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Advanced nonroad diesel engine control system
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ABSTRACT Control of diesel fuel injection is very important and has influence not only at engine operating conditions but also at emission of toxic gases as NOx, HC, and Particulate Matter (PM) are effect of combustion process. Directly observing of combustion process is 

Advanced Instrumentation, Information, and Control System Technologies: Nondestructive Examination Technologies–FY11 Report
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ABSTRACT Licensees of commercial nuclear power plants in the United States are expected to submit license renewal applications for the period of operation of 60 to 80 years which has also been referred to as long term operation (LTO). The greatest challenges to LTO are 

The wavefront correction control system for the advanced technology solar telescope
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ABSTRACT The ATST Wavefront Correction Control System (WCCS) is the high-level control software for the Wavefront Correction (WFC) system to be employed in the new Advanced Technology Solar Telescope. The WFC is comprised of a set of subsystems: the 

Advanced Control and Protection System Design Methods for Modular HTGRs
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This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States Government. Neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability 

Modeling and Advanced Control of HVAC System
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Predicted Percentage Dissatisfied (PPD) index: predicted percentage of dissatisfied people. PMV and PPD has a nonlinear relation (in perfect condition PPD (PMV= 0)= 5%).? PMV/PPD can be calculated as nonlinear functions of temperature, humidity, pressure, air 

The Development of Advanced Recognition Concepts for the HALIFAX Class Command andControl System
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ABSTRACT In modern shipboard C2 systems, the traditional tactical display is being replaced by the Maritime Tactical Picture (MTP) that integrates the output of sensor sources with geographic information, contact attribute data, and the wide area picture. The recognition 

Model Based Actuator Management for a Hydraulic Active Suspension System: Improving Comfort Performance by Advanced Control
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ABSTRACT Active suspension systems aim at increasing safety by improving vehicle ride and handling performance while ensuring superior passenger comfort. This paper addresses the influence of the actuator management on the comfort performance of a 

Advanced Control of Interleaved Boost Converter for Fuel Cell Energy Generation System
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ABSTRACT This paper deals with the problem of controlling of interleaved boost power converter for fuel cell generation system. The proposed nonlinear adaptive controller is designed using the backstepping technique, based on the whole nonlinear system model 

Advanced circulation control wing system for Navy STOL aircraft
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An advanced high lift system is being developed which combines a circulation control wing (CCW) with upper surface blowing (USB) to produce significant lift for STOL operations by Navy aircraft. The concept uses circulation control (CC) to pneumatically deflect USB 

An Integrated System Approach for Solving Multi-Objective Scheduling Problems andAdvanced Control of an Experimental Hot-Rolling Mill
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ABSTRACT Common to most industries, the metal industry is having to 'rethink'its short and long term strategies when it comes to producing metals to customers' specifications. Indeed, metal producers are having to balance the requirements for more consistent and higher 

Model of a combined pump and drive system for advanced control and diagnosis
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An elaborate study executed in the direction of exploring energy saving potential shows that more than 20% of electrical energy used in industry is used for pump systems. Experts calculate that more than 30% of this energy can be saved by improving control and 

A robust PSS automated design based on advanced H 2 and H8 frequency controltechniques to improve power system stability
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ABSTRACT This paper proposes the automated design of power system stabilizer (PSS) based on robust loop-shaping H8 controller (HinfPSS). The control objective is to enhance the stability and to improve the dynamic response of a singlemachine power system operating 

Materiel Command and the Materiality of Commands: An Historical Examination of the US Air Force, Control Data Corporation, and the Advanced Logistics System
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In the late 1960s the US Air Force Logistics Command (AFLC) engaged in an unparalleled, real-time computer networking project to manage all its logistics (location, inventory, maintenance, and transportation of personnel, aircraft, weapons, components, spare parts 

Dynamic modelling and control design of advanced photovoltaic solar system for distributed generation applications
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ABSTRACT Presently, grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) solar systems are becoming the most important application of PV systems. This trend is being increased because of the many benefits of using renewable energy sources (RES) in modern distributed (or dispersed) 

Report from the light water reactor sustainability workshop on advanced instrumentation, information, and control systems and human-system interface
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ABSTRACT The Light Water Reactor Sustainability (LWRS) Program is a research and development (R&D) program sponsored by the US Department of Energy (DOE). The program is operated in close collaboration with industry R D programs to provide the 

Robust power system stabilizer based advanced frequency control techniques
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ABSTRACT This paper present a robust automated control design of power system stabilizer (PSS) based on two advanced frequency control techniques: a loop-shaping H8 controller (HinfPSS) and quadratic H2 approach (H2PSS). The control objective is to enhance the 

Allocating Human-System Interfaces Functions by Levels of Automation in an Advanced ControlRoom
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ABSTRACT Human factors engineering (HFE) focuses on the design of humansystem interfaces (HSIs). The HSIs, those NPPs parts that personnel interact with in performing their tasks, included control switches, red, green, amber, and white indictor lights, mimic 

An Advanced Discharge Measurement Technique: Real-Time Automatic Discharge Acquisition Remote-Control System Using Acoustic Doppler Velocity Meters
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'Real-time Automatic Discharge Acquisition Remote-control System (RADARS)'has been invented to measure accurate and continuous discharge automatically without man-power especially in a tide-affected region. The RADARS is based on the 2-D non-dimensional 

Faster Clearing of Congestion on Expressways using Advanced Adaptive Cruise Control System
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ABSTRACT If the current adaptive cruise control systems (hereafter referred to as ACC) is fitted to vehicles running on expressways, the occurrence of congestion will be relieved by maintaining the appropriate following distance. However, it does not have the function of 

Advanced System for the Control of Work Regime of Railway Electric Drive Equipment
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ABSTRACT The paper introduces a complex system for the protection of fixed installations in railway electric drives (transformers, feeders, the contact line), based on the fuzzy logic. Thus, a fuzzy controller analyses the work regime of the equipment and commands the 

Advanced SQL injection to operating system full control
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Over ten years have passed since a famous hacker coined the term SQL injection and it is still considered one of the major application threats. A lot has been said on this vulnerability, but not all of the aspects and implications have been uncovered, yet.

The Design and Operation of an Advanced NOx Control System on the New 636TPD MWC at the Lee County WTE Facility
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ABSTRACT In September of 2007, a new 636TPD Municipal Waste Combustor was brought on line at the Lee County WTE Facility in Fort Myers, FL operated by Covanta Energy. This unit was the first new Waste to Energy unit built in the United States in a number of years 


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