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  1. Development and Testing of an UltraBattery-Equipped Honda Civic Hybrid

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    Sally Sun; Tyler Gray; Pattie Hovorka; Jeffrey Wishart; Donald Karner; James Francfort

    2012-08-01

    The UltraBattery Retrofit Project DP1.8 and Carbon Enriched Project C3, performed by ECOtality North America (ECOtality) and funded by the U.S. Department of Energy and the Advanced Lead Acid Battery Consortium (ALABC), are established to demonstrate the suitability of advanced lead battery technology in hybrid electrical vehicles (HEVs). A profile, termed the “Simulated Honda Civic HEV Profile” (SHCHEVP) has been developed in Project DP1.8 in order to provide reproducible laboratory evaluations of different battery types under real-world HEV conditions. The cycle is based on the Urban Dynamometer Driving Schedule and Highway Fuel Economy Test cycles and simulates operation of a battery pack in a Honda Civic HEV. One pass through the SHCHEVP takes 2,140 seconds and simulates 17.7 miles of driving. A complete nickel metal hydride (NiMH) battery pack was removed from a Honda Civic HEV and operated under SHCHEVP to validate the profile. The voltage behavior and energy balance of the battery during this operation was virtually the same as that displayed by the battery when in the Honda Civic operating on the dynamometer under the Urban Dynamometer Driving Schedule and Highway Fuel Economy Test cycles, thus confirming the efficacy of the simulated profile. An important objective of the project has been to benchmark the performance of the UltraBatteries manufactured by both Furukawa Battery Co., Ltd., Japan (Furakawa) and East Penn Manufacturing Co., Inc. (East Penn). Accordingly, UltraBattery packs from both Furakawa and East Penn have been characterized under a range of conditions. Resistance measurements and capacity tests at various rates show that both battery types are very similar in performance. Both technologies, as well as a standard lead-acid module (included for baseline data), were evaluated under a simple HEV screening test. Both Furakawa and East Penn UltraBattery packs operated for over 32,000 HEV cycles, with minimal loss in performance; whereas the standard lead-acid unit experienced significant degradation after only 6,273 cycles. The high-carbon, ALABC battery manufactured in Project C3 also was tested under the advanced HEV schedule. Its performance was significantly better than the standard lead-acid unit, but was still inferior compared with the UltraBattery. The batteries supplied by Exide as part of the C3 Project performed well under the HEV screening test, especially at high temperatures. The results suggest that higher operating temperatures may improve the performance of lead-acid-based technologies operated under HEV conditions—it is recommended that life studies be conducted on these technologies under such conditions.

  2. 2010 Honda Civic Hybrid UltraBattery Conversion 5577 - Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test Results

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    Tyler Gray; Matthew Shirk; Jeffrey Wishart

    2013-07-01

    The U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity Program consists of vehicle, battery, and infrastructure testing on advanced technology related to transportation. The activity includes tests on hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), including testing the HEV batteries when both the vehicles and batteries are new and at the conclusion of on-road fleet testing. This report documents battery testing performed for the 2010 Honda Civic HEV UltraBattery Conversion (VIN JHMFA3F24AS005577). Battery testing was performed by the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation dba ECOtality North America. The Idaho National Laboratory and ECOtality North America collaborate on the AVTA for the Vehicle Technologies Program of the DOE.

  3. Development and Testing of an UltraBattery-Equipped Honda Civic

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    Donald Karner

    2012-04-01

    The UltraBattery retrofit project DP1.8 and Carbon Enriched project C3, performed by ECOtality North America (ECOtality) and funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Advanced Lead Acid Battery Consortium (ALABC), are to demonstrate the suitability of advanced lead battery technology in Hybrid Electrical Vehicles (HEVs).

  4. Honda Civic fact sheet

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    NREL

    1999-05-01

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is promoting the use of alternative fuels and alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs). The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has been directed to conduct projects to evaluate the performance and acceptability of light-duty AFVs. This fact sheet describes the test results on 1998 Honda Civics: one dedicated CNG and a gasoline model as closely matched as possible.

  5. AVTA: 2013 Honda Civic HEV Testing Results

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    VTO's National Laboratories have tested and collected both dynamometer and fleet data for the Honda Civic HEV (a hybrid electric vehicle).

  6. AVTA: 2012 CNG Honda Civic Testing Results

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    The Vehicle Technologies Office's Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity carries out testing on a wide range of advanced vehicles and technologies on dynamometers, closed test tracks, and on-the-road. These results provide benchmark data that researchers can use to develop technology models and guide future research and development. The following reports describe results of testing done on a 2012 Compressed Natural Gas Honda Civic GX. Baseline and other data collected at Idaho National Laboratory is in the attached documents. Baseline data collected at Argonne National Laboratory is available in summary and CSV form on the Argonne Downloadable Dynometer Database site (http://www.anl.gov/energy-systems/group/downloadable-dynamometer-databas...). Taken together, these reports give an overall view of how this vehicle functions under extensive testing.

  7. AVTA: 2010 Honda Civic HEV with Experimental Ultra Lead Acid Battery Testing Results

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    The Vehicle Technologies Office's Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity carries out testing on a wide range of advanced vehicles and technologies on dynamometers, closed test tracks, and on-the-road. These results provide benchmark data that researchers can use to develop technology models and guide future research and development. The following reports describe results of testing done on a 2010 Civic hybrid electric vehicle with an advanced experimental ultra-lead acid battery, an experimental vehicle not for sale. The baseline performance testing provides a point of comparison for the other test results. Taken together, these reports give an overall view of how this vehicle functions under extensive testing. This research was conducted by Idaho National Laboratory.

  8. Fact Sheet: Grid-Scale Energy Storage Demonstration Using UltraBattery...

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    Grid-Scale Energy Storage Demonstration Using UltraBattery Technology (August 2013) Fact Sheet: Grid-Scale Energy Storage Demonstration Using UltraBattery Technology (August 2013)...

  9. Honda: North American Manufacturing Facilities | Department of...

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    Honda: North American Manufacturing Facilities Honda: North American Manufacturing Facilities From October, 2008 Honda: North American Manufacturing Facilities More Documents &...

  10. Honda motor company's CVCC engine

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    Abernathy, W.J.; Ronan, L.

    1980-07-01

    Honda Motor Company of Japan in a four-year period from 1968 to 1872 designed, tested, and mass-produced a stratified charge engine, the CVCC, which in comparison to conventional engines of similar output at the time was lower in CO, HC and NO/sub x/ emissions and higher in fuel economy. Honda developed the CVCC engine without government assistance or outside help. Honda's success came at a time when steadily increasing fuel costs and the various provisions of the Clean Air Act had forced US automakers to consider possible alternatives to the conventional gasoline engine. While most major engine manufacturers had investigated some form of stratified charge engine, Honda's CVCC was the only one to find successful market application. This case study examines the circumstances surrounding the development of the CVCC engine and its introduction into the Japanese and American markets.

  11. Test Drive: Honda FCX Clarity | Department of Energy

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    Test Drive: Honda FCX Clarity Test Drive: Honda FCX Clarity May 14, 2010 - 10:52am Addthis A member of the Energy Empowers team takes the Honda FCX Clarity for a drive outside the...

  12. Microsoft Word - Honda_north amercian manufacturing facilities...

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    HONDA Submitted by: Ed Cohen Date: October 22, 2008 HONDA NORTH AMERICAN MANUFACTURING FACILITIES U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing Loan Program 1...

  13. AVTA: 2011 Honda CRZ HEV Testing Results

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    The Vehicle Technologies Office's Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity carries out testing on a wide range of advanced vehicles and technologies on dynamometers, closed test tracks, and on-the-road. These results provide benchmark data that researchers can use to develop technology models and guide future research and development. The following reports describe results of testing done on a 2011 Honda CRZ hybrid electric vehicle. The baseline performance testing provides a point of comparison for the other test results. Taken together, these reports give an overall view of how this vehicle functions under extensive testing. This research was conducted by Idaho National Laboratory.

  14. AVTA: 2010 Honda Insight HEV Testing Results

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    The Vehicle Technologies Office's Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity carries out testing on a wide range of advanced vehicles and technologies on dynamometers, closed test tracks, and on-the-road. These results provide benchmark data that researchers can use to develop technology models and guide future research and development. The following reports describe results of testing done on a 2010 Honda Insight hybrid-electric vehicle. Baseline and other data collected at Idaho National Laboratory is in the attached documents. Baseline and battery testing data collected at Argonne National Laboratory is available in summary and CSV form on the Argonne Downloadable Dynometer Database site (http://www.anl.gov/energy-systems/group/downloadable-dynamometer-databas...). Taken together, these reports give an overall view of how this vehicle functions under extensive testing.

  15. CIVIC AND ETHICAL FOUNDATIONS

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    Barrash, Warren

    on section theme options before you register! Ask us about Service-Learning options, the Making Justice Visible Certificate, and Study Abroad options. What is Civic Engagement in Foundational Studies Program Bridges your course content with the real world Connects you with your community in meaningful ways

  16. Service-Learning & Student Civic Engagement

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    Service-Learning & Student Civic Engagement: Journeys toward Discovery, Contribution & Civic is service-learning? Intentional student engagement that combines community service with academic instruction and/or co-curricular learning that is focused on critical, reflective thinking and civic

  17. Model year 2010 Honda insight level-1 testing report.

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    Rask, E.; Bocci, D.; Duoba, M.; Lohse-Busch, H.

    2011-03-22

    As a part of the US Department of Energy's Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity (AVTA), a model year 2010 Honda Insight was procured by eTec (Phoenix, AZ) and sent to ANL's Advanced Powertrain Research Facility for the purposes of vehicle-level testing in support of the Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity (AVTA). Data was acquired during testing using non-intrusive sensors, vehicle network information, and facilities equipment (emissions and dynamometer data). Standard drive cycles, performance cycles, steady-state cycles and A/C usage cycles were tested. Much of this data is openly available for download in ANL's Downloadable Dynamometer Database (D3). The major results are shown here in this report. Given the preliminary nature of this assessment, the majority of the testing was done over standard regulatory cycles and seeks to obtain a general overview of how the vehicle performs. These cycles include the US FTP cycle (Urban) and Highway Fuel Economy Test cycle as well as the US06, a more aggressive supplemental regulatory cycle. Data collection for this testing was kept at a fairly high level and includes emissions and fuel measurements from an exhaust emissions bench, high-voltage and accessory current and voltage from a DC power analyzer, and CAN bus data such as engine speed, engine load, and electric machine operation when available. The following sections will seek to explain some of the basic operating characteristics of the MY2010 Insight and provide insight into unique features of its operation and design.

  18. New civic landscapes : manifesting cultural sustainability and civic myth in urban public spaces

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    Abrahamson, William H. (William Helge)

    2008-01-01

    Civic spaces represent, constitute, and enhance the daily lives of citizens. As such, they hold an important role in constructing a communities social values regarding sustainable use of shared resources. This project ...

  19. Blue Energy Co Ltd Honda GS Yuasa JV | Open Energy Information

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  20. The Religious Foundations of Civic Virtue 

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    Maloyed, Christie Leann

    2011-10-21

    . In the Scottish Enlightenment, I examine the influence of Francis Hutcheson?s moral sense philosophy and Adam Ferguson?s providential theology. In the American Founding, I contrast the New England religious tradition exemplified by John Witherspoon and John... Adams with the public religious tradition advocated by Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Paine, and Thomas Jefferson. This work demonstrates not only that religion influences the civic tradition, but also that this influence is neither monolithic nor self...

  1. 2010 Honda Insight VIN 0141 Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test Results

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    Tyler Gray

    2013-01-01

    The U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity Program consists of vehicle, battery, and infrastructure testing on advanced technology related to transportation. The activity includes tests on hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), including testing the HEV batteries when both the vehicles and batteries are new and at the conclusion of 160,000 miles of on road fleet testing. This report documents battery testing performed for the 2010 Honda Insight HEV (VIN: JHMZE2H78AS010141). Battery testing was performed by the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation dba ECOtality North America. The Idaho National Laboratory and ECOtality North America collaborate on the Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity for the Vehicle Technologies Program of the U.S. Department of Energy.

  2. 2010 Honda Insight VIN 1748 Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test Results

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    Tyler Gray; Matthew Shirk

    2013-01-01

    The U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity Program consists of vehicle, battery, and infrastructure testing on advanced technology related to transportation. The activity includes tests on hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), including testing the HEV batteries when both the vehicles and batteries are new and at the conclusion of 160,000 miles of on road fleet testing. This report documents battery testing performed for the 2010 Honda Insight HEV (VIN: JHMZE2H59AS011748). Battery testing was performed by the Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation dba ECOtality North America. The Idaho National Laboratory and ECOtality North America collaborate on the Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity for the Vehicle Technologies Program of the U.S. Department of Energy.

  3. 2011 Honda CR-Z 4466 - Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Test Results

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    Tyler Gray; Matthew Shirk; Jeffrey Wishart

    2014-09-01

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity Program consists of vehicle, battery, and infrastructure testing on advanced technology related to transportation. The activity includes tests on hybrid electric vehicles, including testing traction batteries when both the vehicles and batteries are new and at the conclusion of 160,000 miles of on-road fleet testing. This report documents battery testing performed for the 2011 Honda CR-Z (VIN JHMZF1C67BS004466). Battery testing was performed by Intertek Testing Services NA. The Idaho National Laboratory and Intertek collaborate on the Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity for the Vehicle Technologies Office of the U.S. Department of Energy.

  4. 2011 HONDA CR-Z 2982 - HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLE BATTERY TEST RESULTS

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    Gray, Tyler; Shirk, Matthew; Wishart, Jeffrey

    2014-09-01

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity Program consists of vehicle, battery, and infrastructure testing on advanced technology related to transportation. The activity includes tests on hybrid electric vehicles, including testing traction batteries when both the vehicles and batteries are new and at the conclusion of 160,000 miles of on-road fleet testing. This report documents battery testing performed for the 2011 Honda CR-Z (VIN JHMZF1C64BS002982). Battery testing was performed by Intertek Testing Services NA. The Idaho National Laboratory and Intertek collaborate on the Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity for the Vehicle Technologies Office of the U.S. Department of Energy.

  5. Does the community really matter? : civic environmentalism in brownfield redevelopment

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    Emison, Abigail Harrison

    2006-01-01

    This paper analyzes the process of civic environmentalism in brownfield redevelopment. A single "best case" scenario, the Empire Laundry project in Lynn, Massachusetts, illustrates key features of a citizen-led cleanup and ...

  6. Campus Environmental Factors Influencing Student Leadership Development and Civic Engagement 

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    Boren, Laura

    2012-02-14

    community member and local community member was an environmental factor influencing participants’ commitment to civic engagement. Participants who were engaged in their personal cultural heritage articulated a deeper understanding of leadership and had a...

  7. www.BeyondtheClassroom.umd.edu Civic Engagement

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    Hill, Wendell T.

    the Classroom (BTC) accepts applications twice a year, during fall and spring semester, through an online in the community are highly encouraged to consider BTC! University of Maryland Civic learning events are a key component to the BTC program. Students pose in front of the Berlin Wall exhibit on a learning trip

  8. Civic Engagement and Trust in National and Local Governments 

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    Nakajo, Miwa

    2015-05-06

    . The central argument of my dissertation is that the mechanisms shaping citizens’ trust in each level of government are different. I argue that trust in local government largely stems from civic engagement while trust in federal government is mainly a function...

  9. Vehicle Technologies Office: AVTA- Hybrid Electric Vehicles Performance and Testing Data

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    The Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity (AVTA) uses standard procedures and test specifications to test and collect data from vehicles on dynamometers, closed test tracks, and on-the-road. This page provides data on the hybrid electric versions of the Volkswagen Jetta, Ford C-Max, Chevrolet Malibu, Honda Civic, Hyundai Sonata, Honda CRZ, Honda Civic with Advanced Experimental Ultra Lead Acid Battery, Mercedes Benz, Toyota Prius Gen III, Ford Fusion, Honda Insight and Honda CR-Z.

  10. 2013 Civic Hacking Day Ideas | OpenEI Community

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  11. Action path : a location-based tool for civic reflection and engagement

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    Graeff, Erhardt (Erhardt Charles)

    2014-01-01

    Many platforms for civic engagement, whether online or offline, require that citizens leave the places they normally inhabit physically or virtually and commit to a separate space and set of processes. Examples include ...

  12. Playing for impact : the design of civic games for community engagement and social action

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    Schirra, Steven M. (Steven Michael)

    2013-01-01

    In light of calls that civic participation is declining, efforts are underway to replace outdated, unproductive forms of citizenship. With the majority of Americans now connected to the Internet, community leaders see the ...

  13. A Language Model Approach to Keyphrase Extraction Takashi Tomokiyo and Matthew Hurst

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    of hybrid cars may harvest messages from online fo- rums. They may then want to rapidly construct a hi car example, the result of this pro- cess is a set of phrases like that shown in Figure 1. 1 civic hybrid 2 honda civic hybrid 3 toyota prius 4 electric motor 5 honda civic 6 fuel cell 7 hybrid cars 8

  14. Examining Students’ Perception of Classroom Openness as a Predictor of Civic Knowledge: A Cross-National Analysis of 38 Countries

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    Lin, Alex Romeo

    2014-01-01

    Educational Achievement (IEA). Campbell, D. E. (2006). Whatof Educational Achievement (IEA). (2009). The internationalof European adolescents: The IEA Civic Education Study.

  15. North Carolina State University, Campus Box 7409, Raleigh, NC 27695 | 919-515-3480 | www.ncsc.ncsu.edu | 1/14 Advancing Clean Energy for a Sustainable Economy

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    city/44 hwy, Bin 5 Honda Civic Natural Gas 1.8L, Auto, Natural Gas 27 city/38 hwy, Bin 2 Honda Civic-515-3480 | www.cleantransportation.org Green Vehicle Guide: Best vehicles by size class for 2014 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Green Vehicle Guide provides fuel economy estimates and tailpipe emission

  16. North Carolina State University, Campus Box 7409, Raleigh, NC 27695 | 919-515-3480 | www.ncsc.ncsu.edu | 7/18/13 Advancing Clean Energy for a Sustainable Economy

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    hwy, Bin 5 Honda Civic Natural Gas 1.8L, Auto, Natural Gas 27 city/38 hwy, Bin 2 Honda Civic Hybrid 1-515-3480 | www.cleantransportation.org Green Vehicle Guide: Best vehicles by size class for 2013 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Green Vehicle Guide provides fuel economy estimates and tailpipe emission

  17. North Carolina State University, Campus Box 7409, Raleigh, NC 27695 | 919-515-3480 | www.nccleantech.ncsu.edu | 1/14 Advancing Clean Energy for a Sustainable Economy

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    driving simulations. Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores (GHG) allow comparison between all vehicle city/44 hwy, Bin 5 Honda Civic Natural Gas 1.8L, Auto, Natural Gas 27 city/38 hwy, Bin 2 Honda Civic.cleantransportation.org Green Vehicle Guide: Best vehicles by size class for 2014 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA

  18. Indigenous Citizens in the Making: Civic belonging and racialized schooling in Chile

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    Webb, A. J.; Radcliffe, S. A.

    2015-07-02

    from full civic participation15, young Mapuche argue that contemporary citizenship is characterized by broader participation. In contrast to family accounts of explicit acts of racism,16 the current generation of Mapuche youth expresses the view... relative to past times of overt racism and prejudice (F25). Further analysis reveals, however, the conditions under which these forms of inclusion and citizenship are apprehended and articulated by Mapuche youth. In the secondary schools studied...

  19. Qualifying Vehicles for Low Emitting, Fuel Efficient Vehicle Discount (50 points or better)

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    Nelson, Tim

    INSIGHT 1.0L 3, manual LEV I 61 68 52 2001 02_SUB HONDA CIVIC GX 1.7L 4, auto [CNG] SULEV II 31 34 53 2002, auto CVT [CNG] SULEV II 30 34 52 2003 01_TS HONDA INSIGHT 1.0L 3, auto CVT SULEV II 57 56 57 2003 01_TS 01_TS HONDA INSIGHT 1.0L 3, auto CVT LEV I 57 56 50 2003 03_COM HONDA CIVIC GX 1.7L 4, auto CVT [CNG

  20. Mike Honda | Department of Energy

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  1. Environmental Knowledge, Environmental Attitudes, and Vehicle Ownership and Use

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    Flamm, Bradley John

    2006-01-01

    stated “Build more hybrid cars or hydrogen fuel celledmoney to developing hybrid electric cars, mini-vans, SUV's;the Honda Civic Hybrid, are marketed as “green” cars and the

  2. North Carolina State University, Campus Box 7409, Raleigh, NC 27695 | 919-515-3480 | www.ncsc.ncsu.edu | 8/2013 Advancing Clean Energy for a Sustainable Economy

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    vehicles (NGV) are designed to run only on CNG, whereas bi-fuel vehicles have two separate fueling systems on a particular fuel. NGV offerings from original equipment manufacturers are expanding from Honda's Civic

  3. Fact Sheet: Grid-Scale Energy Storage Demonstration Using UltraBattery

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  4. QER- Comment of Honda Motor Co., Inc.

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    Quadrennial Energy Review : Comment on the Public Meeting “Enhancing Infrastructure Resiliency,” Held April 11, 2014, - Please provide link to where public comments are available.

  5. Honda Engineering Corporation Ltd | Open Energy Information

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  6. Honda Motor Co Ltd | Open Energy Information

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  7. Honda Research Institute | Open Energy Information

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  8. Honda Soltec Co Ltd | Open Energy Information

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  9. Civic and Cosmopolitan Justice

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    O'Neill, Onora

    2000-01-01

    ." The next lecture was given in 1959 by Professor Evereu C. H ughes, and has been published by the Cniversity of Kansas School of L'lw as part of his book Strulmt.s' Culture and PerspeclitJfS: l.A•ctures on Medical and CeneralEducatimr. The selection... premise asserting the claims of that authority; and dear enough what it costs-the relativisation of conclusions to that arbitrary premise. It is easy to agree that reasoning is limited as soon as it is be­ holden to any civilly constituted authority...

  10. LowCostGHG ReductionCARB 3/03 Low-Cost and Near-Term Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction

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    Edwards, Paul N.

    manufacturers to focus on high fuel-economy cars. And Toyota Prius and Honda Civic Hybrid are wonderful, or oil resources. Nor would the anticipated 40 mpg Ford Escape hybrid in the "small SUV" class Cycle (UDC) for representative cars and light trucks.1 The horizontal axis shows measured emissions

  11. Vehicle Technologies Office: AVTA- Compressed Natural Gas Vehicles

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    The Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity (AVTA) uses standard procedures and test specifications to test and collect data from vehicles on dynamometers, closed test tracks, and on-the-road. Data on the 2012 Honda Civic CNG is available in downloadable form.

  12. Evaluation of 2005 Honda Accord Hybrid Electric Drive System

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    Staunton, R.H.; Burress, T.A.; Marlino, L.D.

    2006-09-11

    The Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) program officially began in 1993 as a five-year, cost-shared partnership between the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and American auto manufacturers: General Motors, Ford, and Daimler Chrysler. Currently, HEV research and development is conducted by DOE through its FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies (FCVT) program. The mission of the FCVT program is to develop more energy efficient and environmentally friendly highway transportation technologies. Program activities include research, development, demonstration, testing, technology validation, and technology transfer. These activities are aimed at developing technologies that can be domestically produced in a clean and cost-competitive manner. The vehicle systems technologies subprogram, which is one of four subprograms under the FCVT program, supports the efforts of the FreedomCAR through a three-phase approach [1] intended to: (1) Identify overall propulsion and vehicle-related needs by analyzing programmatic goals and reviewing industry's recommendations and requirements, then develop the appropriate technical targets for systems, subsystems, and component research and development activities; (2) Develop and validate individual subsystems and components, including electric motors, emission control devices, battery systems, power electronics, accessories, and devices to reduce parasitic losses; and (3) Determine how well the components and subassemblies work together in a vehicle environment or as a complete propulsion system and whether the efficiency and performance targets at the vehicle level have been achieved. The research performed under the vehicle systems subprogram will help remove technical and cost barriers to enable technology for use in such advanced vehicles as hybrid electric, plug-in electric, and fuel-cell-powered vehicles.

  13. Secretary Chu to Join Representatives Lofgren and Honda at the...

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    particle physics and accelerator research. For more information on media logistics, contact Melinda Lee at (650) 926-8547. Media Availability WHEN: 1:30 PM PDT WHERE:...

  14. QER - Comment of Honda Motor Co., Inc. | Department of Energy

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  15. Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: American Honda Motor Co., Inc. |

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on DeliciousMathematics And Statistics » USAJobs SearchAMERICA'SEnergy Safely Tear DownEnergy

  16. Hero Reports : mapping civic courage

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    2008-01-01

    Hero Reports extends the rationale of New York City's "See Something, Say Something" campaign-an alert public can be a good security measure. The current political climate within the United States translates the MTA's ...

  17. The Energy Policy Pyramid - A Hierarchal Tool for Decision Makers 

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    2006-01-01

    resources and, as such, should be considered prior to or in conjunction with conventional resources. Roof-integrated photovoltaics, hydrogen- powered vehicles or wind- powered water pumps are examples of alternative energy supply methods. Note... to purchase hybrid technology cars should instead reward buyers of clean fuel-efficient cars under a system of energy usage per mile and emissions. A hybrid Hummer may still only achieve one-third the gas mileage of a gasoline Honda Civic. Policy makers...

  18. Technology, Political Debates, and Civic Engagement

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    2008-08-18

    broadcast debates (Democratic and Republican) on CNN. By using content analysis, a sample of the 7,916 videos submitted was examined for the demographic populations present and question and visual characteristics. The study found that traditionally...

  19. Urban Parks: Volunteers and Civic Engagement 

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    2007-03-02

    When citizens are engaged with urban park and recreation departments, everyone benefits. This publication describes successful programs that involve community volunteers, and explains what managers can do to engage citizens in such programs....

  20. Safe end treatments for roadside drainage culverts 

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    Jackson, Benito

    1980-01-01

    Setup . 16 Wheel Hub and Car Displacement vs. Time for Clear Plate Opening Run, Test 1, 25 mph, 1974 Honda Civic 21 23 24 X1 LIST OF FIGURES (cont. ) Ficiure 17 Concrete Drainage Culvert with Safety Grate 18 Test Pit Setup for Simulation... several questions concerning cross-drainage culverts and the use of safety grates. For example: How big in d1ameter does a culvert have to be before a safety grate 1s required? What is the max1mum spacing of bars in a grate such that a passenger car...

  1. AVTA: 2010 Honda CR-Z Hybrid Downloadable Dynamometer Database Reports

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    The Vehicle Technologies Office's Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity carries out testing on a wide range of advanced vehicles and technologies on dynamometers, closed test tracks, and on-the-road. ...

  2. Secretary Chu to Join Representatives Lofgren and Honda at the SLAC

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on DeliciousMathematicsEnergyInterestedReplacement-2-AA-1Research andAdministration'sDepartment ofNational Accelerator

  3. Design of a dry sump lubrication system for a Honda® CBR 600 F4i engine for Formula SAE applications

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    Farkhondeh, Ehsan

    2006-01-01

    A dry sump lubrication system for a Formula SAE race car was designed and manufactured in order to gain the various advantages this type of system affords. A dry sump system stores oil in an external tank and pumps it ...

  4. Scholarship-Focused Outreach and Engagement Public Scholarship, Civic Engagement,

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    being developed · MSU Dubai campus opened in 2008-2009 · New medical (allopathy) campus being of the state, the nation, and the world... · Is committed to emphasizing the applications of information

  5. Paradoxical Republics: Tropes of Civic Longing in Postcolonial Caribbean Writing

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    Ramos, Luis

    2010-01-01

    ni de artificios de oratoria para provocarlo. La elocuencia,and “artificios de oratoria” (oratory artifices) a

  6. School of Public Affairs & Civic Engagement Climate Action Forum

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    climate change and the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline. Special guest: Pennie Opal Plant from Idle No More

  7. The People Know Best: Developing Civic Participation in Urban Planning

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    Evenhouse, Erin L

    2009-01-01

    in plan making: Six strategic planning choices. ”Journal of the American Planning Association 69 ( 2003):Wendy. "Participatory Planning in Ann Arbor, MI." Telephone

  8. Resilient Science: The civic epistemology of disaster risk reduction

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    Donovan, A. R.; Oppenheimer, Clive

    2015-06-17

    and a local official guilty of manslaughter for 17 misinforming the public about seismic risk in L’Aquila, where a devastating earthquake occurred on 18 6th April, 2009. This verdict was received with much concern in the scientific community, with many... process – perhaps, as some have alleged, because of political 22 interference in the advice that was given (Hall, 2011). Other shortcomings appear to have been a 23 lack of transparency, a failure by the scientists and officials to regard the public...

  9. Scholarship-Focused Outreach and Engagement Public Scholarship, Civic Engagement,

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    the student experience · Enrich community, economic, and family life · Expand international reach · Increase professionals or community organizations, offers research-based policy recommendations to legislators occurs when . . . ...a collaborative partnership conducts an investigation for the direct benefit

  10. As a world class civic university Newcastle's work is focused

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    Newcastle upon Tyne, University of

    while ensuring a secure and sustainable supply for customers. The Neptune National Centre for Subsea

  11. Civic and Political Engagement of Chinese Americans in Ethnic Suburbs

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    Wang, Sophia

    2012-01-01

    Americans worked on the Transcontinental Railroad or asGold Rush and on the Transcontinental Railroad contributed

  12. National Day of Civic Hacking | OpenEI Community

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on QA:QA J-E-1 SECTION J APPENDIX ECoop Inc Jump to: navigation,MeregNIFESpinning MillsNass Wind SAS JumpOpenHomeNational

  13. Development of Integrated Motor Assist Hybrid System: Development of the 'Insight', a Personal Hybrid Coupe

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    Kaoru Aoki; Shigetaka Kuroda; Shigemasa Kajiwara; Hiromitsu Sato; Yoshio Yamamoto

    2000-06-19

    This paper presents the technical approach used to design and develop the powerplant for the Honda Insight, a new motor assist hybrid vehicle with an overall development objective of just half the fuel consumption of the current Civic over a wide range of driving conditions. Fuel consumption of 35km/L (Japanese 10-15 mode), and 3.4L/100km (98/69/EC) was realized. To achieve this, a new Integrated Motor Assist (IMA) hybrid power plant system was developed, incorporating many new technologies for packaging and integrating the motor assist system and for improving engine thermal efficiency. This was developed in combination with a new lightweight aluminum body with low aerodynamic resistance. Environmental performance goals also included the simultaneous achievement of low emissions (half the Japanese year 2000 standards, and half the EU2000 standards), high efficiency, and recyclability. Full consideration was also given to key consumer attributes, including crash safety performance, handling, and driving performance.

  14. HWANG ET AL. VOL. 6 ' NO. 6 ' 50605069 ' 2012 www.acsnano.org

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    Yang, Peidong

    is one of the most attractive forms of artificial photosynthesis. Since Honda and Fujishima demonstrated

  15. QUARTER Year 2: Understanding Civic Engagement Year 3: Developing Individual Scholarship

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    Mills, Allen P.

    year, total is 14 units 2 units* of required UH core course + any UH electives not completed by 2nd *Note: 0 units if HNPG151 taken in 2nd year Required UH core courses (0) + any UH electives : 22 Units 2nd year entry cohort: 14 Units 3rd year entry cohort: 4 Units 4th year entry cohort: UH

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    ) *Note: if HNPG151 taken in 2nd year, total is 14 units 2 units* of required UH core course + any UH electives not completed by 2nd year for continuing UH students taken in 2nd year Required UH core courses (0) + any UH electives not completed by 3rd year

  17. Neoliberal Discourses and the Local Policy Implementation of an English Literacy and Civics Education Program

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    2015-01-01

    employability. Studies in the Education of Adults, 41(1),of Qualitative Studies in Education, Bartlett, L. (2007).trajectories. Linguistics in Education, Baynham, M. (2006).

  18. New medium, new practice : civic production in live-streaming mobile video

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    Dougherty, Audubon McKeown

    2010-01-01

    The ubiquity of camera phones, coupled with the increasing mobility of citizens and the rise of digital production as an embedded technosocial practice, is creating incentives for many people around the globe to engage in ...

  19. Water driven : New Orleans City Hall as a sustainable civic center for 21st century

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    Sangthong, Pholkrit

    2008-01-01

    The devastating struck of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans in late summer of 2005 was deadly and immense. The storm destroyed over 170 drinking water facilities and 47 wastewater treatments around the city, and resulted ...

  20. The civic forum in ancient Israel : the form, function, and symbolism of city gates

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    2012-01-01

    and M. Shaer. London: Equinox, 2007. Daviau, P. M. MichèleText, and Science. London: Equinox, 2005. Levy, T. E. , M.Levy and T. Higham. London: Equinox, 2005. Levy, T. E. , M.

  1. The civic forum in ancient Israel : the form, function, and symbolism of city gates

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    2012-01-01

    Technology of a Sustainable Architecture. Basel: Birkhäuser,Technology of a Sustainable Architecture (Basel: Birkhäuser,

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    Butler, Laurie J.

    Dowell, 3rd Ward Alderman William Burns, 4th Ward Alderman Leslie Hairston, 5th Ward Alderman Willie B

  3. Civic crowdfunding : participatory communities, entrepreneurs and the political economy of place

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    Davies, Rodrigo

    2014-01-01

    Crowdfunding, the raising of capital from a large and diverse pool of donors via online platforms, has grown exponentially in the past five years, spurred by the rise of Kickstarter and IndieGoGo. While legislative attention ...

  4. The Authoritarian Foundations of Civic Culture: Spain and Italy in Comparative Perspective

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    Riley, Dylan; Fernandez, Juan J.

    2006-01-01

    communista italiano (PCI). Second, the fascist regime forcedCommunista Italiano (PCI ) and Democrazia Cristiana (DC)system were the DC and the PCI. Both the DC and the PCI were

  5. Mediated urban civic space : info deck of the Hong Kong SAR Government Info-tainment Headquarters

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    Louie, Tak-Wing, 1973-

    2001-01-01

    After being a British colony for more than hundred years, Hong Kong's final handover back to China took place 1st July 1997. There are tremendous demands on the new government to reflect her status during this critical ...

  6. Collaborative Regional Initiatives: Civic Entrepreneurs Work to Fill the Governance Gap

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    Innes, Judith; Rongerude, Jane

    2006-01-01

    sustainability, and worked with and mobilized diverse participants to improve regional performance.performance along the three overlapping dimensions of sustainability—performance measurement for the region. It was not explicitly about sustainability,

  7. The civic forum in ancient Israel : the form, function, and symbolism of city gates

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    Frese, Daniel Allan

    2012-01-01

    from the massive amounts of wood ash and burnt ceiling beamsand the presence of wood ash in some gate passages,

  8. Interpreting Civic Education in American Educational Thought from Progressivism Through Multiculturalism 

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    Williams, Jeremy Kelton

    2012-10-19

    , this dissertation examines the manner in which the events of the twentieth century dramatically influenced the collective understanding of what being a "good citizen" means in the United States; and it considers the consequences of these changes in relationship...

  9. Housing Policy, Neighborhood Development, and Civic Participation in Cuba: The Social Microbrigades of Santa Clara

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    Brester, Benedikt

    2012-01-01

    Self- Managed Vertical Housing. São Paulo, Brazil: USINA.Jill. 1990. “Cuba. ” In Housing Policies in the Socialist2009. The Changing Role of Housing Assets in Post-Socialist

  10. Collaborative Regional Initiatives: Civic Entrepreneurs Work to Fill the Governance Gap

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    Innes, Judith; Rongerude, Jane

    2006-01-01

    energy issues, building a smart-growth vision for the Sansuch as its Smart Permit program, building on technology to

  11. Teaching and Learning Participation: Latino Youth Civic Engagement in a High School

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    Moncloa, Fe

    2015-01-01

    would like to do a car wash as a fundraiser. ] Daniel: Allneed to come up with a car wash date and a location Enrique:of March, can we do the car wash at the same location as the

  12. Inventing the Charles River Basin : urban images and civic discourse in Boston, 1844-1994

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    Haglund, Karl T

    1997-01-01

    The Charles River Basin, extending from the foot of Beacon Hill upstream past Harvard's Soldiers Field, has been called Boston's "Central Park." The river looks to all appearances tranquil and unchanging, one of the most ...

  13. The Authoritarian Foundations of Civic Culture: Spain and Italy in Comparative Perspective

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    Riley, Dylan; Fernandez, Juan J.

    2006-01-01

    and Jose José Ramon Ramón Montero. 1999. "The Party SystemMinisterio dell’Interno. Montero, José Ramón. 1977. La CEDA:de la Revista de Trabajo. Montero, José Ramón. 1990. “Non-

  14. City of Eagan Â…Civic Ice Arena Renovation | Department of Energy

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  15. Microsoft Word - List of Attendees_Industry Comment Meetings...

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    Brian Riley Director, Federal & State Affairs U.S. Honda October 22 10:00 - 10:30 am Ed Cohen Vice President, Government & Industry Relations, Honda North America Mark Wagner Vice...

  16. Fact #696: October 10, 2011 Top Ten "Real World" Fuel Economy...

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    User Average 49.1 (based on 158 Your MPG users) 4 cyl, 1.8L, Automatic (variable gear ratios), Regular EPA Combined 50 5. 2011 Honda Insight Honda Insight Model Years...

  17. Algebraic and Slide Attacks on KeeLoq Nicolas T. Courtois1

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    , Honda, Jaguar, Toyota, Volvo, Volkswagen, etc [6, 7, 23, 24]. KeeLoq is very sim- ple in implementation

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    , Daewoo, Fiat, GM, Honda, Jaguar, Toyota, Volvo, Volkswagen, etc. adopted KeeLoq for their cars security

  19. Biologically Plausible Neural Model for the Recognition of

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    Forschungsgemeinschaft, Honda R&D Americas Inc., and the Deusche Volkswagen Stiftung. T. Poggio is supported in part

  20. Ultracapacitor Technologies and Application in Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

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    Burke, Andy

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    recharged during regenerative braking. With these two modes,energy during regenerative braking. In the Honda system, the

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    Bishop, Matt; Peisert, Sean

    2012-01-01

    al. , “An Analysis of the Hart InterCivic DAU eSlate,” Proc.7 The system consisted of a Hart InterCivic DAU (Disabledof these reports discussed the Hart InterCivic system being

  2. Culture in concrete : art and the re-imagination of the Los Angeles River as civic space

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    Arroyo, John C. (John Christopher)

    2010-01-01

    The Los Angeles River is the common physical, social, and cultural thread that connects many of Los Angeles' most diverse and under-represented communities, the majority of which comprise its downstream corridor. It is a ...

  3. Citizenship Education in Comparative Perspective: Cross-national Variation in the Effects of Family Background on Adolescents' Civic Outcomes

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    Kim, Hyung Ryeol

    2013-01-01

    Denmark, England, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Italy,Republic England Estonia Finland Greece Guatemala Hong KongDenmark, England, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Hong Kong,

  4. Citizenship Education in Comparative Perspective: Cross-national Variation in the Effects of Family Background on Adolescents' Civic Outcomes

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    2013-01-01

    suppressed in classroom settings by the class mismatches between their lived knowledgesuppressed in classroom settings by the class mismatches between their lived knowledge

  5. "Anchor Babies" and Dreams Deferred: Public Discourse about Immigrant Children and Implications for Civic and Educational Rights

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    Orellana, Marjorie Faulstich; Johnson, Sarah Jean

    2011-01-01

    english/law/crc.htm. Van Dijk, T.  A.  (1991).  Racism and english/law/crc.htm. van Dijk, T.  A.  (1991).  Racism and burdens, and animals (van Dijk, 1991).  Mehan  (1997) 

  6. A report by Civic Enterprises and the National Peace Corps Association in partnership with Peter D. Hart Research Associates

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    . Hart Research Associates By: John M. Bridgeland, Harris Wofford, Kevin F.F. Quigley, Jessica A. Milano

  7. Citizenship education in American schools and its role in developing civic engagement: a review of the research

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    Lin, Alex Romeo

    2013-01-01

    3 components: proactive classroom management, interactive3 components: proactive classroom management, interactive

  8. Civic visions, national politics, and international designs : three proposals for a new urban center in Tehran (1966-1976)

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    Emami, Farshid

    2011-01-01

    In 1975, Muhammad Reza Shah, the king of Iran, inaugurated the construction of a ceremonial urban center in northern Tehran. The proposed plan, prepared by Llewelyn-Davies International, consisted of a large plaza and two ...

  9. What's happening to my neighborhood? : lessons learned about civic engagement from case studies of community development initiatives

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    Brewer-Garcia, Eric

    2008-01-01

    What does it take to create an active and engaged population that can be successfully integrated into decision-making that affect its communities? Planners and public officials must answer this question when developing ...

  10. Analysis of Auto Industry and Consumer Response to Regulations and Technological Change, and Customization of Consumer Response Models in Support of AB 1493 Rulemaking: Effect of Emissions Regulation on Vehicle Attributes, Cost, and Price

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    Chen, Belinda; Abeles, Ethan C; Burke, Andy; Sperling, Dan

    2004-01-01

    the carbureted stratified-charge engine, the Wankel engineusing rotary or stratified- charge engines. These vehiclesand Honda the stratified charge). Table 2.1 Compliance

  11. President Obama Announces Two New Public-Private Manufacturing...

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    the following members: 34 Companies: ABS, AEM, ALCOA Technology, Boeing, Comau, Easom Automation, EWI, Fabrisonic, Flash Bainite Steel, GE, Honda North American Services, Huys,...

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    of Energy's Fuel Cell Technologies Office. Clean, Efficient, and Reliable Power for the 21st Century More Documents & Publications QER - Comment of Honda Motor Co., Inc. State of...

  13. Whose city? Whose schools? : a case study of civic engagement and planning "from below" to promote education equity in New Orleans public schools

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    Tahbildar, Dulari

    2007-01-01

    How and why have ordinary citizens claimed their stake in the process of rebuilding public education in post-Katrina New Orleans, and what are the lessons for planning in post-disaster contexts? This paper investigates ...

  14. servicelearning.msu.edu The Center for Service-Learning and Civic Engagement at Michigan State University provides beyond-the-classroom

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    University provides beyond-the-classroom learning opportunities that are active, service-focused, community-based, mutually beneficial, and integrated with students' academic programs. Students who participate in service-learning of partnership roles and expectations for the CSLCE, the agency, and the student. Center for Service-Learning

  15. Mike Singleton 77.487 70.227 70.393 70.010Honda S2000 70.010 18182 57.968 Michael Wand 89.204 81.296 81.026 DNFBMW M3 81.026 90882 67.090

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    .731 8696 66.681 Lee Morgan DNF DNF 98.843 90.907Mazda Miata 90.907 104104 73.271 Class Average : 78.266 PAX.242 3771 60.403 Walter Billingsley 89.961 84.507 82.713 80.868Dodge Neon 80.868 5887 63.239 Kenlie Ward 90/5/2006 #12;BSP Curtis Lee 65.311 68.712 DNF 63.916Datsun 240Z 63.916 212 53.626 Jennifer Lee 69.775 66.487 67

  16. January 14, 2014 Tuesday SORTS Seminar -Time Management ARC 6:00p 7:00p ESB G102 Student Success Seminar Sign In January 16, 2014 Thursday NASA Lecture NASA IV&V 11:00a 12:00p ESB G84 Career Exploration & Planning PreRegister

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    Civic Engagement Form February 7, 2014 Friday Materials Genome - ChemE Seminar Barry Farmer 9:30a MRB

  17. National Building Museum 2010 Honor Award

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    This video was presented at the National Building Museum's 2010 Honor Award: A Salute to Civic Innovators.

  18. Undergraduate Ancient History Degrees School of History, Archaeology and Religion, Cardiff University

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    : grand civic architecture in a breezy waterside location, super-smart city bars and venues just a short

  19. Undergraduate Archaeology Degrees School of History, Archaeology and Religion, Cardiff University

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    : grand civic architecture in a breezy waterside location, super-smart city bars and venues just a short

  20. Design and manufacture of a rear driveline package including limited slip differential for Formula SAE applications

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    Yazicioglu, Tolga T

    2008-01-01

    This document describes the design and manufacture of a lightweight rear driveline package for a Formula SAE race car. The design focuses on all components needed to transfer power from the chain driven Honda CBR600 F4i ...

  1. 2012 U.S. Vehicle Analysis

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    Lam, Ho Yeung Michael

    2012-01-01

    SUBARU SUZUKI TOYOTA VOLKSWAGEN VOLVO Grand Total Table 2.3:FORD CHEVROLET FIAT MINI VOLVO VOLKSWAGEN SMART KIA HYUNDAIUK US US US Makes SMART VOLKSWAGEN FIAT SUZUKI HONDA NISSAN

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    Silvis, Julia; Leighty, Wayne; Karner, Alex

    2007-01-01

    Geo Metro, Honda Fit Volkswagen Passat, Chevrolet TahoeHybrid Chrysler 300M Volkswagen Beetle (straight vegetablea gallon. When I got my Volkswagen, I drove it to Iowa and

  3. The Rise of Electric Two-wheelers in China: Factors for their Success and Implications for the Future

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    Weinert, Jonathan X.

    2007-01-01

    hour Li-ion – lithium ion LPG – liquefied petroleum gas m –Motorcycle speeds (labeled “LPG scooter” in figure) are evenby Honda in the 60s (verify). LPG scooters are popular in

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    flex-fuel fleet), and hybrid cars (like the Prius, the HondaStates; 48% of the 290,271 hybrid cars sold in the U.S. indescribed by Khan, with hybrid cars enjoying greater market

  5. Individual-based Management of Meta-models for Evolutionary Optimization with

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    to Three-Dimensional Blade Optimization Lars Gr¨aning, Yaochu Jin, Bernhard Sendhoff Honda Research-250, Springer, 2007 #12;2 Gr¨aning, Jin, Sendhoff To reduce the number of fitness evaluations, one idea

  6. Cost Effective Bioethanol via Acid Pretreatment of Corn Stover, Saccharification, and Conversion via a Novel Fermentation Organism: Cooperative Research and Development Final Report, CRADA Number: CRD-12-485

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    2014-05-01

    This research program will convert acid pretreated corn stover to sugars at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and then transfer these sugars to Honda R&D and its partner the Green Earth Institute (GEI) for conversion to ethanol via a novel fermentation organism. In phase one, NREL will adapt its pretreatment and saccharification process to the unique attributes of this organism, and Honda R&D/GEI will increase the sugar conversion rate as well as the yield and titer of the resulting ethanol. In later phases, NREL, Honda R&D, and GEI will work together at NREL to optimize and scale-up to pilot-scale the Honda R&D/GEI bioethanol production process. The final stage will be to undertake a pilot-scale test at NREL of the optimized bioethanol conversion process.

  7. www.ausmt.org 11 auSMT Vol. 2 No. 1 (2012) Copyright 2012 International Journal of Automation and Smart Technology

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    by HONDA, has demonstrated stair climbing behavior quite frequently in various robot shows. The hexapod ASTERISK [6] climbs stairs based on precise recognition of each stair by laser scanner. The hexapod robot

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    Applications of Fuel Cells (PEMFC + DMFC) Portable Power Sources HondaFord General Motors Toshiba Samsung Generation * PEMFC: proton exchange membrane fuel cell DMFC: direct methanol fuel cell Overview #12;Seoul

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    California at Davis, University of

    ,500 for full battery electric vehicle (BEV) and $5,000 for plug- in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) · Financial 39 Tesla 39 BMW 26 Toyota 7 Honda 3 Cadillac 3 Mitsubishi 2 #12;Department of Public Utilities · DPU

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    promoted by use of a stratified charge or other means ofLean Burn Honda CVCC Stratified Charge Peugeot Diesel GM10 times lower than for stratified charge, lean-burn, dual

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    Gordon, Deborah; Greene, David L.; Ross, Marc H.; Wenzel, Tom P.

    2008-01-01

    Ford delays plans to boost fuel economy of its SUVs. WallImproving safety without impacting fuel economy. Honda MotorCompany, October 4. SIPPING FUEL AND SAVING LIVES / 24

  13. Better Buildings Residential Network Peer Exchange Call Series...

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    for Sustainable Energy (California) City of Chula Vista, CA Civic Works (Baltimore, MD) Community Energy Challenge (Bellingham, WA) Davis Energy Group Dr....

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    Future Call Topics Poll Call Participants Austin Energy Civic Works, Baltimore, MD Craft3 (Clean Energy Works Oregon, Community Power Works) Energy...

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    of Environmental Health California Center for Sustainable Energy Civic Works (Baltimore, MD) Clean Energy Durham Ecolibrium3 (Duluth, MN) Efficiency Maine ...

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    Topics Poll 2 Call Participants Austin Energy Cadmus Group Chicago, IL Civic Works (Baltimore, MD) Clean Energy Durham CORE DC Sustainable Energy Utility Eagle County, CO...

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    of Bloomington Utilities City of Takoma Park, Maryland Civic WorksRetrofit Baltimore Clean Energy Works Elevate Energy Energy Efficiency Specialists, LLC ...

  19. Design for the Just City, Professor Toni L. Griffin Spring 2014 Syllabus (subject to refinement/updating)

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    Wolberg, George

    use regulations that discourage innovation, concentrations of generational poverty, and weakened civic such disciplined limitations people have become incapable of addressing the harsh realities of poverty, greed

  20. Stanford Precourt Institute for Energy Joins U.S. Department...

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    basic science and technology to policy and business. The institute also cultivates alliances with industry, governments, civic organizations, and other research institutions to...

  1. Ritual, Myth, and Humanism in the Origins of the Venetian Style

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    Lawson, Peter Arthur

    2015-01-01

    s program of urban refurbishment, the extension of which tolarger process of civic refurbishment that also included thethe position. 308 His famous refurbishment of the Piazza San

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    Greensburg Civic leaders and entrepreneurs helped rebuild Greensburg, Kansas into an energy efficient city, with solar panels and wind turbines, after a devastating tornado in...

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    Renewables Search results Search results Enter terms Search Showing 1 - 1 of 1 result. Video Re-Building Greensburg Civic leaders and entrepreneurs helped rebuild Greensburg,...

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    Renewables Search results Search results Enter terms Search Showing 1 - 2 of 2 results. Video Re-Building Greensburg Civic leaders and entrepreneurs helped rebuild Greensburg,...

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    Renewables Search results Search results Enter terms Search Showing 1 - 10 of 25 results. Video Re-Building Greensburg Civic leaders and entrepreneurs helped rebuild Greensburg,...

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    5 Search results Search results Enter terms Search Showing 1 - 1 of 1 result. Video Re-Building Greensburg Civic leaders and entrepreneurs helped rebuild Greensburg, Kansas into...

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    Solar Search results Search results Enter terms Search Showing 1 - 1 of 1 result. Video Re-Building Greensburg Civic leaders and entrepreneurs helped rebuild Greensburg, Kansas...

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    National Security + Safety Search results Search results Enter terms Search Showing 1 - 1 of 1 result. Video Re-Building Greensburg Civic leaders and entrepreneurs helped...

  9. 2 Key Achievements 7 Greenhouse Gas Reduction

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    DomesticWater Stormwater Management 26 Research, Education & Civic Engagement Research & Education Student conservation, and research, education, and civic engagement. In addition to providing further statistical since 2008, even with the addition of more than 560,000 square feet of building space. · Electricity

  10. Data Set Type LRIS 1985 Basemap 1:1000 (Summerside) NTX

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    /MID, SHP Health Regions MIF/MID, SHP Waste Managemant Tax Areas MIF/MID, SHP Provincial Parks MIF/MID, SHP Civic Address Coordinates SHP Civic Address Centreline Road Network SHP Master Street Address Guide TXT (pdf) ECW, MRSID Survey Monuments SHP National Road Network SHP Bridge Structures SHP Confederation

  11. An Analysis of the Hart Intercivic DAU eSlate Elliot Proebstel

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    Bishop, Matt

    An Analysis of the Hart Intercivic DAU eSlate Elliot Proebstel Sean Riddle Francis Hsu Justin of the Hart Inter- Civic DAU eSlate unit equipped for disabled access and the associated Judge's Booth to allow disabled voters to vote without assistance. The county chose Hart InterCivic's eSlate systems1

  12. An Analysis of the Hart Intercivic DAU eSlate Elliot Proebstel # Sean Riddle # Francis Hsu # Justin Cummins #

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    Bishop, Matt

    An Analysis of the Hart Intercivic DAU eSlate Elliot Proebstel # Sean Riddle # Francis Hsu # Justin on an analysis of the Hart Inter­ Civic DAU eSlate unit equipped for disabled access and the associated Judge to allow disabled voters to vote without assistance. The county chose Hart InterCivic's eSlate systems 1

  13. THE DYNAMICS OF AUDIOVISUAL BEHAVIOR IN SPEECH Eric Vatikiotis-Bateson

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    Terzopoulos, Demetri

    in the facial muscles (Honda, Kurita, Kakita, et al., 1995; Hi- rayama, Vatikiotis-Bateson, Gracco, et al., 1994 speaker's eyes or mouth. Increasing the level of acoustic masking noise, consistently increased the proportion of time subjects fixated on the mouth, but never more than 55 percent. Furthermore

  14. Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2014 Conference, pages 2231, Philadelphia, U.S.A., 18-20 June 2014. c 2014 Association for Computational Linguistics

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    the sys- tem, we analyze user behavior while using the sys- tem focusing on language understandingProceedings of the SIGDIAL 2014 Conference, pages 22­31, Philadelphia, U.S.A., 18-20 June 2014. c Teruhisa Misu, Antoine Raux , Rakesh Gupta Honda Research Institute USA 425 National Avenue Mountain View

  15. Noble Metal-Free Reduced Graphene Oxide-ZnxCd1-xS Nanocomposite with Enhanced Solar Photocatalytic H2Production

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    Gong, Jian Ru

    : Graphene, ZnxCd1-xS solid solution, solar-light-driven, photocatalytic hydrogen production Since Honda Laboratory of Advanced Technology for Materials Synthesis and Processing, College of Resource solar energy by production of hydrogen from water splitting is of great importance from both theoretical

  16. Mark Modera Affiliates Forum

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    California at Davis, University of

    for California's climate #12;WCEC TEAM #12;· Residential · Swimming Pools as Heat Sinks ­ Water Source Heat Pumps · Residential Radiant Cooling · Human Interface with In Home Energy Displays · Ground Source Heat Pumps · Honda/C · RTU Retrofit Initiative · Multi-Tenant Light Commercial Retrofit · Energy Plus Model of Hybrid

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    2006-04-10

    system associated to G. Unfortunately, in the case e ? p ? 1, there is no Honda system available. .... I thank my advisor Brian Conrad for his patient guidance ..... Now we can assume ? and ? in (2.2.1) are of p-power order and we assume ...... scheme of rank 1 for some finite field F. Since there is a connected model of G,.

  18. www.chinadaily.com.cn October 10, 2008

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    Now. New Free Report www.DailyReckoning.com Make Solar Panel At Home? My Friends Laughed At Me- generation solar cells and see what we see. www.honda.com Make Your Own Solar Panel Slash your electric bill Newsmaker Asia Pacific America Middle East Europe Africa Videos Photos Scientists develop solar cells

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    . CALVERT, Mr. GORDON, Mr. TOM DAVIS of Virginia, Mr. HONDA, Mr. ISSA, Mrs. THURMAN, Mr. DOOLITTLE, Mr. FILNER, Mr. WAMP, Ms. HARMAN, Ms. LEE, Mrs. DAVIS of California, Mr. BACA, and Mrs. TAUSCHER) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Science A BILL To require the Secretary of Energy

  20. Tutorial, GECCO'05, Washington D.C. Fitness Approximation

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    Yang, Shengxiang

    1 Tutorial, GECCO'05, Washington D.C. Fitness Approximation in Evolutionary Computation Yaochu Jin Honda Research Institute Europe Khaled Rasheed University of Georgia Tutorial, GECCO'05, Washington D expensive fitness evaluations Tutorial, GECCO'05, Washington D.C. Fitness Approximation Methods · Problem

  1. A Bayesian view on motor control and planning Marc Toussaint and Christian Goerick

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    Toussaint, Marc

    A Bayesian view on motor control and planning Marc Toussaint and Christian Goerick Abstract. iterative Linear Quadratic Gaussian (iLQG)). Marc Toussaint Technical University Berlin, Franklinstr. 28-Legien-Strasse 30, 63073 Offenbach/Main, Germany, e- mail: christian.goerick@honda-ri.de 1 #12;2 Marc Toussaint

  2. 32 Jahresbericht Max-Planck-Gesellschaft 2014 Annual Report Max Planck Society 2014

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    Falge, Eva

    are a possible solution, and automotive companies like Honda and Toyota have invested billions in a potential new industrial sector. Today, some 15 years down the line, the challenge of "age- ing societies" has not changed industrial robots. Toy ro- bots, robots that can provide emotional support and miniature robots able to carry

  3. The Annals of Statistics 2007, Vol. 35, No. 2, 815843

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    Schick, Anton

    LINEAR PROCESSES BY ANTON SCHICK1 AND WOLFGANG WEFELMEYER Binghamton University and University of Cologne-Prieur and Doukhan [9], Honda [16], Lu [18], Wu and Mielniczuk [43], Bryk and Mielniczuk [5] and Schick case q(X1,X2) = X1 + aX2. Schick and Wefelmeyer [34, 38] prove functional convergence for q(X1,...,Xm

  4. Uniformly root-n consistent density estimators for weakly dependent invertible linear processes

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    Wefelmeyer, Wolfgang

    By Anton Schick and Wolfgang Wefelmeyer Binghamton University and Universit¨at zu K¨oln Convergence rates (2000), Honda (2000), Lu (2001), Wu and Mielniczuk (2002), Bryk and Mielniczuk (2005), Schick process. Anton Schick was supported in part by NSF Grant DMS 0405791. 1 #12;2 Anton Schick and Wolfgang

  5. Rapid Prototyping of Robust Language Understanding Modules for Spoken Dialogue Systems

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    Rapid Prototyping of Robust Language Understanding Modules for Spoken Dialogue Systems Yuichiro,tsujino}@jp.honda-ri.com Abstract Language understanding (LU) modules for spoken dialogue systems in the early phases or transcribe and annotate a suf- ficient corpus for training. In our method, the weightings of the Weighted

  6. PEV Infrastructure Needs UC Davis Policy Institute

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    California at Davis, University of

    ,000 sales in 2012, ramp up to 20,000/yr in 2013 2012 Honda Fit EV 2012 Tesla Model S Infrastructure needs vary PEVs Available in 2012 Increasing Battery size, PHEV - BEV #12;5 PEV Charging Infrastructure · Tesla · Toyota Regional Government · CAPCOA, Sonoma · BAAQMD · SCAQMD Utilities · LADWP · PG&E · SCE

  7. One Machine for Heating Cooling & Domestic Hot Water: Multi-Function Heat Pumps to Enable Zero Net Energy Homes

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    California at Davis, University of

    One Machine for Heating Cooling & Domestic Hot Water: Multi-Function Heat Pumps to Enable Zero Net Dakin, Davis Energy Group Michael Koenig, American Honda Motor Company ABSTRACT The evolution of heat-pump design uses multiple systems and fuels to provide thermal services, the emerging generation of heat-pump

  8. Design and Energetic Characterization of a Solenoid Injected Liquid Monopropellant Powered Actuator for

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    the development of self-powered, human-scale robots is the need for a power supply that provides adequate energy is the Honda Motor Corporation humanoid robot model P3. This robot has a total mass of 130 kg (285 lb battery- powered servomotors allow. The primary motivation for the work presented herein is to develop

  9. Task Maps in Humanoid Robot Manipulation Michael Gienger, Marc Toussaint, and Christian Goerick

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    Toussaint, Marc

    such as collision and joint limit avoidance, energy efficiency, etc.) and the choice of the grasp on the manifold, the handle of the basket can be grasped at many different positions. The best grasp choice clearly depends are with the Honda Research Institute Europe, Carl-Legien-Strasse 30, 63073 Offenbach/Main, Germany. Marc Toussaint

  10. Special Session Organizers Dr. Shengxiang Yang

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    Yang, Shengxiang

    Rasheed (USA) Hendrik Richter (Germany) Renato Tinos (Brazil) Lutz Schoenemann (Germany) Sima Uyar (Turkey.yang@mcs.le.ac.uk Dr. Yaochu Jin Honda Research Institute Europe Carl-Legien-Str 30 63073 Offenbach am Main, GERMANY. Abbass (Australia) Dirk Arnold (Canada) Thomas Bartz-Beielstein (Germany) Hans-Georg Beyer (Austria) Tim

  11. Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory Technical Report

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    Poggio, Tomaso

    " of the problem is characterized in terms of the parameters r and s, the first related to the "complexity rates of convergence for the expected squared loss of the estimators, over the family of priors/Digital Equipment Corporation, East- man Kodak Company, Honda R&D Co., Ltd., Industrial Technology Research

  12. Fast Rates for Regularized Least-squares Algorithm

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    Poggio, Tomaso

    for the minimax problems induced by a certain family of priors. Since the effective dimension depends on both t/Digital Equipment Corporation, Eastman Kodak Company, Honda R&D Co., Ltd., Industrial Technology Research Institute algorithm (RLS) on a reproducing kernel Hilbert space (RKHS) in the regression setting. This problem has

  13. Case Study: Youth Perceptions of Citizenship 

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    Bryant, Marie Jolliff

    2012-10-19

    This study examines the perceptions of citizenship of youth involved in a community civic engagement program. The UP-BEAT Youth Health Leadership program trained youth participants in public speaking, technology, youth ...

  14. Ballard Library and Neighborhood Service Center - Seattle, WA by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Architects [EDRA/Places Awards 2008 -- Design

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    Merlino, Kathryn Rogers

    2008-01-01

    utilize green-roof technology, local design professionalsDesign AIA Northwest and Pacific Region; 2006 Top Ten GreenGreen Roofs for Healthy Cities; 2005 Honor Award for Civic Design,

  15. The development and function of an affordable housing production ecosystem : Harlem, Hew York in the late 1990s and early 2000s

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    Dookchitra, Ben

    2007-01-01

    In late 1990s and early 2000s Harlem, an affordable housing production "ecosystem" comprised of elected officials, city planners, civic advocates, builders, and financial institutions at the local, state, and national level ...

  16. Better the data you know : developing youth data literacy in schools and informal learning environments

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    Deahl, Erica (Erica Sachiyo)

    2014-01-01

    We live in an era of unprecedented growth in the use and impact of data. While large institutions are using data about individuals to drive decision-making, small organizations and civic hackers are using open and public ...

  17. Turgenev and the question of the Russian artist

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    Sundkvist, Luis

    2010-11-16

    '. Despite Turgenev's own 'absenteeism' from Russia, for which he was much reproached, it is emphasized in the conclusion that he always remained devoted to the cause of Russia's civic and cultural development, especially in the realm of the arts, whose...

  18. Rhetoric and the architecture of empire in the Athenian agora

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    Lewis, John Vandenbergh

    1995-01-01

    The various political regimes of ancient Athens established and legitimated their power through civic architecture and public rhetoric in the agora. A study of the parallel developments of architectural and rhetorical form ...

  19. Landowners' perceptions on coordinated wildlife and groundwater management in the Edwards Plateau 

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    Limesand, Craig Milton

    2006-10-30

    of resource management decisions, they also have the potential to increase social capital, which is reflected by interpersonal trust, reciprocity and civic participation. To improve the management of common-pool resources it is important to understand...

  20. The "Skyscraper problem" and the city beautiful : the Woolworth Building

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    Fenske, Gail

    1988-01-01

    The "skyscraper problem" challenged the thought and practice of civic designers and architects prior to World War I. It referred to the incompatibility of City Beautiful principles with economically propelled land development, ...

  1. Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future TOPICAL LUNCH Title: EPA's National Environmental Education Program

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    Walter, M.Todd

    's National Environmental Education Program Marianne Krasny, Professor, Civic Ecology Lab, Natural Resources, Cornell University Judy Braus, Executive Director, North American Association for Environmental Education EECapacity, EPA's national environmental education training program, applies social innovation theory

  2. MPA ORIENTATION Public Administration Program

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    for public service values such as civic engagement, effectiveness, sustainability, inclusivity management · Dr. Ayse Pamuk housing policy · Dr. Raquel Pinderhuges urban sustainability · Dr. Carol, 12 units): · 720: Organizational Design & Change Management · 722: Performance Management & Planning

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    and stakeholders who are pioneering ecological urbanism. Our community of planners, architects, and civic leaders it easy to understand sustainable principles for creating resilient built environments recognized for educating architects who understand and practice sustainable design. The UO architecture

  4. Enhancing access to public spaces : an evaluation of public libraries and the urban situation in Seoul

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    Kang, Seunghyun, M.C.P. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    2012-01-01

    This thesis investigates the current situation of public space in the city of Seoul through public libraries. The public library has been one of the most Important civic spaces since the invention in the 19th century in ...

  5. Timurid central Asia and Mughal India : some correlations regarding urban design concepts and the typology of the Muslim house

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    Sobti, Manu P

    1995-01-01

    This thesis commences with the basic premise that Timurid Central Asia (which included the regions of Khorasan and Transoxania), with its monumental achievements in Urban Planning and Civic Architecture, beginning with the ...

  6. The art of cross-writing in Grove Hall : two centuries of form and place-making in a Boston neighborhood

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    Rosenzweig, Gilad J

    2013-01-01

    The Boston neighborhood of Grove Hall is presently engaged in a period of urban revival. New civic, commercial and residential projects are starting to fill in empty lots and rejuvenate historic yet dilapidated structures. ...

  7. Municipal maintenance facility

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    Barlis, Alan Rainen

    1997-01-01

    a structure is placed in tompkins square park it is part of a network of civic spaces intended for civil contribution. to the passer-by or the passer-through this distraction, this construction, occupied by some others ...

  8. Changing Places: How Communities Will Improve the Health of Boys of Color

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    Edley, Christopher; Ruiz de Velasco, Jorge

    2010-01-01

    education partners Entry point Entry point pr en tic es hi p2004). This is the entry point for what some sociologistsof activism and another entry point into civic engagement

  9. The Green Sheet and Opposition to American Motion Picture Classification in the 1960s

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    Saltz, Zachary

    2011-04-19

    Sheet was offered as a service to civic, educational, and religious centers informing patrons which motion pictures contained potentially offensive and prurient content for younger viewers and families. When the Motion Picture Association of America...

  10. The jungle in the clearing : space, form and democracy in America, 1940-1949

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    Whiting, Sarah

    2001-01-01

    Combining aesthetic theory with theories of the public sphere, this dissertation examines the brief appearance of a publicly empathetic civic realm in the United States during the 1940s. The argument begins with a reevaluation ...

  11. Urban temporal storage : re-thinking the public domain using interstitial space in NYC

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    Uchida, Mio

    2010-01-01

    This thesis aims to rethink the notion of public space and civic duty in the city. By using interstitial, underused spaces, without disputing present urban and legal status, the thesis wants to accomodate services for the ...

  12. Bankruptcy, guns or campaigns : explaining armed organizations' post-war trajectories

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    Daly, Sarah Zukerman

    2011-01-01

    This project seeks to explain what happens to armed organizations after they sign peace accords. Why do they dissolve, return to war, or form non-violent socio-political entities (political parties or civic associations)? ...

  13. The end of the times : a proposition for transitional journalistic architecture

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    McIlvaine, Duncan Hayes

    2010-01-01

    This thesis proposes a new civic building type for journalism, playing out a scenario in which the production and maintenance of an archival record has become the primary function of the post-corporate professional ...

  14. Megaform : a frame of opposition

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    Pugh, John T

    2010-01-01

    The city is no more, only an endless urban corridor remains. As our cities have grown outwards over the past 100 years civic identity has been destroyed and the public realm has been lost. Inexpensive land values, the ...

  15. Everyday party politics: local volunteers and professional organizers in grassroots campaigns 

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    Super, Elizabeth Harkness

    2009-01-01

    The decline in traditional methods of civic engagement is a cause for concern in many Western democracies. Similarly, studies of American party politics point to a transformation from locally-based volunteer organizations ...

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    Watson, Craig A.

    Applicator, Certified Horticulture Professional, Worker Protection Standards, Green Industry Best Management with the allied ornamental horticulture industry and the associated professionals with the industry. · Develop working relationships with extension volunteer groups, industry groups, civic organizations, homeowners

  17. Measuring Scholarly Outreach at Michigan State University

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    generating, transmitting, applying, and preserving knowledge for the direct benefit of external audiences, 1993, University Outreach at Michigan State University: Extending Knowledge to Serve Society #12;Reason · Business & Industrial Management · Children, Youth, and Families (non-school related) · Civic

  18. Institute of Transportation Studies University of California, Davis

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    California at Davis, University of

    . · Next 2-3 years will see concerted efforts to introduce 100s of H2 stations capable of supporting 10://www.fleetsandfuels.com/fuels /hydrogen/2013/07/gm-and-honda- team-on-fcvs/ March 7, 2013 Volkswagen, Ballard Power Systems http://www.netinform.net/H2/H2Stations/H2Stations.aspx?Continent=NA&StationID=-1 11 #12;HySUT Japan KETEP Korea 8 STATE MOU 12

  19. Held Hostage: America and Its Allies Confront OPEC, 1973 - 1981 

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    Barr, Kathleen

    2012-07-16

    , Honda, and Toyota forced American companies to make cars that could contend with the high gas mileage of the imports. American Motors Corporation bought the exclusive rights to a new two- liter engine from the German company Volkswagen to be installed... with the first Earth Day, and by 1976 ecologists in the United States, Western Europe, and Japan were making their voices heard about issues like the building of the Alaska pipeline and the development of nuclear power. It was within this framework...

  20. identiityDefining who we are 2007AnnualReport

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    are energetic, ingenious, and tenacious--possessed by a desire to improve. We are inspired by city life and civic responsibility. We embrace professionalism and hard work, and we are committed to educating. These are the distinguishing features of our educational goals and our outlook. These are our values--ideals we have made

  1. 7th Annual Sustainable Raritan Conference and Awards Ceremony Two States: One Bay

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    Goodman, Robert M.

    team for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Rebuild by Design Initiative. She has been an invaluable partner on a wide-range of critical clean water issues, including efforts tirelessly devoted her time and energy to insuring that the Partnership has a visible presence at civic

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    Barrash, Warren

    with students to provide vital services, resources, and learning opportunities preparing them for work and life is · Focused first on every student's growth and development · Civic minded and passionate about fostering dBoise State University Student Handbook 2013 - 2014 Updated 8/20/2013 #12;Table of Contents Section

  3. 2006 Michigan State University Board of Trustees 1 Karen McKnight Casey

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    University is to provide active, service-focused, community-based, mutually beneficial, integrated, learning Outreach and Engagement and the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs and Services Primary Focus-curricular Service-Learning, Civic & Community Engagement - Individual Opportunities - Student-led Initiatives #12

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    Wisconsin at Madison, University of

    : Advance Learning · Successfully collaborated with DoIT, the Registrar's Office and student admitting/executive roles, academic courses, civic engagement, work experience and learning outside the classroom focused- 1 - Offices of the Dean of Students 2003-04 Annual Report Major Accomplishments for 2003

  5. Service-Learning Student Evaluation Annual Report 2013-2014

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    Manchak, John

    for qualitative information about the students' experience. Questions focused on academic course and service-learning1 Service-Learning Student Evaluation Annual Report 2013-2014 The Carlson Leadership & Public opportunities for UW students that sustain reciprocal partnerships, deepen learning, advance civic leadership

  6. Regional Opportunity Index A powerful new information resource for people building healthy,

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    California at Davis, University of

    , prosperous, sustainable and equitable communities Webinar: Launch of State-Wide Web-site December 16, 2014 to inform the building of healthy, prosperous, sustainable and equitable regions in California and beyond #12;3 #12;4 #12;Comprehensive Vision of Regional Opportunity Economy Transportation/ Mobility Civic

  7. House of Lords questions on MRWS and alternative sites Three questions down for answer in the House of Lords Business

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    of nuclear waste; and whether those arrangements have been communicated to the civic leaders of West Cumbria sites for constructing nuclear waste disposal facilities; how many sites they have considered; where of potential sites in West Cumbria for the disposal of nuclear waste against those available elsewhere

  8. Physics BS, 2015-2016 Name ID# Date

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    Barrash, Warren

    Physics BS, 2015-2016 Name ID# Date Physics BS Credits Completed In Progress Future ENGL 101 Foundations 3 UF 200 Civic and Ethical Foundations 3 DLM MATH 170 Calculus I 4 DLN PHYS 211, 211L Physics I with Calculus & Lab 5 DLN PHYS 212, 212L Physics II with Calculus & Lab 5 DLV Visual and Performing Arts 3 DLL

  9. Bachelor of Science, Radiologic Sciences, Diagnostic Radiology Emphasis, 2014-2015 Name ID# Date

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    Barrash, Warren

    Information Technology In Radiologic Sciences RADSCI 350 Imaging Pathophysiology RADSCI 370 Junior Recitation 200 Civic and Ethical Foundations 3 DLN BIOL 227 Human Anatomy and Physiology 4 DLN CHEM 101, 101L-4 BIOL 228 Human Anatomy and Physiology 4 BUSCOM 201 Business Communication 3 HLTHST 101 Medical

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

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    Anderson, Richard

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

  11. Pathways for Transformation: A Six-Year Strategic Plan for the College of Humanities and Sciences

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    Gough, Christopher M.

    Pathways for Transformation: A Six-Year Strategic Plan for the College of Humanities and Sciences of ethical and civic responsibility, cultural fluency, digital fluency, and an evolving sense of the multiple. Transformational impacts require our full commitment to excellence, but the future excellence of H&S depends upon

  12. WHY JOIN A FRATERNITY? Housing S&T fraternities provide campus-

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    Missouri-Rolla, University of

    . Service S&T fraternities believe civic responsibility is important. Last year, the Greek community donated, professional, social and service societies. Greek students make up about 22% of the campus population, but hold Friendliness and Fairness to All Founded 1870 | Rolla, Missouri studentlife.mst.edu/greek Missouri University

  13. The Organization and Cooperation in Europe: Media Protection Watchdog

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    Mason, Janet Lynn

    2008-08-08

    to the status of not free. 32 Freedom House bases its category designations, free, partly free, and not free within the state on political competition, civil liberties, civic life, and an independent media. A state earns the title of free when it meets all...

  14. About Fort Collins About Colorado State University

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    Collins are the museum, the public library, the civic symphony, and the University's own University Center 2014-2015 ALL STATEMENTS MADE IN THIS AND SIMILAR PUBLICATIONS DISTRIBUTED GENERALLY TO PROSPECTIVE course or program or to perform any other activity, function, or obligation mentioned in this catalog

  15. Loreen R. McMahon Associate Public Adviser

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    ): with CDs of the AFC > Executive Director Letters to Elected Officials Including: Hon. Len Augustine, Hon County Bd. of Supervisors Local elected officials; City Council members; city and county civic leaders Publicly Noticed Project Events Sign-Up to Receive Notice of All Upcoming Events Note: Per CA Govt. Code

  16. EmpowEr your practicE mastEr of NursiNg

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    Matrajt, Graciela

    be completed in collaboration with your current workplace, encouraging application of the core concepts you are balancing jobs and families, core classes meet only once per week, on Fridays. Students can choose to earn ·Translational research ·Leadership ·Diversity and social justice ·Ethics, policy and civic engagement ·Health

  17. Characterizing Commercial Sites Selected for

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    advanced energy efficient technologies used in institutional-scale buildings. The initial target locations such as solar thermal absorption chillers, building energy management systems, and advanced lighting. The two concerning a Lhu`e Civic Center project on Kaua`i Island where evaluations of technologies, solutions

  18. Quality-driven research, education

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    of expertise. OUR VALUES SET THE DIRECTION The University is constantly developing in order to respond to new GIVES NEW SOLUTIONS Our strong civic engagement gives us energy to respond to changes in the world interaction with the surrounding society and the rest of the world. Over 120 years later, the distinct sense

  19. The Loma Prieta Earthquake of October 17, 1989, A UCSC Student Oral History Documentary Projec

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    Reti, Irene; Regional History Project, UCSC Library

    2006-01-01

    on the roof of the water from the rain. I never heard whatrain and tons of it. And we were walking to the Civic Center to go get water.rains, when it was raining and my roommates and I had walked to get the water

  20. Officials launch Carbon Fiber Technology Facility, announce

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    Pennycook, Steve

    to reduce carbon fiber's high cost, Danielson noted: "Many of these new clean energy technologies are withinSCIENCE Officials launch Carbon Fiber Technology Facility, announce new manufacturing initiative and a large crowd of local business and civic leaders came to the Carbon Fiber Technology Facility (CFTF

  1. PREPARATORY SUBJECTS AG REQUIREMENTS

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    Sorin, Eric J.

    .S. History, U.S. Government, Civics, World History, Cultures and Geography B. ENGLISH C. MATHEMATICS Algebra, Geometry, Intermediate Algebra, or Higher Level Mathematics D. LABORATORY SCIENCE Biology, Chemistry. · CSU usually admits the top third of high school graduates. · CSU is the largest four-year system

  2. TWRI Briefs 

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    2012-01-01

    professionals and developing regional partnerships,? Lopez said. ?e program is a collaborative e?ort of the institute with federal natural resource agencies, state agencies, private landowner groups and the U.S. Department of Defense, he said. TCEQ honors... partnership ?e Texas Water Resources Institute was recently selected as the winner of the Texas Environmental Excellence Award in the civic/community category for its Arroyo Colorado Watershed Partnership. Presented annually by the Governor of Texas...

  3. The Regional Impact of Climate Change on Public Infrastructure and Decision Making 

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    Bjune, Stephen; Briscoe, H. Dorrell; Cruickshanks, Brian; McElroy, Amy; Nickeson, Daniel; Richardson, Adam; Schmid, Matt; Wang, Fangfang "Jessie"

    2009-01-01

    been to fund climate change mitigation rather than adaptation or resiliency. We believe that funding for adaptation can be pushed as a policy initiative, as many civic and local/regional government organizations and even the U.S. Department..., list local government responsibilities, and provide basic guidelines for a risk assessment approach to planning for adaptation to climate change. It will also discuss federal funding trends and opportunities. This report also includes a description...

  4. Sedbergh School - The Mind

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    Macfarlane, Alan

    2015-06-16

    SEDBERGH DAYS THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE MIND School Library – posed photo 1959 - 2 CONTENTS GENERAL Prolegomena to study of intellectual developments 3 Thoughts on intellectual development 22 Civics and other... are accomplished with reasonable success, and probably with the added pleasure of co- captain Jamie Bruce-Lockhart and his brother Sandy, we will then have a set of detailed materials for three children over the first 25 years or so of their lives...

  5. Report on the 1. Techno Rally of small model cars driven by Stirling engines

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    Isshiki, N.; Hirata, M.; Fujii, I.; Masuno, M.

    1998-07-01

    The first speed contest of model cars driven by hand made Stirling engines was held in summer of 1997 in Tokyo under the name of The First Stirling Techno Rally sponsored by JSME and others. The body of cars were smaller than 60 cm in length and 30 cm in width to fit the test course and Stirling engines were non-pressurized hot air engine fueled by gas or solid fuel. On the race day, 103 cars were gathered from high schools, universities and companies, and the contest was successful1 in both technical and educational purposes. The top speed record was 4.25 second for 13 m run. In this paper the details of this contest are reported. The second techno rally will be held in November, 1998 at Honda's sub car test course.

  6. Re-Building Greensburg

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    Hewitt, Steven; Wallach, Daniel; Peterson, Stephanie;

    2013-05-29

    Greensburg, KS - A town that was devastated by a tornado in 2007, yet came back to be one of the Nation's most energy-efficient, sustainable communities. Civic leaders and entrepreneurs helped rally residents behind the idea of "greening" Greensburg, inspiring the construction of numerous energy-efficient buildings, some of which generate their own renewable power with solar panels and wind turbines. Many of the town's government buildings use cutting edge energy-saving technologies, saving the local taxpayers' money. Greensburg has demonstrated to the world that any city can reach its energy efficiency and renewable energy goals today using widely available technologies.

  7. OpenEI Community - community

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on QA:QA J-E-1 SECTION J APPENDIX ECoop Inc Jump to:Newberg, Oregon:OGE EnergyOklahoma: EnergyOpenOpenEIper39/0 enCivic

  8. Light Duty Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Validation Data. Final Technical Report

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    Jelen, Deborah; Odom, Sara

    2015-04-30

    Electricore, along with partners from Quong & Associates, Inc., Honda R&D Americas (Honda), Nissan Technical Center North America (Nissan), and Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. (Toyota), participated in the Light Duty Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) Validation Data program sponsored by the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (Cooperative Agreement No. DE-EE0005968). The goal of this program was to provide real world data from the operation of past and current FCEVs, in order to measure their performance and improvements over time. The program was successful; 85% of the data fields requested were provided and not restricted due to proprietary reasons. Overall, the team from Electricore provided at least 4.8 GB of data to DOE, which was combined with data from other participants to produce over 33 key data products. These products included vehicle performance and fuel cell stack performance/durability. The data were submitted to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s National Fuel Cell Technology Evaluation Center (NREL NFCTEC) and combined with input from other participants. NREL then produced composite data products (CDP) which anonymized the data in order to maintain confidentiality. The results were compared with past data, which showed a measurable improvement in FCEVs over the past several years. The results were presented by NREL at the 2014 Fuel Cell Seminar, and 2014 and 2015 (planned) DOE Annual Merit Review. The project was successful. The team provided all of the data agreed upon and met all of its goals. The project finished on time and within budget. In addition, an extra $62,911 of cost sharing was provided by the Electricore team. All participants believed that the method used to collect, combine, anonymize, and present the data was technically and economically effective. This project helped EERE meet its mission of ensuring America’s security and prosperity by documenting progress in addressing energy and environmental challenges. Information from this project will be used by the hydrogen and vehicle industries to help advance the introduction of FCEVs and associated hydrogen infrastructure.

  9. Oil and gas developments in South America, Central America, Caribbean area, and Mexico in 1987

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    Wiman, W.D.

    1988-10-01

    Exploration activity in South America, Central America, the Caribbean area, and Mexico in 1987 showed significant increases in seismic acquisition in Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, Paraguay, and Peru, and a decrease in Chile and Venezuela. Exploratory drilling increased in most major producing countries but was accompanied by a decline in development drilling. Most of the increase could be attributed to private companies fulfilling obligations under risk contracts; however, state oil companies in Bolivia, Chile, and Colombia showed significant increased activity, with only Mexico showing a decrease. Colombia again had a dramatic increase in production (29% from 1986). Noteworthy discoveries were made in Bolivia (Villamontes-1); Brazil, in the Solimoes basin (1-RUC-1-AM); Chile (Rio Honda-1); Colombia, in the Llanos basin (Austral-1, La Reforma-1, Libertad Norte-1, Cravo Este-1, and Cano Yarumal-1), in the Upper Magdalena basin (Toldado-1 and Los Mangos-1); Ecuador (Frontera-1, a joint-exploration venture with Colombia); Mexico, in the Chiapas-Tabasco region (Guacho-1 and Iridi-1), in the Frontera Norte area (Huatempo-1); Peru, in the Madre de Dios basin (Armihuari-4X); Trinidad (West East Queen's Beach-1); and Venezuela (Musipan-1X). Brazil's upper Amazon (Solimoes basin) discovery, Colombia's Upper Magdalena basin discoveries Toldado-1 and Los Mangos-1, Mexico's Chiapas-Tabasco discoveries, Peru's confirmation of the giant Cashiriari discovery of 1986, and Venezuela's success in Monagas state were the highlights of 1987. 5 figs., 8 tabs.

  10. Economic feasibility of biochemical processes for the upgrading of crudes and the removal of sulfur, nitrogen, and trace metals from crude oil -- Benchmark cost establishment of biochemical processes on the basis of conventional downstream technologies. Final report FY95

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    Premuzic, E.T.

    1996-08-01

    During the past several years, a considerable amount of work has been carried out showing that microbially enhanced oil recovery (MEOR) is promising and the resulting biotechnology may be deliverable. At Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), systematic studies have been conducted which dealt with the effects of thermophilic and thermoadapted bacteria on the chemical and physical properties of selected types of crude oils at elevated temperatures and pressures. Current studies indicate that during the biotreatment several chemical and physical properties of crude oils are affected. The oils are (1) emulsified; (2) acidified; (3) there is a qualitative and quantitative change in light and heavy fractions of the crudes; (4) there are chemical changes in fractions containing sulfur compounds; (5) there is an apparent reduction in the concentration of trace metals; and (6) the qualitative and quantitative changes appear to be microbial species dependent; and (7) there is a distinction between biodegraded and biotreated oils. The downstream biotechnological crude oil processing research performed thus far is of laboratory scale and has focused on demonstrating the technical feasibility of downstream processing with different types of biocatalysts under a variety of processing conditions. Quantitative economic analysis is the topic of the present project which investigates the economic feasibility of the various biochemical downstream processes which hold promise in upgrading of heavy crudes, such as those found in California, e.g., Monterey-type, Midway Sunset, Honda crudes, and others.

  11. Methanol/ethanol/gasoline blend-fuels demonstration with stratified-charge-engine vehicles: Consultant report. Final report

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    Pefley, R.; Adelman, H.; Suga, T.

    1980-03-01

    Four 1978 Honda CVCC vehicles have been in regular use by California Energy Commission staff in Sacramento for 12 months. Three of the unmodified vehicles were fueled with alcohol/gasoline blends (5% methanol, 10% methanol, and 10% ethanol) with the fourth remaining on gasoline as a control. The operators did not know which fuels were in the vehicles. At 90-day intervals the cars were returned to the Univerity of Santa Clara for servicing and for emissions and fuel economy testing in accordance with the Federal Test Procedures. The demonstration and testing have established the following: (1) the tested blends cause no significant degradation in exhaust emissions, fuel economy, and driveability; (2) the tested blends cause significant increases in evaporative emissions; (3) analysis of periodic oil samples shows no evidence of accelerated metal wear; and (4) higher than 10% alcohols will require substantial modification to most existing California motor vehicles for acceptable emissions, performance, and fuel economy. Many aspects of using methanol and ethanol fuels, both straight and in blends, in various engine technologies are discussed.

  12. An Overview of Geologic Carbon Sequestration Potential in California

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    Cameron Downey; John Clinkenbeard

    2005-10-01

    As part of the West Coast Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership (WESTCARB), the California Geological Survey (CGS) conducted an assessment of geologic carbon sequestration potential in California. An inventory of sedimentary basins was screened for preliminary suitability for carbon sequestration. Criteria included porous and permeable strata, seals, and depth sufficient for critical state carbon dioxide (CO{sub 2}) injection. Of 104 basins inventoried, 27 met the criteria for further assessment. Petrophysical and fluid data from oil and gas reservoirs was used to characterize both saline aquifers and hydrocarbon reservoirs. Where available, well log or geophysical information was used to prepare basin-wide maps showing depth-to-basement and gross sand distribution. California's Cenozoic marine basins were determined to possess the most potential for geologic sequestration. These basins contain thick sedimentary sections, multiple saline aquifers and oil and gas reservoirs, widespread shale seals, and significant petrophysical data from oil and gas operations. Potential sequestration areas include the San Joaquin, Sacramento, Ventura, Los Angeles, and Eel River basins, followed by the smaller Salinas, La Honda, Cuyama, Livermore, Orinda, and Sonoma marine basins. California's terrestrial basins are generally too shallow for carbon sequestration. However, the Salton Trough and several smaller basins may offer opportunities for localized carbon sequestration.

  13. Development of Advanced Small Hydrogen Engines

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    Sapru, Krishna; Tan, Zhaosheng; Chao, Ben

    2010-09-30

    The main objective of the project is to develop advanced, low cost conversions of small (< 25 hp) gasoline internal combustion engines (ICEs) to run on hydrogen fuel while maintaining the same performance and durability. This final technical report summarizes the results of i) the details of the conversion of several small gasoline ICEs to run on hydrogen, ii) the durability test of a converted hydrogen engine and iii) the demonstration of a prototype bundled canister solid hydrogen storage system. Peak power of the hydrogen engine achieves 60% of the power output of the gasoline counterpart. The efforts to boost the engine power with various options including installing the over-sized turbocharger, retrofit of custom-made pistons with high compression ratio, an advanced ignition system, and various types of fuel injection systems are not realized. A converted Honda GC160 engine with ACS system to run with hydrogen fuel is successful. Total accumulative runtime is 785 hours. A prototype bundled canister solid hydrogen storage system having nominal capacity of 1.2 kg is designed, constructed and demonstrated. It is capable of supporting a wide range of output load of a hydrogen generator.

  14. Savannah River Site environmental report for 1993 summary pamphlet

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    Karapatakis, L.

    1994-05-01

    This pamphlet summarizes the impact of 1993 Savannah River Site operations on the environment and the off-site public. It includes an overview of site operations; the basis for radiological and nonradiological monitoring; 1993 radiological releases and the resulting dose to the off-site population; and results of the 1993 nonradiological program. The Savannah River Site Environmental Report for 1993 describes the findings of the environmental monitoring program for 1993. The report contains detailed information about site operations,the environmental monitoring and surveillance programs, monitoring and surveillance results, environmental compliance activities, and special programs. The report is distributed to government officials, members of the US Congress, universities, government facilities, environmental and civic groups, the news media, and interested individuals.

  15. Retrofit Audits and Cost Estimates. A Look at Quality and Consistency

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    Eisenberg, L.; Shapiro, C.; Fleischer, W.

    2012-10-01

    Retrofit NYC Block by Block is an outreach program targeting owners of one- to four-family homes, the most common building type in New York City, with more than 600,000 structures citywide. Administered by the Pratt Center for Community Development and implemented by four nonprofit, community-based organizations, Block by Block connects residents, businesses, and religious and civic organizations in predominantly low-and moderate-income neighborhoods with one or more of a half-dozen public and private financial incentive programs that facilitate energy-efficiency retrofits. This research project sought to evaluate the approach, effectiveness, and the energy use reductions accomplished by the Retrofit NYC: Block by Block program.

  16. SAVANNAH RIVER SITE ENVIRONMENTAL REPORT FOR 2008

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    Mamatey, A.

    2009-09-15

    The Savannah River Site Environmental Report for 2008 (SRNS-STI-2009-00190) is prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) according to requirements of DOE Order 231.1A, 'Environment, Safety and Health Reporting,' and DOE Order 5400.5, 'Radiation Protection of the Public and Environment.' The annual SRS Environmental Report has been produced for more than 50 years. Several hundred copies are distributed each year to government officials, universities, public libraries, environmental and civic groups, news media, and interested individuals. The report's purpose is to: (1) present summary environmental data that characterize site environmental management performance; (2) confirm compliance with environmental standards and requirements; and (3) highlight significant programs and efforts.

  17. Unidentified factors, antibiotics and arsenicals in the nutrition of mature fowl 

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    Creech, Billy Gene

    1955-01-01

    arsenic 'ls suc. ~ ss 5-nitrv&-. :q'aro~- oherJI a "scenic aczu ~nu . ~roue. lic cia hive been s ~o, ;n to stinulate ?-ro'. tn xn civic~, and tne adorner hs' teen. z eg~or- . tt-, I:. te e ', j' vs c l, 1vn & n s 0 ' ox 'al lat, i 'Ltg anu j. ncresse... ?. ro::tn xn &uilots. I ' t: i oe ~rue, it . v, i ielt ars ni&;. c acid nr, nt also y. . oduce a stir. . lation in e, ?, . . ro uct n 'ines it, iro~uce- i icreases in chic. '". , roots. Gii'ii"'i'dfi I MK iiiiil'iGl L/L' U"idJL -. . U~. G' ' Vm Ui...

  18. Near term hybrid passenger vehicle development program. Phase I. Appendices A and B. Final report

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    Not Available

    1980-01-01

    In this report vehicle use patterns or missions are defined and studied. The three most promising missions were found to be: all-purpose city driving which has the maximum potential market penetration; commuting which requires mainly a two-passenger car; and family and civic business driving which have minimal range requirements. The mission selection process was based principally on an analysis of the travel patterns found in the Nationwide Transportation Survey and on the Los Angeles and Washington, DC origin-destination studies data presented by General Research Corporation in Volume II of this report. Travel patterns in turn were converted to fuel requirements for 1985 conventional and hybrid cars. By this means the potential fuel savings for each mission were estimated, and preliminary design requirements for hybrid vehicles were derived.

  19. Retrofit Audits and Cost Estimates: A Look at Quality and Consistency

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    Eisenberg, L.; Shapiro, C.; Fleischer, W.

    2012-10-01

    Retrofit NYC Block by Block is an outreach program targeting owners of one- to four-family homes, the most common building type in New York City, with more than 600,000 structures citywide. Administered by the Pratt Center for Community Development and implemented by four nonprofit, community based organizations, Block by Block connects residents, businesses, and religious and civic organizations in predominantly low- and moderate-income neighborhoods with one or more of a half-dozen public and private financial incentive programs that facilitate energy-efficiency retrofits. This research project sought to evaluate the approach, effectiveness, and the energy use reductions accomplished by the Retrofit NYC: Block by Block program.

  20. EFFECT OF PHOTODESORPTION ON THE SNOW LINES AT THE SURFACE OF OPTICALLY THICK CIRCUMSTELLAR DISKS AROUND HERBIG Ae/Be STARS

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    Oka, Akinori; Nakamoto, Taishi [Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Ookayama, Meguro, Tokyo 152-8551 (Japan); Inoue, Akio K. [College of General Education, Osaka Sangyo University, 3-1-1, Nakagaito, Daito, Osaka 574-8530 (Japan); Honda, Mitsuhiko, E-mail: akinoue@las.osaka-sandai.ac.jp [Department of Information Science, Kanagawa University, 2946, Tsuchiya, Hiratsuka, Kanagawa 259-1293 (Japan)

    2012-03-10

    We investigate the effect of photodesorption on the snow line position at the surface of a protoplanetary disk around a Herbig Ae/Be star, motivated by the detection of water ice particles at the surface of the disk around HD142527 by Honda et al. For this aim, we obtain the density and temperature structure in the disk with a 1+1D radiative transfer and determine the distribution of water ice particles in the disk by the balance between condensation, sublimation, and photodesorption. We find that photodesorption induced by far-ultraviolet radiation from the central star depresses the ice-condensation front toward the mid-plane and pushes the surface snow line significantly outward when the stellar effective temperature exceeds a certain critical value. This critical effective temperature depends on the stellar luminosity and mass, the water abundance in the disk, and the yield of photodesorption. We present an approximate analytic formula for the critical temperature. We separate Herbig Ae/Be stars into two groups on the HR diagram according to the critical temperature: one is the disks where photodesorption is effective and from which we may not find ice particles at the surface, and the other is the disks where photodesorption is not effective. We estimate the snow line position at the surface of the disk around HD142527 to be 100-300 AU, which is consistent with the water ice detection at >140 AU in the disk. All the results depend on the dust grain size in a complex way, and this point requires more work in the future.

  1. Fuel cells at the crossroads : attitudes regarding the investment climate for the US fuel cell industry and a projection of industry job creation potential.

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    NONE

    2004-05-27

    Fuel Cells at the Crossroads examines financial community and fuel cell industry views on the investment climate for the fuel cell industry. It also explores the investment history of the US fuel cell industry and projects potential future job creation. The scope of the study included the transportation, stationary power generation and portable sectors. Interviews were conducted with industry and financial experts. The results of the interviews provide a snapshot of industry perspective just prior to President Bush's endorsement of a hydrogen economy in his 2003 State of the Union address. In April 2003, we conducted a spot check to test whether the State of the Union address had changed opinions. We found little change among the financial and investment communities, but some guarded new optimism among industry leaders. The general outlook of our sample was cautiously hopeful. There is no question, however, that the current climate is one of great uncertainty, particularly when compared with the enthusiasm that existed just a few years ago. Among other things: (1) Respondents generally believed that the energy industry will undergo profound change over the next few decades, resulting in some form of hydrogen economy. They acknowledged, however, that huge technology and cost hurdles must be overcome to achieve a hydrogen economy. (2) Respondents were worried about the future of the industry, including timeframes for market development, foreign competition, technical problems, and the current poor investment environment. (3) Respondents generally believed that the US federal government must provide strong leadership to ensure American leadership in the fuel cell industry. They believe that governments in Europe and Japan are highly committed to fuel cells, thus providing European and Japanese companies with significant advantages. (4) Respondents frequently mentioned several areas of concern, including the situation in Iraq, the increased commitment to fuel cells in Europe, and recent actions by Toyota and Honda.

  2. Corn Ethanol: The Surprisingly Effective Route for Natural Gas Consumption in the Transportation Sector

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    Szybist, James P.; Curran, Scott

    2015-05-01

    Proven reserves and production of natural gas (NG) in the United States have increased dramatically in the last decade, due largely to the commercialization of hydraulic fracturing. This has led to a plentiful supply of NG, resulting in a significantly lower cost on a gallon of gasoline-equivalent (GGE) basis. Additionally, NG is a domestic, non-petroleum source of energy that is less carbon-intensive than coal or petroleum products, and thus can lead to lower greenhouse gas emissions. Because of these factors, there is a desire to increase the use of NG in the transportation sector in the United States (U.S.). However, using NG directly in the transportation sector requires that several non-trivial challenges be overcome. One of these issues is the fueling infrastructure. There are currently only 1,375 NG fueling stations in the U.S. compared to 152,995 fueling stations for gasoline in 2014. Additionally, there are very few light-duty vehicles that can consume this fuel directly as dedicated or bi-fuel options. For example, in model year 2013Honda was the only OEM to offer a dedicated CNG sedan while a number of others offered CNG options as a preparation package for LD trucks and vans. In total, there were a total of 11 vehicle models in 2013 that could be purchased that could use natural gas directly. There are additional potential issues associated with NG vehicles as well. Compared to commercial refueling stations, the at-home refueling time for NG vehicles is substantial – a result of the small compressors used for home refilling. Additionally, the methane emissions from both refueling (leakage) and from tailpipe emissions (slip) from these vehicles can add to their GHG footprint, and while these emissions are not currently regulated it could be a barrier in the future, especially in scenarios with broad scale adoption of CNG vehicles. However, NG consumption already plays a large role in other sectors of the economy, including some that are important to the transportation sector. Examples include steam reforming of natural gas to provide hydrogen for hydrotreating unit operations within the refinery and production of urea for use as a reductant for diesel after treatment in selective catalytic reduction (SCR). This discussion focuses on the consumption of natural gas in the production pathway of conventional ethanol (non-cellulosic) from corn through fermentation. Though it is clear that NG would also play a significant role in the cellulosic production pathways, those cases are not considered in this analysis.

  3. Radial-Gap Permanent Magnet Motor and Drive Research FY 2004

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    McKeever, J.W.

    2005-02-11

    The objective of this task was to study permanent magnet (PM) radial-gap traction drive systems that could meet the U.S. Department of Energy FreedomCAR Program's 2010 goals to expose weaknesses or identify strengths. Initially, the approach was to compare attributes such as physical deformations during operation, performance (torque, power, efficiency versus speed), material requirements (strength), material costs, manufacturability, weight, power density, specific power, reliability, and drivability for specific motors. Three motors selected were the commercially available 60-kW radial-gap surface-mounted PM motor manufactured by UQM Technologies, Inc.; a hypothetical PM motor with rotor-supported magnets similar to the Honda MCF-21; and Delphi's automotive electric machine drive motor, whose rotor is a ferromagnetic cylinder, held at one end by a shaft that supports the magnets on its inner surface. Potential problems have appeared related to PM motors, such as (1) high no-load spin losses and high operational power losses, probably from eddy current losses in the rotor; (2) the undemonstrated dual mode inverter control (DMIC) for driving a brushless dc motor (BDCM) (UQM and Delphi motors); (3) uncertainty about the potential for reducing current with DMIC; and (4) uncertainty about the relation between material requirements and maximum rotor speed. Therefore, the approach was changed to study in detail three of the comparison attributes: drivability, performance, and material requirements. Drivability and related problems were examined by demonstrating that DMIC may be used to drive an 18-pole 30-kW PM motor to 6000 rpm, where the maximum electrical frequency is 900 Hz. An available axial-gap test motor with 18 poles was used because its control is identical to that of a radial gap PM motor. Performance was analytically examined, which led to a derivation showing that DMIC controls a PM motor so that the motor uses minimum current to produce any power regardless of speed for relative speeds, n = {omega}/{omega}{sub base} {ge} 2. Performance was also examined with efficiency measurements during the 30-kW PM motor test. Material requirements were examined with finite-element analyses (FEA) to determine the speed and location where yield starts and the corresponding deformations and stresses.

  4. Research, Development and Demonstration of Micro-CHP System for Residential Applications

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    Karl Mayer

    2010-03-31

    ECR International and its joint venture company, Climate Energy, are at the forefront of the effort to deliver residential-scale combined heat and power (Micro-CHP) products to the USA market. Part of this substantial program is focused on the development of a new class of steam expanders that offers the potential for significantly lower costs for small-scale power generation technology. The heart of this technology is the scroll expander, a machine that has revolutionized the HVAC refrigerant compressor industry in the last 15 years. The liquid injected cogeneration (LIC) technology is at the core of the efforts described in this report, and remains an excellent option for low cost Micro-CHP systems. ECR has demonstrated in several prototype appliances that the concept for LIC can be made into a practical product. The continuing challenge is to identify economical scroll machine designs that will meet the performance and endurance requirements needed for a long life appliance application. This report describes the numerous advances made in this endeavor by ECR International. Several important advances are described in this report. Section 4 describes a marketing and economics study that integrates the technical performance of the LIC system with real-world climatic data and economic analysis to assess the practical impact that different factors have on the economic application of Micro-CHP in residential applications. Advances in the development of a working scroll steam expander are discussed in Section 5. A rigorous analytical assessment of the performance of scroll expanders, including the difficult to characterize impact of pocket to pocket flank leakage, is presented in Section 5.1. This is followed with an FEA study of the thermal and pressure induced deflections that would result from the normal operation of an advanced scroll expander. Section 6 describes the different scroll expanders and test fixtures developed during this effort. Another key technical challenge to the development of a long life LIC system is the development of a reliable and efficient steam generator. The steam generator and support equipment development is described in Section 7. Just one year ago, ECR International announced through its joint venture company, Climate Energy, that it was introducing to the USA market a new class of Micro-CHP product using the state-of-the-art Honda MCHP gas fired internal combustion (IC) engine platform. We now have installed Climate Energy Micro-CHP systems in 20 pilot demonstration sites for the 2005/2006 heating season. This breakthrough success with IC engine based systems paves the way for future advanced steam cycle Micro-CHP systems to be introduced.

  5. Annual review of cultural resource investigations by the Savannah River Archaeological Research Program. Fiscal year 1995

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    Brooks, M.J.; Brooks, R.D.; Sassaman, K.E.; Crass, D.C.

    1995-10-01

    The Savannah River Archaeological Research Program (SRARP) continued through FY95 with the United States Department of Energy to fulfill a threefold mission of cultural resource management, research, and public education at the Savannah River Site. Over 2,300 acres of land on the SRS came under cultural resources review in FY95. This activity entailed 30 field surveys, resulting in the recording of 86 new sites. Twenty-two existing sites within survey tract boundaries were revisited to update site file records. Research conducted by SRARP was reported in 11 papers and monographs published during FY95. SRARP staff also presented research results in 18 papers at professional meetings. Field research included several testing programs, excavations, and remote sensing at area sites, as well as data collection abroad. Seven grants were acquired by SRARP staff to support off-site research. In the area of heritage education, the SRARP expanded its activities in FY95 with a full schedule of classroom education, public outreach, and on-site tours. Volunteer excavations at the Tinker Creek site were continued with the Augusta Archaeological Society and other avocational groups, and other off-site excavations provided a variety of opportunities for field experience. Some 80 presentations, displays and tours were provided for schools, historical societies, civic groups, and environmental and historical awareness day celebrations. Additionally, SRARP staff taught four anthropology courses at area colleges.

  6. FY 2014 Continuation of Solicitation for the Office of Science Financial Assistance Program

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    Saundry, Peter

    2014-04-01

    On January 28-30, 2014, the National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE) hosted its 14th National Confrerence and Global Forum on Science, Policy and the Environment: Building Climate Solutions. The conference was held at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City near the Washington, DC National Airport. The conference engaged over 1,100 key individuals from a variety of fields, including natural and social sciences, humanities and engineering and government and policy, as well as business and civil society. They developed actionable partnerships, strategies and tactics that advanced solutions minimizing the impacts of anthropogenic climate change. The conference was organized around the two major areas where climate actions are necessary: [1] The Built Environment; and, [2] Agriculture and Natural Resources. This “multi-sector approach” of the conference enables participants to work across traditional boundaries of discipline, science, policy and application by engaging a diverse team of scientists, public- and private-sector program managers, and policy-makers. The confernce was two and a half days long. During this time, over 200 speakers presented in 8 keynote addresses, 7 plenary roundtable discussions, 30 symposia and 23 workshops. The goal of the workshops was to generate additional action through development of improved strategies, tools, and partnerships. During the workshops, participants developed actionable outcomes, committed to further collaboration and implementation, and outlined follow-up activities for post-conference. A list of recommendations from the workshop follows this summary. NCSE’s annual conference has become a signature event for the organization, recognized for its notable presenters, innovative programming, and outcome-oriented approach. Each year, over 1,100 participants attend the event, representing federal agencies, higher education institutions, state and local governments, non-governmental and civic organizations, businesses, and international entities.

  7. Power Modulation Investigation for High Temperature (175-200 degrees Celcius) Automotive Application

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    McCluskey, F. P.

    2007-04-30

    Hybrid electric vehicles were re-introduced in the late 1990s after a century dominated by purely internal combustion powered engines[1]. Automotive players, such as GM, Ford, DaimlerChrysler, Honda, and Toyota, together with major energy producers, such as BPAmoco, were the major force in the development of hybrid electric vehicles. Most notable was the development by Toyota of its Prius, which was launched in Japan in 1997 and worldwide in 2001. The shift to hybrids was driven by the fact that the sheer volume of vehicles on the road had begun to tax the ability of the environment to withstand the pollution of the internal combustion engine and the ability of the fossil fuel industry to produce a sufficient amount of refined gasoline. In addition, the number of vehicles was anticipated to rise exponentially with the increasing affluence of China and India. Over the last fifteen years, major advances have been made in all the technologies essential to hybrid vehicle success, including batteries, motors, power control and conditioning electronics, regenerative braking, and power sources, including fuel cells. Current hybrid electric vehicles are gasoline internal combustion--electric motor hybrids. These hybrid electric vehicles range from micro-hybrids, where a stop/start system cuts the engine while the vehicle is stopped, and mild hybrids where the stop/start system is supplemented by regenerative braking and power assist, to full hybrids where the combustion motor is optimized for electric power production, and there is full electric drive and full regenerative braking. PSA Peugeot Citroen estimates the increased energy efficiency will range from 3-6% for the micro-hybrids to 15-25% for the full hybrids.[2] Gasoline-electric hybrids are preferred in US because they permit long distance travel with low emissions and high gasoline mileage, while still using the existing refueling infrastructure. One of the most critical areas in which technology has been advancing has been the development of electronics that can operate in the high temperature environments present in hybrid vehicles. The temperatures under the hood for a gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle are comparable to those for traditional internal combustion engines. This is known to be a difficult environment with respect to commercial-grade electronics, as there are surface and ambient temperatures ranging from 125 C to 175 C. In addition, some hybrid drive electronics are placed in even harsher environments, such as on or near the brakes, where temperatures can reach 250 C. Furthermore, number of temperature cycles experienced by electronics in a hybrid vehicle is different from that experienced in a traditional vehicle. A traditional internal combustion vehicle will have the engine running for longer periods, whereas a mild or micro-hybrid engine will experience many more starts and stops.[3] This means that hybrid automotive electronics will undergo more cycles of a potential wider temperature cycle than standard automotive electronics, which in turn see temperature cycles of 2 to 3 times the magnitude of the {Delta}T = 50 C-75 C experienced by commercial-grade electronics. This study will discuss the effects of these harsh environments on the failure mechanisms and ultimate reliability of electronic systems developed for gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles. In addition, it will suggest technologies and components that can reasonably be expected to perform well in these environments. Finally, it will suggest areas where further research is needed or desirable. Areas for further research will be highlighted in bold, italic type. It should be noted that the first area where further research is desirable is in developing a clearer understanding of the actual hybrid automotive electronics environment and how to simulate it through accelerated testing, thus: Developing specific mission profiles and accelerated testing protocols for the underhood environment for hybrid cars, as has previously been done for gasoline-powered vehicles, is an important area for further st

  8. SAVANNAH RIVER SITE ENVIRONMENTAL REPORT FOR 2009

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    Mamatey, A.; Fanning, R.

    2010-08-19

    The Savannah River Site Environmental Report for 2009 (SRNS-STI-2010-00175) is prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) according to requirements of DOE Order 231.1A,'Environment, Safety and Health Reporting,' and DOE Order 5400.5, 'Radiation Protection of the Public and Environment.' The annual SRS Environmental Report has been produced for more than 50 years. Several hundred copies are distributed each year to government officials, universities, public libraries, environmental and civic groups, news media, and interested individuals. The report's purpose is to: (1) present summary environmental data that characterize site environmental management performance; (2) confirm compliance with environmental standards and requirements; and (3) highlight significant programs and efforts. SRS maintained its record of environmental excellence in 2009, as its operations continued to result in minimal impact to the offsite public and the surrounding environment. The site's radioactive and chemical discharges to air and water were well below regulatory standards for environmental and public health protection; its air and water quality met applicable requirements; and the potential radiation dose from its discharges was less than the national dose standards. The largest radiation dose that an offsite, hypothetical, maximally exposed individual could have received from SRS operations during 2009 was estimated to be 0.12 millirem (mrem). (An mrem is a standard unit of measure for radiation exposure.) The 2009 SRS dose is just 0.12 percent of the DOE all-pathway dose standard of 100 mrem per year, and far less than the natural average dose of about 300 mrem per year (according to Report No. 160 of the National Council of Radiation Protection and Measurements) to people in the United States. This 2009 all-pathway dose of 0.12 mrem was the same as the 2008 dose. Environmental monitoring is conducted extensively within a 2,000-square-mile network extending 25 miles from SRS, with some monitoring performed as far as 100 miles from the site. The area includes neighboring cities, towns, and counties in Georgia and South Carolina. Thousands of samples of air, rainwater, surface water, drinking water, groundwater, food products, wildlife, soil, sediment, and vegetation are collected by SRS and state authorities and analyzed for the presence of radioactive and nonradioactive contaminants. Compliance with environmental regulations and with DOE orders related to environmental protection provides assurance that onsite processes do not impact the public or the environment adversely. Such compliance is documented in this report. SRS had a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) compliance rate of 99.92 percent in 2009, with only four of the 4,989 sample analyses performed exceeding permit limits. The NPDES program protects streams, reservoirs, and other wetlands by limiting the release of nonradiological pollution into surface waters. Discharge limits are set for each facility to ensure that SRS operations do not negatively impact aquatic life or degrade water quality.

  9. The ASC Sequoia Programming Model

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    Seager, M

    2008-08-06

    In the late 1980's and early 1990's, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory was deeply engrossed in determining the next generation programming model for the Integrated Design Codes (IDC) beyond vectorization for the Cray 1s series of computers. The vector model, developed in mid 1970's first for the CDC 7600 and later extended from stack based vector operation to memory to memory operations for the Cray 1s, lasted approximately 20 years (See Slide 5). The Cray vector era was deemed an extremely long lived era as it allowed vector codes to be developed over time (the Cray 1s were faster in scalar mode than the CDC 7600) with vector unit utilization increasing incrementally over time. The other attributes of the Cray vector era at LLNL were that we developed, supported and maintained the Operating System (LTSS and later NLTSS), communications protocols (LINCS), Compilers (Civic Fortran77 and Model), operating system tools (e.g., batch system, job control scripting, loaders, debuggers, editors, graphics utilities, you name it) and math and highly machine optimized libraries (e.g., SLATEC, and STACKLIB). Although LTSS was adopted by Cray for early system generations, they later developed COS and UNICOS operating systems and environment on their own. In the late 1970s and early 1980s two trends appeared that made the Cray vector programming model (described above including both the hardware and system software aspects) seem potentially dated and slated for major revision. These trends were the appearance of low cost CMOS microprocessors and their attendant, departmental and mini-computers and later workstations and personal computers. With the wide spread adoption of Unix in the early 1980s, it appeared that LLNL (and the other DOE Labs) would be left out of the mainstream of computing without a rapid transition to these 'Killer Micros' and modern OS and tools environments. The other interesting advance in the period is that systems were being developed with multiple 'cores' in them and called Symmetric Multi-Processor or Shared Memory Processor (SMP) systems. The parallel revolution had begun. The Laboratory started a small 'parallel processing project' in 1983 to study the new technology and its application to scientific computing with four people: Tim Axelrod, Pete Eltgroth, Paul Dubois and Mark Seager. Two years later, Eugene Brooks joined the team. This team focused on Unix and 'killer micro' SMPs. Indeed, Eugene Brooks was credited with coming up with the 'Killer Micro' term. After several generations of SMP platforms (e.g., Sequent Balance 8000 with 8 33MHz MC32032s, Allian FX8 with 8 MC68020 and FPGA based Vector Units and finally the BB&N Butterfly with 128 cores), it became apparent to us that the killer micro revolution would indeed take over Crays and that we definitely needed a new programming and systems model. The model developed by Mark Seager and Dale Nielsen focused on both the system aspects (Slide 3) and the code development aspects (Slide 4). Although now succinctly captured in two attached slides, at the time there was tremendous ferment in the research community as to what parallel programming model would emerge, dominate and survive. In addition, we wanted a model that would provide portability between platforms of a single generation but also longevity over multiple--and hopefully--many generations. Only after we developed the 'Livermore Model' and worked it out in considerable detail did it become obvious that what we came up with was the right approach. In a nutshell, the applications programming model of the Livermore Model posited that SMP parallelism would ultimately not scale indefinitely and one would have to bite the bullet and implement MPI parallelism within the Integrated Design Code (IDC). We also had a major emphasis on doing everything in a completely standards based, portable methodology with POSIX/Unix as the target environment. We decided against specialized libraries like STACKLIB for performance, but kept as many general purpose, portable math libraries as were needed by the co