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  1. Chisels in the italian Bronze Age: technological and typological aspects

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    Speciale, Claudia

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available Bronze chisels are tools used “à percussion posée”; this means they need a minimum length and some functional parts (tang, body, blade; they could have a handle of perishable material and they were used with a hammer to work wood, bronze and other materials. Chisels can be classified following their functional parts; the first element is the shape (rod or socketed chisel; the second one is body section; the third one is tang section. Chronology and distribution of every type were identified to obtain a general view of this class of tools during the Italian Bronze Age.

    Los cinceles de bronce son herramientas que se utilizan en percusión apoyada (à percussion posée, por consiguiente, necesitan una longitud mínima y algunas partes funcionales (empuñadura, cuerpo, hoja; podrían tener un mango de material perecedero. Se utilizan con un martillo en el labrado de la madera, del bronce y de otros materiales. Los cinceles se pueden clasificar de acuerdo con los siguientes elementos funcionales: el primero es la forma (cincel de varilla o de cubo; el segundo es la sección del cuerpo; el tercero es la sección de la empuñadura. La cronología y la distribución de cada tipo se identificaron para obtener una visión general de esta clase de instrumentos durante la Edad del Bronce en Italia.

  2. Temporary effect of chiseling on the compaction of a Rhodic Hapludox under no-tillage

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    Sâmala Glícia Carneiro Silva

    2012-04-01

    Full Text Available Mechanical chiseling has been used to alleviate the effects of compaction in soils under no-tillage (NT. However, its effect on the soil physical properties does not seem to have a defined duration period. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the behavior of the bulk density (BD and degree of compaction (DC at different soil depths, after chiseling in no-tillage, for one year. The experiment was performed in Ponta Grossa, Paraná State, Brazil, using an Oxisol (Rhodic Hapludox. Bulk density and DC were previously measured in an area under NT for 16 years, then immediately after chiseling (CHI in May 2009, six months after chiseling (CHI6M in October 2009 and one year after chiseling (CHI12M in May 2010. In the layers 0.0-0.10, 0.10-0.20 and 0.20-0.30 m, there was a significant BD reduction CHI and a marked increase CHI6M. The BD values measured CHI12M were similar to those before tillage. Chiseling reduced the DC in the layers 0.0-0.10 m and 0.10-0.20 m, but returned to the initial values one year later. During the evaluation periods CHI, CHI6M and CHI12M, the BD increased in the layer 0.30-0.40 m, compared with NT. The highest DC values were observed six months after chiseling; nevertheless the structural recovery of the soil was considerable, possibly due to the high degree of soil resilience and the influence of the wetting and drying cycles detected in the study period. The chiseling effects, evaluated by BD and DC, lasted less than one year, i.e., the beneficial short-term effects of chiseling on the reduction of the surface BD increased the risk of compaction in deeper soil layers.

  3. Direct observation of a long-lived single-atom catalyst chiseling atomic structures in graphene.

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    Wang, Wei Li; Santos, Elton J G; Jiang, Bin; Cubuk, Ekin Dogus; Ophus, Colin; Centeno, Alba; Pesquera, Amaia; Zurutuza, Amaia; Ciston, Jim; Westervelt, Robert; Kaxiras, Efthimios

    2014-02-12

    Fabricating stable functional devices at the atomic scale is an ultimate goal of nanotechnology. In biological processes, such high-precision operations are accomplished by enzymes. A counterpart molecular catalyst that binds to a solid-state substrate would be highly desirable. Here, we report the direct observation of single Si adatoms catalyzing the dissociation of carbon atoms from graphene in an aberration-corrected high-resolution transmission electron microscope (HRTEM). The single Si atom provides a catalytic wedge for energetic electrons to chisel off the graphene lattice, atom by atom, while the Si atom itself is not consumed. The products of the chiseling process are atomic-scale features including graphene pores and clean edges. Our experimental observations and first-principles calculations demonstrated the dynamics, stability, and selectivity of such a single-atom chisel, which opens up the possibility of fabricating certain stable molecular devices by precise modification of materials at the atomic scale.

  4. Enhancing carbon and nitrogen sequestration in reclaimed soils through organic amendments and chiseling

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    Shrestha, R.K.; Lal, R.; Jacinthe, P.A. [Ohio State University, Columbus, OH (United States). School of Environmental & Natural Resources

    2009-05-15

    The choice of reclamation techniques could affect restoration success, ecosystem productivity, and the capacity of reclaimed mine soil (RMS) to sequester soil organic carbon (SOC). A field experiment was conducted at three reclaimed coal mine sites across eastern Ohio to assess the impact of several reclamation techniques on biomass production, soil properties, and temporal changes in SOC and N pools. Amendments and reclamation practices tested were: normal reclamation practice (NRP, control), cow (Bos taurus) manure (10 Mg ha{sup -1}), mulching with oat straw (15 Mg hat), and chiseling (30-cm depth). At each site, all treatments were applied in triplicate to experimental plots in accord with a randomized complete block design. After 5 yr of restoration, results showed no effect of mulching on any of the soil properties investigated but significant effects of manuring and chiseling. During that period, SOC sequestration rates ranged between 0.6 and 2.8 Mg C ha{sup -1} yr{sup -1}, with the highest rates recorded in the manure-treated plots. Aboveground biomass production, biomass N content, and soil N and SOC pools were also significantly higher in the manure and chiseling treatments, probably due to greater exploration of the soil volume by plant roots and more efficient uptake of water and available nutrients. Ecosystem C (SOC + biomass C) in these two treatments also exceeded that in the NRP by 25 to 27 Mg C ha{sup -}. Thus, manure application and chiseling are effective reclamation practices for restoring RMS.

  5. Least limiting water range in soil under crop rotations and chiseling

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    Juliano Carlos Calonego

    2011-06-01

    Full Text Available Soil water availability to plants is affected by soil compaction and other variables. The Least Limiting Water Range (LLWR comprises soil physical variables affecting root growth and soil water availability, and can be managed by either mechanical or biological methods. There is evidence that effects of crop rotations could last longer than chiseling, so the objective of this study was to assess the effect of soil chiseling or growing cover crops under no-till (NT on the LLWR. Crop rotations involving triticale (X Triticosecale and sunflower (Helianthus annuus in the fall-winter associated with millet (Pennisetum glaucum, sorghum (Sorghum bicolor and sunn hemp (Crotalaria juncea as cover crops preceding soybean (Glycine max were repeated for three consecutive years. In the treatment with chiseling (performed only in the first year, the area was left fallow between the fall-winter and summer crops. The experiment was carried out in Botucatu, São Paulo State, Brazil, from 2003 to 2006 on a Typic Rhodudalf. The LLWR was determined in soil samples taken from the layers 0-20 cm and 20- 40 cm, after chemical desiccation of the cover crops in December of the first and third year of the experiment. Chiseling decreases soil bulk density in the 0-20 cm soil layer, increasing the LLWR magnitude by lowering the soil water content at which penetration resistance reaches 2.0 MPa; this effect is present up to the third year after chiseling and can reach to a depth of 0.40 m. Crop rotations involving sunflower + sunn hemp, triticale + millet and triticale + sunn hemp for three years prevented soil bulk density from exceeding the critical soil bulk density in the 0- 0.20 m layer. This effect was observed to a depth of 0.40 m after three years of chiseling under crop rotations involving forage sorghum. Hence, chiseling and some crop rotations under no tillage are effective in increasing soil quality assessed by the LLWR.

  6. Productive and chemical characteristics of Marandu grass in response to poultry manure and soil chiseling

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    Edson S. Eguchi

    2015-06-01

    Full Text Available ABSTRACT The objective of this study was to evaluate the productive and chemical characteristics of Marandu grass fertilized with poultry manure with or without the use of soil chiseling, during a period of 210 days. The experiment was conducted in a Dark-Red Latosol (Haplustox of sandy texture, in a randomized block design with 4 replicates, in a 6 x 2 factorial scheme (0, 1.037, 2.074, 4.148, 6.222 t ha-1 of poultry manure and an additional treatment with chemical fertilizer based on 2.074 t ha-1, with and without soil chiseling. Grass-cutting management was performed between 95% of light interception by the canopy and the residual height of 0.15 m. The application of poultry manure resulted in an increase of forage production with higher number of cuts (NC. A linear model described the effect of the applied manure doses on dry matter accumulation (DMA, stems + sheaths (SS and dead material (DM. There was significant interaction between manure doses and soil managements for leaf blade (LB, with greater variations in the treatment without soil chiseling. For plant chemical evaluation, a negative effect of poultry manure was observed on the contents of Ca, Mg, N, S, Mn and Zn, which may be due to the increased number of cuts. Poultry manure positively changed the production of Marandu grass.

  7. Metallurgical Investigation of a Steel Miner's Chisel From Ponte Val Gabbia III Site

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    Cornacchia, Giovanna; Faccoli, Michela; Roberti, Roberto

    2015-01-01

    Recent research on ancient ferrous artefacts belonging to different historical periods has indicated significant differences in various parameters characterizing the slags entrapped in these artefacts, in cases where they were obtained by using different production methods. Such differences have been observed by comparing "ancient period" artefacts with "subsequent period" artefacts. "Ancient period" products were obtained by direct reduction of iron ore, without carburizing and at temperatures below the melting point of the reduced sponge iron. In the "subsequent period", the indirect process started to be introduced, with the production, in a first reduction stage, of a liquid cast iron that had to be converted to wrought iron during a second fining operation. The understanding of the characterizing parameters of the slags has in fact progressed to the point where they represent a useful tool not only for inferring the origins of the starting ore but also for distinguishing between direct or indirect production. In the present research work, an accurate study of the entrapped slags has been carried out on an artefact from the Val Gabbia III site, identified in previous studies as a miner's chisel. This study aims to carry out further metallurgical investigation into the miner's chisel microstructure and the entrapped slags in order to help ascertain which production method was in use at the Val Gabbia III site; in fact, based on the intrinsic characteristics of the chisel, and the fact that the site where it was found, i.e. layers of the V-VI cent AD in Val Gabbia III site, was characterized by the presence of an almost 3.5 kg cast iron block, previous investigators were led to suppose that it may be a very early site of indirect iron smelting. While the slag characterizing parameters obtained in the present investigation appear to be consistent with published results related to the direct method, the discussion on the relationship between the indirect method

  8. Productive and chemical characteristics of Marandu grass in response to poultry manure and soil chiseling

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    2015-01-01

    ABSTRACT The objective of this study was to evaluate the productive and chemical characteristics of Marandu grass fertilized with poultry manure with or without the use of soil chiseling, during a period of 210 days. The experiment was conducted in a Dark-Red Latosol (Haplustox) of sandy texture, in a randomized block design with 4 replicates, in a 6 x 2 factorial scheme (0, 1.037, 2.074, 4.148, 6.222 t ha-1 of poultry manure and an additional treatment with chemical fertilizer based on 2.074...

  9. DESIGN FEATURES OF THE NEW CHISEL COMBINED AND CALCULATION NEEDS OF THE ENGINE POWER AT HIS WORK

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    Maslov G. G.

    2015-05-01

    Full Text Available The article presents technologies and design features of the proposed chisel combined unit, combining in a single pass over the field 3 operations: deep loosening, crumbling additional topsoil and alignment, fertilizing. Design features of such a subsoiller as the basis of the unit include a chisel on each rack, fixed at an angle of 15-25 degrees to the horizontal and lessons along the center line of the rack feet, and flat cutting fun-leveling, consisting of two coaxially bred drums equipped with ripper teeth securely fastened according to our patents and placed in 5-9 rows on the surface of the drums on the helix, with rows of teeth on both drums have the opposite direction. The teeth of the first drum are long by 5-9 cm than the second, the clearance between the teeth of the first and second drum does not exceed 1.5 cm, and the ends of the teeth between the first reel and the cylindrical surface of the second - 1 cm. Front legs each provided with a divider soil laid down by its center and related to the lower of its parts - the bit. The first reel is mounted to 5 cm clearance between it and the cylindrical surface of the soil, which improves process reliability. We have got analytical dependences of the required power for the engine of the tractor unit with the proposed change of the working speed and width at the optimum utilization traction tractor plowing 0.9. We have justified a preferred brand of domestic and foreign tractors for this purpose

  10. Derivation of soil screening thresholds to protect chisel-toothed kangaroo rat from uranium mine waste in northern Arizona

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    Hinck, Jo E.; Linder, Greg L.; Otton, James K.; Finger, Susan E.; Little, Edward E.; Tillitt, Donald E.

    2013-01-01

    Chemical data from soil and weathered waste material samples collected from five uranium mines north of the Grand Canyon (three reclaimed, one mined but not reclaimed, and one never mined) were used in a screening-level risk analysis for the Arizona chisel-toothed kangaroo rat (Dipodomys microps leucotis); risks from radiation exposure were not evaluated. Dietary toxicity reference values were used to estimate soil-screening thresholds presenting risk to kangaroo rats. Sensitivity analyses indicated that body weight critically affected outcomes of exposed-dose calculations; juvenile kangaroo rats were more sensitive to the inorganic constituent toxicities than adult kangaroo rats. Species-specific soil-screening thresholds were derived for arsenic (137 mg/kg), cadmium (16 mg/kg), copper (1,461 mg/kg), lead (1,143 mg/kg), nickel (771 mg/kg), thallium (1.3 mg/kg), uranium (1,513 mg/kg), and zinc (731 mg/kg) using toxicity reference values that incorporate expected chronic field exposures. Inorganic contaminants in soils within and near the mine areas generally posed minimal risk to kangaroo rats. Most exceedances of soil thresholds were for arsenic and thallium and were associated with weathered mine wastes.

  11. Application of rock- chiseling hammer in explosive- forbidden project%凿岩棒在禁爆项目中的应用

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    陈开堤; 石全贵; 林文电

    2016-01-01

    凿岩棒破岩清礁是一种简便、环保的施工工艺,对改建码头附近原有建筑物或设施破坏性小。文章从施工原理、施工工艺、施工质量控制和应用情况等方面阐述了凿岩棒在禁爆项目中的应用。在码头改建项目中,破岩清礁效果良好。%The application of rock-chiseling hammer in breaking rock and clearing reef is a convenient and environmental-friendly construction technique, which has such advantages as minimized destruction to the existing structures and facilities adjacent to the quay to be reconstructed, convenient, and easy operation maneuver. We elaborate on the application of rock-chiseling hammer in rock-breaking and reef-clearing during construction of foundation bed in explosive-forbidden project by expounding the construction theory, construction technique, quality control and the result of its application for the purpose of serving as a valuable reference for explosive-forbidden project such as reconstruction and extension projects.

  12. ChISELS 1.0: theory and user manual :a theoretical modeler of deposition and etch processes in microsystems fabrication.

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    Plimpton, Steven James; Schmidt, Rodney Cannon; Ho, Pauline; Musson, Lawrence Cale

    2006-09-01

    Chemically Induced Surface Evolution with Level-Sets--ChISELS--is a parallel code for modeling 2D and 3D material depositions and etches at feature scales on patterned wafers at low pressures. Designed for efficient use on a variety of computer architectures ranging from single-processor workstations to advanced massively parallel computers running MPI, ChISELS is a platform on which to build and improve upon previous feature-scale modeling tools while taking advantage of the most recent advances in load balancing and scalable solution algorithms. Evolving interfaces are represented using the level-set method and the evolution equations time integrated using a Semi-Lagrangian approach [1]. The computational meshes used are quad-trees (2D) and oct-trees (3D), constructed such that grid refinement is localized to regions near the surface interfaces. As the interface evolves, the mesh is dynamically reconstructed as needed for the grid to remain fine only around the interface. For parallel computation, a domain decomposition scheme with dynamic load balancing is used to distribute the computational work across processors. A ballistic transport model is employed to solve for the fluxes incident on each of the surface elements. Surface chemistry is computed by either coupling to the CHEMKIN software [2] or by providing user defined subroutines. This report describes the theoretical underpinnings, methods, and practical use instruction of the ChISELS 1.0 computer code.

  13. Impacts of Grinding Allowance on Relief Angle and Chisel Edge Angle of Twist Drills%磨削余量对麻花钻后角和横刃斜角的影响

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    戴俊平; 关文魁; 郭辉

    2011-01-01

    Most of based-cone-grinding-method grinding theories supposed that before and after grinding, the position of main cutting edge on twist drill is unchanged, and the impacts of grinding allowance on grinding parameters are neglected. But in the actual machining process, even if grinding parameters are selected reasonably, the both relief angle and chisel edge angle can be beyond the scope of optimal cutting parameter. In this paper, the cone surface equation taking into account the grinding admittance was presented, the calculation formulas of relief angle and chisel edge angle were deduced, and the impacts of grinding allowance on relief angle and chisel edge angle were analyzed. It is found that the grinding allowance is the main reason lead to oversized relief angle and chisel edge angle.%基于锥面刃磨法的刃磨理论大多假设,麻花钻刃磨前后主切削刃在砂轮上的位置保持不变,忽略了磨削余量对刃磨参数的影响.而在实际加工中,即使刃磨参数选择合理,重刃磨的麻花钻后角和横刃斜角均可能不在优化加工参数范围之内.本文给出了考虑磨削余量的锥面方程,推导出后角和横刃斜角的计算公式,分析了磨削余量对后角和横刃斜角的影响,发现磨削余量是导致后角和横刃斜角偏大的主要原因.

  14. Alteração em atributos fisicos de um solo sob pastagem após escarificação Changes in soil physical attributes in pasture after chisel plowing

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    Marcelo José Colet

    2009-04-01

    Full Text Available A compactação do solo pode ser considerada uma das principais causas de degradação de pastagens. Entre várias técnicas de mobilização do solo para rompimento de camadas compactadas, a escarificação apresenta aspectos positivos para um manejo conservacionista. Objetivou-se, neste trabalho, avaliar as alterações ocorridas na resistência do solo à penetração, porosidade do solo e densidade do solo de um Latossolo Vermelho-Amarelo, sob pastagem mediante sua escarificação. Implementou-se um experimento em uma área de Brachiaria decumbens Stapf. em Nova Odessa (SP, utilizando um escarificador com discos de corte e ponteiras aladas. A resistência do solo à penetração foi avaliada utilizando um penetrógrafo hidráulico eletrônico e a densidade do solo e porosidade do solo, a partir de amostras indeformadas. As camadas de solo identificadas por análise multivariada da resistência do solo à penetração foram alteradas pela escarificação. A escarificação do solo reduziu significativamente os valores de resistência do solo à penetração. A escarificação do solo promoveu maiores alterações nos atributos físicos na profundidade de 0,0-0,1 m, na entrelinha da passagem das hastes do escarificador.Soil compaction is considered one of the main causes of pasture degradation. Several techniques can be applied to reduce compacted soil layers. Chisel plowing is one of the farming expedients that present the most positive aspects regarding the soil conservation management. The aim of this study was to evaluate the changes in soil penetration resistance, soil porosity and bulk density in an oxisol soil of a pasture field after chisel plowing. The experiment was set up in Nova Odessa (SP on a Brachiaria decumbens Stapf. field, using a chisel plow with cutting discs and winged tips. The soil penetration resistance was evaluated with an electronic hydraulic penetrographer, and the porosity and bulk density with undeformed samples

  15. Escarificação de um Latossolo Vermelho na pós-colheita de soqueira de cana-de-açúcar Chisel plowing in an Oxisol in post harvest of ratoon cane

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    A. F. Paulino

    2004-10-01

    Full Text Available A escarificação nas entrelinhas da soqueira da cana-de-açúcar, associada à adubação e à gradagem (tríplice cultivo, é adotada como um recurso para amenizar o problema da compactação do solo; entretanto, pouco se sabe de seus efeitos no enraizamento da soqueira. Objetivando estudar os efeitos da escarificação na pós-colheita de cana-de-açúcar nas propriedades físicas de um Latossolo Vermelho, na distribuição de raízes e na produtividade, realizou-se um ensaio na região do Arenito Caiuá, utilizando a terceira soca da variedade RB72454. Os tratamentos utilizados foram: E1: escarificação a 0,15 m de profundidade, adubação e gradagem; E2: escarificação a 0,30 m de profundidade, adubação e gradagem; GR: adubação e gradagem. Foram avaliados: densidade do solo, porosidade total e distribuição do tamanho de poros; distribuição do sistema radicular; produtividade, perfilhamento, diâmetro e comprimento médios dos colmos. A escarificação nas entrelinhas da soqueira de cana-de-açúcar alterou a densidade do solo, a macro e a microporosidade e, na profundidade de 0,15 m, proporcionou maior comprimento de raízes na camada de 0,25 a 0,50 m, porém não alterou a área e o comprimento totais de raízes para as outras condições estudadas, tampouco a produção da cultura.Chisel plowing in-between rows of sugar cane ratoon, associated with fertilizer and harrowing (triple cultivation is a common practice to reduce soil compaction, but little is known about its effects on ratoon rooting. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of post-harvest chisel plowing on the physical properties of an Oxisol, root distribution, and yield. The experiment was set up in an Arenito Caiuá Soil and used the third ratoon of RB72454 sugar cane variety. The treatments were: E1: 0.15 m-deep chisel plowing, fertilization, and harrowing; E2: 0.30 m-deep chisel plowing, fertilization, and harrowing; GR: fertilization and harrowing

  16. Escarificação em plantio direto como técnica de conservação do solo e da água Chiseling in no-tillage system as soil and water conservation practice

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    Rodrigo Kurylo Camara

    2005-10-01

    roughness, can affect water dynamics by reducing the water infiltration rate. Our aim was to evaluate changes in soil properties under NT and chiseling in no tillage (CNT, as well as the effect of distinct planter furrow openers on soil characteristics. The following parameters were assessed: bulk and particle density, total porosity, macroporosity, water infiltration into soil prior to soybean planting, surface roughness, percentage of soil surface covered with crop residues before and after planting, and soil hydraulic conductivity after 12 months of chiseling. CNT showed a lower soil density than NT, higher water infiltration, higher saturated soil hydraulic conductivity, and higher surface roughness. Therefore, CNT improved soil and water conservation since there were still residual effects one year after chiseling. Total porosity and macroporosity did not differ significantly between the soil management systems. Soil cover was similar under both managements before planting, i.e., six months after chiseling; however, at soybean planting, the hoe-type planter provided better incorporation of crop residues into the soil than the double-disc type.

  17. Painless minimally invasive surgery versus chisel osteotomy in the extraction of impacted mandibular third molars%无痛微创法与凿骨劈冠法拔除下颌阻生智齿的临床观察

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    李然; 唐小剑; 杨震; 朱正宏

    2012-01-01

    目的 观察无痛微创法和凿骨劈冠法拔除下颌阻生智齿的临床疗效.方法 306颗下颌阻生智齿随机分成2组,分别采用无痛微创法(实验组)和凿骨劈冠法(对照组)拔除患牙,记录2组平均拔除时间、术后肿胀、疼痛、张口受限、颞颌关节痛、干槽症等并发症发生情况及对拔牙的畏惧感.结果 实验组与对照组相比,平均拔除时间明显缩短(P<0.01);术后疼痛、肿胀、张口受限、颞颌关节痛、干槽症等并发症发生率较对照组明显降低(P<0.01);术前畏惧在术后的消失率和术前不畏惧在术后出现的畏惧率,均表明实验组优于对照组(P<0.001).结论 随着社会-心理-生物医学模式的不断完善,拔牙手术正由传统的凿骨劈冠法向着无痛、微创、安全、规范、舒适、愉悦等人性化方向发展.%Objective To compare the clinical effects of minimally invasive surgery ( MIS) with those of traditional chisel osteotomy in the extraction of impacted mandibular third molars. Methods We extracted 306 impacted mandibular third molars by MIS (experimental group) and traditional chisel osteotomy (control group) , respectively, and compared the two groups in the operation time, patients'fear of tooth extraction and postoperative complications, such as swelling, pain, limitation of mouth opening, sore temporoman-dibular joint and dry socket. Results Compared with the controls, the experimental group showed significantly shorter operation time, lower rates of pain, swelling, limitation of mouth opening, sore temporomandibular joint, dry socket, and less fear of tooth extraction (P <0. 01). Conclusions MIS is evidently superior over chisel osteotomy in the extraction of impacted mandibular third molars. With the development of the model of socio-psycho-bio-medicine, tooth extraction is assuming more humanized characteristics as pain-lessness, invasiveness, safety, comfort and normalization.

  18. Estabilidade de agregados do solo após manejo com rotações de culturas e escarificação Soil aggregate stability after management with crop rotation and chiseling

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    Juliano Carlos Calonego

    2008-08-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo desse trabalho foi avaliar, em solo compactado, a estabilidade dos agregados influenciada pelo cultivo de espécies de cobertura em esquema de rotações de culturas, em sistema de semeadura direta, mediante o efeito da escarificação mecânica. As rotações de culturas repetidas por três anos consecutivos envolveram o cultivo de triticale e girassol, no outono-inverno, associados ao cultivo de milheto, de sorgo forrageiro e de Crotalária júncea como plantas de cobertura, antecedendo o da soja (cultura de verão. No tratamento envolvendo a escarificação mecânica, a área permaneceu em pousio entre os cultivos de outono-inverno e de verão. O experimento foi realizado na Fazenda Experimental Lageado (Botucatu-SP, nos anos agrícolas de 2003/2004, 2004/2005 e 2005/2006. O delineamento experimental foi o de blocos ao acaso, com quatro repetições, em esquema de parcelas subdivididas. As amostras para a análise da estabilidade de agregados foram coletadas nas profundidades de 0 a 0,05 m e de 0,05 a 0,10 m após o manejo das plantas de cobertura em dezembro de 2003 e de 2005. Logo no primeiro ano de instalação do experimento, o cultivo de triticale resultou em maior porcentagem de agregados com mais de 2 mm, maior DMG e maior DMP na camada de 0 a 5 cm, além de maior DMP na camada de 0,05 a 0,10 m. Já a escarificação do solo e a ausência do cultivo de plantas de cobertura proporcionaram menor porcentagem de agregados maiores que 2 mm e menor DMP na camada de 0,05 a 0,10 m. A estabilidade dos agregados foi influenciada pela rotação de culturas, sendo maior na camada de 0 a 0,05 m e de 0,05 a 0,10 m quando o triticale foi introduzido como espécie de outono-inverno.The objective of this study was to compare, in compacted soil condition, the aggregate stability after different crops rotations under no-tillage system and chiseling. The following crop rotations were repeated for three consecutive years under no

  19. Minimally invasive surgery versus chisel osteotomy in the extraction of impacted mandibular third molars%微创法与锤凿法拔除下颌阻生智齿的临床研究

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    肖平; 卢向阳; 余尚龙; 吕美玲; 陈芝

    2012-01-01

    Objective: To assess the application value of minimally invasive surgery (MIS) in the extraction of impacted mandibular third molars. Methods: A total of 342 patients with impacted mandibular third molars to be extracted were randomly assigned to an experimental group and a control group to be performed tooth extraction by MIS and traditional chisel osteotomy, respectively. We compared the two groups in the operation time and postoperative complications, such as swelling, pain, limitation of mouth opening, sore temporomandibular joint and dry socket. Results: Compared with the controls, the experimental group showed significantly shorter operation time (P<0.001), lower rates of postoperative pain, swelling, limitation of mouth opening, dry socket and sore temporomandibular joint (P<0.005). Conclusion: MIS, with its evident superiority to chisel osteotomy, would gradually take place of the latter in the extraction of impacted mandibular third molars.%目的:评估微创拔牙技术在阻生牙拔除术中的应用价值.方法:选择342例需拔除下颌阻生智齿患者,随机分成2组,分别采用微创法和锤凿法拔除患牙,记录两种方法平均拔除时间、术后肿胀、疼痛、张口受限、颞颌关节痛、干槽症等并发症发生情况.结果:实验组与对照组相比,平均拔除时间明显缩短(P<0.001);术后疼痛、肿胀、张口受限、干槽症、颞颌关节痛等并发症发生率较对照组明显降低(P<0.005).结论:随着微创医学的发展及新型拔牙器械的推出,微创拔牙理念和技术将逐渐取代传统的锤凿法.

  20. Comparison of piezosurgery and chisel osteotomy in the extraction of mandibular impacted third molars%超声骨刀与凿骨劈冠法拔除下颌阻生智齿的比较

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    高永波; 蒋瑷; 李伯友; 杨立明

    2011-01-01

    目的 探讨超声骨刀拔除下颌阻生智齿的效果.方法 根据下颌阻生第三磨牙拔除难度判断方案选择拔牙难度判断为较难的228颗下颌阻生智齿,分成实验组和对照组,每组114颗,实验组应用超声骨刀法拔牙,对照组采用凿骨劈冠法拔牙.对2组的拔牙时间、术后疼痛、张口受限、面部肿胀情况进行分析比较.结果 实验组平均拔牙时间为(16+5.2)min,对照组平均拔牙时间为(30±8.7)min.实验组的拔牙时间、术后疼痛、面部肿胀率及张口受限均低于对照组,两组间的差异均具有统计学意义(P<0.05).结论 超声骨刀法拔除下颌阻生智齿较凿骨劈冠法手术时间短,术后并发症轻.%Objective To study the effect of piezosurgery in the extraction of mandibular impacted third molars. Methods 228 mandibular impacted third molars with relative difficulty for extraction according to the scheme of de gree of difficulty for extraction were included in the study, and were divided into two groups (114 teeth each group): Test group (treated by piezosurgery), control group (treated by traditional chisel osteotomy). The surgery time and pain, restriction of mouth opening and facial swelling after surgery, were evaluated in both groups. Results The average sur gery time was (16±5.2) min in test group and (30±8.7) min in control group. The surgery time, pain, facial swelling rate, and restriction of mouth opening were lower than control group (P<0.05). Conclusion Compared with traditional chisel osteotomy, the average surgery time with piezosurgery was significantly shorter and the complications are obviously reduced.

  1. On dynamic analysis of post-tensioning prestressed anchor pit chiseling machine and its application%后张法预应力锚穴凿毛器的力学分析和应用

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    张德强

    2012-01-01

    针对无砟轨道板的封锚混凝土在长期使用后容易出现封锚脱落的现状,根据力学分析成果,成功研制了后张法预应力锚穴凿毛器。在锚穴内自动生成环形槽道,增强了封锚混凝土与锚穴的粘结强度,使预应力体系的耐用性得到有效的保证。%According to the current status that the anchor seal frequently exfoliates from the anchor seal concrete of the unballasted track plate,the paper researches the post-tensioning prestressed anchor pit chiseling machine according to the results of the dynamic analysis,indicates the ring channel flow can be formed automatically in the anchor pit,so it can improve the bond strength between the anchor seal concrete and the anchor pit,and also provide the effective ensurance for the durability of the prestressed system.

  2. 高速涡轮气钻法与凿骨劈冠法在拔除下颌水平埋伏阻生智齿中的对比研究%Comparison of High-speed Air Turbine and Traditional Chisel Technique on Extracting Impacted Mandible Third Molars

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    林静; 卢保全; 陈永锋; 王英

    2013-01-01

    Objective:To compare the clinical effects of high -speed air turbine drill and traditional chisel on removal of impacted mandible third molars .Methods:The clinical datas of the patients with 120 lower impacted mandible third molar were retrospectively analyzed .In witch high-speed air drill group(60) and chisel group(60)to be performed tooth extraction by high -speed air drill and traditional chisel osteotomy respectively .Then the duration of extraction and the intraoperative and postoperative complications were observed and recorded to assess the two methods .Results:The duration of extraction of drill group was shorter than chisel extraction group , which had statisti-cal differences between the two groups (P<0.05).The drill group had less postoperative complication such as ache , swelling, limited opening of mouth than those of the chisel extraction group (P<0.05).Occurrence of the inferior alveolar nerve injury , mandibular fracture , adjacent tooth damage and dry sock were lower than chisel extraction group (P<0.05).Conclusions:High-speed air tutbine drill with its evident superiority to traditional chisel , when applied in the extraction of low impacted teeth , can efficiently cut down duration of extraction , reduce the incidence of the intraoperative and postoperative complication and is therefore recommendable in clinical practice .%目的:对比高速涡轮气钻法与凿骨劈冠法拔除下颌水平埋伏阻生智齿的临床疗效。方法:回顾分析口腔门诊120颗低位水平阻生智齿患者的临床资料,其中采用传统的凿骨劈冠法拔除60颗为锤凿组,采用高速涡轮气钻拔除60颗为涡轮钻组,对2组手术时间及术中、术后并发症发生情况进行观察和对比分析。结果:涡轮钻组拔牙时间短于锤凿组,差异有统计学意义( P<0.05)。涡轮钻组术中邻牙损伤、下齿槽神经损伤和下颌角骨折的发生率以及术后颊面部的肿胀、疼痛程度、张口

  3. Eficiência da escarificação mecânica e biológica na melhoria dos atributos físicos de um latossolo muito argiloso e no incremento do rendimento de soja Efficiency of mechanical and biological chiseling in the improvement of physical attributes of a heavy clay oxisol and the increment of soybean yield

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    Rodrigo da Silveira Nicoloso

    2008-08-01

    tratamento ESC-Av teve comportamento intermediário. Os tratamentos SD-Nb+Av e ESC-Nb+Av aumentaram, em média, 46,6 % a lâmina de água infiltrada em relação aos tratamentos SD-Av e ESC-Av. O maior rendimento de grãos de soja foi observado no tratamento ESC-Nb+Av (3,73 Mg ha-1, que não diferiu significativamente do SD-Nb+Av (3,49 Mg ha-1. A escarificação mecânica do solo teve efeito temporário, e não foram constatadas melhores condições físicas do solo após nove meses, com exceção do aumento da porosidade total e macroporosidade do solo na camada 0-0,05 m. Por outro lado, a escarificação biológica aumentou a macroporosidade do solo, diminuiu sua resistência à penetração e melhorou a infiltração de água. A escarificação mecânica foi uma alternativa eficiente em melhorar as condições físicas do Latossolo textura muito argilosa quando associada à escarificação biológica, que preveniu a reconsolidação do solo.Compaction is one of the main causes of yield decreases in agricultural soils. Mechanical chiseling has been suggested to reduce soil compaction in long-term no-tillage systems. Another option to alleviate soil compaction is the use of cover crops, such as forage radish, with a well-developed tap root system and the capacity of growing into soil compacted layers, forming stable biopores and improving the soil physical properties. This study aimed to evaluate the efficiency of a mechanical (chisel plow and biological (forage radish soil decompaction method or the combination of both to improve the physical properties of a very clayey texture Oxisol and to increase soybean grain yield under no-tillage. The treatments were: black oat on no-till (NT-O, consortium of forage radish and black oat on no-till (NT-R+O, black oat on chiseled soil (CH-O and consortium of forage radish and black oat on chiseled soil (CH-R+O. The following properties were evaluated: soil bulk density, macroporosity, microporosity and total porosity in the layers 0

  4. 下颌阻生齿拔除涡轮钻法与骨凿法的应用效果比较探析%Comparison and Analysis of the Application Effect of Mandibular Impacted Tooth Extraction Turbine Drill and Chisel Method

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    王海斌; 谢珲; 贺剑

    2016-01-01

    Objective To analyze the application effect of mandibular impacted tooth extraction turbine drill and chisel method. Methods84 cases of mandibular impacted tooth patients were chosen in Haibin dental clinic from April 2014 to September 2015, according to their treatment methods were divided into observation group and control group, treatment methods were used high speed turbine drill and chisel treatment method, analysis the clinical effect of two kinds of treatment.Results In the observation group after treatment, the wound pain and limitation of mouth opening was signiifcantly better in the control group, the data among groups were compared statistically signiifcant produced.Conclusion The application of high speed turbine drilling method for mandibular teeth good curative effect in the treatment of patients.%目的:分析下颌阻生齿拔除涡轮钻法与骨凿法的应用效果。方法抽取海斌口腔诊所2014年4月~2015年9月收治的84例下颌阻生齿患者,按照其治疗方法的差异性划分为观察组以及对照组,治疗方法分别采用高速涡轮钻法以及骨凿法进行治疗,分析两种治疗方法的临床疗效。结果观察组经治疗后,其创口疼痛程度和张口受限程度好于对照组,组间数据经对比,有统计学意义。结论将高速涡轮钻法应用于下颌阻生齿患者治疗中疗效良好。

  5. Comparative Analysis of High Speed Turbine Drill and Traditional Chisel Method of Extracting Impacted Mandibular Third Molar in Clinic%高速涡轮钻法与传统骨凿法拔除下颌阻生齿临床比较分析

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    赵东强; 韩磊; 刘宾

    2015-01-01

    Objective Comparative analysis to study on the clinical application of high speed turbine to crown extraction method and traditional chisel method of extracting impacted mandibular third molar. Methods In our hospital for 120 cases of mandibular impacted tooth requirements of patients, they are randomly divided into two groups:group of experiments to crown in 60 cases using high speed turbine after extraction of mandibular impacted teeth, 60 cases in the control group using the traditional method of extracting impacted mandibular third molar chisel, by recording the operation time, postoperative mouth by degree, degree of pain and incidence of dry socket. Results In the observation group, operation time, postoperative pain, mouth by the degree and incidence of dry socket is significantly lower than the control group, the dif erence was statistical y significant ( <0.05). Conclusion Using high speed turbine dril ing method for extraction of mandibular impacted third molar is low, operation time and trauma decreased significantly, and reduce the incidence of postoperative complications, So it is worth to be promoted and popularized in clinical practice.%目的:探讨高速涡轮机去冠拔牙法与传统骨凿法拔除下颌阻生齿的临床应用效果的比较分析。方法选取我:因下颌阻生齿要求拔牙的患者120例,随机分为两组:实验组60例应用高速涡轮机去冠后拔除下颌阻生齿,对照组60例应用传统骨凿法拔除下颌阻生齿,通过记录手术时间、术后张口受程度、疼痛程度及干槽症发病情况,进行两组临床对比观察。结果观察组手术时间、术后张口受程度、疼痛程度及干槽症发病情况为显著低于对照组,差异有统计学意义(<0.05)。结论使用高速涡轮钻法拔除下颌低阻生智齿,手术时间及创伤明显减少,降低术后并发症的发生,具有临床使用及推广价值。

  6. Minimally Invasive Surgery versus Chisel Osteotomy in Removal of Impacted Mandibular Third Molars:a Crossover Study%下颌双侧低位近中阻生第三磨牙微创与传统拔除的对照研究

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    翟敏; 吴益鸣; 蔡建英

    2016-01-01

    Objective: To compare the effects of minimally invasive surgery and traditional method in removal of impacted mandibular third molars. Methods: 120 patients with bilateral impacted mandibular third molars were divided into two groups by randomized self-crossover design. The experimental group underwent minimally invasive surgery and control group underwent traditional chisel osteotomy. The operation time length, the intraoperative complications, postoperative complications, patient satisfaction, and dental fear rate were recorded and analyzed. Results: The operation time length in the experimental group was shorter than that of the control group, the intraoperative complications, postoperative complications and dental fear incidence rate in the experimental group were lower than control group patients, and with a higher satisfaction rates. Conclusion: Minimally invasive surgery in removal of impacted mandibular third molars is evidently superior to the traditional chisel osteotomy method.%目的:通过同体对照方法,比较微创法与传统凿骨劈冠法拔除下颌低位近中阻生第三磨牙的临床效果。方法:2012—2015年,在浦东新区人民医院口腔科就诊,需拔除双侧下颌低位近中阻生智齿的患者120例。随机分为2组,第1组一侧第三磨牙首先采用微创拔牙技术拔除(研究组),另一侧采用凿骨劈冠法拔除(对照组),两次操作间隔3个月。第2组拔牙方法的顺序相反,先用凿骨劈冠法拔除一侧第三磨牙(对照组),3月后采用微创拔牙法拔除另一侧(研究组)。对两种拔牙方法患者的拔牙时间、术中并发症、术后并发症、患者满意度、牙科畏惧率等进行比较观测和统计学分析。结果:研究组的拔牙时间、术中并发症、术后并发症、畏惧率明显较对照组低,两组间差距有统计学意义;且研究组患者满意度高,两组间差距有统计学意义。结论

  7. Comparison of the effect of traditional chisel osteotomy and piezosurgery in the extraction of lower mandibular impacted wisdom teeth%传统凿骨劈冠法与超声骨刀法拔除下颌低位阻生智齿的临床效果比较

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    刘啸; 李淑慧; 尼加提

    2014-01-01

    Objective to compare the effect of traditional chisel osteotomy and ultrasonic piezosurgery in the extraction of lower mandibular infraversional impacted wisdom teeth,including the surgery time and intraoperative and postoperative complications, to provide clinical reference for selection of the appropriate extraction method. Methods With lower mandibular impacted wisdom teeth on both sides, 60 patients (120 mandibular impacted third molar) were randomly divided into a, B group. they were treated with traditional chisel osteotomy and ultrasonic piezosurgery to extract the lower mandibular impacted wisdom teeth, with interval of two month on the extraction of two sides. the operative time, degree of limited mouth opening, postoperative pain, swelling and blood loss were recorded, and the results were statistically analyzed. P <0.05 was considered to be significant.Results in the patients of using ultrasonic piezosurgery in extraction of lower mandibular impacted wisdom teeth, the bleeding volume and postoperative pain degree were less than that in the control group, and the degree of postoperative swelling and the number of limited mouth opening were less than that in the control group. the difference was significant, with statistical significance (P <0.05).Conclusion Ultrasonic piezosurgery is better than traditional chisel osteotomy, and the combination of ultrasonic piezosurgery and turbine could complement each other's advantages and better reflect the characteristics of minimally invasive surgical alveolar. at the same time, ultrasonic piezosurgery also can be used as a method to improve the operation of the turbine, and it is worthy of further promotion in clinic.%目的:比较常规凿骨劈冠法与超声骨刀法在拔除下颌低位水平阻生智齿时的手术操作时间,术中及术后并发症,为临床选择合适的拔牙方法提供参考。方法两侧智齿阻生类型均为下颌低位水平阻生的60名患者(120颗下颌低位水平

  8. Mandibular impacted wisdom tooth unplug the turbines and the hammer and chisel crown law analysis of efficacy and safety of split%下颌阻生智齿拔出中采用涡轮机法与锤凿劈冠法疗效及安全性分析

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    翟晓存; 丁秀琴; 邹宏梅

    2014-01-01

    目的:探讨对下颌阻生智齿患者采用涡轮机法与锤凿劈冠法治疗的疗效及术后并发症情况,为临床上下颌阻生颌智齿拔出提供参考建议。方法随机将本院口腔门诊收治的86例(126颗牙)由于下颌阻生智齿实施拔出术的患者分成观察组和对照组各63牙,对两组患者手术时间、术中反应、术后并发症及术后口腔复诊情况进行比较。结果观察组的拔牙时间为(18.1±3.2)分钟明显低于对照组的(31.4±5.3)分钟,差异具有统计学意义(P<0.05);观察组术中的压根折断、邻牙损伤、颌骨骨折、颞下颌关节脱位术中并发症均明显低于对照组,且差异均具有统计学意义(P<0.05);对两组患者术后VAS评分、下唇麻木、干槽症、张口受限、颊面部肿胀五项术后并发症情况进行统计分析,结果:观察组的VAS评分(3.4±1.2)分明显低于对照组的(4.8±1.4),观察组的下唇麻木、干槽症、张口受限、颊面部肿胀发生例数均明显低于对照组且差异均具有统计学意义(P<0.05)。结论采用涡轮机法拔出下颌阻生智齿具有比锤凿劈冠法更短的手术时间,术中术后并发症更少,术后疼痛程度更低,采用涡轮机法拔出下颌阻生智齿在临床上值得推广。%Objective To explore the efficacy and complications of mandibular impacted teeth treated with turbines and the hammer and chisel chisel method. Methods 86 cases (126 teeth) with impacted mandibular third molar extraction were divided into the observation group and the control group, 63 teeth in each group. The operation time, intraoperative and postoperative complications were compared. Results The extrac-tion time in the observation group was 18.1 ±3.2 min which was significantly lower than that in the control group 31.4 ±5.3 min (P<0.05); the cases with pressure root broken, adjacent teeth damage, jaw fracture, dislocation of

  9. Comparative analysis of clinical effect of high speed turbine drill or con-ventional bone chisel as assistance on impacted mandibular third molar extraction%高速涡轮牙钻与常规骨凿辅助拔除阻生第三磨牙的临床效果对比分析

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    金泽高; 程杰

    2014-01-01

    Objective To compare the clinical effect of high speed turbine drill or conventional bone chisel as assis-tance on extracting impacted mandibular third molar so as to provide basis for clinical application. Methods One hun-dred and ninety-two patients who accepted impacted mandibular third molar extraction from February 2012 to March 2014 in department of stomatology in our hospital were selected,and were evenly divided into minimally invasive group and traditional group.In the minimally invasive group,high speed turbine drill as assistant extraction to remove bone re-sistance and dental tissues was adopted,while in the traditional group,assistant extraction of bone-removing and crown-splitting by chisel was applied.The operation time,postoperative pain,restriction of mouth opening,face swelling,and dry socket were recorded in both groups. Results In the minimally invasive group,the operation time was (29.4±6.8) h,short-er than (41.2±9.7) h in the traditional group,with statistical difference (P<0.05).The incidence of dry socket in the mini-mally invasive group was 2.1%,lower than 11.5%in the traditional group,which displayed statistical difference (P<0.05). Degrees of postoperative pain,restriction of mouth opening,and face swelling were lower than those in the traditional group,with statistical differences (P<0.05). Conclusion Compared with the conventional bone chisel,assistant extraction of high speed turbine drill on impacted mandibular third molar can effectively shorten operation time,reduce occurrence of dry socket,and decrease the postoperative adverse reaction,which is safe and effective.%目的:比较高速涡轮牙钻与常规骨凿辅助拔除阻生第三磨牙的临床效果。方法选取2012年2月~2014年3月在本院口腔科进行下颌阻生第三磨牙拔除的患者192例,随机分为微创组(n=96)和传统组(n=96),微创组采取高速涡轮牙钻去除骨阻力和牙体组织辅助拔除,传统组采取骨凿去骨劈冠辅助

  10. Resistência mecânica do solo e força de tração em hastes sulcadoras de semeadoras-adubadoras em sistema de integração lavoura-pecuária Mechanical resistance of soil and traction force by planter chisel type openers in crop-livestock system

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    Osmar Conte

    2008-12-01

    . Treatments consisted of four grazing intensities, which resulted in pasture heights of 10; 20; 30 and 40 cm, and a no-grazed area used as blank, designed in randomized blocks with three replicates. After the grazing period and during soybean sowing, RP was evaluated; also, required power to openers chisel type coulter was measured. Both parameters increased with increments in grazing intensity. There was correlation between both parameters, showing that it is possible to evaluate the condition of soil´s compaction by measuring draft requirement by fertilizer furrow openers.

  11. A New Model of Teaching Pedagogy in CHISEL for the 21th Century.

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    Huang, Li-yi

    This paper describes and compares six models for teaching second languages developed and adopted since 1840 (grammar-translation, direct, structural, situational, audiolingual, and communicative methods), and proposes a seventh, the cognitive-linguistic method, incorporating Noam Chomsky's theory of learning. The model takes both extralinguistic…

  12. Competition for IL-2 between regulatory and effector T cells to chisel immune responses

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    Thomas eHöfer

    2012-09-01

    Full Text Available In this review we discuss how the competition for cytokines between different cells of the immune system can shape the system wide immune response. We focus on interleukin-2 (IL-2 secretion by activated effector T cells (Teff and on the competition for IL-2 consumption between Teff and regulatory T cells (Treg. We discuss the evidence for the mechanism in which the depletion of IL-2 by Treg cells would be sufficient to suppress an autoimmune response, yet not strong enough to prevent an immune response. We present quantitative estimations and summarize our modeling effort to show that the tug-of-war between Treg and Teff cells for IL-2 molecules can be won by Treg cells in the case of weak activation of Teff leading to the suppression of the immune response. Or, for strongly activated Teff cells, it can be won by Teff cells bringing about the activation of the whole adaptive immune system. Finally, we discuss some recent applications attempting to achieve clinical effects through the modulation of IL-2 consumption by Treg compartment.

  13. Clinical study of extracting mandible impacted third molar with bone chisel and turbine dental drill and bone chisel method%涡轮牙钻+骨凿法在下颌阻生智齿拔除中的临床应用

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    胡祥文; 郑杰; 周国庆; 李萍; 杜玉芳; 陈红; 果利

    2008-01-01

    目的 探索涡轮牙钻+骨凿法在下颌阻生智齿拔除术的应用,并与骨凿法进行比较分析.方法 2004年7月~2007年9月用骨凿法与涡轮牙钻+骨凿法拔除各类下颌阻生智齿1789例,对其各类阻生智齿的术中并发症201例、术后并发症263例产生的原因进行分析.结果 在1789例下颌阻生智齿中,采用骨凿法拔除689例,术中并发症122例,占17.7O%.术后并发症139例,占20.17%.而用涡轮牙钻+骨凿法拔除1 100例,术中并发癌79例,占7.18%.术后并发症124例,占11.27%,两组方法差异显著(P<0.01).手术完成时间,骨凿姐为(48.71±19.58)min、涡轮牙钻+骨凿组为(37.56±18.69)min,两组差异显著(P<0.01).结论 涡轮牙钻+骨凿法拔除下颌阻生智齿,手术创伤小、时间短、施力准确、易于保护,可大大降低术中、术后并发症.

  14. Influence of chisel width on shear bond strength of composite to enamel = Influência da largura do cinzel sobre a resistência ao cisalhamento da união esmalte/resina composta

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    Oliveira, Antônio Carlos Castellan de

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available Objetivo: Avaliar a influência de diferentes larguras de cinzel sobre a resistência de união ao cisalhamento na interface esmalte dental/resina composta. Metodologia: As coroas de 60 dentes incisivos bovinos foram incluídas em resina acrílica e as superfícies vestibulares de esmalte foram planificadas e condicionadas com ácido fosfórico a 35 %. O sistema adesivo Single Bond (3M/ESPE e de resina composta Z-250 (3M/ESPE foram utilizados para fabricar restaurações cilíndricas de resina composta perpendiculares à superfície plana do esmalte condicionado. Para o teste de cisalhamento, os espécimes foram submetidos ao ensaio mecânico com cinzéis de 0,5 mm, 1,0 mm, 2,0 mm ou 3,0 mm de largura da parte ativa romba, em uma máquina de ensaio universal à velocidade de 0,5 mm/min. Os dados obtidos foram analisados por análise de variância e teste de Duncan ao nível de significância de 5 %. Resultados: As médias de resistência de união ao cisalhamento dos grupos testados foram: 0,5 mm – 19,66 MPa; 1,0 mm – 18,78 MPa; 2,0 mm – 16,77 MPa; 3,0 mm –16,06 MPa. Houve diferença estatisticamente significativa entre os grupos de 0,5 e 3,0 mm (P=0,045, com uma relação inversa entre resistência de união ao cisalhamento e largura do cinzel. Conclusão: Os resultados sugerem que a resistência de união ao cisalhamento sofre influência da largura do cinzel utilizado no ensaio

  15. 拔除阻生智齿中涡轮机法与凿骨劈冠法的比较研究%Comparison of Extraction of Impacted Mandibular Wisdom Teeth with Using Methods of Turbine Drill and Dental Chisel

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    徐建平

    2007-01-01

    目的 比较涡轮机去骨拔除法(试验组)与凿骨劈冠法(对照组)在拔除中位和低位阻生智齿时的优劣.方法 100例(200颗中/低位阻生智齿)均采用自体左右对照,通过掷硬币随机抽样决定试验组和对照组.试验组采用涡轮机拔除法,对照组采用凿骨劈冠拔除法.对手术时间,以及术后疼痛、术后肿胀进行对比观察.结果 对于低位阻生齿,涡轮机去骨拔除法手术时间短、术后疼痛及术后肿胀轻.对中位阻生智齿,涡轮机去骨拔除法的手术时间和术后疼痛及肿胀程度大于凿骨劈冠法.结论 涡轮机去骨拔除法较凿骨劈冠法在拔除低位阻生齿时具有优势,凿骨劈冠法较涡轮机去骨拔除法在拔除中位阻生智齿时有优势.

  16. Clinical efficacy analysis of minimally invasive surgery and hammer chisel technique for extracting residual root and crown in the elderly%微创术和锤凿术拔除老年人残根残冠的临床疗效分析

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    2016-01-01

    目的:探讨利用微创术和锤凿术拔除老年人残根残冠的临床疗效分析.方法:选取本院2013年5月至2015年5月收治的需行拔除残根残冠的符合研究条件的老年患者为研究对象,随机将患牙分为观察组140例以及对照组140例,对照组采用传统锤凿术拔除残根残冠,观察组采用牙科微创手术拔除残根残冠,分析两组患者手术时间、疼痛程度、拔牙窝完整性、断根发生率、干槽症及患者满意度情况.结果:观察组手术时间、疼痛程度、拔牙窝完整性评分均低于对照组,满意度评分高于对照组,差异有统计学意义(P<0.05),断根发生率、干槽症发生率观察组低于对照组,差异有统计学意义(P<0.05).结论:对拔除老年人残根残冠患者应用微创技术治疗具有高效、安全、无痛的特点,值得临床应用推广.

  17. Validação de teorias de simulação para operações com escarificadores em solo argiloso no planalto do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil Validation of prediction theories to chisel plow in soils of Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil

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    Paula Machado dos Santos

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo deste trabalho foi estudar teorias, utilizadas especialmente para simular situações reais de campo, contrastada por dados empíricos obtidos em condições reais de trabalho agrícola mecanizado em solo de textura argilosa com os resultados obtidos em trabalhos semelhantes realizados em outros países. Avaliou-se as demandas de tração de diferentes combinações entre velocidade e profundidade de trabalho de um escarificador. Buscou-se a representação gráfica da demanda requerida de força de tração e patinagem através da utilização do software Predição versão 1.0, contrastadas com resultados obtidos pela aplicação das teorias de predição Cn, Bn e Mn. As teorias preditivas Cn, Bn e Mn apresentam correlação boa com os valores experimentais, no entanto, existe uma superestimativa por parte das teorias comparadas aos valores medidos experimentalmente, para força de tração e patinagem, causando um dimensionamento do trator inadequado.The objective of this research was studied theories used specially to simulate real field situations contrasted by empiric data obtained in real real working conditions in mechanized agricultural clay soil with the results obtained in similar studies conducted in other countries. We tried to the graphical representation of the demand required traction force and slippage through the use of Prediction software version 1.0, contrasted with results obtained by applying the theories of prediction Cn, Bn and Mn. Predictive theories Cn, Bn and Mn have good correlation with experimental values, however, there is an overestimation by the theory compared to the values measured experimentally, for traction force and slippage, causing a tractor design inadequate.

  18. 76 FR 795 - Notice of Inventory Completion for Native American Human Remains and Associated Funerary Objects...

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    2011-01-06

    ... funerary objects for a Notice of Inventory Completion published in the Federal Register (67 FR 910-911... chisels, 3 polished stones, 8 celts, 2 faunal bones, 9 cupreous metal fragments and 1 cupreous metal...

  19. Research present situation and analysis on classification of rock drillability

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    Zhang Zhi-hong; MA Qin-yong

    2001-01-01

    Rock drillability reflects the drill bit fragments rock hardly or easily. At present, rock drillability classification indexes have rock single-axle compressive strength, point load intensity,fracture stress during chiseling, drill speed, chiseling specific work, acoustic parameter, cutting magnitude, and so on. Every index reflects rock drillability but isn't overall. It is feasible that using many indexes of fuzzy mathematics method etc. to evaluate rock drillability.

  20. Techniques in the removal of impacted mandibular third molar: A comparative study

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    Vibha Singh

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available Objective: Surgical removal of impacted third molar is one of the common surgical procedures carried out in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery set up. This study aimed at clinically assessing the three different surgical techniques (lingual split, using chisel and mallet, buccal approach techniques, using rotary instruments used in the removal of impacted mandibular third molars. Materials and Methods: The present clinical study comprised of 150 impacted mandibular wisdom teeth. Patients were divided in three groups and bone covering the third molar was removed by the Lingual split technique using chisel and mallet, Buccal approach technique using chisel and mallet, and Buccal approach technique using rotary instruments. Results: Surgical time was significantly increased in bur technique. Trismus was significantly increased in lingual split technique and bur technique from buccal approach technique using chisel and mallet. Post-operative nerve injury was significantly higher in lingual split technique. Dry socket was more in patients of bur technique. Conclusion: In this study we found that lingual split technique using chisel and mallet is found to be better among all three techniques used followed by buccal approach using chisel and mallet and the buccal approach technique using rotary instruments.

  1. Urinary 1-naphthol and 1-pyrenol as indicators of exposure to coal tar products.

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    Heikkilä, P; Luotamo, M; Pyy, L; Riihimäki, V

    1995-01-01

    Chemical exposure of assemblers handling creosote-impregnated wood and of a single worker chiselling coal tar pitch layer was assessed by measuring airborne naphthalene and various polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), and by measurement of urinary excretion of 1-naphthol and 1-pyrenol. The sum concentration of PAHs and of 4-6 aromatic ring-containing PAHs were high, 440 micrograms/m3 and 290 micrograms/m3, respectively, when chiselling. In the assembler's workplace, the PAH concentrations were about 1/50 of this value. Regarding airborne naphthalene concentrations the situation was reversed (assemblers, 1000 micrograms/m3; chiseller, 160 micrograms/m3). Correspondingly, the assemblers' urinary 1-napthol concentrations were 15-20 times higher than those of the chiseller. The urinary 1-pyrenol concentration of the chiseller was 2-4 times higher than among the assemblers. As the estimated pyrene inhalation doses among the assemblers could account for only about 2%-25% of the 24-h pyrenol excretion in urine, the skin was presumably the main route of uptake. For an assessment of the exposure to PAHs, air measurements, monitoring of metabolites in urine and preferably also data on the composition of the skin-contaminating product are needed.

  2. Design and sizing of ergonomic handles for hand tools.

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    Lewis, W G; Narayan, C V

    1993-10-01

    In this paper, handles for two commonly used hand tools, the chisel and the off-set pliers, are designed using ergonomic principles. These were sized for both males and females falling in the 5th percentile, 50th percentile and 95th percentile groupings. The stresses developed in the ergonomically designed chisel handle while in use were analysed to verify the validity of the design. This chisel handle was then manufactured, and preliminary evaluation using electromyography was conducted. In these tests, the stresses exerted on the flexor and extensor muscles of the arm were measured and compared with those obtained during the use of a conventional handle. Under similar working conditions, results clearly showed that the ergonomically designed handle allows higher working efficiency than existing handles.

  3. THE ANALYSIS OF MATHEMATICAL MODELS OF MECHANICAL SPEED OF DRIVING FOR OPTIMIZATION OF PROCESS OF DRILLING OF OIL AND GAS WELLS

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    Tsоuprikov A. A.

    2015-03-01

    Full Text Available The analysis of models is carried out from a definition position for system of optimum control of drilling of basic mathematical model on which calculation of optimum regime parameters is possible. The main equation for management of process of drilling of wells is the mathematical model of mechanical speed of a driving as function from axial load of a chisel, the speed of rotation of a chisel and a consumption of boring solution for cleaning of a well of destroyed breed. Key parameter is axial load of a chisel; graphically dependence of speed of drilling on loading has S appearance - a figurative curve of Bingham which has a convex mathematical extremum. In the article, domestic and foreign models of drilling are considered; their schedules according to skilled data of conducting of wells are constructed. Models are sedate, i.e. reflect only a linear site of a curve of Bingham, data of trade drilling is well approximated with initial and linear sites of curves. Thus, on them it is possible to make only rational management of process, and the optimum mode exists only on border of range of definition of function. Only the A.A. Pogarsky model is suitable for optimum control, having a mathematical maximum and S-shaped form of a curve. All models depend on two parameters of management – load of a chisel and speeds of rotation of a chisel and don't consider the third on influence on drilling speed parameter - a consumption of boring solution. Therefore, Pogarsky's model was finished by inclusion in it in an explicit form of a consumption of boring solution. Check of model by means of the regression analysis of skilled data of drilling from official reports of drilling foremen showed its reliability for 71-99%. The model allows carrying out optimum control of drilling in the "axial load of a chisel" parameter

  4. Material characterization of ancient Indian copper

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    A Srivastava; R Balasubramaniam

    2003-10-01

    A chalcolithic (2350–1800 BC) copper chisel from Balathal has been characterized by X-ray diffraction, microstructural and electrochemical methods. The surface patina was composed of sulfates and oxysulfates in the outer layers while the inner layers were rich in copper oxides. The chisel exhibited smaller grain sizes near two of the surfaces while the structure in the interior was equiaxed. The deformed grains and inclusions near the surfaces and variation in the microhardness of the sample from different faces proved that the copper chisel was processed by cold deformation after initial casting of the square cross-section chisel. The electrochemical behaviour of chalcolithic Cu has been compared with that of a modern Cu sample by potentiodynamic polarization studies. The corrosion rate of chalcolithic Cu in aerated 3.5% NaCl solution was only marginally higher than that of modern Cu. The higher rate of corrosion has been attributed to the presence of second phase sulfide inclusions. The excellent condition of preservation of the 3800-year-old copper object, with no indications of stress corrosion cracking, suggests that pure copper or copper-based materials can be seriously considered as candidate canister materials for long-term underground storage of nuclear wastes in underground repositories.

  5. My Mother

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    1995-01-01

    MOTHER had finely-chiseled features. She liked to read and loved flowers, trees and insects. She had wide interests and knowledge and could recite many ancient poems. Mother was never dressed gorgeously or adorned with jewelry like earrings and finger rings. Especially during her middle age, our big family was poverty

  6. Cutting Tools, Files and Abrasives. Pre-Apprenticeship Phase 1 Training.

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    This self-paced student training module on cutting tools, files, and abrasives is one of a number of modules developed for Pre-apprenticeship Phase 1 Training. Purpose of the module is to enable students to identify and explain the proper use and care of various knives, saws, snips, chisels, and abrasives. The module may contain some or all of the…

  7. Reliability at the Chip Interfaces: Delaminating the Silicon Die from Molding Compound

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    Schlottig, G.

    2012-01-01

    This book describes a setup that allows to delaminate the Silicon-to-Molding Compound interface for obtaining interfacial fracture parameters: the Mixed Mode Chisel setup (MMC). With this device for the first time the delamination can be initiated and propagated, while preventing the occurrence of r

  8. CITA Working for and with material performance

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    Ramsgaard Thomsen, Mette

    2011-01-01

    The understanding of materials as active, whether compressed, under tension or flexed while handled, is at the root of all craft traditions. The ability to work a material, to saw and chisel wood, to weld and hammer steel or to weave and knit yarn relies on a profound understanding of its perform...

  9. Transport and persistence of tylosin-resistant enterococci, erm genes, and tylosin in soil and drainage water from fields receiving swine manure

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    Land application of manure from tylosin-treated swine introduces tylosin-resistant enterococci, erm genes, which confer resistance to tylosin, and tylosin. This study documents the occurrence and transport of tylosin-resistant enterococci, erm genes, and tylosin in tile-drained chisel plow and no-ti...

  10. Woodworking. A Bilingual Text = Carpinteria. Un Texto Bilingue.

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    This booklet is a course of instruction in woodworking in a two-column, English-Spanish format. Following an introduction to woodworking and a lesson on safety, the booklet contains 19 units covering the following topics: wood; planning; laying out project parts; hand saws; planes; chisels and gouges; wood files and forming tools; boring holes in…

  11. Annual Research Review: Parenting and Children's Brain Development--The End of the Beginning

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    Belsky, Jay; de Haan, Michelle

    2011-01-01

    After questioning the practical significance of evidence that parenting influences brain development--while highlighting the scientific importance of such work for understanding "how" family experience shapes human development--this paper reviews evidence suggesting that brain structure and function are "chiselled" by parenting. Although the…

  12. Basic Hand Tools for Bricklaying and Cement Masonry [and] Basic Hand Tools of the Carpenter.

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    Texas A and M Univ., College Station. Vocational Instructional Services.

    Intended for student use, this unit discusses and illustrates the tools used in brick and masonry and carpentry. Contents of the brick and masonry section include informative materials on bricklaying tools (brick trowels, joint tools, levels, squares, line and accessories, rules, hammers and chisels, tool kits) and cement masonry tools (tampers,…

  13. FlexPRET: A Processor Platform for Mixed-Criticality Systems

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    2013-10-23

    Implementation We implemented FlexPRET in Chisel [27], a hardware construction language that generates both Verilog code and a cycle-accurate C++-based...configurations on both the cycle-accurate simulator and an FPGA implementation of the Verilog code, with results being examined for correctness. B. FPGA

  14. 21 CFR 872.4565 - Dental hand instrument.

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    2010-04-01

    ... chisel, endodontic broach, dental wax carver, endodontic pulp canal file, hand instrument for calculus... 21 Food and Drugs 8 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Dental hand instrument. 872.4565 Section 872.4565...) MEDICAL DEVICES DENTAL DEVICES Surgical Devices § 872.4565 Dental hand instrument. (a) Identification....

  15. Effects of injection systems and plastic mulches on distribution and emissions of cis- and trans-1,3-dichloropropene and chloropicrin.

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    Ou, Li-Tse; Thomas, John E; Allen, L Hartwell; Vu, Joseph C; Dickson, Donald W

    2007-08-01

    The concentration and distribution of a soil fumigant in the subsurface of field plots are two key factors in the determination of the fumigant efficacy. Subsurface concentrations of the biologically active compounds cis- and trans-1,3-dichloropropene (1,3-D) and chloropicrin (CP) were determined in soil at two adjacent injection traces and midpoint between the two traces in plastic-covered field beds after injection of the fumigant Telone C35 by conventional chisels or by a coulter rig (Avenger coulters). Two of the four beds were covered with metallic polyethylene film (MPE) and the remaining two were covered with virtually impermeable film (VIF). Three hours after chisel injection, concentrations of the three compounds at the two adjacent injection traces in the two beds were highly variable. Large concentrations of the compounds were detected at the side traces, whereas the compounds were not detected at the middle traces (bed centers) in the two chisel-injected beds covered with MPE or VIF. Initial concentrations of the three compounds at the two adjacent injection traces in the two Avenger-coulter-injected beds were more uniform than in the chisel-injected beds but still variable. Also, the three compounds had diffused horizontally to midpoint between the two injection traces in all four beds, generally in smaller concentrations. Concentrations of the three compounds in the shallow subsurface soil layer (0.5-30 cm) in the beds became progressively more uniform and then declined slowly. Volatilization losses from the two Avenger-coulter-injected beds and the chisel-injected bed covered with VIF were low. Combination of Avenger coulter injection and VIF provided better retention of the compounds in this soil layer and, thus, likely would provide better fumigant efficacy and crop yield.

  16. Assessing the Soil Physiological Potential Using Pedo-Biological Diagnosis Under Minimum-Tillage System and Mineral Fertilization

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    Lazar Bireescu

    2014-11-01

    Full Text Available The main objective of sustainable agriculture is the protection of environment and natural vegetal and soil resources. Accordingly, the objective of this research was to assess the impact of technological systems by minimum tillage on soil biological activity, using the Pedo-Biological Diagnosis of Soil Resources. Our research was conducted on haplic chernozem from Experimental Station of UASVM of Iasi, Romania, during the seasonal dynamic, to the soybean crop, on unfertilized and fertilized agrofond, using moderate mineral doses (N80P80 as average of 2009–2010 period, under minimum tillage (2x disk, paraplow, chisel compared to conventional (plugging at 20 cm and 30 cm. In the case of soil works with chisel and paraplow without return of furrow, the Pedo-Biological Diagnosis highlights an increase of soil physiological potential, in the both variants (unfertilized and fertilized, unlike the method of alternating the depth of plugging that proved to be ineffective.

  17. [Test and gather data on sweep spike combination tillage tool]. Quarterly technical report, August 1991--March 1992

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    Lukach, J.

    1992-06-19

    This summary presents the data accumulated to date with only brief comment. It is prepared with the intent that the viewers will offer advice on terminology, data presentation, methods and other. The year end analysis will detail changes in the data due to the tillage treatments. The data is incomplete due to equipment problems and time limitations due to the wet fall and early freeze up. The trial was not completed due to our inability to get the Mikkelsen Chisel Plow Shovel (MCP), a 16 inch sweep with an anhydrous knife, to penetrate untilled land. The MCP shovel penetrated to deep on plowed ground and pulled so hard that the front wheels of our JD4440 tractor were jerked off the ground. The Standard Chisel Plow Shovels (SCP), a 16 inch sweep, worked well and the data is included.

  18. (Test and gather data on sweep spike combination tillage tool)

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    Lukach, J.

    1992-06-19

    This summary presents the data accumulated to date with only brief comment. It is prepared with the intent that the viewers will offer advice on terminology, data presentation, methods and other. The year end analysis will detail changes in the data due to the tillage treatments. The data is incomplete due to equipment problems and time limitations due to the wet fall and early freeze up. The trial was not completed due to our inability to get the Mikkelsen Chisel Plow Shovel (MCP), a 16 inch sweep with an anhydrous knife, to penetrate untilled land. The MCP shovel penetrated to deep on plowed ground and pulled so hard that the front wheels of our JD4440 tractor were jerked off the ground. The Standard Chisel Plow Shovels (SCP), a 16 inch sweep, worked well and the data is included.

  19. Soft Soil Mobility

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    2016-02-11

    The use of brand names does not constitute endorsement by the Army or any other agency of the Federal Government, nor does it imply that it is... attachment pulled by a crawler tractor. The crawler can rip to a depth of 64 cm (25 in.). A modified trailer mounted chisel plow provides a 46 cm...instrumented drawbar over a dry, clean, level, paved surface. Road speed is measured using a non-contact speed transducer attached to the test vehicle

  20. Impressive: printmaking, letterpress and graphic design

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    Wood, Philippa

    2010-01-01

    Inspired by the challenge of hands-on tweaks and unpredictable results as well as the tactile qualities of different inks, papers, and binding techniques, today’s creatives are rediscovering old-fashioned printing methods and crafts. Impressive is a topical exploration of the interplay between current trends in graphic design and traditional handiwork such as letterpress printing, hand-cut linotype, chiselled woodblocks, and embossing. In addition to a rich selection of invitations, business ...

  1. Primary classification on drillability of frozen soil using neural networks

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    FANG Jiang-hua(方江华); ZHANG Zhi-hong(张志红); MA Qin-yong(马芹永)

    2003-01-01

    Through analysis on drillability of frozen soil, it is concluded that the main factors affecting the drillability of frozen soil are temperature, wave velocity, impact inductility and chiseling specific work. Based on the foundation it is discussed that applying the neural networks method to classify the drillability of frozen soil is simple and feasible, and the inputted vectors quantity of networks don't be restricted, which make the classification on drillability of frozen soil rather well match the objective practice.

  2. JPRS Report, East Europe

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    2007-11-02

    right in front of you: the gangs that dese - crated cemeteries and chiseled away every German word, even "Ruhe in Frieden" (Rest in Peace); the...a new investment policy, market research , a policy for establishing ties abroad, etc. It is expected that after all of this the enterprise’s...Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) and Joint Publications Research Service. (JPRS) pubSons contain political, military, economic

  3. Huashan rock paintings and other simitar paintings

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    2004-01-01

    China is one of the countries with the rechest rock paintings in the world. The Huashan rock paintings features color paintings, quite different from those in the North China areas where petroglyphs were created by engraving, chiseling,incising,or grinding,such as those in Inner Mongolia and Helan Mountains in Gansu.The rock paintings at Ulanchabu of Inner Mongolia are regarded as works of the Neolithic age,bronze age and iron age ,featuring mainly such grassland animals as

  4. Sugar cane management with humic extract and organic and mineral fertilizer: impacts on Oxisol some physical properties

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    Alves, M. C.; Campos, F. S.; Souza, Z. M.

    2012-04-01

    The present investigation has as objective to study the impact of cultive systems, humic extract and organic and mineral fertilizers on Oxisol some physical properties cultivated of sugar cane. It was developed in Aparecida do Taboado, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, in Manufactores Alcoolvale. The study was in sugar cane culture implanted on 3th and 4th cycle. The experimental design was at randomized blocks following scheme in zone with eight treatments and four replications. The two treatments in main zone were represented by cultivation systems (with and without chisel) and the subzone fertilization (T1-mineral, T2-mineral+sugar cane residue, T3-mineral+humic and fulvic acids and T4-mix of mineral, sugar cane residue and humic and fulvic acids). In three soil layers: 0.00-0.05; 0.10-0.20 and 0.20-0.40 m were studied the physical soil properties: macroporosity, microporosity, total porosity and soil bulk density. Also evaluate the technological quality of sugar cane. The conclusions are: the application of mineral fertilizer+sugar cane residue+humic extract (Humitec ®) and cropping system with chisel were more effective in improving soil physical; the system of crop of sugar cane ratton implanted in the 2th and 3th cycle, without the use of chisel was better in the recovery of soil physical properties; the crop system without the chisel and the combination of mineral fertilizer+sugar cane residue was promising to increase of Brix, Pol juice, Pol sugar cane and total recoverable sugars Pol.

  5. Soil penetration resistance in a rhodic eutrudox affected by machinery traffic and soil water content.

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    Moraes,Moacir T. de; Debiasi,Henrique; Julio C. Franchini; Silva,Vanderlei R. da

    2013-01-01

    Soil compaction caused by machinery traffic reduces crop yields. This study aimed to evaluate the effects of intensive traffic, and the soil water content, on the soil penetration resistance (PR) of a Rhodic Eutrudox (Distroferric Red Latosol, Brazilian Classification), managed under no-tillage (NT). The experiment consisted of six treatments: NT with recent chiseling, NT without additional compaction, and NT with additional compaction by 4, 8, 10 and 20 passes of a harvester with a weight of...

  6. Estimation of economic and energetic expenses of soil tillage and soil management systems for the edible beans culture; Estimativas dos custos economicos e energeticos de sistemas de preparo e de manejo do solo para a cultura do feijao

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    Boller, Walter; Gamero, Carlos A. [UNESP, Botucatu, SP (Brazil). Faculdade de Ciencias Agronomicas

    1997-12-31

    Soil tillage objectives to afford adequate conditions for field crop establishment and production, and contribute with a significant portion of the farming expenses. Conservation tillage aiming to protect the soil against erosion, save labor and fuel by preparing a seedbed. The purpose of these experiment was to estimate the economic and the energetic costs of three soil tillage systems (conventional tillage - disk plowing followed by harrowing twice, rotavation by means of a rotavator and chiselling using a chisel plow combined with stalk-cutting disks and a fitting roll), in combination with four pre-tillage soil cover conditions (black oats, rye, forage radish and fallow). The experiment was carried out during the years 1993/1994, in a heavy clay soil classified as Terra Roxa Estruturada, in the country of Botucatu, Sao Paulo state, Brazil. The fuel consumption in a time and in a area unity were determined through field measurements. Timetable economic and energetic expenses of every mechanized agricultural operation were estimated by means of calculation. The results showed that the replacement of conventional tillage by rotavation or by chiselling allow respectively economize 60,2 and 42,3% of the fuel consumption per unit of tilled area. The additional expenses of utilization of black oats or rye, in combination with rotavating or chiselling respectively a production of 22,65 and 26,73 kg/ha of edible beams. Soil cover crops utilization imply in a 2,2 to 6,0 upper energy requirement than the conventional tillage system in combination with fallow. The implantation of winter crops with the exclusive finality of produce vegetable biomass for soil coverage showed be feasible from economic standpoint, however it was disadvantageous under the energetic standpoint. The utilization of a portion of the biomass produced by soil cover crops for livestock feeding can decisively contribute towards the equilibrium of the energetic balance and to increase the economic

  7. [Our current technique for basic pterional craniotomy].

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    Kaneko, Nobuyuki; Kurita, Hiroki; Hino, Ken; Nagayama, Kazuki; Tsubokawa, Tamiji; Tanaka, Naoko; Fujitsuka, Mitsuyuki; Nakamura, Masanao; Shiokawa, Yoshiaki

    2005-09-01

    Pterional cnaniotomy is frequently used in neurosurgical practice, but still poses significant cosmetic and functional drawbacks. Here, we describe our modified technique to overcome such problems as the sterilization of the scalp without brush and razor, preemptive analgesia, preservation of the periostium for reconstruction, retrograde dissection of the temporal muscle, and complete sphenoidotomy using chisel or drills. The tips of our pterional craniotomy offer suitable size and depth of working field around the paraclinoidal regions, maintaining cosmetic satisfaction of the patients.

  8. Life in Burrows Channelled the Morphological Evolution of the Skull in Rodents: the Case of African Mole-Rats (Bathyergidae, Rodentia)

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    International audience; African mole-rats are fossorial rodents that consist of five chisel-tooth digging genera (Heterocephalus, Heliophobius, Georychus, Fukomys, and Cryptomys) and one scratch digger (Bathyergus). They are characterized by striking physiological, morphological, and behavioral adaptations intimately related to their subterranean life. The influence of their mode of life in shaping the cranial morphology has yet to be evaluated in comparison to other Ctenohystrica, especially...

  9. Optimization of process parameters in drilling of GFRP composite using Taguchi method

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    Vinod Kumar Vankanti

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available The objective of the present work is to optimize process parameters namely, cutting speed, feed, point angle and chisel edge width in drilling of glass fiber reinforced polymer (GFRP composites. In this work, experiments were carried out as per the Taguchi experimental design and an L9 orthogonal array was used to study the influence of various combinations of process parameters on hole quality. Analysis of variance (ANOVA test was conducted to determine the significance of each process parameter on drilling. The results indicate that feed rate is the most significant factor influencing the thrust force followed by speed, chisel edge width and point angle; cutting speed is the most significant factor affecting the torque, speed and the circularity of the hole followed by feed, chisel edge width and point angle. This work is useful in selecting optimum values of various process parameters that would not only minimize the thrust force and torque but also reduce the delimitation and improve the quality of the drilled hole.

  10. MANEJO DO SOLO E CRESCIMENTO INICIAL DE Eucalyptus grandis Hill ex Maiden EM ARGISSOLO

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    Juliana Prevedello

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available The forest species cultivation with rapid growth in Brazil has increased, mainly due to the diverse use of its wood and climate adaptation. The cultivation with minimum tillage in the forest sector stands out a way to increase productivity, combined with the maintenance of biodiversity and soil conservation. This study was conducted at the experimental area of State Foundation for Agricultural Research - Research Center for Forestry in Santa Maria - RS, with aimed to evaluate the effect of the soil tillage methods on soil physical properties and on initial development of Eucalyptus grandis, in a sandy loam Typic Hapludalf. Four soil management practices were compared: no-tillage; chisel tillage; chisel tillage plus harrowing and; rotary tillage (rotary tiller, installed in a randomized block design with three replications. The soil under no-tillage conditioned lower initial growth of eucalyptus due higher soil penetration resistance and bulk density, when compared with treatments with mobilization. The root distribution analysis in soil, despite being a qualitative method, was effective in demonstrating the effect of soil tillage for the Eucalyptus grandis plantation. The soil tillage with mobilization resulted in a higher initial growth of Eucalyptus grandis. The chisel tillage effects in the soil physical properties persisted after one year of soil tillage.

  11. Tillage and nutrient source effects on water quality and corn grain yield from a flat landscape.

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    Thoma, David P; Gupta, Satish C; Strock, Jeffrey S; Moncrief, John F

    2005-01-01

    Beneficial effects of leaving residue at the soil surface are well documented for steep lands, but not for flat lands that are drained with surface inlets and tile lines. This study quantified the effects of tillage and nutrient source on tile line and surface inlet water quality under continuous corn (Zea mays L.) from relatively flat lands (<3%). Tillage treatments were either fall chisel or moldboard plow. Nutrient sources were either fall injected liquid hog manure or spring incorporated urea. The experiment was on a Webster-Canisteo clay loam (Typic Endoaquolls) at Lamberton, MN. Surface inlet runoff was analyzed for flow, total solids, NO(3)-N, NH(4)-N, dissolved P, and total P. Tile line effluent was analyzed for flow, NO(3)-N, and NH(4)-N. In four years of rainstorm and snowmelt events there were few significant differences (p < 0.10) in water quality of surface inlet or tile drainage between treatments. Residue cover minimally reduced soil erosion during both snowmelt and rainfall runoff events. There was a slight reduction in mineral N losses via surface inlets from manure treatments. There was also a slight decrease (p = 0.025) in corn grain yield from chisel-plow plots (9.7 Mg ha(-1)) compared with moldboard-plow plots (10.1 Mg ha(-1)). Chisel plowing (approximately 30% residue cover) alone is not sufficient to reduce nonpoint source sediment pollution from these poorly drained flat lands to the extent (40% reduction) desired by regulatory agencies.

  12. Oil Palm Workers: Designing Ergonomics Harvesting Tool Us¬ing User Centered Design Approach to Reducing Awkward Body Posture by Catia Simulation

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    Irwan Syah MOHD YUSOFF

    2015-10-01

    Full Text Available Background: The aim of this study is to develop a new ergonomics chisel based on user centered design approach and to evaluate the effectiveness for reducing awkward posture using CATIA software for simulation analysis.Methods: Respondents were selected using purposive sampling – age 18 – 49 years old, men, experience using chisel (>1 month. A set of questionnaire were used to interview workers while postural risks were determined using Rapid Upper Limb Assessment (RULA. Selected anthropometric parameters were taken and user centered design concept were applied to determine mismatch and to facilitate design process. CATIA software was used to integrate the results of postural analysis and anthropometric measurement using 3D modeling.Results: A total of 273 male harvesters participated in this study. The result shows 5.2% of the chisels’ length of handles matches with the respondents whereas none (100% of the chisels’ circumference of handle matches with respondents’ internal grip diameter. Tool-chisel usage, majority of harvester bend forward while harvesting (96.7% and most of workers having blister (83.2%, redness (85.3% and numbness (65.9% during harvesting. RULA simulation analysis showed the score action level for new design is 3(further investigated need and changes may be required compared to existing tool are in action score 7(investigated and changes required immediately.Conclusions: The study showed that the design of new harvesting tool has the potential to reduce awkward body posture during harvesting activities as compared to existing tools. Keywords: Harvesting tool, Awkward posture, User centered design, CATIA simulation

  13. 涡轮钻磨切法和劈冠凿骨法拔除下颌阻生齿的临床比较

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    曹建强; 韩凌

    2013-01-01

    Objective :To compare Clinical effects in Extraction of Impacted Mandibular Wisdom Teeth .Methods :One hundred and thirty patients with impacted mandibular wisdom teeth on both sides were treated .One side was treated Using Methods of Turbine Drill ,and the other using Dental Chisel .All operations are finished by a senior attending physician .The patients were conducted return visit after 3 days ,to compare thereaction and damage after The operation .Results :There were significant differences between two groups .In the extraction of impacted teeth , the average operation time by turbine drill was shorter than that by Dental Chisel .results :The method of dental chisel is superior to turbine drill in the extraction of impacted mandibular wisdom teeth .Compared with traditional method ,the operation time of it was shorter and the operation reaction was lighter .%  目的:比较下颌阻生智齿拔除应用的疗效。方法:双侧下颌阻生智齿130人,共260颗下颌阻生齿,一侧阻生齿用高速涡轮钻,另一侧用劈冠凿骨法,手术由同一位高年资主治医师完成。术后3天复诊。比较两组术后反应及损伤情况。结果:两组患者在上述指标的比较中有显著性差异,但使用高速涡轮钻组平均手术时间较劈冠凿骨法组显著缩短。结论:高速涡轮钻在下颌阻生齿拔除中与传统手法相比较有手术时间短、术后反应轻的优点。

  14. [Successful treatment using detachable coils for traumatic carotid cavernous fistula as a complication of transsphenoidal surgery for a pituitary adenoma: a case report].

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    Kobayashi, N; Abe, T; Furuya, H; Dohi, K; Shimazu, M; Sasaki, K; Izumiyama, H; Matsumoto, K; Ohki, S; Nemoto, S

    2000-02-01

    We report a case of a patient with traumatic carotid cavernous fistula (CCF) caused by transnasal-transsphenoidal surgery, who was successfully treated using detachable coils. A 47-year-old man was admitted to our hospital because of severe headache. He was confirmed to have a nonfunctioning pituitary adenoma with presellar-type sphenoid sinus. Cerebral angiography initially disclosed no vascular lesions. A transnasal-transsphenoidal adenomectomy was performed. When the anterior wall of the sphenoid sinus was dissected with a chisel, the chisel deeply stuck into the posterolateral part of the sinus. Profuse arterial bleeding was observed through the sphenoid sinus. The bleeding was stopped easily by compression and packing with bone wax. The operation was continued, the sellar floor was opened widely and the tumor was removed subtotally. The medial wall of the cavernous sinus was intact. Histological examination revealed a pituitary adenoma. Immediately after surgery, the patient noticed a bruit. He developed chemosis and abducent palsy on the right side. Cerebral angiography displayed a high-flow CCF, which was attributed to the carotid artery injury caused by the transnasal-transsphenoidal surgery. The CCF disappeared after two-staged embolization using detachable coils, 1st transvenous and 2nd transarterial. Ten months later, cerebral angiography showed persistent occlusion of the fistula, and the patient experienced no tumor recurrence. It is suggested that drilling is a safer procedure than using a chisel for dissection of a sphenoid sinus with incomplete pneumatization. Endovascular treatment using detachable coils proved useful to manage the CCF, an unusual complication of transsphenoidal surgery.

  15. Researches on evaluation of smooth entrance in cutting using electrical current. A case study

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    Diţu Valentin

    2017-01-01

    Full Text Available At metal drilling, at the beginning of the process, the cutting tool in the chisel edge zone, frictions and plastically deforms the material, and then enters in cutting. If the drill is entered smoothly in cutting with a special device, its life is increased. The paper presents how the electrical current at cutting is used for the evaluation of smooth entrance in cutting in comparison with classical cutting. These are demonstrated for 41MoC11 steel drilled with a set of 30 tools having 8 mm diameter.

  16. Researches on evaluation of smooth entrance in cutting using electrical current. A case study

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    Diţu Valentin; Oancea Gheorghe; Daicu Raluca

    2017-01-01

    At metal drilling, at the beginning of the process, the cutting tool in the chisel edge zone, frictions and plastically deforms the material, and then enters in cutting. If the drill is entered smoothly in cutting with a special device, its life is increased. The paper presents how the electrical current at cutting is used for the evaluation of smooth entrance in cutting in comparison with classical cutting. These are demonstrated for 41MoC11 steel drilled with a set of 30 tools having 8 mm d...

  17. Occurrence of Euplatypus parallelus, Euplatypus sp. (col.: Euplatypodidae and Xyleborus affinis (col.: Scolytidae in Pinus sp. in Ribas do Rio Pardo, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil

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    Zanuncio José Cola

    2002-01-01

    Full Text Available Wood borer species of the families Euplatypodidae and Scolytidae were observed attacking trees of Pinus sp. in the Municipality of Ribas do Rio Pardo, state of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, in March 2000. This plantation had been previously burned in an accidental fire in January 2000, causing the trees to become partially or totally unhealthy, rendering them more susceptible to attack of these pests. Galleries of these wood borers were opened with a chisel to observe parameters such as their direction and form of these galleries. Species observed as wood borers of Pinus sp. were Euplatypus parallelus, Euplatypus sp. (Coleoptera: Euplatypodidae and Xyleborus affinis (Coleoptera: Scolytidae.

  18. Ahorro energético en el tractor agrícola. Determinación del lastrado y presión de inflado óptima para diferentes labores agrícolas

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    Berasain Orradre, Iñigo

    2016-01-01

    El objetivo de este trabajo fin de carrera es estudiar los factores que influyen directamente en el patinaje en las labores que demandan una gran tracción como son el laboreo con arado de vertedera y chisel. El trabajo se va a realizar en una explotación cerealista y se va a determinar la forma de minimizar estas pérdidas de energía mediante la presión óptima de inflado de las ruedas y el lastrado adecuado. Para realizar dicho estudio contamos con un tractor marca John Deere modelo 6800 d...

  19. MRI findings of type II sacral agenesis: A case report and literature review

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    Lee, Sang A; Kim, Myung Soon; Kwon, Woo Cheol [Dept. of Radiology, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju Severance Christian Hospital, Wonju (Korea, Republic of)

    2016-07-15

    Sacral agenesis (or caudal regression syndrome) is a rare congenital anomaly involving various levels of coccygeal, sacral, and even lumbar or lower thoracic vertebral dysgenesis, as well as spinal cord abnormalities. A few cases have been previously reported in Korea, especially based upon MRI findings. We describe a case of a 4-year-old girl with partially bilateral agenesis of the sacrum (type II), and club-shaped (chisel-shaped) spinal cord disruption. We also review MRI findings of sacral agenesis, focused on classification and radiological findings.

  20. Gold and Silver Inlaid Bronze Sheep

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    2000-01-01

    Gold and silver inlaying is a metal processing technique popular during the Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 B. C.) and the Warring States Period (475-221 B. C.). Patterns on the surface of the bronze figure are chiselled out and gold and silver threads (which can be as thin as hair) are inlaid. Finally the whole figure is filed and polished resulting in a splendid artistic work highlighting the different colours of the three different kinds of metal. The artifact shown here was unearthed from Ningxia'...

  1. Brows Short and Brows Long

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    1995-01-01

    QIAO is a beautician. Qiao is my friend. She has a pair of nimble hands. She tattoos eyebrows for her customers which look just as real as if they were beautiful and natural. Qiao is a pretty young woman. Her eyes are bright and intelligent, her lips as fresh as a cherry, her nose well-chiseled, and her skin as fair as snow. She is also gentle and kind. What’s more, Qiao is a successful woman; she has helped set up three beauty

  2. Rehabilitation treatment after operation for lower back interveterbral disc protrusion%腰椎间盘突出症术后的康复治疗

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    2001-01-01

    @@Background: Most operation treating the lower back interveterbral disc protrusion apply posterior vertebral lamina fenestration an half vertebral lamina removing or vertebral lamina removing, the vertebral tube was opened and the nucleus pulposus was removed, while all these methods caused weakened spinal column stability. Satisfactory treating results may be gained with the horizontal and vertical chiseling and reserved replanting of vertebral lamina designed according to biodynamic principles. Objective: To discuss the treating effects of reserved replanting of vertebral lamina and rehabilitation treatment after operation in lower back intervertebral disc protrusion. Unit:Second People's Hospital of Ningxia.

  3. Ultrasonic/Sonic Jackhammer

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    Bar-Cohen, Yoseph; Sherrit, Stewart; Herz, Jack

    2005-01-01

    An ultrasonic/sonic jackhammer (USJ) is the latest in a series of related devices. Each of these devices cuts into a brittle material by means of hammering and chiseling actions of a tool bit excited with a combination of ultrasonic and sonic vibrations. A small-scale prototype of the USJ has been demonstrated. A fully developed, full-scale version of the USJ would be used for cutting through concrete, rocks, hard asphalt, and other materials to which conventional pneumatic jackhammers are applied, but the USJ would offer several advantages over conventional pneumatic jackhammers.

  4. INFLUENCE OF SOIL TILLAGE AND LOW HERBICIDE DOSES ON WEED POPULATIONS AND SPRING BARLEY YIELD

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    Mira Knežević

    2003-06-01

    Full Text Available The influence of different tillage variants and low herbicide doses of triasulfuron & chlortoluron mixture (Dicuran forte 80 WP on weed populations and crop yield were studied in spring barley on lessive pseudogley soil in North-Eastern Croatia at the Čačinci locality in 1999. Tillage had no significant influence on annual broad-leaved weed biomass production, which was 22 kg ha-1 , on the average. Chisel ploughing and disk harrowing significantly increased perennial weed biomass by 21 and 44 times, respectively compared to mouldboard ploughing. The average efficacy of total weed biomass control was 95, 89 and 81% at full, onehalf and one-quarter of the recommended herbicide dose, respectively and did not differ very much between tillage treatments. Both reduced herbicide doses ensured very good biomass control of the most abundant weed populations such as Ambrosia artemisiifolia L., Chenopodium album L., Ch. polyspermum L. and Polygonum lapathifolium L. No significant tillage and herbicide dose effects were recorded in barley yields, which ranked from 4.93 t ha-1 in chisel ploughing to 4.48 t ha-1 in disk harrowing. These results suggested a possibility of mouldboard ploughing substitution with reduced tillage practices on lessive pseudogley soil and herbicide dose reduction of triasulfuron & chlortoluron mixture to 50% or more in spring barley.

  5. Differences in bill form of the oystercatcher haematopus ostralegus; a dynamic adaptation to specific foraging techniques

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    Swennen, C.; De Bruijn, L. L. M.; Duiven, P.; Leopold, M. F.; Marteijn, E. C. L.

    In wintering European oystercatchers 3 bill types: pointed, chisel-shaped, and blunt were found as well as their intermediates. The distribution of the different bill types varied widely in both time and space. Pointed bills had a larger mean length than both chisel-shaped and blunt bills, and occurred more often in young birds than in adults, and more often in females than in males. On an average, females had longer bills than males. In oystercatchers in the Wadden Sea area bill length was found to increase with age, but in the Delta area no increase was found. In semi-natural cage experiments each bill type proved to be most suitable for a specific manner of localization and handling of prey. Bills of individual oystercatchers were shown to change shape when the bird was forced to change its feeding method. A change in method accompanied by a gradual change in bill form only caused a temporary loss of feeding efficiency. It is concluded that differences in bill length influence prey choice and feeding method and hence induce different bill forms. Age- and sex-dependent differences in bill length and form, together with the ability of the individual to adapt bill form and feeding behaviour, enable the oystercatcher to lessen interspecific competition and to respond to changing environmental conditions.

  6. Correction of resistance to penetration by pedofunctions and a reference soil water content

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    Moacir Tuzzin de Moraes

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available The soil penetration resistance is an important indicator of soil compaction and is strongly influenced by soil water content. The objective of this study was to develop mathematical models to normalize soil penetration resistance (SPR, using a reference value of gravimetric soil water content (U. For this purpose, SPR was determined with an impact penetrometer, in an experiment on a Dystroferric Red Latossol (Rhodic Eutrudox, at six levels of soil compaction, induced by mechanical chiseling and additional compaction by the traffic of a harvester (four, eight, 10, and 20 passes; in addition to a control treatment under no-tillage, without chiseling or additional compaction. To broaden the range of U values, SPR was evaluated in different periods. Undisturbed soil cores were sampled to quantify the soil bulk density (BD. Pedotransfer functions were generated correlating the values of U and BD to the SPR values. By these functions, the SPR was adequately corrected for all U and BD data ranges. The method requires only SPR and U as input variables in the models. However, different pedofunctions are needed according to the soil layer evaluated. After adjusting the pedotransfer functions, the differences in the soil compaction levels among the treatments, previously masked by variations of U, became detectable.

  7. Shear Strengthening of RC Beams Using Sprayed Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer

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    Sayed Mohamad Soleimani

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available The effectiveness of externally bonded sprayed glass fiber reinforced polymer (Sprayed GFRP in shear strengthening of RC beams under quasi-static loading is investigated. Different techniques were utilized to enhance the bond between concrete and Sprayed GFRP, involving the use of through bolts and nuts paired with concrete surface preparation through sandblasting and through the use of a pneumatic chisel prior to Sprayed GFRP application. It was found that roughening the concrete surface using a pneumatic chisel and using through bolts and nuts were the most effective techniques. Also, Sprayed GFRP applied on 3 sides (U-shaped was found to be more effective than 2-sided Sprayed GFRP in shear strengthening. Sprayed GFRP increased the shear load-carrying capacity and energy absorption capacities of RC beams. It was found that the load-carrying capacity of strengthened RC beams was related to an effective strain of applied Sprayed GFRP. This strain was related to Sprayed GFRP configuration and the technique used to enhance the concrete-FRP bond. Finally, an equation was proposed to calculate the contribution of Sprayed GFRP in the shear strength of an RC beam.

  8. Tool-related injuries among amateur and professional woodworkers.

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    Becker, T M; Trinkaus, K M; Buckley, D I

    1996-10-01

    Although woodworking is a popular hobby and the woodworking industry employs thousands of workers nationwide, few studies have examined injuries associated with this activity, especially in relation to woodshop tool use. We conducted a survey of amateur and professional woodworkers (n = 283) in New Mexico to determine histories and rates of tool-specific injuries. Injuries associated with woodshop tool use were reported by 64% of all respondents. Hammers, chisels/gouges, and table saws were most frequently reported in association with injuries, although the highest tool-specific injury rates were associated with use of jointer-planers (4.9 injuries per 1000 person-hours of use), chisels/ gouges (3.3 injuries), and drill presses (3.1 injuries). One third reported tool use-associated injuries that were severe enough to require professional medical attention; 5% of all respondents suffered partial amputations. Courses in the safe use of shop tools may help to reduce rates of injuries among woodworkers.

  9. Crop and Soil Responses to Using Corn Stover as a Bioenergy Feedstock: Observations from the Northern US Corn Belt

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    Jane M. F. Johnson

    2013-02-01

    Full Text Available Corn (Zea mays L. stover is a potential bioenergy feedstock, but little is known about the impacts of reducing stover return on yield and soil quality in the Northern US Corn Belt. Our study objectives were to measure the impact of three stover return rates (Full (~7.8 Mg ha−1 yr−1, Moderate (~3.8 Mg ha−1 yr−1 or Low (~1.5 Mg ha yr−1 Return on corn and soybean (Glycine max. L [Merr.] yields and on soil dynamic properties on a chisel-tilled (Chisel field, and well- (NT1995 or newly- (NT2005 established no-till managed fields. Stover return rate did not affect corn and soybean yields except under NT1995 where Low Return (2.88 Mg ha−1 reduced yields compared with Full and Moderate Return (3.13 Mg ha−1. In NT1995 at 0–5 cm depth, particulate organic matter in Full Return and Moderate Return (14.3 g kg−1 exceeded Low Return (11.3 g kg−1. In NT2005, acid phosphatase activity was reduced about 20% in Low Return compared to Full Return. Also the Low Return had an increase in erodible-sized dry aggregates at the soil surface compared to Full Return. Three or fewer cycles of stover treatments revealed little evidence for short-term impacts on crop yield, but detected subtle soil changes that indicate repeated harvests may have negative consequences if stover removed.

  10. Bad split during bilateral sagittal split osteotomy of the mandible with separators: a retrospective study of 427 patients.

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    Mensink, Gertjan; Verweij, Jop P; Frank, Michael D; Eelco Bergsma, J; Richard van Merkesteyn, J P

    2013-09-01

    An unfavourable fracture, known as a bad split, is a common operative complication in bilateral sagittal split osteotomy (BSSO). The reported incidence ranges from 0.5 to 5.5%/site. Since 1994 we have used sagittal splitters and separators instead of chisels for BSSO in our clinic in an attempt to prevent postoperative hypoaesthesia. Theoretically an increased percentage of bad splits could be expected with this technique. In this retrospective study we aimed to find out the incidence of bad splits associated with BSSO done with splitters and separators. We also assessed the risk factors for bad splits. The study group comprised 427 consecutive patients among whom the incidence of bad splits was 2.0%/site, which is well within the reported range. The only predictive factor for a bad split was the removal of third molars at the same time as BSSO. There was no significant association between bad splits and age, sex, class of occlusion, or the experience of the surgeon. We think that doing a BSSO with splitters and separators instead of chisels does not increase the risk of a bad split, and is therefore safe with predictable results.

  11. Soil Properties and Plant Biomass Production in Natural Rangeland Management Systems

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    Romeu de Souza Werner

    Full Text Available ABSTRACT Improper management of rangelands can cause land degradation and reduce the economic efficiency of livestock activity. The aim of this study was to evaluate soil properties and quantify plant biomass production in four natural rangeland management systems in the Santa Catarina Plateau (Planalto Catarinense of Brazil. The treatments, which included mowed natural rangeland (NR, burned natural rangeland (BR, natural rangeland improved through the introduction of plant species after harrowing (IH, and natural rangeland improved through the introduction of plant species after chisel plowing (IC, were evaluated in a Nitossolo Bruno (Nitisol. In the improved treatments, soil acidity was corrected, phosphate fertilizer was applied, and intercropped annual ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum, velvet grass (Holcus lanatus, and white clover (Trifolium repens were sown. Management systems with harrowed or chisel plowed soil showed improved soil physical properties; however, the effect decreased over time and values approached those of burned and mowed natural rangelands. Natural rangeland systems in the establishment phase had little influence on soil organic C. The mowed natural rangeland and improved natural rangeland exhibited greater production of grazing material, while burning the field decreased production and increased the proportion of weeds. Improvement of the natural rangelands increased leguminous biomass for pasture.

  12. Outcomes of impacted mandibular third molar extraction with different tooth separation techniques%不同分牙方式拔除低位阻生下颌第三磨牙的临床效果分析

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    董建辉; 朱亚琴

    2011-01-01

    Objective To observe and compare the outcomes of impacted mandibular third molar extraction with different tooth separation techniques. Methods One hundred and fifty low and medial impacted mandibular third molars in 150 patients were selected, and were extracted with traditional hammer and chisel technique ( n = 50), hammer and chisel + "T"typed tooth separation technique ( n = 50) and turbine + "T" typed tooth separation technique ( n = 50), respectively. The incidences of postoperative reactions ( regional swelling and pain) and complications were compared among groups. Results The incidence of severe postoperative regional swelling in patients treated with turbine + "T" typed tooth separation technique was significantly lower than that in those treated with traditional hammer and chisel technique (16% vs 34%, P < 0.05).The incidences of postoperative Ⅲ degree pain in patients with traditional hammer and chisel technique, hammer and chisel +"T" typed tooth separation technique and turbine + "T" typed tooth separation technique were 36%, 20% and 4%,respectively, and there were significant differences among patients treated with different techniques ( P < 0. 05). The incidences of postoperative complications such as numbness of lower lip, extraction of lorum together with dental root and fever in patients treated with hammer and chisel + "T" typed tooth separation technique and turbine + "T" typed tooth separation technique were significantly lower than those in patients treated with traditional hammer and chisel technique (P < 0.05). Conclusion Compared with traditional hammer and chisel technique, turbine + "T" typed tooth separation technique works better in extraction of impacted mandibular third molars with less postoperative reactions and complications.%目的 观察和比较以不同分牙方式拔除低位阻生下颌第三磨牙的临床效果.方法 选取第三磨牙低位水平、近中阻生或完全骨埋伏阻生的150例患者作

  13. Direct effects of tillage on the activity density of ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) weed seed predators.

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    Shearin, A F; Reberg-Horton, S C; Gallandt, E R

    2007-10-01

    Ground beetles are well known as beneficial organisms in agroecosystems, contributing to the predation of a wide range of animal pests and weed seeds. Tillage has generally been shown to have a negative effect on ground beetles, but it is not known whether this is because of direct mortality or the result of indirect losses resulting from dispersal caused by habitat deterioration. In 2005, field experiments measured direct, tillage-induced mortality, of four carabid weed seed predators, Harpalus rufipes DeGeer, Agonum muelleri Herbst, Anisodactylus merula Germar, and Amara cupreolata Putzeys, and one arthropod predator, Pterostichus melanarius Illiger, common to agroecosystems in the northeastern United States. Three tillage treatments (moldboard plow, chisel plow, and rotary tillage) were compared with undisturbed controls at two sites (Stillwater and Presque Isle) and at two dates (July and August) in Maine. Carabid activity density after disturbance was measured using fenced pitfall traps installed immediately after tillage to remove any effects of dispersal. Rotary tillage and moldboard plowing reduced weed seed predator activity density 52 and 54%, respectively. Carabid activity density after chisel plowing was similar to the undisturbed control. This trend was true for each of the weed seed predator species studied. However, activity density of the arthropod predator P. melanarius was reduced by all tillage types, indicating a greater sensitivity to tillage than the four weed seed predator species. These results confirm the need to consider both direct and indirect effects of management in studies of invertebrate seed predators.

  14. Scaling and adaptations of incisors and cheek teeth in caviomorph rodents (Rodentia, Hystricognathi).

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    Becerra, Federico; Vassallo, Aldo I; Echeverría, Alejandra I; Casinos, Adrià

    2012-10-01

    The South American hystricognath rodents are one of the most diverse mammalian clades considering their occupied habitats, locomotor modes and body sizes. This might have been partly evolved by diversification of their masticatory apparatus' structure and its ecological commitment, for example, chisel-tooth digging. In this phylogeny-based comparative study, we test the relationship between ecological behavior and mechanical features of their incisors and molariforms. In 33 species of nine families of caviomorph rodents, we analyze incisor attributes related to structural stress resistance and molar features related with grinding capacity, for example, second moment of inertia and enamel index (EI) (enamel band length/occlusal surface area), respectively. Most of these variables scaled isometrically to body mass, with a strong phylogenetic effect. A principal component analysis discrimination on the EI clustered the species according to their geographic distribution. We presume that selective pressures in Andean-Patagonian regions, on particular feeding habits and chisel-tooth digging behaviors, have modeled the morphological characteristics of the teeth. Subterranean/burrower ctenomyids, coruros, and plains viscachas showed the highest bending/torsion strength and anchorage values for incisors; a simplified enamel pattern in molariforms would be associated with a better grinding of the more abrasive vegetation present in more open and drier biomes.

  15. Quantification of Soil Physical Properties by Using X-Ray Computerized Tomography (CT) and Standard Laboratory (STD) Methods

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    Maria Ambert Sanchez

    2003-12-12

    The implementation of x-ray computerized tomography (CT) on agricultural soils has been used in this research to quantify soil physical properties to be compared with standard laboratory (STD) methods. The overall research objective was to more accurately quantify soil physical properties for long-term management systems. Two field studies were conducted at Iowa State University's Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm near Nashua, IA using two different soil management strategies. The first field study was conducted in 1999 using continuous corn crop rotation for soil under chisel plow with no-till treatments. The second study was conducted in 2001 and on soybean crop rotation for the same soil but under chisel plow and no-till practices with wheel track and no-wheel track compaction treatments induced by a tractor-manure wagon. In addition, saturated hydraulic (K{sub s}) conductivity and the convection-dispersion (CDE) model were also applied using long-term soil management systems only during 2001. The results obtained for the 1999 field study revealed no significant differences between treatments and laboratory methods, but significant differences were found at deeper depths of the soil column for tillage treatments. The results for standard laboratory procedure versus CT method showed significant differences at deeper depths for the chisel plow treatment and at the second lower depth for no-till treatment for both laboratory methods. The macroporosity distribution experiment showed significant differences at the two lower depths between tillage practices. Bulk density and percent porosity had significant differences at the two lower depths of the soil column. The results obtained for the 2001 field study showed no significant differences between tillage practices and compaction practices for both laboratory methods, but significant differences between tillage practices with wheel track and no-wheel compaction treatments were found along the soil

  16. The first cut-off wall in the Indian Himalayas for the dam of the Dhauliganga hydroelectric project

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    Brunner, W.G. [Bauer Maschinen GmbH, Berlin (Germany)

    2006-07-01

    This paper provided details a Bauer cutter used to build a cut-off wall for the Dhaulinganga power plant project in the Himalayan mountains. The dam for the project was built as a 56 m high concrete-faced rockfill dam with a length of 270 m at the crown. A cut-off wall was constructed on the upstream side of the dam extending down from the dam's plinth to the bedrock level. A Bauer cutter was used to key the cut-off wall straight into the bedrock, which omitted the need for a grout curtain. The cut-off wall is 1 m thick and 70 m deep, with a total area of 8000 m{sup 2}. The wall was constructed as a series of primary and secondary panels. Excavation of the panels was carried out in single bites by the Bauer DHG hydraulic diaphragm wall grabs, supported a box chisel, cross chisel and a Bauer BC 40 rock cutter. Trench stability was provided by bentonite slurry. The closing forces were activated by a cylinder which was installed vertically inside the base body. The Bauer cutter continuously removed soil and rock from the bottom of the trench for mixing with the bentonite slurry. The slurry was then pumped through a ring main of hose pipes to a desanding plant where it was cleaned and returned to the trench. Advantages offered by using the cutter included a consistently high output, an extremely high degree of verticality, watertight joints, and the ability to cut through hard boulders. Use of the cutter at the Dhaulinganga site showed that the project could not be carried out successfully without the use of the cutter, which was used whenever grab and chisel methods were unable to achieve satisfactory rates of penetration. Deployment of the cutter was essential to key the cut-off wall into the underlying bedrock. It was concluded that the Dhualinganga project will provide a model for future power generation projects in the Indian Himalayas. 11 figs.

  17. Balanço de nutrientes em povoamento de Eucalyptus saligna implantado sobre Cambissolo Háplico no RS Nutrient balance in plantation of Eucalyptus saligna planted on Inceptisol in Rio Grande do Sul

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    Michael Mazurana

    2011-09-01

    Full Text Available A fragilidade de um sistema florestal pode ser avaliada através do balanço de nutrientes, destacando a eficiência da ciclagem sendo que, em certos casos, a adubação deve ser utilizada para manter ou elevar a produtividade do sistema. Objetivou-se com este estudo avaliar o comportamento de diferentes sistemas de preparo de solo em Cambissolo Háplico e sua influência nas perdas de nutrientes transportados por erosão em área cultivada com Eucalyptus saligna. Os tratamentos foram constituídos por quatro métodos de preparo do solo: subsolagem interrompida com resíduo (SIR, subsolagem contínua com resíduo (SCR, subsolagem contínua sem resíduo (SSR e coveamento mecânico (CME, em delineamento de blocos ao acaso com três repetições por tratamento. O sistema SSR apresentou as maiores perdas de nutrientes quando comparadas com as dos outros métodos de preparo de solo. As maiores perdas de nutrientes pela erosão hídrica foram, pela ordem, K > Ca > Mg > P > Cu > B. Os sistemas de preparo SIR e SSR apresentaram os maiores teores de nutrientes contidos na parte aérea e o menor balanço nutricional, respectivamente.The forest system fragility can be evaluated through nutrient balance, with an emphasis in the cycling efficiency to maintain or elevate of productivity of system. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of different soil tillage systems on nutrient losses transported by erosion on an Inceptisol with Eucalyptus saligna. Four tillage systems were tested: interrupted deep chiseling with residue (SIR, continuous deep chiseling with residue (SCR, continuous deep chiseling without residue (SSR and mechanical pitting (CME. The SIR system showed the greatest nutrient losses. The loss of nutrients was higher by water erosion, in the following order, K > Ca > Mg > P > Cu > B. SIR and SSR tillage systems had the highest levels of nutrients in shoots and lower nutritional balance, respectively.

  18. A balsa violin

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    Waltham, Chris

    2009-01-01

    Almost half a century ago John Schelleng determined the scaling rules that show how violins can be made from nontraditional materials. These principles suggest that balsa wood may be a possible, if unlikely, construction material. To test this idea, a balsa violin was constructed and found to be playable. Its vibrational behavior is shown to be in agreement with Schelleng's scaling rules. The instrument was not difficult to build, and its construction can be repeated by anyone of moderate skill with a chisel and sandpaper and access to an audio frequency analysis program. The reward is a tactile appreciation for the vibrational behavior of materials and the physics of musical instruments that is difficult to gain otherwise.

  19. Trial Excavation at the Xujiafen Site in Xiaogan City,Hubei%湖北孝感市徐家坟遗址试掘

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    孝感市博物馆

    2001-01-01

    This site lies to the west of Xujiawan, Guiqiao village, Xiaogan city, Hubei province,and occupies a total area of 30,000 sq m. The remains belong to the Neolithic and early Shang cultures.The former category includes an ash-pit and artifacts of the pottery ding tripod, vat-shaped object, jar,urn, plate, bowl, dou stemmed vessel, cup, vessel cover and spindle whorl, and the stone axe, adze,chisel and arrowhead. The latter comprises the pottery jar, large-mouthed zun vase, urn, plate, dou and vat-shaped object. According to the characteristic features of the objects, the Neolithic group of remains should be assigned to the Shijiahe culture, while the early Shang group must have directly developed from cultural complexes in the Central Plains as some of its objects are similar to those from Hubei Huangpi Panlongcheng and some resemble those from Erlitou and upper Erligang.

  20. Study on comprehensive properties of duplex austenitic surfacing alloys for impacting abrasion

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    2000-01-01

    In this paper, comprehensive property crack resistance, work hardening and abrasion resistance of a series of double-phases austenitic alloys(FAW) has been studied by means of SEM, TEM and type MD-10 impacting wear test machine. FAW alloys are of middle chromium and low manganese, including Fe-Cr-Mo-C alloy,Fe-Cr-Mn-C alloy and Fe-Cr-Mn-Ni-C alloy, that are designed for working in condition of impacting abrasion resistance hardfacing.Study results show that the work hardening mechanism of FAW alloys are mainly deformation high dislocation density and dynamic carbide aging, the form of wearing is plastic chisel cutting. Adjusting the amount of carbon, nickel, manganese and other elements in austenitic phase area, the FAW alloy could fit different engineering conditions of high impacting, high temperature and so on.

  1. Separating detection and catalog production

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    Akhlaghi, Mohammad

    2016-01-01

    In the coming era of massive surveys (e.g. LSST, SKA), the role of the database designers and the algorithms they choose to adopt becomes the decisive factor in scientific progress. Systems that allow/encourage users/scientists to be more creative with the reduction/analysis algorithms can greatly enhance scientific productivity. The separation/modularity of the detection processes and catalog production is one proposal for achieving `Reduction/analysis algorithms for large databases and vice versa' (a key theme for the 26th ADASS). With the new noise-based detection paradigm, non-parametric detection is now possible for astronomical objects to very low surface brightness limits. In our implementation, one software (NoiseChisel) is in charge of detection and another (MakeCatalog) is in charge of catalog production. This modularity has many advantages for pipeline developers, and more importantly, it empowers scientific curiosity and creativity.

  2. Sexual Objectification of Pinoy Males in Billboard Advertisements

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    Agon Pacoma Marc

    2017-01-01

    Full Text Available Male models in skimpy undergarments showing their Adonislike physique, presented in sexualized poses with disturbing bulges or crotches is one of the common landscapes in the Philippine advertising today. The author found the conflicting idea of a nation rich in morals, values and principles but endure high profanity or obscenity through sexualized male bodies as seen in billboards of fashion brands and gratification of visual desire among its spectators. Advertising promotes this phenomenon stimulating the idea that sex truly sells, male models are objectified as sexual objects capturing consumers’ attention resulting to persuasion and eventual consumption of the product. Ads showing Pinoy males’ chiselled bodies in silhouettes communicating sexual innuendos constitute a contemporary marketing technique; a ploy for companies to earn profit yet an avenue for public scrutiny and moral outcry.

  3. Produtividade de soja e milho após coberturas de inverno e descompactação mecânica do solo Soybean and corn yield after soil winter covers and soil mechanical loosening

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    Henrique Debiasi

    2010-06-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo deste trabalho foi avaliar o efeito de coberturas de inverno e da descompactação mecânica do solo sobre o desempenho de soja e milho, em sistema de plantio direto. Foram conduzidos dois experimentos em Eldorado do Sul, RS, sobre Argissolo Vermelho compactado, nas safras 2005/2006 e 2006/2007. No primeiro, o delineamento experimental foi em blocos ao acaso, com parcelas subdivididas. Os tratamentos consistiram de duas profundidades teóricas de atuação da haste sulcadora da semeadora (0,06 e 0,12 m, subparcela e de três tipos de coberturas do solo no inverno (parcela: pousio, aveia-preta (Avena strigosa e aveia-preta+ervilhaca (Vicia Sativa. Em 2006, a cobertura aveia-preta+ervilhaca foi substituída por nabo-forrageiro (Raphanus sativus. No segundo experimento, realizado em blocos ao acaso, o solo foi escarificado e os tratamentos consistiram do uso de aveia-preta ou nabo-forrageiro como cobertura de inverno. Os cultivos de cobertura reduziram a compactação superficial do solo (0-0,06 m em comparação ao pousio e, na safra 2006/2007, sob condições de baixa disponibilidade hídrica, proporcionaram maior produtividade de milho e soja. Isso não se repetiu em 2006/2007, quando a disponibilidade hídrica foi adequada. O aumento da profundidade de atuação das hastes sulcadoras não influenciou a produtividade da soja e do milho. A escarificação reduziu a produtividade da soja e do milho em relação ao SPD contínuo.The objective of this work was to evaluate the effect of soil winter covers and soil mechanical loosening on soybean and corn yield, in no-tillage system. Two experiments were carried oud in Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil, in a compacted Argissolo Vermelho (Haplic Acrisol, in the 2005/2006 and 2006/2007 crop seasons. The first experiment was carried out in a complete block design, with a split plot arrangement. The treatments were two theoretical working depths of a driller chisel-type furrow opener (0.06 and 0

  4. Kulturplanlægning som social innovation

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    Delica, Kristian Nagel

    2016-01-01

    criticized and this article chisels out and expands the critique. It builds on a specific strand of cultural planning research, namely what Greg Young coins as «culturized» planning. A strand that’s intrinsically territorial in its focus, aimed at cross cutting administrative sectors and broadly concerned...... with the mobilization of cultural resources and cultural institutions. The article adds to the growing literature on cultural planning by aligning it with recent research on social innovation and integrated area development. The empirical vantage point is an analysis of a concrete development project in disintegrated...... urban areas in Denmark – namely the formation of library based community centers. The analysis discusses the actual work done in the community centers during the time of the projects. The article concludes by stating, that culturized planning holds the potential to develop disadvantaged urban areas...

  5. Respuesta del girasol a diferentes profundidades de incorporación del fertilizante Response of sunflower to deep fertilization

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    Peña C. Jorge

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    Full Text Available El estudio se realizó con el objetivo de analizar la respuesta del girasol a la fertilización a diferentes profundidades. Los tratamientos fueron: incorporación del fertilizante a 10 cm con rastrillo pulidor, a 15 cm con rastra-arado, a 25 cm con arado de discos y a 30 cm con cincel-abonador; testigo absoluto sin fertilizar. Se presentaron incrementos en rendimiento a la incorporación del fertilizante a 30 cm, mostrando diferencias altamente significativas con la fertilización a 10 cm y el testigo, los incrementos en rendimiento fueron de 64.9% y 109.7% en promedio para cada uno de los semestres. Igualmente, se observaron aumentos en el diámetro del capítulo, en el peso de 1.000 semillas, en la altura de planta y disminución en el porcentaje de semillas vanas en el capitulo. Los porcentajes de cáscara, almendra, aceite y proteína no respondieron a la fertilización profunda. Desde el punto de vista económico, la mejor alternativa correspondió a la fertilización a 30 cm con cincel-abonador; la incorporación a 15 cm, con la rastra-arado, se presentó como según da opción con una tasa de retorno marginal aceptable, la cual para la región se estimó en 100 % como valor mínimo.The objective of the study was to analize the response in yield and other agronomic characteristics of sunflower based on different depths of fertilizer application. The treatments were application of fertilizer 10 cm depth tandem disk harrow, 15 cm depth with disk harrow, 25 cm depth with disk plow and 30 cm depth with chisel; an absolut control was also included. The incorporation with chisel was significantly higher than disk harrow and the control, but not with tandem disk harrow and disk plow. Increments of the chisel treatment with respect to disk harrow for the two consecutive semester were thus: for yield 64.9% and 109.7%; for capitulum diameter 20.1% and 29.9%: for weight of 1.000 seeds 34.7% and 37.1 % for plant height 15.6 % and 27.7 %, and a

  6. Sculpture and Life. The Relation Between Form of Sculpture and Musical Character in the Sound Stone by Pinuccio Sciola

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    Rita Ladogana

    2015-07-01

    Full Text Available The paper describes the most significant results that the Sardinian sculptor Pinuccio Sciola has reached in a lot of years with diligence and artistic research.From the big monoliths to the seeds of peace, until the surprising discovery of lithophones, the path reveals complex results that contemplate, with particular insistence in production of latter years, a close connection between sculpture, music and architecture. From when Sciola discovers that the large blocks of basalt and of limestone, which he always treated with the chisel or the emery disc, supervise soul music, the creative act focuses only in a researches about a perfect summary of sculptural object with a clear aesthetic value and acoustic sound-sculpting potential. The voice of matter emanates extraordinary sounds conditioned, beyond that the action of the artist, by the interaction with elements of nature, with atmospheric elements, with all reality that surrounds them.

  7. Soap-stone in architecture of North European cities. A nomination as a candidate for a Global Heritage Stones Resource

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    2016-04-01

    Soap stone represents soft Proterozoic rock type from the deposit Nunnalahti situated on the western shore of the big Lake Pielinen in Eastern Finland. It consists of talc (40 - 50 %), magnesite MgCO3 (40 - 50 %), chlorite (5 - 8 %), dolomite, calcite, etc. The colour of the stone is very spectacular and varies from yellow and brownish-yellow to grey, greenish grey. The soft stone is a highly workable material for a sculptor's chisel. It was one of the most popular ornamental rocks used architecture of the Modern style in St Petersburg, Helsinki, Turku, Tampere and other North European cities lately in the XIX-th centuries. Examples are given and discussed. References: Bulakh, A.G., Abakumova, N.B., and Romanovsky, J.V. St Petersburg: a History in Stone. 2010. Print House of St Petersburg State University. 173 p. (In English).

  8. Endotoxins in surgical instruments of hip arthroplasty

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    Vania Regina Goveia

    2016-06-01

    Full Text Available Abstract OBJECTIVE To investigate endotoxins in sterilized surgical instruments used in hip arthroplasties. METHOD A descriptive exploratory study conducted in a public teaching hospital. Six types of surgical instruments were selected, namely: acetabulum rasp, femoral rasp, femoral head remover, chisel box, flexible bone reamer and femoral head test. The selection was based on the analysis of the difficulty in removing bone and blood residues during cleaning. The sample was made up of 60 surgical instruments, which were tested for endotoxins in three different stages. The EndosafeTM Gel-Clot LAL (Limulus Amebocyte Lysate method was used. RESULT There was consistent gel formation with positive analysis in eight instruments, corresponding to 13.3%, being four femoral rasps and four bone reamers. CONCLUSION Endotoxins in quantity ≥0.125 UE/mL were detected in 13.3% of the instruments tested.

  9. THE INFLUENCE OF MINIMUM TILLAGE SYSTEMS UPON THE SOIL PROPERTIES, YIELD AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN SOME ARABLE CROPS

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    Teodor RUSU

    2006-05-01

    Full Text Available The paper presents the influence of the conventional ploughing tillage technology in comparison with the minimum tillage, upon the soil properties, weed control, yield and energy efficiency in the case of maize (Zea mays L., soyabean (Glycine hispida L. and winter wheat (Triticum aestivum L. in a three years crop rotation. For all cultures within the crop rotation, the weed encroachment is maximum for the disc harrow and rotary harrow soil tillage, followed by the chisel and paraplow. The weed encroachment is minimum for the conventional ploughing tillage technology. The results of investigations showed that the yield is a conclusion soil tillage systems influence on soil properties, plant density assurance and on weed control.

  10. Evaluation of the agricultural tractor using biofuel and diesel oil; Avaliacao de um trator agricola utilizando biocombustivel e oleo diesel

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    Lopes, Reny Adilmar Prestes; Pinheiro Neto, Raimundo; Meyer, Wagner; Mendonca, Elton Costa de; Roberti, Marcelo [Universidade Estadual de Maringa (UEM), PR (Brazil)], Emails: raplopes@uem.br, rpneto@uem.br

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    Test with alternative fuels is essential to evaluate the performance of machines and engines. In this paper, the performance of a tractor in chiseling operation was evaluated using oil diesel and biofuel (oil diesel + soybean vegetable oil mixture). Speed of displacement, slip wheels, force traction bar and fuel consumption was evaluated in areas under tillage and no-tillage. The speed of displacement of the set presented similar behavior in tillage and no-tillage. Bigger values mean force in the bar of traction, slip and fuel consumptions had been observed for no-tillage with the tractor operating with diesel. Bigger values mean consumption the biofuel had been observed in areas under tillage. The coverings of the soil had influenced in the values of force bar traction, slip wheels, speed of displacement and fuel consumption. In the studied conditions, the tests demonstrate that the mixture oil diesel + soybean vegetable oil had not influenced in the performance of the tractor. (author)

  11. Pre-operative simulation of periacetabular osteotomy via a three-dimensional model constructed from salt

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    Fukushima Kensuke

    2017-01-01

    Full Text Available Introduction: Periacetabular osteotomy (PAO is an effective joint-preserving procedure for young adults with developmental dysplasia of the hip. Although PAO provides excellent radiographic and clinical results, it is a technically demanding procedure with a distinct learning curve that requires careful 3D planning and, above all, has a number of potential complications. We therefore developed a pre-operative simulation method for PAO via creation of a new full-scale model. Methods: The model was prepared from the patient’s Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM formatted data from computed tomography (CT, for construction and assembly using 3D printing technology. A major feature of our model is that it is constructed from salt. In contrast to conventional models, our model provides a more accurate representation, at a lower manufacturing cost, and requires a shorter production time. Furthermore, our model realized simulated operation normally with using a chisel and drill without easy breakage or fissure. We were able to easily simulate the line of osteotomy and confirm acetabular version and coverage after moving to the osteotomized fragment. Additionally, this model allowed a dynamic assessment that avoided anterior impingement following the osteotomy. Results: Our models clearly reflected the anatomical shape of the patient’s hip. Our models allowed for surgical simulation, making realistic use of the chisel and drill. Our method of pre-operative simulation for PAO allowed for the assessment of accurate osteotomy line, determination of the position of the osteotomized fragment, and prevented anterior impingement after the operation. Conclusion: Our method of pre-operative simulation might improve the safety, accuracy, and results of PAO.

  12. The Impact of Various Types of Tillage on the Soil Water Availability

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    2014-07-01

    Full Text Available The present study is focused on the role that various ways of soil tillage may have on the increase of soil water availability to the plant roots. The research was carried out in Tirana, Albania, and the experiment was established in a vineyard field. The soil was cultivated in three different ways (three treatments: conventional (plowing plus surface cultivation, conservative (subsoiling plus surface cultivation, conservative (chisel plowing plus surface cultivation. In order to quantify the available soil water to plants, the pF-soil moisture curves were determined. The determined pF-soil moisture curves belong to two layers: 0-25 cm and 25-50 cm, taken into consideration for each treatment. The soil water content between the field capacity (FWC and the permanent wilting point (PWP was considered as potentially available to plant roots. The results showed clearly that the way the tillage was applied has a significant effect on soil water capacity potentially available to plant roots. Loosening the soil by breaking up the impermeable layers, the conservative tillage makes possible the increase of the amount of water held by soil particles in the range between FWC and PWP, in comparison with the conventional tillage. This increase of available soil water capacity is due to the soil loosening in deeper layers of soil profile as well, which leads to the situation where the plant roots can penetrate deeper and occupy more space, consequently, drawing more water to meet their needs. Within the conservative tillage versions, sub soiling seems to be more effective in the increase of available soil water capacity comparing with the chisel plowing. The study contributes, as well, to the determination of the pF-soil moisture curves in a way that is theoretically well based. The founded curves fit with the exponential form of functions and the coefficients of determinations, for each case under study, are significant in high probability levels.

  13. EFFECTS OF DIFFERENT SOIL TILLAGE SYSTEMS ON YIELD OF MAIZE, WINTER WHEAT AND SOYBEAN ON ALBIC LUVISOL IN NORTH-WEST SLAVONIA

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    Silvio KOŠUTIĆ

    2006-05-01

    Full Text Available The paper presents comparison of three soil tillage systems in maize, winter wheat and soybean growing on anthropogenic Albic Luvisol in north-west Slavonia, Croatia, during 1996-1999. Tillage systems and implements were: 1. conventional system (CT-plough, disc-harrow and combined implement, 2. conservation system (RT-chisel plough and multitiller, 3. no-till system (NT. The aim of testing was comparison of different tillage systems energy requirement and its influence on yield. Results indicate that conventional tillage (CT system was the greatest energy consumer with 1813.10 MJ ha-1. Comparing to conventional tillage (CT system, conservation (RT system with chisel plough and multitiller spent 1133.14 MJ ha-1or 37.5 % less, while no-till (NT system required even 85.1 % less energy or 270.13 MJ ha-1. In the first season the greatest yield of maize, 7.78 Mg ha-1, achieved conventional tillage (CT system while next to it was conservation (RT system with 7.77 Mg ha-1. No-till (NT system achieved 7.56 Mg ha-1. Second season the greatest yield of winter wheat, 5.89 Mg ha-1, achieved conservation tillage (RT system. Next to it was conventional (CT system with 5.75 Mg ha-1, while no-till (NT achieved 5.73 Mg ha-1. Third season the greatest yield of soybean, 2.71 t ha-1, achieved conservation tillage (RT system again, while next to it was conventional (CT system with 2.64 Mg ha-1. No-till (NT achieved 2.61 Mg ha-1.

  14. Pre-operative simulation of periacetabular osteotomy via a three-dimensional model constructed from salt

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    Fukushima, Kensuke; Takahira, Naonobu; Uchiyama, Katsufumi; Moriya, Mitsutoshi; Takaso, Masashi

    2017-01-01

    Introduction: Periacetabular osteotomy (PAO) is an effective joint-preserving procedure for young adults with developmental dysplasia of the hip. Although PAO provides excellent radiographic and clinical results, it is a technically demanding procedure with a distinct learning curve that requires careful 3D planning and, above all, has a number of potential complications. We therefore developed a pre-operative simulation method for PAO via creation of a new full-scale model. Methods: The model was prepared from the patient’s Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) formatted data from computed tomography (CT), for construction and assembly using 3D printing technology. A major feature of our model is that it is constructed from salt. In contrast to conventional models, our model provides a more accurate representation, at a lower manufacturing cost, and requires a shorter production time. Furthermore, our model realized simulated operation normally with using a chisel and drill without easy breakage or fissure. We were able to easily simulate the line of osteotomy and confirm acetabular version and coverage after moving to the osteotomized fragment. Additionally, this model allowed a dynamic assessment that avoided anterior impingement following the osteotomy. Results: Our models clearly reflected the anatomical shape of the patient’s hip. Our models allowed for surgical simulation, making realistic use of the chisel and drill. Our method of pre-operative simulation for PAO allowed for the assessment of accurate osteotomy line, determination of the position of the osteotomized fragment, and prevented anterior impingement after the operation. Conclusion: Our method of pre-operative simulation might improve the safety, accuracy, and results of PAO. PMID:28186873

  15. Water erosion during a 17-year period under two crop rotations in four soil management systems on a Southbrazilian Inceptisol

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    Bertol, Ildegardis; Vidal Vázquez, Eva; Paz Ferreiro, Jorge

    2010-05-01

    Soil erosion still remains a persistent issue in the world, and this in spite of the efforts to ameliorate soil management systems taken into account the point of view of environmental protection against soil losses. In South Brazil water erosion is mainly associated to rainfall events with a great volume and high intensity, which are more or less evenly distributed all over the year. Nowadays, direct drilling is the most widely soil management system used for the main crops of the region. However, some crops still are grown on conventionally tilled soils, which means mainly ploughing and harrowing and less frequently chisel ploughing. In Lages-Santa Catarina State, Brazil, a plot experiment under natural rain was started in 1992 on an Inceptisol with the aim of quantifying soil and water losses. Treatments included bare and vegetated plots. The crop succession was: oats (Avena strigosa), soybean (Glycine max), vetch (Vicia sativa), maize (Zea mays), fodder radish (Raphanus sativus) and beans (Phaseolus vulgaris). Soil tillage systems investigated in this study were: i) conventional tillage (CT), ii) reduced tillage (MT), iii) no tillage (NT) under crop rotation and iv) conventional tillage on bare soil (BS). Treatments CT and BS involved ploughing plus twice harrowing, whereas MT involved chisel ploughing plus harrowing. Rainfall erosivity from January 1 1992 to December 31 2009 was calculated. Soil losses from the BS treatment along the 17 year study period were higher than 1200 Mg ha-1. Crop cover significantly reduced erosion, so that under some crops soil losses in the CT treatment were 80% lower than in the BS treatment. In turn soil losses in the MT treatment, where tillage was performed by chiselling and harrowing, were on average about 50% lower than in the CT treatment. No tillage was the most efficient soil management system in reducing soil erosion, so that soil losses in the NT treatment were about 98% lower than in the BS treatment. The three

  16. Seasonal dynamics of CO2 efflux in soils amended with composted and thermally-dried sludge as affected by soil tillage systems in a semi-arid agroecosystem

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    García-Gil, Juan Carlos; Soler-Rovira, Pedro; López-de-Sa, Esther G.; Polo, Alfredo

    2014-05-01

    In semi-arid agricultural soils, seasonal dynamic of soil CO2 efflux (SCE) is highly variable. Based on soil respiration measurements the effects of different management systems (moldboard plowing, chisel and no-tillage) and the application of composted sludge (CS) and thermally-dried sewage sludge (TSS) was investigated in a long-term field experiment (28 years) conducted on a sandy-loam soil at the experimental station 'La Higueruela' (40o 03'N, 4o 24'W). Both organic amendments were applied at a rate of 30 Mg ha-1 prior to tillage practices. Unamended soils were used as control for each tillage system. SCE was moderate in late spring (2.2-11.8 μmol CO2 m-2 s-1) when amendments were applied and tillage was performed, markedly decreased in summer (0.4-3.2 μmol CO2 m-2 s-1), following a moderate increase in autumn (3.4-14.1 μmol CO2 m-2 s-1), rising sharply in October (5.6-39.8 μmol CO2 m-2 s-1 ). In winter, SCE was low (0.6-6.5 μmol CO2 m-2 s-1). In general, SCE was greater in chisel and moldboard tilled soils, and in CS and particularly TSS-amended soils, due to the addition of labile C with these amendments, meanwhile no-tillage soils exhibited smaller increases in C efflux throughout the seasons. Soil temperature controlled the seasonal variations of SCE. In summer, when drought occurs, a general decrease of SCE was observed due to a deficit in soil water content. After drought period SCE jumped to high values in response to rain events ('Birch effect') that changed soil moisture conditions. Soil drying in summer and rewetting in autumn may promotes some changes on the structure of soil microbial community, affecting associated metabolic processes, and enhancing a rapid mineralization of water-soluble organic C compounds and/or dead microbial biomass that acts as an energy source for soil microorganisms. To assess the effects of tillage and amendments on SCE, Q10 values were calculated. Data were grouped into three groups according to soil moisture (0

  17. Qualidade física do solo na produtividade da cultura do feijoeiro num Argissolo Soil physical quality on black beans yield in an Alfisol

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    Gilberto Loguércio Collares

    2006-11-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo deste trabalho foi determinar as propriedades físicas e o intervalo hídrico ótimo (IHO de um Argissolo, sob diferentes estados de compactação, cultivado com feijoeiro. Foram utilizados três experimentos, cujos tratamentos constituíram-se de: plantio direto (PD; plantio direto compactado pelo tráfego de quatro passadas de máquina (PDc; e escarificação em área anteriormente sob plantio direto (Esc. Avaliaram-se a densidade, a porosidade, a umidade volumétrica e a resistência à penetração do solo. Nas plantas, avaliaram-se a distribuição do sistema radicular e a produtividade. A densidade crítica obtida pelo IHO foi de 1,75 Mg m-3. No PDc a densidade do solo foi superior à crítica na maioria das camadas, enquanto o PD e Esc apresentaram densidade acima da crítica em poucas camadas. A umidade do solo ficou fora dos limites do IHO na maior parte do ciclo da cultura. A resistência à penetração ficou acima da crítica no PDc em todas as avaliações. O sistema radicular concentrou-se superficialmente no PDc com melhor distribuição e desenvolvimento no PD e Esc. Nos três experimentos, a produtividade do Esc foi de 2 a 12% menor, e a do PDc foi de 30 a 62% menor do que no PD. A escarificação não foi necessária para as condições físicas do PD.In this work, soil properties and least limiting water range (LLWR were determined for an Alfisol under three states of compaction with black beans crop. Three experiments were used, comprising the following treatments: 12 years of no-tillage - NT; 12 years, of no-tillage compacted by four passes of a bucket loader - NTc; and chiseling of soil previously under no-tillage for 12 years - Ch. Throughout the plant cycle, bulk density, total porosity, volumetric water content, air filled porosity and soil resistance to penetration were evaluated. Plant root distribution and yield were also evaluated. The critical bulk density obtained by LLWR was 1.75 Mg m-3. In the NTc the

  18. Comparison of different extractions of impacted mandible third molars%两种方法在拔除下颌阻生第三磨牙中的疗效比较

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    刘鹏; 赵枫; 袁伟; 徐建立; 李东临; 付崇建; 朱国雄

    2013-01-01

    目的:观察和比较两种拔除下颌阻生第三磨牙的临床疗效.方法:门诊200例下颌阻生第三磨牙随机分为两组,各100颗.分别采用传统锤凿去骨法和涡轮机去骨法拔除,记录手术时间、术后疼痛、张口受限等情况并进行统计学分析.结果:两种手术方法在手术时间、术后疼痛、张口受限、肿胀程度等方面有统计学差异(P<0.05),传统锤凿去骨组出现干槽症与下唇麻木分别为5例和1例,涡轮机去骨组分别为1例和0例,组间比较差异无统计学意义(P>0.05).结论:与传统锤凿去骨法相比,采用涡轮机去骨法拔除下颌阻生第三磨牙手术时间短,术后并发症较少,值得临床推广.%Objective To observe and compare the outcomes of impacted mandibular third molar extraction by 2 kinds of methods. Methods 200 impacted mandibular third molars were randomly divided into two groups: 100 teeth in traditional hammer and chisel extraction group and 100 teeth in high-speed turbine extraction group.The operating time, postoperative complications were observed. Results There was significantly difference between two groups in the operating time,the ache of postoperative, a reduced mouth opening and regional swelling(P<0.05).While there was no significant difference in the incidence of dry socket and numbness of lower lip. Conclusion Compared with trational hammer and chisel technique, high-speed turbine extraction could shorten operating time and reduce the postoperaive complications.

  19. Carbon supply and storage in tilled and nontilled soils as influenced by cover crops and nitrogen fertilization.

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    Sainju, Upendra M; Singh, Bharat P; Whitehead, Wayne F; Wang, Shirley

    2006-01-01

    Soil carbon (C) sequestration in tilled and nontilled areas can be influenced by crop management practices due to differences in plant C inputs and their rate of mineralization. We examined the influence of four cover crops {legume [hairy vetch (Vicia villosa Roth)], nonlegume [rye (Secale cereale L.)], biculture of legume and nonlegume (vetch and rye), and no cover crops (or winter weeds)} and three nitrogen (N) fertilization rates (0, 60 to 65, and 120 to 130 kg N ha(-1)) on C inputs from cover crops, cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.), and sorghum [Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench)], and soil organic carbon (SOC) at the 0- to 120-cm depth in tilled and nontilled areas. A field experiment was conducted on Dothan sandy loam (fine-loamy, siliceous, thermic Plinthic Paleudults) from 1999 to 2002 in central Georgia. Total C inputs to the soil from cover crops, cotton, and sorghum from 2000 to 2002 ranged from 6.8 to 22.8 Mg ha(-1). The SOC at 0 to 10 cm fluctuated with C input from October 1999 to November 2002 and was greater from cover crops than from weeds in no-tilled plots. In contrast, SOC values at 10 to 30 cm in no-tilled and at 0 to 60 cm in chisel-tilled plots were greater for biculture than for weeds. As a result, C at 0 to 30 cm was sequestered at rates of 267, 33, -133, and -967 kg C ha(-1) yr(-1) for biculture, rye, vetch, and weeds, respectively, in the no-tilled plot. In strip-tilled and chisel-tilled plots, SOC at 0 to 30 cm decreased at rates of 233 to 1233 kg C ha(-1) yr(-1). The SOC at 0 to 30 cm increased more in cover crops with 120 to 130 kg N ha(-1) yr(-1) than in weeds with 0 kg N ha(-1) yr(-1), regardless of tillage. In the subtropical humid region of the southeastern United States, cover crops and N fertilization can increase the amount of C input and storage in tilled and nontilled soils, and hairy vetch and rye biculture was more effective in sequestering C than monocultures or no cover crop.

  20. 2种术式拔除下颌阻生第三磨牙术后干槽症及其发生机制探讨%Influence of Different Surgical Procedures on the Incidence of Dry Socket after Impacted Mandibular Third-Molar Extraction

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    许竞

    2011-01-01

    Objective To discuss the etiology and prophylaxis measures of dry-socket. Methods A total of 4 897 eases of mandibular impacted third molar were randomly divided into two groups, 2 284 cases in the group I were performed extraction by knocking chisel, while 2 613 cases in the group 2 were applied with extraction with turbine. The incidences of dry-socket were observed among these cases in both groups. Results The 87 cases of dry-socket were found in the group 1, and the incidence of dry-socket was 3.81%. No dry-socket was found in the group 2. The incidence of dry socket was significantly different between these two groups (χ2 = 101. 332, P < 0. 05). Conclusion The dry socket may be resulted from necrosis of the alveolar bone due to the compression when the extraction is performed by knocking chisel. The alveolar bone will not be compressed and dry socket can be prevented if the teeth are extracted with turbine.%目的 探讨干槽症的发生机制及其预防措施.方法 对4897例下颌阻生第三磨牙拔除术患者资料进行回顾性分析,其中实施锤击凿骨劈冠拔牙2284例,涡轮机切割术拔牙2613例,比较2种方式拔牙术后干槽症的发生情况.结果 锤击凿骨劈冠拔牙术式干槽症发生率为3.81%(87/2 284),涡轮机切割拔牙术式无干槽症发生,二者比较差异有统计学意义(χ2=101.332,P<0.05).结论 锤击凿骨劈冠拔牙术后干槽症的发生可能是锤击拔牙时牙槽窝骨壁骨质遭受剧烈撞击挤压发生坏死的结果.涡轮机切割拔牙可以避免牙槽窝骨壁骨质遭受撞击挤压坏死,减少干槽症的发生.

  1. A preliminary study on 3D reconstruction and extracting mandibular first molar by dint of high-speed air turbine handpiece based on rapid prototyping%数控拔牙技术的实验研究

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    刘小明; 李健俫; 王建民; 张志光; 陈隆福; 陈贵丰; 黄湘穗

    2012-01-01

    目的 探讨牙颌数字化三维重建技术与快速成型技术、数控技术相结合,实现微创和自动化拔牙的可行性.方法 锥形束CT(cone beam computed tomography,CBCT)扫描下颌牙颌标本,获得数据.采用Mimics软件重建牙颌三维实体模型,Magics软件进行数据修补.选取左侧下颌第一磨牙三维立体数据,快速成型软件切片、UG软件数据转换,导入自行研制的数控拔牙机,严格坐标定位后磨除左侧下颌第一磨牙.结果 建立了良好的三维牙颌模型,用数控拔牙机成功磨除左侧下颌第一磨牙.结论 牙颌数字化三维重建技术与快速成型技术、数控技术相结合,应用于数控拔牙机拔除标本牙是可行的.%Objective A new technique combined with digital dental teeth, 3D reconstruction from cone beam computed tomography ( CBCT) data and rapid prototyping is presented, in order to solve the difficulties of tooth extracting by traditional chisel. Methods Software Mimics and Magics were used to reconstruct three dimensional model from CT image scanned by DCTPRo CBCT with 0.2 mm slice thickness. The achievement can be applied to accomplish tooth extracting by high-speed air turbine handpiece based on rapid prototyping. Results Mandibular first molar was extracted by dint of high-speed air turbine handpiece based on rapid prototyping. Conclusion The new technique combined with digital dental teeth and rapid prototyping can be used to solve the difficulties of the tooth extracting by traditional chisel.

  2. Seeding quality and soybean yields from using different furrowers and operation speedsQualidade de semeadura e produtividade da soja sob diferentes sulcadores e velocidades de operação

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    Alcir José Modolo

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available The sowing process for annual no-till crops affects the physical soil conditions around the seeds by exposing them to adverse conditions that may limit initial plant development and reduce potential yield. The use of seed drills that are not compatible with field conditions and the use of inappropriate seed drill speeds affect sowing performance. Therefore, this study aims to evaluate the effect of different seed drill types and operating speeds on soybean quality parameters and yield components. Two furrow opener (double disc and chisel and four operating speed (0.86; 1.22; 1.47 and 1.94 m s-1 treatments were used. The following variables were evaluated: mean number of days until emergence, plant distribution uniformity, sowing depth, area of the soil disturbed, crop stand and grain yield. Overall, the chisel furrow opener provided a greater sowing depth and increased the disturbed soil area more than the double disc furrow opener. Increased operating speeds reduced crop stands and yields and increased the disturbed soil area. Em culturas anuais submetidas ao sistema plantio direto o processo de semeadura afeta o condicionamento físico do solo ao redor das sementes expondo as mesmas a condições adversas, podendo limitar o desenvolvimento inicial das plantas e minimizar o potencial produtivo. O uso de sulcadores não condizentes com a situação de campo e de velocidades inadequadas são fatores que afetam o bom desempenho da semeadura. Nesse contexto, este trabalho teve por objetivo, avaliar o efeito de diferentes sulcadores e velocidades de operação sobre parâmetros de qualidade de semeadura e componentes de produtividade da cultura da soja. Os tratamentos foram compostos pela combinação entre dois sulcadores (disco e haste e quatro velocidades de operação (0,86; 1,22; 1,47 e 1,94 m s-1. Foram avaliados: o número médio de dias para a emergência, a uniformidade de distribuição de plantas, a profundidade de semeadura, a área de

  3. Desenvolvimento e testes de uma semeadora-adubadora modular para pequenas propriedades rurais Development and test of a modular seeder - fertilizer for small countryside properties

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    Lucas Arend

    2005-12-01

    Full Text Available O trabalho apresenta o desenvolvimento e testes de campo de equipamento agrícola modular. Para o desenvolvimento do equipamento, foi utilizada metodologia de projeto para sistemas modulares. O objetivo principal foi desenvolver um sistema modular que contribuísse para melhorar o atual quadro de mecanização agrícola da pequena propriedade rural, enfocando alguns dos equipamentos destinados às atividades conservacionistas de cultivo. Por ser modular, o equipamento atende às funções de semear-adubar, escarificar e sulcar o solo. Para a função semear-adubar, podem ser usados cinzéis e disco duplo para a semeadura; já para as funções de escarificação e sulcagem, podem ser usadas ferramentas específicas, facilmente intercambiadas em um chassi tubular principal. Os resultados para solo argiloso (Typic Oxisols, com umidade em torno de 20,5% e massa seca de 11,5 t ha-1 para a variante semeadora-adubadora com duplo cinzel, foram satisfatórios com relação aos parâmetros de patinagem das rodas motoras, regularidade de distribuição em profundidade, cobertura das sementes, distribuição longitudinal das sementes e emergência de plantas.This work presents the development and field tests of a modular agricultural implement. A Modular Design Product methodology was used for the implement development, and the main objective was the development of a modular system to improve the actual situation of mechanization on small countryside properties. The development focus was kept on some implements for conservative cultivation. For its modularity, the implement developed attained the functions of seeding - fertilizing, scarification and furrowing the soil. For the function of seeding-fertilizing can be used either narrow chisels or double disc, for the furrowing function a specific tool can be used. The main tubular chassis allowed an easily interchangeability between both functions (seed-season and furrow-season. The results for Typical

  4. Strength Properties and Organic Carbon of Soils in the North Apalachian Region

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    Blanco-Canqui, H; Lal, Rattan; Owen, L B.; Post, W M.; Izaurralde, R Cesar C.

    2005-04-01

    Soil strength influenced by management and soil properties controls plant growth, root development, and soil-moisture relations. The impact of textural and structural parameters on soil strength is moderated by soil organic C (SOC) concentration. Therefore, the objectives of this study were to assess differences in soil strength and SOC concentration in watersheds under long-term (>15 yr) management practices in the North Appalachian region on a predominantly Typic Hapludults on undulating slopes (>6% slope). Seven watersheds without field replication under moldboard plow (MP), chisel plow, disk with beef cattle manure (DiskM), no-till with beef cattle manure (NTm), no-till with no beef cattle manure (NTnm), pasture, and forest were studied. Cone index (CI), shear strength, bulk density (b), volumetric moisture content (v), and SOC concentration were determined at the summit, backslope, and footslope landscape positions at the 0- to 10-, 10- to 20-, and 20- to 30-cm depths. The SOC concentration was slightly higher at the footslope than at the summit position in the cultivated watersheds. The b was lower at the footslope than at the summit in NTm (1.22 vs. 1.42 Mg m{sup -3}) and chisel (1.34 vs. 1.47 Mg m{sup -3}) treatments. Forest had the lowest CI (0.19 MPa), shear strength (6.11 kPa), and b (0.93 Mg m{sup -3}) and the highest SOC concentration (62.7 g kg{sup -1}), whereas MP had the highest CI (0.67 MPa), shear strength (25.5 kPa), b (1.44 Mg m{sup -3}), and the lowest SOC concentration (13.6 g kg{sup -1}) in the 0- to 10-cm depth (P < 0.01). The SOC concentration in NTm was 1.7 times higher than that in NTnm, and both no-till treatments had lower b (<1.21 Mg m{sup -3}) than MP (1.44 Mg m{sup -3}) at 0- to 10-cm depth (P < 0.01). Manuring decreased both CI and shear strength, but increased SOC concentration. The b, v, and SOC concentration were potential predictors of CI; whereas b and SOC concentration were of shear strength (r2 > 0.42; P < 0.01). Results show

  5. Corn stover harvest increases herbicide movement to subsurface drains: RZWQM simulations

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    Shipitalo, Martin J.; Malone, Robert W.; Ma, Liwang; Nolan, Bernard T.; Kanwar, Rameshwar S.; Shaner, Dale L.; Pederson, Carl H.

    2016-01-01

    BACKGROUND Crop residue removal for bioenergy production can alter soil hydrologic properties and the movement of agrochemicals to subsurface drains. The Root Zone Water Quality Model (RZWQM), previously calibrated using measured flow and atrazine concentrations in drainage from a 0.4 ha chisel-tilled plot, was used to investigate effects of 50 and 100% corn (Zea mays L.) stover harvest and the accompanying reductions in soil crust hydraulic conductivity and total macroporosity on transport of atrazine, metolachlor, and metolachlor oxanilic acid (OXA). RESULTS The model accurately simulated field-measured metolachlor transport in drainage. A 3-yr simulation indicated that 50% residue removal decreased subsurface drainage by 31% and increased atrazine and metolachlor transport in drainage 4 to 5-fold when surface crust conductivity and macroporosity were reduced by 25%. Based on its measured sorption coefficient, ~ 2-fold reductions in OXA losses were simulated with residue removal. CONCLUSION RZWQM indicated that if corn stover harvest reduces crust conductivity and soil macroporosity, losses of atrazine and metolachlor in subsurface drainage will increase due to reduced sorption related to more water moving through fewer macropores. Losses of the metolachlor degradation product OXA will decrease due to the more rapid movement of the parent compound into the soil.

  6. Comparative assessment of water infiltration of soils under different tillage systems in eastern Botswana

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    Moroke, T. S.; Dikinya, O.; Patrick, C.

    Water infiltration is an important component of water balance for improving crop production potential in dryland soil tillage systems in Botswana, particularly in the eastern region. Hardsetting soils common in arable lands of Botswana, often require some kind of tillage such as mouldboard ploughing, chiselling and ripping to improve waterharvesting and crop growth conditions. The objective of this study was to compare ponded cumulative infiltration, steady state infiltration rate and sorptivity of soils cultivated using deep ripping, single and double mouldboard ploughing. This study was conducted on Chromic Luvisols (sandy loam), Haplic Luvisols (sandy clay loam), Ferric Luvisols (clay loam), and Ferric Arenosols (sand). Infiltration was measured using double ring infiltrometer method for 4 h. Although infiltration was smaller on traffic line of deep ripping system at all sites, it was only significantly ( P 0.05) different under deep ripped. Cumulative and steady state infiltration rate was greater under sandy than loamy soils, smaller under double ploughing compared with single ploughed and deep ripped soils. Sorptivity was not significantly ( P > 0.05) different among tillage systems but was greater under sandy than sandy loam soils. Information on tillage and infiltration can improve implementation of waterharvesting technologies and crop production in Botswana.

  7. NANOROBOTICS IN ADVANCES IN PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES

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    Full Text Available Nanorobotics is the technology of creating machines or robots at or close to the scale of a nanometre (10-9 metres, machines constructed at the molecular level (nanomachines may be used to cure the human body of its various ills. This application of nanotechnology to the field of medicine is commonly called as nanomedicine.Nanotechnology promises futuristic applications such as microscopic robots that assemble other machines or travel inside the body to deliver drugs or do microsurgery. Taking inspiration from the biological motors of living cells, chemists are learning how to utilize protein dynamics to power microsize and nanosize machines with catalytic reactions. Nanorobot?s toolkit contains features like medicine cavity containing medicine, probes, knives and chisels to remove blockages and plaque, microwave emitters and ultrasonic signal generators to destroy cancerous cells, two electrodes generating an electric current, heating the cell up until it dies, powerful lasers could burn away harmful material like arterial plaque.To cure skin diseases, a cream containing nanorobots may be used which remove the right amount of dead skin, remove excess oils, add missing oils, apply the right amounts of natural moisturising compounds, and even achieve the elusive goal of ’deep pore cleaning’.other fields of applications are to clean the wounds,to break the kidney stones, to treat gout, for parasite removal, for cancer treatment, treatment of arteriosclerosis.

  8. 反角高速涡轮机拔除低位下颌阻生齿的效果观察%Contra-angle High Speed Turbine Handpiece in the Extraction of Impacted Mandibular Third Molars

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    刘荫; 刘唯; 李红玖; 杨安; 程由勇

    2015-01-01

    Objective: To discuss the clinical efficacy of contra-angle high speed turbine handpiece in the extraction of impacted mandibular third molar. Methods: Extraction of 194 impacted mandibular wisdom teeth were randomly divided into two groups:in experimental group (107 cases), mandibular impacted wisdom teeth were extracted by contra-angle high speed turbine handpiece, and in control group (87 cases), traditional chisels were used. The postoperative situations between two groups were compared. Results:The time of extraction in two groups were similar(P>0.05). The postoperative swelling, limited mouth opening, postoperative pain levels of experimental group were lower than in the control group, the difference was statistically significant (P0.05),涡轮机组术后肿胀程度、张口受限情况、术后疼痛程度均小于对照组,差异有统计学意义(P<0.05)。结论:使用反角高速手机拔除下颌低位阻生智齿,操作简便,相对于传统劈冠法,术后反应较轻,减轻了患者的痛苦,值得推广。

  9. Influence of soil tillage and weed suppression on winter wheat yield

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    Mikić Branimir M.

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available Modern soil tillage systems based on different tools than mouldboard plough have very often stronger weed occurrence, which can be a serious problem for achieving high yields. An obvious solution for weed suppression is a herbicide, whose improper use can deteriorate environment and lead toward serious ecological problems. In order to investigate the interaction between soil tillage and herbicide, trial was set up in Valpovo in seasons 2008/09 - 2010/11. Two soil tillage systems (CT-conventional tillage, based on mouldboard ploughing, and CH-chiselling and disk harrowing, without ploughing and five herbicide treatments (NH-control, no herbicides; H10- recommended dose of Herbaflex (2 l ha-1; H05-half dose of Herbaflex; F10- recommended dose of Fox (1.5 l ha-1; and F05-half dose of Fox were applied to winter wheat crops. Results showed similar effects of soil tillage on the winter wheat yield, whereas different herbicide dosages showed similar weed suppression and influence on winter wheat yield.

  10. Clinical experience of novel interconnected porous hydroxyapatite ceramics for the revision of tumor prosthesis: a case report

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    Osaka Shunzo

    2009-10-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Background As for being cautious with tumor prostheses, revision of uncemented tumor prostheses in particular, it is necessary to remove cortical bone from the stem circumference with a chisel when the stem is extracted. This assures that bone in-growth will occur within the stem in itself. As a result, re-substitution of mass autogenous bone graft round a new stem is subsequently necessary. When rivision of uncemented tumor prosthesis of distal femur was performed, we evade fibula transplant by transplanting interconnected porous hydroxyapatite ceramic (IP-CA: Neobone with a self bone, and reports its experience with the case that acquired enough strength. Case report In this report, we present the case of a 27-year-old female with stem breakage of tumor prosthesis and do revision surgery for prosthetic failure. In the case of revision surgery, autologous bone and Neobone were mixed, and this was transplanted to stem circumference. The Radiological Evaluation System of the ISOLS showed excellent results for all items. She can walk without using a cane or orthosis, and the score of the MSTS is 80%. Conclusion When revision of uncemented tumor prostheses of the distal femur was performed, we avoided fibula graft by using Neobone with the patient's own bone tissue. Our experience with this case may indicate that adequate strength is achieved.

  11. A Rare Presentation of Two Cases of Metallic Intrascleral Foreign Body Entry through Upper Eyelid

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    Barot, Rakesh K; Shah, Rakesh; Bhagat, Nupur

    2016-01-01

    Ocular injury secondary to foreign body remains an important cause of ocular morbidity with or without blindness in working population. Intraocular foreign body may have varied clinical presentation. Initially it may look an apparently normal eye followed by obvious ocular symptoms depending upon its location and degree of inflammation. It can result in partial or full thickness penetration of sclera with or without involvement of posterior segment. We hereby present two cases of metallic intrascleral foreign body entry through upper lid in young carpenters following hammer and chisel injury. In case 1, Intrascleral location of foreign body was confirmed with X ray orbit and B scan ultrasonography while in case 2 the diagnosis of intrascleral foreign body was missed at the first visit to ophthalmology clinic Both the patients underwent exploratory surgeries where intrascleral metallic foreign bodies were found without ocular penetration. An intrascleral foreign body may be missed due to small penetrating scleral wound covered by a large subconjunctival haemorrhage accompanied by minimal or no signs of inflammation and failure on part of treating ophthalmologist to suspect an intrascleral foreign body. To establish a diagnosis of intraocular particularly intrascleral foreign body, careful history taking and clinical examination along with use of imaging studies are mandatory steps which help in successful management and good visual outcome. These cases highlight the importance of considering a presumptive diagnosis of retained intrascleral foreign body in every patient with a history of penetrating ocular trauma through lid or a visible wound/scar on the lid. PMID:27190855

  12. Qualidade física de um latossolo vermelho sob plantio direto submetido à descompactação mecânica e biológica Physical quality of untilled oxisol subjected to mechanical and biological decompaction

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    Sérgio Damaso da Silveira Junior

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    Full Text Available A escarificação e o uso de plantas de cobertura de inverno têm sido adotados para promover a melhoria dos atributos físicos do solo relacionados à aeração. O objetivo deste trabalho foi verificar o efeito das plantas de cobertura de inverno e escarificação nas propriedades físicas de um Latossolo Vermelho distrófico, textura argilosa, após 16 anos em sistema plantio direto. Os tratamentos foram realizados em maio de 2009 e consistiram de: plantio direto (PD, plantio direto com escarificação mecânica a 0,25 m (PD-E e plantio direto com descompactação biológica por meio da cultura do nabo forrageiro (PD-B. O delineamento experimental foi em blocos ao acaso com quatro repetições, totalizando 12 unidades experimentais. Dezoito meses após a aplicação dos tratamentos, foram coletadas amostras indeformadas de solo em cada unidade experimental, em cinco camadas: 0,0-0,1; 0,1-0,2; 0,2-0,3; 0,3-0,4; e 0,4-0,5 m. Foram avaliados os atributos físicos do solo: porosidade, densidade do solo (Ds, permeabilidade ao ar (Ka e índices de continuidade de poros. A Ka foi medida por meio de um permeâmetro de carga constante de ar em nove potenciais mátricos (ψm: -0,5; -1; -2; -3; -5; -7; -10; -50; e -100 kPa. Os resultados indicam que os atributos físicos do solo avaliados não foram alterados pelo uso de plantas de cobertura e escarificação. Por outro lado, houve diferenças entre camadas de solo, principalmente entre 0,0-0,1 e 0,1-0,2 m. Na camada de 0,1-0,2 m, a Ds foi maior e a porosidade total e Ka (ψm = -5 kPa foram menores do que na camada de 0,0-0,1 m. No PD-E, verificou-se que a macroporosidade foi maior na camada de 0,0-0,1 m em comparação com os outros tratamentos. Os resultados sugerem que o solo estudado submetido aos tratamentos de descompactação, após 18 meses, retornou a valores semelhantes aos da testemunha.Chiseling and winter cover crops have been adopted to improve the soil physical properties related to

  13. THE IMPACT OF AREA AND SHAPE OF TOOL CUT ON CHAIN SAW PERFORMANCE

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    Tomislav Korman

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    Full Text Available The cutting design of the chain saw is defined by the number, the arrangement and the geometry of the cutting tools. When using chisel cutting tools, the cross sectional area of the cut and the shape of the groove are determined by the width and depth of the cut. The laboratory tests analyzed the impact of the cross sectional area and the shape of the cut on the forces and the specific energy. The testing was performed on a linear cutting machine with tool holders and cutting tools in real-scale size. According to the processed statistical data, increasing the cross sectional area of the cut reduces the specific energy, whereby the width of the cut has a considerably larger impact. The tests have shown that besides the cross sectional area of cut, the shape of the surface also affects the forces and specific energy. Through increasing the width to depth ratio upon a constant cross sectional area of the cut, the value of the specific energy and the cutting forces are reduced. Above the width to depth ratio of 2.5 the cutting forces and the specific energy appear to be constant.

  14. 5. New types of stone tools found in Soanian Regime of the NW sub-Himalayas of India

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    A.S. Soni,

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available Though Northwestern sub-Himalayas are as yet known only for the Soanian tools but many new tool types have now been found by us from a large part of this region when it was vigilantly explored. It is for the first time that in addition to the conventionally known Soanians, many new tool types like pitted cobbles, edge-ground flakes, Hoabinhian tools, cutting tools on large flakes, finely made chisels, hand adzes and some other tools with typical functions were recovered from several sites occurring in an approximately 40x6 Kilometer area of Punjab and Himachal Pradesh region of the sub-Himalayas. All such tool types have also been found from the sites dated from mid to late mid-Holocene times. These tool were being used along with chopper/chopping tool and flakes etc., and they seem to represent some expedient technology that was employed by different societal communities who gathered in the sub-Himalayas during mid-Holocene dry phase/s.

  15. [Application of micro-power system in the surgery of tooth extraction].

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    Kaijin, Hu; Yongfeng, Li

    2015-02-01

    Tooth extraction is a common operation in oral surgery. Traditional-extraction instruments, such as bone chisel, elevator, and bone hammer, lead to not only severe trauma but also unnecessary complications, and patients easily become nervous and apprehensive if tooth extraction is performed using these violent instruments. In recent years, with the develop- ment of minimally invasive concept and technology, various micro-power instruments have been used for tooth extraction. This innovative technology can reduce the iatrogenic trauma and complications of tooth extraction. Additionally, this technology can greatly decrease the patient's physical and mental pressure. The new equipment compensates for the deficiency of traditional tooth extraction equipment and facilitates the gradual replacement of the latter. Diverse micro-power systems have distinct strengths and weaknesses, so some auxiliary instruments are still needed during tooth extraction. This paper focuses on the various micro-power systems for tooth extraction and tries to compare the advantages and disadvantages of these systems. Selection and usage of auxiliary equipment are also introduced. Thus, this paper provides reference for the proper application of the micro-power systems in tooth extraction.

  16. Soil preparation and forage sowing time for crop-livestock integration in corn culture

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    Luiz Fernando de Andrade Fritsch

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available This work was carried out during the 2008/2009 crop season, in an Oxisol. It was used a split-plot arrangement design, with each plot corresponding to a different soil preparation system and each split-plot corresponding to a different sowing time of the forage Brachiaria brizantha Stapf. The soil preparation systems were: heavy harrowing (HH, disk plough (DP, chisel plough (CP and no-till (NT, and the forage sowing times were: 0, 8, 16 and 25 days after sowing (DAS of corn, arranged in 16 treatments with 3 replicates. The productive and vegetative characteristics of the corn were evaluated. Soil preparations have influenced plant height and the first ear height, with the highest value found for the heavy harrow treatment. Forage sowing time had no influence on vegetative characteristics of the corn and productive characteristics were not influenced by the soil preparations. The forage sowing time had influence on corn productivity, causing decrease in competition with corn forage from 5 DAS. The productivity was highly correlated with the number of grains per ear.

  17. Analysis of forces in conventional and ultrasonically assisted plane cutting of cortical bone.

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    Alam, Khurshid; Khan, Mushtaq; Silberschmidt, Vadim V

    2013-06-01

    Bone cutting is a well accepted but technically demanding surgical procedure in orthopaedics. A level of tool penetration force during cutting of bones has been the prime concern to surgeons, since it can produce unnecessary mechanical damage to surrounding tissues. Research in this area has been undertaken for many decades to find ways to minimise the cutting force. Cutting of bone with ultrasonic tools is a relatively new technique replacing conventional procedures in neuro-, dental and orthopaedic surgeries, due to its precision and safety. In this article, the level of forces produced during a chisel-like tool penetration in a fresh cortical bone is studied. The obtained force data are analysed for both conventional cutting and ultrasonically assisted cutting. Through a series of experiments, it was demonstrated that the depth of cut and parameters of ultrasonic oscillations affected the level of cutting force, the former being the main factor in both types of cutting. It was found that the tool penetration force was decreased with an increase in the ultrasonic frequency or amplitude and was not affected by the cutting speed. The rise in bone temperature was measured and was found to be insensitive to the level of cutting speed within the range used in this study.

  18. Chewing through the Miocene: an examination of the feeding musculature in the ground sloth Hapalops from South America (Mammalia: Pilosa [v1; ref status: indexed, http://f1000r.es/2pu

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    Virginia L. Naples

    2014-04-01

    Full Text Available Hapalops, a smaller-sized and early sloth of the Megatheroidea, appeared in the middle Miocene Santa Cruz formation of Argentina. This genus is part of the group from which later, larger megatheroids arose, i.e., Nothrotheriops and Megatherium. Many cranial characters support this idea; however Hapalops is not merely a smaller antecedent of the later forms. Specifically, Hapalops retains short anterior caniniform teeth, and a temporomandibular joint elevated above the cheek tooth row; a combination distinct among sloths. An elevated temporomandibular joint occurs in Bradypus, a tree sloth with anterior chisel-shaped teeth instead of caniniforms, and the tree sloth Choloepus, which is aligned with the megalonychids, has anterior caniniforms. Hapalops has an elongated zygomatic ascending process that is reminiscent of that in Bradypus; however, the Bradypus skull is extremely foreshortened while that of Hapalops is elongated, as in nothrotheres, but not deepened as in megatheres. Previous work identified many sloth cranial character complexes, and functional limitations on skull feature combinations. The unique Hapalops character patterns indicate a selective feeder with a mediolaterally oriented grinding stroke during mastication.

  19. Chewing through the Miocene: an examination of the feeding musculature in the ground sloth Hapalops from South America (Mammalia: Pilosa).

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    Naples, Virginia L; McAfee, Robert K

    2014-01-01

    Hapalops, a smaller-sized and early sloth of the Megatheroidea, appeared in the middle Miocene Santa Cruz formation of Argentina. This genus is part of the group from which later, larger megatheroids arose, i.e., Nothrotheriops and Megatherium. Many cranial characters support this idea; however Hapalops is not merely a smaller antecedent of the later forms. Specifically, Hapalops retains short anterior caniniform teeth, and a temporomandibular joint elevated above the cheek tooth row; a combination distinct among sloths. An elevated temporomandibular joint occurs in Bradypus, a tree sloth with anterior chisel-shaped teeth instead of caniniforms, and the tree sloth Choloepus, which is aligned with the megalonychids, has anterior caniniforms. Hapalops has an elongated zygomatic ascending process that is reminiscent of that in Bradypus; however, the Bradypus skull is extremely foreshortened while that of Hapalops is elongated, as in nothrotheres, but not deepened as in megatheres. Previous work identified many sloth cranial character complexes, and functional limitations on skull feature combinations. The unique Hapalops character patterns indicate a selective feeder with a mediolaterally oriented grinding stroke during mastication.

  20. The Panoti and some other fantastic forms of macrotia.

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    Tainmont, J

    2006-01-01

    "He had the form of a human being... His ears were as long as clusters of dates or elephant ears, and they covered his shoulders" ("The thousand and one nights", Sinbad the sailor, 546th night, circa IXth century AD). "About his ears, I shall tell you all the truth: They have the capacity of about 300 liters. When he is surprised by wind or tempest, He can immediately cover his head. He does not frighten the water at all, Even if it rained enormously during one full month. The other ear, he uses as a shield. It is hanging in front of his face up to his baldric. Thanks to his ears, he does not fear any feathered arrow, steel lame, or chiselled spear" (The ears of Isabras in "La Bataille Loquifer", or "Geste de Rainouard", from the "Geste de Guillaume d'Orange", XIIIth cent. "In that neighbouring isle, I heard someone saying that there were men whose ears were so big that they were able to cover their arms with them. That people are the Caphri".

  1. Simple Arm Muscle Model for Oil Palm Harvesting Process

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    Rahman Aliff

    2017-01-01

    Full Text Available Arm are essential in order to perform manual material handling work that normally involves lifting, handling, placing, push and pull, carrying and moving heavy loads. When these work elements are performed over prolonged periods repeatedly, it will expose workers arm to awkward posture and possible ergonomic risk factor. For example, work element that requires repetitions frequently may lead the arm to face physical stress and mental fatigue. The situation can be extremely risky if the worker task requires higher focus or time consumable. These issues are unavoidable in palm oil harvesting process since the workers are still using manual handling when harvesting the fresh fruit bunch (FFB. The worker using a chisel to harvest the young palms and a sickle mounted on a bamboo or aluminum pole to harvest taller palms. When perform this work element combining with heavy physical workload, it may lead to work-related muscle disorders (WSMDs. This study was conducted to identify the force reaction and inverse dynamic analysis during oil palm harvesting process using ergonomics software called Anybody Technology. Inverse dynamic analysis is a technique for figuring strengths and/or moments of power (torques taking into account the kinematics (movement of a body and the body’s inertial properties.

  2. Rebeca Matte. El cuerpo de la histeria

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    Gloria Cortés Aliaga

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available In 1876-77 Bourneville and Regnard published in France the album Iconographie Photographique de la Salpêtrière with studies of the psychiatrist Jean-Martin Charcot (1825-1893. The album gave account of the phases of hysteria in the most important psychiatric hospice of Paris and its images reproduced a series of postures that became an iconographical and theatrical source for a series of problematic female. Twenty-three years later, the chilean sculptress Rebeca Matte sent to the official Salon the work Horace (1899, characterized by physical and psychological rigidity that are associated with the hysterical-epileptic attacks seizures and to certain states of dementia framed in experiences of delirium, paralysis and abandonment of reason. From Horace Rebeca brings out its chisel a variety of figures and neighboring neurotic, phallic and histrionic that allow wonder on the reception of psychoanalysis and the study of hysteria in the female space. Could they be instruments of sublimation that allow experiencing the most widespread disorders of the female "madness”? Or rather tools of reporting on what psychoanalysis defined as a delimitation of "being a woman"?

  3. Predicting dredging-associated effects to coral reefs in Apra Harbor, Guam - Part 1: Sediment exposure modeling.

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    Gailani, Joseph Z; Lackey, Tahirih C; King, David B; Bryant, Duncan; Kim, Sung-Chan; Shafer, Deborah J

    2016-03-01

    Model studies were conducted to investigate the potential coral reef sediment exposure from dredging associated with proposed development of a deepwater wharf in Apra Harbor, Guam. The Particle Tracking Model (PTM) was applied to quantify the exposure of coral reefs to material suspended by the dredging operations at two alternative sites. Key PTM features include the flexible capability of continuous multiple releases of sediment parcels, control of parcel/substrate interaction, and the ability to efficiently track vast numbers of parcels. This flexibility has facilitated simulating the combined effects of sediment released from clamshell dredging and chiseling within Apra Harbor. Because the rate of material released into the water column by some of the processes is not well understood or known a priori, the modeling approach was to bracket parameters within reasonable ranges to produce a suite of potential results from multiple model runs. Sensitivity analysis to model parameters is used to select the appropriate parameter values for bracketing. Data analysis results include mapping the time series and the maximum values of sedimentation, suspended sediment concentration, and deposition rate. Data were used to quantify various exposure processes that affect coral species in Apra Harbor. The goal of this research is to develop a robust methodology for quantifying and bracketing exposure mechanisms to coral (or other receptors) from dredging operations. These exposure values were utilized in an ecological assessment to predict effects (coral reef impacts) from various dredging scenarios.

  4. Analysis of diatomite sediments from a paleolake in central Mexico using PIXE, X-ray tomography and X-ray diffraction

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    Miranda, J.; Oliver, A.; Vilaclara, G.; Rico-Montiel, R.; Macías, V. M.; Ruvalcaba, J. L.; Zenteno, M. A.

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    Diatomite samples from paleolake Tlaxcala, in Central Mexico, have been analyzed using proton induced X-ray emission (PIXE), X-ray tomography and X-ray diffraction. Chiseled blocks were scanned with a 0.7 MeV proton beam, 0.1 mm in diameter, in 0.25 mm steps across the sediments. X-ray tomography with the same step sizes was then applied, in order to compare the concentrations obtained with PIXE and the material density in the sediment layers. Three different kinds of layers were found, related to their colors: dark, white and gray. The composition of the layers is fairly uniform. The dark zone is enriched in Al, K, Ca, Ti, Mn, and Fe. This dark layer may be associated with eruptions of the Malitzin volcano. The white zone is found to contain diatomite of a high purity, with traces of K, Ca, and Fe, while the gray zones are also Al enriched, suggesting a clay contamination of the diatomite. X-ray diffraction of materials obtained from each main layer showed that the white and gray phases are highly amorphous, with a small component of cristobalite, as expected from the diatom sediment diagenesis, while the dark layer contains also important amounts of anorthite and orthoclase, supporting the volcanic origin of this layer.

  5. Weed infestation in canopy of spring barley in condition of different tillage systems and fertilization and plant protection levels

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    Piotr Kraska

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available The purpose of this work was to determine the influence of conventional tillage (fall ploughing at 25 cm and minimum tillage systems (chisel ploughing at 30 cm and two differentiated fertilization and plant protection levels on number, species composition and air dry weed mass in spring barley cv. Rataj. This spring barley was cultivated in crop rotation potato - spring barley - winter rye. The analysis of field infestation was made prior to spring barley harvest with quantitative- weighting method. There was estimated number of weeds, weed species composition and air dry weight of weeds in two randomly chosen areas of each plot of 0.5 m2. The density of weeds and weed air dry weight was statistically analysed by means of variance analysis, and the mean values were estimated with Tukey's confidence intervals (p=0.05. Intensive level of fertilization and chemical crop protection decreased number of monocotyledonous weeds and total weeds in canopy of spring barley. Conventional system of soil cultivation decreased in a canopy of spring barley the following species of weeds: Geranium pusillum, Galinsoga parviflora, Stellaria media, Apera spica-venti, Poa annua and Echinochloa crusgalli. Conventional tillage increases number of Chamomilla suaveolens and Fallopia convolvulus in a canopy of spring barley. Intensive fertilization and plant protection levels decreased weed infestation first of all through Echinochloa crusgalli, Apera spica-venti, Fallopia convolvulus, Galinsoga parviflora, Geranium pusillum, Chenopodium album and Setaria pumila.

  6. Assessment the effects of different tillage methods on chickpea yield and some yield components

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    Abdullah KASAP

    2013-06-01

    Full Text Available This study was carried out to determine the effects of different soil tillage methods on crop yield and some yield components in chickpea cultivation. For this reason, experimental trials were performed in Çayköy and Güzelpınar in Tokat-Kazova during 2008, 2009 and 2010. In this trials Gökçe cultivar of chickpea was used. Six different soil tillage methods were applied which were, mouldboard plough tillage in fall + cultivator in the spring + tooth harrow (Method A, mouldboard plough tillage in spring + cultivator + tooth harrow (Method B, rotary tiller in the spring (Method C, chisel in the spring + disc harrow and slider (Method D, strip tillage with router rotary hoe (Method E and direct seeding (Method F. Trials were set up in completely randomized block design with three replications. The results indicated that the highest average plant and seed yield per square meter was obtained with method A (470.74 g and 260.63 g and followed by method B (459.43 g and 254.18 g and method D (447.82 g and 247.23 g. In terms of factors evaluated; A, B and D methods were superior compared to the other methods.

  7. The production of permanent plastic scales-I: photo-impregnation of complicated and precise scale pattern on 'PERSPEX'

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    P.K. Ray Chaudhuri

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    Full Text Available This paper deals with the production of 'Perspex' protractors where the image pattern becomes integral with the base by a process based on photo-impregnation principle. This process involves building up of an impervious photographic stencil in a resistant material usually termed a 'Resist' (a coating that protects the area it covers from chemical action on the "perspex" surface followed by chemical attack on the exposed portions of the plastic through the unmasked areas of the stencil with a tinted solution of an adequate solvent preparation. The image is rendered visible by the combined softening, penetrating and staining effects initiated by the etching cum dyeing mordant on the base. In course of the treatment the dye gets entrapped and deeply embedded into the material of the base. The tender dyed characters are allowed to harden and set by the evaporation of the solvents. The composition and action of the dye incorporating medium is so governed that it does not chisel by forming image wise cavities due to removal of material from the "perspex" as is usually associated with all commercial photo-mechanical etching processes.

  8. Effects of Reduced Tillage on Crop Yield, Plant Available Nutrients and Soil Organic Matter in a 12-Year Long-Term Trial under Organic Management

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    Wilhelm Claupein

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    Full Text Available A field experiment was performed in Southwest Germany to examine the effects of long-term reduced tillage (2000–2012. Tillage treatments were deep moldboard plow: DP, 25 cm; double-layer plow; DLP, 15 + 10 cm, shallow moldboard plow: SP, 15 cm and chisel plow: CP, 15 cm, each of them with or without preceding stubble tillage. The mean yields of a typical eight-year crop rotation were 22% lower with CP compared to DP, and 3% lower with SP and DLP. Stubble tillage increased yields by 11% across all treatments. Soil nutrients were high with all tillage strategies and amounted for 34–57 mg kg−1 P and 48–113 mg kg−1 K (0–60 cm soil depth. Humus budgets showed a high carbon input via crops but this was not reflected in the actual Corg content of the soil. Corg decreased as soil depth increased from 13.7 g kg−1 (0–20 cm to 4.3 g kg−1 (40–60 cm across all treatments. After 12 years of experiment, SP and CP resulted in significantly higher Corg content in 0–20 cm soil depth, compared to DP and DLP. Stubble tillage had no significant effect on Corg. Stubble tillage combined with reduced primary tillage can sustain yield levels without compromising beneficial effects from reduced tillage on Corg and available nutrient content.

  9. 成都市郫县三观村遗址发掘简报

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    Sanguan Village Site is an archaeological site with the double strata of Baodun Culture and Shi'erqiao Culture as the main remains. The remains of Baodun Culture were ash pits, ash ditches, burials, house foundations, pebble mounds, etc., and the artifacts were pottery jars with flower-petal-shaped rim, high-necked jars, zun-vessels and stone adzes, chisels and spearheads, etc. the date of which was Phase I of Baodun Culture. The remains of Shi'erqiao Culture were ash pits, ash ditches, kilns, hearths, burials, etc. and the artifacts were pottery jars with small flat bottom, jars with restricted mouth, short-necked jars, gui-vessels,jugs and cups with pointed bottom, the date of which was the later stage of Phase I of Shi' erqiao Culture. The discovery and excavation of this site provided new data for the in-depth researches on Baodun and Shi'erqiao Cultures, especially the house foundations and burials were rare materials for the researches on the lifestyles and funeral customs of the residents on Chengdu Plain in the pre-Qin period.%三观村遗址位于成都市郫县红光镇三观村六组,西北距郫县城区约5.8公里,东南距金沙遗址约13.6公里。

  10. The Ash Pit H9 at Miaodigou Site in Sanmenxia City,Henan%河南三门峡市庙底沟遗址仰韶文化H9发掘简报

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    In May 2002,Henan Provincial Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology conducted rescue excavation to Miaodigou Site,one of the important discoveries of which was an ash pit numbered H9.It had regular structure and yielded rich artifacts,most of which were potteries,plus stone implements and animal bones,etc.Over 100 complete or restorable pottery wares were found,including painted basins,bowls,jars,pots,fine clay basins,pointed-bottomed bottles,flat-bottomed bottles,zeng-steamers,vats,sandy jars,vessel lids,cups,fu-cauldrons,stoves,ding-tripods,jugs and so on,as well as ornaments like pottery rings.The stone implements were axes,shovels,spindle whorls,chisels,hammers and grinders,etc.The discoveries in H9 are significantly meaningful for the researches on Miaodigou Type Culture and scientifically valuable for the exploration to the natures of this type of remains.%庙底沟遗址位于河南省三门峡市西南部的湖滨区韩庄村,2001年被公布为全国重点文物保护单位。遗址位于流人黄河的青龙涧河和苍龙涧河之间的黄土塬上,处于青龙涧河下游左岸二级阶地的前缘(图一)。

  11. Effect of tillage system on yield and weed populations of soybean ( Glycin Max L.).

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    Hosseini, Seyed Z; Firouzi, Saeed; Aminpanah, Hashem; Sadeghnejhad, Hamid R

    2016-03-01

    Field experiment was conducted at Agricultural and Natural Resources Research Center of Golestan Province, Iran, to determine the effects of tillage system and weed management regime on yield and weed populations in soybean ( Glycin max L.). The experimental design was a split plot where the whole plot portion was a randomized complete block with three replicates. Main plots were tillage system: 1- No-till row crop seeding, 2- No-till seed drilling, 3- Tillage with disc harrow and drill planting, 4- Tillage with chisel packer and drill planting. The subplots were weed management regimes: 1-Weed control with herbicide application, 2- Hand weeding, 3- Herbicide application plus hand weeding, and 4- Non-weeding. Results indicated that the main effects of tillage system and weed management regime were significant for seed yield, pod number per plant, seed number per pod, weed density and biomass, while their interaction were significant only for weed density, weed biomass, and seed number per pod. The highest grain yields (3838 kg ha-1) were recorded for No-till row crop seeding. The highest seed yield (3877 kg ha-1) also was recorded for weed control with herbicide and hand weeding treatment, followed by hand weeding (3379 kg ha-1).

  12. Effects of Tillage Management Systems on Residue Cover and Decomposition

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    ZHANGZHIGUO; XUQI; 等

    1998-01-01

    The effects of tillage methods on percent surface residue cover remaining and decomposition rates of crop residues were evaluated in this study.The line transect method was used to measure residue cover percentage on continuumous corn(Zea mays L.) plots under no tillage (NT),Conventional tillage(CT),chisel plow(CH),and disk tillage (DT).Samples of rye (Secale cereale L.) and hairy vetch (Vicia villosa Roth) were used for residue decompostion study,Results showed that the percentage of residue cover remaining was significantly higher for NT than for CH and DT and that for CT was the lowest(<10%),For the same tillage system ,the percent residue cover remaining was significantly higher in the higher fertilizer N rate treatments relative to the lower fertilizer N treatments.weight losses of rye and vetch residues followed a similar pattern under CT and DT ,and they were significantly faster in CT and DT than in NT system ,Alo ,the amounts of residue N remaining during the first 16 weeks were alway higher under NT than under CT and DT.

  13. Effects of 24 Years of Conservation Tillage Systems on Soil Organic Carbon and Soil Productivity

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    Kenneth R. Olson

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available The 24-year study was conducted in southern Illinois (USA on land similar to that being removed from Conservation Reserve Program (CRP to evaluate the effects of conservation tillage systems on: (1 amount and rates of soil organic carbon (SOC storage and retention, (2 the long-term corn and soybean yields, and (3 maintenance and restoration of soil productivity of previously eroded soils. The no-till (NT plots did store and retain 7.8 Mg C ha−1 more and chisel plow (CP −1.6 Mg C ha−1 less SOC in the soil than moldboard plow (MP during the 24 years. However, no SOC sequestration occurred in the sloping and eroding NT, CP, and MP plots since the SOC level of the plot area was greater at the start of the experiment than at the end. The NT plots actually lost a total of −1.2 Mg C ha−1, the CP lost −9.9 Mg C ha−1, and the MP lost −8.2 Mg C ha−1 during the 24-year study. The long-term productivity of NT compared favorably with that of MP and CP systems.

  14. Feasibility of Piezoelectric Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Craniotomy: A Cadaveric Study

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    Peter Valentin Tomazic

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available Objective. Endoscopic transsphenoidal approach has become the gold standard for surgical treatment of treating pituitary adenomas or other lesions in that area. Opening of bony skull base has been performed with burrs, chisels, and hammers or standard instruments like punches and circular top knives. The creation of primary bone flaps—as in external craniotomies—is difficult.The piezoelectric osteotomes used in the present study allows creating a bone flap for endoscopic transnasal approaches in certain areas. The aim of this study was to prove the feasibility of piezoelectric endoscopic transnasal craniotomies. Study Design. Cadaveric study. Methods. On cadaveric specimens (N=5, a piezoelectric system with specially designed hardware for endonasal application was applied and endoscopic transsphenoidal craniotomies at the sellar floor, tuberculum sellae, and planum sphenoidale were performed up to a size of 3–5 cm2. Results. Bone flaps could be created without fracturing with the piezoosteotome and could be reimplanted. Endoscopic handling was unproblematic and time required was not exceeding standard procedures. Conclusion. In a cadaveric model, the piezoelectric endoscopic transsphenoidal craniotomy (PETC is technically feasible. This technique allows the surgeon to create a bone flap in endoscopic transnasal approaches similar to existing standard transcranial craniotomies. Future trials will focus on skull base reconstruction using this bone flap.

  15. Romantisisme pada Karya-Karya Raden Saleh: Suatu Tinjauan Kritik Seni

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    Annisa Desmiati

    2013-12-01

    Full Text Available Raden Saleh is a 19th century Indonesian painter who had the opportunity to master the European paintings in his time. He was born in Terbaya, Semarang on 1807 from a noble family. He then studied painting under the Belgian painter A.A.J. Payen who was assigned by Dutch colonial ruler to capture Indonesian scenery. After studied for some times in Indonesia, he began to travel to Netherlands, Germany, France, and several other European countries and chiseled his name as a famous Romantic painter both in Europe and in Indonesia. This research began from a predicament on how far Romanticism has its influence on Raden Saleh‟s paintings. Romanticism in Raden Saleh‟s works not only characterized by the visual and themes, but also embedded in Raden Saleh‟s ideas and attitude. Raden Saleh, at that time, developed a distinctive style and themes under the Romantic spirit which is mostly a depiction about hunting scenes, allegorical landscape, and dramatic scenes that involves human‟s emotion. Nevertheless the influence of Romanticism is to be found more on Raden Saleh‟s ideas and attitude, such as the idea about the grandeur of nature, exoticism, orientalism, individual freedom, and struggle for liberty.

  16. New hydrologic instrumentation in the U.S. Geological Survey

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    1991-01-01

    New water-level sensing and recording instrumentation is being used by the U.S. Geological Survey for monitoring water levels, stream velocities, and water-quality characteristics. Several of these instruments are briefly described. The Basic Data Recorder (BDR) is an electronic data logger, that interfaces to sensor systems through a serial-digital interface standard (SDI-12), which was proposed by the data-logger industry; the Incremental Shaft Encoder is an intelligent water-level sensor, which interfaces to the BDR through the SDI-12; the Pressure Sensor is an intelligent, nonsubmersible pressure sensor, which interfaces to the BDR through the SDI-12 and monitors water levels from 0 to 50 feet; the Ultrasonic Velocity Meter is an intelligent, water-velocity sensor, which interfaces to the BDR through the SDI-12 and measures the velocity across a stream up to 500 feet in width; the Collapsible Hand Sampler can be collapsed for insertion through holes in the ice and opened under the ice to collect a water sample; the Lighweight Ice Auger, weighing only 32 pounds, can auger 6- and 8-inch holes through approximately 3.5 feet of ice; and the Ice Chisel has a specially hardened steel blade and 6-foot long, hickory D-handle.

  17. Evaluation of an experimental dental porcelain.

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    Hamouda, Ibrahim M; El-Waseffy, Noha A; Hasan, Ahmed M; El-Falal, Abeer A

    2010-11-01

    The aim of this study was to evaluate fracture toughness, hardness, ceramic/metal bond strength and microstructure of experimental dental porcelain and compare it with commercial type. Specimens of specific dimensions were prepared. Fracture toughness was assessed by a three-point bending test. The Vickers hardness was measured using a microhardness tester. The ceramometal bond strength was measured using a universal testing machine. The load was applied at the porcelain/metal interface via a chisel edged blade with a crosshead speed of 2.0 mm/min until fracture. The polished specimens of dental porcelain were chemically etched and the microstructure was analyzed with a scanning electron microscope. The results showed comparable fracture toughness and bond strength for both materials, while the experimental porcelain exhibited higher hardness. The experimental porcelain showed uniform cohesive failure while the commercial type showed mixed mode of failure. The microstructure of the experimental porcelain was tetragonal leucite crystals dispersed randomly in a glass matrix. The leucite crystals exist in two forms, acicular and rod like structures. It was concluded that the experimental porcelain has adequate fracture toughness and ceramic/metal bond strength that can resist the rapid crack propagation and its consequent catastrophic failure, which indicates a material serviceability in the oral cavity.

  18. 黑龙江友谊县凤林古城址的发掘%Excavation on the Ancient Fenglin City-site in Youyi County, Heilongjiang

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    2004-01-01

    In 2001, the Heilongjiang Provincial Commission for the Preservation of Ancient Monuments carried out survey and excavation on the Fenglin city-site. The unearthed remains can be divided into two phases. The early remains include house-foundations, as well as pottery jars, single-handle jars and balls and jade cicadas. The late vestiges are house-foundations, ash-pits and city-wall ruins. Among the objects from Phase Ⅱ, the pottery consists of jars, bowls, dou stemmed vessels, zeng steamers, cups, spindle whorls, net weights and sculptures. The stone implements embrace axes,knives, grindstones, querns and tubes; the bone artifacts belong to the types of arrowhead, hairpin, belt buckle, chisel-shaped object, oracle bone, etc. The bronzes fall into gilt buttons, ornamental tubes, finger rings, loops and belt buckles; and the ironware, into knives, needles, arrowheads, awls, fishhooks and plates of armor. In addition, there are a number of animal bones, which belong to the wild boar, ox,deer, cat, antelope, roe deer, musk deer, dog and fish. The excavation results reveal the distinctive structural forms of the city and its walls and houses, and suggest that the site represents a new cultural type.

  19. Electrical Bioimpedance-Controlled Surgical Instrumentation.

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    Brendle, Christian; Rein, Benjamin; Niesche, Annegret; Korff, Alexander; Radermacher, Klaus; Misgeld, Berno; Leonhardt, Steffen

    2015-10-01

    A bioimpedance-controlled concept for bone cement milling during revision total hip replacement is presented. Normally, the surgeon manually removes bone cement using a hammer and chisel. However, this procedure is relatively rough and unintended harm may occur to tissue at any time. The proposed bioimpedance-controlled surgical instrumentation improves this process because, for example, most risks associated with bone cement removal are avoided. The electrical bioimpedance measurements enable online process-control by using the milling head as both a cutting tool and measurement electrode at the same time. Furthermore, a novel integrated surgical milling tool is introduced, which allows acquisition of electrical bioimpedance data for online control; these data are used as a process variable. Process identification is based on finite element method simulation and on experimental studies with a rapid control prototyping system. The control loop design includes the identified process model, the characterization of noise as being normally distributed and the filtering, which is necessary for sufficient accuracy ( ±0.5 mm). Also, in a comparative study, noise suppression is investigated in silico with a moving average filter and a Kalman filter. Finally, performance analysis shows that the bioimpedance-controlled surgical instrumentation may also performs effectively at a higher feed rate (e.g., 5 mm/s).

  20. Soil tillage, water erosion, and calcium, magnesium and organic carbon losses

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    Bertol Ildegardis

    2005-01-01

    Full Text Available Soil tillage influences water erosion, and consequently, losses of calcium, magnesium and organic carbon in surface runoff. Nutrients and organic carbon are transported by surface runoff in particulate form, adsorbed to soil colloids or soluble in water, depending on the soil tillage system. This study was carried out on an Inceptisol, representative of the Santa Catarina highlands, southern Brazil, between November 1999 and October 2001, under natural rainfall. The soil tillage treatments (no replications were: no-tillage (NT, minimum soil tillage with chiseling + disking (MT, and conventional soil tillage with plowing + two diskings (CT. The crop cycles sequence was soybean (Glycine max, oats (Avena sativa, beans (Phaseolus vulgaris and vetch (Vicia sativa. Conventional soil tillage treatment with plowing + two disking in the absence of crops (BS was also studied. Calcium and magnesium concentrations were determined in both water and sediments of the surface runoff, while organic carbon was measured only in sediments. Calcium and magnesium concentrations were greater in sediments than in surface runoff, while total losses of these elements were greater in surface runoff than in sediments. The greatest calcium and magnesium concentrations in surface runoff were obtained under CT, while in sediments the greatest concentration occurred under MT. Organic carbon concentration in sediments did not differ under the different soil tillage systems, and the greatest total loss was under CT system.

  1. Evaluation of asbestos exposure within the automotive repair industry: a study involving removal of asbestos-containing body sealants and drive clutch replacement.

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    Blake, Charles L; Dotson, G Scott; Harbison, Raymond D

    2008-12-01

    Two independent assessments were performed of airborne asbestos concentrations generated during automotive repair work on vintage vehicles . The first involved removal of asbestos-containing seam sealant, and the second involved servicing of a drive clutch. Despite the relatively high concentrations (5.6-28%) of chrysotile fibers detected within bulk samples of seam sealant, the average asbestos concentration for personal breathing zone (PBZ) samples during seam sealant removal was 0.006 f/cc (fibers/cubic centimeter of air). Many other air samples contained asbestos at or below the analytical limit of detection (LOD). Pneumatic chiseling of the sealant material during removal resulted in 69% of area air samples containing asbestos. Use of this impact tool liberated more asbestos than hand scraping. Asbestos fibers were only detected in air samples collected during the installation of a replacement clutch. The highest asbestos corrected airborne fiber concentration observed during clutch installation was 0.0028 f/cc. This value is approximately 100 times lower than Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) permissible exposure limit (PEL) of 0.1f/cc. The airborne asbestos concentrations observed during the servicing of vintage vehicles with asbestos-containing seam sealant and clutches are comparable to levels reported for repair work involving brake components and gaskets.

  2. Soil and crop residue CO2-C emission under tillage systems in sugarcane-producing areas of southern Brazil

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    Luís Gustavo Teixeira

    2013-10-01

    Full Text Available Appropriate management of agricultural crop residues could result in increases on soil organic carbon (SOC and help to mitigate gas effect. To distinguish the contributions of SOC and sugarcane (Saccharum spp. residues to the short-term CO2-C loss, we studied the influence of several tillage systems: heavy offset disk harrow (HO, chisel plow (CP, rotary tiller (RT, and sugarcane mill tiller (SM in 2008, and CP, RT, SM, moldboard (MP, and subsoiler (SUB in 2009, with and without sugarcane residues relative to no-till (NT in the sugarcane producing region of Brazil. Soil CO2-C emissions were measured daily for two weeks after tillage using portable soil respiration systems. Daily CO2-C emissions declined after tillage regardless of tillage system. In 2008, total CO2-C from SOC and/or residue decomposition was greater for RT and lowest for CP. In 2009, emission was greatest for MP and CP with residues, and smallest for NT. SOC and residue contributed 47 % and 41 %, respectively, to total CO2-C emissions. Regarding the estimated emissions from sugarcane residue and SOC decomposition within the measurement period, CO2-C factor was similar to sugarcane residue and soil organic carbon decomposition, depending on the tillage system applied. Our approach may define new emission factors that are associated to tillage operations on bare or sugarcane-residue-covered soils to estimate the total carbon loss.

  3. Methods of septum surgery (septoplasty with cresto- and suturotomy

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    Gulimbay Babakhanov

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available High frequency of a combination of such symptoms as a curvature of a nose septum (NSC dento-maxillary anomalies (DMA, high standing of the palatum, reduction of the horizontal and vertical sizes of a cavity of a nose are united and named as Khasanov rhinomaxillary (orthodontic rhinological symptom complex. The operative intervention - septum surgery with crestosuturotomy is prescribed to patients with Khasanov symptom complex. The musculomucosal graft is detached, a cartilage is separated from the bottom of a nasal cavity and moved in the opposite side. Thus the nasal crest of a palatal shoot of the top jaw becomes visible and it is removed with a grooved chisel (crestotomy. Suturotomy is made to sutura palatina mediana of the bony palate which is from 2- to 5-mm deep and up to 3-4-mm wide in the form of a trihedral trench. Our experience shows that, patients with Khasanov symptom complex after surgical correction of the nasal septum and osteotomy of the nasal crest of a palatal shoot of the top jaw, the orthodontic disclosing of a palatal stitch occurs several times faster, anomaly relapses of dento-maxillary systems decrease.

  4. Effect of tillage system on yield and weed populations of soybean ( Glycin Max L.

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    Seyed Z. Hosseini

    2016-03-01

    Full Text Available Field experiment was conducted at Agricultural and Natural Resources Research Center of Golestan Province, Iran, to determine the effects of tillage system and weed management regime on yield and weed populations in soybean ( Glycin max L.. The experimental design was a split plot where the whole plot portion was a randomized complete block with three replicates. Main plots were tillage system: 1- No-till row crop seeding, 2- No-till seed drilling, 3- Tillage with disc harrow and drill planting, 4- Tillage with chisel packer and drill planting. The subplots were weed management regimes: 1-Weed control with herbicide application, 2- Hand weeding, 3- Herbicide application plus hand weeding, and 4- Non-weeding. Results indicated that the main effects of tillage system and weed management regime were significant for seed yield, pod number per plant, seed number per pod, weed density and biomass, while their interaction were significant only for weed density, weed biomass, and seed number per pod. The highest grain yields (3838 kg ha-1 were recorded for No-till row crop seeding. The highest seed yield (3877 kg ha-1 also was recorded for weed control with herbicide and hand weeding treatment, followed by hand weeding (3379 kg ha-1.

  5. Culture-independent methods to study subaerial biofilm growing on biodeteriorated surfaces of stone cultural heritage and frescoes.

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    Cappitelli, Francesca; Villa, Federica; Polo, Andrea

    2014-01-01

    Actinobacteria, cyanobacteria, algae, and fungi form subaerial biofilm (SAB) that can lead to material deterioration on artistic stone and frescoes. In studying SAB on cultural heritage surfaces, a general approach is to combine microscopy observations and molecular analyses. Sampling of biofilm is performed using specific adhesive tape and sampling of SAB and the substrate with sterile scalpels and chisels. Biofilm observations are carried out using optical and scanning electron microscopy. Specific taxa and EPS in biofilm can be readily visualized by fluorochrome staining and subsequent observation using fluorescence or confocal laser scanning microscopy. The observation of cross sections containing both SAB and the substrate shows if biofilm has developed not only on the surface but also underneath. Following nucleic acid extraction, 16S rRNA gene sequencing is used to identify bacterial taxa, while 18S rRNA gene and internal transcribed spacer (ITS) sequence analysis is used to study eukaryotic groups. In this chapter, we illustrate the protocols related to fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), and denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis (DGGE).

  6. A Comparison between Different Coronetomy Techniques in Impacted Third Molar Extraction%不同方式分冠法拔除下颌阻生第三磨牙的临床观察

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    梁荣奇; 余飞

    2015-01-01

    Objective: To compare the clinical effects of 3 different techniques in the practice of impacted mandibular third molar surgery. Methods:210 impacted mandibular third molars (186 patients provided informed consent) were di-vided into 3 groups. Group A used “T+V” shape of cutting crown by high speed turbine handpiece, combining with“C”type of cervical increasing gap to extract the impacted mandibular third molars. Group B used “T”shape of dividing crown. Group C used dental chisel to split the impacted molar for coronectomy. The operative time length, intraoperative and postoperative complications were recorded and compared. Results: The operation time length in group A was statistically shorter than those in group B and group C (P0.05)。 A组术中断根、舌侧骨板U折断发生率较B组、C组低(P0.05)。结论:高速涡轮机配专用长裂钻或球钻进行阻生牙拔除术,采用“T+V”型分冠结合C型颈部去骨法,拔牙时间较短,术中断根率、舌侧骨板折断率较低,术后疼痛、肿胀较少。

  7. Effect of chlorhexidine gluconate on porosity and compressive strength of a glass ionomer cement

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    Luana Mafra MARTI

    Full Text Available INTRODUCTION:For presenting wide antibacterial activity, chlorhexidine (CHX has been extensively used in dentistry and can be easily incorporated into the glass ionomer cement (GIC and consequently released into the oral cavity.AIM: The aim of this study was porosity and compression strength of a GIC, that was added to different concentrations of CHX.MATERIAL AND METHOD: Specimens were prepared with GIC (Ketac Molar Esaymix and divided into 4 groups according to the concentration of CHX: control, 0.5% and 1% and 2% (n = 10. For analysis of pores specimens were fractured with the aid of hammer and chisel surgical, so that the fracture was performed in the center of the specimens, dividing it in half and images were obtained from a scanning electron microscope (SEM analyzed in Image J software. The compressive strength test was conducted in a mechanical testing machine (EMIC - Equipment and Testing Systems Ltd., Joseph of the Pines, PR, Brazil. Statistical analysis was performed by ANOVA, Tukey test. Significance level of 5%.RESULT: No statistically significant changes between the study groups was observed both for the number of pores as well as for the compressive strength.CONCLUSION: The use of GIC associated with CHX gluconate 1% and 2% is the best option to be used in dental practice.

  8. The use of grafting to improve salt tolerance of tomato in hydroponic conditions

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    P. Jafari

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available Application of grafting technique could be an approach for increasing salinity resistance of tomato cultivars. To assess the impact of grafting on resistance of tomato to salinity, two varieties of conventional tomato called Hamra and Kevin were grafted on a salt-resistant base, called AR-9704, using chisel grafting method, and were grown in the greenhouse, using a hydroponic system, under three levels of salinity (EC of 2.3, 5.3 and 8.3 dS/m. The results showed that 8.3 dS/m treatment significantly reduced yield per plant. The main reason for this reduction was lower number and weight of the fruits. Interaction of salinity and cultivar was also statistically significant (P<0.01. The use of grafted cultivars of Hamra and Kevin increased yield per plant at different salinity levels. However, this increase was significant at 2.3 dS/m salinity level. At low salinity level (2.3 dS/m, the lycopene content in grafted Hamra and β-carotene content in both grafted Hamra and Kevin cultivars had significant advantage over other treatments. The amount of ascorbic acid and lycopene at moderate and high salinity levels (5.3 and 8.3 dS/m, respectively, and fruit’s soluble solids concentration at salinity level of 8.3 dS/m in grafted cultivars were significantly higher than non-grafted cultivars.

  9. In-situ XRF and LIBS analysis of roman silver denarii

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    Hassan, A. El; Harith, M.A. [National Institute for Laser- Enhanced Science (NILES), Cairo University, Giza (Egypt); Ferretti, M. [Istituto per le Tecnologie Applicate ai Beni Culturali, Area della Ricerca del CNR di Montelibretti, Roma (Italy); Foresta, A.; Legnaioli, S.; Lorenzetti, G.; Palleschi, V.; Pardini, L., E-mail: incenzo.palleschi@cnr.it [Istituto di Chimica dei Composti Organometallici del CNR. Area della Ricerca del CNR di Pisa (Italy); Nebbia, E. [Universita degli Studi di Torino (Italy); Catalli, F. [Monetiere di Firenze, Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Firenze (Italy)

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    Full text: In this paper we present the result of a study performed on a large collection of silver roman republican denarii, encompassing about two centuries of history. The joint use of Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) and X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) spectroscopy allowed for an accurate determination of the coins' elemental composition; the measurements, performed mostly in situ at the 'Monetiere' in Florence, revealed a striking correlation of the 'quality' of the silver alloy with some crucial contemporary events. This finding was used for classifying a group of denarii whose dating was otherwise impossible. The results reported demonstrate the possibility of analyzing in short time and in situ a statistically significant number of coins. Useful information can be obtained about the coin composition, both for main components and traces that could be used for classifying the coins in groups, according to different levels of concentrations of the detected elements. The comparison with other contemporary denarii allowed also to controvert a recent theory on the origin of the so called 'serrated' denarii (denarii showing notched chisel marks on the edge of the coin). (author)

  10. X-Ray Fluorescence and Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy analysis of Roman silver denarii

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    Pardini, L. [Istituto di Chimica dei Composti Organometallici del CNR, Research Area of Pisa, Via G. Moruzzi 1, 56124 Pisa (Italy); El Hassan, A. [National Institute for Laser- Enhanced Sciences (NILES), Cairo University Giza (Egypt); Ferretti, M. [Istituto per le Tecnologie Applicate ai Beni Culturali, Area della Ricerca del CNR di Montelibretti Roma (Italy); Foresta, A.; Legnaioli, S.; Lorenzetti, G. [Istituto di Chimica dei Composti Organometallici del CNR, Research Area of Pisa, Via G. Moruzzi 1, 56124 Pisa (Italy); Nebbia, E. [Universita degli Studi di Torino (Italy); Catalli, F. [Monetiere di Firenze, Museo Archeologico Nazionale Firenze (Italy); Harith, M.A. [National Institute for Laser- Enhanced Sciences (NILES), Cairo University Giza (Egypt); Diaz Pace, D. [Institute of Physics ' Arroyo Seco' , Faculty of Science, Tandil (Argentina); Anabitarte Garcia, F. [Photonics Engineering Group, University of Cantabria, Santander (Spain); Scuotto, M. [Dipartimento di Scienze Archeologiche, Via Galvani 1, 56126 Pisa (Italy); Palleschi, V., E-mail: vincenzo.palleschi@cnr.it [Istituto di Chimica dei Composti Organometallici del CNR, Research Area of Pisa, Via G. Moruzzi 1, 56124 Pisa (Italy); Dipartimento di Scienze Archeologiche, Via Galvani 1, 56126 Pisa (Italy)

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    In this paper we present the results of a study performed on a large collection of silver Roman republican denarii, encompassing about two centuries of history. The joint use of Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) and X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) spectroscopy allowed for an accurate determination of the coins' elemental composition; the measurements, performed mostly in situ at the 'Monetiere' in Florence, revealed a striking connection between the 'quality' of the silver alloy and some crucial contemporary events. This finding was used to classify a group of denarii whose dating was otherwise impossible. The comparison with other contemporary denarii disproves a recent theory on the origin of the so called 'serrated' denarii (denarii showing notched chisel marks on the edge of the coin). - Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer We studied a large collection of Roman republican silver denarii. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer XRF and LIBS allowed to determine the precious metal content of the coins. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer A correlation of the 'quality' of the alloy with some contemporary events was found. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer The study allowed to controvert a recent theory on the so called 'serrated' denarii.

  11. Soil physical quality changes under different management systems after 10 years in Argentinian Humid Pampa

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    Costa, J. L.; Aparicio, V. C.; Cerda, A.

    2014-08-01

    The Argentinian Humid Pampa extends over about 60 million ha, 90% of which are agricultural lands. The southeast of the Buenos Aires Province is part of the Humid Pampa (1 206 162 ha). The main crops are wheat, sunflower, corn and soybean. The management systems used in the area are: moldboard plow (MP), chisel plow (CP) and no-till (NT). Excessive soil cultivation under MP causes decreases in the soil organic carbon content (SOC). Adopting NT may reduce the effects of intensive agriculture, through the maintenance and accumulation of SOC. However, the soil compaction under NT causes degradation of the soil structure, reduces the soil water availability and reduces the soil hydraulic conductivity. We evaluated the evolution of the soil physical parameters in three management systems. After 10 years of experiments in four farmers' fields, we found that: soil bulk density was significantly higher under NT. The change in mean weight diameter (CMWD) of aggregates increased as the management system became more intensive. We did not find significant differences in time and management systems in hydraulic conductivity at tension (h)0 cm and h=20 cm. The reduction in total porosity under NT is mainly a product of a reduction in the percentage of mesopores in the soil. Time had no statistically significant effect on the SOC content. The management system did not affect the yields of crop. In this work, the results indicate a modification of some soil physical parameters (porosity, near-saturated hydraulic conductivity, soil structure) due to uninterrupted agricultural production.

  12. A case of mushroom shape temporal bone osteoma.

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    Akamatsu, Tadashi; Tanaka, Rica; Fukui, Tsuyoshi; Miyasaka, Muneo; Yamada, Shinya

    2009-09-20

    A cranial vault Osteoma is relatively common benign tumor. Mushroom shaped skull osteoma is, however, extremely rare. Twenty seven years old female developed slow growing hard mass posterior to the ear. CT scan revealed a mushroom shaped osseous mass approximately 2.5 cm in diameter protruding from the temporal bone at the site of asterion. And the tumor was located over the right sigmoid sinus. The sigmoid sinus engraved approximately 4mm to the tumor and had a branching to one emissaries' vein. Operation was performed under general anesthesia. The tumor was excised first by cutting the base of the tumor, and then residual tumor was grinded using a round head cutting bar. A chisel dissection was not recommended because of underlining sinus. Histological findings were consistent with a benign osteoma. The postoperative course was uneventful. CT examination immediately done after operation revealed no evidence of intracranial hemorrhage, or injury of vessels. Osetoma was excised, and the surface of cranial bone at the operation site was smooth and cosmetically acceptable. At 6-months follow up, patient remains asymptomatic and recurrence free. CT examination with Multi Planer Reconstruction imaging or 3D reconstruction is highly recommended for the operational planning of cranial osteoma.

  13. Transnational pharmaceutical corporations and neo-liberal business ethics in India.

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    D'Mello, Bernard

    2002-03-01

    The author critiques the expedient application of market valuation principles by the transnational corporations and other large firms in the Indian pharmaceutical industry on a number of issues like patents, pricing, irrational drugs, clinical trials, etc. He contends that ethics in business is chiseled and etched within the confines of particular social structures of accumulation. An ascendant neo-liberal social structure of accumulation has basically shaped these firms' sharp opposition to the Indian Patents Act, 1970, government administered pricing, etc. The author contents that the practice of neo-liberal economics is strongly associated with a "one-dimensional" ethics that privileges market valuation principles over all others. This seems to inevitably generate a social counter-movement that struggles for social protections. He critiques neo-liberal business practices from a perspective that derives from the work of the economic anthropologist Karl Polanyi. Before the present phase of liberalization in India, markets were "managed", but without a "welfare state" in place. Moving toward deregulation of the markets without a welfare state in place is unethical. Keeping the debilities of the institutional framework of public policy in mind, the author adopts a Polanyian perspective that places its trust and hope in the growing social legitimacy of the counter-movement in opposition to both neo-liberal business practices and the degenerate behavior of state agencies.

  14. Designing an intelligent system to predict drill wear by using of motor current and fuzzy logic method - doi: 10.4025/actascitechnol.v35i4.15647

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    Aydin Salimi

    2013-10-01

    Full Text Available In automation flexible manufacturing systems, tool wear detection during the cutting process is one of the most important considerations. This study presents an intelligent system for online tool condition monitoring in drilling process. In this paper, analytical and empirical models have been used to predict the thrust and cutting forces on the lip and chisel edges of a new drill. Also an empirical model is used to estimate tool wear rate and force values on the edges of the worn drill .By using the block diagram of machine tool drives, the changes in the feed and spindle motor currents are simulated, as wear rate increases. To predict tool wear rate, fuzzy logic capabilities have been used to develop an intelligent system. The simulation results presented with MATLAB software show the effectiveness of proposed system for on-line drill wear monitoring. This is confirmed by comparing the measured and estimated values with each other in which the value of R2 was obtained 0.9367 in the regression graph.  

  15. Under-ice noise generated from diamond exploration in a Canadian sub-arctic lake and potential impacts on fishes.

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    Mann, D; Cott, P; Horne, B

    2009-11-01

    Mineral exploration is increasing in Canada, particularly in the north where extensive diamond mining and exploration are occurring. This study measured the under-ice noise produced by a variety of anthropogenic sources (drilling rigs, helicopters, aircraft landing and takeoff, ice-road traffic, augers, snowmobiles, and chisels) at a winter-based diamond exploration project on Kennady Lake in the Northwest Territories, Canada to infer the potential impact of noise on fishes in the lake. The root-mean-square noise level measured 5 m from a small diameter drill was approximately 46 dB greater (22 kHz bandwidth) than ambient noise, while the acoustic particle velocity was approximately 40 dB higher than ambient levels. The loudest sounds at the exploration site were produced by ice cracking, both natural and during landing and takeoff of a C130 Hercules aircraft. However, even walking on the snow above the ice raised ambient sound levels by approximately 30 dB. Most of the anthropogenic sounds are likely detectable by fishes with hearing specializations, such as chubs and suckers. Other species without specialized hearing adaptations will detect these sounds only close to the source. The greatest potential impact of noise from diamond exploration is likely to be the masking of sounds for fishes with sensitive hearing.

  16. 3D Survey and instability’s analysis of Romena parish

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    Stefano Bertocci

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    Full Text Available The Romanesque parish church San Pietro a Romena is located in the municipal district of Pratovecchio, in the Casentino valley. It was built, due to a inscription chiselled on a capital, in 1152 d.C. probably wanted byMatilde di Canossa, who has promoted the construction of a lot of churches in this area. We don’t have many informations about the first church, probably destroyed by an earthquake, event that frequently has hit the valley. We based our research on what the DM 01/2008 requests, so our analysis was made following some steps of knowledge: firstly an accurated research in the archive of the Fiesole diocese, to suppose how the buildinghas evolved during the ages, then a 3D laser scanner survey. Thanks to the accurate point cluod we could draw our sections of the church, integrating the material analysis, the orthophotos and the degradation analysis. In parallel has been developed the stratigraphic analysisof the building, which is useful to understand how it has been costructed and how it has grown, so that a coherent restoration project can be efficiently designed.

  17. Uso de lodo de esgoto na produção de tapetes de grama esmeralda Use of sewage sludge in zoysiagrass production

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    2009-07-01

    systems (with and without chisel use, to break a compacted surface layer. The sludge used came from "Estação de Tratamento de Esgoto de Jundiaí/SP". The doses of sludge applied correspond to the doses of 100, 200, 300 and 400kg ha-1 of nitrogen. 165 days after sewage sludge application, the dose of 31Mg ha-1 allowed the complete closing (100% of soil cover rate and greater resistance of the zoysiagrass sod. The same results were found when chemical fertilization was used. The control and the plots that received 10Mg ha-1 of sludge did not formed sod. The sewage sludge applied to surface promoted reduction of zoysiagrass sod mass. The use of surface chisel reduced the strength of zoysiagrass sod. The heavy metals values found in sewage sludge were below the limit set by the rules governing the sewage sludge use in agriculture.

  18. 微创法拔出下颌低位阻生智齿的临床应用%The Clinical Application of Minimally Invasive Remove of Lower Mandibular Impacted Wisdom Teeth

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    刘啸; 尼加提·吐尔逊; 吴佩玲

    2016-01-01

    目的:比较常规凿骨劈冠法与超声骨刀法在拔除下颌低位阻生智齿时的临床效果。方法:选取求拔除下颌阻生智齿的患者60例,随机分为a、B两组,采用随机分组的自身交叉对照设计方法,a组一侧先用超声骨刀法(实验组)拔除,另一侧用传统凿骨劈冠法(对照组)拔除。B组顺序相反,对比临床效果。结果:使用超声刀骨法拔除的下颌低位阻生智齿的患者的手术时间、出血量和术后疼痛感均小于传统法拔除侧,术后肿胀程度和张口受限的数量明显少于传统法,其差异具有统计学意义(P<0.05)。结论:超声骨刀法优于传统凿骨劈冠法,超声骨刀更好体现微创牙槽外科的特点,值得临床进一步推广。%Objective:to compare the effect of chisel osteotomy and piezosurgery in the extraction of mandibular impacted third molar, compare in the surgery time, intraoperative and postoperative complications, and select the appropriate extraction method for clinical reference. Methods:impacted teeth on both sides of a similar type of 60 patients were randomly divided into a, B groups, using traditional chisel chop bone knife crown and ultrasonic bone impacted wisdom teeth on the lower jaw be pulled surgery, surgery time interval in two month, limited mouth opening degree of postoperative pain, swelling and blood loss record, and the results were analyzed statistically.Results:the use of ultrasound treatment of jaw bone knife low time impacted wisdom tooth surgery patients, bleeding and postoperative pain were less than the control group, the number of postoperative swelling and trismus signiifcantly less than the control group, the difference was signiifcant , with statistical signiifcance (P<0.05). Conclusion:Ultrasound bone knife turbine combined to form a complementary advantages, to better relfect the characteristics of minimally invasive surgical alveolar, but also can be used as a method to improve

  19. A multifractal approach to characterize cumulative rainfall and tillage effects on soil surface micro-topography and to predict depression storage

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    E. Vidal Vázquez

    2010-10-01

    Full Text Available Most of the indices currently employed for assessing soil surface micro-topography, such as random roughness (RR, are merely descriptors of its vertical component. Recently, multifractal analysis provided a new insight for describing the spatial configuration of soil surface roughness. The main objective of this study was to test the ability of multifractal parameters to assess in field conditions the decay of initial surface roughness induced by natural rainfall under different soil tillage systems. In addition, we evaluated the potential of the joint use of multifractal indices plus RR to improve predictions of water storage in depressions of the soil surface (MDS. Field experiments were performed on an Oxisol at Campinas, São Paulo State (Brazil. Six tillage treatments, namely, disc harrow, disc plough, chisel plough, disc harrow + disc level, disc plough + disc level and chisel plough + disc level were tested. In each treatment soil surface micro-topography was measured four times, with increasing amounts of natural rainfall, using a pin meter. The sampling scheme was a square grid with 25 × 25 mm point spacing and the plot size was 1350 × 1350 mm (≈1.8 m2, so that each data set consisted of 3025 individual elevation points. Duplicated measurements were taken per treatment and date, yielding a total of 48 experimental data sets. MDS was estimated from grid elevation data with a depression-filling algorithm. Multifractal analysis was performed for experimental data sets as well as for oriented and random surface conditions obtained from the former by removing slope and slope plus tillage marks, respectively. All the investigated microplots exhibited multifractal behaviour, irrespective of surface condition, but the degree of multifractality showed wide differences between them. Multifractal parameters provided valuable information for characterizing the spatial features of soil micro-topography as they were able to

  20. A multifractal approach to characterize cumulative rainfall and tillage effects on soil surface micro-topography and to predict depression storage

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    E. Vidal Vázquez

    2010-03-01

    Full Text Available Most of the indices currently employed for assessing soil surface micro-topography, such as random roughness (RR, are merely descriptors of its vertical component. Recently, multifractal analysis provided a new insight for describing the spatial configuration of soil surface roughness. The main objective of this study was to test the ability of multifractal parameters to assess decay of initial surface roughness induced by natural rainfall under different soil tillage systems in field conditions. In addition, we evaluated the potential of the joint use of multifractal indices plus RR to improve predictions of water storage in depressions of the soil surface (MDS. Field experiments were performed on an Oxisol at Campinas, São Paulo State (Brazil. Six tillage treatments, namely, disc harrow, disc plough, chisel plough, disc harrow + disc level, disc plough + disc level and chisel plough + disc level were tested. In each treatment soil surface micro-topography was measured four times, with increasing amounts of natural rainfall, using a pin meter. The sampling scheme was a square grid with 25×25 mm point spacing and the plot size was 1350×1350 mm (≈1.8 m2, so that each data set consisted of 3025 individual elevation points. Duplicated measurements were taken per treatment and date, yielding a total of 48 experimental data sets. MDS was estimated from grid elevation data with a depression-filling algorithm. Multifractal analysis was performed for experimental data sets as well as for oriented and random surface conditions obtained from the former by removing slope and slope plus tillage marks, respectively. All the investigated microplots exhibited multifractal behaviour, irrespective of surface condition, but the degree of multifractality showed wide differences between them. Multifractal parameters provided valuable information for characterizing the spatial features of soil micro-topography as they were able to discriminate data

  1. Geostatistical analysis of microrelief of an oxisol as a function of tillage and cumulative rainfall Análise geoestatística do microrrelevo de um Latossolo em função do preparo do solo e da precipitação acumulada

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    Eva Vidal Vázquez

    2009-04-01

    Full Text Available Surface roughness can be influenced by type and intensity of soil tillage among other factors. In tilled soils microrelief may decay considerably as rain progresses. Geostatistics provides some tools that may be useful to study the dynamics of soil surface variability. The objective of this study was to show how it is possible to apply geostatistics to analyze soil microrelief variability. Data were taken at an Oxisol over six tillage treatments, namely, disk harrow, disk plow, chisel plow, disk harrow + disk level, disk plow + disk level and chisel plow + disk level. Measurements were made initially just after tillage and subsequently after cumulative natural rainfall events. Duplicated measurements were taken in each one of the treatments and dates of samplings, yielding a total of 48 experimental surfaces. A pin microrelief meter was used for the surface roughness measurements. The plot area was 1.35 × 1.35 m and the sample spacing was 25 mm, yielding a total of 3,025 data points per measurement. Before geostatistical analysis, trend was removed from the experimental data by two methods for comparison. Models were fitted to the semivariograms of each surface and the model parameters were analyzed. The trend removing method affected the geostatistical results. The geostatistical parameter dependence ratio showed that spatial dependence improved for most of the surfaces as the amount of cumulative rainfall increased.A rugosidade da superfície pode ser influenciada pelo tipo e pela intensidade do preparo do solo, entre outros fatores. Em solos preparados o microrrelevo é aplanado consideravelmente com o acúmulo da chuva. A Geoestatística promove algumas ferramentas que podem ser úteis no estudo da dinâmica da variabilidade da superfície do solo. O objetivo desse estudo foi verificar se é possível aplicar geoestatística na análise da variação do microrrelevo do solo. Os resultados foram obtidos num Latossolo sob seis tratamentos de

  2. Water Erosion in Relation with Soil Management System and Crop Sequence during 20 Years on an Inceptisol in South Brazil

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    Bertol, I.; Schick, J.; Barbosa, F. T.; Paz-Ferreiro, J.; Flores, M. T.; Paz González, A.

    2012-04-01

    Soil erosion still remains persistent at the world scale, even if big efforts have been done to control and reduce it, mainly using soil crop residues to protect soil surface. Although in South Brazil the main management system for most crops is no tillage and direct drilling, water erosion prevails as the most important soil erosion type, which is due both, to the high erosivity and the evenly distribution of rainfall over the year. Moreover, some crops are still grown under soil tillage systems consisting of ploughing, harrowing and less frequently chiselling. Starting 1992, a field experiment under natural rainfall has been conducted on an Inceptisol located in Lages, Santa Catarina State, Brazil, which objective was to assess rainfall water erosion. Two soil cover conditions and four soil management systems were studied: I) a crop rotation, which included oats (Avena strigosa), soybean (Glycine max), common vetch (Vicia sativa), maize (Zea mays), fodder radish (Raphanus sativus) and common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) under the following soil management types: 1) ploughing plus two levelling operations (CT), chiselling plus levelling (RT) and direct drilling with no tillage (NT), and II) bare soil (BS) without crop cover tilled by ploughing plus two levelling. In more than 90% of the study cases, soil losses were collected for single rain events with erosive power, whose erosivity was calculated. Total rain recorded during the 20 year experimental period was approximately 66,400 mm, which is equivalent to roughly 105,700, MJ mm ha-1 h-1 (EI30), whereas soil losses in the BS treatment were higher than 1,700 t.ha-1. On average, soil losses under RT treatment showed a 92% reduction in relation with BS, whereas under CT the reduction in relation to BS was about 66%. Soil management by direct drilling (NT) was the most efficient system to minimize water erosion, as soil losses decreased about 98% when compared with BS. Moreover, soil management systems with a crop

  3. Tillage and residue burning affects weed populations and seed banks.

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    Narwal, S; Sindel, B M; Jessop, R S

    2006-01-01

    An integrated weed management approach requires alternative management practices to herbicide use such as tillage, crop rotations and cultural controls to reduce soil weed seed banks. The objective of this study was to examine the value of different tillage practices and stubble burning to exhaust the seed bank of common weeds from the northern grain region of Australia. Five tillage and burning treatments were incorporated in a field experiment, at Armidale (30 degrees 30'S, 151 degrees 40'E), New South Wales, Australia in July 2004 in a randomized block design replicated four times. The trial was continued and treatments repeated in July 2005 with all the mature plants from the first year being allowed to shed seed in their respective treatment plots. The treatments were (i) no tillage (NT), (ii) chisel ploughing (CP), (iii) mould board ploughing (MBP), (iv) wheat straw burning with no tillage (SBNT) and (v) wheat straw burning with chisel ploughing (SBC). Soil samples were collected before applying treatments and before the weeds flowered to establish the seed bank status of the various weeds in the soil. Wheat was sown after the tillage treatments. Burning treatments were only initiated in the second year, one month prior to tillage treatments. The major weeds present in the seed bank before initiating the trial were Polygonum aviculare, Sonchus oleraceus and Avena fatua. Tillage promoted the germination of other weeds like Hibiscus trionum, Medicago sativa, Vicia sp. and Phalaris paradoxa later in the season in 2004 and Convolvulus erubescens emerged as a new weed in 2005. The MBP treatment in 2004 reduced the weed biomass to a significantly lower level of 55 g/m2 than the other treatments of CP (118 g/m2) and NT plots (196 g/m2) (P < 0.05). However, in 2005 SBC and MBP treatments were similar in reducing the weed biomass. In 2004, the grain yield trend of wheat was significantly different between CP and NT, and MBP and NT (P < 0.05) with maximum yield of 5898

  4. Curative effect comparison between two different methods of extracting mandibular third molars%两种方法拔除下颌第三磨牙的疗效比较

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    李传祝

    2014-01-01

    Objective To compare the clinical effects of traditional chisel method and high-speed air turbine drill method of extrac-ting impacted mandibular wisdom teeth,and to evaluate the clinical feasibility and superiority of the high-speed air turbine drill method. Methods 500 patients with impacted mandibular third molars were randomly divided into 2 grouptest group and control group.260 cases (test group)used the high-speed air turbine drill and new instruments to extract the impacted mandibular third molars while other 240 cases (control group)used the bone chiseling and dental crown hacking method to extract the impacted mandibular third molars. The operation time and post-operative complications were observed and recorded to evaluate the effects of the two methods.Results The data showed that the operation time of the test group was obviously shorter than the control group (P<0.05).There was signifi-cant difference in the degree of pain and limitation of mouth opening degree(P<0.05)after the operation between two groups.The in-cidence of alveolalgia of the test group was apparently lower than that of the control group.Conclusions The high-speed air turbine drill and new instruments method of extracting impacted mandibular wisdom teeth can efficiently shorten the operation time,reduce the incidence of complications,so it is worthy to be promoted and widely used.%目的:对比传统的凿骨劈冠法和改良涡轮机拔除法拔除下颌阻生第三磨牙时的临床效果,评价改良涡轮机拔除法的可行性和优越性。方法选择500例下颌阻生第三磨牙病例,其中260例(实验组)使用改良涡轮机拔除,另240例(对照组)用传统凿骨劈冠法拔除,对手术时间、术后并发症进行分析观察和统计分析。结果实验组手术时间明显比对照组短(P<0.05),两组患者术后疼痛程度和张口受限程度的构成比存在明显性差异(P<0.05),两组干槽症的发

  5. Describing soil surface microrelief by crossover length and fractal dimension

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    Full Text Available Accurate description of soil surface topography is essential because different tillage tools produce different soil surface roughness conditions, which in turn affects many processes across the soil surface boundary. Advantages of fractal analysis in soil microrelief assessment have been recognised but the use of fractal indices in practice remains challenging. There is also little information on how soil surface roughness decays under natural rainfall conditions. The objectives of this work were to investigate the decay of initial surface roughness induced by natural rainfall under different soil tillage systems and to compare the performances of a classical statistical index and fractal microrelief indices. Field experiments were performed on an Oxisol at Campinas, São Paulo State (Brazil. Six tillage treatments, namely, disc harrow, disc plow, chisel plow, disc harrow + disc level, disc plow + disc level and chisel plow + disc level were tested. Measurements were made four times, firstly just after tillage and subsequently with increasing amounts of natural rainfall. Duplicated measurements were taken per treatment and date, yielding a total of 48 experimental surfaces. The sampling scheme was a square grid with 25×25 mm point spacing and the plot size was 1350×1350 mm, so that each data set consisted of 3025 individual elevation points. Statistical and fractal indices were calculated both for oriented and random roughness conditions, i.e. after height reading have been corrected for slope and for slope and tillage tool marks. The main drawback of the standard statistical index random roughness, RR, lies in its no spatial nature. The fractal approach requires two indices, fractal dimension, D, which describes how roughness changes with scale, and crossover length, l, specifying the variance of surface microrelief at a reference scale. Fractal parameters D and l, were estimated by two independent self-affine models

  6. An ultra-clean technique for accurately analysing Pb isotopes and heavy metals at high spatial resolution in ice cores with sub-pg g(-1) Pb concentrations.

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    Burn, Laurie J; Rosman, Kevin J R; Candelone, Jean-Pierre; Vallelonga, Paul; Burton, Graeme R; Smith, Andrew M; Morgan, Vin I; Barbante, Carlo; Hong, Sungmin; Boutron, Claude F

    2009-02-23

    Measurements of Pb isotope ratios in ice containing sub-pg g(-1) concentrations are easily compromised by contamination, particularly where limited sample is available. Improved techniques are essential if Antarctic ice cores are to be analysed with sufficient spatial resolution to reveal seasonal variations due to climate. This was achieved here by using stainless steel chisels and saws and strict protocols in an ultra-clean cold room to decontaminate and section ice cores. Artificial ice cores, prepared from high purity water were used to develop and refine the procedures and quantify blanks. Ba and In, two other important elements present at pg g(-1) and fg g(-1) concentrations in Polar ice, were also measured. The final blank amounted to 0.2+/-0.2 pg of Pb with (206)Pb/(207)Pb and (208)Pb/(207)Pb ratios of 1.16+/-0.12 and 2.35+/-0.16, respectively, 1.5+/-0.4 pg of Ba and 0.6+/-2.0 fg of In, most of which probably originates from abrasion of the steel saws by the ice. The procedure was demonstrated on a Holocene Antarctic ice core section and was shown to contribute blanks of only approximately 5%, approximately 14% and approximately 0.8% to monthly resolved samples with respective Pb, Ba and In concentrations of 0.12 pg g(-1), 0.3 pg g(-1) and 2.3 fg g(-1). Uncertainties in the Pb isotopic ratio measurements were degraded by only approximately 0.2%.

  7. 某污水处理厂生物池结构补强堵漏综合处理技术%Comprehensive Treatment Technology of Structure Strengthening and Plugging for a Sewage Treatment Plant

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    苏云辉; 王永明; 高翔; 马新正

    2016-01-01

    According to structure strengthening and plugging condition of the biological pond in the large⁃scale sewage treatment plant in Xinjiang, by many times of field survey and repeated optimizing design scheme, the design unit finally design a more perfect structure strengthening and plugging scheme. That is by cleaning up and expanding expansion joints, polishing concrete surface and placing asbestos packing and water expansion strip, chiseling concrete and pasting posted outside the water stop and pasting stainless steel sheet and construction of reinforcement, template and concrete, the original expansion joints are reinforced and plugged which the effect is significant.%针对新疆大型污水处理厂生物池补强堵漏情况,该工程设计单位多次去现场实地考察,经过反复优化设计方案,最终设计出较完善的结构补强堵漏方案:通过清理和扩大伸缩缝、打磨混凝土表面及放置石棉盘根和遇水膨胀止水条、凿毛混凝土及粘贴外贴式止水带和粘贴不锈钢钢板及钢筋、模板、混凝土工程的施工过程,在原有伸缩缝处进行补强堵漏处理,效果显著。

  8. Un Yacimiento del Bronce en el Término de Villasbuenas (Salamanca

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    Full Text Available RESUMEN: Este pequeño trabajo se refiere a un yacimiento de superficie ele la Edad del Bronce que se encuentra en el término municipal de Villasbuenas, al noroeste de la provincia de Salamanca, en el que ha aparecido un conjunto de hachas y otros objetos en piedra pulimentada (mazos, escoplo, etc., cantos de cuarcita utilizados como percutores y otros tallados, algunos de los cuales tienen una característica importante: tienen perfectamente pulida la zona de separación entre la corteza y la parte tallada, y fragmentos de cerámica, algunos de ellos decorados, preferentemente con puntos. Por la comparación del yacimiento con otros más o menos cercanos hemos podido dar una cronología aproximativa, sobre todo en función de la cerámica, situándolo en el Bronce Inicial, con todas las reservas que se puedan poner, al ser de superficie y además no muy abundante.ABSTRACT: This short work deals with a surfai - site of the Bronze Age, to be found in the municipal boundaries of Villasbuenas, in the North-west of the province of Salamanca. There, wera discovered a set of axes and other objects made of polished stone (mallets, chisels, etc.. pieces of quartz and other stones used as cutting or carving tools, some of which with an important chciructeristic: the zone of separation between the rough stone and the carved part of the stone is perfectty polished, and there are fragments of ceramicssome of which are decorated usually with dots. Comparing this site with neigh bouring ones we have been able to give an approximate chronology especially by examining the ceramics: we date it as belonging to the Bronze Age with all reservations due to the fact that it is a surfacing site containing few objects.

  9. A cost effective bioremediation strategy using low technology resources for reclamation of dry land hydrocarbon contamination: A case study

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    Robb, A.J. III; Hoggatt, P.R.

    1995-12-01

    Hydrocarbon containing soil was bioremediated at a combination wastewater and slop oil skim evaporation pond utilizing cost effective low technology resources. Fluids and sludge from the football field-sized pond were extraction procedure toxicity and purgeable organics tested, and total petroleum hydrocarbon (TPH) concentrations determined. An impact risk analysis was performed, and a corrective action plan developed and implemented. The three year project was closely coordinated with the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) who established the closure level. The impacted soils at the pond were completely excavated and closure was immediately granted by KDHE for the excavated area. The 24,000 cubic yards of excavated soil were then surface spread on adjacent Mobil property. A nutrient and microbial base was applied to bioaugment the soil. The preapplication land surface and the subsequently land farmed soil was periodically disced and chiseled. A job safety plan including industrial hygiene measures to eliminate workforce exposure was developed and implemented. The final remediation cost analysis amounts to $1.48 per cubic yard compared to the $30 to $150 per cubic yard industry o estimates for similar projects. Several factors were critical in ailing costs to remain so low: (1) assessment and implementation by local in-house staff, (2) conservative remedial action plan and sampling strategy; (3) local contractors; (4) locally available soil amendment; and (5) effective regulatory coordination. The methods described can be used to cost effectively characterize and bioremediate other sites where hydrocarbon-impacted soils exist in similar dry-land environments.

  10. THE IMPACT OF WEED SUPRESSION BY HERBICIDES AND SOIL TILLAGE AT WINTER WHEAT YIELD

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    Branimir Mikić

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available The research of impact of different herbicide dosages and soil tillage systems on weed population, weed control, winter wheat yield, its components and soil compaction has been conducted on luvisol soil type of Valpovo site during growing seasons 2008/09 and 2010/11. The trial has been set up as split-plot in four repetitions, with two soil tillage treatments (CT-conventional tillage, based on mouldboard ploughing, and CH-chiselling and diskharrowing, without ploughing and five herbicide sub-treatments (0-control, no herbicides; H10-recommended dose of Herbaflex (2 l ha-1; H05-half dose of Herbaflex; F10-recommended dose of Fox (1.5 l ha-1; and F05-half dose of Fox. CT treatment had significantly more weed than RT in over-wet season 2009/10., whereas RT had more weed than CT in drought seasons. The control 0 had the most weed occurrence, whereas H10 treatment had the best weed suppression at both soil tillage treatments. Higher yields were achieved by CT in comparison with RT. The highest winter wheat yield has been recorded at control treatment, whereas both full herbicide dosage treatments (F10 and H10 had lower yield, but significantly only within the RT treatment. Since half herbicide dosage treatments (F05 and H05 were not significantly different neither from higher winter wheat yield achieved at control 0 at both soil tillage treatments, nor from less weeded full herbicide dosage treatments (F10 and H10, they can be recommended for winter wheat production, especially in the conditions of more and more frequent occurrence of weather extremes over Northeastern Croatia.

  11. Restauração da estrutura do solo por sequências culturais implantadas em semeadura direta, e sua relação com a erosão hídrica em distintas condições físicas de superfície Restoration of the soil structure by crop sequences established in no-till, as related to water erosion in distinct surface physical conditions

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    Jeane Cruz Portela

    2010-08-01

    ísicas internas ou subsuperficiais. De modo geral, todas as sequências culturais foram eficazes na restauração da estrutura do solo no período da experimentação: aquela que envolveu teosinto no que se refere à perda de solo e água e a que envolveu milho + feijão-miúdo e milheto no tocante à perda de solo foram as que melhor controlaram o processo de erosão hídrica pluvial. A superfície de solo não mobilizada e com pouca cobertura por resíduo cultural foi a que mais favoreceu a enxurrada e a erosão, independentemente da presença e do tipo de crosta, especialmente quando esta última foi levemente rompida antes da aplicação da chuva. A superfície de solo inteiramente coberta por resíduo cultural - tenha sido ela não mobilizada ou recém-escarificada - controlou a enxurrada de modo eficaz e impediu totalmente a erosão. A superfície de solo recém-gradeada sobre a superfície escarificada há um mês, embora com o solo mais mobilizado de todos e descoberto, praticamente não apresentou perdas de solo e água, contrariando o que se esperava.Soil structure plays a prominent role in plant growth and erosion control, and consequently in food production and soil and water conservation. This research was developed with the objective of implementing and accompanying the restoration process of the structure of a degraded soil, by planting crop sequences under no-tillage (autumn-winter and spring-summer, grass and legume, in single and intercropped systems, and later verifying the relations with water and soil losses caused by rainfall erosion, under distinct surface physical conditions (untilled soil, with and without crust; freshly-tilled soil by chiseling and by chiseling followed by disking after one month, and crop residue covering 100, 18, and 0 %. The field study was developed under simulated rainfall, at the Agriculture Experimental Station of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (EEA/UFRGS, in Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil, from May 2004 to Decembe

  12. [Intrafemoral pressure measurement in different cement removal procedures during hip prosthesis replacement operations--experimental study with cadaver femora].

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    Porsch, M; Schmidt, J; Brimmers, P; Menne, A; Merkle, W

    1998-03-01

    During primary hip arthroplasty an increase in intramedullary pressure (IMP) of up to 1000 mm Hg can be observed. As a result of this increased intrafemoral pressure, intramedullary constituents can pass into the venous circulation creating a risk of fat embolism syndrome (FES). In the present experimental study on 9 femora obtained from human corpses, we investigated the question as to whether various methods of cement removal during total hip revision arthroplasty are also associated with increased intramedullary pressure and a risk of FES. The IMP was recorded with a standardized experimental set-up during removal of cement from the proximal and distal regions, including removal of the cement "tip" and the intramedullary plug. The methods employed for this purpose included the osteotome and mallet, a compressed air powered chisel, and a modified intracorporal lithotripter. All the methods induced fluctuations in the IMP the highest values being recorded for the conventional method using the osteotome and mallet (45 mm Hg) and the lowest values for the intracorporeal lithotripter (7.5 mm Hg). Working on the distal cement caused higher fluctuations in comparison with the proximal region. The study failed to reveal any increase in mean IMP, and all measured values were in the low pressure range (considerably below 150 mm Hg). While there seems to be no apparent risk of an FES developing during removal of cement, careless manipulation of the distal cement plug may result in higher intrafemoral pressures--above 150 mm Hg--thus increasing the risk of a fat embolism syndrome.

  13. 绍兴迪荡新城出土铁质农工具及其意义%Iron Farming Tools Unearthed in DidangNew Area of Shaoxing City and Their Significance

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    孙思佳; 梁文杰

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    A large number of ironware from the Eastern Zhou dynasty to the early Western Han dynasty were excavated in the con-struction of the new area of Didang in Shaoxing city, including such tools and appliances as Jue, axe, spade, hoe, scythe, hay, adz, shovel, plough, saw, cut and chisel and a small amount of weaponry. The mutual verification of excavated iron and literature shows that the smelting iron industry appeared in the Yue state in the Spring and Autumn period and the Warring States period, and co-developed with the bronze industry, which not only effectively promoted the growth of the economic and military power, but also influenced the Baiyue tribe whose skills were inherited and developed in time and space.%绍兴迪荡新城建设过程中,在越国西施山遗址范围内出土了为数不少的东周至西汉初期的铁器,包括钁、斧、锸、锄、耜、镰、铡、锛、铲、犁、锯、凿、削、錾等生产、生活用具和少量兵器。出土铁器和文献相印证表明:古越国在春秋战国时期就已经有了冶铁业,并和青铜业共同发展,这不仅有效促进了古越国经济、军事力量的壮大,也影响了百越部族,其技艺在时间和空间上都有典型的传承与发展。

  14. The Function of Warding off Evil of Folk Dress%民间服饰的辟邪功能

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    许平山; 郭小文; 宿伟

    2015-01-01

    The psychological orientation of warding off evil has a far- reaching influence on Chinese people’s clothing outlook,which embodied not only in the choice of clothing color,such as taking red as auspicious,taking black and white as fierce;it is also reflected in the choice of clothing materials,such as taking hemp clothing to avoid fierce,with thick texture clothing access to auspicious.Moreover,it is also re-flected in the selection of morphological diversity of jewelry and clothing,such as jade,tattoos,chisel teeth to ward off evil.The function of special evil with the folk dress is the specific national culture,social psy-chology and aesthetic taste.%趋吉避凶的心理取向,对中国人的服饰观,产生了深远的影响。这不仅体现于服装色彩的选择上,如以红色为吉,以黑、白色为凶;也体现于服装材质的选择上,如以麻服避凶,以质地粗厚服装趋吉;还体现在多样形态的服装饰物的选取与佩戴上,如佩玉、文身、凿齿等以辟邪。民间服饰所承载的特定的辟邪功能,是特定的民族文化、社会心理与审美情趣的外现。

  15. Greenhouse gas fluxes induced by tillage and fertilisation in an organic grass-clover-wheat sequence

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    Krauss, Maike; Ruser, Reiner; Hansen, Sissel; Mäder, Paul; Gattinger, Andreas

    2015-04-01

    Reduced tillage is technically a challenging task in organic arable farming due to the weed competition but also concerning the destruction of grass-clover leys. Regarding its climate impact, there are hardly any data existing. Soil-derived greenhouse gas fluxes were therefore monitored in a long-term field trial in Frick/CH. The trial is arranged in a strip-split-plot design on a heavy clay soil and compares since 2002 conventional tillage (up to 15 cm deep mouldboard ploughing) with reduced tillage (skim plough 5 cm deep and occasional chisel ploughing). In addition, cattle slurry only (SL) is compared with a slurry/manure compost treatment (MC) at a rate of 90 kg N/year. MC plots received one manure compost and two slurry batches, the latter applied with SL the same day but with half the amount. The overall management is in compliance with the EU organic farming regulation. Nitrous oxide and methane fluxes were monitored in a two-year period including a grass-clover ley, its destruction and a subsequent winter wheat crop. We adjusted the closed chamber sampling method developed by Flessa et al. (1995) with eight replicates for each treatment. Gas and soil sampling took place weekly with additional measurements after fertiliser and tillage management. Soil samples were analysed for mineralised nitrogen, dissolved organic carbon and water filled pore space. Flux calculation included linear and non-linear regression calculated with the HMR-Model after Pedersen et al. (2010) and Fuss et al. (unpublished). N2O fluxes calculated with the non-linear model were 10% higher than calculated with the linear model only. First results for the grass-clover period show no significant differences in N2O fluxes neither between reduced tillage and ploughing nor between slurry and manure compost/slurry application. However, ley destruction induced high N2O emissions which will be discussed with the subsequent wheat period.

  16. Noise levels of a track-laying tractor during field operations in the vineyard

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    Pietro Catania

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    Full Text Available Noise in agriculture is one of the risk factors to be taken into account in the assessment of the health and safety of workers; in particular, it is known that the tractor is a source of high noise. The Italian Low Decree 81/2008 defined the requirements for assessing and managing noise risk identifying a number of procedures to be adopted at different noise levels to limit workers exposure. This paper concerns the analysis of the noise risk arising from the use of a tracklaying tractor during field operations carried out in the vineyard. The objective of this study was to evaluate the noise level that comes close to the ear of the operator driving the tractor measuring the values of equivalent sound level (Leq(A and peak sound pressure (LCpk. We considered four options related to the same tractor coupled with the following tools to perform some farming operations: rototilling, chisel plough, flail mowers and vibro farmer. We considered three test conditions: T1 in flat (slope 0%, T2 uphill and T3 downhill (both 30% slope. The instrument used for the measurements is a precision integrating portable sound level meter, class 1, model HD2110L by Delta OHM, Italy. Each survey lasted 2 minutes, with an interval of measurement equal to 0.5 s. The tests were performed in compliance with the standards ISO 9612 and ISO 9432. The results show that the measured sound levels exceed the limits allowed by the regulations in almost all the test conditions; values exceeding the threshold limit of 80 dB(A were recorded coming up to a maximum value of 92.8 dB(A for flail mowers in test T1. When limits imposed by the regulations are exceeded, the operator is obliged to wear the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment.

  17. [Vibration hazards in quarry workers].

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    Sakakibara, H; Miyao, M; Nakagawa, T; Yamada, S; Kobayashi, F; Ono, Y; Iwata, M; Hisanaga, N; Momoi, N

    1984-03-01

    Vibration hazards were surveyed in a population of quarry workers using chipping hammers and to a lesser extent, rock drills. Sixty-nine male quarry workers, aged 49.1 +/- 8.7 and exposed to vibration for 16.4 +/- 5.1 years, were surveyed in 1981-82. They were exposed to vibration for about 2-4 hours per days, mainly under a piece-work pay system. They had a high prevalence of Raynaud's phenomenon (36.2%) and numbness in upper extremities (53.6%). It is considered that the high prevalence was mainly due to large vibration levels in chipping hammers and rock drills and long daily exposure time. The attacks of Raynaud's phenomenon were found predominantly in the left hand, which held chisels, whereas the restriction of motion in the elbow was predominantly in the right arm which pushed chipping hammers. The same 49 male quarry workers in this population were also surveyed in 1976-77 and the prevalence of their complaints between 1976-77 and 1981-82 was compared. The prevalence of Raynaud's phenomenon was the same, but the frequency of the attacks increased between the two periods. The prevalence of other complaints such as numbness, pain and chills in the upper extremities also increased. Between 1976-77 and 1981-82, the prevalence of Raynaud's phenomenon, numbness, and pain in the upper extremities increased in the population of quarriers exposed to vibration for above 2.6 hours per day and 200 days per year, or 600 hours per year. On the other hand, the prevalence of these complaints mostly decreased in the population of quarriers with less exposure.

  18. Fate and transport of tylosin-resistant bacteria and macrolide resistance genes in artificially drained agricultural fields receiving swine manure.

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    Luby, Elizabeth M; Moorman, Thomas B; Soupir, Michelle L

    2016-04-15

    Application of manure from swine treated with antibiotics introduces antibiotics and antibiotic resistance genes to soil with the potential for further movement in drainage water, which may contribute to the increase in antibiotic resistance in non-agricultural settings. We compared losses of antibiotic-resistant Enterococcus and macrolide-resistance (erm and msrA) genes in water draining from plots with or without swine manure application under chisel plow and no till conditions. Concentrations of ermB, ermC and ermF were all >10(9)copies g(-1) in manure from tylosin-treated swine, and application of this manure resulted in short-term increases in the abundance of these genes in soil. Abundances of ermB, ermC and ermF in manured soil returned to levels identified in non-manured control plots by the spring following manure application. Tillage practices yielded no significant differences (p>0.10) in enterococci or erm gene concentrations in drainage water and were therefore combined for further analysis. While enterococci and tylosin-resistant enterococci concentrations in drainage water showed no effects of manure application, ermB and ermF concentrations in drainage water from manured plots were significantly higher (p<0.01) than concentrations coming from non-manured plots. ErmB and ermF were detected in 78% and 44%, respectively, of water samples draining from plots receiving manure. Although ermC had the highest concentrations of the three genes in drainage water, there was no effect of manure application on ermC abundance. MsrA was not detected in manure, soil or water. This study is the first to report significant increases in abundance of resistance genes in waters draining from agricultural land due to manure application.

  19. Resistência à penetração e rendimento da soja após intervenção mecânica em latossolo vermelho sob plantio direto Penetration resistance and soybean yield after mechanical intervention on an oxisol under tillage

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    Marta Sandra Drescher

    2012-12-01

    íveis alocados na subparcela foram constituídos pela ação de uma semeadora de plantio direto equipada com discos duplos defasados atuando até 7 cm de profundidade e de uma semeadora equipada com discos duplos + haste atuando até 13 cm de profundidade. Os resultados obtidos indicaram que a intervenção mecânica em solo manejado sob SPD consolidado, mediante a prática de escarificação ou aração do solo, apresenta potencial efêmero para mitigar a compactação e promover a melhoria da estrutura do solo, com efeito residual de até dois anos e meio para a resistência do solo à penetração. A utilização de semeadora de plantio direto equipada com sulcador tipo haste + disco apresentou potencial para mitigação da compactação do solo, promovendo a redução da resistência mecânica do solo à penetração na camada de 7 - 15 cm de profundidade. Contudo, o efeito residual da intervenção mecânica para descompactação do solo e a adoção dos diferentes dispositivos de aplicação do adubo no sulco de semeadura não foram eficientes em alterar o rendimento de grãos da cultura da soja na safra agrícola 2008/2009.Compaction negatively affects a number of soil properties, e.g., resistance to root penetration and water and nutrient availability to plants, restricting the photosynthetic rate, shoot growth and consequently, the yield. When soil compaction becomes limiting to crop development, mitigation measures must be adopted. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the residual effect of mechanical soil plowing and chiseling, by a seeder with soil breakers (disks and disks plus short ripper as mitigation practice of the soil compaction under no-tillage (NT, on soil penetration resistance and soybean yield. In 2001, a study was conducted in Coxilha, in northern Rio Grande do Sul, on an Oxisol, in an area with a sequence of NT management. In this field, every year a treatment of mechanical soil decompression was applied, consisting of plowing and chiseling the

  20. Comparison of surface emissions and subsurface distribution of cis- and trans-1,3-dichloropropene and chloropicrin in sandy field beds covered with four different plastic films.

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    Ou, Li-Tse; Thomas, John E; Allen, L Hartwell; Vu, Joseph C; Dickson, Donald W

    2008-06-01

    The purpose of this study was to conduct a field study at a Florida field site on surface emissions and subsurface distribution of cis-and trans-1,3-dichloropropene (1,3-D) and chloropicrin (CP) in raised beds injected with Telone C35 with four replications. A total of 16 beds were applied with Telone C35 by chisel injection and covered with four different plastic films, 4 beds for each film. Each bed was installed with five 20-cm long soil pore air probes and a surface air collection pan at arbitrarily locations along the length of each bed for sampling soil pore air and surface air, respectively, for analysis of the three biologically active compounds, cis- and trans-1,3-D and CP. We found that average concentrations of the three compounds at 20-cm depth among the beds covered with four different plastic films generally were not statistically different. Among the four beds covered with the same plastic film, average concentrations of the three compounds were statistically different only in the four metallic PE covered beds at 5 and 24 hours after injection. Volatilization rates of the three compounds among the beds covered with four different plastic films, with the exception of CP at 48 hours after injection, were not statistically different. It appeared that initial upward diffusion and volatilization flux were influenced by solar radiation. Initial subsurface concentrations of the three compounds and volatilization flux, especially cis-1,3-D, were greater in the beds on the east side of the field than that in the beds on the west side of the field. Whether or not difference in initial subsurface concentrations of the compounds between east side beds and west side beds may influence fumigant efficacy remains to be determined.

  1. Tillage, mulch and N fertilizer affect emissions of CO2 under the rain fed condition.

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    Tanveer, Sikander Khan; Wen, Xiaoxia; Lu, Xing Li; Zhang, Junli; Liao, Yuncheng

    2013-01-01

    A two year (2010-2012) study was conducted to assess the effects of different agronomic management practices on the emissions of CO2 from a field of non-irrigated wheat planted on China's Loess Plateau. Management practices included four tillage methods i.e. T1: (chisel plow tillage), T2: (zero-tillage), T3: (rotary tillage) and T4: (mold board plow tillage), 2 mulch levels i.e., M0 (no corn residue mulch) and M1 (application of corn residue mulch) and 5 levels of N fertilizer (0, 80, 160, 240, 320 kg N/ha). A factorial experiment having a strip split-split arrangement, with tillage methods in the main plots, mulch levels in the sub plots and N-fertilizer levels in the sub-sub plots with three replicates, was used for this study. The CO2 data were recorded three times per week using a portable GXH-3010E1 gas analyzer. The highest CO2 emissions were recorded following rotary tillage, compared to the lowest emissions from the zero tillage planting method. The lowest emissions were recorded at the 160 kg N/ha, fertilizer level. Higher CO2 emissions were recorded during the cropping year 2010-11 relative to the year 2011-12. During cropping year 2010-11, applications of corn residue mulch significantly increased CO2 emissions in comparison to the non-mulched treatments, and during the year 2011-12, equal emissions were recorded for both types of mulch treatments. Higher CO2 emissions were recorded immediately after the tillage operations. Different environmental factors, i.e., rain, air temperatures, soil temperatures and soil moistures, had significant effects on the CO2 emissions. We conclude that conservation tillage practices, i.e., zero tillage, the use of corn residue mulch and optimum N fertilizer use, can reduce CO2 emissions, give better yields and provide environmentally friendly options.

  2. Comparison of Surface Water Quality and Yields from Organically and Conventionally Produced Sweet Corn Plots with Conservation and Conventional Tillage.

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    Edgell, Joshua; Osmond, D L; Line, D E; Hoyt, G D; Grossman, J M; Larsen, E M

    2015-11-01

    Organic agricultural systems are often assumed to be more sustainable than conventional farming, yet there has been little work comparing surface water quality from organic and conventional production, especially under the same cropping sequence. Our objective was to compare nutrient and sediment losses, as well as sweet corn ( L. var. ) yield, from organic and conventional production with conventional and conservation tillage. The experiment was located in the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina. Four treatments, replicated four times, had been in place for over 18 yr and consisted of conventional tillage (chisel plow and disk) with conventional production (CT/Conven), conservation no-till with conventional production (NT/Conven), conventional tillage with organic production (CT/Org), and conservation no-till with organic production (NT/Org). Water quality (surface flow volume; nitrogen, phosphorus, and sediment concentrations) and sweet corn yield data were collected in 2011 and 2012. Sediment and sediment-attached nutrient losses were influenced by tillage and cropping system in 2011, due to higher rainfall, and tillage in 2012. Soluble nutrients were affected by the nutrient source and rate, which are a function of the cropping system. Sweet corn marketable yields were greater in conventional systems due to high weed competition and reduced total nitrogen availability in organic treatments. When comparing treatment efficiency (yield kg ha /nutrient loss kg ha ), the NT/Conven treatment had the greatest sweet corn yield per unit of nutrient and sediment loss. Other treatment ratios were similar to each other; thus, it appears the most sustainably productive treatment was NT/Conven.

  3. Incidence & Prevalence of Silicotuberculosis in Western Rajasthan: A Retrospective Study of Three Years

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    Kulbeer Chopra, Prabhu Prakash, Suman Bhansali, Arvind Mathur, P K Gupta

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    Full Text Available Silicosis is a form of pneumoconiosis. It results from inhalation of dust containing crystalline Silica particles of size 0.5 - 5 microns in diameter. Prevalence of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Silicotics is more common when compared to prevalence in general population. This entity is called Silico-tuberculosis. Study was conducted in Kamla Nehru Chest Hospital attached with Dr.SNMC Jodhpur, among 300 stone mine workers of sand stone mines of Jodhpur with clinico-radiological evidence of Silico-tuberculosis. Workers were divided into 3 categories cutter / driller involved in blasting and cutting stones, dresser engaged in fine work by chisel and Labourer - Loading and Unloading of Stones in Mines .All studied patients were males, majority of cases belong to 21-55 years (93% age group. Among these cases maximum no. of patients belong to 46-50 yr. (18% age group. This is the most economically productive age group in India. With increase in duration of exposure from (0-20 years to Silica particles there is increase in the no. of silico-tuberculosis. After 20 year of exposure there is decrease in no. of cases because cases do not survive upto that long period. 137 patients out of 300 cases were confirmed Acid Fast Bacilli positive by smear examination. 123 patients out of 300 cases were bacteriologically confirmed by culture. Out of 123 culture positive cases 66 (53.65% were typical Mycobacteria& 57 (46.34% were Atypical Mycobacterium. M. Kansasii(28, M. Scrofulaceum ( 9 ,M. Ulcerans(1 M. Fortuitum ( 19, When radiological pattern of Typical Mycobacteria cases and Atypical Mycobacterial cases were confirmed compared we found that Cavity with Nodulation, Pleural Reaction, Progressive Massive Fibrosis, Lower Lobe Involvement, Pnemothorax they all were more common in Atypical than Typical Mycobacteria. M.Kansasii predominantly grown in mining area all around the world. Prevalence of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Silicotics is more common when compared to

  4. “Comparative evaluation of dentinal penetration of three different endodontic sealers with and without smear layer removal” - Scanning electron microscopic study

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    K R Sonu

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    Full Text Available Aim and Objectives: The aim of this study was to test the dentinal tubule penetration of mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA Fillapex (Angelus, Londria, PR, Brazil, GuttaFlow® 2 sealer (Coltene/Whaledent with standard sealer AH Plus (Dentsply Detrey, Konstanz, Germany in instrumented root canals obturated by using cold lateral compaction techniques in either the presence or absence of the smear layer. Materials and Methods: Sixty extracted human mandibular premolars with a single root canal were used for this study. All teeth were prepared using F2 Pro Taper nickel–titanium rotary system. Teeth were randomly divided into three groups of 20 teeth each. GuttaFlow 2, MTA Fillapex and AH Plus were used as sealers in Group I, Group II, and Group III, respectively. Groups were divided into two subgroups in which either the smear layer was removed or retained. Removal of smear layer was achieved by continuous irrigation with 5.25% sodium hypochlorite and 2 ml of 17% ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid. The canals were dried and obturated using respective sealers by cold lateral compaction techniques. After storage at 37°C and 100% humidity for 14 days, the roots were then split into two halves using chisel and mallet. On each section, sealer penetration in the dentinal tubules at cervical, middle, and apical levels was examined by using scanning electron microscope. Results: Sealer penetration into the dentinal tubules was noticed in all groups. AH plus showed deeper penetration, followed by MTA Fillapex and GuttaFlow® 2. The penetration depth of the sealers at the cervical and middle third of root was significantly more than those at apical third. Conclusions: Within the parameters of the present study it was concluded, with the removal of smear layer AH plus sealer showed deeper penetration into the dentinal tubules at cervical and middle third of root compared with apical third.

  5. Artifak Purba Pasemah: Analisis Ungkap Rupa Patung Megalitik di Pasemah

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    Erwan Suryanegara

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    Full Text Available Prehistoric relics, especially those of megalithic traditions, were found many in the plateau of Pasemah. From several types of megalithic artefacts, megalithic idols are the one that excessively found in Pasemah. Unfortunately, scientific information about these ancient artefacts in Pasemah is still scarcely to be found, especially in the form of visual data and reports. Based upon this notion, this research conducted a study to investigate, document and describes the existence, depiction, the object, expression style, symbol, and attribute of the megalithic idols of Pasemah; using the approach of ungkap rupa. The study discovers that the proponent society of megalithic culture in Pasemah had used and applied bronze. They had good ability in chiseling idols from big stones of andesit, formed it in sharp corners and created accurate forms. The depicted idols show that its form has a dynamic pictorial postures and shapes, although some are also made in the style of realistic expression. The idols are formed in a leaning forwards posture, its head or face tilted upward, and its feet usually visualized in the bended forms, depicting austronesoid man and animals complete with its attribute and symbols. Further, the study indicates that these megalithic idols were representations of symbolic-mystical beliefs of a Pasemah’s society which were based on cosmology of the past. Accordingly, these idols were inseparable parts of Pasemah’s ancestor veneration rituals. The distinctiveness of these idols is found in their dynamics—both in pictorial and realistic depiction— that seem to be the masterpiece of megalithic idols of Pasemah at that time. The idols visualize the complete body part of austronesoid man and/or animals (head, body, foot/feet, and hand, which indicates that the megalithic idols of Pasemah represents a mystical culture of a society that whorshiped the spirit of their ancestors, live as an agrarist society of farmer (peladang

  6. Identification of Gene Modules Associated with Low Temperatures Response in Bambara Groundnut by Network-Based Analysis.

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    Venkata Suresh Bonthala

    Full Text Available Bambara groundnut (Vigna subterranea (L. Verdc. is an African legume and is a promising underutilized crop with good seed nutritional values. Low temperature stress in a number of African countries at night, such as Botswana, can effect the growth and development of bambara groundnut, leading to losses in potential crop yield. Therefore, in this study we developed a computational pipeline to identify and analyze the genes and gene modules associated with low temperature stress responses in bambara groundnut using the cross-species microarray technique (as bambara groundnut has no microarray chip coupled with network-based analysis. Analyses of the bambara groundnut transcriptome using cross-species gene expression data resulted in the identification of 375 and 659 differentially expressed genes (p<0.01 under the sub-optimal (23°C and very sub-optimal (18°C temperatures, respectively, of which 110 genes are commonly shared between the two stress conditions. The construction of a Highest Reciprocal Rank-based gene co-expression network, followed by its partition using a Heuristic Cluster Chiseling Algorithm resulted in 6 and 7 gene modules in sub-optimal and very sub-optimal temperature stresses being identified, respectively. Modules of sub-optimal temperature stress are principally enriched with carbohydrate and lipid metabolic processes, while most of the modules of very sub-optimal temperature stress are significantly enriched with responses to stimuli and various metabolic processes. Several transcription factors (from MYB, NAC, WRKY, WHIRLY & GATA classes that may regulate the downstream genes involved in response to stimulus in order for the plant to withstand very sub-optimal temperature stress were highlighted. The identified gene modules could be useful in breeding for low-temperature stress tolerant bambara groundnut varieties.

  7. Soybean Tillage Systems and Physical Changes in Surface Layers of Two Albaqualf Soils

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    Gerson Meneghetti Sarzi Sartori

    Full Text Available ABSTRACT A compacted subsurface soil layer can be a limiting factor for soybean growing, reducing soybean yield. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of different tillage systems on the physical properties of two Albaqualf soils of the Central Plains region in the state of Rio Grande do Sul in southern Brazil. Two experiments were conducted: one in Santa Maria, RS, during the 2013/14 and 2014/15 crop seasons, and another in Formigueiro, RS, during the 2013/14 crop season. A randomized block experimental design with four replications was used. The treatments were: sowing using an offset double disc (T1; sowing using a fluted coulter disc (wavy disc with 12 waves (T2; sowing with a knife runner opener (T3; sowing with a knife runner opener + press wheel mechanism for ground levelling (T4; sowing using a furrow opener upon a raised bed (T5; and chisel plough + sowing using an offset double-disc (T6. In the 2014/15 growing season, the T4 factor was changed using a knife runner opener 0.05 m from the planting row. A smaller reduction in the compacted subsurface soil layer was observed for both T1 and T2, which exhibited high soil bulk density values for the 2013/14 and 2014/15 crop seasons. Furthermore, T3, T5 and T6 led to a reduction in bulk density, and increasing total porosity and macroporosity in the soil, which consequently increased water infiltration, water storage capacity, and crop yield in areas with the presence of a compacted subsurface soil layer.

  8. Clinical Experience of Impacted Wisdom Teeth Turbine Drilling Method%阻生智齿涡轮钻法的临床体会

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    张建平

    2014-01-01

    阻生智齿易引起冠周炎、颌面间隙感染等并发症,应尽早拔除。拔除阻生智齿是口腔科最复杂牙槽外科手术之一。传统的锤凿劈冠法手术时间长,创伤大。术后常伴发疼痛、颞下颌关节功能紊乱、张口受限、干槽症等并发症。本研究采用高速涡轮钻法拔除上、下颌阻生智齿获得手术时间短,创伤小,并发症少的满意疗效。%Maxil ary wisdom teeth easy cause,pericoronitis,maxil ofacial space infection and other complications should pul out as soon as possible.Pul ing maxil ary wisdom tooth is one of the most complex alveolar dental surgery.Traditional hammer chisel split ing method of operation time is long,crown trauma.Often associated with postoperative pain,temporomandibular joint dysfunction,complications such as limited mouth opening,dry chamfer disease,to develop more cause for dental fear.Therefore, this paper discusses shorter operation time,smal trauma,fewer complications wisdom teeth removal method is very important.This research adopts the high speed turbine dril ing method on pul ing,mandibular impacted wisdom teeth get shorter operation time,smal trauma,fewer complications satisfactory curative effect.

  9. Determination of paleoseismic activity over a large time-scale: Fault scarp dating with 36Cl

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    Mozafari Amiri, Nasim; Tikhomirov, Dmitry; Sümer, Ökmen; Özkaymak, Çaǧlar; Uzel, Bora; Ivy-Ochs, Susan; Vockenhuber, Christof; Sözbilir, Hasan; Akçar, Naki

    2016-04-01

    Bedrock fault scarps are the most direct evidence of past earthquakes to reconstruct seismic activity in a large time-scale using cosmogenic 36Cl dating if built in carbonates. For this method, a surface along the fault scarp with a minimum amount of erosion is required to be chosen as an ideal target point. The section of the fault selected for sampling should cover at least two meters of the fault surface from the lower part of the scarp, where intersects with colluvium wedge. Ideally, sampling should be performed on a continuous strip along the direction of the fault slip direction. First, samples of 10 cm high and 15 cm wide are marked on the fault surface. Then, they are collected using cutters, hammer and chisel in a thickness of 3 cm. The main geometrical factors of scarp dip, scarp height, top surface dip and colluvium dip are also measured. Topographic shielding in the sampling spot is important to be estimated as well. Moreover, density of the fault scarp and colluvium are calculated. The physical and chemical preparations are carried in laboratory for AMS and chemical analysis of the samples. A Matlab® code is used for modelling of seismically active periods based on increasing production rate of 36Cl following each rupture, when a buried section of a fault is exposed. Therefore, by measuring the amount of cosmogenic 36Cl versus height, the timing of major ruptures and their offsets are determined. In our study, Manastır, Mugırtepe and Rahmiye faults in Gediz graben, Priene-Sazlı, Kalafat and Yavansu faults in Büyük Menderes graben and Ören fault in Gökava half-graben have been examined in the seismically active region of Western Turkey. Our results reconstruct at least five periods of high seismic activity during the Holocene time, three of which reveal seismic ruptures beyond the historical pre-existing data.

  10. Telling stories out of school: experiencing the paramedic's oral traditions and role dissonance.

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    Lazarsfeld-Jensen, Ann

    2014-11-01

    Role dissonance is an uncomfortable experience for graduate paramedics, and some blame their university education for the problem. For paramedics the conflict is between identifying as a rescuer and acting largely as a care giver. With vocational pathways into so many uniformed professions closing down in preference for graduate entrants, young new professionals have to negotiate a rapidly changing work culture. Their older colleagues may be challenged and threatened by the new order. For paramedics the problem is compounded by the newness of its place in the tertiary landscape. Since 9/11 young people have been increasingly attracted to rescue roles. Yet in Australia there is increasing need and scope for health workers in remote and aging populations, a preference not immediately attractive to young people hoping for a more heroic future. While the near professions such as nursing have established their discourses around culture, role and pedagogy, paramedics is still trying to chisel its identity. The myths of paramedic glories past tend to add to the confusion of graduates. Due to a lack of empirical studies of non-clinical aspects of paramedicine, a bricolage methodology was used to refresh data from two discrete qualitative research projects conducted in 2011. Both projects had originally been interested in optimal paramedic preceptorship before and after graduation, but neither had explored the implicit theme which revealed the role of rescue experiences in paramedic culture and identity. The bricolage included a new search of literature from near professions and applied new theoretical frameworks to the analysis of the extant data, to demonstrate how storytelling as an element of paramedic collegiality perpetuates rescue stories that are then used to define paramedic work.

  11. Effect of cropland management and slope position on soil organic carbon pool at the North Appalachian Experimental Watersheds

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    Hao, Yueli; Lal, Rattan; Owens, Lloyd; Izaurralde, R Cesar C.; Post, W M.; Hothem, Daniel

    2002-12-01

    Soil organic matter is strongly related to soil type, landscape morphology, and soil and crop management practices. Therefore, long-term (15-36-years) effects of six cropland management systems on soil organic carbon (SOC) pool in 0-30 cm depth were studied for the period of 1939-1999 at the North Appalachian Experimental Watersheds (<3 ha, Dystric Cambisol, Haplic Luvisol, and Haplic Alisol) near Coshocton, OH, USA. Six management treatments were: (1) no tillage continuous corn with NPK (NC); (2) no tillage continuous corn with NPK and manure (NTC-M); (3) no tillage corn?soybean rotation (NTR); (4) chisel tillage corn?soybean rotation (CTR); (5) moldboard tillage with corn?wheat?meadow?meadow rotation with improved practices (MTR-I); (6) moldboard tillage with corn?wheat?meadow?meadow rotation with prevalent practices (MTR-P). The SOC pool ranged from 24.5Mgha?1 in the 32-years moldboard tillage corn (Zea mays L.)?wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)?meadow?meadow rotation with straight row farming and annual application of fertilizer (N:P:K = 5:9:17) of 56?112 kg ha?1 and cattle (Bos taurus) manure of 9Mg ha?1 as the prevalent system (MTR-P) to 65.5Mgha?1 in the 36-years no tillage continuous corn with contour row farming and annual application of 170?225 kgNha?1 and appropriate amounts of P and K, and 6?11Mgha?1 of cattle manure as the improved system (NTC-M).

  12. The WELSONS experiment: overview and presentation of first results on the surface atmospheric boundary-layer in semiarid Spain

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    J.-P. Frangi

    Full Text Available This study presents the preliminary results of the local energy budget and dynamic characteristics of the surface atmospheric boundary-layer (SBL during the WELSONS (wind erosion and losses of soil nutrients in semiarid Spain experiment. Some Mediterranean regions suffer land degradation by wind erosion as a consequence of their particular soil and climate conditions and inappropriate agricultural practice. In Spain, where land degradation by water erosion is well known, the lack of field studies to quantify soils losses by wind erosion resulted in the European Community organizing a scientific program for this specific issue. The European programme known as WELSONS was devoted to study the wind erosion process in central Aragon (NE Spain. This multidisciplinary experiment, which began in 1996 and finished in 1998, was carried out over an agricultural soil which was left fallow. Within the experimental field, two plots were delimited where two tillage treatments were applied, a mould-board ploughing (or conventional tillage denoted CT and chisel ploughing (reduced tillage denoted RT. This was to study on bare soil the influence of tillage method on surface conditions, saltation flux, vertical dust flux, erosion rates, dynamics characteristics such as friction velocity, roughness length, etc., and energy budget. The partitioning of the available energy, resulting from the dynamics of the SBL, are quite different over the two plots because of their own peculiar soil and surface properties. The first results show that the RT treatment seems to provide a wind erosion protection. Because of the long data recording time and particular phenomena (formation of a crust at the soil surface, very dry conditions, high wind speed for instance, these microclimatological data acquired during the WELSONS programmes may be helpful to test atmospheric boundary-layer models coupled with soil models.

    Key words: Hydrology (desertification - Meterology and

  13. Osteomas of the middle ear

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    Sente Marko

    2004-01-01

    Full Text Available INTRODUCTION Osteomas of the middle ear are small, single, usually unilateral, peduncular growths, off-white in color, with smooth or multilobular surface, asymptomatic or causing functional disorders (progressive hearing loss, pathological appearance of the eardrum, vertigo and otorrhea, of unclear or unknown etiology. Fleury described three types of osteomas: massive, diffuse atticoantral and localized type. The therapy is surgical. Small and asymptomatic ones are followed-up. Cremers suggests surgical intervention in cases of progressive growth and increased hearing loss. Case description Discharge and pain in the left ear started twelve years ago, accompanied by impaired hearing and tinnitus. Four months ago the symptoms aggravated and discharge and pain increased. Otomicroscopic findings revealed: perforation in the posterior attic and a prominent polypous, clustered bright red formation. Schüller X-ray showed total absence of pneumocyte cells, with distinct sclerotic changes. Retroauricular access showed a biventricular bony formation in the cavum and partly in the antrum. A cholesteatoma extended from the cavum into the antrum, above the osteatoma. The bony formation was separated transmeatally from the grip in the posterior attic using a chisel, partially removing the bone wall of the exterior aural tube, removing it completely through the mastoid antrum. The removed bony mass, sized 5 x 8 x 8 mm, included also the incus. DISCUSSION Osteoma was discovered accidentally. Regarding clinical features, it belonged to the second group, due to progressive hearing loss, recurrent episodes of otorrhea, pain, biventricular shape and association with cholesteatoma. It was removed using a combined method. It was not possible to establish when the osteoma exactly started generating. It is possible that the initial complaints twelve years ago were the first signs of illness, and chronic otitis may have occurred as a consequence of the tumor.

  14. Another one bites the dust: bite force and ecology in three caviomorph rodents (Rodentia, Hystricognathi).

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    Becerra, Federico; Echeverría, Alejandra Isabel; Casinos, Adrià; Vassallo, Aldo Iván

    2014-04-01

    Mammals have developed sophisticated strategies adapting to particular locomotor modes, feeding habits, and social interactions. Many rodent species have acquired a fossorial, semi-fossorial, or even subterranean life-style, converging on morphological, anatomical, and ecological features but diverging in the final arrangement. These ecological variations partially depend on the functional morphology of their digging tools. Muscular and mechanical features (e.g., lever arms relationship) of the bite force were analyzed in three caviomorph rodents with similar body size but different habits and ecological demands of the jaws. In vivo forces were measured at incisors' tip using a strain gauge load cell force transducer whereas theoretical maximal performance values, mechanical advantages, and particular contribution of each adductor muscle were estimated from dissections in specimens of Ctenomys australis (subterranean, solitary), Octodon degus (semi-fossorial, social), and Chinchilla laniger (ground-dweller, colonial). Our results showed that C. australis bites stronger than expected given its small size and C. laniger exhibited the opposite outcome, while O. degus is close to the expected value based on mammalian bite force versus body mass regressions; what might be associated to the chisel-tooth digging behavior and social interactions. Our key finding was that no matter how diverse these rodents' skulls were, no difference was found in the mechanical advantage of the main adductor muscles. Therefore, interspecific differences in the bite force might be primarily due to differences in the muscular development and force, as shown for the subterranean, solitary and territorial C. australis versus the more gracile, ground-dweller, and colonial C. laniger.

  15. Atributos físicos e produtividade de culturas em um Latossolo Vermelho argiloso sob diferentes sistemas de manejo Crop yield and physical attributes of a clayey oxisol under different management systems

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    Deonir Secco

    2005-06-01

    direto não alterou significativamente a produção das culturas e os atributos físicos avaliados.This study was carried out from 1994 to 1998 in the Agronomy experimental area at the University of Cruz Alta - UNICRUZ, Cruz Alta, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil to evaluate the influence of five soil management systems on bulk density, porous space (total porosity, macro and microporosity of an clayey Rhodic Hapludox, as well as their effect on soybean, wheat and corn yield. The experiment had a completely randomized block design with four replications. The following management systems were used: (1 continuous no-tillage-PDC; (2 no-tillage with chiseling every three years-PDSD; (3 summer no-tillage with autumn/winter chiseling -PDV; (4 reduced tillage systems: chiseling plus harrow disking-PCEG; and, (5 conventional tillage: disk plowing plus harrow disking-PCAG. Two samples were collected in each experimental unit at depths of 0.0-0.07, 0.07-0.14 and 0.14-0.21 m. In the three studied depths the soil bulk density was higher for the treatments with less soil mobilization (PDC and PDSD, while the total porosity and macroporosity showed an opposite behavior. With exception of PDV, the bulk density values, total porosity and macroporosity were practically constant in the other management systems during the three consecutive years at the three studied depths, indicating no soil compaction tendency over time. The yield of soybean and corn did not differ significantly among the management systems, demonstrating that for these crops the soil structure did not affect the yield. Wheat was sensitive to the structural state of the soil since the management systems with most soil mobilization (PCGA provided more appropriate conditions. The results evidenced no need to mobilize the soil each year or every three years in the areas operated under no tillage systems.

  16. ARROZ DE TERRAS ALTAS EM ROTAÇÃO COM SOJA UPLAND RICE IN ROTATION WITH SOYBEAN

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    Cleber Morais Guimarães

    2007-09-01

    upland rice grown in soils of continued soybean cultivation, under different tillage systems and nutrient doses, and the effects of these treatments on the subsequent soybean yield. The treatments were three doses of macronutrients (zero, 100 kg.ha-1, and 300 kg.ha-1 of commercial formula 4-30-16, without or with micronutrient fertilization (20 kg.ha-1 of zinc sulfate, 50 kg.ha-1 of FTE BR 12, and 50 kg.ha-1 of iron sulfate. The experiments were carried out under three soil tillage systems (heavy disk harrow, chisel plow, and moldboard plow. A joint analysis showed that the moldboard plow system provided average rice grain yield of 3077 kg.ha-1, 9% and 26% higher than those of chisel plow (2823 kg.ha-1, and heavy disk harrow (2440 kg.ha-1, respectively. Macro and micronutrient treatments did not significantly affect rice grain yield. The different soil tillage systems and nutrient doses applied to rice crop did not significantly affect soil macro and micronutrient levels and pH, nor did it affect the soybean yield when the crop was planted in the same area in the succeeding year. Average soybean yield was approximately 2600 kg.ha-1. As far as profitability and sustainability are concerned, it was recommended that rice grown after soybean crop, under moldboard plowing, should be fertilized with 100 kg.ha-1 of commercial formula 4-30-16, without micronutrient fertilization.

    KEY-WORDS: Moldboard plow; chisel plow; heavy disk harrow; macronutrient; micronutrient.

  17. Desempenho de um trator em função do tipo de pneu, da lastragem e da velocidade de trabalho Performance of an tractor as a function of tire type, ballasting and forward speed

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    Afonso Lopes

    2005-04-01

    Full Text Available O trabalho comparou o desempenho de um trator agrícola 4x2 TDA de 89 kW (121cv em função do tipo de pneus (radial, diagonal e de baixa pressão, a condição de lastragem (com e sem água nos pneus e quatro velocidades [V1 (1,84km h-1, V2 (3,18km h-1, V3 (4,57km h-1, V4 (5,04km h-1]. O experimento foi realizado na UNESP-Jaboticabal-SP, em condição de preparo do solo com escarificador de sete hastes a 30cm de profundidade. Os pneus foram do tipo R1, com as seguintes características: [radial (dianteiros-14.9 R 26; traseiros-620/75 R 30 diagonal (dianteiros-14.9-26, traseiros-23.1-30 e BPAF (dianteiros-500/60-26.5; traseiros-700/55-34]. O delineamento experimental foi blocos casualizados, em esquema fatorial 3x2x4, com 24 tratamentos e três repetições. Os resultados evidenciaram vantagens para o trator equipado com pneus radiais.The objective of this study was to compare the performance of the FWD agricultural tractor, equipped with three types of tires (bias ply, radial and low pressure, with and without tire water ballasting, operating in four forward speed. The research was carried out at UNESP, SP, Brazil, with the tractor pulling a chisel plow. A tractor with 89kW (121cv engine power equipped with FWD, was used in the experiment, and the tires used had the following characteristics: radial (front: 14.9R26 and rear: 620/75R30, bias ply (front: 14.9-26 and rear: 23.1-30 and low pressure (front: 500/60-26.5 and rear: 700/55-34. The experiment was conducted in a completely randomized block, design (3x2x4, with 24 treatments and three replications. The results evidenced advantages for the tractor equipped with radial tires.

  18. DEMONSTRATION AND EVALUATION OF POTENTIAL HIGH LEVEL WASTE MELTER DECONTAMINATION TECHNOLOGIES FOR SAVANNAH RIVER SITE

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    Weger, Hans, Ph.D.; Kodanda, Raja Tilek Meruva; Mazumdar, Anindra; Srivastava, Rajiv Ph.D.; Ebadian, M.A. Ph.D.

    2003-02-27

    pieces: one weighing 12.7 kg and the other 16.8 kg. However, it was not capable of fracturing smaller pieces off the block except when the chisel was applied at the edges of the block or at the fissure of the split. The circular saw successfully cut the K-3 refractory material at a rate of 0.29 cm3/s or a line at 4.1 cm/s. A Fourier transform was performed on the acceleration data to obtain the frequency domain results.

  19. The effect of collagen removal on shear bond strength of four single bottle adhesive systems

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    Kasraie Sh

    2006-07-01

    Full Text Available Background and Aim: Achieving adhesion between restorative materials and dentin as a wet and dynamic surface is an important topic in restorative and especially in conservative dentistry. Adhesion of new dentin bonding systems depends on the formation of hybrid layer and micromechanical retention. Nevertheless, an ideal adhesive system has not yet been introduced .Recent studies reveal an increase in bonding stability when the collagen is removed from demineralized dentin surfaces. This study investigates the effect of collagen removal on the shear bond strength of four single bottle dentin bonding systems regarding their structural differences. Materials and Methods: This experimental study was performed on 56 intact human premolar teeth. Smooth surfaces of dentin were prepared on buccal & lingual aspects of teeth, providing 112 dentin surfaces. The dentin surfaces were etched with 37% phosphoric acid for 15 seconds and then rinsed. The specimens were divided into 8 groups. Single bottle adhesive systems [Single Bond (3M, One-Step (Bisco, Prime & Bond NT (Dentsply, and Excite (Vivadent] were then applied on the dentin surfaces of 4 groups using the wet bonding technique. In the other 4 groups, the demineralized dentin surfaces were treated with a 5.25% solution of sodium hypochlorite for one minute in order to remove the surface organic components. The adhesive systems mentioned before were applied to these 4 groups with the same wet bonding technique. A cylinder of Z100 (3M dental composite with a 3 mm diameter and 2 mm height was placed on the adhesive covered dentin surface of all groups and light-cured (400 mW/cm2 ,40 sec on each side. The specimens were kept in distilled water at room temperature for one week and then thermocycled for 3000 times (5-55 oc. Shear bond strength of specimens was measured using an Instron (1495 universal mechanical testing machine with cross-head speed of 0.5 mm/minute and chisel form shearing blade. Data were

  20. The study of the radiation protection of propolis to the radiation effects in mice

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    Gu, Y.H.; Suzuki, Ikukatsu; Hasegawa, Takeo; Muto, H. [Suzuka Univ. of Medical Science, Mie (Japan); Yanagisawa, Takaharu; Iwasa, Toshihiro; Bamen, K.

    2000-05-01

    The profit which radiation brought to the Homo sapiens is very big. But, radiation has even harmful parameter for the human besides one case. After effect on man to the radiation is thought about, the individual of which sensibility is the highest is a fetus. Therefore, even an effects to this fetus is grasped precisely, and protection criterion and resource are decided from the viewpoint of the protection of radiation as well. If it does so, a child and maturitas aren't so difficult as in the protection of radiation and the managerial side. It was examined about control group, propolis administration chisels for medical use group, 1.5 Gy independent exposure group and propolis pluse 1.5 Gy group in this study. It was examined about the protection of radiation of propolis which to malformation, fetal death, arrested development, and so on in the organogenesis (8 days post conception) being done when sensibility is the highest against the teratogenesis. Preimplantation death rate was compared with the control group and the sham control group, and statistical significant difference wasn't recognized by a 1.5 Gy radiation independent exposure group, propolis administration 1.5 Gy radiation exposure group. As for the embryonic death rate, propolis was administered, and obviously embryonic death rate was poorer than the 1.5 Gy independent exposure group, and significant difference was recognized by a 1.5 Gy radiation exposure group (p<0.001). It has a 1.5 Gy radiation exposure group made clear by this research fetal death rate propolis administer more only 1.5 Gy exposure fetal death rate development low (p<0.001). Fetal death rate wasn't recognized by propolis administration group (Sham control). As for the teratogenesis rate, propolis was administered, and the teratogenesis rate of the 1.5 Gy radiation exposure group was higher than the 1.5 Gy radiation independent exposure group. But, this is thought anamorphosis appear by propolis administration so

  1. The study of the radiation protection effects of TMG to the fetus on the organogenesis stage in ICR mice

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    Gu, Yeunhwa; Santokuya, Takumi; Suzuki, Ikukatsu; Hasegawa, Takeo; Yamamoto, Youichi [Suzuka Univ. of Medical Science, Mie (Japan); Bamen, K.; Yanagisawa, Takaharu; Iwasa, Toshihiro

    2000-05-01

    , the radiation+TMG infusion group chisels for medical use (p<0.05). Therefore, TMG protecting effect to the radiation was made clear by this research. (author)

  2. 内锥面刃磨机实现麻花钻螺旋面刃磨的研究与仿真%Research and simulation to realize helicoid grinding of twist drill with inner cone grinding machine

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    戴俊平; 郭辉; 关文魁; 卜睿

    2012-01-01

    According to the working principle of inner cone grinding machine, the differential of plate units is increased to replace the traditional variable lead.And two step motors are applied to drive respectively ball screw spindle and nut relative rotation and synthetize any thread pitch.Thus the method to achieve adjustable lead helicoid grinding is put forward as well as the method for grinding the helicoid within inner cone grinding machine,and then the formula of relief angle and oblique of chisel edge after grinding is derived.The author designs a virtual prototype of inner cone grinding machine with the Pro/E Software to realize helicoid grinding by motion simulation in its mechanism,which results verify that the mechanism after improving can realize the helicoid grinding.The mechanism is conducive to the realization of digital control of mechanical grinding.%根据内锥面刃磨机的工作原理,增加双层拖板的差动来代替传统的变导程,利用两步进电机分别带动丝杠主轴与螺母相对转动,合成任意螺距.实现导程可调的新螺旋面刃磨的方法,由此实现了在内锥面刃磨机中进行螺旋面刃磨的方法,并推导了刃磨后后角与横刃斜角的公式.然后基于Pro/E软件设计了机构的虚拟样机,并以双层拖板的分析为例对机构实现螺旋面刃磨而进行运动仿真,结果验证了改进后的机构可以实现螺旋面刃磨.此机构有利于实现数字化控制的机械刃磨.

  3. Parámetros físicos del suelo en condiciones no perturbadas y bajo laboreo Physical parameters of a soil under minimum tillage and non-disturbed conditions

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    Laura Alejandra Ferreras

    2001-01-01

    Full Text Available Se estudió el efecto de dos sistemas de labranza sobre algunas propiedades del suelo y el rendimiento de soja. La experiencia se realizó sobre un Argiudol típico durante 1996. Los tratamientos fueron: siembra directa (SD, labranza vertical (LV y un control no laboreado (T. Sedeterminó: densidad del suelo (DS; densidad máxima (DSMAX; compactación relativa (CR; porosidad estructural (PE; carbono orgánico total (COT, humificado (COH y libre (COL y humedad gravimétrica (HG. Se realizó el perfil cultural en LV y SD. La DS en SD fue significativamente mayor (PT>SD, mientras que en profundidad fue T>LV>SD. Hubo relación inversa entre CR y PE (r²=0,87. El perfil cultural mostró un 40% de agregados sin porosidad interna enSD. En superficie T presentó mayor COT, COH y COL. La DSMAX se correlacionó negativamente con el COT (r²=0,88. Al inicio del cultivo, SD presentó mayor HG (PThe effect of two tillage systems on soil properties and soybean yield was studied. The experiment was carried out on a Typic Argiudoll during 1996. Treatments were: no-tillage (NT, chisel plow (CP and a control not sown (CNS. Soil bulk density (SBD, maximum bulk density (MAXDB, relative compaction (RC, structural porosity (SP, total organic carbon (TOC, humified organic carbon (HOC, free organic carbon (FOC and water content were evaluated. Soil profile analysis was performed for both tillage systems. Results of SBD in NT showed significant differences both at surface and in depth (1.22 and 1.37 Mg m-3, respectively. The SP at both sampling depths was in the order CP>CNS>NT and CNS>CP>NT, respectively. RC was inversely related to the SP (r²=0.87. Soil profiles showed a 40% of aggregates without internal porosity in NT. TOC, HOC and FOC on surface was higher (P<=0,01 in T as respect NT and CP. MAXBD was negatively correlated to TOC (r²=0.88. Water content in NT was higher (P<=0,01 than in CP at the initial stages, while it was higher (P<=0.01 in CP at flowering

  4. Stade NPP. Dismantling of the reactor pool

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    Scharf, Daniel; Dziwis, Joachim [E.ON Anlagenservice GmbH Nukleartechnik, Gelsenkirchen (Germany); Kemp, Lutz-Hagen [KKW Stade GmbH und Co. oHG, Stade (Germany)

    2012-11-01

    Within the scope of the 4{sup th} partial decommissioning permission of Stade NPP the activated and contaminated structures of the reactor pool had to be dismantled in order to gain a completely non-radioactive reactor pool area for the subsequent clearance measurement of the reactor building. In order to achieve the aim it was intended to remove the activated pool liner sheets, its activated framework and several contaminated ventilation channels made of stainless steel, the concrete walls of the reactor pool entirely or in parts depending on their activation level, as well as the remaining activated carbon steel structures of the reactor pool bottom. Embedded in the concrete walls there were several highly contaminated excore tubes and the contaminated pool top edge, which were intended to be removed to its full extent. The contract of the Stade NPP initiated reactor pool dismantling project had been awarded to E.ON Anlagenservice GmbH (EAS) and its subsupplier sat. Kerntechnik GmbH for the concrete dismantling works and was performed as follows. In order to minimize the radiation level in the main working area in accordance with the ALARA principle, the liner sheets and middle parts of its framework were removed by means of angle grinders first, as they were the most dose rate relevant parts. As a result the primary average radiation level in the reactor pool (measured in a distance of 500 mm from the walls) was lowered from 40 {mu}Sv/h to less than 2 {mu}Sv/h. After the minimization of the radiation level in the working area the main dismantling step started with the cutting of the reactor pool walls in blocks by means of diamond rope cutters. Once a concrete block was cut out, it was transported into the fuel pool by means of a crane and crane fork, examined radiologically, marked area by area and segmented to debris by means of an electrical excavator with a hydraulic chisel. Afterwards the debris and carbon steel parts were fractioned and packed for further

  5. Application of micro-power system in the surgery of tooth extraction%微动力系统在牙拔除术中的应用

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    胡开进; 李永锋; 吴迪

    2015-01-01

    牙拔除术是口腔外科最基本的治疗操作,但传统使用骨凿、骨锤等拔牙工具的方法不仅创伤大、并发症多,还易增加患者紧张、恐惧心理。近年来,随着微创理念的发展和技术的进步,各种微动力设备开始应用于牙拔除术,这些设施既能减少拔牙创伤、降低拔牙并发症,还可极大地减轻患者的身心压力,从而弥补了传统拔牙器械的不足并逐渐取代了传统拔牙工具。由于各种微动力系统具有不同的优势和缺陷,在操作过程中还需一些辅助设备。本文将针对各种微动力系统在牙拔除术中应用的优缺点和辅助设备的选择和使用方法进行阐述,为临床上如何选择和应用微动力系统提供参考。%Tooth extraction is a common operation in oral surgery. Traditional extraction instruments, such as bone chisel, elevator, and bone hammer, lead to not only severe trauma but also unnecessary complications, and patients easily become nervous and apprehensive if tooth extraction is performed using these violent instruments. In recent years, with the develop-ment of minimally invasive concept and technology, various micro-power instruments have been used for tooth extraction. This innovative technology can reduce the iatrogenic trauma and complications of tooth extraction. Additionally, this techno-logy can greatly decrease the patient’s physical and mental pressure. The new equipment compensates for the deficiency of traditional tooth extraction equipment and facilitates the gradual replacement of the latter. Diverse micro-power systems have distinct strengths and weaknesses, so some auxiliary instruments are still needed during tooth extraction. This paper focuses on the various micro-power systems for tooth extraction and tries to compare the advantages and disadvantages of these systems. Selection and usage of auxiliary equipment are also introduced. Thus, this paper provides reference for the

  6. 涡轮钻法与骨凿法拔除下颌阻生齿的临床观察%Comparison of high-speed turbine drill and osteotome in mandible impacted tooth extraction

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    王秀珍

    2012-01-01

      目的比较涡轮钻法与骨凿法拔除下颌近中阻生齿的临床疗效.方法选取我科2010年1月—2011年12月要求拔除下颌阻生齿124例患者,共148颗患牙,随机分为骨凿法组62例74颗患牙,涡轮钻组62例74颗患牙.比较两种方法拔除所需的时间、拔除后疼痛的程度、肿胀的程度、张口受限度临牙损伤、下颌关节疼痛等情况.结果两种方法拔除的术后反应有显著性差异(P<0.05).结论高速涡轮钻拔除下颌阻生齿较传统骨凿法手术时间短,术后反应轻.%  Objective To compare the clinical effect of high-speed turbine drill and osteotome in mandible impacted tooth extraction. Methods 148 mandible impacted teeth in 124 patients were randomly assigned to two groups:One group(containing 74 teeth) was extracted by high-speed turbine drill and the other group(containing 74 teeth)was extracted by traditional chisel. Then the clinical reaction including duration of extraction,the level of aches, swell and opening of mouth, incidence of adjacent dent trauma and low jaw pain between the two methods were evaluated. Results There were significant differences in postoperation reaction between two groups (P<0.05). Conclusion High-speed turbine drill applied in extraction of impacted teeth is better than the method of osteotome with little duration and fewer postoperation reaction.

  7. Shear Bond Strength of Ceramic Brackets with Different Base Designs: Comparative In-vitro Study

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    Ansari, Mohd. Younus; Agarwal, Deepak K; Bhattacharya, Preeti; Ansar, Juhi; Bhandari, Ravi

    2016-01-01

    Introduction Knowledge about the Shear Bond Strength (SBS) of ceramic brackets with different base design is essential as it affects bond strength to enamel. Aim The aim of the present study was to evaluate and compare the effect of base designs of different ceramic brackets on SBS, and to determine the fracture site after debonding. Materials and Methods Four groups of ceramic brackets and one group of metal brackets with different base designs were used. Adhesive precoated base of Clarity Advanced (APC Flash-free) (Unitek/3M, Monrovia, California), microcrystalline base of Clarity Advanced (Unitek/3M, Monrovia, California), polymer mesh base of InVu (TP Orthodontics, Inc., La Porte, IN, United States), patented bead ball base of Inspire Ice (Ormco, Glendora, California), and a mechanical mesh base of Gemini Metal bracket (Unitek/3M, Monrovia, California). Ten brackets of each type were bonded to 50 maxillary premolars with Transbond XT (Unitek/3M). Samples were stored in distilled water at room temperature for 24 hours and subsequently tested in shear mode on a universal testing machine (Model 3382; Instron Corp., Canton, Massachusetts, USA) at a cross head speed of 1mm/minute with the help of a chisel. The debonded interface was recorded and analyzed to determine the predominant bond failure site under an optical microscope (Stereomicroscope) at 10X magnification. One way analysis of variance (ANOVA) was used to compare SBS. Tukey’s significant differences tests were used for post-hoc comparisons. The Adhesive Remnant Index (ARI) scores were compared by chi-square test. Results Mean SBS of microcrystalline base (27.26±1.73), was the highest followed by bead ball base (23.45±5.09), adhesive precoated base (20.13±5.20), polymer mesh base (17.54±1.91), and mechanical mesh base (17.50±2.41) the least. Comparing the frequency (%) of ARI Score among the groups, chi-square test showed significantly different ARI scores among the groups (χ2 = 34.07, p<0

  8. New exploration on the types and forms of stone needle%砭石类型与形制新探

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    伍秋鹏

    2009-01-01

    The basic use of stone needles in curing disease is cutting the carbuncles and purulences and pricking and draining off the sores. As a result, the forms of stone needle need to have a sharp cutting edge or slender point. Combining with corresponding unearthed material objects of archeology, the microlith-ie stone needle of mainly consists of a scraper, tip-like device and stone arrowheads. The stone needle of polished stone implements can be divided into three categories according to different forms and functions, that is conical-tip stone needles for pricking, e.g. lithostyle, coup de poing and stone arrowhead etc. ; sick-le-shaped needle stone for cutting, e.g. stone knife, stone sickle, stone adze and stone chisel etc; spear-shaped stone needle for both cutting and pricking, e.g. stone spear, stone sword, jade(stone) spear etc. From the usage cases recorded in the ancient literature, the conical-tip stone needle for pricking ought to be the most used of the ancient stone needles. Use of the stone needle for hot stroking, massage and knoc-king at the body surface, which was raised by some related scholars, does not belong to the domain of ancient stone needles.%砭石在治疗疾病中的基本用途是切割痈脓和刺泻瘀血,因而在形制上需具有锋利的刃口或细长的尖锋.结合相应的考古出土实物,细石器中的砭石,主要为刮削器、尖状器和石镞.磨制石器中的砭石,按照形制和功能可以分为三大类,即用于锥刺的锥尖状砭石,如石针、石锥、石镞等;用于切割的刀镰状砭石,如石刀、石镰、石锛、石凿等;兼具切割和锥刺功能的戈矛状砭石,如石矛、石剑、玉(石)戈等.从古代文献记载的使用情况来看,其中用于锥刺的锥尖状砭石应是古代砭石的主流.有关学者提出的用于熨烫、按摩及扣击体表的砭石,并不属于古代砭石的范畴.

  9. Handling Heavenly Jewels - 35 Years of Antarctic Meteorite Processing at Johnson Space Center

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    Satterwhite, C. E.; McBridge, K. M.; Harrington, R.; Schwarz, C. M.

    2011-01-01

    The ANSMET program began in 1976, and since that time more than 18,000 meteorites have been processed in the Meteorite Processing Lab at Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX[1]. The meteorites are collected and returned to JSC on a freezer truck and remain frozen until they are initially processed. Initial Processing of Meteorites: Initial processing involves drying the meteorites in a nitrogen glove box for 24 to 48 hours, photographing, measuring, weighing and writing a description of the interior and exterior. The meteorite is broken and a representative sample is sent to the Smithsonian Institution for classification. Newsletter & Requests: Once initial processing has been complete and the meteorites have been classified, the information is published in the Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter[2,3]. The newsletter is published twice yearly and is sent electronically to researchers around the world and is also available on line. Researchers are asked to fill out a request form and submit it to the Meteorite Working Group secretary. All sample requests will be reviewed by either the meteorite curator or the Meteorite Working Group de-pending on the type of meteorite and the research being conducted. Processing for Sample Requests: In the meteorite processing lab, meteorite samples are prepared several different ways. Most samples are prepared as chips obtained by use of stainless steel chisels in a chipping bowl or rock splitter. In special situations where a researcher needs a slab the meteorite samples can be bandsawed in a dry nitrogen glove box with a diamond blade, no liquids are ever introduced into the cabinet. The last type of sample preparation is thin/thick sections. The meteorite thin section lab at JSC can prepare standard 30-micron thin sections, thick sections of variable thickness (100 to 200 microns), or demountable sections using superglue. Information for researchers: It is important that re-searchers fill the sample request form completely, in order

  10. Qualidade das operações de preparo de solo por controle estatístico de processo Quality of tillage operations by statistical process control

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    Marcos Milan

    2002-06-01

    Full Text Available A concorrência em escala mundial obriga as empresas a buscar maior eficiência administrativa e operacional. As técnicas de controle estatístico de processo (CEP são uma das ferramentas que permitem a melhoria da qualidade e produtividade nas empresas. Desenvolvido e largamente aplicado nas indústrias, o CEP tem grande potencial de utilização na agropecuária. Tendo em vista o desenvolvimento desse potencial, esse trabalho tem por objetivo avaliar os efeitos da utilização do controle de qualidade em operações agrícolas de preparo do solo para a cultura do milho utilizando-se como ferramenta de análise o CEP. A utilização do controle na operação de escarificação proporcionou redução da variabilidade de dados de profundidade de trabalho média em 38,4% e aumento de 45,0% dos dados desejados. Na gradagem, houve redução de 9,8% dos dados médios de tamanho de torrões, e um aumento de 75,0% de torrões aceitáveis.Agricultural enterprises must have a professional business management and competitive operational techniques to face competition. The statistical process control (SPC technique is one of the tools that improve quality and productivity of the companies. Developed and used in factories, the SPC has a large application potential for farming and stocking. Facing this potential development, the aim of this study was to evaluate the quality control effects on tillage operations using the SPC as an evaluation tool. The quality control for the chisel operation provided a reduction of 38.4% on data average variability and increased desired data to 45.0%. For the harrow operation, provided a reduction of 9.8% of the average diameter, and increased in 75.0% the desired stone diameter rate for the area.

  11. Research on abrasion resistance technique for sinter single-roll crusher%烧结矿单辊破碎机抗磨损技术研究

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    陈方述; 聂松辉; 周卓林

    2011-01-01

    Sinter single-roll crusher is an important component of the sinter production line ,which operating environment and nature decides that it must possess properties of high-temperature resistance and abrasion resistance.First the invalid reasons and abrasive wear mechanism are studied aim at the problems of easy worn and short service life of the single-roll crusher.A conclusion is made that the abrasion pattern is abrasive wear happens under high-temperature environment with forms of chiseling and cutting.Then a structural design with abrasion resistance is studied ,simultaneously its materials selection and hardfacing technics are also analyzed and discussed.Afterwards ,one single-roll crusher with characteristics of long service life and abrasion resistance is designed.which is proved in the engineering practice that the proposed anti-wear technology for single-roll crusher is viable and effective.%单辊破碎机是烧结矿生产线上一个重要的部件,其工作环境与性质决定其必须具有抗高温与耐磨损的特性.针对目前单辊破碎机易磨损、寿命短的问题,首先,对其失效原因与磨损机理等方面进行了研究,得出其主要磨损形式是高温环境下带有凿削形式磨损的磨粒磨损.然后,研究了其抗磨损结构设计的方法,并对其材料选择与耐磨堆焊工艺等进行了详细分析与探讨,设计了一种抗磨损的长寿命烧结矿单辊破碎机.最后,通过工程实际使用验证了提出的单辊破碎枳抗磨损技术是可行且有效的.

  12. Occupational and environmental mercury exposure among small-scale gold miners in the Talensi-Nabdam District of Ghana's Upper East region.

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    Paruchuri, Yasaswi; Siuniak, Amanda; Johnson, Nicole; Levin, Elena; Mitchell, Katherine; Goodrich, Jaclyn M; Renne, Elisha P; Basu, Niladri

    2010-11-15

    Mercury use in small-scale gold mining is ubiquitous across Ghana but little is known about the extent to which such activities have contaminated community residents and miners. Here, occupational exposures to elemental mercury (via urine sampling) and dietary exposures to methylmercury (via hair sampling) were assessed among 120 participants recruited from a mining community located in the Talensi-Nabdam District of Ghana's Upper East region during summer 2009. More than one-fifth of the participants had moderately high levels of urinary mercury (>10μg/L) and 5% had urine mercury levels that exceeded the WHO guideline value of 50μg/L. When participants were stratified according to occupation, those active in the mining industry had the highest mercury levels. Specifically, individuals that burned amalgam had urine mercury levels (median: 43.8μg/L; mean ± SD: 171.1±296.5μg/L; n=5) significantly higher than median values measured in mechanical operators (11.6μg/L, n=4), concession managers/owners (5.6μg/L, n=11), excavators that blast and chisel ore (4.9μg/L, n=33), individuals that sift and grind crushed ore (2.2μg/L, n=47), support workers (0.5μg/L, n=14), and those with no role in the mining sector (2.5μg/L, n=6). There was a significant positive Spearman correlation between fish consumption and hair mercury levels (r=0.30) but not with urine mercury (r=0.18) though further studies are needed to document which types of fish are consumed as well as portion sizes. Given that 200,000 people in Ghana are involved in the small-scale gold mining industry and that the numbers are expected to grow in Ghana and many other regions of the world, elucidating mercury exposure pathways in such communities is important to help shape policies and behaviors that may minimize health risks.

  13. Field and Lab Methods to Reduce Sampling Variation in Soil Carbon

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    Mattson, K. G.; Zhang, J.

    2015-12-01

    Natural variability in soil and detrital carbon sampling is typically large enough that it hinders accurate assessment of standing stock and changes that may occur following disturbances and experimental treatments. We are developing carbon budgets in forests of Northern California and wish to see how experimental canopy thinning may affect carbon cycling in these forests. In the pre-treatment phase, we have sought methods to quantify detrital carbon pools in an accurate and efficient manner. We have found that small soil excavations 15 cm diameter to a depth of 10 cm work very well to reduce variation an avoid introducing sampling biases. We excavate a pit carefully of uniform dimensions using cutting chisels and scoops. We fill the void created using small pebbles contained in a small net and then weigh the pebbles to obtain a volume estimate of the soil collected. The samples are sorted moist through a series of sieves of 6, 4, and 2 mm into rocks, live roots, dead roots, woody debris, and remaining soil and its organic matter. From a single sample, we estimate proportional rock volume, fine soil bulk density (soil bulk density of the 2 mm fraction), live roots, dead roots, woody debris, and proportion of organic matter in the 2 mm fraction. The standard deviations of soil measures (soil carbon, loss on ignition, bulk density, rock volume, live and dead root mass) were universally reduced over similar measures by soil corers, in some instances by up to 5-fold. Coefficient of variation using excavation pits are typically 5 to 10 %, whereas cores were 20 to 30 %. We have observed that variation in soil organic matter is more a function of variation in soil bulk density than with variation in percent soil organic matter content. As a result, we often see increased soil organic matter stores at depths below 10 cm. Soils beneath highly decayed logs show increases in soil carbon in the mineral soil suggesting woody debris is a source of soil carbon. Below

  14. Scaling and extended scaling in sediment registers of a paleolake perturbed by volcanic activity

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    Ugalde, Edgardo; Martínez-Mekler, Gustavo; Vilaclara, Gloria

    2006-07-01

    We analyze a sequence of density variations of sedimentary material from an extinct paleolake of the state of Tlaxcala, Mexico, which we previously obtained by means of computer-aided tomography [J. Miranda, A. Oliver, G. Vilaclara, R. Rico-Montiel, V.M. Macias, J.L. Ruvalcava, M.A. Zenteno, Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. B 85 (1994) 886]. In the stratified blocks chiselled out of mines at the lake bed, low-density sediments have a high concentration of diatomite, while high-density strata show a considerable amount of material external to the lake, mostly of volcanic origin. Two regions can be distinguished by visual inspection: a darker and older one which we attribute to a strongly externally perturbed regime, and a whiter more recent one which appears to have been subjected to less frequent volcanic perturbations. By means of a scaling analysis of the distribution function of density fluctuations, we show that for the most recent region there is a range of scales where these fluctuations present a self-similar behavior. We attribute this observation to a rare event response, namely, the onset of correlations in the lake relaxation processes to steady-state conditions following intense volcanic disturbances. Based on scaling properties of the structure function, we also show that the complete data series presents extended self-similarity as encountered in turbulence studies [R. Benzi, S. Ciliberto, R. Tripiccione, C. Baudet, F. Massoli, S. Succi, Phys. Rev. E 48 (1993) R29]. Our characterization of the statistical behavior of the density fluctuations contributes to our knowledge of the volcanic activity over a period of thousands of years, as well as aspects of ecological interest of the lake's response to these disturbances [G. Vilaclara, E. Ugalde, E. Cuna, G. Martinez-Mekler, Complex dynamics of the evolution of a Paleolake subjected to volcanic activity: geology meets ecology, submitted for publication]. Our approach can be implemented in general to other

  15. Early Clinical Effectiveness of ER:Yag Laser in Association with the Red Complex of Bacteria in the Initial Treatment of Moderate Chronic Periodontitis

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    Yaneva Bl.

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available Chronic periodontitis is a result of polymicrobial infection and its treatment aims removal of dental calculus and biofi lm from the periodontal pocket. Many hand and power-driven instruments are created for this purpose. In recent years, lasers are widely discussed tools for periodontal therapy. The aim of the present study is to evaluate the early microbiological and clinical effectiveness of the Er:YAG laser in the treatment of chronic periodontitis. 30 patients with moderate chronic periodontitis were enrolled in the study. Using a split-mouth design they were treated either with Er:YAG laser (chisel tip, 100 mJ, 15 Hz, 5-6 water spray-test group or with Gracey curettes- control group. Probing pocket depth (PPD, gingival recession (GR, clinical attachment level (CAL, bleeding on probing and plaque presence were evaluated at baseline and one month after the therapy. Microbiological samples were taken from the deepest four pockets of each quadrant from 20 randomly selected patients (n = 80. They were evaluated using real time PCR for periodontal pathogens from the red complex (Porphyromonas gingivalis, Treponema denticola and Tannerella forsythia. One month after therapy in the control group PPD decreased from 4.59 mm to 3.36 mm, the CAL gain was 1.09 mm and the reduction of bleeding and plaque - from 87.9% to 33.7% and from 75.9% to 40.9%, respectively. In the test group PPD decreased from 4.58 mm to 3.15 mm, the CAL gain was 1.37mm and the reduction of bleeding and plaque was from 85.6% to 25.9% one month after the treatment. The results were statistically significant in favour of the laser group (p < 0.05. Microbiological analysis revealed that the pathogens from the red complex decreased 3 times in the control and 6 times in the test group. Therefore, the Er:YAG laser demonstrate pronounced early effectiveness in chronic periodontitis treatment and would be appropriate alternative of the conventional periodontal therapy.

  16. Consumo de combustível na operação de subsolagem realizada antes e depois de diferentes sistemas de preparo periódico do solo Fuel consumption in the subsoiling operation accomplished before and after different preparation systems of periodic soil tillage

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    Nilson Salvador

    2008-06-01

    Full Text Available A subsolagem tem aumentado nos últimos anos de forma indiscriminada, faltando estudos que norteiem os melhores procedimentos para que novos problemas não sejam acrescentados devido a subsolagens inadequadas ou mesmo em solos onde a operação é desnecessária, e principalmente buscar redução no consumo de combustível. Dessa forma, este trabalho teve o objetivo de avaliar o consumo de combustível na operação de subsolagem efetuada antes e depois de diferentes sistemas de preparo periódico do solo, classificado como Nitossolo Vermelho distroférrico. Os preparos foram realizados com arado de discos, arado de discos mais uma gradagem de nivelamento, grade pesada, grade pesada mais gradagem de nivelamento e escarificador. A realização da subsolagem depois dos sistemas de preparo periódico requereu 15% menos de potência na barra de tração. A subsolagem depois dos diferentes sistemas de preparo economizou 16,5% de combustível por área. O deslizamento das rodas motrizes e a velocidade média operacional obtiveram melhor desempenho quando se realizou a subsolagem depois do preparo do solo.The subsoiling has had a great increase in the last few years, but there is still a lack of studies that guide the best procedures so that new problems do not appear because of inadequate subsoiling or even in soil where the same operation is unnecessary, and primarily look for a reduction in the consumption of fuel. Thus, this work had the objective of evaluating the fuel consumption in the operation of subsoiling performed before and after different systems of preparation of a regular land classified as Nitossolo Red Distroférrico. The periodic tillage systems were: plowing with disks, plowing with disks followed by one leveling, plowing harrow, plowing harrow followed by leveling and chiseling. The accomplishment of the subsoiling after the preparation of periodic systems required 15% less power in the bar of traction. The subsoiling after the

  17. FY 2016 Status Report: CIRFT Testing Data Analyses and Updated Curvature Measurements

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    Wang, Jy-An John [Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States); Wang, Hong [Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)

    2016-08-01

    This report provides a detailed description of FY15 test result corrections/analysis based on the FY16 Cyclic Integrated Reversible-Bending Fatigue Tester (CIRFT) test program methodology update used to evaluate the vibration integrity of spent nuclear fuel (SNF) under normal transportation conditions. The CIRFT consists of a U-frame testing setup and a real-time curvature measurement method. The three-component U-frame setup of the CIRFT has two rigid arms and linkages to a universal testing machine. The curvature of rod bending is obtained through a three-point deflection measurement method. Three linear variable differential transformers (LVDTs) are used and clamped to the side connecting plates of the U-frame to capture the deformation of the rod. The contact-based measurement, or three-LVDT-based curvature measurement system, on SNF rods has been proven to be quite reliable in CIRFT testing. However, how the LVDT head contacts the SNF rod may have a significant effect on the curvature measurement, depending on the magnitude and direction of rod curvature. It has been demonstrated that the contact/curvature issues can be corrected by using a correction on the sensor spacing. The sensor spacing defines the separation of the three LVDT probes and is a critical quantity in calculating the rod curvature once the deflections are obtained. The sensor spacing correction can be determined by using chisel-type probes. The method has been critically examined this year and has been shown to be difficult to implement in a hot cell environment, and thus cannot be implemented effectively. A correction based on the proposed equivalent gauge-length has the required flexibility and accuracy and can be appropriately used as a correction factor. The correction method based on the equivalent gauge length has been successfully demonstrated in CIRFT data analysis for the dynamic tests conducted on Limerick (LMK) (17 tests), North Anna (NA) (6 tests), and Catawba mixed oxide (MOX

  18. Effect of soil management on the white grub population and damage in soybean Efeito do manejo de solo na população e nos danos de corós em soja

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    LENITA JACOB OLIVEIRA

    2000-05-01

    Full Text Available To evaluate the effect of soil management systems on population of white grubs, (Phyllophaga cuyabana Moser, and on its damage in soybean, experiments were set up under no-tillage and conventional tillage (one disk plow, and a leveling disk harrow areas. Primary tillage equipment, used in other soil management systems, such as moldboard plow, disk plow, chisel plow and heavy duty disk harrow were also tested. Fluctuation of P. cuyabana population and the extent of its damage to soybean was similar under no-tillage and conventional tillage systems. Results comparing a range of primary tillage equipment showed that it affected soil insect populations differently, depending on the time during the season in which tillage was executed. Larval mortality could mostly be attributed to their exposure to adverse factors, soon after tillage, than to changes in soil conditions. Reduction of white grub population was more evident in plots managed by heavier equipment, such as the moldboard plow. Soil tillage could be one component within the soil pest management system in soybean, however, its use can not be generalized.Foram realizados vários experimentos para avaliar o efeito de diferentes sistemas de manejo de solo na população de corós (Phyllophaga cuyabana Moser, e seus danos em soja, em áreas de plantio direto e de preparo convencional do solo (preparo primário com arado de discos e uma gradagem niveladora. Vários implementos utilizados no preparo primário de solo, como arado de aivecas, arado de discos, escarificador e grade aradora também foram avaliados. A flutuação populacional de corós e a intensidade de dano causado por eles foram similares nas áreas de plantio direto e de preparo convencional. Os implementos de preparo primário do solo afetaram a população de corós diferentemente, dependendo da época em que o preparo de solo foi executado. A mortalidade larval pode ser atribuída mais à exposição a fatores adversos logo ap

  19. Variscita y ámbar en el Neolítico gallego. Análisis arqueométrico del collar del túmulo 1 de Chousa Nova, Silleda (Pontevedra, España

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    Domínguez-Bella, Salvador

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    Full Text Available The excavation of barrow 1 of Chousa Nova, Silleda, Pontevedra (NW Spain offered surprising results. This mound, in spite of experiencing a large number and types of anthropic damage, still preserved a great constructive complexity. Within its megalithic chamber, formed by 5 granite orthostats and a large roofing slab of, also in granite, a set of archaeological materials appeared. These were an axe, a chisel and a polishing stone, with a set of 35 beads, most of them of a green stone and the rest of an organic material, with an extremely high degree of alteration, inserted between them. The analytical techniques have been in all cases not-destructives (X-ray diffraction and fluorescence spectroscopy, infrared spectroscopy, optical microscopy and environmental electronic microscopy, with microanalysis. The archaeometric analysis results show a mineralogical nature of these materials, based in variscite and amber. The textural and compositional features are very homogeneous between each assemblage of beads. The importance of the alteration phenomena and dissolution of the archaeological objects are determined and quantified. This alteration is due to an intense chemical attack during the burial periods. The possible source areas of provenance for these materials are also discussed on the basis of geochemical data obtained in the analysis.

    La excavación del túmulo 1 de Chousa Nova, Silleda (Pontevedra, proporcionó unos resultados sorprendentes. Aunque muy deteriorado, por diferentes factores, conservaba evidencias de una gran complejidad constructiva. Dentro de su cámara megalítica apareció, junto con otros objetos pulidos, un conjunto de 35 cuentas dispuestas a modo de collar. Se han estudiado todas, unas de color verde y otras de carácter orgánico, intercaladas entre ellas. Los resultados del análisis arqueométrico mediante técnicas no-destructivas (difracción y fluorescencia de Rayos X, espectroscopía de infrarrojos

  20. FY 2016 Status Report: CIRFT Testing Data Analyses and Updated Curvature Measurements

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    Wang, Jy-An John [Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States); Wang, Hong [Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)

    2016-08-01

    This report provides a detailed description of FY15 test result corrections/analysis based on the FY16 Cyclic Integrated Reversible-Bending Fatigue Tester (CIRFT) test program methodology update used to evaluate the vibration integrity of spent nuclear fuel (SNF) under normal transportation conditions. The CIRFT consists of a U-frame testing setup and a real-time curvature measurement method. The three-component U-frame setup of the CIRFT has two rigid arms and linkages to a universal testing machine. The curvature of rod bending is obtained through a three-point deflection measurement method. Three linear variable differential transformers (LVDTs) are used and clamped to the side connecting plates of the U-frame to capture the deformation of the rod. The contact-based measurement, or three-LVDT-based curvature measurement system, on SNF rods has been proven to be quite reliable in CIRFT testing. However, how the LVDT head contacts the SNF rod may have a significant effect on the curvature measurement, depending on the magnitude and direction of rod curvature. It has been demonstrated that the contact/curvature issues can be corrected by using a correction on the sensor spacing. The sensor spacing defines the separation of the three LVDT probes and is a critical quantity in calculating the rod curvature once the deflections are obtained. The sensor spacing correction can be determined by using chisel-type probes. The method has been critically examined this year and has been shown to be difficult to implement in a hot cell environment and thus cannot be implemented effectively. A correction based on the proposed equivalent gauge-length has the required flexibility and accuracy and can be appropriately used as a correction factor. The correction method based on the equivalent gauge length has been successfully demonstrated in CIRFT data analysis for the dynamic tests conducted on Limerick (LMK) (17 tests), North Anna (NA) (6 tests), and Catawba mixed oxide (MOX) (10

  1. Integrated Palmer Amaranth Management in Glufosinate-Resistant Cotton: II. Primary, Secondary and Conservation Tillage

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    Michael G. Patterson

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    Full Text Available A three year field experiment was conducted to evaluate the role of soil inversion, cover crops and spring tillage methods for Palmer amaranth between-row (BR and within-row (WR management in glufosinate-resistant cotton. Main plots were two soil inversion treatments: fall inversion tillage (IT and non-inversion tillage (NIT. Subplots were three cover treatments: crimson clover, cereal rye or none (i.e., winter fallow; and the sub subplots were four secondary spring tillage methods: disking followed by (fb cultivator (DCU, disking fb chisel plow (DCH, disking fb disking (DD and no tillage (NT. Averaged over years and soil inversion, the crimson clover produced maximum cover biomass (4390 kg ha−1 fb cereal rye (3698 kg ha−1 and winter fallow (777 kg ha−1. Two weeks after planting (WAP and before the postemergence (POST application, Palmer amaranth WR and BR density were two- and four-times less, respectively, in IT than NIT. Further, Palmer amaranth WR and BR density were reduced two-fold following crimson clover and cereal rye than following winter fallow at 2 WAP. Without IT, early season Palmer amaranth densities were 40% less following DCU, DCH and DD, when compared with IT. Following IT, no spring tillage method improved Palmer amaranth control. The timely application of glufosinate + S-metolachlor POST tank mixture greatly improved Palmer amaranth control in both IT and NIT systems. The highest cotton yields were obtained with DD following cereal rye (2251 kg ha−1, DD following crimson clover (2213 kg ha−1 and DD following winter fallow (2153 kg ha−1. On average, IT cotton yields (2133 kg ha−1 were 21% higher than NIT (1766 kg ha−1. Therefore, from an integrated weed management standpoint, an occasional fall IT could greatly reduce Palmer amaranth emergence on farms highly infested with glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth. In addition, a cereal rye or crimson clover cover crop can effectively reduce early season Palmer

  2. φq-field theory for portfolio optimization: “fat tails” and nonlinear correlations

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    Sornette, D.; Simonetti, P.; Andersen, J. V.

    2000-08-01

    Physics and finance are both fundamentally based on the theory of random walks (and their generalizations to higher dimensions) and on the collective behavior of large numbers of correlated variables. The archetype examplifying this situation in finance is the portfolio optimization problem in which one desires to diversify on a set of possibly dependent assets to optimize the return and minimize the risks. The standard mean-variance solution introduced by Markovitz and its subsequent developments is basically a mean-field Gaussian solution. It has severe limitations for practical applications due to the strongly non-Gaussian structure of distributions and the nonlinear dependence between assets. Here, we present in details a general analytical characterization of the distribution of returns for a portfolio constituted of assets whose returns are described by an arbitrary joint multivariate distribution. In this goal, we introduce a non-linear transformation that maps the returns onto Gaussian variables whose covariance matrix provides a new measure of dependence between the non-normal returns, generalizing the covariance matrix into a nonlinear covariance matrix. This nonlinear covariance matrix is chiseled to the specific fat tail structure of the underlying marginal distributions, thus ensuring stability and good conditioning. The portfolio distribution is then obtained as the solution of a mapping to a so-called φq field theory in particle physics, of which we offer an extensive treatment using Feynman diagrammatic techniques and large deviation theory, that we illustrate in details for multivariate Weibull distributions. The interaction (non-mean field) structure in this field theory is a direct consequence of the non-Gaussian nature of the distribution of asset price returns. We find that minimizing the portfolio variance (i.e. the relatively “small” risks) may often increase the large risks, as measured by higher normalized cumulants. Extensive

  3. Efeito de três sistemas de preparo do solo sobre a rentabilidade econômica da mandioca (Manihot esculenta Crantz = Effects of three tillage systems on economic profitability of cassava crop (Manihot esculenta Crantz

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    Manoel Genildo Pequeno

    2007-07-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo deste estudo foi avaliar a rentabilidade econômica da cultura damandioca em três sistemas de preparo de solo durante os anos agrícolas de 1999/2000 a2002/2003, em Araruna, Estado do Paraná. O delineamento experimental utilizado foi o deblocos completos casualizados, com oito repetições. Os tratamentos foram constituídos deplantio direto; preparo mínimo (escarificação e preparo convencional (aração + gradagemniveladora. A força de tração e o consumo de combustível requeridos nas operações depreparo do solo e de plantio da mandioca foram maiores no sistema de preparoconvencional. Os maiores custos com combustível, preparo do solo e plantio da mandioca, ecusto operacional relativo às culturas de inverno e à cultura da mandioca, bem como a maiorrenda bruta foram observados no sistema de preparo convencional, seguidos pelo preparomínimo e plantio direto. A maior renda líquida e a melhor relação benefício/custo foramobservadas no sistema de preparo convencional que proporcionou maior produtividade deraízes tuberosas em relação aos sistemas de preparo mínimo e de plantio direto.The objective of this paper was to evaluate the economicprofitability of cassava crop submitted to the three soil tillage systems during the years1999/2000 to 2002/2003, in Araruna, state of Parana. The treatments consisted of three soiltillage systems: no-tillage, minimum tillage using chiseling, and conventional tillage withmoldboard plow and disking, arranged in a randomized complete blocks with eightreplications. The traction strength and fuel consumption in the soil tillage and in the cassavasowed operation were more required in the conventional tillage system. The conventionaland the minimum tillage systems showed the highest costs for fuel, soil tillage and cassavasowed. They also presented the highest gross income. The greatest net income and the bestbenefit/cost relation were observed in the conventional tillage system, which

  4. A Comparison of the Clinical Efficacy of Extraction of Impacted Mandibular Third Molars Using High-speed ;Air-turbine Drill and the Traditional Dental Method%两种方式拔除下颌第三磨牙阻生的对比研究

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    钟守鹏

    2016-01-01

    Objective To evaluate the feasibility and safety of using high-speed air-turbine drill to extract medium and low impacted mandibular third molars. Methods 369 cases were randomly divided into control group and experiment group. Tra-ditional hammer chisel splitting method was used in the control group and high-speed air-turbine drill in the experiment group. Lim-ited mouth opening, postoperative pain and dry sockets were observed. Results The duration of tooth extraction in the experiment group is significantly shorter than that in the control group(P<0. 05). The pain score and limited mouth opening between the two groups demonstrated significant difference(P<0. 05). Also postoperative complications such as dry sockets is obviously lower in the experiment group(P<0. 05). Conclusion The high-speed air-turbine drill shows obvious advantages in the extraction of low and medium impacted mandibular third molars with statistic significance.%目的:评价高速涡轮钻法拔除下颌中、低位阻生智齿的临床可行性及其优越性。方法作者对369颗下颌阻生智齿随机采用凿骨劈冠术(对照组)或高速涡轮钻法(实验组)去除阻力两种拔除方法,进行临床观察分析,记录患者张口受限程度、疼痛程度及干槽症的发病情况。结果实验组手术时间明显比对照组手术时间短,差异有统计学意义(P<0.05)。两组患者疼痛程度和张口受限程度的构成比差异有统计学意义(P<0.05)。两组干槽症的发病率差异有统计学意义(P<0.05),实验组发病率明显低于对照组。结论高速涡轮钻法能显著缩短手术时间,减轻患者术后的疼痛、张口受限、干槽症等不良反应,值得临床推荐。

  5. 住宅楼发生火灾后的鉴定及加固%Identiifcation and reinforcement of a residential building after the ifre

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    殷占忠; 孙源; 王立功

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    通过对建筑物烧损构件表观现象进行观察,用回弹法检测混凝土构件的碳化深度和混凝土强度,用超声法检测损伤层厚度,使用钢筋位置测定仪对其钢筋数量与保护层厚度进行了检测,根据《火灾后建筑结构鉴定标准》对检测数据进行了分析,对在火灾中烧损的钢筋混凝土梁、柱、楼板和剪力墙进行了烧损等级的评定,以鉴定评定等级为依据,利用对原过火面积剔凿损伤层后采用高强聚合物砂浆修复、外粘型钢加固、粘碳纤维布加固的加固方法对损伤构件进行了补强处理,经过最后的计算发现结构的强度达到了国家标准所规定的设计强度,满足加固的要求。%Through observing the superficial phenomenon of burning building constructional element,testing the carbonation depth and the concrete strength of concrete members with the springback method, detecting damage layer thickness with ultrasound method,testing the quantity of rebar and cover to reinforcement by using reinforcement location tester, according to “the Appraisal Standard of Building Structure After Fire”,we analyzed the test data,evaluated the loss in the fire of the reinforced concrete beam, column,floor and shear wall in the damage grade,and based on the appraisal ratings,repaired with the high strength polymer mortar after the damage layer of the original burning area was chiseled,then sticked steel reinforcement,and sticked carbon fiber cloth reinforce reinforcing method for reinforcement treatment for the injury structural members.Through the final calculation,we found the strength of the structure has reached the national standard of design strength,which met the requirements of the reinforcement.

  6. Distribution of organic carbon in physical fractions of soils as affected by agricultural management

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    Sindhu, Jagadamma [Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL); Lal, Dr. Rattan [Ohio State University, The, Columbus

    2010-08-01

    Soil organic carbon (SOC) is distributed heterogeneously among different-sized primary particles and aggregates. Further, the SOC associated with different physical fractions respond differently to managements. Therefore, this study was conducted with the objective to quantify the SOC associated with all the three structural levels of SOC (particulate organic matter, soil separates and aggregate-size fractions) as influenced by long-term change in management. The study also aims at reevaluating the concept that the SOC sink capacity of individual size-fractions is limited. Long-term tillage and crop rotation effects on distribution of SOC among fractions were compared with soil from adjacent undisturbed area under native vegetation for the mixed, mesic, Typic Fragiudalf of Wooster, OH. Forty five years of no-till (NT) management resulted in more SOC accumulation in soil surface (0 7.5 cm) than in chisel tillage and plow tillage (PT) treatments. However, PT at this site resulted in a redistribution of SOC from surface to deeper soil layers. The soils under continuous corn accumulated significantly more SOC than those under corn soybean rotation at 7.5 45 cm depth. Although soil texture was dominated by the silt-sized particles, most of the SOC pool was associated with the clay fraction. Compared to PT, the NT treatment resulted in (i) significantly higher proportion of large macroaggregates (>2,000 m) and (ii) 1.5 2.8 times higher SOC concentrations in all aggregate-size classes. A comparative evaluation using radar graphs indicated that among the physical fractions, the SOC associated with sand and silt fractions quickly changed with a land use conversion from native vegetation to agricultural crops. A key finding of this study is the assessment of SOC sink capacity of individual fractions, which revealed that the clay fraction of agricultural soils continues to accumulate more SOC, albeit at a slower rate, with progressive increase in total SOC concentration

  7. Effects of changes in land use on soil physical properties and soil organic carbon content in a wheat-corn-sunflower crop sequence, in a loam soil of Argentina.

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    Aparicio, V.; Costa, J. L.

    2012-04-01

    The Argentinean Humid Pampas extend over about 60 million hectares, 90% of which are agricultural lands. The Southeast of the Buenos Aires Province is part of the Humid Pampas, it covers over 1,206,162 hectares, the mean annual temperature is 13.3 °C and the climate is sub-humid. At the present only 6% of the lands are used for pasture. The main activities are agriculture and cattle production. The main crops are wheat, sunflower, corn and soybean. The tillage systems used in the area are: moldboard plow (MP), chisel plow (CP) and no-till (NT). Excessive soil cultivation under MP generates decreases in the levels of soil organic carbon (SOC). The magnitude of such decrease depends on the intensity of the tillage system, the tillage timeliness and the amount and quality of the residues. Adopting NT may reduce the effects of intensive agriculture, through the maintenance and accumulation of SOC. However, there are evidences that, under NT, the bulk density (ρb) in the superficial layers of the soil increases. The soil compaction causes degradation of the soil structure, reduces the soil water availability and reduces the soil hydraulic conductivity. With this scenario and the tendency to increase the surface under NT in the Southeast Humid Pampas, we evaluated the evolution of some soil physical properties and the SOC in a 10-year experiment with a wheat-corn-sunflower rotation. The experiment was carried out in four localities at farmerś fields under three different tillage systems: MP, CP and NT in a randomized complete block design, considering each locality as a block. Each plot had 50 m in width by 100 m length and the treatments were: NT, MP and CP. The results of this experiment have allowed us to verify that: i) the wheat-corn-sunflower crop sequence showed a tendency to reduce the values of bulk density (ρb) but NT increased ρb in the superficial soil layers; ii) the more intensive the tillage system, the higher the change in the mean weight diameter

  8. Efeitos de sistemas de preparo do solo no uso da água e na produtividade do feijoeiro Effects of soil tillage systems on the water use and on common bean yield

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    LUIS FERNANDO STONE

    2000-04-01

    -tillage, no-tillage plus mulch, harrowing, moldboard ploughing, and chisel ploughing. Cultivars Safira and Aporé were planted in the splitplots. The magnitude of common bean yield response to irrigation levels varied with bean cultivar and soil tillage systems. No-tillage with adequate mulch provided higher water economy than the other soil tillage systems.

  9. Morfologia e propriedades físicas de solo segundo sistemas de manejo em culturas anuais Morphology and physical properties of soil according to tillage systems in annual crops

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    Rafael Fuentes-Llanillo

    2013-05-01

    Full Text Available Qualidade física do solo é sua capacidade de sustentar o pleno desenvolvimento das plantas. O objetivo deste trabalho foi estudar diferentes sistemas de semeadura direta para a produção de grãos em áreas de agricultura familiar sob Latossolo Vermelho no norte do Paraná, Brasil, através do estudo da morfologia e de algumas propriedades físicas do solo. O estudo foi baseado na descrição da estrutura de solo de perfis culturais em áreas cultivadas com lavouras anuais sob diferentes sistemas de manejo de solo (semeadura direta com e sem rotação de culturas, semeadura direta com escarificação eventual e o cultivo mínimo. Concomitantemente à descrição dos perfis foi determinada a resistência do solo a penetração, a densidade do solo, a umidade do solo e o grau de floculação da argila. Cada manejo estudado foi caracterizado por um tipo de estrutura de solo a qualse correlacionou com os valores de resistência, densidade e grau de floculação e em todos os manejos estudados abaixo dos 0,30 m, os perfis analisados apresentavam condições estruturais satisfatórias ao desenvolvimento radicular.Soil physical quality is the ability to sustain the full development of plants. The aim of this research was to study different tillage systems for grain production in family farming enterprises on an Oxisol in northern Parana, Brazil, through the study of morphology and physical properties of soil. The study was based on description of soil structure of soil profiles in cultivated areas with annual crops under different soil management systems (no-tillage with and without crop rotation, no-tillage with eventual chisel ploughing and minimum tillage. Simultaneously with the profiles' description some physical properties were determined such as resistance to penetration, bulk density, soil moisture and the degree of clay flocculation. Each studied soil tillage system was characterized by a type of soil structure and correlated with values of

  10. Variáveis microbiológicas e produtividade do arroz sob diferentes manejos do solo e água = Microbial variables and productivity of rice under different soil and water managements

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    Orivaldo Arf

    2007-07-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo do trabalho foi verificar o efeito de diferentes manejos de solo (MS e água (MA no cultivo de arroz de terras altas por meio da quantificação do carbono da biomassa microbiana (CBM e do CO2 (C-CO2 liberado, do quociente metabólico (qCO2, da micorrização e da produtividade (PROD. O cultivar utilizado foi o IAC 202 e odelineamento experimental foi em blocos casualizados, sendo 3 MS: plantio direto (PD, grade pesada+grade niveladora (GG, escarificador+grade niveladora (EG e 3 MA: lâmina L0 (sem irrigação, lâmina L1 (irrigação na fase reprodutiva e de maturação e lâmina L2 (irrigação durante todo ciclo, com 4 repetições. As variáveis microbiológicas apresentaram sensibilidade em detectar diferenças entre períodos com bons e irregulares índices pluviométricos, onde PD + L1 mostraram os melhores resultados. Sob a ótica da produtividade e viabilidade econômica, o EG + L1 propiciaram resultados mais satisfatórios para a cultura do arroz.This experiment aimed to verify the effects of differents soil (MSand water (WM managements on upland rice cultivation through microbial biomass carbon (MBC quantification, evoluted CO2 (C-CO2, metabolic quotient (qCO2, micorrhization and crop yield. Cultivar IAC 202 was used. The experimental design was a randomized complete block design, with 3 SM: no-tillage (NT, heavy disk + leveling diskharrowing (HL, and chisel plowing + leveling disk harrowing (CL, plus 3 WM: no irrigation (WD0, water depth 1 (WD1, irrigation at the reproductive and maturation periods and water depth 2 (WD2, irrigation throughout the rice cycle, with four replications. The microbiological variables showed sensitivity in detecting differencesbetween good periods and irregular rainfall, where the NT + WD1 showed best results. However, under the viewpoint of productivity and economic viability, CL + WD1 propitiated the most satisfactory results for rice culture.

  11. Influence of Soil Tillage Systems on Soil Respiration and Production on Wheat, Maize and Soybean Crop

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    Moraru, P. I.; Rusu, T.

    2012-04-01

    Soil respiration leads to CO2 emissions from soil to the atmosphere, in significant amounts for the global carbon cycle. Soil capacity to produce CO2 varies depending on soil, season, intensity and quality of agrotechnical tillage, soil water, cultivated plant, fertilizer etc. The data presented in this paper were obtained on argic-stagnic Faeoziom (SRTS, 2003). These areas were was our research, presents a medium multiannual temperature of 8.20C, medium of multiannual rain drowns: 613 mm. The experimental variants chosen were: A. Conventional system (CS): V1-reversible plough (22-25 cm)+rotary grape (8-10 cm); B. Minimum tillage system (MT): V2 - paraplow (18-22 cm) + rotary grape (8-10 cm); V3 - chisel (18-22 cm) + rotary grape (8-10 cm);V4 - rotary grape (10-12 cm); C. No-Tillage systems (NT): V5 - direct sowing. The experimental design was a split-plot design with three replications. In one variant the area of a plot was 300 m2. The experimental variants were studied in the 3 years crop rotation: maize - soy-bean - autumn wheat. To soil respiration under different tillage practices, determinations were made for each crop in four vegetative stages (spring, 5-6 leaves, bean forming, harvest) using ACE Automated Soil CO2 Exchange System. Soil respiration varies throughout the year for all three crops of rotation, with a maximum in late spring (1383 to 2480 mmoli m-2s-1) and another in fall (2141 to 2350 mmoli m-2s-1). The determinations confirm the effect of soil tillage system on soil respiration, the daily average is lower at NT (315-1914 mmoli m-2s-1), followed by MT (318-2395 mmoli m-2s-1) and is higher in the CS (321-2480 mmol m-2s-1). Productions obtained at MT and NT don't have significant differences at wheat and are higher at soybean. The differences in crop yields are recorded at maize and can be a direct consequence of loosening, mineralization and intensive mobilization of soil fertility. Acknowledgments: This work was supported by CNCSIS

  12. Set Free by Tragedy

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    G.yang mtsho skyid

    2013-12-01

    Full Text Available I was born in a rural community – Hor Village, Tsho drug (Cuozhou Township, Gcan tsha (Jianzha County, Qinghai Province, China. I graduated from Qinghai Normal University with a BA in English and Tibetan and then found my current job, teaching English at Jianzha County Number One Nationalities' Middle School. I enjoy writing stories because I think they explore social phenomena in ways that other writing can not. This story is based on a traditional Tibetan woman's life who married according to her parents' arrangement. When struck by disaster, she was first helpless, but eventually broke with tradition and achieved success, creating a comfortable life for herself and her family. The winter sky was gray and windy. The village was wrapped in the faint smoke that poured from the chimneys of each house. The Yellow River was very blue and calm, even though a harsh wind blew across it. Despite the bad weather, I was excited and couldn't wait to visit Gang skyid from my village, Hor. Gang skyid wasn't famous, beautiful, or rich. She was a farmer, but her life experiences were worth recording and sharing. I was full of expectations when I went to her home to interview her, but she wasn't there. She was in the ma Ni room, so I immediately went there. When I arrived, she was sitting in the sun, spinning a big prayer wheel by pulling a thick, old rope together with other elder women. They were holding the rope tightly as their hands moved up and down rhythmically. Tugged in this way, the huge prayer wheel rotated slowly in front of the women, as though demonstrating the eternal nature of samsara. Gang skyid nodded slightly and thoughtfully when I asked if I could interview her. I sat down by her with a thankful face and realized her eyes were brimming with tears. I felt my throat become dry as I gazed at her. Her face creased as she closed her eyes, and tears ran down her cheeks. Wrinkles were deeply chiseled in her face, especially her forehead. I

  13. Single Piezo-Actuator Rotary-Hammering Drill

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    Sherrit, Stewart; Bao, Xiaoqi; Badescu, Mircea; Bar-Cohen, Yoseph

    2011-01-01

    This innovation comprises a compact drill that uses low-axial preload, via vibrations, that fractures the rock under the bit kerf, and rotates the bit to remove the powdered cuttings while augmenting the rock fracture via shear forces. The vibrations fluidize the powered cuttings inside the flutes around the bit, reducing the friction with the auger surface. These combined actions reduce the consumed power and the heating of the drilled medium, helping to preserve the pristine content of the produced samples. The drill consists of an actuator that simultaneously impacts and rotates the bit by applying force and torque via a single piezoelectric stack actuator without the need for a gearbox or lever mechanism. This reduces the development/fabrication cost and complexity. The piezoelectric actuator impacts the surface and generates shear forces, fragmenting the drilled medium directly under the bit kerf by exceeding the tensile and/or shear strength of the struck surface. The percussive impact action of the actuator leads to penetration of the medium by producing a zone of finely crushed rock directly underneath the struck location. This fracturing process is highly enhanced by the shear forces from the rotation and twisting action. To remove the formed cuttings, the bit is constructed with an auger on its internal or external surface. One of the problems with pure hammering is that, as the teeth become embedded in the sample, the drilling efficiency drops unless the teeth are moved away from the specific footprint location. By rotating the teeth, they are moved to areas that were not fragmented, and thus the rock fracturing is enhanced via shear forces. The shear motion creates ripping or chiseling action to produce larger fragments to increase the drilling efficiency, and to reduce the required power. The actuator of the drill consists of a piezoelectric stack that vibrates the horn. The stack is compressed by a bolt between the backing and the horn in order to

  14. Foldable Instrumented Bits for Ultrasonic/Sonic Penetrators

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    Bar-Cohen, Yoseph; Badescu, Mircea; Iskenderian, Theodore; Sherrit, Stewart; Bao, Xiaoqi; Linderman, Randel

    2010-01-01

    Long tool bits are undergoing development that can be stowed compactly until used as rock- or ground-penetrating probes actuated by ultrasonic/sonic mechanisms. These bits are designed to be folded or rolled into compact form for transport to exploration sites, where they are to be connected to their ultrasonic/ sonic actuation mechanisms and unfolded or unrolled to their full lengths for penetrating ground or rock to relatively large depths. These bits can be designed to acquire rock or soil samples and/or to be equipped with sensors for measuring properties of rock or soil in situ. These bits can also be designed to be withdrawn from the ground, restowed, and transported for reuse at different exploration sites. Apparatuses based on the concept of a probe actuated by an ultrasonic/sonic mechanism have been described in numerous prior NASA Tech Briefs articles, the most recent and relevant being "Ultrasonic/ Sonic Impacting Penetrators" (NPO-41666) NASA Tech Briefs, Vol. 32, No. 4 (April 2008), page 58. All of those apparatuses are variations on the basic theme of the earliest ones, denoted ultrasonic/sonic drill corers (USDCs). To recapitulate: An apparatus of this type includes a lightweight, low-power, piezoelectrically driven actuator in which ultrasonic and sonic vibrations are generated and coupled to a tool bit. The combination of ultrasonic and sonic vibrations gives rise to a hammering action (and a resulting chiseling action at the tip of the tool bit) that is more effective for drilling than is the microhammering action of ultrasonic vibrations alone. The hammering and chiseling actions are so effective that the size of the axial force needed to make the tool bit advance into soil, rock, or another material of interest is much smaller than in ordinary twist drilling, ordinary hammering, or ordinary steady pushing. Examples of properties that could be measured by use of an instrumented tool bit include electrical conductivity, permittivity, magnetic

  15. Research and Development of 2 BMYF-4 Intelligent No-till Maize Planter and its Field Experiment%2 BMFY-4型玉米免耕播种机研制与试验

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    杨自栋; 杜瑞成; 马明建; 蔡善儒; 刘宁宁

    2014-01-01

    Based on the agronomic characteristics with yearly maize-wheat rotation and large amount of straw cover after wheat harvesting and blocking during no-till maizeplanting in Shandong Province , a new-concept no-till wheat-maize planter , named 2 BMYF-4 intelligent no-till maize planter , has been researched and developed by researchers from Shandong University of Technology to solve some extremely important problems , such as chopping and covering standing wheat stubble in one-stop operation in double cropping areas of Shandong Province in China .The combined anti-bloc-king device composed of powered chopping axle and the planting unit with chisel opener was designed .The planting spacing regulation transmission was used to meet the needs of different planting densities .In order to meet the require-ments of automatic monitoring of farming quality and quantity of large scale precision seeders , an intelligent system with video monitor function for gauging and monitoring seed and fertilizer was researched and developed .Field performance test results at Zhangqiu , Zhangdian and Zhoucun showed that this planter could accomplish many procedures , such as stubble chopping , furrow opening , seed and fertilizer placement , suppressing , etc, in one-stop operation , thus the oper-ation cost could be reduced by about 30%.The machine worked very well for planting maize while shattering standing wheat stubble .The powered chopping axle resolved the anti-blockage problem ahead of shank , and the double-chisel o-pener unit reduced the blockage between planting units , thus the cross-country ability of the planter was improved . Meanwhile, the coefficients of variation(CV) for fertilizer and seed depth were reduced to 17.2%and 18.6%, respec-tively.The free-swinging knife of the planter can cut straw stubble in shallow soil with less than 20% soil breakage , which can prevent soil degradation .Therefore , this machine will be a good solution to no-till wheat-maize planting in

  16. Correção da acidez do solo em função de modos de incorporação de calcário Correction of soil acidity in function of lime incorporation manners

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    Pedro Henrique Weirich Neto

    2000-04-01

    dystrophic Dark Red Latosol, in native field. A randomized complete block design was used, with three replications, in a split-plot experiment. The treatments consisted of five incorporation methods: disk plowing plus two spring disk harrowing, off-set harrowing plus two spring disk harrowing, rotary tilling, chisel plowing plus two spring disk harrowing and lime distribution on the surface without incorporation (main plots, and four rates of dolomitic limestone: 0, 2.8, 6.6 and 10.3 t ha-1, in order to raise base saturation of soil to 30, 60 and 90% (subplots. The cultivated plant was maize. The results showed that the lime incorporation manner in the soil affects its efficiency in relation to the depth in the profile in which there is neutralization of the acidity. There was elevation in base saturation of the soil to the layer of 20cm, 15cm and 10cm, respectively, for the following incorporation manners: rotary tilling, disk plowing or off-set harrowing and chisel plowing or lime distribution on the surface without incorporation. The saturation values for wanted bases were not reached, three months after liming, independent in the incorporation manner of lime.

  17. Demanda energética e eficiência da distribuição de sementes de milho sob variação de velocidade e condição de solo Seeder energetic demand and distribution efficiency of corn seeds under speed variation and soil condition

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    Denise Mahl

    2004-04-01

    carried out under no tillage system during those last five years, soil prepared with chisel plow 18 months before seeding. Parameters of traction force, power, fuel consumption, effective field capacity, longitudinal distribution of plants, variation coefficient, precision index and initial plants stand were appraised. The results showed that increasing the speed of 4.4 to 8.1 km h-1, increases 86% the operational capacity of the group tractor/seeder, increasing 96% the power demand in the traction bar and reduction of 26% in the operational fuel consumption. The fastest speed (8.1 km h-1 provided a smaller percentile of normal spacing and an increasing in the percentile of multiple and fail spacing, larger variation coefficient and worse precision index. The speed variation didn't interfere in the plant stand.

  18. Força de tração e volume de solo mobilizado por haste sulcadora em semeadura direta sobre campo nativo, em função do teor de água no solo, profundidade e velocidade de operação Draft and soil loosening by knife type coulter related to soil moisture and planter's working speed and depth

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    Carla T. C. Cepik

    2005-08-01

    Full Text Available A semeadura direta é um sistema de manejo eficiente em termos de conservação do solo e da água, economia de energia e capacidade operacional dos conjuntos mecanizados. No entanto, em áreas onde existem pecuária e produção de grãos, ou onde o solo é trafegado e trabalhado em condições inadequadas, pode ocorrer compactação do solo nas camadas superficiais. Mesmo compactadas, essas camadas não necessitariam ser descompactadas ou revolvidas, se boa germinação e desenvolvimento da cultura fossem alcançados apenas com a mobilização efetuada pelos sulcadores da semeadora. Os objetivos deste estudo foram determinar a força de tração demandada e o volume de solo mobilizado pelas hastes sulcadoras de adubo, além da patinagem do trator, em diferentes estados de consistência de um Argissolo, em semeadura direta sobre campo nativo dessecado. Houve aumento na demanda de tração com o aumento da profundidade de atuação da haste, e sua magnitude dependeu do estado de consistência do solo. O aumento da velocidade não influenciou na força de tração na haste em solos seco e úmido, porém, na condição de friabilidade, essa foi maior. O volume de solo mobilizado pelo sulcador foi maior em solo seco e a 12 cm de profundidade. Nos estados de consistência seco e friável e na maior profundidade testada, verificou-se a necessidade de acionamento da TDA do trator para obtenção de níveis aceitáveis de patinagem.Direct drilling or no tillage systems are among the most successful agricultural alternatives regarding soil and water conservation, energy economy and operational capacity of machinery. Some areas where cattle raising and grain production share the same grounds, or where soils are trafficked in moist conditions they may show compaction of the upper layers. Compacted soil areas may not need to be chiseled or plowed, if seed germination and good growing standards are reached by the initial soil conditioning solely by planter

  19. Corsica and Sardinia

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    2002-01-01

    Rich in antiquities and picturesque landscapes, the island provinces of Corsica, France, (top) and Sardinia, Italy, (bottom) have captured the imaginations of historians and poets alike for centuries. Corsica, crowned with snow-capped mountains, jeweled with shimmering lakes, and cloaked in misty emerald forests, is situated in the sapphire blue Mediterranean Sea southeast of mainland France. The island enjoys a relatively warm climate consisting of hot, dry summers full of sunshine, and mild winters that rarely dip below 0oC (32oF). In this scene, Corsica is the smaller island to the north. The island has almost 1,700 hills and mountains, ranging from 300 to over 2,700 meters in height. The tallest of these peaks is the snow-capped Monte Cinto toward the northern end of the island. Coursing throughout the island is an extensive network of rivers, carved into Corsica's granite face by snowmelt and rainwater runoff. The Corsican Cape sits on the island's northern finger; its eastern slope is somewhat hilly. There are quite a few agricultural fields and vineyards visible as the light green swath to the south all along the eastern shore. Along the southern shore are the dazzling cliffs of Bonifacio. Moving up the west coast in the state of Ajaccio we see a jagged, chiseled water front, reminiscent of the famous fjords of Norway. There are four large gulfs and many smaller rocky inlets sculpted into Corsica's west coast. Moving soutward, they are the Gulfs of Porto, Sagone, Ajaccio, and Valinco. The larger island to the south--across the Strait of Bonifacio--is Sardinia, Italy, one the earliest populated lands of Europe. Some ancient artifacts date human populations there as old as 6000 B.C. Around 1500 B.C., another group of settlers arrived on the island (historians don't know where they came from) and spread quickly across the island. Known as the Nuragic people, these settlers built almost 30,000 circular fortresses--called 'nuraghe'-- around the island; each

  20. Distribution, biology and habitat of the rare European osmiine bee species Osmia (Melanosmia pilicornis (Hymenoptera, Megachilidae, Osmiini

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    Rainer Prosi

    2016-10-01

    Full Text Available Osmia pilicornis is distributed from western temperate Europe to western Siberia, where it exclusively occurs in open-structured, mesophilous and mainly deciduous woodland below 1000 m a.s.l. In Central Europe, its peak activity ranges from the last third of March to the first third of June. Due to its rarity and its low population densities over most of its range, the biology of O. pilicornis was only fragmentarily known. The discovery of six nests in the course of the present study revealed that females of O. pilicornis have a unique nesting behaviour among the osmiine bees: they gnaw their nests in dead wood with the aid of their strong mandibles, which have a peculiar chisel-like shape hypothesized to be an adaptation to the species’ specialized nesting behaviour. All six nests were in dead fallen branches of different tree and shrub species and of varying wood hardness. The nesting branches had a diameter of 1.5–6.1 cm, lay on sun-exposed ground and were largely hidden under vegetation. The nests contained one to three linearly arranged brood cells. Both cell partitions and nest plug were built from chewed leaves harvested from Fragaria vesca. Osmia pilicornis was identified as a new host of the chrysidid wasp Chrysura hirsuta, and the ichneumonid wasp Hoplocryptus confector developed in its nests. Microscopical analysis of scopal pollen loads of collected females revealed that pollen is mainly collected from three plant taxa, i.e. Pulmonaria (Boraginaceae, Fabaceae (e.g. Lathyrus, Vicia and Lamiaceae (e.g. Ajuga, Glechoma. On flowers of Pulmonaria, which is the most important pollen host over most of the species’ range, the females use specialized bristles on their proboscis to brush pollen out of the narrow corolla tube, they almost exclusively exploit pollen-rich flowers in the early red stage and they often steal pollen from still closed flowers by forcefully opening buds. On their search for females, males of O. pilicornis patrol

  1. 微米尺度铜键合丝疲劳性能研究%Research on Fatigue Properties of Micron Scale Copper Bonding Wires

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    赵爽; 赵子华; 雷鸣; 叶桁; 祁凤彩

    2016-01-01

    At present, the copper bonding wires are widely used in integrated circuits, electronic packaging and other fields, but the fatigue problem will be inevitably produced by the local stress and the swing in the manufacturing and bonding process. The fatigue behavior of micron scale copper bonding wires with different diameter are examined by using a new device for micro-cantilevers based on self-excited vibration principle. The results show that symmetrical bending fatigue performance of micron scale copper bonding wires can be successfully measured by this device, tensile test indicate that the yield strength, ultimate tensile strength and elastic modulus of copper wire with diameter of 20μm are higher than those of the diameter of 30μm and 40μm, which significantly performs size effect. Fatigue life of copper wires is about 104-107cycles. Under the same stress condition, fatigue life of copper wire increases with the decreasing of the diameter. Fatigue strength (N=106) of copper wires (d=20μm, 30μm, 40μm) is 140 MPa, 97 MPa, 70 MPa respectively. Scanning electron microscope(SEM) images show that fracture surface of tensile sample is Chisel-shaped peak, the surface around the fracture appears many strip drawing traces, while fracture surface of fatigue sample is flat and two cracks almost simultaneously originate from the surface, final rupture region is like narrow sheet.%目前,铜键合丝广泛用于集成电路、电子封装等领域,但是铜丝在制造和键合的过程中受到的局部应力和摆动,会不可避免地产生疲劳问题。通过一套以自激振动为原理组装的微结构疲劳试验装置,对不同直径的微米级铜键合丝进行对称弯曲疲劳性能测试。试验结果表明:该试验装置能够成功地对微米级铜丝进行对称弯曲疲劳性能试验;无论是屈服强度、抗拉强度还是弹性模量,直径20μm的铜丝均高于直径30μm、40μm的铜丝,表现出明显的尺寸效应;

  2. Parâmetros solo-máquina em função de doses de resíduos vegetais e profundidades de deposição de adubo em semeadura direta Parameters of soil-machine in function of the amount of cover residues and different fertilizer deposition depths in direct drilling

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    Karina M. Kamimura

    2009-09-01

    , sub-plots were two working depth of the driller chisel-type furrow opener, and two traffic conditions (combine and tractor wheel traffic.The physical characteristics of the soil were influenced by the traffic tracks. The whole tractor-drill was influenced by the depths of fertilizer shanks and traffic of traffic tracks and combine.

  3. U-series dating of pillow rim glass from recent volcanism at an Axial Volcanic Ridge

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    Thomas, L. E.; van Calsteren, P. W.; Jc024 Shipboard Party

    2010-12-01

    Visual observations using camera systems on the tethered ROV Isis deployed during the 2008 JC024 cruise to the Mid Atlantic Ridge at 45°N showed1 numerous monogenetic volcanoes that are essentially piles of lava pillows. The pillows are usually ˜1m diameter and >2m long and form mounds with average dimensions around 300m diameter, ˜150m altitude, and 0.005km3 volume. Small protrusions, 10-50cm long, which are numerous on pillows appear to be the youngest regions, were sampled using the pincers on the hydraulic arms of Isis, and returned to the surface. On the surface, any glass crust on the pillow protrusions was chiselled off using clean tools and double bagged in polythene. In the laboratory a portion of the glass was crushed in a jeweller’s roller mill and sieved using stainless steel sieves to obtain a sufficient amount of the fraction 0.125-0.250mm for hand picking, using a binocular microscope with the glass submerged in a mix of water and iso-propyl alcohol. The samples were subsequently leached using the procedure of Standish & Sims2. Samples were spiked with a mixed 229Th-236U spike and the U, Th and Ra fractions were separated and purified using standard chemistry methods. U and Th isotope ratios were determined using a Nu Instruments MC-ICPMS and Ra isotope ratios were determined using a MAT-262-RPQII TIMS instrument. The U-series data were evaluated using a MathCad program based on published4,5,6 equations. The data can be successfully modelled by assuming the ‘accepted’ mantle upwelling rate for the region of 11mm.y-1. The U-Th characteristics are mostly derived during ‘porous flow’ magma upwelling in the garnet stability zone, ranging to a depth of 60km with incipient melting starting at 70km. Above 60km depth the melt fraction will be >3% and the mantle mineralogy devoid of phases that fractionate U-Th significantly. Moreover, at melt fractions >3%, channel flow will be dominant and magma will transit to eruption on time-scales that are

  4. Land use and land management effects on soil organic carbon stock in Mediterranean agricultural areas (Southern Spain)

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    Parras-Alcántara, Luis; Lozano-García, Beatriz

    2014-05-01

    INTRODUCTION Soils play a key role in the carbon geochemical cycle. Agriculture contributes to carbon sequestration through photosynthesis and the incorporation of carbon into carbohydrates. Soil management is one of the best tools for climate change mitigation. Small increases or decreases in soil carbon content due to changes in land use or management practices, may result in a significant net exchange of carbon between the soil carbon pool and the atmosphere. In the last decades arable crops (AC) have been transformed into olive grove cultivations (OG) or vineyards (V) in Mediterranean areas. A field study was conducted to determine long-term effects of land use change (LUC) (AC by OG and V) on soil organic carbon (SOC), total nitrogen (TN), C:N ratio and their stratification in Calcic-Chromic Luvisols (LVcc/cr) in Mediterranean conditions. MATERIAL AND METHODS An unirrigated farm in Montilla-Moriles (Córdoba, Spain) cultivated under conventional tillage (animal power with lightweight reversible plows and non-mineral fertilization or pesticides) was selected for study in 1965. In 1966, the farm was divided into three plots with three different uses (AC, OG and V). The preliminary analyses were realized in 1965 for AC (AC1), and the second analyses were realized in 2011 for AC (AC2 - winter crop rotation with annual wheat and barley, receiving mineral fertilization or pesticides), OG (annual passes with disk harrow and cultivator in the spring, followed by a tine harrow in the summer receiving mineral fertilization and weed control with residual herbicides), and V (with three or five chisel passes a year from early spring to early autumn with mineral fertilization or pesticides.). In all cases (AC1, AC2, OG and V) were collected soil entire profiles. Soil properties determined were: soil particle size, bulk density, SOC, TN, C:N ratio, stocks and SRs. The statistical significance of the differences in the variables between land use practices was tested using the

  5. NÍVEL DE POTÊNCIA SONORA NAS OPERAÇÕES AGRÍCOLAS

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    CORTEZ, Jorge Wilson

    2011-05-01

    Full Text Available The noise generated by agricultural mechanization brought side effects, and one of them is thedamage the hearing of the operator of agricultural machinery. The NR-15 establishes the limits of tolerance forcontinuous noise, and exposure to the maximum allowable noise level of 115 dB (A for individuals who are notusing individual protection equipment and 85 dB (A, considering a shift work of 8 h. The objective was to studythe influence of working speed and soil condition in agricultural operations in the determination of sound powerlevels emitted by the tractor. The study was conducted at the Center for Agricultural Sciences - UNIVASF,Petrolina / PE using a Valtra tractor model 785 TDA cabin and meter without the sound power level. Weevaluate the sound power level of the tractor in five speeds (3.0, 5.0, 8.7, 10.7 and 13.0 km h-1 on prepared soiland ground covered with weeds, with the equipment: lightweight tandem grid, grid light off-set with discs of55.8 cm, grade mild off-set with discs of 60.8 cm, chisel plow, mower and distributor commuting. The mostsignificant amounts were found in the tractor and plow in operation, noting that the requirement of increasedpower in the engine sound power level.O ruído gerado pela mecanização agrícola trouxe efeitos colaterais, e um deles é o dano à audiçãodo operador de máquinas agrícolas. A NR-15 estabelece os limites de tolerância para os ruídos contínuos, sendoa exposição máxima permitida ao nível de ruído de 115 dB (A para indivíduos que não estejam utilizandoequipamentos de proteção individuais e 85 dB (A, considerando uma jornada de trabalho de 8 h. O objetivodeste trabalho foi estudar a influência da velocidade de trabalho e a condição do solo nas operações agrícolas nadeterminação dos níveis de potência sonora emitido pelo trator. O trabalho foi realizado no Centro de CiênciasAgrárias da UNIVASF, Petrolina/PE utilizando um trator Valtra modelo 785 TDA sem cabine e o

  6. RESIDUAL CONCENTRATION OF COPPER, IRON, MANGANESE AND ZINC IN EUTROPHIC 'LATOSSOLO ROXO’ UNDER DIFFERENT SOIL MANAGEMENTS CONCENTRAÇÕES RESIDUAIS DE COBRE, FERRO, MANGANÊS E ZINCO EM LATOSSOLO ROXO EUTRÓFICO SOB DIFERENTES TIPOS DE MANEJO

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    Durval Dourado Neto

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    The removal of micronutrients from soil by grains and burning of cultural remains constitute the main means of soilexhaustion. The correction of soil fertility and the adapted soilmanagement have been the means used to maintain the grainproduction. The soybean, corn, rice and common bean crops were developed in an eutrophic ‘latossolo roxo’, submitted to fourmanagement systems: 1 no-till, 2 deep moldboard plowing, 3shallow harrow plowing and 4 deep stirring, using a chiseling plower and three level of fertilization: 1 Check (natural soil fertility, 2 Goiás State recommendation and 3 Fertilizers to cover the nutrients extracted by grain exportation. Larger values of the pH were observed in the superficial layer of soil submitted to deep moldboard plowing in relation to no-till, shallow harrow plowing and deep stirring. Uniform distributions of iron, manganese and zinc were observed in areas submitted to deep moldboard plowing. The 40-60 cm layer presented similar concentrations in all types of soil management. Copper tried in the superficial layer and at deepest layers can be explained by the larger concentration of organic matter and origin of the soil. No variation was observed in relation to fertilizers application.

    KEY-WORDS: Micronutrients; no till system; cerrado soil.

    A exportação dos micronutrientes do solo pelos grãos e a queima dos restos culturais constituem os principais meios de esgotamento do solo. A correção da fertilidade e o manejo adequado do solo têm sido os meios usados para manter a produção de grãos. Desenvolveram-se culturas de soja, milho, arroz e feijão em um latossolo roxo eutrófico, submetidas a quatro sistemas de manejo: 1 plantio direto; 2 escarificação profunda; 3 grade aradora; e 4 aração profunda, e a três níveis de adubação: 1

  7. 中国家具木工工艺发展简史研究(下)%Research of the Brief History of Chinese Furniture Woodworking

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    胡景初

    2013-01-01

    本文通过对中国家具木工工艺发展的推进来叙述了:从新石器时期采用简单原始的石斧、石刀等工具对木材进行伐砍、裂解、表面加工及对构件的榫卯加工等基础的木材加工工艺,到古代木工工艺在铁器冶炼技术基础之上,由此产生手工框锯的发明与完善带来了木材剖解工艺的进展,由手推刨发明所带来木材表面加工工艺的进展,由刀凿、钻的发明带来榫卯接合工艺与雕刻工艺的进展,至近代时期,木材加工进入了半手工半机械的阶段,带动了木材专业的分工和家具厂的出现,胶合板的制造及其在家具产品中的应用极大促进了我国木材工业和家具制造业的发展,在进入现代化阶段后,以专用家具木工机械取代通用木工机械,以生产线的形式组织生产,以数控机床带动家具木工工艺的信息化,以柔性化生产开始了大规模定制等。综上所述,文章总结出各个时期中家具木工工艺的不同特点,同时也阐述了中国木工工艺发展的主线和内涵。%This article describes the study by the brief history of furniture woodworking. From use simple primitive axes and knives to cut, split and surface processing the wood in the Neolithic period to ancient woodworking base on smelting technology. It brings a development of wood anatomy process and a development of wood surface processing technology by hand plane invention and a development of mortise and tenon joint by knife chisel invent. Wood processing has into a stage of semi-manual semi-mechanical in modern period and has guides the division of the wood and the emergence of furniture factory. The Manufacture of plywood and the Application of the product in the furniture greatly promoted the development of timber industry and the furniture manufacturing in our country. After entering the modern stage, using special furniture woodworking machinery to replace the general

  8. 中国家具木工工艺发展简史研究(上)%Research of the Brief History of Chinese Furniture Woodworking

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    胡景初

    2013-01-01

    本文通过对中国家具木工工艺发展的推进来叙述了:从新石器时期采用简单原始的石斧、石刀等工具对木材进行伐砍、裂解、表面加工及对构件的榫卯加工等基础的木材加工工艺,到古代木工工艺在铁器冶炼技术基础之上,由此产生手工框锯的发明与完善带来了木材剖解工艺的进展,由手推刨发明所带来木材表面加工工艺的进展,由刀凿、钻的发明带来榫卯接合工艺与雕刻工艺的进展,至近代时期,木材加工进入了半手工半机械的阶段,带动了木材专业的分工和家具厂的出现,胶合板的制造及其在家具产品中的应用极大促进了我国木材工业和家具制造业的发展,在进入现代化阶段后,以专用家具木工机械取代通用木工机械,以生产线的形式组织生产,以数控机床带动家具木工工艺的信息化,以柔性化生产开始了大规模定制等。综上所述,文章总结出各个时期中家具木工工艺的不同特点,同时也阐述了中国木工工艺发展的主线和内涵。%This article describes the study by the brief history of furniture woodworking. From use simple primitive axes and knives to cut, split and surface processing the wood in the Neolithic period to ancient woodworking base on smelting technology. It brings a development of wood anatomy process and a development of wood surface processing technology by hand plane invention and a development of mortise and tenon joint by knife chisel invent. Wood processing has into a stage of semi-manual semi-mechanical in modern period and has guides the division of the wood and the emergence of furniture factory. The Manufacture of plywood and the Application of the product in the furniture greatly promoted the development of timber industry and the furniture manufacturing in our country. After entering the modern stage, using special furniture woodworking machinery to replace the general

  9. Efecto de la cobertura de rastrojos y las propiedades edáficas superficiales sobre la erosión hídrica en monocultivo de soja Effect of crop residue and superficial soil properties on hidric erosion in soybean monoculture

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    G. Agustín Sanzano

    2008-06-01

    conductivity and basic infiltration were also evaluated. The treatments were: no-tillage cropping systems with 0%, 40% and 80% crop residues (SD0, SD1 and SD2 respectively; chisel plowing (LV before sowing and natural vegetation (MN as the blank treatment. Total organic carbon, aggregate stability and basic infiltration decreased significantly from MN to LV. Even though there were no differences in bulk density and hydraulic conductivity between LV and SD0, they differed significantly when compared with MN. Runoff coefficients were significantly higher in LV when compared with no-tillage systems; however, there were no differences between crop residue rates in the no-tillage treatments. Soil losses in SD1 and SD2 were 48% and 62% lower than in SD0. Aggregate stability was the surface soil property that had the highest relationship with soil losses in the treatments without crop residue ( R²=0.92. Cumulative infiltration after an hour of rain was 24.2 mm in the SD0 treatment, 15.3 mm in LV and 34.7 mm in MN. In the LV treatment total organic carbon and available phosphorus concentrations were almost twice higher than in SD0, while SD1 and SD2 showed soil losses even three times lower than SD0.

  10. Carbono e nitrogênio da biomassa microbiana em resposta a diferentes sistemas de manejo em um latossolo vermelho no Cerrado Microbial biomass carbon and nitrogen in response to different management systems cropped with corn in a red Latosol in the Cerrado

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    Cícero Célio de Figueiredo

    2007-06-01

    soil management systems with different implements and periods of crop residue incorporation were compared. Soil samples were collected from five layers: 0-5, 5-10, 10-20, 20-30, and 30-40 cm, with three replicates and in three sampling periods: before corn planting, 30 days after germination and at corn flowering. Treatments under no-till differed from each other regarding the microbial biomass Cmic and Nmic contents: while in one no-till treatment the soil cultivated by moldboard plow in the first year (PDAV had a higher Cmic content, in the other no-till treatment the soil cultivated by disk plow in the first year (PDAD had a higher Nmic content. This indicates that the effects in the soil profile caused by disk and moldboard plowing are still measurable, even after 22 years under no-till. In general, the greatest differences between no-till (PDAD and PDAV or minimum tillage (chisel plow, and those with greater soil disturbance (disk and moldboard plow were observed before planting, that is, before soil plowing and fertilization for the crop.

  11. COMPONENTES BIÓTICOS DE UM CAMPO DE PESQUISA SOB QUATRO SISTEMAS DE MANEJO DE SOLO BIOTIC COMPONENTS OF ONE RESEARCH SITE UNDER FOUR SOIL MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

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    Renato Sérgio Mota dos Santos

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    A matéria orgânica foi estudada em latossolo roxo eutrófico, sob vegetação de cerrado, em Santa Helena (GO, Brasil, em região tradicional em plantio direto, em locais onde estavam sendo realizados quatro sistemas de manejo durante dois anos: plantio direto (PD, aração profunda (AP, grade aradora (GA e escarificação profunda (EP. As ervas daninhas observadas na área produziram 2.369, 124, 243, 640 kg/ha de matéria seca no PD, AP, GA e EP, respectivamente, colhidos 30 dias após o preparo do solo. A matéria orgânica concentrou-se na camada arável do solo onde se realizou o plantio direto (PD e dispersou nas camadas mais profundas onde se utilizou a aração profunda (AP. A escarificação profunda (EP comportou-se semelhantemente ao plantio direto (PD. Os valores de pH mais baixos foram verificados na camada arável do solo sob manejo do plantio direto. Maior número de fungos e bactérias foi observado nas áreas de plantio direto (PD, bem como de propágulos de Rhizoctonia solani e Fuzariun solani.

    PALAVRAS-CHAVE: Matéria orgânica; pH; patógenos do solo; plantio direto; aração profunda; escarificação; gradagem; aivecagem.

    Organic matter was studied in a savanna oxisol during two years, in Santa Helena, state of Goiás, Brazil, a traditional no-till management area, in which four soil management systems were developed: no-tillage (PD, deep moldboard plowing (AP, shallow harrow plowing (GA and deep stirring, using a chiseling plower (EP. The dry matter from weed plants observed in the area produced 2369, 124, 243, 640 kg/ha in PD, AP, GA and EP, about 30 days after soil management, respectively. The organic matter was concentrated in the arable soil layer in areas where no-till management was adopted (PD and was

  12. Overland flow connectivity in olive orchard plots with cover crops and conventional tillage, and under different rainfall scenarios

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    López-Vicente, Manuel; García-Ruiz, Roberto; Guzmán, Gema; Vicente-Vicente, José Luis; Gómez, José Alfonso

    2016-04-01

    The study of overland flow connectivity (QC) allows understanding the redistribution dynamics of runoff and soil components as an emergent property of the spatio-temporal interactions of hydrological and geomorphic processes. However, very few studies have dealt with runoff connectivity in olive orchards. In this study we simulated QC in four olive orchard plots, located on the Santa Marta farm (37° 20' 33.6" N, 6° 13' 44" W), in Seville province (Andalusia) in SW Spain. The olive plantation was established in 1985 with trees planted at 8 m x 6 m. Each bounded plot is 8 m wide (between 2 tree lines) and 60 m long (total area of 480 m2), laid out with the longest dimension parallel to the maximum slope and to the tree lines. The slope is uniform, with an average steepness of 11%. Two plots (P2 and P4) were devoted to conventional tillage (CT) consisting of regular chisel plow passes depending on weed growth. Another set of two plots had two types of cover crops (CC) in the inter tree rows (the area outside the vertical olive canopy projection): uniform CC of Lolium multiflorum (P3) and a mixture of L. rigidum and L. multiflorum together with other species (P5). The tree rows were treated with herbicide to keep bare soil. We selected the Index of runoff and sediment Connectivity (IC) of Borselli et al. (2008) to simulate three rainfall scenarios: i) low rainfall intensity (Sc-LowInt) and using the MD flow accumulation algorithm; ii) moderate rainfall intensity (Sc-ModInt) and using MD8; and iii) high rainfall intensity (Sc-HighInt) and using D8. After analysing the values of rainfall intensity during two hydrological years (Oct'09-Sep'10 and Oct'10-Sep'11) we associated the three scenarios with the followings months: Sc-LowInt during the period Jan-Mar, that summarizes 42% of all annual rainfall events; Sc-ModInt during Oct-Nov and Apr-May (32% of all events); and Sc-HighInt during the period Jun-Sep and in December (26% of all events). Instead of using the C

  13. Consumo energético, eficiencia de campo y cobertura vegetal en labranza-siembra de maíz en el Valle del Cauca, Colombia

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    Full Text Available En el Centro de Investigaciones Palmira de la Corporación Colombiana de Investigación Agropecuaria, Corpoica, se realizó un estudio de auditoría energética en cuatro métodos de labranza-siembra (vertisol de maíz en rotación con algodón. El mayor consumo de energía fósil correspondió a labranza convencional (LC, en la cual más del 70% se invirtió en las labores de labranza primaria y secundaria, seguida de cincel vibratorio (CV con un 65% y de mulch-tiller (MT con 54%; siembra directa (SD sólo empleó combustible fósil en la operación de desbroce de la soca y en la siembra; LC requirió casi 4 veces más energía que SD, CV casi 3 veces más y MT 2.7 veces más; el costo del combustible estuvo en igual proporción, lo mismo que el costo ambiental; en LC, MT y CV el primer pase del implemento de labranza consumió entre 1.5 y 3 veces más energía que el segundo y tercer pases, en suelos tenaces como los vertisoles del CI Palmira. Los altos valores de eficiencia de campo en LC contrastaron con el elevado consumo energético, en comparación con SD, y éste mostró diferencias notorias con respecto a los demás métodos de labranza-siembra en lo relacionado con la conservación de la cobertura vegetal del suelo. ABSTRACT Energy consumption, field efficiency and on ground vegetal cover in corn till-planting systems on Valle del Cauca, Colombia. Corn-cotton energy audit in four tillage-planting systems was carried out at the Colombian Corporation of Agricultural Research Center branch Palmira. The highest consumption of fossil energy corresponded to conventional tillage (LC, in which more than 70% of this consumption corresponded to primary and secondary tillage, followed by vibratory chisel (CV with 65% and mulch-tiller (MT with 54%, whereas no-till planting (SD observed the lowest energy consumption, because it suppressed itself primary and secondary tillage and only used fossil fuel to prepare the soca of the previous

  14. Técnica, Modernidade e Educação Formal Pública. Technique, modernity and public formal education

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    Silva, Cesar Augusto Alves da

    2009-05-01

    contemporary world. Since its beginning in the period to which may be called "modernity", this logic, the maximum efficiency in achieving the greatest gains in the shortest time possible, reached all the social relations in the contemporary world and is used in technology and science to achieve this goal. The configuration erected by the economic relations of capitalist production, in order to achieve its movement of reproduction, built an environment where the technique, transformed into a tool, object technology and form of action, shapes the behavior of human beings living in order to facilitate daily activities: reducing steps, creating patterns to perform them and reducing the need for complex thinking and prepared. Moreover, the acceleration of the pace of production from factories exceeded its walls and reached the lives of humans outside creating a climate of social and cultural high speed. Our goal is to demonstrate that this is a scenario which to make formal education uninteresting, as unnecessary, since the behavior is reckless required that the majority of human beings - especially the young. The conclusion we reached is that, for formal education, thought, reflection - and the slow pace to chisel both - is fundamental, but the actual human being has great potential to become totally averse to them.

  15. Clinical analysis of mandibular wisdom tooth extraction turbine contra-angle high-speed dental drill Topping law impacted%反角高速涡轮牙钻截冠法拔除下颌阻生智齿临床分析

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    李继东

    2016-01-01

    目的:探讨反角高速涡轮牙钻截冠法拔除下颌阻生智齿的临床效果。方法选取我院2014年2月至2016年1月收治的下颌阻生智齿患者60例,随机分为两组,各30例。对照组给予传统锤凿劈冠法拔除,观察组给予反角高速涡轮牙钻截冠法拔除,对比两组疗效。结果观察组手术时间短于对照组,差异显著(P<0.05);观察组术后疼痛、术后颌面部肿胀、术后张口受限程度轻于对照组,差异显著(P<0.05);观察组干槽症发生率低于对照组,差异显著(P<0.05)。结论反角高速涡轮牙钻截冠法拔除下颌阻生智齿可明显缩短手术时间,减轻术后疼痛,降低术后颌面部肿胀、术后张口受限及干槽症发生率。%Objective To investigate the anti-high-speed turbine dental drill angle Topping impacted wisdom tooth removal method of clinical effect. Methods In our hospital from February 2014 to January 2016 were treated 60 cases of mandibular impacted wisdom teeth were randomly divided into two groups, 30 cases each. The control group received the traditional hammer and chisel chop crown removal method, observation group was given the anti-high-speed turbine dental drill angle cut crown removal method, compared to the two groups. Results The operative time was shorter than the control group, the difference was significant (P<0.05); the observation group postoperative pain, swelling and maxillofacial surgery, postoperative trismus degree lighter than the control group, the difference was significant (P<0.05);observation group, the incidence of dry socket than the control group, the difference was significant (P<0.05). Conclusion Anti-corner speed turbine dental drill Topping impacted wisdom tooth extraction method can significantly shorten the operation time, less postoperative pain, reduce swelling and maxillofacial surgery, postoperative trismus and incidence of dry socket.

  16. 高速涡轮机在下颌多根阻生智齿拔除术中的应用%Application of high-speed turbine in dental extraction with mandibular multiple resistance

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    杨益华; 王仁飞

    2014-01-01

    Objective To explore the application of high-speed turbine in dental extraction with mandibular multiple resistance in minimally invasive. Methods In the observation group,the no fear rate was 77.22%, which was significantly higher than that in the control group (21.52%) (P<0.05). The operation time in observation group was (14.87±3.13)min, which was significantly shorter than that in control group(P<0.05). The postoperative swelling, pain score, tooth nest integrity and limitation of mouth opening degree in observation group were significantly lower than that in control group (P<0.05). The postoperative satisfaction score in observation group was (8.89 ±1.61), which was significantly higher than that in control group(P<0.05). The total adverse reaction rate in observation group was 6.39%, which was significantly lower than 17.72% in the control group (P<0.05). Conclusion Comparing to the traditional instrument hammer and chisel, high speed turbine applied to extract mandibular impacted wisdom teeth had a plurality of short operation time, light postoperative pain, high satisfaction, less postoperative complications.%目的:探讨高速涡轮机在微创下颌多根阻生智齿拔除术中的应用。方法选择在本院实施下颌多根阻生智齿拔除的患者158例,根据拔除方式的不同分为对照组和观察组,每组均为79例。对照组常用采用传统拔牙器械锤凿去骨方式拔除,观察组采用高速涡轮机去骨方式拔除。比较两组手术时间、畏惧率、术后疼痛感、满意度、张口受限度、肿胀度、拔牙窝完整性和并发症等。结果观察组患者不畏惧率达到77.22%,显著高于对照组(P<0.05);观察组手术时间仅为(14.87±3.13)分钟,显著短于对照(P<0.05);术后肿胀度、痛度评分、拔牙窝完整性和张口受限度均显著低于对照组(P<0.05);术后观察组满意度评分达到(8.89±1.61),显著高于对照组(P<0.05);

  17. Clinical comparison between dental high speed air turbine cutting handpiece and traditional instruments in mandibular impacted teeth extraction%牙科高速气涡轮切割手机与传统器械拔除下颌阻生第三磨牙的临床比较

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    王莹莹; 程继光; 陈新; 徐文华; 周健

    2015-01-01

    Objective To evaluate the effect of mandibular impacted teeth extraction with dental high speed air turbine cutting hand-piece and surgery bur.Methods This study included 120 patients from Anhui Stomatology Hospital whose third molar teeth were ex-tracted.These patients were randomly assigned into two groups:the experimental group and control group.The control group was treated using tradition chisel splint method,meanwhile the experimental group was treated by dental high speed air turbine cutting handpiece and the bur.The probability of dental root fracture and lower lip numbness,swelling,pain and hardship of opening mouth in the consul-tation after the surgery were evaluated.Results The comparison of the probability of dental root fracture and lower lip numbness,swell-ing,pain and hardship of opening mouth between two groups was made.There were significant differences in two methods.Conclusions Dental high speed air turbine cutting handpiece and surgery bur perform better in mandibular impacted teeth extraction,which is wor-thy to be promoted and studied in clinic treatment.%目的:探讨牙科高速气涡轮切割手机配合阻生牙专用加长裂钻拔除下颌阻生牙的方法和效果。方法选择2013年5月—2014年3月期间于安徽省口腔医院口腔颌面外科门诊需要拔除下颌阻生第三磨牙患者共120例,随机分为两组,对照组采用传统劈骨分牙法,试验组采用牙科高速气涡轮切割手机配合阻生牙专用加长裂钻拔牙,通过术后复诊,评价术后肿胀、疼痛、张口受限等情况以及断根、下唇麻木等发生率。结果对对照组和试验组术后创口肿胀、疼痛、张口受限等情况进行比较,差异具有统计学意义。结论应用牙科高速气涡轮切割手机配合阻生牙专用加长裂钻拔除下颌第三阻生牙的效果较为理想,值得临床进一步研究和推广。

  18. Formas de mecanização e manejo do solo para a cultura da batata I - características da produção Forms of mechanization and soil management for the potato culture I - characteristics of production

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    Sidnei O. Jadoski

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    Full Text Available O objetivo da pesquisa foi estudar os efeitos do manejo com diferentes formas de preparo do solo, tipos de resteva e infestação do solo com Trichoderma harzianum sobre a produtividade e as características dos tubérculos da cultura da batata. O experimento foi estruturado em delineamento inteiramente casualizado, em parcelas subsubdivididas, em um esquema fatorial 4 x 5 x 2, com quatro repetições. Foram avaliadas, na parcela, as seguintes formas de preparo do solo: preparo-base (escarificação e sulcamento - P1; preparo-base mais grade niveladora - P2; preparo-base mais enxada rotativa - P3, e preparo-base mais grade niveladora e enxada rotativa - P4. Na subparcela, utilizaram-se as restevas de aveia, milho, trigo, feijão e uma testemunha sem resteva. A subsubparcela constitui-se da infestação ou não infestação de T. harzianum no solo. Concluiu-se que a menor mobilização do solo ocasiona maior produtividade da cultura. O preparo convencional do solo para o cultivo da batata pode ser reduzido, eliminando-se as operações com enxada rotativa ou grade niveladora. A aplicação das restevas exerceu efeito positivo para o incremento da produtividade de tubérculos. O efeito da presença do fungo T. harzianum afetou negativamente a qualidade do tubérculo, sem exercer efeito significativo sobre a produtividade da cultura, demonstrando a necessidade de ser mais bem estudado.The aim of the research was to study the effects of management with different forms of tillage, stubble and types of infestation of soil with Trichoderma harzianum on the characteristics of components of the canopy of the potato crop, production and characteristics of tubers produced. The experiment was structured in a randomized design in split plots in a factorial 4 x 5 x 2 with four replications. It was evaluated, in plots, the following forms of tillage: tillage base (and chisel plowing - P1, base tillage more harrowing - P2, rotary hoe most basic preparation and

  19. Temperatura do solo em função do preparo do solo e do manejo da cobertura de inverno Soil temperature as affected by soil tillage and management of winter cover crops

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    Carlos Eduardo Angeli Furlani

    2008-02-01

    Full Text Available Com o objetivo de avaliar o efeito do preparo do solo e do manejo da cobertura de inverno (consórcio aveia-preta + nabo forrageiro sobre a temperatura do solo, realizou-se um experimento em um Nitossolo em Botucatu-SP no outono/inverno de 2000. Utilizou-se um delineamento em blocos casualizados em esquema fatorial 3 x 3 (três preparos e três manejos. O preparo do solo constou de: preparo convencional, preparo conservacionista com escarificação e plantio direto, e o manejo da cobertura: consórcio dessecado, rolado e triturado. Foram avaliados a temperatura do solo (termopares a 5 cm de profundidade, de hora em hora, aos 7, 14, 30, 45 e 60 dias após a emergência das plantas do consórcio; o teor de água do solo na profundidade de 10 cm, nas mesmas épocas; e a cobertura do solo (massa seca e índice de cobertura, imediatamente após aplicação dos tratamentos. O sistema plantio direto apresentou temperaturas do solo menores que as do preparo convencional, até o 14º dia após emergência (DAE das plantas. A partir do 30° DAE das plantas, a temperatura não foi mais influenciada pelos tratamentos, devido à cobertura do consórcio e ocorrência de boa disponibilidade de água no solo. Os manejos da cobertura com rolo-faca, triturador e herbicida não influenciaram a temperatura do solo. A temperatura do solo não interferiu no crescimento e desenvolvimento das culturas de cobertura.To evaluate the effect of soil tillage and management of winter cover crops (black oat + radish intercrop on the soil temperature, an experiment was conducted in a Nitossol (Alfisol in Botucatu, state of São Paulo, Brazil, in the 2000 fall/winter season. A design in randomized blocks was used in a 3 x 3 factorial scheme (three tillage and three cover crop managements. Soil tillage consisted of: conventional tillage, conservation tillage with chiseling, and no-tillage. The cover crops managements included plant killing with post-emergence herbicide, rolling

  20. Gneisses (Serizzi and Beole) of the Verbano-Cusio-Ossola district (Piedmont, Northern Italy): possible candidates for the designation of "Global Heritage Stone province"

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    Antonella Dino, Giovanna; Borghi, Alessandro; Cavallo, Alessandro; Primavori, Piero

    2016-04-01

    The Verbano-Cusio-Ossola quarrying district (Piedmont, northern Italy) produces many different ornamental stones (granites, gneisses, marbles): two really important categories are represented by Serizzo and Beola gneisses. Several varieties of Serizzo and Beola crop out in the upper and middle Ossola Valley: Serizzo derives from the Antigorio, Monte Leone and Monte Rosa Penninic Units, whereas Beola from the Monte Leone, Orselina-Moncucco-Isorno and Monte Rosa Penninic Units, as well from the Fobello-Rimella schists (Austroalpine). The Serizzo, represented by a group of foliated granitoid orthogneisses (Serizzo Antigorio, Serizzo Formazza, Serizzo Sempione and Serizzo Monte Rosa varieties), is probably the most important and extensively exploited ornamental stones from the VCO province (about 70% of the VCO stone production). The quarries are mostly concentrated in the Antigorio and Formazza valleys, where the Antigorio nappe has a sub-horizontal attitude and reaches its greatest thickness (up to 1000 m). This stone was largely used to produce columns since the end of XV century (e.g. the old Ospedale Maggiore in Milano, now University of Milano) and later on it was replaced with granites. It was also used in the building structure of the Duomo di Milano, for the plinth and the piers. Nowadays, thanks to its good wear resistance and low cost, it is mainly used in polished slabs for paving: a recent application is the Frankfurt airport floor. Beola is the name of a group of heterogeneous orthogneisses with mylonitic foliation and strong mineralogical lineation (Beola Grigia, Bianca, Ghiandonata, Striata varieties), easy to split into thin slabs with hammer and chisel, occurring in the middle Ossola Valley, between Vogogna and Montecrestese. The quarries of Beola are probably the oldest of the Ossola Valley, although the precise period in which the stone started to be exported is unknown. The Beola trade probably started at the end of the XIII century, with the

  1. Evolution of physical properties of soils according to tillage systems on annual crops/ Evolução de propriedades físicas do solo em função dos sistemas de manejo em culturas anuais

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    Rogério R. M. Ferreira

    2006-06-01

    Full Text Available Soil management must keep the soil physical properties next to the original conditions in natural systems to assure the sustainability of agricultural systems. This review synthesizes the effects of conventional tillage, minimum tillage and no-tillage systems of annual crops, on soil physical properties as bulk density, porosity, soil resistance to root penetration, infiltration speed, hydraulic conductivity,compressibility, organic matter level, soil aggregate size and stability. No-tillage presents advantages on organic matter level, size and stability of aggregates, compressibility and hydraulic conductivity but has limitations on bulk density and resistance to root penetration. Minimum tillage with chisel plow is specially efficient in relation to infiltration speed and hydraulic conductivity, and intermediate between conventional and no-tillage in other aspects. Conventional tillage with total pulverization of soil surface,mainly on tropical conditions, presents the less favorable scores on soil physical properties, close to minimum tillage and no-till only in few circumstances, and frequently the most different from the natural conditions. The conservation systems by their side, despite of similarities in some aspects with natural conditions, are not able to reproduce the conditions of natural forests, savannas or natural pastures, but are in the sustainability direction.Para assegurar a sustentabilidade do sistema produtivo, o manejo do solo deve manter as propriedades físicas do solo o mais próximo das condições originais em que este se encontrava na natureza. Esta revisão sintetiza os efeitos de três sistemas de manejo de solo (convencional, mínimo e direto em culturas anuais sobre as propriedades físicas do solo como densidade, porosidade, resistência à penetração, velocidade de infiltração, condutividade hidráulica, compressibilidade, nível de matéria orgânica, tamanho e estabilidade de agregados. O plantio direto

  2. Assessing Tillage Effects on Soil Hydraulic Properties via Inverse Parameter Estimation using Tension Infiltrometry

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    Schwen, Andreas; Bodner, Gernot; Loiskandl, Willibald

    2010-05-01

    Hydraulic properties are key factors controlling water and solute movement in soils. While several recent studies have focused on the assessment of the spatial variability of hydraulic properties, the temporal dynamics are commonly not taken into account, primarily because its measurement is costly and time-consuming. However, there is extensive empirical evidence that these properties are subject to temporal changes, particularly in the near-saturated range where soil structure strongly influences water flow. One main source of temporal variability is soil tillage. It can improve macroporosity by loosening the soil and thereby changing the pore-size distribution. Since these modifications are quite unstable over time, the pore space partially collapses after tillage. This effect should be largest for conventional tillage (CT), where the soil is ploughed after harvest every year. Assessing the effect of different tillage treatments on the temporal variability of hydraulic properties requires adequate measurement techniques. Tension infiltrometry has become a popular and convenient method providing not only the hydraulic conductivity function but also the soil rentention properties. The inverse estimation of parameters from infiltration measurements remains challenging, despite some progress since the first approach of Šimůnek et al. (1998). Measured data like the cumulative infiltration, the initial and final volumetric water content, as well as independently measured retention data from soil core analysis with laboratory methods, have to be considered to find an optimum solution describing the soil's pore space. In the present study we analysed tension infiltration measurements obtained several times between August 2008 and December 2009 on an arable field in the Moravian Basin, Lower Austria. The tillage treatments were conventional tillage including ploughing (CT), reduced tillage with chisel only (RT), and no-tillage treatment using a direct seeding

  3. Manejo do solo e o rendimento de soja, milho, feijão e arroz em plantio direto Yield of soybean, corn, common bean and rice under no-tillage management

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    João Kluthcouski

    2000-03-01

    Full Text Available O sistema de plantio direto tem sido adotado expressivamente por agricultores do cerrado brasileiro. Contudo, seu uso continuado em regiões tropicais, com insuficiência de cobertura do solo e sucessivas adubações superficiais, pode resultar em alterações nos parâmetros do solo, como compactação e acúmulo de nutrientes na superfície, e na baixa expressão do potencial produtivo das culturas. O presente estudo teve como objetivo principal verificar o efeito de quatro sistemas de manejo de solo (plantio direto; grade aradora; escarificação profunda e aração profunda associados com três níveis de adubação fosfatada e potássica (sem adubação, recomendação oficial e equivalente a exportação pelas colheitas sobre o rendimento das culturas do milho, soja, feijão e arroz em área submetida a plantio direto durante oito anos. Os experimentos com soja, milho, arroz e feijão foram conduzidos em um Latossolo Roxo eutrófico no esquema de faixas e delineamento de blocos completos casualizados, com quatro repetições. Avaliou-se ainda o rendimento de grãos. Não houve resposta da soja aos diferentes manejos do solo nem aos níveis de adubação. Já a aração profunda resultou nos maiores rendimentos de milho, arroz e feijão, sendo intermediários os efeitos devidos à escarificação. Exceto para o feijão, nestas culturas também não se verificou efeito da adubação.The no-tillage cropping system is widely adopted in the Brazilian savannah region (cerrado. However, the continuous use of this system under tropical conditions with insufficient mulching and successive superficial fertilizations, can alter soil chemical and physical properties, causing problems of soil compaction and excessive accumulation of nutrients in the soil surface layer, decreasing the yield potential. The present study had as main objective to verify the effect of four systems (no tillage; heavy harrowing; deep chiseling and deep moldboard plowing of

  4. Alterações microbiológicas, de fertilidade e de produtividade do arroz de terras altas em diferentes manejos de solo e água = Microbiological, fertility and productivity alterations in upland rice under different soil and water managements

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    Talles Eduardo Borges dos Santos

    2008-04-01

    BRS Talento was used in the experiment. The experimental design was a completely randomized block design, with four replications, using three soil managements: no-tillage (NT, heavy disk + leveling disk harrowing (HL, and chisel plowing + leveling disk harrowing (CL, plus three water managements: no irrigation (WD0; water depth 1 (WD1, with irrigation at the reproductive and maturation periods; and water depth 2 (WD2, with irrigation throughout the rice cycle. Autochthones arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi proved to be sensitive to soil and water management. The NT presented the highest values for MO, Ca, SB and V% and the lowest for H+Al. This management, together with irrigation at the reproductive and maturation periods of BRS Talento cultivar, promoted goods results for crop yield and microbiology characteristics.

  5. Effects of tillage and crop residue management on soil respiration and its mechanism%耕作方式与秸秆还田对土壤呼吸的影响及机理

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    赵亚丽; 薛志伟; 郭海斌; 穆心愿; 李潮海

    2014-01-01

    In Huang-Huai-Hai area in China, winter wheat (Triticum aestivum)/summer maize (Zea mays) rotation is the dominant two-crop-per-year cropping system. Crop residue removal and subsoil compaction have become limiting factors for yield improvement in the area. Tillage and crop residue retained are two effective ways to improve soil properties and increase crop yield. Soil tillage and crop residue retained can reduce soil bulk density, improve water storage and aeration in the soil, increase soil microorganism and enzyme activities, improve soil biological properties, thus promote plant root growth and increase crop production. However, studies in the past mainly focused on the effects of single tillage or single crop residue retained on soil respiration. There is a need currently for research in the effects of tillage, crop residue retained and their interaction on soil respiration under the two-crop-per-year cropping system. A two-year field study from 2010 to 2012 was conducted to determine effects of tillage practice and crop residue management on soil respiration, soil temperature, soil water content, soil compaction, soil organic carbon content, dry matter accumulation of plant and root in the wheat-corn double crop cropping system. The study was conducted at the Wen County Experimental Station, Henan, China. The experiment was arranged in a split-plot design with three replications. Tillage practice and crop residue management were two factors of interest. The tillage treatment was randomly assigned to main plots and crop residue treatment was randomly assigned to sub-plots. The tillage practice treatments were: moldboard plough (MP) to a maximum depth of 15 cm, deep moldboard plough (DMP) to a maximum depth of 30 cm, and chisel plough (CP) to a maximum depth of 30 cm. All three tillage treatments were implemented after corn harvested in October of 2010 and 2011. In addition to different plough treatments, all plots were disc harrowed before wheat planting

  6. The "green stones" of Valtellina and Valchiavenna (central Alps, northern Italy)

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    Cavallo, Alessandro

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    folded, and are processed in two main commercial varieties: schistose ("serpentinoscisto") and massive ("serpentino da taglio"). In Valmalenco, the extraction and processing of schistose serpentinites for the production of slabs ("piode", splitted by hand with hammer and chisel), used in roofing and flooring, dates back at least to the XIV century. From the traditional underground extraction, the quarrying activities moved to the modern open-cast extraction in the seventies. The renowned quality of the secular serpentinite roof coverings is related to the excellent physical and mechanical properties, especially the flexural strength (average values around 90-100 MPa), very low porosity and the thaw/freezing resistance. The "massive" serpentinite achieved a special place in the national and international market of ornamental stones: the several extracted varieties (Serpentino Classico, Verde Vittoria, Verde Perlato, Verde Mare, Verde Principe, Verde Torre S. Maria), in addition to the excellent technical properties (flexural strength and thermal properties) that promote specific uses, make these stones much appreciated worldwide (e.g. Bundestag in Berlin, Germany). As part of the "green stones" of Valmalenco, two currently abandoned ophicalcite quarries have been active in the recent past. The extraction and processing of soapstone ("pietra ollare" or "pietra laugera", a talc and/or chlorite rich ultramafic/mafic rock) in Valmalenco and Valchiavenna probably dates back to the Iron Age; in Valchiavenna it is documented with certainty since Roman times and the Middle Ages. The extraction and processing of soapstone peaked around the middle of the XVIII century, with a dozen quarries and about 300 workers involved, between Chiavenna and Piuro. A limited production of soapstone is still active in the municipalities of Piuro (talc-olivine-tremolite fels) and Chiesa in Valmalenco (chlorite schist), where in addition to the traditional cooking pots ("Lavecc"), there is a growing

  7. Efeitos de sistemas de preparo nas propriedades físicas de um Latossolo Vermelho distrófico Effects of tillage systems on the soil physical properties of a dystrophic Red Latosol

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    Karina Maria Vieira Cavalieri

    2006-02-01

    residue management are essential for the sustainability of cassava production in sandy and sandy loam soils of Northwestern Paraná State, Southern Brazil. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of different tillage systems used for planting cassava: no-tillage (NT, minimum tillage using chiseling (MT and conventional tillage with moldboard plow and disking (CT on some physical properties of a dystrophic Red Latosol. The following soil physical properties were evaluated in the 0-0.15 m and 0.15-0.30 m soil layers: soil bulk density (BD, soil water retention curve, soil resistance to penetration curve and least limiting water range (LLWR. Higher values of BD and soil resistance to penetration were verified in the NT and MT treatments. The soil water retention curve was only influenced by BD, which incorporated the effects of the soil tillage systems independent of sampled layers. The soil resistance curve to penetration was influenced by tillage systems and layers, indicating that the soil resistance to root penetration was higher in NT > MT > CT, and was accentuated at the 0.15-0.30 m depth. The increase in the BD led to a reduction in the LLWR due to the effects of soil resistance to penetration and air-filled porosity, which in turn determined the range of soil available water. Results indicated that LLWR value followed the sequence: PC = PM > PSR in the 0-0.15 m soil layer, and was not influenced by tillage systems in the 0.15-0.30 soil layer The critical bulk density value (BDc, the BD value at which LLWR = 0, was lower in NT and MT tillage systems compared with CT, therefore resulting in a smaller frequency of higher BD values than BDc in the soil under CT.

  8. Análise técnica de fontes de nutrientes associadas a sistemas de preparo do solo Nutrient sources associated with soil tillage systems: technical aspects

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    Carla Maria Pandolfo

    2008-04-01

    crop attributes. The study was carried out at an experimental station of Epagri in Campos Novos, on a Typic Hapludox, in a long-term experiment. The treatments were a combination of five tillage systems (no-till, chisel plow, conventional tillage, conventional tillage with burned crop residues, and conventional tillage with crop residues removal with five nutrient sources (TES = control, without fertilizer; AM = mineral fertilizer according with technical recommendation for each crop; CA = 5 Mg ha-1 year-1 of moist poultry litter; DLB = 60 m³ ha-1 year-1 of liquid cattle manure; and, DLS = 40 m³ ha-1 year-1 of liquid pig manure. A model was established to evaluate the nutrient sources use. The model was fed data of soil and crop attributes, that were transformed into the respective indexes. A model was used to quantify and analyze the effect of nutrient sources on technical aspects of each soil management type. The outputs were triangular pictures and their areas, with the respective confidence limits (p < 0.10. The nutrient sources did not differ when the plant, chemical and physical indexes were considered together, whereas results of poultry litter were best when evaluated by the chemical or the plant index. The technical behavior of the nutrient sources and the physical index in particular were related to soil tillage. Among the evaluated tillage systems, no-till performed best and the conventional system with straw removal worst. The model used to analyze the technical aspects was an efficient tool for a more comprehensive evaluation of the use of organic nutrient sources.

  9. Efecto acumulativo de la siembra directa sobre algunas características del suelo en la región semiárida central de Argentina Long term effect of no-tillage on some soil properties in the central semiarid region of Argentina

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    Adriana Abril

    2005-12-01

    recent adoption of no-tillage practices in the country. Moreover, most of the available research on no-tillage in Argentina refers to the humid Pampas region. In contrast, information on the semi-arid region is very scarce, despite the fact that an increased cover stubble is particularly useful in water-limited soils. In this paper we report a long-term evaluation (5 and 10 years periods of no-tillage practices on a chemical (SOM, total N and NO3-N and biological (microbial biomass and activity soil characteristics, and b quantity, identifiable fractions, and chemical quality of stubble material in soybean monoculture and soybean-corn rotation. Research was conducted at Manfredi INTA Experimental Station in semi-arid, central Argentina (31°49' S and 63°46' W. Soils under no-tillage system had higher SOM and total N content compared with control (conservation tillage with chisel plow in both, soybean monoculture and soybean-corn rotations. The observed difference increased with time (10 and 20% at 5 and 10 years, respectively. Nitrate content, and microbial activity and biomass showed high variability in the measurement periods, depending on climatic condition at the sampling date. Stubble cover was greater in the corn-soybean rotation with corn as preceding crop (2473.9 g m-2 than in soybean monoculture (1035.7 g m-2. The stubble non-identifiable fraction was very significant in all treatments (ranging between 2-10 t ha-1, which would favor new surface soil formation. The soybean-corn rotation with soybean as preceding crop showed the lowest values in all chemical parameters, particularly in soluble compounds (nitrate, ammonium and soluble carbon. Contrarily with what is usually assumed, our results suggest that nutrient release from long-term stubble may become a significant nutrient source for the crops. Therefore, this nutrient source should be considered when evaluating crop fertilization requirements.

  10. 椎弓根螺钉置入内固定与单纯椎管减压治疗退行性腰椎滑脱的比较%Comparison of pedicle screw fixation and simple vertebral canal decompression in the treatment of lumbar degenerative spondylolisthesis

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    刘保华; 王沛; 夏群; 冯世庆; 郑永发; 李冰

    2011-01-01

    of pedicle screw fixation and fusion in treatment of degenerative spondylolisthesis, and to compare with simple vertebral canal compression.METHODS: A total of 38 patients with lumbar degenerative spondylolisthesis received treatment at the Department of Orthopaedics, General Hospital of Tianjin Medical University were selected, and 3 patients were lost in follow-up. Of the remaining 35 cases, 21 cases underwent pedicle screw fixation posterolateral fusion and 14 cases underwent simple vertebral canal decompression. Simple vertebral canal compression group treated with the rongeur bite yellow ligament and lamina to relieve nerve root compression, forward vertebral slippage of adjacent vertebral body with posterior inferior formation relative prominence was chiseled with osteotome. According to Wein-stein method pedicle screw into the needle localization, then screw into the pedicle screw and undergo vertebral plate decompression on the basis of compression condition in pedicle screw fixation and fusion group. The clinical effect underwent comprehensive evaluation of oswestry dysfunction index; horizontal displacement and angular displacement were observed at hyperextension and flexion time. Degenerative condition of adjacent segment was evaluated by UCLA system.RESULTS AN D CONCLUSION : A total of 35 patients were followed up for 1 year. The excellent rate in pedicle screw fixation and fusion group was significantly higher than that in simple vertebral canal compression group (P < 0.05). Pedicle screw fixation and fusion has little effect on the stability of lumbar. There was no significant change in adjacent segment before degenerative insertion and 1 year after insertion. Simple vertebral canal compression had a significant effect on the stability of lumbar, and there was no significant change in adjacent segment degeneration before treatment and 1 year after treatment. It is indicated that pedicle screw fixation and fusion has satisfying effects in treatment of

  11. Aggregate stability as affected by short and long-term tillage systems and nutrient sources of a hapludox in southern Brazil Efeitos de curto e de longo prazo da aplicação de sistemas de manejo do solo e de fontes de nutrientes sobre a estabilidade de agregados, em um nitossolo vermelho

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    Milton da Veiga

    2009-08-01

    Full Text Available The ability of a soil to keep its structure under the erosive action of water is usually high in natural conditions and decreases under frequent and intensive cultivation. The effect of five tillage systems (NT = no-till; CP = chisel plowing and one secondary disking; CT = primary and two secondary distings; CTb = CT with crop residue burning; and CTr = CT with removal of crop residues from the field, combined with five nutrient sources (C = control, no nutrient application; MF = mineral fertilizers according to technical recommendations for each crop; PL = 5 Mg ha-1 y-1 fresh matter of poultry litter; CM = 60 m³ ha-1 y-1 slurry cattle manure; and SM = 40 m³ ha-1 y-1 slurry swine manure on wet-aggregate stability was determined after nine years (four sampled soil layers and on five sampling dates in the 10th year (two sampled soil layers of the experiment. The size distribution of the air-dried aggregates was strongly affected by soil bulk density, and greater values of geometric mean diameter (GMD AD found in some soil tillage or layer may be partly due to the higher compaction degree. After nine years, the GMD AD on the surface was greater in NT and CP compared to conventional tillage systems (CT, CTb and CTr, due to the higher organic matter content, as well as less soil mobilization. Aggregate stability in water, on the other hand, was affected by the low variation in previous gravimetric moisture of aggregates, which contributed to a high coefficient of variation of this attribute. The geometric mean diameter of water-stable aggregates (GMD WS was highest in the 0.00-0.05 m layer in the NT system, in the layers 0.05-0.10 and 0.12-0.17 m in the CT, and values were intermediate in CP. The stability index (SI in the surface layers was greater in treatments where crop residues were kept in the field (NT, CP and CT, which is associated with soil organic matter content. No differences were found in the layer 0.27-0.32 m. The effect of nutrient

  12. 鼻内镜下改良Denker术式在鼻腔鼻窦内翻性乳头状瘤手术中的应用%Application of modified Denker surgery in sinonasal inverted papilloma with nasal endoscope

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    白有仁; 田青; 李莉; 拓明祥

    2013-01-01

    目的 探讨鼻内镜下改良Denker术式在鼻腔鼻窦内翻性乳头状瘤手术中的应用,术中保留鼻泪管和下鼻甲,进入上颌窦的方法.方法 35例住院手术患者,男21例,女14例,年龄39 ~ 76岁,平均45岁.术前均行组织病理学检查确诊为鼻腔鼻窦内翻性乳头状瘤.手术在全麻下进行.在下鼻甲前梨状孔缘弧形切开,暴露梨状孔缘,凿除下鼻道相对应的梨状孔缘,咬骨钳咬除部分下鼻道和犬齿窝骨壁,鼻内镜直视下完成窦内病灶清除,如病变范围较大可扩大骨窗解剖鼻泪管,鼻泪管受累则切除之,同期行鼻腔泪囊造孔术,术终完成下鼻道开窗.结果 35例患者均为单侧发病,鼻腔鼻窦内翻性乳头肿瘤Krouse分期Ⅱ级14例,Ⅲ级20例,Ⅳ级1例.术中见肿瘤起源于鼻腔外侧壁或上颌窦,上颌窦各壁均可受累,前、内壁明显.术后随访12 ~67个月,平均22个月,术腔上皮化,下鼻甲形态良好.1例术后6个月下鼻道开窗口局部复发,清理后再无复发.2例行鼻腔泪囊造孔术,术后无溢泪等并发症.结论 鼻内镜下改良Denker术式梨状孔缘切口进入上颌窦,最大限度地保留鼻腔及泪道的功能,为彻底切除鼻腔及上颌窦病灶提供新的微创入路和方法.%Objective To investigate the application of modified Denker surgical in sinonasal inverted papilloma surgery with intranasal endoscope,nasal canal and inferior turbinate were reserved and the maxillary sinus was open.Methods All 35 cases with sinonasal inverted papilloma were diagnosed by preoperative histopathological examination,all patients received general anaesthesia.Make an piriform aperture arcs incision before inferior nasal concha,expose the piriform aperture edge,chisel the edge of the piriform aperture corresponding to inferior meatus,and part of the inferior meatus and bony wall of canine fossa were removed by rongeur,sinus lesions were cleaned under nasal endoscope.When lesions area became

  13. 后路一期全脊椎切除治疗单发转移瘤性硬膜外脊髓压迫症的疗效分析%Efficacy of posterior en bloc spondylectomy for metastatic epidural spinal cord compression

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    陈铿; 黄霖; 王鹏; 唐勇; 叶记超; 沈慧勇

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    Objectives: To investigate the efficacy and prognosis of posterior en hloc spondylectomy(PES) for metastastic epidural spinal cord compression(MESCC). Methods: 9 cases suffering from MESCC from December 2008 to June 2011 underwent modified PES, which was defined as removing about 1/3 middle-posterior vertebra by using T-saw first, and then the L shape chisel was used to excise the disc from posterior to anterior under direct vision, finally the truncation of the entire disc was cmpleted. The adjacent disc was performed the same procedure. After temporary fixation, the tumor vertebra was released and ressected. Auto bone graft and titanium mesh implantation was performed, after that, posterior instrumentation was added. VAS score, ASIA motor score, recovery of neurological function and complications were reviewed. Results: The tumor vertebrae were resected completely, the operation time was 7-10h(average, 7.4h), and the blood loss was 1300-3200ml(average, 2240ml). 9 cases showed significant pain relief, VAS score decreased from 8.1±1.2 points of pre-operation to 3.0±1.7 points of 2 weeks post-operation with the improvement rate of 62.8%. 1 case had no ASIA grade improvement, and 8 cases had significant improvement, with ASIA motor function score improving from 74.0±15.0 points of pre-operation to 91.9±12.9 points of 3 months post-operation. The average survival time was 19.3±5.2 months (range, 9-26 months). Conclusions: For MESCC, PES can achieve decompression effectively and circularly,which is indicated for pain relief and neurofunction improvement.%目的:探讨后路一期全脊椎切除术治疗单发转移瘤性硬膜外脊髓压迫症(MESCC)的疗效及患者生存质量.方法:利用改良一期后路全脊椎整块切除术对2008年12月~2011年6月间收治的9例单发MESCC患者进行手术治疗,先导入线锯由前向后切割病椎上位椎间盘至椎间隙后1/3处,再用“L”形骨刀经两侧由后向前凿至与线锯切割水平处

  14. 10Be DATED BOULDERS FROM THE THIRD TERRACE OF NUJIANG RIVER AT BINGZHONGLUO,YUNNAN PROVINCE,CHINA%云南怒江丙中洛河段第三级阶地10Be暴露年龄

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    吕延武; 顾兆炎; 许冰; A.Aldahan; G.Possnert

    2012-01-01

    宇宙成因核素可用于河流阶地测年,然而保存于阶地面上的漂砾暴露年龄是否能代表其形成年代还缺乏深入研究.应用宇宙成因核素10Be对怒江丙中洛河段第三级阶地上的花岗岩漂砾进行测年研究,结果显示继承性组分可以忽略,而风化侵蚀将对其暴露年龄产生较大影响.基于采集自第三级阶地保存较好的基岩中石英脉样品,应用有效暴露年龄、暴露时间与风化速率间的关系图解出花岗岩漂砾的风化速率为0.3cm/ka,并据此得到第三级阶地的形成年代大约为 150~203 ka.%Fluvial terraces are common in the Nujiang River valley,while the third level is widest and mostly distributed. There are five level terraces at Bingzhongluo(28°01'N,98°37'E) ,where located southeastern margin of the Tibetan Plateau, Yunnan, China. The third and the forth level terraces are covered with reddish-brown soil, indicating a long history of the terraces. Many granite boulders are spread out on the surface of the first, second and third level terraces, whose exposure ages could represent the terrace formation time. Three granite boulders were taken as samples at the posterior margin of the third terrace of the Nujiang River at Bingzhongluo(Fig. la and lc). The diameters of all boulders are large (>2m)and partly buried in soil layers. Sample NJ2-1 was collected from one granite boulder(about 2. 3m)on floodplain, which is used to estimate the inheritance. Sample BZL43 was chiseled about 1. 5cm from the surface of a quartz vein,which insets a sandy slate of the third terrace at downstream about 2km. The quartz purification, 10Be extraction,and BeO preparation,were done in the Cosmogenic Nuclide Laboratory at the Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. The 10e/9Be ratio was measured by AMS facility at the Tandem Laboratory of Uppsala University in Sweden. The "Be concentrations (Table 1) show that the 10Be concentration of sample BZL43 is

  15. Aspectos econômicos do uso de fontes orgânicas de nutrientes associadas a sistemas de preparo do solo Economical aspects of organic nutrient sources associated with soil tillage systems

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    Carla Maria Pandolfo

    2008-09-01

    ário, P e K, após nove anos de aplicação das fontes de nutrientes, tem importante participação no desempenho econômico das mesmas.Economical analysis is important to make decision on the use of organic nutrient sources. The objective of this study was to elaborate an economical analysis of different nutrient sources to help farmers and technicians to make decision about the use of these sources at different soil management. The study was carried out at the Epagri Experimental Station of Campos Novos, using a long-term experiment. The treatments were a combination of five tillage systems (no-till; chisel plow; conventional tillage; conventional tillage with crop residues burned and conventional tillage with crop residues removed from the field, with four nutrient sources (TES=control, no fertilizer; AM=mineral fertilizer according with technical recommendation for each crop; EA=5mg ha-1 of moisture poultry litter; ELB=60m³ ha-1 of liquid cattle manure; and ELS=40m³ ha-1 of slurry pig manure. The economical attributes used were variable costs of production, total income, and the cost of the necessity of lime and fertilizers application to improve soil chemical condition after nine years of applying treatments. A model was used to quantify and analyse the effect of nutrient sources in economical aspects, for each nutrient source within each soil tillage. The outputs were triangular pictures and their areas with 90% confidence limits. It was concluded that economical aspect effects of the organic nutrient sources were dependent on tillage systems, and the better performance was in no-till system. EA and ELS showed better economical results. ELS and ELB, even showing different picture areas, were the sources that showed lesser variability in economical attribute evaluated, and did not have one highlight attribute among them. The use of cost of the necessity of lime and fertilizers application to improve soil chemical condition after nine years of applying treatments

  16. Perdas de fósforo e potássio por erosão hídrica em um inceptisol sob chuva natural Phosphorus and potassium losses by water erosion in an inceptisol under natural rainfall

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    I. Bertol

    2004-06-01

    , accelerating environmental degradation. The P and K losses caused by water erosion were evaluated from November 1999 to October 2001 in an Inceptisol with 0.102 m m-1 slope, in Lages, Santa Catarina State, Brazil, under natural rainfall conditions. The evaluated soil management systems were: no-tillage for six years (NT6, no-tillage for nine years (NT9, chiseling plus one disking for nine years (C + D9, and plowing plus disking twice for nine years (P + D9. All of these treatments were carried out in duplicate. One experimental plot was cultivated with bean, vetch, corn, and oat in rotation, and the other with soybean, wheat, soybean, and wheat in succession. An additional treatment consisted of bare soil (control, which was periodically tilled with plowing plus disking twice for nine years (BS9. The P and K contents were determined in runoff water and sediments. Both P and K concentrations were higher in runoff water and sediments under the conservation soil tillage than under conventional soil tillage. Total K losses were higher in the runoff water than in the sediment, except in the BS9 treatment. Regarding P losses, they were higher in water than sediment only in the NT6 and NT9 tillage. In the runoff water, the total P losses were higher in NT6 and NT9 tillage, while the K losses varied with conservational tillage and conventional tillage, with no clear trend. Potassium losses in the runoff sediment were smaller in conservational tillage, but those of P were only smaller in NT6 and NT9 treatments.

  17. Relações da rugosidade superficial do solo com o volume de chuva e com a estabilidade de agregados em água Relations of soil surface roughness with the rainfall volume and water aggregate stability

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    -se inversamente com o volume das chuvas naturais. O decaimento máximo da rugosidade ao acaso relacionou-se inversamente com o DMP e com o DMG dos agregados estruturais.Soil surface roughness is, among other factors, affected by soil tillage, cumulative rainfall and aggregate stability in relation to destructive water action. The soil surface roughness of a soil classified as a Haplumbrept was evaluated in an area where a water erosion experiment under natural rainfall has been carried out over the course of 15 years in the South of the Planalto Catarinense, Santa Catarina State, Brazil. The soil microrelief was characterized by the indices: roughness (RR, tortuosity (T and limiting elevation difference (LD and was measured in 2003 in a corn crop, and in 2004 in an oat crop (cumulative rainfall during the experimental periods was 229 and 350 mm, respectively. Moreover, water aggregate stability was evaluated and expressed by the mean weight diameter (DMP and mean geometric diameter (DMG of aggregates between the two crops, in 2004. The studied soil tillage system treatments were: plowing plus disking (PC, chisel plow plus disking (CM, and no-tillage (SD, both under corn and oat crops. One additional treatment used as reference consisted of bare soil tillage with plowing plus disking (SC. The surface roughness was evaluated five times under corn and four times under oat. The first evaluation was carried out immediately after soil tilling and the others every other week. The initial values of the RR, T, and LD indices were high and decreased with increasing rainfall on SC, PC AND CM treatments, while in the SD treatment the afore-mentioned indices were only high for oat and varied very little as the rainfall increased. The reduction in the random RR index was the highest in the BS treatment, while the lowest reduction occurred in the SD treatment. The values of all indices under study were reduced in comparison to that of the original microrelief condition, where the slope effects

  18. Controlo da salinidade do solo com recurso à sementeira directa Control of the soil salinity by using direct drilling

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    mais baixos de condutividade eléctrica da solução do solo ao fim de dois anos são indicadores, de que, a sementeira directa, em conjunto com uma cultura de cobertura, poderá ser uma ferramenta útil na prática de uma agricultura de regadio sustentável, em clima semi-árido e em solos de baixa condutividade hidráulica, mesmo utilizando águas de rega com condutividade eléctrica (CE moderada.The use of water with moderated salt content for irrigation under semi-arid conditions, especially on soils with low saturated hydraulic conductivity, can lead to an increase of the salt content of the soil and even to an increase of exchangeable Na. This is a possible scenario in the Alqueva irrigation program in the South of Portugal. The present study aims to evaluate the potential of direct drilling and soil mulching as a way to improve infiltration and reduce evaporation, in order to reduce salt accumulation during the summer and to improve leaching during the winter. The trial has been carried out on a Calcic Luvisols (FAO classification under centre pivot irrigation. There were used two soil tillage treatments (direct drilling and traditional - chisel plow plus two disc arrows, two levels of water salinity (0.7 dS m-1 and 2 dS m-1 and two water regimes (100% and 70% of Etc. The experimental design is a split plot, with tillage as the reference treatment. After the second year the salinity in the top 0.20 m of the soil is lower under direct drilling (0.63 dS m-1 than under traditional tillage system (0.75 dS m-1. The differences between tillage treatments are more evident for the higher water regime. The lowest values of electric conductivity in soil solution at the end of two years, indicate that direct drilling together with cover crop, can be a useful tool in irrigation under semi-arid conditions, in soils with low values of hydraulic conductivity, even when using water with moderated electrical conductivity (EC.

  19. Produção de castanha e de folhada e concentração de nutrientes nas folhas de soutos submetidos a diferentes sistemas de mobilização do solo Chestnut and litterfall production and leaf nutrient concentration in chestnut groves submitted to different soil tillage systems

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    2009-01-01

    studied in a 50 year-old chestnut grove, located in Northeast Portugal. The experimental trial was installed in the beginning of 1996 and it was monitored for eight years. The treatments were: chisel plow (average depth 15 cm, which corresponds to the traditional tillage (MT; disc harrowing tillage, up to 7 cm depth (GD; rainfed seeded pasture, with leguminous and grasses species (PS; and no-tillage with spontaneous herbaceous vegetation (NM. Results, between 1999 and 2004, showed that the average production of litter-fall (leaves, burs, chestnuts and inflorescences, was greatest in NM treatment (755 g m-2, followed by the PS (729 g m-2, GD (708 g m-2 and MT (627 g m-2 treatment, although the differences were not significant. During that period, the burs (36.7% made the greatest contribution to total litter-fall, followed by the leaves (32.5%, chestnuts (24.7% and inflorescences (6.1%. The chestnut production was significantly lower in the MT (133 g m-2 treatment than in the NM (193 g m-2 and PS (191 g m-2. The N, P and Mg content in leaves were significantly lower in MT treatment than in the others; the K content was significantly lower in MT and PS treatments than in GD; the Ca concentration was significantly lower in MT treatment than in GD and PS. Management practices alternatives to the traditional soil tillage revealed to be more appropriated to enhance productivity of chestnut groves and to reduce production costs.

  20. Teoria laneana: a univocidade radical aliada à dialética-materialista na criação da psicologia social histórico-humana Lanean theory: the radical unambiguousness allied with the dialectic-materialist in creating historical-human social psycology

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    sua concepção-compromisso de ciência em busca do conhecimento da existência humana sem suturas.The paper presents the base of Sílvia Lane's theoretical-methodological work, highlighting its ontological and epistemological presumptions and delineating the grand moments of its configuration process. The dialectic process that advances incorporating new knowledge without abandoning the previous, but uniting it in producing something new. This "pragmatic-critical-revolutionary" methodology, initially intuitive, became scientifically chiseled out from empirical research, according to Lane, fundamental for criticizing the concepts and advancing the theory. The task of the text is easy because Sílvia registered in her books each change of her principal interests, analytical categories and philosophical reflections. There are four moments to be highlighted. All of them make a profound study of her radical theoretical overcome: the transition of a configured reference in the interface between Lewin, Mead, Skinner to Marxism: 1 from the 70's, marked by the privileged dialogue with representations theory and with concerns with language and social groups; 2 from the 80's, a time of vigorous reflections on a new conception of man for psychology, with emphasis on the categories of consciences and alienation, orientated by soviet psychology and neo-marxism (Politzer and Heller; 3 from the 90's, characterized by the reflection on the role of subjectivity/affectivity on social awareness and on transformative action, overcoming the subject's imprisonment to exteriority and to pure repetition and the purge of singularity, and by reaffirming participant research and community praxis; 4 from the new millennium, dedicated to unveil the secrets of human creativity. Emotion, art and creativity were the themes that became to mediate her incessant critical thoughts on psychology's theories and practical consequences for Latin America's social condition. Thus, this paper hopes to present

  1. 40 Years of Processing Pieces of Space

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    Satterwhite, C. E.; Funk, R. C.; Righter, K.; Harrington, R. H.

    2016-01-01

    representative sample, either a 1-3 gram chip or thin section is sent to the Smithsonian Institution for classification. After Antarctic meteorites have been classified and approved by the Nomenclature Committee of the Meteoritical Society, they are announced in the Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter, which is published twice per year (fall and spring) so that scientists may review which meteorites are available to study. Requests for Antarctic Meteorite samples are welcomed from research scientists, regardless of their current state of funding for meteorite studies. Since its inception over 3,300 requests have been made for pieces of these meteorites and over 400 investigators worldwide are active in the study of meteorites.. Research on these samples has been published in more than1500 peer reviewed articles; a listing of papers for any meteorite sample can be generated by accessing http://curator.jsc.nasa.gov/antmet/referencesearch.cfm. Antarctic meteorite samples requested by scientists are prepared several different ways. Most samples are prepared as chips, either using a rock splitter or using a chisel and chipping bowl. In special situations, a researcher may request a meteorite slab in which case the samples are cut using a diamond-bladed bandsaw inside of a dry nitrogen glove box. The meteorites are always cut in a 100 percent liquid-free environment. Additionally, thin/thick sections of Antarctic meteorites are also prepared at JSC. The meteorite thin section lab at JSC can prepare standard 30-micron thin sections, thick sections of variable thickness (100 to 200 microns), or demountable sections using superglue, all section are prepared without using water. Although many of the techniques used back in the '70's are still used today, advances in computers, software, databases, available tools and instrumentation have helped to streamline and shorten the duration of the classification process. In conjunction with present day missions to asteroids and other planets

  2. Effect of blade vibration on mulch tillage performance under silt clay loam soil

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    Full Text Available Introduction: Mulch tillage system is an intermediate system which covers some of disadvantages of no tillage and conventional tillage systems. In farms in which tillage is done with a chisel plow, runoff and soil erosion have a less important relation to moldboard and disk plow and naturally absorption of rainfall will be developed. Thus, the mulch tillage system is an appropriate alternative to conventional tillage and no tillage (Backingham and Pauli, 1993. The unwanted vibration in machinery and industry mainly processes most harmful factors, for example: bearing wear, cracking and loosening joints. And noise is produced in electrical systems by creating a short circuit (Wok, 2011. Self-induced and induced vibration are used in tillage systems. Induced vibration is created by energy consumption and self-induced vibration is created by collision among the blades and soil at the shank (Soeharsono and Setiawan, 2010. A study by Mohammadi-gol et al. (2005 was conducted. It was found that on the disk plow, plant residues maintained on the soil are more than that of moldboard plow. 99% frequency and amplitude, speed and rack angle of blade directly affect soil inversion and indirectly affect preservation of crop residue on the soil. The effect of vibration frequency and rack angle of blade to reduce the tensile strength is also clear. Moreover, in contrast to previous studies when speed progressing is less than (λ, not only the relative speed (λ, but also frequency can reduce the tensile strength (Beiranvand and Shahgoli, 2010; Awad-Allah et al., 2009. Therefore, aim of this study was to determine the effect of vibration and the speed of tillage on soil parameters and drawbar power in using electric power. Materials and Methods: To perform this test, three different modes of vibration (fixed, variable and induced vibration and two levels of speed in real terms at a depth of 20 cm were used for farming. The test was performed with a split plot

  3. Propriedades físicas e taxa de estratificação de carbono orgânico num Latossolo Vermelho após dez anos sob dois sistemas de manejo Soil physical properties and organic carbon stratification rate in an oxisol after ten years under two different soil management systems

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    evidenciam que a maior concentração de COS no PD pode resultar em condições físicas mais estáveis às culturas.In the clay and heavy clay soils, compaction of the surface layer represents one of the limitations under no-tillage. Under such conditions, periodic soil tillage has been adopted. Other techniques, such as crop rotation are indicated for the physical management of the soil due to a larger input of organic matter and bioporosity of the soil. The objective of this study was to quantify some soil physical properties in an eutroferric Red Latosol (rhodic Eutrudox, the organic carbon content and the soil organic stratification rate after ten years of two soil management systems. The soil management systems included: crop rotation under no-tillage (NT, and crop-sucession under no-tillage, but with soil chiseling before the summer crop (CNT. Larger values of bulk density were verified in NT and macroporosity and total porosity in CNT. In both management systems, the air-filled porosity was above 10 %, suggesting that the aeration conditions were appropriate for the plant roots. The soil water retention curve indicated that the soil under CNT retains more water than under NT at high potentials, but they are similar at potentials below -0.008 MPa. The soil penetration resistance (RP was larger in NT down to the depth of 0.20 m, independently of the soil moisture content. Results suggested that with identical soil dryness the RP can reach restrictive values for plant growth in NT. Thus, management practices to maintain the soil moisture are necessary to keep the RP lower than the levels considered restrictive for plants. The soil organic content (SOC was higher in NT down to a depth of 0.10 m, while higher values were observed at depths of 0.10-0.40 m in CNT. The SOC stratification rate in the soil was 1.73 in NT while in CNT it was 1.24. Results show that this highest SOC concentration in NT may result in more stable soil physical conditions for crops.

  4. MANEJO DO SOLO E SUAS RELAÇÕES COM A ACIDEZ E A DISPONIBILIDADE DE MICRONUTRIENTES SOIL AND MICRONUTRIENT ACIDITY AVAILABILITY AS AFFECTED BY SOIL MANAGEMENT

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    Renato Sérgio Mota dos Santos

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    Helena, state of Goiás, Brazil, with soybean, corn, rice and common bean crops under four soil management: 1 no-till; 2 deep moldboard plowing; 3 shallow harrow plowing and 4 deep stirring, using a chiseling plow and three levels of fertilization: 1 Check; 2 State recommendation and 3 Fertilizers to cover the nutrients extracted by grain exportation. The distribution of exchangeable aluminum was influenced by soil management in function of machines and implements demanded by each system. The areas submitted to no-till management presented higher aluminum concentration in the superficial layer after the first crop, but the same was observed in the areas submitted to deep stirring only after the last crop. The areas submitted to shallow harrow plowing showed similar results of those obtained by deep moldboard plowing , even so in smaller degree. In the area where deep moldboard plowing was used, aluminum concentration was similar in all soil layers. Higher pH values were observed on the superficial layer of soil submitted to deep moldboard plowing in relation to no-till shallow harrow plowing and deep stirring. Uniform distribution of iron and manganese was observed in areas submitted to deep moldboard plowing. No variation was observed in relation to fertilizer application.

    KEY-WORDS: Soil fertility; micronutrients; no-till; crop systems.

  5. The barley straw residues avoid high erosion rates in persimmon plantations. Eastern Spain

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    Cerdà, Artemi; González Pelayo, Óscar; Giménez-Morera, Antonio; Jordán, Antonio; Novara, Agata; Pereira, Paulo; Mataix-Solera, Jorge

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    distributed soil erosion and sediment delivery model (WATEM/SEDEM) in Northern Ethiopia. Land Degradation & Development 24, 188-204. DOI 10.1002/ldr.1121 Lavigne, C., Achard, R., Tixier, P., Lesueur Jannoyer, M. 2012. How to integrate cover crops to enhance sustainability in banana and citrus cropping systems. Acta Horticulturae 928, 351-358. Le Bellec, F., Damas, O., Boullenger, G., Vannière, H., Lesueur Jannoyer, M., Tournebize, R., Ozier Lafontaine, H. 2012. Weed control with a cover crop (Neonotonia wightii) in mandarin orchards in Guadeloupe (FWI). Acta Horticulturae 928, 359-366. Liu, Y., Tao, Y., Wan, K.Y., Zhang, G.S., Liu, D.B., Xiong, G.Y., Chen, F. 2012. Runoff and nutrient losses in citrus orchards on sloping land subjected to different surface mulching practices in the Danjiangkou Reservoir area of China. Agricultural Water Management 110, 34-40. Lu, J., Wilson, M.J., Yu, J. 1997. Effects of trench planting and soil chiselling on soil properties and citrus production in hilly ultisols of China Soil and Tillage Research 43, 309-318. Lü, W., Zhang, H., Wu, Y., Cheng, J., Li, J., Wang, X. 2012. The impact of plant hedgerow in Three Gorges on the soil chemicophysical properties and soil erosion. Key Engineering Materials 500 142-148. Liu, Y., Tao, Y., Wan, K.Y., Zhang, G.S., Liu, D.B., Xiong, G.Y., Chen, F. 2012. Runoff and nutrient losses in citrus orchards on sloping land subjected to different surface mulching practices in the Danjiangkou Reservoir area of China. Agricultural Water Management 110, 34-40. Lu, J., Wilson, M.J., Yu, J. 1997. Effects of trench planting and soil chiselling on soil properties and citrus production in hilly ultisols of China Soil and Tillage Research 43, 309-318. Lü, W., Zhang, H., Wu, Y., Cheng, J., Li, J., Wang, X. 2012. The impact of plant hedgerow in Three Gorges on the soil chemicophysical properties and soil erosion. Key Engineering Materials 500 142-148. Mahmoud, E., Abd El-Kader, N. 2014. Heavy metal immobilization in

  6. Extreme soil erosion rates in citrus slope plantations and control strategies. A literature review

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    Cerdà, Artemi; Ángel González Peñaloza, Félix; Pereira, Paulo; Reyes Ruiz Gallardo, José; García Orenes, Fuensanta; Burguet, María

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    approach. Catena, 85 (3), 231-236. Cerdà, A., Jurgensen, M.F., Bodi, M.B. 2009. Effects of ants on water and soil losses from organically-managed citrus orchards in eastern Spain. Biologia, 64 (3), 527-531. Cerdà, A., Morera, A.G., Bodí, M.B. 2009. Soil and water losses from new citrus orchards growing on sloped soils in the western Mediterranean basin. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 34 (13), 1822-1830. Lavigne, C., Achard, R., Tixier, P., Lesueur Jannoyer, M. 2012. How to integrate cover crops to enhance sustainability in banana and citrus cropping systems. Acta Horticulturae, 928, 351-358. Le Bellec, F., Damas, O., Boullenger, G., Vannière, H., Lesueur Jannoyer, M., Tournebize, R., Ozier Lafontaine, H. 2012. Weed control with a cover crop (Neonotonia wightii) in mandarin orchards in Guadeloupe (FWI). Acta Horticulturae, 928, 359-366. Liu, Y., Tao, Y., Wan, K.Y., Zhang, G.S., Liu, D.B., Xiong, G.Y., Chen, F. 2012. Runoff and nutrient losses in citrus orchards on sloping land subjected to different surface mulching practices in the Danjiangkou Reservoir area of China. Agricultural Water Management, 110, 34-40. Lu, J., Wilson, M.J., Yu, J. 1997. Effects of trench planting and soil chiselling on soil properties and citrus production in hilly ultisols of China Soil and Tillage Research, 43 (3-4), 309-318. Lü, W., Zhang, H., Wu, Y., Cheng, J., Li, J., Wang, X. 2012. The impact of plant hedgerow in Three Gorges on the soil chemicophysical properties and soil erosion. Key Engineering Materials, 500, 142-148. Wang, L., Tang, L., Wang, X., Chen, F. 2010. Effects of alley crop planting on soil and nutrient losses in the citrus orchards of the Three Gorges Region. Soil and Tillage Research, 110 (2), 243-250. Wu J., Li Q., Yan L. 1997. Effect of intercropping on soil erosion in young citrus plantation - a simulation study. Chinese Journal of Applied Ecology, 8 (2), 143-146. Wu, D.-M., Yu, Y.-C., Xia, L.-Z., Yin, S.-X., Yang, L.-Z. 2011. Soil fertility indices of citrus

  7. STUDY ON STONE ARTIFACT RESOURCE CATCHMENTS IN THE XIAOHUANGSHAN SITE,ZHEJIANG PROVINCE%浙江嵊州小黄山遗址石制品资源域研究

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    何中源; 张居中; 杨晓勇; 王海明; 张恒

    2012-01-01

    valley takes shape in mountainous areas,thus it is conjectured that those raw materials could be brought from the mountain area to the Xinsheng Basin. According to the present stream network of watershed,it is inferred that most of raw materials could be easily obtained from Chongren River,ca. 320m north of the site and the Changle River, ca. 1400m southeast of the site. However,more attention must be paid to sources of stones,it is proposed that ancient people obtained basalt mainly from the Chongren River, while shale and granite only can be found in Changle River, and the rest raw materials can be obtained from both rivers. All these foundings indicate that Xiaohuangshan people had a good knowledge and sense of selectivity on different kinds of rocks.Relationships between stone artifacts and lithology of raw materials were also examined in this paper. About 88. 8% of grinding slabs and hand-stones were made of basalt, they differ sharply from many sites' grinding tools made on sandstones. Many tools which were edged,such as stone axes,adzes and chisels were made of diabase or shale. Chalcedony was made into stone bails almost. Such differences prove that Xiaohuangshan people had some empirical knowledge on properties of different lithic raw materials, and they were able to select different materials to produce a variety of implements.To sum up,the analysis of Stone Artifact Resource Catchments in the Xiaohuangshan Site shows that collecting rock pieces from rivers around the site was the principal strategies of raw material exploitation adopted by the Xiaohuangshan people. They chose different kinds of rock pieces collected from the river bed as raw materials and they also had an empirical knowledge on properties of different rocks. The choosing for basalt to make grinding slabs may be related to people's favorable characteristics, however, this assumption requires more evidences.%本文采用“遗址内”(on-site)的资源域分析方法,通过对小黄山遗址

  8. 颞下颌关节继发性强直与幼年期髁状突纵行骨折的关系%Relationship between secondary ankylosis of temporomandibular joint and childhood longitudinal fracture of mandibular condyle

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    姚军; 周继林; 胡敏; 洪民; 王燕一

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    论:幼年期髁突纵行骨折对TMJ造成严重继发性损伤,髁突纵行骨折与关节强直关系密切.%BACKGROUND: Much attention has been focused on mandibular condyle fracture, which has long been considered as a severe injury to the temporomandibular joint(TMJ). Restricted by diagnostic methods, many studies have been conducted on transverse fracture whereas little attention has been paid to longitudinal fracture of the mandibular condyle. Even less is known about longitudinal fracture in young children.OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effects of childhood longitudinal fracture of the mandibular condyle on secondary ankylosis of TMJ.DESIGN: A randomized controlled study.SETTING: Department of Stomatology, General Hospital of Chinese PLA.MATERIALS: The experiment was completed in the Center for Experimental Animals, General Hospital of Chinese PLA. Twelve young Chinese experimental miniature pigs bred by the Institute of Experimental Animals, Beijing Agriculture University, aged 2 -3 months and weighing(5 -5.5) kg, were used and raised with mixed feed, and then divided into 3 groups randomly.METHODS: Food and water was forbidden for the miniature pigs 12 hours before operation. Under anesthesia with(5.0 - 15.0) mg/kg ketamine/xylazine abdominally injected, conventional disinfection was performed in the right lateral decubitus position and layer-by-layer preauricular incisions were made on the left side of the miniature pigs. The joint cyst was incised transversely and the lower cavity of TMJ was exposed and dragged downwards. The mandibular condyle was cleaved into two vertically along the inner 1/3 part of it with a 5.0 mm-wide bone chisel to cause inferior and posterior sagittal fractures. The miniature pigs were executed 3 months and 6 months after operation, and their condyles were cut for observation.MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES:①The morphological changes of mandibular condyle specimens in the three groups observed with the naked eyes.②The pathological

  9. Zelltyp-spezifische Mikroanalyse von Arabidopsis thaliana-Blättern

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    Brandt, Stephan Peter

    2002-04-01

    specificity of gene activity some results were reconsidered using tissue specific northern blot hybridisations and real time RT-PCR, respectively. Secondly, metabolites (including inorganic ions) were investigated: Because gas chromatography-mass spectrometry does not reveal the sensitivity which in necessary for the analysis of even multiple pooled single cell samples capillary electrophoresis was applied for these studies. This method has a high potential as it needs only small amounts of starting material, has uncomparable low detection limits and exhibits a high number of theoretical plates. The analysis of inorganic anions and carbohydrates needs further optimisations. Using UV absorption-detection potassium could be detected in different cell types whereas the concentrations in mesophyll and epidermis were found around 25 mM each. These concentrations are lower than in other species as Solanum tuberosum or Hordeum vulgare. For investigations of amino acids the cell samples were derivatized to make the use of laser induced fluorescence-detection capable. In samples derived from pumpkin (Cucurbita maxima) mesophyll twelve amino acids could be detected and identified. The transfer of this method to A. thaliana derived samples exhibited no results which may be due to the low concentration of free amino acids in these plants. Finally, a method was developed with which the existence of known and unknown proteins in tissue specific samples could be monitored. For this, mechanical micro dissection was used to: After embedding and sectioning the tissue of interest was cut out by an vibrating steel chisel to get homogenous samples. The proteins contained in these tissue pieces were extracted and separated by one dimensional SDS polyacrylamid gel electrophoresis. Several protein bands could be detected after staining with either silver or coomassie blue stain. These bands were cut out and sequenced by mass spectrometry. The large subunit of rubisco as well as one chlorophyll

  10. Biodiversity impact of the aeolian periglacial geomorphologic evolution of the Fontainebleau Massif (France)

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    Thiry, M.; Liron, M. N.

    2009-04-01

    erosion of the sand beneath the bordering sandstone benches, resulting in overhangs. These structures are the most common in the western district of the Fontainebleau Massif. Ponds develop on the tightly silicified and impermeable sandstone pans that form the "platières". There are permanent ponds and temporary wet zones, formed of interconnected or isolated depressions. The origin of these ponds has to be questioned with regard to the landscape shaping. Their origin is directly bound to the hollowing of uncemented, sandy zones, within the sandstone pans forming the "platières". Erosion by runoff cannot be considered; the only way to hollow them out is by deflation processes. No direct dating of the Quaternary dune and loess deposits of the Fontainebleau Massif exists. Nevertheless, dating of paleopodzols interlayered between drift sands, pond deposits and bones within congelifracts allow relating these periglacial features with the end of the last glacial period. For now, there is no dating to assess what belongs to older glacial periods. Distribution of the aeolian patterns The Fontainebleau Massif displays noteworthy morphological diversities in the various districts of the forest. Some of these differentiations result from geological features, but most of them are related to erosion processes, and among them deflation processes leaved different imprints in the western and eastern districts of the Fontainebleau Massif. The topography played an important role controlling the aeolian processes. Deflation was important in the westerly upwind district. In the westerly front face, aeolian erosion was activated by turbulences around the topographic obstacles. The reliefs funneled the winds and gave rise to swirls that hollow the blowouts. This area displays the sharpest and more chiseled landforms of the massif. Moreover, the sandstone scarps at the edge of the "platières" are high and uncovered, with frequent overhangs. The collapsed sandstone blocks of the "chaos" are

  11. The use of straw mulch as a strategy to prevent extreme soil erosion rates in citrus orchard. A Rainfall simulation approach

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    Cerdà, Artemi; Giménez-Morera, Antonio; Jordán, Antonio; Pereira, Paulo; Novara, Agata; García-Orenes, Fuensanta

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  12. SUSTAINABILITY EFFECTS OF Crotalaria juncea L. AND Crotalaria spectabilis ROTH ON SOIL FERTILITY AND SOIL CONSERVATION

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    fertility. The first set of actions, such as lime application, erosion control measures, and chiseling of sub-surfacehardpan, are "one time" investments which often benefit not only the farming communities but also society at large, improved water quality, food security, etc. Costsharing among all beneficiaries in society should be the carefully thought about. The second set of actions relates to the protection and or maintance of the enhanced soil capital, through balanced plant nutrition applications, appropriate crop rotations, etc., the cost of which have definitely to be fully supported by farmers. However, farmers will bear these costs only if the economic, institutional and legal frame conditions are favourable, i. e. when there are enough incentives to reinvest instead of consuming the capital stock. Possible interventions to enhance soil fertility management, therefore, range from policies affecting farm gate prices, security of land use, access to credit, access to markets, relations between input and output prices, fertilizer supply and distribution right through to access to information on improved soil fertility management (soil organic matter management, prevention of nutrient losses by run off - leaching, efficient use of fertilizers). This cannot be obtained with isolated measures and projects but requires a coherent strategy for soil fertility enhancement and sustainable soil management (Janssen 1993). The implementation of such a strategy, finally, requires a strong commitment of national governments which was often lacking in the past, as well as support from the international community. Neither human needs are satisfied, especially food demands, nor are the natural resources protected. Gross plant production was decreased with twenty percent in the last 10 years. Morever, this inadequate rate is obtained partly by degradation of the environment resulting from overexploiting of soil resources. The reversal of this trend and a sustained increase of