Technical Articles

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Burns & McDonnell


Burns & McDonnell has published these technical articles:

(Engineering and Technical Services)
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Technical paper: Various methods have been used to determine separation distances when considering human reactions to odor emissions from swine facilities. This paper provides a method for assessing... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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The desire to reduce installation costs and improve operator information and control is rapidly advancing the use of communication networks in power plant's auxiliary electrical systems. Recent... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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This case study will detail the remedial history of a gasoline tanker truck crash site. The authors will describe excavation, pumping of ground water and light non-aqueous phase liquids (LNAPL) and... (View Full Article)
(Power Generation and Storage)
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Minnkota Power's Milton R. Young Station Unit 1 was put into service in 1970. The original electrical distribution equipment is approaching 40 years of age. Life extension measures such as... (View Full Article)
(Power Generation and Storage)
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Since the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments (CAAA) were implemented in 1995, a plethora of changes to the operating environment of every electric utility has occurred. Initial (Phase 1) CAAA changes were... (View Full Article)
(Power Generation and Storage)
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Almost every recent submitted application for a new coal-fired power plant has been challenged during the Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) permitting process. Environmentalists and other... (View Full Article)
(Power Generation and Storage)
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Today's electric power industry is challenged to meet the demands of many masters: client needs, economics (lowest cost), environmental permitting and citizen focus on global warming. One option to... (View Full Article)
(Power Generation and Storage)
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Burns & McDonnell is providing Program Management and detailed design for the Northeast Utilities (NUSCO) subsidiary Connecticut Light and Power (CL&P) on the Middletown/Norwalk Bulk Transmission... (View Full Article)
(Engineering and Technical Services)
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Electric utilities must be prepared with solutions to worldwide energy demand and rising electric rates. Many believe that the intelligent or Smart Grid is a potential solution. But everyone is... (View Full Article)
(Engineering and Technical Services)
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A case study of the TECO Energy Center, looking at how a combined heat and power (CHP) plant will allow for greater baseline and emergency energy production capacities while reducing overall air... (View Full Article)
(Engineering and Technical Services)
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Burns & McDonnell's Energy Services Group specializes in providing solutions that use energy and utility management to support improvements in facilities and reduce operating costs. The solution... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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The structural provisions of current building codes are intended to provide life safety to occupants under usual and occasional hazards such as those represented by dead, live, flood, wind, snow, and... (View Full Article)
(Power Generation and Storage)
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No one likes to hear that electric rates are going up. Travel the state of Missouri, in fact, and you'll find few communities where residents aren't - or won't soon be - up in arms over sharp... (View Full Article)
(Power Generation and Storage)
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No matter what you think of Al Gore, you have to give him credit for one thing. He has the entire country focused on using energy more efficiently. This is a critical issue that will only grow in... (View Full Article)
(Power Generation and Storage)
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A thousand years ago, mankind began to find ways to pipe water into homes and buildings. Today, building a home or business that had no water piped in would be unthinkable. In the mid 1800s, natural... (View Full Article)
(Power Generation and Storage)
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Today there are about 720 gigawatts (GW) of power generation in the United States. As shown in Figure 1, much of the U.S. is divided into distinct regions in which the use of the electric transmission... (View Full Article)
(Power Generation and Storage)
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Sustainability, green credits, carbon offsets, renrewable energy certificates, high-performance buildings, LEED. All of these are terms that increasingly have become everyday factors in our design... (View Full Article)
(Engineering and Technical Services)
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Within the past five years, the investment community and the public in general have increasingly asked companies to be more environmentally sustainable. To date, no federal regulations limiting... (View Full Article)
(Engineering and Technical Services)
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Vertical containment barriers have often been considered for use at former manufactured gas plant (MGP) sites as an interim measure or as a permanent remedy to contain coal tar dense non-aqueous phase... (View Full Article)
(Engineering and Technical Services)
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The domestic petrochemical industry is increasingly going toward heavy and sour crude slates. A consequence of the change is increased concerns related to the wastewater effluent toxicity.... (View Full Article)
(Calibration and Testing Services)
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The time has passed when witching, drilling a test hole and finding good formation is adequate to site a new well for a drinking water supply. Quality, quantity and aquifer management must all be... (View Full Article)

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