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Research Opportunities in Corrosion Science and Engineering

The field of corrosion science and engineering is on the threshold of important advances. Advances in lifetime prediction and technological solutions, as enabled by the convergence of experimental and computational length and timescales and powerful new modeling techniques, are allowing ...

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An Assessment of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Center for Neutron Research:Fiscal Year 2010

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Center for Neutron Research (NCNR) is a national user facility whose mission is to ensure the availability of neutron measurement capabilities in order to meet the needs of U.S. researchers from industry, ...

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Technology for a Quieter America

Exposure to noise at home, at work, while traveling, and during leisure activities is a fact of life for all Americans. At times noise can be loud enough to damage hearing, and at lower levels it can disrupt normal living, ...

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Achieving Effective Acquisition of Information Technology in the Department of Defense

In the military, information technology (IT) has enabled profound advances in weapons systems and the management and operation of the defense enterprise. A significant portion of the Department of Defense (DOD) budget is spent on capabilities acquired as commercial IT ...

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Advancing the Competitiveness and Efficiency of the U.S. Construction Industry

Construction productivity--how well, how quickly, and at what cost buildings and infrastructure can be constructed--directly affects prices for homes and consumer goods and the robustness of the national economy. Industry analysts differ on whether construction industry productivity is improving or ...

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An Assessment of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Electronics and Electrical Engineering Laboratory:Fiscal Year 2009

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce, carries out its mission of promoting U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by developing and applying technology, measurements, and standards across nationally and strategically important ...

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An Assessment of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Chemical Science and Technology Laboratory:Fiscal Year 2009

An Assessment of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Chemical Science and Technology Laboratory examines the operations of the Chemical Science and Technology Laboratory (CSTL) of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
 
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An Assessment of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Center for Neutron Research:Fiscal Year 2009

The National Institute of Standards and Technology [NIST] Center for Neutron Research (NCNR) is a national user facility whose mission is to ensure the availability of neutron measurement capabilities in order to meet the needs of U.S. researchers from industry, ...

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Sustainable Critical Infrastructure Systems:A Framework for Meeting 21st Century Imperatives

For the people of the United States, the 20th century was one of unprecedented population growth, economic development, and improved quality of life.  The critical infrastructure systems-water, wastewater, power, transportation, and telecommunications-built in the 20th century have become so much ...

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Assessment of Corrosion Education

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