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Where to Build Microhydro

Where to Build Microhydro

To make microhydro work, engineers need to be able to predict a wide range of conditions in advance. A team at Oregon State University is making this possible.

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Register for Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference

Register for Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference

After helping to advance the Pressure Vessels, and Piping Industry for the last 50 years, the ASME-PVP is starting a new era of services to the industry. Join us for more than 180 paper and panel sessions, and much more.

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NEW at Turbo Expo – AM3D Day

NEW at Turbo Expo – AM3D Day

Learn how additive manufacturing (AM) is impacting the development of gas turbine components and potential impacts on gas turbine repair.

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  • Symposium

    Register for the ASME / U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Pump and Valve Symposium

    ASME and the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will host the annual Pump and Valve (P&V) Symposium in Silver Spring, Maryland, July 16-19, 2017.

    February 06, 2017

    Register now!

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  • Book

    Integration of Renewable Energy Systems

    On-site renewable energy systems offer several advantages, especially when operated in concert with a larger utility system. This book looks at the operating principles of various renewable energy technologies, and more.

    April 03, 2017

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  • Article

    Building Better Batteries

    A team from the University of California, Irvine, has developed a material from gold nanowire that can be recharged more than 200,000 times with no loss of capacity or power.

    January 09, 2017

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  • Journal

    Journal of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage

    The Journal of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage focuses on processes, components, devices and systems that store and convert electrical and chemical energy.

    February 06, 2017

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  • Committee

    Verification and Validation: New Committee on Computational Modeling in Energy Systems and Applications

    ASME’s Verification and Validation (V&V) Standards Committee is developing a new Committee on Computational Modeling in Energy Systems and Applications (V&V 60). ASME is currently soliciting subject matter experts and affected stakeholders to help support the effort.

    February 06, 2017

    How to participate

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  • Conference

    Register for Turbo Expo

    Plan now to join over 4000 power and turbomachinery colleagues from around the world at ASME TURBO EXPO, ASME's premier turbomachinery technical conference and exposition, set for June 26-30, 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. 

    January 09, 2017

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  • Article

    Food Waste for Solar Storage

    Researchers at the Eindhoven University of Technology have shown how sugar alcohols, which are abundantly found in food waste, can effectively lock up the sun’s heat for the long term. The trick is to mix them with carbon nanotubes.

    February 06, 2017

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  • Conference

    Register for Power & Energy, ICOPE

    Three of ASME’s major Conferences, plus two Forums and the International Conference on Power Engineering (ICOPE-17) come together to create ASME 2017 Power & Energy. Topics include fossil and nuclear power generation, renewables, energy storage, fuel cells, and more.

    December 19, 2016

    Register now!

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  • MasterClasses

    ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping (PVP) MasterClass Series, Denver, CO from April 3-7, 2017

    This Program comprises a variety of courses on the practical applications of current technologies and standards that establish rules of safety governing the design, fabrication and inspection of pressure vessels, piping, and pipeline systems.

    February 06, 2017

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  • Podcast

    A Smarter Grid is a Safer Grid

    S. Massoud Amin, the father of the smart grid, talks about how the electrical grid remains vulnerable to attack, and how a smart, self-healing grid can protect it.

    December 12, 2016

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  • Article

    Plug-and-Play Solar Generator for Backup Power

    Researchers at the University of Idaho and a producer of solar generators for outdoor enthusiasts are collaborating on a portable, 5-kW, plug-and-play system that will power an entire house.

    December 19, 2016

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  • News

    Energy Policy Expert David Sandalow Discusses Key Trends at IMECE Keynote

    Energy and climate policy expert David Sandalow was the speaker at the recent Keynote Event at the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE), where he shared his thoughts on the key technology- and energy-related trends.

    January 03, 2017

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  • Call for Papers

    Internal Combustion Engine Fall Technical Conference - Call for Papers - due 2-6-17

    Scholarly research articles related to the development, advancement, and improved understanding of the internal combustion engine are sought for the 2017 Fall Technical Conference of The ASME Internal Combustion Engine Division to be held next October in Seattle, WA.

    November 21, 2016

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  • Fellowship

    Apply for a 2017-2018 ASME Congressional Fellowship

    Applications are now being accepted for the 2017-2018 ASME Congressional Fellowship through the ASME Federal Government Fellowship Program.

    December 12, 2016

    Apply now!

    Hear from 2016 Fellows

  • Article

    Securing the Power Grid Against Cyber Attack

    A cyber attack on the power grid could have devastating consequences, yet the grid can’t be secured with the same methods used for the Internet. Georgia Tech researchers have demonstrated a way to keep the U.S. power grid safe.

    December 05, 2016

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  • Call for Papers

    OMAE: Call for Papers: Full-Length Draft Submission – Jan. 9, 2017

    Seeking papers for the OMAE conference in 2017, an international assembly of engineers, researchers, technical specialists and students in the fields of ocean, offshore and arctic engineering.

    December 05, 2016

    Submit a draft

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  • Award

    Bernard F. Langer Nuclear Codes & Standards Award – Nomination deadline – Feb. 1

    This award recognizes an individual(s) who has contributed to the nuclear power plant industry through the development and promotion of ASME Nuclear Codes and Standards or the ASME Nuclear Certification Program.

    December 19, 2016

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  • Standard

    Standard: Power Piping

    ASME B31.1 prescribes minimum requirements for the design, materials, fabrication, erection, test, inspection, operation, and maintenance of piping systems.

    November 21, 2016

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  • Article

    Solar, Hotter Than Ever

    Find a way to trap heat and never let it go and you’ve got the makings of an incredibly efficient thermal solar cell. That’s just what researchers at the University of Bristol have done.

    November 21, 2016

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  • Posters

    Turbo Expo - Student Poster Competition – Abstracts due 12/31

    Students! Presenting a poster is an excellent opportunity to display research outside of a paper while still contributing to the continuing advancements in the turbomachinery community.

    October 24, 2016

    Submit an abstract

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  • Conferences

    Start Planning Now! Save the Date: Power & Energy, ICOPE, Co-Located with Turbo—June 26-30, 2017

    Five days. Four conferences. Two forums. Keynote, plenary, technical and panel sessions. Poster presentations. And more! Co-located with TurboExpo.

    October 24, 2016

    Find out about Power & Energy and ICOPE

    Find out about Turbo Expo

  • Article

    Off the Grid in The Upper Peninsula

    Suddenly solar is cheap. So cheap, that almost anyone with a roof in a sunny state can put electricity on to the grid, rather than just taking it off.

    November 07, 2016

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  • Journal

    Journal of Energy Resources Technology Online

    Addressing the wide-ranging topics of energy generation, conversion, transportation and storage, this Journal disseminates technical information - peer-reviewed scholarly work, research papers, technical briefs, and feature articles.

    November 21, 2016

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  • Awards

    Frank Kreith Energy Award—Nominations due Dec. 1

    The Frank Kreith Energy Award honors individuals for significant contributions to a secure energy future with particular emphasis on innovations in conservation and/or renewable energy.

    September 12, 2016

    Submit a nomination

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  • Conference

    ASME 2017 International Pipeline Geotechnical Conference

    This event promotes knowledge, sharing technological progress, and international co-operation for advancing the management of natural forces impacting pipelines. Authors are invited to submit abstracts for substantive papers.

    November 07, 2016

    Submit an abstract

    More on IPG

  • Certification

    Nuclear Material Organization Certification

    The Nuclear Material Organization Certification Program certifies organizations that provide materials and services to the nuclear power industry.

    December 05, 2016

    Apply for certification

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  • Article

    Float Like a Stingray, Be Like a Power Plant

    Columbia Power Technologies’ wave energy capture device efficiently generators electricity from the heave of waters in all kinds of weather. Soon it will be tested in the open seas, sending electricity back to the grid.

    October 24, 2016

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  • Proceedings

    2016 Proceedings of the ASME 2015 Gas Turbine India Conference

    This is an online compilation of papers from the ASME 2015 Gas Turbine India Conference. Considered “The Most Advanced Turbomachinery Conference in India,” it attracts over 500 leading experts who present peer-reviewed research and the latest technology advancements.

    October 17, 2016

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  • Article

    Better Fusion Reactors on the Horizon

    Mark Cappelli, professor of mechanical engineering at Stanford University, talks about a device his team is developing to aid fusion reactors.

    October 10, 2016

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    More on Power & Energy

  • Accreditation

    Pressure Relief Device Testing Laboratory Accreditation Program

    The ASME Pressure Relief Device (PRD) Testing Laboratory Accreditation Program accredits manufacturers of pressure relief devices and assemblers of pressure relief valves.

    October 24, 2016

    Apply now!

    More about this program

  • Article

    Solar Parking

    By incorporating thin film solar panels into cloth, one company is bringing solar installation into places it couldn’t normally be used.

    July 25, 2016

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  • Course

    Design in Codes, Standards & Regulations for Nuclear Power Plant Construction

    The course provides details of the ASME Section III Division 1 code requirements and their technical basis for the design of Class 1, 2 and 3 piping, pumps, valves and vessels in nuclear power plants.

    August 29, 2016

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  • Call for Papers

    ASME 2017 PVP Conference – Call for Papers, due 11/7

    Submit a paper for presentation at the ASME 2017 PVP Conference. This international technical forum that will cover a variety of topics related to Pressure Vessel and Piping technologies for the Power and Process Industries.

    September 26, 2016

    Submit an abstract

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  • Courses

    ASME Program 6104

    Sign up now for ASME Training and Development's premier training on Boilers & Pressure Vessels (BPV), Piping and Pipeline Systems (B31), and more, coming later this month in Houston.

    October 03, 2016

    Register now!

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  • Article

    Solar Power Round the Clock

    A new solar plant with molten salt storage has been built that stays hot through a summer night. And that could make solar power an option around the clock.

    September 12, 2016

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  • Video

    Video: Greener Cars and Automotive’s Future

    Autonomous vehicles powered by cleaner and more efficient hybrid engines will be the future of the automotive industry says hybrid propulsion expert Dr. Hai Wang of Stanford University.

    August 29, 2016

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  • Conference

    International Pipeline Conference 2016

    Join thousands of professionals from around the world to explore the latest pipeline technologies, products and services. Held in partnership with the International Pipeline Conference, the combined meeting is the largest and most important worldwide pipeline event.

    July 18, 2016

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  • Call for Papers

    Power & Energy 2017 - Call for papers – Deadline Oct 19

    Seeking papers for the 2017 ASME Power & Energy conference and the co-located International Conference on Power Engineering (ICOPE).

    August 29, 2016

    Submit an abstract

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  • Call for Papers

    ASME 2017 Turbo Expo Call for Papers Abstract deadline: Sept.12, 2016

    Seeking papers for publication at the ASME 2017 Turbo Expo Turbomachinery Technical Conference, to be held in June 2017 in Charlotte, NC. Abstracts are due by Sept. 12.

    August 15, 2016

    Submit an abstract

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  • Conference

    2016 ASME Internal Combustion Engine Fall Technical Conference

    The ASME IC Engines Conference brings together industry experts, academicians, students, and other professionals to share & exchange ideas over a broad spectrum of synergistic topics relating to the automotive and power generation industry.

    July 18, 2016

    Registration information

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  • Article

    More Crushes on Thor

    Sandia National Laboratories’ engineers are building a smaller accelerator that will be a fifth of the size of the Z machine and some 40 times more efficient.

    July 11, 2016

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  • Article

    Making Solar More Affordable

    A team of Stanford University engineers has found that ordinary metal oxides, such as rust, can be fashioned into solar cells that, unlike silicon, produce energy that can be stored and used when and where it’s needed.

    August 01, 2016

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  • Journal

    Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology

    This Journal covers all topics dealing with the design and analysis of pressure vessels, piping, and components. It also contains discussions of their related codes and standards.

    July 05, 2016

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  • Call for Papers

    OMAE 2017 - Call for Papers. Abstracts due Oct. 7

    This conference brings together a host of professionals from over 40 countries, involved in all aspects of ocean, off shore and arctic engineering. More than 900 technical papers are planned for presentation.

    September 12, 2016

    Submit an abstract

    More on OMAE

  • Book

    Pipeline Integrity Management Systems: A Practical Approach

    The key for success of Pipeline Integrity Management is the interaction between a management system (MS) and an Integrity Management Program (IMP), known as Pipeline Integrity Management System (PIMS). This book follows the process using examples, graphs and more.

    July 05, 2016

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  • Article

    Power to the People

    The federal Rural Electrification Act, signed into law 80 years ago this month, transformed the way rural Americans lived, worked and played.

    July 18, 2016

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  • Article

    Customized for Comfort

    Buildings use about half the energy in the United States, and close to half of that powers heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems. The director of the Center for the Built Environment says that’s wasteful.

    July 05, 2016

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  • Training

    Pipeline Training Week—Oct.31–Nov.4, 2016, Houston

    Come to Houston this fall and learn directly from pipeline experts and ASME Code leaders as they discuss best practice standards and practical approaches to address real-world design and safety issues. 

    July 18, 2016

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  • Global Impact

    Energy Transition Engineering: Meeting the Biggest Challenge Engineers Have Ever Faced

    Susan Krumdieck, a New Zealand–based engineering professor, outlines her work with Daniel Kenning, a UK-based sustainable energy engineer, on a new interdisciplinary practice called transition engineering.

    July 05, 2016

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  • Video

    Video: Oil and Gas: Where We Are Now

    Steven Szpunar, manager of advanced mechanical and mechatronics system design with GE Oil & Gas, talks about the state of the oil and gas industry today. Recorded at ASME’s IMECE 2015 in Houston, TX.

    May 09, 2016

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  • MasterClass

    MasterClass: Onshore Pipeline Design and Construction - A Practical Approach

    This two-day MasterClass provides a comprehensive overview of the varied activities that are involved in designing and constructing onshore pipeline infrastructure to transport hydrocarbons in a cost effective manner.

    July 05, 2016

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  • ME Magazine

    ME Magazine: At The Intersections

    As industry makes large investments in gas turbine technology, advanced manufacturing will play an important role in improving performance and reducing costs.

    June 13, 2016

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  • Article

    5 Areas to Consider for Jobs in Wind

    Two professors fill us in on areas to consider for jobs in wind. From national laboratories to even banking, find out how your skills might just fit in.

    June 06, 2016

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