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  • A framework to minimize total energy consumption and total tardiness on a single machine 

    Mouzon, Gilles C.; Yildirim, Mehmet Bayram (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    A great amount of energy is wasted in industry by machines which stay idle due to underutilization. A way to avoid consuming the wasted energy is to incorporate energy consumption into consideration while making the ...
  • Frequency estimation using subspace methods 

    Shatnawi, Heba Awad Addad (Wichita State University, 2009-05)
    Complex frequency estimation problem plays a significant role in many engineering applications. The estimation process was traditionally achieved by the Eigenvalue Decomposition (EVD) of the spatial correlation matrix ...
  • Frequency offset effects on Maximin and MOSTLE 

    Yang, Dong-Hyeuk (2006-07)
    The Maximin algorithm, proposed by Dr. Torrieri and Bakhru, adaptively updates the weights of an antenna array to provide simultaneous interference suppression and beamforming in a frequency hopping (FH) communication ...
  • Friction stir weld development and dynamic crash testing of bumper-beam / crash-box assemblies made from AA66082-T6 and AA6063-T6 extrusions 

    Baratzadeh, Farzad (Wichita State University, 2013-12)
    Advancements in friction stir welding (FSW) have enabled the development and testing of a lightweight automotive bumper-beam/crash-box assembly. Previously, a test fixture to dynamically (crash) test the functionality of ...
  • Friction stir welding: thermal effects of a parametric study on butt and lap welds 

    Naidu, Rajesh B. (2006-12)
    The purpose of this thesis was to develop and validate finite element models of the friction stir welding process for butt and lap welds for specific experimental cases that in effect enhances the predictability of ...
  • A fully Bayesian approach for sample size determination 

    Safaie, Nasser (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2010-04-23)
    The sample size determination plays a significant role in design and analysis of many engineering problems plus data sampling projects. There is a number of sampling techniques including both classical as well as Bayesian ...
  • Fundamentals of safety 

    Khan, Waseem Sabir; Asmatulu, Ramazan (Elsevier, 2013)
    In this modern era, the science of safety mainly concerns all possible danger associated with the utilization of existing and/or developing technologies. Through development of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH ...
  • A fuzzy block replacement algorithm for disk caches 

    Pendse, Ravi; Walterscheidt, U.; Kua, S.C. (IEEE, 1996-08-18)
    In this paper, we present a new block replacement algorithm for disk caches. Our Fuzzy Block Replacement Algorithm (fuzzy block-RA) utilizes nine fuzzy rules to pick out the block to be evicted when an I/O reference causes ...
  • A fuzzy multi objective model for a green generation expansion problem 

    Meza, Jose L. Ceciliano; Nezami, Farnaz Ghazi (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2010-04-23)
    In this paper, a comprehensive fuzzy multi-objective model is presented for generation expansion planning problem considering uncertainty in objective functions and demand constraint. The purpose of the model is determining ...
  • A fuzzy multi-objective model for a green generation expansion problem 

    Nezami, Farnaz Ghazi; Meza, Jose L. Ceciliano; Yildirim, Mehmet Bayram; Masud, Abu S.M. (2010-03-25)
    In this paper a comprehensive fuzzy multi-objective model is presented for generation expansion planning problem considering uncertainty in objective functions and demand constraints. The purpose of the model is determining ...
  • Galvanic corrosion of Al/Cu meshes with carbon fibers and graphene and ITO-based nanocomposite coatings as alternative approaches for lightning strikes 

    Zhang, Bangwei; Patlolla, Vamsidhar Reddy; Chiao, D.; Kalla, Devi Kiran; Misak, Heath Edward; Asmatulu, Ramazan (SPRINGER LONDON LTD, 2013-07)
    Earlier airplane fuselages were made primarily of aluminum alloy sheets, which have very good electrical conductivity. If lightning strikes an aluminum alloy surface, the current generated by the lightning can easily flow ...
  • Gender influences on spine loads during complex lifting 

    Marras, William S.; Davis, Kermit; Jorgensen, Michael J. (Elsevier, 2003-03)
    Background context: Previous research has documented differences in spine loading between genders when the imposed load is normalized relative to the size of the person. However, under realistic work conditions the magnitude ...
  • Gene delivery with PCL nanofiber in vitro 

    Ceylan, Muhammet; Jiang, Jianhoa (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2013-05-08)
    Gene therapy has widely been known to be the promising treatment approach for many diseases, whether acquired or inherited through a genetic disorder. Viral and nonviral vectors are the primary research fields of gene ...
  • General logical linear nearest neighbor (LLNN) architecture for fault-tolerant quantum computation 

    Mudbhari, Pratima Kumari (Wichita State University, 2008-12)
    We present a general scheme for implementing fault-tolerant quantum computation. We discuss a general two-dimensional architecture of qubits involving only linear nearest neighbor interactions. Between the qubits by using ...
  • Generalization of the collision cone approach for motion safety in 3-D environments 

    Chakravarthy, Animesh; Ghose, Debasish (Springer, 2012-02)
    Avoidance of collision between moving objects in a 3-D environment is fundamental to the problem of planning safe trajectories in dynamic environments. This problem appears in several diverse fields including robotics, air ...
  • A generic model-free approach for lithium-ion battery health management 

    Bai, Guangxing; Wang, Pingfeng; Hu, Chao; Pecht, Michael (Elsevier Ltd., 2014-12-15)
    Accurate estimation of the state-of-charge (SoC) and state-of-health (SoH) for an operating battery system, as a critical task for battery health management, greatly depends on the validity and generalizability of battery ...
  • A generic probabilistic framework for structural health prognostics and uncertainty management 

    Wang, Pingfeng; Youn, Byeng D.; Hu, Chao (Elsevier, 2012-04)
    Structural health prognostics can be broadly applied to various engineered artifacts in an engineered system. However, techniques and methodologies for health prognostics become application-specific. This study thus aims ...
  • A Generic Reliability and Risk Centered Maintenance Framework for Wind Turbines 

    Jagannath, Dwarakanath (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2011-05-04)
    Operation and maintenance (O&M) are significant contributors to the cost of energy in wind industry. To reduce the cost, effective maintenance strategies have become an indispensable part of operational decision-making for ...
  • Genetic algorithm to solve a multi-objective scheduling problem 

    Mouzon, Gilles C.; Yildirim, Mehmet Bayram (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2007-04-27)
    Energy is expensive and a potential way to reduce energy consumption may be through using intelligent scheduling techniques. In this paper, we propose a genetic algorithm to solve a single machine scheduling problem where ...
  • A global learning experience in supply chain logistics management 

    Yildirim, Mehmet Bayram; Barut, Mehmet; Kilic, Kemal (2004)
    Global competition created multinational supply chains where raw materials from different countries are manufactured in a country, marketed in another, and consumed by consumers in different countries so that cost ...