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  • Developing a Novel Device for Accurate Biogas Concentration Measurement

    Due to increasing awareness on the impact of fossil fuels on the environment, and heavier taxes on carbon emissions there is a worldwide effort to seek renewable sources of energy – alternative energy sources that increase energy efficiency and security.  A renewable source that’s gained significant attention in recent years is biogas, one of the most ...


    By Edinburgh Instruments Ltd

  • On PM 2.5 Filters, Let’s just clear the air between us; ok?

    In the area of a former military building complex in the Chaoyang District of Beijing is a unique and thriving artistic community.  In the middle of this art district, is a strange 7-meter tall tower shaped like an avant-garde metallic pineapple.  Designed by Dutch artist Daan Roosegaarde, it is both an artistic creation and a functional tool meant to test a possible solution for ...


    By Sterlitech Corporation

  • A quick guide to oil analysis for engine test applications

    Reliability testing is a very important component of new engine development. Engineers need to fully understand and chart the engine lifetime performance under a variety of conditions before mass production may be considered. Many important performance data parameters are collected in real time through the many different types of sensors that are connected to the engine in the test cell and oil ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Influence of the Stirring Mechanism on the Precision of the Fusion for VITRIOX GAS and ELECTRIC

    Introduction Homogenization of the melt is an important aspect of sample preparation for X-ray fluorescence analysis using fusion. Whether the fused bead breaks or remains mechanically stable after cooling, depends largely on the homogenization. Once a stable fused bead has been obtained, it is only possible to judge if the sample is truly homogeneously dissolved in the flux by way of ...


    By Fluxana GmbH Co. KG

  • Title V Compliance

    Title V of the Clean Air Act Amendments assimilates all the contents of a facility's state operating permit into one binding document, in an effort to simplify permit compliance certification. However, submittal of annual compliance certification is a labor-intensive process that places significant pressure on EH&S personnel responsible for ensuring that a facility meets all the conditions in its ...

  • Renaissance of paper models and folded plate structures in glass

    This paper presents the development of glass folded plate structures. Glass will not only be used as a transparent covering but as a load-bearing element for the whole structure. A complete outline ranging from the architectural approach including simple paper models to structural analysis will be presented. The structural concept and its functional characteristics will be confirmed by finite ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Oxidation v. reduction: how to decide?

    Is in-situ chemical oxidation (ISCO) or in-situ chemical reduction (ISCR) the best option for your site? What factors should be considered to make such a decision? Many chlorinated hydrocarbon compounds (CHCs) can be degraded via oxidative or reductive processes. Accordingly, various ISCO technologies using oxidizing agents such as hydrogen peroxide (Fenton’s chemistry), permanganate, ozone or ...


  • Software review: dips v.5.0

    Dips (5.0) for WINDOWS is the latest version of the brawny steregraphic projection program from Roescience'. It comes packed with enoough functionality to provide solutions to the most complex problems in the fields of Earth Sciences or Engineering requiring the analysis of orientation based data. Dip has obviou applications in the fields of: Stability/instability investigations in mining or ...


    By Rocscience Inc.

  • When to Hold and When to Fold - Considerations When Contemplating a Job Change

    An environmental professional recently called me for career advice on making a job change. He has a secure job working for a federal agency, but was bored and wanted to work for an organization "with a corporate culture that truly is in sync with sustainable development." Should he make the move, and if so, which are the best companies? I answered, "No, wait until the economy improves, build both ...

  • A folded wedge model for determination of true stratigraphic thickness in directional wells

    For exploration and development the geologists and engineers try to know the true stratigraphic thickness (t). The monoclinal and folded bed models are published methods for t calculation. Both models assume parallel beds which can lead to significant deviations. In order to calculate the values of t considering the effects of both folding and stratigraphic variation we propose the 'folded wedge ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Collapsible crate mold, folding crate mold, foldable crate mold maker

    Folding crate, foldable crate, turnover box with collapsible design. In order to suitable to your businesses limited space, you should buy a storage container that ...


    By Focare Mould Co.,Ltd.

  • Power-fold actuator noise diagnostics using statistical envelope analysis

    A good correlation between subjective evaluation and objective test is a key for any machine condition monitoring and fault diagnosis process. This paper proposes a statistical envelope analysis approach for product quality control where Fourier spectrum is selected as diagnosis analysis characteristics. The acceptance amplitude envelope is statistically calculated from the measured random ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Release Announcement – SymphoniePRO Desktop Application V.3.0

    We are excited to share the latest version of software for the SymphoniePRO Data Logger. This release, version 3.0, introduces exciting new ...


    By NRG Systems

  • Rain Gauge Fixed with 12 V Regulator

    A friend came to me with a curious problem regarding the research weather stations he maintains. The Geonor rain gauges were experiencing glitches. Some of his stations exhibited only occasional problems, and others were failing almost daily. In the plot below, the rain gauge output is in blue. It should be a steady, increasing line representing the weight of the accumulated precipitation. ...


    By Dyacon, Inc.

  • Symposium: Whitman v. American Trucking Association (PDF)

    In Whitman v. American Trucking Associations, Inc., the Supreme Court upheld traditional interpretations of §109 of the Clean Air Act, ruling that EPA may consider only public health and safety in setting ambient air quality standards and it may not engage in a cost-benefit analysis, as urged by industry groups. Also, contrary to the decision of the D.C. Circuit, the high Court ruled that EPA’s ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • F/V Savannah Ray Defuel - Case Study

    The F/V Savannah Ray washed ashore on Long Island, near Kodiak, AK. The wreck was located on rocky shore line surrounded by vertical cliffs with open fetch on three sides to the Gulf of Alaska. Weather and location proved very difficult to access. First low tide time period at end of February allowed for defueling stern tanks (3). Second mission in early March allowed for drilling and measuring ...

  • AMETEK THERMOX Introduces the WDG-V Combustion Analyzer

    Abstract AMETEK THERMOX Introduces the 5th Generation THERMOX Combustion Gas Analyzer in a CONTROL Magazine Exclusive. WDG analyzers are based on a zirconium oxide cell that provides a reliable and cost-effective solution for measuring excess oxygen in flue gas as well as CO and methane levels.  Information from the Gas Analyzer allows operators to obtain the highest ...

  • Do You Know the 4 V’s of Big Data?

    From professional sports, to advertising, to investment banking and almost everything in between. Big data is driving thousands of decisions each day that impact us all in areas big and small. But what is big data exactly, and how or why should it impact efforts in the realm of health and safety? First a definition of big data itself. Big data is a term that began to emerge over the last decade ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Preclinical and safety studies of V-1 Immunitor

    The safety of V-1 Immunitor (V1) has been investigated. L929; BHK; Vero; Caco-2 and CEM-SS cells have not shown cytotoxicity even at 10 mg/ml dose. Ames' mutagenicity and micronucleus genotoxicity tests came out negative at 50 mg and 2000 mg/kg doses in Salmonella and bone marrow of IRC mice. Acute and chronic dosing of V1 to Swiss albino mice and Spague Dawley rats failed to cause any deaths. ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Silica-based nanoporous sol-gel glasses: from bioencapsulation to protein folding studies

    Organic-inorganic nanoporous silica sol-gel glasses constitute the ideal support for protein bio-encapsulation and to study the different factors influencing the protein folding process in a crowded environment. Due to the facile silica surface modifications with desired Si-substituted organic groups from organosilanes precursors, organically modified 'wet-aged' silica-based glasses obtained via ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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