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List of Vending Machine Controls Incentives | Open Energy Information  

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Controls Incentives Controls Incentives Jump to: navigation, search The following contains the list of 64 Vending Machine Controls Incentives. CSV (rows 1 - 64) Incentive Incentive Type Place Applicable Sector Eligible Technologies Active APS - Energy Efficiency Solutions for Business (Arizona) Utility Rebate Program Arizona Commercial Industrial Institutional Local Government Retail Supplier Schools State Government Building Insulation Central Air conditioners Chillers Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building Custom/Others pending approval Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls Lighting Lighting Controls/Sensors Motor VFDs Motors Programmable Thermostats Refrigerators LED Exit Signs Evaporative Coolers Vending Machine Controls Food Service Equipment Yes Alliant Energy Interstate Power and Light (Electric) - Business Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs (Iowa) Utility Rebate Program Iowa Commercial

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Vending Machine Energy Consumption and VendingMiser Evaluation  

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As an effort to decrease the amount of non-critical energy used on the Texas A&M campus, and to assist Dixie Narco in evaluating the efficiency of their vending machines, the Texas A&M Energy Systems Laboratory investigated the power consumption of soda vending machines on the Texas A&M campus. Several vending machines were evaluated to determine the power consumption for the individual components, and the whole machine. Recommendations were made from the results. The VendingMiser device was also tested to evaluate the potential energy savings of this device.

Ritter, J.; Hugghins, J.

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Seattle City Light - Vending Machine Rebate Program | Department...  

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

of VendingMiser Energy Efficient Vending Machines. VendingMiser reduces the energy consumption of cold drink vending machines by using an occupancy sensor to power down the...

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New and Underutilized Technology: Vending Machine Occupancy Sensors |  

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Vending Machine Occupancy Sensors Vending Machine Occupancy Sensors New and Underutilized Technology: Vending Machine Occupancy Sensors October 7, 2013 - 9:09am Addthis The following information outlines key deployment considerations for vending machine occupancy sensors within the Federal sector. Benefits Vending machine occupancy sensors detect when no people are in the vicinity and powers down beverage vending machines. These systems do not completely turn off compressor, but reduce their run times. Application Vending machine occupancy sensors are applicable in most building categories where vending machines are present. Key Factors for Deployment Occupancy sensors or similar features should be an integral part of new vending machine purchases. Ranking Criteria Federal energy savings, cost-effectiveness, and probability of success are

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DOE/EA-1674: Environmental Assessment for 10 CFR 431 Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Refrigerated Bottled or Canned Beverage Vending Machines (August 2009)  

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4 4 Environmental Assessment for 10 CFR 431 Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Refrigerated Bottled or Canned Beverage Vending Machines August 2009 16-i CHAPTER 16. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ANALYSIS TABLE OF CONTENTS 16.1 INTRODUCTION ............................................................................................................ 16-1 16.2 AIR EMISSIONS ANALYSIS......................................................................................... 16-1 16.2.1 Air Emissions Descriptions................................................................................ 16-1 16.2.2 Air Quality Regulation....................................................................................... 16-3 16.2.3 Analytical Methods for Air Emissions

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Product Standards for Vending Equipment (Japan) | Open Energy Information  

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Product Standards for Vending Equipment (Japan) Product Standards for Vending Equipment (Japan) Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Product Standards for Vending Equipment (Japan) Focus Area: Energy Efficiency Topics: Policy Impacts Website: www.eccj.or.jp/top_runner/pdf/tr_vending_machines_may2007.pdf Equivalent URI: cleanenergysolutions.org/content/product-standards-vending-equipment-j Language: English Policies: "Deployment Programs,Regulations" is not in the list of possible values (Deployment Programs, Financial Incentives, Regulations) for this property. DeploymentPrograms: Industry Codes & Standards Regulations: Appliance & Equipment Standards and Required Labeling This Energy Conservation Center Japan (ECCJ) document was created as a guide in response to its newly established set of standards and labelling

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Building Technologies Office: Refrigerated Beverage Vending Machines...  

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Energy Use to Save Money. Learn More. News DOE Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Energy Conservation Standard August 29, 2013 DOE Issues...

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International Conference on Machine Control & Guidance 2008 1 Automatic Guidance of Track Laying Machines with  

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laying machines, coordinate systems, error detection, work process driven data management, quality. Its outstanding result, the track management system Toporail, was developed under the operational lead on Machine Control & Guidance 2008 5 Figure 5: Maintenance process driven data management: Data updates

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Brain-controlled finite state machine for wheelchair navigation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This proposal is about a brain-controlled electrically powered wheelchair. The system comprises a brain-computer interface based on steady-state visual evoked potentials and a processing unit relying on a finite state machine (FSM). Results of first ... Keywords: brain-computer interface (bci), finite state machine (fsm), human-computer interaction, stea dy-state visual evoked potentials (ssvep)

Amir Teymourian; Thorsten Lueth; Axel Graeser; Torsten Felzer; Rainer Nordmann

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Control system for an interior permanent magnet synchronous machine  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A high performance, fully operational, four-quadrant control scheme is used in an interior permanent magnet synchronous machine. The machine operates smoothly with full performance in the constant-torque region as well as in the flux-weakening, constant-power region in both directions of motion. The transition between the constant-torque and constant-power regions is very smooth under all conditions of operation. Control in the constant-torque region is based on a vector or field-oriented technique, with the direct-axis aligned with the total stator flux, whereas constant-power region control is accomplished by orientation of the torque angle of the impressed square-wave voltage through the feedforward vector rotator. In a preferred embodiment, the control system employs a digital distributed microcomputer controller arrangement which relies upon various precisely estimated feedback signals, such as torque, flux, etc. The control scheme includes an outer torque control loop primarily for traction type applications, but also contemplates speed and position control loops for various industrial drives. A 70 hp drive system using a Neodymium-Iron-Boron permanent magnet machine and transistor pulse width modulating inverter has been designed and successfully tested. This control scheme also has application in controlling surface permanent magnet machines. 16 figs.

Bose, B.K.

1988-10-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Model-driven design and implementation of discrete event control for a machine tool control system  

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Symposium on Computer-Aided Control System Design. [7] E. M.of machine tool control system Mode Control Supervisor (MCS)of a discrete event control system depends entirely on the

Liu, Y.; Li, W.; Yamazaki, K.; Fujishima, M.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Interpolator for numerically controlled machine tools  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A digital differential analyzer circuit is provided that depending on the embodiment chosen can carry out linear, parabolic, circular or cubic interpolation. In the embodiment for parabolic interpolations, the circuit provides pulse trains for the X and Y slide motors of a two-axis machine to effect tool motion along a parabolic path. The pulse trains are generated by the circuit in such a way that parabolic tool motion is obtained from information contained in only one block of binary input data. A part contour may be approximated by one or more parabolic arcs. Acceleration and initial velocity values from a data block are set in fixed bit size registers for each axis separately but simultaneously and the values are integrated to obtain the movement along the respective axis as a function of time. Integration is performed by continual addition at a specified rate of an integrand value stored in one register to the remainder temporarily stored in another identical size register. Overflows from the addition process are indicative of the integral. The overflow output pulses from the second integration may be applied to motors which position the respective machine slides according to a parabolic motion in time to produce a parabolic machine tool motion in space. An additional register for each axis is provided in the circuit to allow "floating" of the radix points of the integrand registers and the velocity increment to improve position accuracy and to reduce errors encountered when the acceleration integrand magnitudes are small when compared to the velocity integrands. A divider circuit is provided in the output of the circuit to smooth the output pulse spacing and prevent motor stall, because the overflow pulses produced in the binary addition process are spaced unevenly in time. The divider has the effect of passing only every nth motor drive pulse, with n being specifiable. The circuit inputs (integrands, rates, etc.) are scaled to give exactly n times the desired number of pulses out, in order to compensate for the divider.

Bowers, Gary L. (Clinton, TN); Davenport, Clyde M. (Oak Ridge, TN); Stephens, Albert E. (Knoxville, TN)

1976-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Machining  

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laboratory equipment. Machinery includes live spindle tooling lathes, CNC lathes, CNC milling machines, wire-cut EDMs, a high-speed machining center and a CNC four-axis EDM...

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Integrated Inverter Control for Multiple Electric Machines ...  

Wind Energy; Partners (27 ... control for directing multiple inverters with a single ... 57, 62), which may include a three-phase main ...

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Control coil arrangement for a rotating machine rotor  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A rotating machine (e.g., a turbine, motor or generator) is provided wherein a fixed solenoid or other coil configuration is disposed adjacent to one or both ends of the active portion of the machine rotor for producing an axially directed flux in the active portion so as to provide planar axial control at single or multiple locations for rotor balance, levitation, centering, torque and thrust action. Permanent magnets can be used to produce an axial bias magnetic field. The rotor can include magnetic disks disposed in opposed, facing relation to the coil configuration.

Shah, Manoj R. (Latham, NY); Lewandowsk, Chad R. (Amsterdam, NY)

2001-07-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Control Coil Arrangement for a Rotating Machine Rotor  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A rotating machine (e.g., a turbine, motor or generator) is provided wherein a fixed solenoid or other coil configuration is disposed adjacent to one or both ends of the active portion of the machine rotor for producing an axially directed flux in the active portion so as to provide planar axial control at single or multiple locations for rotor balance, levitation, centering, torque and thrust action. Permanent magnets can be used to produce an axial bias magnetic field. The rotor can include magnetic disks disposed in opposed, facing relation to the coil configuration.

Shah, Manoj R.; Lewandowski, Chad R.

1999-05-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Stator for a rotating electrical machine having multiple control windings  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A rotating electric machine is provided which includes multiple independent control windings for compensating for rotor imbalances and for levitating/centering the rotor. The multiple independent control windings are placed at different axial locations along the rotor to oppose forces created by imbalances at different axial locations along the rotor. The multiple control windings can also be used to levitate/center the rotor with a relatively small magnetic field per unit area since the rotor and/or the main power winding provides the bias field.

Shah, Manoj R. (Latham, NY); Lewandowski, Chad R. (Amsterdam, NY)

2001-07-17T23:59:59.000Z

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The Design for Warp Knitting Machine Traversing Control System Based on DSP  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

On the basis of in-depth study of warp knitting machine traversing control system, this paper designs a warp knitting machine traversing electronic control system based on digital signal processor (DSP). This system takes a three-phase permanent magnet ... Keywords: warp knitting machine, traversing motion, linear motor, DSP

De-Jun Li; Le-Ping Xu

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A right to vend : new policy framework for fostering street based entrepreneurs in New York City  

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Street vending remains one of the most highly regulated and least understood activities in New York City. The current regulatory framework is overly confusing and complex, leaving policy decisions about who gets to vend ...

Liu, Ya-Ting, M.C.P. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Methods, systems and apparatus for controlling operation of two alternating current (AC) machines  

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A system is provided for controlling two alternating current (AC) machines via a five-phase PWM inverter module. The system comprises a first control loop, a second control loop, and a current command adjustment module. The current command adjustment module operates in conjunction with the first control loop and the second control loop to continuously adjust current command signals that control the first AC machine and the second AC machine such that they share the input voltage available to them without compromising the target mechanical output power of either machine. This way, even when the phase voltage available to either one of the machines decreases, that machine outputs its target mechanical output power.

Gallegos-Lopez, Gabriel (Torrance, CA); Nagashima, James M. (Cerritos, CA); Perisic, Milun (Torrance, CA); Hiti, Silva (Redondo Beach, CA)

2012-06-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Re ning Abstract Machine Speci cations of the Steam Boiler Control to Well Documented  

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Re ning Abstract Machine Speci cations of the Steam Boiler Control to Well Documented Executable the steam boiler control speci cation problem to il- lustrate how the evolving algebra approach to the speci, in June 1995, to control the Karlsruhe steam boiler simulator satisfactorily. The abstract machines

Börger, Egon

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Fuzzy Logic Controller for Enhancement of Transient Stability in Multi Machine AC-DC Power Systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper discusses the impact of HVDC on Power System Stability and proposes a new type of control mechanism based on Fuzzy set theory to augment dynamic performance of a multi-machine power system. To have good damping characteristics over a wide ... Keywords: HVDC, Power System Stability, Multi-Machine Stability, Fuzzy Logic Controller

M. Uma Vani; P. V. Ramana Rao

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sensor-driven neural control for omnidirectional locomotion and versatile reactive behaviors of walking machines  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This article describes modular neural control structures for different walking machines utilizing discrete-time neurodynamics. A simple neural oscillator network serves as a central pattern generator producing the basic rhythmic leg movements. Other ... Keywords: Central pattern generator, Neural control, Omnidirectional walking, Sensor-driven behavior, Walking machines

P. Manoonpong; F. Pasemann; F. Wörgötter

2008-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Application Layer Definition and Analyses of Controller Area Network Bus for Wire Harness Assembly Machine  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

With the feature of multi-master bus access, nondestructive contention-based arbitration and flexible configuration, Controller Area Network (CAN) bus is applied into the control system of Wire Harness Assembly Machine (WHAM). To accomplish desired goal, ...

Hui Guo; Ying Jiang

2006-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Method and system for controlling a synchronous machine over full operating range  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

System and method for controlling a synchronous machine are provided. The method allows for calculating a stator voltage index. The method further allows for relating the magnitude of the stator voltage index against a threshold voltage value. An offset signal is generated based on the results of the relating step. A respective state of operation of the machine is determined. The offset signal is processed based on the respective state of the machine.

Walters, James E. (Carmel, IN); Gunawan, Fani S. (Westfield, IN); Xue, Yanhong (Westfield, IN)

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Refining Abstract Machine Specifications of the Steam Boiler Control to Well Documented  

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Refining Abstract Machine Specifications of the Steam Boiler Control to Well Documented Executable the steam boiler control specification problem to il­ lustrate how the evolving algebra approach and Specification, in June 1995, to control the Karlsruhe steam boiler simulator satisfactorily. The abstract

Börger, Egon

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Direct control of air gap flux in permanent magnet machines  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A method and apparatus for field weakening in PM machines uses field weakening coils (35, 44, 45, 71, 72) to produce flux in one or more stators (34, 49, 63, 64), including a flux which counters flux normally produced in air gaps between the stator(s) (34, 49, 63, 64) and the rotor (20, 21, 41, 61) which carries the PM poles. Several modes of operation are introduced depending on the magnitude and polarity of current in the field weakening coils (35, 44, 45, 71, 72). The invention is particularly useful for, but not limited to, the electric vehicle drives and PM generators.

Hsu, John S. (Oak Ridge, TN)

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Open Architecture for Versatile Machine and Actuator Control.  

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??Automatic control technology increases usability, reliability and productivity in manufacturing, transportation, and climate control. There are many additional areas of modern life that could benefit… (more)

Baxter, Michael Scott 1977-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Extreme learning machine based wind speed estimation and sensorless control for wind turbine power generation system  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper proposes a precise real-time wind speed estimation method and sensorless control for variable-speed variable-pitch wind turbine power generation system (WTPGS). The wind speed estimation is realized by a nonlinear input-output mapping extreme ... Keywords: Extreme learning machine, Sensorless control, Wind speed estimation, Wind turbine power generation system

Si Wu; Youyi Wang; Shijie Cheng

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Application of support vector machines in scour prediction on grade-control structures  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Research into the problem of predicting the maximum depth of scour on grade-control structures like sluice gates, weirs and check dams, etc., has been mainly of an experimental nature and several investigators have proposed a number of empirical relations ... Keywords: Back propagation neural network, Grade-control structures, Modeling, Scour, Support vector machines

Arun Goel; Mahesh Pal

2009-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Noise reduction control strategy of a permanent magnet synchronous machine for vehicle applications  

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The purpose of this work was to investigate a permanent magnet synchronous machine which will be produced by an industry partner of the Institut für Stromrichtertechnik und Elektrische Antriebe (ISEA) an institute of the Rheinisch Westfälisch Technische Hochschule - Aachen, Germany (RWTH). The machine manufacturer noted certain abnormalities with the frequency spectrum produced by an electric machine that they were developing; this problem was brought to ISEA in order to be investigated. My work continues the work of my supervisor, Dipl.- Ing Matthias Bösing, and seeks to further examine the machine for a much wider range of operating points, determine the relationship between current amplitude, harmonics, control angle and rotor position on radial force components of the machine and therefore stresses on the stator; which are the primary causes of electrical machine noise. Rather than investigate acoustic issues in particular, the study was limited to the study of electromagnetically generated radial force ripple, which is the cause of stator deflection modes and therefore the emission of sound waves. The primary results of this thesis researched the operation of a permanent magnet synchronous machine and described its behavior with regards to force, torque, and force and torque ripple and their spectrums versus numerous parameters, including control angle, secant current and rotor position. Next, the work used provided data, literature and the simulation results for this thesis in order to deconstruct the operation regions of the particular machine and therefore link the causes of particular noise spectral components to the operation of the machine. From this it was possible to identify potential ways to eliminate these areas of noise. Following this, the thesis examined a particular abnormality in the torque and force waveforms produced by the machine and devised actions which could correct this abnormality. After identifying this asymmetry, the work explored how to choose an optimal control strategy for eliminating particular harmonics based on the simulated operating points and a desired command torque. Finally, the research built on the previous work by supplementing the method of current harmonic injection for eliminating radial force harmonics in this machine, with a method of determining an optimal operating point before the injection currents are calculated.

Doolittle, Randy Gene

2008-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Methods, systems and apparatus for controlling operation of two alternating current (AC) machines  

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A system is provided for controlling two AC machines. The system comprises a DC input voltage source that provides a DC input voltage, a voltage boost command control module (VBCCM), a five-phase PWM inverter module coupled to the two AC machines, and a boost converter coupled to the inverter module and the DC input voltage source. The boost converter is designed to supply a new DC input voltage to the inverter module having a value that is greater than or equal to a value of the DC input voltage. The VBCCM generates a boost command signal (BCS) based on modulation indexes from the two AC machines. The BCS controls the boost converter such that the boost converter generates the new DC input voltage in response to the BCS. When the two AC machines require additional voltage that exceeds the DC input voltage required to meet a combined target mechanical power required by the two AC machines, the BCS controls the boost converter to drive the new DC input voltage generated by the boost converter to a value greater than the DC input voltage.

Gallegos-Lopez, Gabriel (Torrance, CA); Nagashima, James M. (Cerritos, CA); Perisic, Milun (Torrance, CA); Hiti, Silva (Redondo Beach, CA)

2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Study and Development of Anti-Islanding Control for Synchronous Machine-Based Distributed Generators: November 2001--March 2004  

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This report summarizes the study and development of new active anti-islanding control schemes for synchronous machine-based distributed generators, including engine generators and gas turbines.

Ye, Z.

2006-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Adaptive vibration control using synchronous demodulation with machine tool controller motor commutation  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A control system and method for actively reducing vibration in a spindle housing caused by unbalance forces on a rotating spindle, by measuring the force-induced spindle-housing motion, determining control signals based on synchronous demodulation, and provide compensation for the measured displacement to cancel or otherwise reduce or attenuate the vibration. In particular, the synchronous demodulation technique is performed to recover a measured spindle housing displacement signal related only to the rotation of a machine tool spindle, and consequently rejects measured displacement not related to spindle motion or synchronous to a cycle of revolution. Furthermore, the controller actuates at least one voice-coil (VC) motor, to cancel the original force-induced motion, and adapts the magnitude of voice coil signal until this measured displacement signal is brought to a null. In order to adjust the signal to a null, it must have the correct phase relative to the spindle angle. The feedback phase signal is used to adjust a common (to both outputs) commutation offset register (offset relative to spindle encoder angle) to force the feedback phase signal output to a null. Once both of these feedback signals are null, the system is compensating properly for the spindle-induced motion.

Hopkins, David James (Livermore, CA)

2008-05-13T23:59:59.000Z

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EWEB - Existing Facilities Energy Efficiency Rebate Program ...  

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Lighting, Lighting ControlsSensors, Motors, Programmable Thermostats, Refrigerators, Windows, Vending Machine Controls, Commercial Cooking Equipment, Commercial Refrigeration...

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Machining force regression models and real time control when turning MET 4 metallized coating  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Due to their wide range of application, metallized coatings are widely used in industry, both for wear resistance or corrosion protection. In order to obtain the required geometric precision, machining these coatings is many times required. As their ... Keywords: control system, experiments design, force, metallized coating, real time, regression, turning

Mihaiela Iliescu; Luigi Vl?d?reanu; Marius Soceanu

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Neuro-Fuzzy Controller of a Sensorless PM Motor Drive For Washing Machines  

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algorithms to enable direct drive from permanent magnet (PM) synchronous motors[3]. #12;Among AC drives, the permanent magnet (PM) motors have became popular, due to its high torque to current ration, large powerNeuro-Fuzzy Controller of a Sensorless PM Motor Drive For Washing Machines Kasim M. Al

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Single-machine batch delivery scheduling with an assignable common due date and controllable processing times  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We consider single-machine batch delivery scheduling with an assignable common due date and controllable processing times, which vary as a convex function of the amounts of a continuously divisible common resource allocated to individual jobs. Finished ... Keywords: Batch delivery, Common due date, Resource allocation, Scheduling

Yunqiang Yin, T. C. E. Cheng, Shuenn-Ren Cheng, Chin-Chia Wu

2013-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Develop a field grid system for yield mapping and machine control. Final report, Invention 544  

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The objective of this project was to build and test the Field Grid Sense system for yield mapping and machine control during harvesting. Secondly, to use Field Grid Sense system with chemical application equipment to demonstrate a workable in-field system. This document contains summarized quarterly reports.

1995-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

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A generic finite state machine framework for the ACNET control system  

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A significant level of automation and flexibility has been added to the ACNET control system through the development of a Java-based Finite State Machine (FSM) infrastructure. These FSMs are integrated into ACNET and allow users to easily build, test and execute scripts that have full access to ACNET's functionality. In this paper, a description will be given of the FSM design and its ties to the Java-based Data Acquisition Engine (DAE) framework. Each FSM is part of a client-server model with FSM display clients using Remote Method Invocation (RMI) to communicate with DAE servers heavily coupled to ACNET. A web-based monitoring system that allows users to utilize browsers to observe persistent FSMs will also be discussed. Finally, some key implementations such as the crash recovery FSM developed for the Electron Cooling machine protection system will be presented.

Carmichael, L.; Warner, A.; /Fermilab

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Secure Web Service for Electricity Prepayment Vending in South Africa: A Case Study and Industry Specification  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Current standardised offline vending systems play a critical role in supporting electricity prepayment-metering infrastructure by enabling convenient access to point of sales for customers to purchase prepaid electricity tokens. Electricity utilities ... Keywords: Electricity Vending, Interoperability, Industry specification, Client-server, Prepayment, Secure Socket layer, Web Service

K. P. Subramoney; G. P. Hancke

2007-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Control of Two Permanent Magnet Machines Using a Five-Leg Inverter for Automotive Applications  

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This paper presents digital control schemes for control of two permanent magnet (PM) machines in an integrated traction and air-conditioning compressor drive system for automotive applications. The integrated drive system employs a five-leg inverter to power a three-phase traction PM motor and a two-phase compressor PM motor by tying the common terminal of the two-phase motor to the neutral point of the three-phase motor. Compared to a three-phase or a standalone two-phase inverter, it eliminates one phase leg and shares the control electronics between the two drives, thus significantly reducing the component count of the compressor drive. To demonstrate that the speed and torque of the two PM motors can be controlled independently, a control strategy was implemented in a digital signal processor, which includes a rotor flux field orientation based control (RFOC) for the three-phase motor, a similar RFOC and a position sensorless control in the brushless dc (BLDC) mode for the two-phase motor. Control implementation issues unique to a two-phase PM motor are also discussed. Test results with the three-phase motor running in the ac synchronous (ACS) mode while the two-phase motor either in the ACS or the BLDC mode are included to verify the independent speed and torque control capability of the integrated drive.

Su, Gui-Jia [ORNL; Tang, Lixin [ORNL; Huang, Xianghui [GE Global Research

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Electrical Machines  

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Electrical Machines to Electrical Machines to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Electrical Machines on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Electrical Machines on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Electrical Machines on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Electrical Machines on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Electrical Machines on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: Electrical Machines on AddThis.com... Just the Basics Hybrid & Vehicle Systems Energy Storage Advanced Power Electronics & Electrical Machines Power Electronics Electrical Machines Thermal Control & System Integration Advanced Combustion Engines Fuels & Lubricants Materials Technologies Electrical Machines Emphasis in the electrical machines activity is on advanced motor

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Roadmap for Research, Development, and Demonstration of Instrumentation, Controls, and Human-Machine Interface Technologies  

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Instrumentation, controls, and human-machine interfaces are essential enabling technologies that strongly influence nuclear power plant performance and operational costs. The nuclear power industry is currently engaged in a transition from traditional analog-based instrumentation, controls, and human-machine interface (ICHMI) systems to implementations employing digital technologies. This transition has primarily occurred in an ad hoc fashion through individual system upgrades at existing plants and has been constrained by a number of concerns. Although international implementation of evolutionary nuclear power plants and the progression toward new plants in the United States have spurred design of more fully digital plant-wide ICHMI systems, the experience base in the nuclear power application domain is limited. Additionally, design and development programs by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for advanced reactor concepts, such as the Generation IV Program and Next Generation Nuclear Plant (NGNP), introduce different plant conditions and unique plant configurations that increase the need for enhanced ICHMI capabilities to fully achieve programmatic goals related to economic competitiveness, safety and reliability, sustainability, and proliferation resistance and physical protection. As a result, there are challenges that need to be addressed to enable the nuclear power industry to effectively and efficiently complete the transition to safe and comprehensive use of digital technology.

Miller, Don W.; Arndt, Steven A.; Bond, Leonard J.; Dudenhoeffer, Donald D.; Hallbert, Bruce P.; Holcomb, David E.; Wood, Richard T.; Naser, Joseph A.; O'Hara, John M.; Quinn, Edward L.

2008-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Digital signal processing control of induction machine`s torque and stator flux utilizing the direct stator flux field orientation method  

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This paper presents a review of the Direct Stator Flux Field Orientation control method. This method can be used to control an induction motor`s torque and flux directly and is the application of interest for this thesis. This control method is implemented without the traditional feedback loops and associated hardware. Predictions are made, by mathematical calculations, of the stator voltage vector. The voltage vector is determined twice a switching period. The switching period is fixed throughout the analysis. The three phase inverter duty cycle necessary to control the torque and flux of the induction machine is determined by the voltage space vector Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) technique. Transient performance of either the flux or torque requires an alternate modulation scheme which is also addressed in this thesis. A block diagram of this closed loop system is provided. 22 figs., 7 tabs.

Seiz, J.B.

1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

46

Cedar Falls Utilities - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program...  

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

Heat Pumps: 300 (additional 100 for each SEER above 15) Gas Furnaces: 200 Gas Boilers: 400 Ice Machines: 100 Cooking Equipment: Varies Vending Machine Controls: 50 per...

47

Instrumentation, Controls, and Human-Machine Interface Technology Development Roadmap in Support of Grid Appropriate Reactors  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Grid Appropriate Reactors (GARs) are a component of the U.S. Department of Energy s (DOE s) Global Nuclear Energy Partnership (GNEP) program. GARs have smaller output power (Instrumentation, Controls, and Human-Machine Interface (ICHMI) technology development roadmap emphasizing the specific characteristics of GARs [1]. This roadmapping effort builds upon and focuses the recently developed, more general nuclear energy ICHMI technology development roadmap [2]. The combination of the smaller plant size, smaller grids, and deployment in locations without extensive prior nuclear power experience presents particular infrastructure, regulation, design, operational, and safeguards challenges for effective GAR deployment. ICHMI technologies are central to efficient GAR operation and as such are a dimension of each of these challenges. Further, while the particular ICHMI technologies to be developed would be useful at larger power plants, they are not high-priority development items at the larger plants. For example, grid transient resilience would be a useful feature for any reactor/grid combination and indeed would have limited some recent blackout events. However, most large reactors have limited passive cooling features. Large plants with active safety response features will likely preserve trip preferential grid transient response. This contrasts sharply with GARs featuring passive shutdown cooling, which can safely support grid stability during large grid transients. ICHMI technologies ranging from alternative control algorithms to simplified human-interface system designs are key to enabling GARs to respond properly and thereby stabilize the grid during transients.

Holcomb, David Eugene [ORNL; Upadhyaya, Belle R. [University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK); Kisner, Roger A [ORNL; O'Hara, John [Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL); Quinn, Edward L. [Longenecker & Associates; Miller, Don W. [Ohio State University

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

48

Vehicle Technologies Office: Electrical Machines  

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Electrical Machines Emphasis in the electrical machines activity is on advanced motor technologies, performance, low-cost materials, and thermal control systems that will yield...

49

New Idea for Hydraulic Testing Machine with Stress and Strain Rates Controlled and its Realization  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Based on the relationship between pressure and flux of thin-walled hole, a new idea is proposed for hydraulic testing machine. Using transducer and computer technique, hydraulic system is formed by SCM(single chip micyoco), needle valve, frequency converter ... Keywords: testing machine, stress rate, strain rate, needle valves

Du Jingqing; Gao Shiqiao; Niu Shaohua

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

50

Improving Paper Machine Efficiency/Productivity through On-line Control  

SciTech Connect

This project involves implementing a new technology, microforming, in a headbox to produce an isotropic sheet with significant reductions in the MD/CD stiffness ratio (increasing CD specific STFI) and improved sheet uniformity. Microforming involves generating axial vorticity (i.e., swirl) prior to the converging nozzle of the headbox by retrofitting an existing tube block with swirl generation devices referred to as Vortigen system. The Vortigen system developed in this project is a retrofit technology to a hydraulic headbox tube block. The tubes in the tube block are re-designed to generate axial vorticity (or swirl) in the tubes. This type of flow results in higher intensity small-scale turbulence in the forming jet at the slice. The net effect, as demonstrated in pilot and commercial trials, is improvement in formation and surface smoothness, lower MD/CD tensile ratio, and consequently, higher CD strength properties such as CD STFI, Ring Crush and tensile or breaking length. The objective of this project is to implement microforming by developing the retrofit technology for generation and on-line control of axial vorticity in the tubes to optimize turbulent scale and intensity, and consequently, fiber network structure properties in the sheet. This technology results in significant improvements in the performance and capital effectiveness of the paper machine (PM) for a fraction of the cost to replace a headbox. In this project we have developed and demonstrated the concept of generating axial vorticity to control the fiber orientation in the converging zone of the headbox, and to produce a sheet with isotropic fiber orientation. The technology developed here has been demonstrated in static form on several pilot trials and two series of commercial trials. The economic feasibility of this technology is based primarily on fiber savings in cases where a more isotropic fiber orientation can be used to reduce the basis weight of the product. Even a 5% decrease in basis weight will results in substantial savings covering the cost of a commercial retrofit in 6 months or less in a medium size machine. The project also resulted in significant amount of information on fiber orientation in turbulent flow and in a converging nozzle where the results can be used in other applications, such as formation of composite materials. Several MS and Ph.D. students and postdoctoral associates have been trained as part of this project.

Cyrus K Aidun

2007-08-31T23:59:59.000Z

51

Modeling an Electronic Throttle Controller using the Timed Abstract State Machine Language and Toolset  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A key challenge in the design and analysis of real-time systems is the integration of functional and non-functional properties into a single specification. In this paper, we present an integrated toolset based on the TASM language. The toolset is used to specify and analyze reactive embedded real-time systems. The toolset implements the features of the Timed Abstract State Machine (TASM) language, a novel specification language. The non-functional properties that can be expressed in the language include timing behavior and resource consumption. The toolset enables the creation of executable specifications with well-defined execution semantics, abstraction mechanisms, and composition semantics. The toolset includes facilities for editing, analyzing, and simulating TASM specifications. The features of the toolset are demonstrated using an Electronic Throttle Controller (ETC) from a major automotive vendor. The TASM toolset is used to analyze the mode switching logic of the ETC. The ETC is used to calculate fuel injection and air intake to optimize fuel consumption. The TASM toolset is used to analyze the resource consumption resulting from the mode switching logic, and to verify the completeness and consistency of the specification.

Martin Ouimet; Guillaume Berteau; Kristina Lundqvist

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

52

Instrumentation, Controls, and Human-Machine Interface Technology Development Roadmap in Support of Grid Appropriate Reactors  

SciTech Connect

Grid Appropriate Reactors (GARs) are a component of the U.S. Department of Energy s (DOE s) Global Nuclear Energy Partnership (GNEP) program. GARs have smaller output power (<~600 MWe), than those intended for deployment on large, tightly coupled grids. This smaller size is important in avoiding grid destabilization, which can result from having a large fraction of a grid s electrical generation supplied by a single source. GARs are envisioned to be deployed worldwide often in locations without extensive nuclear power experience. DOE recently sponsored the creation of an Instrumentation, Controls, and Human-Machine Interface (ICHMI) technology development roadmap emphasizing the specific characteristics of GARs [1]. This roadmapping effort builds upon and focuses the recently developed, more general nuclear energy ICHMI technology development roadmap [2]. The combination of the smaller plant size, smaller grids, and deployment in locations without extensive prior nuclear power experience presents particular infrastructure, regulation, design, operational, and safeguards challenges for effective GAR deployment. ICHMI technologies are central to efficient GAR operation and as such are a dimension of each of these challenges. Further, while the particular ICHMI technologies to be developed would be useful at larger power plants, they are not high-priority development items at the larger plants. For example, grid transient resilience would be a useful feature for any reactor/grid combination and indeed would have limited some recent blackout events. However, most large reactors have limited passive cooling features. Large plants with active safety response features will likely preserve trip preferential grid transient response. This contrasts sharply with GARs featuring passive shutdown cooling, which can safely support grid stability during large grid transients. ICHMI technologies ranging from alternative control algorithms to simplified human-interface system designs are key to enabling GARs to respond properly and thereby stabilize the grid during transients.

Holcomb, David Eugene [ORNL; Upadhyaya, Belle R. [University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK); Kisner, Roger A [ORNL; O'Hara, John [Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL); Quinn, Edward L. [Longenecker & Associates; Miller, Don W. [Ohio State University

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

53

Harmonic control of multiple-stator induction machines for voltage regulation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Small, one to a few horsepower, three-phase induction machines with three sets of electrically-isolated, magnetically-coupled stator winding circuits are described. A voltage inverter is developed and used to drive one set ...

Holloway, Jack Wade, 1980-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

54

Austin Utilities (Gas and Electric) - Commercial and Industrial...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Dishwasher, Furnaces, Heat pumps, Lighting, Lighting ControlsSensors, Motors, Steam-system upgrades, Water Heaters, Evaporative Coolers, Vending Machine Controls,...

55

Baltimore Gas & Electric Company (Electric) - Commercial Energy...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Vending Machine Controls, Commercial Refrigeration Equipment, Food Service Equipment, LED Lighting, Reach-In Door Closer, ECM Evaporator Fan MotorController, Refrigerated...

56

Coldwater Board of Public Utilities - Commercial & Industrial...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

CustomOthers pending approval, Lighting, Lighting ControlsSensors, Motor VFDs, Motors, LED Exit Signs, Vending Machine Controls, Commercial Refrigeration Equipment, Food Service...

57

Intelligent machine agent architecture for adaptive control optimization of manufacturing processes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Intelligent agents have been earmarked as the key enabling technology to provide the flexibility required by modern, competitive, customer-orientated manufacturing environments. Rational agent behavior is of paramount importance when interacting with ... Keywords: Agent architecture, Intelligent machining, Intelligent manufacturing, Process optimization

Grant H. Kruger; Albert J. Shih; Danie G. Hattingh; Theo I. van Niekerk

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

58

Induction machine  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A polyphase rotary induction machine for use as a motor or generator utilizing a single rotor assembly having two series connected sets of rotor windings, a first stator winding disposed around the first rotor winding and means for controlling the current induced in one set of the rotor windings compared to the current induced in the other set of the rotor windings. The rotor windings may be wound rotor windings or squirrel cage windings.

Owen, Whitney H. (Ogden, UT)

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Final Report on Control Algorithm to Improve the Partial-Load Efficiency of Surface PM Machines with Fractional-Slot Concentrated Windings  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Surface permanent magnet (SPM) synchronous machines using fractional-slot concentrated windings are being investigated as candidates for high-performance traction machines for automotive electric propulsion systems. It has been shown analytically and experimentally that such designs can achieve very wide constant-power speed ratios (CPSR) [1,2]. This work has shown that machines of this type are capable of achieving very low cogging torque amplitudes as well as significantly increasing the machine power density [3-5] compared to SPM machines using conventional distributed windings. High efficiency can be achieved in this class of SPM machine by making special efforts to suppress the eddy-current losses in the magnets [6-8], accompanied by efforts to minimize the iron losses in the rotor and stator cores. Considerable attention has traditionally been devoted to maximizing the full-load efficiency of traction machines at their rated operating points and along their maximum-power vs. speed envelopes for higher speeds [9,10]. For example, on-line control approaches have been presented for maximizing the full-load efficiency of PM synchronous machines, including the use of negative d-axis stator current to reduce the core losses [11,12]. However, another important performance specification for electric traction applications is the machine's efficiency at partial loads. Partial-load efficiency is particularly important if the target traction application requires long periods of cruising operation at light loads that are significantly lower than the maximum drive capabilities. While the design of the machine itself is clearly important, investigation has shown that this is a case where the choice of the control algorithm plays a critical role in determining the maximum partial-load efficiency that the machine actually achieves in the traction drive system. There is no evidence that this important topic has been addressed for this type of SPM machine by any other authors. This topic takes on even greater significance for fractional-slot concentrated-winding SPM machine designs. In particular, maximizing the torque/power density of this class of SPM machines typically leads to machine designs with high numbers of poles. The resulting high electrical frequencies can easily result in high stator core losses unless special care is taken during the machine design process. The purpose of this report is to discuss a modified vector control algorithm for a fractional-slot concentrated winding SPM machine that has been developed to maximize the machine's partial-load efficiency over a wide range of operating conditions. For purposes of this discussion, a 55 kW (peak) SPM machine designed to meet requirements established in the US FreedomCar program [13] is used as the basis for demonstrating the proposed technique. A combination of closed-form analysis [14] and finite element analysis (FEA) is used during this investigation.

McKeever, John W [ORNL; Reddy, Patel [University of Wisconsin; Jahns, Thomas M [ORNL

2007-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

60

FINAL REPORT ON CONTROL ALGORITHM TO IMPROVE THE PARTIAL-LOAD EFFICIENCY OFSURFACE PM MACHINES WITH FRACTIONAL-SLOT CONCENTRATED WINDINGS  

SciTech Connect

Surface permanent magnet (SPM) synchronous machines using fractional-slot concentrated windings are being investigated as candidates for high-performance traction machines for automotive electric propulsion systems. It has been shown analytically and experimentally that such designs can achieve very wide constant-power speed ratios (CPSR) [1,2]. This work has shown that machines of this type are capable of achieving very low cogging torque amplitudes as well as significantly increasing the machine power density [3-5] compared to SPM machines using conventional distributed windings. High efficiency can be achieved in this class of SPM machine by making special efforts to suppress the eddy-current losses in the magnets [6-8], accompanied by efforts to minimize the iron losses in the rotor and stator cores. Considerable attention has traditionally been devoted to maximizing the full-load efficiency of traction machines at their rated operating points and along their maximum-power vs. speed envelopes for higher speeds [9,10]. For example, on-line control approaches have been presented for maximizing the full-load efficiency of PM synchronous machines, including the use of negative d-axis stator current to reduce the core losses [11,12]. However, another important performance specification for electric traction applications is the machine's efficiency at partial loads. Partial-load efficiency is particularly important if the target traction application requires long periods of cruising operation at light loads that are significantly lower than the maximum drive capabilities. While the design of the machine itself is clearly important, investigation has shown that this is a case where the choice of the control algorithm plays a critical role in determining the maximum partial-load efficiency that the machine actually achieves in the traction drive system. There is no evidence that this important topic has been addressed for this type of SPM machine by any other authors. This topic takes on even greater significance for fractional-slot concentrated-winding SPM machine designs. In particular, maximizing the torque/power density of this class of SPM machines typically leads to machine designs with high numbers of poles. The resulting high electrical frequencies can easily result in high stator core losses unless special care is taken during the machine design process. The purpose of this report is to discuss a modified vector control algorithm for a fractional-slot concentrated winding SPM machine that has been developed to maximize the machine's partial-load efficiency over a wide range of operating conditions. For purposes of this discussion, a 55 kW (peak) SPM machine designed to meet requirements established in the US FreedomCar program [13] is used as the basis for demonstrating the proposed technique. A combination of closed-form analysis [14] and finite element analysis (FEA) is used during this investigation.

Reddy, P.B.; Jahns, T.M.

2007-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

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61

Dakota Electric Association - Commercial and Industrial Energy...  

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Sensors, Motor VFDs, Motors, Processing and Manufacturing Equipment, Water Heaters, LED Exit Signs, Vending Machine Controls, Data Center Equipment, Geothermal Heat Pumps,...

62

Efficient Living Energy Grant (Illinois) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Motor VFDs, Programmable Thermostats, Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Whole House Fans, LED Exit Signs, Vending Machine Controls, Room Air Conditioners, Geothermal Heat Pumps, LED...

63

Develop a field grid system for yield mapping and machine control. Quarterly report, January 1, 1995--March 31, 1995  

SciTech Connect

This is a quarterly progress report describing recent efforts aimed at building and testing the Field Grid Sense (FGS) system for yield mapping and machine control during harvesting. Secondly, the aim is to use Field Grid Sense with chemical application equipment to demonstrate a workable in-field system. More specifically, the operation of the patented hardware/software FGS system will be tested in crop harvesting to demonstrate the systems` utility and to analyze the flexibility of operation under true field conditions. Additionally, FGS will again be used with chemical application equipment -- equipment that needs modification to correct one or two slight shortcomings. This action will create improved systems and establish the worthiness, efficiency and necessity of chemical application equipment that is controlled and directed via the FGS package.

Froehlich, D.P.; Schumacher, J.A.

1995-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

64

Develop a field grid system for yield mapping and machine control. Quarterly report, July 1, 1995--September 30, 1995  

SciTech Connect

Build and test the Field Grid Sense system for yield mapping and machine control during harvesting. Secondly, use Field Grid Sense with chemical application equipment to demonstrate a workable in-field system. More specifically, the operation of the patented hardware/software Field Grid Sense (FGS) system will be tested in crop harvesting to demonstrate the system`s utility and to analyze the flexibility of operation under true field conditions. Additionally, FGS will again be used with chemical application equipment - equipment that needs modification to correct one or two slight shortcomings. This action will create improved systems and establish the worthiness, efficiency and necessity of chemical application equipment that is controlled and directed via the FGS package.

Hart, F.; Windish, J.

1995-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

65

A Motion Control Algorithm for a Continuous Mining Machine Based on a Hierarchical Real-Time Control System Design  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of underground coal mining. The development of control architectures for the control of the movement involved in the support of the United States Bureau of Mines' computer-assisted underground coal mining procedure for a hierarchical computer-assisted coal mining control system. Based on this previous work

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A Motion Control Algorithm for a Continuous Mining Machine Based on a Hierarchical RealTime Control System Design  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of underground coal mining. The development of control architectures for the control of the movement involved in the support of the United States Bureau of Mines' computer­assisted underground coal mining procedure for a hierarchical computer­assisted coal mining control system. Based on this previous work

67

Control method and system for hydraulic machines employing a dynamic joint motion model  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A control method and system for controlling a hydraulically actuated mechanical arm to perform a task, the mechanical arm optionally being a hydraulically actuated excavator arm. The method can include determining a dynamic model of the motion of the hydraulic arm for each hydraulic arm link by relating the input signal vector for each respective link to the output signal vector for the same link. Also the method can include determining an error signal for each link as the weighted sum of the differences between a measured position and a reference position and between the time derivatives of the measured position and the time derivatives of the reference position for each respective link. The weights used in the determination of the error signal can be determined from the constant coefficients of the dynamic model. The error signal can be applied in a closed negative feedback control loop to diminish or eliminate the error signal for each respective link.

Danko, George (Reno, NV)

2011-11-22T23:59:59.000Z

68

Improvement of reliability of welding by in-process sensing and control (development of smart welding machines for girth welding of pipes). Final report  

SciTech Connect

Closed-loop control of the welding variables represents a promising, cost-effective approach to improving weld quality and therefore reducing the total cost of producing welded structures. The ultimate goal is to place all significant weld variables under direct closed-loop control; this contrasts with preprogrammed machines which place the welding equipment under control. As the first step, an overall strategy has been formulated and an investigation of weld pool geometry control for gas tungsten arc process has been completed. The research activities were divided into the areas of arc phenomena, weld pool phenomena, sensing techniques and control activities.

Hardt, D.E.; Masubuchi, K.; Paynter, H.M.; Unkel, W.C.

1983-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

69

TAS::89 0927::TAS RECOVERY - The Lean Green Energy Controller Machine  

SciTech Connect

Achieving efficiency improvements and providing demand-response programs have been identified as key elements of our national energy initiative. The residential market is the largest, yet most difficult, segment to engage in efforts to meet these objectives. This project developed Energy Management System that engages the consumer and enables Smart Grid services, applications, and business processes to address this need. Our innovative solution provides smart controller providing dynamic optimization of energy consumption for the residential energy consumer. Our solution extends the technical platform to include a cloud based Internet of Things (IoT) aggregation of data sensors and actuators the go beyond energy management and extend to life style services provided through compelling mobile and console based user experiences.

Teeter, John; Wang, Gene; Moss, David

2012-12-30T23:59:59.000Z

70

Human-machine interface (HMI) report for 241-SY-101 data acquisition [and control] system (DACS) upgrade study  

SciTech Connect

This report provides an independent evaluation of information for a Windows based Human Machine Interface (HMI) to replace the existing DOS based Iconics HMI currently used in the Data Acquisition and Control System (DACS) used at Tank 241-SY-101. A fundamental reason for this evaluation is because of the difficulty of maintaining the system with obsolete, unsupported software. The DACS uses a software operator interface (Genesis for DOS HMI) that is no longer supported by its manufacturer, Iconics. In addition to its obsolescence, it is complex and difficult to train additional personnel on. The FY 1997 budget allocated $40K for phase 1 of a software/hardware upgrade that would have allowed the old DOS based system to be replaced by a current Windows based system. Unfortunately, budget constraints during FY 1997 has prompted deferral of the upgrade. The upgrade needs to be performed at the earliest possible time, before other failures render the system useless. Once completed, the upgrade could alleviate other concerns: spare pump software may be able to be incorporated into the same software as the existing pump, thereby eliminating the parallel path dilemma; and the newer, less complex software should expedite training of future personnel, and in the process, require that less technical time be required to maintain the system.

Truitt, R.W.

1997-10-22T23:59:59.000Z

71

Electric machine  

SciTech Connect

An interior permanent magnet electric machine is disclosed. The interior permanent magnet electric machine comprises a rotor comprising a plurality of radially placed magnets each having a proximal end and a distal end, wherein each magnet comprises a plurality of magnetic segments and at least one magnetic segment towards the distal end comprises a high resistivity magnetic material.

El-Refaie, Ayman Mohamed Fawzi (Niskayuna, NY); Reddy, Patel Bhageerath (Madison, WI)

2012-07-17T23:59:59.000Z

72

Meso-machining  

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following meso-machin- ing technologies: * Focused ion beam (FIB) machining, * Micro-milling and -turning, * Femto-second laser machining * Micro-Electro Discharge Machining...

73

Machine therapy  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Machine Therapy is a new practice combining art, design, psychoanalysis, and engineering work in ways that access and reveal the vital, though often unnoticed, relevance of people's interactions and relationships with ...

Dobson, Kelly E. (Kelly Elizabeth), 1970-

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

74

Integrated Inverter For Driving Multiple Electric Machines  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An electric machine drive (50) has a plurality of inverters (50a, 50b) for controlling respective electric machines (57, 62), which may include a three-phase main traction machine (57) and two-phase accessory machines (62) in a hybrid or electric vehicle. The drive (50) has a common control section (53, 54) for controlling the plurality of inverters (50a, 50b) with only one microelectronic processor (54) for controlling the plurality of inverters (50a, 50b), only one gate driver circuit (53) for controlling conduction of semiconductor switches (S1-S10) in the plurality of inverters (50a, 50b), and also includes a common dc bus (70), a common dc bus filtering capacitor (C1) and a common dc bus voltage sensor (67). The electric machines (57, 62) may be synchronous machines, induction machines, or PM machines and may be operated in a motoring mode or a generating mode.

Su, Gui-Jia [Knoxville, TN; Hsu, John S [Oak Ridge, TN

2006-04-04T23:59:59.000Z

75

A unified fuzzy model-based framework for modeling and control of complex systems: from flying vehicle control to brain-machine cooperative control  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The invited lecture in 2012 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI 2012) presents an overview of a unified fuzzy model-based framework for modeling and control of complex systems. A number of practical applications, ranging from flying ...

Kazuo Tanaka

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

76

Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Refrigerated  

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Refrigerated Beverage Vending Machines to someone by E-mail Refrigerated Beverage Vending Machines to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Refrigerated Beverage Vending Machines on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Refrigerated Beverage Vending Machines on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Refrigerated Beverage Vending Machines on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Refrigerated Beverage Vending Machines on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Refrigerated Beverage Vending Machines on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Refrigerated Beverage Vending Machines on AddThis.com...

77

The Man–Machine Mix in Operational Product Quality Control and Verification at Fleet Numerical Oceanography Center  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Quality Control (QC) Division of the U.S. Navy's Fleet Numerical Oceanography Center (FNOC) is responsible for the quality control of meteorological and oceanographic analyses and forecasts issued to operational users, and for the ...

William M. Clune; Patrick A. Harr; L. Robin Brody

1992-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Proceedings of the 2008 International Conference on Electrical Machines Paper ID 1435 Modeling and MPPT Sensorless Control  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and MPPT Sensorless Control of a DFIG-Based Marine Current Turbine S.E. Ben Elghali1 , M.E.H. Benbouzid1--This paper deals with the modeling and the sensorless control of a variable speed DFIG-based marine current--Marine current turbine (MCT), Doubly-Fed Induction Generator (DFIG), modeling, sensorless control, Maximum Power

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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U.S. Department Of Energy Advanced Small Modular Reactor R&D Program: Instrumentation, Controls, and Human-Machine Interface (ICHMI) Pathway  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Instrumentation, controls, and human-machine interfaces (ICHMI) are essential enabling technologies that strongly influence nuclear power plant performance and operational costs. The nuclear power industry is currently engaged in a transition from traditional analog-based instrumentation, controls, and human-machine interface systems to implementations employing digital technologies. This transition has primarily occurred in an ad hoc fashion through individual system upgrades at existing plants and has been constrained by licenseability concerns. Although the recent progress in constructing new plants has spurred design of more fully digital plant-wide ICHMI systems, the experience base in the nuclear power application domain is limited. Additionally, development of advanced reactor concepts, such as Generation IV designs and small modular reactors, introduces different plant conditions (e.g., higher temperatures, different coolants, etc.) and unique plant configurations (e.g., multiunit plants with shared systems, balance of plant architectures with reconfigurable co-generation options) that increase the need for enhanced ICHMI capabilities to fully achieve industry goals related to economic competitiveness, safety and reliability, sustainability, and proliferation resistance and physical protection. As a result, significant challenges remain to be addressed to enable the nuclear power industry to complete the transition to safe and comprehensive use of modern ICHMI technology. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has recognized that ICHMI research, development, and demonstration (RD&D) is needed to resolve the technical challenges that may compromise the effective and efficient utilization of modern ICHMI technology and consequently inhibit realization of the benefits offered by expanded utilization of nuclear power. Consequently, several DOE programs have substantial ICHMI RD&D elements within their respective research portfolios. This paper describes current ICHMI research in support of advanced small modular reactors. The objectives that can be achieved through execution of the defined RD&D are to provide optimal technical solutions to critical ICHMI issues, resolve technology gaps arising from the unique measurement and control characteristics of advanced reactor concepts, provide demonstration of needed technologies and methodologies in the nuclear power application domain, mature emerging technologies to facilitate commercialization, and establish necessary technical evidence and application experience to enable timely and predictable licensing. 1 Introduction Instrumentation, controls, and human-machine interfaces are essential enabling technologies that strongly influence nuclear power plant performance and operational costs. The nuclear power industry is currently engaged in a transition from traditional analog-based instrumentation, controls, and human-machine interface (ICHMI) systems to implementations employing digital technologies. This transition has primarily occurred in an ad hoc fashion through individual system upgrades at existing plants and has been constrained by licenseability concerns. Although the recent progress in constructing new plants has spurred design of more fully digital plant-wide ICHMI systems, the experience base in the nuclear power application domain is limited. Additionally, development of advanced reactor concepts, such as Generation IV designs and small modular reactors, introduces different plant conditions (e.g., higher temperatures, different coolants, etc.) and unique plant configurations (e.g., multiunit plants with shared systems, balance of plant architectures with reconfigurable co-generation options) that increase the need for enhanced ICHMI capabilities to fully achieve industry goals related to economic competitiveness, safety and reliability, sustainability, and proliferation resistance and physical protection. As a result, significant challenges remain to be addressed to enable the nuclear power industry to complete the transition to safe and comprehensive use of m

Holcomb, David Eugene [ORNL; Wood, Richard Thomas [ORNL

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

80

Accelerating Turing Machines  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Accelerating Turing machines are Turing machines of a sort able to perform tasks that are commonly regarded as impossible for Turing machines. For example, they can determine whether or not the decimal representation of ? contains n consecutive 7s, ... Keywords: ?-machine, Chinese room argument, Church–Turing thesis, accelerating Turing machine, decision problem, effective procedure, halting problem, hypercomputation, hypercomputer, infinity machine, oracle machine, super-task

B. Jack Copeland

2002-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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81

Machine Tool Locator  

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gathered and used to set the position of the machine tool and to measure the size and shape of the machine tool tip, and examine cutting edge wear. April 18, 2013 machine tool...

82

Socially guided machine learning  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Social interaction will be key to enabling robots and machines in general to learn new tasks from ordinary people (not experts in robotics or machine learning). Everyday people who need to teach their machines new things ...

Thomaz, Andrea Lockerd

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

83

Nontraditional Machining of Dies and Molds  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

...instability (Ref 9, 10). When coupled with ultrafast controllers operating on 2 μs control loops and glass scales to directly measure the motion of the machines axes, linear motors enable EDM machines to react to process instabilities quickly, leading to increased process speed and decreased risk of...

84

Machines reviving humans  

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The machines you may be referring to include machines to electrically stimulate the heart into again having a normal sequence of electrical impulses necessary for sustained...

85

Develop a field grid system for yield mapping and machine control. Quarterly report, April 1, 1995--June 30, 1995  

SciTech Connect

The operation of the patented hardware/software Field Grid Sense (FGS) system is being tested in crop harvesting in order to demonstrate the systems`s utility and to analyze the flexibility of operation under true field conditions. FGS is also being used with chemical application equipment. This action will create improved systems and establish the worthiness, efficiency and necessity of chemical application equipment that is controlled and directed via the FGS package.

Froehlich, D.P.; Schumacher, J.A.

1995-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

86

U.S. Department of Energy Roadmap on Instrumentation, Controls, and Human-Machine Interface Technologies in Current and Future Nuclear Power Plants  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) recently sponsored the creation of a roadmap for instrumentation, controls, and human-machine interface (ICHMI) technology development. The roadmap represents the collective efforts of a group of subject matter experts from the DOE national laboratories, academia, vendors, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), and utilities. It is intended to provide the underpinnings to the government sponsored ICHMI research, development, and demonstration (RD&D) performed in the United States for the next several years. A distinguishing feature of this roadmapping effort is that it is not limited to a technology progression plan but includes a detailed rationale, aimed at the nonspecialist, for the existence of a focused ICHMI RD&D program. Eight specific technology areas were identified for focused RD&D as follows: (1) sensors and electronics for harsh environments,(2) uncertainty characterization for diagnostics/prognostics applications, (3) quantification of software quality for high-integrity digital applications, (4) intelligent controls for nearly autonomous operation of advanced nuclear plants, (5) plant network architecture, (6) intelligent aiding technology for operational support, (7) human system interaction models and analysis tools, and (8) licensing and regulatory challenges and solutions.

Holcomb, David Eugene [ORNL

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

87

Comparison of Test Procedures and Energy Efficiency Criteria in Selected International Standards and Labeling Programs for Clothes Washers, Water Dispensers, Vending Machines and CFLs  

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etc. ) during which energy consumption is measured, the typedoes not specify energy consumption measurements but rather,test in which water and energy consumption are measured. The

Fridley, David

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

88

Comparison of Test Procedures and Energy Efficiency Criteria in Selected International Standards and Labeling Programs for Clothes Washers, Water Dispensers, Vending Machines and CFLs  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

CFL technology has matured, CFL efficiency levels have beenthe CFL standards and labeling programs, energy efficiencyto bare bulb CFL. Comparison of Energy Efficiency Values In

Fridley, David

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

89

Virtual cutter path display for dental milling machine  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper presents the prototype of a mixed reality system using the computer controlled dental milling machine, which is called MRD Mill. First, overview of the core dental milling machine developed in this study is ...

Ito, Teruaki

90

Improvement of reliability of welding by in-process sensing and control: development of smart welding machines for girth welding of pipes. First progress report  

SciTech Connect

Progress is reported in a research program to improve the reliability of welding by developing smart welding machine which will be equipped with sensors, artificial intelligence, and actuators for reducing welding errors by one or two orders of magnitude. (FS)

Converti, J.; Dror, Y.; Hardt, D.E.; Masubuchi, K.; Paynter, H.M.; Unkel, W.C.

1979-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

91

A Machine Vision System for Inspecting Bearings  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, we describe a machine vision system for inspecting bearings, which are an important part of electro-mechanical kWh meters. The system consists of a personal computer with a frame grabber, a black and white progressive scan CCD camera, ... Keywords: machine vision, quality control, bearing, eccentricity

2000-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

92

Appliances and Commercial Equipment Standards  

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been required to comply with the Department of Energy's (DOE) energy conservation standards for refrigerated beverage vending machines since 2012. Refrigerated beverage vending...

93

Alpha Channeling in Mirror Machines  

SciTech Connect

Because of their engineering simplicity, high-?, and steady-state operation, mirror machines and related open-trap machines such as gas dynamic traps, are an attractive concept for achieving controlled nuclear fusion. In these open-trap machines, the confinement occurs by means of magnetic mirroring, without the magnetic field lines closing upon themselves within the region of particle confinement. Unfortunately, these concepts have not achieved to date very spectacular laboratory results, and their reactor prospects are dimmed by the prospect of a low Q-factor, the ratio of fusion power produced to auxiliary power. Nonetheless, because of its engineering promise, over the years numerous improvements have been proposed to enhance the reactor prospects of mirror fusion, such as tandem designs, end-plugging, and electric potential barriers.

Fisch N.J.

2005-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

94

Adaptive vibration control using synchronous demodulation with ...  

Adaptive vibration control using synchronous demodulation with machine tool controller motor commutation United States Patent

95

www.eia.gov  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Commercial Refrigeration ... Walk-In Units ..... Cases or Cabinets ..... Residential-Type Units ..... Vending Machines ..... Ice machines Large cold ...

96

finite state machine  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Moore machine), multiple start states, transitions conditioned on no input symbol (a null) or more than one transition for a given symbol and state ( ...

2013-11-08T23:59:59.000Z

97

Stirling machine operating experience  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Numerous Stirling machines have been built and operated, but the operating experience of these machines is not well known. It is important to examine this operating experience in detail, because it largely substantiates the claim that stirling machines are capable of reliable and lengthy operating lives. The amount of data that exists is impressive, considering that many of the machines that have been built are developmental machines intended to show proof of concept, and are not expected to operate for lengthy periods of time. Some Stirling machines (typically free-piston machines) achieve long life through non-contact bearings, while other Stirling machines (typically kinematic) have achieved long operating lives through regular seal and bearing replacements. In addition to engine and system testing, life testing of critical components is also considered. The record in this paper is not complete, due to the reluctance of some organizations to release operational data and because several organizations were not contacted. The authors intend to repeat this assessment in three years, hoping for even greater participation.

Ross, B. [Stirling Technology Co., Richland, WA (United States); Dudenhoefer, J.E. [Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, OH (United States)

1994-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

98

Energy saving dishwashing method with heater control  

SciTech Connect

A control circuit for a dishwashing machine to economize its energy consumption and usage. In order to conserve energy, the dishwashing machine has a control system for automatically actuating the components such as the heating elements of the dishwashing machine.

Helwig, W.F.

1982-05-25T23:59:59.000Z

99

Human-machine interactions  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Digital technology utilizing a cognitive model based on human naturalistic decision-making processes, including pattern recognition and episodic memory, can reduce the dependency of human-machine interactions on the abilities of a human user and can enable a machine to more closely emulate human-like responses. Such a cognitive model can enable digital technology to use cognitive capacities fundamental to human-like communication and cooperation to interact with humans.

Forsythe, J. Chris (Sandia Park, NM); Xavier, Patrick G. (Albuquerque, NM); Abbott, Robert G. (Albuquerque, NM); Brannon, Nathan G. (Albuquerque, NM); Bernard, Michael L. (Tijeras, NM); Speed, Ann E. (Albuquerque, NM)

2009-04-28T23:59:59.000Z

100

Machine Maintenance Integrated Performance Support System  

SciTech Connect

The objectives of this partnership project were to develop a preventive maintenance checklist program, a troubleshooting system for the Vertical Turning Center (VTC)-5, an on-line manual, and to integrate these components with a custom browser that would run on the VTC-5 machine's controller and would support future internet/intranet delivery. Kingsbury provided subject matter experts from engineering, manufacturing, and technical support. They also provided photographs, schematics, and CAD drawings, which AlliedSignal Federal Manufacturing and Technologies (ASFM and T) digitized for use in the final program. Information from The Kingsbury troubleshooting experts were interviewed regarding symptoms and root causes of system malfunctions This knowledge was captured and from it, fault trees were developed. These trees were then incorporated into the EPSS as a troubleshooting tool. The troubleshooting portion of the system presents simple questions to the machine operator in order to determine the likely cause or causes of malfunctions and then recommends systematic corrective actions. The on-line reference manual, covering operations and maintenance, provides text and illustrations to the machine operator in a traditional structure, but additionally offers the capability to search voluminous amounts of technical data and retrieve specific information on request. The maintenance portion of the EPSS includes checklists that are displayed daily, weekly, monthly, and annually, as appropriate, on the VTC-5 controller screen. The controller software is unavailable for machining parts until the machine tool operator goes through and checks off all of the checklist items. This project provided the team with a detailed understanding of the knowledge and information required to produce and support advanced machine tools. In addition, it resulted in the design and construction of a prototype VTC-5 EPSS containing all the logic and interfaces necessary to integrate operations and maintenance information from other Kingsbury machine tools.

Bohley, M.C.; Schwartz, M.E.

1998-03-11T23:59:59.000Z

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101

Cost Effective Machining Of Ceramics (CEMOC)  

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The purpose of the CEMOC program was to support U.S. industry needs in fabricating precision components, from difficult to machine materials, while maintaining and enhancing the precision manufacturing skills of the Oak Ridge Complex. Oak Ridge and partner company personnel worked in a team relationship wherein each contributed equally to the success of the program. In general, Oak Ridge contributed a wider range of expertise to a given task while the companies provided operations-specific equipment and shop-floor services. Process control technologies, machining procedures and parameters, and coolant-related environmental tasks were the primary focus areas. The companies were very pleased with the results of the CRADAs and are planning on continuing the relationships. Finish machining operations contribute the majority of the costs associated with fabricating high quality ceramic products. These components are typically used in harsh environments such as diesel engines, defense machinery, and automotive components. The required finishing operations involve a variety of technologies including process controls, machine coolants, product certification, etc. and are not limited only to component grinding methods. The broad range of manufacturing problem solving expertise available in Oak Ridge provided resources that were far beyond what are typically available to the CRADA partners. These partners contributed equipment, such as state-of-the-art machine tools, and operation-specific experience base. In addition, addressing these challenging tasks enabled Oak Ridge personnel to maintain familiarity with rapidly advancing technologies, such as those associated with computer control systems.

Barkman, W.E.

1997-04-18T23:59:59.000Z

102

Analysis of electromechanical interactions in a flywheel system with a doubly fed induction machine  

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This paper analyzes the electromechanical inter-action in a flywheel system with a doubly fed induction machine, used for wind farm power smoothing or grid frequency response control. The grid-connected electrical machine ...

Ran, Li

103

Experimental Approach of a High Performance Control of Two PermanentMagnet Synchronous Machines in an Integrated Drive for Automotive Applications  

SciTech Connect

The close-loop digital signal processor (DSP) control of an integrated-dual inverter, which is able to drive two permanent magnet (PM) motors independently, is presented and evaluated experimentally. By utilizing the neutral point of the main traction motor, only two inverter poles are needed for the two-phase auxiliary motor. The modified field-oriented control scheme for this integrated inverter was introduced and employed in real-time control. The experimental results show the inverter is able to control two drives independently. An integrated, component count reduced drive is achieved.

Tang, Lixin [ORNL; Su, Gui-Jia [ORNL

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

104

BCDA Machine Status Link  

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Machine Status Link Machine Status Link Version 1.33 (December 2005) David M. Kline. The Machine Status Link (MSL) is responsible for distributing the digitized beam current, injection status, P0 clock, and other statuses over a single fiber to several locations around the Storage Ring. The MRD100 is a VME-based module that is part of the MSL and was specifically designed for the APS. It receives and interprets information from the XMS100 module by means of copper or fiber. Signals from the XMS100 module are sent at a P0 rate (3.667 microseconds). It sends two registers every cycle and all in about 12 cycles. Refer to the ASD website for additional information regarding the MSL. The focus of this page is to provide information of how to configure the MRD100 for a beamline IOC and to discuss the sample IOC

105

Automated fiber pigtailing machine  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The Automated Fiber Pigtailing Machine (AFPM) aligns and attaches optical fibers to optoelectronic (OE) devices such as laser diodes, photodiodes, and waveguide devices without operator intervention. The so-called pigtailing process is completed with sub-micron accuracies in less than 3 minutes. The AFPM operates unattended for one hour, is modular in design and is compatible with a mass production manufacturing environment. This machine can be used to build components which are used in military aircraft navigation systems, computer systems, communications systems and in the construction of diagnostics and experimental systems. 26 figs.

Strand, O.T.; Lowry, M.E.

1999-01-05T23:59:59.000Z

106

Agile Machining and Inspection Non-Nuclear Report (NNR) Project  

SciTech Connect

This report is a high level summary of the eight major projects funded by the Agile Machining and Inspection Non-Nuclear Readiness (NNR) project (FY06.0422.3.04.R1). The largest project of the group is the Rapid Response project in which the six major sub categories are summarized. This project focused on the operations of the machining departments that will comprise Special Applications Machining (SAM) in the Kansas City Responsive Infrastructure Manufacturing & Sourcing (KCRIMS) project. This project was aimed at upgrading older machine tools, developing new inspection tools, eliminating Classified Removable Electronic Media (CREM) in the handling of classified Numerical Control (NC) programs by installing the CRONOS network, and developing methods to automatically load Coordinated-Measuring Machine (CMM) inspection data into bomb books and product score cards. Finally, the project personnel leaned perations of some of the machine tool cells, and now have the model to continue this activity.

Lazarus, Lloyd

2009-02-19T23:59:59.000Z

107

High-Performance Control of Two Three-Phase Permanent-Magnet Synchronous Machines in an Integrated Drive for Automotive Applications  

SciTech Connect

The closed-loop control of an integrated dual AC drive system is presented to control two three-phase permanent-magnet motors. A five-leg inverter is employed in the drive system; three of the inverter legs are for a main traction motor, but only two are needed for a three-phase auxiliary motor by utilizing the neutral point of the traction motor. An integrated drive with reduced component count is therefore achieved by eliminating one inverter leg and its gate drivers. A modified current control scheme based on the rotor flux orientation principle is presented. Simulation and experimental results are included to verify the independent control capability of the integrated drive.

Tang, Lixin [ORNL; Su, Gui-Jia [ORNL

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

108

Operating the Lisp Machine  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This document is a draft copy of a portion of the Lisp Machine window system manual. It is being published in this form now to make it available, since the complete window system manual is unlikely to be finished in the ...

Moon, David A.

109

Scalable formal machine models  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In the past few years, we have seen machine-checked proofs of relatively large software systems, including compilers and micro-kernels. But like all formal arguments, the assurance gained by these mechanical proofs is only as good as the models we construct ...

Greg Morrisett

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

110

Laser machining of explosives  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The invention consists of a method for machining (cutting, drilling, sculpting) of explosives (e.g., TNT, TATB, PETN, RDX, etc.). By using pulses of a duration in the range of 5 femtoseconds to 50 picoseconds, extremely precise and rapid machining can be achieved with essentially no heat or shock affected zone. In this method, material is removed by a nonthermal mechanism. A combination of multiphoton and collisional ionization creates a critical density plasma in a time scale much shorter than electron kinetic energy is transferred to the lattice. The resulting plasma is far from thermal equilibrium. The material is in essence converted from its initial solid-state directly into a fully ionized plasma on a time scale too short for thermal equilibrium to be established with the lattice. As a result, there is negligible heat conduction beyond the region removed resulting in negligible thermal stress or shock to the material beyond a few microns from the laser machined surface. Hydrodynamic expansion of the plasma eliminates the need for any ancillary techniques to remove material and produces extremely high quality machined surfaces. There is no detonation or deflagration of the explosive in the process and the material which is removed is rendered inert.

Perry, Michael D. (Livermore, CA); Stuart, Brent C. (Fremont, CA); Banks, Paul S. (Livermore, CA); Myers, Booth R. (Livermore, CA); Sefcik, Joseph A. (Tracy, CA)

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

111

Logically Possible Machines  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

I use modal logic and transfinite set-theory to define metaphysical foundations for a general theory of computation. A possible universe is a certain kind of situation; a situation is a set of facts. An algorithm is a certain kind of inductively defined ... Keywords: convergence, fixed-point, infinite algorithm, infinite machine, infinite mind, limit, possible world, situation, super-Turing computer

Eric Steinhart

2002-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

112

Gallant Precision Machining GPM | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Gallant Precision Machining GPM Gallant Precision Machining GPM Jump to: navigation, search Name Gallant Precision Machining (GPM) Place Hsinchu, Taiwan Sector Solar Product Engaged in the design and manufacture of solar cell manufacturing equpiment. Coordinates 24.69389°, 121.148064° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":24.69389,"lon":121.148064,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

113

Micro-machined resonator oscillator  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A micro-miniature resonator-oscillator is disclosed. Due to the miniaturization of the resonator-oscillator, oscillation frequencies of one MHz and higher are utilized. A thickness-mode quartz resonator housed in a micro-machined silicon package and operated as a telemetered sensor beacon'' that is, a digital, self-powered, remote, parameter measuring-transmitter in the FM-band. The resonator design uses trapped energy principles and temperature dependence methodology through crystal orientation control, with operation in the 20--100 MHz range. High volume batch-processing manufacturing is utilized, with package and resonator assembly at the wafer level. Unique design features include squeeze-film damping for robust vibration and shock performance, capacitive coupling through micro-machined diaphragms allowing resonator excitation at the package exterior, circuit integration and extremely small (0.1 in. square) dimensioning. A family of micro-miniature sensor beacons is also disclosed with widespread applications as bio-medical sensors, vehicle status monitors and high-volume animal identification and health sensors. The sensor family allows measurement of temperatures, chemicals, acceleration and pressure. A microphone and clock realization is also available. 21 figs.

Koehler, D.R.; Sniegowski, J.J.; Bivens, H.M.; Wessendorf, K.O.

1994-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

114

Micro-machined resonator oscillator  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A micro-miniature resonator-oscillator is disclosed. Due to the miniaturization of the resonator-oscillator, oscillation frequencies of one MHz and higher are utilized. A thickness-mode quartz resonator housed in a micro-machined silicon package and operated as a "telemetered sensor beacon" that is, a digital, self-powered, remote, parameter measuring-transmitter in the FM-band. The resonator design uses trapped energy principles and temperature dependence methodology through crystal orientation control, with operation in the 20-100 MHz range. High volume batch-processing manufacturing is utilized, with package and resonator assembly at the wafer level. Unique design features include squeeze-film damping for robust vibration and shock performance, capacitive coupling through micro-machined diaphragms allowing resonator excitation at the package exterior, circuit integration and extremely small (0.1 in. square) dimensioning. A family of micro-miniature sensor beacons is also disclosed with widespread applications as bio-medical sensors, vehicle status monitors and high-volume animal identification and health sensors. The sensor family allows measurement of temperatures, chemicals, acceleration and pressure. A microphone and clock realization is also available.

Koehler, Dale R. (Albuquerque, NM); Sniegowski, Jeffry J. (Albuquerque, NM); Bivens, Hugh M. (Albuquerque, NM); Wessendorf, Kurt O. (Albuquerque, NM)

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

115

Coded output support vector machine  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The authors propose a coded output support vector machine (COSVM) by introducing the idea of information coding to solve multi-class classification problems for large-scale datasets. The COSVM is built based on the support vector regression (SVR) machine ... Keywords: coded output, multi-class classification, number system, parallel implementation, support vector machine (SVM)

Tao Ye; Xuefeng Zhu

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

116

Data envelopment analysis classification machine  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper establishes the equivalent relationship between the data classification machine and the data envelopment analysis (DEA) model, and thus build up a DEA based classification machine. A data is characterized by a set of values. Without loss of ... Keywords: Classification machine, Data envelopment analysis, Preference cone

Hong Yan; Quanling Wei

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

117

International Business Machines Corporation  

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

Business Machines Corporation Business Machines Corporation Thomas J. Watson Research Center 1101 Kitchawan Road, NY 10598 Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Ave, SW, Washington DC 20585 ATTN: TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER QUESTIONS Sent electronically to GC-62@hq.doe.gov RE: Questions Concerning Technology Transfer Practices at DOE Laboratories Federal Register, Vol. 73, No. 229 Dear Mr. Gottlieb: IBM Corporation appreciates the opportunity to provide comments in response to the Department of Energy notice of inquiry. DOE Laboratories are a fundamental resource to government, industry, academia and the economy as a whole. All can benefit from efficient contracting processes and

118

EA-1674: Final Environmental Assessment  

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

10 CFR 431 Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Refrigerated Bottled or Canned Beverage Vending Machines

119

Federal Government Project Performance Benchmarks  

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equipment and strategies such as vending machines, lighting, laundryoffi ce equipment, refrigeration, industrial process improvements, staff training, and utility tariff...

120

Passive machine augmented composite for multifunctional properties  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This dissertation studies by experiment and numerical analysis an advanced composite material (Machine Augmented Composite or MAC) for enhancement of the passive damping while maintaining its stiffness. This MAC is composed of a pre-buckled wall structure placed within a viscoelastic matrix. The pre-buckled machine can contain viscous fluids for additional energy dissipation. For the experiments, the MAC was fabricated by using rigid and soft polyurethane as a machine and matrix material respectively. Various viscosity fluids (0.83 ~ 4730 cps) filled the inner-channel of the machine structure. Dynamic properties such as tan ?? and the loss modulus (E") of the composite were measured and compared with those of a homogeneous matrix sample over a frequency range of 0.1 to 100 Hz at room temperature through load-controlled cyclic testing. Measured tan ?? and loss modulus values for the composite were higher than those of the matrix alone in the 1 to 40 Hz range. However the viscous fluid effects on the overall damping properties were small. The performance of a theoretical MAC was explored through numerical analysis. The amount of inner-channel gap closure was calculated for various matrix Poisson??s ratios, for various Young??s modulus ratios between the machine and matrix (Emachine/Ematrix), and for the volume fraction of the machines. The most desirable performance of the composite was obtained when the matrix Poisson??s ratio was 0.49, and there was interaction between the Emachine/Ematrix and the volume fraction of the machines. Also the proper volume fraction range of the machine was predicted to be between 0.15 and 0.2 for the lamina shape MAC. Based upon the analysis, a sandwich structure MAC was fabricated and tested. This composite showed 11 times higher stiffness than the matrix without loosing the matrix damping property. This dissertation shows that the research met these objectives: 1) the MAC concept is effective for passive damping of vibrations, 2) that material combinations studied here had optimal combinations for best performance, and 3) that this is a promising field study for future passive and active materials development.

Kim, Jong Hyun

2005-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Elements for the design of precision machine tools and their application to a prototype 450mm Si-wafer grinder  

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Next generation precision machines will require ever more rigid elements to achieve the required machining tolerances. The presented work focuses on the application of ultra stiff servo-controllable kinematic couplings and ...

Rothenhöfer, Gerald S. (Gerald Sven)

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

122

Machine Learning for Global Optimization  

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approach for global optimization in which machine learning is used to predict ..... In Figure 1 we show the level curves of the 2–dimensional Rastrigin function.

123

Power Electronics and Electric Machines  

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PEEM Activities Application Power Electronics Electric Machines Traction Drive System Inverter & Boost Converter (if needed) MotorGenerator Vehicle Power Management Bi-directional...

124

When the Invisible Punishing Machine is everywhere ... : the mechanism of social control (mass incarceration, institutionalized racism, slavery and repression) in the USA shapes the individual as well as the social space  

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Framed by the following poetic statement: "When the Invisible Punishing Machine is everywhere, creeping into my body, life and spaces, it is like living in a colossal architectural nightmare", this thesis serves first as ...

Negrete Alfaro, Mabel Alejandra

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

125

Positional reference system for ultraprecision machining  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A stable positional reference system for use in improving the cutting tool-to-part contour position in numerical controlled-multiaxis metal turning machines is provided. The reference system employs a plurality of interferometers referenced to orthogonally disposed metering bars which are substantially isolated from machine strain induced position errors for monitoring the part and tool positions relative to the metering bars. A microprocessor-based control system is employed in conjunction with the plurality of position interferometers and part contour description data inputs to calculate error components for each axis of movement and output them to corresponding axis drives with appropriate scaling and error compensation. Real-time position control, operating in combination with the reference system, makes possible the positioning of the cutting points of a tool along a part locus with a substantially greater degree of accuracy than has been attained previously in the art by referencing and then monitoring only the tool motion relative to a reference position located on the machine base.

Arnold, Jones B. (Knoxville, TN); Burleson, Robert R. (Clinton, TN); Pardue, Robert M. (Knoxville, TN)

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

126

Positional reference system for ultraprecision machining  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A stable positional reference system for use in improving the cutting tool-to-part contour position in numerical controlled-multiaxis metal turning machines is provided. The reference system employs a plurality of interferometers referenced to orthogonally disposed metering bars which are substantially isolated from machine strain induced position errors for monitoring the part and tool positions relative to the metering bars. A microprocessor-based control system is employed in conjunction with the plurality of positions interferometers and part contour description data input to calculate error components for each axis of movement and output them to corresponding axis driven with appropriate scaling and error compensation. Real-time position control, operating in combination with the reference system, makes possible the positioning of the cutting points of a tool along a part locus with a substantially greater degree of accuracy than has been attained previously in the art by referencing and then monitoring only the tool motion relative to a reference position located on the machine base.

Arnold, J.B.; Burleson, R.R.; Pardue, R.M.

1980-09-12T23:59:59.000Z

127

Integrated Inverter Control for Multiple Electric Machines  

engine volume to house them all. To improve options for motor design, ORNL researchers invented an integrated

128

Trimble Site Positioning and Machine Control Solutions  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Designer Data ManagerProject Manager Supervisor #12;Site Positioning SystemSite Positioning System Productivity Analysis Management Trimble Construct. Manager Equipment Use Maintenance Trimble Connected Community ­ Management Tools y Auto ­ Synch Maintenance Planning Trimble Connected Community ­ Aggregating

129

Methods, systems and apparatus for synchronous current regulation of a five-phase machine  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Methods, systems and apparatus are provided for controlling operation of and regulating current provided to a five-phase machine when one or more phases has experienced a fault or has failed. In one implementation, the disclosed embodiments can be used to synchronously regulate current in a vector controlled motor drive system that includes a five-phase AC machine, a five-phase inverter module coupled to the five-phase AC machine, and a synchronous current regulator.

Gallegos-Lopez, Gabriel; Perisic, Milun

2012-10-09T23:59:59.000Z

130

Knowledge representation and machine translation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper describes a new knowledge representation called "frame knowledge representation-0" (FKR-0), and an experimental machine translation system named ATLAS/I which uses FKR-0.The purpose of FKR-0 is to stored information required for machine translation ...

Susumu Sawai; Hiromichi Fukushima; Masakatsu Sugimoto; Naoya Ukai

1982-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

131

Cleaning of Free Machining Brass  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We have investigated four brightening treatments proposed by two cleaning vendors for cleaning free machining brass. The experimental results showed that none of the proposed brightening treatments passed the swipe test. Thus, we maintain the recommendation of not using the brightening process in the cleaning of free machining brass for NIF application.

Shen, T

2005-12-29T23:59:59.000Z

132

MSc Design of Rotating Machines  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

design management and intellectual skills of communication in a group working environment. Focus on your interests The Machine Design specialism aims to provide students with a greater degree of training of stress analysis, machine dynamics, transmissions, computer aided engineering, and project management

133

Hybrid-secondary uncluttered induction machine  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An uncluttered secondary induction machine (100) includes an uncluttered rotating transformer (66) which is mounted on the same shaft as the rotor (73) of the induction machine. Current in the rotor (73) is electrically connected to current in the rotor winding (67) of the transformer, which is not electrically connected to, but is magnetically coupled to, a stator secondary winding (40). The stator secondary winding (40) is alternately connected to an effective resistance (41), an AC source inverter (42) or a magnetic switch (43) to provide a cost effective slip-energy-controlled, adjustable speed, induction motor that operates over a wide speed range from below synchronous speed to above synchronous speed based on the AC line frequency fed to the stator.

Hsu, John S. (Oak Ridge, TN)

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

134

Environmental constituents of Electrical Discharge Machining  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM) is a non-traditional process that uses no mechanical forces to machine metals. It is extremely useful in machining hard materials. With the advantages EDM has to offer and its presence ...

Cho, Margaret H. (Margaret Hyunjoo), 1982-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

135

Heavy Machine Shop | Central Fabrication Services | Brookhaven...  

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Heavy Machine Shop Heavy Machine Shop The Heavy Machine Shop facility is located in building 479, and may be accessed by the main door on the north face or front of the building....

136

How do operators monitor a complex, dynamic work domain? The impact of control room technology  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Keywords: cognitive engineering, control rooms, human-machine interface, monitoring, nuclear power plants, process control, supervisory control

2001-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

137

Aquatic weed automatic classification using machine learning techniques  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Aquatic weed control through chemical products has attracted much attention in the last years, mainly because of the ecological disorder caused by such plants, and also the consequences to the economical activities. However, this kind of control has ... Keywords: Aquatic weed, Artificial neural networks, Naïve Bayes, Optimum-path forest, Shape analysis, Support vector machines

LuíS A. M. Pereira; Rodrigo Y. M. Nakamura; Guilherme F. S. De Souza; Dagoberto Martins; JoãO P. Papa

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

138

Machine Learning Benchmarks and Random Forest Regression  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Machine Learning Benchmarks and Random Forest Regressionerror on a suite of benchmark datasets. As the basethe Machine Learning Benchmark Problems package; see http://

Segal, Mark R

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

139

Akrong Machine Services | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Machine Services Jump to: navigation, search Name Akron Machine Services Address 17 w. Rosewood Ave Place Akron, Ohio Zip 44301 Sector Carbon Product Manufacturing Phone...

140

Ma'aden Open Mould Casting Machines  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The paper will describe Ma'aden experience in ingot casting machines: commissioning and start-up, the challenges faced specially with De-molding machines, ...

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141

Free Machining Brasses with Minimized Lead Content  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Abstract Scope, Article describes the role of lead in free machining brass and ... Similar legislative acts take care of lead content in free machined brass.

142

Measurement Science for Smart Machine Tools  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... ASME B5.59-2, "Information Technology for Machine Tools—Part 2: Data Specification for Properties of Machine tools for Milling and Turning,"and ...

2012-12-21T23:59:59.000Z

143

Optimal Design of Electrical Machines: Mathematical Programming ...  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

for the same problem of the design of an electrical machine without slot. ... tion, inverse problem, design, electrical machine ..... trade-off situation arises.

144

Exhibitor: EIRICH MACHINES  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Supporting equipment includes a wide variety of metering, weighing, conveying and discharging systems, as well as superior control and process data ...

145

Slide system for machine tools  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The present invention relates to a machine tool which permits the machining of nonaxisymmetric surfaces on a workpiece while rotating the workpiece about a central axis of rotation. The machine tool comprises a conventional two-slide system (X-Y) with one of these slides being provided with a relatively short travel high-speed auxiliary slide which carries the material-removing tool. The auxiliary slide is synchronized with the spindle speed and the position of the other two slides and provides a high-speed reciprocating motion required for the displacement of the cutting tool for generating a nonaxisymmetric surface at a selected location on the workpiece.

Douglass, S.S.; Green, W.L.

1980-06-12T23:59:59.000Z

146

CRAD, Machine Shop Safe Operations Assessment Plan | Department of Energy  

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

Machine Shop Safe Operations Assessment Plan Machine Shop Safe Operations Assessment Plan CRAD, Machine Shop Safe Operations Assessment Plan Performance Objective: The purpose of this assessment is to verify that machine shop operators are provided a safe and healthful workplace which will reduce or prevent injuries, illnesses, and accidental losses. Criteria: A worker protection program shall be implemented that provides a place of employment free from recognized hazards that are causing or likely to cause death or serious physical harm. (DOE O 440.1A Contractor Requirements Document (CRD)) Employees shall be encouraged to become involved in the identification and control of hazards in the workplace. (DOE O 440.1A CRD) Workers shall have the right, without reprisal, to accompany DOE worker protection personnel during workplace inspections. (DOE O44.1A

147

Logomatic Gmbh Grinding Machines Fabrication | Open Energy Information  

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Logomatic Gmbh Grinding Machines Fabrication Logomatic Gmbh Grinding Machines Fabrication Jump to: navigation, search Name Logomatic Gmbh Grinding Machines Fabrication Place Mainaschaff, Germany Zip D-63814 Sector Solar Product German manufacturer of capital equipment for semiconductor and solar industries; for solar, offers diamond cropping and squaring machines. Coordinates 49.97746°, 9.085379° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":49.97746,"lon":9.085379,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

148

Development of precision machining and inspection technology for structural ceramics  

SciTech Connect

Finish machining operations contribute the majority of the costs associated with fabricating high quality ceramic products. These components are typically used in harsh environments such as diesel engines, the defense industry, and automotive applications. The required finishing operations involve a variety of technology areas including process controls, process analysis, product certification, etc. and are not limited only to component grinding methods. The broad range of manufacturing problem solving expertise available in Oak Ridge provided resources that were far beyond what is available to the Coors manufacturing sites. Coors contributed equipment, such as the computer controls and part handling mechanisms associated with a state-of-the-art inspection machine plus operation-specific experience base. In addition, addressing these challenging tasks enabled Oak Ridge personnel to maintain familarity with rapidly advancing technologies, such as those associated with machine vision equipment, process monitoring techniques, and computer control systems.

Barkman, W.E.

1997-03-06T23:59:59.000Z

149

Walcot Electric Machines | Open Energy Information  

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Walcot Electric Machines Walcot Electric Machines Jump to: navigation, search Name Walcot Electric Machines Place Bath, United Kingdom Zip BA2 7AY Sector Efficiency Product A spin-out from Bath University which that will develop and licence process relating to high efficiency electric motors for fixed speed applications, and will offer endusers substantial reductions in the cost of operation Coordinates 45.467055°, -98.329279° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":45.467055,"lon":-98.329279,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

150

Recent advances in kernel machines  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This talk will review recent advances in the kernel methods focusing on support vector machines (SVM) for pattern recognition. Topics discussed include the kernel design issue through the multi kernel approach and the optimization issue with emphasis ...

Stéphane Canu

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

151

ASC_machines_cielo_2  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

ASC 1 Top500 winners ASC supercomputers ASC future supercomputers Leading High-Performance Computing ASCI Red * First sustained teraFLOPS machine * 1 teraFLOPS * 1 TOP500 6...

152

On-Site Services at BNL  

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

Information TFCU Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) locations Brookhaven Center Club Restaurant Cafeteria Child Care Gas Service Station Notary Public Post Office Vending Machines...

153

Federal Energy Management Program: New and Underutilized Refrigeration...  

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Machine Occupancy Sensors Device that detects when no people are in the vicinity and powers down beverage vending machines. Does not completely turn off compressor, but reduces...

154

Clean iron production and machining technology. Year 1 summary report, January 1--December 31, 1995  

SciTech Connect

The first phase of this project was conducted to develop a technique for evaluating the machinability of gray and ductile iron. That technique was then used to measure the machinability of a variety of irons and determine the processing factors that influenced and controlled machinability. The procedure developed to evaluate machinability involved drilling holes with a feed rate of 0.009 in/rev at various surface speeds. High speed steel drills were used so wear was observed more quickly. Microcarbides present in the irons were found to dominate the machinability. Pearlitic irons considered to have ``acceptable`` machinability (indicated either by tool life measured in the laboratory using high speed steel (HSS) drills or reports from commercial machine shops using other cutters) were found to contain from 8.9 to 10.5% by weight microscopic carbides. The tool wear rate increased when machining at higher surface speeds or machining irons containing higher weight percentage of microcarbides. All irons containing above 11.5% microcarbides consistently exhibited poor machinability. Tool wear results obtained using cubic boron nitride (CBN) cutters paralleled those obtained with HSS. Higher iron microcarbide concentrations produced faster tool wear. Experiments are now being formulated to explore methods of improving iron machinability. Future work will extend the study to ductile irons.

1996-03-05T23:59:59.000Z

155

Direct Semantics of Extended State Machines  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this paper we present semantic profiles for UML 2 state machines, which are based directly upon the structure of a state machine model, without requiring flattening or other transformations on these models. The approach addresses many of the semantic problems identified for state machines, and provides a basis for semantic analysis and proof of behavioural compatibility between state machines. 1

K. Lano; D. Clark

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

156

Optimization Online - Optimal Design of Electrical Machines ...  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Jun 8, 2011 ... Optimal Design of Electrical Machines: Mathematical Programming ... Science and Engineering (Multidisciplinary Design Optimization ).

157

Baseline Test Specimen Machining Report  

SciTech Connect

The Next Generation Nuclear Plant (NGNP) Project is tasked with selecting a high temperature gas reactor technology that will be capable of generating electricity and supplying large amounts of process heat. The NGNP is presently being designed as a helium-cooled high temperature gas reactor (HTGR) with a large graphite core. The graphite baseline characterization project is conducting the research and development (R&D) activities deemed necessary to fully qualify nuclear-grade graphite for use in the NGNP reactor. Establishing nonirradiated thermomechanical and thermophysical properties by characterizing lot-to-lot and billet-to-billet variations (for probabilistic baseline data needs) through extensive data collection and statistical analysis is one of the major fundamental objectives of the project. The reactor core will be made up of stacks of graphite moderator blocks. In order to gain a more comprehensive understanding of the varying characteristics in a wide range of suitable graphites, any of which can be classified as “nuclear grade,” an experimental program has been initiated to develop an extensive database of the baseline characteristics of numerous candidate graphites. Various factors known to affect the properties of graphite will be investigated, including specimen size, spatial location within a graphite billet, specimen orientation within a billet (either parallel to [P] or transverse to [T] the long axis of the as-produced billet), and billet-to-billet variations within a lot or across different production lots. Because each data point is based on a certain position within a given billet of graphite, particular attention must be paid to the traceability of each specimen and its spatial location and orientation within each billet. The evaluation of these properties is discussed in the Graphite Technology Development Plan (Windes et. al, 2007). One of the key components in the evaluation of these graphite types will be mechanical testing on specimens drawn from carefully controlled sections of each billet. To this end, this report will discuss the machining of the first set of test specimens that will be evaluated in this program through tensile, compressive, and flexural testing. Validation that the test specimens have been produced to the tolerances required by the applicable ASTM standards, and to the quality control levels required by this program, will demonstrate the viability of sending graphite to selected suppliers that will provide valuable and certifiable data to future data sets that are integral to the NGNP program and beyond.

mark Carroll

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

158

Cooling system for rotating machine  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An electrical machine comprising a rotor is presented. The electrical machine includes the rotor disposed on a rotatable shaft and defining a plurality of radial protrusions extending from the shaft up to a periphery of the rotor. The radial protrusions having cavities define a fluid path. A stationary shaft is disposed concentrically within the rotatable shaft wherein an annular space is formed between the stationary and rotatable shaft. A plurality of magnetic segments is disposed on the radial protrusions and the fluid path from within the stationary shaft into the annular space and extending through the cavities within the radial protrusions.

Gerstler, William Dwight (Niskayuna, NY); El-Refaie, Ayman Mohamed Fawzi (Niskayuna, NY); Lokhandwalla, Murtuza (Clifton Park, NY); Alexander, James Pellegrino (Ballston Lake, NY); Quirion, Owen Scott (Clifton Park, NY); Palafox, Pepe (Schenectady, NY); Shen, Xiaochun (Schenectady, NY); Salasoo, Lembit (Schenectady, NY)

2011-08-09T23:59:59.000Z

159

Blast-induced ground vibration prediction using support vector machine  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Ground vibrations induced by blasting are one of the fundamental problems in the mining industry and may cause severe damage to structures and plants nearby. Therefore, a vibration control study plays an important role in the minimization of environmental ... Keywords: Blast vibration, Coefficient of determination, Conventional vibration predictor equations, Mean absolute error, Support vector machine

Manoj Khandelwal

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

160

Some problems of prepositional phrases in machine translation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Prepositions as functional words play an important role in the construction of phrases and sentences. They connect typically a noun or a pronoun to another word and show their relationships in a sentence. They are a kind of “small” word and ... Keywords: controlled language technique, disambiguation, equivalent, grammatical functions, machine translation (MT), prepositional phrase attachment (PP attachment), translation information

Xiaohong Wu; Sylviane Cardey; Peter Greenfield

2006-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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161

A New Approach to Abstract Machines - Introduction to the Theory of Configuration Machines  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

An abstract machine is a theoretical model designed to perform a rigorous study of computation. Such a model usually consists of configurations, instructions, programs, inputs and outputs for the machine. In this paper we formalize these notions as a very simple algebraic system, called a configuration machine. If an abstract machine is defined as a configuration machine consisting of primitive recursive functions then the functions computed by the machine are always recursive. The theory of configuration machines provides a useful tool to study universal machines.

Luo, Zhaohua

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

162

Syntactic mismatches in machine translation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper addresses one of the central problems arising at the transfer stage in machine translation: syntactic mismatches, that is, mismatches between a source-language sentence structure and its equivalent target-language sentence structure. The level ... Keywords: Deep-syntactic structure, Meaning-Text Theory, Paraphrasing, Syntactic mismatch, Transfer

Igor Mel'?uk; Leo Wanner

2006-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

163

Machinable dissolved metal oxide superconductors  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Powders of a metal oxide superconductor are mixed with sufficient amount (10--80 mol%) of In, Sn, and/or Al, to become nonbrittle, machinable. Preferred superconductors are YBa[sub 2]Cu[sub 3]O[sub 7[minus]x] and Bi-Sr-Ca-Cu-O compounds.

Chen, Chung-Hsuan.

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

164

Arbitrary norm support vector machines  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Support vector machines (SVM) are state-of-the-art classifiers. Typically L2-norm or L1-norm is adopted as a regularization term in SVMs, while other norm-based SVMs, for example, the L0-norm SVM or even the L?-norm ...

Kaizhu Huang; Danian Zheng; Irwin King; Michael R. Lyu

2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

165

Machine Shop Investigates PQ Issues  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

EPRI performed a power quality (PQ) audit to harden a machine shop against PQ-related issues. EPRI engineers investigated the various origins of existing PQ disturbances as well as the susceptibility of the plant equipment to these disturbances. This case study reports the findings of this detailed investigation.

2007-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

166

Polar Warnings A Lifelike Machine  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

States conducted its last underground nuclear test in 1992 and turned to Los Alamos and the other weapons Certification without Testing LOS ALAMOS DELIVERS THE FIRST NUCLEAR TRIGGER IN 20 YEARS A Lifelike Machine laboratories for a new approach to ensuring the continued safety and reliability of its nuclear deterrent

167

Machinable dissolved metal oxide superconductors  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Powders of a metal oxide superconductor are mixed with sufficient amount (10--80 mol%) of In, Sn, and/or Al, to become nonbrittle, machinable. Preferred superconductors are YBa{sub 2}Cu{sub 3}O{sub 7{minus}x} and Bi-Sr-Ca-Cu-O compounds.

Chen, Chung-Hsuan

1991-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

168

Human-Machine Function Allocation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Table 1   Human-machine function comparison...ability Comparatively slow and poor computers. Excellent and very rapid computers. Memory storage Poor short-term storage. Excellent long-term storage. Excellent short-term storage. Long-term storage very

169

Gelcasting compositions having improved drying characteristics and machinability  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A gelcasting composition has improved drying behavior, machinability and shelf life in the dried and unfired state. The composition includes an inorganic powder, solvent, monomer system soluble in the solvent, an initiator system for polymerizing the monomer system, and a plasticizer soluble in the solvent. Dispersants and other processing aides to control slurry properties can be added. The plasticizer imparts an ability to dry thick section parts, to store samples in the dried state without cracking under conditions of varying relative humidity, and to machine dry gelcast parts without cracking or chipping. A method of making gelcast parts is also disclosed.

Janney, Mark A. (Knoxville, TN); Walls, Claudia A. H. (Oak Ridge, TN)

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

170

Manz Intech Machines Co Ltd | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Intech Machines Co Ltd Intech Machines Co Ltd Jump to: navigation, search Name Manz Intech Machines Co Ltd Place Taoyuan, Taiwan Zip 320 Sector Solar Product Taiwan-based manufacturer producing wet-chemical process equipment for the LCD and PCB industries and for thin-film solar PV production. Coordinates 25.001909°, 121.304977° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":25.001909,"lon":121.304977,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

171

International Business Machines Corp IBM | Open Energy Information  

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Machines Corp IBM Machines Corp IBM Jump to: navigation, search Name International Business Machines Corp (IBM) Place Armonk, New York Zip 10504 Sector Services Product IBM is a technology company supplying hardware, software and Information Technology services. Coordinates 41.119417°, -73.708388° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":41.119417,"lon":-73.708388,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

172

Mid States Tool and Machine Inc | Open Energy Information  

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and Machine Inc and Machine Inc Jump to: navigation, search Name Mid States Tool and Machine Inc Place decatur, Indiana Zip 46733 Sector Services Product Provides engineering and manufacturing, testing, delivery, and post-installation on-site services. Coordinates 33.23476°, -97.585979° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":33.23476,"lon":-97.585979,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

173

Using linguistic knowledge in statistical machine translation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this thesis, we present methods for using linguistically motivated information to enhance the performance of statistical machine translation (SMT). One of the advantages of the statistical approach to machine translation ...

Zbib, Rabih M. (Rabih Mohamed), 1974-

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

174

Spatial Ontology in Factored Statistical Machine Translation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper presents a statistical phrase-based machine translation system which is enriched with semantic data coming from a spatial ontology. Paper presents the spatial ontology, how it is integrated in statistical machine translation system using factored ...

Raivis Skadi?š

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

175

Energy management for hypervisor-based virtual machines  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Current approaches to power management are based on operating systems with full knowledge of and full control over the underlying hardware; the distributed nature of multi-layered virtual machine environments renders such approaches insufficient. In this paper, we present a novel framework for energy management in modular, multi-layered operating system structures. The framework provides a unified model to partition and distribute energy, and mechanisms for energy-aware resource accounting and allocation. As a key property, the framework explicitly takes the recursive energy consumption into account, which is spent, e.g., in the virtualization layer or subsequent driver components. Our prototypical implementation targets hypervisor-based virtual machine systems and comprises two components: a host-level subsystem, which controls machine-wide energy constraints and enforces them among all guest OSes and service components, and, complementary, an energy-aware guest operating system, capable of fine-grained applicationspecific energy management. Guest level energy management thereby relies on effective virtualization of physical energy effects provided by the virtual machine monitor. Experiments with CPU and disk devices and an external data acquisition system demonstrate that our framework accurately controls and stipulates the power consumption of individual hardware devices, both for energy-aware and energyunaware guest operating systems. 1

Jan Stoess; Christian Lang; Frank Bellosa

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

176

Automated energy monitoring of machine tools  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

in the energy usage, such as increased total consumption fortotal energy use for the machine tool based on the usage

Vijayaraghavan, Athulan; Dornfeld, David

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

177

Do Accelerating Turing Machines Compute the Uncomputable?  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Accelerating Turing machines have attracted much attention in the last decade or so. They have been described as "the work-horse of hypercomputation" (Potgieter and Rosinger 2010: 853). But do they really compute beyond the "Turing limit"--e.g., compute ... Keywords: ATM paradox, Accelerating Turing machine, Epistemic embedding, External and internal computation, Halting problem, Hypercomputation, Ontology of computing, Supertask, Thompson lamp paradox, Turing-machine purism, Turing-machine realism

B. Jack Copeland; Oron Shagrir

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

178

Software Tackles Production Line Machine ?Cyclic Jitters?  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Software Tackles Production Line Machine 'Cyclic ... products, even shutting down assembly lines. ... high-speed data transmission characteristics of ...

2011-07-18T23:59:59.000Z

179

Automatic tool path generation for finish machining  

SciTech Connect

A system for automatic tool path generation was developed at Sandia National Laboratories for finish machining operations. The system consists of a commercially available 5-axis milling machine controlled by Sandia developed software. This system was used to remove overspray on cast turbine blades. A laser-based, structured-light sensor, mounted on a tool holder, is used to collect 3D data points around the surface of the turbine blade. Using the digitized model of the blade, a tool path is generated which will drive a 0.375 inch diameter CBN grinding pin around the tip of the blade. A fuzzified digital filter was developed to properly eliminate false sensor readings caused by burrs, holes and overspray. The digital filter was found to successfully generate the correct tool path for a blade with intentionally scanned holes and defects. The fuzzified filter improved the computation efficiency by a factor of 25. For application to general parts, an adaptive scanning algorithm was developed and presented with simulation results. A right pyramid and an ellipsoid were scanned successfully with the adaptive algorithm.

Kwok, Kwan S.; Loucks, C.S.; Driessen, B.J.

1997-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

180

Robust decentralized fast-output sampling technique based power system stabilizer for a multi-machine power system  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Power-system stabilizers (PSSs) are added to excitation systems to enhance the damping during low-frequency oscillations, In this paper, the design of robust decentralized PSS for four machines with a 10-bus system using fast-output sampling feedback ... Keywords: decentralized control, fast-output sampling feedback, multi-machine system, nonlinear simulation, power system stablizer, roboust control

Rajeev Gupta; B. Bandyopadhyay; A. M. Kulkarni

2005-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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181

Method and apparatus for monitoring machine performance  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Machine operating conditions can be monitored by analyzing, in either the time or frequency domain, the spectral components of the motor current. Changes in the electric background noise, induced by mechanical variations in the machine, are correlated to changes in the operating parameters of the machine.

Smith, Stephen F. (Loudon, TN); Castleberry, Kimberly N. (Harriman, TN)

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

182

Hindi to Punjabi machine translation system  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Hindi-Punjabi being closely related language pair (Goyal V. and Lehal G. S., 2008), Hybrid Machine Translation approach has been used for developing Hindi to Punjabi Machine Translation System. Non-availability of lexical resources, spelling variations ... Keywords: Hindi, Punjabi, closely related languages, computational linguistics, machine translation, natural language processing, translate Hindi to Punjabi

Vishal Goyal; Gurpreet Singh Lehal

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

183

Machine learning in space: extending our reach  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We introduce the challenge of using machine learning effectively in space applications and motivate the domain for future researchers. Machine learning can be used to enable greater autonomy to improve the duration, reliability, cost-effectiveness, and ... Keywords: Autonomy, Machine learning applications, Space missions

Amy Mcgovern; Kiri L. Wagstaff

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

184

Nano-Machines Achieve Huge Mechanical Breakthrough  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

NANO TECH Nano-Machines Achieve Huge Mechanical Breakthrough Dublin, Ireland (SPX) Sep 08, 2005 that use molecular 'nano'-machines of this kind to help perform physical tasks. Nano-machines could also owners set to return to battered Orleans l Six dead, two missing after heavy rains hit Page 1 of 3Nano

Leigh, David A.

185

A first look at cellular machine-to-machine traffic: large scale measurement and characterization  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Cellular network based Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communication is fast becoming a market-changing force for a wide spectrum of businesses and applications such as telematics, smart metering, point-of-sale terminals, and home security and automation systems. ... Keywords: cellular network, machine-to-machine traffic

Muhammad Zubair Shafiq; Lusheng Ji; Alex X. Liu; Jeffrey Pang; Jia Wang

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

186

Machine-to-Machine Communications and Security Solution in Cellular Systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper introduces an efficient machine-to-machine M2M communication model based on 4G cellular systems. M2M terminals are capable of establishing Ad Hoc clusters wherever they are close enough. It is also possible to extend the cellular coverage ... Keywords: 4G Network, Ad Hoc, Machine-To-Machine, Security, Terminals

Mahdy Saedy; Vahideh Mojtahed

2011-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

187

Real-time brain-machine interface architectures : neural decoding from plan to movement  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Brain-machine interfaces (BMI) aim to enable motor function in individuals with neurological injury or disease, by recording the neural activity, mapping or 'decoding' it into a motor command, and then controlling a device ...

Modir Shanechi, Maryam

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

188

The vertical-mill stage : design of a vertical movement stage for surface machining  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

To allow the widespread use of three dimensional patterns on walls, the manufacturing cost must be reduced. The goal of this project is to design a machine for vertical axis movement which can be measured and controlled. ...

Herrera, Juan, Jr

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

189

A micro-machined resonator  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

This invention is comprised of a micro-machined resonator, typically quartz, with upper and lower micromachinable support members, or covers, having etched wells which may be lined with conductive electrode material, between the support members is a quartz resonator having an energy trapping quartz mesa capacitively coupled to the electrodes through a diaphragm; the quartz resonator is supported by either micro-machined cantilever springs or by thin layers extending over the surfaces of the support. If the diaphragm is rigid, clock applications are available, and if the diaphragm is resilient, then transducer applications can be achieved. Either the thin support layers or the conductive electrode material can be integral with the diaphragm. In any event, the covers are bonded to form a hermetic seal and the interior volume may be filled with a gas or may be evacuated. In addition, one or both of the covers may include oscillator and interface circuitry for the resonator.

Godshall, N.A.; Koehler, D.R.; Liang, A.Y.; Smith, B.K.

1991-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

190

Z Machine | National Nuclear Security Administration  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Z Machine | National Nuclear Security Administration Z Machine | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Z Machine Z Machine Home > About Us > Our Programs > Defense Programs > Office of Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation > Office of Inertial Confinement Fusion > Facilities > Z Machine Z Machine Z Machine Sandia National Laboratories

191

Framing robot arms control  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The development of autonomous, robotic weaponry is progressing rapidly. Many observers agree that banning the initiation of lethal activity by autonomous weapons is a worthy goal. Some disagree with this goal, on the grounds that robots may equal and ... Keywords: Autonomous weapons, Machine ethics, Military robots, Moral machines, Operational morality, Robot arms control

Wendell Wallach; Colin Allen

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

192

Machines  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

...are used to supply electrical energy for the welding operation. The transformer tap switch frequently is a rotary, eight-step, knife-type, fully enclosed locking switch, which provides convenient adjustment of the welding voltage to suit work

193

Methods, systems and apparatus for optimization of third harmonic current injection in a multi-phase machine  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Methods, system and apparatus are provided for increasing voltage utilization in a five-phase vector controlled machine drive system that employs third harmonic current injection to increase torque and power output by a five-phase machine. To do so, a fundamental current angle of a fundamental current vector is optimized for each particular torque-speed of operating point of the five-phase machine.

Gallegos-Lopez, Gabriel

2012-10-02T23:59:59.000Z

194

Experiments with the Dragon Machine  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The basic characteristics of a self-sustaining chain reaction were demonstrated with the Chicago Pile in 1943, but it was not until early 1945 that sufficient enriched material became available to experimentally verify fast-neutron cross-sections and the kinetic characteristics of a nuclear chain reaction sustained with prompt neutrons alone. However, the demands of wartime and the rapid decline in effort following the cessation of hostilities often resulted in the failure to fully document the experiments or in the loss of documentation as personnel returned to civilian pursuits. When documented, the results were often highly classified. Even when eventually declassified, the data were often not approved for public release until years later.2 Even after declassification and approval for public release, the records are sometimes difficult to find. Through a fortuitous discovery, a set of handwritten notes by ''ORF July 1945'' entitled ''Dragon - Research with a Pulsed Fission Reactor'' was found by William L. Myers in an old storage safe at Pajarito Site of the Los Alamos National Laboratory3. Of course, ORF was identified as Otto R. Frisch. The document was attached to a page in a nondescript spiral bound notebook labeled ''494 Book'' that bore the signatures of Louis Slotin and P. Morrison. The notes also reference an ''Idea LS'' that can only be Louis Slotin. The discovery of the notes led to a search of Laboratory Archives, the negative files of the photo lab, and the Report Library for additional details of the experiments with the Dragon machine that were conducted between January and July 1945. The assembly machine and the experiments were carefully conceived and skillfully executed. The analyses--without the crutch of computers--display real insight into the characteristics of the nuclear chain reaction. The information presented here provides what is believed to be a complete collection of the original documentation of the observations made with the Dragon Machine in early 1945.

R.E. Malenfant

2005-08-12T23:59:59.000Z

195

Hypervelocity cutting machine and method  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A method and machine are provided for cutting a workpiece such as concrete. A gun barrel is provided for repetitively loading projectiles therein and is supplied with a pressurized propellant from a storage tank. A thermal storage tank is disposed between the propellant storage tank and the gun barrel for repetitively receiving and heating propellant charges which are released in the gun barrel for repetitively firing projectiles therefrom toward the workpiece. In a preferred embodiment, hypervelocity of the projectiles is obtained for cutting the concrete workpiece by fracturing thereof. 10 figs.

Powell, J.R.; Reich, M.

1996-11-12T23:59:59.000Z

196

Hypervelocity cutting machine and method  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A method and machine 14 are provided for cutting a workpiece 12 such as concrete. A gun barrel 16 is provided for repetitively loading projectiles 22 therein and is supplied with a pressurized propellant from a storage tank 28. A thermal storage tank 32,32A is disposed between the propellant storage tank 28 and the gun barrel 16 for repetitively receiving and heating propellant charges which are released in the gun barrel 16 for repetitively firing projectiles 22 therefrom toward the workpiece 12. In a preferred embodiment, hypervelocity of the projectiles 22 is obtained for cutting the concrete workpiece 12 by fracturing thereof.

Powell, James R. (Shoreham, NY); Reich, Morris (Queens, NY)

1996-11-12T23:59:59.000Z

197

Free-piston cutting machine  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A cutting machine includes a gun barrel for receiving a projectile. A compression tube is disposed in flow communication with the barrel and includes a piston therein. A reservoir is disposed in flow communication with the tube and receives a first gas under pressure. A second gas fills the compression tube on a front face of the piston. And, the pressurized first gas is discharged into the tube on a back face of the piston to accelerate the piston through the tube for compressing the second gas, and in turn launching the projectile through the barrel to impact a workpiece.

Ciccarelli, Gaby (East Setauket, NY); Subudhi, Manomohan (East Setauket, NY); Hall, Robert E. (Port Jefferson, NY)

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

198

Micro-machined calorimetric biosensors  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A method and apparatus are provided for detecting and monitoring micro-volumetric enthalpic changes caused by molecular reactions. Micro-machining techniques are used to create very small thermally isolated masses incorporating temperature-sensitive circuitry. The thermally isolated masses are provided with a molecular layer or coating, and the temperature-sensitive circuitry provides an indication when the molecules of the coating are involved in an enthalpic reaction. The thermally isolated masses may be provided singly or in arrays and, in the latter case, the molecular coatings may differ to provide qualitative and/or quantitative assays of a substance.

Doktycz, Mitchel J. (Knoxville, TN); Britton, Jr., Charles L. (Alcoa, TN); Smith, Stephen F. (Loudon, TN); Oden, Patrick I. (Plano, TX); Bryan, William L. (Knoxville, TN); Moore, James A. (Powell, TN); Thundat, Thomas G. (Knoxville, TN); Warmack, Robert J. (Knoxville, TN)

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

199

Stator for Rotating Electrical Machine Having Multiple Controlwindings  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A rotating electric machine is provided which includes multiple independent control windings for compensating for rotor imbalances and for levitating/centering the rotor. The multiple independent control windings are placed at different axial locations along the rotor to oppose forces created by imbalances at different axial locations along the rotor. The multiple control windings can also be used to levitate/center the rotor with a relatively small magnetic field per unit area since the rotor and/or the main power winding provides the biasfield.

Shah, Manoj R.; Lewandowski, Chad R.

1999-05-05T23:59:59.000Z

200

Electron beam machining using rotating and shaped beam power distribution  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An apparatus and method for electron beam (EB) machining (drilling, cutting and welding) that uses conventional EB guns, power supplies, and welding machine technology without the need for fast bias pulsing technology. The invention involves a magnetic lensing (EB optics) system and electronic controls to: 1) concurrently bend, focus, shape, scan, and rotate the beam to protect the EB gun and to create a desired effective power-density distribution, and 2) rotate or scan this shaped beam in a controlled way. The shaped beam power-density distribution can be measured using a tomographic imaging system. For example, the EB apparatus of this invention has the ability to drill holes in metal having a diameter up to 1000 .mu.m (1 mm or larger), compared to the 250 .mu.m diameter of laser drilling.

Elmer, John W. (Pleasanton, CA); O' Brien, Dennis W. (Livermore, CA)

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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201

Rapid Response Small Machining NNR Project 703025  

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This project was an effort to develop a machining area for small sized parts that is capable of delivering product with a quick response time. This entailed focusing efforts on leaning out specific work cells that would result in overall improvement to the entire machining area. This effort involved securing the most efficient available technologies for these areas. In the end, this incorporated preparing the small machining area for transformation to a new facility.

Kanies, Tim

2008-12-05T23:59:59.000Z

202

Machine and Beam Delivery Updates  

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

MAchine and Beam delivery Updates FY13 MAchine and Beam delivery Updates FY13 Summary of Beam Delivery: FACET Summary Feb_15_22.pdf FACET Summary Feb_15_22.pdf FACET Summary Feb_23_Mar_1.pdf FACET Summary Feb_23_Mar_1.pdf FACET Summary Mar_2_8.pdf FACET Summary Mar_2_8.pdf FACET Summary Mar_9_15.pdf FACET Summary Mar_9_15.pdf FACET Summary Mar_16_22.pdf FACET Summary Mar_16_22.pdf FACET Summary Mar_23_29.pdf FACET Summary Mar_23_29.pdf FACET Summary Mar_30_Apr_5.pdf FACET Summary Mar_30_Apr_5.pdf FACET Summary Apr_6_12.pdf FACET Summary Apr_6_12.pdf FACET Summary Apr_27_May_3.pdf FACET Summary Apr_27_May_3.pdf FACET Summary May_4_10.pdf FACET Summary May_4_10.pdf Emittance Stability in Sector 2_31513.pdf Emittance Stability in Sector 2_31513.pdf FACET beam operations readiness with R56.pdf FACET beam operations readiness with R56.pdf (6/19/2013)

203

Single machine stochastic appointment sequencing and scheduling  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

linear combination of job waiting time, machine idle time, and overtime. .... Through straightforward but lengthy analysis we found finite values for M1 and M2.

204

Automated energy monitoring of machine tools  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

studies to correlate energy usage with the operations beinghas characterized machining energy usage solely based on theplanning, process energy usage was characterized solely by

Vijayaraghavan, Athulan; Dornfeld, David

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

205

Automated energy monitoring of machine tools  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Potential for Energy Consumption in Discrete Part Productionprocessing Reducing the energy consumption of machine toolsthis, monitoring of energy consumption patterns in the

Vijayaraghavan, Athulan; Dornfeld, David

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

206

High pressure water jet mining machine  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A high pressure water jet mining machine for the longwall mining of coal is described. The machine is generally in the shape of a plowshare and is advanced in the direction in which the coal is cut. The machine has mounted thereon a plurality of nozzle modules each containing a high pressure water jet nozzle disposed to oscillate in a particular plane. The nozzle modules are oriented to cut in vertical and horizontal planes on the leading edge of the machine and the coal so cut is cleaved off by the wedge-shaped body.

Barker, Clark R. (Rolla, MO)

1981-05-05T23:59:59.000Z

207

6.685 Electric Machines, Fall 2003  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Treatment of electromechanical transducers, rotating and linear electric machines. Lumped-parameter electromechanics of interaction. Development of device characteristics: energy conversion density, efficiency; and of ...

Kirtley, James L.

208

Review: Virtual machine tools and virtual machining-A technological review  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Virtual manufacturing systems provide a useful means for products to be manufactured 'right the first time' without the need of physical testing on the shop floor. Earlier research was mostly on developing a virtual manufacturing environment. Over the ... Keywords: Machining simulation, Virtual machine tool, Virtual machining, Virtual system

Aini Abdul Kadir; Xun Xu; Enrico Hämmerle

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

209

Tabu search heuristic for two-machine flowshop with batch processing machines  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Batch processing machines are frequently encountered in many industrial environments. A batch processing machine is one which can process several jobs simultaneously as a batch. The processing time of a batch is equal to the largest processing time of ... Keywords: Batch processing machines, Flowshop, MILP model, Tabu search

Li-Man Liao; Ching-Jen Huang

2011-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

210

A two-stage stochastic programming model for the parallel machine scheduling problem with machine capacity  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper proposes a two-stage stochastic programming model for the parallel machine scheduling problem where the objective is to determine the machines' capacities that maximize the expected net profit of on-time jobs when the due dates are uncertain. ... Keywords: Average sample approximation, Parallel machine scheduling, Ranking and selection, Stochastic programming, Weighted number of on-time jobs

Talal Al-Khamis; Rym M'Hallah

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

211

Federal Energy Management Program: New and Underutilized Refrigeration...  

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

Power Management, and Vending Machine Technologies to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: New and Underutilized Refrigeration, Computer Power Management,...

212

Entrepreneurs' Network at Brookhaven National Laboratory | Up...  

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at these locations. Detailed information about the Cafeteria, Brookhaven Center Club Restaurant, Vending Machines and other on-site services can be found in the online Guide to...

213

P5 Workshop on the Future of High Energy Physics  

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at these locations. Detailed information about the Cafeteria, Brookhaven Center Club Restaurant, Vending Machines and other on-site services can be found in the online Guide to...

214

Opportunities, Barriers and Actions for Industrial Demand Response in California  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Refrigeration – freezing Max duration (not well populated) Appendix C: IndustrialRefrigeration Lighting Waste Treatment Ventilation Vending machine Shed Support Average Total Table 8. Industrial

McKane, Aimee T.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

215

1998 Electronic Materials Conference: Accommodation Information  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Vending machines, a laundry facility and a computer lab are also available inside the resident area. Lambeth Field Residence Hall: Two and three bedroom ...

216

Buildings Energy Data Book: 9.1 ENERGY STAR  

Buildings Energy Data Book (EERE)

Fryers 2003 2011 Cold Beverage Vending Machines 2004 2006, 2007 Solid State Lighting 2008 2009 Commercial Dishwashers 2007 - Commercial Icemakers 2008 - Commercial...

217

Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category:...  

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

Refrigerated Beverage Vending Machines ENERGY STAR Qualified Products Updated March 2013 FEMP provides acquisition guidance and Federal efficiency requirements across a variety of...

218

Appliance Efficiency Regulations (California) | Open Energy Informatio...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

lamps (2006) Vending machines (2006) Wine Chillers (2003) Televisions (2011) Small battery chargers that are consumer products (for cell phones, personal care devices, and...

219

Federal Energy Management Program: New and Underutilized Technology...  

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

& Initiatives Solid State Lighting Working Group Distributed Energy ResourcesCombined Heat & Power Resources Renewable Energy New and Underutilized Technology: Vending Machine...

220

Federal Energy Management Program: Technology Deployment  

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Envelope Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Lighting Water Heating Combined Heat and Power Refrigeration, Computer Power Management, and Vending Machine Goals and...

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221

Following directions using statistical machine translation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Mobile robots that interact with humans in an intuitive way must be able to follow directions provided by humans in unconstrained natural language. In this work we investigate how statistical machine translation techniques can be used to bridge the gap ... Keywords: human-robot interaction, instruction following, natural language, navigation, statistical machine translation

Cynthia Matuszek; Dieter Fox; Karl Koscher

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

222

Bagging and Boosting statistical machine translation systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this article we address the issue of generating diversified translation systems from a single Statistical Machine Translation (SMT) engine for system combination. Unlike traditional approaches, we do not resort to multiple structurally different SMT ... Keywords: Ensemble learning, Statistical machine translation, System combination

Tong Xiao; Jingbo Zhu; Tongran Liu

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

223

Quantum Cloning Machines and the Applications  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

No-cloning theorem is fundamental for quantum mechanics and for quantum information science that states an unknown quantum state cannot be cloned perfectly. However, we can try to clone a quantum state approximately with the optimal fidelity, or instead, we can try to clone it perfectly with the largest probability. Thus various quantum cloning machines have been designed for different quantum information protocols. Specifically, quantum cloning machines can be designed to analyze the security of quantum key distribution protocols such as BB84 protocol, six-state protocol, B92 protocol and their generalizations. Some well-known quantum cloning machines include universal quantum cloning machine, phase-covariant cloning machine, the asymmetric quantum cloning machine and the probabilistic quantum cloning machine etc. In the past years, much progress has been made in studying quantum cloning machines and their applications and implementations, both theoretically and experimentally. In this review, we will give a complete description of those important developments about quantum cloning and some related topics. On the other hand, this review is self-consistent, and in particular, we try to present some detailed formulations so that further study can be taken based on those results. In addition, this review also contains some new results, for example, the study of quantum retrodiction protocol.

Heng Fan; Yi-Nan Wang; Li Jing; Jie-Dong Yue; Han-Duo Shi; Yong-Liang Zhang; Liang-Zhu Mu

2013-01-14T23:59:59.000Z

224

Improving vehicle aeroacoustics using machine learning  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper presents a new approach to improving the overall aeroacoustic comfort of a vehicle, an important feature of vehicle design. The traditional improvement process is extended to benefit extensively from machine learning, information retrieval ... Keywords: Aeroacoustics, Automobile industry, Machine learning, Noise frequency spectrum analysis, Process automation

Damjan Kunar; Martin Moina; Marina Giordanino; Ivan Bratko

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

225

Comparison of crowdsourcing translation with Machine Translation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper we examine the model of crowdsourcing for translation and compare it with Machine Translation (MT). The large volume of material to be translated, the translation of this material into many languages combined with tight deadlines lead enterprises ... Keywords: Machine Translation, crowdsourcing, empirical data, human translation, quality

Dimitra Anastasiou; Rajat Gupta

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

226

Machine Translation Errors: English and Iraqi Arabic  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Errors in machine translations of English-Iraqi Arabic dialogues were analyzed using the methods developed for the Human Translation Error Rate measure (HTER). Human annotations were used to refine the Translation Error Rate (TER) annotations. The analyses ... Keywords: Arabic, English, error analysis, evaluation, statistical machine translation

S. Condon; D. Parvaz; J. Aberdeen; C. Doran; A. Freeman; M. Awad

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

227

Simplified Hybrid-Secondary Uncluttered Machine And Method  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An electric machine (40, 40') has a stator (43) and a rotor (46) and a primary air gap (48) has secondary coils (47c, 47d) separated from the rotor (46) by a secondary air gap (49) so as to induce a slip current in the secondary coils (47c, 47d). The rotor (46, 76) has magnetic brushes (A, B, C, D) or wires (80) which couple flux in through the rotor (46) to the secondary coils (47c, 47d) without inducing a current in the rotor (46) and without coupling a stator rotational energy component to the secondary coils (47c, 47d). The machine can be operated as a motor or a generator in multi-phase or single-phase embodiments. A method of providing a slip energy controller is also disclosed.

Hsu, John S [Oak Ridge, TN

2005-05-10T23:59:59.000Z

228

Using artificially generated data to evaluate statistical machine translation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Although Statistical Machine Translation (SMT) is now the dominant paradigm within Machine Translation, we argue that it is far from clear that it can outperform Rule-Based Machine Translation (RBMT) on small- to medium-vocabulary applications where ...

Manny Rayner; Paula Estrella; Pierrette Bouillon; Beth Ann Hockey; Yukie Nakao

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

229

A hybrid type small 5-axis CNC milling machine  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

5-axis CNC milling machines are important in a number of industries ranging from aerospace to consumer-die-mold machining because they can deliver high machining accuracy with a spindle tilting capacity. Most of these ...

Son, Seung-Kil, 1964-

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

230

Intelligent Control of Modular Robotic Welding Cell  

SciTech Connect

Although robotic machines are routinely used for welding, such machines do not normally incorporate intelligent capabilities. We are studying the general problem of formulating usable levels of intelligence into welding machines. From our perspective, an intelligent machine should: incorporate knowledge of the welding process, know if the process is operating correctly, know if the weld it is making is good or bad, have the ability to learn from its experience to perform welds, and be able to optimize its own performance. To this end, we are researching machine architecture, methods of knowledge representation, decision making and conflict resolution algorithms, methods of learning and optimization, human/machine interfaces, and various sensors. This paper presents work on the machine architecture and the human/machine interface specifically for a robotic, gas metal arc welding cell. Although the machine control problem is normally approached from the perspective of having a central body of control in the machine, we present a design using distributed agents. A prime goal of this work is to develop an architecture for an intelligent machine that will support a modular, plug and play standard. A secondary goal of this work is to formulate a human/machine interface that treats the human as an active agent in the modular structure.

Smartt, Herschel Bernard; Kenney, Kevin Louis; Tolle, Charles Robert

2002-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

231

Spline regression based feature extraction for semiconductor process fault detection using support vector machine  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Quality control is attracting more attention in semiconductor market due to harsh competition. This paper considers Fault Detection (FD), a well-known philosophy in quality control. Conventional methods, such as non-stationary SPC chart, PCA, PLS, and ... Keywords: Fault detection, Feature extraction, Semiconductor manufacturing, Spline regression, Support vector machine

Jonghyuck Park; Ick-Hyun Kwon; Sung-Shick Kim; Jun-Geol Baek

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

232

DOE - Office of Legacy Management -- La Pointe Machine and Tool...  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

La Pointe Machine and Tool Co - MA 16 FUSRAP Considered Sites Site: LA POINTE MACHINE AND TOOL CO. (MA.16 ) Eliminated from consideration under FUSRAP Designated Name: Not...

233

Electric machine for hybrid motor vehicle - Energy Innovation ...  

A power system for a motor vehicle having an internal combustion engine and an electric machine is disclosed. The electric machine has a stator, a permanent magnet ...

234

John Hsu, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Flux Coupling Machines...  

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

Flux Coupling Machines and Switched Reluctance Motors to Replace Permanent Magnets in Electric Vehicles John Hsu, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Flux Coupling Machines and...

235

Hybrid MPI/OpenMP parallel support vector machine training  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Jan 6, 2009 ... Support Vector Machines are a powerful machine learning technol- ..... to the precision recall curve were evaluated on the Challenge web-.

236

Multi-winding homopolar electric machine - Energy Innovation Portal  

A multi-winding homopolar electric machine and method for converting between mechanical energy and electrical energy. The electric machine includes a shaft defining ...

237

Ultraprecision machining of optics at Los Alamos  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Ultraprecision machine tools are used at Los Alamos for single point diamond turning of optics and other precision parts. Measurements of a 50-mm-dia copper flat are used to illustrate the quality of a part which can be machined on the Moore No. 3 lathe. Measurements of a 0.4-m-dia aluminum mirror with a 20-m radius-of-curvature are presented as an example of a part machined on the Moore No. 5 lathe. A varying frequency sine wave grating is used to show a type of special optical grating which can be produced using the Pneumo lathe.

Rhorer, R.L.; Gauler, A.L.; Colston, E.W.; Ruhe, J.R.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

238

Electric machine for hybrid motor vehicle  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A power system for a motor vehicle having an internal combustion engine and an electric machine is disclosed. The electric machine has a stator, a permanent magnet rotor, an uncluttered rotor spaced from the permanent magnet rotor, and at least one secondary core assembly. The power system also has a gearing arrangement for coupling the internal combustion engine to wheels on the vehicle thereby providing a means for the electric machine to both power assist and brake in relation to the output of the internal combustion engine.

Hsu, John Sheungchun (Oak Ridge, TN)

2007-09-18T23:59:59.000Z

239

Resource Letter: Bio-molecular Nano-machines: where Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Technology meet  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Cell is the structural and functional unit of life. This Resource Letter serves as a guide to the literature on nano-machines which drive not only intracellular movements, but also motility of the cell. These machines are usually proteins or macromolecular assemblies which require appropriate fuel for their operations. Although, traditionally, these machines were subjects of investigation in biology and biochemistry, increasing use of the concepts and techniques of physics in recent years have contributed to the quantitative understanding of the fundamental principles underlying their operational mechanisms. The possibility of exploiting these principles for the design and control of artificial nano-machines has opened up a new frontier in the bottom-up approach to nano-technology.

Debashish Chowdhury

2008-07-17T23:59:59.000Z

240

Machining, Assembly, and Characterization of a Meso-Scale Double Shell Target  

SciTech Connect

Several issues related to the manufacture of precision meso-scale assemblies have been identified as part of an effort to fabricate an assembly consisting of machined polymer hemispherical shells and machined aerogel. The assembly, a double shell laser target, is composed of concentric spherical layers that were machined on a lathe and then assembled. This production effort revealed several meso-scale manufacturing techniques that worked well, such as the machining of aerogel with cutting tools to form low density structures, and the development of an assembly manipulator that allows control of the assembly forces to within a few milliNewtons. Limitations on the use of vacuum chucks for meso-scale components were also identified. Many of the lessons learned in this effort are not specific to double shell targets and may be relevant to the production of other meso-scale devices.

Bono, M J; Hibbard, R L

2003-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

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241

Machine Partitions | Argonne Leadership Computing Facility  

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BG/Q Drivers Status Machine Overview Machine Partitions Torus Network Data Storage & File Systems Compiling & Linking Queueing & Running Jobs Data Transfer Debugging & Profiling Performance Tools & APIs Software & Libraries IBM References Intrepid/Challenger/Surveyor Tukey Eureka / Gadzooks Policies Documentation Feedback Please provide feedback to help guide us as we continue to build documentation for our new computing resource. [Feedback Form] Machine Partitions Mira As our production machine, the queues on Mira are very similar to those on our BG/P system Intrepid. In the prod-capability queue, partition sizes of 8192, 12288, 16384, 32768, and 49152 nodes are available. All partitions have a full torus network. The max runtime of jobs submitted to the

242

Computational aesthetic evaluation: steps towards machine creativity  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Programmer and artists have invented a broad range of generative systems that create art and music. These powerful systems sometimes produce results that surprise their human collaborators, but the surprises are not always welcome or useful. Machine ...

Philip Galanter

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

243

Machine Learning for Sequential Data: A Review  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Statistical learning problems in many fields involve sequential data. This paper formalizes the principal learning tasks and describes the methods that have been developed within the machine learning research community for addressing these problems. ...

Thomas G. Dietterich

2002-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

244

Machine translation system combination by confusion forest  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The state-of-the-art system combination method for machine translation (MT) is based on confusion networks constructed by aligning hypotheses with regard to word similarities. We introduce a novel system combination framework in which hypotheses are ...

Taro Watanabe; Eiichiro Sumita

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

245

March 8, 2006: Sandia's Z Machine  

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

March 8, 2006The Department's Sandia National Laboratories announces that its Z machine has produced plasmas that exceed temperatures of 2 billion degrees Kelvin-hotter than the interiors of stars....

246

An environment machine for the ??-calculus  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We introduce a natural deduction-like formalisation of Parigot's ??-calculus. From this, we derive an environment machine that allows any well-typed ??-term to be reduced to its weak head normal form. The soundness and completeness ...

Philippe De Groote

1998-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

247

Machine Status | Argonne Leadership Computing Facility  

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

Machine Status Science on Mira Cores Core Hours Atomistic Simulations of Nanoscale Oxides and Oxide Interfaces 65536 1297201.9256901 Lattice QCD 16384 28881.396622179 MockBOSS :...

248

CCG supertags in factored statistical machine translation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Combinatorial Categorial Grammar (CCG) supertags present phrase-based machine translation with an opportunity to access rich syntactic information at a word level. The challenge is incorporating this information into the translation process. Factored ...

Alexandra Birch; Miles Osborne; Philipp Koehn

2007-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

249

Revisiting parallel rendering for shared memory machines  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Increasing the core count of CPUs to increase computational performance has been a significant trend for the better part of a decade. This has led to an unprecedented availability of large shared memory machines. Programming paradigms and systems are ...

B. Nouanesengsy; J. Ahrens; J. Woodring; H. Shen

2011-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

250

A machine learning system for recognizing subclasses  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Thematic information extraction from remote sensing images is a complex task. In this demonstration, we present *Miner machine learning system. In particular, we demonstrate an advanced subclass recognition algorithm that is specifically designed to ...

Ranga Raju Vatsavai

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

251

Virtualisation: Real security for virtual machines  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Server virtualisation offers many real benefits to enterprises, maximising hardware resources and providing significant cost and energy savings. But there is a downside: all of the security issues we battle on networked systems also plague virtual machines, ...

Ulf Mattsson

2009-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

252

DESIGN FOR AN AUTOGRAPHICALLY RECORDING TENSILE MACHINE  

SciTech Connect

An improved "hard" type tensile machine is described, designed primarily for metallurgical usage. Compactness and mechanical simplicity are combined with maximum accessibility of the load measuring device and specimen, and the load is measured with an electro-mechanical dynamometer which is easily adapted into a system for autographically recording ihe load-elongaticn curve. The machine should be particularly useful for dry-box or hot-cell work. (auth)

Adams, M.A.

1959-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

253

A Machine Approach for Field Weakening of Permanent-Magnet Motors  

SciTech Connect

The commonly known technology of field weakening for permanent-magnet (PM) motors is achieved by controlling the direct-axis current component through an inverter, without using mechanical variation of the air gap, a new machine approach for field weakening of PM machines by direct control of air-gap fluxes is introduced. The demagnetization situation due to field weakening is not an issue with this new method. In fact, the PMs are strengthened at field weakening. The field-weakening ratio can reach 1O:1 or higher. This technology is particularly useful for the PM generators and electric vehicle drives.

Hsu, J.S.

2000-04-02T23:59:59.000Z

254

SCG stability enhancement using STATCOM based-ANN controller  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Artificial neural network (ANN) control of static compensator (STATCOM) to improve the damping of power systems is presented. The proposed control strategy is applied on a STATCOM attached to a single machine-infinite bus (SMIB) and a multi-machine power ... Keywords: ANN control, power system control, static compensator, superconducting generator

R. A. Amer; G. A. Morsy; H. A. Yassin

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

255

Machine learning for computational sustainability  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

To avoid ecological collapse, we must manage Earth's ecosystems sustainably. Viewed as a control problem, the two central challenges of ecosystem management are to acquire a model of the system that is sufficient to guide good decision making and then ... Keywords: hidden Markov models,computational sustainability,species distribution models,dynamical ecosystem models

Tom Dietterich; Ethan Dereszynski; Rebecca Hutchinson; Dan Sheldon

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

256

Tests with a microcomputer based adaptive synchronous machine stabilizer on a 400MW thermal unit  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Field tests have been conducted on a microcomputer-based adaptive synchronous machine stabilizer. The adaptive control algorithm tracks the system operating conditions using a least squares identification technique with variable forgetting factor and the control is calculated by a self-searching pole-shift method. An outline of the control algorithm and the results of field tests on a 400MW thermal generating unit are described in this paper.

Malik, O.P.; Hope, G.S.; Hancock, G.C. (Univ. of Calgary, Alberta (Canada)); Mao, C.X. (Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology, Wuhan (China)); Prakash, K.S. (Bharat Heavy Electricals, Banglore (India))

1993-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

257

Trunnion Collar Removal Machine - Gap Analysis Table  

SciTech Connect

The purpose of this document is to review the existing the trunnion collar removal machine against the ''Nuclear Safety Design Bases for License Application'' (NSDB) [Ref. 10] requirements and to identify codes and standards and supplemental requirements to meet these requirements. If these codes and standards can not fully meet these requirements then a ''gap'' is identified. These gaps will be identified here and addressed using the ''Trunnion Collar Removal Machine Design Development Plan'' [Ref. 15]. The codes and standards, supplemental requirements, and design development requirements for the trunnion collar removal machine are provided in the gap analysis table (Appendix A, Table 1). Because the trunnion collar removal machine is credited with performing functions important to safety (ITS) in the NSDB [Ref. 10], design basis requirements are applicable to ensure equipment is available and performs required safety functions when needed. The gap analysis table is used to identify design objectives and provide a means to satisfy safety requirements. To ensure that the trunnion collar removal machine performs required safety functions and meets performance criteria, this portion of the gap analysis tables supplies codes and standards sections and the supplemental requirements and identifies design development requirements, if needed.

M. Johnson

2005-06-27T23:59:59.000Z

258

RHIC Machine/Detector Planning Meetings  

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

RHIC Machine/Detector Planning Meeting RHIC Machine/Detector Planning Meeting RHIC STAR PHENIX RHIC STAR PHENIX BNL Home Page C-AD Home Page C-AD ES&F Division BNL Physics Department RHIC Run History Super Conducting Magnet Division Run 14 Scheduling Physicist Home Page NPP PAC Run 13 Recommendations CAD Power Run 11-Run 13 Off-line CNI Polarization Results APEX for Run 13 RHIC Machine/Detector Meetings for Run 12 FY02-Present C-AD Energy Use Plots Cryo Power Run 11-Run 13 H-jet Target Results APEX Nov. 19-20, 2012 Workshop for Run 13 RHIC Run 13 Run Home Page (pp) FY10-Present BNL Energy Use Plot Cryo Temperatures Latest Luminosity Plots BNL Current Energy Use (BNL Intranet only and requires password) RHIC Retreat 2012

259

Machine Overview | Argonne Leadership Computing Facility  

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

BG/Q Drivers Status Machine Overview Machine Partitions Torus Network Data Storage & File Systems Compiling & Linking Queueing & Running Jobs Data Transfer Debugging & Profiling Performance Tools & APIs Software & Libraries IBM References Intrepid/Challenger/Surveyor Tukey Eureka / Gadzooks Policies Documentation Feedback Please provide feedback to help guide us as we continue to build documentation for our new computing resource. [Feedback Form] Machine Overview Blue Gene /Q systems are composed of login nodes, I/O nodes, and compute nodes. Login Nodes Login and compile nodes are IBM Power 7-based systems running Red Hat Linux and are the user's interface to a Blue Gene/Q system. This is where users login, edit files, compile, and submit jobs. These are shared resources

260

Micro-machined thermo-conductivity detector  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A micro-machined thermal conductivity detector for a portable gas chromatograph. The detector is highly sensitive and has fast response time to enable detection of the small size gas samples in a portable gas chromatograph which are in the order of nanoliters. The high sensitivity and fast response time are achieved through micro-machined devices composed of a nickel wire, for example, on a silicon nitride window formed in a silicon member and about a millimeter square in size. In addition to operating as a thermal conductivity detector, the silicon nitride window with a micro-machined wire therein of the device can be utilized for a fast response heater for PCR applications.

Yu, Conrad (Antioch, CA)

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Multi-winding homopolar electric machine  

SciTech Connect

A multi-winding homopolar electric machine and method for converting between mechanical energy and electrical energy. The electric machine includes a shaft defining an axis of rotation, first and second magnets, a shielding portion, and a conductor. First and second magnets are coaxial with the shaft and include a charged pole surface and an oppositely charged pole surface, the charged pole surfaces facing one another to form a repulsive field therebetween. The shield portion extends between the magnets to confine at least a portion of the repulsive field to between the first and second magnets. The conductor extends between first and second end contacts and is toroidally coiled about the first and second magnets and the shield portion to develop a voltage across the first and second end contacts in response to rotation of the electric machine about the axis of rotation.

Van Neste, Charles W

2012-10-16T23:59:59.000Z

262

Real-time rotor bar current measurements using bluetooth technology for a brushless doubly-fed machine (BDFM  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Brushless Doubly Fed Machine (BDFM) shows economic promise as a variable speed drive or generator. The optimization of the machine and model-based control strategies both rely on machine models, and the experimental verification of these models. To date, dynamic measurements of rotor quantities have not been possible. The authors present a system of measuring rotor bar currents in real time using a Rogowski coil to detect the current and recently developed Bluetooth wireless technology to transmit the data from the moving rotor to a computer. Experimental data collected from the system are included. 1.

P. C. Roberts; E. Abdi Jalebi; R. A. Mcmahon; T. J. Flack

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

263

High slot utilization systems for electric machines  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Two new High Slot Utilization (HSU) Systems for electric machines enable the use of form wound coils that have the highest fill factor and the best use of magnetic materials. The epoxy/resin/curing treatment ensures the mechanical strength of the assembly of teeth, core, and coils. In addition, the first HSU system allows the coil layers to be moved inside the slots for the assembly purpose. The second system uses the slided-in teeth instead of the plugged-in teeth. The power density of the electric machine that uses either system can reach its highest limit.

Hsu, John S (Oak Ridge, TN)

2009-06-23T23:59:59.000Z

264

Doubly fed induction machine control for wind energy conversion .  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Due to increasing concerns about CO2 emissions and the shortage of fossil fuels, renewable energy has become a major topic in economic discussions. One renewable… (more)

Massey, Jason G.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

265

Control method and system for hydraulic machines employing a ...  

STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT Financial support from the Mining Industry of the Future program of the U.S. Department of ...

266

Method and system for controlling a permanent magnet machine ...  

... generating during the fault condition a respective signal configured to maintain a field weakening current even though electrical power from an energy source is ...

267

Economic Impacts of Flow-Control Machining Technology ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... price of gasoline has dropped to levels prior to the oil shocks, and ... This legislation imposes "gas guzzler" taxes on buyers of low-mpg vehicles, and ...

1999-11-04T23:59:59.000Z

268

A process control system for cryogenic CNC elastomer machining  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The application of cryogenics in manufacturing has previously received significant attention in supporting manufacturing processes. This paper explores the continued application of cryogenic manufacturing for producing personalised products. This paper ... Keywords: CNC, Cryogenic, Elastomer

V. G. Dhokia; S. T. Newman; P. Crabtree; M. P. Ansell

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

269

Modeling and control of a hot micro-embossing machine  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

As the market for polymer micro- and nano-devices expands there is an ever-present need for a manufacturing standard to mass produce these parts. A number of techniques for fabricating these devices are soft lithography, ...

Shoji, Grant T. (Grant Tatsuo)

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

270

Study on the Risk Prediction of Real Estate Investment Whole Process Based on Support Vector Machine  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

With the rapid development of real estate, the risk of investment is also increasing rapidly. So the risk of predicting and controlling the real estate investment has become the key to the success or failure of the project. In this paper, a support vector ... Keywords: Support Vector Machine, Fully Mechanized Mining Face, Prediction

Wanqing Li; Yong Zhao; Wenqing Meng; Shipeng Xu

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

271

Least-Squares Support Vector Machine Approach to Viral Replication Origin Prediction  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Replication of their DNA genomes is a central step in the reproduction of many viruses. Procedures to find replication origins, which are initiation sites of the DNA replication process, are therefore of great importance for controlling the growth and ... Keywords: caudoviruses, feature selection, herpesviruses, least-squares support vector machines, replication origins

Raul Cruz-Cano; David S. H. Chew; Kwok-Pui Choi; Ming-Ying Leung

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

272

Predicting Future Hourly Residential Electrical Consumption: A Machine Learning Case Study  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

(e.g., HVAC) for a specific building, optimizing control systems and strategies for a buildingPredicting Future Hourly Residential Electrical Consumption: A Machine Learning Case Study Richard building energy modeling suffers from several factors, in- cluding the large number of inputs required

Tennessee, University of

273

Tool for Performing Periodic Inspection of Energy Control ...  

... specific requirements to test a machine and verify the effectiveness of energy control measures. The lockout devices used conform to requirements ...

274

Constraint-based navigation for safe, shared control of ground vehicles  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Human error in machine operation is common and costly. This thesis introduces, develops, and experimentally demonstrates a new paradigm for shared-adaptive control of human-machine systems that mitigates the effects of ...

Anderson, Sterling J., Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

275

CSP Theorems for Communicating B Machines  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

CSP Theorems for Communicating B Machines Steve Schneider and Helen Treharne Technical Report CSD #12;#12;Introduction 1 Abstract. Recent work on combining CSP and B has provided ways of describing sys- tems comprised of components described in both B (to express requirements on state) and CSP (to

Doran, Simon J.

276

Data management for the world's largest machine  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The world's largest machine, the Large Hadron Collider, will have four detectors whose output is expected to answer fundamental questions about the universe. The ATLAS detector is expected to produce 3.2 PB of data per year which will be distributed ...

Sigve Haug; Farid Ould-Saada; Katarina Pajchel; Alexander L. Read

2006-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

277

Rankine cycle machines for solar cooling  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A vigorous effort to develop and demonstrate practical uses of solar energy to heat and cool buildings, to process agricultural products, and to provide thermal and electrical energy for industry has been initiated. One significant part of this effort is the research, development, and demonstration of Rankine cycle machines using fluids heated by solar energy. Recent developments in three such devices are discussed briefly.

Weathers, H.M.

1978-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

278

MACHINE SHOP SAFETY POLICY THE WYSS INSTITUTE  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Health 210 Lincoln Street 617-432-1370 617-355-7580 617-632-0710 617-632-3016 617-353-6630 617 Research Building (NRB) Security: For lockouts and escorts 617-432-6119 Harvard Custodial Services 617 in the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering (Wyss Institute) light machine shops in the Center

Church, George M.

279

Gas quantitative analysis with support vector machine  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Gas sensor array is an important part of electronic nose. The gas analysis performance of electronic nose is affected badly by the cross sensitivity of gas sensor array. In order to solve the problem of the cross sensitivity, in this work a new method ... Keywords: electronic nose, gas mixture, quantitative analysis, support vector machine

Liang Xie; Xiaodong Wang

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

280

Performance implications of virtualizing multicore cluster machines  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

High performance computers are typified by cluster machines constructed from multicore nodes and using high performance interconnects like Infiniband. Virtualizing such 'capacity computing' platforms implies the shared use of not only the nodes and node ... Keywords: Infiniband, high-performance computing, virtualization

Adit Ranadive; Mukil Kesavan; Ada Gavrilovska; Karsten Schwan

2008-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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281

HEART SMART NUTRITION Be a Lean Machine  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Lesson 6 HEART SMART NUTRITION Be a Lean Machine This Heart Smart Nutrition series can help you Heart, Lung and Blood Institute). Physical activity increases your metabolic rate, which helps to burn more calories. Plus it helps the heart and lungs function to full capacity. Exercise also helps raise

282

Preprocessing unbalanced data using support vector machine  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper deals with the application of support vector machine (SVM) to deal with the class imbalance problem. The objective of this paper is to examine the feasibility and efficiency of SVM as a preprocessor. Our study analyzes different classification ... Keywords: COIL data, Hybrid method, Preprocessor, SVM, Unbalanced data

M. A. H. Farquad; Indranil Bose

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

283

New Accessory for Cleaning the Inside of the Machine Tool Cavity  

SciTech Connect

The best way to extend the life of a metalworking fluid (MWF) is to make sure the machine tool and MWF delivery system are properly cleaned at least once per year. The dilemma the MWF manager is faced with is: How does one clean the machine tool and the MWF system on a large machine tool with an enclosure in a timely manner without impacting production schedules? Remember the walls and roof of the machine enclosure are coated with a film of dried contaminated MWF that must also be removed. If not removed, the deposits on these surfaces can recontaminate the fresh charge of MWF. I have found a product that with this revised procedure helps to shorten the machine tool down time involved with machine cleaning. (1) Discuss with your MWF supplier if they have a machine cleaning product that can be used with your current water based MWF during normal machining operations. Most MWF manufacturers have a machine cleaner that can be used at a lower concentration (1-2% vs. 5%) and can be used while still making production parts for a short period of time (usually 24-48 hours). (2) Make sure this machine cleaner is compatible with the work-piece material you are machining into product. Most cleaners are compatible with ferrous alloys. Because of the increased alkalinity of the fluid you might experience staining if you are machining copper or aluminum alloys. (3) Remove the chips from the chips pans and fluid channels. (4) During off shift hours circulate the MWF using a new product marketed by Rego-Fix called a 'Hydroball'. This device has a 5/8 inch diameter straight shank which allows it to be installed in any collet or solid quick change tool holder. It has multiple nozzles so that the user can control the spray pattern generated when the MWF is circulated. It allows the user to utilize the high pressure, through spindle MWF delivery capability of your machine tool for cleaning purposes. The high pressure MWF system can now be effectively used for cleaning purposes. This will also work with standard pressure system but you must reduce the number of nozzles utilized. By combining the movement of the machine axis around the operating envelope and the MWF circulation you can do a reasonably effective job of washing the inside of the machine tool operating cavity. Way covers will be moved and surfaces exposed because of axis movement. Spray direction will change to better wash fixtures and machine tool components. Deposits will start to breakdown and be washed into the machine tool sump. Since the cycle will run four or more hours it can be done with a weaker cleaning solution. The distributor states that the unit can be rotated up to 50 RPM. When running it has the same effect as the washing rotor inside of your home dishwasher. Inside the cavity on a machining center there is a lot of splash. During normal operations, MWF deposits buildup on the walls and roof of the enclosures. If these deposits (containing bacteria, mold and other contaminants) are not removed they will inoculate the fresh charge of MWF when they are resaturated. When you clean the inside of machine tool cavity, time is spent removing these deposits on the walls and roof of the enclosure. Getting to these surfaces is very difficult usually requiring that a member of the cleaning crew get inside the machine tool to reach them. The Hydro ball is effective in distributing the cleaning solution on all surfaces of the enclosure under high pressure. The only negative we have found is you get to find all the gaps and leaks in your machine tool enclosure. By running the hydro ball with the machine cleaner enriched MWF during off shift (4-8 hours) you can effectively remove these deposits and buildups on the internal surfaces of the cavity of the machine tool and wash them down into the sump. You also clean the internal components of the MWF system without interrupting normal scheduled work. (5) Pump out the spent MWF. You will have found that most of the deposits have been washed from the internal surfaces of the enclosure. For extremely dirty machines you might have to

Lazarus, Lloyd

2009-04-21T23:59:59.000Z

284

Multilevel-Dc-Bus Inverter For Providing Sinusoidal And Pwm Electrical Machine Voltages  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A circuit for controlling an ac machine comprises a full bridge network of commutation switches which are connected to supply current for a corresponding voltage phase to the stator windings, a plurality of diodes, each in parallel connection to a respective one of the commutation switches, a plurality of dc source connections providing a multi-level dc bus for the full bridge network of commutation switches to produce sinusoidal voltages or PWM signals, and a controller connected for control of said dc source connections and said full bridge network of commutation switches to output substantially sinusoidal voltages to the stator windings. With the invention, the number of semiconductor switches is reduced to m+3 for a multi-level dc bus having m levels. A method of machine control is also disclosed.

Su, Gui-Jia (Knoxville, TN)

2005-11-29T23:59:59.000Z

285

Design of a desktop milling machine for fabrication in an introductory machine shop class  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The purpose of this research is to design, fabricate and test the electromechanical subsystem of a CNC milling machine kit. Unlike all other CNC kits on the market, the purpose of this kit is to teach students the principles ...

Lorenc, Dan (Daniel P.)

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

286

Tolerating latency in replicated state machines through client speculation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Replicated state machines are an important and widely-studied methodology for tolerating a wide range of faults. Unfortunately, while replicas should be distributed geographically for maximum fault tolerance, current replicated state machine protocols ...

Benjamin Wester; James Cowling; Edmund B. Nightingale; Peter M. Chen; Jason Flinn; Barbara Liskov

2009-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

287

Forecasting electricity demand by hybrid machine learning model  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper proposes a hybrid machine learning model for electricity demand forecasting, based on Bayesian Clustering by Dynamics (BCD) and Support Vector Machine (SVM). In the proposed model, a BCD classifier is firstly applied to cluster the input data ...

Shu Fan; Chengxiong Mao; Jiadong Zhang; Luonan Chen

2006-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

288

Proceedings of the 25th international conference on Machine learning  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This volume contains the papers accepted to the 25th International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML 2008). ICML is the annual conference of the International Machine Learning Society (IMLS), and provides a venue for the presentation and discussion ...

William Cohen; Andrew McCallum; Sam Roweis

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

289

The RWTH Aachen machine translation system for WMT 2012  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper describes the statistical machine translation (SMT) systems developed at RWTH Aachen University for the translation task of the NAACL 2012 Seventh Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation (WMT 2012). We participated in the evaluation ...

Matthias Huck; Stephan Peitz; Markus Freitag; Malte Nuhn; Hermann Ney

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

290

Machine Learning Forensics for Law Enforcement, Security, and Intelligence  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Increasingly, crimes and fraud are digital in nature, occurring at breakneck speed and encompassing large volumes of data. To combat this unlawful activity, knowledge about the use of machine learning technology and software is critical. Machine Learning ...

Jesus Mena

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

291

A Bahadur Representation of the Linear Support Vector Machine  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The support vector machine has been successful in a variety of applications. Also on the theoretical front, statistical properties of the support vector machine have been studied quite extensively with a particular attention to its Bayes risk consistency ...

Ja-Yong Koo; Yoonkyung Lee; Yuwon Kim; Changyi Park

2008-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

292

Magnesium: Digital Resource Center - ARTICLE: Safe Machining of ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Sep 7, 2007... Other ==== Miscellaneous Digital Resources in Magnesium. Spacer ... Topic Title: ARTICLE: Safe Machining of Magnesium Parts by Cutting ...

293

NIST Open Machine Translation (OpenMT) Evaluation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

DARPA TIDES Machine Translation 2004 Evaluation (MT04). Current and Recent DARPA TIDES MT Activities. MT04 takes ...

294

Improving energy efficiency of buffer cache in virtual machines  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Main memory contributes a large fraction of energy consumption in powerful servers running virtualization software to support concurrent virtual machines (VMs). Furthermore, data-intensive applications executing inside virtual machines increase the demand ... Keywords: Buffer Cache,Virtual Machine,Energy Management

Lei Ye; Chris Gniady

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

295

A Reordering Model for Phrase-Based Machine Translation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper presents a new method for reordering in phrase based statistical machine translation (PBSMT). Our method is based on previous chunk-level reordering methods for PBSMT. Our method is a global reordering. First, we parse the source language ... Keywords: Machine Translation, Natural Language Processing, Phrase-based Statistical Machine Translation

Vinh Nguyen; Thai Phuong Nguyen; Akira Shimazu; Minh Nguyen

2008-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

296

Argument based machine learning in a medical domain  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Argument Based Machine Learning (ABML) is a new approach to machine learning in which the learning examples can be accompanied by arguments. The arguments for specific examples are a special form of expert's knowledge which the expert uses to substantiate ... Keywords: Argument Based Machine Learning, Bacterial Infections, Geriatric Population, Rule Learning

Jure Žabkar; Martin Možina; Jerneja Vide?nik; Ivan Bratko

2006-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

297

Interacting meaningfully with machine learning systems: Three experiments  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Although machine learning is becoming commonly used in today's software, there has been little research into how end users might interact with machine learning systems, beyond communicating simple ''right/wrong'' judgments. If the users themselves could ... Keywords: Explanations, Intelligent user interfaces, Machine learning, Rich feedback

Simone Stumpf; Vidya Rajaram; Lida Li; Weng-Keen Wong; Margaret Burnett; Thomas Dietterich; Erin Sullivan; Jonathan Herlocker

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

298

Scheduling a capacitated batch-processing machine to minimize makespan  

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This paper aims at improving the utilization of a single batch-processing machine. The batch-processing machine can process a batch of jobs, as long as the number of jobs and the total size of all the jobs in a batch do not violate the machine's capacity. ... Keywords: Batch processing, Mathematical modeling, Scheduling, Simulated annealing

Purushothaman Damodaran; Krishnaswami Srihari; Sarah S. Lam

2007-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

299

Virtual Data System on distributed virtual machines in computational grids  

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This paper presents the work of building a Grid workflow system on distributed virtual machines. A Grid Virtualisation Engine (GVE) is implemented to manage virtual machines as computing resources for Grid applications. The Virtual Data System ... Keywords: compact muon solenoid, distributed virtual machines, grid computing, grid workflow, high energy physics applications, virtual data systems

Lizhe Wang; Gregor Von Laszewski; Jie Tao; Marcel Kunze

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

300

Super-tasks, accelerating Turing machines and uncomputability  

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Accelerating Turing machines are devices with the same computational structure as Turing machines (TM), but able to perform super-tasks. We ask whether performing super-tasks alone produces more computational power; for example, whether accelerating ... Keywords: Thomson's paradox, accelerating Turing machines, halting problem, super-task

Oron Shagrir

2004-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Estimation of synchronous machine parameters by standstill tests  

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In this paper we present the results of a time-domain identification procedure to estimate the linear parameters of a salient-pole synchronous machine at standstill. A new approach is proposed for the estimation of synchronous machine coupled to DC-chopper ... Keywords: Parameter estimation, Standstill tests, Synchronous machine

M. Hasni; O. Touhami; R. Ibtiouen; M. Fadel; S. Caux

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

302

Long Term Climate Simulations Using an Adaptable Virtual Machine.  

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the DOE NERSC, a re­ mote machine could be added to the virtual machine until the NERSC account test bed. Another is to include the NERSC machines at LBL, the Cray C90 and the Cray T3E connections, particularly into NERSC, would be important for the success of this project. The latency

303

Constructive hidden nodes selection of extreme learning machine for regression  

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In this paper, we attempt to address the architectural design of ELM regressor by applying a constructive method on the basis of ELM algorithm. After the nonlinearities of ELM network are fixed by randomly generating the parameters, the network will ... Keywords: Constructive method, Error-minimized extreme learning machine, Extreme learning machine, Incremental extreme learning machine

Yuan Lan; Yeng Chai Soh; Guang-Bin Huang

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

304

A real-time virtual machine implementation for small microcontrollers  

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A way to host a full general purpose virtual machine (VM) interpreter on a very small microcontroller platform is described. This machine provides a comprehensive set of general and enhanced functionality efficiently by abstracting the VM instruction ... Keywords: Microcontrollers, Real-time systems, Virtual machine

W. Roger Davis; Phillip A. Laplante; Bo I. Sandén

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

305

Mechanical design of a desktop milling machine for fabrication in an introductory machining class by Johannes Schneider.  

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The purpose of this research is the mechanical design of a miniature desktop milling machine for use as an alternative class project in MIT's introductory machining course 2.670. This research is important, because a ...

Schneider, Johannes (Johannes A.)

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

306

R&D ERL: Machine Protection System  

SciTech Connect

The Machine Protection System (MPS) is a device-safety system that is designed to prevent damage to hardware by generating interlocks, based upon the state of input signals generated by selected sub-system. It exists to protect key machinery such as the 50 kW and 1 MW RF Systems. When a fault state occurs, the MPS is capable of responding with an interlock signal within several microseconds. The Machine Protection System inputs are designed to be fail-safe. In addition, all fault conditions are latched and time-stamped. The ERL MPS is based on a National Instruments hardware platform, and is programmed by utilizing National Instruments development environment for a visual programming language.

Altinbas, Z.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

307

Dovetail spoke internal permanent magnet machine  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An internal permanent magnet (IPM) machine is provided. The IPM machine includes a stator assembly and a stator core. The stator core also includes multiple stator teeth. The stator assembly is further configured with stator windings to generate a stator magnetic field when excited with alternating currents and extends along a longitudinal axis with an inner surface defining a cavity. The IPM machine also includes a rotor assembly and a rotor core. The rotor core is disposed inside the cavity and configured to rotate about the longitudinal axis. The rotor assembly further includes a shaft. The shaft further includes multiple protrusions alternately arranged relative to multiple bottom structures provided on the shaft. The rotor assembly also includes multiple stacks of laminations disposed on the protrusions and dovetailed circumferentially around the shaft. The rotor assembly further includes multiple pair of permanent magnets for generating a magnetic field, which magnetic field interacts with the stator magnetic field to produce a torque. The multiple pair of permanent magnets are disposed between the stacks. The rotor assembly also includes multiple middle wedges mounted between each pair of the multiple permanent magnets.

Alexander, James Pellegrino (Ballston Lake, NY); EL-Refaie, Ayman Mohamed Fawzi (Niskayuna, NY); Lokhandwalla, Murtuza (Clifton Park, NY); Shah, Manoj Ramprasad (Latham, NY); VanDam, Jeremy Daniel (West Coxsackie, NY)

2011-08-23T23:59:59.000Z

308

DOE - Office of Legacy Management -- American Machine and Foundry Co -  

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Buffalo - NY 63 Buffalo - NY 63 FUSRAP Considered Sites Site: American Machine and Foundry Co - Buffalo (NY.63 ) Eliminated from further consideration under FUSRAP Designated Name: Not Designated Alternate Name: AMF NY.63-1 Location: Buffalo , New York NY.63-1 Evaluation Year: 1990 NY.63-1 Site Operations: Design engineering for the development of electrical and mechanical controls. NY.63-1 Site Disposition: Eliminated - Potential for radioactive contamination considered remote. Radioactive material, if any was used at the site, would have been limited to test quantities. NY.63-2 Radioactive Materials Handled: None Indicated - test quantities, if any NY.63-1 Primary Radioactive Materials Handled: None Indicated, But Could Have Included Test Quantities of Finished Uranium Metal NY.63-1

309

MRC Psycholinguistic Database: Machine Usable Dictionary, Version 2.00.  

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The MRC machine usable dictionary contains 150837 words with up to 26 linguistic and psycholinguistic attributes for each. The attributes are from sources that are publicly available, but difficult to obtain and structure into a single dictionary. Three utility programs are described which permit the selection of words defined by a set of specified attribute values, and the attribute values for a set of specified words. These programs permit the construction of word sets for psycholinguistic experiments which control for the attributes specified in the dictionary. The dictionary may also be of use to researchers in artificial intelligence and computer science who require psychological and linguistic descriptions of words. - 2 - Those wishing to construct word sets as stimuli for psycholinguistic experiments must take into account a large number of characteristics of the words (see Cutler, 1981; Whaley, 1978). The Medical Research Council (MRC) Psycholinguistic Database version 1, was...

Michael Wilson; Michael Wilson; Oxon Ox Qx; Philip Quinlan

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

310

El Ma Electronic Machining srl | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Ma Electronic Machining srl Ma Electronic Machining srl Jump to: navigation, search Name El.Ma. Electronic Machining srl Place Riva del Garda (TN), Italy Zip 38066 Sector Hydro, Hydrogen, Solar, Wind energy Product String representation "Italy-based, in ... solar sectors." is too long. References El.Ma. Electronic Machining srl[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. El.Ma. Electronic Machining srl is a company located in Riva del Garda (TN), Italy . References ↑ "El.Ma. Electronic Machining srl" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=El_Ma_Electronic_Machining_srl&oldid=344591" Categories: Clean Energy Organizations Companies Organizations

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Photo of the Week: The Z Machine | Department of Energy  

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

The Z Machine The Z Machine Photo of the Week: The Z Machine September 21, 2012 - 11:08am Addthis The Z machine, the largest X-ray generator in the world, is located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. As part of the Pulsed Power Program, which started at Sandia National Laboratories in the 1960s, the Z machine concentrates electrical energy and turns it into short pulses of enormous power, which can then be used to generate X-rays and gamma rays. Click on the image for a full size version. | Photo credit: Randy Montoya/Sandia National Laboratories. The Z machine, the largest X-ray generator in the world, is located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. As part of the Pulsed Power Program, which started at Sandia National Laboratories in the 1960s, the Z machine concentrates electrical energy and turns it into short pulses of enormous power, which

312

Parameter optimization of modern machining processes using teaching-learning-based optimization algorithm  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Modern machining processes are now-a-days widely used by manufacturing industries in order to produce high quality precise and very complex products. These modern machining processes involve large number of input parameters which may affect the cost ... Keywords: Abrasive jet machining, Modern machining processes, Parameter optimization, TLBO algorithm, Ultrasonic machining, Wire electrical discharge machining

R. Venkata Rao; V. D. Kalyankar

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

313

Laboratory Directed Research and Development Final Report Intelligent Tools for On-Machine Acceptance of Precision Machined Components  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

On-Machine Acceptance (OMA) is an agile manufacturing concept being developed for machine tools at SNL. The concept behind OMA is the integration of product design, fabrication, and qualification processes by using the machining center as a fabrication and inspection tool. This report documents the final results of a Laboratory Directed Research and Development effort to qualify OMA. Intelligent Tools for On-Machine Acceptance of Precision Machined Components 2 Acknowledgments Thanks to Don Sheaffer, Department 8120, Mark Powell, Department 9611, and Marcey Abate, Department 12323, for their contributions to this final report. Thanks to Tony Bryce, and Dennis Clingan, Department 1484, Phil Skogmo, Department 2645, and Charles Steinhaus, Department 8240, for their assistance in writing this report. Intelligent Tools for On-Machine Acceptance of Precision Machined Components 3 Contents 1.0 Introduction .................................................................................

Naomi Christensen Precision; Naomi G. Christensen; Lane D. Harwell; Andrew Hazelton

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

314

Machine augmented composite materials for damping purposes  

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In this study the energy dissipation performance of machine augmented composite (MAC) materials is investigated. MAC materials are formed by inserting simple machines into a matrix material. In this work the machines take the form of fluid filled tubes, and the tube cross-sectional geometry induces fluid flow when it is deformed in its plane. This flow dissipates mechanical energy, and thus provides the composite material with attractive damping properties. The objective of this study is to gain insight into the geometry, the material property combinations, and the boundary conditions that are effective in producing high damping MAC materials. Particular attention is given to tube geometry and to dimensionless parameters that govern the energy dissipation efficiency of a MAC lamina. An important dimensionless parameter is the ratio of solid elastic moduli to the product of the driving frequency and the fluid dynamic viscosity. This is a measure of the ratio of elastic forces in the solid material to the viscous forces in the fluid material that makes up a MAC lamina. Governing equations and simulation methods are discussed. Simplified equations are derived to predict the pressure generated when a tube/matrix cell is squeezed with zero pressure end conditions. Transient, three dimensional finite element models are also used to predict the performance of the damping MAC materials with zero pressure at the ends of the tubes. For the geometry and material properties considered, the highest energy dissipation efficiency predicted by these models is approximately 0.8 out of a maximum of 1.0.

McCutcheon, David Matthew

2004-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

315

Ccg supertags in factored statistical machine translation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Combinatorial Categorial Grammar (CCG) supertags present phrase-based machine translation with an opportunity to access rich syntactic information at a word level. The challenge is incorporating this information into the translation process. Factored translation models allow the inclusion of supertags as a factor in the source or target language. We show that this results in an improvement in the quality of translation and that the value of syntactic supertags in flat structured phrase-based models is largely due to better local reorderings. 1

Alexandra Birch; Miles Osborne

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

316

Energy Cost Calculator for Commercial Ice Machines | Department of Energy  

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

Ice Machines Ice Machines Energy Cost Calculator for Commercial Ice Machines October 8, 2013 - 2:25pm Addthis Vary capacity size, energy cost, hours of operation, and /or efficiency level. INPUT SECTION Input the following data (if any parameter is missing, calculator will set to default value). Defaults Type of Ice Cube Machine Ice Making Head Self-Contained Remote Condensing Unit Ice Making Head Type of Condenser Air Cooled Water Cooled Air Cooled Ice Harvest Rate (lbs. ice per 24 hrs.) lbs. per 24 hrs. 500 lbs. per 24 hrs. Energy Consumption (per 100 lbs. of ice) kWh 5.5 kWh Quantity of ice machines to be purchased 1 Energy Cost $/kWh 0.06 $/kWh Annual Hours of Operation hrs. 3000 hrs. Calculate Reset OUTPUT SECTION Performance per Ice Cube Machine Your

317

International Journal of Machine Tools & Manufacture 47 (2007) 22732281 Near dry electrical discharge machining  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

discharge machining C.C. Kao, Jia Tao, Albert J. ShihÃ? Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann. The dielectric strength, defined as the maximum electric field strength that the dielectric fluid can withstand and kerosene-based oil are two commonly used dielectric fluids in conventional wet EDM. Dry EDM uses gas

Shih, Albert J.

318

An Accelerator Control Middle Layer Using MATLAB  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

for machine control at the ALS in the early 1990’s, shortlychanged over the years but the ALS presently uses EPICS withIn a collaborative effort between ALS and SSRL, many of the

Portmann, Gregory J.; Corbett, Jeff; Terebilo, Andrei

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

319

Edge diagnostics for tandem mirror machines  

SciTech Connect

The edge plasma in a tandem mirror machine shields the plasma core from cold neutral gas and impurities. A variety of diagnostics are used to measure the fueling, shielding, and confinement of the edge plasma in both the end plug and central cell regions. Fast ion gauges and residual gas analyzers measure the gas pressure and composition outside of the plasma. An array of Langmuir probes is used to measure the electron density and temperature. Extreme ultraviolet (euv) and visible spectroscopy are used to measure both the impurity and deuterium densities and to estimate the shielding factor for the core plasma. The linear geometry of a tandem mirror also allows direct measurements of the edge plasma by sampling the ions and electrons lost but the ends of the machine. Representative data obtained by these diagnostics during operation of the Tandem Mirror Experiment (TMX) and Tandem Mirror Experiment-Upgrade (TMX-U) experiments are presented. Diagnostics that are currently being developed to diagnose the edge plasma are also discussed.

Allen, S.L.

1984-09-14T23:59:59.000Z

320

Evaluation of machining dispersions for turning process  

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In this article we propose to extend the model of simulation of dispersions in turning based on the geometrical specifications. Our study is articulated around two trends of development: the first trend relates to the geometrical model. The geometrical model suggested must allow a follow-up of the geometry of the part during the simulation of machining. It is thus a question of carrying out a systematic treatment of the whole dimensioning and tolerancing process while being based on the principles of the \\DeltaL method. We also planned to integrate this type of specification in the model of simulation of machining suggested. It is more generally a question of extending the traditional model for better taking into account the multi axis specification of coaxiality and perpendicularity on the turned workpieces. The second trend of our study relates to the widening of the field of application of the model. We propose to extend the field of application of the model by taking into account the modifications of several parameters of the manufacturing process plans, likely to involve variations of dispersions.

Arnaud Lefebvre; Valery Wolff

2008-03-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Industrial Compressor Anti-Surge Computer Control  

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Abstract—The paper presents a compressor anti-surge control system, that results in maximizing compressor throughput with pressure standard deviation reduction, increased safety margin between design point and surge limit line and avoiding possible machine surge. Alternative control strategies are presented. Keywords—Anti-surge, control, compressor, PID control, safety, fault tolerance, start-up, ESD.

Ventzas D; Petropoulos G

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

322

Multi-winding Homopolar Electric Machine Offers Variable Voltage ...  

Wind Energy Industrial Technologies Multi-winding Homopolar Electric Machine Offers Variable Voltage at Low Rotational Speed Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Contact ...

323

Combined Electric Machine and Current Source Inverter Drive System ...  

Wind power generators ; Industrial power generators; More Information John S. Hsu. Combined Electric Machine and Current Source Invertor Drive System, U.S ...

324

Electrical machines and assemblies including a yokeless stator ...  

Wind Energy; Partners (27) Visual Patent Search; Success Stories; News; Events; Electrical machines and assemblies including a yokeless stator with modular lamination ...

325

Parallel machine scheduling with nested job assignment restrictions  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We derive a polynomial time approximation scheme for a special case of makespan minimization on unrelated machines. Keywords: Approximation algorithms, Restricted assignment, Scheduling

Gabriella Muratore; Ulrich M. Schwarz; Gerhard J. Woeginger

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

326

KCP relocates 18-ton machine | National Nuclear Security Administratio...  

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relocates 18-ton machine | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response...

327

A Column Generation Approach for Support Vector Machines  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Mar 23, 2006 ... For instance, taking the Wisconsin Breast Cancer Database from the UCI Machine ..... European Journal of Operational Research. In press.

328

Sandia gives Japanese elected official a tour of Z machine |...  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

gives Japanese elected official a tour of Z machine | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy...

329

DOE - Office of Legacy Management -- Cincinnati Milling and Machining...  

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& Machining Co. (OH.25 ) Eliminated from consideration under FUSRAP - Referred to NRC Designated Name: Not Designated Alternate Name: None Location: Cincinnati , Ohio...

330

Livermore installs big data machine | National Nuclear Security...  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

installs big data machine | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response...

331

John Hsu, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Flux Coupling Machines...  

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

John Hsu, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Flux Coupling Machines and Switched Reluctance Motors to Replace Permanent Magnets in Electric Vehicles John Hsu, Oak Ridge National...

332

Hybrid-secondary uncluttered permanent magnet machine and ...  

An electric machine (40) has a stator (43), a permanent magnet rotor (38) with permanent magnets (39) and a magnetic coupling uncluttered rotor (46) for inducing a ...

333

Hybrid MPI/OpenMP parallel support vector machine training  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Jan 12, 2009 ... A parallel implementation of Support Vector Machine training has been developed, using a combination of MPI and OpenMP. Using an interior ...

334

Exploiting separability in large-scale Support Vector Machine training  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Aug 8, 2007 ... Abstract: Linear support vector machine training can be represented as a large quadratic program. We present an efficient and numerically ...

335

Optimisation of machining processes design for Stellite 6, a wear resistant and difficult-to-machine material.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??"The research work in this thesis involves a series of physical experiments and theoretical investigations for machining of Stellite 6 using PCBN (Polycrystalline Cubic Boron… (more)

Hasan, Md Shahanur.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

336

Melt index prediction using optimized least squares support vector machines based on hybrid particle swarm optimization algorithm  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Melt index (MI) is considered as one of the most important variables of the quality, which determines the product specifications. Thus, a reliable estimation of MI is crucial in the quality control of the practical processes in the propylene polymerization ... Keywords: Ant colony optimization, Immune clone particle swarm optimization, Industrial polypropylene manufacture, Least squares support vector machines, Melt index prediction

Huaqin Jiang, Zhengbing Yan, Xinggao Liu

2013-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

337

Current status of DIII-D real-time digital plasma control  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper describes the current status of real-time digital plasma control for the DIII-D tokamak. The digital plasma control system (PCS) has been in place at DIII-D since the early 1990s and continues to expand and improve in its capabilities to monitor and control plasma parameters for DIII-D fusion science experiments. The PCs monitors over 200 tokamak parameters from the DIII-D experiment using a real-time data acquisition system that acquires a new set of samples once every 60 {micro}s. This information is then used in a number of feedback control algorithms to compute and control a variety of parameters including those affecting plasma shape and position. A number of system related improvements has improved the usability and flexibility of the DIII-D PCS. These include more graphical user interfaces to assist in entering and viewing the large and ever growing number of parameters controlled by the PCS, increased interaction and accessibility from other DIII-D applications, and upgrades to the computer hardware and vended software. Future plans for the system include possible upgrades of the real-time computers, further links to other DIII-D diagnostic measurements such as real-time Thomson scattering analysis, and joint collaborations with other tokamak experiments including the NSTX at Princeton.

Penaflor, B.G.; Piglowski, D.A.; Ferron, J.R.; Walker, M.L.

1999-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

338

Technology: Machine and its interpretation in architecture  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The objective of this study is to develop a comprehensive theory for the relationship between architecture and technology and to examine the interpretation of technology when it is applied to architecture. In architecture, 'art and craft' and 'doing and saying (presentation)' are closely interwoven. It is sensitive to the external environment in nature, and its boundary has been actively changed. The nineteenth century brought the sudden alteration of culture with the collaboration between science and its applied means or knowledge - "technology". Subsequently, in the twentieth century, the new culture has transformed our normal life style and we can perceive the development of civilization sensuously. The machine as a product of industrial civilization and the symbol of technology has generated new meanings and tradition in tune with this historical trend. Therefore, this study will center on the concept 'technology', which is one of the conspicuous factors in the formation of modern architecture, and it will investigate the relationship between technology and architecture.

Kim, Ju Hong

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

339

Design studies of mirror machine reactors  

SciTech Connect

An overview is presented of a mirror fusion reactor design study. The general methodology used in the study is discussed, the reactor is described, and some design alternatives to the present approach are enumerated. The system chosen for this design study is a mirror machine with direct conversion using D- T fuel. The nominal power output is 200 MW. The coil geometry is the Yin Yang, minimum B with a vacuum mirror ratio of 3. The coil is of particular utility because of its simple conductor shapes and because the two separate conductors, by proper B-field biasing, allow the charged particles to escape preferentially through one mirror only and through a relatively small window'' of that mirror. This is necessary for direct converter economy. (auth)

Werner, R.W.; Carlson, G.A.; Hovingh, J.; Lee, J.D.; Peterson, M.A.

1973-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

340

Applying Alpha-Channeling to Mirror Machines  

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The ?-channeling effect entails the use of radio-frequency waves to expel and cool high-energetic ?- particles born in a fusion reactor; the device reactivity can then be increased even further by redirecting the extracted energy to fuel ions. Originally proposed for tokamaks, this technique has also been shown to benefi t open-ended fusion devices. Here, the fundamental theory and practical aspects of ?- channeling in mirror machines are reviewed, including the influence of magnetic field inhomogeneity and the effect of a finite wave region on the ?-channeling mechanism. For practical implementation of the ? -channeling effect in mirror geometry, suitable contained weakly-damped modes are identifi ed. In addition, the parameter space of candidate waves for implementing the ? -channeling effect can be signi cantly extended through the introduction of a suitable minority ion species that has the catalytic effect of moderating the transfer of power from the ?-channeling wave to the fuel ions.

A.I. Zhmoginov and N.J. Fisch

2012-03-16T23:59:59.000Z

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341

Energy Efficient Allocation of Virtual Machines in Cloud Data Centers  

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Rapid growth of the demand for computational power has led to the creation of large-scale data centers. They consume enormous amounts of electrical power resulting in high operational costs and carbon dioxide emissions. Moreover, modern Cloud computing ... Keywords: Energy efficiency, Cloud computing, Energy consumption, Green IT, Resource management, Virtualization, Allocation of virtual machines, Live migration of virtual machines

Anton Beloglazov; Rajkumar Buyya

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

342

Monthly streamflow forecasting based on improved support vector machine model  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

To improve the performance of the support vector machine (SVM) model in predicting monthly streamflow, an improved SVM model with adaptive insensitive factor is proposed in this paper. Meanwhile, considering the influence of noise and the disadvantages ... Keywords: Adaptive insensitive factor, Artificial neural network, Chaos and phase-space reconstruction theory, Streamflow forecast, Support vector machine, Wavelet

Jun Guo; Jianzhong Zhou; Hui Qin; Qiang Zou; Qingqing Li

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

343

Terminal models for switching overvoltage studies in electrical machines  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, terminal models for high voltage machine windings are developed. The models are useful for simulating transient overvoltages due to switching operations on industrial installations. The models are based on network synthesis of the winding ... Keywords: electrical parameters, machine winding, network synthesis, switching transients, terminal impedance

J. L. Guardado; V. Venegas; E. Melgoza

2006-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

344

Grading of construction aggregate through machine vision: Results and prospects  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Traditionally, crushed aggregate to be used in construction is graded using sieves. We describe an innovative machine vision approach to such grading. Our operational scenario is one where a camera takes images from directly overhead of a layer of aggregate ... Keywords: Construction industry, Image database, Machine vision, Supervised and unsupervised classification, Wavelet transform

Fionn Murtagh; Xiaoyu Qiao; Paul Walsh; P. A. M. Basheer; Danny Crookes; Adrian Long

2005-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

345

Synthesizing hierarchical state machines from expressive scenario descriptions  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

There are many examples in the literature of algorithms for synthesizing state machines from scenario-based models. The motivation for these is to automate the transition from scenario-based requirements to early behavioral design models. To date, however, ... Keywords: State machine synthesis, interaction overview diagrams, scenario-based requirements, software modeling

Jon Whittle; Praveen K. Jayaraman

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

346

Bounded sequence testing from deterministic finite state machines  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The W- andWp-methods are the basis for conformance testing from a deterministic finite state machine (DFSM) when the conformance relation considered is equivalence. However, many DFSM applications use only input sequences of limited length. In such cases, ... Keywords: Finite state machines, Specification-based testing, Test selection, W-method, Wp-method

Florentin Ipate

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

347

Fatigue crack growth estimation by relevance vector machine  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The investigation of damage propagation mechanisms on a selected safety-critical component or structure requires the quantification of its remaining useful life (RUL) to verify until when it can continue performing the required function. In this work, ... Keywords: Bayesian techniques, Fatigue crack growth, Prognostics, Relevance vector machine, Residual useful life, Support vector machine

Enrico Zio; Francesco Di Maio

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

348

Advanced support vector machines for 802.11 indoor location  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Due to the proliferation of ubiquitous computing services, locating a device in indoor scenarios has received special attention during recent years. A variety of algorithms are based on Wi-Fi measurements of the received signal strength and estimate ... Keywords: Autocorrelation kernel, Complex support vector machines, Fingerprinting, IEEE 802.11, Indoor location, Support vector machines

Carlos Figuera; José Luis Rojo-Álvarez; Mark Wilby; Inmaculada Mora-Jiménez; Antonio J. Caamaño

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

349

Indirect adaptive H$_{&infty;}$ output feedback control based on LS-SVM for uncertain nonlinear systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A novel framework of indirect adaptive H$_{&infty;}$ control method based on least squares support vector machines (LS-SVM) is proposed for a class of uncertain nonlinear systems with unavailable states and external disturbance. In this method, a state ... Keywords: H$_{&infty;}$ control, Least squares support vector machines, adaptive control, feedback control, nonlinear systems

Chunli Xie; Shao; Jiangtao Cao; Dandan Zhao

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

350

DOE - Office of Legacy Management -- Transcontinental Machine and Tool Co -  

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Transcontinental Machine and Tool Transcontinental Machine and Tool Co - US 06 FUSRAP Considered Sites Site: TRANSCONTINENTAL MACHINE AND TOOL CO. (US.06 ) Eliminated from further consideration under FUSRAP Designated Name: Not Designated Alternate Name: None Location: Unknown US.06-1 Evaluation Year: 1990 US.06-1 Site Operations: Metal Fabrication operations - Machined Uranium slugs in support of Savannah River program for evaluation of Uranium fabrication methods. US.06-1 Site Disposition: Eliminated - Based on similar AEC/MED machine shops' surveys with low potential for contamination - did not exceed DOE guidelines US.06-1 Radioactive Materials Handled: Yes Primary Radioactive Materials Handled: Uranium US.06-1 Radiological Survey(s): None Indicated Site Status: Eliminated from further consideration under FUSRAP

351

Milling Machine Replacement Project (4587), 5/11/2012  

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

Milling Machine Replacement Projects (4587) Milling Machine Replacement Projects (4587) Program or Field Office: Y-12 Site Office Location(s) (City/County/State): Oak Ridge, Anderson County, Tennessee Proposed Action Description: Submit by E-mail The proposed action is to replace two large milling machines with two new medium sized CNC milling machines. The new machines will be connected to the digital network communication (DNC) system. Categorical Exclusion(s) Applied: 81.31 -Installation or relocation of machinery and equipment For the complete DOE National Environmental Policy Act regulations regarding categorical exclusions, including the full text of each categorical exclusion, see Subpart D of 10 CFR Part 1021. Regulatory Requirements in 10 CFR 1021.410(b): (See full text in regulation)

352

Traction sheave elevator, hoisting unit and machine space  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Traction sheave elevator consisting of an elevator car moving along elevator guide rails, a counterweight moving along counterweight guide rails, a set of hoisting ropes (3) on which the elevator car and counterweight are suspended, and a drive machine unit (6) driving a traction sheave (7) acting on the hoisting ropes (3) and placed in the elevator shaft. The drive machine unit (6) is of a flat construction. A wall of the elevator shaft is provided with a machine space with its open side facing towards the shaft, the essential parts of the drive machine unit (6) being placed in the space. The hoisting unit (9) of the traction sheave elevator consists of a substantially discoidal drive machine unit (6) and an instrument panel (8) mounted on the frame (20) of the hoisting unit.

Hakala, Harri (Hyvinkaa, FI); Mustalahti, Jorma (Hyvinkaa, FI); Aulanko, Esko (Kerava, FI)

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

353

An introduction for machining researchers to measurement ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... thermal camera. Chilled, temperature controlled water is circulated to stabilise the temperatures of the optics. Through-the ...

2012-03-20T23:59:59.000Z

354

Development of a 2-kilowatt high-reliability wind machine. Phase I. Design and analysis. Volume II. Technical report  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A high reliability wind machine rated for 2 kW at 9 m/s has been designed to be cost-effective for remote site use. To meet or exceed environmental conditions as specified in Contract PF64410F, the resulting design defines a rugged, relatively simple wind machine. Rigorous fatigue analysis for structural components and development of redundant systems for electrical components led to an expected mean time between failures of 12.35 years. Approximately one year into the research and development program a completed design meeting contract stipulations is being submitted to the contract buyer. The design is for a horizontal axis, down-wind machine with two wooden blades spanning 5 meters diameter. Positive rotor speed control is accomplished through a centrifugally governed variable pitch stalling rotor. Design merits have been confirmed through dynamic truck testing.

Drake, W.; Clews, H.; Cordes, J.; Johnson, B.; Murphy, P.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

355

Development of a 2-kilowatt high-reliability wind machine. Phase I. Design and analysis. Volume I. Executive summary  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A high reliability wind machine rated for 2 kW at 9 m/s has been designed to be cost-effective for remote site use. To meet or exceed environmental conditions as specified in Contract PF64410F, the resulting design defines a rugged, relatively simple wind machine. Rigorous fatigue analysis for structural components and development of redundant systems for electrical components led to an expected mean time between failures of 12.35 years. Approximately one year into the research and development program, a completed design meeting contract stipulations is being submitted to the contract buyer. The design is for a horizontal axis, down-wind machine with two wooden blades spanning 5 meters diameter. Positive rotor speed control is accomplished through a centrifugally governed variable pitch, stalling rotor. Design merits have been confirmed through dynamic truck testing.

Drake, W.; Clews, H.; Cordes, J.; Johnson, B.; Murphy, P.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

356

Hybrid machine maintenance planning systems using case-based reasoning and evolution strategies  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Machine failure prediction involves the processing of massive amounts of data, expert's knowledge of various types of machines, problems of noisy data and operation variability. The chief advantages of effective machine failure prediction are that it ...

Kan Yuen Sin / James Liu

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

357

Rotor apparatus for high strength undiffused brushless electric machine  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A radial gap brushless electric machine (30) having a stator (31) and a rotor (32) and a main air gap (34) also has at least one stationary excitation coil (35a, 36a) separated from the rotor (32) by a secondary air gap (35e, 35f, 36e, 36f) so as to induce a secondary flux in the rotor (32) which controls a resultant flux in the main air gap (34). Permanent magnetic (PM) material (38) is disposed in spaces between the rotor pole portions (39) to inhibit the second flux from leaking from the pole portions (39) prior to reaching the main air gap (34). By selecting the direction of current in the stationary excitation coil (35a, 36a) both flux enhancement and flux weakening are provided for the main air gap (34). Improvements of a laminated rotor, an end pole structure, and an arrangement of the PM elements for providing an arrangement of the flux paths from the auxiliary field coil assemblies are also disclosed.

Hsu, John S [Oak Ridge, TN

2006-01-24T23:59:59.000Z

358

Interior Permanent Magnet Reluctance Machine with Brushless Field Excitation  

SciTech Connect

In a conventional permanent magnet (PM) machine, the air-gap flux produced by the PM is fixed. It is difficult to enhance the air-gap flux density due to limitations of the PM in a series-magnetic circuit. However, the air-gap flux density can be weakened by using power electronic field weakening to the limit of demagnetization of the PMs. This paper presents the test results of controlling the PM air-gap flux density through the use of a stationary brushless excitation coil in a reluctance interior permanent magnet with brushless field excitation (RIPM-BFE) motor. Through the use of this technology the air-gap flux density can be either enhanced or weakened. There is no concern with demagnetizing the PMs during field weakening. The leakage flux of the excitation coil through the PMs is blocked. The prototype motor built on this principle confirms the concept of flux enhancement and weakening through the use of excitation coils.

Wiles, R.H.

2005-10-07T23:59:59.000Z

359

Energy Consumption Characterization and Reduction Strategies for Milling Machine Tool Use  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Cutting Condition on Power Consumption of Machine Tools, in:Energy Consumption Characterization and Reduction Strategiesand reducing the energy consumption of milling machine tools

Diaz, Nancy; E. Redelsheimer; Dornfeld, David

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

360

Energy Consumption Characterization and Reduction Strategies for Milling Machine Tool Use  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Energy Consumption Characterization and Reduction Strategiesand reducing the energy consumption of milling machine toolsGreen Machine Tools; Energy Consumption Reduction; Specific

Diaz, Nancy; E. Redelsheimer; Dornfeld, David

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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361

Energy Consumption Characterization and Reduction Strategies for Milling Machine Tool Use  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Part Orientation for Face Milling, in: Annals of the CIRP,2010): Environmental Analysis of Milling Machine Tool Use inand Reduction Strategies for Milling Machine Tool Use Nancy

Diaz, Nancy; E. Redelsheimer; Dornfeld, David

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

362

Environmental Analysis of Milling Machine Tool Use in Various Manufacturing Environments  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Environmental Analysis of Milling Machine Tool Use inHorvath, David Dornfeld Milling is a type of cutting processof a standard vertical milling machine tool. In this

Diaz, Nancy; Helu, Moneer; Jayanathan, Stephen; Chen, Yifen; Horvath, Arpad; Dornfeld, David

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

363

LTC vacuum blasting machine (metal): Baseline report  

SciTech Connect

The LTC coating removal technology was tested and is being evaluated at Florida International University (FIU) as a baseline technology. In conjunction with evaluation of efficiency and cost, this report covers the evaluation conducted for safety and health issues. It is a commercially available technology and has been used for various projects at locations throughout the country. The LTC coating removal system consisted of several hand tools, a Roto Peen scaler, and a needlegun. They are designed to remove coatings from steel, concrete, brick, and wood. These hand tools are used with the LTC PTC-6 vacuum system to capture dust and debris as removal of the coating takes place. The safety and health evaluation during the testing demonstration focused on two main areas of exposure: dust and noise. The dust exposure was minimal but noise exposure was significant. Further testing for each exposure is recommended because of the environment where the testing demonstration took place. It is feasible that the dust and noise levels will be higher in an enclosed operating environment of different construction. In addition, other areas of concern found were arm-hand vibration, whole-body vibration, ergonomics, heat stress, tripping hazards, electrical hazards, machine guarding, and lockout/tagout.

1997-07-31T23:59:59.000Z

364

LTC vacuum blasting machine (concrete): Baseline report  

SciTech Connect

The LTC shot blast technology was tested and is being evaluated at Florida International University (FIU) as a baseline technology. In conjunction with FIU`s evaluation of efficiency and cost, this report covers the evaluation conducted for safety and health issues. It is a commercially available technology and has been used for various projects at locations throughout the country. The LTC 1073 Vacuum Blasting Machine uses a high-capacity, direct-pressure blasting system which incorporates a continuous feed for the blast media. The blast media cleans the surface within the contained brush area of the blast. It incorporates a vacuum system which removes dust and debris from the surface as it is blasted. The safety and health evaluation during the testing demonstration focused on two main areas of exposure: dust and noise. Dust exposure during maintenance activities was minimal, but due to mechanical difficulties dust monitoring could not be conducted during operation. Noise exposure was significant. Further testing for each of these exposures is recommended because of the outdoor environment where the testing demonstration took place. This may cause the results to be inaccurate. It is feasible that the dust and noise levels will be higher in an enclosed environment. In addition, other safety and health issues found were ergonomics, heat stress, tripping hazards, electrical hazards, lockout/tagout, and arm-hand vibration.

1997-07-31T23:59:59.000Z

365

Classification of Images Using Support Vector Machines  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Support Vector Machines (SVMs) are a relatively new supervised classification technique to the land cover mapping community. They have their roots in Statistical Learning Theory and have gained prominence because they are robust, accurate and are effective even when using a small training sample. By their nature SVMs are essentially binary classifiers, however, they can be adopted to handle the multiple classification tasks common in remote sensing studies. The two approaches commonly used are the One-Against-One (1A1) and One-Against-All (1AA) techniques. In this paper, these approaches are evaluated in as far as their impact and implication for land cover mapping. The main finding from this research is that whereas the 1AA technique is more predisposed to yielding unclassified and mixed pixels, the resulting classification accuracy is not significantly different from 1A1 approach. It is the authors conclusions that ultimately the choice of technique adopted boils down to personal preference and the uniquene...

Anthony, Gidudu; Tshilidzi, Marwala

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

366

Muon Collider Machine-Detector Interface  

SciTech Connect

In order to realize the high physics potential of a Muon Collider (MC) a high luminosity of {mu}{sup +}{mu}{sup -}-collisions at the Interaction Point (IP) in the TeV range must be achieved ({approx}10{sup 34} cm{sup -2}s{sup -1}). To reach this goal, a number of demanding requirements on the collider optics and the IR hardware - arising from the short muon lifetime and from relatively large values of the transverse emittance and momentum spread in muon beams that can realistically be obtained with ionization cooling should be satisfied. These requirements are aggravated by limitations on the quadrupole gradients as well as by the necessity to protect superconducting magnets and collider detectors from muon decay products. The overall detector performance in this domain is strongly dependent on the background particle rates in various sub-detectors. The deleterious effects of the background and radiation environment produced by the beam in the ring are very important issues in the Interaction Region (IR), detector and Machine-Detector Interface (MDI) designs. This report is based on studies presented very recently.

Mokhov, Nikolai V.; /Fermilab

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

367

Water spray ventilator system for continuous mining machines  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The invention relates to a water spray ventilator system mounted on a continuous mining machine to streamline airflow and provide effective face ventilation of both respirable dust and methane in underground coal mines. This system has two side spray nozzles mounted one on each side of the mining machine and six spray nozzles disposed on a manifold mounted to the underside of the machine boom. The six spray nozzles are angularly and laterally oriented on the manifold so as to provide non-overlapping spray patterns along the length of the cutter drum.

Page, Steven J. (Pittsburgh, PA); Mal, Thomas (Pittsburgh, PA)

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

368

Flotation machine and process for removing impurities from coals  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The present invention is directed to a type of flotation machine that combines three separate operations in a single unit. The flotation machine is a hydraulic separator that is capable of reducing the pyrite and other mineral matter content of a coal. When the hydraulic separator is used with a flotation system, the pyrite and certain other minerals particles that may have been entrained by hydrodynamic forces associated with conventional flotation machines and/or by the attachment forces associated with the formation of microagglomerates are washed and separated from the coal.

Szymocha, Kazimierz (Edmonton, CA); Ignasiak, Boleslaw (Edmonton, CA); Pawlak, Wanda (Edmonton, CA); Kulik, Conrad (Newark, CA); Lebowitz, Howard E. (Mountain View, CA)

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

369

Flotation machine and process for removing impurities from coals  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The present invention is directed to a type of flotation machine that combines three separate operations in a single unit. The flotation machine is a hydraulic separator that is capable of reducing the pyrite and other mineral matter content of a coal. When the hydraulic separator is used with a flotation system, the pyrite and certain other minerals particles that may have been entrained by hydrodynamic forces associated with conventional flotation machines and/or by the attachment forces associated with the formation of microagglomerates are washed and separated from the coal.

Szymocha, Kazimierz (Edmonton, CA); Ignasiak, Boleslaw (Edmonton, CA); Pawlak, Wanda (Edmonton, CA); Kulik, Conrad (Newark, CA); Lebowitz, Howard E. (Mountain View, CA)

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

370

System and method for cooling a superconducting rotary machine  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A system for cooling a superconducting rotary machine includes a plurality of sealed siphon tubes disposed in balanced locations around a rotor adjacent to a superconducting coil. Each of the sealed siphon tubes includes a tubular body and a heat transfer medium disposed in the tubular body that undergoes a phase change during operation of the machine to extract heat from the superconducting coil. A siphon heat exchanger is thermally coupled to the siphon tubes for extracting heat from the siphon tubes during operation of the machine.

Ackermann, Robert Adolf (Schenectady, NY); Laskaris, Evangelos Trifon (Schenectady, NY); Huang, Xianrui (Clifton Park, NY); Bray, James William (Niskayuna, NY)

2011-08-09T23:59:59.000Z

371

Measuring impact of CONWIP control on production rate and inventory distribution for a flexible production system through simulation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This research investigates the production output and inventory distribution of a manufacturing system that produces multiple part types on flexible machines while incorporating CONWIP inventory controls. The production ...

Lampe, Erik Joseph

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

372

TENTH WORLD CONGRESS ON THE THEORY OF MACHINES AND MECHANISMS  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

for Intelligent Machines, 817 Sherbrooke W., Montreal, Quebec, H3A 2K6 Canada. email: johnh@cim.mcgill.ca, kourosh@cim.mcgill.ca, angeles@cim.mcgill.ca Keywords: approximate kinematic synthesis, design, structural error, function

Hayes, John

373

A case for high performance computing with virtual machines  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Virtual machine (VM) technologies are experiencing a resurgence in both industry and research communities. VMs offer many desirable features such as security, ease of management, OS customization, performance isolation, check-pointing, and migration, ...

Wei Huang; Jiuxing Liu; Bulent Abali; Dhabaleswar K. Panda

2006-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

374

Induction machine stray loss from inter-bar currents  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Stray load loss refers generally to the sources of induction machine loss not accounted for by typical calculations of primary or secondary copper loss, no load core loss, or friction and windage loss. Harmonic rotor bar ...

Englebretson, Steven Carl

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

375

Designing a unified programming model for heterogeneous machines  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

While high-efficiency machines are increasingly embracing heterogeneous architectures and massive multithreading, contemporary mainstream programming languages reflect a mental model in which processing elements are homogeneous, concurrency is limited, ...

Michael Garland; Manjunath Kudlur; Yili Zheng

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

376

Simple Memory Machine Models for GPUs Koji Nakano  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Simple Memory Machine Models for GPUs Koji Nakano Department of Information Engineering Hiroshima University Kagamiyama 1-4-1, Higashi Hiroshima, 739-8527 Japan Email: nakano@cs.hiroshima-u.ac.jp Abstract

Moreno Maza, Marc

377

Substrate denaturation and translocation by a proteolytic machine  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Many AAA+ molecular machines generate power and drive cellular processes by harnessing energy from cycles of ATP hydrolysis. ClpX is a relatively simple AAA+ ATPase that powers regulated protein degradation by binding ...

Kenniston, Jon Anders

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

378

A Machine Learning System for Recognizing Subclasses (Demo)  

SciTech Connect

Thematic information extraction from remote sensing images is a complex task. In this demonstration, we present *Miner machine learning system. In particular, we demonstrate an advanced subclass recognition algorithm that is specifically designed to extract finer classes from aggregate classes.

Vatsavai, Raju [ORNL

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

379

Applications of machine learning: matching problems to tasks and methods  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The terminology of Machine Learning and Data Mining methods does not always allow a simple match between practical problems and methods. While some problems look similar from the user's point of view, but require different methods to be solved, some ...

Maarten Van Someren; Tanja Urban?i?

2005-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

380

Enforcing performance isolation across virtual machines in xen  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Virtual machines (VMs) have recently emerged as the basis for allocating resources in enterprise settings and hosting centers. One benefit of VMs in these environments is the ability to multiplex several operating systems on hardware based on dynamically ...

Diwaker Gupta; Ludmila Cherkasova; Rob Gardner; Amin Vahdat

2006-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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381

General Orientation to the Building 433 LOM Machine Shop  

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

grinder in the LOM Machine Shop to grind non-ferrous materials (e.g., aluminum, brass, plastics, or wood). * Contact the Shop Coordinator or an APS Floor Coordinator if you...

382

Development of magnetic induction machines for micro turbo machinery  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis presents the nonlinear analysis, design, fabrication, and testing of an axial-gap magnetic induction micro machine, which is a two-phase planar motor in which the rotor is suspended above the stator via mechanical ...

KöÅŸ er, Hür, 1976-

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

383

Water-Cooled Ice Machines, Purchasing Specifications for Energy...  

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

Ice Makers. b) Measured in accordance with ARI Standard 810-2003. Does not include condenser water use. Buying Energy-Efficient Water-Cooled Ice Machines Several types of...

384

Simplified hybrid-secondary uncluttered machine and method ...  

An electric machine (40, 40') has a stator (43) and a rotor (46) and a primary air gap (48) has secondary coils (47c, 47d) separated from the rotor (46) by a ...

385

Approximation algorithms for stochastic scheduling on unrelated machines  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Motivated by problems in distributed computing, this thesis presents the first nontrivial polynomial time approximation algorithms for an important class of machine scheduling problems. We study the family of preemptive ...

Scott, Jacob (Jacob Healy)

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

386

Machine learning for host-based anomaly detection  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Anomaly detection techniques complement, signature based methods for intrusion detection. Machine learning approaches are applied to anomaly detection for automated learning and detection. Traditional host-based anomaly detectors model system call sequences ...

Gaurav Tandon / Philip K. Chan

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

387

Face occlusion detection for automated teller machine surveillance  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Real time automatic alarm systems play an essential role in security management, as evidenced by the surveillance cameras installed in nearly all automated teller machines (ATMs). Whereas manual video surveillance requires constant staff monitoring, ...

Daw-Tung Lin; Ming-Ju Liu

2006-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

388

KCP relocates 18-ton machine | National Nuclear Security Administratio...  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

8 a.m. and by lunchtime that day, it was in place at the NSC. The machine will undergo laser alignment and build test parts around mid-June. It will be ready for production again...

389

A Machine Learning Evaluation of an Artificial Immune System  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

ARTIS is an artificial immune system framework which contains several adaptive mechanisms. LISYS is a version of ARTIS specialized for the problem of network intrusion detection. The adaptive mechanisms of LISYS are characterized in terms of their machine-learning ...

Matthew Glickman; Justin Balthrop; Stephanie Forrest

2005-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

390

Machine Learning for the New York City Power Grid  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Power companies can benefit from the use of knowledge discovery methods and statistical machine learning for preventive maintenance. We introduce a general process for transforming historical electrical grid data into ...

Rudin, Cynthia

391

Automated manual transmission controller  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A powertrain system for a hybrid vehicle. The hybrid vehicle includes a heat engine, such as a diesel engine, and an electric machine, which operates as both an electric motor and an alternator, to power the vehicle. The hybrid vehicle also includes a manual-style transmission configured to operate as an automatic transmission from the perspective of the driver. The engine and the electric machine drive an input shaft which in turn drives an output shaft of the transmission. In addition to driving the transmission, the electric machine regulates the speed of the input shaft in order to synchronize the input shaft during either an upshift or downshift of the transmission by either decreasing or increasing the speed of the input shaft. When decreasing the speed of the input shaft, the electric motor functions as an alternator to produce electrical energy which may be stored by a storage device. Operation of the transmission is controlled by a transmission controller which receives input signals and generates output signals to control shift and clutch motors to effect smooth launch, upshift shifts, and downshifts of the transmission, so that the transmission functions substantially as an automatic transmission from the perspective of the driver, while internally substantially functioning as a manual transmission.

Lawrie, Robert E. (Whitmore Lake, MI); Reed, Jr., Richard G. (Royal Oak, MI); Bernier, David R. (Rochester Hills, MI)

1999-12-28T23:59:59.000Z

392

PWM Inverter control and the application thereof within electric vehicles  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An inverter (34) which provides power to an A.C. machine (28) is controlled by a circuit (36) employing PWM control strategy whereby A.C. power is supplied to the machine at a preselectable frequency and preselectable voltage. This is accomplished by the technique of waveform notching in which the shapes of the notches are varied to determine the average energy content of the overall waveform. Through this arrangement, the operational efficiency of the A.C. machine is optimized. The control circuit includes a micro-computer and memory element which receive various parametric inputs and calculate optimized machine control data signals therefrom. The control data is asynchronously loaded into the inverter through an intermediate buffer (38). In its preferred embodiment, the present invention is incorporated within an electric vehicle (10) employing a 144 VDC battery pack (32) and a three-phase induction motor (18).

Geppert, Steven (Bloomfield Hills, MI)

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

393

Integrated Mirco-Machined Hydrogen Gas Sensors  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The widespread use of hydrogen as both an industrial process gas and an energy storage medium requires fast, selective detection of hydrogen gas. This report discusses the development of a new type of solid-state hydrogen gas sensor that couples novel metal hydride thin films with a MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical System) structure known as a micro-hotplate. In this project, Micro-hotplate structures were overcoated with engineered multilayers that serve as the active hydrogen-sensing layer. The change in electrical resistance of these layers when exposed to hydrogen gas was the measured sensor output. This project focused on achieving the following objectives: (1) Demonstrating the capabilities of micro-machined H2 sensors; (2) Developing an understanding of their performance; (3) Critically evaluating the utility and viability of this technology for life safety and process monitoring applications. In order to efficiently achieve these objectives, the following four tasks were identified: (1) Sensor Design and Fabrication; (2) Short Term Response Testing; (3) Long Term Behavior Investigation; (4) Systems Development. Key findings in the project include: The demonstration of sub-second response times to hydrogen; measured sensitivity to hydrogen concentrations below 200 ppm; a dramatic improvement in the sensor fabrication process and increased understanding of the processing properties and performance relationships of the devices; the development of improved sensing multilayers; and the discovery of a novel strain based hydrogen detection mechanism. The results of this program suggest that this hydrogen sensor technology has exceptional potential to meet the stringent demands of life safety applications as hydrogen utilization and infrastructure becomes more prevalent.

Frank DiMeoJr. Ing--shin Chen

2005-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

394

Enhanced Interpretation of Electromagnetic Signature Analysis for Large Machines  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This project developed and applied frequency domain models to enhance interpretation of electromagnetic signature analysis (EMSA) for large electrical generators. The project's rationale was to provide a prediction of the native frequency response of the winding calculated from machine dimensions and design data so that the positions of the resonances would be known a priore. This procedure allowed augmentation of an EMSA spectrum at the characteristic resonant frequencies of the machine in the interpret...

2010-11-16T23:59:59.000Z

395

Machine to machine (M2M) technology in demand responsive commercial buildings  

SciTech Connect

Machine to Machine (M2M) is a term used to describe the technologies that enable computers, embedded processors, smart sensors, actuators and mobile devices to communicate with one another, take measurements and make decisions--often without human intervention. M2M technology was applied to five commercial buildings in a test. The goal was to reduce electric demand when a remote price signal rose above a predetermine price. In this system, a variable price signal was generated from a single source on the Internet and distributed using the meta-language, XML (Extensible Markup Language). Each of five commercial building sites monitored the common price signal and automatically shed site-specific electric loads when the price increased above predetermined thresholds. Other than price signal scheduling, which was set up in advance by the project researchers, the system was designed to operate without human intervention during the two-week test period. Although the buildings responded to the same price signal, the communication infrastructures used at each building were substantially different. This study provides an overview of the technologies used at each building site, the price generator/server, and each link in between. Network architecture, security, data visualization and site-specific system features are characterized. The results of the test are discussed, including: functionality at each site, measurement and verification techniques, and feedback from energy managers and building operators. Lessons learned from the test and potential implications for widespread rollout are provided.

Watson, David S.; Piette, Mary Ann; Sezgen, Osman; Motegi, Naoya; ten Hope, Laurie

2004-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

396

Connexus Energy - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Comprehensive MeasuresWhole Building, Compressed air, CustomOthers pending approval, Energy Mgmt. SystemsBuilding Controls, Heat pumps, Lighting, Motor VFDs, Motors, Vending...

397

Homopolar machine for reversible energy storage and transfer systems  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A homopolar machine designed to operate as a generator and motor in reversibly storing and transferring energy between the machine and a magnetic load coil for a thermo-nuclear reactor. The machine rotor comprises hollow thin-walled cylinders or sleeves which form the basis of the system by utilizing substantially all of the rotor mass as a conductor thus making it possible to transfer substantially all the rotor kinetic energy electrically to the load coil in a highly economical and efficient manner. The rotor is divided into multiple separate cylinders or sleeves of modular design, connected in series and arranged to rotate in opposite directions but maintain the supply of current in a single direction to the machine terminals. A stator concentrically disposed around the sleeves consists of a hollow cylinder having a number of excitation coils each located radially outward from the ends of adjacent sleeves. Current collected at an end of each sleeve by sleeve slip rings and brushes is transferred through terminals to the magnetic load coil. Thereafter, electrical energy returned from the coil then flows through the machine which causes the sleeves to motor up to the desired speed in preparation for repetition of the cycle. To eliminate drag on the rotor between current pulses, the brush rigging is designed to lift brushes from all slip rings in the machine.

Stillwagon, Roy E. (Ruffsdale, PA)

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

398

Homopolar machine for reversible energy storage and transfer systems  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A homopolar machine designed to operate as a generator and motor in reversibly storing and transferring energy between the machine and a magnetic load coil for a thermo-nuclear reactor. The machine rotor comprises hollow thin-walled cylinders or sleeves which form the basis of the system by utilizing substantially all of the rotor mass as a conductor thus making it possible to transfer substantially all the rotor kinetic energy electrically to the load coil in a highly economical and efficient manner. The rotor is divided into multiple separate cylinders or sleeves of modular design, connected in series and arranged to rotate in opposite directions but maintain the supply of current in a single direction to the machine terminals. A stator concentrically disposed around the sleeves consists of a hollow cylinder having a number of excitation coils each located radially outward from the ends of adjacent sleeves. Current collected at an end of each sleeve by sleeve slip rings and brushes is transferred through terminals to the magnetic load coil. Thereafter, electrical energy returned from the coil then flows through the machine which causes the sleeves to motor up to the desired speed in preparation for repetition of the cycle. To eliminate drag on the rotor between current pulses, the brush rigging is designed to lift brushes from all slip rings in the machine.

Stillwagon, Roy E. (South Huntington Township, Huntington County, PA)

1978-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

399

Online Load Balancing on Unrelated Machines with Startup Costs  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Motivated by applications in energy-efficient scheduling in data centers, Khuller, Li, and Saha introduced the {\\em machine activation} problem as a generalization of the classical optimization problems of set cover and load balancing on unrelated machines. In this problem, a set of $n$ jobs have to be distributed among a set of $m$ (unrelated) machines, given the processing time of each job on each machine, where each machine has a startup cost. The goal is to produce a schedule of minimum total startup cost subject to a constraint $\\bf L$ on its makespan. While Khuller {\\em et al} considered the offline version of this problem, a typical scenario in scheduling is one where jobs arrive online and have to be assigned to a machine immediately on arrival. We give an $(O(\\log (mn)\\log m), O(\\log m))$-competitive randomized online algorithm for this problem, i.e. the schedule produced by our algorithm has a makespan of $O({\\bf L} \\log m)$ with high probability, and a total expected startup cost of $O(\\log (mn)\\lo...

Azar, Yossi

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

400

Technical communication: Extending the analog input capabilities of the DS1102 DSP controller board  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The paper deals with an extention of the number of analog inputs of the DS1102 controller board which is commonly used in the area of electric machines. Manufactured with just four analog inputs, the DS1102 has been found inadequate for the implementation ... Keywords: Analog multiplexing, Analog to digital converters, Digital signal processor, Doubly-fed machine, Field oriented control

Badreddine Louhichi; Ahmed Masmoudi; Luc Loron

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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401

Precise global collision detection in multi-axis NC-machining  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We introduce a new approach to the problem of collision detection in multi-axis NC-machining. Due to the directional nature (tool axis) of multi-axis NC-machining, space subdivision techniques are adopted from ray-tracing algorithms and are extended ... Keywords: 5-Axis machining, Collision detection and verification, Lower envelopes, NC-machining, Ray tracing, Space subdivision

Oleg Ilushin; Gershon Elber; Dan Halperin; Ron Wein; Myung-Soo Kim

2005-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

402

Application of Particle Swarm Optimization technique for achieving desired milled surface roughness in minimum machining time  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Face milling is a widely used machining operation to produce various components. The finished component depends not only on the dimensional accuracy but also on the surface finish. The present method of selection of machining parameters by trial and ... Keywords: Face milling, Machining parameters, Machining time, Particle Swarm Optimization, Surface roughness

S. Bharathi Raja; N. Baskar

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

403

A comparative study for content-based dynamic spam classification using four machine learning algorithms  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The growth of email users has resulted in the dramatic increasing of the spam emails during the past few years. In this paper, four machine learning algorithms, which are Naive Bayesian (NB), neural network (NN), support vector machine (SVM) and relevance ... Keywords: Naïve Bayesian, Neural network, Relevance vector machine, Spam classification, Support vector machine

Bo Yu; Zong-ben Xu

2008-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

404

Appliances and Commercial Equipment Standards  

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Refrigerated Beverage Vending Machines Energy Conservation Standards Refrigerated Beverage Vending Machines Energy Conservation Standards Sign up for e-mail updates on regulations for this and other products The Department of Energy (DOE) is considering amending energy conservation standards for refrigerated beverage vending machines (BVMs) as required by (42 U.S.C. 6295(m)(1)). Recent Updates | Public Meeting Information | Submitting Public Comments | Milestones and Documents | Related Rulemakings | Statutory Authority | Contact Information Recent Updates DOE published a notice of public meeting and availability of the framework document regarding energy conservation standards for refrigerated beverage vending machines. 78 FR 33262 (June 4, 2013). Public Meeting Information A public meeting was held on June 20, 2013.

405

Secretary Chu Announces Completion of Critical Energy Conservation...  

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

security." This is the first time the Department of Energy is regulating energy consumption for the approximately 2.3 million beverage vending machines in use in the U.S. The...

406

U.S. Department of Energy National Environmental Policy Act Categorical Exclusion Determination  

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

GA-County-Hall GA-County-Hall Location: County Hall GA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description 1) Develop an energy efficiency and conservation block grant strategy (completed); 2) implement energy efficiency retrofits for municipal buildings-upgrading lighting systems (28 facilities), including the purchase, installation, and operation of a bulb eater machine to crush and package the glass of old light bulbs in accordance with EPA guidelines for disposal; upgrading the laundry dryer; installing vending misers; installing variable speed drives; installing energy recovery units and controls on toilet exhausts; installing or reprogramming heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) direct digital controls;

407

Bidding Strategy with Forecast Technology Based on Support Vector Machine in Electrcity Market  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The participants of the electricity market concern very much the market price evolution. Various technologies have been developed for price forecast. SVM (Support Vector Machine) has shown its good performance in market price forecast. Two approaches for forming the market bidding strategies based on SVM are proposed. One is based on the price forecast accuracy, with which the being rejected risk is defined. The other takes into account the impact of the producer's own bid. The risks associated with the bidding are controlled by the parameters setting. The proposed approaches have been tested on a numerical example.

Gao, C; Napoli, R; Wan, Q

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

408

PC-Cluster-Based Real-Time Simulation of an 8 synchronous machines network with HVDC link using  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Abstract—In this paper, we detail the real-time simulation results of a medium-sized network composed of 8 synchronous machines and an HVDC link. The model is composed of two Kundur-like 4 machines networks connected together with a 12pulse HVDC link. The complete network is modeled with SimPowerSystems with ARTEMIS real-time plug-in and is simulated in real-time on a RT-LAB InfiniBand PC-cluster composed of 3 dual-CPU dual-core Opteron PCs. The network model includes the HVDC control and protection systems as well as the synchronous machine regulators and power stabilizers. It also includes typical fault simulation capability like HVDC DC faults, thyristor misfires and AC faults. This model is excellent to study the complex interactions between an HVDC link and AC network under normal and transient conditions. The real-time simulation is controlled and monitored with a TestDrive interface from Opal-RT. This interface, based on LabView, permits easy monitoring and control of the complete system and enables Python-based scripting for automated tests. The proposed simulator can be interfaced with external equipments and controllers by direct reconfiguration of a FPGA I/O card with Xilinx System Generator blockset.

Christian Dufour; Jean-nicolas Paquin; Vincent Lapointe; Jean Bélanger; Loic Schoen

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

409

Pit disassembly motion control  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A Department of Energy (DOE) Pit Disassembly and Conversion Facility (PDCF) is being designed for the Savannah River Site in South Carolina. The facility will recover plutonium from excess nuclear weapon pits defined in START II and START III treaties. The plutonium will be stored and used to produce mixed oxide reactor fuel at another new DOE facility. Because of radiation dose issues, much of the pit disassembly work and material transfer will be automated. Automated material handling systems will interface with disassembly lathes, conversion reactors that produce oxide for storage, robotic container welding stations, vault retrieval systems, and nondestructive assay (NDA) instrumentation. The goal is to use common motion control hardware for material transfer and possibly common motion controllers for the unique PDCF systems. The latter is complicated by the different directions manufactures are considering for distributed control, such as Firewire, SERCOS, etc., and by the unique control requirements of machines such as lathes compared to controls for an integrated NDA system. The current design approach is to standardize where possible, use network cables to replace wire bundles where possible, but to first select hardware and motion controllers that meet specific machine or process requirements.

Christensen, L. (Lowell); Pittman, P. C. (Pete C.)

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

410

The Kelastic variable wall mining machine. Interim final report  

SciTech Connect

This machine cuts coal along a longwall face extending up to 500 feet by a rotating auger with bits. The machine also transports the coal that is cut acting as screw conveyor. By virtue of an integral shroud comprising part of the conveyor the machine is also amenable to a separation of the zones where men work from air being contaminated by dust and methane gas by the cutting action. Beginning as single intake air courses, the air separates at the working section where one split provides fresh air to the Occupied Zone (OZ) for human needs and the other split purges and carries away dust and methane from face fragmentation in the Cutting Zone (CZ). The attractiveness of the Variable Wall Mining Machine is that it addresses the limitations of current longwall mining equipment: it can consistently out-produce continuous mining machines and most longwall shearing machines. It also is amenable to configuring an environment, the dual-duct system, where the air for human breathing is separated from dust-laden ventilating air with methane mixtures. The objective of the research was to perform a mathematical and experimental study of the interrelationships of the components of the system so that a computer model could demonstrate the workings of the system in an animation program. The analysis resulted in the compilation of the parameters for three different configurations of a dual aircourse system of ventilating underground mines. In addressing the goal of an inherently safe mining system the dual-duct adaptation to the Variable Wall Mining Machine appears to offer the path to solution. The respirable dust problem is solvable; the explosive dust problem is nearly solvable; and the explosive methane problem can be greatly reduced. If installed in a highly gassy mine, the dual duct models would also be considerably less costly.

1995-11-12T23:59:59.000Z

411

Maurer Computers with Single-Thread Control  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We investigate basic issues concerning stored threads and their execution, building upon Maurer's model for computers and the thread algebra of Bergstra et al. We show among other things that a single thread can control the execution on a Maurer machine ... Keywords: Maurer computer, control thread, execution, program algebra, stored thread, thread algebra

Jan A. Bergstra; Cornelis A. Middelburg

2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

412

Standardization of user interfaces for lighting controls  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Standardization of human-machine interfaces has proved beneficial in a number of technology areas. Lighting control is a home and office technology that is of central importance in energy efficiency and could potentially benefit from standardization, ... Keywords: CIE, Concepts, HVAC, IEANA, IEC, ISO, Indicators, LED, Lighting controls, NEMA, SAE, Standards, Symbols, User interfaces

Bruce Nordman; Jessica Granderson; Kelly Cunningham

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

413

Autonomous robotic weed control systems: A review  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Autonomous robotic weed control systems hold promise toward the automation of one of agriculture's few remaining unmechanized and drudging tasks, hand weed control. Robotic technology may also provide a means of reducing agriculture's current dependency ... Keywords: Geospatial technology, Machine vision, Pest management, Precision agriculture, Robot, Weed recognition

D. C. Slaughter; D. K. Giles; D. Downey

2008-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

414

Rotating electrical machines. Part 2: Methods for determining losses and efficiency of rotating electrical machinery from tests (excluding machines for traction vehicles)  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Applies to d.c. machines and to a.c. synchronous and induction machines. The principles can be applied to other types of machines such as rotary converters, a.c. commutator motors and single-phase induction motors for which other methods of determining losses are used.

International Electrotechnical Commission. Geneva

1972-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

415

Development of control system to automate the PCB pin insertion process  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis describes the development of the control system that runs the automated pin insertion machine in a surface mount technology assembly line. The control system is divided into 2 subsystems viz. pin sorting and ...

Isaac, Rejin

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

416

Silicon Micromachined Dimensional Calibration Artifact for Mesoscale Measurement Machines  

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Silicon Micromachined Dimensional Calibration Silicon Micromachined Dimensional Calibration Artifact for Mesoscale Measurement Machines 1 Silicon Micromachined Dimensional Calibration Artifact for Mesoscale Measurement Machines 2 Sandia National Laboratories PO Box 5800 Albuquerque, NM 87185 USA Hy D. Tran, PhD, PE Phone: (505)844-5417 Fax: (505)844-4372 hdtran@sandia.gov AFFIRMATION: I affirm that all information submitted as a part of, or supplemental to, this entry is a fair and accurate representation of this product. ___________________________________ Hy D. Tran Not a joint entry. Silicon Micromachined Dimensional Calibration Artifact for Mesoscale Measurement Machines The silicon hybrid artifact is an anisotropic-etched silicon standard that is used as a calibration reference artifact to calibrate vision-based and

417

Be a Lean, Mean, Green Eating Machine | Department of Energy  

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

Be a Lean, Mean, Green Eating Machine Be a Lean, Mean, Green Eating Machine Be a Lean, Mean, Green Eating Machine January 31, 2012 - 2:53pm Addthis Kristin Swineford Communication Specialist, Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs Like most Americans, I watched the State of the Union to hear President Obama outline his goals for the year ahead, to understand his energy outlook and plans, and of course, to see what Michelle would be wearing (a stunning royal blue, of course). When listening to the President highlight his administration's clean energy initiatives, I couldn't help but remember the First Family's goals to reduce childhood obesity in America. By no surprise, the link between nationwide health improvement and energy efficiency efforts is strong. By reducing our demand for processed and imported foods, we can improve the

418

DOE - Office of Legacy Management -- Etna Machine Co - OH 28  

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Etna Machine Co - OH 28 Etna Machine Co - OH 28 FUSRAP Considered Sites Site: Etna Machine Co. (OH.28 ) Eliminated from further consideration under FUSRAP Designated Name: Not Designated Alternate Name: None Location: 3400 Maplewood Avenue , Toledo , Ohio OH.28-1 Evaluation Year: 1987 OH.28-1 Site Operations: Conducted swaging experiment to reduce the diameter of a hot-rolled uranium metal rod Research/Development and Testing on Uranium Metal in December 1950 (lasted only two days). OH.28-1 Site Disposition: Eliminated - Limited scope of activities performed there - Potential for residual radioactive contamination is considered remote OH.28-2 Radioactive Materials Handled: Yes Primary Radioactive Materials Handled: Uranium OH.28-1 Radiological Survey(s): None Indicated

419

Be a Lean, Mean, Green Eating Machine | Department of Energy  

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

Be a Lean, Mean, Green Eating Machine Be a Lean, Mean, Green Eating Machine Be a Lean, Mean, Green Eating Machine January 31, 2012 - 2:53pm Addthis Kristin Swineford Communication Specialist, Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs Like most Americans, I watched the State of the Union to hear President Obama outline his goals for the year ahead, to understand his energy outlook and plans, and of course, to see what Michelle would be wearing (a stunning royal blue, of course). When listening to the President highlight his administration's clean energy initiatives, I couldn't help but remember the First Family's goals to reduce childhood obesity in America. By no surprise, the link between nationwide health improvement and energy efficiency efforts is strong. By reducing our demand for processed and imported foods, we can improve the

420

Holographic Labeling And Reading Machine For Authentication And Security Appications  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A holographic security label and automated reading machine for marking and subsequently authenticating any object such as an identification badge, a pass, a ticket, a manufactured part, or a package is described. The security label is extremely difficult to copy or even to read by unauthorized persons. The system comprises a holographic security label that has been created with a coded reference wave, whose specification can be kept secret. The label contains information that can be extracted only with the coded reference wave, which is derived from a holographic key, which restricts access of the information to only the possessor of the key. A reading machine accesses the information contained in the label and compares it with data stored in the machine through the application of a joint transform correlator, which is also equipped with a reference hologram that adds additional security to the procedure.

Weber, David C. (Rancho Santa Margarita, CA); Trolinger, James D. (Costa Mesa, CA)

1999-07-06T23:59:59.000Z

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421

Electric Discharge Machining (EDM) Projects (4584), 4/11/2012  

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

Electric Discharge Machining (EDM) Projects (4584) Electric Discharge Machining (EDM) Projects (4584) Program or Field Office: Y -12 Site Office Location(s) (Citv/Countv/State): Oak Ridge, Anderson County, Tennessee Proposed Action Description: Submit by E-mail The proposed action is to installation of oil submerged Electric Discharge Machining (EDM) for development and production use. Categorical Exclusion(s) Applied: 81.31 -Installation or relocation of machinery and equipment For the complete DOE National Environmental Policy Act regulations regarding categorical exclusions, including the full text of each categorical exclusion, see Subpart D of 10 CFR Part 1021. Regulatory Requirements in 10 CFR 1021.410(b): (See full text in regulation) [{Jrhe proposal fits within a class of actions that is listed in Appendix A orB to 10 CFR Part 1021, Subpart D.

422

Machine-learning algorithm aims to accelerate materials discovery | Argonne  

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Science Science Computing, Environment & Life Sciences Energy Engineering & Systems Analysis Photon Sciences Physical Sciences & Engineering Energy Frontier Research Centers Science Highlights Postdoctoral Researchers Machine-learning algorithm aims to accelerate materials discovery July 16, 2013 Tweet EmailPrint A research team led by Argonne Leadership Computing Facility computational chemist Anatole von Lilienfeld is developing an algorithm that combines quantum chemistry with machine learning (artificial intelligence) to enable atomistic simulations that predict the properties of new materials with unprecedented speed. From innovations in medicine to novel materials for next-generation batteries, this approach could greatly accelerate the pace of materials discovery, with high-performance

423

Aspects of surface generation in orthogonal ultraprecision machining  

SciTech Connect

The depth of the plastically deformed layer at the workpiece surface which resulted in the orthogonal ultraprecision machining of Cu over the range of uncut chip thicknesses of 0.01-10 {mu}m was investigated. Two tools with the same nominal geometry but with differing edge geometries were used to machine both Te-Cu and fine grain Cu. Tool edge geometries were characterized by atomic force microscopy, taking into account the AFM cantilever tip radius. Magnitudes of the measured depths appear to be consistent with values reported in the literature and those arrived at by simple analyses.

Lucca, D.A.; Seo, Y.W. [Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater, OK (United States). School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering; Rhorer, R.L. [Los Alamos National Lab., NM (United States)

1994-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

424

Human versus machine in the topic distillation task  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper reports on and discusses a set of user experiments using the TREC 2003 Web interactive track protocol. The focus is on comparing humans and machine algorithms in terms of performance in a topic distillation task. We also investigated the effect of the search results layout in supporting the users ’ effort. We have demonstrated that machines can perform nearly as well as people on the topic distillation task. Given a system tailored to the task there is significant performance improvement and finally, given a presentation that supports the task, there is strong user satisfaction.

Mingfang Wu; Gheorghe Muresan; Alistair Mclean; Muh-chyun (morris Tang; Ross Wilkinson; Yuelin Li; Hyuk-jin Lee; Nichloas J. Belkin

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

425

The MedAustron Accelerator Control System  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper presents the architecture and design of the MedAustron accelerator control system. This ion therapy and research facility is currently under construction in Wr. Neustadt, Austria. The accelerator and its control system are designed at CERN. This class of machine is characterized by rich sets of configuration data, real-time reconfiguration needs and high stability requirements. The machine is operated according to a pulse-to-pulse modulation scheme. Each beam cycle is described in terms of ion type, energy, beam dimensions, intensity and spill length. The control system is based on a multi-tier architecture with the aim to achieve a clear separation between front-end devices and their controllers. In-house developments cover a main timing system, a light-weight layer to standardize operation and communication of front-end controllers, fast and slow control of power converters and a procedure programming framework for automating high-level control and data analysis tasks.

Gutleber, J; Marchhart, M; Torcato de Matos, C; Dedic, J; Moser, R

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

426

Improving the accuracy of flow units prediction through two committee machine models: An example from the South Pars Gas Field, Persian Gulf Basin, Iran  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Intelligent reservoir characterization is a prerequisite study for development of oil and gas fields. Hydraulic flow units are mappable portions of hydrocarbon-bearing rocks that control fluid flow, and their modeling allows an accurate understanding ... Keywords: Committee machine, Flow units, Fuzzy logic, Genetic algorithm, Iran, Neural network, Neuro-fuzzy, South Pars Gas Field

Javad Ghiasi-Freez; Ali Kadkhodaie-Ilkhchi; Mansur Ziaii

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

427

Evaluation of performance and magnetic characteristics of a radial-radial flux compound-structure permanent-magnet synchronous machine used for hybrid electric vehicle  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A breed of compound-structure permanent-magnet synchronous machine (CS-PMSM) is used for power-split hybrid electric vehicles(HEVs). It can help to fulfill both the speed and torque control of the internal combustion engine and

Ping Zheng; Ranran Liu; Lin Shen; Lina Li; Weiguang Fan; Qian Wu; Jing Zhao

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

428

MidAmerican Energy (Electric) - Commercial EnergyAdvantage Rebate Program |  

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

Commercial EnergyAdvantage Rebate Commercial EnergyAdvantage Rebate Program MidAmerican Energy (Electric) - Commercial EnergyAdvantage Rebate Program < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Construction Industrial Institutional Nonprofit Schools Savings Category Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Other Construction Manufacturing Heat Pumps Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Water Heating Program Info Expiration Date 12/31/2012 State South Dakota Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Variable-Speed Drives: $30/HP Clothes Washer: $100 Dishwasher: $20 Vending Machine Controller: $50 Fluorescent Lighting: $6-$42/fixture Lighting Occupancy Sensors: $20/sensor Pulse Start Metal Halide Lighting: $25 or $50/fixture

429

SBOT LOUISIANA STRATEGIC PETROLEUM RESERVE POC Sally Leingang  

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

LOUISIANA LOUISIANA STRATEGIC PETROLEUM RESERVE POC Sally Leingang Telephone (504) 734-4362 Email sally.leingang@spr.doe.gov ADMINISTATIVE / WASTE / REMEDIATION Temporary Help Services 561320 Locksmiths 561622 Exterminating and Pest Control Services 561710 Janitorial Services 561720 Landscaping Services 561730 CONSTRUCTION Oil and Gas Pipeline and Related Structures Construction 237120 All Other Specialty Trade Contractors 238990 GOODS Boat Dealers 441222 Radio, Television, and Other Electronics Stores 443112 Computer and Software Stores 443120 Camera and Photographic Supplies Stores 443130 Other Building Material Dealers 444190 Office Supplies and Stationery Stores 453210 Vending Machine Operators 454210 Heating Oil Dealers 454311 Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Bottled Gas) Dealers 454312 Other Fuel Dealers

430

U.S. Department of Energy NEPA Categorical Exclusion Determination Form  

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

WI-City-Oshkosh WI-City-Oshkosh Location: City Oshkosh WI American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description: 1) Conduct an energy audit of all city facilities, 2) energy efficiency retrofits at city buildings including: replacing failed and leaking steam traps at the Public Library; conducting lighting retrofits at the Public Museum; replacing fans and pump motors at the Safety building and Public Museum; installing occupancy controls on vending machine operation at several municipal buildings; replacing plumbing fixtures at City Hall, Public Museum, Water Distribution, Wastewater Treatment Plant, Safety Building, Transit Building, and Fire Stations 16, 17, 18, and 19; lighting upgrades at Water Distribution Plant, City Hall, Water

431

The Cutting Edge of Modernity: Machine Tools in the United States and Germany 1930-1945  

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): Germany – see Figures 1 & 2; US – American Machinist (1930 and 1931, 1940, and 1945) and United States, Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Handbook 1951, p. 10, Table A-3. Of course, a simple comparison of the total machine tool stock may... .71 Forging machines 32,598 18,602 0.78 Milling machines 116,978 71,474 0.83 Pipe cutting and threading machines + Thread machines 42,142 27,531 0.89 Lathes 308,170 225,749 1.00 Presses (not forging presses) 174,379 130,303 1.02 Cutting-off machines 39,719 29...

Ristuccia, Cristiano A; Tooze, J Adam

2004-06-16T23:59:59.000Z

432

Real-Time Adaptive Automation System Based on Identification of Operator Functional State in Simulated Process Control Operations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper proposes a new framework for the online monitoring and adaptive control of automation in complex and safety-critical human-machine systems using psychophysiological markers relating to humans under mental stress. The starting point of this ... Keywords: Adaptive Automation (AA), man–machine systems, neural-fuzzy modeling and control, operator functional state (OFS), psychophysiology, signal processing

Ching-Hua Ting; M. Mahfouf; A. Nassef; D. A. Linkens; G. Panoutsos; P. Nickel; A. C. Roberts; G. Hockey

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

433

Two-dimensional finite element method simulation of a four-quadrant transducer prototype machine considering skewed slots  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A four-quadrant transducer (4QT) electric machine is an integrated electric machine used for hybrid electric vehicles. In this article a 4QT prototype machine that is radially integrated by two permanent-magnet synchronous machines is analyzed. Skewed slots are adopted for the two machines

Ping Zheng; Peter Thelin; Erik Nordlund; Chandur Sadarangani

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

434

Emulating a million machines to investigate botnets.  

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Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories in Livermore, California are creating what is in effect a vast digital petridish able to hold one million operating systems at once in an effort to study the behavior of rogue programs known as botnets. Botnets are used extensively by malicious computer hackers to steal computing power fron Internet-connected computers. The hackers harness the stolen resources into a scattered but powerful computer that can be used to send spam, execute phishing, scams or steal digital information. These remote-controlled 'distributed computers' are difficult to observe and track. Botnets may take over parts of tens of thousands or in some cases even millions of computers, making them among the world's most powerful computers for some applications.

Rudish, Donald W.

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

435

ROSSLER NONLINEAR DYNAMICAL MACHINE FOR CRYPTOGRAPHY APPLICATIONS Sunil Pandey  

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of chemical kinetics. The Rossler system is described by a system of 3 coupled nonlinear ordinary differentialROSSLER NONLINEAR DYNAMICAL MACHINE FOR CRYPTOGRAPHY APPLICATIONS Sunil Pandey * M.Tech. (Info Sec Author e-mail: algosunil@yahoo.co.in ABSTRACT In many of the cryptography applications like password

International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR)

436

Simulation of doubly-fed machine with improved wind turbine  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Most of wind turbines use induction generators that are very reliable with low costs [2], but when it is straightly connected to the grid, maximum power is not accessible [1] and only a few change of speed between maximum speed and synchronous speed ... Keywords: doubly-fed machine, gearbox ratio, high speed shaft, low speed shaft, wind turbine

Hengameh Kojooyan Jafari

2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

437

Big data, lifelong machine learning and transfer learning  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A major challenge in today's world is the Big Data problem, which manifests itself in Web and Mobile domains as rapidly changing and heterogeneous data streams. A data-mining system must be able to cope with the influx of changing data in a continual ... Keywords: big data, lifelong machine learning, transfer learning

Qiang Yang

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

438

Dependency-Based Chinese-English Statistical Machine Translation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We present a Chinese-English Statistical Machine Translation (SMT) system based on dependency tree mappings. We use a state-of-the-art dependency parser to parse the English translation of the Penn Chinese Treebank to make it bilingual and then learn ...

Xiaodong Shi; Yidong Chen; Jianfeng Jia

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

439

Catenation and Specialization for Tcl Virtual Machine Performance  

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Catenation and Specialization for Tcl Virtual Machine Performance Benjamin Vitale bv @ cs-in-time native-code compilation. In the context of the Tcl VM, we convert bytecodes to native Sparc code implementation. These are relatively long in Tcl, but dispatch is still a signif- icant overhead. However

Abdelrahman, Tarek S.

440

Network anomaly detection with the restricted Boltzmann machine  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

With the rapid growth and the increasing complexity of network infrastructures and the evolution of attacks, identifying and preventing network abuses is getting more and more strategic to ensure an adequate degree of protection from both external and ... Keywords: Anomaly detection, Energy-based models, Intrusion detection, Restricted Boltzmann machine, Semi-supervised learning

Ugo Fiore, Francesco Palmieri, Aniello Castiglione, Alfredo De Santis

2013-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pools of virtual boxes: building campus grids with virtual machines  

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A campus grid is a critical component of research cyberinfrastructure. A grid facilitates resource sharing, improving collaboration and increasing the capability to address large scale scientific and engineering problems. Resources comprising a grid ... Keywords: campus grid, deployment, distributed computing, high throughput computing, virtual machines, virtualization

David J. Herzfeld; Lars E. Olson; Craig A. Struble

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

442

Predicting electricity distribution feeder failures using machine learning susceptibility analysis  

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This work has been partly supported by a research contract from Consolidated Edison. A Machine Learning (ML) System known as ROAMS (Ranker for Open-Auto Maintenance Scheduling) was developed to create failure-susceptibility rankings for almost one thousand 13.8kV-27kV energy distribution feeder cables that supply electricity to the boroughs of New

Philip Gross; Albert Boulanger; Marta Arias; David Waltz; Philip M. Long; Charles Lawson; Roger Anderson; Matthew Koenig; Mark Mastrocinque; William Fairechio; John A. Johnson; Serena Lee; Frank Doherty; Arthur Kressner

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

443

Robotics and machine learning in a core college curriculum  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In recent years, there has been an increase of interest in Robotics and Machine Learning in our society. Since the early days of industrial robotics, robots have been introduced to numerous areas of our everyday lives, ranging from robots in medicine ...

Boris Kerkez

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

444

Support Vector Machines Applied to a Combustion Process  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The following research aims to make the characterization of flames in the combustion process in an industrial boiler fossil fuel composed of one burner. The characterization of the flames is performed by analysis of electrical signals that are obtained ... Keywords: Combustion, electromagnetic radiation, principal components analysis, statistical moments, support vector machines

Claudia I. Torres, Fernando Hernandez, Antonio Trejo, Guillermo Ronquillo

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

445

Improved Rooftop Detection in Aerial Images with Machine Learning  

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In this paper, we examine the use of machine learning to improve a rooftop detection process, one step in a vision system that recognizes buildings in overhead imagery. We review the problem of analyzing aerial images and describe an existing system ... Keywords: applications of learning, evaluation of algorithms, learning for computer vision, supervised learning

M. A. Maloof; P. Langley; T. O. Binford; R. Nevatia; S. Sage

2003-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

446

Efficient virtual machine support of runtime structural reflection  

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Increasing trends towards adaptive, distributed, generative and pervasive software have made object-oriented dynamically typed languages become increasingly popular. These languages offer dynamic software evolution by means of reflection, facilitating ... Keywords: Dynamically typed languages, JIT compilation, Prototype-based object-oriented model, SSCLI, Structural reflection, Virtual machine

Francisco Ortin; Jose Manuel Redondo; J. Baltasar García Perez-Schofield

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

447

Using machine learning to predict catastrophes in dynamical systems  

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Nonlinear dynamical systems, which include models of the Earth's climate, financial markets and complex ecosystems, often undergo abrupt transitions that lead to radically different behavior. The ability to predict such qualitative and potentially disruptive ... Keywords: 37B30, 37N99, 65P99, 68T05, Conley index, Dynamical systems, Machine learning

Jesse Berwald; Tomáš Gedeon; John Sheppard

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

448

Machine learning for event selection in high energy physics  

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The field of high energy physics aims to discover the underlying structure of matter by searching for and studying exotic particles, such as the top quark and Higgs boson, produced in collisions at modern accelerators. Since such accelerators are extraordinarily ... Keywords: Event selection, Evolutionary computation, High energy physics, Machine learning, Neural networks

Shimon Whiteson; Daniel Whiteson

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

449

Induction of robust classifiers for web ontologies through kernel machines  

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The paper focuses on the task of approximate classification of semantically annotated individual resources in ontological knowledge bases. The method is based on classification models built through kernel methods, a well-known class of effective statistical ... Keywords: Individual classification, Inductive reasoning, Kernel methods, Ontology mining, Similarity, Support vector machines

Nicola Fanizzi; Claudia d'Amato; Floriana Esposito

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

450

EMLTrust: An enhanced Machine Learning based Reputation System for MANETs  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Many mission critical networks including MANETs for military communications and disaster relief communications rely on node cooperation. If malicious nodes gain access to such networks they can easily launch attacks, such as spreading viruses or spam, ... Keywords: Digital credentials, Fading Memories, Machine Learning, Trust management

Rehan Akbani; Turgay Korkmaz; G. V. Raju

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

451

Micro rotary machine and methods for using same  

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A micro rotary machine may include a micro actuator and a micro shaft coupled to the micro actuator. The micro shaft comprises a horizontal shaft and is operable to be rotated by the micro actuator. A micro tool is coupled to the micro shaft and is operable to perform work in response to motion of the micro shaft.

Stalford, Harold L. (Norman, OK)

2012-04-17T23:59:59.000Z

452

Anton, a special-purpose machine for molecular dynamics simulation  

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The ability to perform long, accurate molecular dynamics (MD) simulations involving proteins and other biological macro-molecules could in principle provide answers to some of the most important currently outstanding questions in the fields of biology, ... Keywords: bioinformatics, biomolecular system simulation, computational biology, computational drug design, molecular dynamics, protein folding, protein structure, special-purpose machine

David E. Shaw; Martin M. Deneroff; Ron O. Dror; Jeffrey S. Kuskin; Richard H. Larson; John K. Salmon; Cliff Young; Brannon Batson; Kevin J. Bowers; Jack C. Chao; Michael P. Eastwood; Joseph Gagliardo; J. P. Grossman; C. Richard Ho; Douglas J. Ierardi; István Kolossváry; John L. Klepeis; Timothy Layman; Christine McLeavey; Mark A. Moraes; Rolf Mueller; Edward C. Priest; Yibing Shan; Jochen Spengler; Michael Theobald; Brian Towles; Stanley C. Wang

2007-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

453

Training of support vector machines with Mahalanobis kernels  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Radial basis function (RBF) kernels are widely used for support vector machines. But for model selection, we need to optimize the kernel parameter and the margin parameter by time-consuming cross validation. To solve this problem, in this paper we propose ...

Shigeo Abe

2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

454

Machine Vision Analysis of the Energy Efficiency of Intermodal Trains  

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intermodal terminal mangers' feedback on loading performance for trains and be integrated into the software1 Machine Vision Analysis of the Energy Efficiency of Intermodal Trains YUNG-CHENG (REX) LAI JOHN M of constraints imposed by equipment design and diversity, there are often large gaps between intermodal loads

Barkan, Christopher P.L.

455

Virtual Machine Services: An Opportunity for Hardware Customization  

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of transistor count, which is leading to archi- tecture heterogeneity and customization. (2) Software developers (Virtual Machine), which executes services such as profiling, compilation, scheduling, and memory for potential improvements in energy through the use of hardware heterogeneity. This paper uses systematic

McKinley, Kathryn S.

456

MALEF: Framework for distributed machine learning and data mining  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Growing importance of distributed data mining techniques has recently attracted attention of researchers in multiagent domain. In this paper we present a novel framework MultiAgent Learning Framework (MALEF) designed for both the agent-based ... Keywords: MAS, agent-based systems, architectures, data mining, distributed machine learning, market-based approaches, multi-agent systems, multiagent learning frameworks, unsupervised clustering

Jan Tozicka; Michael Rovatsos; Michal Pechoucek; Stepan Urban

2008-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

457

Electromechanical coupling model for cutterhead driving system of shield machines  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The synchronization of the cutterhead driving system of shield machines is affected by not only the nonlinearity of mechanical transmission mechanism and the characteristics of driving motors, but also their interaction. In this paper, dynamics of the ... Keywords: cutterhead, electromechanical coupling, synchronization

Jianzhong Sun; Ran Liu; Yaqin Luo; Wei Sun

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

458

Expert system development for vibration analysis in machine condition monitoring  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Expert systems can be adapted for machine condition monitoring data interpretation due to the ability to identify systematic reasoning processes. As vibration analysis in condition monitoring is still generally performed by highly trained professionals, ... Keywords: Condition monitoring, Expert system, Vibration analysis

Stephan Ebersbach; Zhongxiao Peng

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

459

Discrete element modeling of machine-manure interactions  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The discrete element method (DEM) was applied to the study of the machine-product interactions occurring in manure handling and land application equipment. Two types of conveying systems (scraper and 4-auger system) were modeled along with a hopper and ... Keywords: Conveying systems, Discrete element method (DEM), Flow rate, Manure, Numerical modeling, Specific energy, Spreader

H. Landry; C. Laguë; M. Roberge

2006-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

460

Coordinated joint motion control system with position error correction  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Disclosed are an articulated hydraulic machine supporting, control system and control method for same. The articulated hydraulic machine has an end effector for performing useful work. The control system is capable of controlling the end effector for automated movement along a preselected trajectory. The control system has a position error correction system to correct discrepancies between an actual end effector trajectory and a desired end effector trajectory. The correction system can employ one or more absolute position signals provided by one or more acceleration sensors supported by one or more movable machine elements. Good trajectory positioning and repeatability can be obtained. A two-joystick controller system is enabled, which can in some cases facilitate the operator's task and enhance their work quality and productivity.

Danko, George (Reno, NV)

2011-11-22T23:59:59.000Z

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461

Coordinated joint motion control system with position error correction  

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Disclosed are an articulated hydraulic machine supporting, control system and control method for same. The articulated hydraulic machine has an end effector for performing useful work. The control system is capable of controlling the end effector for automated movement along a preselected trajectory. The control system has a position error correction system to correct discrepancies between an actual end effector trajectory and a desired end effector trajectory. The correction system can employ one or more absolute position signals provided by one or more acceleration sensors supported by one or more movable machine elements. Good trajectory positioning and repeatability can be obtained. A two-joystick controller system is enabled, which can in some cases facilitate the operator's task and enhance their work quality and productivity.

Danko, George (Reno, NV)

2011-11-22T23:59:59.000Z

462

Micro Electro Discharge Machining of Electrically Nonconductive Ceramics  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

EDM is a known process for machining of hard and brittle materials. Due to its noncontact and nearly forceless behaviour, it has been introduced into micro manufacturing and through constant development it is now an important means for producing high-precision micro geometries. One restriction of EDM is its limitation to electrically conducting materials.Today many applications, especially in the biomedical field, make use of the benefits of ceramic materials, such as high strength, very low wear and biocompatibility. Common ceramic materials such as Zirconium dioxide are, due to their hardness in the sintered state, difficult to machine with conventional cutting techniques. A demand for the introduction of EDM to these materials could so far not be satisfied because of their nonconductive nature.At the Chemnitz University of Technology and the Fraunhofer IWU, investigations in the applicability of micro-EDM for the machining of nonconductive ceramics are being conducted. Tests are undertaken using micro-EDM drilling with Tungsten carbide tool electrodes and ZrO{sub 2} ceramic workpieces. A starting layer, in literature often referred to as 'assisting electrode' is used to set up a closed electric circuit to start the EDM process. Combining carbon hydride based dielectric and a specially designed low-frequency vibration setup to excite the workpiece, the process environment can be held within parameters to allow for a constant EDM process even after the starting layer is machined. In the experiments a cylindrical 120 {mu}m diameter Tungsten carbide tool electrode and Y{sub 2}O{sub 3}- and MgO- stabilized ZrO{sub 2} worpieces are used. The current and voltage signals of the discharges within the different stages of the process (machining of the starting layer, machining of the base material, transition stage) are recorded and their characteristics compared to discharges in metallic material. Additionally, the electrode feed is monitored. The influences of the process parameters are analysed with regard to the discharge type, electrode wear and process speed.Using the found parameters, micro geometries can be successfully machined into nonconductive Y{sub 2}O{sub 3}- and MgO- stabilized ZrO{sub 2} ceramic by means of micro-EDM.

Schubert, A. [Chair Micromanufacturing Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Chemnitz University of Technology, 09107 Chemnitz (Germany); Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology IWU, 09126 Chemnitz (Germany); Zeidler, H.; Hackert, M. [Chair Micromanufacturing Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Chemnitz University of Technology, 09107 Chemnitz (Germany); Wolf, N. [Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology IWU, 09126 Chemnitz (Germany)

2011-05-04T23:59:59.000Z

463

Data flow machine for data driven computing  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A data flow computer and method of computing is disclosed which utilizes a data driven processor node architecture. The apparatus in a preferred embodiment includes a plurality of First-In-First-Out (FIFO) registers, a plurality of related data flow memories, and a processor. The processor makes the necessary calculations and includes a control unit to generate signals to enable the appropriate FIFO register receiving the result. In a particular embodiment, there are three FIFO registers per node: an input FIFO register to receive input information from an outside source and provide it to the data flow memories; an output FIFO register to provide output information from the processor to an outside recipient; and an internal FIFO register to provide information from the processor back to the data flow memories. The data flow memories are comprised of four commonly addressed memories. A parameter memory holds the A and B parameters used in the calculations; an opcode memory holds the instruction; a target memory holds the output address; and a tag memory contains status bits for each parameter. One status bit indicates whether the corresponding parameter is in the parameter memory and one status bit to indicate whether the stored information in the corresponding data parameter is to be reused. The tag memory outputs a ''fire'' signal (signal R VALID) when all of the necessary information has been stored in the data flow memories, and thus when the instruction is ready to be fired to the processor. 11 figs.

Davidson, G.S.; Grafe, V.G.

1988-07-22T23:59:59.000Z

464

Design and Application of Solar Water Heater Intelligent Control System  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Solar water heater intelligent control system is made up of four modules which are data acquisition module, single-chip control module, the implementation and regulation module and human- machine interaction module. The problems of automatic detection ... Keywords: Solar Water Heater, Hardware Design, Detection and Control

Yu Gui Yin

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

465

The design of a smart controller for electric powered wheelchairs  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Electric powered wheelchair (EPW) controllers have not seen substantial improvement since the introduction of the microprocessor. There are no features that warn the driver of danger or help keep the EPW under control in adverse conditions such as slipping ... Keywords: advanced wheelchair systems, controller, intelligent machines

Benjamin Salatin; Garrett Grindle; Hongwu Wang; Rory A. Cooper

2008-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

466

Control-flow integrity principles, implementations, and applications  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Current software attacks often build on exploits that subvert machine-code execution. The enforcement of a basic safety property, control-flow integrity (CFI), can prevent such attacks from arbitrarily controlling program behavior. CFI enforcement is ... Keywords: Binary rewriting, control-flow graph, inlined reference monitors, vulnerabilities

Martín Abadi; Mihai Budiu; Úlfar Erlingsson; Jay Ligatti

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

467

Creation of an ergonomic guideline for supervisory control interface design  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In tasks of human supervision in industrial control room they are applied generic disciplines as the software engineering and the physical ergonomics for the design of the computing interface and the design of the control room layout. From the point ... Keywords: human-machine interface design, supervisory control

Pere Ponsa; Marta Díaz

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

468

A new method for crude oil price forecasting based on support vector machines  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper proposes a new method for crude oil price forecasting based on support vector machine (SVM). The procedure of developing a support vector machine model for time series forecasting involves data sampling, sample preprocessing, training & ...

Wen Xie; Lean Yu; Shanying Xu; Shouyang Wang

2006-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

469

A Virtual Machine for a Type-omega Denotational Proof Language  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this thesis, I designed and implemented a virtual machine (VM) for a monomorphic variant of Athena, a type-omega denotational proof language (DPL). This machine attempts to maintain the minimum state required to ...

III, Teodoro Arvizo

2002-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

470

On the Performance of Informative Wavelets for Classification and Diagnosis of Machine Faults  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper deals with an application of wavelets for feature extraction and classification of machine faults in a real-world machine data analysis environment. We have utilized informative wavelet algorithm to generate wavelets and subsequent coefficients ...

H. Ahmadi; R. Tafreshi; F. Sassani; G. Dumont

2001-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

471

Jack Case ? the man who helped bring uranium machining to Y...  

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the man who helped bring uranium machining to Y-12 Most of you realize that Y-12 is basically a huge and very precise machine shop. For years it has been the nation's only uranium...

472

A two-phase spherical electric machine for generating rotating uniform magnetic fields  

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This thesis describes the design and construction of a novel two-phase spherical electric machine that generates rotating uniform magnetic fields, known as a fluxball machine. Alternative methods for producing uniform ...

Lawler, Clinton T. (Clinton Thomas)

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

473

Formulating Detergents and Personal Care ProductsChapter 6 Hand and Machine Dishwashing Products  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Formulating Detergents and Personal Care Products Chapter 6 Hand and Machine Dishwashing Products Surfactants and Detergents eChapters Surfactants - Detergents Press Downloadable pdf of\tChapter 6 Hand and Machine

474

Revisiting Computational Thermodynamics through Machine Learning of High-Dimensional Data  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A new perspective on alloy thermodynamics computation uses data-driven analysis and machine learning for the design and discovery of materials. The focus is on an integrated machine-learning framework

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

475

Application of Support Vector Machine (SVM) and Proximal Support Vector Machine (PSVM) for fault classification of monoblock centrifugal pump  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Monoblock centrifugal pumps are widely used in a variety of applications. Defects and malfunctions (faults) of these pumps result in significant economic loss. Therefore, the pumps must be under constant monitoring. When a possible fault is detected, ... Keywords: CAV, PSVM, bearing faults, cavitation, decision trees, fault classification, fault diagnosis, impeller faults, monoblock centrifugal pumps, proximal SVM, seal faults, support vector machines, vibration signals

N. R. Sakthivel; V. Sugumaran; Binoy B. Nair

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

476

Advanced Flywheel and Ultracapacitors as Embedded Solutions for Advanced Machine Tools and Robotics  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Providing the precision metal cutting and forming capabilities for manufacturing worldwide, automated machine tools are industry's workhorses. When voltage sags upset machine tools, manufacturing processes stop or malfunction, damaging the tool cutting head or machined part. These events result in lost production, increased cost of goods, and higher manufacturing costs. This EPRI research project is part of a continuation of a multiyear effort to make machine tools more robust to voltage sags through tec...

2003-03-12T23:59:59.000Z

477

Machine Design Op.miza.on Based on Finite Element Analysis using  

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Toyota Prius! Nissan Leaf! Chevy Volt! #12;WEMPEC 5/2/2012 Condor Week 2012 WJ - 4 EV Electric Machine

Wisconsin at Madison, University of

478

A strategy of investigation on the thermal behaviour of motorised spindles under high-speed machining  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Motorised spindles used for high-speed machining are notorious for their sudden catastrophic failures at high speeds mainly due to bearing thermal problems. Loss of machining accuracy is another major problem due to thermal deformation of the spindle, ... Keywords: FEM, angular contact ball bearings, bearing temperature, external cooling, finite element method, heat dissipation modelling, high speed machining, machining accuracy, motor heat generation, motorised spindles, simulation, spindle nose deformation, thermal deformation

V. Prabhu Raja; P. R. Thyla; P. Radhakrishnan

2006-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

479

On-machine sensors to measure paper mechanical properties. Final report  

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The measurement of the velocity of ultrasound provides a nondestructive means to characterize the elastic stiffness properties of paper. The objective of this project is to develop sensors capable of measuring the velocity of ultrasound in the thickness and in-plane directions of moving paper webs. On-machine measurements would allow continuous monitoring of product quality as well as provide data for controlling the papermaking process. This final report first reviews the background and various technical approaches explored. Then the preferred configurations and examples of measurements on moving paper webs in the laboratory are presented and discussed. The report concludes with a summary of project results and recommendations for further developments. Transducers mounted in fluid-filled wheels are used to make thickness direction, ZD, ultrasound velocity measurements on paper webs moving in the nip between two such wheels. Comparisons of the arrival times of echo and transmitted pulses with and without the paper web in the nip provide a measure of the transit time and caliper. Bimorph transducers mounted in an aluminum cylinder are used for machine direction (MD) and cross direction (CD) in-plane measurements. These ZD and in-plane sensors are mounted on a web handler in the IPST laboratory.

Hall, M.S.; Brodeur, P.H.; Jackson, T.G.

1993-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

480

THERMAL STUDY OF THE DIII-D MACHINE HEAT REMOVAL CAPACITY  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

OAK-B135 With each plasma shot, the DIII-D tokamak dissipates 0.5 to 1.0 GJ of energy. Plasma shots may occur as frequently as every ten minutes, and the energy is removed in the form of heat by a cooling water system. to remove heat from the machine, cooling water circulates through each major heat source. These sources include the power supplies, motor/generator, rf current drives, neutral beam power supplies, magnetic field coils, and vacuum vessel. The cooling water system consists of isolated primary and secondary cooling loops separated by intermediate heat exchangers. As future DIII-D plans include operation during summer months and longer pulse duration, the cooling system's overall heat removal capability and performance efficiency must be assessed. Temperature and flow data from around the DIII-D facility are collected by a programmable logic controller (PLC); the data are used to analyze the heat generating sources, the heat transfer rate to intermediate heat exchangers, and the ultimate heat rejection to the environment via the cooling towers. A comparison of the original DIII-D machine design versus the actual performance determines the margin of heat removal capacity. projections of the heat removal rate for various longer plasma shots are made. Improvements in design and/or operational procedure will be necessary to attain the desired pulse duration.

YIP,H; ADERSON,P.M; HOLTROP,K.L; HARRISON,S

2003-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Studying a self-sustainable system by making a mind time machine  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We present our pilot study on a special machine that self-sustains its rich dynamics in an open environment. We made a machine called "MTM" (Mind Time Machine) that runs all day long, receiving massive visual data from the environment, processing by ... Keywords: massive data, mind time, plasticity, sustainability

Takashi Ikegami

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

482

A population-based variable neighborhood search for the single machine total weighted tardiness problem  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper investigates the single machine total weighted tardiness problem, in which a set of independent jobs with distinct processing times, weights, and due dates are to be scheduled on a single machine to minimize the sum of weighted tardiness of ... Keywords: Single machine scheduling, Total weighted tardiness, Variable neighborhood search

Xianpeng Wang; Lixin Tang

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

483

Enhancing product performance in machining processes: statistical analysis and development of predictive models  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Process parameters, tool geometry and operating conditions considerably influence the quality and the functional performance, including the service-life, of machined components. Surface characteristics of the machined products such as hardness and roughness ... Keywords: lubrication systems, predictive models, statistical analysis, sustainable machining

G. Rotella, S. Rizzuti, D. Umbrello

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

484

Scheduling trains as a blocking parallel-machine job shop scheduling problem  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, the train scheduling problem is modelled as a blocking parallel-machine job shop scheduling (BPMJSS) problem. In the model, trains, single-track sections and multiple-track sections, respectively, are synonymous with jobs, single machines ... Keywords: Blocking, Job shop scheduling, Parallel machine, Train scheduling

Shi Qiang Liu; Erhan Kozan

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

485

Financial Data Mining Based on Support Vector Machines and Ensemble Learning  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

With the rapid development of e-commerce, financial data mining has been one of the most important research topics in the data mining community. Support vector machines (SVMs) and ensemble learning are two popular techniques in the machine learning field. ... Keywords: Financial Data Mining, Support Vector Machines, Ensemble Learning

Shi Lei; Ma Xinming; Xi Lei; Hu Xiaohong

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

486

Heat engine generator control system  

SciTech Connect

An electrical power generation system includes a heat engine having an output member operatively coupled to the rotor of a dynamoelectric machine. System output power is controlled by varying an electrical parameter of the dynamoelectric machine. A power request signal is related to an engine speed and the electrical parameter is varied in accordance with a speed control loop. Initially, the sense of change in the electrical parameter in response to a change in the power request signal is opposite that required to effectuate a steady state output power consistent with the power request signal. Thereafter, the electrical parameter is varied to converge the output member speed to the speed known to be associated with the desired electrical output power.

Rajashekara, Kaushik (Carmel, IN); Gorti, Bhanuprasad Venkata (Towson, MD); McMullen, Steven Robert (Anderson, IN); Raibert, Robert Joseph (Fishers, IN)

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

487

Heat engine generator control system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An electrical power generation system includes a heat engine having an output member operatively coupled to the rotor of a dynamoelectric machine. System output power is controlled by varying an electrical parameter of the dynamoelectric machine. A power request signal is related to an engine speed and the electrical parameter is varied in accordance with a speed control loop. Initially, the sense of change in the electrical parameter in response to a change in the power request signal is opposite that required to effectuate a steady state output power consistent with the power request signal. Thereafter, the electrical parameter is varied to converge the output member speed to the speed known to be associated with the desired electrical output power. 8 figs.

Rajashekara, K.; Gorti, B.V.; McMullen, S.R.; Raibert, R.J.

1998-05-12T23:59:59.000Z

488

Modern approaches to accelerator simulation and on-line control  

SciTech Connect

COMFORT-PLUS consists of three parts: (1) COMFORT (Control Of Machine Function, ORbits, and Trajectories), which computes the machine lattice functions and transport matrices along a beamline; (2) PLUS (Prediction from Lattice Using Simulation) which finds or compensates for errors in the beam parameters or machine elements; and (3) a highly graphical interface to PLUS. The COMFORT-PLUS package has been developed on a SUN-3 workstation. The structure and use of COMFORT-PLUS are described, and an example of the use of the package is presented. (LEW)

Lee, M.; Clearwater, S.; Theil, E.; Paxson, V.

1987-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

489

Controls and data acquisition on Atlas  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The control and data acquisition systems for Atlas will use a large degree of decentralization. By distributing control points close to the systems being controlled, the authors expect to simplify the task of isolating electronic systems from the large expected EMI pulses, allow connection of the various parts of the system by high-level fiber-optic networks, allow a simple configuration of the control and data acquisition screen rooms, and simplify the software efforts through the resulting modularization. The Atlas control system must control capacitor charging, machine and diagnostic timing and triggering, marx module diagnostics, vacuum systems, gas handling for railgaps, safety interlocks, and oil handling. Many of these tasks will be performed by industrial-style programmable logic controllers (PLCs). Each of 38 Marx bank maintenance units will have a control and diagnostic package which will monitor both charging and discharging current and railgap trigger timing. An unusual feature of digitizers to record each Marx module`s output waveform, plus nanosecond resolution time interval meters to record the firing time of each railgap. The machine data acquisition system for Atlas will be built around an SQL database, use National Instruments LabVIEW software to control data acquisition instruments and provide links for a variety of experimentalists` data analysis packages. World Wide Web access will provide an interface through which users can monitor experimental data and machine status.

Scudder, D.W.; Hosack, K.W.; Parsons, W.M.; Reass, W.A.; Thompson, M.C.; Wysocki, F.J. [Los Alamos National Lab., NM (United States); Creager, J. [Allied Signal, Albuquerque, NM (United States)

1997-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

490

Control of cascaded induction-generator systems. Final technical report, 1 September 1983-30 August 1984  

SciTech Connect

This report documents an investigation of the stability and control of cascaded doubly fed machines (CDFM). These machines are brushless variable-speed constant-frequency electric power generators with potential for application in aircraft. A previous analytical study indicated the CDFM system would be controllable in the subsynchronous operating mode with a passive RL load. The present study contains two steps. First is an investigation of the machine operation in the supersynchronous mode. The second step is an investigation of machine operation with output capacitors providing excitation VARs for the machine and load. Step 1 results show that the machines exhibit stability characteristics in the supersynchronous mode similar to those observed in the subsynchronous mode. Step 2 results show that output capacitors degrade the system performance, particularly at light loads. The results show that output current feedback can be employed to improve the system performance.

Ortmeyer, T.H.

1984-12-13T23:59:59.000Z

491

2013 Rube Goldberg Machine Contest | Argonne National Laboratory  

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Rube Goldberg Machine Contest Rube Goldberg Machine Contest Rube Goldberg 2013 1 of 26 Rube Goldberg 2013 Maine South High School Team #2 Rube Goldberg 2013 1 of 26 Rube Goldberg 2013 Maine South High School Team #2 Rube Goldberg 2013 2 of 26 Rube Goldberg 2013 Joliet Central High School Team #1 Rube Goldberg 2013 3 of 26 Rube Goldberg 2013 Hoffman Estates High School Team #1 Rube Goldberg 2013 4 of 26 Rube Goldberg 2013 Maine South High School Team #2 Rube Goldberg 2013 5 of 26 Rube Goldberg 2013 Rube Goldberg 2013 6 of 26 Rube Goldberg 2013 Hoffman Estates High School Team #1 Rube Goldberg 2013 7 of 26 Rube Goldberg 2013 Hoffman Estates High School Team #1 Rube Goldberg 2013 8 of 26 Rube Goldberg 2013 Hoffman Estates High School Team #2 Rube Goldberg 2013 9 of 26 Rube Goldberg 2013 Maine South High School Team #2

492

Thanks, George Washington, for the Energy Efficient Washing Machine! |  

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

Thanks, George Washington, for the Energy Efficient Washing Thanks, George Washington, for the Energy Efficient Washing Machine! Thanks, George Washington, for the Energy Efficient Washing Machine! February 20, 2012 - 5:00am Addthis Kristin Swineford Communication Specialist, Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs For many of us, particularly those living east of the Mississippi river, President's Day weekend is not just a time to honor the birthday of our country's founding father, it's also the final escape from dreadfully cold and snowy days. However, those of us with pestering consumerist habits to feed always ensure our return to the metropolis by Monday, as the day is quickly taking on a new reputation: Second best shopping day of the year, after Black Friday. By now you're asking, "What does any of this have to do with energy

493

OBSERVATION REPORT BendKing Pipe Bending Machine.doc  

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BENDKING PIPE BENDING MACHI\NE BENDKING PIPE BENDING MACHI\NE DEMONSTRATION Field Observation Report for December 3 - 4, 2001 Date Published: March 2002 Brian Meindinger, RMOTC PREPARED FOR THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY ROCKY MOUNTAIN OILFIELD TESTING CENTER 907 N. POPLAR, SUITE 150 CASPER, WY 82601 1-888-599-2200 Approval: RMOTC Manager_____________________________ Date:______________ Disclaimer This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States Government. Neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, nor any of their contractors, subcontractors, or their employees makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or any third party's use or the results of such use of any

494

Thanks, George Washington, for the Energy Efficient Washing Machine! |  

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

Thanks, George Washington, for the Energy Efficient Washing Thanks, George Washington, for the Energy Efficient Washing Machine! Thanks, George Washington, for the Energy Efficient Washing Machine! February 20, 2012 - 5:00am Addthis Kristin Swineford Communication Specialist, Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs For many of us, particularly those living east of the Mississippi river, President's Day weekend is not just a time to honor the birthday of our country's founding father, it's also the final escape from dreadfully cold and snowy days. However, those of us with pestering consumerist habits to feed always ensure our return to the metropolis by Monday, as the day is quickly taking on a new reputation: Second best shopping day of the year, after Black Friday. By now you're asking, "What does any of this have to do with energy

495

Simulation of Alpha-Channeling in Mirror Machines  

SciTech Connect

Applying ?-channeling techniques to mirror machines can significantly increase their effective reactivity, thus making open configurations more advantageous for practical fusion. A large fraction of ? particle energy can be extracted using rf waves. Effects employed to cool ? particles can also in principle be used to heat the fusion ions; the possibility to design a configuration of rf waves which could be used to perform both tasks is demonstrated.

A.I. Zhmoginov, N.J. Fisch

2008-03-17T23:59:59.000Z

496

Permanent magnet machine with windings having strand transposition  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

This document discusses, among other things, a stator with transposition between the windings or coils. The coils are free from transposition to increase the fill factor of the stator slots. The transposition at the end connections between an inner coil and an outer coil provide transposition to reduce circulating current loss. The increased fill factor reduces further current losses. Such a stator is used in a dual rotor, permanent magnet machine, for example, in a compressor pump, wind turbine gearbox, wind turbine rotor.

Qu, Ronghai (Clifton Park, NY); Jansen, Patrick Lee (Scotia, NY)

2009-04-21T23:59:59.000Z

497

Radiator debris removing apparatus and work machine using same  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A radiator assembly includes a finned radiator core and a debris removing apparatus having a compressed air inlet and at least one compressed air outlet configured to direct compressed air through the radiator core. A work machine such as a wheel loader includes a radiator and a debris removing apparatus coupled with on-board compressed air and having at least one pressurized gas outlet configured to direct a gas toward the face of the radiator.

Martin, Kevin L. (Washburn, IL); Elliott, Dwight E. (Chillicothe, IL)

2008-09-02T23:59:59.000Z

498

Augmenting Manual Dictionaries for Statistical Machine Translation Systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We show that the usefulness of manually created dictionaries can be enhanced for a statistical machine translation system when new translations are automatically added which are simple morphological transformations (plural forms, different verb inflections) of the original. Further improvement is possible when assigning probabilities to the lexicon entries. We describe a method to do this on the basis of an automatically trained statistical lexicon. Experimental results are given for Chinese to English translation tasks and show a significant improvement in translation quality.

Stephan Vogel; Christian Monson

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

499

Kinetic effects on ballooning modes in mirror machines  

SciTech Connect

A general procedure for examining the influence of kinetic effects on the stability of magnetohydrodynamic ballooning modes in mirror machines is presented. In particular, the basic kinetic ballooning mode equation for a nonaxisymmetric, arbitrary beta system with anisotropic pressure is derived. Considering a long-thin equilibrium typical of the tandem mirror, it is shown that this governing eigenmode equation reduces to a simple form independent of wave-particle resonant effects.

Tang, W.M.; Catto, P.J.

1981-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

500

Diamond tool machining of materials which react with diamond  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Apparatus for the diamond machining of materials which detrimentally react with diamond cutting tools in which the cutting tool and the workpiece are chilled to very low temperatures. This chilling halts or retards the chemical reaction between the workpiece and the diamond cutting tool so that wear rates of the diamond tool on previously detrimental materials are comparable with the diamond turning of materials which do not react with diamond.

Lundin, Ralph L. (Los Alamos, NM); Stewart, Delbert D. (Los Alamos, NM); Evans, Christopher J. (Gaithersburg, MD)

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z