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41. A Computational and Experimental Investigation of Thermal Desorption and Vapor Sampling in an Explosive Trace Detector
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 6/30/2011
Authors: Matthew E Staymates, Wayne Smith, Eric S Windsor
Abstract: Swipe-based explosive trace detectors rely on thermal desorption to vaporize explosive particles collected on a swipe. The vaporized material is carried by air flows from the desorption unit to the inlet of the chemical analyzer, typically an ion mo ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=900937

42. Characterization of Approach Air Distribution for a Finned-Tube Heat Exchanger
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 2/18/2011
Authors: David A Yashar, Piotr A Domanski, Hong H. Cho
Abstract: The distribution of air flow approaching a finned-tube heat exchanger is one of the predominant factors influencing the heat exchanger‰s performance. This paper describes a method for measuring and predicting the inlet air flow distribution using Par ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=903642

43. Metrics for the Cost of Proprietary Information Exchange Languages in Intelligent Systems
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 1/31/2011
Authors: John A Horst, Nathan Hartman, George Wong
Abstract: The increasing number of intelligent software components is accompanied by an increase of proprietary information exchange languages between components. One of the challenges for the smart technology worker is to achieve intelligent system component ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906741

44. Bilateral Comparison Confirms NIM‰s and NIST‰s Gas Flow Capabilities
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 10/15/2010
Authors: Aaron N Johnson, CHUNHUI LI
Abstract: The bilateral comparison between NIM and NIST for gas flow was conducted from June 2008 to October 2009. Two critical flow venturis (CFVs) with nominal throat diameters of 10 mm and 20 mm, respectively, were selected as transfer standards. The CFVs w ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906063

45. Properties for Accurate Gas Flow Measurements
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 10/15/2010
Author: John D Wright
Abstract: Accurate gas properties are needed to take full advantage of the low uncertainties provided by NIST‰s Gas Flow Calibration Services. If a flowmeter user and NIST use different values for these properties (molecular mass, compressibility, density, vis ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=905976

46. VISCOSITY MEASUREMENTS ON COLLOIDAL DISPERSIONS (NANOFLUIDS)FOR HEAT TRANSFER APPLICATIONS
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 8/2/2010
Authors: Mark A Kedzierski, David Venerus, Jacopo Buongiorno, Rebecca Christianson, Jessica Townsend, In Cheol Bang, Gang Chen, Sung Jae Chung, Minking Chyu, Haisheng Chen, Yulong Ding, F. Dubois, Grzegorz Dzido, Denis Funfschilling, Quentin Galand, Jinwei Gao, Haiping Hong, Mark Horton, Lin-wen Hu, Carlo Iorio, Andrzej Jarzebski, Yiran Jiang, Stephan Kabelac, Chongyoup Kim, Ji Hyun Kim, Sukwon Kim, Thomas McKrell, Rui Ni, John Philip, Naveen Prabhat, Pengxiang Song, Stefan Van Vaerenbergh, Dongsheng Wen, Sanjeeva Witharana, Xiao-Zheng Zhao, Sheng-Qi Zhou
Abstract: This article reports viscosity data on a series of colloidal dispersions collected as part of the International Nanofluid Property Benchmark Exercise (INPBE). Data are reported for seven different fluids that include dispersions of metal-oxide nanop ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=904595

47. Evolutionary Computation Approach to Heat Exchanger Design
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 6/26/2010
Authors: David A Yashar, Janusz Wojusiak, Kenneth Kaufman, Piotr A Domanski
Abstract: The efficiency of a vapor compression system is strongly influenced by the performance of the finned-tube heat exchangers it employs. Heat exchanger performance is strongly influenced by the refrigerant circuitry, i.e., the connection sequence of th ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=904661

48. Evaporator Optimization for Non-Uniform Air Distribution
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 6/13/2010
Authors: Piotr A Domanski, David A Yashar, Sunil Lee
Abstract: This study demonstrates the performance improvements that can be achieved by accounting for the in-situ air flow distribution during the design phase of a heat exchanger. The heat exchanger used in this study was a two-slab, A-shaped finned-tube eva ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=904721

49. Feasibility of an Accurate Dynamic Standard for Water Flow
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 6/1/2010
Authors: Iosif I Shinder, Michael R Moldover
Abstract: We used NIST's primary water flow standard to study the feasibility of accurately determining mass flow rates {I}m{/I}^ddot^ of water "dynamically," that is from the time derivative of the weight {I}W{/I} of the collection tank: {I}m{/I ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=832344

50. Development of the Reference Model for a Residential Heat Pump System for Cooling Mode Fault Detection and Diagnosis
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 4/2/2010
Authors: M Kim, Seok H. Yoon, Piotr A Domanski, William V Payne
Abstract: Development of a reference model to predict the value of system parameters during fault free operation is a basic step for fault detection and diagnosis (FDD). In order to develop an accurate and effective reference model of a heat pump system, expe ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861053



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