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Operational Test Report for the 241-AZ-101 Ultrasonic Interface Level Analyzer

Description: This document comprises the Operational Test Report for the 241-AZ-101 Ultrasonic Interface Level Analyzer. The objective of the testing was to verify that all equipment and components functioned as designed following construction completion and turnover to operations.
Date: March 28, 2000
Creator: ANDREWS, J.E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Practical Thermal Evaluation Methods For HAC Fire Analysis In Type B Radiaoactive Material (RAM) Packages

Description: Title 10 of the United States Code of Federal Regulations Part 71 for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (10 CFR Part 71.73) requires that Type B radioactive material (RAM) packages satisfy certain Hypothetical Accident Conditions (HAC) thermal design requirements to ensure package safety during accidental fire conditions. Compliance with thermal design requirements can be met by prototype tests, analyses only or a combination of tests and analyses. Normally, it is impractical to meet all the HAC using tests only and the analytical methods are too complex due to the multi-physics non-linear nature of the fire event. Therefore, a combination of tests and thermal analyses methods using commercial heat transfer software are used to meet the necessary design requirements. The authors, along with his other colleagues at Savannah River National Laboratory in Aiken, SC, USA, have successfully used this 'tests and analyses' approach in the design and certification of several United States' DOE/NNSA certified packages, e.g. 9975, 9977, 9978, 9979, H1700, and Bulk Tritium Shipping Package (BTSP). This paper will describe these methods and it is hoped that the RAM Type B package designers and analysts can use them for their applications.
Date: March 28, 2013
Creator: Abramczyk, Glenn; Hensel, Stephen J & Gupta, Narendra K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Public Aid to Faith-Based Organizations (Charitable Choice): Background and Selected Legal Issues

Description: This report provides background on ten selected questions related to public aid for faith-based organization. Despite the ongoing controversy about charitable choice, not until the 107th Congress were there full hearings and extended debates on its constitutionality, efficacy, and public policy implications.
Date: March 28, 2003
Creator: Ackerman, David M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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P-P Elastic and Charge-Exchange Scattering at about 120 Mev

Description: Observation of antiprotons in a propane or hydrogen bubble chamber offers the possiblity of studying several phenomena for which counter or photographic emulsion techniques are less suitable. Because there is a high ratio of pions, muons, and electrons to antiprotons in the available momentum-analyzed beams, these beams cannot be used in the bubble chamber without an initial purification, which increases the ratio of antiprotons to other particles. Such a purification has been achieved by utilizing the difference in rates of momentum loss in absorbers between antiprotons and other particles. The principle of the method is to pass a momentum-analyzed beam through an absorber. Since particles of unequal mass do not have the same specific ionization they lose different amounts of momentum, and a further magnetic deflection suffices to separate the particles physically according to mass. In this experiment a desirable momentum for antiprotons entering the bubble chamber was 684 Mev/c; however, at this momentum the ratio of undesirable particles to antiprotons at the target where they are produced is about 6 x 10{sup 5}. By starting with 970-Mev/c particles at the target and using the method of differential absorption, they decreased the ratio of undesirable particles (87% {mu}{sup -}, 105 {pi}{sup -}, 3% e{sup -}) to antiprotons entering the bubble chamber at 684 Mev/c to 1.5 x 10{sup 4}. A system of counters indicatd when an antiproton entered the bubble chamber, and although the chamber was expanded on every Bevatron pulse, the lights were flashed and the chamber photographed only when an antiproton entered.
Date: March 28, 1958
Creator: Agnew Jr., Lewis; Elioff, Tom; Fowler, William B.; Gilly, Louis; Lander, Richard L.; Oswald, Larry et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Performance of the new EBIS preinjector

Description: The construction and initial commissioning phase of a new heavy ion preinjector was completed at Brookhaven in September, 2010, and the preinjector is now operational. This preinjector, using an EBIS source to produce high charge state heavy ions, provided helium and neon ion beams for use at the NASA Space Radiation Laboratory in the Fall of 2010, and gold and uranium beams are being commissioned during the 2011 run cycle for use in RHIC. The EBIS operates with an electron beam current of up to 10 A, to produce mA level currents in 10-40 {micro}s beam pulses. The source is followed by an RFQ and IH linac to accelerate ions with q/m > 0.16 to an energy of 2 MeV/amu, for injection into the Booster synchrotron. The performance of the preinjector is presented, including initial operational experience for the NASA and RHIC programs.
Date: March 28, 2011
Creator: Alessi, J.; Beebe, E.; Binello, S.; Gardner, C.; Gould, O.; Hoff, L. et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Administrative Appeals in the Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service

Description: This report describes Congressional interest in the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) appeal process due to rumors that it affects the BLM's capacity to handle various resources. Moreover, the report defines what an administrative appeal is, and describes the process required to undertake one. The report also lists the various types of administrative appeals.
Date: March 28, 2012
Creator: Alexander, Katrina
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Using life-cycle analysis to estimate economic performance

Description: One of the principal tools of industrial ecology is life-cycle assessment which intends to improve overall economic efficiency and to minimize negative environmental impacts of products, processes, and facilities. This paper describes a general methodology for environmentally responsible assessment of these activities; it discusses some of the underlying considerations for this assessment which are accessible by rigorous quantitative analysis; and an overall economic performance metric is proposed which puts both environmental and economic considerations on a common basis. Finally, some considerations involved in this approach is introduced as a guide to environmentally sound design and management.
Date: March 28, 1996
Creator: Allenby, B.R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Low Mach Number Modeling of Type Ia Supernovae. II. EnergyEvolution

Description: The convective period leading up to a Type Ia supernova (SNIa) explosion is characterized by very low Mach number flows, requiringhydrodynamical methods well-suited to long-time integration. We continuethe development of the low Mach number equation set for stellar scaleflows by incorporating the effects of heat release due to externalsources. Low Mach number hydrodynamics equations with a time-dependentbackground state are derived, and a numerical method based on theapproximate projection formalism is presented. We demonstrate throughvalidation with a fully compressible hydrodynamics code that this lowMach number model accurately captures the expansion of the stellaratmosphere as well as the local dynamics due to external heat sources.This algorithm provides the basis for an efficient simulation tool forstudying the ignition of SNe Ia.
Date: March 28, 2006
Creator: Almgren, Ann S.; Bell, John B.; Rendleman, Charles A. & Zingale,Mike
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Nucleon-Meson Cascade Calculations: Transverse Shielding for a 45-Gev Electron Accelerator (Part III)

Description: In two previous reports nucleon-meson cascade calculations were carried out for several cases of interest in the design of the transverse shield for the proposed 45-Bev linear electron accelerator at Stanford University. Results are now given for two additional cases. (auth)
Date: March 28, 1963
Creator: Alsmiller, R. G., Jr.; Alsmiller, F. S. & Murphy, J. E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The machine protection system for the R&D energy recovery LINAC

Description: The Machine Protection System (MPS) is a device-safety system that is designed to prevent damage to hardware by generating interlocks, based upon the state of input signals generated by selected sub-systems. It protects all the key machinery in the R&D Project called the Energy Recovery LINAC (ERL) against the high beam current. The MPS is capable of responding to a fault with an interlock signal within several microseconds. The ERL MPS is based on a National Instruments CompactRIO platform, and is programmed by utilizing National Instruments' development environment for a visual programming language. The system also transfers data (interlock status, time of fault, etc.) to the main server. Transferred data is integrated into the pre-existing software architecture which is accessible by the operators. This paper will provide an overview of the hardware used, its configuration and operation, as well as the software written both on the device and the server side.
Date: March 28, 2011
Creator: Altinbas, Z.; Kayran, D.; Jamilkowski, J.; Lee, R.C. & Oerter, B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gender and globalization through film: A Wiki course

Description: Poster presented as part of the 2012 University Forum on Teaching & Learning at UNT. This poster discusses a learning activity with a Wiki course on gender and globalization through film. The course aims to help students understand how existing gender inequalities are challenged and furthered by processes of international development and globalization.
Date: March 28, 2012
Creator: Altiok, Özlem
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Reliability and safety program plan outline for the operational phase of a waste isolation facility

Description: A Reliability and Safety Program plan outline has been prepared for the operational phase of a Waste Isolation Facility. The program includes major functions of risk assessment, technical support activities, quality assurance, operational safety, configuration monitoring, reliability analysis and support and coordination meetings. Detailed activity or task descriptions are included for each function. Activities are time-phased and presented in the PERT format for scheduling and interactions. Task descriptions include manloading, travel, and computer time estimates to provide data for future costing. The program outlined here will be used to provide guidance from a reliability and safety standpoint to design, procurement, construction, and operation of repositories for nuclear waste. These repositories are to be constructed under the National Waste Terminal Storage program under the direction of the Office of Waste Isolation, Union Carbide Corp. Nuclear Division.
Date: March 28, 1977
Creator: Ammer, H. G. & Wood, D. E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Performance acceptance test of a portable instrument to detect uranium in water at the DOE Advanced Waste Water Treatment Plant, Fernald, Ohio

Description: The Eppendorf-Biotronik Model IC 2001-2, a portable field ruggedized ion chromatography instrument, was rigorously tested at the DOE Advanced Waste Water Treatment Plant, Fernald, Ohio. This instrument rapidly detected the uranium concentration in water, and has a detection limit in the low ppb range without using the sample concentrating feature. The test set of samples analyzed included: ``Real World`` water samples from the AWWT containing uranium concentrations in the 9--110 ppb range, a sample blank, and a performance evaluation sample. The AWWT samples contained sets of both raw water and acid-preserved water samples. Selected samples were analyzed in quadruplicate to asses the instrument`s precision, and these results were compared with the results from an off-site confirmatory laboratory to assess the instrument`s accuracy. Additional comparisons with on-site laboratory instruments, Chemcheck KPA-11 and Scintrex UA-3 are reported. Overall, the Eppendorf-Biotronik IC 2001-2 performed exceptionally well providing a detection limit in the low ppb region (< 10 ppb) and giving rapid (< 5 minutes) accurate and reproducible analytical results for the AWWT, ``real world``, water samples with uranium concentrations in the region of interest (10--40 ppb). The per sample operating cost for this instrument is equivalent to the per sample cost for the currently used KPA. The time required to analyze a sample and provide a result is approximately the same for the CI 2001-2, KPA, and Scintrex instruments.
Date: March 28, 1997
Creator: Anderson, M.S. & Weeks, S.J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Design Construction and Test Results of a HTS Solenoid For Energy Recovery Linac

Description: An innovative feature of the proposed Energy Recovery Linac (ERL) is the use of a solenoid made with High Temperature Superconductor (HTS) with the Superconducting RF cavity. The use of HTS allows solenoid to be placed in close proximity to the cavity and thus provides early focusing of the electron beam. In addition, cryogenic testing at {approx}77 K is simpler and cheaper than 4 K testing. This paper will present the design, construction and test results of this HTS solenoid. The HTS solenoid in the proposed ERL will be situated in the transition region between the superconducting cavity at {approx}4 K and the cryostat at the room temperature. Solenoid inside the cryogenic structure provides an early focusing and hence low emittance beam. The temperature in the transition region will be too high for a conventional low temperature superconductor and resistive heat load from copper coils will be too high on cryogenic system. HTS coils also allow much higher current density and significant reduction in size as compared to copper coils. Hence HTS solenoid provide a unique and technically superior solution. The use of a HTS solenoid with superconducting cavity offers a unique option as it can be placed in a cold to warm transition region to provide early focussing without using additional space. Construction and test results so far are very encouraging for its use in the ERL project.
Date: March 28, 2011
Creator: Anerella, M.; Ben-Zvi, Ilan; Kayran, D.; McIntyre, G.; Muratore, J.; Plate, S. et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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SPARC Landscape Analysis: The Changing Academic Publishing Industry – Implications for Academic Institutions

Description: This report was commissioned in response to the growing trend of commercial acquisition of critical infrastructure in our institutions. It is intended to provide a comprehensive look at the current players in this arena, their strategies and potential actions, and the implications of these on the operations of our libraries and home institutions. It also outlines suggestions for an initial set of strategic responses for the community to evaluate in order to ensure it controls both this infrastructure and the data generated by/resident on it. This document is designed to provide higher education leaders with an analysis of the leading commercial players’ strategies in this domain, the implications of those strategies, and a preliminary set of possible broad-stroke strategies that higher education institutions might consider taking to secure outcomes consistent with their own values and goals.
Date: March 28, 2019
Creator: Aspesi, Claudio; Allen, Nicole; Crow, Raym; Daugherty, Shawn; Joseph, Heather; McArthur, Joseph et al.
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Research project, Contract CA-264, chemical milling of counterbore recesses in the uranium wall of Zircaloy-2 clad uranium tubes. Final report

Description: This document provides the final report on the research project of chemical milling of counterbore recesses in the uranium wall of Zircaloy-2 clad uranium tubes. The scope of work, results and conclusions, and experimental procedures are provided.
Date: March 28, 1961
Creator: Atkins, D. C. Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Measurement of CP Violation Parameters with a Dalitz Plot Analysis of B+- to D(pi+pi-pi0)K+-

Description: We report the results of a CP violation analysis of the decay B{sup {+-}} {yields} D{sub {pi}{sup +}{pi}{sup -}{pi}{sup 0}}K{sup {+-}}, where D{sub {pi}{sup +}{pi}{sup -}{pi}{sup 0}} indicates a neutral D meson detected in the final state {pi}{sup +}{pi}{sup -}{pi}{sup 0}, excluding K{sub S}{sup 0}{pi}{sup 0}. The analysis makes use of 324 million e{sup +}e{sup -} {yields} B{bar B} events recorded by the BABAR experiment at the PEP-II e{sup +}e{sup -} storage ring. By analyzing the {pi}{sup +}{pi}{sup -}{pi}{sup 0} Dalitz plot distribution and the B{sup {+-}} {yields} D{sub {pi}{sup +}{pi}{sup -}{pi}{sup 0}} K{sup {+-}} branching fraction and decay rate asymmetry, we calculate parameters related to the phase {gamma} of the CKM unitarity triangle. We also measure the magnitudes and phases of the components of the D{sup 0} {yields} {pi}{sup +}{pi}{sup -}{pi}{sup 0} decay amplitude.
Date: March 28, 2007
Creator: Aubert, B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Dynamic Three-Dimensional Process Water Density Model for Ultrasim

Description: A temperature dependent D2O density model has been developed for the 3-D hydraulics module in the near real-time plant analysis code ULTRASIM. By replacing the constant density, ULTRASIM is improved in two ways. First, all 3-D hydraulic analyses performed are more physically realistic now that the temperature dependence of the D2O density is accounted for. Secondly, simple temperature driven process water transients can now be modeled and investigated, including natural circulation tests. This report describes results in both of these areas.
Date: March 28, 2001
Creator: Aviles, B.N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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