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  1. PMCDP/FPD Certification (renewal)

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Continuous Learning Requirements: Persons certified under the PMCDP – and FAC-P/PM – are required to complete 80 continuous learning points (CLPs) biennially to maintain certification. All FPDs...

  2. Applying for PMCDP/FPD Certification (initial)

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Certification applicants are nominated by their respective Program Secretarial Office (PSO) to apply for FPD certification – candidates may not apply without program sponsorship. Each participating...

  3. FPD Eligibility | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Eligibility FPD Eligibility The PMCDP is critical to the success of DOE's captial asset project goals. FPD certification is mandatory for those persons formally appointed to manage, direct and execute projects in accordance with DOE Order 413.3B, Program and Project Management for the Acquisition of Capital Assets. The PMCDP module establishes requirements for four certification levels that correspond to progressively more project responsibility and experience. Each level of FPD certification is

  4. PMCDP Curriculum Learning Map

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    This interactive map provides an overview of the Department of Energy’s Project Management Career Development Program (PMCDP) as well as all pertinent details for each course within the program. ...

  5. PMCDP Certification Review Board

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    FPD certification is awarded through a chartered and structured Board process. The PMCDP’s Certification Review Board (CRB) is the governing body responsible for granting FPD certifications and...

  6. PMCDP Training Events Listing | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    PMCDP Training Events Listing PMCDP Training Events Listing Calendar listing of all PMCDP Training Events. Advanced Risk Management (FQN 301), SRS May 24, 2016 8:00AM EDT to May ...

  7. FY 2016 PMCDP Training Schedule

    Energy Savers

    Last Update February 29, 2016 1 | P a g e FY 2016 PMCDP Training Schedule Q1 FY 2016: Course Title Length Planned Delivery Timeframe Location Platform Equivalent Training Planning ...

  8. FY2017 PMCDP Training Schedule | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    FY2017 PMCDP Training Schedule FY2017 PMCDP Training Schedule -Download FY2017 listing of all PMCDP training courses. For a calendar view of the upcoming training courses, please visit PMCDP Training Events Calendar. For a listing of training events, please visit PMCDP Training Events Listing. FY 2017 PMCDP Training Schedule (October 5, 2016 Update) (128.45

  9. FPD Requirements at a Glance | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Requirements at a Glance FPD Requirements at a Glance Certification and Equivalency Guidelines The PMCDP's Certification and Equivalency Guidelines document provides information on the developmental, experiential, training, and mentoring activities required for the different levels of certification in accordance with DOE Order 361.1C, Acquisition Career Management Program (Chapter V). Not all of the competencies for each level of certification require prior experience. For example, some

  10. PMCDP Training Events Calendar | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    PMCDP Training Events Calendar PMCDP Training Events Calendar Click here for the full FY2017 Training Schedule. Complete listing of all PMCDP Training Events. November 2016 < prev next > Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 30 31 1 2 3 4 5 « Planning for Safety in Project Management 1:00PM to 3:00PM EDT « Cost and Schedule Estimate and Analysis 9:00AM to 5:00PM EDT 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 1 2 3 Capital Planning for DOE O 413.3B 9:00AM to 5:00PM ES

  11. FY2017 CRB-Approved PMCDP Training Strategy | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    FY2017 CRB-Approved PMCDP Training Strategy FY2017 CRB-Approved PMCDP Training Strategy PMCDP FY 2017 Training Strategy The PMCDP Training Strategy is built using data from past years' classes and direction from the PMCDP Certification Review Board. The total number of PMCDP classes is consistent with the number of annual classes over the past three fiscal years, including classes ordered directly by the sites. PMCDP will continue to determine training needs based on input from our users.

  12. FPD's Perspective Photos - Los Alamos National Labratory - NISA...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    FPD's Perspective Photos - Los Alamos National Labratory - NISA FPD's Perspective Photos - Los Alamos National Labratory - NISA 2014 DOE Project Management Workshop 30FPD ...

  13. FPD's Perspective Talking Points - Los Alamos National Labratory...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    FPD's Perspective Talking Points - Los Alamos National Labratory - NISA 2014 DOE Project Management Workshop 30FPD PerspectiveTalking Points.pdf (1.11 MB) More Documents & ...

  14. SC FPD 360 Mentoring | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    SC FPD 360° Mentoring Project Assessment (OPA) OPA Home About Project Management SC Projects Other Links SC Federal Project Directors (FPD) and FPD Resources Certified Federal Project Directors FPD Leadership Skills .pdf file (29KB) SC FPD 360° Mentoring Contact Information Project Assessment U.S. Department of Energy SC-28/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-4840 F: (301) 903-8520 E: Email Us SC Federal Project Directors (FPD) and FPD Resources SC

  15. FY2017 PMCDP Training Schedule Last Update 10/5/16

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    7 PMCDP Training Schedule Last Update 10/5/16 1 | P a g e KEY Orange Highlight in need of Training Location/POC/Host Green Highlight Online/OLC No Highlight already hosted Q1 FY 2017: Course Title Length/CLPS Planned Delivery Timeframe Location/ Platform Training Location Point of Contact Planning for Safety in Project Management CHRIS Code: 001035/0059 28 CLPs Sept 29-November 3, 2016 NA / Desktop delivery Thurs 1-3pm EDT Sig Ceaser Cost and Schedule Estimate and Analysis CHRIS Code:

  16. Microsoft PowerPoint - Snippet 2.2 CPR IPMR FPD Quick Check 20140712...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    reported in Format 1 Blocks 6.a.1, 6.b.1, or 6.c.1, the assumptions, conditions, and methodology underlying the estimates must be explained in Format 5. It is concerning if they...

  17. EVMS Training Snippet: 2.2 Contract Performance Report / Integrated Program Management Report: FPD Quick Check

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    This EVMS Training Snippet, sponsored by the Office of Project Management (PM), provides a “Quick Review” perspective for the Federal Project Director of formats 1-5 of the Contract Performance...

  18. Appointments Announced for NREL Advisory Group - News Releases | NREL

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    Career Development (PMCDP) » Applying for PMCDP/FPD Certification (initial) Applying for PMCDP/FPD Certification (initial) Certification applicants are nominated by their respective Program Secretarial Office (PSO) to apply for FPD certification - candidates may not apply without program sponsorship. Each participating program has a dedicated point of contact (POC) whose role is to support the FPD applicant in preparing their certification package. First time applicants, as well as incumbent

  19. Check valve

    DOE Patents [OSTI]

    Upton, Hubert Allen; Garcia, Pablo

    1999-08-24

    A check valve for use in a GDCS of a nuclear reactor and having a motor driven disk including a rotatable armature for rotating the check valve disk over its entire range of motion is described. In one embodiment, the check valve includes a valve body having a coolant flow channel extending therethrough. The coolant flow channel includes an inlet end and an outlet end. A valve body seat is located on an inner surface of the valve body. The check valve further includes a disk assembly, sometimes referred to as the motor driven disc, having a counterweight and a disk shaped valve. The disk valve includes a disk base having a seat for seating with the valve body seat. The disk assembly further includes a first hinge pin member which extends at least partially through the disk assembly and is engaged to the disk. The disk valve is rotatable relative to the first hinge pin member. The check valve also includes a motor having a stator frame with a stator bore therein. An armature is rotatably positioned within the stator bore and the armature is coupled to the disk valve to cause the disk valve to rotate about its full range of motion.

  20. Check valve

    DOE Patents [OSTI]

    Upton, H.A.; Garcia, P.

    1999-08-24

    A check valve for use in a GDCS of a nuclear reactor and having a motor driven disk including a rotatable armature for rotating the check valve disk over its entire range of motion is described. In one embodiment, the check valve includes a valve body having a coolant flow channel extending therethrough. The coolant flow channel includes an inlet end and an outlet end. A valve body seat is located on an inner surface of the valve body. The check valve further includes a disk assembly, sometimes referred to as the motor driven disc, having a counterweight and a disk shaped valve. The disk valve includes a disk base having a seat for seating with the valve body seat. The disk assembly further includes a first hinge pin member which extends at least partially through the disk assembly and is engaged to the disk. The disk valve is rotatable relative to the first hinge pin member. The check valve also includes a motor having a stator frame with a stator bore therein. An armature is rotatably positioned within the stator bore and the armature is coupled to the disk valve to cause the disk valve to rotate about its full range of motion. 5 figs.

  1. Checking Quotas

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    Checking Quotas Checking Quotas Home Directory Quota The $HOME directory on PDSF has a quota of 5GB and 50K inodes (the number of inodes corresponds roughly to the number of files and directories in $HOME). If you are over quota, you will see the following message when you login: You are at or near quota on at least one filesystem. Please reduce your filesystem utilization before submitting more jobs. The "myquota" tool will display your quota usage. For future questions, please

  2. Organization | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    About Us Organization Organization Organization Download Printable PDF PDF icon Organization Chart - Dated: 07122015 Key Resources PMCDP EVMS PARS IIe FPD Resource Center PM ...

  3. 2016 DOE Project Management Workshop - Area Restaurants | Department...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Area Restaurants 2016 DOE Project Management Workshop - Area Restaurants Information on surrounding area restaurants PDF icon Area restaurants Key Resources PMCDP EVMS PARS IIe FPD ...

  4. Wireline safety check valve

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Brieger, E. F.; Laborde, R. G.

    1981-05-12

    A check valve for wireline operations is employed in oil well drilling where a high pressure is encountered in a well. The check valve permits a wireline to extend through the check valve and a ball chamber therein. The ball chamber has a check ball therein that rests between the wireline and a non restrictive flow passage open to the well, so that upon loss of the wireline the fluid or gas tending to escape forces the ball to block the wireline opening.

  5. FY 2017 PMCDP Training Schedule

    Energy Savers

    FY 2016-2018 Action Agenda Framework Webinar FY 2016-2018 Action Agenda Framework Webinar Learn about the EJ IWG's Draft Action Agenda Framework. The Framework advances greater Federal agency collaboration to support holistic community-based solutions to address environmental justice issues in environmental protection, housing, transportation, economic development, energy policy, natural and cultural resources management and health disparities. FY 2016-2018 Action Agenda Framework Webinar

  6. PMCDP Certification and Equivalency Guidelines

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    This Certification and Equivalency Guidelines (CEG) establishes the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) competency requirements for all DOE federal project management personnel to be certified as DOE...

  7. CMM Interim Check (U)

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Montano, Joshua Daniel

    2015-03-23

    Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMM) are widely used in industry, throughout the Nuclear Weapons Complex and at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) to verify part conformance to design definition. Calibration cycles for CMMs at LANL are predominantly one year in length. Unfortunately, several nonconformance reports have been generated to document the discovery of a certified machine found out of tolerance during a calibration closeout. In an effort to reduce risk to product quality two solutions were proposed – shorten the calibration cycle which could be costly, or perform an interim check to monitor the machine’s performance between cycles. The CMM interim check discussed makes use of Renishaw’s Machine Checking Gauge. This off-the-shelf product simulates a large sphere within a CMM’s measurement volume and allows for error estimation. Data was gathered, analyzed, and simulated from seven machines in seventeen different configurations to create statistical process control run charts for on-the-floor monitoring.

  8. STEP Intern Reference Check Sheet

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    STEP Intern Reference Check Sheet, from the Tool Kit Framework: Small Town University Energy Program (STEP).

  9. Liquid blocking check valve

    DOE Patents [OSTI]

    Merrill, John T.

    1984-01-01

    A liquid blocking check valve useful particularly in a pneumatic system utilizing a pressurized liquid fill chamber. The valve includes a floatable ball disposed within a housing defining a chamber. The housing is provided with an inlet aperture disposed in the top of said chamber, and an outlet aperture disposed in the bottom of said chamber in an offset relation to said inlet aperture and in communication with a cutaway side wall section of said housing.

  10. Improving DOE's Project Controls Integration with Project Management |

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Department of Energy DOE's Project Controls Integration with Project Management Improving DOE's Project Controls Integration with Project Management Improving DOE's Project Controls Integration with Project Management Stephen Korenkiewicz March 24, 2016 Presentation (547.16 KB) Key Resources Internal DOE Tools PMCDP EVMS PARS IIe FPD Resource Center PM Newsletter Forms and Templates More Documents & Publications PMCDP Certification and Equivalency Guidelines PMCDP Certification Review

  11. June 2016 Project Dashboard | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    and projects that are expected to breach their performance baselines are assessed as RED. June 2016 Project Dashboard (98.32 KB) Key Resources PMCDP EVMS PARS IIe FPD Resource ...

  12. Level III Mentoring Requirement

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Level III applicants must be mentored (minimum of six months) by a Level III or IV FPD or demonstrate equivalency (see below Competency 3.12.2 in the PMCDP's CEG). A formal mentoring agreement must...

  13. Check Out - Combustion Energy Frontier Research Center

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    FAQ Check Out Check Out I am staying at the dormitory on-campus. When and where is standard check out? Standard check out is Friday, June 26th. You may bring your dormitory key...

  14. Check Estimates and Independent Costs

    Directives, Delegations, and Requirements [Office of Management (MA)]

    1997-03-28

    Check estimates and independent cost estimates (ICEs) are tools that can be used to validate a cost estimate. Estimate validation entails an objective review of the estimate to ensure that estimate criteria and requirements have been met and well documented, defensible estimate has been developed. This chapter describes check estimates and their procedures and various types of independent cost estimates.

  15. Template:RRHealthCheck | Open Energy Information

    Open Energy Information (Open El) [EERE & EIA]

    to: navigation, search This is the RRHealthCheck template. It is used to generate a health check for one technology within the Regulatory Roadmap. Parameters Technology - The...

  16. Fluid relief and check valve

    DOE Patents [OSTI]

    Blaedel, K.L.; Lord, S.C.; Murray, I.

    1986-07-17

    A passive fluid pressure relief and check valve allows the relief pressure to be slaved to a reference pressure independently of the exhaust pressure. The pressure relief valve is embodied by a submerged vent line in a sealing fluid, the relief pressure being a function of the submerged depth. A check valve is embodied by a vertical column of fluid (the maximum back pressure being a function of the height of the column of fluid). The pressure is vented into an exhaust system which keeps the exhaust out of the area providing the reference pressure.

  17. National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II) Project | Department of

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Energy National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II) Project National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II) Project National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II) Project Frank Crescenzo, NSLS-II FPD, FPD of the Year March 23, 2016 Presentation (2.39 MB) Key Resources Internal DOE Tools PMCDP EVMS PARS IIe FPD Resource Center PM Newsletter Forms and Templates More Documents & Publications EA-1558: Final Environmental Assessment EA-1321: Final Environmental Assessment National

  18. PMCDP Training Schedule | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers

    Section 1222 of the Energy Policy Act 2005 » PLAINS & EASTERN CLEAN LINE TRANSMISSION LINE PLAINS & EASTERN CLEAN LINE TRANSMISSION LINE On March 25, 2016, U.S. Secretary of Energy Dr. Ernest Moniz announced that the Department of Energy (DOE) will participate in the development of the Plains & Eastern Clean Line project (Project), a major clean energy infrastructure project. Through section 1222 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, Congress authorized DOE to promote electric

  19. Liquid-blocking check valve

    DOE Patents [OSTI]

    Merrill, J.T.

    1982-09-27

    A liquid blocking check valve useful particularly in a pneumatic system utilizing a pressurized liquid fill chamber. The valve includes a floatable ball disposed within a housing defining a chamber. The housing is provided with an inlet aperture disposed in the top of said chamber, and an outlet aperture disposed in the bottom of said chamber in an offset relation to said inlet aperture and in communication with a cutaway side wall section of said housing.

  20. SU-E-I-53: Comparison of Kerma-Area-Product Between the Micro-Angiographic Fluoroscope (MAF) and a Flat Panel Detector (FPD) as Used in Neuro-Endovascular Procedures

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Vijayan, S; Rana, V; Nagesh, S Setlur; Xiong, Z; Rudin, S; Bednarek, D

    2015-06-15

    Purpose: To determine the reduction of integral dose to the patient when using the micro-angiographic fluoroscope (MAF) compared to when using the standard flat-panel detector (FPD) for the techniques used during neurointerventional procedures. Methods: The MAF is a small field-of-view, high resolution x-ray detector which captures 1024 x 1024 pixels with an effective pixel size of 35μm and is capable of real-time imaging up to 30 frames per second. The MAF was used in neuro-interventions during those parts of the procedure when high resolution was needed and the FPD was used otherwise. The technique parameters were recorded when each detector was used and the kerma-area-product (KAP) per image frame was determined. KAP values were calculated for seven neuro interventions using premeasured calibration files of output as a function of kVp and beam filtration and included the attenuation of the patient table for the frontal projections to be more representative of integral patient dose. The air kerma at the patient entrance was multiplied by the beam area at that point to obtain the KAP values. The ranges of KAP values per frame were determined for the range of technique parameters used during the clinical procedures. To appreciate the benefit of the higher MAF resolution in the region of interventional activity, DA technique parameters were generally used with the MAF. Results: The lowest and highest values of KAP per frame for the MAF in DA mode were 4 and 50 times lower, respectively, compared to those of the FPD in pulsed fluoroscopy mode. Conclusion: The MAF was used in those parts of the clinical procedures when high resolution and image quality was essential. The integral patient dose as represented by the KAP value was substantially lower when using the MAF than when using the FPD due to the much smaller volume of tissue irradiated. This research was supported in part by Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation and NIH Grant R01EB002873.

  1. Check Heat Transfer Surfaces | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Heat Transfer Surfaces Check Heat Transfer Surfaces This tip sheet discusses the importance of checking heat transfer surfaces in process heating systems. PROCESS HEAT TIP SHEET #4 Check Heat Transfer Surfaces (September 2005) (330.85 KB) More Documents & Publications Improving Process Heating System Performance: A Sourcebook for Industry, Second Edition Check Burner Air to Fuel Ratios Process Heating Assessment and Survey Tool (PHAST) Introduction

  2. CMM Interim Check Design of Experiments (U)

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Montano, Joshua Daniel

    2015-07-29

    Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMM) are widely used in industry, throughout the Nuclear Weapons Complex and at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) to verify part conformance to design definition. Calibration cycles for CMMs at LANL are predominantly one year in length and include a weekly interim check to reduce risk. The CMM interim check makes use of Renishaw’s Machine Checking Gauge which is an off-the-shelf product simulates a large sphere within a CMM’s measurement volume and allows for error estimation. As verification on the interim check process a design of experiments investigation was proposed to test a couple of key factors (location and inspector). The results from the two-factor factorial experiment proved that location influenced results more than the inspector or interaction.

  3. Las Conchas Challenge Grant Fund checks awarded

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    Las Conchas Challenge Grant recipients Las Conchas Challenge Grant Fund checks awarded Checks totaling $57,934 presented to businesses from Los Alamos, Española, and Santa Fe that provided goods and services during the Las Conchas Fire. August 23, 2011 Smokey sunset over the Jemez Smokey sunset over the Jemez Contact Steve Sandoval Communications Office (505) 665-9206 Email LOS ALAMOS, New Mexico, August 23, 2011-Los Alamos National Laboratory Director and Los Alamos National Security, LLC

  4. Declaration of Trust 5.13.2013.pdf

    Energy Savers

    Test | Department of Energy Declaration of Construction Completion and Verification of Readiness to Test Declaration of Construction Completion and Verification of Readiness to Test Salt Waste Processing Facility, Project No. 05-D-405 Pam Marks, FPD, DOE-SR March 2, 2016 Presentation (10.94 MB) Key Resources PMCDP EVMS PARS IIe FPD Resource Center PM Newsletter Forms and Templates More Documents & Publications Salt Waste Processing Facility, Construction Turnover to Testing and

  5. Declaration of Construction Completion and Verification of Readiness to

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Test | Department of Energy Declaration of Construction Completion and Verification of Readiness to Test Declaration of Construction Completion and Verification of Readiness to Test Salt Waste Processing Facility, Project No. 05-D-405 Pam Marks, FPD, DOE-SR March 2, 2016 Presentation (10.94 MB) Key Resources Internal DOE Tools PMCDP EVMS PARS IIe FPD Resource Center PM Newsletter Forms and Templates More Documents & Publications Salt Waste Processing Facility, Construction Turnover to

  6. SU-D-204-05: Quantitative Comparison of a High Resolution Micro-Angiographic Fluoroscopic (MAF) Detector with a Standard Flat Panel Detector (FPD) Using the New Metric of Generalized Measured Relative Object Detectability (GM-ROD)

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Russ, M; Ionita, C; Bednarek, D; Rudin, S

    2015-06-15

    Purpose: In endovascular image-guided neuro-interventions, visualization of fine detail is paramount. For example, the ability of the interventionist to visualize the stent struts depends heavily on the x-ray imaging detector performance. Methods: A study to examine the relative performance of the high resolution MAF-CMOS (pixel size 75µm, Nyquist frequency 6.6 cycles/mm) and a standard Flat Panel Detector (pixel size 194µm, Nyquist frequency 2.5 cycles/mm) detectors in imaging a neuro stent was done using the Generalized Measured Relative Object Detectability (GM-ROD) metric. Low quantum noise images of a deployed stent were obtained by averaging 95 frames obtained by both detectors without changing other exposure or geometric parameters. The square of the Fourier transform of each image is taken and divided by the generalized normalized noise power spectrum to give an effective measured task-specific signal-to-noise ratio. This expression is then integrated from 0 to each of the detector’s Nyquist frequencies, and the GM-ROD value is determined by taking a ratio of the integrals for the MAF-CMOS to that of the FPD. The lower bound of integration can be varied to emphasize high frequencies in the detector comparisons. Results: The MAF-CMOS detector exhibits vastly superior performance over the FPD when integrating over all frequencies, yielding a GM-ROD value of 63.1. The lower bound of integration was stepped up in increments of 0.5 cycles/mm for higher frequency comparisons. As the lower bound increased, the GM-ROD value was augmented, reflecting the superior performance of the MAF-CMOS in the high frequency regime. Conclusion: GM-ROD is a versatile metric that can provide quantitative detector and task dependent comparisons that can be used as a basis for detector selection. Supported by NIH Grant: 2R01EB002873 and an equipment grant from Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation.

  7. Reality Check: Cheaper Batteries are GOOD for America's Electric...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Reality Check: Cheaper Batteries are GOOD for America's Electric Vehicle Manufacturers Reality Check: Cheaper Batteries are GOOD for America's Electric Vehicle Manufacturers ...

  8. Evaluation of Heat Checking and Washout of Heat Resistant Superalloys...

    Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

    Evaluation of Heat Checking and Washout of Heat Resistant Superalloys and Coatings for Die inserts Citation Details In-Document Search Title: Evaluation of Heat Checking and ...

  9. Glovebox pressure relief and check valve

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Blaedel, K.L.

    1986-03-17

    This device is a combined pressure relief valve and check valve providing overpressure protection and preventing back flow into an inert atmosphere enclosure. The pressure relief is embodied by a submerged vent line in a mercury reservior, the releif pressure being a function of the submerged depth. The pressure relief can be vented into an exhaust system and the relieving pressure is only slightly influenced by the varying pressure in the exhaust system. The check valve is embodied by a ball which floats on the mercury column and contacts a seat whenever vacuum exists within the glovebox enclosure. Alternatively, the check valve is embodied by a vertical column of mercury, the maximum back pressure being a function of the height of the column of mercury.

  10. Scheduling: Test and Processes | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Scheduling: Test and Processes Scheduling: Test and Processes Scheduling: Test and Processes (993.07 KB) Key Resources Internal DOE Tools PMCDP EVMS PARS IIe FPD Resource Center PM Newsletter Forms and Templates More Documents & Publications DOE EVMSIH and Pilot EVMS Review Procedure Scheduling: Test and Processes Focusing DOE Compliance Efforts

  11. PARS II Training Workbook (Course 103) | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Training Workbook (Course 103) PARS II Training Workbook (Course 103) PARS II 103 Updating Projects and Reporting Training Workbook (PARS II Release 1.1), September, 2010. Workbook (7.62 MB) Key Resources Internal DOE Tools PMCDP EVMS PARS IIe FPD Resource Center PM Newsletter Forms and Templates More Documents & Publications PARS II TRAINING

  12. Emerging Snippet Topics | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Emerging Snippet Topics Emerging Snippet Topics Emerging Snippet Topics (2.64 MB) Key Resources Internal DOE Tools PMCDP EVMS PARS IIe FPD Resource Center PM Newsletter Forms and Templates More Documents & Publications Earned Value Management System Interpretation Handbook (EVMSIH) V2.0 Emerging Snippet Topics Planning, Scheduling, and Budgeting Recommendations to Improve EVM and Project Management Integration in the DOE

  13. EVMS Review Procedure | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Review Procedure EVMS Review Procedure EVMS Review Procedure (3.19 MB) Key Resources Internal DOE Tools PMCDP EVMS PARS IIe FPD Resource Center PM Newsletter Forms and Templates More Documents & Publications DOE EVMSIH and Pilot EVMS - FROM DATA TO DIAGNOSIS - A DoD Perspective - David Kester, Defense Contract Management Agency Earned Value Management System (EVMS) Corrective Action Standard Operating Procedure

  14. EVMS Self Governance | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Self Governance EVMS Self Governance EVMS Self Governance (920.48 KB) Key Resources Internal DOE Tools PMCDP EVMS PARS IIe FPD Resource Center PM Newsletter Forms and Templates More Documents & Publications DOE EVMSIH and Pilot DOE EVMS Interpretation Handbook Test Automation EVMS Self Governance Focusing DOE Compliance Efforts

  15. DOE EVMS Interpretation Handbook Test Automation | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    EVMS Interpretation Handbook Test Automation DOE EVMS Interpretation Handbook Test Automation DOE EVMSIH Test Automation (2.34 MB) Key Resources Internal DOE Tools PMCDP EVMS PARS IIe FPD Resource Center PM Newsletter Forms and Templates More Documents & Publications DOE EVMSIH and Pilot DOE EVMS Interpretation Handbook Test Automation EVMS Interpretation Handbook 2.0 Update EVMS Self Governance

  16. DOE EVMSIH and Pilot | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    EVMSIH and Pilot DOE EVMSIH and Pilot DOE EVMSIH and Pilot (3.01 MB) Key Resources Internal DOE Tools PMCDP EVMS PARS IIe FPD Resource Center PM Newsletter Forms and Templates More Documents & Publications DOE EVMS Interpretation Handbook Test Automation DOE EVMSIH and Pilot EVMS Interpretation Handbook 2.0 Update DOE EVMSIH and Pilot Focusing DOE Compliance Efforts

  17. Apparatus for checking dimensions of workpieces

    DOE Patents [OSTI]

    Possati, Mario; Golinelli, Guido

    1992-01-01

    An apparatus for checking features of workpieces with rotational symmetry defining a geometrical axis, which includes a base, rest devices fixed to the base for supporting the workpiece with the geometrical axis horizontally arranged, and a support structure coupled to the base for rotation about a horizontal axis. A counterweight and sensor are coupled to the support structure and movable with the support structure from a rest position, allowing loading of the workpiece to be checked onto the rest devices to a working position where the sensor is brought into cooperation with the workpiece. The axis of rotation of the support structure is arranged below the axis of the workpiece, in correspondence to a vertical geometrical plane passing through the workpiece geometric axis when the workpiece is positioned on the rest devices.

  18. Pre-resistance-welding resistance check

    DOE Patents [OSTI]

    Destefan, Dennis E.; Stompro, David A.

    1991-01-01

    A preweld resistance check for resistance welding machines uses an open circuited measurement to determine the welding machine resistance, a closed circuit measurement to determine the parallel resistance of a workpiece set and the machine, and a calculation to determine the resistance of the workpiece set. Any variation in workpiece set or machine resistance is an indication that the weld may be different from a control weld.

  19. File:OperatingPermitCheckList.pdf | Open Energy Information

    Open Energy Information (Open El) [EERE & EIA]

    OperatingPermitCheckList.pdf Jump to: navigation, search File File history File usage File:OperatingPermitCheckList.pdf Size of this preview: 463 599 pixels. Other resolution:...

  20. New Employee Check in Packet | The Ames Laboratory

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) all webpages (Extended Search)

    New Employee Check in Packet Personnel Information Form (PIF) Intellectual Property Agreement Rules of Behavior - Computer Security Agreement

  1. New Employee Check in Packet | The Ames Laboratory

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    New Employee Check in Packet Personnel Information Form (PIF) Intellectual Property Agreement Rules of Behavior - Computer Security Agreement

  2. FY2016 PMCDP Training Schedule | Department of Energy

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    Transitions | Department of Energy FY 2017 President's Budget Request for the Office of Technology Transitions FY 2017 President's Budget Request for the Office of Technology Transitions FY 2017 President's Budget Request for the Office of Technology Transitions The following presentation reflects the FY 2017 Budget Request to Congress for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Technology Transitions. The presentation includes: The mission of the Office of Technology Transition Technology

  3. A Dynamic MPI Software Correctness Checking Tool

    Energy Science and Technology Software Center (OSTI)

    2005-10-31

    Umpire is prototype tool developed at LLNL by Bronis R. de Supinski, J. M. May, Martin Schulz and Jeffery Vetter as part of the ASDE TRTS project for detecting programming errors at runtime in message passing applications. Umpire monitors the MPI operations of an application by interposing itself between the application and the MPI runtime system using the MPI profiling layer. Umpire then checks the application’s MPI behavior for specific errors. Umpire detects errors thatmore » are local to individual MPI tasks, including resource errors (e.g., leaks of MPI datatypes and other opaque objects) and overwrites of non-blocking send buffers. It also detects distributed errors, including deadlocks involving any MPI-1 constructs and datatype mismatches between matching communication operations.« less

  4. Performance checks with the Alpha Sentry CAM

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    Rodgers, J.C.

    1994-08-01

    Before a CAM is put into service, it must be calibrated. The flow meter and detector must be calibrated with an external flow meter to provide accurate flow data, and the detector must be calibrated to produce accurate DPM data. Both flow and DPM data enter into the calculation of the Derived Air Concentration exposure (DAC-hr) by the CAM software. The focus of this report is on methods for checking that the DAC-hr alarm functionality has been properly calibrated and available in installed CAM instruments. The process begins with detector calibration. In order to calibrate the detector, the Alpha Sentry CAM is placed in an off-line calibration mode and detector efficiency calibration is selected. The user is prompted to enter the calibration source DPM and place the source in the CAM head. Upon latching the filter door with the source in place, a count is automatically initiated and completed. From the count data and the user entered DPM data, an efficiency is determined in the Alpha Sentry Manager (ASM) and stored in non-volatile memory in the CAM head electronics. This source is typically a plated {sup 239}Pu or {sup 241}Am source diffused into a stainless steel planchet.

  5. Check Burner Air to Fuel Ratios | Department of Energy

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    Burner Air to Fuel Ratios Check Burner Air to Fuel Ratios This tip sheet discusses when to check and reset burner air to fuel ratios as well as why it's a simply way to maximize the efficiency of process heating equipment. PROCESS HEATING TIP SHEET #2 Check Burner Air to Fuel Ratios (November 2007) (260.29 KB) More Documents & Publications Waste Heat Reduction and Recovery for Improving Furnace Efficiency, Productivity and Emissions Performance: A BestPractices Process Heating Technical

  6. Virginia Residents Check Out New Energy Lending Library | Department of

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    Energy Virginia Residents Check Out New Energy Lending Library Virginia Residents Check Out New Energy Lending Library Graphic with six different images on it, including the Rethink Energy logo. Residential Network member Arlington County (VA) launched an Energy Lending Library on Earth Day that engaged residents and identified energy- and money-saving opportunities. Anyone with an Arlington Public Library card can check out thermal cameras, electricity usage monitors, self-help books about

  7. Check In & Registration - Combustion Energy Frontier Research Center

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    Check In & Registration Check In & Registration I am a student in an U.S. academic institution and wish to arrive Saturday June 18th. I noticed that I am being charged lodging for the Saturday night stay. Is lodging not covered by the CEFRC scholarship? This is a change from previous years. The 2016 scholarship only covers 5 nights of lodging: check in Sunday June 19th, check out Friday June 24th. If you arrange to arrive early or depart later, you will be billed for the cost of the

  8. DISCLAIMER : UNCONTROLLED WHEN PRINTED - PLEASE CHECK THE STATUS...

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    29 Oct 2015 DISCLAIMER : UNCONTROLLED WHEN PRINTED - PLEASE CHECK THE STATUS OF THE DOCUMENT IN IDM Technical Specifications (In-Cash Procurement) Tech Specs for Boundary and first...

  9. Energy Management System Implementation … Do and Check

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    W3-3 Advanced Manufacturing Office eere.energy.gov ADVANCED MANUFACTURING OFFICE Energy Management System Implementation - Do and Check Ed Hardison Dorothy Atwood Deann Desai WC ...

  10. Unitarity check in gravitational Higgs mechanism (Journal Article) |

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    SciTech Connect Journal Article: Unitarity check in gravitational Higgs mechanism Citation Details In-Document Search Title: Unitarity check in gravitational Higgs mechanism The effective field theory of massive gravity has long been formulated in a generally covariant way [N. Arkani-Hamed, H. Georgi, and M. D. Schwartz, Ann. Phys. (N.Y.) 305, 96 (2003).]. Using this formalism, it has been found recently that there exists a class of massive nonlinear theories that are free of the

  11. LCLS User Check-In Procedures | Linac Coherent Light Source

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    User Check-In Procedures Data Collection & Analysis | Policies | Proposals | Schedules | Shipping | User Portal Prior to traveleing to SLAC, review changes for badging/automated access and updated user check-in procedures: STEP 1. Register or Update User Portal. Provide or update your user information through the user portal (this must be completed prior to arrival). Ensure that you have correctly listed your current institution. If a user agreement with your institution is not executed in

  12. Baseline Change Proposal (BCP) ESAAB and PMRC Brief Template | Department

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    of Energy Baseline Change Proposal (BCP) ESAAB and PMRC Brief Template Baseline Change Proposal (BCP) ESAAB and PMRC Brief Template Template for briefing Baseline Change Proposals to the ESAAB and/or PMRC July 2015 Template (579 KB) Key Resources Internal DOE Tools PMCDP EVMS PARS IIe FPD Resource Center PM Newsletter Forms and Templates More Documents & Publications Critical Decision 2 (CD-2) ESAAB and PMRC Brief Template DOE Project Management Risk Committee (PMRC) SOP ESAAB Standard

  13. Planning, Scheduling, and Budgeting | Department of Energy

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    Planning, Scheduling, and Budgeting Planning, Scheduling, and Budgeting Planning, Scheduling, and Budgeting David Kester, Project Management Policy and Systems March 24, 2016 Presentation (2.46 MB) Key Resources Internal DOE Tools PMCDP EVMS PARS IIe FPD Resource Center PM Newsletter Forms and Templates More Documents & Publications Emerging Snippet Topics Recommendations to Improve EVM and Project Management Integration in the DOE Planning, Scheduling, and Budgeting

  14. 2014 DOE Project Management Workshop Presentations: PARS II Enhancements -

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    Igor Pedan, MA-63 | Department of Energy 4 DOE Project Management Workshop Presentations: PARS II Enhancements - Igor Pedan, MA-63 2014 DOE Project Management Workshop Presentations: PARS II Enhancements - Igor Pedan, MA-63 2014 DOE Project Management Workshop presentation by Igor Pedan. Presentation (1.32 MB) Key Resources Internal DOE Tools PMCDP EVMS PARS IIe FPD Resource Center PM Newsletter Forms and Templates More Documents & Publications 2014 DOE Project Management Workshop

  15. Focusing DOE Compliance Efforts | Department of Energy

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    Focusing DOE Compliance Efforts Focusing DOE Compliance Efforts Focusing DOE Compliance Efforts Melvin Frank, Project Management Policy and Systems March 24, 2016 Presentation (536.02 KB) Key Resources Internal DOE Tools PMCDP EVMS PARS IIe FPD Resource Center PM Newsletter Forms and Templates More Documents & Publications DOE EVMSIH and Pilot Focusing DOE Compliance Efforts DOE/EFCOG EVMSIH "Relook", Path to Improvement Focusing DOE Compliance Efforts EVMS Interpretation Handbook

  16. In-Reactor Experiment

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    Capital Assets Project Documentation Improving Capital Assets Project Documentation Memorandum from Deputy Secretary Poneman 4-22-2013 Improving Capital Asset Project Documentation.pdf (336.8 KB) Key Resources Internal DOE Tools PMCDP EVMS PARS IIe FPD Resource Center PM Newsletter Forms and Templates More Documents & Publications Smith Electric Vehicles: Advanced Vehicle Electrification + Transportation Sector Electrification Aligning Contract Incentives for Capital Asset Projects Policy

  17. FY 2008 Overall Contract and Project Management Improvement Performance

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    Metrics and Targets | Department of Energy 8 Overall Contract and Project Management Improvement Performance Metrics and Targets FY 2008 Overall Contract and Project Management Improvement Performance Metrics and Targets FY 2008 4th Quarter Metrics Final -- Overall Contract and Project Management Performance Metrics and Targets. FY 2008 4th Quarter Metrics (71.09 KB) Key Resources Internal DOE Tools PMCDP EVMS PARS IIe FPD Resource Center PM Newsletter Forms and Templates More Documents

  18. Project Controls Fellowship Program | Department of Energy

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    Project Controls Fellowship Program Project Controls Fellowship Program Project Controls Fellowship Program (466.96 KB) Key Resources Internal DOE Tools PMCDP EVMS PARS IIe FPD Resource Center PM Newsletter Forms and Templates More Documents & Publications Project Controls Fellowship Program Improving DOE's Project Controls Integration with Project Management Please click here to read the latest interactive edition of DOE Project Management News. This month's edition includes the Director's

  19. EIA-748C 32 EVMS Guidelines Reference | Department of Energy

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    EIA-748C 32 EVMS Guidelines Reference EIA-748C 32 EVMS Guidelines Reference 32 EVMS Guidelines are broken down into 5 areas: Organization, Planning & Budgeting, Accounting, Analysis, and Revisions. THis chart identified all 32 guidelines and the subject area they al into. Download 32 EVMS Guidelines Chart (664.13 KB) Key Resources Internal DOE Tools PMCDP EVMS PARS IIe FPD Resource Center PM Newsletter Forms and Templates More Documents & Publications EVMS Review Procedure DOE EVMSIH and

  20. DOE Initiative to Improve PM and EVM, Integration Survey Results |

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    Department of Energy Initiative to Improve PM and EVM, Integration Survey Results DOE Initiative to Improve PM and EVM, Integration Survey Results DOE Initiative to Improve PM and EVM, Integration Survey Results Karen Urschel, Humphreys & Associates March 24, 2016 Presentation (563.59 KB) Key Resources Internal DOE Tools PMCDP EVMS PARS IIe FPD Resource Center PM Newsletter Forms and Templates More Documents & Publications Department of Energy Earned Value Management Survey Results

  1. 2012 Awards for Project Management | Department of Energy

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    2 Awards for Project Management 2012 Awards for Project Management Federal Project Director of the Year for 2012 Mr. Hannibal Joma The 2012 Secretary Achievement Award The Office of Environment Management's K-33 Gaseous Diffusion Process Building Project The Office of Science Daya Bay Reactor Neutrino Detector Project The Office of Environmental Management's Idaho Nuclear facility Decontamination & Decommissioning Project Key Resources Internal DOE Tools PMCDP EVMS PARS IIe FPD Resource

  2. Corrective Action Plan (CAP) 2008 | Department of Energy

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    Corrective Action Plan (CAP) 2008 Corrective Action Plan (CAP) 2008 The Root Cause Analysis Corrective Action Plan ensures that the root causes identified in the Root Cause Analysis report are addressed with meaningful and lasting solutions in order to improve contract and project management performance. Corrective Action Plan (CAP) 2008 (5.93 MB) Key Resources Internal DOE Tools PMCDP EVMS PARS IIe FPD Resource Center PM Newsletter Forms and Templates More Documents & Publications National

  3. Critical Decision 0 (CD-0) ESAAB and PMRC Brief Template | Department of

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    Energy 0 (CD-0) ESAAB and PMRC Brief Template Critical Decision 0 (CD-0) ESAAB and PMRC Brief Template Template for briefing Critical Decisions to the ESAAB and/or PMRC July 2015 Template (111.92 KB) Key Resources Internal DOE Tools PMCDP EVMS PARS IIe FPD Resource Center PM Newsletter Forms and Templates More Documents & Publications DOE Project Management Risk Committee (PMRC) SOP Critical Decision 1 (CD-1) ESAAB and PMRC Brief Template Critical Decision 2 (CD-2

  4. Critical Decision 1 (CD-1) ESAAB and PMRC Brief Template | Department of

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Energy 1 (CD-1) ESAAB and PMRC Brief Template Critical Decision 1 (CD-1) ESAAB and PMRC Brief Template Template for briefing Critical Decisions to the ESAAB and/or PMRC July 2015 Template (6.63 MB) Key Resources Internal DOE Tools PMCDP EVMS PARS IIe FPD Resource Center PM Newsletter Forms and Templates More Documents & Publications Critical Decision 3 (CD-3) ESAAB and PMRC Brief Template DOE Project Management Risk Committee (PMRC) SOP Critical Decision 0 (CD-0

  5. Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) - Getting the Right Project Structure and

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    Acquisition Plan | Department of Energy Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) - Getting the Right Project Structure and Acquisition Plan Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) - Getting the Right Project Structure and Acquisition Plan Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) - Getting the Right Project Structure and Acquisition Plan Dale Christenson, UPF Federal Project Director March 23, 2016 Presentation (7.3 MB) Key Resources Internal DOE Tools PMCDP EVMS PARS IIe FPD Resource Center PM Newsletter Forms

  6. The use of check valve performance data to support new concepts (probabilistic risk assessment, condition monitoring) for check valve program

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    Hart, K.A.; Gower, D.

    1996-12-01

    The concept of developing an integrated check valve database based on the Nuclear Power Reliability Data System (NPRDS) data was presented at the last Symposium. The Nuclear Industry Check Valve Group (NIC), working in cooperation with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), has completed an operational database of check valve performance from 1984 to the present. NIC has committed to the nuclear industry to periodically update the data and maintain this information accessible. As the new concepts of probabilistic risk analysis and condition monitoring are integrated into the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Code, a critical element will be performance data. From check valve performance data, feasible failure modes and rates can be established. When a failure rate or frequency of failures can be established based on a significant enough population (sampling), a more solid foundation for focusing resources and determining appropriate frequencies and testing can be determined. The presentation will give the updated status of the NIC Check Valve Performance Database covering (1) methodology used to combine the original ORNL data; (2) process/controls established for continuing update and refinement of the data; (3) discussion of how this data is being utilized by (a) OM-22 for condition monitoring, and (b) risk-based inservice testing work of Westinghouse Owners` Group; and (4) results/trends of data evaluations. At the 1994 Symposium, ORNL provided an update as of 1991 to their original work of 1984 -1990 which they had performed to characterize check valve degradations and failures in the nuclear industry. These characterizations will be updated to 1995 and additional reviews provided to give insight into the current condition and trends of check valve performance.

  7. V-156: Linux Kernel Array Bounds Checking Flaw Lets Local Users...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    6: Linux Kernel Array Bounds Checking Flaw Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges V-156: Linux Kernel Array Bounds Checking Flaw Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges May...

  8. Failure Modes and Causes for Swing and Lift Type Check Valves...

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    National Laboratory (ORNL)relative to nuclear industry check valve performance, no ... In cooperation with the Nuclear Industry Check Valve Group (NIC), ORNL has reviewed and ...

  9. Failure Modes and Causes for Swing and Lift Type Check Valves

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    National Laboratory (ORNL) relative to nuclear industry check valve performance, no ... In cooperation with the Nuclear Industry Check Valve Group (NIC), ORNL has reviewed and ...

  10. National propane safety week caps fifth anniversary of GAS Check

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    Prowler, S.

    1990-09-01

    This paper reports on National Propane Safety Week. The publicity encompassed everything from preventative maintenance to safe winter storage of cylinders. This campaign focused much of its attention on GAS (gas appliance system) Check, the propane industry's most well-known safety program.

  11. Removable check valve for use in a nuclear reactor

    DOE Patents [OSTI]

    Dunn, Charlton (Calabasas, CA); Gutzmann, Edward A. (Simi Valley, CA)

    1988-01-01

    A removable check valve for interconnecting the discharge duct of a pump and an inlet coolant duct of a reactor core in a pool-type nuclear reactor. A manifold assembly is provided having an outer periphery affixed to and in fluid communication with the discharge duct of the pump and has an inner periphery having at least one opening therethrough. A housing containing a check valve is located within the inner periphery of the manifold. The upper end of the housing has an opening in alignment with the opening in the manifold assembly, and seals are provided above and below the openings. The lower end of the housing is adapted for fluid communication with the inlet duct of the reactor core.

  12. Non-trivial checks of novel consistency relations

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    Berezhiani, Lasha; Khoury, Justin; Wang, Junpu E-mail: jkhoury@sas.upenn.edu

    2014-06-01

    Single-field perturbations satisfy an infinite number of consistency relations constraining the squeezed limit of correlation functions at each order in the soft momentum. These can be understood as Ward identities for an infinite set of residual global symmetries, or equivalently as Slavnov-Taylor identities for spatial diffeomorphisms. In this paper, we perform a number of novel, non-trivial checks of the identities in the context of single field inflationary models with arbitrary sound speed. We focus for concreteness on identities involving 3-point functions with a soft external mode, and consider all possible scalar and tensor combinations for the hard-momentum modes. In all these cases, we check the consistency relations up to and including cubic order in the soft momentum. For this purpose, we compute for the first time the 3-point functions involving 2 scalars and 1 tensor, as well as 2 tensors and 1 scalar, for arbitrary sound speed.

  13. 309 Facility deactivation and decommisioning Criteria Completion Check Lists

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    Cornwell, B.C.

    1996-02-01

    To facilitate and track completion of the 309 Facility turnover criteria completion an Applicability Matrix and Criteria Completion Check Lists were prepared. The applicability matrix documents the required turnover criteria for a given area in the facility or scope of work. The applicable criteria is selected for 16 different areas. For each area a completion checklist is provided to document completion of a requirement by WHC and the Environmental Restoration Contractor.

  14. Tools for Viewing and Quality Checking ARM Data

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    Tools for Viewing and Quality Checking ARM Data S. Bottone and S. Moore Mission Research Corporation Santa Barbara, California Introduction Mission Research Corporation (MRC) is developing software tools to assist the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Data Quality Office with their data inspection tasks. One such tool is NCVweb, a web-based data analysis and visualization tool that allows for easy viewing of ARM NetCDF data files. This tool helps to eliminate the need of and problems

  15. Slide 1

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    Integrated Program Management Report: FPD Quick Check Office of Acquisition and Project Management (APM) MA-60 U. S. Department of Energy July 2014 Achieving Management and...

  16. EVMS Training Snippet: 2.2 Contract Performance Report / Integrated...

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    EVMS Training Snippet: 2.2 Contract Performance Report Integrated Program Management Report: FPD Quick Check This EVMS Training Snippet, sponsored by the Office of Project ...

  17. File:Temporary storage plan review check list.pdf | Open Energy...

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    Temporary storage plan review check list.pdf Jump to: navigation, search File File history File usage File:Temporary storage plan review check list.pdf Size of this preview: 463 ...

  18. NEW CREDENTIAL HELPS HOMES GET HEALTH AND SAFETY CHECK-UPS |...

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    NEW CREDENTIAL HELPS HOMES GET HEALTH AND SAFETY CHECK-UPS NEW CREDENTIAL HELPS HOMES GET HEALTH AND SAFETY CHECK-UPS Logo of the Building Performance Institute. This spring, ...

  19. check list for those with one abnormal BeLPT

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    CHECK LIST FOR THOSE WHO HAVE HAD, OR WHO IN THE FUTURE HAVE, ONE ABNORMAL BeLPT _____ Fill out the EE-1 and EE-3 and include a copy of any abnormal BeLPT results that you have; review the EE-7 form. _____ Make a copy of the completed forms (one to keep for yourself). _____ Take the original copy of your forms (or mail them) to your nearest EEOICPA Resource Center. If you have already filed these forms, please do not fill them out again, just skip to the next item, below. _____ After you are

  20. Secretary Chu Checks In on Biomass Pilot-Scale Facility | Department of

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    Energy Checks In on Biomass Pilot-Scale Facility Secretary Chu Checks In on Biomass Pilot-Scale Facility November 22, 2011 - 10:03am Addthis Secretary Steven Chu visited Kapolei, Hawaii, to check on the process of an integrated biorefinery project awarded $25 million through the Recovery Act to construct the facility. | Image courtesy of the Energy Department. Secretary Steven Chu visited Kapolei, Hawaii, to check on the process of an integrated biorefinery project awarded $25 million

  1. FPD's Perspective Talking Points - Los Alamos National Labratory - NISA |

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    Fax Name Number Number Location AMES SITE OFFICE Ames Site Office Cynthia K. Baebler, Manager ...........................................................................630-252-1563 630-252-2654 X/BLDG 201 ARGONNE SITE OFFICE Argonne Site Office Joanna M. Livengood, Manager .......................................................................630-252-2366 /201 BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION Executive Office Elliot E. Mainzer, Administrator and Chief Executive Officer

  2. Program Secretarial Office Site Office Name FPD Level Certified...

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    ... W Level I 1222010 EM CBC SHINE,JOHN M Level I 322007 EM ORP SMITH,DABRISHA M Level I 1232013 EM RL SMITH,SAHID C Level I 12302010 EM ORP STAFFORD JR,HAROLD J Level I 7...

  3. SU-D-BRD-03: Improving Plan Quality with Automation of Treatment Plan Checks

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    Covington, E; Younge, K; Chen, X; Lee, C; Matuszak, M; Kessler, M; Acosta, E; Orow, A; Filpansick, S; Moran, J; Keranen, W

    2015-06-15

    Purpose: To evaluate the effectiveness of an automated plan check tool to improve first-time plan quality as well as standardize and document performance of physics plan checks. Methods: The Plan Checker Tool (PCT) uses the Eclipse Scripting API to check and compare data from the treatment planning system (TPS) and treatment management system (TMS). PCT was created to improve first-time plan quality, reduce patient delays, increase efficiency of our electronic workflow, and to standardize and partially automate plan checks in the TPS. A framework was developed which can be configured with different reference values and types of checks. One example is the prescribed dose check where PCT flags the user when the planned dose and the prescribed dose disagree. PCT includes a comprehensive checklist of automated and manual checks that are documented when performed by the user. A PDF report is created and automatically uploaded into the TMS. Prior to and during PCT development, errors caught during plan checks and also patient delays were tracked in order to prioritize which checks should be automated. The most common and significant errors were determined. Results: Nineteen of 33 checklist items were automated with data extracted with the PCT. These include checks for prescription, reference point and machine scheduling errors which are three of the top six causes of patient delays related to physics and dosimetry. Since the clinical roll-out, no delays have been due to errors that are automatically flagged by the PCT. Development continues to automate the remaining checks. Conclusion: With PCT, 57% of the physics plan checklist has been partially or fully automated. Treatment delays have declined since release of the PCT for clinical use. By tracking delays and errors, we have been able to measure the effectiveness of automating checks and are using this information to prioritize future development. This project was supported in part by P01CA059827.

  4. SU-D-BRD-04: The Impact of Automatic Radiation Therapy Plan Checks in Treatment Planning

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    Gopan, O; Yang, F; Ford, E

    2015-06-15

    Purpose: The physics plan check verifies various aspects of a treatment plan after dosimetrists have finished creating the plan. Some errors in the plan which are caught by the physics check could be caught earlier in the departmental workflow. The purpose of this project was to evaluate a plan checking script that can be run within the treatment planning system (TPS) by the dosimetrists prior to plan approval and export to the record and verify system. Methods: A script was created in the Pinnacle TPS to automatically check 15 aspects of a plan for clinical practice conformity. The script outputs a list of checks which the plan has passed and a list of checks which the plan has failed so that appropriate adjustments can be made. For this study, the script was run on a total of 108 plans: IMRT (46/108), VMAT (35/108) and SBRT (27/108). Results: Of the plans checked by the script, 77/108 (71%) failed at least one of the fifteen checks. IMRT plans resulted in more failed checks (91%) than VMAT (51%) or SBRT (63%), due to the high failure rate of an IMRT-specific check, which checks that no IMRT segment < 5 MU. The dose grid size and couch removal checks caught errors in 10% and 14% of all plans – errors that ultimately may have resulted in harm to the patient. Conclusion: Approximately three-fourths of the plans being examined contain errors that could be caught by dosimetrists running an automated script embedded in the TPS. The results of this study will improve the departmental workflow by cutting down on the number of plans that, due to these types of errors, necessitate re-planning and re-approval of plans, increase dosimetrist and physician workload and, in urgent cases, inconvenience patients by causing treatment delays.

  5. Checking Your Car's 4000 Welds is Serious Business. Scientists Just Made

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    it Easier. | Department of Energy Checking Your Car's 4000 Welds is Serious Business. Scientists Just Made it Easier. Checking Your Car's 4000 Welds is Serious Business. Scientists Just Made it Easier. March 4, 2015 - 10:45am Addthis Robotic welding is vital to auto manufacturing, but double checking the welds is done by hand. Infrared technology promises to make it a whole lot easier. | Photo by Ripley Engineering used with permission. Robotic welding is vital to auto manufacturing, but

  6. Failure Modes and Causes for Swing and Lift Type Check Valves...

    Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

    to the recent work performed by Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)relative to nuclear industry check valve performance, no information was readily available regarding the...

  7. V-172: ISC BIND RUNTIME_CHECK Error Lets Remote Users Deny Service Against Recursive Resolvers

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    A defect exists which allows an attacker to crash a BIND 9 recursive resolver with a RUNTIME_CHECK error in resolver.c

  8. The Do and Check Processes of an Energy Management System | Department...

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    design, and procurement. "Check" processes include measuring and monitoring, legal requirements, internal auditing, non-conformance (corrective and preventive), and records. ...

  9. Application of risk-based methods to inservice testing of check valves

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    Closky, N.B.; Balkey, K.R.; McAllister, W.J.

    1996-12-01

    Research efforts have been underway in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and industry to define appropriate methods for the application of risk-based technology in the development of inservice testing (IST) programs for pumps and valves in nuclear steam supply systems. This paper discusses a pilot application of these methods to the inservice testing of check valves in the emergency core cooling system of Georgia Power`s Vogtle nuclear power station. The results of the probabilistic safety assessment (PSA) are used to divide the check valves into risk-significant and less-risk-significant groups. This information is reviewed by a plant expert panel along with the consideration of appropriate deterministic insights to finally categorize the check valves into more safety-significant and less safety-significant component groups. All of the more safety-significant check valves are further evaluated in detail using a failure modes and causes analysis (FMCA) to assist in defining effective IST strategies. A template has been designed to evaluate how effective current and emerging tests for check valves are in detecting failures or in finding significant conditions that are precursors to failure for the likely failure causes. This information is then used to design and evaluate appropriate IST strategies that consider both the test method and frequency. A few of the less safety-significant check valves are also evaluated using this process since differences exist in check valve design, function, and operating conditions. Appropriate test strategies are selected for each check valve that has been evaluated based on safety and cost considerations. Test strategies are inferred from this information for the other check valves based on similar check valve conditions. Sensitivity studies are performed using the PSA model to arrive at an overall IST program that maintains or enhances safety at the lowest achievable cost.

  10. SU-D-BRD-01: An Automated Physics Weekly Chart Checking System Supporting ARIA

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    Chang, X; Yang, D

    2015-06-15

    Purpose: A software tool was developed in this study to perform automatic weekly physics chart check on the patient data in ARIA. The tool accesses the electronic patient data directly from ARIA server and checks the accuracy of treatment deliveries, and generates reports which summarize the delivery history and highlight the errors. Methods: The tool has four modules. 1) The database interface is designed to directly access treatment delivery data from the ARIA database before reorganizing the data into the patient chart tree (PCT). 2) PCT is a core data structure designed to store and organize the data in logical hierarchies, and to be passed among functions. 3) The treatment data check module analyzes the organized data in PCT and stores the checking results into PCT. 4) Report generation module generates reports containing the treatment delivery summary, chart checking results and plots of daily treatment setup parameters (couch table positions, shifts of image guidance). The errors that are found by the tool are highlighted with colors. Results: The weekly check tool has been implemented in MATLAB and clinically tested at two major cancer centers. Javascript, cascading style sheets (CSS) and dynamic HTML were employed to create the user-interactive reports. It takes 0.06 second to search the delivery records of one beam with PCT and compare the delivery records with beam plan. The reports, saved in the HTML files on shared network folder, can be accessed by web browser on computers and mobile devices. Conclusion: The presented weekly check tool is useful to check the electronic patient treatment data in Varian ARIA system. It could be more efficient and reliable than the manually check by physicists. The work was partially supported by a research grant from Varian Medical System.

  11. EVMS Training Snippets | Department of Energy

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    EVMS Training Snippets EVMS Training Snippets Continuous Learning Points (CLPs) Reviewing one hour of snippets will equate to one CLP. To receive credit, FPD's can submit a CLP Request under the PMCDP menu in their ESS account. All others may send an email (indicating the Snippets viewed) through their respective supervisor to sigmond_ceaser@hq.doe.gov to receive a certificate with the appropriate CLPs awarded. Order EVM Topic Tutorial Name Length 1.1 DOE Reviews DOE Order 413.B EVM Requirements

  12. 2016-09-10 DOE G 413.3-19 Staffing Model Template v10 | Department of

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    Energy 6-09-10 DOE G 413.3-19 Staffing Model Template v10 2016-09-10 DOE G 413.3-19 Staffing Model Template v10 This staffing model template supports DOE G 413.3-19, which provides an approach to determining the appropriate level and type of federal personnel needed to effectively plan, direct, and oversee project execution. DOE G 413.3-19 Staffing Model (777.57 KB) Key Resources Internal DOE Tools PMCDP EVMS PARS IIe FPD Resource Center PM Newsletter Forms and Templates More Documents &

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    Energy 3 Schedule Guidance and Resources EVMS Training Snippet: 3.3 Schedule Guidance and Resources This EVMS Training Snippet, sponsored by the Office of Project Management (PM) provides information on where to find more information about Scheduling. Link to Video Presentation (03:17) | Prior Snippet (3.2) | Next Snippet (4.1) | Return to Index Slides Only (168.63 KB) Slides with Notes (798.93 KB) Key Resources Internal DOE Tools PMCDP EVMS PARS IIe FPD Resource Center PM Newsletter Forms

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  17. Well devices with annulus check valve and hydraulic by-pass

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    Lawson, J.E.

    1984-05-22

    Hanger apparatus for suporting pipe in a well, the apparatus including both an annulus check valve, via which communication is established with the annulus between the suspended pipe and surrounding casing, and a pressure fluid by-pass, via which communication with a down-hole device such as a safety valve is established. Opening of the check valve and establishment of communication via the by-pass are accomplished by a simple stabbing operation with, e.g., a handling tool or a production upper body. Alternately, the check valve is opened by hydraulic pressure delivered via the production upper body.

  18. Crops, Bots and Bytes: Check Out the Robots Behind ARPA-E's Agro-Energy

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    Program | Department of Energy Crops, Bots and Bytes: Check Out the Robots Behind ARPA-E's Agro-Energy Program Crops, Bots and Bytes: Check Out the Robots Behind ARPA-E's Agro-Energy Program June 9, 2016 - 5:02pm Addthis Crops, Bots and Bytes: Check Out the Robots Behind ARPA-E’s Agro-Energy Program Biofuels have huge potential as a low-carbon alternative to fossil fuels for transportation. But farming crops for biofuel takes land, fresh water and other resources that are increasingly

  19. Design and Testing of Vacuum Breaker Check Valve for Simplified Boiling Water Reactor

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    Ishii, M.; Xu, Y.; Revankar, S.T.

    2002-07-01

    A new design of the vacuum breaker check valve was developed to replace the mechanical valve in a simplified boiling water reactor. Scaling and design calculations were performed to obtain the geometry of new passive hydraulic vacuum breaker check valve. In order to check the valve performance, a RELAP5 model of the simplified boiling water reactor system with the new valve was developed. The valve was implemented in an integral facility, PUMA and was tested for large break loss of coolant accident. (authors)

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    Go: Check Out the New Energy Savers Mobile Site March 16, 2012 - 12:46pm Addthis Chris Stewart Senior Communicator at DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory For years, many of...

  1. Secretary Chu Visits Russian Seaport, Checks Out Second Line of Defense

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    Nuclear Detection System | Department of Energy Russian Seaport, Checks Out Second Line of Defense Nuclear Detection System Secretary Chu Visits Russian Seaport, Checks Out Second Line of Defense Nuclear Detection System June 7, 2011 - 8:59am Addthis John Gerrard What does this mean for me? The Second Line of Defense program cracks down on nuclear smuggling by installing radiation detection equipment at ports, border crossings and airports around the world. We've all seen the movies where

  2. 5 Checks & 5 Tips for INCITE | Argonne Leadership Computing Facility

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    Early Science Program INCITE Program 5 Checks & 5 Tips for INCITE Mira Computational Readiness Assessment ALCC Program Director's Discretionary (DD) Program ALCF Data Science Program INCITE 2016 Projects ALCC 2016-2017 Projects ADSP projects Theta ESP Projects View All Projects Publications ALCF Tech Reports Industry Collaborations 5 Checks & 5 Tips for INCITE How do you know if INCITE is right for your research? Your answers to these five questions may help you decide. Follow these

  3. Compreshensive industry poll sparks ideas on new push for GAS check

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    1991-02-01

    This paper provides a comprehensive survey of active participants, inactive participants, and non-participants in the GAS Check program which served as the focus of considerable discussion at a recent GAS Check Committee meeting in Oak Brook, Ill. In an effort to encourage greater involvement in the program by marketers and consumers alike, committee members voted to undertake a number of important activities now and in the near future. These actions include: Contacting homeowners' insurance companies (through their national association, if applicable) regarding possible discounts or other incentives that would encourage policyholders to participate in GAS Check. NPGA's desire to obtain insurance company endorsement arose from the finding that many homeowners are simply not interested in the program.

  4. End of Summer Check Up: How Did You Do? | Department of Energy

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    End of Summer Check Up: How Did You Do? End of Summer Check Up: How Did You Do? September 1, 2009 - 11:53am Addthis Well, the end of summer is in sight. Labor Day is on the horizon, kids are getting ready to go back to school... and the summer energy efficiency tips we've given you are about to be retired for the year. Not all of them, but some apply only to the warm weather months, and so they'll get a rest while we retool for winter. We're going to switch back to Stay Warm, Save Money (our

  5. Energy Savings Tips on the Go: Check Out the New Energy Savers Mobile Site

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    | Department of Energy Savings Tips on the Go: Check Out the New Energy Savers Mobile Site Energy Savings Tips on the Go: Check Out the New Energy Savers Mobile Site March 16, 2012 - 12:46pm Addthis Chris Stewart Senior Communicator at DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory For years, many of you have found energy-saving tips about how to save money and energy at home, in your vehicle, and at work on our EnergySavers desktop site. This month, we launched a new Energy Savers mobile

  6. Science Accelerator "checks" off another enhancement | OSTI, US Dept of

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    Energy Office of Scientific and Technical Information "checks" off another enhancement Back to the OSTI News Listing for 2011 Have you ever wanted to save all the items on a search results page but found that checking each item a cumbersome process? With Science Accelerator, you now have a quick and easy option - to 'Select all displayed'. This selects all the results on the page that you are viewing. In addition, the search and retrieval capability for one of the Science

  7. Tank 30 and 37 Supernatant Sample Cross-Check and Evaporator Feed Qualification Analysis-2012

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    Oji, L. N.

    2013-03-07

    This report summarizes the analytical data reported by the F/H and Savannah River National Laboratories for the 2012 cross-check analysis for high level waste supernatant liquid samples from SRS Tanks 30 and 37. The intent of this Tank 30 and 37 sample analyses was to perform cross-checks against routine F/H Laboratory analyses (corrosion and evaporator feed qualification programs) using samples collected at the same time from both tanks as well as split samples from the tanks.

  8. SU-D-BRD-05: Online Framework for Plan Tracking and Automatic Checks in Radiation Therapy

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    Zaks, D; Fletcher, R; Salamon, S; Kim, G; Ning, T; Cornell, M; Pawlicki, T; Cervino, L

    2015-06-15

    Purpose: To develop an online framework that tracks a patient’s plan from initial simulation to treatment and that helps automate elements of the physics plan checks usually performed in the record and verify (RV) system and treatment planning system. Methods: We have developed PlanTracker, an online plan tracking system that automatically imports new patients tasks and follows it through treatment planning, physics checks, therapy check, and chart rounds. A survey was designed to collect information about the amount of time spent by medical physicists in non-physics related tasks. We then assessed these non-physics tasks for automation. Using these surveys, we directed our PlanTracker software development towards the automation of intra-plan physics review. We then conducted a systematic evaluation of PlanTracker’s accuracy by generating test plans in the RV system software designed to mimic real plans, in order to test its efficacy in catching errors both real and theoretical. Results: PlanTracker has proven to be an effective improvement to the clinical workflow in a radiotherapy clinic. We present data indicating that roughly 1/3 of the physics plan check can be automated, and the workflow optimized, and show the functionality of PlanTracker. When the full system is in clinical use we will present data on improvement of time use in comparison to survey data prior to PlanTracker implementation. Conclusion: We have developed a framework for plan tracking and automatic checks in radiation therapy. We anticipate using PlanTracker as a basis for further development in clinical/research software. We hope that by eliminating the most simple and time consuming checks, medical physicists may be able to spend their time on plan quality and other physics tasks rather than in arithmetic and logic checks. We see this development as part of a broader initiative to advance the clinical/research informatics infrastructure surrounding the radiotherapy clinic. This research

  9. RFEDSCHK User's Manual (The RFEDS Lab Data Check routine), Environmental and Scientific Systems Information Resources: Version 1. 00

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    The RFEDS Laboratory Data Check routine (RFEDSCHK) preforms checks of the off-site laboratory data to identify missing and/or incorrect data which may exist. The check routine is designed to assist the laboratories to correct deficiencies contained in the data before it is sent to the Rocky Flats Environmental Management Department, there-by improving the quality of the data being placed in RFEDS. If the data passes the checks with no errors, the data will be acceptable for placement into RFEDS and delivery of the electronic data to EG G is appropriate. If errors are detected, the laboratory should correct the errors and perform the check again until the data is free of errors.

  10. Reliability of excess-flow check-valves in turbine lubrication systems

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    Dundas, R.E.

    1996-12-31

    Reliability studies on excess-flow check valves installed in a gas turbine lubrication system for prevention of spray fires subsequent to fracture or separation of lube lines were conducted. Fault-tree analyses are presented for the case of failure of a valve to close when called upon by separation of a downstream line, as well as for the case of accidental closure during normal operation, leading to interruption of lubricating oil flow to a bearing. The probabilities of either of these occurrences are evaluated. The results of a statistical analysis of accidental closure of excess-flow check valves in commercial airplanes in the period 1986--91 are also given, as well as a summary of reliability studies on the use of these valves in residential gas installations, conducted under the sponsorship of the Gas Research Institute.

  11. DISCLAIMER : UNCONTROLLED WHEN PRINTED - PLEASE CHECK THE STATUS OF THE DOCUMENT IN IDM

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    Sep 2016 DISCLAIMER : UNCONTROLLED WHEN PRINTED - PLEASE CHECK THE STATUS OF THE DOCUMENT IN IDM Technical Specifications (In-Cash Procurement) Hot Cell Complex - Building interfaces and cost optimization This document aims at specifying two transverse activities to be performed in parallel: 1 - Interfaces management: review of the input data for building design activities, elaboration of the Interfaces Sheets between the building (PBS62) and the systems, 2 - Cost optimization: continuous effort

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    9 Sep 2016 DISCLAIMER : UNCONTROLLED WHEN PRINTED - PLEASE CHECK THE STATUS OF THE DOCUMENT IN IDM Technical Specifications (In-Cash Procurement) Technical Specifications_Engineering expertise for structural integrity This document describes technical needs on engineering structural integrity justification for diagnostic attachments to the ITER VV and Finite Element Analysis for the PPD Division. IDM UID TWU382 VERSION CREATED ON / VERSION / STATUS 28 Sep 2016 / 1.1 / Approved EXTERNAL REFERENCE

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    Oct 2016 DISCLAIMER : UNCONTROLLED WHEN PRINTED - PLEASE CHECK THE STATUS OF THE DOCUMENT IN IDM Technical Specifications (In-Cash Procurement) Technical_Specifications_Project, Integration of ITER Neutron Diagnostics This document describes technical needs of ITER/TED/PPD Diagnostics Division, with particular reference to engineering expertise for the Neutron Diagnostics project, integration and follow up activities, as appropriate. IDM UID TZV98M VERSION CREATED ON / VERSION / STATUS 17 Oct

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    Oct 2016 DISCLAIMER : UNCONTROLLED WHEN PRINTED - PLEASE CHECK THE STATUS OF THE DOCUMENT IN IDM Technical Specifications (In-Cash Procurement) Summary Technical Specification - Metrology Equipment The purpose of this Call for Nomination (CFN) is to identify potential companies or consortia having the capacity to supply metrology equipment to be utilized in the Building 13 Metrology Laboratory and portable metrology instruments to be utilized during construction of the ITER Tokamak Machine and

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    5 Sep 2016 DISCLAIMER : UNCONTROLLED WHEN PRINTED - PLEASE CHECK THE STATUS OF THE DOCUMENT IN IDM Technical Specifications (In-Cash Procurement) Technical summary for the supply and installation of a warehouse equipped with overhead crane This technical summary is prepared for the call for nomination of the supply and installation of a warehouse equipped with overhead crane. IDM UID THPYBL VERSION CREATED ON / VERSION / STATUS 15 Sep 2016 / 1.1 / Approved EXTERNAL REFERENCE / VERSION The supply

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    6 Nov 2016 DISCLAIMER : UNCONTROLLED WHEN PRINTED - PLEASE CHECK THE STATUS OF THE DOCUMENT IN IDM Technical Specifications (In-Cash Procurement) Technical specification CATIA-ENOVIA QA and QC The present technical specification defines the needs of CIO/DO in CATIA/ENOVIA QA and QC tasks as well as in the implementation of DO processes such as CAD collaboration and Catalogues production IDM UID SWAFCG VERSION CREATED ON / VERSION / STATUS 02 Nov 2016 / 1.0 / Approved EXTERNAL REFERENCE / VERSION

  17. Check out the latest news from the OSTIblog | OSTI, US Dept of Energy

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    Office of Scientific and Technical Information Check out the latest news from the OSTIblog Back to the OSTI News Listing for 2009 Now you can learn the stories behind the news from OSTI and get inside information about the technologies, products and services that drive the information piece of the research and development puzzle. Read about Leaping Concepts and Global Discovery, and find out why For Spreading Knowledge, the Optimum Investment Is Not the Minimum and how OSTI Connects with

  18. FY2017-Preliminary-Project-Packet.pdf

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    FY2017 CRB-Approved PMCDP Training Strategy FY2017 CRB-Approved PMCDP Training Strategy PMCDP FY 2017 Training Strategy The PMCDP Training Strategy is built using data from past years' classes and direction from the PMCDP Certification Review Board. The total number of PMCDP classes is consistent with the number of annual classes over the past three fiscal years, including classes ordered directly by the sites. PMCDP will continue to determine training needs based on input from our users.

  19. Exploration Of Activity Measurements And Equilibrium Checks For Sediment Dating Using Thick-Window Germanium Detectors

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    Warner, Jacob A.; Gladkis, Laura G.; Timmers, Heiko; Fitzsimmons, Kathryn E.; Reynolds, Eva M.

    2011-06-01

    Activity measurements on sediment samples for trapped-charge geological dating using gamma-ray spectroscopy are an important verification of the field-site dose rate determination. Furthermore gamma-ray spectroscopy can check if the natural decay series are in secular equilibrium which is a crucial assumption in such dating. Typically the activities of leading members of the Thorium and Uranium decay series are measured, which requires Germanium detectors with thin windows and good energy resolution in order to effectively detect the associated low energy gamma-rays. Such equipment is not always readily available. The potential of conventional Germanium detectors with thick entrance window has been explored towards routine gamma-ray spectroscopy of sediment samples using higher energy gamma-rays. Alternative isotopes, such as Ac-228 and Pb-212 for the Thorium series, and Pa-234m, Ra-226 and Bi-214 for the Uranium series, have been measured in order to determine the mass-specific activity for the respective series and possibly provide a check of secular equilibrium. In addition to measurements of the K-40 activity, with the alternative approach, the activities of both decay series can be accurately determined. The secular equilibrium condition may be tested for the Thorium series. Measurement accuracy for Pa-234m is, however, not sufficient to permit also a reliable check of equilibrium for the Uranium series.

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    Sep 2016 DISCLAIMER : UNCONTROLLED WHEN PRINTED - PLEASE CHECK THE STATUS OF THE DOCUMENT IN IDM Technical Specifications (In-Cash Procurement) Design Analysis for the development of the design of the ITER Hot Cell Complex (HHC) Specification for design analysis to the ITER Organization in aid of the development of the design of the Hot Cell Complex (HCC). IDM UID T78ULN VERSION CREATED ON / VERSION / STATUS 01 Sep 2016 / 1.0 / Approved EXTERNAL REFERENCE / VERSION Page 1 of 11 Table of Contents

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    Oct 2016 DISCLAIMER : UNCONTROLLED WHEN PRINTED - PLEASE CHECK THE STATUS OF THE DOCUMENT IN IDM Call for Nomination Documents Vacuum Vessel In-Service Inspection_Phase 2 (WP3+WP6): Summary of Technical Specifications The purpose of this project is to provide the designing and procurement of mobile In-Service Inspection (ISI) equipment for performing remote inspection of the ITER Vacuum Vessel (VV) after putting the Tokamak into operation IDM UID TVL3N8 VERSION CREATED ON / VERSION / STATUS 21

  2. SU-D-BRD-02: Auto Weekly - An Automated Online Weekly Chart Check System for Medical Physics

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    Tan, J; Yan, Y; Hager, F; Gu, X; Jia, X; Pompos, A; Foster, R; Stojadinovic, S; Yang, M; Hrycushko, B; Folkerts, M; Zhao, B; Medin, P; Ding, C; Jiang, S

    2015-06-15

    Purpose: Radiation therapy has evolved to become not only more precise and potent, but also more complicated to monitor and deliver. More rigorous and comprehensive quality assurance is needed to safeguard ever advancing radiation therapy. ICRU standards dictate that an ever growing set of treatment parameters are manually checked weekly by medical physicists. This “weekly chart check” procedure is laborious and subject to human errors or other factors. A computer-assisted chart checking process will enable more complete and accurate human review of critical parameters, reduce the risk of medical errors, and improve the efficiency. Methods: We developed a web-based software system that enables a thorough weekly quality assurance checks. In the backend, the software retrieves all machine parameters from a Treatment Management System (TMS) and compares them against the corresponding ones from the treatment planning system. They are also checked for validity against preset rules. The results are displayed as a web page in the front-end for physicists to review. Then a summary report is generated and uploaded automatically to the TMS as a record for weekly chart checking. Results: The software system has been deployed on a web server in our department’s intranet, and has been tested thoroughly by our clinical physicists. A plan parameter would be highlighted when it is off the preset limit. The developed system has changed the way of checking charts with significantly improved accuracy, efficiency, and completeness. It has been shown to be robust, fast, and easy to use. Conclusion: A computer-assisted system has been developed for efficient, accurate, and comprehensive weekly chart checking. The system has been extensively validated and is being implemented for routine clinical use.

  3. Apparatus for checking the direction of polarization of shear-wave ultrasonic transducers

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    Karplus, H.H.B.; Forster, G.A.

    An apparatus for checking the direction of polarization of shear-wave ultrasonic transducers comprises a first planar surface for mounting the shear-wave transducer, a second planar surface inclined at a predetermined angle to the first surface to generate longitudinal waves by mode conversion, and a third planar surface disposed at a second predetermined angle to the first for mounting a longitudinal-wave ultransonic transducer. In an alternate embodiment, two second planar surfaces at the predetermined angle are placed at an angle to each other. The magnitude of the shear wave is a function of the angle between the direction of polarization of the transducer and the mode-conversion surface.

  4. Apparatus for checking the direction of polarization of shear-wave ultrasonic transducers

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    Karplus, Henry H. B.

    1980-01-01

    An apparatus for checking the direction of polarization of shear-wave ultrasonic transducers comprises a first planar surface for mounting the shear-wave transducer, a second planar surface inclined at a predetermined angle to the first surface to generate longitudinal waves by mode conversion, and a third planar surface disposed at a second predetermined angle to the first for mounting a longitudinal-wave ultrasonic transducer. In an alternate embodiment, two second planar surfaces at the predetermined angle are placed at an angle to each other. The magnitude of the shear wave is a function of the angle between the direction of polarization of the transducer and the mode-conversion surface.

  5. SU-E-T-601: Patient Specific QA Check for Radiotherapy with Carbon Beam at SAGA HIMAT

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    Himukai, T; Tsunashima, Y; Kanazawa, M; Mizota, M; Shioyama, Y; Endo, M

    2015-06-15

    Purpose: To verify a patient specific QA for a prescribed dose per monitor unit (MU) and range check of carbon ion radiotherapy with a beam wobbling method at SAGA HIMAT. Methods: The dose distribution in a water phantom was recalculated with a treatment plan made by XiO-N (Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Tokyo). The depth dose distributions at central axis were compared with measurements using pinpoint ionization chamber (PTW31014). Measured data were analyzed for dose and distance difference with criteria of 3% and 2mm. To check for the MU and range, analysis data were used at center and distal end of a spread out bragg peak (SOBP) depth, respectively. Results: Treatment plan of 1400 beams in 500 patients were used for analysis. The pass rate of the MU and range was about 98% and 74%, respectively. The rate of both was 73%. The plan data passed only the MU check were verified depth dose profile. The data passed only the range and failed of both were compared depth dose distributions at off axis. If it was failed, we discussed with physicians. Conclusion: Most of patient specific QA check for a prescribed MU and range check at SAGA HIMAT were passed.

  6. Microsoft Word - Policy Flash_2010-02_Deputy_FPD_Certification...

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    More Documents & Publications Microsoft Word - Fact Sheet Energy Speech 082508 FINAL.doc Microsoft Word - Policy Flash 2008-07.doc Microsoft Word - Policy Flash 2008-10.doc...

  7. SU-D-BRD-07: Automatic Patient Data Audit and Plan Quality Check to Support ARIA and Eclipse

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    Li, X; Li, H; Wu, Y; Mutic, S; Yang, D

    2014-06-01

    Purpose: To ensure patient safety and treatment quality in RT departments that use Varian ARIA and Eclipse, we developed a computer software system and interface functions that allow previously developed electron chart checking (EcCk) methodologies to support these Varian systems. Methods: ARIA and Eclipse store most patient information in its MSSQL database. We studied the contents in the hundreds database tables and identified the data elements used for patient treatment management and treatment planning. Interface functions were developed in both c-sharp and MATLAB to support data access from ARIA and Eclipse servers using SQL queries. These functions and additional data processing functions allowed the existing rules and logics from EcCk to support ARIA and Eclipse. Dose and structure information are important for plan quality check, however they are not stored in the MSSQL database but as files in Varian private formats, and cannot be processed by external programs. We have therefore implemented a service program, which uses the DB Daemon and File Daemon services on ARIA server to automatically and seamlessly retrieve dose and structure data as DICOM files. This service was designed to 1) consistently monitor the data access requests from EcCk programs, 2) translate the requests for ARIA daemon services to obtain dose and structure DICOM files, and 3) monitor the process and return the obtained DICOM files back to EcCk programs for plan quality check purposes. Results: EcCk, which was previously designed to only support MOSAIQ TMS and Pinnacle TPS, can now support Varian ARIA and Eclipse. The new EcCk software has been tested and worked well in physics new start plan check, IMRT plan integrity and plan quality checks. Conclusion: Methods and computer programs have been implemented to allow EcCk to support Varian ARIA and Eclipse systems. This project was supported by a research grant from Varian Medical System.

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    PDF icon Microsoft Word - CLPCreditAssignmentTable More Documents & Publications PMCDP Curriculum Learning Map Microsoft Word - AL2006-07.doc PMCDP Certification and Equivalency ...

  9. Thermal-hydraulic analysis for changing feedwater check valve leakage rate testing methodology

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    Fuller, R.; Harrell, J.

    1996-12-01

    The current design and testing requirements for the feedwater check valves (FWCVs) at the Grand Gulf Nuclear Station are established from original licensing requirements that necessitate extremely restrictive air testing with tight allowable leakage limits. As a direct result of these requirements, the original high endurance hard seats in the FWCVs were modified with elastomeric seals to provide a sealing surface capable of meeting the stringent air leakage limits. However, due to the relatively short functional life of the elastomeric seals compared to the hard seats, the overall reliability of the sealing function actually decreased. This degraded performance was exhibited by frequent seal failures and subsequent valve repairs. The original requirements were based on limited analysis and the belief that all of the high energy feedwater vaporized during the LOCA blowdown. These phenomena would have resulted in completely voided feedwater lines and thus a steam environment within the feedwater leak pathway. To challenge these criteria, a comprehensive design basis accident analysis was developed using the RELAP5/MOD3.1 thermal-hydraulic code. Realistic assumptions were used to more accurately model the post-accident fluid conditions within the feedwater system. The results of this analysis demonstrated that no leak path exists through the feedwater lines during the reactor blowdown phase and that sufficient subcooled water remains in various portions of the feedwater piping to form liquid water loop seals that effectively isolate this leak path. These results provided the bases for changing the leak testing requirements of the FWCVs from air to water. The analysis results also established more accurate allowable leakage limits, determined the real effective margins associated with the FWCV safety functions, and led to design changes that improved the overall functional performance of the valves.

  10. Consistency check for trends in surface temperature and upper-level circulation: 1950-1992

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    Van Den Dool, H.M.; O'Lenic, E.A. ); Klein, W.H. )

    1993-12-01

    A time series of 43 years of observed monthly mean air temperature at 109 sites in the 48 contiguous US is compared to monthly mean air temperature specified from hemispheric gridded 700-mb heights. Because both upper-air and surface data have problems that may limit their use in climate change studies, this comparison could be considered a mutual consistency check. Cooling (by about 0.5[degrees]C) from 1951 to about 1970 and subsequent warming (also by 0.5[degrees]C) that continues through the present are found in both datasets, indicating that these interdecadal changes are probably real. In the last several years the specified temperatures were often colder than those observed. This prompted an investigation of whether the [open quotes]residual[close quotes] (specified minus observed) has recently been large (and negative) compared to the earlier part of the record. It was found that for the same 700-mb height field, surface temperatures were almost a degree Celsius warmer in the last few years than they were in the early 1950s, but considering the variability of the residuals over the 1950-92 period, the recent cold residuals may not yet be strikingly unusual. By comparing the full set of 109 stations to a [open quotes]clean[close quotes] subset of 24, the impact of common problems in surface data (station relocation, urbanization, etc.) was found to be quite small. The rather favorable comparison of observed surface temperatures and specified temperatures (which suffer from upper-air analysis/observation changes over the years) indicates that their respective data problems do not appear to validate their use in studies of interdecadal temperature change. 16 refs., 6 figs.

  11. RFEDSCHK User`s Manual (The RFEDS Lab Data Check routine), Environmental and Scientific Systems Information Resources: Version 1.00

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    The RFEDS Laboratory Data Check routine (RFEDSCHK) preforms checks of the off-site laboratory data to identify missing and/or incorrect data which may exist. The check routine is designed to assist the laboratories to correct deficiencies contained in the data before it is sent to the Rocky Flats Environmental Management Department, there-by improving the quality of the data being placed in RFEDS. If the data passes the checks with no errors, the data will be acceptable for placement into RFEDS and delivery of the electronic data to EG&G is appropriate. If errors are detected, the laboratory should correct the errors and perform the check again until the data is free of errors.

  12. Check Heat Transfer Services; Industrial Technologies Program (ITP) Energy Tips - Process Heating Tip Sheet #4 (Fact Sheet).

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    4 * September 2005 Industrial Technologies Program Check Heat Transfer Surfaces Industrial process heating systems use various methods to transfer heat to the load. These include direct heat transfer from the flame or heated gases to the load and indirect heat transfer from radiant tubes, muffles, or heat exchangers. Indirect heating systems that use fuel firing, steam, or hot liquids to supply heat are discussed in this tip sheet. In each case, clean heat transfer surfaces can improve system

  13. SU-E-T-377: Inaccurate Positioning Might Introduce Significant MapCheck Calibration Error in Flatten Filter Free Beams

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    Wang, S; Chao, C; Chang, J

    2014-06-01

    Purpose: This study investigates the calibration error of detector sensitivity for MapCheck due to inaccurate positioning of the device, which is not taken into account by the current commercial iterative calibration algorithm. We hypothesize the calibration is more vulnerable to the positioning error for the flatten filter free (FFF) beams than the conventional flatten filter flattened beams. Methods: MapCheck2 was calibrated with 10MV conventional and FFF beams, with careful alignment and with 1cm positioning error during calibration, respectively. Open fields of 37cmx37cm were delivered to gauge the impact of resultant calibration errors. The local calibration error was modeled as a detector independent multiplication factor, with which propagation error was estimated with positioning error from 1mm to 1cm. The calibrated sensitivities, without positioning error, were compared between the conventional and FFF beams to evaluate the dependence on the beam type. Results: The 1cm positioning error leads to 0.39% and 5.24% local calibration error in the conventional and FFF beams respectively. After propagating to the edges of MapCheck, the calibration errors become 6.5% and 57.7%, respectively. The propagation error increases almost linearly with respect to the positioning error. The difference of sensitivities between the conventional and FFF beams was small (0.11 ± 0.49%). Conclusion: The results demonstrate that the positioning error is not handled by the current commercial calibration algorithm of MapCheck. Particularly, the calibration errors for the FFF beams are ~9 times greater than those for the conventional beams with identical positioning error, and a small 1mm positioning error might lead to up to 8% calibration error. Since the sensitivities are only slightly dependent of the beam type and the conventional beam is less affected by the positioning error, it is advisable to cross-check the sensitivities between the conventional and FFF beams to detect

  14. SU-E-T-631: Commissioning and Comprehensive Evaluation of the ArcCHECK Cylindrical Diode Array for VMAT QA

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    Chaswal, V; Weldon, M; Gupta, N; Rong, Y

    2014-06-15

    Purpose: Commissioning and comprehensive evaluation of ArcCHECK phantom for dosimetry of VMAT QA, using 6MV photon beam with and without the flattening filter. Methods: ArcCHECK was evaluated for response dependency on linac dose rate, instantaneous dose rate, radiation field size, beam angle and couch insertion. Scatter dose characterization, consistency and symmetry of response, dosimetric accuracy of fixed aperture arcs and clinical VMAT plans were investigated. Measurements were done using TrueBeam™ STx accelerator (Console version 1.6) with a 6 MV beam with and without flattening filter. Reference dose-grids were calculated using Eclipse TPS Analytical Anisotropic Algorithm (AAA version 10.0.39). Planned doses were calculated using symmetric 2mm 3D dose grids with 4 degree angular resolution defaulted to each control point. Gamma evaluations were performed in absolute dose mode, with default normalization to maximum dose in the curved plane and a low dose threshold of 10% to restrict the analysis to clinically relevant areas. Global and local gamma indices at 3mm/3% and 2mm/2% level were computed using SNC software (version 6.0). Results: Results of gamma analysis demonstrated an overall agreement between ArcCHECK measured and TPS calculated reference doses. Field size dependency was within 0.5% of the reference. Dose-rate based dependency was well within 1% of the TPS reference and the angular dependency was ±3% of the reference, as tested for BEV angles. At the level of 3%/3mm, narrow and wide open arcs as well as clinical VMAT cases demonstrated high level of dosimetry accuracy in global gamma passing rates for both 6X and 6F beams. At the level of 2%/2mm two VMAT cases involving the narrow heavily modulated arcs demonstrated lower passing rates. Conclusion: ArcCHECK phantom with latest software and hardware upgrades is suitable for VMAT QA. For higher sensitivity of 2%/2mm gamma analysis, we intend to use it as one of the VMAT QA evaluation metrics.

  15. Nuclear reaction analysis for H, Li, Be, B, C, N, O and F with an RBS check

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    Lanford, W. A.; Parenti, M.; Nordell, B. J.; Paquette, M. M.; Caruso, A. N.; Mäntymäki, M.; Hämäläinen, J.; Ritala, M.; Klepper, K. B.; Miikkulainen, V.; et al

    2015-11-12

    In this paper, 15N nuclear reaction analysis (NRA) for H is combined with 1.2 MeV deuteron (D) NRA which provides a simultaneous analysis for Li, Be, B, C, N, O and F. The energy dependence of the D NRA has been measured and used to correct for the D energy loss in film being analyzed. A 2 MeV He RBS measurement is made. Film composition is determined by a self-consistent analysis of the light element NRA data combined with an RBS analysis for heavy elements. This composition is used to simulate, with no adjustable parameters, the complete RBS spectrum. Finally,more » comparison of this simulated RBS spectrum with the measured spectrum provides a powerful check of the analysis.« less

  16. SU-E-T-374: Sensitivity of ArcCHECK to Tomotherapy Delivery Errors: Dependence On Analysis Technique

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    Templeton, A; Chu, J; Turian, J

    2014-06-01

    Purpose: ArcCHECK (Sun Nuclear) is a cylindrical diode array detector allowing three-dimensional sampling of dose, particularly useful in treatment delivery QA of helical tomotherapy. Gamma passing rate is a common method of analyzing results from diode arrays, but is less intuitive in 3D with complex measured dose distributions. This study explores the sensitivity of gamma passing rate to choice of analysis technique in the context of its ability to detect errors introduced into the treatment delivery. Methods: Nine treatment plans were altered to introduce errors in: couch speed, gantry/sonogram synchronization, and leaf open time. Each plan was then delivered to ArcCHECK in each of the following arrangements: offset, when the high dose area of the plan is delivered to the side of the phantom so that some diode measurements will be on the order of the prescription dose, and centered, when the high dose is in the center of the phantom where an ion chamber measurement may be acquired, but the diode measurements are in the mid to low-dose region at the periphery of the plan. Gamma analysis was performed at 3%/3mm tolerance and both global and local gamma criteria. The threshold of detectability for each error type was calculated as the magnitude at which the gamma passing rate drops below 90%. Results: Global gamma criteria reduced the sensitivity in the offset arrangement (from 2.3% to 4.5%, 8 to 21, and 3ms to 8ms for couch-speed decrease, gantry-error, and leaf-opening increase, respectively). The centered arrangement detected changes at 3.3%, 5, and 4ms with smaller variation. Conclusion: Each arrangement has advantages; offsetting allows more sampling of the higher dose region, while centering allows an ion chamber measurement and potentially better use of tools such as 3DVH, at the cost of positioning more of the diodes in the sometimes noisy mid-dose region.

  17. Mechanistic insights into mode of action of potent natural antagonists of BACE-1 for checking Alzheimer’s plaque pathology

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    Dhanjal, Jaspreet Kaur; Goyal, Sukriti; Sharma, Sudhanshu; Hamid, Rabia; Grover, Abhinav

    2014-01-17

    Highlights: •Accumulation of Aβ plaques is one of the major pathology associated with Alzheimer’s disease. •Inhibition of β-Secretase or BACE-1 offers a viable prospect to check the growth of these plaques. •A large virtual dataset of natural compounds was screened against BACE-1. •Top two hits were analyzed for thermodynamic and structural stability using MD simulations. •Their detailed binding mode of actions were elucidated. -- Abstract: Alzheimer’s is a neurodegenerative disorder resulting in memory loss and decline in cognitive abilities. Accumulation of extracellular beta amyloidal plaques is one of the major pathology associated with this disease. β-Secretase or BACE-1 performs the initial and rate limiting step of amyloidic pathway in which 37–43 amino acid long peptides are generated which aggregate to form plaques. Inhibition of this enzyme offers a viable prospect to check the growth of these plaques. Numerous efforts have been made in recent years for the generation of BACE-1 inhibitors but many of them failed during the preclinical or clinical trials due to drug related or drug induced toxicity. In the present work, we have used computational methods to screen a large dataset of natural compounds to search for small molecules having BACE-1 inhibitory activity with low toxicity to normal cells. Molecular dynamics simulations were performed to analyze molecular interactions between the screened compounds and the active residues of the enzyme. Herein, we report two natural compounds of inhibitory nature active against β-secretase enzyme of amyloidic pathway and are potent lead molecules against Alzheimer’s disease.

  18. OPEN SEASON CHECK LIST

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    FSAFEDS brochure https:www.fsafeds.comGEMFSAFEDSFormsOPM- FSA-OVTF-10-031.pdf Talk to an FSAFEDS representative Open Season benefits fair Contact your agency HR staff...

  19. Fact Check: Steve Spinner

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    Some media outlets have asked us questions about the role that Steve Spinner played during his time at the Energy Department. He was an advisor on our Recovery Act team tasked with monitoring the...

  20. SU-E-T-461: Validation of Planning Algorithms in Dynamic Conformal Arc in IPlan Using ArcCHECK and 3DVH

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    Lei, Y; Zhang, Q; Li, S; Morgan, B; Driewer, J; Zhou, S

    2014-06-01

    Purpose: To study the effect of limited angular resolution of pencil beam calculation (PBC) on dynamic conformal arc plan (DCAP) in iPlan (BrainLab) using the ArcCHECK sytem and 3DVH software (Sun Nuclear Corporation). Methods: Four DCAPs were generated in iPlan RT Dose 4.5 treatment planning system on the ArcCHECK cylindrical phantom with central planning target volume (PTV). A cylindrical shell structure (SHELL) 2.85cm from phantom surface and 1.5 mm thickness was created to simulate the ArcCHECK diode array. Planned doses were calculated using both Monte Carlo calculation (MCC) and PBC algorithms, and exported to 3DVH software for global and target based comparisons using the 3Dgamma index. Four additional DCAPs were created and calculated on patient CT images and mapped onto the ArcCHECK phantom for measurement using a Varian TrueBeam STx. The measurements were compared against both MC and PB calculation using gamma index analysis. Results: For the ArcCHECK phantom, the dose distribution agreement quantified with 3D-gamma index is better (average-gamma (<γ>)=99.9%vs.79.1% and 96.8%vs45.7%, p=0.0294, 0.0286 for gamma (2mm,2%) and (1mm,1%) criteria respectively using Mann-Whitney U test) in the PTV than in the SHELL. The measurements show better agreement with MCC than the PB (<γ>=100%vs.86.7%, 99.6%vs.72.3%, 85.5%vs.50.8%, p=0.021, 0.026, 0.029 for gamma (3mm,3%), (2mm,2%) and (1mm,1%) criteria using Mann-Whitney U test respectively). The effect due to limited (10 degree) angular resolution of the PBC was observed, and it can be one of the possible reasons for poor agreement between measurement and PB calculation. Conclusion: The PBC of iPlan shows poor peripheral dose calculation accuracy for dynamic conformal arc plans due to limited angular resolution, but it performs well in the area close to target volume without considering heterogeneity. Since the user cannot change the 10 degree angular resolution of PBC, MCC is more appropriate for dynamic conformal

  1. SU-E-T-80: Comparison of Fluence-Based RapidArc QAs Using EPID and MapCHECK 2

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    Jin, H; Jesseph, F; Ahmad, S

    2014-06-01

    Purpose: To compare the Varian aS-1000 EPID imager to the isocentrically mounted MapCHECK 2 diode array for RapidArc QAs as a function of photon beam energy. Methods: A Varian TrueBeam STx with an aS-1000 digital imaging panel was used to acquire RapidArc QA images for 13 patient plans; each plan QA was performed at 6, 8, 10 and 15MV energies. The Portal Dose Image Prediction algorithm in the Varian Eclipse treatment planning system (TPS) was used to create the comparison image for the EPID acquisition. A Sun Nuclear MapCHECK 2 diode array on an isocentric mounting fixture with 5 cm water-equivalent buildup was also used for the RapidArc QAs. A composite dose plane was taken from the Eclipse TPS for comparison to the MapCHECK 2 measurements. A gamma test was implemented in the Sun Nuclear Patient software with 10% threshold and absolute comparison for both QA methods. The two-tailed paired t-test was employed to analyze the statistical significance between two methods at the 95% confidence level. Results: The average gamma passing rates were greater than 95% at 3%/3mm using both methods for all four energies. The average passing rates were within 2.5% and 1.1% of each other when analyzed at 2%/2mm and 3%/3mm conditions, respectively. The EPID passing rates were somewhat better than the MapCHECK 2 when analyzed at 1%/1mm condition; this difference decreased with increasing energy (9.1% at 6MV to 2.7% at 15MV). The differences were not statistically significant for all criteria and energies (p-value ã 0.05). Conclusion: EPID-based RapidArc QA results are comparable to MapCHECK 2 when using 3%/3mm criteria at all four energies. EPID-based QA shows potential for being the superior device under strict gamma criteria.

  2. SU-E-T-223: Investigation of the Accuracy of Two-Dimensional Dose Distributions Measurement From High-Dose-Rate Brachytherapy Ir-192 Source Using Multiple-Diode-Array Detector (MapCheck2)

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    Taguenang, J; De La Fuente, T Herman; Ahmad, S; Ali, I

    2014-06-01

    Purpose: To investigate the dosimetric accuracy of multiple-diode-array detector (Mapcheck2) for high-dose-rate brachytherapy Ir-192 source. The two-dimensional (2D) dose distributions measured with MapCheck2 were validated with EBT2 Gafchromic film measurement and AAPM task-group- 43 (TG-43) modeling. Methods: 2D-dose distributions from Ir-192 source were measured with MapCheck2 and EBT2-films. MapCheck2 response was corrected for effects: directional dependence, diode and phantom heterogeneity. Optical density growth of the film was controlled by synchronized scanning of the film exposed to Ir-192 and calibration films exposed to 6 MV linac beams. Similarly, MapCheck2 response was calibrated to dose using 6 MV beams. An empirical model was developed for the dose distributions measured with Mapcheck2 that considered directional, diode and phantom heterogeneity corrections. The dose deposited in solid-state-detectors was modeled using a cavity theory model for the diode. This model was then validated with measurements using EBT2-films and calculations with TG-43. Results: The response of MapCheck2 has been corrected for different effects including: (a) directional dependence of 0–20% over angular range 0o–90o, (b) phantom heterogeneity (3%) and (c) diode heterogeneity (9%). The corrected dose distributions measured with MapCheck2 agreed well with the measured dose distributions from EBT2-film and with calculations using TG-43 within 5% over a wide range of dose levels and rates. The advantages of MapCheck2 include less noisy, linear and stable response compared with film. The response of MapCheck2 exposed to 192Ir-source showed no energy dependence similar to its response to MV energy beam. Detection spatial-resolution of individual diodes was 0.8×0.8 mm2, however, 2DMapCheck2 resolution is limited by distance between diodes (7.07 mm). Conclusion: The dose distribution measured with MapCheck2 agreed well within 5% with that measured using EBT2-films; and

  3. Payroll Check Direct Deposit Authorization

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    for any credit entries in error to my account listed on this form. Printed Name: Z Number Lab phone number Signature: Date: This form is to remain in effect until The...

  4. SU-E-T-349: Verification of a Monte Carlo Simulation Tool as a Second Check for TomoTherapy Treatment Planning

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    Yuan, J; Zheng, Y; Sohn, J; Wessels, B; Chen, Q

    2014-06-01

    Purpose: To verify a virtual source model used in Monte Carlo (MC) TomoTherapy simulations and to provide a tool for the dose distribution second check for TomoTherapy treatment planning. Methods: Published studies adopted the full MC model to simulate helical TomoTherapy which use phase space files (PSFs) at different scoring planes to facilitate patient dose calculations. We have developed a simple virtual source model (VSM) based on the commissioning data of helical TomoTherapy unit which can be exported from the treatment planning station (TPS). To calculate the patient dose distribution, TPS-generated sinograms are extracted from archived patient XML files and fluence maps are created by incorporating the openclose leaf time with leaf filter, jaw penumbra, and leaf latency. The VSM has been validated for various geometrical set-ups including open fields, heterogeneous media and clinical DQA cases. Results: Good agreement was obtained between our VSM and a published full MC model for the test case of heterogeneous media. For the complex clinical head and neck (HN) case, the MC simulation of the DQA plan agreed with the film measurement with 98% of planar dose pixels passing the 2%/2 mm gamma value test. For the patient treatment plan itself, the MC simulation showed comparable DVHs for the planning target volumes (PTVs) and organs-at-risk (OARs). Deviations observed were consistent with literature. Conclusion: The proposed VSM can be used in the MC method to accurately simulate the patient dose distributions for helical TomoTherapy.

  5. Certifications and Professional Development | Department of Energy

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    Acquisition Certifications Program (ACP) Project Management Career Development Program (PMCDP) Aviation Management Green Leases Executive Secretariat Energy Reduction at HQ Real ...

  6. When to submit a certification application | Department of Energy

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    must successfully pass the PMCDP's independent review phase and be submitted to the CRB ... Since the independentreview process can take several weeks, it is recommended supporting ...

  7. June 2016 PM Newsletter | Department of Energy

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    It also includes information on upcoming PMCDP classroom and online training and recent Acquisition Career Management Program certifications. Please click here to read the latest ...

  8. PEP TALK "Policy - EVMS - PARS" Update, Mel Frank, Chief, Project...

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    Workshop, features and capabilities of the new PM Website, EVMS Roadside Assist visits, EVMS Training Snippets, PMCDP classroom and online training, as well as other news. ...

  9. Microsoft Word - 4_25_2011_CEG_Update

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  10. Project Execution and Operational Readiness Reviews

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    PMCDP is offering its annual delivery of the 3-day course, Project Execution and Operational Readiness Reviews, December 15-17, in Washington, D.C.

  11. SC Federal Project Directors | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)

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    Federal Project Directors (FPD) and FPD Resources Project Assessment (OPA) OPA Home About Project Management SC Projects Other Links SC Federal Project Directors (FPD) and FPD Resources Certified Federal Project Directors FPD Leadership Skills .pdf file (29KB) SC FPD 360° Mentoring Contact Information Project Assessment U.S. Department of Energy SC-28/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-4840 F: (301) 903-8520 E: Email Us SC Federal Project Directors

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    OPA Home About Project Management SC Projects Review Dates (updated July 2016) Project Construction Photos Other Links SC Federal Project Directors (FPD) and FPD Resources Contact ...

  13. Signature-based store checking buffer

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    Sridharan, Vilas; Gurumurthi, Sudhanva

    2015-06-02

    A system and method for optimizing redundant output verification, are provided. A hardware-based store fingerprint buffer receives multiple instances of output from multiple instances of computation. The store fingerprint buffer generates a signature from the content included in the multiple instances of output. When a barrier is reached, the store fingerprint buffer uses the signature to verify the content is error-free.

  14. Field Trip Check List | Argonne National Laboratory

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    To ensure a successful field trip, we have developed a teacher checklist to help you plan appropriately for your trip. Argonne National Laboratories is a gated facility and requires additional steps compared to more traditional field trip locations. Pre-Trip Preparation Plan to arrive at the lab by 9:45 am and depart after lunch around 1:00 pm. Adjustments can be made to these times in advance. Tell all adults and students that are age 16 and older to bring a photo ID. Students can use their

  15. Unitarity check in gravitational Higgs mechanism Berezhiani,...

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    MODELS; PARTICLE MODELS; POSTULATED PARTICLES The effective field theory of massive gravity has long been formulated in a generally covariant way N. Arkani-Hamed, H. Georgi,...

  16. Check for chirality in {sup 102}Rh

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    Tonev, D.; Goutev, N.; Yavahchova, M. S.; Petkov, P.; Angelis, G. de; Bhowmik, R. K.; Singh, R. P.; Muralithar, S.; Madhavan, N.; Kumar, R.; Raju, M. Kumar; Kaur, J.; Mahanto, G.; Singh, A.; Kaur, N.; Garg, R.; Sukla, A.; Marinov, Ts. K.; Brant, S.

    2012-10-20

    Excited states in {sup 102}Rh, populated by the fusion-evaporation reaction {sup 94}Zr({sup 11}B,3n){sup 102}Rh at a beam energy of 36 MeV, were studied using the INGA spectrometer at IUAC, New Delhi. The angular correlations and the electromagnetic character of some of the gamma-ray transitions observed were investigated in details. A new chiral candidate sister band was found in the level-scheme of {sup 102}Rh. Lifetimes of exited states in {sup 102}Rh were measured by means of the Doppler-shift attenuation technique. The experimental results do not support the presence of static chirality in {sup 102}Rh.

  17. ClimateCHECK | Open Energy Information

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    136 Clarence Street Place: Ottawa, Ontario Zip: K1N 5P8 Sector: Carbon, Efficiency, Services Product: web software Year Founded: 2007 Phone Number: 6132418000 Website:...

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  19. New Energy Basics Site: Check It Out!

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    Interested in energy efficiency and renewable energy but a little confused by all the terms? Wondering how the technologies actually work? Maybe you're doing some research or working on a paper and...

  20. Possible Scam Regarding OPM Social Media Checks

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    On May 12, 2016, the Security Executive Agent signed the Security Executive Agent Directive (SEAD) 5, “Collection, Use, and Retention of Publicly Available Social Media Information in Personnel Security Background Investigations and Adjudications.” SEAD 5 “addresses the collection and use of publicly available social media information during the conduct of personnel security background investigations and adjudications for determining initial and continue eligibility for access to classified national security information or eligibility to hold a sensitive positions and the retention of such information.”

  1. Federal Project Director of the Year for 2012 | Department of Energy

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    2 Federal Project Director of the Year for 2012 Mr. Hanninal Joma.pdf (225.03 KB) More Documents & Publications 2012 Awards for Project Management PM Workshop 2012 Awards Recognition - Secretary's Awards PMCDP Certification and Equivalency Guidelines

  2. Project Management Career Development Program

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    The Project Management Career Development Program (PMCDP) in Office of Project Management Oversight and Assessments was established in 2001 by a Congressional mandate to ensure the Department of...

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    ... 4-30 3.5 QualitySafety Management ... of the Certification Review Board ...... 5-15 PMCDP ... by the Acquisition Executive (AE) can be used in lieu ...

  4. Project Management Career Development Program | Department of Energy

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    Operational Management » Certifications and Professional Development » Project Management Career Development Program Project Management Career Development Program All PMCDP-related information has been moved to Powerpedia - Project Management Career Development Program.

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    Project Management Career Development Program Certification and Equivalency Guidelines June 2015 Washington D.C. 20585 Record of Changes for Calendar Year 2015 Modification 01, Effective date 1/1/2015: 1. The PMCDP curriculum map was updated to show which PMCDP courses are available online or through desktop delivery - there were no curriculum changes in 2015. Modification 02, Effective date 5/14/2015: 2. The reference to the Program Secretarial Offices' use of "Homerooms" as support

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    Certification and Equivalency Guidelines PMCDP Certification and Equivalency Guidelines This Certification and Equivalency Guidelines (CEG) establishes the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) competency requirements for all DOE federal project management personnel to be certified as DOE Federal Projects Directors (FPDs) in accordance with DOE Order 361.1C, Acquisition Career Management Program, Chapter V (Project Management Career Development Program [PMCDP]). The purpose of the CEG is to provide

  7. Fusion Power Demonstration III

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    Lee, J.D.

    1985-07-01

    This is the third in the series of reports covering the Fusion Power Demonstration (FPD) design study. This volume considers the FPD-III configuration that incorporates an octopole end plug. As compared with the quadrupole end-plugged designs of FPD-I and FPD-II, this octopole configuration reduces the number of end cell magnets and shortens the minimum ignition length of the central cell. The end-cell plasma length is also reduced, which in turn reduces the size and cost of the end cell magnets and shielding. As a contiuation in the series of documents covering the FPD, this report does not stand alone as a design description of FPD-III. Design details of FPD-III subsystems that do not differ significantly from those of the FPD-II configuration are not duplicated in this report.

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    only. Linux and other third party browsers, such as Google Chrome, are not supported. Java and Flash are also required to access the web training. A complete list of system...

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  10. Unitarity check in gravitational Higgs mechanism (Journal Article...

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    parametrization adopted in the effective field theories, thus proving that the presence or absence of the ghost is independent of the parametrization used in either theory. ...

  11. Checking in on Solar Decathlon 2011 | Department of Energy

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  12. Check Out the New Alternative Fuel Station Locator | Department...

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    The locator provides information on biodiesel, ethanol, electricity, hydrogen, natural gas ... to reveal anything from natural gas stations in Seattle to biodiesel stations in Alabama. ...

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    & Control and Electrical Services The technical need described in this technical specifications constitutes system engineering and interface management for Electrical Services and ...

  14. Positive_Pay_and_Check_Reconciliation-PIA.pdf

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    Site Sustainability Team Portsmouth Site Sustainability Team The Portmouth Site Sustainability Team (SST) consists of representatives of the PORTS DOE primary contractors and DOE/PPPO representatives having an interest in or responsibility for meeting their environmental stewardship and compliance needs, including Executive Orders 13514 and 13423, Environmental Compliance, Acquisition, Cleanup, EMS, Energy, Greenhouse Gases, High Performance Buildings, NEPA, Electronics Stewardship, Pollution

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    for safety and accident analyses The purpose of this contract is to provide support to the Plant Engineering Department in the area of safety analyses and accident analyses. ...

  16. Duke Energy Florida- Home Energy Check Audit and Rebate Program

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    Upon request, Duke Energy Florida will perform a free home energy inspection. To qualify for one or all of the rebates, measures must be recommended during the inspection. Eligible equipment and...

  17. Non-trivial checks of novel consistency relations (Journal Article...

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    These can be understood as Ward identities for an infinite set of residual global symmetries, or equivalently as Slavnov-Taylor identities for spatial diffeomorphisms. In this ...

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    rig. This Technical Specification defines the technical requirement for the design, manufacture, supply and delivery of a Large Seal Test Rig for that purpose. IDM UID R7WQNK...

  19. Checking Your Car's 4000 Welds is Serious Business. Scientists...

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    Pat Adams Pat Adams Digital Content Specialist, Office of Public Affairs The average car ... 3D-printed Shelby Cobra, the iconic sports car built from a plastic reinforced by carbon ...

  20. Secretary Chu Visits Russian Seaport, Checks Out Second Line...

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    What does this mean for me? The Second Line of Defense program cracks down on nuclear ... created the Second Line of Defense Program (SLD) -- one of our nation's most ...

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    to provide part of the radiation shield of the NB H&CD system. Page 6 of 13 Figure 3: DNB Passive Magnetic Shield Mechanical engineering services are needed to validate the DNB PMS...

  2. Library Patrons in New York Check-Out Renewable Energy

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    The new solar system on the Esopus Library in New York is expected to generate 31,200 kWh of electricity annually -- approximately 30 percent of the library’s electricity use and a savings of nearly $4,000 in energy costs each year.

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    Technical Specifications (In-Cash Procurement) Computational Fluid Dynamics Analysis for loads definition during accidental scenarios The purpose of this document is to specify the ...

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    design drawing adapted to the real TF inboard environment. The technique of spot welding positioning, fixation by gluing, clamping of panel through uniform applied pressure...

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    .........3 2. Scope ......CIO, step-wise deployment through pilots (scope to be defined in the roadmap, progressive ...

  6. Mid-Winter Check In and Getting Ready for Spring

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    Drew Bittner provides energy efficient tips for closing out the winter and preparing for spring savings in the months ahead.

  7. New pemex agency, smog checks greet Mexican LPG vehicle users

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    Not Available

    1992-10-01

    This paper reports that the relaxation of prohibitions on the use of propane as a motor fuel has spurred sizeable business activity in carburetion and higher demand for LPG throughout Mexico and particularly in Mexico City. However, a number of unforeseen problems have developed that required tough, immediate solutions. After the alternative fuels project began at city hall in Mexico City, publicity spread nationwide, reportedly spurring conversion activity in many other cities. That led to additional demand for fuel of a magnitude that few people had anticipated. In order to assume control of the situation, the national oil company, Pemex, established an official LPG Motor Fuel Department on June 1. Operating in conjunction with the Ministry of Industry, the new department has been busy registering every major propane-powered fleet in the country. Most important, the rate of conversion work must now be pegged to the availability of fuel. It is believed that conversion activity has become more evenly paced since the new Pemex agency took over.over.

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    Procurement) Engineering contract to provide the study for the remote and hand-on maintenance of port-based diagnostic systems Engineering contract to provide the study for the...

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    of Quality Assurance systems and their practical application; - Fluency in English language, both written and oral. 11 Work Monitoring Meeting Schedule The progress of the...

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    Mechanical and Thermo-Hydraulic design of diagnostic components, especially optical systems. Mechanical (staticdynamiclinearnon-linear), Thermo- Hydraulic and...

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    Heating Neutral Beam injector 3. Definitions ACCC Active CorrectionCompensation Coil CAD Computer-Aided Design FMECA Failure Mode, Effects and Criticality Analysis H&CD Heating &...

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    .........7 2.5 Baseline Design Description ......on individual coils, resulting in the baseline design described in Section 2.5. This ...

  13. Virginia Residents Check Out New Energy Lending Library | Department...

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    Graphic with six different images on it, including the Rethink Energy logo. Residential Network member Arlington County (VA) launched an Energy Lending Library on Earth Day that ...

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    ... to the pressure transducer procurement scope (absolute and differential all included). ... for the control and monitoring of the Current Lead cooling are operated at RT. For cost ...

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    IODGCOOTEDHCD Document Security: Internal Use RO: Henderson Mark Read Access LG: EC, GG: IO DDGs (and Senior Advisors), AD: ITER, AD: External Collaborators, AD: IODirector- ...

  16. Progress Energy Florida - Home Energy Check Audit and Rebate...

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    Window FilmScreen: 50% Summary Upon request, Progress Energy Florida will perform a free home energy inspection. To qualify for one or all of the rebates, measures must be...

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    analysis for ITER magnetic diagnostics systems. IDM UID T2CKM7 VERSION CREATED ON VERSION STATUS 29 Apr 2016 1.0 Approved EXTERNAL REFERENCE VERSION ITERDT2CKM7 Page ...

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    This document describes technical needs of ITERTEDPPD Diagnostics Division, with ... Approved EXTERNAL REFERENCE VERSION ITERDTLA2Z4 Technical Specifications for ...

  19. Check Burner Air to Fuel Ratios; Industrial Technologies Program...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    For the fuels most commonly used by U.S. industry, including natural gas, propane, and fuel oils, approximately one cubic foot of air is required to release about 100 British ...

  20. Unitarity check in gravitational Higgs mechanism (Journal Article...

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    Resource Relation: Journal Name: Physical Review. D, Particles Fields; Journal Volume: 83; ... Export Metadata Endnote Excel CSV XML Save to My Library Send to Email Send to Email ...

  1. DEP Field Trip Check List | Argonne National Laboratory

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    Cafeteria for lunch. For the sake of time and order, students are not allowed to purchase food or beverages. When you enter the cafeteria, washrooms will be available on your left...

  2. Rate unbundling: Are we there yet? A reality check

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    Brennan, J.F.; Malko, R.J.

    1996-06-01

    This article is a critique of an earlier Public Utilities Fortnightly article (2/15/96, pp. 30) and is part of the ongoing industry discussion regarding unbundling of electric rates. The present authors discuss each point set forth in the earlier article. While the present article states that rate unbundling may be desirable, its analysis of the data and of the previous article shows that it is very difficult to quantify the Return on Equity differential between electric generation and electric transmission and distribution.

  3. Evaluation of Heat Checking and Washout of Heat Resistant Superalloys...

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    This test utilizes the unique capabilities of the 350 Ton Squeeze Casting machine available in the Case Meal Casting Laboratory. Apply the test to evaluate resistance of die ...

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    Technical Specifications (In-Cash Procurement) Design Justification and Engineering ... with particular reference to Design Justification and Engineering Validation Work. ...

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    ... projects on schedule and within budget; Ability to respond rapidly to ... quality of requirements and rationalejustification, linkage and tracking, integration) , ...

  6. Checking out HUD`s proposed mobile home performance standards

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    Judkoff, R.

    1993-11-01

    This article evaluates both the performance of two mobile homes built to meet recently proposed federal energy performance standards and the standards themselves. Topics include test methods, results, thermal exposure infrared scan results; regulators, thermal characteristics of test homes, real life conditions, factory observations, the future of mobile home energy efficiency.

  7. Microsoft Word - PRC Contract Management Plan 12-02-09.doc

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    ... Regulation FDO Fee Determining Official FFTF Fast Flux Test Facility FPD Federal ... Maintain FFTF in a safe and compliant manner and perform near-term shutdown activities. ...

  8. Microsoft PowerPoint - Riner.EM-10 Presentation Update - EMAB...

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    ... Project Directors on Technology Issues - Assessment of Integrated Project ... Reviews - Technical Readiness Assessments - Design ... Lessons Learned Report at the 2009 FPD Workshop. ...

  9. Microsoft PowerPoint - DOE O 413 3B Brief v9 with key points...

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    ... *Staffing Reviews: Reviewed by EIR team Programs must use methodology to ... >100M FPD runs analysis; compare to EIR team analysis PDRI score must be >800 ...

  10. Los Alamos National Laboratory Plutonium Facility (PF-4) Seismic...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    More Documents & Publications EIS-0236-SA-06: Draft Supplement Analysis FPD's Perspective Photos - Los Alamos National Labratory - NISA EIS-0236-SA-06: Final Supplement Analysis

  11. CoreFlow Scientific Solutions Ltd | Open Energy Information

    Open Energy Information (Open El) [EERE & EIA]

    of non-contact substrate processing, handling, and testing equipments for Flat Panel Display (FPD), semiconductor, and solar industries. References: CoreFlow Scientific...

  12. PROJECT CONTROLS WORKSHOP AGENDA | Department of Energy

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    FPD Resource Center PM Newsletter Forms and Templates More Documents & Publications 2016 DOE Project Management Workshop - Agenda Happy Valentine's Day and President's Day weekend ...

  13. Dongjin Semichem Co | Open Energy Information

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    Korea (Republic) Zip: 121-270 Product: Manufacturer of semiconductors, electronic materials for FPD (flat panel display) and foaming agents. References: Dongjin Semichem Co1...

  14. Improving Capital Assets Project Documentation | Department of...

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    PARS IIe FPD Resource Center PM Newsletter Forms and Templates More Documents & Publications Smith Electric Vehicles: Advanced Vehicle Electrification + Transportation Sector ...

  15. Project Management | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)

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    Operational Management » Certifications and Professional Development » Project Management Career Development Program Project Management Career Development Program All PMCDP-related information has been moved to Powerpedia - Project Management Career Development Program.

    Management Project Assessment (OPA) OPA Home About Project Management Processes and Procedures Cost & Contingency EDIA Escalation Rates Earned Value Management System (EVMS) Certifications Awards Lessons Learned Tools

  16. Self-Assessment for Level I Certification Applicants | Department of Energy

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    Self-Assessment for Level I Certification Applicants Self-Assessment for Level I Certification Applicants Self-Assessment_Level_I_Competency_1.12.2.pdf (1019.74 KB) More Documents & Publications PMCDP Certification and Equivalency Guidelines Microsoft Word - 1_2011_CEG_Update_v2.doc Level III Mentoring Requirement

  17. Certified Reference Materials (CRMs) | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)

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    Certifications and Professional Development Certifications and Professional Development The following information has been moved to Powerpedia: Acquisition Certifications Program (ACP) Project Management Career Development Program (PMCDP) Aviation Management Green Leases Executive Secretariat Energy Reduction at HQ Real Estate Approvals Documents and Publications Facilities and Infrastructure Federal Advisory Committee Management Freedom of Information Act Financial Assistance Information

  18. Certifications and Professional Development | Department of Energy

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    Certifications and Professional Development Certifications and Professional Development The following information has been moved to Powerpedia: Acquisition Certifications Program (ACP) Project Management Career Development Program (PMCDP) Aviation Management Green Leases Executive Secretariat Energy Reduction at HQ Real Estate Approvals Documents and Publications Facilities and Infrastructure Federal Advisory Committee Management Freedom of Information Act Financial Assistance Information

  19. Fusion Power Demonstrations I and II

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    Doggett, J.N.

    1985-01-01

    In this report we present a summary of the first phase of the Fusion Power Demonstration (FPD) design study. During this first phase, we investigated two configurations, performed detailed studies of major components, and identified and examined critical issues. In addition to these design specific studies, we also assembled a mirror-systems computer code to help optimize future device designs. The two configurations that we have studied are based on the MARS magnet configuration and are labeled FPD-I and FPD-II. The FPD-I configuration employs the same magnet set used in the FY83 FPD study, whereas the FPD-II magnets are a new, much smaller set chosen to help reduce the capital cost of the system. As part of the FPD study, we also identified and explored issues critical to the construction of an Engineering Test Reactor (ETR). These issues involve subsystems or components, which because of their cost or state of technology can have a significant impact on our ability to meet FPD's mission requirements on the assumed schedule. General Dynamics and Grumman Aerospace studied two of these systems, the high-field choke coil and the halo pump/direct converter, in great detail and their findings are presented in this report.

  20. Check valve and spring to prevent forward and reverse thermosiphoning in solar collector systems

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    Bagshaw, D. P.; Kast, M. A.; Whitehouse, H. T.

    1985-09-17

    A freeze protection system allows the working fluid contained in the communicating tubes of the solar collector to drain from both the input and output tubes of the collector when a first predetermined temperature of the working fluid is detected and to fill the collector via both the input and output tubes when a second predetermined temperature is detected.

  1. Fight Fall Allergies and Save Energy by Checking Your HVAC System...

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    Three months into my stay, I developed a persistent, dry cough. After weeks of suffering, ... I cleaned out the filter, made a habit to do so regularly, and my cough cleared right up. ...

  2. Neutrino Beam Simulations and Data Checks for the NOvA Experiment

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    Del Tutto, Marco

    2015-01-01

    This thesis presents a study of the NuMI beam line intended to clarify how the particle trajectories through the focusing system and consequently the neutrino event yield are affected by the variation of the Horn Currents.

  3. SEP Success Story: Library Patrons in New York Check-Out Renewable...

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    used Recovery Act funds to install two photovoltaic arrays expected to generate 31,200 kWh ... used Recovery Act funds to install two photovoltaic arrays expected to generate 31,200 kWh ...

  4. V-172: ISC BIND RUNTIME_CHECK Error Lets Remote Users Deny Service...

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    ISC BIND RUNTIMECHECK Error Lets Remote Users Deny Service Against Recursive Resolvers V-172: ISC BIND RUNTIMECHECK Error Lets Remote Users Deny Service Against Recursive...

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    Specification_Engineering assessment and justifications of Diagnostics systems This document describes technical needs of for specialist work relating to engineering assessment and justification of diagnostic systems. IDM UID TWML5D VERSION CREATED ON / VERSION / STATUS 27 Sep 2016 / 1.0 / Approved EXTERNAL REFERENCE / VERSION ITER_D_TWML5D Page 1 of 7 Table of Contents 1 PURPOSE

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    TS_Mechanical, opto-mechanical design development and structural assessment for ITER diagnostic components This document describes technical needs for mechanical, opto-mechanical design development and structural assessment for ITER diagnostic components. IDM UID TX6LUD VERSION CREATED ON / VERSION / STATUS 04 Oct 2016 / 1.0 / Approved EXTERNAL REFERENCE / VERSION ITER_D_TX6LUD Page 1 of 6 Table of Contents 1 PURPOSE

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    Technical Specification for the seismic qualification of CHWS-H1 SIC chillers Technical Specification for the seismic qualification of CHWS-H1 SIC chillers IDM UID TVQBCV VERSION CREATED ON / VERSION / STATUS 29 Sep 2016 / 1.1 / Approved EXTERNAL REFERENCE / VERSION Page 1 of 22 Technical Specification for the seismic qualification of CHWS-H1 SIC chillers Page 2 of 22 Table of Contents 1 PURPOSE

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    Mechanical Engineering This document aims at specifying four types of transverse activities to be performed for the Hot Cell Complex design activities: 1 - Study of the Hot Cell configuration before the nuclear phase, identifying part of the procurement which could be delayed, and identifying temporary means to be considered for the Beryllium phase, 2 - Technical recommendations aiming at reducing cost and limit the complexity of: The Civil Work structure, The Stainless Steel liner, The Heating,

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    Building Engineering This document aims at specifying four types of transverse activities to be performed for the Hot Cell Complex design activities: 1 - Hot Cell configuration before the nuclear phase, potential delayed procurement and temporary means for the Beryllium phase, 2 - Technical recommendations on: Civil Work structure, Stainless Steel liner, Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), Liquid and Gas, Building interfaces between the building and the systems (standardization,

  10. Energy Savings Tips on the Go: Check Out the New Energy Savers...

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    For years, many of you have found energy-saving tips about how to save money and energy at ... your home more comfortable and easier to heat and cool - and save money at the same time. ...

  11. Measurement&verification reality check: A yawning gapbetween theory and practice

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    Kumar, Satish; Haberl, Jeff; Claridge, David; Turner, Dan; O'Neal, Dennis; Sharp, Terry; Sifuentes, Teresa; Lopez, Felix; Taylor, Dub

    2002-06-01

    The success of an energy efficiency program should bemeasured in terms of the actual energy savings, and not against"stipulated" or estimated energy savings.Although M&V guidelines andprotocols have standardized methods for verifying energy savings accruingfrom the implementation of an energy efficiency project, M&V islargely viewed as a cost center rather than a value proposition. The jurymay still be out on the real value of M&V because it is oftenperceived as very expensive and too technical. This paper will reviewmeasured energy savings data from the Texas LoanSTAR Program and analyzeavailable data and program requirements of Federal and state performancecontracting programs that require some level of M&V to verify energysavings. The intent is to determine the role of M&V in differentprograms and what implications it has on the success or failure of theprograms. The paper concludes with suggestions to use M&V as a riskmanagement tool wherein both the service provider and the customer have avested interest to perform appropriate level of M&V to reduceuncertainty in energy savings in a cost effective manner.

  12. Checking in on Our Council on Women and Girls' Mentoring Program

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    At the end of March we announced the start of a new mentoring program through our Council on Women and Girls, which matches up female undergraduate students in the DC area with women employees in...

  13. Reality Check: Cheaper Batteries are GOOD for America’s Electric Vehicle Manufacturers

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    Director of Public Affairs Dan Leistikow details how investments in battery manufacturing are on pace to employ thousands of Americans and ensure that our country can lead in a growing global industry.

  14. Optimum parameters of TLD100 powder used for radiotherapy beams calibration check

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    Arib, M. . E-mail: mehenna.arib@comena-dz.org; Yaich, A.; Messadi, A.; Dari, F.

    2006-10-01

    External audit of the absorbed dose determination from radiotherapy machines is performed using Lithium fluoride (LiF) TLD-100. Optimal parameters needed to obtain highly accurate dosage from LiF powder was investigated, including the setup of the Harshaw 4000 reader. A linear correspondence between the thermoluminescent signal and the mass of the powder was observed, demonstrating that the dose can be evaluated with small samples of powder. The reproducibility of the thermoluminescence dosimeter (TLD) readings obtained with up to 10 samples from 1 capsule containing 160 mg of powder was around 1.5% (1 standard deviation [SD]). The time required for the manual evaluation of TLDs can be improved by 3 readings without loss of accuracy. Better reproducibility is achieved if the capsules are evaluated 7 days after irradiation using a nitrogen flow of 300 cc/min.

  15. High-level waste tank modifications, installation of mobilization equipment/check out

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    Schiffhauer, M.A.; Thompson, S.C.

    1992-08-31

    PUREX high-level waste (HLW) is contained at the West Valley Demonstration Project (WVDP) in an underground carbon-steel storage tank. The HLW consists of a precipitated sludge and an alkaline supernate. This report describes the system that the WVDP has developed and implemented to resuspend and wash the HLW sludge from the tank. The report discusses Sludge Mobilization and Wash System (SMWS) equipment design, installation, and testing. The storage tank required modifications to accommodate the SMWS. These modifications are discussed as well.

  16. Health, safety, and environmental risks from energy production: A year-long reality check

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    Oldenburg, C.M.

    2011-04-01

    Large-scale carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) offers the benefit of reducing CO{sub 2} emissions and thereby mitigating climate change risk, but it will also bring its own health, safety, and environmental risks. Curtis M. Oldenburg, Editor-in-Chief, considers these risks in the context of the broader picture of energy production. Over the last year, there have been major acute health, safety, and environmental (HSE) consequences related to accidents involving energy production from every major primary energy source. These are, in chronological order: (i) the Upper Big Branch (coal) Mine disaster, (ii) the Gulf of Mexico Macondo (oil) well blowout, (iii) the San Bruno (natural gas) pipeline leak and explosion, and (iv) the Fukushima (nuclear) reactor radioactivity releases. Briefly, the Upper Big Branch Mine disaster occurred in West Virginia on April 5, 2010, when natural methane in the mine ignited, causing the deaths of 29 miners, the worst coal mine disaster in the USA since 1970. Fifteen days later, the Macondo oil well in the Gulf of Mexico suffered a blowout, with a gas explosion and fire on the floating drilling platform that killed 11 people. The oil and gas continued to flow out of the well at the seafloor until July 15, 2010, spilling a total of approximately 5 million barrels of oil into the sea. On September 9, 2010, a 30-inch (76-cm) buried, steel, natural gas pipeline in San Bruno, California, leaked gas and exploded in a residential neighborhood, killing 8 people in their homes and burning a total of 38 homes. Flames were up to 1000 ft (300 m) high, and the initial explosion itself reportedly measured 1.1 on the Richter scale. Finally, on March 11, 2011, a magnitude 9.0 earthquake off the coast of Japan's main island, Honshu, caused a tsunami that crippled the backup power and associated cooling systems for six reactor cores and their spent fuel storage tanks at the Fukushima nuclear power plant. At time of writing, workers trying to bring the crisis under control have been exposed to dangerous levels of radiation, and radioactive water and particulates have been released to the sea and atmosphere. These four disasters, all of which occurred within the past 12 months, were not unprecedented; similar events differing only in detail have happened around the world before, and such events will occur again. Today, developed nations primarily use fossil fuels to create affordable energy for comforts such as lighting, heating and air-conditioning, refrigeration, transportation, education, and entertainment, as well as for powering manufacturing, which creates jobs and a wealth of material goods. In addition to the risks of the existing energy infrastructure that have become obvious through these recent disasters, there is also the ongoing risk of climate change that comes from the vast emissions of greenhouse gases, primarily CO{sub 2}, from the burning of fossil fuels. The implementation of CO{sub 2} capture and storage (CCS) will help mitigate CO{sub 2} emissions from fossil fuel energy, but it also carries with it HSE risks. In my personal interactions with the public and with students, the main concern voiced is whether CO{sub 2} could leak out of the deep reservoirs into which it is injected and rise up out of the ground, smothering people and animals at the ground surface. Another concern expressed is that CO{sub 2} pipelines could fail and cause similar gaseous plumes of CO{sub 2}. The widespread concerns about CO{sub 2} leaking out over the ground surface may be inspired by events that have happened within natural systems in equatorial Africa, in Indonesia, and in Italy. Researchers have been investigating a wide variety of HSE risks of geologic CO{sub 2} storage for some time and have determined that wells are the main potential pathways for significant leakage from the deep subsurface. I discuss the acute HSE risks of CO{sub 2} leakage through wells and from pipelines, and compare the behavior of failures in CO{sub 2} wells and pipelines with oil and gas analogues from which most of our experien

  17. Grand Valley State University Checks Out Energy Savings at New Mary Idema Pew Library

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    none,

    2013-03-01

    Grand Valley State University (GVSU) partnered with the Department of Energy (DOE) to develop and implement solutions to build new, low-energy buildings that are at least 50% below Standard 90.1-2007 of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), and the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA) as part of DOE’s Commercial Building Partnerships (CBP) Program.

  18. Checking the Beam Energy Calculation from the June 14, 2000 $\\psi^\\prime$ Scan

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    Werkema, Steve; /Fermilab

    2000-06-14

    The Conclusions/Recommendations of this paper are: (1) It is very important to keep the orbit close to the reference orbit. (2) It is likely that BPMs are not perfectly calibrated. (3) The orbit length calculation with Quad Steering ON is more sensitive to errors in the BPM readout than with Quad Steering OFF. However, unless we are at the {psi}{prime}, Quad Steering should be ON. (4) Question: Should we use the BPM corrections derived from this scan? Answer: I don't know. I would prefer not to. If we keep the orbit close to the reference, we don't need the corrections. For cases where the orbit differs appreciably from the reference orbit, we should do the energy calculation both ways. (Perhaps with Quad steering ON and OFF too). (5) We should use the reference orbit derived from this scan. However, if there is the time and the man power, it would be desireable to do a proper scan of the {psi}{prime}.

  19. "I'd Like to Check Out Two Books, One DVD, and One Electrical Meter, Please."

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    Yesterday I wrote about my experience using a digital electrical meter at home. Today I'll discuss what I'm doing with promoting their use in my home town.

  20. Idaho Workers Eager to Check Condition of Waste Moved to Cargo Containers Decades Ago

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    IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – From 1952 to 1970, workers buried drums containing radioactive waste from the now-closed Rocky Flats site at the Idaho site’s Subsurface Disposal Area.

  1. Have the best available trap on the job, check design, installation, and maintenance

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    Spires, F.; Toy, D.A.

    1986-12-01

    Industrial and commercial installations can have much more efficient steam systems with properly designed, installed, and maintained steam traps. Thirty years ago, steam trap maintenance did not have near the significance it does today; fuel costs have risen from about $0.30 per 1000 lb of steam to over 25 times that a few years ago to about 15 times that cost today. Worn or otherwise malfunctioning steam traps can take quite a toll on the energy bill, especially since most traps are designed to fail in the open position. Failure of just one steam trap with a 1/2'' diameter orifice in the open position can cost $45,090 a year. This article gives guidelines for the prevention of steam trap failures.

  2. Idaho Workers Eager to Check Condition of Waste Moved to Cargo...

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    Idaho CERCLA Disposal Facility. IDAHO FALLS, Idaho - From 1952 to 1970, workers buried drums containing radioactive waste from the now-closed Rocky Flats site at the Idaho site's...

  3. Cache directory look-up re-use as conflict check mechanism for speculative memory requests

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    Ohmacht, Martin

    2013-09-10

    In a cache memory, energy and other efficiencies can be realized by saving a result of a cache directory lookup for sequential accesses to a same memory address. Where the cache is a point of coherence for speculative execution in a multiprocessor system, with directory lookups serving as the point of conflict detection, such saving becomes particularly advantageous.

  4. SEP Success Story: Library Patrons in New York Check-Out Renewable Energy

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    In a hamlet on the Hudson River in upstate New York, two newly installed photovoltaic arrays at the local library are generating electricity, interest in renewable energy, and community pride. Learn more.

  5. Cross-checking of Large Evaluated and Experimental Nuclear Reaction Databases

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    Zeydina, O.; Koning, A.J.; Soppera, N.; Raffanel, D.; Bossant, M.; Dupont, E.; Beauzamy, B.

    2014-06-15

    Automated methods are presented for the verification of large experimental and evaluated nuclear reaction databases (e.g. EXFOR, JEFF, TENDL). These methods allow an assessment of the overall consistency of the data and detect aberrant values in both evaluated and experimental databases.

  6. Fight Fall Allergies and Save Energy by Checking Your HVAC System

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    Fall is a great time to do regular maintenance on your HVAC systems to ensure they're running efficiently -- and it may help your allergies as well!

  7. Natural Analoges as a Check of Predicted Drift Stability at Yucca Mountain, Nevada

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    J. Stuckless

    2006-03-10

    Calculations made by the U.S. Department of Energy's Yucca Mountain Project as part of the licensing of a proposed geologic repository (in southwestern Nevada) for the disposal of high-level radioactive waste, predict that emplacement tunnels will remain open with little collapse long after ground support has disintegrated. This conclusion includes the effects of anticipated seismic events. Natural analogues cannot provide a quantitative test of this conclusion, but they can provide a reasonableness test by examining the natural and anthropogenic examples of stability of subterranean openings. Available data from a variety of sources, combined with limited observations by the author, show that natural underground openings tend to resist collapse for millions of years and that anthropogenic subterranean openings have remained open from before recorded history through today. This stability is true even in seismically active areas. In fact, the archaeological record is heavily skewed toward preservation of underground structures relative to those found at the surface.

  8. Fight Fall Allergies and Save Energy by Checking Your HVAC System...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    right? Oh, such navet. Three months into my stay, I developed a persistent, dry cough. After weeks of suffering, I realized that my heating unit was causing it. It was...

  9. NEW CREDENTIAL HELPS HOMES GET HEALTH AND SAFETY CHECK-UPS

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    This spring, Residential Network member the Building Performance Institute (BPI) will introduce the Healthy Home Evaluator credential to help the home performance, weatherization, and healthy...

  10. July 2016 PM Newsletter | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    July 2016 PM Newsletter July 2016 PM Newsletter Please click here to read the latest interactive edition of DOE Project Management News. This month's edition includes the Director's Corner and features articles on Good Schedule Management, PM EVM Roadside Assists Coming Your Way, and CRB Meeting Highlights. It also includes information on upcoming PMCDP classroom and online training and recent Acquisition Career Management Program certifications. Please click here to read the latest interactive

  11. June 2015 National Idling Reduction Network News | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers

    July 2016 PM Newsletter July 2016 PM Newsletter Please click here to read the latest interactive edition of DOE Project Management News. This month's edition includes the Director's Corner and features articles on Good Schedule Management, PM EVM Roadside Assists Coming Your Way, and CRB Meeting Highlights. It also includes information on upcoming PMCDP classroom and online training and recent Acquisition Career Management Program certifications. Please click here to read the latest interactive

  12. May 2016 APM Newsletter | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    May 2016 APM Newsletter May 2016 APM Newsletter Please click here to read the latest interactive edition of the APM Newsletter. This month's edition includes the Director's Corner and featured articles on Project Schedule, PM EVM Roadside Assists, and Project Controls. It also includes information on upcoming PMCDP classroom and online training and updates on recently certified Acquisition Workforce Personnel. Please click here to read the latest interactive edition of the APM Newsletter. This

  13. Certification Templates | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Certification Templates Certification Templates For your convenience, the PMCDP has developed templates applicants may use to develop responses to the different competencies. These templates allow applicants to work on their applications outside of the ESS System. And when completed, the responses can be easily "copy and pasted" into the corresponding competency blocks in the ESS system. Level I Certification Template (36.59 KB) Level II Certification Template (31.83 KB) Level III

  14. August 2016 PM Newsletter | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    August 2016 PM Newsletter August 2016 PM Newsletter Please click here to read the latest interactive edition of DOE Project Management News. This month's edition includes the Director's Corner and features articles on EIR/IPR/PPR/ICE/ICR: "What is the Focus? How are They Related?" as well as PM EVM Roadside Assists Coming Your Way, and news Announcing Project Controls Fellowship Program. It also includes information on upcoming PMCDP classroom and online training and recent Acquisition

  15. Contractor Statement of Work (SOW) Template for EIR

    Energy Savers

    ...Position PhoneEmail OECM EIR Lead FPD PMSO ... These documents are general in nature, and OECM expects the ... Plan On-Site Review Initial List of Findings with ...

  16. Quality Assurance Guide for Project Management

    Directives, Delegations, and Requirements [Office of Management (MA)]

    2008-06-27

    This Guide provides information to assist U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Federal Project Directors (FPD) and their Integrated Project Teams (IPT) in carrying out their Quality Assurance (QA)-related roles and responsibilities.

  17. U.S. Department of Energy Project Review Guide for Capital Asset Projects

    Directives, Delegations, and Requirements [Office of Management (MA)]

    2008-09-23

    This guide is a tool for Federal Project Directors (FPD) and Federal Program Managers in planning and preparing for appropriate reviews as an integral part of the project planning and implementation cycle.

  18. Microsoft Word - CPMI Closure_Report 4-17

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    corresponding root causes, and officially closed out most of the issues and root causes. ... in their performance plans; f) To the extent feasible FPD and CO offices should be ...

  19. Microsoft Word - 10 Nov 10 - FINAL APMS Report Follow Up

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    ... EM will examine the causes of FPD turnover to ensure continuity and consistency of Federal ... and external to EM has occurred to the extent necessary to assure that any identified ...

  20. Staff & Responsibilities | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)

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    Staff & Responsibilities Project Assessment (OPA) OPA Home About Director Staff & Responsibilities Location Jobs Project Management SC Projects Other Links SC Federal Project Directors (FPD) and FPD Resources Contact Information Project Assessment U.S. Department of Energy SC-28/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-4840 F: (301) 903-8520 E: Email Us About Staff & Responsibilities Print Text Size: A A A FeedbackShare Page OPA Staff

  1. Cost & Contingency | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)

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    Cost & Contingency Project Assessment (OPA) OPA Home About Project Management Processes and Procedures Cost & Contingency EDIA Escalation Rates Earned Value Management System (EVMS) Certifications Awards Lessons Learned Tools & Resources SC Projects Other Links SC Federal Project Directors (FPD) and FPD Resources Contact Information Project Assessment U.S. Department of Energy SC-28/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-4840 F: (301)

  2. Completed Projects | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)

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    Completed Projects Project Assessment (OPA) OPA Home About Project Management SC Projects Review Dates (updated October 2016) Project Construction Photos Completed Projects Current Projects Other Links SC Federal Project Directors (FPD) and FPD Resources Contact Information Project Assessment U.S. Department of Energy SC-28/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-4840 F: (301) 903-8520 E: Email Us Project Construction Photos Completed Projects Print Text

  3. Office of Science | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)

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    Office of Science Project Assessment (OPA) OPA Home About Project Management Processes and Procedures Department of Energy Office of Science Various Project Management Reports Cost & Contingency EDIA Escalation Rates Earned Value Management System (EVMS) Certifications Awards Lessons Learned Tools & Resources SC Projects Other Links SC Federal Project Directors (FPD) and FPD Resources Contact Information Project Assessment U.S. Department of Energy SC-28/Germantown Building 1000

  4. Ongoing Projects | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)

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    Current Projects Project Assessment (OPA) OPA Home About Project Management SC Projects Review Dates (updated October 2016) Project Construction Photos Completed Projects Current Projects Other Links SC Federal Project Directors (FPD) and FPD Resources Contact Information Project Assessment U.S. Department of Energy SC-28/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-4840 F: (301) 903-8520 E: Email Us Project Construction Photos Current Projects Print Text

  5. Various Project Management Reports | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)

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    Various Project Management Reports Project Assessment (OPA) OPA Home About Project Management Processes and Procedures Department of Energy Office of Science Various Project Management Reports Cost & Contingency EDIA Escalation Rates Earned Value Management System (EVMS) Certifications Awards Lessons Learned Tools & Resources SC Projects Other Links SC Federal Project Directors (FPD) and FPD Resources Contact Information Project Assessment U.S. Department of Energy SC-28/Germantown

  6. Lessons Learned | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)

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    Lessons Learned Project Assessment (OPA) OPA Home About Project Management Processes and Procedures Cost & Contingency EDIA Escalation Rates Earned Value Management System (EVMS) Certifications Awards Lessons Learned Tools & Resources SC Projects Other Links SC Federal Project Directors (FPD) and FPD Resources Contact Information Project Assessment U.S. Department of Energy SC-28/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-4840 F: (301) 903-8520 E:

  7. Review Dates (updated August 2016) | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)

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    Review Dates (updated October 2016) Project Assessment (OPA) OPA Home About Project Management SC Projects Review Dates (updated October 2016) Project Construction Photos Other Links SC Federal Project Directors (FPD) and FPD Resources Contact Information Project Assessment U.S. Department of Energy SC-28/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-4840 F: (301) 903-8520 E: Email Us SC Projects Review Dates (updated October 2016) Print Text Size: A A A

  8. Project Assessment (OPA) Homepage | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)

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    Programs » OPA Home Project Assessment (OPA) OPA Home About Project Management SC Projects Other Links SC Federal Project Directors (FPD) and FPD Resources Contact Information Project Assessment U.S. Department of Energy SC-28/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-4840 F: (301) 903-8520 E: Email Us Federal Project Director of the Year Mr. Frank Crescenzo, Federal Project Director for NSLS-II at BNL For demonstrating exceptional leadership and project

  9. PowerPoint Presentation

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    Corner PM EVM Roadside Assists FPD Corner Questions/Comments? Home Upcoming Training Project Peer Reviews and Organizational Learning Key Performance Parameters (KPPs) NEW! DOE Project Management News Acquiring Minds Want to Know October 2016 Edition DOE Project Management News │ October 2016 FY 2017 IS HERE! We boldly go where we have not gone before Director's Corner PM EVM Roadside Assists FPD Corner Questions/Comments? Home Upcoming Training Project Peer Reviews and Organizational Learning

  10. Processes & Procedures | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)

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    Processes and Procedures Project Assessment (OPA) OPA Home About Project Management Processes and Procedures Department of Energy Office of Science Various Project Management Reports Cost & Contingency EDIA Escalation Rates Earned Value Management System (EVMS) Certifications Awards Lessons Learned Tools & Resources SC Projects Other Links SC Federal Project Directors (FPD) and FPD Resources Contact Information Project Assessment U.S. Department of Energy SC-28/Germantown Building 1000

  11. Project Construction Photos | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)

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    Project Construction Photos Project Assessment (OPA) OPA Home About Project Management SC Projects Review Dates (updated October 2016) Project Construction Photos Completed Projects Current Projects Other Links SC Federal Project Directors (FPD) and FPD Resources Contact Information Project Assessment U.S. Department of Energy SC-28/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-4840 F: (301) 903-8520 E: Email Us SC Projects Project Construction Photos Print

  12. Earned Value Management System (EVMS) Certifications | U.S. DOE Office of

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    Science (SC) Earned Value Management System (EVMS) Certifications Project Assessment (OPA) OPA Home About Project Management Processes and Procedures Cost & Contingency EDIA Escalation Rates Earned Value Management System (EVMS) Certifications Awards Lessons Learned Tools & Resources SC Projects Other Links SC Federal Project Directors (FPD) and FPD Resources Contact Information Project Assessment U.S. Department of Energy SC-28/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW

  13. Engineering Design Inspection and Administrative EDIA | U.S. DOE Office of

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    Science (SC) EDIA Project Assessment (OPA) OPA Home About Project Management Processes and Procedures Cost & Contingency EDIA Escalation Rates Earned Value Management System (EVMS) Certifications Awards Lessons Learned Tools & Resources SC Projects Other Links SC Federal Project Directors (FPD) and FPD Resources Contact Information Project Assessment U.S. Department of Energy SC-28/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-4840 F: (301)

  14. Escalation Rates | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)

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    Escalation Rates Project Assessment (OPA) OPA Home About Project Management Processes and Procedures Cost & Contingency EDIA Escalation Rates Earned Value Management System (EVMS) Certifications Awards Lessons Learned Tools & Resources SC Projects Other Links SC Federal Project Directors (FPD) and FPD Resources Contact Information Project Assessment U.S. Department of Energy SC-28/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-4840 F: (301) 903-8520 E:

  15. Jobs | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)

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    Jobs Project Assessment (OPA) OPA Home About Director Staff & Responsibilities Location Jobs Project Management SC Projects Other Links SC Federal Project Directors (FPD) and FPD Resources Contact Information Project Assessment U.S. Department of Energy SC-28/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-4840 F: (301) 903-8520 E: Email Us About Jobs Print Text Size: A A A FeedbackShare Page Current Open Federal Positions The Office of Project Assessment is

  16. Office of Project Management Oversight & Assessments | Department of Energy

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    Office of Project Management Oversight & Assessments 2015 Project Management Award Winners 2015 Project Management Award Winners The annual DOE Project Management Workshop provides an opportunity to recognize and reward excellence in project management across the complex. This Year, the Department recognized eight (8) individual and team successes in project management. Award presentations were made by Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, Deputy Secretary of Energy. Read more FPD Resource Center FPD

  17. 2008 Project Management Awards | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)

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    Awards » 2008 Project Management Awards Project Assessment (OPA) OPA Home About Project Management Processes and Procedures Cost & Contingency EDIA Escalation Rates Earned Value Management System (EVMS) Certifications Awards Lessons Learned Tools & Resources SC Projects Other Links SC Federal Project Directors (FPD) and FPD Resources Contact Information Project Assessment U.S. Department of Energy SC-28/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301)

  18. Validation of an in-vivo proton beam range check method in an anthropomorphic pelvic phantom using dose measurements

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    Bentefour, El H. Prieels, Damien; Tang, Shikui; Cascio, Ethan W.; Testa, Mauro; Lu, Hsiao-Ming; Samuel, Deepak; Gottschalk, Bernard

    2015-04-15

    Purpose: In-vivo dosimetry and beam range verification in proton therapy could play significant role in proton treatment validation and improvements. In-vivo beam range verification, in particular, could enable new treatment techniques one of which could be the use of anterior fields for prostate treatment instead of opposed lateral fields as in current practice. This paper reports validation study of an in-vivo range verification method which can reduce the range uncertainty to submillimeter levels and potentially allow for in-vivo dosimetry. Methods: An anthropomorphic pelvic phantom is used to validate the clinical potential of the time-resolved dose method for range verification in the case of prostrate treatment using range modulated anterior proton beams. The method uses a 3 4 matrix of 1 mm diodes mounted in water balloon which are read by an ADC system at 100 kHz. The method is first validated against beam range measurements by dose extinction measurements. The validation is first completed in water phantom and then in pelvic phantom for both open field and treatment field configurations. Later, the beam range results are compared with the water equivalent path length (WEPL) values computed from the treatment planning system XIO. Results: Beam range measurements from both time-resolved dose method and the dose extinction method agree with submillimeter precision in water phantom. For the pelvic phantom, when discarding two of the diodes that show sign of significant range mixing, the two methods agree with 1 mm. Only a dose of 7 mGy is sufficient to achieve this result. The comparison to the computed WEPL by the treatment planning system (XIO) shows that XIO underestimates the protons beam range. Quantifying the exact XIO range underestimation depends on the strategy used to evaluate the WEPL results. To our best evaluation, XIO underestimates the treatment beam range between a minimum of 1.7% and maximum of 4.1%. Conclusions: Time-resolved dose measurement method satisfies the two basic requirements, WEPL accuracy and minimum dose, necessary for clinical use, thus, its potential for in-vivo protons range verification. Further development is needed, namely, devising a workflow that takes into account the limits imposed by proton range mixing and the susceptibility of the comparison of measured and expected WEPLs to errors on the detector positions. The methods may also be used for in-vivo dosimetry and could benefit various proton therapy treatments.

  19. Precision check on the triviality of the {phi}{sup 4} theory by a new simulation method

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    Wolff, Ulli

    2009-05-15

    We report precise simulations of {phi}{sup 4} theory in the Ising limit. A recent technique to stochastically evaluate the all-order strong coupling expansion is combined with exact identities in the closely related Aizenman random current representation. In this way estimates of the renormalized coupling close to the continuum limit become possible with unprecedented precision and yet low CPU cost. As a sample application we present results for the unbroken phase of the Ising model in dimensions 3, 4 and 5 and investigate the question of triviality by studying a finite size scaling continuum limit.

  20. Reconstruction of time-dependent coefficients: A check of approximation schemes for non-Markovian convolutionless dissipative generators

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    Bellomo, Bruno; De Pasquale, Antonella; Gualdi, Giulia; Marzolino, Ugo

    2010-12-15

    We propose a procedure to fully reconstruct the time-dependent coefficients of convolutionless non-Markovian dissipative generators via a finite number of experimental measurements. By combining a tomography-based approach with a proper data sampling, our proposal allows to relate the time-dependent coefficients governing the dissipative evolution of a quantum system to experimentally accessible quantities. The proposed scheme not only provides a way to retrieve the full information about potentially unknown dissipative coefficients, but also, most valuably, can be employed as a reliable consistency test for the approximations involved in the theoretical derivation of a given non-Markovian convolutionless master equation.

  1. Identifying messaging completion in a parallel computer by checking for change in message received and transmitted count at each node

    DOE Patents [OSTI]

    Archer, Charles J.; Hardwick, Camesha R.; McCarthy, Patrick J.; Wallenfelt, Brian P.

    2009-06-23

    Methods, parallel computers, and products are provided for identifying messaging completion on a parallel computer. The parallel computer includes a plurality of compute nodes, the compute nodes coupled for data communications by at least two independent data communications networks including a binary tree data communications network optimal for collective operations that organizes the nodes as a tree and a torus data communications network optimal for point to point operations that organizes the nodes as a torus. Embodiments include reading all counters at each node of the torus data communications network; calculating at each node a current node value in dependence upon the values read from the counters at each node; and determining for all nodes whether the current node value for each node is the same as a previously calculated node value for each node. If the current node is the same as the previously calculated node value for all nodes of the torus data communications network, embodiments include determining that messaging is complete and if the current node is not the same as the previously calculated node value for all nodes of the torus data communications network, embodiments include determining that messaging is currently incomplete.

  2. Numerical simulations used for a validity check on the laser induced photo-detachment diagnostic method in electronegative plasmas

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    Oudini, N.; Taccogna, F.; Aanesland, A.

    2014-06-15

    Laser photo-detachment is used as a method to measure or determine the negative ion density and temperature in electronegative plasmas. In essence, the method consists of producing an electropositive channel (negative ion free region) via pulsed laser photo-detachment within an electronegative plasma bulk. Electrostatic probes placed in this channel measure the change in the electron density. A second pulse might be used to track the negative ion recovery. From this, the negative ion density and temperature can be determined. We study the formation and relaxation of the electropositive channel via a two-dimensional Particle-In-Cell/Mote Carlo collision model. The simulation is mainly carried out in a Hydrogen plasma with an electronegativity of α = 1, with a parametric study for α up to 20. The temporal and spatial evolution of the plasma potential and the electron densities shows the formation of a double layer (DL) confining the photo-detached electrons within the electropositive channel. This DL evolves into two fronts that move in the opposite directions inside and outside of the laser spot region. As a consequence, within the laser spot region, the background and photo-detached electron energy distribution function relaxes/thermalizes via collisionless effects such as Fermi acceleration and Landau damping. Moreover, the simulations show that collisional effects and the DL electric field strength might play a non-negligible role in the negative ion recovery within the laser spot region, leading to a two-temperature negative ion distribution. The latter result might have important effects in the determination of the negative ion density and temperature from laser photo detachment diagnostic.

  3. March 2016 APM newsletter | Department of Energy

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    March 2016 APM newsletter March 2016 APM newsletter Please click here to read the latest edition of the APM Newsletter. In this edition, you will find information about the 2016 Project Management Workshop, features and capabilities of the new PM Website, EVMS Roadside Assist visits, EVMS Training Snippets, PMCDP classroom and online training, as well as other news. Don't miss out ... take a few minutes to keep up with the latest news! Please click here to read the latest edition of the APM

  4. Capital Planning for DOE O 413.3B | Department of Energy

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    Capital Planning for DOE O 413.3B Capital Planning for DOE O 413.3B November 29, 2016 9:00AM EST to November 30, 2016 5:00PM EST Capital Planning for DOE O 413.3B; Classroom Training; 2 days/16 CLPs; HQ Classroom Pilot/950 L'Enfant Plaza, Rm 7140; November 29 - 30, 2016 Level 1 Elective Course 16 CLPs PMCDP is offering instructor-led deliveries of the 2-day course, Capital Planning for DOE O 413.3B, November 29 - 30, 2016, Washington, DC. In this course, participants review capital planning

  5. Managing Contract Changes | Department of Energy

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    Managing Contract Changes Managing Contract Changes December 13, 2016 9:00AM EST to December 16, 2016 5:00PM EST Managing Contract Changes; Classroom Training; 4 days/32 CLPs; New Orleans, LA; December 13-16, 2016 Level 1 Core Course 5 days / 40 CLPs PMCDP is offering instructor-led deliveries of the 4-day course, Managing Contract Changes, December 13-16, 2016, New Orleans, LA. This customized course is designed to better prepare DOE Contracting Officers (COs) and Federal Project Directors

  6. Cost and Schedule Estimate and Analysis | Department of Energy

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    Cost and Schedule Estimate and Analysis Cost and Schedule Estimate and Analysis October 31, 2016 9:00AM EDT to November 4, 2016 5:00PM EDT Cost and Schedule Estimate and Analysis; Classroom Training; 5 days/40 CLPs; Lexington, KY; October 31 - November 4, 2016 Level 2 Core Course 5 days / 40 CLPs PMCDP is offering instructor-led deliveries of the 5-day course, Cost and Schedule Estimate and Analysis, October 31 - November 4, 2016, Lexington, KY. This course provides participants with a

  7. First observation of dijet events with an antiproton tag at s**(1/2) = 1.96 TeV using the D0 Forward Proton Detector

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    Strang, Michael Allen

    2005-07-01

    The Forward Proton Detector (FPD) is a new sub-system of the D0 detector, a 5000 ton particle physics detector located at the Fermilab Tevatron proton-antiproton collider. The FPD was implemented for the Tevatron Run II and gives access to a wide range of diffractive scattering processes, where one or both of the beam particles remain intact. The analysis described in this thesis makes use of the dipole spectrometer of the FPD to tag outgoing antiprotons in events that have a dijet signature in the central D0 calorimeter. Properties of jets with a diffractive tag signature are compared to jets without such a signature yielding the first observation of tagged diffractive dijets at a 1.96 TeV center-of-mass energy.

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  9. SU-E-J-47: Development of a High-Precision, Image-Guided Radiotherapy, Multi- Purpose Radiation Isocenter Quality-Assurance Calibration and Checking System

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    Liu, C; Yan, G; Helmig, R; Lebron, S; Kahler, D

    2014-06-01

    Purpose: To develop a system that can define the radiation isocenter and correlate this information with couch coordinates, laser alignment, optical distance indicator (ODI) settings, optical tracking system (OTS) calibrations, and mechanical isocenter walkout. Methods: Our team developed a multi-adapter, multi-purpose quality assurance (QA) and calibration device that uses an electronic portal imaging device (EPID) and in-house image-processing software to define the radiation isocenter, thereby allowing linear accelerator (Linac) components to be verified and calibrated. Motivated by the concept that each Linac component related to patient setup for image-guided radiotherapy based on cone-beam CT should be calibrated with respect to the radiation isocenter, we designed multiple concentric adapters of various materials and shapes to meet the needs of MV and KV radiation isocenter definition, laser alignment, and OTS calibration. The phantom's ability to accurately define the radiation isocenter was validated on 4 Elekta Linacs using a commercial ball bearing (BB) phantom as a reference. Radiation isocenter walkout and the accuracy of couch coordinates, ODI, and OTS were then quantified with the device. Results: The device was able to define the radiation isocenter within 0.3 mm. Radiation isocenter walkout was within 1 mm at 4 cardinal angles. By switching adapters, we identified that the accuracy of the couch position digital readout, ODI, OTS, and mechanical isocenter walkout was within sub-mm. Conclusion: This multi-adapter, multi-purpose isocenter phantom can be used to accurately define the radiation isocenter and represents a potential paradigm shift in Linac QA. Moreover, multiple concentric adapters allowed for sub-mm accuracy for the other relevant components. This intuitive and user-friendly design is currently patent pending.

  10. Availability of human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes in assessment of drug potential for QT prolongation

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    Nozaki, Yumiko; Honda, Yayoi; Tsujimoto, Shinji; Watanabe, Hitoshi; Kunimatsu, Takeshi; Funabashi, Hitoshi

    2014-07-01

    Field potential duration (FPD) in human-induced pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes (hiPS-CMs), which can express QT interval in an electrocardiogram, is reported to be a useful tool to predict K{sup +} channel and Ca{sup 2+} channel blocker effects on QT interval. However, there is no report showing that this technique can be used to predict multichannel blocker potential for QT prolongation. The aim of this study is to show that FPD from MEA (Multielectrode array) of hiPS-CMs can detect QT prolongation induced by multichannel blockers. hiPS-CMs were seeded onto MEA and FPD was measured for 2 min every 10 min for 30 min after drug exposure for the vehicle and each drug concentration. I{sub Kr} and I{sub Ks} blockers concentration-dependently prolonged corrected FPD (FPDc), whereas Ca{sup 2+} channel blockers concentration-dependently shortened FPDc. Also, the multichannel blockers Amiodarone, Paroxetine, Terfenadine and Citalopram prolonged FPDc in a concentration dependent manner. Finally, the I{sub Kr} blockers, Terfenadine and Citalopram, which are reported to cause Torsade de Pointes (TdP) in clinical practice, produced early afterdepolarization (EAD). hiPS-CMs using MEA system and FPDc can predict the effects of drug candidates on QT interval. This study also shows that this assay can help detect EAD for drugs with TdP potential. - Highlights: • We focused on hiPS-CMs to replace in vitro assays in preclinical screening studies. • hiPS-CMs FPD is useful as an indicator to predict drug potential for QT prolongation. • MEA assay can help detect EAD for drugs with TdP potentials. • MEA assay in hiPS-CMs is useful for accurately predicting drug TdP risk in humans.

  11. Federal Budgeting Process in DOE

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    This course is designed to provide DOE and NNSA program and project managers a working knowledge of Federal financial and managerial systems to accomplish their Department’s budgeting and accounting processes, including budget submissions, managing authorized funding and establishing success criteria. Participants apply the foundational skills required to successfully manage a project through its financial life cycle. These skills include: integrating projects, programs, and missions; resourcing and funding programs; validating and funding projects; effectively participating in the budget process; managing the flow of funds to programs and projects and effectively using financial accounting and reporting systems to attain program and project success. You will earn 32 continuous learning points for this course. This is an elective course for the Level II PMCDP certification for Federal Project Directors and is available to all DOE employees.

  12. TEAM 1 Drivers License.doc

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    Instrument Preparation Show how to check basic vacuum functionality and target pressures for valves Check gun operate "ON" and extraction voltage at 3700 Check ...

  13. Development of a compact magnetic proton recoil spectrometer for measurement of deuterium-tritium neutrons

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    Zhang, Jianfu Ouyang, Xiaoping; Zhang, Xianpeng; Qiu, Suizheng; Zhang, Guoguang; Ruan, Jinlu; Zhang, Xiaodong; Yang, Shaohua; Song, Jiwen; Liu, Linyue; Li, Hongyun

    2015-12-15

    A new compact magnetic proton recoil (MPR) neutron spectrometer has been designed for precise measurement of deuterium-tritium (DT) neutrons. This design is presented emphasizing the magnetic analyzing system, which is based on a compact quadrupole-dipole (QD) electromagnet. The focal plane detector (FPD) is also discussed with respect to application for the next step. The characteristics of the MPR spectrometer were calculated by using Monte Carlo simulation. A preliminary experiment was performed to test the magnetic analyzing system and the proton images of the FPD. Since the QD electromagnet design allows for a larger foil thickness and solid angle to be utilized, the MPR spectrometer defined in this paper can achieve neutron detection efficiency more than 5 × 10{sup −7} at an energy resolution of 1.5% for measuring DT neutrons.

  14. Neutronics activities for next generation devices

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    Gohar, Y.

    1985-01-01

    Neutronic activities for the next generation devices are the subject of this paper. The main activities include TFCX and FPD blanket/shield studies, neutronic aspects of ETR/INTOR critical issues, and neutronics computational modules for the tokamak system code and tandem mirror reactor system code. Trade-off analyses, optimization studies, design problem investigations and computational models development for reactor parametric studies carried out for these activities are summarized.

  15. Handbook For the Mentee

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    WORK BREAKDOWN STRUCTURE HANDBOOK U.S. Department of Energy Washington, D.C. 20585 August 16, 2012 AVAILABLE ONLINE AT: INITIATED BY: URL TBD Office of Management Page 1 FOREWORD This handbook was developed by the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Acquisition and Project Management (APM) for use on DOE projects by Federal Project Directors (FPD) and industry contractors. It provides suggested guidance and best practices on the development of product-oriented Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)

  16. Santa | Y-12 National Security Complex

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  17. ARM - Datastreams - mmcrmom

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  19. SU-E-I-49: Simulation Study for Removing Scatter Radiation in Cesium-Iodine Based Flat Panel Detector System

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    Yoon, Y; Park, M; Kim, H; Kim, K; Kim, J; Morishita, J

    2015-06-15

    Purpose: This study aims to identify the feasibility of a novel cesium-iodine (CsI)-based flat-panel detector (FPD) for removing scatter radiation in diagnostic radiology. Methods: The indirect FPD comprises three layers: a substrate, scintillation, and thin-film-transistor (TFT) layer. The TFT layer has a matrix structure with pixels. There are ineffective dimensions on the TFT layer, such as the voltage and data lines; therefore, we devised a new FPD system having net-like lead in the substrate layer, matching the ineffective area, to block the scatter radiation so that only primary X-rays could reach the effective dimension.To evaluate the performance of this new FPD system, we conducted a Monte Carlo simulation using MCNPX 2.6.0 software. Scatter fractions (SFs) were acquired using no grid, a parallel grid (8:1 grid ratio), and the new system, and the performances were compared.Two systems having different thicknesses of lead in the substrate layer—10 and 20μm—were simulated. Additionally, we examined the effects of different pixel sizes (153×153 and 163×163μm) on the image quality, while keeping the effective area of pixels constant (143×143μm). Results: In case of 10μm lead, the SFs of the new system (∼11%) were lower than those of the other system (∼27% with no grid, ∼16% with parallel grid) at 40kV. However, as the tube voltage increased, the SF of new system (∼19%) was higher than that of parallel grid (∼18%) at 120kV. In the case of 20μm lead, the SFs of the new system were lower than those of the other systems at all ranges of the tube voltage (40–120kV). Conclusion: The novel CsI-based FPD system for removing scatter radiation is feasible for improving the image contrast but must be optimized with respect to the lead thickness, considering the system’s purposes and the ranges of the tube voltage in diagnostic radiology. This study was supported by a grant(K1422651) from Institute of Health Science, Korea University.

  20. Quality monitored distributed voting system

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    Skogmo, D.

    1997-03-18

    A quality monitoring system can detect certain system faults and fraud attempts in a distributed voting system. The system uses decoy voters to cast predetermined check ballots. Absent check ballots can indicate system faults. Altered check ballots can indicate attempts at counterfeiting votes. The system can also cast check ballots at predetermined times to provide another check on the distributed voting system. 6 figs.

  1. Quality monitored distributed voting system

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    Skogmo, David

    1997-01-01

    A quality monitoring system can detect certain system faults and fraud attempts in a distributed voting system. The system uses decoy voters to cast predetermined check ballots. Absent check ballots can indicate system faults. Altered check ballots can indicate attempts at counterfeiting votes. The system can also cast check ballots at predetermined times to provide another check on the distributed voting system.

  2. SU-E-CAMPUS-I-04: Automatic Skin-Dose Mapping for An Angiographic System with a Region-Of-Interest, High-Resolution Detector

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    Vijayan, S; Rana, V; Setlur Nagesh, S; Ionita, C; Rudin, S; Bednarek, D

    2014-06-15

    Purpose: Our real-time skin dose tracking system (DTS) has been upgraded to monitor dose for the micro-angiographic fluoroscope (MAF), a high-resolution, small field-of-view x-ray detector. Methods: The MAF has been mounted on a changer on a clinical C-Arm gantry so it can be used interchangeably with the standard flat-panel detector (FPD) during neuro-interventional procedures when high resolution is needed in a region-of-interest. To monitor patient skin dose when using the MAF, our DTS has been modified to automatically account for the change in scatter for the very small MAF FOV and to provide separated dose distributions for each detector. The DTS is able to provide a color-coded mapping of the cumulative skin dose on a 3D graphic model of the patient. To determine the correct entrance skin exposure to be applied by the DTS, a correction factor was determined by measuring the exposure at the entrance surface of a skull phantom with an ionization chamber as a function of entrance beam size for various beam filters and kVps. Entrance exposure measurements included primary radiation, patient backscatter and table forward scatter. To allow separation of the dose from each detector, a parameter log is kept that allows a replay of the procedure exposure events and recalculation of the dose components.The graphic display can then be constructed showing the dose distribution from the MAF and FPD separately or together. Results: The DTS is able to provide separate displays of dose for the MAF and FPD with field-size specific scatter corrections. These measured corrections change from about 49% down to 10% when changing from the FPD to the MAF. Conclusion: The upgraded DTS allows identification of the patient skin dose delivered when using each detector in order to achieve improved dose management as well as to facilitate peak skin-dose reduction through dose spreading. Research supported in part by Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation and NIH Grants R43FD0158401, R44FD

  3. Reduction of ring artifacts in CBCT: Detection and correction of pixel gain variations in flat panel detectors

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    Altunbas, Cem; Lai, Chao-Jen; Zhong, Yuncheng; Shaw, Chris C.

    2014-09-15

    Purpose: In using flat panel detectors (FPD) for cone beam computed tomography (CBCT), pixel gain variations may lead to structured nonuniformities in projections and ring artifacts in CBCT images. Such gain variations can be caused by change in detector entrance exposure levels or beam hardening, and they are not accounted by conventional flat field correction methods. In this work, the authors presented a method to identify isolated pixel clusters that exhibit gain variations and proposed a pixel gain correction (PGC) method to suppress both beam hardening and exposure level dependent gain variations. Methods: To modulate both beam spectrum and entrance exposure, flood field FPD projections were acquired using beam filters with varying thicknesses. “Ideal” pixel values were estimated by performing polynomial fits in both raw and flat field corrected projections. Residuals were calculated by taking the difference between measured and ideal pixel values to identify clustered image and FPD artifacts in flat field corrected and raw images, respectively. To correct clustered image artifacts, the ratio of ideal to measured pixel values in filtered images were utilized as pixel-specific gain correction factors, referred as PGC method, and they were tabulated as a function of pixel value in a look-up table. Results: 0.035% of detector pixels lead to clustered image artifacts in flat field corrected projections, where 80% of these pixels were traced back and linked to artifacts in the FPD. The performance of PGC method was tested in variety of imaging conditions and phantoms. The PGC method reduced clustered image artifacts and fixed pattern noise in projections, and ring artifacts in CBCT images. Conclusions: Clustered projection image artifacts that lead to ring artifacts in CBCT can be better identified with our artifact detection approach. When compared to the conventional flat field correction method, the proposed PGC method enables characterization of nonlinear

  4. Enclosure - FY 2016 Q4 Metrics Report.xlsx

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    Fourth Quarter Overall Root Cause Analysis (RCA)/Corrective Action Plan (CAP) Performance Metrics No. Contract/Project Management Performance Metrics FY 2016 Target No. 2 3 4 5 6 7 FY14-FY16: 4 completions through 4th Qtr. Combined Construction Cleanup 83% 91% 50% Based on 3-year rolling period (FY14 to FY16). TPC is Total Project Cost. 100% Comment EVM: Earned Value Management. CD-3: Critical Decision-3, Approve Start of Construction/Execution. FPD: Federal Project Director CD-1: Critical

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    Equipment (check) 12. Other Equipment (check) 13. If Audio Recording Requested, DOE Br. ... No Projection Services Required Projectors (vu-graph) Projectors: 35mm Audio Tape Player ...

  6. ARM - Datastreams - twr

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    qcvaporpressuremean ( time, height ) Quality check results on field: Wind direction vector mean unitless qcwdirvecmean ( time, height ) Quality check results on field: Wind...

  7. Xcel Energy - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program |...

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    ResidentialSolutionsRebates... Expiration Date 12312014 State New Mexico Program Type Rebate Program Rebate Amount Draft Check Kits and Power Check Meters:...

  8. Payment Options - Combustion Energy Frontier Research Center

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    Payment Options Payment Options Payment by Check: Pay To: The Trustees of Princeton University Mail Checks To: Princeton University Attn: Abhishek Saha EQUAD D334 Olden Street ...

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    Princeton (NEW) Check In & Registration Payment Options Parking Lecture & Dining Halls ... Useful Links Emergency Contacts Traveling to Princeton Check In and Registration Payment ...

  10. anikine(1)-98.pdf

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    radiation, was adopted by MWMFOV measurement data set and checked by model computations. ... The method was checked for the MWMFOV data set on model size spectra. Satisfactory ...

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    ... checks or through an instrument's automated self-check protocol, are typically caused by malfunctioning detectors or detector circuitry, rather than meter or control circuitry. ...

  12. Microsoft Word - toc.doc

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  13. ARM - Datastreams - irt10m

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    check results on field: Surface Infra-Red Temperature unitless qcsfcirtemp ( time ) Quality check results on field: Surface Infra-Red Temperature Maxima unitless ...

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    ... Inductively Coupled Plasma Interference Check Sample Analysis Interference check samples are analyzed to verify the instrumental interelement and background correction factors and ...

  15. Microsoft Word - RIN 10113444 DVP

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    ... Inductively Coupled Plasma Interference Check Sample Analysis Interference check samples were analyzed at the required frequency to verify the instrumental interelement and ...

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    ... DVP-November 2013, Rifle, Colorado U.S. Department of Energy RIN 13115731 January 2014 Page 14 Inductively Coupled Plasma Interference Check Sample Analysis Interference check ...

  17. "NATURAL GAS PROCESSING PLANT SURVEY"

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    ... connected to the plant. (Please check all that apply.)" "Name:" "Capacity (list amount and check units):",,,..." MMcfDay",,,,," BblsDay" "Pipeline ...

  18. ETA-HIAC06 - Receipt Inspection

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    Appendix A - Manufacturer's Proposal Review Check List 13 Appendix B - Vehicle Receipt Check List 18 ETA-HIAC06 Revision 1 3 2004 Electric Transportation Applications All Rights ...

  19. TEAM0.5DL.doc

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    Instrument preparation Show how to check basic vacuum functionality and target pressure values (Gun: 1, Liner: 18-20 and Octagon: < 10) Check Gun operate "ON" and ...

  20. Determination of dibenzothiophene in SRM 1582, Wilmington crude oil and addendum

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    Not Available

    1982-09-07

    The concentration of dibenzothiophene (DBTP) in SRM 1582 has been measured for eight samples using the standard technique in conjunction with a sulfur-specific dual-flame photometric detector (FPD) operating in the normal mode. The response of the FPD is not linear with the concentration of sulfur-containing compounds, but approximately with the square root of the response. The exact power of the response (linearization exponent) which is linear with concentration depends not only on the type of sulfur compound measured, but also to some extent on daily changes in the gas chromatographic instrument, such as slight changes in the flow of air, hydrogen or carrier gases, temperature changes, and detector geometry. In order to avoid these changes being possible sources of error and to determine the correct linearization exponent, detector calibration runs similar to the sample runs were performed on the day of analysis. Moreover, interfering peaks around the dibenzothiophene dictated that some sort of sample clean-up was necessary. To this end, the oil sample was first fractionated on a liquid chromatograph (LC), then concentrated prior to gas chromatographic analysis.

  1. Evaluation of metallic foils for preconcentration of sulfur-containing gases with subsequent flash desorption/flame photometric detection

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    Kagel, R.A.; Farwell, S.O.

    1986-05-01

    Ag, Ni, Pd, Pt, Rh, and W foils were examined for their collective efficiencies toward seven sulfur-containing gases, i.e., H/sub 2/S, CH/sub 3/SH, CH/sub 3/SCH/sub 3/, CH/sub 3/SSCH/sub 3/, CS/sub 2/, COS, and SO/sub 2/. Low- and sub-part-per-billion (v/v) concentrations of these individual sulfur gases in air were drawn through a fluorocarbon resin cell containing a mounted 30-mm x 7-mm x 0.025-mm metal foil. The preconcentrated species were then thermally desorbed by a controlled pulse of current through the foil. The desorbed sample plug was swept in precleaned zero air from the fluorocarbon resin cell to a flame photometric detector. Sampling flow rate, ambient temperature, sample humidity, and common oxidants were examined for their effects on the collection efficiencies of these sulfur compounds on platinum and palladium foils. Analytical characteristics of this metal foil collection/flash desorption/flame photometric detector (MFC/FD/FPD) technique include a sulfur gas detectability of less than 50 pptr (parts per trillion) (v/v), a response repeatability of at least 95%, and field portable collection cells and instrumentation. The results are discussed both in terms of potential analytical applications of MFC/FD/FPD and in terms of their relationship to characterized models of gas adsorption on solid surfaces. 33 references, 6 figures, 3 tables.

  2. Team China Transforms Shipping Containers into a Solar-Powered House

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    Team China is turning shipping containers into their 2011 Solar Deacthlon home design. Check it out!

  3. Woody Biomass Harvesting and Processing Tax Credit (Corporate)

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    Note: The application period for this program is closed, check the program website for future openings.

  4. Determination of total biogenic sulfur gases by filter/flash vaporization/flame photometry

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    Farwell, S.O.; Liebowitz, D.P.; Kagel, R.A.; Adams, D.F.

    1980-12-01

    Complete conversion of H/sub 2/S, COS, CH/sub 3/SH, CH/sub 3/SCH/sub 3/, CS/sub 2/, and CH/sub 3/SSCH/sub 3/ to SO/sub 2/ has been shown to occur in a quartz tube held at a furnace temperature of 1050/sup 0/C for sample air flows from 30 mL/min to 2.8 L/min. The resultant SO/sub 2/-containing air flow is passed through an inline, precleaned Gelman Spectrograde filter which collects an average of 1.5 +- 0.3 ..mu..g of S/47 mm filter prior to SO/sub 2/ breakthrough. The sulfur collected on the filters is extracted with a recovery of 100 +- 3%. Final quantitative determinations of the sulfur in the filter extracts are performed via the flash vaporization/flame photometric (FV/FPD) technique using platinum boats. Equivalent FV/FPD linear responses were observed for H/sub 2/SO/sub 4/, Na/sub 2/SO/sub 4/, K/sub 2/SO/sub 4/, and (NH/sub 4/)/sub 2/SO/sub 4/ standards in the range of 0.4 to 12 ng of S. Repeated analyses of sulfate standards showed a relative standard deviation (RSD) = +-7.0%. Experimental results obtained for NaHCO/sub 3/, Na/sub 2/CO/sub 3/, NaOH, NaCl, KHCO/sub 3/, K/sub 2/CO/sub 3/, KOH, NH/sub 4/HCO/sub 3/, (NH/sub 4/)/sub 2/CO/sub 3/, NH/sub 3/(aq), FeCl/sub 3/, MnCl/sub 2/, and Na/sub 2/HgCl/sub 4/ as chemical impregnants in glass fiber filters for SO/sub 2/ collection and their compatibility with the FV/FPD system are also described.

  5. Real-time graphic display utility for nuclear safety applications

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    Yang, S.; Huang, X.; Taylor, J.; Stevens, J.; Gerardis, T.; Hsu, A.; McCreary, T.

    2006-07-01

    With the increasing interests in the nuclear energy, new nuclear power plants will be constructed and licensed, and older generation ones will be upgraded for assuring continuing operation. The tendency of adopting the latest proven technology and the fact of older parts becoming obsolete have made the upgrades imperative. One of the areas for upgrades is the older CRT display being replaced by the latest graphics displays running under modern real time operating system (RTOS) with safety graded modern computer. HFC has developed a graphic display utility (GDU) under the QNX RTOS. A standard off-the-shelf software with a long history of performance in industrial applications, QNX RTOS used for safety applications has been examined via a commercial dedication process that is consistent with the regulatory guidelines. Through a commercial survey, a design life cycle and an operating history evaluation, and necessary tests dictated by the dedication plan, it is reasonably confirmed that the QNX RTOS was essentially equivalent to what would be expected in the nuclear industry. The developed GDU operates and communicates with the existing equipment through a dedicated serial channel of a flat panel controller (FPC) module. The FPC module drives a flat panel display (FPD) monitor. A touch screen mounted on the FPD serves as the normal operator interface with the FPC/FPD monitor system. The GDU can be used not only for replacing older CRTs but also in new applications. The replacement of the older CRT does not disturb the function of the existing equipment. It not only provides modern proven technology upgrade but also improves human ergonomics. The FPC, which can be used as a standalone controller running with the GDU, is an integrated hardware and software module. It operates as a single board computer within a control system, and applies primarily to the graphics display, targeting, keyboard and mouse. During normal system operation, the GDU has two sources of data

  6. Scales in the fine structure of the magnetic dipole resonance: A wavelet approach to the shell model

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    Petermann, I.; Langanke, K.; Martinez-Pinedo, G.; Neumann-Cosel, P. von; Nowacki, F.; Richter, A.

    2010-01-15

    Wavelet analysis is applied as a tool for the examination of magnetic dipole (M1) strength distributions in pf-shell nuclei by the extraction of wavelet scales. Results from the analysis of theoretical M1 strength distributions calculated with the KB3G interaction are compared to experimental data from (e,e{sup '}) experiments and good agreement of the deduced wavelet scales is observed. This provides further insight into the nature of the scales from the model results. The influence of the number of Lanczos iterations on the development and stability of scales and the role of the model space in terms of the truncation level are studied. Moreover, differences in the scales of spin and orbital parts of the M1 strength are investigated, as is the use of different effective interactions (KB3G, GXPF1, and FPD6).

  7. TMRBAR: a code to calculate plasma parameters for tandem-mirror reactors operating in the MARS mode

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    Campbell, R.B.

    1983-08-30

    The purpose of this report is to document the plasma power balance model currently used by LLNL to calculate steady state operating points for tandem mirror reactors. The code developed from this model, TMRBAR, has been used to predict the performance and define supplementary heating requirements for drivers used in the Mirror Advanced Reactor Study (MARS) and for the Fusion Power Demonstration (FPD) study. The equations solved included particle and energy balance for central cell and end cell species, quasineutrality at several cardinal points in the end cell region, as well as calculations of volumes, densities and average energies based on given constraints of beta profiles and fusion power output. Alpha particle ash is treated self-consistently, but no other impurity species is treated.

  8. Project Management Career Development Program

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    Management Career Development Program Certified Federal Project Directors * Program Secretarial Office Name Certification Level Certified FPD Since EA LOW,JAMES O Level I 10/14/2009 EE BUMBACA,PRISCILLA B Level I 01/25/2011 EE COLLETTE,GREGORY D Level II 04/28/2006 EE DINS,RANDALL S Level II 02/13/2009 EE GRAHAM,MATT E Level III 04/28/2006 EE SWEENEY,ROBIN L Level I 11/21/2008 EM ABDUL,WAHED NMN Level III 12/08/2006 EM ADAMS,KAREN M Level I 07/31/2009 EM ADAMS,VINCENT NMN Level III 12/08/2006

  9. EVMS Self-Surveillance of Remote Handled Low Level Waste (RHLLW) Project

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    Michael L. Nelson; Kimberly Case; Linda Hergesheimer; Maxine Johnson; Doug Parker; Rick Staten; Scott taylor

    2013-07-01

    DOE G 413.3-10A, Section 3.a states: “The Contractor has primary responsibility for implementing and maintaining a surveillance program to ensure continued compliance of the system with ANSI/EIA-748B. DOE O 413.3B requires the FPD to ensure the contractor conducts a Self-Surveillance annually. This annual Self-Surveillance,…should cover all 32 guidelines of the ANSI/EIA748B. Documentation of the Self-Surveillance is sent to the CO and the PMSO (copy to OECM) confirming the continued compliance of their EVMS ANSI/EIA748B...” This review, and the associated report, is deemed to satisfy this requirement.

  10. Near-continuous measurement of hydrogen sulfide and carbonyl sulfide by an automatic gas chromatograph

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    Lindgren, E.R.; Pershing, D.W.; Kirchgessner, D.A.; Drehmel, D.C.

    1991-01-01

    The article describes an automatic gas chromatograph with a flame photometric detector (GC-FPD) that samples and analyzes hydrogen sulfide (H2S) and carbonyl sulfide (COS) at 30-sec intervals. Temperature programming was used to elute trace amounts of carbon disulfide (CS2) present in each injection from a Supelpak-S column in a single peak at the end of 15 min runs. The system was used to study the high-temperature fuel-rich sulfur capture reactions of H2S and COS with injected calcium oxide (CaO) sorbent, necessitating the near continuous measurement of these gaseous sulfur species. The H2S concentration ranged from 300 to 3000 ppm, and the COS from 30 to 300 ppm. The system was also used to monitor sulfur dioxide (SO2) levels under fuel-lean conditions: results compared very closely with SO2 measurements made simultaneously with continuous ultraviolet (UV) SO2 instrumentation.

  11. SU-E-I-40: New Method for Measurement of Task-Specific, High-Resolution Detector System Performance

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    Loughran, B; Singh, V; Jain, A; Bednarek, D; Rudin, S

    2014-06-01

    Purpose: Although generalized linear system analytic metrics such as GMTF and GDQE can evaluate performance of the whole imaging system including detector, scatter and focal-spot, a simplified task-specific measured metric may help to better compare detector systems. Methods: Low quantum-noise images of a neuro-vascular stent with a modified ANSI head phantom were obtained from the average of many exposures taken with the high-resolution Micro-Angiographic Fluoroscope (MAF) and with a Flat Panel Detector (FPD). The square of the Fourier Transform of each averaged image, equivalent to the measured product of the system GMTF and the object function in spatial-frequency space, was then divided by the normalized noise power spectra (NNPS) for each respective system to obtain a task-specific generalized signal-to-noise ratio. A generalized measured relative object detectability (GM-ROD) was obtained by taking the ratio of the integral of the resulting expressions for each detector system to give an overall metric that enables a realistic systems comparison for the given detection task. Results: The GM-ROD provides comparison of relative performance of detector systems from actual measurements of the object function as imaged by those detector systems. This metric includes noise correlations and spatial frequencies relevant to the specific object. Additionally, the integration bounds for the GM-ROD can be selected to emphasis the higher frequency band of each detector if high-resolution image details are to be evaluated. Examples of this new metric are discussed with a comparison of the MAF to the FPD for neuro-vascular interventional imaging. Conclusion: The GM-ROD is a new direct-measured task-specific metric that can provide clinically relevant comparison of the relative performance of imaging systems. Supported by NIH Grant: 2R01EB002873 and an equipment grant from Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation.

  12. Airborne measurements of total sulfur gases during NASA global tropospheric experiment/chemical instrumentation test and evaluation 3

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    Farwell, S.O.; MacTaggart, D.L.; Chatham, W.H.

    1995-04-20

    A metal foil collection/flash desorption/flame photometric detection (MFC/FD/FPD) technique was used by investigators from the University of Idaho (UI) to measure ambient total sulfur gas concentrations from an aircraft platform during the NASA Global Tropospheric Experiment/Chemical Instrumentation Test and Evaluation 3 (GTE/CITE 3) program. The MFC/FD/FPD technique allowed rapid quantitation of tropospheric background air masses using sample integration times of 1-3 min with little or no gap between measurements. The rapid and continual sampling nature of this technique yielded data covering approximately 75% of the entire CITE 3 program`s air track. Ambient air measurement data obtained during northern hemisphere (NH) flights often exhibited relatively high total sulfur gas values (up to 19 ppb) and an extremely high degree of sample heterogeneity, especially in coastal locations. Data from southern hemisphere (SH) flights typically exhibited relatively low total sulfur gas concentrations and a low degree of sample heterogeneity. A bimodal interhemispheric total sulfur gas gradient was observed using data obtained during transit flights between the two CITE 3 program ground bases. Comparisons were made of UI total sulfur gas measurements with composite sulfur gas values generated using speciated sulfur gas measurements from other CITE 3 participants. Only a relatively small number of overlap periods for comparison were obtained from all the available CITE 3 data because of large differences in measurement integration times and lack of synchronization of sample start/stop times for the various investigators. These effects were compounded with extreme sample heterogeneity in the NH and the speed at which the aircraft traversed the air masses being sampled. Comparison of NH UI total with composite sulfur gas values showed excellent correlation and linear curve fit, indicating substantial qualitative agreement. 20 refs., 10 figs., 7 tabs.

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    Altunbas, C; Kavanagh, B; Miften, M; Zhong, Y; Shaw, C

    2014-06-01

    Purpose: To improve CT number accuracy and contrast sensitivity, a novel 2D antiscatter grid (ASG) for flat panel detector (FPD) based CBCT imaging was evaluated. Experiments were performed to characterize the scatter rejection and contrast sensitivity performance of ASG. The reduction in primary transmission for various ASG geometries was also evaluated by a computational model. Methods: The 2D ASG design was based on multi-hole collimators used in Nuclear Medicine. It consisted of abutted hexagon shaped apertures with 2.5 mm pitch and 32 mm height, and separated by 0.25 mm thick lead septa. Scatter-to-primary ratio (SPR), contrast-to-noise ratio (CNR), and mean primary transmission were measured using a benchtop FPD/x-ray source system. Acrylic slabs of varying thicknesses were imaged with a contrast-detail phantom to measure CNR and SPR under different scatter conditions. Primary transmission was also measured by averaging pixel values in flood field images without the phantom. We additionally explored variation of primary transmission with pitch and septum thickness using a computational model of our ASG. Results: Our 2D ASG reduced the SPR from 3.3 to 0.12, and improved CNR by 50% in 20 cm thick slab phantom projections acquired at 120 kVp. While the measured primary transmission was 72.8%, our simulations show that primary transmission can be increased to 86% by reducing the septum thickness to 0.1 mm. Primary transmission further increases to 93% if septum thickness of 0.1 mm is used in conjunction with an increased pitch of 4 mm. Conclusion: The 2D ASG appears to be a promising scatter rejection device, offering both superior scatter rejection and improved contrast sensitivity. Though its lead footprint reduced primary transmission, our work shows that optimization of aperture pitch and septum thickness can significantly improve the primary transmission.

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    Spicer, John Patrick; Chakraborty, Debejyo; Wincek, Michael Anthony; Wang, Hui; Abell, Jeffrey A; Bracey, Jennifer; Cai, Wayne W

    2014-10-14

    A vibration welding system includes vibration welding equipment having a welding horn and anvil, a host device, a check station, and a robot. The robot moves the horn and anvil via an arm to the check station. Sensors, e.g., temperature sensors, are positioned with respect to the welding equipment. Additional sensors are positioned with respect to the check station, including a pressure-sensitive array. The host device, which monitors a condition of the welding equipment, measures signals via the sensors positioned with respect to the welding equipment when the horn is actively forming a weld. The robot moves the horn and anvil to the check station, activates the check station sensors at the check station, and determines a condition of the welding equipment by processing the received signals. Acoustic, force, temperature, displacement, amplitude, and/or attitude/gyroscopic sensors may be used.

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    GraphicMapChart Abstract Idaho GIS Clearinghouse Organization Idaho Geospatial Office Published Idaho Geospatial Office, Date Not Provided DOI Not Provided Check for DOI...

  11. ENERGY STAR PortfolioManager Baseline Year Instructions

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    Baseline Year" Time frame Select "Multiple Properties" Using filters, choose properties to include in report Check box to Select all filtered properties Select these reporting ...

  12. ENERGY STAR PortfolioManager Current Year Instructions

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Current Year" Time frame Select "Multiple Properties" Using filters, choose properties to include in report Check box to Select all filtered properties Select these reporting items ...

  13. Forest Service Guide to National Forests and Grasslands | Open...

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    Service Regions including contact information. Author United States Department of Agriculture Published United States Department of Agriculture, 2013 DOI Not Provided Check for...

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    Health Metrics Office of Acquisition and Project Management (APM) MA-60 U. S. Department ... of Schedule Checks * "Periodic schedule health assessments are essential to ensure the ...

  15. Integrated Planning and Performance Management

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    Annual Lab Plan - Other plans (SiteFacilities, WFD, etc) * Execute--perform technical & business functions - Management systems (CAS) * Check--measureanalyze & evaluate...

  16. Energy Conservation Tax Credits- Competitively-Selected Projects (Personal)

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    The Oregon Department of Energy (ODOE) periodically releases Opportunity Announcements for tax credits for energy conservation projects. There are currently no open solicitations. Check ODOE's for...

  17. Concurrent Transfers Last 8 Days

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    graphs are autoscaling - check the scales on each axis before you compare graphs. Concurrency (Both Systems) Concurrency (Both Systems) Concurrency (Both Systems) Concurrency...

  18. Search results | Department of Energy

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    Energy Sources Search results Search results Enter terms Search Showing 1 - 10 of 59 results. Download Build a Pizza Box Solar Oven Check out this staightforward lesson, that...

  19. Alaska Administrative Code | Open Energy Information

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    library Legal Document- RegulationRegulation: Alaska Administrative CodeLegal Published NA Year Signed or Took Effect 2013 Legal Citation Not provided DOI Not Provided Check for...

  20. OSTIblog Articles in the data Topic | OSTI, US Dept of Energy...

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    like that?" you think. "I should probably check the NASA homepage for astrophysics data." ... of the ChemCam Instrument for the NASA Mars Science Laboratory" "Los Alamos ...

  1. Microsoft Word - KCP SEC J_Appendix P - Special Financial Agreement

    National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

    providing for transfer of funds on a payment- cleared basis. 2. DOE requires that ... all memoranda, checks, payment requests, correspondence, or documents pertaining thereto. ...

  2. PART III - SECTION J

    National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

    providing for transfer of funds on a payment-cleared basis. 2. DOE requires that ... all memoranda, checks, payment requests, correspondence, or documents pertaining thereto. ...

  3. Happy Earth Day 2011!

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Check out these resources from the Department of Energy to help you celebrate, get in the Earth Day spirit, and take action.

  4. NYSEG (Gas)- Commercial and Industrial Efficiency Program

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    NOTE: As of March 2016, the incentives for program year 2016 are being updated. Please check the program website for updated information. 

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    which is free to browse our entire collection. Expect to go through something similar to airport security screening upon entry. Checking out materials: Borrowing may take place...

  6. Activity-Level Work Planning and Control Implementation

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    ... misalignments; * Operational testing of the component, including checks such as valve stroke time; measurement of vibration, flow, pressure, and temperature; operation of ...

  7. Wind Manufacturing Facilities

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    America's wind energy industry supports a growing domestic industrial base. Check out this map to find manufacturing facilities in your state. Last updated December 2013.

  8. Microsoft Word - Final FONSI STM SWEA_DOE-EA-1968

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    ... and socioeconomics and environmental justice, and that the Proposed Action would have ... Public access to the STM campus and DWOP is controlled. All visitors must check in with ...

  9. Data Quality of Quality Measurement Experiments

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    Data Quality of Quality Measurement Experiments S. Bottone and S. Moore Mission Research ... assessment of the quality of incoming data based on internal consistency checks, ...

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    replacements complete, WIPP is transitioning into Phase Two of recovery activities. Once employees perform initial underground safety checks, they will begin conducting...

  11. EPA Region 6 NPDES General Permits | Open Energy Information

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    Permits Abstract Access to NPDES General Permits for EPA Region 6. Author United States Environmental Protection Agency Published EPA, Date Not Provided DOI Not Provided Check...

  12. Nevada Stormwater General Permit NVR100000 | Open Energy Information

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    Form Type Other Form Topic Stormwater General Permit Organization Nevada Division of Environmental Protection Published Publisher Not Provided, 2007 DOI Not Provided Check for...

  13. Nevada Construction Stormwater Factsheet | Open Energy Information

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    sheet for Nevada's General Storm Water Construction Permit. Author Nevada Division of Environmental Protection Published NDEP, 2007 DOI Not Provided Check for DOI availability:...

  14. Applicable EPA Regulations and Description Website | Open Energy...

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    provides information regarding EPA regulations that apply to brownfields grants. Author Environmental Protection Agency Published EPA, Date Not Provided DOI Not Provided Check...

  15. EPA Brownfields and Land Revitalization Website: Basic Information...

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    Abstract This site provides basic information regarding EPA's Brownfields program. Author Environmental Protection Agency Published EPA, Date Not Provided DOI Not Provided Check...

  16. Die Materials for Critical Applications and Increased Production...

    Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

    To resist heat checking, die materials should have a low coefficient of thermal expansion, high thermal conductivity, high hot yield strength, good temper softening resistance, ...

  17. BPA-2013-00606-FOIA Request

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    a copy of the following in electronic format andor whatever format exists: 1. An accounting of all uncashed checkswarrants (checks that have been issued by your government...

  18. Robot Intelligence Kernel

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    2011-01-01

    Check out this robotics breakthrough which allows robots to behave autonomously. For more information about INL research projects, visit http://www.facebook.com/idahonationallaboratory.

  19. National Lab Day: How the National Labs Keep Moving America Forward

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    Check out photos from National Lab Day, a celebration of the ways our 17 National Labs contribute to advancements in energy, environmental science, supercomputing, consumer products and more.

  20. Benton PUD- Commercial and Agricultural Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs

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    Interested customers should visit the program website for more information.  To check the availability of funding 2012 incentives, contact Kevin Fisher at (509) 585-5395.

  1. Search results | Department of Energy

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    Grades K-2 Check out these energy activities for grades K-2. http:energy.goveereeducationdownloadsfun-sun-teachers-activity-guide-elementary-grades-k-2-1 Download What...

  2. Temperatures at the Base of the Seismogenic Crust Beneath Long...

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    the central section of the Phlegrean Fields caldera. Author David P. Hill Published Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 1992 DOI Not Provided Check for DOI availability:...

  3. WAC 197-11 SEPA Rules | Open Energy Information

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    for compliance with SEPA in Washington. Published NA Year Signed or Took Effect 1984 Legal Citation WAC 197-11 DOI Not Provided Check for DOI availability: http:...

  4. Microsoft Word - Appendix H - InspectionChecklist.doc

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    EPA, Region 7 MDNR Other (list) ... Weather: ... Check site email and Grand Junction contact phone logs) Report attached. III. ON-SITE DOCUMENTS & RECORDS VERIFIED ...

  5. FINAL SYSTEM WALKTHROUGH AND DOCUMENTATION REVIEW FORM PS-8

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    Forms PS-4 and PS-5 are filed for vessels and their relief valves General physical system condition and readiness. Checks on all relief devices providing overpressure protection. ...

  6. Washington Notice of Construction Application under New Source...

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    Notice of Construction Application Organization State of Washington Department of Ecology Published Publisher Not Provided, 12013 DOI Not Provided Check for DOI availability:...

  7. WSDE Class V Wells that Automatically Meet Non-Endangerment Standard...

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    the non-endangerment standard in Washington. Author Washington State Department of Ecology Published Washington State Department of Ecology, 2012 DOI Not Provided Check for DOI...

  8. WSDE Online System for Registering UIC Wells webpage | Open Energy...

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    developers to register their UIC wells online. Author Washington State Department of Ecology Published Washington State Department of Ecology, 2014 DOI Not Provided Check for DOI...

  9. Washington Environmental Permit Handbook - 401 Water Quality...

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    Regulatory GuidanceGuideHandbook Author Washington State Department of Ecology Published Washington State Department of Ecology, 2014 DOI Not Provided Check for DOI...

  10. CLEAP_Tools_DRAFT_nameupdate

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (indexed site)

    Zoning Check Climate Explorer Smart Location Database Coastal Resilience Mapping Tool ... Cost of renewable energy spreadsheet tool JEDI Open PV Database OpenEI Datasets BEDES ...

  11. Late Cenozoic Ring Faulting and Volcanism in the Coso Range Area...

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    to the surface during the past few million years. Author Wendell A. Duffield Published Journal Geology, 1975 DOI Not Provided Check for DOI availability: http:crossref.org...

  12. Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003 | Open Energy Information

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    into communities. Published NA Year Signed or Took Effect 2003 Legal Citation Not provided DOI Not Provided Check for DOI availability: http:crossref.org Online Internet link...

  13. Geothermal Well Logging: Geological Wireline Logs and Fracture...

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    Course on Geothermal Drilling, Resource Development and Power Plants; Santa Tecla, El Salvador; 20110116 Published Iceland GeoSurvey, 2011 DOI Not Provided Check for DOI...

  14. ARM - Datastreams - sws

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    qctime ( time ) Quality check results on field: Calibrated spectrum unitless qczenspeccalib ( time, wavelength ) Shutter state (0:open, 1: closed) none shutterclosed (...

  15. Where to Insulate in a Home | Department of Energy

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    to improve your home's energy efficiency. Insulate either the attic floor or under the roof. Check with a contractor about crawl space or basement insulation. Tips: Insulation...

  16. Energy 101: Concentrating Solar Power | Department of Energy

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    Check out the above video on CSP technologies. With exciting solar energy advances on the horizon, the Department of Energy is ramping up its CSP research, development, and ...

  17. User Shipments | Linac Coherent Light Source

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    Shipments Check-In | Computer Accounts | Data Collection & Analysis | Policies | Proposals ... 2575 Sand Hill Rd. Menlo Park, CA 94025 USA If a contact number is required on carrier ...

  18. LCA Harmonization

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    References Publications Definitions definitions LCA Harmonization Notice: Results for natural gas (conventional and unconventional) will be updated soon, please check back...

  19. Job Creation and Energy Savings in St. Paul, Minnesota

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    Check out this video where Mayor Chris Coleman explains how St. Paul is using grant money to create jobs while cutting waste and saving energy.

  20. PHOTOS: Vice President Biden Swears in New Deputy Secretary of Energy

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    Check out photos from Vice President Joe Biden's visit to the Department of Energy, where he swore in the Department's new Deputy Secretary.