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Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Rap
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: fracture, toughness, rapid, determining, tests, inexpensive, committee, report
Number of Pages: 252
Published: 1976
eBookDB-ID: NAP:14843

Author: Katherine V. Schinasi
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: related, items, need, improvement, defense, control, controls, processes, determining, proper, export
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2003-02
ISBN-10: 075673178X
ISBN-13: 9780756731786

The U.S. Gov't. controls the export of defense-related items to minimize the security risk such exports may pose. The U.S. export control system is primarily divided between two regulatory regimes, one managed by the State Dept. for defense items & another managed by the Commerce Dept. for dual-use items that have both mil. & commercial applications. Determining which dep't. has jurisdiction over an item & how that item is controlled is fundamental to the U.S. export control system. This report assesses how gov't. departments assist co's. in determining the proper controls for defense-related

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: illnesses, injuries, occupational, guidelines, recordkeeping
Number of Pages: 89
Published: 1997-08-01
ISBN-10: 0788145789
ISBN-13: 9780788145780

Provides information to determine whether or not an establishment must keep OSHA records; describes which forms should be used and how they should be completed; outlines where the OSHA records must be located, how they should be updated, and how long they must be kept; provides guidelines for determining the key issues of recordability and for determining the outcome of recordable cases; describes employer obligations for reporting occupational injuries and illnesses; and discusses some of the checks and balances built into the system to ensure accurate recordkeeping and reporting.

Author: Kathleen Geier-Hayes
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: guide, silviculturists, length, shade, individual, tree, determining
Number of Pages: 64
Published: 1998-05
ISBN-10: 0788143034
ISBN-13: 9780788143038

Shade may be critical through the summer for conifer regeneration survival on warm, dry sites. Shadow lengths vary by latitude, aspect, & slope; southerly aspects have shorter shadows than northerly aspects at the same time. Differently shaped trees also produce different shadow lengths. This guide provides silviculturists with a method for determining tree shadow lengths in a straight line from the tree's base to the shadow tip from southern Utah to northern Idaho for May 10 through Oct. 11 on different slopes, aspects, & for two tree shapes. Charts & tables.

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: measurements, absorption, ray, uncertainty, determining
Number of Pages: 18
ISBN-10: 1422329895
ISBN-13: 9781422329894

Author: Donald R. Shopland
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: carbon, monoxide, yields, cigarettes, nicotine, tar, cigarette, test, method, determining, ftc
Number of Pages: 302
Published: 1996-07
ISBN-10: 0788146149
ISBN-13: 9780788146145

A review of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) method for determining tar, nicotine & carbon monoxide levels in U.S. cigarettes by the National Cancer Institute, with contributions from an expert panel of medical, legal & tobacco industry personnel. Focuses on the health effects of the components of cigarette smoke with discussions on consumer smoking patterns & perceptions of FTC labeling of tar & nicotine ratings. Examines the FTC testing parameters with recommendations for changes to those parameters & to labeling. Tables, graphs & references.

Author: Christine Fossett
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: top, secret, security, clearances, eligibility, determining, personnel, consistency, needed, dod
Number of Pages: 58
Published: 2004-09-01
ISBN-10: 0756716462
ISBN-13: 9780756716462

This report reviews the Dept. of Defense's (DoD) personnel security adjudicative process as a follow-on to GAO's review that highlighted material weaknesses in DoD's personnel security investigative process. The report: (1) assesses whether DoD's adjudicators consistently document all significant adverse security conditions when determining individuals' eligibility for top secret security clearances; & (2) identifies factors that hinder the effectiveness of DoD's adjudicative process. It makes recommendations to the Secretary of Defense aimed at strengthening the direction & oversight of the a
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