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rail inspections matrix  

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

COMPARISON OF COMMERCIAL VEHICLE SAFETY ALLIANCE RECOMMENDED NATIONAL PROCEDURES COMPARISON OF COMMERCIAL VEHICLE SAFETY ALLIANCE RECOMMENDED NATIONAL PROCEDURES AND OUT-OF-SERVICE CRITERIA FOR THE ENHANCED SAFETY INSPECTION OF COMERCIAL HIGHWAY VEHICLES TRANSPORTING TRANSURANICS, SPENT NUCLEAR FUEL, AND HIGH LEVEL WASTE TO RAIL INSPECTION STANDARDS -TEC-WG, RAIL TOPIC GROUP 1 Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance Requirement Applicable Federal Regulation (All 49CFR unless otherwise noted) AAR Rule or Standard Applicable Industry / Regulatory Initiatives / Recommended Practices 1.0 GENERAL 215-RAILROAD FREIGHT CAR SAFETY STANDARDS 221-REAR END MARKING DEVICE-PASSENGER, COMMUTER AND FREIGHT TRAINS 223-SAFETY GLAZING STANDARDS-LOCOMOTIVES, PASSENGER CARS AND CABOOSES 229-RAILROAD LOCOMOTIVE

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Electric car Gasoline car  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

ENAC/ Electric car (Renault) Gasoline car (competitors) Gasoline car (Renault) Market shares of an electric vehicle? Electric car (Renault) Gasoline car (competitors) Gasoline car (Renault) Market shares preference survey with choice situation contexts involving gasoline cars (Renault and competitors

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1 Copyright 2013 by ASME Proceedings of the ASME 2013 Rail Transportation Division Fall Technical Conference  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

ON THE OPTIMIZATION OF RAIL DEFECT INSPECTION FREQUENCY Xiang Liu Rail Transportation and Engineering Center such as ultrasonic inspection. Determining the optimal rail defect inspection frequency is a critical decision and correspondingly 68% of cars derailed [1]. Broken rails are the most frequent cause of severe derailments [1

Barkan, Christopher P.L.

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Cryogenic Cables  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Cryogenic Cables ... power underground with superconducting cables at cryogenic temperatures. ... Already, cryogenic cooling of existing cables has been proposed to decrease ohmic resistance and thereby increase powercarrying capacities by as much as 10 times. ...

1969-06-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Guided Wave Inspection for Bottom Edge of Rails  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Defects in a railhead and web can be detected with rail inspection cars and rail inspection tools equipped with special transducers such as wheel probes. However bottom edges of rails easily damaged regions due to contact to soil and fastening are blind zones for the conventional ultrasonic inspection technique in which signals are input from a railhead. In this paper inspection technique for defects in bottom edges of rails using guided waves were described. Dispersion curves for a rail obtained by a semi analytical finite element calculation show that a lot of propagating modes exist in a frequency region used for guided wave inspection eg. 10kHz – 200kHz. Guided wave modes mainly vibrating a bottom edge of a rail were selected among the many modes in dispersion curves and then defect detection tests were done using the selected modes. Good reflections from an artificial defect and a rail end were obtained with a vertically vibrating mode.

T. Hayashi; Y. Miyazaki; M. Murase; T. Abe

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimizing Tank Car Safety Design to Reduce Hazardous Materials Transportation Risk  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1 Optimizing Tank Car Safety Design to Reduce Hazardous Materials Transportation Risk M. Rapik Saat hazardous materials transport risk by rail · Tank Car Design Optimization Model Tank car weight and capacity model Metrics to assess tank car performance Illustration of the optimization model

Barkan, Christopher P.L.

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Rail ClipsRail Clips Track Renewal  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Rail ClipsRail Clips and Track Renewal ver. 1 ME 6222: Manufacturing Processes and Systems Prof. J 2009 7 #12;Track Renewal ­ Tie replacement ballast packingTie replacement, ballast packing ME 6222: Manufacturing Processes and Systems Prof. J.S. Colton © GIT 2009 8 #12;Track Renewal ME 6222: Manufacturing

Colton, Jonathan S.

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Superconductor cable  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A superconductor cable includes a superconductive cable core (1) and a cryostat (2) enclosing the same. The cable core (1) has a superconductive conductor (3), an insulation (4) surrounding the same and a shielding (5) surrounding the insulation (4). A layer (3b) of a dielectric or semiconducting material is applied to a central element (3a) formed from a normally conducting material as a strand or tube and a layer (3c) of at least one wire or strip of superconductive material is placed helically on top. The central element (3a) and the layer (3c) are connected to each other in an electrically conducting manner at the ends of the cable core (1).

Allais, Arnaud (Hannover, DE); Schmidt, Frank (Langenhagen, DE

2009-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Intelligent Rail Networks | GE Global Research  

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

Smoother Rail Traffic Intelligent Rail Networks Enable Smoother Rail Traffic A delayed train is more than just an inconvenience; it can disrupt the flow of goods and commerce...

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Superconducting Cable  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

In order to provide a flexible oxide superconducting cable which is reduced in AC loss, tape-shaped superconducting wires covered with a stabilizing metal are wound on a flexible former. The superconducting wires are preferably laid on the former at a bending strain of not more than 0.2%. In laying on the former, a number of tape-shaped superconducting wires are laid on a core member in a side-by-side manner, to form a first layer. A prescribed number of tape-shaped superconducting wires are laid on top of the first layer in a side-by-side manner, to form a second layer. The former may be made of a metal, plastic, reinforced plastic, polymer, or a composite and provides flexibility to the superconducting wires and the cable formed therewith.

Hughey, Raburn L. (Franklin, GA); Sinha, Uday K. (Carrollton, GA); Reece, David S. (Carrollton, GA); Muller, Albert C. (Eidson, TN)

2005-07-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Superconducting Cable  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

In order to provide a flexible oxide superconducting cable which is reduced in AC loss, tape-shaped superconducting wires covered with a stabilizing metal are wound on a flexible former. The superconducting wires are preferably laid on the former at a bending strain of not more than 0.2%. In laying on the former, a number of tape-shaped superconducting wires are laid on a core member in a side-by-side manner, to form a first layer. A prescribed number of tape-shaped superconducting wires are laid on top of the first layer in a side-by-side manner, to form a second layer. The former may be made of a metal, plastic, reinforced plastic, polymer, or a composite and provides flexibility to the superconducting wires and the cable formed therewith.

Hughey, Raburn L. (Franklin, GA); Sinha, Uday K. (Carrollton, GA); Reece, David S. (Carrollton, GA); Muller, Albert C. (Eidson, TN)

2005-03-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Rail Coal Transportation Rates  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Trends, 2001 - 2010 Trends, 2001 - 2010 Transportation infrastructure overview In 2010, railroads transported over 70 percent of coal delivered to electric power plants which are generally concentrated east of the Mississippi River and in Texas. The U.S. railroad market is dominated by four major rail companies that account for 99 percent of U.S. coal rail shipments by volume. Deliveries from major coal basins to power plants by mode Rail Barge Truck Figure 2. Deliveries from major coal basins to power plants by rail, 2010 figure data Figure 3. Deliveries from major coal basins to power plants by barge, 2010 figure data Figure 4. Deliveries from major coal basins to power plants by truck, 2010 figure data The Powder River Basin of Wyoming and Montana, where coal is extracted in

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Old Rail Fences  

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

Rail Fences Rail Fences Nature Bulletin No. 240-A October 15, 1966 Forest Preserve District of Cook County Seymour Simon, President Roland F. Eisenbeis, Supt. of Conservation OLD RAIL FENCES Between a hundred and a hundred fifty years ago, the early settlers came to the Middle West and began to chop out clearings in its vast and somber forests. To clear the trees and brush from a few acres of land and plant the first crops, among the stumps, required much hard labor. But wood was very necessary to these pioneers -- half-hunters, half- farmers. It furnished logs for their log cabins and barns; fuel for their fireplaces; material for furniture, implements and primitive tools. Logs were split into rails for building corn cribs, hog pens, sheds and, most important, for fencing their fields.

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Membrane-Transistor Cable  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Membrane-Transistor Cable ... The system is the basis for a development of bioelectronic transducers and for the study of nonlinear phenomena in membrane cables. ...

Marion Rentschler; Peter Fromherz

1998-01-20T23:59:59.000Z

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1International High Speed Rail Conference 19642064 High Speed Rail  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1International High Speed Rail Conference 1964­2064 High Speed Rail: Celebrating Ambition 2014 by the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education Conference programme 8 ­10 December 2014 Kindly supported by: #12;2 International High Speed Rail Conference Monday 8 December 12:00 ­ 12:50 Registration

Birmingham, University of

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Small Cars In Neighborhoods  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Sperling, quoted in “Electric Car Goals Called Feasible,”automobile- like electric cars; a much longer and morethose eligible to own electric cars. Because the (eventually

Bosselmann, Peter C.; Cullinane, Daniel; Garrison, William L.; Maxey, Carl M.

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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rail regulatory matrix  

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

Rail and Highway Regulations Relative to the Transportation of Radioactive Materials AND Their Applicability to States, Tribes, Shippers, and Carriers SUBJECT AREA RAIL HIGHWAY STATE APPLICABILITY TRIBAL APPLICABILITY 1,2 SHIPPER 3 /CARRIER RESPONSIBILITY ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Packaging 10 CFR 71 10 CFR 71 Shipper, Carrier 10 CFR 71-Establishes requirements for packaging, preparation for shipment, and transportation of licensed material; as well as procedures for NRC approval of said activities 49 CFR 173, sub. I 49 CFR 173, sub I Shipper, Carrier 49 CFR 173, sub I-Sets forth requirements for the packaging and transportation of Class 7 (radioactive) materials. 49 CFR 174 4 4 Shipper, Carrier 49 CFR 174-Requirements applicable to acceptance and transport of radioactive materials packages by rail.

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STREET CARS IN GLASGOW  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

STREET CARS IN GLASGOW 10.1126/science.12.300.491-a STREET CARS IN GLASGOW. | Journal Article...ocelots, orang-outangs, panthers, raccoons, rhinoceroses...delivery of the property. STREET CARS IN GLASGOW. THE street car...

1900-09-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Rail Coal Transportation Rates  

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

reports reports Coal Transportation Rates to the Electric Power Sector With Data through 2010 | Release Date: November 16, 2012 | Next Release Date: December 2013 | Correction Previous editions Year: 2011 2004 Go Figure 1. Deliveries from major coal basins to electric power plants by rail, 2010 Background In this latest release of Coal Transportation Rates to the Electric Power Sector, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) significantly expands upon prior versions of this report with the incorporation of new EIA survey data. Figure 1. Percent of total U.S. rail shipments represented in data figure data Previously, EIA relied solely on data from the U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB), specifically their confidential Carload Waybill Sample. While valuable, due to the statistical nature of the Waybill data,

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Rail Routing Criteria Selection  

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

File name 1 File name 1 Rail Routing: Using Decision Analysis to Evaluate Objectives Ruth F. Weiner, Sandia National Laboratories Steven Hamp, U. S. Department of Energy April 22, 2004 Sandia is a multiprogram laboratory operated by Sandia Corporation, a Lockheed Martin Company, for the United States Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration under contract DE-AC04-94AL85000. TEC1 File name 2 Scoping the Problem * More than one rail route is available between any spent fuel site in the U. S. and Caliente, NV. * Routes differ in several parameters, like route length, track quality, urban areas transited, and so on. * Any particular route may not uniformly have more desirable parameters than another route; e.g. a shorter route may go through more urban centers.

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CAR-TO-CAR AND CAR-TO-INFRASTRUCTURE  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

are therefore embedding such mechanisms into our autonomous electric car developed at INRIA (CyCab). NEMO

Boyer, Edmond

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Find and Compare Cars  

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

You are here: Find a Car - Home You are here: Find a Car - Home Find and Compare Cars Browse by Model Go Need help choosing a car? woman shopping for car Search by MPG, price, make, body style, and much more with our Power Search Search by Class 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 Small Cars Family Sedans Upscale Sedans Luxury Sedans Large Sedans Hatchbacks Coupes Convertibles Sports/Sporty Cars Station Wagons Pickup Trucks Sport Utility Vehicles Minivans Vans Combined MPG >= 45 40 35 30 25 20 15 10 Go Browse New Cars sedan Small Cars sedan Sedans coupe Coupes hatchback Hatchbacks sporty car Sporty Cars luxury car Luxury Cars station wagon Wagons minivan Minivans truck Trucks SUV SUVs hybrid Hybrid Vehicles diesel Diesel Vehicles flex-fuel vehicle

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Underground Power Cables  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...1973 research-article Underground Power Cables J. D. Endacott Up to the present, effectively...particular, in recent years, the oil-filled cable system using cellulose paper impregnated...design of supertension underground power cable systems are considered. The limitations...

1973-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electronically controlled cable wrapper  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A spindle assembly engages and moves along a length of cable to be wrapped with insulating tape. Reels of insulating tape are mounted on a outer rotatable spindle which revolves around the cable to dispense insulating tape. The rate of movement of the spindle assembly along the length of the cable is controlled by a stepper motor which is programmably synchronized to the rate at which rotatable spindle wraps the cable. The stepper motor drives a roller which engages the cable and moves the spindle assembly along the length of the cable as it is being wrapped. The spindle assembly is mounted at the end of an articulated arm which allows free movement of the spindle assembly and allows the spindle assembly to follow lateral movement of the cable.

Young, T.M.

1982-08-17T23:59:59.000Z

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CABLE TECHNOLOGY LABORATORIES, INC. DETERMINATION OF THRESHOLD...  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Aged Polymeric Dielectric Cable TABLE OF CONTENTS ABSTRACT INTRODUCTION DESCRIPTION OF TEST CABLES TEMPERATURE CONDITIONING OF TEST CABLES TESTING OF XLPE INSULATED CABLE BEFORE...

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Naval Spent Fuel Rail Shipment Accident Exercise Objectives ...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Naval Spent Fuel Rail Shipment Accident Exercise Objectives Naval Spent Fuel Rail Shipment Accident Exercise Objectives Naval Spent Fuel Rail Shipment Accident Exercise Objectives...

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The Pacific Telephone Cable  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

... ceremonies in Ottawa, Sydney, Wellington and Suva. The transmission was over the first telephone cable to be laid across the Pacific Ocean.

1964-02-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Rail Coal Transportation Rates  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Methodology Methodology EIA uses the confidential version of the STB Waybill data, which includes actual revenue for shipments that originate and terminate at specific locations. The STB Waybill data are a sample of all rail shipments. EIA's 2011 report describes the sampling procedure. EIA aggregates the confidential STB data to three different levels: national, coal-producing basin to state, and state to state. EIA applies STB withholding rules to the aggregated data to identify records that must be suppressed to protect business-sensitive data. Also, EIA adds additional location fields to the STB data, identifying the mine from which the coal originates, the power plant that receives the coal, and, in some cases, an intermediate delivery location where coal is terminated by the initial carrier but then

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Cable Diagnostic Focused Initiative  

SciTech Connect

This report summarizes an extensive effort made to understand how to effectively use the various diagnostic technologies to establish the condition of medium voltage underground cable circuits. These circuits make up an extensive portion of the electric delivery infrastructure in the United States. Much of this infrastructure is old and experiencing unacceptable failure rates. By deploying efficient diagnostic testing programs, electric utilities can replace or repair circuits that are about to fail, providing an optimal approach to improving electric system reliability. This is an intrinsically complex topic. Underground cable systems are not homogeneous. Cable circuits often contain multiple branches with different cable designs and a range of insulation materials. In addition, each insulation material ages differently as a function of time, temperature and operating environment. To complicate matters further, there are a wide variety of diagnostic technologies available for assessing the condition of cable circuits with a diversity of claims about the effectiveness of each approach. As a result, the benefits of deploying cable diagnostic testing programs have been difficult to establish, leading many utilities to avoid the their use altogether. This project was designed to help address these issues. The information provided is the result of a collaborative effort between Georgia Tech NEETRAC staff, Georgia Tech academic faculty, electric utility industry participants, as well as cable system diagnostic testing service providers and test equipment providers. Report topics include: •How cable systems age and fail, •The various technologies available for detecting potential failure sites, •The advantages and disadvantages of different diagnostic technologies, •Different approaches for utilities to employ cable system diagnostics. The primary deliverables of this project are this report, a Cable Diagnostic Handbook (a subset of this report) and an online knowledge based system (KBS) that helps utilities select the most effective diagnostic technologies for a given cable circuit and circuit conditions.

Hartlein, R.A.; Hampton, R.N.

2010-12-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Segmented rail linear induction motor  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A segmented rail linear induction motor has a segmented rail consisting of a plurality of nonferrous electrically conductive segments aligned along a guideway. The motor further includes a carriage including at least one pair of opposed coils fastened to the carriage for moving the carriage. A power source applies an electric current to the coils to induce currents in the conductive surfaces to repel the coils from adjacent edges of the conductive surfaces.

Cowan, Jr., Maynard (1107 Stagecoach Rd. SE., Albuquerque, NM 87123); Marder, Barry M. (1412 Pinnacle View Dr. NE., Albuquerque, NM 87123)

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Segmented rail linear induction motor  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A segmented rail linear induction motor has a segmented rail consisting of a plurality of nonferrous electrically conductive segments aligned along a guideway. The motor further includes a carriage including at least one pair of opposed coils fastened to the carriage for moving the carriage. A power source applies an electric current to the coils to induce currents in the conductive surfaces to repel the coils from adjacent edges of the conductive surfaces. 6 figs.

Cowan, M. Jr.; Marder, B.M.

1996-09-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Multistrand superconductor cable  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Improved multistrand Rutherford-type superconductor cable is produced by using strands which are preformed, prior to being wound into the cable, so that each strand has a variable cross section, with successive portions having a substantially round cross section, a transitional oval cross section, a rectangular cross section, a transitional oval cross section, a round cross section and so forth, in repetitive cycles along the length of the strand. The cable is wound and flattened so that the portions of rectangular cross section extend across the two flat sides of the cable at the strand angle. The portions of round cross section are bent at the edges of the flattened cable, so as to extend between the two flat sides. The rectangular portions of the strands slide easily over one another, so as to facilitate flexing and bending of the cable, while also minimizing the possibility of causing damage to the strands by such flexing or bending. Moreover, the improved cable substantially maintains its compactness and cross-sectional shape when the cable is flexed or bent.

Borden, Albert R. (El Cerrito, CA)

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fire-Immune Cable  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

... A FACTORY, opened by Lord Ridley on October 12, for making fire-resist ing cable called 'Pyrotenax', marks a new development which promises to be of far-reaching ... -plate elements, which are made of resistance wire embedded in the oxide. 'Pyrotenax' cable has a copper conductor, magnesia insulation, and copper sheath. The new technique enables ...

1937-11-20T23:59:59.000Z

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TV cable in chains  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

... THE British Government's cable revolution will not now take place. Almost exactly a year ago, the cabinet's ... advisory panel on information technology declared that Britain must be swiftly rewired for 30-channel cable television or face the consequences: missing out on the information age. Until then the ...

1983-02-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Cable-Laying  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

... IT is somewhat remarkable that the business of making and laying submarine telegraph cables—which hitherto has been a monopoly of Great Britain, and employs large numbers of ... little understood by people not directly connected with it. Yet the daily history of any cable-laying expedition, if faithfully written, would contain matter of engrossing interest for all readers ...

J. Y. B.

1887-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Duplexing the Atlantic Cable  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

... it is implied that the application of the duplex method of signalling to an Atlantic cable has now for the first time been successfully accomplished by Mr. Stearns. The publication ... to Mr. Stearns' predecessors jn the application of the duplex system to long submarine cables, and that their success has been something more than "only partial"in the opinion ...

HERBERT TAYLOR

1878-11-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Hybrid Cars Now, Fuel Cell Cars Later  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...Cars Now, Fuel Cell Cars...manufacturer of diesel engines) and an advisor...Power, a fuel cell manufacturer...2). This consumption resulted in...vehicles and fuel cell (FC...combustion engine (ICE) drive...gasoline, or diesel). For each...

Nurettin Demirdöven; John Deutch

2004-08-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Rail Transportation and Engineering Center (RailTEC) The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Rail Transportation and Engineering Center (RailTEC) The University of Illinois at Urbana Effects and Interaction of Terminal and Mainline Delay Rail Operational and Energy Efficiency -Passenger Rail Energy Consumption and Emissions Relative to Competing Modes -Economic and Operating Impacts

Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of

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Correction coil cable  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A wire cable assembly adapted for the winding of electrical coils is taught. A primary intended use is for use in particle tube assemblies for the Superconducting Super Collider. The correction coil cables have wires collected in wire array with a center rib sandwiched therebetween to form a core assembly. The core assembly is surrounded by an assembly housing having an inner spiral wrap and a counter wound outer spiral wrap. An alternate embodiment of the invention is rolled into a keystoned shape to improve radial alignment of the correction coil cable on a particle tube in a particle tube assembly. 7 figs.

Wang, S.T.

1994-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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To avoid population issue, cable car transports, pedestrian bridge, and  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

membrane and get converted to o2 when ready to be released. Photovoltaic paints applied on wall, solar to the tower, while the others are on the tower such as photovoltaic paint and solar panel on window panes.. The Photovoltaic paint is just a paint that can be sprayed on the wall to absorb energy from the sun to produce

Farritor, Shane

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Telecommunications Cable Modem  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Telecommunications Cable Modem 1. Fax the completed form to 979.847.1111. 2. If you do not receive Service Date Desired Telecommunications Office Use Only Service Due Date Installation Cost (NRC) Billed

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The Rail Gun Muad Al Khaldi  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Rail Gun Muad Al Khaldi Department of Electrical Engineering King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals Abstract- The rail gun is one of promising ways of launching projectiles. Recently, many. In this project, I am going to investigate the construction of electromagnetic rail guns, the way the function

Masoudi, Husain M.

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www.ave.kth.se Rail Vehicles  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

www.ave.kth.se Rail Vehicles Part of the Masters program in Vehicle Engineering Master's Thesis: Validation of wheel wear calculation code Background Rail vehicle operators have a genuine concern about wheel and rail wear prediction methodologies, due to the influence of worn profiles in the cost of both

Haviland, David

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TEC Working Group Topic Groups Rail Meeting Summaries | Department of  

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

Rail Meeting Summaries Rail Meeting Summaries TEC Working Group Topic Groups Rail Meeting Summaries MEETING SUMMARIES Kansas City TEC Meeting, Rail Topic Group Summary - July 25, 2007 Atlanta TEC Meeting, Rail Topic Group Summary - March 6, 2007 Green Bay Meeting, Rail Topic Group Summary - October 26, 2006 Washington DC TEC Meeting, Rail Topic Group Summary - March 15, 2006 Pueblo TEC Meeting, Rail Topic Group Summary - September 22, 2005 Phoenix TEC Meeting, Rail Topic Group Summary - April 4, 2005 Minneapolis TEC Meeting, Rail Topic Group Summary - September 21, 2004 Albuquerque TEC Meeting, Rail Topic Group Summary - April 22, 2004 New Orleans TEC Meeting, Rail Topic Group Summary - January 29, 2002 Jacksonville TEC Meeting, Rail Topic Group Summary - January 20, 1999 Milwaukee TEC Meeting, Rail Topic Group Summary - July 13, 1998

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Rail Transit and Energy Consumption  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...Transit and Energy Consumption In a recent issue...D.C. 20418 The Diesel's Advantages It...p. 517). The diesel car, while it has...Other types of engine can be made to meet...catalysts by using leaded fuel because it is 3 to...politically unpopular. The diesel car requires no add-on...

CHARLES A. LAVE

1977-09-02T23:59:59.000Z

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A cable feeder tool for robotized cable winding  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract Cable winding is an alternative technology to create stator windings in large electrical machines. Today such cable winding is performed manually, which is very repetitive, time-consuming and therefore also expensive. This paper presents the design, function and control system of a developed cable feeder tool for robotized stator cable winding. The presented tool was able to catch a cable inside a cable guiding system and to grab the cable between two wheels. One of these wheels was used to feed cable through the feeder. A control system was integrated in the tool to detect feeding slippage and to supervise the feeding force on the cable. Functions to calculate the cable feed length, to release the cable from the tool and for positional calibration of the stator to be wound were also integrated in the tool. In validating the function of the cable feeder tool, the stator of the linear generator used in the Wave Energy Converter generator developed at Uppsala University was used as an example. Through these experiments, it was shown that the developed robot tool design could be used to achieve automated robotized cable winding. These results also complied with the cycle time assumptions for automated cable winding from earlier research. Hence, it was theoretically indicated that the total winding cycle time for one Uppsala University Wave Energy Converter stator could be reduced from about 80 h for manual winding with four personnel to less than 20 h in a fully developed cable winding robot cell. The same robot tool and winding automation could also be used, with minor adjustments, for other stator designs.

Erik Hultman; Mats Leijon

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Power superconducting power transmission cable  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The present invention is for a compact superconducting power transmission cable operating at distribution level voltages. The superconducting cable is a conductor with a number of tapes assembled into a subconductor. These conductors are then mounted co-planarly in an elongated dielectric to produce a 3-phase cable. The arrangement increases the magnetic field parallel to the tapes thereby reducing ac losses.

Ashworth, Stephen P. (Cambridge, GB)

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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High Temperature Superconducting Underground Cable  

SciTech Connect

The purpose of this Project was to design, build, install and demonstrate the technical feasibility of an underground high temperature superconducting (HTS) power cable installed between two utility substations. In the first phase two HTS cables, 320 m and 30 m in length, were constructed using 1st generation BSCCO wire. The two 34.5 kV, 800 Arms, 48 MVA sections were connected together using a superconducting joint in an underground vault. In the second phase the 30 m BSCCO cable was replaced by one constructed with 2nd generation YBCO wire. 2nd generation wire is needed for commercialization because of inherent cost and performance benefits. Primary objectives of the Project were to build and operate an HTS cable system which demonstrates significant progress towards commercial progress and addresses real world utility concerns such as installation, maintenance, reliability and compatibility with the existing grid. Four key technical areas addressed were the HTS cable and terminations (where the cable connects to the grid), cryogenic refrigeration system, underground cable-to-cable joint (needed for replacement of cable sections) and cost-effective 2nd generation HTS wire. This was the world’s first installation and operation of an HTS cable underground, between two utility substations as well as the first to demonstrate a cable-to-cable joint, remote monitoring system and 2nd generation HTS.

Farrell, Roger, A.

2010-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

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On Trees as Equivalent Cables  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...1993 research-article On Trees as Equivalent Cables R. R. Whitehead J. R. Rosenberg By means...reduced to an equivalent, possibly non-uniform cable. Under certain conditions the equivalent cable has disjoint sections of which only one communicates...

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fixed Link between Labrador and Newfoundland Pre-feasibility Study  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

........................................................32 Rail Tunnel........................................................35 HVDC Cabling Requirements

deYoung, Brad

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Submarine Cable Interference  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

... THE description given by E. T. Burton1 of his measurements of audio frequency interference is of great interest, and would be more so if quantitative values ... , and hence to the permissible amplification, both at low frequencies for telegraphy and at audio frequencies for telephony. The recent suggestions for a loaded trans-Atlantic telephone cable 2 ...

A. L. MEYERS

1930-08-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Hybrid Cars Now, Fuel Cell Cars Later  

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...currently under consideration by Congress, would extend the time period for the hybrid car tax credit. 19 Quote taken from www.eere.energy.gov/vehiclesandfuels/. 20 T. Markel et al., J. Power Sources 110 , 225 ( 2002 ). 21 M. R. Cuddy , K. G...

Nurettin Demirdöven; John Deutch

2004-08-13T23:59:59.000Z

53

Disposable telemetry cable deployment system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A disposable telemetry cable deployment system for facilitating information retrieval while drilling a well includes a cable spool adapted for insertion into a drill string and an unarmored fiber optic cable spooled onto the spool cable and having a downhole end and a stinger end. Connected to the cable spool is a rigid stinger which extends through a kelly of the drilling apparatus. A data transmission device for transmitting data to a data acquisition system is disposed either within or on the upper end of the rigid stinger.

Holcomb, David Joseph (Sandia Park, NM)

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

54

Microsoft PowerPoint - Rail_English  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Trains Enables and fully supports any policy Long-term Reasonable dedicated train surcharge rate * Defined adjustment methodology Rail carrier obligated to provide...

55

Bridge deck designs for railing impacts  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

AND MATERIALS TESTING Concrete Steel CHAPTER IV. TEXAS BRIDGE RAILING TYPE T101 Description . Tests on the T101 Steel Post with a Rigid Support . Static Tests on the Standard T101 Bridge Railing Dynamic Tests on the Standard T101 Bridge Railing . Tests... Stress Calculations on Bridge Deck Connection to Texas T202 Concrete Wall Table A-3. Flexure Stress Calculations on Bridge Deck Connection to Texas T5 Bridge Rail Table 8-1. Concrete Cylinder Compression Tests Table 8-2. Reinforcing Steel Tensile...

Arnold, Althea Gayle

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Moab Resumes Rail Shipments After Rockslide  

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

MOAB, Utah – EM’s Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action Project recently resumed rail shipments after an almost two-month halt due to a major rockslide.

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Hydrogen Assisted Diesel Combustion in a Common Rail Turbodiesel...  

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

Assisted Diesel Combustion in a Common Rail Turbodiesel Engine P-3 Hydrogen Assisted Diesel Combustion in a Common Rail Turbodiesel Engine P-3 Gregory Lilik, Jos Martn...

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Hydrogen Assisted Diesel Combustion in a Common Rail Turbodiesel...  

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

Assisted Diesel Combustion in a Common Rail Turbodiesel Engine Hydrogen Assisted Diesel Combustion in a Common Rail Turbodiesel Engine This study measured the effects of hydrogen...

59

TEC Working Group Topic Groups Rail Conference Call Summaries Rail Topic  

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

Summaries Rail Summaries Rail Topic Group TEC Working Group Topic Groups Rail Conference Call Summaries Rail Topic Group Rail Topic Group May 17, 2007 January 16, 2007 August 31, 2006 July 27, 2006 June 8, 2006 April 20, 2006 March 9, 2006 January 26, 2006 November 9, 2005 September 15, 2005 April 28, 2005 March 24, 2005 February 24, 2005 January 27, 2005 December 16, 2004 October 28, 2004 May 17, 2004 June 2, 2003 June 26, 2002 March 26, 1999 November 13, 1998 Meeting October 6, 1998 Meeting September 11, 1998 Meeting June 22, 1998 Meeting May 27, 1998 Meeting November 3, 1997 Meeting September 18, 1997 Meeting More Documents & Publications TEC Working Group Topic Groups Routing Conference Call Summaries TEC Working Group Topic Groups Rail Meeting Summaries TEC Working Group Topic Groups Rail Conference Call Summaries Inspections

60

High conductance surge cable  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An electrical cable for connecting transient voltage surge suppressors to electrical power panels. A strip of electrically conductive foil defines a longitudinal axis, with a length of an electrical conductor electrically attached to the metallic foil along the longitudinal axis. The strip of electrically conductive foil and the length of an electrical conductor are covered by an insulating material. For impedance matching purposes, triangular sections can be removed from the ends of the electrically conductive foil at the time of installation. 6 figs.

Murray, M.M.; Wilfong, D.H.; Lomax, R.E.

1998-12-08T23:59:59.000Z

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61

High conductance surge cable  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An electrical cable for connecting transient voltage surge suppressers to ectrical power panels. A strip of electrically conductive foil defines a longitudinal axis, with a length of an electrical conductor electrically attached to the metallic foil along the longitudinal axis. The strip of electrically conductive foil and the length of an electrical conductor are covered by an insulating material. For impedance matching purposes, triangular sections can be removed from the ends of the electrically conductive foil at the time of installation.

Murray, Matthew M. (Espanola, NM); Wilfong, Dennis H. (Brooksville, FL); Lomax, Ralph E. (Santa Fe, NM)

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

62

Method to improve superconductor cable  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A method is disclosed of making a stranded superconductor cable having improved flexing and bending characteristics. In such method, a plurality of superconductor strands are helically wound around a cylindrical portion of a mandrel which tapers along a transitional portion to a flat end portion. The helically wound strands form a multistrand hollow cable which is partially flattened by pressure rollers as the cable travels along the transitional portion. The partially flattened cable is impacted with repeated hammer blows as the hollow cable travels along the flat end portion. The hammer blows flatten both the internal and the external surfaces of the strands. The cable is fully flattened and compacted by two sets of pressure rollers which engage the flat sides and the edges of the cable after it has traveled away from the flat end portion of the mandrel. The flattened internal surfaces slide easily over one another when the cable is flexed or bent so that there is very little possibility that the cable will be damaged by the necessary flexing and bending required to wind the cable into magnet coils.

Borden, A.R.

1984-03-08T23:59:59.000Z

63

Coaxial Cable Modeling and Verification.  

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??In this paper, analysis of coaxial cable is used to reveal how an electromagnetic wave propagates in an electrical conductor, and a new modeling language,… (more)

Shan, Zhengyu

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

64

HTS Cable Projects  

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

Superconductivity Superconductivity Partnerships with Industry ANL Air Liquide DOE Golden LANL AEP ORNL Nexans Niagara Mohawk Super Power American Superconductor NYSERDA BOC Praxair W ? tion systems. This is the most the nation. W superconductivity? HTS Cable Projects www.oe.energy.gov Phone: 202 \ 586-1411 Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, OE-1 U.S. Department of Energy - 1000 Independence Avenue, SW - Washington, DC 20585. Plugging America Into the Future of Power "A National Effort to Introduce New Technology into

65

New Exchange-Area Cable  

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... describes an investigation carried out to determine whether the most economical series of new telephone cables would result from reductions in the diameters of ... would result from reductions in the diameters of cables having 24- and 26-gauge conductors, together with the addition of a ...

1942-06-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Trans-Atlantic Telephone Cable  

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... and Telegraph Co. of Canada, for the provision of the first trans -Atlantic telephone cable, as distinct from the existing telegraph ... , as distinct from the existing telegraph cables. The installation, which is estimated to cost £12-J million, is likely to ...

1953-12-19T23:59:59.000Z

67

LIGHTNING PROTECTION OF BURIED CABLE  

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... FOR the new toll facilities now being installed in the United States, much of the cable is laid underground to secure greater immunity from effects of sleet, snow, and storms ... underground to secure greater immunity from effects of sleet, snow, and storms. Burying the cable alone is not necessarily sufficient to free it from the effects of lightning damage. ...

1943-10-09T23:59:59.000Z

68

Photonic-powered cable assembly  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A photonic-cable assembly includes a power source cable connector ("PSCC") coupled to a power receive cable connector ("PRCC") via a fiber cable. The PSCC electrically connects to a first electronic device and houses a photonic power source and an optical data transmitter. The fiber cable includes an optical transmit data path coupled to the optical data transmitter, an optical power path coupled to the photonic power source, and an optical feedback path coupled to provide feedback control to the photonic power source. The PRCC electrically connects to a second electronic device and houses an optical data receiver coupled to the optical transmit data path, a feedback controller coupled to the optical feedback path to control the photonic power source, and a photonic power converter coupled to the optical power path to convert photonic energy received over the optical power path to electrical energy to power components of the PRCC.

Sanderson, Stephen N.; Appel, Titus James; Wrye, IV, Walter C.

2013-01-22T23:59:59.000Z

69

Photonic-powered cable assembly  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A photonic-cable assembly includes a power source cable connector ("PSCC") coupled to a power receive cable connector ("PRCC") via a fiber cable. The PSCC electrically connects to a first electronic device and houses a photonic power source and an optical data transmitter. The fiber cable includes an optical transmit data path coupled to the optical data transmitter, an optical power path coupled to the photonic power source, and an optical feedback path coupled to provide feedback control to the photonic power source. The PRCC electrically connects to a second electronic device and houses an optical data receiver coupled to the optical transmit data path, a feedback controller coupled to the optical feedback path to control the photonic power source, and a photonic power converter coupled to the optical power path to convert photonic energy received over the optical power path to electrical energy to power components of the PRCC.

Sanderson, Stephen N; Appel, Titus James; Wrye, IV, Walter C

2014-06-24T23:59:59.000Z

70

Rail Splitter Wind Farm | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Rail Splitter Wind Farm Rail Splitter Wind Farm Jump to: navigation, search Name Rail Splitter Wind Farm Facility Rail Splitter Wind Farm Sector Wind energy Facility Type Commercial Scale Wind Facility Status In Service Owner Horizon Developer Horizon Location Tazewell and Logan Counties IL Coordinates 40.309398°, -89.396195° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":40.309398,"lon":-89.396195,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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PHOENIX ENERGIZES LIGHT RAIL CORRIDOR WITH UPGRADES  

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

Designed to promote energy efficiency in buildings in Phoenix, Arizona’s 10-mile-long Light Rail Corridor, Energize Phoenix focused on performing energy upgrades and reducing energy use in...

72

Determination of Longitudinal Stress in Rails  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The objective of this research is to determine the longitudinal stress in rails by using the polarization of Rayleigh waves. Analytical models are developed to describe the effect of applied stress on wave speed and on the polarization of Rayleigh...

Djayaputra, Ferdinand

2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

73

Optimal Railroad Rail Grinding for Fatigue Mitigation  

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............................................................................. 25 2.4.1 FEA of Wheel-Rail Contact with an Elastic Material ...... 25 2.4.2 FEA of Wheel-Rail Contact with Plasticity Model .......... 27 2.5 Results and Discussion ................................................................. 28... 2.5.1 The Steady State of Residual Stresses .............................. 30 2.5.2 Accumulation of Residual Stresses in Rolling Contact .... 31 2.5.3 Comparisons between the Equivalent Rolling Stresses of Elastic and Hardening...

Tangtragulwong, Potchara

2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

74

7.1.1. Fernbahnhof / Rail Station  

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.1.1.4.7 Gasversorgung des Fernbahnhofs / Gas Supply of Rail Station 7.1.1.4.7.1 Gasversorgung des Fernbahnhofs 77.1.1. Fernbahnhof / Rail Station 7.1.2. �PNV-Bahnhof / Public Transport Station 7.1.3. Busbahnhof / Bus Station 7.1.4. Taxianlagen / Taxi Stand 7.1.5. Sonstige Passagiergebäude / Other passenger

Berlin,Technische Universität

75

Hydrogen Cars and Water Vapor  

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. This cycle is currently under way with hydrogen fuel cells. As fuel cell cars are suggested as a solutionHydrogen Cars and Water Vapor D.W.KEITHANDA.E.FARRELL'S POLICY FORUM "Rethinking hydrogen cars" (18 misidentified as "zero-emissions vehicles." Fuel cell vehicles emit water vapor. A global fleet could have

Colorado at Boulder, University of

76

Fully synthetic taped insulation cables  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The present invention is a cable which, although constructed from inexpensive polyolefin tapes and using typical impregnating oils, furnishes high voltage capability up to 765 kV, and has such excellent dielectric characteristics and heat transfer properties that it is capable of operation at capacities equal to or higher than presently available cables at a given voltage. This is accomplished by using polyethylene, polybutene or polypropylene insulating tape which has been specially processed to attain properties which are not generally found in these materials, but are required for their use in impregnated electrical cables. Chief among these properties is compatibility with impregnating oil.

Forsyth, E.B.; Muller, A.C.

1983-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

77

Fully synthetic taped insulation cables  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A high voltage oil-impregnated electrical cable with fully polymer taped insulation operable to 765 kV. Biaxially oriented, specially processed, polyethylene, polybutene or polypropylene tape with an embossed pattern is wound in multiple layers over a conductive core with a permeable screen around the insulation. Conventional oil which closely matches the dielectric constant of the tape is used, and the cable can be impregnated after field installation because of its excellent impregnation characteristics.

Forsyth, Eric B. (Brookhaven, NY); Muller, Albert C. (Center Moriches, NY)

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

78

Guard Rails for Bioenergy in Developed and Developing Countries  

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For local level application, no examples of the guard rail concept have been identified by literature review. WBGU [4...] itself applies the guard rail concept and elaborated strategies and recommendations for op...

Marlies Härdtlein

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

79

Advanced Diesel Common Rail Injection System for Future Emission Legislation  

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

2004 Diesel Engine Emissions Reduction (DEER) Conference Presentation: Robert Bosch GMBH Common Rail System Engineering for PC Diesel Systems

80

EcoCAR Challenge 2011  

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Virginia Tech Wins EcoCAR Competition With an Extended-Range Electric Vehicle, The Ohio State University and the University of Waterloo Finish Second and Third Virginia Tech Wins EcoCAR Competition With an Extended-Range Electric Vehicle, The Ohio State University and the University of Waterloo Finish Second and Third EcoCAR logo VirginiaTech EcoCAR winner EcoCAR Winner Virginia Tech. View larger image. Students from Virginia Tech University learned last night that their teamwork, perseverance and hard work have led to top honors when they were named the overall winners of EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge after designing and building an exceptional extended-range electric vehicle (EREV) using E85 (ethanol). Throughout the three-year competition, the Virginia Tech team hit incremental goals that helped the vehicle achieve fuel efficiency of 81.9 miles per gallon gasoline equivalent, or 70 percent over the stock vehicle,

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81

TEC Rail TG Summary_Green Bay  

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

September 13-14, 2006 September 13-14, 2006 Green Bay, WI RAIL TOPIC GROUP Mr. Jay Jones began the meeting with a welcome and introduction of the topic members, other participants, and support staff. A brief overview was given of the topic group's activities since the last TEC meeting. This meeting focused on the Topic Group's subgroup activities. Key comments and discussions are summarized below. Status Update of the Rail Topic Group Mr. Jones mentioned the planned creation of a new topic group to be called the Routing Topic Group. The Rail Topic Group would still exist as a topic group. However, since the emphasis would be in developing routing criteria and ultimately a national suite of routes over the next year or so, this separate Routing Topic Group would be created to address

82

RAIL ROUTING PRACTICES AND PROPOSED ALTERNATIVES  

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

"Strawman" Report: "Strawman" Report: RAIL ROUTING PRACTICES AND PROPOSED ALTERNATIVES Number Section Comment Response RTG-1-AAR SECTION II Safeguards Routing Regulations, Para. 2 The NRC has identified five types of route characteristics that receive special consideration when NRC staff review routes for approval pursuant to 10 CFR 73: (1) routes through highly populated areas; (2) routes that would place the shipment or escort vehicle in a significantly disadvantageous position (for example, tunnels which would prevent the escort vehicle from maintaining continuous surveillance of the shipment vehicle); [Note this assumes a highway chase vehicle for rail. We expect security for rail shipments to be on the train with the shipment, and not a chase vehicle. Chase vehicles has their own inherent

83

An analytical study of rail grinding optimization for rail-head fatigue defect prevention  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and increased train traffic on the remaining routes. These changes in railroad industry practice have caused an increase in the rate of occurrence of rail head fatigue defects, one potential cause of train derailment. The primary form of maintenance employed...

Jones, Scott Laurence

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

84

TEC Working Group Topic Groups Rail | Department of Energy  

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

Rail Rail TEC Working Group Topic Groups Rail The Rail Topic Group has the responsibility to identify and discuss current issues and concerns regarding rail transportation of radioactive materials by the Department of Energy (DOE). The group's current task is to examine different aspects of rail transportation including inspections, tracking and radiation monitoring, planning and process, and review of lessons learned. Ultimately, the main goal for members will be to assist in the identification of potential rail routes for shipments to Yucca Mountain, in a manner that will contribute to a safe, dynamic, and flexible transportation system. The identification of potential routes from reactor sites and DOE facilities will serve as an important first step in transportation planning, examining alternative routes, and getting feedback

85

Ames Lab 101: Reinventing the Power Cable  

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Ames Laboratory researchers are working to develop new electrical power cables that are stronger and lighter than the cables currently used in the nation's power grid. Nano Tube animation by Iain Goodyear

Russell, Alan

2014-06-04T23:59:59.000Z

86

Ames Lab 101: Reinventing the Power Cable  

SciTech Connect

Ames Laboratory researchers are working to develop new electrical power cables that are stronger and lighter than the cables currently used in the nation's power grid. Nano Tube animation by Iain Goodyear

Russell, Alan

2013-09-27T23:59:59.000Z

87

Darwin Magazine Puzzle The Transatlantic Cable  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Darwin Magazine Puzzle The Transatlantic Cable by Groucho March 14, 2008 A transatlantic cable of transatlantic trips you need to make, and how do you do it? As an illustration, if the number of wires were just

MacKay, David J.C.

88

New Australia-Tasmania Submarine Cable  

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... THE new submarine cable which was successfully laid across the Bass Strait last November marks a notable advance in ... across the Bass Strait last November marks a notable advance in the technique of submarine cable transmission. Before laying this ...

1936-03-14T23:59:59.000Z

89

The Belfast-Stranraer Telephone Cable  

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... IN 1853, the British and Irish Magnetic Telegraph Company laid a cable between Port Patrick and Donaghadee. This ... between Port Patrick and Donaghadee. This cable proved to be successful and was one of the forerunners of the Atlantic ...

1938-06-11T23:59:59.000Z

90

Electric car may not compete  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Electric car may not compete ... The electric car could find a niche in urban utility driving, but it may never be fully competitive with the internal combustion auto, according to Richard S. Morse, lecturer at the Sloan School of Management at Massachu. ...

1967-04-17T23:59:59.000Z

91

Environmentail Iplications of Electric Cars  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...Battery lead per life-cycle kilometer (g/km) 27 4 Lead releases per life-cycle kilometer Virgin production...the battery. The Life Cycle of Lead: Environmental...lead retained in the engine and exhaust of the car...current cars. The more fundamental problem is that these...

Lester B. Lave; Chris T. Hendrickson; Francis Clay McMichael

1995-05-19T23:59:59.000Z

92

Intercity Passenger Rail Federal Funding presented by  

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Intercity Passenger Rail ­ Federal Funding Process presented by: Minnesota Department, equipment and connections ·! Long term: build efficient HSR network ­! Connecting major population centers ·! Lead state on Milwaukee to Twin Cities segment ·! 2008 state bonding to match federal funds

Minnesota, University of

93

Southern California: The Detroit of Electric Cars?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

University o f An early alternative to an electric car.CALIFORNIA: THE DETROIT O F ELECTRIC CARS? BY A L L E N J .center for producing electric cars? It's a mistake to assume

Scott, Allen J.

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

94

Assessing Deterioration of ADSS Fiber Optic Cables  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Assessing Deterioration of ADSS Fiber Optic Cables Due to Corona Discharge Final Project Report of ADSS Fiber Optic Cables Due to Corona Discharge Final Project Report George G. Karady, Project Leader-Supporting) fiber optic cables installed on high voltage lines. The high electric field on those lines generates

95

“Quantum Coaxial Cables” for Solar Energy Harvesting  

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“Quantum Coaxial Cables” for Solar Energy Harvesting ... A conventional coaxial cable is a two-conductor cable consisting of a central wire conductor symmetrically surrounded by a braided conductor with an insulating spacer in between, as shown in Figure 1a. ...

Yong Zhang; Lin-Wang Wang; Angelo Mascarenhas

2007-04-05T23:59:59.000Z

96

Issue 5: High Interest in Hybrid Cars  

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Survey of Oregon Hybrid Gas-Electric Car Owners. July. U.S.of a qualifying gas-electric car, but because this is a

Ong, Paul M.; Haselhoff, Kim

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

97

Car Charging Group Inc | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Car Charging Group, Inc. Place: Miami Beach, Florida Product: Miami Beach, USA based installer of plug-in vehicle charge equipment. References: Car Charging Group, Inc.1 This...

98

SAFETY ANALYSIS ON RAIL HIGHWAY AT-GRADE CROSSING IN ALABAMA  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Administration (FRA) database · Highway-rail crossing inventory · Highway-rail crossing history file · Highway-rail crossing accident database Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) database · Rail-highway at,720 RHGCs FRA highway-rail crossing history file Crossing ID Crossing characteristics Crash count over 1998

Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of

99

3 - High temperature superconductor (HTS) cables  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract: Many superconductor applications such as rotating machinery, transformers and magnets with low inductance require high current cables with low AC losses. This chapter gives an overview on cabling techniques for the high temperature superconductors (HTS) BSCCO (2212), BSCCO (2223) and (RE)BCO. A short review is given of the basic properties of HTS wires and tapes and the basic requirements of HTS cables for different applications. Cabling concepts for the different HTS materials are presented, and current performance and AC loss behaviour are discussed. After a short description of remaining challenges and future trends, cabling techniques are summarized.

S.I. Schlachter; W. Goldacker

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

100

Assessing current vehicle performance and simulating the performance of hydrogen and hybrid cars  

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A measure of the efficiency in transforming energy input into transport work is defined and applied to road vehicles as well as to sea, air and rail vehicles for passenger or freight transportation. The insight obtained with this measure is compared with the results of applying the conventional measure of kilometres per unit of energy for current fleets of vehicles. Then, simulation methods are used to assess the performance of fuel cell vehicles, electric vehicles and hybrids between the two. The latter are found to provide an optimum performance for a small, efficient passenger car.

Bent Sørensen

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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101

TEC Rail TG Summary_Kansas City  

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

January 31-February 1, 2007 January 31-February 1, 2007 Atlanta, Georgia Rail Topic Group Mr. Thrower (OCRWM/OLM) introduced Mr. Blackwell (FRA), who gave a presentation on the DOT Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) HM 232E that was initially published December 21, 2006. The rulemaking requires rail carriers who transport carloads of more than 5 thousand pounds of 11, 12, or 13 explosives, bulk hazardous materials (TIH/PH), including (HRCQ RAM) radiological materials to: * Collect annual data on routes to be used to transport these materials; * Use data to analyze the safety and security risks of each route and the "next most commercially practicable route" considering no less than the minimum of 27 risk factors and choosing the safest and most secure routes. (It was noted that the 27 risk factors are

102

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY Finite Element Analysis of TDR Cable-Grout-Soil Mass  

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NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY Finite Element Analysis of TDR Cable-Grout-Soil Mass Interaction During Cable Shear Test.................................................................................................................... 9 Cable Types

103

Laser Glazing of Railroad Rails [Laser Applications Laboratory] - Nuclear  

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Laser Glazing of Railroad Laser Glazing of Railroad Rails Capabilities Engineering Experimentation Reactor Safety Experimentation Aerosol Experiments System Components Laser Applications Overview Laser Oil & Gas Well Drilling Laser Heat Treatment Laser Welding of Metals On-line Monitoring Laser Beam Delivery Laser Glazing of Railroad Rails High Power Laser Beam Delivery Decontamination and Decommissioning Refractory Alloy Welding Robots Applications Other Facilities Other Capabilities Work with Argonne Contact us For Employees Site Map Help Join us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter NE on Flickr Laser Applications Laboratory Laser Glazing of Railroad Rails Project description: Laser glazing of rails. Category: Project with industrial partner (American Association of Railroads) Bookmark and Share

104

Artificial neural network application for modeling the rail rolling process  

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Abstract Rail rolling process is one of the most complicated hot rolling processes. Evaluating the effects of parametric values on this complex process is only possible through modeling. In this study, the production parameters of different types of rails in the rail rolling processes were modeled with an artificial neural network (ANN), and it was aimed to obtain optimum parameter values for a different type of rail. For this purpose, the data from the Rail and Profile Rolling Mill in Kardemir Iron & Steel Works Co. (Karabük, Turkey) were used. BD1, BD2, and Tandem are three main parts of the rolling mill, and in order to obtain the force values of the 49 kg/m rail in each pass for the BD1 and BD2 sections, the force and torque values for the Tandem section, parameter values of 60, 54, 46, and 33 kg/m type rails were used. Comparing the results obtained from the ANN model and the actual field data demonstrated that force and torque values were obtained with acceptable error rates. The results of the present study demonstrated that ANN is an effective and reliable method to acquire data required for producing a new rail, and concerning the rail production process, it provides a productive way for accurate and fast decision making.

Hüseyin Alt?nkaya; ?lhami M. Orak; ?smail Esen

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

105

Appropriate automation of rail signalling systems: a human factors study.  

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??This thesis examines the effect of automation in the rail signalling environment. The level of automation in a system can be described as ranging along… (more)

Balfe, Nora

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

106

Influence of Oxidized Biodiesel Blends on Regulated and Unregulated Emissions from a Diesel Passenger Car  

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Few studies are available on modern passenger cars, employed common-rail engine systems, and after-treatment technologies, and even fewer studies report results, which are not necessarily representative of actual driving conditions, making it difficult to assess the fuel impact on diesel car fleet emissions. ... Although gasoline engines are expected to be replaced by hydrogen-powered fuel cells, compression-ignition engines, the diesel engines, are expected to remain in use for high-power applications because of limitations of hydrogen-storage densities. ... transesterification and sequential esterification-transesterification, followed by washing in water in both cases, in order to set out the most suitable operational conditions to achieve the highest FAME percentage in the shortest time. ...

Georgios Karavalakis; Evangelos Bakeas; Stamos Stournas

2010-05-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Optofluidic Three-Cimensional Self-Assembly of Vertically Patterned Microstructures Using Railed Microfluidics  

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We demonstrate optofluidic three-dimensional (3D) vertical self-assembly of two-dimensionally patterned microstructures using railed microfluidics. 3D railed assembly method is easy...

Chung, Su Eun; Jung, Yoonseok; Kwon, Sunghoon

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Prestress Losses in the Stabilizing Cables of a Composite Saddle-Shaped Cable Roof  

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The paper deals with a square composite saddle-shaped cable roof 30 × 30 m in the plan, which is formed by two orthogonal cable groups joined with a compliant support contour. ... of the roof is achieved by prest...

D. Serdjuks; K. Rocens; L. Pakrastinsh

2003-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CABLE TECHNOLOGY LABORATORIES, INC. DETERMINATION OF THRESHOLD...  

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CABLE TECHNOLOGY LABORATORIES, INC. DETERMINATION OF THRESHOLD AND MAXIMUM OPERATING ELECTRIC STRESSES FOR SELECTED HIGH VOLTAGE INSULATIONS Investigation of Aged Polymeric...

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Flat-Sag Cables with Semiactive Damping 1 FLAT-SAG CABLES WITH SEMIACTIVE DAMPING  

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the previous work by adding sag, inclination, and axial flexibility to the cable model. The equations of motion by semiactive dampers for a wide range of cable sag and damper location. KEYWORDS semiactive damping, rain-wind to environmental excitations, such as rain-wind induced vibration, and support excitations. Steel cables

Johnson, Erik A.

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Semiactive Damping of Cables with Sag 1 SEMIACTIVE DAMPING OF CABLES WITH SAG  

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the previous work by adding sag, inclination, and axial flexibility to the cable model. The equations of motion by semiactive dampers for a wide range of cable sag and damper location. KEYWORDS semiactive damping, rain-wind to environmental excitations, such as rain-wind induced vibration, and support excitations. Steel cables

Spencer Jr., B.F.

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CONTINUOUS FLOW "RAIL-AND-TRAP" MICROFLUIDIC PROCESSORS FOR AUTONOMOUS  

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CONTINUOUS FLOW "RAIL-AND-TRAP" MICROFLUIDIC PROCESSORS FOR AUTONOMOUS BEAD-BASED MIXING laborious and time intensive fluidic mixing procedures. Although microfluidic platforms offer significant, here we present a microfluidic "rail-and-trap" processor that functions autonomously under continuous

Lin, Liwei

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Mixing Fast Trains on Freight Rail Corridors presented by  

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Mixing Fast Trains on Freight Rail Corridors presented by: Minnesota Department of Transportation May 23, 2012 #12;Presentation Outline · State Plans for Fast (Passenger) Trains · Overarching) Suggest picture of CP grain train be inserted here #12;Passenger Rail Development Overarching Principles

Minnesota, University of

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URBAN LOGISTICS BY RAIL AND WATERWAYS IN FRANCE AND JAPAN  

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1 URBAN LOGISTICS BY RAIL AND WATERWAYS IN FRANCE AND JAPAN Main author: Diana Diziain, Greater-Est, France KEYWORDS: rail, waterways, intermodal logistics, urban freight, city logistics ABSTRACT been carried out on intermodal logistic policies at national scales. However, in urban areas, the use

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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High Speed Rail in America Thomas Ducharme, Matt Schena,  

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International Airport. · Florida is on track to open one of America's first HSR express service between Tampa Situation of High Speed Rail · The US only has one high speed rail o Acela Which runs from Boston Airport congestion o By eliminating 900,000 city to city flights · Give access to cheaper long distance

Nagurney, Anna

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Future energy and emissions policy scenarios in Ireland for private car transport  

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In this paper we use a technological model of Ireland's future car stock to simulate the impact of a range of policy measures on the baseline trend in energy demand in the period to 2030. The policies and measures modelled comprise meeting deployment targets for electric vehicles and compressed natural gas vehicles, an EU regulation for the improvement of vehicle efficiency, implementation of a national biofuel obligation, as well as several behavioural measures (encouraging modal shifting and reduced travel demand). The impact of the different measures simulated is measured in terms of their contribution to meeting Ireland's ambitious targets for energy savings, for renewable energy penetration and for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions. The results point to a possible improvement of 32% in car stock efficiency, the achievement of 7.8% renewable energy share of road and rail transport and a 22% reduction in non-ETS private car CO2 emissions relative to 2009 levels. A scenario analysis on meeting the EV penetration target shows a significant range of CO2 emissions reductions depending on the cars (and mileage) displaced and on the electricity generation portfolio.

Hannah E. Daly; Brian P. Ó Gallachóir

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Ambiguity and the Inductive Rail Oscillator  

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In electric or mixed electric-mechanic systems the distinction between potential and kinetic energy is not as clear as in purely mechanical systems. A solution for the motion of an inductively loaded rail generator is presented. In this case the magnetic fieldenergy (½)Li 2 can be written formally in terms of a potential energy while physically it is something different. The analogy between mechanical and electric oscillators has limits and harmonic oscillators can operate without potential energy both of which must be pointed out by physics teachers.

Patrick C. Hecking

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vibration Testing of Bridge Stay Cables to Obtain Damping Values  

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This paper discusses a series of tests performed on a cable stayed bridge in British Columbia, Canada to obtain the cable damping properties. Free vibration tests were performed on selected cables, in two phases:...

Martin E. Turek; Carlos E. Ventura; Khaled Shawwaf

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Brennan Mono-Rail System  

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... on one of the sharp curves. In this illustration may be noticed the radiators for cooling the circulating water required for the petrol motors, these radiators being secured to the ... car platform at the other, so as to extend the inclined plane of the platform down to ground-level. The packing cases were then easily shoved off without the assistance ...

1910-03-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling and simulation of power cable insulation  

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The use of power cables for transmission and distribution of electrical power have increased since the advent of suitable, reliable and economical polymeric insulating material; such as cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE). Power cables plays crucial role ... Keywords: cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE), imperfect insulation, local defects, lossy insulation, partial discharge (PD)

K. D. Patil; A. A. Bhole; W. Z. Gandhare

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Geomagnetic induction on a transatlantic communications cable  

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... The solid line in Fig. 1 shows the approximate route of the TAT-6 cable across the North Atlantic (length 6,300 km). This ... across the North Atlantic (length 6,300 km). This cable is powered at both Green Hill and St Hilaire by constant current power supplies with ...

L. V. Medford; A. Meloni; L. J. Lanzerotti; G. P. Gregori

1981-04-02T23:59:59.000Z

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New Round-the-World Telephone Cable  

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... THE construction of a round-the-world Commonwealth telephone cable was considered at the Commonwealth Trade and Economic Conference in Montreal. It was envisaged ... provision would be based on capital contributions from all Commonwealth countries and that the new cable could be operated on a self-supporting financial basis. The first trans-oceanic telephone ...

1958-10-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Cable test raises fears at fusion project  

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... Scientists on three continents are scrambling to understand a potentially serious problem with superconducting cables destined for ITER, the world's largest fusion experiment. Nature has learned that preliminary ... ITER, the world's largest fusion experiment. Nature has learned that preliminary tests of cable for ITER's powerful central magnet show that it degrades too quickly to be used ...

Geoff Brumfiel

2011-03-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Aircraft Defence against Barrage Balloon Cables  

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... , shot down recently, reveal the fact that these machines are fitted with a balloon cable fender not very different from designs tried by both sides during the latter part of ... on a pylon forward of the nose of the machine. Thus, when meeting a cable it is fended off by being slipped round the wing tip. The weight and ...

1942-01-17T23:59:59.000Z

125

On a Form of Artificial Submarine Cable  

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... , Mr. C. F. Varley, about the year 1860, devised an artificial submarine cable equivalent in its action to a real ... equivalent in its action to a real cable long enough to reach from England to Australia. For obvious reasons such a device ...

A. TROWBRIDGE

1901-05-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Low Cost, High Impact Cable Condition Monitoring System Improves...  

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and control. To address cable aging, the nuclear industry has been looking for a test system that can help with automated maintenance and condition monitoring of cables....

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Fault Location and Incipient Fault Detection in Distribution Cables.  

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??A set of fault location algorithms for underground medium voltage cables, two incipient fault detection schemes for distribution cables and a state estimation method for… (more)

Xu, Zhihan

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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How the car became king  

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... they avenues for movement? And what kind of movement was to be allowed there —pedestrian passage or vehicular transport in the form of trams or cars? Norton considers the ... the time: efficiency. Congestion in the streets grew because of the chaotic interference of pedestrians with traffic. Free access to the streets, without rules, slowed transportation between business ...

Marcial Echenique

2008-06-04T23:59:59.000Z

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An Internal Coaxil Cable Seal System  

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The invention is a seal system for a coaxial cable more specifically an internal seal system placed within the coaxial cable and its constituent components. A series of seal stacks including flexible rigid rings and elastomeric rings are placed on load bearing members within the coaxial cable. The current invention is adapted to seal the annular space between the coaxial cable and an electrical contact passing there through. The coaxial cable is disposed within drilling components to transmit electrical signals between drilling components within a drill string. During oil and gas exploration, a drill string can see a range of pressures and temperatures thus resulting in multiple combinations of temperature and pressure and increasing the difficulty of creating a robust seal for all combinations. The seal system can be used in a plurality of downhole components, such as sections of pipe in a drill string, drill collars, heavy weight drill pipe, and jars.

Hall, David R. (Provo, UT); Hall, Jr., H. Tracy (Provo, UT); Pixton, David (Lehi, UT); Dahlgren, Scott (Provo, UT); Sneddon, Cameron (Provo, UT); Briscoe, Michael (Lehi, UT); Fox, Joe (Spanish Fork, UT)

2004-12-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Skidding of Cars and Quadratic Formulae  

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......proportional to its kinetic energy. Alternatively, this...this in turn stops the car. However, we are interested...about double that for cars. It may be advisable...creating a suitable gap. An alternative would be to slow down...saw how the speed of a car should be used to determine......

R. SMITH; D. THATCHER

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Making Car Sharing and Car Clubs Work: Case Study Summaries | Open Energy  

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Making Car Sharing and Car Clubs Work: Case Study Summaries Making Car Sharing and Car Clubs Work: Case Study Summaries Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Making Car Sharing and Car Clubs Work: Case Study Summaries Agency/Company /Organization: United Kingdom Department for Transport Focus Area: Other Topics: Best Practices Website: webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/+/http://www.dft.gov.uk/pgr/sustain These case studies result from a study that examined best practices in car sharing and car clubs and appraised the successes and failures to date. The results of this study are incorporated into "Making Car Sharing and Car Clubs Work: Good Practice Guide." How to Use This Tool This tool is most helpful when using these strategies: Avoid - Cut the need for travel Shift - Change to low-carbon modes

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Making Car Sharing and Car Clubs Work: Final Report | Open Energy  

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Making Car Sharing and Car Clubs Work: Final Report Making Car Sharing and Car Clubs Work: Final Report Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Making Car Sharing and Car Clubs Work: Final Report Agency/Company /Organization: United Kingdom Department for Transport Focus Area: Other Topics: Best Practices Website: webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/+/http://www.dft.gov.uk/pgr/sustain This report seeks to examine best practices in car sharing and car clubs, explore in detail the levels of uptake, and critically appraise the successes and failures to date. The outcome of the study is supported by case study summaries, and a best practice guidance note for existing and future developers of car sharing and car club schemes. How to Use This Tool This tool is most helpful when using these strategies:

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US motor giants fail to quell enthusiasm for electric cars  

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... regulation that will require all car companies operating in the state to develop and sell electric cars by 1998.

Colin Macilwain

1994-05-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Investigation of a Rutherford cable using coated conductor Roebel cables as strands  

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Coated conductor applications such as fusion magnets, particle accelerator magnets and generator windings require high current-carrying capabilities. This requirement can be fulfilled by various cable concepts using commercial long length REBCO coated conductors with high current-carrying performance. In the past few years, our group has successfully developed the Roebel cable concept for coated conductors. The design advantages of such a cable are high current-carrying capability and low alternating current (AC) losses. Unfortunately, for large-scale applications, the possibilities of a simple scale-up of the Roebel geometry are limited and additional design ideas are needed. One way to reach the required high currents is the Rutherford cable concept. In this concept a conductor is wound with transposition on a flat metal former. In order to design the former, the bending properties of the Roebel assembled coated conductor cables (RACC) must be measured and characterized. This allows the identification of a destruction-free interval for the Roebel cable, in terms of bending angle and transposition length. In this work we designed and assembled a demonstrator of a coated conductor Rutherford cable (CCRC) with three RACC cables. We measured the critical current and the AC losses of the cable demonstrator. Our results show that, despite still needing efforts in terms of reproducibility of the assembly process and of AC loss reduction, this design is a promising and viable solution for high current-capacity cables made of coated conductors.

A Kario; M Vojenciak; F Grilli; A Kling; B Ringsdorf; U Walschburger; S I Schlachter; W Goldacker

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

135

Model based rail pressure control of GDI engine  

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This paper proposes a model-based rail pressure control (RPC) scheme for GDI engines. First, a control-oriented first-principle physics model is established for the rail pressure system. The backstepping technique is then used to derive a non-linear controller with guaranteed stability. For an engineering application, some compensations and corrections are further considered, such as input shaping, non-linear correction, anti-windup of integrator, battery voltage correction, etc. Finally, the proposed rail pressure controller is tested on the pump test rig and engine test bench. The results show the control performance is satisfactory.

Jialing Li; Pengyuan Sun; Tonghao Song; Jun Li; Baiyu Xin

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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TEC Rail TG Summary_Atlanta  

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March 5-6, 2007 Atlanta, GA March 5-6, 2007 Atlanta, GA Rail Topic Group Alex Thrower began the meeting and welcomed all topic group participants and support contractor staff. Mr. Thrower established that the following issues and sub-topic group matters required further consideration and in some cases next steps needed to be planned. These include: Inspections Checklist Mr. Thrower requested that members submit their feedback on the items inspected during point of origin and en route inspections in the form of a short listing. Next steps involve: * Presenting the checklist to Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) state managers in a preliminary format; * Discussions with DOT in regard to formatting the checklist; and * Development of a complete reference list to be placed onto blue cards to be used

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Robotics virtual rail system and method  

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A virtual track or rail system and method is described for execution by a robot. A user, through a user interface, generates a desired path comprised of at least one segment representative of the virtual track for the robot. Start and end points are assigned to the desired path and velocities are also associated with each of the at least one segment of the desired path. A waypoint file is generated including positions along the virtual track representing the desired path with the positions beginning from the start point to the end point including the velocities of each of the at least one segment. The waypoint file is sent to the robot for traversing along the virtual track.

Bruemmer, David J. (Idaho Falls, ID); Few, Douglas A. (Idaho Falls, ID); Walton, Miles C. (Idaho Falls, ID)

2011-07-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Logistics implications of electric car manufacturing  

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The increasingly important role of electric cars manufacturing needs to develop new logistics concepts in automotive industry. This article analyses critical issues in logistics operations of electric cars based on the in-house perspective of the car manufacturer. The purpose of this paper is two-fold. Firstly, to verify existing research about the impact of electric car manufacturing on logistics operations. Secondly, to investigate concrete logistics implications based on different electric car operations models. Therefore, we use manufacturing phenotypes, which can be applied to separate and classify configuration and coordination principles and helps to reach a better understanding of relationships with their logistics implications. The presented model is based on real case study data of global auto industry and supports the academic study of cross-site comparisons. A holistic and consistent understanding of different operations types in electric car manufacturing will be necessary, which will help in evaluating the actual and future supply chain forms in the car industry.

Florian Klug

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Department of Mechanical Engineering Spring 2012 Synthetic Cable Termination  

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PENNSTATE Department of Mechanical Engineering Spring 2012 Synthetic Cable Termination Overview NAVAIR is attempting to replace their existing metallic purchase cable with a new, synthetic cable. The synthetic cable is currently not able to be tensile tested because there is no way for the ends

Demirel, Melik C.

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Novel monitoring system to diagnose rail track foundation problems  

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A low cost, remote monitoring system has been developed to diagnose rail track subgrade failures. The portable monitoring system consists of five liquid vertical settlement probes, one piezometer, a small data acquisition ...

Aw, Eng Sew, 1978-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Improved performance of railcar/rail truck interface components  

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turning moments around curved track, wear of truck components, and increased detrimental dynamic effects. The recommended improvement of the rail truck interface is a set of two steel inserts, one concave and one convex, that can be retrofit to center...

Story, Brett Alan

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

142

Taipei terminal rail station : casting an urban gateway  

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Access is a key issue in the design of railway stations. The evolution of the train station typology, has resulted in many types of stations based on the development of the stations' access. Since rail travel on a larger ...

Tsai, May Deanna

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

143

Positive and negative spillover effects from electric car purchase to car use  

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This study reports the results of two online surveys conducted on buyers of conventional combustion engine cars compared to those of electric vehicles in Norway. The results show that electric cars are generally purchased as additional cars, do not contribute to a decrease in annual mileage if the old car is not substituted, and that electric car buyers use the car more often for their everyday mobility. Psychological determinants derived from the theory of planned behavior and the norm-activation theory show a high correlation between the purchase and use stages. Electric car buyers, have lower scores on many determinants of car use, especially awareness of consequences and close determinants of car use.

Christian Andreas Klöckner; Alim Nayum; Mehmet Mehmetoglu

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

144

British Standard Specification for Cable Insulation  

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... different types of cables and cords ; and the third, with tests for thickness of insulation and sheath, voltage, ... and sheath, voltage, insulation resistance, spark testing, tinning and armouring. The numerous tables with which the specification ...

1947-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Planning for a regional rail system : analysis of high speed and high quality rail in the Basque region  

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The goal of this thesis is to provide guidance for regional rail network planning to achieve the maximum benefits in terms of economic growth, passenger satisfaction, and environmental sustainability. The hypothesis is ...

Lewis, Paul R. S. (Paul Robinson S.)

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

146

Solid state safety jumper cables  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Solid state jumper cables for connecting two batteries in parallel, having two bridge rectifiers for developing a reference voltage, a four-input decoder for determining which terminals are to be connected based on a comparison of the voltage at each of the four terminals to the reference voltage, and a pair of relays for effecting the correct connection depending on the determination of the decoder. No connection will be made unless only one terminal of each battery has a higher voltage than the reference voltage, indicating "positive" terminals, and one has a lower voltage than the reference voltage, indicating "negative" terminals, and that, therefore, the two high voltage terminals may be connected and the two lower voltage terminals may be connected. Current flows once the appropriate relay device is closed. The relay device is preferably a MOSFET (metal oxide semiconductor field effect transistor) combined with a series array of photodiodes that develop MOSFET gate-closing potential when the decoder output causes an LED to light.

Kronberg, James W. (353 Church Rd., Beech Island, SC 29841)

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solid state safety jumper cables  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Solid state jumper cables for connecting two batteries in parallel, having two bridge rectifiers for developing a reference voltage, a four-input decoder for determining which terminals are to be connected based on a comparison of the voltage at each of the four terminals to the reference voltage, and a pair of relays for effecting the correct connection depending on the determination of the decoder. No connection will be made unless only one terminal of each battery has a higher voltage than the reference voltage, indicating positive'' terminals, and one has a lower voltage than the reference voltage, indicating negative'' terminals, and that, therefore, the two high voltage terminals may be connected and the two lower voltage terminals may be connected. Current flows once the appropriate relay device is closed. The relay device is preferably a MOSFET (metal oxide semiconductor field effect transistor) combined with a series array of photodiodes that develop MOSFET gate-closing potential when the decoder output causes an LED to light.

Kronberg, J.W.

1993-02-23T23:59:59.000Z

148

Emissions Control Failures in Passenger Cars  

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5 5 Emissions Control Failures in Passenger Cars Two measures of car model malfunction probability, fraction of cars over 1% CO (y-axis) and average CO concentration of all cars (x-axis), demonstrate that five 1987-89 car models (14 year-model combinations) have a malfunction probability several times that of all other models. When an automobile's emissions control system fails, it may be because that model is more prone to failure than others, according to a study conducted by the Center's Energy Analysis Program and Marc Ross of the University of Michigan. This finding goes against the conventional wisdom that improper maintenance or deliberate disabling of the emissions systems by car owners is the cause of "high-emitting" vehicles. The results may provide clean-air

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2014 Best and Worst MPG Cars  

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Cars Cars 2014 Most Efficient Cars by EPA Size Class (including Electric Drive Vehicles) 2014 Most Efficient Cars by EPA Size Class (excluding Electric Drive Vehicles) 2014 Least Efficient Cars by EPA Size Class 2014 Most Fuel Efficient Cars (including electric vehicles) EPA Class Vehicle Description Fuel Economy Combined Two-Seaters smart fortwo electric drive Convertible A-1, 55kw DCPM, Electric Vehicle 107* smart fortwo electric drive coupe smart fortwo electric drive coupe A-1, 55kw DCPM, Electric Vehicle 107* Minicompacts Fiat 500e Fiat 500e A-1, 82 kW AC Induction, Electric Vehicle 116* Subcompacts Chevrolet Spark EV Chevrolet Spark EV A-1, 104 kW ACPM, Electric Vehicle< 119* Compacts Ford Focus Electric Ford Focus Electric Automatic (CVT), 107 kW AC Induction, Electric Vehicle

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Test of two prototype high-temperature superconducting transmission cables  

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Two 500-A class prototype high-temperature superconducting cables have been constructed by Southwire Company and tested at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). In the first cable, no insulation was used to separate the individual HTS tapes. In the second cable, Kapton tape was used to insulate the HTS tapes between successive layers for the study of AC loss and current distribution. The cables were tested with both DC and AC currents in liquid nitrogen from 77 to 69 K. Both cables achieved DC critical current, I{sub c} greater than 500 A. A calorimetric technique that measures the cable temperature rise under ac currents was used to measure the ac loss of the cables. The un-insulated cable showed a cryoresistive behavior under the 60 Hz AC currents. The insulated cable started to show measurable loss at current where there was corresponding resistive loss.

Lue, J.W.; Lubell, M.S.; Kroeger, D.M.; Martin, P.M. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States); Demko, J.A.; Jones, E.C. [Oak Ridge Associated Universities, Inc., TN (United States); Sinha, U.; Hughey, R.L. [Southwire Co., Carrollton, GA (United States)

1996-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Making Car Sharing and Car Clubs Work: Good Practice Guide | Open Energy  

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Making Car Sharing and Car Clubs Work: Good Practice Guide Making Car Sharing and Car Clubs Work: Good Practice Guide Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Making Car Sharing and Car Clubs Work: Good Practice Guide Agency/Company /Organization: United Kingdom Department for Transport Focus Area: Other Topics: Best Practices Website: webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/+/http://www.dft.gov.uk/pgr/sustain This guide is aimed at a wide variety of groups to provide help on the delivery of car sharing and car club schemes for specific organizations and communities. The guidance is supported by a detailed study report and full case study reports. This guide seeks to enhance existing guidance given in other best practice notes, particularly those related to travel plans. How to Use This Tool This tool is most helpful when using these strategies:

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Faculty & Information Centres Building Car Park Key Facilities Building Car Park  

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10 ORANGE A PURPLE Navitas 2 ORANGE A ORANGE North Australian Centre for Oil and Gas 7 PINK B PURPLE7 WATER TANK 5 4 18 S Faculty & Information Centres Building Car Park Key Facilities Building Car

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The Rail Alignment Environmental Impact Statement: An Update  

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On July 23,2002, the President of the United States signed into law a joint resolution of the United States Congress designating the Yucca Mountain site in Nye County, Nevada, for development as a geologic repository for the disposal of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste. If the US. Nuclear Regulatory Commission authorizes construction of the repository and receipt and possession of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive at Yucca Mountain, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) would be responsible for transporting these materials to the Yucca Mountain repository as part of its obligation under the Nuclear Waste Policy Act. Part of the site recommendation decision included the analysis of a nation-wide shipping campaign to the proposed repository site. The ''Final Environmental Impact Statement for a Geologic Repository for the Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuel and High-Level Radioactive Waste at Yucca Mountain, Nye County, Nevada'' (February 2002) (Repository EIS) evaluated the potential impacts of the transportation of 70,000 Metric Tons of Heavy Metal spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste from 77 locations around the nation to the potential repository in Nevada over a 24 year shipping campaign. In the Repository EIS, DOE identified mostly rail as its preferred mode of transportation, both nationally and in the State of Nevada. In December 2003, based on public comments and the environmental analyses in the Repository EIS, DOE identified a preference for the Caliente rail corridor in Nevada. On April 8, 2004, DOE issued a Record of Decision (ROD) on the Mode of Transportation and Nevada Rail Corridor for the Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuel and High-Level Radioactive Waste at Yucca Mountain, Nye County, Nevada. In this ROD, the DOE announced that it had decided to select the mostly rail scenario analyzed in the Repository EIS as the transportation mode both on a national basis and in the State of Nevada. Under the mostly rail scenario, the DOE would rely on a combination of rail, truck and possibly barge to transport to the repository site at Yucca Mountain up to 70,000 MTHM of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste, with most of the spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste being transported by rail. This will ultimately require construction of a rail line in Nevada to the repository. In addition, the DOE has decided to select the Caliente rail corridor in which to examine potential alignments within which to construct that rail line. A corridor is a strip of land, approximately 400 meters (0.25 miles) wide, that encompasses one of several possible routes through which DOE could build a rail line. An alignment is the specific location of a rail line in a corridor, and would likely be 60 meters [200 feet] or less in width. Also on April 8, 2004, DOE issued a Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Alignment, Construction, and Operation of a Rail Line to a Geologic Repository at Yucca Mountain, Nye County, NV. In the Notice of Intent, the Department announced its intent to prepare a Rail Alignment EIS to assist in selecting a possible alignment for construction of a rail line that would connect the repository at Yucca Mountain to an existing main rail line in Nevada. The Rail Alignment EIS also would consider the potential construction and operation of a rail-to-truck intermodal transfer facility, proposed to be located at the confluence of an existing mainline railroad and a highway, to support legal-weight truck transportation until the rail system is fully operational. This corridor is approximately 513 kilometers (319 miles) long and would cost an estimated $880 million (2001 dollars). Should DOE decide to build the Caliente corridor, it may be the longest rail line built in the United States since the Transcontinental Railroad was constructed in 1869. Some of the challenges in building this rail corridor are steep grades (the corridor crosses over 7 mountain ranges), isolated terrain, possible tunnels, and stakeholder acceptance.

R. Sweeney

2005-01-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Detonator cable initiation system safety investigation: Consequences of energizing the detonator and actuator cables  

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This study was performed to explore and assess the worst-case response of a W89-type weapons system, damaged so as to expose detonator and/or detonator safing strong link (DSSL) cables to the most extreme, credible lightning-discharge, environment. The test program used extremely high-current-level, fast-rise-time (1- to 2-{mu}s) discharges to simulate lightning strikes to either the exposed detonator or DSSL cables. Discharges with peak currents above 700 kA were required to explode test sections of detonator cable and launch a flyer fast enough potentially to detonate weapon high explosive (HE). Detonator-safing-strong-link (DSSL) cables were exploded in direct contact with hot LX-17 and Ultrafine TATB (UFTATB). At maximum charging voltage, the discharge system associated with the HE firing chamber exploded the cables at more than 600-kA peak current; however, neither LX-17 nor UFTATB detonated at 250{degree}C. Tests showed that intense surface arc discharges of more than 700 kA/cm in width across the surface of hot UFTATB [generally the more sensitive of the two insensitive high explosives (IHE)] could not initiate this hot IHE. As an extension to this study, we applied the same technique to test sections of the much-narrower but thicker-cover-layer W87 detonator cable. These tests were performed at the same initial stored electrical energy as that used for the W89 study. Because of the narrower cable conductor in the W87 cables, discharges greater than 550-kA peak current were sufficient to explode the cable and launch a fast flyer. In summary, we found that lightning strikes to exposed DSSL cables cannot directly detonate LX-17 or UFTATB even at high temperatures, and they pose no HE safety threat.

Osher, J.; Chau, H.; Von Holle, W.

1994-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Union Station, Tacoma, Washington : a design study for a surplus rail site  

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Recent technological changes in railroads, mergers, major shifts in urban land use patterns, and declining rail passenger travel has resulted in a surplus of urban rail lands. These lands represent a significant resource ...

Rhoads, Jeffrey David

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fact #554: January 19, 2009 Energy Intensity of Light Rail Transit...  

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

4: January 19, 2009 Energy Intensity of Light Rail Transit Systems Fact 554: January 19, 2009 Energy Intensity of Light Rail Transit Systems According to the 2007 National Transit...

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Three Integrated Projects to Enhance Non-Contact Rail Inspection Technology for  

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, compaction, repeat ­ Set ties: target central tie has artificial settlement plates ­ Set rail and e-clips #12

Ervin, Elizabeth K.

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Advanced Clean Cars Zero Emission Vehicle Regulation  

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Advanced Clean Cars Zero Emission Vehicle Regulation ZEV #12;Advanced Clean Cars ZEV Program 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025 Current Regulation -ZEVs Current Regulation -PHEVs Projected: PHEVs 15Net ­ Blueprint Plan ­ Regional clusters, environmental and economic analysis · Clean Fuels Outlet

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I:\Archive\Projects - NUMBERED\8000\8400\8404 Rail Presentation\8404 Fernald Rail Status.prn.pdf  

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04.1 9/05 04.1 9/05 Fernald Closure Project Rail Status Fernald Closure Project Rail Status Dave Lojek DOE Fernald - Operable Unit 1 Project Manager Dave Lojek DOE Fernald - Operable Unit 1 Project Manager 8404.2 9/05 8404.3 9/05 8404.3 9/05 First Rail Shipment: April 26, 1999 54 Railcars As of Today: Unit trains shipped 158 Railcars shipped 9,380 Tons shipped 1,009,176 First Rail Shipment: April 26, 1999 54 Railcars As of Today: Unit trains shipped 158 Railcars shipped 9,380 Tons shipped 1,009,176 8404.4 9/05 8404.5 9/05 Disposal contract: June 1998 Two locomotives: June 1998 Four locomotives on site 135 railcars: August 1998 250 railcars in service Rail tender: April 1999 Disposal contract: June 1998 Two locomotives: June 1998 Four locomotives on site 135 railcars: August 1998 250 railcars in service

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European Green Cars Initiative | Open Energy Information  

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European Green Cars Initiative European Green Cars Initiative Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: European Green Cars Initiative Agency/Company /Organization: European Commission Focus Area: Governance - Planning - Decision-Making Structure Topics: Best Practices Website: www.green-cars-initiative.eu/public/ The European Green Cars Initiative is one of three Public Private Partnerships (PPP) of the European Economic Recovery Plan. The objective of the initiative is to support research and development for technologies and infrastructure needed to achieve breakthroughs in the use of renewable and non-polluting energy sources, safety, and traffic fluidity. How to Use This Tool This tool is most helpful when using these strategies: Shift - Change to low-carbon modes Improve - Enhance infrastructure & policies

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Rail Coal Transportation Rates to the Electric Power Sector  

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Analysis & Projections Analysis & Projections ‹ See all Coal Reports Rail Coal Transportation Rates to the Electric Power Sector Release Date: June 16, 2011 | Next Release Date: July 2012 | full report Introduction The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) is releasing a series of estimated data based on the confidential, carload waybill sample obtained from the U.S. Surface Transportation Board (Carload Waybill Sample). These estimated data represent a continuation of EIA's data and analysis products related to coal rail transportation. These estimated data also address a need expressed by EIA's customers for more detailed coal transportation rate data. Having accurate coal rail transportation rate data is important to understanding the price of electricity for two main reasons. First,

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Rail Topic Group Conference Call Summary September 18th, 1997  

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Summary September 18th, 1997 Summary September 18th, 1997 Old Items (1) The OCRWM letter to FRA concerning the authority of states, tribes, and carriers was discussed; OCRWM is still awaiting FRA response. (2) Audrey Adamson (UETC) informed participants that the TEC/WG Planning Committee had discussed and approved TEC/WG membership for a representative from the FRA's State Rail Inspection Program. Ms. Adamson mentioned that this representative changes yearly, but that a representative would be included as a full member in the TEC/WG. (3) Evaluation results from the July, 1997 TEC/WG meeting in Albuquerque were briefly discussed, with the high marks given the rail panel by attendees duly noted. Ms. Adamson told the group that another panel addressing rail issues had been requested for the January, 1998

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Proposed Work Scope for the Rail Topic Group  

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Proposed Task Plan for TEC Rail Topic Group Status: Active DOE Leads: Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (OCRWM), Office of National Transportation, Jay Jones and Alex Thrower Start Date: September 22, 2005 Purpose: The purpose of the Transportation External Coordinating (TEC) Working Group's Rail Topic Group (RTG) is to provide stakeholder perspectives and feedback to the Office of National Transportation (ONT) in the Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (OCRWM) regarding topics of common interest concerning operating practices, logistical constraints, and other rail- related issues affecting the development and deployment of a safe, secure, and efficient system for transporting spent fuel (SNF) and high-level radioactive waste (HLW) to a

164

R&D Partnership for the Next Cars  

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supercede batter y-electric cars and i n t rusive governmentproduction hybrid-electric car, followed in 2000 automakersthan today’s f rom electric cars, especially small city

Sperling, Daniel

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Definition: Very Low Impedance (Hts) Cables | Open Energy Information  

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Very Low Impedance (Hts) Cables Very Low Impedance (Hts) Cables Jump to: navigation, search Dictionary.png Very Low Impedance (Hts) Cables Cables that use conducting materials that are very low impedance, which can enable better power flow control. Cables that use high temperature superconducting (HTS) conductor would be characterized as a VLI cable. HTS cables may enable additional benefits such as lower losses, increased power density, and self-fault limiting.[1] Related Terms power, power flow control References ↑ [www.smartgrid.gov/sites/default/files/pdfs/description_of_assets.pdf SmartGrid.gov 'Description of Assets'] An i LikeLike UnlikeLike You like this.Sign Up to see what your friends like. nline Glossary Definition Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Definition:Very_Low_Impedance_(Hts)_Cables&oldid=480440

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UNC CHARLOTTE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CABLING INFRASTRUCTURE BID ALTERNATE SPECIFICATIONS  

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APPENDIX D UNC CHARLOTTE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CABLING INFRASTRUCTURE BID ALTERNATE SPECIFICATIONS LIST #12;UNC Charlotte Telecommunications Cabling Infrastructure Bid Alternate Specifications List listed in paragraph one. Pricing must be submitted by the competing telecommunications companies based

Xie,Jiang (Linda)

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Cable companies tied up in knots in international Pacific network  

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... corn market, has revealed ambitious plans to lay a network of trans-Pacific optical fibre cables to compete with a ... to compete with a cable to be laid by one of the new companies.

David Swinbanks

1987-10-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Apparatus producing constant cable tension for intermittent demand  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

This invention relates to apparatus for producing constant tension in cable or the like when it is unreeled and reeled from a drum or spool under conditions of intermittent demand. The invention is particularly applicable to the handling of superconductive cable, but the invention is also applicable to the unreeling and reeling of other strands, such as electrical cable, wire, cord, other cables, fish line, wrapping paper and numerous other materials.

Lauritzen, T.

1984-05-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of a guardrail-to-bridge rail transition  

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for immediate implementation for field evaluation. 51 REFERENCES 1. Bronstad, M. E. , Cal cote, L. R. , Ray, M. H. , Mayer, J. B. , "Guardrail -Bridge Rail Transition Designs, " Report No. FHWA/RD- 86/178, June 1986. 2. Michie, Jarvis. D? "Recommended... for immediate implementation for field evaluation. 51 REFERENCES 1. Bronstad, M. E. , Cal cote, L. R. , Ray, M. H. , Mayer, J. B. , "Guardrail -Bridge Rail Transition Designs, " Report No. FHWA/RD- 86/178, June 1986. 2. Michie, Jarvis. D? "Recommended...

Bligh, Roger P

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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USED FUEL RAIL SHOCK AND VIBRATION TESTING OPTIONS ANALYSIS  

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The objective of the rail shock and vibration tests is to complete the framework needed to quantify loads of fuel assembly components that are necessary to guide materials research and establish a technical basis for review organizations such as the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). A significant body of experimental and numerical modeling data exists to quantify loads and failure limits applicable to normal conditions of transport (NCT) rail transport, but the data are based on assumptions that can only be verified through experimental testing. The test options presented in this report represent possible paths for acquiring the data that are needed to confirm the assumptions of previous work, validate modeling methods that will be needed for evaluating transported fuel on a case-by-case basis, and inform material test campaigns on the anticipated range of fuel loading. The ultimate goal of this testing is to close all of the existing knowledge gaps related to the loading of used fuel under NCT conditions and inform the experiments and analysis program on specific endpoints for their research. The options include tests that would use an actual railcar, surrogate assemblies, and real or simulated rail transportation casks. The railcar carrying the cradle, cask, and surrogate fuel assembly payload would be moved in a train operating over rail track modified or selected to impart shock and vibration forces that occur during normal rail transportation. Computer modeling would be used to help design surrogates that may be needed for a rail cask, a cask’s internal basket, and a transport cradle. The objective of the design of surrogate components would be to provide a test platform that effectively simulates responses to rail shock and vibration loads that would be exhibited by state-of-the-art rail cask, basket, and/or cradle structures. The computer models would also be used to help determine the placement of instrumentation (accelerometers and strain gauges) on the surrogate fuel assemblies, cask and cradle structures, and the railcar so that forces and deflections that would result in the greatest potential for damage to high burnup and long-cooled UNF can be determined. For purposes of this report we consider testing on controlled track when we have control of the track and speed to facilitate modeling.

Ross, Steven B.; Best, Ralph E.; Klymyshyn, Nicholas A.; Jensen, Philip J.; Maheras, Steven J.

2014-09-29T23:59:59.000Z

171

Fuel Cell Technologies Office: Hydrogen Cars (Text Alternative Version)  

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Cars (Text Cars (Text Alternative Version) to someone by E-mail Share Fuel Cell Technologies Office: Hydrogen Cars (Text Alternative Version) on Facebook Tweet about Fuel Cell Technologies Office: Hydrogen Cars (Text Alternative Version) on Twitter Bookmark Fuel Cell Technologies Office: Hydrogen Cars (Text Alternative Version) on Google Bookmark Fuel Cell Technologies Office: Hydrogen Cars (Text Alternative Version) on Delicious Rank Fuel Cell Technologies Office: Hydrogen Cars (Text Alternative Version) on Digg Find More places to share Fuel Cell Technologies Office: Hydrogen Cars (Text Alternative Version) on AddThis.com... Publications Program Publications Technical Publications Educational Publications Newsletter Program Presentations Multimedia Conferences & Meetings

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Recent Trends in Car Usage in Advanced Economies - Slower Growth...  

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Trends in Car Usage in Advanced Economies - Slower Growth Ahead? Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Recent Trends in Car Usage in Advanced Economies -...

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The FreedomCAR & Vehicle Technologies Health Impacts Program...  

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

FreedomCAR & Vehicle Technologies Health Impacts Program - The Collaborative Lubricating Oil Study on Emissions (CLOSE) Project The FreedomCAR & Vehicle Technologies Health Impacts...

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TEC/WG TRANSPORTATION SAFETY WIPP-PIG RAIL COMPARISON: A Framework for Comparing Rail Safety Issues to Safety Issues  

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

TRANSPORTATION SAFETY WIPP-PIG RAIL COMPARISON: TRANSPORTATION SAFETY WIPP-PIG RAIL COMPARISON: A Framework for Comparing Rail Safety Issues to Safety Issues Outlined in the WIPP Transportation Safety Planning & Implementation Guide (Version 1.0) Authors' Note: this document was developed for the Transportation External Coordination Working Group (TEC/WG), a forum supported by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for the purpose of exchanging information and views among organizations interested in DOE transportation issues. TEC/WG is not intended to and does not provide "consensus advice or recommendations," nor does it otherwise function as an "advisory committee," as those terms are defined and/or utilized in the Federal Advisory Committee Act. Overview The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) established the Transportation External Coordination Working Group

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Dynamic analysis of the cables consider Dynamic analysis of the cables consider sag effect and flexural rigidity.  

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??In this paperï¼the cable structures considering sag effect and flexural rigidity are used to the series of dynamic analysis.It dedatees on vibration of the cables… (more)

Chen, Wun-Shin

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

176

Testing Results of Magnetostrictive Ultrasonic Sensor Cables for Signal Loss  

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The purpose of this test was to determine the signal strength and resolution losses of a magnetostrictive ultrasonic system with an extended signal cable. The cable of interest carries electrical signals between the pulse generator/receiver and the magnetostrictive transducer. It was desired to determine the loss introduced by different lengths of the signal cable (6', 100', and 200').

JT Evans

2005-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Linear Theory of Free Vibrations of a Suspended Cable  

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...Theory of Free Vibrations of a Suspended Cable H. M. Irvine T. K. Caughey A linear...free vibrations of a uniform suspended cable in which the ratio of sag to span is about...parameter which allows for the effects of cable geometry and elasticity. The results of...

1974-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

178

New Developments in TDR Cable Surveillance of Potential Instability  

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New Developments in TDR Cable Surveillance of Potential Instability C.H. Dowding, M.L. Dussud & K employs a case history to describe deployment of new TDR cable and communication technologies to monitor" installed over a recent subsidence event. A TDR cable was installed horizontally along with more typical

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CABLE-SUSPENDED HAPTIC INTERFACE Robert L. Williams II  

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1 CABLE-SUSPENDED HAPTIC INTERFACE Robert L. Williams II Department of Mechanical Engineering Ohio@bobcat.ent.ohiou.edu URL: http://www.ent.ohiou.edu/~bobw #12;2 CABLE-SUSPENDED HAPTIC INTERFACE Robert L. Williams II Ohio University Athens, OH 45701 ABSTRACT A cable-suspended haptic interface (CSHI) concept is presented. The goal

Williams II, Robert L.

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Identification of weak non-linearities in cables of cable-stayed footbridges  

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A time-frequency identification technique for the non-linear identification of a cable element was proposed in this paper. A polynomial form of non-parametric method was used. A long cable of a newly constructed cable-stayed footbridge was modelled in the ANSYS structural software. The model was reduced to a SDoF system, by applying a harmonic force in the first modal frequency and the first mode shape. A good match between the identified and numerical data was obtained. Some interesting non-linear phenomena were observed: only a cubic type of non-linearity was identified. Moreover, the values of the damping and cubic parameters stabilised at higher load amplitudes. However, parameter relevant to linear-frequency was increasing with the loading amplitude showing a typical hardening behaviour of cable structures. Superharmonics were present in the response at higher loading amplitudes. Therefore, the identification procedure was found to be effective at higher load amplitudes.

Anil Kumar; Luca Zanotti Fragonara

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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181

Microminiature coaxial cable and methods manufacture  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A coaxial cable is provided having a ribbon inner conductor surrounded by a dielectric and a circumferential conductor. The coaxial cable may be microminiature comprising a very thin ribbon strip conductor from between 5 to 15 [mu]m thick and from 150 to 200 [mu]m wide, having a surrounding foamed dielectric or parylene applied thereon by a vapor plasma process and an outer conductor of an adhering high conductivity metal vacuum deposited on the dielectric. Alternately the foam dielectric embodiment may have a contiguous parylene coating applied adjacent the inner conductor or the outer conductor or both. Also, the cable may be fabricated by forming a thin ribbon of strip conductive material into an inner conductor, applying thereabout a dielectric by spraying on a solution of polystyrene and polyethylene and then vacuum depositing and adhering high conductivity metal about the dielectric. The cable strength may be increased by adding glass microfilament fibers or glass microballoons to the solution of polystyrene and polyethylene. Further, the outer conductive layer may be applied by electroless deposition in an aqueous solution rather than by vacuum deposition. A thin coating of parylene is preferably applied to the outer conductor to prevent its oxidation and inhibit mechanical abrasion. 2 figs.

Bongianni, W.L.

1986-04-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Microminiature coaxial cable and methods of manufacture  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A coaxial cable is provided having a ribbon inner conductor surrounded by a dielectric and a circumferential conductor. The coaxial cable may be microminiature comprising a very thin ribbon strip conductor from between 5 to 15 ..mu..m thick and from 150 to 200 ..mu..m wide, having a surrounding foamed dielectric or parylene applied thereon by a vapor plasma process and an outer conductor of an adhering high conductivity metal vacuum deposited on the dieleectric. Alternately the foam dielectric embodiment may have a contiguous parylene coating applied adjacent the inner conductor or the outer conductor or both. Also, the cable may be fabricated by forming a thin ribbon of strip conductive material into an inner conductor, applying thereabout a dielectric by spraying on a solution of polystyrene and polyethylene and then vacuum depositing and adhering high conductivity metal about the dielectric. The cable strength may be increased by adding glass microfilament fibers or glass microballoons to the solution of polystyrene and polyethylene. Further, the outer conductive layer may be applied by electroless deposition in an aqueous solution rather than by vacuum deposition. A thin coating of parylene is preferably applied to the outer conductor to prevent its oxidation and inhibit mechanical abrasion.

Bongianni, W.L.

1983-12-29T23:59:59.000Z

183

Microminiature coaxial cable and method of manufacture  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A coaxial cable is provided having a ribbon inner conductor surrounded by a dielectric and a circumferential conductor. The coaxial cable may be microminiature comprising a very thin ribbon strip conductor from between 5 to 15 .mu.m thick and from 150 to 200 .mu.m wide, having a surrounding foamed dielectric or parylene applied thereon by a vapor plasma process and an outer conductor of an adhering high conductivity metal vacuum deposited on the dielectric. Alternately, the foam dielectric embodiment may have a contiguous parylene coating applied adjacent the inner conductor or the outer conductor or both. Also, the cable may be fabricated by forming a thin ribbon of strip conductive material into an inner conductor, applying thereabout a dielectric by spraying on a solution of polystyrene and polyethylene and then vacuum depositing and adhering high conductivity metal about the dielectric. The cable strength may be increased by adding glass microfilament fibers or glass microspheres to the solution of polystyrene and polyethylene. Further, the outer conductive layer may be applied by electroless deposition in an aqueous solution rather than by vacuum deposition. A thin coating of parylene is preferably applied to the outer conductor to prevent its oxidation and inhibit mechanical abrasion.

Bongianni, Wayne L. (Los Alamos, NM)

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

184

Microminiature coaxial cable and method of manufacture  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A coaxial cable is provided having a ribbon inner conductor surrounded by a dielectric and a circumferential conductor. The coaxial cable may be microminiature comprising a very thin ribbon strip conductor from between 5 to 15 [mu]m thick and from 150 to 200 [mu]m wide, having a surrounding foamed dielectric or parylene applied thereon by a vapor plasma process and an outer conductor of an adhering high conductivity metal vacuum deposited on the dielectric. Alternately, the foam dielectric embodiment may have a contiguous parylene coating applied adjacent the inner conductor or the outer conductor or both. Also, the cable may be fabricated by forming a thin ribbon of strip conductive material into an inner conductor, applying thereabout a dielectric by spraying on a solution of polystyrene and polyethylene and then vacuum depositing and adhering high conductivity metal about the dielectric. The cable strength may be increased by adding glass microfilament fibers or glass microspheres to the solution of polystyrene and polyethylene. Further, the outer conductive layer may be applied by electroless deposition in an aqueous solution rather than by vacuum deposition. A thin coating of parylene is preferably applied to the outer conductor to prevent its oxidation and inhibit mechanical abrasion. 2 figs.

Bongianni, W.L.

1989-03-28T23:59:59.000Z

185

Microminiature coaxial cable and methods manufacture  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A coaxial cable is provided having a ribbon inner conductor surrounded by a dielectric and a circumferential conductor. The coaxial cable may be microminiature comprising a very thin ribbon strip conductor from between 5 to 15 .mu.m thick and from 150 to 200 .mu.m wide, having a surrounding foamed dielectric or parylene applied thereon by a vapor plasma process and an outer conductor of an adhering high conductivity metal vacuum deposited on the dielectric. Alternately the foam dielectric embodiment may have a contiguous parylene coating applied adjacent the inner conductor or the outer conductor or both. Also, the cable may be fabricated by forming a thin ribbon of strip conductive material into an inner conductor, applying thereabout a dielectric by spraying on a solution of polystyrene and polyethylene and then vacuum depositing and adhering high conductivity metal about the dielectric. The cable strength may be increased by adding glass microfilament fibers or glass microballoons to the solution of polystyrene and polyethylene. Further, the outer conductive layer may be applied by electroless deposition in an aqueous solution rather than by vacuum deposition. A thin coating of parylene is preferably applied to the outer conductor to prevent its oxidation and inhibit mechanical abrasion.

Bongianni, Wayne L. (408 Colleen Ct., Los Alamos, NM 87544)

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

186

Flexing Cable for Wind Power Applications  

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As conventional energy sources -- namely oil, gas, and coal -- are increasingly limited in their respective quantities, many countries are encouraging the development of renewable energies. Wind energy, already a well-developed technology, is quickly ... Keywords: Wind Power, Flexing, Cable, energy, Flexibility

Wenyan Qiu; Huili Zhang; Lu Li

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

187

Development and testing of a low-maintenance, energy-absorbing bridge rail  

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vehicle leaves the flow of traffic and strikes a bridge rail. The second concern is for the safety of the maintenance workers who must repair bridge rail damage following a collision. Third, the increasing cost of maintaining br idge decks and rails... during a more severe collision. Furthermore, the new bridge rail is designed to fit either new or existing standard bridge decks. Following development of the new bridge rail, two full-scale vehicle crash-tests were performed at the TTI Research...

Cain, John Craig

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

188

Green Racing - Where Clean Cars Finish First  

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Technology Technology R&D Center INVENTING THE FUTURE. efficient. clean. safe. Green Racing Where Clean Cars Finish First In green racing, speed is a factor, but the overall winner is determined by a formula that also takes the car's environmental footprint into consideration. Race organizers calculated a principal component of each car's score by using Argonne's Greenhouse gas, Regulated Emissions, and Energy use in Transportation (GREET) model. Research funding provided by the U.S. Department of Energy's Vehicle Technologies Program. Did you know... Opportunity The racetrack is a proving ground that often leads to innovations in consumer vehicles. Green

189

Rail costs and capital adjustments in a quasi regulated environment  

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This paper reports on results obtained from the estimation of a rail cost function using a pooled-time series, cross section of Class I railroads for the period 1974-1986. An analysis is performed of short-run and long-run ...

Friedlaender, Ann Fetter

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

190

HIGH SPEED RAIL COSTS, BENEFITS, AND FINANCING RAYMOND H. ELLIS  

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Incremental Capital Cost Capital Cost Year of (Billions (Billions Completion Expenditure Section 2010$) 2010 YEAR OF EXPENDITURE CAPITAL DOLLARS CUMULATIVE YEAR OF EXPENDITURE CAPITAL COST INITIAL CONST$) of Section Capital Cost #12;CALIFORNIA HIGH SPEED RAIL PHASE 1 CAPITAL COSTS SECTION INCREMENTAL CAPITAL

Bustamante, Fabián E.

191

Rail assembly for use in a radioactive environment  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An improved rail assembly and method of construction thereof is disclosed herein that is particularly adapted for use with a crane trolley in a hot cell environment which is exposed to airborne and liquidborne radioactive contaminants. The rail assembly is generally comprised of a support wall having an elongated, rail-housing recess having a floor, side wall and ceiling. The floor of the recess is defined at least in part by the load-bearing surface of a rail, and is substantially flat, level and crevice-free to facilitate the drainage of liquids out of the recess. The ceiling of the recess overhangs and thereby captures trolley wheels within the recess to prevent them from becoming dislodged from the recess during a seismic disturbance. Finally, the interior of the recess includes a power track having a slot for receiving a sliding electrical connector from the crane trolley. The power track is mounted in an upper corner of the recess with its connector-receiving groove oriented downwardly to facilitate the drainage of liquidborne contaminants and to discourage the collection of airborne contaminants within the track.

Watts, Ralph E. (Harrison, OH)

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Tradeoff between Efficiency and Melting for a High-Performance Electromagnetic Rail Gun  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We estimate the temperature distribution in the rails of an electromagnetic rail gun (EMG) due to the confinement of the current in a narrow surface layer resulting from the skin effect. In order to obtain analytic results, we assume a simple geometry for the rails, an electromagnetic skin effect boundary edge that propagates with the accelerating armature, and a current carrying channel controlled by magnetic field diffusion into the rails. We compute the temperature distribution in the rails at the time that the armature leaves the rails. For the range of exit velocities, from 1500 m/s to 5000 m/s, we find the highest temperatures are near the gun breech. After a single gun firing, the temperature reaches the melting temperature of the metal rails in a layer of finite thickness near the surface of the rails, for rails made of copper or tantalum. We plot the thickness of the melt layer as a function of position along the rails. In all cases, the thickness of the melt layer increases with gun velocity, making damage to the gun rails more likely at higher velocity. We also calculate the efficiency of the EMG as a function of gun velocity and find that the efficiency increases with increasing velocity, but only if the length of the gun is sufficiently long. The thickness of the melted layer also decreases with increasing rail length. Therefore, there is a tradeoff: for rails of sufficient length, the gun efficiency increases with increasing velocity but the melted layer thickness in the rails also increases.

William C. McCorkle; Thomas B. Bahder

2008-10-16T23:59:59.000Z

193

SpiderBot: a cable-suspended walking robot  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract This paper presents a novel concept of a mobile cable-suspended robot called SpiderBot. The robot consists of four cable-mechanisms and a central body. Each cable-mechanism includes a cable, a dispensing and rolling mechanism, and a gripper at the end of the cable. The robot shoots an arrow-like grasping mechanism towards possible grasping points. The grasping mechanism is attached to the distal end of the cable. Then it pulls the cables simultaneously in a coordinated manner, hence the robot can perform controlled motion of the central body. Depending on the locations of the grasping points and the coordinated pulling, the robot can perform motion around and over obstacles. In this paper the design, kinematics, statics, motion planning, simulation results and experiments that were conducted are presented using our SpiderBot prototype.

A. Capua; A. Shapiro; S. Shoval

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

194

Testing of 3-meter Prototype Fault Current Limiting Cables  

SciTech Connect

Two 3-m long, single-phase cables have been fabricated by Ultera from second generation (2G) superconductor supplied by American Superconductor. The first cable was made with two layers of 2G tape conductor and had a critical current of 5,750 A while the second cable had four layers and a critical current of 8,500 A. AC loss was measured for both cables at ac currents of up to 4 kArms. Ultera performed initial fault current studies of both cables in Denmark with limited currents in the range from 9.1 to 44 kA. Results from these tests will provide a basis for a 25-m long, three-phase, prototype cable to be tested at ORNL early next year and a 300-m long, fault current limiting, superconducting cable to be installed in a ConEd substation in New York City.

Gouge, Michael J [ORNL] [ORNL; Duckworth, Robert C [ORNL] [ORNL; Demko, Jonathan A [ORNL] [ORNL; Rey, Christopher M [ORNL] [ORNL; Thompson, James R [ORNL] [ORNL; Lindsay, David T [ORNL] [ORNL; Tolbert, Jerry Carlton [ORNL] [ORNL; Willen, Dag [Ultera] [Ultera; Lentge, Heidi [Ultera] [Ultera; Thidemann, Carsten [Ultera] [Ultera; Carter, Bill [AMSC] [AMSC

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

195

Hydrogen fuel cells for cars and buses  

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The use of hydrogen fuel cells for cars is strongly promoted by the governments of ... . The electrochemical behaviour of the most promising fuel cell (polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell, PEMFC) is critically...

L. J. J. Janssen

2007-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

196

A FUEL CELL IN EVERY CAR  

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A FUEL CELL IN EVERY CAR ... FUEL CELLS ARE MOVING PAST THE developmental stage and into realworld trials. ... The effort to construct the first working prototypes is giving way to improving designs and developing a hydrogen-fuel infrastructure. ...

ALEXANDER H. TULLO

2001-03-05T23:59:59.000Z

197

Development of the TV Receiver for Cars  

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Market trends toward personal television sets can be seen with the increasing ownership of television sets and variety of personal likings. There is also a demand for car television receivers. Reception of television on a moving vehicle requires a receiving ...

1. Yashima; M. Ikenishi; T. Ikeda; A. Yamamoto

1982-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

198

Towards the Use of Electric Cars  

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Holtsmark [8] questions if the electrical car policies give the intended results. He claims ... but naive notion that sufficiently large subsidies for alternative energy, whether it is wind energy, biofuels or el...

Otto Andersen

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

199

EcoCAR Challenge Profile: Virginia Tech  

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Since childhood, Lynn Gantt has had a deep seeded passion for cars and the mechanics that drive them. The Virginia native spent his weekends rebuilding antique tractors with his dad to race at tractor pulls across the state, and now the Virginia Tech graduate student is the proud team co-leader of Virginia Tech's EcoCAR Challenge team -- the winners of the three-year long competition, as announced last night at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C..

Gantt, Lynn

2013-05-29T23:59:59.000Z

200

Measuring the Emissions of Passing Cars  

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Measuring the Emissions of Passing Cars ... Pollutants found in car exhaust are formed in a number of different ways, depending on the pollutant. ... Of the 307 vehicles with complete data sets,19 126 (41%) showed deliberate tampering, another 77 had defective or missing equipment which may not have been deliberate (such as missing air pump belts), and 261 (85%) of the vehicles failed the tailpipe test. ...

G. A. Bishop; D. H. Stedman

1996-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Modelling Electrical Car Diffusion Based on Agent Tao Zhang, 3  

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Modelling Electrical Car Diffusion Based on Agent 1 Lei Yu, ,2 Tao Zhang, 3 Siebers Peer-Ola, 4 to include things like car parking charges, price of electrical car, energy awareness and word of mouth parking rates and other incentives on the uptake of electrical cars. The goal of this case study

Aickelin, Uwe

202

Superconducting Cable Having A Felexible Former  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

In order to provide a flexible oxide superconducting cable which is reduced in AC loss, tape-shaped superconducting wires covered with a stabilizing metal are wound on a flexible former. The superconducting wires are preferably laid on the former at a bending strain of not more than 0.2%. In laying on the former, a number of tape-shaped superconducting wires are laid on a core member in a side-by-side manner, to form a first layer. A prescribed number of tape-shaped superconducting wires are laid on top of the first layer in a side-by-side manner, to form a second layer. The former may be made of a metal, plastic, reinforced plastic, polymer, or a composite and provides flexibility to the superconducting wires and the cable formed therewith.

Hughey, Raburn L. (Franklin, GA); Sinha, Uday K. (Carrollton, GA); Reece, David S. (Carrollton, GA); Muller, Albert C. (Eidson, TN)

2005-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Superconducting Cable Having A Flexible Former  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

In order to provide a flexible oxide superconducting cable which is reduced in AC loss, tape-shaped superconducting wires covered with a stabilizing metal are wound on a flexible former. The superconducting wires are preferably laid on the former at a bending strain of not more than 0.2%. In laying on the former, a number of tape-shaped superconducting wires are laid on a core member in a side-by-side manner, to form a first layer. A prescribed number of tape-shaped superconducting wires are laid on top of the first layer in a side-by-side manner, to form a second layer. The former may be made of a metal, plastic, reinforced plastic, polymer, or a composite and provides flexibility to the superconducting wires and the cable formed therewith.

Hughey, Raburn L. (Franklin, GA); Sinha, Uday K. (Carrollton, GA); Reece, David S. (Carrollton, GA); Muller, Albert C. (Eidson, TN)

2005-08-30T23:59:59.000Z

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IntelliCarTS: Intelligent Cars Transportation System Ashwin Gumaste, Rahul Singhai and Anirudh Sahoo  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

, cooperation and cost efficiency. These characteristics enable avoidance of collision between vehicles Sahoo Department of Computer Science and Engineering Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, PowaiCarTS (Intelligent Car Transport System), a Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) anti-collision mechanism that determines

Sahoo, Anirudha

205

Rail Coal Transportation Rates to the Electric Power Sector  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

well as other details about the shipment. A waybill can include one or more cars and a train can include one or more waybills. Unlike most other reports with coal transportation...

206

Preferences for alternative fuel vehicles of company car drivers  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract Costs of car ownership for company cars drivers and private car owners are very different. Car use, car choice decisions and preferences for car characteristics may therefore differ substantially between these two markets. In this paper, we present results of a study on the preferences of company car drivers for alternative fuel vehicles and their characteristics, based on data from an online stated choice experiment in the Netherlands. Results show that, assuming current car characteristics, preferences for alternative fuel vehicles, and for electric and fuel cell cars in particular, are substantially lower than those for the conventional technology. Limited driving ranges, long recharge/refuelling times and limited availability of refuelling opportunities, are to a large extent responsible for this. Preferences for alternative fuel vehicles increase considerably with improvements on these aspects, especially for the hybrid and flexifuel car. Under the current company car tax system in the Netherlands, which favours cleaner technologies, these two car types are even preferred to the conventional technology, assuming equal catalogue prices and personal monthly cost contributions. Comparing results with those from a similar choice experiment among private car owners shows that willingness to pay patterns for AFV improvements regarding driving range, recharge and refuelling times, fuel availability and diversity in AFV supply, are considerably different for company car drivers than for private car owners. Company and private car drivers may therefore react (very) differently to future improvements in AFV technology and fuel availability. We finally show that preferences of company car drivers for fuel cell and electric cars depend to a large extent on annual mileage. Market share simulations show that potential early adopters of electric and fuel cell cars can be found among people with a relatively low annual mileage.

Mark J. Koetse; Anco Hoen

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

207

Naval Spent Fuel Rail Shipment Accident Exercise Objectives  

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

NAVAL SPENT FUEL RAIL SHIPMENT NAVAL SPENT FUEL RAIL SHIPMENT ACCIDENT EXERCISE OBJECTIVES * Familiarize stakeholders with the Naval spent fuel ACCIDENT EXERCISE OBJECTIVES Familiarize stakeholders with the Naval spent fuel shipping container characteristics and shipping practices * Gain understanding of how the NNPP escorts who accompany the spent fuel shipments will interact with civilian emergency services representatives g y p * Allow civilian emergency services agencies the opportunity to evaluate their response to a pp y p simulated accident * Gain understanding of how the communications links that would be activated in an accident involving a Naval spent fuel shipment would work 1 NTSF May 11 ACCIDENT EXERCISE TYPICAL TIMELINE * Conceptual/Organizational Meeting - April 6 E R T i d it t t d TYPICAL TIMELINE

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Project Fact Sheet Columbus HTS Power Cable Superconductivity  

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

Columbus Columbus HTS Power Cable Superconductivity Partnerships with Industry www.oe.energy.gov Phone: 202 \ 586-1411 Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, OE-1 U.S. Department of Energy - 1000 Independence Avenue, SW - Washington, DC 20585 Plugging America Into the Future of Power This project involves field-testing of a long-length high-temperature superconducting (HTS) cable under real environmental stresses and real electrical loads. The cable system forms an important electrical link in a util- ity substation in Columbus, Ohio. What are its Primary aPPlications? HTS power cables are used for electricity transmission and distribution. The Columbus cable is a distribution cable, conducting electricity within a local grid. What are the Benefits to Utilities?

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Armored spring-core superconducting cable and method of construction  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An armored spring-core superconducting cable (12) is provided. The armored spring-core superconducting cable (12) may include a spring-core (20), at least one superconducting strand (24) wound onto the spring-core (20), and an armored shell (22) that encases the superconducting strands (24). The spring-core (20) is generally a perforated tube that allows purge gases and cryogenic liquids to be circulated through the armored superconducting cable (12), as well as managing the internal stresses within the armored spring-core superconducting cable (12). The armored shell (22) manages the external stresses of the armored spring-core superconducting cable (12) to protect the fragile superconducting strands (24). The armored spring-core superconducting cable (12) may also include a conductive jacket (34) formed outwardly of the armored shell (22).

McIntyre, Peter M. (611 Montclair, College Station, TX 77840); Soika, Rainer H. (1 Hensel, #X4C, College Station, TX 77840)

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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x.0 Handling of White SVT Cables (SVT Excess Cables) before and during Withdrawing of Endcap In general we (UC Santa Cruz) prefer to do all handling of the white SVT cables necessary to withdraw and reinsert  

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13 x.0 Handling of White SVT Cables (SVT Excess Cables) before and during Withdrawing of Endcap In general we (UC Santa Cruz) prefer to do all handling of the white SVT cables necessary to withdraw@scipp.ucsc.edu, office in SC: (831) 459­3337 , extn. at SLAC: 8561. The white SVT cables consist of two parts

California at Santa Cruz, University of

211

A comprehensive socio-psychological approach to car type choice  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract Data from a web survey, which was conducted in 2012 among 1421 owners of a new internal combustion engine car and 372 new battery electric car owners in Norway, were used to test an adapted version of the comprehensive action determination model to explain private consumers’ purchase of fuel-efficient cars. It was first examined whether the average fuel efficiency differs among internal combustion engine car classes. Consequently, with battery electric cars being regarded as the most fuel-efficient group, five car groups ordered by fuel efficiency were retained. The results of subsequent structural equation modelling show that intention to buy a fuel-efficient car, brand loyalty, number of cars and driver’s license holders in the household, household size, and household income had significant direct effects on choosing a more fuel-efficient car. Normative processes had a mediated impact on behaviour. Implications for design and implementation of interventions are discussed.

Alim Nayum; Christian A. Klöckner

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

212

Design features of a cable–bollard vehicle barrier system  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The design features of the stand-alone cable–bollard vehicle barrier system (Cable-Bollard VBS) developed for the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant (VY) to meet the design goals of the recent 10 CFR Part 73 rule changes are discussed. The design is based on the application of fundamental engineering principles to a dynamic system, recognizing that vehicle impact on a cable system is fundamentally different from vehicle impact on a bollard or other hard barrier. As such, rigorous attention is paid to cable anchor design and performance.

Gordon S. Bjorkman; Steven P. Harris

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

213

High Temperature Superconductor Cable Concepts for Fusion Magnets.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Three concepts of high temperature superconductor cables carrying kA currents (RACC, CORC and TSTC) are investigated, optimized and evaluated in the scope of their applicability… (more)

Barth, Christian

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

214

Development of superconducting transmission cable. CRADA final report  

SciTech Connect

The purpose of this Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) between Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and Southwire Company is to develop the technology necessary to proceed to commercialization of high-temperature superconducting (HTS) transmission cables. Power transmission cables are a promising near-term electric utility application for high-temperature superconductivity. Present HTS wires match the needs for a three-phase transmission cable: (1) the wires must conduct high currents in self-field, (2) there are no high forces developed, and (3) the cables may operate at relatively low current density. The commercially-available HTS wires, in 100-m lengths, make construction of a full three-phase, alternating current (ac) transmission cable possible. If completed through the pre-commercialization phase, this project will result in a new capability for electric power companies. The superconducting cable will enable delivery with greater efficiency, higher power density, and lower costs than many alternatives now on the market. Job creation in the US is expected as US manufacturers supply transmission cables to the expanding markets in Asia and to the densely populated European cities where pipe-type cable is prevalent. Finally, superconducting cables may enable delivery of the new, diverse and distributed sources of electricity that will constitute the majority of new installed electrical generation in the world during the coming decades.

Hawsey, R.; Stovall, J.P. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States); Hughey, R.L.; Sinha, U.K. [Southwire Co., Carrollton, GA (United States)

1997-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

215

Development of scaling rules for Rutherford type superconducting cables  

SciTech Connect

During the R D phase of the Superconducting Supercollider (SSC) program, LBL was responsible for establishing the parameters for cables used in SSC dipole and quadrupole magnets. In addition, the design and fabrication of a new cable for use in the Low Beta Quadrupoles. As a result of the development work on these and other cables, we have arrived a set of scaling rules which provide guidelines for choosing the parameters for a wide range of superconducting cables. These parameters include strand size, strand number, keystone angle, percent compaction, cable pitch and compacted cable dimensions. In addition, we have defined the tolerance ranges for the key cable manufacturing parameters such as mandrel size and shape, stand tension, and Turkshead temperature control. In this paper, we present the results on cables ranging from 8 strands to 36 strands of 0.65mm wire and from 8 strands to 30 strands of 0.8mm wire. We use these results to demonstrate the application of the scaling rules for Rutherford-type cable.

Royet, J.M.; Scanlan, R.M.

1990-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

216

Analysis and design of cable-driven parallel kinematic mechanisms.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??This thesis concerns the analysis and design of cable-driven parallel mechanisms (CDPM). Structurally, a CDPM is formed by replacing the supporting legs of a parallel… (more)

Pham, Cong Bang.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

217

Modelling of interconnects including coaxial cables and multiconductor lines.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??In recent years, electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) problems associated with high frequency and high speed interconnects are becoming of increasing concern. Coaxial cables are a popular… (more)

Teo, Yu Xian

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

218

Losses and Inductive Parameters in Subsea Power Cables.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

?? Four samples of galvanized steel armour for sub sea power cables are tested with an electric steel tester. The samples exhibit di?erent remanence magnetization… (more)

Stølan, Ronny

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

219

ChemMatCARS Data Archive  

DOE Data Explorer (OSTI)

ChemMatCARS is a high-brilliance national synchrotron x-ray facility dedicated primarily to static and dynamic condensed matter chemistry and materials science. The scientific focus of the facility includes the study of surface and interfacial properties of liquids and solids as well as their bulk structure at atomic, molecular and mesoscopic length scales with high spatial and energy resolution. Experimental techniques supported by the facility include: 1) Liquid Surface X-ray Scattering; 2) Solid Surface X-ray Scattering; 3) Time-Resolved Crystallography; 4) Micro-Crystal Diffraction; 5) Small and Wide-angle X-ray Scattering. The data archive referenced here contains data for various components along the beamline within the First Optics Enclosure and is intended to be input or parameter data. See the Science Nuggets at http://cars9.uchicago.edu/chemmat/pages/nuggets.html for leads to some of the research conducted at the ChemMatCARS beamline.

220

Valuing Rail Transit: Comparing Capital and Operating Costs to Consumer Benefits  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

sources, and capital expenditures by mode and transit agencyat the detailed capital expenditures of 19 light rail and 17of 2009-adjusted capital expenditure data from the NTD.

Guerra, Erick

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Promoting technological investment in the Australian rail freight sector: evaluating the feasibility of accelerated depreciation.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Although regulation for emissions, pollution, etc., is becoming stricter, the Australian rail freight industry is still locked in to using large numbers of existing rolling… (more)

Koowattanatianchai, Nattawoot

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

222

The taxation of diesel cars in Belgium – revisited  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

This paper compares the current taxation of diesel and gasoline cars in Belgium with the guidelines for optimal taxation. We find that diesel cars are still taxed much less than gasoline cars, resulting in a dominant market share for diesel cars in the car stock. If the fuel tax is the main instrument to control for externalities and generate revenues, the diesel excise should be much higher than the excise on gasoline for two reasons: diesel is more polluting than gasoline and more importantly, through the better fuel efficiency, diesel cars contribute less fiscal revenues per mile.

Inge Mayeres; Stef Proost

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

223

Policy Name: Telecommunications Cabling and Wiring Originating/Responsible Department: Computing & Communication Services (CCS)  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Policy Name: Telecommunications Cabling and Wiring Originating/Responsible Department: Computing Officer (CIO) Policy: Telecommunications Cabling and Wiring Purpose: The purpose of this Policy is to define responsibility and accountability for telecommunications cabling and wiring within the Carleton

Carleton University

224

A Theoretical Analysis of the Use of Submarine Cables as Electromagnetic Oceanographic Flowmeters  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...Theoretical Analysis of the Use of Submarine Cables as Electromagnetic Oceanographic Flowmeters...voltage measured across the ends of a submarine cable as a measure of the sea flow across the cable section. In part I a method of calculating...

1976-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

225

Applied ecotechnological issues for recycling cars  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The paper shows the need for recycling cars. Recycling operation is particularly complicated because after dismantling and split a wide range of material resulting in a proportion different and difficult to separate. There are presented two recycling ... Keywords: end-of-life-vehicle recycling, hammer mill technology, shrreder technology

Gheorghe Amza; Zoia Apostolescu; Mihaiela Iliescu; Zlatko Garac; Sanda Paise; Maria Groza

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

226

When Cars Start Gossiping Paolo Costa  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

, computers embedded in cars can rely on the vehicle's power supply and may have plenty of memory storage - Universität Stuttgart Germany Boris.Koldehofe@ipvs.uni- stuttgart.de Hugo Miranda University of Lisbon. Both academia and industry have shown an increasing in- terest in building vehicular networking systems

Musolesi, Mirco

227

Chemistry and the Motor Car Industry  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Chemistry and the Motor Car Industry ... It so happens that this chemical reaction, the production of water and carbon dioxide (which in proper combination gives you seltzer water), is accompanied by the generation of heat which is used to produce power, and after all, power is what primarily concerns the automotive industry. ...

CHARLES F. KETTERING

1943-06-10T23:59:59.000Z

228

North Lauderdale Gets 'Smart' on Cars | Department of Energy  

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

North Lauderdale Gets 'Smart' on Cars North Lauderdale Gets 'Smart' on Cars North Lauderdale Gets 'Smart' on Cars September 10, 2010 - 1:47pm Addthis Kevin Craft What are the key facts? Two Smart Cars to save Florida city $4,800 annually Smart Cars to be used as part of night patrols of city parks City estimates will save more than $33,000 annually through Recovery Act projects The Parks and Recreation Department of North Lauderdale, Fla., is saving money and reducing its carbon footprint, thanks to the recent addition of two energy efficient "Smart Cars" to the city's fleet. The pint-sized cars, which can travel up to 40 miles on a single gallon of fuel, were purchased with funds from the U.S. Department of Energy's Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. The cars, which were purchased in Broward County, are used to perform night

229

Magna E-Car Opening | Department of Energy  

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

Magna E-Car Opening Magna E-Car Opening Magna E-Car Opening April 27, 2012 - 4:40pm Addthis Vehicle Technologies Program Manager Patrick B. Davis gets ready to cut the ribbon at Magna E-Car's new electric drive component plant in Michigan. From left: Mike Finney - CEO, Michigan Economic Development Corporation; Gary Meyers - VP/General Manager, Magna E-Car USA, LP; Pat Davis; Kevin Pavlov - Chief Operating Officer, Magna E-Car Systems; Marilyn Hoffman, Township Supervisor, Grand Blanc Township, Michigan; Joseph Graves, State Representative 51st District, Michigan House of Representatives; Tim Herman, CEO, The Genesee County Chamber of Commerce. | Photo courtesy of Magna E-Car. Vehicle Technologies Program Manager Patrick B. Davis gets ready to cut the ribbon at Magna E-Car's new electric drive component plant in Michigan.

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European Experience and Case study of SCR Passenger Car Integration...  

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

Experience and Case study of SCR Passenger Car Integration European Experience and Case study of SCR Passenger Car Integration Presentation given at DEER 2006, August 20-24, 2006,...

231

Transportation & Work: Exploring Car Usage and Employment Outcomes  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Transportation & Work: Exploring Car Usage and Employment Outcomes in the LSAL Data Field Area networks. This analysis addresses the role of car usage in employment outcomes such as employment status

Bertini, Robert L.

232

Lean Gasoline System Development for Fuel Efficient Small Car...  

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

Small Car Lean Gasoline System Development for Fuel Efficient Small Car Vehicle Technologies Office Merit Review 2014: ATP-LD; Cummins Next Generation Tier 2 Bin 2 Diesel Engine...

233

New Mexico Electric Car Challenge: November 22 The New Mexico...  

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

to view details. To close the opened accordion, click on the title(s) once again. New Mexico Electric Car Challenge: November 22 The New Mexico Electric Car Challenge (formerly...

234

Protection of Solar Electric Car DC Motor with PIC Controller  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The electric car may represent new opportunities for any country and its electric utilities. Widespread use of electric cars can reduce ... can be accomplished to a large extent during utility off-peak hours, ele...

Ahmed M. A. Haidar; Ramdan Razali; Ahmed Abdalla…

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

235

Technological Potential for CO2 Emission Reductions of Passenger Cars  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Figure 17.1 shows the estimated development of energy demand from car fuel consumption between 2010 and 2050. Car fuel consumption is projected to increase until ... until 2050 in EU27. The share of alternative f...

Michael Krail; Wolfgang Schade

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

236

Are Consumers Myopic? Evidence from New and Used Car Purchases  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We investigate whether car buyers are myopic about future fuel costs. We estimate the effect of gasoline prices on short-run equilibrium prices of cars of different fuel economies. We then compare the implied changes in ...

Busse, Meghan R

237

Los Alamos catalyst could jumpstart e-cars, green energy  

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

Catalyst could jumpstart e-cars, green energy Los Alamos catalyst could jumpstart e-cars, green energy The new material has the highest oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) activity in...

238

Mechanical design of submarine power cables for floating platforms  

SciTech Connect

The process of mechanical design of submarine power cables employed by the Simplex Wire and Cable Company is described. The process commences with design criteria and proceeds through preliminary design, load and stress analyses and culminates in extreme value reliability and lifetime predictions. The analytical methods employed are emphasized and some representative numerical results are presented.

Bisplinghoff, R. L.; Libby, D. O.; Costantino, R. W.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cables, Paths and \\Subconscious" Reasoning Propositional Semantic Networks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Cables, Paths and \\Subconscious" Reasoning in Propositional Semantic Networks Stuart C. Shapiro represented by the propositional node, the label This is a preliminary version of S. C. Shapiro, Cables, paths-7022 (716) 636-3182 shapiro@cs.bu alo.edu 1 Introduction In this paper, I will discuss two aspects of SNe

Shapiro, Stuart C.

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Thermal management of long-length HTS cable systems  

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Projections of electric power production suggest a major shift to renewables, such as wind and solar, which will be in remote locations where massive quantities of power are available. One solution for transmitting this power over long distances to load centers is direct current (dc), high temperature superconducting (HTS) cables. Electric transmission via dc cables promises to be effective because of the low-loss, highcurrent- carrying capability of HTS wire at cryogenic temperatures. However, the thermal management system for the cable must be carefully designed to achieve reliable and energyefficient operation. Here we extend the analysis of a superconducting dc cable concept proposed by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), which has one stream of liquid nitrogen flowing in a cryogenic enclosure that includes the power cable, and a separate return tube for the nitrogen. Refrigeration stations positioned every 10 to 20 km cool both nitrogen streams. Both go and return lines are contained in a single vacuum/cryogenic envelope. Other coolants, including gaseous helium and gaseous hydrogen, could provide potential advantages, though they bring some technical challenges to the operation of long-length HTS dc cable systems. A discussion of the heat produced in superconducting cables and a system to remove the heat are discussed. Also, an analysis of the use of various cryogenic fluids in long-distance HTS power cables is presented.

Demko, Jonathan A [ORNL; Hassenzahl, William V [ORNL

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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241

The Cable Repair Ship H.M.T.S. Monarch  

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... -6), members of the general public had an opportunity of inspecting the Post Office cable repair ship Monarch, which was lying in the Thames off the Tower. This ship ... fitted out with the special gear necessary for carrying out all the operations required in cable laying and repair, on which service she is at sea for most of the ...

1934-10-06T23:59:59.000Z

242

Microsoft Word - SAND2013-2448P - FY13Q2 Field Aged Cable Assesment...  

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but could be confirmed at a later date) cable (bonded jacketinsulation) from the Zion Nuclear Power Station. Physical property testing was performed on the as received cables....

243

EVALUATING IMPACT ON AMPACITY ACCORDING TO IEC-60287 REGARDING THERMALLY UNFAVOURABLE PLACEMENT OF POWER CABLES.  

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?? According to International Electrotechnical Commission’s standard document IEC-60287 the current carrying capabilities of power cables can be mathematically modelled. Current rating of power cables… (more)

Lindström, Ludvig

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

244

Explanations of FreedomCAR/DOE Hydrogen Storage Technical Targets  

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Summary of FreedomCAR Targets and Basis for Targets prepared for the Grand Challenge Hydrogen Storage Solicitation.

245

Ultrasonic guided waves for structural health monitoring and application to rail inspection prototype for the Federal Railroad Administration  

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induction technique, exploits electromagnetic phenomena. Basically, the rail becomes part of a circuit, where an ampere generator

Coccia, Stefano

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

246

CarSpeak: a content-centric network for autonomous driving  

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This paper introduces CarSpeak, a communication system for autonomous driving. CarSpeak enables a car to query and access sensory information captured by other cars in a manner similar to how it accesses information from ...

Suresh Kumar, Swarun

247

CarSpeak : a content-centric network for autonomous driving  

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We introduce CarSpeak, a communication system for autonomous driving. CarSpeak enables a car to query and access sensory information captured by other cars in a manner similar to how it accesses information from its local ...

Suresh Kumar, Swarun

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

248

Environmental Life-cycle Assessment of Passenger Transportation: A Detailed Methodology for Energy, Greenhouse Gas and Criteria Pollutant Inventories of Automobiles, Buses, Light Rail, Heavy Rail and Air  

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Tracks Locomotives & Cars Fuel (Diesel, Electric) RoadwaysVehicles Fuel (Diesel, Electric) Design N K,L,N Production

Chester, Mikhail; Horvath, Arpad

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

249

Continuous flow multi-stage microfluidic reactors via hydrodynamic microparticle railing{  

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Continuous flow multi-stage microfluidic reactors via hydrodynamic microparticle railing{ Ryan D-at-a-time). Microfluidic processors that enable multi-stage fluidic reactions with suspended microparticles (e-on-a-chip technologies. Here we present a single-layer microfluidic reactor that utilizes a microfluidic railing

Lin, Liwei

250

Laboratory Testing to Address the Potential for Damaging Hydraulic Pressure in the Concrete Tie Rail Seat  

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Rail Seat TRB 11-3395 Submitted for publication in the proceedings of the Transportation Research Board 61704 2 Railroad Engineering Program Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering University deterioration (RSD) is degradation underneath the rail on a concrete tie. This deterioration leads to track

Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of

251

Model Based Torque Control and Estimation for Common Rail Diesel Engine  

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A rapid control prototyping based on torque control algorithm using V-cycle mode for common rail diesel engine was developed, and a torque prediction model was present which including a feed-forward mean value engine model and a feedback correction of ... Keywords: common rail diesel engine, control strategies, torque control, torque estimation

Wang Hongrong; Wang Yongfu; Liu Zhi

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

252

Project Information Form Project Title Integrating Management of Truck and Rail Systems in Los Angeles  

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Project Information Form Project Title Integrating Management of Truck and Rail Systems in Los or organization) Volvo Research and Educational Foundation- $79,604.00 Total Project Cost $79,604.00 Agency ID of Research Project This project will develop models to optimize the balance of freight demand across rail

California at Davis, University of

253

THE SELECTION PROCEDURE OF DIAGNOSTIC INDICATOR OF SUSPENSION FAULT MODES FOR THE RAIL VEHICLES MONITORING  

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with the procedure of diagnostic parameters selection. 2 DAMAGE DETECTION METHOD FOR MONITORING SYSTEM Rail vehicle, Koszykowa 75, 00-662 Warsaw, Poland rme@wt.pw.edu.pl ABSTRACT The monitoring system of a rail vehicle monitoring and its damage detection, the monitoring system has been developed within the framework of `MONIT

Boyer, Edmond

254

1 Copyright 2014 by ASME Proceedings of the 2014 Joint Rail Conference  

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, Colorado Springs, CO, USA JRC2014-3787 ANALYSIS OF TRENDS IN COMMUTER RAIL ENERGY EFFICIENCY Giovanni C. DiDomenico University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Urbana, Illinois, USA C. Tyler Dick, P.E. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Urbana, Illinois, USA ABSTRACT Commuter rail systems are widely regarded as an effective

Barkan, Christopher P.L.

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Photoinduced electron transfer from rail to rung within a self-assembled oligomeric porphyrin ladderw  

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from an oligomer (rail) to the center of a terminal tetrazine (rung), with the remaining hole being-pyridyl-1,2,4,5-tetrazine, DPT). The studies employed absorption, fluorescence, transient absorption-linked porphyrin trimers (rails) and tetrazine species (rungs) are the electron donors and acceptors, respectively

256

Photoinduced electron transfer from rail to rung within a self-assembled oligomeric porphyrin ladder  

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Photoinduced electron transfer in a self-assembled supramolecular ladder structure comprising oligomeric porphyrin rails and ligated dipyridyltetrazine rungs was characterized by transient absorption spectroscopy and transient direct current photoconductivity to be mainly from an oligomer (rail) to the center of a terminal tetrazine (rung), with the remaining hole being delocalized on the oligomer and subsequent charge recombination in 0.19 ns.

She, Chunxing; Lee, Suk Joong; McGarrah, James E.; Vura-Weis, Josh; Wasielewski, Michael; Chen, Hanning; Schatz, George C.; Ratner, Mark A.; Hupp, Joseph T.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft Word - Summary of Rail Comparison for Topic Group 7-1-02.doc  

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7/1/2002 7/1/2002 1 Summary of the TEC Working Group Rail Topic Group report entitled "Transportation Safety WIPP-PIG Rail Comparison" In 1999, the Transportation External Coordination (TEC) Working Group developed a report entitled the "TEC/WG Transportation Safety Rail Comparison" to provide summary information to TEC participants concerning operational approaches, for rail transport in addressing a variety of transportation issues, objectives, approaches and procedures arising from the shipment of Department of Energy (DOE)-owned radioactive materials. This document resulted from numerous conference calls and face-to-face meetings involving participants in the group representing the rail industry, the regulatory community, federal managers, research groups, and

258

High-Temperature Superconductivity Cable Demonstration Projects  

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Temperature Temperature Superconductivity Cable Demonstration Projects Superconductivity Power Equipment www.oe.energy.gov Phone: 202-586-1411 Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, OE-1 U.S. Department of Energy - 1000 Independence Avenue, SW - Washington, DC 20585. Plugging America Into the Future of Power "A National Effort to Introduce New Technology into the Power Delivery Infrastructure" "In order to meet President Obama's ambitious energy goals, we must modernize the nation's electrical grid to improve the transmission, storage and reliability of clean energy across the country and help to move renewable energy from the places it can be produced to the places it can be used. The Department of Energy is working with industry partners to develop the

259

Cryogenic System for a High Temperature Superconducting Power Transmission Cable  

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High-temperature superconducting (HTS) cable systems for power transmission are under development that will use pressurized liquid nitrogen to provide cooling of the cable and termination hardware. Southwire Company and Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been operating a prototype HTS cable system that contains many of the typical components needed for a commercial power transmission application. It is being used to conduct research in the development of components and systems for eventual commercial deployment. The cryogenic system was built by Air Products and Chemicals, Allentown, Pennsylvania, and can circulate up to 0.35 kg/s of liquid nitrogen at temperatures as low as 67 K at pressures of 1 to 10 bars. Sufficient cooling is provided for testing a 5-m-long HTS transmission cable system that includes the terminations required for room temperature electrical connections. Testing of the 5-m HTS transmission cable has been conducted at the design ac conditions of 1250 A and 7.5 kV line to ground. This paper contains a description of the essential features of the HTS cable cryogenic system and performance results obtained during operation of the system. The salient features of the operation that are important in large commercial HTS cable applications will be discussed.

Demko, J.A.; Gouge, M.J.; Hughey, R.L.; Lue, J.W.; Martin, R.; Sinha, U.; Stovall, J.P.

1999-07-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Antenna mechanism of length control of actin cables  

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Actin cables are linear cytoskeletal structures that serve as tracks for myosin-based intracellular transport of vesicles and organelles in both yeast and mammalian cells. In a yeast cell undergoing budding, cables are in constant dynamic turnover yet some cables grow from the bud neck toward the back of the mother cell until their length roughly equals the diameter of the mother cell. This raises the question: how is the length of these cables controlled? Here we describe a novel molecular mechanism for cable length control inspired by recent experimental observations in cells. This antenna mechanism involves three key proteins: formins, which polymerize actin, Smy1 proteins, which bind formins and inhibit actin polymerization, and myosin motors, which deliver Smy1 to formins, leading to a length-dependent actin polymerization rate. We compute the probability distribution of cable lengths as a function of several experimentally tuneable parameters such as the formin-binding affinity of Smy1 and the concentration of myosin motors delivering Smy1. These results provide testable predictions of the antenna mechanism of actin-cable length control.

Lishibanya Mohapatra; Bruce L. Goode; Jane Kondev

2014-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Wheego Electric Cars | Open Energy Information  

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Wheego Electric Cars Wheego Electric Cars Jump to: navigation, search Name Wheego Electric Cars Place Atlanta, Georgia Zip 30318 Sector Vehicles Product Atlanta-based Wheego has designed compact full-speed electric vehicles and low-speed EVs and said it plans to complete testing by summer 2010. The company has signed a battery supply deal with Flux Power. Coordinates 33.748315°, -84.391109° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":33.748315,"lon":-84.391109,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

262

Cars af Tomorrow and the American Community  

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Cars of Tomorrow and the American Community High School Curriculum Created by Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) Click on the links below to take you to the Chapter heading: Cover Page and Orientation Availability and Distribution of Alternative Fuels Health, Pollution, and Safety Operation, Maintenance, and Refueling Fuel Fact Sheets H I G H S C H O O L C U R R I C U L U M O N A L T E R N A T I V E F U E L S 50 Miles Street, Suite 3, Greenfield, MA 01301 www.nesea.org June, 2002 CARS OF TOMORROW AND THE AMERICAN COMMUNITY L E A D I N G T H E W A Y T O S U S T A I N A B L E E N E R G Y H I G H S C H O O L C U R R I C U L U M O N A L T E R N A T I V E F U E L S CARS OF TOMORROW AND THE AMERICAN COMMUNITY 50 Miles Street, Suite 3, Greenfield, MA 01301 www.nesea.org June, 2002 L E A D I N G T H E W A Y T O S U S T A I N A B L E E N E R G Y © Copyright 2001 Northeast Sustainable Energy Association

263

EcoCAR Challenge: Finish Line  

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The EcoCAR Challenege is a competition that challenges participating students from across North America to re-engineer a vehicle donated by General Motors. With the goal of minimizing the vehicle's fuel consumption and emissions, while maintaining its utility, safety and performance, teams had to find the best combination of cutting-edge technologies to meet these objectives. In the final year, the vehicles ran through a series of safety and technical tests at GM's Proving Ground in Milford, Michigan very similar to those GM's own production vehicles undergo. As EcoCAR wraps up, it is only the beginning for the next chapter in the DOE's 23-year history of advanced vehicle technology competitions. In April, Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs David Sandalow announced the launch of EcoCAR 2: Plugging into the Future http://www.ecocar2.org/index.html . We look forward to seeing the new and innovative designs that students bring to this challenge and know they will find a way to exceed even our highest expectations.

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2013-05-29T23:59:59.000Z

264

Cable Damage Detection System and Algorithms Using Time Domain Reflectometry  

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This report describes the hardware system and the set of algorithms we have developed for detecting damage in cables for the Advanced Development and Process Technologies (ADAPT) Program. This program is part of the W80 Life Extension Program (LEP). The system could be generalized for application to other systems in the future. Critical cables can undergo various types of damage (e.g. short circuits, open circuits, punctures, compression) that manifest as changes in the dielectric/impedance properties of the cables. For our specific problem, only one end of the cable is accessible, and no exemplars of actual damage are available. This work addresses the detection of dielectric/impedance anomalies in transient time domain reflectometry (TDR) measurements on the cables. The approach is to interrogate the cable using time domain reflectometry (TDR) techniques, in which a known pulse is inserted into the cable, and reflections from the cable are measured. The key operating principle is that any important cable damage will manifest itself as an electrical impedance discontinuity that can be measured in the TDR response signal. Machine learning classification algorithms are effectively eliminated from consideration, because only a small number of cables is available for testing; so a sufficient sample size is not attainable. Nonetheless, a key requirement is to achieve very high probability of detection and very low probability of false alarm. The approach is to compare TDR signals from possibly damaged cables to signals or an empirical model derived from reference cables that are known to be undamaged. This requires that the TDR signals are reasonably repeatable from test to test on the same cable, and from cable to cable. Empirical studies show that the repeatability issue is the 'long pole in the tent' for damage detection, because it is has been difficult to achieve reasonable repeatability. This one factor dominated the project. The two-step model-based approach is summarized as follows: Step 1, Cable Modeling: Given input-output TDR signals s(n) and x{sub U}(n) for a cable known to be free of damage, system identification algorithms are used to compute a dynamic prediction-error cable model that has output {cflx x}{sub U}(n). The model is declared valid when the innovations e{sub U}(n) = x{sub U}(n) {cflx x}{sub U}(n) satisfy a statistical zero-mean whiteness test. This validated model output is then used as a known reference to which other cables can be compared. Step 2, Cable Testing: The TDR output signal x{sub D}(n) from a cable under test is compared with the model output {cflx x}{sub U}(n) by computing the innovations e{sub D}(n) = x{sub D}(n) {cflx x}{sub U}(n). The innovations are tested using a short-term whiteness test statistic, which employs a statistical confidence interval. If the cable passes the test, this implies that the model is valid and the cable is declared undamaged. If the cable fails the test, this indicates a model mismatch, which means that the cable's dielectric properties have changed; and this implies that the cable is damaged. The test threshold is adjusted to maximize probability of detection and minimize probability of false alarm according to an empirically determined receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curve. An associated confidence interval on the probability of correct classification is also provided. The effectiveness of the algorithm is demonstrated using measured TDR signals for undamaged and damaged cables. Experimental and algorithmic methods for coping with repeatability issues are presented. The model-based damage detection algorithms have been shown to perform well for some representative examples of real TDR signals acquired using the two-dimensional (2D) mockup fixture. If the damage causes a short circuit, then damage detection performance is generally good to excellent. Examples include the cases demonstrated in this report for cuts and pinholes. If the damage does not cause a short circuit, then damage detection performance is generally poor to fair. Examples include

Clark, G A; Robbins, C L; Wade, K A; Souza, P R

2009-03-24T23:59:59.000Z

265

Method for fabricating multi-strand superconducting cable  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Multi-strand superconducting cables adapted to be used, for example, to wind a magnet are fabricated by directing wire strands inwardly from spools disposed on the perimeter of a rotating disk and wrapping them diagonally around a tapered mandrel with a flattened cross-sectional shape with a core having a wedge-shaped channel. As the cable is pulled axially, flexibly coupled wedge-shaped pieces are continuously passed through the channel in the mandrel and inserted into the cable as an internal support therefor.

Borden, A.R.

1985-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

266

An Internal Coaxial Cable Electrical Connector For Use In Downhole Tools  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A coaxial cable electrical connector more specifically an internal coaxial cable connector placed within a coaxial cable and its constituent components. A coaxial cable connector is in electrical communcation with an inductive transformer and a coaxial cable. The connector is in electrical communication with the outer housing of the inductive transfonner. A generally coaxial center conductor, a portion of which could be the coil in the inductive transformer, passes through the connector, is electrically insulated from the connector, and is in electrical communication with the conductive care of the coaxial cable. A plurality of bulbous pliant tabs on the coaxial cable connector mechanically engage the inside diameter of the coaxial cable thus grounding the transformer to the coaxial cable. The coaxial cable and inductive transformer are disposed within downhole tools to transmit electrical signals between downhole tools within a drill string.

Hall, David R. (Provo, UT); Hall, Jr., H. Tracy (Provo, UT); Pixton, David S. (Lehi, UT); Dahlgren, Scott (Provo, UT); Fox, Joe (Spanish Fork, UT); Sneddon, Cameron (Provo, UT); Briscoe, Michael (Lehi, UT)

2005-11-29T23:59:59.000Z

267

Studying the Performances of Induction Motor Used in Electric Car  

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Abstract This research includes study of the performances of induction motor used in the electric car, as well as performances of an electronic inverter based on Field Oriented control used to drive this induction motor. The running equations of IM and Controller in dynamic state with reference frame d – q were considered. These equations were modelled into computer form based using Matlab Simpower facilities obtaining a complete model. 3-Phase IM is considered and its parameters were used for simulation, in order to be mounted in certain car that is manufactured in Syria, and transform it to electric car. Also, it includes a study of electronic inverter appropriate to drive such motor and control its speed. It operates based on vector control technology. The study of the motor performances was conducted within presumptions of changing car load from one passenger (the driver) to five passengers and having different resistant torques. The tests of induction motor used in the electric car simulate running of the car having one passenger when car is stopped; simulate running of electric car starting IM from 0 speed and accelerating till a steady speed is reached, keeping this steady speed for a period of time, then reduce speed till car is stopped and finely Simulate running of electric car on rural roads having some holes and small slopes which cause several small acceleration and sudden breaks. Some conclusions and remarks about performances and behaviour of IM were concluded.

Zeina Bitar; Samih Al Jabi

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

268

Reliability of the spark inspection of cable product insulation  

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The types of manufacturing flaws in cable products and the causes of their occurrence were studied. Methods for improving the reliability of the detection of flaws and the classification of flaws that are dete...

V. V. Red’ko; L. B. Burtseva; L. A. Red’ko

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

269

Cable length optimization for trawl fuel consumption reduction  

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A numerical method for optimization of the cable lengths in trawls with respect to the ratio between the estimated trawl drag and the predicted catch efficiency is developed and applied. The trawl cables of interest are warps, bridles, headline and footrope. The optimization algorithm applies an ordered sequential process changing one cable length at the time. It is assumed in the predictions that the catch efficiency of the trawl is proportional with the trawl mouth area. In a case study optimizing a bottom trawl used on a research vessel by applying the new method it is predicted that it would be possible to reduce the ratio between trawl drag and catch efficiency by up to 46% by optimizing the cable lengths. Thus this would enable a considerable reduction in fuel consumption to catch a specific amount of fish. Moreover, we predict an increase in the value of the trawl mouth area leading to better catching efficiency without increase in otter door drag.

Ramez Khaled; Daniel Priour; Jean-Yves Billard

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

270

8 - Superconducting fault current limiters and power cables  

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Abstract: This chapter addresses the technology of superconducting power cables and superconducting fault current limiters. The first part of the chapter is a general summary of the electric power grid. This sets the stage for a discussion of the historical development of superconducting AC and DC cables, which begins with low temperature superconductor-based systems. It then describes the present state of superconducting cable technology and gives a summary of some of the major programs around the world. Whereas power cables may be thought of as a replacement for conventional power system components, fault current limiters and fault current controllers have no conventional equivalent in the power grid. Several conceptually different fault current limiter designs are described. Their state of development and installation on the power grid are described.

W. Hassenzahl

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

271

9 - Superconducting fault current limiters and power cables  

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Abstract: This chapter addresses the technology of superconducting power cables and superconducting fault current limiters (FCL). The first part of the chapter is a general summary of the electric power grid. This sets the stage for a discussion of the historical development of superconducting AC and DC cables, which begins with low temperature superconductor (LTS)-based systems. It then describes the present status of superconducting cable technology and summarizes some of the major programs around the world. Whereas power cables may be thought of as a replacement for conventional power system components, \\{FCLs\\} and fault current controllers (FCC) have no conventional equivalent in the power grid. Several conceptually different FCL designs are described. The status of their development and installation on the power grid are described.

W. Hassenzahl

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

272

Project Fact Sheet Long Island HTS Power Cable Superconducting  

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

Long Long Island HTS Power Cable Superconducting Power Equipment www.oe.energy.gov Phone: 202-586-1411 Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, OE-1 U.S. Department of Energy - 1000 Independence Avenue, SW - Washington, DC 20585 Plugging America Into the Future of Power What is the status of the Project? The cable was energized April 22, 2008 and serves the equivalent of 300,000 homes. It is the first HTS power cable to operate at transmission voltage in the grid. LIPA plans to retain the superconductor as a permanent part of it's grid. This project involves the demonstration of a high- temperature superconducting (HTS) power cable in the Long Island Power grid, spanning nearly half a mile and serving as a permanent link in the Long Island Power

273

Field test of liquid nitrogen cooled cryogenic power cable  

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A liquid nitrogen cooled cryogenic cable, 66 kV, 100 MVA, 30 m was constructed and tested with loads simulating actual operating loads from October 1970 to December 1971. The successful operation of the cable makes us hopeful it can be used for large capacity transmission. Our test line is composed of aluminium stranded hollow conductor, liquid-nitrogen impregnated polyethylene paper electrical insulation, and polyurethane foam thermal insulation.

H. Nagano; M. Fukasawa; S. Kuma; K. Sugiyama

1973-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

274

Experimental Researches on the Transmission of Electric Signals Through Submarine Cables. Part I. Laws of Transmission through Various Lengths of One Cable  

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...research-article Experimental Researches on the Transmission of Electric Signals Through Submarine Cables. Part I. Laws of Transmission through Various Lengths of One Cable Fleeming Jenkin The Royal Society is collaborating with JSTOR to digitize, preserve...

1862-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

275

Triaxial HTS Cable for the AEP Bixby Project  

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Ultera has installed a single 200-meter long high temperature superconducting (HTS) 3-phase triaxial design cable at the American Electric Power (AEP) Bixby substation in Columbus, Ohio. The cable connects a 132/13.8 kV transformer to the distribution switchgear serving seven outgoing circuits. It was designed to carry 3000 Arms. Testing of 3- to 5-meter length prototype cables, including a 5-meter prototype with full scale terminations tested at ORNL was conducted prior to the manufacture and installation of the AEP triaxial cable. These prototypes were used to demonstrate the crucial operating conditions including steady state operation at the 3000 Arms design current, high voltage operation, high voltage withstand and 110 kV impulse, and overcurrent fault capability. A summary of the results from the thermal analysis and testing conducted by Ultera and ORNL will be presented. Some analysis of the cable thermal-hydraulic response based on the testing that were used to determine some of the cable cryogenic system requirements are also presented.

Demko, Jonathan A [ORNL; Gouge, Michael J [ORNL; Lindsay, David T [ORNL; Roden, Mark L [ORNL; Tolbert, Jerry Carlton [ORNL

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fact #849: December 1, 2014 Midsize Hybrid Cars Averaged 51% Better Fuel Economy than Midsize Non-Hybrid Cars in 2014- Dataset  

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Excel file with dataset for Fact #849: December 1, 2014 Midsize Hybrid Cars Averaged 51% Better Fuel Economy than Midsize Non-Hybrid Cars in 2014

277

Rail Topic Group Meeting Summary Wednesday January 20, 1999  

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Wednesday January 20, 1999 Wednesday January 20, 1999 Winter 1999 Meeting · Radisson-Riverwalk Hotel · Jacksonville Meeting Participants/Affiliations: John Allen/TRB Hazmat Committee Mike Butler/UETC Sandy Covi/Union Pacific Railroad Herman Cunningham/Wisconsin Central Ltd. Railroad Ray English/U.S. DOE, Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program Robert Fronczak/American Association of Railroads Daren Gilbert/FRA State Rail Safety Program Managers Thomas Lange/State of Missouri, DNR John Lay/U.S. DOT, FRA Swenam Lee/U.S. DOE, FETC William Lemeshewsky/U.S. DOE, OCRWM Brady Lester/U.S. DOE/ORNL Bob Rader/U.S. DOT, FRA Carlisle Smith/Ohio Public Utilities Commission Ralph Smith/U.S. DOE, Carlsbad Area Office David Snyder/U.S. DOT, FRA Uldis Vanags/NE HLRW Task Force James Williams/Planning

278

Steering system for a train of rail-less vehicles  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A steering system for use with a multiple vehicle train permits tracking without rails of one vehicle after another. This system is particularly useful for moving conveyor systems into and out of curved paths of room and pillar underground mine installations. The steering system features an elongated steering bar pivotally connected to each of adjacent vehicles at end portions of the bar permitting angular orientation of each vehicle in respect to the steering bar and other vehicles. Each end portion of the steering bar is linked to the near pair of vehicle wheels through wheel yoke pivot arms about king pin type pivots. Movement of the steering bar about its pivotal connection provides proportional turning of the wheels to effect steering and tracking of one vehicle following another in both forward and reverse directions.

Voight, Edward T. (Worthington, OH)

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Consider a thin coaxial cable of length L . We consider only TEM modes inside the cable, so that the photons may be considered as particles moving in one dimension, with  

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Consider a thin coaxial cable of length L . We consider only TEM modes inside the cable, so/sc = � is the speed of light inside the cable. The temperature of the cable is T and the photons are in thermal equilibrium. The ends of the cable are terminated by plugs with zero resistance, such that the electric field

Ha, Taekjip

280

Bussysteme IIII CarRing II ereits heute sind 90 Prozent al-  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Entwicklungen haben heutzutage viele namhafte Automobil- hersteller massive Qualitäts- und Leis- tungs Rahmen dieses Projekts mit der Entwicklung eines neuen Netzwerks für das Automobil beauftragt: ,,Car für Automobile, das eine sichere Verbindung zwischen allen Komponenten von ,,Steer by Wire" be

Zachmann, Gabriel

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281

DOE and FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership Analysis Workshop  

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

Attendees list for the DOE and FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership Hydrogen Delivery and On-Board Storage Analysis Workshop on January 26, 2006.

282

DOE and FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership Analysis Workshop  

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

Action items and discussion comments from the DOE and FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership Analysis Workshop on January 25, 2006.

283

Help promised for troubled maker of electric car  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

... Elon Musk, chief executive of electric-car company Tesla Motors, has denied rumours that the company is about to go bust. ...

2008-11-05T23:59:59.000Z

284

Panhandle Junior High takes second at National Science Bowl Car...  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Panhandle Junior High takes second at National Science Bowl Car Race | National Nuclear Security Administration People Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation...

285

Fact #849: December 1, 2014 Midsize Hybrid Cars Averaged 51%...  

Energy Savers (EERE)

average is the production-weighted harmonic mean. 2014 data are preliminary. Fact 849 Dataset Supporting Information Average Fuel Economy of New Midsize Cars - Hybrid vs....

286

Printing a Car: A Team Effort in Innovation (Text Version) |...  

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

video Printing a Car: A Team Effort in Innovation highlighting the demonstration of 3D printing to create a working electric vehicle, live during the International Manufacturing...

287

Keeping Climate Change Solutions on Track: The Role of Rail | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Keeping Climate Change Solutions on Track: The Role of Rail Keeping Climate Change Solutions on Track: The Role of Rail Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Keeping Climate Change Solutions on Track: The Role of Rail Agency/Company /Organization: International Union of Railways Sector: Climate, Energy Focus Area: Transportation Topics: Baseline projection, Pathways analysis Resource Type: Publications, Technical report Website: www.uic.org/etf/publication/publication-detail.php?code_pub=515 Cost: Free Language: English Keeping Climate Change Solutions on Track: The Role of Rail Screenshot References: UIOR[1] "Transport brings enormous benefits to society through access and mobility, but it also has many external costs, including its contribution to climate change. Transport has a key role to play within solutions to climate change

288

DOE to Transport Moab Mill Tailings by Rail | Department of Energy  

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to Transport Moab Mill Tailings by Rail to Transport Moab Mill Tailings by Rail DOE to Transport Moab Mill Tailings by Rail August 5, 2008 - 2:40pm Addthis Department Approves Project Baseline and Obtains Nuclear Regulatory Commission Nod WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today reaffirmed its prior decision to relocate mill tailings predominantly by rail from the former uranium-ore processing site near Moab, Utah, 30 miles north to Crescent Junction, Utah. As determined previously, oversized material that is not practical to be sized to fit into the containers will be transported by truck. "After evaluating the alternatives for safely transporting the mill tailings from Moab and considering input received from citizens in the Moab community and surrounding areas, DOE has decided to ship the tailings using

289

Evaluation of Shortline Railroads & SNF/HLW Rail Shipment Inspections  

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

Evaluation of Shortline Railroads & SNF/HLW Rail Shipment Evaluation of Shortline Railroads & SNF/HLW Rail Shipment Inspections Tasked for the Transportation of Spent Nuclear Fuel Evaluation of Shortline Railroads & SNF/HLW Rail Shipment Inspections Tasked for the Transportation of Spent Nuclear Fuel Task: Identify Shortline Railroads Serving Nuclear Power Plants Establish Contact Information with Railroads Officials Field Review of each Railroad's Physical and Operational Infrastructure Facilitate Upgrades to Meet Safe Acceptable Standards Evaluation of Shortline Railroads & SNF/HLW Rail Shipment Inspections Tasked for the Transportation of Spent Nuclear Fuel More Documents & Publications TEC Meeting Summaries - February 2008 Presentations TEC Meeting Summaries - July 2007 Presentations TEC Meeting Summaries - September 2006

290

Cost-effectiveness of freeway median high occupancy vehicle (HOV) facility conversion to rail guideway transit  

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Many freeways in the United States contain median high occupancy vehicle (HOV) facilities. These facilities have been envisioned by some as reserved space for future rail guideway transit. This thesis examines the cost-effectiveness of converting a...

Best, Matthew Evans

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

291

Rails-to-trails Conversions in Oklahoma: Politics, Practices and Future.  

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??This study was designed to review the historical issues associated with the State of Oklahoma and the development of a long distance rail-to-trail conversion during… (more)

Cowan, Jerel Lee

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

292

E-Print Network 3.0 - area southern rail Sample Search Results  

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Screening Simulation Modeling and Analysis R ail is one of the major modes of freight... energy prices sky rocket, like in the summer of 2008. Freight rail companies carry many...

293

The Effect of Light Rail Transit on Employment: A Case Study of Dallas, Texas  

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in the area. This can help attract more jobs into the central city, while potentially increasing the employment opportunities for low income residents. This study aims to investigate whether proximity to light rail transit influence total employment...

Mendez, Joel

2014-08-05T23:59:59.000Z

294

Microsoft Word - RailTG_August 31_call_minutes.rtf  

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

states' responses from the tracking portion of the Security survey. Sarah hopes to send a document to the Rail Topic Group members to review before TEC. In addition, there will...

295

A SUBSPACE METHOD FOR DETECTION AND CLASSIFICATION OF RAIL Zineb Mehel-Saidi1  

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A SUBSPACE METHOD FOR DETECTION AND CLASSIFICATION OF RAIL DEFECTS Zineb Mehel-Saidi1 , G CRAN-ESSTIN, Rue Jean Lamour, 54519 Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy Cedex, France email: {zineb.mehel-saidi

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

296

DOE to Transport Moab Mill Tailings by Rail | Department of Energy  

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

Transport Moab Mill Tailings by Rail Transport Moab Mill Tailings by Rail DOE to Transport Moab Mill Tailings by Rail August 5, 2008 - 2:40pm Addthis Department Approves Project Baseline and Obtains Nuclear Regulatory Commission Nod WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today reaffirmed its prior decision to relocate mill tailings predominantly by rail from the former uranium-ore processing site near Moab, Utah, 30 miles north to Crescent Junction, Utah. As determined previously, oversized material that is not practical to be sized to fit into the containers will be transported by truck. "After evaluating the alternatives for safely transporting the mill tailings from Moab and considering input received from citizens in the Moab community and surrounding areas, DOE has decided to ship the tailings using

297

Contracting Rail Freight Services for Country Elevators in the Texas Panhandle.  

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rooe ZTA245.7 B873 r\\O. 1473 -.-_ LIBRARY B-1473 JUDe 1984 JUL 27 1984 Co Rail Freight Services for Country Elevators in the Texas Panhandle The Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, Neville P. Clarke, Director, The Texas A&M University... ............................................................... 14 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ........................................................... 14 CONTRACTING RAIL FREIGHT-SERVICES FOR COUNTRY ELEVATORS IN THE TEXAS PANHANDLE Stephen Fuller Department of Agricultural Economics Texas Agricultural Experiment...

Fuller, Stephen

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

298

Enterprise Rent-a-Car | Staff Services  

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Enterprise Rent-a-Car Enterprise Rent-a-Car Please note: Partial day rates only apply to rentals that are being returned to BNL. They do not apply to one way rentals. There is also a $25 fee for one way rentals going to JFK/LaGuardia/Newark airports. FX0019 Official Brookhaven Business Rates include unlimited free mileage 24 Hour Daily Weekly Monthly Economy $47.00 $282.00 $1040.00 Compact $49.00 $294.00 $1078.00 Midsize $51.00 $306.00 $1126.00 Full-size $52.00 $312.00 $1144.00 Mini Vans $81.00 $486.00 $1760.00 4 x 4 $81.00 $486.00 $1760.00 Partial Day Rates Hours are 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. or 4 p.m. - 9 p.m. Compact - $35.00 Midsize - $40.00 Full-size - $45.00 FX0020 - Leisure Rates Unlimited free miles are restricted to the following destinations: New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia.

299

ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT FOR THE PROPOSED WITHDRAWAL OF PUBLIC LANDS WITHIN AND SURROUNDING THE CALIENTE RAIL CORRIDOR, NEVADA  

SciTech Connect

The purpose for agency action is to preclude surface entry and the location of new mining claims, subject to valid existing rights, within and surrounding the Caliente rail corridor as described in the Yucca Mountain FEIS (DOE 2002). This protective measure is needed to enhance the safe, efficient, and uninterrupted evaluation of land areas for potential rail alignments within the Caliente rail corridor. The evaluation will assist the DOE in determining, through the Rail Alignment environmental impact statement (EIS) process, whether to construct a branch rail line, and to provide support to the BLM in deciding whether or not to reserve a ROW for the rail line under the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA). The BLM participated as a cooperating agency in preparing this EA because it is the responsible land manager and BLM staff could contribute resource specific expertise.

DOE

2005-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

300

A plug fit for every car | Argonne National Laboratory  

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the laboratory's semiannual science magazine. If you can't find a charging cable for your cell phone, it's an inconvenience. But what if you're away from home and can't find a...

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301

Geometric Model of a Narrow Tilting CAR using Robotics formalism  

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- structured multibody system composed of n bodies (links) where the chassis is the mobile base and the wheels tilting car "Lumeneo Smera" [4] through the analysis of its tilting mechanism. To model a complex system. Robotic representation of a multibody system The car can be seen as a mobile robot which is a tree

Boyer, Edmond

302

Control system for the prototype of hydrogen powered car  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The contribution describes design and construction of hydrogen powered car based on fuel cell technology and electrical DC-drive. The main focus is given to control system and human machine interface of the car. The practical solution of control system ... Keywords: control system design, fuel cells, human machine interface, hydrogen, programmable controllers

Jiri Koziorek; Zdenek Slanina

2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

303

Automotive Stirling engine development for a small passenger car  

SciTech Connect

The Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd. has challenged for the development of a Stirling engine that is usable for small cars which are predominant type produced in Japan. Recently, the authors finally managed to obtain the performance from a prototype engine with which they are substantially satisfied, including the result from running tests on an actual car.

Kondoh, T.; Katoh, K.

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

304

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING Cooper Union wins Chem-E-Car competition  

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CHEMICAL ENGINEERING Cooper Union wins Chem-E-Car competition ... At this year’s event, the shoebox-sized vehicles had to transport 350 mL of water exactly 67 feet. ... The challenge was to calculate how much fuel would be needed to power the cars so that the chemical reaction would end and the vehicles would stop on the finish line. ...

RACHEL PETKEWICH

2007-11-12T23:59:59.000Z

305

EcoCAR Reaches the Finish Line | Department of Energy  

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

EcoCAR Reaches the Finish Line EcoCAR Reaches the Finish Line EcoCAR Reaches the Finish Line June 21, 2011 - 2:09pm Addthis The EcoCAR Challenege is a competition that challenges participating students from across North America to re-engineer a vehicle donated by General Motors. With the goal of minimizing the vehicle's fuel consumption and emissions, while maintaining its utility, safety and performance, teams had to find the best combination of cutting-edge technologies to meet these objectives. Shannon Brescher Shea Communications Manager, Clean Cities Program Last Thursday, the Library of Congress's vaunted halls were filled with undergraduate and graduate students on the edge of their seats, waiting to hear the first place winner of the EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge competition. As Patrick Davis, Vehicle Technologies Program Manager for the Department

306

NREL: News Feature - Middle Schoolers Shine in Electric Car Races  

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Middle Schoolers Shine in Electric Car Races Middle Schoolers Shine in Electric Car Races May 24, 2013 In this photo, a boy grins widely as he holds a yellow folder over his model solar car. In the background are several black neoprene tracks and other middle-school students awaiting the starting signal. An adult race judge holds her hand in the air, signaling that everything is ready for the start of the race. Enlarge image Xavier Urquijo from Summit Ridge Middle School in Littleton waits for the start signal to lift the folder covering the solar panel on his team's car, "Knight Hawk." His team was one of 97 from 28 Colorado middle schools racing solar and lithium-ion powered vehicles they designed and built themselves at NREL's 2013 Junior Solar Sprint and Lithium-Ion Battery car competitions on May 18.

307

EcoCar Drives Students to Innovate | Department of Energy  

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

EcoCar Drives Students to Innovate EcoCar Drives Students to Innovate EcoCar Drives Students to Innovate October 26, 2010 - 5:21pm Addthis EcoCar Drives Students to Innovate Shannon Brescher Shea Communications Manager, Clean Cities Program Last year, Americans used about 138 billion gallons of gasoline - mostly imported - for transportation, costing Americans about $300 billion. The Department of Energy, through the Recovery Act, is investing in more fuel-efficient battery and electric vehicles to reduce these costs and training a strong, talented workforce to develop these cleaner, more sustainable technologies. Recognizing the importance of engaging students in this endeavor, the Department of Energy and General Motors (GM) established the EcoCar Challenge - a three-year Advanced Vehicle

308

Could TEG Improve Your Car's Efficiency? | Department of Energy  

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

Could TEG Improve Your Car's Efficiency? Could TEG Improve Your Car's Efficiency? Could TEG Improve Your Car's Efficiency? August 16, 2010 - 10:00am Addthis This image shows how a thermoelectric generator would be placed in a passenger car. | Photo courtesy of BMW This image shows how a thermoelectric generator would be placed in a passenger car. | Photo courtesy of BMW Lorelei Laird Writer, Energy Empowers What are the key facts? A Thermoelectric Generator (TEG) recaptures lost vehicle heat for better efficiency. This project is funded in part with $7.15 million federal Vehicle Technologies Program grant. This is targeted for the U.S. market in 2018 models. More than half of the gas we buy -- and the money we spend on it -- is wasted. Even the most efficient drivers are at the mercy of their vehicles'

309

Could TEG Improve Your Car's Efficiency? | Department of Energy  

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

Could TEG Improve Your Car's Efficiency? Could TEG Improve Your Car's Efficiency? Could TEG Improve Your Car's Efficiency? August 16, 2010 - 10:00am Addthis This image shows how a thermoelectric generator would be placed in a passenger car. | Photo courtesy of BMW This image shows how a thermoelectric generator would be placed in a passenger car. | Photo courtesy of BMW Lorelei Laird Writer, Energy Empowers What are the key facts? A Thermoelectric Generator (TEG) recaptures lost vehicle heat for better efficiency. This project is funded in part with $7.15 million federal Vehicle Technologies Program grant. This is targeted for the U.S. market in 2018 models. More than half of the gas we buy -- and the money we spend on it -- is wasted. Even the most efficient drivers are at the mercy of their vehicles'

310

A review of the NRL CARS microscope  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

This paper describes a technique that permits molecular specificity in microscopy while retaining good spatial resolution. Specificity is achieved using Raman scattering from characteristic molecular vibrations and high resolution is obtained by imaging the distribution of visible anti?Stokes radiation. Images have been obtained from a variety of pure organic liquids from deuterated water in onion?skin cells deuterated liposomes and other samples. Thermal and dielectric breakdown damage to even fragile biological materials is made negligible by choice of duty cycle and average power. Sample fluorescence is avoided by the choice of anti?Stokes imaging. Imaging through (usually astigmatic) spectrometers is not needed. Deuterium substitution can be used as a general purpose and artifact?free ‘‘stain’’. The combination of high spatial resolution excellent molecular discrimination and digital image processing (background subtraction) provide the CARS microscope with capabilities not found in any other current microscopic imaging technique.

M. D. Duncan; J. Reintjes; T. J. Manuccia

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

311

FreedomCAR Capacitor Test Manual  

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ID-11173 ID-11173 Revision 0 September 21, 2004 FreedomCAR Ultracapacitor Test Manual Disclaimer This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States Government. Neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights. References herein to any specific commercial product, process or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the United States Government or any agency thereof. The views

312

Fact #752: November 5, 2012 Western Europe Plug-in Car Sales...  

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

chart). France accounted for 22.3% of Western European plug-in car sales, followed by Germany at 17.3%. Plug-in Car Market Share, 2012* (Plug-in Sales as a Share of Total Car...

313

Solving the Car-Sequencing Problem as a Non-binary CSP  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The car-sequencing problem arises from the manufacture of cars on an assembly line. A number of cars are to be made on a production line; they are not identical because different options are available as variants...

Mihaela Butaru; Zineb Habbas

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

314

CAR SHARING AND MOBILITY MANAGEMENT: FACING NEW CHALLENGES WITH TECHNOLOGY AND  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and transit linkages. Car sharing offers an alternative to satisfying the demand for individual mobil- ity1 CAR SHARING AND MOBILITY MANAGEMENT: FACING NEW CHALLENGES WITH TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATIVE BUSINESS PLANNING Conrad Wagner, Consulting Manager Strategy & Development at Mobility Car

Kammen, Daniel M.

315

Fuel Economy Sticker Revs Up Used Car Sales | Department of Energy  

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

Sticker Revs Up Used Car Sales Fuel Economy Sticker Revs Up Used Car Sales May 1, 2014 - 2:29pm Addthis FuelEconomy.govs newest tool -- the Used Car Fuel Economy Label --...

316

Armor corrosion monitoring of a submarine AC cable  

SciTech Connect

After the hurricane Gilberto flattened (devastated) Cancun in September 1988, the submarine cables which supplied electricity to Isla Mjueres Island remained very damaged, and it was decided to install the new ones. In 1989, four new submarine cables were installed from Punta Sam, Cancun to Isla Mujeres. Such cables, of nominal tension 34.5 KV, were manufactures with a galvanized steel armor coated with asphalt, and began operation during 1990. The object of this communication is to present the experimental procedure that gave place to the armor corrosion monitoring procedure carried out in this particular case and to compare the results with those obtained on the field. Results of the cathodic protection system applied are also presented.

Genesca, J. [Univ. Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (Mexico). Dept. Ingenieria Metalurgica; Perez, T. [Univ. Autonoma de Campeche (Mexico). Programa Corrosion del Golfo de Mexico; Lara, C. [CFE-LAPEM, Irapuato (Mexico)

1997-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

317

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

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

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

318

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

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

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

Julian Grosse; Reinhard Weber; Steven Van de Par

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

319

Used Oil, Antifreeze, and Car Battery Recycling in Centre County* Location Used Oil Used Antifreeze Car Batteries  

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Used Oil, Antifreeze, and Car Battery Recycling in Centre County* Location Used Oil Used Antifreeze) 237-0121 Yes No No #12;Location Used Oil Used Antifreeze Car Batteries Valvoline Instant Oil Change-9929 Yes Yes Yes * See the DEP website, www.dep.state.pa.us/cgi_apps/oil, for used oil recycling locations

Maroncelli, Mark

320

Apparatus producing constant cable tension for intermittent demand  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The disclosed apparatus produces constant tension in superconducting electrical cable, or some other strand, under conditions of intermittent demand, as the cable is unreeled from a reel or reeled thereon. The apparatus comprises a pivotally supported swing frame on which the reel is rotatably supported, a rotary motor, a drive train connected between the motor and the reel and including an electrically controllable variable torque slip clutch, a servo transducer connected to the swing frame for producing servo input signals corresponding to the position thereof, a servo control system connected between the transducer and the clutch for regulating the torque transmitted by the clutch to maintain the swing frame in a predetermined position, at least one air cylinder connected to the swing frame for counteracting the tension in the cable, and pressure regulating means for supplying a constant air pressure to the cylinder to establish the constant tension in the cable, the servo system and the clutch being effective to produce torque on the reel in an amount sufficient to provide tension in the cable corresponding to the constant force exerted by the air cylinder. The drive train also preferably includes a fail-safe brake operable to its released position by electrical power in common with the servo system, for preventing rotation of the reel if there is a power failure. A shock absorber and biasing springs may also be connected to the swing frame, such springs biasing the frame toward its predetermined position. The tension in the cable may be measured by force measuring devices engageable with the bearings for the reel shaft, such bearings being supported for slight lateral movement. The reel shaft is driven by a Shmidt coupler which accommodates such movement.

Lauritzen, Ted (Lafayette, CA)

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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321

TESTING AND EVALUATION OF SUPERCONDUCTING CABLES FOR THE LHC.  

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As one of the activities of the US-LHC Accelerator Project, BNL is testing short samples of superconducting cables that will be used in the main LHC dipoles and quadrupoles. The purpose of these tests is to verify that the reels of superconducting cables as supplied by the vendors meet the required critical current specifications. The short-sample testing facility and the computer-assisted testing techniques for acquiring the data will be described. We also describe the data analysis, data storage, and data transmission methods.

THOMAS,R.; GHOSH,A.; MCCHESNEY,D.; JAIN,A.

1999-03-29T23:59:59.000Z

322

Amendment to LM-07-12 for Fiber Optic Cable Trenching at the...  

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

Amendment to LM-07-12 for Fiber Optic Cable Trenching at the Westminster, Colorado, Office Amendment to LM-07-12 for Fiber Optic Cable Trenching at the Westminster, Colorado,...

323

Steady-State Heat Transfer in He II through Porous Superconducting Cable Insulation  

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The LHC program includes the study of thermal behavior of the superconducting cables wound in the dipole magnet cooled by superfluid helium (He II). Insulation of these superconducting cables forms the major ... ...

B. J. P. Baudouy; F.-P. Juster; C. Meuris…

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

324

Near field coupling to shielded cable due to switching operation in substation  

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It is vital to study the electromagnetic coupling to shielded cable for improving electromagnetic antiinterference ability of secondary equipment in a substation. As a hybrid of method of moment ... shielded cabl...

Lei Qi; Xiang Cui

2008-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

325

A new concept for test equipment for testing large HV and UHV cables on-site  

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The number of projects involving long and extra long HV and UHV AC cables as well as HVDC cable...Cao et al., 2008; Kabouris et al., 2006). At the same time, operating voltage levels are increasing, accentuating ...

P. Mohaupt; A. Bergman

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

326

ETM (Distribution Network Automation on 10 kV cable line stations...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

ETM (Distribution Network Automation on 10 kV cable line stations) (Smart Grid Project) Jump to: navigation, search Project Name ETM (Distribution Network Automation on 10 kV cable...

327

Measurement of distributed strain due to laying and recovery of submarine optical fiber cable  

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Strain distribution due to cable laying and recovery is measured, using Brillouin optical fiber time domain analysis in a 3.7-km long submarine optical fiber cable. We believe this is...

Kurashima, Toshio; Horiguchi, Tsuneo; Yoshizawa, Nobuyuki; Tada, Hidenobu; Tateda, Mitsuhiro

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

328

Global energy consumption due to friction in passenger cars  

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This study presents calculations on the global fuel energy consumption used to overcome friction in passenger cars in terms of friction in the engine, transmission, tires, and brakes. Friction in tribocontacts was estimated according to prevailing contact mechanisms such as elastohydrodynamic, hydrodynamic, mixed, and boundary lubrication. Coefficients of friction in the tribocontacts were estimated based on available information in the literature on the average passenger car in use today, a car with today’s advanced commercial tribological technology, a car with today’s best advanced technology based upon recent research and development, and a car with the best technology forecasted in the next 10 years. The following conclusions were reached: • In passenger cars, one-third of the fuel energy is used to overcome friction in the engine, transmission, tires, and brakes. The direct frictional losses, with braking friction excluded, are 28% of the fuel energy. In total, 21.5% of the fuel energy is used to move the car. • Worldwide, 208,000 million liters of fuel (gasoline and diesel) was used in 2009 to overcome friction in passenger cars. This equals 360 million tonne oil equivalent per year (Mtoe/a) or 7.3 million TJ/a. Reductions in frictional losses will lead to a threefold improvement in fuel economy as it will reduce both the exhaust and cooling losses also at the same ratio. • Globally, one passenger car uses on average of 340 l of fuel per year to overcome friction, which would cost 510 euros according to the average European gas price in 2011 and corresponds to an average driving distance of 13,000 km/a. • By taking advantage of new technology for friction reduction in passenger cars, friction losses could be reduced by 18% in the short term (5–10 years) and by 61% in the long term (15–25 years). This would equal worldwide economic savings of 174,000 million euros and 576,000 million euros, respectively; fuel savings of 117,000 million and 385,000 million liters, respectively; and CO2 emission reduction of 290 million and 960 million tonnes, respectively. • The friction-related energy losses in an electric car are estimated to be only about half those of an internal combustion passenger car. Potential actions to reduce friction in passenger cars include the use of advanced coatings and surface texturing technology on engine and transmission components, new low-viscosity and low-shear lubricants and additives, and tire designs that reduce rolling friction.

Kenneth Holmberg; Peter Andersson; Ali Erdemir

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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History of the FreedomCAR Environmental Science and Health Impacts...  

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History of the FreedomCAR Environmental Science and Health Impacts Activity History of the FreedomCAR Environmental Science and Health Impacts Activity 2004 Diesel Engine Emissions...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - aluminum cars Sample Search Results  

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Sample search results for: aluminum cars Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 ORNLTM-1999157 ENERGY DIVISION Summary: aluminum content in passenger cars. General Motors is increasing...

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Aalborg Universitet Line Differential Protection Scheme Modelling for Underground 420 kV Cable Systems  

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system transients, transmission cable systems, protection and HVDC-VSC. E-mail: clb@et.aau.dk. desired

Bak, Claus Leth

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Modeling and Simulation of Series DC Motors in Electric Car  

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Abstract The objective of this paper is assessing use of series DC motor in electric car with its rotation speed controller, and evaluating its performances when different running cases of electric car with different loads. The mathematical equations model of series DC motor and electronic inverter in dynamic state with reference frame d – q were considered. Computer model of these equations was implemented using MATLAB/SIMPOWER facilities obtaining a complete model for motor and controller. Series DC motor is considered and its parameters were used for simulation. The electronic controller operates based on PWM control technique. Simulation of series DC motor performances was conducted within presumptions of changing car load and different resistant torques. Changing loads was realised changing number of passengers when electric car is running on normal streets, when running on streets with slope, when car is accelerate to reach a stead speed and when car is changing speed rigidly and suddenly running on country road having some holes and small slopes. Some conclusions and remarks about performances and behaviour of series DC motor were concluded. The simulated series DC motor was tested and mounted experimentally in a small truck car in Faculty of Mechanical & Electrical Engineering at Damascus University.

Zeina Bitar; Samih Al Jabi; Imad Khamis

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modelling future private car energy demand in Ireland  

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Targeted measures influencing vehicle technology are increasingly a tool of energy policy makers within the EU as a means of meeting energy efficiency, renewable energy, climate change and energy security goals. This paper develops the modelling capacity for analysing and evaluating such legislation, with a focus on private car energy demand. We populate a baseline car stock and car activity model for Ireland to 2025 using historical car stock data. The model takes account of the lifetime survival profile of different car types, the trends in vehicle activity over the fleet and the fuel price and income elasticities of new car sales and total fleet activity. The impacts of many policy alternatives may only be simulated by such a bottom-up approach, which can aid policy development and evaluation. The level of detail achieved provides specific insights into the technological drivers of energy consumption, thus aiding planning for meeting climate targets. This paper focuses on the methodology and baseline scenario. Baseline results for Ireland forecast a decline in private car energy demand growth (0.2%, compared with 4% in the period 2000–2008), caused by the relative growth in fleet efficiency compared with activity.

Hannah E. Daly; Brian P. Ó Gallachóir

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PARTIAL DISCHARGE TESTING OF DEFECTIVE THREE-PHASE PILC CABLE UNDER RATED CONDITIONS  

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PARTIAL DISCHARGE TESTING OF DEFECTIVE THREE-PHASE PILC CABLE UNDER RATED CONDITIONS J. A. Hunter 1 lifespan. An increase in the failure rates of paper insulated lead covered (PILC) cables that make up is to document the effects of mechanical stress on the generation of partial discharge (PD) for cables of PILC

Southampton, University of

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Communications Copper Horizontal Cable 27 15 13-1 SECTION 27 15 13  

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Communications Copper Horizontal Cable 27 15 13-1 SECTION 27 15 13 COMMUNICATIONS COPPER HORIZONTAL of category copper horizontal cable. B. The cable performance (category 5e, category 6A) shall be as specified 20 Copper Testing 5. 27 11 19 Communications Terminations Blocks and Patch Panels 6. 27 15 43

Dawson, Clint N.

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Defining potential mechanisms by which Cables is lost in ovarian cancer  

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...Defining potential mechanisms by which Cables is lost in ovarian cancer Sakamoto Hideo...Assoc Cancer Res, Volume 47, 2006] 1547 Cables is a novel cyclin-dependent kinase...maps to human chromosome 18q11-12. Cables appears to be primarily involved in cell...

Sakamoto Hideo; Rosemary Foster; Michael V. Seiden; Esther Oliva; Daniel C. Chung; Maureen P. Lynch; Lawrence R. Zukerberg; Bo R. Rueda

2006-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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High-Temperature Superconducting Cable Testing Gregory S. Boebinger, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory  

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High-Temperature Superconducting Cable Testing Gregory S. Boebinger, National High Magnetic Field-Temperature Superconducting (HTS) Cables are desirable for application in large high-field magnets (>20 T), especially when). Of the three HTS magnet cable concepts emerging, the Conductor On Round Core was the first that was tested

Weston, Ken

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The writhing of circular cross–section rods: undersea cables to DNA supercoils  

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...circular cross-section rods: undersea cables to DNA supercoils D. M. Stump 1 W...tension and torque, such as undersea cables, and to closed loops with inserted twist...circular cross-section rods: undersea cables to DNA supercoils By D. M. Stump1...

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Over-expression of Cables 1 induces apoptosis in gynecological cancer cells  

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...San Diego, CA Over-expression of Cables 1 induces apoptosis in gynecological cancer...Apr 12-16, 2008; San Diego, CA 2604 Cables 1 is a cyclin-dependent kinase binding...previously reported that loss of nuclear Cables 1 expression was observed with high frequency...

Hideo Sakamoto; Maureen Lynch; Rosemary Foster; Lawrence Zukerberg; Bo Rueda

2008-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Finite Element Analysis of TDR Cable-Grout-Soil Mass Interaction During Localized Shearing  

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1 Finite Element Analysis of TDR Cable-Grout-Soil Mass Interaction During Localized Shearing By J and laboratory measurement of Time Domain Reflectometry (TDR) cable-grout response to analyze the interaction between the cable, grout, and surrounding soil mass during localized shearing. Finite element (FE) model

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Cable-Piliated Burkholderia cepaciaBinds to Cytokeratin 13 of Epithelial Cells  

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...ARTICLE MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR PATHOGENESIS Cable-Piliated Burkholderia cepacia Binds to...Canada. This strain expresses surface cable (Cbl) pili and is thought to be the major...epithelial cell (BEC) protein that binds cable pilus-positive B. cepacia. N-terminal...

Umadevi S. Sajjan; Francisco A. Sylvester; Janet F. Forstner

2000-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Superconducting Cables for a.c. and d.c. Power Transmission  

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...1973 research-article Superconducting Cables for a.c. and d.c. Power Transmission...power transmission lines. Some present cables are water cooled to increase their current...both a.c. and d.c. superconducting cables are described, with particular attention...

1973-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Failure of simian virus 40 small t antigen to disorganize actin cables in nonpermissive cell lines.  

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...40 small t antigen to disorganize actin cables in nonpermissive cell lines. B Phillips...the clones had highly organized actin cables, as did parental 10T1/2 cells infected...40 small t antigen to disorganize actin cables in nonpermissive cell lines. | Mouse...

B Phillips; K Rundell

1988-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effort on Developing Cabled Ocean Observatories Research Assitant, Institute of Mechatronics Control Engineering, Zhejiang University  

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Effort on Developing Cabled Ocean Observatories in China Yanhu Chen Research Assitant, Institute and Resources Engineering, University of Hawaii Abstract Cabled ocean observatory that enables abundant power cabled ocean observatories to support ocean scientific research in China, Zhejiang University has been

Frandsen, Jannette B.

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Cables 1 gene inactivation is associated with human ovarian cancer development  

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...Apr 14-18, 2007; Los Angeles, CA Cables 1 gene inactivation is associated with...14-18, 2007; Los Angeles, CA 3682 Cables 1 is a cyclin-dependent kinase binding...regulation and cell proliferation. Loss of Cables 1 expression is observed in many human...

Hideo Sakamoto; Anne Friel; Lankai Guo; Ana Ilic; Michael Seiden; Maureen Lynch; Rosemary Foster; Lawrence Zukerberg; Bo Rueda

2007-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A rental car strategy for commercialization of hydrogen in Florida  

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This article proposes a hydrogen rental-car strategy for transitioning from fleets to consumers in Orlando, Florida. Orlando is the No. 1 tourist destination in the United States, but most car renters visit only a few destinations. A hydrogen rental-car fleet serving this cluster of destinations could provide visitors with a positive first exposure to hydrogen vehicles with minimal commitment, creating hydrogen advocates and potential early adopters in their home regions. The rental-car business combines the logistical advantages of a fleet operation with outreach to many consumers. A hydrogen-powered rental-car fleet at the Orlando International Airport could provide guaranteed demand, supporting an initial rollout of refueling stations. We surveyed 435 rental-car customers in Orlando to understand the idea from the consumer point of view. We analyzed the bundles of destinations visited by the respondents and found that only three stations—an existing station at the Orlando International Airport plus new stations near the theme parks and in downtown Orlando—could serve 64% of renters. Half of all respondents indicated a willingness to pay more to rent a hydrogen car, and this subset of customers ranked the ability to use a pollution-free car as the most important factor in their decision. We then identify the major barriers to a hydrogen rental-car business model from the corporate point of view and propose a number of potential solutions. The most significant barrier appears to be the fleet purchase costs, which we think can be offset by the benefits of free media coverage and contained by beginning with converted internal-combustion vehicles and converting eventually to fuel-cell vehicles. We also outline possible synergies with NASA, Disney, refueling stations, manufacturers and state government.

Lee Lines; Michael Kuby; Ronald Schultz; James Clancy; Zhixiao Xie

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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High-speed rail with emerging automobiles and aircraft can reduce environmental impacts in California's future  

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Sustainable mobility policy for long-distance transportation services should consider emerging automobiles and aircraft as well as infrastructure and supply chain life-cycle effects in the assessment of new high-speed rail systems. Using the California corridor, future automobiles, high-speed rail and aircraft long-distance travel are evaluated, considering emerging fuel-efficient vehicles, new train designs and the possibility that the region will meet renewable electricity goals. An attributional per passenger-kilometer-traveled life-cycle inventory is first developed including vehicle, infrastructure and energy production components. A consequential life-cycle impact assessment is then established to evaluate existing infrastructure expansion against the construction of a new high-speed rail system. The results show that when using the life-cycle assessment framework, greenhouse gas footprints increase significantly and human health and environmental damage potentials may be dominated by indirect and supply chain components. The environmental payback is most sensitive to the number of automobile trips shifted to high-speed rail, and for greenhouse gases is likely to occur in 20–30 years. A high-speed rail system that is deployed with state-of-the-art trains, electricity that has met renewable goals, and in a configuration that endorses high ridership will provide significant environmental benefits over existing modes. Opportunities exist for reducing the long-distance transportation footprint by incentivizing large automobile trip shifts, meeting clean electricity goals and reducing material production effects.

Mikhail Chester; Arpad Horvath

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Students Earn Street Cred With the EcoCAR Challenge | Department of Energy  

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Students Earn Street Cred With the EcoCAR Challenge Students Earn Street Cred With the EcoCAR Challenge Students Earn Street Cred With the EcoCAR Challenge Addthis EcoCAR Challenge Finish Line Event 1 of 8 1 of 8 EcoCAR Challenge Finish Line Event 1 of 8 US Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu talks shop with members of the West Virginia EcoCAR team. Image: Energy Department Image | Photo by Charles Watkins, Contractor EcoCAR Challenge Finish Line Event2 of 8 2 of 8 EcoCAR Challenge Finish Line Event2 of 8 Secretary Steven Chu discusses the EcoCAR Challenge during the 'Finish Line' event held at the US Department of Energy headquarters in Washington, DC. Image: Energy Department Image | Photo by Charles Watkins, Contractor EcoCAR Challenge Finish Line Event 3 of 8 3 of 8 EcoCAR Challenge Finish Line Event 3 of 8

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Magnetic instabilities in Nb3Sn strands and cables  

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This paper describes a model for calculation of magnetic instabilities in superconducting wires with transport current and reports results of instability simulations in Nb{sub 3}Sn strands from different manufactures. The effect of magnetic instabilities on the strand and cable performance is presented and a criterion for the maximum effective sub-element size of strands for high field magnets is formulated.

Kashikhim, Vadim V.; Zlobin, Alexander V.; /Fermilab

2004-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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FEM Analysis of Nb-Sn Rutherford-type Cables  

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An important part of superconducting accelerator magnet work is the conductor. To produce magnetic fields larger than 10 T, brittle conductors are typically used. For instance, for Nb{sub 3}Sn the original round wire, in the form of a composite of Copper, Niobium and Tin, is assembled into a so-called Rutherford-type cable, which is used to wind the magnet. The magnet is then subjected to a high temperature heat treatment to produce the chemical reactions that make the material superconducting. At this stage the superconductor is brittle and its superconducting properties sensitive to strain. This work is based on the development of a 2D finite element model, which simulates the mechanical behavior of Rutherford-type cable before heat treatment. The model was applied to a number of different cable architectures. To validate a critical criterion adopted into the single Nb-Sn wire analysis, the results of the model were compared with those measured experimentally on cable cross sections.

Barzi, Emanuela; Gallo, Giuseppe; Neri, Paolo; /Fermilab

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Large deflection of cantilever rod pulled by cable  

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Abstract The large deflection of an elastic cantilever rod pulled by cable is analyzing in terms of the Jacobi elliptical functions. The problem is reduced to solution of a system of two transcendental equations which allow defining six different problems. All these problems are discussions and illustrated with graphs of equilibrium shapes and tables providing some reference numerical values.

Milan Batista

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Moisture-Driven Deterioration and Abrasion of Concrete Sleeper Rail Seats Submitted for publication in the proceedings of the  

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in the proceedings of the 9th World Congress on Railway Research 1 February 2011 John C. Zeman1 , Ryan G. Kernes2 , J and Environmental Engineering University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 205 N. Mathews Ave., Urbana, IL 61801 Fax is the degradation of the concrete underneath the rail and results in problems such as wide gauge, insufficient rail

Barkan, Christopher P.L.

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Hardware-in-the-Loop Testing of Electronically-Controlled Common-Rail Systems for Marine Diesel Engine  

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Tougher legislation on exhaust emissions reduction, more power and mobility and less fuel consumption, has led to stronger call for the electronic engine control units for marine diesel engines. Electronically-controlled common-rail systems for marine ... Keywords: Marine Diesel Engine, Common Rail System, Engine Controller Unit, Hardware-in-the-loop Testing, Simulation Interface Toolkit

Jiadong Zhou; Guangyao Ouyang; Minghe Wang

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Laser Glazing of Railroad Rail Materials Procedure R & D Zhiyue Xu and Claude B. Reed  

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Glazing of Railroad Rail Materials Glazing of Railroad Rail Materials Procedure R & D Zhiyue Xu and Claude B. Reed Laser Applications Laboratory Argonne National Laboratory Argonne, Illinois November 15, 2001 Outline * R & D work on further improving ANL's laser glazing technique - Goals ----faster & better surface finish * Preliminary feasibility study on using laser to heal the service-cracked rails Experimental Setup 1.6 kW Pulsed Nd:YAG laser with fiber-optic beam delivery & optics Nitrogen @ 50 CFH as shielding gas Rotational stage A wheel being laser-glazed Recent Procedure R&D Focusing on Increasing Processing Speed and Smoothening Surface Smoother surface by avoiding deep surface melting by lower laser power density and faster feeding. Old procedure New procedure Faster processing speed by

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Tips for Planning, Building, and Testing a Model Car  

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Tips for Planning, Building, and Testing Your Lithium- Ion Battery Powered Car CONTENTS: ï‚¢ Teacher Overview ï‚¢ What Teachers Can Do To Help ï‚¢ Student Design Plan ï‚¢ Brainstorming ï‚¢ Materials ï‚¢ Chassis Design ï‚¢ Transmission ï‚¢ Gear Ratio ï‚¢ Wheels and Bearings ï‚¢ Battery ï‚¢ Testing ï‚¢ Trouble Shooting TEACHER OVERVIEW ï‚¢ The Lithium-ion battery powered car competition is designed to be an engineering challenge for middle school students. ï‚¢ Students will be exploring the following concepts while planning, building and testing their cars: ï‚— Alternative energy sources ï‚— Engineering design ï‚— Aerodynamics ï‚— Force and motion ï‚— Teamwork ï‚— Problem solving ï‚¢ Teams who do not have a completed car at the

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EcoCAR Challenge: Finish Line | Department of Energy  

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EcoCAR Challenge: Finish Line EcoCAR Challenge: Finish Line EcoCAR Challenge: Finish Line Addthis Description The EcoCAR Challenege is a competition that challenges participating students from across North America to re-engineer a vehicle donated by General Motors. With the goal of minimizing the vehicle's fuel consumption and emissions, while maintaining its utility, safety and performance, teams had to find the best combination of cutting-edge technologies to meet these objectives. Speakers Secretary Steven Chu; MIchael Bly, Lynn Gnatt, Carlos Cubero-Ponce, Ryan Melsert, Eric Schacht, Andrew Eldridge, Duration 4:23 Topic Alternative Fuel Vehicles Fuel Economy Batteries Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Credit Energy Department Video (Music.) LYNN GANTT (Virginia Tech): There are 16 universities that compete in the

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Virginia Tech Wins EcoCAR Competition | Department of Energy  

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Virginia Tech Wins EcoCAR Competition Virginia Tech Wins EcoCAR Competition Virginia Tech Wins EcoCAR Competition June 17, 2011 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, D.C. - On Thursday evening a team of students from Virginia Tech University learned they received top honors when they were named the overall winners of EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge after designing and building an extended-range electric vehicle (EREV) using E85 (ethanol). Virginia Tech competed against 15 other universities to take home the top prize of the three-year competition sponsored by the Department of Energy and General Motors. This unique competition helps train students and engineers to become the next generation of workers the U.S. needs to lead the global auto industry. "The ingenuity and dedication shown by the students of Virginia Tech in

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Students race lithium ion battery powered cars in Pantex competition |  

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race lithium ion battery powered cars in Pantex competition | race lithium ion battery powered cars in Pantex competition | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > NNSA Blog > Students race lithium ion battery powered cars ... Students race lithium ion battery powered cars in Pantex competition Posted By Greg Cunningham, Pantex Public Affairs

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EcoCAR Challenge Profile: Virginia Tech | Department of Energy  

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Challenge Profile: Virginia Tech Challenge Profile: Virginia Tech EcoCAR Challenge Profile: Virginia Tech Addthis Description Since childhood, Lynn Gantt has had a deep seeded passion for cars and the mechanics that drive them. The Virginia native spent his weekends rebuilding antique tractors with his dad to race at tractor pulls across the state, and now the Virginia Tech graduate student is the proud team co-leader of Virginia Tech's EcoCAR Challenge team -- the winners of the three-year long competition, as announced last night at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C.. Speakers Lynn Gantt Duration 1:43 Topic Alternative Fuel Vehicles Fuel Economy Batteries Consumption Credit Energy Department Video LYNN GANTT: My name is Lynn Gantt and I'm the team leader for the Virginia Tech EcoCAR team.

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EcoCar Students Spread the Word | Department of Energy  

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EcoCar Students Spread the Word EcoCar Students Spread the Word EcoCar Students Spread the Word June 16, 2011 - 11:34am Addthis Shannon Brescher Shea Communications Manager, Clean Cities Program "If you build it, they will come" is a mantra that might be well suited for rural sporting venues, but the organizers behind the EcoCAR competition realize that in the commercial sector, merely producing a finely tuned product often isn't enough to make it successful. That's why along with challenging students to re-engineer a donated vehicle to minimize gas consumption and emissions while maintaining consumer acceptability, they've made outreach and education key components of the competition. Whether they're speaking to policy makers or elementary school students, each of the teams have worked to convey the benefits of advanced technology

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Rockets 2 Race Cars Teacher Program at Kentucky Speedway (NASA)  

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Register here. Go Green Edition / The Heat is ON! Get your students revved up about science, technology, engineering and mathematics with NASA's Rockets 2 Race Cars STEM Education program....

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EcoCAR Challenge Georgia Institute of Technology  

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EcoCAR Challenge Georgia Institute of Technology Outreach Report Date: 11/09/2010 #12;11/9/2010 2 plan on leveraging our media contacts, GM sponsors, and Atlanta Clean Cities sponsors to potentially

Houston, Paul L.

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Fact #849: December 1, 2014 Midsize Hybrid Cars Averaged 51%...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

832: August 4, 2014 Over Half of the Refueling Stations in the U.S. and Canada Sell Diesel Fuel - Dataset ATVM Technical Support Document Fact 847: November 17, 2014 Cars were...

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Electric car batteries: Avoiding the environmental drawbacks via alternative technologies  

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In this article, we address the question of whether air pollution resulting from the pyrometallurgical winning, recycling, and casting of lead for car batteries is a serious threat to the environmental acceptabil...

Hans Warlimont Dr.rer.nat.; Marco Olper

1996-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electric Cars Coming to Former Delaware GM Plant | Department...  

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"Another reason we chose the site is because it can be very difficult and expensive to train workers to build world-class cars. The team over there had won several awards, so...

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Addiction to car use and dynamic elasticity measures in France  

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mileage travelled by French households with their personal cars, defining their automobility. To feature-price and income elasticities of household automobility, for both the short and the long runs. Keywords

Boyer, Edmond

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3D Printed Car at the International Manufacturing Technology...  

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Courtesy of Local Motors Carbon Fiber Pellets 4 of 6 Carbon Fiber Pellets Pellets of plastic mixed with carbon fiber were used in the production process of the 3D-printed car....

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On the road performance simulation of hydrogen and hybrid cars  

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An assessment is made of on-the-road performance, for a pure hydrogen fuel cell car, a pure battery operated car, and a hydrogen fuel cell-battery hybrid car. The tool used for this study is the modular software-package ADVISOR [Markel T, et al. ADVISOR. J Power Sources 2002; 110:255–66], which is well tested and offers a range of simple, parametrized sub-models or more detailed physical models for the fuel cell stack, the batteries, the electric motor, the exhaust control, the transmission and entire power train including controls and control strategies. The basis configurations of the cars modelled is characterized by high energy efficiency, before adding a fuel cell and electric motor also of high conversion efficiencies. Preceding the presentation of results, the best way to characterize energy efficiency is discussed.

Bent Sørensen

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EcoCAR 2 Competition: Meet the Teams Part III  

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The EcoCAR 2 finale starts tomorrow! Meet five of the student teams that are designing and integrating vehicle powertrains that lower the environmental impact of a Chevrolet Malibu without compromising performance, safety and consumer acceptability.

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Printing a Car: A Team Effort in Innovation  

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Oak Ridge National Lab's work with Local Motors to build a 3D-printed car was highlighted at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in September 2014 with a live demonstration.

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Table 10. Estimated rail transportation rates for coal, basin to state, STB dat  

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Estimated rail transportation rates for coal, basin to state, STB data" Estimated rail transportation rates for coal, basin to state, STB data" ,,"Real Dollars per Ton",,,,,,,,,,"Annual Percent Change" "Basin","Destination State",2001,2002,2003,2004,2005,2006,2007,2008,2009,," 2001-2009"," 2008-2009" "Northern Appalachian Basin","Delaware"," W"," W"," $16.45"," $14.29"," W"," -"," W"," W"," -",," -"," -" "Northern Appalachian Basin","Florida"," $21.45"," W"," W"," W"," W"," $28.57"," W"," W"," W",," W"," W"

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Microsoft Word - Rail Topic Group Conference Call Summary_May 17-2004rev-2 .doc  

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Department of Energy Department of Energy Transportation External Coordination Working Group (TEC) Rail Topic Group Conference Call Monday, May 17, 2004 Summary: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Transportation External Coordination Working Group (TEC) Rail Topic Group held a conference call on Monday, May 17, 2004. Steven Hamp, DOE- National Transportation Program - Albuquerque, led the discussion. Other participants included Kevin Blackwell (Federal Railroad Administration, Peter Bolton (Booz-Allen and Hamilton), Robert Fronczak (American Association of Railroads), Roger Mulder (Texas Energy Conservation Office), Ken Niles (Western Interstate Energy Board), Ellen Ott (DOE-Office of General Council), Phillip Paull (Council of State Governments-Eastern Regional Conference),

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One step closer to the efficient management of speed-related rail incidents  

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This paper aims to shed light on frequent and recurring rail-related excess speed incidents observed in the largest railway company in Paris, France, the RATP. Based on internal examples in the RATP transportation rail system, we will identify, by means of a return-on experience method, the main causes behind these incidents. The causes may be of a diverse nature and, if identified, can facilitate the analysis of each speed-related incident. This study, therefore, aims to demonstrate how to better address and efficiently manage such incidents with a view to revealing the dysfunctional elements within the system, deal with them efficiently and, thus, reduce their frequency and scale.

Cheila Duarte Colardelle; Jacques Valancogne; Stephanie Fond

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Performance of reduced wall EPR insulated medium voltage power cables. Pat 1: Electrical characteristics  

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Paper insulated lead covered cables (PILC) have had a long and successful heritage. After almost 100 years, this design of cable is still in operation and continues to be manufactured. However, utilities are now looking for a reliable replacement for PILC cables. This is due to two primary reasons: (1) difficulty in installing and maintaining this type of cable and (2) increasing pressure to replace these cables due to environmental concerns. To date diameter limitations of conventional extruded dielectric cables has impeded their replacement in existing PILC conduits. This paper describes a study for the evaluation for reliably reducing the insulation thickness to achieve a lower diameter cable to effectively replace PILC cable in existing conduits. Part 1 of the investigation reviews the theory of insulation wall determination and the test program carried out to evaluate electrical performance of reduced wall EPR cables. Additionally, cable design concepts and constructions are discussed. In Part 2 the mechanical performance on conventional and reduced wall EPR insulated cables are evaluated. This is reported in a separate paper.

Cinquemani, P.L.; Wen, Y.; Kuchta, F.L.; Doench, C. [Pirelli Cable Corp., Lexington, SC (United States)] [Pirelli Cable Corp., Lexington, SC (United States)

1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

375

Ac loss reduction of multilayer superconducting power transmission cables by using narrow  

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The ac loss characteristics of coated conductors are dominated by the magnetic field component normal to their superconductor layer. Multilayer cables as well as monolayer cables consisting of 4 mm-wide coated conductors (named 4 mm cables) and those consisting of 2 mm-wide coated conductors (named 2 mm cables) were designed, and numerical electromagnetic field analyses were performed in their cross sections to calculate their ac losses. Trapezoidal lateral critical current density Jc distributions with shoulders as well as uniform ones were assumed in coated conductors for the analyses. The former models the degraded Jc near the edges of coated conductors. In the case of the monolayer, the calculated ac losses of the 2 mm cables were comparable to those of the 4 mm cables. In the cases of the multilayers, the calculated ac losses of the 2 mm cables were obviously less than those of the 4 mm cables. The degraded Jc near the edges of coated conductors more seriously affects the ac loss characteristics of the 2 mm cables than those of the 4 mm cables. However, even if we consider the influence of the degraded Jc near the edges of coated conductors, 2 mm-wide coated conductors are more profitable than 4 mm-wide coated conductors in multilayer cables from the viewpoint of ac loss reduction.

Naoyuki Amemiya; Quan Li; Kaoru Ito; Katsutoku Takeuchi; Taketsune Nakamura; Takeshi Okuma

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

376

AC loss characteristics of superconducting power transmission cables: gap effect and  

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Four groups of superconducting power transmission cables composed of coated conductors with 4.0 mm width and 2 µm superconductor thickness have been designed, including mono-layer, two-layer, four-layer and six-layer cables. In each group, three types of cables have been constructed with gaps of different size between adjacent coated conductors, which are classified into small gap, medium gap and large gap. Moreover, different lateral critical current density (Jc) distributions, specifically a uniform distribution and a trapezoidal distribution with a sloping shoulder, have been assumed while calculating the AC losses of these cables numerically by using a one-dimensional FEM model. Numerical results show that AC losses in mono-layer cables are significantly influenced by gaps between coated conductors as well as lateral Jc distribution, while cables with many layers are hardly affected by them. This proves that small gaps between coated conductors are not absolutely essential to reduce AC losses in multi-layer cables, and a sloping shoulder of the Jc distribution is more allowable in multi-layer cables than in mono-layer cables. The AC loss distributions among layers in six-layer cables are presented and the reasons for different influences of the gap as well as the lateral Jc distribution in mono-layer and multi-layer cables are discussed.

Quan Li; Naoyuki Amemiya; Katsutoku Takeuchi; Taketsune Nakamura; Noboru Fujiwara

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

377

Modeling demand for electric vehicles: the effect of car users' attitudes and perceptions  

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electric cars and petrol-driven ones and in particular which include the respondents' own cars to electric cars on vehicle preferences. Opinion and perception data are also collected to capture the impact) and currently, few charging stations and infrastructures are available. The electric car user is hence compelled

Bierlaire, Michel

378

Concept of actuation and control for the EO smart connecting car (EO scc)  

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This paper describes the mechanical structure, electrical layout and control concept of the four-wheeled electric vehicle EO smart connecting car (EO scc). This car is able to change its shape, a feature provided by a foldable chassis, which also allows ... Keywords: car docking, drive by-wire, extended maneuverability, modular electric car, morphology, road train, wheel hub motor

Michael Jahn; Martin Schröer; Yong-Ho Yoo; Mehmed Yüksel; Frank Kirchner

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

379

Design and PHILS-based Transient Analysis of a Tri-axial HTS Power Cable  

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Abstract Tri-axial high-temperature superconducting (HTS) power cables are very efficient compared with other HTS power cables due to their reduced use of HTS wires and cryogenic surface area, resulting from the mutually layered structure of the three phases. However, the operating characteristics of tri-axial HTS power cables differ from other cables in a transient-state condition. In order to install HTS power cables in a real grid, feasibility verification through simulation or experimentation is required in advance. Thus, the authors design a tri-axial HTS power cable and implement a power hardware-in-the-loop simulation that consists of a real time digital simulator-based simulation model and hardware devices including a power supply and a 1 m-long tri-axial HTS model cable. Simulation results show the stability verification under steady-state and transient-state conditions.

Sun-Kyoung Ha; Chang-Soon Kim; Sung-Kyu Kim; Minh-Chau Dinh; Jin-Geun Kim; Minwon Park; In-Keun Yu; Sangjin Lee; Kideok Sim

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fact #827: June 30, 2014 Share of Import Cars Declines to less than 30% of Car Sales in 2013  

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In 1970, about 15% of all cars sold were imported (built outside of North America) and about 5% of all light trucks sold were imported. These import shares grew during the 1970’s and the early 1980...

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Fact #849: December 1, 2014 Midsize Hybrid Cars Averaged 51% Better Fuel Economy than Midsize Non-Hybrid Cars in 2014  

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For the 2014 model year, midsize hybrid cars averaged 43.4 miles per gallon (mpg) while midsize non-hybrid cars averaged 28.7 mpg; the difference between the two has narrowed due to the rising...

382

Freeways and Free Speech, Rail Cars and Rancheras: Geographic and Linguistic Mobility in Contemporary Mexican and Mexican-American Cultural Production  

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as the possibility that one can make the journey, and without great travail. This freedom has become especially pronounced since the advent of the automobile. Mike Featherstone, in his introduction to Automobilities, draws attention to the sense of autonomy provided... and progress have become intertwined in the American psyche, as Cotten Seiler in A Republic of Drivers: A Cultural History of Automobility in America notes. For Seiler, the US narrates itself ever “in forward motion” and concerns itself with this movement...

Postma, Regan Lee

2011-08-31T23:59:59.000Z

383

Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers | Open Energy Information  

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Cable Telecommunications Engineers Cable Telecommunications Engineers Jump to: navigation, search Logo: SCTE Name SCTE Address 140 Philips Rd Place Exton, Pennsylvania Zip 19341 Region Northeast - NY NJ CT PA Area Number of employees 11-50 Year founded 1969 Phone number 610-363-6888 Website http://www.scte.org/ Coordinates 40.0634614°, -75.6439227° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":40.0634614,"lon":-75.6439227,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

384

Electronic scraps - Recovering of valuable materials from parallel wire cables  

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Every year, the number of discarded electro-electronic products is increasing. For this reason recycling is needed, to avoid wasting non-renewable natural resources. The objective of this work is to study the recycling of materials from parallel wire cable through unit operations of mineral processing. Parallel wire cables are basically composed of polymer and copper. The following unit operations were tested: grinding, size classification, dense medium separation, electrostatic separation, scrubbing, panning, and elutriation. It was observed that the operations used obtained copper and PVC concentrates with a low degree of cross contamination. It was concluded that total liberation of the materials was accomplished after grinding to less than 3 mm, using a cage mill. Separation using panning and elutriation presented the best results in terms of recovery and cross contamination.

Pinheiro Bezerra de Araujo, Mishene Christie [Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Escola Politecnica, University of Sao Paulo, Av Prof. Mello Moraes 2464, Sao Paulo 05508-900 (Brazil); Pinto Chaves, Arthur [Department of Mining and Petroleum Engineering, Escola Politecnica, University of Sao Paulo, Av Prof. Mello Moraes 2373, Sao Paulo 05508-900 (Brazil); Crocce Romano Espinosa, Denise [Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Escola Politecnica, University of Sao Paulo, Av Prof. Mello Moraes 2464, Sao Paulo 05508-900 (Brazil); Tenorio, Jorge Alberto Soares [Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Escola Politecnica, University of Sao Paulo, Av Prof. Mello Moraes 2464, Sao Paulo 05508-900 (Brazil)], E-mail: jtenorio@usp.br

2008-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

385

Cable Hot Shorts and Circuit Analysis in Fire Risk Assessment  

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Under existing methods of probabilistic risk assessment (PRA), the analysis of fire-induced circuit faults has typically been conducted on a simplistic basis. In particular, those hot-short methodologies that have been applied remain controversial in regards to the scope of the assessments, the underlying methods, and the assumptions employed. To address weaknesses in fire PRA methodologies, the USNRC has initiated a fire risk analysis research program that includes a task for improving the tools for performing circuit analysis. The objective of this task is to obtain a better understanding of the mechanisms linking fire-induced cable damage to potentially risk-significant failure modes of power, control, and instrumentation cables. This paper discusses the current status of the circuit analysis task.

LaChance, Jeffrey; Nowlen, Steven P.; Wyant, Frank

1999-05-19T23:59:59.000Z

386

On the Relative Speed of the Electric Wave through Submarine Cables of Different Lengths, and a Unit of Speed for Comparing Electric Cables by Bisecting the Electric Wave.  

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...1862-1863 research-article On the Relative Speed of the Electric Wave through Submarine Cables of Different Lengths, and a Unit of Speed for Comparing Electric Cables by Bisecting the Electric Wave. Cromwell F. Varley The Royal Society is collaborating...

1862-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

387

Proceedings of the ASME 2012 Joint Rail Conference April 17-19, 2012, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA  

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Proceedings of the ASME 2012 Joint Rail Conference JRC2012 April 17-19, 2012, Philadelphia, and Debakanta Mishra3 Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering University of Illinois at Urbana characteristics, foundation type, ballast settlement from fouling and/or degradation, as well as fill and subgrade

388

Simulating calculations and optimization design of a new HVDC supply power for light rail system  

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such a complex system, taking into account vehicle motion and HVDC electrical distribution. Then, an optimizationSimulating calculations and optimization design of a new HVDC supply power for light rail system Rémi Vial, Delphine Riu, Nicolas Retière Grenoble Electrical Engineering Laboratory, 38402 Saint

Boyer, Edmond

389

Injection Control Research on High Pressure Common Rail Diesel Engine Based on MPC5554  

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Based on new generation MCU MPC5554, new hardware for injection control was designed in this paper. The features of MPC5554 and the ¡®Peak & Hold' drive method for injection solenoids were introduced. The performance of eTPU module in MPC5554 was ... Keywords: Diesel Engine, Common Rail System, Injection Control, MPC5554, eTPU

Chong Luo; Ming Zhou; Shao-Jie Liu

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Christopher T. Rapp, Marcus S. Dersch, J. Riley Edwards 2013 Joint Rail Conference  

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of Experimentation · Testing Background ­ Laboratory Experimentation · July 2012 Field Instrumentation ­ TLV Based Tactile Surface Sensors (MBTSS) · Measure magnitude and distribution of pressure at the concrete of Concrete Crosstie Rail Seats MBTSS Testing Background · Proven feasibility for use on concrete crosstie

Barkan, Christopher P.L.

391

Rail costs and capital adjustments in a quasi-regulated environment  

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This paper reports on results obtained from estimation of a rail cost function using a pooled time-series cross section of Class I U.S. railroads for the period 1973-1986. Based on the results of this cost function, an ...

Friedlaender, Ann Fetter

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

392

Evaluation of sight distance as a criterion for prioritizing rail-highway intersections in Texas  

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for its effects on the overall ranking of the rail-highway intersections. A state hazard index was chosen from a state-of-the-practice review with which to compare the current and revised Texas Priority Indices. Finally, the effectiveness of each...

Pecheux, Kelley Klaver

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

393

Development of Improved Traveler Survey Methods for High-Speed Intercity Passenger Rail Planning  

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High-speed passenger rail is seen by many in the U.S. transportation policy and planning communities as an ideal solution for fast, safe, and resource-efficient mobility in high-demand intercity corridors. To expand the body of knowledge for high...

Sperry, Benjamin

2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

394

The Role of Peer Review Panels in High Speed Rail Studies  

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The Role of Peer Review Panels in High Speed Rail Studies Frank S. Koppelman Prof. Emeritus of Civil and Environmental Engineering Northwestern University #12;Peer Review · Widely used in all areas of science, technology and engineering. · Long history of peer reviews for ­ Paper review ­ Solicited

Bustamante, Fabián E.

395

Demand for hybrid car in Indian metro cities  

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The depleting stock of fossil fuels, environmental problems, and global warming are today's major concerns. Existing studies identify that transport sector is one of the major contributors towards these problems. Constant efforts in search of alternative, less polluting fuel are being made. Hybrid car technology uses the gasoline and electric technology to reduce air pollution, and save oil. From the field study it is observed that the people with conventional thinking, constituting about one-third of respondents, show more concern for environment. The variables leading to demand for hybrid cars could be energy efficiency, concern for environment, etc. Despite being price sensitive, Indian consumers are willing to pay a decent premium for acquiring this environment friendly car. This study is undertaken with the objective of analysing the scenario of hybrid car in India, and its market potential. The study conducts a questionnaire-based consumer survey based on demographic, economic, and desirable features in a hybrid car; using logit model and factor analysis for identifying variables useful for the study.

Debabrata Das; R. Srinivasan; Raj S. Dhankar

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

396

Variable Spaced Grating (VSG) Snout, Rotator and Rails for use at LLE  

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The Variable Spaced Grating (VSG) is a spectrometer snout mounted to an X-Ray Framing Camera (XRFC) through the Unimount flange. This equipment already exists and is used at the University of Rochester, Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE) facility. The XRFC and the Unimount flange are designed by LLE. The Tilt Rotator fixture that mounts next to the XRFC and the cart rails are designed by LLNL, and are included in this safety note. The other related components, such as the TIM rails and the Unimount flange, are addressed in a separate safety note, EDSN09-500005-AA. The Multipurpose Spectrometer (MSPEC) and VSG are mounted on the TIM Boat through the cart rails that are very similar in design. The tilt rotator combination with the Unimount flange is also a standard mounting procedure. The later mounting system has been included in this safety note. Figure-1 shows the interface components and the VSG snout. Figure-2 shows the VSG assembly mounted on the Unimount flange. The calibration pointer attachment is shown in place of the snout. There are two types of VSG, one made of 6061-T6 aluminum, weighing approximately 3 pounds, and the other made of 304 stainless steel, weighing approximately 5.5 pounds. This safety note examines the VSG steel design. Specific experiments may require orienting the VSG snout in 90 degrees increment with respect to the Unimount flange. This is done by changing the bolts position on the VSG-main body adapter flange to the Unimount adapter plate. There is no hazard involved in handling the VSG during this procedure as it is done outside the target chamber on the cart rail before installing on the TIM. This safety note addresses the mechanical integrity of the VSG structure, the tilt rotating fixture, the cart rails with handle and their connections. Safety Factors are also calculated for the MSPEC in place of the VSG.

Mukherjee, S K; Emig, J A; Griffith, L V; Heeter, R F; House, F A; James, D L; Schneider, M B; Sorce, C M

2010-01-25T23:59:59.000Z

397

Alternative Fuels Data Center: Car2Go Launches Electric Carsharing Fleet in  

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Car2Go Launches Car2Go Launches Electric Carsharing Fleet in San Diego to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Car2Go Launches Electric Carsharing Fleet in San Diego on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Car2Go Launches Electric Carsharing Fleet in San Diego on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Car2Go Launches Electric Carsharing Fleet in San Diego on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Car2Go Launches Electric Carsharing Fleet in San Diego on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Car2Go Launches Electric Carsharing Fleet in San Diego on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Car2Go Launches Electric Carsharing Fleet in San Diego on AddThis.com... Feb. 2, 2013 Car2Go Launches Electric Carsharing Fleet in San Diego

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #567: April 20, 2009 Cars are Growing  

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7: April 20, 7: April 20, 2009 Cars are Growing Older to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #567: April 20, 2009 Cars are Growing Older on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #567: April 20, 2009 Cars are Growing Older on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #567: April 20, 2009 Cars are Growing Older on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #567: April 20, 2009 Cars are Growing Older on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #567: April 20, 2009 Cars are Growing Older on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #567: April 20, 2009 Cars are Growing Older on AddThis.com... Fact #567: April 20, 2009 Cars are Growing Older The median age of cars continues to grow in 2008 while the median age of

399

Determining Remaining Useful Life of Aging Cables in Nuclear Power Plants – Interim Study FY13  

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The most important criterion for cable performance is its ability to withstand a design-basis accident. With nearly 1000 km of power, control, instrumentation, and other cables typically found in an NPP, it would be a significant undertaking to inspect all of the cables. Degradation of the cable jacket, electrical insulation, and other cable components is a key issue that is likely to affect the ability of the currently installed cables to operate safely and reliably for another 20 to 40 years beyond the initial operating life. The development of one or more nondestructive evaluation (NDE) techniques and supporting models that could assist in determining the remaining life expectancy of cables or their current degradation state would be of significant interest. The ability to nondestructively determine material and electrical properties of cable jackets and insulation without disturbing the cables or connections has been deemed essential. Currently, the only technique accepted by industry to measure cable elasticity (the gold standard for determining cable insulation degradation) is the indentation measurement. All other NDE techniques are used to find flaws in the cable and do not provide information to determine the current health or life expectancy. There is no single NDE technique that can satisfy all of the requirements needed for making a life-expectancy determination, but a wide range of methods have been evaluated for use in NPPs as part of a continuous evaluation program. The commonly used methods are indentation and visual inspection, but these are only suitable for easily accessible cables. Several NDE methodologies using electrical techniques are in use today for flaw detection but there are none that can predict the life of a cable. There are, however, several physical and chemical ptoperty changes in cable insulation as a result of thermal and radiation damage. In principle, these properties may be targets for advanced NDE methods to provide early warning of aging and degradation. Examples of such key indicators include changes in chemical structure, mechanical modulus, and dielectric permittivity. While some of these indicators are the basis of currently used technologies, there is a need to increase the volume of cable that may be inspected with a single measurement, and if possible, to develop techniques for in-situ inspection (i.e., while the cable is in operation). This is the focus of the present report.

Simmons, Kevin L.; Fifield, Leonard S.; Westman, Matthew P.; Ramuhalli, Pradeep; Pardini, Allan F.; Tedeschi, Jonathan R.; Jones, Anthony M.

2013-09-27T23:59:59.000Z

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GRR/Section 7-HI-a - Geothermal and Cable System Development Permit | Open  

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Decompression cooling system operation for HTS power cable in the KEPCO power grid  

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A 3-phase 22.9 kV/50 MVA 410 m HTS power cable system was installed at power grid of KEPCO and had been operated for 20 months. In the HTS cable system an open type cooling system was constructed for cooling LN2 using as coolant for superconducting cable. The cooling capacity of the cooling system was 6 kW at 69 K. Subcooled LN2 flew thorough 410 m HTS cable maintaining 69 K of operating temperature for HTS cable. The electric load had fluctuated continuously with the load status so that the cooling state was also controlled to keep stable operating condition. The consumed LN2 used for making subcooled state was refilled periodically and the amount was 3 tons in average. During all the operating period the HTS cable system supplied electric power stably without any problem.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

402

Performance of reduced wall EPR insulated medium voltage power cables. Part 2: Mechanical characteristics  

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For the replacement of paper insulated lead covered cables (PILC) reduced insulation wall designs have been developed. They provide a reliable lower diameter cable design for installation in existing PILC conduits. Representing Part 2 of the investigation, this paper presents the results of mechanical testing conducted on both reduced and full wall EPR insulated cables. Both jacketed and non-jacketed cable designs have been subjected to mechanical pulling forces which greatly exceed recommended industry limitations, followed by electrical testing to ascertain cable performance. The results of this study conclude that reduced wall EPR insulated cables can safely withstand the same pulling forces as recommended for conventional walls and can be designed for installation under the same pulling limitations.

Wen, Y.; Cinquemani, P.L. [Pirelli Cable Corp., Lexington, SC (United States)

1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

403

Method and apparatus for electrical cable testing by pulse-arrested spark discharge  

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A method for electrical cable testing by Pulse-Arrested Spark Discharge (PASD) uses the cable response to a short-duration high-voltage incident pulse to determine the location of an electrical breakdown that occurs at a defect site in the cable. The apparatus for cable testing by PASD includes a pulser for generating the short-duration high-voltage incident pulse, at least one diagnostic sensor to detect the incident pulse and the breakdown-induced reflected and/or transmitted pulses propagating from the electrical breakdown at the defect site, and a transient recorder to record the cable response. The method and apparatus are particularly useful to determine the location of defect sites in critical but inaccessible electrical cabling systems in aging aircraft, ships, nuclear power plants, and industrial complexes.

Barnum, John R. (Albuquerque, NM); Warne, Larry K. (Albuquerque, NM); Jorgenson, Roy E. (Albuquerque, NM); Schneider, Larry X. (Albuquerque, NM)

2005-02-08T23:59:59.000Z

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SEMIACTIVE DAMPING OF CABLES WITH SAG E.A. Johnson,1 R.E. Christenson,2 and B.F. Spencer, Jr.2  

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the previous work by adding sag, inclination, and axial flexibility to the cable model. The equa- tions damping, cable galloping, rain-wind induced vibration, cable sag, structural control INTRODUCTION Cables structures. These cables are subject to environmental excitations, such as rain-wind induced vibration

Johnson, Erik A.

405

Los Alamos catalyst could jumpstart e-cars, green energy  

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Catalyst could jumpstart e-cars, green energy Catalyst could jumpstart e-cars, green energy Los Alamos catalyst could jumpstart e-cars, green energy The new material has the highest oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) activity in alkaline media of any non-precious metal catalyst developed to date. June 4, 2013 A high-resolution microscopic image of a new type of nanostructured-carbon-based catalyst developed at Los Alamos National Laboratory that could pave the way for reliable, economical next-generation batteries and alkaline fuel cells. (Photo credit: Los Alamos National Laboratory) A high-resolution microscopic image of a new type of nanostructured-carbon-based catalyst developed at Los Alamos National Laboratory that could pave the way for reliable, economical next-generation batteries and alkaline fuel cells. (Photo credit: Los Alamos National

406

Nicole Lambiase: Aspiring Astronaut Turned Next-generation Car Designer |  

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Nicole Lambiase: Aspiring Astronaut Turned Next-generation Car Nicole Lambiase: Aspiring Astronaut Turned Next-generation Car Designer Nicole Lambiase: Aspiring Astronaut Turned Next-generation Car Designer January 7, 2010 - 4:05pm Addthis Eric Barendsen Energy Technology Program Specialist, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Nicole Lambiase grew up near Cape Canaveral and the Kennedy Space Center where she attended space shuttle launches, dreamed of the stars and had hopes of becoming an astronaut. In 2004, Nicole's dreams advanced as she began the aeronautical engineering program at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida. Even though Nicole thrived in the program, she quickly discovered this path would more likely lead her to driving a computer rather than a space module. So Nicole made a leap of faith and switched to the newly-formed mechanical

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EcoCAR Reaches the Finish Line | Department of Energy  

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Reaches the Finish Line Reaches the Finish Line EcoCAR Reaches the Finish Line June 21, 2011 - 2:09pm Addthis The EcoCAR Challenege is a competition that challenges participating students from across North America to re-engineer a vehicle donated by General Motors. With the goal of minimizing the vehicle's fuel consumption and emissions, while maintaining its utility, safety and performance, teams had to find the best combination of cutting-edge technologies to meet these objectives. Shannon Brescher Shea Communications Manager, Clean Cities Program Last Thursday, the Library of Congress's vaunted halls were filled with undergraduate and graduate students on the edge of their seats, waiting to hear the first place winner of the EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge competition. As Patrick Davis, Vehicle Technologies Program Manager for the Department

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Los Alamos catalyst could jumpstart e-cars, green energy  

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Catalyst could jumpstart e-cars, green energy Catalyst could jumpstart e-cars, green energy Los Alamos catalyst could jumpstart e-cars, green energy The new material has the highest oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) activity in alkaline media of any non-precious metal catalyst developed to date. June 4, 2013 A high-resolution microscopic image of a new type of nanostructured-carbon-based catalyst developed at Los Alamos National Laboratory that could pave the way for reliable, economical next-generation batteries and alkaline fuel cells. (Photo credit: Los Alamos National Laboratory) A high-resolution microscopic image of a new type of nanostructured-carbon-based catalyst developed at Los Alamos National Laboratory that could pave the way for reliable, economical next-generation batteries and alkaline fuel cells. (Photo credit: Los Alamos National

409

An experimental study on a model Stirling engine car  

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A Stirling engine is a mechanical device that operates on a closed regenerative thermodynamic cycle, with cyclic compression and expansion of the working fluid at different temperature levels. The flow is controlled by volume changes, and there exists a net conversion of the heat to work. Stirling engines are ideally suited to off-grid electric power generation because of their multi-fuel capability, potentially high efficiency and low noise. The first model Stirling Techno-rally was held in August 1997 for further promotion of the clean and quiet Stirling engine as one of the Centennial Anniversary events of JSME. In the race, more than one hundred cars competed for the time on a course of 13 meters length and 30 centimeters width. In Ashikaga Institute of Technology, a model Stirling engine car Ashikaga Gekkoh was made for this event. In this paper the authors report on this model car that won the championship of the Stirling Techno-rally.

Sohma, Yutaka; Wu, Chungming; Isshiki, Seita; Ushiyama, Izumi

1999-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

410

Use of Shape Memory Alloys damper device to mitigate vibration amplitudes of bridge cables  

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Abstract Most of civil engineering cable structures are subjected to potential damages mainly due to dynamic oscillations induced by wind, rain or traffic. If vibration amplitudes of bridge cables are too high, it may cause fatigue damages. Recently, research had been conducted dealing with the use of damping devices in order to reduce vibration amplitudes of cables. In this paper, thin Ni–Ti (Nickel–Titanium) Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) wires were used as damping devices. The aim of this work is to qualitatively and quantitatively assess the efficiency of Ni–Ti dampers to reduce the vibration amplitudes of civil engineering cables. For a practical control of the SMA in damping for stayed cables, several measurements were carried out in this work, on a realistic full scale cable sample in Ifsttar (Nantes – France) laboratory facility. The experimental observations were done inducing quite high oscillations in the middle of the cable without any damper device or with a SMA damper device made by two thin NiTi parallel wires. The intrinsic damping coefficient in the free cable was extremely low. The reduction of cable oscillation amplitudes was about 25% in 1 min. The effects of the damper are investigated in this study, outlining the drastic reduction of the oscillation amplitudes all along the cable in less than 10 s. Other tests were performed placing the source of oscillations or the damper at different positions along the cable and the results are observed and compared. Finite element simulations have been carried out using Marc/Mentat finite element code with good agreement between experiment and simulation. The finite element tools enable to study quantitatively the effectiveness of the damper at several points of the cable.

Lamine Dieng; Guillaume Helbert; Shabnam Arbab Chirani; Thibaut Lecompte; Philippe Pilvin

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

411

FreedomCAR Partnership 2003 Highlights of Technical Accomplishments  

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FreedomCAR Partnership FreedomCAR Partnership 2003 Highlights of Technical Accomplishments Item Page Preamble 2 Advanced Combustion & Emissions Control * Charge Stratification to Improve HCCI Combustion Efficiency 3 * Lower Temperature Diesel Combustion 4 * Sensors for Closed-Loop Diesel Engine Control 5 Electrical & Electronics * High Voltage Power Module Hits Performance & Cost Targets 6 Electrochemical Energy Storage * 42V Battery Test Manual Issued 7 * Abuse Tolerant Li-Ion Cathode 8 * Li-Ion Battery Thermal Run-Away Mechanism 9 * Li-Ion Electrolyte Model for Low Temperatures 10 * Li-Ion HEV Battery Cost Reduced 11 Fuel Cells * Advanced Fuel Cell Membrane Electrolyte 12

412

Societal lifecycle costs of cars with alternative fuels/engines  

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Effectively addressing concerns about air pollution (especially health impacts of small-particle air pollution), climate change, and oil supply insecurity will probably require radical changes in automotive engine/fuel technologies in directions that offer both the potential for achieving near-zero emissions of air pollutants and greenhouse gases and a diversification of the transport fuel system away from its present exclusive dependence on petroleum. The basis for comparing alternative automotive engine/fuel options in evolving toward these goals in the present analysis is the “societal lifecycle cost” of transportation, including the vehicle first cost (assuming large-scale mass production), fuel costs (assuming a fully developed fuel infrastructure), externality costs for oil supply security, and damage costs for emissions of air pollutants and greenhouse gases calculated over the full fuel cycle. Several engine/fuel options are considered—including current gasoline internal combustion engines and a variety of advanced lightweight vehicles: internal combustion engine vehicles fueled with gasoline or hydrogen; internal combustion engine/hybrid electric vehicles fueled with gasoline, compressed natural gas, Diesel, Fischer–Tropsch liquids or hydrogen; and fuel cell vehicles fueled with gasoline, methanol or hydrogen (from natural gas, coal or wind power). To account for large uncertainties inherent in the analysis (for example in environmental damage costs, in oil supply security costs and in projected mass-produced costs of future vehicles), lifecycle costs are estimated for a range of possible future conditions. Under base-case conditions, several advanced options have roughly comparable lifecycle costs that are lower than for today's conventional gasoline internal combustion engine cars, when environmental and oil supply insecurity externalities are counted—including advanced gasoline internal combustion engine cars, internal combustion engine/hybrid electric cars fueled with gasoline, Diesel, Fischer–Tropsch liquids or compressed natural gas, and hydrogen fuel cell cars. The hydrogen fuel cell car stands out as having the lowest externality costs of any option and, when mass produced and with high valuations of externalities, the least projected lifecycle cost. Particular attention is given to strategies that would enhance the prospects that the hydrogen fuel cell car would eventually become the Car of the Future, while pursuing innovations relating to options based on internal combustion engines that would both assist a transition to hydrogen fuel cell cars and provide significant reductions of externality costs in the near term.

Joan M Ogden; Robert H Williams; Eric D Larson

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

413

Qualification High Voltage Testing of Short Triax HTS Cables in the Laboratory  

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In order to qualify the electrical insulation design of future HTS cables installed in the electric grid, a number of high voltage qualification tests are generally performed in the laboratory on either single-phase model cables and/or actual three-phase cable samples. Prior to installation of the 200-m Triax HTS cable at the American Electric Power Bixby substation near Columbus, Ohio, in September, 2006, such tests were conducted on both single-phase model cables made at ORNL and tri-axial cable sections cut off from cable made on a production run. The three-phase tri-axial design provides some specific testing challenges since the ground shield and three phases are concentric about a central former with each phase separated by dielectric tape insulation immersed in liquid nitrogen. The samples were successfully tested and qualified for partial discharge inception, AC withstand, and lightning impulse where voltage is applied to one phase with the other phases grounded. In addition one of the phase pairs was tested for dc withstand as a ldquoworst caserdquo scenario to simulate the effect of VLF (Very Low Frequency) tests on the actual cable installed at the Bixby site. The model and prototype cables will be described and the high voltage test results summarized.

James, David Randy [ORNL; Sauers, Isidor [ORNL; Ellis, Alvin R [ORNL; Tuncer, Enis [ORNL; Gouge, Michael J [ORNL; Demko, Jonathan A [ORNL; Duckworth, Robert C [ORNL; Rey, Christopher M [ORNL

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

414

E-Print Network 3.0 - aluminum-stabilized superconducting cables...  

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New superconducting technology will help America reduce the demand for additional electric power Summary: ,000-amp, 3-phase superconducting cable at American Electric Power's...

415

Complete Fiber/Copper Cable Solution for Long-Term Temperature...  

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

| US DOE Geothermal Program eere.energy.gov Talented technical team - Specialty fiber optics development, testing, and production - Downhole cable and tool development and...

416

The effect of technology on cable service to large, networked communities  

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Delivering cable television to college and university campuses is maintained by a highly specialized industry which involves significant technological and logistical challenges. As campuses continue to contribute financial ...

Harmeling, Paul K. (Paul Kristoffer), 1975-

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

417

Direct attach cable assembly specification analysis from 8 port S-parameters.  

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??This thesis focuses on test and characterization of the Direct Attach passive cables by 8 port s-parameter analysis. The setup comprises of the Network Analyzer,… (more)

Paithankar, Shachi

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

418

Economic and environmental conditions for extraction and recycling of ground power cables.  

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?? In the thesis the costs for extracting ground power cables from grass, asphalt or cobblestone using excavator or Kabel-X is examined. This is then… (more)

Larsson, Henric

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

419

Electromagnetic full wave modal analysis of frequency-dependent underground cables.  

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??In this thesis, a new method has been proposed for calculating the frequencydependent parameters of underground cables. The method uses full wave formulation for calculating… (more)

Habib, Md. Shahnoor

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

420

Prediction of insulation degradation of distribution power cables based on chemical analysis and electrical measurements.  

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??This thesis deals with the prediction of medium voltage cable insulation condition. Different kinds of electrical measurements and chemical analyses are tested to find out… (more)

Hyvönen, Petri

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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421

Design and performance relationships for cable distribution in multi-story office buildings.  

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??Weaknesses associated with cable distribution systems suggest a lack of design consideration in the planning stage of a building. The primary question to be addressed… (more)

Ryan, Richard Cecil

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

422

A systems approach for developing, designing, and transitioning moving map technology in U.S. rail applications  

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Safety, efficiency and productivity are top priorities for rail industries, but technology implementation faces many barriers. While the demands of locomotive engineers and railroads are increasing, the industry lacks a ...

Voelbel, Kathleen

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

423

Combustion and emission characteristics of a turbo-charged common rail diesel engine fuelled with diesel-biodiesel-DEE blends  

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The combustion and emission characteristics of a turbo-charged, common rail diesel engine fuelled with diesel-biodiesel-DEE blends were investigated. The study reports that the brake-specific fuel consumption of ...

Ni Zhang; Zuohua Huang; Xiangang Wang; Bin Zheng

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

424

Productivity of the U.S. freight rail industry: a review of the past and prospects for the future  

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Productivity growth in the U.S. freight rail industry has slowed in recent years, raising the issue of the sustainability of the significant improvements achieved during the past three decades. Indeed, between 1979 and ...

Kriem, Youssef

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

425

The All-Electric Commute: An Assessment of the Market Potential for Station Cars in the San Francisco Bay Area  

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Sperling, D. 1994. "Electric Cars and the Future." ITSReviewUP HERE TO TEST DRIVE AN ELECTRIC CAR Availability for testtest drives of an electric car. Non-polluting commuting."

Cervero, Robert; Round, Alfred; Reed, Carma; Clark, Brian

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

426

Production process for advanced space satellite system cables/interconnects.  

SciTech Connect

This production process was generated for the satellite system program cables/interconnects group, which in essences had no well defined production process. The driver for the development of a formalized process was based on the set backs, problem areas, challenges, and need improvements faced from within the program at Sandia National Laboratories. In addition, the formal production process was developed from the Master's program of Engineering Management for New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology in Socorro New Mexico and submitted as a thesis to meet the institute's graduating requirements.

Mendoza, Luis A.

2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

427

Loss of Cables, a Cyclin-Dependent Kinase Regulatory Protein, Is Associated with the Development of Endometrial Hyperplasia and Endometrial Cancer  

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...Articles Cell and Tumor Biology Loss of Cables, a Cyclin-Dependent Kinase Regulatory...in Western industrialized countries. Cables, a cyclin-dependent kinase binding...proliferation and/or differentiation. Cables mutant mice are viable, but develop endometrial...

Lawrence R. Zukerberg; Robert L. DeBernardo; Sandra D. Kirley; Massimo D’Apuzzo; Maureen P. Lynch; Ramey D. Littell; Linda R. Duska; Landin Boring; Bo R. Rueda

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

428

Cables Enhances Cdk2 Tyrosine 15 Phosphorylation by Wee1, Inhibits Cell Growth, and Is Lost in Many Human Colon and Squamous Cancers  

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Regular Articles Tumor Biology Cables Enhances Cdk2 Tyrosine 15 Phosphorylation...phosphorylation and dephosphorylation events. Cables is a recently described novel cdk-interacting protein. In proliferating cells, Cables was predominantly localized in the nucleus...

Chin-Lee Wu; Sandra D. Kirley; Hua Xiao; Yenning Chuang; Daniel C. Chung; Lawrence R. Zukerberg

2001-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

429

Electric Power Controller for Steering Wheel Management in Electric Cars  

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Electric Power Controller for Steering Wheel Management in Electric Cars Vicente Milanés, Joshué-- Autonomous vehicles, Power control, System analysis and design, Intelligent transportation systems. I they are named hydraulic power steering (HPS) systems. If an electric motor is used then they are named electric

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

430

Printing a Car: A Team Effort in Innovation  

ScienceCinema (OSTI)

The story behind the realization of a unique project: the building of a 3D printed electric car, as told by team members. Strati materialized out of 15% carbon-reinforced ABS thermoplastic in a record 44 hours, under the very eyes of attendees at this year's International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS).

Rogers, Jay; Love, Lonnie; Johnson, Mark; Ivester, Rob; Neff, Rick; Blue, Craig;

2014-11-24T23:59:59.000Z

431

FUEL CELL TECHNOLOGIES PROGRAM Hydrogen is a versatile energy car-  

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FUEL CELL TECHNOLOGIES PROGRAM Fuel Cells Hydrogen is a versatile energy car- rier that can be used efficiently capture and use the power of hydrogen -- is the key to making it happen. Stationary fuel cells can and trucks. Why Fuel Cells? Fuel cells directly convert the chemical energy in hydrogen to electricity

432

Case Study B: Fuel Cell Power Train for Cars  

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This chapter reports the results of an experimental analysis on a 30 kW fuel cell power train for city cars. The electric energy is generated by using a laboratory fuel cell system (FCS) based on a 20 kW H2/air P...

Pasquale Corbo; Fortunato Migliardini…

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

433

Modeling Cylinder Valve in Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car  

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We develop a fast alternative to a complex finite element analysis (FEA) model of cylinder valve in hydrogen fuel cell car based on support vector machine (SVM). The inputs of model are shape parameters of core and plunger of the valve, and the output ... Keywords: modeling, cylinder valve, SVM, uniform design

Liang Yu; Shengnian Cai; Wang Na

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

434

Efficiency assessment of an evolutive design system of car contours  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

International Conference on Engineering Design - ICED 09, Palo Alto, CA : United States (2009)" #12 the designer to browse through generations of car profiles from an initial population of existing silhouettes, called phenotype, are encoded in a genome. From an initial population of such individuals, a GA permits

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

435

The Bolting of Magnesium Components in Car Engines  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1 The Bolting of Magnesium Components in Car Engines Sarennah J.P. Longworth Newnham College vehicles. At present this is achieved through the use of ultralight steels, aluminium alloys and magnesium alloys for some body parts. Magnesium has the highest strength-to-weight ratio of any structural metal

Cambridge, University of

436

EcoCAR 2: Meet the Teams Part II  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

As college graduation season draws near, so too does EcoCAR 2, the Energy Department competition that challenges the next generation of engineers and scientists to reduce the environmental impact of a Chevrolet Malibu without compromising performance, safety and consumer acceptability. Meet five of the 15 teams.

437

Printing a Car: A Team Effort in Innovation  

SciTech Connect

The story behind the realization of a unique project: the building of a 3D printed electric car, as told by team members. Strati materialized out of 15% carbon-reinforced ABS thermoplastic in a record 44 hours, under the very eyes of attendees at this year's International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS).

Rogers, Jay; Love, Lonnie; Johnson, Mark; Ivester, Rob; Neff, Rick; Blue, Craig; ,

2014-09-17T23:59:59.000Z

438

Why do we power our cars with gas? NBC Chicago  

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Why can we only power our cars with gas? NBC-Chicago tackles this question with a trip to Argonne National Lab, where work on the Omnivorous Engine (runs on any blend of ethanol, butanol, and gasoline) and electric vehicles continues. A segment from NBC-Chicago's "Good Question" series.

None

2013-04-19T23:59:59.000Z

439

EcoCAR 2: Meet the Teams Part I  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

Next month, 15 university teams facing off in EcoCAR 2 will reach the home stretch of the race. A two part contest will determine which team is crowned winners of the Energy Department’s latest advanced vehicle technology competition. Meet five of the teams and learn about their unique approaches to building innovative vehicles on the cutting edge of clean transportation.

440

Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #726: May 7, 2012 SUVs: Are They Cars or  

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6: May 7, 2012 6: May 7, 2012 SUVs: Are They Cars or Trucks? to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #726: May 7, 2012 SUVs: Are They Cars or Trucks? on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #726: May 7, 2012 SUVs: Are They Cars or Trucks? on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #726: May 7, 2012 SUVs: Are They Cars or Trucks? on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #726: May 7, 2012 SUVs: Are They Cars or Trucks? on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #726: May 7, 2012 SUVs: Are They Cars or Trucks? on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #726: May 7, 2012 SUVs: Are They Cars or Trucks? on AddThis.com... Fact #726: May 7, 2012 SUVs: Are They Cars or Trucks? The Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) Standards set for model years

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441

Fact #692: September 12, 2011 Fuel Economy Distribution for New Cars and Light Trucks  

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

Nearly 64% of new cars sold in model year (MY) 1975 had combined highway/city fuel economy of 15 miles per gallon (mpg) or less [blue shading]. By 2010, 63% of cars had fuel economy of 25 mpg or...

442

Automatic parallel parking and platooning to redistribute electric vehicles in a car-sharing application  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

subscribers , as well as the electric car-sharing system autolib, comprising 2000 vehicles, 1200 stations for an electric car sharing application. Both perception, planing, control and communication issues are tackled

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

443

E-Print Network 3.0 - automatic car identification Sample Search...  

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

Quest Car89, and Mozzie HRH97. One of the main attributes... the metaphor of trains made up of cars. The address space of the store is divided into a number of disjoint...

444

Transient Aerodynamic Effects on a Four-Car Platoon During Passing Maneuvers: Data Summary  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

B. Marcu, F. Browand, ”The Aerodynamic Forces on Misalignedof the Transient Aerodynamic Effects on a Four-Car PlatoonBERKELEY Transient Aerodynamic Effects on a Four-Car Platoon

Tsuei, L.; Hedrick, J. K.; Savas, O.

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

445

Advanced Generation Adenoviral Virotherapy Agents Embody Enhanced Potency Based upon CAR-Independent Tropism  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...Embody Enhanced Potency Based upon CAR-Independent Tropism J. Michael Mathis...the retinoblastoma (Rb) pathway. A defective Rb pathway in the majority of tumor...coxsackie and adenovirus receptor (CAR), in primary tumors relative to their...

J. Michael Mathis; Phoebe L. Stewart; Zheng B. Zhu; and David T. Curiel

2006-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

446

Fact #611: February 22, 2010 Top Ten Best Selling Cars and Light Trucks  

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

The top ten lists of best selling cars and light trucks in 2009 show that the Toyota Camry was the best selling car, while the Ford F-Series pickup was the best selling light truck. The F-Series...

447

Hydrogen fuel-cell cars designed and built in student competition  

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

Students build hydrogen fuel-cell cars Hydrogen fuel-cell cars designed and built in student competition Middle and elementary school teams from around New Mexico participated in...

448

Alternative Fuels Data Center: Students Power Remote-Controlled Cars With  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (EERE)

Students Power Students Power Remote-Controlled Cars With Biodiesel to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Students Power Remote-Controlled Cars With Biodiesel on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Students Power Remote-Controlled Cars With Biodiesel on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Students Power Remote-Controlled Cars With Biodiesel on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Students Power Remote-Controlled Cars With Biodiesel on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Students Power Remote-Controlled Cars With Biodiesel on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Students Power Remote-Controlled Cars With Biodiesel on AddThis.com... April 14, 2012 Students Power Remote-Controlled Cars With Biodiesel

449

Fact #724: April 23, 2012 Gas Guzzler Tax Levied on New Cars with Low Fuel Economy  

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

The "Gas Guzzler Tax" is collected from the public for each new car purchased with fuel economy less than 22.5 miles per gallon (mpg). The Gas Guzzler Tax does not apply to light trucks, only cars....

450

Energy use, cost and CO2 emissions of electric cars  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

We examine efficiency, costs and greenhouse gas emissions of current and future electric cars (EV), including the impact from charging EV on electricity demand and infrastructure for generation and distribution. Uncoordinated charging would increase national peak load by 7% at 30% penetration rate of EV and household peak load by 54%, which may exceed the capacity of existing electricity distribution infrastructure. At 30% penetration of EV, off-peak charging would result in a 20% higher, more stable base load and no additional peak load at the national level and up to 7% higher peak load at the household level. Therefore, if off-peak charging is successfully introduced, electric driving need not require additional generation capacity, even in case of 100% switch to electric vehicles. GHG emissions from electric driving depend most on the fuel type (coal or natural gas) used in the generation of electricity for charging, and range between 0 g km?1 (using renewables) and 155 g km?1 (using electricity from an old coal-based plant). Based on the generation capacity projected for the Netherlands in 2015, electricity for EV charging would largely be generated using natural gas, emitting 35–77 g CO2 eq km?1. We find that total cost of ownership (TCO) of current EV are uncompetitive with regular cars and series hybrid cars by more than 800 € year?1. TCO of future wheel motor PHEV may become competitive when batteries cost 400 € kWh?1, even without tax incentives, as long as one battery pack can last for the lifespan of the vehicle. However, TCO of future battery powered cars is at least 25% higher than of series hybrid or regular cars. This cost gap remains unless cost of batteries drops to 150 € kWh?1 in the future. Variations in driving cost from charging patterns have negligible influence on TCO. GHG abatement costs using plug-in hybrid cars are currently 400–1400 € tonne?1 CO2 eq and may come down to ?100 to 300 € tonne?1. Abatement cost using battery powered cars are currently above 1900 € tonne?1 and are not projected to drop below 300–800 € tonne?1.

Oscar van Vliet; Anne Sjoerd Brouwer; Takeshi Kuramochi; Machteld van den Broek; André Faaij

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

451

FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership 2008 Highlights of Technical Accomplishments  

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

Report containing brief summaries of key technical accomplishments of the FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership program for 2008.

452

FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership 2007 Highlights of Technical Accomplishments  

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

Report containing brief summaries of key technical accomplishments of the FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership program for 2007.

453

FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership 2009 Highlights of Technical Accomplishments  

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

This report summarizes key technical accomplishments achieved in support of the FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership in 2009.

454

FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership 2004 Highlights of Technical Accomplishments  

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

Report containing brief summaries of key accomplishments of the FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership program for 2004.

455

FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership 2005 Highlights of Technical Accomplishments  

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

Report containing brief summaries of key technical accomplishments of the FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership program for 2005.

456

FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership 2006 Highlights of Technical Accomplishments  

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

Report containing brief summaries of key technical accomplishments of the FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership program for 2006.

457

Fact #847: November 17, 2014 Cars were Over 50% of Light Vehicle Production in 2014- Dataset  

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

Excel file with dataset for Fact #847: November 17, 2014 Cars were Over 50% of Light Vehicle Production in 2014

458

FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership 2010 Highlights of Technical Accomplishments  

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

This report summarizes key technical accomplishments achieved in support of the FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership in 2010.

459

Limiting discharge voltage of a capacitive energy store in a subway car  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

A method is proposed for calculating the limiting discharge voltage of a capacitive energy store in a subway car.

G. G. Ryabtsev; I. A. Ermakov

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

460

Determination of applied stresses in rails using the acoustoelastic effect of ultrasonic waves  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

temperature, aT is the ambient temperature, and ? is the stress. Fig. 1.2 shows this relationship. Thus, if the longitudinal stress in the rail is determined and the ambient temperature known, SFT can be determined using Eq. (1.2). Following... u V x ?? ??? ? ? ??? ???? ?? , (3.5) where xm denotes the direction in the coordinate system and um denotes the displacement in the xm - direction. Assuming a continuous integrand, Eq. (3.5) will be satisfied...

Gokhale, Shailesh Ashok

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


461

Determination of applied stresses in rails using the acoustoelastic effect of ultrasonic waves  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

temperature, aT is the ambient temperature, and ? is the stress. Fig. 1.2 shows this relationship. Thus, if the longitudinal stress in the rail is determined and the ambient temperature known, SFT can be determined using Eq. (1.2). Following... u V x ?? ??? ? ? ??? ???? ?? , (3.5) where xm denotes the direction in the coordinate system and um denotes the displacement in the xm - direction. Assuming a continuous integrand, Eq. (3.5) will be satisfied...

Gokhale, Shailesh Ashok

2008-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

462

Babcock and Wilcox BR-100 100-ton rail/barge spent fuel shipping cask  

SciTech Connect

This Preliminary Design Report (PDR) provides a detailed description of the design, analyses, and testing programs for the BR-100 cask. The BR-100 is a Type B(U) cask designed for transport by rail or barge. This report presents the preliminary analyses and tests which have been performed for the BR-100 and outlines the confirmatory analyses and tests which will be performed.

none,

1990-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

463

Life Cycle Assessment Comparing the Use of Jatropha Biodiesel in the Indian Road and Rail Sectors  

SciTech Connect

This life cycle assessment of Jatropha biodiesel production and use evaluates the net greenhouse gas (GHG) emission (not considering land-use change), net energy value (NEV), and net petroleum consumption impacts of substituting Jatropha biodiesel for conventional petroleum diesel in India. Several blends of biodiesel with petroleum diesel are evaluated for the rail freight, rail passenger, road freight, and road-passenger transport sectors that currently rely heavily on petroleum diesel. For the base case, Jatropha cultivation, processing, and use conditions that were analyzed, the use of B20 results in a net reduction in GHG emissions and petroleum consumption of 14% and 17%, respectively, and a NEV increase of 58% compared with the use of 100% petroleum diesel. While the road-passenger transport sector provides the greatest sustainability benefits per 1000 gross tonne kilometers, the road freight sector eventually provides the greatest absolute benefits owing to substantially higher projected utilization by year 2020. Nevertheless, introduction of biodiesel to the rail sector might present the fewest logistic and capital expenditure challenges in the near term. Sensitivity analyses confirmed that the sustainability benefits are maintained under multiple plausible cultivation, processing, and distribution scenarios. However, the sustainability of any individual Jatropha plantation will depend on site-specific conditions.

Whitaker, M.; Heath, G.

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

464

The enablers and inhibitors of intermodal rail freight between Asia and Europe  

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Abstract Contemporary modes in intercontinental transportation are sea and air freight. The geographical connection of Eurasia additionally enables rail freight via the Eurasian landbridge. This transport concept reduces lead time compared to sea freight at lower cost than air or sea-air freight and hence fits into a strategic niche between established modes. These characteristics facilitate developments in supply chain management like increasing transport distances and continuous cost reduction together with relatively new trends (smaller, but more frequent shipments, flexibility and sustainability) that are only partly satisfied by contemporary modes. At this moment, the Eurasian landbridge is at an immature state, used by few shippers. This paper intends to identify factors that enable, respectively, inhibit Eurasian rail freight and understand how inhibitors can be overcome. The research based on case studies reviewing literature and conducting interviews to investigate individual landbridge routes. Besides providing secondary data, literature identified stakeholders and thus served as input for 24 semi-structured interviews to gather primary data. Both data streams were then combined to reveal the current attractiveness of Eurasian rail freight. A future outlook in the closing section aims at stimulating further research and thinking in order to create a viable alternative for global supply chain management.

Hendrik Rodemann; Simon Templar

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

465

CarPal: interconnecting overlay networks for a community-driven shared mobility  

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of running vehicles by increasing the number of passengers per car amongst medium/big communities like and pollution, reduces trip expenses by alternating the use of the personal vehicle amongst different drivers.1007/978-3-642-15640-3_20 #12;find the closest car to pick. The same economical/ecological advantage of car pooling applies

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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20 IAEI NEWS July.August 2007 www.iaei.org CONTINUOUS CURRENTS THROUGH CURIOUS CABLES  

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module only a few inches away. Subsequent to the early days, where exposed terminals and insulating caps frames or mounting racks to provide some degree of mechanical protection from wind, rain, snow and ice cause the cable insulation to be abraded or place strain on the module terminal boxes where the cables

Johnson, Eric E.

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The US market for high-temperature superconducting wire in transmission cable applications  

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Telephone interviews were conducted with 23 utility engineers concerning the future prospects for high-temperature superconducting (HTS) transmission cables. All have direct responsibility for transmission in their utility, most of them in a management capacity. The engineers represented their utilities as members of the Electric Power Research Institute`s Underground Transmission Task Force (which has since been disbanded). In that capacity, they followed the superconducting transmission cable program and are aware of the cryogenic implications. Nineteen of the 23 engineers stated the market for underground transmission would grow during the next decade. Twelve of those specified an annual growth rate; the average of these responses was 5.6%. Adjusting that figure downward to incorporate the remaining responses, this study assumes an average growth rate of 3.4%. Factors driving the growth rate include the difficulty in securing rights-of-way for overhead lines, new construction techniques that reduce the costs of underground transmission, deregulation, and the possibility that public utility commissions will allow utilities to include overhead costs in their rate base. Utilities have few plans to replace existing cable as preventive maintenance, even though much of the existing cable has exceeded its 40-year lifetime. Ten of the respondents said the availability of a superconducting cable with the same life-cycle costs as a conventional cable and twice the ampacity would induce them to consider retrofits. The respondents said a cable with those characteristics would capture 73% of their cable retrofits.

Forbes, D.

1996-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

468

An Internal Coaxial Cable Electrical Connector For Use In Downhole Tools  

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A seal for a coaxial cable electrical connector more specifically an internal seal for a coaxial cable connector placed within a coaxial cable and its constituent components. A coaxial cable connector is in electrical communcation with an inductive transformer and a coaxial cable. The connector is in electrical communication with the outer housing of the inductive transformer. A generally coaxial center conductor, a portion of which could be the coil in the inductive transformer, passes through the connector, is electrically insulated from the connector, and is in electrical communication with the conductive core of the coaxial cable. The electrically insulating material also doubles as a seal to safegaurd against penetration of fluid, thus protecting against shorting out of the electrical connection. The seal is a multi-component seal, which is pre-compressed to a desired pressure rating. The coaxial cable and inductive transformer are disposed within downhole tools to transmit electrical signals between downhole tools within a drill string. The internal coaxial cable connector and its attendant seal can be used in a plurality of downhole tools, such as sections of pipe in a drill string, drill collars, heavy weight drill pipe, and jars.

Hall, David R. (Provo, UT); Hall, Jr., H. Tracy (Provo, UT); Pixton, David S. (Lehi, UT); Dahlgren, Scott (Provo, UT); Fox, Joe (Spanish Fork, UT); Sneddon, Cameron (Provo, UT); Briscoe, Michael (Lehi, UT)

2005-09-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Isogeometric rotation-free bending-stabilized cables: Statics, dynamics, bending strips and coupling with shells  

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Abstract An isogeometric cable formulation is derived from a 3D continuum, where large-deformation kinematics and the St. Venant–Kirchhoff constitutive law are assumed. It is also assumed that the cable cross-sections remain circular, planar, and orthogonal to the cable middle curve during the deformation. The cable geometry representation reduces to a curve in 3D space, and, because only displacement degrees of freedom are employed, only membrane and bending effects are accounted for in the modeling. Torsion is neglected and bending is confined to an osculating plane of the curve. In the case structural loading and response are confined to a plane, the formulation is reduced to a 2D Euler–Bernoulli beam of finite thickness. Bending terms also stabilize the cable formulation in the presence of compressive forces. The resulting cable formulation is validated in the regime of linear and nonlinear statics, and nonlinear dynamics. The concept of bending strips is extended to the case of multiple cables, and cable-shell coupling is also investigated. The formulation is presented in sufficient mathematical detail for straightforward computer implementation.

S.B. Raknes; X. Deng; Y. Bazilevs; D.J. Benson; K.M. Mathisen; T. Kvamsdal

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Valuable bridges : cable-stayed bridges and value engineering in American civil engineering culture, 1969-1979  

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A history and theory of cable-stayed bridges in the context of a cultural discourse on civil construction projects' value, this thesis studies the significance of cable-stayed bridge designs to 'value engineering' objectives ...

Samuels, Fallon M. (Fallon Michele)

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Extension and optimization of the load range of DRT test systems for testing extra-long HV and UHV cables  

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An increasing demand for testing long and extra-long HV and UHV cables such as submarine cables can be...2010), Mohaupt and Mehl (2011), Bergman and Bergman (2011). This testing technology has now been proven for...

P. Mohaupt; H. Geyer; B. A. Bergman…

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

472

An energy harvesting system using the wind-induced vibration of a stay cable for powering  

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This paper proposes an electromagnetic energy harvesting system, which utilizes the wind-induced vibration of a stay cable, and investigates its feasibility for powering a wireless sensor node on the cable through numerical simulations as well as experimental tests. To this end, the ambient acceleration responses of a stay cable installed in an in-service cable-stayed bridge are measured, and then they are used as input excitations in cases of both numerical simulations and experimental tests to evaluate the performance of the proposed energy harvesting system. The results of the feasibility test demonstrate that the proposed system generates sufficient electricity for operation of a wireless sensor node attached on the cable under the moderate wind conditions.

Hyung-Jo Jung; In-Ho Kim; Seon-Jun Jang

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Field Demonstration of a 24-kV Superconducting Cable at Detroit Edison  

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Customer acceptance of high temperature superconducting (HTS) cable technology requires a substantial field demonstration illustrating both the system's technical capabilities and its suitability for installation and operation within the utility environment. In this project, the world's first underground installation of an HTS cable using existing ductwork, a 120 meter demonstration cable circuit was designed and installed between the 24 kV bus distribution bus and a 120 kV-24 kV transformer at Detroit Edison's Frisbie substation. The system incorporated cables, accessories, a refrigeration system, and control instrumentation. Although the system was never put in operation because of problems with leaks in the cryostat, the project significantly advanced the state-of-the-art in the design and implementation of Warm Dielectric cable systems in substation applications. Lessons learned in this project are already being incorporated in several ongoing demonstration projects.

Kelley, Nathan; Corsaro, Pietro

2004-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Rational design of high-current cable-in-conduit superconductors  

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Cable-in-conduit superconductors are composed of a cable of many fine composite strands encased in a strong, protective jacket, with helium coolant filling the interstices of the cable. Because of the high degree of subdivision of the composite and its consequent large cooled surface, such conductors are capable of stable operation at quite high current densities. The designer of such conductors is frequently given the field at the conductor and the overall current density and asked to specify the remaining variables of the conductor (e.g., the strand diameter, the hydraulic path length, the void fraction of the cable, and the Cu/SC ratio). This paper outlines a rational procedure for determining the most problematic variables, the two composition variables that determine the proportions of copper, superconductor, and helium in the cable space. All other variables of the conductor are assumed known. 14 refs., 8 figs.

Dresner, L.

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Operation experiences with a 30 kV/100 MVA high temperature superconducting cable system  

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A superconducting cable based on Bi-2223 tape technology has been developed, installed and operated in the public network of Copenhagen Energy in a two-year period between May 2001 and May 2003. This paper gives a brief overview of the system and analyses some of the operation experiences. The aim of this demonstration project is to gain experience with HTS cables under realistic conditions in a live distribution network. Approximately 50?000 utility customers have their electric power supplied through the HTS cable. The cable system has delivered 226 GW h of energy and reached a maximum operating current of 1157 A. The operation experiences include over-currents of 6 kA due to faults on peripheral lines, commissioning, servicing and failure responses on the cooling system, continuous 24 h, 7 day per week monitoring and performance of the alarm system. The implications of these experiences for the future applications of HTS cable systems are analysed.

Ole Tønnesen; Manfred Däumling; Kim H Jensen; Svend Kvorning; Søren K Olsen; Chresten Træholt; Erling Veje; Dag Willén; Jacob Østergaard

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The University of Texas at Austin September 30, 2011 Cable Trays for Communications Systems 27 05 36-1  

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Cable Tray Installation Guidelines 4. NFPA 70B, Recommended Practice for Electrical Equipment manufacturer that the cable tray system has been UL-tested to be continuously grounded. c) Where the desiredThe University of Texas at Austin September 30, 2011 Cable Trays for Communications Systems 27 05

Dawson, Clint N.

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Cable Pili and the 22-Kilodalton Adhesin Are Required for Burkholderia cenocepacia Binding to and Transmigration across the Squamous Epithelium  

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...PATHOGEN-HOST CELL MOLECULAR INTERACTIONS Cable Pili and the 22-Kilodalton Adhesin Are...Burkholderia cenocepacia strains expressing both cable (Cbl) pili and the 22-kDa adhesin bind...binding (0 to 8%). Mutants lacking either cable pili or the adhesin were compromised in...

Teresa A. Urban; Joanna B. Goldberg; Janet F. Forstner; Umadevi S. Sajjan

2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstract--Many surgical robots use cable-conduit pairs in a pull-pull configuration to actuate the instruments  

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Abstract-- Many surgical robots use cable-conduit pairs in a pull-pull configuration to actuate the instruments and transmit power into the patient's body. Friction between the cable and the conduit makes the system nonlinear and accounts for major losses in tension transmission across the cable. This paper

Yao, Bin

479

EcoCAR 2 Competition Announces Year Two Winner: Penn State University |  

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EcoCAR 2 Competition Announces Year Two Winner: Penn State EcoCAR 2 Competition Announces Year Two Winner: Penn State University EcoCAR 2 Competition Announces Year Two Winner: Penn State University May 24, 2013 - 2:14pm Addthis News Media Contact (202) 586-4940 SAN DIEGO, Calif. - EcoCAR 2: Plugging In to the Future today named Pennsylvania State University its Year Two winner at the EcoCAR 2013 Competition in San Diego. The 15 universities competing in EcoCAR 2 gathered in Yuma, Arizona last week for six days of rigorous vehicle testing and evaluation on drive quality and environmental impact at General Motors (GM) Desert Proving Ground. From there, the competition moved to San Diego for a second round of judging by automotive industry experts. EcoCAR 2 -- a three-year competition managed by Argonne National Laboratory

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #653: December 13, 2010 Import Cars and  

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EcoCAR 2 Competition Announces Year Two Winner: Penn State University |  

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EcoCAR 2 Competition Announces Year Two Winner: Penn State EcoCAR 2 Competition Announces Year Two Winner: Penn State University EcoCAR 2 Competition Announces Year Two Winner: Penn State University May 24, 2013 - 2:14pm Addthis News Media Contact (202) 586-4940 SAN DIEGO, Calif. - EcoCAR 2: Plugging In to the Future today named Pennsylvania State University its Year Two winner at the EcoCAR 2013 Competition in San Diego. The 15 universities competing in EcoCAR 2 gathered in Yuma, Arizona last week for six days of rigorous vehicle testing and evaluation on drive quality and environmental impact at General Motors (GM) Desert Proving Ground. From there, the competition moved to San Diego for a second round of judging by automotive industry experts. EcoCAR 2 -- a three-year competition managed by Argonne National Laboratory

482

Fire tests on defective tank-car thermal protection systems  

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Many railway tank-cars carrying hazardous materials are thermally protected from fire impingement by thermal insulation and a steel jacket applied to the outside of the tank-car shell. Over time, it is possible that the thermal insulation will sag, rip, degrade, or be crushed under the steel jacket. A thermographic technique to determine whether or not a tank has insulation deficiencies has been developed, but it is necessary to determine which thermal deficiencies do not affect a tank’s survivability in a fire and which thermal deficiencies must be repaired. In order to develop a guideline in assessing thermal defects, a thermal model and experimental data would be beneficial. A series of fire tests were performed on a quarter-section tank-car mock-up to assist in developing a guideline and to provide validation data for a thermal model. Twelve fire tests, with constant, credible, simulated pool fire conditions, were performed on the tank-car mock-up with various insulation deficiencies. An infrared thermal imaging camera was used to measure the tank wall temperature. The thermal images were useful in determining the temperature profiles across the defects at different times and the transient temperature behaviour at different locations. It was seen that the properly installed thermal protection system significantly reduced the heat transfer from the fire to the tank wall. It was also seen that the steel jacket alone (i.e. 100% defect) acted as a radiation shield and provided a significant level of protection. With small defects, it was observed that the surrounding protected material provided a cooling effect by thermal conduction. A square defect greater than about 40 cm on each side should be considered significant, because unlike smaller defects, there is little benefit from the surrounding material as far as the peak defect temperature is concerned.

J.D.J VanderSteen; A.M Birk

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

483

The role of hydrogen cars in the economy of California  

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Hydrogen has been proposed as an alternative transportation fuel that could reduce energy consumption and eliminate tailpipe emissions when used in fuel cell vehicles (FCVs). To investigate the potential effects of hydrogen vehicles on California’s economy over the next two decades, we employed the modified Costs for Advanced Vehicles and Energy (CAVE) model and a California-specific computable general equilibrium model. Results indicate that, even in the aggressive scenario, hydrogen cars can only account for a minor fraction of the on-road fleet through 2030. Although new sales could drop sharply, conventional gasoline cars and carryover pre-2010 vehicles are still expected to dominate the on-road vehicle stock and consume the majority of transportation energy through 2030. Transportation energy consumption could decline dramatically, mainly because of the fuel economy advantage of \\{FCVs\\} over conventional cars. Both moderate and aggressive hydrogen scenarios are estimated to have a slightly negative influence on California’s economy. However, the negative economic impacts could be lessened as the market for hydrogen and \\{FCVs\\} builds up. Based on the economic optimization model, both hydrogen scenarios would have a negative economic impact on California’s oil refining sector and, as expected, a positive impact on the other directly related sectors that contribute to either hydrogen production or FCV manufacturing.

Guihua Wang

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

484

Development of plastic front side panels for green cars  

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Lightweight design with thermoplastics is a robust approach in order to reduce the CO2 emission and fuel consumption. This paper reviews the role of plastics in the green concept of automobile and develops the design process for replacing steel front side panels, so called steel car fender, with plastic ones. Conceptual design, material selection, and design strategy in terms of strength, moldability, and assembility were proposed. Injection molding optimization was carried out in order to ensure the quality of the plastic fender under a certain manufacturing conditions such as the applied molding machine and auxiliary equipment. Prototype manufacturing was also implemented to verify the manufacturability and the feasibility of the development process of a plastic car fender. The weight of the plastic car fender is 1.15 kg, reducing 41% compared to the steel fender. Although the production cost of the plastic fender is just slightly cheaper than that of steel one due to the high cost of the special plastic, the benefits such as lightweight, recyclability, manufacturability and design flexibility are the potential and practical application of the thermoplastic to the green automotive industry for making exterior parts.

H.S. Park; X.P. Dang; A. Roderburg; B. Nau

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CABLE AOORIs*. HICRONIZER. MOORLblOWN. NEW ,SRIEY  

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Studies on electrical cable insulation for nuclear applications  

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Two new polyethylene cable insulations have been formulated for nuclear applications, and have been tested under gamma radiation. Both insulations are based on low density polyethylene, one with PbO and the other with Sb{sub 2}O{sub 3} as additives. The test results show that the concept of using inorganic anti-oxidants to retard radiation initiated oxidation is viable, and PbO is more effective than Sb{sub 2}O{sub 3} in slowing down radiation initiated oxidation (RIO). Also, radiation degradation data for polyethylene and polyvinyl chloride at 60{degrees}C have been generated, which will be used to understand radiation initiated oxidation process on these materials combined with the 25{degrees}C data that will be generated in the future. 14 refs., 41 figs., 3 tabs.

Lee, B.S.; Soo, P.; MacKenzie, D.R. [Brookhaven National Lab., Upton, NY (USA); Blackburn, P. [Beloit Junior-Senior High School, KS (USA)

1989-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

487

Compact multiwavelength transmitter module for multimode fiber optic ribbon cable  

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A compact multiwavelength transmitter module for multimode fiber optic ribbon cable, which couples light from an M.times.N array of emitters onto N fibers, where the M wavelength may be distributed across two or more vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser (VCSEL) chips, and combining emitters and multiplexer into a compact package that is compatible with placement on a printed circuit board. A key feature is bringing together two emitter arrays fabricated on different substrates--each array designed for a different wavelength--into close physical proximity. Another key feature is to compactly and efficiently combine the light from two or more clusters of optical emitters, each in a different wavelength band, into a fiber ribbon.

Deri, Robert J. (Pleasanton, CA); Pocha, Michael D. (Livermore, CA); Larson, Michael C. (Goleta, CA); Garrett, Henry E. (Livermore, CA)

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

488

Light weight underground pipe or cable installing device  

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This invention pertains to a light weight underground pipe or cable installing device adapted for use in a narrow and deep operating trench. More particularly this underground pipe installing device employs a pair of laterally movable gates positioned adjacent the bottom of the operating trench where the earth is more solid to securely clamp the device in the operating trench to enable it to withstand the forces exerted as the actuating rod is forced through the earth from the so-called operating trench to the target trench. To accommodate the laterally movable gates positioned adjacent the bottom of the narrow pipe installing device, a pair of top operated double-acting rod clamping jaws, operated by a hydraulic cylinder positioned above the actuating rod are employed.

Schosek, W. O.

1985-01-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Radiation Testing of a Low Voltage Silicone Nuclear Power Plant Cable.  

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This report summarizes the results generated in FY13 for cable insulation in support of DOE's Light Water Reactor Sustainability (LWRS) Program, in collaboration with the US- Argentine Binational Energy Working Group (BEWG). A silicone (SiR) cable, which was stored in benign conditions for ~30 years, was obtained from Comision Nacional de Energia Atomica (CNEA) in Argentina. Physical property testing was performed on the as-received cable. This cable was artificially aged to assess behavior with additional analysis. SNL observed appreciable tensile elongation values for all cable insulations received, indicative of good mechanical performance. Of particular note, the work presented here provides correlations between measured tensile elongation and other physical properties that may be potentially leveraged as a form of condition monitoring (CM) for actual service cables. It is recognized at this point that the polymer aging community is still lacking the number and types of field returned materials that are desired, but SNL -- along with the help of others -- is continuing to work towards that goal. This work is an initial study that should be complimented with location- mapping of environmental conditions of CNEA plant conditions (dose and temperature) as well as retrieval, analysis, and comparison with in-service cables.

Bernstein, Robert

2014-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Radiation Testing of a Low Voltage Silicone Nuclear Power Plant Cable.  

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This report summarizes the results generated in FY13 for cable insulation in support of the Department of Energy's Light Water Reactor Sustainability (LWRS) Program, in collaboration with the US-Argentine Binational Energy Working Group (BEWG). A silicone (SiR) cable, which was stored in benign conditions for ~30 years, was obtained from Comision Nacional de Energia Atomica (CNEA) in Argentina with the approval of NA-SA (Nucleoelectrica Argentina Sociedad Anonima). Physical property testing was performed on the as-received cable. This cable was artificially aged to assess behavior with additional analysis. SNL observed appreciable tensile elongation values for all cable insulations received, indicative of good mechanical performance. Of particular note, the work presented here provides correlations between measured tensile elongation and other physical properties that may be potentially leveraged as a form of condition monitoring (CM) for actual service cables. It is recognized at this point that the polymer aging community is still lacking the number and types of field returned materials that are desired, but Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) -- along with the help of others -- is continuing to work towards that goal. This work is an initial study that should be complimented with location-mapping of environmental conditions of Argentinean plant conditions (dose and temperature) as well as retrieval, analysis, and comparison with in- service cables.

White II, Gregory Von; Schroeder, John Lee.; Sawyer, Patricia Sue.; Wichhart, Derek; Mata, Guillermo Adrian; Zorrilla, Jorge; Bernstein, Robert

2014-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Numerical Analysis of Heat Transfer and Fluid Characteristics of Flowing Liquid Nitrogen in HTS Cable  

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Abstract High-temperature superconducting (HTS) cable has heat intrusion from the termination including joule heat generation at the terminal joint and from the room temperature cable through the Cu current lead. According to the length of the HTS cable, this heat loss may become a considerable amount which cannot be ignored in the HTS cable system. In this study, referring to a high-voltage cable (HV cable) which was developed in M-PACC project, the effect of heat transfer at the interface between the terminal joint and LN2 in the terminal vessel (ho) on the temperature of the HTS cable were calculated and evaluated. The condition of flow in the terminal vessel was assumed to be natural convection, forced flow or static condition for evaluating this effect with various heat transfer condition. As a result, in the case of the natural convection, most of heats flow into the LN2 in the terminal vessel where the volumetric flow of the LN2 is large since ho becomes high. Accordingly, the temperature rise of the LN2 in the inner pipe of Cu former and the terminal vessel can be restricted. However, in the cases of the forced flow and the static condition, most of heats flow into the LN2 in the inner pipe where the volumetric flow of the LN2 is small since ho becomes small. Accordingly, the temperature rise of the LN2 in the inner pipe becomes high. This temperature rise of the LN2 in the inner pipe makes the temperature of the HTS conductor large resulting in remarkable increase of AC losses. Consequently, on the HV cable design, for restriction of the AC loss increase, it is expected that designing the HTS cable termination such as extending outer surface of the terminal joint for increasing of the heat inflow from the terminal joint to the LN2 in the vessel is effective.

O. Maruyama; T. Ohkuma; T. Izumi; Y. Shiohara

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HVDC submarine power cables systems state of the art and future developments  

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The paper begins with an introduction on the reasons that lead to the use of HVDC submarine cable links. The main aspects for the choice of direct current are presented as well as the advantages deriving from the utilization of submarine cables. The second part is dedicated to a discussion on the various type of insulation that could be used in power cables and their possible application to HVDC submarine cables. In the following there is a description of the main characteristics and technical details of some particular project that at present time (1995) are in progress. Two projects are briefly presented: Spain-Morocco, a 26 km long interconnection for the transmission, in a first phase, of 700 MW from Spain to Morocco at 400 kV a.c. by means of three cables, plus one spare, of the fluid filled type. The cables are designed for a future change to d.c. 450 kV, allowing a transmission of 500 MW each (i.e., 2 GW total). One of the peculiarities of the link is the maximum water depth of 615 m (world record for submarine power cables at the time of installation). Italy-Greece, a 1km long interconnection for the transmission of 500 MW (bi-directional) by means of one paper insulated mass impregnated cable having 1,250 sq mm conductor size and insulated for a rated voltage of 400 kV. This link (the installation of which will be posterior to the Spain-Morocco) will attain the world record for the maximum water depth for submarine power cables: 1,000 m. The last part deals with the future developments expected in this field, in terms of conductor size and voltage, that means an increase in transmissible capacity.

Valenza, D.; Cipollini, G. [Pirelli Cavi S.p.A., Milano (Italy)

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

493

Fiber optic sensors for monitoring sodium circuits and power grid cables  

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At Kalpakkam, India, a programme on development of Raman Distributed Temperature sensor (RDTS) for Fast Breeder Reactors (FBR) application is undertaken. Leak detection in sodium circuits of FBR is critical for the safety and performance of the reactors. It is demonstrated that RDTS can be usefully employed in monitoring sodium circuits and in tracking the percolating sodium in case of any leak. Aluminum Conductor Steel Reinforced (ACSR) cable is commonly used as overhead power transmission cable in power grid. A second application demonstrates the suitability of using RDTS to monitor this transmission cable for any defect. (authors)

Kasinathan, M.; Sosamma, S.; Pandian, C.; Vijayakumar, V.; Chandramouli, S.; Nashine, B. K.; Rao, C. B.; Murali, N.; Rajan, K. K.; Jayakumar, T. [IGCAR, Kalpakkam (India)

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SEMIACTIVE DAMPING OF CABLES WITH SAG E.A. Johnson,1 R.E. Christenson,2 and B.F. Spencer, Jr.2  

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- cantly superior supplemental damping. This paper extends the previous work by adding sag, inclination damping, cable galloping, rain-wind induced vibration, cable-stayed bridges, structural control bridges and other cable structures. These cables are subject to environmental excitations, such as rain-wind

Johnson, Erik A.

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Non-destructive inspection protocol for reinforced concrete barriers and bridge railings  

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Reinforced concrete highway barriers and bridge railings serve to prevent errant vehicles from departing the travel way at grade separations. Despite the important role that they play in maintaining safety and their ubiquitous nature, barrier inspection rarely moves beyond visual inspection. In August 2008, a tractor-trailer fatally departed William Preston Lane, Jr. Memorial Bridge after it dislodged a section of the bridge barrier. Investigations following the accident identified significant corrosion of the anchor bolts attaching the bridge railing to the bridge deck. As a result of the information gathered during its investigation of the accident, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) made recommendations to the Federal Highway Administration concerning Non-Destructive Evaluation (NDE) of concrete bridge railings. The Center for nondestructive evaluation (NDE) at Turner Fairbank Highway Research Center in McLean, VA is currently evaluating feasibility of using four technologies - ground penetrating radar (GPR), ultrasonic pulse-echo, digital radiography and infrared thermal imaging methods to develop bridge inspection methods that augment visual inspections, offer reliable measurement techniques, and are practical, both in terms of time and cost, for field inspection work. Controlled samples containing predefined corrosion levels in reinforcing steel were embedded at barrier connection points for laboratory testing. All four NDE techniques were used in the initial phase I testing. An inspection protocol for detecting and measuring the corrosion of reinforced steel embedded in the anchorage system will be developed as part of phase II research. The identified technologies shall be further developed for field testing utilizing a structure with a barrier in good condition and a structure with a barrier in poor condition.

Chintakunta, Satish R. [Engineering and Software Consultants, Inc., 14123 Robert Paris Ct., Chantilly, VA 20151 (United States); Boone, Shane D. [Federal Highway Administration, Turner Fairbank Highway Research Center, 6300 Georgetown Pike, McLean, VA 22101 (United States)

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Evaluation of Shortline Railroads & SNF/HLW Rail Shipment Inspections Tasked for the Transportation of Spent Nuclear Fuel  

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Transportation Transportation Stakeholders National Transportation Stakeholders National Transportation Stakeholders National Transportation Stakeholders Forum Forum 2011 Annual Meeting 2011 Annual Meeting 2011 Annual Meeting 2011 Annual Meeting May 11, 2011 May 11, 2011 Evaluation of Shortline Railroads Evaluation of Shortline Railroads & & & & SNF/HLW Rail Shipment Inspections SNF/HLW Rail Shipment Inspections Tasked for the Transportation of Spent Nuclear Fuel Tasked for the Transportation of Spent Nuclear Fuel Evaluation of Shortline Railroads Evaluation of Shortline Railroads Evaluation of Shortline Railroads Evaluation of Shortline Railroads Task: Task: Task: Task: Identify Shortline Railroads Serving Nuclear Power Plants Identify Shortline Railroads Serving Nuclear Power Plants

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Vids4Grids: Smart Meters and Super Cables | Department of Energy  

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Grids: Smart Meters and Super Cables Grids: Smart Meters and Super Cables Vids4Grids: Smart Meters and Super Cables March 14, 2011 - 4:46pm Addthis This episode of Vids 4 Grids will take us to Itron's smart meter factory in West Union, SC where we will learn the role smart meters play in the Smart Grid. Deborah J. Buterbaugh Energy Project Specialist at National Energy Technology Laboratory What does this mean for me? Smart meters allow consumers to get real time information about their energy usage. Super cables help provide more reliable electricity to your home. In January we introduced you to the Vids4Grids project, a series of videos targeting students in high school and starting college. Through integration into curricula and online posting for open viewing, the project aims to increase awareness and create interest in power systems careers to help

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Vids4Grids: Smart Meters and Super Cables | Department of Energy  

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Vids4Grids: Smart Meters and Super Cables Vids4Grids: Smart Meters and Super Cables Vids4Grids: Smart Meters and Super Cables March 14, 2011 - 4:46pm Addthis This episode of Vids 4 Grids will take us to Itron's smart meter factory in West Union, SC where we will learn the role smart meters play in the Smart Grid. Deborah J. Buterbaugh Energy Project Specialist at National Energy Technology Laboratory What does this mean for me? Smart meters allow consumers to get real time information about their energy usage. Super cables help provide more reliable electricity to your home. In January we introduced you to the Vids4Grids project, a series of videos targeting students in high school and starting college. Through integration into curricula and online posting for open viewing, the project aims to increase awareness and create interest in power systems careers to help

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A Functional Interaction of the C-Abl and Heat Shock Response Pathways in  

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Functional Interaction of the C-Abl and Heat Shock Response Pathways in Functional Interaction of the C-Abl and Heat Shock Response Pathways in Radio-Adaptive Response Hang Su & Zhi-Min Yuan University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Abstract A functional interaction of the c-Abl and heat shock response pathways in radio-adaptive response Hang Su & Zhi-Min Yuan. Department of Radiation Oncology, UTHSCSA The radio-adaptive response, i.e. a low dose of radiation can protect cells and organisms from the effects of a subsequent higher dose, is a phenomenon that has been widely recognized. However, mechanisms underlying such radiation hormesis remain largely unclear. Our preliminary studies have uncovered a crucial role for the c-Abl tyrosine kinase as evidenced by that c-Abl-deficient cells exhibited a compromised

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CFD Numerical Simulation of Vortex-Induced Vibration of a Stay Cable under a Wind Profile  

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VIV (Vortex-induced vibration) of a stay cable subjected to a wind profile is numerically simulated through combining CFD ... numerical model. Under a profile of mean wind speed, unsteady aerodynamic lift coeffic...

Wenli Chen; Hui Li

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