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  • Application of high-frequency impedancemetry approach in measuring the deposition velocities of biomass and sand slurry flows in pipelines 

    Vaezi, Mahdi; Verma, Shubham; Kumar, Amit (Elsevier, 2018-10-17)
    Since the lower limit to operating velocities in slurry transport systems is influenced by deposition conditions, measuring the ″deposition velocity″ is an essential step in slurry pipelines’ design and operation. This ...
  • International Child Relocations from U.S. States 

    Parness, Jeffrey A. (2017)
    Child caretaking in the United States today frequently is undertaken by adults who do not operate under court orders or private agreements. The adults may, but need not then be, legal parents. There are usually constraints ...
  • Nonparental Childcare and Child Contact Orders for Grandparents 

    Parness, Jeffrey A.; Yorko, Alexander (2017)
    The U.S. Supreme Court has long recognized that the regulation of certain areas of domestic relations, including standing to seek a childcare order, rests within the virtually exclusive province of the states. State lawmakers ...
  • De Facto Parent and Nonparent Child Support Orders 

    Parness, Jeffrey A.; Timko, Matthew L. (2018)
    For ever so long U.S. state laws have recognized the federal constitutional right to “care, custody and control” of a child vested in the opposite sex married couple who bore the child of sex or in any formal adoptive ...
  • Marriage Equality, Parentage (In)Equality 

    Parness, Jeffrey A. (2017)
    Recently, several quite distinguished commentators have asked how, if at all, the U.S. Supreme Court will speak, after its same sex marriage ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges, to interstate inequalities involving the federal ...

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