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Monthly Archives: March 2011

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Craig the Rocket Scientist Stands Up for One of His Own

Craig the Rocket Scientist March 17, 2011

29 That’s how many people we have lost in space or in training to go to space. 295 That’s how many people we’ve lost trying to get people into space, at least, that’s the official number. Sadly, we now have to make that 296. On Monday, March 15th, 2011, James Vanover fell to his death… Continue Reading »

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An Interview with Scott Randall of PlusAlpha Risk Management Solutions

Neil Schulman March 16, 2011

Scott Randall is Managing Director of PlusAlpha Risk Management Solutions. An energy risk manager with over 25 years of experience in risk management, Scott authored Energy, Risk and Competitive Advantage: The Information Imperative published by PennWell books. Scott will be taking part in Knovel’s upcoming webinar Optimizing Risk Management Systems and Safety Culture on Thursday,… Continue Reading »

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Hydrogen from Coal for Use in Fuel Cells

Jason M. Keith March 14, 2011

Description of Case As the supply of fossil fuels decreases, it is possible that future stationary and mobile energy systems will use hydrogen fuel cells. The ultimate goal, of course, is to obtain hydrogen from renewable energy sources. Initially, hydrogen can be obtained from natural gas or from coal. Coal is an attractive fuel source… Continue Reading »

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Knovel Solutions in Designing Industrial Equipment

Sasha Gurke March 7, 2011

In this issue, we help to answer a question submitted by an engineer working at one of the world’s leading manufacturers of sustainable industrial floor maintenance equipment. Their products clean high traffic industrial surfaces such as airports, warehouses and even the floors of the White House and Yankee Stadium. For two weeks, the engineer who… Continue Reading »

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