HPVC

AcronymDefinition
HPVCHypoxic Pulmonary Vasoconstriction
HPVCHigh Production Volume Chemical
HPVCHigh Performance Visualization Center (University of Southern Mississippi)
HPVCHuman Powered Vehicle Challenge
HPVCHumboldt Park Vocational Center (Chicago, IL)
HPVCHard Polyvinyl Chloride
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Although it was the overall runner-up at HPVC West, the Missouri S&T team was the overall winner at the HPVC East competition hosted by the University of Florida in Gainesville two weeks later.
HPVC paints are generally characterized as being more "flat" than LPVC paints.
for LPVC paint and 139 [micro]m for HPVC paint were selected for estimation of the diffusion coefficient for both cases by minimizing the RMSE.
For the 1994 HPVC, a random sample of employees and retirees at each of seven companies was selected from each health plan offered by the seven participating employers using a sampling technique stratified by plan.
The response rate to the HPVC survey was just above 50 percent.
Rose-Hulman's entry, Namazu, tipped over during the first HPVC East event, the women's speed competition, finishing 24th.
The HPVC West event, held in San Jose, Calif., a few weeks later, had more predictable results.
The HPVC India event consisted of a design evaluation, followed by a double-elimination drag race speed competition and a two-and-a-half-hour endurance event.
Michael Moorhead, the winning team's advisor and an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the university said, "Rose-Hulman has found tremendous success at ASME's HPVC over the past several years.
But over the past nine HPVC competitions, Rose-Hulman has won eight, including the victory at this year's HPVC East.
ASME currently hosts three HPVC Events: in the Eastern and Western regions of the U.S.
The Rose-Hulman Human Powered Vehicle Team, which placed first in both the East and West Coast HPVC competitions in 2009, also received the Knovelty Award for exceptional creativity and innovation in design, a special judges' award given on behalf of the competition sponsor, Knovel.