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  Grid plan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The tradition of grid plans is continuous in China from the 15th century BC onward.
Arguably the most famous grid plan in history is the plan for New York City formulated in the Commissioners' Plan of 1811, a visionary proposal by the state legislature of New York for the development of most of upper Manhattan.
In the westward development of the United States, the use of the grid plan was nearly universal in the construction of new towns.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Grid_plan   (1434 words)

 Grid (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Grid (typography), laying out of a page using a grid of different-sized and -shaped rectangles
Grid plan, a city plan in which streets run at right angles to form a grid
Grid view or datagrid, a graphical user interface element that presents a tabular view of data
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Grid   (194 words)

 Grid plan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
By 2600 BC, Mohenjo-daro and Harappa of the Indus Valley Civilization (in Pakistan and North India) was built with blocks divided by a grid of straight streets running north-south and east-west.
The streets of these major cities were laid out in a perfect grid pattern, comparable to that of present day New York City.
Charged with the task, Edwin Waller designed a fourteen block grid that fronted the river on 640 acres (2.6 sq km).
www.airandspace.org /encyclopedia/Grid_plan   (1370 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The original town of Piraeus was planned by the architect Hippodamus of Miletus in the famous grid system that he devised, probably in the time of Pericles.
His original plans involved rebuilding the city in brick and stone to a grid plan with continental piazzas and avenues.
A consequence of the strict grid plan of most of Manhattan, and the grid's skew of approximately 28.9 degrees, is a phenomenon sometimes referred to as Manhattanhenge (by analogy with Stonehenge).
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/G/Grid-plan.htm   (1161 words)

 Northoftampa: Pasco: Road grid plan tries to bypass gridlock
The key is to build a grid of roads, in some cases well before the projected thousands of new homes arrive, to shunt traffic off State Road 54 and U.S. That's the position of the chamber as reflected by Tim Hayes, an attorney who serves as the chamber's governmental affairs specialist.
Plans call for extending and improving Overpass, Chancey and Curley roads, as well as SR 56 and the West Zephyrhills Bypass.
The county's goal is to extend and upgrade two lanes of Lake Patience in 2006, with plans to widen the road to four lanes later.
www.sptimes.com /2003/11/14/Northoftampa/Pasco__Road_grid_plan.shtml   (806 words)

 Oracle pushes grid plan - ZDNet UK News
Oracle executives have called grid computing the most significant new business technology to come along since the Internet, and they say Oracle is making its most innovative technology leap in a decade with a host of new database and related software products it's readying around the grid concept.
In a grid world, the idle time of hundreds of servers and databases could be pooled and allocated at different times for separate applications, dynamically adjusting to whichever system demanded the most processing power at the time.
One advantage of grid computing, Phillips added, is that companies can adopt the technology at their own pace by gradually replacing big, expensive servers that act as "islands of computation" with cheaper computers that share processing power over the grid.
news.zdnet.co.uk /hardware/servers/0,39020363,39116205,00.htm   (1172 words)

 Grid Computing: Is It Right for Your Company? > Grid Goals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The grid assessment measures the potential for practicing grid solutions within a corporation, determines whether the corporation is ready to embark on such a grid program, and defines where to focus efforts to gain the maximum benefit.
The result of the grid assessment can be used as the basis for defining corporate grid goals, grid adoption strategies, the business domains where a grid might be most effective, and the basis for a grid implementation plan.
Capacity planning and trend analysis are important for predicting future grid performance with new architecture and services, in order to plan acquisitions to meet future demands.
www.informit.com /articles/article.asp?p=340735&f1=rss   (716 words)

 The Hindu Business Line : National grid plan may get derailed
Any deviation in the grid frequency position beyond prescribed levels magnifies the chances of a grid collapse, with the northern grid narrowly averting flouts in the region on at least two occasions during the last six months.
According to the data, the northern grid has witnessed rampant overdrawal by States such as Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Haryana, with the situation worsening in December (when grid frequency was lower than limits 58.51 per cent of the time during the month) and January (54.87 per cent of the time).
The grid frequency is a real-time measure of how well the member States are adhering to their respective allocations for drawing power from generating stations within the region.
www.thehindubusinessline.com /2006/05/15/stories/2006051503200100.htm   (619 words)

 Electricity Commission - Grid upgrade plan
A Grid Upgrade Plan (GUP) is a plan, prepared by Transpower and submitted to the Electricity Commission, to upgrade the high-voltage transmission network, or national grid, that transmits electricity throughout the country.
Reliability investments are investments in the grid, or alternative arrangements, by Transpower that are primarily to reduce expected unserved energy.
Economic investments are investments that pass the grid investment test (GIT) and are not reliability investments.
www.electricitycommission.govt.nz /opdev/transmis/gup   (155 words)

 Governments Plan Data Grid Projects
Separate data grid plans involving hospitals, schools and municipal agencies in Cleveland and within Singapore's government were announced this month.
Miller said a plan for a grid connecting area hospitals is in the early discussion stages.
Creating a data grid that spans multiple organizations is relatively new, said Jonathan Eunice, an analyst at Illuminata Inc. in Nashua, N.H. Singapore has set up a CPU grid for developers of computer games aimed at the Asian market that they can use to test and deploy their products.
www.computerworld.com /printthis/2005/0,4814,102119,00.html   (555 words)

 Oracle takes lid off grid plan | Tech News on ZDNet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Grids are the big theme at the OpenWorld customer conference in San Francisco, which got under way Monday.
The appeal of grid computing, according to Oracle, IBM and others, is that it could save companies money by making their data centers less expensive to run.
He underscored Oracle's belief that the time is "ripe" for the concept to take hold among businesses because of the advent of low-cost computers such as the so-called blade servers from Dell, Hewlett-Packard, IBM and Sun Microsystems that generally cost less than $2,000 a box.
news.zdnet.com /2100-9584_22-5072248.html   (1221 words)

 Grid plan
These are extremely common in towns of the 18th century or later, which have often been created as part of a city plan, such as the New Town in Edinburgh, or the many towns and cities in Australia, the United States or Canada.
Older "new" towns such as those in New England are much less likely to use a grid plan.
(Washington, DC has examples of all three, although the alphabetical streets arguably are too far out to be part of the street grid there.)
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/gr/Grid_plan.html   (126 words)

 BBC News | SCOTLAND | Grid plan for high speed internet
Scientists from Glasgow and Edinburgh universities are hoping to create a grid linking some of the fastest computers on the planet.
The grid, to be operated from a National e-Science Centre, is part of the UK Government's drive to be among the frontrunners in building much faster and more powerful computing systems.
Although it is being created to support the most challenging computations needed for science and engineering, the grid should become a resource-sharing model that will be just as applicable in businesses or in the home.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/scotland/1460129.stm   (481 words)

 Big Apple History . Early New York . The Grid Plan | PBS KIDS GO!
Manhattan's population was growing so rapidly around 1800 that the state government realized it needed a plan for organizing the land on the island.
The 1811 grid was planned for a day when the population would be more than a million!
Illustrations: from the Plan of the City of New York, 1800, by Goerck and Mangin, courtesy of the Collection of the New-York Historical Society.
pbskids.org /bigapplehistory/early/topic15.html   (241 words)

 PG&E Slow to Embrace Davis' Grid Takeover Plan / Assets might bring more via bankruptcy
State takeover of California's utility-owned power grid is being held up by PG&E's concern that it could lose much of its economic base -- and corporate identity -- along with its high-voltage power lines, industry experts say.
The state's other big utility, Southern California Edison, quickly embraced the governor's plan and suggested that sale of its grid would go a long way toward "restoring normalcy to California's electricity situation." A similar deal between the state and the parent company of San Diego Gas & Electric is said to be close to completion.
The main issues revolve around what are known as bypasses, the ability of big power users to sidestep a utility by forging their own connections to independent power suppliers.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2001/03/06/MN165427.DTL&type=printable   (877 words)

 Document Title
Plans are stored in separate grid-square files/divisions, last excavated context being the lowest in pile.
Based on the plan overlays, which are sorted by grid-square from the uppermost excavated unit downwards, in the order of recording, the numbers of all drawn contexts are recorded per gridsquare on plan matrices.
Make sure that only the context numbers relevant to the plan of this grid square are filled in, which is different to the relationships on context sheets; they record the summary record of all grid squares including contexts that were not drawn.
www.york.ac.uk /depts/arch/strat/app1pt1.html   (1984 words)

 State Health Plan -- Healthiest Wisconsin 2010
The Implementation Plan is available as full templates and logic models, and is also now available as a summary publication and on a CD-ROM with other State Health Plan materials.
The relationship between leading health conditions and the State Health Plan health priorities is depicted in a grid, available as either a read-only document (PDF, 40 KB) or a data file (Excel, 49 KB).
The grid shows which health conditions can be expected to decrease in prevalence or severity when a given health priority is addressed.
dhfs.wisconsin.gov /statehealthplan   (638 words)

 Rate Plan Patterns
If a reservation is made for eight (8) days, but the rate plan pattern is only defined for seven (7), then the eighth day is assigned the rate plan from the first day of the rate plan pattern.
To delete an entire Rate Plan Pattern, simply select a pattern from the Rate Plan Pattern drop-down and click the Delete button.  A warning message displays, "The Rate Pattern code and ALL Rate Plan Patterns for the selected code will be deleted" and the Rate Plan Pattern selected is displayed.  Select Delete or Cancel.
When adding in the grid, the system displays a warning if any button or menu item is clicked before saving data entered.
www.resortdata.com /rdpwin/Help/System/RatePlanPatterns.htm   (341 words)

 Lao Power Sector Strategy Study- 12 Domestic Grid Development Plan
Associated with the distribution grid is 52 km of high-voltage (115 kV) transmission line to from Savannakhet to a new substation at Chanome which have already been built.
The national transmission grid plan of EdL's PDP predates the above-mentioned study, and will be revised in the future in line with the outcome of studies and financing of projects.
This would be connected by 115 kV lines to the existing grid, and will allow the transfer of the 5% of export power allocated to the domestic grid near to the principal load centre of Vientiane.
www.poweringprogress.org /lao-energy/policies/pss12.htm   (1284 words)

 Small Times: News about MEMS, Nanotechnology and Microsystems
Sept. 19, 2003 — It is vital that the electric grid of the country be modernized if we are to have any hope of preventing future disruptions in the electricity supply like those just experienced in the Northeast, Midwest and Canada.
Modern computer sensing, planning and control software could have prevented August's shutdown in the first place by diverting power from the wave front using what are called smart power controllers.
Our plan is to create and provide a national test bed in Texas for software and hardware tools that will use simulations and learning to plan for modernization, prevention of cascading failures, and response and remediation in case of attacks from both natural and man-made events.
www.smalltimes.com /document_display.cfm?section_id=76&document_id=6661   (666 words)

 Grad student's Manhattan model showing up on TV
The New York City grid plan, developed in the early 19th century, set the groundwork for the development and growth of the city.
As the name suggests, the grid plan sets a rigid framework of streets and avenues that is still used today.
By laying out the grid plan, the city commissioners attempted to facilitate the expansion of the city, and along with the importance of the Erie Canal, the grid plan helped make New York City great, explained Rose-Redwood.
www.collegian.psu.edu /archive/2003/10/10-21-03tdc/10-21-03dscihealth-01.asp   (959 words)

 Bell Laboratories Plan 9 Grid   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Plan 9 shared key file authentication is provided on TCP port 567 by
Our long term intention is to set up a grid of cpu servers around the country (LANL and U Calgary are also providing machines).
The second fossil is the one exported and used as the file system for all the other grid computers.
plan9.bell-labs.com /9grid   (254 words)

 National Grid - Budget Plan
The Budget Plan makes it easier to manage your household energy payments from season to season by taking the "peaks and valleys" out of your energy bills.
To qualify for the Budget Plan, your account balance must be current and have 12 months of billing history.
Once you have signed up, you'll start the Budget Plan when your account goes through the next billing cycle.
www.nationalgridus.com /narragansett/home/payment/3_budget_plan.asp   (102 words)

 IBM steps up grid partner plan | Tech News on ZDNet
Although use of the term varies, grid computing is the idea of several machines combining their processing power to tackle computing jobs.
For example, grid computing software can be used to schedule jobs more efficiently, or as a method to back up one server.
One of the challenges to the adoption of grid computing is that there are immature software interoperability standards.
news.zdnet.com /2100-3513_22-5491088.html   (670 words)

 July 18th Planning Board Meeting Agenda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Requests preliminary site plan review for an 88-unit multifamily development consisting of five (5) buildings with a total of 44 one-bedroom units, and 44 two-bedroom units, plus a one (1) story 4,063 +/- sq.
Requests preliminary site plan review for a new apartment complex consisting of seventy-two (72) units, sixteen (16) 1-bedroom units, forty (40) 2-bedroom units, and sixteen (16) 3-bedroom units, plus a community center.
Requests a revision to a previously approved site plan to add an approximate 44" X 18" canopy over the existing seasonal dining terrace.
www.townofpoughkeepsie.com /PBmtg718a.html   (358 words)

 kitchen floor plan grid   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
After printing grid using link above use the instructions below to layout your kitchen Measure walls at floor at center of wall and at Direct Kitchen Source is your complete source for kitchen cabinets bathroom cabinets cabinet hardware and cabinet accessories.
There are enough symbols to plan a home up square foot Floor Plan Grid.
The past year brought forward plans for a glass-and-steel condominium high-rise and the completion of a new downtown park.
a98-in-deals-n-discounts.info /kitchen/kitchen-floor-plan-grid.htm   (440 words)

 Alexander's Gas & Oil Connections - Southern states oppose FERC's power grid transmission plan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
While FERC's plan is moving smoothly in the Northeast and Midwest, it has hit a wall of opposition from Southern regulators who see it usurping their power and possibly boosting costs for consumers.
In April, the agency revised its grid design plan to allow regions to set their own timetables and decide how to monitor new power markets.
However, Kerr said he still had "lingering fundamental scepticism" about the grid plan and feared extra layers of bureaucracy that a federal regime might impose.
www.gasandoil.com /goc/news/ntn33452.htm   (373 words)

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