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    • Final Calibration of the Cooling Lake Model for North Anna Power Station 

      Ho, Edmond K.; Adams, E. Eric (Cambridge, Mass. : Ralph M. Parsons Laboratory, Aquatic Science and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Civil Engineering, 1984-08)
      The North Anna Power Station is a two-unit power plant located on Lake Anna and operated by Virginia Electric and Power Company (VEPCO). A complex cooling lake system, involving a diked-off portion of Lake Anna - known as ...
    • Forecasting and Risk Analysis in Supply Chain Management 

      Hilmola, Olli-Pekka; Graham, Donald; Granger, Clive W. J.; Datta, Shoumen (MIT Engineering Systems Division, 2008-10)
      Forecasting is an underestimated field of research in supply chain management. Recently advanced methods are coming into use. Initial results are encouraging, but often require changes in policies for collaboration and ...
    • Forecasting and Risk Simulation: Proposed Analytical Tool 

      Datta, Shoumen (2008-08-01)
      Advances in econometrics and financial mathematics are still confined to use within the domains of stocks, bonds, shares, currency exchanges and derivatives markets. Extracting the principles (see paper by Datta & Granger) ...
    • Future Healthcare 

      Datta, Shoumen (CRC Press, 2010-12-15)
      Patients want answers, not numbers. Evidence-based medicine must have numbers to generate answers. Therefore, analysis of numbers to provide answers is the Holy Grail of healthcare professionals and its future systems. ...
    • Future of Healthcare? 

      Datta, Shoumen (2010-05-18)
      Catalyzing the paradigm shift from healthcare to health may help reduce cost of services. Remote monitoring coupled with intelligent analytics based on sensor data may provide partial solutions.
    • GARCH Proof of Concept 

      Datta, Shoumen (2008-12-14)
      Forecasting is an underestimated field of research in supply chain management. Recently advanced methods are coming into use. Initial results presented in this chapter are encouraging, but may require changes in policies ...
    • GARCH PROOF OF CONCEPT _ UPDATED 18 DEC 2008 

      Datta, Shoumen (2008-12-18)
      Proof that application of GARCH technique offers potential for profitability. Forecasting is an underestimated field of research in supply chain management. Recently advanced methods are coming into use. Initial results ...
    • Geochemistry of Municipal Waste in Coastal Waters 

      Morel, Francois M. M.; Schiff, Sherry L. (Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Civil Engineering, Ralph M. Parsons Laboratory for Water Resources and Hydrodynamics, 1980-07)
      Introduction: As we mine primary ores at an increasing rate, as we synthesize more exotic compounds in greater quantities, as we produce expanding heaps of waste, as we reroute rivers through our faucets, we are becoming ...
    • Groundwater Pollution: Technology, Economics and Management 

      Wilson, J. L.; Lenton, R. L.; Porras, J. (Cambridge : Ralph M. Parsons Laboratory for Water Resources and Hydrodynamics, Dept. of Civil Engineering, School of Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1976-01)
      A review of the technical, economic and management aspects of groundwater pollution is presented. The groundwater pollution problem is described and several of its important characteristics are pointed out. A description ...
    • HAPHAZARD REALITY 

      Datta, Shoumen (2021-03-20)
      HAPHAZARD REALITY is a borrowed title from the autobiography of Hendrik Brugt Gerhard Casimir. Ideas discussed in this collection of amorphous thoughts were once paradoxes which may become paradigms (borrowed phrase from ...
    • Healthcare and Medical IoT 

      Datta, Shoumen (2017-04-06)
      Detection of analytes in the context of nano-diagnostics for preventive medicine and global public health may be within our grasp. But, it appears to be far removed from the reality of the world where 80% of the people ...
    • How to Improve Pavement Life Cycle Cost Analysis: A Case Study of Minnesota 

      Akbarian, Mehdi; Swei, Omar; Gregory, Jeremy; Kirchain, Randy (2017-06-26)
      Life cycle cost analysis (LCCA) frameworks are used by some transportation agencies for economic assessment, but there have been challenges implementing the approach, particularly in the characterization of initial and ...
    • Human Thyroid Hormone Beta-1 Receptor Produced by Recombinant Baculovirus-infected Cells 

      Jasper, zu Putlitz; Datta, Shoumen; Madison, Laird D.; Macchia, E.; Jameson, J. Larry (Academic Press, 1991-02-28)
      Transcriptional regulation in vitro
    • Hydraulic Model Study of Seawater Purging for the Boston Wastewater Outfall 

      Adams, E. Eric; Sahoo, Dipak; Liro, Christopher R. (Cambridge, Mass. : Ralph M. Parsons Laboratory, Hydrodynamics and Coastal Engineering, MIT, Dept. of Civil Engineering, 1990-04)
      A 1:83 hydraulic scale model was built to study the mechanism of seawater purging in the tunneled outfall that will convey effluent from MWRA's Secondary Treatment Plant on Deer Is. out into Massachusetts Bay. Purging ...
    • The Hydroelastic Behavior of Flat Plates as Influenced by Trailing Edge Geometry 

      Ippen, A. T.; Toebes, G. H.; Eagleson, P. S. (Cambridge, Mass. : Hydrodynamics Laboratory, Dept. of Civil and Sanitary Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1960-01)
      This report presents the results of a theoretical review and an experimental investigation of the hydroelastic vibration of thin flat plates suspended at zero mean angle of attack in a fluid stream. The review indicated ...
    • The Hydrology of Fractured Rocks: A Literature Review 

      Brown, David M.; Gelhar, Lynn W. (Cambridge, Mass. : Ralph M. Parsons Laboratory, Hydrology and Water Resource Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Dept. of Civil Engineering, 1985-12)
      Recent literature on the quantitative description of flow in fractured rocks is reviewed with emphasis on modeling approaches and their conceptual framework. The relationships of modeling results to laboratory and field ...
    • Hydrothermal-biological Coupling of Lake Eutrophication Models 

      Wang, Ming-Pin; Harleman, Donald R. F. (Cambridge, Mass. : Ralph M. Parsons Laboratory, Aquatic Science and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Civil Engineering, 1982-04)
      A deterministic model capable of simulating lake response to changes in hydrologic conditions or nutrient input has been developed. This model may provide a convenient means of evaluating management strategies and identifying ...
    • Identification and Estimation of a Monthly Multivariate Stochastic Streamflow Model for the Nile River Basin 

      Diaz-Granados, Mario A.; Bras, Rafael L. (Cambridge, Mass. : Ralph M. Parsons Laboratory, Hydrology and Water Resource Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Civil Engineering, 1982-07)
      This report is one of a series of publications which describe various studies undertaken under the sponsorship of the Technology Adaptation Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The United States Department ...
    • Identification of Information in Decision Systems 

      Datta, Shoumen (2007)
      Extending unique identification to non-physical objects (data, information, decisions, knowledge) is a challenging problem in systems engineering. The tools and technologies available for naming physical objects may soon ...
    • The impact of surface albedo on climate and building energy consumption: review and comparative analysis 

      Xu, Xin; Gregory, Jeremy; Kirchain, Randy (Transportation Review Board, 2015-08)
      This paper presents a state-of-the-art review of the existing research on the climate impacts of albedo. Different analytical approaches and modeling works are synthesized and discussed.