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  • The effect of arm posture and descent height on landing forces 

    Polsani, Anoop Kumar (2006-12)
    Operators of mobile construction equipment (e.g., bulldozers, scrapers, etc.) often opt to descend out of the cabin in an irregular fashion without using proper egress methods, despite being trained on proper egress methods. ...
  • Effect of conditioners on Cu-Cu and Al-Cu high current density sliding electrical contacts 

    Badamikar, Anupam Shirish (Wichita State University, 2009-12)
    This study was aimed at evaluating the performance of contact conditioners in sliding electrical contacts. Cu-Cu and Al-Cu sliding contacts have been tested at current densities up to 933 A/mm2 and 733 A/mm2 respectively. A ...
  • Effect of hand sanitizer location on hand hygiene compliance 

    Cure Vellojin, Laila N.; Van Enk, Richard (Elsevier B.V., 2015-09-01)
    Background: Hand hygiene is the most important intervention to prevent infection in hospitals. Health care workers should clean their hands at least before and after contact with patients. Hand sanitizer dispensers are ...
  • The effect of pallet distance on torso kinematics and low back disorder risk 

    Jorgensen, Michael J.; Handa, Amit; Veluswamy, Prabaharan; Bhatt, Manish (Taylor & Francis, 2005-06)
    Intervention research for prevention of occupational low back injuries has focused on the effects of reducing extreme torso flexion and the external moment. Little is known about prevention strategies for torso twisting ...
  • The effect of post cure temperature on fiber/matrix adhesion of T650/Cycom 5320-1 using the micro-droplet technique 

    Rahmani, Nassim; Willard, Bethany; Lease, Kevin; Legesse, Ephriem T.; Soltani, Seyed A.; Keshavanarayana, Suresh (Elsevier B.V., 2015-09)
    The interfacial shear strength (IFSS) of a specific carbon fiber/epoxy composite (T650/Cycom 5320-1) was investigated to determine how changes in post cure temperature affects the fiber/matrix adhesion. The degree of cure ...
  • Effect of torso flexion on the lumbar torso extensor muscle sagittal plane moment arms 

    Jorgensen, Michael J.; Marras, William S.; Gupta, Purnendu; Waters, Thomas R. (Elsevier BV, 2003-09)
    Accurate anatomical inputs for biomechanical models are necessary for valid estimates of internal loading. The magnitude of the moment arm of the lumbar erector muscle group is known to vary as a function of such variables ...
  • Effect of variations of riveting process on the quality of riveted joints 

    Bajracharya, Bijay (2006-12)
    This thesis presents a study of the effect of controllable riveting parameters, mainly squeeze force, rivet length, rivet diameter tolerance, hole countersunk depth and hole diameter tolerance, on the quality of formed ...
  • Effect of whole body vibration exercise on muscle activity when using elastic resistance bands 

    Hawkins, William C.; Swart, Brent; Amick, Ryan Zackary (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2012-04-18)
    INTRODUCTION: Whole-body vibration (WBV) has been shown to increase muscle fiber recruitment during isotonic contractions. No prior published studies have used elastic resistance. PURPOSE: The main purpose of this study ...
  • Efficiency analysis and strategic planning for colleges of engineering 

    Ghobahi Katamjani, Ali (Wichita State University, 2014-12)
    As the need for engineers increase, there is a parallel decrease in public funding of higher education. The press for increased efficiency in the system of higher education is inevitable. Although each college of engineering ...
  • Efficiency measure for colleges of engineering 

    Katamjani, Ali Ghobahi; Malzahn, Don E.; Whitman, Lawrence E. (American Society for Engineering Education, 2014-06-15)
    As the need for engineers increases, there is a parallel decrease in public funding of higher education. The press for increased efficiency in the system of higher education is inevitable. Although each college of engineering ...
  • EI2N 2012 PC Co-chairs message 

    Panetto, Herve; Whitman, Lawrence E.; Dassisti, Michele; Cecil, J.; Park, Jinwoo (Springer-Verlag, 2012)
    After the successful Sixth edition in 2011, the seventh edition of the Enterprise Integration, Interoperability and Networking workshop (EI2N2012) has been organised as part of the OTM2012 Federated Conferences and is ...
  • Electroplating of iron on AZ31 magnesium alloy for coronary stent applications 

    Senthil Kumar, Siddarth (Wichita State University, 2014-05)
    This thesis is sequestered till May 2015.
  • Emerging Communities of Practice in the Global System Era 

    Schunk, Pin Pin (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2011-05-04)
    This study focuses on developing a facilitative model of building and sustaining a community of practice (CoP) as well as the preservation of its domain knowledge within a complex system of systems. It examines complex ...
  • An empirical tool life equation for diamond interlocked tool based on delamination 

    Dhuttargaon, Mukund S. (2007-05)
    Though composites are commonly molded for achieving near net-shape, they have to undergo precise machining in order to achieve the dimensional stability and an interface quality. A complicated interaction between polymer ...
  • End-of-life analysis of advanced materials 

    Asmatulu, Eylem (Wichita State University, 2013-05)
    This dissertation has four major objectives: the first three ones are focused on the EOL of the advanced materials, while the fourth objective concerns the economic and environmental impacts of recycling aircraft materials. ...
  • Energy analysis of manufacturing equipment in a production setting 

    Corcoran, Samantha L. (Wichita State University, 2010-08)
    Manufacturers are increasingly looking at ways to reduce operating costs through energy savings. While research has been done to identify energy usage throughout a facility--such as lighting, computers, heating and ...
  • Energy consumption of VA hospital CT scans 

    Esmaeili, Mohammad Amin; Jahromi, Ashkan S.; Twomey, Janet M.; Yildirim, Mehmet Bayram; Overcash, Michael; Elsken, Tyson; Dominquez, Fernando; Thomas, Nicholas; Mcadam, Ashlee (IEEE, 2011-05)
    The United States healthcare spending was about $7,681 per resident and accounted for 16.2% of the nation's GDP in 2008 and rose to compromise about 18% of the nation's GDP by 2010. As healthcare sector continues to grow ...
  • Ensemble of data-driven prognostic algorithms for robust prediction of Remaining Useful Life 

    Hu, Chao; Youn, Byeng D.; Wang, Pingfeng; Yoon, Joung Taek (Elsevier, 2012-03)
    Prognostics aims at determining whether a failure of an engineered system (e.g., a nuclear power plant) is impending and estimating the remaining useful life (RUL) before the failure occurs. The traditional data-driven ...
  • Environmental impacts of healthcare services: delivery of x-ray services 

    Esmaeili, Mohammad Amin; Twomey, Janet M.; Yildirim, Mehmet Bayram; Overcash, Michael; Jahromi, Ashkan S.; Thomas, Nicholas; Mcadam, Ashlee; Dominquez, Fernando (IEEE, 2011-05)
    THE healthcare sector of the U.S rose to compromise about 18% of the nation's GDP in 2010. In meeting patient needs healthcare organizations spend nearly $8.8 billion each year on energy. To achieve energy reduction, the ...
  • Environmental sustainability: Metrics and definitions 

    Nezami, Farnaz Ghazi (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2010-04-23)
    Corporate sustainability as a newly defined concept is based on five main pillars of environment, business excellence, innovation, governance and human contributions. Among these pillars, environment is an important one ...