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CIP Report  

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

Featured in this month's issue of The Featured in this month's issue of The CIP Report are Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems. SCADA systems monitor and control the processes of many of our Nation's infrastructures. fle security and safety of transportation, water, communications, and many other vital parts of our everyday lives all rely on SCADA systems. In this issue we look at some of the difierent SCADA systems and their applications. fle Thrst article provides an overview of George Mason University's research on SCADA systems. flis research focuses on railroad transportation and Positive Train Control systems. fle second article discusses the Energy Sector's response to cyber threats and the efiorts to secure their control systems. An article from Mississippi State

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AES-UES Home Page  

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RMD Report Menu Work Request System Beam Stability Complaint Questionnaire APS Phone Book ANL Phone Book Safety and Training Training Manual UES Guide for Operators Non-Floor...

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CIPS Validation Data Plan  

SciTech Connect

This report documents analysis, findings and recommendations resulted from a task 'CIPS Validation Data Plan (VDP)' formulated as an POR4 activity in the CASL VUQ Focus Area (FA), to develop a Validation Data Plan (VDP) for Crud-Induced Power Shift (CIPS) challenge problem, and provide guidance for the CIPS VDP implementation. The main reason and motivation for this task to be carried at this time in the VUQ FA is to bring together (i) knowledge of modern view and capability in VUQ, (ii) knowledge of physical processes that govern the CIPS, and (iii) knowledge of codes, models, and data available, used, potentially accessible, and/or being developed in CASL for CIPS prediction, to devise a practical VDP that effectively supports the CASL's mission in CIPS applications.

Nam Dinh

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CIPS Validation Data Plan  

SciTech Connect

This report documents analysis, findings and recommendations resulted from a task 'CIPS Validation Data Plan (VDP)' formulated as an POR4 activity in the CASL VUQ Focus Area (FA), to develop a Validation Data Plan (VDP) for Crud-Induced Power Shift (CIPS) challenge problem, and provide guidance for the CIPS VDP implementation. The main reason and motivation for this task to be carried at this time in the VUQ FA is to bring together (i) knowledge of modern view and capability in VUQ, (ii) knowledge of physical processes that govern the CIPS, and (iii) knowledge of codes, models, and data available, used, potentially accessible, and/or being developed in CASL for CIPS prediction, to devise a practical VDP that effectively supports the CASL's mission in CIPS applications.

Nam Dinh

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lower Bounds on U_{e3}  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We give minimal values for the lepton mixing parameter |U_{e3}|, starting from an initially vanishing value and applying 2-loop renormalization group equations. We consider a unique situation in which 1-loop running does not generate non-zero |U_{e3}|. This occurs when the neutrino mass hierarchy is inverted with the lowest neutrino mass being zero. In this scenario, after 2-loop running, the order of magnitude of |U_{e3}| lies between 10^{-12} and 10^{-14}. Such small values may be of interest in supernova physics. Corresponding limits for the normal mass ordering are several orders of magnitude larger.

Ray, Shamayita; Schmidt, Michael A

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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UES (Electric)- Residential Efficiency Program (Arizona)  

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

UniSource Energy Services (UES) offers rebates to electric customers for the installation of air conditioners and heat pumps, as well as offering gas customers incentives on energy efficient...

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UES - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Gas Customers...  

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

Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Furnaces: 200 - 350 Water Heaters: 200 Boilers: 250100,000 Btu Griddles: 300 UniSource Energy Services (UES) offers the...

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User ESH Support (UES)/Floor Coordinators  

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User ESH Support (UES) / Floor Coordinators User ESH Support (UES) / Floor Coordinators Bruce Glagola, Group Leader Building 431, Room Z005 Phone: 630-252-9797 Fax: 630-252-1664 E-mail: glagola@aps.anl.gov Nena Moonier Building 431, Room Z008 Phone: 630-252-8504 Fax: 630-252-1664 E-mail: nmoonier@aps.anl.gov Karen Kucer Building 401, Room C3257C Phone: 630-252-9091 Fax: 630-252-5948 E-mail: kucer@aps.anl.gov Floor Coordinators Bruno Fieramosca Building 432, Room C001 Phone: 630-252-0201 Fax: 630-252-1664 On-site page: 4-0201 E-mail: bgf@aps.anl.gov Shane Flood Building 436, Room C001 Phone: 630-252-0600 Fax: 630-252-1664 On-site pager: 4-0600 E-mail: saf@aps.anl.gov Patti Pedergnana Building 434, Room C001 Phone: 630-252-0401 Fax: 630-252-1664 On-site pager: 4-0401 E-mail: neitzke@aps.anl.gov Wendy VanWingeren Building 435, Room C001

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CIP1 polypeptides and their uses  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Described herein are novel gene sequences isolated from Trichoderma reesei. Two genes encoding proteins comprising a cellulose binding domain, one encoding an arabionfuranosidase and one encoding an acetylxylanesterase are described. The sequences, CIP1 and CIP2, contain a cellulose binding domain. These proteins are especially useful in the textile and detergent industry and in pulp and paper industry.

Foreman, Pamela (Los Altos, CA); Van Solingen, Pieter (Naaldwijk, NL); Goedegebuur, Frits (Vlaardingen, NL); Ward, Michael (San Francisco, CA)

2011-04-12T23:59:59.000Z

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UES - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program | Department of Energy  

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UES - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program UES - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program UES - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program < Back Eligibility Commercial Industrial Local Government Schools State Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Other Home Weatherization Sealing Your Home Design & Remodeling Windows, Doors, & Skylights Construction Heat Pumps Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Maximum Rebate 85% of incremental costs up to $10,000 per customer per year. For customers who have a demand load of 500KW or greater, the cap is increased to $50,000 per year for each year that the program is in effect. Program Info Start Date 1/1/2009 State Arizona Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Refrigerator Doors: $120/door

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UES - Renewable Energy Credit Purchase Program | Department of Energy  

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UES - Renewable Energy Credit Purchase Program UES - Renewable Energy Credit Purchase Program UES - Renewable Energy Credit Purchase Program < Back Eligibility Commercial Residential Savings Category Bioenergy Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Buying & Making Electricity Energy Sources Water Heating & Cooling Swimming Pool Heaters Water Heating Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Wind Maximum Rebate Up-front incentives can pay for no more than 50% of the cost Residential solar water heating and space heating: $1,750 Small commercial solar water heating and space heating: $200,000 Program Info Start Date 2004 State Arizona Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount PV incentives may be de-rated based on expected performance Residential PV: Funding has been depleted

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Implementation of the CIP as the Advection Solver in the MM5  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A semi-Lagrangian-type advection scheme, cubic-interpolated pseudoparticle (CIP) method is implemented to the fifth-generation Pennsylvania State University–NCAR Mesoscale Model (MM5, version 3.4). A dimensional splitting CIP algorithm, with ...

Xindong Peng; Feng Xiao; Takashi Yabe; Keiji Tani

2003-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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36.258 UE -Woods calibrates instru-ment on NASA's new solar observa-  

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the stored magnetic energy is converted and released into the heliosphere and geospace in the form of solar University, University of Puerto Rico, University of Wyoming, Virginia Tech, and College of Menominee Nation36.258 UE - Woods calibrates instru- ment on NASA's new solar observa- tory. Photosby

Christian, Eric

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"Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Systems." The CIP Report.  

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

"Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Systems." The CIP "Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Systems." The CIP Report. Vol 7 No 8 "Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Systems." The CIP Report. Vol 7 No 8 Featured in this month's issue of The CIP Report are Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems. SCADA systems monitor and control the processes of many of our Nation's infrastructures. The security and safety of transportation, water, communications, and many other vital parts of our everyday lives all rely on SCADA systems. In this issue we look at some of the different SCADA systems and their applications. The CIP Report More Documents & Publications The CIP Report, Vol.11, No. 2 (August 2012): Smart Grid Security Introduction SCADA Security for Managers and Operators

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Analysis of thermal data from drill holes UE25a-3 and UE25a-1, Calico Hills and Yucca Mountain, Nevada Test Site  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Thermal data from two sites about 20 km apart in the Nevada Test Site indicate that heat flow both within and below the upper 800 meters is affected significantly by hydrothermal convection. For hole UE25a-1, Yucca Mountain, the apparent heat flow above the water table ({similar_to}470 m) is 54 mWm{sup -2} ({similar_to}1.3 HFU). Below the water table, the temperature profile indicates both upward and downward water movement within the hole and possibly within the formation. Hole UE25a-3, Calico Mountain, is characterized by conductive heat flux averaging 135 mWm{sup -2} ({similar_to}3.2 HFU) to a depth of about 700 meters below which water appears to be moving downward at the rate of nearly 1 ft y{sup -1} (255 mm y{sup -1}). Between 735 and 750 meters, the hole intersected a nearly vertical fault along which water seems to be moving vertically downward. The nearly threefold variation in conductive heat flow over a lateral distance of only 20 km suggests the presence of a more deeply seated hydrothremal convective system with a net upward flow beneath Calico Hills and a net downward flow beneath Yucca Mountain.

Sass, J.H.; Lachenbruch, A.H.; Mase, C.W.

1980-08-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Petrologic studies of drill cores USW-G2 and UE25b-1H, Yucca Mountain, Nevada  

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The tuffs of the Nevada Test Site are currently under investigation as a possible deep geologic site for high-level radioactive waste disposal. This report characterizes tuff retrieved in core from two drill holes, USW-G2 and UE25b-1H, at the Yucca Mountain block. The USW-G2 drill core is from the northernmost extent of the block, whereas UE25b-1H is adjacent to an earlier drill hole, UE25a-1. The drill cores USW-G2 and UE25b-1H bottomed at 6000 and 4200 ft, respectively. Petrographic and x-ray diffraction studies of the two drill cores are presented in this report and indicate that tuffs (composed primarily of variably welded ash flows) are partially recrystallized to secondary minerals. Correlations of stratigraphy are also made with previous drill cores from Yucca Mountain.

Caporuscio, F.; Vaniman, D.; Bish, D.; Broxton, D.; Arney, B.; Heiken, G.; Byers, F.; Gooley, R.; Semarge, E.

1982-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The CIP Report: Smart Grid Security (August 2012)  

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

this month's issue of The this month's issue of The CIP Report, we highlight the signiThcance of and the challenges with securing the smart grid. fle critical role of the smart grid was recently displayed in India, when more than half of its population lost power due to the failure of its energy infrastructure, and in Virginia, where power companies and residents were unprepared for the consequences of an unexpected, violent "derecho" storm. To further complicate the matter, the various companies and governments responsible for protecting this critical infrastructure are challenged by its interdependencies with other sectors, including cybersecurity and supply chain security, which introduces new stakeholders into the legislative and security fray. First, the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research and Development (R&D),

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Implications of texture 4 zero lepton mass matrices for U_{e3}  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Lepton mass matrices similar to texture 4 zero quark mass matrices, known to be quite successful in explaining the CKM phenomenology, have been considered for finding the mixing matrix element U_{e3} (\\equiv s_{13}) respecting the CHOOZ constraint, with s_{12} and \\Delta m_{12}^2 constrained by SNP and s_{23} and \\Delta m_{23}^2 constrained by ANP. Taking charged lepton mass matrix M_l to be diagonal, we find that the ranges of s_{13} corresponding to different SNP solutions very well include the corresponding values of s_{13} found by Akhmedov et al. by considering neutrino mass matrix M_{\

Randhawa, M; Sen-Gupta, M; Randhawa, Monika; Ahuja, Gulsheen; Gupta, Manmohan

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Implications of texture 4 zero lepton mass matrices for U_{e3}  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Lepton mass matrices similar to texture 4 zero quark mass matrices, known to be quite successful in explaining the CKM phenomenology, have been considered for finding the mixing matrix element U_{e3} (\\equiv s_{13}) respecting the CHOOZ constraint, with s_{12} and \\Delta m_{12}^2 constrained by SNP and s_{23} and \\Delta m_{23}^2 constrained by ANP. Taking charged lepton mass matrix M_l to be diagonal, we find that the ranges of s_{13} corresponding to different SNP solutions very well include the corresponding values of s_{13} found by Akhmedov et al. by considering neutrino mass matrix M_{\

Monika Randhawa; Gulsheen Ahuja; Manmohan Gupta

2002-03-12T23:59:59.000Z

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August 2012 CIP Report Focuses on Smart Grid Security | Department of  

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

August 2012 CIP Report Focuses on Smart Grid Security August 2012 CIP Report Focuses on Smart Grid Security August 2012 CIP Report Focuses on Smart Grid Security September 4, 2012 - 2:01pm Addthis The August 2012 issue of The CIP Report from George Mason University's Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security highlights the significance and challenges to securing the smart grid. The report includes an overview of smart grid security by Deputy Assistant Secretary Hank Kenchington and the findings for reducing cyber risks from the Workshop on Securing the Smart Grid: Best Practices in Supply Chain Security, Integrity, and Resilience. The issue also includes contributions from Progress Energy explaining their collaborative efforts in building bridges between operations technology, information technology, and supply chain

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August 2012 CIP Report Focuses on Smart Grid Security | Department of  

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

August 2012 CIP Report Focuses on Smart Grid Security August 2012 CIP Report Focuses on Smart Grid Security August 2012 CIP Report Focuses on Smart Grid Security September 4, 2012 - 2:01pm Addthis The August 2012 issue of The CIP Report from George Mason University's Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security highlights the significance and challenges to securing the smart grid. The report includes an overview of smart grid security by Deputy Assistant Secretary Hank Kenchington and the findings for reducing cyber risks from the Workshop on Securing the Smart Grid: Best Practices in Supply Chain Security, Integrity, and Resilience. The issue also includes contributions from Progress Energy explaining their collaborative efforts in building bridges between operations technology, information technology, and supply chain

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The CIP Report, Vol.11, No. 2 (August 2012): Smart Grid Security  

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

The August 2012 issue of The CIP Report highlights the significance of and the challenges to securing the smart grid, with contributions from DOE's Hank Kenchington, Progress Energy, Schweitzer...

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Microsoft Word - Cyber-Wireless-CIP_Draft_ 5 1_2-25-09_clean.doc  

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

Wireless System Considerations When Implementing Wireless System Considerations When Implementing NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection Standards Teja Kuruganti 1 , Walter Dykas 1 , Wayne Manges 1 , Tom Flowers 2 , Mark Hadley 3 , Paul Ewing 1 , Thomas King 1 1 Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN 37831 2 Flowers Control Center Solutions, Todd Mission, TX 77363 3 Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA 99352 February 25, 2009 Introduction Energy asset owners are facing a monumental challenge as they address compliance with the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Standards (CIP-002 through CIP-009). The increased use of wireless technologies and their introduction into control center networks and field devices compound this challenge, as

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Non-zero U_{e3} and TeV-Leptogenesis through A_4 symmetry breaking  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We consider an effective theory with an $SU(2)\\times U(1)\\times A_{4}\\times Z_{2}\\times Z_{4}$ symmetry and investigate the possibility of a linking TeV-leptogenesis with a reactor angle $|U_{e3}|$ through spontaneous $A_{4}$ symmetry breaking which is at a scale higher than electroweak scale under the framework of radiative seesaw. It has been shown that tri-bimaximal(TBM) can be obtained by forging vacuum expectation value (VEV) alignment of the $A_{4}$. Especially, one $A_{4}$ triplet scalar field with cut-off scale $\\Lambda$ is added in neutrino Yukawa sector, which is responsible for the deviation of the exact TBM, to explain leptogenesis as well as a non-zero $|U_{e3}|$. Above the scale of $\\Lambda$ the leptonic Yukawa sectors will lead to the exact TBM. We analyze possible spectrums of light neutrinos and their flavor mixing angles corresponding to heavy Majorana neutrino mass ordering, and show that non-resonance leptogenesis at TeV-scale constrained by low energy data is achievable, both analytically as well as numerically. We show that only normal hierarchical spectrum of light neutrino would be strongly favored by the current Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) data, and also show that a relatively large $|U_{e3}|$ corresponds to the value of baryon asymmetry $6.2\\times10^{-10}$.

Y. H. Ahn; Chian-Shu Chen

2010-01-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Toward a cyber-physical topology language: applications to NERC CIP audit  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Our Cyber-Physical Topology Language (CPTL) provides a language that utilities can use to programmatically analyze current and future cyber-physical architectures. The motivation for our research emerged from the importance and limitations of several ... Keywords: NERC CIP, audit, graph theory

Gabriel A. Weaver, Carmen Cheh, Edmond J. Rogers, William H. Sanders, Dennis Gammel

2013-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A COUPLED TH/NEUTRONICS/CRUD FRAMEWORK IN PREDICTION OF CIPS PHENOMENON  

SciTech Connect

A coupled TH/Neutronics/CRUD framework, which is able to simulate the CRUD deposits impact on CIPS phenomenon, was described in this paper. This framework includes the coupling among three essential physics, thermal-hydraulics, CRUD and neutronics. The overall framework was implemented by using the CFD software STAR-CCM+, developing CRUD codes, and using the neutronics code DeCART. The coupling was implemented by exchanging data between softwares using intermediate exchange files. A typical 3 by 3 PWR fuel pin problem was solved under this framework. The problem was solved in a 12 months length period of time. Time-dependent solutions were provided, including CRUD deposits inventory and their distributions on fuels, boron hideout amount inside CRUD deposits, as well as power shape changing over time. The results clearly showed the power shape suppression in regions where CRUD deposits exist, which is a strong indication of CIPS phenomenon.

Ling Zou; Hongbin Zhang; Jess Gehin; Brendan Kochunas

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Non-zero U_{e3} and TeV-Leptogenesis through A_4 symmetry breaking  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We consider an effective theory with an $SU(2)\\times U(1)\\times A_{4}\\times Z_{2}\\times Z_{4}$ symmetry and investigate the possibility of a linking TeV-leptogenesis with a reactor angle $|U_{e3}|$ through spontaneous $A_{4}$ symmetry breaking which is at a scale higher than electroweak scale under the framework of radiative seesaw. It has been shown that tri-bimaximal(TBM) can be obtained by forging vacuum expectation value (VEV) alignment of the $A_{4}$. Especially, one $A_{4}$ triplet scalar field with cut-off scale $\\Lambda$ is added in neutrino Yukawa sector, which is responsible for the deviation of the exact TBM, to explain leptogenesis as well as a non-zero $|U_{e3}|$. Above the scale of $\\Lambda$ the leptonic Yukawa sectors will lead to the exact TBM. We analyze possible spectrums of light neutrinos and their flavor mixing angles corresponding to heavy Majorana neutrino mass ordering, and show that non-resonance leptogenesis at TeV-scale constrained by low energy data is achievable, both analytically...

Ahn, Y H

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Site Release Reports for C-Well Pipeline, UE-25 Large Rocks Test Site, and 29 GSF Test Pits  

SciTech Connect

The U.S. Department of Energy has implemented a program to reclaim lands disturbed by site characterization at Yucca Mountain. Long term goals of the program are to re-establish processes on disturbed sites that will lead to self-sustaining plant communities. The Biological Opinion for Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Studies required that the U.S. Department of Energy develop a Reclamation Standards and Monitoring Plan to evaluate the success of reclamation efforts. According to the Reclamation Standards and Monitoring Plan, reclaimed sites will be monitored periodically, remediated if necessary, and eventually compared to an appropriate reference area to determine whether reclamation goals have been achieved and the site can be released from further monitoring. Plant cover, density, and species richness (success parameters) on reclaimed sites are compared to 60 percent of the values (success criteria) for the same parameters on the reference area. Small sites (less than 0.1 ha) are evaluated for release using qualitative methods while large sites (greater than 0.1 ha) are evaluated using quantitative methods. In the summer of 2000, 31 small sites reclaimed in 1993 and 1994 were evaluated for reclamation success and potential release from further monitoring. Plant density, cover, and species richness were estimated on the C-Well Pipeline, UE-25 Large Rocks test site, and 29 ground surface facility test pits. Evidence of erosion, reproduction and natural recruitment, exotic species abundance, and animal use (key attributes) also were recorded for each site and used in success evaluations. The C-Well Pipeline and ground surface facility test pits were located in a ''Larrea tridentata - Ephedra nevadensis'' vegetation association while the UE-25 Large Rocks test site was located in an area dominated by ''Coleogyne ramosissima and Ephedra nevadensis''. Reference areas in the same vegetation associations with similar slope and aspect were chosen for comparison to the reclaimed sites. Sixty percent of the reference area means for density, cover, and species richness were compared to the estimated means for the reclaimed sites. Plant density, cover, and species richness at the C-Well Pipeline and UE-25 Large Rocks test site were greater than the success criteria and all key attributes indicated the sites were in acceptable condition. Therefore, these two sites were recommended for release from further monitoring. Of the 29 ground surface facility test pits, 26 met the criterion for density, 21 for cover, and 23 for species richness. When key attributes and conditions of the plant community near each pit were taken into account, 27 of these pits were recommended for release. Success parameters and key attributes at ground surface facility test pits 19 and 20 were inadequate for site release. Transplants of native species were added to these two sites in 2001 to improve density, cover, and species richness.

K.E. Rasmuson

2002-04-02T23:59:59.000Z

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A Neutronic Analysis of TRU Recycling in PWRs Loaded with MOX-UE Fuel (MOX with U-235 Enriched U Support)  

SciTech Connect

This report presents the results of a study dealing with the homogeneous recycling of either Pu or Pu+Np or Pu+Np+Am or Pu+Np+Am+Cm in PWRs using MOX-UE fuel, i.e. standard MOX fuel with a U235 enriched uranium support instead of the standard tail uranium (0.25%) for standard MOX fuel. This approach allows to multirecycle Pu or TRU (Pu+MA) as long as U235 is available, by keeping the Pu or TRU content in the fuel constant and at a value ensuring a negative moderator void coefficient (i.e. the loss of the coolant brings imperatively the reactor to a subcritical state). Once this value is determined, the U235 enrichment of the MOX-UE fuel is adjusted in order to reach the target burnup (51 GWd/t in this study).

G. Youinou; S. Bays

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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STATEMENT OF C01 SIDER.!;.TIONS RE Q UE ST BY INVENTOR FOR THE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AN  

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

C01 SIDER.!;.TIONS C01 SIDER.!;.TIONS RE Q UE ST BY INVENTOR FOR THE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AN D FOREIGN RTGHTS TO AN IDE. TIFIED [NVEN'fl0'\1 ENTiTLED "RESONANT-CAVITY APPA.RATUS FOR CYTOM.GTRY OR PARTICLE ANA L'YS iS'' US P 5,793,485, DEVELOPI·:D UNDER DOE CONTRACT NO. DE-AC04-94AL85000; DOE r:\"VENTfON DISCLOSU RE NO. S-85,819 (SD-5797 ); DOE WAIV ER NO. V.l ( ) 201 l-oo_,; rv3 The Petitioner, Paul L. Gourley (Inventor), has requested a \\'aive of the Government's domestic and fo eign patent rights in a subject invention entitled "Resonant-Cavi ty Apparatus for Cytome ry or Particle Analy·sis." The invention v,·as conceived by the inventor while an employee of the Sandia Corporation (Sandia). ,'andia is the M&O contractor for the Sandia a ional Laboratories (S L), a government-0\vned, contracto

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AES-UES  

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Standing Orders Archive Standing Orders Archive Standing Orders Period Category Standing Order Issuer Date Last Reviewed Status User Beam Operations Working on Top of Experimental Enclosures J. Vacca 04/03/13 Current User Beam/ Machine Studies Operations First Photon Shutter (PS1) Operation B. Glagola 04/02/13 Current Machine Studies Operations Machine Studies Utilizing Beamline Shutters N. Moonier 04/02/13 Current User Beam/ Machine Studies FE-EPS FE-EPS Reset G. Markovich/P. McNamara 04/03/13 Current Any PSS PSS Serious Fault Reset G. Markovich 04/03/13 Current Any Beamline Specific/PSS Gen 1 PSS Trips/Faults Reset G. Markovich 04/03/13 Current User Beam Beamline Specific 2-ID Minimum Gap Settings B. Lai 04/02/13 Current 8/9/13-8/22/13 Beamline Specific 13-BM Fault Reset SI 8/9/13 Current Any Beamline Specific 35-BM Operations

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The Evaluation of Fly Ash Carbon and Coal Additives for Mercury Control at AmerenUE's Labadie and Meramec Power Plants  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Tests at AmerenUE's Labadie and Meramec Power Plants evaluated the effectiveness of the bromine-based coal additive, KNX (Alstom), on mercury removal and speciation. The effect of carbon content in the ash, both unburned and from activated carbon injection, was also evaluated. These plants fire a variety of coals from the Powder River Basin (PRB) that typically contain low level of halogens. The unburned carbon in the fly ash at Labadie was < 0.5%, which was lower than at Meramec where it was 0.86 8212 2...

2008-01-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Arsenic trioxide phosphorylates c-Fos to transactivate p21{sup WAF1/CIP1} expression  

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An infamous poison, arsenic also has been used as a drug for nearly 2400 years; in recently years, arsenic has been effective in the treatment of acute promyelocytic leukemia. Increasing evidence suggests that opposite effects of arsenic trioxide (ATO) on tumors depend on its concentrations. For this reason, the mechanisms of action of the drug should be elucidated, and it should be used therapeutically only with extreme caution. Previously, we demonstrated the opposing effects of ERK1/2 and JNK on p21{sup WAF1/CIP1} (p21) expression in response to ATO in A431 cells. In addition, JNK phosphorylates c-Jun (Ser{sup 63/73}) to recruit TGIF/HDAC1 to suppress p21 gene expression. Presently, we demonstrated that a high concentration of ATO sustains ERK1/2 phosphorylation, and increases c-Fos biosynthesis and stability, which enhances p21 gene expression. Using site-directed mutagenesis, a DNA affinity precipitation assay, and functional assays, we demonstrated that phosphorylation of the C-terminus of c-Fos (Thr{sup 232}, Thr{sup 325}, Thr{sup 331}, and Ser{sup 374}) plays an important role in its binding to the p21 promoter, and in conjunction with N-terminus phosphorylation of c-Fos (Ser{sup 70}) to transactivate p21 promoter expression. In conclusion, a high concentration of ATO can sustain ERK1/2 activation to enhance c-Fos expression, then dimerize with dephosphorylated c-Jun (Ser{sup 63/73}) and recruit p300/CBP to the Sp1 sites (- 84/- 64) to activate p21 gene expression in A431 cells.

Liu Zimiao [Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan 701, Taiwan (China); Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan 701, Taiwan (China); Huang, H.-S. [Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan 701, Taiwan (China)], E-mail: huanghs@mail.ncku.edu.tw

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CASL L1 Milestone report : CASL.P4.01, sensitivity and uncertainty analysis for CIPS with VIPRE-W and BOA.  

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The CASL Level 1 Milestone CASL.P4.01, successfully completed in December 2011, aimed to 'conduct, using methodologies integrated into VERA, a detailed sensitivity analysis and uncertainty quantification of a crud-relevant problem with baseline VERA capabilities (ANC/VIPRE-W/BOA).' The VUQ focus area led this effort, in partnership with AMA, and with support from VRI. DAKOTA was coupled to existing VIPRE-W thermal-hydraulics and BOA crud/boron deposit simulations representing a pressurized water reactor (PWR) that previously experienced crud-induced power shift (CIPS). This work supports understanding of CIPS by exploring the sensitivity and uncertainty in BOA outputs with respect to uncertain operating and model parameters. This report summarizes work coupling the software tools, characterizing uncertainties, and analyzing the results of iterative sensitivity and uncertainty studies. These studies focused on sensitivity and uncertainty of CIPS indicators calculated by the current version of the BOA code used in the industry. Challenges with this kind of analysis are identified to inform follow-on research goals and VERA development targeting crud-related challenge problems.

Sung, Yixing (Westinghouse Electric Company LLC, Cranberry Township, PA); Adams, Brian M.; Secker, Jeffrey R. (Westinghouse Electric Company LLC, Cranberry Township, PA)

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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UE2 Symposium Report - 1997  

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... attendee profiles such as job function and ... Currently she is conducting a system evaluation of ... and development in text analysis, information fusion ...

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Special Experiments: AES-UES  

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Special Experiments at the APS Special note is made of the following experimental activities. (Updated 2/19/2012 17:00) BEAMLINE DATES SPOKESPERSON COMMENTS 2BM-B rad #92404 2/24- 2/27 Patrick LaReviere U of C *Approvals pending *No special procedure, samples must be surveyed before and after experiment by APS-HP. 10ID-B #92409 2/29- 3/05 Ken Kemner ANL-203 *Approvals pending *Samples may be left unattended for up to 12 hours with beam ON when hutch door is secured with lock and chain. 10BM-B rad #92408 3/01- 3/06 Ken Kemner ANL-203 *Approvals Pending *Samples may be left unattended for up to 12 hours with beam ON when hutch door is secured with lock and chain. 1ID-B rad #91277 3/07- 3/12 Don Brown- LANL Mark Daymond Queen's University *Approvals Pending 3ID-B #92107 3/10- 3/19 Valentin Iota UNLV

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Dietary fish oil and butyrate increase apoptosis and decrease aberrant crypt foci in colon cancer by enhancing histone acetylation and p21waf1/cip1 expression  

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We have previously shown that dietary fish oil and fiber, particularly the highly-fermentable pectin, are protective against colon cancer in a rat model of carcinogenesis. Therefore, based upon the current body of literature and our previous experimental findings, we hypothesized that one mechanism by which dietary fish oil+pectin suppress the promotion stage of colon cancer is through butyrate, the fermentation product of fiber, targeting (in particular) the p21Waf1/Cip1 gene and, via targeted histone hyperacetylation, inducing its expression. We found that dietary butyrate supplementation increased the concentration of fecal butyrate (mole %) in the distal colon, and that this increase corresponded to an increase in histone H4 acetylation. Similarly, diets supplemented with butyrate increased p21Waf1/Cip1 expression despite azoxymethane (AOM) treatment, which was not seen in non-butyrate supplemented diets. Furthermore, fish oil+butyrate diets resulted in the highest levels of apoptosis and the lowest levels of ACF, while corn oil+butyrate diets resulted in the lowest levels of apoptosis and the highest levels of ACF. Thus, it appears that the protective effect of fish oil+butyrate is due to the unique properties of fish oil, providing an environment in which butyrateÂ?s enhancement of histone acetylation and p21 expression are pro-apoptotic, thereby diminishing pre-neoplastic ACF development.

Covert, Kristy Lynn

2003-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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UE2 Talk Abstracts and Speaker Bios  

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... software quality. Biography Nigel Bevan is head of Usability Services at the National Physical Laboratory in England. He ...

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UES - Residential Efficiency Program | Department of Energy  

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repairs or 550 for performance repairs Air Sealing: 250 Air Sealing andor Attic Insulation: 800 Program Information Funding Source Arizona Corporation Commission Arizona...

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CIP cover 1 and 4.qxd  

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SECURING SECURING OIL AND NATURAL GAS INFRASTRUCTURES IN THE NEW ECONOMY NATIONAL PETROLEUM COUNCIL JUNE 2001 SECURING OIL AND NATURAL GAS INFRASTRUCTURES IN THE NEW ECONOMY NATIONAL PETROLEUM COUNCIL JUNE 2001 SECURING OIL AND NATURAL GAS INFRASTRUCTURES IN THE NEW ECONOMY SECURING OIL AND NATURAL GAS INFRASTRUCTURES IN THE NEW ECONOMY A report by the National Petroleum Council Committee on Critical Infrastructure Protection David J. Lesar, Chair June 2001 NATIONAL PETROLEUM COUNCIL Archie W. Dunham, Chair William A. Wise, Vice Chair Marshall W. Nichols, Executive Director U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Spencer Abraham, Secretary The National Petroleum Council is a federal advisory committee to the Secretary of Energy. The sole purpose of the National Petroleum Council is to advise, inform, and make recommendations

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Call Identifier: CIP-IEE-2009  

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and decentralised production of electricity, heat and cooling, and biofuels, thus supporting the diversification demonstrated impact, involving multipliers such as associations of manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers to biofuels are expected to support the implementation of the RES Directive and the proposed revised Fuel

De Cindio, Fiorella

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CIP cover 1 and 4.qxd  

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the winter of 1999-2000. The reserve was created during the later part of 2000 when heating oil prices were high because of low commercial inventories and cold weather. The...

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Government Day/UE3 Talk Abstracts and Speaker Bios  

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... future "Usability Engineering in Government Systems" events. Biography. Sharon Laskowski Dr. Sharon J. Laskowski is a ...

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The N-end rule degradation pathway : substrate recognition and staged delivery to the CIpAP protease by the CIpS adaptor protein  

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Regulated protein degradation is crucial in the regulation of many physiological processes as well as in protein quality control. In all organisms, ranging from bacteria to mammals, ATP-dependent proteases carry out regulated ...

Román Hernández, Giselle

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Attachment B Format of Internal Department/Agency CIP Plan  

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and key resources (CIKR) and the execution of the $50m per year Buffer Zone Protection grant programme. He is also responsible for developing plans to imple ment multiple CIKR national protection pro grammes for the nation's most critical CIKR. Mr Norman joined DHS in 2004 and started as the Program Manager

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Microsoft Word - S02885_2012 CIP Mound Site  

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Mound Site Mound Site Community Involvement Plan January 2012 LMS/MND/S02885 This page intentionally left blank LMS/MND/S02885 Office of Legacy Management Mound Site Community Involvement Plan January 2012 This page intentionally left blank U.S. Department of Energy Mound Community Involvement Plan January 2012 Doc. No. S02885 Page i Contents Abbreviations .................................................................................................................................. ii 1.0 Introduction ............................................................................................................................1 2.0 Site Description and Background ...........................................................................................1

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Simulation and test: Instruments for Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP)  

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Simulation and evaluation of critical infrastructures for analysis and planning of processes and procedures increasing the robustness and fault tolerance of the overall infrastructure while limiting the overall cost are essential in an environment in ...

W. Schmitz

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft Word - S02885_2012 CIP Mound Site  

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Corporation (see MDC) MSEM Mound Science and Energy Museum (formerly MMA) NCP National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan NPL National Priorities List PRS...

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Certificate Program CIP CD Estimated DE Code On-Time  

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$6420 $600 0021642999904 NA NA NA Medical and Health Services Managers 11-9199 DIVERSITY Practitioner 29-1171 HEALTH INFORMATICS 510701 $6420 $600 0021651070104 NA NA NA Medical and Health Services Managers 11-9111 HEALTH MANAGEMENT 510701 $6420 $600 0021651070104 NA NA NA Medical and Health Services

Massachusetts at Lowell, University of

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3678500_RV10bd_032009_4sprachig_ue:Layout 1  

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... Refer to the chapter entitled "Commissioning" in the hea- ting bath instruction manual! ... 8 Fig. 9 D E Page 19. ? Feed the steam pipe in until it stops. ...

2011-09-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Research directions in the area of USN (ubiquitous sensor network) towards practical UE (ubiquitous environments)  

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“Ubiquitous” has been the key buzzword in the research community as well as in everyday life these days. In Korea, ubiquitous become decorative words for many new products, which has not necessarily enough link to the world of ubiquitous. ...

Young Yong Kim

2006-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Internet: http://ue.eu.int/ E-mail: press.office@consilium.eu.int  

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and Liquefied Natural Gas carriers. It was originally launched as a measure for the period foreseen.............................................................................................................11 REGULATION ON CONSUMER PROTECTION CO-OPERATION ...........................................12 regulation, which are crucial to the success of the relevant Community Action Plans and measures; 5

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WorldCat UMD 2013 -2014 University Libraries lib.umd.edu/ues/guides/worldcatumd  

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) Basic search & results screen Use the Get Started tab to enter your search terms, then click Search: 1; it displays results ranked by whether UMD Libraries own it in addition to the relevance of your search terms.umd.edu Searching from off campus? Go to umaryland.worldcat.org & login at University of Maryland College Park

Gruner, Daniel S.

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WorldCat UMD 2012 -2013 University Libraries lib.umd.edu/ues/guides/  

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.worldcat.org Basic search & results screen Use the Get Started tab to enter your sea 1. Lists the number of results; it displays results to the relevance of your search terms. You may change this to 4. Change your search terms, then click Search: the number of results retrieved (e.g. 1-10 of about 29,949). e which library

Gruner, Daniel S.

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The Flame Doctor (TM) Burner Monitoring System: Demonstration Tests at AmerenUE's Meramec Unit 4  

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Accurate knowledge of individual burner flame quality is essential to advanced boiler management. This is particularly important for advanced low-NOx burners, which are more sensitive to changes in operation and fuel quality than conventional burners. Global emissions monitoring is certainly important for boiler control, but such monitoring can only provide information that has been averaged over many burners and long time scales. Because individual burners can exhibit large differences in emissions and ...

2002-11-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Soft-QCD and UE spectra in pp collisions at very high CM energies (a Snowmass white paper)  

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We make some educated guesses for the extrapolations of typical soft-inclusive (minimum-bias, pileup, underlying-event) observables to proton-proton collisions at center-of-mass energies in the range 13 - 100 TeV. The numbers should be interpreted with (at least) a 10% uncertainty.

Peter Z. Skands

2013-08-13T23:59:59.000Z

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EXTERNAL PEER REVIEW REPORT Sabine-Neches Waterway (SNWW) Channel Improvement Plan (CIP) Draft Feasibility  

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........................................................B-1 LIST OF TABLES Table 1. Schedule Feasibility Report (DFR) and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for proposed improvements to the SNWW Feasibility Report (DFR) and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for proposed improvements to the SNWW

US Army Corps of Engineers

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Solar lease grant program. Technical progress report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Progress on a lease program for the installation of a solar water heater with no installation charge is reported. Information on the announcement of the program, the selection of participants, the contractural agreement, progress on installation of equipment, monitoring, and evaluation is summarized. The status of the budget concerned with the program is announced. Forms used for applications for the program and an announcement from Resource Alternatives for Cilco customers are presented.

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1981-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Slow tilt reversal of the Lesser Himalaya between 1862 and 1992 at 78uE, and bounds to the southeast rupture of the 1905 Kangra  

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, Canada Shree Ram Mulakh Institute of Engineering & Technology, Ambala, India Southern Illinois University

Bilham, Roger

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VISVIP Sphere Slide #4  

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... UE can play an animation of subjects' paths, with speed control. UE can use slider to manually control animation (play forward/backward). ...

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"Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Systems." The...  

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"Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Systems." The CIP Report. Vol 7 No 8 "Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Systems." The CIP Report. Vol 7 No 8...

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Homeland Security Portal  

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... Biological/Radiological/Nuclear/Explosives (CBRNE); Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP); Cybersecurity; National Construction Safety Team ...

2013-05-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Health hazard evaluation report No. HHE-80-233-793, Davis Bessie Nuclear Power Station, Toledo Edison Company, United Engineers and Contractors Company (UE and C), Oak Harbor, Ohio  

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Personal air samples were analyzed and employees were given medical evaluations at Davis Bessie Nuclear Power Station (SIC-4911) in Oak Harbor, Ohio. Requests for evaluation were made by a union representative of the United Engineers and Contractors and a union representative of employees of Toledo Edison Company, working on site at the power station, to evaluate employee skin and scalp problems due to exposure to ceramic wood fibers. Preliminary surveys were conducted on September 24 and 25, 1980 and a follow-up survey was performed on October 16, 1980. Environmental evaluation consisted of gravimetric analyses of personal air samples for airborne ceramic wool fibers. A total of 400 production and maintenance workers and varying numbers of construction workers were exposed to the fibers during installation of insulation which was completed at the time of the survey. The three personal air samples showed no accumulation of particulates and fibers detected were nonrespirable. Medical evaluations were conducted in 52 workers and scalp scrapings were obtained from 43 workers. Thirty seven workers had histories suggestive of irritant dermatitis of the scalp; 24 workers had physical findings consistent with the diagnosis. Of the 43 scalp samples, 18 were contaminated with organisms of the gut, perineum, skin or respiratory tract. Dermatitis was directly related to the history of dust exposure. The authors conclude that a potential health hazard exists for employees from exposure to ceramic wool fiber. Recommendations include provision of handwashing facilities and protective clothing for employees, and installation of an impermeable covering for the ceramic wool fiber.

Cone, J.; Hartle, R.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ARTICLE IN PRESS /typeset2:/sco4/jobs2/ELSEVIER/env/week.32/Penv208.001001ue Aug 28 15:11:20 2001 Page Tue Au  

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. Fearnside, P.M., 1997. Monitoring needs to transform Amazonian forest into a global warming. Might conditions change so that emissions in the future cause more damage than the same quantity, the market would consider the additional costs associated with any extra monitoring (some monitoring would

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Microsoft PowerPoint - Pete H's 2007 SWPA Conf Pres(NWK Proj's Impact Fed Power).ppt  

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AmerenUE, Bagnell Dam AmerenUE, Bagnell Dam FERC Re-licensing Impacts at Harry S. Truman AmerenUE, Bagnell Dam FERC Re-licensing Impacts at Harry S. Truman * FERC recommended AmerenUE initiate discussions with Kansas City District on revising the existing MOA for releases from Truman. * The new FERC license recommended ramp down rates for flood control releases to help prevent bank erosion. * Kansas City District staff met with AmerenUE in late Feb. 2007. * It was explained to AmerenUE that any significant changes to Truman operations would require at least an EA and possibly an EIS. Such an action would be unlikely. Kansas City District US Army Corps of Engineers AmerenUE, Bagnell Dam FERC Re-licensing Impacts at Harry S. Truman AmerenUE, Bagnell Dam FERC Re-licensing Impacts at

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BBOOLLLLEETTTTIINNOO NNOOVVIITT NNUUMMEERROO 6655 MMAARRZZOO--AAPPRRIILLEE 22001122  

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sfruttamento sessuale dei minori e la pornografia minorile. Direttiva 2011/92/UE del Parlamento europeo e del sfruttamento sessuale dei minori e la pornografia minorile: alcune riflessioni sulla Direttiva 2011/93/UE del

Romeo, Alessandro

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The 25th Annual Quest for Excellence Conference Detailed ...  

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... Casey Tate, CIP Director Todd Reck, Water Utilities Director Schneck ... Todd Philbee, Marketing Services Manager Ritz Carlton Hotel Company, LLC ...

2013-04-02T23:59:59.000Z

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L E M A G A Z I N E D E L ' U N I V E R S I T D E M O N S J U I L L E T 1 0 valUeR SOUS  

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www.arts.uOttawa.ca www.programmes.uOttawa.ca 5-279 Linguistique B.A. spécialisé avec majeure en linguistique ­ 120 crédits (4 ans) Total 1re année 2e année 3e année 4e année Total 120 crédits (40 cours) 30) LIN1710 Introduction à la linguistique I : Des mots aux énoncés LIN1720 Introduction à la linguistique

Glineur, François

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Seagate Crystal Reports - Meeti  

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William T. Martin, III. Technical Director. King Fifth Wheel. Paul Mason. UES Software Inc. Wendy Matthews. Capstone Turbine Corp. Gernant E. Maurer.

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Microsoft PowerPoint - Pete H's 2008 SWPA Conf Pres(NWK Proj...  

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PROJECTS IMPACTING FEDERAL POWER KANSAS CITY DISTRICT * AmerenUE's (Bagnell Dam) FERC Re-licensing Impacts, Harry S. Truman Project * Draft Tube Bulkheads and Cylinder Hoists...

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Toxic Substances Control Act Uranium Enrichment Federal Facilities...  

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

Toxic Substance Control Act Uranium Enrichment Federal Facilities Compliance Agreement (TSCA-UE- FFCA), February 20, 1992 State Kentucky Agreement Type Compliance Agreement Legal...

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Toxic Substances Control Act Uranium Enrichment Federal Facilities...  

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

Toxic Substance Control Act Uranium Enrichment Federal Facilities Compliance Agreement (TSCA-UE- FFCA), February 20, 1992 State Ohio Agreement Type Compliance Agreement Legal...

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Albany, OR * Anchorage, AK * Morgantown, WV * Pittsburgh, PA...  

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Unique Low Thermal Conductivity Thermal Barrier Coating (TBC) Architectures-UES Background Gas turbine engines used in integrated gasification combined cycle power plants require...

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April 8, 2013 VIA MAIL Diane Honeycutt National Institute of ...  

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... y y y The MME shall use DIAMETER for retrieval of security data from HSS for UE NAS security (in accordance with 3GPP) y ...

2013-04-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Seeding science, courting conclusions: Reexamining the intersection of science, corporate cash, and the law  

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December 31, 2004 Seeding Science, Courting Conclusionsand William B. Lacy 1983 Science, Agriculture, and thecon?icts in a world of science, val- ues, and blind spots. ”

Freudenburg, W R

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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IBM'S LVCSR SYSTEM FOR TRANSCRIPTION OF ...  

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... For both the PE and UE tests, iter- ative MLLR is used to adapt the baseline robust model for both the speaker and the F-condition. ...

2011-08-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Composites for Thermal Applications - Programmaster.org  

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Oct 9, 2012... Christopher Crouse, UES, Inc.; Indrajit Charit, University of Idaho ... is 530 W/ mK, which is a 50% increase over the baseline copper material.

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Wireless System Considerations When Implementing NERC Critical  

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Wireless System Considerations When Implementing NERC Critical Wireless System Considerations When Implementing NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection Standards Wireless System Considerations When Implementing NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection Standards Energy asset owners are facing a monumental challenge as they address compliance with the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Standards (CIP-002 through CIP-009). The increased use of wireless technologies and their introduction into control center networks and field devices compound this challenge, as ambiguity exists regarding the applicability of the CIP requirements to wireless networking technologies. Wireless System Considerations When Implementing NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection Standards More Documents & Publications

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4th Cybersecurity Framework Workshop: Pre-Workshop ...  

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... Cybersecurity Presidential Policy Directive 21: Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Page 4. ... 53, DOE ES C2M2, NERC CIPs) 18 ...

2013-09-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Ethan Frome  

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of the cellulosome (13, 14). Molecular simulations are helpful for gaining a deeper understanding of the function and versatility of the CipA assembly. Knowing the enzymatic...

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DSW_RMR Meter Policy  

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provided by a public landline or cellular telephone, utility internal phone circuit or network TCPIP. If direct, shared, remote access is prohibited by NERC CIP requirements or a...

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Development of a Production Technique for P/M Alloy 625 Clad Low ...  

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duced defect-free in practical production facilities through the P/M CIP-Extrusion process. These pipes exhibited appro- priate mechanical properties, excellent.

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Framework Working Example 1  

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... 2, KNOW, Asset Management, Hardware Device/Software Inventory, ISO/IEC 27001 ISO/IEC 27002 HITRUST NERC CIP Electricity Sub-sector ...

2013-07-05T23:59:59.000Z

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RFI Comments - GridWise Alliance  

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... on building the most secure environment; companies also ... NERC CIP cyber security requirements and ... NRC for the nation's nuclear fleet currently ...

2013-04-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Additive Manufacturing and Novel Consolidation of Powder Materials  

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Mar 6, 2013 ... Novel Synthesis and Consolidation of Powder Materials : Additive ... HIP and CIP -Sinter techniques do not need lubricants that can react with ...

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RFI Comments - SCE  

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... in the DoD/DIB and the Enhanced Cybersecurity Services ... Planning o CIP-009-3 Recovery Plans for ... 1 Component " - Shipping Oil Component ~ . ...

2013-04-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Drought Tolerance in Quercus douglasii in the California Mediterranean Savanna: A study of photosynthetic functional responses, limitations, and changes during annual seasonal drought  

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Osuna, Jessica Lee

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling Techniques and Numerical Solution Algorithms for ...  

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... 2 1 26 Page 28. Analysis Monte-Carlo: ))() hp h h hp uE uE uEuE uEuE , rrc p 1 2 uEhc )|(| 2 1 uEhc )|(| 2 1 ))( )( h s h h h s ...

2010-06-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Trapped nonneutral plasmas, liquids, and crystals (the thermal equilibrium states)  

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be successfully located by searching only a subinterval of the com- putational domain which is clear of any containing the edge series, ue, and nonlinear enhance- ment, nle. The location of the edges are returnedDetect.findEdges(double[] f, double J, int Q, double[] ue, double[] nle, Vector d, int eta) The findEdges method in class edge

California at San Diego, University of

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Trichoderma genes  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Described herein are novel gene sequences isolated from Trichoderma reesei. Two genes encoding proteins comprising a cellulose binding domain, one encoding an arabionfuranosidase and one encoding an acetylxylanesterase are described. The sequences, CIP1 and CIP2, contain a cellulose binding domain. These proteins are especially useful in the textile and detergent industry and in pulp and paper industry.

Foreman, Pamela (Los Altos, CA); Goedegebuur, Frits (Vlaardingen, NL); Van Solingen, Pieter (Naaldwijk, NL); Ward, Michael (San Francisco, CA)

2012-06-19T23:59:59.000Z

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QAMF-002_ACourse Registry/Review Schedule Intitial Release D  

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2_ACourse Registry/Review Schedule 2_ACourse Registry/Review Schedule Intitial Release D E A B C Revision History: Rev. Description of Change [N/A Referenced Documents: Parent Document: QAMF-002 Rev. A Approvers: Melissa Otero Document Owner: Elizabeth Sousa Backup Owner: Notify of Changes: EOTA - Business Form Document Title: QAMP-002 Project/Course Maintenance Process Document Number: Course Registry/Review Schedule EOTA Employees Melissa Otero QAMF-002_ACourse Registry/Review Schedule CIP100D Introduction to Analytical Risk Management CIP101DW DOE/NNSA Asset Overview (formerly RAP-165DW) CIP110DW Vehicle Bomb Search Methods CIP300DC Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD): Training CIP400DC Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD): Training Exercises CMP101DW Operations Overview of Consequence Management CMP104DW Health and Safety Orientation

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R u e d e l a L o i 1 7 5 B 1 0 4 8 B R U S S E L S T e l . : + 3 2 ( 0 ) 2 2 8 5 8 2 3 9 / 6 3 1 9 F a x : + 3 2 ( 0 ) 2 2 8 5 8 0 2 6 press.office@consilium.eu.int http://ue.eu.int/Newsroom  

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) EU-U.S. JOINT PROGRAMME OF WORK ON THE NONPROLIFERATION OF WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION Washington, 20. Building Global Support for Nonproliferation: We will enhance information sharing, discuss assessments of proliferation risks, and work together to broaden global support for and participation in nonproliferation

Sussex, University of

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Influence of faults on groundwater flow and transport at Yucca Mountain, Nevada  

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test well USW H- 6, Yucca Mountain area, Nye County, Nevada,by test well UE- 25p#1, Yucca Mountain Area, Nye County,assessment for Yucca Mountain-SNL second interation (TSPA-

Cohen, Andrew J.B.; Sitar, Nicholas

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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.':....... E ::tl:-;,1 tCl ..:. it~~L~i i~1\\]\\.. ::! tJ_G:.~'-;jOl··S is f\\l;....!liE~ >~:ci ):..r u:~"~E ot'1

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Power Politics: The Political Economy of Russia's Electricity Sector Liberalization  

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Sayano-Shushenskaia Hydroelectric Power Plant is Siberia’s only large power plant in which UES (and now Hydro-OGK’s)important regional power plants. 424 As with the conflict

Wenle, Susanne Alice

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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cctoday_summer_2007_for_web.indd  

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drying characteristics. The full boiler dryer system uses plant cooling water and fl ue gas as the major heating medium. Water drawn from the cooling tower captures heat from the...

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2000 TMS Annual Meeting Program  

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Mar 13, 2000 ... 12:00noon-1:30pm. Convention Center, Lincoln C. 333 ..... Peter M. Hazzledine1; 1UES Inc., 4401 Dayton-Xenia Rd., Dayton,. OH 45432 USA.

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Social & Cultural Geography, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2002 Fear of the city 18821967: Edward Hopper and the  

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refer- ences to the joys of nature and the moral superiority of rural life. As Beauregard (1993: 14 val- ues that provide the foundation of a moral existence' (Beauregard 1993: 15). A negative discourse

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P LUS: A DVENT URES I N VET ERI NA RY M EDI CI NE s T RA NSF O R MI N G D A I RY FA R MS Boosting the  

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doxycycline make a difference? Maybe, but here was the catch: To slow IMHA's destruction of red blood cells- tion. How to get out of this catch-22? Start the doxycycline but "contin- ue to treat the IMHA because

Tufts University

100

Poem for U.S. Griots  

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fl'cm '"" gop. fill' tho pcoe a:rtd ltappi.nue POl' tlto -.Uquoloe eo.w-illc I , _ leah a:rtd foNVOl' 291. gt<Ue """''

Davis, Dalili

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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101

Power Politics: The Political Economy of Russia's Electricity Sector Liberalization  

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Irkutsk, 2002 and Burgansky, "Hydro Power: Super-Profits orplant in which UES (and now Hydro-OGK’s) and the federal1999. Burgansky, Alexander. "Hydro Power: Super-Profits or

Wenle, Susanne Alice

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Joint Development of Coated Conductor and Low Cost Thin Film Solar Cells: Cooperative Research and Development Final Report, CRADA Number CRD-007-213  

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UES plans on developing CIGS thin films by using Metal Organic Deposition (MOD) technique as it is a low-cost, non-vacuum method for scale-up to large area PV modules. NREL will support UES, Inc. through expert processing, characterization and device fabrication. NREL scientists will also help develop a processing phase diagram which includes composition, film thickness, annealing temperature and ambient conditions. Routine measurements of devices and materials will be done under NREL's core support project.

Bhattacharya, R.

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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21/6/2013 Toutes les informations donnes sur cette page sont indicatives et n'ont pas de valeur contractuelle LICENCE LETTRES ET ARTS PARCOURS THETRE  

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Littérature française du 19Úme siÚcle (3 ECTS) 6 UE 2 Fondamentale Linguistique Grammaire de la phrase simple Fondamentale Linguistique CM Introduction à la linguistique (2 ECTS) Grammaire de la phrase complexe (3 ECTS) 5 linguistique 3 UE 3 Fondamentale Littérature francophone CM Domaines littéraires francophones (3 ECTS) TD

Pravda-Starov, Karel

104

Pressurized Water Reactor Fuel Cleaning Using Advanced Ultrasonics  

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EPRI Ultrasonic Fuel Cleaning Technology (patent pending) was successfully qualified and demonstrated in the field at AmerenUE Callaway Plant under joint sponsorship of the EPRI Robust Fuel Program, Working Group 1 Fuel/Water Chemistry, and an AmerenUE Tailored Collaboration. In October 1999, the project team cleaned sixteen reload assemblies, which are currently undergoing re-irradiation in Cycle 11 at Callaway Plant. The assemblies show no evidence to date of any adverse fuel performance as a consequen...

2000-11-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Version_0and1_Matrix_of_Requirements_by_Function_06Mar07 AND...  

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GOP IA LSE PA PSE RC RP RRO RSG TO TOP TP TSP NERCNet CIP-002-1 R3. 612006 Critical Cyber Asset Identification - Using the list of Critical Assets developed pursuant to...

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International Potato Center POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT  

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International Potato Center POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Ref.: 10-35/PDG/IRS/HQ Post ­Doctoral Appointment, Peru. The Center: CIP is a not-for-profit international agricultural research organization

Wang, Z. Jane

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Lessons to Learn for U.S. Electric Grid Critical Infrastructure Protection: Organizational Challenges for Utilities in Identification of Critical Assets and Adequate Security Measures  

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The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved the first critical infrastructure protection (CIP) standards for transmission and generation providers in January 2008. These standards require utilities to implement cyber security measures ...

Brian McKay

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

108

Aviation System Performance Measures  

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Improvement Program (STIP). In order to provide aCIP was taken out of the STIP and is now an independenton the same schedule as the STIP. Recent legislation (Senate

Gosling, Geoffrey D.

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

109

Current Icing Potential: Algorithm Description and Comparison with Aircraft Observations  

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The “current icing potential” (CIP) algorithm combines satellite, radar, surface, lightning, and pilot-report observations with model output to create a detailed three-dimensional hourly diagnosis of the potential for the existence of icing and ...

Ben C. Bernstein; Frank McDonough; Marcia K. Politovich; Barbara G. Brown; Thomas P. Ratvasky; Dean R. Miller; Cory A. Wolff; Gary Cunning

2005-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electronic Structure and Transport in Magnetic Multilayers  

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ORNL assisted Seagate Recording Heads Operations in the development of CIPS pin Valves for application as read sensors in hard disk drives. Personnel at ORNL were W. H. Butler and Xiaoguang Zhang. Dr. Olle Heinonen from Seagate RHO also participated. ORNL provided codes and materials parameters that were used by Seagate to model CIP GMR in their heads. The objectives were to: (1) develop a linearized Boltzmann transport code for describing CIP GMR based on realistic models of the band structure and interfaces in materials in CIP spin valves in disk drive heads; (2) calculate the materials parameters needed as inputs to the Boltzmann code; and (3) transfer the technology to Seagate Recording Heads.

None

2008-02-18T23:59:59.000Z

111

Substrate selection by the ClpXP protease : a tail of destruction  

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(cont.) sites for CIpA and SspB; this spatial arrangement of signals allows for efficient modulation of proteolysis of ssrA-tagged proteins. Finally, additional substrates whose degradation may be regulated by the adaptor ...

Flynn, Julia M., 1976-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solar-hot-water-heater lease program  

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Ten domestic hot-water solar systems were installed, leased to homeowners, and monitored for two years. All of the systems were installed as back-ups to electric water heaters. The systems consist of two to four collectors, a solar storage tank (as well as the existing non-solar heater), and a heat exchanger package. Eight are three-collector systems, one is a four-collector and one a two-collector system. The systems were sized according to family size and predicted hot water demand. The monitoring consists of a separate KW reading on the non-solar water heater, a reading of gallons of how water consumed, and hot and cold outlet temperatures. The purpose for the study was fourfold: (1) to determine the level of acceptance by the general public of solar water heaters if available on a lease rather than a purchase basis; (2) to measure the actual energy savings to the average homeowner in central Illinois with a solar water heater; (3) to measure the potential reduction of Cilco's energy production requirements, should there be widespread utilization of these systems; and (4) to determine the feasibility of an entrepreneur making these systems available on a rental basis and remaining a going concern. The results of this study indicate that the leasing of solar equipment to homeowners has a more widespread acceptance than the direct purchase of such systems. Homeowners, however, do not want to spend as much money on monthly lease payments as the supplier of the equipment would deem necessary. This seriously questions the feasibility of an entrepreneurial leasing program.

Rutherford, S.

1983-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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New directions in photonics simulation: Lanczos recursion and finite-difference time-domain  

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Computational Integrated Photonics (CIP) is the area of computational physics that treats the propagation of light in optical fibers and in integrated optical circuits. The purpose of integrated photonics simulation is to develop the computational tools that will support the design of photonic and optoelectronic integrated devices. CIP has, in general, two thrusts: (1) predictive models of photonic device behavior that can be used reliably to enhance significantly the speed with which designs axe optimized for development applications, and (2) to further our ability to describe the linear and nonlinear processes that occur - and can be exploited - in real photonic devices. Experimental integrated optics has been around for over a decade with much of the work during this period. centered on proof-of-principle devices that could be described using simple analytic and numerical models. Recent advances in material growths, photolithography, and device complexity have conspired to reduce significantly the number of devices that can be designed with simple models and to increase dramatically the interest in CIP. In the area of device design, CIP is viewed as critical to understanding device behavior and to optimization. In the area of propagation physics, CIP is an important tool in the study of nonlinear processes in integrated optical devices and fibers. In this talk I will discuss two of the new directions we have been investigating in CIP: Lanczos recursion and finite-difference time-domain.

Hawkins, R.J.; McLeod, R.R.; Kallman, J.S.; Ratowsky, R.P.; Feit, M.D.; Fleck, J.A. Jr.

1992-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Outcome and Prognostic Factors in Endometrial Stromal Tumors: A Rare Cancer Network Study  

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Purpose: To provide further understanding regarding outcome and prognostic factors of endometrial stromal tumors (EST). Methods and Materials: A retrospective analysis was performed on the records of 59 women diagnosed with EST and treated with curative intent between 1983 and 2007 in the framework of the Rare Cancer Network. Results: Endometrial stromal sarcomas (ESS) were found in 44% and undifferentiated ESS (UES) in 49% of the cases. In 7% the grading was unclear. Of the total number of patients, 33 had Stage I, 4 Stage II, 20 Stage III, and 1 presented with Stage IVB disease. Adjuvant chemotherapy was administered to 12 patients, all with UES. External-beam radiotherapy (RT) was administered postoperatively to 48 women. The median follow-up was 41.4 months. The 5-year overall survival (OS) rate was 96.2% and 64.8% for ESS and UES, respectively, with a corresponding 5-year disease-free survival (DFS) rate of 49.4% and 43.4%, respectively. On multivariate analysis, adjuvant RT was an independent prognostic factor for OS (p = 0.007) and DFS (p = 0.013). Locoregional control, DFS, and OS were significantly associated with age ({60 years), grade (ESS vs. UES), and International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics stage (I-II vs. III-IV). Positive lymph node staging had an impact on OS (p < 0.001). Conclusion: The prognosis of ESS differed from that of UES. Endometrial stromal sarcomas had an excellent 5-year OS, whereas the OS in UES was rather low. However, half of ESS patients had a relapse. For this reason, adjuvant treatment such as RT should be considered even in low-grade tumors. Multicenter randomized studies are still warranted to establish clear guidelines.

Schick, Ulrike, E-mail: Ulrike.schick@icr.ac.uk [Department of Radiation Oncology, University Hospital, Geneva (Switzerland); Bolukbasi, Yasmin [Department of Radiation Oncology, Ege University Hospital, Izmir (Turkey); Thariat, Juliette [Department of Radiation Oncology, Antoine Lacassagne Center, Nice (France); Abdah-Bortnyak, Roxolyana; Kuten, Abraham [Department of Radiation Oncology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa (Israel); Igdem, Sefik [Department of Radiation Oncology, Metropolitan Hospital, Istanbul (Turkey); Caglar, Hale [Department of Radiation Oncology, Marmara University Hospital, Istanbul (Turkey); Ozsaran, Zeynep [Department of Radiation Oncology, Ege University Hospital, Izmir (Turkey); Loessl, Kristina [Department of Radiation Oncology, University Hospital, Bern (Switzerland); Schleicher, Ursula [Department of Radiation Oncology, Dueren Hospital, Dueren (Germany); Zwahlen, Daniel [Department of Radiation Oncology, William Buckland Radiotherapy Centre, Melbourne (Australia); Villette, Sylviane [Department of Radiation Oncology, Rene Huguenin Center, Saint-Cloud (France); Vees, Hansjoerg [Department of Radiation Oncology, University Hospital, Geneva (Switzerland); Department of Radiation Oncology, Sion Hospital, Sion (Switzerland)

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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01 - 7110 of 9,640 results. 01 - 7110 of 9,640 results. Download The CIP Report, Vol.11, No. 2 (August 2012): Smart Grid Security The August 2012 issue of The CIP Report highlights the significance of and the challenges to securing the smart grid, with contributions from DOE's Hank Kenchington, Progress Energy, Schweitzer... http://energy.gov/oe/downloads/cip-report-vol11-no-2-august-2012-smart-grid-security Download PSH-11-0002- In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing The administrative review proceeding began with the issuance of a Notification Letter to the Individual. See 10 C.F.R. 710.21. The letter informed the Individual that information in the possession of the DOE created a substantial doubt concerning her eligibility for a security clearance. Specifically, the Local Security Office (LSO)

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Exchange of Type II Dockerin-Containing Subunits of the C. thermocellum Cellulosome as Revealed by SNAP-tags  

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Clostridium thermocellum is a thermophilic anaerobic bacterium which efficiently hydrolyzes and metabolizes cellulose to ethanol through the action of its cellulosome, a multiprotein enzymatic complex. A fluorescent protein probe, consisting of a type II dockerin module fused to a SNAP-tag, was developed in order to gain insight into the quaternary configuration of the cellulosome and to investigate the effect of deleting cipA, the protein scaffold on which the cellulosome is built. Fluorescence microscopy suggested that the probe had localized to polycellulosomal protuberances on the cell surface. Surprisingly, fluorescence intensity did not substantially change in the cipA deletion mutants. Sequential labeling experiments suggested that this was a result of bound type II dockerins from CipA being replaced by unbound type II dockerins from the fluorophore-SNAP-XDocII probe. This mechanism of dockerin exchange could represent an efficient means for modifying cellulosome composition.

Waller, Benjamin [Dartmouth College; Olson, Daniel G. [Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth; Currie, Devin [Dartmouth College; Guss, Adam M [ORNL; Lynd, Lee R [Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft Word - Wireless Automation World for OE FINAL.doc  

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

Automation World Features New White Paper on Wireless Security, Interviews Authors Automation World Features New White Paper on Wireless Security, Interviews Authors April 16, 2009 The April 2009 issue of Automation World magazine features the white paper Wireless Systems Considerations When Implementing NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection Standards. The paper addresses wireless protection issues arising from requirements of the Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Standards for the electricity sector, developed by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC). The CIP standards require entities to monitor and control all electronic access to a company's electronic security perimeter, but this requirement becomes difficult to implement when it

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Semester: WS 2011/2012 UnivIS -Lehrveranstaltungsplan  

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Ă?bungen Allgemeine und Anorganische Chemie fĂŒr Molecular Life Science (Weimar) AM 4 Physik I (UE), Gruppe Anorganische Chemie fĂŒr Molecular Life Science (14tg.) (Pulz) Kurssaal Chemie Do Allgemeine Chemie (LS1100 Allgemeine und Anorganische Chemie fĂŒr Molecular Life Science (14tg.) (Pulz) Kurssaal Chemie Kurs Biologie

Groppe, Sven

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OPTIMIZING THE MUON COLLIDER CAPTURE TARGET & FRONT END  

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[T] Field map calculated from coil current densiUes using Icool grid rou length =5-7 m- B=20-1.5 & 2.5 T Target SC Magnets Field Map 0 5 10 15 20 25 Z/25/13 6 Tracking 1E5 muons through decay channel -10 cells (50 m) Transmission

McDonald, Kirk

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OPTIMIZING THE MUON COLLIDER CAPTURE TARGET & FRONT END  

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[T] Field map calculated from coil current densiUes using Icool grid rou Transmission: Constant 1.5 Solenoid Field %67 Field map from realisUc coils taper length =7 m- B=20-1.5 T Target SC Magnets Field Map 0 5 10 15 20 25 Z [m

McDonald, Kirk

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HisLeuThrProGlu GluLysSerAlaValThrAla  

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H Leu­Thr­ ­orP ­ulG Glu­Lys­ ­reS Ala­Val ­Thr­Ala­Leu­Thr­Trp­Gly­Lys­Val­Asn­Val ­Asp­Ser­Ala­Val­Thr­Ala­Leu­Thr­Trp ­Val­Asp­Glu­Val­Gly­Gly­Glu­Ala­Leu ­ ­laV ­laV ­rhT ­ryT ­orP ­rhT ­prT ­rhT ­nlG grA ­Phe­Leu­Thr­Tyr­Gln­Leu­Glu­Asn­Thr­Tyr­Cys ­Asn ­teM ­alA ­ueL ­rhT ­prT ­teM ­grA ­ueL ­ueL ­orP ­ue

Drmota, Michael

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The Spectral Signal Processing Suite Scott A. Sarra  

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be successfully located by searching only a subinterval of the computational domain which is clear of any, nle. The location of the edges are returned in the Vector d. The Vector of edges can be used as input to the postprocessing methods. edgeDetect.findEdges(double[] f, double J, int Q, double[] ue, double[] nle, Vector d

Sarra, Scott A.

123

Water Challenges for Geologic Carbon Capture and Sequestration  

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water usage occurs in the air separation and ?ue gas con-and usage for various fossil power plants (from DOE-NETL 2007b). GE, CoP (E-gas) andusage for various fossil plants (from DOE-NETL 2007a). E-Gas,

Newmark, Robin L.; Friedmann, Samuel J.; Carroll, Susan A.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NEW CONCEPTS FOR EXPLOSION ALLEVIATION IN SHRED-FIRST SOLID WASTE PLANTS  

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had installed in the New CasUe, Delaware Plant were designed to withstand 20 psi; they were in stalled-explosion deSign that can be guaranteed to eliminate damage from explosions in solid waste plalHs that shred by a cutoff blade on centrifugal fans. The installation of the "air gate" provides a positive downflow

Columbia University

125

TRAITEMENT DES EFFLUENTS WASTE TREATMENT  

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TRAITEMENT DES EFFLUENTS WASTE TREATMENT Anaerobic digestion of pig manure B. DE LA FARGE MichÚle properties of the methanized effluemt are preserved. A trial on anaerobic digestion of untreated pig manure technique du Porc, Station expérimentale, Les CabriÚre.l, 12200 Villefranche-de-Rouer/(ue Frctnce Anaerobic

Recanati, Catherine

126

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Freckle Formation in Superalloys  

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production of freckling in superalloy castings, made directionally in a Bridgemau furnace capable of producing DS castings in which the ..... developed by UES Inc. , Dayton, OH, USA. 14. ... Alloys for Gas Turbines 1986”, eds. W. Betz et al, .... # Oil. #009. 1435. 1435. 1500. 1500. 1400. 1465. 1400. 1465. 1400. 1435. 1500.

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Disseminated `jigsaw piece' dolomite in Upper Jurassic shelf sandstones, Central North Sea: an example of cement growth  

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of Geology and Geophysics, University of Edinburgh, Grant Institute, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JW, UK àIsotope §Department of Geology and Petroleum Geology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB24 3UE, UK ABSTRACT Unusual by late diagenetic ankerite, and bulk samples display stable isotope compositions that lie on a mixing

Haszeldine, Stuart

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Submitted to The Astrophysical Journal Preprint typeset using L A T E X style emulateapj v. 19/02/01  

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, the electron- deuteron unpolarized elastic differential cross section can be written as ds dV sNS A Q2 1 B Q2 tan2 ue 2 , (1) where sNS is the Mott cross section multiplied by the deuteron recoil factor [5], Q

132

Life Cycle Management Plan for Main Generator and Exciter at Callaway Nuclear Plant: Generic Version  

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As the electric power industry becomes more competitive, life cycle management (LCM) of systems, structures, and components (SSCs) becomes more important to keep nuclear power plants economically viable throughout their remaining licensed operating terms, whether 40 or 60 years. This report provides Ameren UE with an optimized LCM plan for the main generator and exciter at Callaway Plant.

2003-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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NOAA/NMFS Developments NOAA Funds Major Alaskan Marine Studies  

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from outer continental shelf oil and gas exploration and development. RESEARCH CONTINUED ON OIL impacts of oil exploration and development activities on Alaska's outer continental shelf. BASELINE University (OSU) at Corvallis to contin ue research on the effects of oil spills on fish, shellfish, marine

135

The art of CIIP strategy: tacking stock of content and processes  

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This chapter analyses and compares CI(I)P and cybersecurity strategies to discover key issues, developments, and trends and to make recommendations about strategy making in the field of CIIP. To this end, it will first define CIP, CIIP and cybersecurity. ... Keywords: cybersecurity policy, protection goals, public-private partnerships, strategy process, threat perception

Myriam Dunn Cavelty; Manuel Suter

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Acronyms and Abbreviations APWA American Public Works Association  

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Brigadier General CALTRANS California Department of Transportation CDRG Catastrophic Disaster Response Group CIP Cataloging in Publication CRC Crisis Response Cell DAC Disaster Application Center DCO Disaster Control Officer DFO Disaster Field Office DOD Department of Defense DOMS Directorate of Military Support

US Army Corps of Engineers

137

The mission of the Progressive Agriculture Safety Day is to make life safer and healthier  

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·Purchasing ·Vehicle Fleet Management ·Safety ·Resource Office · Project Management · JOC · Architectural & Engineering Srvcs · Planning & Training · CADD Services · Utility Locates · CIP / DFM · Custodial · Vehicle Garage · Vehicle Rental · Fuel Station · Solid Waste · Collection · Recycling · CHACP I & II · Utilities

Castillo, Steven P.

138

Complexity and Efficiency in Repeated Games and Negotiation  

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available to player i given his role k and a corresponding partial history d ? Dik. Thus, we have Cip(d) = { ?2 if d = ? Ai if d = (xi, N) and Cir(d) = { {Y,N} if d = xj Ai if d = (xj, N) Let H t = E Ś · · · Ś E? ?? ? t times be the set of all possible...

Lee, Jihong; Sabourian, Hamid

2004-06-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Methodology for Fleet Deployment Decisions  

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Utilities can apply a rigorous, optimized methodology for creating deployment plans for their fossil power plants. These deployment plans maximize corporate-wide value under various business environments. Case studies at Consolidated Edison of New York and Central Illinois Public Service Company (CIPS) refined the approach and confirmed its merit for evaluating fleet deployment decisions.

1995-04-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Improved visual detection of moving objects in astronomical images using color intensity projections with hue cycling  

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While fully automated methods for detecting faint moving objects in astronomical images - such as Kuiper belt objects (KBOs) - are constantly improving, visual detection still has a role to play especially when the fixed background is cluttered with stars. Color intensity projections (CIPs) using hue cycling - which combines a sequence of greyscale images into a single color image - aids in the visual detection of moving objects by highlighting them using color in an intuitive way. To demonstrate the usefulness of CIPs in detecting faint moving objects a sequence of 16 images from the SuprimeCam camera of the Subaru telescope were combined into a CIPs image. As well has making even faint moving objects easier to visually detect against a cluttered background, CCD artefacts were also more easily recognisable. The new Hyper SuprimeCam for the Subaru telescope - which will allow many short exposure images to be acquired with little dead time between images - should provide ideal data for use with the CIPs algori...

Cover, Keith S

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Logs / Meeting Minutes Index  

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Logs / Meeting Minutes Logs / Meeting Minutes This page supplies links to the various logs and meeting minutes that are pertinent to the UES Group. FC Shift Log An ORACLE database tool used by the Floor Coordinators to record events that occur on the Experiment Hall Floor. FC Shift Log (Pubic View) Members of the APS Computer Network can use this link to view the FC Shift Log. MCR Shift Log An ORACLE database tool used by the MCR Operators to record events that occur relating to the operation of the Accelerating Systems. MCR Operator Message History The MCR Operator message for the past 72 hours are recorded for reference. UES Meeting Minutes The weekly User ESH Support group meeting minutes are recorded for reference. Also included are AOD-EOS and AOD-EFO meeting minutes. APS Radiation Safety PnP Committee Minutes

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Utility Battery Storage Systems Program Report for FY92  

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This report documents the fiscal year 1992 activities of the, Utility Battery Storage Systems Program (UBS) of the US Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Energy Management (OEM). The UBS program is conducted by Sandia National Laboratories (SNL). UBS is responsible for the engineering development of integrated battery systems for use in utility-energy-storage (UES) and other stationary applications. Development is accomplished primarily through cost-shared contracts with industrial organizations. An important part of the development process is the identification, analysis, and characterization of attractive UES applications. UBS is organized into five projects: Utility Battery Systems Analyses; Battery Systems Engineering; Zinc/Bromine; Sodium/Sulfur; Supplemental Evaluations and Field Tests. The results of the Utility Systems Analyses are used to identify several utility-based applications for which battery storage can effectively solve existing problems. The results will also specify the engineering requirements for widespread applications and motivate and define needed field evaluations of full-size battery systems.

Butler, P.C.

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Alternative Fuels Data Center: Maps and Data  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (EERE)

Biofuels Production Biofuels Production All Categories Vehicles AFVs and HEVs Fuel Consumption and Efficiency Vehicle Market Driving Patterns Fuels & Infrastructure Fuel Trends Emissions Alternative Fueling Stations Idle Reduction Transportation Infrastructure Biofuels Production Laws & Incentives Regulated Fleets Federal Fleets State & Alt Fuel Providers Clean Cities Vehicles Petroleum Use Reduction Program OR Go Sort by: Category Most Recent Most Popular 17 results Generated_thumb20130810-31804-ue59qa Advanced Fuels RFS2 Mandates and Consumption Generated_thumb20130810-31804-ue59qa Last update August 2012 View Graph Graph Download Data Biofuelsatlas BioFuels Atlas Biofuelsatlas BioFuels Atlas is an interactive map for comparing biomass feedstocks and biofuels by location. This tool helps users select from and apply biomass

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Beschluss der Studienkommission Lehramt Mathematik, Darstellende Geometrie, Physik und Chemie an der TU Wien vom 25.1.02; korrigiert und ergnzt am 27.6.02, 26.6.03, 21.6.04,  

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1 Beschluss der Studienkommission Lehramt Mathematik, Darstellende Geometrie, Physik und Chemie Datenverarbeitung fĂŒr Physiker I UE 2 Organische Chemie fĂŒr LPH oder Anorganische Chemie fĂŒr LPH VO 2 VO 2 Chemie;7 Unterrichtsfach Chemie alt neu (ab WS 01/02) Mathematik fĂŒr Chemiker I VO 4,0 Mathematik fĂŒr Chemiker I VO 3

Gruber, Peter M.

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Linguistique Des mots et Des hommes  

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Linguistique Des mots et Des hommes Le jour oĂč le LĂ©man s'est soulevĂ© RaphaĂ«l grandeur natureTo DE CoUvErTUrE: TAGXEDo.CoM 12 ­ 29 DOSSIER LINGUISTIqUE: DES MOTS ET DES HOMMES -- A l'occasion du, prĂ©sentation des enjeux de cet Ă©vĂ©nement -- ConsidĂ©rĂ© comme le fondateur de la linguistique moderne, Ferdinand

Loewith, Robbie

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Publ. RIMS, Kyoto Univ. ** (2004), 000--000  

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on the Euclidean spaces (see [2, 4, 35, 38, 49] etc. for details). Thus, it is natural and important to search \\Gamma1 (t) t if h(C 3 R(x; y)) Ćž t: (NLE(h)) ffl For A ae X, let TA be the first exit time from A, i) (E ; F) satisfies (UV D). (2) (E ; F) satisfies (UE(h)) and (NLE(h)). If we further assume

Kumagai, Takashi

147

Dijet production, collision centrality and backgrounds in high-energy p-p collisions  

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Two aspects of high-energy \\pp collisions share common phenomenological elements: (a) A correlation between jet production and \\pp centrality is suggested by the transverse partonic structure of hadrons inferred from deep-inelastic scattering data. (b) The {\\em underlying event} (UE) is defined as the final-state particles complementary to a triggered high-energy dijet. An observable common to both topics is variation of so-called {\\em transverse multiplicity} $N_\\perp$ with a $p_{t,trig}$ dijet trigger. We test assumptions associated with \\pp collision centrality and the UE. We determine the nature of the UE and explore the relation between jet production and \\pp centrality. We use the {\\em two-component model} (TCM) of spectra and correlations derived from 200 GeV \\pp collisions to construct a simulated particle distribution on $(p_t,n_{ch})$ to predict the $N_\\perp$ response to $p_{t,trig}$. The $p_t$ spectrum TCM combined in this analysis with measured minimum-bias \\pp angular correlations suggests that the UE includes a substantial contribution from the triggered dijet in addition to the contribution from projectile fragmentation (beam-beam remnants). The jet contribution to $N_\\perp$ may represent a universal large-angle base common to all dijets that extends across $2\\pi$ azimuth. The analysis further suggests that \\pp centrality is not controlled significantly by $p_{t,trig}$ but may be correlated to some extent with an imposed $n_{ch}$ condition, depending on the role of fluctuations. Future correlation studies may better determine the role of \\pp centrality. These results may have implications for ongoing RHIC analysis and LHC searches for physics beyond the standard model.

Thomas A. Trainor

2012-10-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Analise Matematica III 1 o semestre de 2002/2003  

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Â?atica da semana de 18/11/2002) 1. Num reactor nuclear a temperatura t da Â?agua de refrigeraÂ?cÂ?ao, a pressÂ?ao p nas paredes do reactor, e a quantidade de urÂ?anio u no interior do reactor, satisfazem as seguintes relaÂ?cÂ?oes # # # t 2 + 8ue p = 5, ut 3 + p 8u = -1. No estado actual do reactor estas vari

Godinho, Leonor

149

Nondestructive Evaluation: NDE for High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Pipe for Cold Fusion  

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Over the past several years, the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) has been investigating nondestructive evaluation (NDE) techniques to volumetrically examine butt fusion joints in high density polyethylene (HDPE) piping. The interest in this comes from AmerenUE’s Callaway Plant and Duke Energy‘s Catawba Plant both submitting relief requests to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for using HDPE in place of carbon steel piping in Section III, Class 3 systems in accordance with Code Case N-...

2009-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

150

Flame Doctor for Cyclone Boilers  

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This development program was designed to enhance monitoring and diagnostic technology for cyclone furnaces using the Flame Doctor combustion diagnostic system. First developed for wall-fired pulverized-coal burner systems and boilers, Flame Doctor allows simultaneous, continuous monitoring and evaluation of each burner in a boiler using signals from optical flame scanners. An initial feasibility test conducted at the AmerenUE Sioux cyclone boiler indicated Flame Doctor technology could be extended to cyc...

2007-12-12T23:59:59.000Z

151

The NRS Transect 11:2 (fall 1993)  

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~u-es alfl pate;uJ aAe\\{ ~OIO! q pue I~olo -a~ 'at1! W1p JoaAHeu JOuoHeJo:jsaJ pill! ~OIO;)a a\\fl ~UHe~ -HS;}AU! s~OJd4M-, .aAJasa~ a»ow a4~ a4~ '~OIo:>a anb! Ull sAuno:> a4~ Jo

UC Natural Reserve System

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nevada National Security Site 2010 Data Report: Groundwater Monitoring Program Area 5 Radioactive Waste Management Site  

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This report is a compilation of the groundwater sampling results from the Area 5 Radioactive Waste Management Site (RWMS). The data have been collected since 1993 and include calendar year 2010 results. During 2010, groundwater samples were collected and static water levels were measured at the three pilot wells surrounding the Area 5 RWMS. Samples were collected at UE5PW-1 on March 10 and August 10, 2010; at UE5PW-2 on March 10, August 10, and August 25, 2010; and at UE5PW-3 on March 31, August 10, and August 25, 2010. Static water levels were measured at each of the three pilot wells on March 1, April 26, August 9, and November 9, 2010. Groundwater samples were analyzed for the following indicators of contamination: pH, specific conductance, total organic carbon, total organic halides, and tritium. Indicators of general water chemistry (cations and anions) were also measured. Results from all samples collected in 2010 were within the limits established by agreement with the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection for each analyte. These data indicate that there has been no measurable impact to the uppermost aquifer from the Area 5 RWMS. There were no significant changes in measured groundwater parameters compared to previous years. The report contains an updated cumulative chronology for the Area 5 RWMS Groundwater Monitoring Program and a brief description of the site hydrogeology.

NSTec Environmental Management

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

153

News Release: Advanced Network Toolkit for Assessments and Remote Mapping (ANTFARM)  

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No-Cost ANTFARM Tool Maps Control System Networks to Help Implement No-Cost ANTFARM Tool Maps Control System Networks to Help Implement Cyber Security Standards Funded under the Department of Energy's National SCADA Test Bed Program, Sandia National Laboratories recently released a new software tool that will aid energy utility owners in mapping and visualizing their control system networks-a critical first step in meeting the North American Electric Reliability Corporation's Critical Infrastructure Protection (NERC CIP) standards. The Advanced Network Toolkit for Assessments and Remote Mapping (ANTFARM) helps utilities meet NERC CIP-005, which requires that they identify their electronic security perimeter (ESP), inside which all critical cyber assets and external access points reside. By using a utility's existing network information and

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Energy Incentive Programs, Minnesota | Department of Energy  

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Minnesota Minnesota Energy Incentive Programs, Minnesota October 29, 2013 - 11:29am Addthis Updated September 2013 What public-purpose-funded energy efficiency programs are available in my state? Minnesota has no public-purpose-funded energy efficiency programs. What utility energy efficiency programs are available to me? State law requires regulated electric utilities to invest 1.5% (2% for Xcel) of their in-state revenues in the Conservation Improvement Program (CIP). Regulated gas utilities and cooperative and municipal utilities are required to invest 0.5%. Each utility develops its own CIP programs, and the cost of the programs is charged to customers of the utility via a bill surcharge. Over $160 million was budgeted in 2012 for energy efficiency under these programs (including low-income and residential offerings).

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Petition of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation for  

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(NERC) submitted a filing seeking FERC approval of an interpretation of Reliability Standards CIP-001-1 — Cyber Security — Sabotage Reporting, Requirement R2. 2. This filing is in accordance with 18 C.F.R. § 39.5 and Section 215(d)(1) of the Federal Power Act, which allows the Electric Reliability Organization to file a modification to a reliability standard with FERC for approval. No modification to the language contained in this specific requirement is being proposed through the interpretation. The filing consists of the developed interpretation, the Reliability Standards CIP-001-1 which includes the appended interpretation, a complete development record of the interpretation, and a roster of the interpretation development team. 3. This interpretation was approved by the NERC Board of Trustees February 16, 2010. The interpretation requested clarification of the “appropriate parties ” to whom RCs, BAs, TOs, GOs and LSEs must communicate information concerning sabotage events. The interpretation states that the term refers collectively to

Rebecca J. Michael

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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New Experimental Studies of Thermal-Hydraulics of Rod Bundles (NESTOR): Final Synthesis  

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The New Experimental Studies of Thermal-Hydraulics of Rod Bundles (NESTOR) project was a multi-year collaborative endeavor of the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), Electricité de France (EDF), and Commissariat à lŽEnergie Atomique et aux Energies Alternatives (CEA). The project aimed at elucidating Thermal-Hydraulics (T/H) unknowns pertaining to Crud Induced Power Shift (CIPS) - formerly called axial offset anomaly (AOA) - in Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR) ...

2013-06-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Pressurized Water Reactor Chemically Enhanced Ultrasonic Fuel Cleaning: Feasibility Study  

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Corrosion product deposition on fuel is undesirable because it may lead to crud induced power shift (CIPS), contribute to crud induced localized corrosion (CILC), and lead to larger corrosion product releases during shutdown. Ultrasonic fuel cleaning (UFC) has provided utilities with a method to remove corrosion products from the fuel after shutdown; however, visual inspections of cleaned assemblies indicate that activity removal is not 100% efficient. Researchers have proposed several methods to improve...

2009-08-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Ion-pairing in aqueous CaCl2 and RbBr solutions: simultaneous structural refinement of XAFS and XRD data  

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We present a new methodology involving the simultaneous refinement of both x-ray absorption and x-ray diffraction spectra (X-ray Absorption/Diffraction Structural Refinement,XADSR), to study hydration and ion pair structure of CaCl2 and RbBr salts in concentrated aqueous solutions. The XADSR analysis includes the XAFS spectra analysis of both the cation and anion as a probe of their short-range structure with an XRD spectral analysis as a probe of the global structural. Together they deliver a comprehensive picture of the cation and anion hydration, the contact ion pair (CIP) structure and the solvent-separated ion pair (SSIP) structure. XADSR analysis of 6.0 m aqueous CaCl2 reveals that there are an insignificant number of Ca2+-Cl- CIP’s, but there are approximately 3.4 SSIP’s separated by about 4.99 Ć. In contrast XADSR analysis of aqueous RbBr yields about 0.7 pair CIP at a bond length 3.51 Ć. The present work demonstrates a new approach for a direct co-refinement of XRD and XAFS spectra in a simple and reliable fashion, opening new opportunities for analysis in various disordered and crystalline systems. This work was supported by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Basic Energy Sciences, Division of Chemical Sciences, Geosciences and Biosciences. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is operated for the U.S. Department of Energy by Battelle.

Pham, Thai V.; Fulton, John L.

2013-01-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Security Implications and Considerations for Serial to Internet Protocol-Based Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Migration  

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This technical update report describes the requirements, risks, benefits, vulnerabilities, and potential compliance issues with North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) critical infrastructure protection (CIP) standards that utilities might face when migrating their supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems from serial-based communications to communications based on the Internet protocol (IP) suite. The report is based on a survey of several utilities that have taken ...

2012-09-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Cyber Security Solutions for Instrumentation and Control Systems, Topic 2: Patch Management and Automated Change Management  

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Cyber security standards have been produced as a result of continual threats to business and process control networks. Many standards have been drafted, have undergone revision, and are being enforced for compliance. In recent years, electric utilities have established cyber security programs to ensure compliance with critical infrastructure protection (CIP) standards requirements of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) and related requirements in the international ...

2013-04-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft PowerPoint - ACOE Regional HydroPower Conference Presentation.ppt  

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FEDERAL FEDERAL HYDROPOWER CONFERENCE Tulsa, Oklahoma June 10 - 11, 2009 NERC Requirements for Generator Owner and Operator Sarah M. Blankenship, NERC Compliance Officer How do we create a culture that combines Processes, Policies and Procedures, PEOPLE and Technology? Development of an Internal NERC Compliance Program Applicable NERC Requirements for Functions GOP GO BAL-005-0 R1 CIP-001-1 R1R2 R3R4 (Sabotage Reporting) COM-002-2 R1(Communications) EOP-004-1 R2 R3 (Disturbance Reporting) Can be combined into an Integrated Plan with CIP-001-1 and CIP-008-1. EOP-009-0 R1 R2 (Regional Black Start Capability Plan) Applicable NERC Requirements for Functions GOP GO FAC-002-0 R1R2 (Coordination of Plans for New Facilities) FAC-008-1 R1 R1.1R1.2 R1.2.1R1.2.2 R1.3 R1.3.1R1.3.2

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Isolated polypeptide having arabinofuranosidase activity  

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Described herein are novel gene sequences isolated from Trichoderma reesei. Two genes encoding proteins comprising a cellulose binding domain, one encoding an arabionfuranosidase and one encoding an acetylxylanesterase are described. The sequences, CIP1 and CIP2, contain a cellulose binding domain. These proteins are especially useful in the textile and detergent industry and in pulp and paper industry. TABLE-US-00001 cip1 cDNA sequence (SEQ ID NO: 1) GACTAGTTCA TAATACAGTA GTTGAGTTCA TAGCAACTTC 50 ACTCTCTAGC TGAACAAATT ATCTGCGCAA ACATGGTTCG CCGGACTGCT 100 CTGCTGGCCC TTGGGGCTCT CTCAACGCTC TCTATGGCCC AAATCTCAGA 150 CGACTTCGAG TCGGGCTGGG ATCAGACTAA ATGGCCCATT TCGGCACCAG 200 ACTGTAACCA GGGCGGCACC GTCAGCCTCG ACACCACAGT AGCCCACAGC 250 GGCAGCAACT CCATGAAGGT CGTTGGTGGC CCCAATGGCT ACTGTGGACA 300 CATCTTCTTC GGCACTACCC AGGTGCCAAC TGGGGATGTA TATGTCAGAG 350 CTTGGATTCG GCTTCAGACT GCTCTCGGCA GCAACCACGT CACATTCATC 400 ATCATGCCAG ACACCGCTCA GGGAGGGAAG CACCTCCGAA TTGGTGGCCA 450 AAGCCAAGTT CTCGACTACA ACCGCGAGTC CGACGATGCC ACTCTTCCGG 500 ACCTGTCTCC CAACGGCATT GCCTCCACCG TCACTCTGCC TACCGGCGCG 550 TTCCAGTGCT TCGAGTACCA CCTGGGCACT GACGGAACCA TCGAGACGTG 600 GCTCAACGGC AGCCTCATCC CGGGCATGAC CGTGGGCCCT GGCGTCGACA 650 ATCCAAACGA CGCTGGCTGG ACGAGGGCCA GCTATATTCC GGAGATCACC 700 GGTGTCAACT TTGGCTGGGA GGCCTACAGC GGAGACGTCA ACACCGTCTG 750 GTTCGACGAC ATCTCGATTG CGTCGACCCG CGTGGGATGC GGCCCCGGCA 800 GCCCCGGCGG TCCTGGAAGC TCGACGACTG GGCGTAGCAG CACCTCGGGC 850 CCGACGAGCA CTTCGAGGCC AAGCACCACC ATTCCGCCAC CGACTTCCAG 900 GACAACGACC GCCACGGGTC CGACTCAGAC ACACTATGGC CAGTGCGGAG 1000 GGATTGGTTA CAGCGGGCCT ACGGTCTGCG CGAGCGGCAC GACCTGCCAG 1050 GTCCTGAACC CATACTACTC CCAGTGCTTA TAAGGGGATG AGCATGGAGT 1100 GAAGTGAAGT GAAGTGGAGA GAGTTGAAGT GGCATTGCGC TCGGCTGGGT 1150 AGATAAAAGT CAGCAGCTAT GAATACTCTA TGTGATGCTC ATTGGCGTGT 1200 ACGTTTTAAA AAAAAAAAAA AAAAAAAAAA AAAAAAAAAA AAAAAAAAAA 1250 AAAAAAAAAA AAAAAAAAAG GGGGCGGCCG C 1271

Foreman, Pamela (Palo Alto, CA); Van Solingen, Pieter (Naaldwijk, NL); Goedegebuur, Frits (Vlaardingen, NL); Ward, Michael (Palo Alto, CA)

2010-02-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Nevada National Security Site 2011 Data Report: Groundwater Monitoring Program Area 5 Radioactive Waste Management Site  

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This report is a compilation of the groundwater sampling results from the Area 5 Radioactive Waste Management Site (RWMS). The data have been collected since 1993 and include calendar year 2011 results. During 2011, groundwater samples were collected and static water levels were measured at the three pilot wells surrounding the Area 5 RWMS. Samples were collected at UE5PW-1 on March 8, August 2, August 24, and October 19, 2011; at UE5PW-2 on March 8, August 2, August 23, and October 19, 2011; and at UE5PW-3 on March 8, August 2, August 23, and October 19, 2011. Static water levels were measured at each of the three pilot wells on March 1, June 7, August 1, and October 17, 2011. Groundwater samples were analyzed for the following indicators of contamination: pH, specific conductance, total organic carbon, total organic halides, and tritium. Indicators of general water chemistry (cations and anions) were also measured. Initial total organic carbon and total organic halides results for samples collected in August 2011 were above previous measurements and, in some cases, above the established investigation limits. However, after field sample pumps and tubing were disinfected with Clorox solution, the results returned to normal levels. Final results from samples collected in 2011 were within the limits established by agreement with the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection for each analyte. These data indicate that there has been no measurable impact to the uppermost aquifer from the Area 5 RWMS. There were no significant changes in measured groundwater parameters compared to previous years. The report contains an updated cumulative chronology for the Area 5 RWMS Groundwater Monitoring Program and a brief description of the site hydrogeology.

NSTec Environmental Management

2012-02-27T23:59:59.000Z

164

Nevada Test Site 2007 Data Report: Groundwater Monitoring Program Area 5 Radioactive Waste Management Site  

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This report is a compilation of the groundwater sampling results from three monitoring wells located near the Area 5 Radioactive Waste Management Site (RWMS) at the Nevada Test Site (NTS), Nye County, Nevada, for calendar year 2007. The NTS is an approximately 3,561 square kilometer (1,375 square mile) restricted-access federal installation located approximately 105 kilometers (65 miles) northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada (Figure 1). Pilot wells UE5PW-1, UE5PW-2, and UE5PW-3 are used to monitor the groundwater at the Area 5 RWMS (Figure 2). In addition to groundwater monitoring results, this report includes information regarding site hydrogeology, well construction, sample collection, and meteorological data measured at the Area 5 RWMS. The disposal of low-level radioactive waste and mixed low-level radioactive waste at the Area 5 RWMS is regulated by U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Order 435.1, 'Radioactive Waste Management'. The disposal of mixed low-level radioactive waste is also regulated by the state of Nevada under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) regulation Title 40 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 265, 'Interim Status Standards for Owners and Operators of Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facilities' (CFR, 1999). The format of this report was requested by the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) in a letter dated August 12, 1997. The appearance and arrangement of this document have been modified slightly since that date to provide additional information and to facilitate the readability of the document. The objective of this report is to satisfy any Area 5 RWMS reporting agreements between DOE and NDEP.

NSTec Environmental Management

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

165

Information Solutions: Database Applications  

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Database Applications Database Applications Argonne DOE-BES Central User Facility: A-Z People Query Data Warehouse Edits Registration | Registration Processing Security Admin Beamline Component Database System to manage beamline components. Beamline Downtime Report - UES Floor coordinator's downtime entry and reporting system. Beamline Directory | Beamline Entry Administration Links to the beamline websites and to detailed information about the equipment, techniques and contact information of a beamline. Beamline Usage and Scheduling System Long term schedule query and edit. Beamline schedule query and edit. Watchman and PSS data. Budget Proposal System Allows user to submit budget proposals via the web. Beamline Statistics Menu Query, entry and reporting of beamline statistics for ALD use only.

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A multivariate study of mass composition for simulated showers at the Auger South Observatory  

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The output parameters from the ground array of the Auger South observatory, were simulated for the typical instrumental and environmental conditions at its Malarg\\"ue site using the code sample-sim. Extensive air showers started by photons, protons and iron nuclei at the top of the atmosphere were used as triggers. The study utilized the air shower simulation code Aires with both QGSJet and Sibyll hadronic interaction models. A total of 1850 showers were used to produce more than 35,000 different ground events. We report here on the results of a multivariate analysis approach, including principal component analysis and neural networks, to the development of new primary composition diagnostics.

Gustavo A. Medina Tanco; Sergio J. Sciutto

2001-09-10T23:59:59.000Z

167

Nondestructive Evaluation: Ultrasonic Examination Techniques for High Density Polyethylene Pipes  

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High density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe has been used as a replacement material for buried carbon steel pipe in non-safety-related systems. Using the current butt fusion procedure that uses heat and pressure to melt and join two sections of plastic pipe, concerns have been raised that would indicate that the presence of decreased bond strength when the welding parameters for fusion set forth by the plastic pipe industry were not followed. Currently two utilities, Ameren UE at Callaway and Duke-Energy at Ca...

2011-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

168

Simulated effects of potential withdrawals from wells near Yucca Mountain, Nevada  

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The effects of potential future withdrawals from wells J-12, J-13, and UE-25c {number_sign}3 on the ground-water flow system in the area surrounding Yucca Mountain, Nevada, were simulated by using an existing (1997) three-dimensional regional ground-water flow model. The 1997 regional model was modified only to include changes at the pumped wells. Two steady-state simulations (baseline and predictive) were conducted to estimate changes in water level and changes in ground-water outflow from Jackass Flats, where the pumped wells are located, south to the Amargosa Desert.

Tucce, Patrick; Faunt, Claudia C.

1999-09-20T23:59:59.000Z

169

Underground Energy Storage Program. 1984 annual summary  

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Underground Energy Storage (UES) Program activities during the period from April 1984 through March 1985 are briefly described. Primary activities in seasonal thermal energy storage (STES) involved field testing of high-temperature (>100/sup 0/C (212/sup 0/F)) aquifer thermal energy storage (ATES) at St. Paul, laboratory studies of geochemical issues associated with high-temperatures ATES, monitoring of chill ATES facilities in Tuscaloosa, and STES linked with solar energy collection. The scope of international activities in STES is briefly discussed.

Kannberg, L.D.

1985-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Estimation of the Z->vv background to New Physics searches in ATLAS  

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be viewed as bunches of incoming partons as depicted in Figure 1.6. The UE includes initial (ISR) and final state radiation (FSR), multiple interactions (scattering between other parton pairs from the same hadron pair), beam remnants (a fragment... of the hadron not taking part in the ISR or hard-scattering) and pileup (when more than one hadron in the beam interacts Theoretical Background 15 jet jet space time Figure 1.5.: Schematic representation of parton showering and hadronisation in the Lund...

Sandoval, Tanya

2013-02-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Modelling and measuring single cell RNA expression levels find considerable transcriptional differences among phenotypically identical cells  

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unit bins); y-axis: proportion of genes in each bin. 0 0.05 0.1 0.15 0.2 0.25 -3 -2 -1 0 1 2 3 Log (base 2) expression ratios Fr eq ue nc yPage 9 of 12 (page number not for citation purposes) should generally apply to expression experiments per... following linear T7-based amplifi- cation [16,25], multiplexed FISH (fluorescence in situ hybridization) [26] and quantitative PCR [27]. Transcrip- tional bursting has been observed in Escherichia coli, in which protein levels have very little correlation...

Subkhankulova, Tatiana; Gilchrist, Michael J; Livesey, Frederick J

2008-06-03T23:59:59.000Z

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The ProActive trial protocol - a randomised controlled trial of the efficacy of a family-based, domiciliary intervention programme to increase physical activity among individuals at high risk of diabetes [ISRCTN61323766  

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Sutton - srs34@medschl.cam.ac.uk; Ulf Ekelund - ue202@medschl.cam.ac.uk; Nicholas Wareham - njw1004@medschl.cam.ac.uk; Ann Louise Kinmonth* - alk25@medschl.cam.ac.uk * Corresponding author Abstract Background: Increasing prevalence of obesity... and review, action plan- ning, use of prompts, self-monitoring, and reinforcement [2,18,23,25]. Use of a causal model, linking measured beliefs and attitudes to behaviour will allow subsequent process analysis to better specify both determinants...

Williams, Kate M; Prevost, A Toby; Griffin, Simon J; Hardeman, Wendy; Hollingworth, William; Spiegelhalter, David; Sutton, Stephen; Ekelund, Ulf; Wareham, Nicholas J; Kinmonth, Ann Louise

2004-10-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Ionizing Radiation Activates AMP-Activated Kinase (AMPK): A Target for Radiosensitization of Human Cancer Cells  

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Purpose: Adenosine monophosphate (AMP)-activated kinase (AMPK) is a molecular energy sensor regulated by the tumor suppressor LKB1. Starvation and growth factors activate AMPK through the DNA damage sensor ataxia-telangiectasia mutated (ATM). We explored the regulation of AMPK by ionizing radiation (IR) and its role as a target for radiosensitization of human cancer cells. Methods and Materials: Lung, prostate, and breast cancer cells were treated with IR (2-8 Gy) after incubation with either ATM or AMPK inhibitors or the AMPK activator metformin. Then, cells were subjected to either lysis and immunoblotting, immunofluorescence microscopy, clonogenic survival assays, or cell cycle analysis. Results: IR induced a robust phosphorylation and activation of AMPK in all tumor cells, independent of LKB1. IR activated AMPK first in the nucleus, and this extended later into cytoplasm. The ATM inhibitor KU-55933 blocked IR activation of AMPK. AMPK inhibition with Compound C or anti-AMPK {alpha} subunit small interfering RNA (siRNA) blocked IR induction of the cell cycle regulators p53 and p21{sup waf/cip} as well as the IR-induced G2/M arrest. Compound C caused resistance to IR, increasing the surviving fraction after 2 Gy, but the anti-diabetic drug metformin enhanced IR activation of AMPK and lowered the surviving fraction after 2 Gy further. Conclusions: We provide evidence that IR activates AMPK in human cancer cells in an LKB1-independent manner, leading to induction of p21{sup waf/cip} and regulation of the cell cycle and survival. AMPK appears to (1) participate in an ATM-AMPK-p21{sup waf/cip} pathway, (2) be involved in regulation of the IR-induced G2/M checkpoint, and (3) may be targeted by metformin to enhance IR responses.

Sanli, Toran; Rashid, Ayesha; Liu Caiqiong [Department of Oncology, Juravinski Cancer Center and McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario (Canada)

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NF-kB Hyper-Activation by HTLV-1 Tax Induces Cellular Senescence, but Can Be Alleviated by the Viral Anti- Sense Protein HBZ  

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Activation of I-kB kinases (IKKs) and NF-kB by the human T lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1) trans-activator/oncoprotein, Tax, is thought to promote cell proliferation and transformation. Paradoxically, expression of Tax in most cells leads to drastic up-regulation of cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitors, p21 CIP1/WAF1 and p27 KIP1, which cause p53-/pRb-independent cellular senescence. Here we demonstrate that p21 CIP1/WAF1-/p27 KIP1-mediated senescence constitutes a checkpoint against IKK/NF-kB hyper-activation. Senescence induced by Tax in HeLa cells is attenuated by mutations in Tax that reduce IKK/NFkB activation and prevented by blocking NF-kB using a degradation-resistant mutant of I-kBa despite constitutive IKK activation. Small hairpin RNA-mediated knockdown indicates that RelA induces this senescence program by acting upstream of the anaphase promoting complex and RelB to stabilize p27 KIP1 protein and p21 CIP1/WAF1 mRNA respectively. Finally, we show that down-regulation of NF-kB by the HTLV-1 anti-sense protein, HBZ, delay or prevent the onset of Taxinduced senescence. We propose that the balance between Tax and HBZ expression determines the outcome of HTLV-1 infection. Robust HTLV-1 replication and elevated Tax expression drive IKK/NF-kB hyper-activation and trigger senescence. HBZ, however, modulates Tax-mediated viral replication and NF-kB activation, thus allowing HTLV-1-infected cells to proliferate, persist, and evolve. Finally, inactivation of the senescence checkpoint can facilitate persistent NF-kB activation

Huijun Zhi; Liangpeng Yang; Yu-liang Kuo; Yik-khuan Ho; Hsiu-ming Shih; Chou-zen Giam

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Advanced Network Toolkit for Assessments  

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Network Toolkit for Assessments Network Toolkit for Assessments and Remote Mapping (ANTFARM) Uses existing information to passively map control systems networks and identify cyber security perimeters Control systems operators require a map of their energy control system network in order to identify its electronic security perimeter, critical to meeting the North American Electric Reliability Corporation's (NERC) Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) standards. However, purchasing active, online scanning tools specifically for network mapping can be costly, and these tools can disrupt control system function, causing system latency and possibly affecting power supply. The ANTFARM software tool enables system operators to remotely and

176

Davis-Besse Cycle 16 Fuel Deposit Analysis and Characterization  

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Fuel deposit samples were collected from Davis-Besse Unit 1 during the EOC16 outage. The impetus behind collecting crud samples came from the observation of unusual deposits on fuel during EOC15, as well as measured crud-induced power shape (CIPS) during Cycle 16. The purpose of EOC16 sample campaign therefore was to determine the nature of the fuel deposits. Samples were collected from two fuel assemblies, one after one cycle of exposure and the other after two cycles of exposure. Samples were collected...

2011-12-23T23:59:59.000Z

177

Analysis and Measurement of Bubble Dynamics and Associated Flow Field in Subcooled Nucleate Boiling Flows  

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In recent years, subooled nucleate boiling (SNB) has attrcted expanding research interest owing to the emergence of axial offset anomaly (AOA) or crud-induced power shigt (CIPS) in many operating US PWRs, which is an unexpected deviation in the core axial power distribution from the predicted power curves. Research indicates that the formation of the crud, which directly leads to AOA phenomena, results from the presence of the subcooled nucleate boiling, and is especially realted to bubble motion occurring in the core region.

Barclay G. Jones

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The occurrence and distribution of erionite at Yucca Mountain, Nevada  

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We have conducted an investigation to determine the occurrence and distribution of erionite, a potential carcinogen, at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. Using x-ray powder diffraction techniques yielding detection limits to below 0.05 wt %, we positively identified erionite in only 3 out of 76 bulk and 12 fracture samples investigated. The three erionite-bearing samples (J12-620/630, UE-25aNo.1-1296.2, and USW G4-1314) all occur above the static water level in clay/zeolite-rich horizons near the top of vitrophyres. Erionite occurs as trace amounts of less than 1 wt % in the whole rock, although it may occur locally in significant amounts as fracture fillings (e.g., UE-25aNo.1-1296.2 where it comprises approximately 45 wt % of the fracture filling material). All three occurrences appear to be extremely isolated cases since erionite was not detected in neighboring samples. Erionite at Yucca Mountain apparently formed only in localized microenvironments, possibly restricted to fractures. Since erionite occurs in trace amounts only in extremely isolated instances, it should pose little or no health hazard to workers in the potential repository at Yucca Mountain or to the public. The amounts of erionite liberated to the biosphere should be negligible, particularly when compared with the amounts of erionite occurring naturally at the surface in Nevada and surrounding states. 24 refs., 7 figs., 2 tabs.

Chipera, S.J.; Bish, D.L.

1989-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hydrology and radionuclide migration program 1987 progress report  

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This report presents results from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's participation in the Hydrology and Radionuclide Migration Program at the Nevada Test Site (NTS) during the fiscal year 1987. The report discussed initial data from a new well (UE20n-1) drilled at the Cheshire site; presents a description of a proposed laboratory study of migration of colloids in fractured media; lists data collected during the drilling and initial sampling of UE20n-1; and describes a tentative proposal for work to be performed in FY88 by Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory. Groundwater sampled from the new well at the Cheshire site contains tritium concentrations comparable to those measured in previous years from locations above and within the Cheshire cavity. This presence of tritium, as well as several other radionuclides, in a well 100 m away from the cavity region indicates transport of radionuclides, validates a proposed model of the flow path, and provides data on rates of groundwater flow. Previous work at the Cheshire site has shown that radionuclides are transported by colloids through fractured media. However, we have no data that can be used for predictive modeling, and existing theories are not applicable. While physical transport mechanisms of sub-micrometer colloids to defined mineral surfaces are well known, predictions based on well-defined conditions differ from experimental observations by orders of magnitude. The U.C. Berkeley group has designed a laboratory experiment to quantify colloid retention and permeability alteration by the retained colloids.

Marsh, K.V. (comp.)

1991-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

180

Coexistence Analysis of Adjacent Long Term Evolution (LTE) Systems  

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As the licensing and deployment of Long term evolution (LTE) systems are ramping up, the study of coexistence of LTE systems is an essential topic in civil and military applications. In this paper, we present a coexistence study of adjacent LTE systems aiming at evaluating the effect of inter-system interference on system capacity and performance as a function of some of the most common mitigation techniques: frequency guard band, base station (BS) antenna coupling loss, and user equipment (UE) antenna spacing. A system model is constructed for two collocated macro LTE networks. The developed model takes into consideration the RF propagation environment, power control scheme, and adjacent channel interference. Coexistence studies are performed for a different combination of time/frequency division duplex (TDD/FDD) systems under three different guard-bands of 0MHz, 5MHz, and 10MHz. Numerical results are presented to advice the minimum frequency guard band, BS coupling loss, and UE antenna isolation required for a healthy system operation.

Aulama, Mohannad M. [University of Jordan; Olama, Mohammed M [ORNL

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Multiphase Nano-Composite Coatings for Achieving Energy Optimization  

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UES Inc. and ANL teamed in this work to develop novel coating systems for the protection of surfaces from thermal degradation mainly in two applications; Machining and Die casting. These coatings were specifically designed for the purpose by incorporating required material phases and the overall architecture, which led to reduce the energy usage and increase efficiency of the operations. Following the UES/ANL'Â?s feasibility work, the coatings were developed utilizing High power impulse magnetron sputtering (HiPMS) and Large area filtered arc deposition (LAFAD) techniques. Toughness, hardness and oxidation resistance: contrasting qualities have been mixed in the right proportion to attain the suitable material characteristic for the cause. Hafnium diboride (HfB2) based materials provided such a system and its properties were tamed to attain the right combination of toughness and hardness by working on the microstructure and architecture of coatings. An effective interfacing material (graded concentrations of topcoat) was also achieved in this work to provide the required adhesion between the substrate and the coating. Combination of an appropriate bond coat and a functional top coat provided the present thermal degradation resistant coating for cutting tools and die-casting applications. Laboratory level performance tests and industrial level application tests by partner companies (Beta Site Testing) were used for the development of these coatings.

Dr. Jose Nainaparampil

2012-03-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Dynamic thermal testing of lead-acid batteries for the PREPA battery energy storage system  

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A test is being carried out to determine the thermal load that will be present in a 20 MW battery energy storage system (BESS) facility being built by the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA). Efforts were made to duplicate, on a smaller scale, the arrangement of the flooded lead-acid cells in the BESS and to generate ambient temperatures typical of Puerto Rico through use of an environmental chamber. A utility energy storage (UES) test cycle for the 12-cell series string was set up based on projected operating parameters scaled from the BESS for frequency regulation and spinning reserve operating modes. Battery temperatures were measured during UES cycling and fit to a thermal model for the system. Cell temperatures increased slowly over a week-long utility cycle and eventually were elevated by 13{degrees}C (23{degrees}F) in the most extreme case observed to date. Temperature increases are expected to be lower in the BESS facility due to a much higher air flow rate than in the test chamber.

Jungst, R.G.; Freese, J.M.; Rodriguez, G.P.; Dykhuizen, R.C.; Braithwaite, J.W.; Woods, C.

1993-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SITE CHARACTERIZATION AND MONITORING DATA FROM THE AREA 5 PILOT WELLS  

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Three exploratory boreholes were drilled and completed to the uppermost alluvial aquifer in Area 5 of the Nevada Test Site, Nye County, Nevada, in 1992. The boreholes and associated investigations were part of the Area 5 Site Characterization Program developed to meet data needs associated with regulatory requirements applicable to the disposal of low-level, mixed, and high-specific-activity waste at this site. This series of boreholes was specifically designed to characterize the hydrogeology of the thick vadose zone and to help define the water quality and hydraulic properties of the uppermost aquifer. Wells UE5PW-1, UE5PW-2, and UE5PW-3 are located in a triangular array near the southeast, northeast, and northwest corners, respectively, of the approximately 2.6-square-kilometer Area 5 Radioactive Waste Management Site to give reasonable spatial coverage for sampling and characterization, and to help define the nearly horizontal water table. Two of the wells, UE5PW-1 and UE5PW-2, penetrated only unconsolidated alluvial materials. The third well, located closer to the margin of the basin, penetrated both alluvium and underlying ash-flow and bedded tuff units. The watertable was encountered at the elevation of approximately 734 meters. The results of laboratory testing of core and drill cuttings samples indicate that the mineralogical, material, and hydrologic properties of the alluvium are very similar within and between boreholes. Additional tests on the same core and drill cuttings samples indicate that hydrologic conditions within the alluvium are also similar between pilot wells. Both core and drill cuttings samples are dry (less than 10 percent water content by weight) throughout the entire unsaturated section of alluvium, and water content increases slightly with depth in each borehole. Water potential measurements on core samples show a large positive potential gradient (water tends to move upward, rather than downward) to a depth of approximately 30.5 meters in each borehole, and a nearly zero potential gradient throughout the remaining portion of the vadose zone. These hydrologic condition data and hydrologic property data indicate that little net downward liquid flow is occurring (if any) through the thick vadose zone. Conversely, gas flow by diffusion, and possibly by advection, may be an important transport mechanism. Environmental tracer measurements made on water extracted from geologic samples suggest that water vapor in the upper portion of the vadose zone is moving upward in response to evaporative demand of the present arid climate. Preliminary water quality data indicate that the key hazardous and radioactive constituents do not exceed appropriate standards. Monitoring instruments and equipment were installed in each pilot well for making in-situ measurements of key hydrologic and pneumatic parameters and to monitor change in these parameters over time.

BECHTEL NEVADA; U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, NATIONAL NUCLEAR SECURITY ADMINISTRATION NEVADA SITE OFFICE

2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Data:Acc674ed-0bd0-4e4a-9f6c-811d78d6ff33 | Open Energy Information  

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Acc674ed-0bd0-4e4a-9f6c-811d78d6ff33 Acc674ed-0bd0-4e4a-9f6c-811d78d6ff33 No revision has been approved for this page. It is currently under review by our subject matter experts. Jump to: navigation, search Loading... 1. Basic Information 2. Demand 3. Energy << Previous 1 2 3 Next >> Basic Information Utility name: M J M Electric Cooperative Inc Effective date: End date if known: Rate name: C.I.P.S (E. Bartlett K. Schafer L. Muffley) Sector: Commercial Description: C.I.P.S (E. Bartlett K. Schafer L. Muffley) Source or reference: Rate Binder #7 (Illinois State University) Source Parent: Comments Applicability Demand (kW) Minimum (kW): Maximum (kW): History (months): Energy (kWh) Minimum (kWh): Maximum (kWh): History (months): Service Voltage Minimum (V): Maximum (V): Character of Service Voltage Category:

185

Hydraulic and Clean-in-Place Evaluations for a 12.5-cm Annular Centrifugal Contactor at INL  

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Hydraulic and Clean-in-Place Evaluations for a 12.5 cm Annular Centrifugal Contactor at the INL Troy G. Garn, Dave H. Meikrantz, Nick R. Mann, Jack D. Law, Terry A. Todd Idaho National Laboratory Commercially available, Annular Centrifugal Contactors (ACC) are currently being evaluated for processing dissolved nuclear fuel solutions to selectively partition integrated elements using solvent extraction technologies. These evaluations include hydraulic and clean-in-place (CIP) testing of a commercially available 12.5 cm unit. Data from these evaluations is used to support design of future nuclear fuel reprocessing facilities. Hydraulic testing provides contactor throughput performance data on two-phase systems for a wide range of operating conditions. Hydraulic testing results on a simple two-phase oil and water system followed by a 30 % Tributyl phosphate in N-dodecane / nitric acid pair are reported. Maximum total throughputs for this size contactor ranged from 20 to 32 liters per minute without significant other phase carryover. A relatively new contactor design enhancement providing Clean-in-Place capability for ACCs was also investigated. Spray nozzles installed into the central rotor shaft allow the rotor internals to be cleaned, offline. Testing of the solids capture of a diatomaceous earth/water slurry feed followed by CIP testing was performed. Solids capture efficiencies of >95% were observed for all tests and short cold water cleaning pulses proved successful at removing solids from the rotor.

Troy G. Garn; David H. Meikrantz; Nick R. Mann; Jack D. Law; Terry A. Todd

2008-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

186

Improved Tubulars for Better Economics in Deep Gas Well Drilling Using Microwave Technology  

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The main objective of the entire research program has been to improve the rate-of-penetration in deep hostile environments by improving the life cycle and performance of coiled-tubing, an important component of a deep well drilling system for oil and gas exploration, by utilizing the latest developments in the microwave materials technology. Based on the results of the Phase I and insurmountable difficulties faced in the extrusion and de-waxing processes, the approach of achieving the goals of the program was slightly changed in the Phase II in which an approach of microwave sintering combined with Cold Isostatic Press (CIP) and joining (by induction or microwave) has been adopted. This process can be developed into a semicontinuous sintering process if the CIP can produce parts fast enough to match the microwave sintering rates. The main objective of the Phase II research program is to demonstrate the potential to economically manufacture microwave processed coiled tubing with improved performance for extended useful life under hostile coiled tubing drilling conditions. After the completion of the Phase II, it is concluded that scale up and sintering of a thin wall common O.D. size tubing that is widely used in the market is still to be proved and further experimentation and refinement of the sintering process is needed in Phase III. Actual manufacturing capability of microwave sintered, industrial quality, full length tubing will most likely require several million dollars of investment.

Dinesh Agrawal

2006-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

187

Improved Tubulars for Better Economics in Deep Gas Well Drilling using Microwave Technology  

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The main objective of the entire research program has been to improve the rate-of-penetration in deep hostile environments by improving the life cycle and performance of coiled-tubing, an important component of a deep well drilling system for oil and gas exploration, by utilizing the latest developments in the microwave materials technology. Based on the results of the Phase I and insurmountable difficulties faced in the extrusion and de-waxing processes, the approach of achieving the goals of the program was slightly changed in the Phase II in which an approach of microwave sintering combined with Cold Isostatic Press (CIP) and joining (by induction or microwave) has been adopted. This process can be developed into a semicontinuous sintering process if the CIP can produce parts fast enough to match the microwave sintering rates. The main objective of the Phase II research program is to demonstrate the potential to economically manufacture microwave processed coiled tubing with improved performance for extended useful life under hostile coiled tubing drilling conditions. After the completion of the Phase II, it is concluded that scale up and sintering of a thin wall common O.D. size tubing that is widely used in the market is still to be proved and further experimentation and refinement of the sintering process is needed in Phase III. Actual manufacturing capability of microwave sintered, industrial quality, full length tubing will most likely require several million dollars of investment.

Dinesh Agrawal; Paul Gigl; Mark Hunt; Mahlon Dennis

2007-07-31T23:59:59.000Z

188

I HALEY BARBOUR  

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HALEY BARBOUR HALEY BARBOUR . . , .. . .... . GOVERNOR March 23, 2009 The Honorable Steven Chu Secretary U .S . Department of Energy 1 I>[ P: 1 4 ",=-A*..-- ,w2w ;n~e,,l,~~.,,- .2vfi:ue, SW Washington, D.C. 20585 Dear Secretary Chu: Re: State Energy Program Assurances As a condition of receiving our state's share of the $3.1 billion funding for the State Energy Program (SEP) under the American Recovery and Renewal Act of 2009 (H.R. 1) (ARRA), I am providing the following assurances. I am writing to the Mississippi Public Service Commission and requesting they consider taking appropriate steps to promote energy efficiency, consistent with the federal statutory language contained in H.R. 1, while keeping their obligations to maintain just and reasonable rates and

189

NETL: Mercury Emissions Control Technologies - Evaluation of Sorbent  

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Evaluation of Sorbent Injection for Mercury Control Evaluation of Sorbent Injection for Mercury Control ADA Environmental Solutions will evaluate injection of activated carbon and other sorbents to remove mercury for a variety of coal and air pollution control equipment configurations. The scope of work is for 36 months and intended to gather operating data that will document actual performance levels and accurate cost information to assess the costs of controlling mercury from coal fired utilities. Testing will be conducted at four different host sites that represent a significant percentage of unit configurations. The subsequent cost analyses will include capital costs, by-product utilization issues, sorbent usage, any necessary enhancements, such as SO3 control or flue gas conditioning, balance of plant, manpower requirements and waste issues. The host sites are Sunflower Electric's Holcomb Station, Ontario Power Generation's Nanticoke Station, AmerenUE's Meramec Station and American Electric Power's (AEP) Conesville Station.

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:- : DRILLING URANIUM BILLETS ON A  

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'Xxy";^ ...... ' '. .- -- Metals, Ceramics, and Materials. : . - ,.. ; - . _ : , , ' z . , -, .- . >. ; . .. :- : DRILLING URANIUM BILLETS ON A .-... r .. .. i ' LEBLOND-CARLSTEDT RAPID BORER 4 r . _.i'- ' ...... ' -'".. :-'' ,' :... : , '.- ' ;BY R.' J. ' ANSEN .AEC RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT REPORT PERSONAL PROPERTY OF J. F. Schlltz .:- DECLASSIFIED - PER AUTHORITY OF (DAlE) (NhTI L (DATE)UE) FEED MATERIALS PRODUCTION CENTER NATIONAL LFE A COMPANY OF OHIO 26 1 3967 3035406 NLCO - 886 Metals, Ceramics and Materials (TID-4500, 22nd Ed.) DRILLING URANIUM BILLETS ON A LEBLOND-CARLSTEDT RAPID BORER By R. J. Jansen* TECHNICAL DIVISION NATIONAL LEAD COMPANY OF OHIO Date of Issuance: September 13, 1963 Approved By: Approved By: Technical Director Head, Metallurgical Department *Mr. Jansen is presently

191

Shallow Carbon Sequestration Demonstration Project  

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Shallow Carbon SequeStration Shallow Carbon SequeStration DemonStration ProjeCt Background The Shallow Carbon Sequestration Pilot Demonstration Project is a cooperative effort involving City Utilities of Springfield (CU); Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MDNR); Missouri State University (MSU); Missouri University of Science & Technology (MS&T); AmerenUE; Aquila, Inc.; Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc.; Empire District Electric Company; and Kansas City Power & Light. The purpose of this project is to assess the feasibility of carbon sequestration at Missouri power plant sites. The six electric utilities involved in the project account for approximately 90 percent of the electric generating capacity in Missouri. Description The pilot demonstration will evaluate the feasibility of utilizing the Lamotte and

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PROCEEDINGS OF THE 1998 AMERICAN SOLAR ENERGY SOCIETY ANNUAL CONFERENCE  

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1998 1998 AMERICANSOLARENERGYSOClliTY ANNUAL CONFERENCE Albuquerque, NM June 14 - 17, 1998 Editors: R. Campbell-Howe T. Cortez B. Wilkins-Crowder American Solar Energy Society 2400 Central Aven ue, Suite G-l Boulder, Colorado 80301 Printed on recycled paper A CLIMATOLOGICAL SOLAR RADIATION MODEL Eugene L. Maxwell, Consultant 5520 Fossil Creek Dr. Fort Collins, CO 80526 e-mail: elm@net-plus.com ABSTRACT In 1995 the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) initiated the Data Grid Task under the U.S. Department of Energy Resource Assessment Program. The primary objective of the Data Grid Task is to estimate climatological averages of daily-total solar radiation at each point (cell) on a high-resolution (e.g., 40-km) uniform grid, using climatological parameters as input to a solar

193

J. R. Novak Industtial Hygiene 80 Safety  

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TELfIP"ONE LEYOYT 100 TELfIP"ONE LEYOYT 100 IlllO .____.________ _______ ___.__------. .__ _ _ __ _ _ _ - ----FsC-C-TwXTCm ILL. ,,,o August 12, 1958 _____--_-- __-_____ _- __-__ _ ____ t -. ____________.__ __ _______-- -T-e-- >: J. R. Novak Industtial Hygiene 80 Safety ' FOUL: G. T. Lmergsn, C. S. McKee Industrial Hygiene & Safety lbject: Ext~~lon of Billets, Precision Extrusion Coqsny, May 24, 1958 ~ S. McKee and G. T. Ionergan, both of DIS, monitored the extrusion of the .nd portion of fuel plates for the Argonaut Reactor which is to be ezkhibited I Geneva, Swltserland. The extrusion was accomplished at the Precision busion Compsny in Bensenvi.Ue, Illinois on May 24, 1958. The folkwing .sted AKL personnel were present in addition to those already listed: .L. C.: mes and.J. H. Sane&i, both of MztsJlurgy end T. M. Kennedy, Special

194

Energy Sources | Department of Energy  

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Energy Sources Energy Sources Energy Sources December 12, 2013 AEMC Summit Slideshow: Innovation in the Manufacturing Sector Learn how advanced technologies are helping manufacturers reduce waste, increase productivity and become leaders in the clean energy economy. October 16, 2013 West Penn Power SEF Commercial Loan Program The West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund (WPPSEF) promotes the use of renewable energy and clean energy among commercial, industrial, institutional and residential customers in the West Penn market region. Eligible technologies include solar, wind, low-impact hydro, and sustainable biomass such as closed-loop biomass and biomass gasification, as well as energy efficiency. October 16, 2013 UES - Renewable Energy Credit Purchase Program '''''Note: The Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) is in the process of

195

Office of Information Resources  

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0c81-2a97-4e60-80e5-4177d22c7916 0c81-2a97-4e60-80e5-4177d22c7916 202-234-4433 Neal R. Gross and Co., Inc. Page 1 UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY + + + + + TRANSCRIPT OF THE NATIONAL COAL COUNCIL MEETING + + + + + Thursday, May 1, 2008 + + + + + Hilton St. Louis 1 South Broadway St. Louis, Missouri + + + + + ATTENDEES ROBERT A. BECK National Coal Council FREDRICK D. PALMER Senior VP Government Relations Peabody Energy MIKE MILLER AmerenUE HOLLY KRUTKA, PhD Research Scientist ADA-ES JANET GELLICI, CAE CEO, American Coal Council JANINE L. MIGDEN-OSTRANDER Office of the Consumers' Counsel 39020c81-2a97-4e60-80e5-4177d22c7916 202-234-4433

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Outage management and health physics issue, 2009  

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The focus of the May-June issue is on outage management and health physics. Major articles include the following: Planning and scheduling to minimize refueling outage, by Pat McKenna, AmerenUE; Prioritizing safety, quality and schedule, by Tom Sharkey, Dominion; Benchmarking to high standards, by Margie Jepson, Energy Nuclear; Benchmarking against U.S. standards, by Magnox North, United Kingdom; Enabling suppliers for new build activity, by Marcus Harrington, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy; Identifying, cultivating and qualifying suppliers, by Thomas E. Silva, AREVA NP; Creating new U.S. jobs, by Francois Martineau, Areva NP. Industry innovation articles include: MSL Acoustic source load reduction, by Amir Shahkarami, Exelon Nuclear; Dual Methodology NDE of CRDM nozzles, by Michael Stark, Dominion Nuclear; and Electronic circuit board testing, by James Amundsen, FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company. The plant profile article is titled The future is now, by Julia Milstead, Progress Energy Service Company, LLC.

Agnihotri, Newal (ed.)

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

197

Materials Testing for PV Module Encapsulation  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Important physical properties of materials used in PV module packaging are presented. High-moisture-barrier, high-resistivity, adhesion-promoting coatings on polyethyl-ene terephthalate (PET) films have been fabricated and characterized for use in PV module application and com-pared to standard polymer backsheet materials. Ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) and an encapsulant replacement for EVA are studied for their water vapor transmission rate (WVTR) and adhesion properties. WVTR, at test conditions up to 85C/100% relative humidity (RH), and adhesion val-ues are measured before and after filtered xenon arc lamp ultraviolet (UV) exposure and damp heat exposure at 85C/85% RH. Water ingress is quantified by weight gain and embedded humidity sensors.

Jorgensen, G.; Terwilliger, K.; Glick, S.; Pern, J.; McMahon, T.

2003-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

198

Steam turbine upgrading: low-hanging fruit  

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The thermodynamic performance of the steam turbine, more than any other plant component, determines overall plant efficiency. Upgrading steam path components and using computerized design tools and manufacturing techniques to minimise internal leaks are two ways to give tired steam turbines a new lease on life. The article presents three case studies that illustrate how to do that. These are at Unit 1 of Dairyland's J.P. Madgett Station in Alma, WI, a coal-fired subcritical steam plant; the four units at AmerenUE's 600 MW coal-fired Labadie plant west of St. Louis; and Unit 3 of KeyPlan Corp's Northport Power Station on Long Island. 8 figs.

Peltier, R.

2006-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Improved isolation of the p-p underlying event based on minimum-bias trigger-associated hadron correlations  

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Some aspects of hadron production in p-p collisions remain unresolved, including the low-hadron-momentum structure of high-parton-energy dijets, separation of triggered dijets from the underlying event (UE), the systematics of multiple parton interactions and possible systematic underestimation of dijet contributions to high-energy nuclear collisions. In this study we apply a minimum-bias trigger-associated (TA) correlation analysis to p-p collisions. We extract a hard component from TA correlations that can be compared with measured jet fragment systematics derived from e-e collisions. The kinematic limits on jet fragment production may be determined. The same method may be extended to A-A collisions where the role of minimum-bias jets in spectra and correlations is strongly contested.

Thomas A. Trainor; Duncan J. Prindle

2013-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

200

Ion Beam Layer Separation of Cadmium Zinc Telluride  

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We have investigated the approach of ion induced layer separation process for layer splitting from Cadmium Zinc Telluride (CZT) bulk single crystal and transferring and bonding the separated layers with Silicon (Si) wafers. Layer separation experiments have been carried out at UES using 1 MeV H{sup +} ions from the high energy accelerator (1.7 MV Tandetron). Ion dose and annealing temperature for complete separation of 1 cmx1 cm size layers have been optimized. Bonding of CZT with Si was accomplished using various IR transmitting chalcogenide glasses. Cracking of separated CZT films was occurring for chalcogenide glass bonded films. Optimization of thermal treatment has led to the minimization of such cracks. Detailed characterizations of the separated films will be presented.

Bhattacharya, Rabi S.; He, P.; Xu, Y. [UES, Inc. 4401 Dayton-Xenia Road, Dayton, OH 45432 (United States); Goorsky, M. [University of California at Los Angeles, 10920 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 107, Los Angeles CA 90024 (United States)

2008-11-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Incentive Programs, Missouri | Department of Energy  

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Missouri Missouri Energy Incentive Programs, Missouri October 29, 2013 - 11:29am Addthis Updated September 2013 Missouri utilities budgeted nearly $41 million in 2012 across their various programs (including those directed at residential and low-income customers) to promote energy efficiency in the state. In January 2012 Ameren Missouri released a three-year efficiency plan including $145 million in energy-efficiency program investments. This is expected to have a significant positive impact on the number energy-efficiency program offerings in the state. What public-purpose-funded energy efficiency programs are available in my state? Missouri has no public-purpose-funded energy efficiency programs. What utility energy efficiency programs are available to me? AmerenUE offers a variety of electric and natural gas efficiency incentives

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Final_Tech_Session_Schedule_and_Location.xls  

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St St abil it y, Re act iv it y, and Crys t al St ruct ure of Na-K Daw s onit e J. W il l iam Care y 1 *, Re n-Guan Duan 1 , St e v e Ch ipe ra 1 , and Rah ul Das t idar 1,2 1 L os Al am os Nat ional L aborat ory, L os Al am os , NM 2 Now at Univ e rs it y of O k l ah om a, Norm an, O K *Corre s ponde nce : bcare y@ l anl .gov Care y e t al . (2005) St abil it y, re act iv it y, and crys t al s t ruct ure of Na-K Daw s onit e (pos t e r) 4t h Annual Conf e re nce on Carbon Capt ure & Se q ue s t rat ion page 1 Re f e re nce s : Fe rnande z -Carras co, L ., Pue rt as , F ., Bl anco-V are l a, M . T ., V az q ue z , T ., and Rius , J. (2005) Synt h e s is and crys t al s t ruct ure s ol ut ion of pot as s ium daw s onit e : An int e rm e diat e com pound in t h e al k al ine h ydrol ys is of cal cium al um inat e ce m e nt s . Ce m e nt and Concre t e Re s e arch 35: 641-646. Joh ns on, J. W

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Cyclone Boiler Field Testing of Advanced Layered NOx Control Technology in Sioux Unit 1  

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A four week testing program was completed during this project to assess the ability of the combination of deep staging, Rich Reagent Injection (RRI), and Selective Non-Catalytic Reduction (SNCR) to reduce NOx emissions below 0.15 lb/MBtu in a cyclone fired boiler. The host site for the tests was AmerenUE's Sioux Unit 1, a 500 MW cyclone fired boiler located near St. Louis, MO. Reaction Engineering International (REI) led the project team including AmerenUE, FuelTech Inc., and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). This layered approach to NOx reduction is termed the Advanced Layered Technology Approach (ALTA). Installed RRI and SNCR port locations were guided by computational fluid dynamics (CFD) based modeling conducted by REI. During the parametric testing, NOx emissions of 0.12 lb/MBtu were achieved consistently from overfire air (OFA)-only baseline NOx emissions of 0.25 lb/MBtu or less, when firing the typical 80/20 fuel blend of Powder River Basin (PRB) and Illinois No.6 coals. From OFA-only baseline levels of 0.20 lb/MBtu, NOx emissions of 0.12 lb/MBtu were also achieved, but at significantly reduced urea flow rates. Under the deeply staged conditions that were tested, RRI performance was observed to degrade as higher blends of Illinois No.6 were used. NOx emissions achieved with ALTA while firing a 60/40 blend were approximately 0.15 lb/MBtu. NOx emissions while firing 100% Illinois No.6 were approximately 0.165 lb/MBtu. Based on the performance results of these tests, economics analyses of the application of ALTA to a nominal 500 MW cyclone unit show that the levelized cost to achieve 0.15 lb/MBtu is well below 75% of the cost of a state of the art SCR.

Marc A. Cremer; Bradley R. Adams

2006-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft PowerPoint - arm_flare.ppt  

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TECHNIQUE FOR STUDYING AEROSOL-CLOUD TECHNIQUE FOR STUDYING AEROSOL-CLOUD INTERACTIONS IN MARINE STRATOCUMULUS Virendra P. Ghate 1 , Bruce A. Albrecht 1 , Pavlos Kollias 2 1. MPO/RSMAS, Univ. of Miami, FL; 2. Brookhaven National Laboratory, NY 1. Introduction A cloud seeding experiment conducted offshore of Monterey, California in June 2006 aimed to study aerosol interaction with marine stratocumulus clouds. Instrument loaded Center for Interdisciplinary and Remotely Piloted Aircraft Studies (CIRPAS)'s Twin Otter Research Aircraft was used for cloud observations, while Weather Modification Inc. (WMI)'s Cheyenne-II aircraft was used for seeding purposes. Temp., Press., Wind, Humidity sensors. Met. Suit 25 ”m to 1500 ”m, 62 channel Cloud Imaging Probe (CIP) 2.25 ”m to 40 ”m, 20 channel Forward Scattering

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DOE NSTB Researchers Demonstrate R&D Successes to Asset Owners at EnergySec Conference  

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NSTB Researchers Demonstrate R&D Successes to Asset Owners at EnergySec Conference NSTB Researchers Demonstrate R&D Successes to Asset Owners at EnergySec Conference October 1, 2009 More than 150 energy sector leaders-including nearly 100 asset owners and operators-gathered at the 2009 EnergySec Annual Summit in Seattle, WA, on Sept. 23-24, where researchers from the Department of Energy's National SCADA Test Bed (NSTB) Program gave a four-hour demonstration and presentation of their Roadmap-related control systems security work. EnergySec is an information sharing forum with more than 230 utility members representing 75 energy companies across the nation. Its fifth annual conference drew asset owners, vendors, and government representatives for presentations and discussions on NERC CIP standards, collaborative industry efforts

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Moose Lake Water & Light Comm | Open Energy Information  

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Lake Water & Light Comm Lake Water & Light Comm Jump to: navigation, search Name Moose Lake Water & Light Comm Place Minnesota Utility Id 12897 Utility Location Yes Ownership M NERC Location MRO NERC MRO Yes ISO MISO Yes Operates Generating Plant Yes Activity Generation Yes Activity Distribution Yes References EIA Form EIA-861 Final Data File for 2010 - File1_a[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Utility Rate Schedules Grid-background.png 2-250HPS-FRO Lighting 250 HPS ELEOLY Lighting 3-250 HPS Lighting 4-250 HPS Lighting 400 HPS Rent Lighting BEST OIL CO Commercial BIKE TRAIL Commercial CIP Commercial Commercial Demand Commercial Commercial Electricity Commercial Demand 1 Phase Industrial

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Robocast Pb(Zr{sub 0.95}Ti{sub 0.05})O{sub 3} Ceramic Monoliths and Composites  

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Robocasting, a computer controlled slurry deposition technique, was used to fabricate ceramic monoliths and composites of chemically prepared Pb(Zr{sub 0.95}Ti{sub 0.05})O{sub 3} (PZT 95/5) ceramics. Densities and electrical properties of the robocast samples were equivalent to those obtained for cold isostatically pressed (CIP) parts formed at 200 MPa. Robocast composites consisting of alternate layers of the following sintered densities: (93.9%--96.1%--93.9%), were fabricated using different levels of organic pore former additions. Modification from a single to a multiple material deposition robocaster was essential to the fabrication of composites that could withstand repeated cycles of saturated polarization switching under 30 kV/cm fields. Further, these composites withstood 500 MPa hydrostatic pressure induced poled ferroelectric (FE) to antiferroelectric (AFE) phase transformation during which strain differences on the order of 0.8% occurred between composite elements.

TUTTLE,BRUCE A.; SMAY,JAMES E.; CESARANO III,JOSEPH; VOIGT,JAMES A.; SCOFIELD,TIMOTHY W.; OLSON,WALTER R.; LEWIS,J.A.

2000-07-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Slide 1  

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Dale Peterson Dale Peterson Digital Bond, Inc. Bandolier and Portaledge Summary Slide: Bandolier  Outcomes: Insure new and upgraded SCADA and DCS are deployed in the best possible security configuration  Roadmap Challenge: Consistent metrics are not available to measure and assess security posture; there is a lack of tested and validated security tools  Major Successes: Over twenty Bandolier Security Audit Files, major vendor participation, used in FAT/SAT, more vendors want in  Schedule: Over twenty files to date. NERC CIP files and more Bandolier files planned.  Level of Effort: $1.2M to date  Funds Remaining: $575K pending  Performers: Digital Bond, Inc.  Partners: ABB, AREVA, Emerson, Matrikon, OSIsoft, SNC, Tenable, Telvent and more Technical Approach and Feasibility

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Microsoft PowerPoint - 2010 CEDS Peer Review SEI OCTAVE BES.pptx  

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CERT OCTAVE BES CERT OCTAVE BES Summary Slide: CERT OCTAVE BES Guidance in Identifying and Managing Electricity Sector Risk Outcomes: An operational cyber security risk assessment approach for the BES community. Roadmap Challenges: Limited ability to measure and assess cyber security posture, lack of consistent security posture, lack of consistent cyber security metrics, poor understanding of cyber risks, and weak business case for cyber security investments. Major Successes: Assessment methodology codified and first pilot scheduled to begin in August. Schedule: Pilot (08/10), Draft Methodology Report (09/10), Pilots 2 and 3 (10/10), Final Report and Training available (12/10). Level of Effort: $300K Funds Remaining: $234K Performers: SEI Partners: NERC CIP, AECC, and

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M J M Electric Cooperative Inc | Open Energy Information  

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M Electric Cooperative Inc M Electric Cooperative Inc Jump to: navigation, search Name M J M Electric Cooperative Inc Place Illinois Utility Id 8824 Utility Location Yes Ownership C NERC Location RFC NERC RFC Yes Activity Distribution Yes References EIA Form EIA-861 Final Data File for 2010 - File1_a[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Utility Rate Schedules Grid-background.png C.I.P.S (E. Bartlett K. Schafer L. Muffley) Commercial Large Power (100 KVA & Up 1 Phase) Commercial Large Power (100 KVA & Up 3 Phase) Commercial Large Power (City of Jerseyville) Commercial Large Power (Monterey Coal) Commercial Large Power (Shell Oil) Commercial Large Power (Special Quarries Rate) Commercial

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Definition of small ice particles: Definition of small ice particles: 1CIP, PIP, 2DS a) use several grey levels to retrieve D and Z of individual images based on Fresnel diffraction calculation

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Library of Congress Catalogingin-Publication Data  

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ICRU REPORT 58 ICRU REPORT 58 c 19980504 024 Library of Congress Catalogingin-Publication Data Dose and volume specification for reporting interstitial therapy. p. "Issued: 1 August 1997." cm. - (ICRU report ; 58) Includes bibliographical references and index. 1. Radioisotope brachytherapy. 2. Radiation dosimety. ISBN 0-913394-57-2 I. International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements. 11. Series. WN 250.5.B7 D722 19971 RA1231.R2155 no. 58 [RC271.R27] 616.07'57 A c 2 1 [615.8'4241 DNLM: 1. Brachytherapy. 2. Radiotheqy Dosage-standards. 97-49863 CIP LEGAL NOTICE This report was prepared by the International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements, Inc. (ICRU). The Commission strives to provide accurate, complete ,and useful informafion in its reports. However, neither the ICRU, the members of ICRU, other persons

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Overview of Rocky Mountain Region's Capital Program  

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Planning Workshop Planning Workshop Overview of Western's Current Transmission Planning Activities Robert H. Easton aeaston@wapa.gov (970) 461-7272 Transmission Planning - North Loveland, CO June 21, 2011 1 Transmission Planning Workshop AGENDA - 10-Yr Network Study Process NERC TPL- Study Process Capital Investment Plan 2 Transmission Planning Workshop 2011 10-YR Network Load Forecast Study and Process Transmission Planning Loveland, CO June 21, 2011 3 Purpose  Evaluate the steady state load serving capability of the integrated system.  Identify problem areas due to projected system load growth.  Allows for inclusion of necessary projects in Capital Investment Plan (CIP).  Ensure that system development keeps pace with load growth in order to continue serving Preference

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Energy: Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources Sector-Specific Plan as  

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Energy: Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources Sector-Specific Energy: Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources Sector-Specific Plan as input to the National Infrastructure Protection Plan (Redacted) Energy: Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources Sector-Specific Plan as input to the National Infrastructure Protection Plan (Redacted) In June 2006, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced completion of the National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP) Base Plan, a comprehensive risk management framework that defines critical infrastructure protection (CIP) roles and responsibilities for all levels of government, private industry, and other security partners. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has been designated the Sector-Specific Agency (SSA) for the Energy Sector,and is tasked with coordinating preparation of

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CASL L2 milestone report : VUQ.Y1.03, %22Enable statistical sensitivity and UQ demonstrations for VERA.%22  

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The CASL Level 2 Milestone VUQ.Y1.03, 'Enable statistical sensitivity and UQ demonstrations for VERA,' was successfully completed in March 2011. The VUQ focus area led this effort, in close partnership with AMA, and with support from VRI. DAKOTA was coupled to VIPRE-W thermal-hydraulics simulations representing reactors of interest to address crud-related challenge problems in order to understand the sensitivity and uncertainty in simulation outputs with respect to uncertain operating and model form parameters. This report summarizes work coupling the software tools, characterizing uncertainties, selecting sensitivity and uncertainty quantification algorithms, and analyzing the results of iterative studies. These demonstration studies focused on sensitivity and uncertainty of mass evaporation rate calculated by VIPRE-W, a key predictor for crud-induced power shift (CIPS).

Sung, Yixing (Westinghouse Electric Company LLC, Cranberry Township, PA); Adams, Brian M.; Witkowski, Walter R.

2011-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Large magnetoresistance in oxide based ferromagnet/superconductor spin switches.  

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We report large magnetoresistance (in excess of 1000%) in ferromagnet / superconductor / ferromagnet structures made of La{sub 0.7}Ca{sub 0.3}MnO{sub 3} and YBa{sub 2}Cu{sub 3}O{sub 7} in the current in plane (CIP) geometry. This magnetoresistance has many of the ingredients of the giant magnetoresistance of metallic superlattices: it is independent on the angle between current and magnetic field, depends on the relative orientation of the magnetization in the ferromagnetic layers, and takes very large values. The origin is enhanced scattering at the F/S interface in the anti parallel configuration of the magnetizations. Furthermore, we examine the dependence of the magnetoresistance effect on the thickness of the superconducting layer, and show that the magnetoresistance dies out for thickness in excess of 30 nm, setting a length scale for the diffusion of spin polarized quasiparticles.

Pena, V.; Nemes, N.; Visani, C.; Garcia-Barriocanal, J.; Bruno, F.; Arias, D.; Sefrioui, Z.; Leon, C.; te Velthuis, S. G. E.; Hoffmann, A.; Garcia-Hernandez, M.; Santamaria, J.; Materials Science Division; Univ. Complutense de Madrid; Inst. de Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Large Scale Structure Forecast Constraints on Particle Production During Inflation  

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Bursts of particle production during inflation provide a well-motivated mechanism for creating bump like features in the primordial power spectrum. Current data constrains these features to be less than about 5% the size of the featureless primordial power spectrum at wavenumbers of about 0.1 h Mpc^{-1}. We forecast that the Planck cosmic microwave background experiment will be able to strengthen this constraint to the 0.5% level. We also predict that adding data from a square kilometer array (SKA) galaxy redshift survey would improve the constraint to about the 0.1% level. For features at larger wave-numbers, Planck will be limited by Silk damping and foregrounds. While, SKA will be limited by non-linear effects. We forecast for a Cosmic Inflation Probe (CIP) galaxy redshift survey, similar constraints can be achieved up to about a wavenumber of 1 h Mpc^{-1}.

Teeraparb Chantavat; Christopher Gordon; Joseph Silk

2010-09-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Utility of reactively sputtered CuN{sub x} films in spintronics devices  

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We have studied nitrified copper (CuN{sub x}) thin films grown by reactive sputtering in the context of spintronic devices. The Ar-to-N{sub 2} flow ratio enables tunability of the electrical resistivity and surface roughness of the CuN{sub x} films, with the former increasing to nearly 20 times that of Cu, and the latter reduced to the atomic scale. Incorporating this into a Ta/CuN{sub x}/Ta seed stack for spin valves improves the current-in-plane (CIP) magnetoresistance; maximum magnetoresistance results with CuN{sub x} seed layer and Cu interlayer. Finally, finite element modeling results are presented that suggest the use of CuN{sub x} in nanocontact spin torque oscillators can enhance current densities by limiting the current spread through the device. This may positively impact threshold currents, power requirements, and device reliability.

Fang Yeyu [Physics Department, Goeteborg University, 412 96 Goeteborg (Sweden); Persson, J. [Physics Department, Goeteborg University, 412 96 Goeteborg (Sweden); NanOsc AB, Electrum 205, 164 40 Kista (Sweden); Zha, C. [Materials Physics Department, Royal Institute of Technology, Electrum 229, 164 40 Kista (Sweden); Willman, J.; Miller, Casey W. [Department of Physics, Center for Integrated Functional Materials, University of South Florida, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33620 (United States); Aakerman, Johan [Physics Department, Goeteborg University, 412 96 Goeteborg (Sweden); NanOsc AB, Electrum 205, 164 40 Kista (Sweden); Materials Physics Department, Royal Institute of Technology, Electrum 229, 164 40 Kista (Sweden)

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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New No-Cost ANTFARM Tool Maps Control System Networks to Help Implement  

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New No-Cost ANTFARM Tool Maps Control System Networks to Help New No-Cost ANTFARM Tool Maps Control System Networks to Help Implement Cyber Security Standards New No-Cost ANTFARM Tool Maps Control System Networks to Help Implement Cyber Security Standards Funded under the Department of Energy's National SCADA Test Bed Program, Sandia National Laboratories recently released a new software tool that will aid energy utility owners in mapping and visualizing their control system networks-a critical first step in meeting the North American Electric Reliability Corporation's Critical Infrastructure Protection (NERC CIP) standards. New No-Cost ANTFARM Tool Maps Control System Networks to Help Implement Cyber Security Standards More Documents & Publications Advanced Network Toolkit for Assessments and Remote Mapping (ANTFARM)

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A Centrifugal Contactor Design to Facilitate Remote Replacement  

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Advanced designs of nuclear fuel recycling and radioactive waste treatment plants are expected to include more ambitious goals for solvent extraction based separations including; higher separations efficiency, high-level waste minimization, and a greater focus on continuous processes to minimize cost and footprint. Therefore, Annular Centrifugal Contactors (ACCs) are destined to play a more important role for such future processing schemes. This work continues the development of remote designs for ACCs that can process the large throughputs needed for future nuclear fuel recycling and radioactive waste treatment plants. A three stage, 12.5 cm diameter rotor module has been constructed and is being evaluated for use in highly radioactive environments. This prototype assembly employs three standard CINC V-05 clean-in-place (CIP) units modified for remote service and replacement via new methods of connection for solution inlets, outlets, drain and CIP. Hydraulic testing and functional checks were successfully conducted and then the prototype was evaluated for remote handling and maintenance. Removal and replacement of the center position V-05R contactor in the three stage assembly was demonstrated using an overhead rail mounted PaR manipulator. Initial evaluation indicates a viable new design for interconnecting and cleaning individual stages while retaining the benefits of commercially reliable ACC equipment. Replacement of a single stage via remote manipulators and tools is estimated to take about 30 minutes, perhaps fast enough to support a contactor change without loss of process equilibrium. The design presented in this work is scalable to commercial ACC models from V-05 to V-20 with total throughput rates ranging from 20 to 650 liters per minute.

David H. Meikrantz; Jack. D. Law; Troy G. Garn; Lawrence L. Macaluso

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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IMPROVED TUBULARS FOR BETTER ECONOMICS IN DEEP GAS WELL DRILLING USING MICROWAVE TECHNOLOGY  

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The main objective of the research program has been to improve the rate-of-penetration in deep hostile environments by improving the life cycle and performance of coiled-tubing, an important component of a deep well drilling system for oil and gas exploration, by utilizing the latest developments in the microwave materials technology. Originally, it was proposed to accomplish this by developing an efficient and economically viable continuous microwave process to sinter continuously formed/extruded steel powder for the manufacture of seamless coiled tubing and other tubular products. However, based on the results and faced with insurmountable difficulties in the extrusion and de-waxing processes, the approach of achieving the goals of the program has been slightly changed. In the continuation proposal an approach of microwave sintering combined with Cold Isostatic Press (CIP) and joining (by induction or microwave) is adopted. This process can be developed into a semi-continuous sintering process if the CIP can produce parts fast enough to match the microwave sintering rates. Originally, the entire program was spread over three phases with the following goals: Phase I: Demonstration of the feasibility concept of continuous microwave sintering process for tubular steel products. Phase II: Design, building and testing of a prototype microwave system which shall be combined with a continuous extruder for steel tubular objects. Phase III: Execution of the plan for commercialization of the technology by one of the industrial partners. However, since some of the goals of the phase I were not completed, an extension of nine months was granted and we continued extrusion experiments, designed and built semicontinuous microwave sintering unit.

Dinesh Agrawal; Paul Gigl; Mahlon Dennis; Roderic Stanley

2005-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SISGR: Linking Ion Solvation and Lithium Battery Electrolyte Properties  

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The solvation and phase behavior of the model battery electrolyte salt lithium trifluoromethanesulfonate (LiCF3SO3) in commonly used organic solvents; ethylene carbonate (EC), gamma-butyrolactone (GBL), and propylene carbonate (PC) was explored. Data from differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), Raman spectroscopy, and X-ray diffraction were correlated to provide insight into the solvation states present within a sample mixture. Data from DSC analyses allowed the construction of phase diagrams for each solvent system. Raman spectroscopy enabled the determination of specific solvation states present within a solvent-Ă?Â?Ă?Â?salt mixture, and X-ray diffraction data provided exact information concerning the structure of a solvates that could be isolated Thermal analysis of the various solvent-salt mixtures revealed the phase behavior of the model electrolytes was strongly dependent on solvent symmetry. The point groups of the solvents were (in order from high to low symmetry): C2V for EC, CS for GBL, and C1 for PC(R). The low symmetry solvents exhibited a crystallinity gap that increased as solvent symmetry decreased; no gap was observed for EC-LiTf, while a crystallinity gap was observed spanning 0.15 to 0.3 mole fraction for GBL-LiTf, and 0.1 to 0.33 mole fraction for PC(R)-LiTf mixtures. Raman analysis demonstrated the dominance of aggregated species in almost all solvent compositions. The AGG and CIP solvates represent the majority of the species in solutions for the more concentrated mixtures, and only in very dilute compositions does the SSIP solvate exist in significant amounts. Thus, the poor charge transport characteristics of CIP and AGG account for the low conductivity and transport properties of LiTf and explain why is a poor choice as a source of Li+ ions in a Li-ion battery.

Trulove, Paul C; Foley, Matthew P

2013-03-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Plutonium Multirecycling in Standard PWRs Loaded with Evolutionary Fuels  

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If it becomes necessary to stabilize the Pu inventory before the advent of Gen IV fast reactors, then it must be multirecycled in thermal neutron reactors like pressurized water reactors (PWRs). However, because of the neutron physics characteristics of Pu, it is difficult to multirecycle it in mixed-oxide (MOX)-fueled PWRs. Indeed, since there are fewer and fewer fissile isotopes in Pu, it is necessary to compensate by increasing its content, causing it to quickly reach values where the void coefficient is positive (above 12% Pu). To avoid this, Pu must be used together with enriched U so that its degradation is compensated by an increase of {sup 235}U enrichment. Two possibilities of mixing Pu and enriched U in the same assembly are presented (homogeneously and heterogeneously). In the first, called MOX-UE, all the fuel rods are made of PuO{sub 2}-U{sub enriched}O{sub 2}, whereas the second, called CORAIL, contains approximately one-third of standard MOX rods (PuO{sub 2}-U{sub tail}O{sub 2}) and two-thirds of UO{sub 2} rods. A variant of the CORAIL concept in which the MOX rods are substituted with inert matrix fuel rods (PuO{sub 2}-CeO{sub 2}) was also studied. These assemblies allow Pu to be multirecycled in standard PWRs, thus stabilizing the Pu inventory between 200 and 400 t heavy metal (for a nuclear electricity production of 400 TW.h(electric)/yr, i.e., typical of a country such as France). The number of reactors loaded with Pu depends on the performances of each concept in terms of Pu burning, and it represents between 80% (CORAIL with the MOX rods) and 30% (MOX-UE with 12% Pu) of the total power. There is only a small difference regarding the needs in natural U between the Pu monorecycling option and the different Pu multirecycling options. Hence, it appears that saving U should not be offered as an incentive for multirecycling Pu in PWRs.

Youinou, Gilles; Vasile, Alfredo [Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique Cadarache (France)

2005-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of a New Remote Handling Design for High Throughput Annular Centrifugal Contactors  

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Advanced designs of nuclear fuel recycling plants are expected to include more ambitious goals for aqueous based separations including; higher separations efficiency, high-level waste minimization, and a greater focus on continuous processes to minimize cost and footprint. Therefore, Annular Centrifugal Contactors (ACCs) are destined to play a more important role for such future processing schemes. Previous efforts defined and characterized the performance of commercial 5 cm and 12.5 cm single-stage ACCs in a “cold” environment. The next logical step, the design and evaluation of remote capable pilot scale ACCs in a “hot” or radioactive environment was reported earlier. This report includes the development of remote designs for ACCs that can process the large throughput rates needed in future nuclear fuel recycling plants. Novel designs were developed for the remote interconnection of contactor units, clean-in-place and drain connections, and a new solids removal collection chamber. A three stage, 12.5 cm diameter rotor module has been constructed and evaluated for operational function and remote handling in highly radioactive environments. This design is scalable to commercial CINC ACC models from V-05 to V-20 with total throughput rates ranging from 20 to 650 liters per minute. The V-05R three stage prototype was manufactured by the commercial vendor for ACCs in the U.S., CINC mfg. It employs three standard V-05 clean-in-place (CIP) units modified for remote service and replacement via new methods of connection for solution inlets, outlets, drain and CIP. Hydraulic testing and functional checks were successfully conducted and then the prototype was evaluated for remote handling and maintenance suitability. Removal and replacement of the center position V-05R ACC unit in the three stage prototype was demonstrated using an overhead rail mounted PaR manipulator. This evaluation confirmed the efficacy of this innovative design for interconnecting and cleaning individual stages while retaining the benefits of commercially reliable ACC equipment for remote applications in the nuclear industry. Minor modifications and suggestions for improved manual remote servicing by the remote handling specialists were provided but successful removal and replacement was demonstrated in the first prototype.

David H. Meikrantz; Troy G. Garn; Jack D. Law; Lawrence L. Macaluso

2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Validation and Calibration of Nuclear Thermal Hydraulics Multiscale Multiphysics Models - Subcooled Flow Boiling Study  

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In addition to validation data plan, development of advanced techniques for calibration and validation of complex multiscale, multiphysics nuclear reactor simulation codes are a main objective of the CASL VUQ plan. Advanced modeling of LWR systems normally involves a range of physico-chemical models describing multiple interacting phenomena, such as thermal hydraulics, reactor physics, coolant chemistry, etc., which occur over a wide range of spatial and temporal scales. To a large extent, the accuracy of (and uncertainty in) overall model predictions is determined by the correctness of various sub-models, which are not conservation-laws based, but empirically derived from measurement data. Such sub-models normally require extensive calibration before the models can be applied to analysis of real reactor problems. This work demonstrates a case study of calibration of a common model of subcooled flow boiling, which is an important multiscale, multiphysics phenomenon in LWR thermal hydraulics. The calibration process is based on a new strategy of model-data integration, in which, all sub-models are simultaneously analyzed and calibrated using multiple sets of data of different types. Specifically, both data on large-scale distributions of void fraction and fluid temperature and data on small-scale physics of wall evaporation were simultaneously used in this work’s calibration. In a departure from traditional (or common-sense) practice of tuning/calibrating complex models, a modern calibration technique based on statistical modeling and Bayesian inference was employed, which allowed simultaneous calibration of multiple sub-models (and related parameters) using different datasets. Quality of data (relevancy, scalability, and uncertainty) could be taken into consideration in the calibration process. This work presents a step forward in the development and realization of the “CIPS Validation Data Plan” at the Consortium for Advanced Simulation of LWRs to enable quantitative assessment of the CASL modeling of Crud-Induced Power Shift (CIPS) phenomenon, in particular, and the CASL advanced predictive capabilities, in general. This report is prepared for the Department of Energy’s Consortium for Advanced Simulation of LWRs program’s VUQ Focus Area.

Anh Bui; Nam Dinh; Brian Williams

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ion Association in AlCl3 Aqueous Solutions from Constrained First-Principles Molecular Dynamics  

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Ab initio molecular dynamics was used to investigate the ion pairing behavior between Cl- and the Al3+ ion in an aqueous AlCl3 solution containing 63 water molecules. A series of constrained simulations was carried out at 300 K for up to 16 ps each, by fixing the inter-nuclear separation (rAl-Cl) between the Al3+ ion and one of the Cl- ions. The calculated potential of mean force of the Al3+-Cl- ion pair shows a pronounced minimum at rAl-Cl = 2.3 Ć corresponding to a contact ion pair (CIP). Two local minima assigned to solvent separated ion pairs (SSIP) are identified at rAl-Cl= 4.4 and 6.0 Ć. The positions of the free energy minima coincide with the hydration shell intervals of the Al3+ cation suggesting that the Cl- ion is inclined to reside in regions of low concentration of waters, i.e. between the 1st and 2nd shells of Al3+ and between the 2nd shell and bulk. A detailed analysis of solvent structure around the Al3+ and Cl- ions as a function of rAl-Cl is presented. The results are compared to structure data from X-ray measurements and unconstrained AIMD simulations of single ions Al3+ and Cl- and AlCl3 solutions. The dipole moment of the water molecules inside the 1st and 2nd hydration shells of Al3+ and in the bulk region and those of the Clion were calculated as a function of rAl-Cl. Major changes in the electronic structure of the system result from the removal of Cl- from the 1st hydration shell of the Al3+ cation. Finally, two unconstrained AIMD simulations of aqueous AlCl3 solutions corresponding to CIP and SSIP configurations were performed (17 ps, 300 K). Only minor structural changes are observed in these systems, confirming their stability.

Cauet, Emilie L.; Bogatko, Stuart A.; Bylaska, Eric J.; Weare, John H.

2012-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Materials Design and Discovery: Catalysis and Electrical Energy Storage  

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and Discovery: Catalysis and Discovery: Catalysis and Electrical Energy Storage Presenter: N ichols A . R omero, A LCF ESP p ost---doc: Anouar B enali, A LCF PI: L arry C urAss, A NL M SD a nd C NM Comments from a reviewer on "Material Design and Discovery" from a proposal § How c ould t his m achine w ith t hese p rograms b e u sed t o d esign a n ew s olar c ell? Or a n ew c ure f or A IDS? O r a n ew h igh---T s uperconductor? T his i s n ot i ntended a s a trivial q uesAon. T he p resent m ethod o f D ISCOVERY r elies o n t he t rained h uman mind ( insight) a nd e xperiment ( serendipity). C omputaAonal s cience s o f ar h as n ot delivered a ny n ew d iscoveries b ecause i t l acks t he p ossibility o f s erendipity. T he greatest s uccess o f c omputaAonal c hemistry h as b een i mproved i nsight i nto t he way m aterial b ehaves

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

· · The year-to-year shift in net stock change reduced supply flow from storage by almost 2 Tcf from 2000 levels (Figure 8). Storage activity shifted from a net source of supply to the end use markets in 2000 to a net reduction of supplies available to end use mar- kets in 2001. The record net addition of 1,165 Bcf fol- lowed the record net drawdown of 829 Bcf in 2000. The resulting near-2 Tcf swing in gas from storage was more than double the next highest year-to-year swing in storage flows. This is highly significant for end use markets because it absorbed net supplies that would have been available in those markets. · The United States recorded gross imports of 3,977 Bcf and gross exports of 373 Bcf in 2001. Canada continues to be the largest foreign source of natural gas supplies to U.S. markets, while Mexico contin- ues as an increasingly important and growing market for U.S. natural gas exports.

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Design and Drafting  

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IntraLINK Account Request IntraLINK Account Request Please complete and submit the following form to request the account from the AES/D&D Group Please fill out this form as complete as possible. Requesting Engineer: Last Name First Name Badge Number: Division: AES ASD XSD USER BEAMLINE APS SUF LCLS NSLS-II Group: AES-ADM AES-BC AES-BSC AES-CF AES-CS AES-CTL AES-DD AES-IS AES-IT AES-MED AES-MIS AES-MOM AES-PRO AES-SA AES-SI AES-UES ASD-ADM ASD-AP ASD-DIA ASD-IAG ASD-MD ASD-OA ASD-PS ASD-RF LCLS USR-APS XSD-ADM XSD-BTS XSD-CEP XSD-IXN XSD-MC XSD-MM XSD-OFM XSD-TRR XSD-UAS XSD-XMI XSD-XOR Group Leader Arnold, Ned Borland, Micheal Den Hartog, Pat Fernandez, Patricia Friedsam, Horst Goeppner, George Harkay, Kathy Janik, Richard Lang, Jonathan Macrander, Al Markovich, Greg Moog, Liz Nassiri, Ali Pile, Geoff (LCLS) Rusthoven, Brian Shen, Qun Stein, Joshua (LCLS) Strasser, Susan Toby, Brian Walters, Dean (LCLS) Wang, Jin White, Marion (LCLS) Winans, Randy

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Design and Drafting  

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Design & Drafting Work Request Form Design & Drafting Work Request Form Please complete and submit the following form to request service from the AES/D&D Group Please fill out this form as complete as possible. Please do not use any special characters such as / or \ use a dash -. Project Name: Project Division is for: AES ASD XSD BEAMLINE APS APS-Upgrade LCLS NSLS-II Specify the APS Division the Project will be built for. WBS: Requesting Engineer: Last Name First Name Requesters Badge Number: Requesters Phone: E-mail: @aps.anl.gov Requesters Group: AES-ADM AES-BC AES-BSC AES-CF AES-CS AES-CTL AES-DD AES-IS AES-IT AES-MED AES-MIS AES-MOM AES-PRO AES-SA AES-SI AES-UES ASD-ADM ASD-AP ASD-DIA ASD-IAG ASD-MD ASD-OA ASD-PS ASD-RF LCLS USR-APS XSD-ADM XSD-BTS XSD-CEP XSD-IXN XSD-MC XSD-MM XSD-OFM XSD-TRR XSD-UAS XSD-XMI XSD-XOR

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CERTS.pptx  

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

Efficient Efficient A C O p-mal P ower F low & G lobal O p-mizer S olu-ons HyungSeon O h State U niversity o f N ew Y ork a t B uffalo August 6 , 2 013 CERTS R &M R eview M ee-ng Contents * Objec-ve * Our Q CQP m odel * Global s olu-on * Efficient a lgorithm 1 Objec-ve Development o f a n a lgorithm * Efficient t o s olve A C O PF f or a l arge---scale system * Seeking f or t he g lobal o p-mizer 2 AC O p-mal P ower F low * Find a n o p-mal s olu-on t o m eet a ll t he economic, o pera-onal, a nd e ngineering constraints i n p ower s ystem o pera-on * Computa-onally c omplex d ue t o i ts n on--- convexity, n onlinearity, a nd l arge---scale * Needs t o b e s olved i n a - mely m anner - Weekly i n 8 hrs, D aily i n 2 hrs, H ourly i n 1 5mins - Each 5 mins i n 1 min, S elf---healing p ost---con-ngency 0.5 mins 3 Challenges t

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People | Advanced Photon Source  

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About the APS: About the APS: Welcome Overview Visitor Information Mission & Goals Find People Organization Charts Committees Job Openings Find People Fields marked * are required. Search: search By last name: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z By division: Select a division Accelerator Systems Division (ASD) APS Engineering Support (AES) Xray Science Division (XSD) Photon Sciences (PSC) By group: Select a group AES-ADM AES-BC AES-CS AES-CTL AES-DD AES-IAG AES-IS AES-IT AES-MED AES-MIS AES-MOM AES-PRO AES-QA AES-SA AES-SI AES-SO AES-SSG AES-UES ASD-ADM ASD-AOP ASD-APH ASD-DIA ASD-MD ASD-OPT ASD-PS ASD-QA ASD-RF XSD-ADM XSD-AMO XSD-CJJ XSD-CMS XSD-DET XSD-GS XSD-IMG XSD-IXN XSD-MIC XSD-MM XSD-MPE XSD-OPT XSD-QA XSD-SPC XSD-SRS XSD-SSM XSD-TAS XSD-TRR XSD-UAS XSD-XMI PSC-PA General Inquiries

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NETL: Advanced NOx Emissions Control: Control Technology - ALTA for Cyclone  

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Full-Scale Demonstration of ALTA NOx Control for Cyclone-Fired Boilers Full-Scale Demonstration of ALTA NOx Control for Cyclone-Fired Boilers The primary goal of this project was to evaluate a technology called advanced layered technology application (ALTA) as a means to achieve NOx emissions below 0.15 lb/MMBtu in a cyclone boiler. Reaction Engineering International (REI) conducted field testing and combustion modeling to refine the process design, define the optimum technology parameters, and assess system performance. The ALTA NOx control technology combines deep staging from overfire air, rich reagent injection (RRI), and selective non-catalytic reduction (SNCR). Field testing was conducted during May-June 2005 at AmerenUE's Sioux Station Unit 1, a 500 MW cyclone boiler unit that typically burns an 80/20 blend of Powder River Basin subbituminous coal and Illinois No. 6 bituminous coal. Parametric testing was also conducted with 60/40 and 0/100 blends. The testing also evaluated process impacts on balance-of-plant issues such as the amount of unburned carbon in the ash, slag tapping, waterwall corrosion, ammonia slip, and heat distribution.

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Final Report: Retrofit Aeration System (RAS) for Francis Turbine  

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Osage Plant and Bagnell Dam impounds the Osage River forming the Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri. Since it is nearly 100 feet deep, the lake stratifies during the summer months causing low DO water to be discharged into the Osage river below the dam. To supplement DO, the turbines are vented during the low DO season. AmerenUE is continually researching new methods of DO enhancement. New turbines, manufactured by American Hydro Corporation, were installed in Units 3 & 5 during the spring of 2002. Additional vent capacity and new nosecones were included in the new turbine design. The retrofit aeration system is an attempt to further enhance the DO in the tailrace by installation of additional venting capability on Unit 6 (not upgraded with new turbine) and refining design on special nosecones which will be mounted on both Unit 3 (upgraded turbine) and Unit 6. Baseline DO testing for Units 3 & 6 was conducted mid August, 2002. This data wascompared to further tests planned for the summer of 2003 and 2004 after installation of the retrofit aeration system.

Alan Sullivan; DOE Project Officer Keith Bennett

2006-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DEVELOPMENT OF PROTECTIVE COATINGS FOR SINGLE CRYSTAL TURBINE BLADES  

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Turbine blades in coal derived syngas systems are subject to oxidation and corrosion due to high steam temperature and pressure. Thermal barrier coatings (TBCs) are developed to address these problems. The emphasis is on prime-reliant design and a better coating architecture, having high temperature and corrosion resistance properties for turbine blades. In Phase I, UES Inc. proposed to develop, characterize and optimize a prime reliant TBC system, having smooth and defect-free NiCoCrAlY bond layer and a defect free oxide sublayer, using a filtered arc technology. Phase I work demonstrated the deposition of highly dense, smooth and defect free NiCoCrAlY bond coat on a single crystal CMSX-4 substrate and the deposition of alpha-alumina and yttrium aluminum garnet (YAG) sublayer on top of the bond coat. Isothermal and cyclic oxidation test and pre- and post-characterization of these layers, in Phase I work, (with and without top TBC layer of commercial EB PVD YSZ) revealed significant performance enhancement.

Amarendra K. Rai

2006-12-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Solar Wind Oscillations With a 1.3 Year Period  

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. The IMP-8 and Voyager 2 spacecraft have ecently detected a very strong modulation in the solar wind d w speed with an approximately 1.3 year period. Combine ith evidence from long-term auroral and magnetometer o studies, this suggests that fundamental changes in the Sun ccur on a roughly 1.3 year time scale. Introduction The Sun emits a continuous stream of ionized particles s d called the solar wind. This wind is not constant, but varie ue to changes on the Sun. Strong periodicities in the solar ) [ wind linked with the solar rotation period (roughly 25 days Neugebauer and Snyder, 1966] and the solar cycle , 1 [Neugebauer, 1975; Bridge, 1977; Lazarus and McNutt 990] have been observed. Periodicities ranging from 51 to r s 256 days have been reported both in solar wind and in othe olar observations (see Villanueva [1994] and references a therein). Solar cycle variations of sunspot numbers and uroral activity are well established [see review by Silverman, 1992]. The IMP...

John Richardson Karolen; John D. Richardson; Karolen I. Paularena; John W. Belcher; Alan J. Lazarus

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of Sorbent Injection for Mercury Control  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

ADA-ES, Inc., with support from DOE/NETL, EPRI, and industry partners, studied mercury control options at six coal-fired power plants. The overall objective of the this test program was to evaluate the capabilities of activated carbon injection at six plants: Sunflower Electric's Holcomb Station Unit 1, AmerenUE's Meramec Station Unit 2, Missouri Basin Power Project's Laramie River Station Unit 3, Detroit Edison's Monroe Power Plant Unit 4, American Electric Power's Conesville Station Unit 6, and Labadie Power Plant Unit 2. These plants have configurations that together represent 78% of the existing coal-fired generation plants. The financial goals for the program established by DOE/NETL were to reduce the uncontrolled mercury emissions by 50 to 70% at a cost 25 to 50% lower than the target established by DOE of $60,000 per pound of mercury removed. Results from testing at Holcomb, Laramie, Meramec, Labadie, and Monroe indicate the DOE goal was successfully achieved. However, further improvements for plants with conditions similar to Conesville are recommended that would improve both mercury removal performance and economics.

Sharon Sjostrom

2008-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Thermal shock behavior of alumina/MoSi2 plasma sprayed laminated composites  

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Alumina (Al{sub 2}O{sub 3}) is very susceptible to thermal shock, which leads to strength degradation. By reinforcing Al{sub 2}O{sub 3} with molybdenum disilicide (MoSi{sub 2}) layers, the tolerance to damage caused by thermal shock can be improved. The thermal shock resistance of plasma sprayed Al{sub 2}O{sub 3}/MoSi{sub 2} laminated composites were investigated. Three laminate microstructures having different layer thickness were fabricated by atmospheric plasma spraying while maintaining a 50/50-volume fraction. Quenching experiments done on 4-point bend bars showed a gradual decrease in the strength as the change in temperature ({Delta}T) increased. Thermal shock resistant parameters (R{prime} and R-quadruple prime) provided a representative numerical value of the thermal shock resistance for the laminated composites. The corresponding material properties for the different microstructures were determined experimentally in order to calculate the R{prime} and R quadruple prime values. The intermediate layered composite showed the highest R-quadruple prime va1ue at 1061 {micro}m, while the thin layered composite had the highest R{prime} value at 474 W/m.

Castro, R. G. (Richard G.); Petrovic, J. J.; Vaidya, R. U. (Rajendra U.); Mendoza, D. (Daniel)

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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LARGE AREA FILTERED ARC DEPOSITION OF CARBON AND BORON BASED HARD COATINGS  

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This document is a final report covering work performed under Contract No. DE-FG02-99ER82911 from the Department of Energy under a SBIR Phase II Program. Wear resistant, hard coatings can play a vital role in many engineering applications. The primary goal of this project was to develop coatings containing boron and carbon with hardness greater than 30 GPa and evaluate these coatings for machining applications. UES has developed a number of carbon and boron containing coatings with hardness in the range of 34 to 65 GPa using a combination of filtered cathodic arc and magnetron sputtering. The boron containing coatings were based on TiB2, TiBN, and TiBCN, while the carbon containing coatings ere TiC+C and hydrogen free diamond-like-carbon. Machining tests were performed with single and multilayer coated tools. The turning and milling tests were run at TechSolve Inc., under a subcontract at Ohio State University. Significant increases in tool lives were realized in end milling of H-13 die steel (8X) and titanium alloy (80%) using the TiBN coating. A multilayer TiBN/TiN performed the best in end-milling of highly abrasive Al-Si alloys. A 40% increase in life over the TiAlN benchmark coating was found. Further evaluations of these coatings with commercialization partners are currently in progress.

Bhattacharya, Rabi S.

2003-12-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Neural Networks as a Composition Diagnostic for Ultra-high Energy Cosmic Rays  

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We analyze here the possibility of studying mass composition in the Auger data sample using neural networks as a diagnostic tool. Extensive air showers were simulated using the AIRES code, for the two hadronic interaction models in current use: QGSJet and Sibyll. Both, photon and hadron primaries were simulated and used to generate events. The output parameters from the ground array were simulated for the typical instrumental and environmental conditions at the Malarg\\"ue Auger site using the code SAMPLE. Besides photons, hydrogen, helium, carbon, oxygen, magnesium, silicon, calcium and iron nuclei were also simulated. We show that Principal Components Analysis alone is enough to separate individual photon from hadron events, but the same technique cannot be applied to the classification of hadronic events. The latter requires the use of a more robust diagnostic. We show that neural networks are potentially powerful enough to discriminate proton from iron events almost on an event-by-event basis. However, in the case of a more realistic multi-component mixture of primary nuclei, only a statistical estimate of the average mass can be reliably obtained. Although hybrid events are not explicitly simulated, we show that, whenever hybrid information in the form of $X_{max}$ is introduced in the training procedure of the neural networks, a considerable improvement can be achieved in mass discrimination analysis.

Andre K. O. Tiba; Gustavo A. Medina-Tanco; Sergio J. Sciutto

2005-02-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Repository site data report for unsaturated tuff, Yucca Mountain, Nevada  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The US Department of Energy is currently considering the thick sequences of unsaturated, fractured tuff at Yucca Mountain, on the southwestern boundary of the Nevada Test Site, as a possible candidate host rock for a nuclear-waste repository. Yucca Mountain is in one of the most arid areas in the United States. The site is within the south-central part of the Great Basin section of the Basin and Range physiographic province and is located near a number of silicic calderas of Tertiary age. Although localized zones of seismic activity are common throughout the province, and faults are present at Yucca Mountain, the site itself is basically aseismic. No data are available on the composition of ground water in the unsaturated zone at Yucca Mountain. It has been suggested that the composition is bounded by the compositions of water from wells USW-H3, UE25p-1, J-13, and snow or rain. There are relatively few data available from Yucca Mountain on the moisture content and saturation, hydraulic conductivity, and characteristic curves of the unsaturated zone. The available literature on thermomechanical properties of tuff does not always distinguish between data from the saturated zone and data from the unsaturated zone. Geochemical, hydrologic, and thermomechanical data available on the unsaturated tuffs of Yucca Mountain are tabulated in this report. Where the data are very sparse, they have been supplemented by data from the saturated zone or from areas other than Yucca Mountain. 316 refs., 58 figs., 37 tabs.

Tien, P.L.; Updegraff, C.D.; Siegel, M.D.; Wahi, K.K.; Guzowski, R.V.

1985-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

246

Graphene and non-Abelian quantization  

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In this article we employ a simple nonrelativistic model to describe the low energy excitation of graphene. The model is based on a deformation of the Heisenberg algebra which makes the commutator of momenta proportional to the pseudo-spin. We solve the Landau problem for the resulting Hamiltonian which reduces, in the large mass limit while keeping fixed the Fermi velocity, to the usual linear one employed to describe these excitations as massless Dirac fermions. This model, extended to negative mass, allows to reproduce the leading terms in the low energy expansion of the dispersion relation for both nearest and next-to-nearest neighbor interactions. Taking into account the contributions of both Dirac points, the resulting Hall conductivity, evaluated with a $\\zeta$-function approach, is consistent with the anomalous integer quantum Hall effect found in graphene. Moreover, when considered in first order perturbation theory, it is shown that the next-to-leading term in the interaction between nearest neighbor produces no modifications in the spectrum of the model while an electric field perpendicular to the magnetic field produces just a rigid shift of this spectrum. PACS: 03.65.-w, 81.05.ue, 73.43.-f

H. Falomir; J. Gamboa; M. Loewe; M. Nieto

2011-09-29T23:59:59.000Z

247

Core characterization of the new CABRI Water Loop Facility  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The CABRI experimental reactor is located at the Cadarache nuclear research center, southern France. It is operated by the Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) and devoted to IRSN (Institut de Radioprotection et de Surete Nucleaire) safety programmes. It has been successfully operated during the last 30 years, enlightening the knowledge of FBR and LWR fuel behaviour during Reactivity Insertion Accident (RIA) and Loss Of Coolant Accident (LOCA) transients in the frame of IPSN (Institut de Protection et de Surete Nucleaire) and now IRSN programmes devoted to reactor safety. This operation was interrupted in 2003 to allow for a whole facility renewal programme for the need of the CABRI International Programme (CIP) carried out by IRSN under the OECD umbrella. The principle of operation of the facility is based on the control of {sup 3}He, a major gaseous neutron absorber, in the core geometry. The purpose of this paper is to illustrate how several dosimetric devices have been set up to better characterize the core during the upcoming commissioning campaign. It presents the schemes and tools dedicated to core characterization. (authors)

Ritter, G.; Rodiac, F.; Beretz, D.; Girard, J.M.; Gueton, O. [CEA/Nuclear Energy Division, Cadarache Nuclear Research Center, Reactor Studies Department (France)

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Penalty regarding Southwestern Public Service Co. (SPS-XCEL), 1 in accordance with the  

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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (Commission or FERC) rules, regulations and orders, as well as NERC Rules of Procedure including Appendix 4C NERC Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement Program (CMEP). 2 This Notice of Penalty is being filed with the Commission because, based on information from the Southwest Power Pool Regional Entity, Southwestern Public Service Co. (SPS-XCEL) does not dispute the violations of EOP-001-0 (R.) 3.4, 4.4 and 5, EOP-005-1 R. 1, and CIP-001-1 R. 2 and the proposed penalty of $0 to be assessed to Southwestern Public Service Co. at issue in this Notice of Penalty. Accordingly, the violations identified as NERC Violation Tracking Identification Numbers SPP200700002, SPP200700003, SPP200700004, SPP200700005 and SPP200700006 are Confirmed Violations, as that term is defined in the NERC Rules of Procedure and the CMEP. Statement of Findings Underlying the Violations This Notice of Penalty incorporates by reference the findings and justifications set forth in the Notice of Confirmed Violation and Proposed Penalty or Sanction (NOC) issued on April 1, 2008, by the Southwest Power Pool Regional Entity. The details of the findings and basis for the

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2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

249

District heating system, College Industrial Park, Klamath Falls, Oregon  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The College Industrial Park (CIP) is located to the northwest of the Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT) campus. Waste water from the OIT campus geothermal heating system flows through an open ditch to the south of the Park. Being aware of this, city personnel have requested the Geo-Heat Center design a distribution network for the Park to eventually utilize an estimated 600 GPM of the 130/sup 0/F waste water. Geothermal water from each campus building is discharged into storm drains which also collect surface run off from parking lots, roofs and grounds. Waste water temperatures are generally between 120/sup 0/F and 130/sup 0/F, however, it may drop as low as 90/sup 0/F when mixing occurs with large amounts of surface run off. Peak heating load requirements for the OIT campus are estimated to be 17.8 x 10/sup 6/ Btu/hour for 567,000 square feet of space. Peak flow rate of geothermal fluid to satisfy this load is then 593 GPM based on a net 60/sup 0/F temperature differential. Three wells are available to supply the necessary flow. A Lithium-Bromide Absorption Chiller (185 ton) was installed in 1980 to provide space cooling. The chiller requires a constant flow rate of 550 GPM and discharges 170/sup 0/F water to the storm drains during summer months.

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1981-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Clean-in-Place and Reliability Testing of a Commercial 12.5 cm Annular Centrifugal Contactor at the INL  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The renewed interest in advancing nuclear energy has spawned the research of advanced technologies for recycling nuclear fuel. A significant portion of the advanced fuel cycle includes the recovery of selected actinides by solvent extraction methods utilizing centrifugal contactors. Although the use of centrifugal contactors for solvent extraction is widely known, their operation is not without challenges. Solutions generated from spent fuel dissolution contain unknown quantities of undissolved solids. A majority of these solids will be removed via various methods of filtration. However, smaller particles are expected to carry through to downstream solvent extraction processes and equipment. In addition, solids/precipitates brought about by mechanical or chemical upsets are another potential area of concern. During processing, particulate captured in the rotor assembly by high centrifugal forces eventually forms a cake-like structure on the inner wall introducing balance problems and negatively affecting phase separations. One of the features recently developed for larger engineering scale Annular Centrifugal Contactors (ACCs) is the Clean-In-Place (CIP) capability. Engineered spray nozzles were installed into the hollow central rotor shaft in all four quadrants of the rotor assembly. This arrangement allows for a very convenient and effective method of solids removal from within the rotor assembly.

N. R. Mann; T. G. Garn; D. H. Meikrantz; J. D. Law; T. A. Todd

2007-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Clean-in-Place and Reliability Testing of a Commercial 12.5-cm Annular Centrifugal Contactor at the INL  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The renewed interest in advancing nuclear energy has spawned the research of advanced technologies for recycling nuclear fuel. A significant portion of the advanced fuel cycle includes the recovery of selected actinides by solvent extraction methods utilizing centrifugal contactors. Although the use of centrifugal contactors for solvent extraction is widely known, their operation is not without challenges. Solutions generated from spent fuel dissolution contain unknown quantities of undissolved solids. A majority of these solids will be removed via various methods of filtration. However, smaller particles are expected to carry through to downstream solvent extraction processes and equipment. In addition, solids/precipitates brought about by mechanical or chemical upsets are another potential area of concern. During processing, particulate captured in the rotor assembly by high centrifugal forces eventually forms a cake-like structure on the inner wall introducing balance problems and negatively affecting phase separations. One of the features recently developed for larger engineering scale Annular Centrifugal Contactors (ACCs) is the Clean-In-Place (CIP) capability. Engineered spray nozzles were installed into the hollow central rotor shaft in all four quadrants of the rotor assembly. This arrangement allows for a very convenient and effective method of solids removal from within the rotor assembly.

N. R. Mann; T. G. Garn; D. H. Meikrantz; J. D. Law; T. A. Todd

2007-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

252

Giant magnetoresistive structures based on CrO{sub 2} with epitaxial RuO{sub 2} as the spacer layer  

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Epitaxial ruthenium dioxide (RuO{sub 2})/chromium dioxide(CrO{sub 2}) thin film heterostructures have been grown on (100)-TiO{sub 2} substrates by chemical vapor deposition. Both current-in-plane (CIP) and current-perpendicular-to-plane (CPP) giant magnetoresistive stacks were fabricated with either Co or another epitaxial CrO{sub 2} layer as the top electrode. The Cr{sub 2}O{sub 3} barrier, which forms naturally on CrO{sub 2} surfaces, is no longer present after the RuO{sub 2} deposition, resulting in a highly conductive interface that has a resistance at least four orders of magnitude lower. However, only very limited magnetoresistance (MR) was observed. Such low MR is due to the appearance of a chemically and magnetically disordered layer at the CrO{sub 2} and RuO{sub 2} interfaces when Cr{sub 2}O{sub 3} is transformed into rutile structures during its intermixing with RuO{sub 2}.

Miao, G.X.; Gupta, A.; Sims, H.; Butler, W.H.; Ghosh, S.; Xiao Gang [Physics Department, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912 (United States); Center for Materials for Information Technology, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487 (United States); Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois 60607 (United States); Physics Department, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912 (United States)

2005-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

253

Modeling and analysis of ORNL horizontal storage tank mobilization and mixing  

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The retrieval and treatment of radioactive sludges that are stored in tanks constitute a prevalent problem at several US Department of Energy sites. The tanks typically contain a settled sludge layer with non-Newtonian rheological characteristics covered by a layer of supernatant. The first step in retrieval is the mobilization and mixing of the supernatant and sludge in the storage tanks. Submerged jets have been proposed to achieve sludge mobilization in tanks, including the 189 m{sup 3} (50,000 gallon) Melton Valley Storage tanks (MVST) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and the planned 378 m{sup 3} (100,000 gallon) tanks being designed as part of the MVST Capacity Increase Project (MVST-CIP). This report focuses on the modeling of mixing and mobilization in horizontal cylindrical tanks like those of the MVST design using submerged, recirculating liquid jets. The computer modeling of the mobilization and mixing processes uses the TEMPEST computational fluid dynamics program (Trend and Eyler 1992). The goals of the simulations are to determine under what conditions sludge mobilization using submerged liquid jets is feasible in tanks of this configuration, and to estimate mixing times required to approach homogeneity of the contents.

Mahoney, L.A.; Terrones, G.; Eyler, L.L.

1994-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

254

Lemnos interoperable security project.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

With the Lemnos framework, interoperability of control security equipment is straightforward. To obtain interoperability between proprietary security appliance units, one or both vendors must now write cumbersome 'translation code.' If one party changes something, the translation code 'breaks.' The Lemnos project is developing and testing a framework that uses widely available security functions and protocols like IPsec - to form a secure communications channel - and Syslog, to exchange security log messages. Using this model, security appliances from two or more different vendors can clearly and securely exchange information, helping to better protect the total system. Simplify regulatory compliance in a complicated security environment by leveraging the Lemnos framework. As an electric utility, are you struggling to implement the NERC CIP standards and other regulations? Are you weighing the misery of multiple management interfaces against committing to a ubiquitous single-vendor solution? When vendors build their security appliances to interoperate using the Lemnos framework, it becomes practical to match best-of-breed offerings from an assortment of vendors to your specific control systems needs. The Lemnos project is developing and testing a framework that uses widely available open-source security functions and protocols like IPsec and Syslog to create a secure communications channel between appliances in order to exchange security data.

Halbgewachs, Ronald D.

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

255

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Tnls document was prepared as an a~CUe, Government nor;;ny agency thereof, nor The Rege:lIs of the Univrnity oJ California, flot any of their emp:oyees, makes any wami.."!Y, express 0:: implied, or assumes any lcg31 responsibility for.be accuracy, corrrr1ett:ness, or c~efuL'1CSS of iUly inionnation, apparatus, prodUCt, or process disclosed, or re?reSenl~ that its use wouia::'1m infringe pnvately owned r:ghts. Reference herein \\0 any spw.fic com!':1ercial?rodcet,?rocess, or ~en1ce by its trade nHtI!;:, trademark, manuiacrJrer, or athc... '''wis;c, dOe! nm;'I~[!$sa.rily cor,sum:e or hnply its en

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1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

258

Radionuclide Migation Project 1984 progress report  

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The report discusses the hydrogeologic settings and histories of studies associated with the Cheshire (U20n), Cambric (U5e), Nash (UE2ce), Bilby (U3cn), Bourbon (U7n), and Faultless (UC1) Events. Radionuclide and some chemical data are presented for water samples from cavity or chimney wells associated with the Cheshire, Cambric, and Bilby Events, and from satellite wells at the Cambric, Nash, Bibly, Bourbon, and Faultless Event sites. The report also gives the results of studies of specific sampling or analytical methodologies. These studies demonstrated that the apparent migration of /sup 155/Eu is an artfact of spectrometric misidentification of gamma- and x-ray peaks from other constituents. A potential problem with atmospheric contamination of samples collected with evacuated thief samples was also identified. Ultrafiltration techniques were applied to some of the Cheshire cavity samples collected, and preliminary results suggest that substantial amounts of activity may be associated with colloidal particles in the size range of 0.006 to 0.45 ..mu..m. A study has begun of the recharge of effluent water from RNM-2S (Cambric satellite well) into the desert floor as a result of nine years of continuous pumping. This report gives the initial results of unsaturated zone studies showing the propagation of moisture and tritium fronts through the shallow soil. Geochemical modeling of the behavior of ruthenium and technetium was carried out, with particular emphasis on the identification of ionic species that would be potentially mobile under NTS ground-water conditions. The report compares the results with observations of ruthenium migration to the Cambric satellite well.

Buddemeier, R.W.; Isherwood, D. (comps.)

1985-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

259

Closure Report for Corrective Action Unit 151: Septic Systems and Discharge Area, Nevada Test Site, Nevada  

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Corrective Action Unit (CAU) 151 is identified in the Federal Facility Agreement and Consent Order (FFACO) as Septic Systems and Discharge Area. CAU 151 consists of the following eight Corrective Action Sites (CASs), located in Areas 2, 12, and 18 of the Nevada Test Site, approximately 65 miles northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada: (1) CAS 02-05-01, UE-2ce Pond; (2) CAS 12-03-01, Sewage Lagoons (6); (3) CAS 12-04-01, Septic Tanks; (4) CAS 12-04-02, Septic Tanks; (5) CAS 12-04-03, Septic Tank; (6) CAS 12-47-01, Wastewater Pond; (7) CAS 18-03-01, Sewage Lagoon; and (8) CAS 18-99-09, Sewer Line (Exposed). CAU 151 closure activities were conducted according to the FFACO (FFACO, 1996; as amended February 2008) and the Corrective Action Plan for CAU 151 (U.S. Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration Nevada Site Office, 2007) from October 2007 to January 2008. The corrective action alternatives included no further action, clean closure, and closure in place with administrative controls. CAU 151 closure activities are summarized in Table 1. Closure activities generated liquid remediation waste, sanitary waste, hydrocarbon waste, and mixed waste. Waste generated was appropriately managed and disposed. Waste that is currently staged onsite is being appropriately managed and will be disposed under approved waste profiles in permitted landfills. Waste minimization activities included waste characterization sampling and segregation of waste streams. Some waste exceeded land disposal restriction limits and required offsite treatment prior to disposal. Other waste meeting land disposal restrictions was disposed of in appropriate onsite or offsite landfills. Waste disposition documentation is included as Appendix C.

NSTec Environmental Restoration

2008-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

260

Evaluation of Sorbent Injection for Mercury Control  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The power industry in the U.S. is faced with meeting new regulations to reduce the emissions of mercury compounds from coal-fired plants. These regulations are directed at the existing fleet of nearly 1,100 boilers. These plants are relatively old with an average age of over 40 years. Although most of these units are capable of operating for many additional years, there is a desire to minimize large capital expenditures because of the reduced (and unknown) remaining life of the plant to amortize the project. Injecting a sorbent such as powdered activated carbon into the flue gas represents one of the simplest and most mature approaches to controlling mercury emissions from coal-fired boilers. This is the final site report for tests conducted at Laramie River Station Unit 3, one of five sites evaluated in this DOE/NETL program. The overall objective of the test program is to evaluate the capabilities of activated carbon injection at five plants: Sunflower Electric's Holcomb Station Unit 1, AmerenUE's Meramec Station Unit 2, Missouri Basin Power Project's Laramie River Station Unit 3, Detroit Edison's Monroe Power Plant Unit 4, and AEP's Conesville Station Unit 6. These plants have configurations that together represent 78% of the existing coal-fired generation plants. The goals for the program established by DOE/NETL are to reduce the uncontrolled mercury emissions by 50 to 70% at a cost 25 to 50% lower than the benchmark established by DOE of $60,000/lb mercury removed. The goals of the program were exceeded at Laramie River Station by achieving over 90% mercury removal at a sorbent cost of $3,980/lb ($660/oz) mercury removed for a coal mercury content of 7.9 lb/TBtu.

Sharon Sjostrom

2005-12-30T23:59:59.000Z

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261

Heating 7.2 user`s manual  

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HEATING is a general-purpose conduction heat transfer program written in Fortran 77. HEATING can solve steady-state and/or transient heat conduction problems in one-, two-, or three-dimensional Cartesian, cylindrical, or spherical coordinates. A model may include multiple materials, and the thermal conductivity, density, and specific heat of each material may be both time- and temperature-dependent. The thermal conductivity may also be anisotropic. Materials may undergo change of phase. Thermal properties of materials may be input or may be extracted from a material properties library. Heat-generation rates may be dependent on time, temperature, and position, and boundary temperatures may be time- and position-dependent. The boundary conditions, which may be surface-to-environment or surface-to-surface, may be specified temperatures or any combination of prescribed heat flux, forced convection, natural convection, and radiation. The boundary condition parameters may be time- and/or temperature-dependent. General gray-body radiation problems may be modeled with user-defined factors for radiant exchange. The mesh spacing may be variable along each axis. HEATING uses a runtime memory allocation scheme to avoid having to recompile to match memory requirements for each specific problem. HEATING utilizes free-form input. Three steady-state solution techniques are available: point-successive-overrelaxation iterative method with extrapolation, direct-solution, and conjugate gradient. Transient problems may be solved using any one of several finite-difference schemes: Crank-Nicolson implicit, Classical Implicit Procedure (CIP), Classical Explicit Procedure (CEP), or Levy explicit method. The solution of the system of equations arising from the implicit techniques is accomplished by point-successive-overrelaxation iteration and includes procedures to estimate the optimum acceleration parameter.

Childs, K.W.

1993-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

262

Dihydroptychantol A, a macrocyclic bisbibenzyl derivative, induces autophagy and following apoptosis associated with p53 pathway in human osteosarcoma U2OS cells  

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Dihydroptychantol A (DHA), a novel macrocyclic bisbibenzyl compound extracted from liverwort Asterella angusta, has antifungal and multi-drug resistance reversal properties. Here, the chemically synthesized DHA was employed to test its anti-cancer activities in human osteosarcoma U2OS cells. Our results demonstrated that DHA induced autophagy followed by apoptotic cell death accompanied with G{sub 2}/M-phase cell cycle arrest in U2OS cells. DHA-induced autophagy was morphologically characterized by the formation of double membrane-bound autophagic vacuoles recognizable at the ultrastructural level. DHA also increased the levels of LC3-II, a marker of autophagy. Surprisingly, DHA-mediated apoptotic cell death was potentiated by the autophagy inhibitor 3-methyladenine, suggesting that autophagy may play a protective role that impedes the eventual cell death. Furthermore, p53 was shown to be involved in DHA-meditated autophagy and apoptosis. In this connection, DHA increased nuclear expression of p53, induced p53 phosphorylation, and upregulated p53 target gene p21{sup Waf1/Cip1}. In contrast, cytoplasmic p53 was reduced by DHA, which contributed to the stimulation of autophagy. In relation to the cell cycle, DHA decreased the expression of cyclin B{sub 1}, a cyclin required for progression through the G{sub 2}/M phase. Taken together, DHA induces G{sub 2}/M-phase cell cycle arrest and apoptosis in U2OS cells. DHA-induced apoptosis was preceded by the induction of protective autophagy. DHA-mediated autophagy and apoptosis are associated with the cytoplasmic and nuclear functions of p53.

Li Xia [School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Shandong University, Jinan 250012 (China); School of Ocean, Shandong University, Weihai 264209 (China); Wu, William K.K. [Institute of Digestive Diseases, LKS Institute of Health Sciences and Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Chinese University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong); Sun Bin [School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Shandong University, Jinan 250012 (China); Cui Min; Liu Shanshan [School of Ocean, Shandong University, Weihai 264209 (China); Gao Jian [School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Shandong University, Jinan 250012 (China); Lou Hongxiang, E-mail: louhongxiang@sdu.edu.cn [School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Shandong University, Jinan 250012 (China)

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Protein Kinase CK2 Regulates Cytoskeletal Reorganization during Ionizing Radiation-Induced Senescence of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells  

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Human mesenchymal stem cells (hMSC) are critical for tissue regeneration. How hMSC respond to genotoxic stresses and potentially contribute to aging and cancer remain underexplored. We demonstrated that ionizing radiation induced cellular senescence of hMSC over a period of 10 days, showing a critical transition between day 3 and day 6. This was confirmed by senescence-associated beta-galactosidase (SA-{beta}-gal) staining, protein expression profiles of key cell cycle regulators (retinoblastoma (Rb) protein, p53, p21{sup waf1/Cip1}, and p16{sup INK4A}), and senescence-associated secretory phenotypes (SASPs) (IL-8, IL-12, GRO, and MDC). We observed dramatic cytoskeletal reorganization of hMSC through reduction of myosin-10, redistribution of myosin-9, and secretion of profilin-1. Using a SILAC-based phosphoproteomics method, we detected significant reduction of myosin-9 phosphorylation at Ser1943, coinciding with its redistribution. Importantly, through treatment with cell permeable inhibitors (4,5,6,7-tetrabromo-1H-benzotriazole (TBB) and 2-dimethylamino-4,5,6,7-tetrabromo-1H-benzimidazole (DMAT)), and gene knockdown using RNA interference, we identified CK2, a kinase responsible for myosin-9 phosphorylation at Ser1943, as a key factor contributing to the radiation-induced senescence of hMSC. We showed that individual knockdown of CK2 catalytic subunits CK2{alpha} and CK2{alpha}{prime} induced hMSC senescence. However, only knockdown of CK2{alpha} resulted in morphological phenotypes resembling those of radiation-induced senescence. These results suggest that CK2{alpha} and CK2{alpha}{prime} play differential roles in hMSC senescence progression, and their relative expression might represent a novel regulatory mechanism for CK2 activity.

Wang, Daojing; Jang, Deok-Jin

2009-08-21T23:59:59.000Z

264

Investigation of advanced UQ for CRUD prediction with VIPRE.  

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This document summarizes the results from a level 3 milestone study within the CASL VUQ effort. It demonstrates the application of 'advanced UQ,' in particular dimension-adaptive p-refinement for polynomial chaos and stochastic collocation. The study calculates statistics for several quantities of interest that are indicators for the formation of CRUD (Chalk River unidentified deposit), which can lead to CIPS (CRUD induced power shift). Stochastic expansion methods are attractive methods for uncertainty quantification due to their fast convergence properties. For smooth functions (i.e., analytic, infinitely-differentiable) in L{sup 2} (i.e., possessing finite variance), exponential convergence rates can be obtained under order refinement for integrated statistical quantities of interest such as mean, variance, and probability. Two stochastic expansion methods are of interest: nonintrusive polynomial chaos expansion (PCE), which computes coefficients for a known basis of multivariate orthogonal polynomials, and stochastic collocation (SC), which forms multivariate interpolation polynomials for known coefficients. Within the DAKOTA project, recent research in stochastic expansion methods has focused on automated polynomial order refinement ('p-refinement') of expansions to support scalability to higher dimensional random input spaces [4, 3]. By preferentially refining only in the most important dimensions of the input space, the applicability of these methods can be extended from O(10{sup 0})-O(10{sup 1}) random variables to O(10{sup 2}) and beyond, depending on the degree of anisotropy (i.e., the extent to which randominput variables have differing degrees of influence on the statistical quantities of interest (QOIs)). Thus, the purpose of this study is to investigate the application of these adaptive stochastic expansion methods to the analysis of CRUD using the VIPRE simulation tools for two different plant models of differing random dimension, anisotropy, and smoothness.

Eldred, Michael Scott

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

265

Corrective Action Investigation Plan for Corrective Action Unit 151: Septic Systems and Discharge Area, Nevada Test Site, Nevada, Rev. No.: 0  

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This Corrective Action Investigation Plan (CAIP) contains project-specific information for conducting site investigation activities at Corrective Action Unit (CAU) 151: Septic Systems and Discharge Area, Nevada Test Site, Nevada. Information presented in this CAIP includes facility descriptions, environmental sample collection objectives, and criteria for the selection and evaluation of environmental corrective action alternatives. Corrective Action Unit 151 is located in Areas 2, 12, 18, and 20 of the Nevada Test Site, which is 65 miles northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada. Corrective Action Unit 151 is comprised of the nine Corrective Action Sites (CAS) listed below: (1) 02-05-01, UE-2ce Pond; (2) 12-03-01, Sewage Lagoons (6); (3) 12-04-01, Septic Tanks; (4) 12-04-02, Septic Tanks; (5) 12-04-03, Septic Tank; (6) 12-47-01, Wastewater Pond; (7) 18-03-01, Sewage Lagoon; (8) 18-99-09, Sewer Line (Exposed); and (9) 20-19-02, Photochemical Drain. The CASs within CAU 151 are discharge and collection systems. Corrective Action Site 02-05-01 is located in Area 2 and is a well-water collection pond used as a part of the Nash test. Corrective Action Sites 12-03-01, 12-04-01, 12-04-02, 12-04-03, and 12-47-01 are located in Area 12 and are comprised of sewage lagoons, septic tanks, associated piping, and two sumps. The features are a part of the Area 12 Camp housing and administrative septic systems. Corrective Action Sites 18-03-01 and 18-99-09 are located in the Area 17 Camp in Area 18. These sites are sewage lagoons and associated piping. The origin and terminus of CAS 18-99-09 are unknown; however, the type and configuration of the pipe indicates that it may be a part of the septic systems in Area 18. Corrective Action Site 20-19-02 is located in the Area 20 Camp. This site is comprised of a surface discharge of photoprocessing chemicals.

David A. Strand

2004-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

266

Evaluation of Sorbent Injection for Mercury Control  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The power industry in the U.S. is faced with meeting new regulations to reduce the emissions of mercury compounds from coal-fired plants. These regulations are directed at the existing fleet of nearly 1,100 boilers. These plants are relatively old with an average age of over 40 years. Although most of these units are capable of operating for many additional years, there is a desire to minimize large capital expenditures because of the reduced (and unknown) remaining life of the plant to amortize the project. Injecting a sorbent such as powdered activated carbon into the flue gas represents one of the simplest and most mature approaches to controlling mercury emissions from coal-fired boilers. The overall objective of the test program described in this quarterly report is to evaluate the capabilities of activated carbon injection at five plants with configurations that together represent 78% of the existing coal-fired generation plants. This technology was successfully evaluated in NETL's Phase I tests at scales up to 150 MW, on plants burning subbituminous and bituminous coals and with ESPs and fabric filters. The tests also identified issues that still need to be addressed, such as evaluating performance on other configurations, optimizing sorbent usage (costs), and gathering longer-term operating data to address concerns about the impact of activated carbon on plant equipment and operations. The four sites identified for testing are Sunflower Electric's Holcomb Station, AmerenUE's Meramec Station, AEP's Conesville Station, and Detroit Edison's Monroe Power Plant. In addition to tests identified for the four main sites, parametric testing at Missouri Basin Power Project's Laramie River Station Unit 3 has been scheduled and made possible through additional costshare participation targeted by team members specifically for tests at Holcomb or a similar plant. This is the fifth quarterly report for this project. Long-term testing was completed at Meramec during this reporting period. Preliminary results from parametric, baseline and long-term testing at Meramec are included in this report. Planning information for the other three sites is also included. In general, quarterly reports will be used to provide project overviews, project status, and technology transfer information. Topical reports will be prepared to present detailed technical information.

Sharon Sjostrom

2005-02-02T23:59:59.000Z

267

Evaluation of Sorbent Injection for Mercury Control  

SciTech Connect

The power industry in the U.S. is faced with meeting new regulations to reduce the emissions of mercury compounds from coal-fired plants. These regulations are directed at the existing fleet of nearly 1,100 boilers. These plants are relatively old with an average age of over 40 years. Although most of these units are capable of operating for many additional years, there is a desire to minimize large capital expenditures because of the reduced (and unknown) remaining life of the plant to amortize the project. Injecting a sorbent such as powdered activated carbon into the flue gas represents one of the simplest and most mature approaches to controlling mercury emissions from coal-fired boilers. This is the final site report for tests conducted at DTE Energy's Monroe Power Plant, one of five sites evaluated in this DOE/NETL program. The overall objective of the test program was to evaluate the capabilities of activated carbon injection at five plants: Sunflower Electric's Holcomb Station Unit 1, AmerenUE's Meramec Station Unit 2, Missouri Basin Power Project's Laramie River Station Unit 3, Detroit Edison's Monroe Power Plant Unit 4, and AEP's Conesville Station Unit 6. These plants have configurations that together represent 78% of the existing coal-fired generation plants. The goals for the program established by DOE/NETL were to reduce the uncontrolled mercury emissions by 50 to 70% at a cost 25 to 50% lower than the target established by DOE of $60,000/lb mercury removed. The results from Monroe indicate that using DARCO{reg_sign} Hg would result in higher mercury removal (80%) at a sorbent cost of $18,000/lb mercury, or 70% lower than the benchmark. These results demonstrate that the goals established by DOE/NETL were exceeded during this test program. The increase in mercury removal over baseline conditions is defined for this program as a comparison in the outlet emissions measured using the Ontario Hydro method during the baseline and long-term test periods. The change in outlet emissions from baseline to long-term testing was 81%.

Sharon Sjostrom

2006-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

268

High level waste interim storge architecture selection - decision report  

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has embarked upon a course to acquire Hanford Site tank waste treatment and immobilization services using privatized facilities (RL 1996a). This plan contains a two-phased approach. Phase I is a proof-of-principle/connnercial demonstration- scale effort and Phase II is a fiill-scale production effort. In accordance with the planned approach, interim storage and disposal of various products from privatized facilities are to be DOE fumished. The high-level waste (BLW) interim storage options, or alternative architectures, were identified and evaluated to provide the framework from which to select the most viable method of Phase I BLW interim storage (Calmus 1996). This evaluation, hereafter referred to as the Alternative Architecture Evaluation, was performed to established performance and risk criteria (technical merit, cost, schedule, etc.). Based on evaluation results, preliminary architectures and path forward reconunendations were provided for consideration in the architecture decision- maldng process. The decision-making process used for selection of a Phase I solidified BLW interim storage architecture was conducted in accordance with an approved Decision Plan (see the attachment). This decision process was based on TSEP-07,Decision Management Procedure (WHC 1995). The established decision process entailed a Decision Board, consisting of Westinghouse Hanford Company (VY`HC) management staff, and included appointment of a VTHC Decision Maker. The Alternative Architecture Evaluation results and preliminary recommendations were presented to the Decision Board members for their consideration in the decision-making process. The Alternative Architecture Evaluation was prepared and issued before issuance of @C-IP- 123 1, Alternatives Generation and Analysis Procedure (WI-IC 1996a), but was deemed by the Board to fully meet the intent of WHC-IP-1231. The Decision Board members concurred with the bulk of the Alternative Architecture Evaluation results and recommendations. However, the Board required changes to some criteria definitions and weightings in establishing its own recommendation basis. This report documents information presented to the Decision Board, and the Decision Board`s recommendations and basis for these recommendations. The Board`s recommendations were fully adopted by the WHC Decision Maker, R. J. Murkowski, Manager, TWRS Storage and Disposal. The Decision Board`s recommendation is as follows. The Phase I BLW Interim storage concept architecture will use Vaults 2 and 3 of the Hanford Site Spent Nuclear Fuel Canister Storage Building, being located in the Hanford Site 200 East Area, and include features to faciliate addition of one or more vaults at a later date.

Calmus, R.B.

1996-09-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Regulation of epithelial-mesenchymal transition and DNA damage responses by singleminded-2s  

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Virtually all signaling pathways that play key roles in development such as the transfroming growth factor (TGF)-beta, notch, and wnt pathways also influence tumor formation, implying that cancer is in a sense development gone awry. Therefore, identification and elucidation of developmental pathways has great potential for generating new diagnostic tools and molecular therapy targets. Singleminded-2s (SIM2s), a splice variant of the basic helilx-loop-helix / PER-ARNT-SIM (bHLH/PAS) transcriptional repressor Singleminded-2, is lost or repressed in approximately 70% of human breast tumors and has a profound influence on normal mammary development. In order to gain a better understanding of the mechanisms by which SIM2s restricts malignant transformation and progression in breast cancer, we depleted SIM2 RNA in MCF-7 cells using a retroviral shRNA system and examined gene expression and functional abilities of the SIM2-depleted MCF-7 cells (SIM2i) relative to a control MCF line expressing a non-specific “scrambled” shRNA (SCR). Depletion of SIM2 resulted in an epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT)-like effect characterized by increased migration and invasion, altered morphology, and loss of epithelial markers concomitant with gain of mesenchymal markers. The root of this effect may be loss of SIM2- mediated repression of the E-cadherin repressor slug, as SIM2 is able to bind and repress transcription from the slug promoter, and slug expression is dramatically elevated in SIM2i MCF-7 cells. Consistent with the previously established role of slug in resistance to various cancer therapies, SIM2i cells are resistant to the radiomimetic doxorubicin and appear to have elevated self-renewal capacity under certain conditions. Intriguingly, SIM2 protein levels are elevated by treatment with DNA damaging agents, and SIM2 interacts with the p53 complex via co-regulation of specific p53- target gene such as p21/WAF1/CIP1. These results provide a plausible mechanism for the tumor suppressor activity of SIM2, and provide insight into a novel tumor suppressive transcriptional circuit that may have utility as a therapeutic target.

Laffin, Brian Edward

2008-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hydrologic Resources Management Program and Underground Test Area Project FY 2006 Progress Report  

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This report describes FY 2006 technical studies conducted by the Chemical Biology and Nuclear Science Division (CBND) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) in support of the Hydrologic Resources Management Program (HRMP) and the Underground Test Area Project (UGTA). These programs are administered by the U.S. Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration, Nevada Site Office (NNSA/NSO) through the Defense Programs and Environmental Restoration Divisions, respectively. HRMP-sponsored work is directed toward the responsible management of the natural resources at the Nevada Test Site (NTS), enabling its continued use as a staging area for strategic operations in support of national security. UGTA-funded work emphasizes the development of an integrated set of groundwater flow and contaminant transport models to predict the extent of radionuclide migration from underground nuclear testing areas at the NTS. The report is organized on a topical basis and contains four chapters that highlight technical work products produced by CBND. However, it is important to recognize that most of this work involves collaborative partnerships with the other HRMP and UGTA contract organizations. These groups include the Energy and Environment Directorate at LLNL (LLNL-E&E), Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), the Desert Research Institute (DRI), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Stoller-Navarro Joint Venture (SNJV), and National Security Technologies (NSTec). Chapter 1 is a summary of FY 2006 sampling efforts at near-field 'hot' wells at the NTS, and presents new chemical and isotopic data for groundwater samples from four near-field wells. These include PM-2 and U-20n PS 1DDh (CHESHIRE), UE-7ns (BOURBON), and U-19v PS No.1ds (ALMENDRO). Chapter 2 is a summary of the results of chemical and isotopic measurements of groundwater samples from three UGTA environmental monitoring wells. These wells are: ER-12-4 and U12S located in Area 12 on Rainier Mesa and USGS HGH No.2 WW2 located in Yucca Flat. In addition, three springs were sampled White Rock Spring and Captain Jack Spring in Area 12 on Rainier Mesa and Topopah Spring in Area 29. Chapter 3 is a compilation of existing noble gas data that has been reviewed and edited to remove inconsistencies in presentation of total vs. single isotope noble gas values reported in the previous HRMP and UGTA progress reports. Chapter 4 is a summary of the results of batch sorption and desorption experiments performed to determine the distribution coefficients (Kd) of Pu(IV), Np(V), U(VI), Cs and Sr to zeolitized tuff (tuff confining unit, TCU) and carbonate (lower carbonate aquifer, LCA) rocks in synthetic NTS groundwater Chapter 5 is a summary of the results of a series of flow-cell experiments performed to examine Np(V) and Pu(V) sorption to and desorption from goethite. Np and Pu desorption occur at a faster rate and to a greater extent than previously reported. In addition, oxidation changes occurred with the Pu whereby the surface-sorbed Pu(IV) was reoxidized to aqueous Pu(V) during desorption.

Culham, H W; Eaton, G F; Genetti, V; Hu, Q; Kersting, A B; Lindvall, R E; Moran, J E; Blasiyh Nuno, G A; Powell, B A; Rose, T P; Singleton, M J; Williams, R W; Zavarin, M; Zhao, P

2008-04-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Carbon Dioxide Removal from Flue Gas Using Microporous Metal Organic Frameworks  

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UOP LLC, a Honeywell Company, in collaboration with Professor Douglas LeVan at Vanderbilt University (VU), Professor Adam Matzger at the University of Michigan (UM), Professor Randall Snurr at Northwestern University (NU), and Professor Stefano Brandani at the University of Edinburgh (UE), supported by Honeywell's Specialty Materials business unit and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), have completed a three-year project to develop novel microporous metal organic frameworks (MOFs) and an associated vacuum-pressure swing adsorption (vPSA) process for the removal of CO{sub 2} from coal-fired power plant flue gas. The project leveraged the team's complementary capabilities: UOP's experience in materials development and manufacturing, adsorption process design and process commercialization; LeVan and Brandani's expertise in high-quality adsorption measurements; Matzger's experience in syntheis of MOFs and the organic components associated with MOFs; Snurr's expertise in molecular and other modeling; Honeywell's expertise in the manufacture of organic chemicals; and, EPRI's knowledge of power-generation technology and markets. The project was successful in that a selective CO{sub 2} adsorbent with good thermal stability and reasonable contaminant tolerance was discovered, and a low cost process for flue gas CO{sub 2} capture process ready to be evaluated further at the pilot scale was proposed. The team made significant progress toward the current DOE post-combustion research targets, as defined in a recent FOA issued by NETL: 90% CO{sub 2} removal with no more than a 35% increase in COE. The team discovered that favorable CO{sub 2} adsorption at more realistic flue gas conditions is dominated by one particular MOF structure type, M/DOBDC, where M designates Zn, Co, Ni, or Mg and DOBDC refers to the form of the organic linker in the resultant MOF structure, dioxybenzenedicarboxylate. The structure of the M/DOBDC MOFs consists of infinite-rod secondary building units bound by DOBDC resulting in 1D hexagonal pores about 11 angstroms in diameter. Surface areas range from 800 to 1500 sq m/g for the different MOFs. Mg/DOBDC outperformed all MOF and zeolite materials evaluated to date, with about 25 wt% CO{sub 2} captured by this MOF at flue gas conditions ({approx}0.13 atm CO{sub 2} pressure, 311K). In simulated flue gas without oxygen, the zero-length (ZLC) system was very useful in quickly simulating the effect of long term exposure to impurities on the MOFs. Detailed adsorption studies on MOF pellets have shown that water does not inhibit CO{sub 2} adsorption for MOFs as much as it does for typical zeolites. Moreover, some MOFs retain a substantial CO{sub 2} capacity even with a modest water loading at room temperature. Molecular modeling was a key activity in three areas of our earlier DOE/NETL-sponsored MOF-based research on CC. First, the team was able to effectively simulate CO{sub 2} and other gas adsorption isotherms for more than 20 MOFs, and the knowledge obtained was used to help predict new MOF structures that should be effective for CO{sub 2} adsorption at low pressure. The team also showed that molecular modeling could be utilized to predict the hydrothermal stability of a given MOF. Finally, the team showed that low moisture level exposure actually enhanced the CO{sub 2} adsorption performance of a particular MOF, HKUST-1.

David A Lesch

2010-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

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A Synergistic Combination of Advanced Separation and Chemical Scale Inhibitor Technologies for Efficient Use of Imparied Water As Cooling Water in Coal-based Power Plants  

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Nalco Company is partnering with Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) in this project to jointly develop advanced scale control technologies that will provide cost-effective solutions for coal-based power plants to operate recirculating cooling water systems at high cycles using impaired waters. The overall approach is to use combinations of novel membrane separations and scale inhibitor technologies that will work synergistically, with membrane separations reducing the scaling potential of the cooling water and scale inhibitors extending the safe operating range of the cooling water system. The project started on March 31, 2006 and ended in August 30, 2010. The project was a multiyear, multi-phase project with laboratory research and development as well as a small pilot-scale field demonstration. In Phase 1 (Technical Targets and Proof of Concept), the objectives were to establish quantitative technical targets and develop calcite and silica scale inhibitor chemistries for high stress conditions. Additional Phase I work included bench-scale testing to determine the feasibility of two membrane separation technologies (electrodialysis ED and electrode-ionization EDI) for scale minimization. In Phase 2 (Technology Development and Integration), the objectives were to develop additional novel scale inhibitor chemistries, develop selected separation processes, and optimize the integration of the technology components at the laboratory scale. Phase 3 (Technology Validation) validated the integrated system's performance with a pilot-scale demonstration. During Phase 1, Initial evaluations of impaired water characteristics focused on produced waters and reclaimed municipal wastewater effluents. Literature and new data were collected and evaluated. Characteristics of produced waters vary significantly from one site to another, whereas reclaimed municipal wastewater effluents have relatively more uniform characteristics. Assessment to date confirmed that calcite and silica/silicate are two common potential cycle-limiting minerals for using impaired waters. For produced waters, barium sulfate and calcium sulfate are two additional potential cycle-limiting minerals. For reclaimed municipal wastewater effluents, calcium phosphate scaling can be an issue, especially in the co-presence of high silica. Computational assessment, using a vast amount of Nalco's field data from coal fired power plants, showed that the limited use and reuse of impaired waters is due to the formation of deposit caused by the presence of iron, high hardness, high silica and high alkalinity in the water. Appropriate and cost-effective inhibitors were identified and developed - LL99B0 for calcite and gypsum inhibition and TX-15060 for silica inhibition. Nalco's existing dispersants HSP-1 and HSP-2 has excellent efficacy for dispersing Fe and Mn. ED and EDI were bench-scale tested by the CRADA partner Argonne National Laboratory for hardness, alkalinity and silica removal from synthetic make-up water and then cycled cooling water. Both systems showed low power consumption and 98-99% salt removal, however, the EDI system required 25-30% less power for silica removal. For Phase 2, the EDI system's performance was optimized and the length of time between clean-in-place (CIP) increased by varying the wafer composition and membrane configuration. The enhanced EDI system could remove 88% of the hardness and 99% of the alkalinity with a processing flux of 19.2 gal/hr/m{sup 2} and a power consumption of 0.54 kWh/100 gal water. Bench tests to screen alternative silica/silicate scale inhibitor chemistries have begun. The silica/silicate control approaches using chemical inhibitors include inhibition of silicic acid polymerization and dispersion of silica/silicate crystals. Tests were conducted with an initial silica concentration of 290-300 mg/L as SiO{sub 2} at pH 7 and room temperature. A proprietary new chemistry was found to be promising, compared with a current commercial product commonly used for silica/silicate control. Additional pilot cooling tower testing confirmed

Jasbir Gill

2010-08-30T23:59:59.000Z

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A Synergistic Combination of Advanced Separation and Chemical Scale Inhibitor Technologies for Efficient Use of Imparied Water As Cooling Water in Coal-based Power Plants  

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Nalco Company is partnering with Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) in this project to jointly develop advanced scale control technologies that will provide cost-effective solutions for coal-based power plants to operate recirculating cooling water systems at high cycles using impaired waters. The overall approach is to use combinations of novel membrane separations and scale inhibitor technologies that will work synergistically, with membrane separations reducing the scaling potential of the cooling water and scale inhibitors extending the safe operating range of the cooling water system. The project started on March 31, 2006 and ended in August 30, 2010. The project was a multiyear, multi-phase project with laboratory research and development as well as a small pilot-scale field demonstration. In Phase 1 (Technical Targets and Proof of Concept), the objectives were to establish quantitative technical targets and develop calcite and silica scale inhibitor chemistries for high stress conditions. Additional Phase I work included bench-scale testing to determine the feasibility of two membrane separation technologies (electrodialysis ED and electrode-ionization EDI) for scale minimization. In Phase 2 (Technology Development and Integration), the objectives were to develop additional novel scale inhibitor chemistries, develop selected separation processes, and optimize the integration of the technology components at the laboratory scale. Phase 3 (Technology Validation) validated the integrated system's performance with a pilot-scale demonstration. During Phase 1, Initial evaluations of impaired water characteristics focused on produced waters and reclaimed municipal wastewater effluents. Literature and new data were collected and evaluated. Characteristics of produced waters vary significantly from one site to another, whereas reclaimed municipal wastewater effluents have relatively more uniform characteristics. Assessment to date confirmed that calcite and silica/silicate are two common potential cycle-limiting minerals for using impaired waters. For produced waters, barium sulfate and calcium sulfate are two additional potential cycle-limiting minerals. For reclaimed municipal wastewater effluents, calcium phosphate scaling can be an issue, especially in the co-presence of high silica. Computational assessment, using a vast amount of Nalco's field data from coal fired power plants, showed that the limited use and reuse of impaired waters is due to the formation of deposit caused by the presence of iron, high hardness, high silica and high alkalinity in the water. Appropriate and cost-effective inhibitors were identified and developed - LL99B0 for calcite and gypsum inhibition and TX-15060 for silica inhibition. Nalco's existing dispersants HSP-1 and HSP-2 has excellent efficacy for dispersing Fe and Mn. ED and EDI were bench-scale tested by the CRADA partner Argonne National Laboratory for hardness, alkalinity and silica removal from synthetic make-up water and then cycled cooling water. Both systems showed low power consumption and 98-99% salt removal, however, the EDI system required 25-30% less power for silica removal. For Phase 2, the EDI system's performance was optimized and the length of time between clean-in-place (CIP) increased by varying the wafer composition and membrane configuration. The enhanced EDI system could remove 88% of the hardness and 99% of the alkalinity with a processing flux of 19.2 gal/hr/m{sup 2} and a power consumption of 0.54 kWh/100 gal water. Bench tests to screen alternative silica/silicate scale inhibitor chemistries have begun. The silica/silicate control approaches using chemical inhibitors include inhibition of silicic acid polymerization and dispersion of silica/silicate crystals. Tests were conducted with an initial silica concentration of 290-300 mg/L as SiO{sub 2} at pH 7 and room temperature. A proprietary new chemistry was found to be promising, compared with a current commercial product commonly used for silica/silicate control. Additional pilot cooling tower testing confirmed

Jasbir Gill

2010-08-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Corrective Action Decision Document for Corrective Action Unit 151: Septic Systems and Discharge Area, Nevada Test Site, Nevada, Rev. No.: 0  

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This Corrective Action Decision Document has been prepared for Corrective Action Unit (CAU) 151, Septic Systems and Discharge Area, at the Nevada Test Site, Nevada, according to the ''Federal Facility Agreement and Consent Order'' (FFACO) (1996). Corrective Action Unit 151 is comprised of eight corrective action sites (CASs): (1) CAS 02-05-01, UE-2ce Pond; (2) CAS 12-03-01, Sewage Lagoons (6); (3) CAS 12-04-01, Septic Tanks; (4) CAS 12-04-02, Septic Tanks; (5) CAS 12-04-03, Septic Tank; (6) CAS 12-47-01, Wastewater Pond; (7) CAS 18-03-01, Sewage Lagoon; and (8) CAS 18-99-09, Sewer Line (Exposed). The purpose of this Corrective Action Decision Document is to identify and provide the rationale for the recommendation of corrective action alternatives (CAAs) for each of the eight CASs within CAU 151. Corrective action investigation (CAI) activities were performed from September 12 through November 18, 2005, as set forth in the CAU 151 Corrective Action Investigation Plan and Record of Technical Change No. 1. Additional confirmation sampling was performed on December 9, 2005; January 10, 2006; and February 13, 2006. Analytes detected during the CAI were evaluated against appropriate final action levels (FALs) to identify the contaminants of concern for each CAS. The results of the CAI identified contaminants of concern at two of the eight CASs in CAU 151 and required the evaluation of CAAs. Assessment of the data generated from investigation activities conducted at CAU 151 revealed the following: (1) Soils at CASs 02-05-01, 12-04-01, 12-04-02, 12-04-03, 12-47-01, 18-03-01, 18-99-09, and Lagoons B through G of CAS 12-03-01 do not contain contamination at concentrations exceeding the FALs. (2) Lagoon A of CAS 12-03-01 has arsenic above FALs in shallow subsurface soils. (3) One of the two tanks of CAS 12-04-01, System No.1, has polychlorinated biphenyls (aroclor-1254), trichloroethane, and cesium-137 above FALs in the sludge. Both CAS 12-04-01, System No.1 tanks contain trichloroethane and 1,4-dichlorobenzene above ''Resource Conservation and Recovery Act'' toxicity characteristic limits. Based on the evaluation of analytical data from the CAI, review of future and current operations at the eight CASs, and the detailed and comparative analysis of the potential CAAs, the following corrective actions are recommended for CAU 151. No Further Action is the recommended corrective action for soils at CASs 02-05-01, 12-04-01, 12-04-02, 12-04-03, 18-03-01, and 18-99-09; and Lagoons C, D, F, and G of CAS 12-03-01. No Further Action with implementation of a best management practice (BMP) is recommended for soils at CAS 12-47-01 and Lagoons B and E of CAS 12-03-01. To be protective of future workers should the present scenario used to calculate FALs change, an administrative use restriction will be recorded per the FFACO agreement as a BMP. Close in Place with Administrative Controls is the recommended corrective action for Lagoon A of CAS 12-03-01. Based on the evaluation of analytical data from the CAI; review of future and current operations at CASs 12-04-01, 12-04-02, and 12-04-03; and the detailed and comparative analysis of the potential CAAs, the following corrective actions are recommended for the septic tanks at these CASs. No Further Action with implementation of BMPs is the recommended corrective action for septic tanks that do not contain potential source material from CAS 12-04-01, System No.4 (four tanks); CAS 12-04-02, System No.5 (six tanks); and CAS 12-04-03, System No.3 (four tanks). Clean Closure with implementation of BMPs is the recommended corrective action for the septic tanks from CAS 12-04-01, System No.1 (two tanks). The preferred CAAs were evaluated on technical merit focusing on performance, reliability, feasibility, safety, and cost. The alternatives were judged to meet all requirements for the technical components evaluated. The alternatives meet all applicable federal and state regulations for closure of the site and will reduce potential exposure pathways to the contaminated media to an acceptable level at CA

Grant Evenson

2006-05-01T23:59:59.000Z