposed changes in the levels of its commitment (sales) of long-term firm capacity and energy to its customers. This report describes (1) the existing conditions of air resources (climate and meteorology, ambient air quality, and acoustic environment) of the region potentially affected by the proposed action and (2) the methodology used and the results of analyses conducted to assess the potential impacts on air resources of the proposed action and the commitment-level alternatives. Analyses were performed for the potential impacts of both commitment-level alternatives and supply options, which include combinations of electric power purchases and different operational scenarios of the hydroelectric power-generating facilities.

Chun, K.C.; Chang, Y.S.; Rabchuk, J.A.

1995-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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


21

2001: An Airspace Odyssey SUMMARY PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2001 AIRPORT NOISE SYMPOSIUM AND AIRPORT AIR QUALITY SYMPOSIUM  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of Emissions and Noise at Boeing Commercial Airplane Group,However, many of the heavier Boeing aircraft do not achieveseries. He indicated that Boeing will be designing future

Gosling, Geoffrey D.

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

22

Study of the surface traffic inside the Cluj?Napoca urban agglomeration  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The environment's protection is one of the most actual problems because of the fact that pollution is a major danger for planet life. The environment's pollution is caused because some pollution agents are in too large a quantity for a long time and they become dangerous for human health for the flora for the fauna and for the constructions too. The pollution sources can be classified as natural and artificial sources. The quality of the environment from a specific area at a certain time can be determined by: a) the air quality; b) the water quality; c) the soil quality; d) the health level of the population; e) the decrease of animals and plants species that are accounted for. In the paper there are given the urban traffic on the principal routes inside the Cluj?Napoca municipality. The traffic is the constituent part of the research activity of the national project having the destination the monitoring of the noise and vibrations into an urban agglomeration applied to the Cluj ? Napoca town. This study is the first step for the "noise map" asked for by the Romania integration in the European Union for the team researchers of TUCN under the the direction of Dr. Mariana Arghir.

Geamilia Solea; Dan Borza; Mariana Runcan

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

23

Using Vehicular Networks to Collect Common Traffic Data Mohammad Hadi Arbabi and Michele C. Weigle  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

that with 100% penetration rate, our methods can collect precise traffic data and that even with low penetration rates or low density traffic, we can collect high quality estimates of travel times, time mean speeds. A TO can also report good estimates of traffic data in low penetration or low density traffic situations. 2

Weigle, Michele

24

Coupling traffic models on networks and urban dispersion models for simulating sustainable  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

models for modeling and testing different traffic scenarios, in order to define the impact on air quality it with the urban dispersion model Sirane. Keywords: urban air quality, macroscopic traffic models, road networks, pollutant dispersion models, traffic emissions control. AMS subject classification: 35L65, 35L67, 60K30, 90B

Ceragioli, Francesca

25

Levels and Spectra of Transportation Vehicle Noise  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

In the recent past a program was initiated to survey vehicle traffic and industrial noise in the Chicago area. The phase on noise of vehicles has been completed. The investigation included street elevated and subway cars; diesel steam and electric trains; and motor buses trucks and automobiles.

G. L. Bonvallet

1950-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

26

Airborne Traffic Flow Data and Traffic Management  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Position and Time Registration Vehicle detection Vehicle tracking Scaling Road mask Source: Hickman: Treiterer Source: Treiterer and Taylor (1966) #12;atlas University of Arizona / ATLAS VEHICLE DETECTION on spatial characteristics of traffic patterns · Goal: Improve efficiency of transportation system

Bertini, Robert L.

27

User-driven dynamic traffic prioritization for home networks  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Network contention in a multi-user home setting can degrade performance for all participants. To maximize user experience, we propose that traffic be prioritized based on the specific activity of the user: the more a user interacts with an application ... Keywords: home networks, prioritization, quality of service, traffic shaping

Jake Martin; Nick Feamster

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

28

Traffic Management Specialist  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The incumbent in this position will serve as a Traffic Management Specialist for BPAs Transmission Business Line (TBL) and oversee commercial transportation services for the movement of materials...

29

Traffic Safety Facts 2004  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

information on highway traffic safety, which can be accessed by Internet users at web site www.nhtsa.dot.govpeoplencsa, includes the following annual NCSA fact sheets:...

30

Impact of Traffic-Related Air Pollution on Health  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Road transport contributes significantly to air quality problems through vehicle emissions, which have ... was to assess the impact of traffic-related air pollution on health of Warsaw citizens, following the...1...

J. Jakubiak-Lasocka; J. Lasocki; R. Siekmeier; Z. Ch?opek

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

31

Getting Traffic Lights Talking to Improve Topeka's Traffic Tunnel |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Getting Traffic Lights Talking to Improve Topeka's Traffic Tunnel Getting Traffic Lights Talking to Improve Topeka's Traffic Tunnel Getting Traffic Lights Talking to Improve Topeka's Traffic Tunnel October 8, 2010 - 11:16am Addthis Topeka is using Recovery Act funding to resynchronize 22 traffic lights. | Photo by Linda Voss Topeka is using Recovery Act funding to resynchronize 22 traffic lights. | Photo by Linda Voss Lindsay Gsell The five-lane 21st street corridor in Topeka is a hub for restaurants, shopping and entertainment. "This is where everyone in Topeka goes to shop," says Topeka resident Linda Voss. In addition to food and fun, the one-mile corridor is home to seven traffic lights-and for drivers, a potential traffic stop every 754 feet, or a little more than two football fields. "The traffic signals are a challenge to time in this area," says Voss,

32

Noise and health in the Greater Rotterdam Area  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

In the Greater Rotterdam Area a second study to Noise and Health has been carried out in 2007 and 2008. In 2003 a first study was carried out and that study reported that around 12 percent of the people living in the Greater Rotterdam Area were highly annoyed by noise mainly caused by traffic. The number of people sleep was disturbed and suffered high blood pressure were reported and amounted to 6 percent for sleep disturbance and 3 percent were suffering hypertension. The 2003 study took place within the regularly framework of the Rotterdam Regional Council of Governments Environmental Monitoring program a program that reports yearly the environmental performance indicators in the Greater Rotterdam Area. Beside this yearly report a theme report is published. Last year's theme reports were published about Air Quality and Energy. In 2007 the board of this program decided that in 2008 the theme should be Noise and Health. The 2008 study is not only an update of the 2003 study but is more detailed and more comprehensive as well and based on recent insights in health effects caused by long lasting noise too.

Henk Wolfert

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

33

Noise impact assessment by utilizing noise map and GIS: A case study in the city of Chungju, Republic of Korea  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

In this study, a scheme to develop a noise map and noise impact assessment method using GIS has been suggested. After developing a road-traffic noise map for the city of Chungju, Republic of Korea, noise impact assessment was performed through analyzing the map. A 3-dimensional terrain model was generated using digital maps and building models were prepared using the information from draft and digital maps. To develop a noise evaluation model, a noise-source map for each road was generated. The noise levels at 25 locations close to roads were measured and compared with the expected noise levels to verify the developed noise map. An excess noise map was generated by comparing the road-traffic noise map with a noise-standard map. Using the excess noise map, the areas exceeding environmental noise standards were effectively evaluated through a GIS space analysis. The 3-dimensional facade noise map was generated to calculate the number of people exposed to a certain noise level.

Joon Hee Ko; Seo Il Chang; Byung Chan Lee

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

34

Application of barrier in industrial noise control  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Noise barriers have been widely used in environmental noisecontrol such as traffic and railway noise. Actually they are also cost?effective mitigation measures in industrial noise control. In this paper the applications of noise barrier in power plant are introduced. Types of barrier and barrier materials are briefly summarized and compared. A case study of noise barrier implement in a 50 MW power plant is presented. The plant is a natural gas?fired simple?cycle peaking facility and consists of two opposed gas combustion turbine directly connected through a coupling to a single generator. Some residences are located around the facility. A noise barrier wall was designed and installed surrounding the facility to control the noiseimpact of the plant on the residences. The acoustic modeling software Cadna/A was used to predict the noise insertion loss of the barrier. The prediction results were also compared with the site measurements.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

35

Traffic of Molecular Motors  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Molecular motors perform active movements along cytoskeletal filaments and drive the traffic of organelles and other cargo particles in cells. In contrast to the macroscopic traffic of cars, however, the traffic of molecular motors is characterized by a finite walking distance (or run length) after which a motor unbinds from the filament along which it moves. Unbound motors perform Brownian motion in the surrounding aqueous solution until they rebind to a filament. We use variants of driven lattice gas models to describe the interplay of their active movements, the unbound diffusion, and the binding/unbinding dynamics. If the motor concentration is large, motor-motor interactions become important and lead to a variety of cooperative traffic phenomena such as traffic jams on the filaments, boundary-induced phase transitions, and spontaneous symmetry breaking in systems with two species of motors. If the filament is surrounded by a large reservoir of motors, the jam length, i.e., the extension of the traffic jams is of the order of the walking distance. Much longer jams can be found in confined geometries such as tube-like compartments.

Stefan Klumpp; Melanie J. I. Müller; Reinhard Lipowsky

2005-12-06T23:59:59.000Z

36

Research and Road Traffic  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

... been advocated for Great Britain within my knowledge, deserve other than the fervent opposition of pedestrians as well as motorists. They can do nothing for safety?they do not discover ... relate the number of road fatalities in a place to the amount of traffic flow (pedestrian and other) there. It would establish at an early moment the machinery for measuring ...

MERVYN O'GORMAN

1934-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

37

Real-Time Traffic Maps  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

d. (2007). Barcelona Traffic Map. Barcelona. 2007. Berendt,Spatial Thinking with Geographic Maps: An Empirical Study.Data on Choropleth Maps in Series." Annals of the

Goldsberry, Kirk Patrick

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

38

Characterization of vehicle noise in Hong Kong  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

There is a common perception among residents of high?rise buildings facing expressways that noise emitted from moving vehicles would be dominated by tire/road interaction and at high?frequency regions. Local government officials believe that the impact on residents of low?frequency noise radiated from car engines would be insignificant especially after the corrections for the A?weighting scale are applied. This paper reports on an extensive survey and some in situ sound measurements. It was found that road noise in Hong Kong is dominated by low?frequency noise emitted from heavy vehicles in expressways and by low?frequency noise emitted from heavy and light vehicles driven at a speed below 50 km/h in streets. The measured data were characterized by using time?averaged 1/1 octave band analysis time?averaged 1/3 octave band analysis and time?frequency analysis. The Doppler effect was clearly observed at low?frequency regions in joint time?frequency distributions. It is suggested that the A?weighting scale would not reflect the true annoyance level of traffic noise. Noisiness should be used to quantify the annoyance caused by moving vehicles. A new noise model is proposed to give a realistic description of noise radiated from a moving vehicle.

W. T. Ng; M. M. F. Yuen; W. M. To

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

39

Hanford Traffic Safety FAQs - Hanford Site  

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

the safety pull outs are a place where the Benton County Sheriff and Hanford Patrol can conduct traffic safety operations or enhanced enforcement of traffic laws to increase...

40

Noise analysis of inkjet printers over stages and quality of the job and frequency sources from equipment in laboratory optical trap room  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This experiment measured the level of sound emitted over the course of the print cycle by an HP inkjet printer and determined how the level varies with changes in the print quality settings and stages of the print cycle. ...

Moore, Jennifer H. (Jennifer Haydon)

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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


41

Noise | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Noise Jump to: navigation, search Retrieved from "http:en.openei.orgwindex.php?titleNoise&oldid647800" Category: NEPA Resources...

42

Combustion Noise  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

stabilize or destabilize the modes of the system, depending on the configuration of the combustor and the form of the coupling [26, 30]. In contrast to combustion instability, in broad-band combustion noise the unsteadiness in the rate of combustion... from th s in a mod on tempera , entropic a de of indir t frequenci r, open que sical theory assical expe s [14] who it by a spa d a transie le gases. A e bubble si idered as a flame was ent was o ng and dif depended udy it wa ion, ? ?,p r t? : (a...

Dowling, Ann P.; Mahmoudi, Yasser

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

43

Mathematical simulation of street traffic in the presence of traffic lights  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

One-dimensional traffic flow in the presence of two-position traffic lights is considered. A quasi-linear differential equation of the first order for traffic flow density is used as a model. The problem to be...

M. V. Lur’e

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

44

Advances in Traffic Restraint Measures in Urban Areas  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

This paper first describes traffic restraint measures applied in urban and/or suburban areas and it assesses the role that these may play in easifying and calming traffic. The nature of these measures and some standard issues in their planning process are presented. The difficulties in the implementation of these measures are then discussed on the basis of a number of 17 traffic management studies carried out in the Athens’ northern suburban area of Maroussi.Following this, the paper proceeds to a further step in the design of such measures by introducing a set of environmental parameters in the whole planning process – the latter determine and affect the environmental quality of urban roads. These parameters are tested in practice for a representative network of roads in the urban complex of Maroussi forming an inner ring road, along which bicycle lanes are introduced and thermal comfort measures are taken. It is proposed these environmental parameters can be involved in the planning process and that can be used as potential tools of an advanced transport policy, which adds the environmental quality of roads to the targets of the whole traffic restraint process.

Evangelos C. Matsoukis

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

45

Chapter 9 Audible Noise  

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

noise limits or defer to the states or the federal government for noise limits. BPA has established a transmission line design criterion for corona-generated noise (L 50...

46

Fundamentals of Electronic Noise  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

At first the physical sources of the most important types of noise within a receiver—thermal and shot noise—as well as the antenna noise are discussed and their power spectral densities are given.

Professor Dr.-Ing. Karl-Heinz Löcherer…

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

47

Incorporating traffic patterns to improve delivery performance  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Traffic, construction and other road hazards impact the on-time performance of companies that operate delivery fleets. This study examines how incorporating traffic patterns in vehicle route development compares with ...

Dickinson, Melody J

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

48

Evaluation of traffic signal controller transition methods  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

A coordinated signal system achieves the best traffic progression when the signal plans are optimized at the correct offsets and intervals. When traffic conditions change and a transition to a new timing plan is warranted, it is important to reach...

Hamilton, Curtis Lloyd

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

49

Seven Traffic Signals in Two Minutes  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Topeka, Kansas has activated the first of three key traffic corridors to receive a "green light tunnel," a real-time adaptive traffic signal system that synchronizes signals to create a series of...

50

Traffic tolerance and recovery of bermudagrass  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

fertility regimes. Research is needed to determine the influence of bermudagrass cultivar, mowing regime, and nitrogen fertility on traffic tolerance. Research conducted at Texas A&M Univeristy studied the traffic tolerance of Tifsport, GN-1, Princess...

Robinson, William Dustan

2005-08-29T23:59:59.000Z

51

Traffic Management System Performance November 11, 2002  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Traffic Management System Performance November 11, 2002 David Levinson1 Wei Chen2 Department uses regression analysis to evaluate long-run traffic management system performance. Three important traffic management systems in the Twin Cities metro area - Ramp Metering, Variable Message Signs (VMS

Levinson, David M.

52

Pressemitteilung Graduiertenkolleg Automatismen Media Transatlantic IV Traffic.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Pressemitteilung Graduiertenkolleg Automatismen Media Transatlantic IV ­ Traffic. Internationale untersuchen anlässlich der Tagung Media Transatlantic IV ­ Traffic an der Universität Paderborn die verselbstständigende und somit zunehmend unkontrollierbare Strukturen entstehen. Media Transatlantic IV ­ Traffic ist

Paderborn, Universität

53

FAQS Qualification Card - Transportation and Traffic Management |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Transportation and Traffic Management Transportation and Traffic Management FAQS Qualification Card - Transportation and Traffic Management A key element for the Department's Technical Qualification Programs is a set of common Functional Area Qualification Standards (FAQS) and associated Job Task Analyses (JTA). These standards are developed for various functional areas of responsibility in the Department, including oversight of safety management programs identified as hazard controls in Documented Safety Analyses (DSA). For each functional area, the FAQS identify the minimum technical competencies and supporting knowledge and skills for a typical qualified individual working in the area. FAQC-TransportationAndTrafficManagement.docx Description Transportation and Traffic Management Qualification Card

54

Levels and Spectra of Transportation Vehicle Noise  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

In the years immediately preceding the war an informal program of the study of traffic transportationvehicle and industrial noise was undertaken in the Chicago area. In the recent past another but much more exhaustive program has been initiated and further and more detailed work has now been done. One phase of the work has been a study of the noise within the various types of vehicles generally employed in transportation. These include older and newer type trolley cars and trolley buses elevated lines and subway cars suburban electric and steam trains and passenger automobiles.Measurements were made in these vehicles not only of total sound level but of components in octave bands in the audible frequency range. The work has therefore permitted a comparison of the acoustic spectra in these vehicles and curves to show these characteristic differences will be shown.

G. L. Bonvallet

1949-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

55

EECBG Success Story: Getting Traffic Lights Talking to Improve Topeka's Traffic Tunnel  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

To improve traffic and reduce emissions, Topeka, Kansas is implementing an "InSync" traffic system that resynchronizing lights to help reduce driving time, financed by an Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG). Learn more.

56

Bicycle traffic planning and design criteria  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

BICYCLE TRAFFIC PLANNING AND DESIGN CRITERIA A Thesis JHIRASAK VATHANA Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE May 1975 Major Subject...: Interdisciplinary Engineering BICYCLE TRAFFIC PLANNING AND DESIGN CRITER1A A Thesis DHIRASAK VATHANA Approved as to style and content by: Chairman of Committee (Head of epartment) j 'j (Memb ) (Member) (Member) May l975 ABSTRACT Bicycle Traffic Planning...

Vathana, Jhirasak

1975-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

57

Mobile Traffic Management System Test Deployment  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

BERKELEY Mobile Traf?c Management System Test DeploymentHIGHWAYS MOBILE TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT SYSTEM TEST DEPLOYMENTMobile Transportation Management System (MTMS). This new and

Gerfen, Jeffrey Brian

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

58

FAQS Reference Guide – Transportation and Traffic Management  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This reference guide addresses the competency statements in the September 2002 edition of DOE-STD-1155-2002, Transportation and Traffic Functional Area Qualification Standard.

59

LED Traffic Lights Get Buy American Stamp | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

LED Traffic Lights Get Buy American Stamp LED Traffic Lights Get Buy American Stamp November 30, 2010 - 10:19am Addthis Red. Yellow. Green. What LED traffic signals don't say: Made...

60

Dynamic Rate and Power Allocation in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks with Elastic and Inelastic Traffic  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

In this paper, we focus on the problem of dynamic rate and power allocation in wireless ad hoc networks with slow-fading channels, where a mixture of elastic and inelastic traffic is supported. A stochastic optimization problem incorporating the quality ... Keywords: Dynamic resource allocation, Elastic flows, Inelastic flows, Particle swarm optimization (PSO), QoS requirements, Stochastic duality theory

Fei Wang; Xiaofeng Liao; Songtao Guo; Hongyu Huang; Tingwen Huang

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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


61

Rate-distortion analysis and traffic modeling of scalable video coders  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

performance for video transmission based on the characteristics of existing video traffic. Rate-distortion (R-D) based schemes are often applied to improve and stabilize video quality; however, the lack of R-D modeling of scalable coders limits...

Dai, Min

2006-04-12T23:59:59.000Z

62

A first step toward a close proximity noise map  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

In recent years environmental noise has become a serious issue for civil infrastructure and environmental administration due to public concern over the subject of noise pollution. The most significant deterioration of environmental acoustics conditions comes from road traffic transportation. The predominant noise source is the combination of the tire/pavement interaction and the propulsion systems of the vehicles. Generally tire/pavement interaction is the principal source of noise for speeds above 40 km/h in the case of most modern cars. In this research geo?referenced close proximity rolling noise is used for acoustical characterization of asphalt concrete surfaces in an urban environment. A close proximity noise map of streets with low speed limits is presented for a reference speed of 50 km/h. Different pavements and pavement conditions common in urban streets are analyzed: dense and semidense asphalt concrete with Spanish denomination D?8 and S?12 respectively and on the other hand dense pavement at the end of its service life (D?8*). Noise levels from dense surfaces (D?8) increase significantly over time principally due to the appearance of surface defects such as cracks and ruts.

Moises Bueno; Urbano Vińuela; Fernando Terán; S. E. Paje; Jeane Luong

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

63

BLINC: Multilevel Traffic Classification in the Dark  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

the dark" ­ No port numbers ­ No payload web streaming P2P #12;3 The problem of workload characterizationBLINC: Multilevel Traffic Classification in the Dark Thomas Karagiannis, UC Riverside Konstantina ­ Why in the dark? · Traffic profiling based on TCP/UDP ports ­ Misleading · Payload

Rajamani, Sriram K.

64

Rapid Model Parameterization from Traffic Measurements  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Rapid Model Parameterization from Traffic Measurements KUN-CHAN LAN and JOHN HEIDEMANN USC Information Sciences Institute The utility of simulations and analysis heavily relies on good models. In this paper, we describe approaches and tools that support rapid parameterization of traffic models from live

Heidemann, John

65

Solutions for traffic lights intersections control  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

This work aims to achieve a program that operates the traffic light of intersections with TwidoSoft programming language. The order of priority between traffic rules is implemented in machine specific language TwidoSoft. Keywords: PLC TWIDO, ladder, programming

Marius-Constantin Popescu; Constantin Ranea; Mircea Grigoriu

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

66

Seven Traffic Signals in Two Minutes  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Topeka, KS has activated the first of three key traffic corridors to receive a "green light tunnel," a real-time adaptive traffic signal system that synchronizes signals to create a series of green lights for motorists. The result is fewer stops, less travel time and -- most importantly -- a lot of saved gasoline.

None

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

67

Phase transition in a directed traffic flow network  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The generic feature of traffic in a network of flowing electronic data packets is a phase transition from a stationary free-flow phase to a continuously growing congested nonstationary phase. In the most simple network of directed oriented square lattice we have been able to observe all crucial features of such flow systems having nontrivial critical behavior near the critical point of transition. The network here is in the shape of a square lattice and data packets are randomly posted with a rate ? at one side of the lattice. Each packet executes a directed diffusive motion toward the opposite boundary where it is delivered. Packets accumulated at a particular node form a queue and a maximum of m such packets randomly jump out of this node at every time step to its neighbors on a first-in-first-out basis. The phase transition occurs at ?c=m. The distribution of travel times through the system is found to have a log-normal behavior and the power spectrum of the load time series shows 1?f-like noise similar to the scenario of Internet traffic.

G. Mukherjee and S. S. Manna

2005-06-10T23:59:59.000Z

68

QUANTIFYING THE POTENTIAL IMPACTS OF ATMS ON AIR QUALITY Bruce Hellinga  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

to implement traffic control strategies that satisfy legislated air quality standards. Unfortunately of the pollutants is modelled. In this way, the air quality estimates are sensitive to the implemented traffic); and more than 50% of the hazardous air pollutants [1]. Many of the air pollutants emitted by motor vehicles

Hellinga, Bruce

69

Wind farm noise  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Arrays of small wind turbines recently coined as “wind farms” offer several advantages over single larger wind turbines producing the same electrical power. Noise source characteristics of wind farms are also different from those associated with a single wind turbine. One?third octave band noise measurements from 2 Hz to 10 kHz have been made and will be compared to measurements of noise produced by a single large wind turbine. [J. R. Balombin Technical Memorandum 81486.

Gregory C. Tocci; Brion G. Koning

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

70

Fermilab | Traffic Safety at Fermilab |  

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

Photo of Street Sign: No Cell Phones While Driving Photo of Street Sign: No Cell Phones While Driving Remember: No on-site cell phone use while driving. Speed limits: Don't let warm weather give you a lead foot The roads are clear, the sun is bright, and the urge to drive a little faster is lurking in the back of our minds. We have our sunglasses on and are flexing our hands in our driving gloves. But before you hit the accelerator take five seconds and think. Remember that posted speeds on site take into consideration visibility, road width and conditions, traffic patterns and other safety factors. Double yellow lines and warning signs are posted to augment safety considerations in that area as well. Fermilab has adopted, as a minimum standard, portions of the State of Illinois Vehicle Code and the Rules of the Road. These are the same

71

Noise & Vibration Ctrl What's noise and what's vibration?  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Institut für Technische Akustik Noise & Vibration Ctrl · What's noise and what's vibration? ­ Noise = unwanted sound ­ Vibration = oscillations of structures © Prof. B.A.T. Petersson #12;Institut für Technische Akustik Noise & Vibration Ctrl. · What's Noise & Vibration Control? Genera t ion Transmiss ion

Berlin,Technische Universität

72

Online Vehicle Detection For Estimating Traffic Status  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

We propose a traffic congestion estimation system based on unsupervised on-line learning algorithm. The system does not rely on background extraction or motion detection. It extracts local features inside detection regions of variable size which are drawn on lanes in advance. The extracted features are then clustered into two classes using K-means and Gaussian Mixture Models(GMM). A Bayes classifier is used to detect vehicles according to the previous cluster information which keeps updated whenever system is running by on-line EM algorithm. Experimental result shows that our system can be adapted to various traffic scenes for estimating traffic status.

Lai, Ranch Y Q

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

73

Active traffic management on road networks: a macroscopic approach  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...Active traffic management on road networks: a macroscopic approach Alex A. Kurzhanskiy...and Computer Sciences, University...Active traffic management (ATM) is the...by National Science Foundation Award...Active traffic management on road networks: a macroscopic approach. | Active traffic...

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

74

FHWA Traffic Volume Trend Monthly VMT Report - October 2010 | Data.gov  

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

October 2010 October 2010 Research Menu Data/Tools Apps Resources Let's Talk Research Alpha You are here Data.gov » Communities » Research » Data FHWA Traffic Volume Trend Monthly VMT Report - October 2010 Dataset Summary Description The Traffic Volume Trends montly report is a natinal data report that provides quality controlled vehicle miles traveled data for each State for all roadways Tags {"volume data",tvt,"traffic volume trends",'fhwa,AADT,VMT,"Vehicle Miles Traveled"} Dataset Ratings Overall 0 No votes yet Data Utility 0 No votes yet Usefulness 0 No votes yet Ease of Access 0 No votes yet Dataset Additional Information Last Updated 02/01/2012 Publisher Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation Contact Name Contact Email daniel.jenkins@dot.gov

75

FHWA Traffic Volume Trend Monthly VMT Report - June 2010 | Data.gov  

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

June 2010 June 2010 Research Menu Data/Tools Apps Resources Let's Talk Research Alpha You are here Data.gov » Communities » Research » Data FHWA Traffic Volume Trend Monthly VMT Report - June 2010 Dataset Summary Description The Traffic Volume Trends montly report is a natinal data report that provides quality controlled vehicle miles traveled data for each State for all roadways Tags {"volume data",tvt,"traffic volume trends",'fhwa,AADT,VMT,"Vehicle Miles Traveled"} Dataset Ratings Overall 0 No votes yet Data Utility 0 No votes yet Usefulness 0 No votes yet Ease of Access 0 No votes yet Dataset Additional Information Last Updated 02/01/2012 Publisher Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation Contact Name Contact Email daniel.jenkins@dot.gov

76

FHWA Traffic Volume Trend Monthly VMT Report - October 2011 | Data.gov  

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

October 2011 October 2011 Research Menu Data/Tools Apps Resources Let's Talk Research Alpha You are here Data.gov » Communities » Research » Data FHWA Traffic Volume Trend Monthly VMT Report - October 2011 Dataset Summary Description The Traffic Volume Trends montly report is a natinal data report that provides quality controlled vehicle miles traveled data for each State for all roadways Tags {"volume data",tvt,"traffic volume trends",'fhwa,AADT,VMT,"Vehicle Miles Traveled"} Dataset Ratings Overall 0 No votes yet Data Utility 0 No votes yet Usefulness 0 No votes yet Ease of Access 0 No votes yet Dataset Additional Information Last Updated 02/01/2012 Publisher Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation Contact Name Contact Email daniel.jenkins@dot.gov

77

FHWA Traffic Volume Trend Monthly VMT Report - September 2011 | Data.gov  

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

September 2011 September 2011 Research Menu Data/Tools Apps Resources Let's Talk Research Alpha You are here Data.gov » Communities » Research » Data FHWA Traffic Volume Trend Monthly VMT Report - September 2011 Dataset Summary Description The Traffic Volume Trends montly report is a natinal data report that provides quality controlled vehicle miles traveled data for each State for all roadways Tags {"volume data",tvt,"traffic volume trends",'fhwa,AADT,VMT,"Vehicle Miles Traveled"} Dataset Ratings Overall 0 No votes yet Data Utility 0 No votes yet Usefulness 0 No votes yet Ease of Access 0 No votes yet Dataset Additional Information Last Updated 02/01/2012 Publisher Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation Contact Name Contact Email daniel.jenkins@dot.gov

78

FHWA Traffic Volume Trend Monthly VMT Report - June 2011 | Data.gov  

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

June 2011 June 2011 Research Menu Data/Tools Apps Resources Let's Talk Research Alpha You are here Data.gov » Communities » Research » Data FHWA Traffic Volume Trend Monthly VMT Report - June 2011 Dataset Summary Description The Traffic Volume Trends montly report is a natinal data report that provides quality controlled vehicle miles traveled data for each State for all roadways Tags {"volume data",tvt,"traffic volume trends",'fhwa,AADT,VMT,"Vehicle Miles Traveled"} Dataset Ratings Overall 0 No votes yet Data Utility 0 No votes yet Usefulness 0 No votes yet Ease of Access 0 No votes yet Dataset Additional Information Last Updated 02/01/2012 Publisher Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation Contact Name Contact Email daniel.jenkins@dot.gov

79

FHWA Traffic Volume Trend Monthly VMT Report - September 2010 | Data.gov  

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

September 2010 September 2010 Research Menu Data/Tools Apps Resources Let's Talk Research Alpha You are here Data.gov » Communities » Research » Data FHWA Traffic Volume Trend Monthly VMT Report - September 2010 Dataset Summary Description The Traffic Volume Trends montly report is a natinal data report that provides quality controlled vehicle miles traveled data for each State for all roadways Tags {"volume data",tvt,"traffic volume trends",'fhwa,AADT,VMT,"Vehicle Miles Traveled"} Dataset Ratings Overall 0 No votes yet Data Utility 0 No votes yet Usefulness 0 No votes yet Ease of Access 0 No votes yet Dataset Additional Information Last Updated 02/01/2012 Publisher Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation Contact Name Contact Email daniel.jenkins@dot.gov

80

Fermilab | Traffic Safety at Fermilab | Resources  

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

Resources Resources Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety: Pedestrian Safety Awareness for Families Pedestrian Safety at Crosswalks Pedestrian Safety @ Fermilab Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute Take the Share The Road Quiz DuPage County Bike Maps Kane County Bike Maps League of Illinois Bicyclists State of Illinois Regional Bike Maps Rules and regulations: Fermilab traffic rules (FESHM 9010) Fermilab Today article on traffic safety on site, March 1, 2010 Illinois Rules of the Road Illinois ban of cell phone use while driving in school and construction zones (Illinois House Bill 72, passed August 6, 2009): Traffic safety: Illinois traffic safety publications Studies on distracted driving and cell-phone use while driving: http://www.nsc.org/safety_road/Distracted_Driving/Pages/distracted_driving.aspx

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


81

Traffic Safety Culture Center for Transportation Safety  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

generally opposed to raising the state's gasoline tax to pay for new roads or to make the roads safer. The Texas Traffic Safety Culture Survey was conducted at ten driver license stations operated by the Texas

82

Gas turbine noise control  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The use of gas turbine powered generators and pumping stations are likely to increase over the next two decades. Alternative fuel systems utilizing fluidized coal beds are likely in the near future and direct combustion of pulverized coal is also a possibility. The primary problem of generally unacceptable noise levels from gas turbine powered equipment affects both community noise and hearing conservation alike. The noise criteria of such plant remain a significant design factor. The paper looks at the technical and historical aspects associated with the noise generation process and examines past present and possible future approaches to the problem of silencing gas turbine units; adequately specifying the acoustical criteria and ratings; evaluates the techniques by which these criteria should be measured; and correlates these with the typical results achieved in the field.

Louis A. Challis and Associates Pty. Ltd.

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

83

Noise?insulation requirements for multi?family dwellings  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Noise insulation standards are part of the California Administrative Code (Title 25 Section 1092). These standards apply to all new multi?family dwelling units such as hotels apartments duplexes townhouses and condominium units. Detached single?family dwellings are specifically excluded. The standards establish minimum requirements for the isolation of interior spaces from exterior noise and set minimum ratings for noise insulation of partitions between dwelling units. A community noise equivalent level (CNEL) of 45 dB is set as the maximum for intrusive noise from exterior sources such as rail or road traffic or aircraft operations. American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) testing procedures for party wall and floor/ceiling system sound transmission provide the basis for setting minimum acceptable performance for separations between units. As a consultant to builders planners and architects the site planning and design of residential projects have been examined and field evaluations have been performed on completed projects. Building designs and the selection of suitable building elements (wall construction composites window assemblies vent configurations etc.) which assure compliance with the standards have been identified. The paper provides a brief description of the standards their enforcement pitfalls and an assessment of their impact on residential construction in California.

John J. Van Houten

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

84

Lattice Boltzmann model for traffic flow  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Mesoscopic models for traffic flows are usually difficult to be employed because of the appearance of integro-differential terms in the models. In this work, a lattice Boltzmann model for traffic flow is introduced on the basis of the existing kinetics models by using the Bhatnagar-Gross-Krook-type approximation interaction term in the Boltzmann equation and discretizing it in time and phase space. The so-obtained model is simple while the relevant parameters are physically meaningful. Together with its discrete feature, the model can be easily used to investigate numerically the behavior of traffic flows. In consequence, the macroscopic dynamics of the model is derived using the Taylor and Chapman-Enskog expansions. For validating the model, numerical simulations are conducted under the periodic boundary conditions. It is found that the model could reasonably reproduce the fundamental diagram. Moreover, certain interesting physical phenomena can be captured by the model, such as the metastability and stop-and-go phenomena.

Jianping Meng; Yuehong Qian; Xingli Li; Shiqiang Dai

2008-03-06T23:59:59.000Z

85

Review: constraint programming for air traffic management: A survey1  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Air traffic management (ATM) under its current paradigm is reaching its structural limits considering the continuously growing demand. The need for a decrease in traffic workload opens numerous problems for optimization, from capacity balancing to conflict ...

Cyril Allignol; Nicolas Barnier; Pierre Flener; Justin Pearson

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

86

Traffic Analysis Attacks and Defenses in Low Latency Anonymous Communication  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Traffic Analysis Attacks and Defenses in Low Latency Anonymous Communication Sambuddho Chakravarty #12;ABSTRACT Traffic Analysis Attacks and Defenses in Low Latency Anonymous Communication Sambuddho the true network identity of com- municating parties against eavesdropping adversaries. Tor, acronym

Keromytis, Angelos D.

87

Fact #581: July 27, 2009 Fuel Wasted in Traffic Congestion  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The researchers at the Texas Transportation Institute have recently published new estimates of the effects of traffic congestion. Nearly 3 billion gallons of fuel is wasted each year due to traffic...

88

Green Wave Traffic Optimization A Survey Andreas Warberg  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Green Wave Traffic Optimization ­ A Survey Andreas Warberg Jesper Larsen Rene Munk Jørgensen)) show traffic has increased by 50% since the 80's and that cars and busses are responsible for more than

89

Cloud-Based Air Traffic Management Announcement | GE Global Research  

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

Works to Bring Air Traffic Management Into "The Cloud" GE Works to Bring Air Traffic Management Into "The Cloud" A global leader in avionics and software development, the General...

90

Shot Noise in Graphene  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

We report measurements of current noise in single-layer and multilayer graphene devices. In four single-layer devices, including a p-n junction, the Fano factor remains constant to within ±10% upon varying carrier type and density, and averages between 0.35 and 0.38. The Fano factor in a multilayer device is found to decrease from a maximal value of 0.33 at the charge-neutrality point to 0.25 at high carrier density. These results are compared to theories for shot noise in ballistic and disordered graphene.

L. DiCarlo; J. R. Williams; Yiming Zhang; D. T. McClure; C. M. Marcus

2008-04-14T23:59:59.000Z

91

Geothermal Noise Control  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

In these times of growing need for new energy sources geothermal has shown great promise. Geothermal is a green relatively nonpolluting energy source that can provide power on a scale large enough to make a significant contribution to our needs. One of the challenges of geothermal development is noise emission. This occurs after a well encounters steam and before a plant is constructed. It also arises from the necessity of shutting down a power plant for periodic maintenance. While the power plant is down the steam and noise is vented to the atmosphere.

Marshall Long

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

92

Noise pollution: A threat to our mental and physical well?being  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

While noise may not yet be in the forefront of the environmental movement it is being recognized worldwide as a major environmental pollutant. In New York City noise is the number one quality of life complaint far outweighing other quality of life complaints and throughout the United States it has been noted as a major reason for people moving from their homes. Although there is a need for additional research to confirm the health/noise link the World Health Organization has already recognized noise pollution as a serious health issue. There is certainly sufficient research to warrant warnings that noise is injurious to mental and physical health. Yet despite this growing body of literature attesting to the relationship between noise and health impacts government bodies have not yet invested the dollars needed to abate noise nor to educate people to the dangers of noise. Organizations such as the League for the Hard of Hearing the Noise Pollution Clearinghouse and the United Kingdom Noise Network have assumed the tasks of educating the public to the harmful effects of noise of advocating anti?noise measures and of urging public officials to move more assertively in lessening the din of our ever?increasing noisy society.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

93

Dynamic Traffic Assignment Incorporating Commuters’ Trip Chaining Behavior  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

DYNAMIC TRAFFIC ASSIGNMENT INCORPORATING COMMUTERS’ TRIP CHAINING BEHAVIOR A Thesis by WEN WANG Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree... of MASTER OF SCIENCE August 2011 Major Subject: Civil Engineering Dynamic Traffic Assignment Incorporating Commuters’ Trip Chaining Behavior Copyright 2011 Wen Wang DYNAMIC TRAFFIC ASSIGNMENT...

Wang, Wen

2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

94

Rapid model parameterization from traffic measurements Kun-chan Lan  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Rapid model parameterization from traffic measurements Kun-chan Lan USC Information Sciences, 2002 Abstract The utility of simulations and analysis heavily relies on good models of network traffic describe approaches and tools that support rapid pa- rameterization of traffic models from live network mea

Heidemann, John

95

Identify and Visualize Differences in Traffic Data Zhonghua Xi*  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Identify and Visualize Differences in Traffic Data Zhonghua Xi* , Jyh-Ming Lien* , Yi-Chang Chiu visualization is developed to automatically search for events of interest using quantitative metrics, while also relies on traffic analysis. Traffic analysis can be approached as a problem of searching for trends

Lien, Jyh-Ming

96

VEHICLE EMISSIONS AND TRAFFIC MEASURES: EXPLORATORY ANALYSIS OF FIELD  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

VEHICLE EMISSIONS AND TRAFFIC MEASURES: EXPLORATORY ANALYSIS OF FIELD OBSERVATIONS AT SIGNALIZED between vehicle emissions and traffic control measures is an important step toward reducing the potential roadway design and traffic control, have the ability to reduce vehicle emissions. However, current vehicle

Frey, H. Christopher

97

How to Validate Traffic Generators? Sandor Molnar1  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

How to Validate Traffic Generators? S�andor Moln�ar1 , P�eter Megyesi High Speed Networks Lab: geza.szabo@ericsson.com Abstract--Network traffic generators are widely used in net- working research to validate these traffic generators and which metric to choose for validation purpose. This situation makes

Molnár, Sándor

98

Media Transatlantic IV Traffic March 29 31, 2012  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Conference Media Transatlantic IV ­ Traffic March 29 ­ 31, 2012 University of Paderborn, Germany . d e / r t g - a u t o m a t i s m s Media Transatlantic IV ­ Traffic Graduiertenkolleg Automatismen;Conference Media Transatlantic IV ­ Traffic March 29 ­ 31, 2012 University of Paderborn, Germany Room B 3

Paderborn, Universität

99

Bicycle and pedestrian counting initiative monitors nonmotorized traffic in Minnesota  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Bicycle and pedestrian counting initiative monitors nonmotorized traffic in Minnesota transitways of Transportation (MnDOT) to develop guidelines and analyze information collected in bicycle and pedestrian traffic methods for monitoring and assessing bicycle and pedestrian traffic that can be used in both permanent

Minnesota, University of

100

Application of Noise Cancelling and Damage Detection Algorithms in NDE of Concrete Bridge Decks Using Impact Signals  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Delamination is a commonly observed distress in concrete bridge decks. Among all the delamination detection methods, acoustic methods have the advantages of being fast and inexpensive. In traditional acoustic inspection methods, the inspector drags a chain along or hammers on the bridge deck and detects delamination from the 'hollowness' of the sounds. The signals are often contaminated by ambient traffic noise and the detection of delamination is highly subjective. This paper describes the performance of an impact-bases acoustic NDE method where the traffic noise was filtered by employing a noise cancelling algorithm and where subjectivity was eliminated by introducing feature extraction and pattern recognition algorithms. Different algorithms were compared and the best one was selected in each category. The comparison showed that the modified independent component analysis (ICA) algorithm was most effective in cancelling the traffic noise and features consisting of mel-frequency cepstral coefficients (MFCCs) had the best performance in terms of repeatability and separabillty. The condition of the bridge deck was then detected by a radial basis function (RBF) neural network. The performance of the system was evaluated using both experimental and field data. The results show that the selected algorithms increase the noise robustness of acoustic methods and perform satisfactorily if the training data is representative.

Zhang, Gang; Harichandran, Ronald S.; Ramuhalli, Pradeep

2011-09-13T23:59:59.000Z

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


101

Tuning RED for Web Traffic* Mikkel Christiansen,**  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

139 Tuning RED for Web Traffic* Mikkel Christiansen,** Kevin Jeffay, David Ott, F. Donelson Smith http://www.cs.unc.edu/Research/dirt Abstract We study the effects of RED on the performance of Web -- response time for HTTP request-response pairs. We empirically evaluate RED across a range of parameter

Jeffay, Kevin

102

DEMAND SIMULATION FOR DYNAMIC TRAFFIC ASSIGNMENT  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of the response of travelers to real-time pre- trip information. The demand simulator is an extension of dynamicDEMAND SIMULATION FOR DYNAMIC TRAFFIC ASSIGNMENT Constantinos Antoniou, Moshe Ben-Akiva, Michel Bierlaire, and Rabi Mishalani Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139 Abstract

Bierlaire, Michel

103

Performance Analysis of Isolated Intersection Traffic Signals  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This dissertation analyzes two unsolved problems to fulfill the gap in the literature: (1). What is the vehicle delay and intersection capacity considering left-turn traffic at a pre-timed signal? (2). What are the mean and variance of delay...

Yin, Kai

2013-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

104

TRAFFIC CONGESTION PRICING METHODS AND TECHNOLOGIES  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

be differentiated by time of day, road type and vehicle characteristics, and even set in real time according for passenger and freight transportation. The European UNITE project estimated the costs of traffic congestion in the UK to be 15 billion/yr. or 1.5% of GDP (Nash et al., 2003). For France and Germany the estimates were

Boyer, Edmond

105

Does Daylight Savings Time Affect Traffic Accidents?  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This paper studies the effect of changes in accident pattern due to Daylight Savings Time (DST). The extension of the DST in 2007 provides a natural experiment to determine whether the number of traffic accidents is affected by shifts in hours...

Deen, Sophia 1988-

2012-04-20T23:59:59.000Z

106

LED Traffic Lights Get Buy American Stamp | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

LED Traffic Lights Get Buy American Stamp LED Traffic Lights Get Buy American Stamp LED Traffic Lights Get Buy American Stamp November 29, 2010 - 10:00am Addthis LED traffic lights are assembled at Dialight’s factory in Roxboro, N.C. The company has expanded production at the facility, adding more than 100 jobs over the past two years. | Photo Courtesy of Dialight LED traffic lights are assembled at Dialight's factory in Roxboro, N.C. The company has expanded production at the facility, adding more than 100 jobs over the past two years. | Photo Courtesy of Dialight Lindsay Gsell LED traffic lights are assembled at Dialight's factory in Roxboro, N.C. The company has expanded production at the facility, adding more than 100 jobs over the past two years. Red. Yellow. Green. What LED traffic signals don't say: Made in USA.

107

Noise and Hearing Conservation  

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

Hearing Conservation Hearing Conservation Mary L. Doyle NOISE & HEARING CONSERVATION Mary L. Doyle, MPH, RN, COHN-S/CM DOE Headquarters January 16, 2002 1.0.1.~ CAUSES OF HEARING LOSS * Congenital * Environmental Exposures * Hereditary * Illness *Injury * Noise * Occupational * Non-Occupational * Sociacusis S.O.S. eon.ua.nt. OTOTOXIC DRUGS Can Affect Cochlea or Vestibular System * Aminoglycoside Antibiotics * Diuretics * Cancer Chemotherapy * Aspirin * Quinines * Usually Permanent * Consider Benefit-Risk Ratio S.O.S. eon.ua.nts HEARING * Modification of Acoustic Wave by Outer Ear * Conversion of Modified Acoustic Wave to Vibration of Eardrum * Middle Ear * Inner Ear * Transformation of Mechanical Movement to Nerve Impulses S.O.S. CoMubRis OTOTOXIC INDUSTRIAL

108

Noise and vibration investigations of the Sandia National Laboratories Sol se Mete Aerial Cable Facility  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This document is an assessment of the noise, vibration, and overpressure effects and fragmentation hazards of the operation of the Sandia National Laboratories Sol de Mete Aerial Cable Facility (ACF). Major noise sources associated with project operations and considered in this report include rocket motors, chemical explosions, 3-inch gun, 20-mm gun, vehicular traffic, and engines of electricity generators. In addition, construction equipment noise is considered. Noise exposure of ACF personnel is expressed as the equivalent sound level for the 8-hour work day, and is computed by scaling to the proper distance and combining the appropriate noise values for continuously operating equipment such as vehicles and generators. Explosions and gun firings are impulsive events, and overpressures are predicted and expressed as decibel (dB) at the control building, at other nearby facilities, at Sol se Mete. The conclusion reached in the noise analysis is that continuously operating equipment would not produce a serious noise hazard except in the immediate vicinity of the electricity generators and heavy equipment where hearing protection devices should be used. Rocket motors, guns, and detonations of less than 54 kilograms (kg) (120 lb) of explosives would not produce noise levels above the threshold for individual protection at the control building, other nearby test areas, or Sol se Mete Spring. Rare tests involving explosive weights between 54 and 454 kg (120 and 1,000 lb) could produce impulsive noise levels above 140 dB that would require evacuation or other provision for individual hearing protection at the ACF control building and at certain nearby facilities not associated with ACF. Other blast effects including overpressure, ground vibration, and fragmentation produce hazard radii that generally are small than the corresponding noise hazard radius, which is defined as the distance at which the predicted noise level drops to 140 dB.

Matise, B.K.; Gutman, W.M.; Cunniff, R.A.; Silver, R.J.; Stepp, W.E. [New Mexico State Univ., Las Cruces, NM (United States). Physical Science Lab.

1994-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

109

FPGA Based Real-time Network Traffic Analysis using Traffic Dispersion Patterns  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The problem of Network Traffic Classification (NTC) has attracted significant amount of interest in the research community, offering a wide range of solutions at various levels. The core challenge is in addressing high amounts of traffic diversity found in today's networks. The problem becomes more challenging if a quick detection is required as in the case of identifying malicious network behavior or new applications like peer-to-peer traffic that have potential to quickly throttle the network bandwidth or cause significant damage. Recently, Traffic Dispersion Graphs (TDGs) have been introduced as a viable candidate for NTC. The TDGs work by forming a network wide communication graphs that embed characteristic patterns of underlying network applications. However, these patterns need to be quickly evaluated for mounting real-time response against them. This paper addresses these concerns and presents a novel solution for real-time analysis of Traffic Dispersion Metrics (TDMs) in the TDGs. We evaluate the dispersion metrics of interest and present a dedicated solution on an FPGA for their analysis. We also present analytical measures and empirically evaluate operating effectiveness of our design. The mapped design on Virtex-5 device can process 7.4 million packets/second for a TDG comprising of 10k flows at very high accuracies of over 96%.

Khan, F; Gokhale, M; Chuah, C N

2010-03-26T23:59:59.000Z

110

A noise-tolerant traffic sign recognition method based on color images  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

, and thereby finer segmentation is possible [17]. The computer runs were carried out on a SPARC Server 1000 workstation with the Solaris 2. 4 operating system. It typically took forty four seconds to execute the segmentation process on the the SPARC Server... and scale changes to horizontal shifts. It typically took twenty-five seconds to execute the polar exponential grid transformation on the SPARC Server 1000 workstation. Following an application of the log polar exponential transform, the Fourier trans...

Ahmad, Akram

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

111

Infrasonic sea noise at the Mid?Atlantic Ridge near 37 °N  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Underwater ambient noise spectra spectrum levels and statistics are described for data continuously recorded in the 5–32?Hz band for 176 h. These measurements were made using two ocean bottom seismographs located in 2478 m of water within the seismically active median valley of the Mid?Atlantic Ridge near 37 °N. Laboratory tests of the H?38 hydrophone show that flow noise levels developed by a 0.3 knot current—the maximum speed anticipated in the median valley—did not exceed the electronic noise level of the recording instrument. Over 500 underwater earthquakes were detected and epicenters were estimated to lie within about 20 km of the instruments. Seismic disturbances raised noise levels at least 20 dB across the acoustic band varied in local magnitude from 1.2 to 2.5 persisted for as long as 2 min and occurred on the average of 2.9 events/h. Sound pressure spectrum levels averaged over the entire recording period and compared to shipping noise curves proposed by Wenz and Urick infer that infrasonic and low?frequency noise are dominated by distant shipping traffic noise. [This work was sponsored by Naval Electronics Systems Command Code 320.

J. R. McGrath

1975-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

112

GIZ Sourcebook Module 5c: Noise and its Abatement | Open Energy...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Noise has not only been linked to many serious health risks, such as hypertension and heart disease, but also to a deteriorating quality of life, by interfering with speech,...

113

Attosecond timing jitter modelocked lasers and ultralow phase noise photonic microwave oscillators  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Photonic microwave oscillator based on optical frequency comb and ultrastable optical reference cavity represents the state-of-the-art solution to generate X-band microwaves of ultralow phase noise. Such high-quality ...

Li, Duo, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

114

Nuclear-spin noise  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The spectral density of the Nyquist noise current in a tuned circuit coupled to a sample of nuclear spins has been measured at He4 temperatures with a dc SQUID used as a rf amplifier. When the sample is in thermal equilibrium, a dip is observed in the spectral density at the Larmor frequency. For zero spin polarization, on the other hand, a bump in the spectral density is observed. This bump is due to temperature-independent fluctuations in the transverse component of magnetization, and represents spontaneous emission from the spins into the circuit.

Tycho Sleator; Erwin L. Hahn; Claude Hilbert; John Clarke

1985-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

115

FAA Air Traffic Organization Safety Management | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

FAA Air Traffic Organization Safety Management FAA Air Traffic Organization Safety Management FAA Air Traffic Organization Safety Management September 20, 2012 Presenter: Mark DeNicuolo, Manager Performance and Analyses Air Traffic Organization Safety and Technical Training Federal Aviation Administration Topics Covered: En Route centers handle 40.5 million aircraft per year FAA/contract towers handle: - 51.2 million airport operations - 39 million instrument operations 732 million passenger enplanements Over 5,000 civil, public-use airports Approximately 33,300 ATO employees - More than 15,000 air traffic controllers - More than 7,000 technicians and engineers 21 ARTCCs, 513 ATCTs, 17 FSSs, 3 AFSSs FAA Air Traffic Organization Safety Management More Documents & Publications FAQS Reference Guide - Aviation Manager

116

Florida County Seeks to Reduce Emissions and Improve Traffic | Department  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Florida County Seeks to Reduce Emissions and Improve Traffic Florida County Seeks to Reduce Emissions and Improve Traffic Florida County Seeks to Reduce Emissions and Improve Traffic September 27, 2010 - 10:30am Addthis A worker synchronizes a traffic light on State Road A1A in St. Augustine, FL. | Energy Department Photo | A worker synchronizes a traffic light on State Road A1A in St. Augustine, FL. | Energy Department Photo | Lindsay Gsell What does this project do? St. Johns County, Florida uses Recovery Act funding to resynchronize 23 traffic signals at five major segments of roadway. The new light patterns will save nearly 729,000 gallons of gas and reduce CO2 emissions by more than 2,200 metric tons. The intersection of State Road A1A and State Road 312 in St. Augustine is messy at 5 o'clock. On one side, tourists returning from Florida's

117

Evaluation of teenage driver understanding of traffic control devices  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

. . Signals Continually Misunderstood Traffic Control Devices . . Before and After Results 52 54 55 55 57 . 60 . . 65 . 72 81 81 . 83 . 84 . . 85 . . 87 TABLE OF CONTENTS (Continued) CHAPTER Page V CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS, , . . 88... Misunderstood from 1978 TTI Study 12 4 Traffic Control Devices Needing Improvements from 1981 TTI Study . . . . . . 13 5 Targeted Traffic Control Devices from 1990 TTI Study . . 6 Basic Shapes and Colors Included in the Final Survey . . . 7 Regulatory Signs...

Ford, Garry Lee

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

118

Noise from Centrifugal Fans  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The sound power radiated from the discharge of centrifugal fans of diameters between 3 and 6 1 2 ? inches has been measured as a function of fan dimensions and operating conditions. The measurements were made by arranging the fan under test to discharge into an 11 foot nonreflecting tube in which the static pressure could be controlled. Air was exhausted from the tube through a side port of high acoustic impedance located part way down the tube. The detectingmicrophone which is located in the tube between the exit port and the acoustic termination is out of the air stream and therefore not subject to wind noise. The total discharge noise power P in watts in the range 75 to 10 000 cps was found empirically to be given by P?=?0.90?×?10 ?4 (D/W)?H 3 ?+?5.2?×?10 ?10 (Q 5 /W 4 D 8 ) where D and W are the fan diameter and width respectively in inches H is the static pressure in inches of water and Q is the air flow in cubic feet per minute. The angular frequency of the fan wheel does not appear explicitly since this quantity is uniquely specified by H Q D and W. Spectral analysis indicates that the power is concentrated primarily at low frequencies. Application of the results of this study to design problems will be discussed.

R. B. Goldman; G. C. Maling

1955-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

119

Optimization Online - Ship Traffic Optimization for the Kiel Canal  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Dec 1, 2014 ... ... optimization problem which we call the ship traffic control problem (STCP). ... We offer a unified view of routing and scheduling which blends ...

Elisabeth Lübbecke

2014-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

120

Texas Safe Communities Texans Discovering Traffic Safety Solutions  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

/ Posters Concentrating on Driving Poster Minnesota Network of Employers for Traffic Safety www in America through education, research, and grassroots activism. www.crashprevention.org Drive Now, Talk

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


121

Energy-efficiency of Drop-and-Continue Traffic Grooming  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

This paper evaluates the energy-saving achievable by performing traffic grooming in WDM networks with drop-and-continue node architecture. Different grooming strategies are compared in...

Farahmand, Farid; Cerutti, Isabella; Hasan, Mohammad M; Jue, Jason P

122

Energy Efficient Grooming of Scheduled Sub-wavelength Traffic Demands  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

We investigate how awareness of demand holding times can be exploited for energy efficient traffic grooming in optical networks. We present an optimal formulation for minimizing the...

Chen, Ying; Jaekel, Arunita

123

Quantum noise in optical interferometers  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

We study the photon counting noise in optical interferometers used for gravitational wave detection. In order to reduce quantum noise, a squeezed vacuum is injected into the usually unused input port. It is investigated under which conditions the gravitational wave signal may be amplified without increasing counting noise concurrently. Such a possibility was suggested as a consequence of the entanglement of the two output ports of a beam splitter. We find that amplification without concurrent increase of noise is not possible for reasonable squeezing parameters. Photon distributions for various beam splitter angles and squeezing parameters are calculated.

Voronov, Volodymyr G.; Weyrauch, Michael [Faculty of Physics, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, 03022 Kyiv (Ukraine); Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, D-38116 Braunschweig (Germany)

2010-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

124

A congestion sensitive approach to modelling road networks for air quality management  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

This research establishes an approach to modelling a congested road network for air quality management, which enables the assessment of traffic management solutions that may create only subtle changes in the traffic flow regimes. Road network emissions have been calculated using standard factors taking into account details of vehicle fleet composition, average speeds and road type. Additionally, the use of microsimulation traffic modelling in conjunction with an instantaneous emissions model (IEM) has been adopted to allow comparison between methodologies and enable congestion sensitive analysis of the impact of air quality management measures on the network. Findings from microscale modelling have revealed that the use of an IEM to calculate emissions as an input for air quality dispersion modelling significantly improved the performance of the dispersion modelling when measured against monitored data. Moreover, this methodology has been successfully applied to assess the performance of a traffic scheme in Durham, UK.

James O'Brien; Anil Namdeo; Margaret Bell; Paul Goodman

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

125

Load balancing and adaptive scheduling for data intensive prioritised traffic in multi-radio multi-channel wireless mesh networks  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

In recent times, wireless technology has emerged as a key technology for many data intensive applications such as Video on Demand (VoD), Voice over IP (VoIP), high speed internet access, video conferencing, etc. All these applications require high data rate so that data can be transmitted to the end users in a prioritised manner. The underlying system that suits these applications better is the Wireless Mesh Network (WMN), because it is a special type of network which is cost effective, resilient and adaptive. To preserve the Quality of Service (QoS) for all these applications, in this paper, we propose a Load Balancing and Adaptive Scheduling (LBAS) algorithm for data intensive prioritised traffic in WMNs. To schedule the incoming traffic, the Available Capacity (AC) and Load Index (LI) of each link is calculated. A new Cost Evaluation Function (CEF) is defined based upon the values of AC and LI. Each traffic flow is also associated with Rate Index (RI) and Delay Estimation (DE). Each link has lower and upper bounds on AC, and as soon as the load on a particular link crosses these bounds, the load is transferred to another link dynamically at run time. Higher priority traffic will be assigned to the link having high value of AC to minimise DE, and simultaneously, a matrix for LI is also constructed. This matrix is used to keep track of the system load at run time, so that scheduling can be done for the incoming traffic in a prioritised manner based upon the values of AC and LI. The performance of the proposed algorithm is evaluated using simulations on ns-2 with respect to various metrics. The results obtained show that the proposed algorithm is quite effective for balancing the load of multiclass traffic flows.

Neeraj Kumar; Naveen Chilamkurti; Jong Hyouk Park; Doo Soon Park

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

126

5th International Meeting Wind Turbine Noise  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

1 5th International Meeting on Wind Turbine Noise Denver 28 ­ 30 August 2013 Wind Turbine Noise Broadband noise generated aerodynamically is the dominant noise source for a modern wind turbine(Brooks et, clean energy. While profiting from wind energy, the noise produced by a modern wind turbine becomes

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

127

Decision Fusion of Hyperspectral and SAR data for Trafficability Assessment  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Decision Fusion of Hyperspectral and SAR data for Trafficability Assessment Capt. Pierre Chouinard assessment. To perform the assessment, different types of classification on the two data sets were performed of using both HSI and SAR data in trafficability assessment. Keywords-component; Decision Fusion

Kerekes, John

128

Deriving traffic demands for operational IP networks: methodology and experience  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Engineering a large IP backbone network without an accurate network-wide view of the traffic demands is challenging. Shifts in user behavior, changes in routing policies, and failures of network elements can result in significant (and sudden) fluctuations ... Keywords: Internet, measurement, routing, traffic engineering

Anja Feldmann; Albert Greenberg; Carsten Lund; Nick Reingold; Jennifer Rexford; Fred True

2001-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

129

Visualising Internet Traffic Data with Three-Dimensional Spherical Display  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

successful in this respect has proven to give good predictions about structural features of the InternetVisualising Internet Traffic Data with Three-Dimensional Spherical Display Ben Yip1 , Shea Goyette1 of visualising internet traffic data using the underlying spherical nature of the globe. The method uses data

Hong,Seokhee

130

Analysis of Elephant Users in Broadband Network Traffic  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Analysis of Elephant Users in Broadband Network Traffic P´eter Megyesi and S´andor Moln´ar High,molnar}@tmit.bme.hu Abstract. Elephant and mice phenomena of network traffic flows have been an interesting research area is caused by a small percentage of large flows, called the elephants. In this paper, we investigate the same

Molnár, Sándor

131

Visual traffic surveillance framework: classification to event detection  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

effective. Traffic surveil- lance systems with the ability to detect, count, and classify vehicles can systems. However, vehicle classification poses a difficult problem as vehicles have high intra- class into a unified traffic surveillance system for on- line classification of vehicles, which uses tracking results

Nicolescu, Mircea

132

LED traffic signals: A market transformation opportunity assessment  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This report examines the feasibility and appropriateness of market intervention strategies to increase the penetration of LED traffic signals, which offer large energy savings and other benefits relative to existing incandescent traffic signals. It presents the state of the technology and some of the technical challenges that remain. Prepared for the Consortium for Energy Efficiency.

Suozzo, M.

1998-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

133

A traffic shaping optimization methodology for web systems  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

In recent years, computer networks have been characterized by heterogeneous traffic and dynamic management of different kinds of services. The web and network requirements have increased within time and, since bandwidth is limited, it becomes necessary ... Keywords: QoS, internet services, optimization, traffic shaping, world wide web

Caio Mesquita; Ulisses Cavalca; Adriano C.M. Pereira; Eduardo G. Carrano

2013-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

134

Traffic flow models and service rules for complex production systems  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Traffic flow models and service rules for complex production systems C. Ringhofer Abstract We emphasis is given to the implementation of service rules for complex systems, involving multiple product flow type models for complex production systems. Traffic flow models represent, in some sense

Ringhofer, Christian

135

E-Print Network 3.0 - air traffic flow Sample Search Results  

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

flow Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Visualization of Air Traffic Flow for Modeling and Control Applications Banavar Sridhar and Kapil Sheth Summary: Visualization of Air Traffic...

136

Genetic fuzzy logic approach to local ramp metering control using microscopic traffic simulation.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

??Ramp metering, one of the most effective solutions for improving motorway traffic flows, is playing increasingly important role in traffic management systems. Because of its… (more)

Yu, Xue Feng

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

137

E-Print Network 3.0 - annual average daily traffic Sample Search...  

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

Data Systems 2000. Annual Average Daily Truck Traffic on the California State... Lockout and Non-Lockout Weekdays Average Daily Traffic Volume (vehday) All Cars Trucks ......

138

E-Print Network 3.0 - average daily traffic Sample Search Results  

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

Data Systems 2000. Annual Average Daily Truck Traffic on the California State... Lockout and Non-Lockout Weekdays Average Daily Traffic Volume (vehday) All Cars Trucks...

139

Traffic Loss-Based Lightpath Reconfiguration in the Smart Grid Communication Network  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

In order to reduce traffic loss during the lightpath reconfiguration process in the Smart Grid communication network, an Accumulative Traffic Loss (ATL) algorithm is proposed and...

Wang, Hongchuan; Guo, Wei; Hu, Weisheng

140

Ohio Town Installing 'Green' Traffic Signals | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Ohio Town Installing 'Green' Traffic Signals Ohio Town Installing 'Green' Traffic Signals Ohio Town Installing 'Green' Traffic Signals January 20, 2010 - 3:57pm Addthis Elyria, Ohio, is getting a little greener. Mayor William M. Grace recently confirmed that staff will replace traditional traffic lights with 288 energy-efficient LEDs (light-emitting diodes), saving the town energy and money. "We are definitely doing this, we are going to switch out all the traffic lights in town," Elyria's mayor says. Replacing light bulbs with LEDs will mean substantial savings. That's because these small, solid bulbs can last up to 10 times longer than traditional lights and require considerably less energy. "This gives us the opportunity to change, we expect to realize considerable savings," the mayor says.

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


141

Self-organizing traffic lights at multiple-street intersections  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Summary: Traffic light coordination is a complex problem. In this paper, we extend previous work on an abstract model of city traffic to allow for multiple street intersections. We test a self-organizing method in our model, showing that it is close to theoretical optima and superior to a traditional method of traffic light coordination. Abstract: The elementary cellular automaton following rule 184 can mimic particles flowing in one direction at a constant speed. This automaton can therefore model highway traffic. In a recent paper, we have incorporated intersections regulated by traffic lights to this model using exclusively elementary cellular automata. In such a paper, however, we only explored a rectangular grid. We now extend our model to more complex scenarios employing an hexagonal grid. This extension shows first that our model can readily incorporate multiple-way intersections and hence simulate complex scenarios. In addition, the current extension allows us to study and evaluate the behavior of two...

Gershenson, Carlos

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

142

Quality Assurance: Quality Policy  

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

Policy Policy It is the policy of the Department of Energy to establish quality requirements to ensure that risks and environmental impacts are minimized and that safety, reliability, and performance are maximized through the application of effective management systems commensurate with the risks posed by the facility or activity and its work. The Department implements this policy through the QA Order and the QA rule directives to ensure quality assurance requirements are clearly specified for the broad spectrum of work performed by DOE and its contractors. Objective The objective of the QA requirements are to establish an effective management system (i.e., quality assurance programs) using the performance requirements coupled technical standards where appropriate that ensure:

143

Transient in cab noise investigation on a light duty diesel passenger vehicle.  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

A diesel engine in cab sound quality for passenger car market is scrutinized more closely than in the mid? to heavy duty diesel truck applications. This is obviously due to the increasing expectations from the customers for gasolinelike sound quality. This paper deals with a sound quality issue recently investigated on a light duty diesel engine for a passenger van application. The objectionable noise complaint occurred during the vehicle transient operating conditions and was found to be caused by the change in the pilot quantity over a very short period of time. The root cause of the noise complaint was investigated on the noise complaint vehicle as well as simultaneously on a standalone engine in the noise test cell. Several critical combustion and performance parameters were recorded for diagnosing the issue. In addition various standard sound quality metrics were employed to differentiate the sound quality of the objectionable noise. The issue was resolved and verified by making appropriate changes to the engine calibration without affecting key requirements such as emissions and fuel economy. Finally the findings from the experimental tests are summarized and appropriate conclusions are drawn with respect to understanding characterizing and resolving this transient combustion related impulsive powertrain interior noise issue.

Dhanesh Purekar

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

144

Solving the Traffic and Flitter Challenges with Tulip Award Traffic Mini Challenge: Innovative Visualization and Excellent Description  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Solving the Traffic and Flitter Challenges with Tulip Award Traffic Mini Challenge: Innovative Visualization and Excellent Description Award Flitter Mini Challenge: Representation of Uncertainty in Rules, while the vertical axis encodes the employee ID and IP address. The horizontal lines in the grid group

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

145

Human response to combined noise and vibration.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

??The discomfort caused by the noise and vibration in cars is investigated in this thesis to improve understanding of how subjective judgements of noise and… (more)

Huang, Yuan

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

146

Highly linear low noise amplifier  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

, the Low Noise Amplifier (LNA) is expected to provide high linearity, thus preventing the intermodulation tones created by the interference signal from corrupting the carrier signal. The research focuses on designing a novel LNA which achieves high...

Ganesan, Sivakumar

2007-09-17T23:59:59.000Z

147

Author's personal copy Impacts of freeway traffic conditions on in-vehicle exposure to ultrafine  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

particulate matter (Health Effects Institute, 2010). Traffic congestion, in particular, has been cited

Bertini, Robert L.

148

E-Print Network 3.0 - air traffic emission Sample Search Results  

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

emission Search Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: air traffic emission...

149

Responding to the Unexpected: Traffic Research in the Wake of Bridge Collapseg p  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

;#12;#12;#12;#12;#12;T ffi R h Q tiTraffic Research Questions · Natural Experimentation Site · Bridge Collapse / ReopenResponding to the Unexpected: Traffic Research in the Wake of Bridge Collapseg p Henry Liu, Ph of the Mississippi River Bridge Collapse #12;Freeway Traffic VolumeFreeway Traffic Volume #12;Congestion Impacts

Levinson, David M.

150

Calibrating Steady-State Traffic Stream and Car-Following Models Using Loop Detector Data  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The research reported in this paper develops a heuristic automated tool (SPD_CAL) for calibrating steady-state traffic stream and car-following models using loop detector data. The performance of the automated procedure is then compared to off-the-shelf ... Keywords: calibration of traffic simulation software, car-following models, traffic modeling, traffic stream models

Hesham Rakha; Mazen Arafeh

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

151

The impact of gasoline price changes on traffic safety: a time geography explanation Guangqing Chi a,  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The impact of gasoline price changes on traffic safety: a time geography explanation Guangqing Chi, United States a r t i c l e i n f o Keywords: Time geography Gasoline prices Traffic safety Traffic crashes Fatal crashes Space­time path a b s t r a c t The impact of gasoline price changes on traffic

Levinson, David M.

152

Visualization of Traffic Flow and Atmospheric Pollutant Flow in Urban Areas  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

and air pollutants using polygons and translucent particles. The system is applied for public roads around.transport.iis.u-tokyo.ac.jp CCity modelity model Air pollutionAir pollution simsim.. TrafficTraffic simsim.. CCity modelity model Air pollutionAir pollution simsim.. TrafficTraffic simsim.. #12;

Tokyo, University of

153

Ocean acoustic noise budgets: Application to the environmental assessment of offshore wind power generation.  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

A noise budget is a listing of the various sources of acoustic noise and their associated ranking by importance. A number of different types of budgets can be conceived using various acoustic measures such as intensity energy or duration of maximum amplitude level. These budgets are typically parameterized by frequency and are usually computed over 1/3 octave bands. As part of the environmental assessment of the proposed offshore wind powergeneration project under the Rhode Island Special Area Management Plan (SAMP) noise measurements were made using the Passive Acoustic Listener (PAL) systems off the coast of Rhode Island prior to the installation of any wind power facilities. Two PALs were deployed within two miles of Block Island in water depths of 20 m from October 6 to November 11 2008. The data included noise spectra and source identification every 3 min. Short snapshots of unusual sounds were also recorded. From this data the ocean acoustic noise budget is computed with contributions from shipping wind/waves marine mammals and rain from 500 Hz to 50 kHz. The shipnoise data is correlated with ship traffic data from the Automatic Identification System (AIS). [Funding provided by the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

154

Nanotechnology research facility? A vibration and noise control design case study  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Vibration and noise control would be critical to the success of a proposed nanotechnology and molecular research facility. Roadway traffic a nearby power generation plant and buildings in the vicinity were potential sources of ground borne vibration disturbances. Mechanical equipment occupant installed support apparata and occupant activities were potential sources of internally generated vibration disturbances. On?site ground borne vibration was measured for comparison with generic floor vibration criteria for sensitive installations. Results were analyzed relative to criteria for potential disturbance of sensitive equipment perception by occupants audible radiated structure borne noise in acoustically sensitive spaces and resolution?degrading motion for scanning and for transmission electron microscopes and other nanotechnology clean room equipment. Design guidelines and structural vibration control concepts were recommended to the structural engineers including de?tuning damping and isolation methods. Recommendations were provided for mechanical noise control and vibration isolation. Architectural noise control sound isolation and room acoustics guidelines were provided for research office and meeting spaces. This case study will discuss the desired vibration and noise control objectives and the design solutions that were implemented. Building photographs will be presented. Post?construction measurement results will be graphically compared with pre?construction conditions to demonstrate apparent degree of success in mitigating vibration.

Jack B. Evans; Chad N. Himmel; Daniel J. Kupersztoch

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

155

The Shot Noise Thermometer Lafe Frederick Spietz  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Abstract The Shot Noise Thermometer Lafe Frederick Spietz 2006 This thesis describes the development and testing of the shot noise thermometer, or SNT, a new kind of noise thermometer based thermometer, the noise power from a tunnel junction is measured as a function of the DC voltage across

156

The Shot Noise Thermometer Lafe Frederick Spietz  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Abstract The Shot Noise Thermometer Lafe Frederick Spietz 2006 This thesis describes the development and testing of the shot noise thermome- ter, or SNT, a new kind of noise thermometer based thermometer, the noise power from a tunnel junction is measured as a function of the DC voltage across

157

Noise and the Sound Insulation of Buildings  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...Noise and the Sound Insulation of Buildings F. Ingerslev It is claimed that noise...well-being. An outstanding task for the building industry in the 1980s is to ensure a proper noise climate in new buildings. The target must be to obtain a noise...

1972-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

158

Rating the dieselness of vehicle noise using different psychoacoustic methods  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Modern diesel engines meet the demand for high power-engines while strict emission regulations have to be fulfilled. Therefore diesel engines entered vehicle segments where the expectations on the sound quality are exceptionally high. Sound quality and fuel efficiency are often conflicting goals during the development of a diesel engine. The typical sound character of diesel engines the so called Dieselness is an indicator for the overall sound quality of the vehicle noise. Hence it is desirable to rate the Dieselness of engine sounds. Sounds emitted by gasoline- and diesel-powered vehicles in idle condition were rated in psychoacoustic experiments using different methods. First the method of line length was used as direct scaling procedure to get ratio ratings of the relative Dieselness of the vehicle noises. Second a direct ranking of the noises has been done with the Random Access method where subjects had to rank the sounds according to their Dieselness. Third in a paired-comparison test the participants had to judge which of two sounds had more Dieselness resulting in an indirect scaling. These methods are compared regarding the time the experiments took and the resulting ranking respectively scaling. In addition a semantic differential test with general adjective pairs was conducted.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

159

LED Traffic Lights Get Buy American Stamp | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

LED Traffic Lights Get Buy American Stamp LED Traffic Lights Get Buy American Stamp LED Traffic Lights Get Buy American Stamp November 30, 2010 - 10:19am Addthis Red. Yellow. Green. What LED traffic signals don't say: Made in USA. That is changing. Dialight Corporation, an LED lighting manufacturer with U.S. corporate offices in Farmingdale, New Jersey, and a parent company based in the U.K., invested nearly $3 million into renovating their 75,000-square-foot production facility in Roxboro, North Carolina. With these improvements, Dialight's Roxboro plant is projected to scale up production by 400 percent. "Bringing manufacturing back to America is a win-win scenario," said Roy Burton, Dialight's Group Chief Executive. "We're helping the economy by creating new jobs, and at the same time we're finding it more

160

TRANSPORTATION AND TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT QUALIFICATION STANDARD REFERENCE GUIDE  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Transportation Transportation & Traffic Management Qualification Standard Reference Guide APRIL 2010 This page is intentionally blank. i LIST OF FIGURES ...................................................................................................................... ii LIST OF TABLES ........................................................................................................................ ii ACRONYMS ................................................................................................................................ iv PURPOSE...................................................................................................................................... 1 SCOPE ...........................................................................................................................................

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


161

Deriving traffic demands for operational IP networks: methodology and experience  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Engineering a large IP backbone network without an accurate, network-wide view of the traffic demands is challenging. Shifts in user behavior, changes in routing policies, and failures of network elements can result in significant (and sudden) fluctuations ...

Anja Feldmann; Albert Greenberg; Carsten Lund; Nick Reingold; Jennifer Rexford; Fred True

2000-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

162

Intelligent Cruise Control design based on a traffic flow specification  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The principal objectives of the Automated Highway graphics. System (AHS), an Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) technology, are to increase the safety and through-put of the existing highway by traffic automation. Advanced Vehicle Control...

Huandra, Rusli

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

163

Distributed Air Traffic Control : A Human Safety Perspective  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The issues in air traffic control have so far been addressed with the intent to improve resource utilization and achieve an optimized solution with respect to fuel comsumption of aircrafts, efficient usage of the available airspace with minimal congestion related losses under various dynamic constraints. So the focus has almost always been more on smarter management of traffic to increase profits while human safety, though achieved in the process, we believe, has remained less seriously attended. This has become all the more important given that we have overburdened and overstressed air traffic controllers managing hundreds of airports and thousands of aircrafts per day. We propose a multiagent system based distributed approach to handle air traffic ensuring complete human (passenger) safety without removing any humans (ground controllers) from the loop thereby also retaining the earlier advantages in the new solution. The detailed design of the agent system, which will be easily interfacable with the existin...

Nikumbh, Sarvesh; Vartak, Rahul

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

164

Real-Time Traffic Information for Emergency Evacuations  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

There are many instances in which it is possible to plan ahead for an emergency evacuation (e.g., a chemical processing facility explosion). For those cases, if an accident were to happen, then the best evacuation plan for the prevailing network and weather conditions would be deployed. In other cases (e.g., the derailment of a train transporting hazardous materials), there may not be any previously developed plan to be implemented, and decisions must be made ad-hoc on how to proceed with an emergency evacuation. In both situations, the availability of real-time traffic information plays a critical role in the management of the evacuation operations. Due to cost constraints, only large urban areas have traffic sensor deployments that permit access to some sort of real-time traffic information; an evacuation taking place in other areas of the country would have to proceed without real-time traffic information. In order to improve operations during a vehicular emergency evacuation anywhere, a system of sensors that uses newly developed real-time traffic-information-gathering technologies to assess traffic conditions and to detect incidents on the main evacuation routes is presented in this paper. A series of tests, both in a controlled environment and in the field, were conducted to study the feasibility of such a system of traffic sensors and to assess its ability to provide real-time traffic information during an emergency evacuation. The results of these tests indicated that the prototype sensors are reliable and accurate for the type of application that is the focus of this paper.

Franzese, Oscar [ORNL] [ORNL; Zhang, Li [Mississippi State University (MSU)] [Mississippi State University (MSU); Mahmoud, Anas M. [Mississippi State University (MSU)] [Mississippi State University (MSU)

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

165

Structural and safety characteristics and warrants for highway traffic barriers  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Ross Highway traffic barriers are highway appurtenances that provide vehicle occupants with a relative degree of protection from roadside hazards and from errant vehicles encroaching across a median. The six basic types of traffic barr1ers are roads... are decision criteria that 1dentify sites along highways that need traff1c barrier installations. Structural and safety character- istics of the barr1ers refer to the impact performance, the structural integrity, and the safety of the vehicle occupants upon...

Kohutek, Terry Lee

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

166

Strategies for improving traffic operations at oversaturated signalized diamond interchanges  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

street improvement goals should include improved traffic flow along with reductions in congestion, air pollution, and energy use, without major new construction. Super-street arterials, which are multi-lane arterials with limited access and a limited...STRATEGIES FOR IMPROVING TRAFFIC OPERATIONS AT OVERSATURATED SIGNALIZED DIAMOND INTERCHANGES A Thesis by GEORGE CURTIS HERRICK Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements...

Herrick, George Curtis

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

167

On freeway traffic control by a lane closure  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

closure from an operational point of view as well as how it appeared to the individual drivers. Research methods employed were traffic volume counts and "average" vehicle studies on critical lanes of the study sites. "Average" vehicle studies were...]ectives. PRESENT STATUS OF THE QUESTION. "On Freeways Control Parameters. Ramp Control. Candidate Systems. SELECTION OF STUDY SITE 4 5 9 10 12 Location. Geometric Configuration. Analysis of Traffic Conditions. Selection. METHOD OF STUDY. Procedures...

Henderson, Donald Manson

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

168

Wind turbine aeroacoustic noise and noise mitigation strategies.  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Wind turbines are becoming an important piece of the solution to low?carbon power production. However as more turbines are installed near population centers the environmental impacts associated with these machines such as noise are also becoming more obvious. Aeroacousticnoise is generally thought to be the greatest source of acoustical noise in wind turbine systems. This study will present measurement results collected at the National Wind Technology Center on an operating wind turbine that characterize the total received acoustic field surrounding the turbine. Designs and preliminary measurements of trailing edge modifications to the outboard airfoil sections will be discussed as a means of partial noise mitigation. In addition future aeroacousticnoise treatments and measurement plans will be mentioned.

Michael Asheim; Paul Papas; Patrick Moriarty; Jon Collis

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

169

Noise Amplitude Distribution of Impulsive Noise from Measurements in a Power Substation  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Noise Amplitude Distribution of Impulsive Noise from Measurements in a Power Substation Qingshan-This paper presents ultra-wide-band measurements of impulsive noise within an electricity substation compound analysis of these events is presented. Index Terms--Electricity substation, impulsive noise, noise

Atkinson, Robert C

170

Steam Turbine Control Valve Noise  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Although noise problems with steam turbine control valves have existed before they have become more prominent with nuclear turbines whose valves range to 20 in. in diameter. Our first?generation nuclear control valves were unacceptably noisy when operating under chocked conditions. These noise levels have been ameliorated by incorporation of a valve cage with numerous small holes. Rational design rules for this “dispersive muffler” have been developed from published multiple?jet noise data and improved through our own tests. However we are also evaluating other low?noise valve configurations which are consistent with turbine requirements. The approach we are developing is to investigate the internal aerodynamic noisegeneration in small air model tests and to combine this with measurements of pipe?wall transmission characteristics (being reported separately) to predict externally radiated noise. These predictions will be checked in a new steam test facility for complete scale?model valves. The small air tests show that acoustic efficiencies of throttling valve flows tend to vary with third power of Mach number when exhausting into space and with a lesser power when enclosed in a downstream pipe. At some pressure ratios narrow?band spikes appear in the spectrum and for some configurations step changes in sound power are associated with transitions in flow regimes.

Frank J. Heymann; Michael A. Staiano

1973-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

171

Transport growth in Bangkok: Energy, environment, and traffic congestion. Workshop proceedings  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, is a physically and economically complexcity with a complicated transport system. With daily traffic congestion averaging 16 hours, the air quality is such that to breathe street level pollution for 8 eight hours is roughly equivalent to smoking nine cigarettes per day. Estimates suggest idling traffic costs up to $1.6 billion annually. Energy use within the transport sector is on a steady rise with an estimated increase in 11 years of two and one half times. Severe health impacts have begun to effect many residents - young children and the elderly being particularly vulnerable. Bangkok`s air quality and congestion problems are far from hopeless. Great potential exists for Bangkok to remedy its transport-related problems. The city has many necessary characteristics that allow an efficient, economical system of transport. For example, its high density level makes the city a prime candidate for an efficient system of mass transit and the multitude and close proximity of shops, street vendors, restaurants, and residential areas is highly conducive to walking and cycling. Technical knowledge and capacity to devise and implement innovative policies and projects to address air quality and congestion problems is plentiful. There is also consensus among Bangkokians that something needs to be done immediately to clear the air and the roads. However, little has been done. This report proposes a new approach to transport planning for Bangkok that integrates consideration of ecological, social, and financial viability in the process of making decisions regarding managing existing infrastructure and investments in new infrastructure. Selected papers have been indexed separately for inclusion in the Energy Science and Technology Database.

Philpott, J. [Asia Regional Office, Bangkok (Thailand)

1995-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

172

Laser Noise Reduction in Air  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Fluctuations of the white-light supercontinuum produced by ultrashort laser pulses in selfguided filaments (spatio-temporal solitons) in air are investigated. We demonstrate that correlations exist within the white-light supercontinuum, and that they can be used to significantly reduce the laser intensity noise by filtering the spectrum. More precisely, the fundamental wavelength is anticorrelated with the wings of the continuum, while conjugated wavelength pairs on both sides of the continuum are strongly correlated. Spectral filtering of the continuum reduces the laser intensity noise by 1.2 dB, showing that fluctuations are rejected to the edges of the spectrum.

Pierre Bejot; Jerome Kasparian; Estelle Salmon; Roland Ackermann; Nicolas Gisin; Jean-Pierre Wolf

2006-08-09T23:59:59.000Z

173

Noise cancellation: disrupting audio perception  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Noise cancellation: disrupting audio perception is an interactive sound and visual art installation that explores the creation of new technology - open-air active signal cancellation - and how it can be incorporated into interactive art installations. As an ongoing collaborative project between artist and engineer, noise cancellation engages signal processing research issues in a creative application space. This paper describes the collaborative installation work in progress and discusses why this active signal cancellation technology is important in relation to changing modes of listening and hearing, altering spatial perception and encouraging audiences to fully interact with art installations within art galleries (and related spaces).

Cara-Ann Simpson; Eva Cheng

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

174

Jet Noise Contribution to Wind Noise in Vehicles  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

A source of “wind noise” in a vehicle with a slightly opened window has been modeled as a slit jet issuing from a plenum (idealized vehicle). The nondimensional power spectra measured inside and outside were quite similar; the curves collapsed together well when plotted against Strouhal number fD/U (f=frequency D=slit width U=jet nozzle velocity). The higher frequency sources of the jet noise being closer to the slit subtend a larger angle and would be expected to transmit more noise into the plenum. This expectation was confirmed with inward transmission increasing with both frequency and slit width; at 10 000 Hz and 1.5?in. slit width (maxima for these experiments with 80?fps jet velocity) the jet noise power transmitted inward through the slit reached 68% of the power emitted externally in the 1 3 ? oct band. These were exploratory tests and there was no external wind. [Work supported by Air Force Office of Scientific Research.

C.?K. A. Yu; H. S. Ribner

1971-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

175

Background noise spectra of global seismic stations  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Over an extended period of time station noise spectra were collected from various sources for use in estimating the detection and location performance of global networks of seismic stations. As the database of noise spectra enlarged and duplicate entries became available, an effort was mounted to more carefully select station noise spectra while discarding others. This report discusses the methodology and criteria by which the noise spectra were selected. It also identifies and illustrates the station noise spectra which survived the selection process and which currently contribute to the modeling efforts. The resulting catalog of noise statistics not only benefits those who model network performance but also those who wish to select stations on the basis of their noise level as may occur in designing networks or in selecting seismological data for analysis on the basis of station noise level. In view of the various ways by which station noise were estimated by the different contributors, it is advisable that future efforts which predict network performance have available station noise data and spectral estimation methods which are compatible with the statistics underlying seismic noise. This appropriately requires (1) averaging noise over seasonal and/or diurnal cycles, (2) averaging noise over time intervals comparable to those employed by actual detectors, and (3) using logarithmic measures of the noise.

Wada, M.M.; Claassen, J.P.

1996-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

176

LED traffic lights: New technology signals major energy savings  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Using light-emitting diode technology to replace incandescent lamps in traffic signals promises energy savings upwards of 60 percent for each of the estimated quarter of a million controlled intersections in the United States. LED units use only 9 to 25 watts instead of the 67 to 150 watts used by each incandescent lamp. Though their first cost is relatively high, energy savings result in paybacks of 1 to 5 years. LED retrofit kits are available for red signal disks and arrows, and installations in several states have proven successful, although minor improvements are addressing concerns about varying light output and controller circuitry. Retrofitting green lamps is not yet feasible, because color standards of the Institute of Traffic Engineers cannot be met with existing LED technology. Yellow lamps have such low duty factors (they`re on only 3 percent of the time) that retrofitting with LED signals is not cost-effective. LEDs last much longer than incandescents, allowing municipalities to not only reduce their electricity bills, but to save on maintenance costs as well. As further incentive, some utilities are beginning to implement rebate programs for LED traffic signal retrofits. Full approval of LED units is still awaited from the Institute of Traffic Engineers (ITE), the standard-setting body for traffic safety devices. Local and state governments ultimately decide what specifications to require for traffic lights, and the growing body of successful field experience with LEDs appears to be raising their comfort level with the technology. The California Department of Transportation is developing an LED traffic light specification, and two California utilities, Southern California Edison and Pacific Gas and Electric, have provided rebates for some pilot installations.

Houghton, D.

1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

177

Noise of cleanroom recirculation systems  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Recirculation air systems are used by the microelectronics industry as the primary source of unidirectional air flow in cleanrooms. The commonly used recirculation systems include: (1) packaged air handlers which include centrifugal or plug (plenum) fans generally located at fan deck level above the cleanroom; (2) fan?tower recirculation systems consisting most often of vertically mounted vaneaxial fans arranged along the cleanroom perimeter; (3) individual fan?filter units in which the HEPA or ULPA filters are combined with small direct drive blowers supported by the ceiling suspension system; and (4) minienvironments which create superclean conditions around individual tools within a less clean ‘‘ballroom.’’ In this paper the commonly used recirculation systems will be described typical sound power levels and spectrum characteristics of the systems will be presented the natural noise attenuation along the air flow paths will be listed the theoretical models for predicting noise levels in a cleanroom will be introduced and noise mitigation means which can be integrated into different systems will be discussed. Also presented will be the typical noise levels measured in operating cleanrooms.

Mei Q. Wu; Colin G. Gordon

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

178

Noise Levels due to Trains  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Some fifty freight and passenger trains were investigated at distances between 25 and 1000 ft. The decrease of sound?pressure levels with increasing distance indicates that whistles are to be considered as point sources but engines and track noise are line sources out to distances comparable with the lengths of the source. All engines showed a pure tone in the region of 100 cps and freight engines a second tone at about 300 cps when pulling hard. Otherwise freight engines showed little change in level whatever the operating conditions. Noise from passenger engines showed marked changes in level since they operate with much more exaggerated changes in power than freight engines. Track noise depends on the rolling stock—freight cars and run?of?the?mill passenger cars have very similar noise spectra whereas the deluxe cars used on “prestige trains” have spectra lying 10 to 20 db lower in all frequency bands. All the cars have coil springs but the latter alone have hydraulic shock absorbers.

T. F. W. Embleton; G. J. Thiessen

1961-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

179

Microtubule length dependence of motor traffic in cells  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

In living cells, motor proteins, such as kinesin and dynein can move processively along microtubule (MT), and also detach from or attach to MT stochastically. Experiments have found that, the traffic of motor might be jammed, and various theoretical models have been designed to understand this traffic jam phenomenon. But previous studies mainly focus on motor attachment/detachment rate dependent properties. Recent experiment of Leduc {\\it et al.} found that the traffic jam formation of motor protein kinesin depends also on the length of MT [Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. {\\bf 109}, 6100-6105 (2012)]. In this study, the MT length dependent properties of motor traffic will be analyzed. We found that MT length has one {\\it critical value} $N_c$, traffic jam occurs only when MT length $N>N_c$. The jammed length of MT increases with total MT length, while the non-jammed MT length might not change monotonically with the total MT length. The critical value $N_c$ increases with motor detachment rate from MT, but decreases with motor attachment rate to MT.

Yunxin Zhang

2012-05-18T23:59:59.000Z

180

Quality Assurance Specialist  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Alternate Title(s):Quality Control Technician; Quality Assurance Inspector; Quality Assurance Representative

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


181

Simulation of synchrotron motion with rf noise  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The theoretical formulation is described that is behind an algorithm for synchrotron phase-space tracking with rf noise and some preliminary simulation results of bunch diffusion under rf noise obtained by actual tracking.

Leemann, B.T.; Forest, E.; Chattopadhyay, S.

1986-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

182

Power supply noise in delay testing  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

As technology scales into the Deep Sub-Micron (DSM) regime, circuit designs have become more and more sensitive to power supply noise. Excessive noise can significantly affect the timing performance of DSM designs and cause non-trivial additional...

Wang, Jing

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

183

Sensing Applications of Fluctuations and Noise  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Noise and time-dependent fluctuations are usually undesirable signals. However, they have many applications. This dissertation deals with two kinds of sensing applications of fluctuation and noise: soil bulk density assessment and bacterium sensing...

Chang, Hung-Chih

2011-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

184

Effects of Weapon Noise on Hearing  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...“In military spheres, the need for prevention of weapon noise-induced hearing loss is receiving ever-...

A. Dancer; R. Franke

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

185

LNG carrier underwater noise in Baffin Bay  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Large powerful liquid natural gas carriers may soon ply Arctic waters year round. Concern has been expressed over the impact the resulting noise will have on Arctic marine life. This study includes estimates of LNG carrier?radiated noise source levels and resulting sound levels at a given distance from the ship for a number of operating conditions. Measurements of sound propagation and ambient noise conditions in Baffin Bay are used to estimate the shipnoise levels in relation to the summertime noise background.

L. J. Leggat; H. M. Merklinger; J. L. Kennedy

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

186

Noise Compensation for Subspace Gaussian Mixture Models  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Noise Compensation for Subspace Gaussian Mixture Models Liang Lu University of Edinburgh Joint work condition (i.e. noise), the gain disappears Goal Noise compensation for SGMM Method Model space compensation . . .· · · · · · · · · · ·· · ·· · ···· · ·· · ·· vjk Liang Lu, Interspeech, September, 2012 R T S C R T S C #12;Noise compensation Larger modelling

Edinburgh, University of

187

Laboratory to change vehicle traffic-screening regimen at vehicle  

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

Changes to vehicle traffic-screening Changes to vehicle traffic-screening Laboratory to change vehicle traffic-screening regimen at vehicle inspection station Lanes two through five will be open 24 hours a day and won't be staffed by a Laboratory protective force officer. September 1, 2009 Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy sources, to plasma physics and new materials. Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy sources, to plasma physics and new materials.

188

State Traffic Safety Information - Fatal Single Vehicle Crashes : District  

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

District District of Columbia (2007-2009) Research Menu Data/Tools Apps Resources Let's Talk Research Alpha You are here Data.gov » Communities » Research » Data State Traffic Safety Information - Fatal Single Vehicle Crashes : District of Columbia (2007-2009) Dataset Summary Description The State Traffic Safety Information (STSI) portal is part of the larger Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) Encyclopedia. STSI provides state-by-state traffic safety profiles, including: crash data, lives saved/savable, legislation, economic costs, grant funding, alcohol related crash data, performance measures, and geographic maps of crash data. Tags {geospatial,fatality,crash,data,safety,roadway,vehicle,human,person} Dataset Ratings Overall 0 No votes yet Data Utility 0 No votes yet

189

State Traffic Safety Information - Fatal Crashes Involving Speeding : Iowa  

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

Iowa Iowa (2007-2009) Research Menu Data/Tools Apps Resources Let's Talk Research Alpha You are here Data.gov » Communities » Research » Data State Traffic Safety Information - Fatal Crashes Involving Speeding : Iowa (2007-2009) Dataset Summary Description The State Traffic Safety Information (STSI) portal is part of the larger Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) Encyclopedia. STSI provides state-by-state traffic safety profiles, including: crash data, lives saved/savable, legislation, economic costs, grant funding, alcohol related crash data, performance measures, and geographic maps of crash data. Tags {geospatial,fatality,crash,data,safety,roadway,vehicle,human,person} Dataset Ratings Overall 0 No votes yet Data Utility 0 No votes yet Usefulness 0 No votes yet

190

State Traffic Safety Information - Fatal Crashes Involving a Large Truck :  

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

Indiana (2007-2009) Indiana (2007-2009) Research Menu Data/Tools Apps Resources Let's Talk Research Alpha You are here Data.gov » Communities » Research » Data State Traffic Safety Information - Fatal Crashes Involving a Large Truck : Indiana (2007-2009) Dataset Summary Description The State Traffic Safety Information (STSI) portal is part of the larger Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) Encyclopedia. STSI provides state-by-state traffic safety profiles, including: crash data, lives saved/savable, legislation, economic costs, grant funding, alcohol related crash data, performance measures, and geographic maps of crash data. Tags {geospatial,fatality,crash,data,safety,roadway,vehicle,human,person} Dataset Ratings Overall 0 No votes yet Data Utility 0 No votes yet Usefulness

191

State Traffic Safety Information - Fatal Crashes Involving a Large Truck :  

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

Idaho (2007-2009) Idaho (2007-2009) Research Menu Data/Tools Apps Resources Let's Talk Research Alpha You are here Data.gov » Communities » Research » Data State Traffic Safety Information - Fatal Crashes Involving a Large Truck : Idaho (2007-2009) Dataset Summary Description The State Traffic Safety Information (STSI) portal is part of the larger Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) Encyclopedia. STSI provides state-by-state traffic safety profiles, including: crash data, lives saved/savable, legislation, economic costs, grant funding, alcohol related crash data, performance measures, and geographic maps of crash data. Tags {geospatial,fatality,crash,data,safety,roadway,vehicle,human,person} Dataset Ratings Overall 0 No votes yet Data Utility 0 No votes yet Usefulness 0 No votes yet

192

State Traffic Safety Information - Fatal Crashes Involving Speeding :  

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

Kansas (2007-2009) Research Menu Data/Tools Apps Resources Let's Talk Research Alpha You are here Data.gov » Communities » Research » Data State Traffic Safety Information - Fatal Crashes Involving Speeding : Kansas (2007-2009) Dataset Summary Description The State Traffic Safety Information (STSI) portal is part of the larger Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) Encyclopedia. STSI provides state-by-state traffic safety profiles, including: crash data, lives saved/savable, legislation, economic costs, grant funding, alcohol related crash data, performance measures, and geographic maps of crash data. Tags {geospatial,fatality,crash,data,safety,roadway,vehicle,human,person} Dataset Ratings Overall 0 No votes yet Data Utility 0 No votes yet Usefulness 0 No votes yet

193

State Traffic Safety Information - Fatal Crashes Involving Speeding : Maine  

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

Maine Maine (2007-2009) Research Menu Data/Tools Apps Resources Let's Talk Research Alpha You are here Data.gov » Communities » Research » Data State Traffic Safety Information - Fatal Crashes Involving Speeding : Maine (2007-2009) Dataset Summary Description The State Traffic Safety Information (STSI) portal is part of the larger Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) Encyclopedia. STSI provides state-by-state traffic safety profiles, including: crash data, lives saved/savable, legislation, economic costs, grant funding, alcohol related crash data, performance measures, and geographic maps of crash data. Tags {geospatial,fatality,crash,data,safety,roadway,vehicle,human,person} Dataset Ratings Overall 0 No votes yet Data Utility 0 No votes yet Usefulness 0 No votes yet

194

State Traffic Safety Information - Fatal Crashes Involving Speeding :  

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

Illinois (2007-2009) Illinois (2007-2009) Research Menu Data/Tools Apps Resources Let's Talk Research Alpha You are here Data.gov » Communities » Research » Data State Traffic Safety Information - Fatal Crashes Involving Speeding : Illinois (2007-2009) Dataset Summary Description The State Traffic Safety Information (STSI) portal is part of the larger Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) Encyclopedia. STSI provides state-by-state traffic safety profiles, including: crash data, lives saved/savable, legislation, economic costs, grant funding, alcohol related crash data, performance measures, and geographic maps of crash data. Tags {geospatial,fatality,crash,data,safety,roadway,vehicle,human,person} Dataset Ratings Overall 0 No votes yet Data Utility 0 No votes yet Usefulness 0 No votes yet

195

State Traffic Safety Information - Fatal Crashes Involving a Large Truck :  

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

Hawaii (2007-2009) Hawaii (2007-2009) Research Menu Data/Tools Apps Resources Let's Talk Research Alpha You are here Data.gov » Communities » Research » Data State Traffic Safety Information - Fatal Crashes Involving a Large Truck : Hawaii (2007-2009) Dataset Summary Description The State Traffic Safety Information (STSI) portal is part of the larger Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) Encyclopedia. STSI provides state-by-state traffic safety profiles, including: crash data, lives saved/savable, legislation, economic costs, grant funding, alcohol related crash data, performance measures, and geographic maps of crash data. Tags {geospatial,fatality,crash,data,safety,roadway,vehicle,human,person} Dataset Ratings Overall 0 No votes yet Data Utility 0 No votes yet Usefulness 0 No votes yet

196

State Traffic Safety Information - Fatal Crashes Involving a Large Truck :  

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

Delaware (2007-2009) Delaware (2007-2009) Research Menu Data/Tools Apps Resources Let's Talk Research Alpha You are here Data.gov » Communities » Research » Data State Traffic Safety Information - Fatal Crashes Involving a Large Truck : Delaware (2007-2009) Dataset Summary Description The State Traffic Safety Information (STSI) portal is part of the larger Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) Encyclopedia. STSI provides state-by-state traffic safety profiles, including: crash data, lives saved/savable, legislation, economic costs, grant funding, alcohol related crash data, performance measures, and geographic maps of crash data. Tags {geospatial,fatality,crash,data,safety,roadway,vehicle,human,person} Dataset Ratings Overall 0 No votes yet Data Utility 0 No votes yet Usefulness

197

State Traffic Safety Information - Fatal Crashes Involving Speeding :  

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

Hawaii (2007-2009) Research Menu Data/Tools Apps Resources Let's Talk Research Alpha You are here Data.gov » Communities » Research » Data State Traffic Safety Information - Fatal Crashes Involving Speeding : Hawaii (2007-2009) Dataset Summary Description The State Traffic Safety Information (STSI) portal is part of the larger Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) Encyclopedia. STSI provides state-by-state traffic safety profiles, including: crash data, lives saved/savable, legislation, economic costs, grant funding, alcohol related crash data, performance measures, and geographic maps of crash data. Tags {geospatial,fatality,crash,data,safety,roadway,vehicle,human,person} Dataset Ratings Overall 0 No votes yet Data Utility 0 No votes yet Usefulness 0 No votes yet

198

State Traffic Safety Information - Fatal Crashes Involving a Large Truck :  

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

District of Columbia (2007-2009) District of Columbia (2007-2009) Research Menu Data/Tools Apps Resources Let's Talk Research Alpha You are here Data.gov » Communities » Research » Data State Traffic Safety Information - Fatal Crashes Involving a Large Truck : District of Columbia (2007-2009) Dataset Summary Description The State Traffic Safety Information (STSI) portal is part of the larger Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) Encyclopedia. STSI provides state-by-state traffic safety profiles, including: crash data, lives saved/savable, legislation, economic costs, grant funding, alcohol related crash data, performance measures, and geographic maps of crash data. Tags {geospatial,fatality,crash,data,safety,roadway,vehicle,human,person} Dataset Ratings Overall 0 No votes yet Data Utility

199

Dynamic modelling of transient emissions and concentrations from traffic in street canyons  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

In the EU 5th framework project DECADE (2001â??2003), a new methodology has been developed to calculate in detail the engine power required to drive a given vehicle over any particular route. It includes the rapidly changing (transient) demands placed on the engine, an area that has proved an obstacle to accurate simulations in the past. Together with the associated speed profiles, the actual power demands allow a detailed calculation of emissions and ambient air concentrations in street canyons. This makes the methodology a valuable tool for detailed assessments of the ambient air quality impact of e.g., street design (traffic lights, road bumps, busy crossings), driving patterns, driving behaviour and fleet composition.

Clemens Mensink; Guido Cosemans; Luc Pelkmans

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

200

Noise canceling in-situ detection  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

Technologies applicable to noise canceling in-situ NMR detection and imaging are disclosed. An example noise canceling in-situ NMR detection apparatus may comprise one or more of a static magnetic field generator, an alternating magnetic field generator, an in-situ NMR detection device, an auxiliary noise detection device, and a computer.

Walsh, David O.

2014-08-26T23:59:59.000Z

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


201

The laser satellites communications and laser noises  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The gain of advanced optical communication systems is reduced by the noise of optical source. Coherent optical communication systems are in particular very sensitive to the noise transmitter and local laser. Optical space communications is on the verge ... Keywords: laser, laser communication, noise limits, optical communication, range loss, satellite communications, satellite systems, signal transfer loss, space channel

Marketa Mazalkova

2008-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

202

Automotive friction-induced noises A. Elmaiana  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Automotive friction-induced noises A. Elmaiana , J.-M. Duffala , F. Gautiera , C. Pezeratb and J, France 3143 #12;Friction-induced noises are numerous in the automotive field. They also involve a large friction-induced noises with simple structures and automotive materials. Qualitative sensitivity studies

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

203

Charge Noise in Graphene Transistors Iddo Heller,,  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Charge Noise in Graphene Transistors Iddo Heller,,§ Sohail Chatoor, Jaan Ma¨nnik, Marcel A. G an experimental study of 1/f noise in liquid-gated graphene transistors. We show that the gate dependence to the graphene, while at high carrier density it is consistent with noise due to scattering in the channel

Dekker, Cees

204

Noise suppressing capillary separation system  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A noise-suppressing capillary separation system for detecting the real-time presence or concentration of an analyte in a sample is provided. The system contains a capillary separation means through which the analyte is moved, a coherent light source that generates a beam which is split into a reference beam and a sample beam that irradiate the capillary, and a detector for detecting the reference beam and the sample beam light that transmits through the capillary. The laser beam is of a wavelength effective to be absorbed by a chromophore in the capillary. The system includes a noise suppressing system to improve performance and accuracy without signal averaging or multiple scans. 13 figs.

Yeung, E.S.; Xue, Y.

1996-07-30T23:59:59.000Z

205

E-Print Network 3.0 - air traffic services Sample Search Results  

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

Logic for Miles-In-Trail Summary: This paper presents an algorithm which can be used for scheduling arrival air traffic in an Air Route Traffic... (FAA) is in the midst of...

206

E-Print Network 3.0 - air traffic control Sample Search Results  

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

Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: air traffic control Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Visualization of Air Traffic Flow for Modeling and...

207

The integration of Automatic Speech Recognition into the Air Traffic Control system  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Today, the Air Traffic Control (ATC) system relies primarily on verbal communication between the air traffic controllers and the pilots of the aircraft in the controlled airspace. Although a computer system exists that ...

Karlsson Joakim

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

208

E-Print Network 3.0 - advanced air traffic Sample Search Results  

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

air traffic Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Advances in Adaptive Data Analysis Vol. 2, No. 1 (2010) 8196 Summary: FORECASTING THE AIR TRAFFIC FOR NORTH-EAST INDIAN CITIES C....

209

An investigation into the use of highway traffic signals at highway-railroad grade crossings  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of highway traffic signals at railhighway crossings offer any safety benefits over the use of conventional active traffic control devices. Fatal accident records obtained from the Fatal Accident Reporting System (FARS) were used in this analysis. The driver...

Frieslaar, Andre Henry

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

210

E-Print Network 3.0 - air traffic Sample Search Results  

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

Pollutant Flow in Urban Areas Summary: .transport.iis.u-tokyo.ac.jp CCity modelity model Air pollutionAir pollution simsim.. TrafficTraffic simsim.. CCity modelity model... Air...

211

Simultaneous calibration of a microscopic traffic simulation model and OD matrix  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

With the recent widespread deployment of intelligent transportation systems (ITS) in North America there is an abundance of data on traffic systems and thus an opportunity to use these data in the calibration of microscopic traffic simulation models...

Kim, Seung-Jun

2006-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

212

A Microscopic Traffic Simulation Model for Transportation Planning in Georgios Papageorgiou, Pantelis Damianou, Andreas Pitsilides  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

A Microscopic Traffic Simulation Model for Transportation Planning in Cyprus Georgios Papageorgiou. This paper presents the microscopic simulation model development of a major traffic network of Nicosia simulation model is developed and utilized for transportation planning. 1. Introduction The demand

Pitsillides, Andreas

213

Hazard of intermittent noise exposures  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The chief shortcoming of the “equal energy” hypothesis—the notion that equal products of time and intensity provide equal hazard—is that the recuperative powers of the auditory system are essentially ignored. A single sustained stimulus is regarded as no more dangerous than an intermittent one of the same total energy. A two?year study of the effect of intermittency on the TTS produced in normal young adults by 6? or 8?h exposures to octave bands of noise whose center frequencies ranged from 250 to 4000 Hz indicates that even for the most hazardous noise (the 4000?Hz OB) cutting the cumulative exposure time in half by interjecting regular quiet periods will permit an increase in level of 5 dB for constant TTS at least up to about 100 dB SPL. At 1000 Hz the trading relation is 6–7 dB for halving time and at 250 Hz is even greater. Thus the 5?dBA?per?halving?time relation employed by the present OSHA standard is essentially correct for intermittent noise except perhaps above 100 to 105 dBA where the equal?energy hypothesis may be more appropriate for spectra with high?frequency dominance. A single 5?dBA “correction for intermittency” is an oversimplification. [Research supported by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Public Health Service.

W. D. Ward

1974-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

214

Experience in Measuring Backbone Traffic Variability: Models, Metrics, Measurements and Meaning  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

was specifically motivated by the question: to what extent does traffic variability justify the M. Roughen, A

Fisher, Kathleen

215

Coating thermal noise for arbitrary shaped beams  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Advanced LIGO's sensitivity will be limited by coating noise. Though this noise depends on beam shape, and though nongaussian beams are being seriously considered for advanced LIGO, no published analysis exists to compare the quantitative thermal noise improvement alternate beams offer. In this paper, we derive and discuss a simple integral which completely characterizes the dependence of coating thermal noise on shape. The derivation used applies equally well, with minor modifications, to all other forms of thermal noise in the low-frequency limit.

Richard O'Shaughnessy

2006-10-13T23:59:59.000Z

216

Low-frequency magnetic and resistance noise in magnetic tunnel junctions  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

We have studied the voltage fluctuations of current-biased, micron-scale magnetic tunnel junctions. We find that the spectral power density is 1/f-like at low frequencies and becomes frequency independent at high frequencies. The frequency-independent background noise is due to Johnson-Nyquist noise and shot noise mechanisms. The nature of the 1/f noise has its origin in two different mechanisms. In the magnetic hysteresis loops this noise power is strongly field-dependent and is due to thermal magnetization fluctuations in both the “free” and “fixed” magnetic layers. We attribute these magnetic fluctuations to thermally excited hopping of magnetic domain walls between pinning sites. At high temperatures, this magnetic noise is found to track the dc resistance susceptibility but it is not in quantitative agreement with the fluctuation dissipation relation, indicating that the magnetic structure is not in equilibrium. A second mechanism for the 1/f noise, connected with defects in the tunnel barrier but not related to the overall magnetization fluctuations, was found at fields for which the magnetic structure in the free and fixed layers is well aligned. We attribute this noise to electron trapping processes having thermally activated kinetics and a broad distribution of activation energies. Below ?25 K the noise power is temperature independent suggesting that the kinetics are dominated by tunneling. Our results show that the thermal stability of both the magnetic layers and the quality of the tunnel barrier are important factors in reducing the low-frequency noise in magnetic tunnel junctions.

L. Jiang; E. R. Nowak; P. E. Scott; J. Johnson; J. M. Slaughter; J. J. Sun; R. W. Dave

2004-02-13T23:59:59.000Z

217

ION GNSS 2004, Sept. 21-24, Long Beach, CA Automated Traffic Incident Detection with GPS  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

in Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and in-vehicle telematics systems. ABSTRACT Traffic congestion can. Traffic Incident Detection Systems (IDS) use a variety of technologies to detect incidents so system for traffic incident detection. The system performance analysis was conducted using a combination

Calgary, University of

218

Gasoline price effects on traffic safety in urban and rural areas: Evidence from Minnesota, 19982007  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Gasoline price effects on traffic safety in urban and rural areas: Evidence from Minnesota, 1998 February 2012 Received in revised form 3 May 2013 Accepted 24 May 2013 Keywords: Gasoline prices Traffic examines the role of gasoline prices in the occurrence of traffic crashes. However, no studies have

Levinson, David M.

219

Quality Assurance  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

QUALITY ASSURANCE IN THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY DOE has established Quality Policy, Principles and Value Added Requirement Attributes that apply to all work and are focused on performance, customer expectations, and improvement. When properly implemented, the principles and requirements form a management system to plan, perform, assess, and improve work. The requirements are performance oriented and offer unlimited implementation flexibility.

220

Engaging Edge Networks in Preventing and Mitigating Undesirable Network Traffic  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Introduction The current Internet has few effective mechanisms to prevent a user from flooding network traffic available to well-behaved users, thus pos- ing a significant threat to the Internet's viability (see IAB. In our view, edge networks are in the best position to control hosts who abuse the trust because

Wang, Lan

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


221

Suppressing Bot Traffic with Accurate Human Attestation Muhammad Jamshed  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

un- wanted bot traffic in the Internet. With a proof of human existence attached to the message significantly reduce bot-generated abuse such as spamming, password cracking or even distributed denial- of permeated into our daily Internet life. Despite decade-long efforts, the volumes of email, blog, and instant

Park, KyoungSoo

222

Caution, drivers! Children present. Traffic, pollution, and infant health  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

air pollution levels on infant health? Our setting is California (with a focus on the Central ValleyCaution, drivers! Children present. Traffic, pollution, and infant health Christopher R. Knittel driving (and especially congestion) on ambient air pollution levels; and (2) what is the impact of modern

Rothman, Daniel

223

Measuring Bicyclists' Uptake of Traffic-Related Air Pollution  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

doses 4.Health effects 4Urban Bicyclists' Pollution Uptake #12;Bicyclists' Exposure to Air Pollution 5Measuring Bicyclists' Uptake of Traffic-Related Air Pollution Alex Bigazzi PSU Transportation Uptake 1 #12;Bicycle & Health Promotion Public Health Exercise CrashesPollution Emissions Exposure/ Dose

Bertini, Robert L.

224

NASA/TM2012-217585 Air Traffic Management Technology  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

July 2012 NASA/TM­2012-217585 Air Traffic Management Technology Demonstration-1 Concept Scardina and Michael Greene Crown Consulting, Arlington, Virginia #12;NASA STI Program . . . in Profile Since its founding, NASA has been dedicated to the advancement of aeronautics and space science

225

Themis: A Participatory Navigation System for Balanced Traffic Routing  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

penetration rates based on real data. Experiments using data from 26,000 taxis demonstrate that Themis reduces both traffic congestions and average travel time at various penetration rates as low as 7%. I of dedicated navigation devices [4], the penetration rate of dynamic navigation users is now considerable

Borcea, Cristian

226

Incentive-based Caching Mechanisms for Overlay Traffic Management  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

and Business Burkhard Stiller, Professor, Department of Informatics, University of Zurich Examination Committee Pussep, Robert Wojcik, Jerzy Domzal, Dirk Staehle, Frank Lehrieder, Burkhard Stiller, Assessment. Papafili, P. Racz, S. Soursos, D. Staehle, G. D. Stamoulis, P. Tran-Gia, B. Stiller, An Economic Traffic

Chatziantoniou, Damianos

227

TRAFFIC LIGHT CONTROL IN AN AVENUE Ezio Marchi  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

. In this short paper we solve in general the problem of synchronization of lights in a street or avenue of havingTRAFFIC LIGHT CONTROL IN AN AVENUE By Ezio Marchi IMA Preprint Series # 2224 ( October 2008 ) INSTITUTE FOR MATHEMATICS AND ITS APPLICATIONS UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA 400 Lind Hall 207 Church Street S

228

Reducing Cache Traffic and Energy with Macro Data Load  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Reducing Cache Traffic and Energy with Macro Data Load Lei Jin Sangyeun Cho Department of Computer data load, an efficient mechanism to enhance loaded value reuse. A macro data load brings (MVRT) shows the significantly increased reuse opportunities provided by macro data load. We also

Cho, Sangyeun

229

Estimating Emissions in Latin America: An Alternative to Traffic Models  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Estimating Emissions in Latin America: An Alternative to Traffic Models Margarita Ossés de Eicker; Hans Hurni, Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Bern, Switzerland Emissions allow precise estimations of these emissions but are too expensive for a broad application. A simplifed

Richner, Heinz

230

Author's personal copy Gasoline prices and traffic safety in Mississippi  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Drive SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA a b s t r a c ta r t i c l e i n f o Article history: Received 9-grade unleaded gasoline price data from the Energy Information Administration of the U.S. Department of EnergyAuthor's personal copy Gasoline prices and traffic safety in Mississippi Guangqing Chi a, , Arthur

Levinson, David M.

231

Energy-Aware Traffic Engineering Nedeljko Vasic and Dejan Kostic  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

and Communication Sciences, EPFL, Switzerland firstname.lastname@epfl.ch ABSTRACT Energy consumption of the Internet presents Energy-Aware Traffic engineer- ing (EATe), a technique that takes energy consumption into account effect of reduced energy consumption is reduced carbon diox- ide emissions. Cheaper operating costs

Diggavi, Suhas

232

City of Phildelphia: Light emitting diodes for traffic signal displays  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This project investigated the feasibility of using light emitting diodes (LEDs) for red traffic signals in a demonstration program at 27 signalized intersections in the City of Philadelphia. LED traffic signals have the potential to achieve significant savings over standard incandescent signals in terms of energy usage and costs, signal relamping costs, signal system maintenance costs, tort liability, and environmental impact. Based on successful experience with the demonstration program, the City of Philadelphia is currently developing funding for the conversion of all existing red incandescent traffic signals at approximately 2,700 intersections to LED signals. This program is expected to cost approximately $4.0 million and save about $850,000 annually in energy costs. During late 1993 and early 1994, 212 red LED traffic signals (134 8-inch signals and 78 12-inch signals) were installed at 27 intersections in Philadelphia. The first group of 93 signals were installed at 13 prototypical intersections throughout the City. The remaining group of signals were installed on a contiguous route in West Philadelphia consisting of standard incandescent signals and LED signals interspersed in a random pattern.

NONE

1995-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

233

Real-Time Traffic Information for Emergency Evacuation Operations  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Real-Time Traffic Information for Emergency Evacuation Operations Research Brief Oak Ridge National Environment Safety Security Vehicle Technologies T here are many instances in which it is possible to plan. The system of sensors will transmit through satellite links, or other robust communication means, real

234

Quality Policy  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Quality Policy It is the policy of the Department of Energy to establish quality requirements to ensure that risks and environmental impacts are minimized and that safety, reliability, and performance are maximized through the application of effective management systems commensurate with the risks posed by the facility or activity and its work. The Department implements this policy through the QA Order and the QA rule directives to ensure quality assurance requirements are clearly specified for the broad spectrum of work performed by DOE and its contractors.

235

Shot Noise in Ballistic Graphene  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

We have investigated shot noise in graphene field effect devices in the temperature range of 4.2–30 K at low frequency (f=600–850??MHz). We find that for our graphene samples with a large width over length ratio W/L, the Fano factor F reaches a maximum F?1/3 at the Dirac point and that it decreases strongly with increasing charge density. For smaller W/L, the Fano factor at Dirac point is significantly lower. Our results are in good agreement with the theory describing that transport at the Dirac point in clean graphene arises from evanescent electronic states.

R. Danneau; F. Wu; M. F. Craciun; S. Russo; M. Y. Tomi; J. Salmilehto; A. F. Morpurgo; P. J. Hakonen

2008-05-13T23:59:59.000Z

236

Optimum information in crackling noise  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The crackling noise due to scratching superhard nanocomposite coatings was investigated by using a simple stick-slip model. The optimum information extracted from statistical analysis, in terms of the Akaike information criterion, is in good agreement with real tests. As a nanocomposite coating approaches an optimal performance, the acoustic emission energy follows a power-law distribution and its behavior is likely to be independent of microscopic and macroscopic details. The results imply that a peculiar deformation behavior, due to the competition between different deformation mechanisms such as dislocation pileups in nanocrystalline grains and grain sliding-grain rotation within amorphous boundaries, plays a vital role in the nanostructure with superhardness.

Chunsheng Lu; Yiu-Wing Mai; Yao-Gen Shen

2005-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

237

Reproductive success of Mexican spotted owls (Strix occidentalis lucida) in relation to common environmental noise ? biotic, non-military aircraft, and weather-related  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

From 2000 to 2005 noise in Mexican spotted owl habitat in the Gila National Forest NM was monitored using an array of Larson-Davis (LD) sound level meters (SLMs). Thirty-nine SLMs were deployed across a 20 km x 24 km area collecting 2-s time interval data mid-April to July resulting in over 350 000 hr of data. Time-history profiles could be used to attribute many events to sources reliably when SNR exceeded the background by 5-10 dB. The events were categorized as biotic (insects and chorusing birds) thunder regional commercial jet aircraft and local air traffic (recreational and firefighting). Measured by the proportion of 2-s samples with LAeq > 60 dB biotic sources and thunder were the most important. Regional commercial jet traffic was the most significant anthropogenic source accounting for 2% of the total. Based on cumulative sound exposure thunder was the greatest contributor. Regression techniques were used to relate owl reproductive success to noise metrics by source. Biotic noise was the only significant correlate highly and positively related to owl reproductive success. The most reasonable interpretation was a strong relationship between biotic noise and owl prey base [Work supported by U.S. Air Force ACC/CEVP.

Ann E. Bowles; Samuel L. Denes; Chris Hobbs; Kenneth J. Plotkin

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

238

Research on traffic impact analysis and organisation design optimisation for logistics park  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

This paper describes domestic and international research results and proposes a method system of logistics park traffic impact analysis and organisation design optimisation. Firstly, the basis of logistics park traffic impact analysis is studied, project position and impact scope are analysed. Secondly, we forecast logistics park traffic demand and analyse the adaptability of road section and logistics park. Moreover, on the basis of these, the paper confirms the implemental principle of traffic organisation design optimisation, put forward logistics park traffic organisation design optimisation model based on multi-agent and corresponding algorithm based on evolutionary algorithm. Finally, it uses traffic simulation to simulate the traffic flow of logistics park and gives quantitative traffic impact assessment by visual animation, based on these, traffic organisation advices are put forward so that the traffic problems can be effectively resolved. This paper, by using the proposed method before, takes Zhengzhou National Arterial Highway Logistics Park for empirical studies, combines macro planning software TransCAD and micro traffic simulation platform VISSIM to demonstrate the feasibility and workability of the method, it get good results; this can offer the reference to logistics park planning and design.

Wei Wang; Xuejun Feng; Jianyu Zhang

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

239

Air Quality  

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

What We Monitor & Why » What We Monitor & Why » Air Quality Air Quality To preserve our existing wilderness-area air quality, LANL implements a conscientious program of air monitoring. April 12, 2012 Real-time data monitoring for particulate matter An air monitoring field team member tests one of LANL's tapered element oscillating microbalance samplers, which collects real-time particulate matter data. Contact Environmental Communication & Public Involvement P.O. Box 1663 MS M996 Los Alamos, NM 87545 (505) 667-0216 Email LANL monitors air quality 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Why we monitor air LANL monitors many different pathways in order to assess their impact on workers, the public, animals, and plants. We monitor the air around the Laboratory to ensure our operations are not affecting the air of nearby

240

Quality Assurance  

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

To establish an effective management system [i.e., quality assurance programs (QAPs)] using the performance requirements of this Order, coupled with technical standards where appropriate. Cancels DOE O 414.1.

1999-09-29T23:59:59.000Z

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


241

Quality Assurance  

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

The Order defines roles and responsibilities for providing quality assurance for DOE products and services. Cancels DOE O 414.1C. Admin Chg 1, dated 5-8-13, cancels DOE O 414.1D.

2011-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

242

Quality Assurance  

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

This Order ensures that the quality of DOE/NNSA products and services meets or exceeds the customers' expectations. Cancels DOE O 414.1B and DOE N 411.1. Canceled by DOE O 414.1D.

2005-06-17T23:59:59.000Z

243

Alternative Fuels Data Center: Natural Gas Safety after a Traffic Accident  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center [Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)]

Natural Gas Safety Natural Gas Safety after a Traffic Accident to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Natural Gas Safety after a Traffic Accident on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Natural Gas Safety after a Traffic Accident on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Natural Gas Safety after a Traffic Accident on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Natural Gas Safety after a Traffic Accident on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Natural Gas Safety after a Traffic Accident on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Natural Gas Safety after a Traffic Accident on AddThis.com... More in this section... Natural Gas Basics Benefits & Considerations Stations Vehicles Availability Conversions Emissions

244

Noise Pollution Control (Minnesota) | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Noise Pollution Control (Minnesota) Noise Pollution Control (Minnesota) Noise Pollution Control (Minnesota) < Back Eligibility Utility Fed. Government Commercial Agricultural Investor-Owned Utility State/Provincial Govt Industrial Construction Municipal/Public Utility Local Government Residential Installer/Contractor Rural Electric Cooperative Tribal Government Low-Income Residential Schools Retail Supplier Institutional Multi-Family Residential Systems Integrator Fuel Distributor Nonprofit General Public/Consumer Transportation Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Minnesota Program Type Environmental Regulations These regulations set noise standards and direct municipalities to take reasonable measures to prevent the establishment of land use activities

245

How Can Random Noise Help Us  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

How Can Random Noise Help Us. Global Transports from Thermal Fluctuations. Aaron N. K. Yip. Department of Mathematics. Purdue University. 0. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

2009-03-18T23:59:59.000Z

246

Noise exposures in US coal mines  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) inspectors conduct full-shift environmental noise surveys to determine the occupational noise levels to which coal miners are exposed. These noise surveys are performed to determine compliance with the noise standard promulgated under the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977. Data from over 60,000 full-shift noise surveys conducted from fiscal year 1986 through 1992 were entered into a computer data base to facilitate analysis. This paper presents the mean and standard deviation of over 60,000 full-shift noise dose measurements for various underground and surface coal mining occupations. Additionally, it compares and contrasts the levels with historical noise exposure measurements for selected coal mining occupations that were published in the 1970`s. The findings were that the percentage of miners surveyed that were subjected to noise exposures above 100%, neglecting personal hearing protectors, were 26.5% and 21.6% for surface and underground mining, respectively. Generally, the trend is that the noise exposures for selected occupations have decreased since the 1970`s.

Seiler, J.P.; Valoski, M.P.; Crivaro, M.A.

1994-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

247

Ontologies for the Integration of Air Quality Models and 3D City Models  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

-city densification may limit air pollution, carbon emissions, and energy use through reduced transportation of the most important environmental problems is air pollution, mostly induced by vehicle traffic1 Ontologies for the Integration of Air Quality Models and 3D City Models Claudine Metral Institut

Genève, Université de

248

Determination of the accuracy of noise dosimeters used for the evaluation of occupational noise exposure  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

DETERMINATION OF THE ACCURACY OF NOISE DOSIMETERS USED FOR THE EVALUATION OF OCCUPATIONAL NOISE EXPOSURE A Thesis by ROBF. RT DALTON ABEL, JR. Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas ASM University in oartial fulfillment of...' the requirement for the degree of. MASTER OF SCIENCE May 1977 Ma. jor Subject: Industrial Hygiene DETERMINATION OF THE ACCURACY OF NOISE DOSIMETERS USED FOR THE EVALUATION OF OCCUPATIONAL NOISE EXPOSURE A Thesis by ROBERT DALTON ABEL, JR. Approved...

Abel, Robert Dalton

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

249

Atypical Behavior Identification in Large Scale Network Traffic  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Cyber analysts are faced with the daunting challenge of identifying exploits and threats within potentially billions of daily records of network traffic. Enterprise-wide cyber traffic involves hundreds of millions of distinct IP addresses and results in data sets ranging from terabytes to petabytes of raw data. Creating behavioral models and identifying trends based on those models requires data intensive architectures and techniques that can scale as data volume increases. Analysts need scalable visualization methods that foster interactive exploration of data and enable identification of behavioral anomalies. Developers must carefully consider application design, storage, processing, and display to provide usability and interactivity with large-scale data. We present an application that highlights atypical behavior in enterprise network flow records. This is accomplished by utilizing data intensive architectures to store the data, aggregation techniques to optimize data access, statistical techniques to characterize behavior, and a visual analytic environment to render the behavioral trends, highlight atypical activity, and allow for exploration.

Best, Daniel M.; Hafen, Ryan P.; Olsen, Bryan K.; Pike, William A.

2011-10-23T23:59:59.000Z

250

Microsoft Word - 4L_Traffic_DEIR.doc  

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

L-1 ESA / 201074 L-1 ESA / 201074 Public Circulation Draft January 22, 2007 IV.L. Transportation/Traffic IV.L.1 Introduction This chapter evaluates project impacts on transportation facilities and existing transportation operating conditions in the vicinity of the project area, including neighborhood traffic, vehicular circulation, parking, transit and shuttle services, and pedestrian and bicycle circulation. IV.L.2 Setting LBNL is located close to three major highways: Interstate 80/580 1 approximately three miles to the west, and State Routes (SR) 24 and 13, two miles to the south. Access from the Lab to I-80/580 is through the city of Berkeley via arterial roads. Access to SR 24 and SR 13 is via Tunnel Road. Grizzly Peak Boulevard, which runs through a largely undeveloped area, provides a

251

NoiseSPY: A Real-Time Mobile Phone Platform for Urban Noise Monitoring and Mapping  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

In this paper we present the design, implementation, evaluation, and user experiences of the NoiseSpy application, our sound sensing system that turns the mobile phone into a low-cost data logger for monitoring environmental noise. It allows users to ... Keywords: mobile computing, noise mapping, online mapping, pervasive sensing, pollution monitoring, ubiquitous computing.

Eiman Kanjo

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

252

Reliability of electrochemical noise measurements: results of round-robin testing on electrochemical noise  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

1 Reliability of electrochemical noise measurements: results of round-robin testing on electrochemical noise Rik-Wouter BOSCHa , Robert A. COTTISb,* , Kinga CSECSc , Thomas DORSCHc , Lucia DUNBARd), Switzerland; p) University of Cadiz, Spain. Abstract Sixteen laboratories have performed electrochemical noise

253

Impact of retailer's promotional activities on customer traffic  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

and Matutes (1994), Blattberg, Briesch and Fox (1995), Drčze (1999), and DeGraba (2003). Although the assumption of a positive relationship between promotional activity and store traffic keeps re-appearing in many papers, empirical studies tackling... are assumed to be positive, although this is not a proven fact. One has to exercise extreme caution when reading through the literature, and not take anything for granted. A good example of inconsequential work is that of Blattberg, Briesch, and Fox (1995...

Tasic, Ivan

2007-09-17T23:59:59.000Z

254

Incorporation of Lagrangian measurements in freeway traffic state estimation  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

, University of California, Berkeley, United States a r t i c l e i n f o Article history: Received 15 May 2009 state estimation GPS-enabled cell-phones Probe data collection a b s t r a c t Cell-phones equipped lose 4.2 billion hours and waste 2.9 billion of fuel gallons per year because of traffic congestion

255

A Numerical Treatment of the Rf SQUID: I. General Properties andNoise Energy  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

We investigate the characteristics and noise performance of rf Superconducting Quantum Interference Devices (SQUIDs) by solving the corresponding Langevin equations numerically and optimizing the model parameters with respect to noise energy. After introducing the basic concepts of the numerical simulations, we give a detailed discussion of the performance of the SQUID as a function of all relevant parameters. The best performance is obtained in the crossover region between the dispersive and dissipative regimes, characterized by an inductance parameter {beta}{prime}{sub L} {triple_bond} 2{pi}LI{sub 0}/{Phi}{sub 0} {approx} 1; L is the loop inductance, I{sub 0} the critical current of the Josephson junction, and {phi}{sub 0} the flux quantum. In this regime, which is not well explored by previous analytical approaches, the lowest (intrinsic) values of noise energy are a factor of about 2 above previous estimates based on analytical approaches. However, several other analytical predictions, such as the inverse proportionality of the noise energy on the tank circuit quality factor and the square of the coupling coefficient between the tank circuit and the SQUID loop, could not be well reproduced. The optimized intrinsic noise energy of the rf SQUID is superior to that of the dc SQUID at all temperatures. Although for technologically achievable parameters this advantage shrinks, particularly at low thermal fluctuation levels, we give an example for realistic parameters that leads to a noise energy comparable to that of the dc SQUID even in this regime.

Kleiner, Reinhold; Koelle, Dieter; Clarke, John

2007-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

256

A time history algorithm for aircraft noise  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

In the course of the development of a comprehensive computer airport noisemodel offering a choice of noise metrics (see previous paper) the ASDS metric (“Aircraft Sound Description System”) required the computation of the time noise levels from aircraft flyover exceed specified thresholds. A package of subroutines was developed that performs a noise level time history simulation by tracking aircraft position and orientation along a three?dimensional flight path using variable time steps depending on the rate of noise level change. The A?weighted noise levels at observer positions are calculated for each time step from two three?dimensional models: a three?component jet engine noise emission model (front fan rear fan jet) where each component varies with engine thrust at a different rate; and a propagation model describing the excess attenuation of A?weighted levels as a function of distance. Both models use aircraft specific empirical parameters determined from measured spectral data and calibrated by comparing calculated and measured maximum A?weighted flyover levels for a range of practical distances. The subroutine package is capable of calculating threshold exceedance times cumulative distributions of noise levels and the time?integrated energy equivalent noise level from an aircraft flyover. [Work supported by the U. S. Department of Transportation.

R. Rackl

1977-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

257

The air quality impact of aviation in future-year emissions scenarios  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The rapid growth of aviation is critical to the world and US economy, and it faces several important challenges among which lie the environmental impacts of aviation on noise, climate and air quality. The first objective ...

Ashok, Akshay

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

258

A response surface model of the air quality impacts of aviation  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Aviation demand is expected to double in the coming decades, and there are growing concerns about its impacts on the environment. Governments seek to mitigate the impacts of aviation on climate, air quality, and noise by ...

Ma?ek, Tudor

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

259

Quality Assurance: Underlying Quality Principles  

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

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

260

Statistical CT noise reduction with multiscale decomposition and penalized weighted least squares in the projection domain  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Purposes: The suppression of noise in x-ray computed tomography (CT) imaging is of clinical relevance for diagnostic image quality and the potential for radiation dose saving. Toward this purpose, statistical noise reduction methods in either the image or projection domain have been proposed, which employ a multiscale decomposition to enhance the performance of noise suppression while maintaining image sharpness. Recognizing the advantages of noise suppression in the projection domain, the authors propose a projection domain multiscale penalized weighted least squares (PWLS) method, in which the angular sampling rate is explicitly taken into consideration to account for the possible variation of interview sampling rate in advanced clinical or preclinical applications. Methods: The projection domain multiscale PWLS method is derived by converting an isotropic diffusion partial differential equation in the image domain into the projection domain, wherein a multiscale decomposition is carried out. With adoption of the Markov random field or soft thresholding objective function, the projection domain multiscale PWLS method deals with noise at each scale. To compensate for the degradation in image sharpness caused by the projection domain multiscale PWLS method, an edge enhancement is carried out following the noise reduction. The performance of the proposed method is experimentally evaluated and verified using the projection data simulated by computer and acquired by a CT scanner. Results: The preliminary results show that the proposed projection domain multiscale PWLS method outperforms the projection domain single-scale PWLS method and the image domain multiscale anisotropic diffusion method in noise reduction. In addition, the proposed method can preserve image sharpness very well while the occurrence of 'salt-and-pepper' noise and mosaic artifacts can be avoided. Conclusions: Since the interview sampling rate is taken into account in the projection domain multiscale decomposition, the proposed method is anticipated to be useful in advanced clinical and preclinical applications where the interview sampling rate varies.

Tang Shaojie; Tang Xiangyang [Imaging and Medical Physics, Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, 1701 Uppergate Dr., C-5018, Atlanta, Georgia 30322 (United States); School of Automation, Xi'an University of Posts and Telecommunications, Xi'an, Shaanxi 710121 (China); Imaging and Medical Physics, Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, 1701 Uppergate Dr., C-5018, Atlanta, Georgia 30322 (United States)

2012-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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


261

Self-Control of Traffic Lights and Vehicle Flows in Urban Road Networks  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Based on fluid-dynamic and many-particle (car-following) simulations of traffic flows in (urban) networks, we study the problem of coordinating incompatible traffic flows at intersections. Inspired by the observation of self-organized oscillations of pedestrian flows at bottlenecks [D. Helbing and P. Moln\\'ar, Phys. Eev. E 51 (1995) 4282--4286], we propose a self-organization approach to traffic light control. The problem can be treated as multi-agent problem with interactions between vehicles and traffic lights. Specifically, our approach assumes a priority-based control of traffic lights by the vehicle flows themselves, taking into account short-sighted anticipation of vehicle flows and platoons. The considered local interactions lead to emergent coordination patterns such as ``green waves'' and achieve an efficient, decentralized traffic light control. While the proposed self-control adapts flexibly to local flow conditions and often leads to non-cyclical switching patterns with changing service sequences ...

Lämmer, Stefan

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

262

Development of a Web-based Emissions Reduction Calculator for Street Light and Traffic Light Retrofits  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

DEVELOPMENT OF A WEB-BASED, EMISSIONS REDUCTION CALCULATOR FOR STREET LIGHT AND TRAFFIC LIGHT RETROFITS Zi Liu, Ph.D. Research Engineer Jeff S. Haberl, Ph.D., P.E. Professor/Assc. Director Don Gilman, P..., street lights and traffic lights represent one of the largest categories of electricity used by a city. By retrofitting the street lights with energy efficient lamps such as high pressure sodium and metal halide and traffic lights with light...

Liu, Z.; Gilman, D.; Haberl, J. S.; Culp, C.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

263

Low noise charge ramp electrometer  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

An electrometer capable of measuring small currents without the use of a feedback resistor which tends to contribute a large noise factor to the measured data. The electrometer eliminates the feedback resistor through the use of a feedback capacitor located across the electrometer amplifier. The signal from the electrometer amplifier is transferred to a electrometer buffer amplifier which serves to transfer the signal to several receptors. If the electrometer amplifier is approaching saturation, the buffer amplifier signals a reset discriminator which energizes a coil whose magnetic field closes a magnetic relay switch which in turn resets or zeros the feedback capacitor. In turn, a reset complete discriminator restarts the measurement process when the electrometer amplifier approaches its initial condition. The buffer amplifier also transmits the voltage signal from the electrometer amplifier to a voltage-to-frequency converter. The signals from the voltage-to-frequency converter are counted over a fixed period of time and the information is relayed to a data processor. The timing and sequencing of the small current measuring system is under the control of a sequence control logic unit. 2 figs.

Morgan, J.P.; Piper, T.C.

1992-10-06T23:59:59.000Z

264

Noise Control of a Flare Stack  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

As part of its noise abatement program the Standard Oil Company of California has undertaken to reduce the noise radiated from the flare stacks serving the new process plants at the El Segundo Refinery. These flares used to burn excess refinery hydrocarbon gases have to operate smokelessly. To accomplish this high?pressure steam jets are used to discharge a turbulent steam?air mixture into the combustion zone. This system although muffled proved to be an intolerable source of noise in the adjacent community. An examination of the noise spectrum indicated that the mixing between the steam ejected from the 3 4 ? in. ? diam primary nozzle and the ambient air was a major source of noise. A series of exploratory model scale tests were conducted in an effort to reduce the noise. By replacing a single 3 4 ? in. ?diam nozzle with a multiple nozzle the radiated noise was reduced by 16 dB. The multiple nozzle configuration and the experimental program leading to its design are described.

A. S. Hersh; J. G. Seebold

1970-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

265

Identifying Traffic-Related Air Pollution Hotspots in the Built Environment  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

419, 7-15. Health Effects Institute. (2010). Traffic-relatedand health effects. Health Effects Institute, 17. Boston,al. , 2002). The Health Effects Institute (HEI, 2010) report

Wu, Lisa

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

266

E-Print Network 3.0 - air route traffic control centers Sample...  

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

routing algorithms for traffic classes that require... mechanisms such as congestion control and scheduling, we develop ... Source: Carnegie Mellon University, School of...

267

E-Print Network 3.0 - air traffic management Sample Search Results  

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

Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Visualization of Air Traffic Flow for Modeling and Control Applications Banavar Sridhar and Kapil Sheth Summary: flexible system with higher...

268

Energy Saving Through Traffic Profiling and Prediction in Self-Optimizing Optical Networks  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

A method that automatically learns and predicts the traffic behavior to save energy by adjusting the number of active optical carriers is presented. Simulations prove it provides large...

Siracusa, Domenico; Pederzolli, Federico; Lo Cigno, Renato; Salvadori, Elio

269

On the Usage of Multiflow Transponders under Anycast and Unicast Traffic in Elastic Optical Networks  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The impact of anycast and unicast traffic on transponder usage in both symmetric and asymmetric lightpath provisioning scenarios in Elastic Optical Networks is studied. Acceptable...

Walkowiak, Krzysztof; Klinkowski, Miroslaw

270

Simulation Study of a Traffic Light Assistant Based on Vehicle-Infrastructure Communication  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Vehicle-infrastructure communication opens up new ways to improve traffic flow efficiency at signalized intersections. In this study, we assume that equipped vehicles can obtain information about switching times of relevant traffic lights in advance, and additionally counting data from upstream detectors. By means of simulation, we investigate, how equipped vehicles can make use of this information to improve traffic flow. Criteria include cycle-averaged capacity, driving comfort, fuel consumption, travel time, and the number of stops. Depending on the overall traffic demand and the penetration rate of equipped vehicles, we generally find several percent of improvement.

Treiber, Martin

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

271

E-Print Network 3.0 - automated mixed traffic Sample Search Results  

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

Lab Collection: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences 13 A Microscopic Traffic Simulation Model for Transportation Planning in Georgios Papageorgiou, Pantelis Damianou,...

272

E-Print Network 3.0 - automated control traffic Sample Search...  

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

the Applications of Agent Technology Summary: or others. This feature helps to implement automated traffic control and management systems. Agents... modeling and simulation,...

273

E-Print Network 3.0 - arbitrary traffic channels Sample Search...  

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

Computer Technologies and Information Sciences 28 Model-Based Covert Timing Channels: Automated Modeling and Evasion Summary: . Keywords: covert timing channels, traffic...

274

Walking and Automobile Traffic Near Schools: Data to SUpport An Evaluation Of School Pedestrian Safety Programs  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Anderson Walking And Automobile Traffic Near Schools: Dataof many pedestrian-automobile conflicts both on public roadsthe unique nature of both automobile and walking travel near

Anderson, Craig L MPH, PhD; Boarnet, Marlon G.; McMillan, Tracy; Alfonzo, Mariela; Day, Kristen

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

275

Distributed Architecture for Real-time Traffic Analysis Cristian Morariu, Burkhard Stiller  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Distributed Architecture for Real-time Traffic Analysis Cristian Morariu, Burkhard Stiller Department of Informatics, University of ZĂĽrich CH-8050, ZĂĽrich, Switzerland {morariu, stiller

Boyer, Edmond

276

Effects of Levels of Automation on Air Traffic Controller Situation Awareness and Performance.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

??To meet the increasing demands of air traffic, the Joint Planning and Development Office has proposed initiatives to modernize the U.S. National Airspace System (NAS).… (more)

Sethumadhavan, Arathi

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

277

Performance Evaluation of Multi-Layer Traffic Engineering Enabled IP-over-ION Networks  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Recently, network operators started implementing traffic engineering (TE) techniques in their network. These ... layer. The evolution towards intelligent optical networks (IONs) allows further increasing the impr...

Qiang Yan; Didier Colle; Sophie De Maesschalck…

2005-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

278

Traffic Grooming for IP-Over-WDM Networks: Energy and Delay Perspectives  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

As energy consumption has become a major concern of networks, traffic grooming studies on Internet protocol over wavelength division multiplexing (IP-over-WDM) networks have been...

Lee, Chankyun; Rhee, June-Koo Kevin

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

279

Quality Assurance  

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

To establish an effective management system [i.e., quality assurance programs(QAPs)] using the performance requirements of this Order, coupled with technical standards where appropriate. Change 1, dated 7/12/01, facilitates the Department's organizational transition necessitated by establishment of the NNSA. (Attachment 2 of this Order is canceled by DOE O 470.2B.) Cancels: DOE O 414.1

2001-07-12T23:59:59.000Z

280

Coherence and anticoherence resonance tuned by noise  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

We present numerical evidence and a theoretical analysis of the appearance of anticoherence resonance induced by noise, not predicted in former analysis of coherence resonance. We have found that this phenomenon occurs for very small values of the intensity of the noise acting on an excitable system, and we claim that this is a universal signature of a nonmonotonous relaxational behavior near its oscillatory regime. Moreover, we demonstrate that this new phenomenon is totally compatible with the standard situation of coherence resonance appearing at intermediate values of noise intensity.

A. M. Lacasta; F. Sagués; J. M. Sancho

2002-10-24T23:59:59.000Z

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


281

Low-noise macroscopic twin beams  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Applying a multiphoton-subtraction technique to two-color macroscopic squeezed vacuum state of light generated via high-gain parametric down conversion we conditionally prepare a new state of light: bright multi-mode low-noise twin beams. The obtained results demonstrate up to 8-fold suppression of noise in each beam while preserving and even moderately improving the nonclassical photon number correlations between the beams. The prepared low-noise macroscopic state, containing up to 2000 photons per mode, is not among the states achievable through nonlinear optical processes. The proposed technique substantially improves the usefulness of twin beams for quantum technologies.

Timur Sh. Iskhakov; Vladyslav C. Usenko; Radim Filip; Maria V. Chekhova; Gerd Leuchs

2014-08-27T23:59:59.000Z

282

A programmable analog Gaussian noise generator for test applications.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

??This thesis presents a robust programmable analog Gaussian noise generator suitable for mixed-signal test applications. Unlike conventional methods, noise generators employing a linear feedback shift… (more)

Aouini, Sadok.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

283

Improved Prediction of Runway Usage for Noise Forecast :.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

??The research deals with improved prediction of runway usage for noise forecast. Since the accuracy of the noise forecast depends on the robustness of runway… (more)

Dhanasekaran, D.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

284

Integration of Noise and Coda Correlation Data into Kinematic...  

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

noise correlation Green's functions (NCF) obtained from MEQs and ambient noise and coda-wave interferometry to image the physical properties of geothermal reservoirs and detect and...

285

Noise Sources and Room Acoustics of Closed Circuit Subsonic Wind Tunnels  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The noise aspects of subsonic wind tunnels have been studied experimentally on full?scale and model?scale tunnels. In wind tunnels without acoustical treatment the driving fan and the boundary layer suction fan were found to be the dominant noise sources. The fan noise in the test section scales with the 6th power of the airspeed. Using this scaling one obtains a number the acoustical merit rating which permits one to compare the acoustical quality of different wind tunnels. Experimental results obtained in full scale as well as in scale models of closed circuit tunnels will be presented to illustrate the impulse response and spatial distribution of the sound pressure. Also the special instrumentation required for obtaining valid results will be discussed.

I. L. Vér

1973-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

286

Acquisition and registration of aerial video imagery of urban traffic  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The amount of information available about urban traffic from aerial video imagery is extremely high. Here we discuss the collection of such video imagery from a helicopter platform with a low-cost sensor, and the post-processing used to correct radial distortion in the data and register it. The radial distortion correction is accomplished using a Harris model. The registration is implemented in a two-step process, using a globally applied polyprojective correction model followed by a fine scale local displacement field adjustment. The resulting cleaned-up data is sufficiently well-registered to allow subsequent straight-forward vehicle tracking.

Loveland, Rohan C [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

287

NASA Subsonic Jet Transport Noise Reduction Research  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Although new jet transport airplanes in today''s fleet are considerably quieter than the first jet transports introduced about 40 years ago, airport community noise continues to be an important environmental issue. NASA''s Advanced Subsonic Transport ...

Powell Clemans A.; Preisser John S.

2000-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

288

Information and noise in quantum measurement  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Even though measurement results obtained in the real world are generally both noisy and continuous, quantum measurement theory tends to emphasize the ideal limit of perfect precision and quantized measurement results. In this article, a more general concept of noisy measurements is applied to investigate the role of quantum noise in the measurement process. In particular, it is shown that the effects of quantum noise can be separated from the effects of information obtained in the measurement. However, quantum noise is required to “cover up” negative probabilities arising as the quantum limit is approached. These negative probabilities represent fundamental quantum-mechanical correlations between the measured variable and the variables affected by quantum noise.

Holger F. Hofmann

2000-07-06T23:59:59.000Z

289

Quantum capacity of channel with thermal noise  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The quantum capacity of thermal noise channel is studied. The extremal input state is obtained at the postulation that the coherent information is convex or concave at its vicinity. When the input energy tends to infinitive, it is verified by perturbation theory that the coherent information reaches its maximum at the product of identical thermal state input. The quantum capacity is obtained for lower noise channel and it is equal the one shot capacity.

Xiao-yu Chen

2006-02-11T23:59:59.000Z

290

Data Driven Quality Assurance and Quality Control  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

"Data Driven Quality Assurance & Quality Control," Patrick Roche, Conservation Services Group. Provides an overview of data QA/QC system design.

291

Prediction of noise emissions from industrial flares  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

In many industries where combustible waste gases are obtained flares are used to burn these gases in a controlled manner. Among other environmental aspects the noise emissions associated with flaring are becoming increasingly important in many countries as population density goes up and residential and industrial areas move closer together. Installing noise control equipment on flares is almost impossible while they are in service since flares are typically a safety related plant component that can only be turned off after the connected plant has been shut down. Accordingly in order to plan appropriate noise controlmeasures in time and to avoid unnecessary costs predicting the noise emissions of flares as early in the design process as possible is crucial. This requires knowledge of the relevant individual noise sources associated to the flare system and the ability to calculate their respective contribution ? in the operating condition in question ? to the overall noise emission based on the data available in the planning stage. The present paper summarizes these sources and outlines some of the individual effects and parameters having an influence on the acoustical characteristics of flares.

Carl?Christian Hantschk; Edwin Schorer

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

292

Excess optical quantum noise in atomic sensors  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Enhanced nonlinear optical response of a coherent atomic medium is the basis for many atomic sensors, and their performance is ultimately limited by the quantum fluctuations of the optical read-out. Here we demonstrate that off-resonant interactions can significantly modify the quantum noise of the optical field, even when their effect on the mean signal is negligible. We illustrate this concept by using an atomic magnetometer based on the nonlinear Faraday effect: the rotation of the light polarization is mainly determined by the resonant light-induced spin alignment, which alone does not change the photon statistics of the optical probe. Yet, we found that the minimum noise of output polarization rotation measurements is above the expected shot noise limit. This excess quantum noise is due to off-resonant coupling and grows with atomic density. We also show that the detection scheme can be modified to reduce the measured quantum noise (even below the shot-noise limit) but only at the expense of the reduced rotational sensitivity. These results show the existence of previously unnoticed factors in fundamental limitations in atomic magnetometry and could have impacts in many other atom-light based precision measurements.

Irina Novikova; Eugeniy E. Mikhailov; Yanhong Xiao

2014-10-14T23:59:59.000Z

293

Observation of the Fundamental Nyquist Noise Limit in an Ultra-High $Q$-Factor Cryogenic Bulk Acoustic Wave Cavity  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Thermal Nyquist noise fluctuations of high-$Q$ Bulk Acoustic Wave (BAW) cavities have been observed at cryogenic temperatures with a DC Superconducting Quantum Interference Device (SQUID) amplifier. High $Q$ modes with bandwidths of few tens of milliHz produce thermal fluctuations with a Signal-To-Noise ratio of up to 23dB. The estimated effective temperature from the Nyquist noise is in good agreement with the physical temperature of the device, confirming the validity of the equivalent circuit model and the non-existence of any excess resonator self-noise. The measurements also confirm that the quality factor remains extremely high ($Q>10^8$ at low order overtones) for very weak (thermal) system motion at low temperatures, when compared to values measured with relatively strong external excitation. This result represents an enabling step towards operating such a high-Q acoustic device at the standard quantum limit.

Goryachev, Maxim; van Kann, Frank; Galliou, Serge; Tobar, Michael E

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

294

Observation of the Fundamental Nyquist Noise Limit in an Ultra-High $Q$-Factor Cryogenic Bulk Acoustic Wave Cavity  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Thermal Nyquist noise fluctuations of high-$Q$ Bulk Acoustic Wave (BAW) cavities have been observed at cryogenic temperatures with a DC Superconducting Quantum Interference Device (SQUID) amplifier. High $Q$ modes with bandwidths of few tens of milliHz produce thermal fluctuations with a Signal-To-Noise ratio of up to 23dB. The estimated effective temperature from the Nyquist noise is in good agreement with the physical temperature of the device, confirming the validity of the equivalent circuit model and the non-existence of any excess resonator self-noise. The measurements also confirm that the quality factor remains extremely high ($Q>10^8$ at low order overtones) for very weak (thermal) system motion at low temperatures, when compared to values measured with relatively strong external excitation. This result represents an enabling step towards operating such a high-Q acoustic device at the standard quantum limit.

Maxim Goryachev; Eugene N. Ivanov; Frank van Kann; Serge Galliou; Michael E. Tobar

2014-10-16T23:59:59.000Z

295

German information technology?equipment noise categorization concept: Study on several data projectors.  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

An investigation project tendered by the German Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (BAuA) with a planned duration of 1 1/2 years has recently been awarded to Mueller?BBM. The existing concept of the quality classification of household appliances where the energy efficiency categories A–F each represents a determined range of power consumption is to be transferred to a system for the categorization of IT?equipment with regard to its noise emission. Currently it is almost impossible for a layperson to compare noise declarations provided by manufacturers even though there are standardized and very detailed specifications in ISO 9296 for the measurement and declaration of the noise emission of IT?equipment. One of the central issues of the project is the consolidation of existing procedures for noise emission measurements on IT?equipment with consideration of the impact of psychoacoustic parameters. A categorization proposal based on ISO 7779 will be presented. In order to check the neccessity of additional psychoacoustic metrics like tonality and transient loudness 11 data projectors were measured according to the BAuA proposal. In addition the annoyance of the operational noise was evaluated by a panel test. The results will be compared and contrasted with the current ISO/ECMA standard measurements.

Gregor Feneberg

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

296

Chapter XXXIII Railroad, Subway, and Car Traffic Problems  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Publisher Summary This chapter discusses the impact automatic guidance and control systems have on “continuous processes.” The operation of a railroad is indeed a continuous process taking place over tens of thousands of miles of line and in thousands of stations. The operational control of a railway network implies an impressive number of interdependent functions. A number of techniques are used in automating different facets of railroad operation, such as weighing loads in motion and handling trans-shipment of goods traffic. Railroad automation should pay due attention to both the information feedback aspects and the hardware characteristics of the traffic network. Digital automation in the control of autonomous procedures would require the use of electronic computers for train running control, supervision of station and marshalling yard working, and driverless train operation. A computer will use the pulse rate to determine the position, velocity, and acceleration of the train, and, from the frequency variations between the leading and trailing signals, determine the length of the train. The station's control computer will store a speed-distance profile for the section of track it controls. According to this particular approach, instructions to the train will be transmitted in combinations of audio-frequency tones along the “wiggly wire” channel. All control information is designed in digital form.

1966-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

297

Capacity dimensioning for Air Traffic Management (ATM) services in a GEO satellite system with spot beams  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The Communications Operating Concepts and Requirements (COCR) for Future Radio Systems (FRS) [EUROCONTROL/FAA, Technical report, May 2007] is a document produced jointly by Eurocontrol (the European organization for the safety of air navigation) and ... Keywords: Satellite air traffic management, queuing theory, traffic model

Eriza Hafid Fazli

2008-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

298

Introducing Propositional Logic and Queueing Theory with the InfoTraffic Interactive Learning Environments  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Environments Ruedi Arnold Institute for Pervasive Computing ETH Zurich 8092 Zurich, Switzerland rarnold of propositional logic when you see traffic lights at intersections? Or do you reason about what the throughput of a street might be while being caught up in a traffic jam? Most people do not, we presume. But as Info

299

WreckWatch: Automatic Traffic Accident Detection and Notification with Smartphones  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Traffic accidents are one of the leading causes of fatalities in the US. An important indicator of survival rates after an accident is the time between the accident and when emergency medical personnel are dispatched to the scene. Eliminating the time ... Keywords: cyber-physical systems, mobile cyber-physical systems, smartphones, traffic accident detection

Jules White; Chris Thompson; Hamilton Turner; Brian Dougherty; Douglas C. Schmidt

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

300

Video Traffic Analysis of H.264/AVC and Extensions: Single-Layer Statistics  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

1 Video Traffic Analysis of H.264/AVC and Extensions: Single-Layer Statistics Geert Van der Auwera and Prasanth T. David and Martin Reisslein I. INTRODUCTION We examine the video traffic generated by the H.264/MPEG­4 Advanced Video Coding (H.264/AVC for brevity) standard [1], also known as H.264/MPEG-4 Part 10

Reisslein, Martin

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


301

A non-continuum approach to obtain a macroscopic model for the flow of traffic  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

by continuum models for the flow of traffic. The number of vehicles in a typical section of a freeway does not justify traffic being treated as a continuum. It is also important to recognize that the basic premises of kinetic theory are not appropriate...

Tyagi, Vipin

2007-09-17T23:59:59.000Z

302

Ascertaining Viability of WiFi based Vehicle-to-Vehicle Network for Traffic Information  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Ascertaining Viability of WiFi based Vehicle-to-Vehicle Network for Traffic InformationDepartment of Computer Science 2Department of Civil Engineering Rutgers University, USA Rutgers University- Traffic). However, these solutions are plagued by prohibitive deployment and maintenance cost

Chen, Yuanzhu Peter

303

Towards a Cost Model for Network Traffic Murtaza Motiwala , Amogh Dhamdhere , Nick Feamster , Anukool Lakhina  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Towards a Cost Model for Network Traffic Murtaza Motiwala , Amogh Dhamdhere , Nick Feamster@gatech.edu, anukool.lakhina@guavus.com ABSTRACT We develop a holistic cost model that operators can use to help evaluate the costs of various routing and peering decisions. Using real traffic data from a large carrier

California at San Diego, University of

304

Responding to the Unexpected: Traffic Research in the Wake of Bridge Collapse  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

effects of the I-35W Mississippi River bridge collapse (under review) · He, X.Z., S. E., Jabari and H. LiuResponding to the Unexpected: Traffic Research in the Wake of Bridge Collapse Henry Liu, Ph@umn.edu Nov. 20, 2007 #12;Planning for the Expected: Traffic Research after Bridge Reopening & Preliminary

Levinson, David M.

305

TRACKING ELEPHANT FLOWS IN INTERNET BACKBONE TRAFFIC WITH AN FPGA-BASED CACHE  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

TRACKING ELEPHANT FLOWS IN INTERNET BACKBONE TRAFFIC WITH AN FPGA-BASED CACHE Martin Zadnik an FPGA-friendly approach to track- ing elephant flows in network traffic. Our approach, Single Step elephant flows: con- servatively promoting potential elephants and evicting low- rate flows in LRU manner

Haddadi, Hamed

306

Balloon-borne air traffic management (ATM) as a precursor to space-based ATM  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The International Space University—Balloon Air traffic control Technology Experiment (I-BATE11I-BATE: International Space University—Balloon Air traffic control Technology Experiment. ) has flown on board two stratospheric balloons and has tracked nearby aircraft by receiving their Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) transmissions. Air traffic worldwide is facing increasing congestion. It is predicted that daily European flight volumes will more than double by 2030 compared to 2009 volumes. ADS-B is an air traffic management system being used to mitigate air traffic congestion. Each aircraft is equipped with both a GPS receiver and an ADS-B transponder. The transponder transmits an equipped aircraft's unique identifier, position, heading, and velocity once per second. The ADS-B transmissions can then be received by ground stations for use in traditional air traffic management. Airspace not monitored by these ground stations or other traditional means remains uncontrolled and poorly monitored. A constellation of space-based ADS-B receivers could close these gaps and provide global air traffic monitoring. By flying an ADS-B receiver on a stratospheric balloon, I-BATE has served as a precursor to a constellation of ADS-B-equipped Earth-orbiting satellites. From the ?30 km balloon altitude, I-BATE tracked aircraft ranging up to 850 km. The experiment has served as a proof of concept for space-based air traffic management and supports a technology readiness level 6 of space-based ADS-B reception.

Yuval Brodsky; Richard Rieber; Tom Nordheim

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

307

LRRB Pavement Management SystemsTraffic Generator Managing Interaction Between Local  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

% of their energy from renewable sources by 2025. #12;LRRB Pavement Management SystemsTraffic Generator MN Wind Resource #12;LRRB Pavement Management SystemsTraffic Generator Wind Power (continued) · Advantage: · Energy Anderson, Stearns County Deb Bloom, City of Roseville Bruce Hasbargen, Lk of Woods Cty Steve Koehler, City

Minnesota, University of

308

SIGNIFICANCE OF TRAFFIC PRODUCED TURBULENCE FOR URBAN DISPERSION MODELING Petra Kastner-Klein  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

than with roofu (Figs. 1a, c). 3. CONCLUSIONS The traditional concentration scaling with a roofSIGNIFICANCE OF TRAFFIC PRODUCED TURBULENCE FOR URBAN DISPERSION MODELING Petra Kastner-Klein a wakes) and congested traffic (strongly interacting vehicle wakes). Kastner-Klein et al. (2002) applied

Fedorovich, Evgeni

309

Low-Latency ECDSA Signature Verification A Road Towards Safer Traffic  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

crippling efficient movement inside and towards cities resulting in mounting travel times, fuel consumption running on high end CPUs and FPGAs. These implementations are far from cost-effective nor energy efficient caused by the rising traffic densities on our roads and in our cities. Traffic congestion is increasingly

310

A New Framework for the Integration, Analysis and Visualisation of Urban Traffic Data Within GIS  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

1 A New Framework for the Integration, Analysis and Visualisation of Urban Traffic Data Within GIS environment for the visualisation of urban traffic data within GIS. These concepts provide a relevant support Systems (GIS) have been adopted as a successful solution by a wide range of disciplines

Bargiela, Andrzej

311

On the Necessity of Traffic Shaping for PMU Measurement Data Streams  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

1 On the Necessity of Traffic Shaping for PMU Measurement Data Streams Miroslav Popovic, Peng Gao a PMU data transfer layer. Implementing traffic shaping within PMUs is essential for avoiding excessive distribution network. It needs to ensure the delivery of PMU data within stringent time delays and with minimal

Candea, George

312

Tuning the weights in WFQ schedulers for the maximization of carried best effort traffic  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Maga~na, Daniel Morat´o, Pravin Varaiya Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, a solution that could be applied to the huge variability of services and traffic types found in data networks effort traffic [9]. We show that even using a shortest-path routing protocol, a big improvement can

Varaiya, Pravin

313

Artificial neural networks in bias dependant noise modeling of MESFETs  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

An efficient procedure for accurate noise parameter prediction of microwave MESFETs / HEMTs for various bias conditions is proposed in this paper. It is based on an improved Pospieszalski's noise model. The bias dependences of the noise model elements ... Keywords: MESFET, artificial neural network, bias, noise modeling

Zlatica Marinkovic; Olivera Pronic-Ran?ic; Vera Markovic

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

314

U-134: Apache Traffic Server Host Header Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

4: Apache Traffic Server Host Header Processing Flaw Lets 4: Apache Traffic Server Host Header Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Deny Service U-134: Apache Traffic Server Host Header Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Deny Service March 27, 2012 - 7:00am Addthis PROBLEM: Apache Traffic Server Host Header Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Deny Service PLATFORM: Versions prior to 3.0.4 and 3.1.3 ABSTRACT: A vulnerability was reported in Apache Traffic Server. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions. reference LINKS: SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1026847 CVE-2012-0256 Secunia Advisory SA48509 IMPACT ASSESSMENT: High Discussion: A remote user can send a request with a specially crafted 'Host' header value to trigger a heap allocation error and cause the target service to crash. Impact: A remote user can cause the target service to crash.

315

U-134: Apache Traffic Server Host Header Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

34: Apache Traffic Server Host Header Processing Flaw Lets 34: Apache Traffic Server Host Header Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Deny Service U-134: Apache Traffic Server Host Header Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Deny Service March 27, 2012 - 7:00am Addthis PROBLEM: Apache Traffic Server Host Header Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Deny Service PLATFORM: Versions prior to 3.0.4 and 3.1.3 ABSTRACT: A vulnerability was reported in Apache Traffic Server. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions. reference LINKS: SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1026847 CVE-2012-0256 Secunia Advisory SA48509 IMPACT ASSESSMENT: High Discussion: A remote user can send a request with a specially crafted 'Host' header value to trigger a heap allocation error and cause the target service to crash. Impact: A remote user can cause the target service to crash.

316

Arterial-street signal timing strategies to provide additional through-traffic capacity during freeway incident conditions  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

the total number of stops for coordinated multiple phase traffic signal systems (Chang and Messer 1991, "Traffic Light" 1990). Modifications were made to the Akcelik and Miller formula to account for the platoon arrival patterns that result from arterial-street... the total number of stops for coordinated multiple phase traffic signal systems (Chang and Messer 1991, "Traffic Light" 1990). Modifications were made to the Akcelik and Miller formula to account for the platoon arrival patterns that result from arterial-street...

Dale, James Joseph

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

317

Bicycle-Specific Traffic Signals: Results from a State-of-the-Practice Review Paper # 13-0536  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Bicycle-Specific Traffic Signals: Results from a State-of-the-Practice Review Paper # 13-0536 Sam R with known installations of bicycle-specific traffic signals and a review of available engineering guidance); the CROW design manual for bicycle traffic; and the Canadian, U.S. and Californian manuals on uniform

318

Bicycle-Specific Traffic Signals: Results from a State-of-the-Practice Review1 Paper # 13-05363  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Bicycle-Specific Traffic Signals: Results from a State-of-the-Practice Review1 2 Paper # 13-05363 4 with known installations of2 bicycle-specific traffic signals and a review of available engineering guidance Canada (TAC), the CROW design manual for bicycle traffic, and the Canadian, U.S. and Californian9 manuals

Bertini, Robert L.

319

Functional link artificial neural network applied to active noise control of a mixture of tonal and chaotic noise  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Many practical noises emanating from rotating machines with blades generate a mixture of tonal and the chaotic noise. The tonal component is related to the rotational speed of the machine and the chaotic component is related to the interaction of the ... Keywords: Active noise control (ANC), Chaotic noise, Functional link artificial neural network (FLANN), Hybrid ANC, Narrowband ANC

Santosh Kumar Behera, Debi Prasad Das, Bidyadhar Subudhi

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

320

Environmental noise impact of modern wind farms  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Electric power production from wind turbines has increased substantially during the past few years due to the growing emphasis on renewable energy sources and more efficient wind turbine technology. Although modern turbines are significantly quieter than early models wind farms that are proposed near residential areas generate concern about potential noise issues. The present study consists of two parts: (1) the measurement of sound levels within a 2?km radius of the existing Nine Canyons wind farm near Richland WA and (2) the application of an outdoor sound propagation model to predict noise levels both at Nine Canyons and in the vicinity of a proposed farm near Ellensburg WA. At most locations within the Nine Canyon site recorded sound levels were less than predicted levels with the exception of some downwind sites that were lower in elevation than the source. Noise levels were greatest downwind from the turbines but never exceeded 50 dBA beyond 500 m from the nearest turbine. In many cases wind noise at the microphone exceeded noise levels from the turbines.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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


321

The room noise criteria (RNC) metric.  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The recent ANSI S12.2:2008 room noise criteria contains both a survey and an engineering method to specify room noise criteria. The methods use A?weighting and extended NC respectively. A new metric titled like the standard room noise criteria (RNC) is included as a diagnostic tool. It is based on human hearing and more correctly assesses low?frequency sound. In particular it is sensitive to the standard deviation to random noise and/or low?frequency surging in the 16–125 Hz octave bands such as the sound that can be produced by HVAC systems or other devices. It provides a bridge between the NC and RC criteria by correctly predicting the need for the less stringent (at low frequencies) NC criteria when the HVAC system is well designed (no surging moderate standard deviation) and also correctly predicting the more stringent (at low frequencies) RC criteria when the HVAC system noise has a large standard deviation and/or surging.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

322

Flux noise in high-temperature superconductors  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Spontaneously created vortex-antivortex pairs are the predominant source of flux noise in high-temperature superconductors. In principle, flux noise measurements allow to check theoretical predictions for both the distribution of vortex-pair sizes and for the vortex diffusivity. In this paper the flux-noise power spectrum is calculated for the highly anisotropic high-temperature superconductor Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+?, both for bulk crystals and for ultrathin films. The spectrum is basically given by the Fourier transform of the temporal magnetic-field correlation function. We start from a Berezinskii-Kosterlitz-Thouless-type theory and incorporate vortex diffusion, intrapair vortex interaction, and annihilation of pairs by means of a Fokker-Planck equation to determine the noise spectrum below and above the superconducting transition temperature. We find white noise at low frequencies ? and a spectrum proportional to 1/?3/2 at high frequencies. The crossover frequency between these regimes strongly depends on temperature. The results are compared with earlier results of computer simulations.

Carsten Timm

1997-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

323

Implications of CT noise and artifacts for quantitative {sup 99m}Tc SPECT/CT imaging  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Purpose: This paper evaluates the effects of computed tomography (CT) image noise and artifacts on quantitative single-photon emission computed-tomography (SPECT) imaging, with the aim of establishing an appropriate range of CT acquisition parameters for low-dose protocols with respect to accurate SPECT attenuation correction (AC). Methods: SPECT images of two geometric and one anthropomorphic phantom were reconstructed iteratively using CT scans acquired at a range of dose levels (CTDI{sub vol} = 0.4 to 46 mGy). Resultant SPECT image quality was evaluated by comparing mean signal, background noise, and artifacts to SPECT images reconstructed using the highest dose CT for AC. Noise injection was performed on linear-attenuation (?) maps to determine the CT noise threshold for accurate AC. Results: High levels of CT noise (? ? 200–400 HU) resulted in low ?-maps noise (? ? 1%–3%). Noise levels greater than ?10% in 140 keV ?-maps were required to produce visibly perceptible increases of ?15% in {sup 99m}Tc SPECT images. These noise levels would be achieved at low CT dose levels (CTDI{sub vol} = 4 ?Gy) that are over 2 orders of magnitude lower than the minimum dose for diagnostic CT scanners. CT noise could also lower (bias) the expected ? values. The relative error in reconstructed SPECT signal trended linearly with the relative shift in ?. SPECT signal was, on average, underestimated in regions corresponding with beam-hardening artifacts in CT images. Any process that has the potential to change the CT number of a region by ?100 HU (e.g., misregistration between CT images and SPECT images due to motion, the presence of contrast in CT images) could introduce errors in ?{sub 140} {sub keV} on the order of 10%, that in turn, could introduce errors on the order of ?10% into the reconstructed {sup 99m}Tc SPECT image. Conclusions: The impact of CT noise on SPECT noise was demonstrated to be negligible for clinically achievable CT parameters. Because CT dose levels that affect SPECT quantification is low (CTDI{sub vol} ? 4 ?Gy), the low dose limit for the CT exam as part of SPECT/CT will be guided by CT image quality requirements for anatomical localization and artifact reduction. A CT technique with higher kVp in combination with lower mAs is recommended when low-dose CT images are used for AC to minimize beam-hardening artifacts.

Hulme, K. W.; Kappadath, S. C., E-mail: skappadath@mdanderson.org [Department of Imaging Physics, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030 and The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Houston, Texas 77030 (United States)

2014-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

324

Fermilab | Traffic Safety at Fermilab | Questions & Answers  

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

Questions & Answers Questions & Answers I received an e-mail stating that I have received a traffic citation, but I did not. What do I do? The email I received states that I have five working days after receiving a citation to appeal, what does that mean? I filled out the citation appeal form and submitted it, what happens next? I missed the five day deadline, what do I do now? I lost my appeal and disagree with the results, what do I do now? I lost my appeal and received disciplinary action, what do I do now? I received a citation but did not sign it because I disagreed with the charge and that, without my signature, it would not be considered a valid citation. I received an email saying that it was a violation. Why did this happen? Why should I appeal a citation? Employees never win anyway.

325

ARM - Data Quality Program  

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

Quality Program Quality Program DQ Resources Data Quality Assessment and Control Report (PDF, 747KB) Data Quality Office Data Quality Problem Reporting (DQPR) Contact Us Submit Data Quality Findings Randy Peppler, Data Quality Manager Ken Kehoe, Data Quality Specialist Justin Monroe, Data Quality Specialist Adam Theisen, Data Quality Specialist Sean Moore, Data Quality Consultant Instrument and Site Contacts Instrument Mentors AAF Contacts AMF Contacts NSA Site Contacts SGP Site Contacts TWP Site Contacts Data Quality Program Introduction One of the goals of the ARM Climate Research Facility is to provide datastreams of quality suitable for scientific research. Maintaining data quality for an organization program of the size and complexity of the ARM Facility is a significant challenge; efforts toward this end have matured

326

Genetic noise control via protein oligomerization  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Gene expression in a cell entails random reaction events occurring over disparate time scales. Thus, molecular noise that often results in phenotypic and population-dynamic consequences sets a fundamental limit to biochemical signaling. While there have been numerous studies correlating the architecture of cellular reaction networks with noise tolerance, only a limited effort has been made to understand the dynamical role of protein-protein associations. We have developed a fully stochastic model for the positive feedback control of a single gene, as well as a pair of genes (toggle switch), integrating quantitative results from previous in vivo and in vitro studies. In particular, we explicitly account for the fast protein binding-unbinding kinetics, RNA polymerases, and the promoter/operator sequences of DNA. We find that the overall noise-level is reduced and the frequency content of the noise is dramatically shifted to the physiologically irrelevant high-frequency regime in the presence of protein dimerization. This is independent of the choice of monomer or dimer as transcription factor and persists throughout the multiple model topologies considered. For the toggle switch, we additionally find that the presence of a protein dimer, either homodimer or heterodimer, may significantly reduce its intrinsic switching rate. Hence, the dimer promotes the robust function of bistable switches by preventing the uninduced (induced) state from randomly being induced (uninduced). The specific binding between regulatory proteins provides a buffer that may prevent the propagation of fluctuations in genetic activity. The capacity of the buffer is a non-monotonic function of association-dissociation rates. Since the protein oligomerization per se does not require extra protein components to be expressed, it provides a basis for the rapid control of intrinsic or extrinsic noise. The stabilization of phenotypically important toggle switches, and nested positive feedback loops in general, is of direct implications to organism fitness. Finally, noise control through oligomerization suggests avenues for the design of robust synthetic gene circuits for engineering purposes.

Ghim, C; Almaas, E

2008-06-12T23:59:59.000Z

327

Empirical Features of Spontaneous and Induced Traffic Breakdowns in Free Flow at Highway Bottlenecks  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Based on an empirical study of real field traffic data measured in 1996--2014 through road detectors installed on German freeways, we reveal physical features of empirical nuclei for spontaneous traffic breakdown in free flow at highway bottlenecks. It is shown that the source of a nucleus for traffic breakdown is the solely difference between empirical spontaneous and induced traffic breakdowns at a highway bottleneck. Microscopic traffic simulations with a stochastic traffic flow model in the framework of three-phase theory explain the empirical findings. It turns out that in the most cases, a nucleus for empirical spontaneous traffic breakdown occurs through an interaction of one of waves in free flow with an empirical permanent speed disturbance localized at a highway bottleneck. The wave is a localized structure in free flow, in which the total flow rate is larger and the speed averaged across the highway is smaller than outside the wave. The waves in free flow appear due to oscilations in the percentage...

Kerner, Boris S; Klenov, Sergey L; Rehborn, Hubert; Leibel, Michael

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

328

Amplitude modulation of wind turbine noise  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Due to swish and thump amplitude modulation, the noise of wind turbines cause more annoyance than other environmental noise of the same average level. The wind shear accounts for the thump modulation (van den Berg effect). Making use of the wind speed measurements at the hub height, as well as at the top and the bottom of the rotor disc (Fig.1), the non-standard wind profile is applied. It causes variations in the A-weighted sound pressure level, LpA. The difference between the maximum and minimum of LpA characterizes thump modulation (Fig.2).

Makarewicz, Rufin

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

329

KdV Preserves White Noise  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

It is shown that white noise is an invariant measure for the Korteweg-deVries equation on $\\mathbb T$. This is a consequence of recent results of Kappeler and Topalov establishing the well-posedness of the equation on appropriate negative Sobolev spaces, together with a result of Cambronero and McKean that white noise is the image under the Miura transform (Ricatti map) of the (weighted) Gibbs measure for the modified KdV equation, proven to be invariant for that equation by Bourgain.

Jeremy Quastel; Benedek Valko

2006-11-06T23:59:59.000Z

330

Infrasonic ambient ocean noise: Northeast Pacific Ocean  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Measurements of ocean ambient noise were made at three widely separated deep?water bottom locations in the N. E. Pacific at eight frequencies in the range from 2.5–20.0 Hz for 40 consecutive days. Concurrent data on wind speed and wave height were collected. Analysis indicates that the spectrum level of infrasonicnoise is linearly related to the log of the wind speed above a threshold level. There is evidence that the noise can be directly associated with the wind rather than through the surface waves it produces. [Work supported by ONR.

Rudolph H. Nichols

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

331

Environmental noise of a nuclear power plant and its substations  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

In order to fulfill government requirements for construction of a nuclear power plant an environmental noiseimpact as?assessment has been conducted. Ambient noise was measured continuously for 24 hour periods at the plant and substation sites and in the vicinity. Week long surveys were performed in each of the four seasons. A statistical interpretation of construction noise accounts for variability of construction equipment usage its location and range of sound pressure levels. Histograms of construction noise and measured ambient noise are added to obtain the statistical representation of the predicted construction ambient noise. Operational noise of the plant is similarly predicted. The predicted noise contours of both operation and construction noise are formulated on the topographic maps. Meteorologic and topographic effects on the noise data are discussed.

E. E. Dennison; R. E. Maier; J. W. McGaughey; S. P. Ying

1976-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

332

A dynamic vehicle routing problem based on real-time traffic information  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

We treat the dynamic vehicle routing problem with time windows (DVRPTW) in the context of real-time traffic information. We integrate traffic information obtained in real time to change the speed profile according to the accidents on the road network (congestion, etc.). The travel times are based on a time-dependent model in which the travel speeds are step functions. This model is enriched with an exponential smoothing function able to calculate the forecasted speed. The analysis of the results of these experiments shows that our method with real-time traffic information provides a good performance, a better robustness against a simple model with time dependent travel time.

Xin Zhao; Gilles Goncalves; Remy Dupas

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

333

Post processing large integer programming problems in air traffic flow management  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

and Infor- mation Sciences, School of Business Administration, University of Houston, Houston, TX, 1993. [6] M. P. Helme, K. S. Lindsay, and S. V. Massimini, "Opti&nization Models for Air Traffic Flow IVIanagcmcnt: Ncw Formulations, " MTR 92W0000152..., The IVIITRE Corporation, Mclean, VA, 1992. [7] K. S. Lin&lsay, "Traffic flow modeling with the Time Assignment Model, " MTR 93W0000119, Thc lVIITRE Corporation, Mclean, VA, 1993. [8] K. S. Lindsay, E. A. Boyd and R. Burlingame, "Traffic Flow Management...

Gangadharan, Rajesh

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

334

Stimulating Transportation Policy Making Through an Effective Traffic Information Communication Mechanism: The Case of Athens  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The availability of accurate, up-to-date and timely transport and traffic information has become nowadays a crucial issue for decision makers and traffic planers, who wish to plan sustainable transport systems. The paper presents an online platform, the Observatory for Public Authorities and Transport Planners, providing traffic and transport aggregated data and corresponding indices to policy makers and transport planners, enabling the review of transport networks performance, the assessment of scenarios and the formulation of investment plans in order to create an effective and sustainable transportation system in their area.

Yannis Tyrinopoulos; Anna Kortsari; Maria Chatziathanasiou

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

335

For decades, traffic safety improvements have relied primarily upon engineering and enforcement solutions. If we are limited to those options, further  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Traffic Safety Culture For decades, traffic safety improvements have relied primarily upon about driving ­ changing our traffic safety culture. A survey by the Center for Transportation Safety on the roads than drivers nationwide, as measured in the 2010 Traffic Safety Culture Index published by the AAA

336

Effects of carbon nanotubes and graphene oxide absorbers on the noise of mode-locked fiber lasers  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Phase noise is very important for the ultrafast pulse application in telecommunication, ultrafast diagnose, material science, and biology. In this paper, two types of carbon nano-materials, single-wall carbon nanotube and graphene oxide, are investigated for noise suppression in ultrafast photonics. Various properties of the wall-paper SAs, such as saturable intensity, optical absorption and degree of purity, are found to be key factors determining the phase noise of the ultrafast pulses. A reduced-noise femtosecond fiber laser is experimentally demonstrated by optimizing the above parameters of carbon material based SAs. The phase noise reduction more than 10 dB at 10 kHz can be obtained in the experiments. To our knowledge, this is the first time that the relationship between different carbon material based SAs and the phase noise of mode-locked lasers has been investigated. This work will pave the way to get a high-quality ultrashort pulse in passively mode-locked fiber lasers.

Li, Xiaohui; Yu, Xuechao; Wang, Yonggang; Wang, Yishan; Meng, Bo; Tang, Yulong; Yu, Xia; Zhang, Ying; Sun, Zhipei; Shum, Perry Ping; Wang, Qi Jie

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

337

Autoassociative neural networks and noise filtering  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

We introduce linear autoassociative neural (AN) network filters for the removal of additive noise from one-dimensional (1-D) time series. The AN network will have a (2M+1)×L×(2M+1) architecture, and for M fixed, we show how to choose ...

J.R. Dorronsoro; V. Lopez; C.S. Cruz; J.A. Siguenza

2003-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

338

Parallel barrier effectiveness, Dulles noise barrier project.  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

In an effort to minimize the cost and maximize the effectiveness of highway noise barriers the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and a National Pooled Fund Panel (made up of 14 states) funded a field study program on an experimental highway noise barrier. A test barrier was constructed in 1984 at a site at Dulles International Airport in Chantilly Virginia. The study conducted from May 1989 to August 1989 by the U.S. Department of Transportation Research and Special Programs Administration Transportation System Center (U.S. DOT/RSPA/TSC) focused on the use of absorptive treatment and tilting as a means of improving the insertion loss of two parallel highway noise barriers. Measurements were conducted with both controlled moving point sources (trucks) and an artificial fixed?point source (speaker system). Results show (1) the addition of absorptive treatment to the roadside face of two vertical parallel highway noise barriers eliminated multiple reflections and was found to improve the insertion loss (2–6 dB); (2) tilting proved to be an effective alternative to absorptive treatment in eliminating the multiple reflections and subsequent degradation in performance of two vertical reflective barriers; and (3) use of an artificial fixed?point source is not a viable test of barrier effectiveness.

Gregg G. Fleming; Edward J. Rickley

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

339

Participatory noise pollution monitoring using mobile phones  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Noise pollution is a major problem in cities around the world. The current methods to assess it neglect to represent the real exposure experienced by the citizens themselves, and therefore could lead to wrong conclusions and a biased representations. ... Keywords: Environmental policy, Web 2.0, citizen science, mobile phones, participatory sensing, pollution measurement

Nicolas Maisonneuve; Matthias Stevens; Bartek Ochab

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

340

Office of Quality Assurance  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The Office of Quality Assurance establishes and maintains the quality assurance (QA) policies, requirements and guidance for the Department and serves as DOE's corporate resource to ensure that products and services meet or exceed the Department’s quality objectives.

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


341

Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Respiratory Tract Efficiency  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

At present, one of the most important air quality problems in Europe to be urgently ... still high exposure of inhabitants to particulate matter pollution. It is estimated that in Europe 430...2.5 (EEA 2013). Est...

A. J. Badyda; P. D?browiecki; P. O. Czechowski; G. Majewski; A. Doboszy?ska

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

342

Surface Water Quality Standards  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

SURFACE WATER QUALITY STANDARDS AAs part of the ongoing program to manage Texaswater quality, the Texas Commission onEnvironmental Quality (TCEQ) is currently review- ing the Texas Surface Water Quality Standards, including the standards... for contact recreation use. Preliminary public comment plus input from the Surface Water Quality Standards Advisory Work Group have provided guidance on options available for revising the standards, said Jim Davenport, leader of the TCEQ Water Quality...

Wythe, Kathy

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

343

V-201: Cisco Intrusion Prevention System SSP Fragmented Traffic Denial of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

1: Cisco Intrusion Prevention System SSP Fragmented Traffic 1: Cisco Intrusion Prevention System SSP Fragmented Traffic Denial of Service Vulnerability V-201: Cisco Intrusion Prevention System SSP Fragmented Traffic Denial of Service Vulnerability July 19, 2013 - 6:00am Addthis PROBLEM: Several vulnerabilities were reported in Cisco Intrusion Prevention System PLATFORM: Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Adaptive Security Appliances Cisco Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) 7.1 ABSTRACT: A vulnerability in the implementation of the code that processes fragmented traffic could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause the Analysis Engine process to become unresponsive or cause the affected system to reload. REFERENCE LINKS: Secunia Advisory SA54246 SecurityTracker ID: 1028806 Cisco Advisory ID: cisco-sa-20130717-ips CVE-2013-1218

344

E-Print Network 3.0 - air traffic control facilities Sample Search...  

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

Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: air traffic control facilities Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Table of Contents 1 Introduction Summary: to...

345

Energy Saving Scheme Based On Traffic Forwarding For Optical Fiber Access Networks  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

We report on an energy saving block that regroups and powers off OLTs during low traffic periods, resulting in energy savings up to 87,5% in the central office of optical access...

Arturo Rodé s Ló pez, G; Estaran, J; Vegas Olmos, J J; Tafur Monroy, I

346

A Hybrid Energy Saving Mechanism for VoIP Traffic with Silence Suppression  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

In this paper, we propose a hybrid energy saving mechanism (HESM) that combines power-saving mode (PSM) for real-time traffic ... silence suppression. The proposed method uses power saving class (PSC) II during t...

Jung-Ryun Lee

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

347

Modelling the Effects of Urban Morphology, Traffic and Pedestrian Dynamics on Students’ Exposure to Air Pollution  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The United Nations Environment Programme stated that the human exposure to air pollutants primarily emitted by road traffic is ... tracked and profiled with a GPS. Ambient air pollutant concentrations of CO and P...

Jorge Humberto Amorim; Joana Valente…

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

348

Preemption strategy for traffic signals at intersections near highway-railroad grade crossings  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

delay are given less consideration or ignored completely. Consequently, state-of-the-practice strategies may cause serious pedestrian safety and efficiency problems at IHRGCs. Therefore, there is a definite need for research on how to improve traffic...

Cho, Hanseon

2004-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

349

Traffic Congestion Mitigation as an Emissions Reduction Strategy Alexander York Bigazzi  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

goals, a better understanding of the impacts of traffic congestion on motor vehicle emissions is needed, such as electric and gas- electric hybrid vehicles. But travel volume is also a key consideration for the total

Bertini, Robert L.

350

Airport surface traffic optimization and simulation in the presence of uncertainties  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Surface traffic congestion causes significant taxi delays and long queues for takeoffs at busy airports, increasing operational and environmental costs. These impacts may be mitigated by optimizing runway and taxiway ...

Lee, Hanbong

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

351

Development and evaluation of an arterial adaptive traffic signal control system using reinforcement learning  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

perspective. This comparison shows both the connections between them and the benefits of using reinforcement learning. A Neural-Fuzzy Actor-Critic Reinforcement Learning (NFACRL) method is then introduced for traffic signal control. NFACRL integrates fuzzy...

Xie, Yuanchang

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

352

System-Optimal Routing of Traffic Flows with User Constraints in Networks with Congestion  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The design of route-guidance systems faces a well-known dilemma. The approach that theoretically yields the system-optimal traffic pattern may discriminate against some users, for the sake of favoring ...

Jahn, Olaf

2004-12-10T23:59:59.000Z

353

Fact #668: March 28, 2011 Time Wasted Due to Traffic Congestion  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

According to the Texas Transportation Institute's latest study on traffic congestion, all urban areas have experienced increased congestion in the seventeen-year period from 1982 to 2009, but...

354

A tractable optimization framework for Air Traffic Flow Management addressing fairness, collaboration and stochasticity  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

We propose a tractable optimization framework for network Air Traffic Flow Management (ATFM) with an eye towards the future. The thesis addresses two issues in ATFM research: a) fairness and collaboration amongst airlines; ...

Gupta, Shubham, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

355

Model Reference Adaptive Control Framework for Real Time Traffic Management under Emergency Evacuation  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

to guide the real world traffic flow to evolve towards the desired states. Simulation studies provided, including nuclear plant crisis, hurricane, flooding, and fire, etc. For detailed discussions regarding

Ban, Xuegang "Jeff"

356

Childhood Cancer and Traffic-Related Air Pollution Exposure in Pregnancy and Early Life  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

exposure to traffic and nitrogen dioxide. Epidemiology 16(in Taiwan using nitrogen dioxide as an air pollutant marker.benzene and modeled nitrogen dioxide (NO 2 ) as a marker of

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

357

Evolution of domestic traffic and fares at the top 200 US airports between 1990 and 2008  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The main objective of this thesis is to analyze the evolution of domestic Origin- Destination (O-D) traffic and fares at the Top 200 airports in the United States between 1990 and 2008. The impetus behind this research is ...

Ben Abda, Mehdi

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

358

Study of the impact of rainfall on freeway traffic flow in Southeast China  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The purpose of this paper is to quantify the impact of rainfall on freeway traffic flow using toll station data and precipitation data. Five rainfall categories were classified based on precipitation intensity. Hourly traffic volume and travel times were retrieved and analysed in three spatial scales: at toll stations, on freeway sections between two toll stations, and on freeway corridors composed of multiple sections. Travel times for passenger cars in each rainfall category were studied and the impact of rainfall on traffic volume and travel time was quantified. The non-parametric Kruskal-Wallis test was performed to check the significance of difference among various categories.Calculated traffic volume reduction coefficients and travel time incremental coefficients for each rainfall category were compared with existing research results, which showed obvious differences. Potential causes are discussed to explain the discrepancy in coefficient values.

Saini Yang; Jiayuan Ye; Xuechi Zhang; Hao Liu

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

359

Real-time analysis of aggregate network traffic for anomaly detection  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The frequent and large-scale network attacks have led to an increased need for developing techniques for analyzing network traffic. If efficient analysis tools were available, it could become possible to detect the attacks, anomalies...

Kim, Seong Soo

2005-08-29T23:59:59.000Z

360

Evaluation of traffic operations at diamond interchanges using advanced actuated control  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This thesis documents an operational analysis of ographics. advanced actuated traffic control at signalized diamond interchanges. The study attempts to determine the benefits a "flexible'' phasing strategy provides to the interchange. Flexible...

Koonce, Peter John Vincent

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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


361

Fact #776: April 22, 2013 Fuel Savings from Attempts to Alleviate Traffic Congestion  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Despite the news that traffic congestion wasted nearly 2.9 billion gallons of fuel in 2011, fuel savings were achieved due to efforts to combat congestion. According to the Texas Transportation...

362

Microsoft Word - Cindy from Jim Prybylski office_notes on traffic...  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

am - 7 am. * Typical work week is Mon-Thur; therefore, traffic volumes on Fri, Sat, and Sun dependent on projects. Most of personnel likely associated with WSI (security) and...

363

Carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide concentrations in Santiago de Chile associated with traffic emissions  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

CO/CO2 ratios have been measured in different locations of Santiago de Chile city. Measurements were carried out in a tunnel (prevailing emissions from cars with catalytic converter) and close to heavy traffic st...

María A. Rubio; Irene Fuenzalida…

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

364

Assessing the Potential of Using Traffic Simulation Model Results for Evaluating Automatic Incident Detection Algorithms  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Assessing the Potential of Using Traffic Simulation Model Results for Evaluating Automatic Incident of such a test-bed would be the ability to incorporate synthetic data produced by a simulation model since

Hellinga, Bruce

365

Stochastic Traffic Engineering for Live Audio/Video Delivering over Energy-Limited Wireless Access Networks  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

We study the Stochastic Traffic Engineering (STE) problem arising from the support ... demanding live (e.g., real time) audio/video applications over unreliable IP-over-wireless...stochastic optimization problem,...

Nicola Cordeschi; Tatiana Patriarca; Enzo Baccarelli

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

366

BICYCLE SAFETY--WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Obey all traffic laws while riding your bike.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

942012 BICYCLE SAFETY--WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW · Obey all traffic laws while riding your bike. · According the California Vehicle Code, every person riding a bicycle upon a street or highway has all

Straight, Aaron

367

Environmental Quality: Air (Louisiana)  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The Department of Environmental Quality regulates air quality in Louisiana. The Department has an established a fee system for funding the monitoring, investigation and other activities required...

368

Quality Assurance Specialist  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The selectee will serve as a Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist within the Department of Energy Idaho Operations Office (DOE-ID). The Quality Assurance Specialist (QAS) provides specialized...

369

Active noise control of supersonic impinging jet using pulsed microjets  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This thesis concerns an active noise control of supersonic impinging jet flow using unsteady microjet injection. Supersonic impinging jet involves several problems such as lift loss, ground erosion, significant noise ...

Hong, Seung Hyuck

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

370

Characterization of classroom noise and noise control techniques and their effect on speech comprehension while learning.  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Classrooms have been shown to be prone to elevated occupied noise levels that reduce speech comprehension and inhibit learning. This presentation discusses a current study that includes three parts: (1) the characterization of masking invoked by noise commonly found in today’s classrooms (2) the formulation of a metric that intends to associate masking risk to noise features and (3) the attempt to quantify any increase in speech comprehension resulting from interior acoustic designs that aspire to reduce noise in occupied classrooms. Calibrated recordings made during classroom activities in 9 schools are post processed to allow noisecharacteristics to be rated based on attributes related to the noise source or type duration rate of recurrence spectra level envelope and peak energy. Binaural and monaural recordings are compared. Speech to noise ratios are statistically weighted over various time frames and activities in an attempt to refine reproducibility among different activities. All recordings were made in occupied rooms both before and after the various treatments were integrated. The results suggest that there are misconceptions in the literature in terms of today’s classroom design trends and a few novel principles emerged as being highly effective.

Sooch SanSouci; Line Guerra; Dick Campbell

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

371

Development of an actuated traffic control process utilizing real-time estimated volume feedbback  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

implement signal operating changes at an actuated traffic signal. The scope of the research dealt with only one traffic control sensor design configuration ? that of 60-foot stopline detection. The overall study results suggest that this design... 24 26 27 Basic Queueing Theory Model. TTI REL CID and Eagle Controller. . . TransLink Roadside Equipment Laboratory. Basic Isolated, Actuated Intersection Testbed. Advanced Isolated, Actuated Intersection Testbed. Eight-Phase, Dual-Ring, Quad...

Pacelli, Michael Joseph

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

372

An investigative study of automobile traffic accidents utilizing biorhythm theory for predictive value  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

AN INVESTIGATIVE STUDY OF AUTOMOBILE TRAFFIC ACCT. DENTS UTILIZING BIORHYTHM THEORY FOR PREDICTIVE VALUE A Thesis by OSCAR HENRY EGLY JR. Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirement... for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE May 1977 Major Subject: Industrial Engineering AN INVESTIGATIVE STUDY OF AUTOMOBILE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS UTILIZING BIORHYTHM THEORY FOR PREDICTIVE VALUE A Thesis by OSCAR HENRY EGLY JR. Approved as to style and content...

Egly, Oscar Henry

1977-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

373

Data Quality of Quality Measurement Experiments  

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

Data Quality of Quality Measurement Experiments Data Quality of Quality Measurement Experiments S. Bottone and S. Moore Mission Research Corporation Santa Barbara, California Introduction Quality Measurement Experiments (QME) are a special class of Value-Added Products (VAP). QMEs add value to Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program datastreams by providing for continuous assessment of the quality of incoming data based on internal consistency checks, comparisons between independent similar measurements, or comparisons between measurements and modeled results. Like any datastream, QME datastreams need to be checked for data quality. For each QME, we analyze a representative sample of files from the ARM data archive to determine 'typical' values of the QME variables. We then design outlier tests, specific to each variable, to be applied to

374

Active noise canceling system for mechanically cooled germanium radiation detectors  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A microphonics noise cancellation system and method for improving the energy resolution for mechanically cooled high-purity Germanium (HPGe) detector systems. A classical adaptive noise canceling digital processing system using an adaptive predictor is used in an MCA to attenuate the microphonics noise source making the system more deployable.

Nelson, Karl Einar; Burks, Morgan T

2014-04-22T23:59:59.000Z

375

MEASURING NOISE CORRELATION FOR IMPROVED VIDEO DENOISING Anil Kokaram  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

, white, noise sources. In practice this is almost always violated by real media. Film grain noise in archived video content, be it consumer digital camera or film orginated. As an example of how window side effect naturally led to the design of spatio-temporal noise reduction filters intro- duced

Tomkins, Andrew

376

Diesel knock noise from combustion phenomenon to perceived signals  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Diesel knock noise from combustion phenomenon to perceived signals O. Sauvagea , A. Lauracb , M for reducing Diesel knock are modifications of engine parameters used for controlling combustion processes-acoustic properties, throught its noticeable combustion noise (also called "Diesel knock"). Combustion noise generated

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

377

Separating Signal from Noise in Global Warming Bert W. Rust  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Separating Signal from Noise in Global Warming Bert W. Rust Reprinted from the CD Rust, B. W. (2003) "Separating Signal from Noise in Global Warming," Computing Science and Statistics, 35, 263-277. ­ or ­ Rust, B. W. (2003) "Separating Signal from Noise in Global Warming," Computing Science and Statistics, 35

Rust, Bert W.

378

Low frequency noise from MW wind turbines --mechanisms of generation  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Low frequency noise from MW wind turbines -- mechanisms of generation and its modeling Helge MW wind turbines -- mechanisms of generation and its modeling Department: Department of Wind Energy 3.6MW turbine 12 3.2 Noise as function of wind speed 12 3.3 Noise as function of rotor

379

Our Data, Ourselves: Privacy via Distributed Noise Generation  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Our Data, Ourselves: Privacy via Distributed Noise Generation Cynthia Dwork1 , Krishnaram of the noise generation is to create a distributed implemen- tation of the privacy-preserving statistical. The generation of Gaussian noise introduces a technique for distributing shares of many unbiased coins with fewer

Chang, Edward Y.

380

Empirical Bayes approach to improve wavelet thresholding for image noise  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Empirical Bayes approach to improve wavelet thresholding for image noise reduction Maarten Jansen thresholding for image noise reduction Maarten Jansen Adhemar Bultheel Report TW 296, October 1999 Department to improve wavelet thresholding for image noise reduction Maarten Jansen and Adhemar Bultheel Department

Jansen, Maarten

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


381

Parallel Imaging and Acceleration in the Johnson Noise Dominated Regime  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Parallel Imaging and Acceleration in the Johnson Noise Dominated Regime Cristen D. LaPierre1 receive coil in the parallel array. At low field, uncorrelated Johnson noise dominates, providing in the Johnson noise dominated regime. With the eight channel array, SENSE acceleration can be implemented

Rosen, Matthew S

382

Titel des Moduls : Geruschbekmpfung/ Noise and Vibration Control  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Titel des Moduls : Geräuschbekämpfung/ Noise and Vibration Control LP (nach ECTS): 6 Interne Kurzbe) Pflicht(P) / Wahl(W) Wahlpflicht(WP) Semester (WiSe/SoSe) Noise & Vibration Control VL 2 3 WP Wi. Springer-Verlag Berlin. ISBN 3-540-54473-9. 2. L.L. Beranek (ed.), 1971. Noise and Vibration Control. Mc

Berlin,Technische Universität

383

Comparison of predicted and measured noise levels for refinery units  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Predicting noise levels from new refinery units is a vital part of environmental assessment and designing units to meet noise limits. The accuracy of those noise predictions is a very important concern. The simplest way to assess the accuracy of predictions is to compare predicted and measured noise levels. This is usually difficult because measured levels are strongly affected by noise from adjacent units and by atmospheric effects on sound propagation. Further actual noise levels of significant sources often deviate from expected levels used in the noise prediction model. Thus to meaningfully compare predicted and measured levels the actual noise source levels for the major sources atmospheric conditions and noise levels from adjacent units must all be accounted for. Predicted and measured levels are compared for two large refinery units. Measurements were made at locations where noise from adjacent units has little effect and close enough so that atmospheric conditions have little impact on the measured levels. Measured operational noise levels of major sources were used to update the noise prediction model. Accuracy of the predictions is evaluated.

Frank H. Brittain; Mark M. Gmerek

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

384

Extremal shot noises, heavy tails and maxstable random fields.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Extremal shot noises, heavy tails and max­stable random fields. Clément Dombry # May 31, 2010 Abstract We consider the extremal shot noise defined by M(y) = sup{mh(y - x); (x, m) # #}, where function. Extremal shot noises naturally appear in extreme value theory as a model for spatial extremes

Recanati, Catherine

385

Quantum-noise quenching in quantum tweezers  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The efficiency of extracting single atoms or molecules from an ultracold bosonic reservoir is theoretically investigated for a protocol based on lasers, coupling the hyperfine state in which the atoms form a condensate to another stable state, in which the atom experiences a tight potential in the regime of collisional blockade, the quantum tweezers. The transfer efficiency into the single-atom ground state of the tight trap is fundamentally limited by the collective modes of the condensate, which are thermally and dynamically excited and constitute the ultimate noise sources. This quantum noise can be quenched for sufficiently long laser pulses, thereby achieving high efficiencies, and showing that this protocol can be applied for quantum information processing based on tweezer traps for neutral atoms.

Zippilli, Stefano; Lutz, Eric; Morigi, Giovanna; Schleich, Wolfgang

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

386

Influence of refraction on wind turbine noise  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

A semi-empirical method is applied to calculate the time-average sound level of wind turbine noise generation and propagation. Both are affected by wind shear refraction. Under upwind conditions the partially ensonified zone separates the fully ensonified zone (close to the turbine) and the shadow zone (far away from the turbine). Refraction is described in terms of the wind speed linear profile fitted to the power law profile. The rotating blades are treated as a two-dimensional circular source in the vertical plane. Inside the partially ensonified zone the effective A-weighted sound power decreases to zero when the receiver moves from the turbine toward the shadow zone. The presented results would be useful in practical applications to give a quick estimate of the effect of refraction on wind turbine noise.

Makarewicz, Rufin

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

387

Active Learning in Heteroscedastic Noise $ Andras Antosa  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

. Introduction Consider the problem of production quality assurance in a factory equipped with a number propose an incremental algorithm that asymptotically achieves the same loss as an optimal rule. We prove of machines that output products of different quality. The qual- ity of production can be monitored

Szepesvari, Csaba

388

Nonequilibrium noise in electrophoresis: the microion wind  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

We analyze theoretically the dynamics of a single colloidal particle in an externally applied electric field. The thermal motions of microions lead to an anisotropic, nonequilibrium source of noise, pro- portional to the field, in the effective Langevin equation for the colloid. The fluctuation-dissipation ratio depends strongly on frequency, and the colloid if displaced from its steady-state position relaxes with a velocity not proportional to the gradient of the logarithm of the steady-state probability.

Suropriya Saha; Sriram Ramaswamy

2009-07-02T23:59:59.000Z

389

Wood Quality: The Effects  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Wood Quality: The Effects of Planting Density and Thinning Eini C. Lowell PNW Research Station wood quality? By volume, characteristic, product? #12;http://jilldenton.files.wordpress.com/2007, faster #12;What is it that defines wood quality?What is it that defines wood quality? Density: earlywood

390

Track 9: Quality Assurance  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

ISM Workshop Presentations Knoxville Convention Center, Knoxville, TN August 2009 Track 9: Quality Assurance

391

Separate determination of PM10 emission factors of road traffic for tailpipe emissions and emissions from abrasion and resuspension processes  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Little is known about the relevance of mechanically produced particles of road traffic from abrasion and resuspension processes in relation to the exhaust pipe particles. In this paper, emission factors of PM10 and PM1 for light and heavy-duty vehicles were derived for different representative traffic regimes from concentration differences of particles and nitrogen oxides (NOx) in ambient air upwind and downwind of busy roads, or alternatively of kerbsides and nearby background sites. Hereby, PM1 was interpreted as direct exhaust emissions and PM10-PM1 as mechanically produced emissions from abrasion and resuspension processes. The results show that abrasion and resuspension processes represent a significant part of the total primary PM10 emissions of road traffic. At sites with relatively undisturbed traffic flow they are in the same range as the exhaust pipe emissions. At sites with disturbed traffic flow due to traffic lights, emissions from abrasion/resuspension are even higher than those from the exhaust pipes.

Robert Gehrig; Matz Hill; Brigitte Buchmann; David Imhof; Ernest Weingartner; Urs Baltensperger

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

392

Impacts of Vessel Noise Perturbations on the Resident Sperm Whale Population in the Gulf of Mexico  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

RESPONSE TO NOISE ........... 92 VII FRAMEWORK FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF MARINE NOISE POLLUTION ....................................................................................... 101 Regional Framework for Noise... Pollution Management ................ 102 Nation-State Provisions .................................................................. 106 International Framework for Noise Pollution Management .......... 112 Proposed Guidelines...

Azzara, Alyson

2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

393

A Brief Review of Known Effects of Noise on Marine Mammals  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of noise from an oil drilling platform. Zoo Biology, 9, 393-after playbacks of oil drilling platform noise to captive

Weilgart, Linda S.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

394

Traffic Trends: Drivers and Measures of Cost-Effective and Energy-Efficient Technologies and Architectures for Backbone Optical Networks  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

We examine trends and characteristics of the traffic, systems, and architectures of backbone optical networks to illustrate baselines, future requirements, and possible metrics to...

Korotky, Steven K

395

Management processes in U.S. air traffic management modernization : a study of global navigation satellite system development  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This thesis investigates organization and management issues associated with the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) efforts to modernize the nation's Air Traffic Management (ATM) system. Focus is placed specifically ...

Sandvig, John H.

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

396

Distributed Vehicular Traffic Congestion Detection Algorithm for Urban Environments  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

challenges, and increasing pollution in the cities. Current intelligent transport systems and vehicular congestion also affects the quality of life and the environment, by causing pollution which has well different ways of infotainment, such as internet access, gaming and advertisement. These applications

Rakocevic, Veselin

397

CO{sub 2} dial transmitter/receiver noise characterization and related correlated noise issues  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Our approach concerning the development of hard target return CO{sub 2} DIAL transmitter/receiver systems is two phased- (i) through analysis and experiment, develop a fundamental understanding of the transmitter/receiver physics specific to DIAL systems and (ii) apply these fundamentals in the development of optimal performance DIAL transmitter/receiver systems. We present our progress and results towards these objectives with the following topics addressed: A general overview of the DIAL transmitter/receiver system characterization effort with a focus on transceiver noise processes. The effects of correlated noise on DIAL performance, especially those effecting statistical convergence over long sample structures, is , introduced. And, preliminary measurements of a low-noise, ``white`` receiver prototype are presented.

Cooke, B.; Schmitt, M.; Goeller, R.; Czuchlewski, S.; Fuller, K.; Olivas, N.; Laubscher, B.; Sander, R.

1996-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

398

Theory of Steady?State Urban Noise for an Ideal Homogeneous City  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The city is treated as a plane surface with many identical sound sources (motor vehicles) randomly distributed over its area. The mean energy density at any point in the plane is expressed in terms of the individual source strength the average number of sources per unit area N the atmospheric absorption constant ? and a shielding factor F associated primarily with obstacles in the transmission path. To obtain the steady?state (median) energy density a central cell containing a single discrete “local” vehicle is identified and treated separately from the rest of the distribution. Graphs and tables of steady?state level and energy density as functions of N and ? are given for the homogeneous infinite city the city of finite size and the traffic?free zone within a city. The theory indicates that the spreading of urban noise is determined by a characteristic distance with a typical value of 0.25 km. The observed octave?band sound?pressure levels from 31.5 to 4000 Hz at one location in Ottawa are compared with calculated levels based on statistical data for vehicle source strength estimates of vehicle density and known atmospheric absorption constants. The differences are consistent with a shielding factor of 15 dB which is in good agreement with measurements of sound transmission in urban areas reported by others. The shielding factor has an effective value substantially independent of frequency.

E. A. G. Shaw; N. Olson

1972-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

399

Macroscopic traffic flow modelling and ramp metering control using Matlab/Simulink  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Computer programs to simulate traffic flow offer an opportunity to evaluate new strategies for reducing delays, congestion, fuel consumption and pollution. This paper describes a Statistical Traffic Model or STM, which is based on accepted macro-modelling concepts, such as the conservation of vehicles and the fundamental traffic diagram. In this case, the model is constructed using the well known Matlab/Simulink™ software package, so providing an integrated approach for data processing, graphical presentation of data, control system design and macroscopic simulation in one straightforward to use, widely available environment. To illustrate the methodology, the STM is applied to a section of the M3/M27 Ramp Metering Pilot Scheme in the UK. This Highways Agency sponsored project, based in the Southampton area, utilises traffic lights at the on-ramp entrances to regulate access to the main carriageway of the motorway, in an attempt to maintain flow close to the capacity. The paper utilises the model to help design a locally-coordinated ramp metering algorithm, based on proportional-integral-plus (PIP) control methods. In this manner, the STM proves particularly valuable for the application of multi-objective optimisation techniques in the design of new traffic management systems.

C James Taylor; Paul G McKenna; Peter C Young; Arun Chotai; Mike Mackinnon

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

400

Improving Indoor Environmental Quality and Energy Performance of Modular  

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

Indoor Environmental Quality and Energy Performance of Modular Indoor Environmental Quality and Energy Performance of Modular Classroom HVAC Systems Title Improving Indoor Environmental Quality and Energy Performance of Modular Classroom HVAC Systems Publication Type Conference Proceedings Year of Publication 2005 Authors Apte, Michael G., Michael Spears, Chi-Ming Lai, and Derek G. Shendell Conference Name Proceedings of Sustainable Buildings 2005 Conference Pagination 1432-1437 Conference Location Tokyo, Japan, September 27-29, 2005 Abstract The factory-built relocatable classroom (RC) is a dominant force in the school facility construction industry in the United States (U.S.) and elsewhere. It is estimated that there are approximately 650,000 RCs currently occupied in the U.S., housing about 16 million students. RCs receive public attention due to complaints about poor indoor environmental quality (IEQ). Both measured data and anecdotal evidence in California have suggested excessive acoustical noise from heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment as a central factor leading to degraded IEQ. In the U.S., RCs are typically equipped with unitary exterior wall-mount HVAC systems, and interior acoustical noise due to structural and airborne transmission can reach levels of about 58dB(A) with compressor cycling, under unoccupied conditions. Due to these noise levels teachers often simply choose to turn off the HVAC, leading to inadequate ventilation, as well as poor thermal conditioning, and thus to poor indoor air quality. Elevated levels of carbon dioxide and volatile organic compounds including formaldehyde are common. We discuss the acoustic component of our efforts to develop and test energy efficient HVAC systems that address the ventilation, controls, and acoustic requirements necessary to ensure high quality indoor environments in RCs

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


401

Noise control versus shock and vibration engineering  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Noise control and shock and vibration engineering have many fundamentals in common and many analogous practical constraints. Yet in many respects they tend to be opposite in methodology philosophy and past history. The present discussion is an attempt to present the point of view of the practicing engineer in either field who has some perspective on the historical origins of his art. It focuses on aspects that epitomize the practical objectives of such engineers plus any administrators lawyers etc. who may also be involved in team efforts. For noise control the aspects chosen are establishment of regulations monitoring and design or other actions intended to bring about compliance with regulations. For shock and vibration engineering they are establishment of environmental specifications to ensure reliability environmental testing in accordance with these and design or redesign to bring about compliance with test requirements and also (we hope) to bring about reliability without severe penalties in weight schedule or cost. This is not to say that these aspects in their barest sense represent all the technology or methodology that is pertinent or even that these limited aspects will be treated comprehensively. It is almost self?evident that the Acoustical Society of America should and does maintain beneficial relationship with medical psychological mechanical engineering and other societies that report their particular developing lore of fundamentals and some practical information from their particular viewpoint. The Acoustical Society is an important part of this spectrum by virtue of its interdisciplinary coverage extending through materials dynamics sound instrumentation and electronics to speech and hearing. But it is also worthwhile for the ASA by whatever means are available to sample the flavor of various disciplines as unified and value?weighted in accordance with typical practical objectives. For this reason the developing beneficial relationships with the Institute of Noise Control (INCE) and the Shock and Vibration Information Center (SVIC) will become increasingly important.

Charles T. Morrow

1974-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

402

Experimental noise filtering by quantum control  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Instabilities due to extrinsic interference are routinely faced in systems engineering, and a common solution is to rely on a broad class of $\\textit{filtering}$ techniques in order to afford stability to intrinsically unstable systems. For instance, electronic systems are frequently designed to incorporate electrical filters composed of, $\\textit{e.g.}$ RLC components, in order to suppress the effects of out-of-band fluctuations that interfere with desired performance. Quantum coherent systems are now moving to a level of complexity where challenges associated with realistic time-dependent noise are coming to the fore. Unfortunately, standard control solutions involving feedback are generally impossible due to the strictures of quantum mechanics, and existing error-suppressing gate constructions generally rely on unphysical bang-bang controls or quasi-static error models that do not reflect realistic laboratory environments. In this work we use the theory of quantum control engineering and experiments with trapped $^{171}$Yb$^{+}$ ions to demonstrate the construction of novel $\\textit{noise filters}$ which are specifically designed to mitigate the effect of realistic time-dependent fluctuations on qubits \\emph{during useful operations}. Starting with desired filter characteristics and the Walsh basis functions, we use a combination of analytic design rules and numeric search to construct time-domain noise filters tailored to a desired state transformation. Our results validate the generalized filter-transfer function framework for arbitrary quantum control operations, and demonstrate that it can be leveraged as an effective and efficient tool for developing novel robust control protocols.

A. Soare; H. Ball; D. Hayes; J. Sastrawan; M. C. Jarratt; J. J. McLoughlin; X. Zhen; T. J. Green; M. J. Biercuk

2014-04-03T23:59:59.000Z

403

OLYMPIC AIR QUALITY QUESTIONABLE  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

OLYMPIC AIR QUALITY QUESTIONABLE ... Athletes GOING FOR GOLD worry about Beijing’s air ... Atmospheric chemists say the air quality during the Beijing Games literally rests on which direction the winds blow. ...

RACHEL PETKEWICH

2008-07-28T23:59:59.000Z

404

Quality Assurance Program  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Formal EM policy on the use of the corporate Quality Assurance Program (EM-QA-001 Rev. 1) to ensure all EM projects utilize a consistent quality assurance approach.

405

U-091: cURL Lets Remote Users Decrypt SSL/TLS Traffic | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

91: cURL Lets Remote Users Decrypt SSL/TLS Traffic 91: cURL Lets Remote Users Decrypt SSL/TLS Traffic U-091: cURL Lets Remote Users Decrypt SSL/TLS Traffic January 30, 2012 - 6:45am Addthis PROBLEM: A vulnerability was reported in cURL. PLATFORM: Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any) : Version(s): 7.10.6 through 7.23.1 ABSTRACT: A remote user can decrypt SSL/TLS sessions in certain cases. reference LINKS: CVE-2011-3389 SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1026587 Vendor Advisory IMPACT ASSESSMENT: Moderate Discussion: A remote user with the ability to conduct a man-in-the-middle attack can decrypt SSL/TLS sessions. The SSL protocol, as used in certain configurations in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, and other products, encrypts data by using CBC mode with chained initialization vectors, which allows

406

High-speed and high-fidelity system and method for collecting network traffic  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A system is provided for the high-speed and high-fidelity collection of network traffic. The system can collect traffic at gigabit-per-second (Gbps) speeds, scale to terabit-per-second (Tbps) speeds, and support additional functions such as real-time network intrusion detection. The present system uses a dedicated operating system for traffic collection to maximize efficiency, scalability, and performance. A scalable infrastructure and apparatus for the present system is provided by splitting the work performed on one host onto multiple hosts. The present system simultaneously addresses the issues of scalability, performance, cost, and adaptability with respect to network monitoring, collection, and other network tasks. In addition to high-speed and high-fidelity network collection, the present system provides a flexible infrastructure to perform virtually any function at high speeds such as real-time network intrusion detection and wide-area network emulation for research purposes.

Weigle, Eric H. (Los Alamos, NM)

2010-08-24T23:59:59.000Z

407

Directional noise and correlation of signal and noise variability in the ASIAEX South China Sea Experiment  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

As part of the 2001 ASIAEX South China Sea experiment known acoustic signals and noise were recorded for 16 days with co?located horizontal and vertical receiving arrays in 120?m depth water at the edge of the continental shelf. The location was south of China and southwest of Taiwan. Vertical and horizontal directionality of both signals and noise can be estimated using the two arrays. Directionality can be linked to vertical mode bandwidth. Furthermore because of mode stripping effects it can indicate the amount of mode coupling in the vicinity of the receiver. Previously arrival time and total energy of the signals have been shown to respond to the strong nonlinear internal waves and internal tides of the area. Here we investigate the response of noiseenergy and directionality to the waves and compare with the response of signal energy and directionality. The results can be compared to the Shelfbreak PRIMER experiment in the Mid?Atlantic Bight where signal and noise parameters recorded with a VLA were correlated. Correlation of signal and noise violates assumptions used in many signal processing algorithms.

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

408

Using multi-agent negotiation techniques for the autonomous resolution of air traffic conflicts  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

is not sufficient to avoid conflict and that any model that is to be used in a real traffic situation must have the explicit capacity to resolve conflicts between multiple aircraft. [4] Tomlin, Pappas and Sastry have published a number of papers on automated air 7... that preserves separation regardless of the actions of the other plane. [13][14][15] Kosecka, Tomlin, Pappas and Sastry have also done work to apply methods from the field of robotics to the problem of air traffic management. There have been a large number...

Wollkind, Steven Robert

2005-02-17T23:59:59.000Z

409

An evaluation of the operating effectiveness of a computer-controlled traffic network  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

to an inter- section of a heavy-volume, high speed traffic artery with a rela- tively lightly traveled minor road or street, and it works well when street capacity is not a critical problem. (14) Semi-actuated equipment operates with detectors on minor... to an inter- section of a heavy-volume, high speed traffic artery with a rela- tively lightly traveled minor road or street, and it works well when street capacity is not a critical problem. (14) Semi-actuated equipment operates with detectors on minor...

De Steiguer, Allen Louis

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

410

Simultaneous Measurement of On-Road Vehicle Emissions and Traffic Flow Using Remote Sensing and an Area-Wide  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

, headway, vehicle type) were simultaneously measured using a video-based area-wide traffic detection system collected via conventional and advanced vehicle monitoring systems. The project is sponsored1 Simultaneous Measurement of On-Road Vehicle Emissions and Traffic Flow Using Remote Sensing

Frey, H. Christopher

411

A real-time GIS for the analysis of a traffic system C. Claramunt, E. Peytchev and A. Bargiela  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

A real-time GIS for the analysis of a traffic system C. Claramunt, E. Peytchev and A. Bargiela describes a prototype development of a new system for the integration of real-time traffic data within a GIS in which systems are designed and used in many application fields. Geographical Information Systems (GIS

Bargiela, Andrzej

412

Traffic-related air pollution and health co-benefits of alternative transport in Adelaide, South Australia  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

AbstractBackground Motor vehicle emissions contribute nearly a quarter of the world's energy-related greenhouse gases and cause non-negligible air pollution, primarily in urban areas. Changing people's travel behaviour towards alternative transport is an efficient approach to mitigate harmful environmental impacts caused by a large number of vehicles. Such a strategy also provides an opportunity to gain health co-benefits of improved air quality and enhanced physical activities. This study aimed at quantifying co-benefit effects of alternative transport use in Adelaide, South Australia. Method We made projections for a business-as-usual scenario for 2030 with alternative transport scenarios. Separate models including air pollution models and comparative risk assessment health models were developed to link alternative transport scenarios with possible environmental and health benefits. Results In the study region with an estimated population of 1.4 million in 2030, by shifting 40% of vehicle kilometres travelled (VKT) by passenger vehicles to alternative transport, annual average urban PM2.5 would decline by approximately 0.4 ?g/m3 compared to business-as-usual, resulting in net health benefits of an estimated 13 deaths/year prevented and 118 disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) prevented per year due to improved air quality. Further health benefits would be obtained from improved physical fitness through active transport (508 deaths/year prevented, 6569 DALYs/year prevented), and changes in traffic injuries (21 deaths and, 960 \\{DALYs\\} prevented). Conclusion Although uncertainties remain, our findings suggest that significant environmental and health benefits are possible if alternative transport replaces even a relatively small portion of car trips. The results may provide assistance to various government organisations and relevant service providers and promote collaboration in policy-making, city planning and infrastructure establishment.

Ting Xia; Monika Nitschke; Ying Zhang; Pushan Shah; Shona Crabb; Alana Hansen

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

413

Review of Subcritical Source-Driven Noise Analysis Measurements  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Subcritical source-driven noise measurements are simultaneous Rossia and randomly pulsed neutron measurements that provide measured quantities that can be related to the subcritical neutron multiplication factor. In fact, subcritical source-driven noise measurements should be performed in lieu of Rossia measurements because of the additional information that is obtained from noise measurements such as the spectral ratio and the coherence functions. The basic understanding of source-driven noise analysis measurements can be developed from a point reactor kinetics model to demonstrate how the measured quantities relate to the subcritical neutron multiplication factor.

Valentine, T.E.

1999-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

414

Beneficial role of noise in artificial neural networks  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

We demonstrate enhancement of neural networks efficacy to recognize frequency encoded signals and/or to categorize spatial patterns of neural activity as a result of noise addition. For temporal information recovery, noise directly added to the receiving neurons allow instantaneous improvement of signal-to-noise ratio [Monterola and Saloma, Phys. Rev. Lett. 2002]. For spatial patterns however, recurrence is necessary to extend and homogenize the operating range of a feed-forward neural network [Monterola and Zapotocky, Phys. Rev. E 2005]. Finally, using the size of the basin of attraction of the networks learned patterns (dynamical fixed points), a procedure for estimating the optimal noise is demonstrated.

Monterola, Christopher [National Institute of Physics, University of the Philippines 1101 Diliman Quezon City (Philippines); Max-Planck Institut fuer Physik Komplexer Systeme Noethnitzerstrasse 38, 01187, Dresden (Germany); Saloma, Caesar [National Institute of Physics, University of the Philippines 1101 Diliman Quezon City (Philippines); Zapotocky, Martin [Max-Planck Institut fuer Physik Komplexer Systeme Noethnitzerstrasse 38, 01187, Dresden (Germany)

2008-06-18T23:59:59.000Z

415

Computational Modeling of Propeller Noise: NASA SR-7A propeller.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

??The aerospace industry has been concerned with propeller noise levels for years. This interest is two-fold: government regulation and comfort in cabin. This report attempts… (more)

Moussa, Karim

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

416

Mixed noise removal by weighted low rank model  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract Mixed noise removal has been a challenging task due to the complex noise distribution. One representative type of mixed noise is the additive white Gaussian noise (AWGN) coupled with impulse noise (IN). Most mixed noise removal methods first detect and restore impulse pixels using median-type filters, and then perform AWGN removal. Such mixed noise removal methods, however, are less effective in preserving image structures, and tend to over-smooth image details. In this paper, we present a novel mixed noise removal method by proposing a weighted low rank model (WLRM). By grouping image nonlocal similar patches as a matrix, we reconstruct the clean image by finding the weighted low rank approximation or representation of the matrix. IN can be well suppressed by the adaptive weight setting, while the image global structure and local edges can be well preserved via the low rank model fitting. The weight setting and low rank model fitting are jointly optimized in WLRM. Our experiments validate that WLRM leads to very promising mixed noise removal results in terms of both quantitative measure and visual perception.

Jielin Jiang; Jian Yang; Yan Cui; Lei Luo

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

417

Very low noise cryogenic receivers and measurement electronics.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

??The purpose of this thesis was to develop very low noise cryogenic receivers and related high accuracy measurement setups to validate the operation of the… (more)

Sjöman, Pekka

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

418

Digital halftoning by means of green-noise masks  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

We introduce a novel technique for generating green-noise halftones—stochastic dither patterns composed of homogeneously distributed pixel clusters. Although techniques employing error...

Lau, Daniel L; Arce, Gonzalo R; Gallagher, Neal C

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

419

Hawaii Guide for Filing Community Noise Variance Applications...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

for completing Noise Variance Applications. Author State of Hawaii Department of Health Published State of Hawaii, 072013 DOI Not Provided Check for DOI availability: http:...

420

Hawaii Application for Community Noise Variance (DOH Form) |...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Application for Community Noise Variance Organization State of Hawaii Department of Health Published Publisher Not Provided, 072013 DOI Not Provided Check for DOI availability:...

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


421

Hawaii Application for Community Noise Permit (DOH Form CNP)...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Application for Community Noise Permit Organization State of Hawaii Department of Health Published Publisher Not Provided, 012008 DOI Not Provided Check for DOI availability:...

422

Integration of Noise and Coda Correlation Data into Kinematic...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Integration of Noise and Coda Correlation Data into Kinematic and Waveform Inversions Fracture Network and Fluid Flow Imaging for EGS Applications from Multi-Dimensional Electrical...

423

Noise and Vibration Control of Combustion Engine Vehicles.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

??Noise and vibrations have over the last two decades been regarded as significant environmental health problems. Regulations regarding acoustic as well as vibration levels have… (more)

Winberg, Mathias

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

424

Enabling Green Energy and Propulsion Systems via Direct Noise...  

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

Umesh Paliath, GE Global Research; Joe Insley, Argonne National Laboratory Enabling Green Energy and Propulsion Systems via Direct Noise Computation PI Name: Umesh Paliath PI...

425

Enabling Green Energy and Propulsion Systems via Direct Noise...  

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

GE propulsion systems Enabling Green Energy and Propulsion Systems via Direct Noise Computation PI Name: Umesh Paliath PI Email: paliath@ge.com Institution: GE Global Research...

426

Three-dimensional anisotropic adaptive filtering of projection data for noise reduction in cone beam CT  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Purpose: The combination of quickly rotating C-arm gantry with digital flat panel has enabled the acquisition of three-dimensional data (3D) in the interventional suite. However, image quality is still somewhat limited since the hardware has not been optimized for CT imaging. Adaptive anisotropic filtering has the ability to improve image quality by reducing the noise level and therewith the radiation dose without introducing noticeable blurring. By applying the filtering prior to 3D reconstruction, noise-induced streak artifacts are reduced as compared to processing in the image domain. Methods: 3D anisotropic adaptive filtering was used to process an ensemble of 2D x-ray views acquired along a circular trajectory around an object. After arranging the input data into a 3D space (2D projections + angle), the orientation of structures was estimated using a set of differently oriented filters. The resulting tensor representation of local orientation was utilized to control the anisotropic filtering. Low-pass filtering is applied only along structures to maintain high spatial frequency components perpendicular to these. The evaluation of the proposed algorithm includes numerical simulations, phantom experiments, and in-vivo data which were acquired using an AXIOM Artis dTA C-arm system (Siemens AG, Healthcare Sector, Forchheim, Germany). Spatial resolution and noise levels were compared with and without adaptive filtering. A human observer study was carried out to evaluate low-contrast detectability. Results: The adaptive anisotropic filtering algorithm was found to significantly improve low-contrast detectability by reducing the noise level by half (reduction of the standard deviation in certain areas from 74 to 30 HU). Virtually no degradation of high contrast spatial resolution was observed in the modulation transfer function (MTF) analysis. Although the algorithm is computationally intensive, hardware acceleration using Nvidia's CUDA Interface provided an 8.9-fold speed-up of the processing (from 1336 to 150 s). Conclusions: Adaptive anisotropic filtering has the potential to substantially improve image quality and/or reduce the radiation dose required for obtaining 3D image data using cone beam CT.

Maier, Andreas; Wigstroem, Lars; Hofmann, Hannes G.; Hornegger, Joachim; Zhu Lei; Strobel, Norbert; Fahrig, Rebecca [Department of Radiology, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305 (United States); Department of Radiology, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305 (United States) and Center for Medical Image Science and Visualization, Linkoeping University, Linkoeping (Sweden); Pattern Recognition Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, 91054, Erlangen (Germany); Nuclear and Radiological Engineering and Medical Physics Programs, George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia 30332 (United States); Siemens AG Healthcare, Forchheim 91301 (Germany); Department of Radiology, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305 (United States)

2011-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

427

An integrated low phase noise radiation-pressure-driven optomechanical oscillator chipset  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

High-quality frequency references are the cornerstones in position, navigation and timing applications of both scientific and commercial domains. Optomechanical oscillators, with direct coupling to continuous-wave light and non-material-limited f Q product, are long regarded as a potential platform for frequency reference in radio-frequency-photonic architectures. However, one major challenge is the compatibility with standard CMOS fabrication processes while maintaining optomechanical high quality performance. Here we demonstrate the monolithic integration of photonic crystal optomechanical oscillators and on-chip high speed Ge detectors based on the silicon CMOS platform. With the generation of both high harmonics (up to 59th order) and subharmonics (down to 1/4), our chipset provides multiple frequency tones for applications in both frequency multipliers and dividers. The phase noise is measured down to -125 dBc/Hz at 10 kHz offset at ~ 400 {\\mu}W dropped-in powers, one of the lowest noise optomechanical o...

Luan, X; Li, Y; McMillan, J F; Zheng, J; Huang, S -W; Hsieh, P -C; Gu, T; Wang, D; Hati, A; Howe, D A; Wen, G; Yu, M; Lo, G; Kwong, D -L; Wong, C W

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

428

Aviation environmental policy effects on national- and regional-scale air quality, noise, and climate impacts  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The continued growth of the aviation industry poses a challenge to policy-makers and industry stakeholders as each decision represents a trade-off on efficiency, equity, and environmental impact. The Aviation environmental ...

Wolfe, Philip J. (Philip James)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

429

> REPLACE THIS LINE WITH YOUR PAPER IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (DOUBLE-CLICK HERE TO EDIT) < 1 Abstract--Self-organizing traffic jams are known to occur in  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of self-organizing traffic jams. Specifically, the effect of ACC penetration rate on critical vehicle the question of how an increase in penetration of ACC-enabled vehicles in highway traffic alters the dynamics-form analytical solution helps simplify the study of the impact of increased ACC penetration on traffic flow

Brennan, Sean

430

Fossil Biodiversity: Red Noise Plus Signal  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

We have examined the Fourier power spectrum as well as the Hurst exponent of extinction, origination, and total biodiversity in the marine fossil record, using a recently improved geologic timescale. We find all of them strongly inconsistent with past claims of self-similarity as well as inconsistent with random walk behavior. Instead, they are dominated by low-frequency power, with approximate f^-2 power over one decade in frequency. The spectrum turns over at about 10^8 y, lending plausibility to connections with galactic dynamics. Even in the background of this low-frequency dominance, a previously noted 62 My biodiversity cycle stands out with better than 99% confidence above the noise level, accounting for about 35% of the total variance in the fossil biodiversity record.

Adrian L. Melott; Bruce S. Lieberman

2006-06-14T23:59:59.000Z

431

Fossil Biodiversity: Red Noise Plus Signal  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

We have examined the Fourier power spectrum as well as the Hurst exponent of extinction, origination, and total biodiversity in the marine fossil record, using a recently improved geologic timescale. We find all of them strongly inconsistent with past claims of self-similarity as well as inconsistent with random walk behavior. Instead, they are dominated by low-frequency power, with approximate f^-2 power over one decade in frequency. The spectrum turns over at about 10^5 y, lending plausibility to connections with galactic dynamics. Even in the background of this low-frequency dominance, a previously noted 62 My biodiversity cycle stands out with better than 99% confidence above the noise level, accounting for about 35% of the total variance in the fossil biodiversity record.

Melott, A L; Melott, Adrian L.; Lieberman, Bruce S.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

432

Quantum-noise quenching in atomic tweezers  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The efficiency of extracting single atoms or molecules from an ultracold bosonic reservoir is theoretically investigated for a protocol based on lasers, coupling the hyperfine state in which the atoms form a condensate to another stable state, in which the atom experiences a tight potential in the regime of collisional blockade, the quantum tweezers. The transfer efficiency into the single-atom ground state of the tight trap is fundamentally limited by the collective modes of the condensate, which are thermally and dynamically excited. The noise due to these excitations can be quenched for sufficiently long laser pulses, thereby achieving high efficiencies. These results show that this protocol can be applied to initializing a quantum register based on tweezer traps for neutral atoms.

Zippilli, Stefano [Departament de Fisica, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, E-08193 Bellaterra (Spain); Theoretische Physik, Universitaet des Saarlandes, D-66041 Saarbruecken (Germany); Fachbereich Physik and Research Center OPTIMAS, Technische Universitaet Kaiserslautern, D-67663 Kaiserslautern (Germany); Mohring, Bernd; Schleich, Wolfgang [Institut fuer Quantenphysik, Universitaet Ulm, D-89081 Ulm (Germany); Lutz, Eric [Department of Physics, University of Augsburg, D-86135 Augsburg (Germany); Morigi, Giovanna [Departament de Fisica, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, E-08193 Bellaterra (Spain); Theoretische Physik, Universitaet des Saarlandes, D-66041 Saarbruecken (Germany)

2011-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

433

Quantum-noise quenching in atomic tweezers  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The efficiency of extracting single atoms or molecules from an ultracold bosonic reservoir is theoretically investigated for a protocol based on lasers, coupling the hyperfine state in which the atoms form a condensate to another stable state, in which the atom experiences a tight potential in the regime of collisional blockade, the quantum tweezers. The transfer efficiency into the single-atom ground state of the tight trap is fundamentally limited by the collective modes of the condensate, which are thermally and dynamically excited. The noise due to these excitations can be quenched for sufficiently long laser pulses, thereby achieving high efficiencies. These results show that this protocol can be applied for initializing a quantum register based on tweezer traps for neutral atoms.

Stefano Zippilli; Bernd Mohring; Eric Lutz; Giovanna Morigi; Wolfgang Schleich

2011-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

434

Investigation of noise sources in SQUID electronics  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The performance of SQUID-based electronics outside a laboratory-controlled environment may be degraded from that found in laboratory operation. Investigations on superconducting tubes, wires, and sheets have been conducted to identify contributions to such noise. Results have been obtained for bulk and thin film samples utilizing both the conventional low temperature materials, as well as the new high temperature oxide materials. Experiments have been conducted to quantify flux redistribution and flux motion in superconducting samples subjected to temperature changes, temperature gradients, and magnetic field gradients. These investigations have been conducted at magnetic fields typical of many SQUID applications, with field intensities much smaller than the critical values H/sub cl/. Penetration depth effects, flux pinning effects, and flux motion effects have been observed. The various types of experiments conducted along with specific results are described.

Clem, T.R.; Goldstein, M.J.; Purpura, J.W.; Allen, L.H.; Claassen, J.H.; Gubser, D.U.; Wolf, S.A.

1989-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

435

Best Practices for Rural Traffic Safety Webinar Series TZD Toward Zero Deaths: the National Strategy on  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

to the Decade of Action New areas: SAFETY CULTURE, TECHNOLOGY, PUBLIC HEALTH #12;17 HOW Can We Achieve and SAFETY CULTURE #12;18 Safety Culture--the Real Solution Individual roles, organizational rolesWEBINAR Best Practices for Rural Traffic Safety Webinar Series TZD Toward Zero Deaths: the National

Minnesota, University of

436

The Partially Stopped Leaky Bucket: An Efficient Traffic Regulator with Constant  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

1 The Partially Stopped Leaky Bucket: An Efficient Traffic Regulator with Constant Time Implementation Florin Ciucu, Brian L. Mark , and Robert Simon Lab. of Cooperative Work Environment Dept. of Computer Science Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering School of Information Technology

Ciucu, Florin

437

Adaptive Energy Saving Scheme for Downlink Elastic Traffic in Wireless Networks  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Adaptive Energy Saving Scheme for Downlink Elastic Traffic in Wireless Networks Jongwook Lee, we propose several adaptive energy saving schemes that consider throughput and energy saving simultaneously. The proposed schemes are designed for an efficient tradeoff between throughput and energy saving

Bahk, Saewoong

438

NASA/TM-2010-216706 Formal Verification of Air Traffic  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

June 2010 NASA/TM-2010-216706 Formal Verification of Air Traffic Conflict Prevention Bands Ecole polytechnique, France #12;NASA STI Program . . . in Profile Since its founding, NASA has been dedicated to the advancement of aeronautics and space science. The NASA scientific and technical information

Narkawicz, Anthony J.

439

Transient Analysis of Data Traffic in Cognitive Radio Networks: A Non-equilibrium Statistical  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

efficiency of spectrum utilization. In cognitive radio systems, a secondary user (without license) can access a licensed spectrum channel if there is no primary user (with license) transmitting over this channel. When1 Transient Analysis of Data Traffic in Cognitive Radio Networks: A Non-equilibrium Statistical

Li, Husheng

440

Tuning RED for Web Traffic * Mikkel Christiansen, ** Kevin Jeffay, David Ott, F. Donelson Smith  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

139 Tuning RED for Web Traffic * Mikkel Christiansen, ** Kevin Jeffay, David Ott, F. Donelson Smith http://www.cs.unc.edu/Research/dirt Abstract We study the effects of RED on the performance of Web --- response time for HTTP request­response pairs. We empirically evaluate RED across a range of parameter

Jeffay, Kevin

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


441

A New MAC Scheme Supporting Voice/Data Traffic in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

A New MAC Scheme Supporting Voice/Data Traffic in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks Ping Wang, Member, IEEE, Hai Jiang, Member, IEEE, and Weihua Zhuang, Fellow, IEEE Abstract--In wireless ad hoc networks information exchanges among the nodes. Index Terms--Wireless ad hoc networks, medium access control, fairness

Jiang, Hai

442

Analysis of seasonal and day-of-week traffic patterns at national parks  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

seasonal and day-of-week traffic patterns exhibit consistency from one year to the next, the seasonal and day-of-week factors were compared across all five years. Using the Kruskal-Wallis test, it was determined that the seasonal and day-of-week factors...

Liggett, Lindsay Elizabeth

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

443

Meteorological Conditions Processing for Vision-based Traffic Monitoring Nicolas Hautire  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of the sensors. A vision-based traffic monitoring system is proposed to take fog and rain into account and react ac- cordingly. A background modeling approach, based on a mixture of gaussians, is used to separate the foreground from the background. Since fog is steady weather, the back- ground image is used to detect

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

444

Measurement and Interpretation of Voice Traffic on the Internet N. F. Maxemchuk S. Lo  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Measurement and Interpretation of Voice Traffic on the Internet N. F. Maxemchuk S. Lo AT&T Labs ­ Research Lucent Tech. ­ Bell labs ABSTRACT The Internet is being used to carry voice conversations describe the results of a set of measurements on intrastate, cross country, and international Internet

Maxemchuk, Nicholas F.

445

A Prototype System for Real Time Computer Animation of Slow Traffic in a Driving Simulator  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

, University of Groningen, P.O. Box 800, 9700 AV Groningen, The Netherlands Tel. +31­50­3633931; Fax +31 Center, University of Groningen, P.O. Box 69, 9750 AB Haren, The Netherlands Tel. +31­50­3636764; Fax +31­50­363784; Email wolff@trc.rug.nl Abstract The Traffic Research Centre (TRC) of the University of Groningen

Roerdink, Jos B.T.M.

446

Exploring Behavioral Patterns Through Entropy in Multimedia Peer-to-Peer Traffic  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

......its source, i.e. near the terminal device generating the traffic (which embraces...with routers, gateways and other local devices). Figure 1 depicts the distribution...first captured a set of traces from hosts listening a few audio streaming sessions using different......

Joăo V. Gomes; Pedro R.M. Inácio; Manuela Pereira; Mário M. Freire; Paulo P. Monteiro

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

447

Development and implementation of algorithms used in ground and internet traffic monitoring  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

. The development and real-time implementation of a new algorithm that filters out erroneous data from the ILDs is the focus of the first half of this thesis. The developed algorithm is based solely on vehicle kinematics and is implemented in real-time. Traffic data...

Ametha, Jayesh

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

448

Facilitation of visual pattern recognition by extraction of relevant features from microscopic traffic data  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

feature space; this is done to minimize the experimental set to a matrix of desirable attributes from the vehicles on the roadway. The application is to identify if this data can be readily parsed into four distinct traffic states; in this case, the state...

Fields, Matthew James

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

449

Marginal costs of freeway traffic congestion with on-road pollution exposure externality  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Traffic congestion On-road In-vehicle Pollution exposure Vehicle emissions a b s t r a c t The health cost improvements. When considering distinct vehicle classes, inclusion of on-road exposure costs greatly increases heavy-duty vehicle marginal costs because of their higher emissions rates and greater roadway capacity

Bertini, Robert L.

450

Multi-step-ahead prediction of MPEG-coded video source traffic using empirical modeling techniques  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

In the near future, multimedia will form the majority of Internet traffic and the most popular standard used to transport and view video is MPEG. The MPEG media content data is in the form of a time-series representing frame/VOP sizes. This time...

Gupta, Deepanker

2006-04-12T23:59:59.000Z

451

Determination of traffic responsive plan selection factors and thresholds using artificial neural networks  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

time independent variation in traffic volumes. It can also reduce the effect of timing plan aging. Despite these advantages, TRPS mode is not used as frequently as TOD mode. The reason being a lack of methodologies and formal guidelines for predicting...

Sharma, Anuj

2004-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

452

EFFICIENT VEHICLE TRACKING AND CLASSIFICATION FOR AN AUTOMATED TRAFFIC SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

surveillance system needs to detect vehicles and classify them if possible. Generating vehicle trajectoriesEFFICIENT VEHICLE TRACKING AND CLASSIFICATION FOR AN AUTOMATED TRAFFIC SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM Amol to detect the pose of a vehicle in the 3D world. This information is used in a model-based vehicle detection

Nicolescu, Mircea

453

Field monitoring and modeling of pavement response and service life consumption due to overweight truck traffic  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

A number of pavement structures experience deterioration due to high traffic volume and growing weights. Recently, the Texas Legislatures passed bills allowing trucks of gross vehicle weight (GVW) up to 556 kN routinely to use a route in south Texas...

Oh, Jeong-Ho

2004-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

454

A Hamilton-Jacobi approach to junction problems and application to traffic flows  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

A Hamilton-Jacobi approach to junction problems and application to traffic flows C. Imbert , R of a model case of first order Hamilton-Jacobi equations posed on a "junction", that is to say the union of such problems. Keywords: Hamilton-Jacobi equations, discontinuous Hamiltonians, viscosity solutions, optimal

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

455

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

E-Print Network [OSTI]

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

Wang, Wenye

456

Autonomous driving manoeuvres in urban road traffic environment: a study on roundabouts  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Autonomous driving manoeuvres in urban road traffic environment: a study on roundabouts PĂ©rez of this evolution or they are still in the development stage. Autonomous vehicle performance on roundabouts is one implementation in real vehicles. Keywords: Lane keeping, autonomous vehicles, roundabouts, digital map

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

457

Combined Intra- and Inter-domain Traffic Engineering using Hot-Potato Aware Link Weights Optimization  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

A well-known approach to intradomain traffic engineering consists in finding the set of link weights that minimizes a network-wide objective function for a given intradomain traffic matrix. This approach is inadequate because it ignores a potential impact on interdomain routing. Indeed, the resulting set of link weights may trigger BGP to change the BGP next hop for some destination prefixes, to enforce hot-potato routing policies. In turn, this results in changes in the intradomain traffic matrix that have not been anticipated by the link weights optimizer, possibly leading to degraded network performance. We propose a BGP-aware link weights optimization method that takes these effects into account, and even turns them into an advantage. This method uses the interdomain traffic matrix and other available BGP data, to extend the intradomain topology with external virtual nodes and links, on which all the well-tuned heuristics of a classical link weights optimizer can be applied. A key innovative asset of our ...

Balon, Simon

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

458

HTTP TRAFFIC SIMULATION AND EVALUATION FOR MULTIPLE USERS IN AN INTRANET NETWORK  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

"friendly" environment. In our application we use a mechanism exploiting Intranet technology to stressHTTP TRAFFIC SIMULATION AND EVALUATION FOR MULTIPLE USERS IN AN INTRANET NETWORK Elias Aravantinos Christos Bouras Petros Ganos Panagiotis Kokkinos Research Academic Computer Technology Institute Computer

Bouras, Christos

459

VTrack: Accurate, Energy-Aware Road Traffic Delay Estimation Using Mobile Phones  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

for travel time estimation using this sensor data that addresses two key challenges: energy consumptionVTrack: Accurate, Energy-Aware Road Traffic Delay Estimation Using Mobile Phones Arvind Thiagarajan the bat- tery quickly. In these cases, VTrack can use alternative, less energy-hungry but noisier sensors

Gummadi, Ramakrishna

460

A multi-level approach to the integration of traffic data within GIS  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

A multi-level approach to the integration of traffic data within GIS Kalin Penev, Christophe systems are designed and used in many application fields. Geographical Information Systems (GIS) have now challenges for GIS is to generate a corporate resource whose full potential will be achieved by making

Bargiela, Andrzej

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


461

A GIS-based Bayesian approach for analyzing spatial-temporal patterns of traffic crashes  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This thesis develops a GIS-based Bayesian approach for area-wide traffic crash analysis. Five years of crash data from Houston, Texas, are analyzed using a geographic information system (GIS), and spatial-temporal patterns of relative crash risk...

Li, Linhua

2009-06-02T23:59:59.000Z

462

Air Pollution from Traffic and Risk for Lung Cancer in Three Danish Cohorts  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...the present study focused on vehicle traffic emissions, which is...time trends, supported by ecological correlations between the incidence...rates of adenocarcinomas and vehicle densities at county area level...and their relation to motor vehicle density. Cancer Epidemiol...

Ole Raaschou-Nielsen; Helle Bak; Mette Sřrensen; Steen Solvang Jensen; Matthias Ketzel; Martin Hvidberg; Peter Schnohr; Anne Tjřnneland; Kim Overvad; and Steffen Loft

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

463

Robust Network Monitoring in the presence of Non-Cooperative Traffic Queries  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

, Universitat Polit`ecnica de Catalunya (UPC), Campus Nord, Edif. D6, C. Jordi Girona, 1-3, 08034 Barcelona 1 Introduction The ability to extract detailed information from live traffic streams is critical as well as the types of computations, usually unknown in advance, to be performed on the packet streams

Politècnica de Catalunya, Universitat

464

Exploring Behavioral Patterns Through Entropy in Multimedia Peer-to-Peer Traffic  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

......value of xi: H(x) = - ni =1 p(xi) ln p(xi). (1) For any finite number n...USA. [22] Li, B., Ma, M. and Jin, Z. (2011) A VoIP traffic identification...Enterprise (WETICE 2005), Link ping, Sweden, June, pp. 172177. IEEE......

Joăo V. Gomes; Pedro R.M. Inácio; Manuela Pereira; Mário M. Freire; Paulo P. Monteiro

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

465

Influence of vehide traffic reduction in a town centre on BTX polhition Isabelle ZDANEVITCH a  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

et Pollution de l'Air", Avignon : France (2000)" #12;1. Objectives It seems obvious that with limited centres. According to that scheine, WERIS, m association wifh the local Air Qualily Moniforing Nefwork A1 clearly indicates traffic äs the main source of atmospheric pollution. Measured benzene levels over the 3

Boyer, Edmond

466

The Stiff Is Moving---Conjugate Direction Frank-Wolfe Methods with Applications to Traffic Assignment*  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

We present versions of the Frank-Wolfe method for linearly constrained convex programs, in which consecutive search directions are made conjugate. Preliminary computational studies in a MATLAB environment applying pure Frank-Wolfe, conjugate direction ... Keywords: conjugate directions, multicommodity flow, traffic assignment

Maria Mitradjieva; Per Olov Lindberg

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

467

Distributed Scheduling for Air Traffic Throughput Maximization During the Terminal Phase of Flight  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of a few large scale tests of systems developed based on the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) information. ADS-B, a crucial component of NextGen, relays highly accurate traffic information computes and displays a recommended aircraft velocity such that a safe distance is maintained

Egerstedt, Magnus

468

Merging Traffic to Save Energy in the Enterprise Department of Computer Science  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

replace the high port density switches. The energy savings from such a redesign are significant with switches having far fewer ports. This automatically reduces energy use in both the chassis as wellMerging Traffic to Save Energy in the Enterprise Candy Yiu Department of Computer Science Portland

Singh, Suresh

469

Examining the application of conway-maxwell-poisson models for analyzing traffic crash data  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

under-dispersed crash data. The primary objective of this research is to evaluate the performance of the Conway-Maxwell-Poisson (COM-Poisson) model for various situations and to examine its application for analyzing traffic crash datasets exhibiting over...

Geedipally, Srinivas Reddy

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

470

Performance Evaluation of Adaptive Ramp-Metering Algorithms Using Microscopic Traffic Simulation Model  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

to implementation on the target freeway network. In this paper, a capability-enhanced PARAMICS simulation model has evaluation; Simulation models; Algorithms. Introduction Ramp metering has been recognized as an effectivePerformance Evaluation of Adaptive Ramp-Metering Algorithms Using Microscopic Traffic Simulation

Levinson, David M.

471

Trails, lanes, or traffic: Valuing bicycle facilities with an adaptive stated preference survey  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Trails, lanes, or traffic: Valuing bicycle facilities with an adaptive stated preference survey with side parking to an off-road bicycle trail, with smaller changes associated with less dramatic improvements. Ă? 2006 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. Keywords: Bicycling; Stated preference; Adaptive stated

Levinson, David M.

472

OPERATIONAL GUIDANCE FOR BICYCLE-SPECIFIC TRAFFIC SIGNALS IN THE UNITED STATES: A REVIEW  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

OPERATIONAL GUIDANCE FOR BICYCLE-SPECIFIC TRAFFIC SIGNALS IN THE UNITED STATES: A REVIEW Interim ........................................................................................................... 2 2.1.1 Guide for the Development of Bicycle Facilities (AASHTO, 1999).....................................................................................3 2.1.3 Guide for the Development of Bicycle Facilities (AASHTO, 2012

Bertini, Robert L.

473

Quality assurance and data management  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This report contains graphs and tables relating to quality assurance and data management for environmental quality at Hanford Reservation.

Lockrem, L.L.

1998-01-12T23:59:59.000Z

474

The Theta Laser A Low Noise Chirped Pulse Laser  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The Theta Laser A Low Noise Chirped Pulse Laser Dimitrios Mandridis dmandrid@creol.ucf.edu April 29, 2011 CREOL Affiliates Day 2011 #12;2 Objective: Frequency Swept (FM) Mode-locked Laser · Develop a frequency swept laser, · linear f-sweep, · uniform-intensity, · low noise, · with long-term stability

Van Stryland, Eric

475

Issues in heat recovery steam generator system noise  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

A heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) is a fundamental component of all combustion turbine?based combined cycle power plants. While it’s primary purpose is to convert exhaust gas heat to steam an important secondary function is to reduce noise emissions from the combustion turbine exhaust. This source at about 155 dB (overall) re: 1 pW for a 100?MW turbine is the highest noise emission source in any combustion turbine plant. Therefore the residual exhaust noise emissions leaving the HRSG walls and stack exit must be predicted with acceptable accuracy to determine the total plant noise level. The sources involved in this prediction methodology will be discussed. The issues include source power levels wall and duct transmission loss and the noise reduction characteristics through the HRSG flow path. Special measurement techniques required to quantify HRSG noise emissions are described. Whereas the HRSG is mainly a passive device that attenuates combustion turbine exhaust noise two HRSG generated sources steam venting and supplemental duct firing will also be discussed. [See NOISE?CON Proceedings for full paper.

George F. Hessler Jr.

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

476

Wind dependence of deep ocean ambient noise at low frequencies  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

A series of experiments has been carried out using a vertical line array to measure low?frequency ambient noise at deep ocean sites in the Northeast Pacific Ocean. Data in the band from 13 to 300 Hz were processed to obtain the array response directed vertically upward in order to study the noise due to local winds. The results indicate that there are two regimes of behavior depending on the wind speed v with the transition occurring at the onset of wave breaking v?10 kn. The noise level (NL) for a specific wind noise process was related to a power n of the wind speed according to the relationship NL=B+20n?log?v and the model parameters were obtained by fitting the data. The average value over the band was n=0.3 for wind speeds wind?generated noise was determined over the low?frequency band for wind speeds from 10–30 kn. The values are consistent with those of a recent analysis of available noise data [Kewley e t a l. ‘‘Low?frequency wind?generated ambient noise source levels ’’ J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 8 8 1894–1902 (1990)] and the model provides good agreement with wind noise measurements obtained with omni hydrophones in the southern oceans.

N. R. Chapman; J. W. Cornish

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

477

Quantum error correction with degenerate codes for correlated noise  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

We introduce a quantum packing bound on the minimal resources required by nondegenerate error-correction codes for any kind of noise. We prove that degenerate codes can outperform nondegenerate ones in the presence of correlated noise, by exhibiting examples where the quantum packing bound is violated.

Chiribella, Giulio [Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, 31 Caroline St. North, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 2Y5 (Canada); Dall'Arno, Michele; D'Ariano, Giacomo Mauro; Macchiavello, Chiara; Perinotti, Paolo [Quit group, Dipartimento di Fisica 'A. Volta', via Bassi 6, I-27100 Pavia (Italy); INFN Sezione di Pavia, via Bassi 6, I-27100 Pavia (Italy)

2011-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

478

CHARACTERISTICS OF IMPULSIVE NOISE IN ELECTRICITY SUBSTATIONS Qingshan Shan1  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

CHARACTERISTICS OF IMPULSIVE NOISE IN ELECTRICITY SUBSTATIONS Qingshan Shan1 , Shahzad Bhatti1.shan@eee.strath.ac.uk, website: www.strath.ac.uk ABSTRACT Measurements of noise in an electricity substation are re- ported-voltage electricity substations, has discouraged electricity utility companies from deploying wireless technologies

Atkinson, Robert C

479

Trailing Edge Noise Model Applied to Wind Turbine Airfoils  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

flows, as well as the acoustic waves, using Computational Fluid Dynamics have become affordable thanksTrailing Edge Noise Model Applied to Wind Turbine Airfoils Franck Bertagnolio Risø-R-1633(EN) Risø Bertagnolio Title: Trailing Edge Noise Model Applied to Wind Turbine Airfoils Department: Wind Energy

480

Poisson Distributed Noise Generation for Spiking Neural Applications  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Poisson Distributed Noise Generation for Spiking Neural Applications Katherine Cameron, Thomas neural networks. However, it can be difficult to generate large truly random spike distributions which as randomly firing and a matlab generated Poisson distributed noise source. A hazard function shows

Cameron, Katherine

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


481

Noise properties of mutually sustained microwave-optoelectronic oscillator pair  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Noise properties of mutually sustained microwave-optoelectronic oscillator pair E. Shumakher and G microwave-optoelectronic oscillator pair are described. The two oscillators have different spectral purities and exhibits low phase noise and highly suppressed spurious modes. Optoelectronic oscillators are employed

Eisenstein, Gadi

482

Coherent Quantum-Noise Cancellation for Optomechanical Sensors  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Using a flowchart representation of quantum optomechanical dynamics, we design coherent quantum-noise-cancellation schemes that can eliminate the back-action noise induced by radiation pressure at all frequencies and thus overcome the standard quantum limit of force sensing. The proposed schemes can be regarded as novel examples of coherent feedforward quantum control.

Mankei Tsang; Carlton M. Caves

2010-08-17T23:59:59.000Z

483

Noise source identification techniques: simple to advanced applications  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

required. Practical application examples ranging from hearing aids to wind turbines are presented to optimise the noise emission from a wide range of products including vehicles, household goods and windNoise source identification techniques: simple to advanced applications K.B. Ginn and K. Haddad Br

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

484

Research paper From noise to pitch: Transient and sustained responses  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Research paper From noise to pitch: Transient and sustained responses of the auditory evoked field a novel component of the auditory evoked field, which is elicited by a tran- sition from noise to pitch in the absence of a change in energy. It is referred to as the `pitch onset response'. To extend our

Cambridge, University of

485

White noise distribution theory for the Fermion system  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

In this paper, we give the white noise calculus for the Fermion system and prove the Fock expansion. Each continuous linear operator on Fermionic white noise functionals is uniquely represented by the series of integral kernel operators. This series is called the Fock expansion.

Yoshihito Shimada

2005-12-09T23:59:59.000Z

486

A Low Noise Readout Circuit for Integrated Electrochemical Biosensor Arrays  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

A Low Noise Readout Circuit for Integrated Electrochemical Biosensor Arrays Jichun Zhang, Nicholas 48823, USA {zhangjic, tromblyn, mason}@egr.msu.edu Abstract This paper presents a low noise electrochemical interface circuit that is tuned to the needs of protein-based biosensor arrays and compatible

Mason, Andrew

487

Noise and Bandwidth Performance of Single-Molecule Biosensors  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Noise and Bandwidth Performance of Single-Molecule Biosensors J. Rosenstein, S. Sorgenfrei, K. L and nanotube field-effect transistors offer different tradeoffs between bandwidth and noise levels. Here, we on force spectroscopy, such as optical tweezers [4] and atomic force microscopy [5]. New electrochemical

Shepard, Kenneth

488

Environmental Noise and Nonlinear Relaxation in Biological Systems  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

We analyse the effects of environmental noise in three different biological systems: (i) mating behaviour of individuals of \\emph{Nezara viridula} (L.) (Heteroptera Pentatomidae); (ii) polymer translocation in crowded solution; (iii) an ecosystem described by a Verhulst model with a multiplicative L\\'{e}vy noise.

B. Spagnolo; D. Valenti; S. Spezia; L. Curcio; N. Pizzolato; A. A. Dubkov; A. Fiasconaro; D. Persano Adorno; P. Lo Bue; E. Peri; S. Colazza

2011-10-18T23:59:59.000Z

489

Recent Advances Related to SPDEs with Fractional Noise  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

band. This analogy extends naturally to other "colors" of noise. In signal theory and audio engineering.1) Research supported by a grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. #12]). The noise is a very important concept in engineering and physics, where it usually refers to anything

Balan, Raluca

490

Room noise criteria standards: What features are important?  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

At the joint meeting of ASA and NOISE?CON 97 in June 1997 the authors organized a special session on room noise criteria in which a ‘‘questionnaire’’ on the features of several existing noise criteria methods was answered by panel experts and distributed to the noise control community for their inputs. The four methods were: the A?weighted sound?pressure level; the noise criteria (NC) tangency method contained in older versions of the ASHRAE handbook; the balanced noise criterion method (NCB) contained in ANSI S12.2; and the room criteria method (RC) contained in ANSI S12.2 and the current ASHRAE handbook. The features considered were: speech interference high?frequency annoyance mid/low frequency annoyance very low?frequency annoyance pure tones temporal fluctuations user friendliness wider frequency range speech privacy costs and ability to handle noises with abnormal characteristics and complexity. The questionnaire rating was twofold: (1) how well does each method adequately account for each of the ‘‘features’’ (or characteristics) relative to the other methods and (2) what is the relative importance of each of the ‘‘features’’ in a noise criteria method. This paper presents the results of the questionnaires and reports progress since the joint meeting in ANSI S12 WG18 and ASHRAE TC2.6.

Hsien?sheng (Jason) Pei; Robert D. Hellweg Jr.; Richard Peppin

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

491

Quality Manual-sample  

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

Q-001 Quality Manual 11_0329 Page 1 of 33 Q-001 Quality Manual 11_0329 Page 1 of 33 EOTA - Quality Manual Document Title: Quality Manual Document Number: Q-001 Rev. 11_0329 Document Owner: Elizabeth Sousa Backup Owner: Melissa Otero Approver(s): Melissa Otero Parent Document: N/A Notify of Changes: EOTA Employees Referenced Document(s): Various Q-001 Quality Manual 11_0329 Page 2 of 33 Revision History: Rev. Level Description of Change A Initial Release B Section V - added justification for exclusion "....because EOTA does not require the use of monitoring and measurement devices in the conduct of business." 07_1205 Added MGTP-004, Employee Satisfaction to Quality Manual 08_0818 Changed P-008 from Corrective Action and Preventive Action to read Corrective/Preventive Action & Improvement Opportunity

492

Downhole steam quality measurement  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

The present invention relates to an empirical electrical method for remote sensing of steam quality utilizing flow-through grids which allow measurement of the electrical properties of a flowing two-phase mixture. The measurement of steam quality in the oil field is important to the efficient application of steam assisted recovery of oil. Because of the increased energy content in higher quality steam it is important to maintain the highest possible steam quality at the injection sandface. The effectiveness of a steaming operation without a measure of steam quality downhole close to the point of injection would be difficult to determine. Therefore, a need exists for the remote sensing of steam quality.

Lee, D.O.; Montoya, P.C.; Muir, J.F.; Wayland, J.R. Jr.

1985-06-19T23:59:59.000Z

493

Numerical tools applied to power reactor noise analysis  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

In this paper, the development of numerical tools allowing the determination of the neutron noise in power reactors is reported. These tools give the space-dependence of the fluctuations of the neutron flux induced by fluctuating properties of the medium in the 2-group diffusion approximation and in a 2-dimensional representation of heterogeneous systems. Some applications of these tools to power reactor noise analysis are then described. These applications include the unfolding of the noise source from the resulting neutron noise measured at a few discrete locations throughout the core, the study of the space-dependence of the Decay Ratio in Boiling Water Reactors, the noise-based estimation of the Moderator Temperature Coefficient of reactivity in Pressurized Water Reactors, the modeling of shell-mode core barrel vibrations in Pressurized Water Reactors, and the investigation of the validity of the point-kinetic approximation in subcritical systems. (authors)

Demaziere, C.; Pazsit, I. [Chalmers Univ. of Technology, Dept. of Nuclear Engineering, SE-412 96 Goeteborg (Sweden)

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

494

Noise Estimate of Pendular Fabry-Perot through Reflectivity Change  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

A key issue in developing pendular Fabry-Perot interferometers as very accurate displacement measurement devices, is the noise level. The Fabry-Perot pendulums are the most promising device to detect gravitational waves, and therefore the background and the internal noise should be accurately measured and reduced. In fact terminal masses generates additional internal noise mainly due to thermal fluctuations and vibrations. We propose to exploit the reflectivity change, that occurs in some special points, to monitor the pendulums free oscillations and possibly estimate the noise level. We find that in spite of long transients, it is an effective method for noise estimate. We also prove that to only retain the sequence of escapes, rather than the whole time dependent dynamics, entails the main characteristics of the phenomenon. Escape times could also be relevant for future gravitational wave detector developments.

Addesso, Paolo; Filatrella, Giovanni

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

495

Costs and benefits of noise control in the petroleum industry  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Noise from industrial operations has become widely recognized as a potential hazard to health. industry labor and government share a common interest in assessing the hazard and reducing it to a socially acceptable risk. Achieving these ends requires the use of information about the amounts of noise exposure encountered the relation of exposure to risk and the costs of noise control required to achieve specified benefits. Such information pertaining specifically to the petroleum industry is the subject of this paper. We report here some estimates of benefits and costs aggregated for the petroleum industry. We define the benefits as reduced incidence of hearing damage in refinery workers in relation to certain existing and proposed Federal regulations. For such category of regulation we estimate the number of refinery workers now exposed to noise that exceeds the regulated amount and we estimate the national cost of reducing the noise to the regulated amount.

Robert D. Bruce

1975-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

496

Quality Work Plan Update  

Energy Savers [EERE]

resources and quality assurance Improving long term sustainability by building the foundation of the national industry with WAP at the core 2 Responding to Network Concerns...

497

Safety & Quality Assurance  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Together, our Facility Operations Division and Engineering, Safety and Quality Division work to ensure EM conducts its operations and cleanup safely through sound practices. These divisions ensure...

498

Water Quality (Louisiana)  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

These regulations establish requirements and procedures for permitting, enforcement, monitoring, and surveillance, and spill control activities of the Department of Environmental Quality. Without...

499

Air-Quality Regulations  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

n...Federal, state and/or local regulations constructed for the purpose of protecting air quality, e.g., low volatile organic compounds...

Jan W. Gooch

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

500

Air-quality regulations  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

n....Federal, state and/or local regulations constructed for the purpose of protecting air quality, e.g., low volatile organic compounds...

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z