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  1. Nuestra verdad sobre SYNTAX

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    Manuel Carnero-Alcázar

    2017-01-01

    Full Text Available El ensayo clínico Synergy between PCI with Taxus and Cardiac Surgery (SYNTAX ha marcado un hito en la historia de la revascularización miocárdica. El análisis del objetivo primario demostró que la cirugía era capaz de reducir el riesgo de eventos cardiovasculares mayores frente al intervencionismo coronario con stents recubiertos en pacientes con enfermedad multivaso o del tronco coronario. Sin embargo, la interpretación de los análisis de subgrupos y eventos secundarios ha servido para justificar la revascularización con stents recubiertos en grupos seleccionados de enfermos. Las conclusiones de SYNTAX han tenido un gran y discutido impacto en las guías de revascularización miocárdica europeas y en la práctica clínica diaria, forzando nuevas indicaciones, fomentando la reunión del Heart Team y poniendo a nuestro alcance nuevas herramientas como SYNTAX score. Los cirujanos cardiacos y cardiólogos hemos asumido todos estos cambios sin apenas crítica. Pero, ¿cuánta verdad irrefutable hay en SYNTAX?

  2. IMPROPRIEDADE DOS PRINCÍPIOS DA VERDADE MATERIAL E DA VERDADE FORMAL: UMA ANÁLISE FILOSÓFICA SOBRE A VERDADE ALCANÇÁVEL PELO DIREITO

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    Patrícia de Almeida Cardoso

    2010-08-01

    Full Text Available A doutrina relaciona à atividade probatória os princípios da verdade material e da verdade formal. Entretanto, o presente trabalho tem por escopo demonstrar a impropriedade desta divisão principiológica. Transportando-se para o Direito o conceito de verdade para a Filosofia, em destaque à Escola do Pragmatismo e do Neopragmatismo, bem como, apresentando-se o conjunto de limitações intrínsecas à natureza humana e criadas pelo ordenamento jurídico, busca-se evidenciar a intangibilidade da verdade pelo sistema jusprocessual e individualizar o que, de fato, é retratado pelas sentenças penal e civil.

  3. The fuel cells: Truths on the generation of clean and efficient electricity electrochemical way; Las celdas de combustible: Verdades sobre la generacion de electricidad limpia y eficiente via electroquimica

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    Cano Castillo, Ulises [Instituto de Investigaciones Electricas, Temixco, Morelos (Mexico)

    1999-07-01

    In the search of alternative technologies for the generation of electrical energy, the Instituto de Investigaciones Electricas (IIE) has put special attention in a technology that promises to be key in the next years: The fuel cells, it is for this reason that in this article a review of this type of cells is presented, as well as its basic characteristics and benefits as a result of its use for the generation of electrical energy. [Spanish] En la busqueda de tecnologias alternativas de generacion de energia electrica, el Instituto de Investigaciones Electricas (IIE) ha puesto atencion especial en una tecnologia que promete ser clave en los proximos anos: Las celdas de combustible, es por ello que en este articulo se presenta una resena de este tipo de celdas, asi como sus caracteristicas principales y beneficios como resultado de su utilizacion para la generacion de energia electrica.

  4. La verdad

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    Clavijo Gloria

    1991-12-01

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    Los valores éticos no consisten en obedecer a una norma externa impuesta, ni siquiera a una racionalidad interna formal autónoma o a una creación arbitraria del universo axiológico, sino que son una actitud vivida de escucha, de respeto, de amor hacia el sentido sagrado y misterioso de la propia vida y de los otros. Por esto, en el siguiente trabajo se pretende en primer término hacer una reflexión sobre un valor ético fundamental en el desempeño profesional de la enfermera: la verdad. Luego se relaciona este valor con un dilema ético encontrado en la práctica diaria y finalmente se dan algunas conclusiones que motiven a las enfermeras a buscar la verdad ya tenerla como piedra angular en su construcción personal y profesional.

  5. A inteligência dos Futuros Contingentes: Interrogando G. W. Leibniz sobre Deus e a Verdade

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    Paulo Renato Jesus

    2016-03-01

    Full Text Available RESUMO: A presente investigação questiona a essência teo-lógica dos futuros contingentes. Para o efeito, analisa-se, primeiramente, a argumentação segundo a qual, sob certas condições lógicas, teológicas, ontológicas e cosmológicas antinecessitantes, detetadas por G. W. Leibniz (conciliando a posição de St. Agostinho com a de L. Molina e W. Ockham, a abertura contingente do futuro parece ser compatível com o regime das "verdades contingentes pré-determinadas", regime enquadrado teologicamente pelo princípio do "futuro melhor" ou do "único futuro verdadeiro". No entanto, os futuros contingentes incitam, com e contra Aristóteles, ao desenvolvimento de uma lógica temporal e plurivalente, ao modo de J. Łukasiewicz ou A. Prior. Essa lógica garante a abertura do futuro sem o oneroso custo metafísico da adesão a uma teo-lógica omnideterminante. A crítica do determinismo lógico, daí resultante, afigura-se mais coadunável com as condições pós-metafísicas inerentes à episteme agnósticacontemporânea, mas, nesse caso, a abertura do futuro implicaria uma profunda redefinição das próprias ideias e funções de "Deus", "matéria", "história" e "verdade".

  6. Transformando 'verdades abstratas' em 'verdades concretas': uma análise sobre a metodologia econômica de John Stuart Mill

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    Laura Valladão de Mattos

    2004-03-01

    Full Text Available Visa-se explicar como se daria, segundo Mill, a transformação das 'verdades abstratas' da ciência da economia política - engendradas a partir da utilização da abstração 'homem econômico' - em 'verdades concretas' passíveis de serem utilizadas para previsão dos eventos e como base para a formulação de política econômica. Argumenta-se que seria necessário não só 'humanizar' o 'homem econômico', levando em conta motivações humanas que são propositadamente excluídas pela ciência da economia política, como também considerar peculiaridades institucionais de cada caso. Conclui-se que, apesar do sucesso de Mill em transformar verdades abstratas em concretas, os seus escritos metodológicos são por demais vagos e insuficientes para nos servir de guia nesta importante questão.We aim at explaining Mill's view on the transformation of the 'abstract truths' of the science of political economy - obtained by using the 'economic man' abstraction - in 'concrete truths', which could be used both to predict events and as support for policy decisions. We argue that it would not only be necessary to 'humanize' the 'economic man' by taking in account several human motivations that are not considered by the science of political economy, but also to take in account the institutional peculiarities of each case. We conclude that despite Mill's success on his attempts to transform 'abstract' in 'concrete' truths, his methodological advices are too vague and insufficient to guide us in this important issue.

  7. Verdades e produção de subjetividades: um estudo sobre mulheres bíblicas no discurso publicitário

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    Denise Gabriel Witzel

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available A partir del concepto de verdad, tal como es formulado en la obra de Michel Foucault , más precisamente a partir de la diferencia que el !lósofo propone en su genealogía entre verdad/demostranción, valorada por la tradicional perspectiva filosófico-cientifíca, y verdad/acontecimiento, este estudio propone dar visibilidad a la actualización de enunciados que, en el universo publicitario, legitiman saberes sobre el ser mujer. Son enunciados que dan destaque a dos famosos modelos de mujeres bíblicas, exaltados hace siglos por toda una tradición cristiana: Eva (emblema del pecado y de la perdición y la Virgen María (símbolo de la virtud y salvación. Al focalizar la reconstrucción de los juegos de verdad forjados en la noche de los tiempos, con relación al ser mujer, los análisis dan visibilidad a las condiciones históricas de emergencia de las imágenes de aquellas mujeres, a la ley de coexistencia de esos enunciados con otros y a los principios segundo los cuales subsisten, aunque reinventados, hasta los días de hoy.

  8. Daño, resentimiento y verdad. Sobre la réplica de Améry a Nietzsche

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    Julián MARRADES MILLET

    2009-11-01

    Full Text Available RESUMEN: En su Genealogía de la moral, Nietzsche situó el resentimiento del débil en el origen de la moralización de los valores genuinos del fuerte -entre ellos, la crueldad inherente a la afirmación de la vida- que transformó éstos en negativos. A esta idea del resentimiento como un mecanismo esencialmente distorsionador se opone Jean Améry, víctima de la violencia nazi, en Más allá de la culpa y la expiación (1966, donde reivindica su resentimiento hacia los verdugos y sus cómplices como un instrumento de verdad para exigirles el reconocimiento de su crimen y la negación de su condición de verdugos. El objetivo del artículo es reconstruir la trama conceptual en que se articula la divergencia entre Améry y Nietzsche, mostrando los diferentes compromisos ontológicos y epistemológicos sobre la moral que sustentan sus respectivas concepciones del resentimiento.ABSTRACT: In his Genealogy of Moráis Nietzsche located the weak's resentment on the origin of the moralization of the strong's genuine valúes -among them the inherent cruelty of life's strengthening- wich transformed in negative valúes. In Beyond guilt and expiation (1966 Jean Améry, a victim of nazi's violence, opposes to this idea of resentment as a mechanism essentially distortioning. He claims his resentment against executioners and their accomplices as an instrument of truth in view of demanding them the admission of their crime and the negation of their executioners' condition. The paper's aim is to reconstrue the conceptual plot in wich the divergence between Améry and Nietzsche is articulated, showing at the same time the different ontological and epistemological commitments on moral that hold up their conceptions of resentment.

  9. Foros: Verdades y Mitos sobre las Células Madre (CM.

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    Efraím Otero Ruiz

    2005-09-01

    La Dra. Martalucía Tamayo dijo que por su experiencia individual podría asumir ella los tres roles como investigadora, como paciente y como periodista. Como investigadora, sostiene que la experimentación debe basarse en el método científico y debe cumplir no sólo con la apropiación social del conocimiento sino también sus relaciones adecuadas con la sociedad (pacientes, familias y con los medios de comunicación masiva. En el caso de las CM, embrionarias o adultas debe advertirse que las terapias posibles son aún experimentales y con ese carácter deben tener impacto en su legislación; esas fases experimentales deben incluir microbiología, ensayos en animales pequeños y grandes para luego pasar a humanos y en esta última fase ser controladas por entes como lo hace la FDA en los Estados Unidos, pero persiste el interrogante de cómo controlar ectivamente los modelos humanos. Deben balancearse los beneficios en lo personal vs. lo social, evaluar los costos individuales y sobre los sistemas de salud. Como paciente prefiere que se definan bien los beneficiarios potenciales, explicarles las posibilidades reales del procedimiento incluyendo riesgos y costos, aceptando con esperanza y firmeza tanto su enfermedad como cualquier solución que se les prometa. Cree que deben establecerse asociaciones de pacientes que evalúen tanto las expectativas, reales o falsas como los costos sociales y económicos, ya que las falsas esperanzas pueden traducirse en más frustración para los mismos...

  10. Sobre pluralismo, verdade e tolerância: diálogos epistemológicos e éticos para uma educação intercultural

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    Marcelo Andrade

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available Multiculturalismo e interculturalidade, ainda que guardem distinções, são conceitos que têm conquistado grande espaço no discurso educacional. Há uma série de pesquisas que os aproximam do campo do currículo, da prática pedagógica e da educação popular. Este trabalho, por sua vez, visa a contribuir com o debate no campo dos fundamentos da educação. Nesse sentido, o objetivo foi eleger duas abordagens teóricas e trazê-las para o diálogo sobre questões epistemológicas e éticas, a fim de ressignificar o debate sobre a perspectiva intercultural em educação, privilegiando os conceitos de verdade, pluralismo e tolerância. Assim, foi privilegiado o diálogo com Karl Popper e Noberto Bobbio. Com o primeiro, buscou-se entender como a concepção de verdade pode ajudar a entender uma proposta de educação intercultural. Com o segundo, buscou-se avançar das questões epistemológicas para os desafios éticos sobre o pluralismo e a tolerância na prática pedagógica.

  11. Verdade pragmática

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    Jair Minoro Abe

    1991-08-01

    Full Text Available Como se sabe existem, pelo menos, quatro teorias de verdade que se evidenciam de relevância para o filósofo que se ocupa da Teoria da Ciência: 1 a Teoria da Correspondência, particularmente, na forma que lhe confiriu A. Tarski; 2 a Teoria da Coerência; 3 a Teoria Pragmática; e 4 a Teoria da Eliminação da Verdade (ou definibilidade da verdade. Neste artigo, de caráter expositivo, se apresenta um apanhado geral de alguns desenvolvimentos técnicos que têm sido feitos nos adimos anos sobre a verdade pragmática, que também é chamada de quase verdade.There are at least four theories of truth that are relevant for philosophers of science theory: 1 Theory of Correspondence, particulary, in the way it was proposed by A. Tarski; 2 Theory of Coherence; 3 Pragmatic Theory; and 4 Theory of the Truth Elimination (or definibility of truth. In this expositor article, it is presented a general aspect of some technical developments that have been done recently about the Pragmatic Truth, which is also called " Quasi-Truth".

  12. Discursos de enfermeiras sobre morte e morrer: vontade ou verdade? Discursos de enfermeras sobre la muerte y el morir: ¿Voluntad o verdad? Nurses' speeches on death and to die: truth or will?

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    Karen Schein da Silva

    2009-06-01

    Full Text Available Propomos olhar para a morte e o morrer como uma construção social, histórica e cultural. Assim, nos aproximamos dos Estudos Culturais para conhecer discursos de enfermeiras sobre o tema. O corpus da pesquisa são artigos de dois periódicos nacionais de enfermagem. Nas análises utilizamos ferramentas propostas por Michel Foucault que possibilitaram constituir quatro categorias: a morte silenciada e ocultada; travando uma luta contra a morte; a morte em cena: multiplicidade de facetas e a morte e os cuidados paliativos: mudança de paradigma. O estudo destaca o modo como as publicações operam na produção dos saberes sobre a morte e o morrer subjetivando as enfermeiras.Nos proponemos mirar la muerte y el morir como una construcción social, histórica y cultural. Así, nos aproximamos a los Estudios Culturales para conocer discursos de enfermeras sobre el tema. El corpus de la investigación son artículos de dos periódicos nacionales de enfermería. En nuestros análisis utilizamos herramientas propuestas por Michel Foucault que posibilitaran construir cuatro categorías: la muerte silenciada y ocultada; entablando una lucha contra la muerte; la muerte en escena: multiplicidad de facetas, y la muerte y los cuidados paliativos: cambio de paradigma. El estudio destaca el modo en que las publicaciones operan en la producción de los saberes sobre la muerte y el morir subjetivando a las enfermeras.We consider looking at the death and dying as a social, historical and cultural construction. Thus, in we approach them to the Cultural Studies to know nurses´ speeches on the subject. The research is periodic articles of two national ones of nursing. In the analyses we use tools proposals for Michel Foucault that they make possible to constitute four categories: the silenced and occulted death; stopping one it fights against the death; the death in scene: multiplicity of faces and the palliative death and cares: paradigm change. The study

  13. La primera verdad inconveniente

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    Michel ODENT

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available A partir de una perspectiva fisiológica para analizar la evolución de la humanidad desde los inicios hasta los días actuales, el autor identifica la especie “Homo superpredador” como prevalente en la actualidad, que presenta gran potencial de agresión y dificultad para la convivencia. A medida que las estrategias básicas de sobrevivencia de los grupos humanos son la dominación de la naturaleza y de otros grupos humanos, las sociedades exitosas son las que transmitirán de generación en generación A primeira verdade inconveniente1 The prime inconvenient truth La primera verdad inconveniente REFLEXÕES SOBRE HUMANIZAÇÃO E A REALIDADE DOS SERVIÇOS REFLECTIONS ON HUMANIZATION AND THE REALITY OF HEALTH SERVICES REFLEXIONES SOBRE LA HUMANIZACIÓN Y LA REALIDAD DE LOS SERVICIOS 62 // Rev Tempus Actas Saúde Col creencias y rituales que amplifican el potencial de agresión y moderan la capacidad de amar. Considerando los aspectos emergentes de expresión génica y períodos críticos para la interacción génica con el medio ambiente, el autor consigue asociar las características del Homo superpredador con la forma por el cual los bebés nacen. En una época en que es vital reflexionar sobre la sobrevivencia de la humanidad, mas que en la de grupos específicos, el autor pondera se sería utópico inducir deliberada y conscientemente la llegada del Homo Ecologicus como una nueva variedad de especie humana, a través de un proceso posible de modulación epigenética. Este objetivo implica en un cuestionamiento: Será la fisiología moderna suficientemente poderosa para redescubrir las necesidades básicas de la mujer en el trabajo de parto y de su bebé, a pesar de siglos de socialización del parto y nacimiento y del condicionamiento cultural profundamente arraigado?

  14. Memoria, verdad, nación y ciudadanía: algunas reflexiones sobre la Comisión de la Verdad y la Reconciliación en Sudáfrica

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    Mónica Inés Cejas

    2007-05-01

    Full Text Available En el presente artículo se yuxtapone “verdad” y memoria en el análisis del funcionamiento de la Comisión de la Verdad y la Reconciliación en Sudáfrica (1995-2001. Especialmente se exploran las “verdades” resultantes como producto de un proceso de redeinición de ciudadanía y nación (un proyecto político de construcción-reconstrucción nacional con cierta particularidad que conviene tener presente para poder pensarlas a la luz de similares experiencias en América Latina.

  15. ¿Qué es en verdad el dinero? Una teoría sobre la naturaleza del dinero

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    Ramos-Arévalo, J.M. (Javier María)

    2008-01-01

    Sorprende descubrir que no hay una definición de dinero que sea admitida deforma universal. No hay una explicación de la naturaleza del dinero que justifique todas sus funciones y características. Este trabajo pretende demostrar que el dinero es ante todo un derecho, y que considerarlo un derecho nos puede permitir aclarar los enigmas del dinero. Existe bastante acuerdo sobre para qué surge el dinero, pero debemos preguntarnos el cómo, y a partir del ahí explicar de dónde le vi...

  16. A verdade como um problema epistemológico

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    Geilson Fernandes de Oliveira

    2016-07-01

    Full Text Available O presente ensaio é fruto das discussões realizadas durante a disciplina de mestrado Epistemologia das Ciências Sociais e Humanas. Aqui, objetivamos discutir sobre a verdade como um problema epistemológico. Assim, a partir do conceitual teórico utilizado durante a disciplina, entre os quais destacamos Michel Foucault, Norbert Elias, Friedrich Nietzsche e Pierre Bourdieu, tecemos considerações sobre as concepções de verdade no pensamento social contemporâneo, bem como no que diz respeito as rupturas que favoreceram a emergência de seu estado corrente – concepção da verdade como produção social e histórica. Consonante a esta discussão, realizamos ainda uma breve discussão sobre as relações de poder e saber que favorecem a constituição da verdade.

  17. Progresso Científico e Verdade em Popper

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    Elizabeth de Assis Dias

    2015-08-01

    Full Text Available O presente trabalho pretende mostrar que, para solucionar a questão da possibilidade do progresso científico, Popper precisou introduzir a ideia de verdade no âmbito de sua teoria da ciência. Essa concepção de progresso, em termos da noção de verdade, só será delineada na obra Conjectura e refutações (1963, pois a ideia de que o alvo da ciência é a verdade ainda não aparece teorizada em suas primeiras obras. Quando Popper escreveu sua A lógica da pesquisa científica(1934, a ciência era definida em termos de regras lógico-metodológicas e não de suas metas. O avanço científico é concebido a partir das noções de testabilidade e de corroborabilidade das teorias, exigências lógicometodológicas para que uma teoria seja considerada como científica. Popper não relacionou a questão do progresso científico à noção de verdade, nessa obra, porque, quando a escreveu, não dispunha de uma consistente teoria da verdade. Foi somente após Tarski ter escrito seu artigo sobre a concepção semântica da verdade que Popper, tendo por base essa concepção de verdade, pôde complementar as suas teses sobre o progresso da ciência, expostas em sua A lógica da pesquisa cientifica, com uma teoria acerca do conteúdo de verdade e da aproximação da verdade.

  18. CERTEZA Y VERDAD EN EL DERECHO

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    Agustín Luna Serrano

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available I. LA POSIBLE ESCISIÓN ENTRE CERTEZA Y VERDAD: 1. Unas referencias doctrinales como punto de partida.- 2. Las certezas públicas de las verdades oficiales.- 3. Consistencia y variedad de las verdades oficiales.- 4. La justificada asunción instrumental de las verdades oficiales. II. LA CERTEZA DE LAS VERDADES OFICIALES: 5. Breves indicaciones taxonómicas.- 6. Las verdades judiciales revestidas de autoridad.- 7. Las verdades presuntas.- 8. Las verdades presupuestas.- 9. Las verdades aparentes.- 10. Las verdades simuladas.- 11. Las verdades fiduciarias.- 12. Las verdades ficticias.- 13. Las verdades falsas. III. APRECIACIONES CONCLUSIVAS: 14. La razonable divergencia entre certeza y verdad.- 15. Colofón.

  19. Reflexões sobre o estatuto epistemológico das CSH: uma revisão das categorias verdade, sujeito e subjetividade

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    Pamella Rochelle Oliveira

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available O presente ensaio teórico tem como objetivo discutir o conceito de verdade com ênfase nas obras de Friedrich Nietzsche e Michel Foucault, percebendo a temática como um dos conceitos chaves para se pensar o estatuto epistemológico das Ciências Sociais e Humanas (CSH na atualidade, já que o mesmo se faz intrinsicamente ligado a condições de possibilidades dadas, incidindo por sua vez na questão da produção de subjetividades, bem como do próprio sujeito, na medida em que estes são produzidos a partir e numa teia de relações invisíveis pautada em jogos de verdades e relações de poder. Para tanto, optamos num primeiro momento por realizar uma breve discussão acerca dos principais conflitos epistemológicos no campo das CSH, entre eles a antiga dualidade entre individuo x social, bem como a questão de causa e feito.

  20. Um Olhar Pragmático Sobre Teorias do Direito: A Verdade Estética Como Reação à Incerteza

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    FALCÃO, Clóvis Marinho de Barros

    2013-01-01

    A teoria do direito atual apresenta fortes tendências céticas e relativistas, relacionadas à queda da modernidade e do ideal de ciência cartesiano. Essa é uma linha coerente, mas não a única possível. O olhar pragmatista, menos exigente em relação aos métodos racionais, não pressupõe uma tão séria crise da razão. A verdade estética do pragmatismo clássico reconhece a importância de elementos sutis da argumentação, permitindo uma melhor convivência com o ambiente de incerteza da...

  1. La verdad histórica: una verdad que se establece y legitima desde el punto de vista de las victimas

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    Tatiana Rincón-Covelli

    2010-03-01

    Full Text Available Aproximarse al concepto de verdad no es una tarea fácil. Supone, entre otras cosas, asumir e incursionar en la basta discusión que existe sobre el concepto. Sin embargo, lo que pretendo en este escrito es algo muy modesto: explorar una aproximación a un concepto particular y muy situado de verdad: el concepto de verdad histórica, inserto en el contexto de sentido que brindan las sentencias de los tribunales internacionales de derechos humanos, y, más concretamente, las sentencias de la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos. Por tanto, no pretendo incursionar en la discusión más amplia de lo que es la verdad, sino sólo aproximarme a un concepto de verdad que opera en un contexto normativo estrictamente acotado. Ese contexto determina el uso que se hace del concepto.

  2. Verdade e método em Francis Bacon

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    Secco, Márcio

    2004-01-01

    Dissertação (mestrado) - Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Centro de Filosofia e Ciências Humanas. Programa de Pós-Graduação em Filosofia. Estudo sobre o método e o conceito de verdade defendido por Francis Bacon, sendo nossos principais objetivos nesse trabalho: a) esclarecer algumas questões relativas ao método baconiano, principalmente no que se refere ao uso de hipóteses; b) apresentar uma interpretação falibilista da teoria de Francis Bacon, mostrando que a verdade e a utilidade...

  3. Ocho verdades a medias sobre la deuda interna....y una guía para una solución alternativa

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    Henry Manuel Mora Jiménez

    2011-09-01

    Full Text Available En el debate nacional sobre temas públicos de actualidad, destaca en los últimos meses la gran controversia que se ha generado en torno a los orígenes, causas, magnitud y consecuencias de la deuda pública interna. Y como este tema se vincula estrechamente con nuestras concepciones sobre el Estado y el papel de éste en la economía y en la sociedad, es sumamente difícil que nuestras opiniones al respecto se puedan liberar enteramente de prejuicios y estereotipos ideológicos, lo mismo que de determinados intereses materiales concretos. Todos tendemos a acercarnos a los problemas que analizamos con ciertas ideas preconcebidas, limitando nuestro entendimiento a lo que nos es familiar y habitual, condicionados por nuestro ambiente, por los intereses que nos afectan, por la experiencia previa sobre el tema, y por todo tipo de circunstancias en que nos desenvolvemos. Por este motivo, es de crucial importancia que los grandes problemas nacionales se filtren a través de un amplio y democrático debate público, que además debe ser adecuadamente conducido.

  4. Idealtipos y modelación: bases epistémicas contra “verdades universalistas” sobre el calentamiento climático

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    Antonio Arellano-Hernández

    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available Resumen: En este texto nos proponemos analizar las posibilidades epistémicas de los idealtipos para emplear su significación en la práctica de modelación numérica climática; sostendremos que los conceptos científicos y particularmente los modelos y aún más los modelos climáticos deben tener el estatuto epistémico de idealtipos. El plan consiste en traducir el tema metodológico del idealtipo con el de la modelación numérica del clima para intentar avanzar una propuesta que depotencie las pretensiones universalistas de las acuñaciones cognoscitivas de la ciencia contemporánea y en particular de la modelación climática, para que sea factible establecer un mecanismo de autocontrol científico que sintetice explicaciones subjetivas y procesos de validación objetiva. A partir de estas reflexiones, consideramos que sería adecuado que los modeladores y sus instituciones asumieran la modelación climática, guardando un espacio de autocontrol científico que permita aperturas epistemológicas en lugar de imposibles tareas nomológicas concluyentes sobre el calentamiento climático.

  5. A construção interpessoal do sentido moral de verdade: considerações sobre a filosofia do jovem Nietzsche = The construction of the interpersonal moral sense of truth: remarks on the philosophy of the young Nietzsche

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    Garcia, André Luis Muniz

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available O presente artigo busca apresentar a perspectiva do jovem Nietzsche em Verdade e mentira em sentido extramoral, segundo a qual o sentido moral de verdade é construído a partir de convencionalização e regulamentação das práticas e dos usos (outrora arbitrários dos signos linguísticos. Para cumprir essa tarefa, pretende-se dividir o texto em três argumentos principais: (i Nietzsche e o estatuto da linguagem natural para o pensamento filosófico: metáfora como fator subjetivo da significação, (ii uso e significação: a construção interpessoal do sentido moral de verdade e (iii o que é moral no registro do simples pensar?

  6. La verdad, el liberalismo y la economía

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    María Teresa Lopera

    1993-07-01

    Full Text Available Al reflexionar a la luz de las críticas de Karl Popper al racionalismo y al empirismo, surgen naturalmente contrastes de interés para la ciencia económica como un discurso liberal con una particular relación con el asunto de la verdad del conocimiento. Este artículo explora algunas consecuencias de estos aspectos sobre el porvenir de la ciencia económica.

  7. Impacto del uso de combustibles alternativos sobre la reactividad del clínker

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    Serrano-González, K.; Reyes-Valdez, A.; Chowaniec, O.

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    El uso de combustibles alternativos en la industria cementera ha ido en incremento en las últimas décadas debido a su beneficio ecológico y económico. En línea con los esfuerzos enfocados en incrementar su uso, se han realizado distintos estudios enfocados en determinar su impacto potencial en la reactividad del clínker y en cómo pueden afectar sus propiedades físicas y mecánicas. Este trabajo estudia el efecto de cinco combustibles alternos sobre la reactividad de ocho muestras industriales ...

  8. "La verdad sobre las empresas familiares"

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    Chavez Partida, Ma. Guadalupe

    2011-01-01

    En este trabajo se estudia principalmente, el cuidar el proyecto de la sucesión de la empresa a los familiares más jóvenes y para lo cual también se plantean algunas propuestas utilizando el modelo de los tres círculos. El modelo de los tres círculos ha tenido gran aceptación porque combina una elegancia teórica y una aplicabilidad inmediata. Es una herramienta muy útil para entender la fuente de los conflictos interpersonales, los roles, las prioridades y los límites de las empresas familiar...

  9. Sobre verdad y falsedad en el mito griego: Pistas desde la filosofía para concebir un modo de verdad presente en el mito On truth and falsity in greek myth: Philosophical suggestions to conceive a sort of truth present in myth

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    Raúl Madrid Meneses

    2011-10-01

    Full Text Available El discurso filosófico, a lo largo de su historia y específicamente para referirse a sus comienzos, se ha puesto en relación al discurso mítico en términos de ruptura, liberación o superación. Con ello, se han sentado las bases para atribuir el carácter de falsedad de este último. Dicho carácter ha sido mantenido y es utilizado de manera cotidiana en el plano coloquial y académico investigativo. Así, nuestro trabajo, en primer lugar, pondrá de manifiesto esta relación de oposición entre discurso mítico y discurso filosófico. En segundo lugar, se dará a la tarea de exponer de la mano de los planteamientos de Hans-Georg Gadamer, cómo fue que el discurso mítico adquirió el carácter de falsedad a lo largo de la historia, puesto que en los griegos no lo tendría. Y, finalmente, con Nietzsche consideramos que el modo de verdad de la ciencia, por el cual medimos el discurso mítico, está lejos de ser el único y el más asertivo. Con ello, pensamos, se abre la posibilidad de considerar cierto modo de verdad presente en el discurso mítico.The philosophical discourse, throughout its history, and specifically to refer to its beginnings, has become legendary in relation to the discourse in terms of rupture, release or improvement. This has provided the basis for attributing a false nature to the latter. This characteristic has been maintained and is used on a daily basis at the conversational and academic research. Thus, firstly our work will highlight this relationship of opposition between mythic and philosophical discourse. Secondly, it will show, following the approaches of Hans-Georg Gadamer, how mythical discourse acquired this false characteristic throughout history, as the Greeks would not have it. And lastly, with Nietzsche we believe that the true mode of science, by which we measure the mythical discourse, is far from being the only and most assertive one. This, we think, opens the possibility of considering some sort of

  10. Verdad por definición

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    Not available.La verdad por definición es un tipo peculiar de verdad científica, distinguible de las verdades lógicas, matemáticas y empíricas. La definición, por su parte, designa diversos procedimientos de asignación de significado, cuyas diferencias exigen una adjetivación cuidadosa: definiciones ostensivas y operacionales, definiciones de diccionario y definiciones teóricas. Pero sólo las del último tipo son verdaderas por definición. En el presente artículo se precisa el concepto formal ...

  11. ¿Buen sexo o sexo de verdad? Perspectivas sobre la regulación del género Good sex or true sex? Perspectives on gender governance

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    Soley-Beltrán, Patricia

    2013-01-01

    La medicalización de conductas no acordes con nociones binarias y estereotipadas de la identidad de género y la sexualidad produce una serie de categorías patologizantes, como la "disforia de género", la "transexualidad" o el "transvestismo", que operan como proveedo-ras de cuidado mediante la producción de la ´verdad´ del género y el "sexo". Tras examinar el proceso de institucionalización y medicalización de la identidad de género de la última década en España, en este artículo consideraré ...

  12. O amor e a verdade: Investigações em Santo Agostinho e Kierkegaard

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    Gabriel Kafure da Rocha

    2017-03-01

    Full Text Available São notórios os diversos pensamentos sobre o amor e sua inquietude pela verdade, sentimentos estes que são expostos pelos seres humanos como requisitos para encontrar a própria felicidade. Com isso, exploramos as visões de S. Agostinho e Kierkegaard que estabelecem para o real encontro do pleno amor estabelecido nos homens, porém confundidos por seus princípios ilusórios que acabaram se distanciando do verdadeiro sentido da verdade.

  13. Nossas Verdades, Nossas Criações

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    Fernanda Machado de Bulhões

    2010-10-01

    Full Text Available Este breve ensaio tem como objetivo apresentar, em linhas gerais, alguns aspectos da critica de Nietzsche à nocáo de verdade. Partindo do principio de que a razáo náo é uma fiel representaçáo do estatuto ontologico, ja que o pensamento racional é uma instancia que nasce das relaçáoes de forcas instintivas, para Nietzsche a racionalidade náo descobre a verdade, ela inventa uma: a sua verdade. Assim sendo, por mais que ofereca demonstraçoes logicas, a razáo náo é capaz de sustentar uma verdade universal, mesmo porque como poderia uma coisa ser sustentada por ela propria?

  14. A produção analógica da verdade no processo penal: desvelando a reconstrução narrativa dos rastros do passado

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    Salah Hassan Khaled Jr.

    2015-03-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo pretende discutir o regime da verdade do processo penal, problematizando o conceito de verdade correspondente (real, material, substancial e relativa a partir de uma epistemologia da passeidade, que procura atentar para a complexidade do tempo escoado que é o referencial cognitivo do processo penal: o conhecimento sobre o passado é construído a partir de rastros, conformando uma verdade analógica que é produzida narrativamente. Com isso, visa o rompimento do paradigma da verdade correspondente utilizada como sustentáculo da busca pela verdade real pelo juiz, resultando o famigerado ativismo judicial, maculando a estrutura acusatória do devido processo legal. A análise pretende superar o isolacionismo do discurso jurídico, atualmente deficitário diante dos novos paradigmas dos discursos dos demais campos do saber.

  15. Algunas consideraciones y perspectivas sobre el test de razonabilidad: tras las huellas de las víctimas en el sistema de verdad, justicia y reparación de derechos

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    LUIS RICARDO GÓMEZ-PINTO

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available El presente ensayo pretende analizar la influencia que la figura del test de razonabilidad de los derechos fundamentales tiene hoy en el sistema de reincorporación de grupos al margen de la ley que adopta la Ley 975 del 2005. La jurisprudencia, y las demás fuentes recurridas, invitarán a hacer un análisis del problema a partir del apoyo conjunto de instrumentos de la política criminal y el análisis constitucional, con el fin de reconstruir la teoría en la cual se apoyan dichas normas en Colombia. Esto llevará a enfrentar, académicamente, la teoría y la política criminal que se han venido aplicando hasta hoy, frente a la Ley 975 del 2005 de verdad, justicia y reparación. O lo que será el planteamiento de una justicia retributiva frente a una restaurativa.

  16. Excertos sobre o sedentarismo

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    Palma,Alexandre; Vilaça,Murilo Mariano; Assis,Monique Ribeiro de

    2014-01-01

    O sedentarismo tem sido tratado como algo perfeitamente determinável, objetivo e, portanto, que pode ser apreendido. Por outro lado, o conceito de sedentarismo ainda permanece questionável e, por conseguinte, os instrumentos mostram-se inconsistentes. Neste sentido, o objetivo do presente estudo foi mostrar que diferentes discursos de verdade vêm concorrendo por esse conceito, o que nos motiva a pensar qual é a verdade ou, até mesmo, se há alguma verdade sobre ele. Após apresentarmos diferent...

  17. Combustion

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    1987-01-01

    Combustion, Second Edition focuses on the underlying principles of combustion and covers topics ranging from chemical thermodynamics and flame temperatures to chemical kinetics, detonation, ignition, and oxidation characteristics of fuels. Diffusion flames, flame phenomena in premixed combustible gases, and combustion of nonvolatile fuels are also discussed. This book consists of nine chapters and begins by introducing the reader to heats of reaction and formation, free energy and the equilibrium constants, and flame temperature calculations. The next chapter explores the rates of reactio

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    Glassman, Irvin

    2008-01-01

    Combustion Engineering, a topic generally taught at the upper undergraduate and graduate level in most mechanical engineering programs, and many chemical engineering programs, is the study of rapid energy and mass transfer usually through the common physical phenomena of flame oxidation. It covers the physics and chemistry of this process and the engineering applications-from the generation of power such as the internal combustion automobile engine to the gas turbine engine. Renewed concerns about energy efficiency and fuel costs, along with continued concerns over toxic and particulate emissions have kept the interest in this vital area of engineering high and brought about new developments in both fundamental knowledge of flame and combustion physics as well as new technologies for flame and fuel control. *New chapter on new combustion concepts and technologies, including discussion on nanotechnology as related to combustion, as well as microgravity combustion, microcombustion, and catalytic combustion-all ...

  19. El problema de la verdad y la alhqeia

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    Roberto Estrada Olguín

    2009-01-01

    ón que denominamos justificacionista incluimos las “teorías de la verdad”, las cuales han proliferado en estos tiempos porque ellas han adoptado la misma “actitud” y han proporcionado la misma “respuesta” ante el escepticismo. Para la perspectiva ontológica expondremos el pensamiento de Heidegger sobre el tema de la verdad, porque en él encontramos el planteamiento del asunto adoptando una “actitud” y proporcionando una “respuesta” que no está dirigida a la búsqueda de una justificación. Además, que esta perspectiva es excluida de las teorías de la verdad, por lo cual su análisis es necesario para determinar su pertinencia en el problema de la verdad. Estas dos orientaciones, a mi juicio, proporcionan un bosquejo mínimo suficiente del problema de la verdad.

  20. Combustion

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    Glassman, Irvin

    1997-01-01

    This Third Edition of Glassman's classic text clearly defines the role of chemistry, physics, and fluid mechanics as applied to the complex topic of combustion. Glassman's insightful introductory text emphasizes underlying physical and chemical principles, and encompasses engine technology, fire safety, materials synthesis, detonation phenomena, hydrocarbon fuel oxidation mechanisms, and environmental considerations. Combustion has been rewritten to integrate the text, figures, and appendixes, detailing available combustion codes, making it not only an excellent introductory text but also an important reference source for professionals in the field. Key Features * Explains complex combustion phenomena with physical insight rather than extensive mathematics * Clarifies postulates in the text using extensive computational results in figures * Lists modern combustion programs indicating usage and availability * Relates combustion concepts to practical applications.

  1. La desaparición forzada: una verdad caleidoscópica

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    Cristian Jesús Palma Florián

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available La violencia de la desaparición forzada genera efectos en el lazo social y en la colectividad, al igual que en la escena subjetiva donde se inscribe como vacío en el orden simbólico. En el trabajo sobre el duelo que concierne a los desaparecidos es fundamental el lugar de la búsqueda de la verdad, la cual opera como pulsión de saber y como causa de goce. Este artículo se propone ver cómo en el contexto colombiano, específicamente en los escenarios transicionales que proponen la Ley de Justicia y Paz y la Ley de Víctimas, se estructuran espacios de producción de la verdad que posibilitan o restringen su búsqueda por parte de los familiares de las víctimas de desaparición forzada, haciendo un seguimiento al tránsito que se da desde las escenas públicas colectivas, a través de la verdad judicial y la verdad histórica, hacia la escena subjetiva donde se debe resolver el duelo.

  2. Tomar la palabra: el acontecimiento de la verdad en el testimonio

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    Iván Hernández

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available La cuestión de la verdad ocupa un lugar de gran importancia en la consolidación de los procesos de negociación política que conducen al fin de la guerra y a la reconstrucción del lazo social en el posconflicto. En ese contexto, el testimonio de las víctimas corre el riesgo de terminar siendo instrumentalizado, por los dispositivos jurídicos y los archivos de la memoria histórica, en la empresa política del establecimiento de una verdad conveniente. Sin embargo, el psicoanálisis advierte sobre esa dimensión de acontecimiento de la verdad, que impugna al discurso en su pretensión de domesticarla, de hacerla dócil a los límites que él mismo le señala. En tanto que el testimonio supone una toma de la palabra, se hace necesario preguntarse por el lugar del sujeto que allí adviene y la verdad que le concierne.

  3. La fotografía como estandarte de la verdad y el progreso: Estudio sobre la iconografía fotográfica en la medallística (1880-1920

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    Jorge L. Crespo Armáiz

    2013-04-01

    Full Text Available Desde el momento de su creación a mediados del siglo XIX, la invención fotográfica representó un cambio profundo en la mentalidad de la sociedad decimonónica en lo relativo a su impacto en la reproducción y diseminación de las imágenes visuales. Durante las primeras décadas siguientes a su invención, los entusiastas de la fotografía propulsaron un discurso de superioridad mimética de la misma por sobre las artes visuales tradicionales, sobre la base de la supuesta objetividad absoluta de su registro óptico-químico. La fuerza de esta mentalidad discursiva del nuevo paradigma visual se reflejó en la literatura y demás expresiones culturales, incluyendo las propias artes plásticas. A través de un análisis iconográfico de un conjunto de medallas del período se pueden identificar los signos, códigos y discursos relativos a la fotografía como reflejo de las mentalidades positivistas imperantes de la época.Since its invention in the first half of the nineteenth century, photography represented a profound change in the mentality of European society regarding its impact in the reproduction and dissemination of visual images. During its initial developmental stage, fanatics of the new medium gave impulse to a discourse of mimetic superiority of photography over traditional visual arts, based upon the alleged absolute objectivity of its optical-chemical registry. This discursive mentality reflected its influence in literature, as well as in other cultural expressions, including the visual arts. Through the implementation of an iconographic analysis of a sample of award and commemorative medals of this period, this article looks to identify those signs, codes and discourses related to photography as symbol of progress and absolute truth within the positivism paradigm.

  4. Verdade e diferença no pensamento de Michel Foucault

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    Cesar Candiotto

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available O presente artigo versará sobre as articulações entre verdade e história no pensamento de Michel Foucault, e seu distanciamento da concepção originária e universalista de verdade. Acontecimento e diferença constituem conceitos decisivos para situar sua demarcação no domínio de estudo das ciências humanas, especialmente em seu primeiro grande livro, História da loucura na idade clássica.The paper deals with the articulation between truth and history in Michel Foucault's thought, and their separation from the originary and universal concept of truth. Event and difference constitute decisive concepts to situate his demarcation in the study domains of human sciences, especially in his first great book Madness and Civilization: A History of Insanity in the Age of Reason.

  5. Experimental study on fuel oil combustion in circulating fluidized bed; Estudio experimental sobre la combustion de combustoleo en lecho fluidizado circulante

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    Diaz Rangel, Ricardo [Instituto de Investigaciones Electricas, Cuernavaca (Mexico)

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    The Instituto de Investigaciones Electricas (IIE) developed a circulating fluidized bed combustor of 0.5 thermal MW unique in its type in Latin America. The Bachelor`s thesis entitled ``Experimental Study on Fuel Oil Combustion in Circulating Fluidized Bed`` was performed operating this combustor with the purpose of determining the feasibility of burning heavy fuel oil in a stable and sustained form, as well as the effect of the addition of calcium carbonate to the combustor. The results of the experimental trials showed heavy fuel oil can be burned in a circulating fluidized bed, with low sulfur dioxide emissions. During the conduction of the experiments a sulfur retention of 43% was achieved with a Ca/S relationship of 4.5. [Espanol] El Instituto de Investigaciones Electricas (IIE) desarrollo un combustor de lecho fluidizado circulante de 0.5 MW termicos de potencia, unico en su tipo en Latinoamerica. La tesis de licenciatura titulada Estudio Experimental sobre la Combustion de Combustoleo en Lecho Fluidizado Circulante se realizo operando dicho combustor, con el proposito de determinar la factibilidad de quemar combustoleo pesado en forma estable y autosostenida, asi como la influencia que tiene la adicion de carbonato de calcio al lecho. Los resultados de los ensayos experimentales mostraron que se puede quemar combustoleo pesado en un lecho fluidizado circulante, con bajas emisiones de bioxido de azufre. Durante la experimentacion se logro una retencion de azufre del 43%, con una relacion Ca/S de 4.5.

  6. Experimental study on fuel oil combustion in circulating fluidized bed; Estudio experimental sobre la combustion de combustoleo en lecho fluidizado circulante

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    Diaz Rangel, Ricardo [Instituto de Investigaciones Electricas, Cuernavaca (Mexico)

    1997-12-31

    The Instituto de Investigaciones Electricas (IIE) developed a circulating fluidized bed combustor of 0.5 thermal MW unique in its type in Latin America. The Bachelor`s thesis entitled ``Experimental Study on Fuel Oil Combustion in Circulating Fluidized Bed`` was performed operating this combustor with the purpose of determining the feasibility of burning heavy fuel oil in a stable and sustained form, as well as the effect of the addition of calcium carbonate to the combustor. The results of the experimental trials showed heavy fuel oil can be burned in a circulating fluidized bed, with low sulfur dioxide emissions. During the conduction of the experiments a sulfur retention of 43% was achieved with a Ca/S relationship of 4.5. [Espanol] El Instituto de Investigaciones Electricas (IIE) desarrollo un combustor de lecho fluidizado circulante de 0.5 MW termicos de potencia, unico en su tipo en Latinoamerica. La tesis de licenciatura titulada Estudio Experimental sobre la Combustion de Combustoleo en Lecho Fluidizado Circulante se realizo operando dicho combustor, con el proposito de determinar la factibilidad de quemar combustoleo pesado en forma estable y autosostenida, asi como la influencia que tiene la adicion de carbonato de calcio al lecho. Los resultados de los ensayos experimentales mostraron que se puede quemar combustoleo pesado en un lecho fluidizado circulante, con bajas emisiones de bioxido de azufre. Durante la experimentacion se logro una retencion de azufre del 43%, con una relacion Ca/S de 4.5.

  7. Mentira y Verdad en tres Novelas de Sergio Ramírez: Algunos Procedimientos de Verosimilitud

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    Con base en la narrativa del nicaragüense Sergio Ramírez, se efectúa un análisis sobre algunos procedimientos de verosimilitud utilizados por el escritor en tres de sus novelas: Tiempo de fulgor (1970); ¿Te dio miedo la sangre? (1977) y Un baile de máscaras (1995). La evaluación de los textos busca comprender los niveles en que el escritor hace uso de ciertos procedimientos de verosimilitud para contarnos algunas mentiras verdaderas como él mismo lo ha llamado, en su ensayo: Mentiras verdader...

  8. Tolerancia, verdad y libertad de conciencia en el siglo XVIII

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    Bello, Eduardo

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    Full Text Available The 18th century defense of tolerance rests upon two lines of argument; lines that we can observe in thinkers such as Montesquieu and Rousseau, Diderot, Romilly and Voltaire. The first deconstructs the concept of absolute truth as it applies not only to the (orthodox doctrine itself, as revealed by God, but also to the Catholic Church insofar as it is taken to be the only institution where truth resides uniquely. The second line of argument would run as follows: Once we acknowledge the rights of consciousness to every single religion, how can we possibly avoid a circular justification of intolerance? Romilly and Voltaire defend, without renouncing to the rights of consciousness (which are the base of individual liberties, the Lockean thesis of the separation Church-State. However, they assign to the State the ius circa sacra. It is only upon this foundation that the idea and the practice of tolerance, both religiously as well as universally and multiculturally speaking, can be constructed.

    La defensa de la tolerancia, en el siglo XVIII, se apoya en dos líneas de argumentación, que observamos en pensadores como Montesquieu y Rousseau, Diderot, Romilly y Voltaire. Una es la que deconstruye el concepto de verdad absoluta aplicado tanto a la doctrina (ortodoxa, por ello revelada por Dios como a la institución considerada única depositaria de tal verdad, la Iglesia católica, única «verdadera». Otra sigue este argumento: si se reconocen los derechos de la conciencia a toda confesión religiosa, ¿acaso podría evitarse una justificación circular de la intolerancia? Sin renunciar a los derechos de la conciencia, base de las libertades individuales, Romilly y Voltaire sostienen la separación Iglesia-Estado, como lo hiciera Locke, asignando a éste el ius circa sacra. Sólo sobre esta base se logra fundamentar la idea y la práctica de la tolerancia no sólo religiosa, sino también universal o multicultural.

  9. Un país de verdad

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    Luz Rodríguez Carranza

    2011-06-01

    Full Text Available En diciembre del 2001 dejaron de circular en Argentina tanto la moneda convertible al dólar como la seguridad jurídica de la deuda. Se esfumó toda confianza en la representación económica y política, y no hizo falta explicarle a nadie que las palabras no tenían nada que ver con las cosas: la gente salió a la calle exigiendo autenticidad y verdad, valores que ya no tenían parámetros comunes ni circulaban en la esfera pública, y que resultaban de pronto tanto imposibles como indispensables. El trueque reemplazó al mercado, y las asambleas directas y “cacerolazos” hicieron caer presidente tras presidente hasta mayo de 2003.

  10. Un país de verdad

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    Luz Rodríguez Carranza

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available http://dx.doi.org/10.5007/1984-784X.2011v11n16p111 En diciembre del 2001 dejaron de circular en Argentina tanto la moneda convertible al dólar como la seguridad jurídica de la deuda. Se esfumó toda confianza en la representación económica y política, y no hizo falta explicarle a nadie que las palabras no tenían nada que ver con las cosas: la gente salió a la calle exigiendo autenticidad y verdad, valores que ya no tenían parámetros comunes ni circulaban en la esfera pública, y que resultaban de pronto tanto imposibles como indispensables. El trueque reemplazó al mercado, y las asambleas directas y “cacerolazos” hicieron caer presidente tras presidente hasta mayo de 2003.

  11. Princípio de razão e o “conhecimento das causas”: considerações sobre o valor fundamental da verdade e o seu sentido = Principle of reason and “knowledge of causes”: considerations on the inner value of truth and its meaning

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    Moraes, Dax

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available As críticas nietzscheanas dos valores e da verdade dirigem-se a um tipo da vontade que exige do mundo uma causa universal que lhe sirva como explicação. O presente ensaio concentra-se no significado fundamental desse sentimento comum à ciência e à religião enquanto resposta à total ausência de sentido, uma vez que o sentido de cada coisa, na existência, não se deve a nada mais senão à nossa própria criação

  12. Chile, 40 Años de exigencias de verdad y justicia

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    Boris Hau

    2018-01-01

    Full Text Available Tras el regreso a la democracia en Chile, las políticas de justicia transicional iniciaron con la búsqueda de verdad, luego vinieron las políticas de reparación. Pero la justicia en Chile demoró en llegar: este proceso inició en 1998 con la interposición de la primera querella contra el exdictador Augusto Pinochet. En el año 2017 se cumplen 44 años del golpe militar, pero las consecuencias de las violaciones a los derechos humanos siguen estando vigentes. Cuatro décadas después, todavía se están investigando juicios de derechos humanos por el poder judicial. La Corte Suprema ha condenado a los principales responsables a penas de cárcel. En este trabajo se presenta el caso de Marcelo Concha, un joven militante comunista desaparecido en 1976. En 2016, sus familiares obtuvieron justicia al condenar la Corte Suprema a los responsables de este crimen, todos exagentes de la dictadura. Las políticas de verdad y justicia que se han realizado a 44 años de sucedidos los hechos son exigencia y requisito para una democracia consolidada que garantice un “nunca más” sobre esos hechos similares.

  13. Del sujeto de la verdad a la verdad del sujeto/From the subject of truth to the truth of the subject

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    Eric Ferdinando Passone

    2008-06-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo pretende introducir el análisis de los discursos, a partir de cuestionamientos sobre la verdad del sujeto del deseo y apuntar algunas de sus consecuencias, principalmente, en lo que respecta a la elaboración y diseño de políticas y programas educativos de atención y atendimiento infante-juvenil. Se aprovecha para presentar las dislocaciones del pensamiento de Jaques Lacan sobre la práctica psicoanalítica y la diferencia entre seguir los modelos y hacer de la diferencia un camino propio, la existencia. This essay aims at to introduce an analysis of discourses questioning about the truth of the subject’s desire, and also to point out some consequences, which are mainly in the elaboration and design of policies and educational programs attending to children. Furthermore, it’ll be presented Jack Lacan’s thought about psychoanalytic practice and the difference between following models and making own way for the existence, from its singularity.

  14. El cine como verdad rev(belada: Ken Loach; una reflexión sobre los años que forjaron el discurso naturalista del cineasta/ Cinema as rev(bealed truth: Ken Loach; a reflection over the years that forged the filmmaker’s naturalist speech

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    Mercedes Miguel Borrás

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    Full Text Available La sabiduría que se desprende al contemplar el cine de Ken Loach, su depurado estilo naturalista, es fruto de un largo recorrido caracterizado por la coherencia y honestidad. Un cineasta que lleva más de medio siglo dejando huellas de su humanismo, dando voz a los desheredados. ¿De dónde procede su mirada? ¿Cuál es la sustancia expresiva de la que se nutre su discurso? Detenemos nuestra atención en los filmes realizados en la primera etapa de su carrera (1964-1990, pues es cuando se percibe con mayor fuerza el deseo de Loach de penetrar en la realidad con un lenguaje tan riguroso que el pensamiento parece inscribirse en la película, “un cine de confesión, de ensayo”. Una mirada, que se rebela contra un orden y una sociedad injustos, y engendra emociones insospechadas, convocando a la ternura, pero al mismo tiempo hace que nos cuestionemos lo que se nos está contando. Un cine puro, directo, sin concesiones, que reduce al mínimo los recursos. Una verdad a la que se accede de forma natural, una verdad revelada. En el calidoscopio de realidades presentes en un mismo acontecimiento, que el cine (por su naturaleza indicial e icónica es capaz de mostrar, radica esa sustancia expresiva. The Wisdom that emerges when we watch Ken Loach’s films, his refined naturalistic style, is the result of a long journey marked by consistency and honesty. A filmmaker who spend more than half a century leaving traces of their humanism, giving voice to the dispossessed. Where is the origin of the way of his looking? What is the expressive substance that nourishes his speech? We hold our attention on the films made in the first stage of his career (1964-1990, as it is when we perceive the desire of the filmmaker to penetrate in the reality with such a rigorous language that the thinking seems to enroll in the film... a cinema of confession and essay. A look, that always rebels against an order and a inherently and unjust society, and generates unexpected

  15. Em torno da questão da verdade (On the question of the truth - DOI: 10.5752/P.2175-5841.2012v10n25p12

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    Antonio Manzatto

    2012-03-01

    Full Text Available A questão sobre a verdade, se não for bem colocada, pode dificultar o encontro e o diálogo entre teologia e literatura. A elaboração da ficção não é necessariamente distanciamento da verdade, nem o discurso teológico é o único verdadeiro. A metafísica tradicional já afirmava o belo e o verdadeiro como transcendentais. Hoje, mesmo em ciências, debate-se sobre a compreensão da verdade uma vez que tal conceito não é simples nem unívoco. Reconhecendo que há diversas ordens de verdade e diferentes caminhos para atingi-la, o texto enfoca as distintas maneiras de se colocar o problema da verdade em literatura e em teologia, mas de maneira a facilitar um real diálogo entre elas mostrando, por uma rápida referência aos estudos bíblicos, que tal diálogo é possível e mesmo desejável. Ali, não há que se opor, por exemplo, a verdade histórica à verdade literária, que é aquela apresentada pelo texto, mas busca-se alcançar a “verdade de salvação”, aquela que vai se relacionar de maneira mais direta com a fé.Palavras-Chave: Verdade. Teologia e Literatura. Narração. Estética. História.  AbstractThe question about the truth becomes difficult the dialogue between theology and literature. The development of fiction does not mean a separation of the truth.  In turn, the theological discourse is not the only true. Traditional metaphysics has already affirmed the beautiful and the true as a transcendental. Nowadays, even in science, there is a debate about the understanding of the truth since this concept is not simple, nor univocal. The text recognizes that there are several orders of truth and also different ways to achieve it. In other words, the paper looks at different ways of putting the question of truth in literature and in theology, aiming to facilitate the dialogue between them.Keywords: Truth. Theology and Literature. Narration. Aesthetics. History.- DOI: 10.5752/P.2175-5841.2012v10n25p12

  16. Justicia, verdad y reparación en el proceso de paz en Colombia

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    Felipe Gómez Isa

    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available Uno de los principales retos del proceso de paz entre el Gobierno colombiano y las FARC-EP es la conciliación entre el logro de la paz y la garantía de los derechos de las víctimas a la justicia, a la verdad y a la reparación. El Congreso de Colombia aprobó en julio de 2012 el “Marco Jurídico para la Paz”, un conjunto de mecanismos de justicia transicional que pretenden facilitar las negociaciones, evitar la impunidad de los graves crímenes cometidos por los diferentes actores (guerrillas, grupos paramilitares y agentes estatales y otorgar garantías a las víctimas. Este Marco introduce los principios de priorización y selección para el ejercicio de la acción penal, es decir, define en qué supuestos y con qué criterios se pueden priorizar unos delitos respecto de otros e, incluso, si se puede centrar la investigación penal exclusivamente en los máximos responsables de crímenes de guerra, crímenes contra la humanidad y genocidio. Este es el umbral mínimo que cabe exigir tanto al Estado colombiano (y en particular a las fuerzas armadas como a los miembros del Secretariado de las FARC. El Marco Jurídico para la Paz también prevé la creación de una Comisión de la Verdad que arroje luz sobre los gravísimos crímenes cometidos en Colombia, y deja en manos del Estado instrumentos importantes en materia de flexibilización de la respuesta penal ante los crímenes cometidos por diferentes actores armados. Estos beneficios están condicionados a que los desmovilizados efectúen contribuciones significativas para una paz duradera, la verdad y para lograr la reparación de las víctimas.

  17. Nietzsche y Freud ante el problema de la verdad

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    Leandro Drivet

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available Este trabajo se propone reflexionar acerca del problema de la verdad en las obras de Friedrich Nietzsche y Sigmund Freud, a las que se considera estrechamente vinculadas. Esta perspectiva permitirá identificar el carácter específico de la “verdad”, cuyos vestigios detectaron ambos “psicólogos” transvaloradores; apreciar la doble valoración nietzscheana de la verdad, usualmente reducida a un rechazo unilateral; y repensar la pretensión de cientificidad del psicoanálisis, actualmente despreciada en nombre de una sospechosa reivindicación anticientífica. Se concluye con el postulado de que Nietzsche y Freud conciben a la verdad como una lucha contra las resistencias, lo que les conduce a fundar una nueva escucha.

  18. A verdade como um problema fundamental em Kant Kant on truth as a fundamental problem

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    Adriano Perin

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    Full Text Available O principal ponto de desacordo sobre a abordagem kantiana do problema da verdade é se ela pode ser compreendida nos moldes da filosofia contemporânea como coerentista ou como correspondentista. Primando por uma consideração sistemática da argumentação de Kant em confronto com a literatura existente sobre o problema, este trabalho defende a segunda alternativa. Sustenta-se a tese de que a definição da verdade como a "concordância do conhecimento com o seu objeto" é cogente em todo o percurso do pensamento kantiano e que, nessa acepção, a verdade culmina por ser abordada não a partir de uma teoria estabelecida, mas como um problema cuja solução não pode ser dada nos limites da filosofia crítico-transcendental. Pondera-se, primeiramente, a literatura que situa Kant quer como coerentista quer como correspondentista e sistematiza-se a segunda alternativa em quatro grupos: a leitura ontológica, a leitura isomórfica, a leitura "consequencialista" e a leitura regulativa. Num segundo momento, em atenção ao período pré-crítico, argumenta-se que a alternativa coerentista deixa de se confirmar já nessa mesma época e que, na década de 1750, Kant descarta uma suposta teoria correspondentista isomórfica. Num último momento, considera-se a argumentação crítica e defende-se que a mesma concebe a verdade como um problema fundamental que não cabe ao tratamento de uma teoria correspondentista concebida de modo "consequencialista" ou regulativo.The main point of disagreement about Kant's approach of the problem of truth is whether it can be understood within the apparatus of contemporary philosophy as a coherence or a correspondence theory. By favoring a systematic consideration of Kant's argumentation in light of the available literature on the problem, this paper argues toward the latter alternative. It is sustained that the definition of truth as "the agreement of cognition with its object" is cogent throughout Kant's thought and

  19. Amor: ¿Verdad o Consumo?

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    Nieves Salobral Martín

    2015-02-01

    Full Text Available La noción cristiana del amor establecida por Agustin de Hipona se conserva en nuestro imaginario social. Distingue el amor como un movimiento de anhelo hacia el objeto deseado, que culmina en la fusión con lo amado, así la felicidad es alcanzada gracias a esta unicidad. Dos modelos amorosos se consideran en su análisis cáritas y cupiditas, el primero como verdadero y el segundo como erróneo. Una de las modificaciones corporales e inclinaciones más elaboradas es el orden simbólico de la dominación masculina; es también un dispositivo esencial para la socialización amorosa. Este procedimiento disciplinario sobre los cuerpos les predispone a una construcción ética sexualmente diferenciada: la ética de los cuidados y la responsabilidad y la ética de la justicia y los derechos. El capitalismo expone al amor como objeto de consumo para convertirse en fetiche del mercado. Y ambas identidades morales deben alcanzar el amor para cumplir con el mandato ético.

  20. La universidad: una escuela al servicio de la verdad

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    Josu AHEDO RUIZ

    2016-05-01

    Full Text Available El artículo trata de abordar, en diálogo con diversos autores, dos cuestiones que son claves para la Institución universitaria y constituyen, a su vez, la clave para un adecuado desarrollo social. De una parte, señalar uno de los riesgos por los que atraviesa la Universidad que no es otro que la dejadez en la búsqueda de la verdad; pero otro riesgo no menor que debe afrontar tiene que ver con el olvido de la verdadera misión de la Universidad: la formación humanística. Un desarrollo adecuado de estas dos cuestiones, no cabe duda, que ayudará a afianzar la Institución Universitaria, básica para un desarrollo armónico y sostenible de la sociedad, eliminando la incertidumbre en quienes deben de llevar a cabo esta tarea. El ideal de la búsqueda de la verdad es lo que caracteriza a la Universidad desde su inicio. Sin embargo, la sociedad actual que aboga por el éxito fáctico puede acarrear un olvido de aquella y su sustitución por otras cuestiones relacionadas con las competencias. Por tanto, conviene no convertir la Universidad en una mera capacitación profesional, soslayando también la formación humanística que no debe separarse de la búsqueda de la verdad. Conservar el ideal universitario originario implica entender la actividad docente como un servicio. Es por ello que el profesor debe abogar por la formación de cada estudiante, tratando de ayudarle a descubrir aquello que de verdad le importa como persona. La Universidad actual no debe olvidar que la tarea docente de transmisión del saber superior requiere que este sea incrementado también por quienes reciben esta formación académica. Por tanto, la tarea del docente debe ser integradora de todos los saberes, evitando la fragmentación que puede conllevar perder el horizonte de la búsqueda de la verdad.

  1. A Comissão Nacional da Verdade e o caso dos protestantes durante a ditadura militar brasileira

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    Leandro Seawright Alonso

    2016-05-01

    Full Text Available Descrevi o ambiente político em que foi criada a Comissão Nacional da Verdade e, em seguida, abordei a criação do Grupo de Trabalho sobre o papel das igrejas na ditadura militar brasileira. Apresentei perspectivas sobre a “justiça de transição” e a consequente “frustração” sentida por parte da sociedade brasileira. Propus analisar o caso dos protestantes com base nas diferentes iniciativas do GT. Não obstante, analisei a documentação transcrita pela Presidência da República e as entrevistas de história oral contendo memórias de protestantes ortodoxos comunistas e heterodoxos anticomunistas no tocante à “justiça de transição” tardia e inconclusa na história republicana do Brasil.

  2. EL MOMENTO DE LA VERDAD (ROSI, 1965: fragmentos de España

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    Ludovico Longhi

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    Full Text Available En 1965 Rosi realiza El momento de la verdad, largometraje semidocumental sobre la tauromaquia. El director italiano quería llevar a la pantalla el trágico lirismo de Muerte en la tarde (Hemingway, 1932. Sin embargo, algunos conocidos de la Suevia Film (coproductora española de su largometraje La sfida lo habían alertado sobre el escepticismo autóctono hacia los cronistas extranjeros. La afición taurina rechazaba la imagen de la corrida como simple espectáculo pintoresco. Este trabajo muestra la oportuna decisión de Rosi en investigar el fenómeno, apoyándose en la competencia de cineastas autóctonos como Beltrán, Portabella, Muñoz Suay y del torero Miguel Mateo “Miguelín”. El filme es internacionalmente reconocido como el más serio estudio sobre los aspectos socio-culturales del mundo de los toros.   PALABRAS CLAVE:  Momento de la verdad; Francesco Rosi; Tauromaquia; España.   ABSTRACT In 1965 Rosi made The Moment of Truth, a semi-documentary feature film about bullfighting. The Italian director wanted to bring to the screen the tragic lyricism of Death in the Afternoon (Hemingway, 1932. However, some acquaintances from Suevia Film (the Spanish co-producing company of his film La sfida alerted him about the skepticism in Spain towards the way foreigners regarded the fiesta. Bullfighting experts, in particular -they argued- were weary of the image given of their art as a simple popular entertainment. This article argues how Rosi managed to overcome the prejudices in his approach of the subject of The Moment of Truth with the help of Spanish filmmakers such as Beltran, Portabella, Muñoz Suay and the bullfighter Miguel Mateo “Miguelín”. The film is internationally recognized as the most serious study on the socio-cultural aspects of the bullfighting world.   KEYWORDS: Moment of truth; Francesco Rosi; Bullfighting; Spain.     RESUMO Em 1965 Rosi filmava “O momento da verdade”, filme semi-documentário sobre as

  3. Estudio del Efecto de la Altitud sobre el Comportamiento de Motores de Combustión Interna. Parte 1: Funcionamiento Study of the Altitude Effect on Internal Combustion Engine Operation. Part 1: Performance

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    Magín Lapuerta; Octavio Armas; John R Agudelo; Carlos A Sánchez

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    En este trabajo se estudia el efecto de la altitud sobre la potencia en motores de aspiración natural y turbosobrealimentados sin sistemas correctores, en función de la presión ambiental. La altitud sobre el nivel del mar tiene un notable efecto sobre la densidad del aire y su composición. Dado que los motores de combustión interna tienen sistemas de admisión y de inyección de combustible volumétricos, la altitud modifica el ciclo termodinámico de operación, y en consecuencia las prestaciones...

  4. VERDADE, VERDADE HISTÓRICA E REGIMES DITATORIAIS: O DIREITO FUNDAMENTAL À VERDADE NOS PROCESSOS DE TRANSIÇÃO DE ESTADOS DE EXCEÇÃO PARA ESTADOS DEMOCRÁTICOS

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    Pereira, Gabrielle Tatith

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    RESUMOEste artigo tem como objetivo o estudo do direito à verdade como valor fundamental da democracia e como etapa necessária da justiça reparadora nos processos de transição de estados de exceção para estados democráticos. Pretende-se demonstrar que há uma relação necessária entre a democracia, enquanto espaço livre e politicamente autônomo de participação, e a construção da verdade. Nesse contexto, ressalta-se a importância das Comissões da Verdade como instrumentos de construção da verdad...

  5. «La verdad Oculta» (2015: una disputa médico?deportiva llevada al cine

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    Alejandro A. PENICHE PÉREZ

    2016-12-01

    Full Text Available La verdad oculta (2015 de Peter Landesman se trata de un drama deportivo, basado en hechos reales sobre la vida del famoso neuropatólogo forense, Dr. Bennet Omalu; cuyo personaje es interpretado por el actor Will Smith. Esta película narra los acontecimientos que condujeron al Dr. Omalu hacia el descubrimiento de una enfermedad neurodegenerativa progresiva, la cual nombró como Encefalopatía Traumática Crónica (ETC. Ésta enfermedad se manifiesta en los jugadores profesionales de fútbol americano, como consecuencia del constante número de colisiones que reciben los jugadores dentro del campo. Dicho descubrimiento generó disgusto a una de las corporaciones más poderosas y queridas del mundo, la National Football League (NFL situación que la condujo a tratar de desacreditar la información publicada por el Dr. Bennet Omalu, quien decidió correr el riesgo de enfrentarlos para dar a conocer la verdad.

  6. VERDADE E FICÇÃO EM TEXTOS UTÓPICOS

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    Bento Itamar Borges

    2007-12-01

    Full Text Available Considerados do ponto de vista da teoria literária, os textos filosóficos que tratam explicitamente da política caem sobretudo sob os gêneros do tratado e do ensaio, mas, indiretamente, a teoria política sofre a influência das utopias, literárias ou experimentadas de fato. A validade de um tratado – e certamente também da enviesada crítica da economia política – depende do método que o sustenta, ao passo que no ensaio pesam as credenciais daquele que emite uma opinião. Por fim, cabe questionar o que significa o requisito da verdade nos textos utópicos, que variam da nostalgia ao sonho: o passado seria objeto da cronologia, que averiguaria a ocorrência de ilhas e paraísos, mas é muito difícil avaliar enunciados contrafatuais e sobre eventos futuros. A literatura sabe lidar com a ficção, enquanto a filosofia quer salvar pelo menos a crítica da pólis em seu momento presente.

  7. Memória e verdade em curso na Colômbia: o lugar destinado às vítimas

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    O presente artigo tem por objetivo analisar o direito à verdade e à memória enquanto parâmetro da Justiça de Transição a ser implementada nas sociedades marcadas por conflitos violentos. Foi neste sentido que o contexto colombiano foi escolhido para esta análise, visto que este país, atualmente, presencia um debate sobre a validade das políticas públicas destinadas a pacificar os conflitos armados internos. A Ley de Justicia y Paz é o foco principal da análise e com seus termos legais se deba...

  8. Impact of the use of alternative fuels on clinker reactivity; Impacto del uso de combustibles alternativos sobre la reactividad del clínker

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    Serrano-González, K.; Reyes-Valdez, A.; Chowaniec, O.

    2017-07-01

    The use of alternative fuels in the cement industry has increased its relevance in the past decades due to their ecological and economic benefits. In concert with the efforts to increase its use, several studies have focused on their potential impact with respect to clinker reactivity and how they could affect the expected physical and mechanical properties. This work studied the effects of five alternative fuels on the reactivity of eight industrial clinker samples, considering several analytical techniques. Differences were identified among the clinker samples after replacing the alternative fuels, mainly with simultaneous eliminations, as in samples S4, S5 and S8. The modifications were related to the polymorph, size and reactivity of tricalcium silicate and to the clinker profile during the hydration process, due to the SO3 consumption rate. These changes were expressed in the higher compressive strengths in comparison with the original reference clinker. [Spanish] El uso de combustibles alternativos en la industria cementera ha ido en incremento en las últimas décadas debido a su beneficio ecológico y económico. En línea con los esfuerzos enfocados en incrementar su uso, se han realizado distintos estudios enfocados en determinar su impacto potencial en la reactividad del clínker y en cómo pueden afectar sus propiedades físicas y mecánicas. Este trabajo estudia el efecto de cinco combustibles alternos sobre la reactividad de ocho muestras industriales de clínker, considerando diferentes técnicas analíticas. Se identificaron diferencias principalmente cuando se realizaron eliminaciones simultáneas de varios combustibles, como en las muestras S4, S5 y S8. Las modificaciones se basan en un cambio en el polimorfo, tamaño y reactividad del silicato tricálcico y del perfil de hidratación de los clínkeres, relacionado con el ritmo del consumo del SO3. Las modificaciones se reflejaron en un incremento en la resistencia a la compresión.

  9. New data for the discussion about combustion, dioxin and health; Nuevas aportaciones al controvertido debate sobre incineracion, dioxinas y salud

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    Domingo, S. L. [Universidad Rovira i Virgili. Reus. Tarragona (Spain)

    2000-07-01

    Dioxin (2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin, TCDD) is created unintentionally as a byproduct of human activities such as combustion, paper belaching, and manufacture of chlorine and organochlorine chemicals. Most information concerning human health risks of dioxin is based on highly exposed industrial cohorts with well established high levels of exposure to TCDD. However, information regarding to the health effects from chronic exposure to low levels of dioxin is very scarce. This paper has two main goals. Firstly, to review the most known international affairs related with a massive exposure to dioxin. Secondly, to assess if the pronounced reduction detected in the emissions of dioxins and furans by the MSWI of Tarragona (Spain) would also result in a notable decrease in the levels of dioxins in environmental matrices collected in the vicinity of the MSWI. The current results show that in comparison with the emission sources of dioxins and furans in the same area of the facility, the health risks due to the current emissions of dioxins and furans by the plant would be of small significance for the population living in the neighbour hod. Moreover, we also show that the daily consumption of 200 g/day of semiskimmed milk instead of the same amount of whole milk would be much more relevant to decrease dioxin exposure that the reduction in dioxin emissions resulting from the technical improvements carried out recently in the MSWI. (Author)

  10. Novas Fontes, Novas Versões: Contribuições do Acervo da Comissão Nacional da Verdade

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    Alessandra Sá Mello Costa

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    Full Text Available Na área de estudos organizacionais, o interesse dos pesquisadores em utilizar fontes e acervos históricos em suas pesquisas cresce a cada dia (Rowlinson, Hassard, & Decker, 2014; Yates, 2014. Como forma de enriquecer e aprofundar a discussão sobre esse movimento, a presente pesquisa tem por objetivo refletir sobre possíveis contribuições das fontes reunidas, sistematizadas e produzidas pela Comissão Nacional da Verdade (CNV. Instituída para investigar as graves violações dos direitos humanos cometidas no regime da ditadura civil-militar brasileira, a CNV (a partir de seu acervo oferece aos pesquisadores das organizações novas versões dos fatos históricos, o que torna possível não só problematizar e rever versões históricas oficiais hegemônicas, mas também investigar fenômenos organizacionais sob outras perspectivas. Assim, após a descrição do processo de constituição e de composição do seu acervo documental, foram elencadas quatro avenidas de pesquisas iniciais: (a sobre o apoio e a participação da sociedade civil na constituição e manutenção do governo civil-militar brasileiro; (b sobre a formação de redes de agentes sociais envolvidos no processo de criação e de trabalho da CNV; (c sobre as relações de trabalho durante o período, como a atuação dos sindicatos ou as práticas de recursos humanos sob um regime autoritário; e (d sobre o tema da história e memória das empresas.

  11. Em Busca Da “Verdade Real”: Tortura e confissão no Brasil ontem e hoje

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    Joana Domingues Vargas

    2012-06-01

    Full Text Available Meu ponto de partida, neste ensaio, são as diferenças nas formas de investigação no Brasil e na Inglaterra analisadas com base em um relato de um viajante estrangeiro do século XIX contendo a visão do autor sobre a administração da justiça na cidade do Rio de Janeiro informada pela experiência de um furto. Nele procuro mostrar a permanência e persistência de uma crença epistemológica sobre o valor da confissão e da tortura que ainda informam as práticas de produção da verdade no Brasil contemporâneo. Uma das razões desta permanência é a investigação poder ser apresentada, nos relatos juridicamente orientados, como ela deveria ser e não como ela é realizada efetivamente. Este achado tem implicação para o debate atual sobre a necessidade de simplificação da investigação criminal no Brasil.

  12. Dialogismo e vontades de verdade na discursividade da Cinderela

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    Maria Angélica de Oliveira

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available O dialogismo apresenta-se como fundamento de toda a discursividade; pois, considere-se que todo enunciado, enquanto materialidade discursiva abriga um universo de vozes sociais em múltiplas relações de convergência e de divergência, de harmonia e de conflito, de aceitação e de recusa. Partindo desse princípio, o texto, na sua qualidade de enunciado, é compreendido, no seio dos estudos literários, como uma voz que dialoga com outros textos, funcionando também como ecos das vozes de seu tempo, de sua história, revelando os valores, as crenças, as vontades de verdade de uma dada formação social. A partir dessa perspectiva, trazemos uma releitura de um tradicional conto popular de origem de língua românica europeia que ficou conhecido em todo o mundo como a história da Cinderela ou da GataBorralheira, sobretudo, após a publicação dos Contos da Mamãe Gansa, do escritor francês, do século XVII, Charles Perrault. Na realidade, as transformações dessa narrativa são tão variadas, quanto necessárias, pois funcionam como aparelhos que sinalizam importantes mudanças sociais e, neste caso, apontam para as conquistas femininas nos mais variados âmbitos. Assim, o nosso trabalho, à luz dos pressupostos teóricos da Análise de Discurso, busca analisar as vozes que ecoam no contoA Cinderela mudou de ideia, de Nunila López Salamero (2009, evidenciando as vontades de verdade acerca da identidade dos sujeitos mulher e homem que desse conto fazem sítio.Palavras-chave: Dialogismo. Intertextualidade. Vontades de Verdade. Paródia. DiscursoAbstractDialogism shows itself as the basis of all discursivity, since every enunciation containing discursive materiality, has a universe of social voices in multiple relationships of convergence and divergence, of harmony and conflict, of acceptance and refusal. Starting from this principle, the text, as an enunciation, is understood with the aid of literary

  13. DIALOGISMO E VONTADES DE VERDADE NA DISCURSIVIDADE DA CINDERELA

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    Maria Angélica de Oliveira

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available O dialogismo apresenta-se como fundamento de toda a discursividade; pois, considere-se que todo enunciado, enquanto materialidade discursiva abriga um universo de vozes sociais em múltiplas relações de convergência e de divergência, de harmonia e de conflito, de aceitação e de recusa. Partindo desse princípio, o texto, na sua qualidade de enunciado, é compreendido, no seio dos estudos literários, como uma voz que dialoga com outros textos, funcionando também como ecos das vozes de seu tempo, de sua história, revelando os valores, as crenças, as vontades de verdade de uma dada formação social. A partir dessa perspectiva, trazemos uma releitura de um tradicional conto popular de origem de língua românica europeia que ficou conhecido em todo o mundo como a história da Cinderela ou da GataBorralheira, sobretudo, após a publicação dos Contos da Mamãe Gansa, do escritor francês, do século XVII, Charles Perrault. Na realidade, as transformações dessa narrativa são tão variadas, quanto necessárias, pois funcionam como aparelhos que sinalizam importantes mudanças sociais e, neste caso, apontam para as conquistas femininas nos mais variados âmbitos. Assim, o nosso trabalho, à luz dos pressupostos teóricos da Análise de Discurso, busca analisar as vozes que ecoam no contoA Cinderela mudou de ideia, de Nunila López Salamero (2009, evidenciando as vontades de verdade acerca da identidade dos sujeitos mulher e homem que desse conto fazem sítio.Palavras-chave: Dialogismo. Intertextualidade. Vontades de Verdade. Paródia. DiscursoAbstractDialogism shows itself as the basis of all discursivity, since every enunciation containing discursive materiality, has a universe of social voices in multiple relationships of convergence and divergence, of harmony and conflict, of acceptance and refusal. Starting from this principle, the text, as an enunciation, is understood with the aid of literary

  14. FELICIDAD Y VERDAD EN SAN AGUSTÍN Y TARKOWSKY

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    Claudio Pierantoni

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    Full Text Available Este trabajo evidencia y analiza uno de los logros mayores del pensamiento no solo agustiniano, sino universal: la relación entre la noción y búsqueda de la verdad por un lado, y la noción y búsqueda de la felicidad por el otro, y lo ilustra en relación con la película "Stalker" de Tarkowsky. Culminación del pensamiento metafísico antiguo, esta síntesis antropológica y ontológica es presentada en su valor perenne, abierta sí a ulterior perfeccionamiento, pero muy clara en prevenir contra algunos errores básicos recurrentes en las diferentes etapas del pensamiento humano, y presentes hasta hoyThis paper is intended to show and analyze one of the foremost achievements of Augustinian, and universal thinking: the relation between the notion and search for Truth on the one side, and the notion and search for Happiness on the other, and sets it in a comparison with Tarkowsy's film, Stalker. Culmination of ancient metaphysical thinking, this anthropological and ontological synthesis is presented in its permanent validity, open to further development, but very clear in preventing against basic mistakes to be found at all stages of human thinking, up to present day

  15. De “O Nome da Rosa” ao “O Código Da Vinci” verdade, mentira, autoritarismo e individualismo na disseminação da informação

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    Patrícia Zeni Marchiori

    2006-07-01

    Full Text Available Apresenta uma leitura de dois best sellers contemporâneos sob o ponto de vista da disseminação da informação. Discutem-se os conceitos de verdade, a busca da verdade, o acesso à informação, as motivações e critérios individuais que se sobrepõem à necessidade, validação e uso da informação. Considerando-se que o universo pessoal representa a fronteira do entendimento e da aceitação da informação como verdade, pelo menos três dimensões concorrem para o acesso à informação, e são afetadas pelas novas tecnologias. Tais tecnologias respaldam uma nova ordem de comunicação, cuja tendência crescente é a de transferir a responsabilidade plena sobre o processo de busca e uso da informação para o consumidor, acarretando leituras não convencionais sobre critérios de qualidade da informação e o surgimento de uma nova categoria de direitos civis: o direito intelectual.

  16. La experiencia moral: una ética sin verdades absolutas

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    Barroso Fernández, Óscar

    2016-08-01

    Full Text Available The aim of this paper is to reconstruct the Zubirian approach to the moral kind of knowledge. It is, therefore, necessary to examine Zubiri’s writings on moral anthropology from the 1950s, starting from the most complete one, namely Sentient intelligence. If there is the possibility of contemplating a moral knowledge, we should discover its reference system and determine how it is built upon the contents given in the primordial impression of reality, mediated by the logos and its particular form of knowledge, with all the outlines, experiences and truths. On this basis, we prove that is impossible to found morality in a universal and absolute sense. In any case, the possibility of a universal sphere should not be conceived as something a priori, but rather as a regulative ideal of moral experience, that is, something that reason always tends towards, but never reaches.En este trabajo se pretende reconstruir la propuesta zubiriana de un saber de tipo moral. Este objetivo exige mirar los textos de antropología moral escritos por Zubiri en los años cincuenta desde su obra más acabada: Inteligencia sentiente. Si efectivamente se puede hablar de un saber moral, habrá que descubrir cuál es su sistema de referencia, constituido por determinados contenidos dados en impresión primordial de realidad y mediados por el logos, y su forma de conocimiento, con sus esbozos, experiencias y verdades. A partir de aquí, el autor muestra que no es posible, desde la filosofía de Zubiri, proponer una fundamentación de la moral en sentido universal y absoluto. En todo caso, la posibilidad de un ámbito universal de moralidad no puede ser entendida como algo dado a priori, sino más bien como un ideal regulativo de la experiencia moral, algo a lo que la razón apunta pero nunca llega.

  17. ¿Fútbol de verdad? : Observaciones narratológicas sobre los relatos en vivo

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    Martínez, Matías

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    En el relato periodístico retrospectivo de un partido de futbol –el de Chile contra México por la Copa América, el 30 de junio de 1999- se puede observar el uso de diversos elementos narratológicos que lo vuelven interesante. Los reportajes de distintos diarios chilenos contienen crónicas, historias y esquemas narrativos construidos a partir del antagonismo entre adversarios, el protagonismo de ciertos personajes y los puntos culminantes que ellos viven. Además, hay en los relatos una identif...

  18. La unidad de la verdad y la pluralidad de las culturas en Simone Weil

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    Amela Rueda, Rafael

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    A mi modo de ver, la tesis de Weil de la existencia de una verdad universal en una pluralidad de culturas resulta ser una aportación al problema del diálogo intercultural e interreligioso, que merece ser considerada en tanto supone una postura que difícilmente encuentra parangón. Una convivencia auténtica de los seres humanos y sus sociedades pasa irremisiblemente, a ojos de esta pensadora, por el esfuerzo siempre renovado de hacer lo imposible por realizar la verdad en la vida individual y c...

  19. El peso del contenido publicitario en la prensa alicantina: el caso del Diario Información y La Verdad The role of advertising content in newspapers in Alicante : the case of Diario Información and La Verdad.

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    Alicia de Lara González

    2011-04-01

    Full Text Available At the moment, the press is facing a double crisis. Both, the general crack and the fall in advertising, which affects it most directly. The lack of adverts is causing in this mass media a situation contrary to what might be expected: the total percentage of space occupied by commercial content remains constant and even rising. This behaviour is surprising when you consider that the economic downturn forced advertisers to reduce their spending on advertising investment. However, as shown in this study, the main newspapers in Alicante: Diario Información and La Verdad, use several strategies, some more profitable than ethical, to counteract the loss of advertising. This is reflected in the scale that balances the editorial content and advertising spots. The study was based on 1.094 newspapers, divided equally between the two media and for the years 2007, 2008 y 2009.La doble crisis que atraviesan los periódicos, la propia del mercado en general y la publicitaria que les afecta más directamente, provoca en el medio impreso una situación contraria a la que cabría esperar: el porcentaje de espacio ocupado por el contenido comercial se mantiene constante. Un comportamiento que sorprende si tenemos en cuenta que la recesión económica obliga a los anunciantes a reducir su gasto en inversión publicitaria. La presente investigación refleja cómo las dos principales cabeceras en la provincia de Alicante, el Diario Información y el periódico La Verdad, recurren a estrategias poco lícitas para contrarrestar la pérdida de inserciones publicitarias, un dato que queda reflejado en la balanza que equilibra el contenido editorial y la mancha publicitaria. El estudio se realiza sobre una muestra comprendida por 1.094 ejemplares, distribuidos de forma equitativa entre ambas cabeceras y entre los años 2007, 2008 y 2009.

  20. Salvaguardando los derechos fundamentales de acceso a la justicia y a la verdad. A propósito del caso: “Discoteca Utopía”

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    Jorge Isaac Torres Manrique

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    Full Text Available Ante el arribo del Neoconstitucionalismo y Derecho Global, venimos siendo testigos del saludable desarrollo del derecho no solo del Estado peruano, principalmente por los aportes de la justicia constitucional.Ello redunda y fortalece positivamente el Sistema Jurígeno, Estado Constitucional de Derecho y sobre todo el Sistema de Administración de Justicia.Así, instituciones como el derecho a la verdad y acceso a la justicia, cobran mayores alcan-ces y reconocimientos.En la presente entrega, el autor analiza y comenta ampliamente una resolución de la Corte Suprema que resuelve un caso emblemático, la misma que considera, las reivindica valientemente.

  1. «Los gritos de la verdad»: una imagen del Arte nuevo (vv. 43-44 y su significado

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    Adrián J. Sáez

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    Full Text Available Una de las escasas facetas del Arte nuevo que la crítica no ha atendido como se merece se encuentra en los vv. 43-44, en la imagen de «los gritos que da la verdad en libros mudos». Este trabajo defiende que, pese a su aparente marginalidad, posee una notable importancia en el contexto de la poética y el pulso mantenido con las normas clásicas. Así, está construida sobre una amalgama de significados (iconográficos, simbólicos … y es una estrategia cargada de ironía destinada al doble receptor del texto.

  2. La elaboración de una Memoria Nacional: la Comisión de Verdad y Reconciliación de Sudáfrica

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    Fiona Ross

    2006-12-01

    Full Text Available La Comisión de Verdad y Reconciliación de Sudáfrica (Truth and Reconciliation Commission -TRC- creó un registro de la violencia cometida entre 1960-1994 durante el Apartheid. Siguiendo los ejemplos latinoamericanos, pretendía ofrecer una memoria colectiva sobre el pasado. La explicación resultante prioriza las experiencias individuales del daño inflingido (aberrantes violaciones a los derechos humanos. Si bien la elucidación sobre los perjuicios particulares es importante, ellos no están situados de manera adecuada dentro de los efectos sistemáticos y estructurales dañinos del Apartheid. Los patrones específicos sobre edad y género en los testimonios a la Comisión dan cuenta de una explicación del pasado que subvalúa los efectos del Apartheid sobre las mujeres, sobre todo las más jóvenes, al tiempo que subestima el rol que ellas jugaron en la resistencia al mismo. El énfasis de la Comisión sobre la violencia obstaculiza una comprensión de los procesos sociales usuales sobre los cuales las personas construyen su vida cotidiana. La "memoria colectiva" es insuficiente en la tarea de asegurar la democracia.A Comissão de Verdade e Reconciliação do Sul da África (Truth and Reconciliation Commission -TRC- criou um registro da violência cometida entre 1960-1994 durante o Apartheid. Seguindo os exemplos latino-americanos pretendia oferecer uma memória coletiva sobre o passado. A explicação resultante prioriza as experiências individuais de dano infringido (aberrantes violações aos direitos humanos. Ainda que a elucidação sobre os prejuízos particulares seja importante, eles não estão situados de maneira adequada dentro dos efeitos sistemáticos e estruturais nocivos da Apartheid. Os padrões específicos sobre idade e gênero nos testemunhos à comissão dão conta de uma explicação do passado que subestima os efeitos da Apartheid sobre as mulheres, sobretudo as mais jovens, ao mesmo tempo em que subestima o rol que

  3. Homosexualidad y homosexuales en Cuba: la verdad oculta

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    Robledo Díaz, Luis

    1998-01-01

    La homofobia en Cuba se ha venido construyendo sobre esta base y ha hecho suponer que el homosexual es inevitablemente un vicioso, inmoral y pervertidor de niños. El homosexual es extirpado del concepto de nación y luego de 1959 ya no solamente se llega a considerar como tal sino que bajo el juego de identidades de nación/patria/revolución/socialismo se le suma el de ser antipatriota, contrarrevolucionario y desviado política e ideológicamente. Al enlazarse la entereza física con una eticidad...

  4. Incidencia del tipo de gasolinas, aditivos y equipos optimizadores de combustible comercializados en la ciudad de Cuenca, sobre las emisiones contaminantes emitidas al aire

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    Encalada Cajisaca, Franklin Rafael; Ñauta Uzhca, Pablo Gustavo

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    El cantón Cuenca ubicado en la provincia del Azuay al sur de Ecuador, a una cota media de 2.550 msnm, es la tercera ciudad más grande del país y al igual que otras ciudades del Ecuador y del Mundo, registra altos índices de contaminación de su medio ambiente a causa de la emisión de gases nocivos al aire, por su creciente parque automotor, las industrias y otros sectores de actividad que utilizan combustibles fósiles como los derivados del petróleo, es decir gasolina, diesel y bunker en sus a...

  5. Verdad, justicia y reparación en medio de la guerra: los desplazados en Colombia

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    Flor Edilma Osorio Pérez

    2006-09-01

    Full Text Available À partir du groupe de victimes, peut-être le plus important, ceux qui vivent le déplacement forcé, cet article analyse les résultats et les limites du processus de vérité, de justice et de réparation durant la guerre en Colombie. Ces déplacés sont principalement caractérisés par le fait qu’ils habitent de petites commune en milieu rural. Alors qu’une politique ambiguë et contradictoire de dialogue et une démobilisation est mené auprès des groupes paramilitaires, les débats quant à la réparation des populations déplacées demandent une lecture complexe et critique des intérêts économiques et politiques en présence. En reconsidérant quelques expériences postérieures au conflit, il apparaît nécessaire de revoir le rôle de la campagne et de la société rurale dans le pays, afin d'engendrer des processus et des structures équitables dans la société colombienne, sur lesquels il soit possible de construire une réconciliation durable et intégrale.El artículo analiza los alcances y limitaciones de los procesos de verdad, justicia y reparación en medio de la guerra en Colombia, centrado en un grupo de víctimas, quizá el más numeroso: quienes viven el desplazamiento forzado. Los desplazados se caracterizan de manera importante, mas no exclusiva, por ser pobladores de municipios pequeños en contextos rurales. En medio de una política ambigua y contradictoria de diálogo y desmovilización de grupos paramilitares, se intensifican los debates frente a la reparación de las poblaciones desplazadas y se plantea la necesidad de una lectura compleja y crítica de los intereses, económicos y políticos que se entrecruzan con estas dinámicas. La revisión de algunas experiencias históricas de posconflicto, pone de relieve la importancia de reubicar el papel del campo y de la sociedad rural colombiana, en sus múltiples dimensiones, con miras a generar procesos y estructuras equitativas en la sociedad colombiana

  6. ¿Existe la verdad científica? Controversia histórica en torno al descubrimiento de Carlos J. Finlay

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    Rosa Luisa Aguirre del Busto

    Full Text Available Las autoras realizan el diseño de una simulación educativa en la asignatura Filosofía y Salud II, que forma parte del plan de estudios, del primer año, de las carreras de medicina, estomatología y enfermería, basada en el descubrimiento de Carlos J Finlay, sobre el agente transmisor de la fiebre Amarilla. Como resultado de una experiencia de trabajo a través de la Cátedra de Estudios CTS + I de la Universidad de la Habana, que propició el desarrollo del “Curso Experimental para la formación de docentes en el enfoque CTS”, realizado en el Campus Virtual de la OEI, se intenta reconstruir la polémica sobre el descubrimiento de Carlos J Finlay, y al mismo tiempo proporcionar herramientas teóricas en torno a la comprensión de la verdad científica como fenómeno social. Utilizando la metodología aprendida en el curso mencionado, se desarrolla el diseño de un “ Estudio de Caso Histórico”, que exige de una fundamentación, una guía didáctica, la contextualización de la controversia, definición de objetivos, identificación de actores y una serie de orientaciones a los alumnos que les permiten desplegar habilidades investigativas y conceptuales, pero que al mismo tiempo despiertan el interés por la vida y la obra del científico camagüeyano. En términos generales se concluye, señalando que es posible utilizar la historia de la medicina como una herramienta imprescindible de la enseñanza curricular del médico. La temática escogida desde la filosofía, sobre la verdad científica, les permite comprender el conocimiento como construcción social, impregnado de intereses y valores, pero de ningún modo arbitrario

  7. Los silencios en la memoria. Narrativa de la violencia sexual en la Comisión de la Verdad y Reconciliación de Perú

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    Sandra Marcela Arvesú Juárez

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    Full Text Available El conflicto armado interno que asoló Perú durante las dé - cadas de 1980 y 1990 tuvo diversas y devastadoras consecuencias para mucha de la población civil y de manera particular para las mujeres. De acuerdo con el Informe Final de la Comisión de la Verdad y Reconci - liación de Perú ― CVR ― , la violencia sexual fue el principal crimen cometido en contra de ellas, considerado por primera vez en un país latinoamericano como una violación a los derechos humanos y, dado su carácter generalizado, un crimen de lesa humanidad. De ahí el interés de reflexionar en este artículo sobre el tema de la violencia sexual durante el conflicto armado interno en Perú desde la perspectiva de los estudios de la memoria, con el objetivo de analizar la narrativa construida por la Comisión sobre la violencia sexual y al mismo tiempo problematizar cómo se recuerda, quiénes recuerdan, y qué alcance ha tenido su reco - nocimiento como parte de la memoria histórica del conflicto.

  8. O SENTIDO DA HESITAÇÃO NO CONTEXTO DA PÓS-VERDADE

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    Lúcia Schneider Hardt

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    Full Text Available Sempre estivemos excessivamente preocupados com a verdade. De início, verdades religiosas, depois científicas e hoje aquelas que necessariamente devem conferir com nossas convicções. Assim, a verdade aproxima-se também da mentira. Para todos os tempos, parece, precisamos reaprender o sentido da hesitação. Um sentido que evita a pressa, oferece ao tempo outra forma de fazer acontecer a vida, oferece aberturas, rachaduras, rasgos que merecem mais atenção para serem compreendidos. Hesitar, suspender, aguardar. Ruminar é necessário, precisamos reaprender a nos apresentar indagando, perguntando. O diálogo é a forma artística mais clássica da filosofia. Nietzsche retoma o diálogo como ferramenta filosófica não para fazer triunfar uma ideia, mas mostrar uma disposição para pensar, insinuar respostas. Reconhecer as sinuosidades de qualquer orientação. Enfim, a hesitação como expressão de uma outra formação humana.   PALAVRAS-CHAVE: Hesitação; Formação; Diálogo.     ABSTRACT We have always been overly concerned with the  concept  of truth. Initially religious truths, then scientific and currently those that must necessarily confer with our convictions. The the  concept of truth is thus close to the concept  of lie. In any historical time we need to relearn the sense of hesitation. A sense that avoids any haste, offers  another way of making life happen, offering openings, cracks, tears that deserve more attention in order to be understood. To hesitate, to suspend, to wait. Ruminating is necessary, since we need to relearn a way to present ourselves by asking, questioning. Dialogue is the most classic artistic form of philosophy. Nietzsche retakes the dialogue as a philosophical tool not to make an idea triumph, but to show a willingness to think, to insinuate answers. To recognize the windings of any orientation. Finally, hesitation is an expression of  a different human formation.   KEYWORDS: Hesitation

  9. JUSTICIA TRANSICIONAL: DERECHO A LA VERDAD COMO CONSTRUCCIÓN DE FUTUROS

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    Aura María Echeverría

    2016-08-01

    Full Text Available El presente artículo hace parte del proyecto de investigación que tiene como objeto determinar la eficacia de las leyes que establecen la justicia transicional en Colombia, particularmente en algunos casos ocurridos en el departamento de Bolívar entre los años 1999 y 2001. Y dentro de los objetivos específicos del trabajo se propone conocer cada uno de los derechos correlacionales a la justicia transicional: verdad, justicia y reparación. En particular, el presente artículo es un avance del citado proyecto de investigación gira en torno a plantear que el conocer la verdad, vista ésta como construcción de la memoria histórica, puede facilitar los procesos de conciencia, colectividad, la sensibilización y el apoyo, hacia las víctimas y así la posibilidad de la reconciliación y de la construcción de paz en Colombia. El texto propone la siguiente estructura: i definir lo que en el presente trabajo se debe entender como verdad, ya que es un concepto con varias acepciones y significados, ii establecer como se relaciona la divulgación de esa memoria histórica con la construcción de futuro y transformación del conflicto en un contexto de complejidad creciente; iii Posteriormente, plantear como se puede convertir esta en la base de un proceso de transformación del conflicto.

  10. Una manera de nombrar el deseo en Toda esa gran verdad

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    List Reyes, Mauricio

    2011-01-01

    Este artículo analiza la novela Toda esa gran verdad (2006) del mexicano Eduardo Montagner. El artículo centra su atención en el tema de la sexualidad, particularmente la del personaje principal. La idea es reflexionar acerca de formas disidentes de la sexualidad que rompen con las maneras normativas y que son sancionadas socialmente. En este caso en particular, unas botas de hule son el centro de la atención de un joven de una comunidad rural que dice estar enamorado del dueño de dicho calza...

  11. ESSÊNCIA E VERDADE: DUAS CATEGORIAS DO MÉTODO EM MARX

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    Ranieri Carli

    2011-05-01

    Full Text Available O presente artigo pretende estudar alguns dos aspectos do método de Marx,especialmente o tratamento dado a duas categorias: essência e verdade. Herdeiro datradição racionalista, Marx mantém em seu aparato categorial tanto a essência quanto averdade, ambas entrelaçadas uma à outra. Na mesma medida, será nosso intento atentarpara a peculiaridade do tratamento legado por Marx a essas duas categorias, tendo emconta as especificidades do materialismo de sua concepção teórica.

  12. Development of flameless combustion; Desarrollo de la combustion sin flama

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    Flores Sauceda, M. Leonardo; Cervantes de Gortari, Jaime Gonzalo [Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico, D.F. (Mexico)]. E-mail: 8344afc@prodigy.net.mx; jgonzalo@servidor.unam.mx

    2010-11-15

    The paper intends contribute to global warming mitigation joint effort that develops technologies to capture the CO{sub 2} produced by fossil fuels combustion and to reduce emission of other greenhouse gases like the NO{sub x}. After reviewing existing combustion bibliography is pointed out that (a) touches only partial aspects of the collective system composed by Combustion-Heat transfer process-Environment, whose interactions are our primary interest and (b) most specialists think there is not yet a clearly winning technology for CO{sub 2} capture and storage. In this paper the study of combustion is focused as integrated in the aforementioned collective system where application of flameless combustion, using oxidant preheated in heat regenerators and fluent gas recirculation into combustion chamber plus appropriated heat and mass balances, simultaneously results in energy saving and environmental impact reduction. [Spanish] El trabajo pretende contribuir al esfuerzo conjunto de mitigacion del calentamiento global que aporta tecnologias para capturar el CO{sub 2} producido por la combustion de combustibles fosiles y para disminuir la emision de otros gases invernadero como NOx. De revision bibliografica sobre combustion se concluye que (a) trata aspectos parciales del sistema compuesto por combustion-proceso de trasferencia de calor-ambiente, cuyas interacciones son nuestro principal interes (b) la mayoria de especialistas considera no hay todavia una tecnologia claramente superior a las demas para captura y almacenaje de CO{sub 2}. Se estudia la combustion como parte integrante del mencionado sistema conjunto, donde la aplicacion de combustion sin flama, empleando oxidante precalentado mediante regeneradores de calor y recirculacion de gases efluentes ademas de los balances de masa y energia adecuados, permite tener simultaneamente ahorros energeticos e impacto ambiental reducido.

  13. Jogos de linguagem/jogos de verdade: de Wittgenstein a Foucault

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    Elza Ibrahim

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available El artículo trae a discusión la cuestión de la constitución del sujeto a través de los juegos de verdad y de los juegos de lenguaje, problematizados, respectivamente, por Michel Foucault y Ludwig Wittgenstein, teniendo como hilo conductor las implica - ciones del lenguaje en las prácticas que realizadas en un hospital psiquiátrico-penal con pacientes inimputables. Para ello, presentamos la visión objetivista de realidad y del lenguaje figurativo, en lugar del punto de vista constructivista de la realidad y del lenguaje pragmático. De acuerdo con este último punto de vista, la realidad es producida por el lenguaje a través de juegos de lenguaje, históricamente contextua - lizadas. Por lo tanto, estaríamos hablando de sujetos únicos, y no del sujeto trascen - dental. En este contexto, traemos a la discusión la noción de verdad problematizada por Foucault como un campo de potencial. Para él, es tan sólo en la contingencia de la historia que se constituye el sujeto: como el lenguaje, él es producto de múltiples prácticas sociales.

  14. Verdad sublime y madre asesina en Christine V., versión de Marguerite Duras

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    Juliana González Holguín

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    Full Text Available Todo relato es ficción, versión y, así mismo, verdad, bajo una u otra concepción de la misma, es decir, desde una perspectiva que se enfoca según la intención y la subjetividad de uno o más actores, de uno o más narradores. El texto de Marguerite Duras intitulado Sublime forcément sublime Christine V. involucra, por su contenido y su contexto, varias versiones que contrastan y se interrogan entre sí. La escritora se posiciona de tal manera que, a través de recursos propios del oficio literario, desentraña una verdad que puede no ajustarse a la realidad o al saber, pero que nos enfrenta a los límites de lo pulsional y lo ominoso.

  15. Esperando una Respuesta:El desordenado proceso de buscar la verdad.

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    Susan Haack

    2009-05-01

    Full Text Available Hace algunos años oí a mi Decano, formado en física, expresar su malestar con la sugerencia de que la declaración de la misión del College of Arts and Sciences incluyera la frase “interés por la verdad”. La palabra pone nerviosa a la gente, advirtió, y los obligaa preguntar “¿la ‘verdad’ de quién?”. Un colega sociólogo, respaldando las aprensiones del Decano, señaló que aunque, por supuesto, sus investigaciones hacen avanzar el conocimiento, él no está interesado en la “verdad”. Algunos de nosotros señalamos que, a menos que las conclusiones sean verdaderas, no son realmente conocimiento, sólo pretendido conocimiento; e hice lo mejor que pude para explicar que del hecho que la gente disienta acerca de lo que es la verdad no se infiere que la verdad sea relativa a las perspectivas. Pero en su momento el Plan Estratégico del College especificaba innovaciones curriculares requeridas por las “preguntas fundamentales” que han surgido “acerca de las presuntas universalidad y objetividad de la ‘verdad’ “.

  16. Combustion engineering

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    Ragland, Kenneth W

    2011-01-01

    Introduction to Combustion Engineering The Nature of Combustion Combustion Emissions Global Climate Change Sustainability World Energy Production Structure of the Book   Section I: Basic Concepts Fuels Gaseous Fuels Liquid Fuels Solid Fuels Problems Thermodynamics of Combustion Review of First Law Concepts Properties of Mixtures Combustion StoichiometryChemical EnergyChemical EquilibriumAdiabatic Flame TemperatureChemical Kinetics of CombustionElementary ReactionsChain ReactionsGlobal ReactionsNitric Oxide KineticsReactions at a Solid SurfaceProblemsReferences  Section II: Combustion of Gaseous and Vaporized FuelsFlamesLaminar Premixed FlamesLaminar Flame TheoryTurbulent Premixed FlamesExplosion LimitsDiffusion FlamesGas-Fired Furnaces and BoilersEnergy Balance and EfficiencyFuel SubstitutionResidential Gas BurnersIndustrial Gas BurnersUtility Gas BurnersLow Swirl Gas BurnersPremixed-Charge Engine CombustionIntroduction to the Spark Ignition EngineEngine EfficiencyOne-Zone Model of Combustion in a Piston-...

  17. Entre el saber y la verdad,el enigma del sujeto.

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    Luz Stella Alzate.

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    Full Text Available El presente texto constituye un intento de dimensionar la posición del sujeto tanto para la filosofía como papa el psicoanálisis, como un ser estructuralmente escindido. Esto es, como un ser constituido a partir de una división estructural entre el saber y la verdad, en medio de los cuales se prefiguran el mito y el enigma como estructuras discursivas. Partiendo de esta división, se hace un breve análisis de la tragedia de Medea, de Eurípides, de la cual se obtienen algunos elementos para ilustrar la posición de algunas mujeres en lo que respecta al fenómeno de la violencia intrafamiliar.

  18. Una manera de nombrar el deseo en Toda esa gran verdad

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    Mauricio List

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo analiza la novela Toda esa gran verdad (2006 del mexicano Eduardo Montagner. El artículo centra su atención en el tema de la sexualidad, particularmente la del personaje principal. La idea es reflexionar acerca de formas disidentes de la sexualidad que rompen con las maneras normativas y que son sancionadas socialmente. En este caso en particular, unas botas de hule son el centro de la atención de un joven de una comunidad rural que dice estar enamorado del dueño de dicho calzado. Él va aprendiendo que un sujeto fetichista requiere de su objeto para disfrutar del placer erótico.

  19. La comunicación: entre la verdad y la mentira

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    Alfredo Mason

    2011-06-01

    Full Text Available La transformación de los medios de comunicación en factores de poder es acompañada con la aparición de una metodología para construir una realidad ficcional, como herramienta de manipulación y construcción de un discurso hegemónico cuyo objetivo es el control social. La comunicación de la verdad pierde su sentido ético y se transforma en mercadería, donde la espectacularización del mensaje ocupa el lugar del valor del contenido.El discurso hegemónico se contrapone con un sistema democrático de gobierno, este último requiere la aparición de una pluralidad de información que permita a la opinión pública decidir libremente.

  20. JOGO DA VERDADE QUÍMICO: UMA NOVA METODOLOGIA PARA O ENSINO DE TERMODINÂMICA

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    2011-02-01

    Full Text Available Com os novos avanços científicos e tecnológicos, o Ensino de Ciências, sobretudo de Química, tem sentido cada vez mais a necessidade de utilizar novas técnicas de ensino. A utilização das atividades lúdicas no ensino de ciências pode suprir estas necessidades contribuindo para uma mudança no ensino tradicional, tornando-o mais dinâmico, interativo, atrativo e interessante. Com base nisto, em nossa pesquisa, nos propomos desenvolver um jogo intitulado: Jogo Da Verdade Químico, a fim de facilitar o processo ensino-aprendizagem e avaliar o aprendizado em relação aos conceitos de Termodinâmica.

  1. Subjetividade e verdade no último Foucault Subjectivity and truth in the late Foucault

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    Cesar Candiotto

    2008-01-01

    Full Text Available A constituição do sujeito na investigação do último Foucault geralmente é conhecida pela perspectiva de sua estética da existência. Tal abordagem deve-se sobremaneira à leitura dos dois últimos volumes de Histoire de la sexualité (1984. No entanto, o presente artigo aponta que nos cursos no Collège de France intitulados Subjectivité et verité (1981 e L'herméneutique du sujet (1982 outra leitura pode ser elaborada. A relação entre subjetividade e verdade evidencia-se como central em seu pensamento e seus desdobramentos são apresentados a partir das diferenças estabelecidas entre filosofia e espiritualidade, das articulações entre cuidado de si e conhecimento de si, conhecimentos úteis e inúteis, cuidado de si e conversão a si, ascese e verdade.The constitution of the subject in the investigation of the late Foucault is generally dealt with through the perspective of his aesthetics of existence. Such approach is mainly due to the reading of the two last volumes of The History of Sexuality (1984. However, the present article points out that in his Collège de France courses entitled Subjectivity and Truth (1981 and The Hermeneutics of the Subject (1982, a different reading can be elaborated. The relation between subjectivity and truth is evidently central in his thinking and its developments are presented from the differences established between philosophy and spirituality, from the articulations between care of the self and knowledge of the self, useful knowledge and useless knowledge, care of the self and conversion to the self, asceticism and truth.

  2. ¿Buen sexo o sexo de verdad? Perspectivas sobre la regulación del género

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    2013-01-01

    La medicalización de conductas no acordes con nociones binarias y estereotipadas de la identidad de género y la sexualidad produce una serie de categorías patologizantes, como la ―disforia de género‖, la ―transexualidad‖ o el ―transvestismo‖, que operan como proveedo-ras de cuidado mediante la producción de la ‗verdad‘ del género y el ―sexo‖. Tras examinar el proceso de institucionalización y medicalización de la identidad de género de la última década en España, en este artículo consideraré ...

  3. Combustion physics

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    Jones, A. R.

    1985-11-01

    Over 90% of our energy comes from combustion. By the year 2000 the figure will still be 80%, even allowing for nuclear and alternative energy sources. There are many familiar examples of combustion use, both domestic and industrial. These range from the Bunsen burner to large flares, from small combustion chambers, such as those in car engines, to industrial furnaces for steel manufacture or the generation of megawatts of electricity. There are also fires and explosions. The bountiful energy release from combustion, however, brings its problems, prominent among which are diminishing fuel resources and pollution. Combustion science is directed towards finding ways of improving efficiency and reducing pollution. One may ask, since combustion is a chemical reaction, why physics is involved: the answer is in three parts. First, chemicals cannot react unless they come together. In most flames the fuel and air are initially separate. The chemical reaction in the gas phase is very fast compared with the rate of mixing. Thus, once the fuel and air are mixed the reaction can be considered to occur instantaneously and fluid mechanics limits the rate of burning. Secondly, thermodynamics and heat transfer determine the thermal properties of the combustion products. Heat transfer also plays a role by preheating the reactants and is essential to extracting useful work. Fluid mechanics is relevant if work is to be performed directly, as in a turbine. Finally, physical methods, including electric probes, acoustics, optics, spectroscopy and pyrometry, are used to examine flames. The article is concerned mainly with how physics is used to improve the efficiency of combustion.

  4. Hablar desde el silencio: El silencio como verdad en las narrativas de mujeres sobrevivientes

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    Karin Davidovich

    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available A partir del estudio de testimonios y entrevistas personales con ex detenidas-desaparecidas de la última dictadura militar en Argentina sostengo que, si bien todos los testimonios del horror están impregnados por la presencia del silencio, los testimonios de sobrevivientes argentinas que comienzan a surgir masivamente desde los  noventa contienen dos aspectos fundamentales que los distinguen de otros. El primero es que sugieren una diferencia importante entre dos tipos de silencio, uno mudo y el otro elocuente.  Y el segundo es que llaman a un interlocutor capaz de escuchar sus silencios elocuentes. De este modo los silencios en estas narrativas testimoniales no encubren una verdad, sino que son ellos mismos la verdad. La mujeres asociadas históricamente con el silencio, se presentan como las indicadas para hacer de este no lo opuesto al lenguaje, sino el lenguaje mismo como lenguaje del trauma, invitándonos a leer el silencio, a descifrarlo, a leer más allá de las palabras, a entrenar el oído para escuchar "los indicios" de la verdad, aceptando la imposibilidad de capturar el significado de estas experiencias del horror en su totalidad. Sin embargo, esta imposibilidad no implica una parálisis, un  punto final, sino que llama a la necesidad de “trabajar” ese silencio, agregándole valor, con el fin de transformar tanto la identidad de la víctima como la de la sociedad misma, creando oyentes empáticos y nuevos modos de ciudadanía Through the study of testimonial texts and personal interviews of women survivors of the last dictatorship in Argentina, I argue that while all testimonies of horror are permeated by the presence of silence, women’s testimonial productions from the nineties present two important aspects that differentiate them from other testimonies. The first one is that they suggest a difference between two types of silences in their narratives, one that is mute and another one that is eloquent. The second aspect

  5. O DIREITO À MEMÓRIA E À VERDADE NO BRASIL PÓS-DITADURA CIVIL-MILITAR

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    Carlos Artur Gallo

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available O presente estudo analisa em que consiste, como surge e quais as possibilidades de concretização do “direito à memória e à verdade” na realidade brasileira. Concebido como mecanismo de reconciliação das sociedades que tenham passado por experiências traumáticas (assim chamadas em virtude da reiterada violação aos direitos humanos que foi consumada nas mesmas, este direito consiste, basicamente, no resgate da memória e da verdade dos fatos referentes às trajetórias daqueles que foram perseguidos e/ou mortos pelo regime autoritário vigente. No caso brasileiro, verifica-se que a memória e a verdade enquanto direitos tem sido pouco a pouco melhor tratadas, contudo, segue-se enfrentando sérios obstáculos à sua efetivação.

  6. Notas sobre o escândalo e o cinismo de Manet

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    Tereza Calomeni

    2013-10-01

    Full Text Available Em 1971, Foucault profere, em Túnis, uma conferência sobre a pintura de Manet. Em 1984, em A coragem da verdade, último curso oferecido no Collège de France, analisando o cinismo como expressão da parresia, novamente se refere ao pintor ao relacionar arte moderna e cinismo. A partir dos dois textos, o artigo reflete sobre o escândalo de Olympia, uma das treze telas examinadas na conferência, e a relação, estabelecida no curso, entre arte moderna e cinismo.

  7. O impulso formativo do pensamento crítico: racionalidade, verdade e constelação.

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    Mauricio João Farinon

    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available http://dx.doi.org/10.5902/1984644414823O ensaio analisa a concepção de pensamento e subjetividade em Theodor Adorno, indicando os desafios educacionais que surgem dessa concepção. Defende uma concepção de verdade definida na dinamicidade histórica. A contraposição entre conhecimento e procedimento, as noções de evidência, constelação e conteúdo de verdade, são decisivas para caracterizar o pensamento pós-metafísico e indicar os desafios na formação do sujeito segundo Adorno. Quando o conhecimento perde seu lugar pelo ideal de procedimento eficaz, ocorre o retardo da consciência, e a força do sujeito é abalada. A possível condição para reverter tal caracterização é admitir a ausência de evidência como impulso ao esclarecimento. Neste ponto é que se situa a noção de constelação e conteúdo de verdade e o impulso formativo do pensamento crítico.

  8. Biofuels combustion.

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    Westbrook, Charles K

    2013-01-01

    This review describes major features of current research in renewable fuels derived from plants and from fatty acids. Recent and ongoing fundamental studies of biofuel molecular structure, oxidation reactions, and biofuel chemical properties are reviewed, in addition to combustion applications of biofuels in the major types of engines in which biofuels are used. Biofuels and their combustion are compared with combustion features of conventional petroleum-based fuels. Two main classes of biofuels are described, those consisting of small, primarily alcohol, fuels (particularly ethanol, n-butanol, and iso-pentanol) that are used primarily to replace or supplement gasoline and those derived from fatty acids and used primarily to replace or supplement conventional diesel fuels. Research efforts on so-called second- and third-generation biofuels are discussed briefly.

  9. El cardo, el ave y la verdad. Entrevista con el pintor Antonio López

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    Jean-Philippe Peynot

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available Antonio López es reconocido como uno de los más grandes pintores actuales por numerosas instituciones y por un público muy amplio. Al escoger pintar su entorno más cercano, de manera realista y sin imponer siquiera un estilo, supo que su camino sería difícil y solitario, lejos de los críticos de arte, curadores, galeristas y otros actores de la escena contemporánea. De la fidelidad de su mirada nació una obra, y de esta obra nació el pintor, que nos habla en esta entrevista, al horizonte de una verdad. Entre otros reconocimientos Antonio López recibió el Premio Príncipe de Asturias de las Artes en 1985 y el Premio Velázquez de Artes Plásticas en 2006.

  10. Dr. Antonio María Béguez César (1895-1975: del plagio a la verdad histórica

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    María Antonia Peña Sánchez

    2014-05-01

    Full Text Available En este artículo se ofrecen evidencias documentales que fundamentan la verdad histórica de la precedencia del Dr. Antonio María Béguez César en el descubrimiento de la neutropenia crónica maligna familiar con granulaciones atípicas de los leucocitos, comúnmente divulgada como síndrome de Chédiak-Higashi; razón por la cual los aportes del médico cubano resultan prácticamente invisibles para la comunidad científica nacional y extranjera, y para el pueblo al que tanto sirvió. El actual documento forma parte del Proyecto Ramal, con el objetivo de proporcionar una mayor visibilidad a la vida y obra del ilustre pediatra santiaguero, quien describió el cuadro clínico de una enfermedad hasta entonces desconocida, pero luego divulgada de muy diversas maneras para confundir a la comunidad científica en cuanto a su legítimo autor. Del mismo modo se presentan fragmentos de la información publicada sobre el hallazgo, así como bibliografía actualizada, novedosa y fidedigna respecto a tan importante y controvertido asunto. Por último, se abordan otros aspectos personales y profesionales del Dr. Béguez César -- considerado como el Padre de la Pediatría en las provincias orientales de Cuba --, cuyos extraordinarios méritos le hacen acreedor de figurar perpetuamente entre las personalidades insignes de la ciencia cubana

  11. Voces [en la cabeza]: espacialidad, mediaciones teletecnológicas y las verdades caleidoscópicas en el proceso de Justicia y Paz en Colombia

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    Alejandro Castillejo-Cuéllar

    2013-03-01

    Full Text Available Este texto explora —en el contexto del proceso instaurado por la puesta en marcha de la llamada Ley de Justicia y Paz en Colombia, encargada de administrar “la reincorporación de miembros de grupos armados organizados al margen de la ley”— un espacio legal concreto en el que miembros desmovilizados de las Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia confiesan los actos delictivos que realizaron durante su “pertenencia” al grupo ante un Fiscal Especial de Justicia y Paz. A esta diligencia se le llama técnicamente audiencia de versión libre. Este documento hace parte de una investigación más amplia realizada en diferentes escenarios nacionales sobre lo que llamaría los espacios de la ley, particularmente, en el contexto de la aplicación de leyes transicionales. Así, el documento se concentra, primero, en lo que llamaría una antropología de la ley y la cotidianidad, para mostrar algunos de los elementos que definen la puesta en escena de la versión libre. Segundo, en dicha cotidianidad, pero en el caso específico de seres queridos que usan el proceso de Justicia y Paz para encontrar a sus parientes desaparecidos. Este proceso, donde se vinculan mediaciones auditivas, visuales y orales, produce lo que llamo “verdades caleidoscópicas”, donde fragmentos de historias, lugares y hechos son “unificados” a veces de manera precaria, para formar una imagen del pasado.

  12. A coisificação do “eu” e a personificação da “coisa” nas redes sociais: verdades e mentiras na formação das estruturas de identidades

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    Jefferson Cabral Azevedo

    2012-04-01

    Full Text Available O presente artigo tem como finalidade discorrer sobre os aspectos formadores das identidades e suas relações no mundo não-virtual, o que caracteriza a formação de falsas personalidades, ou identidades, para permitir aceitação nas Redes Sociais. Esse fenômeno afeta um grande número de pessoas devido a sua rápida propagação, causando incerteza sobre o que é mentira ou verdade nas relações virtuais. Nesse espaço virtual ocorre uma coisificação do EU e uma personificação da COISA. Aos traços das falsas identidades também se dão no nível psicológico, podendo, inclusive, ser analisados sob o ponto de vista psicanalítico, sociológico, filosófico e, até certo ponto, criminal, evidenciando as estruturas de personalidades desviantes.

  13. A verdade como um exército de metáforas. Entre o dogmático e o estético em religião e literatura.

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    Flávio Augusto Senra Ribeiro

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    Full Text Available Em 1873, Nietzsche dita a seu amigo Gusdorff o opúsculo Über Warhrheit und Lüge im auzsermoralischen Sinn. O texto versa sobre o tema que nesta comunicação se pretende abordar, a saber, sobre o limite do conhecimento sob a original afirmação da verdade como exército de metáforas. Esse novo limite delineia o horizonte para certa indagação sobre o perfil do conhecimento dogmático e o do conhecimento estético no confronto entre religião e literatura. Inicialmente, o texto irá apresentar a crítica de Nietzsche à abordagem metafísica, na qual se estrutura o fenômeno linguagem, particularmente entendido como gramática, ou seja, um tipo de metafísica popular. Em seguida, a comunicação procurará descrever a proposta de superação do conceito em sua formulação metafísica por uma compreensão estética. Por fim, caberá uma provocação, em chave de leitura “pós-moderna” sobre a possível ressignificação do saber estético em religião e literatura. A questão que aqui se apresenta está posta ao modo de uma aproximação, talvez um ensaio que exigirá, seguramente, aprofundamentos futuros.

  14. Tubular combustion

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    Ishizuka, Satoru

    2014-01-01

    Tubular combustors are cylindrical tubes where flame ignition and propagation occur in a spatially confined, highly controlled environment, in a nearly flat, elongated geometry. This allows for some unique advantages where extremely even heat dispersion is required over a large surface while still maintaining fuel efficiency. Tubular combustors also allow for easy flexibility in type of fuel source, allowing for quick changeover to meet various needs and changing fuel pricing. This new addition to the MP sustainable energy series will provide the most up-to-date research on tubular combustion--some of it only now coming out of private proprietary protection. Plentiful examples of current applications along with a good explanation of background theory will offer readers an invaluable guide on this promising energy technology. Highlights include: * An introduction to the theory of tubular flames * The "how to" of maintaining stability of tubular flames through continuous combustion * Examples of both small-scal...

  15. Efecto sobre la reacción de oxígeno de la forma y la microestructura del contacto electrodo-electrolito de electrodos a difusión interna en Celdas de Combustible de Óxido Sólido (SOFC

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    Jiménez, R.

    1999-12-01

    Full Text Available In this work we have studied the elemental electrode shape and electrode - electrolyte contact microstructure influence of Internal diffusion (ID gas electrode in solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC. First the influence over the electrolyte effective resistance is studied. Then the influence of the shape of the elemental contact grain of ID electrode is also studied. Finally the influence of the electrode - electrolyte contact microstructure in the electrode response for a pure diffuse control is modelled. From the obtained results, conclusions on the contact microstructure and electrode shape influence over the oxygen reaction of this kind of gas electrodes are commented.

    En este trabajo, se estudia la influencia de la forma del electrodo elemental y la microestructura del contacto electrodo-electrolito, del electrodo de gas a difusión interna en celdas de combustible de óxido sólido (SOFC. Se determina la influencia de la microestructura del contacto electrodo electrolito sobre la resistencia efectiva del electrolito, la influencia de la forma del contacto de un grano elemental de un electrodo poroso suponiendo que sea aproximadamente una semiesfera sobre la reacción del electrodo y finalmente la influencia de la microestructura del contacto electrodo - electrolito en la respuesta a un control difusivo puro del electrodo. De los resultados obtenidos se pueden extraer conclusiones sobre la influencia de la microestructura del contacto y forma del electrodo en la reacción de oxígeno en este tipo de electrodos de gas.

  16. MITOS Y LEYENDAS SOBRE LOS JUEGOS DE ROL

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    Rocío Tizón

    2010-11-01

    Full Text Available Los juegos de rol aparecen en la década de los años 70 en Estados Unidos, creados por Gary Gigax y Dave Arneson, padres del ya famoso Dragones & Mazmorras. No obstante, fueron pocos los años de tranquilidad, ya que en su país natal se le consideró culpable de promover el suicidio de varios adolescentes que habían sido jugadores de Dragones & Mazmorras. Los engaños de la información y los prejuicios de las noticias sobre estos juegos de rol provocaron que varias personas se interesaran por este fenómeno, analizando dichos mitos y comprobando la verdad de estos rumores. Uno de estos estudiosos fue William Watson, creador de la página web The Inquirer, en la que se dedica a desmontar estos y otros tópicos sobre juegos de rol.

  17. Advanced Combustion

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    Holcomb, Gordon R. [NETL

    2013-03-11

    The activity reported in this presentation is to provide the mechanical and physical property information needed to allow rational design, development and/or choice of alloys, manufacturing approaches, and environmental exposure and component life models to enable oxy-fuel combustion boilers to operate at Ultra-Supercritical (up to 650{degrees}C & between 22-30 MPa) and/or Advanced Ultra-Supercritical conditions (760{degrees}C & 35 MPa).

  18. Estudio de la deposición de catalizador sobre membranas de intercambio protónico basadas en líquidos iónicos polimerizados para su aplicación en pilas de combustible

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    Herrero Rozas, Luis Alberto

    2017-01-01

    RESUMEN: Debido al aumento de la población mundial y a los problemas asociados al cambio climático se están desarrollando nuevas fuentes de energía más sostenibles. Crabtree y cols (2006) propusieron un modelo energético basado en la producción de hidrógeno a partir de energías renovables y su almacenamiento para su posterior uso. En este modelo energético las pilas de combustible juegan un papel fundamental al ser las generadoras de energía eléctrica. Una pila de combustible es un dispos...

  19. O DIREITO À MEMÓRIA E À VERDADE NO BRASIL PÓS-DITADURA CIVIL-MILITAR

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    Carlos Artur Gallo

    2010-01-01

    O presente estudo analisa em que consiste, como surge e quais as possibilidades de concretização do “direito à memória e à verdade” na realidade brasileira. Concebido como mecanismo de reconciliação das sociedades que tenham passado por experiências traumáticas (assim chamadas em virtude da reiterada violação aos direitos humanos que foi consumada nas mesmas), este direito consiste, basicamente, no resgate da memória e da verdade dos fatos referentes às trajetórias daqueles que foram persegui...

  20. Una verdad "incómoda"… que es preciso difundir y frente a la que hay que actuar urgentemente

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    Educadores por la Sostenibilidad

    2007-04-01

    Full Text Available Al Gore será recordado, muy probablemente, no tanto por haber sido vicepresidente de EEUU junto a Bill Cinton o por perder la presidencia frente a George Bush (pese a haber obtenido más votos, sino por sus preocupaciones en torno a la degradación del medio ambiente y la supervivencia de la especie humana que le han llevado recientemente, en particular, a difundir “An inconvenient truth” (una verdad incómoda: la gravedad de un cambio climático ya en marcha, sus causas y la necesidad de hacerle frente con la mayor urgencia

  1. Žižek AVEC HABERMAS: EL PROBLEMA DE LA VERDAD Y LA IDEOLOGÍA

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    Ricardo Camargo Brito

    2010-01-01

    La tesis principal de este trabajo sostiene que la noción lacaniana de “lo real” o “reprimido primordial”, reformulada por Žižek, resituaría los límites teóricos de la acción comunicativa de Habermas y, al mismo tiempo, permitiría acuñar una verdad hipotética, pero de todas formas universal, indispensable para una nueva crítica ideológica.

  2. Estimando a necessidade: os oráculos de ifá e a verdade em Havana

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    Martin Holbraad

    2003-10-01

    Full Text Available O objeto deste artigo é o conceito de verdade tal como se articula no oráculo de Ifá cubano; seu objetivo é ilustrar a fecundidade de um "método ontográfico" que procure mapear as premissas ontológicas do discurso nativo por meio da produção de conceitos que, não sendo os conceitos nativos eles mesmos, constituam equivalentes aproximados destes. Enfatizando a afirmação dos praticantes de que o Ifá é infalível, propõe-se que os vereditos divinatórios devem ser entendidos como verdades necessárias, isto é, como enunciados que não poderiam não ser verdadeiros. Em seguida, mostrando que, do ponto de vista das concepções comuns de verdade, a necessidade modal dos oráculos só pode parecer um absurdo dogmático, procura-se avançar uma conceitualização alternativa que concorde com as convicções dos informantes, examinando um complexo de conceitos e práticas associados ao oráculo a fim de avaliar as premissas que garantem a verdade e sua emergência na prática do Ifá.This article analyzes the concept of truth as employed by Ifá oracles in Cuba; its aim is to illustrate the fertility of an 'ontographic method' dedicated to mapping the ontological premises of native discourse through the production of concepts which, while not the native concepts themselves, comprise close equivalents to them. Emphasizing practitioners claims that the Ifá is infallible, it is proposed that divinatory verdicts should be understood as necessary truths, that is, as statements which cannot not be true. Then, after showing that from the viewpoint of common place conceptions of truth, the modal necessity of oracles can only appear a dogmatic absurdity, I propose an alternative conceptualization which agrees with the convictions of informants. This involves examining a complex of concepts and practices linked to the oracle in order to evaluate the premises which ensure truth and its emergence in Ifá practice.

  3. Skinner e Feyerabend sobre o Método e o Papel da Ciência em uma Sociedade Livre

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    Rocha, César Antonio Alves da

    2017-01-01

    Resumo Da obra de B. F. Skinner fazem parte preocupações de ordem epistemológica, encerrando discussões sobre metodologia e critérios de verdade, e outras de ordem política e social, concernentes à relação entre ciência e sociedade. De um discurso, em alguns aspectos, coincidentes com uma forma de positivismo, Skinner passou a crítico de tendências puramente formalistas sobre o método científico, e de uma defesa do gerenciamento da sociedade por especialistas, passou a uma crítica à centraliz...

  4. Verdad absoluta desde el libro del Éxodo: el nombre divino

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    Andrés Ferrada Moreira

    2008-01-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo pretende iluminar el significado del nombre divino 'ehyé 'aser 'ehyé (Seré el que seré; Ex 3, 14, para ejemplarizar en qué sentido el libro del Éxodo (y tal vez el grueso del Antiguo Testamento afirma algunas verdades con pretensión de absoluto. Para el lector de nuestros tiempos, Seré el que seré resulta problemático, no solo por su formulación enigmática, cuyo sentido no entiende a cabalidad; sino también porque culturalmente pierden valor, cada vez con mayor fuerza, las proposiciones que se postulan como absolutas. La interpretación existencial del nombre de Dios, que se propone, resuelve el enigma: Seré el que seré designa el compromiso divino injustificado de su presencia a favor de su pueblo. El sentido absoluto de esta afirmación coincide con el de otras importantes afirmaciones teológicas del libro del Éxodo: no pretenden anular la esfera histórica de la existencia, particularmente la libertad humana y su contingencia, sino al contrario muestran su valor y le aportan su fundamento de origen, sentido y dirección.The author of thiis article intends to provide insight into the meaning of the divine ñame 'ehyé 'áser 'ehyé (I will be whom will be; Ex 3,14, in order to exemplify in what sense the book of Exodus (and, perhaps, the greater part of the Oíd Testament affirms certain truths with the intention of absoluteness. For the reader of our own times, I will be whom I will be turns out to be problematic, not only for its enigmatic formation, whose meaning is not fully captured, but also because, culturally, the propositions formulated as absolutes lose in an ever greater degree their valué. The existential interpretation of the ñame of God, which the author proposes, resolves the enigma: I will be whom will be designates the unjustified divine commitment of His presence in favor of His people. The absolute sense of this affirmation coincides with that of other important theological affirmations of

  5. Alternate fuels; Combustibles alternos

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    Romero Paredes R, Hernando; Ambriz G, Juan Jose [Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana. Iztapalapa (Mexico)

    2003-07-01

    In the definition and description of alternate fuels we must center ourselves in those technological alternatives that allow to obtain compounds that differ from the traditional ones, in their forms to be obtained. In this article it is tried to give an overview of alternate fuels to the conventional derivatives of petroleum and that allow to have a clear idea on the tendencies of modern investigation and the technological developments that can be implemented in the short term. It is not pretended to include all the tendencies and developments of the present world, but those that can hit in a relatively short term, in accordance with agreed with the average life of conventional fuels. Nevertheless, most of the conversion principles are applicable to the spectrum of carbonaceous or cellulosic materials which are in nature, are cultivated or wastes of organic origin. Thus one will approach them in a successive way, the physical, chemical and biological conversions that can take place in a production process of an alternate fuel or the same direct use of the fuel such as burning the sweepings derived from the forests. [Spanish] En la definicion y descripcion de combustibles alternos nos debemos centrar en aquellas alternativas tecnologicas que permitan obtener compuestos que difieren de los tradicionales, al menos en sus formas de ser obtenidos. En este articulo se pretende dar un panorama de los combustibles alternos a los convencionales derivados del petroleo y que permita tener una idea clara sobre las tendencias de la investigacion moderna y los desarrollos tecnologicos que puedan ser implementados en el corto plazo. No se pretende abarcar todas las tendencias y desarrollos del mundo actual, sino aquellas que pueden impactar en un plazo relativamente corto, acordes con la vida media de los combustibles convencionales. Sin embargo, la mayor parte de los principios de conversion son aplicables al espectro de materiales carbonaceos o celulosicos los cuales se

  6. Modelagem da eletro-oxidação de etanol sobre catalisador PtSn/C aplicada a células a combustível de etanol direto do tipo membrana trocadora de prótons (DEPEMFC)

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    Piña, Renzo Fabricio Figueroa

    2014-01-01

    Tese (doutorado) - Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Centro Tecnológico, Programa de Pós-Graduação em Engenharia Mecânica, Florianópolis, 2014 Neste trabalho desenvolve-se a modelagem da reação eletroquímica de oxidação de etanol em células a combustível de etanol direto tipo PEM (DEPEMFC). O modelo da célula DEPEMFC considera a cinética de eletro-oxidação de etanol, o transporte de massa e a resistência elétrica dos diversos materiais que formam a célula a combustível. A reação elet...

  7. High Combustion Research Facility

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    Federal Laboratory Consortium — At NETL's High-Pressure Combustion Research Facility in Morgantown, WV, researchers can investigate new high-pressure, high-temperature hydrogen turbine combustion...

  8. Combustion Research Laboratory

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    Federal Laboratory Consortium — The Combustion Research Laboratory facilitates the development of new combustion systems or improves the operation of existing systems to meet the Army's mission for...

  9. Characterization of gold and nickel coating on AISI 304 stainless steel for use in the fabrication of current collector plates for fuel cells; Caracterizacion de recubrimientos de oro y niquel realizados sobre acero inoxidable AISI 304 para su empleo en la fabricacion de placas colectoras de corriente para celdas de combustible

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    Flores Hernandez, J. Roberto [Instituto de Investigaciones Electricas, Cuernavaca, Morelos (Mexico)] e-mail: jrflores@iie.org.mx; Aguilar Gama, M. Tulio [UNAM. Facultad de Quimica, Mexico D.F. (Mexico); Cano Castillo, Ulises; Albarran, Lorena [Instituto de Investigaciones Electricas, Cuernavaca, Morelos (Mexico); Olvera, J. Carlos; Orozco, German [CIDETEQ, Pedro Escobedo, Queretaro (Mexico)

    2009-09-15

    Among the different components that compose fuel cell technology (MEA, bipolar plates, seals, etc.) current collector plates play an important role in the good performance of fuel cells, since they collect all of the current generated and distribute it to the external circuit. Therefore, the most important properties that the current collector plates should have are excellent conductivity and good resistance to the corrosive conditions present in the fuel cell. This document presents results obtained during the nickel and gold electrodeposition process on AISI 304 stainless steel and the morphology and thickness of each coating, their adhesion, hardness and conductivity values. Finally, results obtained during some of the electrochemical tests performed on the coatings are shown. [Spanish] De los diferentes componentes que integran la tecnologia de celdas de combustible (MEA's, placas bipolares, sellos, etc.), las placas colectoras de corriente tienen un importante rol en el buen desempeno de la celdas de combustibles, ya que en estas placas se colecta toda la corriente generada y se distribuye al circuito externo. Debido a esto, las propiedades mas importantes que deben tener las placas colectaras de corriente son: excelente conductividad y buena resistencia a las condiciones corrosivas presentes en la celda de combustible. En este documento se presentan los resultados obtenidos en el proceso de electrodeposicion de niquel y oro sobre acero inoxidable AISI 304, asi como la morfologia y el espesor de cada recubrimiento, sus valores de adherencia, dureza y conductividad. Finalmente se muestran tambien los resultados obtenidos de algunas pruebas electroquimicas a los que fueron sometidos los recubrimientos.

  10. Combustion chemistry

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    Brown, N.J. [Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, CA (United States)

    1993-12-01

    This research is concerned with the development and use of sensitivity analysis tools to probe the response of dependent variables to model input variables. Sensitivity analysis is important at all levels of combustion modeling. This group`s research continues to be focused on elucidating the interrelationship between features in the underlying potential energy surface (obtained from ab initio quantum chemistry calculations) and their responses in the quantum dynamics, e.g., reactive transition probabilities, cross sections, and thermal rate coefficients. The goals of this research are: (i) to provide feedback information to quantum chemists in their potential surface refinement efforts, and (ii) to gain a better understanding of how various regions in the potential influence the dynamics. These investigations are carried out with the methodology of quantum functional sensitivity analysis (QFSA).

  11. Produção de verdade e processos de criminalização: Retificação do registro civil de pessoas trans no judiciário fluminense

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    Maria Luiza Rovaris Cidade

    2017-01-01

    Full Text Available El artículo tiene como objetivo promover la discusión de los procesos de criminali- zación de las experiencias de las personas trans por el análisis de sus procesos de rectificación de registro civil, desde la perspectiva de un cambio de nombre y sexo en el contexto del poder judicial en el estado de Río de Janeiro. Se propone articular las nociones no esencialistas y de auto-atribución de constitución de género, la pers - pectiva de Foucault de la racionalidad moderna política, la noción de individuo y su estatuto jurídico, y la concepción de los procesos de criminalización que se centran en diversas experiencias previstas en la normatividad de cierto pacto social. A partir de un enfoque metodológico para la cartografía, se convoca el discurso del disposi - tivo sobre la transexualidad en el contexto del Poder Judicial de Río de Janeiro para discutir los siguientes puntos: 1 la legalización de la vida a partir de la expansión de los poderes legales en las decisiones de todos los días; 2 identidades trans patoló- gicas y, finalmente, 3 la producción de verdades por expertos en los experimentos de identidad.

  12. Rotary combustion device

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    2008-01-01

    Rotary combustion device (1) with rotary combustion chamber (4). Specific measures are taken to provide ignition of a combustible mixture. It is proposed that a hollow tube be provided coaxially with the axis of rotation (6), so that a small part of the mixture is guided into the combustion chamber.

  13. Uma Comissão da Verdade no Brasil? Desafios e perspectivas para integrar direitos humanos e democracia

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    Raphael Neves

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo busca avaliar a criação da Comissão Nacional da Verdade no Brasil e o esforço desta para integrar direitos humanos e meios democráticos de apurar violações passadas. Primeiramente, ele tenta estabelecer uma visão normativa de acordo com a qual a Lei de Anistia de 1979 não é válida porque viola o que Rainer Forst chama de "direito básico à justificação". Além disso, revê e critica à fundamentação normativa das decisões da Corte Interamericana de Direitos Humanos, que recentemente condenou o Estado brasileiro. De acordo com a visão dessa corte, o único modo legítimo que um país tem de apurar violações de direitos humanos é via justiça criminal. Essa perspectiva, o artigo argumenta, é muito estreita e deve incluir também as comissões da verdade.This paper aims to evaluate the creation of the National Truth Commission in Brazil and its effort to integrate human rights and democratic means to account past violations. First, it tries to establish a normative view according to which the Amnesty Law enacted in 1979 is not valid because it violates what Rainer Forst calls a "basic right to justification". In addition it reviews and challenges the normative foundations of the decisions of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, which recently condemned the Brazilian state. According to the Court's view, the only legitimate way a country has to make violations of human rights accountable is by means of criminal justice. This perspective, the article argues, is too narrow and must include truth commissions as well.

  14. “Uma floresta tocada apenas por homens puros...” ou do que aprendemos com os discursos contemporâneos sobre a amazônia

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    Shaula Maíra Vicentini de Sampaio

    2012-01-01

    A presente tese reflete sobre uma rede discursiva a partir da qual são produzidas (e ensinadas) algumas verdades sobre a floresta amazônica, entre as quais está o entendimento de que as populações designadas tradicionais apresentam modos de habitar esse espaço e de se relacionar com a natureza dessa região considerados mais adequados e sustentáveis. Dessa forma, o argumento central que o estudo desenvolve é que a noção de sustentabilidade atua como um dispositivo estratégico na constituição e...

  15. Combustion 2000

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    A. Levasseur; S. Goodstine; J. Ruby; M. Nawaz; C. Senior; F. Robson; S. Lehman; W. Blecher; W. Fugard; A. Rao; A. Sarofim; P. Smith; D. Pershing; E. Eddings; M. Cremer; J. Hurley; G. Weber; M. Jones; M. Collings; D. Hajicek; A. Henderson; P. Klevan; D. Seery; B. Knight; R. Lessard; J. Sangiovanni; A. Dennis; C. Bird; W. Sutton; N. Bornstein; F. Cogswell; C. Randino; S. Gale; Mike Heap

    2001-06-30

    . To achieve these objectives requires a change from complete reliance of coal-fired systems on steam turbines (Rankine cycles) and moving forward to a combined cycle utilizing gas turbines (Brayton cycles) which offer the possibility of significantly greater efficiency. This is because gas turbine cycles operate at temperatures well beyond current steam cycles, allowing the working fluid (air) temperature to more closely approach that of the major energy source, the combustion of coal. In fact, a good figure of merit for a HIPPS design is just how much of the enthalpy from coal combustion is used by the gas turbine. The efficiency of a power cycle varies directly with the temperature of the working fluid and for contemporary gas turbines the optimal turbine inlet temperature is in the range of 2300-2500 F (1260-1371 C). These temperatures are beyond the working range of currently available alloys and are also in the range of the ash fusion temperature of most coals. These two sets of physical properties combine to produce the major engineering challenges for a HIPPS design. The UTRC team developed a design hierarchy to impose more rigor in our approach. Once the size of the plant had been determined by the choice of gas turbine and the matching steam turbine, the design process of the High Temperature Advanced Furnace (HITAF) moved ineluctably to a down-fired, slagging configuration. This design was based on two air heaters: one a high temperature slagging Radiative Air Heater (RAH) and a lower temperature, dry ash Convective Air Heater (CAH). The specific details of the air heaters are arrived at by an iterative sequence in the following order:-Starting from the overall Cycle requirements which set the limits for the combustion and heat transfer analysis-The available enthalpy determined the range of materials, ceramics or alloys, which could tolerate the temperatures-Structural Analysis of the designs proved to be the major limitation-Finally the commercialization

  16. Reduced NOX combustion method

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    Delano, M.A.

    1991-01-01

    This patent describes a method for combusting fuel and oxidant to achieve reduced formation of nitrogen oxides. It comprises: It comprises: heating a combustion zone to a temperature at least equal to 1500 degrees F.; injecting into the heated combustion zone a stream of oxidant at a velocity within the range of from 200 to 1070 feet per second; injecting into the combustion zone, spaced from the oxidant stream, a fuel stream at a velocity such that the ratio of oxidant stream velocity to fuel stream velocity does not exceed 20; aspirating combustion gases into the oxidant stream and thereafter intermixing the aspirated oxidant stream and fuel stream to form a combustible mixture; combusting the combustible mixture to produce combustion gases for the aspiration; and maintaining the fuel stream substantially free from contact with oxidant prior to the intermixture with aspirated oxidant

  17. Gasohol : un combustible limpio para Colombia

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    Ocampo González, Aquiles

    1998-01-01

    Se describe un estudio sobre las posibilidades reales que tiene Colombia de establecer un programa masivo para utilizar mezclas de etanol y gasolina como combustible automotor, teniendo en cuenta que la materia prima más probable deberá ser la caña de azúcar. Se discuten los efectos ambientales, socioeconómicos y técnicos de dicho programa.

  18. Hereditariedade e suscetibilidade à reabsorção radicular em Ortodontia não se fundamentam: erros metodológicos e interpretativos repetidamente publicados podem gerar falsas verdades. Análise crítica do trabalho de Al-Qawasmi et al.² sobre a predisposição genética à reabsorção radicular de natureza ortodôntica Heredity and susceptibility to radicular resorption in Odontology do not base: methodological and interpretative repeatedly published mistakes can generate false truths. Critical analysis of Al-Qawasmi work about genetics predisposition to radicular reabsorption of orthodontic kind

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    Alberto Consolaro

    2004-05-01

    Full Text Available O trabalho de Al-Qawasmi et al.², publicado em agosto de 2003 no periódico Journal of Dental Research, procurou estabelecer um gene candidato para a hereditariedade e predisposição genética nas reabsorções dentárias em Ortodontia, mas apresentou e repetiu algumas limitações metodológicas e equívocos na interpretação de seu trabalho anterior de março de 2003¹. Nas conclusões afirmam explicitamente que os achados são preliminares e sugestivos, necessitando de confirmação por meio de estudos adicionais. Os resultados são correlacionados fundamentando-se em dados de outros autores sobre síndromes ósseas associadas a reabsorções por substituição, cervicais externas e não com as reabsorções radiculares externas apicais induzidas ortodonticamente. O gene da reabsorção radicular externa apical relacionada a tratamentos ortodônticos não foi determinado e muito menos a sua natureza hereditária. Nem tampouco, a suscetibilidade à reabsorção radicular em Ortodontia foi detectada ou provada. O trabalho analisado e os demais relacionados com o mesmo tema não conseguiram comprovar suas hipóteses porque ignoram que o primeiro passo para a reabsorção radicular externa é a destruição da camada cementoblástica e isto apenas ocorre a partir da ação de fatores locais. Analisando criticamente estes trabalhos podemos afirmar que procurar o gene da reabsorção radicular e da suscetibilidade a partir de pesquisas em mediadores e células clásticas demonstra a falta de um conhecimento completo e amplo da etiopatogenia deste importante fenômeno biológico, imprescindível para o estabelecimento da premissa dos trabalhos.The study of Al-Qawasmi et al.² published in August 2003 on Journal of Dental Research, aimed to establish a candidate gene for heritability and genetic predisposition to external root resorption in orthodontic patients. This paper, however, presents and repeated some methodological faults and equivocated

  19. ¿Existe la verdad científica? Controversia histórica en torno al descubrimiento de Carlos J. Finlay ¿Scientific truth exist? Historic opinions about the discovery of Carlos J. Finlay

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    Rosa Luisa Aguirre del Busto

    2004-12-01

    Full Text Available Las autoras realizan el diseño de una simulación educativa en la asignatura Filosofía y Salud II, que forma parte del plan de estudios, del primer año, de las carreras de medicina, estomatología y enfermería, basada en el descubrimiento de Carlos J Finlay, sobre el agente transmisor de la fiebre Amarilla. Como resultado de una experiencia de trabajo a través de la Cátedra de Estudios CTS + I de la Universidad de la Habana, que propició el desarrollo del “Curso Experimental para la formación de docentes en el enfoque CTS”, realizado en el Campus Virtual de la OEI, se intenta reconstruir la polémica sobre el descubrimiento de Carlos J Finlay, y al mismo tiempo proporcionar herramientas teóricas en torno a la comprensión de la verdad científica como fenómeno social. Utilizando la metodología aprendida en el curso mencionado, se desarrolla el diseño de un “ Estudio de Caso Histórico”, que exige de una fundamentación, una guía didáctica, la contextualización de la controversia, definición de objetivos, identificación de actores y una serie de orientaciones a los alumnos que les permiten desplegar habilidades investigativas y conceptuales, pero que al mismo tiempo despiertan el interés por la vida y la obra del científico camagüeyano. En términos generales se concluye, señalando que es posible utilizar la historia de la medicina como una herramienta imprescindible de la enseñanza curricular del médico. La temática escogida desde la filosofía, sobre la verdad científica, les permite comprender el conocimiento como construcción social, impregnado de intereses y valores, pero de ningún modo arbitrarioThe authors carry out the design of the subject Philosophy and Health II as part of the curriculum for the first year students of the medicine stomatology and nursing, based on Carlos J Finlay' discovery, on the agent that transmits the Yellow fever. As a outcome of an experience in the Health and CTS + I Studies

  20. A desconstrução do conceito de dislexia: conflito entre verdades

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    Giselle Massi

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available Neste artigo discute-se a desconstrução do conceito de dislexia que se situa em dois polos: nas ciências da saúde que apresentam como causas da dislexia fatores orgânicos (funcionamento cerebral, fatores genéticos, dificuldades cognitivas e nas ciências humanas, causas ligadas a fatores sociais (letramento, singularidades, fatores educacionais cujas implicações recaem sobre dificuldades das crianças. Em um polo, há a construção de uma patologia, no outro, sua desconstrução por meio de conceitos como heterogeneidade e diferenças socioculturais. Trata-se de discussão relevante uma vez que os profissionais que trabalham nessas áreas tornam-se “cúmplices” ou “críticos” de uma dessas interpretações da realidade.

  1. A Miopia Paradigmática e os Jogos da Verdade nas Pesquisas de Marketing

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    Matheus Lemos de Andrade

    2017-08-01

    Full Text Available Apesar da hegemonia do funcionalismo, o conhecimento sobre Marketing é marcado pelas contribuições de diferentes tradições, o que forma um campo multiparadigmático. Este ensaio trata dos elementos epistemológicos e paradigmáticos envolvidos no processo de construção do conhecimento no intuito de suscitar reflexões referentes a legitimidade e utilidade de pesquisas qualitativas no âmbito das investigações de Marketing. Além de apresentar procedimentos metodológicos próprios da pesquisa qualitativa, advoga-se que a análise epistemológica-paradigmática deva preceder as concepções referentes aos procedimentos metodológicos adotados em uma investigação de Marketing, para que somente assim se possa julgar a legitimidade e a extensão de seus achados.

  2. Formas de condicionar la verdad con el uso del montaje en La pelota vasca

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    María Antonia Paz Rebollo

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available Esta investigación tiene como objetivo estudiar la construcción de sentido en La pelota vasca. La piel contra la piedra (Julio Medem, 2003, el documental sobre terrorismo que más éxito comercial y más polémica ha generado en el cine español. A través de un análisis del montaje, este artículo busca descubrir las pautas, esquemas o estructuras narrativas utilizadas por el director para construir el texto fílmico y para influir en la opinión de los espectadores. Para ello se ha creado una base de datos que permite un minuicioso análisis cuantitativo y cualitativo de todAs las intervenciones que hay en la película. Esta propuesta metodológica pretende servir al análisis de otros documentales con similares características narrativas. Las conclusiones obtenidas muestran que el director usa la estructura de parte del documental y las entrevistas a diferentes personalidades del País Vasco para configurar un sentido propio de lo que denomina conflicto vasco, que está muy cercano a las tesis nacionalistas. Queda demostrada la crítica a la acción del PP en sus años de gobierno y el deterioro de la imagen del Estado, principalmente a través de un 80% de referencias negativas sobre las fuerzas de seguridad del Estado. También se prueba que las personas entrevistadas son más o menos creíbles dependiendo de cómo quedan situadas dentro del montaje y de si otros personajes refutan o respaldan lo que dicen.

  3. Combustion Research Facility

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    Federal Laboratory Consortium — For more than 30 years The Combustion Research Facility (CRF) has served as a national and international leader in combustion science and technology. The need for a...

  4. Alcohol combustion chemistry

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    Sarathy, Mani; Oß wald, Patrick; Hansen, Nils; Kohse-Hö inghaus, Katharina

    2014-01-01

    . While biofuel production and its use (especially ethanol and biodiesel) in internal combustion engines have been the focus of several recent reviews, a dedicated overview and summary of research on alcohol combustion chemistry is still lacking. Besides

  5. Maximal combustion temperature estimation

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    Golodova, E; Shchepakina, E

    2006-01-01

    This work is concerned with the phenomenon of delayed loss of stability and the estimation of the maximal temperature of safe combustion. Using the qualitative theory of singular perturbations and canard techniques we determine the maximal temperature on the trajectories located in the transition region between the slow combustion regime and the explosive one. This approach is used to estimate the maximal temperature of safe combustion in multi-phase combustion models

  6. “La excavación” de Roa Bastos y “Emma Zunz” de Borges, en honor a la verdad

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    Cecilia Rubio Rubio

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available En este artículo presento la relación intertextual entre el relato “La excavación” (El trueno entre las hojas, 1953 de Augusto Roa Bastos y el borgia- no “Emma Zunz” (El Aleph, 1949, a partir del análisis contrastivo. Ade- más, presento y comento la segunda versión de “La excavación” (Madera quemada, 1967 y la comparo con la primera, advirtiendo el alejamiento de la intertextualidad con Borges. Finalmente, someto a interpretación este cambio, comentando la distinción entre “verdad moral” y “verdad factual” que se presenta en los dos relatos.

  7. Sujeto y verdad en el prólogo de la Fenomenología del espíritu, de Guillermo Federico Hegel

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    Rodolfo García Aguilar

    2013-07-01

    Full Text Available La relación entre sujeto y verdad tiene una relación que se establece dentro de los parámetros del idealismo trascendental hegeliano, puesto que sobrepasan la forma usual de presentar el conocimiento como una relación unilateral entre el sujeto y el objeto. En Hegel la relación es dialéctica en cuanto a que el sujeto, la conciencia y el “en sí” deben integrarse con el “ser ahí”, para que, en un movimiento de integración, se consolide la verdad. Representa el movimiento que la conciencia debe realizar de salir de sí, para integrarse con su objeto y captar el movimiento. El sujeto y el objeto no son considerados como cosas, sino como momentos de ese movimiento que es la dialéctica.

  8. Comparative study on systems of residual water treatment in the process industry by evaporation, using fossils fuels or solar energy; Estudio comparativo sobre sistemas de tratamiento de aguas residuales de la industria de procesamiento por evaporacion, utilizando combustibles fosiles o energia solar

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    Landgrave Romero, Julio; Canseco Contreras, Jose [Facultad de Quimica, UNAM (Mexico)

    1996-07-01

    The residual water treatment of the process industry, nowadays is an imminent necessity in our country. In the present study two different forms are considered to concentrate residual waters: multiple effect evaporation and solar evaporation. The use of solar evaporation lagoons is a good possibility to conserving energy by means of the diminution of fossil fuel consumption. The design basis of the evaporation systems via multiple effect, as well as solar evaporation, the results of the respective sizing and the estimation of the corresponding costs are presented. A practical case is described on the cooking of cotton linters (flock) [Spanish] El tratamiento de aguas residuales de la industria de proceso, hoy en dia es una necesidad inminente en nuestro pais. En el presente trabajo se consideran dos formas distintas para concentrar las aguas residuales: evaporacion de multiple efecto y evaporacion solar. El empleo de lagunas de evaporacion solar es una buena posibilidad para conseguir el ahorro de energia mediante disminucion del consumo de combustibles fosiles. Se presentan las bases de diseno de los sistemas de evaporacion via multiple efecto, asi como solar, los resultados del dimensionamiento respectivo y la estimacion de los costos correspondientes. Se describe un caso practico sobre el cocido de linters de algodon (borra)

  9. El espíritu de la verdad en Teresa de Jesús y Edith Stein. Testimonio y mística

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    Silvia Julia Campana

    2015-04-01

    Full Text Available Teresa de Jesús y Edith Stein son testigos del Amor desbordante, embriagadas en el perfume de la Verdad que las reúne en una búsqueda común. “Cuando venga el Espíritu de la Verdad, él los introducirá en toda la verdad”. Ambas son transformadas, desde la hondura del Espíritu que las habita, en testimonio de la libertad que brota de la Verdad que sale al encuentro; en testimonio de la autenticidad de una vida entregada al Otro/otros; en testimonio de un secreto que las habita, las transforma y las conduce hasta la ofrenda de la propia vida. Porque el testimonio, como afirma Ricoeur, “es también el compromiso de un corazón puro y un compromiso hasta la muerte. Pertenece al destino trágico de la verdad”. Teresa de Jesús ingresa a la vida de la joven filósofa Edith Stein a través de la palabra, del “poema” que relata su propia vida y le descubre un mundo nuevo. Biografía que transforma otra biografía y nos permite hoy reunirlas en la comunidad del testimonio y la mística.

  10. Uncertainties in hydrogen combustion

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    Stamps, D.W.; Wong, C.C.; Nelson, L.S.

    1988-01-01

    Three important areas of hydrogen combustion with uncertainties are identified: high-temperature combustion, flame acceleration and deflagration-to-detonation transition, and aerosol resuspension during hydrogen combustion. The uncertainties associated with high-temperature combustion may affect at least three different accident scenarios: the in-cavity oxidation of combustible gases produced by core-concrete interactions, the direct containment heating hydrogen problem, and the possibility of local detonations. How these uncertainties may affect the sequence of various accident scenarios is discussed and recommendations are made to reduce these uncertainties. 40 references

  11. New class of combustion processes

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    Merzhanov, A.G.; Borovinskaya, I.P.

    1975-01-01

    A short review is given of the results of work carried out since 1967 on studying the combustion processes caused by the interaction of chemical elements in the condensed phase and leading to the formation of refractory compounds. New phenomena and processes are described which are revealed when investigating the combustion of the systems of this class, viz solid-phase combustion, fast combustion in the condensed phase, filtering combustion, combustion in liquid nitrogen, spinning combustion, self-oscillating combustion, and repeated combustion. A new direction in employment of combustion processes is discussed, viz. a self-propagating high-temperature synthesis of refractory nitrides, carbides, borides, silicides and other compounds

  12. Passagem da compreensão à verdade: contribuição do estruturalismo à teoria lacaniana da psicose

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    Léa Silveira Sales

    2007-12-01

    Full Text Available A argumentação procura mostrar que é a inserção na racionalidade estruturalista que finalmente conduz Lacan a providenciar a descrição de um dispositivo específico na causação da psicose, permitindo, através da distinção entre conhecimento e verdade, a superação dos impasses de sua tese de doutorado, então baseada em critérios de assentimento social e na tentativa de sobrepor explicação e compreensão.Passage from comprehension to truth: structuralism’s contribution to the Lacanian psychosis theory. From comprehension to truth: structuralism’s contribution Lacanian theory of psychosis. The argument tries to show that it is the insertion into the structuralist rationality that finally leads Lacan to provide the description of a specific device in the causation of psychosis, allowing, through the distinction between knowledge and truth, the overcoming of the impasses of his doctoral thesis, then based on criteria of social consent and on the attempt to overlap explanation and comprehension.

  13. Verdad, poder y saber: escritura de viajes femenina Truth, power, and knowledge: female travel writings

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    Nara Araújo

    2008-12-01

    Full Text Available O artigo inicia com uma reflexão acerca da articulação que os relatos de viagens - reais ou imaginárias - podem cumprir junto ao discurso moderno sobre as diversidades e as alteridades. Considera, ainda, os relatos como exercício de poder, na medida em que, segundo Foucault, a força do poder reside na produção de efeitos positivos no nível do desejo e do saber. Para tanto, lembra os cronistas responsáveis pelas primeiras descrições do Novo Mundo, cujos livros de viagens adquiriram autoridade sobre as regiões estrangeiras ao desvelar seus mistérios, como a descrição de costumes, hábitos alimentícios, vestimenta e relações familiares, entre outros, e orientando, assim, os novos viajantes. As narrativas de viagens feitas por mulheres são então introduzidas a partir da especificidade de suas abordagens. Afinal, ao irromper o espaço público, elas necessitam estabelecer uma relação entre o espaço, o conhecimento e a autoridade, e, para validar seus discursos, servem-se da história e da referência às fontes consultadas. Marquesa Calderón de la Barca, Isabel Pesado de Mier, as irmãs Larraínzar, Condessa de Merlín e Nísia Floresta são algumas das escritoras aqui trabalhadas.This article begins with a reflection about the influences of the travel reports - real or imaginary ones - on the modern discourse, diversity, and alterities. It also considers the reports as a power instrument, since, according to Foucault, the force of power resides in the production of positive effects in both knowledge and desire levels. Thus, the chroniclers responsible for the first descriptions of the New World are visited. Their books were very useful to the new travelers by revealing the mystery of the foreign lands, as well as their customs, alimentary habits, dressing ways, and familiar relationships, among others. The narratives written by women are then introduced considering the specificity of their approach. After all, when appearing

  14. EL CUERPO DEL ARCHIVO: FUNCIÓN, TESTIMONIO Y LA RESPONSABILIDAD DE UN ORDEN. APUNTES SOBRE 'INSENSATEZ' Y 'DOS VECES JUNIO'

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    Martín Lombardo

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    Full Text Available A partir de las novelas Insensatez de Horacio Castellanos Moya y Dos veces junio de Martín Kohan, el presente artículo reflexiona sobre la representación de un archivo y de un testimonio en un texto narrativo. A través de dos maneras diferentes en que se hace uso del archivo y del documento institucional para hacer una denuncia política, las dos novelas interrogan sobre el estilo de redacción de un documento, sobre los usos del cuerpo de quien cumple una función institucional, sobre la tensión entre el archivo y el testimonio para así plantear el vínculo entre lo irrepresentable del horror, la fantasía y la verdad histórica.

  15. Combustion modeling in internal combustion engines

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    Zeleznik, F. J.

    1976-01-01

    The fundamental assumptions of the Blizard and Keck combustion model for internal combustion engines are examined and a generalization of that model is derived. The most significant feature of the model is that it permits the occurrence of unburned hydrocarbons in the thermodynamic-kinetic modeling of exhaust gases. The general formulas are evaluated in two specific cases that are likely to be significant in the applications of the model.

  16. Discurso e "verdade": a produção das relações entre mulheres, homens e matemática Discourse and "truth": the production of the relationships between women, men and mathematics

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    Maria Celeste Reis Fernandes de Souza

    2009-08-01

    Full Text Available Este trabalho apresenta um ensaio de análise desenvolvido numa pesquisa que investigou relações de gênero nas práticas de numeramento das/os alunas/os da Educação de Pessoas Jovens e Adultas (EJA. Na tentativa de compreender como essas relações, pautadas nas diferenças de gênero, constituem-se nas práticas de numeramento e constituem tais práticas, adotamos o conceito de gênero como uma categoria de análise, transitando pelas teorizações foucaultianas relativas ao discurso. Assumindo contribuições do campo da etnomatemática, problematizamos a racionalidade de matriz cartesiana como produtora de verdades sobre mulheres, homens e matemática. Neste artigo, descrevemos o enunciado "Homem é melhor em matemática do que mulher", identificado como produtor do discurso da superioridade masculina em matemática.This work presents an analysis essay developed in a research which investigated the gender relations in numeracy practices of male and female students in Youth and Adult Education (EJA. As an attempt to understand how these relations - based on gender differences - are constituted by numeracy practices and, at the same time, how they constitute such practices, we adopt the gender concept as an analysis category, passing through Foucaultian theorizations related to discourse. Taking into consideration the contributions from Ethnomathematics, we point to the rationality of the Cartesian matrix as the producer of truths about women, men and mathematics. This article describes the utterance "Man is better in math than woman", which was identified as a discourse maker of male superiority in mathematics.

  17. Boiler using combustible fluid

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    Baumgartner, H.; Meier, J.G.

    1974-07-03

    A fluid fuel boiler is described comprising a combustion chamber, a cover on the combustion chamber having an opening for introducing a combustion-supporting gaseous fluid through said openings, means to impart rotation to the gaseous fluid about an axis of the combustion chamber, a burner for introducing a fluid fuel into the chamber mixed with the gaseous fluid for combustion thereof, the cover having a generally frustro-conical configuration diverging from the opening toward the interior of the chamber at an angle of between 15/sup 0/ and 55/sup 0/; means defining said combustion chamber having means defining a plurality of axial hot gas flow paths from a downstream portion of the combustion chamber to flow hot gases into an upstream portion of the combustion chamber, and means for diverting some of the hot gas flow along paths in a direction circumferentially of the combustion chamber, with the latter paths being immersed in the water flow path thereby to improve heat transfer and terminating in a gas outlet, the combustion chamber comprising at least one modular element, joined axially to the frustro-conical cover and coaxial therewith. The modular element comprises an inner ring and means of defining the circumferential, radial, and spiral flow paths of the hot gases.

  18. Lump wood combustion process

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    Kubesa, Petr; Horák, Jiří; Branc, Michal; Krpec, Kamil; Hopan, František; Koloničný, Jan; Ochodek, Tadeáš; Drastichová, Vendula; Martiník, Lubomír; Malcho, Milan

    2014-08-01

    The article deals with the combustion process for lump wood in low-power fireplaces (units to dozens of kW). Such a combustion process is cyclical in its nature, and what combustion facility users are most interested in is the frequency, at which fuel needs to be stoked to the fireplace. The paper defines the basic terms such as burnout curve and burning rate curve, which are closely related to the stocking frequency. The fuel burning rate is directly dependent on the immediate thermal power of the fireplace. This is also related to the temperature achieved in the fireplace, magnitude of flue gas losses and the ability to generate conditions favouring the full burnout of the fuel's combustible component, which, at once ensures the minimum production of combustible pollutants. Another part of the paper describes experiments conducted in traditional fireplaces with a grate, at which well-dried lump wood was combusted.

  19. Flameless Combustion Workshop

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    Gutmark, Ephraim

    2005-01-01

    .... "Flameless Combustion" is characterized by high stability levels with virtually no thermoacoustic instabilities, very low lean stability limits and therefore extremely low NOx production, efficient...

  20. Research Combustion Laboratory (RCL)

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    Federal Laboratory Consortium — The Research Combustion Laboratory (RCL) develops aerospace propulsion technology by performing tests on propulsion components and materials. Altitudes up to 137,000...

  1. Combustion Byproducts Recycling Consortium

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    Paul Ziemkiewicz; Tamara Vandivort; Debra Pflughoeft-Hassett; Y. Paul Chugh; James Hower

    2008-08-31

    Ashlines: To promote and support the commercially viable and environmentally sound recycling of coal combustion byproducts for productive uses through scientific research, development, and field testing.

  2. Combustion Stratification for Naphtha from CI Combustion to PPC

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    Vallinayagam, R.; Vedharaj, S.; An, Yanzhao; Dawood, Alaaeldin; Izadi Najafabadi, Mohammad; Somers, Bart; Johansson, Bengt

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    This study demonstrates the combustion stratification from conventional compression ignition (CI) combustion to partially premixed combustion (PPC). Experiments are performed in an optical CI engine at a speed of 1200 rpm for diesel and naphtha (RON

  3. Strobes: An oscillatory combustion

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    Corbel, J.M.L.; Lingen, J.N.J. van; Zevenbergen, J.F.; Gijzeman, O.L.J.; Meijerink, A.

    2012-01-01

    Strobe compositions belong to the class of solid combustions. They are mixtures of powdered ingredients. When ignited, the combustion front evolves in an oscillatory fashion, and flashes of light are produced by intermittence. They have fascinated many scientists since their discovery at the

  4. Catalytically enhanced combustion process

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    Rodriguez, C.

    1992-01-01

    This patent describes a fuel having improved combustion efficiency. It comprises a petroleum based liquid hydrocarbon; and a combustion catalyst comprising from about 18 to about 21 weight percent naphthalene, from about 75 to about 80 weight percent toluene, and from about 2.8 to about 3.2 weight percent benzyl alcohol

  5. Fifteenth combustion research conference

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    1993-01-01

    The BES research efforts cover chemical reaction theory, experimental dynamics and spectroscopy, thermodynamics of combustion intermediates, chemical kinetics, reaction mechanisms, combustion diagnostics, and fluid dynamics and chemically reacting flows. 98 papers and abstracts are included. Separate abstracts were prepared for the papers

  6. Fuels and Combustion

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    Johansson, Bengt

    2016-08-17

    This chapter discusses the combustion processes and the link to the fuel properties that are suitable for them. It describes the basic three concepts, including spark ignition (SI) and compression ignition (CI), and homogeneous charge compression ignition (HCCI). The fuel used in a CI engine is vastly different from that in an SI engine. In an SI engine, the fuel should sustain high pressure and temperature without autoignition. Apart from the dominating SI and CI engines, it is also possible to operate with a type of combustion: autoignition. With HCCI, the fuel and air are fully premixed before combustion as in the SI engine, but combustion is started by the increased pressure and temperature during the compression stroke. Apart from the three combustion processes, there are also a few combined or intermediate concepts, such as Spark-Assisted Compression Ignition (SACI). Those concepts are discussed in terms of the requirements of fuel properties.

  7. Fuels and Combustion

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    Johansson, Bengt

    2016-01-01

    This chapter discusses the combustion processes and the link to the fuel properties that are suitable for them. It describes the basic three concepts, including spark ignition (SI) and compression ignition (CI), and homogeneous charge compression ignition (HCCI). The fuel used in a CI engine is vastly different from that in an SI engine. In an SI engine, the fuel should sustain high pressure and temperature without autoignition. Apart from the dominating SI and CI engines, it is also possible to operate with a type of combustion: autoignition. With HCCI, the fuel and air are fully premixed before combustion as in the SI engine, but combustion is started by the increased pressure and temperature during the compression stroke. Apart from the three combustion processes, there are also a few combined or intermediate concepts, such as Spark-Assisted Compression Ignition (SACI). Those concepts are discussed in terms of the requirements of fuel properties.

  8. PDF Modeling of Turbulent Combustion

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    Pope, Stephen B

    2006-01-01

    .... The PDF approach to turbulent combustion has the advantages of fully representing the turbulent fluctuations of species and temperature, and of allowing realistic combustion chemistry to be implemented...

  9. Reseña de actividad: Mesa de debate “Políticas de Memoria, Verdad y Justicia: balances y perspectivas”

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    Paganini, Mariana; Zubillaga, Paula

    2016-01-01

    El pasado 1° de julio se llevó adelante la mesa de debate “Políticas de Memoria, Verdad y Justicia: balances y perspectivas”, en la sede del Rectorado de la Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero (UNTREF). El encuentro estuvo moderado por el Licenciado en Ciencias Políticas Matías Cerezo y contó con la participación del Doctor Daniel Rafecas, titular del Juzgado Criminal y Correccional Federal N° 3 de la Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, la Doctora en Sociología Elizabeth Jelin y el Doctor en...

  10. “Cara ou coroa”: uma provocação sobre educação para índios

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    Maria Helena Paes Rodrigues

    2003-01-01

    Full Text Available O artigo apresenta-se como espaço de reflexão e algumas provocações sobre o “fazer” em educação indígena, tendo como foco de discussão a atual configuração de mundo globalizado que, com o crescente uso da tecnologia, fragiliza fronteiras entre as mais diferentes comunidades. Neste sentido, apresenta uma breve discussão sobre a compreensão de cultura, sob a perspectiva do campo dos Estudos Culturais, destacando a constituição de culturas e identidades híbridas. Localizando a escola enquanto espaço e instituição legitimada de construção e transmissão de verdades e valores simbólicos, discute a função e importância desta para as comunidades indígenas. Assim, levantam-se alguns questionamentos sobre as “verdades” e “valores” dos modelos de escola necessária propostos pelos não-índios para as comunidades indígenas.

  11. Auxiliares e Técnicos de enfermagem e controle de infecção hospitalar em centro cirúrgico: mitos e verdades Auxiliares y técnicos de enfermería y control de infección hospitalaria en centro quirúrgico: mitos y verdades Nursing auxiliaries and technicians and hospital infection control in surgical centers: myths and truths

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    Sônia Regina Melon Kunzle

    2006-06-01

    Full Text Available Este estudo analítico descritivo objetivou detectar conceitos que traduzem mitos e verdades relativos à infecção hospitalar entre auxiliares e técnicos de enfermagem no centro cirúrgico de três hospitais. O instrumento para coleta de dados possui 28 afirmações (15 verdadeiras e 13 falsas contemplando fatores relacionados ao paciente, equipe cirúrgica, ambiente, procedimentos. As afirmações contêm escala em três pontos (concordo, tenho dúvida, discordo. Obtivemos respostas adequadas em 72% e não adequadas em 28%, indicando o satisfatório conhecimento da enfermagem perioperatória relacionadas ao controle infecção hospitalar . Nos itens uso de pro-pé, alianças e outros objetos, pêlo como patógeno, escovação das mãos, uso de avental e campo cirúrgico umedecidos, cirurgia infectada e rotina de limpeza, doenças ocupacionais, infecção hospitalar, infecção sítio cirúrgico e tempo operatório, pudemos detectar mitos e rituais referentes ao controle de infecção, que estão relacionados sobretudo à cultura de quem os praticam, perpetuando resistência a mudanças.Este estudio analítico descriptivo tuvo como objetivo detectar conceptos que traduzcan mitos y verdades relativas a la infección hospitalaria entre auxiliares y técnicos de enfermería en el centro quirúrgico de tres hospitales. El instrumento de recolección de datos contenía 28 afirmaciones (15 verdaderas y 13 falsas que contemplaba factores relacionados al paciente, equipo quirúrgico, ambiente, procedimientos. Las afirmaciones contienen escala en tres puntos (concuerdo, tengo duda, desacuerdo. Obtuvimos respuestas adecuadas en el 72% y no adecuadas en el 28%, indicando el conocimiento satisfactorio de la enfermería perioperatoria relacionadas al control de la infección hospitalaria. En los items uso de botas quirúrgicas, anillos y otros objetos, pelo como patógeno, cepillado de las manos, uso del mandil y campo quirúrgico humedecidos, cirug

  12. Fuel Combustion Laboratory | Transportation Research | NREL

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    Fuel Combustion Laboratory Fuel Combustion Laboratory NREL's Fuel Combustion Laboratory focuses on designs, using both today's technology and future advanced combustion concepts. This lab supports the combustion chamber platform for fuel ignition kinetics research, was acquired to expand the lab's

  13. El PRT-La Verdad entre los trabajadores de la carne de Berisso: La agrupación El Activista de la Carne y la Lista Gris (1967-1972)

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    Castillo, Christian

    2011-01-01

    Este trabajo se enmarca dentro de un proyecto más general referido al estudio de los conflictos obreros y estudiantiles y las estrategias de la izquierda en La Plata y Gran La Plata entre 1966 y 1973 y, más en particular, del estudio de la actividad en la región durante ese período del PRT-La Verdad. De las dos fracciones en las que se escindió el Partido Revolucionario de los Trabajadores a comienzos de 1968, el sector encabezado por Nahuel Moreno ?que pasó a denominarse "PRT-La Verdad"- fue...

  14. Política del testimonio y reconocimiento en las comisiones de la verdad guatemalteca y peruana: En torno a la figura del “indio subversivo”

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    Silvia Rodríguez Maeso

    2012-10-01

    Full Text Available Este texto analiza la política del testimonio en las comisiones de la verdad guatemalteca (Comisión para el Esclarecimiento Histórico – CEH y peruana (Comisión de la Verdad y Reconciliación – CVR, y su reflejo en las narrativas de los respectivos informes finales. El reconocimiento a las víctimas se establece tomando en cuenta las narrativas instauradas para interpretar el proceso de violencia condicionando, de forma decisiva, la producción de ideas y prácticas de ciudadanía centrales en los discursos de ambas comisiones. En estas narrativas las representaciones ideológicas del “indio subversivo” afectan directamente al estatus, como tales, de las principales víctimas/afectados por el conflicto (las poblaciones campesino‑indígenas y al lugar que la desigualdad étnico‑racial y en particular el racismo, adquieren en la interpretación que las comisiones ofrecen de los conflictos armados. Así, el trabajo de ambas comisiones y las discusiones académicas que lo antecedieron revelan la compleja relación – con profundas raíces históricas – entre indianidad y política.

  15. Sandia Combustion Research: Technical review

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    NONE

    1995-07-01

    This report contains reports from research programs conducted at the Sandia Combustion Research Facility. Research is presented under the following topics: laser based diagnostics; combustion chemistry; reacting flow; combustion in engines and commercial burners; coal combustion; and industrial processing. Individual projects were processed separately for entry onto the DOE databases.

  16. Shale oil combustion

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    Al-dabbas, M.A.

    1992-05-01

    A 'coutant' carbon steel combustion chamber cooled by water jacket was conslructed to burn diesel fuel and mixlure of shale oil and diesel fuels. During experimental work nir fuel ratio was determined, temperaturces were measured using Chromel/ Almel thermocouple, finally the gasous combustion product analysis was carricd out using gas chromatograph technique. The constructed combustion chamber was operating salisfactory for several hours of continous work. According to the measurements it was found that: the flame temperature of a mixture of diesel and shale oil fuels was greater than the flame temperature of diesel fuel. and the sulfer emissious of a mixture of diesel and shale oil fuels was higher than that of diesel fuel. Calculation indicated that the dry gas energy loss was very high and the incomplete combustion energy loss very small. (author). 23 refs., 35 figs

  17. Shale oil combustion

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    Al-dabbas, M A

    1992-05-01

    A `coutant` carbon steel combustion chamber cooled by water jacket was conslructed to burn diesel fuel and mixlure of shale oil and diesel fuels. During experimental work nir fuel ratio was determined, temperaturces were measured using Chromel/ Almel thermocouple, finally the gasous combustion product analysis was carricd out using gas chromatograph technique. The constructed combustion chamber was operating salisfactory for several hours of continous work. According to the measurements it was found that: the flame temperature of a mixture of diesel and shale oil fuels was greater than the flame temperature of diesel fuel. and the sulfer emissious of a mixture of diesel and shale oil fuels was higher than that of diesel fuel. Calculation indicated that the dry gas energy loss was very high and the incomplete combustion energy loss very small. (author). 23 refs., 35 figs.

  18. Indoor combustion and asthma.

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    Belanger, Kathleen; Triche, Elizabeth W

    2008-08-01

    Indoor combustion produces both gases (eg, nitrogen dioxide, carbon monoxide) and particulate matter that may affect the development or exacerbation of asthma. Sources in the home include both heating devices (eg, fireplaces, woodstoves, kerosene heaters, flued [ie, vented] or nonflued gas heaters) and gas stoves for cooking. This article highlights the recent literature examining associations between exposure to indoor combustion and asthma development and severity. Since asthma is a chronic condition affecting both children and adults, both age groups are included in this article. Overall, there is some evidence of an association between exposure to indoor combustion and asthma, particularly asthma symptoms in children. Some sources of combustion such as coal stoves have been more consistently associated with these outcomes than other sources such as woodstoves.

  19. Sandia Combustion Research Program

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    Johnston, S.C.; Palmer, R.E.; Montana, C.A. (eds.)

    1988-01-01

    During the late 1970s, in response to a national energy crisis, Sandia proposed to the US Department of Energy (DOE) a new, ambitious program in combustion research. Shortly thereafter, the Combustion Research Facility (CRF) was established at Sandia's Livermore location. Designated a ''user facility,'' the charter of the CRF was to develop and maintain special-purpose resources to support a nationwide initiative-involving US inventories, industry, and national laboratories--to improve our understanding and control of combustion. This report includes descriptions several research projects which have been simulated by working groups and involve the on-site participation of industry scientists. DOE's Industry Technology Fellowship program, supported through the Office of Energy Research, has been instrumental in the success of some of these joint efforts. The remainder of this report presents results of calendar year 1988, separated thematically into eleven categories. Referred journal articles appearing in print during 1988 and selected other publications are included at the end of Section 11. Our traditional'' research activities--combustion chemistry, reacting flows, diagnostics, engine and coal combustion--have been supplemented by a new effort aimed at understanding combustion-related issues in the management of toxic and hazardous materials.

  20. "Amor e sexo: mitos, verdades e fantasias": jovens avaliam potencial de material multimídia educativo em saúde "Love and sex: myths, truths and fantasies": youth evaluation of the multimedia resource as educational health material

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    Sonia Maria Figueira Mano

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available A educação sexual na escola é prática defendida e prescrita pelo Ministério da Educação nos Parâmetros Curriculares Nacionais como eixo transversal ao currículo. O tema é complexo e a proposta expressa demandas específicas, como a formação dos professores e materiais educativos adequados. O Museu da Vida, COC/Fiocruz, desenvolveu o multimídia «Amor e sexo: mitos, verdades e fantasias» e, neste artigo, apresenta a avaliação efetuada por 36 alunos do Ensino Médio de escolas públicas do Rio de Janeiro sobre o produto. A avaliação permitiu identificar o multimídia como recurso educativo capaz de promover o tema sexualidade em situações de aprendizagem. Um recurso do multimídia, denominado Caderno de Perguntas, mostrou-se como espaço de interlocução entre os jovens, permitindo troca anônima de dúvidas e ideias, e alimentando um banco de dados que permite aos professores e pesquisadores conhecerem melhor o pensamento dos adolescentes.Sex education in schools is advised and agreed as a universal theme in the National Curriculum of the Brazilian Education Ministry. This subject is complex and the proposal expresses specific needs, such as teacher training and the support of educational materials. The Museum of Life, COC/Fiocruz, developed the multimedia resource, "Love and Sex: myths, truths and fantasies" and this study presents the results of the evaluation made by 36 high school students from public schools, in Rio de Janeiro about the multimedia resource. The evaluation identified it as an educational resource, able to promote dialogue and support the the theme sexuality in teaching situations. A multimedia resource, called Answers Notebook, gives a dialogue space between adolescents, allowing anonymity in the exchange of doubts and ideas, and feeding into a database that allow teachers and professionals to know better how adolescents think.

  1. Transient flow combustion

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    Tacina, R. R.

    1984-01-01

    Non-steady combustion problems can result from engine sources such as accelerations, decelerations, nozzle adjustments, augmentor ignition, and air perturbations into and out of the compressor. Also non-steady combustion can be generated internally from combustion instability or self-induced oscillations. A premixed-prevaporized combustor would be particularly sensitive to flow transients because of its susceptability to flashback-autoignition and blowout. An experimental program, the Transient Flow Combustion Study is in progress to study the effects of air and fuel flow transients on a premixed-prevaporized combustor. Preliminary tests performed at an inlet air temperature of 600 K, a reference velocity of 30 m/s, and a pressure of 700 kPa. The airflow was reduced to 1/3 of its original value in a 40 ms ramp before flashback occurred. Ramping the airflow up has shown that blowout is more sensitive than flashback to flow transients. Blowout occurred with a 25 percent increase in airflow (at a constant fuel-air ratio) in a 20 ms ramp. Combustion resonance was found at some conditions and may be important in determining the effects of flow transients.

  2. O valor verdade no ensino da enfermagem: um estudo fenomenológico El valor verdad en la educación de enfermería: un estudio fenomenológico The truth value in nursing education: a phenomenological study

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    Gilberto de Lima Guimarães

    2013-03-01

    Full Text Available O presente artigo é balizado na teoria de valor. A enfermagem possui um conjunto de valores do qual se nutre para elaborar uma escala que direciona e justifica o agir profissional. Objetivo: compreender no ato de educar do enfermeiro-docente o valor verdade e discuti-los a luz dos pressupostos de Max Scheler. A metodologia é qualitativa, centrada no enfoque fenomenológico. Participaram do estudo sete enfermeiros-docentes de três instituições de ensino superior de enfermagem, localizadas na cidade do Rio de Janeiro. O período de realização foi de maio a junho de 2008. Os dados foram obtidos através de entrevista e analisados compreensivamente. Resultado: o valor verdade emergiu no discurso do enfermeiro-docente no ato de educar. Considerações finais: foi por meio do ato de educar que o enfermeiro apresentou o valor verdade ao educando, ratificando-o como instituinte para a práxis assistencial da enfermagem.Este artículo está enmarcado en la teoría del valor. La enfermería tiene un conjunto de valores de los que se nutre para desarrollar una escala que dirige y justifica el acto profesional. Objetivo: Comprender en el acto de educar de enfermeros-docentes el valor verdad y discutirlo a la luz de las presuposiciones de Max Scheler. La metodología es cualitativa, centrada en el abordaje fenomenológico. Los participantes del estudio fueron siete enfermeros-docentes de tres instituciones de educación superior de enfermería, ubicadas en la ciudad de Río de Janeiro. El período de ejecución fue de mayo a junio de 2008. Los datos fueron recolectados a través de entrevistas y analizados exhaustivamente. Resultado: El valor verdad emergió en el discurso del enfermero-docente en el acto de educar. Consideraciones finales: Fue a través del acto de educar que el enfermero presentó el valor verdad al estudiante, confirmándolo como parte integrante de la praxis asistencial de enfermería.This article is based on the value theory

  3. Combustion and regulation; Combustion et reglementation

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    1997-12-31

    This conference was organized after the publication of the French by-law no 2010 relative to combustion installations and to the abatement of atmospheric pollution. Five topics were discussed during the conference: the new regulations, their content, innovations and modalities of application; the means of energy suppliers to face the new provisions and their schedule; the manufacturers proposals for existing installations and the new equipments; the administration control; and the impact of the new measures on exploitation and engineering. Twenty papers and 2 journal articles are reported in these proceedings. (J.S.)

  4. Combustible structural composites and methods of forming combustible structural composites

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    Daniels, Michael A.; Heaps, Ronald J.; Steffler, Eric D.; Swank, W. David

    2013-04-02

    Combustible structural composites and methods of forming same are disclosed. In an embodiment, a combustible structural composite includes combustible material comprising a fuel metal and a metal oxide. The fuel metal is present in the combustible material at a weight ratio from 1:9 to 1:1 of the fuel metal to the metal oxide. The fuel metal and the metal oxide are capable of exothermically reacting upon application of energy at or above a threshold value to support self-sustaining combustion of the combustible material within the combustible structural composite. Structural-reinforcing fibers are present in the composite at a weight ratio from 1:20 to 10:1 of the structural-reinforcing fibers to the combustible material. Other embodiments and aspects are disclosed.

  5. Optical Tomography in Combustion

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    Evseev, Vadim

    spectral measurements at several line-of-sights with a view to applications for tomographic measurements on full-scale industrial combustion systems. The system was successfully applied on industrial scale for simultaneous fast exhaust gas temperature measurements in the three optical ports of the exhaust......D project, it was also important to investigate the spectral properties of major combustion species such as carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide in the infrared range at high temperatures to provide the theoretical background for the development of the optical tomography methods. The new software....... JQSRT 113 (2012) 2222, 10.1016/j.jqsrt.2012.07.015] included in the PhD thesis as an attachment. The knowledge and experience gained in the PhD project is the first important step towards introducing the advanced optical tomography methods of combustion diagnostics developed in the project to future...

  6. Internal combustion engine

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    Baker, Quentin A.; Mecredy, Henry E.; O'Neal, Glenn B.

    1991-01-01

    An improved engine is provided that more efficiently consumes difficult fuels such as coal slurries or powdered coal. The engine includes a precombustion chamber having a portion thereof formed by an ignition plug. The precombustion chamber is arranged so that when the piston is proximate the head, the precombustion chamber is sealed from the main cylinder or the main combustion chamber and when the piston is remote from the head, the precombustion chamber and main combustion chamber are in communication. The time for burning of fuel in the precombustion chamber can be regulated by the distance required to move the piston from the top dead center position to the position wherein the precombustion chamber and main combustion chamber are in communication.

  7. Fuel and combustion stratification study of Partially Premixed Combustion

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    Izadi Najafabadi, M.; Dam, N.; Somers, B.; Johansson, B.

    2016-01-01

    Relatively high levels of stratification is one of the main advantages of Partially Premixed Combustion (PPC) over the Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI) concept. Fuel stratification smoothens heat release and improves controllability of this kind of combustion. However, the lack of a clear definition of “fuel and combustion stratifications” is obvious in literature. Hence, it is difficult to compare stratification levels of different PPC strategies or other combustion concepts. T...

  8. Aerosols from biomass combustion

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    Nussbaumer, T

    2001-07-01

    This report is the proceedings of a seminar on biomass combustion and aerosol production organised jointly by the International Energy Agency's (IEA) Task 32 on bio energy and the Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE). This collection of 16 papers discusses the production of aerosols and fine particles by the burning of biomass and their effects. Expert knowledge on the environmental impact of aerosols, formation mechanisms, measurement technologies, methods of analysis and measures to be taken to reduce such emissions is presented. The seminar, visited by 50 participants from 11 countries, shows, according to the authors, that the reduction of aerosol emissions resulting from biomass combustion will remain a challenge for the future.

  9. High Gravity (g) Combustion

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    2006-02-01

    UNICORN (Unsteady Ignition and Combustion with Reactions) code10. Flame propagation in a tube that is 50-mm wide and 1000-mm long (similar to that...turbine engine manufacturers, estimating the primary zone space heating rate. Both combustion systems, from Company A and Company B, required a much...MBTU/atm-hr-ft3) Te m pe ra tu re R is e (K ) dP/P = 2% dP/P = 2.5% dP/P = 3% dP/P = 3.5% dP/P = 4% Company A Company B Figure 13: Heat Release Rate

  10. Alcohol combustion chemistry

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    Sarathy, Mani

    2014-10-01

    Alternative transportation fuels, preferably from renewable sources, include alcohols with up to five or even more carbon atoms. They are considered promising because they can be derived from biological matter via established and new processes. In addition, many of their physical-chemical properties are compatible with the requirements of modern engines, which make them attractive either as replacements for fossil fuels or as fuel additives. Indeed, alcohol fuels have been used since the early years of automobile production, particularly in Brazil, where ethanol has a long history of use as an automobile fuel. Recently, increasing attention has been paid to the use of non-petroleum-based fuels made from biological sources, including alcohols (predominantly ethanol), as important liquid biofuels. Today, the ethanol fuel that is offered in the market is mainly made from sugar cane or corn. Its production as a first-generation biofuel, especially in North America, has been associated with publicly discussed drawbacks, such as reduction in the food supply, need for fertilization, extensive water usage, and other ecological concerns. More environmentally friendly processes are being considered to produce alcohols from inedible plants or plant parts on wasteland. While biofuel production and its use (especially ethanol and biodiesel) in internal combustion engines have been the focus of several recent reviews, a dedicated overview and summary of research on alcohol combustion chemistry is still lacking. Besides ethanol, many linear and branched members of the alcohol family, from methanol to hexanols, have been studied, with a particular emphasis on butanols. These fuels and their combustion properties, including their ignition, flame propagation, and extinction characteristics, their pyrolysis and oxidation reactions, and their potential to produce pollutant emissions have been intensively investigated in dedicated experiments on the laboratory and the engine scale

  11. Combustibility of tetraphenylborate solids

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    Walker, D.D.

    1989-01-01

    Liquid slurries expected under normal in-tank processing (ITP) operations are not ignitible because of their high water content. However, deposits of dry solids from the slurries are combustible and produce dense, black smoke when burned. The dry solids burn similarly to Styrofoam and more easily than sawdust. It is the opinion of fire hazard experts that a benzene vapor deflagration could ignite the dry solids. A tetraphenylborate solids fire will rapidly plug the waste tank HEPA ventilation filters due to the nature of the smoke produced. To prevent ignition and combustion of these solids, the waste tanks have been equipped with a nitrogen inerting system

  12. Studies in combustion dynamics

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    Koszykowski, M.L. [Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, CA (United States)

    1993-12-01

    The goal of this program is to develop a fundamental understanding and a quantitative predictive capability in combustion modeling. A large part of the understanding of the chemistry of combustion processes comes from {open_quotes}chemical kinetic modeling.{close_quotes} However, successful modeling is not an isolated activity. It necessarily involves the integration of methods and results from several diverse disciplines and activities including theoretical chemistry, elementary reaction kinetics, fluid mechanics and computational science. Recently the authors have developed and utilized new tools for parallel processing to implement the first numerical model of a turbulent diffusion flame including a {open_quotes}full{close_quotes} chemical mechanism.

  13. SECCIÓN ABIERTA - 5. VERDAD E INCERTIDUMBRE: UNA MIRADA DESDE LA PERSPECTIVA SOCIOPRÁXICA // TRUTH AND UNCERTAINTY: A VIEW FROM THE SOCIOPRAXIC PERSPECTIVE

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    Manuel Montañés Serrano

    2012-06-01

    Full Text Available Descartada la magia y la teología como fuente de conocimiento, a largo de la Historia, el dilema de la verdad versus incertidumbre del conocimiento social, se ha planteado en tres frentes: Relación del investigador con el objeto investigado; relación del investigador con el objeto/sujeto investigado; y relación entre realidades universales y particulares. A su vez, cada una de estas relaciones se ha concretado en diversas concepciones dicotómicas. En este artículo, se dará cuenta de las mismas, así como de las correspondientes propuestas superadoras construidas desde una perspectiva sociopráxica.

  14. Combustion stratification for naphtha from CI combustion to PPC

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    Vallinayagam, R.; Vedharaj, S.; An, Y.; Dawood, A.; Izadi Najafabadi, M.; Somers, L.M.T.; Johansson, B.H.

    2017-01-01

    This study demonstrated the change in combustion homogeneity from conventional diesel combustion via partially premixed combustion towards HCCI. Experiments are performed in an optical diesel engine at a speed of 1200 rpm with diesel fuel. Single injection strategy is employed and the fuel is

  15. Basic logic for true and false LBVF Lógica básica para la verdad y la falsedad LBVF

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    Manuel Sierra A

    2007-12-01

    Full Text Available System LBVF is an extension of the classical positive logic, the system includes operators of alternating affirmation, alternating negation and determinability, and the operators of classical negation and good foundation are defined as from them. The system is characterized by a semantic of traditional valuations. Respect to the negation and affirmation operators the system is paracomplete.In the system the definitions of truth and falsity presented by Aristotle are really characterized, representing the Aristotelian falsity with the operator of alternating negation and the Aristotelian truth with the operator of alternating affirmation. This interpretation gives solution to a variant of the liar’s paradox.El sistema LBVF se construye como una extensión de la lógica clásica positiva, al incluir operadores de afirmación alterna, negación alterna y completez, además, se definen a partir de ellos los operadores de negación clásica y buena fundamentación. El sistema es caracterizado por una semántica de valuaciones tradicionales con la cual se prueba que, respecto a los operadores de afirmación y de negación alterna el sistema es paracompleto. En el sistema se caracterizan las definiciones de verdad y falsedad presentadas por Aristóteles, representando la falsedad aristotélica con el operador de negación alterna y la verdad aristotélica con el operador de afirmación alterna, lográndose con esta interpretación dar solución a una variante de la paradoja del mentiroso.

  16. Magnox Fuel Cycles; Cycles des combustibles gaines de magnox; Toplivnye tsikly magnoks; Ciclos de combustible magnox

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    Johnson, A. [United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, Risley, Warrington, Lancs (United Kingdom)

    1963-10-15

    esquemas de irradiacion que se producen segun los diversos programas de carga del combustible, y describe someramente los metodos de calculo utilizados en la actualidad. Compara diversos programas de carga continua o intermitente del combustible. Estudia el problema de la irradiacion eficiente de la primera carga, junto con los metodos de reabastecimiento retardado y de transposicion de los elementos combustibles. Discute las ventajas economicas y los problemas que plantea la utilizacion de uranio, no natural en reactores de flujo nivelado. Formula consideraciones de orden practico sobre la carga de combustible durante la marcha en reactores nuevos y hace referencia a la experiencia adquirida en Bradwell y en Berkeley. Describe someramente el efecto que ejercen las variaciones del costo del combustible y de su resistencia sobre los aspectos economicos del ciclo de combustible. (author) [Russian] Rassmatrivaetsya vzaim o zavisimost' mezhdu potokom izlucheniya i temperaturnym raspredeleniem i kharakteristikami oblucheniya, vyzvannaya razlichnoj praktikoj zameny topliva, opisyvayutsya sushchestvuyushchie metody rascheta. Provoditsya sravnenie razlichnykh skhem zameny topliva, vklyuchaya kak sistemu vygruzki topliva portsiyami, tak i sistemu nepreryvnoj vygruzki. Problema ehffektivnogo oblucheniya pervoj zagruzki rassmatrivaetsya vmeste so skhemami zapazdyvayushchej nachal'noj zameny topliva i ego peremeshcheniya. Rassmatrivayutsya ehkonomicheskie preimushchestva i trudnosti ispol'zovaniya neprirodnogo urana v vyrovnennykh reaktorakh. Rassmatrivaetsya prakticheskoe reshenie skhemy zameny topliva na novykh reaktorakh i delaetsya ssylka na opyt, priobretennyj v Braduehlle i Berkli. Opisyvaetsya vliyani razlichnoj stoimosti topliva i prodolzhitel'nosti kampanii za ehkonomichnost' toplivnogo tsikla. (author)

  17. Toxicology of Biodiesel Combustion products

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    1. Introduction The toxicology of combusted biodiesel is an emerging field. Much of the current knowledge about biological responses and health effects stems from studies of exposures to other fuel sources (typically petroleum diesel, gasoline, and wood) incompletely combusted. ...

  18. Underground treatment of combustible minerals

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    Sarapuu, E

    1954-10-14

    A process is described for treating oil underground, consisting in introducing several electrodes spaced one from the other in a bed of combustibles underground so that they come in electric contact with this bed of combustibles remaining insulated from the ground, and applying to the electrodes a voltage sufficient to produce an electric current across the bed of combustibles, so as to heat it and create an electric connection between the electrodes on traversing the bed of combustibles.

  19. Supersonic Combustion Ramjet Research

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    2012-08-01

    was in collaboration with Prof. R. Bowersox (Texas A&M University) and Dr. K. Kobayashi ( Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency, JAXA). 4.2 Ignition... cinema stereoscopic PIV system for the measurement of micro- and meso-scale turbulent premixed flame dynamics,” Paper B13, 5th US Combustion

  20. Infrared monitoring of combustion

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    Bates, S.C.; Morrison, P.W. Jr.; Solomon, P.R.

    1991-01-01

    In this paper, the use of Fourier Transform Infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy for combustion monitoring is described. A combination of emission, transmission, and reflection FT-IR spectroscopy yields data on the temperature and composition of the gases, surfaces and suspended particles in the combustion environment. Detection sensitivity of such trace exhaust gases as CO, CO 2 , SO 2 , NO x , and unburned hydrocarbons is at the ppm level. Tomographic reconstruction converts line-of-sight measurements into spatially resolved temperature and concentration data. Examples from various combustion processes are used to demonstrate the capabilities of the technique. Industrial measurements are described that have been performed directly in the combustion zone and in the exhaust duct of a large chemical recovery boiler. Other measurements of hot slag show how FT-IR spectroscopy can determine the temperature and optical properties of surfaces. In addition, experiments with water droplets show that transmission FT-IR data yield spectra that characterize particle size and number density

  1. Combustible dust tests

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    The sugar dust explosion in Georgia on February 7, 2008 killed 14 workers and injured many others (OSHA, 2009). As a consequence of this explosion, OSHA revised its Combustible Dust National Emphasis (NEP) program. The NEP targets 64 industries with more than 1,000 inspections and has found more tha...

  2. El enfrentamiento entre sofística y filosofía ante el problema de la verdad

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    Spangenberg, Maria del Pilar

    2015-01-01

    Este trabajo se dirige a investigar la noción de alétheia en el pensamiento griego clásico. La intención no es aquí aprehender el concepto tal cual lo pensaban los griegos —tal intento sería vano a partir de las ideas hermeneúticas aquí asumidas, según las cuales no podemos saltar sobre nuestro propio horizonte para alcanzar una idea que permanecería clavada en su identidad en el pasado—, sino repensar la ubicación del punto de fuga que repres...

  3. “Não é de verdade, é só um desenho”: de que nos falam os desenhos infantis?

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    Bordin, Francine Borges

    2014-01-01

    Este trabalho investiga os desenhos infantis enquanto objeto de pesquisa educacional e está centrado nos desenhos produzidos por alunos de educação infantil de uma escola de arte e infância da cidade de Pelotas. A temática foca-se na discussão sobre desenhos infantis a partir da sociologia da infância no diálogo com a educação. Como objetivo geral, pretendemos identificar os diferentes elementos representados pelas crianças nos seus desenhos, no que tange aos temas da educação (escolar ou não...

  4. Evaluation of the CR{sub 3}C{sub 2}(NICR) coating deposited on S4400 with the HVOF process for PEM fuel flow plates; Evaluacion del recubrimiento CR{sub 3}C{sub 2}(NICR) depositado sobre S4400 por el proceso HVOF para placas de flujo de celdas de combustible PEM

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    Rendon Belmonte, M.; Perez Quiroz, J.T. [Instituto Mexicano del Transporte, Queretaro, Queretaro (Mexico)]. E-mail: marielarb17@hotmail.com; Porcayo Calderon, J. [Instituto de Investigaciones Electricas, Cuernavaca, Morelos (Mexico); Orozco, G. [Centro de Investigacion y Desarrollo Tecnologico en Electroquimica S. C., Queretaro, Queretaro (Mexico)

    2009-09-15

    This research studied the behavior of Cr{sub 3}C{sub 2}(NiCr) coating deposited on S4400 with the HVOF (High Velocity Oxygen-Fuel) thermal projection process. Coating was applied after the surface of the plate was prepared with ceramic granulated metal burst according to norm NACE No. 1/ SSPC-SP 5 and cleaned with acetone. The electrolyte used was an H{sub 2}SO{sub 4} 0,5 M + 2 ppm F{sup -} solution at ambient temperature. Mercury sulfate (Hg{sub 2}SO{sub 4}) electrode was used as the reference electrode and the counter electrode used was a graphite bar. To study the electrochemical behavior, polarization curves were generated with a sweep speed of 0.15 mV/s, according to norms ASTM G5 and ASTM G59. Before testing, the Ecorr was measured with a high impedance multimeter (10{sup 6}). The morphological aspect of the coating evaluated was analyzed with SEM (sweep electron microscopy). Based on the obtained icorr values of 1.7*10{sup -4} mA/cm{sup 2} for a period of 576 hours, we can state that this coating meets the criteria for resistance to corrosion required by the DOE (U.S. Department of Energy) for consideration of its use in PEM fuel cell flow plates. [Spanish] En esta investigacion se estudio el comportamiento del recubrimiento Cr{sub 3}C{sub 2}(NiCr), depositado sobre S4400 mediante el proceso de proyeccion termica HVOF (High Velocity Oxygen-Fuel). Previo a la aplicacion del recubrimiento, la placa fue preparada superficialmente mediante rafaga de granalla ceramica de acuerdo con la norma NACE No. 1/ SSPC-SP 5, limpiada con acetona y en esta condicion se procedio a la aplicacion del recubrimiento. El electrolito empleado fue una solucion de H{sub 2}SO{sub 4} 0,5 M + 2 ppm F{sup -} a temperatura ambiente, como electrodo de referencia se empleo un electrodo de sulfato mercuroso (Hg{sub 2}SO{sub 4}) y como contraelectrodo una barra de grafito. Para estudiar el comportamiento electroquimico se realizaron curvas de polarizacion con una velocidad de barrido de 0

  5. El lugar político de la justicia y la verdad en la justicia transicional en Colombia

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    Francisco Cortés Rodas

    2017-01-01

    Full Text Available El autor hace una lectura contextual del concepto de justicia transicional para enfatizar en la discusiÛn sobre elementos como el perdÛn y la responsabilidad, y para articular de mejor forma los fenÛmenos legales y morales que han sido tratados de manera unilateral en recientes procesos transicionales. Es importante destacar lo problem·tico que resultarÌa el proceso de justicia transicional en Colombia si no se equilibran las dimensiones jurÌdicas y polÌticas con la dimensiÛn moral. La dimensiÛn jurÌdica es fundamental y debe haber un castigo para los responsables de graves crÌmenes, pero es necesario adoptar una visiÛn no retributiva del castigo. Para desarrollar los elementos de esta controversia se plantea si en las condiciones de la negociaciÛn polÌtica en Colombia es posible la aplicaciÛn de la justicia penal en un sentido normal. En la parte final se analiza la afirmaciÛn de los opositores del proceso de paz de que este no constituye m·s que una polÌtica de impunidad. Esto se hace mediante la reconstrucciÛn del Marco JurÌdico para la Paz y del Acuerdo sobre las VÌctimas del Conflicto.

  6. Low emission internal combustion engine

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    Karaba, Albert M.

    1979-01-01

    A low emission, internal combustion compression ignition engine having a cylinder, a piston movable in the cylinder and a pre-combustion chamber communicating with the cylinder near the top thereof and in which low emissions of NO.sub.x are achieved by constructing the pre-combustion chamber to have a volume of between 70% and 85% of the combined pre-chamber and main combustion chamber volume when the piston is at top dead center and by variably controlling the initiation of fuel injection into the pre-combustion chamber.

  7. A combustão catalítica do metano: estudo estatístico do efeito das variáveis de preparação e pré-tratamento de catalisadores de paládio suportado sobre a atividade catalítica The catalytic combustion of methane: statistical study of preparation and pretreatment conditions of palladium supported catalysts and their relationship with catalytic activity

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    Maria da Graça Carneiro da Rocha

    2001-04-01

    Full Text Available The catalytic combustion of methane on alumina supported palladium catalysts was studied. It has been reported that the activity of the catalyst increases with its time on line, despite of an increase of the palladium particle size. However, different preparation, pretreatment and testing conditions can be the reason for the observed different results. An experimental design, which allows to verify the influence of several parameters at the same time with a good statistical quality, was used. A Plackett-Burman design was selected for the screening of the variables which have an effect on the increase of the catalyst activity.

  8. Hydrogen assisted diesel combustion

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    Lilik, Gregory K.; Boehman, Andre L. [The EMS Energy Institute, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802 (United States); Zhang, Hedan; Haworth, Daniel C. [Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802 (United States); Herreros, Jose Martin [Escuela Tecnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales, Universidad de Castilla La-Mancha, Avda. Camilo Jose Cela s/n, 13071 Ciudad Real (Spain)

    2010-05-15

    Hydrogen assisted diesel combustion was investigated on a DDC/VM Motori 2.5L, 4-cylinder, turbocharged, common rail, direct injection light-duty diesel engine, with a focus on exhaust emissions. Hydrogen was substituted for diesel fuel on an energy basis of 0%, 2.5%, 5%, 7.5%, 10% and 15% by aspiration of hydrogen into the engine's intake air. Four speed and load conditions were investigated (1800 rpm at 25% and 75% of maximum output and 3600 rpm at 25% and 75% of maximum output). A significant retarding of injection timing by the engine's electronic control unit (ECU) was observed during the increased aspiration of hydrogen. The retarding of injection timing resulted in significant NO{sub X} emission reductions, however, the same emission reductions were achieved without aspirated hydrogen by manually retarding the injection timing. Subsequently, hydrogen assisted diesel combustion was examined, with the pilot and main injection timings locked, to study the effects caused directly by hydrogen addition. Hydrogen assisted diesel combustion resulted in a modest increase of NO{sub X} emissions and a shift in NO/NO{sub 2} ratio in which NO emissions decreased and NO{sub 2} emissions increased, with NO{sub 2} becoming the dominant NO{sub X} component in some combustion modes. Computational fluid dynamics analysis (CFD) of the hydrogen assisted diesel combustion process captured this trend and reproduced the experimentally observed trends of hydrogen's effect on the composition of NO{sub X} for some operating conditions. A model that explicitly accounts for turbulence-chemistry interactions using a transported probability density function (PDF) method was better able to reproduce the experimental trends, compared to a model that ignores the influence of turbulent fluctuations on mean chemical production rates, although the importance of the fluctuations is not as strong as has been reported in some other recent modeling studies. The CFD results confirm

  9. Combustion strategy : United Kingdom

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    Greenhalgh, D. [Heriot-Watt Univ., Edingburgh, Scotland (United Kingdom). School of Engineering and Physical Sciences

    2009-07-01

    The United Kingdom's combustion strategy was briefly presented. Government funding sources for universities were listed. The United Kingdom Research Councils that were listed included the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC); the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC); the Economic and Social Research Council; the Medical Research Council; the Natural Environment Research Council; and the Science and Technology Facilities Council. The EPSRC supported 65 grants worth 30.5 million pounds. The combustion industry was noted to be dominated by three main players of which one was by far the largest. The 3 key players were Rolls-Royce; Jaguar Land Rover; and Doosan Babcock. Industry and government involvement was also discussed for the BIS Technology Strategy Board, strategy technology areas, and strategy application areas.

  10. Aerosols from biomass combustion

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    Nussbaumer, T.

    2001-07-01

    This report is the proceedings of a seminar on biomass combustion and aerosol production organised jointly by the International Energy Agency's (IEA) Task 32 on bio energy and the Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE). This collection of 16 papers discusses the production of aerosols and fine particles by the burning of biomass and their effects. Expert knowledge on the environmental impact of aerosols, formation mechanisms, measurement technologies, methods of analysis and measures to be taken to reduce such emissions is presented. The seminar, visited by 50 participants from 11 countries, shows, according to the authors, that the reduction of aerosol emissions resulting from biomass combustion will remain a challenge for the future.

  11. Digital signage sobre IP

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    Casademont Filella, Albert

    2012-01-01

    Projecte que versa sobre el disseny i la implementació d'un sistema de Digital Signage (Cartelleria Digital) sobre IP, creant un gestor que permeti controlar de forma remota tot un conjunt de petits dispositius connectats a pantalles que emeten continguts multimèdia com vídeos, imatges, feeds rss...

  12. Sobre dois conceitos de Foucault

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    Sirio Possenti

    2007-11-01

    Full Text Available 0 objetivo deste trabalho é defender uma certa leitura de Foucault, em especial no que se refere aos conceitos de saber e de verdade, frequentemente tomados em sentido corrente. A razão é que, se Foucault for lido assim, algumas de suas hipóteses perdem completamente seu vigor e sua produtividade, tomando-se inúteis para perceber — e este é um de seus propósitos — a especificidade do funcionamento de certos discursos, seja no que se refere a sua forma de produção quanto no que se refere as relações entre os discursos.

  13. Plasma Assisted Combustion

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    2007-02-28

    Tracking an individual streamer branch among others in a pulsed induced discharge J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 35 2823--9 [29] van Veldhuizen E M and Rutgers...2005) AIAA–2005–0405. [99] E.M. Van Veldhuizen (ed) Electrical Discharges for Environmental Purposes: Fun- damentals and Applications (New York: Nova...Vandooren J, Van Tiggelen P J 1977 Reaction Mechanism and Rate Constants in Lean Hydrogen–Nitrous Oxide Flames Combust. Flame 28 165 [201] Dean A M, Steiner

  14. Fluid-bed combustion

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    Hunt, G.; Schoebotham, N.

    1981-02-01

    In Energy Equipment Company's two-stage fluidized bed system, partial combustion in a fluidized bed is followed by burn-off of the generated gases above the bed. The system can be retrofitted to existing boilers, and can burn small, high ash coal efficiently. It has advantages when used as a hot gas generator for process drying. Tests on a boiler at a Cadbury Schweppes plant are reported.

  15. Combustion science and engineering

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    Annamalai, Kalyan

    2006-01-01

    Introduction and Review of Thermodynamics Introduction Combustion Terminology Matter and Its Properties Microscopic Overview of Thermodynamics Conservation of Mass and Energy and the First Law of Thermodynamics The Second Law of Thermodynamics Summary Stoichiometry and Thermochemistry of Reacting Systems Introduction Overall Reactions Gas Analyses Global Conservation Equations for Reacting Systems Thermochemistry Summary Appendix Reaction Direction and Equilibrium Introduction Reaction Direction and Chemical Equilibrium Chemical Equilibrium Relations Vant Hoff Equation Adi

  16. Issues in waste combustion

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    Gustavsson, Lennart; Robertson, Kerstin; Tullin, Claes [Swedish National Testing and Research Inst., Boraas (Sweden); Sundquist, Lena; Wrangensten, Lars [AaF-Energikonsult AB, Stockholm (Sweden); Blom, Elisabet [AaF-Processdesign AB, Stockholm (Sweden)

    2003-05-01

    The main purpose of this review is to provide an overview of the state-of-the-art on research and development issues related to waste combustion with relevance for Swedish conditions. The review focuses on co-combustion in grate and fluidised bed furnaces. It is primarily literature searches in relevant databases of scientific publications with to material published after 1995. As a complement, findings published in different report series, have also been included. Since the area covered by this report is very wide, we do not claim to cover the issues included completely and it has not been possitile to evaluate the referred studies in depth. Basic knowledge about combustion issues is not included since such information can be found elsewhere in the literature. Rather, this review should be viewed as an overview of research and development in the waste-to-energy area and as such we hope that it will inspire scientists and others to further work in relevant areas.

  17. Hermenêutica e saúde: reflexões sobre o pensamento de Hans-Georg Gadamer

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    Janieiry Lima de Araújo

    2012-02-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo tem como objetivo contribuir para a utilização da hermenêutica de Gadamer na prática de enfermagem. Reflete acerca da incorporação do paradigma conceitual sobre a saúde, o cuidado e o diálogo terapêutico. Na primeira parte, apresenta a discussão dos conceitos Gadamerianos da obra Verdade e Método, a filosofia hermenêutica proposta pelo filósofo e finaliza com a articulação do conceito de saúde apresentado na obra O Caráter Oculto da Saúde, que propõe o cuidado mediado pelo diálogo terapêutico e sua utilização pelos profissionais de enfermagem.

  18. The Diesel Combustion Collaboratory: Combustion Researchers Collaborating over the Internet

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    C. M. Pancerella; L. A. Rahn; C. Yang

    2000-02-01

    The Diesel Combustion Collaborator (DCC) is a pilot project to develop and deploy collaborative technologies to combustion researchers distributed throughout the DOE national laboratories, academia, and industry. The result is a problem-solving environment for combustion research. Researchers collaborate over the Internet using DCC tools, which include: a distributed execution management system for running combustion models on widely distributed computers, including supercomputers; web-accessible data archiving capabilities for sharing graphical experimental or modeling data; electronic notebooks and shared workspaces for facilitating collaboration; visualization of combustion data; and video-conferencing and data-conferencing among researchers at remote sites. Security is a key aspect of the collaborative tools. In many cases, the authors have integrated these tools to allow data, including large combustion data sets, to flow seamlessly, for example, from modeling tools to data archives. In this paper the authors describe the work of a larger collaborative effort to design, implement and deploy the DCC.

  19. Internal combustion engine using premixed combustion of stratified charges

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    Marriott, Craig D [Rochester Hills, MI; Reitz, Rolf D [Madison, WI

    2003-12-30

    During a combustion cycle, a first stoichiometrically lean fuel charge is injected well prior to top dead center, preferably during the intake stroke. This first fuel charge is substantially mixed with the combustion chamber air during subsequent motion of the piston towards top dead center. A subsequent fuel charge is then injected prior to top dead center to create a stratified, locally richer mixture (but still leaner than stoichiometric) within the combustion chamber. The locally rich region within the combustion chamber has sufficient fuel density to autoignite, and its self-ignition serves to activate ignition for the lean mixture existing within the remainder of the combustion chamber. Because the mixture within the combustion chamber is overall premixed and relatively lean, NO.sub.x and soot production are significantly diminished.

  20. Las víctimas en el proceso de Justicia y paz. Carácter simbólico de la verdad, la justicia y la reparación en la transición hacia la convivencia

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    Hernando Barreto Ardila

    2009-12-01

    Full Text Available En el curso de los procesos de Justicia y Paz juega papel preponderante el carácter simbólico del derecho penal, motivo por el cual es preciso implementar sistemas selectivos para investigar y sancionar a los responsables de mayor importancia y respecto de las conductas más graves, disponer urgentemente la reparación administrativa de las víctimas y crear espacios extrajudiciales para reconstruir la verdad, procederes sin los cuales no hay lugar a la justicia transicional complementada por la justicia restaurativa, sin olvido de unos mínimos de justicia retributiva. No se debe adelantar investigaciones individuales como si se tratara de asuntos inconexos, sino tramitar macroprocesos, pues se trata de la reconstrucción judicial, no de una verdad episódica, sino de una situación con un amplio desarrollo extendido en el tiempo y el espacio.

  1. Demos com o colosso em terra: o ocaso de José Bonifácio e a ascensão política de Aureliano Coutinho nas páginas do jornal A Verdade

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    Julio Bentivoglio

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo analisa a campanha movida por Aureliano Coutinho para destituir José Bonifácio da tutoria do futuro imperador Pedro II, travada a partir de seu jornal A Verdade entre 1832 e 1834. Indica como esta ação foi decisiva para a trajetória política de Aureliano, futuro visconde de Sepetiba, para alcançar a preeminência palaciana na corte imperial brasileira.

  2. Sulfur Chemistry in Combustion I

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    Johnsson, Jan Erik; Glarborg, Peter

    2000-01-01

    of the sulphur compounds in fossil fuels and the possibilities to remove them will be given. Then the combustion of sulphur species and their influence on the combustion chemistry and especially on the CO oxidation and the NOx formation will be described. Finally the in-situ removal of sulphur in the combustion...... process by reaction between SO2 and calcium containing sorbents and the influence on the NOx chemistry will be treated....

  3. Apuntes sobre esporotricosis

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    Londoño, Fabio

    2011-01-01

    Se hace una breve reseña histórica de las primeras comunicaciones sobre esporotricosis. Se destaca la amplia difusión de la enfermedad en nuestro país. 3. Se hace notar la no existencia de datos bibliográficos sobre formas extracutáneas. 4. Se llama la atención sobre la eficaz ayuda de la intradermo-reacción con esporotriquina en el diagnóstico de la enfermedad. 5- Se comunica un caso de esporotricosis verrugosa tratado con anfotericin B, con excelentes resultados

  4. Apuntes sobre esporotricosis

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    Fabio Londoño

    1960-01-01

    Full Text Available Se hace una breve reseña histórica de las primeras comunicaciones sobre esporotricosis. Se destaca la amplia difusión de la enfermedad en nuestro país. 3. Se hace notar la no existencia de datos bibliográficos sobre formas extracutáneas. 4. Se llama la atención sobre la eficaz ayuda de la intradermo-reacción con esporotriquina en el diagnóstico de la enfermedad. 5- Se comunica un caso de esporotricosis verrugosa tratado con anfotericin B, con excelentes resultados

  5. Verdad, justicia y reparación en Argentina, El Salvador y Sudáfrica. Perspectiva comparada

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    Ethel Nataly Castellanos-Morales

    2010-03-01

    Full Text Available En el siguiente trabajo presentaré un ejercicio comparado —una comparación estructuralmente focalizada— sobre lo que ha sucedido en algunos países del mundo en cuanto a la implementación del derecho a la justicia. Con esta brevísima descripción intento mostrar los problemas que plantean los procesos de transición, cómo se ha presentado su aceptación o rechazo por parte de los nacientes gobiernos, ávidos de legitimidad, y cómo se han manifestado las víctimas y la sociedad, en general, frente a las fórmulas de justicia propuestas, pues, éstas casi siempre han sido vistas como un obstáculo en el camino hacia la democracia. Pretendo enfatizar, entonces, en la importancia de utilizar el diálogo ante la necesidad de conciliar el pragmatismo propio de la política con la protección de los derechos humanos. A pesar de ser un tema estudiado en varias ocasiones, lo que procuro es extraer unas conclusiones que eventualmente sean aplicables al caso colombiano.

  6. Pulsating combustion - Combustion characteristics and reduction of emissions

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    Lindholm, Annika

    1999-11-01

    In the search for high efficiency combustion systems pulsating combustion has been identified as one of the technologies that potentially can meet the objectives of clean combustion and good fuel economy. Pulsating combustion offers low emissions of pollutants, high heat transfer and efficient combustion. Although it is an old technology, the interest in pulsating combustion has been renewed in recent years, due to its unique features. Various applications of pulsating combustion can be found, mainly as drying and heating devices, of which the latter also have had commercial success. It is, however, in the design process of a pulse combustor, difficult to predict the operating frequency, the heat release etc., due to the lack of a well founded theory of the phenomenon. Research concerning control over the combustion process is essential for developing high efficiency pulse combustors with low emissions. Natural gas fired Helmholtz type pulse combustors have been the experimental objects of this study. In order to investigate the interaction between the fluid dynamics and the chemistry in pulse combustors, laser based measuring techniques as well as other conventional measuring techniques have been used. The experimental results shows the possibilities to control the combustion characteristics of pulsating combustion. It is shown that the time scales in the large vortices created at the inlet to the combustion chamber are very important for the operation of the pulse combustor. By increasing/decreasing the time scale for the large scale mixing the timing of the heat release is changed and the operating characteristics of the pulse combustor changes. Three different means for NO{sub x} reduction in Helmholtz type pulse combustors have been investigated. These include exhaust gas recirculation, alteration of air/fuel ratio and changed inlet geometry in the combustion chamber. All used methods achieved less than 10 ppm NO{sub x} emitted (referred to stoichiometric

  7. Combustion from basics to applications

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    Lackner, Maximilian; Winter, Franz

    2013-01-01

    Combustion, the process of burning, is defined as a chemical reaction between a combustible reactant (the fuel) and an oxidizing agent (such as air) in order to produce heat and in most cases light while new chemical species (e.g., flue gas components) are formed. This book covers a gap on the market by providing a concise introduction to combustion. Most of the other books currently available are targeted towards the experienced users and contain too many details and/or contain knowledge at a fairly high level. This book provides a brief and clear overview of the combustion basics, suitable f

  8. Mathematical Modeling in Combustion Science

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    Takeno, Tadao

    1988-01-01

    An important new area of current research in combustion science is reviewed in the contributions to this volume. The complicated phenomena of combustion, such as chemical reactions, heat and mass transfer, and gaseous flows, have so far been studied predominantly by experiment and by phenomenological approaches. But asymptotic analysis and other recent developments are rapidly changing this situation. The contributions in this volume are devoted to mathematical modeling in three areas: high Mach number combustion, complex chemistry and physics, and flame modeling in small scale turbulent flow combustion.

  9. Combustion Byproducts Recycling Consortium

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    Ziemkiewicz, Paul; Vandivort, Tamara; Pflughoeft-Hassett, Debra; Chugh, Y Paul; Hower, James

    2008-08-31

    Each year, over 100 million tons of solid byproducts are produced by coal-burning electric utilities in the United States. Annual production of flue gas desulfurization (FGD) byproducts continues to increase as the result of more stringent sulfur emission restrictions. In addition, stricter limits on NOx emissions mandated by the 1990 Clean Air Act have resulted in utility burner/boiler modifications that frequently yield higher carbon concentrations in fly ash, which restricts the use of the ash as a cement replacement. Controlling ammonia in ash is also of concern. If newer, “clean coal” combustion and gasification technologies are adopted, their byproducts may also present a management challenge. The objective of the Combustion Byproducts Recycling Consortium (CBRC) is to develop and demonstrate technologies to address issues related to the recycling of byproducts associated with coal combustion processes. A goal of CBRC is that these technologies, by the year 2010, will lead to an overall ash utilization rate from the current 34% to 50% by such measures as increasing the current rate of FGD byproduct use and increasing in the number of uses considered “allowable” under state regulations. Another issue of interest to the CBRC would be to examine the environmental impact of both byproduct utilization and disposal. No byproduct utilization technology is likely to be adopted by industry unless it is more cost-effective than landfilling. Therefore, it is extremely important that the utility industry provide guidance to the R&D program. Government agencies and privatesector organizations that may be able to utilize these materials in the conduct of their missions should also provide input. The CBRC will serve as an effective vehicle for acquiring and maintaining guidance from these diverse organizations so that the proper balance in the R&D program is achieved.

  10. The combustion of sodium

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    Newman, R.N.

    1978-01-01

    The burning rates of sodium in the form of vapour jets, droplets, sprays and unconfined and confined pools have been reviewed. Attention has been paid to assessing the value of models in the various combustion modes. Additional models have been constructed for the descriptions of laminar and turbulent vapour jets, stationary droplets, forced convection over ambient pool fires together with correlations for peak pressures in confined pool environments. Where appropriate experiments with sodium have not been conducted, the likely behaviour is predicted by comparison with the burning of other fuels, particularly in the field of large free ambient fires. Some areas where further knowledge is required are highlighted. (author)

  11. Fluidised bed combustion system

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    McKenzie, E.C.

    1976-01-01

    Fluidized bed combustion systems that facilitates the maintenance of the depth of the bed are described. A discharge pipe projects upwardly into the bed so that bed material can flow into its upper end and escape downwardly. The end of the pipe is surrounded by an enclosure and air is discharged into the enclosure so that material will enter the pipe from within the enclosure and have been cooled in the enclosure by the air discharged into it. The walls of the enclosure may themselves be cooled

  12. Fuel and combustion stratification study of Partially Premixed Combustion

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    Izadi Najafabadi, M.; Dam, N.; Somers, B.; Johansson, B.

    2016-01-01

    Relatively high levels of stratification is one of the main advantages of Partially Premixed Combustion (PPC) over the Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI) concept. Fuel stratification smoothens heat release and improves controllability of this kind of combustion. However, the lack of a

  13. POLÍTICAS DE BIENESTAR SOCIAL Y DESIGUALDADES EN SALUD. VERDADES PRECONCEBIDAS EN LA INVESTIGACIÓN CIENTÍFICA

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    Enrique Regidor

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available Al final de la primera década de la presente centuria aparecieron algunos debates en epidemiología social que enfrentaron a quienes defendían la existencia de una relación entre las tradiciones políticas y/o modelos del Estado del Bienestar con la magnitud de las desigualdades socioeconómicas en el estado de salud con quienes defendían que los hechos no apoyaban tal relación. Dichos debates son similares a los que surgieron en los años noventa acerca de las teorías de producción de las enfermedades y los factores que determinan su distribución en la población. Mientras que algunos autores consideran imposible separar los aspectos éticos y políticos y los valores profesionales de los argumentos científicos, otros consideran que los epidemiólogos y demás científicos deben hacer un esfuerzo para distinguir entre las consideraciones científicas y las que no lo son. En este trabajo se reflexiona acerca de la armonía que mantienen la ciencia, la política y la ética en la práctica científica sobre las desigualdades en salud, a pesar de que la experiencia empírica es contraria a ese conjunto armónico.

  14. Karol Wojtyla: el surgimiento de una vocación a indagar por la verdad del hombre

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    Andrés Felipe López López

    2013-06-01

    Full Text Available El incesante retorno de Karol Wojtyla al estudio del hombre y la defensa de la dignidad de la persona no son hechos producto del azar o del mero interés del pensador, sino que son resultado de la experiencia del fenómeno del totalitarismo durante el transcurso de la Segunda Guerra Mundial; además, sufrió todo el desprecio de la barbarie nazi y la posterior llegada del comunismo a su nación; estas “ideologías del mal” como él las llamó, dan cuenta de la naturaleza verdadera y radical del mal, del olvido del otro y de la desestimación sistemática por la vida humana. Este artículo es una descripción del ejercicio de poder y dominación ejecutados concretamente por Adolf Hitler a Polonia durante el paso de la guerra por ese país, tierra natal del Papa. El objeto de estudio es la comprensión, en términos de causalidad, del pensamiento de Wojtyla: personalismo y humanismo cristiano; los términos “totalitarismo”, “geopolíica”, “personalismo” y la figura de Hitler son esenciales. Los pensadores no se hacen solos, su temperamento es fruto del contexto en el que vivieron. En este análisis, para hacer más fina esa comprensión pretendida, son citados otros autores que han ampliado el horizonte de comprensión sobre el fenómeno citado, por ejemplo Hannah Arendt y Joan Carles Mélich.

  15. Combustion Stratification for Naphtha from CI Combustion to PPC

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    Vallinayagam, R.

    2017-03-28

    This study demonstrates the combustion stratification from conventional compression ignition (CI) combustion to partially premixed combustion (PPC). Experiments are performed in an optical CI engine at a speed of 1200 rpm for diesel and naphtha (RON = 46). The motored pressure at TDC is maintained at 35 bar and fuelMEP is kept constant at 5.1 bar to account for the difference in fuel properties between naphtha and diesel. Single injection strategy is employed and the fuel is injected at a pressure of 800 bar. Photron FASTCAM SA4 that captures in-cylinder combustion at the rate of 10000 frames per second is employed. The captured high speed video is processed to study the combustion homogeneity based on an algorithm reported in previous studies. Starting from late fuel injection timings, combustion stratification is investigated by advancing the fuel injection timings. For late start of injection (SOI), a direct link between SOI and combustion phasing is noticed. At early SOI, combustion phasing depends on both intake air temperature and SOI. In order to match the combustion phasing (CA50) of diesel, the intake air temperature is increased to 90°C for naphtha. The combustion stratification from CI to PPC is also investigated for various level of dilution by displacing oxygen with nitrogen in the intake. The start of combustion (SOC) was delayed with the increase in dilution and to compensate for this, the intake air temperature is increased. The mixture homogeneity is enhanced for higher dilution due to longer ignition delay. The results show that high speed image is initially blue and then turned yellow, indicating soot formation and oxidation. The luminosity of combustion images decreases with early SOI and increased dilution. The images are processed to generate the level of stratification based on the image intensity. The level of stratification is same for diesel and naphtha at various SOI. When O concentration in the intake is decreased to 17.7% and 14

  16. Some Factors Affecting Combustion in an Internal-Combustion Engine

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    Rothrock, A M; Cohn, Mildred

    1936-01-01

    An investigation of the combustion of gasoline, safety, and diesel fuels was made in the NACA combustion apparatus under conditions of temperature that permitted ignition by spark with direct fuel injection, in spite of the compression ratio of 12.7 employed. The influence of such variables as injection advance angle, jacket temperature, engine speed, and spark position was studied. The most pronounced effect was that an increase in the injection advance angle (beyond a certain minimum value) caused a decrease in the extent and rate of combustion. In almost all cases combustion improved with increased temperature. The results show that at low air temperatures the rates of combustion vary with the volatility of the fuel, but that at high temperatures this relationship does not exist and the rates depend to a greater extent on the chemical nature of the fuel.

  17. Preliminary assessment of combustion modes for internal combustion wave rotors

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    Nalim, M. Razi

    1995-01-01

    Combustion within the channels of a wave rotor is examined as a means of obtaining pressure gain during heat addition in a gas turbine engine. Several modes of combustion are considered and the factors that determine the applicability of three modes are evaluated in detail; premixed autoignition/detonation, premixed deflagration, and non-premixed compression ignition. The last two will require strong turbulence for completion of combustion in a reasonable time in the wave rotor. The compression/autoignition modes will require inlet temperatures in excess of 1500 R for reliable ignition with most hydrocarbon fuels; otherwise, a supplementary ignition method must be provided. Examples of combustion mode selection are presented for two core engine applications that had been previously designed with equivalent 4-port wave rotor topping cycles using external combustion.

  18. Path planning during combustion mode switch

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    Jiang, Li; Ravi, Nikhil

    2015-12-29

    Systems and methods are provided for transitioning between a first combustion mode and a second combustion mode in an internal combustion engine. A current operating point of the engine is identified and a target operating point for the internal combustion engine in the second combustion mode is also determined. A predefined optimized transition operating point is selected from memory. While operating in the first combustion mode, one or more engine actuator settings are adjusted to cause the operating point of the internal combustion engine to approach the selected optimized transition operating point. When the engine is operating at the selected optimized transition operating point, the combustion mode is switched from the first combustion mode to the second combustion mode. While operating in the second combustion mode, one or more engine actuator settings are adjusted to cause the operating point of the internal combustion to approach the target operating point.

  19. AIR EMISSIONS FROM SCRAP TIRE COMBUSTION

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    The report discusses air emissions from two types of scrap tire combustion: uncontrolled and controlled. Uncontrolled sources are open tire fires, which produce many unhealthful products of incomplete combustion and release them directly into the atmosphere. Controlled combustion...

  20. Plasma igniter for internal-combustion engines

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    Breshears, R. R.; Fitzgerald, D. J.

    1978-01-01

    Hot ionized gas (plasma) ignites air/fuel mixture in internal combustion engines more effectively than spark. Electromagnetic forces propel plasma into combustion zone. Combustion rate is not limited by flame-front speed.

  1. Manifold methods for methane combustion

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    Yang, B.; Pope, S.B. [Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY (United States)

    1995-10-01

    Great progresses have been made in combustion research, especially, the computation of laminar flames and the probability density function (PDF) method in turbulent combustion. For one-dimensional laminar flames, by considering the transport mechanism, the detailed chemical kinetic mechanism and the interactions between these two basic processes, today it is a routine matter to calculate flame velocities, extinction, ignition, temperature, and species distributions from the governing equations. Results are in good agreement with those obtained for experiments. However, for turbulent combustion, because of the complexities of turbulent flow, chemical reactions, and the interaction between them, in the foreseeable future, it is impossible to calculate the combustion flow field by directly integrating the basic governing equations. So averaging and modeling are necessary in turbulent combustion studies. Averaging, on one hand, simplifies turbulent combustion calculations, on the other hand, it introduces the infamous closure problems, especially the closure problem with chemical reaction terms. Since in PDF calculations of turbulent combustion, the averages of the chemical reaction terms can be calculated, PDF methods overcome the closure problem with the reaction terms. It has been shown that the PDF method is a most promising method to calculate turbulent combustion. PDF methods have been successfully employed to calculate laboratory turbulent flames: they can predict phenomena such as super equilibrium radical levels, and local extinction. Because of these advantages, PDF methods are becoming used increasingly in industry combustor codes.

  2. Combustion & Laser Diagnostics Research Complex (CLDRC)

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    Federal Laboratory Consortium — Description: The Combustion and Laser Diagnostics Research Complex (CLRDC) supports the experimental and computational study of fundamental combustion phenomena to...

  3. Combustion instability control in the model of combustion chamber

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    Akhmadullin, A N; Ahmethanov, E N; Iovleva, O V; Mitrofanov, G A

    2013-01-01

    An experimental study of the influence of external periodic perturbations on the instability of the combustion chamber in a pulsating combustion. As an external periodic disturbances were used sound waves emitted by the electrodynamics. The purpose of the study was to determine the possibility of using the method of external periodic perturbation to control the combustion instability. The study was conducted on a specially created model of the combustion chamber with a swirl burner in the frequency range from 100 to 1400 Hz. The study found that the method of external periodic perturbations may be used to control combustion instability. Depending on the frequency of the external periodic perturbation is observed as an increase and decrease in the amplitude of the oscillations in the combustion chamber. These effects are due to the mechanisms of synchronous and asynchronous action. External periodic disturbance generated in the path feeding the gaseous fuel, showing the high efficiency of the method of management in terms of energy costs. Power required to initiate periodic disturbances (50 W) is significantly smaller than the thermal capacity of the combustion chamber (100 kW)

  4. Space Station Freedom combustion research

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    Faeth, G. M.

    1992-01-01

    Extended operations in microgravity, on board spacecraft like Space Station Freedom, provide both unusual opportunities and unusual challenges for combustion science. On the one hand, eliminating the intrusion of buoyancy provides a valuable new perspective for fundamental studies of combustion phenomena. On the other hand, however, the absence of buoyancy creates new hazards of fires and explosions that must be understood to assure safe manned space activities. These considerations - and the relevance of combustion science to problems of pollutants, energy utilization, waste incineration, power and propulsion systems, and fire and explosion hazards, among others - provide strong motivation for microgravity combustion research. The intrusion of buoyancy is a greater impediment to fundamental combustion studies than to most other areas of science. Combustion intrinsically heats gases with the resulting buoyant motion at normal gravity either preventing or vastly complicating measurements. Perversely, this limitation is most evident for fundamental laboratory experiments; few practical combustion phenomena are significantly affected by buoyancy. Thus, we have never observed the most fundamental combustion phenomena - laminar premixed and diffusion flames, heterogeneous flames of particles and surfaces, low-speed turbulent flames, etc. - without substantial buoyant disturbances. This precludes rational merging of theory, where buoyancy is of little interest, and experiments, that always are contaminated by buoyancy, which is the traditional path for developing most areas of science. The current microgravity combustion program seeks to rectify this deficiency using both ground-based and space-based facilities, with experiments involving space-based facilities including: laminar premixed flames, soot processes in laminar jet diffusion flames, structure of laminar and turbulent jet diffusion flames, solid surface combustion, one-dimensional smoldering, ignition and flame

  5. La pericia médico legal como forma de producir la verdad y sus adversarios en los tribunales brasileños de entreguerras

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    Ferla, Luis

    2014-12-01

    crimen, principalmente a través de tortura; las decisiones tomadas por el tribunal del jurado y la producción de pruebas a partir de las declaraciones de los testigos; y el saber del propio individuo delincuente. Todas estas otras formas de «producir la verdad» tenían en común el hecho de originarse en el mundo indocto, extra científico, lo que acabó constituyendo el principal argumento de los médicos legistas contra ellas. Las reflexiones a continuación se ocupan de las disputas por las prerrogativas en producir la verdad en los espacios institucionales dedicados a combatir el acto antisocial y tratan de demostrar las estrategias del discurso médico-científico para imponerse a las formas legas que con él convivían en esos ambientes.

  6. Catalytic Combustion of Gasified Waste

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    Kusar, Henrik

    2003-09-01

    This thesis concerns catalytic combustion for gas turbine application using a low heating-value (LHV) gas, derived from gasified waste. The main research in catalytic combustion focuses on methane as fuel, but an increasing interest is directed towards catalytic combustion of LHV fuels. This thesis shows that it is possible to catalytically combust a LHV gas and to oxidize fuel-bound nitrogen (NH{sub 3}) directly into N{sub 2} without forming NO{sub x} The first part of the thesis gives a background to the system. It defines waste, shortly describes gasification and more thoroughly catalytic combustion. The second part of the present thesis, paper I, concerns the development and testing of potential catalysts for catalytic combustion of LHV gases. The objective of this work was to investigate the possibility to use a stable metal oxide instead of noble metals as ignition catalyst and at the same time reduce the formation of NO{sub x} In paper II pilot-scale tests were carried out to prove the potential of catalytic combustion using real gasified waste and to compare with the results obtained in laboratory scale using a synthetic gas simulating gasified waste. In paper III, selective catalytic oxidation for decreasing the NO{sub x} formation from fuel-bound nitrogen was examined using two different approaches: fuel-lean and fuel-rich conditions. Finally, the last part of the thesis deals with deactivation of catalysts. The various deactivation processes which may affect high-temperature catalytic combustion are reviewed in paper IV. In paper V the poisoning effect of low amounts of sulfur was studied; various metal oxides as well as supported palladium and platinum catalysts were used as catalysts for combustion of a synthetic gas. In conclusion, with the results obtained in this thesis it would be possible to compose a working catalytic system for gas turbine application using a LHV gas.

  7. Inferencias sobre Grafos

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    Sira M. Allende; Carlos N. Bouza

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    El estudio de un juego puede ser modelado asumiendo que solo algunas partidas son observadas. Entonces el árbol del juego debe ser estimado utilizando información muestral. Similarmente ocurre al obtener información sobre el comportamiento de las decisiones tomadas por individuos muestreados sobre un árbol de decisión teórico. Al considerar una medida de probabilidad que caracterice el comportamiento de redes aleatorias se puede obtener un estimado del árbol asociado. Este problema es el anal...

  8. Sobre software libre

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    Matellán Olivera, Vicente; González Barahona, Jesús; Heras Quirós, Pedro de las; Robles Martínez, Gregorio

    2004-01-01

    220 p. "Sobre software libre" reune casi una treintena de ensayos sobre temas de candente actualidad relacionados con el software libre (del cual Linux es su ex- ponente más conocido). Los ensayos que el lector encontrará están divididos en bloques temáticos que van desde la propiedad intelectual o las cuestiones económicas y sociales de este modelo hasta su uso en la educación y las administraciones publicas, pasando por alguno que repasa la historia del software libre en l...

  9. Producer for vegetal combustibles for internal-combustion motors

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    1943-12-28

    A producer is described for internal-combustion motors fed with wood or agricultural byproducts characterized by the fact that its full operation is independent of the degree of wetness of the material used.

  10. Reducing emissions from diesel combustion

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    Anon.

    1992-01-01

    This paper contains information dealing with engine design to reduce emissions and improve or maintain fuel economy. Topics include: Observation of High Pressure Fuel Spray with Laser Light Sheet Method; Determination of Engine Cylinder Pressures from Crankshaft Speed Fluctuations; Combustion Similarity for Different Size Diesel Engines: Theoretical Prediction and Experimental Results; Prediction of Diesel Engine Particulate Emission During Transient Cycles; Characteristics and Combustibility of Particulate Matter; Dual-Fuel Diesel Engine Using Butane; Measurement of Flame Temperature Distribution in D.I. Diesel Engine with High Pressure Fuel Injection: and Combustion in a Small DI Diesel Engine at Starting

  11. Computational Modeling of Turbulent Spray Combustion

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    Ma, L.

    2016-01-01

    The objective of the research presented in this thesis is development and validation of predictive models or modeling approaches of liquid fuel combustion (spray combustion) in hot-diluted environments, known as flameless combustion or MILD combustion. The goal is to combine good physical insight,

  12. Measures for a quality combustion (combustion chamber exit and downstream); Mesures pour une combustion de qualite (sortie de chambre de combustion et en aval)

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    Epinat, G. [APAVE Lyonnaise, 69 (France)

    1996-12-31

    After a review of the different pollutants related to the various types of stationary and mobile combustion processes (stoichiometric, reducing and oxidizing combustion), measures and analyses than may be used to ensure the quality and efficiency of combustion processes are reviewed: opacimeters, UV analyzers, etc. The regulation and control equipment for combustion systems are then listed, according to the generator capacity level

  13. Fuels and Combustion | Transportation Research | NREL

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    Fuels and Combustion Fuels and Combustion This is the March 2015 issue of the Transportation and , combustion strategy, and engine design hold the potential to maximize vehicle energy efficiency and performance of low-carbon fuels in internal combustion engines with a whole-systems approach to fuel chemistry

  14. Combustion modeling in waste tanks

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    Mueller, C.; Unal, C.; Travis, J.R.; Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe

    1997-01-01

    This paper has two objectives. The first one is to repeat previous simulations of release and combustion of flammable gases in tank SY-101 at the Hanford reservation with the recently developed code GASFLOW-II. The GASFLOW-II results are compared with the results obtained with the HMS/TRAC code and show good agreement, especially for non-combustion cases. For combustion GASFLOW-II predicts a steeper pressure rise than HMS/TRAC. The second objective is to describe a so-called induction parameter model which was developed and implemented into GASFLOW-II and reassess previous calculations of Bureau of Mines experiments for hydrogen-air combustion. The pressure time history improves compared with the one-step model, and the time rate of pressure change is much closer to the experimental data

  15. Environmental sensing and combustion diagnostics

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    Santoleri, J.J.

    1991-01-01

    This book contains proceedings of Environmental Sensing and Combustion Diagnostics. Topics covered include: Incineration Systems Applications, Permitting, And Monitoring Overview; Infrared Techniques Applied to Incineration Systems; Continuous Emission Monitors; Analyzers and Sensors for Process Control And Environmental Monitoring

  16. Sodium nitrate combustion limit tests

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    Beitel, G.A.

    1976-04-01

    Sodium nitrate is a powerful solid oxidant. Energetically, it is capable of exothermically oxidizing almost any organic material. Rate-controlling variables such as temperature, concentration of oxidant, concentration of fuel, thermal conductivity, moisture content, size, and pressure severely limit the possibility of a self-supported exothermic reaction (combustion). The tests reported in this document were conducted on one-gram samples at atmospheric pressure. Below 380 0 C, NaNO 3 was stable and did not support combustion. At moisture concentrations above 22 wt percent, exothermic reactions did not propagate in even the most energetic and reactive compositions. Fresh resin and paraffin were too volatile to enable a NaNO 2 -supported combustion process to propagate. Concentrations of NaNO 3 above 95 wt percent or below 35 wt percent did not react with enough energy release to support combustion. The influence of sample size and confining pressure, both important factors, was not investigated in this study

  17. 75 FR 3881 - Combustible Dust

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    2010-01-25

    ..., rubber, drugs, dried blood, dyes, certain textiles, and metals (such as aluminum and magnesium..., furniture manufacturing, metal processing, fabricated metal products and machinery manufacturing, pesticide... standard that will comprehensively address the fire and explosion hazards of combustible dust. The Agency...

  18. Combustibles más limpios. Oxidar el azufre con agua oxigenada

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    Heraldo de Aragón

    2017-01-01

    Eliminar los compuestos de azufre de los combustibles mediante el empleo de agua oxigenada. Este es el planteamiento de un prometedor sistema catalítico heterogéneo, ‘made in Aragón’, que podría minimizar los efectos perjudiciales de los combustibles sobre la salud y el medio ambiente. Este desarrollo, realizado en el ISQCH en colaboración con la empresa productora de agua oxigenada Peroxychem Spain, ubicada en La Zaida, es uno de los artículos científicos de ingeniería química más citados de...

  19. Modeling of microgravity combustion experiments

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    Buckmaster, John

    1995-01-01

    This program started in February 1991, and is designed to improve our understanding of basic combustion phenomena by the modeling of various configurations undergoing experimental study by others. Results through 1992 were reported in the second workshop. Work since that time has examined the following topics: Flame-balls; Intrinsic and acoustic instabilities in multiphase mixtures; Radiation effects in premixed combustion; Smouldering, both forward and reverse, as well as two dimensional smoulder.

  20. Quantifying emissions from spontaneous combustion

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    2013-09-01

    Spontaneous combustion can be a significant problem in the coal industry, not only due to the obvious safety hazard and the potential loss of valuable assets, but also with respect to the release of gaseous pollutants, especially CO2, from uncontrolled coal fires. This report reviews methodologies for measuring emissions from spontaneous combustion and discusses methods for quantifying, estimating and accounting for the purpose of preparing emission inventories.

  1. Regarding the Modern Virtue of Considering the Common good over one’s own Interests: Dreams and other Literary Devices in «Los paseos de la verdad» by Fernández de Lizardi

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    M.ª Isabel TERÁN ELIZONDO

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available His article studies the presence of dreams as a recurring narrative element in the work of Fernández de Lizardi, and in particular in Los paseos de la verdad, published in five excerpts in 1815 in the Alacena de Frioleras, in imitation of the Sueños of torres Villarroel. Emphasis is placed on the moralizing intention of the author and the linking of dreams to the constitution of an ideal that of a new nation built upon a synthesis of the best ideas of the age, be they traditional or modern.

  2. Combustion means for solid fuels

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    Murase, D.

    1987-09-23

    A combustion device for solid fuel, suitable for coal, coke, charcoal, coal-dust briquettes etc., comprising:- a base stand with an opening therein, an imperforate heat resistant holding board locatable to close said opening; a combustion chamber standing on the base stand with the holding board forming the base of the combustion chamber; a wiper arm pivoted for horizontal wiping movement over the upper surface of the holding board; an inlet means at a lower edge of said chamber above the base stand, and/or in a surrounding wall of said chamber, whereby combustion air may enter as exhaust gases leave the combustion chamber; an exhaust pipe for the exhaust gases; generally tubular gas-flow heat-exchange ducting putting the combustion chamber and exhaust pipe into communication; and means capable of moving the holding board into and out of the opening for removal of ash or other residue. The invention can be used for a heating system in a house or in a greenhouse or for a boiler.

  3. The atomization and the flame structure in the combustion of residual fuel oils; La atomizacion y estructura de flama en la combustion de combustibles residuales

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    Bolado Estandia, Ramon [Instituto de Investigaciones Electricas, Cuernavaca (Mexico)

    1986-12-31

    In this article a research on the combustion of heavy residual fuel oils is presented. The type of flames studied were obtained by means of the burning of sprays produced by an atomizer designed and calibrated specially for the research purpose. The flame characteristics that were analyzed are its length, its luminosity, the temperature, the distribution of the droplets size and mainly the burning regime of the droplets in the flame. The experimental techniques that were used for these studies were shadow micro-photography, suction pyrometry and of total radiation, laser diffraction, 35 mm photography, and impact push. The analysis of the experimental results, together with the results of the application of a mathematical model, permitted to establish two parameters, that quantitatively related determine the burning regime of the droplets in a flame of sprays of residual heavy fuel oil. [Espanol] En este articulo se presenta una investigacion sobre la combustion de combustibles residuales pesados. El tipo de flamas estudiadas se obtuvieron mediante el quemado de sprays producidos por un atomizador disenado y calibrado especialmente para el proposito de la investigacion. Las caracteristicas de flama que se analizaron son la longitud, la luminosidad, la temperatura, la distribucion de tamano de gotas y, principalmente, el regimen de quemado de gotas en la flama. Las tecnicas experimentales que se usaron para estos estudios fueron microfotografia de sombras, pirometria de succion y de radiacion total, difraccion laser, fotografia de 35 mm y empuje de impacto. El analisis de resultados experimentales, junto con los resultados de la aplicacion de un modelo matematico, permitio establecer dos parametros, que relacionados cuantitativamente, determinan el regimen de quemado de gotas en una flama de sprays de combustible residual pesado.

  4. The atomization and the flame structure in the combustion of residual fuel oils; La atomizacion y estructura de flama en la combustion de combustibles residuales

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    Bolado Estandia, Ramon [Instituto de Investigaciones Electricas, Cuernavaca (Mexico)

    1985-12-31

    In this article a research on the combustion of heavy residual fuel oils is presented. The type of flames studied were obtained by means of the burning of sprays produced by an atomizer designed and calibrated specially for the research purpose. The flame characteristics that were analyzed are its length, its luminosity, the temperature, the distribution of the droplets size and mainly the burning regime of the droplets in the flame. The experimental techniques that were used for these studies were shadow micro-photography, suction pyrometry and of total radiation, laser diffraction, 35 mm photography, and impact push. The analysis of the experimental results, together with the results of the application of a mathematical model, permitted to establish two parameters, that quantitatively related determine the burning regime of the droplets in a flame of sprays of residual heavy fuel oil. [Espanol] En este articulo se presenta una investigacion sobre la combustion de combustibles residuales pesados. El tipo de flamas estudiadas se obtuvieron mediante el quemado de sprays producidos por un atomizador disenado y calibrado especialmente para el proposito de la investigacion. Las caracteristicas de flama que se analizaron son la longitud, la luminosidad, la temperatura, la distribucion de tamano de gotas y, principalmente, el regimen de quemado de gotas en la flama. Las tecnicas experimentales que se usaron para estos estudios fueron microfotografia de sombras, pirometria de succion y de radiacion total, difraccion laser, fotografia de 35 mm y empuje de impacto. El analisis de resultados experimentales, junto con los resultados de la aplicacion de un modelo matematico, permitio establecer dos parametros, que relacionados cuantitativamente, determinan el regimen de quemado de gotas en una flama de sprays de combustible residual pesado.

  5. Techniques de combustion Combustin Techniques

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    Perthuis E.

    2006-11-01

    Full Text Available L'efficacité d'un processus de chauffage par flamme est étroitement liée à la maîtrise des techniques de combustion. Le brûleur, organe essentiel de l'équipement de chauffe, doit d'une part assurer une combustion complète pour utiliser au mieux l'énergie potentielle du combustible et, d'autre part, provoquer dans le foyer les conditions aérodynamiques les plus propices oux transferts de chaleur. En s'appuyant sur les études expérimentales effectuées à la Fondation de Recherches Internationales sur les Flammes (FRIF, au Groupe d'Étude des Flammes de Gaz Naturel (GEFGN et à l'Institut Français du Pétrole (IFP et sur des réalisations industrielles, on présente les propriétés essentielles des flammes de diffusion aux combustibles liquides et gazeux obtenues avec ou sans mise en rotation des fluides, et leurs répercussions sur les transferts thermiques. La recherche des températures de combustion élevées conduit à envisager la marche à excès d'air réduit, le réchauffage de l'air ou son enrichissement à l'oxygène. Par quelques exemples, on évoque l'influence de ces paramètres d'exploitation sur l'économie possible en combustible. The efficiency of a flame heating process is closely linked ta the mastery of, combustion techniques. The burner, an essential element in any heating equipment, must provide complete combustion sa as to make optimum use of the potential energy in the fuel while, at the same time, creating the most suitable conditions for heat transfers in the combustion chamber. On the basis of experimental research performed by FRIF, GEFGN and IFP and of industrial achievements, this article describesthe essential properties of diffusion flames fed by liquid and gaseous fuels and produced with or without fluid swirling, and the effects of such flames on heat transfers. The search for high combustion temperatures means that consideration must be given to operating with reduced excess air, heating the air or

  6. Combustion Byproducts Recycling Consortium

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    Paul Ziemkiewicz; Tamara Vandivort; Debra Pflughoeft-Hassett; Y. Paul Chugh; James Hower

    2008-08-31

    The Combustion Byproducts Recycling Consortium (CBRC) program was developed as a focused program to remove and/or minimize the barriers for effective management of over 123 million tons of coal combustion byproducts (CCBs) annually generated in the USA. At the time of launching the CBRC in 1998, about 25% of CCBs were beneficially utilized while the remaining was disposed in on-site or off-site landfills. During the ten (10) year tenure of CBRC (1998-2008), after a critical review, 52 projects were funded nationwide. By region, the East, Midwest, and West had 21, 18, and 13 projects funded, respectively. Almost all projects were cooperative projects involving industry, government, and academia. The CBRC projects, to a large extent, successfully addressed the problems of large-scale utilization of CCBs. A few projects, such as the two Eastern Region projects that addressed the use of fly ash in foundry applications, might be thought of as a somewhat smaller application in comparison to construction and agricultural uses, but as a novel niche use, they set the stage to draw interest that fly ash substitution for Portland cement might not attract. With consideration of the large increase in flue gas desulfurization (FGD) gypsum in response to EPA regulations, agricultural uses of FGD gypsum hold promise for large-scale uses of a product currently directed to the (currently stagnant) home construction market. Outstanding achievements of the program are: (1) The CBRC successfully enhanced professional expertise in the area of CCBs throughout the nation. The enhanced capacity continues to provide technology and information transfer expertise to industry and regulatory agencies. (2) Several technologies were developed that can be used immediately. These include: (a) Use of CCBs for road base and sub-base applications; (b) full-depth, in situ stabilization of gravel roads or highway/pavement construction recycled materials; and (c) fired bricks containing up to 30%-40% F

  7. HERCULES Advanced Combustion Concepts Test Facility: Spray/Combustion Chamber

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    Herrmann, K. [Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule (ETH), Labor fuer Aerothermochemie und Verbrennungssysteme, Zuerich (Switzerland)

    2004-07-01

    This yearly report for 2004 on behalf of the Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE) at the Laboratory for Aero-thermochemistry and Combustion Systems at the Federal Institute of Technology ETH in Zurich, Switzerland, presents a review of work being done within the framework of HERCULES (High Efficiency R and D on Combustion with Ultra Low Emissions for Ships) - the international R and D project concerning new technologies for ships' diesels. The work involves the use and augmentation of simulation models. These are to be validated using experimental data. The report deals with the development of an experimental set-up that will simulate combustion in large two-stroke diesel engines and allow the generation of reference data. The main element of the test apparatus is a spray / combustion chamber with extensive possibilities for optical observation under variable flow conditions. The results of first simulations confirm concepts and shall help in further work on the project. The potential offered by high-speed camera systems was tested using the institute's existing HTDZ combustion chamber. Further work to be done is reviewed.

  8. Jet plume injection and combustion system for internal combustion engines

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    Oppenheim, Antoni K.; Maxson, James A.; Hensinger, David M.

    1993-01-01

    An improved combustion system for an internal combustion engine is disclosed wherein a rich air/fuel mixture is furnished at high pressure to one or more jet plume generator cavities adjacent to a cylinder and then injected through one or more orifices from the cavities into the head space of the cylinder to form one or more turbulent jet plumes in the head space of the cylinder prior to ignition of the rich air/fuel mixture in the cavity of the jet plume generator. The portion of the rich air/fuel mixture remaining in the cavity of the generator is then ignited to provide a secondary jet, comprising incomplete combustion products which are injected into the cylinder to initiate combustion in the already formed turbulent jet plume. Formation of the turbulent jet plume in the head space of the cylinder prior to ignition has been found to yield a higher maximum combustion pressure in the cylinder, as well as shortening the time period to attain such a maximum pressure.

  9. Inferencias sobre Grafos

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    Sira M. Allende

    2002-05-01

    Full Text Available El estudio de un juego puede ser modelado asumiendo que solo algunas partidas son observadas. Entonces el árbol del juego debe ser estimado utilizando información muestral. Similarmente ocurre al obtener información sobre el comportamiento de las decisiones tomadas por individuos muestreados sobre un árbol de decisión teórico. Al considerar una medida de probabilidad que caracterice el comportamiento de redes aleatorias se puede obtener un estimado del árbol asociado. Este problema es el analizado en este trabajo. Algunos resultados experimentales obtenidos usando Recocido Simulado ilustran el procedimiento. Su papel en el estudio de modelos económicos y de mercadeo es discutido.

  10. Escrito sobre el cuerpo

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    Antonio Malalana Ureña

    2013-09-01

    Full Text Available El catálogo, en una edición bilingüe español-inglés, es una pequeña guía de la exposición Shirin Neshat. Escrito sobre el cuerpo, muestra que se integra dentro de los actos de PHOTOESPAÑA13, el festival internacional de fotografía y artes visuales. El esquema del libro es sencillo y los textos son extremadamente divulgativos. El primero de ellos, Escrito sobre el cuerpo (pp. 10-15, cuyo autor es Octavio Zaya, comisario de la exposición, resume la trayectoria de esta intelectual, que "interactúa" con la fotografía y los formatos audiovisuales, y nos presenta la argumentación narrativa de los documentos expuestos, contextualizando la obra recopilada.

  11. Twenty-fifth symposium (international) on combustion

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    Anon.

    1994-01-01

    Approximately two-thirds of the papers presented at this conference are contained in this volume. The other one-third appear in special issues of ''Combustion and Flame'', Vol. 99, 1994 and Vol. 100, 1995. Papers are divided into the following sections: Supersonic combustion; Detonations and explosions; Internal combustion engines; Practical aspects of combustion; Incineration and wastes; Sprays and droplet combustion; Coal and organic solids combustion; Soot and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons; Reaction kinetics; NO x ; Turbulent flames; Turbulent combustion; Laminar flames; Flame spread, fire and halogenated fire suppressants; Global environmental effects; Ignition; Two-phase combustion; Solid propellant combustion; Materials synthesis; Microgravity; and Experimental diagnostics. Papers have been processed separately for inclusion on the data base

  12. La imagen visual entre la verdad y la no verdad

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    Solas, Silvia

    2018-01-01

    The term "post-truth", of relatively recent use, emerged and was disseminated preferentially with reference to the ethical and, above all, political sphere. It points out – and therefore it is proper of a "postmodern" perspective – a space in which undifferentiation (including, at times, indifference) between truth and untruth prevails. This space is usually marked by the emotional rather than by the reason. My proposal is to think of the possible scope of the term in a field in which, by its...

  13. El PRT-La Verdad entre los trabajadores de la carne de Berisso: La agrupación El Activista de la Carne y la Lista Gris [1967-1972

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    Christian Carlos Hernán Castillo

    2011-10-01

    Full Text Available This article is part of a research about the working class and students struggles and the strategies of the left parties in La Plata city and Gran La Plata between 1966 and 1973. This work is focused on the study of the political activity of the PRT-La Verdad during this period. At the beginning of 1968 the Partido Revolucionario de los Trabajadores -PRT split in two fractions. The fraction led by Nahuel Moreno -named PRT-La Verdad [PRT- The Truth]- was the largest of the two in La Plata y Gran La Plata. In this area the PRT had many members among the students and in the workers movement. This article studies the political activity of the PRT, and the PRT-LV after the split- in the Sindicato de Obreros y Empleados de la Industria de la Carne y Afines de Berisso [Meat Processing Plants Workers Union], between 1967 and 1972 at the Swift and Armour meat processing plants. During the period analyzed in the article, the members and supporters of the PRT-LV were organized in a rank and file union group named El Activista de la Carne - Lista Gris [The Activist-Gray List]. The sources of this research are the bulletins and leaflets edited by El Activista de la Carne. We also consulted the files of DIPBA as well as the bibliography on the subject

  14. Sobre Escravidão no Império Romano (152 documentos epigráficos

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    1983-06-01

    Full Text Available (primeiro parágrafo do artigo É verdade que crescem dia a dia a consciência e a sensibilidade quanto às formas de ultraje à pessoa humana, entre elas a escravidão. O interesse é cada vez maior por documentos e estudos esclarecedores da trajetória do escravismo, reveladores do aprofundamento, fortalecimento e nuanças deste sistema. As províncias romanas não conheceram na mesma amplitude a difusão do sistema escravista, o que implica em diferenças essenciais entre elas quanto aos modos de exploração.  Prosseguimos agora estudos iniciados há alguns anos sobre a escravidão numa região determinada do Império Romano: a Dácia.  Nosso objetivo é o de procurar, principalmente através de toda a série documental epigráfica existente sobre escravidão na Província Dácia de Trajano (152 documentos, discernir em que medida o sistema escravista penetrou nesta província e quais os tipos de relações de produção que estão se estabeleceram. Até aqui inexistia tradução portuguesa dos documentos mencionados acima; isto é um argumento forte a nos impulsionar no presente estudo; além de outras razões.

  15. Characterisation of wood combustion ashes

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    Maresca, Alberto

    The combustion of wood chips and wood pellets for the production of renewable energy in Denmark increased from 5.7 PJ to 16 PJ during the period 2000-2015, and further increases are expected to occur within the coming years. In 2012, about 22,300 tonnes of wood ashes were generated in Denmark....... Currently, these ashes are mainly landfilled, despite Danish legislation allowing their application onto forest and agricultural soils for fertilising and/or liming purposes. During this PhD work, 16 wood ash samples generated at ten different Danish combustion plants were collected and characterised...... for their composition and leaching properties. Despite the relatively large variations in the contents of nutrients and trace metals, the overall levels were comparable to typical ranges reported in the literature for other wood combustion ashes, as well as with regards to leaching. In general, the composition...

  16. Novel Active Combustion Control Valve

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    Caspermeyer, Matt

    2014-01-01

    This project presents an innovative solution for active combustion control. Relative to the state of the art, this concept provides frequency modulation (greater than 1,000 Hz) in combination with high-amplitude modulation (in excess of 30 percent flow) and can be adapted to a large range of fuel injector sizes. Existing valves often have low flow modulation strength. To achieve higher flow modulation requires excessively large valves or too much electrical power to be practical. This active combustion control valve (ACCV) has high-frequency and -amplitude modulation, consumes low electrical power, is closely coupled with the fuel injector for modulation strength, and is practical in size and weight. By mitigating combustion instabilities at higher frequencies than have been previously achieved (approximately 1,000 Hz), this new technology enables gas turbines to run at operating points that produce lower emissions and higher performance.

  17. Combustion instability modeling and analysis

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    Santoro, R.J.; Yang, V.; Santavicca, D.A. [Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA (United States); Sheppard, E.J. [Tuskeggee Univ., Tuskegee, AL (United States). Dept. of Aerospace Engineering

    1995-12-31

    It is well known that the two key elements for achieving low emissions and high performance in a gas turbine combustor are to simultaneously establish (1) a lean combustion zone for maintaining low NO{sub x} emissions and (2) rapid mixing for good ignition and flame stability. However, these requirements, when coupled with the short combustor lengths used to limit the residence time for NO formation typical of advanced gas turbine combustors, can lead to problems regarding unburned hydrocarbons (UHC) and carbon monoxide (CO) emissions, as well as the occurrence of combustion instabilities. The concurrent development of suitable analytical and numerical models that are validated with experimental studies is important for achieving this objective. A major benefit of the present research will be to provide for the first time an experimentally verified model of emissions and performance of gas turbine combustors. The present study represents a coordinated effort between industry, government and academia to investigate gas turbine combustion dynamics. Specific study areas include development of advanced diagnostics, definition of controlling phenomena, advancement of analytical and numerical modeling capabilities, and assessment of the current status of our ability to apply these tools to practical gas turbine combustors. The present work involves four tasks which address, respectively, (1) the development of a fiber-optic probe for fuel-air ratio measurements, (2) the study of combustion instability using laser-based diagnostics in a high pressure, high temperature flow reactor, (3) the development of analytical and numerical modeling capabilities for describing combustion instability which will be validated against experimental data, and (4) the preparation of a literature survey and establishment of a data base on practical experience with combustion instability.

  18. Verdades únicas de percursos partilhados

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    Amaral, Joana Isabel Rodrigues

    2011-01-01

    Dissertação apresentada à Universidade Fernando Pessoa como parte dos requisitos para obtenção do grau de Mestre em Psicologia, especialização em Psicologia Clínica e da Saúde. O presente trabalho pretendeu aceder ao significado atribuído à conjugalidade caracterizada pelos problemas ligados ao álcool, através da exploração do discurso de 12 casais (24 participantes), nos quais apenas um dos cônjuges cumpria tratamento direccionado para os problemas ligados ao álcool. Para tal, recorreu...

  19. Presunciones, verdad y normas procesales

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    Aguiló Regla, Josep

    2006-12-01

    Full Text Available The aim of this article is threefold: 1 To cast some light on the controversial issue of the “nature” of presumptions in law; to this purpose, showing the gap existing between “is presumable” and “shall be presumed” (or “ought to be presumed” is the way to adequately individuate the idea of “presumption norms”. 2 Once this idea has been made clear, to show the need to bring, in the analysis of it, the distinction between rules and principles; this allows to distinguish, in turn, between presumption norms which are rules (“presumption rules” and presumption norms which are principles (“presumption principles”. 3 To try to dissolve, in theoretical terms, the socalled “iuris et de iure presumptions” (or “conclusive presumptions”; to this end, “presumption norms” (which oblige to presume are distinguished from “presumption-based norms” (which do not oblige to presume.

    El trabajo se propone alcanzar tres objetivos: 1 Aclarar la disputada cuestión de la “naturaleza” de las presunciones en el Derecho; para ello se muestra la distancia que media entre el sintagma “es presumible” y el sintagma “se presumirá (o debe presumirse” como forma de aislar adecuadamente la noción de “normas de presunción”. 2 Aclarada esta noción, mostrar la necesidad de introducir en su análisis la distinción entre reglas y principios; lo que permite distinguir, a su vez, entre normas de presunción-regla (presunciones-regla y normas de presunción- principio (presunciones-principio. 3 Tratar de disolver en términos teóricos las llamadas “presunciones iuris et de iure”, para ello se distingue entre “normas de presunción” (que obligan a presumir y “normas basadas en una presunción” (que no obligan a presumir.

  20. Capital intelectual: verdades e mitos

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    Maria Thereza Pompa Antunes

    2002-08-01

    Full Text Available Muito se tem comentado que os relatórios fornecidos pela Contabilidade Financeira não retratam certas realidades das empresas atualmente, tendo em vista o fato de o valor contábil das ações estar muitas vezes abaixo do seu valor de mercado. Esse contraste entre os dois valores vem sendo identificado como Capital Intelectual e apresentado como um novo conceito de administração de empresas que conduz à necessidade de aplicação de novas estratégias, de nova filosofia de gestão e novas formas de avaliação do valor da empresa. Este trabalho evidencia a verdadeira relação existente entre a Contabilidade e o Capital Intelectual. Desmistifica-se a novidade do conceito, pois comprova-se que o capital Intelectual é parte integrante do Goodwill, conceito secularmente conhecido e estudado pela Contabilidade. Os elementos intangíveis sempre foram abordados pela Contabilidade e, da mesma forma, como nunca se desprezou a sua importância, nunca se subestimou a sua complexidade. Portanto, a Contabilidade não é falha na divulgação das informações por ela registradas. Deve-se entender a finalidade de cada uma das Demonstrações Contábeis, bem como os Princípios subjacentes a elas. A falta de conhecimento, por vezes, conduz a conclusões precipitadas e errôneas. Por outro lado, qualquer que seja o rótulo atribuído aos elementos intangíveis, que sempre fizeram parte das organizações, entende-se e aceita-se que hoje, cada vez mais, o conhecimento e o gerenciamento desses elementos são relevantes para a gestão das empresas, pois o momento atual é caracterizado pela ampla aplicação do recurso do conhecimento pelo homem, que se materializa em novas tecnologias, sistemas e serviços (entendidos como ativos intangíveis que agregam valor às organizações.It has been said many times that the statements provided by Financial Accounting do not give a picture of certain realities of companies nowadays, considering the fact that, often, the accounting value of shares is below their market value.This contrast between the two values is being identified as Intellectual Capital and presented as a new concept of business administration that leads to the necessity of applying new strategies, a new management philosophy and new ways of company valuation. This article demonstrates the relation that actually exists between Accountancy and Intellectual Capital. The novelty of the concept is demystified since it is proven that Intellectual Capital constitutes a component part of Goodwill , a concept that has been known and studied by Accountancy for ages.The intangible elements have always been dealt with by Accountancy and, in the same way as their importance has never been disregarded, their complexity has never been underestimated. Therefore, Accountancy is not defective in its publication of the information it registers.The purpose of each of the Financial Statements must be understood, as well as the Principles on which they are built. Sometimes, the lack of knowledge leads to precipitated and erroneous conclusions. On the other hand, whichever the label attributed to the intangible elements, which have always been a part of organizations, it is understood and accepted that, nowadays, the knowledge about and administration of these elements are more and more relevant for company management, since the current time is characterized by the widespread application of the knowledge resource by man, which is materialized into new technologies, systems and services (understood as intangible assets that add value to the organizations.

  1. Estudio del Efecto de la Altitud sobre el Comportamiento de Motores de Combustión Interna. Parte 1: Funcionamiento

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    Lapuerta, Magín; Armas, Octavio; Agudelo, John R; Sánchez, Carlos A

    2006-01-01

    En este trabajo se estudia el efecto de la altitud sobre la potencia en motores de aspiración natural y turbosobrealimentados sin sistemas correctores, en función de la presión ambiental. La altitud sobre el nivel del mar tiene un notable efecto sobre la densidad del aire y su composición. Dado que los motores de combustión interna tienen sistemas de admisión y de inyección de combustible volumétricos, la altitud modifica el ciclo termodinámico de operación, y en consecuencia las prestaciones...

  2. Improvement of fuel combustion technologies

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    Tumanovskii, A.G.; Babii, V.I.; Enyakin, Y.P.; Kotler, V.R.; Ryabov, G.V.; Verbovetskii, E.K.; Nadyrov, I.I. [All-Russian Thermal Engineering Institute, Moscow (Russian Federation)

    1996-07-01

    The main problems encountered in the further development of fuel combustion technologies at thermal power stations in Russia are considered. Experience is generalized and results are presented on the efficiency with which nitrogen oxide emissions are reduced by means of technological methods when burning natural gas, fuel oil, and coal. The problems that arise in the introduction of new combustion technologies and in using more promising grades of coal are considered. The results studies are presented that show that low grade Russian coals can be burnt in circulating fluidized bed boilers. 14 refs., 5 figs., 4 tabs.

  3. Chemical kinetics and combustion modeling

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    Miller, J.A. [Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, CA (United States)

    1993-12-01

    The goal of this program is to gain qualitative insight into how pollutants are formed in combustion systems and to develop quantitative mathematical models to predict their formation rates. The approach is an integrated one, combining low-pressure flame experiments, chemical kinetics modeling, theory, and kinetics experiments to gain as clear a picture as possible of the process in question. These efforts are focused on problems involved with the nitrogen chemistry of combustion systems and on the formation of soot and PAH in flames.

  4. Application of the FIRST Combustion model to Spray Combustion

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    de Jager, B.; Kok, Jacobus B.W.

    2004-01-01

    Liquid fuel is of interest to apply to gas turbines. The large advantage is that liquids are easily storable as compared to gaseous fuels. Disadvantage is that liquid fuel has to be sprayed, vaporized and mixed with air. Combustion occurs at some stage of mixing and ignition. Depending on the

  5. Development of a Premixed Combustion Capability for Scramjet Combustion Experiments

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    Rockwell, Robert D.; Goyne, Christopher P.; Rice, Brian E.; Chelliah, Harsha; McDaniel, James C.; Edwards, Jack R.; Cantu, Luca M. L.; Gallo, Emanuela C. A.; Cutler, Andrew D.; Danehy, Paul M.

    2015-01-01

    Hypersonic air-breathing engines rely on scramjet combustion processes, which involve high speed, compressible, and highly turbulent flows. The combustion environment and the turbulent flames at the heart of these engines are difficult to simulate and study in the laboratory under well controlled conditions. Typically, wind-tunnel testing is performed that more closely approximates engine testing rather than a careful investigation of the underlying physics that drives the combustion process. The experiments described in this paper, along with companion data sets being developed separately, aim to isolate the chemical kinetic effects from the fuel-air mixing process in a dual-mode scramjet combustion environment. A unique fuel injection approach is taken that produces a nearly uniform fuel-air mixture at the entrance to the combustor. This approach relies on the precombustion shock train upstream of the dual-mode scramjet combustor. A stable ethylene flame anchored on a cavity flameholder with a uniformly mixed combustor inflow has been achieved in these experiments allowing numerous companion studies involving coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering (CARS), particle image velocimetry (PIV), and planar laser induced fluorescence (PLIF) to be performed.

  6. Interactive wood combustion for botanical tree models

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    Pirk, Sö ren; Jarząbek, Michał; Hadrich, Torsten; Michels, Dominik L.; Palubicki, Wojciech

    2017-01-01

    We present a novel method for the combustion of botanical tree models. Tree models are represented as connected particles for the branching structure and a polygonal surface mesh for the combustion. Each particle stores biological and physical

  7. Free Energy and Internal Combustion Engine Cycles

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    Harris, William D.

    2012-01-01

    The performance of one type (Carnot) of Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) cycle is analyzed within the framework of thermodynamic free energies. ICE performance is different from that of an External Combustion Engine (ECE) which is dictated by Carnot's rule.

  8. Method for storing radioactive combustible waste

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    Godbee, H.W.; Lovelace, R.C.

    1973-10-01

    A method is described for preventing pressure buildup in sealed containers which contain radioactively contaminated combustible waste material by adding an oxide getter material to the container so as to chemically bind sorbed water and combustion product gases. (Official Gazette)

  9. Scramjet Combustion Stability Behavior Modeling, Phase II

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    National Aeronautics and Space Administration — A recent breakthrough in combustion stability analysis (UCDS) offers the potential to predict the combustion stability of a scramjet. This capability is very...

  10. Scramjet Combustion Stability Behavior Modeling, Phase I

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    National Aeronautics and Space Administration — A recent breakthrough in combustion stability analysis (UCDS) offers the means to accurately predict the combustion stability of a scramjet. This capability is very...

  11. Publication sites productive uses of combustion ash

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    Publication Sites Productive Uses of Combustion Ash For more information contact: e:mail: Public waste combustion ash in landfills. The new technology brief describes recent studies where ash was used

  12. Combustion Research Facility | A Department of Energy Office of Science

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    Collaborative Research Facility Back to Sandia National Laboratory Homepage Combustion Research Search the CRF Combustion Chemistry Flame Chemistry Research.Combustion_Chemistry.Flame_Chemistry Theory and Modeling Theory and Modeling Combustion Kinetics High Pressure Chemistry Chemistry of Autoignition

  13. Fuel Combustion and Engine Performance | Transportation Research | NREL

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    Fuel Combustion and Engine Performance Fuel Combustion and Engine Performance Photo of a gasoline emissions in advanced engine technologies. Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL NREL's combustion research and combustion and engine research activities include: Developing experimental and simulation research platforms

  14. Terraplenes sobre suelos colapsables

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    Arnedo Gaute, Diego

    2004-01-01

    Esta tesina está motivada por el diseño y construcción del Canal Segarra-Garrigues. El trazado del canal atraviesa varios pequeños valles de fondo llano mediante terraplenes sobre los cuales circula el canal. En estas vaguadas se encuentran suelos limo-arcillosos de baja densidad cuya potencia puede llegar a ser de varios metros. Estos materiales, debido a su estructura abierta, son potencialmente colapsables una vez cargados si experimentan incrementos de humedad. Las deformacion...

  15. DISCUTINDO SOBRE SEXTING

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    Suzana da Conceição de Barros

    2013-07-01

    Full Text Available Na contemporaneidade, os sujeitos vêm se utilizando das diversas tecnologias digitais, para exporem e compartilharem sua intimidade, com intuito de seduzirem e tornarem-se visíveis. Esse fenômeno vem sendo chamado de sexting, e vem sendo aderido por sujeitos de várias faixas etárias. Assim, leitor/a, convido você a pensar sobre o sexting e o que a escola tem a ver com essa prática?

  16. Los derechos de las víctimas de la violencia política a la verdad, la reparación y la justicia. Reflexiones sobre cuatro casos en América Latina

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    Francisco Cortés Rodas

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available A partir de los antecedentes teóricos de la justicia transicional y el examen de algunos casos en los que ésta se aplicó en América Latina, el autor pone en tensión la necesidad de paz y por ende de olvido de los gobiernos en medio de conflictos armados y las exigencias de justicia y resarcimiento de las víctimas; esto con el fin de justificar su posición con relación al objetivo que debe buscar la justicia transicional, a saber, que éste debe estar restringido exclusivamente a la rehabilitación de las víctimas políticas y no tiene que ver ni con la reestructuración total de la sociedad ni con el trato de las grandes injusticias sociales del pasado.

  17. High Frequency Combustion Instabilities of LOx/CH4 Spray Flames in Rocket Engine Combustion Chambers

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    Sliphorst, M.

    2011-01-01

    Ever since the early stages of space transportation in the 1940’s, and the related liquid propellant rocket engine development, combustion instability has been a major issue. High frequency combustion instability (HFCI) is the interaction between combustion and the acoustic field in the combustion

  18. Leaching from biomass combustion ash

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    Maresca, Alberto; Astrup, Thomas Fruergaard

    2014-01-01

    The use of biomass combustion ashes for fertilizing and liming purposes has been widely addressed in scientific literature. Nevertheless, the content of potentially toxic compounds raises concerns for a possible contamination of the soil. During this study five ash samples generated at four...

  19. An incinerator for combustable radwastes

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    Li Jingquan; Jiang Yun; Zhang Yinsheng; Chen Boling; Zhang Shihang

    1989-01-01

    An incinerator has been built up in Shanghai. In this paper, the devices of the incinerator, main parameters of the process, and the results of non-radioactive waste and simulated radwaste combustion tests were contributed. That provides reference information for radwaste treatment with incineration process

  20. 75 FR 32142 - Combustible Dust

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    2010-06-07

    .... Contact Mat Chibbaro, P.E., Fire Protection Engineer, Office of Safety Systems, OSHA Directorate of..., and metals (such as aluminum and magnesium). Industries that may have combustible dust hazards include..., chemical manufacturing, textile manufacturing, furniture manufacturing, metal processing, fabricated metal...

  1. Sulfur Chemistry in Combustion II

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    Johnsson, Jan Erik; Kiil, Søren

    2000-01-01

    Several options are available to control the emission of SO2 from combustion processes. One possibility is to use a cleaner technology, i.e. fuel switching from oil and coal to natural gas or biomass, or to desulphurize coal and oil. Another possibility is to change to a different technology...

  2. Multi-zone modelling of PCCI combustion

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    Egüz, U.; Somers, L.M.T.; Leermakers, C.A.J.; Goey, de L.P.H.

    2011-01-01

    Early Direct Injection Premixed Charge Compression Ignition (EDI PCCI) combustion is a promising concept for the diesel combustion. Although EDI PCCI assures very low soot and NO xemission levels, the injection is uncoupled from combustion, which narrows down the operating conditions. The main

  3. Sobre historia mundial hoy

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    Vera Weiler

    2001-01-01

    Full Text Available Los procesos de globalización son una realidad; su enorme impacto sobre la vida humana los ha convertido en un tema recurrente sobre el que se escribe y se comenta a diario también en Colombia. Los libros que de ellos tratan, ante todo los que 10 hacen en tono crítico, baten records en la industria editorial en todo el mundo. Las expectativas que acerca del futuro abrigan cientos de millones de personas se relacionan con 10 que ellas esperan, para bien o para mal, de la globalización. Las posturas que los gobernantes ocupan al respecto en el mundo son, cuando menos de aceptación, generalmente de activa participación en pos de la globalización. Por un lado, crece la preocupación y se multiplican las protestas; por el otro, dominan los razonamientos de los especialistas en materia de maximización de los rendimientos de los capitales que presentan la globalización, al estilo que se viene imponiendo, como el camino ineludible del gobierno universal de la eficiencia. ¿Tienen que decir algo los historiadores frente a todo esto?.

  4. Method and device for diagnosing and controlling combustion instabilities in internal combustion engines operating in or transitioning to homogeneous charge combustion ignition mode

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    Wagner, Robert M [Knoxville, TN; Daw, Charles S [Knoxville, TN; Green, Johney B [Knoxville, TN; Edwards, Kevin D [Knoxville, TN

    2008-10-07

    This invention is a method of achieving stable, optimal mixtures of HCCI and SI in practical gasoline internal combustion engines comprising the steps of: characterizing the combustion process based on combustion process measurements, determining the ratio of conventional and HCCI combustion, determining the trajectory (sequence) of states for consecutive combustion processes, and determining subsequent combustion process modifications using said information to steer the engine combustion toward desired behavior.

  5. Trace elements in the Prestige fuel-oil spill: Levels and influence on Laxe Ria sediments (NW Iberian Peninsula); Elementos traza en el combustible vertido por el Prestige: Niveles e impacto sobre el sedimento de la Ria de Laxe (noroeste de Espana)

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    Prego, R; Cobelo-Garcia, A; Santos-Echeandia, J [Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas CSIC, Vigo, (Spain); Marmolejo-Rodriguez, J [Centro Interdisciplinario de Ciencias Marinas-Instituto Politecnico Nacional, La Paz, (Mexico)

    2006-03-15

    Trace elements have been determined in sediments from the Laxe Ria (NW Iberian Peninsula) one year before and one year after the Prestige fuel-oil spill (November 2002; 42 degrees 11 minutes North, 12 degrees 02 minutes West). The elements analyzed (Cd, Cu, Mo, Ni, Se and V) were chosen because they appeared to represent a potential contaminant from the deposited oil in the sediments. Enrichment factors, based on Al-normalized background concentrations, did not indicate metal contamination in the sediments from most of the ria; however, a severe contamination by Cu, Mo, Ni and V was found in the area of Corme Inlet, where the fuel oil could have accumulated as a result of the ria's hydrodynamic pattern. [Spanish] Se cuantifico la concentracion de 19 elementos quimicos en el combustible pesado derramado al mar desde los tanques del petrolero Prestige (noviembre de 2002; 42 grados 11 minutos Norte, 12 grados 02 minutos Este). Entre ellos, se investigo la presencia de Cd, Cu, Mo, Ni, Se y V en el sedimento superficial de la Ria de Laxe (NO de Espana) en los anos anterior y posterior al vertido debido a que sus niveles son similares tanto en el fuel como en el sedimento. Los factores de enriquecimiento, obtenidos tras normalizacion de las concentraciones con el aluminio, no indican contaminacion del sedimento en la ria. No obstante, se detecto una severa contaminacion por Cu, Mo, Ni y V en la ensenada de Corme donde el vertido podria haberse acumulado como resultado de la hidrodinamica de la propia ria.

  6. Environmental optimisation of waste combustion

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    Schuster, Robert [AaF Energikonsult, Stockholm (Sweden); Berge, Niclas; Stroemberg, Birgitta [TPS Termiska Processer AB, Nykoeping (Sweden)

    2000-12-01

    The regulations concerning waste combustion evolve through R and D and a strive to get better and common regulations for the European countries. This study discusses if these rules of today concerning oxygen concentration, minimum temperature and residence time in the furnace and the use of stand-by burners are needed, are possible to monitor, are the optimum from an environmental point of view or could be improved. No evidence from well controlled laboratory experiments validate that 850 deg C in 6 % oxygen content in general is the best lower limit. A lower excess air level increase the temperature, which has a significant effect on the destruction of hydrocarbons, favourably increases the residence time, increases the thermal efficiency and the efficiency of the precipitators. Low oxygen content is also necessary to achieve low NO{sub x}-emissions. The conclusion is that the demands on the accuracy of the measurement devices and methods are too high, if they are to be used inside the furnace to control the combustion process. The big problem is however to find representative locations to measure temperature, oxygen content and residence time in the furnace. Another major problem is that the monitoring of the operation conditions today do not secure a good combustion. It can lead to a false security. The reason is that it is very hard to find boilers without stratifications. These stratifications (stream lines) has each a different history of residence time, mixing time, oxygen and combustible gas levels and temperature, when they reach the convection area. The combustion result is the sum of all these different histories. The hydrocarbons emission is in general not produced at a steady level. Small clouds of unburnt hydrocarbons travels along the stream lines showing up as peaks on a THC measurement device. High amplitude peaks has a tendency to contain higher ratio of heavy hydrocarbons than lower peaks. The good correlation between some easily detected

  7. Estudio de las modificaciones a introducir en un automóvil que incorpore la tecnología de pila de combustible

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    Sánchez Portillo, Daniel

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    Este proyecto realiza un estudio sobre la tecnología de pilas de combustible de hidrógeno como sistema energético capaz de sustituir a las fuentes de energía convencionales, afrontar la disminución de las reservas existentes de combustibles fósiles y disminuir los efectos del cambio climático reduciendo la emisión de contaminantes tóxicos a la atmósfera. Se analiza la metodología de funcionamiento de las pilas de combustible, sus principales componentes y las diversas tipologías e...

  8. Combustor nozzle for a fuel-flexible combustion system

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    Haynes, Joel Meier [Niskayuna, NY; Mosbacher, David Matthew [Cohoes, NY; Janssen, Jonathan Sebastian [Troy, NY; Iyer, Venkatraman Ananthakrishnan [Mason, OH

    2011-03-22

    A combustor nozzle is provided. The combustor nozzle includes a first fuel system configured to introduce a syngas fuel into a combustion chamber to enable lean premixed combustion within the combustion chamber and a second fuel system configured to introduce the syngas fuel, or a hydrocarbon fuel, or diluents, or combinations thereof into the combustion chamber to enable diffusion combustion within the combustion chamber.

  9. Coal combustion waste management study

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    Coal-fired generation accounted for almost 55 percent of the production of electricity in the United States in 1990. Coal combustion generates high volumes of ash and flue gas desulfurization (FGD) wastes, estimated at almost 90 million tons. The amount of ash and flue gas desulfurization wastes generated by coal-fired power plants is expected to increase as a result of future demand growth, and as more plants comply with Title IV of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments. Nationwide, on average, over 30 percent of coal combustion wastes is currently recycled for use in various applications; the remaining percentage is ultimately disposed in waste management units. There are a significant number of on-site and off-site waste management units that are utilized by the electric utility industry to store or dispose of coal combustion waste. Table ES-1 summarizes the number of disposal units and estimates of waste contained at these unites by disposal unit operating status (i.e, operating or retired). Further, ICF Resources estimates that up to 120 new or replacement units may need to be constructed to service existing and new coal capacity by the year 2000. The two primary types of waste management units used by the industry are landfills and surface impoundments. Utility wastes have been exempted by Congress from RCRA Subtitle C hazardous waste regulation since 1980. As a result of this exemption, coal combustion wastes are currently being regulated under Subtitle D of RCRA. As provided under Subtitle D, wastes not classified as hazardous under Subtitle C are subject to State regulation. At the same time Congress developed this exemption, also known as the ''Bevill Exclusion,'' it directed EPA to prepare a report on coal combustion wastes and make recommendations on how they should be managed

  10. Modeling of Plasma Assisted Combustion

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    Akashi, Haruaki

    2012-10-01

    Recently, many experimental study of plasma-assisted combustion has been done. However, numerous complex reactions in combustion of hydrocarbons are preventing from theoritical study for clarifying inside the plasma-assisted combustion, and the effect of plasma-assist is still not understood. Shinohara and Sasaki [1,2] have reported that the shortening of flame length by irradiating microwave without increase of gas temperature. And they also reported that the same phenomena would occur when applying dielectric barrier discharges to the flame using simple hydrocarbon, methane. It is suggested that these phenomena may result by the electron heating. To clarify this phenomena, electron behavior under microwave and DBD was examined. For the first step of DBD plasma-assisted combustion simulation, electron Monte Carlo simulation in methane, oxygen and argon mixture gas(0.05:0.14:0.81) [2] has been done. Electron swarm parameters are sampled and electron energy distribution function (EEDF)s are also determined. In the combustion, gas temperature is higher(>1700K), so reduced electric field E/N becomes relatively high(>10V/cm/Torr). The electrons are accelerated to around 14 eV. This result agree with the optical emission from argon obtained by the experiment of reference [2]. Dissociation frequency of methane and oxygens are obtained in high. This might be one of the effect of plasma-assist. And it is suggested that the electrons should be high enough to dissociate methane, but plasma is not needed.[4pt] [1] K. Shinohara et al, J. Phys. D:Appl. Phys., 42, 182008 (1-7) (2009).[0pt] [2] K. Sasaki, 64th Annual Gaseous Electronic Conference, 56, 15 CT3.00001(2011).

  11. Combustive management of oil spills

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    1992-01-01

    Extensive experiments with in situ incineration were performed on a desert site at the University of Arizona with very striking results. The largest incinerator, 6 feet in diameter with a 30 foot chimney, developed combustion temperatures of 3000, F, and attendant soot production approximately 1000 times less than that produced by conventional in situ burning. This soot production, in fact, is approximately 30 times less than current allowable EPA standards for incinerators and internal combustion engines. Furthermore, as a consequence of the high temperature combustion, the bum rate was established at a very high 3400 gallons per hour for this particular 6 foot diameter structure. The rudimentary design studies we have carried out relative to a seagoing 8 foot diameter incinerator have predicted that a continuous burn rate of 7000 gallons per hour is realistic. This structure was taken as a basis for operational design because it is compatible with C130 flyability, and will be inexpensive enough ($120,000 per copy) to be stored at those seaside depots throughout the US coast line in which the requisite ancillary equipments (booms, service tugs, etc.) are already deployed. The LOX experiments verified our expectations with respect to combustion of debris and various highly weathered or emulsified oils. We have concluded, however, that the use of liquid oxygen in actual beach clean up is not promising because the very high temperatures associated with this combustion are almost certain to produce environmentally deleterious effects on the beach surface and its immediately sublying structures. However, the use of liquid oxygen augmentation for shore based and flyable incinerators may still play an important role in handing the problem of accumulated debris

  12. CONCEPTOS SOBRE LA FORMACIÓN DEL HOMBRE

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    Fernando Sánchez Torres

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    disfrutar y a aprovechar el ocio. Y cuando digo "ocio" no lo digo en el sentido de la inactividad condenable, sino en el sentido clásico: un estado de alma, un estado contemplativo.
    Nos recuerda Pedro Laín Entralgo en su docto ensayo sobre "ocio y trabajo" que los griegos decían al ocio skhole. palabra de la cual deriva la latina schola. escuela. En su concepto, ocio es uno de los fundamentos más profundos y venerables de la cultura occidental. "Ocio -dice- es la actividad no trabajosa ni utilitaria en que el alma humana logra su más alta y específica nobleza".

    La historia de la especulación con las ideas, el ocio, empieza en el Occidente, seis siglos antes de Jesucristo, y se inicia precisamente en Grecia donde el gusto por la filosofía, el amor por la verdad, era innato en sus pobladores.
    La primera escuela de filosofía se estableció en Mileto, ciudad de la antigua Jonia (colonia griega en Asia Menor, y el más conocido de los filósofos milesios fue TALES.
    Recordemos que los filósofos milesios fueron monistas, es decir, que para ellos la última realidad de las cosas era la unidad (monos = único, singular, en contraposición a los pluralistas...

  13. Antiteatrodocumentário: Verdade e ficção em Conversas com meu pai, de Janaína Leite e Alexandre Dal Farra

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    Artur Kon

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    Full Text Available O ensaio pretende investigar o modo pelo qual classificações como “teatro documentário” ou “teatros do real”, muito em voga nas recentes discussões teóricas sobre a cena contemporânea, são colocados em questão, desconstruídos e ampliados pelo espetáculo paulistano Conversas com meu pai, de 2014, parceria da atriz Janaína Leite com o dramaturgo Alexandre Dal Farra. Para tal, o autor se apoia em reflexões de Jacques Rancière, Georges Didi-Huberman e Hans-Thies Lehmann sobre os encontros e separações entre arte e realidade.

  14. Crônica política sobre um documento contra a "ditabranda"

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    Caio Navarro de Toledo

    2009-10-01

    Full Text Available Este breve artigo, uma crônica política, examina o significado e os efeitos políticos e ideológicos de um abaixo-assinado criado na Internet, em fevereiro de 2009. "Repúdio e Solidariedade" questionou a utilização do termo "ditabranda" - difundido pelo jornal paulista Folha de S. Paulo para designar a ditadura militar brasileira -, bem como prestou solidariedade a dois acadêmicos e intelectuais da Universidade de São Paulo (USP, conhecidos por suas atuações em defesa dos direitos humanos no Brasil. Subscrito por mais de 8 mil signatários, em pouco mais de seis semanas, o abaixo-assinado pode ser considerado - como testemunham os extensos comentários nele contidos - um relevante documento na luta pelo direito à verdade e à justiça sobre os fatos ocorridos durante o regime militar brasileiro (1964-1985. Talvez o seu papel simbólico mais relevante seja o de ter fincado uma bandeira na luta ideológica em torno da memória sobre 1964. No centro dessa bandeira seria reinscrita - como propôs um dos signatários do documento - a antiga consigna: no pasarán. Ou seja, os setores democráticos e progressistas da sociedade brasileira que apoiaram "Repúdio e Solidariedade" afirmam que não aceitarão calados as "falsificações da história" que impliquem o insulto à memória dos que lutaram, foram torturados e morreram na luta pela redemocratização do país.

  15. MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF THE GAMES ROLE MITOS Y LEYENDAS SOBRE LOS JUEGOS DE ROL

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    2010-11-01

    Full Text Available p { margin-bottom: 0.21cm; } Roleplaying Games were born in the 70´s in the United States, created by Gary Gigax and Dave Arneson, both parents of the now famous game Dungeons & Dragons. However, this game had few years of calm, because in its native country it was found guilty of promoting the suicide of several teenagers who were Dungeons & Dragons players. The lies of the information concerned and the prejudices of the news about these roleplaying games caused that some people became interested in the topic, analyzing those myths and checking the truth of these rumors. One of these scholars was William Watson, creator of the website called The Inquirer, which is dedicated to dismantle these and other prejudices about roleplaying games.Los juegos de rol aparecen en la década de los años 70 en Estados Unidos, creados por Gary Gigax y Dave Arneson, padres del ya famoso Dragones & Mazmorras. No obstante, fueron pocos los años de tranquilidad, ya que en su país natal se le consideró culpable de promover el suicidio de varios adolescentes que habían sido jugadores de Dragones & Mazmorras. Los engaños de la información y los prejuicios de las noticias sobre estos juegos de rol provocaron que varias personas se interesaran por este fenómeno, analizando dichos mitos y comprobando la verdad de estos rumores. Uno de estos estudiosos fue William Watson, creador de la página web The Inquirer, en la que se dedica a desmontar estos y otros tópicos sobre juegos de rol.

  16. Use of combustible wastes as fuel

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    Kotler, V.R.; Salamov, A.A.

    1983-01-01

    Achievements of science and technology in creating and using units for combustion of wastes with recovery of heat of the escaping gases has been systematized and generalized. Scales and outlooks are examined for the use of general, industrial and agricultural waste as fuel, composition of the waste, questions of planning and operating units for combustion of solid refuse, settling of waste water and industrial and agricultural waste. Questions are covered for preparing them for combustion use in special units with recovery of heat and at ES, aspects of environmental protection during combustion of waste, cost indicators of the employed methods of recovering the combustible waste.

  17. Otra verdad incómoda – la nueva geografía política de la energía en una perspectiva subalterna

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    2008-01-01

    El artículo analiza la nueva configuración geopolítica en torno de la transición de matriz energética de los fósiles (carbón y petróleo) para la biomasa (los agro-combustibles etanol y biodiesel). Este texto muestra cómo Brasil se posiciona como parte del nuevo bloque de poder técnico-científico-agroindustrial-financiero-militar-mediático mundial y cómo los movimientos sociales elaboran nuevas formulaciones para temas antiguos y actuales como la reforma agraria. This article analyzes the n...

  18. Distributed Low Temperature Combustion: Fundamental Understanding of Combustion Regime Transitions

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    2016-09-07

    behaviour as compared to ethanol. The latter fuel has also been considered along with methane. Work has also been performed on the further assessment of... behaviour as compared to ethanol. The latter fuel has also been considered along with methane. Work has also been performed on the further assess- ment of...identification of various combustion gas states. A range of Damköhler numbers (Da) from the conventional propagating flamelet regime well into the distributed

  19. Voz sobre frame relay

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    D´Elia, Gabriel Anibal

    2000-01-01

    Esta tesis trata el tema de VOFR, desde la digitalización de la voz hasta su transmisión a través de dicha red, así también como la comparación con otros medios de transporte como VOIP. Dada las características del protocolo frame relay y su disponibilidad se eligió como el medio más apropiado para la transmisión de voz y datos en forma integrada sobre una misma red. El trabajo comienza con una breve explicación de la voz, su digitalización y forma actual de transmisión a través de una red di...

  20. Molten salt combustion of radioactive wastes

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    Grantham, L.F.; McKenzie, D.E.; Richards, W.L.; Oldenkamp, R.D.

    1976-01-01

    The Atomics International Molten Salt Combustion Process reduces the weight and volume of combustible β-γ contaminated transuranic waste by utilizing air in a molten salt medium to combust organic materials, to trap particulates, and to react chemically with any acidic gases produced during combustion. Typically, incomplete combustion products such as hydrocarbons and carbon monoxide are below detection limits (i.e., 3 ) is directly related to the sodium chloride vapor pressure of the melt; >80% of the particulate is sodium chloride. Essentially all metal oxides (combustion ash) are retained in the melt, e.g., >99.9% of the plutonium, >99.6% of the europium, and >99.9% of the ruthenium are retained in the melt. Both bench-scale radioactive and pilot scale (50 kg/hr) nonradioactive combustion tests have been completed with essentially the same results. Design of three combustors for industrial applications are underway

  1. Low Temperature Combustion Demonstrator for High Efficiency Clean Combustion

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    Ojeda, William de

    2010-07-31

    The project which extended from November 2005 to May of 2010 demonstrated the application of Low Temperature Combustion (LTC) with engine out NOx levels of 0.2 g/bhp-hr throughout the program target load of 12.6bar BMEP. The project showed that the range of loads could be extended to 16.5bar BMEP, therefore matching the reference lug line of the base 2007 MY Navistar 6.4L V8 engine. Results showed that the application of LTC provided a dramatic improvement over engine out emissions when compared to the base engine. Furthermore LTC improved thermal efficiency by over 5% from the base production engine when using the steady state 13 mode composite test as a benchmark. The key enablers included improvements in the air, fuel injection, and cooling systems made in Phases I and II. The outcome was the product of a careful integration of each component under an intelligent control system. The engine hardware provided the conditions to support LTC and the controller provided the necessary robustness for a stable combustion. Phase III provided a detailed account on the injection strategy used to meet the high load requirements. During this phase, the control strategy was implemented in a production automotive grade ECU to perform cycle-by-cycle combustion feedback on each of the engine cylinders. The control interacted on a cycle base with the injection system and with the Turbo-EGR systems according to their respective time constants. The result was a unique system that could, first, help optimize the combustion system and maintain high efficiency, and secondly, extend the steady state results to the transient mode of operation. The engine was upgraded in Phase IV with a Variable Valve Actuation system and a hybrid EGR loop. The impact of the more versatile EGR loop did not provide significant advantages, however the application of VVA proved to be an enabler to further extend the operation of LTC and gain considerable benefits in fuel economy and soot reduction. Finally

  2. Avaliação da avaliação da pós-graduação em educação do Brasil: quanta verdade é suportável?

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    Amarildo Luiz Trevisan

    2013-07-01

    Full Text Available O sistema de avaliação dos programas de pós-graduação em Educação no Brasil vem sofrendo muitos questionamentos desde a sua origem. São muitas controvérsias que apontam para a queda no argumento de que tal sistema se justifica pela busca da excelência. Por trás desse discurso aparentemente convincente, escondem-se os seus efeitos ao longo dos últimos 40 anos: a grande concentração dos programas nas regiões centro-sul do país, tanto em nível de quantidade quanto de qualidade, além da desconsideração com a avaliação dos alunos pelo sistema. Diante disso têm-se levantado diversas dúvidas, entre elas podemos aduzir as preocupações emergentes do âmbito da Filosofia da Educação. A pergunta é se o problema não estaria na epistemologia de base subjetiva (justificação ideal a que o sistema está ancorado, com pouca referência à verdade do mundo objetivo, tanto da realidade geográfica do país quanto da aprendizagem dos alunos. Para discutir a justificativa do sistema pela busca da excelência e a sua legitimidade prática, a proposta deste artigo se baseia nos aportes da obra Verdade e Justificação, do filósofo alemão Jürgen Habermas.

  3. El hombre: centro de su uiverso y de su verdad. Un acercamiento a la subjetividad en Lacan y Schopenhauer // Man: center of his universe and his truth. An approach to the idea of subjectivity in Lacan and Schopenhauer

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    Juan Pablo Hurtado García

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available En torno a una realidad perceptible y experimental del sujeto, se puede establecer un vínculo entre el psicoanálisis lacaniano y la filosofía schopenhaueriana. Para ello, pretendo forjar en este texto una relación simple entre el concepto de representación en el pensamiento de Arthur Schopenhauer y la noción de verdad en la teoría de Jacques Lacan, para mostrar finalmente con estos planteamientos el enfoque subjetivo que pone al hombre en una realidad que se encuentra allí para él y casi condicionada por él. Para Lacan, la verdad se encuentra en lo profundo del psiquismo y puede ser revelada en el sentido de que puede ser recobrada por medio del lenguaje. Para Schopenhauer, todo aquello que pertenece al mundo se encuentra de forma inevitable condicionado por el sujeto, existiendo sólo para él como representación. En ambos, la objetividad de la materia pertenece a otro campo. // Around a perceptible and experimental reality of the subject, a link between Lacanian psychoanalysis and Schopenhauerian philosophy can be established. For that reason, I intend to build on this text a simple relationship between the concept of in Schopenhauer's thinking and the notion of in Lacan's theory, to finally show the subjective approach that places man in a reality that is there for him and almost conditioned by him. According to Lacan, truth is located deep in the psyche and can be revealed in the sense that it can be recovered through language. In Schopenhauer's opinion, everything that belongs to the world is inevitably conditioned by the subject and existing only as presentation. In both thinkers, the objectivity of matter belongs to another field.

  4. Microscale combustion and power generation

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    Cadou, Christopher; Ju, Yiguang

    2014-01-01

    Recent advances in microfabrication technologies have enabled the development of entirely new classes of small-scale devices with applications in fields ranging from biomedicine, to wireless communication and computing, to reconnaissance, and to augmentation of human function. In many cases, however, what these devices can actually accomplish is limited by the low energy density of their energy storage and conversion systems. This breakthrough book brings together in one place the information necessary to develop the high energy density combustion-based power sources that will enable many of these devices to realize their full potential. Engineers and scientists working in energy-related fields will find: An overview of the fundamental physics and phenomena of microscale combustion; Presentations of the latest modeling and simulation techniques for gasphase and catalytic micro-reactors; The latest results from experiments in small-scale liquid film, microtube, and porous combustors, micro-thrusters, a...

  5. Combustion process science and technology

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    Hale, Robert R.

    1989-01-01

    An important and substantial area of technical work in which noncontact temperature measurement (NCTM) is desired is that involving combustion process research. In the planning for this workshop, it was hoped that W. Serignano would provide a briefing regarding the experimental requirements for thermal measurements to support such research. The particular features of thermal measurement requirements included those describing the timeline for combustion experiments, the requirements for thermal control and diagnostics of temperature and other related thermal measurements and the criticality to the involved science to parametric features of measurement capability including precision, repeatability, stability, and resolution. In addition, it was hoped that definitions could be provided which characterize the needs for concurrent imaging as it relates to science observations during the conduct of experimentation.

  6. Dynamical issues in combustion theory

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    Fife, P.C.; Williams, F.

    1991-01-01

    This book looks at the world of combustion phenomena covering the following topics: modeling, which involves the elucidation of the essential features of a given phenomenon through physical insight and knowledge of experimental results, devising appropriate asymptotic and computational methods, and developing sound mathematical theories. Papers in this book describe how all of these challenges have been met for particular examples within a number of common combustion scenarios: reactive shocks, low Mach number premixed reactive flow, nonpremixed phenomena, and solid propellants. The types of phenomena examined are also diverse: the stability and other properties of steady structures, the long time dynamics of evolving solutions, properties of interfaces and shocks, including curvature effects, and spatio-temporal patterns

  7. SPECIFIC EMISSIONS FROM BIOMASS COMBUSTION

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    Pavel Skopec

    2014-02-01

    Full Text Available This paper deals with determining the specific emissions from the combustion of two kinds of biomass fuels in a small-scale boiler. The tested fuels were pellets made of wood and pellets made of rape plant straw. In order to evaluate the specific emissions, several combustion experiments were carried out using a commercial 25 kW pellet-fired boiler. The specific emissions of CO, SO2 and NOx were evaluated in relation to a unit of burned fuel, a unit of calorific value and a unit of produced heat. The specific emissions were compared with some data acquired from the reference literature, with relatively different results. The differences depend mainly on the procedure used for determining the values, and references provide no information about this. Although some of our experimental results may fit with one of the reference sources, they do not fit with the other. The reliability of the references is therefore disputable.

  8. Steady state HNG combustion modeling

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    Louwers, J.; Gadiot, G.M.H.J.L. [TNO Prins Maurits Lab., Rijswijk (Netherlands); Brewster, M.Q. [Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL (United States); Son, S.F. [Los Alamos National Lab., NM (United States); Parr, T.; Hanson-Parr, D. [Naval Air Warfare Center, China Lake, CA (United States)

    1998-04-01

    Two simplified modeling approaches are used to model the combustion of Hydrazinium Nitroformate (HNF, N{sub 2}H{sub 5}-C(NO{sub 2}){sub 3}). The condensed phase is treated by high activation energy asymptotics. The gas phase is treated by two limit cases: the classical high activation energy, and the recently introduced low activation energy approach. This results in simplification of the gas phase energy equation, making an (approximate) analytical solution possible. The results of both models are compared with experimental results of HNF combustion. It is shown that the low activation energy approach yields better agreement with experimental observations (e.g. regression rate and temperature sensitivity), than the high activation energy approach.

  9. Oxy-coal Combustion Studies

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    Wendt, J. [Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT (United States); Eddings, E. [Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT (United States); Lighty, J. [Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT (United States); Ring, T. [Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT (United States); Smith, P. [Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT (United States); Thornock, J. [Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT (United States); Y Jia, W. Morris [Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT (United States); Pedel, J. [Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT (United States); Rezeai, D. [Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT (United States); Wang, L. [Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT (United States); Zhang, J. [Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT (United States); Kelly, K. [Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT (United States)

    2012-01-06

    The objective of this project is to move toward the development of a predictive capability with quantified uncertainty bounds for pilot-scale, single-burner, oxy-coal operation. This validation research brings together multi-scale experimental measurements and computer simulations. The combination of simulation development and validation experiments is designed to lead to predictive tools for the performance of existing air fired pulverized coal boilers that have been retrofitted to various oxy-firing configurations. In addition, this report also describes novel research results related to oxy-combustion in circulating fluidized beds. For pulverized coal combustion configurations, particular attention is focused on the effect of oxy-firing on ignition and coal-flame stability, and on the subsequent partitioning mechanisms of the ash aerosol.

  10. Coal combustion technology in China

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    Huang, Z.X.

    1994-01-01

    Coal is the most important energy source in China, the environmental pollution problem derived from coal burning is rather serious in China. The present author discusses coal burning technologies both in boilers and industrial furnaces and their relations with environmental protection problems in China. The technological situations of Circulating Fluidized Bed Coal Combustor, Pulverized Coal Combustor with Aerodynamic Flame Holder and Coal Water Slurry Combustion have been discussed here as some of the interesting problems in China only. (author). 3 refs

  11. Example Problems in LES Combustion

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    Lesieur, M., Turbulence in Fluids , 2nd Revised Ed., Fluid Mechanics and Its Applications, Vol. 1, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, Massachusetts, 1990...34, Journal of Fluid Mechanics , Vol. 238, 1992, pp. 155-185. 5. Hirsch, C., Numerical Computation of Internal and External Flows, Vol. 2, Computational...reaction mechanisms for the oxidation of hydrocarbon fuels in flames", Combustion Science and Technology, Vol. 27, 1981, pp. 31-43. 14. Spalding, D.B

  12. Combustion instability modeling and analysis

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    Santoro, R.J.; Yang, V.; Santavicca, D.A. [Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA (United States)] [and others

    1995-10-01

    It is well known that the two key elements for achieving low emissions and high performance in a gas turbine combustor are to simultaneously establish (1) a lean combustion zone for maintaining low NO{sub x} emissions and (2) rapid mixing for good ignition and flame stability. However, these requirements, when coupled with the short combustor lengths used to limit the residence time for NO formation typical of advanced gas turbine combustors, can lead to problems regarding unburned hydrocarbons (UHC) and carbon monoxide (CO) emissions, as well as the occurrence of combustion instabilities. Clearly, the key to successful gas turbine development is based on understanding the effects of geometry and operating conditions on combustion instability, emissions (including UHC, CO and NO{sub x}) and performance. The concurrent development of suitable analytical and numerical models that are validated with experimental studies is important for achieving this objective. A major benefit of the present research will be to provide for the first time an experimentally verified model of emissions and performance of gas turbine combustors.

  13. Combustion char characterisation. Final report

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    Rosenberg, P; Ingermann Petersen, H; Sund Soerensen, H; Thomsen, E; Guvad, C

    1996-06-01

    The aim was to correlate reactivity measures of raw coals and the maceral concentrates of the coals obtained in a previous project with the morphology of the produced chars by using a wire grid devolatilization method. Work involved determination of morphology, macroporosity and a detailed study by Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM). Systematic variations in the texture of chars produced in different temperature domains and heating rates were demonstrated by using incident light microscopy on polished blocks and by SEM studies directly on the surfaces of untreated particles. Results suggest that work in the field of char reactivity estimates and correlations between char morphology and coal petrography can be accomplished only on chars produced under heating rates and temperatures comparable to those for the intended use of coal. A general correlation between the coals` petrography and the the morphology of high temperature chars was found. The SEM study of the chars revealed that during the devolatilization period the particles fuse and the macroporosity and thus the morphotypes are formed. After devolatilization ceases, secondary micropores are formed. These develop in number and size throughout the medium combustion interval. At the end of the combustion interval the macrostructure breaks down, caused by coalescence of the increased number of microspores. This can be observed as a change in the morphology and the macroporosity of the chars. Results indicate that char reactivity is a function of the macroporosity and thus the morphology of combustion chars. (AB) 34 refs.

  14. Management of coal combustion wastes

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    2014-02-01

    It has been estimated that 780 Mt of coal combustion products (CCPs) were produced worldwide in 2010. Only about 53.5% were utilised, the rest went to storage or disposal sites. Disposal of coal combustion waste (CCW) on-site at a power plant may involve decades-long accumulation of waste, with hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of tonnes of dry ash or wet ash slurry being stored. In December 2008, a coal combustion waste pond in Kingston, Tennessee, USA burst. Over 4 million cubic metres of ash sludge poured out, burying houses and rivers in tonnes of toxic waste. Clean-up is expected to continue into 2014 and will cost $1.2 billion. The incident drew worldwide attention to the risk of CCW disposal. This caused a number of countries to review CCW management methods and regulations. The report begins by outlining the physical and chemical characteristics of the different type of ashes generated in a coal-fired power plant. The amounts of CCPs produced and regulations on CCW management in selected countries have been compiled. The CCW disposal methods are then discussed. Finally, the potential environmental impacts and human health risks of CCW disposal, together with the methods used to prevent them, are reviewed.

  15. Modeling the internal combustion engine

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    Zeleznik, F. J.; Mcbride, B. J.

    1985-01-01

    A flexible and computationally economical model of the internal combustion engine was developed for use on large digital computer systems. It is based on a system of ordinary differential equations for cylinder-averaged properties. The computer program is capable of multicycle calculations, with some parameters varying from cycle to cycle, and has restart capabilities. It can accommodate a broad spectrum of reactants, permits changes in physical properties, and offers a wide selection of alternative modeling functions without any reprogramming. It readily adapts to the amount of information available in a particular case because the model is in fact a hierarchy of five models. The models range from a simple model requiring only thermodynamic properties to a complex model demanding full combustion kinetics, transport properties, and poppet valve flow characteristics. Among its many features the model includes heat transfer, valve timing, supercharging, motoring, finite burning rates, cycle-to-cycle variations in air-fuel ratio, humid air, residual and recirculated exhaust gas, and full combustion kinetics.

  16. Sobre la muerte voluntaria

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    Juan Álvarez-Cienfuegos Fidalgo

    2012-03-01

    Full Text Available El problema de cómo morir en nuestra sociedad se ha convertido en una inquietud para los ciudadanos y la reflexión moral. Especialmcnte por dos razones: por el desarrollo de la tecnología médica y por el hecho de que la mayor parte de los fallecimientos tienen lugar fuera del hogar, donde tradicionalmente ocurra el deceso. El presente artículo tiene como objetivo acercarse a esta cuestión. Para ello, se parte de la autonomía del ciudadano, con derecho a decidir sobre lo que considera cuál sea su manera de vivir y de morir. A tal fin, se hace una breve introducción sobre el dolor, el suicidio y la muerte, desde un punto de vista antropológico, pasando, después, a mostrar las cuestiones relacionadas con el problema de la eutanasia, donde la atención se dirigirá, ante todo, al enjuiciamiento crítico del tenso equilibrio en el que se mantienen dos principios fundamentales de la bioética: el de no maleficencia y el de autonomía del ciudadano.The problem of how to die in modern society has become a concern for both the citizen and moral reflection for two reasons in particular: due to developments in medical technology, and because most deaths occur outside the honre, where they traditionaÍlY took place. This paper addresses this issue, starting from citizen autonomy, the right to decide on what s/he considers to be his or her way of living and dying. To this end, a brief introduction considers pain, suicide and death from an anthropological viewpoint. Questions related to the problem of euthanasia are then exposed, with particular attention to, above all the critical judgement of the tense balance in which two fundamental principies of bioethics are held, the principle of non-maleficence and that of citizen autonomy.

  17. Method and apparatus for active control of combustion rate through modulation of heat transfer from the combustion chamber wall

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    Roberts, Jr., Charles E.; Chadwell, Christopher J.

    2004-09-21

    The flame propagation rate resulting from a combustion event in the combustion chamber of an internal combustion engine is controlled by modulation of the heat transfer from the combustion flame to the combustion chamber walls. In one embodiment, heat transfer from the combustion flame to the combustion chamber walls is mechanically modulated by a movable member that is inserted into, or withdrawn from, the combustion chamber thereby changing the shape of the combustion chamber and the combustion chamber wall surface area. In another embodiment, heat transfer from the combustion flame to the combustion chamber walls is modulated by cooling the surface of a portion of the combustion chamber wall that is in close proximity to the area of the combustion chamber where flame speed control is desired.

  18. Particle Emissions from Biomass Combustion

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    Szpila, Aneta; Bohgard, Mats [Lund Inst. of Technology (Sweden). Div. of Ergonomics and Aerosol Technology; Strand, Michael; Lillieblad, Lena; Sanati, Mehri [Vaexjoe Univ. (Sweden). Div. of Bioenergy Technology; Pagels, Joakim; Rissler, Jenny; Swietlicki, Erik; Gharibi, Arash [Lund Univ. (Sweden). Div. of Nuclear Physics

    2003-05-01

    We have shown that high concentrations of fine particles of the order of 2-7x10{sup -7} particles per cm{sup 3} are being formed in all the combustion units studied. There was a higher difference between the units in terms of particle mass concentrations. While the largest differences was found for gas-phase constituents (CO and THC) and polyaromatic hydrocarbons. In 5 out of 7 studied units, multi-cyclones were the only measure for flue-gas separation. The multicyclones had negligible effect on the particle number concentration and a small effect on the mass of particles smaller than 5 {mu}m. The separation efficiency was much higher for the electrostatic precipitators. The boiler load had a dramatic influence on the coarse mode concentration during combustion of forest residue. PM0.8-6 increased from below 5 mg/m{sup 3} to above 50 mg/m{sup 3} even at a moderate change in boiler load from medium to high. A similar but less pronounced trend was found during combustion of dry wood. PM0.8-PM6 increased from 12 to 23 mg/m{sup 3} when the load was changed from low to high. When increasing the load, the primary airflow taken through the grate is increased; this itself may lead to a higher potential of the air stream to carry coarse particles away from the combustion zone. Measurements with APS-instrument with higher time-resolution showed a corresponding increase in coarse mode number concentration with load. Additional factor influencing observed higher concentration of coarse mode during combustion of forest residues, could be relatively high ash content in this type of fuel (2.2 %) in comparison to dry wood (0.3 %) and pellets (0.5 %). With increasing load we also found a decrease in PM1 during combustion of forest residue. Whether this is caused by scavenging of volatilized material by the high coarse mode concentration or a result of a different amount of volatilized material available for formation of fine particles needs to be shown in future studies. The

  19. IEA combustion agreement : a collaborative task on alternative fuels in combustion

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    Larmi, M.

    2009-01-01

    The focus of the alternative fuels in combustion task of the International Energy Agency is on high efficiency engine combustion, furnace combustion, and combustion chemistry. The objectives of the task are to develop optimum combustion for dedicated fuels by fully utilizing the physical and chemical properties of synthetic and renewable fuels; a significant reduction in carbon dioxide, NOx and particulate matter emissions; determine the minimum emission levels for dedicated fuels; and meet future emission standards of engines without or with minimum after-treatment. This presentation discussed the alternative fuels task and addressed issues such as synthetic fuel properties and benefits. The anticipated future roadmap was presented along with a list of the synthetic and renewable engine fuels to be studied, such as neat oxygenates like alcohols and ethers, biogas/methane and gas combustion, fuel blends, dual fuel combustion, high cetane number diesel fuels like synthetic Fischer-Tropsch diesel fuel and hydrogenated vegetable oil, and low CN number fuels. Implementation examples were also discussed, such as fuel spray studies in optical spray bombs; combustion research in optical engines and combustion chambers; studies on reaction kinetics of combustion and emission formation; studies on fuel properties and ignition behaviour; combustion studies on research engines; combustion optimization; implementing the optimum combustion in research engines; and emission measurements. Overall milestone examples and the overall schedule of participating countries were also presented. figs.

  20. Puente sobre el Maracaibo

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    2017-05-01

    Full Text Available Para salvar el lago de Maracaibo (Venezuela, el conocido ingeniero italiano Riccaido Morandi ha presentado un proyecto de puente para ferrocarril y carretera, de hormigón pretensado, de tramos independientes, constituyendo un sistema Gerber, que tiene una longitud total de 8.720 m y un vano central de 400 m de luz. Este último tramo, en unión de los dos adyacentes al mismo, constituirán, una vez terminada la obra, un conjunto continuo. El tablero del puente se halla a una altura de 45 m sobre el nivel del agua en la zona del canal, con objeto de permitir la navegación. El tablero, de 20,90 m de anchura total, se ha subdividido en tres partes, dos simétricas respecto al eje, laterales, de 7,20 m de anchura, para la circulación en sentidos opuestos por carretera, una plataforma central, de 5 m de ancho, para el ferrocarril y dos andenes para el paso de peatones y servicios.

  1. Sobre el nombre "Quechua"

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    Rodolfo Cerrón-Palomino

    1985-06-01

    Full Text Available Uno de los primeros problemas con el que a menudo tropiezael estudioso de los idiomas ágrafos, como es el caso de las lenguasaborígenes de América, es el de su denominación (glotónimo.En la medida ,en que, por razones históricas, las noticias sobretales lenguas, y por consiguiente los primeros estudios sobre lasmismas, surgen a partir del contacto con los miembros de la civilización occidental, los nombres de los distintos idiomas, así comode los grupos étnicos que los manejan, son el resultado casi siempre arbitrario cie designaciones fortuitas hechas por viajeros, misiioneros y exploradores, quienes por lo general se basan, para ello, bien en descripciones físicas de los grupo étnicos, en ciertos indios geográficos que constituyen el habitat de los mismos, e incluso en prejuicios que se nutren de un marcado europocentrismo.

  2. Combustion of Solid Propellants (La Combustion des Propergols Solides)

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    1991-07-01

    the of ether and ethyl alcohol and removing objective of these lectures to give a this solvent. Instead of having a fibrous comprehensive understanding...do cetto esrne do Les propergols composites, A matrice confifrences une description tout A fait A polymarique charg~o pst, un oxydant at un jour des...rusa., De nouveaux souvant suppos6 qua la vitesa des gaz de oxydes de for ultrafirts mont aujourd’hui combustion est n~gligeable at qua d~velopps pour

  3. Straw combustion on slow-moving grates

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    Kær, Søren Knudsen

    2005-01-01

    Combustion of straw in grate-based boilers is often associated with high emission levels and relatively poor fuel burnout. A numerical grate combustion model was developed to assist in improving the combustion performance of these boilers. The model is based on a one-dimensional ‘‘walking......-column’’ approach and includes the energy equations for both the fuel and the gas accounting for heat transfer between the two phases. The model gives important insight into the combustion process and provides inlet conditions for a computational fluid dynamics analysis of the freeboard. The model predictions...... indicate the existence of two distinct combustion modes. Combustion air temperature and mass flow-rate are the two parameters determining the mode. There is a significant difference in reaction rates (ignition velocity) and temperature levels between the two modes. Model predictions were compared...

  4. Oxy-fuel combustion of solid fuels

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    Toftegaard, Maja Bøg; Brix, Jacob; Jensen, Peter Arendt

    2010-01-01

    Oxy-fuel combustion is suggested as one of the possible, promising technologies for capturing CO2 from power plants. The concept of oxy-fuel combustion is removal of nitrogen from the oxidizer to carry out the combustion process in oxygen and, in most concepts, recycled flue gas to lower the flame...... provide additional options for improvement of process economics are however likewise investigated. Of particular interest is the change of the combustion process induced by the exchange of carbon dioxide and water vapor for nitrogen as diluent. This paper reviews the published knowledge on the oxy......-fuel process and focuses particularly on the combustion fundamentals, i.e. flame temperatures and heat transfer, ignition and burnout, emissions, and fly ash characteristics. Knowledge is currently available regarding both an entire oxy-fuel power plant and the combustion fundamentals. However, several...

  5. Numerical investigation of biogas flameless combustion

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    Hosseini, Seyed Ehsan; Bagheri, Ghobad; Wahid, Mazlan Abdul

    2014-01-01

    Highlights: • Fuel consumption decreases from 3.24 g/s in biogas conventional combustion to 1.07 g/s in flameless mode. • The differences between reactants and products temperature intensifies irreversibility in traditional combustion. • The temperature inside the chamber is uniform in biogas flameless mode and exergy loss decreases in this technique. • Low O 2 concentration in the flameless mode confirms a complete and quick combustion process in flameless regime. - Abstract: The purpose of this investigation is to analyze combustion characteristics of biogas flameless mode based on clean technology development strategies. A three dimensional (3D) computational fluid dynamic (CFD) study has been performed to illustrate various priorities of biogas flameless combustion compared to the conventional mode. The effects of preheated temperature and wall temperature, reaction zone and pollutant formation are observed and the impacts of combustion and turbulence models on numerical results are discussed. Although preheated conventional combustion could be effective in terms of fuel consumption reduction, NO x formation increases. It has been found that biogas is not eligible to be applied in furnace heat up due to its low calorific value (LCV) and it is necessary to utilize a high calorific value fuel to preheat the furnace. The required enthalpy for biogas auto-ignition temperature is supplied by enthalpy of preheated oxidizer. In biogas flameless combustion, the mean temperature of the furnace is lower than traditional combustion throughout the chamber. Compared to the biogas flameless combustion with uniform temperature, very high and fluctuated temperatures are recorded in conventional combustion. Since high entropy generation intensifies irreversibility, exergy loss is higher in biogas conventional combustion compared to the biogas flameless regime. Entropy generation minimization in flameless mode is attributed to the uniform temperature inside the chamber

  6. Materials for High-Temperature Catalytic Combustion

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    Ersson, Anders

    2003-04-01

    Catalytic combustion is an environmentally friendly technique to combust fuels in e.g. gas turbines. Introducing a catalyst into the combustion chamber of a gas turbine allows combustion outside the normal flammability limits. Hence, the adiabatic flame temperature may be lowered below the threshold temperature for thermal NO{sub X} formation while maintaining a stable combustion. However, several challenges are connected to the application of catalytic combustion in gas turbines. The first part of this thesis reviews the use of catalytic combustion in gas turbines. The influence of the fuel has been studied and compared over different catalyst materials. The material section is divided into two parts. The first concerns bimetallic palladium catalysts. These catalysts showed a more stable activity compared to their pure palladium counterparts for methane combustion. This was verified both by using an annular reactor at ambient pressure and a pilot-scale reactor at elevated pressures and flows closely resembling the ones found in a gas turbine combustor. The second part concerns high-temperature materials, which may be used either as active or washcoat materials. A novel group of materials for catalysis, i.e. garnets, has been synthesised and tested in combustion of methane, a low-heating value gas and diesel fuel. The garnets showed some interesting abilities especially for combustion of low-heating value, LHV, gas. Two other materials were also studied, i.e. spinels and hexa aluminates, both showed very promising thermal stability and the substituted hexa aluminates also showed a good catalytic activity. Finally, deactivation of the catalyst materials was studied. In this part the sulphur poisoning of palladium, platinum and the above-mentioned complex metal oxides has been studied for combustion of a LHV gas. Platinum and surprisingly the garnet were least deactivated. Palladium was severely affected for methane combustion while the other washcoat materials were

  7. Turbine Burners: Turbulent Combustion of Liquid Fuels

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    Sirignano, William A; Liu, Feng; Dunn-Rankin, Derek

    2006-01-01

    The proposed theoretical/computational and experimental study addresses the vital two-way coupling between combustion processes and fluid dynamic phenomena associated with schemes for burning liquid...

  8. Pressurized Fluidized Bed Combustion of Sewage Sludge

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    Suzuki, Yoshizo; Nojima, Tomoyuki; Kakuta, Akihiko; Moritomi, Hiroshi

    A conceptual design of an energy recovering system from sewage sludge was proposed. This system consists of a pressurized fluidized bed combustor, a gas turbine, and a heat exchanger for preheating of combustion air. Thermal efficiency was estimated roughly as 10-25%. In order to know the combustion characteristics of the sewage sludge under the elevated pressure condition, combustion tests of the dry and wet sewage sludge were carried out by using laboratory scale pressurized fluidized bed combustors. Combustibility of the sewage sludge was good enough and almost complete combustion was achieved in the combustion of the actual wet sludge. CO emission and NOx emission were marvelously low especially during the combustion of wet sewage sludge regardless of high volatile and nitrogen content of the sewage sludge. However, nitrous oxide (N2O) emission was very high. Hence, almost all nitrogen oxides were emitted as the form of N2O. From these combustion tests, we judged combustion of the sewage sludge with the pressurized fluidized bed combustor is suitable, and the conceptual design of the power generation system is available.

  9. Pulsed atmospheric fluidized bed combustion

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    1989-11-01

    In order to verify the technical feasibility of the MTCI Pulsed Atmospheric Fluidized Bed Combustor technology, a laboratory-scale system was designed, built and tested. Important aspects of the operational and performance parameters of the system were established experimentally. A considerable amount of the effort was invested in the initial task of constructing an AFBC that would represent a reasonable baseline against which the performance of the PAFBC could be compared. A summary comparison of the performance and emissions data from the MTCI 2 ft {times} 2 ft facility (AFBC and PAFBC modes) with those from conventional BFBC (taller freeboard and recycle operation) and circulating fluidized bed combustion (CFBC) units is given in Table ES-1. The comparison is for typical high-volatile bituminous coals and sorbents of average reactivity. The values indicated for BFBC and CFBC were based on published information. The AFBC unit that was designed to act as a baseline for the comparison was indeed representative of the larger units even at the smaller scale for which it was designed. The PAFBC mode exhibited superior performance in relation to the AFBC mode. The higher combustion efficiency translates into reduced coal consumption and lower system operating cost; the improvement in sulfur capture implies less sorbent requirement and waste generation and in turn lower operating cost; lower NO{sub x} and CO emissions mean ease of site permitting; and greater steam-generation rate translates into less heat exchange surface area and reduced capital cost. Also, the PAFBC performance generally surpasses those of conventional BFBC, is comparable to CFBC in combustion and NO{sub x} emissions, and is better than CFBC in sulfur capture and CO emissions even at the scaled-down size used for the experimental feasibility tests.

  10. Algunos apuntes sobre comunidad

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    Clara Pérez Cárdenas

    2000-08-01

    Full Text Available Comunidad es, entre los temas de estudio del curriculum de los residentes en Medicina General Integral, uno de aquellos en las que mayores dificultades encontramos para poderlo impartir, pues la bibliografía sobre el tema está un tanto dispersa. Es un aspecto que los propios residentes no evalúan con justeza; sin embargo es de sumo interés que como profesionales de la salud no obviemos que nuestro trabajo de promoción, prevención y tratamiento, debe darse a nivel de individuo, pero también en las familias y en la comunidad como un todo, y por lo tanto debamos incorporar, al menos, nociones de lo que es una comunidad y qué es participación comunitaria para tener idea de cómo fomentarla, única vía para que nuestras acciones de salud sean más efectivasCommunity is one of the most difficult subjects to be taught among those included in the curriculum of General Comprehensive Medicine residents, since bibliography on this topic is a bit dispersed. This aspect, which is not properly evaluated by residents, is very important for health professionals to do our work of promotion, prevention and treatment not only at the level of the individual, but also at the level of the family and of the community as a whole. Therefore, we need to have some notions about community and community participation to be able to promote them, as the only way to make our health actions more effective

  11. COMBUSTION PROPERTIES OF EUCALYPTUS WOOD

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    Yalçın ÖRS

    1999-03-01

    Full Text Available In this study, the combustion properties of some impregnation materials (abiotic and biotic factors used for eucalyptus wood in interior or exterior environments were investigated. The experimental samples were prepared from Eucalyptus wood based on ASTM-D-1413-76 Tanalith-CBC, boric acid, borax, vacsol-WR, immersol-WR, polyethylen glycole-400 and ammonium sulphate were used as an impregnation material. The results indicated that, vacuum treatment on Eucalyptus gave the lowest retention value of salts. Compounds containing boron+salt increased fire resistance however water repellents decreased the wood flammability.

  12. Theoretical studies of combustion dynamics

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    Bowman, J.M. [Emory Univ., Atlanta, GA (United States)

    1993-12-01

    The basic objectives of this research program are to develop and apply theoretical techniques to fundamental dynamical processes of importance in gas-phase combustion. There are two major areas currently supported by this grant. One is reactive scattering of diatom-diatom systems, and the other is the dynamics of complex formation and decay based on L{sup 2} methods. In all of these studies, the authors focus on systems that are of interest experimentally, and for which potential energy surfaces based, at least in part, on ab initio calculations are available.

  13. Modeling nitrogen chemistry in combustion

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    Glarborg, Peter; Miller, James A.; Ruscic, Branko

    2018-01-01

    the accuracy of engineering calculations and thereby the potential of primary measures for NOx control. In this review our current understanding of the mechanisms that are responsible for combustion-generated nitrogen-containing air pollutants is discussed. The thermochemistry of the relevant nitrogen...... via NNH or N2O are discussed, along with the chemistry of NO removal processes such as reburning and Selective Non-Catalytic Reduction of NO. Each subset of the mechanism is evaluated against experimental data and the accuracy of modeling predictions is discussed....

  14. Experimental validation for combustion analysis of GOTHIC code in 2-dimensional combustion chamber

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    Lee, J. W.; Yang, S. Y.; Park, K. C.; Jung, S. H.

    2002-01-01

    In this study, the prediction capability of GOTHIC code for hydrogen combustion phenomena was validated with the results of two-dimensional premixed hydrogen combustion experiment executed by Seoul National University. The experimental chamber has about 24 liter free volume (1x0.024x1 m 3 ) and 2-dimensional rectangular shape. The test were preformed with 10% hydrogen/air gas mixture and conducted with combination of two igniter positions (top center, top corner) and two boundary conditions (bottom full open, bottom right half open). Using the lumped parameter and mechanistic combustion model in GOTHIC code, the SNU experiments were simulated under the same conditions. The GOTHIC code prediction of the hydrogen combustion phenomena did not compare well with the experimental results. In case of lumped parameter simulation, the combustion time was predicted appropriately. But any other local information related combustion phenomena could not be obtained. In case of mechanistic combustion analysis, the physical combustion phenomena of gas mixture were not matched experimental ones. In boundary open cases, the GOTHIC predicted very long combustion time and the flame front propagation could not simulate appropriately. Though GOTHIC showed flame propagation phenomenon in adiabatic calculation, the induction time of combustion was still very long compare with experimental results. Also, it was found that the combustion model of GOTHIC code had some weak points in low concentration of hydrogen combustion simulation

  15. Engine combustion network (Ecn) : characterization and comparison of boundary conditions for different combustion vessels

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    Meijer, M.; Somers, L.M.T.; Johnson, J.; Naber, J.; Lee, S.Y.; Malbec, L.M.; Bruneaux, G.; Pickett, L.M.; Bardi, M.; Payri, R.; Bazyn, T.

    2012-01-01

    The Engine Combustion Network (ECN) is a worldwide group of institutions using combustion vessels and/or performing computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulation, whose aim is to advance the state of spray and combustion knowledge at engine-relevant conditions. A key activity is the use of spray

  16. El rostro bifronte de la ciencia: notas sobre la relación entre ciencia e ideología en Habermas y Althusser

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    Lisandro Alejo Martinez

    2015-06-01

    Full Text Available El presente trabajo aborda la relación entre ciencia e ideología a través de la revisión crítica de las perspectivas de Jürgen Habermas y Louis Althusser. Nos interesa indagar sobre el carácter difuso de los límites entre ambos conceptos en el contexto del capitalismo tardío, de donde surge la pregunta acerca de si es posible pensar la ciencia como ideología. Si fuera así, ¿cuáles son los rasgos de la ideología y de la ciencia orientados a trascender la oposición entre verdad y falsedad? Para responder a dichos interrogantes, se propone llevar a cabo una lectura doble: leer a Habermas con Althusser y a Althusser con Habermas. En principio, se trata de leer a Habermas desde Althusser, con el propósito de analizar las implicancias procedentes de su crítica de las ideologías a través de un criterio normativo, cuyo punto de llegada es la comunidad de comunicación libre de dominio. Luego, en un segundo momento, se lleva a cabo una lectura de Althusser desde Habermas, con el objetivo de formularle a Althusser los interrogantes habermasianos sobre la función ideológica de la ciencia en el capitalismo tardío.

  17. VISIBILIZACIÓN DE LA MEMORIA DE LAS VÍCTIMAS DE LA VIOLENCIA EN EL DEPARTAMENTO DEL MAGDALENA: RESILIENCIA PARA CONSTRUIR VERDAD JURIDICA

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    Edimer Leonardo Latorre Iglesias

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available Las víctimas de la violencia en el Departamento del Magdalena han sido silenciadas por el olvido sistemático del gobierno, de la sociedad en general y, de los medios masivos de comunicación; ya que establecen sus agendas de contenidos sin tener en cuenta el sufrimiento, casi permanente, de quienes han sido tradicionalmente excluidos de la sociedad. En ese proceso de negación constante y de aplazamiento de los derechos de las personas en condición de desplazados forzosos, las víctimas de la violencia desarrollan resilencia internamente y externamente. El artículo que a continuación se presenta, retoma de forma general los aspectos claves de la investigación finalizada sobre: comunicación, memoria y resiliencia, desarrollada por la Escuela de Comunicación social y periodismo de la Universidad Sergio Arboleda seccional Santa Marta.

  18. Quem é o outro, o diferente? Reflexões sobre psicanálise e educação

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    Cristiana Carneiro

    2016-08-01

    Full Text Available O presente artigo pretende pensar a concepção de destino em Freud como conceito que implica necessariamente uma reflexão acerca da natureza humana, já que se refere à trajetória temporal dos sujeitos. Tal iniciativa, a nosso ver, enriquece uma discussão quanto ao lugar do outro na ação educativa, questionamento indispensável para que uma prática inclusiva seja possível. As concepções de destino comportam significações para “natureza humana” que influenciam a prática, já que incidem sobre o ideário que temos do outro. É nesta direção que a psicanálise nos indica um caminho: o conhecimento da verdade e desejo do próprio sujeito. Neste caso, a diferença não diria respeito apenas ao outro, mas refere-se ao próprio desconhecimento que cada um tem para consigo mesmo. Aceitar a diferença é poder conviver com a nossa própria condição de desconhecimento em relação a nós mesmos, é visualizar que o caminho humano estará sempre marcado por certa errância.

  19. Combustion Sensors: Gas Turbine Applications

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    Human, Mel

    2002-01-01

    This report documents efforts to survey the current research directions in sensor technology for gas turbine systems. The work is driven by the current and future requirements on system performance and optimization. Accurate real time measurements of velocities, pressure, temperatures, and species concentrations will be required for objectives such as combustion instability attenuation, pollutant reduction, engine health management, exhaust profile control via active control, etc. Changing combustor conditions - engine aging, flow path slagging, or rapid maneuvering - will require adaptive responses; the effectiveness of such will be only as good as the dynamic information available for processing. All of these issues point toward the importance of continued sensor development. For adequate control of the combustion process, sensor data must include information about the above mentioned quantities along with equivalence ratios and radical concentrations, and also include both temporal and spatial velocity resolution. Ultimately these devices must transfer from the laboratory to field installations, and thus must become low weight and cost, reliable and maintainable. A primary conclusion from this study is that the optics-based sensor science will be the primary diagnostic in future gas turbine technologies.

  20. Analysis regarding steam generator furnace's incident heat, temperature and composition of combustion gases; Analisis de calor incidente, temperatura y composicion de gases de combustion en hornos de generadores de vapor

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    Diego Marin, Antonio [Instituto de Investigaciones Electricas, Cuernavaca, Morelos (Mexico)

    2006-07-01

    In order to obtain more precise evaluations of the combustion process in the furnace of a steam generator a suction pyrometer has been integrated to measure the temperature of the combustion gases; an ellipsoidal radiometer to measure the incident heat by thermal radiation in the water walls; a water cooled probe to determine the particle concentration, as well as a water cooled probe to determine the composition of the combustion gases present. This document clarifies the form of use of these instruments and their engineering specifications, simultaneously presenting an analysis that considers, unlike others, the internal conditions of the furnace to obtain a more precise evaluation of the efficiency that the combustion process presents and bases for the taking of preventive actions in specific zones of the furnace. Thus, the present work exhibits instruments and techniques of analysis to study the phenomena occurring within a steam generator. [Spanish] Con el fin de obtener evaluaciones mas precisas del proceso de combustion en el horno de un generador de vapor, se ha integrado un pirometro de succion para medir la temperatura de los gases de combustion; un radiometro elipsoidal para medir el calor incidente por radiacion termica en las paredes del agua; una sonda enfriada con agua para determinar la concentracion de particulas, asi como una sonda refrigerada con agua para determinar la composicion de los gases de combustion presentes. Este documento aclara la forma de uso de estos instrumentos y sus especificaciones tecnicas, a la vez que presenta un analisis que considera, a diferencia de otros, las condiciones internas del horno para obtener una evaluacion mas precisa sobre la eficiencia del proceso de combustion y bases para la toma de acciones preventivas en zonas especificas del horno. Asi, el presente trabajo exhibe instrumentos y tecnicas de analisis para estudiar los fenomenos que ocurren dentro de un generador de vapor.

  1. Informe preliminar sobre paludrina

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    Aquiles Peñuela Rozo

    1948-05-01

    Full Text Available En el año de 1945, Curd Davey y Rose eligieron la pirimidina como substancia de experimentación debido a que esta substancia se encuentra en las nucleo-proteinas y por su presencia en algunas sulfadrogas especial mente la sulfadiazina, de conocidas propiedades anti-palúdicas. Ensayaron la pirimidina y derivados en infestaciones por plasmodium gallinaceum en gallinas; y comprobaron que estas substancias tenían realmente acción antipalúdica. Pero al trasladar sus experiencias al hombre, encontraron que la pirimidina y sus derivados eran demasiado tóxicos. Pensando, entonces, en la similitud química del grupo de la pirimida y de la guanidina, incluyeron este último grupo en los compuestos para ensayar, descubriendo que la inclusión de la guanidina aumentaba grandemente la acción de las substancias en experiencia. Se obtuvo de esta manera un producto denominado en el numero 4-888, o paludrina, cuya fórmula o nombre químico es N. P. clorofenil N5 isopropildiguanidina, droga que se encontró muy activa contra las formas sanguíneas del Plasmodium Gallinaceum y que también se hallo activa contra las formas exoeritrocíticas del parásito. Esta capacidad de obrar sobre la fase exoeritrocítica es prácticamente exclusiva de esta substancia. Hasta hace poco tiempo esta fase exoeritrocítica, había sido demostrada solamente en trabajos de experimentación en las  aves; pero en la actualidad ha quedado también demostrada en la enfermedad humana, por experiencias del Filipino Nolasco and África, quien logro demostrar el plasmodium Vivax en el tejido retículo endotelial del pulmón de enfermos de paludismo, aunque ya Brug, en el año de 1940 había hecho comunicaciones en el mismo sentido. Se comprende la grande importancia de la paludrina, en el tratamiento del paludismo; si se considera que las recidivas de la enfermedad son debidas a la existencia de esta fase xeoeritrocítica.

  2. Combustion chemistry and formation of pollutants; Chimie de la combustion et formation des polluants

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    NONE

    1996-12-31

    This book of proceedings reports on 7 papers on combustion chemistry and formation of pollutants presented during the workshop organized by the `Combustion and Flames` section of the French society of thermal engineers. The chemistry of combustion is analyzed in various situations such as: turbojet engines, spark ignition engines, industrial burners, gas turbines etc... Numerical simulation is used to understand the physico-chemical processes involved in combustion, to describe the kinetics of oxidation, combustion and flame propagation, and to predict the formation of pollutants. (J.S.)

  3. Low NOx combustion technologies for high-temperature natural gas combustion

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    Flamme, Michael

    1999-01-01

    Because of the high process temperature which is required for some processes like glass melting and the high temperature to which the combustion air is preheated, NOx emission are extremely high. Even at these high temperatures, NOx emissions could be reduced drastically by using advanced combustion techniques such as staged combustion or flame-less oxidation, as experimental work has shown. In the case of oxy-fuel combustion, the NOx emission are also very high if conventional burners are used. The new combustion techniques achieve similar NOx reductions. (author)

  4. Study of mechanically activated coal combustion

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    Burdukov Anatolij P.

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available Combustion and air gasification of mechanically activated micro-ground coals in the flux have been studied. Influence of mechanically activated methods at coals grinding on their chemical activeness at combustion and gasification has been determined. Intense mechanical activation of coals increases their chemical activeness that enables development of new highly boosted processing methods for coals with various levels of metamorphism.

  5. Internal combustion engines in hybrid vehicles

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    Mourad, S.; Weijer, C.J.T. van de; Beckman, D.E.

    1998-01-01

    In this paper the use of internal combustion engines in hybrid powertrains is investigated. The substantial difference between the use of internal combustion engines in conventional and in hybrid vehicles mean that engines for hybrid vehicles should be designed specifically for the purpose. At the

  6. Flue Gas Emissions from Fluidized Bed Combustion

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    Bramer, E.A.; Valk, M.

    1995-01-01

    During the past decades fluidized bed coal combustion was developed as a technology for burning coal in an effective way meeting the standards for pollution control. During the earlier years of research on fluidized bed combustion, the potential for limiting the S02 emission by adding limestone to

  7. Combustion and extinction of magnesium fires

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    Malet, J.C.; Duverger de Cuy, G.

    1988-01-01

    The studies made in France on magnesium combustion and extinguishing means are associated at the nuclear fuel of the graphite-gas reactor. Safety studies are made for ameliorate our knowledge on: - magnesium combustion - magnesium fire propagation - magnesium fire extinguishing [fr

  8. Coal combustion ashes: A radioactive Waste?

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    Michetti, F.P.; Tocci, M.

    1992-01-01

    The radioactive substances naturally hold in fossil fuels, such as Uranium and Thorium, after the combustion, are subjected to an increase of concentration in the residual combustion products as flying ashes or as firebox ashes. A significant percentage of the waste should be classified as radioactive waste, while the political strategies seems to be setted to declassify it as non-radioactive waste. (Author)

  9. Coal slurry combustion and technology. Volume 2

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    1983-01-01

    Volume II contains papers presented at the following sessions of the Coal Slurry Combustion and Technology Symposium: (1) bench-scale testing; (2) pilot testing; (3) combustion; and (4) rheology and characterization. Thirty-three papers have been processed for inclusion in the Energy Data Base. (ATT)

  10. 30 CFR 57.4104 - Combustible waste.

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    2010-07-01

    ... 30 Mineral Resources 1 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Combustible waste. 57.4104 Section 57.4104... Control Prohibitions/precautions/housekeeping § 57.4104 Combustible waste. (a) Waste materials, including liquids, shall not accumulate in quantities that could create a fire hazard. (b) Waste or rags containing...

  11. Injector tip for an internal combustion engine

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    Shyu, Tsu Pin; Ye, Wen

    2003-05-20

    This invention relates to a the tip structure of a fuel injector as used in a internal combustion engine. Internal combustion engines using Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI) technology require a tip structure that directs fuel spray in a downward direction. This requirement necessitates a tip design that is capable of withstanding mechanical stresses associated with the design.

  12. Ultra-low pollutant emission combustion method and apparatus

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    Khinkis, M.J.

    1992-01-01

    This patent describes a method for ultra-low pollutant emission combustion of fossil fuel. It comprises: introducing into a primary combustion chamber a first fuel portion of about 1 percent to about 20 percent of a total fuel to be combusted; introducing primary combustion air into the primary combustion chamber; introducing a first portion of water into the primary combustion chamber, having a first water heat capacity equivalent to a primary combustion air heat capacity of one of a primary combustion air amount of about 10 percent to about 60 percent of the first stoichiometirc requirement for complete combustion of the first fuel portion and an excess primary combustion air amount of about 20 percent to about 150 percent of the first stoichiometric requirement for complete combustion of the first fuel portion; burning the first fuel portion with the primary combustion air in the primary combustion chamber at a temperature abut 2000 degrees F to about 2700 degrees F producing initial combustion products; passing the initial combustion products into a secondary combustion chamber; introducing into the secondary combustion chamber a second fuel portion of about 80 percent to about 99 percent of the total fuel to be combusted; introducing secondary combustion air into the secondary combustion chamber in an amount of about 105 percent to about 130 percent of a second stoichiometric requirement for complete combustion of the second fuel portion; introducing a second portion of water into the secondary combustion chamber; burning the second fuel portion and any remaining fuel in the initial combustion products; passing the final combustion products into a dilution chamber; introducing dilution air into the dilution chamber; discharging the ultra-low pollutant emission vitiated air form the dilution chamber

  13. Internal and surface phenomena in metal combustion

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    Dreizin, Edward L.; Molodetsky, Irina E.; Law, Chung K.

    1995-01-01

    Combustion of metals has been widely studied in the past, primarily because of their high oxidation enthalpies. A general understanding of metal combustion has been developed based on the recognition of the existence of both vapor-phase and surface reactions and involvement of the reaction products in the ensuing heterogeneous combustion. However, distinct features often observed in metal particle combustion, such as brightness oscillations and jumps (spearpoints), disruptive burning, and non-symmetric flames are not currently understood. Recent metal combustion experiments using uniform high-temperature metal droplets produced by a novel micro-arc technique have indicated that oxygen dissolves in the interior of burning particles of certain metals and that the subsequent transformations of the metal-oxygen solutions into stoichiometric oxides are accompanied with sufficient heat release to cause observed brightness and temperature jumps. Similar oxygen dissolution has been observed in recent experiments on bulk iron combustion but has not been associated with such dramatic effects. This research addresses heterogeneous metal droplet combustion, specifically focusing on oxygen penetration into the burning metal droplets, and its influence on the metal combustion rate, temperature history, and disruptive burning. A unique feature of the experimental approach is the combination of the microgravity environment with a novel micro-arc Generator of Monodispersed Metal Droplets (GEMMED), ensuring repeatable formation and ignition of uniform metal droplets with controllable initial temperature and velocity. The droplet initial temperatures can be adjusted within a wide range from just above the metal melting point, which provides means to ignite droplets instantly upon entering an oxygen containing environment. Initial droplet velocity will be set equal to zero allowing one to organize metal combustion microgravity experiments in a fashion similar to usual microgravity

  14. A predictive model of natural gas mixture combustion in internal combustion engines

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    Henry Espinoza

    2007-05-01

    Full Text Available This study shows the development of a predictive natural gas mixture combustion model for conventional com-bustion (ignition engines. The model was based on resolving two areas; one having unburned combustion mixture and another having combustion products. Energy and matter conservation equations were solved for each crankshaft turn angle for each area. Nonlinear differential equations for each phase’s energy (considering compression, combustion and expansion were solved by applying the fourth-order Runge-Kutta method. The model also enabled studying different natural gas components’ composition and evaluating combustion in the presence of dry and humid air. Validation results are shown with experimental data, demonstrating the software’s precision and accuracy in the results so produced. The results showed cylinder pressure, unburned and burned mixture temperature, burned mass fraction and combustion reaction heat for the engine being modelled using a natural gas mixture.

  15. Interactive wood combustion for botanical tree models

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    Pirk, Sören

    2017-11-22

    We present a novel method for the combustion of botanical tree models. Tree models are represented as connected particles for the branching structure and a polygonal surface mesh for the combustion. Each particle stores biological and physical attributes that drive the kinetic behavior of a plant and the exothermic reaction of the combustion. Coupled with realistic physics for rods, the particles enable dynamic branch motions. We model material properties, such as moisture and charring behavior, and associate them with individual particles. The combustion is efficiently processed in the surface domain of the tree model on a polygonal mesh. A user can dynamically interact with the model by initiating fires and by inducing stress on branches. The flames realistically propagate through the tree model by consuming the available resources. Our method runs at interactive rates and supports multiple tree instances in parallel. We demonstrate the effectiveness of our approach through numerous examples and evaluate its plausibility against the combustion of real wood samples.

  16. Solid waste combustion for alpha waste incineration

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    Orloff, D.I.

    1981-02-01

    Radioactive waste incinerator development at the Savannah River Laboratory has been augmented by fundamental combustion studies at the University of South Carolina. The objective was to measure and model pyrolysis and combustion rates of typical Savannah River Plant waste materials as a function of incinerator operating conditions. The analytical models developed in this work have been incorporated into a waste burning transient code. The code predicts maximum air requirement and heat energy release as a function of waste type, package size, combustion chamber size, and temperature. Historically, relationships have been determined by direct experiments that did not allow an engineering basis for predicting combustion rates in untested incinerators. The computed combustion rates and burning times agree with measured values in the Savannah River Laboratory pilot (1 lb/hr) and full-scale (12 lb/hr) alpha incinerators for a wide variety of typical waste materials

  17. Final report: Prototyping a combustion corridor; FINAL

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    Rutland, Christopher J.; Leach, Joshua

    2001-01-01

    The Combustion Corridor is a concept in which researchers in combustion and thermal sciences have unimpeded access to large volumes of remote computational results. This will enable remote, collaborative analysis and visualization of state-of-the-art combustion science results. The Engine Research Center (ERC) at the University of Wisconsin - Madison partnered with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Argonne National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratory, and several other universities to build and test the first stages of a combustion corridor. The ERC served two important functions in this partnership. First, we work extensively with combustion simulations so we were able to provide real world research data sets for testing the Corridor concepts. Second, the ERC was part of an extension of the high bandwidth based DOE National Laboratory connections to universities

  18. Modeling and simulating combustion and generation of NOx

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    Lazaroiu, Gheorghe

    2007-01-01

    This paper deals with the modeling and simulation of combustion processes and generation of NO x in a combustion chamber and boiler, with supplementary combustion in a gas turbine installation. The fuel burned in the combustion chamber was rich gas with a chemical composition more complex than natural gas. Pitcoal was used in the regenerative boiler. From the resulting combustion products, 17 compounds were retained, including nitrogen and sulphur compounds. Using the developed model, the simulation resulted in excess air for a temperature imposed at the combustion chamber exhaust. These simulations made it possible to determine the concentrations of combustion compounds with a variation in excess combustion. (author)

  19. Alguns Rodrigos: relato de viagem sobre a ficcionalização do sujeito

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    Rodrigo Barbosa

    2017-12-01

    Full Text Available Este trabalho investiga as fronteiras e interpenetrações entre a ficção e o real (entre verdade e mentira nas narrativas de si. Observa a distinção aristotélica entre cronistas e poetas; a “literariedade condicional” de textos referenciais e a “literariedade constitutiva” de textos ficcionais, conforme Genette; a divisão de Cosson entre “império dos fatos” e “jardim da imaginação”. Analisa a quebra desta dicotomia pela recepção literária de textos autobiográficos e a provocação trazida pelo conceito de autoficção. Avalia a frequente experiência romanesca contemporânea de transitar entre realidade e invenção. Para análise de textos por este prisma, propõe a ideia de uma “linha da ficcionalidade” e discute os romances Tentativas de capturar o ar, de Flávio Izhaki; Baseado em fatos reais, de Delphine de Vigan; A resistência, de Julián Fuks. Questões sobre a ficcionalização do sujeito, em suas narrativas de vida, são abordadas: a autoficcionalização no cumprimento de seus papéis sociais; a ação do inconsciente nas escolhas narrativas; a invenção da memória. São referenciados autores como Aristóteles, Roland Barthes, Philippe Lejeune, Serge Doubrovski, Mikhail Bakhtin, Gérard Genette, Philippe Gasparini, Silviano Santiago, Eurídice Figueiredo, Evando Nascimento, Manuel Alberca, Anna Faedrich, Rildo Cosson.   --- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12957/matraga.2017.30066

  20. A tempestade global da lei e ordem: sobre punição e neoliberalismo

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    Loïc Wacquant

    2012-02-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo reflete sobre a recepção internacional ao livro Prisões da miséria como reveladora da expansão penal nas sociedades avançadas na década de 2000. Ele revela que a tempestade global da "lei e ordem" inspirada pelos Estados Unidos, que o livro detectou em 1999, continuou a espalhar-se por toda a parte. Na verdade, ela estendeu-se dos países do Primeiro Mundo para os do Segundo Mundo e alterou a política e as práticas de punição em todo o globo de uma forma que ninguém previa e que ninguém teria pensado como possível há cerca de 15 anos. O artigo estende a análise para o papel dos institutos de consultoria (em especial o Manhattan Institute na difusão das noções de combate ao crime e das panacéias no estilo estadunidense na América Latina como um elemento da circulação internacional dos pacotes de política pró-mercado que alimentam a gerência punitiva da pobreza. O artigo elabora e revê o modelo original do nexo entre neoliberalismo e penalidade punitiva, levando a análise da montagem do Estado na era da insegurança social, desenvolvida no livro Punindo os pobres.

  1. Dry low NOx combustion system with pre-mixed direct-injection secondary fuel nozzle

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    Zuo, Baifang; Johnson, Thomas; Ziminsky, Willy; Khan, Abdul

    2013-12-17

    A combustion system includes a first combustion chamber and a second combustion chamber. The second combustion chamber is positioned downstream of the first combustion chamber. The combustion system also includes a pre-mixed, direct-injection secondary fuel nozzle. The pre-mixed, direct-injection secondary fuel nozzle extends through the first combustion chamber into the second combustion chamber.

  2. Pequeno inventário de narrativas midiáticas: verdade e ficção em discursos audiovisuais

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    Rosana de Lima Soares

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available A partir de pesquisa em andamento sobre narrativas midiáticas, especialmente aquelas presentes em discursos audiovisuais, propomos apontar possibilidades teóricas e metodológicas para os estudos de reportagens jornalísticas e filmes documentários. Se assumirmos como postulado que as mídias constituem-se, sobretudo, como “fato de língua”, é possível efetuar o deslocamento de alguns de seus pressupostos, notadamente a questão de sua relação com a realidade vista como algo externo aos discursos – e, portanto, externo também aos sujeitos que falam –, para entendê-las, de maneira mais ampla, como narrativas. Demonstrar esse postulado e definir as mídias como espaços discursivos pelos quais circulam narrativas é o objetivo deste artigo, abordando formas audiovisuais presentes na televisão e no cinema a partir das tensões entre “referencialidade” e “ficcionalidade” e seus possíveis desdobramentos conceituais.

  3. Nanoparticle emissions from combustion engines

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    Merkisz, Jerzy

    2015-01-01

     This book focuses on particulate matter emissions produced by vehicles with combustion engines. It describes the physicochemical properties of the particulate matter, the mechanisms of its formation and its environmental impacts (including those on human beings). It discusses methods for measuring particulate mass and number, including the state-of-the-art in Portable Emission Measurement System (PEMS) equipment for measuring the exhaust emissions of both light and heavy-duty vehicles and buses under actual operating conditions. The book presents the authors’ latest investigations into the relations between particulate emission (mass and number) and engine operating parameters, as well as their new findings obtained through road tests performed on various types of vehicles, including those using diesel particulate filter regeneration. The book, which addresses the needs of academics and professionals alike, also discusses relevant European regulations on particulate emissions and highlights selected metho...

  4. Radiation treatment of combustion gases

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    Machi, S.; Tokunaga, O.; Nishimura, K.; Hasimoto, S.; Kawakami, W.; Washino, M.; Kawamura, K.; Aoki, S.; Adachi, K.

    1977-01-01

    A pilot plant for the radiation treatment of combustion gas in a flow-system was planned and completed in 1974 at the Abara Mfg. Co. Ltd., Central Laboratory in Fujisawa. The plant has been successfully operated for more than one year. The capacity of the pilot plant is 1000 Nm 3 per hour of the gas with the use of an electron accelerator of 60 mA and 0.75 MeV. The objective of this paper is to review a series of the researches including recent unpublished results, and to discuss the characteristics of the process. The outline and typical results of the pilot plant are first reported here. (author)

  5. Ignition circuit for combustion engines

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    Becker, H W

    1977-05-26

    The invention refers to the ignition circuit for combustion engines, which are battery fed. The circuit contains a transistor and an oscillator to produce an output voltage on the secondary winding of an output transformer to supply an ignition current. The plant is controlled by an interrupter. The purpose of the invention is to form such a circuit that improved sparks for ignition are produced, on the one hand, and that on the other hand, the plant can continue to function after loss of the oscillator. The problem is solved by the battery and the secondary winding of the output transformers of the oscillator are connected via a rectifier circuit to produce a resultant total voltage with the ignition coil from the battery voltage and the rectified pulsating oscillator output.

  6. El biodiesel de aceite de higuerilla como combustible alternativo para motores diesel

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    ALIRIO BENAVIDES; PEDRO BENJUMEA; VESELINA PASHOVA

    2007-01-01

    En este artículo se presenta un estudio experimental sobre la producción y utilización del biodiesel de aceite de higuerilla. El máximo rendimiento de metilésteres en la reacción de transesterificación del aceite de higuerilla usado se obtiene bajo las siguientes condiciones: temperatura ambiente, una relación molar metanol/aceite de 9 y una concentración de catalizador de 0.8%. El biodiesel de aceite de higuerilla puede ser mezclado con el combustible diesel convencional derivado del petróle...

  7. EL BIODIESEL DE ACEITE DE HIGUERILLA COMO COMBUSTIBLE ALTERNATIVO PARA MOTORES DIESEL

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    BENAVIDES, ALIRIO; BENJUMEA, PEDRO; PASHOVA, VESELINA

    2007-01-01

    En este artículo se presenta un estudio experimental sobre la producción y utilización del biodiesel de aceite de higuerilla. El máximo rendimiento de metilésteres en la reacción de transesterificación del aceite de higuerilla usado se obtiene bajo las siguientes condiciones: temperatura ambiente, una relación molar metanol/aceite de 9 y una concentración de catalizador de 0.8%. El biodiesel de aceite de higuerilla puede ser mezclado con el combustible diesel convencional derivado del petróle...

  8. Trace emissions from gaseous combustion

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    Seebold, J.G. [Chevron Research and Technology Co., Richmond, CA (United States)

    2000-07-01

    The U.S. Clean Air Act (CAA) was amended in 1990 to include the development of maximum achievable control technology (MACT) emission standards for hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) for certain stationary sources by November 2000. MACT emissions standards would affect process heaters and industrial boilers since combustion processes are a potential source for many air toxins. The author noted that one of the problems with MACT is the lack of a clear solid scientific footing which is needed to develop environmentally responsible regulations. In order to amend some of these deficiencies, a 4-year, $7 million research project on the origin and fate of trace emissions in the external combustion of gaseous hydrocarbons was undertaken in a collaborative effort between government, universities and industry. This collaborative project entitled the Petroleum Environmental Research Forum (PERF) Project 92-19 produced basic information and phenomenological understanding in two important areas, one basic and one applied. The specific objectives of the project were to measure emissions while operating different full-scale burners under various operating conditions and then to analyze the emission data to identify which operating conditions lead to low air toxic emissions. Another objective was to develop new chemical kinetic mechanisms and predictive models for the formation of air toxic species which would explain the origin and fate of these species in process heaters and industrial boilers. It was determined that a flame is a very effective reactor and that trace emissions from a typical gas-fired industry burner are very small. An unexpected finding was that trace emissions are not affected by hydrocarbon gaseous fuel composition, nor by the use of ultra low nitrous oxide burners. 2 refs., 8 figs.

  9. Ensaios sobre economia do empreendorismo

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    Gabrielito Rauter Menezes

    2015-01-01

    Esta tese é composta por três ensaios sobre Economia do Empreendedorismo. O primeiro deles trata sobre os determinantes do empreendedorismo no Brasil a partir de modelos de escolha ocupacional, usando os microdados da Pesquisa Nacional por Amostra por Domicílios (PNAD) do ano de 2012. A estratégia empírica adotada empregou os modelos de escolha discreta na estimação da escolha ocupacional. Os resultados demonstraram que existem efeitos significativos para as variáveis: anos de estudos iniciai...

  10. Uma análise sobre transmasculinidades presentes numa série da mídia televisiva

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    Thais Geraldo Oliveira de Aguiar

    2018-02-01

    Full Text Available Neste trabalho temos como objetivo analisar alguns significados sobre transmasculinidades presentes em dois episódios da série Liberdade de Gênero, exibida no canal de televisão brasileiro por assinatura GNT. Entendemos esta série como um potente artefato cultural para reflexão acerca das identidades trans, nela são apresentadas algumas histórias de pessoas que não se identificam com o gênero designado para elas ao nascerem, negando qualquer determinismo biológico. O preconceito, a exclusão social, a pressão religiosa e familiar que esses sujeitos vivenciam, no caso dos entrevistados, não venceram o desejo de ser quem sentiam ser. Nossos estudos têm como base os Estudos Culturais, na sua vertente pós-estruturalista, destacando o efeito das mídias na produção dos corpos e das sexualidades e também como produtora de saberes e conhecimentos, entendendo que os discursos veiculados pela mídia acionam efeitos de verdade e que essa proliferação de discursos vem atuando na produção dos sujeitos. A metodologia da pesquisa consiste na análise cultural, entendendo que esse tipo de análise é potente para pensar o quanto as pedagogias exercidas por estes artefatos são produtivas na constituição dos sujeitos e como vêm produzindo e reproduzindo significados acerca da transgeneridade, em específico sobre os homens trans.

  11. Effect of Variant End of Injection Period on Combustion Process of Biodiesel Combustion

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    Khalid Amir

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available Biodiesel is an alternative fuel as a replacement to the standard diesel fuel in combustion diesel engine. The biodiesel fuel has a significantly influences throughout the combustion process and exhaust emission. The purpose of this research is to investigate the combustion process behavior during the End of Injection (EOI period and operates under variant conditions using Rapid Compression Machine (RCM. Experimental of RCM is used to simulate a combustion process and combustion characteristics of diesel engine combustion. Three types of biodiesel blend which are B5, B10 and B15 were tested at several injection pressures of 80 MPa, 90 MPa and 130 MPa under different ambient temperatures, 750 K to 1100 K. The results of this study showed that the ignition delay slightly reduced with increasing the content of biodiesel blends from B5, B10 and B15 and became more shorten as the injection pressure been enhanced. As the injection pressure increased, the behavior of combustion pressure at end of injection is reduced, radically increased the NOX emission. It is noted that the process of combustion at the end of injection increased as the ambient temperature is rising. In fact, higher initial ambient temperature improved the fuel atomization and mixing process. Under the biodiesel combustion with higher ambient temperature condition, the exhaust emission of CO, O2, and HC became less but increased in NOX emission. Besides, increased in blends of biodiesel ratio are found to enhance the combustion process, resulted a decreased in HC emissions.

  12. Extended lattice Boltzmann scheme for droplet combustion.

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    Ashna, Mostafa; Rahimian, Mohammad Hassan; Fakhari, Abbas

    2017-05-01

    The available lattice Boltzmann (LB) models for combustion or phase change are focused on either single-phase flow combustion or two-phase flow with evaporation assuming a constant density for both liquid and gas phases. To pave the way towards simulation of spray combustion, we propose a two-phase LB method for modeling combustion of liquid fuel droplets. We develop an LB scheme to model phase change and combustion by taking into account the density variation in the gas phase and accounting for the chemical reaction based on the Cahn-Hilliard free-energy approach. Evaporation of liquid fuel is modeled by adding a source term, which is due to the divergence of the velocity field being nontrivial, in the continuity equation. The low-Mach-number approximation in the governing Navier-Stokes and energy equations is used to incorporate source terms due to heat release from chemical reactions, density variation, and nonluminous radiative heat loss. Additionally, the conservation equation for chemical species is formulated by including a source term due to chemical reaction. To validate the model, we consider the combustion of n-heptane and n-butanol droplets in stagnant air using overall single-step reactions. The diameter history and flame standoff ratio obtained from the proposed LB method are found to be in good agreement with available numerical and experimental data. The present LB scheme is believed to be a promising approach for modeling spray combustion.

  13. Bifurcation, pattern formation and chaos in combustion

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    Bayliss, A.; Matkowsky, B.J.

    1991-01-01

    In this paper problems in gaseous combustion and in gasless condensed phase combustion are studied both analytically and numerically. In gaseous combustion we consider the problem of a flame stabilized on a line source of fuel. The authors find both stationary and pulsating axisymmetric solutions as well as stationary and pulsating cellular solutions. The pulsating cellular solutions take the form of either traveling waves or standing waves. Transitions between these patterns occur as parameters related to the curvature of the flame front and the Lewis number are varied. In gasless condensed phase combustion both planar and nonplanar problems are studied. For planar condensed phase combustion we consider two models: accounts for melting and does not. Both models are shown to exhibit a transition from uniformly to pulsating propagating combustion when a parameter related to the activation energy is increased. Upon further increasing this parameter both models undergo a transition to chaos: by intermittency and by a period doubling sequence. In nonplanar condensed phase combustion the nonlinear development of a branch of standing wave solutions is studied and is shown to lead to relaxation oscillations and subsequently to a transition to quasi-periodicity

  14. Thermogravimetric analysis of biowastes during combustion

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    Otero, M.; Sanchez, M.E.; Gomez, X.; Moran, A.

    2010-01-01

    The combustion of sewage sludge (SS), animal manure (AM) and the organic fraction of municipal solid waste (OFMSW) was assessed and compared with that of a semianthracite coal (SC) and of a PET waste by thermogravimetric (TG) analysis. Differences were found in the TG curves obtained for the combustion of these materials accordingly to their respective proximate analysis. Non-isothermal thermogravimetric data were used to assess the kinetics of the combustion of these biowastes. The present paper reports on the application of the Vyazovkin model-free isoconversional method for the evaluation of the activation energy necessary for the combustion of these biowastes. The activation energy related to SS combustion (129.1 kJ/mol) was similar to that corresponding to AM (132.5 kJ/mol) while the OFMSW showed a higher value (159.3 kJ/mol). These values are quite higher than the one determined in the same way for the combustion of SC (49.2 kJ/mol) but lower than that for the combustion of a PET waste (165.6 kJ/mol).

  15. Catalytic combustion in small wood burning appliances

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    Oravainen, H. [VTT Energy, Jyvaeskylae (Finland)

    1996-12-31

    There is over a million hand fired small heating appliances in Finland where about 5,4 million cubic meters of wood fuel is used. Combustion in such heating appliances is a batch-type process. In early stages of combustion when volatiles are burned, the formation of carbon monoxide (CO) and other combustible gases are difficult to avoid when using fuels that have high volatile matter content. Harmful emissions are formed mostly after each fuel adding but also during char burnout period. When the CO-content in flue gases is, say over 0.5 %, also other harmful emissions will be formed. Methane (CH{sub 4}) and other hydrocarbons are released and the amount of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)-compounds can be remarkable. Some PAH-compounds are very carcinogenic. It has been estimated that in Finland even more than 90 % of hydrocarbon and PAH emissions are due to small scale wood combustion. Emissions from transportation is excluded from these figures. That is why wood combustion has a net effect on greenhouse gas phenomena. For example carbon monoxide emissions from small scale wood combustion are two fold compared to that of energy production in power plants. Methane emission is of the same order as emission from transportation and seven fold compared with those of energy production. Emissions from small heating appliances can be reduced by developing the combustion techniques, but also by using other means, for example catalytic converters. In certain stages of the batch combustion, temperature is not high enough, gas mixing is not good enough and residence time is too short for complete combustion. When placed to a suitable place inside a heating appliance, a catalytic converter can oxidize unburned gases in the flue gas into compounds that are not harmful to the environment. (3 refs.)

  16. Catalytic combustion in small wood burning appliances

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    Oravainen, H [VTT Energy, Jyvaeskylae (Finland)

    1997-12-31

    There is over a million hand fired small heating appliances in Finland where about 5,4 million cubic meters of wood fuel is used. Combustion in such heating appliances is a batch-type process. In early stages of combustion when volatiles are burned, the formation of carbon monoxide (CO) and other combustible gases are difficult to avoid when using fuels that have high volatile matter content. Harmful emissions are formed mostly after each fuel adding but also during char burnout period. When the CO-content in flue gases is, say over 0.5 %, also other harmful emissions will be formed. Methane (CH{sub 4}) and other hydrocarbons are released and the amount of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)-compounds can be remarkable. Some PAH-compounds are very carcinogenic. It has been estimated that in Finland even more than 90 % of hydrocarbon and PAH emissions are due to small scale wood combustion. Emissions from transportation is excluded from these figures. That is why wood combustion has a net effect on greenhouse gas phenomena. For example carbon monoxide emissions from small scale wood combustion are two fold compared to that of energy production in power plants. Methane emission is of the same order as emission from transportation and seven fold compared with those of energy production. Emissions from small heating appliances can be reduced by developing the combustion techniques, but also by using other means, for example catalytic converters. In certain stages of the batch combustion, temperature is not high enough, gas mixing is not good enough and residence time is too short for complete combustion. When placed to a suitable place inside a heating appliance, a catalytic converter can oxidize unburned gases in the flue gas into compounds that are not harmful to the environment. (3 refs.)

  17. Segredos e verdades no processo comunicacional da família com a criança com câncer

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    Amanda Aparecida Borges

    Full Text Available RESUMO Objetivo: Compreender a experiência da família ao estabelecer a comunicação com a criança em relação ao seu câncer. Métodos: Trata-se de um estudo de abordagem qualitativa, no qual foram entrevistadas famílias de criança com câncer de uma instituição de saúde do interior do estado de Minas Gerais. Optou-se pelo Interacionismo Simbólico como referencial teórico e a Análise de Conteúdo Temática como método. Resultados: A análise dos dados identificou que o estigma do câncer influencia na maneira como a família estabelece a comunicação com a criança. A família faz uma seleção de palavras para buscar sentido à normalidade, afastando da criança informações que trazem ideia do comprometimento do seu futuro e, consequentemente, a morte. Conclusão: O estudo destaca o apoio emocional como fio condutor do processo comunicacional entre família e criança. A família leva à criança mensagens que deixam explícita a esperança de vencer a situação vivenciada. Assim, deve-se pesquisar estratégias usadas pelos profissionais de saúde para auxiliar a família na comunicação sobre a doença da criança.

  18. Novel combustion concepts for sustainable energy development

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    Agarwal, Avinash K; Gupta, Ashwani K; Aggarwal, Suresh K; Kushari, Abhijit

    2014-01-01

    This book comprises research studies of novel work on combustion for sustainable energy development. It offers an insight into a few viable novel technologies for improved, efficient and sustainable utilization of combustion-based energy production using both fossil and bio fuels. Special emphasis is placed on micro-scale combustion systems that offer new challenges and opportunities. The book is divided into five sections, with chapters from 3-4 leading experts forming the core of each section. The book should prove useful to a variety of readers, including students, researchers, and professionals.

  19. The John Zink Hamworthy combustion handbook

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    Baukal, Charles E

    2013-01-01

    Despite the length of time it has been around, its importance, and vast amounts of research, combustion is still far from being completely understood. Issues regarding the environment, cost, and fuel consumption add further complexity, particularly in the process and power generation industries. Dedicated to advancing the art and science of industrial combustion, The John Zink Hamworthy Combustion Handbook, Second Edition: Volume 3 - Applications offers comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of equipment used in the process and power generation industries. Under the leadership of Charles E. Baukal

  20. Characteristic of combustion of Colombian gases

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    Gil B, Edison; Maya, Ruben; Andres, Amel A.

    1996-01-01

    The variety of gas locations in the country, makes that the gas that will be distributed by the net of present gas pipeline a very different composition, what bears to that these they behave in a different way during its use. In this work the main characteristics of the combustion are calculated for the Colombian gases, basically the properties of the combustion and the characteristics of the smoke, as basic information for the design and operation of the gas teams and their certification. These properties were calculated with the special help software for combustion developed by the authors

  1. Combustion of fuels with low sintering temperature

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    Dalin, D

    1950-08-16

    A furnace for the combustion of low sintering temperature fuel consists of a vertical fuel shaft arranged to be charged from above and supplied with combustion air from below and containing a system of tube coils extending through the fuel bed and serving the circulation of a heat-absorbing fluid, such as water or steam. The tube-coil system has portions of different heat-absorbing capacity which are so related to the intensity of combustion in the zones of the fuel shaft in which they are located as to keep all parts of the fuel charge below sintering temperature.

  2. Flammability characteristics of combustible gases and vapors

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    Zabetakis, M. G. [Bureau of Mines, Pittsburgh, PA (United States)

    1964-05-01

    This is a summary of the available limit of flammability, autoignition and burning-rate data for more than 200 combustible gases and vapors in air and other oxidants, as well as of empirical rules and graphs that can be used to predict similar data for thousands of other combustibles under a variety of environmental conditions. Spec$c data are presented on the paraffinic, unsaturated, aromatic, and alicyclic hydrocarbons, alcohols, ethers, aldehydes, ketones, and sulfur compounds, and an assortment of fuels, fuel blends, hydraulic fluids, engine oils, and miscellaneous combustible gases and vapors.

  3. 3rd International Conference on Numerical Combustion

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    Larrouturou, Bernard; Numerical Combustion

    1989-01-01

    Interest in numerical combustion is growing among applied mathematicians, physicists, chemists, engine manufacturers and many industrialists. This proceedings volume contains nine invited lectures and twenty seven contributions carefully selected by the editors. The major themes are numerical simulation of transsonic and supersonic combustion phenomena, the study of supersonic reacting mixing layers, and turbulent combustion. Emphasis is laid on hyperbolic models and on numerical simulations of hydrocarbon planes with a complete set of chemical reactions carried out in two-dimensional geometries as well as on complex reactive flow simulations.

  4. Annual Report: Advanced Combustion (30 September 2012)

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    Hawk, Jeffrey [NETL; Richards, George

    2012-09-30

    The Advanced Combustion Project addresses fundamental issues of fire-side and steam-side corrosion and materials performance in oxy-fuel combustion environments and provides an integrated approach into understanding the environmental and mechanical behavior such that environmental degradation can be ameliorated and long-term microstructural stability, and thus, mechanical performance can lead to longer lasting components and extended power plant life. The technical tasks of this effort are Oxy-combustion Environment Characterization, Alloy Modeling and Life Prediction, and Alloy Manufacturing and Process Development.

  5. Plasma assisted combustion of parafin mixture

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    Nedybaliuk, O.A.; Chernyak, V.Ya.; Martysh, E.V.; Lisitchenko, T.E.; Vergun, O.Yu.; Orlovska, S.G.

    2013-01-01

    In this work the results of solid paraffin combustion with the aid of the plasma of transverse and rotational gliding arc studies are represented. The question of the additional activation of paraffin based solid fuels is examined. The mixture of n-paraffin and stearin in the solid state as the model of the solid paraffin based fuel is used. The plasma assisted combustion of this model is experimentally investigated. The voltage-current characteristics of discharge at the different regimes are measured. The population temperatures of excited rotational levels are determined. The flame temperature during the combustion of solid paraffin containing mixture is calculated

  6. Chaotic combustion in spark ignition engines

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    Wendeker, Miroslaw; Czarnigowski, Jacek; Litak, Grzegorz; Szabelski, Kazimierz

    2003-01-01

    We analyse the combustion process in a spark ignition engine using the experimental data of an internal pressure during the combustion process and show that the system can be driven to chaotic behaviour. Our conclusion is based on the observation of unperiodicity in the time series, suitable stroboscopic maps and a complex structure of a reconstructed strange attractor. This analysis can explain that in some circumstances the level of noise in spark ignition engines increases considerably due to nonlinear dynamics of a combustion process

  7. Conversaciones sobre el litoral cordillerano

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    Browne,Enrique; Browne,Tomás

    2009-01-01

    Dos arquitectos dialogan sobre los Andes desde su propia vivencia. El territorio de Chile se entiende como límite natural entre mar y cordillera, donde suceden apretadamente una serie de eventos particulares: fallas geológicas, cerros que penetran en las ciudades y torrentes que bajan al mar caracterizan y diferencian sus paisajes.

  8. Sobre Humanismo y Medicina

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    Adolfo de Francisco Zea

    2000-12-01

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    En esta disertación sobre “Humanismo y Medicina”, título del libro que tuve ocasión de publicar hace un par de años, destacaré algunas de las relaciones que existen entre la medicina y las bellas artes, concretamente la música y la pintura. La Medicina tiene como objeto de su acción al Hombre. Definida como la ciencia y el arte de prevenir, curar o aliviar la enfermedad, no tiene como meta la simple prolongación de la vida biológica.

    Su tarea consiste en postergar la muerte, prevenir o reducir los padecimientos y las deformidades, curar las enfermedades, ampliar las capacidades biológicas y psicológicas de los seres humanos y ocuparse de los sufrimientos de las personas. Para Tristam Engelhardt, es la Medicina de las personas.

    Se concibe a la persona humana como el individuo de conciencia reflexiva normal que es a la vez miembro pleno de la comunidad, con los deberes y derechos que presuponen su pertenencia a ella. A esta acepción de carácter moral de la persona humana, que corresponde a lo que se llama persona “en sentido estricto”, se agrega la acepción social, que hace relación con aquellas personas a las que se otorgan prácticamente los mismos derechos, como es el caso de los niños, de los individuos que perdieron el carácter de personas por padecer de lesiones cerebrales o demencia, y de aquellos que nunca llegarán a serlo como los retrasados mentales profundos.

    Al sostener que no todos los seres humanos son personas “en sentido estricto”, la Bioética que expone Engelhardt impone, sin embargo, como obligación moral, tratar a estos últimos con pleno respeto y comprensión. Lo que es importante acerca de nosotros mismos como seres humanos, es el hecho real de que seamos personas; no simplemente nuestra pertenencia al género Horno sapiens como tal.

    Para Víctor Frankl, la persona humana es de carácter espiritual y en tal virtud, es diferente del organismo psicofísico cuya

  9. Gradual combustion - method for nitrogen oxide suppression during brown coal combustion

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    Kotler, V.P.; Verzakov, V.N.; Lobov, T.V.

    1990-10-01

    Discusses combustion of brown coal in BKZ-500-140-1 boilers and factors that influence emission of nitrogen oxides. Temperature distribution in the furnace was evaluated. Effects of burner position, burner number and burner type as well as air excess ratio on chemical reactions during brown coal combustion, formation of nitrogen oxides and their emission were comparatively evaluated. Analyses showed that by optimum arrangement of burners and selecting the optimum air excess ratio a part of nitrogen oxides formed during the initial phase of combustion was reduced to molecular nitrogen in the second phase. On the basis of evaluations the following recommendations for furnace design are made: use of straight-flow burners characterized by a reduced mixing ratio with secondary air, parallel arrangement of burners which guarantees mixing of the combustion products from the burners with stable and unstable combustion (products of incomplete coal combustion), reducing the air excess ratio to below 1.0. 5 refs.

  10. Key factors of combustion from kinetics to gas dynamics

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    Rubtsov, Nikolai M

    2017-01-01

    This book summarizes the main advances in the mechanisms of combustion processes. It focuses on the analysis of kinetic mechanisms of gas combustion processes and experimental investigation into the interrelation of kinetics and gas dynamics in gas combustion. The book is complimentary to the one previously published, The Modes of Gaseous Combustion.

  11. Comparison of different chemical kinetic mechanisms of methane combustion in an internal combustion engine configuration

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    Ennetta Ridha; Hamdi Mohamed; Said Rachid

    2008-01-01

    Three chemical kinetic mechanisms of methane combustion were tested and compared using the internal combustion engine model of Chemkin 4.02 [1]: one-step global reaction mechanism, four-step mechanism, and the standard detailed scheme GRIMECH 3.0. This study shows good concordances, especially between the four-step and the detailed mechanisms in the prediction of temperature and main species profiles. But reduced schemes were incapables to predict pollutant emissions in an internal combustion...

  12. Coal Combustion Products Extension Program

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    Tarunjit S. Butalia; William E. Wolfe

    2006-01-11

    This final project report presents the activities and accomplishments of the ''Coal Combustion Products Extension Program'' conducted at The Ohio State University from August 1, 2000 to June 30, 2005 to advance the beneficial uses of coal combustion products (CCPs) in highway and construction, mine reclamation, agricultural, and manufacturing sectors. The objective of this technology transfer/research program at The Ohio State University was to promote the increased use of Ohio CCPs (fly ash, FGD material, bottom ash, and boiler slag) in applications that are technically sound, environmentally benign, and commercially competitive. The project objective was accomplished by housing the CCP Extension Program within The Ohio State University College of Engineering with support from the university Extension Service and The Ohio State University Research Foundation. Dr. Tarunjit S. Butalia, an internationally reputed CCP expert and registered professional engineer, was the program coordinator. The program coordinator acted as liaison among CCP stakeholders in the state, produced information sheets, provided expertise in the field to those who desired it, sponsored and co-sponsored seminars, meetings, and speaking at these events, and generally worked to promote knowledge about the productive and proper application of CCPs as useful raw materials. The major accomplishments of the program were: (1) Increase in FGD material utilization rate from 8% in 1997 to more than 20% in 2005, and an increase in overall CCP utilization rate of 21% in 1997 to just under 30% in 2005 for the State of Ohio. (2) Recognition as a ''voice of trust'' among Ohio and national CCP stakeholders (particularly regulatory agencies). (3) Establishment of a national and international reputation, especially for the use of FGD materials and fly ash in construction applications. It is recommended that to increase Ohio's CCP utilization rate from 30% in 2005 to

  13. A study of the current group evaporation/combustion theories

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    Shen, Hayley H.

    1990-01-01

    Liquid fuel combustion can be greatly enhanced by disintegrating the liquid fuel into droplets, an effect achieved by various configurations. A number of experiments carried out in the seventies showed that combustion of droplet arrays and sprays do not form individual flames. Moreover, the rate of burning in spray combustion greatly deviates from that of the single combustion rate. Such observations naturally challenge its applicability to spray combustion. A number of mathematical models were developed to evaluate 'group combustion' and the related 'group evaporation' phenomena. This study investigates the similarity and difference of these models and their applicability to spray combustion. Future work that should be carried out in this area is indicated.

  14. Distillation of combustibles at temperatures below fusion

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    Dalin, D

    1946-09-26

    A process is described for combustion and distillation for dry fuels, such as bituminous shales, below the temperature of fusion of the ash, for the production of heat, in which the temperature in the charge of fuel forming a vertical column is maintained beneath the temperature of fusion of the ash by a withdrawal of the heat from the combustible charge by means of a fluid absorbing this heat. This fluid being constituted, for example, by water in a suitable form, so that it can be circulated through a convenient cooling system, extending through the different parts of the charge. The fluid circulating also through the desired parts of the charge and absorbing the heat, the quantity of fluid or the surface of absorption increasing with the intensity of the combustion in the part of the combustible charge traversed by the fluid.

  15. Fuels Combustion Research: Supercritical Fuel Pyrolysis

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    Glassman, Irvin

    2001-01-01

    .... The focus during the subject period was directed to understanding the pyrolysis and combustion of endothermic fuels under subcritical conditions and the pyrolysis of these fuels under supercritical conditions...

  16. Fuels Combustion Research: Supercritical Fuel Pyrolysis

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    Glassman, Irvin

    2000-01-01

    .... The focus during the subject period was directed to understanding the pyrolysis and combustion of endothermic fuels under subcritical conditions and the pyrolysis of these fuels under supercritical conditions...

  17. CloudFlame: Cyberinfrastructure for combustion research

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    Goteng, Gokop; Nettyam, Naveena; Sarathy, Mani

    2013-01-01

    Combustion experiments and chemical kinetics simulations generate huge data that is computationally and data intensive. A cloud-based cyber infrastructure known as Cloud Flame is implemented to improve the computational efficiency, scalability

  18. Flex-flame burner and combustion method

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    Soupos, Vasilios; Zelepouga, Serguei; Rue, David M.; Abbasi, Hamid A.

    2010-08-24

    A combustion method and apparatus which produce a hybrid flame for heating metals and metal alloys, which hybrid flame has the characteristic of having an oxidant-lean portion proximate the metal or metal alloy and having an oxidant-rich portion disposed above the oxidant lean portion. This hybrid flame is produced by introducing fuel and primary combustion oxidant into the furnace chamber containing the metal or metal alloy in a substoichiometric ratio to produce a fuel-rich flame and by introducing a secondary combustion oxidant into the furnace chamber above the fuel-rich flame in a manner whereby mixing of the secondary combustion oxidant with the fuel-rich flame is delayed for a portion of the length of the flame.

  19. System and method for engine combustion

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    Sczomak, David P.; Gallon, Robert J.; Solomon, Arun S.

    2018-03-13

    A combustion system for use with one or more cylinder bores of an internal combustion engine includes at least one cylinder head defining first and second intake ports in fluid communication with the one or more cylinder bores. A flap is adjustably connected to the at least one cylinder head. The flap includes a first flap portion cooperating with the first intake port extending from an arm and a second flap portion cooperating with the second intake port extending from the arm and disposed adjacent the first flap portion. A controller in electrical communication with an actuator monitors the condition of the engine and actuates the flap to position the first and second flap portions between first and second positions to create a first combustion condition and a second combustion condition.

  20. Engine combustion control via fuel reactivity stratification

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    Reitz, Rolf Deneys; Hanson, Reed M; Splitter, Derek A; Kokjohn, Sage L

    2013-12-31

    A compression ignition engine uses two or more fuel charges having two or more reactivities to control the timing and duration of combustion. In a preferred implementation, a lower-reactivity fuel charge is injected or otherwise introduced into the combustion chamber, preferably sufficiently early that it becomes at least substantially homogeneously dispersed within the chamber before a subsequent injection is made. One or more subsequent injections of higher-reactivity fuel charges are then made, and these preferably distribute the higher-reactivity matter within the lower-reactivity chamber space such that combustion begins in the higher-reactivity regions, and with the lower-reactivity regions following thereafter. By appropriately choose the reactivities of the charges, their relative amounts, and their timing, combustion can be tailored to achieve optimal power output (and thus fuel efficiency), at controlled temperatures (and thus controlled NOx), and with controlled equivalence ratios (and thus controlled soot).

  1. Danish emission inventories for stationary combustion plants

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    Nielsen, Malene; Nielsen, Ole-Kenneth; Plejdrup, Marlene Schmidt

    Emission inventories for stationary combustion plants are presented and the methodologies and assumptions used for the inventories are described. The pollutants considered are SO2, NOx, NMVOC, CH4, CO, CO2, N2O, NH3, particulate matter, heavy metals, dioxins, HCB and PAH. The CO2 emission in 2008...... incineration plants. The combustion of wood in residential plants has increased considerably in recent years resulting in increased emission of PAH, particulate matter and CO. The emission of NMVOC has increased since 1990 as a result of both the increased combustion of wood in residential plants...... and the increased emission from lean-burn gas engines. The dioxin emission decreased since 1990 due to flue gas cleaning on waste incineration plants. However in recent years the emission has increased as a result of the increased combustion of wood in residential plants....

  2. Danish emission inventories for stationary combustion plants

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    Nielsen, Malene; Nielsen, Ole-Kenneth; Plejdrup, Marlene Schmidt

    Emission inventories for stationary combustion plants are presented and the methodologies and assumptions used for the inventories are described. The pollutants considered are SO2, NOx, NMVOC, CH4, CO, CO2, N2O, particulate matter, heavy metals, dioxins, HCB and PAH. The CO2 emission in 2007 was 10...... incineration plants. The combustion of wood in residential plants has increased considerably in recent years resulting in increased emission of PAH, particulate matter and CO. The emission of NMVOC has increased since 1990 as a result of both the increased combustion of wood in residential plants...... and the increased emission from lean-burn gas engines. The dioxin emission decreased since 1990 due to flue gas cleaning on waste incineration plants. However in recent years the emission has increased as a result of the increased combustion of wood in residential plants....

  3. Two phase exhaust for internal combustion engine

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    Vuk, Carl T [Denver, IA

    2011-11-29

    An internal combustion engine having a reciprocating multi cylinder internal combustion engine with multiple valves. At least a pair of exhaust valves are provided and each supply a separate power extraction device. The first exhaust valves connect to a power turbine used to provide additional power to the engine either mechanically or electrically. The flow path from these exhaust valves is smaller in area and volume than a second flow path which is used to deliver products of combustion to a turbocharger turbine. The timing of the exhaust valve events is controlled to produce a higher grade of energy to the power turbine and enhance the ability to extract power from the combustion process.

  4. Verdades en paralelo bajo la censura: una exploración del híbrido docu-ficción Chicas de Club (1970, de Jordi Grau

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    Fernández Guerra, Vanesa

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available En este artículo planteamos los modos en que Jordi Grau sortea la censura para crear una película innovadora que desafía tanto las nociones establecidas de cómo hacer cine, como las expectativas de la audiencia. En Chicas de club el director se atreve a reflexionar sobre lo que empuja a algunas mujeres a prostituirse en los eufemísticamente denominados “clubs de alterne”. Corren los años setenta y en España, bajo el régimen autoritario del dictador Franco y por lo tanto bajo la censura cinematográfica, el tema de la prostitución está prohibido como tal en el cine. Jordi Grau, en colaboración con el guionista Mario Camus, pone en marcha un arriesgado juego narrativo y visual donde un periodista es el hilo conductor de entrevistas realizadas a gente de la calle y a chicas de alterne, que participan como actrices de su propia vida ficcionada. La película se convierte en un híbrido entre ficción y realidad que seduce al espectador.Abstract in English: In the following paper we look into the ways in which Jordi Grau (1930 navigated the censors to make an innovative film that challenged the established notions of film-making and the audience’s expectations alike. In Chicas de club the director daringly reflected on what pushes some women into prostitution in the euphemistically named "clubs de alterne" (meeting clubs. It is the 1970s and in Spain, under Franco's authoritarian dictatorship - and in a situation of cinematographic censorship - the issue of prostitution is forbidden as a subject for cinema. Jordi Grau, in collaboration with the scriptwriter Mario Camus, sets a risky narrative and visual game in motion in which a journalist is the connecting thread between the interviews carried out with people in the street and the girls in the club, who participate as actresses in the fictional retelling of their very own lives. Thus the film becomes a hybrid of reality and fiction that captivates the viewer.

  5. DIAGNOSIS OF FAILURE OF COMBUSTION IN THE COMBUSTION CHAMBER WITH A THERMOVISION EQUIPMENT

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    S. V. Vorobiev

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available The use of thermovision technology to diagnose failure of the combustion flame test tube of the main combustion chamber gas turbine engine is deal with in the article. Join the thermal radiation of the jet of combustion products and the internal elements was carried out using short-wave thermovision system AGA-782 with spectral spectral filters in several ranges from 3.2 to 5.6 microns. Thermovision is mounted on the axis of the flame tube. The output signal was recorded and processed on a computer in real time, allowing monitor the combustion process and the thermal state of the object during the experiment.

  6. Discursos sobre juventude e práticas psicológicas: a produção dos modos de ser jovem. Brasil

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    Zuleika Köhler Gonzales

    2008-01-01

    Full Text Available La persona joven ha sido centro de atención por parte de las instituciones sociales, tanto públicas como privadas. En los discursos de la sociedad sobre esta población, el joven o la joven se asocia, actualmente, a la idea de inserción en los procesos sociales. En el campo académico, se percibe una importante producción de investigaciones y de conocimiento acerca de la juventud. En las producciones del conocimiento sobre la juventud circula un discurso de "preocupación" con relación a los jóvenes y a las jóvenes, en cuanto a su integración en el orden social, económico y familiar. En este artículo, se hace referencia a las concepciones de juventud que fueron legitimadas en diferentes momentos sociales y se pretende comprender cómo se ha visibilizado un determinado discurso sobre esta categoría, generalmente asociado a la noción de problema. En el proceso, se busca discutir las implicaciones de este discurso en las prácticas psicológicas e indagar cómo los jóvenes y las jóvenes están siendo afectados y afectadas por determinadas prácticas sociales contemporáneas, generando diversos modos de subjetivación, que al mismo tiempo son pensados, fomentados y resignificados en relaciones de poder y verdad, sustentadas por saberes como el psicológico. También se pretende evidenciar cómo esos sujetos han sido intervenidos por el mercado capitalista como consumidores y consumidoras en potencia.

  7. Internal combustion engine and method for control

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    Brennan, Daniel G

    2013-05-21

    In one exemplary embodiment of the invention an internal combustion engine includes a piston disposed in a cylinder, a valve configured to control flow of air into the cylinder and an actuator coupled to the valve to control a position of the valve. The internal combustion engine also includes a controller coupled to the actuator, wherein the controller is configured to close the valve when an uncontrolled condition for the internal engine is determined.

  8. Building America Expert Meeting. Combustion Safety

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    Brand, Larry [Partnership for Advanced Residential Retrofit (PARR), Des Plaines, IL (United States)

    2013-03-01

    This is an overview of "The Best Approach to Combustion Safety in a Direct Vent World," held June 28, 2012, in San Antonio, TX. The objective of this Expert Meeting was to identify gaps and barriers that need to be addressed by future research, and to develop data-driven technical recommendations for code updates so that a common approach for combustion safety can be adopted by all members of the building energy efficiency and code communities.

  9. Building America Expert Meeting: Combustion Safety

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    Brand, L.

    2013-03-01

    This is a meeting overview of 'The Best Approach to Combustion Safety in a Direct Vent World', held June 28, 2012, in San Antonio, Texas. The objective of this Expert Meeting was to identify gaps and barriers that need to be addressed by future research, and to develop data-driven technical recommendations for code updates so that a common approach for combustion safety can be adopted by all members of the building energy efficiency and code communities.

  10. COMBUSTION OPTIMIZATION IN SPARK IGNITION ENGINES

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    Barhm Mohamad; Gabor Szebesi; Betti Bollo

    2017-01-01

    The blending technique used in internal combustion engines can reduce emission of toxic exhaust components and noises, enhance overall energy efficiency and reduce fuel costs. The aim of the study was to compare the effects of dual alcohols (methanol and ethanol) blended in gasoline fuel (GF) against performance, combustion and emission characteristics. Problems arise in the fuel delivery system when using the highly volatile methanol - gasoline blends. This problem is reduced by using specia...

  11. Combustion kinetics and reaction pathways

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    Klemm, R.B.; Sutherland, J.W. [Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY (United States)

    1993-12-01

    This project is focused on the fundamental chemistry of combustion. The overall objectives are to determine rate constants for elementary reactions and to elucidate the pathways of multichannel reactions. A multitechnique approach that features three independent experiments provides unique capabilities in performing reliable kinetic measurements over an exceptionally wide range in temperature, 300 to 2500 K. Recent kinetic work has focused on experimental studies and theoretical calculations of the methane dissociation system (CH{sub 4} + Ar {yields} CH{sub 3} + H + Ar and H + CH{sub 4} {yields} CH{sub 3} + H{sub 2}). Additionally, a discharge flow-photoionization mass spectrometer (DF-PIMS) experiment is used to determine branching fractions for multichannel reactions and to measure ionization thresholds of free radicals. Thus, these photoionization experiments generate data that are relevant to both reaction pathways studies (reaction dynamics) and fundamental thermochemical research. Two distinct advantages of performing PIMS with high intensity, tunable vacuum ultraviolet light at the National Synchrotron Light Source are high detection sensitivity and exceptional selectivity in monitoring radical species.

  12. Carburetor for internal combustion engines

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    Csonka, John J.; Csonka, Albert B.

    1978-01-01

    A carburetor for internal combustion engines having a housing including a generally discoidal wall and a hub extending axially from the central portion thereof, an air valve having a relatively flat radially extending surface directed toward and concentric with said discoidal wall and with a central conoidal portion having its apex directed toward the interior of said hub portion. The housing wall and the radially extending surface of the valve define an air passage converging radially inwardly to form an annular valving construction and thence diverge into the interior of said hub. The hub includes an annular fuel passage terminating at its upper end in a circumferential series of micro-passages for directing liquid fuel uniformly distributed into said air passage substantially at said valving constriction at right angles to the direction of air flow. The air valve is adjustable axially toward and away from the discoidal wall of the carburetor housing to regulate the volume of air drawn into the engine with which said carburetor is associated. Fuel is delivered under pressure to the fuel metering valve and from there through said micro-passages and controlled cams simultaneously regulate the axial adjustment of said air valve and the rate of delivery of fuel through said micro-passages according to a predetermined ratio pattern. A third jointly controlled cam simultaneously regulates the ignition timing in accordance with various air and fuel supply settings. The air valve, fuel supply and ignition timing settings are all independent of the existing degree of engine vacuum.

  13. LES and RANS modeling of pulverized coal combustion in swirl burner for air and oxy-combustion technologies

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    Warzecha, Piotr; Boguslawski, Andrzej

    2014-01-01

    Combustion of pulverized coal in oxy-combustion technology is one of the effective ways to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. The process of transition from conventional combustion in air to the oxy-combustion technology, however, requires a thorough investigations of the phenomena occurring during the combustion process, that can be greatly supported by numerical modeling. The paper presents the results of numerical simulations of pulverized coal combustion process in swirl burner using RANS (Reynolds-averaged Navier–Stokes equations) and LES (large Eddy simulation) methods for turbulent flow. Numerical simulations have been performed for the oxyfuel test facility located at the Institute of Heat and Mass Transfer at RWTH Aachen University. Detailed analysis of the flow field inside the combustion chamber for cold flow and for the flow with combustion using different numerical methods for turbulent flows have been done. Comparison of the air and oxy-coal combustion process for pulverized coal shows significant differences in temperature, especially close to the burner exit. Additionally the influence of the combustion model on the results has been shown for oxy-combustion test case. - Highlights: • Oxy-coal combustion has been modeled for test facility operating at low oxygen ratio. • Coal combustion process has been modeled with simplified combustion models. • Comparison of oxy and air combustion process of pulverized coal has been done. • RANS (Reynolds-averaged Navier–Stokes equations) and LES (large Eddy simulation) results for pulverized coal combustion process have been compared

  14. Fluidized bed combustion: mixing and pollutant limitation

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    Leckner, B. [Chalmers Univ. of Technology, Goeteborg (Sweden). Dept. of Energy Conversion

    1997-10-01

    Fluidized bed combustion (FBC) has been applied commercially during a few decades, and sufficient knowledge is gained to design boilers with sizes of up to several hundreds of megawatt thermal power (MW{sub th}). The knowledge of what goes on inside a large combustion chamber is still limited, however, and this impedes further optimization and efficient solution of problems that might occur. Despite this lack of knowledge the present survey deals with combustion chamber processes and discusses mixing and distribution of fuel and air in the combustion chamber and its importance for sulphur capture and reduction of emissions of nitrogen oxides. It is desirable to present the material in a general way and to cover the entire field of FBC. However, the scarce openly published information deals mostly with coal combustion in atmospheric circulating fluidized bed (CFB) combustors, and therefore this application will receive most attention, but reference is also made to pressurized combustion and to other fuels than coal. In this context the important work made in the LIEKKI project on the analysis of different fuels and on the influence of pressure should be especially pointed out. (orig.)

  15. Science review of internal combustion engines

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    Taylor, Alex M.K.P.

    2008-01-01

    Internal combustion engines used in transportation produce about 23% of the UK's carbon dioxide emission, up from 14% in 1980. The current science described in this paper suggests that there could be 6-15% improvements in internal combustion fuel efficiency in the coming decade, although filters to meet emission legislation reduce these gains. Using these engines as hybrids with electric motors produces a reduction in energy requirements in the order of 21-28%. Developments beyond the next decade are likely to be dominated by four topics: emission legislation and emission control, new fuels, improved combustion and a range of advanced concepts for energy saving. Emission control is important because current methods for limiting nitrogen oxides and particulate emissions imply extra energy consumption. Of the new fuels, non-conventional fossil-derived fuels are associated with larger greenhouse gas emissions than conventional petroleum-based fuels, while a vehicle propelled by fuel cells consuming non-renewable hydrogen does not necessarily offer an improvement in emissions over the best hybrid internal combustion engines. Improved combustion may be developed for both gasoline and diesel fuels and promises better efficiency as well as lower noxious emissions without the need for filtering. Finally, four advanced concepts are considered: new thermodynamic cycles, a Rankine bottoming cycle, electric turbo-compounding and the use of thermoelectric devices. The latter three all have the common theme of trying to extract energy from waste heat, which represents about 30% of the energy input to an internal combustion engine

  16. Control device for combustible gas concentration

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    Osawa, Yasuo.

    1988-01-01

    Purpose: To control the concentration of combustible gases such as hydrogen evolved in a reactor container upon loss-of-coolant accidents. Constitution: Combustible gases evolved from the lower area of a drywell in which a combustible atmosphere is liable to be formed locally are taken out through a take-out pipeway to the outside of a reactor container and processed by a hydrogen-oxygen recombiner. Combustible gases in other areas of the drywell are also introduced to the lower area of the drywell and then taken-out externally for procession. Further, combustible gases in the suppression chamber are introduced by the opening of a vacuum breaking valve through a gas supply pipe to the lower area of the drywell and fluids in the drywell are stirred and diluted with fluids exhausted from the gas supply pipe. Disposition of such take-out pipeway and gas supply pipe can reduce the possibility of forming local combustible atmosphere to improve the integrity of the reactor container. (Kamimura, M.)

  17. Low emission turbulent technology for fuel combustion

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    Finker, F. Z.; Kubyshkin, I. B.; Zakharov, B. Yu.; Akhmedov, D. B.; Sobchuk, Ch.

    1997-01-01

    The company 'POLITEKHENERGO' in co-operation and the Russian-Poland firm 'EnergoVIR' have performed investigations for modernization of the current existing boilers. A low emission turbulent technology has been used for the modernization of 10 industrial boilers. The reduction of NO x emissions is based on the following processes: 1) multistage combustion assured by two counter-deviated fluxes; 2) Some of the combustion facilities have an abrupt slope and a reduced air supply which leads to an intense separation of the fuel in the bottom part and a creation of a low-temperature combustion zone where the active restoration of the NO x takes part; 3) The influence of the top high-temperature zone on the NO x formation is small. Thus the 'sandwich' consisting of 'cold' and'hot' combustion layers provides a full rate combustion. This technique permits to: decrease of the NO x and CO x down to the European standard values;increase of the efficiency in 1-2%; obtain a stable coal combustion up to 97-98%; assure the large loading range (30 -100%); modernize and use the old boilers

  18. Sulfur equilibrium desulfurization of sulfur containing products of combustion

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    Woodroffe, J.A.; Abichandani, J.S.

    1990-01-01

    This patent describes the method for the combustion of a carbon- and sulfur-containing fuel for substantially reducing emission of gaseous sulfur compounds formed during combustion of the fuel in a combustion zone. The zone having one or more fuel inlets and one or more oxidizer inlets, and having a combustion products outlet spaced therefrom, and having one or more inorganic sorbent inlets downstream of the fuel inlet(s) and oxidizer inlet(s) and upstream of the combustion products outlet

  19. Emission and combustion characteristics of multiple stage diesel combustion; Nidan nensho ni yoru diesel kikan no nensho to haishutsubutsu tokusei

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    Hashizume, T; Miyamoto, T; Tsujimura, K [New A.C.E. Institute Co. Ltd., Tokyo (Japan); Kobayashi, S; Shimizu, K [Japan Automobile Research Institute, Tsukuba (Japan)

    1997-10-01

    A new concept of multiple stage diesel combustion was studied by means of engine test, combustion observation and numerical simulation, in order to reduce NOx emissions at high load conditions. With this concept, the premixed combustion occurs under the fuel lean conditions and the diffusion combustion occurs under the high temperature conditions. As seen in the result of combustion observation, a first stage combustion occurs with no luminous flame. A second stage combustion occurs with a luminous flame after very short ignition delay period. However the luminous flame is disappeared immediately. Because cylinder temperature is high, and hence soot oxidizes immediately. 5 refs., 11 figs., 1 tab.

  20. Combustion, detonation, shock waves. Proceedings of the Zel'dovich memorial - International conference on combustion. Volume 1

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    Merzhanov, A.G.; Frolov, S.M.

    1995-01-01

    This book contains lectures by the experts in various fields of modern research in combustion, detonation and shock waves, presented at the Zel'dovich memorial - International conference on combustion dedicated to the 80-th birthday of academician Ya.B. Zel'dovich. There are eight chapters discussing the state-of-the-art in combustion kinetics, ignition and steady-state flame propagation, diffusion and heterogeneous combustion, turbulent combustion, unsteady combustion, detonation, combustion and detonation analogies, intense shock waves and extreme states of matter [ru

  1. Estudio comparativo de las diferentes tecnologías de celdas de combustible

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    Alvarado-Flores, J.

    2013-06-01

    Full Text Available Fuel cells generate electricity and heat during electrochemical reaction which happens between the oxygen and hydrogen to form the water. Fuel cell technology is a promising way to provide energy for rural areas where there is no access to the public grid or where there is a huge cost of wiring and transferring electricity. In addition, applications with essential secure electrical energy requirement such as uninterruptible power supplies (UPS, power generation stations and distributed systems can employ fuel cells as their source of energy. The current paper includes a comparative study of basic design, working principle, applications, advantages and disadvantages of various technologies available for fuel cells. In addition, techno-economic features of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles (FCV and internal combustion engine vehicles (ICEV are compared. The results indicate that fuel cell systems have simple design, high reliability, noiseless operation, high efficiency and less environmental impact. The aim of this paper is to serve as a convenient reference for fuel cell power generation reviews.Las celdas de combustible generan electricidad y calor durante la reacción electroquímica que ocurre entre el oxígeno e hidrógeno para formar agua. La tecnología de la celda de combustible es un camino prometedor para proporcionar energía en áreas rurales, donde no hay acceso a la red eléctrica pública, o donde hay un costo enorme en el cableado y transferencia de electricidad. Además, las celdas de combustible, pueden emplearse como fuente de energía, para asegurar la energía eléctrica como por ejemplo, en fuentes de potencia ininterrumpida (uninterruptible power supplies, UPS, estaciones de generación de energía y sistemas de distribución. En este artículo, se hace un estudio comparativo sobre diseño básico, principios de funcionamiento, aplicaciones, ventajas y desventajas de las diversas tecnologías disponibles para celdas de

  2. Improved Economic Performance of Municipal Solid Waste Combustion Plants by Model Based Combustion Control

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    Leskens, M.

    2013-01-01

    The combustion of municipal solid waste (MSW) is used for its inertisation, reduction of its volume and the conversion of its energy content into heat and/or electricity. Operation and control of modern large scale MSW combustion (MSWC) plants is determined by economic and environmental objectives

  3. Combustion and co-combustion of biomass in a bubbling fluidized bed boiler

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    Khan, A.A.

    2007-01-01

    This PhD dissertation concerns the study of different aspects of biomass (co)-combustion in small-scale fluidized bed boilers for heat generation. The most renowned gaseous emissions from fluidized bed combustion, namely, CO and NO, are investigated with the help of experimental and theoretical

  4. Spray combustion of Jet-A and diesel fuels in a constant volume combustion chamber

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    Jing, Wei; Roberts, William L.; Fang, Tiegang

    2015-01-01

    This work investigates the spray combustion of Jet-A fuel in an optical constant-volume combustion chamber under different ambient initial conditions. Ambient temperature was varied at 800 K, 1000 K, and 1200 K and five different ambient O2

  5. Combustion stratification study of partially premixed combustion using Fourier transform analysis of OH* chemiluminescence images

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    Izadi Najafabadi, Mohammad

    2017-11-06

    A relatively high level of stratification (qualitatively: lack of homogeneity) is one of the main advantages of partially premixed combustion over the homogeneous charge compression ignition concept. Stratification can smooth the heat release rate and improve the controllability of combustion. In order to compare stratification levels of different partially premixed combustion strategies or other combustion concepts, an objective and meaningful definition of “stratification level” is required. Such a definition is currently lacking; qualitative/quantitative definitions in the literature cannot properly distinguish various levels of stratification. The main purpose of this study is to objectively define combustion stratification (not to be confused with fuel stratification) based on high-speed OH* chemiluminescence imaging, which is assumed to provide spatial information regarding heat release. Stratification essentially being equivalent to spatial structure, we base our definition on two-dimensional Fourier transforms of photographs of OH* chemiluminescence. A light-duty optical diesel engine has been used to perform the OH* bandpass imaging on. Four experimental points are evaluated, with injection timings in the homogeneous regime as well as in the stratified partially premixed combustion regime. Two-dimensional Fourier transforms translate these chemiluminescence images into a range of spatial frequencies. The frequency information is used to define combustion stratification, using a novel normalization procedure. The results indicate that this new definition, based on Fourier analysis of OH* bandpass images, overcomes the drawbacks of previous definitions used in the literature and is a promising method to compare the level of combustion stratification between different experiments.

  6. The combustion behavior of diesel/CNG mixtures in a constant volume combustion chamber

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    Firmansyah; Aziz, A. R. A.; Heikal, M. R.

    2015-12-01

    The stringent emissions and needs to increase fuel efficiency makes controlled auto-ignition (CAI) based combustion an attractive alternative for the new combustion system. However, the combustion control is the main obstacles in its development. Reactivity controlled compression ignition (RCCI) that employs two fuels with significantly different in reactivity proven to be able to control the combustion. The RCCI concept applied in a constant volume chamber fuelled with direct injected diesel and compressed natural gas (CNG) was tested. The mixture composition is varied from 0 - 100% diesel/CNG at lambda 1 with main data collection are pressure profile and combustion images. The results show that diesel-CNG mixture significantly shows better combustion compared to diesel only. It is found that CNG is delaying the diesel combustion and at the same time assisting in diesel distribution inside the chamber. This combination creates a multipoint ignition of diesel throughout the chamber that generate very fast heat release rate and higher maximum pressure. Furthermore, lighter yellow color of the flame indicates lower soot production in compared with diesel combustion.

  7. O exercício físico potencializa ou compromete o crescimento longitudinal de crianças e adolescentes? Mito ou verdade? El ejercicio potencializa o compromete el crecimiento longitudinal de los niños y los adolescentes ¿Mito o verdad? Does physical exercise increase or compromise children's and adolescent's linear growth? Is it a myth or truth?

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    Carla Cristiane da Silva

    2004-12-01

    Full Text Available A sociedade atual tem valorizado de forma significativa a aparência alta e esbelta. Essa constituição física tem sido reforçada desde a infância e atinge a população adolescente, que deseja enquadrar-se nos estereótipos, particularmente aqueles veiculados pela mídia. Nesse sentido, profissionais de saúde são questionados rotineiramente sobre os efeitos positivos que o exercício físico exerce sobre o crescimento longitudinal de crianças e adolescentes. Procurou-se revisar a literatura especializada a respeito dos principais efeitos que o exercício físico exerceria sobre a secreção e atuação do hormônio de crescimento (GH nos diversos tecidos corporais, durante a infância e adolescência. Através dessa revisão, foi possível verificar que o exercício físico induz a estimulação do eixo GH/IGF-1. Embora muito se especule quanto ao crescimento ósseo ser potencializado pela prática de exercícios físicos, não foram encontrados na literatura científica específica estudos bem desenvolvidos que forneçam sustentação a essa afirmação. No tocante aos efeitos adversos advindos do treinamento físico durante a infância e adolescência, aparentemente, esses foram independentes do tipo de esporte praticado, porém resultantes da intensidade do treinamento. A alta intensidade do treinamento parece ocasionar uma modulação metabólica importante, com a elevação de marcadores inflamatórios e a supressão do eixo GH/IGF-1. Entretanto, é importante ressaltar que a própria seleção esportiva, em algumas modalidades, recruta crianças e/ou adolescentes com perfis de menor estatura, como estratégia para obtenção de melhores resultados, em função da facilidade mecânica dos movimentos. Através dessa revisão, fica evidente a necessidade de realização de estudos longitudinais, nos quais os sujeitos sejam acompanhados antes, durante e após sua inserção nas atividades esportivas, com determinação do volume e da

  8. Combustion tests with different pellet qualities

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    Bachs, A.; Dahlstroem, J.E.; Persson, Henrik; Tullin, C.

    1999-05-01

    Eight different pellet qualities with the diameters 6, 8 and 10 mm, from eight different producers has been tested in three pellet burners and two pellet stoves. The objective was to investigate how different diameter affect the emissions of CO, OGC and NO x . Previous experience has indicated that the pellet diameter could have significant importance for the combustion. This was not verified in the study. It showed contradictory that the diameter has a minor effect on the combustion result. The study shows that different combustion equipment give different emission. For e g hydrocarbon emissions the difference is a factor 2.2 between the 'best' and the 'worst' equipment fired on full load. The difference increases to 2.7 with lower load. The choice of fuel has a big importance for the quality of the combustion. For hydrocarbons the emissions could in an extreme situation differ with a factor 25 between 'best' and 'worst' fuel. More normally the difference is about a factor of five. Nitrogen oxide emissions are to a major part related to the nitrogen contents in the fuel. The difference between the 'best' and 'worst' fuel is in the range of a factor two. Tests with the same fuel in different equipment gives a variation of 20-30%. The combustion result depends on both the pellet quality and the equipment and there is no fuel that is good in all equipment. The big variation in combustion results shows that there is a big indifference between fuels used for small scale heating Project report from the program: Small scale combustion of biofuels. 2 refs, 15 figs, 5 tabs

  9. Internal Heterogeneous Processes in Aluminum Combustion

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    Dreizin, E. L.

    1999-01-01

    This paper discusses the aluminum particle combustion mechanism which has been expanded by inclusion of gas dissolution processes and ensuing internal phase transformations. This mechanism is proposed based on recent normal and microgravity experiments with particles formed and ignited in a pulsed micro-arc. Recent experimental findings on the three stages observed in Al particle combustion in air and shows the burning particle radiation, trajectory (streak), smoke cloud shapes, and quenched particle interiors are summarized. During stage I, the radiation trace is smooth and the particle flame is spherically symmetric. The temperature measured using a three-color pyrometer is close to 3000 K. Because it exceeds the aluminum boiling point (2730 K), this temperature most likely characterizes the vapor phase flame zone rather than the aluminum surface. The dissolved oxygen content within particles quenched during stage I was below the detection sensitivity (about 1 atomic %) for Wavelength Dispersive Spectroscopy (WDS). After an increase in the radiation intensity (and simultaneous decrease in the measured color temperature from about 3000 to 2800 K) indicative of the transition to stage II combustion, the internal compositions of the quenched particles change. Both oxygen-rich (approx. 10 atomic %) and oxygen-lean (combustion behavior and the evolution of its internal composition, the change from the spherically symmetric to asymmetric flame shape occurring upon the transition from stage I to stage II combustion could not be understood based only on the fact that dissolved oxygen is detected in the particles. The connection between the two phenomena appeared even less significant because in earlier aluminum combustion studies carried in O2/Ar mixtures, flame asymmetry was not observed as opposed to experiments in air or O2/CO mixtures. It has been proposed that the presence of other gases, i.e., hydrogen, or nitrogen causes the change in the combustion regime.

  10. El biodiesel de aceite de higuerilla como combustible alternativo para motores diesel

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    ALIRIO BENAVIDES

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available En este artículo se presenta un estudio experimental sobre la producción y utilización del biodiesel de aceite de higuerilla. El máximo rendimiento de metilésteres en la reacción de transesterificación del aceite de higuerilla usado se obtiene bajo las siguientes condiciones: temperatura ambiente, una relación molar metanol/aceite de 9 y una concentración de catalizador de 0.8%. El biodiesel de aceite de higuerilla puede ser mezclado con el combustible diesel convencional derivado del petróleo en proporciones hasta del 15%, sin que la mezcla resultante se salga de las especificaciones de calidad estipuladas en los estándares nacionales e internacionales para combustibles diesel. La mayor dificultad para el uso del biodiesel de aceite de higuerilla en motores es su alta viscosidad. Sin embargo este biocombustible presenta excelentes propiedades de flujo a baja temperatura (valores bajos para los puntos de nube y fluidez. Las pruebas en motor con mezclas biodiesel de higuerilla/diesel convencional, en el rango de proporciones de biodiesel ensayadas, muestran que ha medida que se incrementa la proporción de biodiesel en la mezcla aumenta el consumo específico de combustible, disminuye el dosado relativo, la opacidad de humos se disminuye levemente, mientras que el rendimiento efectivo y las emisiones de CO y CO2 prácticamente permanecen constantes

  11. Catalizadores anodicos basados en platino para celdas de combustible de etanol

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    BIBIAN HOYOS

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available Se estudió el comportamiento electro catalítico de platino puro y aleaciones basadas en él con Ru, Sn, Ir y Os soportados en carbón para la electro oxidación de etanol con el propósito de desarrollar catalizadores anódicos para celdas de combustible directas de etanol. Adicionalmente, se construyeron electrodos porosos y ensambles electrodo-membrana para celdas de combustible poliméricas, en las cuales se probaron los ánodos. La caracterización de los catalizadores se realizó mediante voltametría cíclica, mientras que las pruebas del desempeño de las celdas se realizaron mediante pruebas de polarización corriente-potencial. En general, todas las aleaciones mostraron un menor potencial de inicio de la reacción y mayor actividad catalítica que el platino puro. Sin embargo en la zona de altos sobre potenciales, el platino puro tiene mayor actividad catalítica que las aleaciones. De acuerdo con estos resultados, las aleaciones estudiadas podrían ser útiles en celdas de combustible operando a corrientes moderadas y bajas

  12. Large-eddy simulation of ethanol spray combustion using a finite-rate combustion model

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    Li, K.; Zhou, L.X. [Tsinghua Univ., Beijing (China). Dept. of Engineering Mechanics; Chan, C.K. [Hong Kong Polytechnic Univ. (China). Dept. of Applied Mathematics

    2013-07-01

    Large-eddy simulation of spray combustion is under its rapid development, but the combustion models are less validated by detailed experimental data. In this paper, large-eddy simulation of ethanol-air spray combustion was made using an Eulerian-Lagrangian approach, a subgrid-scale kinetic energy stress model, and a finite-rate combustion model. The simulation results are validated in detail by experiments. The LES obtained statistically averaged temperature is in agreement with the experimental results in most regions. The instantaneous LES results show the coherent structures of the shear region near the high-temperature flame zone and the fuel vapor concentration map, indicating the droplets are concentrated in this shear region. The droplet sizes are found to be in the range of 20-100{mu}m. The instantaneous temperature map shows the close interaction between the coherent structures and the combustion reaction.

  13. The Evaluation of Solid Wastes Reduction with Combustion System in the Combustion Chamber

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    Prayitno; Sukosrono

    2007-01-01

    The evaluation of solid wastes reduction with combustion system is used for weight reduction factor. The evaluation was done design system of combustion chamber furnace and the experiment was done by burning a certain weight of paper, cloth, plastic and rubber in the combustion chamber. The evaluation of paper wastes, the ratio of wastes (paper, cloth, plastic and rubber) against the factor of weight reduction (%) were investigated. The condition was dimension of combustion chamber furnace = 0.6 X 0.9 X 1.20 X 1 m with combustion chamber and gas chamber and reached at the wastes = 2.500 gram, oxygen pressure 0.5 Bar, wastes ratio : paper : cloth : plastic : rubber = 55 : 10 : 30 : 5, the reduction factor = 6.36 %. (author)

  14. Assessment of Literature Related to Combustion Appliance Venting Systems

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    Rapp, V. H.; Less, B. D.; Singer, B. C.; Stratton, J. C.; Wray, C. P.

    2015-02-01

    In many residential building retrofit programs, air tightening to increase energy efficiency is often constrained by safety concerns with naturally vented combustion appliances. Tighter residential buildings more readily depressurize when exhaust equipment is operated, making combustion appliances more prone to backdraft or spill combustion exhaust into the living space. Several measures, such as installation guidelines, vent sizing codes, and combustion safety diagnostics, are in place with the intent to prevent backdrafting and combustion spillage, but the diagnostics conflict and the risk mitigation objective is inconsistent. This literature review summarizes the metrics and diagnostics used to assess combustion safety, documents their technical basis, and investigates their risk mitigations. It compiles information from the following: codes for combustion appliance venting and installation; standards and guidelines for combustion safety diagnostics; research evaluating combustion safety diagnostics; research investigating wind effects on building depressurization and venting; and software for simulating vent system performance.

  15. Investigating co-combustion characteristics of bamboo and wood.

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    Liang, Fang; Wang, Ruijuan; Jiang, Changle; Yang, Xiaomeng; Zhang, Tao; Hu, Wanhe; Mi, Bingbing; Liu, Zhijia

    2017-11-01

    To investigate co-combustion characteristics of bamboo and wood, moso bamboo and masson pine were torrefied and mixed with different blend ratios. The combustion process was examined by thermogravimetric analyzer (TGA). The results showed the combustion process of samples included volatile emission and oxidation combustion as well as char combustion. The main mass loss of biomass blends occurred at volatile emission and oxidation combustion stage, while that of torrefied biomass occurred at char combustion stage. With the increase of bamboo content, characteristic temperatures decreased. Compared with untreated biomass, torrefied biomass had a higher initial and burnout temperature. With the increase of heating rates, combustion process of samples shifted to higher temperatures. Compared with non-isothermal models, activation energy obtained from isothermal model was lower. The result is helpful to promote development of co-combustion of bamboo and masson pine wastes. Copyright © 2017 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

  16. New technologies reducing emissions from combustion of biofuels

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    Oravainen, H.

    1997-01-01

    In reducing CO 2 emissions, bioenergy will be the most important source of renewable energy in the next few decades. In principle, combustion of biomass is friendly to the environment because CO 2 released during combustion is recycled back into natural circulation. Biofuels normally contain little nitrogen and sulphur. However, depending on the combustion technology used, emissions may be quite high. This is true of combustion of biomass fuels in small appliances like wood stoves, fireplaces, small boilers etc. When fuels having high content of volatile matter are burnt in appliances using batch type combustion, the process is rather an unsteady-state combustion. Emissions of carbon monoxide, other combustible gases and particulates are quite difficult to avoid. With continuous combustion processes this is not normally a problem. This conference paper presents some means of reducing emissions from combustion of biofuels. 5 refs., 4 figs

  17. Diesel oil combustion in fluidized bed; Combustion de aceite diesel en lecho fluidizado

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    Rodriguez Cazares, Mario [Instituto de Investigaciones Electricas, Cuernavaca (Mexico)

    1992-07-01

    The effect of the fluidized bed depth in the combustion in burning diesel oil in a fluidized bed, was analyzed. A self sustained combustion was achieved injecting the oil with an injector that utilized a principle similar to an automobile carburetor venturi. Three different depths were studied and it was found that the deeper the bed, the greater the combustion efficiency. Combustion efficiencies were attained from 82% for a 100mm bed depth, up to 96% for a 200mm bed depth. The diminution in the efficiency was mainly attributed to unburned hydrocarbons and to the carbon carried over, which was observed in the black smoke at the stack outlet. Other phenomena registered were the temperature gradient between the lower part of the bed and the upper part, caused by the fluidization velocity; additionally it was observed that the air employed for the oil injection (carbureting air) is the most important parameter to attain a complete combustion. [Espanol] Se analizo el efecto de la profundidad del lecho en la combustion al quemar aceite diesel en un lecho fluidizado experimental. Se logro combustion autosostenida inyectando el aceite con un inyector que utilizo un principio similar al venturi del carburador de automovil. Se estudiaron tres diferentes profundidades del lecho y se encontro que a mayor profundidad del lecho, mayor eficiencia de la combustion. Se lograron eficiencias de la combustion desde 82% para el lecho de 100 mm de profundidad hasta 96% para el de 200 mm. La disminucion de la eficiencia se atribuyo, principalmente, a los hidrocarburos no quemados y al carbon arrastrado, lo cual se observo en el humo negro a la salida de la chimenea. Otros fenomenos registrados fueron el gradiente de temperatura entre la parte baja del lecho y la parte superior causado por la velocidad de fluidizacion; ademas, se observo que el aire utilizado para inyectar el aceite (aire de carburacion) es el parametro mas importante para lograr una combustion completa.

  18. Impacts of Combustion Conditions and Photochemical Processing on the Light Absorption of Biomass Combustion Aerosol.

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    Martinsson, J; Eriksson, A C; Nielsen, I Elbæk; Malmborg, V Berg; Ahlberg, E; Andersen, C; Lindgren, R; Nyström, R; Nordin, E Z; Brune, W H; Svenningsson, B; Swietlicki, E; Boman, C; Pagels, J H

    2015-12-15

    The aim was to identify relationships between combustion conditions, particle characteristics, and optical properties of fresh and photochemically processed emissions from biomass combustion. The combustion conditions included nominal and high burn rate operation and individual combustion phases from a conventional wood stove. Low temperature pyrolysis upon fuel addition resulted in "tar-ball" type particles dominated by organic aerosol with an absorption Ångström exponent (AAE) of 2.5-2.7 and estimated Brown Carbon contributions of 50-70% to absorption at the climate relevant aethalometer-wavelength (520 nm). High temperature combustion during the intermediate (flaming) phase was dominated by soot agglomerates with AAE 1.0-1.2 and 85-100% of absorption at 520 nm attributed to Black Carbon. Intense photochemical processing of high burn rate flaming combustion emissions in an oxidation flow reactor led to strong formation of Secondary Organic Aerosol, with no or weak absorption. PM1 mass emission factors (mg/kg) of fresh emissions were about an order of magnitude higher for low temperature pyrolysis compared to high temperature combustion. However, emission factors describing the absorption cross section emitted per kg of fuel consumed (m(2)/kg) were of similar magnitude at 520 nm for the diverse combustion conditions investigated in this study. These results provide a link between biomass combustion conditions, emitted particle types, and their optical properties in fresh and processed plumes which can be of value for source apportionment and balanced mitigation of biomass combustion emissions from a climate and health perspective.

  19. Diffusion Driven Combustion Waves in Porous Media

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    Aldushin, A. P.; Matkowsky, B. J.

    2000-01-01

    Filtration of gas containing oxidizer, to the reaction zone in a porous medium, due, e.g., to a buoyancy force or to an external pressure gradient, leads to the propagation of Filtration combustion (FC) waves. The exothermic reaction occurs between the fuel component of the solid matrix and the oxidizer. In this paper, we analyze the ability of a reaction wave to propagate in a porous medium without the aid of filtration. We find that one possible mechanism of propagation is that the wave is driven by diffusion of oxidizer from the environment. The solution of the combustion problem describing diffusion driven waves is similar to the solution of the Stefan problem describing the propagation of phase transition waves, in that the temperature on the interface between the burned and unburned regions is constant, the combustion wave is described by a similarity solution which is a function of the similarity variable x/square root of(t) and the wave velocity decays as 1/square root of(t). The difference between the two problems is that in the combustion problem the temperature is not prescribed, but rather, is determined as part of the solution. We will show that the length of samples in which such self-sustained combustion waves can occur, must exceed a critical value which strongly depends on the combustion temperature T(sub b). Smaller values of T(sub b) require longer sample lengths for diffusion driven combustion waves to exist. Because of their relatively small velocity, diffusion driven waves are considered to be relevant for the case of low heat losses, which occur for large diameter samples or in microgravity conditions, Another possible mechanism of porous medium combustion describes waves which propagate by consuming the oxidizer initially stored in the pores of the sample. This occurs for abnormally high pressure and gas density. In this case, uniformly propagating planar waves, which are kinetically controlled, can propagate, Diffusion of oxidizer decreases

  20. LIEKKI 2 - Combustion technology is environmental technology

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    Hupa, M. [Aabo Akademi, Turku (Finland)

    1996-12-31

    Finland has wide experience in applications of various combustion technologies and fuels and in supplying energy to industry and municipalities. Furthermore, combustion hardware and equipment are amongst our most important export products. Above all, fluidized bed boilers, recovery boilers for pulp mills and heavy diesel engines and diesel power plants have achieved excellent success in the world markets. Exports of these products alone have amounted to several billions of Finnish marks of annual sales in recent years. Within modern combustion technology, the objective is to control flue gas emissions as far as possible in the process itself, thus doing away with the need for the separate scrubbing of flue gases. To accomplish this it has been necessary to conduct a large amount of research on the details of the chemistry of combustion emissions and the flows in furnaces and engine cylinders. A host of completely new products are being developed for the combustion technology field. The LIEKKI programme has been particularly interested in so-called combined-cycle processes based on pressurized fluidized bed technology

  1. Simulation of lean premixed turbulent combustion

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    Bell, J; Day, M; Almgren, A; Lijewski, M; Rendleman, C; Cheng, R; Shepherd, I

    2006-01-01

    There is considerable technological interest in developing new fuel-flexible combustion systems that can burn fuels such as hydrogen or syngas. Lean premixed systems have the potential to burn these types of fuels with high efficiency and low NOx emissions due to reduced burnt gas temperatures. Although traditional Scientific approaches based on theory and laboratory experiment have played essential roles in developing our current understanding of premixed combustion, they are unable to meet the challenges of designing fuel-flexible lean premixed combustion devices. Computation, with its ability to deal with complexity and its unlimited access to data, has the potential for addressing these challenges. Realizing this potential requires the ability to perform high fidelity simulations of turbulent lean premixed flames under realistic conditions. In this paper, we examine the specialized mathematical structure of these combustion problems and discuss simulation approaches that exploit this structure. Using these ideas we can dramatically reduce computational cost, making it possible to perform high-fidelity simulations of realistic flames. We illustrate this methodology by considering ultra-lean hydrogen flames and discuss how this type of simulation is changing the way researchers study combustion

  2. Miniaturization limitations of rotary internal combustion engines

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    Wang, Wei; Zuo, Zhengxing; Liu, Jinxiang

    2016-01-01

    Highlights: • Developed a phenomenological model for rotary internal combustion engines. • Presented scaling laws for the performance of micro rotary engines. • Adiabatic walls can improve the cycle efficiency but result in higher charge leakage. • A lower compression ratio can increase the efficiency due to lower mass losses. • Presented possible minimum engine size of rotary internal combustion engines. - Abstract: With the rapid development of micro electro-mechanical devices, the demands for micro power generation systems have significantly increased in recent years. Traditional chemical batteries have energy densities much lower than hydrocarbon fuels, which makes internal-combustion-engine an attractive technological alternative to batteries. Micro rotary internal combustion engine has drawn great attractions due to its planar design, which is well-suited for fabrication in MEMS. In this paper, a phenomenological model considering heat transfer and mass leakage has been developed to investigate effects of engine speed, compression ratio, blow-by and heat transfer on the performance of micro rotary engine, which provide the guidelines for preliminary design of rotary engine. The lower possible miniaturization limits of rotary combustion engines are proposed.

  3. Combustion of environmentally altered molybdenum trioxide nanocomposites

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    Moore, Kevin; Pantoya, Michelle L. [Mechanical Engineering Department, Texas Tech University, 2500 Broadway, Lubbock, TX 79409 (United States)

    2006-06-15

    Nanocomposite thermite mixtures are currently under development for many primer applications due to their high energy densities, high ignition sensitivity, and low release of toxins into the environment. However, variability and inconsistencies in combustion performance have not been sufficiently investigated. Environmental interactions with the reactants are thought to be a contributing factor to these variabilities. Combustion velocity experiments were conducted on aluminum (Al) and molybdenum trioxide (MoO{sub 3}) mixtures to investigate the role of environmental interactions such as light exposure and humidity. While the Al particles were maintained in an ambient, constant environment, the MoO{sub 3} particles were exposed to UV or fluorescent light, and highly humid environments. Results show that UV and fluorescent lighting over a period of days does not significantly contribute to performance deterioration. However, a humid environment severely decreases combustion performance if the oxidizer particles are not heat-treated. Heat treatment of the MoO{sub 3} greatly increases the material's ability to resist water absorption, yielding more repeatable combustion performance. This work further quantifies the role of the environment in the decrease of combustion performance of nanocomposites over time. (Abstract Copyright [2006], Wiley Periodicals, Inc.)

  4. Fuel and Additive Characterization for HCCI Combustion

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    Aceves, S M; Flowers, D; Martinez-Frias, J; Espinosa-Loza, F; Pitz, W J; Dibble, R

    2003-01-01

    This paper shows a numerical evaluation of fuels and additives for HCCl combustion. First, a long list of candidate HCCl fuels is selected. For all the fuels in the list, operating conditions (compression ratio, equivalence ratio and intake temperature) are determined that result in optimum performance under typical operation for a heavy-duty engine. Fuels are also characterized by presenting Log(p)-Log(T) maps for multiple fuels under HCCl conditions. Log(p)-Log(T) maps illustrate important processes during HCCl engine operation, including compression, low temperature heat release and ignition. Log(p)-Log(T) diagrams can be used for visualizing these processes and can be used as a tool for detailed analysis of HCCl combustion. The paper also includes a ranking of many potential additives. Experiments and analyses have indicated that small amounts (a few parts per million) of secondary fuels (additives) may considerably affect HCCl combustion and may play a significant role in controlling HCCl combustion. Additives are ranked according to their capability to advance HCCl ignition. The best additives are listed and an explanation of their effect on HCCl combustion is included

  5. Testing fireproof materials in a combustion chamber

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    Kulhavy Petr

    2017-01-01

    Full Text Available This article deals with a prototype concept, real experiment and numerical simulation of a combustion chamber, designed for testing fire resistance some new insulating composite materials. This concept of a device used for testing various materials, providing possibility of monitoring temperatures during controlled gas combustion. As a fuel for the combustion process propane butane mixture has been used and also several kinds of burners with various conditions of inlet air (forced, free and fuel flows were tested. The tested samples were layered sandwich materials based on various materials or foams, used as fillers in fire shutters. The temperature distribution was measured by using thermocouples. A simulation of whole concept of experimental chamber has been carried out as the non-premixed combustion process in the commercial final volume sw Pyrosim. The result was to design chamber with a construction suitable, according to the international standards, achieve the required values (temperature in time. Model of the combustion based on a stoichiometric defined mixture of gas and the tested layered samples showed good conformity with experimental results – i.e. thermal distribution inside and heat release rate that has gone through the sample.

  6. Neutrophil Leukocyte: Combustive Microbicidal Action and Chemiluminescence

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    Robert C. Allen

    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available Neutrophil leukocytes protect against a varied and complex array of microbes by providing microbicidal action that is simple, potent, and focused. Neutrophils provide such action via redox reactions that change the frontier orbitals of oxygen (O2 facilitating combustion. The spin conservation rules define the symmetry barrier that prevents direct reaction of diradical O2 with nonradical molecules, explaining why combustion is not spontaneous. In burning, the spin barrier is overcome when energy causes homolytic bond cleavage producing radicals capable of reacting with diradical O2 to yield oxygenated radical products that further participate in reactive propagation. Neutrophil mediated combustion is by a different pathway. Changing the spin quantum state of O2 removes the symmetry restriction to reaction. Electronically excited singlet molecular oxygen (O2*1 is a potent electrophilic reactant with a finite lifetime that restricts its radius of reactivity and focuses combustive action on the target microbe. The resulting exergonic dioxygenation reactions produce electronically excited carbonyls that relax by light emission, that is, chemiluminescence. This overview of neutrophil combustive microbicidal action takes the perspectives of spin conservation and bosonic-fermionic frontier orbital considerations. The necessary principles of particle physics and quantum mechanics are developed and integrated into a fundamental explanation of neutrophil microbicidal metabolism.

  7. Combustion Safety Simplified Test Protocol Field Study

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    Brand, L [Gas Technology Inst., Des Plaines, IL (United States); Cautley, D. [Gas Technology Inst., Des Plaines, IL (United States); Bohac, D. [Gas Technology Inst., Des Plaines, IL (United States); Francisco, P. [Gas Technology Inst., Des Plaines, IL (United States); Shen, L. [Gas Technology Inst., Des Plaines, IL (United States); Gloss, S. [Gas Technology Inst., Des Plaines, IL (United States)

    2015-11-05

    "9Combustions safety is an important step in the process of upgrading homes for energy efficiency. There are several approaches used by field practitioners, but researchers have indicated that the test procedures in use are complex to implement and provide too many false positives. Field failures often mean that the house is not upgraded until after remediation or not at all, if not include in the program. In this report the PARR and NorthernSTAR DOE Building America Teams provide a simplified test procedure that is easier to implement and should produce fewer false positives. A survey of state weatherization agencies on combustion safety issues, details of a field data collection instrumentation package, summary of data collected over seven months, data analysis and results are included. The project provides several key results. State weatherization agencies do not generally track combustion safety failures, the data from those that do suggest that there is little actual evidence that combustion safety failures due to spillage from non-dryer exhaust are common and that only a very small number of homes are subject to the failures. The project team collected field data on 11 houses in 2015. Of these homes, two houses that demonstrated prolonged and excessive spillage were also the only two with venting systems out of compliance with the National Fuel Gas Code. The remaining homes experienced spillage that only occasionally extended beyond the first minute of operation. Combustion zone depressurization, outdoor temperature, and operation of individual fans all provide statistically significant predictors of spillage.

  8. Reaction and diffusion in turbulent combustion

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    Pope, S.B. [Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Ithaca, NY (United States)

    1993-12-01

    The motivation for this project is the need to obtain a better quantitative understanding of the technologically-important phenomenon of turbulent combustion. In nearly all applications in which fuel is burned-for example, fossil-fuel power plants, furnaces, gas-turbines and internal-combustion engines-the combustion takes place in a turbulent flow. Designers continually demand more quantitative information about this phenomenon-in the form of turbulent combustion models-so that they can design equipment with increased efficiency and decreased environmental impact. For some time the PI has been developing a class of turbulent combustion models known as PDF methods. These methods have the important virtue that both convection and reaction can be treated without turbulence-modelling assumptions. However, a mixing model is required to account for the effects of molecular diffusion. Currently, the available mixing models are known to have some significant defects. The major motivation of the project is to seek a better understanding of molecular diffusion in turbulent reactive flows, and hence to develop a better mixing model.

  9. Dioxins and polyvinylchloride in combustion and fires.

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    Zhang, Mengmei; Buekens, Alfons; Jiang, Xuguang; Li, Xiaodong

    2015-07-01

    This review on polyvinylchloride (PVC) and dioxins collects, collates, and compares data from selected sources on the formation of polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDFs) and dibenzo-p-dioxins (PCDDs), or in brief dioxins, in combustion and fires. In professional spheres, the incineration of PVC as part of municipal solid waste is seldom seen as a problem, since deep flue gas cleaning is required anyhow. Conversely, with its high content of chlorine, PVC is frequently branded as a major chlorine donor and spitefully leads to substantial formation of dioxins during poorly controlled or uncontrolled combustion and open fires. Numerous still ill-documented and diverse factors of influence may affect the formation of dioxins during combustion: on the one hand PVC-compounds represent an array of materials with widely different formulations; on the other hand these may all be exposed to fires of different nature and consequences. Hence, attention should be paid to PVC with respect to the ignition and development of fires, as well as attenuating the emission of objectionable compounds, such as carbon monoxide, hydrogen chloride, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, and dioxins. This review summarises available dioxin emissions data, gathers experimental and simulation studies of fires and combustion tests involving PVC, and identifies and analyses the effects of several local factors of influence, affecting the formation of dioxins during PVC combustion. © The Author(s) 2015.

  10. Quem fala por meio do testemunho? Alguns apontamentos teórico-metodológicos sobre a escrita testemunhal a partir da literatura de Primo Levi

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    Lucas Amaral Oliveira

    2013-04-01

    Full Text Available Quando falamos de testemunho pensamos na possibilidade dele revelar a “verdade” objetiva dos eventos, na qual o que importa são os fatos que levariam, por exemplo, à condenação de um sujeito ou governo. Neste ensaio, tentarei explorar brevemente, a partir dos depoimentos memorialísticos do escritor italiano Primo Levi, outra dimensão do testemunho: trata-se dele como produtor de uma verdade proveniente da dimensão subjetiva da vida social, das experiências vividas pelos sujeitos, suas narrativas e simbolizações do sofrimento, individual e coletivo. O testemunho de indivíduos marginais e estigmatizados possui um valor bastante significativo para a sociologia, pois ilustra, mais que uma representação objetiva e acabada de fatos vivenciados, elementos subjetivos que, apesar de possuírem incompletudes e inconstâncias, narram experiências heterogêneas de um determinado trauma. Mas, mesmo considerando o testemunho como instrumento importante de documentação e verificação da realidade histórica, uma problematização deve ser feita: a subjetividade inerente à representação literária diminui ou restringe o valor dos testemunhos sobre experiências de extrema violência? Isto é, que tipos de problemas e lacunas o testemunho do trauma, tomado como documento empírico, poderia suscitar?

  11. SCR at bio fuel combustion

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    Andersson, Christer; Odenbrand, I.; Andersson, L.H.

    1998-10-01

    In this project the cause for and the extent of catalyst deactivation has been investigated when using 100 % wood as fuel. The trend of deactivation has been studied as a function of the flue gas temperature, the type of catalyst and the type of combustion technique used. The field tests have been performed in the CFB boiler in Norrkoeping, firing forest residues, and in the boiler in Jordbro, firing pulverized wood (PC). Samples of four different commercial catalyst types have been exposed to flue gas in a test rig connected to the convection section of the boiler. The samples have been analysed at even time intervals. The results after 2 100 hours show a large difference in deactivation trend between the two plants; when using a conventional honeycomb catalyst 80 % of the original activity remains in the CFB boiler but only 20 % remains in the PC boiler. The deactivation in the CFB boiler is about 3 - 4 times faster than what is expected for a conservative design for a coal fired boiler. The results show that the general deactivation trend is similar for the plate and the honeycomb catalyst types. With a catalyst optimised for bio fuels the deactivation rate was about 2/3 compared with a conventional catalyst. At an operating temperature of 315 deg C the deactivation was not as rapid as at 370 deg C. The amount of easily dissolved potassium increases on the surface of the catalyst, especially in the PC boiler, and this is probably the reason for the deactivation. The total amount of potassium in the flue gas is about 5 times higher in the CFB boiler compared with the PC boiler. This indicates that only a certain form of potassium attacks the catalyst and that the total alkali content of the fuel is not a good indicator of the deactivation tendency. The potassium on the catalyst dissolves easily in both water and sulphuric acid. A wash of deactivated catalyst samples with water resulted in higher activity than for the fresh samples if the washing was supplemented

  12. Ignition and wave processes in combustion of solids

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    Rubtsov, Nickolai M; Alymov, Michail I

    2017-01-01

    This book focuses on the application of classical combustion theory to ignition and flame propagation in solid-solid and gas-solid systems. It presents experimental investigations in the areas of local ignition, filtration combustion, self-propagating high temperature synthesis and nanopowders protection. The authors highlight analytical formulas used in different areas of combustion in solids and propose an approach based on classical combustion theory. The book attempts to analyze the basic approaches to understanding of solid-solid and solid - gas combustion presented in contemporary literature in a unified approach based on classical combustion theory. .

  13. Effects of stepwise gas combustion on NOx generation

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    Woperane Seredi, A.; Szepesi, E.

    1999-01-01

    To decrease NO x emission from gas boilers, the combustion process of gas has been modified from continuous combustion to step-wise combustion. In this process the combustion temperature, the temperature peaks in the flame, the residence time of combustion products in the high-temperature zone and the oxygen partial pressure are changed advantageously. Experiments were performed using multistage burners, and the NO x emission was recorded. It was found that the air factor of the primary combustion space has a determining effect on the NO x reduction. (R.P.)

  14. INTERROGACIONES SOBRE EL VALOR DE LA PALABRA. Violencia y narración.INTERROGAÇÕES SOBRE O VALOR DA PALAVRA. Violência e narraçãoQUESTIONINGS ABOUT THE VALUE OF WORDS. Violence and narratives

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    Valentina Isolda Salvi

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    Full Text Available O  artigo ocupa-se da palavra dos perpetradores pois o interés é analisar a  evocação da violencia do punto de vista de quem cometeu actos atroces. Nesse  sentido, o propósito é refletir sobre os problemas éticos e teóricos que  manifestan-se na tarefa da pesquisa na hora de interpretar a memória dos  perpetradores em “primeira pessoa”, assim como as dificuldades que poden-se  apresentar no espaço da fala e nas condições da  escuta quando esses relatos acontecem. Como taes narrativas excedem os  conceitos e categorias teóricas a nossa disposição, o desafio é construir um  marco para o análise esses discursos. Tambén o artigo propõe-se  a refletir sobre a posição subjetiva dos pesquisadores em historia oral  atendendo as dificuldades que essas narrativas podem producir em quem as  escuta. Por último, se abordaram  os  debates académicos sobre o valor do testemunho, por um lado, e sobre as conffecções  dos repressores e torturadores nas Comissões de Verdade e Reconciliação, por  outro. Palavras-Chave: Violencia.  Narrativa. Perpetradores. Trauma. Memória.   Resumen Este artículo se ocupa de la palabra de los  perpetradores puesto que se propone analizar la evocación de la violencia desde  el punto de vista de quienes cometieron actos atroces. En tal sentido, el  interés es reflexionar sobre los problemas éticos y teóricos que se manifiestan en  la tarea de investigación a la hora interpretar la memoria de los perpetradores  en “primera persona”, así como también busca pensar las dificultades que se  presentan en el espacio de escucha e interlocución cuando estos relatos tienen  lugar. Como estas narrativas exceden los conceptos y categorías teóricas a  nuestra disposición, el desafío es construir un marco desde el cual analizar  estos discursos. Además se propone reflexionar sobre la posición subjetiva de  los investigadores en historia oral dadas las dificultades que

  15. Spectroscopy, Kinetics, and Dynamics of Combustion Radicals

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    Nesbitt, David J. [Research/Professor

    2013-08-06

    Spectroscopy, kinetics and dynamics of jet cooled hydrocarbon transients relevant to the DOE combustion mission have been explored, exploiting i) high resolution IR lasers, ii) slit discharge sources for formation of jet cooled radicals, and iii) high sensitivity detection with direct laser absorption methods and near the quantum shot noise limit. What makes this combination powerful is that such transients can be made under high concentrations and pressures characteristic of actual combustion conditions, and yet with the resulting species rapidly cooled (T ≈10-15K) in the slit supersonic expansion. Combined with the power of IR laser absorption methods, this provides novel access to spectral detection and study of many critical combustion species.

  16. Understanding Combustion Processes Through Microgravity Research

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    Ronney, Paul D.

    1998-01-01

    A review of research on the effects of gravity on combustion processes is presented, with an emphasis on a discussion of the ways in which reduced-gravity experiments and modeling has led to new understanding. Comparison of time scales shows that the removal of buoyancy-induced convection leads to manifestations of other transport mechanisms, notably radiative heat transfer and diffusional processes such as Lewis number effects. Examples from premixed-gas combustion, non-premixed gas-jet flames, droplet combustion, flame spread over solid and liquid fuels, and other fields are presented. Promising directions for new research are outlined, the most important of which is suggested to be radiative reabsorption effects in weakly burning flames.

  17. Starting procedure for internal combustion vessels

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    Harris, Harry A.

    1978-09-26

    A vertical vessel, having a low bed of broken material, having included combustible material, is initially ignited by a plurality of ignitors spaced over the surface of the bed, by adding fresh, broken material onto the bed to buildup the bed to its operating depth and then passing a combustible mixture of gas upwardly through the material, at a rate to prevent back-firing of the gas, while air and recycled gas is passed through the bed to thereby heat the material and commence the desired laterally uniform combustion in the bed. The procedure permits precise control of the air and gaseous fuel mixtures and material rates, and permits the use of the process equipment designed for continuous operation of the vessel.

  18. Processing of hydroxyapatite obtained by combustion synthesis

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    Canillas, M.; Rivero, R.; García-Carrodeguas, R.; Barba, F.; Rodríguez, M.A.

    2017-01-01

    One of the reasons of implants failure are the stress forces appearing in the material–tissue interface due to the differences between their mechanical properties. For this reason, similar mechanical properties to the surrounding tissue are desirable. The synthesis of hydroxyapatite by solution combustion method and its processing have been studied in order to obtain fully dense ceramic bodies with improved mechanical strength. Combustion synthesis provides nanostructured powders characterized by a high surface area to facilitate the following sintering. Moreover, synthesis was conducted in aqueous and oxidizing media. Oxidizing media improve homogenization and increase the energy released during combustion. It gives rise to particles whose morphology and size suggest lower surface energies compared with aqueous media. The obtained powders were sintered by using a controlled sintering rate schedule. Lower surfaces energies minimize the shrinkage during sintering and relative densities measurements and diametral compression test confirm improved densification and consequently mechanical properties. [es

  19. Danish emission inventories for stationary combustion plants

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    Nielsen, M.; Illerup, J. B.

    Emission inventories for stationary combustion plants are presented and the methodologies and assumptions used for the inventories are described. The pollutants considered are: SO2, NOx, NMVOC, CH4, CO, CO2, N2O, particulate matter, heavy metals, dioxins and PAH. Since 1990 the fuel consumption...... in stationary combustion has increased by 12% - the fossil fuel consumption however only by 6%. Despite the increased fuel consumption the emission of several pollutants have decreased due to the improved flue gas cleaning technology, improved burner technology and the change of fuel type used. A considerable...... plants. The emission of PAH increased as a result of the increased combustion of wood in residential boilers and stoves. Uncertainties for the emissions and trends have been estimated....

  20. Danish emission inventories for stationary combustion plants

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    Nielsen, Malene; Nielsen, Ole-Kenneth; Plejdrup, Marlene Schmidt

    Emission inventories for stationary combustion plants are presented and the methodologies and assumptions used for the inventories are described. The pollutants considered are SO2, NOx, NMVOC, CH4, CO, CO2, N2O, NH3, particulate matter, heavy metals, PCDD/F, HCB and PAH. The CO2 emission in 2011...... of decreased emissions from large power plants and waste incineration plants. The combustion of wood in residential plants has increased considerably until 2007 resulting in increased emission of PAH and particulate matter. The emission of NMVOC has increased since 1990 as a result of both the increased...... combustion of wood in residential plants and the increased emission from lean-burn gas engines. The PCDD/F emission decreased since 1990 due to flue gas cleaning on waste incineration plants....

  1. Danish emission inventories for stationary combustion plants

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    Nielsen, M.; Illerup, J. B.

    Emission inventories for stationary combustion plants are presented and the methodologies and assumptions used for the inventories are described. The pollutants considered are SO2, NOX, NMVOC, CH4, CO, CO2, N2O, particulate matter, heavy metals, dioxins and PAH. Since 1990 the fuel consumption...... in stationary combustion has increased by 14% - the fossil fuel consumption however only by 8%. Despite the increased fuel consumption the emission of several pollutants has decreased due to the improved flue gas cleaning technology, improved burner technology and the change of fuel type used. A considerable...... plants. The emission of PAH increased as a result of the increased combustion of wood in residential boilers and stoves. Uncertainties for the emissions and trends have been estimated...

  2. Numerical simulation of turbulent combustion: Scientific challenges

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    Ren, ZhuYin; Lu, Zhen; Hou, LingYun; Lu, LiuYan

    2014-08-01

    Predictive simulation of engine combustion is key to understanding the underlying complicated physicochemical processes, improving engine performance, and reducing pollutant emissions. Critical issues as turbulence modeling, turbulence-chemistry interaction, and accommodation of detailed chemical kinetics in complex flows remain challenging and essential for high-fidelity combustion simulation. This paper reviews the current status of the state-of-the-art large eddy simulation (LES)/prob-ability density function (PDF)/detailed chemistry approach that can address the three challenging modelling issues. PDF as a subgrid model for LES is formulated and the hybrid mesh-particle method for LES/PDF simulations is described. Then the development need in micro-mixing models for the PDF simulations of turbulent premixed combustion is identified. Finally the different acceleration methods for detailed chemistry are reviewed and a combined strategy is proposed for further development.

  3. Processing of hydroxyapatite obtained by combustion synthesis

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    M. Canillas

    2017-09-01

    Full Text Available One of the reasons of implants failure are the stress forces appearing in the material–tissue interface due to the differences between their mechanical properties. For this reason, similar mechanical properties to the surrounding tissue are desirable. The synthesis of hydroxyapatite by solution combustion method and its processing have been studied in order to obtain fully dense ceramic bodies with improved mechanical strength. Combustion synthesis provides nanostructured powders characterized by a high surface area to facilitate the following sintering. Moreover, synthesis was conducted in aqueous and oxidizing media. Oxidizing media improve homogenization and increase the energy released during combustion. It gives rise to particles whose morphology and size suggest lower surface energies compared with aqueous media. The obtained powders were sintered by using a controlled sintering rate schedule. Lower surfaces energies minimize the shrinkage during sintering and relative densities measurements and diametral compression test confirm improved densification and consequently mechanical properties.

  4. Sobre aprendizaje escolar y neurociencias

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    Terigi, Flavia

    2016-01-01

    En el marco de una creciente difusión de los discursos de y sobre las neurociencias en el campo educativo en Argentina, donde enunciados extraídos del discurso neurocientífico comienzan a transformarse en emblemas de política pública, este trabajo, escrito desde el punto de vista de la educación escolar, se propone situar los alcances y límites de los aportes de estas disciplinas para comprender el aprendizaje escolar. En él se postula que la aparición rutilante de las neurociencias en educac...

  5. Polinomios perfectos sobre F2

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    Cely Rojas, Valeria

    2010-01-01

    Este trabajo muestra el status de los números perfectos y el análogo de los números perfectos en los anillos de polinomios. Además, se presentan las demostraciones de algunas propiedades de los polinomios perfectos sobre F2 de forma comprensible, basadas en el trabajo realizado por los profesores Luis Gallardo y Oliver Rahavandrainy. / Abstract. This work shows the status artis of perfect numbers and their analogue in the rings of polynomials. Proofs of some properties of perfect polynomials ...

  6. Contabilidad del impuesto sobre beneficios

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    Luceño Martínez, Haizea

    2017-01-01

    Este Trabajo Fin de Grado pretende dar una explicación al tratamiento contable del Impuesto de Sociedades. Siendo un impuesto que hay que contabilizar, pero que se calcula siguiendo criterios fiscales, lleva a tener que realizar ajustes que tendrán su repercusión contable. El punto de partida no es otra que la norma de registro y valoración 13ª del PGC, que versa sobre cómo hay que proceder a contabilizar el Gasto por Impuesto de Sociedades, que se compone tanto del Gasto por Impuesto Co...

  7. Dust Combustion Safety Issues for Fusion Applications

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    L. C. Cadwallader

    2003-05-01

    This report summarizes the results of a safety research task to identify the safety issues and phenomenology of metallic dust fires and explosions that are postulated for fusion experiments. There are a variety of metal dusts that are created by plasma erosion and disruptions within the plasma chamber, as well as normal industrial dusts generated in the more conventional equipment in the balance of plant. For fusion, in-vessel dusts are generally mixtures of several elements; that is, the constituent elements in alloys and the variety of elements used for in-vessel materials. For example, in-vessel dust could be composed of beryllium from a first wall coating, tungsten from a divertor plate, copper from a plasma heating antenna or diagnostic, and perhaps some iron and chromium from the steel vessel wall or titanium and vanadium from the vessel wall. Each of these elements has its own unique combustion characteristics, and mixtures of elements must be evaluated for the mixture’s combustion properties. Issues of particle size, dust temperature, and presence of other combustible materials (i.e., deuterium and tritium) also affect combustion in air. Combustion in other gases has also been investigated to determine if there are safety concerns with “inert” atmospheres, such as nitrogen. Several coolants have also been reviewed to determine if coolant breach into the plasma chamber would enhance the combustion threat; for example, in-vessel steam from a water coolant breach will react with metal dust. The results of this review are presented here.

  8. Modeling internal ballistics of gas combustion guns.

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    Schorge, Volker; Grossjohann, Rico; Schönekess, Holger C; Herbst, Jörg; Bockholdt, Britta; Ekkernkamp, Axel; Frank, Matthias

    2016-05-01

    Potato guns are popular homemade guns which work on the principle of gas combustion. They are usually constructed for recreational rather than criminal purposes. Yet some serious injuries and fatalities due to these guns are reported. As information on the internal ballistics of homemade gas combustion-powered guns is scarce, it is the aim of this work to provide an experimental model of the internal ballistics of these devices and to investigate their basic physical parameters. A gas combustion gun was constructed with a steel tube as the main component. Gas/air mixtures of acetylene, hydrogen, and ethylene were used as propellants for discharging a 46-mm caliber test projectile. Gas pressure in the combustion chamber was captured with a piezoelectric pressure sensor. Projectile velocity was measured with a ballistic speed measurement system. The maximum gas pressure, the maximum rate of pressure rise, the time parameters of the pressure curve, and the velocity and path of the projectile through the barrel as a function of time were determined according to the pressure-time curve. The maximum gas pressure was measured to be between 1.4 bar (ethylene) and 4.5 bar (acetylene). The highest maximum rate of pressure rise was determined for hydrogen at (dp/dt)max = 607 bar/s. The muzzle energy was calculated to be between 67 J (ethylene) and 204 J (acetylene). To conclude, this work provides basic information on the internal ballistics of homemade gas combustion guns. The risk of injury to the operator or bystanders is high, because accidental explosions of the gun due to the high-pressure rise during combustion of the gas/air mixture may occur.

  9. Numerical simulation of combustion and soot under partially premixed combustion of low-octane gasoline

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    An, Yanzhao

    2017-09-23

    In-cylinder combustion visualization and engine-out soot particle emissions were investigated in an optical diesel engine fueled with low octane gasoline. Single injection strategy with an early injection timing (−30 CAD aTDC) was employed to achieve partially premixed combustion (PPC) condition. A high-speed color camera was used to record the combustion images for 150 cycles. The regulated emission of carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides and soot mass concentration were measured experimentally. Full cycle engine simulations were performed using CONVERGE™ and the simulation results matched with the experimental results. The in-cylinder soot particle evolution was performed by coupling a reduced toluene reference fuel mechanism including the PAHs formation/oxidation reactions with particulate size mimic model. The results showed that PPC presents typical stratified combustion characteristics, which is significantly different from the conventional diesel spray-driven combustion. The in-cylinder temperature and equivalence ratio overlaid with soot-NO formation regime revealed that PPC operating condition under study mostly avoided the main sooting conditions throughout the entire combustion. The evaluation of temperature distribution showed formaldehyde could be regarded as an indicator for low temperature reactions, while hydroxyl group represents the high temperature reactions. Soot evolution happened during the combustion process, hydroxyl radicals promoted the soot oxidation.

  10. Establishment of Combustion Model for Isooctane HCCI Marine Diesel Engine and Research on the Combustion Characteristic

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    Li Biao

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available The homogeneous charge compression ignition (HCCI combustion mode applied in marine diesel engine is expected to be one of alternative technologies to decrease nitrogen oxide (NOX emission and improve energy utilization rate. Applying the chemical-looping combustion (CLC mechanism inside the cylinder, a numerical study on the HCCI combustion process is performed taking a marine diesel engine as application object. The characteristic feature of combustion process is displayed. On this basis, the formation and emission of NOX are analyzed and discussed. The results indicate that the HCCI combustion mode always exhibit two combustion releasing heats: low-temperature reaction and high-temperature reaction. The combustion phase is divided into low-temperature reaction zone, high-temperature reaction zone and negative temperature coefficient (NTC zone. The operating conditions of the high compression ratio, high intake air temperature, low inlet pressure and small excess air coefficient would cause the high in-cylinder pressure which often leads engine detonation. The low compression ratio, low intake air temperature and big excess air coefficient would cause the low combustor temperature which is conducive to reduce NOX emissions. These technological means and operating conditions are expected to meet the NOX emissions limits in MARPOL73/78 Convention-Annex VI Amendment.

  11. Large eddy simulation and combustion instabilities; Simulation des grandes echelles et instabilites de combustion

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    Lartigue, G.

    2004-11-15

    The new european laws on pollutants emission impose more and more constraints to motorists. This is particularly true for gas turbines manufacturers, that must design motors operating with very fuel-lean mixtures. Doing so, pollutants formation is significantly reduced but the problem of combustion stability arises. Actually, combustion regimes that have a large excess of air are naturally more sensitive to combustion instabilities. Numerical predictions of these instabilities is thus a key issue for many industrial involved in energy production. This thesis work tries to show that recent numerical tools are now able to predict these combustion instabilities. Particularly, the Large Eddy Simulation method, when implemented in a compressible CFD code, is able to take into account the main processes involved in combustion instabilities, such as acoustics and flame/vortex interaction. This work describes a new formulation of a Large Eddy Simulation numerical code that enables to take into account very precisely thermodynamics and chemistry, that are essential in combustion phenomena. A validation of this work will be presented in a complex geometry (the PRECCINSTA burner). Our numerical results will be successfully compared with experimental data gathered at DLR Stuttgart (Germany). Moreover, a detailed analysis of the acoustics in this configuration will be presented, as well as its interaction with the combustion. For this acoustics analysis, another CERFACS code has been extensively used, the Helmholtz solver AVSP. (author)

  12. Numerical simulation of combustion and soot under partially premixed combustion of low-octane gasoline

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    An, Yanzhao; Jaasim, Mohammed; Vallinayagam, R.; Vedharaj, S.; Im, Hong G.; Johansson, Bengt.

    2017-01-01

    In-cylinder combustion visualization and engine-out soot particle emissions were investigated in an optical diesel engine fueled with low octane gasoline. Single injection strategy with an early injection timing (−30 CAD aTDC) was employed to achieve partially premixed combustion (PPC) condition. A high-speed color camera was used to record the combustion images for 150 cycles. The regulated emission of carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides and soot mass concentration were measured experimentally. Full cycle engine simulations were performed using CONVERGE™ and the simulation results matched with the experimental results. The in-cylinder soot particle evolution was performed by coupling a reduced toluene reference fuel mechanism including the PAHs formation/oxidation reactions with particulate size mimic model. The results showed that PPC presents typical stratified combustion characteristics, which is significantly different from the conventional diesel spray-driven combustion. The in-cylinder temperature and equivalence ratio overlaid with soot-NO formation regime revealed that PPC operating condition under study mostly avoided the main sooting conditions throughout the entire combustion. The evaluation of temperature distribution showed formaldehyde could be regarded as an indicator for low temperature reactions, while hydroxyl group represents the high temperature reactions. Soot evolution happened during the combustion process, hydroxyl radicals promoted the soot oxidation.

  13. Heavy metals behaviour during mono-combustion and co-combustion of sewage sludge

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    Lopes, M. Helena; Abelha, Pedro; Olieveira, J.F. Santos; Gulyurtlu, Ibrahim; Cabrita, Isabel [INETI-DEECA, Lisboa (Portugal)

    2005-03-01

    This paper presents the study of the combustion of granular dry sewage sludge performed on a pilot fluidized bed system. The results of mono-combustion of sludge and co-combustion with coal were compared with those of coal combustion for ash partitioning, the formation of gaseous pollutants and heavy metals behaviour. It was found that the mineral matter of sludge was essentially retained as bottom ashes. The production of fines ashes was small during the mono-combustion due to the tendency of coal to produce fine ashes which also contained unburned char. The degree of heavy metal volatilization was found to be slightly higher during co-combustion than in mono-combustion; however, most of them were retained in ashes and their emissions were found to be below the regulated levels. Hg was completely volatilized; however, during combustion trials involving coal it was captured by cyclone ashes at temperatures below 300 deg C. During sludge mono-combustion the retention of Hg in cyclone ashes containing low LOI was not enough to decrease emissions below the regulated levels; hence, it is necessary to install dedicated flue gas treatment for Hg removal. The leachability and ecotoxicity of sludge and ashes was compared with the new regulatory limits for landfill disposal in the EU. It was found that the release of organic matter and heavy metals found in the sludge was low from granular bed ashes; hence, except for sulphate release, bed ashes were converted into inert and non-ecotoxic materials. Ashes from test with limestone and cyclone ashes seemed to be more problematic because of pH effects and contamination with steel corrosion products. The recovery and reutilization of sludge bed ashes could, therefore, be possible, as long as the release of sulphate do not interfere with the process.

  14. Chemical Kinetic Modeling of 2-Methylhexane Combustion

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    Mohamed, Samah Y.

    2015-03-30

    Accurate chemical kinetic combustion models of lightly branched alkanes (e.g., 2-methylalkanes) are important for investigating the combustion behavior of diesel, gasoline, and aviation fuels. Improving the fidelity of existing kinetic models is a necessity, as new experiments and advanced theories show inaccuracy in certain portions of the models. This study focuses on updating thermodynamic data and kinetic model for a gasoline surrogate fuel, 2-methylhexane, with recently published group values and rate rules. These update provides a better agreement with rapid compression machine measurements of ignition delay time, while also strengthening the fundamental basis of the model.

  15. Nordic seminar on biomass gasification and combustion

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    1994-12-31

    The report comprises a collection of papers from a seminar arranged as a part of the Nordic Energy Research Program. The aim of this program is to strengthen the basic competence in the energy field at universities and research organizations in the Nordic countries. In the program 1991-1994 six areas are selected for cooperation such as energy and society, solid fuels, district heating, petroleum technology, bioenergy and environment, and fuel cells. The topics deal both with biomass combustion and gasification, and combustion of municipal solid waste (MSW) and refuse derived fuel (RDF). A number of 11 papers are prepared. 97 refs., 91 figs., 11 tabs.

  16. Effects of combustible stacking in large compartments

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    Gentili, Filippo; Giuliani, Luisa; Bontempi, Franco

    2013-01-01

    This paper focuses on the modelling of fire in case of various distributions of combustible materials in a large compartment. Large compartments often represent a challenge for structural fire safety, because of lack of prescriptive rules to follow and difficulties of taking into account the effect...... of non uniform distribution of the combustible materials and fire propagation. These aspects are discussed in this paper with reference to an industrial steel building, taken as case study. Fires triggered by the burning of wooden pallets stored in the premises have been investigated with respect...

  17. Reaction-diffusion pulses: a combustion model

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    Campos, Daniel; Llebot, Josep Enric; Fort, Joaquim

    2004-01-01

    We focus on a reaction-diffusion approach proposed recently for experiments on combustion processes, where the heat released by combustion follows first-order reaction kinetics. This case allows us to perform an exhaustive analytical study. Specifically, we obtain the exact expressions for the speed of the thermal pulses, their maximum temperature and the condition of self-sustenance. Finally, we propose two generalizations of the model, namely, the case of several reactants burning together, and that of time-delayed heat conduction. We find an excellent agreement between our analytical results and simulations

  18. Reaction-diffusion pulses: a combustion model

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    Campos, Daniel [Grup de FIsica EstadIstica, Dept. de FIsica, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, E-08193 Bellaterrra (Spain); Llebot, Josep Enric [Grup de FIsica EstadIstica, Dept. de FIsica, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, E-08193 Bellaterrra (Spain); Fort, Joaquim [Dept. de FIsica, Univ. de Girona, Campus de Montilivi, 17071 Girona, Catalonia (Spain)

    2004-07-02

    We focus on a reaction-diffusion approach proposed recently for experiments on combustion processes, where the heat released by combustion follows first-order reaction kinetics. This case allows us to perform an exhaustive analytical study. Specifically, we obtain the exact expressions for the speed of the thermal pulses, their maximum temperature and the condition of self-sustenance. Finally, we propose two generalizations of the model, namely, the case of several reactants burning together, and that of time-delayed heat conduction. We find an excellent agreement between our analytical results and simulations.

  19. Thermogravimetric analysis of combustible waste components

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    Munther, Anette; Wu, Hao; Glarborg, Peter

    In order to gain fundamental knowledge about the co-combustion of coal and waste derived fuels, the pyrolytic behaviors of coal, four typical waste components and their mixtures have been studied by a simultaneous thermal analyzer (STA). The investigated waste components were wood, paper, polypro......In order to gain fundamental knowledge about the co-combustion of coal and waste derived fuels, the pyrolytic behaviors of coal, four typical waste components and their mixtures have been studied by a simultaneous thermal analyzer (STA). The investigated waste components were wood, paper...

  20. Nordic seminar on biomass gasification and combustion

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    NONE

    1993-12-31

    The report comprises a collection of papers from a seminar arranged as a part of the Nordic Energy Research Program. The aim of this program is to strengthen the basic competence in the energy field at universities and research organizations in the Nordic countries. In the program 1991-1994 six areas are selected for cooperation such as energy and society, solid fuels, district heating, petroleum technology, bioenergy and environment, and fuel cells. The topics deal both with biomass combustion and gasification, and combustion of municipal solid waste (MSW) and refuse derived fuel (RDF). A number of 11 papers are prepared. 97 refs., 91 figs., 11 tabs.