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  1. Wanda

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    2013-05-29

    She may not be destined for Hollywood, but WANDA, one of the world's first nanomaterials synthesis robots, is making her mark by creating nanocrystals with unprecedented precision.

  2. Wanda Smith

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    Wanda lives near Rockwood and is the owner of a convenience store in Pine Orchard. She is a graduate of Harriman High School and is a former member of Head Start, the Morgan County Industrial Board...

  3. Wanda Woods | Argonne Leadership Computing Facility

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity ofkandz-cm11 Outreach Home RoomPreservationBio-Inspired SolarAbout /Two0Photos and Videos Videos Re-EntryApprovalWahidofWanda

  4. GEOLOGY (GEOL) Robinson Foundation

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    Dresden, Gregory

    177Geology GEOLOGY (GEOL) Robinson Foundation PROFESSOR HARBOR ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS KNAPP, CONNORS ASSISTANT PROFESSORS GREER, RAHL MAJORS BACHELOR OF SCIENCE A major in geology leading to a Bachelor of Science degree consists of 50 credits as follows: 1. Geology 160, 185, 211, 311, 330, 350

  5. JULIA ROBINSON And Hilbert's Tenth Problem

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    German, Dan-Adrian

    1 JULIA ROBINSON And Hilbert's Tenth Problem A documentary film by George Paul Csicsery Julia Robinson (1919-1985) A one-hour biographical documentary, Julia Robinson and Hilbert's Tenth Problem tells friendship between Russian and American colleagues at the height of the cold war. In this film, Robinson

  6. The Rahman polynomials and the Lie algebra sl_3(C)

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    Iliev, Plamen

    2010-01-01

    We interpret the Rahman polynomials in terms of the Lie algebra $sl_3(C)$. Using the parameters of the polynomials we define two Cartan subalgebras for $sl_3(C)$, denoted $H$ and $\\tilde{H}$. We display an antiautomorphism $\\dagger$ of $sl_3(C)$ that fixes each element of $H$ and each element of $\\tilde{H}$. We consider a certain finite-dimensional irreducible $sl_3(C)$-module $V$ consisting of homogeneous polynomials in three variables. We display a nondegenerate symmetric bilinear form $$ on $V$ such that $ = $ for all $\\beta \\in sl_3(C)$ and $\\xi,\\zeta \\in V$. We display two bases for $V$; one diagonalizes $H$ and the other diagonalizes $\\tilde{H}$. Both bases are orthogonal with respect to $$. We show that when $$ is applied to a vector in each basis, the result is a trivial factor times a Rahman polynomial evaluated at an appropriate argument. Thus for both transition matrices between the bases each entry is described by a Rahman polynomial. From these results we recover the previously known orthogonalit...

  7. South Carolina Nuclear Profile - H B Robinson

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

    H B Robinson" "Unit","Summer Capacity (MW)","Net Generation (Thousand MWh)","Summer Capacity Factor (Percent)","Type","Commercial Operation Date","License Expiration Date"...

  8. UBC Social Ecological Economic Development Studies (SEEDS) Student Report Andrew Dusevic, Hanika Rahman, Marc Zinman, Peng Yao Wang, Tyler Tsui

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    Rahman, Marc Zinman, Peng Yao Wang, Tyler Tsui SEGREGATION OF WASTE SOLVENTS QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS (Process Engineer) Andrew Dusevic (Design Engineer) Tyler Tsui (Quality Assurance Engineer) Marc Zinman (Safety & Environmental Engineer) Hanika Rahman Peng Yao Wang Andrew Dusevic Tyler Tsui Marc Zinman #12;ii

  9. Energy Efficient Scheme for Cognitive Radios Utilizing Soft AbdulRahman Alabbasi , Zouheir Rezki , Basem Shihada

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    Shihada, Basem

    Energy Efficient Scheme for Cognitive Radios Utilizing Soft Sensing AbdulRahman Alabbasi , Zouheir sensing information to achieve a sub-optimum energy efficient system. The sub-optimality is achieved consider an Energy per Goodbit (EPG) metric to express the energy efficient objective function

  10. Body Pose based Pedestrian Tracking in a Particle Filtering Framework Md. Junaedur Rahman1

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    Nebel, Jean-Christophe

    Body Pose based Pedestrian Tracking in a Particle Filtering Framework Md. Junaedur Rahman1 , Jesus.makris}@kingston.ac.uk ] Abstract A novel body pose based human tracking model is proposed for pedestrian tracking. This work investigates the challenges of reliable pedestrian tracking and pro- poses an improved model under challenging

  11. Prof. Robinson named as an emerging top scientist in Materials...

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    Prof. Robinson named as an emerging top scientist in Materials Chemistry April 23rd, 2014 MSE Professor and emc2 faculty member, Richard Robinson, has been selected by the...

  12. An Empirical Study of the Impacts of Clones in Software Maintenance Manishankar Mondal Md. Saidur Rahman Ripon K. Saha

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    Krinke, Jens

    Rahman Ripon K. Saha Chanchal K. Roy Jens Krinke* Kevin A. Schneider University of Saskatchewan, Canada {mshankar.mondal, saeed.cs, ripon.saha, chanchal.roy, kevin.schneider}@usask.ca *University College London

  13. Celebrating the Legacy of Primate Richard Robinson

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    , please do contact us to clarify. For further information contact Armagh Public Library 43 Abbey Street Observatory Armagh Public Library Richard Robinson was enthroned as Archbishop of Armagh in 1765 several iconic buildings in the city e.g.: Armagh Public Library; Armagh Infirmary; Armagh Observatory

  14. GeoloGy (Geol) Robinson Foundation

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    Dresden, Gregory

    182 GeoloGy (Geol) Robinson Foundation PROFESSOR HARBoR ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS KNAPP, CONNORS ASSISTANT PROFESSORS GREER, RAHL MAJORS BACHELOR OF SCIENCE Amajor in geology leading to a Bachelor of Science degree consists of 50 credits as follows: 1. Geology160,185,211,311,330,350,andacom- prehensive

  15. Georgia State University J. Mack Robinson College of Business

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    Frantz, Kyle J.

    in premier journals, three research centers, as well as model business outreach programs. AdditionalGeorgia State University J. Mack Robinson College of Business Department of Marketing BCOM INSTRUCTOR The Marketing Department in the Robinson College of Business of Georgia State University invites

  16. Consumer Criteria for an Arm Orthosis Tariq Rahman, Sean Stroud, Rungun Ramanathan, Michael Alexander, Rami Seliktar and

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    Nathan, Rungun

    - 1 - Consumer Criteria for an Arm Orthosis Tariq Rahman, Sean Stroud, Rungun Ramanathan, Michael for an exoskeletal mechanism that allows the person to move their arms about freely. This paper presents a consumer control intact. It is hypothesized that augmenting residual arm function, rather than replacing

  17. FRAppE: Detecting Malicious Facebook Applications Md Sazzadur Rahman, Ting-Kai Huang, Harsha V. Madhyastha, and Michalis Faloutsos

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    Cafarella, Michael J.

    FRAppE: Detecting Malicious Facebook Applications Md Sazzadur Rahman, Ting-Kai Huang, Harsha V for the popularity and addictiveness of Facebook. Unfortu- nately, hackers have realized the potential of using apps and campaigns. In this paper, we ask the question: given a Facebook application, can we determine

  18. High Performance Builder Spotlight: G.W. Robinson

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    2011-01-01

    G.W. Robinson of Gainesville, Florida, worked with Building America partners Florida Solar Energy Center and Florida HERO to achieve a true net zero energy home in 2010.

  19. Rotary Pipeline Processors Simon Moore, Peter Robinson, Steve Wilcox

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    Moore, Simon

    DRAFT Rotary Pipeline Processors Simon Moore, Peter Robinson, Steve Wilcox Computer Laboratory pipeline processor is a new architecture for su- perscalar computing. It is based on a simple and regular pipeline structure which can support several ALUs for effi- cient dispatching of multiple instructions

  20. DEPARTMENT OF REAL ESTATE J. MACK ROBINSON COLLEGE OF BUSINESS

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    Frantz, Kyle J.

    DEPARTMENT OF REAL ESTATE J. MACK ROBINSON COLLEGE OF BUSINESS GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY Candidates are sought for one or more tenure track faculty appointments in the Department of Real Estate to be effective Fall Semester 2015. ASSISTANT, ASSOCIATE, or FULL PROFESSOR OF REAL ESTATE Late stage doctoral students

  1. PLANT SCIENCES FOR STUDENTS Edited by Richard Robinson

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    Wu, Jianguo "Jingle"

    PLANT SCIENCES FOR STUDENTS Edited by Richard Robinson Desertification Contributed by Jianguo Wu://www.west.asu.edu/jing #12;1 DESERTIFICATION Human survival and prosperity are dependent ultimately on the productivity. Desertification has widely been recognized as one of the several major global environ- mental problems since

  2. Ecological risk assessment of elemental pollution in sediment from Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park, Sabah

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    Elias, Md Suhaimi; Hamzah, Mohd Suhaimi; Rahman, Shamsiah Ab; Salim, Nazaratul Ashifa Abdullah; Siong, Wee Boon; Sanuri, Ezwiza

    2014-02-12

    Eleven (11) surface sediment samples were collected from Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park, Sabah. The neutron activation analysis (NAA) and inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) techniques were applied for the determinations metal contents and their distributions in sediment samples. The results shown that Arsenic (As) concentrations are enriched at all sampling stations except for station TAR 09, with enrichment factor (EF) values ranged from 1.1 to 7.2. The elements such as Cd, Cr, Sb and U showed enrichment at a few stations and other elements (Cr, Cu, Pb, Th, Zn) shown as background levels in all stations. Degrees of contamination in this study were calculated base on concentrations of six elements (As, Cd, Cr, Cu, Pb, and Zn). TAR 11 station can be categorized as very high degree of contamination with degree of contamination value of 43.2. TAR 07 station can be categorized as a considerable degree of contamination (contamination value of 16.9). Six stations (TAR 01, 03, 04, 05, 06, 08, 10) showed moderate degree of contamination, with contamination values ranging from 8.0 to 16.0. TAR 02 and TAR 09 stations showed low degree of contaminations (< 8.0). TAR 11 showed very high ecological risk index (R{sub I}) with RI value is 916. TAR 07 and TAR 10 showed moderate ecological risk index with R{sub I} value 263 and 213, respectively. Other stations showed low ecological risk with RI values ranging from 42.3 to 117 (< 150). Very high ecological risk index could give an adverse effect to the benthic organism. The data obtained from the enrichment factor, degree of contamination and ecological risk index provided vital information, which can be used for future comparison. Information from the present study will be useful to the relevant government agencies and authorities in preparing preventive action to control direct discharge of heavy metals from industries, agro-base activities and domestic waste to the rivers and the sea.

  3. Robinson Township, Pennsylvania: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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  4. GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY: Robinson College of Business, Department of Risk Management & Insurance

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    Frantz, Kyle J.

    GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY: Robinson College of Business, Department of Risk Management & Insurance effective fall 2015 in the Department of Risk Management and Insurance at the Robinson College of Business The mission of the Department of Risk Management and Insurance at Georgia State University is to better

  5. City of Robinson, Kansas (Utility Company) | Open Energy Information

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  6. Bertotti-Robinson type solutions to Dilaton-Axion Gravity

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    Gerard Clement; Dmitri Gal'tsov

    2001-02-06

    We present a new solution to dilaton-axion gravity which looks like a rotating Bertotti-Robinson (BR) Universe. It is supported by an homogeneous Maxwell field and a linear axion and can be obtained as a near-horizon limit of extremal rotating dilaton-axion black holes. It has the isometry $SL(2,R)\\times U(1)$ where U(1) is the remnant of the SO(3) symmetry of BR broken by rotation, while $SL(2,R)$ corresponds to the $AdS_2$ sector which no longer factors out of the full spacetime. Alternatively our solution can be obtained from the D=5 vacuum counterpart to the dyonic BR with equal electric and magnetic field strengths. The derivation amounts to smearing it in D=6 and then reducing to D=4 with dualization of one Kaluza-Klein two-form in D=5 to produce an axion. Using a similar dualization procedure, the rotating BR solution is uplifted to D=11 supergravity. We show that it breaks all supersymmetries of N=4 supergravity in D=4, and that its higher dimensional embeddings are not supersymmetric either. But, hopefully it may provide a new arena for corformal mechanics and holography. Applying a complex coordinate transformation we also derive a BR solution endowed with a NUT parameter.

  7. Bertotti-Robinson type solutions to Dilaton-Axion Gravity

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    Clément, G; Clement, Gerard; Gal'tsov, Dmitri

    2001-01-01

    We present a new solution to dilaton-axion gravity which looks like a rotating Bertotti-Robinson (BR) Universe. It is supported by an homogeneous Maxwell field and a linear axion and can be obtained as a near-horizon limit of extremal rotating dilaton-axion black holes. It has the isometry $SL(2,R)\\times U(1)$ where U(1) is the remnant of the SO(3) symmetry of BR broken by rotation, while $SL(2,R)$ corresponds to the $AdS_2$ sector which no longer factors out of the full spacetime. Alternatively our solution can be obtained from the D=5 vacuum counterpart to the dyonic BR with equal electric and magnetic field strengths. The derivation amounts to smearing it in D=6 and then reducing to D=4 with dualization of one Kaluza-Klein two-form in D=5 to produce an axion. Using a similar dualization procedure, the rotating BR solution is uplifted to D=11 supergravity. We show that it breaks all supersymmetries of N=4 supergravity in D=4, and that its higher dimensional embeddings are not supersymmetric either. But, hop...

  8. Exploring the LandOcean Contrast in Convective Vigor Using Islands F. J. ROBINSON

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    Sherwood, Steven

    was idealized, with islands represented by regions of uniform surface heat flux without orography, using a rangeExploring the Land­Ocean Contrast in Convective Vigor Using Islands F. J. ROBINSON Department) observations over islands of increasing size to those simulated by a cloud- resolving model. The observed

  9. The Armagh Observatory was founded and endowed by Archbishop Richard Robinson, who wished to establish

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    . Richard Robinson was born in 1708 into a high society Yorkshire family. He was educated at Westminster of Armagh Observatory. This was to be his last completed building in Armagh. Architecture and Grounds of Culture, Arts and Leisure, while the Science and Technology Facilities Council supports individual

  10. Grain sedimentation with SPH-DEM and its validation Martin Robinson

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    Luding, Stefan

    , Lausanne, Switzerland Abstract. Our mesoscale simulation method [M. Robinson, S. Luding, and M. Ramaioli this is infeasible and it becomes necessary to use unre- solved, or mesoscale fluid simulations. Such a mesoscale-particle simulations at the mesoscale are often given the term Discrete Particle Models (DPM). These models fully

  11. Cost-Optimal Planning using Weighted MaxSAT Nathan Robinson

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    Gretton, Charles

    -benefit plan- ning in fixed-horizon problems. In this setting actions have costs and goal utilities canCost-Optimal Planning using Weighted MaxSAT Nathan Robinson , Charles Gretton , Duc-Nghia Pham the problem of computing optimal plans for propositional planning problems with action costs. In the spirit

  12. A Radionuclide Transport Model for the Unsaturated Zone at Yucca Mountain Bruce A. Robinson

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    Lu, Zhiming

    A Radionuclide Transport Model for the Unsaturated Zone at Yucca Mountain Bruce A. Robinson Zhiming model calculations for radionuclide transport in the unsaturated zone at Yucca Mountain. The model developed by the Yucca Mountain Project based on calibrations to site data. The particle-tracking technique

  13. Drug delivery systems based on sugar-macromolecule conjugates Benjamin G Davis* & Mark A Robinson

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    Davis, Ben G.

    Drug delivery systems based on sugar-macromolecule conjugates Benjamin G Davis* & Mark A Robinson in Drug Discovery & Development 2002 5(2): 279-288 PharmaPress Ltd ISSN 1367-6733 The specificity-tuning of active drug delivery through their great ability to undergo site- specific modification

  14. FDR3 --A Modern Refinement Checker for CSP Thomas Gibson-Robinson, Philip Armstrong,

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    Oxford, University of

    FDR3 -- A Modern Refinement Checker for CSP Thomas Gibson-Robinson, Philip Armstrong, Alexandre.roscoe}@cs.ox.ac.uk Abstract. FDR3 is a complete rewrite of the CSP refinement checker FDR2, incorporating a significant number describe the new algorithm that FDR3 uses to construct its internal representation of CSP processes

  15. FDR3 --A Modern Refinement Checker for CSP Thomas Gibson-Robinson, Philip Armstrong,

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    Oxford, University of

    FDR3 -- A Modern Refinement Checker for CSP Thomas Gibson-Robinson, Philip Armstrong, Alexandre.roscoe}@cs.ox.ac.uk Abstract. FDR3 is a complete rewrite of the CSP refinement checker FDR2, incorporating a significant number describe the new algorithm that FDR3 uses to construct its in- ternal representation of CSP processes

  16. Volumetric Reconstruction: Matching and Merging in DICOM Data Kevin Robinson, Ovidiu Ghita, Paul F. Whelan

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    Whelan, Paul F.

    Volumetric Reconstruction: Matching and Merging in DICOM Data Kevin Robinson, Ovidiu Ghita, Paul F and merged volumetric datasets well suited to the application of automatic im- age processing and analysis measures made on the data and the performance of volumetric processing performed. Original off

  17. KDG, Robinson Lab RR EE CC II PP EE SS II NN DD EE XX

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    Robinson, Douglas N.

    Stock Drugs_________ ________________ 02 LB, LB-Agar, & Pouring LB-Agar Plates______ 03 15% Acrylamide is dissolved. Takes 5-10 min. WATER EQUILIBRATED BUTANOL 35mL isobutyl alcohol 15mL 18 M dH2O Mix in 50m gel when making Acrylamide Gels. #12;KDG, Robinson Lab 2 AMPICILLIN Want 50mg/mL stock Mix 2.5g

  18. Wanda M. Austin | Department of Energy

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

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  19. Robinson W. Flaig | Center for Gas SeparationsRelevant to Clean Energy

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  20. International trade and development (with a portrait of Joan Robinson) Robert A. Blecker (American University, Washington, DC, United States)

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    Carlini, David

    theories of comparative advantage imply that free trade benefits all countries, but only on the unrealistic1 Chapter 13 International trade and development (with a portrait of Joan Robinson) Robert A assumptions of balanced trade and full employment; even then, trade creates losers as well as winners and may

  1. The Phoenix Mars Lander Robotic Arm Robert Bonitz, Lori Shiraishi, Matthew Robinson, Joseph Carsten, Richard Volpe, Ashitey Trebi-Ollennu

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    Volpe, Richard

    1 The Phoenix Mars Lander Robotic Arm Robert Bonitz, Lori Shiraishi, Matthew Robinson, Joseph,wilson,davis@honeybeerobotics.com Abstract--The Phoenix Mars Lander Robotic Arm (RA) has operated for 149 sols since the Lander touched down describes the design and operations of the RA as a critical component of the Phoenix Mars Lander necessary

  2. June Robinson

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    Mentee Partnership Appendix 2: Communication Model 14 Appendix 1: ORGANIZATION PROGRAM GUIDE Corporate and Organizational Frameworks Each organization is encouraged to support...

  3. June Robinson

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on DeliciousMathematicsEnergyInterested Parties - WAPA Public CommentInverted Attic9: HSS/9/09 OfficeJuneofby: June

  4. Doug Robinson

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  5. UBC Social Ecological Economic Development Studies (SEEDS) Student Report Adam Bodlack, Bill Chen, Laura Bickford, Mark Robinson, Matt Wong, Michael de Hart, Yue Sun

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    , Laura Bickford, Mark Robinson, Matt Wong, Michael de Hart, Yue Sun UBC Botanical Gardens Revitalization of a project/report". #12;UBC Botanical Gardens Revitalization Project Laura Bickford Michael de Hart Adam

  6. Bel-Robinson as stress-tensor gradients and their extensions to massive spin (0,1,2)

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    S. Deser; J. Franklin

    2015-03-12

    We show that the Bel-Robinson (BR) tensor is - generically, as well as in its original GR setting - an autonomously conserved part of the, manifestly conserved, double gradient of a system's stress-tensor. This suggests its natural extension from GR to matter models, first to (known) massless scalars and vectors, then to massive ones, including tensors. These massive versions are to be expected, given that they arise upon KK reduction of massless D+1 ones. We exhibit the resulting spin (0, 1, 2) "massive" BR.

  7. Celia H, Clegg C, Robinson MA, Siebers PO, Aickelin U and Sprigg C (2007): 'Using Intelligent Agents to understand organisational behaviour',

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    Aickelin, Uwe

    2007-01-01

    AICKELIN, C SPRIGG Institute of affiliation: H CELIA, Leeds University Business School, C CLEGG, Leeds University Business School, M A ROBINSON, Leeds University Business School, P OLAF-SIEBERS, School). In the first, labelled 'mass recruitment', each ant leaves the nest randomly seeking food, laying down

  8. Team Cookstove Brian Robinson

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    Demirel, Melik C.

    to test both stoves using three different fuel types. Wood pellets, charcoal and EFBs were burned in each Chart Emissions (in ppm) Fuel Wood Pellets Charcoal EFB's Model O2 CO CO2 O2 CO CO2 O2 CO CO2 Envirofit

  9. KHALDOUN MOHMMED ABDUL RAHMAN BATIHA Name : Khaldoun Mohammed Abdul Rahman Batiha

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    in computer networks, computer architecture, microprocessors, programming languages, digital design Virtual Campus Project , Philadelphia University. Duties and Responsibilities: Establishment of short networking and programming; cost estimations; quality control; managing computer networking institutions

  10. CURRICULUM VITAE Patrick William Robinson

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    Costa, Daniel P.

    Island Reserve Director University of California Natural Reserve System Lecturer, University mammals 2004 ­ 2009 Ph.D. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology University of California, Santa Cruz Advisor Nuevo Island, CA. Funding: 2013 Co-P.I., Office of Naval Research: `Development of the PCAD Model

  11. Behavioral embryology scott r. robinson

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    Robinson, Scott R.

    . Although this passive view of the neonate has remained influential for nearly a century, a conceptual is expressed by the analogy of a house. A completed house comprises many rooms with different purposes, just as a mature body comprises many functional systems. But the different rooms cannot be used, the house cannot

  12. Loretta Robinson | Department of Energy

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  13. Peggy Robinson | Department of Energy

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  14. Loretta Robinson | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers [EERE]

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  15. Richard Robinson > Assistant Professor

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  16. Rameez Rahman Peer-to-Peer System Design: A

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    of Science, University of Essex geboren te Karachi, Pakistan #12;Dit proefschrift is goedgekeurd door de by: W¨ohrmann Print Service. This work was supported by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan

  17. Named Fellowships Luminary - Aneesur Rahman | Argonne National Laboratory

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  18. Information Brokers: Gathering Information from Heterogeneous Information Sources Richard Fikes, Adam Farquhar, Wanda Pratt

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    Pratt, Vaughan

    Information Brokers: Gathering Information from Heterogeneous Information Sources Richard Fikes,adam_farquhar,pratt}@ksl.stanford.edu Abstract The Internet provides dramatic new opportunities for gather­ ing information from multiple technical problems for the information­seeking client, including finding the information sources relevant

  19. Robinson Rancheria Strategic Energy Plan; Middletown Rancheria Strategic Energy Plan, Scotts Valley Rancheria Strategic Energy Plan, Elem Indian Colony Strategic Energy Plan, Upperlake Rancheria Strategic Energy Plan, Big Valley Rancheria Strategic Energy Plan

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    McGinnis and Associates LLC

    2008-08-01

    The Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians is located in Lake County in Northern California. Similar to the other five federally recognized Indian Tribes in Lake County participating in this project, Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians members are challenged by generally increasing energy costs and undeveloped local energy resources. Currently, Tribal decision makers lack sufficient information to make informed decisions about potential renewable energy resources. To meet this challenge efficiently, the Tribes have committed to the Lake County Tribal Energy Program, a multi Tribal program to be based at the Robinson Rancheria and including The Elem Indian Colony, Big Valley Rancheria, Middletown Rancheria, Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake and the Scotts Valley Pomo Tribe. The mission of this program is to promote Tribal energy efficiency and create employment opportunities and economic opportunities on Tribal Lands through energy resource and energy efficiency development. This program will establish a comprehensive energy strategic plan for the Tribes based on Tribal specific plans that capture economic and environmental benefits while continuing to respect Tribal cultural practices and traditions. The goal is to understand current and future energy consumption and develop both regional and Tribe specific strategic energy plans, including action plans, to clearly identify the energy options for each Tribe.

  20. WRITTEN STATEMENT OF DR. LARRY ROBINSON

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    's coastal natural resources when they are harmed by oil spills. As such, the entire agency is deeply Coast and will continue to do so until the spill is controlled, oil is cleaned up, natural resource and restore natural resources injured by the oil spill. NRDA also assesses the lost uses of those resources

  1. Microsoft Word - Luke_Robinson_Thesis_Revision

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    when maintenance is needed. It also has remote use applications such as monitoring the generators in a wind turbine farm 7-11. In addition to the diverse applications,...

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  3. Rachel Woods-Robinson | Department of Energy

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  4. Gay & Robinson Inc | Open Energy Information

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  5. Improving Healthcare for Populations: Building Smart and Integrated Remote Health Monitoring Systems

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    Alshurafa, Nabil

    2015-01-01

    data. A WANDA-CVD Android-based smartphone application hasstand-alone, the WANDA-CVD Android application is designedIon battery. The WANDA-CVD Android application is designed

  6. Data Management for Embedded Systems: A Cell-based Approach Syed Saif ur Rahman1

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    Apel, Sven

    and their monolithic architecture, these data management systems are not suitable for data-centric embedded systems systems. 1. Introduction Data-centric embedded systems (e.g., Sensor Networks) have converged into our]. Sensor networks are impor- tant data-centric systems with hardware and software het- erogeneity

  7. A Consortium to Promote Distributed Computing Rahman Tashakkori, Barry L. Kurtz Barry Wilkinson Mark A. Holliday

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    Holliday, Mark A.

    a consortium to promote high performance computing at comprehensive universities throughout the state [2 in high-performance computing, information systems, and computational and computer science." [1] Twelve. BACKGROUND In the realm of high performance computing there has been a shift from traditional parallel

  8. e-mail: rahman@engineering.uiowa.edu Department of Mechanical & Industrial

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    Rahman, Sharif

    subject to cyclic thermal loading. It involves a global deformation analysis, a local critical solder analysis, the total fatigue life predicted using the energy-based method is larger than 2500 cycles revalida- tion when changes occur in the design or manufacturing pro- cesses. In addition, currently

  9. Safe Cities. A Participatory Sensing Approach Jaime Ballesteros, Mahmudur Rahman, Bogdan Carbunar, Naphtali Rishe

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    Carbunar, Bogdan

    33199 Email: {jball008, mrahm004, carbunar, rishen}@cs.fiu.edu Abstract--Smart cities combine technology and census data. I. INTRODUCTION Smart cities exploit synergies between their social compo- nents

  10. Spatial Heterogeneity of Restitution Properties and the Onset of Hana M. Dobrovolny, Carolyn M. Berger, Ninita H. Brown, Wanda Krassowska Neu, and Daniel J. Gauthier

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    Gauthier, Daniel

    of the leading causes of death in the United States. Thus, there is great interest in finding a way to identify not exist; rate-dependence leads to multiple distinct RCs. We measure spatial differences in the steady-state to identifying patients with vulnerability to arrhythmias, which will involve pacing at slow rates and analyzing

  11. ORIGINAL PAPER Yehuda Ben-Shahar Gene E. Robinson

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    Robinson, Gene E.

    . Typical adult bee behavioral development involves tending the brood and queen as a ``nurse'' bee during in a learning assay by nurse and forager honey bees Accepted: 15 October 2001 / Published online: 17 November between foragers and nurse honey bees in the acquisition of an appetitively based conditioned response

  12. Co-learning Segmentation in Marketplaces Edward Robinson1

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    McBurney, Peter

    a product (or service, or a supplier) in the minds of target customers from alternative products (or services, or suppliers) or alternative means of satisfying the need satisfied by the product.mcburney@kcl.ac.uk Abstract. We present the problem of automatic co-niching in which potential suppliers of some product

  13. A Novel Approach: Religious Epistemology in Marilynne Robinson's Gilead 

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    McGregor, Jonathan D.

    2011-08-08

    , brother, and godson all rejecting the faith. Ames' engagement with modern skeptical reasoning does not prompt a recourse to apologetics, however: Ames emphatically denies that argument is up to the task of authenticating belief in God. His epistemology...

  14. Nazim Bharmal Anthony Slingo Jeff Settle Gary Robinson Helen White

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  15. Bill Robinson (Train2Build) | Open Energy Information

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  17. Obafemi Otelaja > Graduate Student - Robinson Group > Researchers, Postdocs

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  18. A Formal Model for Sustainable Vehicle-to-Grid Mohammad Ashiqur Rahman, Fadi Mohsen, and Ehab Al-Shaer

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    Wang, Yongge

    Keywords Smart Grid; Plug-in Electric Vehicle; Vehicle-to-Grid; For- mal Model 1. INTRODUCTION Energy increases, the combined storage could pro- vide different electrical (e.g., energy generating capacity

  19. Electricity Advisory Committee Meeting Presentations June 2015...

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    Association, 4301 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA. Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Panel - Microgrids: Current and Future Development - Wanda Reder, moderator James Gallagher, New York...

  20. Dynamic Adaptive Remote Health Monitoring for Patients with Chronic Disease

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    Suh, Myung-kyung

    2012-01-01

    Table . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.12 SQL Query for Integratingfile system (Figure 3.10) into a SQL server, data should beinsert into the WANDA SQL server system. Data abstraction

  1. Nanofiber Based Carbon Capture Technology to Reduce the CO2 Emissions at GSU Campus PI: Mujibur Rahman Khan, Co-PI: Spencer Harp, Mechanical Engineering Department

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    Hutcheon, James M.

    4. Preparation of electrospinning solvents: Solvent-A: PVP Polymer + TiO2 precursor + Ethanol Solvent-B: MOF particles dispersed in Ethanol solution 5. Electrospinning: PVP-TiO2 nanofibers attached with MOF particles through innovative bicomponent electrospinning Nanofibers collected

  2. A COMPUTATIONAL ANALYSIS OF THE OPTIMAL POWER FLOW PROBLEM Baha Alzalg, Catalina Anghel, Wenying Gan, Qing Huang, Mustazee Rahman, Alex Shum

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    under these contingencies was exemplified by the blackout in the North American power grid during 2003. The reason for the blackout was a failure of only a handful of contingencies in the network [8

  3. David Toledo > Graduate Student - Robinson Group > Researchers, Postdocs &

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  4. Joseph F. Brodie | Curriculum Vitae University of Delaware 210 Robinson Hall Newark, DE 19716 USA

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    Firestone, Jeremy

    and farms. Work alongside leaders in the field of offshore wind for advancing this research and knowledge. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Title: Optimizing wind farm array configurations on a regional scale to maximize power production the meteorology of offshore wind power, in particular regarding the atmospheric dynamics of wind turbines

  5. FOR RELEASE: October 17, 2012 Contact: Karen Robinson (karobinson@som.umaryland.edu)

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    Weber, David J.

    for Genome Sciences Hosts International Scientific Symposium with Global Experts in Genomics. The University of Maryland School of Medicine Institute for Genome Sciences is hosting "Frontiers in Genomics. The program features four globally recognized experts in genomics and bioinformatics, who have traveled

  6. Dynamics simulations for engineering macromolecular interactions Avi Robinson-Mosher,1,2,a)

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    Zordan, Victor

    is determined by summation of forces that include a Brownian force, a drag force, excluded volume constraints-rates and off-rates for chosen protein elements in a system. Proteins are abstracted as spheres. Binding-like spheres with rigid connections. To address whether our framework could generate useful predictions, we

  7. Combating Infinite State using Ergo P. Robinson 1 and C. Shankland 2

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    Shankland, Carron

    Technology and Electrical Engineering, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia 2 Department of Computing Science and Mathematics, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA, UK. email: ces

  8. LOLA: Runtime Monitoring of Synchronous Ben D'Angelo # Sriram Sankaranarayanan # Cesar Sanchez # Will Robinson #

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    Sánchez, César

    LOLA: Runtime Monitoring of Synchronous Systems Ben D'Angelo # Sriram Sankaranarayanan # Câ??esar S Department, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 {bdangelo,srirams

  9. LOLA: Runtime Monitoring of Synchronous Ben D'Angelo Sriram Sankaranarayanan Cesar Sanchez Will Robinson

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    Sánchez, César

    LOLA: Runtime Monitoring of Synchronous Systems Ben D'Angelo Sriram Sankaranarayanan C´esar S, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 {bdangelo,srirams

  10. The Armagh Observatory was founded and endowed by Archbishop Richard Robinson, who wished to establish

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    interests lie in solar system astronomy and the dynamics of bodies such as comets and asteroids, the Sun, the solar system, and solar-system -- terrestrial relationships. The Observatory is one of the UK and Ireland's leading astronomical research institutes. Basic operational costs are borne by the Department

  11. Nuclear magnetic absorption line widths in weak magnetic fields with a Robinson oscillator 

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    Flugum, Timothy Lee

    1987-01-01

    precession Effects of a weak transverse rotating field C. Nuclear Magnetic Relaxation Introduction The Boltzmann factor The longitudinal relaxation time, T, The transverse relaxation time. Tz Instrument Tq and magnetic field homogeneity requirements... the oscillating (effectively rotating) magnetic field, Bt, was used by Bloch in his pioneer "nuclear induction" NMR experiments using bulk matter. The nuclear induction method thus uses "crossed coils" with their axes both perpendicular to the strong, steady...

  12. Relocating a Cluster of Earthquakes Using a Single Seismic Station by David J. Robinson,*

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    Snieder, Roel

    location accu- racy than determining whether an Mw 7.5 earthquake occurs offshore for tsunami warning on the application. For example, imaging the structure of a fracture system from microseismicity requires greater

  13. Towards Ubiquitous End-User Programming Rob Hague Peter Robinson Alan Blackwell

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    Robinson, Peter

    that are routinely found in the home, ranging from alarm clocks, security systems and boiler controls to VCRs

  14. CURRICULUM VITAE FOR PROF. MICHAEL ROWAN-ROBINSON Born 9/7/42. Married, 3 children.

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    Rowan-Robinson, Michael

    Award for involvement in IRAS Joint Infrared Science Working Group, 1986. ESA Certificate of Recognition quality of IRAS Point Source Catalog. Co-investigator on ESA's Infrared Space Observatory ISO-PHOT instrument 1995-8. Principal Investigator for ELAIS (European Large Area ISO Survey), largest ISO Open Time

  15. Predator, Prisoner, and Role Model: The Evolving Figure of Mrs. Robinson

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    Neumann, Rebecca

    2011-01-01

    Predator, Prisoner, and Role Model: The Evolving Figure ofsociety perceives them. Prisoner: Neither cold predators,a young female. This prisoner portrayal would be impossible

  16. PLEASE SCROLL DOWN FOR ARTICLE This article was downloaded by: [Robinson, Michael

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    Barrett, Lisa Feldman

    and Feeling in Self-reports of Emotion: Evidence for Semantic Infusion Based on Self-esteem Michael D for Semantic Infusion Based on Self-esteem', Self and Identity, 9: 1, 87 -- 111, First published on: 24;Belief and Feeling in Self-reports of Emotion: Evidence for Semantic Infusion Based on Self

  17. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 13, 2012 Contact: Karen Robinson (karobinson@som.umaryand.edu)

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    Weber, David J.

    and three fellow Institute for Genome Sciences faculty who worked on the project: Brandi Cantarel, Ph

  18. Sculpting Semiconductor Heteroepitaxial Islands: From Dots to Rods J. T. Robinson,1,2

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    Evans, Paul G.

    that may be exploited to tailor the functionality of island arrays in heteroepitaxial systems. DOI: 10 been shown to mediate the growth of high-quality, single-crystalline films in systems in which island island growth. In general, investigations of this system have focused on the characterization of fundamen

  19. Robinson et al. Challenges for Map Symbol Standardization Proceedings of the 7th

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    Klippel, Alexander

    results from research into the application of the ANSI 415-2006 INCITS Homeland Security Map Symbol on the current ANSI 415-2006 INCITS Homeland Security Map Symbol Standard (ANSI, 2006). Our examination of the ANSI standard is intended to elaborate key issues associated with the adoption / rejection of map

  20. The NordstromRobinson Code is the Binary Image of the Octacode #

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    Sloane, Neil J. A.

    . This leads to an `isometric labeling' [Fo91] of Z 2 2 by Z 4 , namely 00 # 0, 01 # 1, 11 # 2, 10 # 3 . (1) We weight enumerator of D is given by LeeD (x

  1. Robinson Bar Pool & Spa Low Temperature Geothermal Facility | Open Energy

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  2. Dr. Robinson E. Pino | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)

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  3. Adversarial Diplomacy and African American Politics

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    Williams II, Ronald Cartell

    2011-01-01

    Robinson’s autobiography as the primary source of somethis autobiography, while functioning as a primary source on

  4. Neurotic Contentment: A Self-Regulation View of Neuroticism-Linked Michael D. Robinson, Scott Ode, and Benjamin M. Wilkowski

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    of neuroti- cism, but more negative affect at low levels of neuroticism. The findings are interpreted

  5. Fully Nonlinear Potential Flow Model of an Experimental Submerged Moored Structure Huan Lin, David Robinson, Solomon Yim*

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    Yim, Solomon C.

    -structure interaction and large geometry in the structural restoring force. Complex nonlinear responses observed-scale experiment of a multi-point- moored, submerged sphere subjected to monochromatic waves was conducted at the O approximation of the nonlinear restoring, and hydrodynamic excitation of inertia and drag components. The waves

  6. Bin BrookThe Magazine of robinson College, Cambridge L E n T 2 0 1 2

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    Flynn, E. Victor

    Digging Around 2 A new image 4 Fellowship Profile 5 new Highs in Education 7 College Chaplaincy 9 Contents #12;Just Digging Around... Martine Gallie (1981, pictured right) read Archaeology and Anthropology for the association's image. i learned that, as well as patients,doctors are interested in money and golf. Despite

  7. Photofragment translational spectroscopy of 1,2-butadiene at 193 nm Jason C. Robinson, Weizhong Sun,a)

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    Neumark, Daniel M.

    and C4H5 H. The C3H3 product can be identified as the propargyl radical through measurement of its of information regarding the disposal of energy by excited molecules or radicals.1 Unsaturated hydrocarbon hydrocarbons, they have a larger number of low- lying electronic states that can contribute to their spectros

  8. R W. H., Krrt-occ, W. W. & Robinson, G. D. (Ed-)' 'i' 'i"airrt""t

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    Marsh, Helene

    ,Cambridge,England' in 1974 have shown, however, that Jarge aggre- east coast of Cape York (Heinsohn et al-, in s. & WETHERAI's'i Energy and Climate / 9l PSAC (1965). P. 127 in U. S. President'sScience Advisory Committee, EnvironmentalP.,illustr.,maPs. ScnNnrorR, S. H. & Mrsrnow, L. H- (1976). The Genesis Strategy. Plenum Press,New York, N.Y': 419 pp

  9. SES 405 Systems Engineering for Space Missions Instructors: Team teaching by Prof. Mark Robinson and Prof. Paul Scowen

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    Rhoads, James

    SES 405 ­ Systems Engineering for Space Missions Instructors: Team teaching engineering with an emphasis on the following topics: the systems engineering process objectives include: 1) to develop a systems engineering perspective of how space

  10. Interemporal Risk Aversion - or - Wouldn't it be Nice to Tell Whether Robinson Crusoe is Risk

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    Traeger, Christian P.

    2011-01-01

    measured with respect to lotteries over coconut consumption.theory works great for coconuts. They are, at least withrisk aversion, also ‘the zero coconut level’ is well de?ned.

  11. Inequality and Institutions: A Review Essay on Why Nations Fail by Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson

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    Currie, Thomas E

    2013-01-01

    illustrated by the industrial revolution. However, underdevelopments of the industrial revolution, and threaten theease of spread of the Industrial Revolution and its economic

  12. Oak Ridge Site Specific Advisory Board

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    Bruce Hicks, Vice Chair Howard Holmes Jennifer Kasten Belinda Price Mary Smalling Wanda Smith Corkie Staley Others present Dave Adler, DOE-Oak Ridge Office (DOE-ORO), Alternate...

  13. Copyright 2005 Hafiz Abdur Rahman & Konstantin Beznosov T H E U N I V E R S I T Y O F B R I T I S H C O L U M B I A

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    on vulnerability reports of Computer Emergency Readiness Team Coordination Center (CERT/CC) data Chakrabarti Reports Degree of Impact ­ High (A.1) - On November 19, 1994, Iowa City's US West telephone system shut down at about 3:30 p.m., local time, and service was gradually restored between 7:30 and 9:30 p

  14. Cementing at High Pressure Zones in KSA Discovering Mystery behind Pipe Abdulla Faleh Al-Dossary, Abdulaziz Al-Majed, M. Enamul Hossain and Muhammad Kalimur Rahman, King Fahd

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    Hossain, M. Enamul

    - pressurized zone) and B (low-pressure zone) formations occurred due to long term sea water injection, and has-A water on cement, where the cement was exposed to formation-A water under downhole conditions. The tests

  15. Key Meeting Takeaways from 2014 Meeting at Case Western and Changes...

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    Tech Professor S. Rahman( offered to host VOLTTRON session at February IEEE meeting in DC if desired by DOE * A VOLTTRON workshop host by Consortium for Building Energy...

  16. Numerical simulations of the Macondo well blowout reveal strong control of oil flow by reservoir permeability and exsolution of gas

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    Oldenburg, C.M.

    2013-01-01

    Elsevier, New York) 476 pp. 7. Beggs HD, Robinson JR (1975)in Eoil using the approach of Beggs and Robinson (7) as a

  17. Permeability, Resistivity and Strength of Fouled Railroad Ballast

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    Rahman, A. J.

    2013-08-31

    stream_size 103650 stream_content_type text/plain stream_name Rahman_ku_0099M_12866_DATA_1.pdf.txt stream_source_info Rahman_ku_0099M_12866_DATA_1.pdf.txt Content-Encoding ISO-8859-1 Content-Type text/plain; charset=ISO-8859...

  18. Community and household determinants of water quality in coastal Ghana

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    Smith, David C.

    Buszin, Holly Reed, David C. Smith, Zarah Rahman, Catherine Andrzejewski, Kofi Awusabo-Asare and Michael University, Box G-S121, 121 South Main Street, Room 220, Providence, RI 02912, USA Tel.: 401-863-1354 Fax: 401-863-1373 E-mail: Stephen_McGarvey@brown.edu Justin Buszin Holly Reed Zarah Rahman Catherine

  19. When and Why States Project Power /

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    Markowitz, Jonathan

    2014-01-01

    James A Robinson, "When is a state predatory? ," (University of Southern California, 1997); Gary W Cox, "

  20. Virginia Commonwealth University Premedical Graduate Certificate Program Class of 2015

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    Hammack, Richard

    University of Virginia Virginia Tech Thomas Robinson Jonathan Saado Bryan Saldana Habiba Shah Jeanne Spence

  1. E-print Network : Main View : Search Results for Title: "Reversible...

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    Reversible control of spin-polarized supercurrents in ferromagnetic Josephson junctions" Author: Banerjee AND Robinson...

  2. The Impact of Hurricane Force Wind Fields on the North Pacific Ocean Environment STEVEN BUSINGER, SELEN YILDIZ, AND THOMAS E. ROBINSON

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    Businger, Steven

    oil platform operations, and search and rescue missions (Kite-Powell 2011). A combination of high of miles away (Caldwell and Aucan 2007). Accurate estimates of cur- rent and future wind and sea state

  3. B. Fi'Robinson, Produkon'Diviaion a/24/51 D. S. Seil, Engfnee&g.and Construction Division

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  4. High yield fusion in a staged Z-pinch

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    RAHMAN, H. U; WESSEL, F. J; ROSTOKER, N.; NEY, P. H

    2009-01-01

    z-pinch for controlled fusion. PHYSICS OF PLASMAS, 8:616,N. Rostoker. Thermonuclear fusion by a z-? pinch. In DenseHigh yield fusion in a Staged Z-pinch H. U. Rahman, F. J.

  5. Distribution ICategory: General Reactor Technology

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    Shlyakhter, Ilya

    Abdul-Rahman Fahmy St., Garden City, 11SJll, Cairo, Egypt. #12;I. INTRODUCTION From the earliest times can build houses to avoid radon gas or to trap it; by being careless with fluorocarbons we can allow

  6. Chapter 27 -- Breast Cancer Genomics, Section VI, Pathology and Biological Markers of Invasive Breast Cancer

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    Spellman, Paul T.

    2011-01-01

    Rahman N.  ATM and breast cancer susceptibility.  Oncogene genes for inherited breast cancer.  Cancer Cell 2007;11: study identifies novel breast  cancer susceptibility loci.  

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    , by Wanda Johnsen 9 Army issues tax deduction policy for energy-efficient building design, by John W. Wehmanen 10 Army energy-efficiency tax deduction policy, by Alan D. King 12 Geothermal heat pump Center exceeds standard with LEED Gold, by Vanessa Lynch 26 Building strong, building green on America

  8. XXXI IAHR CONGRESS 329 ASSESSMENT OF BASIN RAINFALL GRADEX OVER 1 TO 7 DAYS

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    IN 67 RHONE SUB-CATCHMENTS WANDA BEROLO1 and JEAN-PIERRE LABORDE2 1 Research Engineer, University area according to rainfall duration. The validation of the model, performed with a test sample composed to `true' gradex and concern sub-catchments characterized by heavy Mediterranean rainfall. The comparison

  9. THE SCIENTIFIC METHOD AND THE LATKEHAMENTASH ISSUE

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    THE SCIENTIFIC METHOD AND THE LATKE­HAMENTASH ISSUE or I CAN TELL YOU-- BUT IT'S GONNA COST Edward own body to the bitter cold Chicago wind, fluffed his coat into a makeshift pillow, and put it under without a word spoken between us, I decided to open with the food topic. "Wanda-Sue" I said, "do you like

  10. THE CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES TO MEET THE WORKFORCE DEMAND IN THE ELECTRIC POWER AND ENERGY PROFESSION

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    1 THE CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES TO MEET THE WORKFORCE DEMAND IN THE ELECTRIC POWER AND ENERGY to be about 25%. The demand for U.S. electrical engineers in construction will be up from 150,000 today to 175 PROFESSION Wanda Reder, S & C Electric Company, 6601 North Ridge Blvd., Chicago, IL 60626- 3997, USA Vahid

  11. University of Rhode Island inAdvance March 30, 2006

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    . More... University Library wins national award for information forum series The University of Rhode with high-tech training The traditional Narragansett Indian culture plays a vital role in Wanda Hopkins Island Library has been selected to receive the 2006 Association of College and Research Libraries

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    FOR MAINTENANCE OPERATIONS 6. Performing Organization Code 7. Author(s) Roger P. Bligh, Nauman M. Sheikh, Wanda L: Development of Portable Concrete Traffic Barriers for Maintenance Operations URL: http the barrier well suited for maintenance and work zone operations. 17. Key Words Concrete Median Barriers, CMB

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    Catalogue 2000-2001 The University of Vermont Burlington, Vermont 05405 #12;The University of Vermont Equal Opportunity inEducational Programs and Activities Policy The University of Vermont and State, University of Vermont, 41­43 South Prospect Street, Burlington, VT 05405 (802- 656-3380) or Wanda Heading

  14. The Expressive Workplace Doctrine: Protecting the Public Discourse from Hostile Work Environment Actions

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    2008-01-01

    Robinson v. Jacksonville Shipyards, 760 F. Supp. 1486 (M.D.case, Robinson v. Jacksonville Shipyards, 39 illustrates howIn that case, a female shipyard worker sued for gender

  15. Review of Historical Membrane Workshop Results

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    Presentation by Sharon Robinson (Oak Ridge National Laboratory) for the Membrane Technology Workshop held July 24, 2012

  16. Seven Los Alamos scientists earn AAAS honors

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    are focused on catalysis applicable to energy applications, including biofuels synthesis and nitrogen functionalization chemistries. Jeanne Robinson, Laboratory Directed...

  17. The abundance and distribution of macro-invertebrates in the cooling-water canal system of the P. H. Robinson Generating Station located on Galveston Bay, Texas, with emphasis on the effect of supplemental cooling towers 

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    1977-01-01

    1974 'll Jul 1974 24 Jul 1974 7 Aug 1974 20 Au9 1974 6 Sep 1974 'l9 Sep 1974 2 Oct 1974 IA E I E EA I E I 17 Oct 1974 5 Nov 1974 22 Nov 1974 4 Dec 1974 18 Dec 1974 8 Jan 1975 20 Jan 1975 3 Feb 1975 17 feb 1975 6 War 1975 20 Her... I I 11 Jul 1974 24 Jul 1974 7 Aug 1974 20 Aug 1974 6 Sep 1974 E 19 Sep 1974 2 Oct 1974 17 Oct 1974 5 Nov 1974 E 22 Hov 1974 4 Dec 1974 18 Dec 1974 8 Jan 1975 20 Jan 1975 F. E I EA rA I 3 Feb '1975 IE 17 Feb 1975 6 Tahar 1975...

  18. A Survey of High Performance Schools 

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    2006-01-01

    , S., Kurn, D., & Hanford, J. 1997. Peak power and cooling energy savings of high- albedo roofs. Energy and Buildings, 25, 117-126. ASHRAE. 1999. ASHRAE Standard 90.1-1999. Atalanta, GA: American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air... in old school buildings. Energy and Buildings, 29, 241-246. Callahan, Michael P., Danny S. Parker, Wanda L. Dutton, Janet E.R. McIlvaine. 1997. Energy Efficiency for Florida Educational Facilities: The 1996 Energy Survey of Florida Schools. Final...

  19. The impact of pre-kindergarten enrollment on student performance as identified by third grade reading and math Texas Assessment of Knowledege and Skills(TAKS) scores among selected title 1 elementary schools 

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    Maldonado, Wanda

    2008-10-10

    ON STUDENT PERFORMANCE AS IDENTIFIED BY THIRD GRADE READING AND MATH TEXAS ASSESSMENT OF KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS (TAKS) SCORES AMONG SELECTED TITLE I ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS A Record of Study by WANDA MALDONADO Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A...&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of DOCTOR OF EDUCATION May 2008 Major Subject: Educational Administration THE IMPACT OF PRE-KINDERGARTEN ENROLLMENT ON STUDENT PERFORMANCE AS IDENTIFIED BY THIRD GRADE READING AND MATH TEXAS...

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

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    Nanocharacterization Lab (Stanford, CA) EEOEPMBETD James Robinson Integrated Plastic Substrates for OLED Lighting Create a fully functional integrated substrate for use...

  1. Resource Limits and Conversion Efficiency with Implications for Climate Change

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    Croft, Gregory Donald

    2009-01-01

    of Petroleum Geologists, Tulsa, 1958 Farrell, A. E. and3, 1986, Pennwell Publishing, Tulsa OK Robinson, Ken K. andPetroleum Geologists, Tulsa, 1990 Brennan, P. , Raudhatain

  2. Molecular Foundry

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    Electrocatalyst Nikolay Kornienko, UC Berkeley Iterative Synthesis of Nanoporous Palladium David Robinson, Sandia National Lab Engineering metal-insulator transitions in 1d...

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    2012-04-03

    Shafiq,. Fatima. W. Aida, Carilla. Cai, Jinghe. Delnick,. Emily. Scherer,. Victoria. Robinson,. Jason. V. Smith,. BreAnna. Bianchi,. Kevin. W isely,. Katherine. Clark,.

  4. ADVANCED LIGHT SOURCE ACTIVITY REPORT 2002

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    Duque Annette Greiner Elizabeth Moxon Arthur L. Robinson Lori Tamura DESIGN, LAYOUT, PHOTOGRAPHY ........................................................................................ v Feature: The ALS Takes the Plunge: Feature: Structural Biology Hits High Gear: Note from

  5. Shifting Power in Sacramento: The Effects of Term Limits on Legislative Staff

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    Robinson, Katerina L

    2011-01-01

    and Implications. Sacramento: California Senate Office ofRobinson: Shifting Power in Sacramento Price, Charles M.1 Shifting Power in Sacramento: The Effects of Term Limits

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    [1], L. Lipshitz and Z. Robinson. Flattening and analytic continuation of affinoid morphisms. Remarks on a paper of T. S. Gardener and H. Schoutens: “Flattening

  7. Measurements of the ion fraction and mobility of ? - and ?...

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    C. Y. ; Robinson, A. ; Rowson, P. C. ; Russell, J. J. ; Schubert, A. ; Sinclair, D. ; Smith, E. ; Stekhanov, V. ; Tarka, M. ; Tolba, T. ; Tsang, R. ; Twelker, K. ; Vuilleumier,...

  8. Coordination of Retail Demand Response with Midwest ISO Markets

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    Bharvirkar, Ranjit

    2008-01-01

    Robinson, Michael, 2008, "Demand Response in Midwest ISOPresentation at MISO Demand Response Working Group Meeting,Coordination of Retail Demand Response with Midwest ISO

  9. The Geysers Geothermal Field Update1990/2010

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    Brophy, P.

    2012-01-01

    Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS)  Brown, D.W. , Robinson, The  Northwest  Geysers  EGS  Demonstration Project Phase Geothermal  System  (EGS)  in  the  Northern  Geysers 

  10. BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY FORUM ATTENDEES

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    President 6 Joshua Larson MELE Associates, Inc. Sr. Program Analyst 7 Glenn Robinson Blue Ridge Information Systems President 8 Kirk Owens Leidos, Inc. Senior Program Manager 9...

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    July 2010 Chemical and Morphological Evolution of Nanoporous PdRh Alloy Particles for Hydrogen Storage. Robinson, David ; Jacobs, Ben W. ; Sugar, Joshua Daniel Abstract not...

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    2012-04-03

    eisel,. Caitlin. Robinson,. N ykky. Anderson,. Chelsie. S. Gravesande,. W aynelle. Day, Zoie. W illiams,. Frankie. Taylor, Austin. Gentry,. Doug. R. Basile,. Charlyn.

  13. COMMENTARY: What to Expect from US "Democracy Promotion" in Iraq

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    Robinson, William I.

    2004-01-01

    Democracy Promotion” in Iraq William I. Robinson Universityfor “promoting democracy” in Iraq is an integral componentinvasion and occupation of Iraq and they face an expanding

  14. TITLE AUTHORS SUBJECT SUBJECT RELATED DESCRIPTION PUBLISHER AVAILABILI...

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    Silver Functionalized Silica Aerogel Matyas Josef Fryxell Glen E Robinson Matthew J Reprocessing Silver functionalized arogel Radioiodine Aging Sorption BET SEM XRD Reprocessing...

  15. Characterization of Dry-Air Aged Granules of Silver-Functionalized...

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    Silica Aerogel Matyas, Josef; Fryxell, Glen E.; Robinson, Matthew J. Reprocessing; Silver-functionalized arogel; Radioiodine; Aging; Sorption; BET; SEM; XRD...

  16. # Project Title Pre-requisites Advisor(s) Control of a DC Motor Drive: Design and

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    Masoudi, Husain M.

    & MINERALS DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING EE 411 LIST OF CAPSTONE PROJECTS 071 #12;8 The Development Design of A grid Connected Wind Farm Dr. Ibrahim El-Amin Mr. Shafique Rahman (RI) & Mr. Firoz Ahmed (RI-Zaher & Mr. Ahmad Abul-Hussain 20 On the Design of a 1000 MVA, 132 / 13.8 kV Power Substation Dr. Zakariya Al

  17. SmartAnalyzer: A Noninvasive Security Threat Analyzer for AMI Smart Grid

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    Wang, Yongge

    SmartAnalyzer: A Noninvasive Security Threat Analyzer for AMI Smart Grid Mohammad Ashiqur Rahman) is the core component in the smart grid that exhibits a highly complex network configuration comprising configuration in order to verify the potential threats. In this paper, we present SmartAnalyzer, a security

  18. On Outage Performance of Spectrum-Sharing Communication over M-Block Fading

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    Shihada, Basem

    On Outage Performance of Spectrum-Sharing Communication over M-Block Fading AbdulRahman Alabbasi to the primary and secondary users. We minimize the secondary user's targeted outage probability over the block-fading channels. To protect the primary user, a statistical constraint on its targeted outage probability

  19. Contamination of drinking-water by arsenic in Bangladesh: a public health emergency

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    California at Berkeley, University of

    Contamination of drinking-water by arsenic in Bangladesh: a public health emergency Allan H. Smith,1 Elena O. Lingas,2 & Mahfuzar Rahman3 The contamination of groundwater by arsenic in Bangladesh contamination. Studies in other countries where the population has had long-term exposure to arsenic

  20. University of Alberta FGSR Council meeting summary, 2010/02/17 Summary of a Meeting of the

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    Wang, Hao "Howard"

    S Caulfield, Art & Design D Burshtyn, Medical Microbiology & Imm J Chang, Biological Sciences E Le, Modern CR Lindsey, Economics A El-Kadi, Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences J McClay, Elementary Education, GSA President M Azadi, Mechanical Engineering M Rahman, GSA VP Academic A Chazimirsaied, Mechanical

  1. Microtubule-Associated Protein 3 Regulates IP3 Receptor Clustering and Ca^2+ Signaling in Endothelial Cells

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    Geyer, Melissa; Huang, Fei; Sun, Ying; Vogel, Stephen M.; Malik, Asrar B.; Taylor, Colin W.; Komarova, Yulia A.

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    .A., Alvarez, I.S., Alessi, D.R., and Martin-Romero, F.J. (2010). Phosphorylation of STIM1 at ERK1/2 target sites modulates store-operated calcium entry. J Cell Sci. 123, 3084-3093. Rahman, T.U., Skupin, A., Falcke, M., and Taylor, C.W. (2009). Clustering...

  2. Natural Disasters and Adaptation to Climate Change Edited by Sarah Boulter, Jean Palutikof, David Karoly, and Daniela Guitart

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    Batterbury, Simon

    wave: impacts, public health adaptation and response in France 189 Mathilde Pascal, Alain Le Tertre cyclone Sidr in Bangladesh 264 Bimal K. Paul and Munshi K. Rahman 18 Coffee, disasters, and social-ecological resilience in Guatemala and Chiapas, Mexico 276 Hallie Eakin, Helda Morales, Edwin Castellanos, Gustavo Cruz

  3. Relation of centroid molecular dynamics and ring-polymer molecular dynamics to exact quantum dynamics

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    Hele, Timothy J. H.; Willatt, Michael J.; Muolo, Andrea; Althorpe, Stuart C.

    2015-01-01

    distribution as the more commonly used discrete form of ref. 12 and 13. 11D.L. Freeman and J.D. Doll, J. Chem. Phys.80, 5709 (1984). 12D. Chandler and P.G. Wolynes, J. Chem. Phys.74, 4078 (1981). 13M. Parrinello and A. Rahman, J. Chem. Phys.80, 860 (1984). 14...

  4. Ultralow Absorption Coefficient and Temperature Dependence of Radiative Recombination of CH3NH3PbI3 Perovskite from

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    Perovskite from Photoluminescence Chog Barugkin, Jinjin Cong, The Duong, Shakir Rahman, Hieu T. Nguyen perovskite methylammonium lead iodide (CH3NH3PbI3) films from 675 to 1400 nm. Unlike other methods used of organic-inorganic halide perovskite- based solar cells has attracted enormous interest from the entire PV

  5. SPAPI: A Security and Protection Architecture for Physical Infrastructures and Its Deployment Strategy Using Wireless Sensor Networks

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    Strategy Using Wireless Sensor Networks Hafiz Abdur Rahman Department of ECE University of British Columbia Vancouver, Canada rahmanha@ece.ubc.ca Konstantin Beznosov Department of ECE University of British Columbia, electricity, telecommunication, gas and petroleum distribution networks; interstate roads, etc. Until recently

  6. A dimensional decomposition method for stochastic fracture mechanics

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    Rahman, Sharif

    A dimensional decomposition method for stochastic fracture mechanics Sharif Rahman * Department required by the proposed method can be viewed as performing deterministic fracture analyses at selected, no derivatives of fracture response are required by the new method developed. Results of three numerical exam

  7. 1 OCTOBER 1998 3077F E L D S T E I N A N D L E E 1998 American Meteorological Society

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    Lee, Sukyoung

    and Hundermark 1992; Hartmann 1995; Hartmann and Lo 1998) and in ide- alized numerical models (Robinson 1991, 1996; Yu and Hartmann 1993; Lee and Feldstein 1996; Feldstein and Lee 1996). The modeling studies of Robinson (1991) and Yu and Hartmann (1993) present results suggesting that the ZI anomaly is maintained

  8. TREND Vol 57:1 Spring 2007 The College of Engineering is excited to honor twelve

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    Anderson, Richard

    ," Frank Robinson established his own company in 1973 to build low- cost civilian helicopters. His models became hot sellers, and Robinson Helicopter has long held top ranking as the world's largest manufacturer of commercial helicopters. Sally Jewell is the CEO of Recreational Equipment, Inc. and a role model for civic

  9. Neural and Collagen Tissue Properties As They Relate to Glenohumeral Joint Laxity and Stiffness

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    Witherspoon, Jessica Waine'ette

    2014-05-31

    critical knowledge of cryoprotectants for sectioning dense fibrous tissue. I thank Damon Mar for building the devices required for this body of work and assisting with the mechanical part of this study. Thanks to the lab for creating a great working... allowing him to be with me also in spirit during the latter part of my attendance here. To my mommy, Wanda Witherspoon, thank you for your strength, ability to keep me focused through never ending adversity, constant reminder of my goals, prayers, and vi...

  10. PASSPORTS TO PRIVILEGE: THE ENGLISH-MEDIUM SCHOOLS IN PAKISTAN

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    Rahman, Tariq

    2005-01-01

    IN PAKISTAN TARIQ RAHMAN _____________________________________________________________________ ABSTRACT Based on two recent surveys of some selected urban areas of Pakistan, the author draws interesting conclusions in this article about the English... -medium schools in Pakistan. The elites of the country have long realized the power of the English language and have even institutionalized the process of acquiring the same. As seen elsewhere in South Asia, the English-speaking elites of the country profess...

  11. The Brighton declaration: the value of non-communicable disease modelling in population health sciences

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    Webber, Laura; Mytton, Oliver T.; Briggs, Adam D. M.; Woodcock, James; Scarborough, Peter

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    Marsh, Marco Mesa-Frias, Lise Retat; Imperial College London: Anthony Laverty; The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine: Zaid Chalabi; University College London: Luz Sanchez Romero; University of Oxford: Anja Mizdrak, Mike Rayner, Marco... , Sayre EC, Flanagan WM, Fines P, Cibere J, Rahman MM, Bansback NJ, Anis AH, Jordan JM, Sobolev B, Aghajanian J, Kang W, Greidanus NV, Garbuz DS, Hawker GA, Badley EM. Development of a population-based microsimulation model of osteoarthritis in Canada...

  12. Causality in scalar-Einstein waves

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    Mark D. Roberts

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    A wavelike scalar-Einstein solution is found and indicating vectors constructed from the Bel-Robinson tensor are used to study which objects co-move with the wave and whether gravitational energy transfer is null.

  13. Sociospatial distribution of access to facilities for moderate and vigorous intensity physical activity in Scotland by different modes of transport

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    Lamb, Karen E; Ogilvie, David; Ferguson, Neil S; Murray, Jonathan; Wang, Yang; Ellaway, Anne

    2012-05-08

    Epidemiology Unit and UKCRC Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR), Box 296, Institute of Public Health, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 0SR, UK. 3Department of Civil Engineering, University of Strathclyde, John Anderson Building, 107 Rottenrow...

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    Carpenter House 176 Curtis Wilson BlakesleeBlakeslee Sawyer Office Services Hallowell Hall Blakely Elliot-Pearson Child Dev. Centr. Elliot-Pearson Child Dev. Centr. Robinson Hall Hamilton Pool Halligan Hall Paige Hall

  15. Prsente L' INSTITUT NATIONAL DES SCIENCES

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    et sociale d'une nation, ou encore Alan Turing (1912-1954) sous la direction duquel les calculateurs programmes et d'imprimantes. Sans Alan Turing, Robinson et Colossus, mon travail durant ces

  16. Using Proof-Planning to Investigate the Structure of Proof in Non-Standard Analysis 

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    Maclean, Ewen

    2004-01-01

    This thesis presents an investigation into the structure of proof in non-standard analysis using proof-planning. The theory of non-standard analysis, developed by Robinson in the 1960s, offers a more algebraic way of ...

  17. Randomness, symmetry and scaling of mesoscale eddy life cycles

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    by frictional, radiative or barotropic de- cay, or of vortex merger dynamics in quasigeostrophic turbulent al., 1976; MODE Group, 1978; Wun- sch, 1981; McWilliams et al., 1983; Robinson, 1983; Schmitz et al

  18. Evaluating complex interventions in End of Life Care: the MORECare Statement on good practice generated by a synthesis of transparent expert consultations and systematic reviews

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    Higginson, Irene J.; Evans, Catherine J.; Grande, Gunn; Preston, Nancy; Morgan, Myfanwy; McCrone, Paul; Lewis, Penney; Fayers, Peter; Harding, Richard; Hotopf, Matthew; Murray, Scott A.; Benalia, Hamid; Gysels, Marjolein; Farquhar, Morag; Todd, Chris; MORECare

    2013-04-24

    and Global Health, Oudezijds Achterburgwal 185, 1012 DK, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 12Primary Care Unit, Department of Public Health & Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Institute of Public Health, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 OSR, UK...

  19. The Automation Of Proof By Mathematical Induction 

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    Bundy, Alan

    This paper is a chapter of the Handbook of Automated Reasoning edited by Voronkov and Robinson. It describes techniques for automated reasoning in theories containing rules of mathematical induction. Firstly, inductive reasoning is defined and its...

  20. 851 S.W. Sixth Avenue, Suite 1100 Steve Crow 503-222-5161 Portland, Oregon 97204-1348 Executive Director 800-452-5161

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    Washington Phil Rockefeller Washington October 25, 2012 MEMORANDUM TO: Fish and Wildlife Committee FROM: Nancy Leonard, Fish Wildlife Ecosystem Monitoring and Evaluation Manager Peter Paquet, Wildlife and Resident Fish Manager Laura Robinson, Program Implementation and Liaison Specialist SUBJECT: Discussion

  1. THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY WILL BE HELD ON MONDAY 28TH APRIL 2014 AT THE

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    Treasurer's report. Kit Robinson, FCCA 6. Hon. Syllabus Secretary's report. Pat Hey 7. CoQueen 11. Hon. Historian's Report. Tony Thompson 12. Acceptance of reports. Proposal from the floor 13. Any

  2. DESIGNING UPA PUBLICATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN CENTERED DESIGN & ENGINEERING // VOL. 4 // 2015 WE PUT PEOPLE FIRS

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    and the City of Seattle. HCDE PhD students Cynthia Bennett and John Robinson won prestigious Graduate Research. Students learn methods for planning and developing intuitive, user-friendly product designs. This four

  3. Fluorescence lifetime based characterization of active and tunable plasmonic nanostructures

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    Heflin, Randy

    . Heflin,3 Hans D. Robinson,3 and Yong Xu1,5 1 Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of Engineering, Alexandria University, Alexandria 21526, Egypt 3 Department of Physics, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg

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    Joshua (5) Bishop, Joseph E. (4) Mosso, Stewart John (4) Robinson, Allen Conrad (4) Wong, Michael K. W. (4) Brown, Kevin H. (3) Dingreville, Remi Philippe Michel (3) Garasi,...

  5. Accounting for Children's Illnesses: Epistemics and Social Relations in Mapuche Healing and Chilean Primary Care Medicine

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    Guzman, Jennifer Rhae

    2012-01-01

    Jeffrey D. Robinson 2006a Accounting for the Visit: GivingCALIFORNIA Los Angeles Accounting for Children’s Illnesses:OF THE DISSERTATION Accounting for Children’s Illnesses:

  6. Computation of Emotions

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    Robinson, Peter

    2014-11-12

    facial expressions and head gestures. In Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, page 154, Washington, DC, 2004. [5] L. D. Riek and P. Robinson. Synthesising head and facial movement disorders on android robots...

  7. Sex in the City: Prostitution in the Age of Global Migrations

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    Robinson, Lillian S.

    2012-01-01

    Robinson. 1998. Night Market: Sex- ual Cultures and the ThaiNight Mar- ket: Tourism, Sex, and Commerce in ContemporaryJo Doezma (eds. ), Global Sex Workers: Rights, Resis- tance,

  8. Instructor: Steven Wisensale, Ph.D.

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    Alpay, S. Pamir

    Ruth's America · Baseball and War - From World War I to 9/11 and beyond · A Parallel Universe - Racism, Jim Crow laws, and the Negro Leagues · Addressing Racism - Jackie Robinson, Hank Greenberg

  9. Middle distillate hydrotreatment zeolite catalysts containing Pt/Pd or Ni 

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    Marin-Rosas, Celia

    2009-05-15

    dibenzothiophenes (sDBT) and phenanthrene as well as molar-averaged conversion was evaluated in a continuous flow Robinson Mahoney reactor with stationary basket in the hydrodesulfurization and hydrogenation of heavy gas oil which contains sulphur refractory...

  10. National Idling Reduction Network News - April 2013

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    EBINAR&utmcampaignCH+Robinson+follo wup+2&utmmediumemail DieselProgress Nickel Supercapacitors as Part of an Idle-Reduction Strategy http:www.dpna- digital.comdpna...

  11. BIOENERGIZEME INFOGRAPHIC CHALLENGE: Bioenergy Through Time

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    This infographic was created by students from Robinson HS in Tampa, FL, as part of the U.S. Department of Energy-BioenergizeME Infographic Challenge. The BioenergizeME Infographic Challenge...

  12. Uni cation Theory Franz Baader

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    Baader, Franz

    HANDBOOK OF AUTOMATED REASONING Edited by Alan Robinson and Andrei Voronkov c 2001 Elsevier Science is a fundamental process upon which many methods for automated de- duction are based. Uni#12;cation theory

  13. Effect of dietary calcium and phosphorus levels on performance and bone development of large-framed developing boars 

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    Robinson, Robert Glen

    1975-01-01

    EFFECT OF DIETARY CALCIUM AND PHOSPHORUS LEVELS ON PERFORMANCE AND BONE DEVELOPMENT OF LARGE-FRAMED DEVELOPING BOARS A Thesis by ROBERT GLEN ROBINSON Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas AQ4 University in partial fulfillment... of the requirement for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE August 1975 Major Subject. : Animal Science EFFECT OF DIETARY CALCIUM AND PHOSPHORUS LEVELS ON PERFORMANCE AND BONE DEVELOPMENT OF LARGE-~ DEVELOPING BOARS A Thesis by ROBERT GLEN ROBINSON Approved...

  14. Skin Bleaching in Jamaica: A Colonial Legacy 

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    Robinson, Petra Alaine

    2012-07-16

    -1 SKIN BLEACHING IN JAMAICA: A COLONIAL LEGACY A Dissertation by PETRA ALAINE ROBINSON Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY... May 2011 Major Subject: Educational Human Resource Development Skin Bleaching in Jamaica: A Colonial Legacy Copyright 2011 Petra Alaine Robinson SKIN BLEACHING IN JAMAICA: A COLONIAL LEGACY...

  15. Cogeneration Project Analysis Update 

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    Robinson, A. M.; Garcia, L. N.

    1987-01-01

    -1 ------------ COGENERATION PROJECT ANALYSIS UPDATE by Arthur M. Robinson & Luis N. Garcia ROBINSON & GARCIA Energy Consultants P. O. Box 1203, Destrehan, LA 70047 ABSTRACT Not long ago, to evaluate the feasibility of a cogeneration project, a simple economic analysis... pressure steam produced from the turbine exhaust. And fed to an extraction condensing steam turbine, coupled to a second generator. A depiction with typical values is shown in Figure 2. ~) ~ EL.eCTRICJTY FRCM (iE/.)eRATORS BoiLE.R GAS / Fl/EL R...

  16. A REPRINT of a July 1991 Report to Congress, Executive Summary of Verification of Nuclear Warhead Dismantlement and Special Nuclear Material Controls

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    Fuller, James L.

    2008-11-20

    With the renewed thinking and debate about deep reductions in nuclear weapons, including recent proposals about eliminating nuclear warheads altogether, republishing the general conclusions of the Robinson Committee Report of 1992 appears useful. The report is sometimes referred to as the 3151 Report, from Section 3151 of the National Defnse Authorization Act for FY1991, from where its requirement originated. This report contains the Executive Summary only and the forwarding letters from the Committee, the President of the United States, the Secretary of Energy, and C Paul Robinson, the head of the Advisory Committee.

  17. The Shi'a Muslims of the United Provinces of India, c 1890-1940

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    Jones, Justin Rhys

    2007-05-22

    Review X27,2,199O), p. 224. Francis Robinson also writes that 'ideas b% and taruC travelled from the Shi'a heartlands to India' rather than vice versa. Francis Robinson, The 'ulania L/ Farangi 11, chall and Islamic culture in South. "4sia (Delhi, 2001... the former shared few associations of famil\\. re; ýion, scholars: women's education and Muslim social reform in colonial India (New Dclhi, 1998). Barbara Nlelcalf, Islamic revival in British India, p. 315. 3 religious belief or political action. 4...

  18. Conservation and Renewable Energy Policy 1 MAST-622-010, UAPP-626-010, POSC-626-010, Spring 2007

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    Firestone, Jeremy

    Conservation and Renewable Energy Policy 1 MAST-622-010, UAPP-626-010, POSC-626-010, Spring 2007 Conservation and Renewable Energy Policy Spring 2007, Wednesday 9:00 - 11:50, Robinson 203 Class web site: http for stimulating efficiency, reducing demand for energy services, and increasing use of renewable energy; state

  19. J. of Supercritical Fluids 55 (2010) 594602 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect

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    Anisimov, Mikhail

    2010-01-01

    equation is the Peng­Robinson equation [8] often used in industry, especially for refinery and reservoir/volatile oil reservoirs, and gas-injected enhanced oil recovery. However, there are two problems with the application of classi- cal equations of state to characterize the thermodynamic properties of fluids and fluid

  20. Virtual Quidditch: A Challenge Problem for Automatically Programmed Software Agents

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    Fernandez, Thomas

    Cognitive Science Hampshire College Amherst, MA 01002 Alan@HciDesign.com Abstract This paper describes a new Cognitive Science Hampshire College Amherst, MA 01002 lspector@hampshire.edu Ryan Moore Cognitive Science Hampshire College Amherst, MA 01002 ryan moore@hampshire.edu Alan Robinson Cognitive Science Hampshire

  1. Faculty Search Announcement Strategic Management

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    Frantz, Kyle J.

    Faculty Search Announcement Strategic Management Department of Managerial Sciences Robinson College and nominations for multiple tenure track faculty positions at multiple ranks in the area of Strategic Management and teaching interests that represent the different facets of Management including Strategic Management

  2. Cooperative Networks in Interorganizational Settings: Analyzing Cyber-Collective Action

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    Swarup, Samarth

    .Robinson@asu.edu ABSTRACT As evident in the mass protests during the Arab Spring and the Occupy movements, social media of the factors contributing to the mobilization for social movements in the age of digital activism or Hashtag, interorganizational networks, methodology, social movements, Women to Drive, sexual harassment, female, Muslim, blogs

  3. Sensors: Accelleration, light, temperature, pressure, noise & volume

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    Beigl, Michael

    Smart-It Bridge Ethernet/IP Backbone RF Web- Server Developement PC Michael Beigl, Philip RobinsonSmart-Its ! ! ! ! ! Sensors: Accelleration, light, temperature, pressure, noise & volume Size: 4x1, 12kByte program Flash ROM Developement ! ! ! ! Wireless sensing & communication (Smart-Its) RF

  4. Kiran Kumar Bhogadi Decomposition and Generation of Minimal Strongly Connected Digraphs

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    Robinson, Robert W.

    of this algorithm, we are also able to generate all the 2­connected MSDs through 13 vertices in less than an hourKiran Kumar Bhogadi Decomposition and Generation of Minimal Strongly Connected Digraphs (Under the direction of Robert W. Robinson) A new algorithm for the generation of minimal strongly connected digraphs

  5. 451 Market Insight Service 08 FEB 2010 Copyright 2009-10 The 451 Group Page 1 of 5

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    -performance analytics and computer-aided engineering, in industries such as media and entertainment, financial markets Robinson IBM has upped the ante in the battle to win customers with the most demanding capacity-end commercial environments into an integrated appliance. IBM believes that by delivering high performance

  6. The foodscape: classification and field validation of secondary data sources across urban/rural and socio-economic classifications in England

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    Lake, Amelia A; Burgoine, Thomas; Stamp, Elaine; Grieve, Rachael

    2012-04-02

    (CEDAR), Box 296, University of Cambridge, Institute of Public Health, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 0SR, UK. 3Institute of Health & Society, The Baddiley-Clark Building, Newcastle University, Newcastle NE2 4HH, UK. 4Human Nutrition Research...

  7. Large Steam Generating Units for the Combustion of Refuse 

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    Adams, P. J.; Robinson, C. C.

    1981-01-01

    GENERATING UNITS FOR THE COMBUSTION OF REFUSE P. J. Adams and C. C. Robinson Foster Wheeler Limited, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada INTRODUCTION Many by-products of our economy are considered "waste" and are disposed of as landfill or by incineration...

  8. University Valedictorians Bill Jennings 1923

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    Velev, Orlin D.

    University Valedictorians Name Year Bill Jennings 1923 Lamar Moss 1933 Vic Shelburne 1945 Eustace Lithgo 2008 Lindsey Robinson 2008 Clay Wright 2008 William Barnes 2009 Henryk Orlik 2009 Peiwen Thor 2009 Elizabeth Butler 2010 Raleigh Davis 2010 Farshid Jafarpour 2010 Lara Jazmin 2010 Stephen Morton 2010 Scott

  9. SMITHSONIAN COLLABORATIONS A compilation of projects and

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    days, Myanmar's cultural and biological diversity was still a powerful attraction. The availability of economically important plants. Michael Robinson, from the Smithsonian's tropical research institute visited and other measures of success. A list of training courses presented in Myanmar, is also appended

  10. The volume of water filtered by a Continuous Plankton Recorder sample

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    Hays, Graeme

    The volume of water filtered by a Continuous Plankton Recorder sample: the effect of ship speed T filtered 3 m3 of water (Robinson and Hiby, 1978). Hardy (Hardy, 1939) was, however, aware that flow might assumed that the volume of seawater filtered by each sample remained constant and close to 3 m3

  11. Preprint Series No. 159, September 1993 Armagh's Longcase Regulators

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    are of paramount historical importance. A clock by Thomas Earnshaw has been described as `probably the best's importance has waxed and waned. Significant work was done under the directorships of Thomas Romney Robinson of instruments and one may have been donated by WilliamDavenport (Observatory director from 1815 to 1823

  12. Now in its 8th year, the Rugby Academy was developed in

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    Paxton, Anthony T.

    Division 2 Tommy Bowe David Humphreys Paddy Mayne Nigel Carr David Irwin Henry O'Neill George Cromey Jack Matthew Arneill Down Michael Boyd Antrim David Colvin Antrim Craig Fagan England Gareth Hooks Antrim Brian Reekie Antrim Mark Robinson Antrim Mark Sampson Tyrone Jonathan Shiels Derry Peter Starrett Armagh David

  13. Friday, March 27, 2009 PLANNING FOR FUTURE EXPLORATION OF THE MOON

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    Rathbun, Julie A.

    . * Garnero E. J. Robinson M. S. Yu H. A New Paradigm for Seismic Exploration of the Moon, Mars, and Beyond [#2233] In this abstract, we propose a new approach to seismic exploration of the Moon using arraysFriday, March 27, 2009 PLANNING FOR FUTURE EXPLORATION OF THE MOON 1:30 p.m. Waterway Ballroom 6

  14. Vo l . 4 5 , N o . 3 , 2 0 1 2 c o n t e n t s

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    climate and ground- water modeling. In 2000, ORNL became the first DOE laboratory to break the teraflop, computing speed does not translate into great science without software--algorithms to perform an impressive history of software development, too. In the 1960s, ORNL theorists Dean Oen and Mark Robinson used

  15. REVIEW ARTICLES PUBLISHED ONLINE: 2 APRIL 2015 | DOI: 10.1038/NPHYS3242

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    Loss, Daniel

    REVIEW ARTICLES PUBLISHED ONLINE: 2 APRIL 2015 | DOI: 10.1038/NPHYS3242 Superconducting spintronics Jacob Linder1 * and Jason W. A. Robinson2 * Traditional studies that combine spintronics on identifying materials combinations that merge superconductivity and spintronics to enhance device

  16. Water Order Profiles on Phospholipid/Cholesterol Membrane Bilayer Surfaces

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    O'Shea, Paul

    Water Order Profiles on Phospholipid/Cholesterol Membrane Bilayer Surfaces DAVID ROBINSON,1 2011 in Wiley Online Library (wileyonlinelibrary.com). Abstract: Water is pivotal in the stabilization of macromolecular biological structures, although the dynamic en- semble structure of water near to molecular

  17. ReproducedfromVadoseZoneJournal.PublishedbySoilScienceSocietyofAmerica.Allcopyrightsreserved. A Vadose Zone Flow and Transport Model for Los Alamos Canyon,

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    Lu, Zhiming

    VadoseZoneJournal.PublishedbySoilScienceSocietyofAmerica.Allcopyrightsreserved. A Vadose Zone Flow and Transport Model for Los Alamos Canyon, Los Alamos, New Mexico Bruce A. Robinson zone was gations as part of its Environmental Restoration and also modeled. Tritium, in the form of tritiated water, is Groundwater Protection Programs to assess the impact of an excellent tracer

  18. Annales Geophysicae (2005) 23: 7585 SRef-ID: 1432-0576/ag/2005-23-75

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    2005-01-01

    pump wave and (a) electron-acoustic and ion-acoustic waves at the reflection height and (b) upper-hybrid UHF backscatter associated with RF heating R. S. Dhillon and T. R. Robinson Department of Physics with the EISCAT heating facility, is used to di- agnose the ionosphere while heating experiments are con- ducted

  19. Effects of road de-icing salt (NaCl) on larval wood frogs (Rana sylvatica)

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    , and they increase pollution from vehicles and road maintenance (Ashley and Robinson, 1996; Forman and Alexander environmental effects including pollution. A major component of road runoff in northern countries is salt organisms exist. Amphibians require aquatic habitats and chemical pollution is implicated as a major factor

  20. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 12631277, 2009 www.atmos-chem-phys.net/9/1263/2009/

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    Meskhidze, Nicholas

    . L. Robinson (alr@andrew.cmu.edu) 1 Introduction Combustion of biomass is a major source of gas of the gas- and condensed-phase emissions (Reid et al., 2005). Biomass burning emits a complex mixture the ef- fects of photo-oxidation on organic aerosol (OA) emissions from flaming and smoldering hard

  1. MAST628 Syllabus-8/12/2014 p. 1 Offshore Wind Power: Science, engineering, and policy

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    Firestone, Jeremy

    MAST628 Syllabus- 8/12/2014 p. 1 Offshore Wind Power: Science, engineering, and policy MAST 628-4842, dveron@udel.edu, Robinson 114B Class web site with lecture notes: www.udel.edu/sakai UD offshore wind the multiple disciplines required to understand, plan, regulate, and develop offshore wind resources for large

  2. 1438 Biochemical Society Transactions (2012) Volume 40, part 6 Resistance is futile: the bacteriocin model for

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    Riley, Margaret

    2012-01-01

    , Smith College, Northampton, MA 01063, U.S.A. Abstract Pathogenic bacteria resistant to many or all1438 Biochemical Society Transactions (2012) Volume 40, part 6 Resistance is futile: the bacteriocin model for addressing the antibiotic resistance challenge Margaret A. Riley*1 , Sandra M. Robinson

  3. 1212 VOLUME 16J O U R N A L O F C L I M A T E 2003 American Meteorological Society

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    Hartmann, Dennis

    Feedback in the Northern Hemisphere Winter DAVID J. LORENZ AND DENNIS L. HARTMANN Department of Atmospheric; Karoly 1990; Robinson 1991, 1994, 1996; James and James 1992; Yu and Hartmann 1993; Hartmann 1995; Feldstein and Lee 1996, 1998; Lee and Feldstein 1996; Akahori and Yoden 1997; Hartmann and Lo 1998

  4. Banner Code Module Title Credits Semester Module Leader Main Programme on which Module

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    Birmingham, University of

    Robinson Business Management Programmes 07 22868 Change Management 10 2 Joanne Duberley Business Management & Finance 07 02986 Business, Organisation & Management 10 2 Pete Foss Accounting & Finance 07 26357 Intro to Management Accounting 10 2 TBC Accounting & Finance 07 26813 Principles of Financial Accounting 10 2 Lucy

  5. Joseph M. Pyle Frank S. Spear An empirical garnet (YAG) xenotime thermometer

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    Spear, Frank S.

    al. 1968; Robinson et al. 1991; Spear 1992). Samples belonging to the New Hampshire suite are labeled (labeled TM) from the Straord Dome, VT, area (Menard and Spear 1993) and a single staurolite software package QuantumX, and sample images were captured with imaging software package dPict (Geller

  6. Wind turbine impacts on HF radar ocean surface measurements in

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    Wyatt, Lucy

    Wind turbine impacts on HF radar ocean surface measurements in Liverpool Bay Alice Robinson School. The characterisation of the wind turbine interference is assessed and the radar cross section estimated. The modulation with wind turbine interference in a HF radar footprint are made. #12;Contents Contents iv List of Tables vii

  7. 4mlah o! Xmh'ar En,'r~tL.Vol 5. pp. 185 to 196 0306-4549/78/0801-0185502.00/0 Pergamon Press Ltd. 1978. Printed in Great Britain

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    Pázsit, Imre

    (reactor vibration monitoring systems) (Robinson, 1967; Fry, 1971; Lucia et al., 1973; Mayo, 1977 developed for two-group treatment of noise in reflected reactors. The adjoint for a symmetric system reactors (Bauernfeind, 1977; Anon, 1974). Neutron noise measurements have been proved to be an effective

  8. This is the author's version of a work that was submitted/accepted for pub-lication in the following source

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    Boyd, Colin

    to supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) networks. It uses digital data communication to enhance and SCADA networks for a variety of technical and operational reasons (Lauf, Peters, & Robinson, 2010; Zhu on IDSs for SCADA networks, whereas this research focuses on IDSs for smart grid environments. This paper

  9. A marine vertebrate fauna from the Late Triassic of Somerset, and a review of British placodonts

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    Benton, Michael

    .g. Storrs, 1994; Swift and Martill, 1999), ending a long period of semi- arid climate with lacustrine; Duffin, 1980; Swift and Martill, 1999; Storrs, 1994). In the Mendip Hills, the Bristol area and South) (Robinson, 1957; Whiteside and Marshall, 2008). Karstic weathering and tectonic activity created fissures

  10. Probabilistic Synaptic Transmission in the Associative Net Bruce Graham and David Willshaw

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    Graham, Bruce

    a long history (Bennett, Gibson, & Robinson 1994; Marr 1971; McNaughton & Morris 1987; Treves & Rolls (Bennett et al. 1994; Graham & Willshaw 1995; Marr 1971). The nervous system contains many forms of noise models (Canning & Gardner 1988; Gardner­Medwin 1976; Marr 1971; Sompolinsky 1987). One feature

  11. Bill Bradbury Jennifer Anders

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    , 2014 MEMORANDUM TO: Fish and Wildlife Committee Members FROM: Laura Robinson, Program Implementation Summary: Council staff will brief the Fish and Wildlife Committee on the plan to pursue the program's first phase for a feasibility study for anadromous fish reintroduction above Chief Joseph and Grand

  12. 851 S.W. Sixth Avenue, Suite 1100 Steve Crow 503-222-5161 Portland, Oregon 97204-1348 Executive Director 800-452-5161

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    'Toole, Program Implementation Manager Peter Paquet, Manager, Wildlife and Resident Fish Laura Robinson, Program Implementation and Liaison Specialist John Shurts, General Counsel SUBJECT: Columbia River Basin Fish and Wildlife Program amendment process 1. Columbia Basin Fish and Wildlife Program: Artificial Production 2

  13. Bill Bradbury Jennifer Anders

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    , Fish and Wildlife Division Director John Shurts, General Counsel Laura Robinson, Program Implementation and Liaison Specialist SUBJECT: Columbia River Basin Fish and Wildlife Program amendment process 1. General approach to development of draft Program and draft schedule (page 2) 2. Columbia Basin Fish and Wildlife

  14. 851 S.W. Sixth Avenue, Suite 1100 Steve Crow 503-222-5161 Portland, Oregon 97204-1348 Executive Director 800-452-5161

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    Washington Phil Rockefeller Washington September 1, 2011 MEMORANDUM TO: Fish and Wildlife Committee FROM: Nancy Leonard Fish, Wildlife and Ecosystem Monitoring and Evaluation Manager Laura Robinson Fish and Wildlife Intern SUBJECT: Update on Program objectives The 2009 Fish and Wildlife Program states that its

  15. May 2008 NoticesoftheaMs 573 JuliaRobinsonandHilbert's

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    German, Dan-Adrian

    . The documentary was many years in the mak- ing and draws on various archival materials, both film and still shots Robinson and Hilbert's Tenth Problem Zala Films Produced and directed by George Csicsery This film by George Csicsery is an hour-long documentary on the life and work of Julia Robin- son, an extraordinary

  16. THE CHINESE MONOID Julien Cassaigne \\Lambda

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    Hivert, Florent

    THE CHINESE MONOID Julien Cassaigne \\Lambda Marc Espie y Florent Hivert z Daniel Krob x Jean relations de conjugaison. Abstract This paper presents a combinatorial study of the Chinese monoid­section theorem. We also establish a Robinson­ Schensted correspondence for the Chinese monoid before computing

  17. How specialised are specialists? Generalisation properties of entries from the 2008 and 2009

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    Yao, Xin

    Market Design Competitions. Edward Robinson1 , Peter McBurney2 , and Xin Yao1 1 Cercia, University. seek the eventual automation of the design of market mechanisms. However, the mathematical analysis into automated mechanism design: the Trading Agent Competition Market Design (or CAT) Tournament [1]. The CAT

  18. The influence of geology and land use on arsenic in stream sediments and ground waters in New England, USA

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    The influence of geology and land use on arsenic in stream sediments and ground waters in New England, USA Gilpin R. Robinson Jr. a,*, Joseph D. Ayotte b a US Geological Survey, 954 National Center, Reston, VA 20192, United States b US Geological Survey, 361 Commerce Way, Pembroke, NH 03275-3719, United

  19. Geophys. J. Int. (2009) 176, 657669 doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2008.03990.x GJIGeodesy,potentialfieldandappliedgeophysics

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    Biggs, Juliet

    2009-01-01

    ,potentialfieldandappliedgeophysics The 2007 Pisco, Peru, earthquake (M8.0): seismology and geodesy Juliet Biggs,1 David P. Robinson2. Received 2008 September 24; in original form 2008 June 13 S U M M A R Y We investigate the 2007 Pisco, Peru low spatial resolving power. Conversely, image-based geodetic techniques such as InSAR provide

  20. For further information, please contact: Darren Bardati, Ph.D.

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    Recycling ­ S. Dulnuan 29 7 Hazardous & Medical Waste ­ A. Gosselin 32 8 Air Quality, Energy and Water Conservation ­ C. Rivard & S. Drapeau 36 9 Residences ­ L. Cullen 42 10 Food Services - S. Robinson & T. Kydd, from air quality to energy conservation, and waste generation. Being a "periodic and systematic

  1. www.vadosezonejournal.org Vol. 8, No. 2, May 2009 510 Y M is being studied extensively to deter-

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    Gable, Carl W.

    surrounding Yucca Mountain (Robinson and Bussod, 2000). Experiments have been performed at the pro- posed to access within Yucca Mountain (Bechtel SAIC Company, 2004a,b). The Busted Butte Unsaturated Zone Transport Test Site, approxi- mately 160 km northwest of Las Vegas, NV, and 8 km southeast of Yucca Mountain

  2. Emerging mobile technologies such as PDAs, laptops and smart phones together

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    Posegga, Joachim

    .com Philip.Robinson@sap.com 1. IST-Programme / KA2 / AL: IST-2001-2.1.3. The project WITNESS was supported-specific backend systems (e.g. in the production process of a company). Application server and backend tiers are bound together using additional enterprise application integration systems, thus implementing the actual

  3. Second harmonic electromagnetic emission via Langmuir wave coalescence

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    Melrose, Don

    constraints.8 The theory of nonlinear three-wave processes to explain fundamental and second harmonic emissionSecond harmonic electromagnetic emission via Langmuir wave coalescence A. J. Willes, P. A. Robinson 1995 The coalescence of Langmuir waves to produce electromagnetic waves at twice the plasma frequency

  4. BY LAUREN GRAVITZ estern honeybees (Apis mel-

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    Ha, Taekjip

    - iour can affect dynamics of the entire hive. "We have a nested Russian-doll model," says Robinson. Each doll can be studied as a sepa- rate entity yet fits neatly into the whole. And with this model, researchers hope to tease out the many layers of a complex system. HIVE MIND The outermost doll -- the one

  5. The Library as bridge Science and Art

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    Napp, Nils

    & Engineering Library, University of Nevada, Flickr galleries #12;Oak Park Public Library httpThe Library as bridge between Science and Art Moriana Garcia and Shannon Robinson AAAS 2013 http/466515914_734739ada4.jpg Multidisciplinary space #12;Library displays #12;http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6203

  6. PSR CMW CMECM l Visitor Parking

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    Dai, Yang

    Residence Halls West Campus Single Student Residence (SSR) Polk Street Residence (PSR) Student Residence Hall (SRH) Housing Residence Halls West Campus Single Student Residence (SSR) Polk Street Residence) South Campus Thomas Beckham Hall (TBH) Marie Robinson Hall (MRH) Medical Center Racine UIC/Halsted Polk

  7. NOAA Technical Memorandum GLERL-158 PLANNING FOR CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE LAURENTIAN GREAT

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    Workshop to Meet Emerging Challenges ­ Summary Report" available at: http://www. glerl -- A NOAA Needs Assessment - Final Report Dawn Nelson1 , Heather Elmer2 , and Patrick Robinson3 1 University ADMINISTRATION Jane Lubchenco Under Secretary for Oceans & Atmosphere NOAA Administrator #12;2 This report

  8. Domain analysis for estrogen receptor/Sp1-mediated transactivation and detection of estrogen receptor/Sp1 protein interactions in living cells 

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    Kim, KyoungHyun

    2005-11-01

    that cell-to-cell communication in paracrine manner is affected in C/EBP?-null mice (Robinson et al., 1998, Seagroves et al., 1998 and 2000). Cyclin D1-null mice also fail to expand and differentiate alveoli during pregnancy (Sicinski et al., 1995;Fantl...

  9. BOLETIN DE AVES MARINAS LATINOAMERICANAS [C.I.P.A. (I.C.B.P . )! P.S:G.] VOLUMEN 1 , NUMERO 1 , 1986.

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    Duffy, David Cameron

    Laboratory Drawer E South Carolina 29801 EE. UU. 1986: NUEVO EL NINO EN EL PACIFICO El Climate P que ocurra otro evento de El Nino , ocasionando lluvias anormales en Peru y Ecuador , y sequias en el ' jeeps ' de patrullaje. EL NINO EN LAS ISLAS GALAPAGOS : EL EVENTO DE 1982- 1983 . (G. Robinson y E . M

  10. 1 Introduction Tableau algorithms defined naturally for pictures

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    van Leeuwen, Marc

    1 Introduction Tableau algorithms defined naturally for pictures Marc A. A. van Leeuwen CWI Kruislaan 413 1098 SJ Amsterdam The Netherlands email: M.van.Leeuwen@cwi.nl Abstract We consider pictures as defined in [Zel1]. We elaborate on the generalisation of the Robinson-Schensted correspondence to pictures

  11. Effective heritability of targets of sex-ratio selection under environmental sex determination

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    Janzen, Fredric

    Effective heritability of targets of sex-ratio selection under environmental sex determination S. E, 2008; Robinson et al., 2009). In many organisms, sex of the offspring is determined by environmental-by-environment interaction; nest-site choice; phenotypic plasticity; sex ratio; temperature-dependent sex determination

  12. Friday, March 17, 2006 LUNAR REMOTE SENSING

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    Rathbun, Julie A.

    Friday, March 17, 2006 LUNAR REMOTE SENSING 1:30 p.m. Crystal Ballroom B Chairs: M. S. Robinson D variations due to photometry can mimic those attributed to composition in remote sensing data of planetary D. B. Remote Sensing and Geologic Studies of the Southeastern Quadrant of the Moon [#1815] We report

  13. Brasenose College Fellows 1509-1909 1509-1546 Foundation

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    Oxford, University of

    John Law Founders' Fellow Adam Goodman Founders' Fellow Thomas Colmere Founders' Fellow Robert Robinson Founders' Fellow Edward Hutchins Founders' Fellow Robert Lawes Founders' Fellow 1581 Robert Brooke Williamson W. Fellow 1582/3 Gabriel Walwyn Elton Fellow 1583 Richard Dalton Founders' Fellow Edward Higgins

  14. Single-Molecule Microscopy Studies of Electric-Field Poling in Chromophore-Polymer Composite Materials

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    Reid, Philip J.

    Materials Paul M. Wallace, Daniel R. B. Sluss, Larry R. Dalton, Bruce H. Robinson, and Philip J. Reid-Williams-Watts law ranging from 0.7 to 1 with KWW ) 0.83. This observation is consistent with previous studies

  15. Discovery and Annotation of Repeats, Signatures, and Patterns in Genomic Sequences

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    Robinson, Michael

    Discovery and Annotation of Repeats, Signatures, and Patterns in Genomic Sequences Michael Robinson of genomics, proteomics, and many other "-omics," vast quantities of information are generated computationally the portions of the genome that are significant to biologic disease processes and the information

  16. Variations on Algebra: monadicity and generalisations of equational theories

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    Robinson, Edmund

    Variations on Algebra: monadicity and generalisations of equational theories Edmund Robinson #3 that there was a connection between one- sorted algebraic theories and the categorical notion of monad, or more precisely toposes at the top. However, monads exist on categories other than Set, and many of the attractive

  17. Causes and experiences of poverty among economic migrants in the UK

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    Heinke, Dietmar

    Causes and experiences of poverty among economic migrants in the UK Simon Pemberton, Jenny of poverty among economic migrants in the UK Simon Pemberton, Jenny Phillimore and David Robinson Abstract Poverty is an important driver of migration. Many people migrate to escape poverty. However, far less

  18. Application of Software Enabled Control Technologies to a Full-Scale Unmanned Helicopter

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    Johnson, Eric N.

    to accommodate a selection of modern control al- gorithms on a full-scale rotary-wing, unmanned aerial vehicle and other research organizations now own and operate unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in- cluding unmanned Aerial Vehicle, a derivative of the Robinson R22. The aircraft successfully switched from a conventional

  19. Time-resolved x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy techniques for real-time studies of interfacial charge transfer dynamics

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    Neumark, Daniel M.

    charge transfer dynamics Andrey Shavorskiy, Amy Cordones, Josh Vura-Weis, Katrin Siefermann, Daniel, Joseph Robinson, Robert A. Kaindl, Robert W. Schoenlein, Ali Belkacem, Thorsten Weber, Daniel M. Neumark, Stephen R. Leone, Dennis Nordlund, Hirohito Ogasawara, Anders R. Nilsson, Oleg Krupin, Joshua J. Turner

  20. A comparison of methods for estimating fractional green vegetation cover within a desert-to-upland transition zone in central New Mexico, USA

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    Xiao, Jingfeng

    , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3220, USA b Department of Geography and Curriculum in Ecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3220, USA Received., 2001; Tueller, 1987; Ward & Robinson, 2000). Thus, fractional green vegetation cover ( fc

  1. Instability Control in a Staged Z-pinch

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    Frank J. WESSEL

    2011-04-22

    A \\Staged Z-Pinchâ?ť is a fusion-energy concept in which stored-electric energy is first converted into plasma-liner-kinetic energy, and then transferred to a coaxialtarget plasma [H. U. Rahman, F. J. Wessel, and N. Rostoker, Phys. Rev. Lett. 74, p. 714(1996)]. Proper choice of the liner and target materials, and their initial radii and mass densities, leads to dynamic stabilization, current amplification, and shock heating of the target. Simulations suggest that this configuration has merit as a alternative inertial-confinement-fusion concept, and may provide an energy release exceeding thermonuclear break-even, if tested on one of many newer pulsed power systems, for example those located at Sandia National Laboratories.

  2. Hawking radiation of Reissner-Nordstrom-de Sitter black hole by Hamilton-Jacobi method

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    M. Ilias Hossain; M. Atiqur Rahman

    2013-08-31

    In Refs. (M. Atiqur Rahman, M. Ilias Hossain (2012) Phys. Lett. B {\\bf 712} 1), we have developed Hamilton-Jacobi method for dynamical spacetime and discussed Hawking radiation of Schwarzschild-de Sitter black hole by massive particle tunneling method. In this letter, we have investigated the hawking purely thermal and nonthermal radiations of Reissner-Nordstr\\"{o}m-de Sitter (RNdS) black hole. We have considered energy and angular momentum as conserved and shown that the tunneling rate is related to the change of Bekenstein-Hawking entropy and the derived emission spectrum deviates from the pure thermal spectrum. The results we have obtained for RNdS black hole is also in accordance with Parikh and Wilczek\\rq s opinion and recovered the new result for Hawking radiation of RNdS black hole.

  3. Heidegger and the Philosophy of Language

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    Owens, Wayne D.

    in the remainder of my paper: BT: Martin Heidegger, Being and Time, trans. John Macquarrie and Edward Robinson (New York: Harper & Row, 1962), OTB: On Time and Being, trans. Joan Stambaugh (New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1972), OWL: Martin Heidegger... language. If language everywhere withholds its nature in this sense, then such withholding is in the very nature of language. (OWL, p. 81) HEIDEGGER AND LANGUAGE 55 There remains something about language and about speaking a language that slips...

  4. New strategic method to tune equation-of-state to match experimental data for compositional simulation 

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    Al-Meshari, Ali Abdallah

    2005-02-17

    dew point pressure at reservoir temperature. Katz and Firoozabadi2 verified that the use of the extended composition of C7+ with Peng-Robinson EOS, PREOS, will give more accurate PVT predictions for crude oil and gas condensate mixtures... PVT prediction. Riazi and Daubert19 proposed simple correlations to calculate the physical properties for pure compounds and petroleum fractions. These correlations have the same form for all properties; it is a function of normal boiling point...

  5. Detecting Unknown Turning Points Using Piecewise Growth Mixture Models: A Comparison of ML/EM versus Bayesian Estimation 

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    Ning, Ling

    2015-08-05

    (IC) statistics, (b) nested model likelihood ratio test derivative, (c) the entropy statistic and entropy-penalty based indexes, (d) goodness of fit tests (Bauer & Curran, 2003b; Liu & Hancock, 2014; Peugh & Fan, 2012; Peugh & Fan, 2015; Tofighi... rescaled entropy 18 measure proposed by Ramaswamy, DeSarbo, Reibstein, and Robinson (1993). The rescaled entropy ranges from 0 to 1 with 1 indicating perfect classification (Bauer & Curran, 2003a; B. Muthén & Muthén, 2000). Celeux & Soromenho (1996...

  6. A cross-sectional survey of Toxoplasma gondii antibodies in female veterinary students 

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    Robinson, Laura Elizabeth

    1991-01-01

    . Slater (Chair of Committee) hn M. Quarles, Jr. (Member) Leon H, Russell (Member) Gerald R. Bratton (Head of Department) December 1991 ABSTRACT A Cross-Sectional Survey of Toxoplasma gondii Antibodies in Female Veterinary Students. (December... for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE December 1991 Major Subject: Epidemiology A CROSS-SECTIONAL SURVEY OF TOXOPLASMA GONDII ANTIBODIES IN FEMALE VETERINARY STUDENTS A Thesis by LAURA ELIZABETH ROBINSON Approved as to style and content by: Margaret R...

  7. A new comprehensive semiempirical approach to calculate three-phase water/hydrocarbons equilibria 

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    Tandia, Bagus Krisna

    1995-01-01

    -exist with hydrocarbons. Water is most often used in enhanced oil recovery processes such as waterflooding, steam flooding, WAG (water alternating gas) processes and CO2 flooding. ' Steamflooding is the most common enhanced oil recovery (EOR) process for improving oil... only on light hydrocarbon components (octane and lighter components). Forero developed a semiempirical computer model using the Peng-Robinson 10 equation of state (PR-EOS) to study the data of Billman' and calculate the three-phase K...

  8. Solution for "geodesic" motion of a Schwarzschild black hole along a magnetic field in AdS2 x S2 space-time

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    Alekseev, George A

    2015-01-01

    The exact solution of Einstein - Maxwell equations for a Schwarzschild black hole immersed in the static spatially homogeneous AdS${}^2\\times\\mathbb{S}^2$ space-time of Bertotti-Robinson magnetic universe is presented. In this solution, the black hole possesses a finite initial boost in the direction of the magnetic field and performs a "geodesic" oscillating motion interacting with the background gravitational and electromagnetic fields.

  9. The Puzzle of Discipline: An Examination of African American Disproportionality in School Discipline and Student Performance 

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    Butler, Bettie Ray

    2012-07-16

    Lewis; Carolyn and Tommie Lohman; Dr. Paula McClain; Dr. Brian McKenzie; Dr. Kenneth Meier; Dr. Erin Melton; LaJune Minor; Dr. vii vi i Samuel Moseley; Pastor Marie Nutall; Dr. Mitchell Rice; LaToya Robinson; Dr. James Steele; Minnie and Felix...-2006 .................................................................................................. 110 B9 Correlation Results: Reading Proficiency and African American Males, 2005-2006 .................................................................................................. 111 B10 Correlation Results: Math Proficiency...

  10. Construction of Sexual Self-Image and Acquiescing to Sexual Pressure in a Sample of College Women: A Prospective Study

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    Goodman, Danya Laura

    2008-11-06

    -esteem and sexual self-esteem are distinct concepts (Abel, Adams, & Stevenson, 1994; Ethier et al., 2006; Oattes & Offman, 2007; Orr, Willbrandt, Brach, Rausch & Ingersoll, 1989; Robinson & Frank, 1994). In a study involving 27 men and 47 women (ages 19... Self-Esteem Inventory-Women (SSEI-W; Zeanah & Schwarz, 1996), than those who did not (Van Bruggen, Runtz, & Kadles, 2006). Lower sexual self- esteem also predicted incidence of sexual assault after age 14 (Van Bruggen et al., 2006). High sexual self...

  11. Greenhouse space allocation in the ornamental foliage industry in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas 

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    Krafka, Brenda Dea Lang

    1986-01-01

    1986) Brenda Dea Lang Krafka, B. B. A. , Texas ASM University Chairman of Advisory Committee: Dr. C. Richard Shumway Ornamental tropical foliage plants are grown primarily for the decorative value of their leaves. Texas is the third largest... at Gulf Stream Greenhouses, Inc. Juan Guerre at Guerra's Inc. Duretta Genereau at D's Plants Ben Parsons at Neal Robinson Wholesale Greenhouses John Kent at Green Valley Sales, Inc. Mike Hoptay, Jr. at Ala-Don Nurseries Duane A. Hyland at Sunrise...

  12. Evolution of Irrigation Districts and Operating Institutions: Texas, Lower Rio Grande Valley 

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    Fernandez, Linda; Robinson, John R.C.; Lacewell, Ronald D.; Rister, M. Edward; Ellis, John R.; Sturdivant, Allen W.; Stubbs, Megan J.

    2003-01-01

    sugar plantation, but his venture ultimately failed due to financial problems (Tiefenbacher). Closner’s venture was the first of many irrigation companies created to accommodate the interest in irrigated agriculture. In the 1890s, land developers... Evolution of Irrigation Districts and Operating Institutions: Texas, Lower Rio Grande Valley Megan J. Stubbs M. Edward Rister Ronald D. Lacewell John R. Ellis Allen W. Sturdivant John R. C. Robinson Linda Fernandez...

  13. NUCLEAR ENERGY RENAISSANCE:NUCLEAR ENERGY RENAISSANCE: ADDRESSING THE CHALLENGES OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND SUSTAINABILITYADDRESSING THE CHALLENGES OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND SUSTAINABILITY

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    ­­LWR, BWR, PWR, CANDU, VVER, RBMKLWR, BWR, PWR, CANDU, VVER, RBMK 19951995 ­­ 2010 GEN III2010 GEN III and1 and--2; Fukushima2; Fukushima--1;1; GariglianoGarigliano PWR:PWR: HB Robinson; Palisades; Early:BWR: OskarshamnOskarshamn--2; La Salle; Fuku2; La Salle; Fuku--2;2; TokaiTokai--2, Leibstatd2, Leibstatd PWR:PWR

  14. Texas 4-H Swine Project Guide 

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    Sterle, Jodi; Texas 4-H Swine Project Team

    2002-07-31

    Guide The Texas 4-H Swine Project Guide was developed by the Texas 4-H Swine Project Team of Texas Cooperative Extension. Chairman:Bob Robinson, District Extension Director for Agriculture 4-H faculty liaison:Angela Burkham, Extension 4-H Specialist.... Raising and showing a champion pig requires dedication, hard work and a little luck. Selecting a good animal, providing good facilities, developing a sound feeding and health program, learning showmanship and paying attention to details every day are all...

  15. An Archive of Shame: Gender, Embodiment, and Citizenship in Contemporary American Culture 

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    Harris, Rebecca

    2012-07-16

    for the degree of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY Approved by: Chair of Committee, Sally Robinson Committee Members, Claire Katz David McWhirter Mary Ann O?Farrell Head of Department: Nancy Warren May 2012 Major Subject: English iii...Whirter, Dr. Mary Ann O?Farrell, and Dr. Claire Katz, whose careful, insightful, and challenging readings helped me to crystallize my thoughts at every stage of the writing process. This project has also benefited from the generous funding of the Texas A...

  16. Economic and Conservation Evaluation of Capital Renovation Project: Hidalgo County Irrigation District No. 2 (San Juan) - Relining Lateral A – Preliminary 

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    Rister, M. Edward; Lacewell, Ronald D.; Sturdivant, Allen W.; Robinson, John R.C.; Popp, Michael C.

    2003-01-01

    Evaluation of Capital Renovation Projects: Hidalgo County Irrigation District No. 2 (San Juan) – Relining Lateral A – Preliminary M. Edward Rister Ronald D. Lacewell Allen W. Sturdivant John R. C. Robinson Michael C. Popp Texas Water Resources Institute... Texas A&M University TR-221 May 2003 Economic and Conservation Evaluation of Capital Renovation Projects: Hidalgo County Irrigation District No. 2 (San Juan) – Relining Lateral A – Preliminary M. Edward Rister Ronald D. Lacewell Allen W. Sturdivant John...

  17. Economic and Conservation Evaluation of Capital Renovation Projects: Maverick County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 (Eagle Pass) – Lining Main Canal – Preliminary 

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    Rister, M. Edward; Lacewell, Ronald D.; Sturdivant, Allen W.; Robinson, John R.C.; Popp, Michael C.

    2004-01-01

    Evaluation of Capital Renovation Projects: Maverick County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 (Eagle Pass) – Lining Main Canal – Preliminary M. Edward Rister Ronald D. Lacewell Allen W. Sturdivant John R. C. Robinson Michael C. Popp Texas Water... stakeholders and the public. This is anticipated to occur sometime in mid 2004. TR-248 January 2004 Economic and Conservation Evaluation of Capital Renovation Projects: Maverick County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 (Eagle Pass) – Lining Main...

  18. Economic and Conservation Evaluation of Capital Renovation Projects: Hidalgo County Irrigation District No. 2 (San Juan) – 48" Pipeline Replacing Wisconsin Canal – Preliminary 

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    Rister, M. Edward; Lacewell, Ronald D.; Sturdivant, Allen W.; Robinson, John R.C.; Popp, Michael C.

    2003-01-01

    Evaluation of Capital Renovation Projects: Hidalgo County Irrigation District No. 2 (San Juan) – 48" Pipeline Replacing Wisconsin Canal – Preliminary M. Edward Rister Ronald D. Lacewell Allen W. Sturdivant John R. C. Robinson Michael C. Popp Texas Water... Resources Institute Texas A&M University TR-220 May 2003 Economic and Conservation Evaluation of Capital Renovation Projects: Hidalgo County Irrigation District No. 2 (San Juan) – 48" Pipeline Replacing Wisconsin Canal – Preliminary M. Edward Rister Ronald...

  19. Economic and Conservation Evaluation of Capital Renovation Projects: Brownsville Irrigation District – 72" and 48" Pipeline Replacing Main Canal – Final 

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    Rister, M. Edward; Lacewell, Ronald D.; Sturdivant, Allen W.; Robinson, John R.C.; Popp, Michael C.

    2003-01-01

    Evaluation of Capital Renovation Projects: Brownsville Irrigation District – 72" and 48" Pipeline Replacing Main Canal – Final M. Edward Rister Ronald D. Lacewell Allen W. Sturdivant John R. C. Robinson Michael C. Popp Texas Water Resources Institute Texas A... and the public. This is anticipated to occur sometime in late 2003 or early 2004. TR-246 October 2003 Economic and Conservation Evaluation of Capital Renovation Projects: Brownsville Irrigation District – 72" and 48" Pipeline Replacing Main Canal – Final M...

  20. Economic and Conservation Evaluation of Capital Renovation Projects: Maverick County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 (Eagle Pass) – Lining Main Canal – Final 

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    Rister, M. Edward; Lacewell, Ronald D.; Sturdivant, Allen W.; Robinson, John R.C.; Popp, Michael C.

    2004-01-01

    Evaluation of Capital Renovation Projects: Maverick County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 (Eagle Pass) – Lining Main Canal – Final M. Edward Rister Ronald D. Lacewell Allen W. Sturdivant John R. C. Robinson Michael C. Popp Texas Water Resources... April 2004 Economic and Conservation Evaluation of Capital Renovation Projects: Maverick County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 (Eagle Pass) – Lining Main Canal – Final M. Edward Rister Ronald D. Lacewell Allen W. Sturdivant John R. C...

  1. Economic and Financial Methodology for South Texas Irrigation Projects – RGIDECON© 

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    Rister, M. Edward; Rogers, Callie S.; Lacewell, Ronald; Robinson, John; Ellis, John; Sturdivant, Allen

    2009-01-01

    COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND LIFE SCIENCES TR-203 (Revised) 2009 Economic and Financial Methodology for South Texas Irrigation Projects ? RGIDECON? By: M. Edward Rister Callie S. Rogers Ronald D. Lacewell John R.... C. Robinson John R. Ellis Allen W. Sturdivant Texas AgriLife Research Texas AgriLife Extension Service Texas Water Resources Institute Texas Water Resources Institute Technical Report August 2009 (originally published October 2002...

  2. Latin American Political Trends and their Impact on the Future of U.S.-Latin American Relations 

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    Davis, Andrew Milton

    2010-07-14

    -1 LATIN AMERICAN POLITICAL TRENDS AND THEIR IMPACT ON THE FUTURE OF U.S.-LATIN AMERICAN RELATIONS Major: International Studies April 2010 Submitted to the Honors Programs Office Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements...: Michelle Taylor-Robinson Associate Director of the Honors Programs Office: Dave A. Louis Major: International Studies April 2010 Submitted to the Honors Programs Office Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements...

  3. Application of Ligninolytic Enzymes in the Production of Biofuels from Cotton Wastes 

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    Placido Escobar, Jersson Emir

    2014-12-02

    of these biocatalysts in several areas: bioremediation of aromatic recalcitrant compounds (Corvini et al., 2006), treatment of effluents polluted with lignin (Babot et al., 2011), chemical synthesis of compounds, degradation of a wide number of textile dyes (Robinson...-sulphonic acid) AFEX Ammonia Fiber Expansion ANOVA Analysis Of Variance ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials ATC Autoclave Conditions C (%) Carbon percentage CaCl2 Calcium Chloride CGT Cotton Gin Trash CPT Cotton Plant Trash CuSO4 7...

  4. Test of Plums, Apricots and Japan Persimmons. 

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    Price, R. H. (Robert Henderson)

    1894-01-01

    plnnis. r?3eec.lling grown by Mr. Pickett, Putman county, Indiana. J. 8. Robinson called atten- l~on to it in 18'79." (Bailey.) Trartspnrent.-3lerhum size, round to oblong, liglit yellow, almost transparent; skin thin and tough, flesh mther soft.... The Japanese plums as a class are, beyond doubt, a great acquisitior our American fruits. Most of them are hardy in the South, ancl sevt are hardy in the North. The fruit is hanclsome, of good size and qc ity. Most of them bear shipping well. As an objection...

  5. In vitro and in vivo effects of the PPAR-alpha agonists fenofibrate and retinoic acid in endometrial cancer

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    Saidi, Samir A.; Holland, Cathrine M.; Charnock-Jones, D. Stephen; Smith, Stephen K.

    2006-03-28

    AcceResearch In vitro and in vivo effects of the PPAR-alpha agonists fenofibrate and retinoic acid in endometrial cancer Samir A Saidi*, Cathrine M Holland, D Stephen Charnock-Jones and Stephen K Smith Address: University Department of Obstetrics... & Gynaecology, The Rosie Hospital, Robinson Way, Cambridge, CB2 2SW, UK Email: Samir A Saidi* - samsaidi@obgyn.cam.ac.uk; Cathrine M Holland - cath.holland@obgyn.cam.ac.uk; D Stephen Charnock- Jones - dscj1@cam.ac.uk; Stephen K Smith - s...

  6. Effectiveness of two spraying systems for bollworm suppression, canopy penetration, and drift reduction in the Rolling Plains of Texas 

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    Robinson, John Robert Calvert

    1986-01-01

    for small droplets to drift (Wodageneh and Matthews 1981). ~AA' y. ' f CDA ~tt 1 . ft f' t CDA y y developed in Great Britain in the early 1950s by E. J. Bals (Freed 1982). Various hand held models have been successfully used in tropical countries... Effectiveness of Two Spraying Systems for Bollworm Suppression, Canopy Penetration, and Drift Reduction in the Rolling Plains of Texas (May 1986) John Robert Calvert Robinson, B. S. , Texas ARM University Co-Chairmen of Advisory Committee: J. E. Slosser J. K...

  7. NUHOMS modular spent-fuel storage system: Performance testing

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    Strope, L.A.; McKinnon, M.A. ); Dyksterhouse, D.J.; McLean, J.C. )

    1990-09-01

    This report documents the results of a heat transfer and shielding performance evaluation of the NUTECH HOrizontal MOdular Storage (NUHOMS{reg sign}) System utilized by the Carolina Power and Light Co. (CP L) in an Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation (ISFSI) licensed by the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). The ISFSI is located at CP L's H. B. Robinson Nuclear Plant (HBR) near Hartsville, South Carolina. The demonstration included testing of three modules, first with electric heaters and then with spent fuel. The results indicated that the system was conservatively designed, with all heat transfer and shielding design criteria easily met. 5 refs., 45 figs., 9 tabs.

  8. A robust classifier of high predictive value to identify good prognosis patients in ER negative breast cancer.

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    Teschendorff, Andrew E; Caldas, Carlos

    2008-08-28

    ,2 and Carlos Caldas1,3 1Breast Cancer Functional Genomics Laboratory, Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute, Cambridge, CB2 0RE, UK. 2Department of Oncology University of Cambridge, Li Ka-Shing Centre, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 0RE, UK. 3Cambridge... , Caldas C: An immune response gene expression module iden-tifies a good prognosis subtype in estrogen receptor negative breast cancer. Genome Biol 2007, 8:R157. 6. Kreike B, van Kouwenhove M, Horlings H, Weigelt B, Peterse H, Bartelink H, Vijver MJ van de...

  9. Transcription factor co-localization patterns affect human cell type-specific gene expression.

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    Wang, Dennis; Rendon, Augusto; Ouwehand, Willem; Wernisch, Lorenz

    2012-06-21

    Wang et al. BMC Genomics 2012, 13:263 http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2164/13/263 RESEARCH ARTICLE Open Access Transcription factor co-localization patterns affect human cell type-specific gene expression Dennis Wang1*, Augusto Rendon2, Willem... identified thousands of regions along the *Correspondence: dennis.wang@mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk 1MRC Biostatistics Unit, Institute of Public Health, Robinson Way, Cambridge, UK Full list of author information is available at the end of the article human genome where...

  10. New applications of noble metal catalysts in hydrocracking

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    Mitchell, D.H.G.; Bertram, R.V. [UOP, Des Plaines, IL (United States); Dencker, G.D. [Marathon Oil Co., Robinson, IL (United States). Illinois Refining Div.

    1995-09-01

    The paper explores how a noble metal hydrocracking catalyst functions stably in a hydrogen sulfide and ammonia environment and, in particular, how the physical positioning of the noble metal molecules affects catalyst performance. A commercial example, HC-28 catalyst in the Unicracking unit at Marathon Oil Refinery in Robinson, Illinois, demonstrates the success of the noble metal catalyst approach for naphtha production. In addition, a new Unicracking catalyst, HC-35, which uses a noble metal component to produce high-quality middle distillates, is introduced. The paper also shows how refiners may derive increased economic and operational benefits from their catalyst investment by using the latest developments in reactor internals design.

  11. Improving the Educational Outcomes for Minorities: A Study of the Interactive Effects of Personnel Stability and Representative Bureacracy 

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    Morton, Tabitha Susan Marie

    2013-08-06

    &M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY Chair of Committee, Kenneth J. Meier Committee Members, Maria Escobar-Lemmon Francisco Pedraza Scott E. Robinson Head of Department, James R. Rogers... shoulder to cry on and a home-cooked meal. Finally I would like to thank my committee chair, Dr. Kenneth J. Meier, for his guidance and support throughout the course of my graduate school career. Dr. Meier saw potential in me the first time he met me...

  12. Chapters in the Legislative History of Land Distribution

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    Brook, Elizabeth Cable

    1913-06-01

    with the lands in accordance with their gen­ eral powers over the property of the United States. Benton and Robinson made the principal speeches in oppo­ sition. Benton's was in his usual rabid manner, devel­ oping two points: that the bill was in reality a... personal approval, he pocketed the distribution bill. He had declared in 6. hl8 message at the opening of Congress that the lands were subject to the disposal of Congress , (23) hut at the same time pointed out that he thought the price should he...

  13. Informal carers’ health-related quality of life and patient experience in primary care: evidence from 195,364 carers in England responding to a national survey

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    Thomas, Gwilym P. A.; Saunders, Catherine L.; Roland, Martin O.; Paddison, Charlotte A. M.

    2015-05-15

    studies have suggested that low burden caring may benefit the health or wellbeing of the carer [28, 29]. Further empirical stud- ies are needed to test for evidence supporting the ‘caringhours a week; Yes, 10–19 hours a week; Yes, 20–34 hours a week; Yes... : characteristics and differences in well-being, by caregiver age and caregiving status. Prev Chronic Dis. 2013;10, E135. 22. Tommis Y, Robinson CA, Seddon D, Woods B, Perry J, Russell IT. Carers with chronic conditions: changes over time in their physical health...

  14. Gravitational anomalies: a recipe for Hawking radiation

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    Saurya Das; Sean P. Robinson; Elias C. Vagenas

    2008-03-27

    We explore the method of Robinson and Wilczek for deriving the Hawking temperature of a black hole. In this method, the Hawking radiation restores general covariance in an effective theory of near-horizon physics which otherwise exhibits a gravitational anomaly at the quantum level. The method has been shown to work for broad classes of black holes in arbitrary spacetime dimensions. These include static black holes, accreting or evaporating black holes, charged black holes, rotating black holes, and even black rings. In the case of charged and rotating black holes, the expected super-radiant current is also reproduced.

  15. Characterization of Feeding Behavior Traits and Associations with Performance and Feed Efficiency in Finishing Beef Cattle 

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    Mendes, Egleu Diomedes Marinho

    2011-10-21

    ., 2000). Many studies have examined the relationships between feeding behavior traits and feed efficiency in poultry (Van Eerden et al., 2004), swine (de Haer et al., 1993; Rauw et al., 2006a, b; Von Felde et al., 1996), sheep (Cammack et al., 2005.... (2007); eRauw et al. (2006a); fRauw et al. (2006b); gRobinson and Oddy (2004); hSchwartzkopf-Genswein et al. (2002); iVon Felde et al. (1996) Bold values are correlated with P < 0.05 There were no specification for the P-value for the phenotypic...

  16. Evidence for spin selectivity of triplet pairs in superconducting spin valves

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    Banerjee, N.; Smiet, C. B.; Smits, R. G. J.; Ozaeta, A.; Bergeret, F. S.; Blamire, M. G.; Robinson, J. W. A.

    2014-01-09

    Evidence for spin-selectivity of triplet pairs in superconducting spin-valves N. Banerjee1, C. B. Smiet1, R. G. J. Smits1, A. Ozaeta2, F. S. Bergeret2, M. G. Blamire1, J. W. A. Robinson1* 1Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University... . Pang, B. S. H., Bell, C., Tomov, R. I., Durrell, J. H., & Blamire, M. G. Pseudo spin-valve behavior in oxide ferromagnet/superconductor/ferromagnet trilayers. Phys. Lett. A 341, 313–319 (2005). 35. Kalcheim, Y., Kirzhner, T., Koren, G. & Millo, O...

  17. Phase equilibria of polydisperse hydrocarbons: moment free energy method analysis

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    Alessandro Speranza; Francesca Di Patti; Alessandro Terenzi

    2010-12-14

    We analyze the phase equilibria of systems of polydisperse hydrocarbons by means of the recently introduced moment method. Hydrocarbons are modelled with the Soave-Redlick-Kwong and Peng-Robinson equations of states. Numerical results show no particular qualitative difference between the two equations of states. Furthermore, in general the moment method proves to be an excellent method for solving phase equilibria of polydisperse systems, showing excellent agreement with previous results and allowing a great improvement in generality of the numerical scheme and speed of computation.

  18. Alternative fuels and chemicals from synthesis gas. Quarterly status report number 2, 1 January--31 March 1995

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    1995-12-31

    The overall objectives of this program are to investigate potential technologies for the conversion of synthesis gas to oxygenated and hydrocarbon fuels and industrial chemicals, and to demonstrate the most promising technologies at DOE`s LaPorte, Texas, Slurry Phase Alternative Fuels Development Unit. Results are discussed for the following tasks: liquid phase hydrodynamic run; catalyst activation with CO; new processes for DME (dehydration catalyst screening runs, and experiments using Robinson-Mahoney basket internal and pelletized catalysts); new fuels from DME; and new processes for alcohols and oxygenated fuel additives.

  19. Robust Metal-Organic Framework with An Octatopic Ligand for Gas

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity of NaturalDukeWakefieldSulfateSciTechtail.Theory ofDid youOxygen GenerationTechnologies | Blandine Jerome Robinson W.

  20. RocĂ­o Mercado | Center for Gas SeparationsRelevant to Clean Energy

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity of NaturalDukeWakefieldSulfateSciTechtail.Theory ofDid youOxygen GenerationTechnologies | Blandine Jerome Robinson

  1. Roman Seawater Concrete Holds the Secret to Cutting Carbon Emissions

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity of NaturalDukeWakefieldSulfateSciTechtail.Theory ofDid youOxygen GenerationTechnologies | Blandine Jerome RobinsonRoman

  2. Preliminary development of an integrated approach to the evaluation of pressurized thermal shock as applied to the Oconee Unit 1 Nuclear Power Plant

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    Burns, T J; Cheverton, R D; Flanagan, G F; White, J D; Ball, D G; Lamonica, L B; Olson, R

    1986-05-01

    An evaluation of the risk to the Oconee-1 nuclear plant due to pressurized thermal shock (PTS) has been Completed by Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). This evaluaion was part of a Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) program designed to study the PTS risk to three nuclear plants: Oconee-1, a Babcock and Wilco reactor plant owned and operated by Duke Power Company; Calvert Cliffs-1, a Combustion Engineering reactor plant owned and operated by Baltimore Gas and Electric company; and H.B. Robinson-2, a Westinghouse reactor plant owned and operated by Carolina Power and Light Company. Studies of Calvert Cliffs-1 and H.B. Robinson-2 are still underway. The specific objectives of the Oconee-1 study were to: (1) provide a best estimate of the probability of a through-the-wall crack (TWC) occurring in the reactor pressure vessel as a result of PTS; (2) determine dominant accident sequences, plant features, operator and control actions and uncertainty in the PTS risk; and (3) evaluate effectiveness of potential corrective measures.

  3. The Efficiency of Gravitational Bremsstrahlung Production in the Collision of Two Schwarzschild Black Holes

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    R. F. Aranha; H. P. de Oliveira; I. Damiăo Soares; E. V. Tonini

    2008-04-22

    We examine the efficiency of gravitational bremsstrahlung production in the process of head-on collision of two boosted Schwarzschild black holes. We constructed initial data for the characteristic initial value problem in Robinson-Trautman spacetimes, that represent two instantaneously stationary Schwarzschild black holes in motion towards each other with the same velocity. The Robinson-Trautman equation was integrated for these initial data using a numerical code based on the Galerkin method. The final resulting configuration is a boosted black hole with Bondi mass greater than the sum of the individual mass of each initial black hole. Two relevant aspects of the process are presented. The first relates the efficiency $\\Delta$ of the energy extraction by gravitational wave emission to the mass of the final black hole. This relation is fitted by a distribution function of non-extensive thermostatistics with entropic parameter $q \\simeq 1/2$; the result extends and validates analysis based on the linearized theory of gravitational wave emission. The second is a typical bremsstrahlung angular pattern in the early period of emission at the wave zone, a consequence of the deceleration of the black holes as they coalesce; this pattern evolves to a quadrupole form for later times.

  4. Solar Power for Tanzania

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    Chen, Christine; Gerace, Jay; Mehner, Nicole; Mohamed, Sharif; Reiss, Kelly

    1999-12-06

    Condensed list of products and activities: 8 educational posters and 1 informational brochure (all original illustrations and text); a business plan with micro-agreements; corporation created called Tanzanian Power, LLC; business feasibility study developed with the University of Albany; Hampshire College collaborated in project development; research conducted seeking similar projects in underdeveloped countries; Citibank proposal submitted (but rejected); cleaned and sent PV panels to Tanzania; community center built in Tanzania; research and list provided to Robinson for educational TV videos and product catalogs; networked with Chase Manhattan Bank for new solar panels; maintained flow of information among many people (stateside and Tanzania); wrote and sent press releases and other outreach information. Several families purchased panels.

  5. Simulating Bosonic Baths with Error Bars

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    Mischa P. Woods; M. Cramer; M. B. Plenio

    2015-04-07

    We derive rigorous truncation-error bounds for the spin-boson model and its generalizations to arbitrary quantum systems interacting with bosonic baths. For the numerical simulation of such baths the truncation of both, the number of modes and the local Hilbert-space dimensions is necessary. We derive super-exponential Lieb--Robinson-type bounds on the error when restricting the bath to finitely-many modes and show how the error introduced by truncating the local Hilbert spaces may be efficiently monitored numerically. In this way we give error bounds for approximating the infinite system by a finite-dimensional one. As a consequence, numerical simulations such as the time-evolving density with orthogonal polynomials algorithm (TEDOPA) now allow for the fully certified treatment of the system-environment interaction.

  6. Viscosity correlations for binary supercritical fluids

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    Tilly, K.D.; Foster, N.R.; Macnaughton, S.J.; Tomasko, D.L. . School of Chemical Engineering and Industrial Chemistry)

    1994-03-01

    The viscosities and densities of supercritical mixtures of methanol, ethanol, n-propanol, isopropanol, n-pentane, n-hexane, n-heptane, and acetone in carbon dioxide, at concentrations between 1 and 5 mol %, were determined using a falling weight viscometer at pressures up to 240 bar and at temperatures between 313 and 328 K. The effects of pressure, temperature, cosolvent concentration, and the physical properties of the cosolvents on the mixture viscosity and density were examined. The viscosities and the densities of the mixtures were found to increase with the size, polarity, and concentration of the cosolvent molecule. The mixture viscosity was correlated with several empirical dense gas viscosity correlations. The best correlation was the Ely and Hanley technique modified with a density-dependent noncorrespondence factor. The Peng-Robinson equation of state was used to correlate the mixture densities.

  7. Genomic and Systems Biology Analyses of Social Behavior or Evolutionary Genomic Analyses of Insect Society: Eat, Drink, and Be Scary (2011 JGI User Meeting)

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    Robinson, Gene

    2011-03-23

    The U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (JGI) invited scientists interested in the application of genomics to bioenergy and environmental issues, as well as all current and prospective users and collaborators, to attend the annual DOE JGI Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting held March 22-24, 2011 in Walnut Creek, Calif. The emphasis of this meeting was on the genomics of renewable energy strategies, carbon cycling, environmental gene discovery, and engineering of fuel-producing organisms. The meeting features presentations by leading scientists advancing these topics. Gene Robinson of the University of Illinois on "Genomic and Systems Biology Analyses of Social Behavior" at the 6th Annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 23, 2011

  8. Biconformal symmetry and static Maxwell fields near higher-dimensional black holes

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    Valeri P. Frolov; Andrei Zelnikov

    2015-03-30

    We study an electric field created by a static electric charge near the higher dimensional Reissner-Nordstrom black hole. The relation between the static Green functions on the D-dimensional Reissner-Nordstrom background and on the (D+2)-dimensional homogeneous Bertotti-Robinson spacetime is found. Using the biconformal symmetry we obtained a simple integral representation for the static Maxwell Green functions in arbitrary dimensions. We show that in a four-dimensional spacetime the static Green function obtained by the biconformal method correctly reproduces known results. We also found a closed form for the exact static Green functions and vector potentials in the five-dimensional Reissner-Nordstrom spacetime.

  9. Lifetime of 981-Kev State in Li-8 

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    Throop, M. J.; Youngblood, David H.; Morrison, G. C.

    1971-01-01

    Laboratory Report No. AFOUL-TB-65-150, 1966 (unpublished). 'S. W. Robinson and B. D. Bent, Phys. Rev. 168, 1266 (1968). ' L. F. Chase, Jr., R. 0, Johnson, F. J, Vaughn, and E. K. %arburton, Phys. Bev. 127, 859 (1962). Chromium CorporRtlon of Amer ica... as the 2.10-1.08-MeV transition in F~8 (E?=1021.3 + 1.2 keV, 33'%%uo branch7). The accompanying 2.10-0.94-MeV transition in F"was also observed with about equal intensity, as expected. A third set of runs with a 25-cm'-coaxial detector of im- proved...

  10. Genomic and Systems Biology Analyses of Social Behavior or Evolutionary Genomic Analyses of Insect Society: Eat, Drink, and Be Scary (2011 JGI User Meeting)

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    Robinson, Gene

    2011-06-03

    The U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (JGI) invited scientists interested in the application of genomics to bioenergy and environmental issues, as well as all current and prospective users and collaborators, to attend the annual DOE JGI Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting held March 22-24, 2011 in Walnut Creek, Calif. The emphasis of this meeting was on the genomics of renewable energy strategies, carbon cycling, environmental gene discovery, and engineering of fuel-producing organisms. The meeting features presentations by leading scientists advancing these topics. Gene Robinson of the University of Illinois on "Genomic and Systems Biology Analyses of Social Behavior" at the 6th Annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 23, 2011

  11. Radionuclide release from PWR fuels in a reference tuff repository groundwater

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    Wilson, C.N.; Oversby, V.M.

    1985-03-01

    The Nevada Nuclear Waste Storage Investigations Project (NNWSI) is studying the suitability of the welded devitrified Topopah Spring tuff at Yucca Mountain, Nye County, Nevada, for potential use as a high-level nuclear waste repository. In support of the Waste Package task of NNWSI, tests have been conducted under ambient air environment to measure radionuclide release from two pressurized water reactor (PWR) spent fuels in water obtained from the J-13 well near the Yucca Mountain site. Four specimen types, representing a range of fuel physical conditions that may exist in a failed waste canister containing a limited amount of water were tested. The specimen types were: fuel rod sections split open to expose bare fuel particles; rod sections with water-tight end fittings with a 2.5-cm long by 150-{mu}m wide slit through the cladding; rod sections with water-tight end fittings and two 200-{mu}m-diameter holes through the cladding; and undefected rod segments with water-tight end fittings. Radionuclide release results from the first 223-day test runs on H.B. Robinson spent fuel specimens in J-13 water are reported and compared to results from a previous test series in which similar Turkey Point reactor spent fuel specimens were tested on deionized water. Selected initial results are also given for Turkey Point fuel specimens tested on J-13 water. Results suggest that the actinides Pu, Am, Cm and Np are released congruently with U as the UO{sub 2} spent fuel matrix dissolves. Fractional release of {sup 137}Cs and {sup 99}Tc was greater than that measured for the actinides. Generally, lower radionuclide releases were measured for the H.B. Robinson fuel in J-13 water than for Turkey Point Fuel in deionized water. 8 references, 7 figures, 9 tables.

  12. Radionuclide release from PWR fuels in a reference tuff repository groundwater subsquently changed to Radionuclide release from PWR fuels in J-13 well water

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    Wilson, C.N.; Oversby, V.M.

    1985-04-01

    The Nevada Nuclear Waste Storage Investigations Project (NNWSI) is studying the suitability of the welded devitrified Topopah Spring tuff at Yucca Mountain, Nye County, Nevada, for potential use as a high level nuclear waste repository. In support of the Waste Package task of NNWSI, tests have been conducted under ambient air environment to measure radionuclide release from two pressurized water reactor (PWR) spent fuels in water obtained from the J-13 well near the Yucca Mountain site. Four specimen types, representing a range of fuel physical conditions that may exist in a failed waste canister containing a limited amount of water were tested. The specimen types were: (1) fuel rod sections split open to expose bare fuel particles; (2) rod sections with water-tight end fittings with a 2.5-cm long by 150-{mu}m wide slit through the cladding; (3) rod sections with water-tight end fittings and two 200-{mu}m diameter holes through the cladding; and (4) undefected rod segments with water-tight end fittings. Radionuclide release results from the first 223-day test runs on H.B. Robinson spent fuel specimens in J-13 water are reported and compared to results from a previous test series in which similar Turkey Point reactor spent fuel specimens were tested in deionized water. Selected initial results are also given for Turkey Point fuel specimens tested in J-13 water. Results suggest that the actinides Pu, Am, Cm and Np are released congruently with U as the UO{sub 2} spent fuel matrix dissolves. Fractional release of {sup 137}Cs and {sup 99}Tc was greater than that measured for the actinides. Generally, lower radionuclide releases were measured for the H.B. Robinson fuel in J-13 water than for Turkey Point Fuel in deionized water.

  13. Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center and World Data Center for Atmospheric Trace Gases Fiscal Year 2001 Annual Report

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    Cushman, R.M.

    2002-10-15

    The Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC), which includes the World Data Center (WDC) for Atmospheric Trace Gases, is the primary global change data and information analysis center of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). More than just an archive of data sets and publications, CDIAC has, since its inception in 1982, enhanced the value of its holdings through intensive quality assurance, documentation, and integration. Whereas many traditional data centers are discipline-based (for example, meteorology or oceanography), CDIAC's scope includes potentially anything and everything that would be of value to users concerned with the greenhouse effect and global climate change, including concentrations of carbon dioxide (CO{sub 2}) and other radiatively active gases in the atmosphere; the role of the terrestrial biosphere and the oceans in the biogeochemical cycles of greenhouse gases; emissions of CO{sub 2} and other trace gases to the atmosphere; long-term climate trends; the effects of elevated CO{sub 2} on vegetation; and the vulnerability of coastal areas to rising sea levels. CDIAC is located within the Environmental Sciences Division (ESD) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. CDIAC is co-located with ESD researchers investigating global-change topics, such as the global carbon cycle and the effects of carbon dioxide on climate and vegetation. CDIAC staff are also connected with current ORNL research on related topics, such as renewable energy and supercomputing technologies. CDIAC is supported by the Environmental Sciences Division (Jerry Elwood, Director) of DOE's Office of Biological and Environmental Research. CDIAC represents DOE in the multi-agency Global Change Data and Information System (GCDIS). Wanda Ferrell is DOE's Program Manager with overall responsibility for CDIAC. Roger Dahlman is responsible for CDIAC's AmeriFlux tasks, and Anna Palmisano for CDIAC's Ocean Data tasks. CDIAC is made up of three groups: Data Systems, Information Services, and Computer Systems, with nineteen full-time or part-time staff. The following section provides details on CDIAC's staff and organization. The Data Systems Group identifies and obtains databases important to global-change research; analyzes data; compiles needed databases; provides data management and support to specific programs [e.g., NARSTO, Free-Air CO{sub 2} Enrichment (FACE), AmeriFlux, Oceans]; and prepares documentation to ensure the long-term utility of CDIAC's data holdings. The Information Services Group responds to data and information requests; maintains records of all request activities; analyzes user statistics; assists in Web development and maintenance; and produces CDIAC's newsletter (CDIAC Communications), the fiscal year annual reports, and various information materials. The Computer Systems Group provides computer system support for all CDIAC and WDC activities; designs and maintains CDIAC's computing system network; ensures compliance with ORNL/DOE computing security regulations; ensures long-term preservation of CDIAC data holdings through systematic backups; evaluates, develops, and implements software; ensures standards compliance; generates user statistics; provides Web design, development, and oversight; and provides systems analysis and programming assistance for scientific data projects.

  14. Multicomponent, multiphase flow in porous media with temperature variation

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    Wingard, J.S.; Orr, F.M. Jr.

    1990-10-01

    Recovery of hydrocarbons from porous media is an ongoing concern. Advanced techniques augment conventional recovery methods by injecting fluids that favorably interact with the oil. These fluids interact with the oil by energy transfer, in the case of steam injection, or by mass transfer, as in a miscible gas flood. Often both thermal and compositional considerations are important. An understanding of these injection methods requires knowledge of how temperature variations, phase equilibrium and multiphase flow in porous media interact. The material balance for each component and energy balance are cast as a system of non-strictly hyperbolic partial differential equations. This system of equations is solved using the method of characteristics. The model takes into account the phase behavior by using the Peng-Robinson equation of state to partition the individual components into different phases. Temperature effects are accounted for by the energy balance. Flow effects are modelled by using fractional flow curves and a Stone's three phase relative permeability model. Three problems are discussed. The first problem eliminates the phase behavior aspect of the problem by studying the flow of a single component as it undergoes an isothermal phase change. The second couples the effects of temperature and flow behavior by including a second component that is immiscible with the original component. Phase behavior is added by using a set of three partially miscible components that partition into two or three separate phases. 66 refs., 54 figs., 14 tabs.

  15. Commercial scale demonstration enhanced oil recovery by micellar-polymer flood. Annual report, October 1979-September 1980

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    Howell, J.C.; Snyder, W.O.

    1981-04-01

    This commercial scale test, known as the M-1 Project, is located in Crawford County, Illinois. It encompasses 407 acres of Robinson sand reservoir and covers portions of several waterflood projects that were approaching economic limit. The project includes 248 acres developed on a 2.4-acre five-spot pattern and 159 acres developed on a 5.0-acre five-spot pattern. Development work commenced in late 1974 and has previously been reported. Micellar solution (slug) injection was initiated on February 10, 1977, and is now completed. After 10% of a pore volume of micellar slug was injected, injection of 11% pore volume of Dow 700 Pusher polymer was conducted at a concentration of 1156 ppM. At the end of this reporting period, 625 ppM polymer was being injected into the 2.5-acre pattern and 800 ppM polymer was being injected into the 5.0-acre pattern. The oil cut of the 2.5 and 5.0-acre patterns increased from 8.6% and 5.2%, respectively in September 1979, to 11.0% and 5.9% in September 1980. The oil cut performance has consistently exceeded that predicted for the project. This Fourth Annual Report is organized under the following three Work Breakdown Structures: fluid injection; production; and performance monitoring.

  16. Measurements of net radiation, ground heat flux and surface temperature in an urban canyon

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    Gouveia, F J; Leach, M J; Shinn, J H

    2003-11-06

    The Joint Urban 2003 (JU2003) field study was conducted in Oklahoma City in July 2003 to collect data to increase our knowledge of dispersion in urban areas. Air motions in and around urban areas are very complicated due to the influence of urban structures on both mechanical and thermal forcing. During JU2003, meteorological instruments were deployed at various locations throughout the urban area to characterize the processes that influence dispersion. Some of the instruments were deployed to characterize urban phenomena, such as boundary layer development. In addition, particular sites were chosen for more concentrated measurements to investigate physical processes in more detail. One such site was an urban street canyon on Park Avenue between Broadway and Robinson Avenues in downtown Oklahoma City. The urban canyon study was designed to examine the processes that control dispersion within, into and out of the urban canyon. Several towers were deployed in the Park Avenue block, with multiple levels on each tower for observing the wind using sonic anemometers. Infrared thermometers, net radiometers and ground heat flux plates were deployed on two of the towers midway in the canyon to study the thermodynamic effects and to estimate the surface energy balance. We present results from the surface energy balance observations.

  17. The su(n) WZNW fusion ring as integrable model: a new algorithm to compute fusion coefficients

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    Christian Korff

    2012-09-17

    This is a proceedings article reviewing a recent combinatorial construction of the su(n) WZNW fusion ring by C. Stroppel and the author. It contains one novel aspect: the explicit derivation of an algorithm for the computation of fusion coefficients different from the Kac-Walton formula. The discussion is presented from the point of view of a vertex model in statistical mechanics whose partition function generates the fusion coefficients. The statistical model can be shown to be integrable by linking its transfer matrix to a particular solution of the Yang-Baxter equation. This transfer matrix can be identified with the generating function of an (infinite) set of polynomials in a noncommutative alphabet: the generators of the local affine plactic algebra. The latter is a generalisation of the plactic algebra occurring in the context of the Robinson-Schensted correspondence. One can define analogues of Schur polynomials in this noncommutative alphabet which become identical to the fusion matrices when represented as endomorphisms over the state space of the integrable model. Crucial is the construction of an eigenbasis, the Bethe vectors, which are the idempotents of the fusion algebra.

  18. Nonstandard Analysis Applied to Advanced Undergraduate Mathematics - Infinitesimal Modeling

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    Robert A. Herrmann

    2007-12-02

    This is a Research and Instructional Development Project from the U. S. Naval Academy. In this monograph, the basic methods of nonstandard analysis for n-dimensional Euclidean spaces are presented. Specific rules are deveoped and these methods and rules are applied to rigorous integral and differential modeling. The topics include Robinson infinitesimals, limited and infinite numbers; convergence theory, continuity, *-transfer, internal definition, hyprefinite summation, Riemann-Stieltjes integration over Jordan-measurable regions; modeling with integrals via Infinite Sum Theorems; the nonstandard integral modeling rules - the method of constants, the methods of max. and min., and the hyperfinite sum; pure infinitesimal integral modeling via geometric elements; microgeometry, line and surface integrals, gauge integrals, fluxions and their relations to dynamic geometry. These rigorous results are also applied to lengths of curves, areas and volumes for Jordan-measurable regions, incompressible fluids, moments of inertia, electric field vectors, force fields and very elementary physics. Also presented are rigorous differential derivations for the partial differential equations for internal heat transfer and the vibrating membrane. All results are rigorously established and, mostly, all proofs appear in the appendix.

  19. Critical point analysis of phase envelope diagram

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    Soetikno, Darmadi; Siagian, Ucok W. R.; Kusdiantara, Rudy Puspita, Dila Sidarto, Kuntjoro A. Soewono, Edy; Gunawan, Agus Y.

    2014-03-24

    Phase diagram or phase envelope is a relation between temperature and pressure that shows the condition of equilibria between the different phases of chemical compounds, mixture of compounds, and solutions. Phase diagram is an important issue in chemical thermodynamics and hydrocarbon reservoir. It is very useful for process simulation, hydrocarbon reactor design, and petroleum engineering studies. It is constructed from the bubble line, dew line, and critical point. Bubble line and dew line are composed of bubble points and dew points, respectively. Bubble point is the first point at which the gas is formed when a liquid is heated. Meanwhile, dew point is the first point where the liquid is formed when the gas is cooled. Critical point is the point where all of the properties of gases and liquids are equal, such as temperature, pressure, amount of substance, and others. Critical point is very useful in fuel processing and dissolution of certain chemicals. Here in this paper, we will show the critical point analytically. Then, it will be compared with numerical calculations of Peng-Robinson equation by using Newton-Raphson method. As case studies, several hydrocarbon mixtures are simulated using by Matlab.

  20. The local sub-mm luminosity functions and predictions from ASTRO-F/SIRTF to Herschel

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    Stephen Serjeant; Diana Harrison

    2003-09-23

    We present new determinations of the local sub-mm luminosity functions. We find the local sub-mm luminosity density converging to 7.3+/-0.2 x 10^19 W/Hz/Mpc^3 /h_65 at 850um solving the ``sub-mm Olbers' Paradox.'' Using the sub-mm colour temperature relations from the SCUBA Local Universe Galaxy Survey, and the discovery of excess 450um excess emission in these galaxies, we interpolate and extrapolate the IRAS detections to make predictions of the SEDs of all 15411 PSC-z galaxies from 50-3000um. Despite the long extrapolations we find excellent agreement with (a) the 90um luminosity function of Serjeant et al. (2001), (b) the 850um luminosity function of Dunne et al. (2000), (c) the mm-wave photometry of Andreani & Franceschini (1996); (d) the asymptotic differential and integral source count predictions at 50-3000um by Rowan-Robinson (2001). Remarkably, the local luminosity density and the extragalactic background light together strongly constrain the cosmic star formation history for a wide class of evolutionary assumptions. We find that the extragalactic background light, the 850um 8mJy source counts, and the Omega_* constraints all independently point to a decline in the comoving star formation rate at z>1.

  1. Atomic Scale Modelling of the Primary Damage State of Irradiated UO{sub 2} Matrix

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    Van Brutzel, Laurent

    2008-07-01

    Large scale classical molecular dynamics simulations have been carried out to study the primary damage state due to a-decay self irradiation in UO{sub 2} matrix. Simulations of energetic displacement cascades up to the realistic energy of the recoil nucleus at 80 keV provide new informations on defect production, their spatial distribution and their clustering. The discrepancy with the classical linear theory NRT (Norton-Robinson-Torrens) law on the creation of the number of point defects is discussed. Study of cascade overlap sequence shows a saturation of the number of point defects created as the dose increases. Toward the end of the overlap sequence, large stable clusters of vacancies are observed. The values of athermal diffusion coefficients coming from the ballistic collisions and the additional point defects created during the cascades are estimated from these simulations to be, in all the cases, less than 10-26 m{sup 2}/s. Finally, the influence of a grain boundary of type Sigma 5 is analysed. It has been found that the energy of the cascades are dissipated along the interface and that most of the point defects are created at the grain boundary. (authors)

  2. Specifications of Futures and Options Contracts 

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    Welch, Mark; Robinson, John; Anderson, David P.

    2009-06-01

    specifications. Mark Welch, John Robinson and David P. Anderson* 2 ( c o n t i n u e d o n n e x t p a ge ) T a bl e 1 . C o n t r a c t s p e c i fi c a t i o n s f or a g r i c u l t u r a l c ro p a n d l iv e s t o ck f u t u r e s . C om m o di t y & s i z... e o f c o n t r a c t T i c k e r s y m b o l T r a d i n g h o u r s ( c e n t r a l t i m e ) M o nt h s t ra d e d P r i c e quo t e s M i n i m u m p r i c e fluc t u a t i on D a i l y l i m i t L a s t t r a d i n g d a y L i v e C a...

  3. Flammable gas interlock spoolpiece flow response test report

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    Schneider, T.C., Fluor Daniel Hanford

    1997-03-24

    The purpose of this test report is to document the testing performed under the guidance of HNF-SD-WM-TC-073, {ital Flammable Gas Interlock Spoolpiece Flow Response Test Plan and Procedure}. This testing was performed for Lockheed Martin Hanford Characterization Projects Operations (CPO) in support of Rotary Mode Core Sampling jointly by SGN Eurisys Services Corporation and Numatec Hanford Company. The testing was conducted in the 305 building Engineering Testing Laboratory (ETL). NHC provides the engineering and technical support for the 305 ETL. The key personnel identified for the performance of this task are as follows: Test responsible engineering manager, C. E. Hanson; Flammable Gas Interlock Design Authority, G. P. Janicek; 305 ETL responsible manager, N. J. Schliebe; Cognizant RMCS exhauster engineer, E. J. Waldo/J. D. Robinson; Cognizant 305 ETL engineer, K. S. Witwer; Test director, T. C. Schneider. Other support personnel were supplied, as necessary, from 305/306 ETL. The testing, on the flammable Gas Interlock (FGI) system spoolpiece required to support Rotary Mode Core Sampling (RMCS) of single shell flammable gas watch list tanks, took place between 2-13-97 and 2-25-97.

  4. Catalyst deactivation in residue hydrocracking

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    Oballa, M.C.; Wong, C.; Krzywicki, A. [Novacor Research and Technology Corp., Calgary, Alberta (Canada)

    1994-12-31

    The existence of a computer-controlled bench scale hydrocracking units at the authors site has made cheaper the non-stop running of experiments for long periods of time. It was, therefore possible to show, at minimal costs, when three hydrocracking catalysts in service reach their maximum lifetime. Different parameters which are helpful for catalyst life and activity predictions were calculated, e.g., relative catalyst age and the effectiveness factor. Experimental results compared well with model, giving them the minimum and maximum catalyst lifetime, as well as the deactivation profile with regard to sulfur and metals removal. Reaction rate constants for demetallization and desulfurization were also determined. Six commercial catalysts were evaluated at short term runs and the three most active were used for long term runs. Out of three catalysts tested for deactivation at long term runs, it was possible to choose one whose useful life was higher than the others. All runs were carried out in a Robinson-Mahoney continuous flow stirred tank reactor, using 50/50 volumetric mixture of Cold Lake/Lloydminster atmospheric residue and NiMo/Al{sub 2}O{sub 3} catalyst.

  5. General Electric-Magnetic decomposition of fields, positivity and Rainich-like conditions

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    Jose M M Senovilla

    2000-10-29

    We show how to generalize the classical electric-magnetic decomposition of the Maxwell or the Weyl tensors to arbitrary fields described by tensors of any rank in general $n$-dimensional spacetimes of Lorentzian signature. The properties and applications of this decomposition are reviewed. In particular, the definition of tensors quadratic in the original fields and with important positivity properties is given. These tensors are usually called "super-energy" (s-e) tensors, they include the traditional energy-momentum, Bel and Bel-Robinson tensors, and satisfy the so-called Dominant Property, which is a straightforward generalization of the classical dominant energy condition satisfied by well-behaved energy-momentum tensors. We prove that, in fact, any tensor satisfying the dominant property can be decomposed as a finite sum of the s-e tensors. Some remarks about the conservation laws derivable from s-e tensors, with some explicit examples, are presented. Finally, we will show how our results can be used to provide adequate generalizations of the Rainich conditions in general dimension and for any physical field.

  6. Data summary report for fission product release test HI-1. [PWR; BWR

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    Osborne, M.F.; lorenz, R.A.; Travis, J.R.; Webster, C.S.

    1982-12-01

    This first in a series of high-temperature fission product release tests was conducted for 30 min at 1400/sup 0/C, with the release taking place into flowing steam. The fuel specimen was a 20-cm-long section of H.B. Robinson fuel rod, irradiated to 28,000 MWd per metric ton (t). After the test, the Zircaloy cladding of the specimen was almost completely oxidized and was quite fragile. The fission product collection system included a thermal gradient tube (700-150/sup 0/C), filters, heated charcoal, and cooled charcoal. Gamma ray analysis of apparatus components and collectors showed that about 2.83% of the /sup 85/Kr and 1.75% of the /sup 137/Cs were released from the fuel. Activation analysis of leach solutions from these components indicated that 2.04% of the /sup 129/I was released. Other analyses revealed small but significant releases of the radionuclides /sup 125/Sb and /sup 106/Ru, and of the elements Br, Rb, Sr, Zr, Ag, Sn, Te, Ba, and La.

  7. Evaluating small sphere limit of the Wang-Yau quasi-local energy

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    Chen, PoNing; Yau, Shing-Tung

    2015-01-01

    In this article, we study the small sphere limit of the Wang-Yau quasi-local energy defined in [18,19]. Given a point $p$ in a spacetime $N$, we consider a canonical family of surfaces approaching $p$ along its future null cone and evaluate the limit of the Wang-Yau quasi-local energy. The evaluation relies on solving an "optimal embedding equation" whose solutions represent critical points of the quasi-local energy. For a spacetime with matter fields, the scenario is similar to that of the large sphere limit found in [7]. Namely, there is a natural solution which is a local minimum, and the limit of its quasi-local energy recovers the stress-energy tensor at $p$. For a vacuum spacetime, the quasi-local energy vanishes to higher order and the solution of the optimal embedding equation is more complicated. Nevertheless, we are able to show that there exists a solution which is a local minimum and that the limit of its quasi-local energy is related to the Bel-Robinson tensor. Together with earlier work [7], thi...

  8. Measuring nonequilibrium retarded spin-spin Green's functions in an ion-trap based quantum simulator

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    Bryce T. Yoshimura; J. K. Freericks

    2015-12-16

    Recent work proposed a variant on Ramsey interferometry for coupled spin-$1/2$ systems that directly measures the retarded spin-spin Green's function. We expand on that work by investigating nonequilibrium retarded spin-spin Green's functions within the transverse-field Ising model. We derive the lowest four spectral moments to understand the short-time behavior and we employ a Lehmann-like representation to determine the spectral behavior. We simulate a Ramsey protocol for a nonequilibrium quantum spin system that consists of a coherent superposition of the ground state and diabatically excited higher-energy states via a temporally ramped transverse magnetic field. We then apply the Ramsey spectroscopy protocol to the final Hamiltonian, which has a constant transverse field. The short-time behavior directly relates to Lieb-Robinson bounds for the transport of many-body correlations, while the long-time behavior relates to the excitation spectra of the Hamiltonian. Compressive sensing is employed in the data analysis to efficiently extract that spectra.

  9. Los Alamos PWR feed-and-bleed studies summary results and conclusions

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    Boyack, B.E.; Henninger, R.J.; Lime, J.F.

    1985-01-01

    The adequacy of shutdown decay heat removal in pressurized water reactors (PWRs) is currently under investigation by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. One part of this effort is review of feed-and-bleed procedures that could be used if the normal cooling mode through the steam generators was unavailable. Feed-and-bleed cooling is effected by manually activating the high-pressure injection (HPI) system and opening the power-operated relief valves (PORVs) to release the core decay energy. The feasibility of the feed-and-bleed concept as a diverse mode of heat removal has been evaluated at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. The TRAC-PF1 code has been used to predict the expected performances of the Oconee-1 and Calvert Cliffs-1 reactors of Babcock and Wilcox and Combustion Engineering, respectively, and the Zion-1 and H.B. Robinson-2 plants of Westinghouse. Feed and bleed was successfully applied in each of the four plants studied, provided it was initiated no later than the time of loss-of-secondary heat sink.

  10. Colliding Axion-Dilaton Plane Waves from Black Holes

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    Patricia Schwarz

    1997-08-01

    The colliding plane wave metric discovered by Ferrari and Iba\\~{n}ez to be locally isometric to the interior of a Schwarzschild black hole is extended to the case of general axion-dilaton black holes. Because the transformation maps either black hole horizon to the focal plane of the colliding waves, this entire class of colliding plane wave spacetimes only suffers from the formation of spacetime singularities in the limits where the inner horizon itself is singular, which occur in the Schwarzschild and dilaton black hole limits. The supersymmetric limit corresponding to the extreme axion-dilaton black hole yields the Bertotti-Robinson metric with the axion and dilaton fields flowing to fixed constant values. The maximal analytic extension of this metric across the Cauchy horizon yields a spacetime in which two sandwich waves in a cylindrical universe collide to produce a semi-infinite chain of Reissner-Nordstrom-like wormholes. The focussing of particle and string geodesics in this spacetime is explored.

  11. Performance upgrades to the MCNP6 burnup capability for large scale depletion calculations

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    Fensin, M. L.; Galloway, J. D.; James, M. R.

    2015-04-11

    The first MCNP based inline Monte Carlo depletion capability was officially released from the Radiation Safety Information and Computational Center as MCNPX 2.6.0. With the merger of MCNPX and MCNP5, MCNP6 combined the capability of both simulation tools, as well as providing new advanced technology, in a single radiation transport code. The new MCNP6 depletion capability was first showcased at the International Congress for Advancements in Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP) meeting in 2012. At that conference the new capabilities addressed included the combined distributive and shared memory parallel architecture for the burnup capability, improved memory management, physics enhancements, and new predictability as compared to the H.B Robinson Benchmark. At Los Alamos National Laboratory, a special purpose cluster named “tebow,” was constructed such to maximize available RAM per CPU, as well as leveraging swap space with solid state hard drives, to allow larger scale depletion calculations (allowing for significantly more burnable regions than previously examined). As the MCNP6 burnup capability was scaled to larger numbers of burnable regions, a noticeable slowdown was realized.This paper details two specific computational performance strategies for improving calculation speedup: (1) retrieving cross sections during transport; and (2) tallying mechanisms specific to burnup in MCNP. To combat this slowdown new performance upgrades were developed and integrated into MCNP6 1.2.

  12. Performance upgrades to the MCNP6 burnup capability for large scale depletion calculations

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    Fensin, M. L.; Galloway, J. D.; James, M. R.

    2015-04-11

    The first MCNP based inline Monte Carlo depletion capability was officially released from the Radiation Safety Information and Computational Center as MCNPX 2.6.0. With the merger of MCNPX and MCNP5, MCNP6 combined the capability of both simulation tools, as well as providing new advanced technology, in a single radiation transport code. The new MCNP6 depletion capability was first showcased at the International Congress for Advancements in Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP) meeting in 2012. At that conference the new capabilities addressed included the combined distributive and shared memory parallel architecture for the burnup capability, improved memory management, physics enhancements, and newmore »predictability as compared to the H.B Robinson Benchmark. At Los Alamos National Laboratory, a special purpose cluster named “tebow,” was constructed such to maximize available RAM per CPU, as well as leveraging swap space with solid state hard drives, to allow larger scale depletion calculations (allowing for significantly more burnable regions than previously examined). As the MCNP6 burnup capability was scaled to larger numbers of burnable regions, a noticeable slowdown was realized.This paper details two specific computational performance strategies for improving calculation speedup: (1) retrieving cross sections during transport; and (2) tallying mechanisms specific to burnup in MCNP. To combat this slowdown new performance upgrades were developed and integrated into MCNP6 1.2.« less

  13. Testing actinide fission yield treatment in CINDER90 for use in MCNP6 burnup calculations

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    Fensin, Michael Lorne; Umbel, Marissa

    2015-09-18

    Most of the development of the MCNPX/6 burnup capability focused on features that were applied to the Boltzman transport or used to prepare coefficients for use in CINDER90, with little change to CINDER90 or the CINDER90 data. Though a scheme exists for best solving the coupled Boltzman and Bateman equations, the most significant approximation is that the employed nuclear data are correct and complete. Thus, the CINDER90 library file contains 60 different actinide fission yields encompassing 36 fissionable actinides (thermal, fast, high energy and spontaneous fission). Fission reaction data exists for more than 60 actinides and as a result, fissionmore »yield data must be approximated for actinides that do not possess fission yield information. Several types of approximations are used for estimating fission yields for actinides which do not possess explicit fission yield data. The objective of this study is to test whether or not certain approximations of fission yield selection have any impact on predictability of major actinides and fission products. Further we assess which other fission products, available in MCNP6 Tier 3, result in the largest difference in production. Because the CINDER90 library file is in ASCII format and therefore easily amendable, we assess reasons for choosing, as well as compare actinide and major fission product prediction for the H. B. Robinson benchmark for, three separate fission yield selection methods: (1) the current CINDER90 library file method (Base); (2) the element method (Element); and (3) the isobar method (Isobar). Results show that the three methods tested result in similar prediction of major actinides, Tc-99 and Cs-137; however, certain fission products resulted in significantly different production depending on the method of choice.« less

  14. Development of an Advanced Simulator to Model Mobility Control and Geomechanics during CO{sub 2} Floods

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    Delshad, Mojdeh; Wheeler, Mary; Sepehrnoori, Kamy; Pope, Gary

    2013-12-31

    The simulator is an isothermal, three-dimensional, four-phase, compositional, equation-of– state (EOS) simulator. We have named the simulator UTDOE-CO2 capable of simulating various recovery processes (i.e., primary, secondary waterflooding, and miscible and immiscible gas flooding). We include both the Peng-Robinson EOS and the Redlich-Kwong EOS models. A Gibbs stability test is also included in the model to perform a phase identification test to consistently label each phase for subsequent property calculations such as relative permeability, viscosity, density, interfacial tension, and capillary pressure. Our time step strategy is based on an IMPEC-type method (implicit pressure and explicit concentration). The gridblock pressure is solved first using the explicit dating of saturation-dependent terms. Subsequently, the material balance equations are solved explicitly for the total concentration of each component. The physical dispersion term is also included in the governing equations. The simulator includes (1) several foam model(s) for gas mobility control, (2) compositional relative permeability models with the hysteresis option, (3) corner point grid and several efficient solvers, (4) geomechanics module to compute stress field as the result of CO{sub 2} injection/production, (5) the format of commercial visualization software, S3graf from Science-soft Ltd., was implemented for user friendly visualization of the simulation results. All tasks are completed and the simulator was fully tested and delivered to the DOE office including a user’s guide and several input files and the executable for Windows Pcs. We have published several SPE papers, presented several posters, and one MS thesis is completed (V. Pudugramam, 2013) resulting from this DOE funded project.

  15. Separation of Fischer-Tropsch wax from catalyst by supercritical extraction. Quarterly progress report, October 1, 1996--December 31, 1996

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    Joyce, P.C.; Thies, M.C.

    1997-01-01

    One of the major objectives of this research project is to predict the phase behavior of model wax compounds in dense supercritical fluids such as hexane. Because initial results with the SAFT equation have been less promising than expected, the group at North Carolina State University has focused their recent attention on cubic equations of state, in particular the Peng-Robinson and Soave-Redlich-Kwong versions. The focus of this work has been on developing correlations that can be used to predict binary interaction parameters (i.e., k{sub ij}s) for a given binary wax-solvent system. As a first step, k{sub ij}s were first calculated from experimental data on systems containing alkanes between nC{sub 4} and nC{sub 23} at temperatures between 25 and 357{degrees} C. Attempts were then made to correlate these parameters with specific pure component properties of the alkanes of interest. Reasonably good agreement between experimental and predicted k{sub ij}s was found using a correlation that incorporates both temperature and the molecular size of the alkanes. As phase equilibrium data becomes available for higher molecular weight model wax compounds, the ability of the correlation to handle such systems will need to be tested. The phase equilibrium apparatus is currently undergoing modifications that will allow the system to run components that are solids at ambient temperatures. Some problems are still being resolved, as the heavy component tends to precipitate in the sample lines. Modifications have been made that should allow the system to operate reliably.

  16. Testing actinide fission yield treatment in CINDER90 for use in MCNP6 burnup calculations

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    Fensin, Michael Lorne; Umbel, Marissa

    2015-09-18

    Most of the development of the MCNPX/6 burnup capability focused on features that were applied to the Boltzman transport or used to prepare coefficients for use in CINDER90, with little change to CINDER90 or the CINDER90 data. Though a scheme exists for best solving the coupled Boltzman and Bateman equations, the most significant approximation is that the employed nuclear data are correct and complete. Thus, the CINDER90 library file contains 60 different actinide fission yields encompassing 36 fissionable actinides (thermal, fast, high energy and spontaneous fission). Fission reaction data exists for more than 60 actinides and as a result, fission yield data must be approximated for actinides that do not possess fission yield information. Several types of approximations are used for estimating fission yields for actinides which do not possess explicit fission yield data. The objective of this study is to test whether or not certain approximations of fission yield selection have any impact on predictability of major actinides and fission products. Further we assess which other fission products, available in MCNP6 Tier 3, result in the largest difference in production. Because the CINDER90 library file is in ASCII format and therefore easily amendable, we assess reasons for choosing, as well as compare actinide and major fission product prediction for the H. B. Robinson benchmark for, three separate fission yield selection methods: (1) the current CINDER90 library file method (Base); (2) the element method (Element); and (3) the isobar method (Isobar). Results show that the three methods tested result in similar prediction of major actinides, Tc-99 and Cs-137; however, certain fission products resulted in significantly different production depending on the method of choice.

  17. Kinematics of the helium accretor GP Com

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    T. R. Marsh

    1998-12-23

    We present time-resolved spectra of the double-degenerate binary star, GP Com. The spectra confirm the presence and period (46.5 min) of the `S'-wave feature found by Nather, Robinson and Stover. GP Com is erratically variable at X-ray and UV wavelengths. We have found the equivalent variability in our data, which, as also seen in UV data, is mostly confined to the emission lines. The HeII 4686 changes by the largest amount, consistent with X-ray driven photo-ionisation. The flaring part of the line profiles is broader than the average, as expected if they are dominated by the inner disc. The HeII 4686 profile is especially remarkable in that its blue-shifted peak is 1400 km/s from line centre compared to 700 km/s for the HeI lines (the red-shifted peak is blended with HeI 4713). We deduce that HeII 4686 emission is confined to the inner 1/4 of the disc. We suggest that the activity of the inner disc indicates that accretion is significant (and unstable) there, in contrast to quiescent dwarf novae, in support of models in which GP Com is in a (quasi-)steady-state of low mass transfer rate. GP Com shows triple-peaked lines profiles which consist of the usual double-peaked profiles from a disc plus a narrow component at line centre. We find evidence for both radial velocity and flux variability in this component, inconsistent with a nebula origin. The radial velocity amplitude and its phase relative to the `S'-wave are consistent with an origin on the accreting white dwarf, if the mass ratio, q = M2/M1, is of order 0.02, as expected on evolutionary grounds. However this explanation is still not satisfactory as the systemic velocity of the narrow component shows significant variation from line to line, and we have no explanation for this.

  18. Phase Behavior, Solid Organic Precipitation, and Mobility Characterization Studies in Support of Enhanced Heavy Oil Recovery on the Alaska North Slope

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    Shirish Patil; Abhijit Dandekar; Santanu Khataniar

    2008-12-31

    The medium-heavy oil (viscous oil) resources in the Alaska North Slope are estimated at 20 to 25 billion barrels. These oils are viscous, flow sluggishly in the formations, and are difficult to recover. Recovery of this viscous oil requires carefully designed enhanced oil recovery processes. Success of these recovery processes is critically dependent on accurate knowledge of the phase behavior and fluid properties, especially viscosity, of these oils under variety of pressure and temperature conditions. This project focused on predicting phase behavior and viscosity of viscous oils using equations of state and semi-empirical correlations. An experimental study was conducted to quantify the phase behavior and physical properties of viscous oils from the Alaska North Slope oil field. The oil samples were compositionally characterized by the simulated distillation technique. Constant composition expansion and differential liberation tests were conducted on viscous oil samples. Experiment results for phase behavior and reservoir fluid properties were used to tune the Peng-Robinson equation of state and predict the phase behavior accurately. A comprehensive literature search was carried out to compile available compositional viscosity models and their modifications, for application to heavy or viscous oils. With the help of meticulously amassed new medium-heavy oil viscosity data from experiments, a comparative study was conducted to evaluate the potential of various models. The widely used corresponding state viscosity model predictions deteriorate when applied to heavy oil systems. Hence, a semi-empirical approach (the Lindeloff model) was adopted for modeling the viscosity behavior. Based on the analysis, appropriate adjustments have been suggested: the major one is the division of the pressure-viscosity profile into three distinct regions. New modifications have improved the overall fit, including the saturated viscosities at low pressures. However, with the limited amount of geographically diverse data, it is not possible to develop a comprehensive predictive model. Based on the comprehensive phase behavior analysis of Alaska North Slope crude oil, a reservoir simulation study was carried out to evaluate the performance of a gas injection enhanced oil recovery technique for the West Sak reservoir. It was found that a definite increase in viscous oil production can be obtained by selecting the proper injectant gas and by optimizing reservoir operating parameters. A comparative analysis is provided, which helps in the decision-making process.

  19. Source Term Modeling for Evaluating the Potential Impacts to Groundwater of Fluids Escaping from a Depleted Oil Reservoir Used for Carbon Sequestration

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    Cantrell, Kirk J.; Brown, Christopher F.

    2014-06-13

    In recent years depleted oil reservoirs have received special interest as carbon storage reservoirs because of their potential to offset costs through collaboration with enhanced oil recovery projects. Modeling is currently being conducted to evaluate potential risks to groundwater associated with leakage of fluids from depleted oil reservoirs used for storage of CO2. Modeling results reported here focused on understanding how toxic organic compounds found in oil will distribute between the various phases within a storage reservoir after introduction of CO2, understanding the migration potential of these compounds, and assessing potential groundwater impacts should leakage occur. Two model scenarios were conducted to evaluate how organic components in oil will distribute among the phases of interest (oil, CO2, and brine). The first case consisted of 50 wt.% oil and 50 wt.% water; the second case was 90 wt.% CO2 and 10 wt.% oil. Several key organic compounds were selected for special attention in this study based upon their occurrence in oil at significant concentrations, relative toxicity, or because they can serve as surrogate compounds for other more highly toxic compounds for which required input data are not available. The organic contaminants of interest (COI) selected for this study were benzene, toluene, naphthalene, phenanthrene, and anthracene. Partitioning of organic compounds between crude oil and supercritical CO2 was modeled using the Peng-Robinson equation of state over temperature and pressure conditions that represent the entire subsurface system (from those relevant to deep geologic carbon storage environments to near surface conditions). Results indicate that for a typical set of oil reservoir conditions (75°C, and 21,520 kPa) negligible amounts of the COI dissolve into the aqueous phase. When CO2 is introduced into the reservoir such that the final composition of the reservoir is 90 wt.% CO2 and 10 wt.% oil, a significant fraction of the oil dissolves into the vapor phase. As the vapor phase moves up through the stratigraphic column, pressures and temperatures decrease, resulting in significant condensation of oil components. The heaviest organic components condense early in this process (at higher pressures and temperatures), while the lighter components tend to remain in the vapor phase until much lower pressures and temperatures are reached. Based on the model assumptions, the final concentrations of COI to reach an aquifer at 1,520 kPa and 25°C were quite significant for benzene and toluene, whereas the concentrations of polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons that reach the aquifer were very small. This work demonstrates a methodology that can provide COI source term concentrations in CO2 leaking from a reservoir and entering an overlying aquifer for use in risk assessments.

  20. Tracers for Characterizing Enhanced Geothermal Systems

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    Karen Wright; George Redden; Carl D. Palmer; Harry Rollins; Mark Stone; Mason Harrup; Laurence C. Hull

    2010-02-01

    Information about the times of thermal breakthrough and subsequent rates of thermal drawdown in enhanced geothermal systems (EGS) is necessary for reservoir management, designing fracture stimulation and well drilling programs, and forecasting economic return. Thermal breakthrough in heterogeneous porous media can be estimated using conservative tracers and assumptions about heat transfer rates; however, tracers that undergo temperature-dependent changes can provide more detailed information about the thermal profile along the flow path through the reservoir. To be effectively applied, the thermal reaction rates of such temperature sensitive traces must be well characterized for the range of conditions that exist in geothermal systems. Reactive tracers proposed in the literature include benzoic and carboxylic acids (Adams) and organic esters and amides (Robinson et al.); however, the practical temperature range over which these tracers can be applied (100-275°C) is somewhat limited. Further, for organic esters and amides, little is known about their sorption to the reservoir matrix and how such reactions impact data interpretation. Another approach involves tracers where the reference condition is internal to the tracer itself. Two examples are: 1) racemization of polymeric amino acids, and 2) mineral thermoluminescence. In these cases internal ratios of states are measured rather than extents of degradation and mass loss. Racemization of poly-L-lactic acid (for example) is temperature sensitive and therefore can be used as a temperature-recording tracer depending on the rates of racemization and stability of the amino acids. Heat-induced quenching of thermoluminescence of pre-irradiated LiF can also be used. To protect the tracers from alterations (extraneous reactions, dissolution) in geothermal environments we are encapsulating the tracers in core-shell colloidal structures that will subsequently be tested for their ability to be transported and to protect the tracers from incidental reactions. We review the criteria for practical reactive tracers, which serves as the basis for experimental testing and characterization and can be used to identify other potential candidate tracers. We will also discuss the information obtainable from individual tracers, which has implications for using multiple tracers to obtain information about the thermal history of a reservoir. We will provide an update on our progress for conducting proof-of-principle tests for reactive tracers in the Raft River geothermal system.

  1. MS Based Metabonomics

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    Want, Elizabeth J.; Metz, Thomas O.

    2010-03-01

    Metabonomics is the latest and least mature of the systems biology triad, which also includes genomics and proteomics, and has its origins in the early orthomolecular medicine work pioneered by Linus Pauling and Arthur Robinson. It was defined by Nicholson and colleagues in 1999 as the quantitative measurement of perturbations in the metabolite complement of an integrated biological system in response to internal or external stimuli, and is often used today to describe many non-global types of metabolite analyses. Applications of metabonomics are extensive and include toxicology, nutrition, pharmaceutical research and development, physiological monitoring and disease diagnosis. For example, blood samples from millions of neonates are tested routinely by mass spectrometry (MS) as a diagnostic tool for inborn errors of metabolism. The metabonome encompasses a wide range of structurally diverse metabolites; therefore, no single analytical platform will be sufficient. Specialized sample preparation and detection techniques are required, and advances in NMR and MS technologies have led to enhanced metabonome coverage, which in turn demands improved data analysis approaches. The role of MS in metabonomics is still evolving as instrumentation and software becomes more sophisticated and as researchers realize the strengths and limitations of current technology. MS offers a wide dynamic range, high sensitivity, and reproducible, quantitative analysis. These attributes are essential for addressing the challenges of metabonomics, as the range of metabolite concentrations easily exceeds nine orders of magnitude in biofluids, and the diversity of molecular species ranges from simple amino and organic acids to lipids and complex carbohydrates. Additional challenges arise in generating a comprehensive metabolite profile, downstream data processing and analysis, and structural characterization of important metabolites. A typical workflow of MS-based metabonomics is shown in Figure 1. Gas chromatography-(GC)-MS was the most commonly used MS-based method for small molecule analysis in the 1970s and 1980s. It is still used today for the detection of many metabolic disorders and plays a strong role in plant metabonomics. Liquid chromatography (LC)-MS approaches have grown in popularity for metabolite studies, due to simpler sample preparation, reduced analysis times through the introduction of ultra-high performance liquid chromatography (UPLC)-MS and the ability to observe a wider range of metabolites. This chapter will discuss the role of MS in metabonomics, the techniques involved in this exciting area, and the current and future applications of the field. The various bioinformatics tools and multivariate analysis techniques used to maximize information recovery and to aid in the interpretation of the very large data sets typically obtained in metabonomics studies will also be discussed. While there are many different MS-based approaches utilized in metabonomics studies, emphasis will be placed on more established methods.

  2. Development of a Conceptual Process for Selective CO{sub 2} Capture from Fuel Gas Streams Using [hmim][Tf2N] Ionic Liquid as a Physical Solvent

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    Basha, Omar M.; Keller, Murphy J.; Luebke, David R.; Resnik, Kevin; P Morsi, Badie I.

    2013-07-01

    The Ionic Liquid (IL) [hmim][Tf2N] was used as a physical solvent in an Aspen Plus simulation, employing the Peng-Robinson Equation of State (P-R EOS) with Boston-Mathias (BM) alpha function and standard mixing rules, to develop a conceptual process for CO{sub 2} capture from a shifted warm fuel gas stream produced from Pittsburgh # 8 coal for a 400 MWe power plant. The physical properties of the IL, including density, viscosity, surface tension, vapor pressure and heat capacity were obtained from literature and modeled as a function of temperature. Also, available experimental solubility values for CO{sub 2}, H{sub 2}, H{sub 2}S, CO, and CH{sub 4} in this IL were compiled and their binary interaction parameters ({delta}{sub ij} and l{sub ij}) were optimized and correlated as functions of temperature. The Span-Wager Equation-of-State EOS was also employed to generate CO{sub 2} solubilities in [hmim][Tf2N] at high pressures (up to 10 MPa) and temperatures (up to 510 K). The conceptual process developed consisted of 4 adiabatic absorbers (2.4 m ID, 30 m high) arranged in parallel and packed with Plastic Pall Rings of 0.025 m for CO{sub 2} capture; 3 flash drums arranged in series for solvent (IL) regeneration with the pressure-swing option; and a pressure-intercooling system for separating and pumping CO{sub 2} up to 153 bar to the sequestration sites. The compositions of all process streams, CO{sub 2} capture efficiency, and net power were calculated using Aspen Plus simulator. The results showed that, based on the composition of the inlet gas stream to the absorbers, 95.67 mol% of CO{sub 2} was captured and sent to sequestration sites; 99.5 mol% of H{sub 2} was separated and sent to turbines; the solvent exhibited a minimum loss of 0.31 mol%; and the net power balance of the entire system was 30.81 MW. These results indicated that [hmim][Tf2N] IL could be used as a physical solvent for CO{sub 2} capture from warm shifted fuel gas streams with high efficiency.

  3. Summary - Hot Dry Rock R&D Strategies and Applications

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    Tennyson, George P..

    1989-03-21

    In geothermal energy technology, the hydrothermal systems rely on volcanic hot rocks being fortuitously co-located with an adequate supply of natural ground water, usually at some considerable depth within the earth. This represents essentially two accidents in the same place, and the occurrence is relatively rare. Yellowstone Park and the desert valley of southern California are the most noteworthy US. examples. Since the heat is the energy needed, if we could just get the water down to it and back. Well, that's what is being done with the hot dry rock program. A well is drilled down to where there is adequate heat in the rocks. The well is then pressurized until the rock fractures creating what amounts to a reservoir full of hot, shattered rock. Finally, a well is drilled into the reservoir and water is pumped in one well, heated by the rock, and taken out through the other well at useful temperatures and pressures. We are getting ready to run significant long-term flow tests at the Fenton Hill Hot Dry Rock site west of Los Alamos, New Mexico. We expect the operational information to provide the data to forecast the energy life of the wells as a production facility. This kind of resource is much more common than regular geothermal resources. Robert H. Hendron described the Long Term Flow Test and reservoir studies for which the project is preparing. A shortfall of available funding has slowed preparations, delaying the start of that test. The test is planning to gather data for more definitive reservoir modeling with energy availability or reservoir lifetime of primary interest. Other interests include geochemistry and tracer studies, microseismic response, water requirements and flow impedance which relates directly to the pumping power required. Progress has been made in modeling studies, chemically reactive tracer techniques, and in improvements in acoustic or microseismic event analysis. Donald W. Brown discussed reservoir modeling as it relates to production management of the HDR well. For wells which are fracture dominated rather than matrix-permeability controlled, a knowledge of the pressure-dependent permeability of the interconnected system of natural joints (or pre-existing fractures is critical to long-term power production from the wells) through optimized pressure management. It was mentioned that a knowledge of the pressure-dependent joint permeability could aid in designing more appropriate secondary recovery strategies in petroleum reservoirs, or reinjection I procedures of geothermal reservoirs. Dr. Bruce A. Robinson discussed the development of fluid flow and transport models for simulation of HDR geothermal reservoirs. These models are also expected to provide accurate predictions of long-term behavior and help in the development of strategies for reservoir improvement and operation. Two approaches were discussed. The discrete fracture approach is based on a random fracture network subject to prescribed statistical properties of the fracture set. It is used to simulate steady state fluid flow and solute transport. The other approach used the continuum approximation. This type of model is appropriate when the reservoir consists of many interconnected fractures, as is the case at Fenton Hill.

  4. Modeling the formation and aging of secondary organic aerosols in Los Angeles during CalNex 2010

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    Hayes, P. L.; Carlton, A. G.; Baker, K. R.; Ahmadov, R.; Washenfelder, R. A.; Alvarez, S.; Rappenglück, B.; Gilman, J. B.; Kuster, W. C.; de Gouw, J. A.; et al

    2014-12-20

    Four different parameterizations for the formation and evolution of secondary organic aerosol (SOA) are evaluated using a 0-D box model representing the Los Angeles Metropolitan Region during the CalNex 2010 field campaign. We constrain the model predictions with measurements from several platforms and compare predictions with particle and gas-phase observations from the CalNex Pasadena ground site. That site provides a unique opportunity to study aerosol formation close to anthropogenic emission sources with limited recirculation. The model SOA formed only from the oxidation of VOCs (V-SOA) is insufficient to explain the observed SOA concentrations, even when using SOA parameterizations with multi-generationmore »oxidation that produce much higher yields than have been observed in chamber experiments, or when increasing yields to their upper limit estimates accounting for recently reported losses of vapors to chamber walls. The Community Multiscale Air Quality (WRF-CMAQ) model (version 5.0.1) provides excellent predictions of secondary inorganic particle species but underestimates the observed SOA mass by a factor of 25 when an older VOC-only parameterization is used, which is consistent with many previous model-measurement comparisons for pre-2007 anthropogenic SOA modules in urban areas. Including SOA from primary semi-volatile and intermediate volatility organic compounds (P-S/IVOCs) following the parameterizations of Robinson et al. (2007), Grieshop et al. (2009), or Pye and Seinfeld (2010) improves model/measurement agreement for mass concentration. When comparing the three parameterizations, the Grieshop et al. (2009) parameterization more accurately reproduces both the SOA mass concentration and oxygen-to-carbon ratio inside the urban area. Our results strongly suggest that other precursors besides VOCs, such as P-S/IVOCs, are needed to explain the observed SOA concentrations in Pasadena. All the parameterizations over-predict urban SOA formation at long photochemical ages (≈ 3 days) compared to observations from multiple sites, which can lead to problems in regional and global modeling. Among the explicitly modeled VOCs, the precursor compounds that contribute the greatest SOA mass are methylbenzenes. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are less important precursors and contribute less than 4% of the SOA mass. The amounts of SOA mass from diesel vehicles, gasoline vehicles, and cooking emissions are estimated to be 16–27, 35–61, and 19–35%, respectively, depending on the parameterization used, which is consistent with the observed fossil fraction of urban SOA, 71 (±3) %. In-basin biogenic VOCs are predicted to contribute only a few percent to SOA. A regional SOA background of approximately 2.1 ?g m?3 is also present due to the long distance transport of highly aged OA. The percentage of SOA from diesel vehicle emissions is the same, within the estimated uncertainty, as reported in previous work that analyzed the weekly cycles in OA concentrations (Bahreini et al., 2012; Hayes et al., 2013). However, the modeling work presented here suggests a strong anthropogenic source of modern carbon in SOA, due to cooking emissions, which was not accounted for in those previous studies. Lastly, this work adapts a simple two-parameter model to predict SOA concentration and O/C from urban emissions. This model successfully predicts SOA concentration, and the optimal parameter combination is very similar to that found for Mexico City. This approach provides a computationally inexpensive method for predicting urban SOA in global and climate models. We estimate pollution SOA to account for 26 Tg yr?1 of SOA globally, or 17% of global SOA, 1/3 of which is likely to be non-fossil.« less

  5. Chemical composition, microstructure, and hygroscopic properties of aerosol particles at the Zotino Tall Tower Observatory (ZOTTO), Siberia, during a summer campaign

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    Mikhailov, E. F.; Mironov, G. N.; Pöhlker, C.; Chi, X.; Krüger, M. L.; Shiraiwa, M.; Förster, J. -D.; Pöschl, U.; Vlasenko, S. S.; Ryshkevich, T. I.; et al

    2015-03-16

    In this study we describe the hygroscopic properties of accumulation- and coarse-mode aerosol particles sampled at the Zotino Tall Tower Observatory (ZOTTO) in Central Siberia (61° N; 89° E) from 16 to 21 June 2013. The hygroscopic growth measurements were supplemented with chemical analyses of the samples, including inorganic ions and organic/elemental carbon. In addition, the microstructure and chemical composition of aerosol particles were analyzed by X-ray micro-spectroscopy (STXM-NEXAFS) and transmission electron microscopy (TEM). A mass closure analysis indicates that organic carbon accounted for 61 and 38% of PM in the accumulation mode and coarse mode, respectively. The water solublemore »fraction of organic matter was estimated to be 52 and 8% of PM in these modes. Sulfate, predominantly in the form of ammoniated sulfate, was the dominant inorganic component in both size modes: ~ 34% in the accumulation vs. ~ 47% in the coarse mode. The hygroscopic growth measurements were conducted with a filter-based differential hygroscopicity analyzer (FDHA) over the range of 5–99.4% RH in the hydration and dehydration operation modes. The FDHA study indicates that both accumulation and coarse modes exhibit pronounced water uptake approximately at the same RH, starting at ~ 70%, while efflorescence occurred at different humidities, i.e., at ~ 35% RH for submicron particles vs. ~ 50% RH for supermicron particles. This ~ 15% RH difference was attributed to higher content of organic material in the submicron particles, which suppresses water release in the dehydration experiments. The kappa mass interaction model (KIM) was applied to characterize and parameterize non-ideal solution behavior and concentration-dependent water uptake by atmospheric aerosol samples in the 5–99.4% RH range. Based on KIM, the volume-based hygroscopicity parameter, ?v, was calculated. The ?v, ws value related to the water soluble (ws) fraction was estimated to be ~ 0.15 for the accumulation mode and ~ 0.36 for the coarse mode, respectively. The obtained ?v, ws for the accumulation mode is in good agreement with earlier data reported for remote sites in the Amazon rain forest (?v ≈ 0.15) and a Colorado boreal forest (?v ≈ 0.16). We used the Zdanovskii–Stokes–Robinson (ZSR) mixing rule to predict the chemical composition dependent hygroscopicity, ?v, p. The obtained ?v, p values overestimate the experimental FDHA-KIM-derived ?v, ws by factors of 1.8 and 1.5 for the accumulation and coarse modes, respectively. This divergence can be partly explained by incomplete dissolution of the hygroscopic inorganic compounds resulting from kinetic limitations due to a sparingly soluble organic coating. The TEM and STXM-NEXAFS results indicate that aged submicron (>300 nm) and supermicron aerosol particles possess core-shell structures with an inorganic core, and are enriched in organic carbon at the mixed particle surface. The direct FDHA kinetic studies provide a bulk diffusion coefficient of water of ~ 10?12 cm2 s?1 indicating a semi-solid state of the organic-rich phase leading to kinetic limitations of water uptake and release during hydration and dehydration cycles. Overall the present ZOTTO data set, obtained in the growing season, has revealed a strong influence of organic carbon on the hygroscopic properties of the ambient aerosols. The sparingly soluble organic coating controls hygroscopic growth, phase transitions, and microstructural rearrangement processes. The observed kinetic limitations can strongly influence the outcome of experiments performed on multi-second time scales, such as the commonly applied HTDMA (Hygroscopicity Tandem Differential Mobility Analyzer) and CCNC (Cloud Condensation Nuclei Counter) measurements.« less

  6. Modeling the formation and aging of secondary organic aerosols in Los Angeles during CalNex 2010

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    Hayes, P. L.; Carlton, A. G.; Baker, K. R.; Ahmadov, R.; Washenfelder, R. A.; Alvarez, S.; Rappenglück, B.; Gilman, J. B.; Kuster, W. C.; de Gouw, J. A.; et al

    2015-05-26

    Four different literature parameterizations for the formation and evolution of urban secondary organic aerosol (SOA) frequently used in 3-D models are evaluated using a 0-D box model representing the Los Angeles metropolitan region during the California Research at the Nexus of Air Quality and Climate Change (CalNex) 2010 campaign. We constrain the model predictions with measurements from several platforms and compare predictions with particle- and gas-phase observations from the CalNex Pasadena ground site. That site provides a unique opportunity to study aerosol formation close to anthropogenic emission sources with limited recirculation. The model SOA that formed only from the oxidationmore »of VOCs (V-SOA) is insufficient to explain the observed SOA concentrations, even when using SOA parameterizations with multi-generation oxidation that produce much higher yields than have been observed in chamber experiments, or when increasing yields to their upper limit estimates accounting for recently reported losses of vapors to chamber walls. The Community Multiscale Air Quality (WRF-CMAQ) model (version 5.0.1) provides excellent predictions of secondary inorganic particle species but underestimates the observed SOA mass by a factor of 25 when an older VOC-only parameterization is used, which is consistent with many previous model–measurement comparisons for pre-2007 anthropogenic SOA modules in urban areas. Including SOA from primary semi-volatile and intermediate-volatility organic compounds (P-S/IVOCs) following the parameterizations of Robinson et al. (2007), Grieshop et al. (2009), or Pye and Seinfeld (2010) improves model–measurement agreement for mass concentration. The results from the three parameterizations show large differences (e.g., a factor of 3 in SOA mass) and are not well constrained, underscoring the current uncertainties in this area. Our results strongly suggest that other precursors besides VOCs, such as P-S/IVOCs, are needed to explain the observed SOA concentrations in Pasadena. All the recent parameterizations overpredict urban SOA formation at long photochemical ages (? 3 days) compared to observations from multiple sites, which can lead to problems in regional and especially global modeling. However, reducing IVOC emissions by one-half in the model to better match recent IVOC measurements improves SOA predictions at these long photochemical ages. Among the explicitly modeled VOCs, the precursor compounds that contribute the greatest SOA mass are methylbenzenes. Measured polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (naphthalenes) contribute 0.7% of the modeled SOA mass. The amounts of SOA mass from diesel vehicles, gasoline vehicles, and cooking emissions are estimated to be 16–27, 35–61, and 19–35%, respectively, depending on the parameterization used, which is consistent with the observed fossil fraction of urban SOA, 71(±3) %. The relative contribution of each source is uncertain by almost a factor of 2 depending on the parameterization used. In-basin biogenic VOCs are predicted to contribute only a few percent to SOA. A regional SOA background of approximately 2.1 ?g m?3 is also present due to the long-distance transport of highly aged OA, likely with a substantial contribution from regional biogenic SOA. The percentage of SOA from diesel vehicle emissions is the same, within the estimated uncertainty, as reported in previous work that analyzed the weekly cycles in OA concentrations (Bahreini et al., 2012; Hayes et al., 2013). However, the modeling work presented here suggests a strong anthropogenic source of modern carbon in SOA, due to cooking emissions, which was not accounted for in those previous studies and which is higher on weekends. Lastly, this work adapts a simple two-parameter model to predict SOA concentration and O/C from urban emissions. This model successfully predicts SOA concentration, and the optimal parameter combination is very similar to that found for Mexico City. This approach provides a computationally inexpensive method for predicting urban SOA in global

  7. Managing aging effects on dry cask storage systems for extended long-term storage and transportation of used fuel - rev. 0

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    Chopra, O.K.; Diercks, D.; Fabian, R.; Ma, D.; Shah, V.; Tam, S.W.; Liu, Y.

    2012-07-06

    The cancellation of the Yucca Mountain repository program in the United States raises the prospect of extended long-term storage (i.e., >120 years) and deferred transportation of used fuel at operating and decommissioned nuclear power plant sites. Under U.S. federal regulations contained in Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 72.42, the initial license term for an Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation (ISFSI) must not exceed 40 years from the date of issuance. Licenses may be renewed by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) at the expiration of the license term upon application by the licensee for a period not to exceed 40 years. Application for ISFSI license renewals must include the following: (1) Time-limited aging analyses (TLAAs) that demonstrate that structures, systems, and components (SSCs) important to safety will continue to perform their intended function for the requested period of extended operation; and (2) a description of the aging management program (AMP) for management of issues associated with aging that could adversely affect SSCs important to safety. In addition, the application must also include design bases information as documented in the most recent updated final safety analysis report as required by 10 CFR 72.70. Information contained in previous applications, statements, or reports filed with the Commission under the license may be incorporated by reference provided that those references are clear and specific. The NRC has recently issued the Standard Review Plan (SRP) for renewal of used-fuel dry cask storage system (DCSS) licenses and Certificates of Compliance (CoCs), NUREG-1927, under which NRC may renew a specific license or a CoC for a term not to exceed 40 years. Both the license and the CoC renewal applications must contain revised technical requirements and operating conditions (fuel storage, surveillance and maintenance, and other requirements) for the ISFSI and DCSS that address aging effects that could affect the safe storage of the used fuel. The information contained in the license and CoC renewal applications will require NRC review to verify that the aging effects on the SSCs in DCSSs/ ISFSIs are adequately managed for the period of extended operation. To date, all of the ISFSIs located across the United States with more than 1,500 dry casks loaded with used fuel have initial license terms of 20 years; three ISFSIs (Surry, H.B. Robinson and Oconee) have received their renewed licenses for 20 years, and two other ISFSIs (Calvert Cliffs and Prairie Island) have applied for license renewal for 40 years. This report examines issues related to managing aging effects on the SSCs in DCSSs/ISFSIs for extended long-term storage and transportation of used fuels, following an approach similar to that of the Generic Aging Lessons Learned (GALL) report, NUREG-1801, for the aging management and license renewal of nuclear power plants. The report contains five chapters and an appendix on quality assurance for aging management programs for used-fuel dry storage systems. Chapter I of the report provides an overview of the ISFSI license renewal process based on 10 CFR 72 and the guidance provided in NUREG-1927. Chapter II contains definitions and terms for structures and components in DCSSs, materials, environments, aging effects, and aging mechanisms. Chapter III and Chapter IV contain generic TLAAs and AMPs, respectively, that have been developed for managing aging effects on the SSCs important to safety in the dry cask storage system designs described in Chapter V. The summary descriptions and tabulations of evaluations of AMPs and TLAAs for the SSCs that are important to safety in Chapter V include DCSS designs (i.e., NUHOMS{reg_sign}, HI-STORM 100, Transnuclear (TN) metal cask, NAC International S/T storage cask, ventilated storage cask (VSC-24), and the Westinghouse MC-10 metal dry storage cask) that have been and continue to be used by utilities across the country for dry storage of used fuel to date. The goal of this report is to help establish the technical