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  • Development of a diagnostic tool: the wastewater collection network odour wheel

    The assessment of nuisance odour problems and the application of an effective odour management programme for the associated industrial activity may be achieved using a representative odour wheel and Odour Profile Analysis methodology. The odour wheel is a very useful tool for conducting odour quality control monitoring and developing a constructive dialogue regarding nuisance odours with the ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • On-line monitoring for improving performance of nuclear power plantspart 2: Process and componentcondition monitoring and diagnostics

    The IAEA’s work in the area of nuclear power plant operating performance and life cycle management isaimed at enhancing the capability of Member States to utilize good engineering and management practicesdeveloped and transferred by the IAEA. In particular, the IAEA supports activities such as improving nuclearpower plant performance, plant life management, training, power uprating, operational ...

  • Intelligent normalisation for transient classification

    A fundamental requirement on data to be used for the training of an empirical diagnostic model is that the data has to be sufficiently similar and consistent with what will be observed during on-line monitoring. In other words, the training data has to "cover" the data space within which the monitored process operates. The coverage requirement can quickly become a problem if the process to be ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • New Condition Monitoring and Analysis System VDAU-6000

    Brüel & Kjær Vibro announces the world-wide release of the new VDAU-6000. This state-of-the-art condition monitoring system provides an economical alternative to rack-based systems for condition monitoring of rotating machinery, in particular auxiliary machines and balance-of-plant applications. The high density 16-channel parallel processing functionality also lends itself to the ...


    By Brüel & Kjær Vibro GmbH

  • X-ray fluorescence analysis of additives and wear metals in used lubricating oils

    The determination of metal concentrations in lubricating oils is a very important diagnostic development. Such analysis dates back over 50 years, when one of its earliest uses was to assess engine oil from trains. Today, the analysis of both new and used lubricating oils, as well as the monitoring of trends in the metal concentrations and additives they contain, has become an essential control. ...


    By PANalytical

  • Benefits of HART Communication-Enabled Gas and Flame Detectors

    Catastrophic results can occur when a fire or a flammable/toxic gas release goes undetected in any petrochemical facility. For early warning and prompt hazard mitigation, flame detectors and gas detectors are essential tools. Clear, usable, diagnostic information from these detection instruments is extremely valuable in ensuring the devices are properly maintained, tested, and poised to protect ...

  • Development and validation of a QSAR for chronic narcosis to fish

    Vertebrate testing under REACH is discouraged and the use of alternative non‐testing approaches such as QSARs (Quantitative Structure Activity Relationships) is encouraged. However, robust QSARs predicting chronic ecotoxicity of organic compounds to fish are not available. The Ecological Structure Activity Relationships (ECOSAR) Class Program is a computerized predictive system that estimates ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • Moisture Audits & Analyser Performance Assessments at Woodside, Karratha - Case Study

    Woodside had been experiencing intermittent blockages in 4/5 S1406 LNG trains since September 2008 and had been unable to pinpoint the source of the problems. Repeated hydrate formations were leading to reduced productivity and the existing process monitoring instrumentation had failed to confirm moisture breakthrough on the beds. The site's existing Panametrics portable moisture analysers had ...

  • High performance weighing

    How many of us have thought about trying to get 200,000 miles out of that one sturdy car we just knew could do it if we took care of it well enough? It's not unheard of Now imagine getting 400,000 miles from that car. Crazy? Maybe. But that's the kind of per- formance manufacturers need — and are demanding — from their weigh- ing systems. And it's not so crazy. "Users are looking for ...


    By Hardy Process Solutions

  • Assessing sustainability of community management of rural water systems in the developing world

    An alarmingly high percentage of drinking water systems in the developing world do not provide design service, or may even fail. This has health implications for vulnerable populations forced to consume water from alternative, often unimproved sources. The Sustainability Assessment Tool developed in this research serves as a diagnostic to inform decision-making, characterize specific needs of ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Cultivating the Next Generation of Sustainability Leaders

    International corporate volunteerism gives future leaders real-life experience facing challenges in emerging markets and could create self-perpetuating sustainable businesses ntroduced by John Elkington two decades ago, the “triple bottom line” has helped shape the definition of sustainable business today. Giving equal importance to three indicators — ...


    By Ensia

  • What is First Aid?

    WHAT IS FIRST AID? First Aid as the words suggest is the care given to a casualty before professional help is required. This help can literally mean the difference between life and death. The aims of First Aid are: To preserve life, To prevent the worsening of any injuries, To promote recovery. Why do we need First Aid and more importantly the correct products. Accidents do happen ...


    By Medi-Scot

  • THMs presented at WQTC, Boston, 1996

    ABSTRACT Strategic Diagnostics Inc. (SDI) markets a simple, colorimetric technology that can supplement trihalomethane (THM) testing using EPA methodology. Conventional analysis of total THMs requires the use of gas chromatography methods, which involve expensive equipment, extensive user training, and significant run time (30-45 minutes). This rapid, lowcost method enables water ...


  • Legal Lookout: EPA Proposes Lead-Based Paint Removal Requirements

    Untitled Document On Jan 10, 2006, EPA proposed extensive requirements to minimize the introduction of lead hazards resulting from the disturbance of lead-based paint during ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Microtox and Deltatox bioassay technology – early warning systems for monitoring and evaluating drinking water quality placed on DHS approved products list for homeland security

    Microtox Bioassay technology was recently awarded the Designation and Certification as an ‘Approved Product for Homeland Security’ under the Support Anti-Terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act of 2002 (the SAFETY ACT), by the Department of Homeland Security, DHS. Accordingly, Microtox has been placed on the “Approved Products List for Homeland Security.” The EPA ...


  • Water, environmental and Pharma lims solution transforms information management solution at nova Biologicals

    Company Background Nova is one of the nation’s largest providers of water testing for drinking and wastewater and has provided nationwide testing services to the industry, specializing in microbiological, chemical and toxicological testing. Nova provides comprehensive diagnostic testing of specimens for the presence of infectious disease organisms and water testing under the ...

  • Vibration monitoring and analysis in aircraft engine test cells

    Snecma, part of the SAFRAN group, is dedicated to the production of engines for both air and space. Working alone or in partnership, Snecma designs, develops and produces engines for civil and military aircraft, launch vehicles and satellites. The company is organised in three divisions: Commercial Engines – Snecma and GE Transportation team up to produce the bestselling family of CFM56 ...

  • The 10 Key Factors in Selecting a Stack Sampling Firm

    Summary: This document is a summary of the key factors that you should take into consideration when hiring a stack testing firm.This has been prepared in conjunction with the ASTM criteria for standard practice of testing companies.The ASTM criteria has been supplemented, based on 125 years of direct testing experience, which is the combined years of experience of the individuals that contributed ...

  • LIMS is the Anchor for Next-Gen Mining - News from MINExpo 2012

    Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. exhibited its Next-Gen Mining portfolio during MINExpo 2012 in Las Vegas, September 24-26. The company’s highly integrated range of instruments, equipment and consumables, anchored by its industry-leading laboratory information management systems (LIMS), is the only offering that addresses all segments of the mining process, from early stage exploration ...

  • Safety at work: Safealign & Bapp Technology - Case Study

    Leadership development at Montataire, France As a global leader in domestic paints, AkzoNobel manufactures and distributes a complete range of internal and external decorating products in France for both professionals and non-professionals alike. The company also manufactures and distributes building products, including paints used to treat wood, primary materials such as additives, ...

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