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Tevatron I: Large Bore Quad lamination analysis

Description: Stacking, compression, and welding of the laminations for the TeV I Large Bore Quad results in a deformation due to springback which is unacceptable due to magnetic field requirements. ANSYS has been used to analyze a solution to this problem.
Date: October 26, 1982
Creator: Leininger, M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Adaptation of jet accumulation techniques for enhanced rock cutting

Description: The velocity of water jet flow can be increased when the jet impacts a target material or another water jet. A theory describing such augmentation in terms of velocity, mass, and energy change is considered. The phenomena is sensitive to jet structure and the jet velocity profile. Jet velocity profiles do not remain constant over great distances from the nozzle, and ultimately disrupt into droplets. Within the droplet the profile is more regular and the velocity constant. The theory is extended… more
Date: October 26, 1977
Creator: Mazurkiewicz, M.; Barker, C.R. & Summers, D.A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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THE CONTRIBUTION OF THE INDIVIDUAL RESONANCES TO THE RESONANCE INTEGRALS IN URANIUM AND THORIUM

Description: Information is presented in tabular form on the contributions of the individual resonances to the resonance integrals in U and Th. The cases considered are for isolated cylindrical rods and involve U/sup 238/, U/sup 238/O/ sub 2/, Th/ sup 232/, and Th/sup 232/O/sub 2/ (M.C.G.)
Date: October 26, 1961
Creator: Nordheim, L.W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Progress report for the US Department of Energy, December 1, 1978-October 31, 1979

Description: This progress report presents papers dealing with the distribution of dissolved and particulate carbon in the oceans as it relates to the global carbon cycle. Also presented are papers concerning global climate and its relationship with carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere. Items within the scope of EDB are entered individually. (ACR)
Date: October 26, 1979
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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HOPI: on-line injection optimization program

Description: A method of matching the beam from the 200 MeV linac to the AGS without the necessity of making emittance measurements is presented. An on-line computer program written on the PDP10 computer performs the matching by modifying independently the horizontal and vertical emittance. Experimental results show success with this method, which can be applied to any matching section.
Date: October 26, 1977
Creator: LeMaire, J L
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Project BioShield Act: Issues for the 112th Congress

Description: Report that provides a brief overview of the authorities established by the Project BioShield Act of 2004, discusses the availability of Project BioShield appropriations, identifies the medical countermeasures obtained through Project BioShield, reviews the relationship between Project BioShield and the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), reviews policy issues and options faced by congressional policymakers, and reviews current Project BioShield-related legislation.
Date: October 26, 2012
Creator: Gottron, Frank
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Energy Employees Compensation: Actions to Promote Contract Oversight, Transparency of Labor's Involvement, and Independence of Advisory Board Could Strengthen Program

Description: A letter report issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "Congress enacted a program to compensate Department of Energy employees and contractors in the atomic weapons industry who developed work-related illnesses. Department of Labor (Labor) administers the program using estimates of workers' likely radiation exposure to decide claims. The estimates are produced by Health and Human Services' (HHS) National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) … more
Date: October 26, 2007
Creator: United States. Government Accountability Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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History of the Joint Committee on Reduction of Non-Essential Federal Expenditures (1941- 1974), with Observations on Oversight Today

Description: This report traces the history of the joint committee and describes the subject matter of some of its principal work products. The report concludes with some considerations involved with the creation of a committee - the purpose of which is to assist Congress in reducing federal spending - and with a brief examination of committee oversight authority extant in House and Senate committees and of alternative mechanisms for cutting spending.
Date: October 26, 2010
Creator: Koempel, Michael L.; Murray, Justin & Tabit, Brian P.J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Higher Education: Issues Related to Law School Cost and Access

Description: A letter report issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "In order to participate in federal student financial aid programs, law schools must be accredited by an agency recognized by the Department of Education (Education). Accreditation is intended to ensure that schools provide basic levels of quality in their educational programs, and Education recognizes those accrediting agencies that it concludes can reliably determine the quality of education provided b… more
Date: October 26, 2009
Creator: United States. Government Accountability Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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House Contested Election Cases: 1933 to 2005

Description: This report provides a summary of contested election cases from the 73rd Congress through the 109th Congress, 1933 to 2005. The descriptions primarily provide information concerning the nature of the action and the disposition of the case. The summary is limited to only those cases that were considered by the House of Representatives; cases decided at the state level are beyond the scope of this report.
Date: October 26, 2006
Creator: Whitaker, L. Paige
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Accelerated Vehicle Retirement Programs in Japan and South Korea: Background for Congress

Description: This report discusses the accelerated vehicle retirement (AVR) programs initiated in 2009 by the United States, Japan, South Korea, and other industrial nations (commonly known in the U.S. as the "cash for clunkers" program). The U.S. program began in June 2009, when President Obama signed the Consumer Assistance to Recycle and Save (CARS) Act. The report discusses how these various AVR programs affected the automobile industries in the U.S., Japan, and South Korea, specifically. Neither Japan … more
Date: October 26, 2010
Creator: Canis, Bill; Grimmett, Jeanne J.; Platzer, Michaela D. & Yacobucci, Brent D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Influenza Pandemic: Key Securities Market Participants Are Making Progress, but Agencies Could Do More to Address Potential Internet Congestion and Encourage Readiness

Description: A letter report issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "Concerns exist that a more severe pandemic outbreak than 2009's could cause large numbers of people staying home to increase their Internet use and overwhelm Internet providers' network capacities. Such network congestion could prevent staff from broker-dealers and other securities market participants from teleworking during a pandemic. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is responsible for ensuri… more
Date: October 26, 2009
Creator: United States. Government Accountability Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Social Security Reform: Issues for Disability and Dependent Benefits

Description: A letter report issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "Many recent Social Security reform proposals to improve program solvency include elements that would reduce benefits currently scheduled for future recipients. To date, debate has focused primarily on the potential impact on retirees, with less attention to the effects on other Social Security recipients, such as disabled workers and dependents. As these beneficiaries may have fewer alternative sources … more
Date: October 26, 2007
Creator: United States. Government Accountability Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Worker Protection: Better Coordination Can Improve Safety at Hazardous Material Facilities

Description: A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Work places that produce, use, store, or dispose of hazardous materials are considered to be among the most dangerous in the nation. Workers at these facilities face the potential for injury, chronic illness, or death, which can be caused simply by exposure to certain materials. Several agencies play a role in protecting workplace safety and health. This report discusses coordination of efforts by federal agen… more
Date: October 26, 2000
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Illegal Aliens: INS Participation in Antigang Task Forces in Los Angeles

Description: A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Department of Justice policy encourages cooperation among law enforcement agencies at all levels. The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) and the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) participated in two such task forces, the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) and the Violent Gang Task Force. These task forces have come under public and legal scrutiny for possible misconduct by law en… more
Date: October 26, 2000
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Defense Environmental Issues: Improved Guidance Needed for Reporting on Recovered Cleanup Costs

Description: A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "The cleanup of contaminated Department of Defense (DOD) sites could cost billions of dollars. Private contractors or lessees that may have contributed to such contamination may also be responsible for cleanup costs. DOD and other responsible parties either agree to a cost sharing arrangement with the responsible parties conducting the cleanup or DOD conducts the cleanup and attempts to recover the other partie… more
Date: October 26, 2001
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Small Business Administration: Current Structure Presents Challenges for Service Delivery

Description: A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "GAO's recent performance and accountability series report on the Small Business Administration (SBA) described major management challenges and program risks to efficient delivery of services. However, that report did not discuss how well SBA's organization was aligned to achieve its mission. GAO found that SBA's current structure contributes to the challenges SBA faces in delivering services to the small busin… more
Date: October 26, 2001
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Investigation into the feasibility of wind as an alternate energy resource at selected North Georgia sites

Description: Anemometers were placed at four selected sites in North Georgia during the period July, 1980, to June, 1982. Regular wind speed readings were taken using accumulating recorders and average daily wind speeds calculated for each location. Three wind speed categories were determined: (a) average below 7 mph; (b) average between 7 and 25 mph; (c) average above 25 mph. One site was abandoned after seven months due to lack of expected wind; another site was closed after 4.5 months due to continuing e… more
Date: October 26, 1982
Creator: Brock, D.L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Latin America: Terrorism Issues

Description: Since the September 2001 terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, U.S. attention to terrorism in Latin America has intensified, with an increase in bilateral and regional cooperation. This report discusses the issue in relation to the U.S. State Department's April 2009 Country Report on Terrorism; Colombian President Hugo Chávez's sympathies with terrorist groups and lack of cooperation on antiterrorism efforts; growing U.S. concern over activities of terrorist groups Hezbollah and Hamas i… more
Date: October 26, 2010
Creator: Sullivan, Mark P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Federal Electricity Subsidies: Information on Research Funding, Tax Expenditures, and Other Activities That Support Electricity Production

Description: A letter report issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "Electricity is vital to our daily lives, powering homes, businesses, and industries. Presently, electricity is generated largely by coal and other fossil fuels and nuclear power, with hydropower, and, to a lesser extent, renewable energy sources, such as wind. Because of electricity's importance to producers, consumers, and businesses, the federal government has undertaken a wide range of programs to de… more
Date: October 26, 2007
Creator: United States. Government Accountability Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Information Technology: Actions Needed to Fully Establish Program Management Capability for VA's Financial and Logistics Initiative

Description: A letter report issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "Since 2005, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has been undertaking an initiative to develop an integrated financial and asset management system known as the Financial and Logistics Integrated Technology Enterprise (FLITE). FLITE is the successor to an earlier initiative known as the Core Financial and Logistics System (CoreFLS) that the department undertook in 1998 and discontinued in 2004 because… more
Date: October 26, 2009
Creator: United States. Government Accountability Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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