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DOE Spent Nuclear Fuel Information In Support of TSPA-VA  

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RW has started the viability assessment (VA) effort to determine the feasibility of Yucca Mountain as the first geologic repository for spent nuclear fuel (SNF) and high-level waste. One component of the viability assessment will be a total system performance assessment (TSPA), based on the design concept and the scientific data and analysis available, describing the repository's probable behavior relative to the overall system performance standards. Thus, all the data collected from the Exploratory Studies Facility to-date have been incorporated into the latest TSPA model. In addition, the Repository Integration Program, an integrated probabilistic simulator, used in the TSPA has also been updated by Golder Associates Incorporated at December 1997. To ensure that the Department of Energy-owned (DOE-owned) SNF continues to be acceptable for disposal in the repository, it will be included in the TSPA-VA evaluation. A number of parameters are needed in the TSPA-VA models to predict the performance of the DOE-owned SNF materials placed into the potential repository. This report documents all of the basis and/or derivation for each of these parameters. A number of properties were not readily available at the time the TSPA-VA data was requested. Thus, expert judgement and opinion was utilized to determine a best property value. The performance of the DOE-owned SNF will be published as part of the TSPA-VA report. Each DOE site will be collecting better data as the DOE SNF program moves closer to repository license application. As required by the RW-0333P, the National Spent Nuclear Fuel Program will be assisting each site in qualifying the information used to support the performance assessment evaluations.

A. Brewer; D. Cresap; D. Fillmore; H. Loo; M. Ebner; R. McCormack

1998-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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TSPA Third Interim Report - March, 1998  

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Third Interim Report Third Interim Report Total System Performance Assessment Peer Review Panel Preface Executive Summary I. Introduction II. The TSPA-VA Base Case Analysis 1. The TSPA-VA Base Case Analysis A. Results of the TSPA-VA Base Case Analysis B. The Plausibility of the Base Case C. Sensitivity Studies III. Component Models of TSPA A. Unsaturated Zone Infiltration and Flow B. Thermohydrology C. Near-Field Geochemical Environment D. Waste Package Degradation E. Waste Form Alteration/Mobilization F. Unsaturated Zone Transport G. Saturated Zone Flow and Transport H. Biosphere I. Disruptive Events and Climate IV. Conclusions and Recommendations A. Introductory Comments B. Critical Observations and Findings C. Other Issues V. References

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Intro to Surrogate-Based Optimization Data fit case  

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Intro to Surrogate-Based Optimization � Data fit case � Model hierarchy case � ROM case Algorithmic � Hybrid POD space mapping Sequence of trust regions #12;Trust Region SBO � ROM Case ROM surrogates. proc.) ROMs in SBO: Key issue is accurately capturing effect of parameter changes. Many ROM-based opt

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Process Engineering Division Texaco Gasifier IGCC Base Cases  

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Engineering Division Engineering Division Texaco Gasifier IGCC Base Cases PED-IGCC-98-001 July 1998 Latest Revision June 2000 PREFACE This report presents the results of an analysis of three Texaco Gasifier IGCC Base Cases. The analyses were performed by W. Shelton and J. Lyons of EG&G. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 1. Process Descriptions 1.1 Texaco Gasifier 1.2 Air Separation Plant (ASU) 1.3 Gas Cooling/Heat Recovery/Hydrolysis/Gas Saturation (Case 1 and Case 2) 1.4 Cold Gas Cleanup Unit (CGCU) (Case 1 and Case 2) 1.5 Fine Particulate Removal/ Chloride Guard Bed - Case 3 1.6 Transport Desulfurization HGCU - Case 3 1.7 Sulfuric Acid Plant - Case 3 1.8 Gas Turbine 1.9 Steam Cycle 1.10 Power Production 2. Simulation Development 3. Cost of Electricity Analysis

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Web Services-Based Digital Library as a CSCL Space Using Case-Based Reasoning  

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This study proposes a Web Services-based Digital Libraries (DLs) using Case-based Reasoning as a space for collaborative learning. In the Digital Library environment, cases were designed on the basis ... a role a...

Soo-Jin Jun; Sun-Gwan Han; Hae-Young Kim

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Knowledge-Intensive Case-Based Reasoning and Intelligent Tutoring  

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Knowledge-Intensive Case-Based Reasoning and Intelligent Tutoring Agnar Aamodt Department Norway agnar.aamodt@idi.ntnu.no Abstract. Knowledge-intensive CBR assumes that cases are enriched with general domain knowledge. In the system Creek, developed in our group, there is a strong coupling between

Aamodt, Agnar

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Improved Efficiency of Oil Well Drilling through Case Based Reasoning  

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A system that applies a method of knowledge-intensive case-based reasoning, for repair and prevention of unwanted events in the domain of offshore oil well drilling, has been developed in cooperation with an oil ...

Paal Skalle; Jostein Sveen; Agnar Aamodt

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Learning Neuroscience: An Interactive Case-Based Online Network (ICON)  

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We have developed an interactive case-based online network (ICON) that provides a new learning environment and ... one of Harvard's interfaculty science initiatives. ICON takes advantage of this cross-disciplinar...

James J. Quattrochi; Susan Pasquale

2002-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ontology-Based Network Management: Study Cases and Lessons Learned  

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Ontology based network management has recently evolved from a theoretical proposal to a more mature technology. As such, it is now being applied in many research projects in a number of different network management and security scenarios. This application ... Keywords: Autonomic management, Lessons learned, Network monitoring, Network security, OWL, Ontology-based network management, SWRL, Study case

Jorge E. Lpez De Vergara; Antonio Guerrero; Vctor A. Villagr; Julio Berrocal

2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of an Interactive Case-based Online Network (ICON) in a Problem Based Learning Environment  

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Purpose...: This study sought to assess the introduction of a web-based innovation in medical education that complements traditional problem-based learning curricula. Utilizing the case method as...

Arif N. Nathoo; Patricia Goldhoff

2005-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluating Case-based Decision Theory: Predicting Empirical Patterns of Human Classification Learning  

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Evaluating Case-based Decision Theory: Predicting Empirical Patterns of Human Classification which calculates an agent's optimal behavior according to Case- based Decision Theory (Gilboa behavior of this program (and therefore Case-based Decision Theory) correctly predicts the empirically

Tesfatsion, Leigh

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Case{based Meta Learning: Sustained Learning supported by  

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Case{based Meta Learning: Sustained Learning supported by a Dynamically Biased Version Space Jacky{recognized that in practical in- ductive learning systems the search for a concept must be heavily biased. In addi- tion is sustained learn- ing, allowing transfer from known tasks to new ones. Previous work on dynamic bias has

Baltes, Jacky

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Case Study - Hill Air Force Base, Utah | Department of Energy  

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Hill Air Force Base, Utah Hill Air Force Base, Utah Case Study - Hill Air Force Base, Utah October 7, 2013 - 2:00pm Addthis Overview Energy savings performance contracting at Hill Air Force Base generated much interest during a recent training session on energy management that downlinked 12 Department of Defense sites. Energy systems in 940 buildings on the Base will be upgraded under an 18-year ESPC between the Government and the energy service company, CES/Way. Improvements are distributed over five task orders that will be completed in five years, with CES/Way providing $2.5 million in up-front costs for the first two task orders. Utah Power & Light will provide $8 million in rebates to help cover the contractor's initial investment, maintenance services, and interest costs.

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Chiller condition monitoring using topological case-based modeling  

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To increase energy efficiency and economy, commercial building projects now often utilize centralized, shared sources of heat such as district heating and cooling (DHC) systems. To maintain efficiency, precise monitoring and scheduling of maintenance for chillers and heat pumps is essential. Low-performance operation results in energy loss, while unnecessary maintenance is expensive and wasteful. Plant supervisors are responsible for scheduling and supervising maintenance. Modeling systems that assist in analyzing system deterioration are of great benefit for these tasks. Topological case-based modeling (TCBM) (Tsutsui et al. 1993; Tsutsui 1995) is an effective tool for chiller performance deterioration monitoring. This paper describes TCBM and its application to this task using recorded historical performance data.

Tsutsui, Hiroaki [Yamatake-Honeywell Co. Ltd., Yokohama (Japan). Advanced Technology Center; Kamimura, Kazuyuki [Yamatake-Honeywell Co. Ltd., Tokyo (Japan). Building Systems Div.

1996-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Federal Energy Management Program: Case Study - Hill Air Force Base, Utah  

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Case Study - Hill Case Study - Hill Air Force Base, Utah to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Case Study - Hill Air Force Base, Utah on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: Case Study - Hill Air Force Base, Utah on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Case Study - Hill Air Force Base, Utah on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Case Study - Hill Air Force Base, Utah on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: Case Study - Hill Air Force Base, Utah on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program: Case Study - Hill Air Force Base, Utah on AddThis.com... Energy Savings Performance Contracts Assistance & Contacts Resources Laws & Regulations Energy Service Companies Awarded Projects

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Knowledge-Intensive Case-Based Reasoning in CREEK Agnar Aamodt  

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Knowledge-Intensive Case-Based Reasoning in CREEK Agnar Aamodt Department of Computer.aamodt@idi.ntnu.no Abstract. Knowledge-intensive CBR assumes that cases are enriched with general domain knowledge. In CREEK, there is a very strong coupling between cases and general domain knowledge, in that cases are embedded within

Aamodt, Agnar

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Well casing-based geophysical sensor apparatus, system and method  

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A geophysical sensor apparatus, system, and method for use in, for example, oil well operations, and in particular using a network of sensors emplaced along and outside oil well casings to monitor critical parameters in an oil reservoir and provide geophysical data remote from the wells. Centralizers are affixed to the well casings and the sensors are located in the protective spheres afforded by the centralizers to keep from being damaged during casing emplacement. In this manner, geophysical data may be detected of a sub-surface volume, e.g. an oil reservoir, and transmitted for analysis. Preferably, data from multiple sensor types, such as ERT and seismic data are combined to provide real time knowledge of the reservoir and processes such as primary and secondary oil recovery.

Daily, William D. (Livermore, CA)

2010-03-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Introduction to the Computational Intelligence Special Issue to Appear in 2001 Maintaining Case-Based Reasoning Systems  

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-Based Reasoning Systems Case-based reasoning CBR is the process of reasoning and learning by storing prior cases to sustaining and improving the e ciency and solution quality of CBR systems as their 1 #12;case-bases grow with the overall case-based reasoning process. Reinartz, Iglezakis, and Roth-Berghofer's article On Quality

Leake, David B.

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Two Case Studies on Vision-based Moving Objects Measurement  

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the two counterparts in robustness, speed, and accuracy. In the second case, we used a camera-mirror system to measure the swimming motion of a live fish and the extracted motion data was used to drive animation of fish behavior. The camera-mirror system...

Zhang, Ji

2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Cost-sensitive case-based reasoning using a genetic algorithm: Application to medical diagnosis  

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Objective: The paper studies the new learning technique called cost-sensitive case-based reasoning (CSCBR) incorporating unequal misclassification cost into CBR model. Conventional CBR is now considered as a suitable technique for diagnosis, prognosis ... Keywords: Breast cancer, Cost-sensitive case-based reasoning, Diabetes, Genetic algorithm, Heart disease, Hepatitis, Medical diagnosis, Misclassification cost

Yoon-Joo Park; Se-Hak Chun; Byung-Chun Kim

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A case study: demands on component-based development  

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Building software systems with reusable components brings many advantages. The development becomes more efficient, the realibility of the products is enhanced, and the maintenance requirement is significantly reduced. Designing, developing and maintaining ... Keywords: architecture, component-based development, development environment, reuse, standard components

Ivica Crnkovic; Magnus Larsson

2000-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Load flow analysis: Base cases, data, diagrams, and results  

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This report describes how an electric utility system is modeled by using load flow techniques to establish a validated power flow case suitable for simulating and evaluating alternative system scenarios. Details of the load flow model are supported by additional technical and descriptive information intended to correlate modeled electrical system parameters with the corresponding physical equipment that makes up the system. Pictures and technical specifications of system equipment from the utility, public, or vendor are provided to support this association for many system components. The report summarizes the load flow model construction, simulation, and validation and describes the general capabilities of an information query system designed to access load flow parameters and other electrical system information.

Portante, E.C.; Kavicky, J.A.; VanKuiken, J.C.; Peerenboom, J.P.

1997-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Help desk architecture for a u-learning system characterized by the use of probabilistic reasoning-based search of a case base  

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This paper proposes an architecture for a help desk for a u-learning system. The architecture is characterized by the use of a case base search based on probabilistic reasoning. This case base search method uses indices that represent the relationships ... Keywords: Bayesian network, case base search, help desk, parameter tuning, probabilistic reasoning

Yoshitaka Fujiwara; Satoki Abe; Yasunari Maeda; Hideki Yoshida

2008-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessment of a Product Range Model concept to support design reuse using rule based systems and case based reasoning  

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Knowledge reuse is recognised as a key element to support agile and effective decision-making processes during product development. The provision of information and knowledge for reuse relies on defined information structures and requires computational ... Keywords: Case based reasoning, Design reuse, Extended information models, Product Range Model, Rule based systems

Carlos Alberto Costa; Marcos Alexandre Luciano; Celson Pantoja Lima; Robert I. M. Young

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Six Sigma in banking services: a case study based approach  

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Six Sigma is not merely a quality initiative; it is a business initiative. The use of Six Sigma methodology is more valuable in financial institutions now than it has ever been and companies are now reaping true savings and revenue growth. It follows the Define-Measure-Analyse-Improve-Control (DMAIC) approach to problem solving and to identify the areas for improvement. Either the voice of the customer or voice of business acts as a source for identification of major improvement areas. This paper presents an extensive review on Six Sigma, and application of Six Sigma in banking services. The wider applicability of Six Sigma depends on identification of key performance indicators for different types of service processes. A case study is conducted in banking services to identify, analyse and improve upon critical to quality characteristics and key performance indicators within the different processes. The study was initiated with a view to identify the feeble areas in overall transaction and improve upon those which would be of maximum benefit to the company.

Indu Uprety

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MEMS Design Synthesis: Integrating Case-based Reasoning and Multi-objective Genetic Algorithms  

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MEMS Design Synthesis: Integrating Case-based Reasoning and Multi-objective Genetic Algorithms designs concepts. Surface micro-machined resonators are used as an example to introduce this integrated human design knowledge in the form of past successful MEMS design cases to help guide human designers

Agogino, Alice M.

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Evaluation of a case-based Reasoning Energy Prediction Tool for Commercial Buildings  

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This paper presents the results of an energy predictor that predicts the energy demand of commercial buildings using Case Based Reasoning (CBR). The proposed approach is evaluated using monitored data in a real office building located in Varennes...

Monfet, D.; Arkhipova, E.; Choiniere, D.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Improving a Distributed Case-Based Reasoning System Using Introspective Learning  

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This paper describes the improvements to a fielded case-based reasoning (CBR) system. The system, called Really Cool Air is a distributed application that supports engineering sales staff. The application op...

Ian Watson; Dan Gardingen

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Case-study of a coal gasification-based energy supply system for China  

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clean fuels derived via coal gasification. Emissions of air pollutants in the SC scenario are compared polygeneration technologies to meet energy needs of coal-rich areas. Polygeneration systems, based on coalCase-study of a coal gasification-based energy supply system for China Zheng Hongtao Department

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A Conceptual Framework for Semantic Case-based Safety Analysis Olawande Daramola, Tor Stlhane  

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.biffl}@tuwien.ac.at Abstract Hazard and Operability (HAZOP) Analysis and Fail- ure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA) are among-based framework for safety analy- sis, which facilitates the reuse of previous HAZOP and FMEA experiences in order application. Key words: Safety analysis, HAZOP, FMEA, ontology, requirements, case-based reasoning, natural

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Free-Ridership in the Standards-Setting Process: The Case of 10BaseT  

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Free-Ridership in the Standards-Setting Process: The Case of 10BaseT Martin B.H. Weiss Ronald T to their non-exclusionary nature, are subject to free riders. In this paper, we consider free ridership that free-ridership existed in the development of the 10BaseT standard and in the subsequent product market

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Diagnosis Support System based on clinical guidelines: comparison between Case-Based Fuzzy Cognitive Maps and Bayesian Networks  

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Several studies have described the prevalence and severity of diagnostic errors. Diagnostic errors can arise from cognitive, training, educational and other issues. Examples of cognitive issues include flawed reasoning, incomplete knowledge, faulty information ... Keywords: Bayesian network, Case based fuzzy cognitive maps, Decision support system, Knowledge representation, Practice guideline, Semantic web

Nassim Douali; Huszka Csaba; Jos De Roo; Elpiniki I. Papageorgiou; Marie-Christine Jaulent

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2.0 Closed-Domain Hydrate Dissociation (Base Case w/ Hydrate  

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Closed-Domain Hydrate Dissociation (Base Case w/ Hydrate) Closed-Domain Hydrate Dissociation (Base Case w/ Hydrate) 2.1 Problem Description One half of a 20-m, one-dimensional horizontal domain, discretized using uniformly spaced 1-m grid cells (optionally 0.1-m grid cells) is initialized with aqueous-hydrate conditions; whereas, the other half of the domain is initialized with gas-aqueous conditions. As with the Base Case problem, a closed horizontal domain is used to eliminate gravitational body forces and boundary condition effects. The initial conditions are specified to yield complete dissociation of the hydrate, via the thermal capacitance of the domain-half initialized with gas-aqueous conditions. To initialize the aqueous-hydrate half of the domain, temperature, pressure, and hydrate saturation are

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A case-based distance model for multiple criteria ABC analysis  

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In ABC analysis, a well-known inventory planning and control technique, stock-keeping units (SKUs) are sorted into three categories. Traditionally, the sorting is based solely on annual dollar usage. The aim of this paper is to introduce a case-based multiple-criteria ABC analysis that improves on this approach by accounting for additional criteria, such as lead time and criticality of SKUs, thereby providing more managerial flexibility. Using decisions from cases as input, preferences over alternatives are represented intuitively using weighted Euclidean distances which can be easily understood by a decision maker. Then a quadratic optimization program finds optimal classification thresholds. This system of multiple criteria decision aid is demonstrated using an illustrative case study.

Ye Chen; Kevin W. Li; D. Marc Kilgour; Keith W. Hipel

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Study on intelligent contract information configuration and analysis by case-based reasoning  

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This paper presents an intelligent contract analysis and processing method, which can process a mass of contract information to meet the various demands of the enterprises. Here contracts are properly decomposed and configured according to their important ... Keywords: case-based reasoning (CBR), contract intelligent configuration, contract intelligent processing, data mining, knowledge database

Yi Sun; Jianrong Tan; Yalang Mao; Ming Lou

2006-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Learning teamwork behaviors approach: learning by observation meets case-based planning  

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Learning collaborative behaviors is an essential part of multi agent systems. One of the suitable techniques for learning collaborative behaviors is observational learning. This paper describes a hybrid method for learning teamwork behaviors from an ... Keywords: case-based planning, collaborative behavior, learning collaborative behaviors, multi agent learning, observational learning, soccer, teamwork

Banafsheh Rekabdar; Bita Shadgar; Alireza Osareh

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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VoIP-based Intra-village Teleconnectivity: An Architecture and Case Study  

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VoIP-based Intra-village Teleconnectivity: An Architecture and Case Study Janak Chandarana, K of the village. As proof- of-concept, we deploy the proposed solution in a rural test-bed and report our expensive to connect all villages to their nearest PoP. Income levels for rural India are lower than

Iyer, Sridhar

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IMPROVING CARE AT THE END OF LIFE: AN AUTOMATED CASE-BASED REASONING APPROACH  

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IMPROVING CARE AT THE END OF LIFE: AN AUTOMATED CASE-BASED REASONING APPROACH Suzanne Tamang younger patients. Targeting system wide "error- reducing" reforms at vulnerable populations (who are disproportionately affected, both in terms of incidence and severity) can improve the quality of care delivered

Kopec, Danny

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Evaluating case-based decision theory: Predicting empirical patterns of human classification learning  

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Abstract We introduce a computer program which calculates an agent?s optimal behavior according to case-based decision theory (Gilboa and Schmeidler, 1995) and use it to test CBDT against a benchmark set of problems from the psychological literature on human classification learning (Shepard et al., 1961). This allows us to evaluate the efficacy of CBDT as an account of human decision-making on this set of problems. We find: (1) The choice behavior of this program (and therefore case-based decision theory) correctly predicts the empirically observed relative difficulty of problems and speed of learning in human data. (2) Similarity (how CBDT decision makers extrapolate from memory) is decreasing in vector distance, consistent with evidence in psychology (Shepard, 1987). (3) The best-fitting parameters suggest humans aspire to an 80 85 % success rate, and humans may increase their aspiration level during the experiment. (4) Average similarity is rejected in favor of additive similarity.

Andreas Duus Pape; Kenneth J. Kurtz

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparing internal and alliance-based New Product Development processes: case studies in the food industry  

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This paper reports a comparative two-case design study of in-house NPD projects as well as alliance-based NPD projects in a food company. Two contradicting propositions of the efficiency of NPD in an alliance compared with NPD performed internally are stated, and the findings indicate that the alliance-based NPD solution creates a better context for NPD than the in-house solution. The observed pattern may be interpreted in terms of the framework developed by evolutionary economics, which states that what a firm can do is mainly determined by its organisationally embedded routines.

Nina Veflen Olsen; Geir Gripsrud

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Regionalized LCA-Based Optimization of Building Energy Supply: Method and Case Study for a Swiss Municipality  

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Regionalized LCA-Based Optimization of Building Energy Supply: Method and Case Study for a Swiss Municipality ... This paper presents a regionalized LCA-based multiobjective optimization model of building energy demand and supply for the case of a Swiss municipality for the minimization of greenhouse gas emissions and particulate matter formation. ... A suitable method for such analyses is life cycle assessment (LCA). ...

Dominik Saner; Carl Vadenbo; Bernhard Steubing; Stefanie Hellweg

2014-05-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Tool support for generating model-based test cases via web  

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Testing activities play an important role in order to obtain high quality software products. These activities become more important when considering critical software, for instance, space application software. Nowadays, there is an extensive collaboration among space institutions. So, it is more than natural to expect distributed development of software and software testing activities. Therefore, a collaborative tool hosted on the internet becomes quite useful. In this respect, WEB-PerformCharts 2.0 tool discussed in this paper moves in this direction. The tool focuses on supporting a single aspect of distributed software development: the activity of generating test cases via web. Moreover, it allows model-based test case generation by means of formal methods (formal languages statecharts and FSM) which are considered state of the art in software development. WEB-PerformCharts 2.0 can be used to generate test cases for any kind of reactive systems modelled in statecharts or FSM. We present three case studies in different application domains to demonstrate the feasibility of our tool.

Alessandro Oliveira Arantes; Valdivino Alexandre De Santiago Júnior; Nandamudi Lankalapalli Vijaykumar; Erica Ferreira De Souza

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Usage of Case-based Reasoning in FMEA-driven Software  

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Abstract Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA) is among the most widely used safety analysis procedures in the various industries. The procedure is generally perceived as complex and time-consuming, hindering an effective reuse of previous knowledge. In this paper we present an innovative usage of knowledge system into FMEA process using the Case-based reasoning to reduce the time and effort associated with this analysis. Knowledge system is built to serve multi-projects work that nowadays are in place in any manufacturing or services provider, and knowledge must be retained and reused at the company level and not only at project level. Collaboration is assured trough web-based GUI that supports multiple users access at any time. Initial results confirm the viability of this system for industrial application.

Gabriela Cndea; Stefania Kifor; Carmen Constantinescu

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy performance based connection fees: A case study in New York State  

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Energy connection fees and rebates, based on the projected energy load or efficiency of new buildings are currently being considered as a policy option for promoting greater energy efficiency in new construction. In theory, a well designed system of connection fees and rebates could provide states and utilities with a revenue neutral means of creating direct financial incentives for the construction of more energy-efficient buildings. However, a recent case study in New York State found that, in practice, many of the most important features affecting building energy efficiency could not be easily incorporated in connection fee programmes, and that implementation of even a scaled down programme would require a level of administrative commitment and resources which would be difficult to maintain. Instead of implementing connection fee programmes, the authors recommend devoting more resources to an approach based on the combined use of building energy rating systems, enhanced codes with better enforcement, and strategically placed financial incentives and design assistance.

Robert M. Wirtshafter; Eric W. Hildebrandt

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Childhood leukemia and electromagnetic fields: results of a population-based case-control study in Germany  

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The investigation of an association between increased exposure toresidential extremely-low frequency elec-tromagnetic fields (ELF-EMF) andchildhood leukemia was part of a population-based case-control study ca...

Jrg Michaelis; Joachim Schz; Rolf Meinert; Michael Menger

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wind energy integration into future energy systems based on conventional plants The case study of Croatia  

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Abstract Croatian energy system is currently highly import-dependent and integration of a high share of renewable energy sources needs to be considered. This paper studies eight scenarios; three proposed by the Croatian Energy Strategy, one proposed by the Indicative medium-term development plan of Croatias Transmission System Operator, and four alternative scenarios that propose extensive construction of hydro, wind and solar power plants in Croatia. Calculations have been conducted in the EnergyPLAN model based on modeled long term energy demand projections in the NeD model, with 2009 as the base year and a scope ranging until the year 2030. Each of the eight proposed scenarios is observed through different hydrological conditions while analyzing import dependency, economic costs and CO2 emissions. After the initial calculations, additional analysis of intensive wind power penetration has been conducted. The Results show that energy systems with a larger share of conventional and nonflexible power plants have more difficulty adjusting to wind power plants production. In case of a high share penetration of wind in a system based upon such power plants, the feasibility of investing in new large combustion plants that will spend most of the time working on minimum capacity is brought into question.

Tin Cerovac; Boris ?osi?; Tomislav Pukec; Neven Dui?

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Traffic-related air toxics and preterm birth: a population-based case-control study in Los Angeles County, California  

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air pollution exposures and preterm birth based on single pollutant models Exposure Metric Adjusted a Crude N (cases, controls)

Wilhelm, Michelle; Ghosh, Jo Kay; Su, Jason; Cockburn, Myles; Jerrett, Michael; Ritz, Beate

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ANUDlSiTM-40 Load Flow Analysis: Base Cases, Data, Diagrams, and Results  

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ANUDlSiTM-40 ANUDlSiTM-40 Load Flow Analysis: Base Cases, Data, Diagrams, and Results by E.C. Portante, J.A. Kavicky, J.C. VanKuiken, and J.P. Peerenboom Decision and Information Sciences Division, Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 South Cass Avenue, Argonne, Illinois 60439 October 1997 Work sponsored by Navy Engineering Logistics Office This report is printed on recycled paper. @ 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 use- fulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents

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Reusability based on Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment: Case Study on WEEE  

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Abstract Reuse is one of the key strategies of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) recycling system in China. Reuse can help realize eco-efficient and sustainable WEEE management, with environmentally friendly materials recovery. At present, reusability of products and components is determined only by the products functional situation or the economic cost benefit analysis. It does not cover all the three pillars of sustainability, including environment, economy and society. In this study, the emerging integrated method, Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment (LCSA), is employed to measure reusability of typical electrical and electronic products and components. The results of case studies show that, LCSA based reusability of typical electrical and electronic products and components will help improve WEEE management policy.

Bin Lu; Bo Li; Lihui Wang; Jianxin Yang; Jingru Liu; Xi Vincent Wang

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HBDR: a case-based tool for organizing architectural information on historic building designs  

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. 5 Searching a case: Browse screens . 56 . . 58 6 General information about the design case . 59 7 Detail information about the design case. 8 Search screens for browse feedback . 60 . . 61 9 Student's feedback for a design case . . 62 10 Add... required to search the software . . . . . . 76 8 Responses about the software's functions 77 9 Summary of responses for comparative testing between two methods. . . . . . . . . . . . 78 CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION Recent developments in the field...

Mulye, Leena

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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A fault-tolerant framework for QoS-aware web service composition via case-based reasoning  

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Service-oriented systems are performed in a highly dynamic and heterogeneous environment to achieve a user's business requirements. In this paper, we introduce a case-based reasoning approach to improve the system's fault-tolerant ability meeting the end-to-end Quality-of-Service (QoS) constraints. We consider and quantify the fault information and QoS information together in a case. In addition, one case also includes one solution to cope with the corresponding fault. When a new fault occurs, its failure symptoms are extracted and matched against the case base to look for the most similar case. Furthermore, solution templates are presented considering the business process structure features. We also develop an influential region-based algorithm to minimise the handle cost. Based on our proposed method, a fault-tolerant framework is implemented. Comprehensive experiments are conducted employing a real QoS dataset and the experimental results show that our approach improves the fault-tolerant capability encouragingly.

Guoqiang Li; Lejian Liao; Dandan Song; Zibin Zheng

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Overview of energy-conserving development planning and design techniques based on five case studies  

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Findings and recommendations are presented of a review of five case studies of ways to conserve energy through development planning and site design in communities. Two approaches were used. In the first approach, a conventional, pre-existing plan was analyzed to determine potential energy use. Once energy-conservation options were identified and evaluated, the conventional plan was modified by employing those options. This approach was used in The Woodlands, Burke Center, and Radisson studies. In the second approach, energy-conservation options are independently identified and evaluated. Those options that passed specific criteria screening were then utilized in developing one or more totally new plans based on energy objectives. This approach was used in Greenbrier and Shenandoah. Radisson is a new town on the outskirts of Syracuse, New York. Greenbrier is a 3000 acre planned community adjacent to Norfolk and Virginia Beach. Shenandoah is a proposed new town in the Atlanta urbanized area. The Woodlands is a new community under development north of Houston. Burke Center is a residential planned unit development in Fairfax County, Virgnia. (MCW)

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1980-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Habitat-Lite: A GSC case study based on free text terms for environmental metadata  

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There is an urgent need to capture metadata on the rapidly growing number of genomic, metagenomic and related sequences, such as 16S ribosomal genes. This need is a major focus within the Genomic Standards Consortium (GSC), and Habitat is a key metadata descriptor in the proposed 'Minimum Information about a Genome Sequence' (MIGS) specification. The goal of the work described here is to provide a light-weight, easy-to-use (small) set of terms ('Habitat-Lite') that captures high-level information about habitat while preserving a mapping to the recently launched Environment Ontology (EnvO). Our motivation for building Habitat-Lite is to meet the needs of multiple users, such as annotators curating these data, database providers hosting the data, and biologists and bioinformaticians alike who need to search and employ such data in comparative analyses. Here, we report a case study based on semi-automated identification of terms from GenBank and GOLD. We estimate that the terms in the initial version of Habitat-Lite would provide useful labels for over 60% of the kinds of information found in the GenBank isolation-source field, and around 85% of the terms in the GOLD habitat field. We present a revised version of Habitat-Lite and invite the community's feedback on its further development in order to provide a minimum list of terms to capture high-level habitat information and to provide classification bins needed for future studies.

Kyrpides, Nikos; Hirschman, Lynette; Clark, Cheryl; Cohen, K. Bretonnel; Mardis, Scott; Luciano, Joanne; Kottmann, Renzo; Cole, James; Markowitz, Victor; Kyrpides, Nikos; Field, Dawn

2008-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A case study of condition based maintenance modelling based upon the oil analysis data of marine diesel engines using stochastic filtering  

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This paper presents a case study of condition based maintenance modelling based on measured metal concentrations observed in oil samples of a fleet of marine diesel engines. The decision model for optimising the replacement time of the diesel engines conditional on observed measurements is derived and applied to the case discussed. We described the datasets, which were cleaned and re-organised according to the need of the research. The residual time distribution required in the decision model was formulated using a technique called stochastic filtering. Procedures for model parameter estimation are constructed and discussed in detail. The residual life model presented has been fitted to the case data, and the modelling outputs are discussed.

Wenbin Wang; B. Hussin; Tim Jefferis

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Achieving HR-Firm Performance Linkage through Organizational Strategy Implementation: Qualitative Case Studies of Four U.S. Based Firms  

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) implementation in four U.S. based distribution companies. A qualitative case study approach was utilized to answer the following research issues: 1) the role; 2) the extent of HRM&D involvement in LQS implementation and; 3) the effect on organizational...

Alagaraja, Meera

2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Fuzzy Logic-based energy efficiency Life Cycle Assessment with a case study of corn-based fuel ethanol in China  

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A fuzzy logic based method of energy efficiency assessment of Biomass-based Fuel Ethanol (BFE) production is introduced in this paper. Energy relevant inventory variables are defined and described by fuzzy sets representing the differences in energy inventory data between the BFE system and its reference. A fuzzy reasoning process is developed to derive the energy efficiency from the fuzzificated inventory data. This method distinguishes itself by simple calculation, lower requirements of data accuracy and capability of processing subjectivity. A case study of corn-based fuel ethanol from Northeast China is conducted to demonstrate the application of the proposed method.

Suiran Yu; Jing Tao

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparing the performance of base map scales in GIS-based avalanche simulation: a case study from Palandken, Turkey  

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Snow avalanches are very complex and dynamic events that cause serious risk to human lives, infrastructure, and facilities in mountain environments. In this study, GIS-based avalanche simulations were investigate...

Abdurrahim Ayd?n

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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VALIDATION OF PV PERFORMANCE MODELS USING SATELLITE-BASED IRRADIANCE MEASUREMENTS: A CASE STUDY  

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performance model results are affected when satellite- based weather data is used in place of ground from a relatively small number of locations. In contrast, satellite-based radiation and weather data (e performance models using both ground and satellite-based weather inputs and compare model results

Perez, Richard R.

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Linear model-based estimation of blood pressure and cardiac output for Normal and Paranoid cases  

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Provisioning a generic simple linear mathematical model for Paranoid and Healthy cases leading to auxiliary investigation of the neuroleptic drugs effect imposed on cardiac output (CO) and blood pressure (BP). Multi-input single output system identification ... Keywords: Blood pressure, Cardiac output, Heart rate, MISO transfer function, Stroke volume, System identification

Mohamed Abdelkader Aboamer, Ahmad Taher Azar, Khaled Wahba, Abdallah S. Mohamed

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An intelligent information access system assisting a case based learning methodology evaluated in higher education with medical students  

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In recent years there has been a shift in educational methodologies toward a student-centered approach, one which increasingly emphasizes the integration of computer tools and intelligent systems adopting different roles. In this paper we describe in detail the development of an Intelligent Information Access system used as the basis for producing and assessing a constructivist learning methodology with undergraduate students. The system automatically detects significant concepts available within a given clinical case and facilitates an objective examination, following a proper selection process of the case in which is taken into account the students knowledge level. The learning methodology implemented is intimately related to concept-based, case-based and internet-based learning. In spite of growing theoretical research on the use of information technology in higher education, it is rare to find applications that measure learning and students perceptions and compare objective results with a free Internet search. Our work enables students to gain understanding of the concepts in a case through Web browser interaction with our computer system identifying these concepts and providing direct access to enriched related information from Medlineplus, Freebase and PubMed. In order to evaluate the learning activity outcomes, we have done a trial run with volunteer students from a 2nd year undergraduate Medicine course, dividing the volunteers into two groups. During the activity all students were provided with a clinical case history and a multiple choice test with medical questions relevant to the case. This test could be done in two different ways: learners in one group were allowed to freely seek information on the Internet, while the other group could only search for information using the newly developed computer tool. In the latter group, we measured how students perceived the tools support for solving the activity and the Web interface usability, supplying them with a Likert questionnaire for anonymous completion. The particular case selected was a female with a medical history of heart pathology, from which the system derived medical terms closely associated with her condition description, her clinical evolution and treatment.

Fernando Aparicio; Manuel De Buenaga; Margarita Rubio; Asuncin Hernando

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Resource-based industrialization in Peninsular Malaysia. A case study of the rubber products manufacturing industry.  

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??This economic history and examination of the rubber products manufacturing industry in Peninsular Malaysia contributes to the subject of resource-based industrialization in the field of (more)

Goldthorpe, Christopher C.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Validation of PV performance models using satellite-based irradiance measurements : a case study.  

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Photovoltaic (PV) system performance models are relied upon to provide accurate predictions of energy production for proposed and existing PV systems under a wide variety of environmental conditions. Ground based meteorological measurements are only available from a relatively small number of locations. In contrast, satellite-based radiation and weather data (e.g., SUNY database) are becoming increasingly available for most locations in North America, Europe, and Asia on a 10 x 10 km grid or better. This paper presents a study of how PV performance model results are affected when satellite-based weather data is used in place of ground-based measurements.

Stein, Joshua S.; Parkins, Andrew (Clean Power Research); Perez, Richard (University at Albany)

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Renewable Energy-Based Mini-Grid for Rural Electrification: Case Study of an Indian Village  

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Although off-grid electrification has become a cost-effective and ... individual options receive greater attention; and when mini-grid-based solutions are considered, traditionally a single ... energy technologie...

Rohit Sen; Subhes C. Bhattacharyya

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Approach for Designing Solar Photovoltaic-Based Mini-Grid Projects: A Case Study from India  

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Having the largest rural population in the world, India confronts a huge challenge for rural electrification, especially for electrifying remote, forested and tribal habitations. Solar Photovoltaic-based mini-grids

K. Rahul Sharma; Debajit Palit

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Rights-based evaluation of government responses to a given 'natural' disaster : Katrina as case study  

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Disaster impacts human mobility and a rights-based approach to disaster response is needed to protect the human rights of those who seek migration as an adaptation strategy. This paper deals with returning to a place after ...

Haeffner, Melissa (Melissa Ann)

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Collective action for community-based hazard mitigation: a case study of Tulsa project impact  

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During the past two decades, community-based hazard mitigation (CBHM) has been newly proposed and implemented as an alternative conceptual model for emergency management to deal with disasters comprehensively in order to curtail skyrocketing...

Lee, Hee Min

2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Localized change management in two cases : supply base cost escalation and obsolescence management  

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There are several models for change available to modern organizations based on decades of research. This research tends to focus on broad changes, such as enterprise transformations. This thesis presents a model developed ...

Harris Robert J., Jr. (Robert Jerrell)

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Computers & Geosciences 29 (2003) 351359 A case against Kd-based transport models: natural attenuation  

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attenuation at a mill tailings site Chen Zhu* Department of Geology and Planetary Science, University)-based transport model. The study site is a contaminated groundwater aquifer underneath a uranium mill tailings

Polly, David

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ESS 2012 Peer Review - Iron Based Flow Batteries for Low Cost Grid Level Energy Storage - Jesse Wainright, Case Western Reserve  

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authors gratefully acknowledge the support of the Department of Energy/Office of Electricity's Energy Storage Program. authors gratefully acknowledge the support of the Department of Energy/Office of Electricity's Energy Storage Program. Iron Based Flow Batteries for Low Cost Grid Level Energy Storage J.S. Wainright, R. F. Savinell, P.I.s Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University Purpose Impact on Iron Based Batteries on the DOE OE Energy Storage Mission Recent Results Recent Results Develop efficient, cost-effective grid level storage capability based on iron. Goals of this Effort: * Minimize Cost/Watt by increasing current density - Hardware Cost >> Electrolyte Cost * Minimize Cost/Whr by increasing plating capacity * Maximize Efficiency by minimizing current lost to hydrogen evolution Electrochemistry of the all-Iron system:

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Integrating bibliometrics and roadmapping methods: A case of dye-sensitized solar cell technology-based industry in China  

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Abstract Emerging industries are attracting increasing attention as they engage in innovation activities that transgress the boundaries of science and technology. Policy makers and industrial communities use roadmapping methods to predict future industrial growth, but the existing bibliometric/workshop methods have limitations when analyzing the full-lifecycle industrial emergence, including the transitions between science, technology, application, and the mass market. This paper, therefore, proposes a framework that integrates bibliometrics and a technology roadmapping (TRM) workshop approach to strategize and plan the future development of the new, technology-based industry. The dye-sensitized solar cell technology-based industry in China is selected as a case study. In this case, the bibliometrics method is applied to analyze the existing position of science and technology, and TRM workshops are used to strategize the future development from technology to application and marketing. Key events and impact on the development of the new, technology-based industry have been identified. This paper will contribute to the roadmapping and foresight methodology, and will be of interest to solar photovoltaic industry researchers.

Xin Li; Yuan Zhou; Lan Xue; Lucheng Huang

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Determinants of Success for Community-based Tourism: The Case of Floating Markets in Thailand  

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of participatory planning in Indonesia (1999), Lis (2006) study of community participation in tourism in China, Hipwells study of community- based ecotourism (CBET) in Taiwan (2007), Al-Oun and Al-Homouds study of CBT in 4 Jordan (2008), and Sebeles study... discussed without reference to sustainable development (1997, p. 857). Due to the popularity of SD, the label of ST has been attached to various types of tourism concepts and products such as nature-based tourism, ecotourism, adventure tourism, and so on...

Vajirakachorn, Thanathorn

2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Formative Evaluation of IT-based Services: A Case Study of a Meal Planning Service  

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......families, based on the factors identified in the pre-test, influenced the future direction of the service development...on the level of a concept and, yet, in order to test its potential, the test situation needed to be rather complex. In these situations......

Johan Blomkvist; Johan berg; Stefan Holmlid

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A case against Kd-based transport models: natural attenuation at a mill tailings site  

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This study compares numerical modeling results of contaminant transport using a multi-component coupled reactive mass transport model and a distribution coefficient (Kd)-based transport model. The study site is a contaminated groundwater ... Keywords: contaminant, coupled processes, geochemical modeling, transport

Chen Zhu

2003-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Myths and Barriers to the Introduction of Safety Cases in Space-Based Systems Chris W. Johnson (1), Derek A. Robins (2)  

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safety culture. Other concerns stem from misunderstandings. For example, recent discussions aboutMyths and Barriers to the Introduction of Safety Cases in Space-Based Systems Chris W. Johnson (1) SAIC, Houston, Texas, USA. Abstract Safety cases provide high-level support for the development

Johnson, Chris

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Energy efficiency and the economists: The case for a policy based on economic principles  

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People interested in energy policy, whether in business, finance, government, or the environmental movement, should welcome and support an approach based on economic principles for three reasons. By solving the financing problem and encouraging innovation and cost-efficiency, the economic-efficiency approach will enable all countries to meet energy demands. By giving proper weight to the development and use of low-polluting technologies this approach will enable reduction of local and, over the long-term global pollution as energy demands grow. And in developing countries especially, an economic approach will enable the industry to play its part in raising living standards for the population at large. Given good policies, there is no reason at all why developing countries, like the industrial countries before them, should not enjoy the benefits of much higher levels of energy consumption than they do today.

Anderson, D. [The World Bank, Washington, DC (United States)

1995-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Diagnostics based on thermodynamic analysis of performance of steam turbines: case histories  

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The purpose of this paper is to describe some types of failures which have occurred with the ENEL stock of fossil-fuel steam turbines over the last 5--7 years. This paper also presents the corresponding thermodynamic analysis of turbine parameters which permitted failure diagnosis and pre-scheduled opening of the turbine. The examined failures concern: in-service rupture of the bell seal retainer nut between the SH steam inlet sleeves and the inner HP/IP cylinder, on turbines with a main steam inlet system with bell seals; incorrect assembly of pressure seal rings between steam inlet sleeves and the inner cylinder on turbines with a main steam inlet system with pressure seal rings during a scheduled outage; and steam flow path restriction in IP turbine inlet. Thermodynamic failure analysis and the subsequent analysis of turbine damage (mechanical and financial) enabled condition-based maintenance operations to be carried out.

Tirone, G.; Arrighi, L.; Bonifacino, L.

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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A rough set-based corporate memory for the case of ecotourism  

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Abstract Corporate memory (CM) is a major asset of any modern organization and provides access to the strategic knowledge and experience making a company more competitive. Until now, CM has not been broadly applied to tourisms, where changes are rapid, both in the nature of eco-tourist behavior and impact on the environment. In order to develop sustainable ecotourism, agile decision-making based on rules induced from data is required. However, ecotourism often provides numerous qualitative data. The qualitative nature of the data makes it difficult to analyze using standard statistical techniques. The rough set approach is suitable for processing qualitative information. In this paper, the proposed CM is incorporated within the rough set in the tourism sector, to provide efficient knowledge management for resolving the problems: (1) to understand the purposes for traveling of tourists and their feedback, and (2) to improve a travel package for attracting valued eco-tourists and reducing environmental damage.

Chun-Che Huang; Wen-Yau Liang; Tzu-Liang (Bill) Tseng; Ruo-Yin Wong

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Profiling micro-enterprises: the case of home-based businesses in New Zealand  

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Micro-enterprises represent significant proportions of small firms in most economies yet they are not routinely profiled or studied. This paper examines business processes and activities of micro home-based businesses (HBB) from an empirical study of 522 firms in New Zealand. Key findings profile the microscopic scale of HBB and their flexibility in operating both at and away from home. The importance of sources of finance, marketing activities, relationships, and business indicators for HBB are evaluated. Aspirations for growth were very high, with HBB reporting personal factors as the most important resources for growth, followed by functional business activities and expertise. Furthermore, high levels of GST registration and international business activities indicate that many HBB are quite business savvy.

Delwyn N. Clark; Heather Douglas

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Appendix E: Other NEMS-MP results for the base case and scenarios.  

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The NEMS-MP model generates numerous results for each run of a scenario. (This model is the integrated National Energy Modeling System [NEMS] version used for the Multi-Path Transportation Futures Study [MP].) This appendix examines additional findings beyond the primary results reported in the Multi-Path Transportation Futures Study: Vehicle Characterization and Scenario Analyses (Reference 1). These additional results are provided in order to help further illuminate some of the primary results. Specifically discussed in this appendix are: (1) Energy use results for light vehicles (LVs), including details about the underlying total vehicle miles traveled (VMT), the average vehicle fuel economy, and the volumes of the different fuels used; (2) Resource fuels and their use in the production of ethanol, hydrogen (H{sub 2}), and electricity; (3) Ethanol use in the scenarios (i.e., the ethanol consumption in E85 vs. other blends, the percent of travel by flex fuel vehicles on E85, etc.); (4) Relative availability of E85 and H2 stations; (5) Fuel prices; (6) Vehicle prices; and (7) Consumer savings. These results are discussed as follows: (1) The three scenarios (Mixed, (P)HEV & Ethanol, and H2 Success) when assuming vehicle prices developed through literature review; (2) The three scenarios with vehicle prices that incorporate the achievement of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) program vehicle cost goals; (3) The three scenarios with 'literature review' vehicle prices, plus vehicle subsidies; and (4) The three scenarios with 'program goals' vehicle prices, plus vehicle subsidies. The four versions or cases of each scenario are referred to as: Literature Review No Subsidies, Program Goals No Subsidies, Literature Review with Subsidies, and Program Goals with Subsidies. Two additional points must be made here. First, none of the results presented for LVs in this section include Class 2B trucks. Results for this class are included occasionally in Reference 1. They represent a small, though noticeable, segment of the 'LV plus 2B' market (e.g., a little more than 3% of today's energy use in that market). We generally do not include them in this discussion, simply because it requires additional effort to combine the NEMS-MP results for them with the results for the other LVs. (Where there is an exception, we will indicate so.) Second, where reference is made to E85, the ethanol content is actually 74%. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) assumes that, to address cold-starting issues, the percent of ethanol in E85 will vary seasonally. The EIA uses an annual average ethanol content of 74% in its forecasts. That assumption is maintained in the NEMS-MP scenario runs.

Plotkin, S. E.; Singh, M. K.; Energy Systems

2009-12-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Diagnostics based on thermodynamic analysis of performance of steam turbines: Case histories  

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The purpose of this paper is to describe some types of failures which have occurred with the ENEL stock of fossil-fuel steam turbines over the last 5--7 years. This paper also presents the corresponding thermodynamic analysis of turbine parameters which permitted failure diagnosis and pre-scheduled opening of the turbine. The examined failures concern: (1) in-service rupture of the bell seal retainer nut between a SH steam inlet sleeve and the inner HP/IP cylinder, on turbines with a main steam inlet system with bell seals; (2) incorrect assembly of pressure seal rings between steam inlet sleeves and the inner cylinder on turbines with a main steam inlet system with pressure seal rings during a scheduled outage; (3) steam flow path restriction in IP turbine inlet; (4) steam flow path restriction in 1st HP turbine stage nozzles; and (5) steam flow path restriction in 2nd HP turbine stage vanes. Thermodynamic failure analysis and the subsequent analysis of turbine damage (mechanical and financial) enabled condition-based maintenance operations to be carried out.

Tirone, G.; Arrighi, L.; Bonifacino, L.

1998-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lipid-Based Nanodiscs as Models for Studying Mesoscale Coalescence A Transport Limited Case  

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Lipid-based nanodiscs (bicelles) are able to form in mixtures of long- and short-chain lipids. Initially, they are of uniform size but grow upon dilution. Previously, nanodisc growth kinetics have been studied using time-resolved small angle neutron scattering (SANS), a technique which is not well suited for probing their change in size immediately after dilution. To address this, we have used dynamic light scattering (DLS), a technique which permits the collection of useful data in a short span of time after dilution of the system. The DLS data indicate that the negatively charged lipids in nanodiscs play a significant role in disc stability and growth. Specifically, the charged lipids are most likely drawn out from the nanodiscs into solution, thereby reducing interparticle repulsion and enabling the discs to grow. We describe a population balance model, which takes into account Coulombic interactions and adequately predicts the initial growth of nanodiscs with a single parameter i.e., surface potential. The results presented here strongly support the notion that the disc coalescence rate strongly depends on nanoparticle charge density. The present system containing low-polydispersity lipid nanodiscs serves as a good model for understanding how charged discoidal micelles coalesce.

Hu, Andrew [University of Connecticut, Storrs; Fan, Tai-Hsi [University of Connecticut, Storrs; Katsaras, John [ORNL; Xia, Yan [University of Connecticut, Storrs; Li, Ming [University of Connecticut, Storrs; Nieh, Mu-Ping [University of Connecticut, Storrs

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Life cycle inventory for palm based plywood: A gate-to-gate case study  

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The oil palm industry heavily relies on the world market. It is essential to ensure that the oil palm industry is ready to meet the demands and expectation of these overseas customers on the environmental performance of the oil palm industry. Malaysia produces 13.9 million tons of oil palm biomass including oil palm trunk (OPT) frond and empty fruits bunches (EFB) annually. OPT felled in some oil palm plantations during replanting is transported to various industries and one such industry is the plywood factories. In order to gauge the environmental performance of the use of OPT as plywood a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) study was conducted for palm based plywood. LCA is an important tool to assess the environmental performance of a product or process. Life cycle inventory (LCI) is the heart of a LCA study. This LCI study has a gate-to-gate system boundary and the functional unit is 1 m3 palm plywood produced and covers three types of plywood; Moisture Resistance Plywood (MR) Weather Boiling Proof Plywood Grade 1 (WBP Grade 1) at Factory D and Weather Boiling Proof Plywood Grade 2 (WBP Grade 2) at Factory E. Both factories use two different types of drying processes; conventional drying at Factory D and kiln drying at Factory E. This inventory data was collected from two factories (D and E) representing 40% of Malaysia palm plywood industry. The inputs are mainly the raw materials which are the oil palm trunks and tropical wood veneers and the energy from diesel and electricity from grid which is mainly used for the drying process. The other inputs include water urea formaldehyde phenol formaldehyde flour and melamine powder. The outputs are the biomass waste which consists of oil palm trunk off-cut and emission from boiler. Generally all types of plywood production use almost same materials and processing methods in different quantities. Due to the different process efficiency Factory D uses less input of raw materials and energy compared to Factory E.

Shamim Ahmad; Ismail Sahid; Vijaya Subramaniam; Halimah Muhamad; Anis Mokhtar

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A watershed-based method for environmental vulnerability assessment with a case study of the Mid-Atlantic region  

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The paper presents a method for environmental vulnerability assessment with a case study of the Mid-Atlantic region. The method is based on the concept of 'self-/peer-appraisal' of a watershed in term of vulnerability. The self-/peer-appraisal process is facilitated by two separate linear optimization programs. The analysis provided insights on the environmental conditions, in general, and the relative vulnerability pattern, in particular, of the Mid-Atlantic region. The suggested method offers a simple but effective and objective way to perform a regional environmental vulnerability assessment. Consequently the method can be used in various steps in environmental assessment and planning. - Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer We present a method for regional environmental vulnerability assessment. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer It is based on the self-/peer-appraisal concept in term of vulnerability. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer The analysis is facilitated by two separate linear optimization programs. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer The method provides insights on the regional relative vulnerability pattern.

Tran, Liem T., E-mail: ltran1@utk.edu [Department of Geography, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States); O& #x27; Neill, Robert V. [OTIE and Associates, Oak Ridge, TN (United States); Smith, Elizabeth R. [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, National Exposure Research Laboratory, Research Triangle Park, NC (United States)

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Case Based Dental Radiology  

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Dental radiology is quickly becoming integral to the standard of care in veterinary dentistry. This is not only because it is critical for proper patient care, but also because client expectations have increased. Furthermore, providing dental radiographs as a routine service can create significant practice income. This article details numerous conditions that are indications for dental radiographs. As you will see, dental radiographs are often critical for proper diagnosis and treatment. These conditions should not be viewed as unusual; they are present within all of our practices. When you choose not to radiograph these teeth, you leave behind painful pathology. Utilizing the knowledge gained from dental radiographs will both improve patient care and increase acceptance of treatment recommendations. Consequently, this leads to increased numbers of dental procedures performed at your practice.

Brook A. Niemiec

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Epigastric Hernia in Pregnancy: A Management Plan Based on a Systematic Review of Literature and a Case History  

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Symptomatic epigastric hernia is rare in pregnant women. A case history, management of which prompted a systematic review of the literature and proposed plan for treatment of such cases, is hereby ... hernias in ...

Samuel A. Debrah; Amalachukwu M. Okpala

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimal Design of a Fossil Fuel-Based Hydrogen Infrastructure with Carbon Capture and Sequestration: Case Study in Ohio  

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Infrastructure with Carbon Capture and Sequestration: CaseINFRASTRUCTURE WITH CARBON CAPTURE AND SEQUESTRATION: CASEhydrogen production with carbon capture and sequestration,

Johnson, Nils; Yang, Christopher; Ni, Jason; Johnson, Joshua; Lin, Zhenhong; Ogden, Joan M

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Alcohol Quantity and Type on Risk of Recurrent Gout Attacks: An Internet-based Case-crossover Study  

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AbstractObjectives Although beer and liquor have been associated with risk of incident gout, wine has not. Yet anecdotally, wine is thought to trigger gout attacks. Further, how much alcohol intake is needed to increase the risk of gout attack is not known. We examined the quantity and type of alcohol consumed on risk of recurrent gout attacks. Methods We conducted a prospective Internet-based case-crossover study in the US among participants with gout and who had at least one attack during the 1 year of follow-up. We evaluated the association of alcohol intake over the prior 24 hours as well as the type of alcoholic beverage with risk of recurrent gout attack, adjusting for potential time-varying confounders. Results This study included 724 participants with gout (78% men, mean age 54 years). There was a significant dose-response relationship between amount of alcohol consumption and risk of recurrent gout attacks (P gout attack was 1.36 (95% confidence interval [CI], 1.00-1.88) and 1.51 (95% CI, 1.09-2.09) times higher for >1-2 and >2-4 alcoholic beverages, respectively, compared with no alcohol consumption in the prior 24 hours. Consuming wine, beer, or liquor was each associated with an increased risk of gout attack. Conclusions Episodic alcohol consumption, regardless of type of alcoholic beverage, was associated with an increased risk of recurrent gout attacks, including potentially with moderate amounts. Individuals with gout should limit alcohol intake of all types to reduce the risk of recurrent gout attacks.

Tuhina Neogi; Clara Chen; Jingbo Niu; Christine Chaisson; David J. Hunter; Yuqing Zhang

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Model-Based LCA for Sustainable Energy-Production from Olive-Oil Production: An Italian Agricultural-District Case  

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Renewable energy sources will play in the years to come a central role in moving the world onto a more secure, reliable and sustainable energy path. In this paper the case of an Italian power plant fed from bi...

Francesca Intini; Gianluca Rospi

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Ode to the case report  

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JP. In defense of case reports and case series. Ann InternIJ. Evidence based case reports. Undergraduates in Cork have2. Vandenbroucke JP. Case reports of suspected adverse drug

Rosen, Ted

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Application of Well-Based Surrogate Reservoir Models (SRMs) to Two Offshore Fields in Saudi Arabia, Case Study  

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SPE 153845 Application of Well-Based Surrogate Reservoir Models (SRMs) to Two Offshore Fields for presentation at the SPE Western North American Regional Meeting held in Bakersfield, California, USA, 19, the pressure and saturation changes at each grid block. Well-based SRM is based on the pattern recognition

Mohaghegh, Shahab

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Multi-Path Transportation Futures Study: Vehicle Characterization and Scenario Analyses - Appendix E: Other NEMS-MP Results for the Base Case and Scenarios  

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Appendix E: Other NEMS-MP Results Appendix E: Other NEMS-MP Results for the Base Case and Scenarios Energy Systems Division Availability of This Report This report is available, at no cost, at http://www.osti.gov/bridge. It is also available on paper to the U.S. Department of Energy and its contractors, for a processing fee, from: U.S. Department of Energy Office of Scientific and Technical Information P.O. Box 62

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Adapting numerical representations of lung contours us-ing Case-Based Reasoning and Artificial Neural Net-  

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and Nuclear Safety, France {farah,broggio,franck}@irsn.fr Abstract. In case of a radiological emergency situation involving accidental human exposure, a dosimetry evaluation must be established as soon, a dosimetry evaluation must be estab- lished for each potential victim (subject) as soon as possible. In most

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Adapting a Beam-Based Rotordynamics Model to Accept a General Three-Dimensional Finite-Element Casing Model  

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-axisymmetric model, structural dynamics modes can be modeled by lateral modes in two orthogonal planes. Modal information of the complex 3D casing structures are generated, and then incorporated into the 2D code after a series of pre-processing steps. A reduction...

James, Stephen M.

2011-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

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The emergence of a mass community-based ecotourism theme park : the case of Ejido Chacchoben, Quintana Roo, Mexico.  

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?? In 1998, a dispute between a federal government agency and the local community of Chacchoben resulted in the emergence of a community-based ecotourism (CBE) (more)

Beitl, Christine M.

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The evolution of home detention based sanctions frameworks in the USA and Australia up to 2013: a comparative case study.  

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??Contemporary Home Detention Based Sanctions (HDBS), which utilise electronic monitoring (EM) technology, became first available in the 1980s in the United States of America (USA). (more)

Martinovic, M

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Regional assessment of environmental equity through GIS-based clustering and non-parametric statistical testing: a case study of Dallas County, Texas, USA  

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Previous GIS-based methods for assessing regional environmental equity issues tended to simplify the definition of impact area for a hazardous site by either directly adopting the pre-existing census unit or constructing a buffer with an arbitrary radius. Subsequent spatial analyses based on such a simplification support rather limited statistical analysis. The present paper reviews this methodological issue and proposes a more robust method combining statistical clustering, spatial overlay analysis, and non-parametric statistical testing for regional equity assessment. In this method, impact areas for individual population groups are derived through statistical clustering based on the internal data structure of multiple demographic variables, and facilities are tallied within each cluster zone to support a valid chi-square test. A case study on Dallas County, Texas, USA, demonstrated the advantages of this method, including data self-organisation for case-specific analysis, avoidance of arbitrariness of impact area definition, ability to provide a comprehensive evaluation based on multiple demographic characteristics, and statistical comparability with highly skewed data distribution.

Minhe Ji; T.S. Sunil

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GIS-Based Regionalized Life Cycle Assessment: How Big Is Small Enough? Methodology and Case Study of Electricity Generation  

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GIS-Based Regionalized Life Cycle Assessment: How Big Is Small Enough? ... Several data sets were combined to form a life cycle inventory database of all large electricity generators in the United States for the year 2005. ... The North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) defines 10 regions, mapped in section 5 of the SI, that have their own regulatory or technical independence. ...

Christopher L. Mutel; Stephan Pfister; Stefanie Hellweg

2011-12-27T23:59:59.000Z

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A Case Study: A Model-Based Approach to Retrofit a Network Fault Management System with Self-Healing Functionality  

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Adding self-healing capabilities to network management systems holds great promise for delivering important goals, such as QoS, while simultaneously lowering capital expenditure, operation cost, and maintenance cost. In this paper, we present a model-based ... Keywords: Self-healing, aspect modeling, network management

Yan Liu; Jing Zhang; Michael Jiang; David Raymer; John Strassner

2008-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 140, 297311, 2013 SIMPLE, TAYLOR-BASED WORST-CASE MODEL FOR  

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) is resolving unwanted electromagnetic interactions between electronic systems. The number of possibleProgress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 140, 297­311, 2013 SIMPLE, TAYLOR-BASED WORST Rennes Cedex 7, France Abstract--To obtain Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC), we would like to study

Boyer, Edmond

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Model-based Requirement Verification : A Case Study Feng Liang1,2 Wladimir Schamai3 Olena Rogovchenko1  

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the system. Modelica is non-proprietary, object-oriented, equation based language for modeling multi-domain complex physical systems. 2 An Integrated Modeling Approach 2.1 Requirement Specification in the Indus- quirements) approach. Keywords: system modeling; requirement verifica- tion; ModelicaML 1 Introduction

Zhao, Yuxiao

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Forecasting short-term electricity consumption using a semantics-based genetic programming framework: The South Italy case  

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Abstract Accurate and robust short-term load forecasting plays a significant role in electric power operations. This paper proposes a variant of genetic programming, improved by incorporating semantic awareness in algorithm, to address a short term load forecasting problem. The objective is to automatically generate models that could effectively and reliably predict energy consumption. The presented results, obtained considering a particularly interesting case of the South Italy area, show that the proposed approach outperforms state of the art methods. Hence, the proposed approach reveals appropriate for the problem of forecasting electricity consumption. This study, besides providing an important contribution to the energy load forecasting, confirms the suitability of genetic programming improved with semantic methods in addressing complex real-life applications.

Mauro Castelli; Leonardo Vanneschi; Matteo De Felice

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The Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE) of wave energy using GIS based analysis: The case study of Portugal  

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Abstract The main objective of this paper is to establish an economic modelling of wave energy through a Geographical Information System (GIS). Furthermore, this method has been tested for the particular case of the Portuguese coast. It determines the best sea areas to install wave energy converters in this region, using spatial analysis of the Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE). Several economic parameters, as capital or O&M costs, have been considered. In addition, a sensitivity analysis has been performed by varying the discount rate in three different scenarios. Several types of physical restrictions have been taken into account: bathymetry, submarine electrical cables, seabed geology, environmental conditions, protected areas in terms of heritage, navigation areas, seismic fault lines, etc. Spatial operations have been carried out to complete the procedure, using Model Builder of GIS software. Results indicate the most suitable areas in economic terms in Portugal to install wave energy devices.

Laura Castro-Santos; Geuffer Prado Garcia; Ana Estanqueiro; Paulo A.P.S. Justino

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Attracting private investments into rural electrification A case study on renewable energy based village grids in Indonesia  

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Abstract Renewable energy based village grids (RVGs) are widely considered to be a sustainable solution for rural electrification in non-OECD countries. However, diffusion rates of \\{RVGs\\} are relatively low. We take the viewpoint that, as public resources are scarce, investments from the private sector are essential to scale-up the diffusion. While existing literature mostly focuses on engineering, development and techno-economic aspects, the private sector's perspective remains under-researched. As investment decisions by private investors are mainly based on the risk/return profile of potential projects we based on literature reviews and field research investigate the risk and the return aspects of \\{RVGs\\} in Indonesia, a country with one of the largest potentials for RVGs. We find that considering the potential of local, national and international revenue streams, the returns of \\{RVGs\\} can be positive. Regarding the risk aspect, we see that private investors could address many of the existing barriers through their business model. However, the findings also point to the need for government action in order to further improve the risk/return profile and thereby attract private investments for RVGs.

Tobias S. Schmidt; Nicola U. Blum; Ratri Sryantoro Wakeling

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GIS-based study of the spatial distribution suitability of livestock and poultry farming: The case of Putian, Fujian, China  

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Abstract Spatial distribution, based on which the spatial layout and scale for regional livestock and poultry farming are determined, is critical to planning. At present, quantitative research on this topic is rare in China and even elsewhere. To assist in rational planning as well as in the scientific layout of the spatial distribution of livestock and poultry farms, this study establishes an evaluation index system for the spatial distribution suitability of the livestock and poultry sector and adopts Delphi method and analytic hierarchy process (AHP) to standardize each evaluation factor that affects the suitable spatial layout of livestock and poultry farming and consequently, to assign weights. The system is based on theory of land suitability; the organic combination of social, economic, and environmental factors; and geographic information system technology. GIS software is employed to generate the thematic maps of a single evaluation factor. The score of each block of livestock farming land suitability evaluation is then generated based on the results of the suitability analysis for a single factor along with the weighted calculation result of the weight of each evaluation factor and the application of the GIS overlay function. Results show that regardless of the size or proportion of areas suitable for livestock and poultry farming, Xianyou County and Hanjiang District remain suitable for livestock and poultry breeding layout; quantity distribution should give priority to these two areas as well. Recommendations to adjust spatial layout planning for livestock and poultry farming in Putian, Xianyou County, must be improved. The north and northwest areas should be considered in the layout for livestock and poultry farming. Planning for Hanjiang District should be readjusted, and priority should be given to Zhuangbian Town, Dayang Village, Xinxian Town, and Jiangkou Town. Chengxiang and Licheng Districts are relatively ideal and require only appropriate fine tuning. Planning for Xiuyu District should be readjusted, and priority should be given to suitable villages and towns, such as Dongqiao Town, Hushi Town, and Dongzhuang Town.

Lihong Peng; Wenwen Chen; Ming Li; Yu Bai; Yipeng Pan

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Individual-based modeling of environmental quality effects on early life stages of fish: A case study using striped bass  

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We demonstrate an individual-based approach to population modeling to evaluate environmental quality effects on early life stages of fishes. We believe that, regardless of the modeling approach, environmental quality effects ultimately must be evaluated at the population level. Determining population-level consequences of changes in environmental quality is critical because the population is the relevant endpoint of interest with respect to success of the species and its availability for harvest. It offers a common metric upon which to compare among different environmental factors, effects, and life stages.

Rose, K.A. (Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)); Cowan, J.H. Jr. (University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL (United States). Dept. of Marine Sciences); Houde, E.D. (Maryland Univ., Solomons, MD (United States). Chesapeake Biological Lab.); Coutant, C.C. (Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States))

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Individual-based modeling of environmental quality effects on early life stages of fish: A case study using striped bass  

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We demonstrate an individual-based approach to population modeling to evaluate environmental quality effects on early life stages of fishes. We believe that, regardless of the modeling approach, environmental quality effects ultimately must be evaluated at the population level. Determining population-level consequences of changes in environmental quality is critical because the population is the relevant endpoint of interest with respect to success of the species and its availability for harvest. It offers a common metric upon which to compare among different environmental factors, effects, and life stages.

Rose, K.A. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States); Cowan, J.H. Jr. [University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL (United States). Dept. of Marine Sciences; Houde, E.D. [Maryland Univ., Solomons, MD (United States). Chesapeake Biological Lab.; Coutant, C.C. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)

1992-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pilot design of biomass energy resources inquiry system based on MapX: a case of Liyang city in China  

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With the rapid development of large- and medium-scale biomass energy utilisation in Jiangsu Province of China, to explore the potential of biomass energy resources availability becomes increasingly necessary. This paper analyses the biomass energy resources within Liyang City of Changzhou and designs a referral information system based on MapX software provided by Mapinfo GIS platform. The system is secondarily developed according to practical demand and achieves many functions of professional GIS software such as amplification, dwindling, scale enquiry, point enquiry, thememap and so on. The enquiry system will provide valuable reference to energy and environmental policies or relevant biomass energy enterprises.

Peibing Yan; Weiming Wu; Xiaohua Wang

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Strategic backdrop analysis for fossil fuel planning. Task 2 report (New Task Series), The Base Case. Report 473-117-08/01  

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This report describes a base case analysis performed using the strategic backdrop analytical framework developed by The Futures Group to facilitate fossil fuel planning within the Department of Energy. It builds upon the data base compiled in the default case previously submitted but uses a different set of energy technology assumptions. Objectives of the strategic backdrop analysis project are: (1) to delineate alternative socioeconomic futures or target worlds for the United States and to derive, for each world, the amount of energy needed to sustain its level of economic activity and lifestyle, assuming no technological changes; (2) to construct an analytical framework that accounts for the flow of energy from the disaggregated end-use target demand sectors back through the distribution and conversion processes to primary resource requirements; (3) to use this framework 1) to analyze how alternative government policies and associated new technologies can change the primary resource needs and fuel mix while still providing the same level of end-use energy service for the target world, and 2) to highlight resource constraints, program inconsistencies, and economic, environmental, and social implications; (4) to transfer to DOE personnel the methodology for generating energy targets and accounting for important characteristics of alternative energy policies and technologies.

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Consumption-based CO2 accounting of China's megacities: The case of Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai and Chongqing  

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Abstract China has experienced rapid urbanization in the last three decades, with more than half of the population living in cities since 2012. The extent of urban production and urban lifestyles has become one of the main drivers for China's CO2 emissions. To analyze drivers of CO2 emissions we use a consumption-based accounting approach that allocates all emissions along the production chain to the product and place of final consumption, whereas a production-based approach would allocate all emissions to the place of origin. In this study, we focus on the spatial distribution of production activities leading to CO2 emissions across China as a consequence of final consumption in four Chinese mega cities: Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, and Chongqing. Urban consumption not only causes a large amount of emissions within its territory, but also imposes even much more emissions to its surrounding provinces via interregional supply chains. Results show that more than 48% of CO2 emissions related to goods consumed in Chongqing and more than 70% for Beijing, Shanghai and Tianjin occurred outside of the respective city boundary. In addition to the usual focus on efficiency, our analysis adds insights into the causes of CO2 emissions by looking at the drivers and types of consumption. Addressing consumption patterns in China's cities is critical for China's low carbon development.

Kuishuang Feng; Klaus Hubacek; Laixiang Sun; Zhu Liu

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Saeed, N., Yang, Y., & Sinnappan, S. (2009). Emerging Web Technologies in Higher Education: A Case of Incorporating Blogs, Podcasts and Social Bookmarks in a Web Programming Course based on Students' Learning Styles and Technology Preferences.  

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Saeed, N., Yang, Y., & Sinnappan, S. (2009). Emerging Web Technologies in Higher Education: A Case at kinshuk@ieee.org. Emerging Web Technologies in Higher Education: A Case of Incorporating Blogs, Podcasts, a research framework has been proposed to incorporate emerging web technologies into higher education based

Yang, Yun

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Wind speed and power density analysis based on Weibull and Rayleigh distributions (a case study: Firouzkooh county of Iran)  

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Abstract The present study aimed to analyze the wind speed data of Firouzkooh region. For this purpose, the wind speed data for a 3-h period measuring over a 10-year period (20012010) were analyzed to calculate and estimate the wind power generation potential. Similar trends of the wind speeds were seen in different years where the highest and the lowest mean wind speeds belonged to May 2010 and June 2002, respectively. The diurnal wind speed analysis demonstrated that the fastest winds blew from 6 am to 3 pm. Weibull and Rayleigh distribution functions were applied to find out the best fitting tool to the wind speed data. Results showed that Weibull and Rayleigh distribution functions can fit the actual values of wind speed well with almost the same coefficient of determination value (R2) of 0.97. The average values of wind power based on mean and root mean cube speed approaches were 203 and 248Wm?2year?1, respectively indicating that Firouzkooh region stands in class 4 (which is a suitable area for wind turbine establishment). Finally, wind rose diagram revealed that the prevailing wind direction falls in the sector between 180 and 270 clockwise from North.

S.H. Pishgar-Komleh; A. Keyhani; P. Sefeedpari

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GIS-based energy-economic model of low temperature geothermal resources: A case study in the Italian Marche region  

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This paper presents a computational procedure designed to derive a regional model of the low temperature geothermal potential and its economic exploitability. The model was applied to the Italian Marche region and developed with the support of a Geographic Information System (GIS), which highlights the spatial dependencies in the distribution of geothermic resources. The Low Temperature Geothermal Energy has already gained attention as a renewable energy resource for domestic heating and represents a growing opportunity for investment. Although it is common practice to conduct an accurate evaluation of the geothermal potential and its exploitability on a site during the construction of a single installation, there is not an established practice or guidelines for estimating this resource over large territories. This information could support an institutions ability to conduct regional energy planning and guide private entrepreneurship to meet new economic opportunities. To address these issues, the main contribution of this work is a model that reduces the distance between the physical knowledge of the territory/environment and economic analysis. The model is based on a useful assessment of low temperature geothermal potential obtained from physical parameters on a regional scale, from which a set of economic indicators are calculated to evaluate the actual economic accessibility to the geothermal energy resource.

Alberto Gemelli; Adriano Mancini; Sauro Longhi

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Combining empirical and theory-based land-use modelling approaches to assess economic potential of biofuel production avoiding iLUC: Argentina as a case study  

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Abstract In this paper, a land-use modelling framework is presented combining empirical and theory-based modelling approaches to determine economic potential of biofuel production avoiding indirect land-use changes (iLUC) resulting from land competition with other functions. The empirical approach explores future developments in food and feed production to determine land availability and technical potential of biofuel production. The theory-based approach assesses the economic performance of biofuel crops on the surplus land in comparison with other production systems and determines the economic potential of biofuel production. The framework is demonstrated for a case study in Argentina to determine the development of biofuel potential from soy and switchgrass up to 2030. Two scenarios were considered regarding future developments of productivity in agriculture and livestock production. It was found that under a scenario reflecting a continuation of current trends, no surplus land is expected to become available. Nevertheless, the potential for soybean biodiesel is expected to keep increasing up to 103PJ in 2030, due to the existence of a developed agro-industrial sector jointly producing feed and biodiesel. In case large technological developments occur, 32Mha could become available in 2030, which would allow for a technical potential of 472PJ soybean biodiesel and 1445PJ switchgrass bioethanol. According to the economic assessment, an economic potential of 368PJ of soy biodiesel and 1.1EJ switchgrass bioethanol could be attained, at a feedstock production cost of 100155 US$/ton and 2045 US$/ton, respectively. The region of southwest Buenos Aires and La Pampa provinces appeared to be particularly promising for switchgrass. The ability of jointly assessing future developments in land availability, technical and economic potential of biofuel production avoiding iLUC and spatial distribution of viable locations for growing biofuel crops means that the proposed framework is a step forward in assessing the potential for biofuel production that is both economically viable and sustainably produced.

V. Diogo; F. van der Hilst; J. van Eijck; J.A. Verstegen; J. Hilbert; S. Carballo; J. Volante; A. Faaij

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An evaluation of integrated-gasification-combined-cycle and pulverized-coal-fired steam plants: Volume 1, Base case studies: Final report  

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An evaluation of the performance and costs for a Texaco-based integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) power plant as compared to a conventional pulverized coal-fired steam (PCFS) power plant with flue gas desulfurization (FGD) is provided. A general set of groundrules was used within which each plant design was optimized. The study incorporated numerous sensitivity cases along with up-to-date operating and cost data obtained through participation of equipment vendors and process developers. Consequently, the IGCC designs presented in this study use the most recent data available from Texaco's ongoing international coal gasification development program and General Electric's continuing gas turbine development efforts. The Texaco-based IGCC has advantages over the conventional PCFS technology with regard to environmental emissions and natural resource requirements. SO/sub 2/, NOx, and particulate emissions are lower. Land area and water requirements are less for IGCC concepts. Coal consumption is less due to the higher plant thermal efficiency attainable in the IGCC plant. The IGCC plant also has the capability to be designed in several different configurations, with and without the use of natural gas or oil as a backup fuel. This capability may prove to be particularly advantageous in certain utility planning and operation scenarios. 107 figs., 114 tabs.

Pietruszkiewicz, J.; Milkavich, R.J.; Booras, G.S.; Thomas, G.O.; Doss, H.

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Newspaper coverage of suicide and initiation of suicide clusters in teenagers in the USA, 198896: a retrospective, population-based, case-control study  

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SummaryBackground Public health and clinical efforts to prevent suicide clusters are seriously hampered by the unanswered question of why such outbreaks occur. We aimed to establish whether an environmental factornewspaper reports of suicidehas a role in the emergence of suicide clusters. Methods In this retrospective, population-based, case-control study, we identified suicide clusters in young people aged 1320 years in the USA from 1988 to 1996 (preceding the advent of social media) using the timespace Scan statistic. For each cluster community, we selected two matched non-cluster control communities in which suicides of similarly aged youth occurred, from non-contiguous counties within the same state as the cluster. We examined newspapers within each cluster community for stories about suicide published in the days between the first and second suicides in the cluster. In non-cluster communities, we examined a matched length of time after the matched control suicide. We used a content-analysis procedure to code the characteristics of each story and compared newspaper stories about suicide published in case and control communities with mixed-effect regression analyses. Findings We identified 53 suicide clusters, of which 48 were included in the media review. For one cluster we could identify only one appropriate control; therefore, 95 matched control communities were included. The mean number of news stories about suicidal individuals published after an index cluster suicide (742 [SD 1002]) was significantly greater than the mean number of suicide stories published after a non-cluster suicide (514 [6.00]; pnewspaper reports about suicide (including specific story characteristics) and the initiation of teenage suicide clusters should provide an empirical basis to support efforts by mental health professionals, community officials, and the media to work together to identify and prevent the onset of suicide clusters. Funding US National Institute of Mental Health and American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

Madelyn S Gould; Marjorie H Kleinman; Alison M Lake; Judith Forman; Jennifer Bassett Midle

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An unstructured C-grid based method for 3-D global ocean dynamics: Free-surface formulations and tidal test cases  

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and tidal test cases G.R. Stuhne *, W.R. Peltier Department of Physics, University of Toronto, 60 St. George rights reserved. 1. Introduction In a previous paper (Stuhne and Peltier, 2006, hereafter SP), we

Peltier, W. Richard

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Toward a More Comprehensive Greenhouse Gas Emissions Assessment of Biofuels: The Case of Forest-Based FischerTropsch Diesel Production in Finland  

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Technology and feedstock production chain-specific factors, market-mediated factors and climate policy time frame issues are reflected using as a case study FischerTropsch diesel derived from boreal forest biomass in Finland. ... Hochman, G.; Rajagopal, D.; Zilberman, D.The effect of biofuels on crude oil markets AgBioForum 2010, 13 ( 2) 112 118 ...

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Ecophysiology as a tool for evaluating invasive-plant based bioenergies: physiological and ecological case-studies of Arundo donax and Elaeagnus angustifolia.  

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??In recent years, environmental and social pressures have fostered the development of biomass based energies. Development of `ideal' biomass feedstocks has led to characterizations of (more)

Nackley, Lloyd L.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

119

Raw Garlic Consumption as a Protective Factor for Lung Cancer, a Population-Based CaseControl Study in a Chinese Population  

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...air pollution, coal-related pollution...cancer, a meta-analysis based on limited...in the present analysis to increase statistical power. From 2003 to...demographic and social economic status, weekly...Statistical analysis Data were entered...

Zi-Yi Jin; Ming Wu; Ren-Qiang Han; Xiao-Feng Zhang; Xu-Shan Wang; Ai-Ming Liu; Jin-Yi Zhou; Qing-Yi Lu; Zuo-Feng Zhang; and Jin-Kou Zhao

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

120

Moderation of effects of AAC based on setting and types of aided AAC on outcome variables: An aggregate study of single-case research with individuals with ASD  

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. With respect to communication outcomes, both speech generating devices and the Picture Exchange Communication System were associated with larger effects than other picture-based systems. With respect to challenging behaviour outcomes, SGDs produced larger... disorders (ASD) present unique skill deficits in communication that require specialized, intensive intervention [1]. Research and educational policy emphasize the importance of using evidence-based interventions to address skill deficits for individuals...

Ganz, Jennifer B.; Rispoli, Mandy J.; Mason, Rose A.; Hong, Ee Rea

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121

Enforcement Cases  

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cases Office of the General Counsel 1000 cases Office of the General Counsel 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC, 20585 202-586-5281 en AeroSys: Order (2011-SCE-1624) http://energy.gov/gc/downloads/aerosys-order-2011-sce-1624 AeroSys: Order (2011-SCE-1624)

122

Case Study  

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Case Study Case Study M2M Smart Grid Investment Grant 1 An irrigation pump connected to a web---to---wireless controller designed by M2M Communications. Agricultural Demand Response Program in California Helps Farmers Reduce Peak Electricity Usage, Operate More Efficiently Year---Round The development of a two---way, web---to---wireless controller for irrigation pumps is the foundation for an agricultural demand response program in California. Designed by M2M Communications of Boise, Idaho, the controller is part of an irrigation load control system that also includes sensors, smart meters, and other monitoring equipment. Partially funded with $2.2 million in Recovery Act stimulus funds awarded by the U.S. Department of

123

Case Number:  

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Name of Petitioner: Name of Petitioner: Date of Filing: Case Number: Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 JUL 2 2 2009 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS Appeal Dean P. Dennis March 2, 2009 TBA-0072 Dean D. Dennis filed a complaint of retaliation under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. Mr. Dennis alleged that he engaged in protected activity and that his employer, National Security Technologies, LLC (NSTec ), subsequently terminated him. An Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) Hearing Officer denied relief in Dean P. Dennis, Case No. TBH-0072, 1 and Mr. Dennis filed the instant appeal. As discussed below, the appeal is denied. I. Background The DOE established its Contractor Employee Protection Program to "safeguard public

124

FOIA Cases  

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foia-cases Office of Hearings and Appeals 1000 foia-cases Office of Hearings and Appeals 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC, 20585 202-287-1566 en FIA-13-0077 - In the Matter of John F. Garrity http://energy.gov/oha/downloads/fia-13-0077-matter-john-f-garrity FIA-13-0077 - In the Matter of John F. Garrity

125

Security Cases  

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security-cases Office of Hearings and Appeals 1000 security-cases Office of Hearings and Appeals 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC, 20585 202-287-1566 en PSH-13-0103 - In the Matter of Personnel Security http://energy.gov/oha/downloads/psh-13-0103-matter-personnel-security PSH-13-0103 - In the Matter of Personnel Security

126

Whistleblower Cases  

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whistleblower-cases Office of Hearings and Appeals whistleblower-cases Office of Hearings and Appeals 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC, 20585 202-287-1566 en WBX-12-0004 - In the Matter of Denise Hunter http://energy.gov/oha/downloads/wbx-12-0004-matter-denise-hunter WBX-12-0004 - In the Matter of Denise Hunter

127

EIA Cases  

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eia-cases Office of Hearings and Appeals 1000 eia-cases Office of Hearings and Appeals 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC, 20585 202-287-1566 en TEE-0073 - In the Matter of Cole Distributing, Inc. http://energy.gov/oha/downloads/tee-0073-matter-cole-distributing-inc TEE-0073 - In the Matter of Cole Distributing, Inc.

128

An assessment of energy balance from sugar-based ethanol for fuel-saving and climate policy - the case of an island economy  

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The study assesses the efficiency of sugar-based ethanol production in Mauritius using the net energy balance and energy ratio. The findings indicate a positive net energy balance. For every one unit of fossil fuel used, the system returns more than six times in terms of renewable energy from ethanol. The fuel savings and other economic benefits which may be accrued to Mauritius are discussed. The sensitivity analysis shows that the fossil energy consumed in the production of fertilisers and in the transportation of feedstock to factory represents the main components which influence efficiency indicators. Greening the supply chain may enhance the efficiency and sustainability of bio-ethanol production systems. Green strategies may include the use of organic fertilisers, clean technology, and sustainable transportation and land use. The efficiency indicators can also be used to guide the CDM for sugar-based ethanol project.

Riad Sultan; Abdel Khoodaruth

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

129

A CLASSIFICATION OF H II REGIONS BASED ON OXYGEN AND HELIUM LINES: THE CASES OF TOL 2146-391 AND TOL 0357-3915  

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We present long-slit spectrophotometry of two H II galaxies: TOL 2146-391 and TOL 0357-3915. We performed a detailed analysis that involves abundance determinations relaxing the assumption of homogeneous temperature. The temperature inhomogeneity values, t{sup 2}, were obtained through two methods: (1) comparing abundances from oxygen recombination lines to abundances from collisionally excited lines and (2) by using the line intensity ratios of a set of He I lines together with the HELIO10 program. We find that the HELIO10 program is a good alternative to obtain a t{sup 2} value in photoionized regions where recombination lines of heavy elements are not available. We have plotted 27 high- and low-metallicity H II regions in an oxygen degree of ionization versus t{sup 2} diagram; we find areas populated by H II regions and areas void of them; the physical characteristics of each area are discussed. In addition, an average t{sup 2} value can be determined for the objects in each area. We propose to use this (t{sup 2}) value for the cases where a direct measurement of t{sup 2} cannot be determined.

Peimbert, Antonio; Pena-Guerrero, Maria A.; Peimbert, Manuel, E-mail: antonio@astro.unam.mx, E-mail: guerrero@astro.unam.mx, E-mail: peimbert@astro.unam.mx [Instituto de Astronomia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Apdo. Postal 70-264, Mexico CP 04510, DF (Mexico)

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

130

Evaluation of Flood Runoff Reduction Effect of LID (Low Impact Development) based on the Decrease in CN: Case Studies from Gimcheon Pyeonghwa District, Korea  

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Abstract LID are spread on a small scale throughout target area, therefore, evaluation of their overall effect on flood reduction is not straightforward. As one solution dealing with this problem, Yoo et al. (2012) proposed a methodology for quantifying the flood runoff reduction effect of storage facilities by curve number (CN). Introduction of various infiltration or storage facilities causes the decrease in CN, which can be calculated using the runoff. The result derived was summarized in a graph showing the decrease in CN as an effect of the runoff reduction. That is, the runoff reduction effect of infiltration or storage facilities was able to be easily estimated using the derived graph. In this study, LID effects of Gimcheon Pyeonghwa district in Korea was quantified using this method. Additionally, the reduction amount of the runoff volume using the method suggested by Yoo et al. (2012) was compared with that estimated by using SWMM 5.0. As a result of this, the effect of LID facilities was shown similarly in both cases using the methodology used in this study and simulated using SWMM 5.0. This result verified that the methodology was valid even though it is straightforward and simple.

J. Sin; C. Jun; J.H. Zhu; C. Yoo

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

131

Fuel Cell Power Model Version 2: Startup Guide, System Designs, and Case Studies. Modeling Electricity, Heat, and Hydrogen Generation from Fuel Cell-Based Distributed Energy Systems  

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This guide helps users get started with the U.S. Department of Energy/National Renewable Energy Laboratory Fuel Cell Power (FCPower) Model Version 2, which is a Microsoft Excel workbook that analyzes the technical and economic aspects of high-temperature fuel cell-based distributed energy systems with the aim of providing consistent, transparent, comparable results. This type of energy system would provide onsite-generated heat and electricity to large end users such as hospitals and office complexes. The hydrogen produced could be used for fueling vehicles or stored for later conversion to electricity.

Steward, D.; Penev, M.; Saur, G.; Becker, W.; Zuboy, J.

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

132

How do A-train Sensors Intercompare in the Retrieval of Above-Cloud Aerosol Optical Depth? A Case Study-based Assessment  

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We inter-compare the above-cloud aerosol optical depth (ACAOD) of biomass burning plumes retrieved from different A-train sensors, i.e., MODIS, CALIOP, POLDER, and OMI. These sensors have shown independent capabilities to detect and retrieve aerosol loading above marine boundary layer clouds--a kind of situation often found over the Southeast Atlantic Ocean during dry burning season. A systematic one-to-one comparison reveals that, in general, all passive sensors and CALIOP-based research methods derive comparable ACAOD with differences mostly within 0.2 over homogeneous cloud fields. The 532-nm ACAOD retrieved by CALIOP operational algorithm is largely underestimated; however, its 1064-nm AOD when converted to 500 nm shows closer agreement to the passive sensors. Given the different types of sensor measurements processed with different algorithms, the close agreement between them is encouraging. Due to lack of adequate direct measurements above cloud, the validation of satellite-based ACAOD retrievals remains an open challenge. The inter-satellite comparison, however, can be useful for the relative evaluation and consistency check.

Jethva, H. T.; Torres, O.; Waquet, F.; Chand, Duli; Hu, Yong X.

2014-01-16T23:59:59.000Z

133

Systems engineering approach to environmental risk management: A case study of depleted uranium at test area C-64, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. Master`s thesis  

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Environmental restoration is an area of concern in an environmentally conscious world. Much effort is required to clean up the environment and promote environmentally sound methods for managing current land use. In light of the public consciousness with the latter topic, the United States Air Force must also take an active role in addressing these environmental issues with respect to current and future USAF base land use. This thesis uses the systems engineering technique to assess human health risks and to evaluate risk management options with respect to depleted uranium contamination in the sampled region of Test Area (TA) C-64 at Eglin Air Force Base (AFB). The research combines the disciplines of environmental data collection, DU soil concentration distribution modeling, ground water modeling, particle resuspension modeling, exposure assessment, health hazard assessment, and uncertainty analysis to characterize the test area. These disciplines are required to quantify current and future health risks, as well as to recommend cost effective ways to increase confidence in health risk assessment and remediation options.

Carter, C.M.; Fortmann, K.M.; Hill, S.W.; Latin, R.M.; Masterson, E.J.

1994-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

134

Information and communication technology adoption and diffusion in micro-enterprises: the case of techno-savvy home-based businesses  

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The effective use of ICTs for business activities is of significant interest in a digital economy. This paper examines the adoption and diffusion of ICTs by micro home-based businesses (HBB) from an empirical study of 522 firms. Key findings include very high levels of internet, e-mail and cell phone usage for HBBs' business activities; and increasing website adoption levels with increasing geographic sales reach (from local, regional, national, to international). In spite of micro size and limited resources, many of these HBB were techno-savvy and capable of utilising the full range of ICTs to facilitate electronic business communications and online transactions. These findings are significant given the lack of prior research on the HBB sector and the scale of micro-enterprises in economies around the globe.

Delwyn N. Clark; Heather Douglas

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

135

A rough set-based game theoretical approach for environmental decision-making: A case of offshore oil and gas operations  

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Environmental decision-making in offshore oil and gas (OOG) operations can be extremely complex due to conflicting objectives or criteria, availability of vague and uncertain information, and interdependency among multiple decision-makers. Most existing studies ignore conflicting preferences and strategic interactions among decision-makers. This paper presents a game theoretical approach to solve multi-criteria conflict resolution problem under constrained and uncertain environments. Uncertainties in the quantification of imprecise data are expressed using rough numbers. A multi-criteria game is developed to model a decision problem in which three groups of decision-makers (i.e., operators, regulators and service engineers) are involved. This game is solved using the generalized maximin solution concept. With the solution (i.e., optimal weights of the criteria), the rough numbers can be aggregated to an expected payoff for each alternative. Finally, the weights of upper and lower limits of a rough number are employed to transform the expected payoff into a crisp score, based on which all alternatives are ranked to identify the best one. A numerical example is outlined to demonstrate the application of the proposed method to the selection of management scenarios of drilling wastes.

Ming Yang; Faisal I. Khan; Rehan Sadiq; Paul Amyotte

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

136

Development and Deployment of a Short Rotation Woody Crops Harvesting System Based on a Case New Holland Forage Harvester and SRC Woody Crop Header  

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Demand for bioenergy sourced from woody biomass is projected to increase; however, the expansion and rapid deployment of short rotation woody crop systems in the United States has been constrained by high production costs and sluggish market acceptance due to problems with quality and consistency from first-generation harvesting systems. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of crop conditions on the performance of a single-pass, cut and chip harvester based on a standard New Holland FR-9000 series forage harvester with a dedicated 130FB short rotation coppice header, and the quality of chipped material. A time motion analysis was conducted to track the movement of machine and chipped material through the system for 153 separate loads over 10 days on a 54-ha harvest. Harvester performance was regulated by either ground conditions, or standing biomass on 153 loads. Material capacities increased linearly with standing biomass up to 40 Mgwet ha-1 and plateaued between 70 and 90 Mgwet hr-1. Moisture contents ranged from 39 to 51% with the majority of samples between 43 and 45%. Loads produced in freezing weather (average temperature over 10 hours preceding load production) had 4% more chips greater than 25.4 mm (P < 0.0119). Over 1.5 Mgdry ha-1 of potentially harvested material (6-9% of a load) was left on site, of which half was commercially undesirable meristematic pieces. The New Holland harvesting system is a reliable and predictable platform for harvesting material over a wide range of standing biomass; performance was consistent overall in 14 willow cultivars.

Eisenbies, Mark [SUNY ESF; Volk, Timothy [SUNY ESF

2014-10-03T23:59:59.000Z

137

Science DMZ Case Studies  

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Studies Science Engagement Move your data Programs & Workshops Science Requirements Reviews Case Studies OSCARS Case Studies Science DMZ Case Studies Science DMZ @ UF Science DMZ @...

138

The Business Case for SEP  

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

Facilities pursue certification to Superior Energy Performance (SEP) to achieve an attractive return on investment while enhancing sustainability. The business case for SEP is based on detailed accounts from manufacturers that have implemented ISO 50001 and SEP. Gain an insiders view from these pioneers. Read the cost-benefit analysis, case studies, and presentations. A variety of documents and media describe how companies found value through certification to ISO 50001 and SEP.

139

A Simplified Residential Base-Case Model  

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.3 0.25 0 RUN_22 0.088 0.035 0.75 0.082 0.75 0.65 0.65 Frame 0.3 0.35 0 RUN_23 0.088 0.035 0.75 0.082 0.75 0.65 0.65 Frame 0.3 0.35 0.24 Run Name CONSTRUCTION p.9 September 2013 Energy Systems Laboratory, Texas A&M University method, including 7....12 September 2013 Energy Systems Laboratory, Texas A&M University 3.6 DHW Category Finally, the last category is the DHW category, which defines input parameters for a residential electric domestic hot water (DHW) system, in Table 7...

Do, S. L.; Choi, J. H.; Haberl, J. S.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

140

Hybrid similarity measure for case retrieval in CBR and its application to emergency response towards gas explosion  

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Case retrieval is a primary step in case-based reasoning (CBR). It is important to measure the similarity between each historical case and the target case during the case retrieval process. In recent years, some methods for similarity measure with multiple ... Keywords: Attribute value, Case retrieval, Case-based reasoning (CBR), Emergency response, Gas explosion, Hybrid similarity

Zhi-Ping Fan; Yong-Hai Li; Xiaohuan Wang; Yang Liu

2014-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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141

Case Engineering Group India | Open Energy Information  

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Group India Group India Jump to: navigation, search Name Case Engineering Group India Place Uttar Pradesh, India Sector Services, Solar Product Faridabad-based coal gasifiers and pollution services firm. Through its joint venture with Norasco the firm is planning to venture into solar power generation sector. References Case Engineering Group India[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Case Engineering Group India is a company located in Uttar Pradesh, India . References ↑ "Case Engineering Group India" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Case_Engineering_Group_India&oldid=343278" Categories: Clean Energy Organizations

142

LCA in The Netherlands: A Case Study  

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The Municipality of Venlo is building new municipal offices based on the guiding principles of C2C. A case study is presented on the townhall Venlo preformed in the LCA tool GreenCalc+ V2 (GC+) in...

Wim Zeiler; Ruben Pelzer; Wim Maassen

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

143

A case-based reasoning, 578 case-based image segmentation, 584-  

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, 26, 36, 37, 40, 57 knowledge discovery process, 6-9, 154-171 KnowledgeSEEKER, 61 Kruskal-Wallis test

Triantaphyllou, Evangelos

144

In Case of Emergency  

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In Case of Emergency In Case of Emergency Print FirePolice Emergency: ext. 7911 Cell phone or off-site: 510-486-7911 When dialing from off-site, the following numbers need to be...

145

A Case Study on a GQM-Based Quality Model for a Domain-Specific Reference Model Catalogue to Support Requirements Analysis within Information Systems Development in the German Energy Market  

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Within this contribution, an approach on a goal-question-metric (GQM) based quality model for a domain-specific reference model catalogue is introduced. First of all, we motivate and present an ontology-based ref...

Jos M. Gonzlez; Peter Fettke

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

146

Business Case for CNG in Municipal Fleets (Presentation)  

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Presentation about compressed natural gas in municipal fleets, assessing investment profitability, the VICE model, base-case scenarios, and pressing questions for fleet owners.

Johnson, C.

2010-07-27T23:59:59.000Z

147

Applicability of the Oregon-based Public and Private Child Welfare Models to Ukraine: A Case Study of the Training Seminars for Ukrainian Officials and Child Welfare Professionals ; Case Study of the Training Seminars for Ukrainian Officials and Child Welfare Professionals .  

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??This study assesses the implementation of Oregon-based child welfare models in Ukraine in the context of the Family For Children (FCP) curriculum. Both trainees' and (more)

Bogolyubova, Yelena

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

148

Case Studies by System  

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

Case studies document the energy savings achieved by large manufacturing companies using AMO's software tools, other technical publications, and best practices.

149

A Case for Ethics  

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A Case for Ethics ... As active members of the scientific community, graduate students make ethical judgments about the conduct and presentation of their research. ...

David H. Smith; Brian P. Coppola

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

150

OSCARS Case Study  

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OSCARS Case Study Engineering Services The Network OSCARS How It Works Who's Using OSCARS? OSCARS and Future Tech OSCARS Standard and Open Grid Forum OSCARS Developers Community...

151

Project Finance Case Studies  

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Presentation covers the Project Finance Case Studies and is given at the Spring 2010 Federal Utility Partnership Working Group (FUPWG) meeting in Rapid City, South Dakota.

152

Sustainable Building Case Studies | Department of Energy  

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Case Studies Case Studies Sustainable Building Case Studies October 4, 2013 - 4:58pm Addthis These case studies feature examples of sustainably designed buildings and facilities from Federal agencies and industry. High Performance Federal Buildings Database The High Performance Federal Buildings database presents a sampling of sustainable buildings projects in the Federal Government. This database taps into the existing U.S. Department of Energy High Performance Buildings database, showcasing only Federal case study examples. Third-Party Certification ENERGY STAR for Federal Agencies: A site that provides access to the ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager, the Federal High Performance Sustainable Buildings Checklist, and ENERGY STAR qualified products, and much more. Green Globes: A Web-based program from the Green Building Initiative for

153

Sustainable Building Case Studies | Department of Energy  

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Case Studies Case Studies Sustainable Building Case Studies October 4, 2013 - 4:58pm Addthis These case studies feature examples of sustainably designed buildings and facilities from Federal agencies and industry. High Performance Federal Buildings Database The High Performance Federal Buildings database presents a sampling of sustainable buildings projects in the Federal Government. This database taps into the existing U.S. Department of Energy High Performance Buildings database, showcasing only Federal case study examples. Third-Party Certification ENERGY STAR for Federal Agencies: A site that provides access to the ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager, the Federal High Performance Sustainable Buildings Checklist, and ENERGY STAR qualified products, and much more. Green Globes: A Web-based program from the Green Building Initiative for

154

Five case studies of multifamily weatherization programs  

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The multifamily case studies that are the subject of this report were conducted to provide a better understanding of the approach taken by program operators in weatherizing large buildings. Because of significant variations in building construction and energy systems across the country, five states were selected based on their high level of multifamily weatherization. This report summarizes findings from case studies conducted by multifamily weatherization operations in five cities. The case studies were conducted between January and November 1994. Each of the case studies involved extensive interviews with the staff of weatherization subgrantees conducting multifamily weatherization, the inspection of 4 to 12 buildings weatherized between 1991 and 1993, and the analysis of savings and costs. The case studies focused on innovative techniques which appear to work well.

Kinney, L; Wilson, T.; Lewis, G. [Synertech Systems Corp. (United States)] [Synertech Systems Corp. (United States); MacDonald, M. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)] [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)

1997-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

155

A Case Study of Radar Observations and WRF LES Simulations of the Impact of Ground-Based Glaciogenic Seeding on Orographic Clouds and Precipitation. Part I: Observations and Model Validations  

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Profiling airborne radar data and accompanying large-eddy-simulation (LES) modeling are used to examine the impact of ground-based glaciogenic seeding on cloud and precipitation in a shallow stratiform orographic winter storm. This storm occurred ...

Xia Chu; Lulin Xue; Bart Geerts; Roy Rasmussen; Daniel Breed

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

156

Science DMZ Case Studies  

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Studies Studies About ESnet Overview ESnet Staff Governance Our Network Case Studies OSCARS Case Studies Science DMZ Case Studies Science DMZ CU Science DMZ Penn State & VTTI Science DMZ NOAA Science DMZ NERSC Science DMZ ALS Multi-facility Workflow LCLS ESnet Strategic Plan ESnet Organizational Chart ESnet History Science Requirements Careers Contact Us Technical Assistance: 1 800-33-ESnet (Inside the US) 1 800-333-7638 (Inside the US) 1 510-486-7600 (Globally) 1 510-486-7607 (Globally) Report Network Problems: trouble@es.net Provide Web Site Feedback: info@es.net Science DMZ Case Studies Developed by ESnet engineers, the Science DMZ model addresses common network performance problems encountered at any institution by creating an environment that is tailored to the needs of high performance science

157

Case No. VBU-0016  

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

16 16 September 15, 1999 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Appeal Name of Petitioner:Gary Roybal Date of Filing:June 23, 1999 Case Number:VBU-0016 On October 6, 1998, Gary Roybal (Roybal) filed a complaint under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, codified at 10 C.F.R. Part 708. The regulations governing the program were revised in a new interim final rule that took effect on April 14, 1999. Along with other procedural changes, the interim final rule reassigned the investigative function to the Office of Hearings and Appeals. All of the pending whistleblower cases in the investigative stage, including Roybal's case, were then transferred to OHA. The OHA investigator assigned to the case dismissed Roybal's complaint on June 11, 1999. On June 23,

158

Before a Rate Case  

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is made up of two processes. The first part of the IBR is the Integrated Program Review (IPR), which will address proposed program costs prior to their inclusion in a rate case,...

159

Case Study Performance Data  

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This handbook includes fourteen case studies, as selected to illustrate a range of BIPV approaches. They also provide a set of real data on working systems from around the world with full installation details....

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

160

Portfolio Safeguard Case Studies  

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This case study designs a portfolio of credit default swaps (CDS) and credit indices to hedge against changes in a collateralized debt obligation (CDO) book. The hedging problem is to minimize risk of portfolio l...

Michael Zabarankin; Stan Uryasev

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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161

Safety Case Depictions vs. Safety Cases Would the Real Safety Case Please Stand Up?  

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Safety Case Depictions vs. Safety Cases ­ Would the Real Safety Case Please Stand Up? Ibrahim Habli York, UK ibrahim.habli@cs.york.ac.uk, tim.kelly@cs.york.ac.uk Keywords: Safety Cases, Safety Arguments, GSN, Safety Assurance, Certification Abstract The integrity of the safety case depends primarily

Kelly, Tim

162

Case No. VBR-0002  

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

VBR-0002 VBR-0002 January 24, 2000 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Supplemental Order Name of Petitioner: Westinghouse Savannah River Company Date of Filing: November 12, 1999 Case Number: VBR-0002 This supplemental order concerns a Motion for Reconsideration (Case No. VBR-0002) filed by Westinghouse Savannah River Company (WSRC) on November 12, 1999. The reconsideration motion relates to an Initial Agency Decision issued by the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) of the Department of Energy (DOE) on November 2, 1999 (Case No. VBH-0002). In the Initial Agency Decision, I granted relief to the Complainant on the whistleblower complaint he had filed against WSRC under 10 C.F.R. Part 708.(1) I found that WSRC had failed to prove by "clear and convincing" evidence

163

Case No. VWD-0004  

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

4 4 July 1, 1999 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Motion for Discovery Supplemental Order Names of Petitioners:Princeton University General Physics Corporation Date of Filing: June 10, 1999 Case Number: VWD-0004 This decision will consider a Motion for Discovery filed jointly by Princeton University (Princeton) and General Physics Corporation (GPC) on June 10, 1999 with the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) of the Department of Energy (DOE). The discovery motion relates to a hearing requested by David Turner under the DOE's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708 (Part 708). The OHA has assigned Mr. Turner's hearing request Case No. VWA-0038, and the discovery request under consideration Case No. VWD-0004. I. Background A. The DOE Contractor Employee Protection Program

164

Case No. VBH-0025  

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

5 5 June 22, 2000 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS Initial Agency Decision Name of Case: Alizabeth Aramowicz Smith Date of Filing:July 6, 1999 Case Number: VBH-0025 This Initial Agency Decision concerns a whistleblower complaint filed by Alizabeth Aramowicz Smith, a former contractor employee at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. As explained below, Smith's complaint should be denied. This case arises under the Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708, the "whistleblower" regulations. The whistleblower regulations prohibit a contractor from retaliating against a contractor employee who engages in protected conduct. Protected conduct includes disclosing information that the employee believes reveals 1) a substantial violation of a law, rule, or

165

Case No. VWD-0002  

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

2 2 May 21, 1999 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Motion for Discovery Supplemental Order Name of Petitioner:Frank E. Isbill Date of Filing: May 4, 1999 Case Number: VWD-0002 This determination will consider two requests for discovery filed with the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) on May 4, 1999, by Frank E. Isbill (the complainant). These requests (which have been grouped together as one Motion for Discovery, Case No. VWD-0002) concern the hearing requested by the complainant under the Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708 (Part 708). He requested this hearing on March 29, 1999 (Case No. VWA-0034) in connection with the Part 708 complaint he filed against NCI Communications, Inc. (the contractor). The DOE recently

166

Case No. VWZ-0017  

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

7 7 November 10, 1999 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Motion to Dismiss Name of Petitioner: University of California Date of Filing: October 6, 1999 Case Number: VWZ-0017 This decision considers a Motion to Dismiss filed by the University of California (the University) on October 6, 1999. In its Motion, the University seeks dismissal of the complaint filed against it by Charles Montaño under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, which is codified at 10 C.F.R. Part 708. Montaño's complaint under Part 708 has been assigned Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) Case No. VWA-0042. The present Motion has been assigned Case No. VWZ-0017. The Department of Energy established its Contractor Employee Protection Program to safeguard "public

167

Case No. VWZ-0010  

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

0 0 May 12, 1999 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Motion to Dismiss Name of Petitioner: West Valley Nuclear Services Co., Inc. Date of Filing: April 27, 1999 Case Number: VWZ-0010 This decision considers a "Motion to Dismiss" filed by West Valley Nuclear Services, Inc. (West Valley) on April 27, 1999. In its Motion, West Valley seeks the dismissal of a Complaint filed by John L. Gretencord (Gretencord) under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, which is codified at 10 C.F.R. Part 708. Mr. Gretencord requested a hearing on his Complaint under 10 C.F.R. Part 708 on March 19, 1999, and it has been assigned Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) Case No. VWA-0033. The present Motion has been assigned Case No. VWZ-0010.

168

Case No. VBH-0023  

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

3 3 March 31, 2000 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS Initial Agency Decision Name of Case: Stephanie A. Ashburn Date of Filing:July 6, 1999 Case Number: VBH-0023 This Initial Agency Decision concerns a whistleblower complaint filed by Stephanie A. Ashburn, a former fellow of the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE). As explained below, Ashburn's complaint is denied. This case arises under the Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708, the "whistleblower" regulations. The whistleblower regulations prohibit a contractor from retaliating against a contractor employee who engages in protected conduct. Protected conduct includes disclosing information that the employee believes reveals 1) a substantial violation of a law, rule, or

169

Case No. VBZ-0047  

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

47 47 August 30, 2000 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Motion for Summary Judgment Name of Case: Edward J. Seawalt Date of Filing: August 23, 2000 Case Number: VBZ-0047 This decision will consider a Motion for Summary Judgment that Contract Associates, Inc., ("the contractor") filed on August 23, 2000. The contractor moves to deny a complaint filed by Edward J. Seawalt ("Mr. Seawalt" or "the complainant") under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. Mr. Seawalt's complaint has been set for a hearing under Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) Case No. VBH-0047. I. Background The Department of Energy established its Contractor Employee Protection Program to safeguard "public

170

Case No. VWX-0014  

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

VWX-0014 VWX-0014 November 29, 1999 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS Supplemental Order Name of Case:Frank E. Isbill Date of Filing:November 4, 1999 Case Number: VWX-0014 This Decision supplements an Initial Agency Decision, dated September 27, 1999, issued by the undersigned Hearing Officer of the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) of the Department of Energy in a case involving a "whistleblower" complaint filed by Frank E. Isbill (the complainant) under 10 C.F.R. Part 708. See Frank E. Isbill, 27 DOE ¶ 87,529 (1999). In the Decision, I found that NCI Information Systems, Inc. (the contractor), a DOE contractor, had violated the provisions of 10 C.F.R. § 708.5 by removing the complainant's supervisory duties in reprisal for his making protected disclosures related to a

171

Case No. VBZ-0057  

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

57 57 November 1, 2000 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Motions to Dismiss Name of Petitioner: Janet K. Benson Date of Filings: April 6, 2000 August 7, 2000 Case Numbers: VBZ-0057 VBZ-0058 This determination considers Motions to Dismiss(1) filed by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (Laboratory)(2) under the Department of Energy's (DOE's) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. In these Motions, the Laboratory contends that the claims asserted by Janet Benson in OHA Case No. VWA-0044 are defective as a matter of law and should not be determined on the merits.(3) The Laboratory makes the following arguments in support of these Motions: (1) The Laboratory cannot be held liable for any acts of reprisal that occurred prior to September 23, 1994, the date it agreed to comply with Part 708 (OHA Case No. VBZ-0057);

172

Case No. VBZ-0028  

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

28 28 October 12, 1999 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Motion to Dismiss Name of Petitioner: Sandia Corporation Date of Filing: August 24, 1999 Case Number: VBZ-0028 This decision considers a "Motion to Dismiss" filed by the Sandia Corporation (Sandia) on August 24, 1999. In its Motion, Sandia seeks judgment on the record of Complaint filed by Dr. Jiunn Yu (Yu) under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, which is codified at 10 C.F.R. Part 708. Yu's Complaint under 10 C.F.R. Part 708 has been assigned Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) Case No. VBH-0028. The present Motion has been assigned Case No. VBZ-0028. The Department of Energy established its Contractor Employee Protection Program to safeguard "public

173

Case No. VWZ-0011  

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

1 1 May 19, 1999 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Motion to Dismiss Name of Petitioner: West Valley Nuclear Services Co., Inc. Date of Filing: May 18, 1999 Case Number: VWZ-0011 This decision considers a "Motion to Dismiss" filed by West Valley Nuclear Services, Inc. (West Valley) on May 18, 1999. In its Motion, West Valley seeks the partial dismissal of a Complaint filed by John L. Gretencord (Gretencord) under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, which is codified at 10 C.F.R. Part 708. Mr. Gretencord requested a hearing on his Complaint under 10 C.F.R. Part 708 on March 19, 1999, and it has been assigned Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) Case No. VWA-0033. The present Motion has been assigned Case No. VWZ-0011.

174

Case No. VBX-0014  

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

VBX-0014 VBX-0014 April 25, 2000 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS Supplemental Order Name of Case: Roy Leonard Moxley Date of Filing:January 10, 2000 Case Number: VBX-0014 This Decision supplements an Initial Agency Decision, dated December 29, 1999, that I issued as the Hearing Officer in a case involving a "whistleblower" complaint. The complaint was filed by Roy Leonard Moxley under the Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. See Roy Leonard Moxley, 27 DOE ¶ 87,546 (1999) (the Initial Agency Decision). In that Decision, I found that Westinghouse Savannah River Company (WSRC), a DOE contractor, had violated the provisions of 10 C.F.R. § 708.5 by reducing Mr. Moxley's salary grade level (SGL) from SGL 31 to SGL

175

Project Finance Case Studies  

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

Finance Case Finance Case Studies FUPWG Meeting October 21, 2010 RENEWABLE ENERGY * Solar, wind, biomass and geothermal power resources show great promise to positively impact both the environment and energy security. * While these technologies are coming down in cost, there is often no price associated with carbon content, causing renewable energy to remain more expensive than fossil fuels in most markets. * Utilizing Treasury Cash Grant, Investment and Production Tax Credits, Renewable Energy Credits and state rebates is essential to a project's viability. WATER and WASTEWATER * With operating budgets stretched, many public-sector utilities are struggling to upgrade critical water treatment facilities to comply with changing environmental regulations or to maintain system efficiencies.

176

Marketing Case Inventory --1 Marketing Curriculum Case Inventory  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Marketing Case Inventory -- 1 Marketing Curriculum Case Inventory AY 13-14 Case / Publisher / Case# Marketing Management ConsumerResearch MarketingStrategy MarketingResearch B2BMarketing Entrepreneurial Marketing BehavioralDecision Making SocialMedia&Digital Marketing Competitive Pricing AdvancedMarketing

von der Heydt, Rüdiger

177

Geothermal Case Studies  

DOE Data Explorer (OSTI)

database.) In fiscal year 2015, NREL is working with universities to populate additional case studies on OpenEI. The goal is to provide a large enough dataset to start conducting analyses of exploration programs to identify correlations between successful exploration plans for areas with similar geologic occurrence models.

Young, Katherine

178

Security Cases | Department of Energy  

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

July 31, 2012 July 31, 2012 PSH-12-0042 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing This case involves an Individual who failed to meet his financial obligations during the final years of his first marriage. The Individual reported the repossession of his motor vehicle and a home foreclosure to the Local Security Office (LSO) in 2008. The LSO subsequently conducted a series of three Personal Security Interviews (PSI) of the Individual, the most recent on February 1, 2012. July 27, 2012 PSH-12-0050 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing The individual's present employer, a DOE contractor, has requested a DOE access authorization for the individual. The individual completed and submitted an Electronic Questionnaire for Investigations Processing (QNSP) in November 2011. DOE Exhibit 8. Based on issues contained in the

179

Risk Informed Safety Margin Characterization Case Study: Selection of  

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

Case Study: Selection Case Study: Selection of Electrical Equipment To Be Subjected to Environmental Qualification Risk Informed Safety Margin Characterization Case Study: Selection of Electrical Equipment To Be Subjected to Environmental Qualification Reference 1 discussed key elements of the process for developing a margins-based "safety case" to support safe and efficient operation for an extended period. The present report documents (in Appendix A) a case study, carrying out key steps of the Reference 1 process, using an actual plant Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA) model. In general, the margins-based safety case helps the decision-maker manage plant margins most effectively. It tells the plant decision-maker such things as what margin is present (at the plant level, at the functional

180

Towards a model based approach for integration testing  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

In this paper, we introduce a model based approach for integration test cases generation. The approach is based on UML 2 Testing Profile and follows the Mode-Driven Architecture for generating integration test cases from unit test models. The generated ... Keywords: UTP, integration testing, model based testing, test cases generation

Mohamed Mussa; Ferhat Khendek

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Case Generation Using Rough Sets with Fuzzy Representation  

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Case Generation Using Rough Sets with Fuzzy Representation Sankar K. Pal, Fellow, IEEE, and Pabitra a fuzzy granulation of the feature space. Rough set theory is used to obtain dependency rules which model-life data sets. Index Terms--Case-based reasoning, linguistic representation, rough dependency rules

Mitra, Pabitra

182

Case No. VWZ-0012  

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

2 2 August 6, 1999 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Motion to Dismiss Name of Case: Lucy B. Smith Date of Filing: June 30, 1999 Case Number: VWZ-0012 This determination will consider a Motion to Dismiss filed by Westinghouse Savannah River Company (WSRC) on June 30, 1999. WSRC seeks dismissal of the underlying complaint filed by Lucy B. Smith under the Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. I. Background Ms. Smith's Part 708 complaint arises from her employment as a chemist with WSRC at DOE's Savannah River Site. Ms. Smith alleges that she made three protected disclosures involving health and safety concerns to WSRC officials during the last half of 1996. Subsequently, on January 20, 1997, Ms. Smith received a Reduction in Force notice from WSRC. Ms. Smith then filed a complaint with the United

183

EDO: Case Studies  

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

EDO Case Studies EDO Case Studies Technology Transfer / Technology Assistance Technology identifies anomalies in complex financial data Identifying atypical information in financial data early could help determine problematic financial trends such as the systemic risk that recently put the U.S. and global financial systems in a downward fall. Recognizing such anomalous information can also help regulators understand markets, and identify the potential need of new rules and regulations. Additionally, it can help investors and advisors better manage their investment and savings portfolios. The AnomalatorTM software, developed at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, uses advanced mathematical algorithms to identify unusual trends in complex financial data and graphically show how it compares with

184

Case No. VWA-0040  

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

0 0 December 13, 1999 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS Initial Agency Decision Name of Case: Rosie L. Beckham Date of Filing: April 27, 1999 Case Number: VWA-0040 Rosie L. Beckham (hereinafter the complainant) filed a complaint against her former employer, KENROB and Associates, Inc. (hereinafter the contractor) under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. The program prohibits a DOE contractor from retaliating against an employee for disclosing certain information (a protected disclosure). A DOE office investigated the complaint and issued a report, which concluded that the complainant was not entitled to relief. The complainant requested a hearing, and I was appointed to conduct the hearing and issue an

185

Case No. VBH-0021  

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

21 21 February 7, 2000 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Initial Agency Decision Name of Case: Eugene J. Dreger Date of Filing: July 14, 1999 Case Number: VBH-0021 This Initial Agency Decision addresses a whistleblower complaint filed by Eugene J. Dreger (the complainant) against his former employer, Reynolds Electrical & Engineering Co., Inc. (REECO) under the Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. At the time of the incidents described below, Dreger worked at the DOE's Nevada Test Site as a safety inspector. REECO was a primary contractor at the Test Site until December 31, 1995. Beginning January 1, 1996, Bechtel Nevada assumed this responsibility, and it has also assumed responsibility for litigation relating to

186

Case No. VBZ-0005  

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

05 05 October 4, 1999 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Motion to Dismiss Name of Petitioner: Fluor Daniel Fernald Date of Filing: September 7, 1999 Case Number: VBZ-0005 This decision will consider a Motion to Dismiss Fluor Daniel Fernald (FDF) filed on September 7, 1999. FDF moves to dismiss a Complaint filed by Thomas W. Dwyer under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. Mr. Dwyer's Complaint has been assigned Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) Case No. VBH-0005. I. Background The Department of Energy established its Contractor Employee Protection Program to safeguard "public and employee health and safety; ensur[e] compliance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations; and prevent[] fraud, mismanagement, waste, and abuse" at DOE's Government-owned or -leased facilities.

187

Case No. VWA-0039  

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

9 9 February 25, 2000 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS Initial Agency Decision Name of Case: Luis P. Silva Date of Filing: April 27, 1999 Case Number: VWA-0039 This Initial Agency Decision concerns a whistleblower complaint filed by Luis P. Silva, a former employee of the Scientific Ecology Group (SEG) and its successor firm, GTS Duratek (GTS).(1) SEG, and then GTS, were subcontractors to Sandia Corporation at the Radioactive and Mixed Waste Management Facility (RMWMF) where Silva worked before he was laid off by GTS in August 1997. Sandia is a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin Company, the management and operating contractor at DOE's Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In March 1998, Roy F. Weston, Inc. replaced GTS as Sandia's subcontractor at the RMWMF. Silva alleges that he made protected disclosures

188

WSH Case Studies 2012  

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and Health Case Summaries and Health Case Summaries Enforcement Workshop, March 2012 1. Unescorted Entry into Active Laser Area A Facilities electrician received a work order from his work lead to install a switch box and a power cord on a vacuum pump in a Class 4 laser room. He arrived escorted by a laser lab scientist to review the scope of work. After reviewing the work to be performed and inspecting the equipment, the electrician alerted the laser lab scientist that he needed additional tools and materials to complete the task. The scientist informed the electrician that he should not work in a laser lab without an escort. The electrician then informed his work lead that he needed to re- schedule the job. The work lead did not discuss or address the work area hazards and controls

189

Case No. VBA-0055  

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

<BR> Case No. VBA-0055 October 2, 2000 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Appeal Name of Petitioner: Lucy Smith Date of Filing: July 20, 2000 Case Number: VBA-0055 This Decision considers an Appeal of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued on July 11, 2000, involving a Complaint filed by Lucy Smith (Smith or the Complainant) under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. In her Complaint, Smith claims that her former employer, Westinghouse Savannah River Company (WSRC), a DOE contractor, terminated her employment during a reduction in force (RIF), and then failed to rehire her, in retaliation for making disclosures that are protected under Part 708. In the IAD, however, the Hearing Officer determined that

190

Case No. VBH-0007  

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

7 7 September 27, 1999 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS Initial Agency Decision Name of Case: Salvatore Gionfriddo Date of Filing: June 23, 1999 Case Number: VBH-0007 On December 28, 1998, Salvatore Gionfriddo (Complainant) filed a Complaint of Reprisal with the Director of the Federal Energy Technology Center of the Department of Energy (DOE) pursuant to 10 C.F.R. Part 708, the DOE Contractor Employee Protection Program. The Complainant alleged that he made a protected disclosure under Part 708 and his employer, Energy Research Corporation (ERC) retaliated against him by terminating his employment. (1) On July 19, 1999, ERC filed a Motion to Dismiss the complaint. The firm claims that its agreement with the DOE is not covered by Part 708 and that it is not obligated to participate in proceedings

191

Case No. VBH-0035  

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

5 5 September 22, 1999 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS Initial Agency Decision Name of Case: Theresa G. Joyner Date of Filing: August 24, 1999 Case Number: VBH-0035 This Initial Agency Decision concerns a whistleblower complaint filed by Theresa G. Joyner, a former employee (hereinafter the employee) of NCI Information Systems, Inc. (NCI) (hereinafter the contractor). As explained below, the employee's request for relief is denied. I. Background The Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program governs this matter. The DOE recently revised the regulations governing this program. See 64 Fed. Reg. 12862 (March 15, 1999) (amending 10 C.F.R. pt. 708) (the whistleblower regulations). Under the regulations, the DOE's Office of

192

Case No. VWZ-0020  

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

20 20 February 3, 2000 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Motion to Dismiss Name of Case: Lucy B. Smith Date of Filing: October 14, 1999 Case Number: VWZ-0020 This determination will consider a Motion to Dismiss filed by Westinghouse Savannah River Company (WSRC) on October 14, 1999. WSRC seeks dismissal of three allegations of retaliation by reason of failure to rehire submitted by Lucy B. Smith under the Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. In a submission dated December 6, 1999, WSRC further requests dismissal of a discovery request made by Ms. Smith regarding hiring by subcontractors of WSRC. I. Background Ms. Smith's Part 708 complaint arises from her employment as a chemist with WSRC at DOE's Savannah

193

Case No. VWD-0006  

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

6 6 August 10, 1999 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Motion for Discovery Name of Petitioner:Lucy B. Smith Date of Filing: August 2, 1999 Case Number: VWD-0006 This determination will consider a Motion for Discovery filed with the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) by Lucy B. Smith. This Motion, dated July 20, 1999, concerns the hearing requested by Ms. Smith under the Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708 (Part 708). She requested this hearing on May 5, 1999 (Case No. VWA-0041) in connection with the Part 708 complaint she filed against Westinghouse Savannah River Company (WSRC). I. Factual Background Ms. Smith's Part 708 complaint arises from her employment as a chemist with WSRC at DOE's Savannah

194

Case No. VBD-0059  

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

59 59 June 8, 2001 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Motion for Discovery Name of Case: Janet L. Westbrook Date of Filing: June 5, 2001 Case Number: VBD-0059 This determination will consider a Motion for Discovery filed with the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) by UT-Battelle, LLC, the company that manages the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The Motion relates to a hearing soon to be held on a complaint that Janet L. Westbrook filed under the Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708 (Part 708). For the reasons stated below, the motion is denied. Ms. Westbrook worked at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory as a radiological engineer. She claims that she has persistently disclosed various safety-related concerns and as a result experienced hostility and

195

Case No. VBD-0063  

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

63 63 August 14, 2001 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Motion for Discovery Name of Petitioner:Bruce R. Field Date of Filing: August 2, 2001 Case Number: VBD-0063 This determination will consider a Motion for Discovery filed with the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) by Bruce R. Field (Field). This Motion, dated August 2, 2001, concerns the hearing requested by Field under the Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708 (Part 708). Field requested this hearing on April 24, 2001 (Case No. VBH-0063) in connection with the Part 708 complaint he filed against the management and operating contractor, Midwest Research Institute (MRI) for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).(1) I. Background Field's complaint arises from his employment at NREL as a Project Manager. During the period 1994 to

196

Case No. VWZ-0016  

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

6 6 November 8, 1999 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Motion to Dismiss Name of Petitioner: Charles Montaño Date of Filing: October 4, 1999 Case Number: VWZ-0016 This decision considers a Motion to Dismiss filed by Charles Montaño (Montaño) on October 4, 1999. In his Motion, Montaño seeks dismissal of the hearing scheduled to begin on November 16, 1999 and judgment on the existing record for the Whistleblower Complaint that he filed against the University of California (the University) under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, which is codified at 10 C.F.R. Part 708. His Complaint under 10 C.F.R. Part 708 has been assigned Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) Case No. VWA-0042. The present Motion has been

197

Case No. VBU-0050  

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

50 50 June 15, 2000 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS Decision of the Director Name of Case: Darryl H. Shadel Date of Filing: May 30, 2000 Case Number: VBU-0050 Darryl H. Shadel (the complainant) appeals the dismissal of his whistleblower complaint under 10 C.F.R. Part 708, the DOE Contractor Employee Protection Program. As explained below, I have determined that the complaint was improperly dismissed, and that further processing should be accorded. I. Background A. The DOE Contractor Employee Protection Program Part 708 prohibits contractors from retaliating against contractor employees who engage in protected conduct. Protected conduct includes disclosing information that the employee believes reveals a substantial and specific danger to employees (a protected disclosure). If a contractor retaliates against an employee

198

Case No. VBH-0034  

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

4 4 September 29, 1999 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS Initial Agency Decision Name of Case: Jennifer S. Gentry Date of Filing: August 24, 1999 Case Number: VBH-0034 This Initial Agency Decision concerns a whistleblower complaint filed by Jennifer S. Gentry, a former employee (hereinafter the employee) of Golder Federal Services Incorporated, formerly Golder Associates, Inc. (Golder). Golder was a subcontractor for EG&G, then the managing and operating contractor at DOE's Rocky Flats site (hereinafter the term "contractors" refers to both Golder and EG&G). The employee alleges that she made protected disclosures concerning health and safety matters, and as a result, the contractors took retaliatory actions against her. For the reasons explained below, I have

199

Case No. VBI-0045  

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

VBI-0045 VBI-0045 June 22, 2000 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS Decision and Order Name of Case: Joseph P. Carson Date of Filing: March 14, 2000 Case Number: VBI-0045 On March 14, 2000, Joseph P. Carson (Carson) filed a "Whistleblower Reprisal Complaint per section 3164 of the NNSA Authorization Act for FY 2000." Carson is employed by the Department of Energy (DOE) as a Safety Engineer, nominally assigned to the Office of Oversight, Planning and Analysis, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Oversight, Office of Assistant Secretary for Environment, Safety and Health (EH), but he is currently stationed in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. In the March 14, 2000 complaint, Carson alleges that in 1999 he made a number of protected disclosures about Glenn Podonsky, a senior

200

Case No. VBU-0039  

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

39 39 November 30, 1999 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS Decision of the Director Name of Case: Edward J. Seawalt Date of Filing: November 2, 1999 Case Number: VBU-0039 Edward J. Seawalt (the complainant) appeals the dismissal of his complaint against Contract Associates, Inc. (the Contractor) under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. The program prohibits a DOE contractor from retaliating against an employee for disclosing certain information (a protected disclosure). As explained below, I have determined that Mr. Seawalt's appeal should be granted in part and his complaint remanded for further processing. I. Background A. The DOE Contractor Employee Protection Program The DOE Contractor Employee Protection Program is set forth at 10 C.F.R. Part 708. The DOE recently

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Case No. VWJ-0001  

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

VWJ-0001 VWJ-0001 June 29, 1999 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Protective Order Name of Petitioner:Nicholas Dominguez Date of Filing: June 25, 1999 Case Number:VWJ-0001 On April 20, 1999, Nicholas Dominguez filed a request for hearing under the Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708 (Case No. LWA- 0006). Dominguez alleges that his former employer, Lockheed Martin Energy Research Corporation (Lockheed Martin), retaliated against him for disclosing information concerning possible safety issues. Dominguez seeks discovery of Lockheed Martin documents that the firm claims are confidential business documents. Lockheed Martin has agreed to provide these documents pursuant to the attached Protective Order that has been agreed to by counsel for Dominguez. The parties ask that the attached Agreed

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Product Efficiency Cases  

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

product-efficiency-cases Office of Hearings and product-efficiency-cases Office of Hearings and Appeals 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC, 20585 202-287-1566 en EXC-13-0004 - In the Matter of Liebherr Canada Ltd. http://energy.gov/oha/downloads/exc-13-0004-matter-liebherr-canada-ltd EXC-13-0004 - In the Matter of Liebherr Canada Ltd.

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Case No. VBU-0047  

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

47 47 April 17, 2000 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS Decision of the Director Name of Case: Edward J. Seawalt Date of Filing: March 20, 2000 Case Number: VBU-0047 Edward J. Seawalt (the Complainant) appeals the second dismissal of his whistleblower complaint. In a prior decision, I remanded the first dismissal for consideration of whether good reason existed for the Complainant's late filing of his complaint. Edward J. Seawalt, 27 DOE ¶ ____ (1999) (Seawalt). As explained below, I have determined that the Complainant has shown good reason for the late filing of his complaint and, therefore, that the complaint should be remanded for further processing. I. Background A. The DOE Contractor Employee Protection Program The DOE Contractor Employee Protection Program is set forth at 10 C.F.R. Part 708. The DOE's new Part

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Case No. VWD-0007  

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

7 7 August 24, 1999 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Motion for Discovery Name of Petitioner:Linda D. Gass Date of Filing: August 11, 1999 Case Number: VWD-0007 This determination will consider a Motion for Discovery filed with the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) by Linda D. Gass. This Motion, dated August 10, 1999, concerns the hearing requested by Ms. Gass under the Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708 (Part 708). She requested this hearing on January 12, 1999 (Case No. VWA- 0041) in connection with the Part 708 complaint she filed against Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Inc. (LMES). I. Background Ms. Gass began working for LMES in March 1982. In her Complaint, Ms. Gass alleged that in 1991 she

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CASE Consultoria e Servicos Ltda | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

search Name: CASE Consultoria e Servicos Ltda Place: Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil Zip: 59.025-001 Sector: Wind energy Product: Brazil-based wind project developer....

206

Confronting the Black Swan: A Case Study of Corporate Learning  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Objectives of the Study The objective of this mixed methods case study is two-fold. First, it explores corporate learning using the theory of organizational knowledge creation and one US based corporation to determine the ...

Broaddus, Tamathy Swift

2013-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Palo Duro Homes, Albuquerque...  

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

Study: Palo Duro Homes, Albuquerque, NM DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Palo Duro Homes, Albuquerque, NM Case study of a New Mexico-based home builder who has built more DOE...

208

Geothermal Case Studies  

SciTech Connect

The US Geological Survey (USGS) resource assessment (Williams et al., 2009) outlined a mean 30GWe of undiscovered hydrothermal resource in the western US. One goal of the Geothermal Technologies Office (GTO) is to accelerate the development of this undiscovered resource. The Geothermal Technologies Program (GTP) Blue Ribbon Panel (GTO, 2011) recommended that DOE focus efforts on helping industry identify hidden geothermal resources to increase geothermal capacity in the near term. Increased exploration activity will produce more prospects, more discoveries, and more readily developable resources. Detailed exploration case studies akin to those found in oil and gas (e.g. Beaumont, et al, 1990) will give operators a single point of information to gather clean, unbiased information on which to build geothermal drilling prospects. To support this effort, the National Renewable Energy laboratory (NREL) has been working with the Department of Energy (DOE) to develop a template for geothermal case studies on the Geothermal Gateway on OpenEI. In fiscal year 2013, the template was developed and tested with two case studies: Raft River Geothermal Area (http://en.openei.org/wiki/Raft_River_Geothermal_Area) and Coso Geothermal Area (http://en.openei.org/wiki/Coso_Geothermal_Area). In fiscal year 2014, ten additional case studies were completed, and additional features were added to the template to allow for more data and the direct citations of data. The template allows for: Data - a variety of data can be collected for each area, including power production information, well field information, geologic information, reservoir information, and geochemistry information. Narratives ? general (e.g. area overview, history and infrastructure), technical (e.g. exploration history, well field description, R&D activities) and geologic narratives (e.g. area geology, hydrothermal system, heat source, geochemistry.) Exploration Activity Catalog - catalog of exploration activities conducted in the area (with dates and references.) NEPA Analysis ? a query of NEPA analyses conducted in the area (that have been catalogued in the OpenEI NEPA database.) In fiscal year 2015, NREL is working with universities to populate additional case studies on OpenEI. The goal is to provide a large enough dataset to start conducting analyses of exploration programs to identify correlations between successful exploration plans for areas with similar geologic occurrence models.

Young, Katherine

2014-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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UESC Case Study: Philadelphia Navy Yard  

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

Case Study Case Study Philadelphia Navy Yard Presented by M. Richard Boyette and Beverly C. Wade 26 October 2011 UESC Financed Energy Projects - Basics Aligning NAVFAC Business Practices with Federal Energy Management Program Processes NAVFAC BMS 5.1.3 UESC Process FEMP UESC Process 2 Sometimes things are difficult, but hard work overcomes obstacles !!!!! Financed Energy Projects - Challenges * Financed Energy Project Challenges * General Issues * Financed projects are designed to save energy costs but overarching goals are set up to reduce energy usage and energy intensity. * Financed projects favor regions or bases with higher utility rates. * Financed projects cannot be utilized in cases where energy consumption is reduced substantially but energy cost savings is

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Casing design for trapped annular pressure buildup  

SciTech Connect

Conventional single-string analysis for casing design with annular-fluid expansion can underpredict or overpredict pressures between strings because multistring effects are neglected. Multiple-string systems with multiple sealed annuli behave as composite interactive systems. This paper presents a constitutive-based multistring analysis method for composite string effects and complex fluid behavior. The composite stiffness of cemented casings is determined from elastic stress/strain relationships, and the nonlinear fluid behavior is modeled by direct use of fluid PVT relations in the formulation and solution. The method is incorporated in a computer model linking comprehensive stress calculations to accurate temperature and pressure predictions. Sensitivity studies of the system response to various key parameters and operating conditions are presented, and comparisons are made with single-string analyses to demonstrate the strong interaction between casing strings.

Halal, A.S.; Mitchell, R.F. (Enertech Engineering Research Co., Houston, TX (United States))

1994-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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RSG Deployment Case Testing Results  

SciTech Connect

The RSG deployment case design is centered on taking the RSG system and producing a transport case that houses the RSG in a safe and controlled manner for transport. The transport case was driven by two conflicting constraints, first that the case be as light as possible, and second that it meet a stringent list of Military Specified requirements. The design team worked to extract every bit of weight from the design while striving to meet the rigorous Mil-Spec constraints. In the end compromises were made primarily on the specification side to control the overall weight of the transport case. This report outlines the case testing results.

Owsley, Stanley L.; Dodson, Michael G.; Hatchell, Brian K.; Seim, Thomas A.; Alexander, David L.; Hawthorne, Woodrow T.

2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Case No. VBH-0036  

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

6 6 September 23, 1999 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS Initial Agency Decision Name of Complainant: XXXXXXX Date of Filing: August 24, 1999 Case Number: VBH-0036 XXXXXXX (the complainant) filed a complaint against his employer, Fluor Daniel, Inc. (FDI), and two other DOE contractors, Duke Engineering & Services (DE&S) and TRW Environmental Safety Systems (TRW), pursuant to the DOE's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. In that complaint, the complainant alleges that he suffered reprisals because he had made a disclosure that is protected by Part 708. I. Background The Contractor Employee Protection Program was established to encourage contractor employees to

213

Use CaseUse Case Document IntroductionIntroduction  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Use CaseUse Case Document IntroductionIntroduction This document contains a collection of use cases Controls 4. User Accounts 5. On-line Communication 6. Friends 7. Sharing Compositions 8. Track Generation 9. Track Display 10.Master Track 11.Chord Track 12.Note Track 13.Beat Track 14.Audio Track 15.Composition

Pfahringer, Bernhard

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CPUTCPUT CCombinatorialombinatorial--BasedBased  

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to Create and manage regression test suites Create and manage regression test suites Designed for web applications Logs usage data and converts to test cases Prioritizes test cases and creates test dorders Test cases can then be replayed and used to test web systems Verify/ATI 2011 2Sreedevi Sampath, UMBC #12

Sampath, Sreedevi

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Whistleblower Cases | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

Whistleblower Cases Whistleblower Cases RSS November 3, 2014 WBU-14-0011 - In the Matter of Dr. Paul M. Cole, Ph.D On November 3, 2014, the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA)...

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The Pecan Case-Bearer.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1001-1109-lorn TEXAS AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION. BULLETIN NO. 124. October, 1909. The Pecan Case-Bearer. BY GLENN W. HERRICK. E'ig. 1.-Case with larva partly exposed. Enlarged (original). POSTOFFICE : COLLEGE STATION, BRAZOS COUNTY...1001-1109-lorn TEXAS AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION. BULLETIN NO. 124. October, 1909. The Pecan Case-Bearer. BY GLENN W. HERRICK. E'ig. 1.-Case with larva partly exposed. Enlarged (original). POSTOFFICE : COLLEGE STATION, BRAZOS COUNTY...

Herrick, Glenn W. (Glenn Washington)

1909-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Case Western Reserve University's Institute for Advanced Materials | Open  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Reserve University's Institute for Advanced Materials Reserve University's Institute for Advanced Materials Jump to: navigation, search Name The Institute for Advanced Materials at Case Western Reserve University Address 2061 Cornell Rd Place Cleveland, Ohio Zip 44106-3808 Website http://case.edu/advancedmateri References The Institute for Advanced Materials at Case Western Reserve University [1] LinkedIn Connections This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Case Western Reserve University's Institute for Advanced Materials is a research institution based in Cleveland, Ohio. References ↑ "The Institute for Advanced Materials at Case Western Reserve University" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Case_Western_Reserve_University%27s_Institute_for_Advanced_Materials&oldid=367381"

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Case No. VWA-0037  

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

7 7 September 27, 1999 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Initial Agency Decision Name of Petitioner: Ann Johndro-Collins Date of Filing: April 27, 1999 Case Number: VWA-0037 This Decision considers a complaint of retaliation and request for relief filed by Ann Johndro-Collins (the Complainant) under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. The Complainant alleged that her employer, Fluor Daniel Hanford (FDH), retaliated against her for making a protected disclosure as defined in the Part 708 regulations. As explained below, I have concluded that the Complainant's request for relief should be denied. BACKGROUND Procedural Background The Complainant filed a complaint with the DOE's Office of Inspections, Office of the Inspector General,

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Item Subject FAR Case  

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

Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-53 Item Subject FAR Case I. Equal Opportunity for Veterans 2009-007 II. Unique Procurement Instrument Identifier 2009-023 III. Uniform Suspension and Debarment Requirement 2009-036 IV. Extension of Sunset Date for Protests of Task and 2011-015 Delivery Orders V. Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging 2009-028 While Driving. VI. TINA Interest Calculations 2009-034 Item I--Equal Opportunity for Veterans (FAR 2009-007) The interim rule, published September 29, 2010, is adopted as final with minor changes. A definition from the clause at FAR 52.222-35 for ``executive and senior management'' is added to FAR subpart 22.13. The interim rule implemented Department of

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Case No. VBH-0028  

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

8 8 April 7, 2000 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Initial Agency Decision Name of Petitioner: Dr. Jiunn S. Yu Date of Filing: July 2, 1999 Case Number: VBH-0028 This decision considers a Complaint filed by Dr. Jiunn S. Yu (Dr. Yu) against the Sandia Corporation (Sandia) under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, which is codified at 10 C.F.R. Part 708. I. Background The Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program was established to safeguard "public and employee health and safety; ensur[e] compliance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations; and prevent[] fraud, mismanagement, waste and abuse" at DOE's Government-owned or -leased facilities. 57 Fed. Reg. 7533 (March 3, 1992). Its primary purpose is to encourage contractor employees to disclose

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Case No. VBA-0007  

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

7 7 December 15, 1999 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Appeal Name of Petitioner: Salvatore Gionfriddo Date of Filing: October 13, 1999 Case Number: VBA-0007 On October 13, 1999, Salvatore Gionfriddo ("Appellant" or "Complainant") filed a Notice of Appeal from an Initial Agency Decision by a Hearing Officer from the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) of the Department of Energy (DOE). In the Initial Agency Decision, the Hearing Officer dismissed a complaint filed by Mr. Gionfriddo under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. Salvatore Gionfriddo, 27 DOE ¶ 87,528 (1999). I. Background A. The DOE Contractor Employee Protection Program The DOE's Contractor Employee Protection Program was established to safeguard "public and employee

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Case No. VBH-0056  

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

6 6 March 6, 2001 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Initial Agency Decision Name of Petitioner:Jean G. Rouse Date of Filing:November 7, 2000 Case Number: VBH-0056 This Initial Agency Decision concerns a whistleblower complaint filed by Jean G. Rouse (the Complainant) against her current employer, Westinghouse Savannah River Company (WSRC), under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. WSRC is the management and operating contractor at the DOE's Savannah River Site in Aiken, South Carolina. The Complainant alleges that in June 2000, WSRC changed her job classification in retaliation for her having filed a whistleblower complaint against the company in 1998. As discussed below, I have determined that

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Case No. VWA-0017  

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

7 7 April 13, 1998 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Initial Agency Decision Name of Petitioner: Timothy E. Barton Date of Filing: June 27, 1994 Case Number: VWA-0017 This Decision involves a whistleblower complaint filed by Timothy E. Barton under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program. From June to September 1994, Barton was employed as a Quality Assurance/Safety Manager by R.E. Schweitzer Construction Company (RESCC), which was awarded a contract by the Fernald Environmental Restoration Management Corporation (FERMCO) to perform construction work on the Vitrification Pilot Plant at the DOE's Fernald site. Barton alleges that RESCC retaliated against him by terminating his employment for taking certain actions and

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Case No. VBU-0077  

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

77 77 October 25, 2001 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Decision of the Director Name of Petitioner: Ronald E. Timm Date of Filing: September 25, 2001 Case Number: VBU-0077 Ronald E. Timm (the Complainant), the President of RETA Security, a Department of Energy (DOE) subcontractor, appeals the dismissal of his whistleblower complaint filed under 10 C.F.R. Part 708, the DOE Contractor Employee Protection Program. On September 10, 2001, the Employee Concerns Program Manager at the DOE's Albuquerque Operations Office dismissed the Complainant's complaint for lack of jurisdiction. As explained below, I uphold the dismissal of the subject complaint. I. Background A. The DOE Contractor Employee Protection Program The regulations governing the DOE Contractor Employee Protection Program are set forth at 10 C.F.R.

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Case No. VBH-0005  

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

5 5 May 2, 2000 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Initial Agency Decision Name of Petitioner: Thomas Dwyer Date of Filing: June 23, 1999 Case Number: VBH-0005 This Decision involves a whistleblower complaint filed by Thomas Dwyer under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program. From January 1996 to October 1997, Mr. Dwyer was employed as a pipefitter by Fluor Daniel Fernald (FDF), a DOE contractor responsible for the cleanup of the Fernald Environmental Management Project, a former DOE uranium production facility located about 18 miles northwest of Cincinnati, Ohio. Mr. Dwyer alleges that FDF first suspended him and then terminated him in retaliation for taking certain actions and making health and safety disclosures.

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Case No. VBZ-0003  

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

3 3 June 21, 1999 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Motion to Dismiss Name of Petitioner:Carl J. Blier Date of Filing:May 11, 1999 Case Number: VBZ-0003 This determination will consider a request to dismiss filed by Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) on May 11, 1999. ORAU seeks dismissal of the underlying complaint filed by Carl J. Blier under the Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. This matter is before me as the investigator assigned to investigate Mr. Blier's complaint. I. Background Mr. Blier's Part 708 complaint arises from his employment with ORAU. In his complaint, Mr. Blier alleges that in April 1996 he became aware of possible irregularities regarding the approval of higher cost air-

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Case No. VBH-0002  

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

2 2 November 2, 1999 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Initial Agency Decision Name of Petitioner:Don W. Beckwith Date of Filing:February 2, 1998 Case Number: VBH-0002 This Initial Agency Decision concerns a whistleblower complaint filed by Don W. Beckwith (the Complainant) against his former employer, Westinghouse Savannah River Company (WSRC), under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. At all times relevant to this proceeding, WSRC was the management and operating contractor at the DOE's Savannah River Site in Aiken, South Carolina. The Complainant alleges that in December 1997, he disclosed to WSRC that a WSRC management official had engaged in improper conduct. According to the Complainant, WSRC terminated him in January 1998 as a consequence of his disclosure. As discussed

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Case No. VWA-0005  

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

05 05 * The original of this document contains information which is subject to withholding from disclosure under 5 U.S.C. 552. Such material has been deleted from this copy and replaced with XXXXX's. DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Initial Agency Decision Names of Petitioners:Daniel L. Holsinger K-Ray Security, Inc. Date of Filing:December 6, 1995 Case Numbers: VWA-0005 VWA-0009 I. Introduction This Decision involves a complaint filed by Daniel L. Holsinger (Holsinger) under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. In his complaint, Holsinger contends that certain reprisals were taken against him after he raised concerns relating to the possible theft of government property from the DOE's Morgantown Energy Technology Center (METC). These reprisals

229

Case No. VWA-0041  

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

1 1 July 11, 2000 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Initial Agency Decision Name of Petitioner: Lucy B. Smith Date of Filing: May 5, 1999 Case Number: VWA-0041 This Decision involves a whistleblower complaint filed by Lucy B. Smith (Smith) under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program. From September 1973 to March 1997, Smith was employed as a chemist at the DOE's Savannah River Site (SRS) by various contractors, the most recent of which was Westinghouse Savannah River Company (WSRC). At the time of her termination, Smith worked at WSRC's Waste Management Laboratory. Smith alleges that in retaliation for making a number of health and safety disclosures WSRC terminated her pursuant to a January 1997 Reduction-in-

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Case No. VWA-0021  

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

21 21 June 1, 1998 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Initial Agency Decision Name of Petitioner: Carlos M. Castillo Date of Filing: February 2, 1998 Case Number: VWA-0021 This Decision involves a complaint filed by Carlos M. Castillo (Castillo or "the complainant") under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. Castillo is the former employee of a DOE contractor, Kiewit Construction Company (Kiewit), and alleges in his complaint that during that employment certain reprisals were taken against him by Kiewit as a result of his raising a concern related to safety. These alleged reprisals include the complainant's wrongful termination from employment and, after he had been rehired, being improperly selected for a company layoff. After a

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Case No. VBA-0005  

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

5 5 July 24, 2000 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Appeal Name of Petitioner: Thomas Dwyer Date of Filing: May 23, 2000 Case Number: VBA-0005 This Decision considers an Appeal of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued on May 2, 2000, involving a complaint filed by Thomas Dwyer (Dwyer or the complainant) under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. In his complaint, Dwyer claims that Fluor Daniel Fernald (FDF), a DOE contractor, suspended and then terminated his employment in retaliation for his making disclosures that are protected under Part 708. In the IAD, however, the Hearing Officer determined that FDF had shown that it would have terminated the complainant for his misconduct, even in the absence of the protected disclosures. As set forth in this decision, I have determined that Dwyer's

232

Case No. VBH-0060  

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

60 60 November 1, 2001 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Initial Agency Decision Name of Petitioner:Robert Burd Date of Filing:March 27, 2001 Case Number: VBH-0060 This Decision addresses the complaint filed by Robert Burd (Complainant) against his former employer, Mason and Hangar Corporation (the employer), pursuant to the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. Complainant alleges that the employer wrongfully terminated him for raising safety concerns. For the reasons set forth below, the complaint will be granted. I. Procedural History Complainant filed his Part 708 complaint on October 13, 2000 with the DOE Albuquerque Operations Office (DOE/AOO). At all times relevant to the complaint, the employer was the primary management and

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Case No. VWA-0026  

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

6 6 February 17, 1999 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Hearing Officer Decision Name of Petitioner: Joseph Carson Date of Filing: October 26, 1998 Case Number: VWA-0026 This Decision involves the referral of a whistleblower matter involving Joseph Carson (Carson), a Department of Energy (DOE) employee. Pursuant to an order of an administrative judge of the United States Merit Systems Protection Board (http://www.mspb.gov) (MSPB) that implemented a settlement agreement between the DOE and Carson, Carson was permitted to submit documents to the Office of Hearings and Appeals regarding six instances of retaliation that he claims occurred because of certain protected disclosures that he made. The DOE was also permitted to submit documents at the same time.

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Case No. VWA-0036  

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

6 6 November 8, 1999 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Initial Agency Decision Name of Petitioner: Robert Gardner Date of Filing: April 20, 1999 Case Number: VWA-0036 This Decision involves a complaint filed by Robert Gardner (Gardner or "Complainant") under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, codified at 10 C.F.R. Part 708. Gardner is a former employee of a DOE contractor, Rust GeoTech (Rust). He alleges that certain reprisals were taken against him by Rust, including denial of a merit pay increase in 1996 and interference with his prospects for future employment in retaliation for his protected disclosures to DOE management and public officials. On the basis of the hearing that was conducted and the record before me, I have concluded

235

Case No. VBA-0044  

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

4 4 April 10, 2000 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Appeal Name of Petitioner: Rosie L. Beckham Date of Filing: December 28, 1999 Case Number: VBA-0044 This Decision considers an Appeal of an Initial Agency Decision issued on December 13, 1999, involving a complaint filed by Rosie L. Beckham filed against her former employer, KENROB and Associates, Inc. (KENROB) under the DOE's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. Rosie L. Beckham, 27 DOE ¶ 87,543 (1999). In her complaint, Ms. Beckham alleges that KENROB, among other things, terminated her employment after she questioned the legality of the company's procurement practices. A Hearing Officer denied relief to Ms. Beckham, finding in the Initial Agency Decision that she had failed to make any disclosures protected under the Part 708 regulations. As set forth in this Decision, I

236

Case No. VBA-0032  

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

2 2 November 26, 1999 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Appeal Name of Petitioner: Roger H. Hardwick Date of Filing: July 26, 1999 Case Number: VBA-0032 This Decision considers an Appeal of an Initial Agency Decision issued on July 6, 1999, on a complaint filed by Roger H. Hardwick (Hardwick or the complainant) under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. In his complaint, Hardwick seeks compensation for alleged retaliatory actions taken against him by Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), a DOE contractor, and by KenRob and Associates, Inc. (KenRob), his former employer under a subcontract with SAIC, as a result of making an alleged protected disclosure to DOE. In the Initial Agency Decision, however, the Hearing Officer determined that the complainant had failed to

237

Case No. VWA-0032  

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

2 2 July 6, 1999 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Initial Agency Decision Name of Petitioner: Roger W. Hardwick Date of Filing: March 8, 1999 Case Number: VWA-0032 This Decision involves a complaint of reprisal filed by Roger W. Hardwick (also referred to as the Complainant) under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. Mr. Hardwick was employed by KenRob and Associates, Inc. and worked as a subcontractor on a contract that the DOE awarded to Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC). Mr. Hardwick contends that in January 1994, he made a protected disclosure to the DOE concerning the manner in which SAIC was performing its DOE contract. Hardwick states that he was terminated from the subcontract two weeks after the disclosure and that KenRob terminated his

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Case No. VBH-0059  

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

9 9 December 21, 2001 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Hearing Officer Decision Name of Petitioner: Janet L. Westbrook Date of Filing: March 20, 2001 Case Number: VBH-0059 This Decision involves a complaint that Janet L. Westbrook (Westbrook) filed under the Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program against UT-Batelle, LLC, the contractor that manages the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (the Laboratory). That program is codified at Part 708 of Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations. 10 C.F.R. Part 708. In her complaint, Westbrook maintains that she was retaliated against and ultimately discharged for making a series of disclosures about radiation safety at the Laboratory. I. The DOE Contractor Employee Protection Program

239

Case No. VBA-0011  

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

1 1 July 28, 2000 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Appeal Names of Petitioner:Diane E. Meier Date of Filing:January 11, 2000 Case Number: VBA-0011 On January 11, 2000, Diane E. Meier (Meier) filed a Notice of Appeal from an Initial Agency Decision by a Hearing Officer from the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) of the Department of Energy (DOE). The Decision denied the relief which Meier seeks in her complaint against Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) under the DOE's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. Diane E. Meier, 27 DOE ¶ 87,545 (1999) (Meier). In her Appeal, Meier challenges several aspects of the Initial Agency Decision and requests that her complaint be granted. As set forth in this decision, I have

240

Case No. VBA-0038  

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

8 8 March 28, 2000 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Appeal Name of Petitioner: Ann Johndro-Collins Date of Filing: October 29, 1999 Case Number: VBA-0038 This Decision considers an Appeal of an Initial Agency Decision issued on September 27, 1999, on a complaint filed by Ann Johndro-Collins (Johndro-Collins or the complainant) under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. In her complaint, Johndro- Collins seeks compensation for alleged retaliatory actions taken against her by Fluor Daniel Hanford (FDH), a DOE contractor, as a result of making an alleged protected disclosure to DOE. As set forth in this decision, I have determined that Johndro-Collins's Appeal must be denied. I. Background A. The DOE Contractor Employee Protection Program

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Case No. VBH-0014  

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

4 4 December 29, 1999 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Initial Agency Decision Name of Petitioner:Roy Leonard Moxley Date of Filing:November 7, 1996 Case Number: VBH-0014 This Initial Agency Decision concerns a whistleblower complaint filed by Roy Leonard Moxley against his employer, Westinghouse Savannah River Company (WSRC), under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. At all times relevant to this proceeding, WSRC was the management and operating contractor at the DOE's Savannah River Site in Aiken, South Carolina. Mr. Moxley alleges that during a period of at least two years, he made several disclosures to WSRC that its personnel practices were in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). According

242

Case No. VWA-0031  

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

1 1 August 6, 1999 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS Initial Agency Decision Name of Petitioner: Barbara Nabb Date of Filing: February 25, 1999 Case Number: VWA-0031 I. Introduction This Decision involves a complaint filed by Mrs. Barbara Nabb under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. In her complaint, Mrs. Nabb contends that reprisals were taken against her after she made certain disclosures concerning possible health and safety violations and mismanagement at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site (Rocky Flats). These reprisals allegedly were taken by EG&G Rocky Flats, Inc. (EG&G) and by Kaiser-Hill Company, LLC (Kaiser Hill). EG&G was the managing and operating contractor of Rocky Flats beginning in December

243

Case No. VWR-0003  

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

VWR-0003 VWR-0003 September 20, 1999 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Motion for Reconsideration Name of Petitioner: Linda D. Gass Date of Filing: September 3, 1999 Case Number: VWR-0003 This decision will consider a "Motion to Revive Disclosures Dismissed Prior to the Enactment of Revisions to Part 708" Linda D. Gass filed on March 8, 1999. In her Motion, Ms. Gass requests that I reconsider an order issued on March 12, 1999, in which I dismissed in part her Complaint filed under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, 27 DOE ¶ 87,510 (1999). I. Background The Department of Energy established its Contractor Employee Protection Program to safeguard "public

244

Case No. VBH-0042  

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

42 42 March 1, 2001 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Hearing Officer Decision Name of Petitioner: Richard R. Sena Date of Filing: February 24, 2000 Case Number: VBH-0042 This Decision involves a complaint filed by Richard R. Sena (Sena) against Sandia Corporation under the Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program. That program is codified at Part 708 of Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations. 10 C.F.R. Part 708. In his complaint, Sena maintains that he was retaliated against and ultimately constructively discharged for disclosing that laboratory personnel were using the Internet improperly at Sandia National Laboratories. I. The DOE Contractor Employee Protection Program The Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program was established to safeguard

245

Case No. VBA-0041  

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

1 1 March 13, 2000 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Appeal Name of Petitioner: John L. Gretencord Date of Filing: November 26, 1999 Case Number: VBA-0041 This Decision considers an Appeal of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued on November 4, 1999, involving a complaint filed by John L. Gretencord (Gretencord or the complainant) under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. In his complaint, Gretencord claims that West Valley Nuclear Services, Inc.(West Valley), a DOE contractor, terminated his employment in retaliation for his making disclosures that are protected under Part 708. In the IAD, however, the Hearing Officer determined that West Valley had shown that it would have terminated the

246

Case No. VBH-0015  

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

5 5 December 1, 1999 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS Initial Agency Decision Name of Petitioner: Morris J. Osborne Date of Filing: June 28, 1999 Case Number: VBH-0015 This Decision involves a complaint filed by Mr. Morris J. Osborne (hereinafter the complainant) under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. The complainant contends that reprisals were taken against him after he made disclosures concerning the lack of electrical inspections at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Lab (INEEL). These alleged reprisals were taken by Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company (Lockheed). Lockheed was the managing and operating contractor of INEEL through September 30, 1999. Bechtel assumed Lockheed's

247

Case No. VWA-0014  

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

4 4 February 5, 1997 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Initial Agency Decision Name of Petitioner:Charles Barry DeLoach Date of Filing:November 1, 1996 Case Number: VWA-0014 This Decision involves a whistleblower complaint filed by Charles Barry DeLoach (DeLoach) under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. For a four year period, DeLoach was employed by Westinghouse Savannah River Company (WSRC), a DOE management and operating contractor, at DOE's Savannah River site (Savannah River). DeLoach alleges that during his tenure at WSRC, he made disclosures regarding health and safety issues to various supervisors or managers at Savannah River. On March 19, 1993, DeLoach was fired after an investigation

248

The flying radiation case  

SciTech Connect

The Los Alamos foil implosion program has the goal of producing an intense, high-energy density x-ray source by converting the energy of a magnetically imploded plasma into radiation and material energy. One of the methods for converting the plasma energy into thermal energy and radiation and utilizing it for experiments is called the flying radiation case (FRC). In this paper the authors shall model the FRC and provide a physical description of the processes involved. An analytic model of a planar FRC in the hydrodynamic approximation is used to describe the assembly and shock heating of a central cushion by a conducting liner driver. The results are also used to benchmark a hydrodynamics code for modeling an FRC. They then use a radiation-hydrodynamics computational model to explore the effects of radiation production and transport when a gold plasma assembles on a CH cushion. Results are presented for the structure and evolution of the radiation hohlraum.

Brownell, J.H.; Bowers, R.L. [Los Alamos National Lab., NM (United States). Applied Theoretical and Computational Physics Div.

1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

249

Case No. VWA-0033  

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

3 3 November 4, 1999 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Initial Agency Decision Name of Petitioners:Gretencord v. West Valley Nuclear Services Co., Inc. Date of Filing: March 19, 1999 Case Number: VWA-0033 This decision considers a Complaint filed by John L. Gretencord (Gretencord) against West Valley Nuclear Services, Inc. (West Valley) under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, which is codified at 10 C.F.R. Part 708. Mr. Gretencord requested a hearing on his Complaint under 10 C.F.R. Part 708 on March 19, 1999. I. Background The Department of Energy established its Contractor Employee Protection Program to safeguard "public and employee health and safety; ensur[e] compliance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations; and

250

Case No. VBH-0010  

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

0 0 September 1, 2000 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS Initial Agency Decision Name of Petitioner: Jagdish C. Laul Date of Filing: December 3, 1999 Case Number: VBH-0010 This Decision involves a complaint filed by Dr. Jagdish C. Laul (hereinafter the complainant) under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. The complainant contends that his dismissal by his employer, Excalibur Associates, Inc. (Excalibur) was a reprisal for his participation in a prior Part 708 proceeding. Excalibur is a subcontractor of Kaiser Hill Company (Kaiser) who is the managing and operating contractor of DOE's Rocky Flats Field Office (Rocky Flats). I. The DOE Contractor Employee Protection Program A. Regulatory Background

251

Case No. VWA-0018  

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

8 8 May 21, 1998 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Initial Agency Decision Name of Petitioner:Thomas T. Tiller Date of Filing:November 17, 1997 Case Number: VWA-0018 This Decision concerns two whistleblower complaints filed by Thomas T. Tiller (Tiller) under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. At all times relevant to this proceeding, Tiller was employed by Wackenhut Services, Incorporated (Wackenhut), a DOE contractor that provides paramilitary security support services at the DOE's Savannah River Site in Aiken, South Carolina. Tiller contends in his first complaint that Wackenhut demoted him after he alleged that a senior level manager at Wackenhut had engaged in unethical and possible criminal conduct. In his

252

Case No. VBH-0024  

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

4 4 March 1, 2000 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Initial Agency Decision Name of Petitioner: Matthew J. Rooks Date of Filing: July 6, 1999 Case Number: VBH-0024 This Initial Agency Decision considers a complaint filed by Matthew J. Rooks under the whistleblower protection program of the Department of Energy, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. As explained below, Rooks' complaint is denied. Background Rooks filed this complaint under the Part 708 regulations on November 17, 1998, and the Department's Office of the Inspector General began an investigation. While the investigation was pending, responsibility for conducting investigations of Part 708 complaints was transferred to the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA). 64 Fed. Reg. 12826 (March 15, 1999). The OHA issued a Report of Investigation on July 6, 1999. The Report, which I will discuss further below,

253

Case No. VBH-0017  

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

7 7 July 18, 2000 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Initial Agency Decision Name of Petitioner: Jimmie L. Russell Date of Filing: October 12, 1999 Case Number: VBH-0017 This Initial Agency Decision involves a whistleblower complaint filed by Mr. Jimmie L. Russell under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. In his complaint, Mr. Russell contends that reprisals were taken against him after he made certain disclosures concerning mismanagement, breaches in security procedures and safety violations at the DOE's Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). LANL is managed and operated by the University of California (the UC). At the time that he made the alleged disclosures, Mr. Russell worked at LANL for managers who

254

WTI Crude Oil Price: Base Case and 95% Confidence Interval  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

7 7 Notes: Spot WTI prices broke $35 and even $36 per barrel in November as anticipated boosts to world supply from OPEC and other sources failed to find much realization in actual stocks data. The idea that stocks are still languishing at below-normal levels is particularly persuasive when one views current levels (for key consuming regions) relative to "normal" values which account for the long-term trend in OECD stocks. We believe that monthly average WTI prices will stay around $30 per barrel for the first part of 2001. This is a noticeable upward shift in our projected average prices from even a month ago. The shift reflects greater emphasis on the lack of stock builds and less emphasis on the assumption that supply from OPEC and non-OPEC suppliers may be exceeding demand by 1-2

255

WTI Crude Oil Price: Base Case and 95% Confidence Interval  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

9 9 Notes: Spot WTI prices broke $35 and even $36 per barrel in November as anticipated boosts to world supply from OPEC and other sources did not show up in actual stocks data. The recent decline in prices seems to be more the result of an unraveling of speculative pressures than a change in underlying fundamentals. Prices had been running higher than supply/demand fundamentals would have indicated throughout the fall months as a result of rising Mideast tensions, concern over the adequacy of distillate supplies, and expectations of Iraqi supply interruptions. But Mideast tensions seemed to ease in December and the market appeared to perceive a quick return of Iraqi crude oil supplies at full capacity. Pledges by Saudi Arabia/OPEC to offset a longer term Iraqi

256

WTI Crude Oil Price: Base Case and 95% Confidence Interval  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

6 6 Notes: Spot WTI crude oil prices broke $35 and even $36 per barrel in November as anticipated boosts to world supply from OPEC and other sources did not show up in actual stocks data. The recent decline in prices seems to be more the result of an unraveling of speculative pressures than a change in underlying fundamentals. Prices had been running higher than supply/demand fundamentals would have indicated throughout the fall months as a result of rising Mideast tensions, concern over the adequacy of distillate supplies, and expectations of Iraqi supply interruptions. But Mideast tensions seemed to ease in December and the market appeared to perceive a quick return of Iraqi crude oil supplies at full capacity. Pledges by Saudi Arabia/OPEC to offset a longer term Iraqi

257

1 January 2006 1 Base Configuration and Case Studies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

prices (specified on area) - Yearly heat demand (specified on area) - Yearly electricity demand price - Sulphur tax Year 2000-2010 Year 2000-2010 Price flexible electricity demand Year 2000 Scope Fuel data (C and S content) Not time dependant Hourly regional time series: - Electricity demand

258

The Case for Muon-based Neutrino Beams  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

For the foreseeable future, high energy physics accelerator capabilities in the US will be deployed to study the physics of the neutrino sector. In this context, it is useful to explore the sensitivities and limiting systematic effects of the planned neutrino oscillation program, so that we can evaluate the issues that must be addressed in order to ensure the success of these efforts. It is only in this way that we will ultimately be able to elucidate the fundamental physics processes involved. We conclude that success can only be guaranteed by, at some point in the future, being able to deploy muon accelerator capabilities. Such capabilities provide the only route to precision neutrino beams with which to study and mitigate, at the sub-percent level, the limiting systematic issues of future oscillation measurements. Thus this analysis argues strongly for maintaining a viable accelerator research program towards future muon accelerator capabilities.

Huber, Patrick; Palmer, Mark

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

259

LCA Case Studies of Starch-Based Foam  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The LDPE block/WBF was delivered to the company specialising in foam conversion (Foam Engineers Ltd., UK). Here the ... cut and converted to the shaped pieces of insulation for the final manufacture of the coolbo...

Miao Guo

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

260

A Case Study of Solar Powered Cellular Base Stations.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

?? Green power, environment protection and emission reduction are key factors nowadays in the telecom industry. Balancing of these modes while reducing the capital and (more)

PANDE, GEETHA

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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261

Hill Air Force Base as a case study for linking  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

;Contaminants of Concern: ­ Trichloroethylene (TCE) ­ Tetrachloroethylene (PERC) ­ Carbon Tetrachloride

262

Lead Defendant Cases Filed  

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

3 3 0 Judgment for defendant 77 Navy 1 3 Adverse dispositions: 73 NRC 3 0 TRO 0 DOI - BLM 14 3 Preliminary Injunction 6 - FWS 6 0 Permanent Injunction 10 - BuRec 1 0 Remand 19 - NPS 6 1 Dismissal w/ settlement 26 - BIA/NIGC 3 0 Dismissal w/o settlement 12 - MMS 0 2 Case pending, NEPA 233 - OSM 1 0 USDA - FS 46 13 - APHIS 3 5 DOC - NOAA 8 0 Army - COE 15 5 Gov't Agency Army 2 0 Jurisdictional - P prevailed 1 DOT - FHWA 9 1 Jurisdictional - D prevailed 27 - FTA 1 0 NEPA - Not required 3 - FAA 0 0 NEPA - Is required 0 DOE 6 0 CE - Adequate 5 EPA 1 0 CE - Not Adequate 3 HUD 1 0 EA - Adequate* 14 Air Force 0 0 EA - Not Adequate* 9 TVA 1 1 EIS - Adequate* 21 FCC 0 1 EIS - Not Adequate* 15 GSA 1 0 SEIS - Needed* 1 Ex-Im Bank (OPEC) 0 0 SEIS -Not Needed* 8 USPS 0 0 HHS-FDA 0 0 -NIH 0 0 VA Pending

263

Case No. VBA-0033  

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

3 3 April 5, 2000 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Appeal Names of Petitioners:Kaiser-Hill Company, L.L.C. EG&G Rocky Flats, Inc. Dates of Filing:August 26, 1999 August 27, 1999 Case Number: VBA-0033 On August 26 and 27, 1999, Kaiser-Hill Company, L.L.C. (K-H) and EG&G Rocky Flats, Inc. (EG&G) respectively filed Notices of Appeal from an Initial Agency Decision by a Hearing Officer from the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) of the Department of Energy (DOE). In the Initial Agency Decision, the Hearing Officer granted relief to Barbara Nabb on the basis of her complaint under the DOE's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. Barbara Nabb, 27 DOE ¶ 87,519 (1999). In their Appeals, K-H and EG&G challenge several aspects of the Initial Agency Decision and request that Ms.

264

Explosively separable casing  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An explosively separable casing including a cylindrical afterbody and a circular cover for one end of the afterbody is disclosed. The afterbody has a cylindrical tongue extending longitudinally from one end which is matingly received in a corresponding groove in the cover. The groove is sized to provide a pocket between the end of the tongue and the remainder of the groove so that an explosive can be located therein. A seal is also provided between the tongue and the groove for sealing the pocket from the atmosphere. A frangible holding device is utilized to hold the cover to the afterbody. When the explosive is ignited, the increase in pressure in the pocket causes the cover to be accelerated away from the afterbody. Preferably, the inner wall of the afterbody is in the same plane as the inner wall of the tongue to provide a maximum space for storage in the afterbody and the side wall of the cover is thicker than the side wall of the afterbody so as to provide a sufficiently strong surrounding portion for the pocket in which the explosion takes place. The detonator for the explosive is also located on the cover and is carried away with the cover during separation. The seal is preferably located at the longitudinal end of the tongue and has a chevron cross section.

Jacobson, Albin K. (Albuquerque, NM); Rychnovsky, Raymond E. (Livermore, CA); Visbeck, Cornelius N. (Livermore, CA)

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

265

Non-ferromagnetic overburden casing  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Systems, methods, and heaters for treating a subsurface formation are described herein. At least one system for electrically insulating an overburden portion of a heater wellbore is described. The system may include a heater wellbore located in a subsurface formation and an electrically insulating casing located in the overburden portion of the heater wellbore. The casing may include at least one non-ferromagnetic material such that ferromagnetic effects are inhibited in the casing.

Vinegar, Harold J. (Bellaire, TX); Harris, Christopher Kelvin (Houston, TX); Mason, Stanley Leroy (Allen, TX)

2010-09-14T23:59:59.000Z

266

Utility Energy Service Contract Case Studies | Department of Energy  

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

Case Studies Case Studies Utility Energy Service Contract Case Studies October 7, 2013 - 3:25pm Addthis These case studies feature examples of successful projects that involved utility energy service contracts (UESC). Coast Guard Multi-Site UESC Project: Twelve-site project with 21 energy-conservation measures reduced electricity consumption by 19.1%, water consumption by 64.2%, and natural gas consumption by 21.1%. National Institute of Health: Saved at least $5 million in annual energy costs at its main campus in Bethesda, Maryland, through energy conservation measures. General Services Administration Ted Weiss Federal Building: Multiple energy conservation measures and utility services saved $256,000 in annual energy costs and 64,872 Btu per gross square foot. Patrick Air Force Base: Base-wide energy program implemented to exceed

267

Reasoning About an ACME Printer Case Investigation with Forensic Lucid  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this work we model the ACME printer case incident and make its specification in Forensic Lucid, a Lucid- and intensional-logic-based programming language for cyberforensic analysis and event reconstruction specification. The printer case involves a dispute about two parties that was previously solved using the finite-state automata (FSA) approach, and now re-done in a more usable way in Forensic Lucid.

Mokhov, Serguei A; Debbabi, Mourad

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

268

reference case | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

reference case reference case Dataset Summary Description This dataset comes from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), and is part of the 2011 Annual Energy Outlook Report (AEO2011). This dataset is table 1, and contains only the reference case. The dataset uses quadrillion BTUs, and quantifies the energy prices using U.S. dollars. The data is broken down into total production, imports, exports, consumption, and prices for energy types. Source EIA Date Released April 26th, 2011 (3 years ago) Date Updated Unknown Keywords 2011 AEO consumption EIA export import production reference case total energy Data application/vnd.ms-excel icon AEO2011: Total Energy Supply, Disposition, and Price Summary - Reference Case (xls, 112.8 KiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Peer Reviewed

269

case studies | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

case studies case studies Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Three case studies in (1) Solar market electrification, (2) Wind-solar hybrid system in Kuakata Sea Beach and (3) Micro hydro power plant of Aung Thuwi Khoi. (Purpose): SWERA Documentation Source Renewable Energy Research Centre Date Released December 02nd, 2003 (10 years ago) Date Updated October 20th, 2007 (7 years ago) Keywords Bangladesh case studies documentation GEF renewable energy small hydro solar SWERA UNEP wind Data application/pdf icon Download Document (pdf, 566.4 KiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage Frequency Time Period 2002 License License Other or unspecified, see optional comment below Comment Please cite publication as follows: RERC,2003. Utilization of Renewables in Bangladesh: Case Studies. Renewable Energy Research Centre, Dhaka University, Bangladesh. GEF UNEP SWERA. Available from http://swera.unep.net on 2 December 2003.

270

Page 1 of 14 The Costs, Benefits, and Risks Associated With Pattern-Based and  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

recommendations for further work to improve safety case development are also made. Introduction This studyPage 1 of 14 The Costs, Benefits, and Risks Associated With Pattern-Based and Modular Safety Case Keywords: Safety cases, Safety Case Patterns, Modular Safety Cases, Goal Structuring Notation, GSN Abstract

Kelly, Tim

271

EPICS BASE  

Energy Science and Technology Software Center (OSTI)

002230MLTPL00 Experimental Physics and Industrial Control System BASE http://www.aps.anl.gov/epics

272

The Compelling Case for NGVs  

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

Compelling Case for NGVs Compelling Case for NGVs Utilities and Federal Agencies Working Together to Make the Most of The Opportunity Stephe Yborra Director of Market Analysis, Education & Communications Clean Vehicle Education Foundation Director of Market Development NGVAmerica A Compelling Case for Natural Gas Vehicles * Natural gas is America's fuel: America's resource, America's jobs. Reduced reliance on volatile foreign oil supplies = Energy Security. * A wide variety of NGVs are available from OEMs and SVMs. Natural gas engines emit far less emissions than diesel or gasoline and their performance now match/exceed diesel, gasoline * Significantly lower fuel / O&M costs generate substantial life-cycle savings and, in many cases, provide fast payback of initial purchase

273

I/O Case Studies  

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

15% of raw hour reading these files (for a 100K raw hour job). Suggestion: Read by rank 0 and broadcast is much more efficient Case 3: Too frequent checkpointing Behavior A...

274

Appendix A. Reference case projections  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

6 Appendix C Table C5. World crude and lease condensate a production by region and country, Low Oil Price case, 2009-40 (million barrels per day) Region History Projections Average...

275

Appendix A. Reference case projections  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

U.S. Energy Information Administration | International Energy Outlook 2014 26 Appendix A Table A2. World liquids consumption by region, Reference case, 2009-40 (million barrels per...

276

Appendix A. Reference case projections  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

44 Appendix B Table B5. World crude and lease condensate a production by region and country, High Oil Price case, 2009-40 (million barrels per day) Region History Projections...

277

Integrated management of land and water resources based on a collective approach to fragmented international conventions  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...underpinned by science-based approaches. Case studies...integrated management. A new imperative...underpinned by science-based approaches. Case studies...integrated management. A new imperative...underpinned by science-based approaches. Case studies...integrated management. A new imperative...

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

278

Symbolic Test Selection Based on Approximate Analysis  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Symbolic Test Selection Based on Approximate Analysis Bertrand Jeannet, Thierry J´eron, Vlad Rusu}@irisa.fr Abstract. This paper addresses the problem of generating symbolic test cases for testing the conformance. The challenge we consider is the selection of test cases according to a test purpose, which is here a set

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

279

Energy Savings Performance Contract Case Studies | Department of Energy  

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

Project Funding » Energy Savings Performance Contracts » Energy Project Funding » Energy Savings Performance Contracts » Energy Savings Performance Contract Case Studies Energy Savings Performance Contract Case Studies October 7, 2013 - 1:53pm Addthis These case studies feature examples of projects made possible by the use of energy savings performance contracts (ESPCs). Bureau of Land Management (BLM) ESPC across Six States: BLM initiated lighting, HVAC, and other upgrades at remote facilities across six states as part of this successful ESPC. Dyess Air Force Base Water Conservation and Green Energy: Dyess Air Force Base leveraged an ESPC to implement water conservation and wind energy projects. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) White Oak Campus Environmental Stewardship and Cost Savings: The FDA White Oak Campus in Silver Spring,

280

Federal Energy Management Program: Energy Savings Performance Contract Case  

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

Case Studies Case Studies These case studies feature examples of projects made possible by the use of energy savings performance contracts (ESPCs). Bureau of Land Management (BLM) ESPC across Six States: BLM initiated lighting, HVAC, and other upgrades at remote facilities across six states as part of this successful ESPC. Dyess Air Force Base Water Conservation and Green Energy: Dyess Air Force Base leveraged an ESPC to implement water conservation and wind energy projects. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) White Oak Campus Environmental Stewardship and Cost Savings: The FDA White Oak Campus in Silver Spring, Maryland, receives power from a central utility plant constructed using an ESPC. Harold Washington Social Security Administration (SSA) Center Water Conservation and Green Energy: SSA installed numerous energy conservation measures at its Harold Washington Center in Chicago, Illinois, using an ESPC.

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281

Rural Telephony: A Socio-Economic Case Study Sayandeep Sen  

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Rural Telephony: A Socio-Economic Case Study Sayandeep Sen Dept. of Computer Science and Engg villages. However, on the positive side we think that telephony facility can attract potential ICT users areas based on the applications of this technology. During the course of interaction with the villagers

Raman, Bhaskaran

282

Tools & Resources: Case Studies  

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

Case Studies Case Studies Find out more about how energy efficiency upgrade programs across the United States are using innovative financing mechanisms, high-demand promotions, tailored contractor training, and more to drive the number of building upgrades through a holistic, whole-home approach. Use the lessons they learned to accelerate your own program's journey to success. The case studies below provide extensive, beneficial insight from Better Buildings Neighborhood Program partners and others on the topics of: Driving Demand Financing Service Delivery Workforce Development. Topic Title Description Program Featured Sector Source Year Service Delivery Best Offer Ever Produces Upgrades in Record Time Provides examples of lessons learned through the implementation and monitoring of Austin Energy's Best Offer Ever promotion. The promotional offer generated a record number of home upgrades in just six months.

283

Enforcement Cases | Department of Energy  

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

Enforcement Cases Enforcement Cases Enforcement Cases RSS December 20, 2013 AeroSys: Order (2011-SCE-1624) DOE ordered AeroSys, Inc. (AeroSys) to pay a $100,000 civil penalty after finding AeroSys had (1) failed to certify that certain models of space-constrained central air conditioners and air conditioning heat pumps comply with the applicable energy conservation standards; and (2) manufactured and distributed in commerce in the U.S. units of noncompliant models of space-constrained central air conditioners and air conditioning heat pumps. November 15, 2013 Sylvane: Order (2013-CE-36005) DOE ordered Sylvane, Inc. to pay a $4,000 civil penalty after finding Sylvane had failed to certify that certain models of dehumidifiers comply with the applicable energy conservation standards.

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EIA Cases | Department of Energy  

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

EIA Cases EIA Cases EIA Cases RSS February 14, 2011 TEE-0073 - In the Matter of Cole Distributing, Inc. On December 13, 2010, Cole Distributing, Inc. (Cole) filed an Application for Exception with the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) of the Department of Energy (DOE). The firm requests that it be permanently relieved of the requirement to prepare and file the Energy Information Administration (EIA) Form EIA-782B, entitled "Resellers'/Retailers' Monthly Petroleum Product Sales Report." As explained below, we have determined that Cole's request should be denied. February 14, 2011 TEE-0076 - In the Matter of Brodeur's Oil Service, Inc. On February 18, 2011, Brodeur's Oil Service, Inc. (Brodeur's) filed an Application for Exception with the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) of

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Security Cases | Department of Energy  

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Security Cases Security Cases Security Cases RSS December 23, 2013 PSH-13-0103 - In the Matter of Personnel Security On January 29, 2013, the Individual completed and submitted a Questionnaire for National Security Positions (QNSP) to a Local Security Office (LSO). In this QNSP, the Individual admitted that he had used a neighbor's internet connection without permission on several occasions in 2010 and 2011, and had downloaded copyrighted software and media to his computer without permission from the copyright holders from 2000 through 2006. Exhibit 7 at 18-19. December 20, 2013 PSH-13-0102 - In the Matter of Personnel Security On December 20, 2013, a Hearing Officer determined that an individual's security clearance should be restored. In reaching this determination, the

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CASE Design/Remodeling | Open Energy Information  

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DesignRemodeling Jump to: navigation, search Name: CASE DesignRemodeling Place: Bethesda, MD Website: http:www.casedesignremodelin References: CASE DesignRemodeling1...

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Case depth verification of hardened samples with Barkhausen noise sweeps  

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An interesting topic of recent Barkhausen noise (BN) method studies is the application of the method to case depth evaluation of hardened components. The utilization of BN method for this purpose is based on the difference in the magnetic properties between the hardened case and the soft core. Thus, the detection of case depth with BN can be achieved. The measurements typically have been carried out by using low magnetizing frequencies which have deeper penetration to the ferromagnetic samples than the conventional BN measurement. However, the penetration depth is limited due to eddy current damping of the signal. We introduce here a newly found sweep measurement concept for the case depth evaluation. In this study sweep measurements were carried out with various magnetizing frequencies and magnetizing voltages to detect the effect of different frequency and voltage and their correspondence to the actual case depth values verified from destructive characterization. Also a BN measurement device that has an implemented sweep analysis option was utilised. The samples were either induction or case-hardened samples and sample geometry contained both rod samples and gear axle samples with different case depth values. Samples were also further characterized with Xray diffraction to study the residual stress state of the surface. The detailed data processing revealed that also other calculated features than the maximum slope division of the 1st derivative of the BN signal could hold the information about the case depth value of the samples. The sweep method was able to arrange the axles into correct order according to the case depth value even though the axles were used.

Santa-aho, Suvi; Vippola, Minnamari; Lepist, Toivo [Tampere University of Technology, Department of Materials Science, P.O. Box 589, 33101 Tampere (Finland); Hakanen, Merja [Stresstech Oy, Tikkutehtaantie 1, 40800 Vaajakoski (Finland); Sorsa, Aki; Leivisk, Kauko [University of Oulu, Control Engineering Laboratory, P.O. Box 4300, FIN-90014 University of Oulu (Finland)

2014-02-18T23:59:59.000Z

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The case for applied astronomy  

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......research-article Features The case for applied astronomy Martin Elvis Martin Elvis is an astronomer...Elvis looks at our golden age of astronomy and gives his personal view of what the future may hold for space and astronomy research, as that golden age hits......

Martin Elvis

2014-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

289

System for stabbing well casing  

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Apparatus for stabbing well casing to join casing sections to each other, includes a rotary table assembly for supporting a casing section in a well bore, a derrick over the rotary table assembly, a crown block at the top of the derrick, a first piston and cylinder subassembly pivotally mounted on one side of the derrick over the rotary table assembly and below the crown block for pivotation about a horizontal axis, a second piston and cylinder subassembly pivotally mounted on a second side of the derrick for pivotation about a horizontal axis. The second piston and cylinder subassembly is located over the rotary table assembly and below the crown block and extends substantially normal to the direction of extension of the first piston and cylinder subassembly. The cooperating casing clamping elements are carried on the piston rods of the first and second piston and cylinder subassemblies, and counter balancing subassemblies are connected to the first and second piston and cylinder subassemblies for pivoting the first and second piston and cylinder subassemblies to a vertically extending inoperative position.

McArthur, J.R.

1984-04-03T23:59:59.000Z

290

MDU Solar Energy Project Case Study  

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MDU Solar Energy Project MDU Solar Energy Project Case Study A Partnership between Ellsworth AFB and MDU Resources Group, Inc.  Based in Bismarck, North Dakota  Celebrated our 85 th year in 2009  NYSE - MDU for over 60 years  Over $4B market cap  Fortune 500 Company  Member of the S&P MidCap 400 Index  Over 8,000 employees in 44 states  Business Lines:  Energy  Utility Resources  Construction Materials  Construction Materials  Energy  Oil and Gas Production  Utility Resources  Natural Gas Pipelines  Construction Services  Electric / Natural Gas Utilities  Utility Resources  Montana - Dakota Utilities Co.  Cascade Natural Gas Co.  Intermountain Gas Corporation  Great Plains Natural Gas Co.  About 950,000 customers  ND, SD, WY, MT, WA, OR, ID, MN

291

A View Based Survey on Web services Registries  

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for the emerging service-oriented architecture and constitute a critical resource for Web services. Based on a case registries, Service-oriented Architecture, UDDI c 2004, Distributed Systems Group, Technical University service-oriented architecture and constitute a critical resource for Web services. Based on a case study

Dustdar, Schahram

292

A formal analysis of requirements-based testing  

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The aim of requirements-based testing is to generate test cases from a set of requirements for a given system or piece of software. In this paper we propose a formal semantics for the generation of test cases from requirements by revising and extending ... Keywords: coverage metrics, requirements-based testing

Charles Pecheur; Franco Raimondi; Guillaume Brat

2009-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

293

NEPA Cases Filed in 2010 2010 NEPA Case Dispositions  

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Filed in 2010 2010 NEPA Case Dispositions Filed in 2010 2010 NEPA Case Dispositions Lead Defendant Cases Filed Injunctions - Remands Judgment for defendant 46 ARMY-USACE 6 3 Dismissal w/o settlement 11 DHS-USCG 0 0 Settlement 8 DOD 1 0 Adverse dispositions: 17 DOE-Energy 0 0 TRO 0 DOE-FERC 0 0 Preliminary Injunction 5 DOE-NNSA 1 0 Permanent Injunction 4 DOI-BIA 1 0 Remand 8 DOI-BLM 17 5 DOI-BOEM 5 0 Basis for 2010 NEPA Dispositions DOI-BOR 0 0 Jurisdictional - P prevailed 0 DOI-FWS 6 1 Jurisdictional - D prevailed 12 DOI-OSM 0 1 NEPA - Not required 1 DOI-NPS 2 2 NEPA - Is required 2 DOJ 0 0 CE - Adequate 4 DOS 0 0 CE - Not Adequate 1 DOT-FAA 3 0 EA - Adequate* 11 DOT-FHWA 10 1 EA - Not Adequate* 5 DOT-FTA 2 0 EIS - Adequate* 17 EPA 1 0 EIS - Not Adequate* 5

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Mining Test Cases To Improve Software Maintenance  

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Finding TestTracing Features to Test Cases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5.4.2 Finding Test Intents Using

Ziftci, Celal

295

Laboratory automation-A case history  

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Laboratory automation-A case history ... This article describes an automated Raman spectrometer. ...

Bernard J. Bulkin; Edward H. Cole; Arthur Noguerola

1974-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

296

Integrating Nuclear Energy to Oilfield Operations Two Case Studies  

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Fossil fuel resources that require large energy inputs for extraction, such as the Canadian oil sands and the Green River oil shale resource in the western USA, could benefit from the use of nuclear power instead of power generated by natural gas combustion. This paper discusses the technical and economic aspects of integrating nuclear energy with oil sands operations and the development of oil shale resources. A high temperature gas reactor (HTGR) that produces heat in the form of high pressure steam (no electricity production) was selected as the nuclear power source for both fossil fuel resources. Both cases were based on 50,000 bbl/day output. The oil sands case was a steam-assisted, gravity-drainage (SAGD) operation located in the Canadian oil sands belt. The oil shale development was an in-situ oil shale retorting operation located in western Colorado, USA. The technical feasibility of the integrating nuclear power was assessed. The economic feasibility of each case was evaluated using a discounted cash flow, rate of return analysis. Integrating an HTGR to both the SAGD oil sands operation and the oil shale development was found to be technically feasible for both cases. In the oil sands case, integrating an HTGR eliminated natural gas combustion and associated CO2 emissions, although there were still some emissions associated with imported electrical power. In the in situ oil shale case, integrating an HTGR reduced CO2 emissions by 88% and increased natural gas production by 100%. Economic viabilities of both nuclear integrated cases were poorer than the non-nuclear-integrated cases when CO2 emissions were not taxed. However, taxing the CO2 emissions had a significant effect on the economics of the non-nuclear base cases, bringing them in line with the economics of the nuclear-integrated cases. As we move toward limiting CO2 emissions, integrating non-CO2-emitting energy sources to the development of energy-intense fossil fuel resources is becoming increasingly important. This paper attempts to reduce the barriers that have traditionally separated fossil fuel development and application of nuclear power and to promote serious discussion of ideas about hybrid energy systems.

Eric P. Robertson; Lee O. Nelson; Michael G. McKellar; Anastasia M. Gandrik; Mike W. Patterson

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

297

Alternative Fuels Data Center: Case Studies  

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Case Studies to Case Studies to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Case Studies on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Case Studies on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Case Studies on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Case Studies on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Case Studies on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Case Studies on AddThis.com... Case Studies Find case studies and success stories about alternative transportation technologies and alternative fuels. A Chevy Volt sedan is plugged into a charging station in a parking area outside the City of Fort Collins fleet facility. Fort Collins: A Multi-Fuel Approach to Sustainable Fleet Operations A diversity of fuels and technologies offers flexibility in reaching energy

298

Mobile Device Guide Google Android based devices  

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Mobile Device Guide ­ Google Android based devices CSUF Date Last Revised: 1/20/11 Page 1 of 3;Mobile Device Guide ­ Google Android based devices CSUF Date Last Revised: 1/20/11 Page 2 of 3 2. Under' with your campus username and enter your password (case sensitive). 4. Tap `next'. #12;Mobile Device Guide

de Lijser, Peter

299

A SEMI-AUTOMATIC METHOD FOR CASE ACQUISITION IN CBR A STUDY IN OIL WELL DRILLING  

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A SEMI-AUTOMATIC METHOD FOR CASE ACQUISITION IN CBR A STUDY IN OIL WELL DRILLING Samad Valipour, Norway valipour@ntnu.no, agnar.aamodt@idi.ntnu.no, pal.skalle@ntnu.no ABSTRACT Oil well drilling and re-using previous experiences. KEY WORDS Case-based reasoning, oil well drilling, knowledge discovery

Aamodt, Agnar

300

Specificationbased Testing of Reactive Software: A Case Study in Technology Transfer  

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Specification­based Testing of Reactive Software: A Case Study in Technology Transfer Lalita be effective in practice. The case study illustrates that technology transfer efforts can benefit from that limit formal methods technology transfer. We also found that there is often a tension between the scope

Porter, Adam

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Video cases for teacher learning: Issues of Social and Organizational Design for Use  

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Video cases for teacher learning: Issues of Social and Organizational Design for Use Greg Shrader examining their design in terms of the models of use that they support. Keywords case-based learning, teacher learning, use models, design research INTRODUCTION Over the past several years, researchers

Fishman, Barry

302

Whistleblower Cases | Department of Energy  

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July 8, 1999 July 8, 1999 VWD-0005 - In the Matter of David M. Turner This decision will consider two Motions for Discovery filed by David M Turner with the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) of the Department of Energy (DOE) on June 8, 1999, as amended on June 22, 1999. The discovery motions relate to a hearing requested by Mr. Turner under the DOE's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708 (Part 708). The OHA has assigned Mr. Turner's hearing request Case No. VWA-0038, and the discovery requests under consideration Case Nos. VWD-0003 and VWD-0005. July 8, 1999 VWD-0003 - In the Matter of David M. Turner This decision will consider two Motions for Discovery filed by David M Turner with the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) of the Department of

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Whistleblower Cases | Department of Energy  

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November 17, 2010 November 17, 2010 TBZ-2097 - IN THE MATTER OF DAVID M. WIDGER This Decision will consider two Motions to Dismiss filed by Safety & Ecology Corp. (SEC), a Department of Energy (DOE) contractor located in upstate New York. SEC seeks dismissal of a Complaint that David M. Widger filed against it on October 19, 2009, under the DOE's Contractor Employee Protection Program, set forth at 10 C.F.R. Part 708. OHA has assigned Mr. Widger's Complaint Case No. TBH-0097 and the present Motions to Dismiss Case Numbers TBZ-1097 and TBZ-2097. November 17, 2010 TBZ-1097 - In the Matter of David M. Widger This Decision will consider two Motions to Dismiss filed by Safety & Ecology Corp. (SEC), a Department of Energy (DOE) contractor located in upstate New York. SEC seeks dismissal of a Complaint that David M. Widger

304

Machine learning techniques in disease forecasting: a case study on rice blast prediction  

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Our case study demonstrated that SVM is better than existing machine learning techniques and conventional REG approaches in forecasting plant diseases. In this direction, we have also ... a SVM-based web server f...

Rakesh Kaundal; Amar S Kapoor; Gajendra PS Raghava

2006-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

305

Characterization of the Germania Spraberry unit from analog studies and cased-hole neutron log data  

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a dependent variable (permeability) from multiple independent variables (rock type, shale volume and porosity) will also be investigated in this study. A log data base includes digitized formats of gamma ray, cased hole neutron, limited resistivity...

Olumide, Babajide Adelekan

2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

306

DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Palo Duro Homes, Albuquerque, NM  

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Case study of a New Mexico-based home builder who has built more DOE Zero Energy Ready certified homes than any builder in the nation. One example home achieved a HERS score of HERS 55 without PV...

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Improving the Production and Presentation of Safety Cases through the use of Intranet Technology  

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A Safety Case requires that a large number of links are made between requirements, analysis and design documentation, and the safety analysis itself. Working in a paper based environment leads to a documentation ...

Rupert Brown

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

308

Antineutrino reactor safeguards - a case study  

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Antineutrinos have been proposed as a means of reactor safeguards for more than 30 years and there has been impressive experimental progress in neutrino detection. In this paper we conduct, for the first time, a case study of the application of antineutrino safeguards to a real-world scenario - the North Korean nuclear crisis in 1994. We derive detection limits to a partial or full core discharge in 1989 based on actual IAEA safeguards access and find that two independent methods would have yielded positive evidence for a second core with very high confidence. To generalize our results, we provide detailed estimates for the sensitivity to the plutonium content of various types of reactors, including most types of plutonium production reactors, based on detailed reactor simulations. A key finding of this study is that a wide class of reactors with a thermal power of less than 0.1-1 GWth can be safeguarded achieving IAEA goals for quantitative sensitivity and timeliness with detectors right outside the reactor ...

Christensen, Eric; Jaffke, Patrick

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

309

Initial Member Selection and Covariance Localization Study of Ensemble Kalman Filter based Data Assimilation  

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localization schemes: Distance-based, Streamline trajectory-based, and Streamline sensitivity-based localization and Hierarchical EnKF on a synthetic reservoir field case study. We will describe the methodology of each of the covariance localization schemes...

Yip, Yeung

2011-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

310

A Case Study of Wide Diameter Casing for Geothermal Systems  

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Three wells have been drilled in the central resistivity area of a geothermal field in the Taupo Volcanic Zone, New Zealand. Using a well bore simulator, WELL SIM V3.0, reservoir conditions and well characteristics are evaluated to determine the increase in output by increasing production casing diameters from either 8-5/8 inches OD or 9-5/8 inches OD to 13-3/8 inches OD. Increases in well drilling costs are determined to provide a commentary on the economics. While open hole size is effectively doubled, well costs increase by 10% and, in this study, output increases by an average of 18%.

King, T.R.; Freeston, D.H.; Winmill, R.L.

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Case Studies of Energy Information Systems and Related Technology:  

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Case Studies of Energy Information Systems and Related Technology: Case Studies of Energy Information Systems and Related Technology: Operational Practices, Costs, and Benefits Speaker(s): Naoya Motegi Date: October 2, 2003 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 Energy Information Systems (EIS), which can monitor and analyze building energy consumption and related data throughout the Internet, have been increasing in use over the last decade. LBNL has conducted a series of case studies of existing EIS, exploring How is the EIS used in day-to-day operation? What are the costs and benefits of an EIS? Where do the energy savings come from?This study reviews the process of these technologies from installation through energy management practice. The study is based on interviews with operators and energy managers who use EIS. Analysis of

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Casing for a battery of cylindrical electric cells  

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A casing for a battery of cylindrical electric cells lying parallel to one another includes two insulating half casings each formed by one or more modules having n or n + 1 recesses in the form of part cylindrical cavities. The modules have two end edges and have respective complementary interfitting portions enabling two modules to be connected end-to-end. Each module further has two base plates orthogonal to the axes of said part cylindrical cavities and having complementary fixing parts. A casing having any number of cell-receiving recesses greater than one can be assembled from modules having n and n + 1 part cylindrical cavities, where n is equal to 2.

Adam, M.

1985-04-09T23:59:59.000Z

313

A Case for Climate Neutrality: Case Studies on Moving Towards a Low Carbon  

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A Case for Climate Neutrality: Case Studies on Moving Towards a Low Carbon A Case for Climate Neutrality: Case Studies on Moving Towards a Low Carbon Economy Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: A Case for Climate Neutrality: Case Studies on Moving Towards a Low Carbon Economy Agency/Company /Organization: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Sector: Energy, Land, Climate Topics: Implementation, Low emission development planning Resource Type: Case studies/examples Website: www.uncclearn.org/sites/www.uncclearn.org/files/inventory/UNEP80.pdf Cost: Free A Case for Climate Neutrality: Case Studies on Moving Towards a Low Carbon Economy Screenshot References: A Case for Climate Neutrality: Case Studies on Moving Towards a Low Carbon Economy[1] Logo: A Case for Climate Neutrality: Case Studies on Moving Towards a Low Carbon Economy

314

Better Buildings Neighborhood Program: Case Studies  

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Tools & Resources Tools & Resources Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Better Buildings Neighborhood Program: Case Studies to someone by E-mail Share Better Buildings Neighborhood Program: Case Studies on Facebook Tweet about Better Buildings Neighborhood Program: Case Studies on Twitter Bookmark Better Buildings Neighborhood Program: Case Studies on Google Bookmark Better Buildings Neighborhood Program: Case Studies on Delicious Rank Better Buildings Neighborhood Program: Case Studies on Digg Find More places to share Better Buildings Neighborhood Program: Case Studies on AddThis.com... Case Studies Resource Directory Webcasts Workshops Grants Administration Case Studies Find out more about how energy efficiency upgrade programs across the United States are using innovative financing mechanisms, high-demand

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FINAL SIMULATION RESULTS FOR DEMONSTRATION CASE 1 AND 2  

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The goal of this DOE Vision-21 project work scope was to develop an integrated suite of software tools that could be used to simulate and visualize advanced plant concepts. Existing process simulation software did not meet the DOE's objective of ''virtual simulation'' which was needed to evaluate complex cycles. The overall intent of the DOE was to improve predictive tools for cycle analysis, and to improve the component models that are used in turn to simulate equipment in the cycle. Advanced component models are available; however, a generic coupling capability that would link the advanced component models to the cycle simulation software remained to be developed. In the current project, the coupling of the cycle analysis and cycle component simulation software was based on an existing suite of programs. The challenge was to develop a general-purpose software and communications link between the cycle analysis software Aspen Plus{reg_sign} (marketed by Aspen Technology, Inc.), and specialized component modeling packages, as exemplified by industrial proprietary codes (utilized by ALSTOM Power Inc.) and the FLUENT{reg_sign} computational fluid dynamics (CFD) code (provided by Fluent Inc). A software interface and controller, based on an open CAPE-OPEN standard, has been developed and extensively tested. Various test runs and demonstration cases have been utilized to confirm the viability and reliability of the software. ALSTOM Power was tasked with the responsibility to select and run two demonstration cases to test the software--(1) a conventional steam cycle (designated as Demonstration Case 1), and (2) a combined cycle test case (designated as Demonstration Case 2). Demonstration Case 1 is a 30 MWe coal-fired power plant for municipal electricity generation, while Demonstration Case 2 is a 270 MWe, natural gas-fired, combined cycle power plant. Sufficient data was available from the operation of both power plants to complete the cycle configurations. Three runs were completed for each Demonstration Case--(1) an initial baseline run using the existing component libraries in Aspen Plus{reg_sign}, (2) a second run where one of the library components was replaced with an ALSTOM Power proprietary code, and (3) a third run where a cycle component was replaced with a FLUENT{reg_sign} CFD simulation. Each of the three runs was successfully completed over a range of loads. This report documents the case runs and discusses the viability and capabilities of the linkage/interface software.

David Sloan; Woodrow Fiveland

2003-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

316

Catalyst regeneration: the business case  

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As an alternative to purchasing new catalyst, technological and economic advantages make a compelling case for regenerating rather than replacing the metal or ceramic that enables selective catalytic reduction systems to capture NOx. The article examines the differences in the process, economics and reliability of new catalyst versus regenerated catalyst, and in rejuvenation versus regeneration of catalysis. SCR-Tech has developed programs to evaluate most catalyst management scenarios. They can predict catalyst life, allow for mixing and matching different catalyst types, provide risk assessment associated with extending catalyst life and evaluate site-specific economics. 2 figs., 1 tab.

McMahon, B. [SCR-Tech (United States)

2006-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

317

Environmental technology transfer and commercial viability: a synthesis of three case studies  

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Based on a ''Model for Preparing Case Studies of Environmental Technology Transfer'', three case studies are developed to contribute insights on the development and commercialisation of environmental technology. Two cases address soil and groundwater contamination: Dynamic Underground Stripping (DUS) developed by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Gravity Pressure Vessel (GPV) by GeneSyst International. The third case: Biodiesel Fuel (BIO), produced by Biodiesel Industries and Pacific Biodiesel, is a diesel fuel substitute. A synthesis across the research model above is provided, along with critical success factors for these examples of environmental technology commercialisation.

Willard Price

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

318

An analysis of empirical cases of community wind in Oregon  

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Recently, a new type of ownership has emerged in the wind energy sector in the U.S. that is referred to as community wind. With the fact that there is little literature on empirical experience of such smaller community based projects, this paper attempts to present seven community wind cases in Oregon to identify opportunities and barriers and so to provide practical information to those who are interested in developing community wind.

Yao Yin

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

319

Generic Argillite/Shale Disposal Reference Case  

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Radioactive waste disposal in a deep subsurface repository hosted in clay/shale/argillite is a subject of widespread interest given the desirable isolation properties, geochemically reduced conditions, and widespread geologic occurrence of this rock type (Hansen 2010; Bianchi et al. 2013). Bianchi et al. (2013) provides a description of diffusion in a clay-hosted repository based on single-phase flow and full saturation using parametric data from documented studies in Europe (e.g., ANDRA 2005). The predominance of diffusive transport and sorption phenomena in this clay media are key attributes to impede radionuclide mobility making clay rock formations target sites for disposal of high-level radioactive waste. The reports by Hansen et al. (2010) and those from numerous studies in clay-hosted underground research laboratories (URLs) in Belgium, France and Switzerland outline the extensive scientific knowledge obtained to assess long-term clay/shale/argillite repository isolation performance of nuclear waste. In the past several years under the UFDC, various kinds of models have been developed for argillite repository to demonstrate the model capability, understand the spatial and temporal alteration of the repository, and evaluate different scenarios. These models include the coupled Thermal-Hydrological-Mechanical (THM) and Thermal-Hydrological-Mechanical-Chemical (THMC) models (e.g. Liu et al. 2013; Rutqvist et al. 2014a, Zheng et al. 2014a) that focus on THMC processes in the Engineered Barrier System (EBS) bentonite and argillite host hock, the large scale hydrogeologic model (Bianchi et al. 2014) that investigates the hydraulic connection between an emplacement drift and surrounding hydrogeological units, and Disposal Systems Evaluation Framework (DSEF) models (Greenberg et al. 2013) that evaluate thermal evolution in the host rock approximated as a thermal conduction process to facilitate the analysis of design options. However, the assumptions and the properties (parameters) used in these models are different, which not only make inter-model comparisons difficult, but also compromise the applicability of the lessons learned from one model to another model. The establishment of a reference case would therefore be helpful to set up a baseline for model development. A generic salt repository reference case was developed in Freeze et al. (2013) and the generic argillite repository reference case is presented in this report. The definition of a reference case requires the characterization of the waste inventory, waste form, waste package, repository layout, EBS backfill, host rock, and biosphere. This report mainly documents the processes in EBS bentonite and host rock that are potentially important for performance assessment and properties that are needed to describe these processes, with brief description other components such as waste inventory, waste form, waste package, repository layout, aquifer, and biosphere. A thorough description of the generic argillite repository reference case will be given in Jov Colon et al. (2014).

Zheng, Liange; Jov& #233; Colon, Carlos; Bianchi, Marco; Birkholzer, Jens

2014-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Fig. 1. The conversational case retrieval process in CCBR CaseQuery := Case-Query-formalize(InitialProblemDescription);  

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Fig. 1. The conversational case retrieval process in CCBR CaseQuery := Case questions to ask the user in the conversational process. There are two ways to realize this task: one successfully probed in the troubleshooting domain [3], and in the selection of products or services in E

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SELFOPTIMIZING CONTROL: A DISTILLATION CASE Sigurd Skogestad  

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for the controlled variables. The idea is applied to propane­propylene distillation case study. Keywords: ChemicalSELF­OPTIMIZING CONTROL: A DISTILLATION CASE STUDY Sigurd Skogestad #3; #3; Department of Chemical

Skogestad, Sigurd

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CHARACTERIZATION OF INTERLAMINAR FRACTURE IN COMPOSITE A CASE STUDY APPROACH  

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.................................................................................................... 3 Case I Carbon Fiber Aerofan Blades ............................................................................ 5 Case II Honeycomb Sandwich Fuel Tanks

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Generic Argillite/Shale Disposal Reference Case  

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of eastern Devonian gas shale: Society of PetroleumShale Disposal Reference Case August 2014 Borehole activity: Oil and gas

Zheng, Liange

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

324

Idealized Test Cases for Dynamical Core Experiments  

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Idealized Test Cases for Dynamical Core Experiments Christiane Jablonowski (University of Michigan-13/2006 #12;Motivation · Test cases for 3D dynamical cores on the sphere ­ are hard to find in the literature groups ­ lack standardized & easy-to-use analysis techniques · Idea: Establish a collection of test cases

Jablonowski, Christiane

325

Method for the magnetization of well casing  

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A well casing is magnetized by traversing an internal magnetizer along and within the well casing while periodically reversing the direction of the magnetic field of the magnetizer to create a plurality of magnetic flux leakage points along the well casing.

Hoehn, G.L. Jr.

1984-08-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Case Study - Liquefied Natural Gas  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (EERE)

Environmental Environmental Science Enviro Express Kenworth LNG tractor. Connecticut Clean Cities Future Fuels Project Case Study - Liquefied Natural Gas As a part of the U.S. Department of Energy's broad effort to develop cleaner transportation technologies that reduce U.S. dependence on imported oil, this study examines advanced 2011 natural gas fueled trucks using liquefied natural gas (LNG) replacing older diesel fueled trucks. The trucks are used 6 days per week in regional city-to-landfill long hauls of incinerator waste with two fills per day. This is a workable fit for the limited range LNG trucks. Reduction of fuel costs and harmful emissions relative to the replaced trucks are significant. Introduction The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act legislation

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Orange and Rockland Case Study  

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

0 2012 0 2012 Orange and Rockland Case Study 1 Voltage Control Device A "Model-Centric" Approach to Smarter Electric Distribution Systems Orange and Rockland Utilities (ORU), is an investor-owned utility and a subsidiary of Consolidated Edison Incorporated (Con Edison), and is located in suburban New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, west of New York City. ORU is a key participant in Con Edison's $272 million Smart Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) project to modernize electric distribution systems. With $136 million in Recovery Act funding from the U.S. Department of Energy, Con Edison and ORU expect to install smart grid technologies that provide: (1) lower frequency and duration of outages, (2)

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Whistleblower Cases | Department of Energy  

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

November 8, 1999 November 8, 1999 VWZ-0016 - In the Matter of Charles Montaño This decision considers a Motion to Dismiss filed by Charles Montaño (Montaño) on October 4, 1999. In his Motion, Montaño seeks dismissal of the hearing scheduled to begin on November 16, 1999 and judgment on the existing record for the Whistleblower Complaint that he filed against the University of California (the University) under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, which is codified at 10 C.F.R. Part 708. His Complaint under 10 C.F.R. Part 708 has been assigned Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) Case No. VWA-0042. November 8, 1999 VWA-0036 - In the Matter of Robert Gardner This Decision involves a complaint filed by Robert Gardner (Gardner or "Complainant") under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee

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Whistleblower Cases | Department of Energy  

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

January 19, 2000 January 19, 2000 VWA-0015 - Deputy Secretary Decision - In the Matter of Am-Pro Protective Services, Inc. Barry Stutts, Complainant v. Am-Pro Protective Agency, Inc., Respondent, OHA Case No. VWA-0015 DECISION DENYING REVIEW OF INITIAL AGENCY DECISION This is a request for review by Complainant Barry Stutts, from the Initial Agency Decision by the Office of Hearings and Appeals ("OHA"), finding that reinstatement of Mr. Stutts as a security guard is a necessary and appropriate action to effect full relief for a retaliatory termination made by the previous security contractor at Forrestal and Germantown, Am-Pro Protective Agency, Inc. December 29, 1999 VBH-0014 - In the Matter of Roy Leonard Moxley This Initial Agency Decision concerns a whistleblower complaint filed by

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Whistleblower Cases | Department of Energy  

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

July 19, 2001 July 19, 2001 VBB-0010 - In the Matter of David D. Powell, Jr. This letter concerns the complaint of reprisal submitted by Dr. Jagdish Laul to the Department of Energy under 10 C.F.R. Part 708. You have filed a petition for Secretarial review of the appeal decision issued in that case on March 9, 2001. You submitte~ a Statement of Issues to be reviewed (Statement) on June 11, 2001. On July 10, 2001, Ms. Alene Anderson submitted a Response to your Statement on behalf of Dr. Laul. June 8, 2001 VBD-0059 - In the Matter of Janet L. Westbrook This determination will consider a Motion for Discovery filed with the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) by UT-Battelle, LLC, the company that manages the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The Motion relates to a hearing soon to be held on a complaint that Janet L. Westbrook filed under

331

Whistleblower Cases | Department of Energy  

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

April 18, 1994 April 18, 1994 LWX-0013 - In the Matter of David Ramirez This Decision supplements an Initial Agency Decision, dated March 17, 1994, issued by the undersigned Hearing Officer of the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) of the Department of Energy in a case involving a "whistleblower" complaint filed by David Ramirez (Ramirez) under the Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. See David Ramirez, 23 DOE & 87,505 (1994) (Ramirez or "the March 17 Decision").1/ In the March 17 Decision I found that Brookhaven National Laboratory/Associated Universities, Inc. March 17, 1994 LWA-0003 - In the Matter of Universities Research Association, Inc. Universities Research Association, Inc. (URA) manages and operates the

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Determining root causes of drilling problems by combining cases and general knowledge  

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-based, knowledge intensive, oil well drilling 1 Introduction Drilling of oil wells is an expensive offshore based reasoning to improve efficiency of oil well drilling. Their focus was on lost circulation, whichDetermining root causes of drilling problems by combining cases and general knowledge Samad

Aamodt, Agnar

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ARM - Field Campaign - CASES Data Analysis  

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govCampaignsCASES Data Analysis govCampaignsCASES Data Analysis Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Campaign : CASES Data Analysis 2004.07.01 - 2009.06.30 Lead Scientist : Margaret LeMone Description CASES Data Analysis: Potential Benefits Diurnal variation of the Atmospheric Boundary Layer. Taken together, the two Cooperative Atmosphere Surface Exchange Study (CASES) field programs, CASES-97 (morning and evening) and CASES-99 (evening, night, morning) provide a robust dataset for looking at the diurnal changes of the wind, temperature, humidity and their vertical transports near the ground and through the lowest few kilometers where surface effects are directly felt - the atmospheric boundary layer. Much of our observational knowledge

334

E-Print Network 3.0 - artificial intelligence-based atomistic...  

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case study... reviews atomistic simulation (AS) of fracture of solids along with recent advances reported in the liter... -principles based description of fracture that...

335

A priori information in a regularized sinogram-based method for removing ring artefacts in tomography  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

A ring artefact suppression method based on ideas of the theory of inverse problems is proposed for the case of parallel-beam geometry.

Titarenko, S.

2010-05-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Water Use Reduction and Efficiency Case Studies | Department...  

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

Program Areas Water Use Reduction Water Use Reduction and Efficiency Case Studies Water Use Reduction and Efficiency Case Studies These case studies feature examples of water...

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Closing_Language_Patent_Waiver_Grant_Cases.pdf | Department of...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

ClosingLanguagePatentWaiverGrantCases.pdf ClosingLanguagePatentWaiverGrantCases.pdf ClosingLanguagePatentWaiverGrantCases.pdf More Documents & Publications...

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The Case for Continuing RHIC Operations  

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2 2 Drafted by Steve Vigdor Revised with extensive feedback from RHIC user and support community 9/2/2012 The Case for Continuing RHIC Operations 1 The Case for Continuing RHIC Operations Table of Contents 1. The Case in a Nutshell ........................................................................................................................... 2 2. Hot QCD Matter: RHIC's Intellectual Challenges and Greatest Hits To Date ....................................... 4 3. Recent Breakthroughs and RHIC's Versatility Inform the Path Forward .............................................. 5 4. Unanticipated Intellectual Connections ............................................................................................. 16 5. Cold QCD Matter Studies at RHIC ....................................................................................................... 18

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Disaster case management and individuals with disabilities  

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or purchase furniture when they did transition to more permanent housing. Individuals with disabilities were more likely to have medical needs, which affected their ability to travel to service agencies or obtain employment. Case management with the survivors...Disaster Case Management and Individuals With Disabilities Laura M. Stough and Amy N. Sharp Texas A&M University Curt Decker and Nachama Wilker National Disability Rights Network, Washington, DC Purpose: To examine the case management and disaster...

Stough, Laura

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Case histories of temperature surveys in Kuwait  

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Most crude produced in Kuwait is from naturally flowing wells. Casing, tubing, and cement in these wells remain unchanged after completion. This study discusses the major application of temperature surveys in indicating fluid movement both inside and behind the production string, hence locating any holes in the casing. Some significant cases of temperature anomalies are examined qualitatively, and suggestions are made for a more quantitative interpretation of temperature profiles. 9 refs.

Gupta, B.S.

1981-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An adaptive planner based on learning of planning performance  

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and reuse cases such that planning effort is saved. The system does not involve any modification of the plan being reused. This is a salient aspect of the system, since many case-based planners involve plan modification, which has been shown to be at least...

Gopal, Kreshna

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Better Buildings Residential Network Case Study: Partnerships  

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

Better Buildings Residential Network Case Study: Partnerships, from the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

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MDU Solar Energy Project Case Study  

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

Presentation covers the MDU Solar Energy Project Case Study and is given at the Spring 2010 Federal Utility Partnership Working Group (FUPWG) meeting in Rapid City, South Dakota.

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Enhancements to Natural Attenuation: Selected Case Studies |...  

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

Selected Case Studies More Documents & Publications Building C-400 Thermal Treatment 90% Remedial Design Report and Site Investigation Natural and Enhanced Attenuation of Soil and...

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Pachydermodactyly, a new case from Iran  

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Pachydermodactyly, a new case from Iran Abbas Zamanian MD8 1. Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran 2.Medical Sciences, Hamedan, Iran Abstract Pachydermodactyly (

Zamanian, Abbas; Ansar, Akram

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NEPA COMPLIANCE SURVEY Project Information Project Title: Casing Drilling Test  

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

Casing Drilling Test Casing Drilling Test Date: 5-17-201 1 DOE Code: 6730-020-72000 Contractor Code: 8067-806 Project Lead: Marl< Duletsky Project Overview 1, Brief project description ~nclude The existing 13-1-SX-23 location and entry road will be reworlbased mud. The existing rat I mouse hole on the site will be backfilled. A new 6700 ft3 reserve pit [80' long by 30' wide by 4' deep allowing for 2' of freeboard] will be constructed on location. and a 12 mm 2. Legal location liner will be installed. 3. Duration of the project 4. Major equipment to be used

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Security Cases | Department of Energy  

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

January 11, 2012 January 11, 2012 TSO-01113 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing The individual currently is employed by a DOE contractor, and that contractor has requested that he receive a DOE security clearance. Based on financial issues contained in the individual's security file, the Local Security Office (LSO) conducted a Personnel Security Interview (PSI) with the individual in July 2011. PSI, DOE Ex. 13 In August 2011, the LSO issued the individual a Notification Letter, together with a statement (Enclosure 2) setting forth the information that created a substantial doubt about his eligibility to hold a DOE security clearance. (DOE Ex. 1). December 21, 2011 TSO-1106 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing The Individual is an applicant for a DOE access authorization in connection

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Function-based, biologically inspired concept generation  

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The natural world provides numerous cases for inspiration in engineering design. Biological organisms, phenomena, and strategies, which we refer to as biological systems, provide a rich set of analogies. These systems provide insight into sustainable ... Keywords: Biologically Inspired, Concept Generation, Engineering Design, Function-Based Design

Jacquelyn k. s. Nagel; Robert l. Nagel; Robert b. Stone; Daniel a. Mcadams

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Original article Neisseria Base: a comparative genomics  

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Original article Neisseria Base: a comparative genomics database for Neisseria meningitidis Lee S, septicemia and in some cases pneumonia. Genomic studies hold great promise for N. meningitidis research genomics database and genome browser that houses and displays publicly available N. meningitidis genomes

Jordan, King

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Land tenure and farm management efficiency: The case of smallholder rubber production in customary land areas of Sumatra  

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This study assesses the impact of land tenure institutions on the efficiency of farm management based on a case study of rubber production in customary land areas of Sumatra, Indonesia ... rates of return to tree...

S. Suyanto; T. P. Tomich; K. Otsuka

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Chapter 7 - Case Studies in Brazil  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Chapter 7 examines a variety of cases of new pedagogic and technological approaches. In Brazil, the selected cases include: The Digital Educational Project in Pira-RJ; The C.E.S.A.R and the 3Es: Engineering, Education and Entrepreneurship Project; The Veduca Educational Experiment; the Start-up Neoprospecta; and the Lemann Center for Education, Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Ronaldo Mota; David Scott

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

352

for the Future The Case for  

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Building for the Future The Case for Green Buildings and Energy Security for the University a contract from the Greenpeace Clean Energy Now! campaign. Building for the Future: The Case for Green and growing demand for renewable energy, energy efficiency, and green building practices from a wide range

California at Berkeley, University of

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Oil To Biofuels Case Study Objectives  

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Oil To Biofuels Case Study Objectives - Critically evaluate the nature of certain societal process and scientific solutions to problems. Inception. - Gulf Oil Spill case study. - Lawrence Livermore? - Estimate the amount of your biofuel required to replace a fossil fuel of your choice (coal, oil, etc

Auerbach, Scott M.

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Federal, Municipal, Universities and Other ESPC Case Studies...  

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

of various federal, municipal, and university case Energy Savings Performance Contracting implementation case studies. Author: National Association of Energy Service...

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Novel Magnetic Hydrogen Sensing: A Case Study Using Antiferromagnetic...  

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Magnetic Hydrogen Sensing: A Case Study Using Antiferromagnetic Hematite Nanoparticles. Novel Magnetic Hydrogen Sensing: A Case Study Using Antiferromagnetic Hematite...

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Selecting cases from nuclear families for case-control association analysis  

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We examine the efficiency of a number of schemes to select cases from nuclear families for case-control association analysis using the Genetic Analysis Workshop 14 simulated dataset. We show that with this simula...

Rachael M Moore; Tracy Pinel; Jing Hua Zhao; Ruth March; Ansar Jawaid

2005-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Learning From Case Studies: A Case Study of Lean Transformation at Rockwell Collins  

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Case studies are one of LAI's methods for engaging with sponsors in conducting research. Case studies involve interacting with people in examining, describing, analyzing, and documenting significant events, their ...

Roth, George

2009-01-21T23:59:59.000Z

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FCPower Case Study Data | Open Energy Information  

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form form View source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » FCPower Case Study Data Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: FCPower Case Study Data Agency/Company /Organization: United States Department of Energy Partner: National Renewable Energy Laboratory Sector: Energy Focus Area: Hydrogen Topics: Finance Resource Type: Case studies/examples, Dataset, Lessons learned/best practices, Software/modeling tools User Interface: Spreadsheet Website: www.hydrogen.energy.gov/cf/fc_power_analysis_model_data.cfm RelatedTo: Fuel Cell Power (FCPower) Model FCPower Case Study Data Screenshot References: Fuel Cell Power Model Case Study Data[1]

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Intercoastal Oil Case No. LEF-0057  

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

Intercoastal Oil Case No. LEF-0057 Intercoastal Oil Case No. LEF-0057 file:///C|/Documents%20and%20Settings/blackard/Desktop/MiscCases/lef0057.htm[11/29/2012 2:35:38 PM] Case Nos. LEF-0057 and LEF-0073 September 6, 2001 DECISION AND ORDER DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Implementation of Special Refund Procedures Names of Firms:Intercoastal Oil Corporation Gulf States Oil & Refining Dates of Filing: July 20, 1993 July 20, 1993 Case Numbers:LEF-0057 LEF-0073 The Office of General Counsel (OGC) of the Department of Energy (DOE) filed a Petition requesting that the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) formulate and implement Subpart V special refund proceedings. Under the procedural regulations of the DOE, special refund proceedings may be implemented to refund monies to persons injured by violations of the DOE petroleum price regulations,

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Evaluating learning technologies: frameworks and case studies  

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Evaluation frameworks have been developed for studying learning technology. In this paper, we review their application to a number of evaluation projects, reflect on recent developments in the area of evaluation and illustrate how these frameworks have been applied by reflecting on the methods employed in three contrasting case studies. Each case study is an evaluation of an innovative use of information technology. The first case study describes the evaluation activities related to the technology-enhanced components of an introductory physics course for distance learners, 'Physical World', focusing on the evaluation of multimedia tutorials. The second case study discusses an evaluation project focusing on the impact of networked technologies on learning at school level, the 'ImpaCT2' evaluation, and describes the methods used in tracking use of technology both at school and at home. The third case study involves the evaluation of a history website on a full time higher education course, 'The History of the USA'.

Eileen Scanlon; Canan Blake; Kim Issroff; Cathy Lewin

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Winnipegosis case history: Tableland Saskatchewan  

SciTech Connect

The geology and history of exploration in the Tableland area of southeast Saskatchewan will be reviewed in relation to a major Middle Devonian Winnipegosis oil discovery made in 1986 by Home Oil. Southern Saskatchewan is underlain by the northern third of the Williston basin. Although rich oil deposits have been found in the Devonian of the basin on the American side, dry holes have been the rule in Saskatchewan except for the Hummingbird Upper Devonian Birdbear discovery in 1966. The long history of failures in the Winnipegosis Formation had led to a general reluctance in the industry to drill deep wells especially with today's lower crude prices. Based on geology, seismic data, and modeling, Home Oil drilled Tableland 08-22-002-09W2M in february 1986 and encountered an oil-bearing Winnipegosis reef. This well has the highest production rate of any well in Saskatchewan and is the first commercially significant Winnipegosis well in a basinal setting within the Williston basin. A state-of-the-art pseudo 3-D processing of all the existing 2-D seismic data was performed to aid in choosing development well locations. As a result of this discovery, deep exploration plays in southeast Saskatchewan are now being pursued aggressively by many companies.

Orr, N.E.; Martindale, W.

1988-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Industry Coupled Case Study Program final report  

SciTech Connect

The Industry Coupled Case Study Program was conceived as a short-term cooperative program between the Federal government and private industry. Federal funds were committed to stimulate geothermal exploration and development between 1977 and 1979, although some work under the program continues into 1982. Federal funding has been phased out and the remaining information developed during the program is being disseminated and reported. This report presents an overview of the program and documents the technical results and open-file data base resulting from the program.

Stringfellow, J. [ed.

1982-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Appears in the Proceedings of the 1991 DARPA Workshop on CaseBased Reasoning, MorganKaufmann. Finding Genes by CaseBased Reasoning  

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Department of Genetics that is sequencing the DNA of the bacterium E. coli. 1. Introduction Given a new Sciences Department University of Wisconsin Madison, WI 53706 USA shavlik@cs.wisc.edu Abstract Effectively error rates. This system is being used in conjunction with a Human Genome project in the Wisconsin

Liblit, Ben

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Appears in the Proceedings of the 1991 DARPA Workshop on Case-Based Reasoning, Morgan-Kaufmann. Finding Genes by Case-Based Reasoning  

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Department of Genetics that is sequencing the DNA of the bacterium E. coli. 1. Introduction Given a new Sciences Department University of Wisconsin Madison, WI 53706 USA shavlik@cs.wisc.edu Abstract Effectively error rates. This system is being used in conjunction with a Human Genome project in the Wisconsin

Shavlik, Jude W.

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Smart Buildings: Business Case and Action Plan  

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include: Scheduling and Occupancy Based Control: Smartaccess control systems, video cameras, and schedulinglighting controls, such as occupancy-based scheduling Expand

Ehrlich, Paul

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS CASE METHODOLOGY GUIDE & WORKBOOK  

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Performance advantages of the new digital technologies are widely acknowledged, but it has proven difficult for utilities to derive business cases for justifying investment in these new capabilities. Lack of a business case is often cited by utilities as a barrier to pursuing wide-scale application of digital technologies to nuclear plant work activities. The decision to move forward with funding usually hinges on demonstrating actual cost reductions that can be credited to budgets and thereby truly reduce O&M or capital costs. Technology enhancements, while enhancing work methods and making work more efficient, often fail to eliminate workload such that it changes overall staffing and material cost requirements. It is critical to demonstrate cost reductions or impacts on non-cost performance objectives in order for the business case to justify investment by nuclear operators. This Business Case Methodology approaches building a business case for a particular technology or suite of technologies by detailing how they impact an operator in one or more of the three following areas: Labor Costs, Non-Labor Costs, and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). Key to those impacts will be identifying where the savings are harvestable, meaning they result in an actual reduction in headcount and/or cost. The report consists of a Digital Technology Business Case Methodology Guide and an accompanying spreadsheet workbook that will enable the user to develop a business case.

Ken Thomas; Sean Lawrie; Adam Hart; Chris Vlahoplus

2014-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Case study of groundwater impact caused by underground mining  

SciTech Connect

An investigative methodology is presented to assist mining and regulatory personnel in determining the effect underground mining can have on local aquifers in the Appalachian coal region. The impact of underground mining on groundwater may be more extensive than first realized by the mining industry and regulatory agencies. The primary reason for this possible under-assessment of deep mining's influence on groundwater is the methods used to calculate groundwater movement. Since groundwater calculations are based on primary hydraulic conductivity, i.e. the conductivity through solid rock measured from rock core samples, erroneous results may be expected. In many cases, groundwater flow times and the corresponding areas of influence are much greater than those assumed since water is rapidly moved through fractured zones that commonly occur throughout Appalachia. A case study illustrating this phenomenon is drawn from underground mining operations in Pike County. A survey of 144 wells was conducted to determine if any loss of water supply and/or quality was found. This was correlated to the extent and time progression of underground mining operations. Other parameters qualified are water level fluctuations, groundwater quality, precipitation, seasonal effects, geology, and mine dewatering. The analysis includes a comprehensive compilation of a well inventory of domestic water supplies. The case study draws conclusions regarding cause and effect relationships.

Sloan, P.; Warner, R.C.

1984-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

368

Retrofitting Doors on Open Refrigerated Cases  

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

Retrofitting Doors on Open Retrofitting Doors on Open Refrigerated Cases William Goetzler Navigant Consulting, Inc. wgoetzler@navigant.com (781) 270-8351 April 4, 2013 BBA Refrigeration Project Team Images courtesy of REMIS AMERICA, LLC. 2 | Building Technologies Office eere.energy.gov Technology Overview Image from Investigation of Energy- Efficient Supermarket Display Cases. 2004, Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Background and Motivation * Adding doors to open cases (retrofits) greatly reduces cold air loss - 50-80% load reduction - Load reduction = system energy savings

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Understanding the influence of information systems competencies on process innovation: A resource-based view  

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The resource based view of firms is used to explore how information system (IS) competencies affect process innovation in an organization. Data was collected through a case study of two process innovations at a healthcare firm in the United States. The ... Keywords: Case study, Healthcare, Information systems competencies, Process innovation, Resource based theory

Monideepa Tarafdar; Steven R. Gordon

2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Case Western University (Vestas) | Open Energy Information  

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University (Vestas) University (Vestas) Jump to: navigation, search Name Case Western University (Vestas) Facility Case Western University (Vestas) Sector Wind energy Facility Type Community Wind Facility Status In Service Owner Case Western University Developer Case Western University Energy Purchaser Sopko & Sons - excess to First Energy Location Euclid OH Coordinates 41.60216607°, -81.49763346° 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":41.60216607,"lon":-81.49763346,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Case Western University (Nordex) | Open Energy Information  

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University (Nordex) University (Nordex) Jump to: navigation, search Name Case Western University (Nordex) Facility Case Western University (Nordex) Sector Wind energy Facility Type Community Wind Facility Status In Service Owner Case Western University Developer Case Western University Energy Purchaser Stamco Inc - excess to First Energy Location Euclid OH Coordinates 41.60213398°, -81.49688244° 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":41.60213398,"lon":-81.49688244,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Economizers; a Field Perspective and Case Studies  

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Economizers; a Field Perspective and Case Studies Economizers; a Field Perspective and Case Studies Speaker(s): David Sellers Date: January 18, 2011 - 12:00pm Location: 90-3122 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Liping Wang Economizers are a common HVAC process with the potential to deliver significant energy savings by using outdoor air cooling to offset internal loads. But evidence from the field suggests that their track record is not good in terms of delivering those savings. This talk will provide a field perspective on some of the issues behind the poor track record, frequently illustrated with mini-case studies, and will conclude with a case study of a dysfunctional economizer in a cold environment and how the problem it was having was corrected by applying some of the concepts discussed earlier in the talk

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Renewable Energy Case Studies | Department of Energy  

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

Energy » Renewable Energy Case Studies Energy » Renewable Energy Case Studies Renewable Energy Case Studies October 7, 2013 - 9:46am Addthis Photo of photovoltaic arrays in front of a red mountain with a blue sky backdrop. Federal agencies often turn to photovoltaics for energy, like this National Park Service deployment. These case studies and application briefs feature examples of renewable energy projects at Federal facilities. Transpired Solar Collector at NREL's Waste Handling Facility Uses Solar Energy to Heat Ventilation Air: The transpired solar collector on NREL's Waste handling Facility uses solar thermal technology to reduce electric heating loads. U.S. Army Fort Knox: Using the Earth for Space Heating and Cooling: Overview of the geothermal/ground source heat pump project at the U.S. Army

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Case Numbers: TBH-0087, TBZ-0087  

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

January 22, 2010 January 22, 2010 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS Initial Agency Decision Motion to Dismiss Name of Case: David P. Sanchez Dates of Filing: October 30, 2009 December 21, 2009 Case Numbers: TBH-0087 TBZ-0087 This Decision will consider a Motion to Dismiss filed by Los Alamos National Laboratory ("LANL" or "the Respondent"). LANL seeks dismissal of a pending complaint filed by David P. Sanchez ("Mr. Sanchez" or "the Complainant") against his employer, Los Alamos National Security, L. L. C. ("LANS"), 1 on October 30, 2009, under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, set for that 10 C.F.R. Part 708. OHA has assigned Mr. Sanchez' hearing request Case No. TBH-0087, and the present Motion to Dismiss Case No.

375

Water Efficiency Case Studies | Department of Energy  

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

Case Studies Case Studies Water Efficiency Case Studies October 8, 2013 - 9:59am Addthis These case studies feature examples of water-efficiency projects implemented by Federal agencies. They are organized by corresponding best management practice (BMP). U.S. Department of Energy Y-12 National Security Complex: BMP 1 - Water Management Planning: A water assessment at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, provided a comprehensive understanding of current water-consuming equipment and applications while identifying key areas for efficiency improvement. U.S. Army Fort Huachuca: BMP 2 - Information and Education programs: The U.S. Army Fort Huachuca contracted the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension to provide comprehensive water and energy conservation awareness

376

Wind to Hydrogen in California: Case Study  

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Golden, Colorado 80401 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov Contract No. DE-AC36-08GO28308 Wind to Hydrogen in California: Case Study O. Antonia and G. Saur Prepared under Task No....

377

Community Redevelopment Case Study: Jekyll Island  

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

Presentationgiven at the April 2012 Federal Utility Partnership Working Group (FUPWG) meetingfeatures photos from a case study about Jekyll Island's community redevelopment project in Georgia.

378

Power Rate Cases (pbl/rates)  

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Choices (2003-06) Power Function Review (PFR) Firstgov Power Rate Cases BPA's wholesale power rates are set to recover its costs and repay the U.S. Treasury for the Federal...

379

UESC Case Study: Philadelphia Navy Yard  

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

Presentationgiven at the Fall 2011 Federal Utility Partnership Working Group (FUPWG) meetingfeatures a utility energy services contract (UESC) case study concerning the Philadelphia Navy Yard.

380

Y-12 and the Jack Case Center  

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I took Pat and his wife to tour the Jack Case Center. They enjoyed seeing the many Ed Westcott photographs that are on the walls there. Many of them brought back memories. The...

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381

Case Numbers: TBH-0063, TBZ-0063  

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

May 21, 2008 May 21, 2008 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS Initial Agency Decision Motion To Dismiss Name of Case: Richard L. Urie Dates of Filing: May 15, 2007 July 19, 2007 Case Numbers: TBH-0063 TBZ-0063 This Decision concerns a Complaint filed by Richard L. Urie (hereinafter referred to as "Mr. Urie" or "the Complainant") against Los Alamos National Laboratory (hereinafter referred to as "LANL" or "the Respondent"), his former employer, under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor

382

City of Dallas Green Building Case Study  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Dallas Building Inspection City of Dallas Public Works Department City of Dallas Green Building Case Study CATEE CONFERENCE October 10, 2012 Dallas Building Inspection Take Aways ? Green Building Strategy Implementation is a process... ? Awareness ? Education ? Initiatives ? Policy ? Codes ? There must be a champion within the organization and in the community ? Champions must be the resources, lead by example, and garner support Dallas Case Study 2 Dallas Building Inspection...

Basora, Z.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

383

Multilevel bioluminescence tomography based on radiative transfer equation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Multilevel bioluminescence tomography based on radiative transfer equation Part 2: total variation with both l1 and total- variation norm for bioluminescence tomography based on radiative transfer equation, Radiative Transfer (Dover Publications, 1960). 14. K. M. Case and P. F. PF Zweifel, Linear Transport Theory

Soatto, Stefano

384

Implementation of a Scenario-based MPC for HVAC Systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Implementation of a Scenario-based MPC for HVAC Systems: an Experimental Case Study Alessandra, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems play a fundamental role in maintaining acceptable thermal energy savings potential. Developing effective MPC-based control strategies for HVAC systems

Johansson, Karl Henrik

385

Energy Savings Performance Contract Case Studies | Department...  

Energy Savers (EERE)

six states as part of this successful ESPC. Dyess Air Force Base Water Conservation and Green Energy: Dyess Air Force Base leveraged an ESPC to implement water conservation and...

386

Analysing forest sustainability under various climate change scenarios: a case study in northern Scotland  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Analysing forest sustainability under various climate change scenarios: a case study in northern to measure and assess forest sustainability. The Northern ToSIA (Tool for Sustainability Impact Assessment) project is focussed on developing tools for assessing the sustainability of forest based activities

387

Design principles for effective physics instruction: A case from physics and everyday thinking  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Design principles for effective physics instruction: A case from physics and everyday thinking Fred of their basic design principles. We describe the research-based design principles used in the development of one an early pilot implementation illustrates how the design principles play out in a practical classroom

Colorado at Boulder, University of

388

Testing logic cores using a BIST P1500 compliant approach: a case of P. Bernardi2  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Testing logic cores using a BIST P1500 compliant approach: a case of study P. Bernardi2 , G. Masera In this paper we describe how we applied a BIST-based ap- proach to the test of a logic core to be included, the simple test interface (thanks also to the adoption of the P1500 standard), the possibility to run

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

389

Palaeoproterozoic ice houses and the evolution of oxygen-mediating enzymes: the case for a late  

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Palaeoproterozoic ice houses and the evolution of oxygen-mediating enzymes: the case for a late evolved. One solution to the first problem is the accumulation of photochemically produced H2O2 at the surface of the glaciers and its subsequent incorporation into ice. Melting at the glacier base would

390

Live Webinar on Better Buildings Case Competition: Energy Efficiency in the Restaurant Franchise Model Case Study  

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

The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled "A Side of Savings: Energy Efficiency in the Restaurant Franchise Model Case Study."

391

Live Webinar on Better Buildings Case Competition: Taking Commercial PACE Financing to Scale, a Case Study  

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

The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled "A Side of Savings: Energy Efficiency in the Restaurant Franchise Model Case Study."

392

Lead Defendant Cases Filed Injunctions - Remands  

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

NEPA Cases Filed in 2011 2011 NEPA Case Dispositions NEPA Cases Filed in 2011 2011 NEPA Case Dispositions Lead Defendant Cases Filed Injunctions - Remands Judgment for defendant 79 ARMY-USACE 3 2 Dismissal w/o settlement 20 DHS-USCG 1 1 Settlement 18 DOD 0 0 Adverse dispositions: 29 DOE-Energy 2 0 TRO 0 DOE-FERC 0 0 Preliminary Injunction 5 DOE-NNSA 0 0 Permanent Injunction 3 DOI-BIA 0 0 Remand 21 DOI-BLM 22 8 DOI-BOEM 0 0 Basis for 2011 NEPA Dispositions DOI-BOR 1 2 Jurisdictional - P prevailed 2 DOI-FWS 4 2 Jurisdictional - D prevailed 20 DOI-NPS 4 0 NEPA - Not required 4 DOJ 0 0 NEPA - Is required 4 DOS 0 0 CE - Adequate 5 DOT-FMCSA 1 0 CE - Not Adequate 5 DOT-FAA 3 1 EA - Adequate* 24 DOT-FHWA 14 2 EA - Not Adequate* 5 DOT-FTA 2 0 EIS - Adequate* 32 DOT-STB 0 1 EIS - Not Adequate* 15

393

HEALTH IN FRAGILE STATES COUNTRY CASE STUDY: NORTHERN UGANDA  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

HEALTH IN FRAGILE STATES COUNTRY CASE STUDY: NORTHERN UGANDA JUNE 2006 This publication COUNTRY CASE STUDY: NORTHERN UGANDA The authors' views expressed in this publication do not necessarily States, Country Case Study: Northern Uganda. Arlington, Virginia, USA: Basic Support

Scharfstein, Daniel

394

Case Numbers: TBH-0073, TBH-0075  

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

9, 2008 9, 2008 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARMENT OF ENERGY Initial Agency Decision Names of Petitioners: Jonathan K. Strausbaugh Richard L. Rieckenberg Date of Filing: February 1, 2008 Case Numbers: TBH-0073 TBH-0075 This Initial Agency Decision involves two whistleblower complaints, one filed by Jonathan K. Strausbaugh (Case No. TBH-0073) and the other filed by Richard L. Rieckenberg (Case No. TBH-0075) under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. Both complainants were employees of KSL Services, Inc. ("KSL" or "the contractor"), a contractor providing technical services on the site of the DOE Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) in Los Alamos, New Mexico, where they were employed until June 14, 2007. In their respective

395

Product Efficiency Cases | Department of Energy  

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

Product Efficiency Cases Product Efficiency Cases Product Efficiency Cases RSS November 6, 2013 EXC-13-0004 - In the Matter of Liebherr Canada Ltd. On November 6, 2013, OHA issued a decision granting an Application for Exception filed by Liebherr Canada Ltd. (Liebherr). In its Application, Liebherr sought relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. March 19, 2013 EXC-13-0003 - In the Matter of W.W. Grainger, Inc. On March 18, 2013, OHA issued a decision denying an Application for Exception filed by W. W. Grainger, Inc. (Grainger) for relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards and Test Procedures for General Service Fluorescent Lamps and Incandescent Reflector Lamps (Lighting Efficiency Standards). February 22, 2013 EXC-13-0002 - In the Matter of Technical Consumer Products, Inc.

396

Case Western University | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

University University Facility Case Western University Sector Wind energy Facility Type Small Scale Wind Facility Status In Service Owner Case Western University Energy Purchaser Case Western University Location Cleveland OH Coordinates 41.50239055°, -81.60550386° 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":41.50239055,"lon":-81.60550386,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

397

NREL: State and Local Activities - Case Studies  

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

Case Studies Case Studies These case studies highlight NREL's state and local technical assistance activities. Kaupuni Village: A Closer Look at the First Affordable Net-Zero Energy Village in Hawai'i Each net-zero energy house in Kaupuni Village located in Oahu, Hawaii, is designed to use 40% less energy than a standard home. As part of the Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative's goal to achieve 70% clean energy by 2030, NREL helped design the model sustainable homes and educated homeowners on how to practice energy efficiency. Science Museum Receives NREL Expert Input on Clean Energy Exhibits NREL staff contributed their technical expertise to the Connecticut Science Center's Energy City-the first science museum exhibit gallery to educate visitors about both renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies.

398

EIA - Appendix A - Reference Case Projection Tables  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Tables (2005-2035) Tables (2005-2035) International Energy Outlook 2010 Reference Case Projections Tables (2005-2035) Formats Data Table Titles (1 to 14 complete) Reference Case Projections Tables (1990-2030). Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800. Appendix A. Reference Case Projections Tables. Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800. Table A1 World Total Primary Energy Consumption by Region Table A1. World Total Primary Energy Consumption by Region. Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800. Table A2 World Total Energy Consumption by Region and Fuel Table A2. World Total Energy Consumption by Region and Fuel. Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800.

399

Case Nos. VWD-0003 and VWD-0005  

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

VWD-0003 and VWD-0005 VWD-0003 and VWD-0005 July 8, 1999 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Motion for Discovery Supplemental Order Name of Petitioner: David M. Turner Date of Filings: June 8, 1999 Case Numbers: VWD-0003 VWD-0005 This decision will consider two Motions for Discovery filed by David M Turner with the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) of the Department of Energy (DOE) on June 8, 1999, as amended on June 22, 1999. The discovery motions relate to a hearing requested by Mr. Turner under the DOE's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708 (Part 708). The OHA has assigned Mr. Turner's hearing request Case No. VWA-0038, and the discovery requests under consideration Case Nos. VWD-0003 and VWD-0005. I. Background A. The DOE Contractor Employee Protection Program

400

Colorado Vehicle Fleets Case Study Analysis  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (EERE)

Experiences with Compressed Natural Gas in Experiences with Compressed Natural Gas in Colorado Vehicle Fleets Case Study Analysis August 2012 Case Study Analysis August 2012 2 Acknowledgements The Colorado Energy Office would like to thank the following individuals and organizations for their participation in the case studies: Jay Valentine, City of Grand Junction Joseph Noorlag, Republic Services Victor Lovato, Denver International Airport The Colorado Energy Office would also like to thank the following people for their review and input to this document: Wendy DaFoe, National Renewable Energy Laboratory John Gonzales, National Renewable Energy Laboratory Alexine Hazarian, Encana Natural Gas Inc. Paul Kerkhoven, NGV America Charlie Kerr, Cummins-Westport Inc. Sheble McConnellogue, Northern Colorado Clean Cities

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401

The Science Manager's Guide to Case Studies  

SciTech Connect

This guide takes the science manager through the steps of planning, implementing, validating, communicating, and using case studies. It outlines the major methods of analysis, describing their relative merits and applicability while providing relevant examples and sources of additional information. Well-designed case studies can provide a combination of rich qualitative and quantitative information, offering valuable insights into the nature, outputs, and longer-term impacts of the research. An objective, systematic, and credible approach to the evaluation of U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science programs adds value to the research process and is the subject of this guide.

Branch, Kristi M.; Peffers, Melissa S.; Ruegg, Rosalie T.; Vallario, Robert W.

2001-09-24T23:59:59.000Z

402

Minimizing casing corrosion in Kuwait oil fields  

SciTech Connect

Corrosion in production strings is a well known problem in Kuwait oil fields. Failure to remedy the affected wells results mainly in undesirable dump flooding of the oil reservoirs, or in oil seepage and hydrocarbon contamination in shallow water bearing strata. Any of these situations (unless properly handled) leads to a disastrous waste of oil resources. This study discusses casing leaks in Kuwait oil fields, the nature of the formations opposite the leaks and their contained fluids, and the field measures that can be adopted in order to avoid casing leak problems.

Agiza, M.N.; Awar, S.A.

1983-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

403

Federal Energy Management Program: Water Efficiency Case Studies  

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

Water Efficiency Water Efficiency Case Studies to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Water Efficiency Case Studies on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: Water Efficiency Case Studies on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Water Efficiency Case Studies on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Water Efficiency Case Studies on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: Water Efficiency Case Studies on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program: Water Efficiency Case Studies on AddThis.com... Sustainable Buildings & Campuses Operations & Maintenance Greenhouse Gases Water Efficiency Basics Federal Requirements Best Management Practices Analysis and Evaluation Case Studies Resources

404

Federal Energy Management Program: Business Case for Sustainable Design in  

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Business Case for Business Case for Sustainable Design in Federal Facilities to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Business Case for Sustainable Design in Federal Facilities on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: Business Case for Sustainable Design in Federal Facilities on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Business Case for Sustainable Design in Federal Facilities on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Business Case for Sustainable Design in Federal Facilities on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: Business Case for Sustainable Design in Federal Facilities on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program: Business Case for Sustainable Design in Federal Facilities on

405

Federal Energy Management Program: Case Study - Energy Efficiency  

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Case Study - Case Study - Energy Efficiency Upgrades for Fermilab Infrastructure to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Case Study - Energy Efficiency Upgrades for Fermilab Infrastructure on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: Case Study - Energy Efficiency Upgrades for Fermilab Infrastructure on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Case Study - Energy Efficiency Upgrades for Fermilab Infrastructure on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Case Study - Energy Efficiency Upgrades for Fermilab Infrastructure on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: Case Study - Energy Efficiency Upgrades for Fermilab Infrastructure on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program: Case

406

Design Case Summary: Production of Mixed Alcohols from Municipal...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Design Case Summary: Production of Mixed Alcohols from Municipal Solid Waste via Gasification Design Case Summary: Production of Mixed Alcohols from Municipal Solid Waste via...

407

Laboratories for the 21st Century Case Studies  

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

These case studies feature examples of energy-efficient laboratories for the 21st century. The Featured Concepts Table outlines technologies covered in each case study.

408

Energy Department Releases Case Studies and Best Practices to...  

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

Energy Department Releases Case Studies and Best Practices to Assist Innovative Energy Efficiency Programs Energy Department Releases Case Studies and Best Practices to Assist...

409

Business Case for Compressed Natural Gas in Municipal Fleets...  

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

Business Case for Compressed Natural Gas in Municipal Fleets Business Case for Compressed Natural Gas in Municipal Fleets This report describes how NREL used the CNG Vehicle and...

410

Case Study: Evaluating Liquid versus Air Cooling in the Maui...  

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

Case Study: Evaluating Liquid versus Air Cooling in the Maui High Performance Computing Center Case Study: Evaluating Liquid versus Air Cooling in the Maui High Performance...

411

2014 Student Geothermal Case Study Challenge Presentation | OpenEI...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Student Geothermal Case Study Challenge Presentation Home > Groups > 2014 Geothermal Case Study Challenge Mbennett's picture Submitted by Mbennett(30) Member 24 January, 2014 -...

412

DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Southern Homes, Russellville...  

Energy Savers (EERE)

Southern Homes, Russellville, AL DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Southern Homes, Russellville, AL Case study of the first manufactured home built to the DOE Zero Energy...

413

Building America Efficient Solutions for Existing Homes Case...  

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

of 1915 Home, Dayton, Washington Building America Efficient Solutions for Existing Homes Case Study: Retrofit of 1915 Home, Dayton, Washington This case study lists project...

414

International Collaboration With a Case Study in Assessment of...  

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

Collaboration With a Case Study in Assessment of Worlds Supply of Lithium International Collaboration With a Case Study in Assessment of Worlds Supply of Lithium 2009 DOE...

415

Design Case Summary: Production of Gasoline and Diesel from Biomass...  

Energy Savers (EERE)

Design Case Summary: Production of Gasoline and Diesel from Biomass via Fast Pyrolysis, Hydrotreating, and Hydrocracking Design Case Summary: Production of Gasoline and Diesel from...

416

DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: John Hubert Associates...  

Energy Savers (EERE)

Homes, Double Oak, TX DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Cobblestone Homes, Midland, MI DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study, Preferred Builders, Old Greenwich, CT, Custom...

417

DOE Announces Webinars on Tribal Renewable Energy Case Studies...  

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

Tribal Renewable Energy Case Studies and Energy Efficiency Competitions DOE Announces Webinars on Tribal Renewable Energy Case Studies and Energy Efficiency Competitions October...

418

Building America Energy Renovations: A Business Case for Home...  

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

Energy Renovations: A Business Case for Home Performance Contracting Building America Energy Renovations: A Business Case for Home Performance Contracting This research report...

419

SWERA: In the Case of Renewable Energy, Knowledge IS Power -...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

UNEP SWERA: In the Case of ... Dataset Activity Stream SWERA: In the Case of Renewable Energy, Knowledge IS Power (Abstract): Information document including preliminary impact in...

420

DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Southern Energy Homes...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Southern Energy Homes, Russellville, AL DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Southern Energy Homes, Russellville, AL Case study of the first manufactured home built to the DOE...

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421

DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Sterling Brook Custom...  

Energy Savers (EERE)

TX More Documents & Publications DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Caldwell and Johnson, Charlestown, RI DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Mandalay Homes, Prescott...

422

DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Caldwell and Johnson,...  

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

Caldwell and Johnson, Charlestown, RI DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Caldwell and Johnson, Charlestown, RI Case study of a DOE Zero Energy Ready affordable home in...

423

A Case Study of Danville Utilities: Utilizing Industrial Assessment...  

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

A Case Study of Danville Utilities: Utilizing Industrial Assessment Centers to Provide Energy Efficiency Resources for Key Accounts A Case Study of Danville Utilities: Utilizing...

424

Building America Efficient Solutions for Existing Homes Case...  

Energy Savers (EERE)

Solutions for Existing Homes Case Study: Habitat for Humanity South Sarasota County, Venice, Florida DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Southeast Volusia Habitat for...

425

Building America Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Imery Group...  

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

Imery Group, Proud Green Home, Serenbe GA Building America Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Imery Group, Proud Green Home, Serenbe GA Case study describing the first...

426

Welfare State Integration of Immigrants: the Case of Germany  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of immigrant integration in Germany; the good performance ofImmigrants: the Case of Germany References Beauftragte derImmigrants: the Case of Germany Friedrich Heckmann Managing

Heckmann, Friedrich

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

427

Business Case for Light-Duty Diesels | Department of Energy  

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

Business Case for Light-Duty Diesels Business Case for Light-Duty Diesels 2005 Diesel Engine Emissions Reduction (DEER) Conference Presentations and Posters 2005deergodwin.pdf...

428

GPU COMPUTING IN FINANCE: SOME CASE STUDIES  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Volatility Estimate of Stock Prices, Indices... [ Need a large amount of historical data] App 2 Analyze Option Data and a integrable random variable X, P = E{X}? In most cases, X = H(Y ), where Y : the risky asset price price, hedging coefficient, default probability, etc. #12;Basic Monte Carlo Method (I) E{X} SN := 1 N N

429

The physics case of DAFNE-2  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present the physics case of DAFNE-2, an $e^+e^-$ collider expected to deliver 20-50 fb$^{-1}$ at the $\\phi(1020)$ peak, and $\\sim$ 5 fb$^{-1}$ in the energy region between 1 and 2.5 GeV.

G. Venanzoni

2007-10-18T23:59:59.000Z

430

Case Study #1 "The Global Warming Debate"  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

CHEM 001A Case Study #1 "The Global Warming Debate" Global warming is one of the most contentious issues of our time. There is an ongoing debate about whether global warming is caused by human activity.S., and because the scientific evidence used to determine if global warming is man-made is so difficult

Reed, Christopher A.

431

Case Western Reserve University Chart of Accounts  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of the following: ANN LON CIP OPR CSR OSA END PLT FHB RES INC SPC INS TRN All other SpeedTypes will populate 102330 Non-Govt Construction 102340 Non-Govt CIP Movable Equipment 102350 Govt Construction 102360 Govt CIP Movable Equip 102370 CIP - Site Preparation 102371 CIP Surveying #12;Case Western Reserve

Rollins, Andrew M.

432

Deep Energy Retrofits: A Southwestern Case Study  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

to a carbon-neutral environment, but we can remodel our way there. Over the course of seven years, green-buildingDeep Energy Retrofits: A Southwestern Case Study Heading Toward Net Zero Thursday, December 2, 2010 ASU Project Manager, Energize Phoenix Greg L. Brown Principal, Ecosense, LLC We cannot build our way

Zhang, Junshan

433

Safety Case Development: Current Practice, Future Prospects  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Safety Case Development: Current Practice, Future Prospects S P Wilson, T P Kelly, J A McDermid HISE Group, Department of Computer Science, University of York York, England Abstract Safety-critical and safety-related systems are becoming more highly integrated and continue to increase in complexity

Kelly, Tim

434

Reformate Cleanup: The Case for Microchannel Architecture  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Reformate Cleanup: The Case for Microchannel Architecture DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells 2003 Annual for MicrochannelMicrochannel ArchitectureArchitecture DOE Hydrogen and Fuel CellsDOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells 2003, controls Integrated reformer/fuel cell demonstration at ~2 kWeFY 2002 WGS/PROX catalyst studies

435

Ceramic fabricator quality revolution: A case study  

SciTech Connect

This case study discusses statistical process control and other quality tools in the application of continuous improvement and total quality management programs to a mature ceramic parts manufacturing operation that had been producing quality'' products for many years. By applying these tools, significant incremental improvements in process performance and product quality were achieved.

Martin, S.C. (Advanced Refractory Technologies, Inc., Buffalo, NY (United States))

1993-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

436

Chapter 29 - Biofuel Conversion Pathways Service Learning Projects and Case Studies  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract This chapter presents the biofuel conversion pathways related service learning projects undertaken by students in a northeastern region of United States over many years as part of the Bioenergy Program1. The students experiences are described. Particularly three different case studies are presented authored by the respective students who successfully completed their projects. The first case study, biodiesel project: an educational experience converting waste cooking oil to biodiesel, started the project with these objectives: define the chemical process required to convert waste cooking oil into usable biodiesel; develop a standardized local procedure to convert waste cooking oil into biodiesel; design a machine that will implement the procedure; developed a method to evaluate the quality of the biodiesel produced; and develop a plan to utilize the waste product of biodiesel (glycerol) in a sustainable manner. The second case study, Use of Magnetite for Enhanced Harvesting of Wastewater Biogas Feedstock, was done in partnership with a municipal wastewater treatment plant producing biogas. The third case study, feasibility of the Fungal Breakdown of Lignocellulosic Biomass based on interviews with three established companies as case studies for analysis, developed a concept pilot system and explored its commercialization. Similar projects can be undertaken in any location in partnership with the local solid biofuel-based businesses, farms and communities.

Anju Dahiya

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

437

The implementation dynamics of continuous improvement throughout the corporate hierarchy based on lean six sigma at DTE energy by Timothy David Quinn.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This dissertation comprises a case study and formal simulation model of DTE Energy's Lean Six Sigma continuous-improvement (CI) program from its inception in 1998 through the end of 2009. The case history is based on ...

Quinn, Timothy David

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

438

Modelling renewable electric resources: A case study of wind  

SciTech Connect

The central issue facing renewables in the integrated resource planning process is the appropriate assessment of the value of renewables to utility systems. This includes their impact on both energy and capacity costs (avoided costs), and on emissions and environmental impacts, taking account of the reliability, system characteristics, interactions (in dispatch), seasonality, and other characteristics and costs of the technologies. These are system-specific considerations whose relationships may have some generic implications. In this report, we focus on the reliability contribution of wind electric generating systems, measured as the amount of fossil capacity they can displace while meeting the system reliability criterion. We examine this issue for a case study system at different wind characteristics and penetration, for different years, with different system characteristics, and with different modelling techniques. In an accompanying analysis we also examine the economics of wind electric generation, as well as its emissions and social costs, for the case study system. This report was undertaken for the {open_quotes}Innovative IRP{close_quotes} program of the U.S. Department of Energy, and is based on work by both Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) and Tellus Institute, including America`s Energy Choices and the UCS Midwest Renewables Project.

Bernow, S.; Biewald, B.; Hall, J.; Singh, D. [Tellus Institute, Boston, MA (United States)

1994-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

439

Free resolutions via Grbner bases.  

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For associative algebras in many different categories, it is possible to develop the machinery of Grbner bases. A Grbner basis of defining relations for an algebra of such a category provides a "monomial replacement" of this algebra. The main goal of this article is to demonstrate how this machinery can be used for the purposes of homological algebra. More precisely, our approach goes in three steps. First, we define a combinatorial resolution for the monomial replacement of an object. Second, we extract from those resolutions explicit representatives for homological classes. Finally, we explain how to "deform" the differential to handle the general case. For associative algebras, we recover a well known construction due to Anick. The other case we discuss in detail is that of operads, where we discover resolutions that haven't been known previously. We present various applications, including a proofs of Hoffbeck's PBW criterion, a proof of Koszulness for a class of operads coming from commutative algebras, and a homology computation for the operads of Batalin--Vilkovisky algebras and of Rota--Baxter algebras.

Vladimir Dotsenko; Anton Khoroshkin

440

Raft River geoscience case study | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

study study Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Report: Raft River geoscience case study Details Activities (1) Areas (1) Regions (0) Abstract: The Raft River Geothermal Site has been evaluated over the past eight years by the United States Geological Survey and the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory as a moderate-temperature geothermal resource. The geoscience data gathered in the drilling and testing of seven geothermal wells suggest that the Raft River thermal reservoir is: (a) produced from fractures found at the contact metamorphic zone, apparently the base of detached normal faulting from the Bridge and Horse Well Fault zones of the Jim Sage Mountains; (b) anisotropic, with the major axis of hydraulic conductivity coincident to the Bridge Fault Zone; (c) hydraulically

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Electronic measurement apparatus movable in a cased borehole and compensating for casing resistance differences  

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Methods of operation are described for an apparatus having at least two pairs of voltage measurement electrodes vertically disposed in a cased well to measure the resistivity of adjacent geological formations from inside the cased well. During stationary measurements with the apparatus at a fixed vertical depth within the cased well, the invention herein discloses methods of operation which include a measurement step and subsequent first and second compensation steps respectively resulting in improved accuracy of measurement. The invention also discloses multiple frequency methods of operation resulting in improved accuracy of measurement while the apparatus is simultaneously moved vertically in the cased well. The multiple frequency methods of operation disclose a first A.C. current having a first frequency that is conducted from the casing into formation and a second A.C. current having a second frequency that is conducted along the casing. The multiple frequency methods of operation simultaneously provide the measurement step and two compensation steps necessary to acquire accurate results while the apparatus is moved vertically in the cased well. 6 figures.

Vail, W.B. III.

1991-12-24T23:59:59.000Z

442

Condition-Based Maintenance using Sensor Arrays and Telematics  

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Emergence of uniquely addressable embeddable devices has raised the bar on Telematics capabilities. Though the technology itself is not new, its application has been quite limited until now. Sensor based telematics technologies generate volumes of data that are orders of magnitude larger than what operators have dealt with previously. Real-time big data computation capabilities have opened the flood gates for creating new predictive analytics capabilities into an otherwise simple data log systems, enabling real-time control and monitoring to take preventive action in case of any anomalies. Condition-based-maintenance, usage-based-insurance, smart metering and demand-based load generation etc. are some of the predictive analytics use cases for Telematics. This paper presents the approach of condition-based maintenance using real-time sensor monitoring, Telematics and predictive data analytics.

Palem, Gopalakrishna

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

443

Risks of non-lethal weapon use: Case studies of three French victims of stinger grenades  

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The development of non-lethal weapons started in the 1960s. In France, they have been used by the police for about 10 years. We relate the cases of three French women, victims of stinger grenades, non-lethal weapons recently adopted by the French law enforcement to distract and disperse crowds. The three victims presented serious injuries requiring emergency surgical care. One lost her eye. Based on these cases, we discuss the lethal character of these weapons and propose measures to be taken to prevent their dramatic consequences. Although the danger is obviously less than for firearms, stinger grenades are nonetheless potentially lethal and cause serious physical injuries.

V. Scolan; C. Herry; M. Carreta; C. Stahl; L. Barret; J.P. Romanet; F. Paysant

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

444

Piping network design of geothermal district heating systems: Case study for a university campus  

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Geothermal district heating system design consists of two parts: heating system and piping network design. District heating system design and a case study for a university campus is given in Yildirim etal. [1] in detail. In this study, piping network design optimisation is evaluated based on heat centre location depending upon the cost and common design parameters of piping networks which are pipe materials, target pressure loss (TPL) per unit length of pipes and installation type. Then a case study for the same campus is presented.

Nurdan Yildirim; Macit Toksoy; Gulden Gokcen

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

445

Bangladesh: Case Studies Bangladesh: Case Studies Renewable Energy Research Centre, Dhaka University, Bangladesh  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Renewables in Renewables in Utilization of Renewables in Bangladesh: Case Studies Bangladesh: Case Studies Renewable Energy Research Centre, Dhaka University, Bangladesh Renewable Energy Research Centre, Dhaka University, Bangladesh Case Study I: Solar market electrification LGED has successfully completed Solar Market Electrification in Gangutia growth center under Sailkupa Thana in Jhenaidha district. This activity has been taken under sustainable rural energy (SRE) Project. The objectives of this project are to install a demonstrative plant of a centralized solar photovoltaic system for electrification of a rural market in the off-grid area and to assess its technical and economic viability in the context of rural Bangladesh. Gangutia growth center has been selected for solar

446

Cycle Time Prediction: When Will This Case Finally Be Finished?  

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number. Instead, this is usually the average cycle time of a case, combined with a certain marginCycle Time Prediction: When Will This Case Finally Be Finished? B.F. van Dongen, R.A. Crooy, and W into the remaining cycle time of a case, the current case can be compared to all past ones. The most trivial way

van der Aalst, Wil

447

A Comparison of Two Approaches to Safety Analysis Based on Use Cases  

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Engineering has a long tradition in analyzing the safety of mechanical, electrical and electronic systems. Important methods like HazOp and FMEA have also been adopted by the software ... by the software communit...

Tor Stlhane; Guttorm Sindre

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

448

Economic feasibility of carbon emission reduction in electricity generation, a case study based on Sri Lanka  

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The main purpose of this paper is an assessment of economic feasibility in reducing carbon dioxide emission of electricity generation in Sri Lanka. The paper shows that the present annual green house gas (GHG) emission with respect to electricity generation in Sri Lanka is about 2.8 million metric tons. The identified total GHG emission reduction potential in electricity generation is about 37 GW. The total reduction in GHG will be 16 million metric tons per year. Considering the savings on fossil fuel combustion, the total investment on CHG reduction methods would be recovered within a reasonable period as confirmed by a sensitivity analysis. To achieve these benefits, broad policies and guidelines are presented in-line with the country's environmental obligations. This is the first time that this type of scientific research study has been carried out in Sri Lanka to ascertain the current situation of GHG emission of electricity generation, to identify possible methods in reducing carbon dioxide emission and their economic feasibility. The methodology employed and the policies derived can be used as guides to similar types of research in other countries as well.

S.W.S.B. Dasanayaka; W. Jayarathne

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

449

An evolution-based approach to de novo protein design and case study on Mycobacterium Tuberculosis  

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Tuberculosis Pralay Mitra, David Shultis, Jeffrey R. Brender, Jeff Czajka, David Marsh, Felicia Gray, Tomasz

Zhang, Yang

450

Publicprivate partnerships value in bioenergy projects: Economic feasibility analysis based on two case studies  

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Abstract Greece and Italy are facing serious energy challenges concerning sustainability and greenhouse gas emissions as well as security of supply and the competitiveness of the internal energy market. These challenges require investments by the public sector, while the countries have seen in the last years their debts rising. A solution to promote bioenergy business, without rising public debt, could be the use of PPP (PublicPrivate Partnership). This paper presents a methodology to develop agro-energy business using PPP in two rural areas: the municipality of Evropos (in Greece) and the municipality of Montefalco (in Italy). At first biomass availability is studied, then the optimal technology is selected. Once technological issues have been analyzed PPP value for money has to be assessed. Conventional methods to evaluate economic viability of a project are not enough and a Public-Sector Comparator (PSC) has to be calculated. Typical risks of bioenergy projects are identified, estimating their probabilities and consequences. This will lead to associate a monetary value to each risk. Then the identified risks are allocated among private and public partners, establishing synergies. The allocation of risks will have consequences on the preparation of PPP contract and on partner selection procedure.

Francesco Fantozzi; Pietro Bartocci; Bruno D'Alessandro; Stratos Arampatzis; Basil Manos

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

451

Modeling and analyzing spread of epidemic diseases: case study based on cervical cancer  

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problem with feedback was formulated, which can be modeled as a Markov decision process (MDP). Solving the MDP is, however, computationally intractable because of the large state space as the embedded stochastic network cannot be decomposed. Hence...

Parvin, Hoda

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

452

Conformance Testing based on UML State Machines Automated Test Case Generation, Execution and Evaluation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Work The impact of embedded systems in our everyday life is steadily growing. They are present not only comprise of hardware and software components in- teracting with a specialized technical environment via-performance hardware with the flexibility of software. The software is responsible for controlling the hardware

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

453

From SHS to Mini-Grid-Based Off-Grid Electrification: A Case Study of Bangladesh  

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This chapter presents a local-level study of a village off-grid system in Bangladesh. Using the recent census ... methodology that identifies the demand in the off-grid village context using six alternative scena...

Subhes C. Bhattacharyya

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

454

A context model for knowledge-intensive case-based reasoning  

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if there is a swim- ming pool in the backyard, and he was wearing a swimming suit. Computational models of abductive has been swimming. However, swimming is not the only possible reason for one being wet. That is, your conclusion involving swimming is not guaranteed to be true. Other reasons could be that he walked home

Aamodt, Agnar

455

Evaluation of motion-based interaction for mobile devices: A case study on image browsing  

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......results of the motion-sensing interfaces. These trends were well reflected in the statistical analysis where the Kruskal-Wallis non-parametric test (Kruskal and Wallis, 1952; Montgomery and Montgomery, 1997 ) was applied to the data of......

Sunghoon Yim; Sungkil Lee; Seungmoon Choi

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

456

A Mix Testing Process Integrating Two Manual Testing Approaches: Exploratory Testing and Test Case Based Testing.  

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??Software testing is a key phase in software development lifecycle. Testing objectives corresponds to the discovery and detection of faults, which can be attained by (more)

Shah, Syed

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

457

Context-Sensitive Measurement-Based Worst-Case Execution Time Estimation Michael Zolda, Sven Bunte  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

analysis (MBTA) [1], we estimate the WCET of a given piece of software by executing it with selected input

458

Habitat-Lite: A GSC case study based on free text terms for environmental metadata  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

soil, water, sediment, sludge, or air)? If so, then assignthermophilic methanogenic sludge waste water of papersediment ENVO:00002007 8 sludge ENVO:00002044 9 waste water

Hirschman, Lynette

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

459

Urinary Lead Exposure and Breast Cancer Risk in a Population-Based Case-Control Study  

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...modern-day human exposure as a result of past and continuing use in automobiles and aviation fuels and in a myriad of common uses (e.g., batteries, paints, solders, glazes, plastics). Arguably, the degree of environmental lead contamination...

Jane A. McElroy; Martin M. Shafer; Ronald E. Gangnon; Luis A. Crouch; and Polly A. Newcomb

2008-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

460

Potential of surplus biomass gasifier based power generation: A case study of an Indian state Rajasthan  

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Facing the finiteness of fossil fuels and its associated environmental problems, new prospects to cover energy demand are urgently required. Energy from surplus biomass can support an essential contribution to a ...

N. L. Panwar; N. S. Rathore

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Polymer Based Biointerfaces: A Case Study on Devices for Theranostics and Tissue Engineering  

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In the design of new devices supporting biomedical applications, the focus on the processes occurring at the interface with cells is a major issue. In this context, our interest on the formulation of new bioma...

Pamela Mozetic; Mariarosaria Tortora; Barbara Cerroni

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

462

Occupational Exposures and Risk of Gastric Cancer in a Population-basedCase-Control Study  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...98 0.59 -1.61 00 Technicians/Engineers Ever 52 /120 0.90 0.63-1.28...dioxins. The chemical occupational environment Zenz C. Dickerson O. B. Horvath E...trends seem to follow improvements in the environment of blue-collar workers, but the etiological...

Anna Mia Ekstrm; Mikael Eriksson; Lars-Erik Hansson; Anders Lindgren; Lisa Beth Signorello; Olof Nyrn; and Lennart Hardell

1999-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

463

A One-Stop Government prototype based on use cases and scenarios. Olivier Glassey  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

technologies. This is also what a Swiss working group on e- government appointed by the federal government distribution canals (Internet, wireless, public kiosks, administration's Intranet and so on). Using that field

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

464

Soy production and certification: the case of Argentinean soy-based biodiesel  

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A country-specific approach to assessing GHG balance is vital when estimating the sustainability impacts of bioenergy systems, yet there have been few studies to date that are specific to Argentina (cf. Dalgaard ...

Julia Tomei; Stella Semino; Helena Paul

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

465

Startup operations and supply chain road guide proposal, based on Robotics Cluster case studies  

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Concerted efforts are being pursued by governments and economic institutions to promote the generation of startups, and copious documentation has been produced as guides for these emerging companies. However, little has ...

Seplveda Estay, Daniel A. (Daniel Alberto)

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

466

Formative Evaluation of IT-based Services: A Case Study of a Meal Planning Service  

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......system and information quality are used separately...of using an IT system increases (Karahanna et al...system; it shows several qualities of systems, it identifies...Interaction Design Qualities: Theory and Practice...Hornbaek K. Old Wine in New Bottles or Novel......

Johan Blomkvist; Johan berg; Stefan Holmlid

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

467

The Social Acceptance of School-based Solar Photovoltaic Projects: An Ontario, Canada Case Study.  

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??The installation of solar photovoltaic (solar PV) technology on elementary and secondary schools has been undertaken around the world in an attempt to tie together (more)

Beckstead, Claire Louise

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

468

An Experimental Study of Increasing Diversity for Case-Based Diagnosis  

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versions of its cookers to customers, making it possible to satisfy a very wide range of different customer in providing its field engineers with the information necessary to maintain cookers of all these different of the sold cookers, which may include

Coenen, Frans

469

Can Domain Knowledge Help Case Based Diagnosis? Lu Zhang, Frans Coenen, and Paul Leng  

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can deliver more than 3000 versions of its cookers to customers, making it possible to satisfy a very to maintain cookers of all these different models. In general, field engineers may need to be able to deal with any problem concerning any of the sold cookers, which may include versions previously unknown to them

Coenen, Frans

470

Demand-based Optimal Control to Save Energy: A Case-Study in a Medical Center  

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be a demand, but those may not be readily available through a control system. The position of dampers and valves, room temperature, static pressure, or fan and pump speed are good indicators of demand for they can be read through the control..., December 15-17, 2008 Discharge Air Temperature Reset The control sequences optimization of supply air temperature reset in the SDVAV is similar to the cold deck temperature reset described in the DDCV above. Static Pressure Reset For the exiting...

Joo, I. S.; Song, L.; Liu, M.; Carico, M.

471

Growth of Indian microfinance : a case-study-based review of trends and challenges  

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The microfinance industry in India experienced extraordinary evolution throughout the 1990s and into the new century, and it is now entering a new phase of rapid expansion. But there is still a huge gap between the demand ...

Maroju, Venkateshwarlu

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

472

Federal Energy Management Program: Energy Savings Performance Contract Case  

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473

Federal Energy Management Program: Utility Energy Service Contract Case  

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474

Case Numbers: TBH-0080, TBZ-0080  

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

7, 2009 7, 2009 DECISION AND ORDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Order to Show Cause Motion for Summary Judgment Initial Agency Decision Name of Cases: Billy Joe Baptist Dates of Filing: December 19, 2008 February 18, 2009 Case Numbers: TBH-0080 TBZ-0080 This decision will consider an Order to Show Cause that I issued on February 3, 2009, regarding a March 6, 2008, whistleblower complaint filed by Billy Joe Baptist (Baptist) under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708, against his employer, CH2M-WG Idaho, LLC (CWI). I will also consider in this decision as a Motion for Summary Judgment that CWI filed on February 18, 2009 regarding this complaint. Pursuant to Part 708, an OHA attorney conducted an investigation of Baptist's whistleblower

475

Case Numbers: TBD-0073, TBD-0075  

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

16, 2008 16, 2008 DECISION AND ORDER OFFICE OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS Motion to Compel Discovery Case Names: Jonathan K. Strausbaugh Richard L. Rieckenberg Date of Filing: April 2, 2008 Case Numbers: TBD-0073 TBD-0075 Pending before me is a consolidated Motion to Compel Discovery filed with the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) on behalf of Jonathan K. Strausbaugh and Richard L. Rieckenberg (the complainants) by their attorney. This Motion relates to a hearing requested by the complainants under the Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708 (Part 708), in connection with the Part 708 complaints they filed against KSL Services, Inc. (KSL). The OHA has assigned Mr. Strausbaugh's and Mr. Rieckenberg's hearing

476

Annual Energy Outlook 2011 Reference Case  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

AEO2012 Early Release Rollout Presentation AEO2012 Early Release Rollout Presentation Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies John Hopkins University January 23, 2012 | Washington, DC Howard Gruenspecht, Acting Administrator Annual Energy Outlook 2012 Early Release Reference Case Key results from the AEO2012 Reference case, which assumes current laws remain unchanged 2 Howard Gruenspecht AEO2012, January 23, 2012 * Projected growth of energy use slows over the projection period reflecting an extended economic recovery and increasing energy efficiency in end-use applications * Domestic crude oil production increases, reaching levels not experienced since 1994 by 2020 * With modest economic growth, increased efficiency, growing domestic production, and continued adoption of nonpetroleum liquids, net

477

Positioning strategies in case of oligopolistic competition: The case of telecommunications  

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of telecommunications industry in Senegal Babacar Ndiaye Cheikh Thiaw Associated Lecturer Teacher-Researcher Université innovation. Thus, taking into account the case of the telecommunications' sector in Senegal, we try words : Innovation, competition, deterministic models, telecommunications industry, Oligopoly

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

478

Reservoir compaction loads on casings and liners  

SciTech Connect

Pressure drawdown due to production from a reservoir causes compaction of the reservoir formation which induces axial and radial loads on the wellbore. Reservoir compaction loads increase during the production life of a well, and are greater for deviated wells. Presented here are casing and liner loads at initial and final pressure drawdowns for a particular reservoir and at well deviation angles of 0 to 45 degrees.

Wooley, G.R.; Prachner, W.

1984-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

479

Heat Pump Application- An Industrial Case Study  

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HEAT PUMP APPLICATION- AN INDUSTRIAL CASE STUDY Deepak Shukla, Ph.D. Sr. Process Engineer TENSA services, Inc. Houston, Texas ABSTRACT The economics of heat pumping across a distillation column is usually dependent on the amount... of additional compressor work required to lift thermal energy from a low source temperature to a high sink temperature. A reduction of this work improves the heat pump economics. This paper presents the results of a heat pump study conducted by TENSA...

Shukla, D.; Umoh, R.

480

Savings in Steam Systems (A Case Study)  

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Savings in Steam Systems (A Case Study) Rich DeBat Steam Systems Engineer Armstrong Service, Inc. Three Rivers, MI ABSTRACT Armstrong Service Inc. (ASI) conducted an engineered evaluation at an Ammonium Nitrate Manufacturing facility during... existing burner system after refractory repair and continue with normal operation of the existing boiler. Annstrong Service cannot guarantee any aspect of this option. Option 2. Armstrong Service, Inc. proposes to evaluate, select and install a...

DeBat, R.

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Good Test Cases Copyright Cem Kaner 2003. All rights reserved. Page 1 What Is a Good Test Case?  

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Good Test Cases Copyright © Cem Kaner 2003. All rights reserved. Page 1 What Is a Good Test Case of the National Science Foundation (NSF). Abstract Designing good test cases is a complex art. The complexity comes from three sources: Test cases help us discover information. Different types of tests are more

482

Making coastal research useful Cases from practice  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Summary Coastal research deals with that part of the sea, which is significantly affected by the land, and the part of the land, which is significantly affected by the sea. Coasts are in most cases densely populated, and the activities of people are shaping and changing the land/seascape of the coast. Thus, coast encompasses the coastal sea, the coastal land, coastal flora and fauna, and people. Since peoples economic and political preferences change and compete, the human impact on the coast changes is contested and subject to societal decision making processes. While some coastal research can help informing and constraining such decisions, many legitimate scientific efforts have little bearing on society. All decision making processes are political, so that scientific knowledge is not the dominant driver in such processes. Using cases from the Institute of Coastal Research of Helmholtz Zentrum Geesthacht, we describe some of these potentially useful parts of science, and discuss under which circumstances the potential usefulness transform into real utility. These cases do not span the full range of coastal science. Important issues are the recognition of alternative knowledge claims, the inevitableness of uncertainties and incompleteness of scientific analysis, the acceptance of the political nature of decisions and the ubiquitous presence of social values. Modesty, self-reflexivity and skepticism are needed on the side of science and an organized exchange with stakeholders and public through designated border services.

Hans von Storch; Kay Emeis; Insa Meinke; Andreas Kannen; Volker Matthias; Beate M.W. Ratter; Emil Stanev; Ralf Weisse; Kai Wirtz

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

483

An Enterprise Information Architecture: A Case Study for Decentralized Organizations  

SciTech Connect

As enterprises become increasingly information based, making improvements in their information activities is a top priority to assure their continuing competitiveness. A key to achieving these improvements is developing an Enterprise Information Architecture (EIA). An EIA can be viewed as a structured set of multidimensional interrelated elements that support all information processes. The current ad hoc EIAs in place within many enterprises can not meet their future needs because of a lack of a coherent framework, incompatibilities, missing elements, few and poorly understood standards, uneven quality and unnecessary duplications. This paper discusses the EIA developed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory as a case study, for other information based enterprises, particularly those with decentralized and autonomous organization structures and cultures. While the architecture is important, the process by which it is developed and sustained over time is equally important. This paper outlines the motivation for an EIA and discusses each of the interacting elements identified. It also presents an organizational structure and processes for building a sustainable EIA activity.

Watson, R.W.

1999-09-28T23:59:59.000Z

484

An Enterprise Information Architecture: A Case Study for Decentralized Organizations  

SciTech Connect

As enterprises become increasingly information based, making improvements in their information activities is a top priority to assure their continuing competitiveness. A key to achieving these improvements is developing an Enterprise Information Architecture (EIA). An EIA can be viewed as a structured set of multidimensional interrelated elements that support all information processes. The current ad hoc EIAs in place within many enterprises can not meet their future needs because of a lack of a coherent framework, incompatibilities, missing elements, few and poorly understood standards, uneven quality and unnecessary duplications. This paper discusses the EIA developed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory as a case study, for other information based enterprises, particularly those with decentralized and autonomous organization structures and cultures. While the architecture is important, the process by which it is developed and sustained over time is equally important. This paper outlines the motivation for an EIA and discusses each of the interacting elements identified. It also presents an organizational structure and processes for building a sustainable EIA activity.

Watson, R.W.

1999-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

485

Activity Based Costing  

Directives, Delegations, and Requirements

Activity Based Costing (ABC) is method for developing cost estimates in which the project is subdivided into discrete, quantifiable activities or a work unit. This chapter outlines the Activity Based Costing method and discusses applicable uses of ABC.

1997-03-28T23:59:59.000Z

486

Hickam Air Force Base  

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

Hickam Air Force Base spans 2,850 acres in Honolulu, Hawaii. The military base is home to the 15th Airlift Wing, the Hawaii Air National Guard, and the Pacific Air Forces headquarters.

487

eDiss+ Case Management/WebCPCI Frequently Asked Questions  

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

eDISS+ Case Management/WebCPCI Frequently Asked Questions eDISS+ Case Management/WebCPCI Frequently Asked Questions (based on calls received by the eDISS+ Help Desk) Page 1 of 3 Last Saved Date: December 14, 2009 Introductory / Documentation Q: I'm new to Case Management and not sure what to expect. Where can I find documentation on this new functionality? A: Go to https://dissweb.doe.gov. Click the "Main Menu" button at the bottom of the home page. Enter the username of "edissuser" and password of "psdbuser1" (both without the quotes). Click on "WebCPCI Users Manuals and Reference Documents". Then click on the appropriate application name link to go to the document download page for that application. Login / Installation Q: When I try to open the online OPM reports, I get a blank screen or a "coffee cup".

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NETL Technology Transfer Case Studies and Awards  

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line the interior of slagging gasifiers, where a carbon-based feedstock such as coal, petcoke, andor biomass, is converted at high temperatures in an oxygen-deficient environment...

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Case Study at Mount Baker High School  

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This is a story about how one teacher utilized technology-intensive project-based instructional methods that allow students to design their own learning directions. It is a story about students learning to app...

David Tucker

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EIA - Low Economic Growth Case Projection Tables 1990-2030  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Low Economic Growth Case Projection Tables (1990-2030) Low Economic Growth Case Projection Tables (1990-2030) International Energy Outlook 2006 Low Economic Growth Case Projection Tables (1990-2030) Formats Data Table Titles (1 to 13 complete) Low Economic Growth Case Projection Tables. Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800. Low Economic Growth Case Projection Tables. Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800. Table C1 World Total Primary Energy Consumption by Region, Low Economic Growth Case Low Economic Growth Case Projection Tables. Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800. Low Economic Growth Case Projection Tables. Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800. Table C2 World Total Energy Consumption by Region and Fuel, Low Economic Growth Case

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Technological innovation policies to promote renewable energies: Lessons from the European experience for the Brazilian case  

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Over the past few years we have been seeing a trend in the Brazilian political scenario towards increasing the share of new renewable energy sources (RES-E), other than large hydropowers, in electricity generation. The central policy was achieved through PROINFA (Program to Encourage Alternative Energy Sources), which defined two distinct stages and mechanisms to promote biomass, \\{SHPs\\} and wind energy. This study aims to analyze the developments in renewable energy policies and the prospects for Brazil based on the European experience in promoting RES-E. It evaluated the policy instruments adopted by the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Germany, as well as the barriers and results of these policies. Based on these case studies, proposals and recommendation are given to overcome the problems in the Brazilian case.

Claudia do Valle Costa; Emilio La Rovere; Dirk Assmann

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Grand valley irrigation return flow case study  

SciTech Connect

Irrigation water supply is furnished annually to about 71,500 acres of land in the Grand Valley of western Colorado. Return flows from that irrigation contribute about 780,000 tpy of salt to the Colorado River, causing an increase of 77 mg/l in the salinity concentration at Imperial Dam. A case study of water quality in this region is focused on: water quality data for irrigation and return flows/ identification of regulations that affect irrigation and return flows/ and a proposed program for controlling salinity levels. (1 map, 9 references, 8 tables)

Keys, J.W.

1981-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Distillation by repeated measurements: Continuous spectrum case  

SciTech Connect

Repeated measurements on one part of a bipartite system strongly affect the other part that is not measured, the dynamics of which is regulated by an effective contracted evolution operator. When the spectrum of this operator is discrete, the nonmeasured system is driven into a pure state, irrespective of the initial state, provided that the spectrum satisfies certain conditions. We show here that, even in the case of continuous spectrum, an effective distillation can occur under rather general conditions. We confirm it by applying our formalism to a simple model.

Bellomo, Bruno; Compagno, Giuseppe [CNISM and Dipartimento di Scienze Fisiche ed Astronomiche, Universita di Palermo, via Archirafi 36, IT-90123 Palermo (Italy); Nakazato, Hiromichi [Department of Physics, Waseda University, Tokyo 169-8555 (Japan); Yuasa, Kazuya [Waseda Institute for Advanced Study, Waseda University, Tokyo 169-8050 (Japan)

2010-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Wind to Hydrogen in California: Case Study  

SciTech Connect

This analysis presents a case study in California for a large scale, standalone wind electrolysis site. This is a techno-economic analysis of the 40,000 kg/day renewable production of hydrogen and subsequent delivery by truck to a fueling station in the Los Angeles area. This quantity of hydrogen represents about 1% vehicle market penetration for a city such as Los Angeles (assuming 0.62 kg/day/vehicle and 0.69 vehicles/person) [8]. A wind site near the Mojave Desert was selected for proximity to the LA area where hydrogen refueling stations are already built.

Antonia, O.; Saur, G.

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Strategic alliance: case study in competitive positioning  

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The case seeks to identify some of the issues encountered in the development and growth of a family-owned firm in the pharmaceutical business in Lima, Peru. Having overcome the initial challenges of its establishment, the company has become a visible and viable competitor in the Peruvian market and is poised to expand in cross border markets by exploring the prospect of a strategic alliance with a suitable pharmaceutical firm or a chain store in these markets. Senior management must evaluate the issues associated with an alliance that entails manufacturing for foreign companies.

Emmanuel N. Roussakis; Edmundo R. Lizarzaburu

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Strategic Analysis of Real Estate Companies in Hangzhou Based on Value Chain Model  

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In this paper, based on Porters Value Chain Model, a case study of two real estate companies in Hangzhou was conducted. By the comparison of the two cases, the value added process and some valuable and sustainable resources held by the two companies ...

Yu Pingping

2008-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Model-Driven Testing based on Markov Chain Usage Models in the Automotive Domain  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Model-Driven Testing based on Markov Chain Usage Models in the Automotive Domain Sebastian Siegl) is employed by AUDI AG - one of the leading car manufacturers in Europe - to design and execute test cases for the purpose of component and system-testing. Test cases are specified using platform independent UML sequence

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Algae-based biofuel production as part of an industrial cluster  

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Abstract This paper presents a study on the production of biofuels from algae cultivated in municipal wastewater in Gothenburg, Sweden. A possible biorefinery concept is studied based on two cases; Case A) combined biodiesel and biogas production, and Case B) only biogas production. The cases are compared in terms of product outputs and impact on global CO2 emissions mitigation. The area efficiency of the algae-based biofuels is also compared with other biofuel production routes. The study investigates the collaboration between an algae cultivation, biofuel production processes, a wastewater treatment plant and an industrial cluster for the purpose of utilizing material flows and industrial excess heat between the actors. This collaboration provides the opportunity to reduce the CO2 emissions from the process compared to a stand-alone operation. The results show that Case A is advantageous to Case B with respect to all studied factors. It is found that the algae-based biofuel production routes investigated in this study has higher area efficiency than other biofuel production routes. The amount of algae-based biofuel possible to produce corresponds to 31 \\{MWfuel\\} for Case A and 26 \\{MWfuel\\} in Case B.

Viktor Andersson; Sarah Broberg Viklund; Roman Hackl; Magnus Karlsson; Thore Berntsson

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A semi-automated approach to adapt activity diagrams for new use cases  

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AbstractContext Web engineering methodologies generally assign a crucial role to design models. Therefore, providing a model reuse approach is very interesting since it reduces development costs and improves quality. Current works on model reuse mainly focus on retrieval of the promising reusable assets, and much less is done regarding adaptation of the retrieved assets. This research proposes a semi-automatic approach for adaptation of UML activity diagrams to new use cases. Objective UML use case diagrams and activity diagrams are traditionally used for the brief and the detailed specification of the functional requirements. Since many web applications have similar functionalities, and hence similar functional requirements, this research proposes an approach to take a use case diagram as input and semi-automatically create corresponding activity diagrams by adapting existing activity diagrams. Method The proposed approach includes five main components: (1) a model repository, (2) an ontology repository as a source of domain knowledge, (3) an algorithm for annotating activity diagrams, (4) a similarity metric for retrieval of similar use cases, and (5) an adaptation algorithm for creating activity diagram of a new use case from an existing activity diagram The proposed approach uses the semantic web data model as the underlying representation format. Results The initial experiments show that the proposed approach is promising and it provides an average reuse percent of 76%. However, it has still some weaknesses like being much dependent on the quality of the model repository and having low tolerance in case of inconsistency in the model repository. Conclusion Enabling model reuse in the early stages of a model based development approach is very important in reducing development costs. This paper proposes a semi-automatic approach to reuse activity diagrams through their adaptation for new use cases. The approach is demonstrated to be promising although it has still some limitations.

Samad Paydar; Mohsen Kahani

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Out of passivity: potential role of OFDI in IFDI-based learning trajectory  

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This study discusses how outward foreign direct investment (FDI) can complement the inward FDI-based technological capability-building process, through an analysis of the Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation case. When ...

Nam, Kyung-Min